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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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

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  SD.2506 By Mr. Brady, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael D. Brady for legislation relative to a service based retirement option for Group 1 and Group 2 career employees. Public Service.
  SD.2545 By Ms. Moran, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Susan L. Moran for legislation to empower towns and cities to protect residents and the environment from harmful pesticides. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
  SD.2588 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation to stop mass shootings. The Judiciary.
  HD.4192 By Representatives Decker of Cambridge and Moran of Lawrence, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Marjorie C. Decker, Frank A. Moran and others for legislation to further regulate the manufacturing of assault weapons and large capacity feeding devices. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.18  SD.2050 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 18) of Adam G. Hinds for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to voting rights. Election Laws.
S.23  SD.2485 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 23) of Bruce E. Tarr for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to cap the state income tax. Revenue.
S.47  SD.2134 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 47) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate face surveillance. Advanced Information Technology, the Internet and Cybersecurity.
S.58  SD.2443 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 58) of Adam G. Hinds and Anne M. Gobi for legislation to promote universal access to broadband internet. Advanced Information Technology, the Internet and Cybersecurity.
S.71  SD.2064 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 71) of Adam G. Hinds, Joanne M. Comerford and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to the growth of hemp. Cannabis Policy.
S.73  SD.444 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 73) of Jason M. Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford and Sonia Chang-Diaz for legislation relative to the expungement of convictions for marijuana possession. Cannabis Policy.
S.82  SD.1005 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 82) of Harriette L. Chandler, Hannah Kane and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to establish a special commission to study women and homelessness. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.83  SD.2471 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 83) of Harriette L. Chandler, Susan Williams Gifford, Patrick M. O'Connor, Joanne M. Comerford and others for legislation to establish an acquired brain injury advisory board. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.91  HD.3316 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, House, No. 91) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to agricultural and horticultural lands. Revenue.
S.91  SD.1919 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 91) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Vanna Howard, Susannah M. Whipps, Sal N. DiDomenico and others for legislation relative to screen for childhood trauma. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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.105  SD.588 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 105) of Cindy F. Friedman, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joan B. Lovely, Michael J. Soter and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to fair pay for comparable work. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.106  SD.2018 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 106) of Cindy F. Friedman, Joanne M. Comerford, Susannah M. Whipps and Michael P. Kushmerek for legislation to resolve barriers to timely access to behavioral health care for children with complex needs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.107  SD.2041 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 107) of Cindy F. Friedman, Joanne M. Comerford, Susannah M. Whipps and Michael P. Kushmerek for legislation relative to child ED boarding. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.108  SD.1179 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 108) of Anne M. Gobi, Hannah Kane, Joanne M. Comerford, Diana DiZoglio and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to an agricultural healthy incentives program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.109  SD.1427 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 109) of Adam Gomez, Anne M. Gobi, Erika Uyterhoeven, Vanna Howard and other members of the General Court for legislation to assure quality foster care. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.111  SD.2155 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 111) of Adam Gomez, Joanne M. Comerford, Erika Uyterhoeven, Adam G. Hinds and others for legislation to improve emergency housing assistance for children and families experiencing homelessness. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.115  HD.1723 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 115) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the purchase and installation of wireless internet service in schools and public institutions of higher education. Advanced Information Technology, the Internet and Cybersecurity.
S.115  SD.809 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 115) of John F. Keenan, John C. Velis, James B. Eldridge, Michael O. Moore and other members of the Senate for legislation to ensure equal access to medical treatments essential for people with a developmental disability, intellectual disability, or autism. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.117  SD.1107 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 117) of John F. Keenan, Michael O. Moore, Susannah M. Whipps, John Barrett, III and other members of the General Court for legislation to update terminology and investigative practices related to the protection of persons with disabilities. 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.122  SD.1744 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 122) of Joan B. Lovely, Joanne M. Comerford, Michael O. Moore, Brendan P. Crighton and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to persons with developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.124  SD.1746 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 124) of Joan B. Lovely, Susan L. Moran, Michael O. Moore, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the Senate foe legislation relative to supported decision-making agreements for certain adults with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.125  SD.1747 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 125) of Joan B. Lovely, Christina A. Minicucci, Kay Khan, James J. O'Day and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a diaper benefits pilot program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.129  SD.1939 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 129) of Joan B. Lovely, Michael O. Moore, Anne M. Gobi, Steven Ultrino and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to cueing and supervision in the personal care attendant program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.130  HD.1440 By Representatives Meschino of Hull and Tucker of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 130) of Joan Meschino, Paul F. Tucker and others for legislation to establish a comprehensive statewide policy concerning streaming entertainment services and the recovery of municipal costs for the management and maintenance of digital infrastructure. Advanced Information Technology, the Internet and Cybersecurity.
H.135  HD.3228 By Messrs. Rogers of Cambridge and Ramos of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 135) of David M. Rogers, Orlando Ramos and others for legislation to regulate face surveillance. Advanced Information Technology, the Internet and Cybersecurity.
S.137  SD.2180 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 137) of Michael O. Moore, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Jessica Ann Giannino, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect individuals with disabilities in MassHealth day habilitation programs. 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.142  SD.1467 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 142) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Harriette L. Chandler, Michael J. Barrett, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide a bill of rights for people experiencing homelessness. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.146  HD.2579 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 146) of Mark J. Cusack and others relative to hemp and hemp products. Cannabis Policy.
S.148  SD.160 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 148) of James B. Eldridge, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize municipalities to expend certain funds for the acquisition of land to be used for rail trails. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.151  SD.500 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 151) of Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to establish the Office of Massachusetts Main Streets. Community Development and Small Businesses.
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.
S.166  SD.199 By Mr. Brady, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 166) of Michael D. Brady, Paul R. Feeney, Joanne M. Comerford, Steven Ultrino and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to digital right to repair. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.168  HD.3037 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 168) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to authorize the use of biological and botanical pesticide products that are considered appropriate for organic farming on hemp and marijuana. Cannabis Policy.
S.186  SD.2418 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 186) of Julian Cyr, Kip A. Diggs, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to disclosure of radio frequency notifications. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.199  HD.1158 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 199) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the payment standards for monthly benefits for parents with dependent children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.202  HD.3095 By Representatives Decker of Cambridge and Miranda of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 202) of Marjorie C. Decker, Liz Miranda and others relative to emergency housing assistance for children and families experiencing homelessness. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.203  HD.3658 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 203) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the coordination of services for children and adolescents awaiting clinically-appropriate behavioral health services. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.207  SD.2020 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 207) of Cindy F. Friedman and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to the disclosure of toxic chemicals in children’s products. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.209  SD.1215 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 209) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to expand the sale of products by farmer distilleries and wineries. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.250  HD.2939 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 250) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to authorize agricultural healthy incentives program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.250  SD.407 By Mr. Feeney, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 250) of Paul R. Feeney, Adam J. Scanlon, Jack Patrick Lewis, Carmine Lawrence Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure the health and safety of the commonwealth’s students and educators. Covid-19 and Emergency Preparedness and Management.
H.260  HD.1937 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 260) of James J. O'Day and others relative to the administration of the personal care attendant program by the Division of Medical Assistance. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.265  SD.1219 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 265) of Adam G. Hinds, Eric P. Lesser and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to the Rural Policy Advisory Commission. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.270  SD.2387 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 270) of Eric P. Lesser, Antonio F. D. Cabral, Thomas M. Stanley, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote inclusive entrepreneurship and economic justice. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.282  SD.2396 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 282) of Michael J. Barrett, Jack Patrick Lewis, Thomas M. Stanley, Paul F. Tucker and other members of the General Court for legislation to address the needs of students with disabilities turning 22 during the COVID-19 emergency. Education.
S.285  SD.1319 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 285) of Harriette L. Chandler and Steven C. Owens for legislation to address racial and cultural bias training in educator professional development. Education.
H.286  HD.456 By Representatives Gentile of Sudbury and Sabadosa of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 286) of Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and others relative to authorizing municipalities to expend certain funds for the acquisition of land to be used for rail trails. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.288  SD.150 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (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. Education.
S.290  SD.180 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 290) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Michael J. Barrett, Joanne M. Comerford and Erika Uyterhoeven for legislation to prioritize violence prevention and social emotional health in school support staff hiring. Education.
S.292  SD.1819 By Mr. Collins, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 292) of Nick Collins, Susannah M. Whipps and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to mental health education. Education.
S.298  SD.248 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 298) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Diana DiZoglio and Hannah Kane for legislation to promote student nutrition. Education.
S.301  SD.480 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 301) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Harriette L. Chandler and Kay Khan for legislation to promote social-emotional learning. Education.
S.304  SD.1965 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 304) of Brendan P. Crighton and James B. Eldridge for legislation to promote racially and culturally inclusive K-12 curriculum. Education.
S.311  SD.1579 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 311) of Julian Cyr for legislation to implement an elementary and secondary interdisciplinary climate education curriculum 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.315  SD.1400 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 315) of Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation relative to providing for diabetes management in schools. Education.
