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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Denise Provost Democrat - 27th Middlesex

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  Denise.Provost@mahouse.gov

State House

24 Beacon St.
Room 473B
Boston, MA, 02133
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Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
  SD.1867 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Denise Provost, David M. Rogers, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote awareness of safe recreation in public waterways. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
  HD.2226 An Act relative to prescription coverage for disabled veterans' widows
  HD.3579 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to creating a violent video game and violent music surcharge fee. Revenue.
  HD.4115 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to raise the minimum tobacco sales age to 21. Public Health.
  HD.4121 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Peter J. Durant and others relative to the theft of military service medals. The Judiciary.
S.35  SD.501 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 35) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Linda Dorcena Forry, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation regarding pathways to family economic self-sufficiency . Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.61  HD.675 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 61) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to vacancies in the office of Governor or Lieutenant-Governor. Election Laws.
H.63  HD.48 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 63) of William M. Straus and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to absentee voting by qualified voters of the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
H.67  HD.966 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 67) of Byron Rushing and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the subject-matter of initiative petitions. The Judiciary.
S.68  SD.676 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 68) of Harriette L. Chandler, Denise Provost, Gale D. Candaras, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to active streets and healthy communities. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.69  SD.767 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 69) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Martha M. Walz, Michael O. Moore, Michael Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish an early education and out-of-school time capital fund . Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.80  SD.711 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 80) of Michael Barrett, Cleon H. Turner, Paul McMurtry, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.97  SD.1118 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 97) of James B. Eldridge, Benjamin B. Downing, Mary S. Keefe, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand the sale of products by farmer breweries. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.114  HD.872 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 114) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a pilot program to provide educational and training programs to low-income families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.123  HD.1595 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 123) of Kay Khan, Marcos A. Devers and Denise Provost relative to child placement enforcement by the Department of Early Education and Care. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.126  HD.926 By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 126) of Kevin J. Kuros and others for legislation to expand the Department of Children and Families definition of mandated reporter. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.135  HD.364 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 135) of James J. O'Day and others relative to housing and support services to unaccompanied homeless youth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.136  HD.726 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 136) of James J. O'Day and others relative to job opportunities for people with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.147  HD.947 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 147) of Byron Rushing and others relative to ensuring equal access to programs, projects or activities for the provision of services, financial aid or other benefits and services for all residents of the Commonwealth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.151  HD.1379 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 151) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to assist people with disabilities in realizing their rights and exercising their responsibilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.154  HD.2607 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 154) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to the protection of the mental and physical health of minors from sexual orientation and/or gender identity change efforts. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.166  HD.1256 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 166) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to the creation of low-profit limited liability company small businesses. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.179  HD.2742 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 179) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to expand the sale of products by farmer breweries. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.185  HD.516 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 185) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to licensing massage therapists. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.190  HD.3408 By Ms. Cariddi of North Adams, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 190) of Gailanne M. Cariddi and others relative to the do not call list law concerning certain charitable solicitations. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.206  SD.645 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 206) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Martha Coakley, Michael Barrett, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to bullying in schools. Education.
S.209  SD.34 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 209) of Katherine M. Clark, Jason M. Lewis, John W. Scibak, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation realtive to healthy youth and sex education. Education.
S.210  SD.168 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 210) of Katherine M. Clark, Martha M. Walz, Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to safe and supportive schools. Education.
S.212  SD.467 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 212) of Katherine M. Clark, Kay Khan, Thomas M. Stanley, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to charter schools. Education.
S.214  SD.1163 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 214) of Katherine M. Clark, Kay Khan, Patricia D. Jehlen, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to ensure student progression. Education.
H.223  HD.1232 By Mr. Henriquez of Boston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 223) of Carlos Henriquez and others for legislation to limit fees charged by cashers of checks, drafts or money orders. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.235  HD.2891 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 235) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to establish a process to identify toxic chemical substances used in consumer products. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.236  HD.2910 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 236) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to consumer protection and regulation in psychotherapy. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.237  HD.1706 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 237) of John D. Keenan and others relative to streamlining home improvement contractor registration. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.239  HD.1728 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 239) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to exempt certain public water system employees from sprinkler fitters examining and licensing requirments. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.241  SD.1514 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 241) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Anne M. Gobi, Denise Provost, Aaron Vega and others for legislation relative to student assessment data. Education.
H.244  HD.2163 By Mr. Madden of Nantucket, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 244) of Timothy R. Madden and others for legislation to prevent the automatic signing up of consumers for products or services . Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.246  SD.343 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 246) of Thomas M. McGee, Kay Khan, William N. Brownsberger, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to physical education in public schools. Education.
H.267  HD.999 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 267) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.285  SD.139 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 285) of Gale D. Candaras, Denise Andrews, Christine E. Canavan, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation that provisions be made to create a special commission on institutional long term care services. Elder Affairs.
S.287  SD.454 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 287) of Harriette L. Chandler, Gale D. Candaras, Michael R. Knapik, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the regulation of skilled nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
H.321  HD.304 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Rosenberg, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 321) of Sarah K. Peake, Stanley C. Rosenberg and others relative to coordinating the availability of transit services to employees of existing and expanding businesses by the Massachusetts Office of Business Development. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.321  SD.1082 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 321) of James B. Eldridge, Cory Atkins, William N. Brownsberger, Christopher G. Fallon and other members of the General Court for legislation to disclose political spending. Election Laws.
H.324  HD.2634 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 324) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to transparency in economic development spending. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.325  HD.2636 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 325) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to the collection and reporting of data necessary to assess total spending or to judge the impact of economic development investments. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.325  SD.1096 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 325) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Andrews, Jonathan Hecht, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to modernize our voter registration system. Election Laws.
S.357  SD.961 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 357) of James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to require producer responsibility for collection reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.366  HD.2058 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 366) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the teaching of health education in schools. Education.
H.372  HD.616 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 372) of James J. Dwyer and others relative to establishing a moratorium for charter schools. Education.
S.381  SD.1226 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 381) of Michael O. Moore, James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the enforcement of illegal hunting practices. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.385  HD.322 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 385) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to an alternate MCAS completion plan for students with certain disabilities. Education.
S.391  SD.397 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 391) of Anthony W. Petruccelli and Denise Provost for legislation to establish a lead service replacement program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.398  SD.1126 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 398) of Michael F. Rush, Martin J. Walsh, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to requiring recycling in state buildings. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.398  HD.391 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 398) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to require the certification of all public school teachers. Education.
S.401  SD.1095 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 401) of Karen E. Spilka, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Thomas M. Stanley, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animals during pet sales. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.421  HD.1260 By Representative Henriquez of Boston and Senator Brownsberger, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 421) of Carlos Henriquez, William N. Brownsberger and others for legislation to establish a comprehensive health education curriculum in the public schools. Education.
