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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative David F. DeCoste Republican - 5th Plymouth

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  SD.2637 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Anne M. Gobi, Viriato M. deMacedo, David F. DeCoste and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify firearms oversight. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
  SD.2645 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Patrick M. OConnor, Richard J. Ross, Ryan C. Fattman and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit soliciting acts of terrorism. The Judiciary.
  HD.4898 By Representatives DuBois of Brockton and Silvia of Fall River, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michelle M. DuBois, Alan Silvia and others relative to crimes against police officers. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
  HD.4949 By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Marc T. Lombardo and others for legislation to further define assault weapons. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
  HD.5115 By Mr. Silvia of Fall River, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Alan Silvia and others for legislation to designate June as Seatbelt Awareness Month. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.72  HD.2825 By Mr. Boldyga of Southwick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 72) of Nicholas A. Boldyga and David F. DeCoste relative to reporting requirements of public benefit recipients. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.108  HD.2820 By Mrs. O’Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 108) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others for legislation to add 911 emergency responders to the list of locations for a safe surrender under the baby safe haven law. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.109  HD.3495 By Representative O’Connell of Taunton and Senator Hedlund, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 109) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others relative to strengthening public assistance programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.112  SD.658 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 112) of Robert L. Hedlund and David F. DeCoste for legislation relative to 40B density. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.113  SD.660 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 113) of Robert L. Hedlund and David F. DeCoste for legislation relative to 40B projects built near historical housing. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.114  HD.1531 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 114) of Keiko M. Orrall and others relative to the list of locations for a safe surrender under the baby safe haven law. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.154  SD.189 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 154) of Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Viriato M. deMacedo and others for legislation to reduce lottery littering. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.236  HD.2907 By Mr. Mirra of West Newbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 236) of Leonard Mirra and others that the Division of Professional Licensure be directed to amend the Uniform State Plumbing Code and associated regulations to include a category of agricultural buildings and operations. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.283  HD.2280 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 283) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to the use of slot machines in veterans' organizations. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.301  SD.1632 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 301) of John F. Keenan, Tackey Chan, Mathew Muratore, Eileen M. Donoghue and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase parental awareness of opiate abuse risks. Education.
H.311  HD.2564 By Mr. Berthiaume of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 311) of Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr., and others relative to the authority of parents to exempt their children from a certain standardized exam known as the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) exam. Education.
H.312  HD.2565 By Mr. Berthiaume of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 312) of Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr., and others relative to out-of-district vocational school transportation. Education.
S.315  SD.1639 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 315) of Barbara L'Italien, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Carolyn C. Dykema, Tom Sannicandro and other members of the General Court for legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities. Education.
H.408  HD.2325 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 408) of Randy Hunt and others relative to parental notification for out-of-school-district counseling referrals. Education.
H.413  HD.2404 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 413) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others for legislation to establish a working group (including members of the General Court) relative to the implementation of the Common Core State Standards and Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC). Education.
H.450  HD.2040 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 450) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for legislation to provide reimbursements for certain informational technology enhancements in compliance with the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC). Education.
H.451  HD.3311 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 451) of Keiko M. Orrall and others relative to the implementation or use of Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC). Education.
S.462  SD.1785 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 462) of Michael F. Rush, Edward F. Coppinger, James B. Eldridge, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the safety and reclamation of quarries. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.466  HD.1297 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 466) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others for legislation to require parental consent on sex education in public schools. Education.
H.492  HD.772 By Mr. Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 492) of Todd M. Smola and others for legislation to adopt national education standards. Education.
S.505  SD.624 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 505) of Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross, Viriato M. deMacedo, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for legislation to protect abandoned property owners. Financial Services.
H.591  HD.2812 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 591) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others for legislation to require valid identification when casting provisional ballots. Election Laws.
H.668  HD.1438 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 668) of John V. Fernandes and others 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.
S.700  SD.657 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 700) of Robert L. Hedlund and David F. DeCoste for legislation to further define 40B projects. Housing.
S.701  SD.659 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 701) of Robert L. Hedlund and David F. DeCoste for legislation relative to 40B project lists. Housing.
S.702  SD.661 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 702) of Robert L. Hedlund, James M. Cantwell and David F. DeCoste for legislation relative to 40B projects built near wetlands. Housing.
S.703  SD.662 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 703) of Robert L. Hedlund and David F. DeCoste for legislation relative to 40B subsidies. Housing.
S.704  SD.663 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 704) of Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Richard J. Ross and David F. DeCoste for legislation relative to 40B use restrictions. Housing.
