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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Joan B. Lovely Democrat - Second Essex

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Senate Ways and Means Vice Chair
  Joan.Lovely@masenate.gov

State House

24 Beacon St.
Room 413-A
Boston, MA, 02133
Phone:
617-722-1410
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617-722-1347
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  SD.2348 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Richard J. Ross, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent illegal possession of rapid fire firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
  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.
  SD.2726 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr and Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to Essex Sports Center public accountability. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
  HD.4486 By Messrs. Whelan of Brewster and Tucker of Salem, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Timothy R. Whelan, Paul F. Tucker and others for legislation to further regulate certain opioids or any derivative thereof. The Judiciary.
  HD.4598 By Mr. Silvia of Fall River, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Alan Silvia and others relative to protecting elders from bullying. Elder Affairs.
  HD.4765 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others for legislation to establish maritime commercial development tax credits. Revenue.
S.33  SD.776 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 33) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Barbara A. L'Italien, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure continuous healthcare coverage for youth who have aged-out of the Department of Children and Families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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.41  SD.590 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 41) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jose F. Tosado, John J. Lawn, Jr., Kimberly N. Ferguson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the re-homing of children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.42  SD.592 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 42) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Todd M. Smola, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a loan repayment program for human service workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.44  SD.1434 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 44) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jay R. Kaufman, Marjorie C. Decker, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect children's mental health services. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.46  SD.1548 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 46) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., James J. O'Day, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a Bill of Rights for people experiencing homelessness. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.52  SD.1248 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 52) of John F. Keenan, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Susan Williams Gifford, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to update terminology and investigative practices related to the protection of persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.55  SD.917 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 55) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Jose F. Tosado, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Mathew Muratore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to spouses as caregivers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.58  SD.1411 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 58) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Denise Provost, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide equal access to evaluations for children with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.62  SD.1213 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 62) of Mark C. Montigny, Jack Lewis, Kay Khan, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to abusive practices to change sexual orientation and gender identity in minors. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.64  SD.583 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 64) of Michael O. Moore, Linda Dean Campbell, Jack Lewis, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a registry of caretakers found to have substantiated abuse against persons with intellectual disability or developmental disability. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.80  HD.1493 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 80) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to the establishment of an abuse registry for certain caretakers of persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.89  SD.1662 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 89) of Michael O. Moore, Danielle W. Gregoire, Joan B. Lovely, Paul K. Frost and others for legislation to address inequality, promote opportunity and end poverty. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.96  SD.938 By Mr. Brady, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 96) of Michael D. Brady, Thomas J. Calter, James E. Timilty, Walter F. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the digital right to repair. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.101  HD.655 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 101) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to the development of a common application portal for state-administered needs-based benefits and services. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.115  HD.969 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 115) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to develop housing plans for families with minor children that are being evicted from publicly subsidized housing. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.116  HD.1366 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 116) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others for legislation to establish a student loan repayment program for human service workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.125  HD.1328 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 125) of Tackey Chan and others relative to the establishment of an interagency council to address inequality, promote opportunity and end poverty. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.127  HD.986 By Representative Honan of Boston and Senator Forry, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 127) of Kevin G. Honan and others relative to the regulation of location, dimensions or design of accessory dwelling units. Community Development and Small Businesses.
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.215  SD.954 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 215) of Harriette L. Chandler, Linda Dean Campbell, Marjorie C. Decker, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to involve youth in civic engagement. 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.237  SD.1550 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 237) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Ruth B. Balser, Jay R. Kaufman, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to support healthy development among preschoolers. Education.
S.238  SD.1573 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 238) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Kay Khan, Marjorie C. Decker, Barbara A. L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to rates of payment for early childhood education and care programs. Education.
S.256  SD.778 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 256) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Kay Khan, Danielle W. Gregoire, Hannah Kane and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote mental health education in Massachusetts high schools. Education.
S.257  SD.1958 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 257) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. McGee, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide immediate childcare assistance to homeless families. Education.
H.264  HD.77 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 264) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to special education funding. Education.
H.265  HD.78 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 265) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to improving procurement procedures to ensure opportunities for students with disabilities. Education.
S.273  SD.147 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 273) of John F. Keenan, Bruce E. Tarr, Carlos Gonzalez and Joan B. Lovely for legislation to increase parental awareness of opiate abuse risks. Education.
S.274  SD.1541 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 274) of John F. Keenan, James M. Cantwell, Carolyn C. Dykema, Jose F. Tosado and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote local control and effective training of school resource officers. Education.
H.285  HD.924 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 285) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to promote global trade and economic development through biliteracy education. Education.
H.286  HD.1823 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 286) of Kay Khan and others relative to licensing group care facilities under the control of the Department of Early Education and Care that serve students with special needs. Education.
S.288  SD.298 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 288) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Jack Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities. Education.
S.294  SD.1498 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 294) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Linda Dorcena Forry, James B. Eldridge, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation to address the special education needs of children with dyslexia. 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.310  SD.1847 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 310) of Michael F. Rush, Marc R. Pacheco, Barbara A. L'Italien, Paul McMurtry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student safety in interscholastic athletic activities. Education.
S.311  SD.1122 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 311) of Karen E. Spilka, Jack Lewis, Lori A. Ehrlich, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote global trade and economic development through biliteracy. 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.
H.330  HD.166 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 330) of Chris Walsh and others relative to defining and providing screening for dyslexia for students. Education.
S.330  SD.1731 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 330) of Walter F. Timilty, Carole A. Fiola, Susan Williams Gifford, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to strengthening background checks. Education.
