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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Jennifer E. Benson Served 2009 - 2020 Democrat - 37th Middlesex

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  Jennifer.Benson@mahouse.gov

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Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
  HD.3769 By Representatives Garry of Dracut and Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Colleen M. Garry, Keiko M. Orrall and others relative to windshield wiper and headlight use. Transportation.
S.70  SD.989 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 70) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Jennifer E. Benson, Sean Garballey and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote asset development in transitional assistance programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.71  SD.1001 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 71) of James B. Eldridge, Jay R. Kaufman, Aaron Vega, Peter V. Kocot and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote restorative justice practices. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.75  SD.542 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 75) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Marjorie C. Decker, Steven S. Howitt and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the re-homing of children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.76  HD.2867 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 76) of Nick Collins and others for legislation to enhance opportunities for children in the custody of the Commonwealth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.89  SD.551 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 89) of Joan B. Lovely, Dennis A. Rosa, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court relative to cueing and supervision in the personal care attendant program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.90  SD.289 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 90) of Thomas M. McGee, Paul J. Donato, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, RoseLee Vincent and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to foster care children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.91  HD.2468 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 91) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others for the establishment of an access to healthcare task force (including members of the General Court) for former foster youth to review the barriers of access to healthcare for youth who are aging out or have aged out of the care of the Department of Children and Families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.101  HD.855 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 101) of John J. Lawn, Jr., and others relative to the placement of children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.102  SD.924 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 102) of Karen E. Spilka, Marjorie C. Decker, Michael J. Barrett, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure healthcare coverage for youth who have aged-out of the department of children and families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.103  SD.984 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 103) of Karen E. Spilka, David M. Nangle, Michelle M. DuBois, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the office of the child advocate. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.106  SD.817 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 106) of James T. Welch, Jennifer E. Benson, James B. Eldridge, Brian M. Ashe and others for legislation to establish the miracle league of Massachusetts to provide recreational resources for persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.113  HD.2818 By Mr. O’Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 113) of James J. O’Day and others relative to administering the medical assistance programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.143  SD.1053 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 143) of James B. Eldridge, Jennifer E. Benson, Carolyn C. Dykema, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the privacy of consumer financial information. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.144  SD.1071 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 144) of James B. Eldridge, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael O. Moore, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide municipal control of liquor licenses. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.146  SD.1769 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 146) of James B. Eldridge, Chris Walsh, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to family financial protection. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.149  SD.742 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 149) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Kimberly N. Ferguson and Brian M. Ashe for legislation to update reciprocity for licensing optometrists. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.160  HD.1593 By Ms. Cariddi of North Adams, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 160) of Gailanne M. Cariddi and others for legislation to require transparency in solicitations via telephone and similar devices. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.202  HD.521 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 202) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to exempt home appliance service and repair technicians from certain provisions of the Uniform State Plumbing Code. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.213  SD.1404 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 213) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Peter V. Kocot, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to corporations, shareholders, and political expenditures. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.218  HD.1443 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 218) of Stephen Kulik and Jennifer E. Benson for legislation to exempt certain persons experienced in performing sprinkler fitting from sprinkler fitters’ examining and licensing requirements. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.221  SD.533 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 221) of Joan B. Lovely, Theodore C. Speliotis, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Louis L. Kafka and other members of the General Court for legislation to create the Home Works Program. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.236  HD.2907 By Mr. Mirra of West Newbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 236) of Leonard Mirra and others that the Division of Professional Licensure be directed to amend the Uniform State Plumbing Code and associated regulations to include a category of agricultural buildings and operations. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.245  HD.1785 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 245) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.260  SD.574 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 260) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Benjamin Swan, Linda Dorcena Forry, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the educational outcomes of expectant and parenting students. Education.
H.262  HD.310 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 262) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the accessibility of hearing aids. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.267  HD.1829 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 267) of John W. Scibak and others relative to access to telemedicine services by allowing certain clinicians to be credentialed and allowing for coverage of such services by all payers and the Medicaid program. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.268  SD.1762 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 268) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to universal early education and full-day kindergarten. Education.
S.282  SD.750 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 282) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Edward F. Coppinger, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure adequate nursing services at public schools. Education.
S.284  SD.808 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 284) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Brian A. Joyce, Michael O. Moore, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to preventing adolescent substance abuse by expanding SBIRT. Education.
S.290  SD.945 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 290) of Anne M. Gobi, Daniel A. Wolf, Jonathan D. Zlotnik and Jennifer E. Benson relative to the powers and duties of regional school districts. Education.
S.291  SD.1066 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 291) of Anne M. Gobi, Joan B. Lovely, Claire D. Cronin, Todd M. Smola and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to geography education. Education.
S.326  SD.223 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 326) of Marc R. Pacheco, Frank I. Smizik, Denise Provost, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a moratorium for charter schools. Education.
H.329  HD.2267 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 329) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to the formula for district reimbursement through the special education circuit breaker. Education.
