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The 192nd 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
Follow In My Legislature Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
  SD.2 An Act protecting research animals
  SD.3 An Act amending the Newbury general by-laws from board of selectmen to select board
  SD.4 An Act providing a tax exemption for certain qualifying real estate in the town of Hamilton
  SD.25 An Act promoting pet safety aka Crawford's Law
  SD.90 An Act relative to preventing price gouging during an emergency
  SD.100 An Act relative to the Massachusetts Maritime Commercial Development tax credit
  SD.101 An Act creating a private mortgage insurance tax deduction
  SD.102 An Act relative to promoting tax relief for adoptive parents
  SD.103 An Act relative to retirement benefits for veterans
  SD.104 An Act promoting savings for first time homebuyers
  SD.139 An Act relative to the film tax credit
  SD.166 An Act relative to compensation for Captains in the Environmental Police
  SD.351 An Act relative to creditable service for Lisa Emma, a member of the Massachusetts Teachers' Retirement System
  HD.371 An Act finalizing the transfer of land in the town of Middleton
  SD.383 An Act establishing the Executive Office of Food Resources and Security
  SD.592 An Act relative to salvage, disposition, and possession of deer, moose, bear, birds, and mammals killed by means other than sport hunting
  SD.593 An Act relative to accessory dwelling units
  SD.775 An Act establishing the Blue Star Family license plate
  SD.1119 An Act relative to disability pensions for public safety employees who are victims of violence
  SD.1231 An Act relative to snow removal service liability limitation
  SD.1234 An Act relative to parentage to promote children's security
  SD.1246 An Act relative to the use of elephants, big cats, primates, giraffes, and bears in traveling exhibits and shows
  SD.1252 An Act relative to clarifying legislative intent regarding the non-competition law
  SD.1341 An Act relative to wage theft and due process
  SD.1344 An Act establishing a commission on quality patient outcomes and nurse staffing
  SD.1363 An Act relative to certified medication aides
  SD.1365 An Act relative to nursing facility workforce
  SD.1374 An Act relative to the authority of the state ethics commission
  SD.1504 An Act ensuring public safety at natural gas sites
  SD.1505 An Act to protect equality and equal protection by law enforcement departments in the Commonwealth
  SD.1535 An Act requiring anti-discrimination audits in the Commonwealth
  SD.1545 An Act relative to the taxation of rolling stock
  SD.1791 An Act to encourage the development and operation of Public-Private Partnerships for Social Infrastructure
  SD.1807 An Act relative to tax credits for affordable housing
  SD.1837 An Act increasing the conservation land tax credit
  SD.1840 An Act relative to temporary waiver of interest and penalties for late payment of certain local assessments during the COVID-19 epidemic
  SD.1841 An Act criminalizing sexual assault by fraud by a medical professional
  SD.1846 An Act creating a creative economy master plan
  SD.1847 An Act creating a private mortgage insurance tax deduction
  SD.1850 An Act empowering patients and entrepreneurs with real transparency on cost
  SD.1858 An Act ensuring charter school integrity
  SD.1860 An Act establishing a divorce task force
  SD.1963 An Act relative to safety of officers by requiring interior lights in automobiles to be on during stops
  SD.1964 An Act to enhance the license plate system of the Commonwealth
  SD.1966 An Act establishing a healthcare insurance premium payment pool for working families
  SD.1974 An Act to provide economic security for fishing industry participants
  SD.1975 An Act establishing the Finish Line Scholarship Program
  SD.1978 An Act expanding insurance choices for state and local employees
  SD.1979 An Act further regulating hospitals
  SD.1980 An Act modernizing the Massachusetts wiretap law
  SD.1982 An Act promoting motor vehicle safety
  SD.1983 An Act promoting road safety
  SD.1985 An Act promoting savings for first time homebuyers
  SD.1986 An Act providing a safe harbor for contractors of services
  SD.1987 An Act protecting volunteer law enforcement
  SD.1988 An Act providing for a tax exemption on the sale of recycled materials
  SD.2042 An Act providing for alternative DPA compliance
  SD.2062 An Act 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
  SD.2069 An Act naming the Global War on Terror Memorial Bridge in the town of Ipswich
  SD.2071 An Act reducing the sales tax to 5 percent
  SD.2074 An Act relative to crimes relating to distribution of controlled substances causing death
  SD.2075 An Act relative to pharmaceutical "gag clauses"
  SD.2080 An Act relative property tax liability reduction for volunteer services
  SD.2085 An Act relative to affordable assisted living facilities
  SD.2088 An Act relative to mandated reporters of disabled persons abuse
  SD.2091 An Act relative to association health plans
  SD.2092 An Act relative to ballot modernization
  SD.2093 An Act relative to child vehicle passenger safety
  SD.2095 An Act relative to drug recognition experts
  SD.2103 An Act relative to enhancing special education services delivery
