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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. Served 2005 - 2014 Democrat - 34th Middlesex

Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
  HD.4472 By Ms. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Linda Dean Campbell and others for legislation to require that financial institutions pay cities and towns fifty per cent of the property taxes owed on foreclosed mortgages. Financial Services.
  HD.4504 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to death benefits for police officers and firefighters. Public Service.
S.13  SD.695 By Mr. Rosenberg, petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 13) of Stanley Rosenberg, Thomas Kennedy, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the subject matter of initiative and referendum petitions. The Judiciary.
S.19  SD.1485 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, Senate, No. 19) of James B. Eldridge, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to creating a progressive income tax. Revenue.
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.37  SD.739 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 37) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Marc Lombardo, George Ross, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to educational stability for foster children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.43  SD.466 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 43) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Susan C. Fargo, David B. Sullivan and other members of the General Court for legislation to financially support foster children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.46  SD.1755 By Ms. Jehlen, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 46) of Story, Spilka, Sciortino and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate archaic language pertaining to individuals with disabilities [Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities].
H.46  HD.365 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 46) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to spouses under the definition of family members serving as paid caregivers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.47  HD.366 By Representatives Benson of Lunenburg and Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 47) of Jennifer E. Benson, Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to improve the personal care attendant program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.48  HD.367 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 48) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation improving access to services for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender elders and caregivers. 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.51  HD.723 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 51) of James J. Dwyer and others for legislation to include persons with disabilities under the Health Disparities Council. 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.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.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.107  SD.1827 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 107) of Patricia D. Jehlen, William N. Brownsberger, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to greyhound simulcasting. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.140  HD.691 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 140) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. relative to high school graduation requirements. Education.
H.141  HD.697 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 141) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for appointment by the Governor of a commission to make an investigation and study of graduation requirements for students in the public schools of the Commonwealth. Education.
H.149  HD.370 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 149) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to an alternate MCAS completion plan for students with certain disabilities. Education.
S.150  SD.339 By Mr. Brewer, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 150) of Stephen M. Brewer, Barry R. Finegold, Thomas P. Conroy, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to an independent analysis of expanding gaming in the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies].
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.
S.153  SD.1804 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 153) of Wolf, Timilty, Story and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote efficiency and transparency in economic development [Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies].
H.159  HD.423 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Tolman, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 159) of Tom Sannicandro, Mark J. Cusack, Kimberly N. Ferguson, Steven A. Tolman and others for legislation to promote the successful transition of students with disabilities to post-secondary education, employment and independent living. Education.
H.168  HD.421 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 168) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others for legislation to provide equal opportunity for special education. Education.
H.176  HD.974 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 176) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to reducing the size of certain classes and enhancing student opportunity for achievement and results. Education.
H.177  HD.990 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 177) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to school exclusion data and school dropout reduction. Education.
H.178  HD.995 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 178) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to long-term suspensions and expulsions of school students. Education.
H.179  HD.999 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 179) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the teaching of health education in schools. Education.
S.183  SD.1635 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 183) of Harriette L. Chandler, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Byron Rushing and other members of the General Court for legislation to design civics as a high school graduation requirement. Education.
S.186  SD.1378 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 186) of Katherine M. Clark, Stephen L. DiNatale, John V. Fernandes, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to charter schools. Education.
S.190  SD.1869 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 190) of Katherine M. Clark, Denise Andrews, Cory Atkins, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation realtive to healthy youth. Education.
H.192  HD.916 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 192) of Sean Garballey and others relative to age requirements in local elections. Election Laws.
H.196  HD.559 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 196) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to ensuring secure voting equipment. Election Laws.
H.202  HD.564 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 202) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to enable cities and towns to extend voting rights in municipal elections to certain non-citizens of the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
H.214  HD.982 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 214) of Alice K. Wolf and others directing the Secretary of the Commonwealth to promulgate regulations for the implementation of an "instant runoff voting" method of preference for candidates for Representative to the United States Congress. Election Laws.
S.216  SD.1515 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 216) of Thomas M. McGee, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve quality physical education. Education.
S.221  SD.1649 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 221) of Richard T. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico, Christine E. Canavan, Susan C. Fargo and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to providing Chapter 70 accountability for adequate access to school nursing . 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.
