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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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

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S.34  SD.1343 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 34) of Jason M. Lewis, Paul W. Mark, John J. Cronin, Joanne M. Comerford 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. Advanced Information Technology, the Internet and Cybersecurity.
H.41  HD.1170 By Representative Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, House, No. 41) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to agricultural and horticultural lands. Revenue.
S.58  SD.1900 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 58) of Michael O. Moore, Joanne M. Comerford and Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. for legislation to establish an internal special audit unit within the Cannabis Control Commission. Cannabis Policy.
S.75  SD.501 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 75) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Rebecca L. Rausch, Jack Patrick Lewis, Mark C. Montigny and other members of the General Court for legislation to lift kids out of deep poverty. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.76  SD.507 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 76) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Joanne M. Comerford, Michael D. Brady, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish basic needs assistance for Massachusetts immigrant residents. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.77  SD.512 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 77) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Hannah Kane, Brian W. Murray, Susannah M. Whipps and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to a loan repayment program for human services workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.83  SD.2086 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 83) of Barry R. Finegold, Sean Garballey, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to rates of payment for workers providing support and services for individuals with disabilities for the Department of Developmental Services. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.84  SD.1120 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 84) of Cindy F. Friedman, Rebecca L. Rausch, Robyn K. Kennedy, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to a livable wage for human services workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.85  SD.63 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 85) of Anne M. Gobi, Joanne M. Comerford, Jacob R. Oliveira, Hannah Kane and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to an agricultural healthy incentives program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.86  SD.185 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 86) of Adam Gomez, Sal N. DiDomenico, Joanne M. Comerford, Rebecca L. Rausch and others for legislation to improve emergency housing assistance for children and families experiencing homelessness. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.87  HD.498 By Representative Blais of Deerfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 87) of Natalie M. Blais and others for legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) to develop recommendations for supporting investments, policies and practices designed to promote equity in agriculture for socially disadvantaged groups. Agriculture.
S.89  SD.321 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 89) of Adam Gomez, Hannah Kane, Michael D. Brady, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish an acquired brain injury advisory board. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.91  SD.626 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 91) of Adam Gomez and Vanna Howard for legislation to assure quality foster care. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.92  HD.400 By Representatives Duffy of Holyoke and Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 92) of Patricia A. Duffy, Daniel M. Donahue and others that the Food Policy Council appoint a food system coordinator as an employee. Agriculture.
S.96  SD.1080 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 96) of John F. Keenan, Sean Garballey, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael O. Moore 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.97  SD.2101 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 97) of John F. Keenan, Michael O. Moore, Michael D. Brady, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court 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.
H.101  HD.1171 By Representative Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 101) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others for legislation to establish the agricultural PFAS relief fund to assist farmers who have suffered losses due to the presence of PFAS in soil, water, or agricultural products. Agriculture.
S.104  SD.239 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 104) of Joan B. Lovely, Mark C. Montigny, Vanna Howard and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to establish a diaper benefits pilot program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.109  SD.1172 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 109) of Joan B. Lovely, Sean Garballey, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to supported decision-making agreements for certain adults with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.120  SD.1684 By Ms. Moran, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 120) of Susan L. Moran, Joanne M. Comerford, James B. Eldridge and Mark C. Montigny for legislation to eliminate disproportionality and inequities for at-risk children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.122  SD.1744 By Ms. Moran, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 122) of Susan L. Moran, Joanne M. Comerford, Michael O. Moore and Mathew J. Muratore for legislation to support children with neonatal abstinence syndrome. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.135  HD.2684 By Representatives Cabral of New Bedford and Garcia of Chelsea, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 135) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Judith A. Garcia and others for legislation to establish basic needs assistance for Massachusetts immigrant residents. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.142  SD.793 By Mr. Brady, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 142) of Michael D. Brady, Sal N. DiDomenico, Anne M. Gobi, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to digital right to repair. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.148  SD.1857 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 148) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Jason M. Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect reproductive health access, LGBTQ lives, religious liberty, and freedom of movement by banning the sale of cell phone location information. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.150  HD.2737 By Representative Domb of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 150) of Mindy Domb and others for legislation to authorize agricultural healthy incentives program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.153  HD.3742 By Representative Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 153) of Paul J. Donato and others that the Child Advocate report on disproportionality and inequity in services provided by child-serving state entities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.159  HD.601 By Representative Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 159) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others for legislation to establish an acquired brain injury advisory board (including members of the General Court) to review, advise and report on services, supports and public policy for individuals with acquired brain injuries and their families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.164  HD.3395 By Representative Finn of West Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 164) of Michael J. Finn and others relative to establishing a bill of rights for children in foster care. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.171  HD.3286 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Cataldo of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 171) of Sean Garballey, Simon Cataldo and others relative to Department of Developmental Services rates of payment for workers providing support and services for individuals with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.173  HD.2603 By Representative Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 173) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to protect infants affected by in-utero substance exposure or fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.174  SD.1432 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 174) of Barry R. Finegold for legislation to protect patient privacy and prevent unfair and deceptive advertising of pregnancy-related services. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.175  SD.1473 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 175) of Cindy F. Friedman, Joanne M. Comerford, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Lydia Edwards and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the disclosure of toxic chemicals in children’s products. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.180  SD.2034 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 180) of Adam Gomez, Joanne M. Comerford, James B. Eldridge, John F. Keenan and others for legislation to end housing discrimination in the Commonwealth. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.180  HD.827 By Representative Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 180) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others for legislation to prohibit the use of procedures which cause physical pain or deny a reasonable humane existence to persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.197  SD.1504 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 197) of Michael O. Moore, John J. Cronin, John H. Rogers, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect consumer rights in purchasing safe and habitable homes. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.229  SD.944 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 229) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court that provisions be made for an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to protein innovation in Massachusetts. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.253  SD.461 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 253) of Brendan P. Crighton, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Vanna Howard, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the training, assessment, and assignment of qualified school interpreters in educational settings. Education.
H.259  HD.3199 By Representative Carey of Easthampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 259) of Daniel R. Carey and others relative to ensuring transparent ticket pricing. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.259  SD.443 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 259) of Julian Cyr, Jack Patrick Lewis, Vanna Howard and Rebecca L. Rausch for legislation relative to LGBTQ+ inclusive curriculum. Education.
S.260  SD.498 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 260) of Julian Cyr, Joanne M. Comerford and Michael J. Barrett for legislation to implement elementary and secondary interdisciplinary climate justice education across the Commonwealth. Education.
S.261  SD.1013 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 261) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jack Patrick Lewis, Hannah Kane, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to universal school meals. Education.
S.268  SD.2199 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 268) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Robyn K. Kennedy, Rebecca L. Rausch, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to healthy youth. Education.
S.292  SD.942 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 292) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Joanne M. Comerford and Robyn K. Kennedy for legislation relative to the financial impact of charter schools. Education.
S.297  SD.1549 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 297) of Edward J. Kennedy and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to expand dual enrollment for high school students in Gateway Cities. Education.
S.301  SD.667 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 301) of Jason M. Lewis, Susan L. Moran, Robyn K. Kennedy, Liz Miranda and other members of the General Court 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.303  SD.987 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 303) of Jason M. Lewis and Rebecca L. Rausch for legislation to increase the Commonwealth's share of the education foundation budget. Education.
S.305  SD.991 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 305) of Jason M. Lewis for legislation to promote safe firearm storage education and increase the well-being of students. Education.
S.310  SD.1348 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 310) of Jason M. Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, Susannah M. Whipps, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to food literacy. Education.
S.311  SD.1831 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 311) of Jason M. Lewis, Manny Cruz, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to educator diversity. Education.
S.318  SD.1826 By Ms. Miranda, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 318) of Liz Miranda, Joanne M. Comerford, Lydia Edwards, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a permanent commission on American Indian and Alaska Native education. Education.
H.318  HD.2081 By Representative Hawkins of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 318) of James K. Hawkins and others for legislation to direct the Department of Environmental Protection to publish a toxic chemicals of concern consumer products list. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.326  SD.1093 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 326) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Brian M. Ashe, Vanna Howard, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve augmentative and alternative communication opportunities for children with disabilities. Education.
S.330  SD.405 By Mr. Oliveira, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 330) of Jacob R. Oliveira, Adam Scanlon, Vanna Howard, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation relative to student transportation. Education.
S.337  SD.1786 By Mr. Oliveira, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 337) of Jacob R. Oliveira, Michael P. Kushmerek, Rebecca L. Rausch, Carmine Lawrence Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to adjusting approved costs threshold. Education.
S.344  SD.387 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 344) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, Vanna Howard and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to celebrate and teach Native American culture and history. Education.
H.357  HD.3698 By Representative Lipper-Garabedian of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 357) of Kate Lipper-Garabedian and others relative to banning the sale of cell phone location information. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.360  HD.3826 By Representative Madaro of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 360) of Adrian C. Madaro and others relative to digital right to repair. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.365  SD.446 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 365) of Julian Cyr, Jack Patrick Lewis, Patricia D. Jehlen, Sal N. DiDomenico and others for legislation relative to LGBT and HIV positive seniors in the commonwealth. Elder Affairs.
