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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Benjamin Swan Served 2009 - 2016 Democrat - 11th Hampden

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  Benjamin.Swan@mahouse.gov

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S.27  SD.199 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 27) of Gale D. Candaras, James B. Eldridge, Denise Provost and Benjamin Swan for legislation to encourage low-income savings and economic opportunity [Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities].
S.28  SD.202 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 28) of Gale D. Candaras, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Cory Atkins, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve quality in early education and care by family child care providers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.29  SD.206 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 29) of Gale D. Candaras, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Theodore C. Speliotis, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a loan repayment program for direct care human service workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.30  SD.207 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 30) of Gale D. Candaras, James B. Eldridge, Patricia D. Jehlen, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to supervise the personal care attendant program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.31  SD.1830 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 31) of Gale D. Candaras, Cory Atkins, Kenneth J. Donnelly, James E. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to require child and parent involvement in permanency and placement planning . Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.32  SD.1835 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 32) of Timilty, Swan, Story and other members of the General Court for legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities [Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities].
H.49  HD.701 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 49) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to establishing a paid family leave program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.52  HD.964 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 52) of Sean Garballey and others providing access to hearing aids for children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.56  HD.810 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 56) of Kay Khan and others relative to hearings in the department of children and families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.74  HD.562 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 74) of Byron Rushing and others relative to ensuring equal access to programs, projects or activity for the provision of services, financial aid or other benefits services for all residents of the Commonwealth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.75  HD.786 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 75) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to personal care services to persons with disabilities or seniors under the MassHealth program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.89  SD.208 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 89) of Gale D. Candaras and Benjamin Swan for legislation relative to health club contracts. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.101  HD.358 By Mr. Bastien of Gardner, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 101) of Richard Bastien and others relative to the boundaries of relevant market areas of automobile dealerships. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.102  HD.273 By Representatives Bradley of Hingham and Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 102) of Garrett J. Bradley, Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others for legislation to ensure that independent repair facilities in the Commonwealth have access to information related to the proper and complete diagnosis, service and repair of motor vehicles. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.105  SD.192 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 105) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Christine E. Canavan, Gale D. Candaras, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court to reduce unwanted communication from creditors to protect the peace and privacy of residents. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.149  SD.1458 By Mr. Baddour, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 149) of Steven A. Baddour, Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the business climate of the Commonwealth. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.152  HD.108 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 152) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to local contributions to foundation budgets for school districts. Education.
H.153  HD.145 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 153) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study issues relative to education. Education.
H.156  HD.285 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 156) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others for legislation to authorize cities and towns to request the assistance of sheriffs’ departments in truancy enforcement programs. Education.
S.185  SD.981 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 185) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Denise Provost, Elizabeth A. Malia, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent students from dropping out of school. Education.
H.225  HD.952 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 225) of Sean Garballey and others protecting lakes and ponds by establishing an invasive aquatic plant management fund. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.236  SD.1281 By Ms. Spilka, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 236) of Swan, Moore, Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to financial literacy in schools [Joint Committee on Education].
S.266  SD.194 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 266) of Swan, Speliotis and Candaras for legislation to correct income calculation for spouses of nursing home residents [Joint Committee on Elder Affairs].
S.267  SD.197 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 267) of Gale D. Candaras, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Cory Atkins, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation that provisions be made to create a special commission on institutional long term care services. Elder Affairs.
S.268  SD.776 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 268) of Gale D. Candaras, Katherine M. Clark, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide personal care attendant orientation. [Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities]
S.289  SD.1874 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 289) of Bruce E. Tarr, Susan C. Fargo, Michael R. Knapik, Richard T. Moore and others for legislation to protect public health. Elder Affairs.
H.325  HD.781 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 325) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others for legislation provide health benefit plan coverage for hearing aids. Financial Services.
H.338  HD.109 By Representative Lewis of Winchester and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 338) of Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation to establish a single-payer health insurance trust fund. Health Care Financing.
H.343  HD.177 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 343) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to equitable dental reimbursement rates for services provided to publicly-aided patients. Health Care Financing.
H.344  HD.178 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 344) of Harriette L. Chandler and others for legislation to include dental benefits in Commonwealth Care plans. Health Care Financing.
H.351  HD.906 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 351) of Sean Garballey and others increasing grants and scholarships for public higher education students. Higher Education.
H.368  HD.882 By Mr. Kevin G. Honan of Boston, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 00368) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to community housing and services. Joint Committee on Housing.
H.373  HD.714 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 373) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to enhance public safety and security in certain public housing developments. Housing.
H.381  HD.271 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 381) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing. Housing.
H.386  HD.921 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Creem, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 386) of Ellen Story, Cynthia Creem and others relative to housing rights for victims of domestic violence. Housing.
