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The 191st 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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  SD.2325 Senate, March 7, 2019 -- Order (Senator Tarr) relative to the feasibility of broadcasting informal sessions
  SD.2420 Senate, May 6, 2019 -- Order (Senator Tarr) relative to placing the proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution requiring a supermajority vote for the utilization of rainy day funds (Senate No. 2210) on the calendar of the joint session of the two Houses for the 2019-2020 session.
  SD.2513 Senate, August 1, 2019 -- Offered by Senator Tarr relative to adjournment and time of meeting.
S.20  SD.2275 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill) of Bruce E. Tarr and David Allen Robertson for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Tiffany Gibb, an employee at Tewksbury State Hospital. Temporary Senate Rules.
S.77  SD.722 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 77) of Bruce E. Tarr, Lenny Mirra, Jason M. Lewis, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to parentage to promote children's security. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.78  SD.1277 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 78) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to mandated reporters of disabled persons abuse. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.186  SD.2 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 186) of Bruce E. Tarr and Ann-Margaret Ferrante (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to the granting of alcoholic beverages licenses not to be consumed on the premises by the town of Rockport. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
S.187  SD.1221 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 187) of Bruce E. Tarr and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to gas tax disclosure. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.188  SD.1292 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 188) of Bruce E. Tarr and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to privacy protection for minors. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.225  SD.182 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 225) of Bruce E. Tarr and Ann-Margaret Ferrante for legislation to create a creative economy master plan. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.226  SD.228 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 226) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to fund the foundation budget review commission. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.227  SD.243 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 227) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to create a creative economy master plan. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.228  SD.266 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 228) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to gaming. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.229  SD.908 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 229) of Bruce E. Tarr and Marc R. Pacheco for legislation to create a special commission on sports gaming. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.331  SD.205 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 331) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to provide child exploitation awareness education. Education.
S.332  SD.216 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 332) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to student achievement. Education.
S.333  SD.218 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 333) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to school choice. Education.
S.334  SD.219 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 334) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to Learning Innovation for Tomorrow (LIFT) to fund the foundation budget review commission. Education.
S.335  SD.220 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 335) of Bruce E. Tarr and David Allen Robertson for legislation relative to the foundation budget review commission. Education.
S.336  SD.221 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 336) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to enhancing special education services delivery. Education.
S.337  SD.222 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 337) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to ensuring the integrity of charter schools. Education.
S.338  SD.223 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 338) of Bruce E. Tarr, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and David Allen Robertson for legislation relative to school safety issues. Education.
S.339  SD.224 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 339) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to promote alternative dispute resolution for students. Education.
S.340  SD.263 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 340) of Bruce E. Tarr, Cindy F. Friedman and David Allen Robertson for legislation relative to homeless children school transportation. Education.
S.341  SD.1811 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 341) of Bruce E. Tarr, Josh S. Cutler, Diana DiZoglio, Dean A. Tran and other members of the General Court for legislation to create an Educational Unfunded Mandate Task Force. Education.
S.379  SD.242 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 379) of Bruce E. Tarr and David Allen Robertson for legislation to develop a statewide master plan to increase the availability of affordable assisted living facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.380  SD.2130 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 380) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to develop a statewide master plan to increase the availability of affordable assisted living facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.424  SD.236 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 424) of Bruce E. Tarr, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and David Allen Robertson for legislation relative to campaign contribution cycles. Election Laws.
S.425  SD.268 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 425) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to ballot modernization. Election Laws.
S.427  SD.683 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 427) of Bruce E. Tarr and David F. DeCoste for legislation to fairly fund early voting. Election Laws.
S.530  SD.1 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 530) of Bruce E. Tarr, Mark C. Montigny, Susan Williams Gifford, Viriato M. deMacedo and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the processing of lobsters. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.531  SD.233 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 531) of Bruce E. Tarr and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to pesticide applications. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.532  SD.234 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 532) of Bruce E. Tarr and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to remove and dispose of waste oil. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.533  SD.235 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 533) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to provide for alternative designated port authorities compliance. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.534  SD.587 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 534) of Bruce E. Tarr, Joan B. Lovely, Diana DiZoglio, Patrick Joseph Kearney and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect research animals. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.535  SD.1669 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 535) of Bruce E. Tarr, Jason M. Lewis, Mike Connolly, Tram T. Nguyen and other members of the General Court for legislation to maintain adequate water supplies through effective drought management. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.536  SD.2101 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 536) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to pesticide applications. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.646  SD.244 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 646) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to strengthen pharmacy benefit management. Financial Services.
