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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Joan B. Lovely Democrat - Second Essex

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Assistant Majority Leader
  Joan.Lovely@masenate.gov

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Boston, MA, 02133
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  SD.3301 By Mr. Collins, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Nick Collins, Joan B. Lovely, Paul J. Donato and Timothy R. Whelan for legislation relative to the statute of limitations in rape, assault and human trafficking crimes. The Judiciary.
S.64  SD.1299 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 64) of Julian Cyr, Jason M. Lewis and Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to vertical integration for medical marijuana businesses. Cannabis Policy.
S.89  SD.1040 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 89) of Joanne M. Comerford, Mindy Domb, Mike Connolly and Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to spouses as caregivers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.91  HD.3316 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, House, No. 91) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to agricultural and horticultural lands. Revenue.
S.96  SD.430 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 96) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jack Patrick Lewis, Thomas M. Stanley, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to lift kids out of deep poverty. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.105  SD.588 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 105) of Cindy F. Friedman, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joan B. Lovely, Michael J. Soter and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to fair pay for comparable work. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.106  SD.2018 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 106) of Cindy F. Friedman, Joanne M. Comerford, Susannah M. Whipps and Michael P. Kushmerek for legislation to resolve barriers to timely access to behavioral health care for children with complex needs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.107  SD.2041 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 107) of Cindy F. Friedman, Joanne M. Comerford, Susannah M. Whipps and Michael P. Kushmerek for legislation relative to child ED boarding. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.108  SD.1179 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 108) of Anne M. Gobi, Hannah Kane, Joanne M. Comerford, Diana DiZoglio and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to an agricultural healthy incentives program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.114  SD.2466 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 114) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Kay Khan, Susan L. Moran, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.117  SD.1107 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 117) of John F. Keenan, Michael O. Moore, Susannah M. Whipps, John Barrett, III 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.120  SD.1630 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 120) of Eric P. Lesser, Joan B. Lovely, Michael J. Barrett, Susannah M. Whipps 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.
H.130  HD.1440 By Representatives Meschino of Hull and Tucker of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 130) of Joan Meschino, Paul F. Tucker and others for legislation to establish a comprehensive statewide policy concerning streaming entertainment services and the recovery of municipal costs for the management and maintenance of digital infrastructure. Advanced Information Technology, the Internet and Cybersecurity.
S.148  SD.160 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 148) of James B. Eldridge, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize municipalities to expend certain funds for the acquisition of land to be used for rail trails. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.166  SD.199 By Mr. Brady, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 166) of Michael D. Brady, Paul R. Feeney, Joanne M. Comerford, Steven Ultrino and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to digital right to repair. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.218  HD.1801 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 218) of Sean Garballey and others relative to updating terminology and investigative practices related to the protection of persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.225  HD.1488 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 225) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others for legislation to prohibit the use of procedures which cause physical pain or deny a reasonable humane existence to persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.239  HD.3129 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 239) of Kay Khan and others relative to reports required to be filed by the Department of Children and Families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.240  HD.4022 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Domb of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 240) of Kay Khan, Mindy Domb and others relative to individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.257  SD.177 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 257) of Brendan P. Crighton, Paul R. Feeney, Adam J. Scanlon, William J. Driscoll, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate sports wagering. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.282  SD.2396 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 282) of Michael J. Barrett, Jack Patrick Lewis, Thomas M. Stanley, Paul F. Tucker and other members of the General Court for legislation to address the needs of students with disabilities turning 22 during the COVID-19 emergency. Education.
S.297  SD.1855 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 297) of Joanne M. Comerford, Mindy Domb, Maria Duaime Robinson, Christina A. Minicucci and other members of the General Court for legislation to respond to the COVID-19 emergency by instituting a moratorium of the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System. Education.
S.314  SD.519 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 314) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Mathew J. Muratore, Steven Ultrino, Mike Connolly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to universal school meals. Education.
S.318  SD.2178 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 318) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Christina A. Minicucci, Vanna Howard, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student sex education. Education.
S.336  SD.984 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 336) of Barry R. Finegold, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael F. Rush, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to safety and violence education for students (the SAVE Students Act). Education.
S.348  SD.1303 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 348) of Eric P. Lesser, Anne M. Gobi, Jack Patrick Lewis, John Cronin and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand the capacity of career technical schools. Education.
S.349  SD.1604 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 349) of Eric P. Lesser, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Adam J. Scanlon, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish farm to school grants to promote healthy eating and strengthen the agricultural economy. Education.
H.351  HD.3934 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 351) of Linda Dean Campbell relative to licensing of mental health counselors. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.355  SD.449 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 355) of Jason M. Lewis and Joan B. Lovely for legislation to increase the Commonwealth's share of the education foundation budget. Education.
S.357  SD.470 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 357) of Jason M. Lewis, Kate Lipper-Garabedian, Jack Patrick Lewis, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation relative increase student access to career technical education schools and programs which are aligned with regional labor market needs. Education.
S.362  SD.1307 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 362) of Jason M. Lewis, Susan L. Moran, Rebecca L. Rausch, Eric P. Lesser and other members of the Senate for legislation to provide affordable and accessible high quality early education and care to promote child development and well-being and support the economy in the Commonwealth. Education.
S.377  SD.860 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 377) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Jack Patrick Lewis, Bruce E. Tarr, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve augmentative and alternative communication opportunities for children with disabilities. Education.
