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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. Republican - 5th Worcester

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  SD.2346 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Anne M. Gobi and Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. (by vote of the town of New Braintree) for legislation to amend Chapter 268 of the Acts of 2000. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. [Local Approval Received.]
  HD.4168 By Messrs. Lyons of Andover and Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James J. Lyons, Jr. and others for legislation to authorize law enforcement to arrest and detain certain removable aliens. House Rules.
  HD.4194 By Mr. Muradian of Grafton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of David K. Muradian, Jr. and others relative to the display of the flag of the United States by certain condominium owners. Housing.
H.77  HD.1942 By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 77) of F. Jay Barrows and others for legislation to establish additional mandated reporters for the purposes of the protection and care of children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.104  HD.1790 By Messrs. McKenna of Webster and DeCoste of Norwell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 104) of Joseph D. McKenna, David F. DeCoste and others relative to the rights of foster parents. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.106  HD.1209 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Diehl of Whitman, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 106) of Shaunna L. O'Connell, Geoff Diehl and others relative to the use of direct cash assistance funds held on an electronic benefit transfer card or access device in a state other than the Commonwealth or a bordering state. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.146  HD.1746 By Mr. Dooley of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 146) of Shawn Dooley, Leonard Mirra and Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. relative to septic system licensing. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.147  HD.642 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 147) of Peter J. Durant and others relative to the performance of electrical work by single family homeowners. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.176  HD.1446 By Mr. McKenna of Webster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 176) of Joseph D. McKenna and others relative to returning liquor license control to cities and towns. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.185  SD.825 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 185) of Anne M. Gobi and Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. for legislation relative to a feasibility study for a horse park in the Commonwealth. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.210  HD.1634 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 210) of Timothy R. Whelan and others relative to increasing the penalties to motor vehicle dealers for certain sales of used police vehicles. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.214  HD.1841 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 214) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to the use of slot machines in veterans' organizations. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.222  HD.1513 By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 222) of F. Jay Barrows and others for legislation to direct the Department of Education to include a course in civics as a high school graduation requirement. Education.
S.223  SD.1905 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 223) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jack Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to modernize the foundation budget for the 21st century. Education.
H.250  HD.1276 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 250) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the transportation of students in vocational-technical schools. Education.
H.251  HD.1278 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 251) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others for legislation to provide bonus aid to newly formed regional school districts. Education.
H.252  HD.1770 By Representatives Ferguson of Holden and Kelcourse of Amesbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 252) of Kimberly N. Ferguson, James M. Kelcourse and others relative to school foundation budgets. Education.
H.255  HD.1247 By Representatives Frost of Auburn and Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 255) of Paul K. Frost, Keiko M. Orrall and others relative to the authority of school districts to be exempt from a certain standardized exam. Education.
S.259  SD.341 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 259) of Anne M. Gobi, Leonard Mirra, Stephen Kulik, Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. and others for legislation relative to school funding. Education.
S.260  SD.342 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 260) of Anne M. Gobi, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Richard J. Ross, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to vocational education transportation for nonresident students. Education.
S.262  SD.400 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 262) of Anne M. Gobi, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Carmine L. Gentile, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide bonus aid to newly formed regional school districts. Education.
S.263  SD.819 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 263) of Anne M. Gobi, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Carmine L. Gentile, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a special commission to study vocational education transportation. Education.
H.344  HD.1293 By Mr. Muratore of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 344) of Mathew Muratore and others relative to consumer protection and home care services agencies. Elder Affairs.
H.368  HD.1052 By Messrs. Hecht of Watertown and Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 368) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to create a citizens' initiative review commission. Election Laws.
H.372  HD.2071 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 372) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for legislation to require photo identification for persons voting in elections. Election Laws.
H.385  HD.1007 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 385) of Jerald A. Parisella and others relative to voting overseas. Election Laws.
H.386  HD.530 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. [BILL NUMBER]) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to proof of valid identification at voting polls. Election Laws.
H.515  HD.980 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 515) of Peter J. Durant, Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. and Joseph D. McKenna relative to the motor vehicle insurance classifications of risks for surchargeable incidents. Financial Services.
