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The 192nd 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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24 Beacon St.
Room 413-F
Boston, MA, 02133
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  SD.2981 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James B. Eldridge for legislation to increase access to public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.16  SD.125 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 16) of James B. Eldridge for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to establish an independent redistricting commission. Election Laws.
S.96  SD.430 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 96) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jack Patrick Lewis, Thomas M. Stanley, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to lift kids out of deep poverty. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.119  SD.1025 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 119) of Eric P. Lesser, Patricia A. Duffy, Joanne M. Comerford, Adam G. Hinds and others for legislation relative to public assistance for working families and the creation of a pilot program to address the impacts of the cliff effect. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.120  SD.1630 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 120) of Eric P. Lesser, Joan B. Lovely, Michael J. Barrett, Susannah M. Whipps and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a loan repayment program for human service workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.126  SD.1748 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 126) of Joan B. Lovely, Michael J. Soter, Elizabeth A. Malia, David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to supporting families dealing with sudden unexplained death in pediatrics. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.139  HD.663 By Messrs. Vargas of Haverhill and Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 139) of Andres X. Vargas, David M. Rogers and others relative to protecting internet access during the COVID-19 pandemic. Advanced Information Technology, the Internet and Cybersecurity.
S.140  SD.843 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 140) of Patrick M. O'Connor, John C. Velis, Bruce E. Tarr, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the safety of individuals with disabilities relying on life-support equipment. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.155  SD.1032 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 155) of Michael O. Moore, Joanne M. Comerford, Tami L. Gouveia, John Cronin and other members of the General Court for legislation to address inequality, promote opportunity and end poverty. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.184  HD.1540 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 184) of Christine P. Barber and others relative to ensuring equal access to medical treatments essential for people with a developmental disability, intellectual disability, or autism. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.218  HD.1801 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 218) 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.230  SD.848 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 230) of Patrick M. O'Connor, James M. Murphy, Steven G. Xiarhos, Adam J. Scanlon 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.
S.294  SD.417 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 294) of Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Adam G. Hinds and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit the use of Native American mascots by public schools in the Commonwealth. Education.
S.314  SD.519 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 314) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Mathew J. Muratore, Steven Ultrino, Mike Connolly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to universal school meals. Education.
S.318  SD.2178 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 318) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Christina A. Minicucci, Vanna Howard, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student sex education. Education.
H.327  HD.977 By Representative Chan of Quincy and Senator Feeney, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 327) of Tackey Chan, Paul R. Feeney and others relative to the licensure of appraisers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.348  SD.1303 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 348) of Eric P. Lesser, Anne M. Gobi, Jack Patrick Lewis, John Cronin and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand the capacity of career technical schools. Education.
S.357  SD.470 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 357) of Jason M. Lewis, Kate Lipper-Garabedian, Jack Patrick Lewis, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation relative increase student access to career technical education schools and programs which are aligned with regional labor market needs. Education.
S.362  SD.1307 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 362) of Jason M. Lewis, Susan L. Moran, Rebecca L. Rausch, Eric P. Lesser and other members of the Senate for legislation to provide affordable and accessible high quality early education and care to promote child development and well-being and support the economy in the Commonwealth. Education.
S.404  SD.1130 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 404) of Cindy F. Friedman, Jack Patrick Lewis, Carol A. Doherty, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen emergency preparedness for home care workers. Elder Affairs.
H.437  HD.3054 By Representative McMurtry of Dedham and Senator Feeney, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 437) of Paul McMurtry, Paul R. Feeney and others relative to a specialty pharmacy pilot program for urology. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.471  SD.451 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 471) of Cindy F. Friedman, Jack Patrick Lewis, Mike Connolly, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote political participation. Election Laws.
S.524  SD.146 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 524) of James B. Eldridge, Ruth B. Balser, Tami L. Gouveia, Brendan P. Crighton and other members of the General Court for legislation to preserve open space in the commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.564  SD.2354 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 564) of Patricia D. Jehlen and Nick Collins for legislation to establish a food justice frontline. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.599  SD.869 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 599) of Patrick M. O'Connor, James M. Murphy, John F. Keenan, Walter F. Timilty and others for legislation relative to waterways permitting. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.640  SD.1072 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 640) of Cynthia Stone Creem and Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to preserving fertility. Financial Services.
