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The 193rd 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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S.34  SD.1343 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 34) of Jason M. Lewis, Paul W. Mark, John J. Cronin, Joanne M. Comerford 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. Advanced Information Technology, the Internet and Cybersecurity.
S.75  SD.501 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 75) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Rebecca L. Rausch, Jack Patrick Lewis, Mark C. Montigny and other members of the General Court for legislation to lift kids out of deep poverty. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.152  SD.212 By Mr. Cronin, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 152) of John J. Cronin, Jack Patrick Lewis, Kimberly N. Ferguson, Carmine Lawrence Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand wheelchair warranty protections for consumers with disabilities. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.174  SD.1432 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 174) of Barry R. Finegold for legislation to protect patient privacy and prevent unfair and deceptive advertising of pregnancy-related services. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.247  SD.337 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 247) of Cynthia Stone Creem and Susannah M. Whipps for legislation relative to remodel public school athletics through social-emotional learning. Education.
S.268  SD.2199 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 268) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Robyn K. Kennedy, Rebecca L. Rausch, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to healthy youth. Education.
S.301  SD.667 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 301) of Jason M. Lewis, Susan L. Moran, Robyn K. Kennedy, Liz Miranda and other members of the General Court 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.
H.316  HD.1071 By Representative Haggerty of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 316) of Richard M. Haggerty (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Woburn be authorized to extend the time for the issuance of alcoholic beverage licenses in said city. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
S.410  SD.1458 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 410) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, John F. Keenan and other members of the Senate for legislation to make voting administrative changes to create equitable systemic solutions. Election Laws.
S.487  SD.1144 By Mr. Feeney, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 487) of Paul R. Feeney, Jack Patrick Lewis, Sean Garballey, Vanna Howard and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to pesticides. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.540  SD.1729 By Ms. Moran, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 540) of Susan L. Moran, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Vanna Howard, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to empower towns and cities to protect residents and the environment from harmful pesticides. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.1166  SD.237 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1166) of Ryan C. Fattman, Joseph D. McKenna, Brian M. Ashe, Alyson M. Sullivan-Almeida and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure domestic violence victims' protections for all employees in the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1334  SD.603 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1334) of Joanne M. Comerford, Hannah Kane, Jack Patrick Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to accelerate improvements to the local and regional public health system to address disparities in the delivery of public health services. Public Health.
S.1338  SD.649 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1338) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Hannah Kane, Susannah M. Whipps, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve food allergy awareness. Public Health.
S.1356  SD.2053 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1356) of Julian Cyr, Kate Hogan, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect Massachusetts public health from PFAS. Public Health.
S.1771  SD.1982 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1771) of Joanne M. Comerford, Patricia D. Jehlen, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to grant a local option for a real estate transfer fee to fund affordable housing. Revenue.
S.1979  SD.661 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1979) of Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis, Michael J. Barrett, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a jail and prison construction moratorium. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2104  SD.2038 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2104) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford and others for legislation to expand the Bottle Bill. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2462  RESOLUTIONS CALLING ON THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT TO CONTINUE TO STAND WITH THE PEOPLE OF ISRAEL IN THEIR TIME OF NEED, SUPPORT THE VICTIMS OF THE RECENT TERRORIST ATTACK AGAINST THE STATE OF ISRAEL AND WORK TOWARDS THE SAFE RETURN OF THOSE WHO ARE BEING HELD HOSTAGE
S.2479  Senate, October 19, 2023 -- The committee on Labor and Workforce Development, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1166) of Ryan C. Fattman, Joseph D. McKenna, Brian M. Ashe, Alyson M. Sullivan-Almeida and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure domestic violence victims' protections for all employees in the Commonwealth; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1919) of Joseph D. McKenna, Ryan C. Fattman and others relative to employment protections for domestic violence victims, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2479).
S.2492  Senate, October 30, 2023 -- The committee on Health Care Financing, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 732) of John J. Cronin for legislation to promote comprehensive transparency in the pharmaceutical industry; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 749) of Cindy F. Friedman, Rebecca L. Rausch, Susannah M. Whipps, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to pharmaceutical access, costs and transparency; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 767) of Jason M. Lewis for legislation to define modest meals and refreshments in prescriber education settings; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 778) of Paul W. Mark for legislation to bring down the cost of prescription drugs; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 783) of Mark C. Montigny and Michael J. Barrett for legislation to promote transparency and prevent price gouging of pharmaceutical drug prices; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 784) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation relative to coverage for chronic illness; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 797) of Jacob R. Oliveira for legislation to bring down the cost of prescription drugs; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 619) of Nicholas A. Boldyga relative to establishing a prescription drug rebate program for seniors; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1176) of Edward F. Coppinger and others relative to promoting comprehensive transparency in the pharmaceutical industry; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1201) of Kate Hogan relative to the pricing of prescription drugs; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1205) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others that the Health Policy Commission and health insurers create listings of certain high cost prescription drugs and that the Attorney General require drug manufacturers to provide information to justify increases in costs; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1206) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to contracts between the MassHealth program and pharmaceutical benefit managers; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1215) of John J. Lawn, Jr., and others relative to pharmacy benefit managers; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1246) of William M. Straus relative to drug prices paid by carriers; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1247) of Alyson M. Sullivan-Almeida, Michael J. Soter and David F. DeCoste relative to pharmacy benefit managers reimbursements to pharmacies in the Commonwealth, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2492).