H.252  HD.230 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 252) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require producer responsibility for collection reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.279  SD.1256 By Mr. Montigny, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 279) of Chang-Diaz, Chan, Sciortino and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish safe staffing levels at skilled nursing facilities [Joint Committee on Elder Affairs].
S.298  SD.1496 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 298) of Katherine M. Clark, Brian M. Ashe, Cory Atkins, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish online voter registration. Election Laws.
S.304  SD.1530 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 304) of James B. Eldridge, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Kenneth J. Donnelly, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to disclosure of political spending . Election Laws.
S.305  SD.1531 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 305) of James B. Eldridge, Cory Atkins, Kay Khan, Tom Sannicandro and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to accountability for corporate political spending. Election Laws.
S.306  SD.1802 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 306) of James B. Eldridge, Jay R. Kaufman, Ruth B. Balser, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to modernize our voter registration system. Election Laws.
S.308  SD.1825 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 308) of James B. Eldridge, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Kay Khan, Paul W. Mark and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to fair election in Massachusetts. Election Laws.
S.314  SD.870 By Mr. Rosenberg, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 314) of Stanley C. Rosenberg, Thomas P. Kennedy, Denise Provost, Frank I. Smizik and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the integrity of initiative and referendum petitions. Election Laws.
H.324  HD.780 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 324) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to provide hearing aid coverage for persons with profound hearing loss. Financial Services.
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.
S.330  SD.269 By Mr. Brewer, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 330) of Stephen M. Brewer, Denise Andrews, John P. Fresolo and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the management of problem wildlife [Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture].
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.
S.343  SD.725 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 343) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Byron Rushing, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote healthy communities and the environment. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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.345  HD.196 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 345) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to establish a division of health insurance under the supervision and control of the commissioner of health insurance. Health Care Financing.
H.348  HD.978 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 348) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to establishing a childhood vaccine program and immunization registry. Health Care Financing.
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.
S.397  SD.1411 By Mr. Tolman, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 397) of Naughton, Ashe, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation for a healthy Massachusetts: safer alternatives to toxic chemicals [Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture].
H.408  HD.144 By Mr. Brownsberger of Belmont, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 408) of William N. Brownsberger and others for legislation to establish civil or criminal penalties for motorists failing to yield to bicyclists. The Judiciary.
H.418  HD.270 By Mr. Costello of Newburyport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 418) of Michael A. Costello and Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. for legislation to regulate the period of time for the commencement of actions against providers of health care. The Judiciary.
H.422  HD.201 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 422) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to requiring the posting of security for the seizure and impoundment of certain animals. The Judiciary.
H.451  HD.943 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 451) of Kay Khan and others relative to sibling visitation and court department placements. The Judiciary.
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.465  HD.692 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 465) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to liability in tort actions against emergency medical treatment administered in compliance with the federal Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act. The Judiciary.
H.467  HD.678 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 467) of Ronald Mariano, Thomas P. Conroy and Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. relative to medical malpractice liability of health professionals in emergency response. The Judiciary.
H.490  HD.560 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 490) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the repeal or reform of certain archaic laws. The Judiciary.
H.492  HD.612 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 492) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the reform of laws implicating certain private consensual intimate conduct between adults. 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.494  HD.660 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 494) of Tom Sannicandro and others relative to the admissibility of evidence in judicial or administrative proceeding pertaining to adverse health care management. The Judiciary.
S.500  SD.1206 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 500) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Tom Sannicandro, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a public health insurance option. Health Care Financing.
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.510  SD.827 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 510) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Bruce J. Ayers, John W. Scibak, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to regard MassHealth applications. Health Care Financing.
S.511  SD.1429 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 511) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Alice K. Wolf, Brian M. Ashe, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage preventive care. 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.
S.540  SD.1784 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 540) of Richard T. Moore, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide coverage for tobacco use cessation under Commonwealth Care. Health Care Financing.
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.548  HD.694 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 548) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to contracted security services on property of the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
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.
H.592  HD.913 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 592) of Sean Garballey and others promoting workplace safety for social workers. 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.598  HD.746 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 598) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish a health care outreach and education unit within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. 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.613  HD.879 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 613) of Denise Provost and others that the Department of Public Health develop "checklists of care" for hospitals to prevent medical errors and reduce infection rates. Public Health.
