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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Harriette L. Chandler Democrat - First Worcester

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Senate President Emerita
  Harriette.Chandler@masenate.gov

State House

24 Beacon St.
Room 333
Boston, MA, 02133
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  HD.4101 By Representatives Sabadosa of Northampton and Hawkins of Attleboro, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa, James K. Hawkins and others relative to schools reopening for full in-person learning. Education.
  HD.4393 By Representatives Ferguson of Holden and Kilcoyne of Northborough, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kimberly N. Ferguson, Meghan Kilcoyne and others for legislation to prevent furniture tip-over. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.96  SD.430 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 96) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jack Patrick Lewis, Thomas M. Stanley, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to lift kids out of deep poverty. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.101  HD.4107 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Sarah K. Peake, William M. Straus and others for an investigation by a task force (including members of the General Court) relative to non-emergency human services transportation contracts. Transportation.
S.118  SD.2011 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 118) of Edward J. Kennedy, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Michael O. Moore, John Cronin and other members of the General Court for legislation to concern food insecurity and supporting the restaurant industry. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.134  SD.1564 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 134) of Michael O. Moore, Mary S. Keefe, James B. Eldridge, Susan L. Moran and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect safety net access for Massachusetts residents. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.139  HD.663 By Messrs. Vargas of Haverhill and Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 139) of Andres X. Vargas, David M. Rogers and others relative to protecting internet access during the COVID-19 pandemic. Advanced Information Technology, the Internet and Cybersecurity.
S.142  SD.1467 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 142) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Harriette L. Chandler, Michael J. Barrett, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide a bill of rights for people experiencing homelessness. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.199  HD.1158 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 199) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the payment standards for monthly benefits for parents with dependent children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.227  HD.938 By Ms. Higgins of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 227) of Natalie M. Higgins and others relative to equal access to community care for elders and disabled persons. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.229  HD.3702 By Representatives Hogan of Stow and Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 229) of Kate Hogan, Chynah Tyler and others for legislation to establish a special commission to study women and homelessness. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.238  HD.1782 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 238) of Kay Khan and others that the Child Advocate create a child wellness and trauma program to address traumatic stress of children and youth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.257  HD.3138 By Ms. Meschino of Hull, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 257) of Joan Meschino relative to providing timely court oversight of custody decisions of the Department of Children and Families and protecting children from unnecessary removals and trauma. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.264  HD.2324 By Messrs. Pignatelli of Lenox and Moran of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 264) of Smitty Pignatelli, Frank A. Moran and others for legislation to establish a homeless persons bill of rights. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.287  SD.148 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 287) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Harriette L. Chandler, Elizabeth A. Malia and Michael J. Barrett for legislation to prove opportunity for youth with substance abuse needs. Education.
S.301  SD.480 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 301) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Harriette L. Chandler and Kay Khan for legislation to promote social-emotional learning. Education.
S.314  SD.519 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 314) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Mathew J. Muratore, Steven Ultrino, Mike Connolly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to universal school meals. Education.
S.318  SD.2178 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 318) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Christina A. Minicucci, Vanna Howard, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student sex education. Education.
S.362  SD.1307 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 362) of Jason M. Lewis, Susan L. Moran, Rebecca L. Rausch, Eric P. Lesser and other members of the Senate for legislation to provide affordable and accessible high quality early education and care to promote child development and well-being and support the economy in the Commonwealth. Education.
S.434  SD.1722 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 434) of Michael J. Barrett, Harriette L. Chandler, Elizabeth A. Malia, Tami L. Gouveia and other members of the General Court for legislation to restore financial transparency in presidential elections. Election Laws.
S.459  SD.1002 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 459) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Eric P. Lesser, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to foster voter opportunities, trust, equity and security. Election Laws.
S.471  SD.451 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 471) of Cindy F. Friedman, Jack Patrick Lewis, Mike Connolly, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote political participation. Election Laws.
S.475  SD.994 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 475) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Mike Connolly, Joan Meschino, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to support working parents who choose to run for public office. Election Laws.
