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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Denise Andrews Served 2011 - 2014 Democrat - 2nd Franklin

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S.21  SD.135 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 21) of Gale D. Candaras, Christopher G. Fallon, Louis L. Kafka, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to supervise the personal care attendant program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.23  SD.140 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 23) of Gale D. Candaras, Denise Andrews, John F. Keenan, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide personal care attendant orientation . Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.52  SD.1117 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 52) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Andrews, Mary S. Keefe, Jay R. Kaufman and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote restorative justice practices. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.54  SD.881 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 54) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Kay Khan, Denise Andrews, James M. Murphy and others for legislation to establish a task force relative to the Commonwealth's direct-care workforce. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.71  SD.1138 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 71) of James B. Eldridge, Daniel A. Wolf, Paul McMurtry, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to comprehensive land use reform and partnership. Community Development and Small Businesses.
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.80  SD.711 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 80) of Michael Barrett, Cleon H. Turner, Paul McMurtry, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.81  SD.1318 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 81) of Stephen M. Brewer and Denise Andrews (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Templeton to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk off the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.87  HD.523 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 87) of Mark J. Cusack and others for legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.93  SD.624 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 93) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Andrews, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide municipal control of liquor licenses. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.93  HD.1270 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 93) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to promote asset development in transitional assistance programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.114  HD.872 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 114) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a pilot program to provide educational and training programs to low-income families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.118  HD.1440 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 118) of Kay Khan and others relative to sibling visits in child welfare cases. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.120  HD.1568 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 120) of Kay Khan, Denise Andrews and Marcos A. Devers requiring child and parent involvement in permanency and placement planning. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.122  HD.1592 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 122) of Kay Khan and others relative to reckless endangerment of persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.124  HD.3297 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 124) of Kay Khan and others relative to hearings in the Department of Children and Families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.135  HD.364 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 135) of James J. O'Day and others relative to housing and support services to unaccompanied homeless youth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.142  SD.1528 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 142) of Michael F. Rush, Robert M. Koczera, James J. Dwyer, Christopher G. Fallon and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to price discrepancies in gas station purchases . Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.143  HD.639 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 143) of Denise Provost and others relative to services for homeless individuals and families receiving assistance under the program of emergency aid to elders, disabled persons and children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.144  HD.1457 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 144) of Denise Provost and others for the inclusion of individuals with disabilities within civil rights protections and nondiscrimination protections and for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the status of individuals and families with disabilities . Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.144  SD.1766 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 144) of Michael F. Rush, Robert M. Koczera, Christopher G. Fallon and Denise Andrews for legislation relative to the fair distribution and pricing of event tickets. 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.154  HD.2607 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 154) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to the protection of the mental and physical health of minors from sexual orientation and/or gender identity change efforts. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.173  SD.1119 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 173) of James B. Eldridge, Sheila C. Harrington, Denise Andrews, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote efficiency and transparency in economic development . Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.179  HD.2742 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 179) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to expand the sale of products by farmer breweries. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.189  HD.1827 By Ms. Cariddi of North Adams, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 189) of Gailanne M. Cariddi and Denise Andrews for legislation to regulate telemarketing for charitable solicitations. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.190  HD.3408 By Ms. Cariddi of North Adams, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 190) of Gailanne M. Cariddi and others relative to the do not call list law concerning certain charitable solicitations. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.200  SD.1000 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 200) of Stephen M. Brewer, Todd M. Smola, James M. Murphy, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to geography education. Education.
H.201  HD.3383 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 201) of Thomas P. Conroy and Denise Andrews relative to the disclosure of consumer credit financial records. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.203  SD.668 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 203) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jason M. Lewis, Bruce E. Tarr, Eileen M. Donoghue and other members of the General Court for legislation to involve youth in civic engagement. Education.
S.206  SD.645 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 206) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Martha Coakley, Michael Barrett, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to bullying in schools. Education.
S.207  SD.1419 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 207) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Katherine M. Clark, Barry R. Finegold, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation to revive the Foundation Budget Review Commission. Education.
S.209  SD.34 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 209) of Katherine M. Clark, Jason M. Lewis, John W. Scibak, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation realtive to healthy youth and sex education. Education.
S.212  SD.467 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 212) of Katherine M. Clark, Kay Khan, Thomas M. Stanley, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to charter schools. Education.
H.214  HD.2600 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 214) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to provide for the distribution of lottery funds to invest in water and sewer infrastructure. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.225  SD.1642 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 225) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Patricia D. Jehlen, James B. Eldridge, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to English language programs in the Commonwealth's schools. Education.
S.231  SD.323 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 231) of Benjamin B. Downing, Sal N. DiDomenico, Thomas M. McGee, John J. Lawn, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to require all coaches to have cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification . Education.
H.235  HD.2891 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 235) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to establish a process to identify toxic chemical substances used in consumer products. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.236  HD.2910 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 236) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to consumer protection and regulation in psychotherapy. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.238  HD.1684 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 238) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to include paving contractors in the laws regulating home improvement contractors. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.266  SD.1148 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 266) of Michael F. Rush, Patricia A. Haddad, Thomas M. McGee, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to require instruction in CPR and the use of defibrillators for high school graduation. Education.
H.267  HD.999 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 267) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.269  HD.1761 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 269) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to the sale of second hand motor vehicles by municipalities. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.270  HD.2020 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 270) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to the granting of temporary licenses for the sale of wine, beer and malt liquor at auctions. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.284  SD.82 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 284) of Gale D. Candaras and Denise Andrews for legislation to correct income calculation for spouses of nursing home residents. Elder Affairs.
S.285  SD.139 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 285) of Gale D. Candaras, Denise Andrews, Christine E. Canavan, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation that provisions be made to create a special commission on institutional long term care services. Elder Affairs.
S.286  SD.1636 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 286) of Gale D. Candaras and Denise Andrews for legislation relative to the establishment of a commission on fraud prevention within the Personal Care Attendant Program. Elder Affairs.
S.287  SD.454 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 287) of Harriette L. Chandler, Gale D. Candaras, Michael R. Knapik, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the regulation of skilled nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.289  SD.888 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 289) of Katherine M. Clark, Jason M. Lewis, Christopher G. Fallon, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to regard the SHINE health insurance counseling program. Elder Affairs.
S.290  SD.863 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 290) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Denise Andrews, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, James M. Murphy and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the health and safety of elders with hoarding disorder. Elder Affairs.
S.292  SD.887 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 292) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Christopher G. Fallon, Jason M. Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote equal choice a cost savings in health care. Elder Affairs.
S.294  SD.903 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 294) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Denise Andrews, Sal N. DiDomenico, James M. Murphy and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish an advisory committee on residential care facilities. Elder Affairs.
H.306  HD.605 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 306) of Martha M. Walz, Denise Andrews and Michael O. Moore for legislation to change the membership criteria of certain licensing boards. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.313  SD.436 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 313) of Katherine M. Clark, Jason M. Lewis, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish online voter registration. Election Laws.
S.316  SD.179 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 316) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Harriette L. Chandler, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the pre-registration of voters. Election Laws.
S.318  SD.991 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 318) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Andrews, Sal N. DiDomenico, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote voter registration. Election Laws.
S.320  SD.1079 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 320) of James B. Eldridge, Robert M. Koczera, Timothy R. Madden, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to accountability for corporate political spending. Election Laws.
S.321  SD.1082 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 321) of James B. Eldridge, Cory Atkins, William N. Brownsberger, Christopher G. Fallon and other members of the General Court for legislation to disclose political spending. Election Laws.
H.321  HD.304 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Rosenberg, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 321) of Sarah K. Peake, Stanley C. Rosenberg and others relative to coordinating the availability of transit services to employees of existing and expanding businesses by the Massachusetts Office of Business Development. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.322  SD.1084 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 322) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Andrews, Jay R. Kaufman and Kay Khan for legislation relative to election officers. Election Laws.
H.324  HD.2634 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 324) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to transparency in economic development spending. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.325  SD.1096 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 325) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Andrews, Jonathan Hecht, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to modernize our voter registration system. Election Laws.
H.325  HD.2636 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 325) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to the collection and reporting of data necessary to assess total spending or to judge the impact of economic development investments. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.330  HD.853 By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 330) 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.332  SD.496 By Mr. Rosenberg, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 332) of Stanley C. Rosenberg, Kay Khan, Michael F. Rush, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the integrity of initiative and referendum petitions. Election Laws.