S.647  SD.245 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 647) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to small group eligibility. Financial Services.
S.648  SD.246 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 648) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to providing short term health care plans. Financial Services.
S.649  SD.255 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 649) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to mandated benefits. Financial Services.
S.650  SD.1845 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 650) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to transparent health care data. Financial Services.
S.651  SD.1853 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 651) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to health purchasing cooperatives. Financial Services.
S.652  SD.1867 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 652) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to pharmaceutical "gag clauses". Financial Services.
S.653  SD.1980 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 653) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to prescription drug pricing. Financial Services.
S.654  SD.2128 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 654) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to strengthen pharmacy benefit management. Financial Services.
S.720  SD.252 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 720) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to strengthen the management of the health care connector. Health Care Financing.
S.721  SD.253 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 721) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to mandatory prescription drug coverage. Health Care Financing.
S.722  SD.727 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 722) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to association health plans. Health Care Financing.
S.723  SD.1617 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 723) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to empower patients and entrepreneurs with real transparency on cost. Health Care Financing.
S.724  SD.1649 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 724) of Bruce E. Tarr and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to Mass Health Eligibility Checks. Health Care Financing.
S.725  SD.1687 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 725) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative reducing hospital readmission. Health Care Financing.
S.726  SD.2124 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 726) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish a healthcare insurance premium payment pool for working families. Health Care Financing.
S.727  SD.2214 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 727) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to spouses as caregivers. Health Care Financing.
S.769  SD.225 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 769) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish the Finish Line Scholarship Program. Higher Education.
S.818  SD.229 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 818) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to streamline housing permitting. Housing.
S.819  SD.230 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 819) of Bruce E. Tarr, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and David Allen Robertson for legislation to promote savings for first time homebuyers. Housing.
S.820  SD.1914 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 820) of Bruce E. Tarr, David F. DeCoste, Hannah Kane, Daniel J. Hunt and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to accessory dwelling units. Housing.
S.1018  SD.5 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1018) of Bruce E. Tarr, James T. Welch, Colleen M. Garry, Hannah Kane and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to safe driving and open containers. The Judiciary.
S.1019  SD.204 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1019) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to recover assets used in the commission of sexual offenses. The Judiciary.
S.1020  SD.206 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1020) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to sexual deviants. The Judiciary.
S.1021  SD.214 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1021) of Bruce E. Tarr and David Allen Robertson for legislation to provide for increased penalties for persons who commit crimes against the elderly. The Judiciary.
S.1022  SD.215 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1022) of Bruce E. Tarr and David Allen Robertson for legislation relative to habitual drunk drivers. The Judiciary.
S.1023  SD.231 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1023) of Bruce E. Tarr and David Allen Robertson for legislation to promote rental housing stability. The Judiciary.
S.1024  SD.720 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1024) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to streamline zoning appeals. The Judiciary.
S.1025  SD.902 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1025) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael J. Soter, Joseph A. Boncore, Norman J. Orrall and others for legislation relative to crimes relating to distribution of controlled substances causing death. The Judiciary.
S.1026  SD.1442 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1026) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to hate crimes . The Judiciary.
S.1027  SD.1752 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1027) of Bruce E. Tarr, Sheila C. Harrington and Shaunna L. O'Connell for legislation relative to protecting animals from cruelty. The Judiciary.
S.1028  SD.1806 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1028) of Bruce E. Tarr and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to treble damages. The Judiciary.
S.1029  SD.1904 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1029) of Bruce E. Tarr and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to wiretapping for drug trafficking offenses. The Judiciary.
S.1030  SD.1917 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1030) of Bruce E. Tarr and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to modernize the Massachusetts wiretap law. The Judiciary.
S.1031  SD.1919 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1031) of Bruce E. Tarr, Kate Hogan and Michael O. Moore for legislation to criminalize sexual assault by fraud by a medical professional. The Judiciary.
S.1032  SD.1943 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1032) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the tracking of medical malpractice cases . The Judiciary.
S.1033  SD.2051 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1033) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to sexually violent predators. The Judiciary.
S.1034  SD.2065 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1034) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish a divorce task force. The Judiciary.
S.1035  SD.2108 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1035) of Bruce E. Tarr and Shaunna L. O'Connell for legislation relative to involuntary holds for overdose treatment. The Judiciary.