S.398  SD.1480 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 398) of Harriette L. Chandler, Elizabeth A. Malia, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Hannah Kane and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to intensive case management for clinically complex older adults. Elder Affairs.
S.411  SD.758 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 411) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Joanne M. Comerford, Joan B. Lovely and Thomas M. Stanley for legislation to provide emergency aid to certain elderly and disabled residents. Elder Affairs.
H.439  HD.2843 By Mr. Mirra of Georgetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 439) of Lenny Mirra and others that the Division of Professional Licensure be directed to amend the Uniform State Plumbing Code and associated regulations to include a category of agricultural buildings and operations. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.459  SD.1002 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 459) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Eric P. Lesser, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to foster voter opportunities, trust, equity and security. Election Laws.
S.475  SD.994 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 475) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Mike Connolly, Joan Meschino, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to support working parents who choose to run for public office. Election Laws.
S.502  SD.1036 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 502) of Joanne M. Comerford, Hannah Kane, Brendan P. Crighton, Brian W. Murray and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote agriculture. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.511  SD.1381 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 511) of Julian Cyr and Dylan A. Fernandes for legislation relative to recreation on private tidelands. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.515  SD.2084 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 515) of Julian Cyr, Mathew J. Muratore, Joan B. Lovely, Susan L. Moran and other members of the General Court for legislation to build resilience to acidification of our coastal waters. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.574  SD.455 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 574) of Jason M. Lewis, Tami L. Gouveia, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Lindsay N. Sabadosa and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the use of glyphosate on public lands. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.575  SD.471 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 575) of Jason M. Lewis, Joan B. Lovely and Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation to govern the use of pesticides containing the herbicide substance glyphosate in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.586  SD.329 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 586) of Michael O. Moore, Hannah Kane, Michael D. Brady, Joan B. Lovely and others for legislation relative to the costs imposed upon the municipal and district ratepayers due to public drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems capital upgrades. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.613  SD.2 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 613) of Bruce E. Tarr, Tommy Vitolo, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Steven G. Xiarhos and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect research animals. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.643  SD.1364 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 643) of Brendan P. Crighton, Diana DiZoglio, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to health insurance coverage by athletic trainers. Financial Services.
S.663  SD.297 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 663) of James B. Eldridge, Harriette L. Chandler, Elizabeth A. Malia, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to fairness in debt collection. Financial Services.
S.673  SD.605 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 673) of Cindy F. Friedman, Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis, Christina A. Minicucci and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure access to full spectrum pregnancy care.. Financial Services.
S.740  SD.701 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 740) of Harriette L. Chandler, James B. Eldridge, Patrick M. O'Connor, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation to remove barriers to care for physician assistants. Health Care Financing.
H.745  HD.2462 By Ms. Kerans of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 745) of Sally P. Kerans and others relative to expanding the availability of personal care homes for older adults. Elder Affairs.
H.746  HD.2019 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 746) of Kay Khan, Joan B. Lovely and Brian W. Murray relative to contracts for continuing care retirement communities. Elder Affairs.
S.754  SD.847 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 754) of Julian Cyr, Joan B. Lovely, Diana DiZoglio, John H. Rogers and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the closing of hospital essential services. Health Care Financing.
S.756  SD.1285 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 756) of Julian Cyr, Elizabeth A. Malia, Patrick M. O'Connor, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to step therapy and patient safety. Health Care Financing.
S.761  SD.1015 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 761) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Michael O. Moore, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve public health through a common application for core food, health and safety-net programs. Health Care Financing.
S.768  SD.1568 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 768) of Cindy F. Friedman, Joan B. Lovely, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect medically fragile kids. Health Care Financing.
S.774  SD.1260 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 774) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jack Patrick Lewis, Adam J. Scanlon, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify rate setting processes for home health and home care services. Health Care Financing.
S.794  SD.1196 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 794) of Jason M. Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico, Joanne M. Comerford, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility. Health Care Financing.
S.824  SD.410 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 824) of Joanne M. Comerford, James M. Murphy, Adam J. Scanlon, Patricia A. Duffy and other members of the General Court for legislation to commit to higher education the resources to insure a strong and healthy public higher education system. Higher Education.
H.859  HD.453 By Ms. Blais of Sunderland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 859) of Natalie M. Blais and others relative to certain provisions of the agricultural preservation restriction program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.868  SD.565 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 868) of Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to empower cities and towns to impose a fee on certain real estate transactions to support affordable housing. Housing.
S.874  SD.1906 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 874) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, Carlos González and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote housing stability and homelessness prevention through a right to counsel pilot program in Massachusetts in response to the COVID-emergency. Housing.
S.878  SD.29 By Ms. DiZoglio, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 878) of Diana DiZoglio and Joan B. Lovely for legislation to establish a task force on the safety and welfare of elderly and disabled persons residing in public housing. Housing.
S.885  SD.1248 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 885) of Anne M. Gobi, Steven G. Xiarhos, Jack Patrick Lewis, Adam J. Scanlon and other members of the General Court for legislation to maintain stable housing for families with pets in an economic crisis and beyond. Housing.
H.900  HD.1680 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 900) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the establishment of a water infrastructure improvement fund to provide assistance to cities and towns for clean water and economic development. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.928  HD.474 By Mr. Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 928) of Carmine Lawrence Gentile and others relative to authorizing mushroom picking for personal use on certain state park lands. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.929  HD.478 By Mr. Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 929) of Carmine Lawrence Gentile and others relative to governing the use of pesticides containing the herbicide substance Glyphosate in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.934  HD.2537 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 934) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., and others relative to emerging contaminants on public water systems. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.937  SD.292 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 937) of Harriette L. Chandler, Kay Khan, Jack Patrick Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to end child marriage in Massachusetts. The Judiciary.
