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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator James B. Eldridge Democrat - Middlesex and Worcester

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  James.Eldridge@masenate.gov

State House

24 Beacon St.
Room 320
Boston, MA, 02133
Phone:
(617) 722-1120
Fax:
617-722-1089
Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
S.11  SD.1022 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 11) of James B. Eldridge for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to establish an independent redistricting commission. Election Laws.
S.16  SD.1114 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 16) of James B. Eldridge, Peter V. Kocot and Sonia Chang-Diaz for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to creating a progressive income tax. Revenue.
S.37  SD.604 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 37) of James B. Eldridge, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Kay Khan, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote asset development in transitional assistance programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.51  SD.1034 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 51) of James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger, Michael J. Rodrigues, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a education loan repayment program for social workers in areas of need . Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.52  SD.1117 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 52) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Andrews, Mary S. Keefe, Jay R. Kaufman and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote restorative justice practices. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.71  SD.1138 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 71) of James B. Eldridge, Daniel A. Wolf, Paul McMurtry, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to comprehensive land use reform and partnership. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.72  SD.1563 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 72) of James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to affordable housing community planning. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.93  SD.624 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 93) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Andrews, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide municipal control of liquor licenses. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.94  SD.999 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 94) of James B. Eldridge for legislation to reform the issuance and sale of sports and entertainment tickets. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.95  SD.1009 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 95) of James B. Eldridge, Antonio F. D. Cabral and Kay Khan for legislation relative to document preparation fees for motor vehicle sales. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.96  SD.1100 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 96) of James B. Eldridge, Robert M. Koczera, Kay Khan, Thomas P. Conroy and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the privacy of consumer financial information. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.97  SD.1118 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 97) of James B. Eldridge, Benjamin B. Downing, Mary S. Keefe, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand the sale of products by farmer breweries. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.173  SD.1119 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 173) of James B. Eldridge, Sheila C. Harrington, Denise Andrews, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote efficiency and transparency in economic development . Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.174  SD.1120 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 174) of James B. Eldridge, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Mark C. Montigny, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transparency of economic development spending. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.233  SD.901 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 233) of James B. Eldridge, Kay Khan, Kenneth I. Gordon, David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide fair process for students with disabilities. Education.
S.234  SD.1159 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 234) of James B. Eldridge, David M. Rogers, Robert M. Koczera, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to financial literacy in schools. Education.
S.318  SD.991 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 318) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Andrews, Sal N. DiDomenico, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote voter registration. Election Laws.
S.320  SD.1079 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 320) of James B. Eldridge, Robert M. Koczera, Timothy R. Madden, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to accountability for corporate political spending. Election Laws.
S.321  SD.1082 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 321) of James B. Eldridge, Cory Atkins, William N. Brownsberger, Christopher G. Fallon and other members of the General Court for legislation to disclose political spending. Election Laws.
S.322  SD.1084 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 322) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Andrews, Jay R. Kaufman and Kay Khan for legislation relative to election officers. Election Laws.
S.323  SD.1091 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 323) of James B. Eldridge, Linda Dorcena Forry, Kay Khan, Ellen Story and others for legislation relative to fair election in Massachusetts. Election Laws.
S.324  SD.1094 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 324) of James B. Eldridge and Cory Atkins for legislation to require the use of paper ballots. Election Laws.
S.325  SD.1096 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 325) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Andrews, Jonathan Hecht, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to modernize our voter registration system. Election Laws.
S.356  SD.893 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 356) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Andrews, Michael Barrett, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to establishing standards for restoring and maintaining streamflows, water levels and hydrologic regimes that protect natural aquatic life in rivers and streams . Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.357  SD.961 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 357) of James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to require producer responsibility for collection reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.358  SD.1024 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 358) of James B. Eldridge, Kay Khan, Denise Andrews, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to best management practices in water. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.359  SD.1112 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 359) of James B. Eldridge, Martha M. Walz, Thomas P. Conroy, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to plastic bag reduction. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.360  SD.1479 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 360) of James B. Eldridge and James Arciero for legislation relative to certain tires. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.361  SD.1605 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 361) of James B. Eldridge, Martha M. Walz, Michael Barrett, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the natural and historic resources of the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.437  SD.995 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 437) of James B. Eldridge, James M. Murphy, Benjamin Swan, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to providing health insurance coverage for cochlear implants in children. Financial Services.
S.514  SD.1043 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 514) of James B. Eldridge, Patricia D. Jehlen, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Michael Barrett and others for legislation to establish a public health insurance option. Health Care Financing.
