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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Joseph A. Boncore Democrat - First Suffolk and Middlesex

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  HD.2379 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 7B) of Aaron Michlewitz, Jay D. Livingstone and Joseph A. Boncore relative to decennial division of wards and precincts in the city of Boston. Election Laws.
  SD.2500 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Cindy F. Friedman, Patricia D. Jehlen, Paul R. Feeney, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the Senate for legislation to ensure greater transparency at the GIC. Public Service.
  HD.4524 By Mr. Madaro of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Adrian Madaro and Joseph A. Boncore relative to ambulance service at Logan International Airport. Public Health.
S.34  SD.1762 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 34) of Sal N. DiDomenico, James B. Eldridge, Jose F. Tosado, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to remove the welfare benefit cap for children conceived while a family is receiving assistance. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.132  SD.608 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 132) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Cynthia S. Creem, Joan B. Lovely, Brendan P. Crighton and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to advancing the profession of interior design. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.136  SD.1687 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 136) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Jay R. Kaufman, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation to restore contract rights to craft brewers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.140  HD.325 By Representative Chan of Quincy and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 140) of Tackey Chan, John F. Keenan and others for legislation to provide for the licensing and regulation of drain cleaners. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.173  SD.1439 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 173) of James T. Welch, Jason M. Lewis, James J. Dwyer, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for legislation to protect consumers of sign language and oral interpretation and transliteration. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.180  HD.1451 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 180) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the identification required for the purchase of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.183  HD.1319 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 183) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.220  SD.1787 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 220) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Solomon Goldstein-Rose, Jose F. Tosado, Robert M. Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Municipal Revenue Growth Factor and school aid. Education.
S.223  SD.1905 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 223) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jack Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to modernize the foundation budget for the 21st century. Education.
S.232  SD.155 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 232) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Joseph A. Boncore, Thomas M. McGee, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to language opportunity for our kids. Education.
S.234  SD.912 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 234) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Solomon Goldstein-Rose, Jack Lewis, Steven Ultrino and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student sex education. Education.
S.236  SD.1169 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 236) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Joseph A. Boncore, Edward F. Coppinger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to education finance reform. Education.
S.278  SD.1107 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 278) of Eric P. Lesser, Jason M. Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico, Brian M. Ashe and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to civics and new media literacy education in schools. Education.
S.308  SD.1486 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 308) of Michael F. Rush, Marjorie C. Decker, James E. Timilty, Louis L. Kafka and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen and invest in our educators, students, and communities. Education.
S.313  SD.26 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 313) of Bruce E. Tarr, Jason M. Lewis, Tackey Chan, Josh S. Cutler and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to dyslexia. Education.
S.365  SD.98 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 365) of Michael J. Barrett, Denise Provost, Chris Walsh, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to restore financial transparency in presidential elections. Election Laws.
S.373  SD.1791 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 373) of Cynthia S. Creem, Carmine L. Gentile, Frank A. Moran, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to automatically registering eligible voters and enhancing safeguards against fraud. Election Laws.
S.379  SD.476 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 379) of James B. Eldridge, Carmine L. Gentile, Jennifer E. Benson, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation for a United States constitutional amendment and amendments convention. Election Laws.
H.389  HD.2099 By Mr. Ryan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 389) of Daniel J. Ryan and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to election procedures in the city of Boston. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
H.491  HD.1498 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 491) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to transparency and access in healthcare. Financial Services.
S.499  SD.939 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 499) of Harriette L. Chandler, Robert M. Koczera, Jennifer E. Benson, Sarah K. Peake and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to women’s health and economic equity. Financial Services.
H.574  HD.567 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 574) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to provide health benefit plan coverage for hearing aids. Financial Services.
S.591  SD.1174 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 591) of Karen E. Spilka, Jack Lewis, Diana DiZoglio, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect access to confidential healthcare. Financial Services.
S.619  SD.698 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 619) of James B. Eldridge, Carmine L. Gentile, Barbara A. L'Italien, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish Medicare for all in Massachusetts. Health Care Financing.
H.639  HD.1922 By Representative Mark of Peru and Senator Donoghue, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 639) of Paul W. Mark, Eileen M. Donoghue and others relative to public higher education. Higher Education.
H.644  HD.576 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 644) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to provide high school graduates equal access to in-state tuition rates and financial aid in the higher education system. Higher Education.
S.657  SD.951 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 657) of Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to patient centered access to behavioral health services in accountable care organizations. Health Care Financing.