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.
H.347  HD.702 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 347) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to promoting gender equity training in education. Education.
S.348  SD.641 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 348) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Thomas M. Menino, Carlo Basile, Daniel A. Wolf and other members of the General Court for legislation to facilitate the growth of innovative food enterprises in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.349  HD.719 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 349) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to the implementation of full-day kindergarten. Education.
H.350  HD.975 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 350) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to increasing the minimum age for school dropouts. Education.
H.351  HD.1573 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 351) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to incorporate suicide prevention training into educator professional development plans. Education.
H.353  HD.3326 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 353) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and Denise Andrews relative to the achievement gap for English language learners. Education.
S.356  SD.893 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 356) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Andrews, Michael Barrett, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to establishing standards for restoring and maintaining streamflows, water levels and hydrologic regimes that protect natural aquatic life in rivers and streams . Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.357  SD.961 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 357) of James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to require producer responsibility for collection reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.358  SD.1024 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 358) of James B. Eldridge, Kay Khan, Denise Andrews, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to best management practices in water. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.359  SD.1112 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 359) of James B. Eldridge, Martha M. Walz, Thomas P. Conroy, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to plastic bag reduction. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.365  HD.3386 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 365) of Thomas P. Conroy, Denise Andrews and Denise C. Garlick relative to regional school district leases. Education.
H.372  HD.616 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 372) of James J. Dwyer and others relative to establishing a moratorium for charter schools. Education.
H.388  HD.3056 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 388) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to sexual education and violence prevention programs. Education.
H.389  HD.3058 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 389) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to requiring mandatory physical education for all students in grades K-12. Education.
H.390  HD.3140 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 390) of Gloria L. Fox, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and Denise Andrews for legislation to establish a pilot program for the installation of silent alarms in public and private schools. Education.
H.394  HD.2594 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 394) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to include the history of working people and the labor movement in the United States in the public school curriculum. Education.
H.395  HD.3178 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 395) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to implement a program of instruction in the schools on child sexual abuse prevention . Education.
S.398  SD.1126 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 398) of Michael F. Rush, Martin J. Walsh, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to requiring recycling in state buildings. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.401  SD.1095 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 401) of Karen E. Spilka, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Thomas M. Stanley, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animals during pet sales. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.415  SD.843 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 415) of Stephen M. Brewer, Gloria L. Fox, Martha M. Walz, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure access to life-saving colorectal cancer and breast cancer screenings. Financial Services.
H.416  HD.46 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 416) of Patricia A. Haddad and others for legislation to require instruction in CPR and the use of defibrillators as a prerequisite for a high school diploma. Education.
H.420  HD.2753 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 420) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to provide that the subject of genocide be included in the curriculum of the public schools of the Commonwealth. Education.
S.425  SD.1278 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 425) of Harriette L. Chandler, Gale D. Candaras, Mary S. Keefe, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to alternatives to foreclosure. Financial Services.
H.438  HD.95 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 438) of John J. Lawn, Jr. and others for legislation to require public school athletic coaches to have a current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation . Education.
H.450  HD.360 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 450) of James J. O'Day and others relative to age-appropriate sexual health education. Education.
H.454  HD.1882 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 454) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to bullying in schools. Education.
H.457  HD.2923 By Representatives Peisch of Wellesley and Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 457) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the quality of education by reviving the foundation budget review commission. Education.
H.459  HD.2978 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 459) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to establishing an educational mandate task force (including members of the General Court) to review all existing state mandates imposed on public schools and districts in the Commonwealth. Education.
H.461  HD.3015 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 461) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and Denise Andrews relative to establishing a school counseling leadership pilot project to accelerate college and career readiness in the public schools. Education.
H.464  HD.3461 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 464) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving student achievement. Education.
H.479  HD.3168 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 479) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to an English language learner's program in the public schools. Education.
S.488  SD.462 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 488) of Michael J. Rodrigues, John F. Keenan, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a consumer bill of rights in tiered and reduced network health plans. Financial Services.
S.500  SD.1760 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 500) of Gale D. Candaras and Denise Andrews for legislation to establish a primary care development fund. Health Care Financing.
S.501  SD.98 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 501) of Harriette L. Chandler, John W. Scibak, Gale D. Candaras, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equitable reimbursement rates for services provided to publicly assisted patients. Health Care Financing.
S.504  SD.482 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 504) of Katherine M. Clark, Elizabeth A. Malia, Kay Khan, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for primary and preventative health care services for certain children in the Commonwealth. . Health Care Financing.
S.515  SD.1059 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 515) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Martha M. Walz, William Smitty Pignatelli and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish Medicare for all in Massachusetts. Health Care Financing.
H.515  HD.153 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 515) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to private school transportation. Education.
H.517  HD.163 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 517) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to parental involvement in schools. Education.
H.518  HD.224 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 518) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to allow teachers currently employed and receiving compensation to serve on the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Education.
H.519  HD.225 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 519) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to provide for the implementation of personal financial literacy curriculum in schools. Education.
S.521  SD.886 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 521) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Denise Andrews, Jonathan Hecht, James M. Murphy and others for legislation to regard MassHealth applications. Health Care Financing.
H.521  HD.241 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 521) of Martha M. Walz, Cory Atkins and Denise Andrews relative to teacher compensation in regional school districts. Education.
H.522  HD.330 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 522) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to providing for an analysis of health education. Education.
S.522  SD.905 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 522) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Christopher G. Fallon, Jason M. Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the MassHealth program. Health Care Financing.
H.523  HD.1031 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 523) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to reduce the school dropout rate and assist students who have dropped out. Education.
H.524  HD.1032 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 524) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to raise the school dropout age. Education.
H.525  HD.1033 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 525) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to enhancing the educational opportunities for expectant and parenting students. Education.
H.526  HD.1036 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 526) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to education collaboratives. Education.
S.527  SD.1633 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 527) of Thomas P. Kennedy, Kay Khan, Sal N. DiDomenico, Gale D. Candaras and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide personal care attendant orientation . Health Care Financing.
H.527  HD.1038 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 527) of Martha M. Walz, Kay Khan and Denise Andrews relative to the preparation and implementation of professional development plans for public school teachers. Education.
H.528  HD.1455 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 528) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to requiring the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to review state-mandated reporting requirements for school districts . Education.
H.530  HD.1502 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 530) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to charter schools. Education.
S.530  SD.1067 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 530) of Mark C. Montigny, Daniel B. Winslow and Denise Andrews for legislation to fully apply telemedicine coverage. Health Care Financing.
S.531  SD.1072 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 531) of Mark C. Montigny, James T. Welch, Denise Andrews, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to benefit the Health Safety Net Trust Fund. Health Care Financing.
H.533  HD.3289 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 533) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to establish an office of dual language educational programs to promote and provide technical assistance to dual language educational programs in the Commonwealth . Education.
H.535  HD.3314 By Mr. Zlotnik of Gardner, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 535) of Jonathan D. Zlotnik and others for legislation to establish a personal finance, civic responsibility and general legal high school social studies curriculum. Education.
S.538  SD.1396 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 538) of Richard T. Moore, John W. Scibak, Stephen L. DiNatale, Carlos Henriquez and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the provider's council. Health Care Financing.
H.543  HD.1251 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 543) of Jonathan Hecht and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to institutional long-term care in the Commonwealth. Elder Affairs.
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.547  HD.1215 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 547) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the prevention and elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression within the Department of Elder Affairs. Elder Affairs.
S.554  SD.1499 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 554) of Richard T. Moore, Kay Khan, Anne M. Gobi, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect health care reform funding. Health Care Financing.
S.557  SD.754 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 557) of Marc R. Pacheco, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, Walter F. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to patient safety. Health Care Financing.
H.559  HD.522 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 559) of Cory Atkins and others relative to accountability for certain corporate political activities. Election Laws.
H.562  HD.455 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 562) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to the number of hours that polls are open for regional school district elections. Election Laws.
H.565  HD.2835 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 565) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and Denise Andrews for legislation to expand access to voter registration. Election Laws.
S.572  SD.875 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 572) of Daniel A. Wolf, Michael Barrett, Tom Sannicandro, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure effective health care cost control. Health Care Financing.
H.573  HD.293 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 573) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to municipal election ballots . Election Laws.