H.336  HD.1467 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 336) of Tackey Chan and others relative to promoting child development and school-readiness. Education.
H.338  HD.2319 By Representative Cronin of Easton and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 338) of Claire D. Cronin, Thomas P. Kennedy and others relative to student safety. Education.
S.356  SD.699 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 356) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Dennis A. Rosa, Colleen M. Garry, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote equal choice a cost savings in health care. Elder Affairs.
H.358  HD.1013 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 358) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others for legislation to provide bonus aid to newly formed regional school districts. Education.
H.359  HD.1017 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 359) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to the powers and duties of regional school districts. Education.
S.361  SD.1499 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 361) of Barbara L'Italien, Colleen M. Garry, Dennis A. Rosa, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home care services. Elder Affairs.
S.372  SD.47 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 372) of Daniel A. Wolf, Sarah K. Peake, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to spouses as caregivers. Elder Affairs.
H.375  HD.1152 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 375) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to allow teachers currently employed and receiving compensation to serve on the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Education.
H.386  HD.2207 By Messrs. Gordon of Bedford and Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 386) of Kenneth I. Gordon, James M. Cantwell and others relative to social media password privacy for school students. Education.
H.392  HD.71 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 392) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to special education funding. Education.
S.402  SD.889 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 402) of James B. Eldridge, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Stephen Kulik, James R. Miceli and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the natural and historic resources of the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.404  SD.1030 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 404) of James B. Eldridge, Jennifer E. Benson, Lori A. Ehrlich, Carolyn C. Dykema 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.405  SD.1106 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 405) of James B. Eldridge, Chris Walsh, Louis L. Kafka, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to water resource impacts. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.406  SD.1738 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 406) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Peter V. Kocot, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to plastic bag reduction. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.413  SD.1042 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 413) of Anne M. Gobi, Marc R. Pacheco, James B. Eldridge, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the management of problem wildlife. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.419  SD.1081 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 419) of Anne M. Gobi, James B. Eldridge, Ellen Story, Stephen Kulik and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the distribution of raw milk. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.423  HD.2704 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 423) of Kay Khan and others relative to enhancing the educational opportunities for expectant and parenting students. Education.
H.429  HD.2844 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 429) of Jay D. Livingstone and others for legislation to increase participation in early childhood care settings. Education.
H.448  HD.2436 By Messrs. O’Day of West Boylston and Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 448) of James J. O’Day, Paul Brodeur and others relative to sexual health education. Education.
H.456  HD.2070 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 456) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for legislation to establish a task force (including members of the General Court) to identify and review state laws, regulations and administrative directives that prescribe requirements for school districts. Education.
S.460  SD.255 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 460) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Josh S. Cutler, Stephen Kulik, Keiko M. Orrall and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to horse riding instructor’s licenses. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.462  HD.3114 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 462) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for legislation to develop a high quality pre-kindergarten education grant program. Education.
H.463  HD.3142 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 463) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for legislation to ensure that each student enrolled in a school district is screened for potential indicators of dyslexia or other reading disabilities. Education.
H.485  HD.78 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 485) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to charter schools. Education.
H.487  HD.80 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 487) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to include transportation costs in the special education reimbursement program. Education.
H.489  HD.3162 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 489) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to establish universal early education and full-day kindergarten in the Commonwealth. Education.
H.490  HD.3296 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 490) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to ensure charter school transparency and public accountability. Education.
H.494  HD.1322 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 494) of Thomas M. Stanley and others for legislation to exempt employees of public school districts from fees associated with background checks. Education.
H.498  HD.2211 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 498) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to provide the highest quality education through access of innovative and research-based language education instructional programs. Education.
S.501  SD.982 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 501) of Anne M. Gobi, Marc R. Pacheco, Mark C. Montigny, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court relative to the use of certain insurance underwriting guidelines for homeowners with dogs living on such insured property. Financial Services.
H.520  HD.2456 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 520) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., and others relative to stabilizing the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
H.521  HD.664 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 521) of Jonathan Hecht and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to institutional long term care. Elder Affairs.
S.521  SD.335 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 521) of Thomas M. McGee, Brian M. Ashe, Carolyn C. Dykema, Angelo M. Scaccia and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to health insurance coverage by athletic trainers. Financial Services.
H.523  HD.454 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 523) of Kate Hogan and others relative to senior hoarding. Elder Affairs.
H.526  HD.1412 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 526) 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.534  HD.1220 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 534) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others that the Division of Medical Assistance be directed to provide coverage for residential habilitation services for individuals age sixty or older. Elder Affairs.
H.537  HD.2086 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 537) of Cory Atkins and others relative to accountability for certain corporate political activities. Election Laws.
H.574  HD.697 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 574) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to ensuring secure voting equipment. Election Laws.
H.575  HD.698 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 575) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to voting by the instant runoff voting method. Election Laws.
H.576  HD.700 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 576) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to voting by the instant runoff voting method in primaries. Election Laws.
S.584  SD.407 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 584) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Angelo M. Scaccia, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide access to patient protection services for all Massachusetts citizens. Health Care Financing.
