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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.
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Boston, MA, 02133
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  SD.2774 By Ms. DiZoglio, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Diana DiZoglio, James M. Kelcourse, Bruce E. Tarr and Lenny Mirra for legislation relative to the Salisbury Beach Preservation Trust Fund. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.89  SD.1040 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 89) of Joanne M. Comerford, Mindy Domb, Mike Connolly and Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to spouses as caregivers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.125  SD.1747 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 125) of Joan B. Lovely, Christina A. Minicucci, Kay Khan, James J. O'Day and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a diaper benefits pilot program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.132  SD.2300 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 132) of Joan B. Lovely, Steven G. Xiarhos, Michael O. Moore, Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation relative to preventing sexual abuse of children and youth by adults in positions of authority or trust. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.140  SD.843 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 140) of Patrick M. O'Connor, John C. Velis, Bruce E. Tarr, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the safety of individuals with disabilities relying on life-support equipment. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.148  SD.160 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 148) of James B. Eldridge, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize municipalities to expend certain funds for the acquisition of land to be used for rail trails. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.155  SD.1032 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 155) of Michael O. Moore, Joanne M. Comerford, Tami L. Gouveia, John Cronin and other members of the General Court for legislation to address inequality, promote opportunity and end poverty. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.227  HD.938 By Ms. Higgins of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 227) of Natalie M. Higgins and others relative to equal access to community care for elders and disabled persons. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.230  SD.848 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 230) of Patrick M. O'Connor, James M. Murphy, Steven G. Xiarhos, Adam J. Scanlon and other members of the General Court for legislation to ban the retail sale of cats and dogs in pet shops. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.294  HD.3821 By Ms. Kerans of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 294) of Sally P. Kerans and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of strategies to address inequality, promote equity and inclusion and create and expand opportunity for people living with low incomes and to end poverty. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.336  SD.984 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 336) of Barry R. Finegold, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael F. Rush, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to safety and violence education for students (the SAVE Students Act). Education.
S.349  SD.1604 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 349) of Eric P. Lesser, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Adam J. Scanlon, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish farm to school grants to promote healthy eating and strengthen the agricultural economy. Education.
S.351  SD.1632 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 351) of Eric P. Lesser, Hannah Kane, Bruce E. Tarr, Brendan P. Crighton and others for legislation to expand high school student access to earn industry recognized credentials. Education.
S.369  SD.2262 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 369) of Joan B. Lovely, Kay Khan, Steven G. Xiarhos, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to stop harm inflicted by the exploitation of life and development. Education.
S.377  SD.860 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 377) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Jack Patrick Lewis, Bruce E. Tarr, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve augmentative and alternative communication opportunities for children with disabilities. Education.
S.397  SD.1476 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 397) of Harriette L. Chandler, James B. Eldridge, Bruce E. Tarr and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to increase awareness of community based PACE programs for older adults. Elder Affairs.
S.398  SD.1480 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 398) of Harriette L. Chandler, Elizabeth A. Malia, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Hannah Kane and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to intensive case management for clinically complex older adults. Elder Affairs.
S.400  SD.1773 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 400) of Julian Cyr, Mathew J. Muratore, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to promote the betterment of resident health and safety in long term care facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.415  SD.460 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 415) of Jason M. Lewis, Michael J. Barrett, John H. Rogers, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislationt to improve Alzheimer's and dementia care in Senior Care Options program. Elder Affairs.
S.425  SD.1549 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 425) of Michael O. Moore, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Mathew J. Muratore, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote innovation in eldercare services. Elder Affairs.
H.477  HD.1984 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 477) of Christine P. Barber and others relative to the inequitable impact of the pandemic on Black and Latinx individuals with autism. Covid-19 and Emergency Preparedness and Management.