H.558  HD.848 By Mr. Mirra of West Newbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 558) of Leonard Mirra and others for legislation to provide transparency in the data contained in the payer and provider claims database. Financial Services.
H.660  HD.275 By Mr. DeCoste of Norwell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 660) of David F. DeCoste and others for legislation to include mobile homes in the definition of affordable housing. Housing.
H.682  HD.2033 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 682) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for legislation to require local housing authorities to deny certain convicted sex offenders access to state-subsidized public housing facilities. Housing.
H.694  HD.1186 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Diehl of Whitman, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 694) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others relative to the public housing application process. Housing.
H.706  HD.899 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 706) of James Arciero and others relative to the asset forfeiture of child pornography. The Judiciary.
H.733  HD.1849 By Representative Calter of Kingston and Senator deMacedo, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 733) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to the drunk driving laws. The Judiciary.
H.736  HD.1075 By Ms. Campanale of Leicester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 736) of Kate D. Campanale and others relative to violent protection orders. The Judiciary.
H.737  HD.155 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 737) of James M. Cantwell and others for legislation to establish penalties for fleeing from or attempting to elude a police officer. The Judiciary.
H.749  HD.1047 By Mr. Crocker of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 749) of William Crocker and others relative to felonious assault and battery of a police officer. The Judiciary.
H.777  HD.978 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 777) of Peter J. Durant and others relative to the age of consent in certain criminal prosecution for sexual assault and rape of a child by certain employees or contractors. The Judiciary.
H.787  HD.1268 By Mr. Frost of Auburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 787) of Paul K. Frost and others relative to sex offenders. The Judiciary.
H.789  HD.1925 By Representative Frost of Auburn and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 789) of Paul K. Frost and others relative to penalties for the possession of silencers or firearm noise reduction devices . The Judiciary.
H.817  HD.1115 By Mr. Gonzalez of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 817) of Carlos Gonzalez and others relative to penalties for crimes against seniors. The Judiciary.
H.834  HD.1842 By Mr. Hay of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 834) of Stephan Hay and others relative to great-grandparent visitation rights of certain minor children. The Judiciary.
S.837  SD.1040 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 837) of Eileen M. Donoghue, James R. Miceli, Sarah K. Peake, William Crocker and other members of the General Court for legislation to criminalize the trafficking of carfentanil. The Judiciary.
H.842  HD.1578 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 842) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to the prevention of financial exploitation of the elderly. The Judiciary.
H.853  HD.1918 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 853) of Randy Hunt and others relative to bail fees. The Judiciary.
S.868  SD.889 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 868) of Anne M. Gobi and Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. for legislation relative to the expansion of the Good Samaritan law. The Judiciary.
H.909  HD.755 By Mr. Muradian of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 909) of David K. Muradian, 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.
H.921  HD.1267 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 921) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others relative to victim access to sex offender information. The Judiciary.
H.925  HD.486 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 925) 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.926  HD.487 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 926) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others for legislation to prohibit partial birth abortions. The Judiciary.
H.933  HD.523 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 933) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others for legislation to establish penalties for the crime of committing sexual abuse against persons with disabilities. The Judiciary.
H.934  HD.529 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 934) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others for legislation to prohibit certain abortions. The Judiciary.
H.935  HD.1749 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 935) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to the injury or termination of human embryos and fetuses prior to birth. The Judiciary.
H.936  HD.1752 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 936) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others for legislation to require physicians to obtain written informed consent prior to performing abortions . The Judiciary.
H.985  HD.69 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 985) 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.986  HD.70 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 986) of Timothy R. Whelan and others for legislation to increase the penalties for the distribution of heroin. The Judiciary.
H.988  HD.1299 By Messrs. Whelan of Brewster and Tucker of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 988) of Timothy R. Whelan and others relative to the definition of fentanyl. The Judiciary.
