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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator John F. Keenan Democrat - Norfolk and Plymouth

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  John.Keenan@masenate.gov

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  SD.2870 By Mr. Feeney, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul R. Feeney, James J. O'Day, Tami L. Gouveia, Stephan Hay and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide certain state employees sick leave for COVID-19 related absences. Senate Ways and Means.
  SD.2882 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, William N. Brownsberger, John F. Keenan, Tami L. Gouveia and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to remote notarization during COVID-19 state of emergency. The Judiciary.
  SD.2909 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr and Anne M. Gobi for legislation to promote financial stability. Financial Services.
  HD.4810 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (subject to Joint Rules 12 and 9) of Mark J. Cusack and others that the towns of Braintree, Holbrook and Randolph be authorized to establish the Tri-Town water district. Municipalities and Regional Government.
  HD.5081 An Act establishing the Tri-Town Water District
S.16  SD.1709 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, Senate, No. 16) of Jason M. Lewis, Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis, Julian Cyr and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to provide resources for education and transportation through an additional tax on incomes in excess of one million dollars. Revenue.
S.37  SD.1452 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 37) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Harriette L. Chandler, Joan B. Lovely, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to remove the welfare benefit cap for children conceived while a family is receiving assistance. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.71  SD.1836 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 71) of Michael O. Moore, Patrick M. O'Connor, Jack Patrick Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a registry of caretakers found to have substantiated abuse against persons with intellectual disability or developmental disability. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.86  HD.3300 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, House, No. 86) of James J. O'Day and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to provide resources for education and transportation through an additional tax on incomes in excess of one million dollars. Revenue.
H.87  HD.2015 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 87) of James Arciero and others that the Division of Medical Assistance provide coverage for applied behavior analysis treatments for certain individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.91  SD.867 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 91) of Michael O. Moore, Mathew J. Muratore, Bruce E. Tarr, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation to address inequality, promote opportunity and end poverty. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.98  SD.427 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 98) of Michael J. Barrett, Jack Patrick Lewis, Maria Duaime Robinson, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect biometric information under the security breach law. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.117  HD.1473 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 117) of Sean Garballey and others relative to updating terminology and investigative practices related to the protection of persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.175  SD.1220 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 175) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Jason M. Lewis, James T. Welch, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation to ban the retail sale of cats and dogs in pet shops. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.179  HD.783 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 179) of Tackey Chan and others relative to the establishment of an interagency council to address inequality, promote opportunity and end poverty. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.238  SD.101 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 238) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Aaron Vega, Mary S. Keefe, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide rightful opportunities and meaningful investment for successful and equitable education. Education.
S.239  SD.925 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 239) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Elizabeth A. Malia, José F. Tosado, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation to prove opportunity for youth with substance abuse needs. Education.
S.263  SD.579 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 263) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Harriette L. Chandler, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student sex education. Education.
H.287  HD.3239 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 287) of Ronald Mariano and others for legislation to protect the privacy and security of biometric information. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.352  SD.1933 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 352) of Harriette L. Chandler, Thomas A. Golden, Jr., Michael J. Rodrigues, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation to stabilize the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.355  SD.1511 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 355) of Cindy F. Friedman, James B. Eldridge, Kay Khan, Bradford Hill and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to intensive case management for clinically complex older adults. Elder Affairs.
S.358  SD.1393 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 358) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jason M. Lewis, Mathew J. Muratore, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home care. Elder Affairs.
S.404  SD.1454 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 404) of Cindy F. Friedman, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis, Sean Garballey and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote political participation. Election Laws.
S.462  SD.896 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 462) of James B. Eldridge, Lori A. Ehrlich, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to plastic bag reduction. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.518  HD.3612 By Representatives Malia of Boston and Lewis of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 518) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Jack Patrick Lewis and others relative to strengthening recovery high schools. Education.
S.574  SD.1858 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 574) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Joseph A. Boncore, Barry R. Finegold, Steven Ultrino and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to secure choice retirement savings plan. Financial Services.
H.586  HD.434 By Representatives Vega of Holyoke and Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 586) of Aaron Vega, Mary S. Keefe and others relative to funding for public schools and the foundation budget review commission. Education.
S.588  SD.1493 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 588) of Cindy F. Friedman, Mike Connolly, Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to mental health parity implementation. Financial Services.
S.589  SD.1498 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 589) of Cindy F. Friedman, Michael J. Rodrigues, Sean Garballey, Maria Duaime Robinson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to limits on insurers’ retroactive clawbacks for mental health and substance use disorder services. Financial Services.