S.367  SD.138 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 367) of James B. Eldridge, Joanne M. Comerford, Daniel M. Donahue and Anne M. Gobi for legislation to increase awareness of community based PACE programs for older adults. Elder Affairs.
S.370  SD.402 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 370) of Adam Gomez, Joanne M. Comerford, Sal N. DiDomenico, Mathew J. Muratore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to intensive case management for clinically complex older adults. Elder Affairs.
S.376  SD.872 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 376) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Susannah M. Whipps, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Massachusetts home care eligibility. Elder Affairs.
S.379  SD.1244 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 379) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Thomas M. Stanley, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve quality and oversight of long-term care. Elder Affairs.
S.380  SD.1245 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 380) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Thomas M. Stanley, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve Massachusetts home care. Elder Affairs.
S.381  SD.2235 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 381) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Rebecca L. Rausch, Jack Patrick Lewis, Susannah M. Whipps and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish an LGBTQI long-term care facility bill of rights. Elder Affairs.
S.385  SD.245 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 385) of Joan B. Lovely, Joanne M. Comerford, John C. Velis, Mathew J. Muratore and others for legislation relative to expanding the availability of personal care homes for older adults. Elder Affairs.
S.397  SD.877 By Mr. Payano, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 397) of Pavel M. Payano, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve infection control in Massachusetts home care. Elder Affairs.
H.401  HD.2701 By Representative Zlotnik of Gardner, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 401) of Jonathan D. Zlotnik and others relative to the sale of malt beverages produced by pub breweries. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.406  SD.2268 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 406) of Michael J. Barrett, James B. Eldridge, Anne M. Gobi, John J. Cronin and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify the role of governor’s councillor on the ballot. Election Laws.
S.410  SD.1458 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 410) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, John F. Keenan and other members of the Senate for legislation to make voting administrative changes to create equitable systemic solutions. Election Laws.
S.422  SD.348 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 422) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Joan Meschino, Mike Connolly, 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.
H.433  HD.473 By Representative Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 433) of Christine P. Barber and others for legislation to improve augmentative and alternative communication opportunities for school children with disabilities. Education.
S.433  SD.391 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 433) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Lydia Edwards, James K. Hawkins, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation to provide a local option for ranked choice voting in municipal elections. Election Laws.
H.437  HD.1915 By Representative Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 437) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to the training, assessment, and assignment of qualified school interpreters in educational settings. Education.
H.442  HD.2596 By Representative Carey of Easthampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 442) of Daniel R. Carey, Vanna Howard and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to special education funding reform. Education.
S.442  SD.1721 By Ms. Moran, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 442) of Susan L. Moran and Michael O. Moore that provisions be made for an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to examining the potential negative environmental and economic impacts caused by the discharge of radioactive materials. Emergency Preparedness and Management.
S.452  SD.1214 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 452) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Patrick M. O'Connor, Steven Owens, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the municipal reforestation program. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.472  SD.2174 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 472) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Joanne M. Comerford and James B. Eldridge for legislation to establish sustainable and equitable funding for climate change adaptation and mitigation. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.473  SD.18 By Ms. Edwards, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 473) of Lydia Edwards, Jack Patrick Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Sal N. DiDomenico and others for legislation to promote climate safe buildings. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.475  SD.142 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 475) of James B. Eldridge, Michael O. Moore, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to maintain adequate water supplies through effective drought management. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.477  SD.145 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 477) of James B. Eldridge, Hannah Kane, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Vanna Howard and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to plastic bag reduction. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.478  SD.147 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 478) of James B. Eldridge, Adam Scanlon, Michael J. Barrett, Paul W. Mark and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand the sale of products by farmer breweries. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.481  SD.2366 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 481) of James B. Eldridge, Steven Owens, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Vanna Howard and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a climate change superfund and promoting polluter responsibility. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.482  SD.2387 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 482) of James B. Eldridge, Joanne M. Comerford, John J. Cronin, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote drinking water quality for all. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.487  SD.1144 By Mr. Feeney, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 487) of Paul R. Feeney, Jack Patrick Lewis, Sean Garballey, Vanna Howard and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to pesticides. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.488  SD.2204 By Mr. Feeney, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 488) of Paul R. Feeney, Joanne M. Comerford, Thomas M. Stanley, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to create the outdoor recreation program. Environment and Natural Resources.
H.489  HD.2794 By Representatives Gordon of Bedford and Madaro of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 489) of Kenneth I. Gordon, Adrian C. Madaro and others relative to providing affordable and accessible high-quality early education and care to promote child development and well-being and support the economy. Education.
S.495  SD.34 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 495) of Anne M. Gobi, Ryan C. Fattman, Brian M. Ashe, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to crumbling concrete foundations. Environment and Natural Resources.
H.495  HD.3162 By Representatives Hawkins of Attleboro and Montaño of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 495) of James K. Hawkins, Samantha Montaño and others relative to the comprehensive support and improvement of schools. Education.
S.499  SD.67 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 499) of Anne M. Gobi, Steven S. Howitt, Hannah Kane, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to reimburse the Inland Fisheries and Game Fund. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.515  SD.972 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 515) of Jason M. Lewis, Patrick M. O'Connor, Joanne M. Comerford and Julian Cyr for legislation to protect public health and reduce health care costs. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.517  SD.1007 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 517) of Jason M. Lewis, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Joanne M. Comerford and Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to the use of glyphosate on public lands. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.520  SD.1320 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 520) of Jason M. Lewis, John Barrett, III, Jacob R. Oliveira, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court that provisions be made for an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to establish a protected pollinator habitat. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.525  SD.2116 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 525) of Jason M. Lewis, Michael J. Barrett and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to reduce single-use plastics from the environment. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.526  SD.696 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 526) of Joan B. Lovely, Patrick M. O'Connor, Anne M. Gobi, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure safe drinking water in schools. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.528  SD.1934 By Mr. Mark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 528) of Paul W. Mark for legislation to establish a free snowmobile weekend. Environment and Natural Resources.
H.529  HD.2237 By Representative Lewis of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 529) of Jack Patrick Lewis and others relative to the teaching of Native American culture and history. Education.
H.534  HD.1783 By Representatives Livingstone of Boston and Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 534) of Jay D. Livingstone, Christine P. Barber and others for legislation to increase access to disposable menstrual products. Education.
H.536  HD.932 By Representative Montaño of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 536) of Samantha Montaño and others relative to the creation of a permanent commission relative to the education of American Indian and Alaska Native residents. Education.
S.538  SD.1704 By Ms. Moran, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 538) of Susan L. Moran, Thomas M. Stanley and Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to clean lighting. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.540  SD.1729 By Ms. Moran, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 540) of Susan L. Moran, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Vanna Howard, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to empower towns and cities to protect residents and the environment from harmful pesticides. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.542  SD.1749 By Ms. Moran, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 542) of Susan L. Moran and Mathew J. Muratore for legislation to establish safe paint stewardship. Environment and Natural Resources.
H.544  HD.3874 By Representatives O'Day of West Boylston and Howard of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 544) of James J. O'Day, Vanna Howard and others that certain schools develop written policies ensuring parental or legal guardian notification of comprehensive sexual health education. Education.
S.549  SD.1393 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 549) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Adam Scanlon, Jack Patrick Lewis, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to ban the retail sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits in new pet shops. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.551  SD.1482 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 551) of Patrick M. O'Connor and Mathew J. Muratore for legislation relative to paint recycling. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.554  SD.1031 By Mr. Oliveira, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 554) of Jacob R. Oliveira, Steven Owens, James K. Hawkins, Joanne M. Comerford and others for legislation to require producer responsibility for the collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.572  SD.539 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 572) of Michael F. Rush, Paul McMurtry, Jack Patrick Lewis, John J. Cronin and other members of the General Court for legislation to save recycling costs in the commonwealth. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.588  SD.894 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 588) of John C. Velis and Kelly W. Pease for legislation to study the effect of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in commercial products. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.589  SD.950 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 589) of John C. Velis and Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. 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 and Natural Resources.
S.590  SD.2266 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 590) of John C. Velis, Jack Patrick Lewis, Vanna Howard, Steven George Xiarhos and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit the sale of fur products. Environment and Natural Resources.
H.601  HD.2580 By Representatives Vargas of Haverhill and Domb of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 601) of Andres X. Vargas, Mindy Domb and others that the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education be authorized to promote and facilitate food literacy programs in school districts, charter schools, approved private day or residential schools, or collaborative schools. Education.
H.603  HD.766 By Representative Vargas of Haverhill, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 603) of Andres X. Vargas and others relative to universal school meals and requiring schools to promote the supplemental nutrition assistance program to families. Education.
S.605  SD.625 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 605) of Brendan P. Crighton, Joanne M. Comerford, Michael O. Moore, Michael D. Brady and others for legislation to empower health care consumers. Financial Services.
