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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Denise Provost Served 2009 - 2020 Democrat - 27th Middlesex

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  Denise.Provost@mahouse.gov

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Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
  SD.2268 By Ms. Creem, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) of Cynthia S. Creem, Susan C. Fargo, William N. Brownsberger, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation authorizing the Division of Capital Asset Management to lease a certain property in the town of Weston. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
  HD.4472 By Ms. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Linda Dean Campbell and others for legislation to require that financial institutions pay cities and towns fifty per cent of the property taxes owed on foreclosed mortgages. Financial Services.
S.13  SD.695 By Mr. Rosenberg, petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 13) of Stanley Rosenberg, Thomas Kennedy, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the subject matter of initiative and referendum petitions. The Judiciary.
S.27  SD.199 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 27) of Gale D. Candaras, James B. Eldridge, Denise Provost and Benjamin Swan for legislation to encourage low-income savings and economic opportunity [Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities].
S.28  SD.202 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 28) of Gale D. Candaras, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Cory Atkins, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve quality in early education and care by family child care providers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.30  SD.207 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 30) of Gale D. Candaras, James B. Eldridge, Patricia D. Jehlen, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to supervise the personal care attendant program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.31  SD.1830 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 31) of Gale D. Candaras, Cory Atkins, Kenneth J. Donnelly, James E. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to require child and parent involvement in permanency and placement planning . Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.32  SD.1835 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 32) of Timilty, Swan, Story and other members of the General Court for legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities [Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities].
S.37  SD.739 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 37) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Marc Lombardo, George Ross, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to educational stability for foster children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.46  HD.365 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 46) 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.
S.47  SD.1821 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 47) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Robert L. Hedlund, Kay Khan, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a deaf children's bill of rights. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.48  HD.367 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 48) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation improving access to services for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender elders and caregivers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.51  HD.723 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 51) of James J. Dwyer and others for legislation to include persons with disabilities under the Health Disparities Council. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.52  HD.964 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 52) of Sean Garballey and others providing access to hearing aids for children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.55  SD.1658 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 55) of Thomas M. McGee, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sal N. DiDomenico, John D. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Safe Harbor for Exploited Children Act. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.56  SD.1678 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 56) of Thomas M. McGee, Cory Atkins, Robert F. Fennell, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the interstate compact for juveniles. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.63  HD.927 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 63) of Kay Khan and others ensuring access to basic health care for children and young adults. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.75  HD.786 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 75) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to personal care services to persons with disabilities or seniors under the MassHealth program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.83  HD.936 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 83) of Ellen Story and others relative to continuity of care for children and their eligible parents. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.84  HD.998 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 84) of William N. Brownsberger and others relative to child support paid on behalf of current or former recipients of transitional aid to families with dependent children benefits. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.90  HD.862 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 90) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Denise Provost and Denise Andrews for legislation to include car sharing as a principle for land development in smart growth planning. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.107  SD.1827 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 107) of Patricia D. Jehlen, William N. Brownsberger, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to greyhound simulcasting. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.134  SD.737 By Ms. Spilka, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 134) of Karen E. Spilka, Chris Walsh, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to form a commission on for-profit schools [Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure].
S.145  SD.590 By Mr. Timilty, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 145) of Reinstein, Provost, Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate secondary metals dealing [Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure].
H.149  HD.370 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 149) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to an alternate MCAS completion plan for students with certain disabilities. Education.
S.150  SD.339 By Mr. Brewer, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 150) of Stephen M. Brewer, Barry R. Finegold, Thomas P. Conroy, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to an independent analysis of expanding gaming in the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies].
H.152  HD.108 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 152) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to local contributions to foundation budgets for school districts. Education.
H.153  HD.145 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 153) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study issues relative to education. Education.
H.159  HD.423 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Tolman, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 159) of Tom Sannicandro, Mark J. Cusack, Kimberly N. Ferguson, Steven A. Tolman and others for legislation to promote the successful transition of students with disabilities to post-secondary education, employment and independent living. Education.
H.177  HD.990 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 177) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to school exclusion data and school dropout reduction. Education.
H.178  HD.995 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 178) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to long-term suspensions and expulsions of school students. Education.
H.179  HD.999 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 179) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the teaching of health education in schools. Education.
H.180  HD.420 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 180) of John D. Keenan and others for legislation to increase the membership of the Commission on Falls Prevention within the Department of Public Health relative to the prevention of falls in the elderly community. Elder Affairs.
S.185  SD.981 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 185) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Denise Provost, Elizabeth A. Malia, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent students from dropping out of school. Education.
H.187  HD.709 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 187) of Alice K. Wolf and others for legislation to increase the personal care allowance of residents of long-term care facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.188  SD.1399 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 188) of Katherine M. Clark, Geraldo Alicea, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Paul Brodeur and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to third grade reading proficiency. Education.
S.190  SD.1869 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 190) of Katherine M. Clark, Denise Andrews, Cory Atkins, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation realtive to healthy youth. Education.
S.193  SD.380 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 193) of Cynthia S. Creem, David B. Sullivan, Denise Provost and Linda Dorcena Forry for legislation to maintain short term objectives for students with disabilities. Education.
S.197  SD.892 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 197) of Sal N. DiDomenico, James B. Eldridge and Denise Provost for legislation relative to an English language learner's program in the public schools. Education.
S.203  SD.1146 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 203) of James B. Eldridge, Kay Khan, Jennifer E. Benson, Tom Sannicandro and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide fair process for students with disabilities. Education.
S.210  SD.503 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 210) of Patricia D. Jehlen and Denise Provost for legislation relative to charter school enrollment. Education.
H.214  HD.982 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 214) of Alice K. Wolf and others directing the Secretary of the Commonwealth to promulgate regulations for the implementation of an "instant runoff voting" method of preference for candidates for Representative to the United States Congress. Election Laws.
S.216  SD.1515 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 216) of Thomas M. McGee, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve quality physical education. Education.
