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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Cory Atkins Served 2009 - 2018 Democrat - 14th Middlesex

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  Cory.Atkins@mahouse.gov

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Boston, MA, 02133
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Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
  SD.1867 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Denise Provost, David M. Rogers, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote awareness of safe recreation in public waterways. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
  HD.4115 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to raise the minimum tobacco sales age to 21. Public Health.
  HD.4458 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James Arciero and others relative to the Lance Corporal Andrew J. Zabierek Memorial Bridge in the town of Chelmsford. Transportation.
H.69  HD.160 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 69) of Martha M. Walz and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to eminent domain takings. The Judiciary.
S.80  SD.711 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 80) of Michael Barrett, Cleon H. Turner, Paul McMurtry, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.85  HD.2243 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 85) of Nick Collins and others for legislation to enhance opportunities for children in the custody of the Commonwealth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.93  HD.1270 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 93) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to promote asset development in transitional assistance programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.93  SD.624 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 93) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Andrews, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide municipal control of liquor licenses. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.106  HD.1789 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 106) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others for legislation to prohibit the use of procedures which cause physical pain or deny a reasonable humane existence to persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.113  HD.2078 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 113) of John D. Keenan and others for legislation to establish a task force on child sexual abuse prevention. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.114  HD.872 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 114) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a pilot program to provide educational and training programs to low-income families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.133  SD.113 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 133) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Cory Atkins for legislation relative to check cashing fees. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.135  HD.364 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 135) of James J. O'Day and others relative to housing and support services to unaccompanied homeless youth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.151  HD.1379 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 151) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to assist people with disabilities in realizing their rights and exercising their responsibilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.154  HD.2607 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 154) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to the protection of the mental and physical health of minors from sexual orientation and/or gender identity change efforts. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.168  HD.3454 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 168) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to expand access to healthy foods through improved nutritional products at corner stores and farmers markets. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.172  HD.2608 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 172) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and Cory Atkins relative to commercial rebate expiration. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.174  SD.1120 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 174) of James B. Eldridge, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Mark C. Montigny, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transparency of economic development spending. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.179  HD.2742 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 179) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to expand the sale of products by farmer breweries. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.203  SD.668 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 203) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jason M. Lewis, Bruce E. Tarr, Eileen M. Donoghue and other members of the General Court for legislation to involve youth in civic engagement. Education.
H.205  HD.618 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 205) of James J. Dwyer and others for legislation to require businesses offering travel services to provide consumers with health and safety information relative to international destinations . Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.223  HD.1232 By Mr. Henriquez of Boston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 223) of Carlos Henriquez and others for legislation to limit fees charged by cashers of checks, drafts or money orders. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.228  SD.1052 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 228) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael J. Rodrigues, David T. Vieira, Denise C. Garlick and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to regional school district capital project funding. Education.
H.235  HD.2891 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 235) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to establish a process to identify toxic chemical substances used in consumer products. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.237  HD.1706 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 237) of John D. Keenan and others relative to streamlining home improvement contractor registration. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.239  HD.1728 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 239) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to exempt certain public water system employees from sprinkler fitters examining and licensing requirments. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.253  HD.1551 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 253) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to retail licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages at continuing care retirement communities. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.265  HD.1365 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 265) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to the use of credit cards at gasoline stations. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.266  HD.1392 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 266) of Sarah K. Peake, Benjamin B. Downing and Cory Atkins relative to time share resale and transfer service providers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.267  HD.999 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 267) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.269  HD.1761 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 269) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to the sale of second hand motor vehicles by municipalities. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.270  HD.2020 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 270) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to the granting of temporary licenses for the sale of wine, beer and malt liquor at auctions. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.271  HD.3304 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 271) of Alice Hanlon Peisch, John W. Scibak and Cory Atkins relative to special alcohol licenses for nonprofit organizations. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.273  HD.2006 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 273) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to off-premise consumption of malt beverages . Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.302  HD.3337 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 302) of Chris Walsh and others relative to the sale of alcohol on Sundays. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.313  SD.436 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 313) of Katherine M. Clark, Jason M. Lewis, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish online voter registration. Election Laws.
S.318  SD.991 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 318) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Andrews, Sal N. DiDomenico, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote voter registration. Election Laws.
S.320  SD.1079 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 320) of James B. Eldridge, Robert M. Koczera, Timothy R. Madden, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to accountability for corporate political spending. Election Laws.
S.321  SD.1082 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 321) of James B. Eldridge, Cory Atkins, William N. Brownsberger, Christopher G. Fallon and other members of the General Court for legislation to disclose political spending. Election Laws.
H.321  HD.304 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Rosenberg, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 321) of Sarah K. Peake, Stanley C. Rosenberg and others relative to coordinating the availability of transit services to employees of existing and expanding businesses by the Massachusetts Office of Business Development. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.324  HD.2634 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 324) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to transparency in economic development spending. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.324  SD.1094 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 324) of James B. Eldridge and Cory Atkins for legislation to require the use of paper ballots. Election Laws.
H.335  HD.520 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 335) of Jennifer E. Benson and Cory Atkins for legislation to grant additional aid to newly-created regional school districts. Education.
H.347  HD.702 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 347) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to promoting gender equity training in education. Education.
S.357  SD.961 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 357) of James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to require producer responsibility for collection reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.373  HD.619 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 373) of James J. Dwyer and others for legislation to impose a moratorium on newly-mandated education pograms and expenses. Education.
S.378  SD.170 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 378) of Michael O. Moore, Michael Barrett, Todd M. Smola, James T. Welch and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the costs imposed upon the municipal and district ratepayers due to public drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems capital upgrades. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.380  HD.1088 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 380) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to fees paid for school transportation. Education.
S.380  SD.769 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 380) of Michael O. Moore, Michael J. Rodrigues, Sal N. DiDomenico, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to food trusts. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.385  HD.322 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 385) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to an alternate MCAS completion plan for students with certain disabilities. Education.
H.387  HD.3025 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator DiDomenico, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 387) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Sal N. DiDomenico and others relative to early home childcare certification. Education.
