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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Dennis A. Rosa Served 2009 - 2016 Democrat - 4th Worcester

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Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
  HD.4062 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to the visitation rights of great grandparents. The Judiciary.
  HD.4092 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Shaunna O'Connell and others for legislation to establish a one year waiting period prior to implementing new taxes. Revenue.
  HD.4093 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Shaunna O'Connell and others relative to the implementation of regulations. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
  HD.4094 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Shaunna O'Connell and others that the rules and regulations regarding the economic impact on small businesses be reviewed once every 5 years. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
  HD.4095 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Shaunna O'Connell and others relative to environmental impacts of generating facilities. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
  HD.4096 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Shaunna O'Connell and others relative to the posting of public hearing notices by the joint committee on ways and means. Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently.
  HD.4311 By Mr. Zlotnik of Gardner, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jonathan D. Zlotnik and others for legislation to eliminate the inventory tax for manufacturers. Revenue.
S.22  SD.136 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 22) of Gale D. Candaras, John W. Scibak, Stephen L. DiNatale, Alan Silvia and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a loan repayment program for direct care human service workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.73  HD.1238 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 73) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to spouses under the definition of family members serving as paid caregivers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.76  HD.2871 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 76) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to access to medical treatments for children with autism. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.78  HD.2945 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 78) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to services for adults with developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.99  SD.233 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 99) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jonathan D. Zlotnik, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to allow for additional liquor licenses in cities and towns. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.103  SD.1655 By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 103) of John Hart, Jr., Garrett J. Bradley, Theodore C. Speliotis, Stephen L. DiNatale and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to motor vehicle repairs. 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.
S.129  SD.1539 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 129) of Marc R. Pacheco, Stephen L. DiNatale, Dennis A. Rosa, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to further regulate business practices between motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, and distributers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.143  SD.1535 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 143) of Michael F. Rush, Linda Campbell, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Martin J. Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Massachusetts Veterans Assistance Trust Fund. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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.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.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.
S.236  SD.225 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 236) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Michael R. Knapik, William Smitty Pignatelli, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure adequate nursing services at public schools. Education.
H.344  HD.2870 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 344) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to addressing the needs of students with autism. Education.
S.441  SD.513 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 441) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson and Dennis A. Rosa for legislation to reduce the cost of health care. Financial Services.
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.545  HD.1602 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 545) of Kay Khan and others relative to residential habilitation services for individuals age sixty or older. Elder Affairs.
H.555  HD.1740 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 555) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others that the Division of Medical Assistance provide coverage for residential habilitation services for individuals age sixty or older. Elder Affairs.
S.728  SD.1001 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 728) of James B. Eldridge, Chris Walsh, Tom Sannicandro, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent unnecessary vacancies in foreclosed homes. The Judiciary.
S.734  SD.257 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 734) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Michael R. Knapik, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the criminal history systems board. The Judiciary.
S.741  SD.1690 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 741) of Robert L. Hedlund, Thomas M. Stanley, Martha M. Walz, John P. Fresolo and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent animal cruelty. The Judiciary.
H.863  HD.122 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 863) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
H.899  HD.814 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 899) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to vehicle insurance surcharges. Financial Services.
H.947  HD.2780 By Representatives Mahoney of Worcester and Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 947) of John J. Mahoney and others for legislation to establish a foreclosure mediation program within the Office of Public Collaboration at the University of Massachusetts at Boston to offer alternatives to forclosures. Financial Services.
S.947  SD.228 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 947) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Chris Walsh, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to dispose of municipally owned vacant property. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.948  SD.262 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 948) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jonathan D. Zlotnik, Jennifer E. Benson, Kate Hogan and other members of the General Court for legislation to allow municipalities to invest in credit unions. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.969  HD.1323 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 969) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others for legislation to authorize the Commissioner of Insurance to set labor rates paid by insurance companies to auto repairers. Financial Services.
H.1008  HD.1577 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1008) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to the annual reporting of patient safety by health care providers. Health Care Financing.
S.1016  SD.230 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1016) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Kay Khan, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to environmentally preferable cleaning supplies. Public Health.
H.1025  HD.1189 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1025) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the SHINE health insurance counseling program. Health Care Financing.
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.1049  HD.630 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1049) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the MassHealth Program. Health Care Financing.
S.1079  SD.1455 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1079) of Richard T. Moore, Michael J. Rodrigues, Michael F. Rush, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to nurses and medications. Public Health.
H.1104  HD.3445 By Representatives Conroy of Wayland and Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1104) of Thomas P. Conroy and others for legislation to grant preference to veterans in all state-aided housing projects in the Commonwealth. 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.
H.1141  HD.3013 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1141) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and Dennis A. Rosa for legislation to exclude certain veterans' benefits in calculating housing assistance benefits. Housing.
H.1380  HD.3057 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1380) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to health care proxies. The Judiciary.
