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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Bruce E. Tarr Republican - First Essex and Middlesex

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Minority Leader
  Bruce.Tarr@masenate.gov

State House

24 Beacon St.
Room 308
Boston, MA, 02133
Phone:
617-722-1600
Fax:
(617) 722-1310
Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
  SD.2099 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to juvenile parole retroactivity. The Judiciary.
  HD.3864 By Representative Jones of North Reading and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr and others for legislation to repeal the 2013 sales tax on computer and software technology services. Revenue.
  HD.4163 By Representative Jones of North Reading and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to the unemployment insurance rate. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.15  SD.1343 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 15) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross and Geoff Diehl for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the reform of the Executive Council. The Judiciary.
S.18  SD.1628 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 18) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross and Michael R. Knapik for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to require a supermajority vote for the utilization of rainy day funds. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.64  SD.1523 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 64) of Bruce E. Tarr, Bruce J. Ayers, Richard J. Ross, James E. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect disabled persons from financial exploitation. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.79  SD.1638 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 79) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to establish the Massachusetts Capital Partnership Program. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.145  SD.1432 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 145) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to reduce the furnishing or procuring of alcohol to a minor by an adult. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.146  SD.1548 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 146) of Bruce E. Tarr and Angelo L. D'Emilia for legislation to prevent discrimination on certain boards of registration. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.147  SD.1626 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 147) of Bruce E. Tarr and Richard J. Ross for legislation to reduce the furnishing or procuring of alcohol to a minor by an adult. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.148  SD.1630 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 148) of Bruce E. Tarr and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to stabilize lottery revenues to provide predictable aid to cities and towns. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.149  SD.1693 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 149) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to dual agency disclosure and real estate. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.150  SD.1720 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 150) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to recognize the independence of franchise operators. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.194  SD.1497 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 194) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, James E. Timilty and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to establish a permanent annual sales tax holiday. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.195  SD.1607 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 195) of Bruce E. Tarr and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to increase research and development in emerging industries. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.196  SD.1625 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 196) of Bruce E. Tarr and Ann-Margaret Ferrante for legislation to provide for loans for waterfront development. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.197  SD.1768 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 197) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to gaming. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.225  HD.2787 By Representative Hill of Ipswich and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 225) of Bradford Hill and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to require physicians and physicians assistants to certify being trained in eating disorders when applying to renew their licenses. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.271  SD.1310 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 271) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to DESE contracts. Education.
S.272  SD.1331 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 272) of Bruce E. Tarr, Danielle W. Gregoire and Ann-Margaret Ferrante for legislation relative to ensuring the integrity of charter schools. Education.
S.273  SD.1384 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 273) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael F. Rush, Michael R. Knapik, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to school safety issues. Education.
S.274  SD.1427 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 274) of Bruce E. Tarr, John P. Fresolo, Randy Hunt, Angelo L. D'Emilia and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide child exploitation awareness education. Education.
S.275  SD.1614 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 275) of Bruce E. Tarr and Richard J. Ross for legislation to promote alternative dispute resolution for students. Education.
S.276  SD.1629 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 276) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to authorize Performance-Based Education Funding. Education.
S.277  SD.1764 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 277) of Bruce E. Tarr and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation relative to empowering vocational schools. Education.
S.307  SD.1602 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 307) of Bruce E. Tarr, Geoff Diehl and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to create a statewide assisted living facility master plan. Elder Affairs.
S.308  SD.1744 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 308) of Bruce E. Tarr and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation relative to psychotropic medications. Elder Affairs.
S.338  SD.1435 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 338) of Bruce E. Tarr and Richard J. Ross for legislation to remove unfair incumbent advantage from the ballot and to change unenrolled to independent. Election Laws.
S.339  SD.1586 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 339) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik and James E. Timilty for legislation relative to voter identification. Election Laws.
S.340  SD.1657 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 340) of Bruce E. Tarr, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and Richard J. Ross for legislation relative to residency requirements for voting. Election Laws.
S.341  SD.1658 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 341) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to an independent redistricting commission. Election Laws.
S.402  SD.1328 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 402) of Bruce E. Tarr and Leonard Mirra (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to authorizing the relocation, replacement, reconstruction and maintenance of a piling supported building in the town of Newbury. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. [Local Approval Received.]
