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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Jennifer L. Flanagan Served 2009 - 2017 Democrat - Worcester and Middlesex

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  Jennifer.Flanagan@masenate.gov

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Boston, MA, 02133
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Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
  HD.3556 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Stephen L. DiNatale and Jennifer L. Flanagan relative to the definition of "owner" under the laws regulating estates of homestead. The Judiciary.
  HD.4062 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to the visitation rights of great grandparents. The Judiciary.
  HD.4311 By Mr. Zlotnik of Gardner, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jonathan D. Zlotnik and others for legislation to eliminate the inventory tax for manufacturers. Revenue.
S.26  SD.236 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 26) of Karen E. Spilka, Anthony W. Petruccelli, John Hart, Jr., James F. Burke, Jr., Mass. Sheriff's Assoc. and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand juvenile jurisdiction, increase public safety and protect children from harm. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.27  SD.345 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 27) of Thomas M. McGee, Paul J. Donato, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to foster care children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.31  SD.368 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 31) of Karen E. Spilka, Paul J. Donato, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to children who are the subject of an abuse and neglect investigation. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.35  SD.501 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 35) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Linda Dorcena Forry, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation regarding pathways to family economic self-sufficiency . Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.45  SD.1576 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 45) of Harriette L. Chandler, Matthew A. Beaton, Michael O. Moore, Gale D. Candaras and others for legislation relative to child custody. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.135  HD.364 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 135) of James J. O'Day and others relative to housing and support services to unaccompanied homeless youth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.151  HD.1379 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 151) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to assist people with disabilities in realizing their rights and exercising their responsibilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.172  SD.1622 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 172) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Jennifer L. Flanagan, James Arciero and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to rail-trail construction . Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.198  SD.296 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 198) of James E. Timilty, Stephen L. DiNatale, Jennifer L. Flanagan and Steven S. Howitt for legislation relative to thoroughbred horse breeding. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.208  SD.1489 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 208) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Michael R. Knapik, Harriette L. Chandler, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to dropout prevention and recovery. Education.
S.209  SD.34 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 209) of Katherine M. Clark, Jason M. Lewis, John W. Scibak, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation realtive to healthy youth and sex education. Education.
S.210  SD.168 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 210) of Katherine M. Clark, Martha M. Walz, Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to safe and supportive schools. Education.
S.223  SD.765 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 223) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, Marc R. Pacheco, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the quality in early education care centers. Education.
H.267  HD.999 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 267) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.283  HD.52 By Mr. Rosa of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 283) of Dennis A. Rosa and others relative to the prevention of credit card company unfair business practices. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.288  SD.1653 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 288) of Harriette L. Chandler, Richard T. Moore, Bruce E. Tarr, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Commonwealth's nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.422  SD.662 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 422) of Harriette L. Chandler, John W. Scibak, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Gale D. Candaras and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to financial services contracts for dental benefits corporations. Financial Services.
S.423  SD.664 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 423) of Harriette L. Chandler, John W. Scibak, Jennifer L. Flanagan and Gale D. Candaras for legislation relative to increase choice for dental patients. Financial Services.
S.498  SD.880 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 498) of Daniel A. Wolf, Anne M. Gobi, Brian R. Mannal, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent inappropriate denials for medically necessary services. Financial Services.
S.538  SD.1396 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 538) of Richard T. Moore, John W. Scibak, Stephen L. DiNatale, Carlos Henriquez and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the provider's council. Health Care Financing.
S.557  SD.754 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 557) of Marc R. Pacheco, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, Walter F. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to patient safety. Health Care Financing.
S.574  SD.99 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 574) of Gale D. Candaras, John W. Scibak, Stephen L. DiNatale, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote higher education among employees of human services provider organizations. Higher Education.
S.585  SD.189 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 585) of Michael O. Moore, Tom Sannicandro, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a commission on the funding needs for quality public higher education. Higher Education.
S.587  SD.210 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 587) of Karen E. Spilka, John W. Scibak, Stephen L. DiNatale, Alan Silvia and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote higher education among employees of human services provider organizations. Higher Education.