H.624  HD.239 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 624) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products. Public Health.
H.625  HD.371 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 625) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to regulate the medical use of marijuana by patients approved by physicians and certified by the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.629  HD.895 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 629) of Ellen Story and others relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age. Public Health.
S.671  SD.748 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 671) of Harriette L. Chandler, Cynthia S. Creem, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Katherine M. Clark and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public health. The Judiciary.
S.682  SD.1471 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 682) of Katherine M. Clark, Lori A. Ehrlich, Stephen L. DiNatale, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to domestic violence and animals. The Judiciary.
S.687  SD.368 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 687) of Cynthia S. Creem, Gloria L. Fox, James B. Eldridge, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation relative to special juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.761  HD.614 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 761) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to real estate tax relief for certain owners of residential property. Revenue.
S.764  SD.536 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 764) of Benjamin B. Downing, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Katherine M. Clark and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal rights of transgendered individuals. The Judiciary.
H.777  HD.705 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 777) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Thomas M. Menino and others relative to the taxation of public land used for commercial purposes. Revenue.
S.820  SD.31 By Mr. Montigny, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 820) of Mark C. Montigny, Louis L. Kafka, Antonio F. D. Cabral and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to anti-human trafficking and protection [Joint Committee on the Judiciary].
H.844  HD.224 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 844) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to exempt owners from providing an indemnity for certain lost or stolen registered bonds. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.879  HD.989 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 879) of Frank I. Smizik and others establishing the cost saving oil heat and propane energy efficiency program. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.890  HD.263 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 890) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to further regulating recycling rates and expanding the bottle bill, so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.907  HD.206 By Mr. Brownsberger of Belmont, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 907) of William N. Brownsberger and others relative to reducing permitted idling times for certain motor vehicles. Transportation.
S.972  SD.483 By Mr. Tolman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 972) of Steven A. Tolman, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Denise Andrews, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to an employee protection act. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.982  HD.1863 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 982) of James J. O'Day and others relative to job opportunities for people with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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.1028  HD.1333 By Mr. Torrisi of North Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1028) of David M. Torrisi and others for legislation to authorize the sale of alcoholic beverages on certain legal holidays. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.1029  HD.1336 By Mr. David M. Torrisi of North Andover, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 01029) of James Eldridge and others for legislation to further regulate the direct shipments of wine. Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.1033  SD.1729 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1033) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Cory Atkins, Jennifer E. Benson, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and other members of the General Court for legislation to further regulate municipal animal control. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1041  SD.1133 By Mr. Montigny, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1041) of Khan, Reinstein, Kafka and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a cat and dog spay and nueter fund [Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government].
H.1056  HD.1500 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1056) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to promote nutritional meals in the public schools. Education.
H.1063  HD.1822 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1063) of James J. O'Day and others relative to age appropriate sexual health education. 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.
H.1066  HD.1258 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1066) of Tom Sannicandro and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the impact of proprietary schools receiving certain public investments. Education.
H.1067  HD.1193 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1067) of Frank I. Smizik, Elizabeth A. Malia and Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. relative to charter 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.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.1097  HD.1515 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1097) of Kay Khan and others relative to personal care or managerial services contracts for families caring for elderly relatives. Elder Affairs.
H.1099  HD.1796 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1099) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to Department of Elder Affairs prevention and elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. Elder Affairs.
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.1110  HD.1277 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1110) of Robert M. Koczera, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and Gloria L. Fox relative to early voting. Election Laws.
H.1120  HD.1583 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1120) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to address changes for registered voters in the central registry of voters by the Secretary of State. Election Laws.
H.1124  HD.1568 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1124) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to protect from net loss public lands or easements taken or acquired for natural resource. 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.1156  HD.1094 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1156) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to establish a Mystic River water quality commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation and study of the conditions of said river for fishing, boating and swimming. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1163  HD.1019 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1163) of Ellen Story and others that manufacturers of mercury-added lamps implement a recycling program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1172  HD.1564 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1172) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of certain insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.1173  HD.1567 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1173) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of group or individual disability, accident or sickness insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.1177  HD.1656 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1177) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the continuity of care of mental health treatment. Financial Services.