H.543  HD.307 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 543) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to encourage strategies to develop school students’ social-emotional learning competencies. Education.
S.548  SD.1688 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 548) of Anne M. Gobi, Eric P. Lesser, Brian M. Ashe, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to crumbling concrete foundations. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.567  HD.1711 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 567) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to providing health education in schools. Education.
H.605  HD.1960 By Messrs. Gordon of Bedford and Madaro of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 605) of Kenneth I. Gordon, Adrian C. Madaro and others relative to affordable and accessible high quality early education and care to promote child development and well-being and support the economy. Education.
H.641  HD.2153 By Representatives Kelcourse of Amesbury and Kilcoyne of Northborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 641) of James M. Kelcourse, Meghan Kilcoyne and others relative to academic acceleration of students in kindergarten through grade twelve. Education.
S.663  SD.297 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 663) of James B. Eldridge, Harriette L. Chandler, Elizabeth A. Malia, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to fairness in debt collection. Financial Services.
H.673  HD.3454 By Representatives O'Day of West Boylston and Howard of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 673) of James J. O'Day, Vanna Howard and others relative to public schools choosing to teach human sexual education or human sexuality issues. Education.
S.673  SD.605 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 673) of Cindy F. Friedman, Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis, Christina A. Minicucci and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure access to full spectrum pregnancy care.. Financial Services.
H.675  HD.2467 By Mr. Owens of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 675) of Steven C. Owens and others relative to addressing racial and cultural bias training in educator professional development. Education.
H.692  HD.1167 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 692) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others relative to requiring instruction on the Holocaust and genocide in public schools. Education.
H.714  HD.1161 By Mr. Vargas of Haverhill, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 714) of Andres X. Vargas and others relative to universal school meals and requiring schools to promote the supplemental nutrition assistance program to families. Education.
H.715  HD.1356 By Messrs. Vargas of Haverhill and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 715) of Andres X. Vargas, Sean Garballey and others relative to promoting student nutrition. Education.
H.716  HD.3573 By Mr. Vargas of Haverhill, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 716) of Andres X. Vargas and others for legislation to award school districts and individual schools that show excellence in producing and promoting civics projects. Education.
H.740  HD.1485 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 740) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others relative to intensive case management for clinically complex older adults. Elder Affairs.
H.747  HD.2522 By Mr. Madaro of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 747) of Adrian C. Madaro and others relative to increasing awareness of community based PACE programs for older adults. Elder Affairs.
S.748  SD.527 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 748) of Joanne M. Comerford, Harriette L. Chandler, Bruce E. Tarr, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the Senate for legislation to support equal access to community care for elders and the disabled. Health Care Financing.
S.761  SD.1015 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 761) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Michael O. Moore, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve public health through a common application for core food, health and safety-net programs. Health Care Financing.
H.769  HD.1418 By Representatives Connolly of Cambridge and Meschino of Hull, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 769) of Mike Connolly, Joan Meschino and others relative to child care expenses for candidates while performing work or attending certain campaign events. Election Laws.
H.778  HD.966 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 778) of Daniel M. Donahue and others for legislation to further promote political participation. Election Laws.
S.791  SD.1093 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 791) of Jason M. Lewis, Harriette L. Chandler, Elizabeth A. Malia, Michael J. Barrett and others for legislation to promote public health through the prevention and wellness trust fund. Health Care Financing.
S.805  SD.293 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 805) of Michael O. Moore, Carol A. Doherty, Michael D. Brady, Harriette L. Chandler and others for legislation relative to hospital profit and fairness. Health Care Financing.
S.824  SD.410 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 824) of Joanne M. Comerford, James M. Murphy, Adam J. Scanlon, Patricia A. Duffy and other members of the General Court for legislation to commit to higher education the resources to insure a strong and healthy public higher education system. Higher Education.
H.843  HD.3217 By Messrs. Vargas of Haverhill and Fernandes of Falmouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 843) of Andres X. Vargas, Dylan A. Fernandes and others relative to municipal elections. Election Laws.
