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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative John D. Keenan Served 2005 - 2014 Democrat - 7th Essex

Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
H.52  HD.964 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 52) of Sean Garballey and others providing access to hearing aids for children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.55  SD.1658 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 55) of Thomas M. McGee, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sal N. DiDomenico, John D. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Safe Harbor for Exploited Children Act. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.87  HD.140 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 87) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to regulate the record-keeping procedures of scrap metal dealers. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.122  HD.400 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 122) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others relative to increasing the experience and background necessary to operate low pressure processed steam boilers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.145  SD.590 By Mr. Timilty, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 145) of Reinstein, Provost, Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate secondary metals dealing [Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure].
H.151  HD.557 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 151) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to provide for reimbursement to cities and towns for extraordinary special education costs. Education.
H.179  HD.999 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 179) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the teaching of health education in schools. Education.
S.188  SD.1399 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 188) of Katherine M. Clark, Geraldo Alicea, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Paul Brodeur and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to third grade reading proficiency. Education.
H.269  HD.501 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 269) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to exempting cities and towns from fees from the Massachusetts Oil and Hazardous Material Release Prevention and Response Act. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.381  HD.271 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 381) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing. Housing.
H.386  HD.921 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Creem, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 386) of Ellen Story, Cynthia Creem and others relative to housing rights for victims of domestic violence. Housing.
H.389  HD.317 By Mr. Alicea of Charlton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 389) of Geraldo Alicea and others for legislation to increase the penalties imposed for rape of mentally retarded persons. The Judiciary.
H.390  HD.319 By Mr. Alicea of Charlton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 390) of Geraldo Alicea and others for legislation to protect certain students and clients of public or private institutions from inappropriate sexual contact by employees. The Judiciary.
H.434  HD.311 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 434) of Bradford Hill and others relative to the punishment of habitual offenders convicted in the courts of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.458  HD.83 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 458) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to impose a penalty for the confinement of farm animals in a manner that does not allow them to turn around freely, lie down, stand up, and fully extend their limbs. The Judiciary.
H.469  HD.689 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 469) of Ronald Mariano and others for legislation to provide for comprehensive protection from childhood sexual abuse. The Judiciary.
H.502  HD.658 By Messrs. Sciortino of Medford and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 502) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to gender based discrimination and hate crimes. The Judiciary.
H.515  HD.894 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 515) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further regulate the performance of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health. The Judiciary.
H.523  HD.880 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 523) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to national criminal offender record information checks for persons working with individuals served by the Department of Mental Retardation. The Judiciary.
H.529  HD.267 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, petition (accompanied by Proposal for Constitutional Amendment, House, No. 529) of Tom Sannicandro and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the subject matter of initiative petitions . Joint Committee on the Judiciary.
H.541  HD.467 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 541) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to include family child care providers under certain collective bargaining laws governing public employees. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.581  SD.1523 By Mr. Berry, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 581) of Spiliotis, Story, Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing [Joint Committee on Housing].
H.594  HD.524 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 594) of Jay R. Kaufman and others that the Department of Public Health be directed to promulgate regulations governing the administration of medication to children in schools. Public Health.
H.625  HD.371 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 625) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to regulate the medical use of marijuana by patients approved by physicians and certified by the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
S.629  SD.36 By Mr. Baddour, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 629) of Steven A. Baddour, Stephen M. Brewer, Benjamin B. Downing, James E. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to combat economic crimes. The Judiciary.
S.640  SD.1106 By Mr. Berry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 640) of Frederick E. Berry, Steven A. Tolman, Stephen M. Brewer, Steven A. Baddour and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect and enhance the rights of child and adult victims and witnesses of crime. The Judiciary.
S.665  SD.107 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 665) of Gale D. Candaras, Steven M. Walsh, John V. Fernandes, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform and improve alimony [Joint Committee on the Judiciary].
H.765  HD.474 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 765) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to sustain community preservation. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.766  HD.519 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 766) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to provide for an income tax credit for the rehabilitation of residential historic properties. Revenue.
