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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Andres X. Vargas Democrat - 3rd Essex

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H.30  HD.3598 By Representative Armini of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, House, No. 30) of Jennifer Balinsky Armini and Andres X. Vargas for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the title of the Governor. The Judiciary.
H.135  HD.2684 By Representatives Cabral of New Bedford and Garcia of Chelsea, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 135) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Judith A. Garcia and others for legislation to establish basic needs assistance for Massachusetts immigrant residents. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.144  HD.507 By Representative Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 144) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the payment standards for monthly benefits for parents with dependent children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.150  HD.2737 By Representative Domb of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 150) of Mindy Domb and others for legislation to authorize agricultural healthy incentives program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.160  HD.3336 By Representatives Finn of West Springfield and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 160) of Michael J. Finn, Sean Garballey and others relative to individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.357  HD.3698 By Representative Lipper-Garabedian of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 357) of Kate Lipper-Garabedian and others relative to banning the sale of cell phone location information. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.437  HD.1915 By Representative Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 437) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to the training, assessment, and assignment of qualified school interpreters in educational settings. Education.
H.456  HD.3080 By Representative Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 456) of Marjorie C. Decker for legislation to expand access to family, friend, and neighbor-provided childcare administered by the Department of Early Education and Care. Education.
H.465  HD.3568 By Representatives Doherty of Taunton and Hamilton of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 465) of Carol A. Doherty, Ryan M. Hamilton and others relative to establishing comprehensive school counseling programs. Education.
H.534  HD.1783 By Representatives Livingstone of Boston and Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 534) of Jay D. Livingstone, Christine P. Barber and others for legislation to increase access to disposable menstrual products. Education.
H.538  HD.485 By Representatives Moran of Lawrence and Scanlon of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 538) of Frank A. Moran, Adam Scanlon and others for legislation to provide for a program of capital investments for vocational-technical education programs and regional vocational-technical schools. Education.
H.544  HD.3874 By Representatives O'Day of West Boylston and Howard of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 544) of James J. O'Day, Vanna Howard and others that certain schools develop written policies ensuring parental or legal guardian notification of comprehensive sexual health education. Education.
H.550  HD.3631 By Representative Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 550) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and Michael J. Barrett relative to access to certain schools for vulnerable students. Education.
H.558  HD.350 By Representative Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 558) of Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a farm to school grants program within the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to promote healthy eating and strengthen the agricultural economy. Education.
S.608  SD.956 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 608) of Brendan P. Crighton, Vanna Howard, Susannah M. Whipps, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to mandate access to cancer screenings for firefighters through health care benefits plans or programs provided by the public employer. Financial Services.
H.825  HD.577 By Representative Hawkins of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 825) of James K. Hawkins and others relative to pesticides. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.838  SD.1522 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 838) of Michael O. Moore, John J. Cronin, James K. Hawkins, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to advance placement examinations. Higher Education.
S.897  SD.1981 By Mr. Oliveira, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 897) of Jacob R. Oliveira, Lenny Mirra, Lydia Edwards, Joseph D. McKenna and other members of the General Court for legislation to allow movable tiny houses as permanent residential dwellings and accessory dwelling units. Housing.
H.959  HD.3037 By Representative Cahill of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 959) of Daniel Cahill and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination against 340B drug discount program participants. Financial Services.
H.1080  HD.1494 By Representative Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1080) of John J. Lawn, Jr., and others for legislation to mandate cancer screenings for firefighters through health care benefits plans or programs provided by the public employer. Financial Services.
H.1138  HD.2387 By Representatives Sabadosa of Northampton and Higgins of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1138) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Natalie M. Higgins and others relative to health insurance coverage for voluntary female sterilization. Financial Services.
H.1139  HD.2467 By Representative Sabadosa of Northampton and Senator Miranda, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1139) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Liz Miranda and others relative to insurance coverage for doula services. Financial Services.
H.1231  HD.636 By Representative Nguyen of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1231) of Tram T. Nguyen and others relative to increasing the rates of payment for certain social service programs to promote an enhanced care worker minimum wage. Health Care Financing.
H.1237  HD.2153 By Representative Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1237) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to ensure equitable health coverage for children. Health Care Financing.
H.1250  HD.2257 By Representatives Williams of Springfield and Garcia of Chelsea, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1250) of Bud L. Williams, Judith A. Garcia and others for legislation to advance health equity and to establish a secretary of equity. Health Care Financing.
H.1260  HD.2755 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Duffy of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1260) of Sean Garballey, Patricia A. Duffy and others relative to committing to higher education the resources to insure a strong and healthy public higher education system. Higher Education.
H.1266  HD.2601 By Representative Higgins of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1266) of Natalie M. Higgins and others that institutions of higher education adopt policies on academic transcript notations and appeals relating to sexual misconduct. Higher Education.
H.1280  HD.3806 By Representatives Madaro of Boston and Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1280) of Adrian C. Madaro, Chynah Tyler and others relative to advanced placement examinations and college credit. Higher Education.
