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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Jennifer E. Benson Democrat - 37th Middlesex

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  Jennifer.Benson@mahouse.gov

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Boston, MA, 02133
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S.34  SD.470 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 34) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Sal N. DiDomenico and Marjorie C. Decker for legislation relative to identity theft protections for foster children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.37  SD.604 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 37) of James B. Eldridge, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Kay Khan, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote asset development in transitional assistance programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.42  SD.686 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 42) of James T. Welch, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Colleen M. Garry, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the miracle league of Massachusetts to provide recreational resources for persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.63  HD.48 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 63) of William M. Straus and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to absentee voting by qualified voters of the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
H.93  HD.1270 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 93) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to promote asset development in transitional assistance programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.93  SD.624 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 93) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Andrews, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide municipal control of liquor licenses. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.96  SD.1100 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 96) of James B. Eldridge, Robert M. Koczera, Kay Khan, Thomas P. Conroy and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the privacy of consumer financial information. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.98  SD.224 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 98) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, William Smitty Pignatelli, Jennifer E. Benson, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to update reciprocity for licensing optometrists. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.99  SD.233 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 99) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jonathan D. Zlotnik, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to allow for additional liquor licenses in cities and towns. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.108  HD.3301 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 108) of Kate Hogan, Anne M. Gobi and Jennifer E. Benson relative to establishing minimum staffing levels for private sector human service agencies. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.113  HD.2078 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 113) of John D. Keenan and others for legislation to establish a task force on child sexual abuse prevention. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.114  HD.872 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 114) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a pilot program to provide educational and training programs to low-income families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.151  HD.1379 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 151) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to assist people with disabilities in realizing their rights and exercising their responsibilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.155  SD.665 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 155) of James E. Timilty, Attorney General Martha Coakley, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate secondary metals dealing. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.200  SD.1000 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 200) of Stephen M. Brewer, Todd M. Smola, James M. Murphy, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to geography education. Education.
S.206  SD.645 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 206) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Martha Coakley, Michael Barrett, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to bullying in schools. Education.
S.207  SD.1419 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 207) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Katherine M. Clark, Barry R. Finegold, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation to revive the Foundation Budget Review Commission. Education.
S.218  SD.184 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 218) of Cynthia S. Creem, Kay Khan, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Daniel A. Wolf and other members of the General Court for legislation to maintain short term objectives for students with disabilities. Education.
H.235  HD.2891 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 235) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to establish a process to identify toxic chemical substances used in consumer products. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.236  SD.225 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 236) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Michael R. Knapik, William Smitty Pignatelli, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure adequate nursing services at public schools. Education.
H.239  HD.1728 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 239) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to exempt certain public water system employees from sprinkler fitters examining and licensing requirments. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.289  SD.888 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 289) of Katherine M. Clark, Jason M. Lewis, Christopher G. Fallon, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to regard the SHINE health insurance counseling program. Elder Affairs.
S.320  SD.1079 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 320) of James B. Eldridge, Robert M. Koczera, Timothy R. Madden, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to accountability for corporate political spending. Election Laws.
H.321  HD.304 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Rosenberg, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 321) of Sarah K. Peake, Stanley C. Rosenberg and others relative to coordinating the availability of transit services to employees of existing and expanding businesses by the Massachusetts Office of Business Development. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.321  SD.1082 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 321) of James B. Eldridge, Cory Atkins, William N. Brownsberger, Christopher G. Fallon and other members of the General Court for legislation to disclose political spending. Election Laws.
S.327  SD.1562 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 327) of Barry R. Finegold, Sal N. DiDomenico, Frank I. Smizik, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform election laws. Election Laws.
H.354  HD.983 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 354) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to the formula for district reimbursement through the special education circuit breaker. Education.
S.357  SD.961 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 357) of James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to require producer responsibility for collection reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.358  SD.1024 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 358) of James B. Eldridge, Kay Khan, Denise Andrews, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to best management practices in water. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.359  SD.1112 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 359) of James B. Eldridge, Martha M. Walz, Thomas P. Conroy, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to plastic bag reduction. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.361  SD.1605 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 361) of James B. Eldridge, Martha M. Walz, Michael Barrett, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the natural and historic resources of the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.401  HD.277 By Representatives Gobi of Spencer and Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 401) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to the powers and duties of regional school districts. Education.
H.402  HD.785 By Representatives Gobi of Spencer and Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 402) of Anne M. Gobi, Cleon H. Turner and others relative to creating regional school district planning committees. Education.