S.607  SD.758 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 607) of Brendan P. Crighton, Lydia Edwards, Patrick M. O'Connor, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to insurance coverage and access to nurse-midwifery services. Financial Services.
S.614  SD.1951 By Mr. Cronin, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 614) of John J. Cronin and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to rein in premiums through stronger rate review. Financial Services.
S.615  SD.369 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 615) of Julian Cyr, Joanne M. Comerford, Adam Gomez and Brian W. Murray for legislation relative to ensuring treatment for genetic craniofacial conditions. Financial Services.
S.617  SD.395 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 617) of Julian Cyr, Michael D. Brady, Joanne M. Comerford, James B. Eldridge and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to applied behavioral analysis therapy. Financial Services.
S.619  SD.704 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 619) of Julian Cyr, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, Susannah M. Whipps and other members of the General Court for legislation to address barriers to HIV prevention medication. Financial Services.
S.620  SD.1545 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 620) of Julian Cyr, John J. Cronin, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to require prospective payment system methodology for reimbursement to community health centers. Financial Services.
S.626  SD.1720 By Ms. Edwards, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 626) of Lydia Edwards, Steven Owens, Joanne M. Comerford, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation for a right of first refusal for foreclosed property (Foreclosure TOPA). Financial Services.
H.630  HD.834 By Representative Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 630) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others relative to intensive case management for clinically complex older adults. Elder Affairs.
S.632  SD.1589 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 632) of James B. Eldridge, Liz Miranda, Jack Patrick Lewis, Carmine Lawrence Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a Massachusetts public bank. Financial Services.
H.634  HD.185 By Representative Kerans of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 634) of Sally P. Kerans and others relative to expanding the availability of personal care homes for older adults. Elder Affairs.
S.635  SD.706 By Mr. Feeney, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 635) of Paul R. Feeney, Steven S. Howitt, Hannah Kane, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to cognitive rehabilitation. Financial Services.
H.636  HD.2232 By Representatives Lewis of Framingham and Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 636) of Jack Patrick Lewis, Sarah K. Peake and others relative to racial and ethnic status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or HIV status of seniors. Elder Affairs.
H.637  HD.3515 By Representatives Lewis of Framingham and Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 637) of Jack Patrick Lewis, Sarah K. Peake and others relative to the rights of persons who identify as LGBTQI in transparency and accountability. Elder Affairs.
H.639  HD.3338 By Representative Madaro of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 639) of Adrian C. Madaro and others relative to increasing awareness of community based PACE programs for older adults. Elder Affairs.
H.645  HD.2344 By Representative Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 645) of Sarah K. Peake and others that persons diagnosed with HIV or AIDS be eligible for home care to be administered by the Executive Office of Elder Affairs. Elder Affairs.
S.646  SD.1132 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 646) of Cindy F. Friedman, Jack Patrick Lewis, Paul W. Mark, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure access to full spectrum pregnancy care. Financial Services.
S.653  SD.909 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 653) of Adam Gomez, Christine P. Barber, Peter Capano and James B. Eldridge for legislation to establish a Massachusetts foreclosure prevention program. Financial Services.
H.665  HD.3521 By Representative Cataldo of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 665) of Simon Cataldo and others relative to clarifying the title of Governor’s Councillor on election ballots. Election Laws.
S.666  SD.1162 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 666) of Jason M. Lewis, Liz Miranda, Marc R. Pacheco, James K. Hawkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish collective bargaining rights for TNC drivers. Financial Services.
S.669  SD.247 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 669) of Joan B. Lovely and Michael J. Barrett for legislation to require mental health parity for disability policies. Financial Services.
S.675  SD.1862 By Mr. Mark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 675) (subject to Joint Rule 9) of Paul W. Mark, Susannah M. Whipps, Joanne M. Comerford, John J. Cronin and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a climate bank in Massachusetts. Financial Services.
S.676  SD.1885 By Mr. Mark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 676) of Paul W. Mark, Susannah M. Whipps, Joanne M. Comerford, Vanna Howard and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure consumer cost protection under the dental medical loss ratio. Financial Services.
H.688  HD.2537 By Representative Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 688) of Carmine Lawrence Gentile and others relative to same day voter registration. Election Laws.
S.689  SD.1687 By Ms. Moran, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 689) of Susan L. Moran, Jack Patrick Lewis, Michael O. Moore, William J. Driscoll, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to patient access to biomarker testing to provide appropriate therapy. Financial Services.
S.691  SD.1725 By Ms. Moran, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 691) of Susan L. Moran, Joanne M. Comerford and Michael O. Moore for legislation to increase access to lactation care and services. Financial Services.
S.704  SD.1821 By Mr. Payano, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 704) of Pavel M. Payano, John J. Cronin, Joanne M. Comerford, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit discrimination against 340b drug discount program participants. Financial Services.
S.707  SD.1802 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 707) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the Senate for legislation to expand health insurance access for state employees. Financial Services.
S.733  SD.1950 By Mr. Cronin, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 733) of John J. Cronin, Susannah M. Whipps, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand affordable coverage through ConnectorCare. Health Care Financing.
S.734  SD.1953 By Mr. Cronin, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 734) of John J. Cronin and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to update high-cost hospital and Health Policy Commission system accountability. Health Care Financing.
S.735  SD.1954 By Mr. Cronin, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 735) of John J. Cronin and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to provide affordable care through out-of-pocket assistance. Health Care Financing.
S.740  SD.778 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 740) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Rebecca L. Rausch, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure equitable health coverage for children. Health Care Financing.
S.744  SD.2182 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 744) of James B. Eldridge, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Adam Gomez, Denise C. Garlick and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish medicare for all in Massachusetts. Health Care Financing.
S.748  SD.1126 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 748) of Cindy F. Friedman, Sean Garballey, Richard M. Haggerty, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect medically fragile children. Health Care Financing.
S.749  SD.2232 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 749) of Cindy F. Friedman, Rebecca L. Rausch, Susannah M. Whipps, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to pharmaceutical access, costs and transparency. Health Care Financing.
H.750  HD.3300 By Representatives Blais of Deerfield and Duffy of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 750) of Natalie M. Blais, Patricia A. Duffy and others relative to establishing sustainable and equitable funding for climate change adaptation and mitigation. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.750  SD.2233 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 750) of Cindy F. Friedman for legislation relative to primary care for you. Health Care Financing.
S.755  SD.854 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 755) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Vanna Howard, Susannah M. Whipps and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify rate setting processes for home health and home care services. Health Care Financing.
S.756  SD.1832 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 756) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Susannah M. Whipps, Brian W. Murray, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation to preserve special needs trusts for disabled seniors. Health Care Financing.
H.757  HD.3432 By Representative Blais of Deerfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 757) of Natalie M. Blais and others that certain sales tax revenues be dedicated to an outdoor recreation trust fund. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.757  SD.1165 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 757) of John F. Keenan, John J. Cronin, Rodney M. Elliott, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote workforce development and provider retention at community health centers. Health Care Financing.
H.760  HD.3392 By Representative Carey of Easthampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 760) of Daniel R. Carey, Thomas M. Stanley and Joanne M. Comerford relative to safe drinking water in schools. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.760  SD.2229 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 760) of John F. Keenan and Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to behavioral health clinic rates. Health Care Financing.
S.763  SD.1285 By Ms. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 763) of Robyn K. Kennedy, John J. Cronin, Jack Patrick Lewis, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote an enhanced care worker minimum wage. Health Care Financing.
H.764  HD.1033 By Representatives Ciccolo of Lexington and Owens of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 764) of Michelle L. Ciccolo, Steven Owens and others for legislation to establish guidelines and recommendations for best practices for industry entities to measure, track, and reduce emissions from embodied carbon of buildings. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.765  SD.947 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 765) of Jason M. Lewis, John J. Cronin, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to require MassHealth to make Graduate Medical Education payments. Health Care Financing.
H.766  HD.3422 By Representative Ciccolo of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 766) of Michelle L. Ciccolo and others relative to food and beverage packaging waste. Environment and Natural Resources.
H.767  HD.3854 By Representative Ciccolo of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 767) of Michelle L. Ciccolo and others for legislation to reduce single-use plastics from the environment. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.768  SD.971 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 768) of Jason M. Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide Medicaid coverage for tobacco cessation. Health Care Financing.
H.768  HD.3861 By Representative Ciccolo of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 768) of Michelle L. Ciccolo and others relative to plastic bottle recycling. Environment and Natural Resources.
H.769  HD.3867 By Representative Ciccolo of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 769) of Michelle L. Ciccolo, Joanne M. Comerford and Tram T. Nguyen relative to expanding access to trails for people of all abilities. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.775  SD.1170 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 775) of Joan B. Lovely, Robyn K. Kennedy, Mathew J. Muratore, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to family members serving as caregivers. Health Care Financing.