H.389  HD.3058 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 389) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to requiring mandatory physical education for all students in grades K-12. Education.
S.398  SD.1126 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 398) of Michael F. Rush, Martin J. Walsh, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to requiring recycling in state buildings. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.437  SD.995 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 437) of James B. Eldridge, James M. Murphy, Benjamin Swan, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to providing health insurance coverage for cochlear implants in children. Financial Services.
H.443  HD.2039 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 443) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to suicide prevention training in schools. Education.
H.444  HD.2627 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 444) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others that the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education be directed to promulgate emergency regulations to modify the process governing the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS). Education.
H.450  HD.360 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 450) of James J. O'Day and others relative to age-appropriate sexual health education. Education.
H.453  HD.1547 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 453) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to high school graduation requirements for students with learning disabilities. Education.
H.454  HD.1882 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 454) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to bullying in schools. Education.
H.468  HD.2063 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 468) of Denise Provost and others relative to the enrollment of students in charter schools. Education.
H.476  HD.2651 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 476) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to funding for improvements to early education child care facilities. Education.
H.478  HD.2685 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 478) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others that physical education be a required subject in all grades for all students in public schools and charter schools. Education.
H.488  HD.2614 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 488) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to promoting and accountability for education of mobile student populations. Education.
H.502  HD.2681 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 502) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to reduce special education referrals and costs. Education.
S.502  SD.119 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 502) of Harriette L. Chandler, Kay Khan, Gale D. Candaras, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish criteria for Masshealth hardship waivers. Health Care Financing.
S.504  SD.482 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 504) of Katherine M. Clark, Elizabeth A. Malia, Kay Khan, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for primary and preventative health care services for certain children in the Commonwealth. . Health Care Financing.
H.515  HD.153 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 515) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to private school transportation. Education.
H.520  HD.226 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 520) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to ensure behavioral health and safety in the public schools. Education.
H.521  HD.241 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 521) of Martha M. Walz, Cory Atkins and Denise Andrews relative to teacher compensation in regional school districts. Education.
H.523  HD.1031 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 523) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to reduce the school dropout rate and assist students who have dropped out. Education.
H.525  HD.1033 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 525) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to enhancing the educational opportunities for expectant and parenting students. Education.
H.530  HD.1502 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 530) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to charter schools. Education.
H.540  HD.1582 By Representatives Canavan of Brockton and Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 540) of Christine E. Canavan and others for legislation to establish the Massachusetts Alzheimer's and related dementias acute care advisory committee. Elder Affairs.
H.547  HD.1215 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 547) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the prevention and elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression within the Department of Elder Affairs. Elder Affairs.
H.562  HD.455 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 562) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to the number of hours that polls are open for regional school district elections. Election Laws.
H.566  HD.3298 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 566) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to campaign finance disclosure for certain candidates seeking the office of mayor in municipalities. Election Laws.
H.573  HD.293 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 573) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to municipal election ballots . Election Laws.
H.579  HD.3060 By Representatives Fox of Boston and Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 579) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to establish election day voter registration. Election Laws.
S.584  SD.51 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 584) of Michael O. Moore, Michael R. Knapik, Cory Atkins, Karen E. Spilka and others for legislation relative to nursing school articulation between degree granting programs of state and community colleges of the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
S.595  SD.834 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 595) of James B. Eldridge, Paul J. Donato and Cory Atkins for legislation relative to creating a statutory housing restriction and providing remedies related to statutory housing. Housing.
H.600  HD.685 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 600) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to ensuring secure voting equipment. Election Laws.
H.601  HD.1831 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 601) of John D. Keenan and others for legislation to reimburse municipalities for special election costs. Election Laws.
H.604  HD.1995 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 604) of Robert M. Koczera and others for legislation to provide for early voting in cities and towns. Election Laws.
H.605  HD.2012 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 605) of Robert M. Koczera and others for legislation to allow unenrolled voters to serve on local election commissions and boards of registrars of voters. Election Laws.
H.607  HD.2036 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 607) of Robert M. Koczera, Jay R. Kaufman and Cory Atkins for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the implementation of voting by mail. Election Laws.
H.613  HD.1016 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 613) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to authorize local boards of registrars to perform random audits of election results in precincts. Election Laws.
H.614  HD.1017 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 614) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to authorize persons to pre-register to vote prior to their eighteenth birthday. Election Laws.
H.615  HD.1018 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 615) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to establish procedures for early voting in elections in cities and towns. Election Laws.
H.623  HD.1468 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 623) of Jerald A. Parisella and others relative to voting overseas. Election Laws.
H.627  HD.634 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 627) of Denise Provost and others relative to initiative and referendum petitions. Election Laws.
H.628  HD.948 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 628) 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.630  HD.1723 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 630) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to further regulate campaign contributions involving political committees. Election Laws.
S.656  SD.1613 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 656) of Katherine M. Clark, Paul Brodeur, Donald H. Wong, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect our communities. The Judiciary.