S.940  SD.2115 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 940) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jack Patrick Lewis, Mary S. Keefe, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen justice and support for sex trade survivors. The Judiciary.
S.954  SD.385 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 954) of Joanne M. Comerford, Susannah M. Whipps, Jack Patrick Lewis, Hannah Kane and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to donations of food to persons in need. The Judiciary.
H.986  HD.2345 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 986) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to the Massachusetts Water Management Act. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1008  HD.629 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1008) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others for legislation to establish a commission on livestock shelter requirements within the Department of Agricultural Resources to develop standards for the appropriate sheltering of livestock from weather elements. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.1022  SD.138 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1022) of James B. Eldridge, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Brendan P. Crighton and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent the imposition of mandatory minimum sentences based on juvenile adjudications. The Judiciary.
S.1035  SD.1239 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1035) of Cindy F. Friedman, Jason M. Lewis, Christopher Hendricks, Maria Duaime Robinson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to treatment, not imprisonment. The Judiciary.
S.1060  SD.493 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1060) of John F. Keenan, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Thomas M. Stanley, Michael D. Brady 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.1112  SD.2429 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1112) of Michael O. Moore, Susan L. Moran and Carol A. Doherty for legislation to improve protections relative to domestic violence. The Judiciary.
S.1131  SD.25 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1131) of Bruce E. Tarr, James M. Kelcourse, Bradford Hill, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote pet safety aka Crawford's Law. The Judiciary.
H.1135  HD.2466 By Ms. Kerans of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1135) of Sally P. Kerans and others relative to providing health insurance coverage for scalp and facial hair prosthesis. Financial Services.
S.1157  SD.1271 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1157) of Joseph A. Boncore, Jason M. Lewis, Rebecca L. Rausch, Diana DiZoglio and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to apprenticeship programs. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1173  SD.2371 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1173) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Patricia D. Jehlen, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to employment protections for victims of abusive behavior. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1179  SD.774 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1179) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Eric P. Lesser, Jason M. Lewis, Diana DiZoglio and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent wage theft, promote employer accountability, and enhance public enforcement. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1189  SD.227 By Mr. Feeney, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1189) of Paul R. Feeney, Michael D. Brady, Adam G. Hinds, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation to include offsite fabrication work for qualified projects under the prevailing wage laws of the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1208  SD.414 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1208) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Kay Khan, James B. Eldridge, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to wage transparency. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1222  SD.386 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1222) of Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Adam G. Hinds and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to emergency paid sick time. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1262  SD.996 By Mr. Collins, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1262) of Nick Collins, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Joan B. Lovely and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to mental health providers. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1284  HD.1988 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1284) of Kay Khan, Colleen M. Garry and Joseph D. McKenna relative to participation in the national nurse licensure compact agreement. Health Care Financing.
S.1285  SD.1055 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1285) of Cindy F. Friedman, Michael J. Barrett, Harriette L. Chandler, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the Senate for legislation to ensure access to addiction services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1292  SD.702 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1292) of John F. Keenan, Michael J. Barrett, Elizabeth A. Malia, John C. Velis and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide access to full spectrum addiction treatment services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1306  SD.1772 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1306) of Michael O. Moore, Patrick M. O'Connor, Joan B. Lovely and Anne M. Gobi for legislation to enable physician assistants to authorize psychiatric holds. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1372  SD.1595 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1372) of Joseph A. Boncore, Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis, Christina A. Minicucci and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve access to emergency contraception. Public Health.
S.1384  SD.801 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1384) of Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Susan L. Moran, John Barrett, III and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to end of life options. Public Health.
S.1385  SD.1045 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1385) of Joanne M. Comerford, William N. Brownsberger, James B. Eldridge, Brian M. Ashe and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce incidence and death from pancreatic cancer. Public Health.
S.1389  SD.252 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1389) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Edward F. Coppinger, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve food allergy awareness. Public Health.
S.1401  SD.1278 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1401) of Julian Cyr, Kay Khan and Hannah Kane for legislation to update postural screenings in schools. Public Health.
H.1437  HD.2778 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1437) of David M. Rogers and others relative to housing and insurance coverage for certain pet owners. Housing.
S.1438  SD.1951 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1438) of Barry R. Finegold, Michael F. Rush, Diana DiZoglio, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to athletic training. Public Health.
S.1441  SD.1705 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1441) of Anne M. Gobi, Bruce E. Tarr, Hannah Kane, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to in-state meat inspection programs. Public Health.
S.1445  SD.748 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1445) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Michael J. Barrett, Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase access to disposable menstrual products in prisons, homeless shelters, and public schools. Public Health.
S.1452  SD.689 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1452) of John F. Keenan, Steven G. Xiarhos, Joan B. Lovely, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation relative to recovery coach licensure. Public Health.
S.1454  SD.300 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1454) of Eric P. Lesser, Anne M. Gobi, Cindy F. Friedman, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation to streamline COVID-19 vaccination sign-up in Massachusetts. Public Health.
S.1463  SD.464 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1463) of Jason M. Lewis, Michael D. Brady, Joan B. Lovely, John C. Velis and other members of the General Court for legislation to require the disclosure of lead in water pipes to prospective purchasers of premises. Public Health.