H.225  HD.952 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 225) of Sean Garballey and others protecting lakes and ponds by establishing an invasive aquatic plant management fund. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.226  HD.973 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 226) of Sean Garballey and others prohibiting additional incineration of solid waste materials. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.229  HD.604 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 229) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to reduce solid waste in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.231  HD.556 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 231) of John D. Keenan and others relative to environmental performance standards for plumbing fixtures. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.253  HD.238 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 253) of Frank I. Smizik and others for the establishment of a clean vehicle emissions incentive program within the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.266  HD.211 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 266) of William M. Straus and others for legislation to require producer responsibility for collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.267  SD.197 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 267) of Gale D. Candaras, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Cory Atkins, Patricia D. Jehlen 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.268  SD.776 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 268) of Gale D. Candaras, Katherine M. Clark, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide personal care attendant orientation. [Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities]
H.269  HD.501 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 269) 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.274  HD.994 By Messrs. Brodeur of Melrose and Mariano of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 274) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to providing health insurance coverage for vision screening for children. Financial Services.
S.302  SD.39 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 302) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Thomas M. Stanley, Cynthia S. Creem and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to pre-registration of voters. Election Laws.
S.313  SD.1836 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 313) of Anthony W. Petruccelli, Cory Atkins, Stanley C. Rosenberg, Carlo Basile and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish risk-based audits of election results. Election Laws.
S.314  SD.870 By Mr. Rosenberg, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 314) of Stanley C. Rosenberg, Thomas P. Kennedy, Denise Provost, Frank I. Smizik and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the integrity of initiative and referendum petitions. Election Laws.
H.324  HD.780 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 324) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to provide hearing aid coverage for persons with profound hearing loss. Financial Services.
H.325  HD.781 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 325) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others for legislation provide health benefit plan coverage for hearing aids. Financial Services.
S.330  SD.269 By Mr. Brewer, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 330) of Stephen M. Brewer, Denise Andrews, John P. Fresolo and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the management of problem wildlife [Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture].
H.334  HD.424 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 334) of Michael O. Moore and others for legislation to provide access for certain workers, including artists, for health care insurance. Health Care Financing.
S.346  SD.4 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 346) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Thomas M. Stanley, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit the additional incineration of solid waste. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.348  HD.978 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 348) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to establishing a childhood vaccine program and immunization registry. Health Care Financing.
H.351  HD.906 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 351) of Sean Garballey and others increasing grants and scholarships for public higher education students. Higher Education.
H.355  HD.659 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 355) of Tom Sannicandro and others relative to the procurement contracts of state universities. Higher Education.
H.363  HD.573 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 363) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to establish an apprentice training program for the rehabilitation of foreclosed properties within the Department of Housing and Community Development. Housing.
H.365  HD.871 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 365) of Kevin G. Honan and others relative to development of local housing authority surplus land. Housing.
H.367  HD.878 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 367) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to exclude payments for foster care in computing rent and determining eligibility for subsidized housing. Housing.
H.368  HD.882 By Mr. Kevin G. Honan of Boston, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 00368) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to community housing and services. Joint Committee on Housing.
H.369  HD.884 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 369) of Kevin G. Honan and others relative to promoting energy efficiency in affordable housing. Housing.
H.372  HD.205 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 372) of David Paul Linsky and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the condominium laws. Housing.
H.373  HD.714 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 373) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to enhance public safety and security in certain public housing developments. Housing.
H.375  HD.891 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 375) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to public housing innovation program. Housing.
H.381  HD.271 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 381) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing. Housing.
S.397  SD.1411 By Mr. Tolman, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 397) of Naughton, Ashe, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation for a healthy Massachusetts: safer alternatives to toxic chemicals [Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture].
S.413  SD.1543 An Act providing for equitable coverage in disability policies.
S.414  SD.1577 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 414) of Katherine M. Clark, Cory Atkins, James B. Eldridge, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit discrimination in insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.442  HD.516 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 442) of John D. Keenan and others for legislation to impose a penalty for the damaging of historic homes. The Judiciary.
H.448  HD.740 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 448) of Kay Khan, Jennifer L. Flanagan and Denise Provost relative to conforming with the federal Adam Walsh Act juvenile sex offender registration and dissemination requirements. The Judiciary.
H.450  HD.923 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 450) of Kay Khan and others relative to youthful offenders and criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
H.460  HD.584 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 460) of David Paul Linsky and Denise Provost relative to salaries and appointments of certain personnel within the offices of the district attorneys of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.462  HD.861 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 462) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to providing special education schools with criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
H.463  HD.909 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 463) of David Paul Linsky, Cory Atkins and Denise Provost requiring the inclusion of certain civil rights offense information in the statewide domestic violence record keeping system. The Judiciary.
H.465  HD.692 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 465) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to liability in tort actions against emergency medical treatment administered in compliance with the federal Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act. The Judiciary.
H.468  HD.679 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 468) of Ronald Mariano and others relative to the penalties for certain violations of the workers' compensation insurance law. The Judiciary.
S.484  SD.193 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 484) of Gale D. Candaras, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, James B. Eldridge, Denise Provost and others for legislation to establish a primary care development fund. Health Care Financing.
S.486  SD.1521 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 486) of Gale D. Candaras, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael R. Knapik, Denise Provost and others for legislation concerning Medicaid and accountable care. Health Care Financing.
H.492  HD.612 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 492) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the reform of laws implicating certain private consensual intimate conduct between adults. The Judiciary.
H.493  HD.835 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 493) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to occupants remaining in residences after the sale of foreclosed properties. The Judiciary.
H.496  HD.834 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 496) of Tom Sannicandro and others relative to restricting legal action against certain credit card consumers. The Judiciary.
S.501  SD.1207 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 501) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Kay Khan, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish Medicare for all in Massachusetts. Health Care Financing.
H.502  HD.658 By Messrs. Sciortino of Medford and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 502) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to gender based discrimination and hate crimes. The Judiciary.
S.510  SD.827 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 510) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Bruce J. Ayers, John W. Scibak, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to regard MassHealth applications. Health Care Financing.
H.515  HD.894 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 515) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further regulate the performance of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health. The Judiciary.
H.529  HD.267 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, petition (accompanied by Proposal for Constitutional Amendment, House, No. 529) of Tom Sannicandro and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the subject matter of initiative petitions . Joint Committee on the Judiciary.
H.533  HD.603 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 533) of John D. Keenan and others for legislation to further clarify the eligibility of benefits for seasonal employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.540  HD.797 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 540) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to making investments in youth employment and educational pathways to employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.541  HD.467 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 541) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to include family child care providers under certain collective bargaining laws governing public employees. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.548  HD.694 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 548) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to contracted security services on property of the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.565  SD.190 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 565) of Gale D. Candaras, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., James B. Eldridge, David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote higher education among employees of human services provider organizations. Higher Education.