S.515  SD.1059 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 515) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Martha M. Walz, William Smitty Pignatelli and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish Medicare for all in Massachusetts. Health Care Financing.
S.516  SD.1076 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 516) of James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger, Kay Khan and James M. Murphy for legislation relative to the countable assets of medical assistance recipients. Health Care Financing.
S.517  SD.1077 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 517) of James B. Eldridge, Sal N. DiDomenico, James M. Murphy, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to preserve eligibility for PACE program and certain waivered participants. Health Care Financing.
S.595  SD.834 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 595) of James B. Eldridge, Paul J. Donato and Cory Atkins for legislation relative to creating a statutory housing restriction and providing remedies related to statutory housing. Housing.
S.725  SD.598 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 725) of James B. Eldridge, Michael O. Moore, William N. Brownsberger, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to expunge the records of persons falsely accused and juveniles. The Judiciary.
S.726  SD.610 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 726) of James B. Eldridge and Kate Hogan for legislation relative to construction defect claims by condominium owners. The Judiciary.
S.727  SD.630 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 727) of James B. Eldridge and Denise Andrews for legislation to define certain administrative records as public records. The Judiciary.
S.728  SD.1001 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 728) of James B. Eldridge, Chris Walsh, Tom Sannicandro, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent unnecessary vacancies in foreclosed homes. The Judiciary.
S.729  SD.1030 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 729) of James B. Eldridge for legislation to restore enforcement of civil rights. The Judiciary.
S.858  SD.782 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 858) of James B. Eldridge, Benjamin B. Downing, Marc R. Pacheco, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish uniform wage compliance and recordkeeping. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.859  SD.787 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 859) of James B. Eldridge and Denise Provost for legislation to clarify the meal break law to allow for private enforcement. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.940  SD.585 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 940) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Andrews, Kay Khan, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage municipal recycling and composting. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.941  SD.588 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 941) of James B. Eldridge, Eileen M. Donoghue, Denise Andrews, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase recycling by landlords and tenants. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.942  SD.618 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 942) of James B. Eldridge, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect abandoned animals in vacant properties. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.943  SD.625 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 943) of James B. Eldridge for legislation to authorize certain remediation funds for the use of town or water supply district into a trust fund. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.944  SD.627 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 944) of James B. Eldridge, Ruth B. Balser, Cleon H. Turner, David M. Rogers and others for legislation to enforce municipal ordinances and bylaws. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.945  SD.1027 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 945) of James B. Eldridge, Michael Barrett, Kay Khan, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to water resource impacts. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.946  SD.1099 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 946) of James B. Eldridge, Karen E. Spilka, Paul McMurtry, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1009  SD.791 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1009) of James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to the minimum requirements for licensure of physician assistants. Public Health.
S.1010  SD.1002 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1010) of James B. Eldridge for legislation to clarify the reporting of medical liability claims. Public Health.
S.1011  SD.1071 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1011) of James B. Eldridge, Benjamin Swan, Gloria L. Fox, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit the participation of health care professionals in the torture and abuse of prisoners. Public Health.
S.1012  SD.1086 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1012) of James B. Eldridge, Cynthia S. Creem and Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to emergency and disaster planning for health care providers. Public Health.
S.1133  SD.772 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1133) of James B. Eldridge, Elizabeth A. Malia, Patricia D. Jehlen, Byron Rushing and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the appropriate use of solitary confinement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1134  SD.1033 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1134) of James B. Eldridge, Michael Barrett, Ellen Story, Byron Rushing and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a special commission on inmate and prisoner suicides. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1135  SD.1116 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1135) of James B. Eldridge, Anthony W. Petruccelli, Patricia D. Jehlen, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation to restore community trust in Massachusetts law enforcement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1226  SD.1080 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1226) of James B. Eldridge, Anne M. Gobi, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Paul W. Mark and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to death benefits to surviving spouses of firefighters and other emergency personnel. Public Service.
S.1330  SD.1089 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1330) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis and Daniel A. Wolf for legislation to apply the sales tax to certain retail sales over the internet. Revenue.
S.1331  SD.1106 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1331) of James B. Eldridge for legislation to authorize the cities and towns of Massachusetts to authorize real estate tax rebates to qualified property owners. Revenue.
S.1332  SD.1109 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1332) of James B. Eldridge relative to tax exemptions for certain paraplegic veterans. Revenue.
S.1333  SD.1111 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1333) of James B. Eldridge for legislation to sell or convert certain tax exempt property. Revenue.