S.336  SD.977 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 336) of Harriette L. Chandler, John H. Rogers, Thomas M. McGee, Daniel M. Donahue and other members of the General Court for legislation to stabilize the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
H.336  HD.1481 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 336) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to spouses as caregivers. Elder Affairs.
H.341  HD.941 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 341) of Daniel Cullinane and others for legislation to strengthen the Massachusetts home care program. Elder Affairs.
H.342  HD.1317 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 342) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to Medicaid eligibility for senior citizens. Elder Affairs.
H.343  HD.1355 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 343) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to further regulating the Assisted Living Advisory Council. Elder Affairs.
S.344  SD.1263 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 344) of Patricia D. Jehlen, James B. Eldridge, Barbara A. L'Italien, Tackey Chan and other members of the General Court for legislation to direct the administration to amend the Frail Elder Home and Community-Based Waiver to permit eligible older adults to choose to reside in Certified Assisted Living Residences. Elder Affairs.
S.345  SD.1265 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 345) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Barbara A. L'Italien, Tackey Chan, Kenneth I. Gordon and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize the option of providing basic common sense health services for residents of assisted living residences. Elder Affairs.
S.346  SD.1272 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 346) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jack Lewis, Byron Rushing, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the prevention and elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression within the Department of Elder Affairs. Elder Affairs.
S.347  SD.1280 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 347) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Kate Hogan, Kenneth I. Gordon, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish regulations at rest homes. Elder Affairs.
H.348  HD.539 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 348) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others that the Division of Medical Assistance be directed to provide coverage for residential habilitation services for individuals age sixty or older. Elder Affairs.
S.348  SD.1282 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 348) of Patricia D. Jehlen, James B. Eldridge, Kenneth I. Gordon, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to regulations for small house nursing homes. Elder Affairs.
H.350  HD.870 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 350) of Aaron Vega and others relative to home care. Elder Affairs.
S.351  SD.924 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 351) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Jose F. Tosado, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home care cost sharing. Elder Affairs.
S.352  SD.928 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 352) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Jose F. Tosado, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Mathew Muratore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home care workforce initiatives. Elder Affairs.
S.364  SD.1664 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 364) of James T. Welch, Paul J. Donato, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen the Massachusetts home care program. Elder Affairs.
S.371  SD.179 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 371) of Cynthia S. Creem, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish election day registration. 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.385  HD.1007 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 385) of Jerald A. Parisella and others relative to voting overseas. Election Laws.
S.403  SD.620 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 403) of Joseph A. Boncore, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Susan Williams Gifford, Mathew Muratore and other members of the General Court for legislation establishing a commission to study dredging needs for recreational boating in commonwealth waterways. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.410  SD.1348 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 410) of Julian Cyr, Timothy R. Whelan, Sarah K. Peake, Barbara A. L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a special commission to study the effects of coastal and ocean acidification and its existing and potential effects on species that are commercially harvested and grown along the Massachusetts coast. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.418  HD.295 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator O'Connor Ives, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 418) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the use of elephants in traveling animal acts. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.418  SD.386 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 418) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Provost, Dylan Fernandes, James R. Miceli and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand the sale of products by farmer breweries. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.419  HD.758 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Lewis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 419) of Lori A. Ehrlich, Jason M. Lewis and others relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.439  HD.408 By Representative Kaufman of Lexington and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 439) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to the disclosure of toxic chemicals in children’s products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.450  SD.457 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 450) of Jason M. Lewis, Jack Lewis, Carmine L. Gentile, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.451  SD.589 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 451) of Jason M. Lewis, Paul A. Schmid, III, Jay R. Kaufman, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect pollinator habitat. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.457  SD.1391 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 457) of Mark C. Montigny, Jack Lewis, David M. Rogers, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide additional funding for animal welfare and safety programming. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.464  SD.654 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 464) of Michael O. Moore, Lori A. Ehrlich, Jack Lewis, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation further regulating the enforcement of illegal hunting practices. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.470  SD.1698 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 470) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Sheila C. Harrington, Jason M. Lewis, Josh S. Cutler and other members of the General Court banning the sale of cats and dogs in commercial pet shops. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.471  HD.1205 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 471) of William M. Straus and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study dredging needs for recreational boating in Commonwealth waterways. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.482  HD.1952 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 482) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of group or individual disability, accident or sickness insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.485  HD.1966 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 485) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit benefit limits and exclusions for behavioral health disorders on certain disability insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.488  HD.2011 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 488) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to require coverage for community and home-based behavioral health care services for certain children and adolescents with mental health disorders. Financial Services.
S.489  SD.936 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 489) of Bruce E. Tarr, Lori A. Ehrlich, Daniel J. Ryan, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect research animals. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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.
S.502  SD.987 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 502) of Harriette L. Chandler, Hannah Kane, Barbara A. L'Italien, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to cognitive rehabilitation. Financial Services.
S.507  SD.1505 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 507) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jason M. Lewis, Jose F. Tosado, Daniel J. Ryan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to women’s health. Financial Services.
S.528  SD.1405 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 528) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jay R. Kaufman, Marjorie C. Decker, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase consumer transparency about insurance provider networks. Financial Services.
S.533  SD.429 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 533) of Anne M. Gobi, Jack Lewis, Angelo L. D'Emilia, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the use of certain insurance underwriting guidelines for homeowners with dogs living on such insured property. Financial Services.
H.536  HD.450 By Representatives Haddad of Somerset and Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 536) of Patricia A. Haddad, John W. Scibak and others relative to advancing contraceptive insurance coverage. Financial Services.