H.458  HD.83 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 458) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to impose a penalty for the confinement of farm animals in a manner that does not allow them to turn around freely, lie down, stand up, and fully extend their limbs. The Judiciary.
H.459  HD.695 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 459) of Benjamin Swan for legislation to prohibit consensual acts that cause serious bodily harm or death. The Judiciary.
S.461  SD.754 An Act banning the use of certain socio-economic factors for insurance underwriting and rating of motor vehicle liability insurance.
S.467  SD.586 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 467) of Karen E. Spilka, Benjamin Swan, Tom Sannicandro, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to women’s health and cancer recovery. Financial Services.
H.482  HD.491 By Ms. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 482) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to information provided to women seeking abortions. The Judiciary.
S.484  SD.193 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 484) of Gale D. Candaras, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, James B. Eldridge, Denise Provost and others for legislation to establish a primary care development fund. Health Care Financing.
H.485  HD.120 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 485) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others relative to the penalty for negligent operation of a motor vehicle resulting in the death of another person. The Judiciary.
S.485  SD.765 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 485) of Gale D. Candaras, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and Benjamin Swan for legislation to provide for patient education. Health Care Financing.
S.486  SD.1521 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 486) of Gale D. Candaras, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael R. Knapik, Denise Provost and others for legislation concerning Medicaid and accountable care. Health Care Financing.
H.491  HD.561 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 491) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the enforcement of certain civil rights laws. The Judiciary.
H.493  HD.835 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 493) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to occupants remaining in residences after the sale of foreclosed properties. The Judiciary.
H.502  HD.658 By Messrs. Sciortino of Medford and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 502) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to gender based discrimination and hate crimes. The Judiciary.
H.503  HD.374 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 503) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require judicial review of foreclosures on residential mortgages. The Judiciary.
S.503  SD.1516 By Ms. Fargo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 503) of Susan C. Fargo and Benjamin Swan for legislation to establish the Massachusetts childhood vaccines program and the Massachusetts immunization registry. Health Care Financing.
H.515  HD.894 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 515) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further regulate the performance of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health. The Judiciary.
H.529  HD.267 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, petition (accompanied by Proposal for Constitutional Amendment, House, No. 529) of Tom Sannicandro and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the subject matter of initiative petitions . Joint Committee on the Judiciary.
H.539  HD.565 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 539) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to make it unlawful to discriminate on the basis of height and weight in compensation or in terms, conditions or privileges of employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.540  HD.797 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 540) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to making investments in youth employment and educational pathways to employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.541  HD.467 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 541) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to include family child care providers under certain collective bargaining laws governing public employees. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.554  HD.622 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 554) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the treatment of emotionally disturbed prisoners. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.556  SD.1833 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 556) of Bruce E. Tarr and Benjamin Swan for legislation to strengthen the management of the health care connector. Health Care Financing.
S.565  SD.190 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 565) of Gale D. Candaras, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., James B. Eldridge, David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote higher education among employees of human services provider organizations. Higher Education.
H.591  HD.499 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 591) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to restrict the sale of tobacco products at locations where health professionals are employed. Public Health.
H.593  HD.917 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 593) of Sean Garballey and others relative to liability protection for disaster volunteers. Public Health.
H.599  HD.107 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 599) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to establish a personal care attendant orientation program. Public Health.
H.608  HD.432 By Ms. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 608) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to the sterilization of surgery rooms and intensive care units. Public Health.
S.620  SD.602 By Ms. Spilka, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 620) of Swan, Moore and Spilka for legislation regarding the method in which a city or town may meet its low or moderate income housing requirement [Joint Committee on Housing].
S.665  SD.107 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 665) of Gale D. Candaras, Steven M. Walsh, John V. Fernandes, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform and improve alimony [Joint Committee on the Judiciary].
S.666  SD.203 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 666) of Gale D. Candaras, James B. Eldridge, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and Benjamin Swan for legislation relative to a law student repayment assistance program. The Judiciary.
H.666  HD.947 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 666) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to standards and qualifications for the position of fire chief or chief engineer in cities, towns, fire districts, or authorities. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.667  SD.204 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 667) of Gale D. Candaras, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and Benjamin Swan for legislation relative to additional fees on criminal cases. The Judiciary.
S.668  SD.212 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 668) of Gale D. Candaras, James J. Dwyer, Theodore C. Speliotis, Sheila C. Harrington and others for legislation relative to parental responsibility in bullying. The Judiciary.
S.670  SD.791 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 670) of Gale D. Candaras and Benjamin Swan for legislation relative to the uniform real property electronic recording act. The Judiciary.
S.677  SD.1619 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 677) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Byron Rushing and Benjamin Swan for legislation to improve the collection and analsis of data realitve to traffic stops. . The Judiciary.