S.316  SD.1750 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 316) of Sal N. DiDomenico, James B. Eldridge, Susannah M. Whipps and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to support healthy development among preschoolers. 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.320  HD.2097 By Mr. Carey of Easthampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 320) of Daniel R. Carey relative to licensure of equine dentists. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.321  HD.2098 By Mr. Carey of Easthampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 321) of Daniel R. Carey relative to equine dentistry. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.335  SD.406 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 335) of Barry R. Finegold, Michael O. Moore and Hannah Kane for legislation relative to the administration of diabetes medication. Education.
S.336  SD.984 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 336) of Barry R. Finegold, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael F. Rush, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to safety and violence education for students (the SAVE Students Act). Education.
S.338  SD.2097 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 338) of Adam Gomez, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Adam J. Scanlon, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure diversity in public education. Education.
S.340  SD.1203 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 340) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to provide for increased reimbursements for special education costs. Education.
S.346  SD.1321 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 346) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation relative to high school financial literacy education. Education.
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.356  SD.469 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 356) of Jason M. Lewis and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to the net school spending cap. 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.365  SD.2014 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 365) of Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Joanne M. Comerford and Jack Patrick Lewis for legislation relative to anti-racism, equity and justice in education. Education.
S.366  SD.2208 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 366) of Jason M. Lewis, Carol A. Doherty, David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to educator diversity. Education.
S.380  SD.1948 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 380) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to student financial literacy. Education.
S.382  SD.1529 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 382) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, Kip A. Diggs and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to celebrating and teaching Native American culture and history. Education.
S.383  SD.320 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 383) of Michael F. Rush, Adam J. Scanlon, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to physical and social recess in schools. Education.
S.397  SD.1476 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 397) of Harriette L. Chandler, James B. Eldridge, Bruce E. Tarr and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to increase awareness of community based PACE programs for older adults. Elder Affairs.
S.400  SD.1773 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 400) of Julian Cyr, Mathew J. Muratore, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to promote the betterment of resident health and safety in long term care facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.402  SD.145 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 402) of James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to emergency lighting in senior housing. Elder Affairs.
S.411  SD.758 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 411) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Joanne M. Comerford, Joan B. Lovely and Thomas M. Stanley for legislation to provide emergency aid to certain elderly and disabled residents. Elder Affairs.
S.459  SD.1002 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 459) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Eric P. Lesser, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to foster voter opportunities, trust, equity and security. Election Laws.
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.473  SD.2049 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 473) of Adam G. Hinds, Joanne M. Comerford and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to voting rights. Election Laws.
S.474  SD.2458 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 474) of Adam G. Hinds, Erika Uyterhoeven, James B. Eldridge, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the voting rights of eligible incarcerated people. Election Laws.
S.475  SD.994 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 475) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Mike Connolly, Joan Meschino, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to support working parents who choose to run for public office. Election Laws.
S.484  SD.39 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 484) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Maria Duaime Robinson, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Danillo A. Sena and other members of the General Court for legislation to modernize access and improving laws in voting. Election Laws.
S.485  SD.241 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 485) of Rebecca L. Rausch and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to provide a local option for ranked choice voting in municipal elections. Election Laws.
S.494  SD.2428 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 494) of Michael J. Barrett, Michelle L. Ciccolo and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to reduce disposable plastic straw waste. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.495  SD.1581 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 495) of Joseph A. Boncore, Adrian C. Madaro, James B. Eldridge, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation to crate a Garden Agriculture Program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.501  SD.2310 By Mr. Collins, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 501) of Nick Collins, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis, David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote sustainable development and infrastructure, economic security, and fiscal responsibility with respect to climate risks. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.503  SD.564 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 503) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Michelle L. Ciccolo and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to establish the Sustainable Food Service Ware Act. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.505  HD.4004 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 505) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to encourage competitive business opportunities for minority-owned business. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.517  SD.2263 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 517) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jessica Ann Giannino, Michelle L. Ciccolo, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation to save recycling costs in the commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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.525  SD.149 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 525) of James B. Eldridge, Lori A. Ehrlich, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to plastic bag reduction. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.527  SD.158 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 527) of James B. Eldridge and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to improve municipal water infrastructure. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.527  HD.3650 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 527) of Paul W. Mark, Natalie M. Blais and Joanne M. Comerford relative to transformative development initiatives in rural communities. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.528  SD.207 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 528) of James B. Eldridge, Sean Garballey, Elizabeth A. Malia, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect pollinators by eliminating harmful products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.529  SD.1057 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 529) of James B. Eldridge, Carolyn C. Dykema, John C. Velis, Linda Dean Campbell and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect water systems through the labeling of flushable wipes. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.530  SD.1317 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 530) of James B. Eldridge, Carolyn C. Dykema, Michael J. Barrett, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to maintaining adequate water supplies through effective drought management. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.539  SD.1169 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 539) of Anne M. Gobi, Natalie M. Blais, Hannah Kane, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to a farmland protection and viability action plan. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.544  SD.1249 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 544) of Anne M. Gobi, Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr., Kimberly N. Ferguson, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to designate the Quabbin Visitor Center, in the town of Belchertown, as The Les and Terry Campbell Quabbin Visitor Center. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.548  SD.1688 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 548) of Anne M. Gobi, Eric P. Lesser, Brian M. Ashe, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to crumbling concrete foundations. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.556  SD.1202 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 556) of Adam G. Hinds, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, James B. Eldridge, Michael O. Moore and others for legislation to provide for the public health by establishing an ecologically based mosquito management program in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.557  SD.1206 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 557) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to establish old growth forest reserves in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.558  HD.1313 By Mr. Carey of Easthampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 558) of Daniel R. Carey and Christina A. Minicucci relative to establishing a special education funding reform commission. Education.
S.560  SD.2058 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 560) of Adam G. Hinds, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to establish the Office of Outdoor Recreation. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.563  SD.1661 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 563) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Michael J. Barrett, Paul R. Feeney, Mike Connolly and other members of the General Court for legislation to respond to the threat of invasive species. 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.
H.568  HD.3165 By Representatives Decker of Cambridge and Whipps of Athol, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 568) of Marjorie C. Decker, Susannah M. Whipps and others for legislation to place a moratorium on certain elementary and secondary education testing during the COVID-19 state of emergency. Education.
S.571  SD.2196 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 571) of Edward J. Kennedy and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to diversify farmland opportunities to combat climate change. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.574  SD.455 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 574) of Jason M. Lewis, Tami L. Gouveia, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Lindsay N. Sabadosa and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the use of glyphosate on public lands. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.576  SD.487 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 576) of Jason M. Lewis, Lori A. Ehrlich, Steven G. Xiarhos, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to ivory and rhonoceros horn trafficking. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.577  SD.1430 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 577) of Jason M. Lewis and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to protect public health and reduce health care costs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.579  SD.2209 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 579) of Jason M. Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford and James B. Eldridge for legislation to reduce single-use plastics from the environment. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.580  SD.2083 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 580) of Joan B. Lovely, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Diana DiZoglio, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure safe drinking water in schools. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.581  HD.646 By Representatives Elugardo of Boston and Gouveia of Acton, a petition (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. Education.
H.582  HD.1663 By Ms. Elugardo of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 582) of Nika C. Elugardo and others for legislation to establish a permanent commission on American Indian and Alaska Native education. Education.
S.586  SD.329 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 586) of Michael O. Moore, Hannah Kane, Michael D. Brady, Joan B. Lovely and others for legislation relative to the costs imposed upon the municipal and district ratepayers due to public drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems capital upgrades. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.587  SD.551 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 587) of Michael O. Moore, Hannah Kane, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Brendan P. Crighton and other members of the General Court for legislation further regulating the enforcement of illegal hunting practices. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.603  SD.1452 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 603) of Marc R. Pacheco, Bruce E. Tarr, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Steven S. Howitt and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a Massachusetts Flood Risk Protection Program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.610  SD.1123 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 610) of Michael F. Rush, Mathew J. Muratore, Paul McMurtry, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to save recycling costs in the commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.612  HD.952 By Mr. Hawkins of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 612) of James K. Hawkins and others relative to expanding opportunities to demonstrate academic achievement. Education.
H.613  HD.1448 By Mr. Hawkins of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 613) of James K. Hawkins and others for legislation to cancel the administration of the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System or any other named statewide standardized assessment during the 2020-2021 school year. Education.
S.623  SD.1029 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 623) of John C. Velis, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit the sale of fur products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.629  SD.816 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 629) of Harriette L. Chandler, Michael J. Barrett, Susan Williams Gifford, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to cognitive rehabilitation. Financial Services.
S.632  SD.1479 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 632) of Harriette L. Chandler for legislation relative to financial services contracts for dental benefits corporations. Financial Services.
H.640  HD.1207 By Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 640) of Hannah Kane and others for legislation to establish a task force (including members of the General Court) to review existing state mandates placed on public schools and districts. Education.
