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The 193rd 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

State House

24 Beacon St.
Room 413-D
Boston, MA, 02133
Phone:
(617) 722-1410
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617-722-1347
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  SD.2429 Senate, February 2, 2023 -- Order (Senator Lovely) relative to procedures to be followed when considering the Senate Report relative to Rules of the Senate for 2023-2024 (Senate, No. 17).
  SD.2430 Senate, February 2, 2023 -- Order (Senator Lovely) relative to procedures to be followed when considering the Senate Report relative to proposed Joint Rules of the Senate and House of Representatives for 2023-2024 (Senate, No. 18).
  SD.2727 Senate, August 17, 2023 -- (Filed by Ms. Lovely) Order relative to co-sponsorship of legislation filed by former Senator Anne M. Gobi
  SD.2877 Senate, November 30 -- Order (Senator Lovely) relative to appointing a special committee of the Senate for the purpose of canvassing the votes for Senator in the Worcester and Hampshire District
  SD.3318 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation to protect minors from the creation of computer-generated child sexual abuse visual materials. The Judiciary.
S.21  Senate, February 9, 2023 -- Text of the Senate amendment (Senator Lovely) to the proposed House Order for the adoption of permanent Joint Rules for the 193rd General Court governing the 2023-2024 legislative session (House, No. 2025).
S.103  SD.153 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 103) of Joan B. Lovely, Sal N. DiDomenico, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to persons with developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.104  SD.239 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 104) of Joan B. Lovely, Mark C. Montigny, Vanna Howard and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to establish a diaper benefits pilot program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.105  SD.240 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 105) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to supporting families dealing with sudden unexplained death in pediatrics. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.106  SD.241 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 106) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to preventing sexual abuse of children and youth by adults in positions of authority or trust. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.107  SD.283 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 107) of Joan B. Lovely, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael D. Brady, Susannah M. Whipps and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to cueing and supervision in the personal care attendant program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.108  SD.698 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 108) of Joan B. Lovely and Vanna Howard for legislation to establish guardians as providers of medical care to support the rights of incapacitated persons. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.109  SD.1172 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 109) of Joan B. Lovely, Sean Garballey, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to supported decision-making agreements for certain adults with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.110  SD.1989 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 110) of Joan B. Lovely that provisions be made for an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to tthe treatment of intellectually and developmentally disabled offenders in the criminal justice system. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.111  SD.1990 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 111) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation to establish a commission on the status of children and youth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.135  SD.1175 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 135) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation to encourage the growth of small businesses. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.185  SD.242 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 185) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to advancing the profession of interior design. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.186  SD.693 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 186) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation to establish senior psychologist licensure. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.187  SD.787 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 187) of Joan B. Lovely and Jack Patrick Lewis for legislation relative to the occupational therapist interstate licensure compact. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.313  SD.243 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 313) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to supporting survivors of child sexual abuse. Education.
S.314  SD.244 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 314) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation to stop harm inflicted by the exploitation of life and development. Education.
S.315  SD.290 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 315) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to recovery high schools. Education.
S.385  SD.245 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 385) of Joan B. Lovely, Joanne M. Comerford, John C. Velis, Mathew J. Muratore and others for legislation relative to expanding the availability of personal care homes for older adults. Elder Affairs.
S.386  SD.294 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 386) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to disclosing continuing care retirement community entrance fees. Elder Affairs.
S.526  SD.696 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 526) of Joan B. Lovely, Patrick M. O'Connor, Anne M. Gobi, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure safe drinking water in schools. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.527  SD.1983 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 527) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to concurrent jurisdiction on National Park Service properties. Environment and Natural Resources.
H.609  HD.1284 By Representative Walsh of Peabody and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 609) of Thomas P. Walsh, Joan B. Lovely and James K. Hawkins relative to virtual school eligibility for school choice students. Education.
S.668  SD.246 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 668) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation to ensure dependent health coverage for adults with disabilities. Financial Services.