S.427  SD.338 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 427) of Katherine M. Clark, Kay Khan, Ruth B. Balser, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of group or individual disability, accident or sickness insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.437  HD.1691 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 437) of Stephen Kulik and Denise Provost relative to education funding for charter schools. Education.
H.444  HD.2627 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 444) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others that the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education be directed to promulgate emergency regulations to modify the process governing the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS). Education.
S.447  SD.1447 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 447) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Sean Garballey, Jason M. Lewis, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate executive compensation at mutual insurance companies. Financial Services.
H.450  HD.360 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 450) of James J. O'Day and others relative to age-appropriate sexual health education. Education.
H.453  HD.1547 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 453) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to high school graduation requirements for students with learning disabilities. Education.
H.454  HD.1882 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 454) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to bullying in schools. Education.
H.457  HD.2923 By Representatives Peisch of Wellesley and Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 457) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the quality of education by reviving the foundation budget review commission. Education.
H.472  HD.3285 By Representative Rogers of Cambridge and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 472) of David M. Rogers and others relative to media literacy in schools. Education.
H.476  HD.2651 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 476) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to funding for improvements to early education child care facilities. Education.
H.477  HD.2656 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 477) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to improve quality in early education centers and providing better access to quality early education and care. Education.
H.478  HD.2685 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 478) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others that physical education be a required subject in all grades for all students in public schools and charter schools. Education.
H.479  HD.3168 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 479) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to an English language learner's program in the public schools. Education.
H.488  HD.2614 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 488) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to promoting and accountability for education of mobile student populations. Education.
S.488  SD.462 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 488) of Michael J. Rodrigues, John F. Keenan, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a consumer bill of rights in tiered and reduced network health plans. Financial Services.
H.489  HD.2624 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 489) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to ensure that high school graduates possess a reasonable breadth and depth of knowledge and skills. Education.
H.490  HD.2772 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 490) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to require the disclosure to parents of standardized student assessments from kindergarten through twelfth grade. Education.
S.491  SD.1559 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 491) of Michael F. Rush, Paul McMurtry, Robert M. Koczera, Martin J. Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to vacated foreclosed residential property. Financial Services.
H.491  HD.1106 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 491) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to charter schools. Education.
S.501  SD.98 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 501) of Harriette L. Chandler, John W. Scibak, Gale D. Candaras, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equitable reimbursement rates for services provided to publicly assisted patients. Health Care Financing.
S.502  SD.119 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 502) of Harriette L. Chandler, Kay Khan, Gale D. Candaras, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish criteria for Masshealth hardship waivers. Health Care Financing.
S.504  SD.482 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 504) of Katherine M. Clark, Elizabeth A. Malia, Kay Khan, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for primary and preventative health care services for certain children in the Commonwealth. . Health Care Financing.
H.520  HD.226 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 520) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to ensure behavioral health and safety in the public schools. Education.
S.522  SD.905 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 522) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Christopher G. Fallon, Jason M. Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the MassHealth program. Health Care Financing.
S.527  SD.1633 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 527) of Thomas P. Kennedy, Kay Khan, Sal N. DiDomenico, Gale D. Candaras and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide personal care attendant orientation . Health Care Financing.
S.531  SD.1072 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 531) of Mark C. Montigny, James T. Welch, Denise Andrews, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to benefit the Health Safety Net Trust Fund. Health Care Financing.
H.542  HD.319 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 542) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to the calculation of income for spouses of nursing home residents. Elder Affairs.
H.543  HD.1251 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 543) of Jonathan Hecht and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to institutional long-term care in the Commonwealth. Elder Affairs.
H.544  HD.418 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 544) of Kay Khan and others relative to personal care or managerial services contracts for families caring for elderly relatives. Elder Affairs.
H.545  HD.1602 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 545) of Kay Khan and others relative to residential habilitation services for individuals age sixty or older. Elder Affairs.
H.547  HD.1215 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 547) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the prevention and elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression within the Department of Elder Affairs. Elder Affairs.
S.554  SD.1499 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 554) of Richard T. Moore, Kay Khan, Anne M. Gobi, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect health care reform funding. Health Care Financing.
H.557  HD.2313 By Ms. Andrews of Orange, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 557) of Denise Andrews and others relative to address changes for registered voters in the central registry of voters by the Secretary of State. Election Laws.
S.557  SD.754 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 557) of Marc R. Pacheco, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, Walter F. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to patient safety. Health Care Financing.
H.558  HD.1646 By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 558) of Brian M. Ashe and Denise Provost relative to absentee ballots. Election Laws.
H.559  HD.522 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 559) of Cory Atkins and others relative to accountability for certain corporate political activities. Election Laws.
H.579  HD.3060 By Representatives Fox of Boston and Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 579) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to establish election day voter registration. Election Laws.
H.582  HD.2545 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 582) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to establish permanent voter registration for registered voters who move within the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
S.592  SD.751 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 592) of Harriette L. Chandler, Denise Provost and Gale D. Candaras for legislation relative to a public housing innovation program. Housing.
H.598  HD.682 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 598) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to voting by the instant runoff voting method. Election Laws.
H.613  HD.1016 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 613) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to authorize local boards of registrars to perform random audits of election results in precincts. Election Laws.
H.614  HD.1017 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 614) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to authorize persons to pre-register to vote prior to their eighteenth birthday. Election Laws.
H.615  HD.1018 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 615) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to establish procedures for early voting in elections in cities and towns. Election Laws.
H.628  HD.948 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 628) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to enable cities and towns to extend voting rights in municipal elections to certain non-citizens of the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
H.630  HD.1723 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 630) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to further regulate campaign contributions involving political committees. Election Laws.
S.634  SD.1288 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 634) of William N. Brownsberger, Gloria L. Fox, Denise Provost, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses. The Judiciary.
S.641  SD.69 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 641) of Harriette L. Chandler, William N. Brownsberger, John W. Scibak, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to update public health laws. The Judiciary.
S.642  SD.132 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 642) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jason M. Lewis, William N. Brownsberger, James J. O'Day and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to freedom of speech and association. The Judiciary.
S.643  SD.568 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 643) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin B. Downing, Cynthia S. Creem, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal access to public places regardless of gender identity. The Judiciary.
H.651  HD.1034 By Representatives Walz of Boston and Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 651) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to further regulate the financing of political campaigns. Election Laws.
S.656  SD.1613 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 656) of Katherine M. Clark, Paul Brodeur, Donald H. Wong, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect our communities. The Judiciary.