S.585  SD.408 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 585) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Stephen L. DiNatale, Angelo M. Scaccia, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide equitable access to behavorial health for MassHealth consumers. Health Care Financing.
H.592  HD.2076 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 592) of Jerald A. Parisella and others relative to voting overseas. Election Laws.
S.593  SD.718 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 593) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., William C. Galvin and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the MassHealth program. Health Care Financing.
S.617  SD.803 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 617) of Mark C. Montigny, John V. Fernandes, John C. Velis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to fully apply telemedicine coverage. Health Care Financing.
H.654  HD.2300 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 654) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others that the Department of Environmental Protection be directed to conduct a feasibility study for the implementation of watershed based planning. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.655  HD.2336 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 655) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the use and protection of pollinators. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.656  HD.2340 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 656) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish a capital outlay program for maintenance and improvements to municipal drinking water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure assets. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.657  HD.2568 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 657) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish a sustainable water resource fund to mitigate water shortages. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.658  HD.3221 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 658) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others that the Department of Fisheries, Wildlife and Environmental Law Enforcement be directed to promulgate regulations relative to wildlife and management of natural and water resources. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.663  HD.3397 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 663) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag pollution. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.689  HD.536 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 689) of Kate Hogan and others that cities and towns be authorized to establish agricultural commissions for the promotion and development of agricultural resources. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.696  HD.1571 By Representative Kaufman of Lexington and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 696) of Jay R. Kaufman, Kenneth J. Donnelly and others for legislation to establish a process to identify toxic chemical substances used in consumer products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.697  HD.1852 By Representative Kaufman of Lexington and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 697) of Jay R. Kaufman, Kenneth J. Donnelly and others that the Department of Environmental Protection be notified by manufacturers of products containing toxic chemicals. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.699  SD.521 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 699) of Jennifer L. Flanagan and Jennifer E. Benson for legislation relative to manufactured housing community owner or operator licensing fees. Housing.
H.705  HD.1884 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 705) of Robert M. Koczera, Jennifer E. Benson and Chris Walsh for legislation to reinstate the clean environment fund to reduce waste and protect the environment in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.707  HD.1407 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 707) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish old growth forest reserves in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.710  HD.2032 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 710) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to conservation restrictions and agricultural preservation restrictions providing non-development covenants on land. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.711  HD.2034 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 711) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish a state meat inspection program and enhance the meat and poultry slaughter and processing infrastructure in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.712  HD.2053 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 712) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to promote farm viability. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.713  HD.2063 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 713) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to direct the Commissioner of the Department of Agricultural Resources to establish a livestock care and standards board to ensure the humane keeping and treatment of livestock. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.731  HD.2007 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 731) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for legislation to establish an advisory committee on the protection of honeybees in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.735  SD.398 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 735) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin B. Downing, Michelle M. DuBois, Byron Rushing and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal access to public places regardless of gender identity. The Judiciary.
S.736  SD.1885 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 736) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Chris Walsh, Jay R. Kaufman, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to traffic and pedestrian stop data. The Judiciary.
H.752  HD.496 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 752) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to provide for the establishment of a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.784  HD.764 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 784) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of group or individual disability, accident or sickness insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.813  HD.3160 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 813) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
S.819  SD.411 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 819) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael O. Moore, Kimberly N. Ferguson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to dangerousness hearings. The Judiciary.
H.819  HD.2881 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 819) of Nick Collins and others for legislation to require insurance companies to reimburse licensed athletic trainers for certain services. Financial Services.
S.820  SD.412 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 820) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael O. Moore, Kimberly N. Ferguson and others for legislation to prevent intimidation in all courts of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
S.823  SD.754 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 823) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to vehicular homicide while driving under the influence. The Judiciary.
S.824  SD.769 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 824) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Denise Provost, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the penalties for corporate manslaughter. The Judiciary.
S.825  SD.778 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 825) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Angelo M. Scaccia and Stephen L. DiNatale for legislation relative to the criminal history systems board. The Judiciary.
S.830  SD.993 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 830) of Anne M. Gobi and Jennifer E. Benson for legislation to expand the testing for alcoholic beverages of operators of motor vehicles involved in certain motor vehicle accidents. The Judiciary.
H.871  HD.595 By Representative Hogan of Stow and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 871) of Kate Hogan, Karen E. Spilka and others relative to common summary of payments forms for health care services. Financial Services.
S.878  SD.1735 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 878) of Mark C. Montigny, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect health and safety of animals in vehicles. The Judiciary.
H.900  HD.272 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 900) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to requiring certain insurance policies to include coverage for nicotine based and non-nicotine based smoking cessation products. Financial Services.
H.901  HD.469 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 901) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage. Financial Services.
H.905  HD.3493 By Representative Malia of Boston and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 905) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to expand coverage and access to behavioral health services. Financial Services.
