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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Cindy F. Friedman Democrat - Fourth Middlesex

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Senate Ways and Means Vice Chair
Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
  HD.4266 By Representative Linsky of Natick and Senator Creem, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of David Paul Linsky, Cynthia Stone Creem and others relative to sale of devices that increase the rate of discharge of certain firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.34  SD.1762 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 34) of Sal N. DiDomenico, James B. Eldridge, Jose F. Tosado, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to remove the welfare benefit cap for children conceived while a family is receiving assistance. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.112  SD.1028 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 112) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Attorney General Maura Healey, Jennifer E. Benson, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a student tuition recovery fund. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.117  SD.354 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 117) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Provost, Sheila C. Harrington, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide municipal control of liquor licenses. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.120  SD.1103 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 120) of James B. Eldridge, Paul Brodeur, Denise Provost, Jay R. Kaufman and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to fairness in debt collection. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.129  SD.1229 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 129) of Eric P. Lesser, Julian Cyr, Jack Lewis, 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.223  SD.1905 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 223) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jack Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to modernize the foundation budget for the 21st century. Education.
S.336  SD.977 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 336) of Harriette L. Chandler, John H. Rogers, Thomas M. McGee, Daniel M. Donahue and other members of the General Court for legislation to stabilize the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.352  SD.928 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 352) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Jose F. Tosado, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Mathew Muratore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home care workforce initiatives. Elder Affairs.
S.365  SD.98 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 365) of Michael J. Barrett, Denise Provost, Chris Walsh, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to restore financial transparency in presidential elections. Election Laws.
S.373  SD.1791 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 373) of Cynthia S. Creem, Carmine L. Gentile, Frank A. Moran, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to automatically registering eligible voters and enhancing safeguards against fraud. Election Laws.
S.375  SD.1784 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 375) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, Byron Rushing, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote political participation through voluntary contributions . Election Laws.
S.379  SD.476 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 379) of James B. Eldridge, Carmine L. Gentile, Jennifer E. Benson, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation for a United States constitutional amendment and amendments convention. Election Laws.
S.419  SD.389 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 419) of James B. Eldridge, Ruth B. Balser, Marjorie C. Decker, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the natural resources of the commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.436  SD.568 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 436) of Anne M. Gobi, Jay R. Kaufman, Jonathan Hecht, Barbara A. L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public space recycling. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.499  SD.939 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 499) of Harriette L. Chandler, Robert M. Koczera, Jennifer E. Benson, Sarah K. Peake and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to women’s health and economic equity. Financial Services.
S.549  SD.1182 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 549) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Jennifer E. Benson, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to advance and expand access to telemedicine services. Financial Services.
S.582  SD.212 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 582) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Donald F. Humason, Jr., William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to limit retroactive denials of health insurance claims for mental health and substance abuse services. Financial Services.
S.612  SD.247 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 612) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Evandro C. Carvalho, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve public health through a common application for core food, health and safety-net programs. Health Care Financing.
S.619  SD.698 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 619) of James B. Eldridge, Carmine L. Gentile, Barbara A. L'Italien, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish Medicare for all in Massachusetts. Health Care Financing.
S.725  SD.1822 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 725) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Barbara A. L'Italien, Jack Lewis, Daniel Cullinane and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to interagency efforts to reduce and prevent homelessness. Housing.
S.754  SD.1167 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 754) of Michael J. Barrett, John W. Scibak, Barbara A. L'Italien, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation to safeguard the health care decisions of young adults. The Judiciary.
S.787  SD.992 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 787) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jose F. Tosado, Jay R. Kaufman, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to freedom of speech and association. The Judiciary.
S.788  SD.1466 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 788) of Harriette L. Chandler, Sarah K. Peake, Leonard Mirra, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect girls from genital mutilation. The Judiciary.
S.819  SD.500 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 819) of Cynthia S. Creem, Joseph A. Boncore, Denise Provost, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenses. The Judiciary.
S.877  SD.2045 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 877) of Patricia D. Jehlen, James B. Eldridge, Kenneth I. Gordon, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to update the wrongful conviction compensation law. The Judiciary.
S.907  SD.1086 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 907) of Mark C. Montigny, Patricia A. Haddad, Sal N. DiDomenico, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent human trafficking and sexual exploitation in bodyworks establishments. The Judiciary.
S.943  SD.1175 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 943) of Karen E. Spilka, Jay R. Kaufman, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
S.946  SD.1224 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 946) of Karen E. Spilka, Michael J. Barrett, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the geographical jurisdiction of the Housing Court Department. The Judiciary.