S.540  SD.911 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 540) of John F. Keenan, Todd M. Smola, Michael J. Rodrigues, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to access to health insurance for human service providers and their employees. Financial Services.
S.547  SD.587 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 547) of Jason M. Lewis, Ruth B. Balser, Chris Walsh, Diana DiZoglio and other members of the General Court for legislation to require coverage for community and home-based behavioral health care services for certain children and adolescents with mental health disorders. Financial Services.
H.554  HD.1562 By Mr. Lewis of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 554) of Jack Lewis and others relative to the use of certain insurance underwriting guidelines pertaining to dogs harbored upon the insured property. Financial Services.
S.557  SD.471 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 557) of Thomas M. McGee, Brendan P. Crighton, Paul Tucker, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to health insurance coverage by athletic trainers. Financial Services.
H.565  HD.1116 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 565) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to opioid prescribing practices and health insurance access to pain management. Financial Services.
S.582  SD.212 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 582) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Donald F. Humason, Jr., William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to limit retroactive denials of health insurance claims for mental health and substance abuse services. Financial Services.
H.589  HD.1748 By Mr. Walsh of Peabody, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 589) of Thomas P. Walsh and Joan B. Lovely relative to surcharges on motor vehicle insurance premiums. 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.
H.607  HD.550 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 607) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others relative to ensuring continuous healthcare coverage for youth who have aged-out of the Department of Children and Families. Health Care Financing.
S.612  SD.247 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 612) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Evandro C. Carvalho, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. McGee 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.
S.615  SD.1027 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 615) of Eileen M. Donoghue, John W. Scibak, Richard J. Ross, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the governance of the Health Policy Commission. Health Care Financing.
H.615  HD.1322 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 615) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility. 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.
S.639  SD.250 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 639) of Jason M. Lewis, Brendan P. Crighton, Thomas M. McGee, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to update Medicaid resource limits for seniors. Health Care Financing.
S.640  SD.252 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 640) of Jason M. Lewis, James M. Cantwell, Thomas M. McGee, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility. Health Care Financing.
S.643  SD.1482 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 643) of Jason M. Lewis, Harriette L. Chandler, James T. Welch, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote public health through the prevention and wellness trust fund. Health Care Financing.
S.652  SD.923 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 652) of Mark C. Montigny, Jason M. Lewis, Jose F. Tosado, Diana DiZoglio and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote transparency and prevent price gouging of pharmaceutical drug prices. Health Care Financing.
S.658  SD.1170 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 658) of Marc R. Pacheco, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Michael F. Rush, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to remove the restrictions on the licenses of certified registered nurse anesthetists as recommended by the Institute of Medicine and the Federal Trade Commission. Health Care Financing.
S.674  SD.1972 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 674) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Paul A. Schmid, III, Brendan P. Crighton, Kenneth I. Gordon and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure quality education and training programs. Higher Education.
H.674  HD.984 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 674) of Kevin G. Honan and others relative to housing authority executive director contracts. Housing.
H.675  HD.1074 By Representative Honan of Boston and Senator Forry, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 675) of Kevin G. Honan, Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to financing the production and preservation of housing for low and moderate income residents. Housing.
S.687  SD.2047 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 687) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Michael F. Rush, Russell E. Holmes, Daniel J. Hunt and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center Board of Directors. Higher Education.
H.690  HD.1128 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 690) of Robert M. Koczera and Joan B. Lovely relative to the water and sewer rate relief program for certain homeowners administered by the Department of Housing and Community Development. Housing.
S.698  SD.931 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 698) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Jack Lewis, Michael J. Barrett, 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.706  SD.871 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 706) of Michael O. Moore, Timothy R. Whelan, Jack Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to sexual violence on higher education campuses. Higher Education.
S.719  SD.1163 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 719) of James B. Eldridge, Michael D. Brady, Marjorie C. Decker, Jose F. Tosado and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program. Housing.
S.721  SD.766 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 721) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Barbara A. L'Italien, Jose F. Tosado and Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to manufactured housing community owner or operator licensing fees. Housing.
S.729  SD.585 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 729) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Lewis, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to accessory dwelling units. Housing.
S.730  SD.1737 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 730) of Mark C. Montigny and Joan B. Lovely for legislation to establish a low-income sewer and water assistance program. Housing.
H.740  HD.871 By Messrs. Cantwell of Marshfield and Connolly of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 740) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to alimony. The Judiciary.
S.765  SD.685 By Mr. Brady, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 765) of Michael D. Brady, Richard J. Ross, Danielle W. Gregoire, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen the penalty for assault or assault and battery on emergency medical technician, ambulance operator, ambulance attendant or health care provider. The Judiciary.
S.768  SD.613 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 768) of William N. Brownsberger and Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to governmental and charitable tort liability. The Judiciary.
S.770  SD.622 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 770) of William N. Brownsberger, James B. Eldridge, Solomon Goldstein-Rose, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide community-based sentencing alternatives for primary caretakers of dependent children who have been convicted of non-violent crimes. The Judiciary.
H.776  HD.977 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 776) of Peter J. Durant and others relative to the age of consent in certain civil actions for sexual assault and rape of a child by certain employees or contractors. The Judiciary.
H.777  HD.978 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 777) of Peter J. Durant and others relative to the age of consent in certain criminal prosecution for sexual assault and rape of a child by certain employees or contractors. The Judiciary.
S.784  SD.940 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 784) of Harriette L. Chandler, Marjorie C. Decker, Jason M. Lewis, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and other members of the General Court for legislation to update public health laws regarding women's health. The Judiciary.