S.820  SD.31 By Mr. Montigny, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 820) of Mark C. Montigny, Louis L. Kafka, Antonio F. D. Cabral and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to anti-human trafficking and protection [Joint Committee on the Judiciary].
H.891  HD.951 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 891) of Sarah K. Peake, Anne M. Gobi and others providing for the appointment of a poet laureate of the Commonwealth. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.891  SD.1845 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 891) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard T. Moore, Michael R. Knapik, James E. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform the parole system and protect public safety. The Judiciary.
S.892  SD.1846 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 892) of Bruce E. Tarr, James E. Timilty, Katherine M. Clark, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for a special commission to study the feasibility and cost of adopting the federal parole guidelines. The Judiciary.
H.988  HD.1891 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator DiDomenico, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 988) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to improve economic opportunities for low and moderate income households and other residents. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.1042  SD.983 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1042) of Clark, Mark, Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation to allow for the decriminalization of minor offenses [Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government].
H.1179  HD.1523 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1179) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance reimbursements for emergency ambulance service. Financial Services.
H.1180  HD.1536 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1180) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance reimbursements for emergency ambulance service. Financial Services.
H.1293  HD.1629 By Mr. Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1293) of Paul J. Donato and others for legislation to authorize cities and towns to install video monitoring systems to detect certain motor vehicle violations. The Judiciary.
H.1370  HD.1228 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1370) of Thomas M. Stanley and others for legislation to establish a pilot program to discourage drinking by individuals under the legal drinking age and to provide a non-criminal disposition process for first offenders, including alcohol education. The Judiciary.
H.1379  HD.1292 By Mr. Vallee of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1379) of James E. Vallee and others relative to economic crimes involving monetary instruments or other property known to be derived from criminal activity . The Judiciary.
S.1390  SD.183 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1390) of James E. Timilty, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining. Public Service.
H.1393  HD.1899 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1393) of Linda Dorcena Forry, John A. Hart and others for legislation to establish a "right to know" policy for certain temporary employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1411  HD.1125 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1411) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to provide treble damages to employees for employer violations of certain labor laws. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1504  HD.1640 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1504) of Aaron Michlewitz and others relative to the provision or payment of meals consumed by certain health care practitioners in restaurants. Public Health.
H.1571  HD.1713 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1571) of Theodore C. Speliotis and John D. Keenan relative to the use of police details instead of private flaggers under certain circumstances. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1654  HD.1037 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1654) of Martin J. Walsh and others for legislation to clarify the terms of certain public employee collective bargaining agreements. Public Service.
H.1695  HD.1085 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1695) of Jay R. Kaufman, Richard T. Moore and others for legislation to promote sales tax fairness for small businesses. Revenue.
H.1698  HD.1045 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1698) of Robert M. Koczera and others for legislation to establish a historical rehabilitation tax credit. Revenue.
H.1712  HD.1007 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1712) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to room rental rates under the room occupancy excise tax law. Revenue.
S.1798  SD.835 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1798) of Bruce E. Tarr, John D. Keenan and Anne M. Gobi for legislation to enhance the license plate system of the Commonwealth. Transportation.
H.1818  HD.1127 By Ms. Marty Walz of Boston, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 01818) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to transportation services to historic areas. Joint Committee on Transportation.
S.1874  SD.1895 By Mr. Berry, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1874) of Frederick E. Berry and John D. Keenan (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to authorize the city of Salem to issue licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received]
S.1875  SD.1894 By Mr. Berry, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1875) of Frederick E. Berry and John D. Keenan (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to designate a certain road in the city of Salem as the Sgt. James Ayube Memorial Drive Transportation. [Local Approval Received]
H.1901  HD.2760 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1901) of Linda Dean Campbell and others for legislation to establish a board of registration of behavior analysts within the Division of Professional Licensure. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.1902  HD.2633 By Ms. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1902) of Patricia A. Haddad and others for legislation to establish the Massachusetts opportunity rebuilding and expansion infrastructure program. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.1980  HD.2006 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1980) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to authorize local boards of registrars to perform random audits of election results in precincts. Election Laws.