H.1005  HD.632 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1005) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to transparency in employee benefits reporting in private construction. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1080  HD.1502 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1080) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to inspections of kennels or catteries and penalties for noncompliance. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1085  HD.1280 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1085) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to regional stabilization funds. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1135  SD.387 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1135) of Anne M. Gobi and Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Hubbardston to exchange of a parcel of land located on Ragged Hill Road for a parcel of land located on Gardner Road. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.1154  HD.111 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1154) of Peter J. Durant and others for legislation to authorize school bus drivers to administer epinephrine. Public Health.
H.1169  HD.199 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1169) of Patricia A. Haddad and others for legislation to allow optometrists to treat glaucoma and ocular abnormalities of the human eye and the adjoining and adjacent tissue. Public Health.
H.1212  HD.535 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1212) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to emergency medical technician certification of veterans and military medics. Public Health.
H.1240  HD.479 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1240) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to public safety in hoisting regulations. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1253  HD.1772 By Mr. Dooley of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1253) of Shawn Dooley and others relative to the return of private weapons temporarily stored with certain private businesses. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1256  HD.979 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1256) of Peter J. Durant, Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. and Shaunna L. O'Connell for legislation to require that reports of state fire code violations be forwarded to the local marshal or head of the local fire department. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1266  HD.1836 By Mr. Hay of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1266) of Stephan Hay 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.1290  HD.93 By Mr. McKenna of Webster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1290) of Joseph D. McKenna and others relative to firearm licensing requirements. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1296  HD.727 By Mr. Miceli of Wilmington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1296) of James R. Miceli and others relative to laws, ordinances or regulations concerning to the lawful ownership, use, possession, transfer, purchase, receipt or transportation of weapons, antique weapons, ammunition or ammunition components. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1301  HD.500 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1301) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to elevator inspection fee waivers for non-profit organizations. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1310  HD.2041 By Mr. Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1310) of Todd M. Smola and others relative to the lawful sale of guns. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1314  SD.381 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1314) of Anne M. Gobi, Timothy R. Whelan and Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. for legislation to regulate the closure of state police barracks. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1315  HD.1236 By Mr. Vieira of Falmouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1315) of David T. Vieira and others relative to the transportation of firearms by non-residents. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1316  SD.1889 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1316) of Anne M. Gobi, Kimberly N. Ferguson, Peter J. Durant, Steven S. Howitt and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the sale of firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1321  HD.1070 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1321) of James Arciero and others relative to the compensation paid to injured correctional officers. Public Service.
S.1326  SD.1873 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1326) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Peter J. Durant, Steven S. Howitt, Todd M. Smola and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify firearms oversight. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1338  SD.64 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1338) of Michael O. Moore, Steven S. Howitt, Todd M. Smola, Josh S. Cutler and other members of the General Court relative to firearm license fees. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1372  HD.981 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1372) of Peter J. Durant and others relative to municipal retirement and health insurance benefits. Public Service.
H.1435  HD.1078 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1435) of Jerald A. Parisella and others relative to the veteran allowance for public retirees. Public Service.
H.1437  HD.364 By Messrs. Puppolo of Springfield and Tosado of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1437) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others for legislation to provide special line-of-duty death benefits to public safety officers. Public Service.
H.1438  HD.485 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1438) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining agreements with non-commissioned officers of the Department of State Police. Public Service.
H.1449  HD.215 By Mr. Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1449) of Todd M. Smola and others for legislation to include certain certified emergency telecommunicators in Group 2 of the contributory retirement system for public employees. Public Service.
H.1450  HD.1940 By Mr. Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1450) of Todd M. Smola, Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. and Anne M. Gobi (by vote of the town) relative to the appointment of David A. Powers to the position of fire fighter in the town of Ware, notwithstanding the maximum age requirements. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.1451  HD.2067 By Mr. Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1451) of Todd M. Smola and others for legislation to provide the next of kin of state police officers killed in the line of duty with a flag during memorial services. Public Service.
H.1469  HD.783 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1469) of Bruce J. Ayers and others for legislation to provide a donation check-off box on state tax returns for the establishment of the Y.M.C.A Youth and Government fund. Revenue.
H.1543  HD.1994 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1543) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to exempting municipalities from the gas tax. Revenue.
