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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
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S.14  SD.1646 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, Senate, No. 14) of Richard J. Ross, Citizens for Limited Taxation and Steven S. Howitt for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to prohibit eminent domain. The Judiciary.
S.40  SD.1574 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 40) of Ryan C. Fattman, Joseph D. McKenna, Hannah Kane, Shawn Dooley and other members of the General Court for legislation to create an electronic backpack for foster children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.52  SD.1248 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 52) of John F. Keenan, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Susan Williams Gifford, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to update terminology and investigative practices related to the protection of persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.59  SD.304 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 59) of Joan B. Lovely, Bradford R. Hill, Mary S. Keefe, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a commission on the status of children and youth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.71  SD.1598 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 71) of Richard J. Ross, Steven S. Howitt, Ryan C. Fattman and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to prevention of EBT fraud. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.72  SD.1601 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 72) of Richard J. Ross, Steven S. Howitt, Ryan C. Fattman and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to further reduce EBT fraud. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.73  SD.1853 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 73) of Richard J. Ross, Randy Hunt and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to work requirements. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.74  SD.1876 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 74) of Richard J. Ross, Leonard Mirra, Elizabeth A. Poirier, Barbara A. L'Italien and others for legislation relative to the counting of certain residences as affordable housing. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.82  SD.1794 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 82) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Robert M. Koczera, Sal N. DiDomenico, Tackey Chan and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish Community Benefit Districts. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.83  HD.1764 By Representatives Cronin of Easton and Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 83) of Claire D. Cronin, Paul Brodeur and others for legislation to require family child care licensees to disclose when such licensees are not covered by liability insurance. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.88  SD.1572 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 88) of Joan B. Lovely and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to encouraging the growth of small businesses. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.95  SD.750 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 95) of Michael J. Barrett, Denise Provost, Jay R. Kaufman, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect biometric information under the security breach law. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.100  SD.835 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 100) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Kay Khan and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to identity fraud. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.103  HD.1076 By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 103) of Marc T. Lombardo and others relative to eligibility for certain entitlement programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.106  HD.1209 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Diehl of Whitman, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 106) of Shaunna L. O'Connell, Geoff Diehl and others relative to the use of direct cash assistance funds held on an electronic benefit transfer card or access device in a state other than the Commonwealth or a bordering state. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.107  HD.1231 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 107) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study the child welfare system in the Commonwealth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.112  SD.1028 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 112) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Attorney General Maura Healey, Jennifer E. Benson, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a student tuition recovery fund. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.150  SD.1607 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 150) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to increase penalties for certain minors involved in the attempt to purchase or consume alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.151  SD.1608 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 151) of Richard J. Ross, Steven S. Howitt, Carolyn C. Dykema, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for legislation relative to professional solicitors. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.152  SD.1866 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 152) of Richard J. Ross, Steven S. Howitt, Elizabeth A. Poirier, Keiko M. Orrall and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit certain termination and cancellation fees. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.161  HD.1737 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 161) of Bradford R. 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.
H.174  HD.1408 By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 174) of Kevin J. Kuros and others for legislation to a establish a “second chance” lottery to help address the problem of lottery ticket litter. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.178  SD.1047 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 178) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Josh S. Cutler, James R. Miceli, Walter F. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the MassMade Program. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.179  SD.1093 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 179) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Tackey Chan, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Barbara A. L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the cybersecurity of the Internet of Things and other smart devices. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.181  HD.340 By Mr. Mirra of West Newbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 181) of Leonard Mirra and others that the Division of Professional Licensure be directed to amend the Uniform State Plumbing Code and associated regulations to include a category of agricultural buildings and operations. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.187  SD.191 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 187) of Jason M. Lewis, Steven Ultrino, Jonathan Hecht, Sheila C. Harrington and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote local economic development. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.192  SD.1564 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 192) of Joan B. Lovely, F. Jay Barrows, Kay Khan, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to create the Home Works Program. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.222  HD.1513 By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 222) of F. Jay Barrows and others for legislation to direct the Department of Education to include a course in civics as a high school graduation requirement. Education.
H.225  HD.1495 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 225) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to promote cost-effective, high quality in-district programs for students with disabilities. Education.
S.233  SD.169 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 233) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr. and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to improve literacy skills. Education.
H.237  HD.1707 By Mr. Dooley of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 237) of Shawn Dooley and others relative to requiring high school students to pass a civics test for prior to graduation. Education.
H.240  HD.641 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 240) of Peter J. Durant and others relative to establishing a personal financial literacy curriculum in schools. Education.
H.242  HD.738 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 242) of James J. Dwyer and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to impose a moratorium on new mandated education pograms and expenses. Education.
H.243  HD.762 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 243) of James J. Dwyer and others for legislation to establish a educational mandate working group. Education.
S.247  SD.1058 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 247) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Rady Mom and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to high school financial literacy education. Education.
H.250  HD.1276 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 250) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the transportation of students in vocational-technical schools. Education.
H.251  HD.1278 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 251) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others for legislation to provide bonus aid to newly formed regional school districts. Education.
H.252  HD.1770 By Representatives Ferguson of Holden and Kelcourse of Amesbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 252) of Kimberly N. Ferguson, James M. Kelcourse and others relative to school foundation budgets. Education.
S.252  SD.1533 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 252) of Ryan C. Fattman, James R. Miceli, Richard J. Ross, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to carbon monoxide detectors in schools. Education.
S.262  SD.400 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 262) of Anne M. Gobi, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Carmine L. Gentile, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide bonus aid to newly formed regional school districts. Education.
S.263  SD.819 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 263) of Anne M. Gobi, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Carmine L. Gentile, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a special commission to study vocational education transportation. Education.
S.265  SD.869 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 265) of Adam G. Hinds, William Smitty Pignatelli, Robert M. Koczera, Julian Cyr and other members of the General Court for legislation to commission a study of vocational education. Education.
H.270  HD.1766 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 270) of Bradford R. Hill and others that costs associated with special education follow students upon the change of school districts in mid year. Education.
S.273  SD.147 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 273) of John F. Keenan, Bruce E. Tarr, Carlos Gonzalez and Joan B. Lovely for legislation to increase parental awareness of opiate abuse risks. Education.
H.280  HD.414 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 280) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to develop a proposal for the establishment of a program of civics education and public service for the youth of the Commonwealth. Education.
H.303  HD.458 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 303) of Keiko M. Orrall and others relative to informational technology upgrade reimbursements for next-generation Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System compliance. Education.
S.305  SD.1610 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 305) of Richard J. Ross, Steven S. Howitt, Barbara A. L'Italien and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the definition of students enrolled in special education classes inside and outside of school districts. Education.