S.779  SD.1995 By Mr. Mark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 779) of Paul W. Mark, Susannah M. Whipps, Joanne M. Comerford, Vanna Howard and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase access to MassHealth dental providers. Health Care Financing.
H.779  HD.3565 By Representative Day of Stoneham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 779) of Michael S. Day relative to recycling costs. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.780  SD.1042 By Ms. Miranda, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 780) of Liz Miranda, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, James K. Hawkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to address the overuse of temporary nursing service agencies at Massachusetts skilled nursing facilities. Health Care Financing.
S.781  SD.1075 By Ms. Miranda, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 781) of Liz Miranda, Rebecca L. Rausch, Sal N. DiDomenico, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the primary care workforce development and loan repayment grant program at community health centers. Health Care Financing.
H.784  HD.3075 By Representative Domb of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 784) of Mindy Domb and others relative to plastic bag reduction. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.792  SD.1717 By Ms. Moran, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 792) of Susan L. Moran and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to limit facility fees. Health Care Financing.
S.799  SD.1351 By Mr. Payano, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 799) of Pavel M. Payano, Liz Miranda, Joanne M. Comerford, Vanna Howard and other members of the General Court for legislation to advance health equity. Health Care Financing.
S.812  SD.2348 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 812) of Michael J. Barrett, Sean Garballey, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a fund to further educational opportunities for caregivers to adults with disabilities. Higher Education.
H.814  HD.930 By Representative Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 814) of Carmine Lawrence Gentile and others relative to the powers of cities and town to regulate, restrict or prohibit the use, application or disposal of certain pesticides. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.817  SD.81 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 817) of Brendan P. Crighton, Joanne M. Comerford, Jacob R. Oliveira, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide access to higher education opportunities for high school graduates in the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
S.823  SD.1946 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 823) of James B. Eldridge, Manny Cruz, Jack Patrick Lewis, Vanna Howard and other members of the General Court for legislation to guarantee debt-free public higher education. Higher Education.
S.835  SD.691 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 835) of Joan B. Lovely, Michael O. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico, Robyn K. Kennedy and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Massachusetts Hunger-Free Campus Initiative. Higher Education.
H.845  HD.1412 By Representative LaNatra of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 845) of Kathleen R. LaNatra and others relative to establishing an ecologically-based mosquito management program in the Commonwealth to protect public health. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.855  SD.674 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 855) of Brendan P. Crighton, Sal N. DiDomenico, Rebecca L. Rausch, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to create and implement a Massachusetts Flexible Supportive Housing Subsidy Pool Program. Housing.
S.856  SD.1169 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 856) of Brendan P. Crighton, Joanne M. Comerford, Jacob R. Oliveira, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide upstream homelessness prevention assistance to families, youth, and adults. Housing.
H.861  HD.1557 By Representative Meschino of Hull, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 861) of Joan Meschino and others relative to maintaining adequate water supplies through effective drought management. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.864  SD.1082 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 864) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Jack Patrick Lewis, Brian M. Ashe 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.
S.870  SD.1562 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 870) of James B. Eldridge, Sal N. DiDomenico, Patricia D. Jehlen, Lydia Edwards and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the housing development incentive program. Housing.
H.871  HD.2731 By Representatives Owens of Watertown and Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 871) of Steven Owens, David M. Rogers and others relative to producer responsibility for the collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment and Natural Resources.
H.873  HD.3595 By Representative Owens of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 873) of Steven Owens, Joanne M. Comerford and Michelle L. Ciccolo relative to carbon dioxide equivalents and factors that impact statewide greenhouse gas emissions. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.878  SD.818 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 878) of Adam Gomez, Samantha Montaño, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and Lydia Edwards for legislation to secure housing for returning citizens. Housing.
S.880  SD.2238 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 880) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Adam Gomez, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to guarantee a tenant’s first right of refusal. Housing.
S.881  SD.728 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 881) of John F. Keenan, Jacob R. Oliveira, John C. Velis, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to create the Massachusetts healthy homes program. Housing.
S.884  SD.1305 By Ms. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 884) of Robyn K. Kennedy, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jack Patrick Lewis, Carmine Lawrence Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to create affordable homes for persons with disabilities. Housing.
S.887  SD.251 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 887) of Joan B. Lovely and Lydia Edwards for legislation to prevent and respond to bullying of elderly and disabled residents. Housing.
S.888  SD.682 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 888) of Joan B. Lovely, John C. Velis, Michael O. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Massachusetts rental voucher program. Housing.
S.897  SD.1981 By Mr. Oliveira, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 897) of Jacob R. Oliveira, Lenny Mirra, Lydia Edwards, Joseph D. McKenna and other members of the General Court for legislation to allow movable tiny houses as permanent residential dwellings and accessory dwelling units. Housing.
H.902  HD.3322 By Representatives Sena of Acton and Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 902) of Danillo A. Sena, Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to the quality of drinking water from private wells. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.904  SD.640 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 904) of Bruce E. Tarr, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael O. Moore, Hannah Kane and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to accessory dwelling units. Housing.
S.913  SD.203 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 913) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to archaic laws. The Judiciary.
S.927  SD.750 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 927) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Joanne M. Comerford, Michael J. Barrett, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the Senate for legislation to implement the recommendations of the special commission on facial recognition technology. The Judiciary.
S.929  SD.798 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 929) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Michael J. Barrett and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to eliminate mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses. The Judiciary.
S.936  SD.1231 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 936) of Cynthia Stone Creem and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to expunge juvenile and young adult records. The Judiciary.
S.940  SD.1907 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 940) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Sal N. DiDomenico and Jack Patrick Lewis for legislation relative to judicial supervision to promote child well-being. The Judiciary.
S.942  SD.428 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 942) of Brendan P. Crighton, Cynthia Stone Creem, Mike Connolly, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote public safety and better outcomes for young adults. The Judiciary.
S.947  SD.1088 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 947) of Julian Cyr, Bruce E. Tarr, Adam Scanlon, Robyn K. Kennedy and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure legal parentage equality. The Judiciary.
H.948  HD.2544 By Representative Blais of Deerfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 948) of Natalie M. Blais and others relative to the rate of payment for certain federally qualified health center services provided to patients by community health centers. Financial Services.
S.956  SD.1592 By Ms. Edwards, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 956) of Lydia Edwards, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Sal N. DiDomenico, Jacob R. Oliveira and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote housing opportunity and mobility through eviction sealing (HOMES). The Judiciary.
H.959  HD.3037 By Representative Cahill of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 959) of Daniel Cahill and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination against 340B drug discount program participants. Financial Services.
S.978  SD.1142 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 978) of Cindy F. Friedman, Paul W. Mark, Joanne M. Comerford and Pavel M. Payano for legislation relative to sexual harassment. The Judiciary.
S.979  SD.1168 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 979) of Cindy F. Friedman, Kelly W. Pease, Jason M. Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide easier and greater access to record sealing. The Judiciary.
S.980  SD.1472 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 980) of Cindy F. Friedman, John J. Cronin, Hannah Kane, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide critical community services. The Judiciary.
S.982  SD.1795 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 982) of Cindy F. Friedman, Michael J. Barrett, Joanne M. Comerford, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to treatment, not imprisonment. The Judiciary.
S.983  SD.2050 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 983) of Cindy F. Friedman, Lydia Edwards, Robyn K. Kennedy, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen justice and support for sex trade survivors. The Judiciary.
S.991  SD.1220 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 991) of Anne M. Gobi, Steven George Xiarhos, Jacob R. Oliveira, John J. Cronin and others for legislation to furnish transcripts of notes and fees. The Judiciary.
S.997  SD.506 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 997) of Adam Gomez, Joanne M. Comerford, Rebecca L. Rausch, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to Massachusetts state sovereignty. The Judiciary.
S.999  SD.1077 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 999) of Adam Gomez, Joanne M. Comerford, John F. Keenan, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to vacant receivership property. The Judiciary.
H.999  HD.404 By Representative Driscoll of Milton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 999) of William J. Driscoll, Jr., and others relative to empowering health care consumers by further regulating policies, contracts, agreements, plans or certificates of insurance. Financial Services.
S.1002  SD.1531 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1002) of Adam Gomez, Liz Miranda, Rebecca L. Rausch, James K. Hawkins and other members of the General Court 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.1004  HD.602 By Representative Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1004) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to healthcare insurance coverage for cognitive rehabilitation for individuals with an acquired brain injury. Financial Services.
S.1011  SD.1463 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1011) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Liz Miranda, Rebecca L. Rausch, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to compensation for victims of wrongful conviction. The Judiciary.
S.1014  SD.2403 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1014) of John F. Keenan, Hannah Kane, Susannah M. Whipps, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the head injury treatment services trust fund. The Judiciary.
S.1019  SD.675 By Ms. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1019) of Robyn K. Kennedy, Rebecca L. Rausch, Susannah M. Whipps, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve protections for sexual assault survivors. The Judiciary.
