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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Barry R. Finegold Democrat - Second Essex and Middlesex

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  SD.2975 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Brendan P. Crighton, Mindy Domb, Maria Duaime Robinson, Bud L. Williams and other members of the General Court for legislation to make Juneteenth Independence Day a State Holiday. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
  HD.4926 By Messrs. Pignatelli of Lenox and Barrett of North Adams, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Smitty Pignatelli, John Barrett, III and others for legislation to establish a fund providing financial assistance to residents who experience certain financial hardship as a result of COVID-19. Public Health.
  HD.4971 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others to expand options for local restaurants during the COVID-19 emergency. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
  HD.5142 By Messrs. Moran of Lawrence and Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Frank A. Moran, David M. Rogers and others relative to the right to record law enforcement. The Judiciary.
  HD.5145 By Messrs. Moran of Lawrence and Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Frank A. Moran, David M. Rogers and others for legislation to provide for private rights of action against persons intentionally summonsing police officers without reason to suspected violations of criminal law. The Judiciary.
S.48  SD.1106 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 48) of Anne M. Gobi, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., William L. Crocker, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to an agricultural healthy incentives program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.67  SD.1449 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 67) of Joan B. Lovely, Diana DiZoglio, William N. Brownsberger, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide immediate childcare assistance to homeless families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.140  HD.2848 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 140) of Kay Khan and others relative to abusive practices to change sexual orientation and gender identity in minors. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.160  SD.1009 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 160) of Eric P. Lesser, Julian Cyr, Cindy F. Friedman, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a student loan bill of rights. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.216  SD.56 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 216) of Jason M. Lewis, Barry R. Finegold, Colleen M. Garry and Michael O. Moore for legislation to promote local economic development. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.238  SD.101 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 238) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Aaron Vega, Mary S. Keefe, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide rightful opportunities and meaningful investment for successful and equitable education. Education.
S.263  SD.579 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 263) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Harriette L. Chandler, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student sex education. Education.
S.288  SD.1744 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 288) of Cindy F. Friedman, Jason M. Lewis, Kenneth I. Gordon, Mike Connolly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to affordable and accessible high quality early education and care. Education.
H.311  HD.1204 By Mr. Moran of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 311) of Frank A. Moran and others relative to protecting residential electric customers from execution of new contracts for generation services. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.327  SD.1441 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 327) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Cynthia Stone Creem, Barry R. Finegold, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to genocide education . Education.
S.367  SD.758 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 367) of Jason M. Lewis, Diana DiZoglio, Thomas M. Stanley, Mathew J. Muratore and other members of the General Court for legislationt to improve Alzheimer's and dementia care in Senior Care Options program. Elder Affairs.
S.408  SD.304 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 408) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Joan Meschino, Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to support working parents who choose to run for public office. Election Laws.
H.419  HD.1146 By Mr. Cahill of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 419) of Daniel Cahill and others relative to school building assistance for certain approved school project. Education.
S.422  SD.2082 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 422) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Barry R. Finegold, Maria Duaime Robinson and others for legislation to ensure a complete, accurate, and equitable census count. Election Laws.
S.490  SD.1265 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 490) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jason M. Lewis, Mike Connolly, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote awareness of sewage pollution in public waters. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.527  HD.1956 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 527) of Paul McMurtry, Barry R. Finegold and David Allen Robertson relative to increasing funding for the Massachusetts School Building Authority. Education.
S.530  SD.1 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 530) of Bruce E. Tarr, Mark C. Montigny, Susan Williams Gifford, Viriato M. deMacedo and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the processing of lobsters. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.547  HD.610 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 547) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to granting enrollment preference to commonwealth charter schools to certain high needs students. Education.
S.574  SD.1858 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 574) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Joseph A. Boncore, Barry R. Finegold, Steven Ultrino and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to secure choice retirement savings plan. Financial Services.
H.576  HD.3195 By Mr. Tucker of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 576) of Paul F. Tucker and others relative to updating the education foundation budget. Education.
S.594  SD.975 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 594) of Anne M. Gobi, Jason M. Lewis, Barry R. Finegold, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to the remediation of home heating oil releases. Financial Services.
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.614  HD.1021 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 614) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others for legislation to Improve Alzheimer's’ and dementia care in senior care options programs. Elder Affairs.
S.675  SD.2199 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 675) of Julian Cyr, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. Stanley, Christina A. Minicucci and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a community health center transition fund. Health Care Financing.
S.698  SD.81 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 698) of Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. Stanley, Mary S. Keefe, Daniel M. Donahue and other members of the General Court for legislation to require MassHealth to make Graduate Medical Education payments. Health Care Financing.
S.764  SD.817 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 764) of Michael O. Moore, Joan B. Lovely, Barry R. Finegold, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to sexual violence on higher education campuses. Higher Education.
