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The 193rd 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.2600 Senate, May 8, 2023 -- (Filed by Mr. Tarr) Order relative to the calling of a proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to require a supermajority vote for the utilization of rainy day funds.
  SD.2601 Senate, May 8, 2023 -- (Filed by Mr. Tarr) Order relative to the calling of a proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to cap the state income tax.
  SD.2880 Senate, December 1, 2023 -- (filed by Messrs. Tarr, Durant, Fattman and O'Connor) Order relative to suspension of Joint Rule 12A
S.14  SD.410 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 14) 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.15  SD.411 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 15) of Bruce E. Tarr for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to cap the state income tax. Revenue.
S.126  SD.123 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 126) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to mandated reporters of disabled persons abuse. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.216  SD.933 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 216) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to horse riding instructors. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.217  SD.2045 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 217) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to foreign-trained medical professionals. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.218  SD.2386 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 218) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to ensure internet security and privacy. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.352  SD.96 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 352) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to ensure the integrity of charter schools. Education.
S.353  SD.104 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 353) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to school safety issues. Education.
S.354  SD.105 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 354) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to promote alternative dispute resolution for students. Education.
S.355  SD.628 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 355) of Bruce E. Tarr relative to the foundation funding of special education. Education.
S.356  SD.699 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 356) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to conduct a study on the delivery of special education services. Education.
S.402  SD.87 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 402) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to family visitation with a vulnerable adult. Elder Affairs.
S.403  SD.2338 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 403) of Bruce E. Tarr and James B. Eldridge for legislation to improve resilience in older adults and people with disabilities during public health, environmental or technological emergencies. Elder Affairs.
S.440  SD.19 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 440) of Bruce E. Tarr and Ann-Margaret Ferrante (by vote of the town) for legislation to recall elected officials in the town of Manchester-by-the-Sea. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
S.441  SD.119 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 441) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to fairly fund early voting. Election Laws.
S.575  SD.47 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 575) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to pesticide applications. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.576  SD.48 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 576) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to remove and dispose of waste oil. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.577  SD.49 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 577) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to provide for alternative designated port authorities compliance. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.578  SD.50 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 578) of Bruce E. Tarr and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to maintain adequate water supplies through effective drought management. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.579  SD.192 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 579) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to set NDMA levels. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.580  SD.238 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 580) of Bruce E. Tarr and Michelle M. DuBois for legislation to further protect research animals. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.581  SD.408 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 581) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the Salisbury Beach Preservation Trust Fund. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.582  SD.416 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 582) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to sustaining natural and working lands. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.583  SD.420 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 583) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to liability for release of hazardous materials. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.584  SD.686 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 584) of Bruce E. Tarr and Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation to establish a special commission to scope a state grant or low interest loan program for properties prone to flooding. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.585  SD.687 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 585) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to protect coastal resources. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.586  SD.701 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 586) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to create a Merrimack River Collaborative. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.587  SD.2310 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 587) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to create the commercial fisheries offshore wind mitigation fund. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.712  SD.60 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 712) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to small group eligibility. Financial Services.
S.713  SD.89 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 713) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to health purchasing cooperatives. Financial Services.
S.714  SD.90 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 714) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to pharmaceutical "gag clauses". Financial Services.
S.715  SD.193 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 715) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to ensure access to prescription medications. Financial Services.
S.716  SD.2125 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 716) of Bruce E. Tarr, Patrick M. O'Connor, Anne M. Gobi, Colleen M. Garry and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide health insurance coverage for scalp and facial hair prosthesis. Financial Services.
S.804  SD.83 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 804) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to strengthen the management of the health care connector. Health Care Financing.
S.805  SD.84 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 805) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to association health plans. Health Care Financing.
S.806  SD.88 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 806) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish a healthcare insurance premium payment pool for working families. Health Care Financing.
S.807  SD.93 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 807) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to empower patients and entrepreneurs with real transparency on cost. Health Care Financing.
S.808  SD.697 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 808) of Bruce E. Tarr and Michael D. Brady for legislation relative to spouses as caregivers. Health Care Financing.
S.809  SD.700 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 809) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael O. Moore and Barry R. Finegold for legislation to stabilize adult day health services. Health Care Financing.
S.810  SD.2389 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 810) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to ensure temporary nursing service agency quality. Health Care Financing.
S.848  SD.106 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 848) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish the Finish Line Scholarship Program. Higher Education.
S.903  SD.45 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 903) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to streamline housing permitting. Housing.
S.904  SD.640 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 904) of Bruce E. Tarr, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael O. Moore, Hannah Kane and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to accessory dwelling units. Housing.