H.657  HD.3250 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 657) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to protect from net loss public lands or easements taken or acquired for natural resources. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.658  HD.3036 By Mr. Beaton of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 658) of Matthew A. Beaton and others for legislation to authorize the Commonwealth to enter into an interstate compact for the enforcement of certain wildlife protection laws. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.684  SD.1204 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 684) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to special juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.685  HD.1086 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 685) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the control of tick-borne illnesses by the State Reclamation and Mosquito Control Board. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.687  HD.2775 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 687) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish a sustainable water resource fund to mitigate water shortages. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.688  HD.2778 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 688) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the publishing of guidelines for best water management practices by the Board of Trustees of the Water Pollution Abatement Trust and the Department of Environmental Protection. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.689  HD.2925 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 689) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others that the Department of Environmental Protection be directed to conduct a feasibility study for the implementation of watershed based planning. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.690  HD.3103 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 690) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish a capital outlay program for maintenance and improvements to municipal drinking, waste and storm water infrastructure assets . Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.696  HD.3089 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 696) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag pollution. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.706  HD.2577 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 706) of Sean Garballey and others relative to prohibiting additional incineration of solid waste materials. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.712  HD.759 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 712) of Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation to enhance the management of problem wildlife. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.718  HD.792 By Representative Gobi of Spencer and Senator Pacheco, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 718) of Anne M. Gobi, Marc R. Pacheco and others relative to reviving and continuing the special commission established (under Chapter 498 of the Acts of 2008) to make an investigation and study of the water quality of the Charles River. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.741  SD.1690 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 741) of Robert L. Hedlund, Thomas M. Stanley, Martha M. Walz, John P. Fresolo and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent animal cruelty. The Judiciary.
H.748  HD.1659 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 748) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to amend the conservation restriction and agricultural preservation statutes. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.749  HD.1669 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 749) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish old growth forest reserves in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.751  HD.1708 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 751) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the Milk Producers Security Fund reimbursement. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.754  HD.1732 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 754) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to prohibit certain restrictions on the use of land for agricultural purposes. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.756  HD.3259 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 756) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the Endangered Species Act. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.758  HD.2144 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 758) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to the implementation of strategies for reducing solid waste and increasing recycling in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.764  SD.1047 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 764) of Mark C. Montigny, Benjamin Swan, Denise Provost and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to corporate criminal conduct. The Judiciary.
H.765  HD.2959 By Messrs. McMurtry of Dedham and Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 765) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to reduce the total amount of solid waste disposed of by means of landfill and incineration. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.774  HD.1378 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 774) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to further define the illegal processing of lobsters at sea. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.782  HD.385 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 782) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to exempt the personal use of milk and raw milk products by owners of cows and goats from certain laws governing the use of said products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.796  SD.362 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 796) of Karen E. Spilka, Martha M. Walz, William N. Brownsberger, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
H.799  HD.2369 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 799) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others that coastal estuary or embayment watersheds impaired due to nitrogen pollution be deemed to be nitrogen sensitive areas. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.800  HD.3271 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 800) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others relative to buffer zones on land under the agricultural restriction program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.802  HD.850 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 802) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to further regulate the sale and disposal of mercury-added thermostats. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.803  HD.1092 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 803) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require producer responsibility for collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.813  HD.134 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 813) of Ellen Story and others relative to the labeling of plant seeds. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.814  HD.512 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator McGee, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 814) of Ellen Story, Thomas M. McGee and others that manufacturers of mercury-added lamps implement a recycling program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.821  HD.178 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 821) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to vegetation control and no-spray agreements with municipalities and water districts. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.822  HD.197 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 822) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to exempting cities and towns from fees from the Massachusetts Oil and Hazardous Material Release Prevention and Response Act. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.824  HD.576 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 824) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to hunting or trapping on private land. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.826  HD.243 By Representatives Walz of Boston and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 826) of Martha M. Walz 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.836  HD.977 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 836) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the effect of certain behavioral health disorders on certain disability insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.837  HD.1265 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 837) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of certain insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.838  HD.1269 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 838) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of group or individual disability, accident or sickness insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.839  HD.1318 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Wolf, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 839) of Ruth B. Balser, Daniel A. Wolf and others for legislation to facilitate access to individual health insurance. Financial Services.
S.847  SD.611 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 847) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Sal N. DiDomenico, James B. Eldridge, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to econmically stabilize displaced service workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.852  SD.1260 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 852) of Cynthia S. Creem, William N. Brownsberger, Kay Khan, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to employees social media privacy protection. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.859  SD.787 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 859) of James B. Eldridge and Denise Provost for legislation to clarify the meal break law to allow for private enforcement. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.863  HD.122 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 863) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
S.866  SD.64 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 866) of Brian A. Joyce, Danielle W. Gregoire, Martha M. Walz, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to burial benefits under the workers' compensation law. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.877  SD.674 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 877) of Marc R. Pacheco, Sal N. DiDomenico, Thomas M. McGee, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation to extend safety protections to employees of the executive branch of the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.878  SD.752 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 878) of Marc R. Pacheco, Daniel A. Wolf, Michael D. Brady, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.900  SD.861 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 900) of Daniel A. Wolf, Patricia D. Jehlen, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish earned paid sick time. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.901  SD.862 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 901) of Daniel A. Wolf, James J. O'Day, Sal N. DiDomenico, Marcos A. Devers and other members of the General Court for legislation to modernize and protect the unemployment insurance system. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.902  SD.1645 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 902) of William N. Brownsberger, Denise Provost, Benjamin Swan, Christopher M. Markey and others for legislation to recognize the dangerousness of retail drug offenses. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.916  HD.2601 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 916) of Sean Garballey and others relative to coverage standards for children under private insurance . Financial Services.
S.929  SD.282 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 929) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Carlos Henriquez, Denise Provost, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent discriminatory land use and permitting decisions. . Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.930  HD.253 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 930) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the cancellation of certain health insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.937  HD.451 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 937) of Kay Khan and others relative to requiring that certain health insurance policies include coverage for eating disorders. Financial Services.
S.942  SD.618 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 942) of James B. Eldridge, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect abandoned animals in vacant properties. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.944  HD.1676 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 944) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the rights of patients in tiered and reduced network health insurance plans. Financial Services.
H.947  HD.2780 By Representatives Mahoney of Worcester and Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 947) of John J. Mahoney and others for legislation to establish a foreclosure mediation program within the Office of Public Collaboration at the University of Massachusetts at Boston to offer alternatives to forclosures. Financial Services.
S.952  SD.1488 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 952) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Louis L. Kafka, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen the enforcement of certain dog laws. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.985  HD.2605 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 985) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to providing for "pay by the mile" motor vehicle insurance. Financial Services.
S.985  SD.1392 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 985) of Michael Barrett, Carlos Henriquez, Jason M. Lewis, Kenneth I. Gordon and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.986  HD.2612 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 986) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to require that group and non-group insurance plans cover medical or drug treatments to correct or repair disturbances of body composition caused by HIV-associated lipodystrophy syndrome. Financial Services.
S.992  SD.103 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 992) of Harriette L. Chandler, John W. Scibak, Karen E. Spilka, Mark C. Montigny and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to adult dental restoration. Public Health.
