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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Joseph A. Boncore Served 2016 - 2021 Democrat - First Suffolk and Middlesex

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S.47  SD.2134 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 47) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate face surveillance. Advanced Information Technology, the Internet and Cybersecurity.
S.270  SD.2387 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 270) of Eric P. Lesser, Antonio F. D. Cabral, Thomas M. Stanley, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote inclusive entrepreneurship and economic justice. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
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.317  SD.1877 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 317) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael O. Moore, Brendan P. Crighton, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to rates of payment for early childhood education and care programs. 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.319  SD.2264 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 319) of Sal N. DiDomenico and James B. Eldridge for legislation to ensure high quality pre-kindergarten 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.366  SD.2208 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 366) of Jason M. Lewis, Carol A. Doherty, David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to educator diversity. Education.
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.504  SD.1923 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 504) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Lori A. Ehrlich and Jack Patrick Lewis for legislation to establish the municipal reforestation program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.524  SD.146 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 524) of James B. Eldridge, Ruth B. Balser, Tami L. Gouveia, Brendan P. Crighton and other members of the General Court for legislation to preserve open space in the commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.546  HD.1541 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 546) of Christine P. Barber and others relative to quality funding for early childhood education and care programs. Education.
S.558  SD.1209 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 558) of Adam G. Hinds and Joseph A. Boncore for legislation to protect public and private woodlands and woodlots in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.623  SD.1029 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 623) of John C. Velis, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit the sale of fur products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.681  SD.1225 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 681) of Adam G. Hinds and Joseph A. Boncore for legislation to provide health benefit plan coverage for hearing aids. Financial Services.
S.766  SD.546 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 766) of James B. Eldridge, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Jack Patrick Lewis, Paul R. Feeney and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish medicare for all in Massachusetts. Health Care Financing.
S.794  SD.1196 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 794) of Jason M. Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico, Joanne M. Comerford, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility. Health Care Financing.
S.846  SD.1763 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 846) of Joan B. Lovely, Michael J. Barrett, Jack Patrick Lewis, Diana DiZoglio and other members of the General Court for legislation to create higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism, and other developmental disabilities. Higher Education.
S.890  SD.1672 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 890) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jack Patrick Lewis, Carlos González, Erika Uyterhoeven and other members of the General Court for legislation to guarantee a tenant’s first right of refusal. Housing.
S.894  SD.1640 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 894) of Eric P. Lesser, James B. Eldridge, Carlos González, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the use of credit reporting in housing. Housing.
S.996  SD.1893 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 996) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis, Carmine Lawrence Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to restore enforcement of civil rights. The Judiciary.
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.
S.1180  SD.1014 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1180) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Joseph A. Boncore, Christopher Hendricks and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to fairness in worker’s compensation disfigurement benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1187  SD.1717 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1187) of James B. Eldridge, Christopher Hendricks, Michael O. Moore, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect injured workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1196  SD.1100 By Mr. Feeney, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1196) of Paul R. Feeney, James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to transparency in the workplace. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1208  SD.414 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1208) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Kay Khan, James B. Eldridge, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to wage transparency. 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.
S.1272  SD.1358 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1272) of Julian Cyr, James B. Eldridge, Sarah K. Peake, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to preventing overdose deaths and increasing access to treatment. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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.1447  SD.1742 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1447) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis, Carmine Lawrence Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve outdoor and indoor air quality for communities burdened by transportation pollution. 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.1471  SD.1810 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1471) of Joan B. Lovely, Kay Khan, Jason M. Lewis, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to newborn screenings for congenital cytomegalovirus. Public Health.
S.1510  SD.254 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1510) of Marc R. Pacheco, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the definition of podiatry. 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.
H.1526  HD.1256 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1526) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to relocating the Cambridge District Court. The Judiciary.
S.1571  SD.2282 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1571) of Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation relative to the disclosure of certain police reports. 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.1791  SD.1111 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1791) of John C. Velis, Joanne M. Comerford, Susannah M. Whipps, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide a retirement enhancement opportunity for certain members of the Massachusetts Teachers Retirement System. Public Service.
S.1816  SD.1622 By Mr. Collins, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1816) of Nick Collins and Joseph A. Boncore for legislation to create a pilot program to enhance economic and community development through live theatrical arts. Revenue.
S.1820  SD.2438 By Mr. Collins, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1820) of Nick Collins and Joseph A. Boncore for legislation to aid economic recovery of the tourism industry. Revenue.
S.1897  SD.172 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1897) of Eric P. Lesser, Patrick M. O'Connor, Jason M. Lewis, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide financial relief to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Revenue.
H.1905  HD.3824 By Ms. Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1905) of Chynah Tyler and others relative to establishing a jail and prison construction moratorium. The Judiciary.
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.1950  HD.253 By Mr. Cutler of Pembroke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1950) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to wage transparency. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1972  HD.356 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1972) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others relative to apprenticeship programs. 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.
S.2022  SD.1623 By Mr. Collins, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 2022) of Nick Collins, Michael J. Barrett, Joseph A. Boncore, Norman J. Orrall and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a commission on the two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the American Revolution. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2030  SD.1774 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2030) of Joanne M. Comerford, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Jack Patrick Lewis, Erika Uyterhoeven and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a jail and prison construction moratorium. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2148  SD.2340 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2148) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Lori A. Ehrlich and Jack Patrick Lewis for legislation relative to the future of heat in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2226  SD.2102 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2226) of Marc R. Pacheco, Maria Duaime Robinson, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for building justice with jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2278  SD.1311 By Mr. Collins, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2278) of Nick Collins and Joseph A. Boncore for legislation relative to autocycles. Transportation.
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.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).
S.2519  Senate, September 2, 2021 -- The committee on Transportation, to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2261) of Joseph A. Boncore, Joan B. Lovely, David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf, Barry R. Finegold and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish free access to ride to elections in Massachusetts (FARE), reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2519).
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)
H.2654  HD.3137 By Ms. Giannino of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2654) of Jessica Ann Giannino and Joseph A. Boncore (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to establishing residency requirements for the offices of mayor, city council, and school committee in the city of Revere. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3547  HD.2474 By Representatives Moran of Lawrence and Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3547) of Frank A. Moran, Chynah Tyler and others for legislation to provide free public transportation service on primary and general election days. Transportation.
H.3965  Substituted by the House, on motion of Ms. Garlick of Needham, for a bill with the same title (House, No. 2654) [Local Approval Received]. July 15, 2021.
H.4095  An Act to establish free access to ride to elections in Massachusetts (FARE)
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.