S.868  SD.565 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 868) of Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to empower cities and towns to impose a fee on certain real estate transactions to support affordable housing. Housing.
S.871  SD.2313 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 871) of Brendan P. Crighton, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation relative to housing production. Housing.
S.874  SD.1906 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 874) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, Carlos González and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote housing stability and homelessness prevention through a right to counsel pilot program in Massachusetts in response to the COVID-emergency. Housing.
S.900  SD.2406 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 900) of Joan B. Lovely and Harriette L. Chandler for legislation to prevent and respond to bullying of elderly and disabled residents. Housing.
S.921  SD.798 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 921) of Joseph A. Boncore, Boston City Councilor, Lydia Edwards, Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote housing opportunity and mobility through eviction sealing (HOMES). The Judiciary.
H.963  HD.2154 By Representatives Kilcoyne of Northborough and Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 963) of Meghan Kilcoyne, Danielle W. Gregoire and others that the Department of Food and Agriculture be authorized to establish an agricultural composting program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.1022  SD.138 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1022) of James B. Eldridge, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Brendan P. Crighton and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent the imposition of mandatory minimum sentences based on juvenile adjudications. The Judiciary.
S.1037  SD.1642 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1037) of Cindy F. Friedman and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to provide easier and greater access to record sealing. The Judiciary.
S.1051  SD.972 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1051) of Adam G. Hinds, Maura Healey, Carol A. Doherty, Eric P. Lesser and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform the hate crime statutes. The Judiciary.
S.1065  SD.1347 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1065) of Edward J. Kennedy, Harriette L. Chandler and Elizabeth A. Malia for legislation to establish a foreclosure review division. The Judiciary.
H.1078  HD.1494 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1078) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to health care insurance coverage for brain injury treatments. Financial Services.
S.1133  SD.1234 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1133) of Bruce E. Tarr, Kay Khan, Thomas M. Stanley, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to parentage to promote children's security. The Judiciary.
H.1168  HD.719 By Representatives Nguyen of Andover and Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1168) of Tram T. Nguyen, Christine P. Barber and others relative to the collection of consumer debt. Financial Services.
S.1171  SD.995 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1171) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Harriette L. Chandler, Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to require policies and training to prevent unlawful harassment, including sexual harassment. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1179  SD.774 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1179) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Eric P. Lesser, Jason M. Lewis, Diana DiZoglio and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent wage theft, promote employer accountability, and enhance public enforcement. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1181  HD.639 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1181) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., and others relative to insurance coverage for certain dental benefits. Financial Services.
H.1182  HD.640 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1182) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., and others relative to medical loss ratio reporting for dental benefits corporations. Financial Services.
H.1196  HD.2191 By Representatives Sabadosa of Northampton and Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1196) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Ruth B. Balser and others relative to insurance coverage for abortion and abortion-related care. Financial Services.
S.1200  SD.2426 By Mr. Feeney, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1200) of Paul R. Feeney, Harriette L. Chandler, Elizabeth A. Malia, James J. O'Day and other members of the General Court for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing, and harassment, without regard to protected class status while promoting healthy workplaces. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1213  SD.1811 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1213) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Paul W. Mark, Jack Patrick Lewis, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation to require one fair wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1214  SD.1981 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1214) of Patricia D. Jehlen, James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Eric P. Lesser and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase unemployment insurance benefits for low wage workers.. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1255  HD.680 By Mr. Cutler of Pembroke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1255) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to hospital profit transparency and fairness and the establishment of a Medicaid reimbursement enhancement fund. Health Care Financing.
H.1268  HD.2529 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1268) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., and others relative to stabilizing nursing facility inflationary costs. Health Care Financing.
H.1273  HD.1705 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1273) of Kate Hogan, Harriette L. Chandler and Brian W. Murray for legislation to establish criteria for MassHealth hardship waivers. Health Care Financing.