S.566  SD.1403 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 566) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Sal N. DiDomenico, Patricia D. Jehlen, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal access to higher education and generating revenue for the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
S.577  SD.1276 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 577) of Karen E. Spilka, Chris Walsh, James B. Eldridge, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to preclude contractors from retaining rebates that would undermine the integrity of the public procurement process. Higher Education.
H.591  HD.499 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 591) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to restrict the sale of tobacco products at locations where health professionals are employed. Public Health.
H.592  HD.913 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 592) of Sean Garballey and others promoting workplace safety for social workers. Public Health.
S.592  SD.1478 By Ms. Fargo, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 592) of Provost, Hedlund and Fargo for legislation to adopt inclusionary zoning in the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Housing].
H.625  HD.371 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 625) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to regulate the medical use of marijuana by patients approved by physicians and certified by the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.629  HD.895 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 629) of Ellen Story and others relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age. Public Health.
H.648  HD.628 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 648) of John D. Keenan, Colleen M. Garry and Denise Provost relative to the installation of approved smoke detectors in certain residential buildings and structures. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.665  SD.107 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 665) of Gale D. Candaras, Steven M. Walsh, John V. Fernandes, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform and improve alimony [Joint Committee on the Judiciary].
S.671  SD.748 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 671) of Harriette L. Chandler, Cynthia S. Creem, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Katherine M. Clark and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public health. The Judiciary.
S.673  SD.1499 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 673) of Harriette L. Chandler, Sal N. DiDomenico, James B. Eldridge, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish mandatory foreclosure mediation with judicial review. The Judiciary.
S.676  SD.1546 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 676) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Cory Atkins, Denise Provost, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation to require judicial foreclosure. The Judiciary.
H.710  HD.554 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 710) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others that certain certified school nurses be included in the definition of "teacher" under the public employees retirement law. Public Service.
H.759  HD.853 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 759) of Bradford Hill and Denise Provost for legislation to provide for an income tax deduction for donations to a charitable institutions. Revenue.
S.764  SD.536 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 764) of Benjamin B. Downing, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Katherine M. Clark and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal rights of transgendered individuals. The Judiciary.
H.765  HD.474 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 765) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to sustain community preservation. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.777  HD.705 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 777) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Thomas M. Menino and others relative to the taxation of public land used for commercial purposes. Revenue.
S.789  SD.498 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 789) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jennifer E. Benson, William N. Brownsberger, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animals. The Judiciary.
S.790  SD.1651 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 790) of Patricia D. Jehlen, James J. Dwyer, James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase transparency of public charities. The Judiciary.
H.797  HD.796 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 797) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others that cities and towns be authorized to establish special trust funds to provide for additional housing programs. Revenue.
H.815  HD.257 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 815) of Cleon H. Turner and others for legislation to increase the medical tax exemption. Revenue.
S.820  SD.31 By Mr. Montigny, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 820) of Mark C. Montigny, Louis L. Kafka, Antonio F. D. Cabral and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to anti-human trafficking and protection [Joint Committee on the Judiciary].
S.827  SD.1380 By Mr. Montigny, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 827) of Mark C. Montigny, Russell Holmes, Alice Hanlon Peisch and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the commercial exploitation of people [Joint Committee on the Judiciary].
S.869  SD.1671 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 869) of Karen E. Spilka, Theodore C. Speliotis, Thomas P. Kennedy, Michael J. Finn and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the Commonwealth's residents from identity theft. The Judiciary.
H.875  HD.840 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 875) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to promote economic development through renewable energy production. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.876  HD.874 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 876) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to utility pole replacement. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.877  HD.875 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 877) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to energy efficient construction. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.890  HD.263 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 890) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to further regulating recycling rates and expanding the bottle bill, so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.907  SD.1415 By Mr. Tolman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 907) of Steven A. Tolman, Linda Dorcena Forry, Patricia D. Jehlen, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce opioid overdoes deaths. The Judiciary.
S.924  SD.1205 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 924) of James B. Eldridge, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish uniform wage compliance and recordkeeping. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.930  SD.189 By Ms. Jehlen , a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 930) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Susan C. Fargo, Marty Walz, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish paid sick days. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.931  SD.226 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 931) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Cory Atkins, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Gloria L. Fox and other members of the General Court for legislation to further define comparable work. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.932  SD.519 By Ms. Jehlen, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 932) of Provost and Jehlen for legislation to prohibit restrictive employment contracts [Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development].
S.933  SD.928 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 933) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Kenneth J. Donnelly and Denise Provost for legislation to restore fairness in the unemployment insurance law for workers in temporary jobs. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.946  HD.865 By Mr. Carl M. Sciortino of Medford, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 00946) of Carl M. Sciortino and others that the Registrar of Motor Vehicles be authorized to promulgate rules for the regulation of car-sharing organizations in the Commonwealth. Joint Committee on Transportation.
H.967  HD.648 By Representatives Peisch of Wellesley and Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by resolutions, House, No. 967) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for the adoption of Resolutions by the House of Representatives in support of the national observation of two minutes of silence on Veterans Day of each year to honor those who have served in the United States Armed Services. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.970  HD.836 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 970) 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.
S.972  SD.483 By Mr. Tolman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 972) of Steven A. Tolman, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Denise Andrews, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to an employee protection act. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.977  SD.191 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 977) of Swan, Puppolo, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to examine quality and access to public inpatient behavorial health care in the commonwealth [Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse].
H.982  HD.1863 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 982) of James J. O'Day and others relative to job opportunities for people with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.986  SD.198 By Ms. Jehlen, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 986) of Story, Spiliotis, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to allow daily access to fresh air to persons receiving services from the Department of Mental Health. [Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse].
H.988  HD.1891 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator DiDomenico, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 988) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to improve economic opportunities for low and moderate income households and other residents. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.1019  SD.574 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1019) of James B. Eldridge, Stephen Kulik, Paul J. Donato, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to comprehensive land use reform and partnership. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1033  SD.1729 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1033) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Cory Atkins, Jennifer E. Benson, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and other members of the General Court for legislation to further regulate municipal animal control. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1040  HD.1287 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1040) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to establishing a grant program to promote cost-effective, high quality in-district programs for students with disabilities. Education.