S.705  SD.665 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 705) of Robert L. Hedlund and David F. DeCoste for legislation to require 40B cost certification. Housing.
S.706  SD.666 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 706) of Robert L. Hedlund and David F. DeCoste for legislation to monitor 40B developments. Housing.
S.718  SD.197 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 718) of Michael F. Rush, Josh S. Cutler, Paul McMurtry, Barbara L'Italien and others for legislation to ensure affordable housing in perpetuity. Housing.
H.793  HD.2742 By Mr. Berthiaume of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 793) of Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr., and others for legislation to include participation in a health care sharing ministry as a qualifying student health insurance plan. Financial Services.
H.813  HD.3160 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 813) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
S.837  SD.186 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 837) of Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross, Viriato M. deMacedo, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for legislation relative to littering fines. The Judiciary.
S.838  SD.187 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 838) of Robert L. Hedlund, James M. Cantwell, Richard J. Ross, Viriato M. deMacedo and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to police pursuits. The Judiciary.
S.839  SD.1442 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 839) of Robert L. Hedlund and David F. DeCoste for legislation to strengthen punishment for heroin dealers. The Judiciary.
H.944  HD.343 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 944) of John W. Scibak and others relative to insurance coverage for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome. Financial Services.
S.961  SD.126 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 961) of Cynthia S. Creem, Denise Provost, Chris Walsh and David F. DeCoste for legislation relative to municipal unemployment insurance reform. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.978  SD.180 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 978) of Robert L. Hedlund, James M. Cantwell, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Viriato M. deMacedo and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to youth sports referees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.995  HD.3206 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 995) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to permit spouses to provide adult foster care. Health Care Financing.
S.1005  SD.86 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1005) of Michael F. Rush and David F. DeCoste for legislation relative to protections extended to lay teachers in parochial schools. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1032  SD.1635 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1032) of Robert L. Hedlund and David F. DeCoste foe legislation to ban the prescription of opoids in the Commonwealth. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1033  SD.1798 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1033) of Robert L. Hedlund, Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Viriato M. deMacedo and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a commission to investigate state licensed addiction treatment centers. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1040  SD.1131 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1040) of John F. Keenan, Josh S. Cutler, James M. Cantwell, Robert M. Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation to create patient choice and education in the dispensing of opiate drugs. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1050  HD.2384 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1050) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to the expansion of the valedictorian tuition waiver program in the public system of higher education. Higher Education.
H.1103  HD.2209 By Mrs. Gifford of Wareham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1103) of Susan Williams Gifford and others relative to the definition of low and moderate income housing. Housing.
S.1155  SD.1100 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1155) of Anne M. Gobi, Gailanne M. Cariddi, Benjamin B. Downing, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate central service technicians. Public Health.
H.1176  HD.2768 By Mr. Boldyga of Southwick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1176) of Nicholas A. Boldyga and others relative to flag desecration. The Judiciary.
S.1296  SD.323 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1296) of Michael F. Rush, Michael O. Moore, Paul McMurtry, Walter F. Timilty and others for legislation relative to bank robberies and collection of fraudulent checks. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1337  HD.3508 By Miss Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1337) of Colleen M. Garry and others relative to the penalties for protests intentionally blocking or preventing access to a public roadway or highway. The Judiciary.
H.1391  HD.2334 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1391) of Randy Hunt and others for legislation to enhance the enforcement of laws banning the delivering of drugs or other contraband articles to prisoners in correctional institutions or jails. The Judiciary.
H.1393  HD.2411 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1393) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to authorizing the courts of the Commonwealth to establish a system of juvenile restitution. The Judiciary.
H.1394  HD.2413 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1394) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to the indemnification of certain persons from civil proceedings for injuries or deaths of persons unlawfully entering their dwelling. The Judiciary.
S.1423  SD.110 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1423) of Michael F. Rush and David F. DeCoste for legislation relative to veteran creditable service for certain public retirees. Public Service.
S.1459  SD.670 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1459) of Cynthia S. Creem, Stephen Kulik, Cory Atkins, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to sustain community preservation revenue. Revenue.
S.1486  SD.188 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1486) of Robert L. Hedlund, James M. Cantwell, Richard J. Ross, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court relative to repealing the sales tax on the sale of boats built or rebuilt in the Commonwealth. Revenue.
S.1487  SD.200 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1487) of Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Viriato M. deMacedo and others for legislation to provide equitable cellular phone taxation. Revenue.