S.306  SD.1612 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 306) of Richard J. Ross, Steven S. Howitt and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to reduce paperwork within the department of elementary and secondary education. Education.
H.332  HD.175 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 332) of Chris Walsh, James J. Dwyer and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to increase the state reimbursements for special education costs. Education.
H.336  HD.1481 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 336) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to spouses as caregivers. Elder Affairs.
H.346  HD.679 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 346) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to provide for the establishment of senior citizen safety zones in cities and towns. Elder Affairs.
S.358  SD.729 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 358) of Marc R. Pacheco, Bruce E. Tarr, Michael D. Brady, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Nursing Home Quality Jobs Initiative. Elder Affairs.
S.359  SD.1606 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 359) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish senior citizen safety zones. Elder Affairs.
H.370  HD.1759 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 370) of Bradford R. Hill and others for legislation to require applicants for voter registration to show proof of identification. Election Laws.
S.382  SD.1631 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 382) of Ryan C. Fattman, Leonard Mirra, Shawn Dooley, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to contribution fairness. Election Laws.
S.395  SD.1625 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 395) of Richard J. Ross, Ryan C. Fattman and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to campaign finance during special elections. Election Laws.
S.396  SD.1628 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 396) of Richard J. Ross, Elizabeth A. Poirier, Ryan C. Fattman and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to unfunded election audits. Election Laws.
S.397  SD.1709 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 397) of Richard J. Ross, Steven S. Howitt, Leonard Mirra, Elizabeth A. Poirier and other members of the General Court for legislation to require photo identification to receive a ballot. Election Laws.
H.418  HD.295 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator O'Connor Ives, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 418) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the use of elephants in traveling animal acts. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.419  HD.758 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Lewis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 419) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.425  SD.1828 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 425) of James B. Eldridge, Carolyn C. Dykema, Carmine L. Gentile, Daniel J. Ryan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to drought management. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.442  SD.1796 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 442) of Anne M. Gobi, Paul A. Schmid, III, Michael J. Rodrigues, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to create an Agricultural Resolve and Security Fund. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.444  HD.1375 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 444) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to conservation restrictions and agricultural preservation restrictions providing non-development covenants on land. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.450  SD.457 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 450) of Jason M. Lewis, Jack Lewis, Carmine L. Gentile, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.457  HD.644 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 457) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for the establishment of a special task force (including members of the General Court) to promote pollinator forage. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.458  HD.645 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 458) of Keiko M. Orrall and others relative to agricultural preservation restrictions. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.464  SD.654 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 464) of Michael O. Moore, Lori A. Ehrlich, Jack Lewis, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation further regulating the enforcement of illegal hunting practices. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.469  SD.1019 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 469) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Richard J. Ross, Josh S. Cutler, Barbara A. L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the positioning of compressor stations. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.471  HD.1205 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 471) of William M. Straus and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study dredging needs for recreational boating in Commonwealth waterways. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.481  SD.1742 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 481) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the impacts of municipal water withdrawal permits . Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.485  HD.1966 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 485) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit benefit limits and exclusions for behavioral health disorders on certain disability insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.490  HD.1496 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 490) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to ensuring transparency of health plan formularies. Financial Services.
H.491  HD.1498 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 491) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to transparency and access in healthcare. Financial Services.
H.497  HD.135 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 497) of James M. Cantwell and others for legislation to direct the Attorney General to provide for a study of the methodology used to promulgate new flood insurance rate maps through the National Flood Insurance Program. Financial Services.
H.498  HD.137 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 498) of James M. Cantwell and others that the Commissioner of the Division of Insurance be directed to make a bi-annual investigation relative to flood insurance rates. Financial Services.
S.517  SD.888 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 517) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, John F. Keenan, Kenneth I. Gordon, Barbara A. L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transparency for mental health parity. Financial Services.
S.540  SD.911 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 540) of John F. Keenan, Todd M. Smola, Michael J. Rodrigues, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to access to health insurance for human service providers and their employees. Financial Services.
S.549  SD.1182 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 549) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Jennifer E. Benson, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to advance and expand access to telemedicine services. Financial Services.
H.558  HD.848 By Mr. Mirra of West Newbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 558) of Leonard Mirra and others for legislation to provide transparency in the data contained in the payer and provider claims database. Financial Services.
S.589  SD.1852 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 589) of Richard J. Ross, Steven S. Howitt, Ryan C. Fattman and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to pet insurance. Financial Services.
H.594  HD.1483 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 594) of Jennifer E. Benson and others that the Office of Medicaid be directed to establish a bundled payment pilot program. Health Care Financing.
H.596  HD.1501 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 596) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to single payer health care. Health Care Financing.
S.601  SD.243 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 601) of Michael J. Barrett, James J. O'Day, Barbara A. L'Italien and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation establishing a commission relative to group purchasing of health insurance for private sector human service workers. Health Care Financing.
S.606  SD.981 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 606) of Harriette L. Chandler, Kate Hogan, Diana DiZoglio, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish criteria for Masshealth hardship waivers. Health Care Financing.
S.615  SD.1027 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 615) of Eileen M. Donoghue, John W. Scibak, Richard J. Ross, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the governance of the Health Policy Commission. Health Care Financing.
S.617  SD.419 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 617) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Provost, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to support equal access to community care for elders and the disabled. Health Care Financing.
S.629  SD.1278 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 629) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Brendan P. Crighton, Thomas M. McGee, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to preserve special needs trusts for disabled seniors. Health Care Financing.
H.631  HD.1105 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 631) of Daniel M. Donahue and others for legislation to create a fiscal incentive program for veterans to pursue degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. Higher Education.
S.632  SD.1227 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 632) of John F. Keenan, James B. Eldridge, Bruce E. Tarr and Thomas M. McGee for legislation relative to hospital closures and health planning. Health Care Financing.
H.632  HD.1596 By Representatives Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 632) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others for legislation to institute programs to respond to sexual violence on higher education campuses. Higher Education.
H.642  HD.671 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 642) of Keiko M. Orrall and others that institutions of higher education allow certain students to waive participation in student health insurance programs. Higher Education.
H.648  HD.63 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 648) of Timothy R. Whelan and others for legislation to require post secondary institutions to inform students of their right to call their parents and their right to an attorney in the event of a disciplinary hearing that may result in expulsion. Higher Education.
S.650  SD.1590 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 650) of Joan B. Lovely and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to review of provider material changes. Health Care Financing.
S.654  SD.1387 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 654) of Mark C. Montigny, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Anne M. Gobi, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transfer of assets by MassHealth members. Health Care Financing.