S.403  SD.1376 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 403) of Bruce E. Tarr and Ann-Margaret Ferrante for legislation to restore the public trust for tidelands. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.404  SD.1582 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 404) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to remove and dispose of waste oil. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.405  SD.1593 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 405) of Bruce E. Tarr and Richard J. Ross for legislation to require local approval for low level radioactive waste sites. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.406  SD.1616 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 406) of Bruce E. Tarr, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, James M. Cantwell and Antonio F. D. Cabral for legislation to promote the viability and sustainability of commercial fisheries in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.407  SD.1669 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 407) of Bruce E. Tarr and James M. Cantwell for legislation relative to the creation of a special commission on coastal erosion. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.408  SD.1680 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 408) of Bruce E. Tarr and Ann-Margaret Ferrante for legislation to provide for alternative designated port authorities compliance. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.409  SD.1716 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 409) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to create uniform beach warnings. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.410  SD.1723 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 410) of Bruce E. Tarr and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation relative to wastewater facilities. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.411  SD.1753 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 411) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation to reinforce the Massachusetts Endangered Species Act. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.567  SD.1339 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 567) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish a healthcare insurance premium payment pool. Health Care Financing.
S.568  SD.1365 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 568) of Bruce E. Tarr and Richard J. Ross for legislation to strengthen the management of the health care connector. Health Care Financing.
S.569  SD.1578 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 569) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik and Richard J. Ross for legislation relative to mandatory prescription drug coverage. Health Care Financing.
S.570  SD.1752 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 570) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to mandated benefits. Health Care Financing.
S.588  SD.1333 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 588) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish the Finish Line Scholarship program. Higher Education.
S.589  SD.1708 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 589) of Bruce E. Tarr, Leonard Mirra, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation relative to oversight on eligibility for tuition and fee waivers. Higher Education.
S.616  SD.1591 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 616) of Bruce E. Tarr and Richard J. Ross for legislation to require landlord notice of unsafe conditions. Housing.
S.617  SD.1595 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 617) of Bruce E. Tarr and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to require notice and an opportunity to repair certain construction defects. Housing.
S.618  SD.1748 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 618) of Bruce E. Tarr and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation to streamline housing permitting. Housing.
S.619  SD.1761 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 619) of Bruce E. Tarr, Thomas J. Calter, Michael R. Knapik, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote savings for first time homebuyers. Housing.
S.799  SD.1313 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 799) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to promote rental housing stability. The Judiciary.
S.800  SD.1317 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 800) of Bruce E. Tarr and Richard J. Ross for legislation to record court proceedings. The Judiciary.
S.801  SD.1382 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 801) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to provide for a special commission to study the feasibility and cost of adopting the federal parole guidelines. The Judiciary.
S.802  SD.1420 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 802) of Bruce E. Tarr, Bruce J. Ayers, John P. Fresolo, Randy Hunt and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to out of state sex offenders. The Judiciary.
S.803  SD.1421 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 803) of Bruce E. Tarr, John P. Fresolo, Randy Hunt, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to rape of a child by force. The Judiciary.
S.804  SD.1423 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 804) of Bruce E. Tarr, John P. Fresolo, Randy Hunt, Angelo L. D'Emilia and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to sexual deviants. The Judiciary.
S.805  SD.1424 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 805) of Bruce E. Tarr, John P. Fresolo, Randy Hunt, F. Jay Barrows and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the statute of limitations for sex crimes in Massachusetts. The Judiciary.
S.806  SD.1492 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 806) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the punishment for child endangerment. The Judiciary.
S.807  SD.1509 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 807) of Bruce E. Tarr, Bruce J. Ayers, Richard J. Ross and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to establish an animal abuse registry. The Judiciary.
S.808  SD.1521 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 808) of Bruce E. Tarr and Richard J. Ross for legislation to promote gender equity. The Judiciary.
S.809  SD.1527 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 809) of Bruce E. Tarr, Thomas J. Calter, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for increased penalties for persons who commit crimes against the elderly. The Judiciary.
S.810  SD.1529 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 810) of Bruce E. Tarr and Bradley H. Jones, Jr. for legislation to provide for progressive penalties for the crime of motor vehicular homicide. The Judiciary.
S.811  SD.1554 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 811) of Bruce E. Tarr, Bruce J. Ayers, John P. Fresolo, Randy Hunt and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide transparent sex offender information to the public. The Judiciary.
S.812  SD.1567 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 812) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross and Michael R. Knapik for legislation relative to CORI reform. The Judiciary.
S.813  SD.1581 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 813) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Geoff Diehl, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the appropriate use of public funds. The Judiciary.
