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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
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  SD.2388 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Cindy F. Friedman for legislation to preserve the practice of including annual payments in lieu of vacation as regular compensation for current retirees and active retirement system members where such benefit existed as of May 2018. Public Service.
  HD.4474 An Act authorizing the town of Arlington to establish a means tested senior citizen property tax exemption
S.23  SD.2273 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 23) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Cindy F. Friedman, Marc T. Lombardo and Mindy Domb for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Pierre Richard Nortelus, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services. Public Service.
S.149  SD.1518 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 149) of Cindy F. Friedman, Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis, Carmine Lawrence Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the disclosure of toxic chemicals in children’s products. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.286  SD.1448 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 286) of Cindy F. Friedman and Elizabeth A. Malia for legislation relative to transportation reimbursement for recovery high schools. Education.
S.287  SD.1514 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 287) of Cindy F. Friedman for legislation to improve the excellence to teaching programs. 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.
S.355  SD.1511 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 355) of Cindy F. Friedman, James B. Eldridge, Kay Khan, Bradford Hill and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to intensive case management for clinically complex older adults. Elder Affairs.
S.404  SD.1454 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 404) of Cindy F. Friedman, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis, Sean Garballey and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote political participation. Election Laws.
S.587  SD.1450 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 587) of Cindy F. Friedman, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish health equity for pregnant persons. Financial Services.
S.588  SD.1493 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 588) of Cindy F. Friedman, Mike Connolly, Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to mental health parity implementation. Financial Services.
S.589  SD.1498 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 589) of Cindy F. Friedman, Michael J. Rodrigues, Sean Garballey, Maria Duaime Robinson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to limits on insurers’ retroactive clawbacks for mental health and substance use disorder services. Financial Services.
S.590  SD.1513 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 590) of Cindy F. Friedman, Kenneth I. Gordon, John F. Keenan, Sean Garballey and other members of the General Court for legislation to require health care coverage for the emergency psychiatric services. Financial Services.
S.591  SD.1516 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 591) of Cindy F. Friedman and Kenneth I. Gordon for legislation relative to long-term care insurance consumer protections. Financial Services.
S.592  SD.1521 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 592) of Cindy F. Friedman, Joanne M. Comerford, Maria Duaime Robinson, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to consumer transparency about provider networks. Financial Services.
S.593  SD.1809 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 593) of Cindy F. Friedman and Kenneth I. Gordon for legislation to promote the accessibility, quality and continuity of care for consumers of behavioral health, substance use disorder and mental health services. Financial Services.
S.685  SD.1507 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 685) of Cindy F. Friedman for legislation relative to accountable care. Health Care Financing.
S.686  SD.1524 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 686) of Cindy F. Friedman, Michael J. Rodrigues, Sean Garballey, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect medically fragile kids. Health Care Financing.
S.937  SD.1477 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 937) of Cindy F. Friedman, Jack Patrick Lewis, William N. Brownsberger, Maria Duaime Robinson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to treatment, not imprisonment. The Judiciary.
S.938  SD.1486 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 938) of Cindy F. Friedman, Kay Khan, Liz Miranda and Marcos A. Devers for legislation relative to guilty but with a mental illness. The Judiciary.
S.939  SD.1523 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 939) of Cindy F. Friedman, Rebecca L. Rausch, Kenneth I. Gordon, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to sexual harassment. The Judiciary.
S.940  SD.1533 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 940) of Cindy F. Friedman, Jason M. Lewis, Mike Connolly, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce recidivism among emerging adults. The Judiciary.
S.941  SD.1855 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 941) of Cindy F. Friedman for legislation relative to improving access to emergency treatment plans. The Judiciary.
S.942  SD.1874 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 942) of Cindy F. Friedman for legislation to provide critical community services. The Judiciary.
S.1075  SD.1462 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1075) of Cindy F. Friedman and Kenneth I. Gordon for legislation to amend the unemployment insurance law for workers with fluctuating work schedules. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1076  SD.1487 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1076) of Cindy F. Friedman, Joseph A. Boncore, Marcos A. Devers, Daniel J. Hunt and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to establishing a prevailing wage for security guard services. 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.1102  HD.3274 By Representative Sabadosa of Northampton and Senator Friedman, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1102) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Cindy F. Friedman and others relative to health insurance benefits for pregnant persons. Financial Services.
S.1144  SD.1465 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1144) of Cindy F. Friedman and Sean Garballey for legislation relative to mental health peer specialists certification. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1145  SD.1479 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1145) of Cindy F. Friedman, Ruth B. Balser, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure access to addiction services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1146  SD.1483 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1146) of Cindy F. Friedman, Kay Khan, Jason M. Lewis and Kenneth I. Gordon for legislation to provide more timely treatment of inpatient mental health care. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1147  SD.1490 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1147) of Cindy F. Friedman, Sean Garballey, Dean A. Tran, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to a behavioral health workforce commission. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1148  SD.1496 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1148) of Cindy F. Friedman, Jason M. Lewis and Kenneth I. Gordon for legislation relative to medical necessity for mental health acute treatment. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1184  SD.1563 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1184) of Cindy F. Friedman, David Paul Linsky, Anne M. Gobi, F. Jay Barrows and others for legislation relative to proceeds from the sale of bonds. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1261  SD.1444 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1261) of Cindy F. Friedman for legislation to promote public safety and certainty related to child deaths. Public Health.