S.515  SD.2084 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 515) of Julian Cyr, Mathew J. Muratore, Joan B. Lovely, Susan L. Moran and other members of the General Court for legislation to build resilience to acidification of our coastal waters. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.524  SD.146 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 524) of James B. Eldridge, Ruth B. Balser, Tami L. Gouveia, Brendan P. Crighton and other members of the General Court for legislation to preserve open space in the commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.546  SD.1453 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 546) of Anne M. Gobi, Hannah Kane, Susannah M. Whipps, Steven G. Xiarhos and other members of the General Court for legislation to reimburse the Inland Fisheries and Game Fund. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.587  SD.551 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 587) of Michael O. Moore, Hannah Kane, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Brendan P. Crighton and other members of the General Court for legislation further regulating the enforcement of illegal hunting practices. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.597  SD.867 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 597) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Susan Williams Gifford, Bruce E. Tarr and Mathew J. Muratore for legislation relative to community preservation funds for seawall repairs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.603  SD.1452 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 603) of Marc R. Pacheco, Bruce E. Tarr, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Steven S. Howitt and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a Massachusetts Flood Risk Protection Program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.617  HD.1513 By Ms. Higgins of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 617) of Natalie M. Higgins and others relative to safety and violence education for students. Education.
S.623  SD.1029 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 623) of John C. Velis, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit the sale of fur products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.686  HD.2698 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 686) of Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a farm to school grants program within the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to promote healthy eating and strengthen the agricultural economy. Education.
H.692  HD.1167 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 692) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others relative to requiring instruction on the Holocaust and genocide in public schools. Education.
S.707  SD.2283 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 707) of Mark C. Montigny and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to enhance oral health through public health dental hygienists. Financial Services.
H.722  HD.380 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 722) of Bruce J. Ayers and others relative to services provided through the MassHealth frail elder home and community-based services waiver regarding early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Elder Affairs.
H.726  HD.2410 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 726) of Ruth B. Balser and others that the Department of Public Health establish an exchange to facilitate the purchasing of personal protective equipment by elder care providers. Elder Affairs.
H.736  HD.2818 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 736) of Denise C. Garlick and others that the Division of Health Care Facility Licensure and Certification be authorized to establish and implement a prescribed process and program for providing training and education to certain licensed providers. Elder Affairs.
H.738  HD.2530 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 738) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., and others relative to promoting innovation in eldercare services. Elder Affairs.
H.739  HD.1484 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 739) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others for legislation to Improve Alzheimer's’ and dementia care in senior care options programs. Elder Affairs.
H.740  HD.1485 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 740) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others relative to intensive case management for clinically complex older adults. Elder Affairs.
S.743  SD.2256 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 743) of Harriette L. Chandler, Rebecca L. Rausch, Michael J. Barrett, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve oral health for all Massachusetts residents. Health Care Financing.
H.747  HD.2522 By Mr. Madaro of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 747) of Adrian C. Madaro and others relative to increasing awareness of community based PACE programs for older adults. Elder Affairs.
S.748  SD.527 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 748) of Joanne M. Comerford, Harriette L. Chandler, Bruce E. Tarr, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the Senate for legislation to support equal access to community care for elders and the disabled. Health Care Financing.
S.759  SD.1788 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 759) of Julian Cyr, Mathew J. Muratore, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the nursing home quality jobs initiative. Health Care Financing.
S.768  SD.1568 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 768) of Cindy F. Friedman, Joan B. Lovely, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect medically fragile kids. Health Care Financing.
S.794  SD.1196 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 794) of Jason M. Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico, Joanne M. Comerford, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility. Health Care Financing.
S.807  SD.1550 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 807) of Michael O. Moore, Mathew J. Muratore, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael J. Soter and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to infection control in nursing facilities. Health Care Financing.
S.811  SD.1422 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 811) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Bruce E. Tarr, Jason M. Lewis, Brendan P. Crighton and others for legislation relative to consistent treatment of life estates. Health Care Financing.