S.2499  An Act relative to pharmaceutical access, costs and transparency
S.2520  An Act relative to pharmaceutical access, costs and transparency
S.2541  Senate, January 2, 2024 -- The committee on Senate Ways and Means, to whom was referred the Senate Bill expanding wheelchair warranty protections for consumers with disabilities (Senate, No. 152),- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2541).
S.2546  Senate, January 4, 2024 -- Text of the Senate Bill expanding wheelchair warranty protections for consumers with disabilities (Senate, No. 2546) (being the text of Senate, No. 2541, printed as amended)
S.2564  Senate, January 29, 2024 --The committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 175) of Cindy F. Friedman, Joanne M. Comerford, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Lydia Edwards and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the disclosure of toxic chemicals in children’s products; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 318) of James K. Hawkins and others for legislation to direct the Department of Environmental Protection to publish a toxic chemicals of concern consumer products list, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2564).
S.2619  An Act providing affordable and accessible high-quality early education and care to promote child development and well-being and support the economy in the Commonwealth
S.2686  An Act relative to healthy youth
S.2694  Senate, February 29, 2024 -- Text of the Senate Bill relative to healthy youth (Senate, No. 2692) (being the text of Senate, No. 2686, printed as amended)
S.2707  Senate, March 14, 2024 -- Text of the Senate Bill ensuring affordability, readiness and learning for our youth and driving economic development (Senate, No. 2707) (being the text of Senate, No. 2697, printed as amended)
H.2740  HD.3085 By Representative Ciccolo of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2740) of Michelle L. Ciccolo, Cindy F. Friedman and Michael J. Barrett (by vote of the town) that the town of Lexington be authorized to establish a surcharge on specific commercial development activities for the purpose of funding the creation of community housing. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2741  HD.3088 By Representative Ciccolo of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2741) of Michelle L. Ciccolo, Cindy F. Friedman and Michael J. Barrett (by vote of the town) relative to authorizing a development surcharge for community housing in the town of Lexington. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2741  April 22, 2024 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 240) of Nick Collins for legislation relative to mental health education; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 247) of Cynthia Stone Creem and Susannah M. Whipps for legislation relative to remodel public school athletics through social-emotional learning; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 248) of Cynthia Stone Creem and Vanna Howard for legislation to promote social-emotional learning; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 276) of Barry R. Finegold and Vanna Howard for legislation relative to safety and violence education for students (the SAVE Students Act); (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 333) of Jacob R. Oliveira and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation relative to prescription opioid abuse prevention education; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 342) of Pavel M. Payano for legislation relative to substance use education in public schools; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 346) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Lydia Edwards and James B. Eldridge for legislation to ensuring access to mental health supports in K-12 schools; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 350) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation relative to physical and social recess in schools, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2741).
S.2771  May 9, 2024 -- The committee on Advanced Information Technology, the Internet and Cybersecurity, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 34) of Jason M. Lewis, Paul W. Mark, John J. Cronin, Joanne M. Comerford 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, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2771).
S.2785  May 16, 2024 -- The committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1246) of Cindy F. Friedman, Rebecca L. Rausch and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to provide more timely treatment of inpatient mental health care; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1994) of Kay Khan, Samantha Montaño and Rebecca L. Rausch relative to inpatient mental health care treatment, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2785).
S.2799  An Act making voting administrative changes to create equitable systemic solutions
S.2821  Senate, June 13, 2024The committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1979) of Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis, Michael J. Barrett, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a jail and prison construction moratorium, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2821).
H.4223  HD.4732 By Representative Ciccolo of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4223) of Michelle L. Ciccolo and Cindy F. Friedman (by vote of the town) that the town of Lexington be authorized to establish ranked choice voting for certain offices in said town. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4603  REPORT of the SPECIAL JOINT COMMITTEE on INITIATIVE PETITIONS on the INITIATIVE PETITION of DIANA DIZOGLIO AND OTHERS FOR THE PASSAGE OF AN ACT EXPRESSLY AUTHORIZING THE AUDITOR TO AUDIT THE LEGISLATURE (see House, No. 4251)
H.4604  REPORT of the SPECIAL JOINT COMMITTEE on INITIATIVE PETITIONS on the INITIATIVE PETITION of DEBORAH THERESE MCCARTHY AND OTHERS FOR THE PASSAGE OF AN ACT REQUIRING THAT DISTRICTS CERTIFY THAT STUDENTS HAVE MASTERED THE SKILLS, COMPETENCIES AND KNOWLEDGE OF THE STATE STANDARDS AS A REPLACEMENT FOR THE MCAS GRADUATION REQUIREMENT (see House, No. 4252)
H.4650  HD.5097 By Representative Ciccolo of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4650) of Michelle L. Ciccolo, Cindy F. Friedman and Michael J. Barrett (by vote of the town) that the town of Lexington be authorized to satisfy legal notice requirements by digital publication. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4663  HD.5102 By Representative Ciccolo of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4663) of Michelle L. Ciccolo, Cindy F. Friedman and Michael J. Barrett (by vote of the town) that the town of Lexington be authorized to grant ten additional licenses for the sale of wine and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises in said town. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.