S.1469  SD.1306 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1469) of Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore, Anne M. Gobi, David F. DeCoste 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.1477  SD.1360 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1477) of Mark C. Montigny, Adam J. Scanlon, Michael O. Moore, Carole A. Fiola and other members of the General Court for legislation to create designated stroke centers. Public Health.
S.1489  SD.343 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1489) of Michael O. Moore, Jack Patrick Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve outcomes for sudden cardiac arrest. Public Health.
S.1515  SD.699 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1515) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Liz Miranda, Mindy Domb and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equity in COVID-19 vaccination. Public Health.
S.1519  SD.2266 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1519) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Kay Khan, Jason M. Lewis, Hannah Kane and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to out-of-hospital birth access and safety. Public Health.
S.1526  SD.2475 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1526) of Michael F. Rush, John H. Rogers, Diana DiZoglio, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others for legislation relative to student safety in interscholastic athletic activities. Public Health.
S.1532  SD.2473 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1532) of Bruce E. Tarr, Steven S. Howitt, David F. DeCoste, Susan Williams Gifford and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote domestic meat and poultry production. Public Health.
S.1559  SD.800 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1559) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Joanne M. Comerford, Thomas M. Stanley, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to inmate telephone calls. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1576  SD.1258 By Ms. DiZoglio, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1576) of Diana DiZoglio, Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts, Clean Water Action, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce certain toxic chemicals in firefighter personal protective equipment. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1579  SD.532 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1579) of James B. Eldridge, Ruth B. Balser, Liz Miranda, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the civil rights and safety of all Massachusetts residents. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1591  SD.237 By Mr. Feeney, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1591) of Paul R. Feeney, Harriette L. Chandler, Patrick M. O'Connor, Joan B. Lovely and others for legislation to establish a primary seat belt law. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1595  SD.1685 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1595) of Anne M. Gobi, Todd M. Smola, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to permit familial searching and partial DNA matches in investigating certain unsolved crimes. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1613  SD.326 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1613) of Michael O. Moore, Paul R. Feeney, Diana DiZoglio, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the Senate for legislation to establish a board of hoisting machinery regulations. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1669  SD.1686 By Mr. Collins, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1669) of Nick Collins, Brendan P. Crighton, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to providing a COVID-19 retirement credit to essential public-sector workers. Public Service.
S.1687  SD.1591 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1687) of Julian Cyr, Timothy R. Whelan, Sarah K. Peake, Steven G. Xiarhos and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to harbormasters. Public Service.
H.1707  HD.2460 By Ms. Kerans of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1707) of Sally P. Kerans relative to activating health care proxies. The Judiciary.
H.1708  HD.2461 By Ms. Kerans of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1708) of Sally P. Kerans relative to health care proxy notification. The Judiciary.
H.1711  HD.843 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1711) of Kay Khan and others relative to adults with disabilities in family and juvenile court proceedings. The Judiciary.
H.1713  HD.1744 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1713) of Kay Khan, Dylan A. Fernandes and Joan B. Lovely relative to sexual exploitation prevention and victim assistance. The Judiciary.
S.1721  SD.1125 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1721) of Cindy F. Friedman, Adam J. Scanlon, Brian W. Murray, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the teachers retirement system. Public Service.
S.1728  SD.1194 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1728) of Anne M. Gobi, Joanne M. Comerford, Brian M. Ashe, Brendan P. Crighton and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to retirement classification of licensed drinking water operators. Public Service.
S.1791  SD.1111 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1791) of John C. Velis, Joanne M. Comerford, Susannah M. Whipps, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide a retirement enhancement opportunity for certain members of the Massachusetts Teachers Retirement System. Public Service.
S.1809  SD.1007 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1809) of Harriette L. Chandler, John Barrett, III, Jack Patrick Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect youth from nicotine addiction. Revenue.
S.1812  SD.173 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1812) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jack Patrick Lewis, Mike Connolly, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to close corporate tax loopholes and create progressive revenue. Revenue.
S.1815  SD.1438 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1815) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to reinvest justice and opportunity in communities affected by incarceration. Revenue.
S.1833  SD.1843 By Mr. Cronin, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1833) of John Cronin, David F. DeCoste, Susan Williams Gifford, Mathew J. Muratore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to exemptions from taxation of structures and buildings essential to the operation of agricultural and horticultural lands. Revenue.
S.1847  SD.1460 By Ms. DiZoglio, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1847) of Diana DiZoglio, Paul F. Tucker, Joan B. Lovely and Tackey Chan for legislation relative to Massachusetts estate tax exemption parity. Revenue.
S.1852  SD.140 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1852) of James B. Eldridge, Erika Uyterhoeven, Jason M. Lewis, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the earned income credit for healthier families. Revenue.
S.1890  SD.1340 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1890) of John F. Keenan, Thomas M. Stanley, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to commuter transit benefits. Revenue.
S.1897  SD.172 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1897) of Eric P. Lesser, Patrick M. O'Connor, Jason M. Lewis, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide financial relief to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Revenue.
S.1914  SD.479 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1914) of Jason M. Lewis, Kay Khan, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote healthy alternatives to sugary drinks. Revenue.
S.1930  SD.344 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1930) of Michael O. Moore, Anne M. Gobi, Diana DiZoglio, Brian M. Ashe and other members of the General Court for legislation to support job growth in the commonwealth. Revenue.