H.1189  HD.1556 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1189) of Kay Khan, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. relative to the protection of consumers in the purchasing and administration of health care insurance. Financial Services.
H.1191  HD.1592 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1191) of Kay Khan and others relative to health insurance for human service providers and their employees. Financial Services.
S.1211  SD.1610 By Ms. Jehlen, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1211) of Welch, Walz, Story and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a primary safety belt law [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].
H.1212  HD.1039 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1212) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others for legislation to establish an advisory commission on motor vehicle body repair labor rates for the purpose of implementing insurance reforms. Financial Services.
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.1224  HD.1527 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1224) of Jonathan Hecht and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to institutional long term care facilities. Health Care Financing.
H.1228  HD.1823 By Representative Lewis of Winchester and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1228) of Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and others relative to a public health insurance option. Health Care Financing.
H.1286  HD.1492 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1286) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to certain court records. The Judiciary.
S.1290  SD.365 By Mr. Donnelly, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1290) of Lewis, Eldridge, Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to health reimbursement accounts [Joint Committee on Public Service].
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.1303  HD.1501 By Mr. Galvin of Canton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1303) of William C. Galvin and others that persons receiving treatment for drug overdoses be granted limited immunity from prosecution for possession of controlled substances. 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.1355  HD.1451 By Mr. Pedone of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1355) of Vincent A. Pedone and others relative to establishing mandatory foreclosure mediation with judicial review. The Judiciary.
H.1386  HD.1153 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1386) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to eminent domain takings. The Judiciary.
H.1387  HD.1157 By Ms. Marty Walz of Boston, petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, House, No. 01387) of Carl M. Sciortino and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to eminent domain takings. Joint Committee on 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.1398  HD.1620 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1398) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to require employers to grant a minimum number of paid sick leave days for all employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1409  HD.1047 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1409) of Martin J. Walsh and others clarifying parental rights to unpaid family leave. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1415  HD.1004 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1415) of Alice K. Wolf and others for legislation to further define comparable worth in the workplace. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1421  HD.1668 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1421) of Kay Khan, John P. Fresolo and others relative to juvenile mental health and substance abuse. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1422  HD.1977 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1422) of Kay Khan and others relative to mental health examinations and services for inmates of certain correctional institutions in the Commonwealth. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1423  HD.1985 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1423) of Kay Khan and others relative to the civil commitment of women for alcoholism and substance abuse at the Framingham Correctional Institution. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1442  SD.66 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1442) of James B. Eldridge, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Carolyn C. Dykema, Ellen Story and other members of the General Court for legislation to tax telephone and telegraph corporation machinery. Revenue.
S.1447  SD.1154 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1447) of James B. Eldridge, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., William N. Brownsberger and Sheila C. Harrington for legislation to establish biannual tax independence reports. Revenue.
S.1448  SD.1199 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1448) of James B. Eldridge, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., William N. Brownsberger, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a sunset for economic development tax expenditures. Revenue.
S.1450  SD.1527 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1450) of James B. Eldridge, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Geraldine M. Creedon, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to apply the sales tax to certain retail sales over the internet. Revenue.
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.1497  HD.1189 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1497) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to regulate the license, transfer, use, or sale of prescriber-identifiable data only for commercial purposes by pharmacies. 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.1506  HD.1294 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1506) of James J. O'Day and others relative to prohibiting mandatory overtime for certain health care workers. Public Health.
H.1529  HD.1562 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1529) of Harriette L. Chandler and others relative to the restoration of oral health benefits for MassHealth recipients. Public Health.
H.1557  HD.1016 By Mr. Honan of Boston and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1557) of Kevin G. Honan and others relative to further regulating the Architectural Access Board of the Department of Public Safety to promote accessible housing for people with disabilities. Housing.
H.1559  HD.1693 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1559) of Kay Khan and others relative to establishing a Massachusetts correction commission (including members of the General Court) to study, review and report on activities of the Department of Correction. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1609  HD.1600 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1609) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to permit certain higher education employees to withdraw from the optional retirement system and join the state retirement system. 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.1671  HD.1550 By Mr. Walsh of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1671) of Steven M. Walsh and others for legislation to authorize early childcare providers to participate in collective bargaining with the department of early education and care. Public Service.