S.642  SD.95 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 642) of Brendan P. Crighton, Elizabeth A. Malia, Patrick M. O'Connor, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to empower health care consumers. Financial Services.
S.645  SD.1785 By Mr. Cronin, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 645) of John Cronin, Michael P. Kushmerek, Meghan Kilcoyne, Susannah M. Whipps and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to medical necessity fairness. Financial Services.
S.648  SD.1283 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 648) of Julian Cyr, David Paul Linsky, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to ensuring treatment for genetic craniofacial conditions. Financial Services.
S.663  SD.297 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 663) of James B. Eldridge, Harriette L. Chandler, Elizabeth A. Malia, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to fairness in debt collection. Financial Services.
S.671  SD.582 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 671) of Cindy F. Friedman and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to long-term care insurance consumer protections. Financial Services.
S.673  SD.605 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 673) of Cindy F. Friedman, Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis, Christina A. Minicucci and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure access to full spectrum pregnancy care.. Financial Services.
H.673  HD.3454 By Representatives O'Day of West Boylston and Howard of Lowell, a petition (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. Education.
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.691  SD.1525 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 691) of Eric P. Lesser, Hannah Kane, John Cronin, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to emergency insulin access. Financial Services.
S.694  SD.1969 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 694) of Eric P. Lesser, Rebecca L. Rausch and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to ensure access to epinephrine for minors. Financial Services.
S.713  SD.1662 By Ms. Moran, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 713) of Susan L. Moran, Michael O. Moore and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to increase access to lactation care and services. Financial Services.
S.722  SD.1462 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 722) of Marc R. Pacheco for legislation to authorize independent retirement boards to divest from fossil fuel companies. Financial Services.
H.729  HD.2948 By Representatives Barber of Somerville and Santiago of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 729) of Christine P. Barber, Jon Santiago and others relative to prescription drug cost transparency and affordability. Elder Affairs.
S.731  SD.773 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 731) of Walter F. Timilty, Ryan C. Fattman, Brian W. Murray, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to ambulance service reimbursement. Financial Services.
S.742  SD.1771 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 742) of Harriette L. Chandler, Mathew J. Muratore, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to stabilize the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities. Health Care Financing.
S.743  SD.2256 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 743) of Harriette L. Chandler, Rebecca L. Rausch, Michael J. Barrett, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve oral health for all Massachusetts residents. Health Care Financing.
S.754  SD.847 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 754) of Julian Cyr, Joan B. Lovely, Diana DiZoglio, John H. Rogers and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the closing of hospital essential services. 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.756  SD.1285 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 756) of Julian Cyr, Elizabeth A. Malia, Patrick M. O'Connor, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to step therapy and patient safety. 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.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.771  SD.2217 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 771) of Cindy F. Friedman, Jason M. Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to pharmaceutical access, costs and transparency. Health Care Financing.
S.777  SD.789 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 777) of John F. Keenan, Brendan P. Crighton, Diana DiZoglio, Christina A. Minicucci and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote workforce development and provider retention at community health centers. Health Care Financing.
S.782  SD.1716 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 782) of John F. Keenan, Anne M. Gobi, Jack Patrick Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure more affordable care. Health Care Financing.
S.783  SD.1718 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 783) of John F. Keenan, James J. O'Day, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure transparency for high-cost hospitals. 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.793  SD.1195 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 793) of Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to update Medicaid resource limits for seniors. Health Care Financing.
S.794  SD.1196 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 794) of Jason M. Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico, Joanne M. Comerford, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility. 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.822  SD.1477 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 822) of Harriette L. Chandler, Kay Khan, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Bradford Hill and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Massachusetts Hunger-Free Campus Initiative. Higher Education.
S.829  SD.426 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (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. Higher Education.
S.833  SD.1459 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 833) of Anne M. Gobi and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to support urgent community college equity through student services. Higher Education.
S.835  SD.2128 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 835) of Adam Gomez, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Adam J. Scanlon, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court foe legislation to ensure safe and healthy public higher education campuses. 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.
H.851  HD.271 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 851) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to preserving open space in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.858  HD.268 By Representative Blais of Sunderland and Senator Gobi, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 858) of Natalie M. Blais, Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation relative to a farmland protection and viability action plan. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.860  HD.1661 By Ms. Blais of Sunderland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 860) of Natalie M. Blais and others relative to racially equitable investments, policies, and practices to promote equity in agriculture. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.861  HD.2944 By Ms. Blais of Sunderland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 861) of Natalie M. Blais and others that the Department of Agricultural Resources be authorized to establish a circuit rider program to provide on-site guidance to businesses. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.870  HD.3604 By Ms. Ciccolo of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 870) of Michelle L. Ciccolo and others relative to the use of single-use plastics by restaurants. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.871  SD.2313 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 871) of Brendan P. Crighton, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation relative to housing production. Housing.
S.874  SD.1906 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 874) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, Carlos González and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote housing stability and homelessness prevention through a right to counsel pilot program in Massachusetts in response to the COVID-emergency. Housing.
H.878  HD.1553 By Mr. Day of Stoneham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 878) of Michael S. Day and others relative to recycling costs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.879  HD.2946 By Representatives Campbell of Methuen and Ciccolo of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 879) of Linda Dean Campbell, Michelle L. Ciccolo and others for legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study competitive reuse, refill, repurpose and recycling industries. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.881  HD.3830 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 881) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to recycling by state agencies. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.884  HD.3588 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 884) of Daniel M. Donahue and others that the Food Policy Council appoint a food system coordinator as an employee. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.885  SD.1248 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 885) of Anne M. Gobi, Steven G. Xiarhos, Jack Patrick Lewis, Adam J. Scanlon and other members of the General Court for legislation to maintain stable housing for families with pets in an economic crisis and beyond. Housing.
S.887  SD.1216 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 887) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to establish a task force to study racial disparities in home ownership and reducing the wealth gap. Housing.
S.888  SD.2439 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 888) of Adam G. Hinds and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to promote affordable housing. Housing.
S.889  SD.1667 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 889) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jack Patrick Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico, Carmine Lawrence Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the stabilization of rents and evictions in towns and cities facing distress in the housing market. Housing.
S.890  SD.1672 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 890) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jack Patrick Lewis, Carlos González, Erika Uyterhoeven and other members of the General Court for legislation to guarantee a tenant’s first right of refusal. Housing.
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.894  SD.1640 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 894) of Eric P. Lesser, James B. Eldridge, Carlos González, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the use of credit reporting in housing. Housing.
H.896  HD.1267 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 896) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the use and protection of pollinators by further regulating the spraying, release, deposit or application of a neonicotinoid on certain agricultural land. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.898  HD.1635 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 898) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to maintaining adequate water supplies through effective drought management. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.898  SD.1899 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 898) of Joan B. Lovely, Diana DiZoglio, Jack Patrick Lewis, Paul F. Tucker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Massachusetts rental voucher program. Housing.
H.900  HD.1680 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 900) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the establishment of a water infrastructure improvement fund to provide assistance to cities and towns for clean water and economic development. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.902  HD.922 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 902) of Lori A. Ehrlich, James B. Eldridge and others relative to plastic bag reduction. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.903  HD.1457 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Lewis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 903) of Lori A. Ehrlich, Jason M. Lewis and others relative to ivory and rhinoceros horn trafficking. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.904  HD.1458 By Representatives Ehrlich of Marblehead and Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 904) of Lori A. Ehrlich, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others relative to the enforcement of illegal hunting practices. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.906  HD.3397 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 906) of Lori A. Ehrlich, Joan B. Lovely and others relative to safe drinking water in schools. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.920  SD.697 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 920) of Joseph A. Boncore, Cindy F. Friedman, Jack Patrick Lewis, Elizabeth A. Malia and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote public safety and better outcomes for young adults. The Judiciary.
S.921  SD.798 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 921) of Joseph A. Boncore, Boston City Councilor, Lydia Edwards, Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote housing opportunity and mobility through eviction sealing (HOMES). The Judiciary.
H.926  HD.458 By Mr. Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 926) of Carmine Lawrence Gentile and others relative to pesticide products eligible for use on the outdoor grounds of schools, child care centers or school age child care programs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.928  SD.1865 By Mr. Brady, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 928) of Michael D. Brady, Elizabeth A. Malia and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to amend the foreclosure statute to require judicial foreclosure. The Judiciary.
H.929  HD.478 By Mr. Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 929) of Carmine Lawrence Gentile and others relative to governing the use of pesticides containing the herbicide substance Glyphosate in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.930  HD.1576 By Ms. Giannino of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 930) of Jessica Ann Giannino and others relative to the expansion of existing landfills, monofills, or ash landfills located in or adjacent to areas of critical environmental concern. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.934  HD.2537 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 934) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., and others relative to emerging contaminants on public water systems. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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.
H.938  HD.2384 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 938) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to the recycling of certain paints. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.940  SD.2115 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 940) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jack Patrick Lewis, Mary S. Keefe, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen justice and support for sex trade survivors. The Judiciary.