S.577  SD.1445 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 577) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal access to higher education and generating revenue for the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
H.579  HD.3060 By Representatives Fox of Boston and Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 579) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to establish election day voter registration. Election Laws.
H.581  HD.2543 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 581) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to establish online voter registration. Election Laws.
H.582  HD.2545 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 582) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to establish permanent voter registration for registered voters who move within the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
H.583  HD.2560 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 583) of Sean Garballey, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and Denise Andrews relative to age requirements in local elections. Election Laws.
H.598  HD.682 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 598) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to voting by the instant runoff voting method. Election Laws.
H.599  HD.684 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 599) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to voting by the instant runoff voting method in primaries. Election Laws.
H.600  HD.685 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 600) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to ensuring secure voting equipment. Election Laws.
H.602  HD.2321 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 602) of Peter V. Kocot and Denise Andrews relative to limiting contributions to ballot question committees. Election Laws.
H.604  HD.1995 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 604) of Robert M. Koczera and others for legislation to provide for early voting in cities and towns. Election Laws.
H.613  HD.1016 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 613) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to authorize local boards of registrars to perform random audits of election results in precincts. Election Laws.
H.614  HD.1017 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 614) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to authorize persons to pre-register to vote prior to their eighteenth birthday. Election Laws.
H.615  HD.1018 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 615) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to establish procedures for early voting in elections in cities and towns. Election Laws.
S.622  SD.832 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 622) of Stephen M. Brewer, Anne M. Gobi, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide further penalties for intentional loss or damage to gravestone or other gravemarker. The Judiciary.
S.623  SD.1747 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 623) of Stephen M. Brewer and Denise Andrews (by vote of the town) for legislation to request an investigation by the attornery general into the following incidents in the town of Templeton. The Judiciary. [Local Approval Received.]
H.627  HD.634 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 627) of Denise Provost and others relative to initiative and referendum petitions. Election Laws.
H.630  HD.1723 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 630) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to further regulate campaign contributions involving political committees. Election Laws.
H.640  HD.2626 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 640) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Denise Andrews and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation to provide a local option for instant runoff voting in city and town elections. Election Laws.
S.641  SD.69 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 641) of Harriette L. Chandler, William N. Brownsberger, John W. Scibak, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to update public health laws. The Judiciary.
S.642  SD.132 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 642) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jason M. Lewis, William N. Brownsberger, James J. O'Day and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to freedom of speech and association. The Judiciary.
S.643  SD.568 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 643) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin B. Downing, Cynthia S. Creem, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal access to public places regardless of gender identity. The Judiciary.
S.644  SD.747 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 644) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Byron Rushing, Denise Andrews, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the collection and analsis of data realitve to traffic stops. . The Judiciary.
S.645  SD.328 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 645) of Katherine M. Clark, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Thomas M. Stanley, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide protection from child enticement. The Judiciary.
S.647  SD.330 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 647) of Katherine M. Clark, Brian S. Dempsey, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Claire D. Cronin and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to strangulation. The Judiciary.
S.648  SD.331 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 648) of Katherine M. Clark, John W. Scibak, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide protection from photographing, videotaping or electronically surveilling a partially nude or nude child. The Judiciary.
S.649  SD.332 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 649) of Katherine M. Clark, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Thomas M. Stanley, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to providing protection from subsequent violations of restraining orders. The Judiciary.
H.651  HD.1034 By Representatives Walz of Boston and Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 651) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to further regulate the financing of political campaigns. Election Laws.
S.656  SD.1613 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 656) of Katherine M. Clark, Paul Brodeur, Donald H. Wong, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect our communities. The Judiciary.
S.669  SD.1184 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 669) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sal N. DiDomenico and Denise Andrews for legislation relative to punishment for the crime of domestic violence. The Judiciary.
H.680  HD.1976 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 680) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others for legislation to establish a pet grooming license. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.694  HD.916 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 694) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the use of coal ash as a solid waste. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.695  HD.3079 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 695) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to hydraulic fracturing wastewater. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.696  HD.3089 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 696) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag pollution. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.706  HD.2577 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 706) of Sean Garballey and others relative to prohibiting additional incineration of solid waste materials. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.707  HD.2597 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 707) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to further regulate the use of hydraulic fracturing to stimulate the extraction of natural gas. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.712  HD.759 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 712) of Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation to enhance the management of problem wildlife. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.713  HD.787 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 713) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to the use of crossbows in hunting. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.715  HD.789 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 715) of Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation to establish a snowmobile educational safety program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.717  HD.791 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 717) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to the distribution of raw milk. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.725  SD.598 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 725) of James B. Eldridge, Michael O. Moore, William N. Brownsberger, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to expunge the records of persons falsely accused and juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.726  HD.2553 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 726) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to increase the membership of the Board of Agriculture within the Department of Agricultural Resources. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.727  SD.630 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 727) of James B. Eldridge and Denise Andrews for legislation to define certain administrative records as public records. The Judiciary.
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.
H.739  HD.2289 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 739) of Peter V. Kocot, Denise Andrews and Ellen Story relative to a review of existing staffing levels of environmental police officers in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.749  HD.1669 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 749) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish old growth forest reserves in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.751  HD.1708 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 751) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the Milk Producers Security Fund reimbursement. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.753  HD.1729 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 753) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to direct the Commissioner of Agricultural Resources to establish a livestock care and standards board to ensure the humane keeping and treatment of livestock. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.754  HD.1732 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 754) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to prohibit certain restrictions on the use of land for agricultural purposes. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.755  HD.1736 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 755) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to meat and poultry production, processing and inspection. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.756  HD.3259 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 756) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the Endangered Species Act. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.774  HD.1378 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 774) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to further define the illegal processing of lobsters at sea. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.782  HD.385 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 782) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to exempt the personal use of milk and raw milk products by owners of cows and goats from certain laws governing the use of said products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.787  HD.2249 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 787) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag use through regulations and incentives. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.788  HD.2380 By Representatives Provost of Somerville and Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 788) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to protect drinking water from hydraulic fracturing. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.791  SD.214 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 791) of Karen E. Spilka, Gerald T. Leone, Middlesex District Attorney, Thomas M. Stanley, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to permit the setting of both cash bail and pretrial conditions in domestic violence matters. The Judiciary.
S.794  SD.348 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 794) of Karen E. Spilka, Gerald T. Leone, Thomas M. Stanley and Denise Andrews for legislation relative to domestic violence by repeat offenders. The Judiciary.
S.796  SD.362 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 796) of Karen E. Spilka, Martha M. Walz, William N. Brownsberger, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
H.802  HD.850 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 802) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to further regulate the sale and disposal of mercury-added thermostats. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.803  HD.1092 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 803) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require producer responsibility for collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.805  HD.1979 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 805) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to establish a sustainable water resource fund to mitigate water shortages. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.814  HD.512 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator McGee, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 814) of Ellen Story, Thomas M. McGee and others that manufacturers of mercury-added lamps implement a recycling program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.822  HD.197 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 822) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to exempting cities and towns from fees from the Massachusetts Oil and Hazardous Material Release Prevention and Response Act. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.836  HD.977 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 836) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the effect of certain behavioral health disorders on certain disability insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.837  HD.1265 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 837) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of certain insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.838  HD.1269 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 838) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of group or individual disability, accident or sickness insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.839  HD.1318 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Wolf, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 839) of Ruth B. Balser, Daniel A. Wolf and others for legislation to facilitate access to individual health insurance. Financial Services.
H.840  HD.1349 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 840) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to require health care coverage for emergency psychiatric services. Financial Services.
H.847  HD.531 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 847) of Jennifer E. Benson, Jason M. Lewis and Denise Andrews for legislation to provide that cytologic screenings performed at the same time as annual physical examinations be separately billed by health care providers and paid by insurers. Financial Services.
S.847  SD.611 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 847) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Sal N. DiDomenico, James B. Eldridge, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to econmically stabilize displaced service workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.848  SD.457 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 848) of Katherine M. Clark, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Kenneth I. Gordon, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to an employee protection act. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.852  SD.1260 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 852) of Cynthia S. Creem, William N. Brownsberger, Kay Khan, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to employees social media privacy protection. Labor and Workforce Development.
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.
S.900  SD.861 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 900) of Daniel A. Wolf, Patricia D. Jehlen, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish earned paid sick time. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.908  HD.1301 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 908) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to protecting consumers from unsolicited loans. Financial Services.