S.994  SD.459 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 994) of Harriette L. Chandler, Mark C. Montigny, John W. Scibak, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the enhanced management of early childhood caries among MassHealth patients. Public Health.
S.999  SD.35 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 999) of Katherine M. Clark, William N. Brownsberger, John W. Scibak, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the responsible counseling of pregnant women. Public Health.
H.1008  HD.1577 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1008) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to the annual reporting of patient safety by health care providers. Health Care Financing.
H.1012  HD.2062 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1012) of Nick Collins and others for legislation to increase the revenue available for health care provider payments. Health Care Financing.
H.1021  HD.301 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1021) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to transfers of assets by MassHealth members. Health Care Financing.
H.1023  HD.3030 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1023) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to establish a Medicaid and health care reform trust fund. Health Care Financing.
H.1025  HD.1189 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1025) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the SHINE health insurance counseling program. Health Care Financing.
H.1027  HD.2547 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1027) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to establish criteria for MassHealth hardship waivers. Health Care Financing.
H.1035  HD.699 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1035) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to establish a single-payer health insurance trust fund. Health Care Financing.
H.1047  HD.1767 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1047) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to excluding certain retirement funds from countable assets of medical assistance recipients. Health Care Financing.
S.1050  SD.1160 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1050) of Mark C. Montigny, Patricia D. Jehlen, Richard T. Moore, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce health care costs by promoting evidence-based prescriber education. Public Health.
H.1051  HD.2686 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1051) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to preventing unnecessary medical debt through hospital and affiliate charity care policies. Health Care Financing.
S.1051  SD.1381 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1051) of Mark C. Montigny, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Patricia D. Jehlen, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent undue influence on prescriber behavior . Public Health.
H.1053  HD.1677 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1053) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to compare cost savings under existing cost control laws to cost savings achievable under a single-payer health care system. Health Care Financing.
H.1054  HD.214 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1054) of John W. Scibak and others relative to equitable dental reimbursement rates for services provided to publicly-aided patients. Health Care Financing.
H.1058  HD.812 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1058) of Ellen Story and others relative to continuity of care for families enrolled in MassHealth. Health Care Financing.
S.1066  SD.1368 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1066) of Richard T. Moore, John W. Scibak, Benjamin Swan, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to patient safety. Public Health.
H.1075  HD.3186 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1075) of Jerald A. Parisella and others relative to prohibiting the assessment of financial penalties on active duty military personnel withdrawing from postsecondary courses . Higher Education.
H.1086  HD.502 By Mr. Sullivan of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1086) of David B. Sullivan and others for legislation to maintain faculty and college excellence in the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
H.1104  HD.3445 By Representatives Conroy of Wayland and Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1104) of Thomas P. Conroy and others for legislation to grant preference to veterans in all state-aided housing projects in the Commonwealth. Housing.
S.1108  SD.879 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1108) of Daniel A. Wolf, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Cleon H. Turner, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to limit outsourcing of the Massachusetts Health Care Workforce. Public Health.
S.1115  SD.655 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1115) of Harriette L. Chandler, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, Patricia D. Jehlen, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the collection and analysis of data relative to traffic stops and to establish a primary safety belt law. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1122  HD.1131 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1122) of Kevin G. Honan and others relative to promoting energy efficiency in affordable housing. Housing.
S.1126  SD.1619 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1126) of Cynthia S. Creem, William N. Brownsberger, Ruth B. Balser, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to firearms and firearms violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1127  HD.3170 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1127) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to provide financing for the production and preservation of housing for low and moderate income residents. Housing.
S.1135  SD.1116 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1135) of James B. Eldridge, Anthony W. Petruccelli, Patricia D. Jehlen, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation to restore community trust in Massachusetts law enforcement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1139  HD.1179 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1139) of Thomas M. Menino and others for legislation to establish a health hardship mobile housing voucher program. Housing.
H.1146  HD.2663 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1146) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to establishing a public housing innovation program. Housing.
H.1156  HD.1870 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1156) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing. Housing.
H.1161  HD.492 By Representatives Swan of Springfield and Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1161) of Benjamin Swan, Denise Provost and Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera relative to foreclosures in the historic districts of Massachusetts. Housing.
S.1171  SD.447 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1171) of Karen E. Spilka, William N. Brownsberger, John W. Scibak, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent shackling and promote safe pregnancies for female inmates. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1172  SD.1101 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1172) of Karen E. Spilka, Louis L. Kafka, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure the safety of people with pets in disasters. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1177  HD.929 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1177) of Cory Atkins and others relative to the punishment for the crime of domestic violence. The Judiciary.
H.1189  HD.475 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1189) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the treatment of the mentally ill in prisons. The Judiciary.
S.1192  SD.696 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1192) of James E. Timilty, Norfolk District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey, John H. Rogers, Bruce J. Ayers and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the illegal occupation of a building. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1198  HD.3033 By Mr. Beaton of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1198) of Matthew A. Beaton and others for legislation to increase the penalties for violations of certain hunting laws. The Judiciary.
H.1243  HD.1124 By Ms. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1243) of Linda Campbell and others relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases. The Judiciary.
S.1249  SD.633 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1249) of Thomas M. McGee, James R. Miceli, Carlo Basile, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide retirement benefits for veterans. Public Service.
H.1251  HD.1819 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1251) of Tackey Chan and others relative to motor vehicle opeators leaving the scene of a collision. The Judiciary.
H.1252  HD.1835 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1252) of Tackey Chan and others for legislation to update sex offender registration with current technology. The Judiciary.
H.1302  HD.1147 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1302) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the penalty for subsequent restraining order violations. The Judiciary.
H.1303  HD.1149 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1303) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to permit the setting of both cash bail and pretrial conditions in domestic violence matters. The Judiciary.
S.1313  SD.555 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1313) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Thomas P. Kennedy, James B. Eldridge, Michael Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to invest in our communities and tax exemptions. Revenue.
H.1320  HD.1325 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1320) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to improving training for child advocates to recognize indicators of domestic violence. The Judiciary.
H.1341  HD.3078 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1341) of Sean Garballey and others relative to actions against health clubs or their employees that arise in connection with the use or non-use of defibrillators. The Judiciary.
S.1343  SD.1501 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1343) of Patricia D. Jehlen and Denise Provost for legislation relative to regional transportation ballot initiatives. Revenue.
H.1357  HD.2460 By Ms. Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1357) of Colleen M. Garry and others relative to the use of information derived from unmanned aerial vehicles as evidence in judicial, regulatory or other government proceedings. The Judiciary.
S.1369  SD.1363 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1369) of Mark C. Montigny, Benjamin Swan, Denise Provost and Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation relative to economic development tax credits. Revenue.
H.1379  HD.2649 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1379) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to prohibiting discrimination against adults with disabilities in family and juvenile court proceedings. The Judiciary.