S.942  SD.513 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 942) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, David Paul Linsky and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to prevent illegal trafficking and gun violence among youth in the Commonwealth. 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.
H.979  HD.2145 By Messrs. Owens of Watertown and Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 979) of Steven C. Owens, David M. Rogers and others for legislation to require producer responsibility for the collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.980  HD.3073 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 980) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to the consideration and disclosure of climate change risks in applications for a state permits. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.980  SD.1355 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 980) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Jack Patrick Lewis, Kay Khan, Christopher Hendricks and other members of the General Court for legislation to expunge juvenile and young adult records. The Judiciary.
H.983  HD.3103 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 983) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to establishing a Massachusetts flood risk protection program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.984  SD.1878 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 984) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Jack Patrick Lewis, Mary S. Keefe, Joanne M. Comerford and others for legislation relative to judicial supervision to promote child well-being. The Judiciary.
H.986  HD.2345 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 986) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to the Massachusetts Water Management Act. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.994  SD.1407 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 994) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Patricia D. Jehlen, Joanne M. Comerford and Walter F. Timilty for legislation to prohibit discrimination based on natural hairstyles. 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.
H.998  HD.3430 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 998) of David M. Rogers and others relative to restricting distribution of single-use plastic straws. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1002  HD.3197 By Ms. Sabadosa of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1002) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa and others relative to wildlife management areas. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.1022  SD.138 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1022) of James B. Eldridge, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Brendan P. Crighton and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent the imposition of mandatory minimum sentences based on juvenile adjudications. 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.
S.1048  SD.2198 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1048) of Adam Gomez and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to ensure equitable access to cannabis related expungement. The Judiciary.
S.1049  SD.2349 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1049) of Adam Gomez, Steven Ultrino, Patricia D. Jehlen, Joanne M. Comerford and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination based on natural hairstyles. The Judiciary.
S.1051  SD.972 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1051) of Adam G. Hinds, Maura Healey, Carol A. Doherty, Eric P. Lesser and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform the hate crime statutes. The Judiciary.
S.1054  SD.2051 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1054) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to enhance data transparency within the prosecutorial system. The Judiciary.
H.1063  HD.3244 By Messrs. D'Emilia of Bridgewater and McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1063) of Angelo L. D'Emilia, Paul McMurtry and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
S.1067  SD.1597 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1067) of Eric P. Lesser, Brian M. Ashe, Kelly W. Pease and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to establish a commission on electronic notarization. The Judiciary.
H.1076  HD.919 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1076) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others that the Commissioner of the Division of Insurance be directed to annually file with the United States Department of Health and Human Services to establish a standard tobacco use factor. Financial Services.
S.1083  SD.1770 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1083) of Joan B. Lovely, Michael J. Barrett, Kay Khan, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit discrimination against adults with disabilities in family and juvenile court proceedings. The Judiciary.
S.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.1154  SD.1729 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1154) of Michael J. Barrett, James B. Eldridge, Carlos González, Joanne M. Comerford and others for legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1155  SD.2397 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1155) of Michael J. Barrett and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to COVID-19 and improving workers' benefits. 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.1164  SD.700 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1164) of Harriette L. Chandler, Michael J. Barrett, Patricia D. Jehlen, Michael O. Moore and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to an employee protection act. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1171  SD.995 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1171) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Harriette L. Chandler, Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to require policies and training to prevent unlawful harassment, including sexual harassment. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1173  SD.2371 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1173) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Patricia D. Jehlen, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to employment protections for victims of abusive behavior. 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.
H.1182  HD.640 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1182) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., and others relative to medical loss ratio reporting for dental benefits corporations. Financial Services.
S.1186  SD.124 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1186) of James B. Eldridge for legislation to establish the Massachusetts Works Progress Administration. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1187  SD.1717 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1187) of James B. Eldridge, Christopher Hendricks, Michael O. Moore, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect injured workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1194  SD.236 By Mr. Feeney, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1194) of Paul R. Feeney, Edward R. Philips, Michael D. Brady, Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr. and other members of the General Court for lelgislation relative to occupational presumption regarding healthcare workers and COVID-19. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1196  SD.1100 By Mr. Feeney, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1196) of Paul R. Feeney, James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to transparency in the workplace. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1200  HD.3799 By Mr. Santiago of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1200) of Jon Santiago and others relative to the health insurance prior authorization process. Financial Services.
S.1200  SD.2426 By Mr. Feeney, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1200) of Paul R. Feeney, Harriette L. Chandler, Elizabeth A. Malia, James J. O'Day and other members of the General Court for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing, and harassment, without regard to protected class status while promoting healthy workplaces. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1214  HD.1307 By Mr. Carey of Easthampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1214) of Daniel R. Carey and others for legislation to provide health insurance coverage for certain medically necessary functional repair or restoration of craniofacial disorders. Financial Services.
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.1215  SD.1989 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1215) of Patricia D. Jehlen, James B. Eldridge, Michael O. Moore, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to employee definition harmonization. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1220  SD.1026 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (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. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1222  SD.386 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1222) of Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Adam G. Hinds and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to emergency paid sick time. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1225  SD.475 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1225) of Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis, Erika Uyterhoeven, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to update overtime protections to protect the Commonwealth's middle class 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.1246  HD.1408 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1246) of Christine P. Barber and others relative to the adjustment or recovery of medical assistance and protecting the homes of seniors and disabled people on MassHealth. Health Care Financing.
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.1249  SD.1231 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1249) of Bruce E. Tarr, Joanne M. Comerford, Michael D. Brady and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to snow removal service liability limitation. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1250  HD.1615 By Ms. Blais of Sunderland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1250) of Natalie M. Blais and others relative to the dental enhancement fee for community health centers and hospital-licensed health centers. Health Care Financing.
S.1257  SD.2424 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1257) of Michael J. Barrett, Michael D. Brady, Thomas M. Stanley, Mathew J. Muratore and others for legislation to establish a commission on the history of state institutions for people with developmental and mental health disabilities in the Commonwealth. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1262  SD.996 By Mr. Collins, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1262) of Nick Collins, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Joan B. Lovely and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to mental health providers. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1274  SD.2065 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1274) of Julian Cyr, Jack Patrick Lewis and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to better coordinate suicide prevention services, behavioral health crisis care, and emergency services through 988 implementation. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1275  SD.2068 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1275) of Julian Cyr, Joanne M. Comerford, Susannah M. Whipps and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to establish an Office of Behavioral Health Promotion. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1283  SD.2386 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1283) of James B. Eldridge, Jack Patrick Lewis, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure the constitutional rights and human dignity of prisoners on mental health watch. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1285  SD.1055 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1285) of Cindy F. Friedman, Michael J. Barrett, Harriette L. Chandler, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the Senate for legislation to ensure access to addiction services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1287  SD.1416 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1287) of Cindy F. Friedman, Susannah M. Whipps, Sal N. DiDomenico and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to increase investment in behavioral health care in the Commonwealth. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1290  HD.1500 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1290) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to nutrition assistance programs and the development of a common application portal for state-administered needs-based benefits and services. Health Care Financing.
H.1297  HD.2470 By Ms. Miranda of Boston, a petition (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. Health Care Financing.
S.1297  SD.1724 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1297) of John F. Keenan, Elizabeth A. Malia, James B. Eldridge, Tami L. Gouveia and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect children's mental health services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1310  HD.2945 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1310) of David M. Rogers and others relative to equitable access to health coverage for children with disabilities. Health Care Financing.
S.1312  SD.2369 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1312) of Marc R. Pacheco, Joanne M. Comerford, Steven Ultrino, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to designate August 31st as Overdose Awareness Day in the Commonwealth. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1313  SD.2066 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1313) of Rebecca L. Rausch, James B. Eldridge, Joanne M. Comerford and Michael O. Moore for legislation to establish a pilot program to provide a support structure for parents during the COVID-19 global pandemic. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1323  SD.573 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1323) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation to regulate the powers of tree wardens in municipalities in the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1325  HD.1224 By Messrs. Garballey of Arlington and Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1325) of Sean Garballey, Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to provide adequate funding for the Commonwealth’s public institutions of higher education. Higher Education.
H.1328  HD.1748 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1328) of Sean Garballey, Paul F. Tucker and Joanne M. Comerford relative to improving the affordability of higher education for students and families. Higher Education.
H.1331  HD.3072 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1331) of Sean Garballey, Patricia A. Haddad and others for legislation to create higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism, and other developmental disabilities. Higher Education.
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.
H.1339  HD.1148 By Ms. Higgins of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1339) of Natalie M. Higgins and others relative to free public higher education. Higher Education.
S.1344  SD.1293 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1344) of Eric P. Lesser, Kelly W. Pease, Susan L. Moran and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to reform the distribution of unrestricted local aid. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1356  SD.2081 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1356) of Rebecca L. Rausch, James J. O'Day, Joanne M. Comerford, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation to further address challenges to municipal governance caused by the COVID-19 emergency. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1368  HD.2969 By Representatives Vargas of Haverhill and Domb of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1368) of Andres X. Vargas, Mindy Domb and others for legislation to establish the hunger-free campus initiative to address college student food insecurity and hunger on public higher education campuses. Higher Education.