S.646  SD.1789 By Mr. Cronin, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 646) of John Cronin, Meghan Kilcoyne, Michael P. Kushmerek, David Allen Robertson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to supportive care for serious mental illness. Financial Services.
S.675  SD.2089 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 675) of Cindy F. Friedman, Julian Cyr, Susannah M. Whipps, Sal N. DiDomenico and others for legislation relative to mental health parity implementation. Financial Services.
S.698  SD.1798 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 698) of Joan B. Lovely, Michael O. Moore, Susan L. Moran and Elizabeth A. Malia for legislation to prohibit discrimination in insurance on the basis of having a naloxone prescription. Financial Services.
H.699  HD.3123 By Mr. Scanlon of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 699) of Adam J. Scanlon and others relative to vocational education. Education.
H.722  HD.380 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 722) 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.744  SD.515 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 744) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Michael D. Brady, Brendan P. Crighton, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the primary care workforce development and loan repayment grant program at community health centers. Health Care Financing.
S.750  SD.1033 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 750) of Joanne M. Comerford, Michael D. Brady, Brendan P. Crighton, Smitty Pignatelli and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve access to dental care in the Commonwealth. Health Care Financing.
S.755  SD.1282 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 755) of Julian Cyr, Michael D. Brady, Brendan P. Crighton, Smitty Pignatelli and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a community health center transition fund. Health Care Financing.
S.759  SD.1788 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 759) of Julian Cyr, Mathew J. Muratore, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the nursing home quality jobs initiative. Health Care Financing.
S.760  SD.261 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 760) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Barry R. Finegold, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Patricia A. Duffy and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce racial and ethnic health disparities through commercial rate equity for safety net hospitals. Health Care Financing.
S.761  SD.1015 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 761) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Michael O. Moore, Harriette L. Chandler 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.762  SD.1908 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 762) of Sal N. DiDomenico and James B. Eldridge for legislation to ensure equitable health coverage for children. Health Care Financing.
S.763  SD.1909 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 763) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Anne M. Gobi, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure equitable access to health coverage for children with disabilities. Health Care Financing.
S.766  SD.546 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 766) of James B. Eldridge, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Jack Patrick Lewis, Paul R. Feeney and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish medicare for all in Massachusetts. Health Care Financing.
S.774  SD.1260 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 774) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jack Patrick Lewis, Adam J. Scanlon, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify rate setting processes for home health and home care services. Health Care Financing.
S.789  SD.463 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 789) of Jason M. Lewis, Michael D. Brady, Brendan P. Crighton, Smitty Pignatelli and other members of the General Court for legislation to require MassHealth to make Graduate Medical Education payments. Health Care Financing.
S.792  SD.1157 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 792) of Jason M. Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and John F. Keenan for legislation to provide Medicaid coverage for tobacco cessation. Health Care Financing.
S.799  SD.1929 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 799) of Joan B. Lovely, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., James J. O'Day, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand equitable access to maternal postpartum care. Health Care Financing.
S.824  SD.410 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 824) of Joanne M. Comerford, James M. Murphy, Adam J. Scanlon, Patricia A. Duffy and other members of the General Court for legislation to commit to higher education the resources to insure a strong and healthy public higher education system. Higher Education.
S.846  SD.1763 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 846) of Joan B. Lovely, Michael J. Barrett, Jack Patrick Lewis, Diana DiZoglio 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.
S.891  SD.1802 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 891) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Adam Gomez, Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent COVID-19 evictions and foreclosures and promote an equitable housing recovery.. Housing.
S.937  SD.292 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 937) of Harriette L. Chandler, Kay Khan, Jack Patrick Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to end child marriage in Massachusetts. The Judiciary.
S.939  SD.1466 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 939) of Harriette L. Chandler, Tram T. Nguyen, Natalie M. Higgins, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to improve protections for sexual assault survivors. The Judiciary.
S.947  SD.2181 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 947) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jason M. Lewis, John F. Keenan, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the Senate for legislation to support survivors of trafficking and abuse and encouraging increased access to opportunities through expungement and/or sealing of records.. The Judiciary.