S.441  SD.513 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 441) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson and Dennis A. Rosa for legislation to reduce the cost of health care. Financial Services.
H.450  HD.360 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 450) of James J. O'Day and others relative to age-appropriate sexual health education. Education.
H.454  HD.1882 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 454) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to bullying in schools. Education.
H.477  HD.2656 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 477) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to improve quality in early education centers and providing better access to quality early education and care. Education.
H.493  HD.1109 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 493) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to include transportation costs in the special education reimbursement program. Education.
H.515  HD.153 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 515) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to private school transportation. Education.
H.516  HD.161 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 516) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to equitable school reimbursement funds. Education.
S.518  SD.226 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 518) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Kay Khan, Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to provide access to patient protection services for all Massachusetts citizens. Health Care Financing.
H.518  HD.224 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 518) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to allow teachers currently employed and receiving compensation to serve on the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Education.
S.519  SD.515 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 519) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Kay Khan and James B. Eldridge for legislation to provide equitable access to behavorial health for MassHealth consumers. Health Care Financing.
H.522  HD.330 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 522) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to providing for an analysis of health education. Education.
H.524  HD.1032 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 524) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to raise the school dropout age. Education.
H.525  HD.1033 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 525) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to enhancing the educational opportunities for expectant and parenting students. Education.
H.528  HD.1455 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 528) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to requiring the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to review state-mandated reporting requirements for school districts . Education.
H.542  HD.319 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 542) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to the calculation of income for spouses of nursing home residents. Elder Affairs.
H.544  HD.418 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 544) of Kay Khan and others relative to personal care or managerial services contracts for families caring for elderly relatives. Elder Affairs.
H.545  HD.1602 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 545) of Kay Khan and others relative to residential habilitation services for individuals age sixty or older. Elder Affairs.
H.547  HD.1215 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 547) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the prevention and elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression within the Department of Elder Affairs. Elder Affairs.
H.555  HD.1740 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 555) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others that the Division of Medical Assistance provide coverage for residential habilitation services for individuals age sixty or older. Elder Affairs.
H.559  HD.522 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 559) of Cory Atkins and others relative to accountability for certain corporate political activities. Election Laws.
S.597  SD.234 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 597) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jonathan D. Zlotnik and Jennifer E. Benson for legislation relative to manufactured housing community owner or operator licensing fees. Housing.
S.601  SD.1541 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 601) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jason M. Lewis, Michael F. Rush, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court that provision be made for an investigation and study by a special commission relative to the need for accessible homes for the elderly, returning veterans with disabilities, and families that include persons with disabilities. Housing.
H.604  HD.1995 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 604) of Robert M. Koczera and others for legislation to provide for early voting in cities and towns. Election Laws.
H.614  HD.1017 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 614) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to authorize persons to pre-register to vote prior to their eighteenth birthday. Election Laws.
H.615  HD.1018 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 615) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to establish procedures for early voting in elections in cities and towns. Election Laws.
H.627  HD.634 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 627) of Denise Provost and others relative to initiative and referendum petitions. Election Laws.
H.651  HD.1034 By Representatives Walz of Boston and Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 651) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to further regulate the financing of political campaigns. Election Laws.
S.656  SD.1613 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 656) of Katherine M. Clark, Paul Brodeur, Donald H. Wong, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect our communities. The Judiciary.
H.712  HD.759 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 712) of Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation to enhance the management of problem wildlife. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.717  HD.791 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 717) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to the distribution of raw milk. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.726  HD.2553 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 726) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to increase the membership of the Board of Agriculture within the Department of Agricultural Resources. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.732  SD.2 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 732) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Marth Coakley, Attorney General, Richard T. Moore, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the penalties for corporate manslaughter. The Judiciary.
S.733  SD.227 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 733) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, William Smitty Pignatelli, Jennifer E. Benson, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to vehicular homicide while driving under the influence. The Judiciary.
S.734  SD.257 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 734) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Michael R. Knapik, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the criminal history systems board. The Judiciary.
S.735  SD.259 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 735) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Kimberly N. Ferguson and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to dangerousness hearings. The Judiciary.