H.1412  HD.257 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1412) of Louis L. Kafka and Denise Provost relative to the use of telephones by persons in detention facilities. The Judiciary.
H.1414  HD.259 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1414) 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.1431  HD.442 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1431) of Kay Khan and others relative to providing written health education information to incarcerated women by correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
H.1433  HD.826 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1433) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to prevent shackling and promote safe pregnancies for female inmates. The Judiciary.
H.1435  HD.1116 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1435) of Kay Khan and others relative to the penalty for the crime of murder in the first degree committed by persons fourteen to seventeen years of age. The Judiciary.
H.1455  HD.3382 By Messrs. Lawn of Watertown and Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1455) of John J. Lawn, Jr., Thomas M. Stanley and others relative to the statute of limitations for certain sexual abuse crimes. The Judiciary.
H.1456  HD.691 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1456) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to impose a penalty for the confinement of farm animals in a manner that does not allow them to turn around freely, lie down, stand up and fully extend their limbs. The Judiciary.
H.1457  HD.693 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1457) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to the use and protection of personal information in criminal investigations. The Judiciary.
H.1463  HD.101 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1463) 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.1471  HD.612 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1471) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to require the examination of criminal offender record information for persons volunteering at organizations conducting activities and programs for children. The Judiciary.
S.1472  SD.1023 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1472) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Christopher G. Fallon, Peter V. Kocot, James J. O'Day and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to state contracting. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1483  SD.1124 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1483) of James B. Eldridge, Cory Atkins, Jennifer E. Benson and Denise Provost for legislation to designate certain buildings in the town of Acton. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1486  SD.446 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1486) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Elizabeth A. Malia, Anne M. Gobi, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen impact, efficiency and accountability in the government-nonprofit partnership. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1491  SD.1476 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1491) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Benjamin Swan, Robert M. Koczera, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to require the disclosure of public funding. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1503  HD.1562 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1503) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the liability of farmers' markets. The Judiciary.
H.1548  HD.1377 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1548) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to living wills. The Judiciary.
H.1552  HD.1773 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1552) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to ensuring confidentiality for victims of rape and domestic violence. The Judiciary.
H.1553  HD.1785 By Representatives Peisch of Wellesley and Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1553) of Alice Hanlon Peisch, Josh S. Cutler and others relative to providing protection against compelled disclosure of certain information by members of the news media. The Judiciary.
S.1574  SD.597 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1574) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Daniel A. Wolf, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to affordable housing energy efficiency. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1575  SD.1279 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1575) of Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger, James B. Eldridge, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to community access to energy efficiency programs and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1579  SD.1174 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1579) of Benjamin B. Downing, William N. Brownsberger, Martha M. Walz, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to further promote electric vehicles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1587  HD.953 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1587) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the enforcement of certain civil rights laws. The Judiciary.
H.1588  HD.1011 By Representative Rushing of Boston and Senator Chang-Diaz, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1588) of Byron Rushing, Sonia Chang-Diaz and others for legislation to improve the collection and analysis of data relative to traffic stops. The Judiciary.
H.1589  HD.1172 By Messrs. Rushing of Boston and Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1589) of Byron Rushing, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to gender identity and access to public accommodations. The Judiciary.
H.1597  HD.218 By Messrs. Sannicandro of Ashland and Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1597) of Tom Sannicandro, David Paul Linsky and others relative to written consent of a parent or legal guardian and counseling of minor pregnant women seeking aboritions. The Judiciary.
H.1606  HD.865 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1606) of Paul A. Schmid, III, Chris Walsh and Denise Provost for legislation to impose a penalty for the destruction of crops and agricultural property. The Judiciary.
H.1611  HD.339 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1611) of John W. Scibak and Denise Provost relative to voyeurism and the inappropriate viewing of intimate areas of another person. The Judiciary.
H.1613  HD.2620 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1613) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to clarify the responsibility of law enforcement agencies to enforce federal immigration laws. The Judiciary.
S.1626  SD.735 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1626) of Robert L. Hedlund, Jason M. Lewis, William N. Brownsberger, Tom Sannicandro and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the treatment of elephants. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.1630  HD.125 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1630) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further regulate the performance of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health. The Judiciary.
S.1636  SD.39 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1636) of William N. Brownsberger, Sarah K. Peake, Denise Provost, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to reducing permitted idling times for certain motor vehicles. Transportation.
S.1638  SD.199 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1638) of William N. Brownsberger, Denise Provost, Patricia D. Jehlen, Christopher M. Markey and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to driver's licenses. Transportation.
S.1639  SD.723 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1639) of William N. Brownsberger, Denise Provost, David M. Rogers, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect vulnerable road users. Transportation.
S.1640  SD.731 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1640) of William N. Brownsberger, Denise Provost, David M. Rogers, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect bicyclists in bicycle lanes. Transportation.
H.1641  HD.485 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1641) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to telephone service for inmates in correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
H.1646  HD.1202 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1646) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentencing laws for drug offenses. The Judiciary.
S.1646  SD.1670 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1646) of Katherine M. Clark, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transportation improvements in the Commonwealth. Transportation.
S.1648  SD.367 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1648) of Cynthia S. Creem, William N. Brownsberger, Martha M. Walz, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of automatic license plate reader systems. Transportation.
H.1653  HD.171 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1653) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to recording the testimony of children as witnesses in certain court proceedings. The Judiciary.
H.1660  HD.283 By Representatives Turner of Dennis and Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1660) of Cleon H. Turner and others for legislation to prohibit sex offenders from employment or volunteer status at camps for children. The Judiciary.
S.1664  SD.1679 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1664) of Robert L. Hedlund, Kay Khan, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of unmanned aerial vehicles. Transportation.
H.1673  HD.2930 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1673) of Chris Walsh, Denise Provost and Cory Atkins for legislation to repeal certain statutes regarding education and morality that may be considered unconstitutional. The Judiciary.
S.1679  SD.360 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1679) of Thomas M. McGee, Robert F. Fennell and Denise Provost for legislation relative to vehicle idling. Transportation.
S.1682  SD.1060 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1682) of Mark C. Montigny, Benjamin Swan and Denise Provost for legislation to prohibit the use of mobile telephones while operating a motor vehicle. Transportation.
H.1684  HD.1014 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1684) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to further define privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
H.1698  HD.2840 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1698) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to burial benefits under the workers' compensation law. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1701  HD.1891 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1701) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to increase the minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1702  HD.991 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1702) of Thomas J. Calter and others for legislation to further define comparable worth in the workplace. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1707  HD.503 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1707) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to social network privacy and employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1707  SD.1144 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1707) of Karen E. Spilka, John F. Keenan, Sal N. DiDomenico, Barry R. Finegold and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for public input into public transit decisions. Transportation.