H.849  HD.1057 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 849) of Bruce J. Ayers relative to community preservation funds for seawall repairs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.851  HD.271 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 851) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to preserving open space in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.874  HD.4008 By Mr. Cutler of Pembroke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 874) of Josh S. Cutler and others for legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) to investigate the possibility of creating a state grant or low interest loan program for properties prone to flooding. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.890  HD.1940 By Ms. DuBois of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 890) of Michelle M. DuBois and others relative to the adoption of certain research animals. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.901  HD.1736 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 901) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the adoption of certain research animals. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.904  HD.1458 By Representatives Ehrlich of Marblehead and Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 904) of Lori A. Ehrlich, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others relative to the enforcement of illegal hunting practices. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.934  HD.2537 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 934) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., and others relative to emerging contaminants on public water systems. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.937  SD.292 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 937) of Harriette L. Chandler, Kay Khan, Jack Patrick Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to end child marriage in Massachusetts. The Judiciary.
H.965  HD.1592 By Mr. Lewis of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 965) of Jack Patrick Lewis and others for legislation to prohibit the sale of fur products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.1024  SD.360 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1024) of Ryan C. Fattman, David Allen Robertson, Susan Williams Gifford, Shawn Dooley and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to illegal drug and firearm trafficking. The Judiciary.
S.1088  SD.1941 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1088) of Joan B. Lovely, Kay Khan, Steven G. Xiarhos, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate the statute of limitation in civil child sexual abuse cases. The Judiciary.
S.1091  SD.2260 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1091) of Joan B. Lovely, Kay Khan, Steven G. Xiarhos, Michael O. Moore and others for legislation to enhance hiring practices at schools to prevent sexual abuse. The Judiciary.
S.1092  SD.2299 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1092) of Joan B. Lovely, Steven G. Xiarhos, Elizabeth A. Malia and Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to sexual assaults by adults in positions of authority or trust. The Judiciary.
H.1098  HD.961 By Miss Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1098) of Colleen M. Garry and others relative to colon cancer under the age of 50 years of age, prevalence, screening and insurance coverage and care. Financial Services.
S.1111  SD.796 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1111) of Michael O. Moore, Steven G. Xiarhos, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jessica Ann Giannino and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the ownership of pets by convicted animal abusers. The Judiciary.
H.1112  HD.99 By Mr. Hawkins of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1112) of James K. Hawkins and others relative to the definition of licensed mental health professionals under certain insurance laws. Financial Services.
S.1123  SD.2228 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1123) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Steven G. Xiarhos, Bruce E. Tarr and Michael O. Moore for legislation to empower and protect survivors of domestic violence. The Judiciary.
S.1217  SD.644 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1217) of John F. Keenan, Jason M. Lewis, Rebecca L. Rausch, Diana DiZoglio and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to transparency in employee benefits reporting in private construction. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1277  HD.353 By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1277) of Steven S. Howitt and others for legislation to establish a health safety net task force (including members of the General Court) to study reimbursement for dental care and healthcare provided by hospitals and accredited teaching institutions to MassHealth members. Health Care Financing.
H.1287  HD.1538 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1287) of John J. Lawn, Jr., and others relative to wages, benefits and related employee costs of direct care staff of licensed nursing homes. Health Care Financing.
H.1301  HD.1340 By Representatives Murray of Milford and Higgins of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1301) of Brian W. Murray, Natalie M. Higgins and others relative to consistent treatment of life estates by the Division of Medical Assistance. Health Care Financing.
H.1305  HD.1853 By Mr. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1305) of Norman J. Orrall and others relative to authorizing spouses to be caregivers in the adult foster care and personal attendant programs. Health Care Financing.
S.1309  SD.890 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1309) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Steven G. Xiarhos, Bruce E. Tarr, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase substance use prevention and awareness and reduce overdose abandonment. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1313  HD.3834 By Mr. Santiago of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1313) of Jon Santiago and others relative to infection control in nursing facilities. Health Care Financing.