H.1544  HD.1996 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1544) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for legislation to establish an annual sales tax holiday. Revenue.
H.1548  HD.2015 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1548) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to providing sales tax holidays, so-called, on the dates of August 12 and 13, 2017. Revenue.
H.1549  HD.2022 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1549) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to providing sales tax holidays, so-called, on the dates of August 11 and 12, 2018. Revenue.
H.1581  HD.1978 By Representative McKenna of Webster and Senator Fattman, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1581) of Joseph D. McKenna and others for legislation to ensure that state payments in lieu of taxes (PILOT) to cities and towns not be less than the previous fiscal year. Revenue.
H.1600  HD.1220 By Representative O'Connell of Taunton and Senator Fattman, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1600) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others for legislation to exempt certain inventory from taxation. Revenue.
H.1630  HD.2091 By Mr. Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1630) of Todd M. Smola and others for legislation to exempt certain disabled service-connected veterans from payment of the motor vehicle excise tax. Revenue.
H.1631  HD.2095 By Mr. Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1631) of Todd M. Smola, Timothy R. Whelan and Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. for legislation to establish a property tax exemption for members of the National Guard. Revenue.
H.1643  HD.610 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1643) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to establish the family caregiver tax credit. Revenue.
H.1697  HD.1147 By Representative Parisella of Beverly and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1697) of Jerald A. Parisella, Joan B. Lovely and others for the annual issuance by the Governor of a proclamation setting apart first week in August as ice bucket challenge week. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1713  HD.598 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1713) of John W. Scibak and others for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor setting apart the third full week in April as shaken baby syndrome awareness week. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1733  HD.668 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1733) of Edward F. Coppinger and others relative to transparency in private utility construction contracts. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1741  HD.1956 By Mr. Frost of Auburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1741) of Paul K. Frost and Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. for legislation to authorize cities and towns to borrow from the Commonwealth without interest for green energy programs for such municipalities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1749  HD.1325 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1749) 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.1866  HD.91 By Mr. McKenna of Webster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1866) of Joseph D. McKenna and others that the Registrar of Motor Vehicles be authorized to establish an emergency responder yellow dot program. Transportation.
H.1873  HD.1012 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1873) of Jerald A. Parisella and others for legislation to exempt certain veterans from fares for the use of facilities of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and regional transit authorities. Transportation.
H.1920  HD.901 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1920) 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.1921  HD.1683 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1921) of James Arciero and others for legislation to exempt Gold Star annuity payments issued by the Commonwealth from being declared as income. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1939  HD.1853 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1939) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others relative to the acceleration of state repayments to municipalities for veterans benefits. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1947  HD.1000 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1947) of Timothy R. Whelan and others extending veterans status for the certain former members of the National Guard and reserves. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1949  HD.1880 By Representatives Kane of Shrewsbury and Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1949) of Hannah Kane and others for legislation to require that fiscal notes be attached to legislation providing unfunded mandates on municipal governments. Ways and Means.
S.2052  SD.2112 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Ryan C. Fattman, Richard J. Ross, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation to fairly fund early voting. Election Laws.
S.2082  SD.2178 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Anne M. Gobi and Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Jason Wendover, an employee of the Department of Correction. Public Service.
S.2083  SD.2179 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Anne M. Gobi and Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Laurie Wendover, an employee of the Department of Correction. Public Service.
H.2113  HD.2382 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2113) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the use and protection of pollinators by further regulating the spraying, release, deposit or application of a neonicotinoid on certain agricultural land. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.2114  SD.2263 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2114) of Anne M. Gobi and Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the board of selectmen of Hardwick to appoint the town collector. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2115  SD.2264 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2115) of Anne M. Gobi and Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the board of selectmen of Hardwick to appoint the town treasurer. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2146  SD.2228 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2146) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Anne M. Gobi and Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. for legislation to authorize the Brookfield Housing Authority to convey a certain parcel of land and the buildings to the Oxford Housing Authority. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.2165  HD.2418 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2165) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to patient choice of health care providers. Financial Services.