H.1037  HD.1289 By Representatives Higgins of Leominster and Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1037) of Natalie M. Higgins, Christine P. Barber and others relative to trans-inclusive health care access. Financial Services.
S.1045  SD.752 By Ms. Miranda, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1045) of Liz Miranda, Adam Gomez, Patricia D. Jehlen, Joanne M. Comerford and others for legislation to reduce mass incarceration. The Judiciary.
S.1046  SD.1623 By Ms. Miranda, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1046) of Liz Miranda, Joanne M. Comerford and Jack Patrick Lewis for legislation to prevent human trafficking and improve the health and safety of sex workers. The Judiciary.
S.1048  SD.1883 By Ms. Miranda, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1048) of Liz Miranda and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to summary process and rental assistance. The Judiciary.
S.1053  SD.2393 By Ms. Miranda, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1053) of Liz Miranda, Lydia Edwards, Jason M. Lewis, Mindy Domb and others for legislation to establish a commission to study reparations in Massachusetts. The Judiciary.
S.1054  SD.874 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1054) of Mark C. Montigny, Michael O. Moore and Rebecca L. Rausch for legislation to provide compensation for loss of income for victims of forced labor and sexual servitude. The Judiciary.
H.1069  HD.2135 By Representative Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1069) of Kay Khan and others relative to insurance coverage and access to nurse-midwifery services. Financial Services.
S.1076  SD.1888 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1076) of Michael O. Moore, Jack Patrick Lewis, Patrick M. O'Connor, Brian M. Ashe and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the ownership of pets by convicted animal abusers. The Judiciary.
S.1077  SD.1975 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1077) of Michael O. Moore, Susannah M. Whipps, Jack Patrick Lewis, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve protections relative to domestic violence. The Judiciary.
S.1079  SD.2054 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1079) of Michael O. Moore, Jason M. Lewis, James K. Hawkins, Walter F. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to controlling and abusive litigation. The Judiciary.
S.1081  SD.1715 By Ms. Moran, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1081) of Susan L. Moran and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to improve access to fentanyl test strips and other drug checking equipment. The Judiciary.
S.1083  SD.1998 By Ms. Moran, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1083) of Susan L. Moran, Paul W. Mark, Michael D. Brady, Joanne M. Comerford and others for legislation relative to the efficient management and operation of the registries of probate. The Judiciary.
H.1084  HD.2228 By Representatives Lewis of Framingham and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1084) of Jack Patrick Lewis, Sean Garballey and others relative to applied behavioral analysis therapy healthcare coverage. Financial Services.
H.1085  HD.3104 By Representative Lewis of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1085) of Jack Patrick Lewis and others for legislation to address barriers to HIV prevention medication healthcare coverage. Financial Services.
S.1112  SD.1332 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1112) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Adam Gomez and James B. Eldridge for legislation to establish a bill of rights for people experiencing homelessness. The Judiciary.
S.1114  SD.1854 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1114) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Jason M. Lewis and Vanna Howard for legislation to enhance access to abortion care. The Judiciary.
S.1134  SD.208 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1134) of John C. Velis, Joanne M. Comerford and James B. Eldridge for legislation to clarify insurance liability for foster care providers. The Judiciary.
H.1137  HD.1582 By Representatives Sabadosa of Northampton and Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1137) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Ruth B. Balser and others relative to access to full spectrum pregnancy care. Financial Services.
S.1152  SD.2005 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1152) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Patrick M. O'Connor, Michael O. Moore, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation relative to employment protections for victims of abusive behavior. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1154  SD.386 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1154) of Julian Cyr, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Kathleen R. LaNatra and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the recruitment and retention of hospital workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1158  SD.1087 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1158) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Rebecca L. Rausch, Marc R. Pacheco, Jacob R. Oliveira 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.1162  HD.3914 By Representative Worrell of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1162) of Christopher J. Worrell and others relative to property foreclosures. Financial Services.
S.1165  SD.1227 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1165) of James B. Eldridge for legislation to protect injured workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1166  HD.3451 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1166) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to address the overuse of temporary nursing service agencies at Massachusetts skilled nursing facilities. Health Care Financing.
H.1169  HD.1544 By Representative Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1169) of Christine P. Barber and others relative to providing Medicaid coverage for tobacco cessation programs and information. Health Care Financing.
S.1181  SD.2331 By Mr. Feeney, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1181) of Paul R. Feeney, Liz Miranda, Jacob R. Oliveira, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to transparency in the workplace. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1191  SD.1521 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1191) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Patrick M. O'Connor, Rebecca L. Rausch, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to wage transparency. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1192  HD.1829 By Representative Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1192) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to protect medically fragile children. Health Care Financing.
H.1195  HD.213 By Representative Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1195) of Carmine Lawrence Gentile and others relative to the rate setting processes for home health and home care services. Health Care Financing.
S.1197  SD.1029 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1197) of Jason M. Lewis, Rebecca L. Rausch, Jack Patrick Lewis, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the Massachusetts paid family medical leave law. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1200  HD.753 By Representative Higgins of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1200) of Natalie M. Higgins and others relative to Medicaid eligibility for certain elders and persons with disabilities. Health Care Financing.
S.1200  SD.2032 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1200) of Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis, Erika Uyterhoeven, Jacob R. Oliveira and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to raising the minimum wage closer to a living wage in the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1202  HD.3327 By Representative Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1202) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the disposal of resources for determining eligibility for Medicaid. Health Care Financing.
H.1226  HD.482 By Representative Moran of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1226) of Frank A. Moran and others that MassHealth make payments for certain graduate medical education training. Health Care Financing.
H.1232  HD.2455 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1232) of James J. O'Day and others relative to family members serving as caregivers. Health Care Financing.
S.1233  SD.2283 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1233) of John C. Velis for legislation relative to community college tuition. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1239  HD.1584 By Representatives Sabadosa of Northampton and Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1239) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to provide equitable access to quality, affordable healthcare services by establishing Medicare for all persons in the Commonwealth. Health Care Financing.
S.1239  SD.320 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1239) of Cynthia Stone Creem and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to transfer Bridgewater State Hospital from the Department of Corrections to the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1242  SD.430 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1242) of Julian Cyr, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Vanna Howard and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to preventing overdose deaths and increasing access to treatment. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1245  HD.1724 By Representative Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1245) of Thomas M. Stanley and others relative to the primary care workforce development and loan repayment grant program at community health centers. Health Care Financing.
S.1247  SD.1129 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1247) of Cindy F. Friedman, Rebecca L. Rausch, Michael J. Barrett, Lydia Edwards and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure access to addiction services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1258  HD.1516 By Representative Duffy of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1258) of Patricia A. Duffy and Joanne M. Comerford relative to expanding access to the Higher Education Endowment Matching Program. Higher Education.
H.1260  HD.2755 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Duffy of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1260) of Sean Garballey, Patricia A. Duffy and others relative to committing to higher education the resources to insure a strong and healthy public higher education system. Higher Education.
H.1261  HD.3222 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Vargas of Haverhill, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1261) of Sean Garballey, Andres X. Vargas and others for legislation to further regulate financial aid for students attending public institutions of higher education. Higher Education.
H.1262  HD.3224 By Representative Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1262) of Sean Garballey, Joanne M. Comerford and Rodney M. Elliott relative to community college affordability. Higher Education.
S.1280  SD.365 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1280) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Steven Owens, James K. Hawkins and Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation to regulate the powers of tree wardens in municipalities in the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1281  HD.3624 By Representatives Moran of Boston and Madaro of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1281) of Michael J. Moran, Adrian C. Madaro and others relative to in-state tuition rates and fees at public institutions of higher education. Higher Education.
H.1285  HD.3173 By Representative Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1285) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to establish within the Board of Higher Education a fund to further educational opportunities for caregivers to adults with disabilities. Higher Education.
H.1293  HD.3873 By Representatives Vargas of Haverhill and Domb of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1293) of Andres X. Vargas, Mindy Domb and others for legislation to establish a hunger-free campus grant program. Higher Education.
H.1294  HD.2982 By Representatives Vargas of Haverhill and Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1294) of Andres X. Vargas, Chynah Tyler and others for legislation to facilitate student financial assistance. Higher Education.
S.1299  SD.1818 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1299) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Adam Gomez, Susannah M. Whipps, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to enable cities and towns to stabilize rents and protect tenants. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1306  SD.254 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1306) of Joan B. Lovely, Mathew J. Muratore, Joan Meschino and Jason M. Lewis for legislation relative to PEG access and cable related funds. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1307  HD.3864 By Representatives Cruz of Salem and Arriaga of Chicopee, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1307) of Manny Cruz, Shirley B. Arriaga and others that the Department of Housing and Community Development establish programs that create a healthier environment for certain residents. Housing.
S.1307  SD.1942 By Mr. Mark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1307) of Paul W. Mark, Susannah M. Whipps, Joanne M. Comerford and Natalie M. Blais for legislation relative to regional municipal affordable housing trust funds. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1312  HD.1964 By Representative Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1312) of Marjorie C. Decker and others that the Department of Housing and Community Development administer a residential assistance for families in transition homelessness prevention program. Housing.