S.908  SD.777 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 908) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, William N. Brownsberger, Michael J. Rodrigues, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide services to adults with developmental disabilities. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.909  SD.781 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 909) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, William N. Brownsberger, Michael J. Rodrigues, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to services for individuals with autism spectrum disorder. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.916  HD.2601 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 916) of Sean Garballey and others relative to coverage standards for children under private insurance . Financial Services.
H.918  HD.746 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 918) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to the use of certain insurance underwriting guidelines for homeowners with dogs living on such insured property. Financial Services.
S.918  SD.1510 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 918) of John F. Keenan, Jennifer L. Flanagan and Denise Andrews for legislation relative to the discharge of persons incompetent to stand trial. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.927  SD.94 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 927) of Harriette L. Chandler, Mary S. Keefe, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Worcester County Commission on the Status of Women. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.929  SD.282 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 929) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Carlos Henriquez, Denise Provost, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent discriminatory land use and permitting decisions. . Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.930  HD.253 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 930) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the cancellation of certain health insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.932  HD.419 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 932) of Kay Khan and others relative to anesthesia insurance coverage for children hospitalized for dental treatment. Financial Services.
H.933  HD.420 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 933) of Kay Khan and others relative to health insurance for human service providers and their employees. Financial Services.
H.939  HD.1690 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 939) of Kay Khan and others relative to requiring insurance carriers to recognize nurse midwives as participating providers. Financial Services.
S.940  SD.585 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 940) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Andrews, Kay Khan, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage municipal recycling and composting. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.941  SD.588 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 941) of James B. Eldridge, Eileen M. Donoghue, Denise Andrews, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase recycling by landlords and tenants. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.942  SD.618 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 942) of James B. Eldridge, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect abandoned animals in vacant properties. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.944  HD.1676 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 944) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the rights of patients in tiered and reduced network health insurance plans. Financial Services.
S.945  SD.1027 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 945) of James B. Eldridge, Michael Barrett, Kay Khan, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to water resource impacts. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.946  SD.1099 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 946) of James B. Eldridge, Karen E. Spilka, Paul McMurtry, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
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.952  SD.1488 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 952) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Louis L. Kafka, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen the enforcement of certain dog laws. 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.
S.985  SD.1392 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 985) of Michael Barrett, Carlos Henriquez, Jason M. Lewis, Kenneth I. Gordon and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.986  HD.2612 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 986) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to require that group and non-group insurance plans cover medical or drug treatments to correct or repair disturbances of body composition caused by HIV-associated lipodystrophy syndrome. Financial Services.
S.987  SD.77 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 987) of Gale D. Candaras, Paul McMurtry, Christopher G. Fallon, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to permit spouses to to serve as paid caregivers. Public Health.
S.991  SD.92 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 991) of Harriette L. Chandler, Sarah K. Peake, Gale D. Candaras, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for safe patient handling. Public Health.
S.992  SD.103 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 992) of Harriette L. Chandler, John W. Scibak, Karen E. Spilka, Mark C. Montigny and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to adult dental restoration. Public Health.
S.994  SD.459 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 994) of Harriette L. Chandler, Mark C. Montigny, John W. Scibak, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the enhanced management of early childhood caries among MassHealth patients. Public Health.
S.999  SD.35 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 999) of Katherine M. Clark, William N. Brownsberger, John W. Scibak, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the responsible counseling of pregnant women. Public Health.
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.1008  SD.1108 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1008) of Benjamin B. Downing, Sal N. DiDomenico, John J. Lawn, Jr., William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to screenings for congenital heart defects for newborns. Public Health.
H.1012  HD.2062 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1012) of Nick Collins and others for legislation to increase the revenue available for health care provider payments. Health Care Financing.
H.1023  HD.3030 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1023) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to establish a Medicaid and health care reform trust fund. Health Care Financing.
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.1026  HD.1780 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1026) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others for legislation to require MassHealth to cover medically necessary treatments for members diagnosed with autism. Health Care Financing.
H.1029  HD.3296 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1029) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the payment and preservation of beds in nursing home facilities for recipients of MassHealth benefits who are temporarily hospitalized. Health Care Financing.
H.1033  HD.3448 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1033) of Peter V. Kocot and Denise Andrews that the Executive Office of Health and Human Services be directed to convene a western Massachusetts working group on trauma informed delivery of health care, mental health care and human services. Health Care Financing.
H.1034  HD.1686 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1034) of Stephen Kulik and Denise Andrews relative to applying national standards to Medicaid medical necessity reviews. Health Care Financing.
H.1035  HD.699 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1035) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to establish a single-payer health insurance trust fund. 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.1049  SD.1158 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1049) of Mark C. Montigny, John J. Lawn, Jr., Sal N. DiDomenico, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation requiring automated external defibrillators in schools. Public Health.
H.1050  HD.2440 By Ms. Provost of Somerville and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1050) of Denise Provost and others relative to mammography services and breast cancer early detection for medical assistance recipients. Health Care Financing.
H.1051  HD.2686 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1051) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to preventing unnecessary medical debt through hospital and affiliate charity care policies. Health Care Financing.
S.1051  SD.1381 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1051) of Mark C. Montigny, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Patricia D. Jehlen, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent undue influence on prescriber behavior . Public Health.
S.1052  SD.1429 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1052) of Mark C. Montigny and Denise Andrews for legislation to restore integrity in the marketing of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Public Health.
H.1053  HD.1677 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1053) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to compare cost savings under existing cost control laws to cost savings achievable under a single-payer health care system. Health Care Financing.
H.1054  HD.214 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1054) of John W. Scibak and others relative to equitable dental reimbursement rates for services provided to publicly-aided patients. Health Care Financing.
S.1055  SD.5 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1055) of Michael O. Moore, Martha M. Walz, Cory Atkins, Michael Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to restricting the marketing of other tobacco products. Public Health.
H.1058  HD.812 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1058) of Ellen Story and others relative to continuity of care for families enrolled in MassHealth. Health Care Financing.
S.1058  SD.638 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1058) of Michael O. Moore, Gerry Leone, Middlesex District Attorney and Denise Andrews for legislation to the protect victim's rights and the public health. Public Health.
H.1066  HD.2602 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1066) of Sean Garballey and others relative to establishing the great state of mind scholarship program. Higher Education.
H.1078  HD.3385 By Representatives Provost of Somerville and Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1078) of Denise Provost and others relative to the eligibility of students for in-state tuition rates and fees at public higher educational institutions. Higher Education.
S.1081  SD.1463 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1081) of Richard T. Moore, Daniel A. Wolf, Mary S. Keefe, Christine E. Canavan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
S.1099  SD.187 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1099) of Karen E. Spilka, Gerald T. Leone, Middlesex District Attorney, Thomas M. Stanley, Kate Hogan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the release of a body by the medical examiner to a person charged with an offense which resulted in the death of the deceased. Public Health.
S.1107  SD.867 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1107) of Daniel A. Wolf, Sarah K. Peake, Cleon H. Turner, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the practice of acupuncture. Public Health.
S.1108  SD.879 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1108) of Daniel A. Wolf, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Cleon H. Turner, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to limit outsourcing of the Massachusetts Health Care Workforce. Public Health.
S.1113  SD.81 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1113) of Gale D. Candaras, Denise Andrews and Christine E. Canavan for legislation to prohibit price gouging during states of emergency. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1127  HD.3170 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1127) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to provide financing for the production and preservation of housing for low and moderate income residents. Housing.
S.1131  SD.283 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1131) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Gerard T. Leone, Jr., Middlesex District Attorney , James J. Dwyer, David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the penalties for the illegal possession of firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1132  SD.284 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1132) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Gerard T. Leone, Jr., Middlesex District Attorney, James J. Dwyer, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to dangerous weapons. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1135  SD.1116 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1135) of James B. Eldridge, Anthony W. Petruccelli, Patricia D. Jehlen, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation to restore community trust in Massachusetts law enforcement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1139  HD.1179 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1139) of Thomas M. Menino and others for legislation to establish a health hardship mobile housing voucher program. Housing.
H.1154  HD.2617 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1154) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Denise Andrews and Cory Atkins relative to the use of electronic funds transfers and third party designees for tenants of publicly subsidized housing. Housing.