H.1494  HD.54 By Mr. Miceli of Wilmington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1494) of James R. Miceli and others relative to reinstituting capital punishment in the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.1521  HD.2891 By Mrs. O’Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1521) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others relative to the procedures for police officers to assist and protect intoxicated persons. The Judiciary.
H.1522  HD.2937 By Mrs. O’Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1522) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others relative to the awarding of treble damages for lost wages in certain civil actions. The Judiciary.
H.1523  HD.2949 By Representatives O’Connell of Taunton and Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1523) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others relative to the penalties for sexual abuse of a child under thirteen years of age. The Judiciary.
H.1537  HD.1249 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1537) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others that county commissioners and the sheriffs for the various counties institute a schedule of fees and assess fees to inmates in their custody. The Judiciary.
H.1538  HD.1250 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1538) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others for legislation to prohibit partial birth abortions. The Judiciary.
H.1547  HD.1283 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1547) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others for legislation to prohibit abortions solely on account of the sex of the unborn child. The Judiciary.
H.1550  HD.2185 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1550) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others for legislation to prohibit certain abortions. The Judiciary.
S.1557  SD.206 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1557) of Michael F. Rush, Stephen L. DiNatale, Josh S. Cutler, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to grant property tax relief to seniors. Revenue.
S.1656  SD.179 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1656) of Robert L. Hedlund, Garrett J. Bradley and David F. DeCoste for legislation to authorize the department of capital asset management and maintenance to lease certain land in the town of Hull to The Friends of the Paragon Carousel, Inc. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1657  SD.201 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1657) of Robert L. Hedlund, Sean Garballey and David F. DeCoste for legislation to designate the song “Roadrunner” as the official rock song of the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1658  SD.1763 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1658) of Robert L. Hedlund and David F. DeCoste for legislation to designate the Lisette deLisle the official Mother's Day flower of the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1670  HD.1156 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1670) of Timothy R. Whelan and others for legislation to increase the penalties for the distribution of heroin. The Judiciary.
H.1671  HD.1874 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1671) of Timothy R. Whelan and others for legislation to increase the penalties for the distributing and trafficking of oxycodone and derivatives of oxycodone. The Judiciary.
H.1672  HD.1951 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1672) of Timothy R. Whelan and others for legislation to establish a penalty for blocking public ways and disrupting traffic. The Judiciary.
S.1717  SD.409 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1717) of Michael F. Rush, Stephen L. DiNatale, Josh S. Cutler, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the observance of a Gold Star Wives Day and a Gold Star Mothers and Families Day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1718  SD.446 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1718) of Michael F. Rush and David F. DeCoste for legislation to observe Unites States Navy Day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1749  HD.2837 By Representative Mirra of West Newbury and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1749) of Leonard Mirra, Bruce E. Tarr and others for legislation to provide for increased transparency in the prevailing wage rates. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1750  HD.2853 By Representative Mirra of West Newbury and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1750) of Leonard Mirra, Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to setting the prevailing wage rates. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1754  HD.2939 By Mrs. O’Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1754) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others relative to the payment of wages to self-employed contractors of services. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1755  HD.3500 By Mrs. O’Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1755) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others relative to the definitions of and profile of independent contractors. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1758  HD.1955 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1758) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the unemployment benefit eligibility system. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1759  HD.1981 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1759) of Keiko M. Orrall and others relative to disqualifying certain individuals from receiving unemployment insurance benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1801  SD.190 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1801) of Robert L. Hedlund, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Timothy R. Madden, James M. Cantwell and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the treatment of elephants. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.1802  SD.1772 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1802) of Robert L. Hedlund and David F. DeCoste for legislation to create the position of musician laureate for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.1824  HD.2315 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1824) of Timothy R. Whelan and others relative to allowing physicians to retain a person administered naloxone when deemed medically necessary. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1835  SD.185 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1835) of Robert L. Hedlund, Viriato M. deMacedo, Donald F. Humason, Jr., David F. DeCoste and others for legislation to regulate the use of unmanned aerial vehicles. Transportation.
S.1836  SD.651 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1836) of Robert L. Hedlund, James M. Cantwell, Viriato M. deMacedo, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide Gold Star license plates to families of fallen veterans not killed in combat. Transportation.
S.1837  SD.728 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1837) of Robert L. Hedlund and David F. DeCoste for legislation relative to personal rapid transit systems. Transportation.
S.1838  SD.1595 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1838) of Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Viriato M. deMacedo, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to license requirements. Transportation.
H.1848  HD.497 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1848) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the care of animals in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1908  HD.1327 By Ms. Cole of Peabody, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1908) of Leah Cole and others relative to the reduction of medication waste. Public Health.