H.1043  HD.1565 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1043) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to the rights of employees in education collaboratives. Education.
H.1056  HD.1500 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1056) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to promote nutritional meals in the public schools. Education.
H.1063  HD.1822 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1063) of James J. O'Day and others relative to age appropriate sexual health education. Education.
S.1073  SD.769 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1073) of Tarr, Swan, Puppolo and other members of the General Court for legislation to permit spouses to to serve as paid caregivers [Joint Committee on Public Health].
S.1074  SD.773 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1074) of Gale D. Candaras, Cory Atkins, Jennifer E. Benson, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate cadmium in children's jewelry. Public Health.
S.1080  SD.1461 By Ms. Chandler, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1080) of Dykema, Khan, DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a genetic bill of rights [Joint Committee on Public Health].
S.1091  SD.974 By Ms. Fargo, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1091) of Susan C. Fargo, Jeffrey Sánchez, Martha Walz, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Public Health].
H.1094  HD.1923 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1094) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to the academic success of foster children. Education.
S.1094  SD.1503 By Ms. Fargo, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1094) of Sánchez, Provost, Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to restrict the sale of tobacco products at locations where health professional are employed [Joint Committee on Public Health].
H.1097  HD.1515 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1097) of Kay Khan and others relative to personal care or managerial services contracts for families caring for elderly relatives. Elder Affairs.
S.1098  SD.1683 By Ms. Fargo, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1098) of deMacedo, Eldridge, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to adopt the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act [Joint Committee on Public Health].
H.1099  HD.1796 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1099) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to Department of Elder Affairs prevention and elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. Elder Affairs.
H.1106  HD.1038 By Representatives Ms. Fox of Boston and Ms. Benson, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1106) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to establish election day voter registration. Election Laws.
H.1120  HD.1583 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1120) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to address changes for registered voters in the central registry of voters by the Secretary of State. Election Laws.
H.1124  HD.1568 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1124) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to protect from net loss public lands or easements taken or acquired for natural resource. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1136  HD.1010 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1136) of Jay Kaufman and others for legislation to promote safe alternatives to toxic chemicals. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1169  HD.1158 By Representatives Walz of Boston and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1169) of Martha M. Walz, Byron Rushing and others for legislation to regulate the construction of buildings and structures that would cast shadows on certain public parks . Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1172  HD.1564 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1172) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of certain insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.1173  HD.1567 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1173) 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.1177  HD.1656 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1177) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the continuity of care of mental health treatment. Financial Services.
H.1187  HD.1530 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1187) of Kay Khan and others relative to requiring that certain health insurance policies include coverage for eating disorders. Financial Services.
H.1188  HD.1535 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1188) of Kay Khan and others relative to insurance coverage for mental health. Financial Services.
H.1190  HD.1581 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1190) of Kay Khan and others relative to anesthesia insurance coverage for children hospitalized for dental treatment. Financial Services.
H.1191  HD.1592 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1191) of Kay Khan and others relative to health insurance for human service providers and their employees. Financial Services.
S.1192  SD.109 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1192) of Swan, Puppolo, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit price gouging during states of emergency [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].
S.1195  SD.1870 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1195) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Linda Dorcena Forry, Cory Atkins, Russell E. Holmes and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the prevention of illegal trafficking and gun violence among youth in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1199  HD.1030 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1199) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to requiring certain insurance policies to include coverage for nicotine based and non-nicotine based smoking cessation products. Financial Services.
S.1206  SD.742 By Mr. DiDomenico, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1206) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Frederick E. Berry, Sean Garballey, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the public health through workplace safety for social workers [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].
H.1212  HD.1039 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1212) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others for legislation to establish an advisory commission on motor vehicle body repair labor rates for the purpose of implementing insurance reforms. Financial Services.
S.1218  SD.1548 By Mr. McGee, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1218) of Reinstein, Provost, Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote safety in the transportation of students [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].
H.1219  HD.1447 By Mr. Walsh of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1219) of Steven M. Walsh and others relative to preventing unlawful and unnecessary foreclosures. Financial Services.
H.1224  HD.1527 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1224) of Jonathan Hecht and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to institutional long term care facilities. Health Care Financing.
H.1226  HD.1265 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1226) of John D. Keenan and others for legislation to provide access to affordable health insurance for certain self-employed persons. Health Care Financing.
H.1229  HD.1699 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1229) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the rates charged by Medicaid managed organizations for behavioral health emergency services. Health Care Financing.
H.1244  HD.1178 By Mr. Sullivan of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1244) of David B. Sullivan and others for legislation to maintain faculty and college excellence in the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
H.1270  HD.1872 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1270) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to certain construction permiting. Housing.
H.1271  HD.1272 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1271) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to promoting local housing initiatives for economically diverse households of median income families. Housing.
S.1275  SD.200 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1275) of Tarr, Swan, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit state employees from receiving multiple salaries [Joint Committee on Public Service].
H.1286  HD.1492 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1286) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to certain court records. The Judiciary.
H.1290  HD.1747 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1290) of Thomas P. Conroy and others relative to the disposition of class action unclaimed funds or property. The Judiciary.
H.1294  HD.1635 By Mr. Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1294) of Paul J. Donato and others relative to court proceedings and services provided to certain children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.1303  HD.1501 By Mr. Galvin of Canton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1303) of William C. Galvin and others that persons receiving treatment for drug overdoses be granted limited immunity from prosecution for possession of controlled substances. The Judiciary.
H.1304  HD.1895 By Messrs. Galvin of Canton and Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1304) of William C. Galvin and others relative to fees by paid to the Registry of Deeds. The Judiciary.
S.1307  SD.377 By Ms. Jehlen, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1307) of Walz, Turner, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to part-time higher education faculty eligibility in the state retirement system [Joint Committee on Public Service].
H.1329  HD.1613 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1329) of Kay Khan, James J. Dwyer and Denise Provost for legislation to establish a women's correctional facility in Middlesex County. The Judiciary.
H.1331  HD.1961 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1331) of Kay Khan and others relative to providing certain information for victims of domestic violence. The Judiciary.
H.1338  HD.1107 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1338) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to the crime of larceny by overcoming a security device. The Judiciary.