S.785  SD.974 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 785) of Harriette L. Chandler, Kay Khan, Marjorie C. Decker, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to end child marriage in Massachusetts. The Judiciary.
S.788  SD.1466 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 788) of Harriette L. Chandler, Sarah K. Peake, Leonard Mirra, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect girls from genital mutilation. The Judiciary.
H.795  HD.1329 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 795) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the penalty for assault or assault and battery on an emergency medical technician, ambulance operator, ambulance attendant or health care provider. The Judiciary.
H.829  HD.1713 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 829) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for legislation to provide certain persons who were abused as a child with compensation from the Division of Victim Compensation and Assistance within the Department of the Attorney General. 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.
H.841  HD.1246 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 841) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to the hiring of applicants who would be employed by or in schools in positions involving direct contact with children. The Judiciary.
H.872  HD.1559 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 872) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to operating motor vehicles under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances. The Judiciary.
S.880  SD.621 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 880) of John F. Keenan, Michael D. Brady, F. Jay Barrows, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase transparency in the Massachusetts land record systems to protect the property rights of homeowners and businesses. The Judiciary.
S.896  SD.1110 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 896) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit discrimination against adults with disabilities in family and juvenile court proceedings. The Judiciary.
S.905  SD.1083 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 905) of Mark C. Montigny, Patricia A. Haddad, Sal N. DiDomenico, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen laws combatting human trafficking and protecting survivors of modern-day slavery. The Judiciary.
S.906  SD.1085 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 906) of Mark C. Montigny, Patricia A. Haddad, Sal N. DiDomenico, James M. Cantwell and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the lives of survivors of human trafficking. The Judiciary.
S.907  SD.1086 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 907) of Mark C. Montigny, Patricia A. Haddad, Sal N. DiDomenico, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent human trafficking and sexual exploitation in bodyworks establishments. The Judiciary.
H.923  HD.1010 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 923) of Jerald A. Parisella and others relative to providing additional justices of the peace. The Judiciary.
S.943  SD.1175 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 943) of Karen E. Spilka, Jay R. Kaufman, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
S.985  SD.337 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 985) of Michael J. Barrett, Denise Provost, Kenneth I. Gordon, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers. Labor and Workforce Development.
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.
H.1000  HD.144 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1000) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to the employment of certain youth sports referees. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1006  SD.1694 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1006) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Kenneth I. Gordon, Paul A. Schmid, III, Brendan P. Crighton and other members of the General Court for legislation to diversify the use of the Workforce Training Fund to support the Workforce Competitiveness Trust Fund. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1007  HD.1316 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1007) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to provide for annual perform at risk assessments by health care employers and labor organizations. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1013  SD.768 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1013) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Diana DiZoglio, Frank I. Smizik, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing and harassment without regard to protected class status. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1038  HD.955 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1038) of David M. Rogers and others relative to protecting pregnant workers from discrimination in the workplace. 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.
H.1080  HD.1502 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1080) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to inspections of kennels or catteries and penalties for noncompliance. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1084  SD.512 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1084) of Cynthia S. Creem, John J. Lawn, Jr., Barbara A. L'Italien, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation to transfer Bridgewater State Hospital from the Department of Corrections to the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1097  SD.1404 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1097) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Marjorie C. Decker, Barbara A. L'Italien, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent adolescent substance use. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1100  SD.475 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1100) of John F. Keenan, William Smitty Pignatelli, Elizabeth A. Malia, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to opioid prescribing practices and access to pain management. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1103  SD.1921 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1103) of John F. Keenan, James M. Cantwell, Elizabeth A. Malia, Eric P. Lesser and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide access to full spectrum addiction treatment services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1110  HD.488 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1110) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others for legislation to establish an eastern regional commission on the status of women and girls. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1119  SD.699 By Mr. Brady, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1119) of Michael D. Brady, Viriato M. deMacedo, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish three new commissions on the status of women and girls. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1127  SD.405 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1127) of James B. Eldridge, Jack Lewis, Thomas M. McGee, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect abandoned animals in vacant properties. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1142  HD.538 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1142) of Edward F. Coppinger and others relative to the practice of athletic training. Public Health.
H.1144  HD.858 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1144) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to safe patient handling in certain health facilities. Public Health.
S.1155  SD.1636 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1155) of Karen E. Spilka, Jack Lewis, John H. Rogers, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animals during pet sales. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1159  SD.949 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1159) of Bruce E. Tarr, Mark C. Montigny, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animal welfare and safety in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1163  HD.557 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1163) of Sean Garballey, Kate Hogan and others relative to access to original birth certificates for all persons born in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
S.1167  SD.968 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1167) of Harriette L. Chandler, Steven Ultrino, Barbara A. L'Italien, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to safe patient handling in certain health facilities. Public Health.
S.1168  SD.985 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1168) of Harriette L. Chandler, Thomas M. McGee, Hannah Kane, James M. Cantwell and other members of the General Court for legislation to re-establish the Brain Injury Commission. Public Health.
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.1175  SD.539 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1175) of Cynthia S. Creem, Carmine L. Gentile, Frank A. Moran, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect children and families from harmful flame retardants. Public Health.
S.1177  SD.745 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1177) of Cynthia S. Creem, Thomas M. McGee, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the office of adult guardianship and decisional support services. Public Health.
S.1186  SD.2023 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1186) of Julian Cyr, Jack Lewis, Sarah K. Peake, Dylan Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to HIV screening and prevention. Public Health.
H.1190  HD.1606 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1190) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to prohibit state licensed mental health professionals from subjecting minors to conversion therapy practices to change sexual orientation and/or gender identity. Public Health.