S.1115  SD.241 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1115) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to provide a safe harbor for contractors of services. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1116  SD.269 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1116) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to snow removal service liability limitation. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1117  SD.1033 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1117) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to clarifying legislative intent regarding the non-competition law. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1165  SD.197 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1165) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to protective custody. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1166  SD.2117 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1166) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to protective custody. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1167  SD.2129 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1167) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to regional navigators for substance abuse treatment. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1201  SD.4 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1201) of Bruce E. Tarr and Lenny Mirra (by vote of the town) for legislation to establish a selectmen-administrator form of government for the town of Newbury. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
S.1202  SD.278 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1202) of Bruce E. Tarr and Bradford Hill (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to the boards and offices to be appointed by the Town Manager in Ipswich. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
S.1203  SD.393 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1203) of Bruce E. Tarr and Bradford Hill (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to gender neutral redraft of the town charter of Ipswich. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
S.1342  SD.249 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1342) of Bruce E. Tarr and Ann-Margaret Ferrante for legislation to further regulate hospitals. Public Health.
S.1343  SD.250 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1343) of Bruce E. Tarr and Ann-Margaret Ferrante for legislation to protect essential health services. Public Health.
S.1344  SD.906 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1344) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to certified medication aides. Public Health.
S.1345  SD.1251 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1345) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish a commission on quality patient outcomes and nurse staffing. Public Health.
S.1346  SD.1595 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1346) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to increasing community care through co-location of services. Public Health.
S.1347  SD.1691 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1347) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to pre-hospital services analysis. Public Health.
S.1348  SD.1705 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1348) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to data from prescription monitoring program. Public Health.
S.1349  SD.2146 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1349) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish a fluoride task force. Public Health.
S.1350  SD.2188 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1350) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to scope of practice . Public Health.
H.1366  HD.2790 By Representative Cabral of New Bedford and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1366) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to transparency in clerk magistrate hearings. The Judiciary.
S.1456  SD.196 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1456) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to create a pilot program to limit driving under the influence of alcohol. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1457  SD.198 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1457) of Bruce E. Tarr and José F. Tosado for legislation to expand the state DNA database. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1458  SD.636 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1458) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the use of green lights for municipal emergency management vehicles . Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1459  SD.815 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1459) of Bruce E. Tarr, Donald H. Wong and Kate Hogan for legislation relative to safety of officers by requiring interior lights in automobiles to be on during stops . Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1460  SD.1395 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1460) of Bruce E. Tarr, Timothy R. Whelan, Randy Hunt, Viriato M. deMacedo and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to promoting staffing efficiency and uniformity at the Lemuel Shattuck Hospital. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1461  SD.1922 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1461) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to promote referral to treatment for substance addiction. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1462  SD.2201 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1462) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to drug recognition experts. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1585  SD.97 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1585) of Bruce E. Tarr and Lenny Mirra (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Groveland to continue the employment of Joseph Santapaola as Fire Lieutenant/EMT. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
S.1586  SD.199 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1586) of Bruce E. Tarr and David F. DeCoste for legislation to protect volunteer law enforcement. Public Service.
S.1587  SD.267 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1587) of Bruce E. Tarr and Ann-Margaret Ferrante for legislation to expand insurance choices for state and local employees. Public Service.
S.1588  SD.639 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1588) of Bruce E. Tarr, Thomas P. Walsh, Sal N. DiDomenico and Diana DiZoglio for legislation to provide the next of kin of a police officer or firefighter killed in the line of duty with the flags of the Commonwealth and the United States. Public Service.
S.1589  SD.909 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1589) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to sick leave buyback. Public Service.
S.1590  SD.2132 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1590) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to expand insurance choices for state and local employees. Public Service.
S.1767  SD.99 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1767) of Bruce E. Tarr, Adam G. Hinds, Joanne M. Comerford, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the land conservation tax credit. Revenue.
S.1768  SD.183 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1768) of Bruce E. Tarr, Shawn Dooley and David Allen Robertson for legislation relative property tax liability reduction for volunteer services. Revenue.
S.1769  SD.184 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1769) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the curatorship program. Revenue.
S.1770  SD.186 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1770) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to create a super research and development tax credit. Revenue.
S.1771  SD.187 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1771) of Bruce E. Tarr, Sal N. DiDomenico, David F. DeCoste and David Allen Robertson for legislation to increase transparency of taxpayers rights. Revenue.
S.1772  SD.188 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1772) of Bruce E. Tarr, Donald F. Humason, Jr., David F. DeCoste and Shawn Dooley for legislation to reduce the income tax. Revenue.
S.1773  SD.189 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1773) of Bruce E. Tarr and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to vehicle registration and sales tax. Revenue.
S.1774  SD.190 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1774) of Bruce E. Tarr and Shawn Dooley for legislation to dedicate a portion of the stabilization fund to cities and towns. Revenue.