H.905  HD.3935 By Representative Shand of Newburyport and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 905) of Dawne Shand and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish a Merrimack River collaborative. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.1119  SD.51 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1119) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to safe driving and open containers. The Judiciary.
S.1120  SD.56 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1120) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to recover assets used in the commission of sexual offenses. The Judiciary.
S.1121  SD.57 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1121) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to hate crimes. The Judiciary.
S.1122  SD.59 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1122) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to criminalize sexual assault by fraud by a medical professional. The Judiciary.
S.1123  SD.91 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1123) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the tracking of medical malpractice cases. The Judiciary.
S.1124  SD.120 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1124) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to crimes relating to distribution of controlled substances causing death. The Judiciary.
S.1125  SD.124 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1125) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to treble damages. The Judiciary.
S.1126  SD.325 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1126) of Bruce E. Tarr and Vanna Howard for legislation to promote pet safety aka Crawford's Law. The Judiciary.
S.1127  SD.419 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1127) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to determining the best interest of children in probate and family court. The Judiciary.
S.1128  SD.425 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1128) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to update the wiretap statutes in the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
S.1129  SD.426 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1129) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to protecting the residents of the Commonwealth from dangerous persons. The Judiciary.
S.1130  SD.1356 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1130) of Bruce E. Tarr, Adam Scanlon and Michael J. Barrett for legislation relative to parentage to promote children's security. The Judiciary.
S.1132  SD.2094 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1132) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to strategic litigation against public participation. The Judiciary.
S.1221  SD.20 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1221) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to snow removal service liability limitation. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1222  SD.46 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1222) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to provide a safe harbor for contractors of services. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1223  SD.414 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1223) of Bruce E. Tarr and Adam Scanlon for legislation relative to the structure of the Commonwealth Employment Relations Board. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1224  SD.421 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1224) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to wage theft and due process. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1225  SD.422 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1225) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to clarifying legislative intent regarding the non-competition law. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1226  SD.424 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1226) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to unemployment insurance. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1227  SD.2397 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1227) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish the Workforce Recovery Commission. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1270  SD.52 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1270) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to protective custody. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1271  SD.86 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1271) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to fetal opioid drug exposure. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1325  SD.417 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1325) of Bruce E. Tarr and Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to local opt-in for permanent outdoor dining. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1466  SD.61 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1466) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to protect essential health services. Public Health.
S.1467  SD.85 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1467) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish a commission on quality patient outcomes and nurse staffing. Public Health.
S.1468  SD.127 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1468) of Bruce E. Tarr, Barry R. Finegold, Mathew J. Muratore and Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. for legislation relative to certified medication aides. Public Health.
S.1469  SD.198 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1469) of Bruce E. Tarr and Barry R. Finegold for legislation relative to environmental public health. Public Health.
S.1470  SD.621 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1470) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to personal health information portability and accessibility. Public Health.
S.1587  SD.53 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1587) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to expand the state DNA database. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1588  SD.58 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1588) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to safety of officers by requiring interior lights in automobiles to be on during stops. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1589  SD.116 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1589) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the use of green lights for municipal emergency management vehicles. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1590  SD.427 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1590) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to drug recognition experts. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1591  SD.585 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1591) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to implementing a blue alert system in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1592  SD.1489 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1592) of Bruce E. Tarr, Vanna Howard and Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. for legislation to pertain to public fire safety and professionalism. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1593  SD.2290 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1593) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to support police recruitment and retention. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1594  SD.2352 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1594) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the visibility of fire hydrants. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1595  SD.2410 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1595) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to prohibit soliciting acts of terrorism. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1734  SD.121 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1734) of Bruce E. Tarr 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.1735  SD.412 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1735) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the retirement benefits of employees of the Cape Ann Transportation Authority. Public Service.
S.1736  SD.587 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1736) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to disability pensions for public safety employees who are victims of violence. Public Service.
S.1737  SD.643 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1737) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to provide equity to Police officers disabled by cardiac disease. Public Service.
S.1933  SD.37 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1933) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative property tax liability reduction for volunteer services. Revenue.
S.1934  SD.39 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1934) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the curatorship program. Revenue.
S.1935  SD.41 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1935) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to create a super research and development tax credit. Revenue.
S.1936  SD.44 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1936) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to exemption from taxation structures and buildings essential to the operation of agricultural and horticultural lands. Revenue.
S.1937  SD.82 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1937) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to exempt certain medical supplies from the state sales tax. Revenue.
S.1938  SD.413 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1938) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish a commuter tax credit. Revenue.