H.664  HD.992 By Messrs. Calter of Kingston and Fresolo of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 664) of Thomas J. Calter and others for legislation to implement a boating education program within the Division of Law Enforcement of the Department of Fisheries, Wildlife and Environmental Law Enforcement. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.685  HD.1086 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 685) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the control of tick-borne illnesses by the State Reclamation and Mosquito Control Board. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.687  HD.2775 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 687) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish a sustainable water resource fund to mitigate water shortages. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.690  HD.3103 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 690) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish a capital outlay program for maintenance and improvements to municipal drinking, waste and storm water infrastructure assets . Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.696  HD.3089 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 696) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag pollution. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.706  HD.2577 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 706) of Sean Garballey and others relative to prohibiting additional incineration of solid waste materials. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.707  HD.2597 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 707) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to further regulate the use of hydraulic fracturing to stimulate the extraction of natural gas. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.712  HD.759 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 712) of Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation to enhance the management of problem wildlife. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.746  HD.1949 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 746) of Robert M. Koczera, Cory Atkins and Michael Barrett for legislation to further regulate the recycling of certain materials by multi-family residences within the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.756  HD.3259 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 756) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the Endangered Species Act. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.758  HD.2144 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 758) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to the implementation of strategies for reducing solid waste and increasing recycling in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.776  HD.1387 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 776) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to shellfish reporting. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.778  HD.1660 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 778) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to the Massachusetts Water Management Act. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.782  HD.385 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 782) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to exempt the personal use of milk and raw milk products by owners of cows and goats from certain laws governing the use of said products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.786  HD.2075 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 786) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to reduce human exposure to particulate matter pollution. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.787  HD.2249 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 787) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag use through regulations and incentives. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.788  HD.2380 By Representatives Provost of Somerville and Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 788) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to protect drinking water from hydraulic fracturing. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.789  HD.3087 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 789) of Denise Provost and others that the Department of Environmental Protection and the Department of Public Health be directed to develop health risk assessment guidelines for proposed school construction sites. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.801  HD.281 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 801) of Frank I. Smizik and others for the establishment of a clean vehicle emissions incentive program within the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.802  HD.850 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 802) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to further regulate the sale and disposal of mercury-added thermostats. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.803  HD.1092 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 803) 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.
H.814  HD.512 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator McGee, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 814) of Ellen Story, Thomas M. McGee and others that manufacturers of mercury-added lamps implement a recycling program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.828  HD.606 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 828) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to prohibiting the sale, installation and disposal of mercury thermostats. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.837  HD.1265 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 837) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of certain insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.838  HD.1269 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 838) 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.
S.843  SD.725 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 843) of Michael Barrett, Cleon H. Turner, Kenneth I. Gordon, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide fair chances for employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.851  SD.586 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 851) of Katherine M. Clark, Sal N. DiDomenico, Cory Atkins, Carlos Henriquez and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to enhanced enforcement of civil penalties. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.908  HD.1301 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 908) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to protecting consumers from unsolicited loans. Financial Services.
H.909  HD.1343 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 909) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to include childbirth under insurance policies providing for disability income. Financial Services.
S.927  SD.94 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 927) of Harriette L. Chandler, Mary S. Keefe, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Worcester County Commission on the Status of Women. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.929  HD.251 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 929) of Louis L. Kafka and others that health insurance policies that cover infantile cataract surgery provide coverage for aphakic lenses for treatment and rehabilitation. Financial Services.
H.931  HD.1433 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 931) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to health insurance coverage for mastectomies. Financial Services.
S.940  SD.585 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 940) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Andrews, Kay Khan, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage municipal recycling and composting. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.941  SD.588 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 941) of James B. Eldridge, Eileen M. Donoghue, Denise Andrews, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase recycling by landlords and tenants. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.944  SD.627 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 944) of James B. Eldridge, Ruth B. Balser, Cleon H. Turner, David M. Rogers and others for legislation to enforce municipal ordinances and bylaws. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.982  HD.1538 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 982) of John W. Scibak and others relative to increasing treatment choices in dental insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.986  HD.2612 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 986) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to require that group and non-group insurance plans cover medical or drug treatments to correct or repair disturbances of body composition caused by HIV-associated lipodystrophy syndrome. Financial Services.
S.1011  SD.1071 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1011) of James B. Eldridge, Benjamin Swan, Gloria L. Fox, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit the participation of health care professionals in the torture and abuse of prisoners. Public Health.
H.1046  HD.367 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1046) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to mandate the reporting of executive compensation by private sector human service agencies to the Commissioner of Administration. Health Care Financing.
H.1050  HD.2440 By Ms. Provost of Somerville and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1050) of Denise Provost and others relative to mammography services and breast cancer early detection for medical assistance recipients. Health Care Financing.
S.1054  SD.4 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1054) of Michael O. Moore, William Smitty Pignatelli, Cory Atkins, Paul K. Frost and others for legislation relative to dental hygienists. Public Health.
S.1055  SD.5 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1055) of Michael O. Moore, Martha M. Walz, Cory Atkins, Michael Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to restricting the marketing of other tobacco products. Public Health.
S.1056  SD.6 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1056) of Michael O. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico, Cory Atkins, Ellen Story and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to healthy cleaning products in schools. Public Health.
S.1057  SD.43 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1057) of Michael O. Moore, Michael R. Knapik, Cory Atkins, Walter F. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Massachusetts Alzheimers Project. Public Health.
H.1075  HD.3186 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1075) of Jerald A. Parisella and others relative to prohibiting the assessment of financial penalties on active duty military personnel withdrawing from postsecondary courses . Higher Education.
H.1077  HD.2639 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1077) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a student loan repayment pilot program to be administered by the Board of Higher Education for licensed social workers. Higher Education.
H.1078  HD.3385 By Representatives Provost of Somerville and Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1078) of Denise Provost and others relative to the eligibility of students for in-state tuition rates and fees at public higher educational institutions. Higher Education.
H.1094  HD.3238 By Mr. Binienda of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1094) of John J. Binienda and others for legislation to further enhance the efficiency and accountability of operations at local housing authorities. Housing.
H.1127  HD.3170 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1127) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to provide financing for the production and preservation of housing for low and moderate income residents. Housing.
S.1131  SD.283 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1131) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Gerard T. Leone, Jr., Middlesex District Attorney , James J. Dwyer, David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the penalties for the illegal possession of firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1139  HD.1179 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1139) of Thomas M. Menino and others for legislation to establish a health hardship mobile housing voucher program. Housing.
H.1146  HD.2663 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1146) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to establishing a public housing innovation program. Housing.
H.1154  HD.2617 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1154) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Denise Andrews and Cory Atkins relative to the use of electronic funds transfers and third party designees for tenants of publicly subsidized housing. Housing.
H.1170  HD.2924 By Ms. Andrews of Orange, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1170) of Denise Andrews and Cory Atkins relative to claims for damages by homeowners against municipalities. The Judiciary.