S.1330  SD.99 By Ms. DiZoglio, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1330) of Diana DiZoglio (by vote of the town) for legislation to repeal Chapter 404 of the Acts of 2008. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local approval received]
S.1347  SD.295 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1347) of Michael O. Moore for legislation to establish a special commission on the Dover amendment. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1385  SD.1045 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1385) of Joanne M. Comerford, William N. Brownsberger, James B. Eldridge, Brian M. Ashe and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce incidence and death from pancreatic cancer. Public Health.
S.1387  SD.1853 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1387) of Joanne M. Comerford, Michael O. Moore, Elizabeth A. Malia, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to restrict toxic PFAS chemicals in consumer products to protect our health. Public Health.
S.1424  SD.709 By Ms. DiZoglio, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1424) of Diana DiZoglio, Adam J. Scanlon, Shawn Dooley, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to COVID-19 vaccination preregistration. Public Health.
S.1441  SD.1705 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1441) of Anne M. Gobi, Bruce E. Tarr, Hannah Kane, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to in-state meat inspection programs. Public Health.
S.1471  SD.1810 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1471) of Joan B. Lovely, Kay Khan, Jason M. Lewis, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to newborn screenings for congenital cytomegalovirus. Public Health.
S.1472  SD.1904 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1472) of Joan B. Lovely, Kay Khan, Steven Ultrino, Marcos A. Devers and other members of the General Court for legislation to address the inequitable impacts of the pandemic on Black and Latinx individuals with autism. Public Health.
S.1489  SD.343 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1489) of Michael O. Moore, Jack Patrick Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve outcomes for sudden cardiac arrest. Public Health.
S.1494  SD.1120 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1494) of Michael O. Moore, Jack Patrick Lewis, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Brian W. Murray and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to chemicals in food packaging. Public Health.
S.1496  SD.1551 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1496) of Michael O. Moore, Mathew J. Muratore, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the certification of resident care assistants. Public Health.
S.1499  SD.893 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1499) of Patrick M. O'Connor, John C. Velis, Bruce E. Tarr and Elizabeth A. Malia for legislation to establish a newborn health and safe sleep pilot program. Public Health.
S.1510  SD.254 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1510) of Marc R. Pacheco, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the definition of podiatry. Public Health.
S.1576  SD.1258 By Ms. DiZoglio, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1576) of Diana DiZoglio, Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts, Clean Water Action, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce certain toxic chemicals in firefighter personal protective equipment. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1588  SD.225 By Mr. Feeney, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1588) of Paul R. Feeney and Paul F. Tucker for legislation to ensure the safety of students, faculty and staff on the campuses of state colleges, community colleges and state universities. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1669  SD.1686 By Mr. Collins, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1669) of Nick Collins, Brendan P. Crighton, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to providing a COVID-19 retirement credit to essential public-sector workers. Public Service.
S.1687  SD.1591 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1687) of Julian Cyr, Timothy R. Whelan, Sarah K. Peake, Steven G. Xiarhos and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to harbormasters. Public Service.
H.1709  HD.718 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1709) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to prohibit marriage of minors. The Judiciary.
H.1714  HD.1842 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1714) of Kay Khan and others relative to the rights and protections of children. The Judiciary.
S.1763  SD.1532 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1763) of Marc R. Pacheco, Paul F. Tucker, Anne M. Gobi and Michael D. Brady for legislation relative to public higher education campus police officers injured in the line of duty. Public Service.
H.1824  HD.2845 By Representatives Nguyen of Andover and Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1824) of Tram T. Nguyen, Bradford Hill and others relative to convicted animal abusers. The Judiciary.
S.1890  SD.1340 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1890) of John F. Keenan, Thomas M. Stanley, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to commuter transit benefits. Revenue.
S.1897  SD.172 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1897) of Eric P. Lesser, Patrick M. O'Connor, Jason M. Lewis, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide financial relief to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Revenue.
S.1919  SD.1799 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1919) of Joan B. Lovely, Bradford Hill, Thomas P. Walsh, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to real estate tax abatements to help businesses impacted by the Phase IV reopening plan. Revenue.