S.1319  SD.2247 By Mr. Oliveira, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1319) of Jacob R. Oliveira and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to municipal zoning powers and the installation of solar energy systems. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1328  SD.2307 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1328) of Michael J. Barrett and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to restrict the use of polystyrene. Public Health.
S.1329  SD.1365 By Mr. Collins, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1329) of Nick Collins, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jacob R. Oliveira, Patrick M. O'Connor and others for legislation to provide for consumer access to and the right to practice complementary and alternative health care services. Public Health.
S.1338  SD.649 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1338) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Hannah Kane, Susannah M. Whipps, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve food allergy awareness. Public Health.
S.1339  SD.898 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1339) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Jack Patrick Lewis, Thomas M. Stanley and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to promote the option of alkaline hydrolysis (AH). Public Health.
H.1351  HD.3349 By Representative Madaro of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1351) of Adrian C. Madaro and others relative to the Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program. Housing.
S.1353  SD.445 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1353) of Julian Cyr, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, Susannah M. Whipps and other members of the General Court for legislation to enable pharmacists to prescribe, dispense and administer PrEP. Public Health.
S.1356  SD.2053 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1356) of Julian Cyr, Kate Hogan, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect Massachusetts public health from PFAS. Public Health.
S.1366  SD.2344 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1366) of Ryan C. Fattman, Steven Owens and Jacob R. Oliveira for legislation relative to LSDs (Lysosomal Storage Disorders) in infants. Public Health.
S.1376  SD.1133 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1376) of Cindy F. Friedman, Joanne M. Comerford and Paul R. Feeney for legislation to promote public safety and certainty related to child deaths. Public Health.
H.1381  HD.1642 By Representative Whipps of Athol, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1381) of Susannah M. Whipps and Joanne M. Comerford (by vote of the town) that the town of Athol be authorized to regulate rents for the use or occupancy of manufactured housing parks in said town. Housing. [Local Approval Received.]
S.1382  SD.1180 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1382) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Vanna Howard, Sal N. DiDomenico, Rebecca L. Rausch 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.1387  SD.1928 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1387) of John F. Keenan, Joanne M. Comerford and James B. Eldridge for legislation to regulate surgical assistants. Public Health.
S.1388  SD.2107 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1388) of John F. Keenan, Lydia Edwards, John C. Velis, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to recovery coach licensure. Public Health.
H.1391  HD.3540 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1391) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to court considerations of persons having alcohol or substance use disorders and needing treatment. The Judiciary.
H.1399  HD.2611 By Representative Blais of Deerfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1399) of Natalie M. Blais and others relative to controlling and abusive litigation. The Judiciary.
S.1402  SD.1823 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1402) of Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, Jacob R. Oliveira and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve healthcare delivery for underserved residents of the commonwealth. Public Health.
S.1405  SD.1958 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1405) of Joan B. Lovely and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation relative to newborn screenings for congenital cytomegalovirus. Public Health.
S.1415  SD.2401 By Ms. Miranda, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1415) of Liz Miranda, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Paul W. Mark, Tram T. Nguyen and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to birthing justice in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
S.1431  SD.1912 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1431) of Michael O. Moore and David Paul Linsky for legislation relative to chemicals in food packaging. Public Health.
H.1434  HD.340 By Representative Cutler of Pembroke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1434) of Josh S. Cutler and others for legislation to prohibit the use of consumer reports for employment purposes and to reduce barriers to employment through credit discrimination. The Judiciary.
S.1435  SD.1753 By Ms. Moran, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1435) of Susan L. Moran and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to authorize pharmacists to provide opioid use disorder treatment. Public Health.
S.1436  SD.1766 By Ms. Moran, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1436) of Susan L. Moran, Erika Uyterhoeven, Jack Patrick Lewis, Hannah Kane and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to safe patient handling and mobility in certain health facilities. Public Health.
H.1451  HD.2746 By Representatives Decker of Cambridge and Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1451) of Marjorie C. Decker, Kay Khan and others relative to the expungement of juvenile and young adult records. The Judiciary.
S.1457  SD.1327 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1457) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Jack Patrick Lewis, Hannah Kane, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote access to midwifery care and out-of-hospital birth options. Public Health.
H.1479  HD.603 By Representative Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1479) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to making deposits to the Head Injury Treatment Services Trust Fund from certain judicial fines and fees. The Judiciary.
S.1492  SD.659 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1492) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Michael J. Barrett and Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to crime gun data reporting and analysis. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1493  SD.1406 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1493) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Joanne M. Comerford, John J. Cronin, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to rehabilitation, re-entry, and human rights for incarcerated persons. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1494  SD.1441 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1494) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Joanne M. Comerford, Michael J. Barrett, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to inmate telephone calls. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1496  SD.2031 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1496) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation relative to ghost guns. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1506  SD.2090 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1506) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, Patricia D. Jehlen, Paul R. Feeney and others for legislation relative to successful transition and re-entry to tomorrow for incarcerated persons. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1509  SD.1469 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1509) of James B. Eldridge, Michael J. Barrett, John F. Keenan, Patricia D. Jehlen and others for legislation relative to 3D printed guns and ghost guns. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1510  SD.1937 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1510) of James B. Eldridge, Liz Miranda, Ruth B. Balser, Joanne M. Comerford 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.
H.1530  HD.2944 By Representative González of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1530) of Carlos González and others relative to nonprofit receivership of vacant residential property. The Judiciary.
S.1535  SD.2262 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1535) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Liz Miranda, Mindy Domb, Joanne M. Comerford and others for legislation to remove barriers to medical parole. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1541  SD.1039 By Ms. Miranda, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1541) of Liz Miranda, Jack Patrick Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Adam Gomez and others for legislation to strengthen visitation rights of incarcerated people. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1545  SD.1054 By Ms. Miranda, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1545) of Liz Miranda, Rebecca L. Rausch, Patricia D. Jehlen and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to create an independent correctional oversight office to facilitate the recommendations of the Special Legislative Commission on Structural Racism in Correctional Facilities of the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1547  SD.1739 By Ms. Miranda, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1547) of Liz Miranda, Jack Patrick Lewis, Lydia Edwards and Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation relative to parole review for aging incarcerated people. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1552  SD.892 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1552) of Michael O. Moore, Ruth B. Balser, Jason M. Lewis, Jessica Ann Giannino and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to enhance fire protection in new one- and two-family dwellings. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1571  SD.2175 By Ms. Moran, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1571) of Susan L. Moran, Jack Patrick Lewis and Steven George Xiarhos for legislation relative to the use of hoisting equipment in vocational technical high schools. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1577  SD.1778 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1577) of Marc R. Pacheco and Jack Patrick Lewis for legislation related to the use of hoisting equipment in Chapter 74 vocational technical education. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1597  HD.3295 By Representatives Keefe of Worcester and Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1597) of Mary S. Keefe, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others for legislation to strengthen justice and support for sex trade survivors. The Judiciary.
H.1598  HD.2693 By Representative Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1598) of Mary S. Keefe and others relative to the sealing of certain records. The Judiciary.
H.1600  HD.1820 By Representative Kerans of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1600) of Sally P. Kerans and others relative to insurance liability for foster care providers. The Judiciary.
H.1602  HD.2745 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Scanlon of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1602) of Kay Khan, Adam Scanlon and others relative to the rights and protections of children. The Judiciary.
S.1638  SD.220 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1638) of Julian Cyr, Paul W. Mark, Jack Patrick Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide fair and affordable public retiree benefits. Public Service.
H.1640  HD.1777 By Representatives Livingstone of Boston and Sabadosa of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1640) of Jay D. Livingstone, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and others for legislation to repeal certain archaic laws and to establish a permanent law revision commission (including members of the General Court) to examine common laws and statutes. The Judiciary.
S.1674  SD.1673 By Mr. Feeney, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1674) of Paul R. Feeney, Joanne M. Comerford, Bruce E. Tarr, James K. Hawkins and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Massachusetts certified emergency telecommunicators. Public Service.
S.1683  SD.98 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1683) of Anne M. Gobi, Vanna Howard, F. Jay Barrows, John J. Cronin and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to retirement classification of licensed drinking water operators. Public Service.
S.1689  SD.1997 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1689) of Anne M. Gobi and Deborah B. Goldberg, Treasurer and Receiver General for legislation relative to non-Commonwealth entities within the state employees’ retirement system. Public Service.
H.1694  HD.3314 By Representative Muratore of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1694) of Mathew J. Muratore and others for legislation to create a new court-supervised community-based mental health treatment process. The Judiciary.
S.1694  SD.1276 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1694) of Edward J. Kennedy, Joanne M. Comerford and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to provide equity to police officers disabled by cardiac disease. Public Service.
H.1701  HD.639 By Representatives Nguyen of Andover and Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1701) of Tram T. Nguyen, Christine P. Barber and others relative to supporting survivors of trafficking and abuse and encouraging increased access to opportunities through expungement and/or sealing of records. The Judiciary.