S.814  SD.1583 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 814) of Bruce E. Tarr, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and Michael R. Knapik for legislation relative to timely classification of sex offenders. The Judiciary.
S.815  SD.1667 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 815) of Bruce E. Tarr, Matthew A. Beaton, Katherine M. Clark, Angelo L. D'Emilia and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance assessment information of the sexual offender registration board. The Judiciary.
S.816  SD.1683 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 816) of Bruce E. Tarr and Bradley H. Jones, Jr. for legislation to protect victims of sexual assault relative to child visitation. The Judiciary.
S.817  SD.1686 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 817) of Bruce E. Tarr and Bradley H. Jones, Jr. for legislation relative to criminal sentencing. The Judiciary.
S.818  SD.1688 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 818) of Bruce E. Tarr and Bradley H. Jones, Jr. for legislation relative to criminal strangulation. The Judiciary.
S.819  SD.1696 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 819) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Geoff Diehl, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to habitual drunk drivers. The Judiciary.
S.820  SD.1705 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 820) of Bruce E. Tarr and Bradley H. Jones, Jr. for legislation relative to murder solicitation. The Judiciary.
S.821  SD.1722 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 821) of Bruce E. Tarr and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation relative to Consumer Legal Equalization Act. The Judiciary.
S.822  SD.1726 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 822) of Bruce E. Tarr, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Michael R. Knapik and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation to enhance criminal investigations. The Judiciary.
S.823  SD.1736 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 823) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to protect the public from driving under the influence of marijuana. The Judiciary.
S.893  SD.1387 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 893) of Bruce E. Tarr and Leonard Mirra for legislation relative to setting the prevailing wage rate. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.894  SD.1604 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 894) of Bruce E. Tarr and Richard J. Ross for legislation to ensure fairness in the disability adjudication process. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.895  SD.1677 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 895) of Bruce E. Tarr, Barry R. Finegold, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve unemployment insurance. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.896  SD.1769 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 896) of Bruce E. Tarr and Leonard Mirra for legislation to provide for increased transparency in the prevailing wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.922  SD.1603 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 922) of Bruce E. Tarr and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to criminalize the attempted production of class B drugs. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.923  SD.1637 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 923) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to protect minors from the harmful effects of marihuana. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.973  SD.1327 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 973) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael A. Costello, Leonard Mirra and Kathleen O'Connor Ives (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to authorize the city of Newburyport to impose liens upon properties in the town of Newbury which connect to the water and sewer systems of the city. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
S.975  SD.1544 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 975) of Bruce E. Tarr, Geoff Diehl and Ann-Margaret Ferrante for legislation to further regulate town meeting notices. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.976  SD.1577 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 976) of Bruce E. Tarr and Richard J. Ross for legislation relative to land use regulations. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.977  SD.1665 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 977) of Bruce E. Tarr and Bradford Hill for legislation relative to Feoffees. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1101  SD.1519 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1101) of Bruce E. Tarr and Ann-Margaret Ferrante for legislation to further regulate hospitals. Public Health.
S.1102  SD.1620 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1102) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to protect essential health services. Public Health.
S.1173  SD.1597 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1173) of Bruce E. Tarr, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to require payment by certain prisoners of the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1174  SD.1661 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1174) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to create a pilot program for repeat offenders driving under the influence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1175  SD.1674 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1175) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik, Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross and others for legislation to provide oversight of crime labs. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1176  SD.1692 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1176) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Michael R. Knapik, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand the state DNA database. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1177  SD.1763 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1177) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the parole recommendation panel . Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1290  SD.143 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1290) of Bruce E. Tarr and James R. Miceli for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Matthew Stuart, an employee of the Department of Children and Families. Public Service.
S.1291  SD.1308 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1291) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to expand insurance choices for state and local employees. Public Service.
S.1292  SD.1621 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1292) of Bruce E. Tarr, James E. Timilty, Geoff Diehl, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide a property tax credit to surviving spouses of certain public safety personnel. Public Service.
S.1293  SD.1664 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1293) of Bruce E. Tarr, James E. Timilty and Michael R. Knapik for legislation for accidental death benefits for volunteer deputy sheriffs. Public Service.
S.1422  SD.1315 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1422) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Geoff Diehl, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce the income tax. Revenue.
S.1423  SD.1352 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1423) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to vehicle registration and sales tax. Revenue.
S.1424  SD.1379 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1424) of Bruce E. Tarr and Geoff Diehl for legislation relative to the interest rate on tax-deferred property. Revenue.
S.1425  SD.1466 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1425) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to create a private mortgate insurance tax deduction. Revenue.