S.1171  SD.447 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1171) of Karen E. Spilka, William N. Brownsberger, John W. Scibak, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent shackling and promote safe pregnancies for female inmates. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1172  SD.1101 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1172) of Karen E. Spilka, Louis L. Kafka, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure the safety of people with pets in disasters. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1176  HD.928 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1176) of Cory Atkins and others for legislation to make the crime of strangulation and suffocation a felony offense. The Judiciary.
H.1177  HD.929 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1177) of Cory Atkins and others relative to the punishment for the crime of domestic violence. The Judiciary.
H.1178  HD.1196 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1178) of Cory Atkins and others relative to victims rights. The Judiciary.
S.1187  SD.578 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1187) of James E. Timilty, Sarah K. Peake, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to require health care employers to develop and implement programs to prevent workplace violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1188  HD.469 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1188) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to title protection for owners of improved land. The Judiciary.
H.1189  HD.475 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1189) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the treatment of the mentally ill in prisons. The Judiciary.
H.1194  HD.1331 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1194) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation require county and state correctional facilities to provide substance abuse services to certain inmates. The Judiciary.
H.1195  HD.2677 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1195) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the membership of the Parole Board. The Judiciary.
H.1198  HD.3033 By Mr. Beaton of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1198) of Matthew A. Beaton and others for legislation to increase the penalties for violations of certain hunting laws. The Judiciary.
S.1202  SD.841 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1202) of Stephen M. Brewer, Sean Garballey, Anne M. Gobi, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide the next of kin of a state police officer killed in the line of duty with a flag during the memorial service. Public Service.
S.1205  SD.76 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1205) of Gale D. Candaras, Denise Andrews and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to prohibit state employees from receiving multiple salaries. Public Service.
H.1231  HD.1231 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1231) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to providing further protection from photographing, videotaping or electronically surveilling a partially nude or nude child. The Judiciary.
H.1236  HD.525 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1236) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to protect children against sex offenders. The Judiciary.
H.1238  HD.829 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1238) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Stephen L. DiNatale and Denise Andrews for legislation to provide that certain monies obtained for the seizure of controlled substances be used to prevent gang violence. The Judiciary.
H.1243  HD.1124 By Ms. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1243) of Linda Campbell and others relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases. The Judiciary.
S.1275  SD.503 By Mr. Rosenberg, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1275) of Stanley C. Rosenberg and Denise Andrews for legislation relative to the retirement of University of Massachusetts police. Public Service.
H.1302  HD.1147 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1302) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the penalty for subsequent restraining order violations. The Judiciary.
H.1303  HD.1149 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1303) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to permit the setting of both cash bail and pretrial conditions in domestic violence matters. The Judiciary.
S.1312  SD.764 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1312) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jason M. Lewis, Gale D. Candaras, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to a tobacco excise. Revenue.
S.1313  SD.555 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1313) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Thomas P. Kennedy, James B. Eldridge, Michael Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to invest in our communities and tax exemptions. Revenue.
S.1314  SD.1599 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1314) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Denise Andrews and Benjamin Swan for legislation to improve the fairness of our tax laws . Revenue.
H.1317  HD.1295 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1317) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to regulate debt collection activity. The Judiciary.
H.1318  HD.1316 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1318) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to allow individuals to institute and prosecute a civil action for injunctive relief for violation of laws relative to meal breaks for employees. The Judiciary.
H.1319  HD.1321 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1319) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to the sentencing of certain juveniles convicted of murder. The Judiciary.
H.1321  HD.3062 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1321) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to funeral visitation for inmates. The Judiciary.
H.1322  HD.3065 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1322) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to increase the fines for solicitation of prostitution. The Judiciary.
H.1323  HD.3075 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1323) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to permit the purging of juvenile delinquency records. The Judiciary.
S.1323  SD.908 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1323) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Christopher G. Fallon, Daniel A. Wolf, John P. Fresolo and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the relief of mortgage debt. Revenue.
H.1325  HD.3124 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1325) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to the sealing of youthful offender records and the expungement of juvenile records. The Judiciary.
H.1341  HD.3078 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1341) of Sean Garballey and others relative to actions against health clubs or their employees that arise in connection with the use or non-use of defibrillators. The Judiciary.
H.1374  HD.349 By Ms. Harrington of Groton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1374) of Sheila C. Harrington and others relative to the sittings of the Middlesex County Probate Court. The Judiciary.
H.1375  HD.3001 By Ms. Harrington of Groton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1375) of Sheila C. Harrington, Denise Andrews and Keiko M. Orrall for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the feasibility of organizing the Trial Court by combining efforts, resources and functions of the various court departments. The Judiciary.
H.1432  HD.773 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1432) of Kay Khan and others relative to youthful offenders and criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
H.1433  HD.826 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1433) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to prevent shackling and promote safe pregnancies for female inmates. The Judiciary.
H.1434  HD.858 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1434) of Kay Khan, Denise Andrews and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to establish a women's correctional facility in Middlesex County. The Judiciary.
H.1437  HD.1200 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1437) of Kay Khan, Denise Andrews and Marcos A. Devers relative to court review of case plans involving child custody. The Judiciary.
H.1439  HD.1216 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1439) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to expedite the reunification of children under temporary custody with family members. The Judiciary.
H.1440  HD.1242 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1440) of Kay Khan, Denise Andrews and Marcos A. Devers for legislation to grant the Probate and Family Court Department exclusive jurisdiction to modify or enforce orders awarding legal custody of children. The Judiciary.
H.1441  HD.1446 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1441) of Kay Khan, Denise Andrews and Marcos A. Devers relative to the definition of custody in care and protection of children proceedings. The Judiciary.
H.1444  HD.1542 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1444) of Kay Khan and others relative to the granting of temporary or permanent custody to a parent when the other parent is deemed unfit. The Judiciary.
H.1445  HD.1546 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1445) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to provide for the timely completion of child welfare trials. The Judiciary.
H.1447  HD.1583 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1447) of Kay Khan and others relative to sibling visitation and court department placements. The Judiciary.
H.1449  HD.2283 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1449) of Peter V. Kocot and Denise Andrews relative to the fine for manslaughter by a construction company. The Judiciary.
S.1456  SD.1231 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1456) of Stephen M. Brewer and Denise Andrews for legislation to authorize the sale of land in the town of Templeton. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1457  HD.693 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1457) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to the use and protection of personal information in criminal investigations. The Judiciary.
H.1458  HD.698 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1458) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to audio recordings and written transcripts of phone calls made to the 911 emergency system. 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.
S.1480  SD.628 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1480) of James B. Eldridge, Sheila C. Harrington, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance access to electronic public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1503  HD.1562 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1503) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the liability of farmers' markets. The Judiciary.
H.1548  HD.1377 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1548) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to living wills. The Judiciary.
H.1552  HD.1773 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1552) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to ensuring confidentiality for victims of rape and domestic violence. The Judiciary.
S.1575  SD.1279 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1575) of Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger, James B. Eldridge, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to community access to energy efficiency programs and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1577  HD.888 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1577) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others relative to the protection of fire fighters and emergency medical technicians from civil liability for rendering emergency cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The Judiciary.
S.1579  SD.1174 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1579) of Benjamin B. Downing, William N. Brownsberger, Martha M. Walz, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to further promote electric vehicles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1586  SD.850 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1586) of James B. Eldridge, David M. Rogers, Denise Andrews, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to further promote energy efficiency and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1587  HD.953 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1587) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the enforcement of certain civil rights laws. The Judiciary.
S.1588  SD.522 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1588) of Cynthia S. Creem, Benjamin B. Downing, Daniel A. Wolf, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to update the bottle bill . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1588  HD.1011 By Representative Rushing of Boston and Senator Chang-Diaz, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1588) of Byron Rushing, Sonia Chang-Diaz and others for legislation to improve the collection and analysis of data relative to traffic stops. The Judiciary.
H.1589  HD.1172 By Messrs. Rushing of Boston and Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1589) of Byron Rushing, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to gender identity and access to public accommodations. The Judiciary.
H.1592  HD.3115 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1592) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the reform of laws implicating certain private consensual intimate conduct between adults. The Judiciary.
H.1596  HD.2666 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1596) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to occupants remaining in residences after the sale of foreclosed properties. The Judiciary.
H.1597  HD.218 By Messrs. Sannicandro of Ashland and Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1597) of Tom Sannicandro, David Paul Linsky and others relative to written consent of a parent or legal guardian and counseling of minor pregnant women seeking aboritions. The Judiciary.