H.657  HD.938 By Mr. Day of Stoneham, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 657) of Michael S. Day and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study and make recommendations relative to the comprehensive permit law. Housing.
H.658  HD.1305 By Mr. Day of Stoneham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 658) of Michael S. Day and others relative to comprehensive housing needs assessment and the promotion of affordable housing. Housing.
H.660  HD.275 By Mr. DeCoste of Norwell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 660) of David F. DeCoste and others for legislation to include mobile homes in the definition of affordable housing. Housing.
S.661  SD.1641 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 661) of Richard J. Ross, William Crocker, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to health insurance penalties. Health Care Financing.
H.667  HD.1655 By Representative Hecht of Watertown and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 667) of Jonathan Hecht and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the need for accessible homes for the elderly, returning veterans with disabilities and families that include persons with disabilities. Housing.
S.676  SD.1048 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 676) of Eileen M. Donoghue, James R. Miceli, Brian M. Ashe, Walter F. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand the community college training incentive program. Higher Education.
S.680  SD.1064 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 680) of Eileen M. Donoghue, William Crocker, Rady Mom, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to uniform financial aid information. Higher Education.
S.684  SD.1618 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 684) of Ryan C. Fattman, Peter J. Durant, Richard J. Ross, Paul K. Frost and other members of the General Court for legislation to educate students about the cost of a college degree. Higher Education.
H.694  HD.1186 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Diehl of Whitman, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 694) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others relative to the public housing application process. Housing.
H.703  HD.173 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 703) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to include Section 8 housing vouchers as an affordable housing type. Housing.
S.708  SD.1753 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 708) of Richard J. Ross, Ryan C. Fattman, Linda Dean Campbell and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to allow in-state tuition rates for veterans. Higher Education.
H.710  HD.1676 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 710) of Cory Atkins and others relative to synthetic drugs. The Judiciary.
H.731  HD.1803 By Representative Calter of Kingston and Senator deMacedo, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 731) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to increasing penalties for hit and run with a recreational vehicle. The Judiciary.
H.733  HD.1849 By Representative Calter of Kingston and Senator deMacedo, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 733) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to the drunk driving laws. The Judiciary.
H.744  HD.260 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 744) of Tackey Chan and others for legislation to further regulate sex offender registration. The Judiciary.
H.745  HD.261 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 745) of Tackey Chan and others relative to juvenile intimidation of witnesses, jurors and persons furnishing information in connection with criminal proceedings. The Judiciary.
S.747  SD.1856 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 747) of Richard J. Ross, Steven S. Howitt, Keiko M. Orrall, Ryan C. Fattman and others for legislation relative to preventing fraud in Massachusetts housing authorities. Housing.
H.764  HD.1381 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 764) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to deposits of property with persons having residences or places of business in the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.773  HD.1404 By Representatives DuBois of Brockton and Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 773) of Michelle M. DuBois and others for legislation to protect victims of rape and children conceived during the commission of said offense. The Judiciary.
H.784  HD.1868 By Representatives Ferguson of Holden and McKenna of Webster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 784) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to the use of insanity as a criminal defense. The Judiciary.
S.835  SD.1037 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 835) of Eileen M. Donoghue, District Attorney Marian T. Ryan, Jason M. Lewis, James R. Miceli and other members of the General Court for legislation to criminalize sexual assault by fraud by a medical professional. The Judiciary.
H.836  HD.918 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 836) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to health care proxies. The Judiciary.
S.837  SD.1040 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 837) of Eileen M. Donoghue, James R. Miceli, Sarah K. Peake, William Crocker and other members of the General Court for legislation to criminalize the trafficking of carfentanil. The Judiciary.
S.838  SD.1043 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 838) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Jason M. Lewis, James R. Miceli, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage the donation of food to persons in need. The Judiciary.
S.848  SD.1520 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 848) of Ryan C. Fattman, Richard J. Ross, Kevin J. Kuros, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to direct food donations. The Judiciary.
S.849  SD.1622 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 849) of Ryan C. Fattman, Joseph D. McKenna, Richard J. Ross, Kevin J. Kuros and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the insanity defense. The Judiciary.
H.850  HD.1753 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 850) of Bradford R. Hill and others relative to certain habitual offenders. The Judiciary.
S.850  SD.1626 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 850) of Ryan C. Fattman, James R. Miceli, Richard J. Ross, Paul K. Frost and others for legislation to strengthen the identity law. The Judiciary.
H.851  HD.1763 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 851) of Bradford R. Hill and Bruce E. Tarr relative to holding habitual, violent offenders responsible for simultaneous crimes. The Judiciary.
H.872  HD.1559 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 872) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to operating motor vehicles under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances. The Judiciary.
H.873  HD.1156 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 873) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to protect residents of the Commonwealth from certain government monitoring. The Judiciary.
S.875  SD.1732 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 875) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Michael O. Moore, Bruce E. Tarr and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to protect victims of rape and children conceived during the commission of said offense. The Judiciary.
H.879  HD.1460 By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 879) of Kevin J. Kuros and others for legislation to exempt businesses donating to food banks from liability for civil damages. The Judiciary.
S.880  SD.621 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 880) of John F. Keenan, Michael D. Brady, F. Jay Barrows, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase transparency in the Massachusetts land record systems to protect the property rights of homeowners and businesses. The Judiciary.
S.897  SD.456 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 897) of Joan B. Lovely, Richard J. Ross, Bradford R. Hill, Thomas P. Walsh and others for legislation to prohibit falsification or impersonation of an emergency medical technician or paramedic. The Judiciary.
S.900  SD.1982 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 900) of Joan B. Lovely, Richard J. Ross, Paul Tucker, Robert M. Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation to impose a penalty for the damaging of historic homes. The Judiciary.
S.902  SD.1990 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 902) of Joan B. Lovely, Richard J. Ross, Peter J. Durant, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to amend the statute of limitations regarding criminal prosecutions for the crimes of sexual assault and rape of a child. The Judiciary.
S.905  SD.1083 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 905) of Mark C. Montigny, Patricia A. Haddad, Sal N. DiDomenico, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen laws combatting human trafficking and protecting survivors of modern-day slavery. The Judiciary.
H.919  HD.1238 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 919) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others relative to public access to sex offender information. The Judiciary.
S.921  SD.672 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 921) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Richard J. Ross, Sheila C. Harrington, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a special commission to study the prevention of heroin trafficking. The Judiciary.
S.928  SD.1649 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 928) of Richard J. Ross, Citizens for Limited Taxation and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to require that eminent domain takings be for public use purposes and defining the term public use. The Judiciary.