S.1973  SD.1592 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1973) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Jason M. Lewis, Joan B. Lovely, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to advance and promote genocide education. Revenue.
S.2028  SD.698 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2028) of Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Michael D. Brady, Maria Duaime Robinson and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the podokesaurus holyokensis as the official dinosaur of the commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2034  SD.1339 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2034) of Brendan P. Crighton, Marcos A. Devers, Adam J. Scanlon, Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase transparency in public construction. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2047  SD.1874 By Ms. DiZoglio, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2047) of Diana DiZoglio and Anne M. Gobi for legislation to prohibit taxpayer-funded nondisclosure agreements. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2067  HD.1419 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2067) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to persons in the custody of the correctional facilities receiving medication for opioid use disorders. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2075  HD.2014 By Mr. Cutler of Pembroke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2075) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to expanding access and safety of mental health services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.2077  SD.521 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2077) of Jason M. Lewis, Eric P. Lesser, Harriette L. Chandler, James B. Eldridge and other members of the Senate for legislation to ensure gender parity and racial and ethnic diversity on public boards and commissions. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2081  HD.2692 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2081) of Marjorie C. Decker and others for legislation to establish the behavioral health crisis and suicide prevention trust fund. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.2086  SD.278 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2086) of Michael O. Moore, Jason M. Lewis, Rebecca L. Rausch, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the Senate for legislation to define fraud in public construction bid laws. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2135  SD.1418 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2135) of Joseph A. Boncore, Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to energy facilities siting reform to address environmental justice, climate, and public health. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2138  SD.2317 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2138) of Joseph A. Boncore, Jack Patrick Lewis, Rebecca L. Rausch, Steven C. Owens and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transportation and environmental justice. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2148  SD.2340 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2148) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Lori A. Ehrlich and Jack Patrick Lewis for legislation relative to the future of heat in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2152  HD.1672 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2152) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the establishment of sustainable water resource funds. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.2173  SD.231 By Mr. Feeney, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2173) of Paul R. Feeney, Joan B. Lovely, John C. Velis, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure safety and transparency in pipeline repair. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2200  SD.834 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2200) of Jason M. Lewis, Kenneth I. Gordon, Jack Patrick Lewis, Carmine Lawrence Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a comprehensive statewide policy concerning streaming entertainment services and the recovery of municipal costs for the management and maintenance of digital infrastructure. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2242  SD.1803 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2242) of Julian Cyr and John C. Velis for legislation to recover hospitality, visitor and tourism jobs from Covid-19. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.2246  SD.2105 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2246) of Edward J. Kennedy, Colleen M. Garry, David Allen Robertson, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation to rebuild the Commonwealth’s cultural future. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.2261  SD.1557 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2261) of Joseph A. Boncore, Joan B. Lovely, David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf, Barry R. Finegold and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish free access to ride to elections in Massachusetts (FARE). Transportation.
S.2273  SD.1613 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2273) of William N. Brownsberger, Christina A. Minicucci, Elizabeth A. Malia, Carmine Lawrence Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce traffic fatalities. Transportation.
S.2276  SD.636 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2276) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jack Patrick Lewis, Michael O. Moore, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide identification to youth and adults experiencing homelessness. Transportation.
S.2289  SD.273 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2289) of Brendan P. Crighton, Adam Gomez, Harriette L. Chandler, Adam G. Hinds and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to work and family mobility during and subsequent to the COVID-19 emergency. Transportation.
S.2309  SD.2303 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2309) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jessica Ann Giannino, Thomas M. Stanley, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to electric bicycles. Transportation.
H.2338  HD.2583 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2338) of Kay Khan and others relative to newborn screenings for congenital cytomegalovirus. Public Health.
H.2341  HD.3684 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2341) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a board of registration in midwifery and further regulating out-of-hospital birth access and safety. Public Health.
H.2354  HD.651 By Representatives Livingstone of Boston and Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2354) of Jay D. Livingstone, Christine P. Barber and others relative to access to disposable menstrual products in prisons, homeless shelters, and public schools. Public Health.
S.2402  SD.167 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by resolutions, Senate, No. 2402) of James B. Eldridge, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Adam J. Scanlon, Walter F. Timilty and other members of the General Court for the adoption of Resolutions for a United States Constitutional Amendment and a limited amendment proposing convention. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2495  Senate, July 19, 2021 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 318) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Christina A. Minicucci, Vanna Howard, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student sex education; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 615) of Natalie M. Higgins, Jack Patrick Lewis and others for legislation to authorize a consent program to prevent and reduce the incidence of sexual assault; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 673) of James J. O'Day, Vanna Howard and others relative to public schools choosing to teach human sexual education or human sexuality issues, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2495).
S.2496  Senate, July 19, 2021 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 377) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Jack Patrick Lewis, Bruce E. Tarr, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve augmentative and alternative communication opportunities for children with disabilities, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2496).
S.2519  Senate, September 2, 2021 -- The committee on Transportation, to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2261) of Joseph A. Boncore, Joan B. Lovely, David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf, Barry R. Finegold and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish free access to ride to elections in Massachusetts (FARE), reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2519).
S.2525  Senate, September 13, 2021 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 370) of Michael O. Moore, John C. Velis and Eric P. Lesser for legislation to establish a hate crimes grant program; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1973) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Jason M. Lewis, Joan B. Lovely, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to advance and promote genocide education; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 563) of Michael S. Day and others relative to the establishment of a grant program for the education and prevention of hate crimes and incidences of bias in public schools; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 692) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others relative to requiring instruction on the Holocaust and genocide in public schools, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2525) (Representative Pease of Westfield dissenting).