H.710  HD.554 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 710) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others that certain certified school nurses be included in the definition of "teacher" under the public employees retirement law. Public Service.
H.721  HD.282 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 721) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Stephen L. DiNatale and Benjamin Swan for legislation to provide creditable service for retirement purposes for teaching in parochial schools or in public or private academies. Public Service.
H.768  HD.84 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 768) of Jason M. Lewis and Benjamin Swan relative to property tax assessment appeals. Revenue.
H.797  HD.796 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 797) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others that cities and towns be authorized to establish special trust funds to provide for additional housing programs. Revenue.
S.865  SD.1274 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 865) of Karen E. Spilka, Carolyn C. Dykema, Elizabeth A. Malia, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a foreclosure mediation program. The Judiciary.
S.866  SD.1277 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 866) of Karen E. Spilka, Tom Sannicandro, Benjamin Swan, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for protection from domestic violence. The Judiciary.
S.868  SD.1293 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 868) of Karen E. Spilka, Sal N. DiDomenico, Stephen R. Canessa, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent unlawful and unnecessary foreclosures. Financial Services.
S.869  SD.1671 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 869) of Karen E. Spilka, Theodore C. Speliotis, Thomas P. Kennedy, Michael J. Finn and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the Commonwealth's residents from identity theft. The Judiciary.
S.884  SD.956 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 884) of Bruce E. Tarr, Joyce A. Spiliotis, Steven L. Levy, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect children from harm. The Judiciary.
S.885  SD.996 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 885) of Bruce E. Tarr and Benjamin Swan for legislation to combat recidivist drunk driving. The Judiciary.
H.889  HD.960 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 889) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and Benjamin Swan relative to consumer choice of electricity from renewable sources. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.890  SD.1843 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 890) of Bruce E. Tarr, Steven L. Levy and Benjamin Swan for legislation to promote rental housing stability. The Judiciary.
S.891  SD.1845 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 891) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard T. Moore, Michael R. Knapik, James E. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform the parole system and protect public safety. The Judiciary.
S.893  SD.1873 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 893) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Michael R. Knapik and Benjamin Swan for legislation to protect minors from exploitation. The Judiciary.
S.910  SD.933 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 910) of James T. Welch and Benjamin Swan for legislation to establish a fund to assist families of murder victims. The Judiciary.
H.970  HD.836 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 970) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to veterans' benefits equity for persons discharged from the military based on certain consensual conduct. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.977  SD.191 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 977) of Swan, Puppolo, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to examine quality and access to public inpatient behavorial health care in the commonwealth [Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse].
S.978  SD.210 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 978) of Toomey, Swan, Story and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to juvenile mental health [Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse].
H.987  HD.1879 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 987) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to clear and conspicuous price disclosure. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.988  HD.1891 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator DiDomenico, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 988) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to improve economic opportunities for low and moderate income households and other residents. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.1043  HD.1565 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1043) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to the rights of employees in education collaboratives. Education.
H.1053  HD.1449 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1053) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to requiring mandatory physical education for all students in grades K-12. Education.
H.1054  HD.1061 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1054) of Sean Garballey and Benjamin Swan for the establishment of a separate fund to be known as the teacher, principal and superintendent quality endowment fund. Education.
H.1065  HD.1243 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1065) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to an English language learner's program in the public schools. Education.
S.1071  SD.209 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1071) of Gale D. Candaras, Stephen L. DiNatale and Benjamin Swan for legislation relative to infectious disease control. Public Health.
S.1072  SD.215 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1072) of Swan, Spilka, Puppolo and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the registration of clinical exercise physiologists [Joint Committee on Public Health].
H.1073  HD.1266 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1073) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to establishing a YouthBuild program in the Commonwealth. Education.
S.1073  SD.769 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1073) of Tarr, Swan, Puppolo and other members of the General Court for legislation to permit spouses to to serve as paid caregivers [Joint Committee on Public Health].
S.1074  SD.773 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1074) of Gale D. Candaras, Cory Atkins, Jennifer E. Benson, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate cadmium in children's jewelry. Public Health.
H.1077  HD.1115 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1077) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to teacher compensation in regional school districts. Education.
H.1080  HD.1120 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1080) of Martha Walz and others for legislation to provide for the implementation of personal financial literacy curriculum in schools. Education.
S.1080  SD.1461 By Ms. Chandler, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1080) of Dykema, Khan, DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a genetic bill of rights [Joint Committee on Public Health].
H.1088  HD.1187 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1088) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to the board of elementary and secondary education. Education.
S.1091  SD.974 By Ms. Fargo, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1091) of Susan C. Fargo, Jeffrey Sánchez, Martha Walz, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Public Health].
S.1092  SD.978 By Ms. Fargo, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1092) of Forry, Swan, Story and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish community based grant programs to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Public Health].