S.2012  SD.2074 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) of Bruce E. Tarr, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Robert L. Hedlund, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote motor vehicle safety. The Judiciary.
H.2153  HD.2951 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2153) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to providing further protection from photographing, videotaping or electronically surveilling a partially nude or nude child. The Judiciary.
H.2154  HD.2955 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2154) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to providing protection from child enticement. The Judiciary.
H.2253  HD.2772 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2253) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the apprehension of drunk drivers and other law violators. The Judiciary.
H.2348  HD.2636 By Ms. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2348) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to optometric patient care. Public Health.
H.2357  HD.2293 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2357) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the use of epinephrine, adrenaline or other agents by optometrists in the treatment of anaphylaxis. Public Health.
H.2367  HD.2761 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2367) of Jay Kaufman and others relative to establishing a board of registration in naturopathy and further regulating naturopathic health care. Public Health.
H.2399  HD.2538 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2399) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to hunting on Sundays. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2401  HD.2627 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2401) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to establishing a primary motor vehicle seatbelt violation for operators or passengers not wearing a safety belts. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2474  HD.2823 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2474) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to public employee retiree health benefits. Public Service.
H.2704  HD.3243 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2704) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others relative to the solicitation of charitable donations for profit. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.2712  HD.3154 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2712) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others for the establishment of a youth solutions commission (inclucing members of the General Court) to review youth employment, education pathways and efforts to reduce violence and dropout rates in an integrated, coordinated and cost-effective manner. Education.
H.2713  HD.3180 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2713) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to establishing a middle-skills council and the creation of regional skills academies in the Commonwealth. Education.
H.2962  HD.3284 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2962) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to pension reform. Public Service.
H.3047  HD.3137 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3047) of James M. Cantwell and John D. Keenan for legislation to require that utility service call centers be located within the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3301  HD.3123 By Mr. Pedone of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3301) of Vincent A. Pedone and others relative to tax credits for the design and development of video game and interactive digital media products. Revenue.
H.3323  HD.2419 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 9) of Garrett J. Bradley and others for legislation to allow the non-profit corporation Home of the Brave, Inc., to construct and operate public homes for veterans. Housing.
H.3355  HD.2815 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3355) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to establish a higher education matching grants program. Education.
H.3425  HD.1924 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3425) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., and others relative to the Massachusetts Military Family Relief Fund. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3516  HD.3687 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Marty Walz and others for legislation to regulate the compensation payable to board members of public charities. The Judiciary.
H.3519  HD.1593 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3519) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to insurance coverage for acupuncture. Financial Services.
H.3554  HD.2321 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3554) of Bruce Tarr and others relative to the taxation of persons primarily engaged in agriculture, farming or commercial fishing. Revenue.
H.3605  HD.1422 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3605) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to certain corporation filing fees for parent teacher organizations. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3636  HD.3888 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to establish a penalty for parents, legal guardians or caretakers failing to report the death of a minor child. The Judiciary.
H.3692  HD.3956 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Martha M. Walz and others establishing a State House arts commission to maintain custody and care of all works of art and historical artifacts at the State House. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3709  HD.3983 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3709) of Robert M. Koczera and others relative to the designation of veterans status on licenses and identification cards issued by the Registry of Motor Vehicles . Transportation.
H.3921  HD.4126 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ronald Mariano and others relative to the classification of risk for volunteer drivers for non-profit organizations providing transportation options for senior citizens . Financial Services.
H.3922  HD.4127 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ronald Mariano and others relative to the acquisition and use of motor vehicles by charitable organizations for the purpose of transporting senior and disabled citizens. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.4007  HD.4293 By Messrs. Brodeur of Melrose and Parisella, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, House, No. [BILL NUMBER]) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to employment for members of the armed forces returning from active duty. House Rules.
H.816  HD.259 By Mr. Turner of Dennis (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 816) of Cleon H. Turner and John D. Keenan that cities and towns be authorized to expend certain funds collected from the community preservation tax. Revenue. This bill is by request. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.