S.1370  SD.2430 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1370) of Michael J. Barrett, Michelle L. Ciccolo and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to prohibiting the dispensing of food in disposable food service containers made from polystyrene or from expanded polystyrene. Public Health.
H.1372  HD.1696 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1372) of Christine P. Barber and others relative to housing stability for families by strengthening the HomeBASE program. Housing.
S.1372  SD.1595 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1372) of Joseph A. Boncore, Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis, Christina A. Minicucci and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve access to emergency contraception. Public Health.
S.1374  SD.621 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1374) of Harriette L. Chandler for legislation relative to dentistry licensure examinations. Public Health.
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.
H.1377  HD.1911 By Mr. Connolly of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1377) of Mike Connolly and others for legislation to authorize cities and towns to impose a fee up to 2 per cent of the purchase price upon the transfer of certain real property. Housing.
S.1378  SD.1526 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1378) of Harriette L. Chandler, James J. O'Day, Kay Khan, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish an oral health special commission and needs assessment. Public Health.
S.1380  SD.1085 By Mr. Collins, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1380) of Nick Collins, Bradford Hill, Christopher Hendricks, John Barrett, III and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for consumer access to and the right to practice complementary and alternative health care services. Public Health.
H.1385  HD.3218 By Representatives Decker of Cambridge and Miranda of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1385) of Marjorie C. Decker, Liz Miranda and others that the Department of Housing and Community Development administer a residential assistance for families in transition homelessness prevention program. Housing.
S.1389  SD.252 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1389) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Edward F. Coppinger, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve food allergy awareness. Public Health.
S.1403  SD.1547 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1403) of Julian Cyr, Denise C. Garlick, Christina A. Minicucci, Susan Williams Gifford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to establish and implement a Food and Health Pilot Program. Public Health.
S.1422  SD.154 By Ms. DiZoglio, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1422) of Diana DiZoglio, Michael D. Brady, Carol A. Doherty, Susan L. Moran and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to workforce development and patient safety. Public Health.
H.1424  HD.1280 By Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1424) of Hannah Kane and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the condominium laws. Housing.
S.1440  SD.1142 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1440) of Anne M. Gobi, Susannah M. Whipps, Joanne M. Comerford, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to grant equal access to original birth certificates to all persons born in Massachusetts. Public Health.
S.1441  SD.1705 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1441) of Anne M. Gobi, Bruce E. Tarr, Hannah Kane, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to in-state meat inspection programs. 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.1450  SD.511 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1450) of John F. Keenan, Jack Patrick Lewis, Carol A. Doherty, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to notification of front-line health care workers to exposure of Coronavirus. 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.1456  SD.1079 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1456) of Eric P. Lesser, Joanne M. Comerford and Erika Uyterhoeven for legislation to define clinical social work practice. Public Health.
H.1460  HD.298 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1460) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to require county and state correctional facilities to provide substance abuse services to certain inmates. The Judiciary.
S.1461  SD.461 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1461) of Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to diabetes prevention. Public Health.
H.1461  HD.299 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1461) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to establish the Department of Mental Health as the oversight agency for the mental health system within the state prison system. The Judiciary.
S.1463  SD.464 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1463) of Jason M. Lewis, Michael D. Brady, Joan B. Lovely, John C. Velis and other members of the General Court for legislation to require the disclosure of lead in water pipes to prospective purchasers of premises. Public Health.
S.1464  SD.478 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1464) of Jason M. Lewis, Kay Khan, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit the marketing of sugary drinks in schools. Public Health.
S.1466  SD.1064 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1466) of Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore, Joanne M. Comerford, James B. Eldridge and other members of the Senate for legislation to establish a voluntary training program in best practices for the care of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Public Health.
S.1469  SD.1306 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1469) of Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore, Anne M. Gobi, David F. DeCoste and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase current medical providers' knowledge about autism in order to improve treatment. Public Health.
S.1470  SD.1431 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1470) of Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis, Christina A. Minicucci, Mike Connolly and other members of the General Court for legislation to require public universities to provide medication abortion. Public Health.
S.1471  SD.1810 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1471) of Joan B. Lovely, Kay Khan, Jason M. Lewis, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to newborn screenings for congenital cytomegalovirus. Public Health.
S.1472  SD.1904 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1472) of Joan B. Lovely, Kay Khan, Steven Ultrino, Marcos A. Devers and other members of the General Court for legislation to address the inequitable impacts of the pandemic on Black and Latinx individuals with autism. Public Health.
S.1475  SD.1931 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1475) of Joan B. Lovely, Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis, Christina A. Minicucci and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Medicaid coverage for doula services. Public Health.
H.1477  HD.3906 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1477) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to enforcement of certain federal law by sheriffs and employees of correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
S.1489  SD.343 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1489) of Michael O. Moore, Jack Patrick Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve outcomes for sudden cardiac arrest. 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.1507  SD.964 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1507) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Sarah K. Peake and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to monitor dry casks of spent nuclear fuel. 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.1519  SD.2266 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1519) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Kay Khan, Jason M. Lewis, Hannah Kane and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to out-of-hospital birth access and safety. Public Health.
S.1521  SD.309 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1521) of Michael F. Rush, Michael D. Brady, Carol A. Doherty, Walter F. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to liability protection for disaster volunteers. Public Health.
H.1531  HD.2315 By Representatives Decker of Cambridge and Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1531) of Marjorie C. Decker, Kay Khan and others relative to the expungement of juvenile and young adult records. The Judiciary.
S.1540  SD.2385 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1540) of Michael J. Barrett and Michelle M. DuBois for legislation relative to 3D printed weapons and “ghost guns”. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1541  SD.2417 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1541) of Michael J. Barrett, Christopher Hendricks, Mary S. Keefe and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to create uniform standards in use of force, increase transparency, and reduce harm. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1549  SD.1892 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1549) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Harriette L. Chandler, Elizabeth A. Malia, Russell E. Holmes and others for legislation relative to traffic and pedestrian stop data. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1550  SD.1903 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1550) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Michael J. Barrett, Jack Patrick Lewis, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen family and community connection with incarcerated people. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1551  SD.2272 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1551) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Joanne M. Comerford, James K. Hawkins and Russell E. Holmes for legislation relative to successful transition and re-entry to tomorrow for incarcerated persons. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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.
S.1558  SD.799 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1558) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve data collection in the juvenile justice system. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1559  SD.800 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1559) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Joanne M. Comerford, Thomas M. Stanley, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to inmate telephone calls. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1560  SD.1065 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1560) of Cynthia Stone Creem and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to parole. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1562  SD.1503 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1562) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Jack Patrick Lewis, Michael J. Barrett and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to crime gun data reporting and analysis. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1566  SD.2032 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1566) of Julian Cyr, Jack Patrick Lewis, Maria Duaime Robinson, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote rehabilitation including guaranteed health, treatment, and safety for incarcerated LGBTQI+ People. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1567  HD.3531 By Ms. Fluker Oakley of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1567) of Brandy Fluker Oakley and others relative to providing for the vacating of certain criminal convictions. The Judiciary.
S.1567  SD.2036 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1567) of Julian Cyr and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to enhance 911 operations for behavioral health crisis response. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1570  SD.1888 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1570) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Joanne M. Comerford, Brendan P. Crighton and Michael J. Barrett for legislation relative to fire safety education in schools and colleges. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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.1578  SD.415 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1578) of James B. Eldridge, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide criminal justice reform protections to all prisoners in segregated confinement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1579  SD.532 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1579) of James B. Eldridge, Ruth B. Balser, Liz Miranda, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the civil rights and safety of all Massachusetts residents. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1586  SD.218 By Mr. Feeney, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1586) of Paul R. Feeney, Shawn Dooley, Walter F. Timilty, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to medical services. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1595  SD.1685 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1595) of Anne M. Gobi, Todd M. Smola, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to permit familial searching and partial DNA matches in investigating certain unsolved crimes. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1597  HD.469 By Mr. Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1597) of Carmine Lawrence Gentile and others that certain legal material in electronic records be designated as official. The Judiciary.
S.1598  SD.1663 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1598) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Steven Ultrino and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to establishing a commission to review substance use in correctional facilities. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1599  SD.2163 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1599) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Joanne M. Comerford and Lindsay N. Sabadosa for legislation to remove barriers to medical parole. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1600  SD.2212 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1600) of Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation to reform parole supervision in the interest of justice. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1605  SD.1787 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1605) of Joan B. Lovely, Steven G. Xiarhos, Diana DiZoglio, John H. Rogers and other members of the General Court for legislation to require healthcare employers to develop and implement programs to prevent workplace violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1621  SD.550 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1621) of Michael O. Moore, Brian W. Murray, Jack Patrick Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to emergency hazard health duty. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1627  SD.1164 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1627) of Michael O. Moore, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to enhance fire protection in new one- and two-family dwellings. 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.1634  SD.1947 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1634) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to disclosures and the prevention of domestic violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1635  SD.1423 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1635) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Kay Khan, Susan L. Moran and James B. Eldridge for legislation to ensure compliance with the anti-shackling law for pregnant incarcerated women. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1638  SD.2201 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1638) of Rebecca L. Rausch, David M. Rogers and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to media access and transparency in correctional facilities. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1669  SD.1686 By Mr. Collins, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1669) of Nick Collins, Brendan P. Crighton, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to providing a COVID-19 retirement credit to essential public-sector workers. Public Service.