H.1702  HD.625 By Representatives Nguyen of Andover and Higgins of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1702) of Tram T. Nguyen, Natalie M. Higgins and others relative to protections for sexual assault survivors. The Judiciary.
H.1708  HD.1853 By Representative Nguyen of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1708) of Tram T. Nguyen and others for legislation to further regulate investment practices. The Judiciary.
H.1710  HD.3510 By Representatives O'Day of West Boylston and Cruz of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1710) of James J. O'Day, Manny Cruz and others relative to the age of criminal majority. The Judiciary.
H.1713  HD.2348 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1713) of Sarah K. Peake, Hannah Kane and others for legislation to provide that every child have the same rights and protections under law as any other child without regard to the marital status, gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation of the parent or parents. The Judiciary.
H.1728  HD.2304 By Representatives Ramos of Springfield and Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1728) of Orlando Ramos, David M. Rogers and others for legislation to implement the recommendations of the special commission on facial recognition technology. The Judiciary.
S.1730  SD.573 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1730) of Michael F. Rush, Paul McMurtry, Joanne M. Comerford, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to include certain certified emergency telecommunicators in Group 2 of the contributory retirement system for public employees. Public Service.
H.1731  HD.3657 By Representatives Rogers of Cambridge and Day of Stoneham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1731) of David M. Rogers, Michael S. Day and others relative to promoting access to counsel and housing stability. The Judiciary.
H.1758  HD.2874 By Representative Sabadosa of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1758) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa and others for legislation to prevent human trafficking and improve the health and safety of sex workers. The Judiciary.
S.1780  SD.438 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1780) of Julian Cyr, Paul W. Mark, Mathew J. Muratore, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote jobs and economic growth in tourism, visitation and hospitality. Revenue.
S.1784  SD.1114 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1784) of Julian Cyr, Jason M. Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico, Mike Connolly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to estate tax reform. Revenue.
S.1789  SD.1044 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1789) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael O. Moore, Joanne M. Comerford, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote high-impact community investment. Revenue.
S.1792  SD.2010 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1792) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Joanne M. Comerford, Michael D. Brady, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the Senate for legislation to establish a child and family tax credit. Revenue.
S.1793  SD.2122 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1793) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Joanne M. Comerford, Michael D. Brady, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the Senate for legislation to increase family stabilization through the earned income tax credit. Revenue.
H.1795  HD.799 By Representative Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1795) of Chynah Tyler and others relative to establishing a jail and prison construction moratorium. The Judiciary.
S.1798  SD.1224 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1798) of James B. Eldridge, Sal N. DiDomenico, Rebecca L. Rausch, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the earned income credit for healthier families. Revenue.
S.1799  SD.1226 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1799) of James B. Eldridge, Vanna Howard, Sal N. DiDomenico, Joanne M. Comerford 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.
H.1821  HD.2267 By Representative Worrell of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1821) of Christopher J. Worrell and others relative to parole and establishing a restorative justice program. The Judiciary.
S.1828  SD.1308 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1828) of Cindy F. Friedman, Jack Patrick Lewis, Michael J. Barrett, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to regional transportation ballot initiatives. Revenue.
H.1840  HD.2718 By Representative Carey of Easthampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1840) of Daniel R. Carey, Mindy Domb and Joanne M. Comerford relative to employment postings by state agencies and institutions. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1848  SD.723 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1848) of John F. Keenan and Jack Patrick Lewis for legislation to protect youth from nicotine addiction. Revenue.
S.1866  SD.1167 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1866) of Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis, Erika Uyterhoeven, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent high-income tax avoidance. Revenue.
S.1882  SD.1591 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1882) of Michael O. Moore, Paul W. Mark, Jacob R. Oliveira, John F. Keenan and other members of the Senate for legislation to grant property tax exemptions to disabled veterans. Revenue.
H.1889  HD.1064 By Representative Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1889) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to the definitions of covered business entity and covered contract worker under the Massachusetts Paid Family Medical Leave Law. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1924  HD.347 By Representative Moran of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1924) of Frank A. Moran and others for legislation to promote the recruitment and retention of hospital workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1940  SD.418 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1940) of Bruce E. Tarr, James B. Eldridge, Hannah Kane, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the conservation land tax credit. Revenue.
H.1941  HD.2100 By Representative Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1941) of David M. Rogers, David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf and Lindsay N. Sabadosa relative to the barring or discharging from employment or prospective employment of persons due to the results of blood or urine tests. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1965  SD.1389 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1965) of Michael J. Barrett, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Thomas M. Stanley, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation to facilitate access to public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1966  HD.2465 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1966) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to access to addiction services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1981  HD.2682 By Representatives Fernandes of Falmouth and Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1981) of Dylan A. Fernandes, Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to preventing overdose deaths and increasing access to treatment. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1990  SD.1066 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1990) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Rebecca L. Rausch, Joanne M. Comerford, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to language access and inclusion. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1999  HD.2234 By Representatives Lewis of Framingham and Higgins of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1999) of Jack Patrick Lewis, Natalie M. Higgins and others for legislation to require that student identification cards contain suicide prevention lifeline contact information. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2006  HD.3833 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2006) of James J. O'Day and Daniel M. Donahue relative to applied behavioral health clinic rates. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.2011  SD.1247 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2011) of Anne M. Gobi and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to remote access for public bodies and town meetings. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2024  SD.2017 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2024) of Jason M. Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Joanne M. Comerford, Brian W. Murray and other members of the General Court for legislation to modernize participation in public meetings. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2077  SD.1179 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2077) of John C. Velis and Kelly W. Pease for legislation to establish 413 Day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2079  SD.1498 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2079) of Michael J. Barrett, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to set equal contracting conditions for electricity customers on basic service. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2080  SD.2273 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2080) of Michael J. Barrett, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Jason M. Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford and others for legislation to expand carbon pricing in the commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2082  SD.2346 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2082) of Michael J. Barrett, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Jason M. Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a clean heating initiative in the commonwealth and reorganize the energy efficiency programs known as MassSave. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2096  SD.371 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2096) of Cynthia Stone Creem and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to Massachusetts' carbon dioxide removal leadership. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2100  SD.786 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2100) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation relative to electric utility climate resilience and microgrids. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2102  SD.1219 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2102) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Edward J. Kennedy, Paul W. Mark, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the Senate for legislation to promote energy efficient lighting, conserve energy, regulate outdoor night lighting, and reduce light pollution. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2104  SD.2038 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2104) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford and others for legislation to expand the Bottle Bill. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2105  SD.2330 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2105) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Steven Owens, Vanna Howard, James K. Hawkins and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the future of heat in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2113  SD.505 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2113) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Lydia Edwards, Liz Miranda, Vanna Howard 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.2131  SD.74 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2131) of Anne M. Gobi, John C. Velis, Joanne M. Comerford, F. Jay Barrows and others for legislation relative to municipal light plant emergency mutual aid. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2135  SD.1925 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2135) of Adam Gomez, Mike Connolly, Rebecca L. Rausch, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a moratorium on new gas system expansion. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2136  SD.2183 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2136) of Adam Gomez and Orlando Ramos for legislation to remove woody biomass from the greenhouse gas emissions standard for municipal lighting plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2137  SD.2209 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2137) of Adam Gomez, Orlando Ramos and Jack Patrick Lewis for legislation to limit the eligibility of woody biomass as an alternative energy supply. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2138  HD.504 By Representative Blais of Deerfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2138) of Natalie M. Blais and others relative to menstrual product ingredient disclosure. Public Health.
S.2150  SD.2013 By Mr. Mark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2150) of Paul W. Mark, Susan Williams Gifford, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Jacob R. Oliveira and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage solar development on built and disturbed land. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2164  SD.727 By Mr. Oliveira, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2164) of Jacob R. Oliveira and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to allow municipalities to reasonably regulate solar siting. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2186  SD.1410 By Mr. Collins, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2186) of Nick Collins, Liz Miranda, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect Native American heritage. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.2191  SD.577 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2191) of Joan B. Lovely, Mathew J. Muratore, Paul W. Mark, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to regional tourism councils. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2192  HD.1065 By Representative Hawkins of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2192) of James K. Hawkins and others for legislation to protect patients and healthcare workers from exposure to surgical smoke. Public Health.
H.2197  HD.3324 By Representative Hogan of Stow and Senator Cyr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2197) of Kate Hogan, Julian Cyr and others for legislation to protect public health from PFAS. Public Health.
H.2204  HD.712 By Representatives Kane of Shrewsbury and Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2204) of Hannah Kane, Denise C. Garlick and others relative to accelerating improvements to the local and regional public health system to address disparities in the delivery of public health services. Public Health.
H.2209  HD.3100 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Fluker Oakley of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2209) of Kay Khan, Brandy Fluker Oakley and others for legislation to establish a board of registration in midwifery and further regulating out-of-hospital birth access and safety. Public Health.