H.1424  HD.3847 By Representatives Connolly of Cambridge and Higgins of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1424) of Mike Connolly, Natalie M. Higgins and others relative to workplace discrimination complaints. The Judiciary.
H.1451  HD.2746 By Representatives Decker of Cambridge and Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1451) of Marjorie C. Decker, Kay Khan and others relative to the expungement of juvenile and young adult records. The Judiciary.
H.1485  HD.2339 By Representatives Finn of West Springfield and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1485) of Michael J. Finn, Sean Garballey and others relative to authorizing supported probate law decision-making agreements for certain adults with disabilities. The Judiciary.
S.1502  SD.614 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1502) of Julian Cyr, Vanna Howard, Susannah M. Whipps, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce certain toxic chemicals in firefighter personal protective equipment. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1546  HD.1307 By Representatives Higgins of Leominster and Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1546) of Natalie M. Higgins, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others for legislation to establish a bill of rights for survivors of sexual assault and related purposes. The Judiciary.
H.1547  HD.1844 By Representatives Higgins of Leominster and Nguyen of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1547) of Natalie M. Higgins, Tram T. Nguyen and others relative to domestic violence protections. The Judiciary.
H.1597  HD.3295 By Representatives Keefe of Worcester and Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1597) of Mary S. Keefe, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others for legislation to strengthen justice and support for sex trade survivors. The Judiciary.
S.1624  SD.1400 By Mr. Collins, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1624) of Nick Collins, Vanna Howard, Susannah M. Whipps, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to disability or death caused by infectious diseases, presumption. Public Service.
S.1645  SD.509 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1645) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Susannah M. Whipps, Vanna Howard and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the disability or death caused by post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Public Service.
S.1681  SD.78 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1681) of Anne M. Gobi, John C. Velis, Vanna Howard, Susannah M. Whipps and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Parkinson's disease disability and death in firefighters. Public Service.
H.1701  HD.639 By Representatives Nguyen of Andover and Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1701) of Tram T. Nguyen, Christine P. Barber and others relative to supporting survivors of trafficking and abuse and encouraging increased access to opportunities through expungement and/or sealing of records. The Judiciary.
H.1702  HD.625 By Representatives Nguyen of Andover and Higgins of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1702) of Tram T. Nguyen, Natalie M. Higgins and others relative to protections for sexual assault survivors. The Judiciary.
H.1710  HD.3510 By Representatives O'Day of West Boylston and Cruz of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1710) of James J. O'Day, Manny Cruz and others relative to the age of criminal majority. The Judiciary.
H.1838  HD.3477 By Representative Cahill of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1838) of Daniel Cahill and others for legislation to prohibit health care worker mandatory overtime. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1877  HD.2995 By Representative Fluker Oakley of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1877) of Brandy Fluker Oakley and others for legislation to establish a hospital and community health center worker minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1924  HD.347 By Representative Moran of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1924) of Frank A. Moran and others for legislation to promote the recruitment and retention of hospital workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1927  HD.622 By Representative Nguyen of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1927) of Tram T. Nguyen and others for legislation to protect injured workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1966  HD.2465 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1966) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to access to addiction services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1972  HD.897 By Representatives Cutler of Pembroke and LaNatra of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1972) of Josh S. Cutler, Kathleen R. LaNatra and Vanna Howard relative to expanding access to mental health services and strengthening risk assessment protocols. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1981  HD.2682 By Representatives Fernandes of Falmouth and Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1981) of Dylan A. Fernandes, Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to preventing overdose deaths and increasing access to treatment. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2019  HD.2497 By Representative Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2019) of Brian M. Ashe and others relative to kennel safety. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.2132  HD.1209 By Representatives Barber of Somerville and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2132) of Christine P. Barber, Sean Garballey and others for legislation to establish a children’s vision and eye health advisory council. Public Health.
H.2133  HD.2263 By Representatives Barber of Somerville and Sabadosa of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2133) of Christine P. Barber, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and others relative to hormonal contraceptives. Public Health.
H.2143  HD.913 By Representative Capano of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2143) of Peter Capano and others that the Department of Public Health create a process for state receivership for certain hospitals or free-standing clinics that provides essential health services. Public Health.
H.2195  HD.1217 By Representative Higgins of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2195) of Natalie M. Higgins and others for legislation to establish a sexual assault counselor task force. Public Health.
H.2197  HD.3324 By Representative Hogan of Stow and Senator Cyr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2197) of Kate Hogan, Julian Cyr and others for legislation to protect public health from PFAS. Public Health.
H.2209  HD.3100 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Fluker Oakley of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2209) of Kay Khan, Brandy Fluker Oakley and others for legislation to establish a board of registration in midwifery and further regulating out-of-hospital birth access and safety. Public Health.
H.2229  HD.2249 By Representative Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2229) of Jay D. Livingstone and Paul McMurtry relative to anesthesiologist assistants. Public Health.