S.590  SD.1513 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 590) of Cindy F. Friedman, Kenneth I. Gordon, John F. Keenan, Sean Garballey and other members of the General Court for legislation to require health care coverage for the emergency psychiatric services. Financial Services.
H.598  HD.252 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 598) of Bruce J. Ayers and others relative to services provided through the MassHealth frail elder home and community-based services waiver regarding early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Elder Affairs.
S.602  SD.1902 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 602) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Steven Ultrino, Anne M. Gobi, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Massachusetts secure choice retirement program and expand the Massachusetts CORE plan to all employers. Financial Services.
S.610  SD.744 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 610) of Jason M. Lewis, Mike Connolly, Joanne M. Comerford, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase consumer transparency about insurance provider networks. Financial Services.
S.612  SD.920 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 612) of Jason M. Lewis, Mike Connolly, Michael F. Rush, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to advance and expand access to telemedicine services. Financial Services.
S.613  SD.923 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 613) of Jason M. Lewis, Mark J. Cusack, Cynthia Stone Creem, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to insurance coverage for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome. Financial Services.
S.615  SD.353 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 615) of Joan B. Lovely, Ruth B. Balser, Diana DiZoglio, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to require mental health parity for disability policies. Financial Services.
S.675  SD.2199 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 675) of Julian Cyr, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. Stanley, Christina A. Minicucci and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a community health center transition fund. Health Care Financing.
S.678  SD.1501 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 678) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Paul A. Schmid, III, Jason M. Lewis, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve public health through a common application for core food, health and safety-net programs. Health Care Financing.
S.756  SD.1259 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 756) of Joan B. Lovely, Michael J. Rodrigues, Diana DiZoglio, Brian M. Ashe and other members of the General Court for legislation to create higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism, and other developmental disabilities. Higher Education.
H.757  HD.115 By Mr. Driscoll of Milton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 757) of William J. Driscoll, Jr., and others for legislation to authorize an independent scientific organization to study and survey the forest, wildlife and environmental health of the Blue Hills Reservation. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.761  SD.22 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 761) of Michael O. Moore, Jason M. Lewis, Brian W. Murray, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation relative to transparency in higher education. Higher Education.
S.807  SD.806 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 807) of Mark C. Montigny, Mathew J. Muratore, Ryan C. Fattman, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a low-income sewer and water assistance program . Housing.
H.910  HD.1417 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 910) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to mental health or substance use disorder insurance benefits. Financial Services.
S.937  SD.1477 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 937) of Cindy F. Friedman, Jack Patrick Lewis, William N. Brownsberger, Maria Duaime Robinson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to treatment, not imprisonment. The Judiciary.
S.976  SD.816 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 976) of Jason M. Lewis, William N. Brownsberger, James B. Eldridge, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce tobacco sales to minors. The Judiciary.
S.983  SD.1443 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 983) of Joan B. Lovely, Bradford Hill, Walter F. Timilty, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit discrimination against adults with disabilities in family and juvenile court proceedings. The Judiciary.
S.1018  SD.5 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1018) of Bruce E. Tarr, James T. Welch, Colleen M. Garry, Hannah Kane and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to safe driving and open containers. The Judiciary.
H.1043  HD.3611 By Representatives Malia of Boston and Santiago of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1043) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Jon Santiago and others relative to healthcare insurance coverage for dual diagnosis of mental illness and substance use disorders. Financial Services.
S.1043  SD.1241 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1043) of Joseph A. Boncore, Barry R. Finegold, Walter F. Timilty, Brian W. Murray and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to collective bargaining dues. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1066  SD.1464 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1066) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Harriette L. Chandler, Thomas M. Stanley, Walter F. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent wage theft, promote employer accountability, and enhance public enforcement. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1072  SD.1355 By Mr. Feeney, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1072) of Paul R. Feeney, Ruth B. Balser, Jack Patrick Lewis, Diana DiZoglio and other members of the General Court for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing and harassment, without regard to protected class status. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1078  HD.2323 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1078) of James J. O'Day and others relative to retroactive claims denials by insurers for certain mental health and substance use disorder services. Financial Services.
S.1130  SD.1472 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1130) of Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore and John F. Keenan for legislation relative to marijuana potency. Cannabis Policy.