S.1172  SD.1101 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1172) of Karen E. Spilka, Louis L. Kafka, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure the safety of people with pets in disasters. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1200  HD.534 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1200) of Jennifer E. Benson and Cory Atkins for legislation to require police departments in cities and towns to provide information to residents of the location of certain sex offenders. The Judiciary.
H.1230  HD.1195 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1230) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to providing protection from child enticement. The Judiciary.
H.1231  HD.1231 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1231) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to providing further protection from photographing, videotaping or electronically surveilling a partially nude or nude child. The Judiciary.
H.1232  HD.3309 By Representative Brodeur of Melrose and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1232) of Paul Brodeur, Katherine M. Clark and others relative to sex offenders and the protection of children. The Judiciary.
H.1242  HD.2804 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1242) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to frivolous lawsuits with malicious intent. The Judiciary.
H.1302  HD.1147 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1302) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the penalty for subsequent restraining order violations. The Judiciary.
H.1303  HD.1149 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1303) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to permit the setting of both cash bail and pretrial conditions in domestic violence matters. The Judiciary.
H.1319  HD.1321 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1319) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to the sentencing of certain juveniles convicted of murder. The Judiciary.
H.1320  HD.1325 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1320) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to improving training for child advocates to recognize indicators of domestic violence. The Judiciary.
H.1322  HD.3065 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1322) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to increase the fines for solicitation of prostitution. The Judiciary.
H.1366  HD.1985 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1366) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to uniform adult guardianship. The Judiciary.
H.1424  HD.1647 By Representative Keenan of Salem and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1424) of John D. Keenan, Joan B. Lovely and others for legislation to impose a penalty for the damaging of historic homes. The Judiciary.
H.1426  HD.2123 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1426) of John D. Keenan and others relative to juvenile life sentences. The Judiciary.
H.1427  HD.3105 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1427) of John D. Keenan, Cory Atkins and Christine E. Canavan relative to domestic violence penalties. The Judiciary.
H.1432  HD.773 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1432) of Kay Khan and others relative to youthful offenders and criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
H.1433  HD.826 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1433) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to prevent shackling and promote safe pregnancies for female inmates. The Judiciary.
H.1456  HD.691 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1456) 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.1457  HD.693 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1457) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to the use and protection of personal information in criminal investigations. The Judiciary.
H.1463  HD.101 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1463) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to establish a penalty for parents, legal guardians or caretakers failing to report the death of a minor child. The Judiciary.
H.1466  HD.193 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1466) of David Paul Linsky and Cory Atkins for legislation to establish sentencing guidelines for convictions of criminal offenses in the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.1471  HD.612 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1471) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to require the examination of criminal offender record information for persons volunteering at organizations conducting activities and programs for children. The Judiciary.
H.1472  HD.613 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1472) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to intimidation in the criminal justice system. The Judiciary.
H.1473  HD.1532 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1473) of David Paul Linsky and Cory Atkins relative to the crime of larceny by overcoming a security device. The Judiciary.
S.1481  SD.629 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1481) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, James Arciero, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve access to public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1483  SD.1124 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1483) of James B. Eldridge, Cory Atkins, Jennifer E. Benson and Denise Provost for legislation to designate certain buildings in the town of Acton. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1485  HD.1244 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1485) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to exempt health care providers from liability when rendering certain emergency care. The Judiciary.
H.1496  HD.1758 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1496) of Ronald Mariano and others relative to the penalties for certain violations of the workers' compensation insurance law. The Judiciary.
H.1503  HD.1562 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1503) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the liability of farmers' markets. The Judiciary.
H.1504  HD.1565 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1504) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the donations of leftover food by restaurants and cafeterias. The Judiciary.
H.1548  HD.1377 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1548) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to living wills. The Judiciary.
H.1549  HD.239 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1549) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the apprehension of drunk drivers and other law violators. The Judiciary.
H.1552  HD.1773 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1552) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to ensuring confidentiality for victims of rape and domestic violence. The Judiciary.
H.1555  HD.2188 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1555) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to criminal complaints for failure to comply with certain lead poisoning regulations. The Judiciary.
S.1584  SD.651 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1584) of James B. Eldridge, Thomas M. McGee, Paul Brodeur, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a grant program for municipal energy efficiency officers. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1586  SD.850 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1586) of James B. Eldridge, David M. Rogers, Denise Andrews, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to further promote energy efficiency and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1587  HD.953 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1587) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the enforcement of certain civil rights laws. The Judiciary.
H.1588  HD.1011 By Representative Rushing of Boston and Senator Chang-Diaz, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1588) of Byron Rushing, Sonia Chang-Diaz and others for legislation to improve the collection and analysis of data relative to traffic stops. The Judiciary.
H.1589  HD.1172 By Messrs. Rushing of Boston and Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1589) of Byron Rushing, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to gender identity and access to public accommodations. The Judiciary.
S.1589  SD.1115 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1589) of James B. Eldridge, Michael Barrett, James Arciero, Elizabeth A. Poirier and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to water meter testing fees. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1595  HD.2660 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1595) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to assault and battery upon public employees. The Judiciary.
H.1596  HD.2666 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1596) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to occupants remaining in residences after the sale of foreclosed properties. The Judiciary.
H.1597  HD.218 By Messrs. Sannicandro of Ashland and Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1597) of Tom Sannicandro, David Paul Linsky and others relative to written consent of a parent or legal guardian and counseling of minor pregnant women seeking aboritions. The Judiciary.
S.1605  SD.49 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1605) of Michael O. Moore, Stephen L. DiNatale, Michael R. Knapik, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to expansion of the Bottle Bill. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1630  HD.125 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1630) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further regulate the performance of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health. The Judiciary.
H.1641  HD.485 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1641) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to telephone service for inmates in correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
H.1653  HD.171 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1653) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to recording the testimony of children as witnesses in certain court proceedings. The Judiciary.
H.1656  HD.201 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1656) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to requiring rent escrow accounts in complaints for eviction. The Judiciary.
H.1658  HD.250 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1658) of Cleon H. Turner and others for legislation to include prior convictions of operating vessels under the influence of alcohol or drugs to the offender's motor vehicle records. The Judiciary.