S.929  SD.1654 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 929) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the unsealing of records. The Judiciary.
S.930  SD.1655 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 930) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to share custody of minor children of divorced or separated parents. The Judiciary.
S.931  SD.1657 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 931) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to sex offender classification. The Judiciary.
S.933  SD.1660 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 933) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to health care proxies. The Judiciary.
S.935  SD.1749 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 935) of Richard J. Ross, Steven S. Howitt, Linda Dean Campbell and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to wave the fees for the declaration of homestead for disabled veterans. The Judiciary.
S.936  SD.1854 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 936) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to conflict of interest training. The Judiciary.
S.937  SD.1864 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 937) of Richard J. Ross, Ryan C. Fattman and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to impersonating a public officer. The Judiciary.
H.938  HD.1023 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 938) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to increase the declared homestead exemption. The Judiciary.
S.938  SD.1869 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 938) of Richard J. Ross, Ryan C. Fattman and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to crimes against police officers. The Judiciary.
S.939  SD.1885 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 939) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to vandalism and tagging. The Judiciary.
H.941  HD.625 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 941) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to properly punish the solicitation of felony crimes. The Judiciary.
H.980  HD.383 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 980) of Chris Walsh and others relative to rent escrow court actions. The Judiciary.
H.981  HD.62 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 981) of Timothy R. Whelan and others relative to recording the testimony of children as witnesses in certain court proceedings. The Judiciary.
H.982  HD.65 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 982) of Timothy R. Whelan and others for legislation to establish a penalty for blocking public ways and disrupting traffic. The Judiciary.
H.983  HD.67 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 983) of Timothy R. Whelan and others relative to the penalties for motor vehicle operators refusing to stop for a police officer. The Judiciary.
H.985  HD.69 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 985) of Timothy R. Whelan and others for legislation to increase the penalties for the distributing and trafficking of oxycodone and derivatives of oxycodone. The Judiciary.
H.986  HD.70 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 986) of Timothy R. Whelan and others for legislation to increase the penalties for the distribution of heroin. The Judiciary.
S.986  SD.991 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 986) of Michael J. Barrett, Kay Khan, James B. Eldridge, Kenneth I. Gordon and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the long-term unemployed from discrimination. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.988  HD.1299 By Messrs. Whelan of Brewster and Tucker of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 988) of Timothy R. Whelan and others relative to the definition of fentanyl. The Judiciary.
H.998  HD.1820 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 998) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to the pay of first responders out of work due to needlestick injuries suffered in the line of duty. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1007  SD.1044 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1007) of Eileen M. Donoghue, James R. Miceli, John F. Keenan, Rady Mom and other members of the General Court for legislation to raise employment and combating opioids through vocational education and rehabilitation (RECOVER). Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1009  SD.1090 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1009) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Sheila C. Harrington and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to provide a safe harbor for self-employed individuals. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1012  SD.1624 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1012) of Ryan C. Fattman, James R. Miceli, Richard J. Ross, Jonathan D. Zlotnik and others for legislation relative to the penalty for employers who knowingly falsify employment or citizenship documents. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1024  SD.1568 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1024) of Joan B. Lovely and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the status of newspaper delivery persons. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1032  SD.726 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1032) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Richard J. Ross, Sheila C. Harrington, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the documentation of contracted workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1034  HD.250 By Mr. Mirra of West Newbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1034) of Leonard Mirra and others relative to setting the prevailing wage rates. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1036  HD.1275 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1036) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others relative to the definitions of and profile of independent contractors. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1042  SD.17 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1042) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the pooling of tips. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1043  HD.176 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1043) of Chris Walsh and others relative to persons performing job-related services. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1044  SD.1656 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1044) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to employee records. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1051  HD.1494 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1051) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to the regulation of legal marijuana. Marijuana Policy.
H.1096  HD.315 By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1096) of Steven S. Howitt and others relative to establishing a special commission to study the effects of unfunded mandates on municipalities. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1123  SD.482 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1123) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Brendan P. Crighton, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize municipal use of the prudent investor standards. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1127  SD.405 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1127) of James B. Eldridge, Jack Lewis, Thomas M. McGee, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect abandoned animals in vacant properties. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1144  SD.1586 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1144) of Joan B. Lovely, Paul Tucker, Chris Walsh and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to local review for public structures. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1162  HD.1916 By Mr. Galvin of Canton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1162) of William C. Galvin and others for legislation to authorize emergency medical technicians to restrain patients who present immediate or serious threats of bodily harm to themselves or others. Public Health.
S.1169  SD.1005 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1169) of Harriette L. Chandler, Leonard Mirra, Diana DiZoglio, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish an advanced dental hygiene practitioner level of practice. Public Health.
H.1184  HD.909 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1184) of Kay Khan, Bruce E. Tarr and Chris Walsh for legislation to establish a nursing advisory board within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Public Health.
H.1199  HD.1422 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1199) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to allow restaurants to donate edible leftover cooked food and nonperishable food to local food pantries and assistance shelters . Public Health.
H.1200  HD.1425 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1200) of Paul McMurtry and others that continuing education necessary for the renewal of a physician’s certificate of registration include courses on Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and other cognitive impairments. Public Health.
S.1218  SD.1353 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1218) of Jason M. Lewis, Harriette L. Chandler, Kevin G. Honan, Paul McMurtry and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect youth from the health risks of tobacco and nicotine addiction. Public Health.
S.1252  SD.555 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1252) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Josh S. Cutler, Barbara A. L'Italien, Sheila C. Harrington and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to air monitoring stations and natural gas compression stations. Public Health.
S.1254  SD.751 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1254) of Patrick M. O'Connor and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to create a special commission to study the prevalence and prevention of child lead poisoning. Public Health.
S.1255  SD.2031 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1255) of Patrick M. O'Connor, David F. DeCoste, Thomas M. McGee, Daniel M. Donahue and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a special commission to find the best practices to promote education, awareness, and prevention of Lyme disease. Public Health.
S.1268  SD.1462 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1268) of Karen E. Spilka, Jack Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Kevin J. Kuros and others for legislation to create a special commission to examine the health impacts of electromagnetic fields. Public Health.