S.1191  SD.866 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1191) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jay R. Kaufman, Sean Garballey, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the disclosure of toxic chemicals in children’s products. Public Health.
H.1195  HD.1050 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1195) of Kay Khan and others for legislation prohibiting the sale of dietary supplements for weight loss or muscle building to minors under the age of 18. Public Health.
S.1195  SD.411 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1195) of James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger, Kevin G. Honan, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to grant equal access to original birth certificates to all persons born in Massachusetts. Public Health.
H.1200  HD.1425 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1200) of Paul McMurtry and others that continuing education necessary for the renewal of a physician’s certificate of registration include courses on Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and other cognitive impairments. Public Health.
H.1205  HD.1079 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1205) of Jerald A. Parisella and others relative to protections for health information. Public Health.
S.1205  SD.545 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1205) of Anne M. Gobi, Patricia A. Haddad, John W. Scibak, Susan Williams Gifford and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate central service technicians. Public Health.
S.1208  SD.1264 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1208) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Kenneth I. Gordon, Michael O. Moore, Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation to further regulate the Commission on Falls Prevention. Public Health.
H.1219  HD.599 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1219) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to conducting fetal and infant mortality review. Public Health.
S.1219  SD.1517 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1219) of Jason M. Lewis, Christine P. Barber, Joan B. Lovely, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to direct the Department of Public Health to compile data and issue a report on vision screening for children entering kindergarten. Public Health.
S.1221  SD.275 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1221) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Lewis, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase current medical providers' knowledge about autism in order to improve treatment. Public Health.
S.1222  SD.284 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1222) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Lewis, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation to support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in medical settings. Public Health.
S.1224  SD.369 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1224) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Brian M. Ashe, Colleen M. Garry, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve treatment for Alzheimer’s and dementia. Public Health.
H.1228  HD.992 By Mr. Tosado of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1228) of Jose F. Tosado and others relative to cost control of pharmaceutical drug prices. Public Health.
H.1242  HD.1773 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1242) of Edward F. Coppinger and others relative to critical incident intervention by emergency service providers. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1245  HD.1258 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1245) of Marjorie C. Decker and others for the establishment of a chronic hazard advisory panel to study and make recommendations relative to children’s products and upholstered furniture containing certain flame retardants. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1255  SD.2031 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1255) of Patrick M. O'Connor, David F. DeCoste, Thomas M. McGee, Daniel M. Donahue and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a special commission to find the best practices to promote education, awareness, and prevention of Lyme disease. Public Health.
S.1257  SD.1135 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1257) of Marc R. Pacheco, Jose F. Tosado, Frank A. Moran, Mathew Muratore and other members of the General Court for legislation to contain health care costs and improve access to value based nurse practitioner care as recommended by the IOM and FTC. Public Health.
S.1263  SD.1432 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1263) of Michael F. Rush, Brendan P. Crighton, Geoff Diehl, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the practice of athletic training. Public Health.
S.1273  SD.1465 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1273) of James E. Timilty, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis, Barbara A. L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation to require protection for the continuous skilled care of fragile children in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
S.1275  SD.1930 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1275) of Walter F. Timilty, William Driscoll, Michael F. Rush and Daniel Cullinane for legislation to require the Department of Public Health to conduct a study of the health impacts of airplane flights on the resident communities that are represented on the Massachusetts Port Authority Community Advisory Committee. 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.1297  SD.806 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1297) of Cynthia S. Creem, Ruth B. Balser, Barbara A. L'Italien, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to segregation oversight. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1327  SD.1575 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1327) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Linda Dean Campbell, Thomas M. McGee, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the use of community corrections. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1359  SD.1206 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1359) of Karen E. Spilka, Jose F. Tosado, James B. Eldridge, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure compliance with the anti-shackling law for pregnant incarcerated women. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1362  HD.937 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1362) of Daniel Cullinane and others for legislation to provide diabetes prevention program benefits. Public Service.
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.
H.1389  HD.1423 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1389) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to retirement benefits for certain veterans. Public Service.
S.1423  SD.192 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1423) of John F. Keenan, Michael F. Rush, James J. Dwyer, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase membership in the PRIM Board. Public Service.
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.
H.1435  HD.1078 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1435) of Jerald A. Parisella and others relative to the veteran allowance for public retirees. Public Service.
H.1459  HD.1886 By Representative Walsh of Peabody and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1459) of Thomas P. Walsh and others relative to providing the next of kin of a police officer or firefighter killed in the line of duty with the flags of the Commonwealth and the United States. Public Service.
H.1469  HD.783 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1469) of Bruce J. Ayers and others for legislation to provide a donation check-off box on state tax returns for the establishment of the Y.M.C.A Youth and Government fund. Revenue.
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.1479  SD.867 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1479) of James E. Timilty, Steven S. Howitt, Richard J. Ross, Elizabeth A. Poirier and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Massachusetts certified emergency telecommunications. Public Service.
H.1501  HD.1382 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1501) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to closing off-shore tax haven loopholes. Revenue.
S.1511  SD.609 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1511) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Linda Dorcena Forry, John J. Lawn, Jr., William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote high-impact community investment. Revenue.
S.1531  SD.1640 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1531) 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 low-income housing tax credits. Revenue.
H.1536  HD.989 By Representative Honan of Boston and Senator Forry, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1536) of Kevin G. Honan, Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to low-income housing tax credits. Revenue.
S.1569  SD.1538 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1569) of Mark C. Montigny, Marjorie C. Decker, Mike Connolly, Dylan Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation to close a corporate tax haven loophole. Revenue.