S.1262  SD.1453 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1262) of Cindy F. Friedman for legislation to require pain assessment and management in healthcare facilities. Public Health.
S.1263  SD.1491 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1263) of Cindy F. Friedman and Sean Garballey for legislation relative to a special commission on support group model integration in health care. Public Health.
S.1264  SD.1520 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1264) of Cindy F. Friedman for legislation to prevent cancers caused by human papilloma virus. Public Health.
S.1265  SD.1522 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1265) of Cindy F. Friedman, Julian Cyr, Sean Garballey, Kenneth I. Gordon and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand access to preventative HIV screening and testing for minors. Public Health.
S.1412  SD.1510 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1412) of Cindy F. Friedman, William N. Brownsberger, Timothy R. Whelan, Randy Hunt and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to regional lockup facilities. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1531  SD.1295 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1531) of Cindy F. Friedman, Bruce E. Tarr, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to disability pensions for violent crimes. Public Service.
S.1532  SD.1485 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1532) of Cindy F. Friedman and Sean Garballey for legislation relative to Group Insurance Commission premium contributions. Public Service.
S.1533  SD.1494 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1533) of Cindy F. Friedman, José F. Tosado, Todd M. Smola and Marc T. Lombardo for legislation relative to retirement options for retirees. Public Service.
S.1534  SD.1512 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1534) of Cindy F. Friedman, Michael D. Brady, Anne M. Gobi, Paul R. Feeney and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Option (d) beneficiaries. Public Service.
S.1535  SD.1515 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1535) of Cindy F. Friedman for legislation relative to line of duty death benefits. Public Service.
S.1536  SD.1519 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1536) of Cindy F. Friedman and Sean Garballey for legislation relative to the annual allowance for certain survivors of public retirees and employees. Public Service.
S.1537  SD.1838 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1537) of Cindy F. Friedman, Diana DiZoglio, Joseph A. Boncore, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform the group insurance commission. Public Service.
S.1538  SD.1861 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1538) of Cindy F. Friedman, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Mike Connolly, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the teachers retirement system. Public Service.
S.1662  SD.1468 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1662) of Cindy F. Friedman, Sean Garballey, Jason M. Lewis, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a criminal justice and community support trust fund. Revenue.
S.1664  SD.1482 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1664) of Cindy F. Friedman and Jason M. Lewis for legislation relative to the continuation of the tax on transportation network companies. Revenue.
S.1665  SD.1492 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1665) of Cindy F. Friedman for legislation relative to taxes due upon the death of active duty personnel and the elderly. Revenue.
S.1848  SD.1478 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1848) of Cindy F. Friedman for legislation to designate the “Giant Puffball” fungus as the official mushroom of the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1849  SD.1484 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1849) of Cindy F. Friedman for legislation to requiring public disclosure of certain gifts. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1850  SD.1488 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1850) of Cindy F. Friedman, Joseph A. Boncore, Patrick M. O'Connor, Marcos A. Devers and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to state contracting. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1851  SD.1489 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1851) of Cindy F. Friedman, Marc T. Lombardo, James Arciero and Kenneth I. Gordon for legislation to establish a special commission to identify a suitable location for a justice complex in Southern Middlesex County. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1968  SD.1509 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1968) of Cindy F. Friedman and Sean Garballey for legislation relative to the failure to remove existing utility poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1969  SD.1925 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1969) of Cindy F. Friedman, Diana DiZoglio, Patrick M. O'Connor, Joseph A. Boncore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to improving gas workers field safety. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2082  SD.1508 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2082) of Cindy F. Friedman, Sean Garballey and Maria Duaime Robinson for legislation to ensure greater transparency and accountability in the Commonwealth’s commuter rail system. Transportation.
S.2083  SD.2135 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2083) of Cindy F. Friedman, Michelle L. Ciccolo, Sean Garballey, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation to establish transit improvement districts . Transportation.
H.3676  HD.4063 By Representative Gordon of Bedford and Senator Friedman, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3676) of Kenneth I. Gordon and Cindy F. Friedman (by vote of the town) that the town of Burlington be authorized to issue five additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises and four additional licenses for the sale of wine and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3978  HD.4353 By Representative Garballey of Arlington and Senator Friedman, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3978) of Sean Garballey and Cindy F. Friedman (by vote of the town) relative to the appointment and management of the town treasurer of the town of Arlington. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
S.1663  SD.1469 By Ms. Friedman (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1663) of Mary Gilbert, Jason M. Lewis, Sean Garballey and Maria Duaime Robinson for legislation relative to stormwater management and climate change adaptation incentives. Revenue. This bill is by request. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.