S.1775  SD.191 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1775) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to extend single sales factor apportionment to all corporations. Revenue.
S.1776  SD.192 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1776) of Bruce E. Tarr, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and David F. DeCoste for legislation to reduce the sales tax to 5 percent. Revenue.
S.1777  SD.193 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1777) of Bruce E. Tarr and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to promote civic engagement in setting the income tax rate. Revenue.
S.1778  SD.232 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1778) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to provide for a tax exemption on the sale of recycled materials. Revenue.
S.1779  SD.251 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1779) of Bruce E. Tarr and David Allen Robertson for legislation relative to exempting certain medical supplies from the state sales tax. Revenue.
S.1780  SD.328 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1780) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo and Michael O. Moore for legislation to repeal the Employer Medical Assistance Contribution Supplement Tax. Revenue.
S.1781  SD.1275 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1781) of Bruce E. Tarr and Mark C. Montigny for legislation relative to the Massachusetts Maritime Commercial Development tax credit. Revenue.
S.1782  SD.1279 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1782) of Bruce E. Tarr, David F. DeCoste and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to the Massachusetts estate tax. Revenue.
S.1783  SD.1762 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1783) of Bruce E. Tarr and Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to the creation of a family caregiver tax credit. Revenue.
S.1784  SD.1791 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1784) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to extend the wellness program tax credit. Revenue.
S.1785  SD.1873 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1785) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the creation of a maritime tax credit. Revenue.
S.1786  SD.1876 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1786) of Bruce E. Tarr, David F. DeCoste and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to exemption from taxation structures and buildings essential to the operation of agricultural and horticultural lands. Revenue.
S.1787  SD.1931 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1787) of Bruce E. Tarr and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to promote tax relief for adoptive parents. Revenue.
S.1788  SD.2083 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1788) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to create a private mortgage insurance tax deduction. Revenue.
S.1789  SD.2173 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1789) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to encourage charitable giving. Revenue.
S.1790  SD.2224 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1790) of Bruce E. Tarr, David F. DeCoste and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to property tax relief for senior citizens. Revenue.
S.1797  SD.1276 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1797) of Bruce E. Tarr and Harriette L. Chandler for legislation to provide for Science and Technology Policy Fellows. Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently.
S.1907  SD.194 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1907) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to require fiscal responsibility. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1908  SD.195 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1908) of Bruce E. Tarr and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to zero-based budgeting and budget transparency. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1909  SD.237 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1909) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to justify the use of project labor agreements. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1910  SD.238 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1910) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the confidentiality of employee settlements. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1911  SD.590 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1911) of Bruce E. Tarr and Lenny Mirra for legislation to authorize the mutual release of all claims to certain lands in the town of Newbury. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1912  SD.721 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1912) of Bruce E. Tarr, Joan B. Lovely and Brendan P. Crighton for legislation relative to Essex Sports Center public accountability. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1913  SD.1156 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1913) of Bruce E. Tarr and Michael O. Moore for legislation to provide for alternative delivery of infrastructure projects. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2013  SD.12 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2013) of Bruce E. Tarr, Diana DiZoglio, William L. Crocker, Jr., Kenneth I. Gordon and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure public safety at natural gas sites. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2014  SD.1409 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2014) of Bruce E. Tarr, Marc R. Pacheco, Marcos A. Devers, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to sustain natural and working lands carbon in communities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2027  SD.265 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2027) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to tourism collaboration. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.2028  SD.588 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2028) of Bruce E. Tarr, James T. Welch, Lori A. Ehrlich, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the use of elephants, big cats, primates, and bears in traveling exhibits and shows. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.2137  SD.3 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2137) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Timothy R. Whelan, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to strengthening public safety through interlock devices. Transportation.
S.2138  SD.200 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2138) of Bruce E. Tarr and David Allen Robertson for legislation to promote road safety. Transportation.
S.2139  SD.202 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2139) of Bruce E. Tarr and David Allen Robertson for legislation to increase the civil fines and financial responsibilities and criminal penalties of motorists who violate the right of way of other motorists, motorcyclists, bicyclists and/or pedestrians, resulting in serious bodily injury and/or death. Transportation.
S.2140  SD.203 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2140) of Bruce E. Tarr and David Allen Robertson for legislation to promote motor vehicle safety. Transportation.
S.2141  SD.264 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2141) of Bruce E. Tarr and David Allen Robertson for legislation relative to commercial fees. Transportation.
S.2143  SD.638 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2143) of Bruce E. Tarr, Thomas P. Walsh, Timothy R. Whelan and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to establish the Blue Star Family license plate. Transportation.