H.1659  HD.252 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1659) of Cleon H. Turner and others for legislation to add prior convictions of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs to the offender's boating record. The Judiciary.
H.1660  HD.283 By Representatives Turner of Dennis and Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1660) of Cleon H. Turner and others for legislation to prohibit sex offenders from employment or volunteer status at camps for children. The Judiciary.
H.1669  HD.2197 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1669) of Chris Walsh and others relative to requiring the use of escrow accounts during rent disputes. The Judiciary.
H.1673  HD.2930 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1673) of Chris Walsh, Denise Provost and Cory Atkins for legislation to repeal certain statutes regarding education and morality that may be considered unconstitutional. The Judiciary.
H.1680  HD.152 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1680) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to eminent domain takings. The Judiciary.
H.1681  HD.155 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1681) of Martha M. Walz, Kay Khan and Cory Atkins for legislation to raise the maximum age for jurors. The Judiciary.
H.1682  HD.316 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1682) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to provide immunity from civil liability for persons providing employee references to prospective employers. The Judiciary.
H.1683  HD.332 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1683) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to regulate the compensation payable to board members of public charities. The Judiciary.
H.1684  HD.1014 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1684) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to further define privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
H.1685  HD.1035 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1685) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to regulate the solemnization of certain marriages by public employees. The Judiciary.
H.1698  HD.2840 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1698) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to burial benefits under the workers' compensation law. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1701  HD.1891 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1701) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to increase the minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1702  HD.991 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1702) of Thomas J. Calter and others for legislation to further define comparable worth in the workplace. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1707  HD.503 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1707) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to social network privacy and employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1708  HD.794 By Representatives Coakley-Rivera of Springfield and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1708) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera 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.1715  HD.2221 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Brownsberger, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1715) of Lori A. Ehrlich, William Brownsberger and others for legislation to limit the time that former employees must wait before being employed by a competitor. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1728  HD.1403 By Representative Gordon of Bedford and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1728) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for legislation to prohibit clauses waiving certain rights in employment contracts. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1731  HD.1234 By Mr. Henriquez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1731) of Carlos Henriquez and others for legislation to prohibit employers from discriminating against certain employees or potential employees based on a credit history or report. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1738  HD.2850 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1738) of John D. Keenan and others relative to intellectual property . Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1740  HD.1924 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1740) of Robert M. Koczera and Cory Atkins for legislation to require certain employers to provide unpaid family and medical leave. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1741  HD.1928 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1741) of Robert M. Koczera and Cory Atkins relative to certain payments to employees upon plant closings. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1744  HD.1544 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1744) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers and prospective employers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1745  HD.1596 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1745) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to prohibit prospective employer discrimination against persons who are or have been unemployed. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1757  HD.2272 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1757) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to increase the minimum wage and link future increases to the Consumer Price Index. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1767  HD.968 By Ms. Story of Amherst and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1767) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further define comparable work. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1770  HD.200 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1770) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to unemployment payments by cities and towns. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1776  HD.156 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1776) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to the payment of wages. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1777  HD.159 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1777) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to provide treble damages to employees for employer violations of certain labor laws. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1778  HD.603 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1778) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to labor laws governing certain independent contractors. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1780  HD.1505 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1780) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to non discrimination training in the workplace. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1794  HD.1658 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1794) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to ensure access to Department of Mental Health services for certain individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and related conditions. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1800  HD.1352 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1800) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others that persons with opiate addiction be eligible for treatment through MassHealth. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1804  HD.1909 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1804) of Shaunna O'Connell and others for legislation to further regulate the use of psychoactive drugs on distressed patients. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1807  HD.2148 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1807) of Denise Provost and others relative to the operation of a drug detoxification facility in the Commonwealth. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1808  HD.302 By Mr. Rogers of Norwood, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1808) of John H. Rogers and others for legislation to improve access to the services of educational psychologists. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1817  HD.2761 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1817) of John W. Scibak and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the use of applied behavior analysis and behavior modification procedures. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1853  HD.692 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1853) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1859  HD.3216 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Wolf, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1859) of Stephen Kulik, Daniel A. Wolf and others relative to municipal zoning, subdivision control and master planning. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1862  HD.680 By Messrs. Lewis of Winchester and Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1862) of Jason M. Lewis, Cleon H. Turner and others for legislation to enhance municipal fiscal stability through a special education stabilization fund. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1871  HD.1361 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1871) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to the appointment of alternate members on local historical commissions. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1874  HD.1738 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1874) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others relative to the protection of puppies and kittens. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1883  HD.604 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1883) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to the issuance of certain tickets by municipal officers and inspectors. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1912  SD.1903 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Brian A. Joyce, Gale D. Candaras, Claire D. Cronin, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve safety at automated teller machines. Financial Services.
H.1918  HD.3367 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1918) of Thomas P. Conroy and others for legislation to establish a lung cancer research fund. Public Health.
H.1939  HD.959 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1939) of Peter J. Durant and others for legislation to authorize school bus drivers to administer epinephrine. Public Health.
H.1942  HD.2368 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1942) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the accreditation of offices performing office-based surgery operated by a licensed health care provider or organization. Public Health.
H.1944  HD.912 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1944) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to air pollutants. Public Health.
H.1945  HD.1805 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1945) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Cory Atkins and Jonathan Hecht for legislation to establish a tobacco retailer certification program within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.1949  HD.325 By Representative Fernandes of Milford and Senator Richard T. Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1949) of John V. Fernandes, Richard T. Moore and others relative to the purchase of prostate cancer medication. Public Health.
H.1954  HD.3088 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1954) of Gloria L. Fox and others that the Department of Public Health be directed to establish a Systemic Lupus Erythematosus registry. Public Health.
H.1957  HD.3212 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1957) of Gloria L. Fox, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Cory Atkins that the Department of Public Health be directed to implement a program for health literacy in healthcare facilities, pharmacies and health centers. Public Health.
H.1966  HD.3265 By Representative Garballey of Arlington and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1966) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to restrict the sale of tobacco products at locations where health professionals are employed. Public Health.