S.834  SD.617 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 834) of Joseph A. Boncore, Harriette L. Chandler, Paul R. Feeney, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to female genital mutilation. The Judiciary.
H.856  HD.2766 By Mr. Robertson of Tewksbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 856) of David Allen Robertson and Barry R. Finegold relative to the sewer rate relief fund and the town of Tewksbury. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.1043  SD.1241 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1043) of Joseph A. Boncore, Barry R. Finegold, Walter F. Timilty, Brian W. Murray and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to collective bargaining dues. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1077  SD.1525 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1077) of Cindy F. Friedman, Michael O. Moore, Bradford Hill, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to fair pay for comparable work. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1165  HD.3897 By Messrs. Honan of Boston and Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1165) of Kevin G. Honan, Thomas M. Stanley and others relative to establishing a community health center transformation fund. Health Care Financing.
H.1183  HD.1094 By Mr. Moran of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1183) of Frank A. Moran and others that MassHealth be required to make graduate medical education payments for primary care, behavioral health, and other physician shortage professions residency training. Health Care Financing.
H.1184  HD.1098 By Mr. Moran of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1184) of Frank A. Moran and others for legislation to further rate equity, access to, and affordability through equitable commercial health plan rates of reimbursement to community hospitals. Health Care Financing.
S.1209  SD.109 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1209) of Harriette L. Chandler, Michael J. Barrett, James T. Welch, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the General Court for legislation to remove obstacles and expand abortion access. Public Health.
S.1214  SD.1219 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1214) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jack Patrick Lewis, José F. Tosado, Carlos Gonzalez and other members of the General Court for legislation to create an emergency nursing home task force. Public Health.
S.1409  SD.1955 By Mr. Feeney, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1409) of Paul R. Feeney, Patrick M. O'Connor, Marc R. Pacheco, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure pay parity for county sheriffs' correction officers and jail officers. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1433  SD.35 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1433) of Michael O. Moore, Paul R. Feeney, James B. Eldridge, John J. Mahoney and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a board of hoisting machinery regulations. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1437  HD.1598 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1437) of Kate Hogan and others relative to visitation and family court matters in domestic violence cases. The Judiciary.
H.1438  HD.1601 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1438) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the protection of vulnerable adults from sexual assault committed by mandated reporters, persons in a position of trust and providers of transportation. The Judiciary.
S.1445  SD.1697 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1445) of Michael O. Moore, Timothy R. Whelan, Patrick M. O'Connor, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation to provide mental wellness training for police officers. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1484  SD.1770 By Mr. Collins, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1484) of Nick Collins, Michael D. Brady, Marc R. Pacheco, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to survivor retirement benefits. Public Service.
S.1492  SD.1256 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1492) of Brendan P. Crighton, Diana DiZoglio, Barry R. Finegold, Daniel Cahill and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public higher education collective labor contracts. Public Service.
S.1542  SD.1134 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1542) of Anne M. Gobi, Michael D. Brady, Walter F. Timilty, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Parkinson's disease disability and death in firefighters. Public Service.
S.1552  SD.927 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1552) of John F. Keenan, Michael D. Brady, Marc R. Pacheco, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to residency requirements. . Public Service.
S.1553  SD.1369 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1553) of Eric P. Lesser, Michael D. Brady, Patrick M. O'Connor, Barry R. Finegold and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to firefighter training. Public Service.
S.1555  SD.50 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1555) of Jason M. Lewis, Paul A. Schmid, III, Jack Patrick Lewis, Sean Garballey and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to collective bargaining rights for employees of the committee for public counsel services. Public Service.
S.1618  SD.746 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1618) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Diana DiZoglio, Mike Connolly, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to sustain community preservation revenue. Revenue.
H.1626  HD.442 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1626) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to unemployment benefits for certain furloughed federal employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1714  HD.1428 By Miss Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1714) of Colleen M. Garry and others establishing a commission on post traumatic stress disorder. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1799  SD.1821 By Mr. Brady, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1799) of Michael D. Brady, Jennifer E. Benson, Patrick M. O'Connor, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation to further regulate certain light frame residential construction. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2005  SD.757 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2005) of Marc R. Pacheco, Ruth B. Balser, William N. Brownsberger, Adam G. Hinds and other members of the General Court for legislation to secure a clean energy future. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2217  SD.2233 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2217) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, Joseph A. Boncore, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the Senate for legislation to further rate equity, access, and affordability in community hospitals. Health Care Financing.
H.2262  HD.1444 By Miss Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2262) of Colleen M. Garry and Barry R. Finegold (by vote of the town) for legislation to exempt Ryan M. Charette from the maximum age requirement for appointment as a firefighter in the town of Dracut. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2359  SD.2548 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2359) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Paul J. Donato, Maria Duaime Robinson, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote community immunity. Public Health.