S.669  SD.247 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 669) of Joan B. Lovely and Michael J. Barrett for legislation to require mental health parity for disability policies. Financial Services.
S.670  SD.285 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 670) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to medication synchronization. Financial Services.
S.671  SD.681 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 671) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation to increase health insurer reporting transparency. Financial Services.
S.672  SD.1160 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 672) of Joan B. Lovely, Marc R. Pacheco, Patrick M. O'Connor, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase access to maternal postpartum home visiting services. Financial Services.
S.673  SD.1177 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 673) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation to ensure support groups are part of the pathway of care following the annual mental health wellness exam. Financial Services.
S.674  SD.2009 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 674) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to insurance coverage for mammograms and breast cancer screening. Financial Services.
S.773  SD.248 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 773) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to premium impact statements. Health Care Financing.
S.774  SD.249 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 774) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to the continuous skilled nursing program. Health Care Financing.
S.775  SD.1170 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 775) of Joan B. Lovely, Robyn K. Kennedy, Mathew J. Muratore, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to family members serving as caregivers. Health Care Financing.
S.835  SD.691 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 835) of Joan B. Lovely, Michael O. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico, Robyn K. Kennedy and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Massachusetts Hunger-Free Campus Initiative. Higher Education.
S.886  SD.250 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 886) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation to create the Home Works Program. Housing.
S.887  SD.251 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 887) of Joan B. Lovely and Lydia Edwards for legislation to prevent and respond to bullying of elderly and disabled residents. Housing.
S.888  SD.682 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 888) of Joan B. Lovely, John C. Velis, Michael O. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Massachusetts rental voucher program. Housing.
S.1035  SD.252 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1035) of Joan B. Lovely and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to protect unpaid interns, volunteers, and independent contractors from sexual harassment and other forms of discrimination. The Judiciary.
S.1036  SD.253 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1036) of Joan B. Lovely and Vanna Howard for legislation relative to sexual assaults by adults in positions of authority or trust. The Judiciary.
S.1037  SD.679 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1037) of Joan B. Lovely, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael O. Moore, Jack Patrick Lewis 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.1038  SD.1173 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1038) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation to eliminate the statute of limitation in civil child sexual abuse cases. The Judiciary.
S.1039  SD.1176 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1039) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation to amend the statute of limitations regarding criminal prosecutions for the crimes of sexual assault and rape of a child. The Judiciary.
S.1040  SD.1655 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1040) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation to enhance hiring practices at schools to prevent sexual abuse. The Judiciary.
S.1041  SD.1661 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1041) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to minimizing suffering during the commitment process. The Judiciary.
S.1201  SD.688 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1201) of Joan B. Lovely, Paul R. Feeney, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation relative to paid pregnancy loss leave. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1202  SD.2042 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1202) of Joan B. Lovely and Sally P. Kerans for legislation relative to workers’ compensation funeral benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1306  SD.254 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1306) of Joan B. Lovely, Mathew J. Muratore, Joan Meschino and Jason M. Lewis for legislation relative to PEG access and cable related funds. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1403  SD.255 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1403) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation to governing not for profit hospital system or service operating an ambulance service. Public Health.
S.1404  SD.292 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1404) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to acute hospital governance. Public Health.
S.1405  SD.1958 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1405) of Joan B. Lovely and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation relative to newborn screenings for congenital cytomegalovirus. Public Health.
S.1539  SD.580 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1539) of Joan B. Lovely, Paul R. Feeney, Robyn K. Kennedy, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to require health care employers to develop and implement programs to prevent workplace violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1698  SD.256 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1698) of Joan B. Lovely and Deborah B. Goldberg, Treasurer and Receiver General for legislation relative to the SMART plan. Public Service.
S.1872  SD.257 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1872) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to the taxation of cider. Revenue.