H.927  HD.1769 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Montigny, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 927) of Sarah K. Peake, Mark C. Montigny and others relative to HIV-associated lipodystrophy treatment. Financial Services.
H.933  HD.2599 By Messrs. Rogers of Cambridge and Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 933) of David M. Rogers, Paul W. Mark and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to declare rights afforded to the human inhabitants of the Commonwealth are not applicable to corporations, limited liability companies or any other corporate entities. Financial Services.
H.942  HD.331 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 942) of John W. Scibak and others relative to providing hearing aid coverage for persons with profound hearing loss. Financial Services.
H.946  HD.374 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 946) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to provide health benefit plan coverage for hearing aids. Financial Services.
H.948  HD.1046 By Messrs. Scibak of South Hadley and Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 948) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to update the contraceptive coverage equity law to require insurance carriers to provide all contraceptive methods without a co-pay. Financial Services.
H.964  HD.1023 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 964) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to preserve affordable health coverage for residents of the Commonwealth. Health Care Financing.
S.977  SD.935 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 977) of Anne M. Gobi, Gailanne M. Cariddi, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit disciplinary actions by employers on employees serving as volunteer emergency responders. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.984  HD.1690 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 984) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others for legislation to establish a program within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services to eliminate copays and deductibles for certain high-value and low-cost prescription drugs and treatments. Health Care Financing.
H.985  HD.1089 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 985) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to transfers of assets by MassHealth members. Health Care Financing.
H.987  HD.2327 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 987) of Sean Garballey and others relative to medical assistance recipients’ assets. Health Care Financing.
S.996  SD.306 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 996) of Marc R. Pacheco, Jennifer E. Benson, Marjorie C. Decker, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the Commonwealth's economy with a strong minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.996  HD.286 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 996) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the payment and preservation of beds in nursing home facilities for recipients of MassHealth benefits. Health Care Financing.
H.997  HD.401 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 997) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to establish criteria for MassHealth hardship waivers. Health Care Financing.
H.998  HD.1864 By Representative Hogan of Stow and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 998) of Kate Hogan, Thomas P. Kennedy and others relative to strengthening the quality and efficiency of home health care services. Health Care Financing.
S.1007  SD.1048 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by resolution, Senate, No. 1007) of Karen E. Spilka, Patricia A. Haddad, Jason M. Lewis, Jay D. Livingstone and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage equitable and diverse gender representation on the boards of companies in the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1022  HD.582 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1022) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the MassHealth Program. Health Care Financing.
H.1032  HD.611 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1032) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the management of early childhood caries among MassHealth patients. Health Care Financing.
H.1041  HD.3220 By Representatives Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1041) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Daniel M. Donahue and others for legislation to institute programs to respond to sexual violence on higher education campuses. Higher Education.
H.1044  HD.688 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1044) of Sean Garballey and Jennifer E. Benson for legislation to eliminate Form 901 higher education institution financial reporting requirements. Higher Education.
H.1046  HD.3544 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1046) of Sean Garballey and others relative to public higher education access and policies. Higher Education.
S.1048  SD.1726 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1048) of Mark C. Montigny, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote transparency and cost control of pharmaceutical drug prices. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1055  HD.2540 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1055) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to increase the share of courses taught by full-time tenure and tenure-track faculty. Higher Education.
H.1064  HD.840 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator L’Italien, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1064) of Tom Sannicandro and others relative to creating higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities. Higher Education.
H.1066  HD.1153 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1066) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to create a transitional aid to families with dependent children career pathways trust fund. Higher Education.
H.1068  HD.3165 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1068) of Tom Sannicandro, Michael Moore and others relative to strengthening and expanding affordable, quality higher education opportunities for residents of the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
H.1069  HD.3167 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1069) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to authorize public institutions of higher education to retain funds received as in-state tuition. Higher Education.
H.1070  HD.3169 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1070) of Tom Sannicandro, Michael Moore and others for legislation to exempt residents of the Commonwealth from payment of tuition or mandatory curriculum fees at community colleges. Higher Education.
S.1072  SD.902 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1072) of James B. Eldridge, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Jason M. Lewis, Susan Williams Gifford and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect abandoned animals in vacant properties. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1073  SD.1008 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1073) of James B. Eldridge, Jennifer E. Benson, Denise Provost, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase recycling by landlords and tenants. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1077  SD.1101 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1077) of James B. Eldridge, Jennifer E. Benson, Denise Provost, 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.1080  SD.906 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1080) of Anne M. Gobi, Brian M. Ashe, Todd M. Smola, Sean Garballey and other members of the General Court for legislation to create the Hampden County Commission on the Status of Women and Girls. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1082  SD.1070 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1082) of Anne M. Gobi, Jonathan D. Zlotnik and Jennifer E. Benson for legislation relative to regional stabilization funds. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1089  SD.351 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1089) of Jason M. Lewis, Michael S. Day, Jennifer E. Benson, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation to support municipal fiscal stability through a special education stabilization fund. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1094  SD.1113 By Ms. O'Connor Ives, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1094) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Michael F. Rush, Jason M. Lewis, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Parking Advancements for the Revitalization of Communities (PARC). Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1095  HD.2062 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1095) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to grant preference to veterans in all state-aided housing projects in the Commonwealth. Housing.
