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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Joanne M. Comerford Democrat - Hampshire, Franklin and Worcester

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  Jo.Comerford@masenate.gov

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  SD.2492 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by resolve) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to provide for an investigation and study by a special commission relative to long COVID related needs in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Public Health.
  SD.2594 Senate, May 8, 2023 -- (Filed by Ms. Comerford) Order relative to the calling of a proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to agricultural and horticultural lands.
S.13  SD.261 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 13) of Joanne M. Comerford, Susannah M. Whipps, Susan Williams Gifford, Hannah Kane and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to agricultural and horticultural lands. Revenue.
S.39  SD.311 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 39) of Joanne M. Comerford, Susannah M. Whipps, Michael O. Moore, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect our soil and farms from PFAS contamination. Agriculture.
S.40  SD.598 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 40) of Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to promote the growing and use of hemp and hemp products. Agriculture.
S.41  SD.611 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 41) of Joanne M. Comerford, Susannah M. Whipps, Hannah Kane, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court that provisions be made for an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to promote equity in agriculture. Agriculture.
S.42  SD.875 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 42) of Joanne M. Comerford, Susannah M. Whipps, Hannah Kane, Susan Williams Gifford and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen local food systems. Agriculture.
S.64  SD.293 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 64) of Joanne M. Comerford and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to support families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.65  SD.662 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 65) of Joanne M. Comerford and Liz Miranda for legislation to protect benefits owed to foster children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.66  SD.1412 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 66) of Joanne M. Comerford and Vanna Howard for legislation to establish the Massachusetts foster care review office. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.67  SD.1974 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 67) of Joanne M. Comerford, Adam Scanlon, Kelly W. Pease, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to allow spouses to serve as caregivers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.68  SD.2253 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 68) of Joanne M. Comerford, Sean Garballey and Vanna Howard for legislation to establish a bill of rights for children in foster care. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.145  SD.312 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 145) of Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis, John F. Keenan, James B. Eldridge and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to menstrual product ingredient disclosure. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.241  SD.271 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 241) of Joanne M. Comerford that provisions be made for an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to special education funding reform. Education.
S.242  SD.314 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 242) of Joanne M. Comerford and Mindy Domb for legislation to establish a green and healthy schools working group and implementation plan. Education.
S.243  SD.605 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 243) of Joanne M. Comerford, Adam Scanlon, Adam Scanlon, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish farm to school grants to promote healthy eating and strengthen the agricultural economy. Education.
S.244  SD.612 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 244) of Joanne M. Comerford and Susannah M. Whipps for legislation to fairly reimburse local school transportation of foster children. Education.
S.245  SD.857 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 245) of Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Patricia D. Jehlen, Michael J. Barrett 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.246  SD.2067 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 246) of Joanne M. Comerford, Liz Miranda, Adam Gomez, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to empower students and schools to thrive. Education.
S.445  SD.279 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 445) of Joanne M. Comerford and James K. Hawkins for legislation to establish an ecologically-based mosquito management program in the Commonwealth to protect public health. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.446  SD.289 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 446) of Joanne M. Comerford, Mindy Domb and Edward J. Kennedy for legislation to expand access to trails for people of all abilities. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.447  SD.2089 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 447) of Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to the Quabbin watershed and regional equity. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.448  SD.2261 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 448) of Joanne M. Comerford, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and James B. Eldridge for legislation to invest in natural and working lands. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.595  SD.1416 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 595) of Joanne M. Comerford and Mindy Domb for legislation to strengthen the control of contagious and infectious diseases in the Commonwealth. Financial Services.
S.596  SD.1994 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 596) of Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to trans-inclusive health care access. Financial Services.
