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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Edward J. Kennedy Democrat - First Middlesex

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  SD.2845 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by resolve) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation to provide for a study of Bittersweet Vine and other invasive species. Environment and Natural Resources.
  HD.5252 An Act authorizing the town of Tyngsborough to grant additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises
S.98  SD.1261 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 98) of Edward J. Kennedy, Rita A. Mendes and Ryan C. Fattman for legislation relative to food insecurity and supporting the restaurant industry. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.183  SD.1272 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 183) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation relative to the cancellation of gym memberships. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.296  SD.1546 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 296) of Edward J. Kennedy, Patrick M. O'Connor and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to universal prekindergarten access. Education.
S.297  SD.1549 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 297) of Edward J. Kennedy and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to expand dual enrollment for high school students in Gateway Cities. Education.
S.298  SD.2395 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 298) of Edward J. Kennedy, Vanna Howard, Rady Mom, Rodney M. Elliott and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to increased material costs in school construction projects. Education.
S.382  SD.636 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 382) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation relative to complex care needs for seniors. Elder Affairs.
S.423  SD.2055 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 423) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation to protect elections using risk-limiting audits. Election Laws.
S.509  SD.1274 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 509) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation to re-establish the Clean Environment Fund. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.510  SD.1275 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 510) of Edward J. Kennedy that provisions be made for an investigation and study by the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs to enhance statewide recycling programs. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.511  SD.1329 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 511) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation relative to liability for release of hazardous materials. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.512  SD.1331 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 512) of Edward J. Kennedy that provisions be made for an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to mattress recycling. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.513  SD.2108 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 513) of Edward J. Kennedy and Vanna Howard for legislation to assess the future of mattress recycling in the Commonwealth. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.514  SD.2111 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 514) of Edward J. Kennedy and Jack Patrick Lewis that provisions be made for an investigation and study relative to climate change staffing. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.830  SD.1277 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 830) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation to reform institutional eligibility requirements for state-based financial aid. Higher Education.
S.831  SD.1278 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 831) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation to invest in public higher education. Higher Education.
S.832  SD.1548 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 832) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation relative to the endowment match program. Higher Education.
S.883  SD.1330 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 883) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation to create a statutory housing restriction and providing remedies related to statutory housing. Housing.
S.1015  SD.1257 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1015) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation to prohibit gunfire directed at dwelling houses. The Judiciary.
S.1016  SD.1258 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1016) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation to encourage the donation of food to persons in need. The Judiciary.
S.1017  SD.1259 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1017) of Edward J. Kennedy and Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. for legislation to establish a foreclosure review division. The Judiciary.
S.1018  SD.1260 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1018) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation relative to the use of public transportation by jurors. The Judiciary.
S.1196  SD.1262 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1196) of Edward J. Kennedy and Mathew J. Muratore for legislation to raise employment and combating opioids through vocational education and rehabilitation (RECOVER). Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1254  SD.637 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1254) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation to inform prescribers of non-opioid alternative care. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1255  SD.638 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1255) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation to enhance patient education and informed consent before issuance of opioids. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1256  SD.1264 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1256) of Edward J. Kennedy that provisions be made for an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to ensure delivery of mental health services to adults with acute mental illness. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1257  SD.1553 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1257) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation to require insurance providers cover a minimum of 30 days for in-patient substance abuse treatment. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1303  SD.1468 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1303) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation relative to a Municipal Building Assistance Program and Building Authority. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1304  SD.2110 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1304) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation to provide for reserve funds for school districts. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1389  SD.1265 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1389) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation to prohibit the use of lead paint on outdoor structures. Public Health.
S.1390  SD.1336 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1390) of Edward J. Kennedy and Michael J. Barrett for legislation to decrease food waste by standardizing the date labeling of food. Public Health.
S.1391  SD.2026 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1391) of Edward J. Kennedy and Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation relative to vaccines and preventing future disease outbreaks. Public Health.
S.1536  SD.1267 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1536) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation relative to the discharge of firearms without regard for the risk of harm or penalty. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1537  SD.1467 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1537) of Edward J. Kennedy, Anne M. Gobi and Colleen M. Garry for legislation to establish a public safety building authority and assistance program. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1693  SD.639 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1693) of Edward J. Kennedy and Michael O. Moore for legislation to authorize the state retirement board to retire Richard D'Auria, a University of Massachusetts police officer disabled by cardiac disease, under the provisions of the "Heart Law". Public Service.
S.1694  SD.1276 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1694) of Edward J. Kennedy, Joanne M. Comerford and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to provide equity to police officers disabled by cardiac disease. Public Service.
S.1695  SD.1817 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1695) of Edward J. Kennedy, Michael O. Moore, John J. Cronin, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to retirement for nuclear reactor operators. Public Service.
S.1851  SD.1268 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1851) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation to encourage employee student loan assistance. Revenue.
S.1852  SD.1270 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1852) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation to establish the Massachusetts student relief and retention tax credit. Revenue.
S.1853  SD.1271 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1853) of Edward J. Kennedy that provisions be made for an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to a senior state property tax deferral program. Revenue.
S.1854  SD.1273 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1854) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation to provide property tax relief for older adults. Revenue.
S.1855  SD.1337 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1855) of Edward J. Kennedy and James B. Eldridge for legislation to promote urban agriculture and horticulture. Revenue.
S.1856  SD.1484 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1856) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation relative to providing tax incentives for small scale commercial development in gateway municipalities. Revenue.
S.2141  SD.1554 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2141) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation to promote energy and economic resilience through clean energy education and job pathway programs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2326  SD.2109 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by resolutions, Senate, No. 2326) of Edward J. Kennedy and Vanna Howard for the adoption of resolutions to condemn political oppression and encouraging free and fair elections in Cambodia. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2372  SD.2453 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2372) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Edward J. Kennedy and Margaret R. Scarsdale for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Meredith Mingolelli-Cotter. The Judiciary.
S.2445  SD.2731 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation relative to the University of Massachusetts and a certain easement located in the city of Lowell. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2469  SD.2456 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2469) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Edward J. Kennedy and Jacob R. Oliveira for legislation to define agritourism. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.2470  SD.2761 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2470) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Edward J. Kennedy, Vanna Howard, Rodney M. Elliott and Rady Mom for legislation to increase housing production in the city of Lowell. Housing.
S.2762  SD.3216 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2762) of Edward J. Kennedy, Vanna Howard, Rodney M. Elliott and Rady Mom (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to vacancies on the city of Lowell city council and school committee. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3507  HD.3741 By Representative Howard of Lowell and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (accompanied by resolutions, House, No. 3507) of Vanna Howard, Edward J. Kennedy and others for legislation to condemn political oppression and encouraging free and fair elections in Cambodia. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.4244  HD.4733 By Representative Scarsdale of Pepperell and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4244) of Margaret R. Scarsdale and Edward J. Kennedy (by vote of the town) that the town of Dunstable be authorized to change the name of the board of selectmen to the select board in said town. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4430  HD.4688 By Representative Garry of Dracut and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4430) of Colleen M. Garry and Edward J. Kennedy (by vote of the town) that the town of Dracut be authorized to adopt alternative methods for notice of public hearings. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.