S.996  SD.1893 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 996) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis, Carmine Lawrence Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to restore enforcement of civil rights. The Judiciary.
S.1035  SD.1239 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1035) of Cindy F. Friedman, Jason M. Lewis, Christopher Hendricks, Maria Duaime Robinson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to treatment, not imprisonment. The Judiciary.
S.1037  SD.1642 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1037) of Cindy F. Friedman and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to provide easier and greater access to record sealing. The Judiciary.
H.1089  HD.1214 By Messrs. Garballey of Arlington and Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1089) 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.1111  HD.77 By Mr. Hawkins of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1111) of James K. Hawkins and others for legislation to establish a set of minimum reimbursement rates for labor by insurers to claimants for first- or third-party motor vehicle insurance claims in the Commonwealth. Financial Services.
S.1111  SD.796 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1111) of Michael O. Moore, Steven G. Xiarhos, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jessica Ann Giannino and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the ownership of pets by convicted animal abusers. The Judiciary.
S.1157  SD.1271 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1157) of Joseph A. Boncore, Jason M. Lewis, Rebecca L. Rausch, Diana DiZoglio and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to apprenticeship programs. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1160  SD.194 By Mr. Brady, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1160) of Michael D. Brady, Jack Patrick Lewis, Michelle M. DuBois, Erika Uyterhoeven and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure paid family and medical leave benefits for municipal employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1179  SD.774 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1179) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Eric P. Lesser, Jason M. Lewis, Diana DiZoglio 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.1214  SD.1981 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1214) of Patricia D. Jehlen, James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Eric P. Lesser and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase unemployment insurance benefits for low wage workers.. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1236  SD.412 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1236) of Marc R. Pacheco, Jason M. Lewis, Christopher Hendricks, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the scheduling of employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1247  HD.2708 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1247) of Christine P. Barber and others relative to cost and access of health insurance. Health Care Financing.
S.1272  SD.1358 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1272) of Julian Cyr, James B. Eldridge, Sarah K. Peake, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to preventing overdose deaths and increasing access to treatment. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1283  HD.1454 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1283) 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.
H.1292  HD.3849 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1292) of Elizabeth A. Malia and John F. Keenan relative to providing access to patient protection services for all residents. Health Care Financing.
S.1310  SD.1483 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1310) of Marc R. Pacheco, Carol A. Doherty, Michael D. Brady, Brian M. Ashe and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to creating intensive stabilization and treatment units within the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1311  SD.1484 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1311) of Marc R. Pacheco, Carol A. Doherty, Patrick Joseph Kearney, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to creating a pilot program to transfer high acuity behavioral health and dual diagnosis patients away from overcrowded emergency departments. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1320  SD.1536 By Mr. Brady, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1320) of Michael D. Brady, Susan Williams Gifford, Mathew J. Muratore, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation relative to zoning for flood insurance rate maps by cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1321  SD.1542 By Mr. Brady, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1321) of Michael D. Brady and Josh S. Cutler relative to tax title expense on land taken or sold for nonpayment of taxes. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1336  SD.1180 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1336) of Anne M. Gobi, Joanne M. Comerford and Hannah Kane for legislation to authorize municipal use of the prudent investor standards. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1376  SD.742 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1376) of Harriette L. Chandler, Diana DiZoglio, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Carol A. Doherty and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to safe patient handling in certain health facilities. Public Health.
S.1385  SD.1045 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1385) of Joanne M. Comerford, William N. Brownsberger, James B. Eldridge, Brian M. Ashe and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce incidence and death from pancreatic cancer. Public Health.
S.1386  SD.1067 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1386) of Joanne M. Comerford, Hannah Kane, Thomas M. Stanley, Susannah M. Whipps and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to accelerate improvements to the local and regional public health system to address disparities in the delivery of public health services. Public Health.
S.1387  SD.1853 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1387) of Joanne M. Comerford, Michael O. Moore, Elizabeth A. Malia, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to restrict toxic PFAS chemicals in consumer products to protect our health. Public Health.