H.677  HD.2929 By Representative Domb of Amherst and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 677) of Mindy Domb and Joanne M. Comerford (by vote of the town) relative to providing for ranked-choice voting in the city know as the town of Amherst. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
H.714  HD.52 By Representative Sabadosa of Northampton and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 714) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa and Joanne M. Comerford (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to ranked choice voting in the city of Northampton. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
H.715  HD.55 By Representative Sabadosa of Northampton and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 715) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa and Joanne M. Comerford (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to amending the charter of the city of Northampton to allow resident non-citizens to vote in preliminary and city elections. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
H.716  HD.56 By Representative Sabadosa of Northampton and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 716) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa and Joanne M. Comerford (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to amending the charter of the city of Northampton to allow residents sixteen years or age or older to vote in preliminary and city elections. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
S.726  SD.259 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 726) of Joanne M. Comerford, Mindy Domb, Jack Patrick Lewis, Mathew J. Muratore and others for legislation to protect the homes of seniors and disabled people on MassHealth. Health Care Financing.
S.727  SD.608 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 727) of Joanne M. Comerford and James B. Eldridge for legislation to support equal access to community care for elders and the disabled. Health Care Financing.
H.738  HD.2487 By Representative Sabadosa of Northampton and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 738) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Joanne M. Comerford and others for an investigation by a special commission relative to threats posed by nuclear weapons and climate change. Emergency Preparedness and Management.
S.813  SD.262 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 813) of Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to improve access to affordable higher education. Higher Education.
S.814  SD.287 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 814) of Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to expand access to the higher education endowment matching program. Higher Education.
S.815  SD.610 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 815) of Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to improve access to affordable community college. Higher Education.
S.816  SD.2092 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 816) of Joanne M. Comerford, Paul W. Mark, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jack Patrick Lewis 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.920  SD.263 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 920) of Joanne M. Comerford, Mindy Domb, Susan Williams Gifford, Hannah Kane and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage the donation of food to persons in need. The Judiciary.
S.921  SD.291 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 921) of Joanne M. Comerford, Mindy Domb, Thomas M. Stanley, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation to protect equity for homeowners facing foreclosure. The Judiciary.
S.1150  SD.272 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1150) of Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to state employment postings. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1237  SD.270 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1237) of Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Susannah M. Whipps, Vanna Howard and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student mental health. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1238  SD.1413 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1238) of Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to establish peer-run respite centers throughout the Commonwealth. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1330  SD.264 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1330) of Joanne M. Comerford, Ryan C. Fattman, William N. Brownsberger, Carmine Lawrence Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce incidence and death from pancreatic cancer. Public Health.
S.1331  SD.265 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1331) of Joanne M. Comerford, Anne M. Gobi, Mindy Domb, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to end of life options. Public Health.
S.1332  SD.295 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1332) of Joanne M. Comerford, Paul R. Feeney, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect patients and health care workers from exposure to surgical smoke. Public Health.
S.1333  SD.315 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1333) of Joanne M. Comerford, Mindy Domb, Jason M. Lewis, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit nonconsensual intimate examinations of anesthetized or unconscious patients. Public Health.
S.1334  SD.603 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1334) of Joanne M. Comerford, Hannah Kane, Jack Patrick Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico 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.1335  SD.1966 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1335) of Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, Lydia Edwards and other members of the General Court for legislation to update the regulations governing licensed birth centers in Massachusetts. Public Health.
S.1336  SD.2079 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1336) of Joanne M. Comerford and John F. Keenan for legislation to expand access to the certified nurses’ aides certification process. Public Health.
H.1371  HD.54 By Representative Sabadosa of Northampton and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1371) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa and Joanne M. Comerford (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Northampton be authorized to prohibit landlords and brokers from requiring broker's commissions to be paid by tenants or prospective tenants. Housing. [Local Approval Received.]