S.2144  SD.1957 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2144) of Bruce E. Tarr and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to child vehicle passenger safety. Transportation.
S.2145  SD.2223 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2145) of Bruce E. Tarr and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to modernizing the MBTA Pension system. Transportation.
S.2178  SD.589 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2178) of Bruce E. Tarr and David Allen Robertson for legislation relative to the United States Cadet Nurse Corps Day. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2179  SD.719 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2179) of Bruce E. Tarr, Kenneth I. Gordon, David F. DeCoste, Todd M. Smola and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to retirement benefits for certain veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2189  SD.2370 Senate, March 28, 2019 -- Offered by Senators Tarr, Fattman, deMacedo, Humason, O'Connor and Tran relative to the constitutionality of pending legislation.
S.2195  SD.2379 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2195) of Bruce E. Tarr and Ann-Margaret Ferrante (with approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to crediting the stabilization fund for the sale of Fuller School in the city of Gloucester. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2196  SD.2263 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2196) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish a fluoride task force. Public Health.
S.2206  SD.2236 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2206) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to childhood lead poisoning prevention. Public Health.
S.2207  SD.2241 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2207) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to family visitation with a vulnerable adult. Elder Affairs.
S.2210  SD.2284 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, Senate, No. 2210) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to require a supermajority vote for the utilization of rainy day funds. Revenue.
S.2212  Senate, May 2, 2019 – Substituted by amendment by the Senate (Senator Tarr) as a new draft for Senate, No. 186.
S.2231  Text of amendment (Senator Tarr to the Senate Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2020 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 (Senate, No. 3).
S.2232  SD.2447 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2232) of Bruce E. Tarr, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and Theodore C. Speliotis (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to polling places in the town of Middleton. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2233  Text of amendment (Senator Tarr) to the Senate Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2020 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 (Senate, No. 3).
S.2252  Senate, June 13, 2019 – Substituted by amendment by the Senate (Senator Tarr) as a new draft for Senate, No. 1201.
S.2261  SD.2464 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2261) of Bruce E. Tarr, Lenny Mirra and Tram T. Nguyen (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to the granting of alcoholic beverages licenses in the town of Boxford. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2269  SD.2475 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2269) of Bruce E. Tarr and Bradford Hill (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to updating the town charter in the town of Ipswich. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2274  HD.1571 By Representative Gordon of Bedford and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2274) of Kenneth I. Gordon, Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to retirement benefits for certain veterans. Public Service.
S.2276  SD.2418 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2276) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to expungement from central registry. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.2277  SD.2419 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2277) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish Arbor and Bird days. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2280  SD.2480 Senate, June 27, 2019 -- Order (Senators Lesser and Tarr) relative to the question of the conduct of Senator Michael D. Brady
S.2297  SD.2232 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2297) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to fetal opioid drug exposure. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.2330  SD.2553 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2330) of Bruce E. Tarr and Ann-Margaret Ferrante (with approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to accept certain property in Gloucester for park and conservation purposes under Article 97 of the Massachusetts Constitution. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2380  HD.1344 By Representative Walsh of Peabody and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2380) of Thomas P. Walsh, Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to providing the next of kin of a police officer or firefighter killed in the line of duty with the flags of the Commonwealth and the United States. Public Service.
H.3137  HD.3005 By Representative Speliotis of Danvers and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3137) of Theodore C. Speliotis and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to authorize the Registry of Motor Vehicles to develop, design and implement a redesigned registration plate system for motor vehicles. Transportation.
H.3180  HD.1341 By Representative Walsh of Peabody and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3180) of Thomas P. Walsh, Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to establishing the Blue Star Family license plate in honor of police officers killed in the line of duty. Transportation.
H.3914  HD.4295 By Representative Hill of Ipswich and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bradford Hill and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Michelle Kitchen-Taraska, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services. Public Service.
H.4056  HD.4434 By Representative Hill of Ipswich and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bradford Hill and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Ryane Lineham, an employee of the Department of Revenue. Public Service.
S.426  SD.406 By Mr. Tarr (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 426) of Daniel S. Sarno for legislation relative to early voting ballots. Election Laws. This bill is by request. *
S.2142  SD.600 By Mr. Tarr (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2142) of Thomas Beaton for legislation relative to hardship licenses for first time offenders. Transportation. This bill is by request. *
S.2323  SD.2485 By Mr. Tarr (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2323) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Katherine Shaw for legislation relative to assessment of surcharge points. Financial Services. This bill is by request. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.