H.1092  HD.1781 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1092) of Martha M. Walz, John V. Fernandes and Benjamin Swan relative to education collaboratives. Education.
H.1094  HD.1923 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1094) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to the academic success of foster children. Education.
H.1095  HD.1866 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1095) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to increase the personal needs allowance for certain elderly and disabled residents residing in licensed medical facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.1098  SD.1683 By Ms. Fargo, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1098) of deMacedo, Eldridge, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to adopt the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act [Joint Committee on Public Health].
H.1103  HD.1749 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1103) of Thomas J. Calter and others for legislation relative to voting equipment. Election Laws.
H.1104  HD.1846 By Mr. Canessa of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1104) of Stephen R. Canessa and others relative to voter identification at polling places. Election Laws.
H.1106  HD.1038 By Representatives Ms. Fox of Boston and Ms. Benson, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1106) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to establish election day voter registration. Election Laws.
H.1126  HD.1675 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1126) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to the mosquito borne disease control board. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1128  HD.1753 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1128) of Christine E. Canavan, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and Benjamin Swan for legislation to increase the annual stipend for members of the Commonwealth’s hazardous material response teams. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1136  HD.1010 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1136) of Jay Kaufman and others for legislation to promote safe alternatives to toxic chemicals. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1142  HD.1470 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1142) of Jason M. Lewis and others that the Department of Environmental Protection develop specific targets for solid waste reduction in cities and towns. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1167  HD.1159 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1167) of Chris Walsh and others relative to the use of aqueducts owned by the Commonwealth for passive recreation. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1178  HD.1627 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1178) of Christine E. Canavan, Joyce A. Spiliotis and Benjamin Swan relative to the coverage of nonprescription enteral formulas. Financial Services.
S.1192  SD.109 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1192) of Swan, Puppolo, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit price gouging during states of emergency [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].
S.1195  SD.1870 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1195) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Linda Dorcena Forry, Cory Atkins, Russell E. Holmes and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the prevention of illegal trafficking and gun violence among youth in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1206  SD.742 By Mr. DiDomenico, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1206) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Frederick E. Berry, Sean Garballey, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the public health through workplace safety for social workers [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].
S.1213  SD.1794 By Ms. Jehlen, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1213) of Toomey, Swan, Sciortino and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for medical release of inmates [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].
H.1222  HD.1876 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1222) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to evidence of coverage to be delivered to covered adults by health, dental and vision care providers. Health Care Financing.
H.1229  HD.1699 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1229) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the rates charged by Medicaid managed organizations for behavioral health emergency services. Health Care Financing.
H.1242  HD.1761 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1242) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the finances and funding of public higher educational institutions. Higher Education.
H.1248  HD.1519 By Mr. Beaton of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1248) of Matthew A. Beaton, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and Benjamin Swan for an investigation by a special commission of the condominium laws. Housing.
H.1270  HD.1872 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1270) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to certain construction permiting. Housing.
H.1271  HD.1272 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1271) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to promoting local housing initiatives for economically diverse households of median income families. Housing.
S.1275  SD.200 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1275) of Tarr, Swan, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit state employees from receiving multiple salaries [Joint Committee on Public Service].
H.1287  HD.1590 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1287) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to penalties for breaking and entering a firearm retail wholesaler or manufacturer. The Judiciary.
H.1288  HD.1841 By Mr. Canessa of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1288) of Stephen R. Canessa and others relative to the penalties for the crime of resisting arrest. The Judiciary.
H.1289  HD.1850 By Mr. Canessa of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1289) of Stephen R. Canessa and others relative to engaging in high speed chases. The Judiciary.
H.1296  HD.1431 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1296) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to funeral visitation for inmates. The Judiciary.
H.1297  HD.1443 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1297) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to increase the fines for solicitation of prostitution. The Judiciary.
H.1298  HD.1502 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1298) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to permit purging of juveniles delinquency records. The Judiciary.
H.1336  HD.1539 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1336) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to regulate the collection and maintenance of criminal intelligence information. The Judiciary.
H.1346  HD.1729 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1346) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the sentencing of children accused of certain crimes. The Judiciary.
H.1362  HD.1767 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1362) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to assault and battery upon public employees. The Judiciary.
S.1381  SD.1326 By Mr. Tarr, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1381) of Swan, Knapik and Tarr for legislation to expand insurance choices for state and local employees [Joint Committee on Public Service].
S.1382  SD.1328 By Mr. Tarr, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1382) of Swan, Knapik and Tarr for legislation to control municipal health care costs and to provide access to more choices for municipal employees [Joint Committee on Public Service].
H.1385  HD.1130 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1385) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to raise the maximum age for jurors. The Judiciary.
