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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Bruce J. Ayers Democrat - 1st Norfolk

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  HD.797 An Act to expand the Massachusetts School Building Authority and create a new program to assist public school districts with 21st century technology upgrades
H.193  HD.203 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 193) of Bruce J. Ayers for legislation to prohibit the practice of body piercing, so-called, unless licensed by the Department of Public Health. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.194  HD.253 By Messrs. Ayers of Quincy and Driscoll of Milton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 194) of Bruce J. Ayers and Carlos Gonzalez relative to the civilian certification of military medical personnel. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.195  HD.873 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 195) of Bruce J. Ayers relative to telemarketing solicitation. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.400  HD.866 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 400) of Bruce J. Ayers and Patrick M. O'Connor relative to accommodations for special needs students taking the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) examination. Education.
H.597  HD.230 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 597) of Bruce J. Ayers and others relative to deceptive actions perpetrated against elderly and disabled persons. Elder Affairs.
H.598  HD.252 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 598) 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.633  HD.234 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 633) of Bruce J. Ayers and Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation to ensure that polling places are accessible to handicapped and elderly voters. Election Laws.
H.725  HD.206 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 725) of Bruce J. Ayers that the Department of Conservation and Recreation be directed to conduct a study of the feasibility of establishing an animal shelter facility and dog park on state-owned property in the city of Quincy. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.726  HD.209 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 726) of Bruce J. Ayers relative to public access to Long Island in Boston Harbor. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.727  HD.218 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 727) of Bruce J. Ayers relative to authorizing and directing the Division of Waterways to dredge the harbor area surrounding the Squantum Yacht Club and Wollaston Yacht Club in the city of Quincy. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.728  HD.233 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 728) of Bruce J. Ayers, Patrick Joseph Kearney and Patrick M. O'Connor relative to the funding of waterway projects and coastal protection initiatives. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.729  HD.245 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 729) of Bruce J. Ayers for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the long-term management and maintenance of certain harbor islands. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.730  HD.247 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 730) of Bruce J. Ayers relative to directing the Department of Fish and Game to study the feasibility of re-purposing the former Moon Island Sewage Treatment Plant for use as a fish and shellfish farm. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.731  HD.867 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 731) of Bruce J. Ayers, Patrick M. O'Connor and José F. Tosado relative to community preservation funds for seawall repairs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.900  HD.204 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 900) of Bruce J. Ayers for legislation to establish safeguards and public protections for consumers conducting bank transactions at automated teller machines. Financial Services.
H.901  HD.226 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 901) of Bruce J. Ayers relative to arbitration with insurance companies for property damages to motor vehicles. Financial Services.
H.902  HD.228 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 902) of Bruce J. Ayers that banking and lending institutions be required to issue certain information on monthly statements to mortgage loan customers. Financial Services.
H.903  HD.238 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 903) of Bruce J. Ayers and James M. Murphy that insurance companies be authorized to extend rebates to clients with safe driving records. Financial Services.
H.904  HD.869 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 904) of Bruce J. Ayers relative to civil liability for improper flood hazard determinations. Financial Services.
H.905  HD.875 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 905) of Bruce J. Ayers and Joan Meschino that the Commissioner of the Division of Insurance be directed to make a bi-annual investigation relative to flood insurance rates. Financial Services.
H.906  HD.876 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 906) of Bruce J. Ayers for legislation to direct the Attorney General to provide for a study of the methodology used to promulgate new flood insurance rate maps through the National Flood Insurance Program. Financial Services.
H.1203  HD.874 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1203) of Bruce J. Ayers for legislation to create a scholarship fund to increase the number of medical providers who are knowledgeable in autism. Higher Education.
H.1332  HD.217 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1332) of Bruce J. Ayers for legislation to establish a penalty for the sale of tattooing, branding or body piercing devices to unlicensed body art practitioners or minors. The Judiciary.
H.1333  HD.220 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1333) of Bruce J. Ayers for legislation to establish penalties for the filing of false reports against police officers. The Judiciary.
H.1334  HD.225 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1334) of Bruce J. Ayers and Linda Dean Campbell for legislation to authorize the Department of Highways to acquire certain land in the city of Quincy and the town of Milton by eminent domain for flood control and prevention purposes. The Judiciary.
H.1335  HD.227 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1335) of Bruce J. Ayers for legislation to establish the crime of resisting or obstructing public safety personnel in the performance of their duties. The Judiciary.
H.1336  HD.240 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1336) of Bruce J. Ayers and Patrick M. O'Connor that provision be made for a minimum mandatory sentence for the willful destruction of burial tombs and grave markers. The Judiciary.
H.1337  HD.254 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1337) of Bruce J. Ayers for legislation to establish penalties for interfering with aircraft in flight by use of a laser pointer. The Judiciary.
H.1756  HD.200 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1756) of Bruce J. Ayers and others relative to holding property owners accountable for recurring municipal public nuisance complaints. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1757  HD.212 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1757) of Bruce J. Ayers and others relative to commercial breeder dog kennels. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1758  HD.251 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1758) of Bruce J. Ayers, Patrick M. O'Connor and Norman J. Orrall relative to increasing the fines for cruelty to animals and establishing a fund dedicated to improvements for local animal shelters. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1841  HD.205 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1841) of Bruce J. Ayers that the Department of Public Health be directed to study the feasibility of absorbing oversight of “memory care” assisted living facilities and units in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.1842  HD.248 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1842) of Bruce J. Ayers and Joseph M. Kelly relative to directing the Department of Public Health to study the feasibility of reevaluating the process of testing for concussions and similar traumatic brain injuries. Public Health.