S.1479  SD.591 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1479) of James B. Eldridge for legislation to promote the use of total energy impact analysis. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1480  SD.628 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1480) of James B. Eldridge, Sheila C. Harrington, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance access to electronic public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1481  SD.629 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1481) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, James Arciero, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve access to public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1482  SD.1087 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1482) of James B. Eldridge, James Arciero and Mark C. Montigny for legislation to restore public confidence in government by eliminating pay-to-play opportunities . State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1483  SD.1124 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1483) of James B. Eldridge, Cory Atkins, Jennifer E. Benson and Denise Provost for legislation to designate certain buildings in the town of Acton. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1584  SD.651 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1584) of James B. Eldridge, Thomas M. McGee, Paul Brodeur, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a grant program for municipal energy efficiency officers. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1585  SD.840 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1585) of James B. Eldridge and Jennifer E. Benson for legislation relative to energy efficiency funds generated by municipal lighting plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1586  SD.850 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1586) of James B. Eldridge, David M. Rogers, Denise Andrews, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to further promote energy efficiency and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1587  SD.1113 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1587) of James B. Eldridge and David M. Rogers for legislation to promote zero net-energy buildings in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1589  SD.1115 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1589) of James B. Eldridge, Michael Barrett, James Arciero, Elizabeth A. Poirier and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to water meter testing fees. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1727  SD.1029 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by resolution, Senate, No. 1727) of James B. Eldridge and Jason M. Lewis for the adoption of resolutions calling on Congress to convene a Constitutional Convention. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1880  SD.1896 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James B. Eldridge, Therese Murray, Bruce E. Tarr, Katherine M. Clark and other members of the Senate for legislation to improve drinking water and wastewater infrastructure. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.2137  SD.2070 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2137) of James B. Eldridge and Jennifer E. Benson (by vote of the town) for legislation to manage the other post-employment benefits liability of the town of Harvard. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2138  SD.2071 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2138) of James B. Eldridge and Jennifer E. Benson (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to community shared solar energy systems in the town of Harvard. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2219  Senate, June 23, 2014 -- Text of the Senate amendment (Senator Eldridge) to the House Bill authorizing the town of Acton to transfer certain forest land to general municipal purposes (House, No. 3776)
S.2342  SENATE, Thursday, July 31, 2014 – Text of the further Senate amendment (Senator Eldridge) to the Senate Bill improving drinking water and wastewater infrastructure (Senate, No. 2021).
H.2835  HD.1748 By Representative Keenan of Salem and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2835) of John D. Keenan and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to creating a plan for municipal records preservation. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3549  HD.3736 By Representative Dykema of Holliston and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3549) of Carolyn C. Dykema and James B. Eldridge (by vote of the town) that the town administrator of the town of Southborough be authorized to sign warrants submitted by the town accountant. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3551  HD.3737 By Representative Dykema of Holliston and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3551) of Carolyn C. Dykema and James B. Eldridge (by vote of the town) that the town of Southborough be authorized to establish a five-member board of selectmen. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3642  HD.3849 By Representative Arciero of Westford and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3642) of James Arciero and James B. Eldridge (by vote of the town) that the town of Littleton be authorized to convey a certain parcel of land in said town. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3935  HD.3991 By Representative Hogan of Stow and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 9) of Kate Hogan and James B. Eldridge (by vote of the town) that the town of Stow be authorized to construct and install any structures, transmission lines, systems and facilities, for the purpose of operating a public water supply, on conservation land. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3979  HD.4158 By Representative Dykema of Holliston and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Carolyn C. Dykema, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation to authorize the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance to convey certain parcels of land in the town of Westborough. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.4238  HD.4332 By Representative Dykema of Holliston and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4238) of Carolyn C. Dykema (by vote of the town) that the town of Southborough be authorized to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4239  HD.4333 By Representative Dykema of Holliston and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4239) of Carolyn C. Dykema (by vote of the town) that the town of Southborough be authorized to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
  SD.1891 By Mr. Eldridge (by request), a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Arleen Martino for the adoption of resolutions to call on the United States Congress to support prudent banking. Financial Services. This bill is by request. *
S.319  SD.1051 By Mr. Eldridge (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 319) of Edward MacKenzie for legislation relative to a constitutional convention. Election Laws. This bill is by request. *
S.860  SD.1092 By Mr. Eldridge (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 860) of Thomas Card for legislation relative to workers compensation. Labor and Workforce Development. This bill is by request. *
S.939  SD.573 By Mr. Eldridge (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 939) of Bob Eisengrein for legislation to incorporate the town of Devens. Municipalities and Regional Government. This bill is by request. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.