H.1692  HD.1340 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1692) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to further regulate the sales tax imposed on the purchase of certain motor vehicles and bicycles. Revenue.
H.1695  HD.1085 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1695) of Jay R. Kaufman, Richard T. Moore and others for legislation to promote sales tax fairness for small businesses. Revenue.
H.1696  HD.1703 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1696) of Kay Khan and others relative to establishing a substance abuse health protection fund with collections from the sale of certain alcoholic beverages. Revenue.
S.1706  SD.479 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1706) of Robert L. Hedlund, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, James M. Murphy, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the treatment of elephants. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.1732  HD.1154 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1732) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to the taxation of contributions to retirement accounts. Revenue.
H.1736  HD.1495 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1736) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to the enhancment of access to electronic public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1737  HD.1506 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1737) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to access to public records in state agencies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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.1786  HD.1853 By Mr. Stephen R. Canessa of New Bedford, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 01786) of Carl M. Sciortino and others for an investigation by the Executive Office of Transportation and the Turnpike Authority of the establishment of a fully-automated toll collection system . Joint Committee on Transportation.
H.1832  HD.1351 By Representative Torrisi of North Andover and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1832) of David M. Torrisi and others for an appropriation of a certain sum of money to provide for the establishment of an education loan repayment program for social workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.1839  SD.1600 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1839) of James B. Eldridge, Linda Dorcena Forry, Peter V. Kocot, Susan C. Fargo and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote asset development in transitional assistance programs [Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities].
H.1839  HD.1352 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1839) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to regulate the powers of tree wardens in municipalities in the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1848  HD.1348 By Representative Mr. Hecht of Watertown, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 01848) of Sciortino and others that the Registry of Motor Vehicles be authorized to implement a discounted registration fee for certain motor vehicles. Joint Committee on Transportation.
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.
H.1862  HD.2361 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1862) of James J. O'Day and others relative to housing and support services for unaccompanied homeless youth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.1897  HD.2759 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1897) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.1917  HD.2726 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1917) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the membership of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. 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.1940  HD.2233 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1940) of William N. Brownsberger and others for legislation to include the history of working people and the labor movement in the United States in the public school curriculum. Education.
H.1968  HD.2097 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1968) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to provide for the establishment of senior citizen safety zones in cities and towns. Elder Affairs.
H.1979  HD.2003 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1979) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to authorize persons to pre-register to vote prior to their eighteenth birthday. Election Laws.
H.1980  HD.2006 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1980) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to authorize local boards of registrars to perform random audits of election results in precincts. Election Laws.
H.1985  HD.2250 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1985) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to strengthen certain provisions of the campaign finance laws. Election Laws.
H.2009  HD.2129 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2009) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to the protection of right whales within the coastal waters of the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2017  HD.2979 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2017) of Peter V. Kocot and others for the establishment of product stewardship programs to provide free of charge recycling when products are sold or discarded. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.2017  SD.2097 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2017) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Paul J. Donato, Sean Garballey and Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to authorize the city of Medford to reimburse the Water Enterprise Fund. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2021  HD.2992 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2021) of Denise Provost and others that the Department of Environmental Protection and the Department of Public Health develop health risk assessment guidelines of proposed school construction sites. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.2025  SD.2100 Authorizing the city of Somerville to incur debt to maintain property leased, licensed, or otherwise under the control of the city pursuant to an agreement between the city and the Commonwealth
H.2048  HD.2060 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2048) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to provide health insurance coverage for tobacco use cessation treatment. Financial Services.
H.2074  HD.2096 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2074) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to prohibit certain discretionary authority by insurers. Financial Services.
H.2086  HD.2996 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2086) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to establish criteria for MassHealth hardship waivers. Health Care Financing.
H.2109  HD.2036 By Representatives Wolf of Cambridge and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2109) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to the eligibility of students for in-state tuition rates and fees at public higher educational institutions. Higher Education.
H.2234  HD.2220 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2234) of Kay Khan and others relative to safe pregnancies and related health care for female inmates. 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.2256  HD.2783 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2256) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to prohibiting the prosecution of persons seeking medical assistance for the costs of drug-related overdoses. The Judiciary.