S.1103  SD.974 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1103) of Karen E. Spilka, Timothy R. Madden, Josh S. Cutler, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animals during pet sales. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1116  SD.307 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1116) of William N. Brownsberger, Sarah K. Peake, Chris Walsh, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish civil and criminal penalties for the female genital mutilation of minors. Public Health.
S.1144  SD.1112 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1144) of James B. Eldridge, John J. Lawn, Jr., Thomas M. Stanley, Daniel J. Hunt and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal access to original birth certificates. Public Health.
S.1149  SD.680 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1149) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Claire D. Cronin, Kimberly N. Ferguson, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the closing of hospital essential services. Public Health.
S.1165  SD.1130 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1165) of John F. Keenan, Jennifer E. Benson, Chris Walsh and William N. Brownsberger for legislation to the dispense certain cancer related drugs. Public Health.
S.1181  SD.560 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1181) of Joan B. Lovely, James J. Dwyer, Dennis A. Rosa, Colleen M. Garry and other members of the General Court relative to providing for a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants. Public Health.
S.1216  SD.162 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1216) of Michael F. Rush, Todd M. Smola, David Paul Linsky, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the practice of athletic training. Public Health.
H.1220  HD.347 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1220) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases. The Judiciary.
H.1246  HD.1995 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1246) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to rates of compensation payable to counsel. The Judiciary.
S.1254  SD.1062 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1254) of James B. Eldridge, Jennifer E. Benson, Sean Garballey, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to establish a special commission on inmate and prisoner suicides. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1257  HD.1957 By Mr. D’Emilia of Bridgewater, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1257) 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.
S.1261  SD.753 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1261) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Mark J. Cusack, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to police pursuits in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1263  SD.739 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1263) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Byron Rushing, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to pedestrian stop data. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1270  HD.2308 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1270) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to expunge the records of persons falsely accused and juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.1273  HD.1323 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1273) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to confining animals in a motor vehicle. The Judiciary.
H.1275  HD.1935 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Lewis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1275) of Lori A. Ehrlich, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to prevent trafficking in ivory and rhino horns. The Judiciary.
H.1278  HD.1893 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1278) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others relative to rendering the criminal and civil justice systems accessible to victims of sexual violence. The Judiciary.
H.1311  HD.763 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1311) of Sean Garballey and others relative to health clubs and the use and deployment of defibrillators. The Judiciary.
H.1313  HD.2089 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1313) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to promote the use of restorative justice practices. The Judiciary.
H.1362  HD.148 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1362) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to health care proxies. The Judiciary.
S.1364  SD.1676 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1364) of Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation relative to the Massachusetts state retirement system. Public Service.
H.1379  HD.586 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1379) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the transfer of ownership of foals under five months by shelters. The Judiciary.
H.1434  HD.3032 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1434) of Kay Khan and others relative to providing written health education information to incarcerated women by correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
H.1436  HD.3268 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1436) of Kay Khan and others relative to the evaluation of the frequency and outcome of contacts between juveniles of various racial and ethnic categories and law enforcement personnel, court personnel and other Commonwealth officials. The Judiciary.
S.1477  SD.1110 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1477) of James B. Eldridge, Chris Walsh, Denise Provost, Peter V. Kocot and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the earned income credit for working families. Revenue.
H.1493  HD.2587 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1493) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the registered land in the office of an assistant recorder. The Judiciary.
S.1494  SD.727 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1494) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael O. Moore, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the property tax deferral for seniors. Revenue.
H.1513  HD.100 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1513) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., and others relative to the disclosure of visual images of a person without his or her consent. The Judiciary.
H.1530  HD.1765 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Brownsberger, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1530) of Sarah K. Peake, William N. Brownsberger and others relative to the penalties for the crime of female genital mutilation. The Judiciary.
H.1531  HD.1776 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1531) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy. The Judiciary.
S.1538  SD.254 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1538) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Jennifer E. Benson, James R. Miceli, Colleen M. Garry and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize voluntary income tax return contributions to the Massachusetts Fire Fighters Academy Trust Fund. Revenue.
S.1539  SD.256 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1539) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Stephen Kulik, Keiko M. Orrall, Steven S. Howitt and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify deadlines for submission of applications for land under Chapter 61a. Revenue.
S.1540  SD.257 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1540) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Stephen Kulik, Steven S. Howitt and Jennifer E. Benson for legislation to clarify the allowance of land under chapter 61b. Revenue.
H.1557  HD.2084 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1557) of David M. Rogers and others relative to the solicitation of another to commit a felony. The Judiciary.
H.1558  HD.2117 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1558) of David M. Rogers and others relative to the penalties for inducing a minor to engage in, agree to engage in or offer to engage in prostitution or sexual conduct. The Judiciary.