S.1683  SD.842 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1683) of Julian Cyr, Timothy R. Whelan, Brian W. Murray, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide fair and affordable public retiree benefits. 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.1702  HD.1204 By Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1702) of Hannah Kane and others relative to donations of food to persons in need. The Judiciary.
S.1703  SD.129 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1703) of James B. Eldridge, Erika Uyterhoeven, Joanne M. Comerford and Jack Patrick Lewis for legislation relative to the divestment of state pension funds from nuclear weapons. Public Service.
H.1712  HD.1226 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1712) of Kay Khan and others relative to the adoption of certain children. The Judiciary.
H.1714  HD.1842 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1714) of Kay Khan and others relative to the rights and protections of children. The Judiciary.
S.1721  SD.1125 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1721) of Cindy F. Friedman, Adam J. Scanlon, Brian W. Murray, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the teachers retirement system. Public Service.
S.1728  SD.1194 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1728) of Anne M. Gobi, Joanne M. Comerford, Brian M. Ashe, Brendan P. Crighton and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to retirement classification of licensed drinking water operators. Public Service.
S.1729  SD.1334 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1729) of Anne M. Gobi, Kimberly N. Ferguson, Mathew J. Muratore, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to regional planning agencies. Public Service.
S.1745  SD.474 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1745) of Jason M. Lewis, Michael J. Barrett, Erika Uyterhoeven, Diana DiZoglio and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to collective bargaining rights for employees of the committee for public counsel services. Public Service.
H.1762  HD.3837 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1762) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Joanne M. Comerford and Lindsay N. Sabadosa relative to prohibiting the display of symbols of hate in public spaces. The Judiciary.
H.1766  HD.3770 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1766) of Paul W. Mark relative to sexual harassment at public higher education institutions. The Judiciary.
S.1791  SD.1111 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1791) of John C. Velis, Joanne M. Comerford, Susannah M. Whipps, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide a retirement enhancement opportunity for certain members of the Massachusetts Teachers Retirement System. Public Service.
H.1795  HD.1957 By Ms. Miranda of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1795) of Liz Miranda and others relative to juvenile justice data collection. The Judiciary.
S.1809  SD.1007 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1809) of Harriette L. Chandler, John Barrett, III, Jack Patrick Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect youth from nicotine addiction. Revenue.
S.1812  SD.173 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1812) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jack Patrick Lewis, Mike Connolly, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to close corporate tax loopholes and create progressive revenue. Revenue.
S.1815  SD.1438 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1815) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to reinvest justice and opportunity in communities affected by incarceration. Revenue.
S.1831  SD.2358 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1831) of Brendan P. Crighton, Joanne M. Comerford, James B. Eldridge, Eric P. Lesser and others for legislation relative to neighborhood stabilization and economic development. Revenue.
S.1833  SD.1843 By Mr. Cronin, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1833) of John Cronin, David F. DeCoste, Susan Williams Gifford, Mathew J. Muratore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to exemptions from taxation of structures and buildings essential to the operation of agricultural and horticultural lands. Revenue.
S.1839  SD.428 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1839) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jack Patrick Lewis, Mike Connolly, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to restore corporate tax rates. Revenue.
S.1852  SD.140 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1852) of James B. Eldridge, Erika Uyterhoeven, Jason M. Lewis, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the earned income credit for healthier families. Revenue.
S.1853  SD.611 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1853) of James B. Eldridge, Joanne M. Comerford, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the imposition of an excise tax to provide for climate change adaptation infrastructure and affordable housing investments in the Commonwealth. Revenue.
S.1866  SD.2247 By Mr. Feeney, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1866) of Paul R. Feeney, Joanne M. Comerford and Erika Uyterhoeven for legislation to establish a commission to report on the Moral Budget. Revenue.
S.1874  SD.2129 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1874) of Adam Gomez, Erika Uyterhoeven, Joanne M. Comerford, Sean Garballey and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to payments in lieu of taxation by organizations exempt from the property tax. Revenue.
S.1875  SD.1197 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1875) of Adam G. Hinds, Suzanne M. Bump, Joanne M. Comerford, Maria Duaime Robinson and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform payments in lieu of taxes for state-owned land. Revenue.
S.1876  SD.1198 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1876) of Adam G. Hinds and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to establish the Massachusetts rural jobs act. Revenue.
S.1880  SD.2445 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1880) of Adam G. Hinds, Joanne M. Comerford, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a forest carbon incentive program to enhance carbon storage on private timber lands. Revenue.
S.1897  SD.172 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1897) of Eric P. Lesser, Patrick M. O'Connor, Jason M. Lewis, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide financial relief to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Revenue.
S.1899  SD.815 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1899) of Eric P. Lesser, Harriette L. Chandler, Michael J. Barrett, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to regional transportation ballot initiatives. Revenue.
H.1900  HD.2830 By Ms. Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1900) of Chynah Tyler and others relative to telephone service for inmates in correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
S.1903  SD.1298 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1903) of Eric P. Lesser and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to establish a tax deduction for donations to public colleges and universities. Revenue.
H.1905  HD.3824 By Ms. Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1905) of Chynah Tyler and others relative to establishing a jail and prison construction moratorium. The Judiciary.
S.1914  SD.479 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1914) of Jason M. Lewis, Kay Khan, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote healthy alternatives to sugary drinks. Revenue.
H.1940  HD.1438 By Mr. Carey of Easthampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1940) of Daniel R. Carey and Tricia Farley-Bouvier relative to employment postings by state agencies and institutions. 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.1986  SD.1837 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1986) of Bruce E. Tarr, Adam G. Hinds, Joanne M. Comerford, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the conservation land tax credit. Revenue.
S.2008  SD.2413 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2008) of Michael J. Barrett, Jason M. Lewis, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase electric vehicle charging infrastructure in new construction. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2018  HD.3740 By Representatives Livingstone of Boston and Elugardo of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2018) of Jay D. Livingstone, Nika C. Elugardo and others relative to employment protections for victims of abusive behavior. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.2018  SD.676 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2018) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Elizabeth A. Malia and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to equity in public contracting in honor of Bruce C. Bolling. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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.