H.1340  HD.1548 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1340) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to establish sentencing guidelines for convictions of criminal offenses in the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
S.1340  SD.1592 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1340) of Walz, Turner, Puppolo and other members of the General Court relative to the eligibility of certain faculty for contributory group insurance of public higher educational institutions [Joint Committee on Public Service].
H.1343  HD.1883 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1343) of David Paul Linsky, Chris Walsh and Denise Provost relative to larceny. The Judiciary.
S.1343  SD.1673 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1343) of Walz, Turner, Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to cost of living adjustments for retired public employees of the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Public Service].
H.1346  HD.1729 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1346) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the sentencing of children accused of certain crimes. The Judiciary.
S.1352  SD.1150 By Mr. Pacheco, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1352) of Provost, Turner, Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the enrollment into the state retirement system of current members of the optional retirement program [Joint Committee on Public Service].
H.1355  HD.1451 By Mr. Pedone of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1355) of Vincent A. Pedone and others relative to establishing mandatory foreclosure mediation with judicial review. The Judiciary.
H.1370  HD.1228 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1370) of Thomas M. Stanley and others for legislation to establish a pilot program to discourage drinking by individuals under the legal drinking age and to provide a non-criminal disposition process for first offenders, including alcohol education. The Judiciary.
H.1374  HD.1092 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1374) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to requiring the video or digital recording of statements made by all parties participating in the booking process of persons arrested by state police officers. The Judiciary.
H.1375  HD.1773 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1375) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to provide additional assistance to victims of domestic abuse. The Judiciary.
H.1376  HD.1800 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1376) of Benjamin Swan, Gloria L. Fox and Denise Provost relative to the housing of prisoners in correctional institutions of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.1379  HD.1292 By Mr. Vallee of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1379) of James E. Vallee and others relative to economic crimes involving monetary instruments or other property known to be derived from criminal activity . The Judiciary.
H.1386  HD.1153 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1386) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to eminent domain takings. The Judiciary.
H.1393  HD.1899 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1393) of Linda Dorcena Forry, John A. Hart and others for legislation to establish a "right to know" policy for certain temporary employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1398  HD.1620 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1398) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to require employers to grant a minimum number of paid sick leave days for all employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1409  HD.1047 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1409) of Martin J. Walsh and others clarifying parental rights to unpaid family leave. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1410  HD.1053 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1410) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to unemployment insurance. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1415  HD.1004 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1415) of Alice K. Wolf and others for legislation to further define comparable worth in the workplace. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1416  SD.1012 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1416) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Patricia D. Jehlen, Ellen Story, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to invest in our communities. Revenue.
H.1416  HD.1644 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1416) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to establish a child psychiatry access project within the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1417  HD.1646 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1417) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the coordination of mental health care for children. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1418  HD.1651 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 1418) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to mental health services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1420  HD.1649 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1420) of Kay Khan, Christine E. Canavan and Denise Provost relative to medical services at the Bridgewater State Hospital. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1421  HD.1668 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1421) of Kay Khan, John P. Fresolo and others relative to juvenile mental health and substance abuse. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1422  HD.1977 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1422) 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.1423  HD.1985 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1423) 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.1424  HD.1688 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 1424) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to establish a working group (including members of the General Court) relative to mental illness. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1425  HD.1704 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1425) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to behavioral health managed care organizations. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1426  HD.1712 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1426) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to mental health and substance abuse clinics. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1427  HD.1723 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1427) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to substance abuse benefits and services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1427  SD.831 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1427) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Linda Dorcena Forry, Denise Andrews, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation to create the community development partnership program. Revenue.
H.1428  HD.1743 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1428) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to providing for equitable access to behavioral health services for MassHealth consumers. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1428  SD.880 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1428) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Kenneth J. Donnelly, James B. Eldridge and Denise Provost for legislation to create an early educator earned income tax credit. Revenue.
S.1429  SD.883 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1429) of Sal N. DiDomenico and Denise Provost for legislation to facilitate municipality-sponsored affordable housing development. Revenue.
H.1435  HD.1009 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1435) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to allowing the diversion of low-level offenders under court supervision from the drug treatment program of the Commonwealth. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1447  HD.1086 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1447) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the effective enforcement of municipal ordinances and bylaws. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1469  HD.1641 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1469) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to the establishment of a nursing advisory board within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Public Health.
H.1484  HD.1709 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1484) of Denise C. Garlick and others that certain health facilities be directed to establish a "safe patient handling policy", so-called. Public Health.
H.1490  HD.1677 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1490) of Kay Khan and Denise Provost relative to the professional title of practitioners of dentistry and use of the term "oral physician" in such practice. Public Health.
H.1491  HD.1681 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 1491) of Kay Khan and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to advanced practice nursing. Public Health.
H.1492  HD.1686 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1492) 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.1493  HD.1733 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1493) of Kay Khan, Jennifer E. Benson and Denise Provost for legislation to provide for the rapid deployment of qualified nurses. Public Health.
H.1494  HD.1865 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1494) of Kay Khan, Denise Provost and Kathi-Anne Reinstein relative to foods containing artificial trans fats. Public Health.
H.1495  HD.1945 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1495) of Kay Khan and others promoting patient engagement in health care decisions. Public Health.
H.1497  HD.1189 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1497) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to regulate the license, transfer, use, or sale of prescriber-identifiable data only for commercial purposes by pharmacies. Public Health.
H.1500  HD.1160 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1500) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the health care of minors. Public Health.
H.1501  HD.1317 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1501) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to provide primary and preventative health care services for certain children in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.1503  HD.1732 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1503) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to providing access to patient protection services for all residents. Public Health.
H.1506  HD.1294 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1506) of James J. O'Day and others relative to prohibiting mandatory overtime for certain health care workers. Public Health.
H.1517  HD.1730 By Messrs. Sánchez of Boston and Rushing, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1517) of Jeffrey Sánchez, Byron Rushing and others for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. Public Health.
H.1519  HD.1756 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1519) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to medical peer review and patient safety. Public Health.
H.1530  HD.1700 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1530) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to providing for a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants. Public Health.
H.1557  HD.1016 By Mr. Honan of Boston and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1557) of Kevin G. Honan and others relative to further regulating the Architectural Access Board of the Department of Public Safety to promote accessible housing for people with disabilities. Housing.