H.1393  HD.1899 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1393) of Linda Dorcena Forry, John A. Hart and others for legislation to establish a "right to know" policy for certain temporary employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1412  HD.1128 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1412) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to certain independent contractors under the labor laws. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1425  HD.1704 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1425) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to behavioral health managed care organizations. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1426  HD.1712 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1426) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to mental health and substance abuse clinics. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1427  HD.1723 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1427) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to substance abuse benefits and services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1427  SD.831 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1427) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Linda Dorcena Forry, Denise Andrews, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation to create the community development partnership program. Revenue.
H.1428  HD.1743 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1428) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to providing for equitable access to behavioral health services for MassHealth consumers. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1431  HD.1911 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1431) of Byron Rushing and others relative to increasing public safety by increasing access to addiction treatment. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1453  SD.1590 By Ms. Fargo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1453) of Susan C. Fargo, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Anne M. Gobi, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Lung Cancer Early Detection and Treatment Research Fund. Revenue.
H.1467  HD.1573 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1467) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to needlestick injury prevention in public health facilities. Public Health.
H.1468  HD.1586 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1468) of Christine E. Canavan and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to patient care. Public Health.
H.1469  HD.1641 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1469) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to the establishment of a nursing advisory board within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Public Health.
H.1480  HD.1460 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1480) of Gloria L. Fox, Sonia Chang-Diaz and Benjamin Swan establishing a high containment biological research laboratory health and safety program by the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.1481  HD.1496 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1481) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to the establishment of a lupus erythematosus registry. Public Health.
H.1483  HD.1533 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1483) of Sean Garballey and others relative to oral health examinations for public school students. Public Health.
H.1498  HD.1809 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1498) of Brian M. Ashe and others for legislation establishing a fund to be known as the prevention and cost control trust fund. Public Health.
H.1500  HD.1160 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1500) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the health care of minors. Public Health.
H.1503  HD.1732 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1503) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to providing access to patient protection services for all residents. Public Health.
S.1516  SD.369 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1516) of Karen E. Spilka, Michael O. Moore and Benjamin Swan for legislation to establish an income tax deduction for individuals who donate a human organ. Revenue.
S.1525  SD.608 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1525) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik, James E. Timilty and Benjamin Swan for legislation to dedicate a portion of the stabilization fund to cities and towns. Revenue.
H.1540  HD.1005 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1540) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., and Benjamin Swan for legislation to establish a program of community based health and sexuality education services within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
S.1541  SD.1178 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1541) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik, Sal N. DiDomenico, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to property tax exemption for persons over the age of seventy. Revenue.
S.1568  SD.1480 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1568) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Antonio F. D. Cabral, James B. Eldridge, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation to create equitable job access. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1579  HD.1011 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1579) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to information sharing between sheriffs of the various counties. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1588  HD.1664 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1588) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to collective bargaining of certain school employees in response to "rapid academic achievement," so-called. Public Service.
H.1599  HD.1070 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1599) of Gloria L. Fox and Benjamin Swan for legislation to grant creditable service for retirement purposes to certain employees of the Committee for Public Counsel Services for service as employees of the Roxbury Defenders Committee, Incorporated. Public Service.
S.1626  SD.1184 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1626) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik, Richard J. Ross, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others for legislation relative to human contact with state agencies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1630  SD.1800 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1630) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross and Benjamin Swan for legislation to increase government efficiency. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1647  SD.111 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1647) of Gale D. Candaras, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael O. Moore, Sheila C. Harrington and others for legislation to sell heating oil. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1648  SD.774 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1648) of Gale D. Candaras, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael R. Knapik, Stanley C. Rosenberg and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to certain utility rates. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1650  SD.45 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1650) of Cynthia S. Creem, Alice K. Wolf, Denise Andrews, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to update the bottle bill . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1651  SD.911 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1651) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sean Garballey, Cory Atkins, William N. Brownsberger 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.1653  HD.1161 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1653) of Chris Walsh and Benjamin Swan relative to providing certain retirement benefits for MassDot employees. Public Service.
H.1654  HD.1037 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1654) of Martin J. Walsh and others for legislation to clarify the terms of certain public employee collective bargaining agreements. Public Service.
H.1674  HD.1534 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1674) of Thomas J. Calter and Benjamin Swan relative to applications for property tax abatements. Revenue.
H.1759  HD.1247 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1759) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to comprehensive siting reform for land based wind projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1762  HD.1240 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1762) of Sean Garballey and others relative to improving outdoor lighting and increasing dark-sky visibility. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1783  HD.1825 By Mr. Canessa of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1783) of Stephen R. Canessa, Christine E. Canavan and Benjamin Swan relative to the transportation of individuals seated in wheelchairs. Transportation.