H.1969  HD.394 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1969) of Denise C. Garlick and others that certain health facilities be directed to establish a "safe patient handling policy", so-called. Public Health.
H.1971  HD.505 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1971) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to further regulate newborn pulse oximetry screening for congenital heart defects. Public Health.
H.1985  HD.2539 By Ms. Hogan of Stow and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1985) of 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.1995  HD.266 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1995) of Louis L. Kafka and others that the Commissioner of Public Health be directed to establish regulations for the return to pharmacies of certain unused medication by health care facilities. Public Health.
H.1997  HD.285 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1997) of Louis L. Kafka and others for legislation to regulate the sharing of foods at potluck events, so-called. Public Health.
H.1998  HD.1183 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1998) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to providing care and comfort for the terminally ill. Public Health.
H.2002  HD.690 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2002) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to require pain assessment and management in health care facilities. Public Health.
H.2003  HD.1593 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2003) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to establishing a board of registration in naturopathy and further regulating naturopathic health care. Public Health.
H.2008  HD.446 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2008) of Kay Khan and others relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
H.2012  HD.647 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2012) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to establish a childhood vaccine program in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.2017  HD.655 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2017) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to prohibit the participation of health care professionals in the torture and abuse of prisoners. Public Health.
H.2018  HD.683 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2018) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to define modest meals and refreshments involving pharmaceutical or medical device manufacturing companies and health care practitioners. Public Health.
H.2022  HD.103 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2022) of David Paul Linsky, Chris Walsh and Cory Atkins for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the health effects and safety of electric and magnetic fields from transmission lines. Public Health.
H.2027  HD.1174 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2027) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the health care of minors. Public Health.
H.2029  HD.1307 By Ms. Malia of Boston and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2029) of Elizabeth A. Malia, John F. Keenan and others relative to the certification of alcohol-free and drug-free housing by the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.2032  HD.3188 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2032) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to direct the Emergency Medical Services Advisory Board to study the feasibility of updating the law regarding "Do Not Resuscitate" orders. Public Health.
H.2045  HD.1368 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2045) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to expand power plant safety preparedness requirements by the Department of Public Health to twenty miles. Public Health.
H.2046  HD.1384 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2046) of Sarah K. Peake, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Public Health to enhance radiological air monitoring through an additional assessment to certain power plants. Public Health.
H.2047  HD.1397 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2047) of Sarah K. Peake and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender aging. Public Health.
H.2058  HD.633 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2058) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to promulgate regulations requiring Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (“MRSA”) screening of high-risk patients. Public Health.
H.2059  HD.2072 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2059) of Denise Provost and others relative to the health effects of particulate matter from surface transportation. Public Health.
H.2069  HD.2687 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2069) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to reduce asthma and other health threats from certain cleaning products used in schools. Public Health.
H.2071  HD.2689 By Messrs. Sánchez of Boston and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2071) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. Public Health.
H.2078  HD.341 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2078) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to establish a Massachusetts Alzheimer’s project in the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Public Health.
H.2079  HD.414 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2079) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the management of early childhood oral health caries. Public Health.
H.2086  HD.284 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2086) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products. Public Health.
H.2087  HD.449 By Representative Smizik of Brookline and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2087) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to prohibiting the dispensing of food in disposable food service containers made from polystyrene or expanded polystyrene. Public Health.
H.2092  HD.126 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2092) of Ellen Story and others relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age. Public Health.
H.2103  HD.2550 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2103) of Aaron Vega and others relative to creating a folic acid awareness and birth defects prevention program within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.2113  HD.1498 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2113) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to the hours during which commercial trash trucks may operate. Public Health.
H.2157  HD.782 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2157) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a sex offender management board within the Executive Office of Public Safety. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2198  HD.141 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2198) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to maintaining detailed records on all purchasers of body armor, so-called. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2281  SD.2106 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senatre, No. 2281) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jay Livingstone, Frank I. Smizik, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote public safety and to protect access to reproductive health care facilities. The Judiciary.
H.2347  HD.761 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2347) of Anne M. Gobi and Cory Atkins relative to the survivor benefits of Michael J. Simeone. Public Service.
H.2517  HD.718 By Ms. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2517) of Linda Campbell and others relative to property tax exemptions for veterans. Revenue.
H.2532  HD.3422 By Representative Conroy of Wayland and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2532) of Thomas P. Conroy, Michael J. Barrett and others for legislation to impose a tax on certain fuels and dedicate the revenue raised therefrom toward transportation investment. Revenue.
H.2536  HD.2691 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2536) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to create tax credits for investments in certain businesses. Revenue.
H.2550  HD.1209 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2550) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the sale or conversion of certain tax exempt property. Revenue.
H.2555  HD.932 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2555) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to providing an income tax deduction for public school extracurricular activity fees. Revenue.
H.2568  HD.1273 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator DiDomenico, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2568) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Sal N. DiDomenico and others for legislation to create an earned income tax credit for early educators. Revenue.
H.2583  HD.57 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2583) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the taxation of bundled cellular telephone transactions. Revenue.
H.2593  HD.2701 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2593) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to increase the tobacco excise tax, supplement the Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund and reduce youth tobacco consumption. Revenue.
H.2629  HD.686 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2629) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote sales tax fairness for small businesses. Revenue.
H.2631  HD.696 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2631) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to require the Division of Local Services within the Department of Revenue to develop a report by boards of assessors relative to locally assessed taxes. Revenue.
H.2637  HD.1931 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2637) of Robert M. Koczera and others relative to municipal sewer tax credits. Revenue.
H.2639  HD.2030 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2639) of Robert M. Koczera and others relative to increasing the cap on the historic rehabilitation tax credit. Revenue.
H.2646  HD.687 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2646) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to eliminate the tax deduction for direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical marketing. Revenue.
H.2647  HD.689 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2647) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to improve fairness in appealing property tax assessments. Revenue.
H.2650  HD.109 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2650) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to create an income tax deduction for municipal and school fees. Revenue.