H.1560  HD.3298 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1560) of David M. Rogers and others relative to establishing a right to counsel in certain eviction cases. The Judiciary.
H.1575  HD.1969 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1575) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to improve the collection and analysis of data relative to traffic stops. The Judiciary.
H.1577  HD.3072 By Representatives Rushing of Boston and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1577) of Byron Rushing and others relative to gender identity and access to public accommodations. The Judiciary.
H.1584  HD.3156 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1584) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to reform pretrial processes. The Judiciary.
H.1608  HD.414 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1608) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further regulate the performing of abortions and protect women’s reproductive health. The Judiciary.
H.1620  HD.1921 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1620) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to eliminating mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.1628  HD.2997 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1628) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., and others relative to the criteria for the release of terminally ill inmates to alternative locations of confinement. The Judiciary.
S.1645  SD.788 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1645) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson and Elizabeth A. Malia for legislation to strengthen impact, efficiency and accountability in the government-nonprofit partnership. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1700  HD.3190 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1700) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to require the reporting of certain contributions to the Unemployment Insurance Program and the Workers’ Compensation System. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1701  HD.2332 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1701) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to limit the time that former employees must wait before being employed by a competitor. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1702  HD.2648 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1702) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others relative to the minimum wage employers are required to pay tipped employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1717  SD.409 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1717) of Michael F. Rush, Stephen L. DiNatale, Josh S. Cutler, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the observance of a Gold Star Wives Day and a Gold Star Mothers and Families Day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1733  HD.2802 By Representatives Livingstone of Boston and Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1733) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to pay equity. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1747  SD.285 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1747) of Michael J. Barrett, Chris Walsh, Kay Khan, Frank I. Smizik and other members of the General Court for legislation to combat climate change. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1748  HD.1833 By Representatives Michlewitz of Boston and Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1748) of Aaron Michlewitz, Kate Hogan and others for legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1761  SD.633 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1761) of Benjamin B. Downing, Kevin G. Honan, Stephen Kulik, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home energy efficiency. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1766  SD.1092 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1766) of James B. Eldridge, Peter V. Kocot, Jennifer E. Benson, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote energy efficiency and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1770  SD.1616 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1770) of James B. Eldridge, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Peter V. Kocot, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to net metering, community shared solar and energy storage. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1785  HD.1016 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1785) of Ruth B. Balser, Jennifer L. Flanagan and others that the Department of Mental Health be directed to operate a statewide program to provide mental health consultations to primary care physicians, pediatricians, nurse practitioners and health care providers of women who suffer from post-partum depression. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1793  HD.1318 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1793) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to creating a pilot program to transfer high acuity behavioral health and dual diagnosis patients away from overcrowded emergency departments. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1797  HD.1972 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1797) of Kay Khan and others relative to the civil commitment of women for alcoholism and substance abuse at the Framingham Correctional Institution. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1800  SD.971 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1800) of James B. Eldridge, Jennifer E. Benson, Keiko M. Orrall, Sean Garballey and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to energy efficiency funds generated by municipal lighting plants. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.1809  HD.1425 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1809) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to direct the Division of Medical Assistance to provide coverage for the treatment of opioid dependence. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1826  HD.2126 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1826) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to protecting puppies and kittens. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1827  SD.970 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1827) of Anne M. Gobi for legislation to require drivers employed by companies transporting students to submit to alcohol and drug testing. Transportation.
H.1835  HD.998 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1835) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to regional stabilization funds. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1848  HD.497 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1848) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the care of animals in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1849  HD.868 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1849) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1855  HD.372 By Representative Linsky of Natick and Senator O’Connor Ives, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1855) of David Paul Linsky, Kathleen O’Connor Ives and others relative to parking advancements and the establishment of parking benefit districts in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1865  HD.1367 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1865) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to require owners of rented or foreclosed properties to check for abandoned animals. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1867  HD.3556 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1867) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to establish a Hampshire-Franklin commission on the status of women. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1911  SD.94 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1911) of Michael F. Rush, Jennifer E. Benson, Paul McMurtry, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the term "Gold Star" and for related purposes. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1912  HD.2850 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1912) of Edward F. Coppinger and others relative to the practice of athletic training. Public Health.
H.1919  HD.1029 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1919) of Mark J. Cusack and others for legislation to establish safeguards to prevent death and disability from stroke. Public Health.
H.1935  HD.3241 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1935) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the electronic prescribing of opiates and other controlled substances. Public Health.
H.1954  HD.1189 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1954) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to prohibit the sale of tobacco products at certain health care institutions. Public Health.
H.1961  HD.687 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1961) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to increase funding for the Health Safety Net Trust Fund. Public Health.
H.1973  HD.45 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1973) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to the modernization of optometric patient care. Public Health.
H.1975  HD.1526 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1975) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to requiring child-resistant packaging of nicotine liquid containers. Public Health.
H.1986  HD.508 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1986) of Louis L. Kafka and others that the Commissioner of the Department of Public Health be directed to establish regulations for the return to pharmacies of certain unused medication by health care facilities. Public Health.