H.1712  HD.2206 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1712) of Marjorie C. Decker and others for legislation to provide economic stability for displaced non-professional airport employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1715  HD.2221 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Brownsberger, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1715) of Lori A. Ehrlich, William Brownsberger and others for legislation to limit the time that former employees must wait before being employed by a competitor. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1728  HD.1403 By Representative Gordon of Bedford and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1728) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for legislation to prohibit clauses waiving certain rights in employment contracts. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1731  HD.1234 By Mr. Henriquez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1731) of Carlos Henriquez and others for legislation to prohibit employers from discriminating against certain employees or potential employees based on a credit history or report. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1739  HD.504 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1739) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish earned paid sick time for certain employees rendering personal care. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1744  HD.1544 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1744) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers and prospective employers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1745  HD.1596 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1745) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to prohibit prospective employer discrimination against persons who are or have been unemployed. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1747  HD.3261 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1747) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to require owners to notify employees of their eligibility to purchase or bid on a business prior to the transfer of said business. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1750  HD.2258 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1750) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to establish employment rights for certain domestic workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1766  HD.517 By Ms. Story of Amherst and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1766) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing and harrassment, without regard to protected class status. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1767  HD.968 By Ms. Story of Amherst and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1767) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further define comparable work. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1772  HD.1048 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1772) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to unemployment insurance. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1790  HD.425 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1790) of Kay Khan and others relative to the civil commitment of women for alcoholism and substance abuse at the Framingham Correctional Institution. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1791  HD.445 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1791) of Kay Khan and others relative to juvenile mental health and substance abuse. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1793  HD.1604 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1793) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to increase access to mental health services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1799  HD.1235 By Representative Malia of Boston and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1799) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Jennifer L. Flanagan and others relative to mental health services for children. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1804  HD.1909 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1804) of Shaunna O'Connell and others for legislation to further regulate the use of psychoactive drugs on distressed patients. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1805  HD.366 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1805) of James J. O'Day and others relative to creating a community based flexible supports oversight commission . Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1809  HD.971 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1809) of Byron Rushing and others relative to increasing public safety by increasing access to addiction treatment. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1810  HD.1015 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1810) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the treatment of emotionally disturbed prisoners. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1853  HD.692 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1853) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1859  HD.3216 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Wolf, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1859) of Stephen Kulik, Daniel A. Wolf and others relative to municipal zoning, subdivision control and master planning. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1862  HD.680 By Messrs. Lewis of Winchester and Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1862) of Jason M. Lewis, Cleon H. Turner and others for legislation to enhance municipal fiscal stability through a special education stabilization fund. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1871  HD.1361 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1871) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to the appointment of alternate members on local historical commissions. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1874  HD.1738 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1874) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others relative to the protection of puppies and kittens. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1886  SD.1892 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Stephen M. Brewer, Gailanne M. Cariddi, Paul McMurtry, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate central service technicians. Public Health.
H.1887  HD.1569 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1887) of Cory Atkins and others for legislation to include private schools and charter schools in the interscholastic athletic head injury safety training program. Public Health.
H.1911  HD.1826 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1911) of Tackey Chan and others for legislation to prohibit certain grants, incentive payments and other supplemental reimbursements to hospitals outsourcing certain health care delivery jobs. Public Health.
H.1936  HD.1248 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1936) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to genetically engineered food. Public Health.
H.1940  HD.1087 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1940) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the safe disposal of syringes, injection devices and other medical sharps. Public Health.
H.1941  HD.1089 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1941) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the registration of persons supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Public Health.
H.1944  HD.912 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1944) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to air pollutants. Public Health.
H.1950  HD.1657 By Messrs. Fernandes of Milford and Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1950) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to prohibiting clinical laboratory self-referrals. Public Health.
S.1959  SD.1927 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Brian A. Joyce, Stanley C. Rosenberg, Ruth B. Balser, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure parity for mental health and substance abuse treatment. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1966  HD.3265 By Representative Garballey of Arlington and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1966) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to restrict the sale of tobacco products at locations where health professionals are employed. Public Health.
H.1967  HD.3305 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1967) of Sean Garballey and others that the Department of Public Health be directed to establish a formal public hearing process prior to certain licensing and ownership of nursing home facilities decisions. Public Health.
H.1969  HD.394 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1969) of Denise C. Garlick and others that certain health facilities be directed to establish a "safe patient handling policy", so-called. Public Health.
H.1970  HD.396 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1970) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to establish a registry of volunteer personnel within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.1971  HD.505 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1971) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to further regulate newborn pulse oximetry screening for congenital heart defects. Public Health.
S.1984  SD.1977 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) of Patricia D. Jehlen and Denise Provost for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Debra Saverse, an employee of the Department of Revenue. Public Service.
H.2002  HD.690 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2002) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to require pain assessment and management in health care facilities. Public Health.
H.2005  HD.428 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2005) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a nursing advisory board within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Public Health.
H.2006  HD.429 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2006) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to provide for the rapid deployment of qualified nurses. Public Health.
H.2007  HD.430 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2007) of Kay Khan and others relative to foods containing artificial trans fats. Public Health.
H.2008  HD.446 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2008) of Kay Khan and others relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
H.2009  HD.986 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2009) of Kay Khan, Paul J. Donato and others relative to further regulating health care costs and the dispensing of controlled substances. Public Health.
H.2011  HD.1693 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2011) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to expanding access to healthy food choices in vending machines on state property. Public Health.
H.2012  HD.647 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2012) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to establish a childhood vaccine program in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.2018  HD.683 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2018) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to define modest meals and refreshments involving pharmaceutical or medical device manufacturing companies and health care practitioners. Public Health.
H.2019  HD.700 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2019) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to personal care attendant orientation. Public Health.
H.2020  HD.701 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2020) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to prescription drug outreach and education programs. Public Health.
H.2021  HD.1934 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2021) of Jason M. Lewis, Kay Khan and Denise Provost relative to establishing a program for viral hepatitis prevention, screening, treatment and education within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.2027  HD.1174 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2027) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the health care of minors. Public Health.
S.2028  SD.1997 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Marc R. Pacheco, Frank I. Smizik, Stanley C. Rosenberg, Michael Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for the establishment of a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2029  HD.1307 By Ms. Malia of Boston and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2029) of Elizabeth A. Malia, John F. Keenan and others relative to the certification of alcohol-free and drug-free housing by the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.2045  HD.1368 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2045) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to expand power plant safety preparedness requirements by the Department of Public Health to twenty miles. Public Health.
H.2047  HD.1397 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2047) of Sarah K. Peake and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender aging. Public Health.
H.2066  HD.1967 By Messrs. Rogers of Cambridge and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2066) of David M. Rogers and others relative to the use of environmentally preferable cleaning products in schools to improve the comfort and health of students suffering from pediatric asthma. Public Health.
H.2071  HD.2689 By Messrs. Sánchez of Boston and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2071) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. Public Health.
