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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator John C. Velis Democrat - Second Hampden and Hampshire

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  SD.2559 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John C. Velis for legislation to establish an elementary and secondary school robotics grant program. Education.
  SD.2632 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John C. Velis for legislation relative to honoring the founding of the United States Army, the United States Air Force, and the National Guard. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
  SD.2648 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John C. Velis for legislation to authorize municipalities to use funds for flood control infrastructure and floodplain preservation. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.245  SD.983 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 245) of John C. Velis for legislation relative to vehicle recalls. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.246  SD.1436 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 246) of John C. Velis (with approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation relative to liquor licenses in the city of Westfield. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local approval received]
S.247  SD.1653 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 247) of John C. Velis, Brian W. Murray and Anne M. Gobi for legislation to promote economic recovery for restaurants and bars. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.248  SD.1762 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 248) of John C. Velis for legislation relative to identification for the sale of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.395  SD.1743 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 395) of John C. Velis and Patricia A. Duffy for legislation relative to school districts in receivership and the Massachusetts School Building Authority. Education.
S.623  SD.1029 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 623) of John C. Velis, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit the sale of fur products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.624  SD.1354 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 624) of John C. Velis, Jessica Ann Giannino, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Tram T. Nguyen and others for legislation to study the effect of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in commercial products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.625  SD.2094 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 625) of John C. Velis and Kelly W. Pease for legislation relative to the use of shotgun ammunition for hunting. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.733  SD.1516 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 733) of John C. Velis for legislation relative to unilateral contract changes. Financial Services.
S.734  SD.1805 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 734) of John C. Velis for legislation relative to continuing insurance education. Financial Services.
S.735  SD.2153 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 735) of John C. Velis for legislation to strengthen the state credit union charter. Financial Services.
H.744  HD.1206 By Representative Kane of Shrewsbury and Senator Velis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 744) of Hannah Kane, John C. Velis and others for legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study the financial abuse of elders. Elder Affairs.
S.818  SD.618 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 818) of John C. Velis and Kelly W. Pease for legislation relative to personal care attendant services. Health Care Financing.
S.819  SD.1520 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 819) of John C. Velis for legislation to address the financial sustainability of the Health Safety Net. Health Care Financing.
S.820  SD.2243 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 820) of John C. Velis for legislation relative to reimbursement rates for mental health beds. Health Care Financing.
S.1150  SD.1442 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1150) of John C. Velis and Timothy R. Whelan for legislation to enhance driver impairment prevention. The Judiciary.
S.1151  SD.1450 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1151) of John C. Velis, Steven G. Xiarhos and Michael O. Moore for legislation to establish the Massachusetts Judicial Security Act. The Judiciary.
S.1152  SD.1566 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1152) of John C. Velis, Thomas M. Stanley, Timothy R. Whelan and Jessica Ann Giannino for legislation to establish penalties for the filing of false reports against police officers. The Judiciary.
S.1153  SD.2375 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1153) of John C. Velis for legislation to safely reduce the use of cash bail. The Judiciary.
S.1256  SD.1110 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1256) of John C. Velis for legislation relative to employee leave of absence to comply with a family court order. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1316  SD.1446 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1316) of John C. Velis, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Michael O. Moore, Susan L. Moran and other members of the General Court for legislation establishing a commission to study the availability of a continuum of care for persons with substance use disorder. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1317  SD.2244 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1317) of John C. Velis for legislation relative to Narcan availability in schools. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1318  SD.2388 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1318) of John C. Velis, Michael O. Moore and Elizabeth A. Malia for legislation relative to the mental health of children in schools. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1367  SD.1348 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1367) of John C. Velis (by vote of the town) for legislation to further provide for the leadership and governance of the town of Agawam. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local approval received]
S.1368  SD.1451 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1368) of John C. Velis and Timothy R. Whelan for legislation relative to accidental disability retirement for police officers and firefighters. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1369  SD.1570 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1369) of John C. Velis (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to special police officers in the town of Agawam. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local approval received]
S.1536  SD.1233 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1536) of John C. Velis and Angelo L. D'Emilia for legislation relative to sudden cardiac arrest awareness in student athletes. Public Health.
S.1652  SD.1105 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1652) of John C. Velis, Timothy R. Whelan, Steven G. Xiarhos, Michael O. Moore and others for legislation relative to paper warrants and persons on probation. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1653  SD.1377 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1653) of John C. Velis and Timothy R. Whelan for legislation relative to the health of correctional employees. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1654  SD.2434 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1654) of John C. Velis for legislation related to public safety and police evidence review. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1790  SD.982 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1790) of John C. Velis and Patricia A. Duffy for legislation to regulate education administrator retirement. 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.1792  SD.1342 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1792) of John C. Velis and Timothy R. Whelan for legislation to correct inequities regarding the retirement of state-employed and special authority-employed police officers. Public Service.
S.1793  SD.1513 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1793) of John C. Velis, James J. O'Day and Hannah Kane for legislation to protect veterans’ preference in hiring practices. Public Service.
S.1794  SD.1522 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1794) of John C. Velis and Timothy R. Whelan for legislation relative to the veteran allowance for public retirees. Public Service.
S.1795  SD.1824 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1795) of John C. Velis and Timothy R. Whelan for legislation relative to the definition of Veteran for public retirees. Public Service.
S.2005  SD.1562 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2005) of John C. Velis for legislation to establish a vendors’ collection allowance. Revenue.
S.2006  SD.1876 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2006) of John C. Velis for legislation relative to the fuel tax revenue distribution. Revenue.
S.2007  SD.2403 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2007) of John C. Velis for legislation to prohibit the assessment of fees for sales tax owed by small businesses during the COVID-19 state disaster emergency. Revenue.
S.2238  SD.2077 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2238) of John C. Velis for legislation relative to the maximum storage charges on motor vehicles involuntarily towed. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2388  SD.1232 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2388) of John C. Velis and Timothy R. Whelan for legislation relative to Purple Heart registration plates. Transportation.
S.2389  SD.1786 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2389) of John C. Velis for legislation relative to Chapter 90B vehicle registration. Transportation.
S.2431  SD.606 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2431) of John C. Velis, Linda Dean Campbell, Steven G. Xiarhos, Kelly W. Pease and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2432  SD.987 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2432) of John C. Velis and Hannah Kane for legislation relative to recognition of the "Honor and Remember" flag in the Commonwealth. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2433  SD.1372 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2433) of John C. Velis, Thomas M. Stanley, David F. DeCoste, Steven G. Xiarhos and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to military spouse-licensure portability, education and enrollment of dependents. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2434  SD.1437 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2434) of John C. Velis, Daniel J. Hunt, Richard M. Haggerty, Timothy R. Whelan and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase annuity for disabled Veterans and Gold Star families. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2435  SD.2245 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2435) of John C. Velis for legislation relative to property tax rate exemptions for disabled veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2523  Senate, September 2, 2021 -- Substituted by amendment by the Senate (Senator Velis) as a new draft for Senate, No. 1367.
H.2808  HD.1794 By Representative Zlotnik of Gardner and Senator Velis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2808) of Jonathan D. Zlotnik, John C. Velis and others relative to providing a COVID-19 retirement credit to essential public-sector workers. Public Service.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.