S.2534  An Act relative to healthy youth
S.2541  Senate, September 23, 2021 -- Text of the Senate Bill relative to healthy youth (being the text of Senate, No. 2534, printed as amended)
S.2545  SENATE, Thursday, September 30, 2021 - The committee on Ways and Means to whom was referred the Senate Bill fostering voter opportunities, trust, equity and security (Senate, No. 459),-- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2545).
S.2554  Senate, October 6, 2021 -- Text of the Senate Bill fostering voter opportunities, trust, equity and security (being the text of Senate, No. 2545, printed as amended)
S.2557  Senate, October 14, 2021 -- The committee on Senate Ways and Means, to whom was referred the Senate Bill concerning genocide education (Senate, No. 2525),- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2557).
S.2570  Senate, November 8, 2021 -- The committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 218) of Joan B. Lovely and Hannah Kane for legislation relative to advancing the profession of interior design; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 381) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to registered interior designers, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2570).
S.2571  Senate, November 8, 2021 -- The committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 219) of Joan B. Lovely and Adam J. Scanlon for legislation to regulate the practice and licensure of veterinary technicians; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 406) of Daniel J. Hunt and others relative to regulating the practice and licensure of veterinary technicians, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2571).
S.2582  SD.2765 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2582) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael F. Rush, Anne M. Gobi, Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr., Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the governance, structure and care of veterans at the Commonwealth’s veterans’ homes. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2583  Senate, November 17, 2021 -- The committee on Health Care Financing, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 738) of Joseph A. Boncore for legislation to protect pregnant and postpartum patients; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 799) of Joan B. Lovely, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., James J. O'Day, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand equitable access to maternal postpartum care; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1297) of Liz Miranda and others for legislation to extend MassHealth standard coverage to pregnant and postpartum residents of the Commonwealth, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2583).
S.2612  An Act to provide identification to youth and adults experiencing homelessness
S.2614  Senate, January 10, 2022 -- The committee on Public Health, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1389) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Edward F. Coppinger, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve food allergy awareness; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4214) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Carmine Lawrence Gentile relative to food allergy awareness, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2614).
S.2616  Senate, January 10, 2022 -- The committee on Rules to whom was referred the Senate Bill relative to expanding access to adoption (Senate, No. 123) that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 13, 2022, with an amendment substituting a new draft entitled “An Act expanding access to adoption” (Senate, No. 2616)
S.2636  Senate, February 3, 2022 -- The committee on Transportation, to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2273) of William N. Brownsberger, Christina A. Minicucci, Elizabeth A. Malia, Carmine Lawrence Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce traffic fatalities; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2335) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to promote bicycle safety, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2636).
S.2663  Senate, February 7, 2022 -- The committee on Cannabis Policy, to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 64) of Julian Cyr, Jason M. Lewis and Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to vertical integration for medical marijuana businesses, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 64).
S.2670  Senate, February 10, 2022 -- The committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 948) of Sonia Chang-Diaz for legislation relative to juvenile adjudications; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1022) of James B. Eldridge, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Brendan P. Crighton and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent the imposition of mandatory minimum sentences based on juvenile adjudications; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1794) of Liz Miranda and others for legislation to prevent the imposition of mandatory minimum sentences based on juvenile adjudication, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2670).
S.2703  Senate, February 17, 2022 -- The committee on Rules, to whom was referred the Senate Bill to establish the third Saturday in July as Negro Election Day (Senate, No. 2083),-- reports, that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session with an amendment substituting a new draft entitled “An Act establishing the third Saturday in July as Negro Election Day" (Senate, No. 2703).
S.2721  Senate, March 3, 2022 -- The committee on Labor and Workforce Development, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1196) of Paul R. Feeney, James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to transparency in the workplace; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1208) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Kay Khan, James B. Eldridge, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to wage transparency; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1950) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to wage transparency; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2020) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Liz Miranda and others relative to wage transparency in the workplace, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2721).
S.2724  Senate, March 3, 2022 -- The committee on Labor and Workforce Development, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1227) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation to create a special legislative commission to study barriers to job retention for low-income workers; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2012) of David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and Michelle L. Ciccolo for legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) to conduct a study and make recommendations on the barriers faced by low-income workers to finding and maintaining jobs in the Commonwealth, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2724).
S.2730  Senate, February 28, 2022 -- The committee on Senate Ways and Means, to whom was referred the Senate Bill to increase access to disposable menstrual products in prisons, homeless shelters, and public schools (Senate, No. 1445) (also based on Senate, No. 2016),- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft entitled "An Act to increase access to disposable menstrual products" (Senate, No. 2730).
S.2731  Senate, February 28, 2022 -- The committee on Senate Ways and Means, to whom was referred the Senate Bill relative to expanding equitable access to maternal postpartum care (Senate, No. 2583),- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2731).
S.2745  Senate, March 10, 2022 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 367) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to recovery high schools, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2745).
S.2747  Senate, March 10, 2022 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 336) of Barry R. Finegold, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael F. Rush, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to safety and violence education for students (the SAVE Students Act); (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 389) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to school safety issues; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 392) of Walter F. Timilty for legislation relative to school safety and security, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2747).