S.1610  SD.603 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1610) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Barbara A. L'Italien, Jose F. Tosado, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to extend the Brownfields tax credit. Revenue.
S.1674  SD.1948 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1674) of James T. Welch, Frank A. Moran, Joan B. Lovely and Eric P. Lesser for legislation to support voluntary income tax assistance sites. Revenue.
H.1681  HD.913 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1681) of Kay Khan and others relative to the governance of the Health Policy Commission. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1685  HD.779 By Messrs. McMurtry of Dedham and Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1685) of Paul McMurtry, Steven S. Howitt and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in state contracts. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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.
H.1829  HD.1664 By Representative Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Senator Lewis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1829) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Jason M. Lewis and others relative to autonomous vehicle access to the public ways. Transportation.
S.1845  SD.1113 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1845) of James B. Eldridge, Carmine L. Gentile, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1846  SD.1632 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1846) of James B. Eldridge, Paul W. Mark, Carmine L. Gentile, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to solar power and the green economy. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1847  SD.1727 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1847) of James B. Eldridge, Stephen Kulik, Frank I. Smizik, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify the authority and responsibilities of the department of public utilities. 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.1857  SD.1491 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1857) of John F. Keenan, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael J. Rodrigues, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation to support community access television. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1873  HD.1012 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1873) of Jerald A. Parisella and others for legislation to exempt certain veterans from fares for the use of facilities of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and regional transit authorities. Transportation.
H.1874  HD.1014 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1874) of Jerald A. Parisella and others that the Highway Department be directed to create a timeline for interchange improvements along Route 128 from the city of Peabody to the town of Gloucester. Transportation.
H.1875  HD.1080 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1875) of Jerald A. Parisella and others relative to requiring the Department of Transportation to conduct a study on road repair. Transportation.
H.1892  HD.348 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1892) of William M. Straus and others relative to requiring hands-free use of mobile telephones while operating a motor vehicle. Transportation.
S.1898  SD.1328 By Ms. O'Connor Ives, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1898) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Jack Lewis, Lori A. Ehrlich, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the use of elephants in traveling animal acts. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.1902  SD.1532 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1902) of Joseph A. Boncore, Jack Lewis, Diana DiZoglio, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to aviation worker training. Transportation.
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.
S.1908  SD.90 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1908) of Cynthia S. Creem, John C. Velis, Jonathan Hecht and Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to hands free cell phone devices. Transportation.
H.1916  HD.1845 By Representative Walsh of Peabody and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1916) of Thomas P. Walsh, Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to establishing the Blue Star Family license plate in honor of police officers killed in the line of duty. Transportation.
H.1926  HD.1991 By Mr. Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1926) of Carmine L. Gentile and others for the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to convene a Constitutional Convention to consider amendments to the Constitution to limit the influence of money in our political system. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1937  HD.1013 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1937) of Jerald A. Parisella and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to veterans transportation issues. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1945  SD.1195 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1945) of Jason M. Lewis, Carmine L. Gentile, Chris Walsh, Steven Ultrino and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the safe integration of autonomous vehicles into the transportation system of the Commonwealth. Transportation.
H.1953  HD.2200 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1953) of Mark J. Cusack and others for legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.1954  HD.2425 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1954) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish a voluntary training program in best practices for the care of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.1956  HD.2114 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 1956) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others for an investigation by a special commission known as the Brain Injury Commission (including members of the General Court) to review data concerning the epidemiology of brain injuries. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.1958  HD.2324 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1958) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to change the name of the Disabled Persons Protection Commission to the commission for the protection of persons with disabilities and updating the terminology and investigative practices related to the protection of persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.1959  HD.2233 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1959) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the care of children, adults and families with complex medical conditions and special health care needs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.1967  HD.2301 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1967) of James J. O'Day and others relative to the administration of the personal care attendant program by the Division of Medical Assistance. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.2006  SD.1523 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2006) of James E. Timilty, Bruce E. Tarr, Timothy R. Whelan, Carmine L. Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to further strengthen public safety by reducing unlicensed, uninsured driving by OUI offenders. Transportation.
H.2010  HD.2352 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2010) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to require the development of standards for prohibiting or limiting the use of suspension and expulsion in preschools. Education.
H.2021  HD.2946 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2021) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to appointment, training and funding of school resource officers. Education.
S.2037  Majority Report on the Governor’s Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 2017 (submitted by the Governor pursuant to Article LXXXVII of the Amendments to the Constitution) An Act to reorganize the Department of Public Safety (House, No. 68)
S.2045  SD.2086 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2045) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Danielle W. Gregoire, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to retirement benefits for certain veterans. Public Service.
S.2052  SD.2112 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Ryan C. Fattman, Richard J. Ross, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation to fairly fund early voting. Election Laws.
H.2053  HD.2653 By Messrs. O'Day of West Boylston and Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2053) of James J. O'Day, Paul Brodeur and others relative to sexual education programs in certain public schools. Education.
H.2060  HD.2898 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2060) of John W. Scibak and others relative to rates of payment for early childhood education and care programs. Education.
H.2072  HD.2510 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2072) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others for legislation to make investments in the long term care workforce and close the gap between Medicaid payments and the actual cost of providing nursing home care. Elder Affairs.
H.2077  HD.2295 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2077) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to provide emergency aid to certain elderly and disabled residents. Elder Affairs.
H.2091  HD.2500 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2091) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to voter registration. Election Laws.