S.1930  SD.344 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1930) of Michael O. Moore, Anne M. Gobi, Diana DiZoglio, Brian M. Ashe and other members of the General Court for legislation to support job growth in the commonwealth. Revenue.
S.1953  SD.920 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1953) of Patrick M. O'Connor and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish a tax credit for teachers purchasing supplies. Revenue.
S.1973  SD.1592 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1973) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Jason M. Lewis, Joan B. Lovely, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to advance and promote genocide education. Revenue.
S.2021  SD.713 By Mr. Collins, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2021) of Nick Collins, Michael O. Moore, Hannah Kane, Patrick M. O'Connor and others for legislation relative to employment of persons with disabilities on state contracts. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2022  SD.1623 By Mr. Collins, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 2022) of Nick Collins, Michael J. Barrett, Joseph A. Boncore, Norman J. Orrall and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a commission on the two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the American Revolution. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2083  SD.1790 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2083) of Joan B. Lovely and Kay Khan for legislation to establish the third Saturday in July as Negro Election Day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2121  HD.2135 By Mr. Muratore of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2121) of Mathew J. Muratore and others relative to assisted outpatient therapy. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.2147  SD.978 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2147) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Edward J. Kennedy, Joanne M. Comerford, Walter F. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote energy efficient lighting, conserve energy, regulate outdoor night lighting, and reduce light pollution. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2190  HD.3081 By Representatives Minicucci of North Andover and Nguyen of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2190) of Christina A. Minicucci and Tram T. Nguyen (by vote of the town) relative to the powers of the town manager in the town of North Andover. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2198  HD.3628 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2198) of David M. Rogers and others relative to municipal natural resource protection bylaws or ordinances and the preservation of wetlands and water resources in certain housing applications. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.2204  SD.163 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2204) of Michael O. Moore, Diana DiZoglio, Bruce E. Tarr, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to utility meters and the rights of utility ratepayers. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2216  HD.2041 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2216) of James Arciero and others relative to the certification of nurses aides and resident care assistants. Public Health.
S.2243  SD.1204 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2243) of Adam G. Hinds, Anne M. Gobi, Joanne M. Comerford, Adam J. Scanlon and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand membership opportunities in local cultural councils. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.2246  SD.2105 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2246) of Edward J. Kennedy, Colleen M. Garry, David Allen Robertson, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation to rebuild the Commonwealth’s cultural future. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.2261  SD.1557 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2261) of Joseph A. Boncore, Joan B. Lovely, David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf, Barry R. Finegold and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish free access to ride to elections in Massachusetts (FARE). Transportation.
H.2270  HD.523 By Mr. Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2270) of Paul J. Donato and others relative to the definition of podiatry. Public Health.
H.2304  HD.1669 By Mr. Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2304) of Carmine Lawrence Gentile and others for legislation to reduce incidence and death from pancreatic cancer. Public Health.
S.2306  SD.1405 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2306) of Sal N. DiDomenico and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to student driver safety. Transportation.
H.2325  HD.2621 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2325) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others for legislation to establish a written statewide protocol for pharmacists to test or screen for and initiate treatment or therapy for qualified health conditions. Public Health.
S.2341  SD.517 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2341) of John F. Keenan for legislation relative to private detectives and private investigators. Transportation.
H.2348  HD.2071 By Mr. Lewis of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2348) of Jack Patrick Lewis and others for legislation to ban the use of certain chemicals in food packaging. Public Health.
S.2440  SD.2564 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, Senate, No. 0000) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William N. Brownsberger for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to select boards. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.2451  Senate, May 24, 2021 -- The committee on Municipalities and Regional Government, to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1361) of Bruce E. Tarr and Lenny Mirra (by vote of the town) for legislation to amend the Newbury general by-laws from board of selectmen to select board, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2451).