S.1939  SD.415 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1939) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to improving Massachusetts’ competitiveness and reduce the cost of living. Revenue.
S.1940  SD.418 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1940) of Bruce E. Tarr, James B. Eldridge, Hannah Kane, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the conservation land tax credit. Revenue.
S.1941  SD.423 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1941) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to allow for the deduction of business interest. Revenue.
S.1942  SD.684 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1942) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to sales tax reduction to 5%. Revenue.
S.1943  SD.685 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1943) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to tax credits for affordable housing. Revenue.
S.1944  SD.689 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1944) of Bruce E. Tarr and Carmine Lawrence Gentile for legislation relative to increase the senior circuit breaker. Revenue.
S.1945  SD.690 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1945) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to increase the rental deduction. Revenue.
S.1946  SD.692 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1946) of Bruce E. Tarr and Steven George Xiarhos for legislation relative to modernizing the estate tax. Revenue.
S.1947  SD.694 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1947) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the short term capital gains rate to make Massachusetts more competitive. Revenue.
S.1948  SD.695 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1948) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to provide direct relief to the residents of the commonwealth by increasing the threshold on no tax status. Revenue.
S.1949  SD.1248 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1949) of Bruce E. Tarr, Hannah Kane, Steven S. Howitt, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the taxation of rolling stock. Revenue.
S.1950  SD.1249 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1950) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the taxation of rolling stock for trucking and railcars. Revenue.
S.1951  SD.1304 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1951) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to single sales factor. Revenue.
S.1952  SD.2339 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1952) of Bruce E. Tarr and James B. Eldridge for legislation to improve long-term care staffing and dignity for caregivers through training, tuition reimbursements, tax credits and other programs. Revenue.
S.1953  SD.2392 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1953) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to force sale of property by tax lien. Revenue.
S.1954  SD.2396 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1954) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to employee recruitment and retention. Revenue.
S.2068  SD.43 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2068) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to zero-based budgeting and budget transparency. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2069  SD.122 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2069) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to provide for alternative delivery of infrastructure projects. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2070  SD.191 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2070) of Bruce E. Tarr and James B. Eldridge for legislation to enhance cooperative purchasing opportunities for cities and towns. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2071  SD.407 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2071) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to changing the name of the Salisbury Beach State Reservation. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2072  SD.409 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2072) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to designate the song “Roadrunner” as the official rock song of the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2073  SD.680 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2073) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish an executive office of food resources and security. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2074  SD.2271 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2074) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the founding of the merchant marines. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2180  SD.2121 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2180) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to ensure adequate and affordable energy. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2181  SD.2277 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2181) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to electricity reliability and capacity. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2182  SD.2405 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2182) of Bruce E. Tarr and F. Jay Barrows for legislation relative to offshore wind procurement. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2197  SD.1443 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2197) of Bruce E. Tarr, Edward J. Kennedy, Jack Patrick Lewis, Vanna Howard and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the use of elephants, big cats, primates, giraffes, and bears in traveling exhibits and shows. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.2293  SD.54 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2293) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to promote road safety. Transportation.
S.2294  SD.55 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2294) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to promote motor vehicle safety. Transportation.
S.2295  SD.115 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2295) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to commercial fees. Transportation.
S.2296  SD.117 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2296) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish the Blue Star Family license plate. Transportation.
S.2297  SD.118 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2297) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to child vehicle passenger safety. Transportation.
S.2298  SD.406 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2298) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the sale of old metals and vehicle catalytic converters. Transportation.
S.2299  SD.2281 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2299) of Bruce E. Tarr and Barry R. Finegold for legislation relative to motorcycle awareness instruction. Transportation.
S.2300  SD.2325 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2300) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to protect the health and well-being of child passengers in vehicles. Transportation.
S.2353  SD.2326 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2353) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to Massachusetts Medal of Allegiance. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2366  SD.2334 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2366) of Bruce E. Tarr and F. Jay Barrows for legislation relative to the use of food security infrastructure grants. Joint Ways and Means.
S.2387  SD.2596 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2387) of Bruce E. Tarr, Sally P. Kerans and Jerald A. Parisella (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to appointing the town clerk of the town of Wenham. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local approval received]
H.2417  HD.1225 By Representative Walsh of Peabody and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2417) of Thomas P. Walsh and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish the Massachusetts law enforcement memorial fund. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2427  SD.2638 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2427) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Patrick M. O'Connor and Ryan C. Fattman for legislation to promote public payroll transparency. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2441  SD.2720 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2441) of Bruce E. Tarr, Sally P. Kerans and Kristin E. Kassner (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises in the town of Topsfield. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local approval received]
S.2459  SD.2788 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2459) of Bruce E. Tarr and Ann-Margaret Ferrante (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to changing the terms board of selectmen and selectmen to the term select board in the town of Rockport. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2508  SD.2859 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2508) of Bruce E. Tarr and Kristin E. Kassner (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to real property tax deferrals in the town of Hamilton. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2524  Senate, December 11, 2023 -- Substituted as a new draft (Senator Tarr) for the Senate Bill relative to appointing the town clerk of the town of Wenham (Senate, No. 2387).