S.1445  SD.748 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1445) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Michael J. Barrett, Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase access to disposable menstrual products in prisons, homeless shelters, and public schools. Public Health.
S.1447  SD.1742 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1447) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis, Carmine Lawrence Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve outdoor and indoor air quality for communities burdened by transportation pollution. Public Health.
S.1454  SD.300 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1454) of Eric P. Lesser, Anne M. Gobi, Cindy F. Friedman, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation to streamline COVID-19 vaccination sign-up in Massachusetts. Public Health.
S.1494  SD.1120 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1494) of Michael O. Moore, Jack Patrick Lewis, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Brian W. Murray and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to chemicals in food packaging. Public Health.
S.1501  SD.895 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1501) of Patrick M. O'Connor, James M. Murphy, John F. Keenan, Walter F. Timilty and others for legislation to protect air quality from carbon-emitting energy generators. Public Health.
S.1510  SD.254 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1510) of Marc R. Pacheco, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the definition of podiatry. Public Health.
S.1515  SD.699 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1515) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Liz Miranda, Mindy Domb and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equity in COVID-19 vaccination. Public Health.
S.1517  SD.1499 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1517) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Paul J. Donato, Andres X. Vargas, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote community immunity. Public Health.
S.1552  SD.2342 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1552) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to create alternatives for community emergency services. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1576  HD.991 By Mr. Galvin of Canton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1576) of William C. Galvin and others for legislation to further regulate the reporting requirements of mortgages secured by residential property. The Judiciary.
S.1576  SD.1258 By Ms. DiZoglio, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1576) of Diana DiZoglio, Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts, Clean Water Action, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce certain toxic chemicals in firefighter personal protective equipment. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1628  SD.1708 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1628) of Michael O. Moore, Kay Khan, John F. Keenan, Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation relative to police training in appropriate interactions with persons on the autism spectrum and other intellectual and developmental disabilities. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1691  SD.1291 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1691) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jack Patrick Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Diana DiZoglio and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the disability or death caused by post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Public Service.
S.1694  SD.2382 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1694) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jack Patrick Lewis, Daniel J. Ryan, Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide retirement security to care workers. Public Service.
H.1797  HD.3275 By Representatives Miranda of Boston and Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1797) of Liz Miranda, Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to parole and establishing a restorative justice program. The Judiciary.
S.1803  SD.1538 By Mr. Brady, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1803) of Michael D. Brady relative to benefits received by cities and towns prior to foreclosure of the rights of redemption under a tax title or taking. Revenue.
S.1930  SD.344 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1930) of Michael O. Moore, Anne M. Gobi, Diana DiZoglio, Brian M. Ashe and other members of the General Court for legislation to support job growth in the commonwealth. Revenue.
H.1959  HD.967 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1959) of Daniel M. Donahue and others for legislation to prevent wage theft, promote employer accountability, and enhance public enforcement. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1966  SD.933 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1966) of Patrick M. O'Connor, James M. Murphy, Mark J. Cusack, John F. Keenan and others for legislation relative to the taxation of natural gas infrastructure. Revenue.
H.1970  HD.1643 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1970) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to transparency in employee benefits reporting in private construction. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1973  SD.1592 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1973) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Jason M. Lewis, Joan B. Lovely, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to advance and promote genocide education. Revenue.
S.1979  SD.1781 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1979) of Michael F. Rush, John H. Rogers, Bruce J. Ayers, Paul R. Feeney and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to deeds excise receipts. Revenue.