S.1286  SD.843 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1286) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jose F. Tosado, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to collect data regarding the use of solitary confinement in Massachusetts prisons and jails. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1302  SD.1049 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1302) of Eileen M. Donoghue and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to increase the penalties for the illegal possession of firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1327  SD.1575 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1327) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Linda Dean Campbell, Thomas M. McGee, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the use of community corrections. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1349  SD.553 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1349) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Richard J. Ross, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Ryan C. Fattman and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of unmanned aerial vehicles. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1350  SD.1717 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1350) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to the safety of children in school buses. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1351  SD.1666 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1351) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to create a commission to study the effectiveness of a drug dealer registry in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1352  SD.1667 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1352) of Richard J. Ross, Steven S. Howitt and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to create a drug dealer registry in the commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1353  SD.1870 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1353) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to human trafficking prevention. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1354  SD.1874 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1354) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to prohibit the illegal lending of firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1369  SD.523 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1369) of James E. Timilty, Massachusetts Coalition of Police and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish the Massachusetts Law Enforcement Memorial Fund. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1373  SD.665 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1373) of James E. Timilty, Boston Police Patrolman's Association, Mass Coalition of Police AFL-CIO Council, Boston Police Detectives Benevolent Society and others for legislation relative to critical incident intervention by emergency service providers. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1388  HD.205 By Representative Gentile of Sudbury and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1388) of Carmine L. Gentile and others relative to death benefits for surviving spouses of call and volunteer firefighters. Public Service.
S.1394  SD.1078 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1394) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Mathew Muratore, David F. DeCoste, William Crocker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the retroactive application of veterans creditable service. Public Service.
H.1449  HD.215 By Mr. Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1449) of Todd M. Smola and others for legislation to include certain certified emergency telecommunicators in Group 2 of the contributory retirement system for public employees. Public Service.
S.1457  SD.1712 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1457) of Richard J. Ross, Ryan C. Fattman and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to pension fund performance and accountability. Public Service.
S.1472  SD.533 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1472) of James E. Timilty, Massachusetts Coalition of Police and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to provide additional benefits to survivors of certain public safety employees. Public Service.
H.1477  HD.1163 By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1477) of F. Jay Barrows and others for legislation to provide an income tax credit for expenditures for the design, construction, repair or replacement of failed cesspool or septic systems. Revenue.
H.1478  HD.1222 By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1478) of F. Jay Barrows and others relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices purchased with a service contract. Revenue.
S.1478  SD.787 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1478) of James E. Timilty, Massachusetts Coalition of Police and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to post-retirement employment. Public Service.
S.1479  SD.867 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1479) of James E. Timilty, Steven S. Howitt, Richard J. Ross, Elizabeth A. Poirier and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Massachusetts certified emergency telecommunications. Public Service.
H.1480  HD.288 By Ms. Campanale of Leicester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1480) of Kate D. Campanale and others relative to providing for certain student loan repayment income tax deductions. Revenue.
H.1490  HD.237 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1490) of Tackey Chan, Bruce E. Tarr and David M. Rogers for legislation to create the harbors and inland waters maintenance fund from portions of the fuel excise tax and fees assessed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation. Revenue.
H.1498  HD.56 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1498) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices. Revenue.
H.1510  HD.1867 By Mr. Dooley of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1510) of Shawn Dooley and others relative to the estate tax code of the Commonwealth. Revenue.
H.1511  HD.735 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1511) of James J. Dwyer, James M. Cantwell and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to direct the Commissioner of the Department of Revenue to annually designate a sales tax holiday. Revenue.
S.1511  SD.609 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1511) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Linda Dorcena Forry, John J. Lawn, Jr., William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote high-impact community investment. Revenue.
S.1516  SD.1042 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1516) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Rady Mom, Walter F. Timilty, Barbara A. L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage employee student loan assistance. Revenue.
S.1523  SD.1495 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1523) of Ryan C. Fattman, Joseph D. McKenna, Shawn Dooley, Leonard Mirra and other members of the General Court for legislation to abolish the death tax. Revenue.
H.1524  HD.393 By Messrs. Gentile of Sudbury and DeCoste of Norwell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1524) of Carmine L. Gentile and others relative to the establishment of a means tested senior citizen property tax exemption. Revenue.
S.1524  SD.1497 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1524) of Ryan C. Fattman, Shawn Dooley, Leonard Mirra, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to graduate student loan deductions. Revenue.
S.1526  SD.1501 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1526) of Ryan C. Fattman, Shawn Dooley, Timothy R. Whelan, Leonard Mirra and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the inventory tax. Revenue.
S.1529  SD.1507 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1529) of Ryan C. Fattman, Shawn Dooley, Richard J. Ross, Randy Hunt and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote sustainable economic development throughout Massachusetts. Revenue.
H.1533  HD.1761 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1533) of Bradford R. Hill and Bruce E. Tarr relative to the property tax deferral program. Revenue.
H.1539  HD.337 By Representative Howitt of Seekonk and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1539) of Steven S. Howitt and others relative to Title V income tax credit reform of financial aid for homeowners who have incurred costs for the repair or replacement of failed septic systems. Revenue.
S.1545  SD.158 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1545) of John F. Keenan, Carmine L. Gentile, Richard J. Ross, Tackey Chan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to commuter transit benefits. Revenue.
H.1566  HD.1767 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1566) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to provide volunteer firefighters with a local option real estate tax exemption. Revenue.
H.1576  HD.704 By Messrs. Lombardo of Billerica and Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1576) of Marc T. Lombardo and others for legislation to exempt municipalities from the gas tax. Revenue.
H.1577  HD.711 By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1577) of Marc T. Lombardo and others relative to reducing the income tax to five percent. Revenue.
H.1578  HD.715 By Representatives Lombardo of Billerica and O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1578) of Marc T. Lombardo and others for legislation to lower the sales tax to five percent. Revenue.
H.1579  HD.778 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1579) of Paul W. Mark and others relative to employer student loan contribution tax deductions. Revenue.
H.1585  HD.1439 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1585) of Paul McMurtry, Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for the creation of a sales tax holiday for the month of August of each year for certain nonbusiness sales at retail of mobile electronic devices. Revenue.
H.1586  HD.1452 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1586) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to taxation of school supplies purchased by certain educators. Revenue.
H.1588  HD.1454 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1588) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to motion pictures filmed in the Commonwealth. Revenue.
H.1589  HD.730 By Mr. Muradian of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1589) of David K. Muradian, Jr. and others for legislation to provide an income tax deduction for purchases of gun safes. Revenue.
H.1590  HD.731 By Mr. Muradian of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1590) of David K. Muradian, Jr. and others relative to sales tax exemptions for gun safes and trigger locks. Revenue.
H.1591  HD.733 By Mr. Muradian of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1591) of David K. Muradian, Jr. and others for legislation to provide for an oil tank removal tax credit for residents in manufactured housing communities. Revenue.
S.1592  SD.524 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1592) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Richard J. Ross, Sheila C. Harrington, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a tax exemption for municipalities paying for gas. Revenue.