S.645  SD.328 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 645) of Katherine M. Clark, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Thomas M. Stanley, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide protection from child enticement. The Judiciary.
S.648  SD.331 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 648) of Katherine M. Clark, John W. Scibak, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide protection from photographing, videotaping or electronically surveilling a partially nude or nude child. The Judiciary.
S.649  SD.332 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 649) of Katherine M. Clark, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Thomas M. Stanley, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to providing protection from subsequent violations of restraining orders. The Judiciary.
S.656  SD.1613 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 656) of Katherine M. Clark, Paul Brodeur, Donald H. Wong, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect our communities. The Judiciary.
S.706  SD.1246 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 706) of Cynthia S. Creem and Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation to clarify homestead estates and real estate titles. The Judiciary.
H.715  HD.789 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 715) of Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation to establish a snowmobile educational safety program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.863  HD.122 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 863) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
S.918  SD.1510 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 918) of John F. Keenan, Jennifer L. Flanagan and Denise Andrews for legislation relative to the discharge of persons incompetent to stand trial. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.927  SD.94 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 927) of Harriette L. Chandler, Mary S. Keefe, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Worcester County Commission on the Status of Women. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.942  SD.618 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 942) of James B. Eldridge, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect abandoned animals in vacant properties. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.948  HD.1606 By Representative Malia of Boston and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 948) of Elizabeth A. Malia, John F. Keenan and others for legislation to expand coverage and access to behavioral health services. Financial Services.
S.967  SD.310 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 967) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Steven S. Howitt, Richard T. Moore, James M. Cantwell and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the powers of town moderators. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.999  SD.35 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 999) of Katherine M. Clark, William N. Brownsberger, John W. Scibak, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the responsible counseling of pregnant women. Public Health.
H.1127  HD.3170 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1127) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to provide financing for the production and preservation of housing for low and moderate income residents. Housing.
S.1150  SD.19 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1150) of Michael O. Moore and Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation realtive to reforming volunteer towing regulations. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1172  SD.1101 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1172) of Karen E. Spilka, Louis L. Kafka, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure the safety of people with pets in disasters. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1187  SD.578 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1187) of James E. Timilty, Sarah K. Peake, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to require health care employers to develop and implement programs to prevent workplace violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1199  SD.1078 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1199) of James E. Timilty, Louis L. Kafka, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Daniel B. Winslow and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to regional 911 emergency communication districts. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1222  SD.1178 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1222) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Thomas M. McGee, Jennifer L. Flanagan and Sean Garballey for legislation relative to the annual allowance for widows and widowers of certain public employees. Public Service.
S.1223  SD.1465 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1223) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jennifer L. Flanagan and Sean Garballey for legislation to modify the retirement benefits of certain widows and surviving spouses. Public Service.
S.1255  SD.52 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1255) of Michael O. Moore, Stephen L. DiNatale and Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation relative to the placement of the children of corrections officers on the civil service eligibility list. Public Service.
H.1281  HD.2204 By Mr. D'Emilia of Bridgewater, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1281) of Angelo L. D'Emilia and others for legislation to establish a prison mitigation fund for cities and towns hosting Department of Correction facilities. The Judiciary.
S.1298  SD.924 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1298) of James E. Timilty, Michael O. Moore, Mark J. Cusack, Paul J. Donato and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining. Public Service.
H.1308  HD.2894 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1308) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to the use of insanity as a criminal defense. The Judiciary.
S.1572  SD.705 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1572) of Cynthia S. Creem, Alice Hanlon Peisch, James B. Eldridge, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to energy efficiency funds generated by municipal light plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1576  SD.1199 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1576) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael F. Rush, Tackey Chan, Mark J. Cusack and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the failure to remove existing poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1594  SD.379 By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1594) of John Hart, Jr., Michael F. Rush, Tackey Chan, Mark J. Cusack and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the safe operation of utility vaults. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1643  SD.671 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1643) of Harriette L. Chandler, Gale D. Candaras, Jennifer L. Flanagan, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to motor vehicle license suspension. Transportation.