H.1991  HD.1674 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1991) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to providing care and comfort for the terminally ill. Public Health.
H.1992  HD.846 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1992) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to establishing a board of registration in naturopathy and further regulating naturopathic health care. Public Health.
H.1996  HD.2782 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1996) of Kay Khan and others relative to further regulating health care costs and the dispensing of controlled substances. Public Health.
H.1998  HD.2941 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1998) of Kay Khan and others relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
H.1999  HD.3028 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1999) 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.2001  HD.3151 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2001) of Kay Khan and others relative to home health and hospice aides. Public Health.
H.2002  HD.3216 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2002) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to provide for the rapid deployment of qualified nurses. Public Health.
H.2045  HD.2373 By Representative Rogers of Norwood and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2045) of John H. Rogers, Michael F. Rush and others relative to granting equal access to original birth certificates. Public Health.
H.2046  HD.1899 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2046) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for an investigation by a special commission relative to the eye care and vision health needs of the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.2062  HD.594 By Representative Scibak of South Hadley and Senator Chandler, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2062) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the restoration of oral health benefits for MassHealth recipients. Public Health.
H.2067  HD.2743 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2067) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products. Public Health.
H.2070  HD.460 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2070) of Ellen Story, David Paul Linsky and others relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age. Public Health.
H.2082  HD.2824 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2082) of Chris Walsh and others relative to promoting access to accurate medical information. Public Health.
H.2089  HD.818 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2089) of Ruth B. Balser. Kenneth J. Donnelly and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to require automatic sprinkler protection systems in certain housing. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2269  HD.1530 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2269) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the divestment of state pension funds from holdings in fossil fuel companies. Public Service.
H.2282  HD.2551 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2282) of Peter J. Durant and others relative to the state employees’ sick leave bank. Public Service.
H.2302  HD.1967 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2302) of Sean Garballey and others relative to increasing the base for the calculation of cost-of-living increases for retired public employees. Public Service.
H.2308  HD.1641 By Representative Gentile of Sudbury and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2308) of Carmine L. Gentile and others relative to death benefits for surviving spouses of call and volunteer firefighters. Public Service.
H.2334  HD.2685 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2334) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the employment of retired firefighters as training instructors by the Department of Fire Services. Public Service.
S.2336  SD.2428 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2336) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Andres X. Vargas, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Diana DiZoglio and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect consumers by prohibiting blocking, throttling, or paid prioritization in the provision of internet service. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2348  HD.722 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2348) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to cost-of-living adjustments for retired public employees of the Commonwealth. Public Service.
H.2401  HD.1699 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2401) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to improve quality in early education centers and providing better access to quality early education and care. Public Service.
H.2459  HD.361 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2459) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to property tax exemptions for veterans. Revenue.
H.2462  HD.1514 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2462) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to property tax exemptions. Revenue.
H.2475  HD.234 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2475) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices. Revenue.
H.2477  HD.1234 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2477) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to the corporate taxes of entities incorporated in other countries. Revenue.
H.2479  HD.1533 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2479) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the earned income credit for working families. Revenue.
H.2483  HD.858 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2483) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to clarifying property tax exemptions for solar and wind systems. Revenue.
H.2491  HD.2058 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2491) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the timely filing of applications in municipalities with programs of revaluation. Revenue.
H.2492  HD.2220 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2492) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the sale or conversion of certain tax-exempt property. Revenue.
H.2504  HD.3064 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2504) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others relative to the registration and taxation of marine vessels. Revenue.
H.2513  HD.612 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2513) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the sale of tax-exempt property sold by religious and charitable organizations. Revenue.
H.2517  HD.668 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2517) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices purchased with a service contract. Revenue.
H.2527  HD.913 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2527) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others that tobacco tax revenues be used to reduce tobacco use. Revenue.
H.2535  HD.393 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2535) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to increase the property tax deferrals for certain persons sixty-five years of age or older. Revenue.
H.2536  HD.520 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2536) of 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.2537  HD.528 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2537) of Kate Hogan and others relative to uniformity in supplemental real estate taxes. Revenue.
H.2547  HD.2330 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2547) of Randy Hunt and others for legislation to authorize income tax filers to make voluntary contributions to the Massachusetts Cultural Development Fund on their annual income tax returns. Revenue.
H.2568  HD.711 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2568) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to providing real estate tax relief for certain owners of residential property. Revenue.
H.2569  HD.727 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2569) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote sales tax fairness for small businesses. Revenue.
H.2570  HD.1278 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2570) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for the establishment of a standing commission (including members of the General Court) to review and evaluate all tax expenditures. Revenue.
H.2571  HD.1550 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2571) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to reviving the special commission (including members of the General Court) established to study tax expenditure budgets and further regulating tax expenditures. Revenue.
H.2583  HD.1396 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2583) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to provide volunteer firefighters with a local option real estate tax exemption. Revenue.