H.1613  HD.2620 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1613) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to clarify the responsibility of law enforcement agencies to enforce federal immigration laws. The Judiciary.
H.1617  HD.1812 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1617) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require judicial review of foreclosures on residential mortgages. The Judiciary.
S.1626  SD.735 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1626) of Robert L. Hedlund, Jason M. Lewis, William N. Brownsberger, Tom Sannicandro and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the treatment of elephants. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.1630  HD.125 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1630) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further regulate the performance of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health. The Judiciary.
S.1635  SD.969 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1635) of Stephen M. Brewer, Stephen Kulik, Todd M. Smola, Benjamin B. Downing and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote environmentally sound transportation of agricultural products. Transportation.
S.1636  SD.39 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1636) of William N. Brownsberger, Sarah K. Peake, Denise Provost, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to reducing permitted idling times for certain motor vehicles. Transportation.
H.1638  HD.466 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1638) of Benjamin Swan and others for the establishment of a Massachusetts innocence commission to analyze the circumstances of innocent persons being charged, prosecuted, convicted and incarcerated. The Judiciary.
S.1639  SD.723 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1639) of William N. Brownsberger, Denise Provost, David M. Rogers, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect vulnerable road users. Transportation.
S.1640  SD.731 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1640) of William N. Brownsberger, Denise Provost, David M. Rogers, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect bicyclists in bicycle lanes. Transportation.
S.1641  SD.1543 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1641) of Gale D. Candaras, Denise Andrews and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. Transportation.
S.1646  SD.1670 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1646) of Katherine M. Clark, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transportation improvements in the Commonwealth. Transportation.
S.1648  SD.367 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1648) of Cynthia S. Creem, William N. Brownsberger, Martha M. Walz, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of automatic license plate reader systems. Transportation.
H.1654  HD.181 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1654) of Cleon H. Turner and Denise Andrews relative to making it a criminal offense to display an invalid workers compensation certificate. The Judiciary.
H.1656  HD.201 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1656) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to requiring rent escrow accounts in complaints for eviction. The Judiciary.
H.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.1682  HD.316 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1682) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to provide immunity from civil liability for persons providing employee references to prospective employers. The Judiciary.
H.1683  HD.332 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1683) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to regulate the compensation payable to board members of public charities. The Judiciary.
H.1684  HD.1014 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1684) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to further define privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
H.1685  HD.1035 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1685) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to regulate the solemnization of certain marriages by public employees. The Judiciary.
S.1685  SD.31 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1685) of Michael O. Moore and Denise Andrews for legislation relative to propane powered vehicles. Transportation.
H.1700  HD.903 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1700) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to health care worker safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1701  HD.1891 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1701) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to increase the minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1707  HD.503 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1707) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to social network privacy and employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1708  HD.794 By Representatives Coakley-Rivera of Springfield and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1708) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others for legislation to further regulate the method of calculating the period of time for employees in filing certain complaints with the Attorney General under the labor relations laws of the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1712  SD.1673 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1712) of Bruce E. Tarr, Theodore C. Speliotis, Carlo Basile, John D. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the license plate system of the Commonwealth. Transportation.
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.1715  HD.2221 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Brownsberger, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1715) of Lori A. Ehrlich, William Brownsberger and others for legislation to limit the time that former employees must wait before being employed by a competitor. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1726  SD.1662 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1726) of Stephen M. Brewer, Anne M. Gobi, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to emergency medical transportation provided to veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1728  HD.1403 By Representative Gordon of Bedford and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1728) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for legislation to prohibit clauses waiving certain rights in employment contracts. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.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.
H.1739  HD.504 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1739) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish earned paid sick time for certain employees rendering personal care. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1744  HD.1544 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1744) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers and prospective employers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1745  HD.1596 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1745) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to prohibit prospective employer discrimination against persons who are or have been unemployed. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1747  HD.3261 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1747) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to require owners to notify employees of their eligibility to purchase or bid on a business prior to the transfer of said business. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1747  SD.1425 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1747) of Michael F. Rush, Linda Campbell, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Robert M. Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the certification of veterans service officers and agents. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1750  HD.2258 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1750) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to establish employment rights for certain domestic workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1756  HD.631 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1756) of Denise Provost and others relative to further regulating certain individuals applying for or receiving unemployment benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1757  HD.2272 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1757) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to increase the minimum wage and link future increases to the Consumer Price Index. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1758  HD.967 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1758) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to make it unlawful to discriminate on the basis of height and weight in compensation or in terms, conditions or privileges of employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1766  HD.517 By Ms. Story of Amherst and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1766) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing and harrassment, without regard to protected class status. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1767  HD.968 By Ms. Story of Amherst and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1767) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further define comparable work. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1770  HD.200 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1770) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to unemployment payments by cities and towns. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1779  HD.1037 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1779) of Martha M. Walz, Denise Andrews and Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. for legislation to further regulate personnel records maintained by employers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1783  HD.463 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1783) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to promoting efficient access to mental health services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1784  HD.467 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1784) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to proportional payments of the Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1787  HD.1339 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1787) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to increase access to mental health facilities for women in the Commonwealth. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1789  HD.423 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1789) of Kay Khan and others relative to mental health examinations and services for inmates of certain correctional institutions in the Commonwealth. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1790  HD.425 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1790) of Kay Khan and others relative to the civil commitment of women for alcoholism and substance abuse at the Framingham Correctional Institution. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1791  HD.445 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1791) of Kay Khan and others relative to juvenile mental health and substance abuse. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1794  HD.1658 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1794) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to ensure access to Department of Mental Health services for certain individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and related conditions. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1795  HD.1866 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1795) of Kay Khan and others relative to conducting a review of mental health and substance abuse services for families and children in the care of the Commonwealth. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1799  HD.1235 By Representative Malia of Boston and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1799) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Jennifer L. Flanagan and others relative to mental health services for children. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1805  HD.366 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1805) of James J. O'Day and others relative to creating a community based flexible supports oversight commission . Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1806  HD.640 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1806) of Denise Provost and others relative to the rights of persons receiving services from program or facilities of the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1810  HD.1015 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1810) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the treatment of emotionally disturbed prisoners. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1825  HD.359 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1825) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to regulating the sale of dogs. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1843  HD.739 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1843) of Jonathan Hecht and Denise Andrews relative to handicapped parking spaces regulated by cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1844  SD.1866 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1844) of Stephen M. Brewer, Denise Andrews and Anne M. Gobi (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Petersham to borrow outside the debt limit for a certain town project. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.1852  HD.279 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1852) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the care of animals in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1853  HD.692 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1853) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1856  HD.1698 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1856) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to a statewide public works municipal mutual aid agreement . Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1859  HD.3216 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Wolf, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1859) of Stephen Kulik, Daniel A. Wolf and others relative to municipal zoning, subdivision control and master planning. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1871  HD.1361 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1871) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to the appointment of alternate members on local historical commissions. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1871  SD.1884 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Stephen M. Brewer and Denise Andrews for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Jessica Culver, an employee of the Department of Mental Health . Public Service.
H.1874  HD.1738 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1874) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others relative to the protection of puppies and kittens. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1881  HD.2073 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1881) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to blighted properties. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1883  HD.604 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1883) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to the issuance of certain tickets by municipal officers and inspectors. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1887  HD.1569 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1887) of Cory Atkins and others for legislation to include private schools and charter schools in the interscholastic athletic head injury safety training program. Public Health.
H.1888  HD.3401 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1888) of Cory Atkins and others relative to providing health care consumer rights and incentives and immunities for health care providers. Public Health.
H.1890  HD.295 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1890) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to requiring all restaurants to maintain devices or procedures for removing food lodged in a person’s throat. Public Health.
H.1911  HD.1826 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1911) of Tackey Chan and others for legislation to prohibit certain grants, incentive payments and other supplemental reimbursements to hospitals outsourcing certain health care delivery jobs. Public Health.
S.1914  SD.1898 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross, Linda Campbell and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animal welfare and safety. The Judiciary.
S.1927  SD.1924 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Stephen M. Brewer and Denise Andrews for legislation to authorize the Massachusetts Highway Department to grant certain easements in the town of Petersham. Transportation. [Local Approval Received.]