S.2059  SD.141 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2059) of Cindy F. Friedman, Anne M. Gobi, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to designate July 8 as Massachusetts Emancipation Day a.k.a. Quock Walker Day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2065  HD.477 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2065) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to provide mental health benefits on a nondiscriminatory basis to certain residents of the Commonwealth. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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.2067  SD.1211 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 2067) of Adam G. Hinds and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to establish a needs assessment of municipal public safety and security facilities. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2068  SD.1214 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2068) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to require the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination to include representatives of the LGBTQ community. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2069  SD.2046 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2069) of Adam G. Hinds and Eric P. Lesser for legislation to establish 413 Day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2071  SD.2446 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2071) of Adam G. Hinds, Tami L. Gouveia and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to promote racial equity within state government. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2075  SD.1953 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2075) of Eric P. Lesser, Susan L. Moran and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to give all regions of the Commonwealth a seat at the table. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2077  SD.521 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2077) of Jason M. Lewis, Eric P. Lesser, Harriette L. Chandler, James B. Eldridge and other members of the Senate for legislation to ensure gender parity and racial and ethnic diversity on public boards and commissions. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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.2083  HD.3673 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2083) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to behavioral health urgent care. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2084  HD.3880 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2084) of Marjorie C. Decker and others for legislation to establish an advisory council on school based behavioral health to advise on issues of behavioral health promotion, prevention, and intervention services in school districts. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2089  HD.3974 By Ms. Fluker Oakley of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2089) of Brandy Fluker Oakley and others for legislation to require the determination of qualified mental health professionals prior to prisoners being placed on mental health watch. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2097  HD.973 By Ms. Gouveia of Acton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2097) of Tami L. Gouveia, Joanne M. Comerford and Michael J. Barrett relative to the public health and public safety outcomes of the use of fentanyl testing strips by individuals addicted to opioid and other substances. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.2104  SD.1842 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2104) of Rebecca L. Rausch, James J. O'Day and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to update the Open Meeting Law to support remote participation. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2105  SD.1861 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2105) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Joanne M. Comerford, Nicholas A. Boldyga, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation relative to civil asset forfeiture data reporting. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2116  SD.383 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2116) of Bruce E. Tarr, Joanne M. Comerford, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Christina A. Minicucci and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish an executive office of food resources and security. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2127  SD.2390 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2127) of Michael J. Barrett, Jason M. Lewis, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Mark C. Montigny and other members of the General Court for legislation to analyze future need for electric vehicle infrastructure within the commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2128  SD.2398 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2128) of Michael J. Barrett, Jason M. Lewis, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to facilitate electric vehicle ownership among low- and middle-income families. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2131  SD.2419 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2131) of Michael J. Barrett, Joanne M. Comerford, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Maria Duaime Robinson and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a Climate Policy Commission. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2132  SD.2420 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2132) of Michael J. Barrett, Joanne M. Comerford, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Maria Duaime Robinson and other members of the General Court for legislation to institute a governance structure for Mass Save. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2133  SD.2477 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2133) of Michael J. Barrett, Joanne M. Comerford, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Diana DiZoglio and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand carbon pricing in the commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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.2136  SD.2205 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2136) of Joseph A. Boncore, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to transition Massachusetts to clean electricity, heating, and transportation. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2138  SD.2317 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2138) of Joseph A. Boncore, Jack Patrick Lewis, Rebecca L. Rausch, Steven C. Owens and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transportation and environmental justice. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2139  SD.2322 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2139) of Joseph A. Boncore, Steven C. Owens, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford and others for legislation to promote zero-emission vehicle fleets by 2035. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2142  SD.1263 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2142) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jack Patrick Lewis, Elizabeth A. Malia, Patrick M. O'Connor and others for legislation relative to solar power in environmental justice and urban communities. 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.2148  SD.2340 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2148) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Lori A. Ehrlich and Jack Patrick Lewis for legislation relative to the future of heat in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2149  SD.2483 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2149) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Joanne M. Comerford, David Allen Robertson and Michelle L. Ciccolo for legislation to expand the Bottle Bill. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2151  SD.1066 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2151) of Brendan P. Crighton, Jack Patrick Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Joanne M. Comerford and others for legislation to promote zero-emission vehicles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2155  SD.1687 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2155) of Julian Cyr for legislation to enhance reliability of renewable resources in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2158  SD.2276 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2158) of Julian Cyr, Joanne M. Comerford and Michael D. Brady for legislation to create offshore clean energy and new renewable jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2159  SD.259 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2159) of Sal N. DiDomenico, John C. Velis, Brian W. Murray, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the proper disposal of miniatures. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2161  HD.1579 By Ms. Giannino of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2161) of Jessica Ann Giannino and others for legislation to further regulate the siting of solid waste facilities. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.2165  SD.159 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2165) of James B. Eldridge, Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis, Tami L. Gouveia and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase solar rooftop energy. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2166  SD.555 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2166) of James B. Eldridge, Vanna Howard, Joanne M. Comerford and Michael O. Moore for legislation to ensure gas safety and consumer fairness. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2167  SD.1056 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2167) of James B. Eldridge, Carolyn C. Dykema, Joanne M. Comerford and Michael O. Moore for legislation to increase funding and enhance the mission of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2168  SD.1870 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2168) of James B. Eldridge, Joanne M. Comerford, Michael O. Moore and Tami L. Gouveia for legislation to ensure access to solar energy for all communities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2169  SD.2293 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2169) of James B. Eldridge, Joanne M. Comerford, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and Michael O. Moore for legislation to support solar distribution. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2170  SD.2325 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2170) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Brandy Fluker Oakley, Erika Uyterhoeven and other members of the General Court for legislation to invest in a prosperous, clean commonwealth by 2030. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2171  SD.2355 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2171) of James B. Eldridge, Joanne M. Comerford and Michael O. Moore for legislation to remove barriers for municipal power communities to become green communities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2182  SD.1154 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2182) of Anne M. Gobi and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to monthly minimum reliability contributions. 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.2187  SD.1200 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2187) of Adam G. Hinds, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to MassSAVE for vehicles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2188  SD.1224 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2188) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation relative to the Department of Public Utilities' proceedings and gas pipelines. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2191  SD.2449 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2191) of Adam G. Hinds and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to promote energy storage systems. 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.2202  SD.2197 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2202) of Jason M. Lewis, Tami L. Gouveia, James B. Eldridge, Thomas M. Stanley and others for legislation relative to building energy and decarbonization. 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.2232  SD.2114 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2232) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Joanne M. Comerford, Maria Duaime Robinson and James B. Eldridge for legislation to establish building energy performance standards. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2235  SD.2238 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2235) of Bruce E. Tarr, Tami L. Gouveia and Hannah Kane for legislation to sustain natural and working lands carbon in communities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2239  SD.1887 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2239) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect Native American heritage. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
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.
S.2249  SD.1894 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2249) of Joan B. Lovely, Kay Khan, Jessica Ann Giannino, Hannah Kane and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the creation of a women's rights history trail. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.2251  SD.1246 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2251) of Bruce E. Tarr, Adam Gomez, Lori A. Ehrlich, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the use of elephants, big cats, primates, giraffes, and bears in traveling exhibits and shows. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.2260  SD.1415 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2260) of Joseph A. Boncore, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to a resilient transportation system. Transportation.
S.2261  SD.1557 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2261) of Joseph A. Boncore, Joan B. Lovely, David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf, Barry R. Finegold and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish free access to ride to elections in Massachusetts (FARE). Transportation.
H.2262  HD.1974 By Representatives Decker of Cambridge and Domb of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2262) of Marjorie C. Decker, Mindy Domb and others relative to the health impacts and costs of emissions associated with grid electricity and delivered fuels, and the benefits of energy conservation, energy efficiency and renewable energy. Public Health.
H.2264  HD.2536 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2264) of Marjorie C. Decker and others for legislation to further regulate access to emergency contraception. Public Health.
S.2265  SD.2315 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2265) of Joseph A. Boncore, Harriette L. Chandler, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Steven C. Owens and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a New Deal for Transportation in the Commonwealth. Transportation.
H.2266  HD.1812 By Ms. Domb of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2266) of Mindy Domb relative to the board of registration in naturopathy. Public Health.
H.2267  HD.2928 By Representatives Domb of Amherst and Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2267) of Mindy Domb, Kimberly N. Ferguson and others for legislation to further regulate pelvic examinations. Public Health.
S.2276  SD.636 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2276) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jack Patrick Lewis, Michael O. Moore, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide identification to youth and adults experiencing homelessness. Transportation.
S.2289  SD.273 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2289) of Brendan P. Crighton, Adam Gomez, Harriette L. Chandler, Adam G. Hinds and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to work and family mobility during and subsequent to the COVID-19 emergency. Transportation.
S.2292  SD.1320 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2292) of Brendan P. Crighton, Steven C. Owens, Jack Patrick Lewis, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation relative to public transit electrification. Transportation.
H.2294  HD.1543 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2294) of Sean Garballey, Kate Hogan and others relative to access to original birth certificates to persons born in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
S.2295  SD.1849 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2295) of Brendan P. Crighton, Jack Patrick Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Joanne M. Comerford and others for legislation to reduce traffic and encourage shared rides. Transportation.
H.2298  HD.2459 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2298) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to establishing and implementing a food and health pilot program for certain MassHealth enrollees diagnosed with diet-related health conditions. Public Health.
S.2304  SD.2040 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2304) of Julian Cyr, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate debt-based incarceration and suspensions. Transportation.
S.2309  SD.2303 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2309) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jessica Ann Giannino, Thomas M. Stanley, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to electric bicycles. Transportation.
H.2320  HD.2962 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2320) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study the current burden of oral disease. Public Health.
H.2327  HD.1192 By Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2327) of Hannah Kane and others relative to date labels on food packaging of products. Public Health.
H.2329  HD.1712 By Representatives Kane of Shrewsbury and Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2329) of Hannah Kane, Denise C. Garlick and others relative to improvements to the local and regional public health systems to address disparities in the delivery of public health services. Public Health.
S.2334  SD.2052 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2334) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation relative to school bus safety. Transportation.
S.2337  SD.2452 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2337) of Adam G. Hinds and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to unpaved roads. Transportation.
H.2341  HD.3684 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2341) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a board of registration in midwifery and further regulating out-of-hospital birth access and safety. Public Health.
S.2345  SD.2221 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2345) of Eric P. Lesser, Anne M. Gobi, Brian M. Ashe, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish fast, frequent, and reliable passenger rail service between Pittsfield and Boston via Springfield. Transportation.
S.2346  SD.2357 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2346) of Eric P. Lesser, Joanne M. Comerford and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to promote a fair and informative RMV. Transportation.
H.2350  HD.2994 By Mr. Lewis of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2350) of Jack Patrick Lewis and others for legislation to further regulate PFAS chemicals in consumer products. Public Health.
H.2373  HD.3351 By Ms. Miranda of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2373) of Liz Miranda and others relative to providing a health equity assessment of certain legislation before the General Court. Public Health.
H.2381  HD.1456 By Messrs. O'Day of West Boylston and Mahoney of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2381) of James J. O'Day, John J. Mahoney and others relative to end of life options. Public Health.