S.1135  SD.637 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1135) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Ruth B. Balser, John F. Keenan, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and other members of the General Court for legislation to transfer Bridgewater State Hospital from the Department of Corrections to the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1145  SD.1479 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1145) of Cindy F. Friedman, Ruth B. Balser, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure access to addiction services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1162  SD.1180 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1162) of Patrick M. O'Connor, William L. Crocker, Jr., Angelo L. D'Emilia, Ryan C. Fattman and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase substance use prevention and awareness and reduce overdose abandonment. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1170  HD.1165 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1170) of Mary S. Keefe and others for legislation to establish a community health center nurse practitioner residency program for the purposes of recruiting and retaining nurse practitioners at community health centers. Health Care Financing.
S.1204  SD.1719 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1204) of James T. Welch, Walter F. Timilty, Lori A. Ehrlich, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the remedy for the sale of sick puppies and kittens. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1205  SD.1872 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1205) of Michael J. Barrett, Lori A. Ehrlich, Mike Connolly, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to prohibiting the dispensing of food in disposable food service containers made from polystyrene or from expanded polystyrene. Public Health.
S.1213  SD.1218 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1213) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jason M. Lewis, Michael D. Brady, Walter F. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to safe patient handling in certain health facilities. Public Health.
S.1216  SD.774 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1216) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, José F. Tosado, Denise Provost, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote healthy communities and the environment. Public Health.
H.1217  HD.1384 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1217) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for legislation to require the annual filing of fiscal health and stability reports by certain colleges and universities. Higher Education.
H.1219  HD.1027 By Representatives Haddad of Somerset and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1219) of Patricia A. Haddad, Sean Garballey and others relative to creating higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism, and other developmental disabilities. Higher Education.
S.1230  SD.1573 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1230) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Lori A. Ehrlich, Jason M. Lewis, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect children and families from harmful flame retardants. Public Health.
S.1293  SD.916 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1293) of Jason M. Lewis, Harriette L. Chandler, James T. Welch, Paul A. Schmid, III and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote public health through the prevention and wellness trust fund. Public Health.
S.1303  SD.1739 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1303) of Mark C. Montigny, Jack Patrick Lewis, Brian M. Ashe, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve Hepatitis C screening. Public Health.
S.1319  SD.1239 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1319) of Patrick M. O'Connor, James M. Murphy, Mathew J. Muratore and John F. Keenan for legislation relative to protecting air quality from carbon-emitting energy generators. Public Health.
H.1343  HD.2727 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1343) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the testing for the use of alcohol or narcotic drugs or other controlled substances as a condition of release. The Judiciary.
S.1400  SD.1784 By Ms. DiZoglio, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1400) of Diana DiZoglio, Michael D. Brady, Timothy R. Whelan, Walter F. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the reduction of certain toxic chemicals in firefighter personal protective equipment. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1439  SD.302 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1439) of Michael O. Moore and John F. Keenan for legislation to establish a standing commission on operating under the influence and impaired driving. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1463  SD.1414 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1463) of Walter F. Timilty, Viriato M. deMacedo, Alyson M. Sullivan, Mathew J. Muratore and other members of the General Court for legislation to further the success of opiate intervention programs. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1537  SD.1838 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1537) of Cindy F. Friedman, Diana DiZoglio, Joseph A. Boncore, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform the group insurance commission. Public Service.
H.1569  HD.3299 By Ms. Sullivan of Abington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1569) of Alyson M. Sullivan and others relative to immunity from prosecution for certain first responders for providing or transferring opioid antagonists to certain persons. The Judiciary.
H.1596  HD.302 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1596) of Tackey Chan and others relative to collective bargaining dues. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1606  SD.1231 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1606) of Harriette L. Chandler, Marjorie C. Decker, Jason M. Lewis, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect youth from nicotine addiction. Revenue.
S.1618  SD.746 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1618) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Diana DiZoglio, Mike Connolly, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to sustain community preservation revenue. Revenue.
S.1640  SD.173 By Ms. DiZoglio, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1640) of Diana DiZoglio, Mathew J. Muratore, Rebecca L. Rausch, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the operation of a program to support organizations providing tax assistance services to individuals and families qualifying for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program. Revenue.
S.1646  SD.863 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1646) of James B. Eldridge, Marjorie C. Decker, Jason M. Lewis, Tram T. Nguyen and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the earned income credit for healthier families. Revenue.
H.1658  HD.2559 By Mr. Mahoney of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1658) of John J. Mahoney and others relative to increasing wages of private sector human service workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1694  SD.1008 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1694) of Eric P. Lesser, Joseph A. Boncore, Jason M. Lewis, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to regional transportation ballot initiatives. Revenue.