S.1911  SD.94 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1911) of Michael F. Rush, Jennifer E. Benson, Paul McMurtry, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the term "Gold Star" and for related purposes. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1912  SD.146 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1912) of Michael F. Rush and David F. DeCoste for legislation relative to the veteran status of certain officials. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1914  SD.679 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1914) of Michael F. Rush, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Daniel J. Hunt, Daniel J. Ryan and other members of the General Court for legislation to update veterans’ burial expenses. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.2090  HD.2562 By Mr. Berthiaume of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2090) of Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr., and others relative to the commercial use of hoisting equipment. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2091  HD.2566 By Mr. Berthiaume of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2091) of Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr., and others relative to the personal use of hoisting equipment. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2122  HD.827 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2122) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to firearm licensing requirements. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2138  HD.3240 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2138) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to firearm license fees. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2166  HD.2195 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2166) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to security and safety procedures in the State House and courthouses. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2195  HD.3301 By Mr. Wagner of Chicopee, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2195) of Joseph F. Wagner and others relative to merging the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Police Department into the Department of State Police. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2333  HD.925 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2333) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to the employment status of public employees serving in the armed forces. Public Service.
H.2348  HD.722 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2348) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to cost-of-living adjustments for retired public employees of the Commonwealth. Public Service.
H.2387  HD.3440 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2387) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for legislation to pro-rate premium contribution rates for certain part-time public employees based on the number of hours worked. Public Service.
H.2449  HD.2563 By Mr. Berthiaume of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2449) of Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr., and others relative to income tax exemptions for active duty members of the armed forces. Revenue.
H.2450  HD.2828 By Mr. Boldyga of Southwick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2450) of Nicholas A. Boldyga and others for legislation to reduce the sales tax and limit the compensation of certain public employees. Revenue.
H.2456  HD.2287 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2456) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to property tax exemptions for persons over seventy years of age. Revenue.
H.2460  HD.2559 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2460) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to property tax abatements for veterans. Revenue.
H.2489  HD.2349 By Mr. Dooley of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2489) of Shawn Dooley and others relative to the estate tax code. Revenue.
H.2524  HD.557 By Mr. Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2524) of Carmine L. Gentile and others for legislation to allow municipalities to exempt up to fifty percent of real estate taxes for seniors whose annual property taxes exceed ten percent of their annual income. Revenue.
H.2545  HD.2289 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2545) of Randy Hunt and others for legislation to exempt energy efficiency projects from certain sales tax and wage laws. Revenue.
H.2546  HD.2328 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2546) of Randy Hunt and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the feasibility of simplifying the personal income tax code. Revenue.
H.2548  HD.2902 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2548) of Randy Hunt and others relative to the calculation of net worth in determining corporate excise taxes. Revenue.
H.2549  HD.2915 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2549) of Randy Hunt, David F. DeCoste and Leonard Mirra relative to the determination of sales income for corporate excise tax purposes. Revenue.
H.2550  HD.2369 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2550) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to providing sales tax holidays, so-called, on the dates of August 15 and 16, 2015. Revenue.
H.2554  HD.2378 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2554) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to limitations on expenditures and revenues. Revenue.
H.2555  HD.2381 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2555) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to exempting municipalities from the gas tax. Revenue.
H.2556  HD.2402 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2556) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others for legislation to establish an annual sales tax holiday. Revenue.
H.2560  HD.2412 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2560) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to the calculation of the inventory tax on certain corporations. Revenue.
H.2587  HD.2943 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Creem, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2587) of Stephen Kulik, Cynthia Stone Creem and others for legislation to further regulate expenditures for mortgages from the Community Preservation Trust Fund. Revenue.
H.2641  HD.2929 By Mrs. O’Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2641) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others for legislation to require a one-year waiting period after passage of an act creating new taxes for said taxes to become effective. Revenue.
H.2642  HD.2967 By Representative O’Connell of Taunton and Senator Fattman, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2642) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others for legislation to exempt certain inventory from taxation. Revenue.
H.2643  HD.2985 By Mrs. O’Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2643) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and David F. DeCoste relative to property taxes on recreational, horticultural and agricultural land. Revenue.
H.2656  HD.1255 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2656) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and David F. DeCoste relative to real estate tax exemptions for recipients of the Air Force Cross or Presidential Unit Citation. Revenue.
H.2658  HD.1264 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2658) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to the disabled veterans exemption from the motor vehicle excise tax. Revenue.
H.2662  HD.1279 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2662) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and David F. DeCoste relative to municipal option tax abatements for contaminated real property. Revenue.