H.2076  HD.215 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2076) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the restoration of oral health benefits for MassHealth recipients. Public Health.
H.2079  HD.414 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2079) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the management of early childhood oral health caries. Public Health.
H.2083  HD.2606 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2083) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to providing a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants. Public Health.
H.2084  HD.2613 By Representative Sciortino of Medford and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2084) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Patricia D. Jehlen and others that the Department of Public Health be directed to develop criteria and provide recommendations for removing barriers to cost-effective health care. Public Health.
H.2086  HD.284 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2086) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products. Public Health.
H.2087  HD.449 By Representative Smizik of Brookline and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2087) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to prohibiting the dispensing of food in disposable food service containers made from polystyrene or expanded polystyrene. Public Health.
H.2092  HD.126 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2092) of Ellen Story and others relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age. Public Health.
H.2093  HD.133 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2093) of Ellen Story and others relative to the definition of genetically engineered material in the labeling of food. Public Health.
H.2103  HD.2550 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2103) of Aaron Vega and others relative to creating a folic acid awareness and birth defects prevention program within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.2120  HD.303 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2120) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to ensure fire safety in state buildings. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2124  HD.1193 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2124) of Paul Brodeur and others for legislation to require carbon monoxide alarms in all residential, governmental and commercial structures. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2281  SD.2106 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senatre, No. 2281) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jay Livingstone, Frank I. Smizik, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote public safety and to protect access to reproductive health care facilities. The Judiciary.
H.2354  HD.2510 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2354) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to increasing pension benefits for certain retired teachers and public employees. Public Service.
H.2373  HD.1703 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2373) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the police career incentive pay program. Public Service.
H.2384  HD.2633 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2384) 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.2389  HD.2298 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2389) of Michael J. Moran and others relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee on Public Counsel Services. Public Service.
H.2401  HD.368 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2401) of James J. O'Day and others relative to public employees' workers compensation benefits. Public Service.
H.2403  HD.371 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2403) of James J. O'Day and others relative to retirement benefits of certain employees of the Department of Children and Families. Public Service.
H.2424  HD.1003 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2424) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to further regulate the right to strike of public employees. Public Service.
H.2490  HD.353 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2490) of Cory Atkins and others relative further defining the sales tax exemption for aircraft. Revenue.
H.2515  HD.1971 By Representative Cabral of New Bedford and Senator Finegold, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2515) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to extending the time for Brownfield's tax credit environmental response actions. Revenue.
H.2531  HD.3402 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2531) of Thomas P. Conroy, Jason M. Lewis and Denise Provost relative to the gradual increase in the taxation of gasoline sales. Revenue.
H.2532  HD.3422 By Representative Conroy of Wayland and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2532) of Thomas P. Conroy, Michael J. Barrett and others for legislation to impose a tax on certain fuels and dedicate the revenue raised therefrom toward transportation investment. Revenue.
H.2549  HD.1090 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2549) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the taxation of persons primarily engaged in agriculture, farming or commercial fishing. Revenue.
H.2550  HD.1209 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2550) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the sale or conversion of certain tax exempt property. Revenue.
H.2564  HD.318 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2564) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to providing tax exemptions for certain paraplegic veterans. Revenue.
H.2568  HD.1273 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator DiDomenico, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2568) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Sal N. DiDomenico and others for legislation to create an earned income tax credit for early educators. Revenue.
H.2587  HD.804 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2587) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to the senior circuit breaker tax credit. Revenue.
H.2593  HD.2701 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2593) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to increase the tobacco excise tax, supplement the Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund and reduce youth tobacco consumption. Revenue.
H.2594  HD.3002 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2594) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to promote the use of electric vehicles through sales tax incentives and other benefits. Revenue.
H.2629  HD.686 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2629) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote sales tax fairness for small businesses. Revenue.
H.2630  HD.695 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2630) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to further defining "tax expenditures" and providing for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to said tax expenditures. Revenue.
H.2631  HD.696 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2631) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to require the Division of Local Services within the Department of Revenue to develop a report by boards of assessors relative to locally assessed taxes. Revenue.
H.2632  HD.433 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2632) of Kay Khan and others relative to establishing a substance abuse health protection fund with collections from the sale of certain alcoholic beverages. Revenue.
H.2641  HD.1696 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2641) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to provide an income tax credit for the rehabilitation of residential historic properties. Revenue.
H.2642  HD.1701 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2642) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to payments in lieu of taxation by organizations exempt from the property tax. Revenue.
H.2646  HD.687 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2646) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to eliminate the tax deduction for direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical marketing. Revenue.
H.2663  HD.1145 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2663) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Thomas M. Menino and others relative to the taxation of public land used for commercial purposes. Revenue.
H.2664  HD.2625 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2664) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to providing a tax deduction for income attributable to the discharge of debt on principal residences, including debt reduced through mortgage restructuring. Revenue.
H.2672  HD.2138 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2672) of Aaron Michlewitz and others relative to providing tax credits for certain same sex couples. Revenue.
H.2678  HD.2305 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2678) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to establish tax transparency, strengthen the reporting requirements of public charities and establish reporting requirements for the trustees and directors of public charities. Revenue.
H.2687  HD.1359 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2687) of James J. O'Day and others relative to the taxation of certain income. Revenue.
H.2735  HD.863 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2735) of Paul A. Schmid, III and Denise Provost that the Department of Revenue, in consultation with the Department of Agricultural Resources, provide an income tax deduction for the purchase of certain water conserving plants and items. Revenue.
H.2738  HD.2616 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2738) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to the motion picture tax credit. Revenue.
H.2741  HD.529 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2741) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to establish an oil heat energy efficiency fund from an additional assessment on home heating oil. Revenue.
H.2751  HD.202 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2751) of Cleon H. Turner and others for legislation to increase the medical tax exemption. Revenue.
H.2757  HD.2097 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2757) of Chris Walsh and Denise Provost relative to the value of land owned by nonprofits. Revenue.
H.2760  HD.3161 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2760) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to assess certain taxes for financing regional transportation needs and investments. Revenue.