S.669  SD.930 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 669) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Juana Matias, Jack Lewis, Solomon Goldstein-Rose and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to higher education opportunities for high school graduates in the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
S.723  SD.1651 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 723) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Kevin G. Honan, Barbara A. L'Italien, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to housing production. Housing.
H.742  HD.1901 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 742) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to compensation for victims of homicide. The Judiciary.
S.754  SD.1167 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 754) of Michael J. Barrett, John W. Scibak, Barbara A. L'Italien, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation to safeguard the health care decisions of young adults. The Judiciary.
S.777  SD.1389 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 777) of William N. Brownsberger, Michael J. Barrett, Marjorie C. Decker, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce the criminalization of poverty. The Judiciary.
S.819  SD.500 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 819) of Cynthia S. Creem, Joseph A. Boncore, Denise Provost, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenses. The Judiciary.
S.831  SD.694 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 831) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Chynah Tyler, Daniel Cullinane, Russell E. Holmes and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote homelessness prevention in Massachusetts. The Judiciary.
S.832  SD.1872 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 832) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, William Crocker, Kenneth I. Gordon and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect survivors of rape and their children. The Judiciary.
S.944  SD.1214 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 944) of Karen E. Spilka, Marjorie C. Decker, Carmine L. Gentile, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to sealing of juvenile records and expungement of court records. The Judiciary.
S.947  SD.1243 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 947) of Karen E. Spilka, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote transparency, best practices, and better outcomes for children and communities. The Judiciary.
S.999  SD.496 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 999) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael D. Brady, John H. Rogers and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1003  SD.881 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1003) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Kenneth I. Gordon, Jason M. Lewis, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation to amend the unemployment insurance law for workers with fluctuating work schedules. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1019  SD.332 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1019) of John F. Keenan, Michael D. Brady, Michael O. Moore, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transparency in employee benefits reporting in private construction. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1023  SD.338 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1023) of Joan B. Lovely, Michelle M. DuBois, Eric P. Lesser, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Massachusetts pregnant workers fairness act. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1033  HD.2053 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1033) of Aaron Michlewitz and others relative to preventing wage theft and promoting employer accountability. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1048  SD.1768 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1048) of Karen E. Spilka, Jack Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a family and medical leave insurance program. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1169  SD.1005 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1169) of Harriette L. Chandler, Leonard Mirra, Diana DiZoglio, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish an advanced dental hygiene practitioner level of practice. Public Health.
S.1296  SD.797 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1296) of Cynthia S. Creem, Ruth B. Balser, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote humane conditions of confinement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1305  SD.1596 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1305) of James B. Eldridge, Juana Matias, Jack Lewis, Jason M. 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.1332  SD.658 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1332) of Thomas M. McGee, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Brendan P. Crighton, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote safety in the transportation of students. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1374  SD.742 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1374) of James E. Timilty, Josh S. Cutler, Barbara A. L'Italien, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation to require health care employers to develop and implement programs to prevent workplace violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1426  SD.25 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1426) of Jason M. Lewis, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jay R. Kaufman, Daniel J. Ryan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to collective bargaining rights for employees of CPCS. Public Service.
H.1426  HD.213 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1426) of Michael J. Moran and others relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee on Public Counsel Services. Public Service.
S.1475  SD.719 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1475) of James E. Timilty, Shaunna L. O'Connell, Diana DiZoglio, John H. Rogers and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining. Public Service.
S.1481  SD.875 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1481) of James E. Timilty, Aaron Vega, Jack Lewis, Brendan P. Crighton and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide fair and affordable public retiree benefits. Public Service.
H.1492  HD.798 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1492) of Edward F. Coppinger and others relative to the fuel cell technology tax exemption. Revenue.
S.1504  SD.588 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1504) of Cynthia S. Creem, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Jason M. Lewis, Paul A. Schmid, III and other members of the General Court for legislation to sustain community preservation revenue. Revenue.
S.1516  SD.1042 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1516) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Rady Mom, Walter F. Timilty, Barbara A. L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage employee student loan assistance. Revenue.
H.1628  HD.596 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1628) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to provide an income tax credit for the purchase of hearing aids. Revenue.
S.1689  SD.922 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1689) of Cynthia S. Creem, Ruth B. Balser, Jay R. Kaufman, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit discrimination in state contracts. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1821  SD.1021 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1821) of Michael J. Barrett, Frank I. Smizik, Carmine L. Gentile, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to combat climate change. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1855  SD.1674 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1855) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Kenneth I. Gordon, Carmine L. Gentile, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect ratepayers from gas pipeline expansion costs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1905  SD.1545 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1905) of William N. Brownsberger, Jonathan Hecht, David M. Rogers, Gailanne M. Cariddi and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce traffic fatalities. Transportation.