S.1285  SD.1055 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1285) of Cindy F. Friedman, Michael J. Barrett, Harriette L. Chandler, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the Senate for legislation to ensure access to addiction services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1308  HD.3757 By Representatives Pignatelli of Lenox and Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1308) of Smitty Pignatelli, Kate Hogan and others for legislation to expand patient access to oral health care. Health Care Financing.
H.1312  HD.3399 By Mr. Santiago of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1312) of Jon Santiago and others relative to the funding and management of the Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund. Health Care Financing.
H.1325  HD.1224 By Messrs. Garballey of Arlington and Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1325) of Sean Garballey, Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to provide adequate funding for the Commonwealth’s public institutions of higher education. Higher Education.
H.1347  HD.3712 By Mr. LeBoeuf of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1347) of David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf and others relative to students' access to academic transcripts at institutions of higher education. Higher Education.
H.1368  HD.2969 By Representatives Vargas of Haverhill and Domb of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1368) of Andres X. Vargas, Mindy Domb and others for legislation to establish the hunger-free campus initiative to address college student food insecurity and hunger on public higher education campuses. Higher Education.
S.1372  SD.1595 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1372) of Joseph A. Boncore, Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis, Christina A. Minicucci and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve access to emergency contraception. Public Health.
S.1384  SD.801 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1384) of Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Susan L. Moran, John Barrett, III and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to end of life options. Public Health.
S.1397  SD.863 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1397) of Julian Cyr and Harriette L. Chandler for legislation to modernize childhood lead poisoning prevention. Public Health.
S.1407  SD.2258 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1407) of Julian Cyr, Jack Patrick Lewis, Harriette L. Chandler and Adam J. Scanlon for legislation to enable pharmacists to prescribe, dispense and administer pre-exposure prophylaxis. Public Health.
H.1407  HD.883 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1407) of Kevin G. Honan, James M. Murphy and Harriette L. Chandler for legislation to prevent and respond to bullying of elderly and disabled residents. Housing.
S.1445  SD.748 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1445) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Michael J. Barrett, Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase access to disposable menstrual products in prisons, homeless shelters, and public schools. Public Health.
S.1454  SD.300 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1454) of Eric P. Lesser, Anne M. Gobi, Cindy F. Friedman, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation to streamline COVID-19 vaccination sign-up in Massachusetts. Public Health.
S.1470  SD.1431 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1470) of Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis, Christina A. Minicucci, Mike Connolly and other members of the General Court for legislation to require public universities to provide medication abortion. Public Health.
S.1475  SD.1931 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1475) of Joan B. Lovely, Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis, Christina A. Minicucci and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Medicaid coverage for doula services. Public Health.
S.1489  SD.343 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1489) of Michael O. Moore, Jack Patrick Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve outcomes for sudden cardiac arrest. Public Health.
S.1515  SD.699 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1515) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Liz Miranda, Mindy Domb and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equity in COVID-19 vaccination. Public Health.
S.1517  SD.1499 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1517) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Paul J. Donato, Andres X. Vargas, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote community immunity. Public Health.
S.1519  SD.2266 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1519) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Kay Khan, Jason M. Lewis, Hannah Kane and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to out-of-hospital birth access and safety. Public Health.
H.1545  HD.2634 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1545) of Daniel M. Donahue and Harriette L. Chandler relative to the right to control the funeral and final disposition for deceased persons. The Judiciary.
S.1549  SD.1892 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1549) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Harriette L. Chandler, Elizabeth A. Malia, Russell E. Holmes and others for legislation relative to traffic and pedestrian stop data. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1579  SD.532 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1579) of James B. Eldridge, Ruth B. Balser, Liz Miranda, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the civil rights and safety of all Massachusetts residents. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1591  SD.237 By Mr. Feeney, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1591) of Paul R. Feeney, Harriette L. Chandler, Patrick M. O'Connor, Joan B. Lovely and others for legislation to establish a primary seat belt law. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1613  SD.326 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1613) of Michael O. Moore, Paul R. Feeney, Diana DiZoglio, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the Senate for legislation to establish a board of hoisting machinery regulations. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1615  HD.2550 By Mr. González of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1615) of Carlos González and others for legislation to establish a foreclosure review division. The Judiciary.