H.1559  HD.1693 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1559) of Kay Khan and others relative to establishing a Massachusetts correction commission (including members of the General Court) to study, review and report on activities of the Department of Correction. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1561  HD.1099 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1561) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to to improve the ballistic database through microstamping ammunition. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1562  HD.1571 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1562) of David Paul Linsky, Cory Atkins and Denise Provost for legislation to further regulate the issuance of licenses to carry firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1572  SD.134 By Mr. Donnelly, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1572) of Kenneth Donnelly, John Keenan, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Kathi-Anne Reinstein and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the quality of security services on state property [Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight].
H.1609  HD.1600 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1609) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to permit certain higher education employees to withdraw from the optional retirement system and join the state retirement system. Public Service.
H.1614  HD.1149 By Mr. Humason of Westfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1614) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Denise Provost and Michael R. Knapik authorizing Gary W. Tirrell to receive additional creditable service in the teachers' retirement system for certain services as an elected member of the city of Westfield parks and recreation commission. Public Service.
S.1653  SD.99 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1653) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Marc R. Pacheco, James B. Eldridge, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to affordable housing energy efficiency. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1654  HD.1037 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1654) of Martin J. Walsh and others for legislation to clarify the terms of certain public employee collective bargaining agreements. Public Service.
H.1671  HD.1550 By Mr. Walsh of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1671) of Steven M. Walsh and others for legislation to authorize early childcare providers to participate in collective bargaining with the department of early education and care. Public Service.
H.1676  HD.1720 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1676) of Cory Atkins, Jason M. Lewis and Denise Provost relative to the gradual increase in the taxation of sales of gasoline. Revenue.
H.1696  HD.1703 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1696) of Kay Khan and others relative to establishing a substance abuse health protection fund with collections from the sale of certain alcoholic beverages. Revenue.
S.1706  SD.479 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1706) of Robert L. Hedlund, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, James M. Murphy, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the treatment of elephants. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.1736  HD.1495 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1736) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to the enhancment of access to electronic public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1737  HD.1506 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1737) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to access to public records in state agencies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1738  SD.1611 By Ms. Fargo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1738) of Susan C. Fargo, Jennifer E. Benson and Denise Provost for legislation relative to child passenger safety. Transportation.
H.1738  HD.1794 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1738) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and Denise Provost relative to bidding for public construction contracts. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1746  HD.1267 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1746) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to require companies entering into contracts with the Commonwealth to disclosure information of their participation in the historic slave trade. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1752  HD.1819 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1752) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to promoting responsible contracting on state construction projects. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1762  HD.1240 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1762) of Sean Garballey and others relative to improving outdoor lighting and increasing dark-sky visibility. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1774  HD.1692 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1774) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to energy efficiency programs and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1780  HD.1748 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1780) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to authorize the acquisition of land for the development and construction of an underground railroad, and a civil rights and black heritage museum in the city of Springfield. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.1818  HD.1127 By Ms. Marty Walz of Boston, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 01818) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to transportation services to historic areas. Joint Committee on Transportation.
H.1832  HD.1351 By Representative Torrisi of North Andover and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1832) of David M. Torrisi and others for an appropriation of a certain sum of money to provide for the establishment of an education loan repayment program for social workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.1839  SD.1600 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1839) of James B. Eldridge, Linda Dorcena Forry, Peter V. Kocot, Susan C. Fargo and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote asset development in transitional assistance programs [Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities].
H.1839  HD.1352 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1839) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to regulate the powers of tree wardens in municipalities in the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1855  HD.2101 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1855) of Alice K. Wolf and others for legislation to authorize the Human Resources Division to undertake a study of the job classification system of the Commonwealth. Public Service.
S.1863  SD.934 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1863) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Denise Andrews, William N. Brownsberger, Christine E. Canavan and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify parental rights for unpaid leave. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1897  HD.2759 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1897) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.1938  HD.2086 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1938) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the appeals process in MCAS exams. Education.
H.1940  HD.2233 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1940) of William N. Brownsberger 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.1951  HD.2181 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1951) of Tom Sannicandro, James J. O'Day and Denise Provost relative to certain students of charter schools. Education.
H.1954  HD.2832 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1954) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to establish a pilot grant program relative to "mobile students", so-called. Education.
H.1955  HD.2836 By Representative Sciortino of Medford and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1955) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., James B. Eldridge and others for legislation to ensure that high school graduates possess a reasonable breadth and depth of knowledge and skills. Education.
H.1965  HD.2843 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 1965) of Paul Brodeur and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation and study of elder protective services. Elder Affairs.
H.1980  HD.2006 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1980) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to authorize local boards of registrars to perform random audits of election results in precincts. Election Laws.
H.1983  HD.2736 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1983) of Ellen Story, Denise Provost and Peter V. Kocot relative to voting by the instant runoff voting method, so-called. Election Laws.
H.1984  HD.2739 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1984) of Ellen Story, Denise Provost, Peter V. Kocot and others relative to voting by the instant runoff voting method, so-called, in primary elections. Election Laws.
H.1990  HD.2022 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1990) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to reducing the use of non-compostable plastic bags in retail sales. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1991  HD.2081 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1991) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the use of coal ash as a solid waste. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1992  HD.2509 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1992) of Khan and others relative to the trapping of certain problem wildlife Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2024  HD.2254 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2024) of Walsh and others for legislation to create a special task force to study interim and longer-term actions necessary to reduce greenhouse gas emissions Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.2025  SD.2100 Authorizing the city of Somerville to incur debt to maintain property leased, licensed, or otherwise under the control of the city pursuant to an agreement between the city and the Commonwealth
H.2029  HD.2827 By Representatives Walz of Boston and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2029) of Martha M. Walz, Jonathan Hecht and others for the establishment of a Charles River parkways and parklands commission (including members of the General Court) to make recommendations for the preservation and increased use of the parklands along the Charles River. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.2041  SD.2088 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) of Bruce E. Tarr, James E. Vallee, Michael R. Knapik, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to recognize those in military service. Transportaion.
H.2065  HD.2754 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2065) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to health insurance policies requirements to provide coverage for the treatment of children with cleft lips and palates. Financial Services.
H.2067  HD.2870 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2067) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the cancellation of certain health insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.2082  HD.2573 By Mr. Fallon of Malden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2082) of Christopher G. Fallon and others for legislation to regulate claims for services of patients in nursing and long-term care facilities. Health Care Financing.
H.2083  HD.2337 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2083) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to transfers of assets by MassHealth members. Health Care Financing.