H.2663  HD.1145 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2663) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Thomas M. Menino and others relative to the taxation of public land used for commercial purposes. Revenue.
H.2669  HD.2532 By Messrs. McMurtry of Dedham and Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2669) of Paul McMurtry, Nick Collins and others for legislation to establish a live theater infrastructure tax credit program. Revenue.
H.2672  HD.2138 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2672) of Aaron Michlewitz and others relative to providing tax credits for certain same sex couples. Revenue.
H.2691  HD.1367 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2691) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to establish a special events marketing program within the Office of Travel and Tourism from additional assessments of meals taxes and room occupancy taxes. Revenue.
H.2692  HD.1372 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2692) of Sarah K. Peake, Cleon H. Turner and others that cities and towns be authorized to include "transient accommodations" under the room occupancy excise tax. Revenue.
H.2694  HD.1386 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2694) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to room rental rates under the room occupancy excise tax law. Revenue.
H.2717  HD.1333 By Mr. Rogers of Norwood, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2717) of John H. Rogers and others for legislation to create an income tax credit for qualified tuitions and fees for higher education. Revenue.
H.2740  HD.395 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline and Senator Joyce, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2740) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to the renewable energy property tax exemption. Revenue.
H.2754  HD.1598 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2754) of Aaron Vega and others for legislation to provide tax relief for persons suffering hardships due to public works projects or actions taken by municipal utility companies. Revenue.
H.2800  HD.1210 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2800) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to public access to the financial statements of candidates for public office and the maintenance of an electronic reporting system for statements of financial interests. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2804  HD.321 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2804) of John V. Fernandes and others that the State Purchasing Agent be directed to give preference to products or services manufactured or produced in the United States. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2806  HD.1313 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2806) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to promote purchasing from social enterprises by governmental bodies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2832  HD.2018 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2832) of Louis L. Kafka and others for legislation to recognize the profession of interior designers to bid on state contracts. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2834  HD.3034 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2834) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to grant the State Auditor access to certain confidential tax information for use in auditing tax expenditures. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2836  HD.2003 By Representatives Keenan of Salem and Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2836) of John D. Keenan and others relative to the annual observance of Massachusetts Women’s Defense Corps remembrance day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2879  HD.866 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2879) of Paul A. Schmid III and others for legislation to require landscape sprinkler systems to be constructed with rain sensor devices with automatic shutoff valves. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2883  HD.2645 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2883) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to encourage fair competition in bids for state contracts from qualified sources committed to fair wages and benefits for employees. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2898  HD.599 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2898) of Martin J. Walsh 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.
H.2901  HD.3387 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2901) of Martin J. Walsh and others for the issuance of an annual proclamation by the Governor designating October 18 as inflammatory breast cancer awareness day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2902  HD.1285 By Mr. Walsh of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2902) of Steven M. Walsh and others for legislation to provide for the disposition of certain state property based on smart growth land use policies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2914  HD.774 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2914) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and Cory Atkins relative to excavation designed to minimize direct contact with utilities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2927  HD.643 By Messrs. DiNatale of Fitchburg and Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2927) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to regulate the establishment of municipal lighting plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2928  HD.811 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2928) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to authorize the North Central Chamber of Commerce to establish a pilot program for net metering of electricity for manufacturers. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2929  HD.877 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2929) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to promote storm resistant utility infrastructure upgrades. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2932  HD.910 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2932) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to modifying the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2933  HD.1941 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2933) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to natural gas pipeline safety. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2934  HD.2241 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2934) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the detection and repair of natural gas leaks and reimbursements for damages. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2935  HD.2367 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2935) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the use of coal as an energy resource in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2943  HD.1105 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2943) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to include noncarbonated non-alcoholic beverages in the bottle law, so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2945  HD.1886 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2945) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Telecommunications and Cable and the Department of Public Utilities to regulate the use of double utility poles . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2964  HD.1571 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2964) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to energy efficiency funds generated by municipal light plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2977  HD.2610 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2977) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to utility pole replacement. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2978  HD.2611 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2978) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to energy efficient construction. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2979  HD.2647 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2979) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to energy efficiency programs and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2988  HD.2210 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2988) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Public Utilities to promulgate rules and regulations relative to landscape management by transmission companies. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2989  HD.2215 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2989) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to direct the Department of Public Utilities to promulgate rules and regulations relative to the development of underground utility infrastructures. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2990  HD.602 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2990) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to establish a program within the Department of Public Utilities for natural gas distribution companies to replace certain leaking pipes. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2993  HD.2598 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2993) of Sean Garballey and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to school library services in the Commonwealth. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2999  HD.1394 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2999) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to create the position of poet laureate of the Commonwealth. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3000  HD.1396 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 3000) of Sarah K. Peake and others for an investigation by a special commission relative to art in public spaces. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3002  HD.1504 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3002) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to the State House Art Commission and creating the position of State House architect. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3017  HD.518 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3017) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to civil motor vehicle infractions by junior operators who are not emancipated. Transportation.
H.3034  HD.1320 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3034) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others for legislation to increase public input into public transit decisions. Transportation.
H.3063  HD.742 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3063) of Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation to require drivers employed by companies transporting students to submit to alcohol and drug testing. Transportation.
H.3068  HD.1117 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3068) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to regulate the use of automatic license plate reader systems. Transportation.
H.3086  HD.808 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3086) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to authorize the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to issue reflective decals indicating that the driver of a vehicle may be the holder of a junior operator’s license. Transportation.
H.3088  HD.1893 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3088) of Robert M. Koczera, Theodore C. Speliotis and Cory Atkins for legislation to require the use of headlights on motor vehicles during any period in which windshield wipers are also in use. Transportation.
H.3091  HD.1917 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3091) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to establishing an active streets certification program within the Department of Transportation to encourage walking, cycling, and the use of public transportation in municipalities. Transportation.
H.3092  HD.219 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3092) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to require the use of headlights on motor vehicles whenever the windshield wipers of the vehicle are in use. Transportation.
H.3093  HD.220 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3093) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to clarifying violations that occur while driving with a hardship license. Transportation.