S.2091  Majority Report on the Governor’s Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 2017 (submitted by the Governor pursuant to Article LXXXVII of the Amendments to the Constitution) An Act to reorganize the information technology function of the Commonwealth to improve data security, safeguard privacy, and promote better service delivery (House, No. 3731)
H.2093  HD.2925 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2093) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to same day voter registration. Election Laws.
H.2113  HD.2382 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2113) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the use and protection of pollinators by further regulating the spraying, release, deposit or application of a neonicotinoid on certain agricultural land. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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
S.2151  Senate, May 25, 2017 -- Text of amendment (43) (offered by Senator Montigny 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.
S.2164  SD.2236 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2164) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James B. Eldridge, Carolyn C. Dykema, Jason M. Lewis, Julian Cyr and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect Massachusetts pollinators. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2166  HD.2256 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2166) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to health care insurance coverage for brain injury treatments. Financial Services.
H.2169  HD.2332 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2169) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to osteoporosis screening and treatment. Financial Services.
H.2193  HD.2309 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2193) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to limit retroactive denials of health insurance claims for mental health and substance abuse services. Financial Services.
S.2195  Senate, October 26, 2017 -- Text of Amendment #23 (Senator McGee) to the Senate Bill relative to criminal justice reform (Senate, No. 2185)
H.2207  HD.2895 By Ms. Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2207) of Chynah Tyler and others relative to women’s health and health care coverage for long acting reversible contraceptives. Financial Services.
H.2241  HD.2639 By Ms. Gifford of Wareham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2241) of Susan Williams Gifford and others relative to the definition of low and moderate income housing. Housing.
H.2248  HD.2337 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2248) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to protect certain inmates from unnecessary placement in solitary confinement. The Judiciary.
H.2276  HD.2107 By Representative Ferguson of Holden and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2276) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to the training of law enforcement officers and correction officers in interactions with persons on the autism spectrum who are victims or witnesses to crimes, or suspected or convicted of crimes. The Judiciary.
H.2332  HD.2870 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2332) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy. The Judiciary.
H.2333  HD.2873 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2333) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to the penalties for the crime of female genital mutilation. The Judiciary.
H.2354  HD.2928 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2354) of Theodore C. Speliotis and Joan B. Lovely relative to firearms on school property. The Judiciary.
H.2355  HD.2167 By Mr. Tucker of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2355) of Paul Tucker and others relative to the definition of arrest warrants. The Judiciary.
H.2356  HD.2203 By Mr. Tucker of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2356) of Paul Tucker and others for legislation to add law enforcement councils to the definition of employer under the tort claim law. The Judiciary.
H.2357  HD.2648 By Mr. Tucker of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2357) of Paul Tucker and others relative to the penalties for the removal of ignition interlock devices. The Judiciary.
S.2379  SD.2545 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Mark C. Montigny, David F. DeCoste, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation to finance fishing and farming investment. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2382  HD.2612 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2382) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the establishment of an adolescent substance use prevention and early intervention trust fund within the Department of Public Health, to be funded by the excise tax imposed on marijuana products. Marijuana Policy.
H.2403  HD.2611 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2403) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the establishment of a statewide children’s mental health ombudsman program within the Office of the Child Advocate. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2404  HD.2907 By Representative Malia of Boston and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2404) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to access to behavioral health services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2413  HD.2652 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2413) of John W. Scibak and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the right to effective treatment and the use of applied behavior analysis and behavior modification procedures techniques. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.2417  SD.2623 Senate, April 11, 2018 -- Offered by Senator Michael J. Rodrigues et al relative to pending acquisition of Mount Ida College by the University of Massachusetts
H.2419  HD.2206 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2419) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the treatment of animals and reporting of cruelty. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.2426  HD.2481 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2426) of David M. Rogers and others relative to abandoned animals in vacant properties. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.2451  HD.2879 By Representatives Donato of Medford and Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2451) of Paul J. Donato, Kay Khan and others relative to practitioners licensed to practice medicine or advanced practice nursing and improving access to value based nurse practitioner care. Public Health.
H.2452  HD.2884 By Representatives Donato of Medford and Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2452) of Paul J. Donato and others relative to nurses and nurse anesthetists. Public Health.
H.2453  HD.2416 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2453) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to electronic prescribing of opiates and other controlled substances. Public Health.
H.2468  HD.2600 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2468) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the health care of minors. Public Health.
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.2480  HD.2638 By Messrs. Vega of Holyoke and Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2480) of Aaron Vega, Tackey Chan and others relative to the funding and management of the Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund. Public Health.
H.2494  HD.2346 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2494) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to further amend the anti-shackling statute for incarcerated pregnant women. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2569  HD.2867 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2569) of Paul W. Mark and others relative to out of pocket health expenses for active and retired employees, their dependents and survivors. Public Service.
H.2583  HD.2192 By Mr. Tucker of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2583) of Paul Tucker and others relative to polygraph testing procedures for police officer applicants. Public Service.
H.2587  HD.2728 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2587) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to the operation of a program to support organizations providing tax assistance services to individuals and families qualifying for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program. Revenue.
H.2617  HD.2579 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2617) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to community investment tax credits. Revenue.
H.2633  HD.2322 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2633) of James J. O'Day and others relative to the taxation of the sale of active opioids. Revenue.