H.2274  HD.2851 By Representative Donato of Medford and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2274) of Paul J. Donato and others relative to guidelines for guardians of minor children. The Judiciary.
H.2277  HD.2842 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2277) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to service animals and penalties for misrepresentation. The Judiciary.
H.2378  HD.2499 By Messrs. D'Emilia of Bridgewater and Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2378) of Angelo L. D'Emilia, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to prohibiting the purchase of marijuana with funds provided by the Department of Transitional Assistance. Marijuana Policy.
H.2379  HD.2802 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2379) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to compliance with electrical codes for personal cultivation of marijuana in residential buildings. Marijuana Policy.
H.2380  HD.2858 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2380) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to local control of marijuana establishments. Marijuana Policy.
H.2396  HD.2878 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2396) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to substance abuse treatment . Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2419  HD.2206 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2419) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the treatment of animals and reporting of cruelty. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.2463  HD.2888 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2463) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to optometrists and treatment of eye disorders. Public Health.
H.2480  HD.2638 By Messrs. Vega of Holyoke and Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2480) of Aaron Vega and others relative to the funding and management of the Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund. Public Health.
H.2485  HD.2462 By Mr. D'Emilia of Bridgewater, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2485) of Angelo L. D'Emilia and others for legislation to allow for the lawful sale of inert ammunition components from certain out-of-state vendors to lawfully licensed gun owners in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2492  HD.2909 By Miss Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2492) of Colleen M. Garry and others relative to the sale or possession of electrical weapons. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2507  HD.2125 By Mr. Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2507) of Todd M. Smola and others relative to the licensing of firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2510  HD.2557 By Mr. Velis of Westfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2510) of John C. Velis and others for an investigation by a special commission to study and evaluate policies within the so-called “Gun Free Zones”. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2512  HD.2343 By Mrs. Whipps of Athol, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2512) of Susannah M. Whipps and others relative to previously licensed gun owners. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2513  HD.2226 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2513) of James Arciero and others relative to creditable service for certain local and State police officers. Public Service.
H.2604  HD.2122 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2604) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the calculation of the inventory tax on certain corporations. Revenue.
H.2605  HD.2135 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2605) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for legislation to require a waiting period for the implementation of new taxes. Revenue.
H.2610  HD.2924 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2610) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to establishing local option means-tested senior property tax exemptions. Revenue.
H.2674  HD.2165 By Representative O'Connell of Taunton and Senator Fattman, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2674) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others for legislation to establish a yearly audit of MassHealth and the Department of Transitional Assistance. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2680  HD.2577 By Mr. Velis of Westfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2680) of John C. Velis and others that the Honor and Remember Flag be designated as the symbol of the Commonwealth’s concern and commitment to honoring and remembering the lives of all members of the United States Armed Forces who lost their lives while serving. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2725  HD.2479 By Mr. D'Emilia of Bridgewater, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2725) of Angelo L. D'Emilia and others for legislation to clarify the definition, testing regulations and enforcement of motorcycle sound emissions. Transportation.
H.2796  HD.3564 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2796) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to providing child care assistance to homeless families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.2802  HD.3121 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2802) of James J. O'Day and others relative to background checks on foster parents. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.2803  HD.3222 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2803) of James J. O'Day and others relative to the safety and security of social workers employed by the Department of Children and Families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.2816  HD.3013 By Representative Ferguson of Holden and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2816) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to alcoholic beverage manufacturers' licenses for the sale of malt beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.2823  HD.3525 By Mr. Mahoney of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2823) of John J. Mahoney and others relative to promoting emerging breweries. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.2842  HD.3156 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2842) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to the minimum about of school aid available to municipalities. Education.
H.2936  HD.3123 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2936) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others for legislation to exempt veterans from Division of State Parks and Recreation fees. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2938  HD.3144 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2938) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others for legislation to establish the agricultural resolve and security fund to promote and foster agriculture. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3013  HD.3463 By Mr. Mirra of West Newbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3013) of Leonard Mirra and others relative to the penalty for withholding low income housing development excess profits. Housing.
