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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Cindy F. Friedman Democrat - Fourth Middlesex

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  HD.1715 By Ms. Ciccolo of Lexington, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 7B) of Michelle L. Ciccolo, Cindy F. Friedman and Michael J. Barrett (by vote of the town) relative to a community housing surcharge in the town of Lexington. Municipalities and Regional Government.
  SD.2588 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation to stop mass shootings. The Judiciary.
S.318  SD.2178 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 318) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Christina A. Minicucci, Vanna Howard, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student sex education. Education.
S.362  SD.1307 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 362) of Jason M. Lewis, Susan L. Moran, Rebecca L. Rausch, Eric P. Lesser and other members of the Senate for legislation to provide affordable and accessible high quality early education and care to promote child development and well-being and support the economy in the Commonwealth. Education.
S.434  SD.1722 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 434) of Michael J. Barrett, Harriette L. Chandler, Elizabeth A. Malia, Tami L. Gouveia and other members of the General Court for legislation to restore financial transparency in presidential elections. Election Laws.
S.459  SD.1002 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 459) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Eric P. Lesser, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to foster voter opportunities, trust, equity and security. Election Laws.
S.524  SD.146 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 524) of James B. Eldridge, Ruth B. Balser, Tami L. Gouveia, Brendan P. Crighton and other members of the General Court for legislation to preserve open space in the commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.756  SD.1285 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 756) of Julian Cyr, Elizabeth A. Malia, Patrick M. O'Connor, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to step therapy and patient safety. Health Care Financing.
S.868  SD.565 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 868) of Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to empower cities and towns to impose a fee on certain real estate transactions to support affordable housing. Housing.
S.889  SD.1667 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 889) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jack Patrick Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico, Carmine Lawrence Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the stabilization of rents and evictions in towns and cities facing distress in the housing market. Housing.
S.920  SD.697 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 920) of Joseph A. Boncore, Cindy F. Friedman, Jack Patrick Lewis, Elizabeth A. Malia and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote public safety and better outcomes for young adults. The Judiciary.
S.921  SD.798 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 921) of Joseph A. Boncore, Boston City Councilor, Lydia Edwards, Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote housing opportunity and mobility through eviction sealing (HOMES). The Judiciary.
S.937  SD.292 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 937) of Harriette L. Chandler, Kay Khan, Jack Patrick Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to end child marriage in Massachusetts. The Judiciary.
S.956  SD.1183 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 956) of Joanne M. Comerford, Adam Gomez, Brendan P. Crighton, Julian Cyr and other members of the Senate for legislation to protect LGBTQ victims. The Judiciary.
S.980  SD.1355 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 980) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Jack Patrick Lewis, Kay Khan, Christopher Hendricks and other members of the General Court for legislation to expunge juvenile and young adult records. The Judiciary.
S.1179  SD.774 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1179) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Eric P. Lesser, Jason M. Lewis, Diana DiZoglio and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent wage theft, promote employer accountability, and enhance public enforcement. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1276  SD.2133 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1276) of Julian Cyr and Cindy F. Friedman for legislation to address barriers to care for mental health. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1454  SD.300 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1454) of Eric P. Lesser, Anne M. Gobi, Cindy F. Friedman, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation to streamline COVID-19 vaccination sign-up in Massachusetts. Public Health.
S.1562  SD.1503 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1562) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Jack Patrick Lewis, Michael J. Barrett and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to crime gun data reporting and analysis. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1566  SD.2032 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1566) of Julian Cyr, Jack Patrick Lewis, Maria Duaime Robinson, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote rehabilitation including guaranteed health, treatment, and safety for incarcerated LGBTQI+ People. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1570  SD.1888 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1570) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Joanne M. Comerford, Brendan P. Crighton and Michael J. Barrett for legislation relative to fire safety education in schools and colleges. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1579  SD.532 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1579) of James B. Eldridge, Ruth B. Balser, Liz Miranda, Jack Patrick 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.1897  SD.172 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1897) of Eric P. Lesser, Patrick M. O'Connor, Jason M. Lewis, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide financial relief to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Revenue.
S.1919  SD.1799 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1919) of Joan B. Lovely, Bradford Hill, Thomas P. Walsh, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to real estate tax abatements to help businesses impacted by the Phase IV reopening plan. Revenue.
S.1973  SD.1592 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1973) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Jason M. Lewis, Joan B. Lovely, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to advance and promote genocide education. Revenue.