H.2036  HD.2469 By Mr. Owens of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2036) of Steven C. Owens and others relative to expanding access to commuter transit benefits offered by employers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.2040  SD.2251 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2040) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Christina A. Minicucci, Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr., Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to language access and inclusion. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2067  HD.1419 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2067) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to persons in the custody of the correctional facilities receiving medication for opioid use disorders. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.2082  SD.2143 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2082) of Jason M. Lewis, Kay Khan, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to modernize participation in public meetings. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2088  HD.3167 By Representatives Fernandes of Falmouth and Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2088) of Dylan A. Fernandes, Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to preventing overdose deaths and increasing access to treatment. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2113  HD.3898 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2113) of Elizabeth A. Malia and John F. Keenan for legislation to remove administrative barriers to behavioral health services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2114  HD.3937 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2114) of Elizabeth A. Malia and John F. Keenan relative to improving access to behavioral health services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2115  HD.4021 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2115) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the establishment of a statewide children’s mental health ombudsman program within the Office of the Child Advocate. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.2135  SD.1418 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2135) of Joseph A. Boncore, Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to energy facilities siting reform to address environmental justice, climate, and public health. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2147  SD.978 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2147) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Edward J. Kennedy, Joanne M. Comerford, Walter F. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote energy efficient lighting, conserve energy, regulate outdoor night lighting, and reduce light pollution. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2186  SD.2206 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2186) of Adam Gomez, Eric P. Lesser, Orlando Ramos, Michelle L. Ciccolo and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure a healthy future for environmental justice communities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2197  SD.2381 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2197) of Eric P. Lesser, Adam Gomez, Jay D. Livingstone, Orlando Ramos and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent biomass energy to protect the air we breathe. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2200  SD.834 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2200) of Jason M. Lewis, Kenneth I. Gordon, Jack Patrick Lewis, Carmine Lawrence Gentile and other members of the General Court 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.
S.2209  SD.939 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2209) of Patrick M. O'Connor, James M. Murphy, Mark J. Cusack, John F. Keenan and others for legislation relative to air monitoring stations. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2214  SD.944 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2214) of Patrick M. O'Connor, John F. Keenan, Walter F. Timilty and Mark J. Cusack for legislation relative to the impact of natural gas transfer facilities on public health. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2218  SD.1690 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2218) of Marc R. Pacheco for legislation relative to a residential PACE program. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2226  SD.2102 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2226) of Marc R. Pacheco, Maria Duaime Robinson, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for building justice with jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2243  SD.1204 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2243) of Adam G. Hinds, Anne M. Gobi, Joanne M. Comerford, Adam J. Scanlon and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand membership opportunities in local cultural councils. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.2246  SD.2105 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2246) of Edward J. Kennedy, Colleen M. Garry, David Allen Robertson, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation to rebuild the Commonwealth’s cultural future. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2246  HD.2488 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2246) of Tackey Chan and others relative to the training of certified nurses aides. Public Health.
H.2250  HD.2564 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2250) of Claire D. Cronin and John F. Keenan relative to the administration of opioid maintenance treatment in the prescription monitoring program. Public Health.
H.2368  HD.1714 By Ms. Meschino of Hull, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2368) of Joan Meschino and others relative to notification of front-line health care workers to exposure of Coronavirus. Public Health.
H.2382  HD.1936 By Representatives O'Day of West Boylston and Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2382) of James J. O'Day, Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to regulate certain support services by creating certification for substance use disorder recovery coaches. Public Health.
S.2402  SD.167 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by resolutions, Senate, No. 2402) of James B. Eldridge, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Adam J. Scanlon, Walter F. Timilty 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.2469  SD.2569 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2469) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ryan C. Fattman, Steven G. Xiarhos, Colleen M. Garry, Kate Hogan and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish August 31st as Overdose Awareness Day in the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2493  Senate, July 19, 2021 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 294) of Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Adam G. Hinds and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit the use of Native American mascots by public schools in the Commonwealth; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 581) of Nika C. Elugardo, Tami L. Gouveia and others relative to prohibiting the use of Native American mascots by public schools in the Commonwealth, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2493).
S.2495  Senate, July 19, 2021 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 318) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Christina A. Minicucci, Vanna Howard, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student sex education; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 615) of Natalie M. Higgins, Jack Patrick Lewis and others for legislation to authorize a consent program to prevent and reduce the incidence of sexual assault; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 673) of James J. O'Day, Vanna Howard and others relative to public schools choosing to teach human sexual education or human sexuality issues, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2495).
S.2525  Senate, September 13, 2021 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 370) of Michael O. Moore, John C. Velis and Eric P. Lesser for legislation to establish a hate crimes grant program; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1973) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Jason M. Lewis, Joan B. Lovely, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to advance and promote genocide education; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 563) of Michael S. Day and others relative to the establishment of a grant program for the education and prevention of hate crimes and incidences of bias in public schools; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 692) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others relative to requiring instruction on the Holocaust and genocide in public schools, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2525) (Representative Pease of Westfield dissenting).