S.2749  Senate, March 10, 2022 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 308) of John Cronin for legislation for  equitable workforce development; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 348) of Eric P. Lesser, Anne M. Gobi, Jack Patrick Lewis, John Cronin and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand the capacity of career technical schools; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 350) of Eric P. Lesser, Rebecca L. Rausch and Carol A. Doherty for legislation to expand dual enrollment for high school students in Gateway Cities; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 351) of Eric P. Lesser, Hannah Kane, Bruce E. Tarr, Brendan P. Crighton and others for legislation to expand high school student access to earn industry recognized credentials; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 357) of Jason M. Lewis, Kate Lipper-Garabedian, Jack Patrick Lewis, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation relative increase student access to career technical education schools and programs which are aligned with regional labor market needs, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2749).
S.2751  Senate, March 10, 2022 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 282) of Michael J. Barrett, Jack Patrick Lewis, Thomas M. Stanley, Paul F. Tucker and other members of the General Court for legislation to address the needs of students with disabilities turning 22 during the COVID-19 emergency; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 321) of Diana DiZoglio, Kimberly N. Ferguson, Hannah Kane and Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to school services for certain 22 year-old students, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2751).
S.2783  Senate, March 24, 2022 -- The committee on Public Service, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1791) of John C. Velis, Joanne M. Comerford, Susannah M. Whipps, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide a retirement enhancement opportunity for certain members of the Massachusetts Teachers Retirement System; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2620) of Carol A. Doherty and others for legislation to establish a retirement enhancement opportunity for certain members of the Massachusetts Teachers Retirement System, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2783).
H.2786  HD.395 By Mr. Tucker of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2786) of Paul F. Tucker and others relative to Group 4 retirement benefits for police officers working on Massachusetts public higher education campuses. Public Service.
S.2809  Senate, April 4, 2022 -- The committee on Transportation, to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2309) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jessica Ann Giannino, Thomas M. Stanley, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to electric bicycles, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2809).
S.2811  Senate, April 7, 2022 -- The committee on Higher Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 822) of Harriette L. Chandler, Kay Khan, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Bradford Hill and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Massachusetts Hunger-Free Campus Initiative; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 847) of Joan B. Lovely, Kay Khan, Brian M. Ashe, Hannah Kane and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a community college campus hunger pilot program, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2811).
S.2812  Senate, April 7, 2022 -- The committee on Higher Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 824) of Joanne M. Comerford, James M. Murphy, Adam J. Scanlon, Patricia A. Duffy and other members of the General Court for legislation to commit to higher education the resources to insure a strong and healthy public higher education system; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 829) of James B. Eldridge, Natalie M. Higgins, Maria Duaime Robinson, Brian W. Murray and other members of the General Court for legislation to guarantee debt-free public higher education; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 842) of Eric P. Lesser and Diana DiZoglio for legislation relative to the endowment match program; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 848) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to establish the Bridge the Gap Scholarship to universalize access to community colleges; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 851) of Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to the Massachusetts State College Building Authority; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 852) of Michael O. Moore, Maria Duaime Robinson, Brian M. Ashe and James B. Eldridge for legislation to break generational cycles of poverty; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1220) of Eric P. Lesser, Patricia A. Duffy, Brian M. Ashe and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to community college tuition, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2812).
S.2815  Senate, April 7, 2022 -- The committee on Higher Education to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 846) of Joan B. Lovely, Michael J. Barrett, Jack Patrick Lewis, Diana DiZoglio and other members of the General Court for legislation to create higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism, and other developmental disabilities, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2815).
S.2832  Building Environmental Justice and Energy Efficiency With Jobs
S.2848  Senate, April 28, 2022 -- The committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities, to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 124) of Joan B. Lovely, Susan L. Moran, Michael O. Moore, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to supported decision-making agreements for certain adults with disabilities, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2848).
S.2858  Senate, May 2, 2022 -- The committee on Financial Services, to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 663) of James B. Eldridge, Harriette L. Chandler, Elizabeth A. Malia, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to fairness in debt collection, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2858).
S.2880  Senate, May 16, 2022 -- The committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 495) of Joseph A. Boncore, Adrian C. Madaro, James B. Eldridge, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation to crate a Garden Agriculture Program; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 502) of Joanne M. Comerford, Hannah Kane, Brendan P. Crighton, Brian W. Murray and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote agriculture; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 860) of Natalie M. Blais and others relative to racially equitable investments, policies, and practices to promote equity in agriculture; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 967) of Adrian C. Madaro and others for legislation to create local and community garden agriculture programs within the Department of Agricultural Resources; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1007) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Conservation and Recreation to establish a program to provide for the use of certain state owned land for community gardens and farmers' markets, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2880).
S.2883  Senate, May 19, 2022 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 288) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Elizabeth A. Malia, Patrick M. O'Connor and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to universal prekindergarten access; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 312) of Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to improve literacy skills; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 317) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael O. Moore, Brendan P. Crighton, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to rates of payment for early childhood education and care programs; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 319) of Sal N. DiDomenico and James B. Eldridge for legislation to ensure high quality pre-kindergarten education; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 320) of Diana DiZoglio for legislation to establish an online system to process background checks by the Department of Early Education and Care; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 339) of Adam Gomez for legislation to create a disproportionate share childcare provider fund; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 358) of Jason M. Lewis and Jack Patrick Lewis for legislation to preserve early education support for families; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 362) of Jason M. Lewis, Susan L. Moran, Rebecca L. Rausch, Eric P. Lesser and other members of the Senate for legislation to provide affordable and accessible high quality early education and care to promote child development and well-being and support the economy in the Commonwealth; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 393) of Walter F. Timilty, James M. Murphy and Hannah Kane for legislation to strengthen the background checks process, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2883).