S.1793  SD.789 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1793) of Karen E. Spilka, Carolyn C. Dykema, Richard J. Ross, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative To fairness and equity In regional transportation planning. Transportation.
S.1795  SD.440 By Mr. Tarr, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1795) of Tarr, Swan, Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase protection against drivers under the influence of drugs [Joint Committee on Transportation].
H.1853  HD.1378 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1853) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to establish an early reading council for the development of literacy of students in the third grades of the public schools in the Commonwealth. Education.
S.1854  SD.211 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1854) of Gale D. Candaras, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, Michael F. Kane, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to land taking regulations. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1858  HD.2958 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1858) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to promote asset development in transitional assistance programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.1861  SD.216 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1861) of Gale D. Candaras, William N. Brownsberger, Stephen L. DiNatale, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others for legislation relative to the rate of compensation paid to court appointed attorneys. The Judiciary.
H.1868  HD.2994 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1868) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to the creation of low profit limited liability company small businesses. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.1924  HD.2608 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1924) of Patricia A. Haddad, Paul J. Donato and Benjamin Swan relative to the private school price rating formula. Education.
H.1938  HD.2086 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1938) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the appeals process in MCAS exams. Education.
H.1961  HD.2226 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1961) of Martha M. Walz and Benjamin Swan relative to the sale of certain excess capacity public school facilities to commonwealth charter schools. Education.
H.1962  HD.2236 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1962) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to ensure behavioral health and safety in the public schools. Education.
H.1964  HD.2287 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1964) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to reduce the dropout rate of students in the public schools. Education.
H.2053  HD.2724 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2053) of Sean Garballey and Benjamin Swan relative to providing for health insurance coverage for certain prescriptions and medical treatment. Financial Services.
H.2130  HD.2824 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2130) of Forry and others to expand housing opportunities for persons displaced by public action or natural disaster and persons who are homeless or facing imminent homelessness Joint Committee on Housing.
H.2139  HD.2383 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2139) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to investigations of correctional officers. The Judiciary.
H.2152  HD.2085 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2152) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to providing indemnity from prosecution for probation officers and court officers employed by the Trial Court. The Judiciary.
H.2153  HD.2951 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2153) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to providing further protection from photographing, videotaping or electronically surveilling a partially nude or nude child. The Judiciary.
H.2170  HD.2954 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2170) of Linda Dorcena Forry, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation to regulate debt collection activity. The Judiciary.
H.2182  HD.2643 By Ms. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2182) of Patricia A. Haddad and Benjamin Swan relative to protecting personal information on prospective juror lists. The Judiciary.
H.2183  HD.2647 By Ms. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2183) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to creating separate criminal offenses for assaults committed with firearms. The Judiciary.
H.2240  HD.2051 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2240) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to authorize judicial clarification of ownership in eviction proceedings. The Judiciary.
H.2273  HD.2135 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2273) of Chris Walsh and others relative to the modification of lease or rental agreement late fees. The Judiciary.
H.2274  HD.2947 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2274) of Chris Walsh and others relative to requiring the use of escrow accounts during rent disputes. The Judiciary.
H.2310  HD.2872 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2310) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing and harassment without regard to protected class status. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2341  HD.2102 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2341) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to pediatric home care services. Public Health.
H.2411  HD.2152 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2411) of Garrett J. Bradley and others for legislation to provide retirement options for nonprofit organizations. Public Service.
H.2473  HD.2933 By Mr. Kane of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2473) of Michael F. Kane and Benjamin Swan relative to correction officers retirement. Public Service.
H.2565  HD.2946 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2565) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to promote efficiency and transparency in economic development through the utilization of tax credits and other incentives. Revenue.
H.2567  HD.2088 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2567) of Chris Walsh and others establishing a property tax incentive for small property improvements. Revenue.
H.2578  HD.2548 By Mr. Fattman of Sutton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2578) of Ryan C. Fattman and others relative to the organization of limited liability companies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2580  HD.2989 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2580) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for the annual proclamation by the Governor of the fourth Friday in September as City Year Day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2590  HD.2758 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2590) of Jay Kaufman and others relative to promoting municipal efficiency and innovation through regional collaboration. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2671  HD.3022 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2671) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and Benjamin Swan relative to improving handicapped accessibility. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.2672  HD.3026 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2672) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan that the Architectural Access Board require that building owners be prohibited from renting space to agencies receiving state funding unless said building is handicapped accessible. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.2673  HD.3053 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2673) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of gender responsive programming for juvenile justice system involved girls. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.2674  HD.3057 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2674) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the need for drug related rehabilitation for clients of the Department of Children and Families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.2675  HD.3164 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2675) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to encourage low-income disadvantaged families to make progress toward long-term economic success. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.2684  HD.3194 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2684) of John W. Scibak and others relative to supporting children and parental custody. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.2690  HD.3163 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2690) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan relative to requiring greater disclosure by travel agents.