H.2585  HD.2012 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2585) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to increase the maximum tax credit allowed for land conservation incentives. Revenue.
H.2586  HD.2028 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2586) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to property tax assessments for certain common areas and facilities in condominiums. Revenue.
H.2587  HD.2943 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Creem, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2587) of Stephen Kulik, Cynthia Stone Creem and others for legislation to further regulate expenditures for mortgages from the Community Preservation Trust Fund. Revenue.
H.2680  HD.309 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2680) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to provide an income tax credit for the purchase of hearing aids. Revenue.
H.2772  HD.1190 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2772) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to the storage and dissemination of certain public records in an electronic format. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2782  HD.63 By Mr. Madden of Nantucket, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2782) of Timothy R. Madden and others for legislation to designate the month of October as Farm to School Month in the Commonwealth and to strategize opportunities to spread farm-to-school programs statewide. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2852  HD.2297 By Messrs. Calter of Kingston and Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2852) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to net metering, community shared solar and energy storage. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2864  HD.741 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2864) 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.2865  HD.742 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2865) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to promote storm resistant utility infrastructure upgrades. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2866  HD.748 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2866) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to regulate the establishment of municipal lighting plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2868  HD.3553 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2868) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to utility meters and the rights of utility ratepayers. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2885  HD.735 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2885) 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.2893  HD.1497 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2893) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the authority of the Attorney General in reviewing certain applications that seek to increase the supply of gas and other non-renewable energy resources available in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2909  HD.1475 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2909) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to further promote energy efficiency and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2925  HD.3463 By Messrs. Moran of Boston and Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2925) of Byron Rushing and others for the establishment of a Massachusetts 2024 commission on the Summer Olympic Games. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3009  HD.1587 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3009) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to license plate tracking. Transportation.
H.3030  HD.2036 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3030) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to exempt certain vehicles used exclusively for agricultural purposes from registration requirements. Transportation.
H.3039  HD.2584 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3039) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to motor vehicle license suspension record privacy. Transportation.
H.3040  HD.2529 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3040) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to authorize the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to issue distinctive registration plates for firefighters. Transportation.
H.3057  HD.2069 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3057) of Jerald A. Parisella and others for legislation to exempt certain veterans from fares for the use of facilities of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and regional transit authorities. Transportation.
H.3060  HD.1761 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Chandler, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3060) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to authorize regional transit authorities to establish enterprise funds. Transportation.
H.3127  HD.1988 By Representative Atkins of Concord and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3127) of Cory Atkins, James B. Eldridge and others for the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to convene a Constitutional Convention to consider amendments to the Constitution to limit the influence of money in our political system. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3141  HD.524 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3141) of Kate Hogan and others relative to leaves of absences for civil air patrol members. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3158  HD.1907 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3158) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., and others relative to establishing the office of the Secretary of the Department of Veterans’ Services in the Governor’s cabinet. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3159  HD.1912 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3159) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., and others relative to shelter benefits for veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3160  HD.2077 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3160) of Jerald A. Parisella and others that the word “veteran” be added to ballots of candidates who have honorably served in the armed forces. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3161  HD.2879 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3161) of Jerald A. Parisella and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to veterans transportation issues. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3178  HD.710 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3178) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to establish a legislative budget office. Ways and Means.
H.3242  HD.369 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3242) of Ellen Story, Todd M. Smola and others relative to the labeling of genetically engineered food. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3285  HD.3279 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3285) of Jerald A. Parisella and others for legislation to authorize an additional veterans retirement allowance for certain public retirees. Public Service.
H.3296  HD.1584 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3296) of Paul A. Schmid III and others relative to the valuation of agricultural land. Revenue.
H.3309  HD.3168 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3309) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to providing certain property owners with royalties related to the extraction of natural gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3391  HD.1684 By Representatives Donahue of Worcester and Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3391) of Daniel M. Donahue, Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to unfunded mandates on public schools. Education.
H.3392  HD.2921 By Ms. DuBois of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3392) of Michelle M. DuBois and others for legislation to establish an unfunded student reserve fund to be expended, without further appropriation, by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Education.
H.3394  HD.1052 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3394) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to establish regional school safety councils. Education.
H.3403  HD.3255 By Mr. Timilty of Milton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3403) of Walter F. Timilty and others relative to strengthening background checks of persons licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care. Education.
H.3404  HD.2382 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3404) of Daniel Cullinane and others for legislation to establish a registry for home care workers. Elder Affairs.
H.3488  HD.3391 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3488) of Sean Garballey and others relative to providing certain health insurance coverage. Public Service.
H.3507  HD.531 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3507) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to establish estate tax valuation for farms. Revenue.
H.3679  HD.3943 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to further amend the anti-shackling statute for incarcerated pregnant women. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3898  HD.4211 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James M. Cantwell and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study behavioral health promotion and upstream prevention. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.4160  HD.4556 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul W. Mark and others for the adoption of resolutions by the General Court relative to debt-free higher education at public colleges and universities. Higher Education.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.