S.989  SD.993 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 989) of Harriette L. Chandler, Michael J. Barrett, Kenneth I. Gordon, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to an employee protection act. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.997  SD.48 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 997) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Attorney General Maura Healey, Robert M. Koczera, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to enhanced enforcement of civil penalties. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.999  SD.496 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 999) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael D. Brady, John H. Rogers and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1022  SD.1218 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1022) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Barbara A. L'Italien, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish collective bargaining rights for TNC drivers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1048  SD.1768 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1048) of Karen E. Spilka, Jack Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a family and medical leave insurance program. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1081  SD.1775 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1081) of William N. Brownsberger, Julian Cyr, James B. Eldridge, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize public health workers to pursue new measures to reduce harm and stigma for people affected by substance use disorder. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1103  SD.1921 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1103) of John F. Keenan, James M. Cantwell, Elizabeth A. Malia, Eric P. Lesser and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide access to full spectrum addiction treatment services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1108  SD.669 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1108) of Joan B. Lovely, William N. Brownsberger, Michael D. Brady, Kenneth J. Donnelly and others for legislation relative to expanding access and safety of mental health services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1206  SD.567 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1206) of Anne M. Gobi, Marjorie C. Decker, Denise Provost, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to out-of-hospital birth access and safety. Public Health.
S.1225  SD.744 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1225) of Barbara A. L'Italien, William N. Brownsberger, Patricia D. Jehlen, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to end of life options. Public Health.
S.1296  SD.797 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1296) of Cynthia S. Creem, Ruth B. Balser, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote humane conditions of confinement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1305  SD.1596 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1305) of James B. Eldridge, Juana Matias, Jack Lewis, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the civil rights and safety of all Massachusetts residents. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1442  SD.681 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1442) of Marc R. Pacheco, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sal N. DiDomenico, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to protecting the rights of custodial and other non-teaching employees of school districts. Public Service.
S.1681  SD.651 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1681) of William N. Brownsberger, Jay R. Kaufman, Jack Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the collection, accuracy and public availability of arrest data. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1821  SD.1021 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1821) of Michael J. Barrett, Frank I. Smizik, Carmine L. Gentile, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to combat climate change. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1846  SD.1632 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1846) of James B. Eldridge, Paul W. Mark, Carmine L. Gentile, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to solar power and the green economy. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1847  SD.1727 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1847) of James B. Eldridge, Stephen Kulik, Frank I. Smizik, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify the authority and responsibilities of the department of public utilities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1849  SD.1932 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1849) of James B. Eldridge, Sean Garballey, Carmine L. Gentile, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to transition Massachusetts to 100 percent renewable energy. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1855  SD.1674 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1855) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Kenneth I. Gordon, Carmine L. Gentile, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect ratepayers from gas pipeline expansion costs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1871  SD.1365 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1871) of Marc R. Pacheco, Daniel M. Donahue, Michael F. Rush, Thomas J. Calter and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to net metering. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1876  SD.1372 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1876) of Marc R. Pacheco, John W. Scibak, Michael D. Brady, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to enhancing RPS standards. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2052  SD.2112 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Ryan C. Fattman, Richard J. Ross, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation to fairly fund early voting. Election Laws.
S.2164  SD.2236 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2164) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James B. Eldridge, Carolyn C. Dykema, Jason M. Lewis, Julian Cyr and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect Massachusetts pollinators. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.2216  Senate, November 8, 2017 -- Text of Amendment #143 (Senator Rodrigues et al) to the Senate Committee Bill furthering health empowerment and affordability by leveraging transformative health care (Senate, No. 2202)
S.2301  SD.2493 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Cynthia S. Creem and Kenneth I. Gordon for legislation to enhance investigations of sexual harassment and discrimination. The Judiciary.
S.2407  SD.2578 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Cynthia Stone Creem and Lori A. Ehrlich for legislation to require public pension fund divestment from ammunition and firearms. Public Service.
S.2416  SD.2601 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ryan C. Fattman for legislation relative to the retirement of state university and community college police officers. Public Service.
S.2613  Senate, July 12, 2018 -- Text of amendment (36) (offered by Senator Eldridge) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 2591) to the House Bill promoting climate change adaptation, environmental and natural resource protection, and investment in recreational assets and opportunity
H.4323  HD.4496 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to investigations of sexual harassment and discrimination. The Judiciary.
H.4801  HD.4976 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4801) of Kenneth I. Gordon and Cindy F. Friedman (by vote of the town) that the town of Burlington be authorized to receive water from the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. [Local Approval Received.]
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.