H.2391  HD.3401 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2391) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to prohibit the use of polystyrene foam food containers. Public Health.
H.2394  HD.3661 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2394) of David M. Rogers and others relative to ensuring fair and appropriate distribution of vaccines during public health emergencies. Public Health.
S.2429  SD.2273 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2429) of Walter F. Timilty, Michael O. Moore, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to military spouse-licensure portability, education and enrollment of dependents. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.2434  HD.1572 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2434) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to fire safety education in schools and colleges. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2447  HD.3763 By Ms. Domb of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2447) of Mindy Domb and others relative to providing certain notices upon National Guard activations. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2460  HD.3688 By Ms. Fluker Oakley of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2460) of Brandy Fluker Oakley and others relative to the application process for incarcerated persons to receive identification cards upon release. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2461  HD.3884 By Ms. Fluker Oakley of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2461) of Brandy Fluker Oakley and others for legislation to enhance 911 operations for behavioral health crisis response. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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).
H.2496  HD.1759 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2496) of Paul W. Mark, Susannah M. Whipps and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to establish an opioid use disorder education, treatment and recovery fund within the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2498  HD.3711 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2498) of Paul W. Mark relative to elevator inspections for small towns. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2504  HD.3269 By Ms. Miranda of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2504) of Liz Miranda and others relative to prisoners in segregated confinement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2626  HD.2967 By Mr. Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2626) of Paul J. Donato and others for legislation to place certain employees in the Department of Fire Services in Group 4 of the contributory retirement system for public employees. Public Service.
H.2683  HD.1640 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2683) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the employment of retired firefighters as training instructors by the Department of Fire Services. Public Service.
H.2890  HD.1252 By Ms. Elugardo of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2890) of Nika C. Elugardo and others relative to an excise for climate change adaptation infrastructure and affordable housing investments. Revenue.
H.2899  HD.1851 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2899) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others relative to recording fees paid by certified public accountants to registers of deeds and assistant recorders under the community preservation law. Revenue.
H.2960  HD.2668 By Messrs. Jones of North Reading and Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2960) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to increase the land conservation tax credit. Revenue.
H.2972  HD.1420 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Santiago of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2972) of Kay Khan, Jon Santiago and others for legislation to impose an excise tax on distributors of certain drinks with added sugar and promoting healthy alternatives to such drinks. Revenue.
H.3086  HD.2655 By Messrs. Vargas of Haverhill and Madaro of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3086) of Andres X. Vargas, Adrian C. Madaro and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to assess certain taxes for financing regional transportation needs and investments. Revenue.
H.3092  HD.518 By Ms. Whipps of Athol, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3092) of Susannah M. Whipps and others for legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study establishment of a payment in lieu of taxes program to fairly compensate cities and towns with significant amounts of non-taxable property. Revenue.
H.3115  HD.968 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3115) of Tackey Chan and others for legislation to require that government agencies make certain demographic data available to the public. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3124  HD.2423 By Ms. Domb of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3124) of Mindy Domb and others relative to the promulgation of State Building Code regulations to allow for gender neutral bathrooms. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3126  HD.3866 By Representatives Domb of Amherst and Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3126) of Mindy Domb, Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to providing for a gender neutral designation on state documents and identifications. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3144  HD.735 By Representatives Ferrante of Gloucester and Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3144) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Hannah Kane and others for legislation to establish an executive office of food resources and security. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3161  HD.930 By Ms. Higgins of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3161) of Natalie M. Higgins and others relative to the renewal of certain licenses after default on student loans. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3189  HD.1227 By Messrs. Kushmerek of Fitchburg and Diggs of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3189) of Michael P. Kushmerek, Kip A. Diggs and others for the issuance of an annual proclamation by the Governor to designate the fourth of February as Rosa Parks day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3264  HD.3905 By Ms. Blais of Sunderland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3264) of Natalie M. Blais and others for legislation to established a transportation climate initiative trust fund and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the transportation sector. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3277  HD.3651 By Ms. Ciccolo of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3277) of Michelle L. Ciccolo and others relative to the construction of certain plastic containers subject to the bottle law, so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3288  HD.3551 By Representatives Decker of Cambridge and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3288) of Marjorie C. Decker, Sean Garballey and others relative to transitioning to clean electricity, heating and transportation. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3292  HD.1972 By Mr. Driscoll of Milton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3292) of William J. Driscoll, Jr., and others relative to a green future with infrastructure and workforce investments. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3302  HD.3983 By Mr. Fernandes of Falmouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3302) of Dylan A. Fernandes and others relative to the offshore wind industry, workforce development, fisheries and environmental protection. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3306  HD.1547 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3306) of Sean Garballey and others relative to improving outdoor lighting and increasing dark-sky visibility. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3313  HD.3281 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3313) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., and Joanne M. Comerford relative to customer access to a modern electric grid. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3331  HD.2381 By Representative Kushmerek of Fitchburg and Senator Cronin, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3331) of Michael P. Kushmerek, John Cronin and others relative to the establishment of municipal lighting authorities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3332  HD.2997 By Messrs. Lewis of Framingham and Hawkins of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3332) of Jack Patrick Lewis, James K. Hawkins and others relative to the inclusion of miniature beverage containers in the bottle law, so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3333  HD.3753 By Messrs. Livingstone of Boston and Ramos of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3333) of Jay D. Livingstone, Orlando Ramos and others relative to biomass energy. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3340  HD.3695 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3340) of Paul W. Mark and Joanne M. Comerford relative to creating a green bank to evaluate and coordinate financing for energy improvements and energy technologies throughout the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3342  HD.3730 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3342) of Paul W. Mark and Tami L. Gouveia for legislation to require state agencies that initiate construction of new facilities or renovation of existing facilities to install solar energy systems on or near such facilities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3366  HD.3385 By Ms. Robinson of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3366) of Maria Duaime Robinson and others relative to developing energy performance standards for large buildings. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3376  HD.2035 By Representatives Ehrlich of Marblehead and Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3376) of Lori A. Ehrlich, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the use of elephants, big cats, primates, giraffes, and bears in traveling exhibits and shows. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3377  HD.1662 By Ms. Elugardo of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3377) of Nika C. Elugardo and others relative to Native American heritage. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3379  HD.1211 By Representatives Kane of Shrewsbury and Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3379) of Hannah Kane, Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the creation of a women's rights history trail. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3413  HD.3312 By Ms. Blais of Sunderland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3413) of Natalie M. Blais and others relative to regional transit accessibility. Transportation.
H.3415  HD.3584 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3415) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to establish the Massachusetts transportation and environment equity fund. Transportation.
H.3453  HD.2885 By Ms. Elugardo of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3453) of Nika C. Elugardo and others relative to debt-based incarceration and suspensions of certain motor vehicle and parking violations. Transportation.
H.3456  HD.448 By Representatives Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3456) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Christine P. Barber and others relative to eligibility for application for motor vehicle learners' permits and drivers' licenses. Transportation.
H.3515  HD.984 By Representatives Khan of Newton and O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3515) of Kay Khan, James J. O'Day and others that the Registrar of Motor Vehicles provide identification to youth and adults experiencing homelessness. Transportation.
H.3529  HD.238 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3529) of Paul W. Mark and Dylan A. Fernandes relative to providing for distinctive registration plates for firefighters. Transportation.
H.3532  HD.3335 By Representatives Mark of Peru and Sabadosa of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3532) of Paul W. Mark, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and others that the Massachusetts Department of Transportation enter into an interstate compact for certain rail service. Transportation.
H.3571  HD.2405 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3571) of Smitty Pignatelli and others that the Massachusetts Department of Transportation convene a working group on the benefits of passenger rail service between the city of Pittsfield and New York City using the Housatonic rail line. Transportation.
H.3572  HD.2623 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3572) of Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to expenditures for maintaining, repairing, improving and constructing municipal ways and bridges, and other eligible municipal projects. Transportation.
H.3821  HD.1617 By Ms. Blais of Sunderland, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 9) of Natalie M. Blais and others relative to creating a municipal and public safety building authority. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3854  An Act authorizing the town of Whately to continue the employment of fire department member Gary Stone
H.3855  An Act authorizing the town of Whately to continue the employment of fire department member William Smith
H.3873  HD.4089 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the effective date of MassHealth coverage for new applicants. Health Care Financing.
H.3991  HD.4206 By Mr. Hawkins of Attleboro, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James K. Hawkins and others relative to pesticides. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1027  HD.1025 By Ms. Whipps of Athol (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1027) of Timothy J. Culkeen relative to access to Department of Conservation and Recreation facilities. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. This bill is by request. *
S.1185  SD.1741 By Ms. DiZoglio (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1185) of Debra Falzoi, Michael O. Moore, Anne M. Gobi, Joanne M. Comerford and others for legislation to establish the Dignity At Work Act (DAWA). Labor and Workforce Development. This bill is by request. *
H.2412  HD.1499 By Ms. Whipps of Athol (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2412) of Robert Steele for legislation to improve next of kin access to deceased medical records. Public Health. This bill is by request. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.