H.3099  HD.1644 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3099) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to motor vehicle license suspension record privacy. Transportation.
H.3116  HD.1434 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3116) of Jerald A. Parisella and others for legislation to authorize certain veterans to use facilities of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and regional transit authorities without cost to such veterans. Transportation.
H.3119  HD.296 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Rosenberg, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3119) of Sarah K. Peake, Stanley Rosenberg and others for legislation to authorize regional transit authorities to establish enterprise funds. Transportation.
H.3121  HD.2236 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3121) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for legislation to authorize transportation revenues to be collected in high occupancy vehicle lanes from single passenger vehicles on Route I-93. Transportation.
H.3122  HD.373 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3122) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to require specially marked licenses for repeat operating under the influence offenders. Transportation.
H.3141  HD.2609 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3141) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to contract assistance for Central Artery debt of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. Transportation.
H.3142  HD.2619 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3142) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to the establishment of a vehicle mileage user fee pilot program by the Department of Transportation. Transportation.
H.3173  HD.223 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3173) of Martha M. Walz, Cory Atkins and Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., relative to making the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority subject to historic district regulations and other laws regulating properties listed on the national, state or municipal list of historic places. Transportation.
H.3208  HD.2481 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3208) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others that the Division of State Parks and Recreation be directed to issue ParksPass waivers to certain veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3210  HD.2621 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3210) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., and others relative to veterans' benefits equity for persons discharged from the military based on certain consensual conduct. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3217  HD.694 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3217) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to require estimated amounts of appropriations for a subsequent fiscal year on appropriation bills. Ways and Means.
H.3218  HD.1599 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3218) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to establish a legislative budget office. Ways and Means.
H.3238  HD.3435 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 3238) of Thomas P. Conroy and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to reducing poverty in the Commonwealth . Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3239  HD.2037 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3239) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to mandatory sentences for committing assaults on law enforcement officers. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3242  HD.1154 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3242) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to providing protection from domestic violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3253  HD.2678 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3253) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to further regulating the licensing, sale and possession of firearms and increasing the tax on the sale of firearms and ammunition. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3258  HD.2008 By Mr. Nangle of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3258) of David M. Nangle and others relative to dangerous weapons. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3261  HD.1194 By Messrs. O'Flaherty of Chelsea and Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3261) of Eugene L. O'Flaherty and others relative to updating the wire interception law. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3277  HD.1332 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere and Senator Timilty, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3277) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others that the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security in cooperation with the Criminal History Systems Board establish a secondary metals registry and relative to further regulating the licensing of secondary metals dealers. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3282  HD.167 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3282) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to requiring certain insurance policies for persons with firearm licenses. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3310  HD.1925 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3310) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to require disclosures of conflicts of interest in academic institutions. Higher Education.
H.3337  HD.3111 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3337) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to the suspension of benefits by the Department of Transitional Assistance for persons convicted of certain crimes against the person. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.3338  HD.2011 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3338) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to fundraising by parent teacher organizations. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3359  HD.3098 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3359) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to the dispensing of controlled substances by emergency room physicians. Public Health.
H.3360  HD.2235 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3360) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to establish a board of denture technology for the certification of denture laboratories. Public Health.
H.3366  HD.3460 By Mr. Rogers of Norwood, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3366) of John H. Rogers, Christine E. Canavan and Cory Atkins relative to contracts for the construction of public school safety projects. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3402  HD.2519 By Messrs. McMurtry of Dedham and Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3402) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to exempting certain school supply expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers from the income tax. Revenue.
H.3403  HD.3332 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3403) of Thomas M. Stanley and others relative to the taxation of alternative energy systems used by municipal property. Revenue.
H.3405  HD.2499 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3405) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to provide public access to local, state and federally issued operating licenses issued to certain businesses. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3414  HD.2466 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3414) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to authorize cities and towns to accept partial payments of certain taxes and assess interest on unpaid balances. Revenue.
H.3418  HD.2921 By Ms. Andrews of Orange, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3418) of Denise Andrews and others for legislation to establish a program within the Department of Housing and Community Development to assist small communities in development needs. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.3430  HD.2709 By Ms. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3430) of Linda Campbell and others for legislation to establish a firearms and mental health fitness information registry within the Department of Criminal Justice Information Services. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3503  HD.3612 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others relative to the issuance of "Boston Strong" motor vehicle registration plates. Transportation.
H.3525  HD.3531 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to the term of appointment of non-civil service police officers. Public Service.
H.3571  HD.3696 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to ban shark fin trading. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3609  HD.3794 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3609) of Jennifer E. Benson, Cory Atkins and James B. Eldridge (by vote of the town) relative to the community housing corporation in the town of Acton. Housing. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3692  HD.3883 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to animal cruelty. The Judiciary.
H.3773  HD.3930 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Stephen Kulik, Karen E. Spilka and others relative to borrowing by municipalities. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.3943  HD.3807 By Representatives Turner of Dennis and Hogan of Stow, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Cleon H. Turner, Kate Hogan and others relative to a sales tax exemption for the sale of used books and other items sold by libraries for fundraising purposes. Revenue.
H.4037  Text of an amendment (offered by Mr. DeLeo of Winthrop and other members of the House) to the Senate Bill enhancing protection for victims of domestic violence (Senate, No. 1897). April 8, 2014.
H.4121  HD.4253 By Mr. DeLeo of Winthrop, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Robert A. DeLeo and others relative to the reduction of gun violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.4200  HD.4310 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the scheduling of high school athletic contests. Education.
H.4547  HD.4568 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4547) of Jennifer E. Benson, Cory Atkins and James B. Eldridge (by vote of the town) that certain positions in the police department in the town of Acton be exempt from provisions of the civil service law. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4559  HD.4539 By Representative Moran of Boston and Senator Petruccelli, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael J. Moran, Anthony W. Petruccelli and others for legislation to designate June sixteenth as domestic workers’ rights day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.4560  HD.4564 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James J. O'Day, Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to the disclosure of home addresses and telephone numbers of certain employees of the Department of Children and Families. The Judiciary.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.