H.2691  HD.3170 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2691) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan relative to protecting against the sale of stolen goods to pawnbrokers and dealer in second hand articles. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.2709  HD.3061 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2709) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan for legislation to establish a physical education pilot program. Education.
H.2710  HD.3090 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2710) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General) relative to establishing a charter school for students diagnosed with Autism. Education.
H.2711  HD.3119 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2711) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan relative to enhancing school emergency responses for children and seniors. Education.
H.2712  HD.3154 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2712) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others for the establishment of a youth solutions commission (inclucing members of the General Court) to review youth employment, education pathways and efforts to reduce violence and dropout rates in an integrated, coordinated and cost-effective manner. Education.
H.2713  HD.3180 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2713) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to establishing a middle-skills council and the creation of regional skills academies in the Commonwealth. Education.
H.2727  HD.3094 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2727) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, Patricia D. Jehlen and Benjamin Swan relative to the establishment of an Alzheimer’s state plan commission (including members of the General Court) to assess the current and future impact of Alzheimer’s disease on residents of the Commonwealth. Elder Affairs.
H.2742  HD.3191 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2742) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to cities or towns with a local option to use instant runoff voting in municipal elections. Election Laws.
H.2791  HD.3028 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2791) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Cory Atkins and Benjamin Swan relative to the use of electronic funds transfers and third party designees for tenants of publicly subsidized housing. Housing.
H.2792  HD.3258 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2792) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation including section eight housing vouchers as an affordable housing type. Housing.
H.2798  HD.3327 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2798) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to title insurance. The Judiciary.
H.2801  HD.3027 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2801) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan for legislation to regulate the submission of DNA samples by certain prisoners to the Department of the State Police. The Judiciary.
H.2803  HD.3081 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2803) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and Benjamin Swan relative to the penalty for the destruction of trees in public parks. The Judiciary.
H.2804  HD.3087 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2804) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan relative to the penalties for the crime of unauthorized entry of a critical infrastructure. The Judiciary.
H.2805  HD.3104 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2805) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan for legislation to increase the penalty for assault and battery on children. The Judiciary.
H.2806  HD.3108 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2806) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan relative to the penalty for persons aiding in the commission of crimes against children. The Judiciary.
H.2807  HD.3111 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2807) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan relative to further protecting children from sexual predators. The Judiciary.
H.2808  HD.3124 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2808) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan for legislation to impose a penalty for leaving unattended children in motor vehicles. The Judiciary.
H.2810  HD.3148 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2810) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to increasing the penalties for cruelty to animals. The Judiciary.
H.2813  HD.3167 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2813) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan for legislation to impose a penalty for operating electronic cyber café, so-called, sweepstakes. The Judiciary.
H.2821  HD.3069 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2821) of Linda Dorcena Forry, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation to allow individuals to institute and prosecute a civil action for injunctive relief for violation of laws relative to meal breaks for employees. The Judiciary.
H.2870  HD.3166 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2870) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to investment in a transitional employment program for hard to employ adults. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2871  HD.3168 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2871) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to investment in programs to support youth employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2877  HD.3034 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2877) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan for legislation to further regulate the location of methadone clinics in the vicinity of schools. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.2885  HD.3132 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2885) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and Benjamin Swan relative to effective animal control in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.2892  HD.3038 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2892) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan relative to the issuance of certificates by registers of probate for certain persons changing marriage names. Public Health.
H.2893  HD.3116 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2893) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan for legislation to require food establishments to post their most current sanitation inspection rating in a conspicuous location . Public Health.
H.2896  HD.3039 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2896) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to removing employees with certain health coverage from the calculation of an employer’s fair share contribution, so called, and eliminating the collection of certain employer health care information by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Public Health.
H.2952  HD.3317 By Mr. Fattman of Sutton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2952) of Ryan C. Fattman and others for an investigation by a special commission of the feasibility of replacing the defined benefit pension plan for public employees with a defined contribution plan for future employees. Public Service.
H.2987  HD.3510 By Representative Cabral of New Bedford and Senator Downing, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2987) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Benjamin B. Downing and others for legislation to promote economic development and job growth in gateway cities designating residential tax abatement zones. Revenue.
H.2990  HD.3156 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2990) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan relative to expanding the veteran excise tax exemption. Revenue.
H.2991  HD.3334 By Mr. Fattman of Sutton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2991) of Ryan C. Fattman and others for legislation to grant a tax credit to certain attorneys who provide free legal services for adoption cases. Revenue.
H.2992  HD.3049 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator DiDomenico, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2992) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Sal N. DiDomenico and others relative to creating an earned income tax credit for certain child care workers. Revenue.