S.1930  SD.1930 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Stephen M. Brewer and Denise Andrews for legislation to exempt part-time call firefighters in the town of Athol from the civil service law . Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.1936  HD.1248 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1936) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to genetically engineered food. Public Health.
H.1939  HD.959 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1939) of Peter J. Durant and others for legislation to authorize school bus drivers to administer epinephrine. Public Health.
H.1944  HD.912 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1944) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to air pollutants. Public Health.
H.1952  HD.3080 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1952) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to establishing the folic acid awareness programs for young girls and women. Public Health.
H.1964  HD.2264 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1964) of Sean Garballey and others relative to oral health examinations for public school students. Public Health.
H.1965  HD.2580 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1965) of Sean Garballey and others relative to liability protection for disaster volunteers. Public Health.
H.1967  HD.3305 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1967) of Sean Garballey and others that the Department of Public Health be directed to establish a formal public hearing process prior to certain licensing and ownership of nursing home facilities decisions. Public Health.
H.1969  HD.394 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1969) of Denise C. Garlick and others that certain health facilities be directed to establish a "safe patient handling policy", so-called. Public Health.
H.1971  HD.505 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1971) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to further regulate newborn pulse oximetry screening for congenital heart defects. Public Health.
H.1985  HD.2539 By Ms. Hogan of Stow and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1985) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the release of a body by the medical examiner to a person charged with an offense which resulted in the death of the deceased. Public Health.
H.1996  HD.271 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1996) of Louis L. Kafka, Michael O. Moore and Denise Andrews relative to medical equipment suppliers. Public Health.
H.1997  HD.285 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1997) of Louis L. Kafka and others for legislation to regulate the sharing of foods at potluck events, so-called. Public Health.
H.2002  HD.690 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2002) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to require pain assessment and management in health care facilities. Public Health.
H.2003  HD.1593 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2003) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to establishing a board of registration in naturopathy and further regulating naturopathic health care. Public Health.
H.2005  HD.428 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2005) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a nursing advisory board within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Public Health.
H.2006  HD.429 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2006) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to provide for the rapid deployment of qualified nurses. Public Health.
H.2008  HD.446 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2008) of Kay Khan and others relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
H.2012  HD.647 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2012) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to establish a childhood vaccine program in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.2018  HD.683 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2018) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to define modest meals and refreshments involving pharmaceutical or medical device manufacturing companies and health care practitioners. Public Health.
H.2019  HD.700 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2019) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to personal care attendant orientation. Public Health.
H.2020  HD.701 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2020) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to prescription drug outreach and education programs. Public Health.
H.2027  HD.1174 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2027) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the health care of minors. Public Health.
H.2032  HD.3188 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2032) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to direct the Emergency Medical Services Advisory Board to study the feasibility of updating the law regarding "Do Not Resuscitate" orders. Public Health.
H.2045  HD.1368 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2045) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to expand power plant safety preparedness requirements by the Department of Public Health to twenty miles. Public Health.
H.2047  HD.1397 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2047) of Sarah K. Peake and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender aging. Public Health.
H.2051  HD.393 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2051) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to acupuncture. Public Health.
H.2057  HD.632 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2057) of Denise Provost and others that medical equipment be accessible to disabled persons. Public Health.
H.2058  HD.633 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2058) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to promulgate regulations requiring Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (“MRSA”) screening of high-risk patients. Public Health.
H.2068  HD.2661 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2068) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to the impact of lead exposure on children. Public Health.
H.2071  HD.2689 By Messrs. Sánchez of Boston and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2071) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. Public Health.
H.2076  HD.215 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2076) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the restoration of oral health benefits for MassHealth recipients. Public Health.
H.2079  HD.414 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2079) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the management of early childhood oral health caries. Public Health.
H.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.2084  HD.2613 By Representative Sciortino of Medford and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2084) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Patricia D. Jehlen and others that the Department of Public Health be directed to develop criteria and provide recommendations for removing barriers to cost-effective health care. Public Health.
H.2085  HD.2618 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2085) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to modernizing HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Public Health.
H.2087  HD.449 By Representative Smizik of Brookline and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2087) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to prohibiting the dispensing of food in disposable food service containers made from polystyrene or expanded polystyrene. Public Health.
H.2092  HD.126 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2092) of Ellen Story and others relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age. Public Health.
H.2103  HD.2550 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2103) of Aaron Vega and others relative to creating a folic acid awareness and birth defects prevention program within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.2113  HD.1498 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2113) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to the hours during which commercial trash trucks may operate. Public Health.
H.2114  HD.3312 By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2114) of Daniel B. Winslow, Denise Andrews and Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. relative to the use of interactive audio, video or other electronic media for the purpose of medical diagnosis, consultation or treatment. Public Health.
H.2121  HD.982 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2121) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to require the installation of sprinkler systems in new or substantially rehabilitated construction of single and two family homes. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2135  SD.2068 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2135) of Stephen M. Brewer, Denise Andrews and Anne M. Gobi (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to the financial condition of the town of Templeton. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2153  HD.267 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2153) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to fire protection systems for buildings and structures. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2156  HD.431 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2156) of Kay Khan and others relative to establishing a special commission to study, review and report on activities of the Department of Correction. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2157  HD.782 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2157) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a sex offender management board within the Executive Office of Public Safety. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2197  HD.140 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2197) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to the standards and qualifications for the position of fire chief or chief engineer in cities, towns, fire districts or authorities. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2281  SD.2106 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senatre, No. 2281) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jay Livingstone, Frank I. Smizik, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote public safety and to protect access to reproductive health care facilities. The Judiciary.
S.2300  SD.2113 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2300) of Stephen M. Brewer, Denise Andrews and Anne M. Gobi (by vote of the town)for legislation to dissolve the Athol contributory retirement system. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2338  HD.3104 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2338) of Sean Garballey and Denise Andrews relative to the effects of military service on salary or vacation allowance of public employees. Public Service.
H.2489  HD.352 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2489) of Cory Atkins and others relative to the sales tax on certain food products. Revenue.
H.2490  HD.353 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2490) of Cory Atkins and others relative further defining the sales tax exemption for aircraft. Revenue.
H.2515  HD.1971 By Representative Cabral of New Bedford and Senator Finegold, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2515) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to extending the time for Brownfield's tax credit environmental response actions. Revenue.
H.2549  HD.1090 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2549) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the taxation of persons primarily engaged in agriculture, farming or commercial fishing. Revenue.
H.2586  HD.757 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2586) of Anne M. Gobi and Denise Andrews relative to the taxation of certain endowment funds in private institutions of higher learning. Revenue.
H.2587  HD.804 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2587) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to the senior circuit breaker tax credit. Revenue.
H.2591  HD.1246 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2591) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to the taxation of telephone or telegraph corporations. Revenue.
H.2593  HD.2701 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2593) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to increase the tobacco excise tax, supplement the Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund and reduce youth tobacco consumption. Revenue.
H.2629  HD.686 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2629) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote sales tax fairness for small businesses. Revenue.
H.2630  HD.695 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2630) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to further defining "tax expenditures" and providing for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to said tax expenditures. Revenue.
H.2631  HD.696 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2631) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to require the Division of Local Services within the Department of Revenue to develop a report by boards of assessors relative to locally assessed taxes. Revenue.
H.2634  HD.527 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2634) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to create a program to reduce childhood obesity by assessing a tax on candies, confectionaries and soft drinks. Revenue.
H.2635  HD.2266 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2635) of Peter V. Kocot and Denise Andrews relative to agricultural production and profitability. Revenue.
H.2636  HD.2297 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2636) of Peter V. Kocot and Denise Andrews relative to the taxation of farm machinery. Revenue.
H.2640  HD.1683 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2640) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the taxation of lands used for recreational snowmobiling. Revenue.
H.2642  HD.1701 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2642) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to payments in lieu of taxation by organizations exempt from the property tax. Revenue.
H.2646  HD.687 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2646) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to eliminate the tax deduction for direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical marketing. Revenue.
H.2663  HD.1145 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2663) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Thomas M. Menino and others relative to the taxation of public land used for commercial purposes. Revenue.
H.2664  HD.2625 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2664) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to providing a tax deduction for income attributable to the discharge of debt on principal residences, including debt reduced through mortgage restructuring. Revenue.
H.2687  HD.1359 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2687) of James J. O'Day and others relative to the taxation of certain income. Revenue.