H.1910  HD.3404 By Representative Kerans of Danvers and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1910) of Sally P. Kerans and Joan B. Lovely relative to workers’ compensation funeral benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2008  HD.1555 By Representative Pignatelli of Lenox and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2008) of Smitty Pignatelli, Joan B. Lovely and others relative to the requirements and procedures necessary for first responders to provide urgent help to persons at risk of serious and deadly harm from opioids and opioid overdose. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.2025  SD.258 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2025) of Joan B. Lovely and Deborah B. Goldberg, Treasurer and Receiver General for legislation relative to the 401(k) CORE plan. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2026  SD.286 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2026) of Joan B. Lovely, Adam Scanlon, Michael D. Brady, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote American manufacturing. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2146  SD.1671 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2146) of Joan B. Lovely and Sally P. Kerans for legislation to reform the Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company board of directors. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2191  SD.577 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2191) of Joan B. Lovely, Mathew J. Muratore, Paul W. Mark, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to regional tourism councils. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.2260  SD.683 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2260) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to motorcycle parking. Transportation.
S.2261  SD.1159 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2261) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to online driver education. Transportation.
S.2262  SD.1161 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2262) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to pedestrian safety. Transportation.
S.2263  SD.1985 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2263) of Joan B. Lovely and Jerald A. Parisella for legislation relative to the Hall-Whitaker Bridge. Transportation.
S.2335  SD.1976 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2335) of Joan B. Lovely, John C. Velis and Steven S. Howitt for legislation to establish the Massachusetts National Guard Museum in Salem. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2398  SD.2597 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2398) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to the well-being of new mothers and infants. The Judiciary.
H.2416  HD.1184 By Representative Walsh of Peabody and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2416) of Thomas P. Walsh, Joan B. Lovely and others relative to requiring human trafficking recognition training for certain hospitality workers. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2507  SD.2842 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2507) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to commuter rail pedestrian safety. Transportation.
S.2880  Senate, July 17, 2024 -- Text of amendment (163) (offered by Senator Lovely) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 2871) to the Senate Bill relative to health care market review.
H.3358  HD.179 By Representative Kerans of Danvers and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3358) of Sally P. Kerans, Joan B. Lovely and Jerald A. Parisella relative to airplane noise data collection. Transportation.
H.3472  HD.1298 By Representative Walsh of Peabody and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3472) of Thomas P. Walsh, Joan B. Lovely and Sally P. Kerans relative to loading and alighting vehicles from car carriers on public ways. Transportation.
H.3747  HD.4230 By Representative Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3747) of Jerald A. Parisella (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to the home rule charter of the city of Beverly. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3800  HD.2881 By Representative Kerans of Danvers and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3800) of Sally P. Kerans and Joan B. Lovely relative to notice to abutter communities of applications to the Department of Public Utilities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3806  HD.3410 By Representative Kerans of Danvers and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 9) of Sally P. Kerans, Joan B. Lovely and Jennifer Balinsky Armini for legislation to further regulate the Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company board of directors. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3868  HD.2877 By Representative Kerans of Danvers and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3868) of Sally P. Kerans, Joan B. Lovely and others relative to establishing the office of the tenant advocate in the Office of the Attorney General. The Judiciary.
H.4287  HD.4600 By Representative Cruz of Salem and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Manny Cruz and Joan B. Lovely (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Salem be authorized to employ automated enforcement of speed limit violations in designated school zones within said city. Transportation. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4307  HD.4702 By Representative Cahill of Lynn and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Daniel Cahill and Joan B. Lovely for legislation to further regulate insurance claims. Financial Services.
H.4398  HD.4852 By Representative Cruz of Salem and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4398) of Manny Cruz and Joan B. Lovely (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to include the city of Salem designated port area as part of the Salem Harbor Port Area. Transportation. [Local Approval Received.]
S.112  SD.2037 By Ms. Lovely (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 112) of Catherine Fritz for legislation to increase accessibility in restaurants for physically handicapped persons. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities. This bill is by request. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.