H.1422  HD.2004 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1422) of Mary S. Keefe and others relative to the penalties for debarred contractors participating in certain contracts. 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.
S.1470  SD.937 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1470) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Mary S. Keefe, Anne M. Gobi, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation to uphold bidding integrity in the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1565  HD.552 By Ms. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1565) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to information provided to women seeking abortions. The Judiciary.
H.1674  HD.578 By Representative Walsh of Boston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1674) of Martin J. Walsh, John A. Hart and others relative to national criminal offender record information checks for persons working with individuals served by the Department of Mental Retardation. The Judiciary.
H.1712  HD.2206 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1712) of Marjorie C. Decker and others for legislation to provide economic stability for displaced non-professional airport employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1713  HD.994 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1713) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to workers' compensation for persons with permanent and total injuries. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1737  HD.1649 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1737) of John D. Keenan and others relative to the penalty for failure to timely report injuries under the workers' compensation law. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1749  SD.1564 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1749) of Michael F. Rush, Bruce E. Tarr, Linda Campbell, Martin J. Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the term "Gold Star" and for related purposes. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1775  SD.1802 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jennifer L. Flanagan and Dennis A. Rosa for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Jason Saunders, an employee of the Department of Correction. Public Service.
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.
S.1838  SD.1864 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1838) of Jennifer L. Flanagan and Dennis A. Rosa (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation relative to retirement benefits for Matthew Swaine. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
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.1935  HD.806 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1935) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to improve patient access to medical records upon a physician's death. 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.1981  HD.39 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1981) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to the modernization of optometric patient care. Public Health.
S.1996  SD.1950 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jennifer L. Flanagan and Dennis A. Rosa for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Juan Leon, an employee of the Department of Correction . Public Service.
H.2009  HD.986 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2009) of Kay Khan, Paul J. Donato and others relative to further regulating health care costs and the dispensing of controlled substances. Public Health.
H.2083  HD.2606 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2083) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to providing a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants. Public Health.
H.2183  HD.2720 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2183) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to the minimum age for the issuance of firearms identification cards. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2184  HD.2724 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2184) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others for legislation to remove failure to notify the Criminal History Systems Board of a change of address as a cause for revocation or suspension of a firearms identification card. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2222  HD.2844 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2222) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to the placement of the children of corrections officers on the civil service eligibility list. Public Service.
H.2230  HD.2731 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2230) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to providing continuing health insurance coverage for surviving children of police officers and fire fighters killed in the line of duty. Public Service.
H.2295  HD.3228 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2295) of Diana DiZoglio and others that certain fire fighters be permitted to wear uniforms while on duty and making solicitations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Public Service.
H.2300  HD.622 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2300) of James J. Dwyer and others relative to line-of-duty death and survivor benefits for police officers and fire fighters. Public Service.
H.2301  HD.623 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2301) of James J. Dwyer and others for legislation to increase line-of-duty death benefits for police officers and fire fighters. Public Service.
S.2410  SD.2179 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2410) of Jennifer L. Flanagan and Dennis A. Rosa for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Ellen Carlson, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services. Public Service.
H.2420  HD.897 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2420) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others relative to the employment of retired fire fighters as training instructors by the Department of Fire Services. Public Service.
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.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.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.3177  HD.506 By Mr. Basile of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3177) of Carlo Basile and others for legislation to establish a program for assisting certain disabled veterans in making home modifications. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3183  HD.629 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3183) of James J. Dwyer and others for an investigation by a special commission relative to creating a state office of veterans business assistance. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3240  HD.662 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3240) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to the penalties for the use or manufacture of hidden compartments for the purpose of transporting or distributing controlled substances. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3264  HD.1926 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3264) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others for legislation to prohibit subdivisions of the Commonwealth from further restricting the use or possession of firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3266  HD.2693 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3266) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others for legislation to prohibit counties, cities or towns from adopting ordinances or regulations concerning lawful firearms, ammunition or ammunition component rights. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3268  HD.2695 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3268) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to firearm license fees. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3269  HD.2697 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3269) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to the licensing of firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3272  HD.2712 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3272) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to the terms of firearm licenses and exempting certain persons from paying firearms license renewal fees. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3276  HD.2954 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3276) of George N. Peterson, Jr., and others for legislation to provide an income tax deduction for the purchase of a gun safe. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3348  HD.2595 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3348) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to provide higher education tuition and fee waivers for certain veterans. Higher Education.
H.3364  HD.2673 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3364) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to provide tax incentives to promote housing creation for persons with disabilities. Revenue.
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.3572  HD.3713 By Messrs. Binienda of Worcester and Naughton of Clinton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John J. Binienda and others relative to the compensation of the chief probation officers of the Trial Court. The Judiciary.
H.3965  HD.3882 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to renewal of firearm identification cards. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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.