H.1766  HD.517 By Ms. Story of Amherst and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1766) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing and harrassment, without regard to protected class status. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1784  HD.467 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1784) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to proportional payments of the Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1880  SD.1896 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James B. Eldridge, Therese Murray, Bruce E. Tarr, Katherine M. Clark and other members of the Senate for legislation to improve drinking water and wastewater infrastructure. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.1886  SD.1892 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Stephen M. Brewer, Gailanne M. Cariddi, Paul McMurtry, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate central service technicians. Public Health.
H.1893  HD.1167 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1893) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to training facilities for psychologists. Public Health.
S.1911  SD.1920 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1911) of Richard T. Moore, Michael J. Rodrigues, Katherine M. Clark, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a commission on the status of children and youth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.1934  HD.645 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1934) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to mandatory blood tests of certain persons having blood contact. Public Health.
S.1965  SD.1945 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John F. Keenan, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Elizabeth A. Malia, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce prescription drug tampering and abuse. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.2008  SD.1992 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Donald F. Humason, Jr., James E. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to juvenile life with parole . The Judiciary.
H.2029  HD.1307 By Ms. Malia of Boston and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2029) of Elizabeth A. Malia, John F. Keenan and others relative to the certification of alcohol-free and drug-free housing by the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.2222  HD.2844 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2222) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to the placement of the children of corrections officers on the civil service eligibility list. Public Service.
S.2244  SD.2090 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Donald F. Humason, Jr., James M. Cantwell, Leah Cole and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to distinctive registration plates. Transportation.
S.2281  SD.2106 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senatre, No. 2281) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jay Livingstone, Frank I. Smizik, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote public safety and to protect access to reproductive health care facilities. The Judiciary.
H.2292  HD.609 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2292) of Stephen L. DiNatale and Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Deane Smith, an employee of the Department of Correction. Public Service.
S.2377  SD.2153 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2377) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jennifer L. Flanagan and Harold P. Naughton, Jr. (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the board of selectmen of the town of Clinton to appoint the Town Treasurer. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2927  HD.643 By Messrs. DiNatale of Fitchburg and Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2927) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to regulate the establishment of municipal lighting plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2928  HD.811 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2928) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to authorize the North Central Chamber of Commerce to establish a pilot program for net metering of electricity for manufacturers. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2941  HD.3128 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2941) of Sean Garballey and others relative to improving outdoor lighting and increasing dark-sky visibility. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2945  HD.1886 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2945) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Telecommunications and Cable and the Department of Public Utilities to regulate the use of double utility poles . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3042  HD.608 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3042) of Stephen L. DiNatale and Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation to designate a certain bridge in the city of Fitchburg as the George J. Bourque memorial bridge. Transportation.
H.3240  HD.662 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3240) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to the penalties for the use or manufacture of hidden compartments for the purpose of transporting or distributing controlled substances. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3432  HD.3141 By Representatives Naughton of Clinton and Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3432) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., Kimberly N. Ferguson and Jennifer L. Flanagan (by vote of the town) that the town of Sterling be authorized to withdraw from the career pay incentive program for police officers. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3445  HD.3606 By Mr. Zlotnik of Gardner, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3445) of Jonathan D. Zlotnik and Jennifer L. Flanagan (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to property tax exemptions by certain veteran organizations in the city of Gardner. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3448  HD.3622 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3448) of Stephen L. DiNatale and Jennifer L. Flanagan (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to grant an additional license for the sale wines and malt beverages in the city of Fitchburg. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3525  HD.3531 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to the term of appointment of non-civil service police officers. Public Service.
H.3826  HD.3988 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jennifer E. Benson and Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for James Cooney, an employee of the Department of Correction. Public Service.
H.3889  HD.4029 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ellen Story and others that the Division of Medical Assistance provide coverage of screenings for postpartum depression. Public Health.
H.3991  HD.4152 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Garrett J. Bradley and Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation to create a better life experience for individuals with disabilities program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.4507  HD.4484 By Representative Naughton of Clinton and Senator Chandler, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4507) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., Harriette L. Chandler and Jennifer L. Flanagan (by vote of the town) that the board of selectmen of the town of Clinton be authorized to appoint the town collector for said town. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.