H.3053  HD.3486 By Representative Frost of Auburn and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3053) of Paul K. Frost 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.3116  HD.3308 By Messrs. Muradian of Grafton and Tucker of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3116) of David K. Muradian, Jr. and others relative to further regulating the classes and penalties of controlled substances . The Judiciary.
H.3117  HD.3224 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3117) of James J. O'Day and others relative to increasing the penalties for leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident. The Judiciary.
H.3119  HD.3568 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3119) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to voluntary consent for abortion services. The Judiciary.
H.3176  HD.3346 By Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3176) of Hannah Kane and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to regulate the operations of marijuana establishments. Marijuana Policy.
H.3177  HD.3358 By Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3177) of Hannah Kane and others for legislation to further regulate the manufacturing and sales of certain commercial marijuana products. Marijuana Policy.
H.3178  HD.3373 By Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3178) of Hannah Kane and others relative to the determination of instances of drugged driving. Marijuana Policy.
H.3179  HD.3392 By Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3179) of Hannah Kane and others relative to home growing of marijuana. Marijuana Policy.
H.3180  HD.3402 By Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3180) of Hannah Kane and others relative to youth marijuana use, prevention and education. Marijuana Policy.
H.3182  HD.3420 By Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3182) of Hannah Kane and others relative to packaging requirements for marijuana and marijuana products. Marijuana Policy.
H.3183  HD.3430 By Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3183) of Hannah Kane and others relative to the effects of marijuana and marijuana products with high potency on the human body. Marijuana Policy.
H.3184  HD.3592 By Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3184) of Hannah Kane and others for legislation to further regulate the advertisements and marketing of marijuana, marijuana products and marijuana accessories. Marijuana Policy.
H.3190  HD.3539 By Mr. Muradian of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3190) of David K. Muradian, Jr., and others relative to certain regulations under recreational marijuana licenses. Marijuana Policy.
H.3194  HD.1213 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Diehl of Whitman, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3194) of Shaunna L. O'Connell, Geoff Diehl and others relative to prohibiting purchases of marijuana by persons using direct cash assistance funds held on electronic benefit transfer cards or access devices. Marijuana Policy.
H.3202  HD.3696 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3202) of Timothy R. Whelan and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to regulate the use of marijuana. Marijuana Policy.
H.3214  HD.3520 By Representative Frost of Auburn and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3214) of Paul K. Frost and others relative to methadone clinic zoning. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.3283  HD.3524 By Mr. DeCoste of Norwell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3283) of David F. DeCoste and others relative to the hiring preferences for veterans and surviving children of police officers and fire fighters who died in the line of duty. Public Service.
H.3294  HD.2584 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3294) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to creditable service for certain public employees. Public Service.
H.3309  HD.3565 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3309) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to veterans property tax abatements. Revenue.
H.3326  HD.2123 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3326) of Randy Hunt and others relative to corporate excise taxes for homeowners associations organized as corporations. Revenue.
H.3348  HD.3122 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3348) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others for legislation to provide a tax deduction for charitable donations of food by farmers. Revenue.
H.3373  HD.3336 By Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3373) of Hannah Kane and others for legislation to establish the marijuana health and safety protection commission. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3437  HD.3128 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3437) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others for legislation to reduce registration fees on veteran plates. Transportation.
H.3447  HD.3267 By Mr. Velis of Westfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3447) of John C. Velis and others for legislation further defining Gold Star Families. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3498  HD.2079 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3498) of Randy Hunt and others relative to the mental health examination process of inmates at places of detention. The Judiciary.
H.3546  HD.1934 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3546) of Randy Hunt and others relative to the sale of wines and malt beverages on the premises of certain establishments. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3621  HD.1936 By Representative Velis of Westfield and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3621) of John C. Velis and others relative to veterans’ preference hiring practices. Public Service.
H.3652  HD.3910 Filed by Mr. DeLeo of Winthrop and other members of the House. April 24, 2017.
H.3812  HD.3970 By Messrs. Whelan of Brewster and Tucker of Salem, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Timothy R. Whelan, Paul Tucker and others relative to trafficking carfentanil or any salt or derivative thereof. The Judiciary.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.