H.3033  HD.3292 By Mr. Fattman of Sutton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3033) of Ryan C. Fattman and others for legislation to eliminate privatization contracts. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3046  HD.3114 By Mr. Bastien of Gardner, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3046) of Richard Bastien, Steven L. Levy and Benjamin Swan for legislation to repeal the law providing for the return for refund of certain bottles and cans. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3050  HD.3071 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3050) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan relative to the definition of "beverage" under the bottle law, so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3069  HD.3241 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3069) of Cory Atkins and others for legislation to prohibit the use of hand-held cell phones by persons operating motor vehicles. Transportation.
H.3099  HD.3155 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3099) of Chris Walsh, Tom Sannicandro and Benjamin Swan relative to providing veterans' bonuses to certain regular soldiers who served on active duty in support of the Persian Gulf War. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3100  HD.3182 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3100) of Chris Walsh and Benjamin Swan relative to returning the payment of bonuses to soldiers during the Persian Gulf War to the Treasurer's office. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3102  HD.3504 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3102) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to assure fair and adequate municipal gap funding for municipalities . Ways and Means (Joint).
H.3227  HD.3343 By Mr. Fattman of Sutton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3227) of Ryan C. Fattman and others relative to translation services provided to voters. Election Laws.
H.3229  HD.3366 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3229) of James Arciero and others relative to the registration of certain sex offenders. The Judiciary.
H.3233  HD.3358 By Mr. Fattman of Sutton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3233) of Ryan C.Fattman and others that the Department of Labor and Workforce Development study of the feasibility of requiring recipients of unemployment benefits to volunteer for community service while receiving said benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.3277  HD.2012 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3277) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to the servicing of loans by mortgage providers. Financial Services.
H.3279  HD.2015 By Messrs. Brady of Brockton and Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3279) of Michael D. Brady and others for legislation to increase the penalties for assault and battery upon public employees. The Judiciary.
H.3280  HD.1836 By Messrs. Calter of Kingston and deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3280) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to the statute of limitation for manslaughter. The Judiciary.
H.3281  HD.1949 By Messrs. Calter of Kingston and deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3281) of Thomas J. Calter, Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to waivers of trial by jury. The Judiciary.
H.3282  HD.3236 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3282) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to judicial foreclosures. The Judiciary.
H.3310  HD.1379 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3310) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to the personal care services administered by the Division of Medical Assistance. Public Health.
H.3358  HD.1922 By Messrs. Calter of Kingston and deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3358) of Thomas J. Calter, Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to the release of certain persons accused of offenses involving physical force or abuse. The Judiciary.
H.3361  HD.2809 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3361) of Cory Atkins and others relative to the crime of health care professionals participating in the torture and abusive treatment of prisoners. The Judiciary.
H.3372  HD.1293 By Mr. Bastien of Gardner, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3372) of Richard Bastien and others relative to the sale and use of fireworks. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3407  HD.2667 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3407) of Thomas J. Calter and others for legislation to require the attachment of safe boating education certificates with applications for boat registration submitted to the Department of Fisheries, Wildlife and Environmental Law Enforcement. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3419  HD.514 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3419) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to rate payers rights. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3557  HD.3363 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3557) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to providing tax deductions for certain school supply expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers. Revenue.
H.3598  HD.2001 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3598) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to the registration of mortgage holders and providers. Financial Services.
H.3636  HD.3888 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to establish a penalty for parents, legal guardians or caretakers failing to report the death of a minor child. The Judiciary.
H.3686  HD.3245 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3686) of Thomas J. Calter and others for legislation to promote the participation of veteran-owned businesses in state contracting. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3858  HD.4133 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William M. Straus and others for legislation to prohibit commercial solicitation to mobile electronic devices. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3890  HD.4144 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to create stabilization funds for special education costs. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.3902  HD.4137 By Representative Kuros of Uxbridge and Senator Moore, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kevin J. Kuros, Richard T. Moore and others for legislation to expand the Department of Children and Families definition of mandated reporter. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.3921  HD.4126 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ronald Mariano and others relative to the classification of risk for volunteer drivers for non-profit organizations providing transportation options for senior citizens . Financial Services.
H.3922  HD.4127 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ronald Mariano and others relative to the acquisition and use of motor vehicles by charitable organizations for the purpose of transporting senior and disabled citizens. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3974  HD.4296 By Mr. Curran of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3974) of Sean Curran and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to authorize the city of Springfield to postpone taking the 2011-2012 MCAS tests for students of said city. Education. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3982  HD.4065 By Representative Walsh of Boston and Senator DiDomenico, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Martin J. Walsh, Sal N. DiDomenico and others for legislation to prohibit the Commonwealth from contracting with companies that do not comply with federal regulations for the certification of minerals originating in the Congo. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.