S.1487  SD.266 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by resolutions, Senate, No. 1487) of Joanne M. Comerford, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Tackey Chan, Erika Uyterhoeven and other members of the General Court for the adoption of resolutions to embrace the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and move the US back from the brink of nuclear war. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1488  SD.606 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1488) of Joanne M. Comerford and Lindsay N. Sabadosa that provisions be made for an investigation and study by a special commission relative to the existential threats posed by nuclear weapons and climate change to the commonwealth of Massachusetts. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1489  SD.2257 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1489) (subject to Joint Rule 9) of Joanne M. Comerford, Susannah M. Whipps and Colleen M. Garry for legislation to create a Municipal and Public Safety Building Authority. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1626  SD.274 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1626) of Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to extend veterans retirement buyback opportunities. Public Service.
S.1768  SD.260 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1768) of Joanne M. Comerford, Michael J. Barrett and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to improve the earned income credit for working families. Revenue.
S.1769  SD.280 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1769) of Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to reform payments in lieu of taxes for state-owned land. Revenue.
S.1771  SD.1982 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1771) of Joanne M. Comerford, Patricia D. Jehlen, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to grant a local option for a real estate transfer fee to fund affordable housing. Revenue.
S.1976  SD.268 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1976) of Joanne M. Comerford, Mindy Domb, Jack Patrick Lewis, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish an Indigenous Peoples Day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1977  SD.296 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1977) of Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to advance equity for rural communities receiving state grants. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1978  SD.316 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1978) of Joanne M. Comerford, Mindy Domb, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish gender-neutral bathrooms. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1979  SD.661 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1979) of Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis, Michael J. Barrett, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a jail and prison construction moratorium. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2088  SD.313 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2088) of Joanne M. Comerford and Susannah M. Whipps for legislation to protect consumers from unreasonable utility rate increases. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2089  SD.830 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2089) of Joanne M. Comerford and Mindy Domb for legislation to promote solar energy canopies on large parking lots. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2090  SD.840 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2090) of Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to incorporate embodied carbon into state climate policy. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2091  SD.863 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2091) of Joanne M. Comerford and Jack Patrick Lewis for legislation to reform energy system planning for equity and climate transformation. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2092  SD.1979 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2092) of Joanne M. Comerford and Steven Owens for legislation to make methane accounting truthful helps. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2093  SD.1991 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2093) of Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to expand access to the fossil fuel free demonstration project. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2204  SD.267 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2204) of Joanne M. Comerford, Mindy Domb, Michael O. Moore, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to facilitate better interactions between police officers and persons with autism spectrum disorder. Transportation.
S.2205  SD.284 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2205) of Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to facilitate cost efficient transportation. Transportation.
S.2206  SD.846 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2206) of Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to prohibit video recording or broadcasting while driving. Transportation.
S.2207  SD.1415 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2207) of Joanne M. Comerford, Mindy Domb, Jacob R. Oliveira, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to gender identity on Massachusetts identification. Transportation.
S.2311  SD.282 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2311) of Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to provide for timely reimbursement of cities and towns for veterans' benefits. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2379  SD.2507 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2379) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joanne M. Comerford and Natalie M. Blais for legislation to exempt Barbara Killeen from certain requirements of the retired municipal teacher program. Public Service.
S.2388  SD.2519 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2388) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joanne M. Comerford and Natalie M. Blais for legislation to provide a sustainable future for rural schools. Education.
S.2401  SD.2592 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2401) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joanne M. Comerford and Susannah M. Whipps for legislation to provide veteran annuity benefits to Raymond Steele. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.2447  HD.367 By Representative Blais of Deerfield and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2447) of Natalie M. Blais and Joanne M. Comerford (by vote of the town) that the town of Montague be authorized to exempt all positions in the police department from the civil service law. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2506  SD.2839 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2506) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joanne M. Comerford, Natalie M. Blais, Rebecca L. Rausch, John J. Cronin and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a state disaster relief fund for emergency management. Emergency Preparedness and Management.
S.2671  Senate, February 22, 2024 -- Text of the Senate amendment (Senator Comerford) to the House Bill authorizing the town of Bernardston to continue the employment of fire chief Peter Shedd (House, No. 4064).