H.2777  HD.315 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2777) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to exempt public, educational and governmental community television contracts from the Uniform Procurement Act. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2783  HD.521 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2783) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to enchancing access to electronic public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2784  HD.524 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2784) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to access to public records in state agencies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2786  HD.703 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2786) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and Denise Provost relative to the open meeting law. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2787  HD.914 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2787) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and Denise Provost relative to access to public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2800  HD.1210 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2800) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to public access to the financial statements of candidates for public office and the maintenance of an electronic reporting system for statements of financial interests. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2804  HD.321 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2804) of John V. Fernandes and others that the State Purchasing Agent be directed to give preference to products or services manufactured or produced in the United States. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2834  HD.3034 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2834) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to grant the State Auditor access to certain confidential tax information for use in auditing tax expenditures. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2846  HD.3361 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2846) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to access to public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2871  HD.969 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2871) of Byron Rushing and others relative to protecting tropical forests by restricting state purchases of certain wood products. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2872  HD.978 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2872) of Byron Rushing, Kay Khan and Denise Provost for legislation to require companies entering into contracts with the Commonwealth to disclose information of their participation in the historic slave trade. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2873  HD.1004 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2873) 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.2875  HD.1175 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2875) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to prohibit the use of state funds to purchase bottled water. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2883  HD.2645 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2883) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to encourage fair competition in bids for state contracts from qualified sources committed to fair wages and benefits for employees. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2892  HD.943 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2892) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to designating a certain parcel of land in the city of Cambridge as the Lynch family skate park. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2898  HD.599 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2898) of Martin J. Walsh and others for legislation to prohibit the Commonwealth from contracting with companies that do not comply with federal regulations for the certification of minerals originating in the Congo. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2902  HD.1285 By Mr. Walsh of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2902) 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.2927  HD.643 By Messrs. DiNatale of Fitchburg and Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2927) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to regulate the establishment of municipal lighting plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2931  HD.2926 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2931) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others that the clean energy technology center utilize state funds to develop and execute a pilot program to test innovative water technologies. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2932  HD.910 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2932) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to modifying the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2934  HD.2241 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2934) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the detection and repair of natural gas leaks and reimbursements for damages. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2935  HD.2367 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2935) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the use of coal as an energy resource in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2943  HD.1105 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2943) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to include noncarbonated non-alcoholic beverages in the bottle law, so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2945  HD.1886 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2945) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Telecommunications and Cable and the Department of Public Utilities to regulate the use of double utility poles . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2952  HD.1689 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2952) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to double utility poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2977  HD.2610 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2977) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to utility pole replacement. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2978  HD.2611 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2978) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to energy efficient construction. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2979  HD.2647 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2979) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to energy efficiency programs and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2980  HD.3320 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2980) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to comprehensive siting reform for certain land-based wind projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2989  HD.2215 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2989) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to direct the Department of Public Utilities to promulgate rules and regulations relative to the development of underground utility infrastructures. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2994  HD.2177 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2994) of Kay Khan and others for an investigation by a special commission to consider adding the arts to STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) related programs. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2996  HD.1383 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2996) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to establish a funding program of grants to cities and towns for approved public library projects. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3005  HD.228 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3005) of Cory Atkins and others for legislation to prohibit the use of hand-held cell phones by persons operating a motor vehicle. Transportation.
H.3034  HD.1320 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3034) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others for legislation to increase public input into public transit decisions. Transportation.
H.3059  HD.3262 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3059) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to establish a public transit fare structure. Transportation.
H.3061  HD.3303 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3061) of Sean Garballey and others relative to establishing a payroll tax to increase funding of mass transportation and establishing a transportation finance advisory board. Transportation.
H.3068  HD.1117 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3068) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to regulate the use of automatic license plate reader systems. Transportation.
H.3091  HD.1917 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3091) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to establishing an active streets certification program within the Department of Transportation to encourage walking, cycling, and the use of public transportation in municipalities. Transportation.
H.3099  HD.1644 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3099) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to motor vehicle license suspension record privacy. Transportation.
H.3119  HD.296 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Rosenberg, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3119) of Sarah K. Peake, Stanley Rosenberg and others for legislation to authorize regional transit authorities to establish enterprise funds. Transportation.
H.3121  HD.2236 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3121) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for legislation to authorize transportation revenues to be collected in high occupancy vehicle lanes from single passenger vehicles on Route I-93. Transportation.
H.3141  HD.2609 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3141) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to contract assistance for Central Artery debt of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. Transportation.
H.3142  HD.2619 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3142) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to the establishment of a vehicle mileage user fee pilot program by the Department of Transportation. Transportation.
H.3143  HD.1613 By Mr. Smola of Palmer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3143) of Todd M. Smola and Denise Provost for legislation to exempt veterans from drivers license fees. Transportation.
H.3161  HD.144 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3161) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to the use of headlights on motor vehicles. Transportation.
H.3184  HD.2927 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3184) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to tuition and fee waivers for armed forces reserves. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3188  HD.1700 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3188) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the payment of veterans’ benefits. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3210  HD.2621 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3210) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., and others relative to veterans' benefits equity for persons discharged from the military based on certain consensual conduct. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3211  HD.2679 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by resolutions, House, No. 3211) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to take certain actions concerning national budgetary matters. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3217  HD.694 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3217) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to require estimated amounts of appropriations for a subsequent fiscal year on appropriation bills. Ways and Means.
H.3218  HD.1599 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3218) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to establish a legislative budget office. Ways and Means.
H.3238  HD.3435 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 3238) of Thomas P. Conroy and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to reducing poverty in the Commonwealth . Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3242  HD.1154 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3242) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to providing protection from domestic violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3253  HD.2678 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3253) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to further regulating the licensing, sale and possession of firearms and increasing the tax on the sale of firearms and ammunition. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3280  HD.491 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3280) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to prohibit tethering, leashing or the use of certain other restraints of prisoners participating in work release programs. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3284  HD.3119 By Representatives Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3284) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others for legislation to encourage economic stability and growth through job retention and development by improving the transportation system in the Commonwealth. Transportation.
H.3285  HD.3277 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3285) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others relative to the issuance of motor vehicle driver’s licenses to persons ineligible for social security cards . Transportation.
H.3339  HD.3154 By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3339) of Brian M. Ashe and others relative to the mandatory minimum age for children to attend kindergarten. Education.
H.3343  HD.3171 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3343) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Environmental Management to grant certain loans from the Water Pollution Abatement Trust Fund. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3388  HD.2480 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3388) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to to allow non-profits and charities to purchase alcohol from retail package stores for use at charitable events. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3419  HD.1601 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3419) of Kay Khan and others relative to consumer leases and subsequent ownership of rented property. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3430  HD.2709 By Ms. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3430) of Linda Campbell and others for legislation to establish a firearms and mental health fitness information registry within the Department of Criminal Justice Information Services. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3460  HD.3615 By Representative Cronin of Easton and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Claire D. Cronin, Thomas Kennedy and others relative to providing for home modifications and moving expenses for certain victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.3571  HD.3696 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to ban shark fin trading. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3782  HD.3946 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to the fines for the illegal taking of eels and elvers. The Judiciary.
H.3889  HD.4029 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ellen Story and others that the Division of Medical Assistance provide coverage of screenings for postpartum depression. Public Health.
H.4037  Text of an amendment (offered by Mr. DeLeo of Winthrop and other members of the House) to the Senate Bill enhancing protection for victims of domestic violence (Senate, No. 1897). April 8, 2014.
H.4560  HD.4564 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James J. O'Day, Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to the disclosure of home addresses and telephone numbers of certain employees of the Department of Children and Families. The Judiciary.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.