S.2527  Senate, September 13, 2021 -- The committee on Public Service, to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2508) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John F. Keenan for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Li Zhang, an employee of the Department of Unemployment Assistance, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2527).
S.2534  An Act relative to healthy youth
S.2541  Senate, September 23, 2021 -- Text of the Senate Bill relative to healthy youth (being the text of Senate, No. 2534, printed as amended)
H.2547  HD.326 By Mr. Xiarhos of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2547) of Steven G. Xiarhos and others relative to providing for the care and transportation of police dogs injured in the line of duty. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2557  Senate, October 14, 2021 -- The committee on Senate Ways and Means, to whom was referred the Senate Bill concerning genocide education (Senate, No. 2525),- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2557).
S.2583  Senate, November 17, 2021 -- The committee on Health Care Financing, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 738) of Joseph A. Boncore for legislation to protect pregnant and postpartum patients; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 799) of Joan B. Lovely, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., James J. O'Day, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand equitable access to maternal postpartum care; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1297) of Liz Miranda and others for legislation to extend MassHealth standard coverage to pregnant and postpartum residents of the Commonwealth, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2583).
H.2609  HD.2513 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2609) of Mark J. Cusack and John F. Keenan relative to the membership of the PRIM board. Public Service.
S.2613  Senate, January 10, 2022 -- The committee on Public Health, to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1376) of Harriette L. Chandler, Diana DiZoglio, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Carol A. Doherty and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to safe patient handling in certain health facilities, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2613).
H.2665  HD.1571 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2665) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others relative to residency requirements for certain public safety officials in cities and towns. Public Service.
S.2720  Senate, March 3, 2022 -- The committee on Labor and Workforce Development, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1218) of John F. Keenan, Jack Patrick Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand access to commuter transit benefits offered by employers; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2036) of Steven C. Owens and others relative to expanding access to commuter transit benefits offered by employers, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2720).
S.2730  Senate, February 28, 2022 -- The committee on Senate Ways and Means, to whom was referred the Senate Bill to increase access to disposable menstrual products in prisons, homeless shelters, and public schools (Senate, No. 1445) (also based on Senate, No. 2016),- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft entitled "An Act to increase access to disposable menstrual products" (Senate, No. 2730).
S.2731  Senate, February 28, 2022 -- The committee on Senate Ways and Means, to whom was referred the Senate Bill relative to expanding equitable access to maternal postpartum care (Senate, No. 2583),- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2731).
S.2749  Senate, March 10, 2022 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 308) of John Cronin for legislation for  equitable workforce development; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 348) of Eric P. Lesser, Anne M. Gobi, Jack Patrick Lewis, John Cronin and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand the capacity of career technical schools; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 350) of Eric P. Lesser, Rebecca L. Rausch and Carol A. Doherty for legislation to expand dual enrollment for high school students in Gateway Cities; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 351) of Eric P. Lesser, Hannah Kane, Bruce E. Tarr, Brendan P. Crighton and others for legislation to expand high school student access to earn industry recognized credentials; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 357) of Jason M. Lewis, Kate Lipper-Garabedian, Jack Patrick Lewis, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation relative increase student access to career technical education schools and programs which are aligned with regional labor market needs, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2749).
H.2751  HD.2368 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2751) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and John F. Keenan relative to the membership of the Pension Reserve Investment Management Board. Public Service.
S.2812  Senate, April 7, 2022 -- The committee on Higher Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 824) of Joanne M. Comerford, James M. Murphy, Adam J. Scanlon, Patricia A. Duffy and other members of the General Court for legislation to commit to higher education the resources to insure a strong and healthy public higher education system; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 829) of James B. Eldridge, Natalie M. Higgins, Maria Duaime Robinson, Brian W. Murray and other members of the General Court for legislation to guarantee debt-free public higher education; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 842) of Eric P. Lesser and Diana DiZoglio for legislation relative to the endowment match program; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 848) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to establish the Bridge the Gap Scholarship to universalize access to community colleges; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 851) of Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to the Massachusetts State College Building Authority; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 852) of Michael O. Moore, Maria Duaime Robinson, Brian M. Ashe and James B. Eldridge for legislation to break generational cycles of poverty; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1220) of Eric P. Lesser, Patricia A. Duffy, Brian M. Ashe and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to community college tuition, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2812).