S.2376  SD.2571 By Ms. DiZoglio, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2376) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Diana DiZoglio for legislation to establish adequate funding for residents of Massachusetts nursing homes. Elder Affairs.
S.2564  SD.2812 By Ms. DiZoglio, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2564) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Diana DiZoglio for legislation to support MassMakers. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.2580  Senate, March 5, 2020 - The committee on Higher Education, to whom were referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 736) of William N. Brownsberger, Lori A. Ehrlich, Michael O. Moore, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a sexual assault climate survey for Massachusetts colleges and universities; the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 747) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation relative to disciplinary notations on college transcripts; and the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 764) of Michael O. Moore, Joan B. Lovely, Barry R. Finegold, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to sexual violence on higher education campuses, reports recommending that the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2580) ought to pass.
S.2581  Senate, March 5, 2020 - The committee on Education, to whom were referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 327) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Cynthia Stone Creem, Barry R. Finegold, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to genocide education; and the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2324) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael O. Moore, Jack Patrick Lewis, Eric P. Lesser, John Barrett, III and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a hate crimes grant program; reports recommending that the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2581) ought to pass.
H.2592  HD.809 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lee, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2592) of Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to establishing a local option gasoline and diesel fuel excise. Revenue.
S.2602  SD.2865 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2602) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael O. Moore, New England Police Benevolent Association, Hannah Kane, Steven S. Howitt and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to emergency hazard health duty. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2665  April 27, 2020 -- The committee on Education to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 285) of Barry R. Finegold, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Jason M. Lewis, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to safety and violence education for students (the SAVE Students Act); the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 338) of Bruce E. Tarr, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and David Allen Robertson for legislation relative to school safety issues; and the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 343) of Walter F. Timilty for legislation relative to school safety and security, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2665).
S.2666  April 30, 2020 -- The committee on Labor and Workforce Development to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1074) of Barry R. Finegold for legislation relative to the pooling of tips,- reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2666). (Representative Crocker of Barnstable dissenting).
S.2667  April 30, 2020 -- The committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 67) of Joan B. Lovely, Diana DiZoglio, William N. Brownsberger, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide immediate childcare assistance to homeless families, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2667).
S.2730  SD.2944 By Mr. Feeney, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2730) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul R. Feeney, Elizabeth A. Poirier, Bruce E. Tarr, Kimberly N. Ferguson and other members of the General Court for legislation to address challenges faced by restaurants and other establishments due to COVID-19. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.2763  Senate, June 15, 2020 -- The committee on Public Health to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2359) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Paul J. Donato, Maria Duaime Robinson, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote community immunity, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2763).
H.2832  HD.580 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2832) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to energy savings efficiency, so called Energy SAVE. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2901  HD.1097 By Mr. Moran of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2901) of Frank A. Moran and others for legislation to provide for field safety in gas infrastructure by requiring that the Department of Public Utilities promulgate regulations establishing requirements for the maintenance, timely updating, accuracy, and security of gas LDC maps and records. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2911  HD.1943 By Mr. Nangle of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2911) of David M. Nangle and others relative to tow lien reform. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2940  HD.704 By Representatives Kane of Shrewsbury and Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2940) of Hannah Kane, Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the creation of a women's rights history trail. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3625  HD.1590 By Mr. Moran of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3625) of Frank A. Moran for legislation to authorize the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to conduct a noise study along the confluence of Interstates I-93 and I-495 in the town of Andover to determine the ambient noise level generated by the existing traffic. Transportation.
H.3629  HD.2949 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3629) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., and others relative to the purchase of electric and hybrid vehicles for the purpose of implementing innovative transportation planning and fleet electrification projects. Transportation.
H.4045  HD.4389 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to establish a comprehensive statewide policy concerning streaming entertainment services and the recovery of municipal costs for the management and maintenance of digital infrastructure. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.4083  HD.4438 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kay Khan and others relative to reports required to be filed by the Department of Children and Families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.4551  An Act relative to Energy Savings Efficiency (Energy SAVE)
H.4555  An Act for field safety in gas infrastructure
H.4611  HD.4927 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James Arciero and others relative to creating a presumption of job relatedness for certain public safety personnel and first responders suffering from incapacitation or inability to perform their duties as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection or exposure. Public Service.
H.4624  HD.4935 By Messrs. Connolly of Cambridge and Honan of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Mike Connolly, Kevin G. Honan and others relative to a moratorium on evictions and foreclosures during the COVID-19 emergency declaration. Housing.
H.4627  HD.4934 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James J. O'Day and others relative to providing certain state employees sick leave for COVID-19 related absences. Public Service.
S.277  SD.1790 By Ms. DiZoglio (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 277) of Julie Eidukonis and Barry R. Finegold for legislation to require the use of a computer-adaptive assessment to identify student achievement, growth, and for education system accountability. Education. This bill is by request. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.