S.736  SD.260 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 736) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Michael R. Knapik, Jennifer E. Benson, Kimberly N. Ferguson and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent intimidation in all courts of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.745  HD.1938 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 745) of Robert M. Koczera and others for legislation to reinstate the Clean Environment Fund to reduce waste and protect the environment in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.748  HD.1659 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 748) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to amend the conservation restriction and agricultural preservation statutes. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.749  HD.1669 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 749) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish old growth forest reserves in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.755  HD.1736 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 755) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to meat and poultry production, processing and inspection. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.756  HD.3259 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 756) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the Endangered Species Act. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.782  HD.385 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 782) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to exempt the personal use of milk and raw milk products by owners of cows and goats from certain laws governing the use of said products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.863  HD.122 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 863) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
S.878  SD.752 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 878) of Marc R. Pacheco, Daniel A. Wolf, Michael D. Brady, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.939  HD.1690 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 939) of Kay Khan and others relative to requiring insurance carriers to recognize nurse midwives as participating providers. Financial Services.
S.941  SD.588 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 941) of James B. Eldridge, Eileen M. Donoghue, Denise Andrews, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase recycling by landlords and tenants. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.945  SD.1027 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 945) of James B. Eldridge, Michael Barrett, Kay Khan, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to water resource impacts. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.946  SD.1099 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 946) of James B. Eldridge, Karen E. Spilka, Paul McMurtry, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.947  SD.228 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 947) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Chris Walsh, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to dispose of municipally owned vacant property. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.948  SD.262 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 948) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jonathan D. Zlotnik, Jennifer E. Benson, Kate Hogan and other members of the General Court for legislation to allow municipalities to invest in credit unions. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.979  HD.1197 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 979) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to provide health care coverage for hearing aids. Financial Services.
H.980  HD.1198 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 980) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to provide hearing aid coverage for persons with profound hearing loss. Financial Services.
S.987  SD.77 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 987) of Gale D. Candaras, Paul McMurtry, Christopher G. Fallon, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to permit spouses to to serve as paid caregivers. Public Health.
H.1008  HD.1577 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1008) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to the annual reporting of patient safety by health care providers. Health Care Financing.
S.1016  SD.230 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1016) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Kay Khan, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to environmentally preferable cleaning supplies. Public Health.
S.1017  SD.232 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1017) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Sarah K. Peake, Jennifer E. Benson, Sheila C. Harrington and other members of the General Court for legislation to close hospital essential services. Public Health.
H.1021  HD.301 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1021) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to transfers of assets by MassHealth members. Health Care Financing.
H.1025  HD.1189 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1025) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the SHINE health insurance counseling program. Health Care Financing.
H.1027  HD.2547 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1027) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to establish criteria for MassHealth hardship waivers. Health Care Financing.
H.1029  HD.3296 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1029) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the payment and preservation of beds in nursing home facilities for recipients of MassHealth benefits who are temporarily hospitalized. Health Care Financing.
H.1047  HD.1767 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1047) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to excluding certain retirement funds from countable assets of medical assistance recipients. Health Care Financing.
H.1049  HD.630 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1049) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the MassHealth Program. Health Care Financing.
H.1050  HD.2440 By Ms. Provost of Somerville and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1050) of Denise Provost and others relative to mammography services and breast cancer early detection for medical assistance recipients. Health Care Financing.
H.1064  HD.2578 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1064) of Sean Garballey and Jennifer E. Benson for legislation to eliminate monthly reporting requirements and establish annual audited financial statements for public institutions of higher education. Higher Education.
H.1067  HD.3396 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1067) of Sean Garballey and others relative to further regulating the Public Education Nominating Council and Public Higher Education. Higher Education.
S.1134  SD.1033 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1134) of James B. Eldridge, Michael Barrett, Ellen Story, Byron Rushing and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a special commission on inmate and prisoner suicides. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1137  SD.265 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1137) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Stephen L. DiNatale, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to police pursuits in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1177  HD.929 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1177) of Cory Atkins and others relative to the punishment for the crime of domestic violence. The Judiciary.
H.1281  HD.2204 By Mr. D'Emilia of Bridgewater, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1281) of Angelo L. D'Emilia and others for legislation to establish a prison mitigation fund for cities and towns hosting Department of Correction facilities. The Judiciary.
H.1319  HD.1321 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1319) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to the sentencing of certain juveniles convicted of murder. The Judiciary.
S.1342  SD.872 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1342) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Paul McMurtry, Michael O. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the property tax deferral for seniors. Revenue.
H.1361  HD.748 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1361) of Anne M. Gobi and Jennifer E. Benson for legislation to expand the chemical testing or breath or blood analysis for operators of motor vehicles involved in certain motor vehicle accidents. The Judiciary.