H.2097  HD.2780 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2097) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to excluding certain retirement funds from countable assets of medical assistance recipients. Health Care Financing.
H.2130  HD.2824 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2130) of Forry and others to expand housing opportunities for persons displaced by public action or natural disaster and persons who are homeless or facing imminent homelessness Joint Committee on Housing.
H.2131  HD.2176 By Representatives Swan of Springfield and Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2131) of Benjamin Swan, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to foreclosures in the historic districts of Massachusetts. Housing.
H.2159  HD.2924 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2159) of Cory Atkins and others relative to the penalty for subsequent restraining order violations. The Judiciary.
H.2160  HD.2939 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2160) of John W. Scibak and others relative to providing for protection from domestic violence. The Judiciary.
H.2161  HD.2943 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2161) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to permit the setting of both cash bail and pretrial conditions in domestic violence matters. The Judiciary.
H.2220  HD.2701 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2220) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to eligibility for parole for persons trafficking in methamphetamines. The Judiciary.
H.2223  HD.2743 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2223) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the use of telephones by persons in detention facilities. The Judiciary.
H.2225  HD.2777 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2225) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to petitions to the Juvenile Court or Probate Court on behalf of certain special juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.2234  HD.2220 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2234) of Kay Khan and others relative to safe pregnancies and related health care for female inmates. The Judiciary.
H.2240  HD.2051 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2240) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to authorize judicial clarification of ownership in eviction proceedings. The Judiciary.
H.2252  HD.2766 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2252) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to ensuring confidentiality for victims of rape and domestic violence. The Judiciary.
H.2256  HD.2783 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2256) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to prohibiting the prosecution of persons seeking medical assistance for the costs of drug-related overdoses. The Judiciary.
H.2266  HD.2272 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2266) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentencing laws for drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.2267  HD.2371 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2267) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to further regulating the school zone law for drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.2268  HD.2564 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2268) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to telephone service for inmates in correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
H.2277  HD.2838 By Representatives Walsh of Boston and Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2277) of Martin J. Walsh, Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the protection of children under the age of 18 who have been subject to sexual exploitation. The Judiciary.
H.2291  HD.2988 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2291) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to increase the minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2296  HD.2713 By Ms. Harrington of Groton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2296) of Provost and Harrington relative to the prohibition of noncompetition business agreements Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2350  HD.2974 By Representative Hogan of Stow and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2350) of Karen E. Spilka, 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.2369  HD.2867 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2369) of Kay Khan and others relative to certified professional midwives and enhancing the practice of nurse-midwives. Public Health.
S.2373  SD.2180 By Ms. Fargo, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Susan C. Fargo, Jennifer E. Benson and Denise Provost for legislation to regulate the practice and licensure of lactation consultants. Public Health.
H.2407  HD.2035 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2407) of Kay Khan, Cory Atkins and Denise Provost for legislation to establish a sex offender management board within the Executive Office of Public Safety. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2430  HD.2975 By Messrs. Conroy of Wayland and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2430) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to the investment of other post employment benefits trust funds established by municipalities and certain other governmental unit. Public Service.
H.2452  HD.2987 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2452) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to provide smoking and tobacco use cessation treatment benefits to active and retired public employees. Public Service.
H.2483  HD.2061 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2483) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to regulate the investment of public service funds relative to the investment in companies doing business in or with Burma (Myanmar). Public Service.
H.2493  HD.2553 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2493) of Cory Atkins and others relative to the repeal of sales tax exemption for aircraft. Revenue.
H.2516  HD.2986 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2516) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to the taxation of telephone or telegraph corporations. Revenue.
H.2553  HD.2261 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2553) of James J. O'Day and others relative to the taxation of certain income. Revenue.
H.2564  HD.2762 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2564) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and Denise Provost relative to the motor fuel excise tax. Revenue.
H.2565  HD.2946 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2565) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to promote efficiency and transparency in economic development through the utilization of tax credits and other incentives. Revenue.
H.2590  HD.2758 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2590) of Jay Kaufman and others relative to promoting municipal efficiency and innovation through regional collaboration. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2591  HD.2161 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2591) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to create a hospital disposition fund from the proceeds of sales of state hospitals and the crediting of such proceeds to accounts of the Department of Mental Health and the Department of Developmental Services. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2612  HD.2056 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2612) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to phase out coal burning electric generating facilities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2613  HD.2076 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2613) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others that energy generating facilities constructed or commencing operation on and after January first, two thousand twelve shall not utilize or gasify coal. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2614  HD.2721 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2614) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to electric generating facilities located in the commonwealth that uses coal as fuel and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2660  HD.2840 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2660) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to promote the building of more modern transportation systems. Transportation.
H.2717  HD.3451 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2717) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to establish regional school safety councils. Education.
H.2718  HD.3143 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2718) of Kay Khan, James B. Eldridge and Denise Provost relative to the composition of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Education.
H.2742  HD.3191 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2742) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to cities or towns with a local option to use instant runoff voting in municipal elections. Election Laws.
H.2761  HD.3128 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator Baddour, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2761) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Steven A. Baddour and others relative to protecting consumers from unsolicited loans. Financial Services.
H.2827  HD.3463 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2827) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to exempt from certain penalties the sale of a foal by an animal rescue organization to preserve the life of said foal. The Judiciary.
H.2831  HD.3047 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2831) of Kay Khan and others that the Department of Corrections issue regulations relative to the classification of prisoners. The Judiciary.
H.2832  HD.3066 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2832) of Kay Khan and others relative to health services in Massachusetts correctional institutions, houses of correction and jails. The Judiciary.
H.2833  HD.3214 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2833) of Kay Khan and others relative to providing written health education information to incarcerated women by correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
H.2838  HD.1395 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2838) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to prevent the illegal trafficking of firearms. The Judiciary.
H.2847  HD.3009 By Mr. O'Flaherty of Chelsea, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2847) of Eugene L. O'Flaherty and others relative to further defining the dissemination of obscene material. The Judiciary.
H.2849  HD.3014 By Mr. O'Flaherty of Chelsea, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2849) of Eugene L. O'Flaherty and others relative to the penalty for manslaughter by a corporation. The Judiciary.
H.2850  HD.3016 By Mr. O'Flaherty of Chelsea, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2850) of Eugene L. O'Flaherty and others relative to the commercial exploitation of people. The Judiciary.