H.1709  HD.718 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1709) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to prohibit marriage of minors. The Judiciary.
H.1710  HD.780 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1710) of Kay Khan and others relative to obtaining relief from abuse and harassment. The Judiciary.
H.1714  HD.1842 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1714) of Kay Khan and others relative to the rights and protections of children. The Judiciary.
H.1808  HD.1889 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1808) of Michael J. Moran and others relative to certain court records in eviction actions. The Judiciary.
H.1819  HD.1653 By Ms. Nguyen of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1819) of Tram T. Nguyen and others for legislation to reform the hate crime statutes. The Judiciary.
H.1820  HD.2220 By Representatives Nguyen of Andover and Higgins of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1820) of Tram T. Nguyen, Natalie M. Higgins and others relative to protections for sexual assault survivors. The Judiciary.
S.1874  SD.2129 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1874) of Adam Gomez, Erika Uyterhoeven, Joanne M. Comerford, Sean Garballey and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to payments in lieu of taxation by organizations exempt from the property tax. Revenue.
S.1899  SD.815 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1899) of Eric P. Lesser, Harriette L. Chandler, Michael J. Barrett, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to regional transportation ballot initiatives. Revenue.
S.1914  SD.479 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1914) of Jason M. Lewis, Kay Khan, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote healthy alternatives to sugary drinks. Revenue.
S.1930  SD.344 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1930) of Michael O. Moore, Anne M. Gobi, Diana DiZoglio, Brian M. Ashe and other members of the General Court for legislation to support job growth in the commonwealth. Revenue.
H.1935  HD.1000 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1935) of Christine P. Barber and others for legislation to require employer policies and training to prevent unlawful harassment, including sexual harassment. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1957  HD.1439 By Ms. Doherty of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1957) of Carol A. Doherty and others for legislation to develop a comprehensive strategic plan for reducing certified nursing assistant labor shortages. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1959  HD.967 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1959) of Daniel M. Donahue and others for legislation to prevent wage theft, promote employer accountability, and enhance public enforcement. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1971  HD.3462 By Representatives Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Fluker Oakley of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1971) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Brandy Fluker Oakley and others relative to determining the wage employers are required to pay tipped employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1973  SD.1592 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1973) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Jason M. Lewis, Joan B. Lovely, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to advance and promote genocide education. Revenue.
H.1984  HD.1459 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1984) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to employment contracts waiving certain substantive or procedural rights or remedies. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.2021  SD.713 By Mr. Collins, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2021) of Nick Collins, Michael O. Moore, Hannah Kane, Patrick M. O'Connor and others for legislation relative to employment of persons with disabilities on state contracts. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2028  SD.698 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2028) of Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Michael D. Brady, Maria Duaime Robinson and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the podokesaurus holyokensis as the official dinosaur of the commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2066  HD.672 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2066) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to ensuring access to addiction services to residents of secure facilities approved by the Department of Public Health or the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.2077  SD.521 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2077) of Jason M. Lewis, Eric P. Lesser, Harriette L. Chandler, James B. Eldridge and other members of the Senate for legislation to ensure gender parity and racial and ethnic diversity on public boards and commissions. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2080  SD.1131 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2080) of Jason M. Lewis, Harriette L. Chandler and James B. Eldridge for legislation to ensure more women serve on corporate boards of directors. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2082  SD.2143 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2082) of Jason M. Lewis, Kay Khan, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to modernize participation in public meetings. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2136  SD.2205 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2136) of Joseph A. Boncore, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to transition Massachusetts to clean electricity, heating, and transportation. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2142  HD.799 By Mr. Capano of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2142) of Peter Capano and others relative to municipal authority regarding foreclosures. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.2146  SD.728 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2146) of Cynthia Stone Creem and Harriette L. Chandler for legislation to promote net neutrality and consumer protection. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2148  HD.3979 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2148) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to the business of operating a commercial boarding or training kennels or commercial breeder kennels. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.2149  SD.2483 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2149) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Joanne M. Comerford, David Allen Robertson and Michelle L. Ciccolo for legislation to expand the Bottle Bill. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2229  HD.1323 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2229) of Christine P. Barber and others relative to the licensing, supervision and scope of practice of physicians assistants. Public Health.