H.1599  HD.1196 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Diehl of Whitman, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1599) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others for legislation to require a one-year waiting period after passage of an act creating new taxes for said taxes to become effective. Revenue.
H.1600  HD.1220 By Representative O'Connell of Taunton and Senator Fattman, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1600) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others for legislation to exempt certain inventory from taxation. Revenue.
H.1604  HD.1126 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1604) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to the value of classic or antique vehicles in calculating the sales tax. Revenue.
S.1618  SD.1673 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1618) of Richard J. Ross, Steven S. Howitt and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to authorize a city or town to designate a checkoff on its real estate tax bills and to establish an economic aid fund. Revenue.
S.1619  SD.1675 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1619) of Richard J. Ross, Ryan C. Fattman, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Eric P. Lesser and others for legislation to exempt certain farmers' markets from certain property taxes. Revenue.
S.1620  SD.1678 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1620) of Richard J. Ross, Steven S. Howitt, Ryan C. Fattman and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish a municipal gas tax exemption. Revenue.
S.1623  SD.1683 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1623) of Richard J. Ross, Citizens for Limited Taxation and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to limit proposition 2 1/2 override elections and allowing an underride in all communities. Revenue.
S.1624  SD.1684 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1624) of Richard J. Ross, Jason M. Lewis, Donald F. Humason, Jr., William Crocker and others for legislation to promote conservation through oyster shell recycling. Revenue.
S.1625  SD.1716 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1625) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish the Commonwealth Municipal Dog Park Trust Fund. Revenue.
S.1627  SD.1755 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1627) of Richard J. Ross, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Keiko M. Orrall, Ryan C. Fattman and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a tax credit for employers of veterans who received an honorable discharge. Revenue.
H.1628  HD.596 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1628) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to provide an income tax credit for the purchase of hearing aids. Revenue.
S.1628  SD.1871 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1628) of Richard J. Ross, Jason M. Lewis, Ryan C. Fattman, Barbara A. L'Italien and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to student loan debt. Revenue.
H.1643  HD.610 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1643) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to establish the family caregiver tax credit. Revenue.
H.1648  HD.1173 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Diehl of Whitman, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1648) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others for legislation to require the committees on Ways and Means of both branches of the General Court to conduct certain hearings on measures that would increase or expand any new or existing taxes or fees. Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently.
S.1669  SD.1016 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1669) of James E. Timilty, Steven S. Howitt, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the Massachusetts estate tax. Revenue.
H.1669  HD.1736 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1669) of Bradford R. Hill and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to make the General Court subject to the open meeting law. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1681  HD.913 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1681) of Kay Khan and others relative to the governance of the Health Policy Commission. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1682  HD.1152 By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1682) of Kevin J. Kuros, Bruce E. Tarr and James J. Lyons, Jr. for legislation to establish a sunset commission to periodically review government agencies and authorities. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1695  HD.1235 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1695) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others for legislation to require the biennial review of rules and regulations with an economic impact on small businesses. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1697  HD.1147 By Representative Parisella of Beverly and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1697) of Jerald A. Parisella, Joan B. Lovely and others for the annual issuance by the Governor of a proclamation setting apart first week in August as ice bucket challenge week. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1707  SD.1551 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1707) of Ryan C. Fattman, James R. Miceli, Richard J. Ross, Paul K. Frost and others for legislation to designate January as peace officer history month. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1730  SD.2006 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1730) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to ensuring adequate procurement procedures. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1749  HD.1325 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1749) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to establish a double pole advisory council to recommend rules and regulations to reduce the use of double utility poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1749  SD.1882 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1749) of Patrick M. O'Connor and James M. Cantwell for legislation to establish a special commission to study the feasibility of incorporating conductive concrete in future public works projects. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1758  SD.1719 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1758) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to transparency in government with regard to consultant expenses. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1759  SD.1863 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1759) of Richard J. Ross, Leonard Mirra and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to executive employee compensation. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1805  HD.1806 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1805) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to antique boats, automobiles and motorcycles. Transportation.
H.1819  HD.949 By Mr. Day of Stoneham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1819) of Michael S. Day and others relative to the towing of motor vehicles under operation by incapacitated persons. Transportation.
H.1826  HD.424 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1826) of Lori A. Ehrlich and Bruce E. Tarr relative to the use of sirens by volunteer emergency medical technicians. Transportation.
S.1845  SD.1113 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1845) of James B. Eldridge, Carmine L. Gentile, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1845  HD.1898 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1845) of Bradford R. Hill and others relative to motorcycle awareness instruction. Transportation.
S.1855  SD.1674 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1855) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Kenneth I. Gordon, Carmine L. Gentile, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect ratepayers from gas pipeline expansion costs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1856  HD.1561 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1856) of Louis L. Kafka and others that the Secretary of Transportation promulgate rules and regulations to implement and promote a yellow dot program designed to alert first responders to certain motor vehicle accidents . Transportation.
S.1857  SD.1491 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1857) of John F. Keenan, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael J. Rodrigues, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation to support community access television. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1865  HD.706 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1865) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to authorize the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to issue distinctive registration plates for firefighters. Transportation.
S.1868  SD.752 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1868) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Barbara A. L'Italien, Donald F. Humason, Jr., John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the impact of natural gas transfer facilities on public health. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1873  HD.1012 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1873) of Jerald A. Parisella and others for legislation to exempt certain veterans from fares for the use of facilities of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and regional transit authorities. Transportation.
H.1874  HD.1014 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1874) of Jerald A. Parisella and others that the Highway Department be directed to create a timeline for interchange improvements along Route 128 from the city of Peabody to the town of Gloucester. Transportation.
H.1875  HD.1080 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1875) of Jerald A. Parisella and others relative to requiring the Department of Transportation to conduct a study on road repair. Transportation.
S.1916  SD.1515 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1916) of Ryan C. Fattman, Joseph D. McKenna, Richard J. Ross, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify the definition of commercial motor vehicles. Transportation.
H.1920  HD.901 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1920) of James Arciero and others for legislation to provide a waiver of fees to veterans at public institutions of higher learning. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1923  HD.232 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1923) of Tackey Chan and others for legislation to increase the annuities paid to certain disabled veterans and their families. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1928  HD.1742 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1928) of Bradford R. Hill and others for legislation to allow veterans living in housing authorities to deduct the cost of traveling for medical purposes from the income total assessed by said authority. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1937  HD.1013 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1937) of Jerald A. Parisella and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to veterans transportation issues. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1943  HD.1443 By Ms. Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1943) of Chynah Tyler and others relative to burial expenses for veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs. [Local Approval Received.]