S.2544  SD.2925 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2544) of Bruce E. Tarr and Ann-Margaret Ferrante (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation relative to poll locations in the city of Gloucester. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2558  SD.2539 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2558) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Barry R. Finegold and Pavel M. Payano for legislation relative to renewable energy production technologies. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2683  HD.1237 By Representative Walsh of Peabody and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2683) of Thomas P. Walsh and Bruce E. Tarr 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.
S.2688  SD.2803 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Roger E. Mercaldi, Jr., Ryan C. Fattman, Kathleen R. LaNatra and others for legislation to properly recognize merchant marine veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2701  Senate, March 14, 2024 -- Substituted as a new draft (Senator Tarr) for the Senate Bill relative to changing the name of the Salisbury Beach State Reservation (Senate, No. 2071).
S.2716  Senate, April 1, 2024 -- Text of the Senate amendment (Senator Tarr) to the House Bill further amending the charter of the town of Middleton (House, No. 3970).
S.2749  Competitive Energy Supply
S.2793  SD.3009 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Kathleen R. LaNatra, Joan B. Lovely, Susan Williams Gifford, and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to abandoned fishing gear. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.2846  Senate, June 27, 2024 -- Text of amendment (2) (offered by Senator Tarr) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 2834) to the Senate Bill relative to the Affordable Housing Act
S.2867  Senate, July 11, 2024 -- Text of amendment (133) (offered by Senator Tarr) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 2856) to the Senate Bill relative to economic development
H.3473  HD.1233 By Representative Walsh of Peabody and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3473) of Thomas P. Walsh and Bruce E. Tarr relative to establishing the Blue Star Family license plate in honor of police officers killed in the line of duty. Transportation.
H.4070  HD.4255 By Representative Kassner of Hamilton and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kristin E. Kassner, Bruce E. Tarr and others for the issuance of an annual proclamation by the Governor to designate April 5 as Okur-Chung Neurodevelopmental Syndrome awareness day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.4164  HD.4633 By Representative Jones of North Reading and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and Bruce E. Tarr (by vote of the town) relative to accidental disability retirement benefits for Thomas Romeo, a retired police officer of the town of North Reading. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4169  HD.4676 By Representative Jones of North Reading and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4169) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and Bruce E. Tarr (by vote of the town) that the town of North Reading be authorized to use a portion of conservation land for public way purposes. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4724  HD.5149 By Representative Kassner of Hamilton and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4724) of Kristin E. Kassner and Bruce E. Tarr (by vote of the town) that the town of Rowley be authorized to continue the employment of Donald Dupray as a call firefighter in said town. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4741  HD.5157 By Representative Kassner of Hamilton and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4741) of Kristin E. Kassner and Bruce E. Tarr (by vote of the town) that the town of Newbury be authorized to prohibit use of second generation anticoagulant rodenticides in said town. Environment and Natural Resources. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4742  HD.5158 By Representative Kassner of Hamilton and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4742) of Kristin E. Kassner and Bruce E. Tarr (by vote of the town) relative to the appointment and election restrictions on finance committee and capital planning members in the town of Newbury. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4784  HD.5202 By Representative Jones of North Reading and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4784) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and Bruce E. Tarr (by vote of the town) that the town of North Reading be authorized to establish a means tested senior citizen property tax exemption in said town. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
  SD.3011 By Mr. Tarr (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kevin Wood for legislation relative to educator license accountability. Education. This bill is by request. *
S.223  SD.1844 By Mr. Tarr (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 223) of David Frenkel for legislation to ensure the health and safety of the commonwealth’s students and educators. Emergency Preparedness and Management. This bill is by request. *
S.1131  SD.1941 By Mr. Tarr (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1131) of Joyce Tomaselli and Gracemarie Tomaselli for legislation to strengthen rules governing attorney conduct; penalties for misconduct. The Judiciary. This bill is by request. *
S.1326  SD.2069 By Mr. Tarr (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1326) of Gracemarie Tomaselli and Joyce Tomaselli for legislation to provide clarification of betterments with regard to sewer projects. Municipalities and Regional Government. This bill is by request. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.