H.2906  HD.3178 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2906) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to increase routine screening for the HIV virus. Public Health.
H.2908  HD.3288 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2908) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to establish a commission to modernize HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Public Health.
H.2909  HD.1391 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2909) of Paul Brodeur, Denise Provost and Lydia M. X. Z. Brown for legislation to require training for police and correction officers interacting with persons with autism spectrum disorders. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2916  HD.1298 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2916) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to further regulating the sale and licensing of assault weapons in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2981  HD.3098 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2981) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to funding collective bargaining agreements for state employees. Public Service.
H.2992  HD.3049 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator DiDomenico, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2992) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Sal N. DiDomenico and others relative to creating an earned income tax credit for certain child care workers. Revenue.
H.3003  HD.3203 By Representative Moran of Boston and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3003) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to establish tax transparency and strengthen the reporting requirements of public charities and to establish reporting requirements for the trustees and directors of public charities. Revenue.
H.3017  HD.3106 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3017) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., and others relative to the motion picture tax credit. Revenue.
H.3031  HD.3036 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3031) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to public access to the financial statements of candidates for public office and the maintenance of a electronic reporting system statements of financial interests. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3039  HD.1380 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 3039) of Byron Rushing and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the seal and motto of the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3045  HD.1387 By Mr. Walsh of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3045) of Steven M. Walsh and others for legislation to provide for the disposition of certain state property based on smart growth land use policies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3051  HD.3020 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3051) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to establish natural gas leak classification standards and requirements for operator clean up of natural gas leaks. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3053  HD.3122 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3053) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to natural gas pipeline safety and transparency. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3057  HD.3315 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3057) of Jonathan Hecht and others that the Department of Public Utilities and the Department of Telecommunications and Cable hold a public hearing and issue a report relative to reducing the number of double poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3069  HD.3241 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3069) of Cory Atkins and others for legislation to prohibit the use of hand-held cell phones by persons operating motor vehicles. Transportation.
H.3163  HD.2693 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3163) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to the scope of practice by optometrists. Public Health.
H.3210  HD.2678 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3210) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others for legislation to further regulate the awarding of contracts by procurement officers. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3229  HD.3366 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3229) of James Arciero and others relative to the registration of certain sex offenders. The Judiciary.
H.3286  HD.3364 By Representatives Dykema of Holliston and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3286) of Carolyn C. Dykema, Jonathan Hecht and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the implementation of evidence-based practices in the judicial system. The Judiciary.
H.3291  HD.1869 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3291) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and Denise Provost for legislation to remove the statute of limitation for the offense of rape. The Judiciary.
H.3310  HD.1379 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3310) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to the personal care services administered by the Division of Medical Assistance. Public Health.
H.3330  HD.1300 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3330) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to the criminal penalties for organized retail theft. The Judiciary.
H.3350  HD.2026 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3350) of Alice K. Wolf and others for legislation to provide a local option for instant runoff voting in city or town elections. Election Laws.
H.3370  HD.2818 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3370) of John W. Scibak and others relative to expanding the functions of the State Office for Pharmacy Services. Public Health.
H.3406  HD.3240 By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3406) of Brian M. Ashe and others relative to prohibiting electronic devices for sweepstakes. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.3410  HD.2300 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3410) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to a 14-day continuance by the court when dealing with veterans of the armed forces. The Judiciary.
H.3416  HD.2309 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3416) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to the sale or conversion of certain tax exempt property. Revenue.
H.3418  HD.2978 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3418) of Thomas P. Conroy and others relative to the allocation of funds received by the Attorney General through third party settlements. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3424  HD.1812 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3424) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., and others for the establishment of a separate fund to be known as the Train Vets to Treat Vets Fund to assist returning veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3456  HD.3744 By Representative Toomey of Cambridge and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3456) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to authorize the city of Somerville to use Harris Park for purposes other than a park or a playground. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3542  HD.1444 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3542) of Cory Atkins and others 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.
H.3554  HD.2321 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3554) of Bruce Tarr and others relative to the taxation of persons primarily engaged in agriculture, farming or commercial fishing. Revenue.
H.3628  HD.2980 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3628) of Thomas P. Conroy and others relative to the disclosure of consumer credit financial records. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3636  HD.3888 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to establish a penalty for parents, legal guardians or caretakers failing to report the death of a minor child. The Judiciary.
H.3679  HD.2049 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3679) of Patricia D. Jehlen and Denise Provost relative to nepotism in schools. Education.
H.3680  HD.2890 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3680) of David B. Sullivan, Denise Provost and Kay Khan relative to specific curriculum for continuing education in schools. Education.
H.3858  HD.4133 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William M. Straus and others for legislation to prohibit commercial solicitation to mobile electronic devices. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3921  HD.4126 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ronald Mariano and others relative to the classification of risk for volunteer drivers for non-profit organizations providing transportation options for senior citizens . Financial Services.
H.3922  HD.4127 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ronald Mariano and others relative to the acquisition and use of motor vehicles by charitable organizations for the purpose of transporting senior and disabled citizens. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3939  HD.3532 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kay Khan and others that the Division of Insurance submit a plan providing for a long term care insurance partnership program. Financial Services.
H.3940  HD.4218 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Peter J. Durant and others relative to the performance of electrical work by single family howeowners. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3968  HD.4244 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to the appointment of alternate members on local historical commissions. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.3975  HD.4151 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3978  HD.3900 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Marc Lombardo and others for legislation to establish a penalty for failure to report a missing child. The Judiciary.
H.3982  HD.4065 By Representative Walsh of Boston and Senator DiDomenico, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Martin J. Walsh, Sal N. DiDomenico 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.4007  HD.4293 By Messrs. Brodeur of Melrose and Parisella, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, House, No. [BILL NUMBER]) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to employment for members of the armed forces returning from active duty. House Rules.
H.4019  HD.4216 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Louis L. Kafka and others for the issuance of an annual proclamation by the Governor establishing the third week in October as Male Breast Cancer Awareness Week. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.4056  HD.4232 By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Brian M. Ashe and others for legislation to establish a special fund to be used for the replanting of trees in certain storm damaged areas. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.4058  HD.4231 By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Brian M. Ashe and others for legislation to authorize municipal finance oversight boards to extend the time period for emergency appropriations. Municipalities and Regional Government.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.