H.2249  HD.1569 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2249) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to safe patient handling and mobility in certain health facilities. Public Health.
H.2264  HD.2536 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2264) of Marjorie C. Decker and others for legislation to further regulate access to emergency contraception. Public Health.
S.2265  SD.2315 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2265) of Joseph A. Boncore, Harriette L. Chandler, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Steven C. Owens and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a New Deal for Transportation in the Commonwealth. Transportation.
H.2271  HD.2403 By Messrs. Donato of Medford and Vargas of Haverhill, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2271) of Paul J. Donato, Andres X. Vargas and others for legislation to establish an immunization program within the Department of Public Health for certain child care centers, schools, camps and institutions of higher education. Public Health.
S.2289  SD.273 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2289) of Brendan P. Crighton, Adam Gomez, Harriette L. Chandler, Adam G. Hinds and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to work and family mobility during and subsequent to the COVID-19 emergency. Transportation.
H.2319  HD.2572 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2319) of Kate Hogan and Harriette L. Chandler relative to public health dental hygienists. Public Health.
H.2320  HD.2962 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2320) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study the current burden of oral disease. Public Health.
S.2340  SD.1541 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2340) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Harriette L. Chandler, Adam Gomez and Christine P. Barber for legislation relative to fare free buses. Transportation.
H.2341  HD.3684 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2341) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a board of registration in midwifery and further regulating out-of-hospital birth access and safety. Public Health.
H.2370  HD.1283 By Representatives Miranda of Boston and Domb of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2370) of Liz Miranda, Mindy Domb and others relative to providing for equity in the administering of COVID-19 vaccinations. Public Health.
H.2372  HD.2776 By Representatives Miranda of Boston and Sabadosa of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2372) of Liz Miranda, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and others relative to Medicaid coverage for physical, emotional, and educational support services provided by trained professionals. Public Health.
H.2399  HD.2246 By Ms. Sabadosa of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2399) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa and others relative to medical abortion or medication abortion at health centers at public institutions of higher education. Public Health.
H.2401  HD.3336 By Mr. Santiago of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2401) of Jon Santiago and others for legislation to establish a task force (including members of the General Court) to create health education programs to reduce the burden of kidney disease. Public Health.
H.2410  HD.1437 By Representative Vargas of Haverhill and Senator Cyr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2410) of Andres X. Vargas, Julian Cyr and Harriette L. Chandler relative to childhood lead poisoning prevention. Public Health.
H.2418  HD.1165 By Representatives Balser of Newton and Miranda of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2418) of Ruth B. Balser, Liz Miranda and others relative to local and state law enforcement involvement in federal immigration enforcement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2495  Senate, July 19, 2021 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 318) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Christina A. Minicucci, Vanna Howard, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student sex education; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 615) of Natalie M. Higgins, Jack Patrick Lewis and others for legislation to authorize a consent program to prevent and reduce the incidence of sexual assault; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 673) of James J. O'Day, Vanna Howard and others relative to public schools choosing to teach human sexual education or human sexuality issues, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2495).
H.2515  HD.598 By Messrs. Roy of Franklin and McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2515) of Jeffrey N. Roy, Paul McMurtry and others relative to establishing a primary seat belt law. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2525  Senate, September 13, 2021 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 370) of Michael O. Moore, John C. Velis and Eric P. Lesser for legislation to establish a hate crimes grant program; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1973) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Jason M. Lewis, Joan B. Lovely, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to advance and promote genocide education; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 563) of Michael S. Day and others relative to the establishment of a grant program for the education and prevention of hate crimes and incidences of bias in public schools; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 692) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others relative to requiring instruction on the Holocaust and genocide in public schools, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2525) (Representative Pease of Westfield dissenting).