S.1426  SD.1484 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1426) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Michael R. Knapik and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation to dedicate a portion of the stabilization fund to cities and towns. Revenue.
S.1427  SD.1517 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1427) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to extend net operating losses to financial institutions and utility corporations. Revenue.
S.1428  SD.1525 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1428) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to provide for a tax exemption on the sale of recycled materials. Revenue.
S.1429  SD.1551 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1429) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to phase out the corporate excise tax on property of net worth. Revenue.
S.1430  SD.1556 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1430) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to extend single sales factor apportionment to all corporations. Revenue.
S.1431  SD.1560 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1431) of Bruce E. Tarr, Timothy R. Madden and Michael R. Knapik for legislation relative to sales of motor vehicles. Revenue.
S.1432  SD.1568 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1432) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, James E. Timilty and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to exempt certain medical supplies from the state sales tax. Revenue.
S.1433  SD.1600 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1433) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, James E. Timilty, Geoff Diehl and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce the sales tax to 5%. Revenue.
S.1434  SD.1609 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1434) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to increase restaurant competitiveness. Revenue.
S.1435  SD.1654 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1435) of Bruce E. Tarr and Richard J. Ross for legislation relative to septic credit eligibility. Revenue.
S.1436  SD.1687 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1436) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation to provide local property tax relief. Revenue.
S.1437  SD.1730 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1437) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to phase out the corporate excise tax on property of net worth. Revenue.
S.1438  SD.1732 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1438) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation to promote civic engagement in setting the income tax rate. Revenue.
S.1439  SD.1735 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1439) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation to provide income tax relief during economic prosperity. Revenue.
S.1440  SD.1739 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1440) of Bruce E. Tarr, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation to support commercial fishing. Revenue.
S.1441  SD.1745 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1441) of Bruce E. Tarr and Michael R. Knapik for legislation relative to eligible production expenses for the film tax credit. Revenue.
S.1442  SD.1751 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1442) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik and Bradley H. Jones, Jr. for legislation to remove impediments to corporate growth. Revenue.
S.1443  SD.1754 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1443) of Bruce E. Tarr, Geoff Diehl, Barry R. Finegold, Thomas J. Calter and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote economic growth in the Commonwealth. Revenue.
S.1444  SD.1757 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1444) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik, Barry R. Finegold, Richard J. Ross and others for legislation to create an angel investment tax credit. Revenue.
S.1445  SD.1762 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1445) of Bruce E. Tarr, James E. Timilty, Michael R. Knapik, Richard J. Ross and others for legislation to create an incentive for job creation. Revenue.
S.1536  SD.1306 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1536) of Bruce E. Tarr and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to procure contracts for the design, construction, financing and operation of wastewater and water treatment facilities. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1537  SD.1316 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1537) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross and Geoff Diehl for legislation relative to human contact with state agencies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1538  SD.1320 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1538) of Bruce E. Tarr and Richard J. Ross for legislation relative to the accountability of the governor's council. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1539  SD.1359 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1539) of Bruce E. Tarr and Richard J. Ross for legislation to create thet Commonwealth Competition Council. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1540  SD.1372 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1540) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Geoff Diehl and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation to require fiscal responsibility. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1541  SD.1550 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1541) of Bruce E. Tarr and Angelo L. D'Emilia for legislation to require government neutrality in all public construction projects. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1542  SD.1565 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1542) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Geoff Diehl and Michael R. Knapik for legislation relative to a worker documentation certification program. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1543  SD.1571 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1543) of Bruce E. Tarr and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to increase efficiencies in state government. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1544  SD.1589 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1544) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Geoff Diehl and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation relative to zero-based budgeting and budget transparency. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1545  SD.1643 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1545) of Bruce E. Tarr and Michael R. Knapik for legislation relative to state spending control. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1546  SD.1647 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1546) of Bruce E. Tarr and Michael R. Knapik for legislation relative to the Commonwealth's direct debt. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1547  SD.1656 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1547) of Bruce E. Tarr and Bradley H. Jones, Jr. for legislation relative to the use of project labor agreements. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1548  SD.1678 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1548) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the confidentiality of employee settlements. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1549  SD.1714 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1549) of Bruce E. Tarr and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation to create accountability for legislative reports. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1550  SD.1718 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1550) of Bruce E. Tarr, Geoff Diehl, Michael R. Knapik and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation to establish the Commonwealth Competition Council. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1551  SD.1749 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1551) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik, Richard J. Ross, Robert L. Hedlund and others for legislation to promote private sector job growth and reduce state spending. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1552  SD.1755 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1552) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and Bradley H. Jones, Jr. for legislation to reform the regulatory process. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1553  SD.1759 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1553) of Bruce E. Tarr and Leonard Mirra for legislation to promote contract efficiency. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1618  SD.1369 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1618) of Bruce E. Tarr and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to further define water dependent uses. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1619  SD.1666 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1619) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to an energy pilot program. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1632  SD.1323 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1632) of Bruce E. Tarr and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation relative to tourism collaboration. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.1633  SD.1349 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1633) of Bruce E. Tarr and Ann-Margaret Ferrante for legislation relative to the definition of a cultural facility. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.1708  SD.1454 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1708) of Bruce E. Tarr, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Carolyn C. Dykema and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to increase protection against drivers under the influence of drugs. Transportation.