H.1698  HD.1050 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1698) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to placing oversight of Bridgewater State Hospital under the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1712  HD.3819 By Representatives Fernandes of Falmouth and Gouveia of Acton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1712) of Dylan A. Fernandes, Tami L. Gouveia and others relative to preventing overdose deaths and increasing access to treatment. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1715  HD.2971 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1715) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., and others that insurance providers cover a minimum of 30 days for in-patient substance abuse treatment. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1728  SD.424 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1728) of Michael O. Moore, Diana DiZoglio, Michael D. Brady, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to support job growth in the commonwealth. Revenue.
H.1732  HD.3609 By Representatives Malia of Boston and Santiago of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1732) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Jon Santiago and others relative to providing access to full spectrum addiction treatment services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1733  HD.3625 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1733) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to reducing emergency department boarding for patients in need of inpatient behavioral health services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1734  HD.3626 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1734) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to prior authorization requirements for inpatient mental health services within the MassHealth program. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1735  HD.3629 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1735) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to providing equitable access to behavioral health services for MassHealth consumers. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1747  HD.1136 By Representative Pignatelli of Lee and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1747) of Smitty Pignatelli, Joan B. Lovely and others relative to requirements and procedures necessary for first responders to provide urgent help to persons overdosing from opioids. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1749  HD.3306 By Mr. Santiago of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1749) of Jon Santiago and others for legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study the availability of continuum of care for persons with substance use disorders. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1785  HD.1823 By Mr. Galvin of Canton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1785) of William C. Galvin and others relative to the establishment of grant programs to enhance regional services through county governments. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1787  HD.3308 By Mr. Galvin of Canton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1787) of William C. Galvin and others for legislation to authorize the Norfolk County Retirement Board to acquire real property for use as administrative offices. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1795  SD.699 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1795) of James T. Welch, Jason M. Lewis, Mathew J. Muratore, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to support voluntary income tax assistance sites. Revenue.
H.1863  HD.1257 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1863) of Tackey Chan, John F. Keenan and James B. Eldridge for legislation to waive certain fees for retired registered nurses. Public Health.
H.1902  HD.418 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1902) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others relative to the sale or distribution of flavored tobacco products. Public Health.
S.1924  SD.1817 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1924) of Michael J. Barrett, Kenneth I. Gordon, Paul A. Schmid, III, Carmine Lawrence Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to combat climate change. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1980  SD.1274 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1980) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Thomas M. Stanley, Mike Connolly, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect ratepayers from gas pipeline expansion costs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1990  SD.392 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1990) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Mark J. Cusack, Josh S. Cutler, James K. Hawkins and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to air monitoring stations. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1997  SD.1236 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1997) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Mark J. Cusack, Josh S. Cutler, James K. Hawkins and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to compressor stations. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2005  SD.757 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2005) of Marc R. Pacheco, Ruth B. Balser, William N. Brownsberger, Adam G. Hinds and other members of the General Court for legislation to secure a clean energy future. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2012  HD.2182 By Messrs. Vega of Holyoke and Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2012) of Aaron Vega, Tackey Chan and others relative to the funding and management of the Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund. Public Health.
S.2015  SD.1559 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2015) of Walter F. Timilty for legislation to require notification of hazardous utility work to local and regional emergency departments. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2073  HD.630 By Mr. Hawkins of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2073) of James K. Hawkins and others relative to benefits for county sheriffs' correction officers and jail officers. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2137  SD.3 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2137) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Timothy R. Whelan, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to strengthening public safety through interlock devices. Transportation.
S.2149  SD.2206 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2149) of Walter F. Timilty, Joan B. Lovely and John F. Keenan for legislation to increase membership on the Massport Community Advisory Committee. Transportation.
S.2163  SD.858 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by resolutions, Senate, No. 2163) of James B. Eldridge, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Christopher Hendricks, Paul A. Schmid, III and other members of the General Court for the adoption of Resolutions for a United States Constitutional Amendment and a limited amendment proposing convention. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2359  SD.2548 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2359) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Paul J. Donato, Maria Duaime Robinson, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote community immunity. Public Health.
S.2382  SD.2505 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2382) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Barry R. Finegold, Mark C. Montigny, Tram T. Nguyen, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to preventing suicide. The Judiciary.
H.2393  HD.207 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2393) of Bruce J. Ayers and others for legislation to provide a donation check-off box on state tax returns for the establishment of the Y.M.C.A youth and government fund. Revenue.
H.2419  HD.388 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2419) of Tackey Chan and others relative to the expiration date of the film tax credit. Revenue.