H.1911  HD.472 By Ms. Vincent of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1911) of RoseLee Vincent and Joseph A. Boncore for legislation to limit the tolls charged residents of the cities of Revere and Chelsea, the town of Winthrop and Essex County for use of the Sumner Tunnel. Transportation.
H.1912  HD.473 By Ms. Vincent of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1912) of RoseLee Vincent and Joseph A. Boncore relative to toll charges on the Tobin Bridge for residents of the city of Revere and the town of Saugus. Transportation.
S.1935  SD.919 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1935) of Eric P. Lesser, Adam G. Hinds, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation to study the feasibility of high-speed rail access between Springfield and Boston. Transportation.
H.1992  HD.2298 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1992) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., and others relative to telecommunications systems contractors and technicians. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.2058  HD.2733 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2058) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to English language learner programs in public schools. Education.
S.2106  Senate, June 29, 2017 -- Text of amendment (14) (offered by Senators Chang-Diaz and Forry) to the proposed Rules amendment (Senate, No. 2092) to prevent driver distraction and motor vehicle fatalities.
S.2149  Senate, May 24, 2017 -- Text of amendment (75) (offered by Senator Chang-Diaz et al) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 3) to the House Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2018 for the maintenance of the departments, boards, commissions, institutions and certain activities of the Commonwealth, for interest, sinking fund and serial bond requirements and for certain permanent improvements
H.2155  HD.2476 By Mr. Madaro of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2155) of Adrian Madaro and others relative to safety and emergency preparedness training for aviation service workers. Export Development.
H.2243  HD.2671 By Mr. Madaro of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2243) of Adrian Madaro and others relative to redevelopment of the affordable housing project known as Clippership in the East Boston section of the city of Boston. Housing. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2474  HD.2156 By Representatives Pignatelli of Lenox and Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2474) of William Smitty Pignatelli, Kate Hogan and others for legislation to authorize dental therapists to expand patient access to oral health care. Public Health.
H.2497  HD.2121 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2497) of Aaron Michlewitz, Joseph A. Boncore and Michelle M. DuBois for legislation to establish a statewide gun offender registry. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2566  HD.2463 By Mr. Madaro of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2566) of Adrian Madaro and Joseph A. Boncore for legislation to establish an early retirement incentive program for employees of the Massachusetts Port Authority. Public Service.
H.2626  HD.2110 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2626) of Aaron Michlewitz and Joseph A. Boncore for legislation to provide certain tax credits for charitable donation of apparently wholesome food. Revenue.
H.2741  HD.2115 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2741) of Aaron Michlewitz and Joseph A. Boncore relative to the purchase of tunnel safety insurance by the Executive Office of Transportation. Transportation.
H.2742  HD.2230 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2742) of Aaron Michlewitz and others relative to autonomous vehicles. Transportation.
H.2821  HD.3072 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2821) of John J. Lawn, Jr., and others for legislation to establish standards for medical gas piping systems. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3034  HD.3417 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3034) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to the use of prison labor outside of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.3269  HD.3052 By Representative Matias of Lawrence and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3269) of Juana Matias, James B. Eldridge and others relative to prohibiting the use of public funds and resources for immigration enforcement purposes. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3281  HD.3605 By Representative Decker of Cambridge and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3281) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the divestment of state pension funds from holdings in fossil fuel companies. Public Service.
H.3384  HD.2644 By Ms. Vincent of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3384) of RoseLee Vincent and Joseph A. Boncore for legislation to authorize the commissioner of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to convey certain land in the city of Revere. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3649  HD.3819 By Mr. Connolly of Cambridge, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Mike Connolly and others relative to consent for abortions for persons less than eighteen years of age. The Judiciary.
H.3749  HD.4038 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3749) of Aaron Michlewitz and Joseph A. Boncore (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to shadows cast by certain structures in the city of Boston. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3874  HD.4181 By Ms. Vincent of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3874) of RoseLee Vincent and Joseph A. Boncore (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to the preliminary elections in the city of Revere. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3876  HD.4182 By Ms. Vincent of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3876) of RoseLee Vincent and Joseph A. Boncore (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Revere be authorized to pay a certain sum of money to Juanita A. Haas (Brandariz). Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4323  HD.4496 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to investigations of sexual harassment and discrimination. The Judiciary.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.