S.2814  Senate, April 7, 2022 -- The committee on Higher Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 839) of John F. Keenan for legislation to establish a behavioral health workforce center; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1346) of Kay Khan for legislation to establish a behavioral health workforce center of excellence at a state or community college, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2814).
S.2815  Senate, April 7, 2022 -- The committee on Higher Education to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 846) of Joan B. Lovely, Michael J. Barrett, Jack Patrick Lewis, Diana DiZoglio and other members of the General Court for legislation to create higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism, and other developmental disabilities, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2815).
S.2827  Senate, April 14, 2022 -- The committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight, to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2073) of John F. Keenan, Thomas Emswiler, Christine P. Barber, Maria Duaime Robinson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Massachusetts time zones, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2827).
S.2832  Building Environmental Justice and Energy Efficiency With Jobs
H.2842  HD.657 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2842) of Tackey Chan and others relative to the expiration date of the film tax credit. Revenue.
S.2883  Senate, May 19, 2022 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 288) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Elizabeth A. Malia, Patrick M. O'Connor and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to universal prekindergarten access; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 312) of Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to improve literacy skills; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 317) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael O. Moore, Brendan P. Crighton, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to rates of payment for early childhood education and care programs; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 319) of Sal N. DiDomenico and James B. Eldridge for legislation to ensure high quality pre-kindergarten education; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 320) of Diana DiZoglio for legislation to establish an online system to process background checks by the Department of Early Education and Care; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 339) of Adam Gomez for legislation to create a disproportionate share childcare provider fund; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 358) of Jason M. Lewis and Jack Patrick Lewis for legislation to preserve early education support for families; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 362) of Jason M. Lewis, Susan L. Moran, Rebecca L. Rausch, Eric P. Lesser and other members of the Senate for legislation to provide affordable and accessible high quality early education and care to promote child development and well-being and support the economy in the Commonwealth; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 393) of Walter F. Timilty, James M. Murphy and Hannah Kane for legislation to strengthen the background checks process, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2883).
H.2906  HD.1930 By Mr. Galvin of Canton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2906) of William C. Galvin and others relative to deeds excise receipts. Revenue.
H.3088  HD.2249 By Mr. Vitolo of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3088) of Tommy Vitolo and others relative to commuter transit tax benefits. Revenue.
H.3644  HD.842 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3644) of Tackey Chan and others for legislation to increase the annuities paid to certain disabled veterans and their families. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.4202  HD.4461 By Ms. Meschino of Hull, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joan Meschino and others relative to waivers for non-fault overpayments of certain unemployment insurance benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.4242  An Act relative to the licensure of appraisers
H.4248  An Act enhancing the market review process
H.4253  An Act enhancing the market review process
H.4262  House bill No. 4253, as amended and passed to be engrossed by the House. November 17, 2021.
H.4353  HD.4596 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4353) of Mark J. Cusack, Walter F. Timilty and John F. Keenan (with the approval of the mayor and town council) that the city known as the town of Braintree be authorized to designate polling places for each voting precinct in said city. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4444  HD.4754 By Representatives Cutler of Pembroke and LaNatra of Kingston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Josh S. Cutler, Kathleen R. LaNatra and others for legislation to establish penalties for the disposal of radioactive waste into the Commonwealth's waters. The Judiciary.
H.4529  HD.4880 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4529) of Mark J. Cusack, Walter F. Timilty and John F. Keenan (with approval of the mayor and city council) that the city known as the town of Braintree be authorized to provide for the retirement of Richard Seibert, a police officer of said town. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4604  An Act relative to apprenticeship programs
H.4681  An Act to prevent wage theft, promote employer accountability, and enhance public enforcement.
H.4698  An Act relative to the scheduling of employees
H.4752  An Act providing for the retirement of Richard Seibert, a police officer in the city known as the town of Braintree
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.