S.2519  SENATE, February 6, 2020 - The committee on Senate Ways and Means to whom was referred the Senate Bill relative to mental health parity implementation (Senate, No. 588) (also based on Senate, No. 1148), - reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft entitled "An Act addressing barriers to care for mental health" (Senate, No. 2519).
S.2539  SENATE, February 13, 2020 - The committee on Higher Education to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 756) of Joan B. Lovely, Michael J. Rodrigues, Diana DiZoglio, Brian M. Ashe and other members of the General Court for legislation to create higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism, and other developmental disabilities, reports recommending that the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2539) ought to pass.
S.2546  Senate, February 13, 2020– Text of the Senate Bill addressing barriers to care for mental health (being the text of Senate, No. 2519, printed as amended)
S.2592  Senate, March 12, 2020 -- The committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 175) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Jason M. Lewis, James T. Welch, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation to ban the retail sale of cats and dogs in pet shops; (accompanied by bill, House, No.800) (accompanied by bill, House, No. 800) of Natalie M. Higgins and others for legislation to further regulate the sale of certain domestic animals; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3828) of Bruce J. Ayers and Thomas M. Stanley relative to the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in pet shops, report the accompanying Order (Senate, No. 2592).
H.2618  HD.641 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2618) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others relative to commuter transit tax benefits. Revenue.
S.2660  Senate, April 27, 2020 -- The committee on Financial Services to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 606) of John F. Keenan, Sean Garballey, Diana DiZoglio, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote continuity of care for multiple sclerosis treatment, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2660).
S.2732  SD.2924 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2732) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Marc R. Pacheco, Paul R. Feeney, Brendan P. Crighton, Diana DiZoglio and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to a COVID-19 presumption for public employees. Public Service.
H.2863  HD.3054 By Representative Golden of Lowell and Senator Gobi, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2863) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., Anne M. Gobi and others relative to greenhouse gas emissions standards for municipal lighting plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3062  HD.618 By Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3062) of Hannah Kane and others for legislation to include the impairment effects of marijuana in driver education training programs. Transportation.
H.3266  HD.3870 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3266) of Mark J. Cusack and others relative to the examination of evidence rooms and evidentiary procedures. The Judiciary.
H.3487  HD.1893 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3487) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to safe patient handling in certain health facilities. Public Health.
H.3526  HD.3712 By Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3526) of Hannah Kane and others relative to further regulating the promotion of marijuana and marijuana products. Cannabis Policy.
H.3556  HD.3227 By Messrs. Garballey of Arlington and Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3556) of Sean Garballey, John J. Lawn, Jr., and others relative to coverage for disease modifying prescription drugs for treatment of multiple sclerosis. Financial Services.
H.3692  HD.4061 By Mr. Hunt of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Daniel J. Hunt and others for the issuance of an annual proclamation by the Governor to designate the last full week in April as building trades opioids awareness week. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3835  HD.1130 By Representative Garlick of Needham and Senator Finegold, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3835) of Denise C. Garlick, Barry R. Finegold and others relative to the employment of human service workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.3861  HD.3962 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ronald Mariano and John F. Keenan for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Tanycha Bonilla, an employee of the Department of Children and Families. Public Service.
H.4045  HD.4389 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to establish a comprehensive statewide policy concerning streaming entertainment services and the recovery of municipal costs for the management and maintenance of digital infrastructure. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.4090  HD.4475 By Messrs. Kafka of Stoughton and McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Louis L. Kafka, Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to authorize the county commissioners of Norfolk County to borrow money for the repair, renovation and construction, equipping and furnishing of buildings at the Norfolk County Agricultural High School in the town of Walpole. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.4419  An Act creating higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism, and other developmental disabilities
H.4518  An Act promoting continuity of care for multiple sclerosis treatment
H.4538  An Act to reduce harm from opioids
H.4553  An Act relative to greenhouse gas emissions standards for municipal lighting plants, for the purpose of promoting the Commonwealth’s goals of reducing greenhouse gas emissions while acknowledging and preserving the statutory scheme of chapter 164 which places municipal lighting plant operations, finances, and rates under local control
H.4563  HD.4852 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael J. Moran and others for an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the au pair exchange visitor program. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.4624  HD.4935 By Messrs. Connolly of Cambridge and Honan of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Mike Connolly, Kevin G. Honan and others relative to a moratorium on evictions and foreclosures during the COVID-19 emergency declaration. Housing.
H.4723  An Act relative to preventing overdose deaths and increasing access to treatment
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.