H.3224  HD.53 By Representative Sabadosa of Northampton and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3224) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa and Joanne M. Comerford (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Northampton be authorized to require new and substantially remodeled or rehabilitated buildings to use electricity for all building energy needs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3715  HD.4194 By Representative Sabadosa of Northampton and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3715) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa and Joanne M. Comerford (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Northampton be authorized to grant seven licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises in said town. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3719  HD.4186 By Representative Sabadosa of Northampton and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3719) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa and Joanne M. Comerford (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to civil service positions in the department of public works of the city of Northampton. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3725  HD.4165 By Representative Blais of Deerfield and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3725) of Natalie M. Blais and Joanne M. Comerford (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to amending the charter of the city known as the town of Greenfield. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3734  HD.4164 By Representative Domb of Amherst and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3734) of Mindy Domb and Joanne M. Comerford (by vote of the town) that the city known as the town of Amherst be authorized to establish a real estate transfer fee in said town. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3813  HD.4269 By Representative Saunders of Belchertown and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Aaron L. Saunders and Joanne M. Comerford (by vote of the towns) that Joseph J. Cuneo be authorized to continue employment as fire chief of the towns of Wendell and New Salem, notwithstanding the maximum age requirement. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3840  HD.4303 By Representative Domb of Amherst and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3840) of Mindy Domb and Joanne M. Comerford (with the approval of the town council) that the city known as the town of Amherst be authorized to extend local voting rights for lawful permanent residents residing in said town. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3841  HD.4307 By Representative Blais of Deerfield and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3841) of Natalie M. Blais and Joanne M. Comerford (by vote of the town) relative to the construction and operation of systems of sewers in the town of Deerfield. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3843  HD.4306 By Representative Blais of Deerfield and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3843) of Natalie M. Blais and Joanne M. Comerford (by vote of the town) that the town of Deerfield be authorized to continue the employment of police department members Michael W. Habel, Robert A Thratcher and Mark Jacques. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3938  HD.4404 By Representative Whipps of Athol and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3938) of Susannah M. Whipps and Joanne M. Comerford (by vote of the town) relative to authorizing the town of Northfield to continue the employment of Floyd Dunnell, III, as fire chief of said town notwithstanding the maximum age requirement. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4003  HD.4460 By Representative Blais of Deerfield and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4003) of Natalie M. Blais and Joanne M. Comerford (by vote of the town) that the town of Sunderland be authorized to continue the employment of fire department member Scott Smith. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4006  HD.4462 By Representative Zlotnik of Gardner and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jonathan D. Zlotnik for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Kimberly Riggins, an employee of the Department of Correction. Public Service.
H.4035  HD.4475 By Representative Blais of Deerfield and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4035) of Natalie M. Blais and Joanne M. Comerford (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Greenfield be authorized to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises in said city. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4038  HD.4496 By Representative Saunders of Belchertown and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4038) of Aaron L. Saunders and Joanne M. Comerford (by vote of the town) relative to the membership of the planning board in the town of Shutesbury. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4064  HD.4523 By Representative Blais of Deerfield and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4064) of Natalie M. Blais and Joanne M. Comerford (by vote of the town) that the town of Bernardston be authorized to continue the employment of Peter Shedd as fire chief of said town. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4080  HD.4530 By Representative Sabadosa of Northampton and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4080) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa and Joanne M. Comerford (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to the governance of the Forbes Library in the city of Northampton. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4114  HD.4587 By Representative Blais of Deerfield and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4114) of Natalie M. Blais and Joanne M. Comerford (by vote of the town) that the town of Leverett be authorized to provide for local voting rights for certain lawful permanent residents residing in said town. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4404  HD.4880 By Representative Whipps of Athol and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4404) of Susannah M. Whipps and Joanne M. Comerford (by vote of the town) relative to increasing the town of Northfield Board of Sewer Commissioners from three to five members. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
S.1770  SD.297 By Ms. Comerford (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1770) of Mike Leonard for legislation for a new forestry deal for Massachusetts private and municipal forest landowners. Revenue. This bill is by request. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.