H.1380  HD.3057 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1380) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to health care proxies. The Judiciary.
H.1426  HD.2123 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1426) of John D. Keenan and others relative to juvenile life sentences. The Judiciary.
H.1431  HD.442 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1431) of Kay Khan and others relative to providing written health education information to incarcerated women by correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
H.1433  HD.826 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1433) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to prevent shackling and promote safe pregnancies for female inmates. The Judiciary.
S.1483  SD.1124 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1483) of James B. Eldridge, Cory Atkins, Jennifer E. Benson and Denise Provost for legislation to designate certain buildings in the town of Acton. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1486  SD.446 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1486) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Elizabeth A. Malia, Anne M. Gobi, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen impact, efficiency and accountability in the government-nonprofit partnership. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1548  HD.1377 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1548) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to living wills. The Judiciary.
S.1584  SD.651 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1584) of James B. Eldridge, Thomas M. McGee, Paul Brodeur, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a grant program for municipal energy efficiency officers. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1585  SD.840 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1585) of James B. Eldridge and Jennifer E. Benson for legislation relative to energy efficiency funds generated by municipal lighting plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1586  SD.850 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1586) of James B. Eldridge, David M. Rogers, Denise Andrews, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to further promote energy efficiency and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1630  HD.125 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1630) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further regulate the performance of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health. The Judiciary.
S.1678  SD.359 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1678) of Thomas M. McGee, Lori A. Ehrlich, Sal N. DiDomenico, Robert F. Fennell and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Gold Star Family vanity registration plates. Transportation.
H.1684  HD.1014 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1684) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to further define privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
H.1715  HD.2221 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Brownsberger, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1715) of Lori A. Ehrlich, William Brownsberger and others for legislation to limit the time that former employees must wait before being employed by a competitor. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1739  HD.504 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1739) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish earned paid sick time for certain employees rendering personal care. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1787  HD.1339 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1787) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to increase access to mental health facilities for women in the Commonwealth. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1839  HD.786 By Representatives Gobi of Spencer and Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1839) of Anne M. Gobi, Cleon H. Turner and others relative to regional stabilization funds. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1859  HD.3216 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Wolf, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1859) of Stephen Kulik, Daniel A. Wolf and others relative to municipal zoning, subdivision control and master planning. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1862  HD.680 By Messrs. Lewis of Winchester and Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1862) of Jason M. Lewis, Cleon H. Turner and others for legislation to enhance municipal fiscal stability through a special education stabilization fund. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1871  HD.1361 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1871) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to the appointment of alternate members on local historical commissions. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1981  HD.39 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1981) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to the modernization of optometric patient care. Public Health.
H.1985  HD.2539 By Ms. Hogan of Stow and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1985) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the release of a body by the medical examiner to a person charged with an offense which resulted in the death of the deceased. Public Health.
H.1995  HD.266 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1995) of Louis L. Kafka and others that the Commissioner of Public Health be directed to establish regulations for the return to pharmacies of certain unused medication by health care facilities. Public Health.
H.2005  HD.428 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2005) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a nursing advisory board within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Public Health.
H.2006  HD.429 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2006) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to provide for the rapid deployment of qualified nurses. Public Health.
H.2008  HD.446 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2008) of Kay Khan and others relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
H.2029  HD.1307 By Ms. Malia of Boston and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2029) of Elizabeth A. Malia, John F. Keenan and others relative to the certification of alcohol-free and drug-free housing by the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.2079  HD.414 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2079) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the management of early childhood oral health caries. Public Health.
H.2083  HD.2606 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2083) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to providing a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants. Public Health.
H.2086  HD.284 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2086) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products. Public Health.
H.2088  HD.1156 By Messrs. Smizik of Brookline and Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2088) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to requiring health care coverage for the medically necessary treatment of disease, illness, injury or bodily dysfunction required by a student's individual educational program. Public Health.
S.2137  SD.2070 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2137) of James B. Eldridge and Jennifer E. Benson (by vote of the town) for legislation to manage the other post-employment benefits liability of the town of Harvard. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2138  SD.2071 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2138) of James B. Eldridge and Jennifer E. Benson (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to community shared solar energy systems in the town of Harvard. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2281  SD.2106 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senatre, No. 2281) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jay Livingstone, Frank I. Smizik, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote public safety and to protect access to reproductive health care facilities. The Judiciary.
H.2298  HD.1008 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2298) of Peter J. Durant and others relative to the state employees' sick leave bank. Public Service.