H.2692  HD.1372 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2692) of Sarah K. Peake, Cleon H. Turner and others that cities and towns be authorized to include "transient accommodations" under the room occupancy excise tax. Revenue.
H.2738  HD.2616 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2738) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to the motion picture tax credit. Revenue.
H.2741  HD.529 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2741) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to establish an oil heat energy efficiency fund from an additional assessment on home heating oil. Revenue.
H.2762  HD.592 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2762) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to the definition of "vendor" under the sales and use tax law. Revenue.
H.2832  HD.2018 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2832) of Louis L. Kafka and others for legislation to recognize the profession of interior designers to bid on state contracts. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2833  HD.678 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2833) of Jay R. Kaufman and Denise Andrews relative to fees for the use of State House facilities. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2834  HD.3034 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2834) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to grant the State Auditor access to certain confidential tax information for use in auditing tax expenditures. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2850  HD.661 By Messrs. Lewis of Winchester and Vieira of Falmouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2850) of Jason M. Lewis and others for an investigation by a special commission relative to identifying opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of state agencies, programs and services. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2871  HD.969 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2871) of Byron Rushing and others relative to protecting tropical forests by restricting state purchases of certain wood products. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2879  HD.866 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2879) of Paul A. Schmid III and others for legislation to require landscape sprinkler systems to be constructed with rain sensor devices with automatic shutoff valves. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2898  HD.599 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2898) of Martin J. Walsh and others for legislation to prohibit the Commonwealth from contracting with companies that do not comply with federal regulations for the certification of minerals originating in the Congo. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2929  HD.877 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2929) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to promote storm resistant utility infrastructure upgrades. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2932  HD.910 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2932) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to modifying the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2933  HD.1941 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2933) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to natural gas pipeline safety. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2934  HD.2241 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2934) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the detection and repair of natural gas leaks and reimbursements for damages. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2935  HD.2367 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2935) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the use of coal as an energy resource in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2940  HD.2590 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2940) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the reporting of hydraulic fracturing processes employed in the extraction of natural gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2941  HD.3128 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2941) of Sean Garballey and others relative to improving outdoor lighting and increasing dark-sky visibility. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2943  HD.1105 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2943) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to include noncarbonated non-alcoholic beverages in the bottle law, so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2944  HD.2749 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2944) 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.2945  HD.1886 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2945) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Telecommunications and Cable and the Department of Public Utilities to regulate the use of double utility poles . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2952  HD.1689 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2952) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to double utility poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2953  HD.1721 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2953) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to restrict callers from using certain automatic dialing devices for sending information to subscribers of telephone services. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2961  HD.2573 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2961) of Paul W. Mark, Denise Andrews and Stephen Kulik for legislation to prohibit purchase agreements for electricity supplied by noncertified nuclear energy generation facilities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2977  HD.2610 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2977) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to utility pole replacement. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2979  HD.2647 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2979) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to energy efficiency programs and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2993  HD.2598 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2993) of Sean Garballey and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to school library services in the Commonwealth. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2996  HD.1383 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2996) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to establish a funding program of grants to cities and towns for approved public library projects. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3000  HD.1396 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 3000) of Sarah K. Peake and others for an investigation by a special commission relative to art in public spaces. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3005  HD.228 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3005) of Cory Atkins and others for legislation to prohibit the use of hand-held cell phones by persons operating a motor vehicle. Transportation.
H.3015  HD.460 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3015) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to fees for appeals of civil motor vehicle infraction citations. Transportation.
H.3017  HD.518 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3017) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to civil motor vehicle infractions by junior operators who are not emancipated. Transportation.
H.3026  HD.515 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3026) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and Denise Andrews for legislation to authorize the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to administer alternative language tests to applicants for commercial drivers licenses. Transportation.
H.3028  HD.1555 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3028) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Alan Silvia and Denise Andrews for legislation to authorize the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to provide oral examinations for learning permits. Transportation.
H.3061  HD.3303 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3061) of Sean Garballey and others relative to establishing a payroll tax to increase funding of mass transportation and establishing a transportation finance advisory board. Transportation.
H.3063  HD.742 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3063) of Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation to require drivers employed by companies transporting students to submit to alcohol and drug testing. Transportation.
H.3064  HD.763 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3064) of Anne M. Gobi and Denise Andrews relative to year of manufacture registration plates. Transportation.
H.3068  HD.1117 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3068) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to regulate the use of automatic license plate reader systems. Transportation.
H.3090  HD.1725 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3090) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the operation of unregistered or improperly equipped motor vehicles or trailers for agricultural purposes. Transportation.
H.3099  HD.1644 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3099) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to motor vehicle license suspension record privacy. Transportation.
H.3118  HD.1449 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3118) of Jerald A. Parisella and Denise Andrews for legislation to direct the Secretary for Administration and Finance to conduct an actuarial study of the MBTA retirement fund. Transportation.
H.3119  HD.296 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Rosenberg, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3119) of Sarah K. Peake, Stanley Rosenberg and others for legislation to authorize regional transit authorities to establish enterprise funds. Transportation.
H.3142  HD.2619 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3142) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to the establishment of a vehicle mileage user fee pilot program by the Department of Transportation. Transportation.
H.3162  HD.204 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3162) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to the operation of certain commercial vehicles with accumulations of snow and ice. Transportation.
H.3169  HD.3322 By Mr. Wagner of Chicopee, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3169) of Joseph F. Wagner and Denise Andrews relative to requiring the hands-free use of mobile telephones while driving. Transportation.
H.3188  HD.1700 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3188) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the payment of veterans’ benefits. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3189  HD.1733 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3189) of Stephen Kulik and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to state and local services provided to veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3204  HD.1444 By Messrs. Parisella of Beverly and Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3204) of Jerald A. Parisella and others relative to employment for members of the armed forces returning from active duty. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3210  HD.2621 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3210) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., and others relative to veterans' benefits equity for persons discharged from the military based on certain consensual conduct. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3217  HD.694 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3217) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to require estimated amounts of appropriations for a subsequent fiscal year on appropriation bills. Ways and Means.
H.3218  HD.1599 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3218) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to establish a legislative budget office. Ways and Means.
H.3231  HD.1957 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3231) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to discrimination in the workplace. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.3242  HD.1154 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3242) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to providing protection from domestic violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3248  HD.1237 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3248) of Jonathan Hecht and Denise Andrews relative to the investment of funds in certain institutions engaged in the manufacture, distribution or sale of firearms and weapons. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3253  HD.2678 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3253) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to further regulating the licensing, sale and possession of firearms and increasing the tax on the sale of firearms and ammunition. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3284  HD.3119 By Representatives Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3284) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others for legislation to encourage economic stability and growth through job retention and development by improving the transportation system in the Commonwealth. Transportation.
H.3285  HD.3277 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3285) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others relative to the issuance of motor vehicle driver’s licenses to persons ineligible for social security cards . Transportation.
H.3294  HD.2902 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3294) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the transfer of ownership of foals under 5 months old by shelters . The Judiciary.
H.3295  HD.3290 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3295) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the abduction of children. The Judiciary.
H.3310  HD.1925 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3310) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to require disclosures of conflicts of interest in academic institutions. Higher Education.
H.3342  HD.2803 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3342) of James M. Cantwell and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Agricultural Resources to promulgate rules and regulations governing boarding kennels and daycare facilities for dogs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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.3385  HD.3538 By Mr. Costello of Newburyport, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael A. Costello and others for legislation to require certain telecommunications service companies to provide call center service assistance. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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.3595  HD.3643 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a homeless bill of rights. Housing.
H.3661  HD.3817 By Messrs. Vega of Holyoke and Mahoney of Worcester, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Aaron Vega, John J. Mahoney and others for legislation to establish post-employment sick leave banks. Public Service.
H.4037  Text of an amendment (offered by Mr. DeLeo of Winthrop and other members of the House) to the Senate Bill enhancing protection for victims of domestic violence (Senate, No. 1897). April 8, 2014.
H.561  HD.985 By Ms. Balser of Newton (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 561) of Lucia Grigoli and Denise Andrews for legislation to authorize certain persons seventeen years of age to register to vote in presidential primary elections. Election Laws. This bill is by request. *
H.1192  HD.487 By Ms. Balser of Newton (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1192) of Linda McMullen and others for legislation to recognize common-law marriage in the Commonwealth. The Judiciary. This bill is by request. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.