H.1947  HD.1000 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1947) of Timothy R. Whelan and others extending veterans status for the certain former members of the National Guard and reserves. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1948  SD.673 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1948) of Joan B. Lovely, Thomas P. Walsh, Paul Tucker and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to motorcycle parking. Transportation.
H.1954  HD.2425 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1954) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish a voluntary training program in best practices for the care of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.1976  SD.1695 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1976) of Richard J. Ross, Steven S. Howitt, Keiko M. Orrall and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to preserving public safety and preventing trespassing on state highways. Transportation.
S.1977  SD.1697 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1977) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to enhance local road construction and speed limits. Transportation.
S.1978  SD.1702 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1978) of Richard J. Ross, Kevin J. Kuros and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to handicapped placards. Transportation.
S.1979  SD.1745 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1979) of Richard J. Ross, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Ryan C. Fattman, Linda Dean Campbell and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to eliminating fees for distinctive plates for veterans. Transportation.
S.1980  SD.1860 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1980) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to parking safety. Transportation.
H.1982  HD.2816 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1982) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others for legislation to further regulate debt collection licensure. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.1995  HD.2922 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1995) of Denise Provost and others relative to direct mailings. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.2006  SD.1523 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2006) of James E. Timilty, Bruce E. Tarr, Timothy R. Whelan, Carmine L. Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to further strengthen public safety by reducing unlicensed, uninsured driving by OUI offenders. Transportation.
H.2006  HD.2327 By Representatives Ferrante of Gloucester and Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2006) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Patricia A. Haddad and others for legislation to establish a designated port area community fund. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.2022  HD.2674 By Representatives DiZoglio of Methuen and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2022) of Diana DiZoglio, Sean Garballey and others that the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education develop a civic education curriculum to be included within the history and social science curriculum of public schools. Education.
H.2023  HD.2676 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2023) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to financial literacy programs in schools. Education.
S.2025  SD.1699 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2025) of Richard J. Ross, Steven S. Howitt, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation to exempt veterans from the payment of fees for use of recreational facilities under the jurisdiction of the Department of Conservation and Recreation. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2030  SD.1851 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2030) of Michael F. Rush, Jerald A. Parisella, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect medically needy veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.2063  HD.2748 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2063) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to the calculation of special education reimbursement amounts. Education.
H.2064  HD.2755 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2064) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to include transportation costs in the special education reimbursement program. Education.
H.2115  HD.2398 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2115) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish a drought management task force . Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2120  HD.2432 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2120) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the control of tick-borne illnesses by the State Reclamation and Mosquito Control Board. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.2136  SD.2276 Senate, July 31, 2017 -- Offered by Senator Stanley C. Rosenberg and Bruce E. Tarr relative to establishing a tax force on local retail sector
H.2146  HD.2666 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2146) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to compute and track the individual and collective lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions of all fuels. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.2149  Senate, May 24, 2017 -- Text of amendment (75) (offered by Senator Chang-Diaz et al) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 3) to the House Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2018 for the maintenance of the departments, boards, commissions, institutions and certain activities of the Commonwealth, for interest, sinking fund and serial bond requirements and for certain permanent improvements
H.2156  HD.2353 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2156) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to ensure that telehealth services are utilized to increase access to behavioral health services . Financial Services.
H.2174  HD.2781 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2174) of Kate Hogan and others relative to access to telemedicine services. Financial Services.
H.2241  HD.2639 By Ms. Gifford of Wareham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2241) of Susan Williams Gifford and others relative to the definition of low and moderate income housing. Housing.
H.2276  HD.2107 By Representative Ferguson of Holden and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2276) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to the training of law enforcement officers and correction officers in interactions with persons on the autism spectrum who are victims or witnesses to crimes, or suspected or convicted of crimes. The Judiciary.
H.2307  HD.2768 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2307) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the penalties for operating motor vehicles after license suspension or revocation. The Judiciary.
H.2313  HD.2643 By Messrs. Kuros of Uxbridge and Lyons of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2313) of Kevin J. Kuros and others relative to the commitment of alcoholics or substance abusers during court closures. The Judiciary.
H.2319  HD.2408 By Mr. Lyons of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2319) of James J. Lyons, Jr. and others for legislation to increase the penalties for heroin trafficking. The Judiciary.
H.2332  HD.2870 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2332) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy. The Judiciary.
H.2334  HD.2876 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2334) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to increase small claims court limits. The Judiciary.
H.2397  HD.2578 By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2397) of Kevin J. Kuros and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of alternatives to naloxone and to broaden the availability of naloxone . Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2434  HD.2926 By Messrs. Brodeur of Melrose and McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2434) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to telehealth services. Public Health.
H.2435  HD.2572 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2435) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to the reporting of drug overdose deaths. Public Health.
H.2474  HD.2156 By Representatives Pignatelli of Lenox and Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2474) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to authorize dental therapists to expand patient access to oral health care. Public Health.
H.2483  HD.2999 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2483) of Paul Brodeur and others for legislation to require training for police and correction officers interacting with persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2549  HD.2471 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2549) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to increasing line-of-duty death benefits for public safety employees. Public Service.
H.2603  HD.2786 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2603) of Kate Hogan and others relative to a sales tax exemption for the sale of used books and other items sold by libraries for fundraising purposes. Revenue.
H.2612  HD.2442 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2612) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to providing tax incentives for the installation of fire sprinklers. Revenue.
H.2614  HD.2210 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2614) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to increase the maximum tax credit allowed for land conservation incentives. Revenue.
H.2625  HD.2369 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2625) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to authorize cities and towns to implement a system for the partial payment of property taxes and the charging of interest only on the unpaid balance. Revenue.
H.2674  HD.2165 By Representative O'Connell of Taunton and Senator Fattman, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2674) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others for legislation to establish a yearly audit of MassHealth and the Department of Transitional Assistance. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2683  HD.2253 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2683) of Christine P. Barber and others relative to the payment by ratepayers for gas and electricity use of lost and unaccounted for gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2692  HD.2991 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2692) of Sean Garballey and others relative to outdoor lighting fixtures intended to illuminate exterior surfaces of buildings or structures. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2698  HD.2527 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2698) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for legislation to prohibit companies from charging ratepayers for the construction or expansion of interstate gas infrastructure. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2699  HD.2795 By Messrs. Hecht of Watertown and Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2699) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to promotion and regulation of zero-emission vehicles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2700  HD.2103 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2700) of Kay Khan and others relative to compliance with the Global Warming Solutions Act. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2712  HD.2757 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2712) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to increase certain net metering caps . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2739  HD.2552 By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2739) of Kevin J. Kuros and others relative to motor vehicle inspection duration upon the sale of the vehicle. Transportation.