S.1709  SD.1547 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1709) of Bruce E. Tarr, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and Robert L. Hedlund for legislaton to promote road safety. Transportation.
S.1710  SD.1575 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1710) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Geoff Diehl and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to increase the civil fines and penalities of motorists who violate the right of way of other motorists. Transportation.
S.1711  SD.1579 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1711) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to special veterans plates. Transportation.
S.1712  SD.1673 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1712) of Bruce E. Tarr, Theodore C. Speliotis, Carlo Basile, John D. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the license plate system of the Commonwealth. Transportation.
S.1713  SD.1676 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1713) of Bruce E. Tarr, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to include Federal Law Enforcement Officers as police officers. Transportation.
S.1714  SD.1738 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1714) of Bruce E. Tarr, Tom Sannicandro, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation relative to boat registration. Transportation.
S.1715  SD.1758 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1715) of Bruce E. Tarr, Geoff Diehl and Michael R. Knapik for legislation relative to commercial fees. Transportation.
S.1772  SD.1811 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1772) of Bruce E. Tarr and Bradford Hill (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Hamilton to impose a lien upon property in the towns of Wenham and Essex to secure unpaid water fees and charges . Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
S.1773  Senate, April 24, 2013 -- Text of amendment number (41) (offered by Senator Tarr et al) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 1766) to the House Bill the House Bill relative to transportation finance (House, No. 3415)
S.1774  Senate, April 24, 2013 -- Text of amendment number (56) (offered by Senator Tarr et al) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 1766) to the House Bill the House Bill relative to internal special audit unit transparency(House, No. 3415)
S.1788  SD.1831 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1788) of Bruce E. Tarr and Leonard Mirra (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the board of assessors of the town of Newbury to grant an abatement of real estate taxes to certain Plum Island home owners for fiscal year 2013. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
S.1799  SD.1843 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1799) of Bruce E. Tarr and Leonard Mirra (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to the board of selectmen of the town of Groveland. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
S.1801  SD.1844 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1801) of Bruce E. Tarr and Bradford Hill (by vote of the town) for legislation to provide for the recall of elected officials in the town of Ipswich. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
S.1809  SD.1854 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1809) of Bruce E. Tarr, James J. Lyons, Jr., Kathleen O'Connor Ives and Diana DiZoglio for legislation relative to affordable housing in the town of North Andover . Housing. [Local Approval Received.]
S.1815  SD.1855 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1815) of Bruce E. Tarr, James J. Lyons, Jr., Kathleen O'Connor Ives and Diana DiZoglio(by vote of the town) for legislation to grant an easement at Rea's Pond Sewer Pump Station in the town of North Andover. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. [Local Approval Received.]
S.1826  Text of amendment #1 to H3535 (Senator Tarr)
S.1854  SD.1865 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Brian M. Ashe, Bruce J. Ayers, Jay F. Barrows and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote motor vehicle safety. Transportation.
S.1909  Senate, Thursday, October 31, 2013 - New draft (Senator Tarr) to the Senate Bill authorizing the board of assessors of the town of Newbury to grant an abatement of real estate taxes to certain Plum Island home owners for fiscal year 2013 (Senate, No. 1788).
S.1910  SD.1922 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1910) of Bruce E. Tarr and Bradford Hill for legislation to authorize the town of Ipswich to grant certain retroactive real estate tax abatements. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
S.1914  SD.1898 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross, Linda Campbell and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animal welfare and safety. The Judiciary.