H.1843  HD.870 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1843) of Bruce J. Ayers and Jonathan Hecht relative to emergency epinephrine pens in schools. Public Health.
H.2022  HD.232 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2022) of Bruce J. Ayers for legislation to require safety training for operators of jet skis, surf jets or wetbikes. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2025  HD.236 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2025) of Bruce J. Ayers and Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation to establish an emergency equipment grant program for firefighters. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2026  HD.250 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2026) of Bruce J. Ayers and John H. Rogers relative to the membership of the Department of Fire Services Commission. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2164  HD.261 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2164) of Bruce J. Ayers and others relative to option (D) survivor allowance beneficiaries. Public Service.
H.2393  HD.207 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2393) of Bruce J. Ayers and others for legislation to provide a donation check-off box on state tax returns for the establishment of the Y.M.C.A Youth and Government fund. Revenue.
H.2394  HD.219 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2394) of Bruce J. Ayers and Patrick M. O'Connor relative to providing a tax deduction of health insurance payments from gross income for self-employed individuals. Revenue.
H.2395  HD.229 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2395) of Bruce J. Ayers, David F. DeCoste and Patrick M. O'Connor relative to providing tax processing and filing assistance for certain disabled veterans. Revenue.
H.2396  HD.231 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2396) of Bruce J. Ayers and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation to exempt small charities from the tax on raffle proceeds. Revenue.
H.2397  HD.237 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2397) of Bruce J. Ayers and Patrick M. O'Connor relative to providing an income tax credit for families caring for relatives at home who are elderly or totally disabled with Alzheimer’s disease. Revenue.
H.2398  HD.239 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2398) of Bruce J. Ayers, David F. DeCoste and Patrick M. O'Connor relative to certain sales tax exemptions for veterans’ organizations. Revenue.
H.2399  HD.241 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2399) of Bruce J. Ayers and Patrick M. O'Connor relative to providing property tax relief for small business owners. Revenue.
H.2400  HD.243 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2400) of Bruce J. Ayers that certain fraternal organizations be exempt from the tax on the sale of alcoholic beverages. Revenue.
H.2401  HD.255 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2401) of Bruce J. Ayers and others for legislation to establish a homestead exemption for disabled veterans. Revenue.
H.2402  HD.871 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2402) of Bruce J. Ayers and others relative to repealing the sales tax on the sale of boats built or rebuilt in the Commonwealth. Revenue.
H.2668  HD.235 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2668) of Bruce J. Ayers relative to the sale or auction of surplus state motor vehicles to cities and towns. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2669  HD.249 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2669) of Bruce J. Ayers and others for the issuance by the Governor of an annual proclamation setting apart the month of October as adopt a shelter dog awareness month. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2954  HD.214 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2954) of Bruce J. Ayers and Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation to provide improved access to taxicabs for persons with disabilities. Transportation.
H.2955  HD.215 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2955) of Bruce J. Ayers for legislation to increase the fines and penalties for texting while driving. Transportation.
H.2956  HD.216 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2956) of Bruce J. Ayers relative to further regulating the issuance of licenses to junior operators of motor vehicles. Transportation.
H.2957  HD.221 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2957) of Bruce J. Ayers that the Highway Department evaluate certain improvements at the Furnace Brook Parkway Rotary Intersection in the city of Quincy. Transportation.
H.2958  HD.222 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2958) of Bruce J. Ayers for legislation to require operators of recreational utility vehicles to participate in a training program. Transportation.
H.2959  HD.223 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2959) of Bruce J. Ayers relative to the soundproofing program of the Massachusetts Port Authority. Transportation.
H.2960  HD.242 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2960) of Bruce J. Ayers and others relative to increasing the fine for handicapped parking violations. Transportation.
H.2961  HD.244 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2961) of Bruce J. Ayers that cities and towns be authorized to issue temporary placards for handicapped parking spaces. Transportation.
H.2962  HD.246 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2962) of Bruce J. Ayers for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the cost of implementing a ferry service to Long Island in Boston Harbor. Transportation.
H.2963  HD.965 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2963) of Bruce J. Ayers for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the feasibility of establishing a time limit for handicapped parking placard use in metered spots. Transportation.
H.3193  HD.213 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by resolutions, House, No. 3193) of Bruce J. Ayers and Kerry J. Byrne for the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to declare the city of Quincy as the most patriotic city in America. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3194  HD.1045 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by resolutions, House, No. 3194) of Bruce J. Ayers and others for the adoption of resolutions by the General Court memorializing the Congress of the United States to update the Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000 and remove excessive training requirements mandated for obtaining a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3195  HD.2267 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3195) of Bruce J. Ayers, David F. DeCoste and Todd M. Smola relative to reimbursement for life insurance for members of the Massachusetts National Guard. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3512  HD.872 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3512) of Bruce J. Ayers relative to dedicating one-percent of the recreational marijuana excise to youth substance use prevention. Cannabis Policy.
H.3828  HD.794 By Messrs. Ayers of Quincy and Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3828) of Bruce J. Ayers and Thomas M. Stanley relative to the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in pet shops. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3836  HD.798 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3836) of Bruce J. Ayers relative to the building or rebuilding of bridges on certain land that falls under the jurisdiction of more than one municipality. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.3837  HD.1195 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3837) of Bruce J. Ayers and Michael O. Moore relative to certain construction projects occurring in municipalities within 1,500 feet of a border of another municipality. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1591  HD.686 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1591) of Arlyn Singletary relative to protections in hiring processes for individuals who suffer miscarriages. Labor and Workforce Development. This bill is by request. *
H.3833  HD.796 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3833) of Sandra Lee and David M. Rogers relative to civil complaints for emotional distress against those convicted of animal abuse. The Judiciary. This bill is by request. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.