H.2682  HD.2342 By Representatives Balser of Newton and Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2682) of Ruth B. Balser, Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to require cable television operators to provide public, educational, and governmental access channels. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2683  HD.2253 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2683) of Christine P. Barber and others relative to the payment by ratepayers for gas and electricity use of lost and unaccounted for gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2698  HD.2527 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2698) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for legislation to prohibit companies from charging ratepayers for the construction or expansion of interstate gas infrastructure. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2706  HD.2157 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2706) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to establish a Commonwealth solar program to encourage the development of solar photovoltaic technology. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2793  HD.3821 By Mr. Tucker of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2793) of Paul Tucker and Joan B. Lovely (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Salem be authorized to grant one additional license for the sale of wine and malt beverages not to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2796  HD.3564 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2796) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to providing child care assistance to homeless families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.2798  HD.3051 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2798) of John J. Lawn, Jr., and others relative to the placement of children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.2822  HD.3509 By Mr. Mahoney of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2822) of John J. Mahoney and others for legislation to further regulate alcoholic beverage suppliers sale of brand items. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.2823  HD.3525 By Mr. Mahoney of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2823) of John J. Mahoney and others relative to promoting emerging breweries. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.2826  HD.3178 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2826) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to registered interior designers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.2839  HD.3537 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2839) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to evaluate the effectiveness of English language learner programs. Education.
H.2840  HD.3300 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2840) of Nick Collins and others relative to requiring head injury athletic trainers at high schools offering interscholastic athletic activities. Education.
H.2852  HD.3702 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2852) of Sean Garballey, Denise Provost and Joan B. Lovely relative to child sexual abuse prevention education in elementary and secondary schools. Education.
H.2866  HD.3503 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2866) of James J. O'Day and others relative to development of special education services for children. Education.
H.2872  HD.3451 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2872) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for legislation to develop screening procedures for students for dyslexia and other potential indicators of neurological learning disabilities. Education.
H.2892  HD.3566 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2892) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Elder Affairs to develop a curriculum and training program on the prevention of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Elder Affairs.
H.2918  HD.3464 By Representatives Ferrante of Gloucester and Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2918) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others relative to penalties and enforcement of illegal hunting practices. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2926  HD.3461 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2926) of Mary S. Keefe and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of opportunities for improving pollinator health. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2947  HD.3106 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2947) of Christine P. Barber and others relative to information on insurance provider networks. Financial Services.
H.2960  HD.3059 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2960) of Kate Hogan and others relative to common summary of payments forms for health care services. Financial Services.
H.2975  HD.3339 By Mr. Ryan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2975) of Daniel J. Ryan and others for legislation to require insurance companies to reimburse licensed athletic trainers for certain services. Financial Services.
H.3001  HD.3432 By Mr. Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3001) of Russell E. Holmes and others for legislation to establish a board of directors at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center . Higher Education.
H.3021  HD.3466 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3021) of Cory Atkins and others relative to the enforcement of illegal hunting practices. The Judiciary.
H.3027  HD.3071 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3027) of Paul Brodeur and others for legislation to establish the office of adult guardianship and decisional support services. The Judiciary.
H.3042  HD.3093 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3042) of Nick Collins and others relative to online mandated child abuse reporter training. The Judiciary.
H.3060  HD.3441 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3060) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to civil rights actions of persons under the age of eighteen when the offense was committed. The Judiciary.
H.3062  HD.3479 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3062) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to the age of consent in certain criminal prosecutions and civil actions for sexual assault and rape of a child. The Judiciary.
H.3153  HD.3483 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3153) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to further regulate the use of credit reports by employers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.3224  HD.3109 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3224) of Christine P. Barber and others for legislation to establish a children's vision screening registry. Public Health.
H.3236  HD.3457 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3236) of Sean Garballey and others relative to autism training for medical specialists. Public Health.
H.3249  HD.3362 By Mr. Lewis of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3249) of Jack Lewis and others relative to HIV screening. Public Health.
H.3252  HD.3015 By Representative Smizik of Brookline and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3252) of Frank I. Smizik, Michael J. Barrett and others relative to prohibiting the dispensing of food in disposable food service containers made from polystyrene or from expanded polystyrene. Public Health.
H.3362  HD.3098 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3362) of Nick Collins and others that ten percent of individuals hired within a state contract be individuals with disabilities. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3400  HD.3204 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3400) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the authority and responsibilities of the Department of Public Utilities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3498  HD.2079 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3498) of Randy Hunt and others relative to the mental health examination process of inmates at places of detention. The Judiciary.
H.3499  HD.1255 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3499) of Kay Khan and others relative to decriminalizing prostitution. The Judiciary.
H.3503  HD.3002 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3503) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to require gas stations to provide air compressors for free public use and establishing a hotline at the Department of Labor and Workforce Development for consumers to report non-compliance. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.3528  HD.3278 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3528) of Randy Hunt and others for legislation to further define miniature beverage containers under the "bottle bill", so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3549  HD.1488 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3549) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to healthy eating in school cafeterias. Education.
H.3614  HD.1158 By Representatives Gentile of Sudbury and Higgins of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3614) of Carmine L. Gentile, Natalie Higgins and others relative to the tracking and testing of sexual assault kits. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3903  HD.4224 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Chris Walsh and others relative to motor vehicle liability policies or bonds. Financial Services.
H.3928  HD.3898 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bradford R. Hill and Joan B. Lovely relative to court ordered payment of expenses to temporary guardians. The Judiciary.
H.3941  HD.4248 By Mr. Tucker of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3941) of Paul Tucker and Joan B. Lovely (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Salem be authorized to grant an additional license for the sale of wine and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4168  HD.4482 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to establish a center for workforce development programs for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities within the Department of Career Services. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.4380  HD.4620 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James J. O'Day and others relative to the treatment of substance use disorders. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.4899  HD.5081 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to 3D printed weapons and ghost guns, so-called. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2676  HD.2994 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly (by request), a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2676) of Murray Forbes and others relative to the commemoration of Governor James and General John Sullivan. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. This bill is by request. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.