H.2593  HD.2701 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2593) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to increase the tobacco excise tax, supplement the Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund and reduce youth tobacco consumption. Revenue.
H.2601  HD.2554 By Representative Hogan of Stow and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2601) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to increase the property tax deferral for certain persons sixty-five years of age or older. Revenue.
H.2629  HD.686 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2629) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote sales tax fairness for small businesses. Revenue.
H.2630  HD.695 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2630) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to further defining "tax expenditures" and providing for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to said tax expenditures. Revenue.
H.2644  HD.1734 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2644) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to provide volunteer fire fighters with a local option real estate tax exemption. Revenue.
H.2736  HD.64 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2736) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to provide an income tax credit for certain hearing aid expenditures. Revenue.
H.2741  HD.529 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2741) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to establish an oil heat energy efficiency fund from an additional assessment on home heating oil. Revenue.
H.2834  HD.3034 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2834) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to grant the State Auditor access to certain confidential tax information for use in auditing tax expenditures. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2927  HD.643 By Messrs. DiNatale of Fitchburg and Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2927) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to regulate the establishment of municipal lighting plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2928  HD.811 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2928) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to authorize the North Central Chamber of Commerce to establish a pilot program for net metering of electricity for manufacturers. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2929  HD.877 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2929) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to promote storm resistant utility infrastructure upgrades. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2933  HD.1941 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2933) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to natural gas pipeline safety. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2943  HD.1105 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2943) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to include noncarbonated non-alcoholic beverages in the bottle law, so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2945  HD.1886 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2945) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Telecommunications and Cable and the Department of Public Utilities to regulate the use of double utility poles . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2950  HD.2165 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2950) of John D. Keenan and others for legislation to establish a uniform natural gas leak classification standard and an aging gas infrastructure replacement program in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2953  HD.1721 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2953) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to restrict callers from using certain automatic dialing devices for sending information to subscribers of telephone services. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2993  HD.2598 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2993) of Sean Garballey and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to school library services in the Commonwealth. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3002  HD.1504 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3002) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to the State House Art Commission and creating the position of State House architect. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3063  HD.742 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3063) of Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation to require drivers employed by companies transporting students to submit to alcohol and drug testing. Transportation.
H.3119  HD.296 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Rosenberg, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3119) of Sarah K. Peake, Stanley Rosenberg and others for legislation to authorize regional transit authorities to establish enterprise funds. Transportation.
H.3277  HD.1332 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere and Senator Timilty, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3277) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others that the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security in cooperation with the Criminal History Systems Board establish a secondary metals registry and relative to further regulating the licensing of secondary metals dealers. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3291  HD.2846 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3291) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the safety of school children. Education.
H.3292  HD.3307 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3292) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to establish a public/private partnership with the Library of Congress to enhance libraries in the Commonwealth and promote reading. Education.
H.3294  HD.2902 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3294) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the transfer of ownership of foals under 5 months old by shelters . The Judiciary.
H.3295  HD.3290 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3295) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the abduction of children. The Judiciary.
H.3296  HD.3319 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3296) of Kate Hogan and others relative to adjusting unemployment insurance for agricultural workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.3503  HD.3612 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others relative to the issuance of "Boston Strong" motor vehicle registration plates. Transportation.
H.3667  HD.3790 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Mark J. Cusack, Steven M. Walsh and Jennifer E. Benson relative to the substitution of interchangeable biosimilars. Health Care Financing.
H.3692  HD.3883 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to animal cruelty. The Judiciary.
H.3773  HD.3930 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Stephen Kulik, Karen E. Spilka and others relative to borrowing by municipalities. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.3943  HD.3807 By Representatives Turner of Dennis and Hogan of Stow, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Cleon H. Turner, Kate Hogan and others relative to a sales tax exemption for the sale of used books and other items sold by libraries for fundraising purposes. Revenue.
H.4058  HD.4159 By Ms. Harrington of Groton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Sheila C. Harrington and others relative to the care and protection of children. The Judiciary.
H.4121  HD.4253 By Mr. DeLeo of Winthrop, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Robert A. DeLeo and others relative to the reduction of gun violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.4559  HD.4539 By Representative Moran of Boston and Senator Petruccelli, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael J. Moran, Anthony W. Petruccelli and others for legislation to designate June sixteenth as domestic workers’ rights day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.4560  HD.4564 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James J. O'Day, Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to the disclosure of home addresses and telephone numbers of certain employees of the Department of Children and Families. The Judiciary.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.