S.1978  SD.1941 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr and James R. Miceli for legislation relative to the Middlesex Canal Commission. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.1979  SD.1962 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, James M. Cantwell, Matthew A. Beaton, Antonio F. D. Cabral and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a Massachusetts Seafood Marketing Program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.2004  Text of amendment #23 to S2001 (Senator Tarr)
S.2008  SD.1992 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Donald F. Humason, Jr., James E. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to juvenile life with parole . The Judiciary.
S.2046  Minimum Per Pupil Allotment
S.2068  SD.2009 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2068) of Bruce E. Tarr and Leonard Mirra for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Laurel MacKay, an employee of the Department of Environmental Protection . Public Service.
S.2125  Text of the Senate (Senator Tarr) amendment to S2123
S.2147  SD.2073 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2147) of Bruce E. Tarr and Ann-Margaret Ferrante (by vote of the town) for legislation to exempt the position of police chief of the town of Rockport from the civil service law. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2158  SD.2042 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2158) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Richard J. Ross and others for legislation to recover assets used in the commission of sexual offenses. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.2159  SD.2054 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2159) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to pesticide applications. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.2161  SD.2024 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2161) of Bruce E. Tarr, James R. Miceli, Matthew A. Beaton, Shawn Dooley and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the expenditure of certain municipal and district monies. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.2162  SD.2025 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2162) of Bruce E. Tarr, James R. Miceli, Matthew A. Beaton, Shawn Dooley and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the amount that can be appropriated from the balance of a capital project fund. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.2163  SD.2036 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2163) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure compliance and equity in state reimbursement. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2171  SD.2067 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2171) of Bruce E. Tarr, Leonard Mirra, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Diana DiZoglio and others for legislation to designate a certain bridge over the Merrimack River as the Congressman William H. Bates Veterans Memorial Bridge. Transportation.
S.2178  SD.2087 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2178) of Bruce E. Tarr and Leonard Mirra(by vote of the town) for legislation to allow certain senior support staff members of Protection Fire Co. No. 1 of Byfield to continue to serve beyond the age of 65. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2194  SD.2091 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2194) of Bruce E. Tarr and Bradford Hill (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Ipswich to issue two additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2244  SD.2090 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Donald F. Humason, Jr., James M. Cantwell, Leah Cole and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to distinctive registration plates. Transportation.
S.2256  SD.2100 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2256) of Bruce E. Tarr and Bradford Hill (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to the town charter for the town of Ipswich. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2282  SD.2109 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2282) of Bruce E. Tarr and Ann-Margaret Ferrante (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to authorize Cary Gould of the city of Gloucester to take the examination for appointment as a police officer in the city notwithstanding the maximum age requirement. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2345  Senate, Thursday, July 31, 2014 -- Substituted by amendment (Senator Tarr, et al) for the House Bill relative to the penalty for killing, maiming or poisoning of animals (House, No. 4328, amended).
S.2381  Senate, Thursday, October 9, 2014 - New draft (Senator Tarr) to Senate bill relative to the town charter for the town of Ipswich, (Senate, No. 2256).
S.2388  SD.2169 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2388) of Bruce E. Tarr and Ann-Margaret Ferrante (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to discontinuing the fluoride supplementation of the Rockport water supply. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2817  HD.1160 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2817) of Bradford Hill, Bruce E. Tarr and others for legislation to make the General Court subject to the open meeting law. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3917  HD.4124 By Representative Speliotis of Danvers and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Theodore C. Speliotis, Bruce E. Tarr and others for legislation to authorize the lease of property at Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical School. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.4560  HD.4564 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James J. O'Day, Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to the disclosure of home addresses and telephone numbers of certain employees of the Department of Children and Families. The Judiciary.
  SD.2174 By Mr. Tarr (by request), a petition (subject to Joint Rules 12 and 9) of Mr. Joseph Toolan for legislation to establish the Culture & Company Investment Corporation Law-“CCIC’s Law”. Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently. This bill is by request. *
S.892  SD.1319 By Mr. Tarr (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 892) of John P. Lahoud and Michael R. Knapik for legislation relative to terms of employment. Labor and Workforce Development. This bill is by request. *
S.974  SD.1336 By Mr. Tarr (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 974) of Rosa Simmons for legislation relative to landlord notification. Municipalities and Regional Government. This bill is by request. *
S.1976  SD.1900 By Mr. Tarr (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) of Jonathan Ring for legislation relative to tobacco cessation . Public Health. This bill is by request. *
S.1980  SD.1871 By Mr. Tarr (by request), a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Diana Manning for legislation relative to income tax applicable to Diana Manning . Revenue. This bill is by request. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.