S.2534  An Act relative to healthy youth
S.2541  Senate, September 23, 2021 -- Text of the Senate Bill relative to healthy youth (being the text of Senate, No. 2534, printed as amended)
S.2545  SENATE, Thursday, September 30, 2021 - The committee on Ways and Means to whom was referred the Senate Bill fostering voter opportunities, trust, equity and security (Senate, No. 459),-- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2545).
S.2554  Senate, October 6, 2021 -- Text of the Senate Bill fostering voter opportunities, trust, equity and security (being the text of Senate, No. 2545, printed as amended)
S.2557  Senate, October 14, 2021 -- The committee on Senate Ways and Means, to whom was referred the Senate Bill concerning genocide education (Senate, No. 2525),- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2557).
S.2612  An Act to provide identification to youth and adults experiencing homelessness
S.2613  Senate, January 10, 2022 -- The committee on Public Health, to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1376) of Harriette L. Chandler, Diana DiZoglio, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Carol A. Doherty and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to safe patient handling in certain health facilities, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2613).
H.2870  HD.1807 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2870) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the excise tax on cigarettes, cigars, and smoking tobacco. Revenue.
H.2972  HD.1420 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Santiago of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2972) of Kay Khan, Jon Santiago and others for legislation to impose an excise tax on distributors of certain drinks with added sugar and promoting healthy alternatives to such drinks. Revenue.
H.2978  HD.2429 By Mr. Lewis of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2978) of Jack Patrick Lewis and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to assess certain taxes for financing regional transportation needs and investments. Revenue.
H.3080  HD.3207 By Ms. Uyterhoeven of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3080) of Erika Uyterhoeven and others relative to payments in lieu of taxation by organizations exempt from the property tax. Revenue.
H.3152  HD.2828 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3152) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to further regulate the participation in public meetings. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3157  HD.2082 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3157) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to gender parity on public boards and commissions. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3190  HD.1392 By Representatives Lewis of Framingham and Domb of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3190) of Jack Patrick Lewis, Mindy Domb and others relative to establishing the official dinosaur of the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3243  HD.3043 By Representatives Vitolo of Brookline and Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3243) of Tommy Vitolo, Kay Khan and others relative to the modernization of state heating systems. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3288  HD.3551 By Representatives Decker of Cambridge and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3288) of Marjorie C. Decker, Sean Garballey and others relative to transitioning to clean electricity, heating and transportation. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3413  HD.3312 By Ms. Blais of Sunderland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3413) of Natalie M. Blais and others relative to regional transit accessibility. Transportation.
H.3456  HD.448 By Representatives Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3456) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Christine P. Barber and others relative to eligibility for application for motor vehicle learners' permits and drivers' licenses. Transportation.
H.3515  HD.984 By Representatives Khan of Newton and O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3515) of Kay Khan, James J. O'Day and others that the Registrar of Motor Vehicles provide identification to youth and adults experiencing homelessness. Transportation.
H.3958  HD.2417 By Mr. Lewis of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3958) of Jack Patrick Lewis and others relative to providing religious accommodations for students at institutions of higher education during exams. Higher Education.
H.3999  An Act promoting student nutrition
H.4044  HD.3075 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4044) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to solar energy deployment in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.4142  HD.3643 By Ms. Kilcoyne of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4142) of Meghan Kilcoyne, John J. Cronin and Harriette L. Chandler relative to the election of school committee members in the Berlin-Boylston Regional School District. Election Laws.
H.4164  HD.3263 By Ms. Miranda of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4164) of Liz Miranda and others relative to expanding access to trauma informed care and mental health first aid training. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.4189  HD.4446 By Ms. Nguyen of Andover, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Tram T. Nguyen, Jack Patrick Lewis and Harriette L. Chandler for legislation to establish the Blue-spotted Salamander as the official amphibian of the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.4202  HD.4461 By Ms. Meschino of Hull, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joan Meschino and others relative to waivers for non-fault overpayments of certain unemployment insurance benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.4329  An Act relative to safe patient handling and mobility in certain health facilities
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.