H.2266  HD.2272 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2266) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentencing laws for drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.2267  HD.2371 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2267) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to further regulating the school zone law for drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.2277  HD.2838 By Representatives Walsh of Boston and Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2277) of Martin J. Walsh, Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the protection of children under the age of 18 who have been subject to sexual exploitation. The Judiciary.
H.2291  HD.2988 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2291) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to increase the minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2326  HD.2908 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2326) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the care of animals in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.2350  HD.2974 By Representative Hogan of Stow and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2350) of Karen E. Spilka, Kate Hogan and others relative to the release of a body by the medical examiner to a person charged with an offense which resulted in the death of the deceased. Public Health.
H.2368  HD.2068 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2368) of Kay Khan and others relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
H.2369  HD.2867 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2369) of Kay Khan and others relative to certified professional midwives and enhancing the practice of nurse-midwives. Public Health.
H.2452  HD.2987 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2452) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to provide smoking and tobacco use cessation treatment benefits to active and retired public employees. Public Service.
H.2453  HD.2982 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2453) of Kate Hogan, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and Elizabeth A. Malia for legislation to consider certain private human service providers public employees for purposes of access to health care coverage. Public Service.
H.2516  HD.2986 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2516) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to the taxation of telephone or telegraph corporations. Revenue.
H.2553  HD.2261 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2553) of James J. O'Day and others relative to the taxation of certain income. Revenue.
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.2655  HD.2558 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2655) of Dykema and others for legislation to preserve the right of way for the North/South rail link Joint Committee on Transportation.
H.2659  HD.2995 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2659) of Denise Provost, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and Kay Khan relative to transportation financing. Transportation.
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.2722  HD.3440 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2722) of Denise Provost and others relative to the enrollment of students in charter schools. Education.
H.2733  HD.3005 By Mr. Mark of Hancock, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2733) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to allow public employees to raise funds for their own candidacy. Election Laws.
H.2735  HD.3113 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2735) of Denise Provost and others relative to to initiative and referendum petitions. Election Laws.
H.2753  HD.3197 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2753) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to reduce human exposure to particulate matter pollution. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2831  HD.3047 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2831) of Kay Khan and others that the Department of Corrections issue regulations relative to the classification of prisoners. The Judiciary.
H.2875  HD.1382 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2875) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to further regulate the method of calculating the period of time for employees in filing certain complaints with the Attorney General under the labor relations laws of the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2905  HD.3202 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2905) of Denise Provost and others relative to the reporting on health effects of particulate matter. Public Health.
H.2906  HD.3178 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2906) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to increase routine screening for the HIV virus. Public Health.
H.3003  HD.3203 By Representative Moran of Boston and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3003) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to establish tax transparency and strengthen the reporting requirements of public charities and to establish reporting requirements for the trustees and directors of public charities. Revenue.
H.3079  HD.3218 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3079) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to provide for the safety of road useres. Transportation.
H.3170  HD.3465 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3170) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Patricia A. Haddad and Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. that certain public employee retirement funds be invested in assets in businesses, real estate, or other investments located within gateway cities, so-called. Public Service.
H.3286  HD.3364 By Representatives Dykema of Holliston and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3286) of Carolyn C. Dykema, Jonathan Hecht and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the implementation of evidence-based practices in the judicial system. 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.3350  HD.2026 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3350) of Alice K. Wolf and others for legislation to provide a local option for instant runoff voting in city or town elections. Election Laws.
H.3425  HD.1924 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3425) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., and others relative to the Massachusetts Military Family Relief Fund. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3442  HD.3708 By Representative Provost of Somerville and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3442) of Denise Provost and others (with the approval of the mayor and board of alderman) relative to the charter of the city of Somerville. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3456  HD.3744 By Representative Toomey of Cambridge and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3456) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to authorize the city of Somerville to use Harris Park for purposes other than a park or a playground. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3516  HD.3687 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Marty Walz and others for legislation to regulate the compensation payable to board members of public charities. The Judiciary.
H.3692  HD.3956 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Martha M. Walz and others establishing a State House arts commission to maintain custody and care of all works of art and historical artifacts at the State House. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3851  HD.4175 By Ms. Provost of Somerville and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3851) of Denise Provost and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to the sale of alcoholic beverages in the city of Somerville. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
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.3975  HD.4151 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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.