H.2750  HD.2289 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2750) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others relative to parking for motorcycles at publicly funded facilities. Transportation.
H.2751  HD.2833 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2751) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to authorize regional transit authorities to establish enterprise funds. Transportation.
H.2814  HD.3618 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2814) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to amending certain statutes pertaining to data security breaches and calling for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) on cybersecurity to assess the various threats across the Commonwealth. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.2842  HD.3156 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2842) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to the minimum about of school aid available to municipalities. Education.
H.2864  HD.3668 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2864) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the use of tobacco products in primary and secondary school buildings or facilities. Education.
H.2918  HD.3464 By Representatives Ferrante of Gloucester and Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2918) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others relative to penalties and enforcement of illegal hunting practices. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2926  HD.3461 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2926) of Mary S. Keefe and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of opportunities for improving pollinator health. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2937  HD.3137 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2937) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Conservation and Recreation to establish a program to provide for the use of certain state owned land for community gardens and farmers' markets. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2938  HD.3144 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2938) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others for legislation to establish the agricultural resolve and security fund to promote and foster agriculture. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2939  HD.3158 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2939) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others for legislation to protect the viability of farms and farming in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2970  HD.3458 By Mr. Mirra of West Newbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2970) of Leonard Mirra and others relative to corporate disclosures. Financial Services.
H.3000  HD.3443 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Higgins of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3000) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to provide scholarships to for programs leading to an associate’s or bachelor’s degree. Higher Education.
H.3009  HD.1805 By Mr. Dooley of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3009) of Shawn Dooley and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to use manufactured housing as affordable housing. Housing.
H.3013  HD.3463 By Mr. Mirra of West Newbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3013) of Leonard Mirra and others relative to the penalty for withholding low income housing development excess profits. Housing.
H.3030  HD.3206 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3030) of Paul Brodeur and others for legislation to further define abuse and neglect of children. The Judiciary.
H.3036  HD.1906 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3036) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to civil commitment proceedings for alcohol and substance abuse treatment. The Judiciary.
H.3047  HD.2699 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3047) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to voluntary civil commitment for alcohol and substance abuse treatment. The Judiciary.
H.3064  HD.3152 By Mrs. Harrington of Groton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3064) of Sheila C. Harrington and others relative to the care and protection of children and certain court determinations. The Judiciary.
H.3090  HD.3361 By Representatives Markey of Dartmouth and Harrington of Groton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3090) of Christopher M. Markey and others relative to child-centered family law. The Judiciary.
H.3238  HD.3330 By Ms. Gifford of Wareham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3238) of Susan Williams Gifford and others relative to the charitable donation of not readily marketable food. Public Health.
H.3242  HD.3083 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3242) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to analyze health insurance payer practices that require certain categories of drugs. Public Health.
H.3250  HD.3163 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3250) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others relative to informed written consent for use of psychotropic drugs for certain patients. Public Health.
H.3257  HD.3570 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3257) of Linda Dean Campbell and others for legislation to authorize municipal police training committee and the creation of crisis intervention team programs. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3308  HD.3548 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3308) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to higher education student loan tax deductions. Revenue.
H.3309  HD.3565 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3309) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to veterans property tax abatements. Revenue.
H.3316  HD.3097 By Representative DiZoglio of Methuen and Senator O'Connor Ives, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3316) of Diana DiZoglio and others for legislation to exempt sales of original art from the sales tax. Revenue.
H.3319  HD.3250 By Representatives Ehrlich of Marblehead and Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3319) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to eligibility for earned income tax credits. Revenue.
H.3323  HD.3032 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3323) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to establish estate tax valuation for farms. Revenue.
H.3348  HD.3122 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3348) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others for legislation to provide a tax deduction for charitable donations of food by farmers. Revenue.
H.3349  HD.3129 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3349) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others for legislation to create a twenty-five percent personal income tax credit for the purchase and installation of plants and landscaping items intended to reduce water usage. Revenue.
H.3350  HD.3150 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3350) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others relative to the value agricultural and horticultural land for tax purposes. Revenue.
H.3351  HD.3268 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3351) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others relative to taxation on sales of artwork created by artisans . Revenue.
H.3385  HD.3028 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3385) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to utilizing anaerobic digestion technology electric energy renewable generating sources. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3403  HD.3130 By Messrs. Smizik of Brookline and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3403) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to solar net metering credits for publicly-assisted housing or its residents and exempting low-income ratepayers from monthly minimum reliability contributions . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3418  HD.2738 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3418) of Diana DiZoglio and others that the Registrar of Motor Vehicles provide distinctive motor vehicle registration plates in support of law enforcement. Transportation.
H.3421  HD.3254 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator McGee, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3421) of Lori A. Ehrlich and Bruce E. Tarr relative to low-speed three wheeled vehicles. Transportation.
H.3519  HD.3147 By Mr. Ultrino of Malden, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 3519) of Steven Ultrino and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to educational programs in the state prisons and the county houses of correction. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3520  HD.3547 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3520) of Linda Dean Campbell and others for legislation to establish a municipal bulk purchasing program for industrial washing machines for fire departments. Public Service.
H.3550  HD.3554 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3550) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to financial literacy training in public high schools. Education.
H.3569  HD.3561 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3569) of Linda Dean Campbell and others for legislation to authorize annual lung cancer screenings for firefighters. Financial Services.
H.3594  HD.2918 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3594) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to benzodiazepines and non-benzodiazepine hypnotics. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.3614  HD.1158 By Representatives Gentile of Sudbury and Higgins of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3614) of Carmine L. Gentile and others relative to the tracking and testing of sexual assault kits. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3725  HD.4012 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3725) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr and Theodore C. Speliotis (by vote of the town) that the town of Middleton be authorized to elect a moderator for a term of three years and change the annual town meeting day to the third Tuesday in May. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3797  HD.3904 By Messrs. Berthiaume of Spencer and Smola of Warren, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr., Todd M. Smola and others for legislation to designate a certain bridge in the town of Sturbridge as the Trooper Thomas L. Clardy memorial bridge. Transportation.
H.3798  HD.3905 By Messrs. Berthiaume of Spencer and Durant of Spencer, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr., and others for legislation to designate a certain road in the town of Charlton as the Trooper Thomas L. Clardy way. Transportation.
  HD.4143 By Mr. Mirra of West Newbury (by request), a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joseph Heyman and Bruce E. Tarr relative to patient consent for health information exchanges. House Rules. This bill is by request. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.