H.2246  HD.2342 By Representatives O'Day of West Boylston and Philips of Sharon, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2246) of James J. O'Day, Edward R. Philips and others for legislation to authorize attending physicians to prescribe medical aid in dying medication that will end the life of patients in a peaceful manner. Public Health.
H.2288  HD.2459 By Representatives Balser of Newton and Cruz of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2288) of Ruth B. Balser, Manny Cruz and others for legislation to prohibit local and state involvement in federal immigration enforcement, unless required by law. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2330  HD.1835 By Representative Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2330) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to providing protections for health care employees who are victims of violence or assault and battery. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2339  HD.1201 By Representative Hawkins of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2339) of James K. Hawkins and others relative to the reduction of certain toxic chemicals in firefighter personal protective equipment. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2342  HD.736 By Representatives Higgins of Leominster and Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2342) of Natalie M. Higgins, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others that the crime laboratory within the Department of the State Police conduct an audit of offender DNA profiles included on the state DNA databank system. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2473  Senate, October 19, 2023 -- The committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 210) of Pavel M. Payano for legislation to expand licensure opportunity for school counselors; and (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Andres X. Vargas and Ryan M. Hamilton relative to expanding licensure opportunities for school counselors, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2473).
H.2505  HD.2901 By Representative Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2505) of Daniel M. Donahue and others relative to public employee retiree benefits. Public Service.
H.2512  HD.2486 By Representative Elliott of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2512) of Rodney M. Elliott and others relative to retirement for certain nuclear energy related employees of University of Massachusetts Lowell. Public Service.
H.2522  HD.2584 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Cahill of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2522) of Sean Garballey, Daniel Cahill and others relative to Parkinson's disease disability and death of certain firefighters and other public safety officers in the contributory retirement plan for public employees. Public Service.
H.2528  HD.1836 By Representative Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2528) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the presumption for disability or death cause by contagious diseases. Public Service.
S.2578  SD.2978 Senate, February 12, 2024 --The committee on Public Health, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1352) of Julian Cyr for legislation to modernize childhood lead poisoning prevention; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2280) of Andres X. Vargas and others relative to childhood lead poisoning prevention, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2578).
H.2594  HD.1400 By Representative McGonagle of Everett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2594) of Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr., and others relative to a post-traumatic stress disorder presumption for certain retirement benefits. Public Service.
H.2639  HD.281 By Representative Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2639) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., and Brian M. Ashe relative to retirement credit for private or parochial school teaching. Public Service.
H.2859  HD.1813 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Santiago of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2859) of Kay Khan, Jon Santiago and others for legislation to impose an excise tax on distributors of certain drinks with added sugar and promoting healthy alternatives to such drinks. Revenue.
H.2932  HD.2376 By Representative Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2932) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to establish a family caregiving tax credit. Revenue.
H.2954  HD.176 By Representative Soter of Bellingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2954) of Michael J. Soter and others relative to property taxes for 100% disabled veterans. Revenue.
H.2974  HD.2933 By Representatives Vitolo of Brookline and Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2974) of Tommy Vitolo, David M. Rogers and others relative to senior property tax deferral. Revenue.
H.3272  HD.2385 By Representative Blais of Deerfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3272) of Natalie M. Blais and others for legislation to increase regional transit accessibility. Transportation.
H.3314  HD.3030 By Representative Fluker Oakley of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3314) of Brandy Fluker Oakley and others relative providing notices and taking certain other actions to reduce debt-based driving restrictions. Transportation.
H.3606  HD.1314 By Representative Cassidy of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3606) of Gerard J. Cassidy and others relative to the use of the term physician. Public Health.
H.3774  HD.3005 By Representative Meschino of Hull, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 9) of Joan Meschino and others for legislation to create a climate bank to facilitate innovative financing solutions for climate and clean energy innovations in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Financial Services.
H.4115  An Act to prevent abuse and exploitation
H.4162  An Act relative to property tax relief for 100% disabled veterans
H.4241  An Act to prevent abuse and exploitation
H.4265  An Act relative to advanced placement examinations and college credit
H.4269  An Act to facilitate student financial assistance
H.4396  An Act relative to individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities
H.4399  An Act to expand access to career technical education and other alternative pathways that improve student opportunities and outcomes
H.4416  An Act relative to the training, assessment, and assignment of qualified school interpreters in educational settings
H.4424  An Act relative to food literacy
H.4453  An Act establishing the hunger-free campus initiative
H.4486  An Act to protect Massachusetts public health from PFAS
H.4564  An Act to increase kennel safety, aka Ollie's Law
H.4566  An Act promoting access to midwifery care and out-of-hospital birth options
H.4632  An Act establishing the Massachusetts Data Privacy Act
H.4744  An Act to prevent abuse and exploitation
H.4773  An Act promoting access to midwifery care and out-of-hospital birth options
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.