S.2027  SD.664 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2027) of Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation for the issuance of an annual proclamation by the Governor to designate the second Monday in October as indigenous people's day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2030  SD.1774 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2030) of Joanne M. Comerford, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Jack Patrick Lewis, Erika Uyterhoeven and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a jail and prison construction moratorium. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2082  SD.2143 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2082) of Jason M. Lewis, Kay Khan, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to modernize participation in public meetings. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2136  SD.2205 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2136) of Joseph A. Boncore, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to transition Massachusetts to clean electricity, heating, and transportation. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2166  HD.2456 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2166) of Kenneth I. Gordon and Cindy F. Friedman (by vote of the town) for legislation to change the name of the board of selectmen in the town of Burlington to select board. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2168  HD.304 By Mr. Haggerty of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2168) of Richard M. Haggerty, Michelle L. Ciccolo and Cindy F. Friedman (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to amend the charter of the city of Woburn to change the name of the members of the city council from "alderman" to "city councilor". Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2200  SD.834 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2200) of Jason M. Lewis, Kenneth I. Gordon, Jack Patrick Lewis, Carmine Lawrence Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a comprehensive statewide policy concerning streaming entertainment services and the recovery of municipal costs for the management and maintenance of digital infrastructure. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2251  SD.1246 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2251) of Bruce E. Tarr, Adam Gomez, Lori A. Ehrlich, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the use of elephants, big cats, primates, giraffes, and bears in traveling exhibits and shows. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.2282  SD.411 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2282) of Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis, Julian Cyr, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to gender identity on Massachusetts identification. Transportation.
S.2289  SD.273 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2289) of Brendan P. Crighton, Adam Gomez, Harriette L. Chandler, Adam G. Hinds and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to work and family mobility during and subsequent to the COVID-19 emergency. Transportation.
S.2304  SD.2040 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2304) of Julian Cyr, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate debt-based incarceration and suspensions. Transportation.
S.2495  Senate, July 19, 2021 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 318) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Christina A. Minicucci, Vanna Howard, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student sex education; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 615) of Natalie M. Higgins, Jack Patrick Lewis and others for legislation to authorize a consent program to prevent and reduce the incidence of sexual assault; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 673) of James J. O'Day, Vanna Howard and others relative to public schools choosing to teach human sexual education or human sexuality issues, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2495).
S.2525  Senate, September 13, 2021 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 370) of Michael O. Moore, John C. Velis and Eric P. Lesser for legislation to establish a hate crimes grant program; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1973) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Jason M. Lewis, Joan B. Lovely, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to advance and promote genocide education; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 563) of Michael S. Day and others relative to the establishment of a grant program for the education and prevention of hate crimes and incidences of bias in public schools; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 692) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others relative to requiring instruction on the Holocaust and genocide in public schools, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2525) (Representative Pease of Westfield dissenting).
S.2534  An Act relative to healthy youth
S.2540  Senate, September 23, 2021 -- Text of the Senate Bill relative to gender identity on Massachusetts identification (being the text of Senate, No. 2533, printed as amended).
S.2541  Senate, September 23, 2021 -- Text of the Senate Bill relative to healthy youth (being the text of Senate, No. 2534, printed as amended)
S.2545  SENATE, Thursday, September 30, 2021 - The committee on Ways and Means to whom was referred the Senate Bill fostering voter opportunities, trust, equity and security (Senate, No. 459),-- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2545).
S.2554  Senate, October 6, 2021 -- Text of the Senate Bill fostering voter opportunities, trust, equity and security (being the text of Senate, No. 2545, printed as amended)
S.2557  Senate, October 14, 2021 -- The committee on Senate Ways and Means, to whom was referred the Senate Bill concerning genocide education (Senate, No. 2525),- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2557).
S.2584  An Act addressing barriers to care for mental health
H.3464  HD.1476 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3464) of Sean Garballey and Cindy F. Friedman relative to regulating the traffic utilization of Route 60 in the town of Arlington and the city of Medford. Transportation.
H.3820  HD.3563 By Mr. Haggerty of Woburn, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 9) of Richard M. Haggerty, Cindy F. Friedman and Michelle L. Ciccolo (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to allow the mayor of the city of Woburn to fill vacancies on the Board of Trustees of the Woburn Library Corporation. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3891  HD.4207 By Ms. Ciccolo of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3891) of Michelle L. Ciccolo (by vote of the town) that the town of Lexington be authorized to establish a commercial linkage fee to certain commercial construction building permits issued by said town for the purpose of affordable housing. Housing. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3893  HD.4209 By Ms. Ciccolo of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3893) of Michelle L. Ciccolo and Cindy F. Friedman (by vote of the town) that the town of Lexington be authorized to adopt and enforce local regulations restricting new fossil fuel infrastructure in certain construction. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3947  Substituted by the House, on motion of Ms. Garlick of Needham, for a Bill to amend the charter of the city of Woburn to change the name of the members of the city council from "alderman" to "city councilor" (House, No. 2168, changed) [Local Approval Received]. July 14, 2021.
H.4202  HD.4461 By Ms. Meschino of Hull, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joan Meschino and others relative to waivers for non-fault overpayments of certain unemployment insurance benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.