S.2903  Provider Access
S.2924  Senate, June 9, 2022 -- Report of the committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two branches with reference to the House amendment to the Senate Bill fostering voter opportunities, trust, equity and security (Senate, No. 2554) (amended by the House by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of House document numbered 4367; and by inserting an before the enacting clause an emergency preamble),-- reports, a “Bill fostering voter opportunities, trust, equity and security" (Senate, No. 2924).
S.2953  An Act relative to accountability for vulnerable children and families
H.2972  HD.1420 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Santiago of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2972) of Kay Khan, Jon Santiago and others for legislation to impose an excise tax on distributors of certain drinks with added sugar and promoting healthy alternatives to such drinks. Revenue.
S.2973  An Act to expand access to high-quality, affordable early education and care
S.2984  Senate, June 30, 2022 -- Text of the Senate Bill relative to accountability for vulnerable children and families (being the text of Senate, No. 2953, printed as amended)
S.2997  Senate, July 7, 2022 -- Text of the Senate Bill to expand access to high-quality, affordable early education and care (being the text of Senate, No. 2979, printed as amended)
S.3047  HOMES ACT (Housing Opportunity and Mobility Eviction Sealing)
S.3059  Senate, July 26, 2022 -- The committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities, to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 114) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Kay Khan, Susan L. Moran, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 3059).
H.3060  HD.644 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3060) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others for legislation to establish a tax deduction for charitable donations of food by certain farmers. Revenue.
H.3061  HD.650 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3061) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others for legislation relative to application deadlines for agricultural, horticultural, or recreational land. Revenue.
S.3072  An Act relative to safety and violence education for students (the SAVE Students Act)
S.3082  Senate, July 29, 2022 -- Text of the Senate Bill relative to safety and violence education for students (the SAVE Students Act) (being the text of Senate, No. 3072, printed as amended).
H.3088  HD.2249 By Mr. Vitolo of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3088) of Tommy Vitolo and others relative to commuter transit tax benefits. Revenue.
S.3132  Senate, November 3, 2022 -- The committee on Senate Ways and Means, to whom was referred the Senate Bill relative to supported decision-making agreements for certain adults with disabilities (Senate, No. 2848),- reports recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 3132).
H.3262  HD.2436 By Ms. Blais of Sunderland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3262) of Natalie M. Blais and others relative to authorizing the Department of Energy Resources to provide rebates to certain consumers for the purchase of new and used electric bicycles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3298  HD.3472 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Creem, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3298) of Lori A. Ehrlich, Cynthia Stone Creem and others relative to providing the opportunity for natural gas customers to connect to non-emitting renewable thermal infrastructure and to establish a gas transition trust fund. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3375  HD.3950 By Ms. Blais of Sunderland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3375) of Natalie M. Blais and others for legislation to establish a onetime competitive grant program administered by the Office of Travel and Tourism to provide tourism and visitor marketing funds to businesses and regional tourism councils. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3409  HD.265 By Ms. Blais of Sunderland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3409) of Natalie M. Blais and others for legislation to allow farmers to operate all-terrain vehicles for short distances on public ways. Transportation.
H.3457  HD.1396 By Messrs. Fernandes of Falmouth and Owens of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3457) of Dylan A. Fernandes, Steven C. Owens and others relative to electric bicycles. Transportation.
H.3913  HD.2538 By Ms. Kerans of Danvers, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 7B) of Sally P. Kerans and Joan B. Lovely (by vote of the town) relative to the town of Danvers Electric Light Division. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3991  HD.4206 By Mr. Hawkins of Attleboro, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James K. Hawkins and others relative to pesticides. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.4149  HD.3645 By Ms. Blais of Sunderland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4149) of Natalie M. Blais and others relative to protecting survivors of domestic abuse from certain litigation. The Judiciary.
H.4195  HD.4474 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to the governance, structure and care of veterans at veterans’ homes in the Commonwealth. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.4298  An Act relative to the governance, structure and care of veterans at the Commonwealth’s veterans’ homes
H.4441  An Act relative to the governance, structure and care of veterans at the Commonwealth’s veterans’ homes
H.4471  An Act to improve Massachusetts home care
H.4596  An Act to overcome coastal and environmental acidification and nutrient pollution
H.4600  An Act relative to pesticides
H.4604  An Act relative to apprenticeship programs
H.4640  An Act relative to out-of-hospital birth access and safety
H.4665  An Act authorizing the city of Salem to grant an additional license for the sale of wine and malt beverages not to be drunk on the premises of Peter's Bella Pizza at 84 Highland Avenue
H.4676  An Act relative to electric bicycles
H.4797  An Act relative to paid pregnancy loss leave
H.4931  An Act relative to pesticides
H.5032  An Act authorizing the division of capital asset management and maintenance to convey a certain parcel of land to the town of Danvers
H.5089  An Act relative to individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities
H.5105  An Act relative to electric bicycles
H.5106  The committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two branches with reference to the Senate amendment of the House Bill relative to the governance, structure and care of veterans at the Commonwealth’s veterans’ homes (House, No. 4441, amended), reports recommending passage of the accompanying bill (House, No. 5106).
H.5162  An Act authorizing the division of capital asset management and maintenance to convey a certain parcel of land to the town of Danvers
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.