S.2469  SD.2569 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2469) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ryan C. Fattman, Steven G. Xiarhos, Colleen M. Garry, Kate Hogan and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish August 31st as Overdose Awareness Day in the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2475  HD.1872 By Mr. Hawkins of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2475) of James K. Hawkins and others relative to the reduction of certain toxic chemicals in firefighter personal protective equipment. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2479  Senate, June 17, 2021– Text of the Senate Bill authorizing the city of Gloucester to appoint retired police officers as special police officers (being the text of Senate, No. 34, printed as amended)
S.2496  Senate, July 19, 2021 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 377) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Jack Patrick Lewis, Bruce E. Tarr, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve augmentative and alternative communication opportunities for children with disabilities, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2496).
S.2519  Senate, September 2, 2021 -- The committee on Transportation, to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2261) of Joseph A. Boncore, Joan B. Lovely, David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf, Barry R. Finegold and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish free access to ride to elections in Massachusetts (FARE), reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2519).
S.2525  Senate, September 13, 2021 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 370) of Michael O. Moore, John C. Velis and Eric P. Lesser for legislation to establish a hate crimes grant program; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1973) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Jason M. Lewis, Joan B. Lovely, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to advance and promote genocide education; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 563) of Michael S. Day and others relative to the establishment of a grant program for the education and prevention of hate crimes and incidences of bias in public schools; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 692) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others relative to requiring instruction on the Holocaust and genocide in public schools, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2525) (Representative Pease of Westfield dissenting).
H.2547  HD.326 By Mr. Xiarhos of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2547) of Steven G. Xiarhos and others relative to providing for the care and transportation of police dogs injured in the line of duty. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2557  Senate, October 14, 2021 -- The committee on Senate Ways and Means, to whom was referred the Senate Bill concerning genocide education (Senate, No. 2525),- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2557).
H.2699  HD.291 By Mr. Kelcourse of Amesbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2699) of James M. Kelcourse and others for legislation to place certain municipal health employees in Group 2 of the contributory retirement system. Public Service.
H.2764  HD.109 By Messrs. Robertson of Tewksbury and Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2764) of David Allen Robertson, Kenneth I. Gordon and Bruce E. Tarr relative to allowing Deina Abdelkader an employee of the University of Massachusetts to become a member of the state employee retirement system. Public Service.
H.2778  HD.1141 By Mr. Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2778) of Todd M. Smola for legislation to provide the next of kin of state police officers killed in the line of duty with a flag during memorial services. Public Service.
H.2786  HD.395 By Mr. Tucker of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2786) of Paul F. Tucker and others relative to Group 4 retirement benefits for police officers working on Massachusetts public higher education campuses. Public Service.
H.2808  HD.1794 By Representative Zlotnik of Gardner and Senator Velis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2808) of Jonathan D. Zlotnik, John C. Velis and others relative to providing a COVID-19 retirement credit to essential public-sector workers. Public Service.
H.3306  HD.1547 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3306) of Sean Garballey and others relative to improving outdoor lighting and increasing dark-sky visibility. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3479  HD.654 By Messrs. Gordon of Bedford and Robertson of Tewksbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3479) of Kenneth I. Gordon, David Allen Robertson and others relative to designating a certain bridge in the town of Wilmington as the Trooper Thomas W. Devlin memorial bridge. Transportation.
H.3632  HD.348 By Mr. Xiarhos of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3632) of Steven G. Xiarhos and others relative to the prohibition of motor vehicle operators to make turns at certain red lights. Transportation.
H.3834  HD.2900 By Mr. DeCoste of Norwell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3834) of David F. DeCoste and others relative to scenic rivers. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3835  HD.3966 By Mr. Fernandes of Falmouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3835) of Dylan A. Fernandes and others relative to coastal and environmental acidification and nutrient pollution. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3942  An Act designating a certain bridge in the town of Wilmington as the Trooper Thomas W. Devlin memorial bridge
H.4020  HD.4363 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4020) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and Bruce E. Tarr (by vote of the town) that the town of North Reading be authorized to create a cell tower receipts fund in said town. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.