H.2663  HD.1282 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2663) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to sales and excise tax exemptions for disabled veterans. Revenue.
H.2664  HD.1284 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2664) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to the corporate excise tax. Revenue.
H.2776  HD.1434 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2776) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to contracts for design services. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2799  HD.2932 By Mrs. O’Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2799) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others for legislation to require the biennial review of rules and regulations with an economic impact on small businesses. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2800  HD.2935 By Mrs. O’Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2800) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others for legislation to delay the implementation of new regulations for a year subsequent to publication. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2802  HD.3551 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2802) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for legislation to establish a commission to research and assess opportunities to increase accessibility to the Code of Massachusetts Regulations. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2846  HD.1848 By Mrs. Whipps Lee of Athol, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2846) of Susannah M. Whipps Lee and others relative to public meeting exemptions for the General Court. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2882  HD.389 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2882) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to establish a double pole advisory council to recommend rules and regulations to reduce the use of double utility poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2883  HD.3251 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2883) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to establish a framework for consumer electricity rate savings and to make certain other changes in law. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2892  HD.1432 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2892) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to double utility poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2926  HD.3444 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2926) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to enhancing tourism at the State House. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3055  HD.3498 By Representative O’Connell of Taunton and Senator Hedlund, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3055) of Shaunna L. O’Connell, Robert L. Hedlund and others relative to motor vehicle license requirements. Transportation.
H.3126  HD.3364 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3126) of James Arciero and others for legislation to provide a waiver of fees to veterans at public institutions of higher learning. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3129  HD.2567 By Mr. Berthiaume of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3129) of Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr., and others for legislation to grant preference to veterans in public housing. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3131  HD.2979 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3131) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to scholarship programs for children of veterans and public officers. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3162  HD.1288 By Representative Poirier of North Attleborough and Senator Ross, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3162) of Elizabeth A. Poirier, Richard J. Ross and others relative to allowing veterans leaves of absence on Veterans Day and Memorial Day. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3180  HD.2926 By Mrs. O’Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3180) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others for legislation to require the House and Senate committees on Ways and Means to conduct public hearings on proposed legislation to establish, increase or expand taxes or fees. Ways and Means.
H.3209  HD.3106 By Representative O’Connell of Taunton and Senator Fattman, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3209) of Shaunna L. O’Connell, David F. DeCoste and Dennis A. Rosa relative to the immigration status of persons applying for assistance from the Commonwealth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.3211  HD.3199 By Representative O’Connell of Taunton and Senator Fattman, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3211) of Shaunna L. O’Connell, Ryan C. Fattman and others for legislation to prohibit the Department of Transitional Assistance from issuing certain work requirement waivers under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.3256  HD.3184 By Mrs. O’Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3256) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and David F. DeCoste relative to public access to sex offender information. The Judiciary.
H.3257  HD.3187 By Mrs. O’Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3257) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and David F. DeCoste relative to victim access to sex offender information. The Judiciary.
H.3265  HD.3176 By Mrs. O’Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3265) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others for legislation to further regulate the prescribing of psychotropic medications. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.3284  HD.3185 By Mrs. O’Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3284) of Shaunna L. O’Connell, David F. DeCoste and Kevin J. Kuros relative to providing smoking cessation programs for certain police officers and firefighters. Public Service.
H.3380  HD.3155 By Representative O’Connell of Taunton and Senator Fattman, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3380) of Shaunna L. O’Connell, Ryan C. Fattman and others relative to the use of cash benefit assistance. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.3392  HD.2921 By Ms. DuBois of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3392) of Michelle M. DuBois and others for legislation to establish an unfunded student reserve fund to be expended, without further appropriation, by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Education.
H.3431  HD.3196 By Mrs. O’Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3431) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others relative to the public housing application process. Housing.
H.4265  HD.4590 By Representatives DuBois of Brockton and Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michelle M. DuBois, Carmine L. Gentile and others for legislation to protect victims of rape and children conceived during the commission of said offense. The Judiciary.
H.4356  HD.4767 By Messrs. Whelan of Brewster and Tucker of Salem, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Timothy R. Whelan, Brian M. Ashe and others relative to the classification of certain controlled substances. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.4466  HD.4859 By Representative Frost of Auburn and Senator Moore, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul K. Frost, Michael O. Moore and others relative to fines and punishment for committing assault or assault and battery on law enforcement officers while in the performance of their duties. The Judiciary.
H.649  HD.649 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 649) of Craig Olson and others relative to procedures and regulations for the transporting of domestic animals. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. This bill is by request. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.