  SD.2107 An Act relative to exempting certain medical supplies from the state sales tax
  SD.2117 An Act relative to family visitation with a vulnerable adult
  SD.2120 An Act relative to gas tax disclosure
  SD.2125 An Act relative to hate crimes
  SD.2126 An Act relative to health purchasing cooperatives
  SD.2131 An Act relative to homeless children school transportation
  SD.2135 An Act relative to involuntary holds for overdose treatment
  SD.2137 An Act creating a special commission to scope a state grant or low interest loan program for properties prone to flooding
  SD.2140 An Act relative to maintaining adequate water supplies through effective drought management
  SD.2144 An Act relative to mandated benefits
  SD.2147 An Act relative to modernizing the MBTA pension system
  SD.2156 An Act relative to pesticide applications
  SD.2158 An Act relative to promoting tax relief for adoptive parents
  SD.2160 An Act relative to protective custody
  SD.2164 An Act relative to increasing community care through co-location of services
  SD.2165 An Act relative to retirement benefits for veterans
  SD.2169 An Act relative to safe driving and open containers
  SD.2171 An Act relative to school safety issues
  SD.2174 An Act relative to sexually violent predators
  SD.2176 An Act relative to sick leave buyback
  SD.2177 An Act relative to call EMT lights
  SD.2182 An Act relative to the creation of a super research and development tax credit
  SD.2187 An Act relative to the curatorship program
  SD.2189 An Act relative to the removal and disposal of waste oil
  SD.2191 An Act relative to the tracking of medical malpractice cases
  SD.2192 An Act relative to treble damages
  SD.2194 An Act to ensure protections for physicians & hospitals that contract with Medicaid managed care organizations
  SD.2199 An Act relative to vehicle registration and sales tax
  SD.2202 An Act relative to the use of green lights for municipal emergency management vehicles
  SD.2203 An Act streamlining housing permitting
  SD.2218 An Act requiring fiscal responsibility
  SD.2219 An Act to encourage charitable giving
  SD.2225 An Act to fairly fund early voting
  SD.2227 An Act to promote alternative dispute resolution for students
  SD.2230 An Act to protect essential health services
  SD.2231 An Act to provide child exploitation awareness education
  SD.2233 An Act to recover assets used in the commission of sexual offenses
  SD.2238 An Act to sustain natural and working lands carbon in communities
  SD.2239 An Act relative to wiretapping for drug trafficking offenses
  SD.2249 An Act establishing a Fisheries Conservation Gear Grant Program
  SD.2259 An Act relative to gaming
  HD.2281 An Act establishing the Blue Star Family license plate
  HD.2282 An Act 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
  SD.2376 An Act creating a tax deduction for remote learning
  SD.2380 An Act allowing for the deduction of business interest
  SD.2384 An Act to protect coastal resources
  SD.2410 An Act relative to state reserve of personal protective equipment
  SD.2435 An Act for meals tax relief to promote economic recovery during the COVID State of Emergency
  SD.2470 An Act related to deductions for personal protective equipment costs for businesses
  SD.2473 An Act to promote domestic meat and poultry production
  SD.2476 An Act relative to Good Samaritans''; liability during a public health emergency
  SD.2479 An Act relative to sales tax reduction to 5%
  SD.2486 An Act to cap the State Income tax
  SD.2487 An Act to provide a safe harbor for health regulations
  SD.2489 An Act to protect mortgagees
  SD.2490 An Act properly account of cost of laws
  SD.2501 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the Commonwealth Recovery Council. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
  SD.2502 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr and Bradley H. Jones, Jr. for legislation relative to pharmacy testing. Public Health.
  SD.2550 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to provide a tax deduction for charitable donations of food by farmers. Revenue.
S.22  SD.2035 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 22) 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.23  SD.2485 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 23) of Bruce E. Tarr for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to cap the state income tax. Revenue.
S.34  SD.2533 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 34) of Bruce E. Tarr and Ann-Margaret Ferrante (with approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to allow the city of Gloucester to appoint retired police officers as special police officers. Public Service. [Local approval received]
S.42  SD.2571 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 42) of Bruce E. Tarr and Ann-Margaret Ferrante (with approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation relative to increasing city of Gloucester parking fines. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local approval received]
  SD.991 An Act relative to banning the "Confederate flag" in the Commonwealth This bill is by request. *
  SD.992 An Act relative to authority on form of learning during a public health emergency This bill is by request. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.