H.2224  HD.3112 By Representatives Lewis of Framingham and Domb of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2224) of Jack Patrick Lewis, Mindy Domb and others relative to improving healthcare delivery for underserved residents. Public Health.
H.2225  HD.2238 By Representative Lewis of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2225) of Jack Patrick Lewis and others relative to enabling pharmacists to prescribe, dispense and, administer pre-exposure prophylaxis. Public Health.
S.2227  SD.2337 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2227) of Julian Cyr, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Sean Garballey and other members of the General Court for legislation to end debt-based driving restrictions and remove economic roadblocks. Transportation.
S.2230  SD.1587 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2230) of Sal N. DiDomenico and Michael J. Barrett for legislation relative to class 3 electric bicycles. Transportation.
H.2236  HD.314 By Representative McKenna of Webster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2236) of Joseph D. McKenna and others for legislation relative to LSDs (Lysosomal Storage Disorders) in infants. Public Health.
S.2242  SD.92 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2242) of Anne M. Gobi, Ryan C. Fattman, Brian M. Ashe, Jacob R. Oliveira and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish standards for quarry licensing and the testing for pyrite minerals. Transportation.
H.2246  HD.2342 By Representatives O'Day of West Boylston and Philips of Sharon, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2246) of James J. O'Day, Edward R. Philips and others for legislation to authorize attending physicians to prescribe medical aid in dying medication that will end the life of patients in a peaceful manner. Public Health.
S.2251  SD.1243 By Ms. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2251) of Robyn K. Kennedy, Rebecca L. Rausch, Anne M. Gobi, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the Senate for legislation to provide identification to youth and adults experiencing homelessness. Transportation.
S.2275  SD.1945 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2275) of Michael O. Moore, John C. Velis, Robyn K. Kennedy and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to school bus safety cameras. Transportation.
S.2277  SD.1762 By Ms. Moran, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2277) of Susan L. Moran, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Susannah M. Whipps and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase regional transit accessibility in the Commonwealth. Transportation.
H.2288  HD.2459 By Representatives Balser of Newton and Cruz of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2288) of Ruth B. Balser, Manny Cruz and others for legislation to prohibit local and state involvement in federal immigration enforcement, unless required by law. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2297  HD.3041 By Representative Cahill of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2297) of Daniel Cahill for legislation to establish a violence prevention trust fund. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2319  HD.3779 By Representative Domb of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2319) of Mindy Domb and others relative to access to medical parole. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2319  SD.129 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by resolutions, Senate, No. 2319) of James B. Eldridge, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis and James K. Hawkins for the adoption of resolutions for a United States Constitutional Amendment and a limited amendment proposing convention. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.2325  HD.2972 By Representative Fluker Oakley of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2325) of Brandy Fluker Oakley and others for legislation to maximize out-of-cell time and opportunities for incarcerated people to attend education, training, employment, and other programs. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2337  HD.1595 By Representative Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2337) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to the use of hoisting equipment in vocational technical education. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2365  HD.363 By Representative Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2365) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to require that firearms safety courses provide live fire practice for firearms licenses. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2365  SD.500 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2365) of Adam Gomez, Michael O. Moore, Jack Patrick Lewis, Vanna Howard and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a zero carbon renovation fund. Joint Ways and Means.
H.2380  HD.562 By Representative Moran of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2380) of Frank A. Moran and David Paul Linsky relative to firearm industry accountability and access to justice by allowing for civil actions by victims of gun violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2397  HD.3018 By Representative Sabadosa of Northampton and Senator Miranda, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2397) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Liz Miranda and others relative to parole review for aging incarcerated persons. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2399  HD.2910 By Representative Sabadosa of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2399) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa relative to a voluntary do-not-sell list for firearms purchases. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2425  Senate, July 24, 2023 -- The committee on Senate Ways and Means, to whom was referred the Senate Bill relative to gender identity on Massachusetts identification (Senate, No. 2207),- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2425).
S.2429  An Act relative to gender identity on Massachusetts identification
S.2447  SD.2679 By Mr. Oliveira, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2447) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jacob R. Oliveira, Aaron L. Saunders, Jessica Ann Giannino, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect against attempts to ban, remove, or restrict library access to materials. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2449  HD.578 By Representative Blais of Deerfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2449) of Natalie M. Blais relative to non-membership service in public safety for certain uniformed members of paid fire or police departments. Public Service.
S.2457  Senate, October 10, 2023 -- The committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 913) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to archaic laws; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 951) of Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation relative to petit treason; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1109) of Rebecca L. Rausch for legislation to repeal the criminalization of blasphemy; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1469) of Kate Donaghue, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and Patrick Joseph Kearney relative to the repeal or reform of certain archaic laws on religion, piety, and morality; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1640) of Jay D. Livingstone, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and others for legislation to repeal certain archaic laws and to establish a permanent law revision commission (including members of the General Court) to examine common laws and statutes; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1811) of Tommy Vitolo and Sal N. DiDomenico relative to petit treason, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2457).
S.2462  RESOLUTIONS CALLING ON THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT TO CONTINUE TO STAND WITH THE PEOPLE OF ISRAEL IN THEIR TIME OF NEED, SUPPORT THE VICTIMS OF THE RECENT TERRORIST ATTACK AGAINST THE STATE OF ISRAEL AND WORK TOWARDS THE SAFE RETURN OF THOSE WHO ARE BEING HELD HOSTAGE
S.2474  Senate, October 19, -- 2023 The committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 197) of Michael O. Moore, John J. Cronin, John H. Rogers, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect consumer rights in purchasing safe and habitable homes; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 245) of Brian M. Ashe and others for legislation to provide for a right to home inspections for buyers, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2474).
S.2478  The committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 142) of Michael D. Brady, Sal N. DiDomenico, Anne M. Gobi, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to digital right to repair; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 360) of Adrian C. Madaro and others relative to digital right to repair, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2478).
S.2480  Senate, October 19, 2023 -- The committee on Senate Ways and Means, to whom was referred the Senate Bill enabling pharmacists to prescribe, dispense and administer PrEP (Senate, No. 1353),- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2480).
S.2492  Senate, October 30, 2023 -- The committee on Health Care Financing, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 732) of John J. Cronin for legislation to promote comprehensive transparency in the pharmaceutical industry; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 749) of Cindy F. Friedman, Rebecca L. Rausch, Susannah M. Whipps, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to pharmaceutical access, costs and transparency; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 767) of Jason M. Lewis for legislation to define modest meals and refreshments in prescriber education settings; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 778) of Paul W. Mark for legislation to bring down the cost of prescription drugs; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 783) of Mark C. Montigny and Michael J. Barrett for legislation to promote transparency and prevent price gouging of pharmaceutical drug prices; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 784) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation relative to coverage for chronic illness; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 797) of Jacob R. Oliveira for legislation to bring down the cost of prescription drugs; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 619) of Nicholas A. Boldyga relative to establishing a prescription drug rebate program for seniors; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1176) of Edward F. Coppinger and others relative to promoting comprehensive transparency in the pharmaceutical industry; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1201) of Kate Hogan relative to the pricing of prescription drugs; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1205) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others that the Health Policy Commission and health insurers create listings of certain high cost prescription drugs and that the Attorney General require drug manufacturers to provide information to justify increases in costs; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1206) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to contracts between the MassHealth program and pharmaceutical benefit managers; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1215) of John J. Lawn, Jr., and others relative to pharmacy benefit managers; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1246) of William M. Straus relative to drug prices paid by carriers; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1247) of Alyson M. Sullivan-Almeida, Michael J. Soter and David F. DeCoste relative to pharmacy benefit managers reimbursements to pharmacies in the Commonwealth, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2492).
S.2499  An Act relative to pharmaceutical access, costs and transparency
S.2520  An Act relative to pharmaceutical access, costs and transparency
S.2528  SD.2673 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2528) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Julian Cyr, Natalie M. Higgins, John Francis Moran, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to free expression. Education.
S.2542  Senate, January 2, 2024 -- The committee on Senate Ways and Means, to whom was referred the Senate Bill facilitating better interactions between police officers and persons with autism spectrum disorder (Senate, No. 2204),- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2542).
S.2551  Senate, January 16, 2024 -- The committee on Senate Ways and Means, to whom was referred the Senate Bill relative to archaic laws (Senate, No. 2457),- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2551).
S.2559  An Act relative to crumbling concrete foundations
S.2560  SD.2816 By Mr. Payano, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2560) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Pavel M. Payano and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to uniform partition of heirs property. The Judiciary.
S.2564  Senate, January 29, 2024 --The committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 175) of Cindy F. Friedman, Joanne M. Comerford, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Lydia Edwards and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the disclosure of toxic chemicals in children’s products; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 318) of James K. Hawkins and others for legislation to direct the Department of Environmental Protection to publish a toxic chemicals of concern consumer products list, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2564).
S.2566  Senate, January 25, 2024 --The committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 180) of Adam Gomez, Joanne M. Comerford, James B. Eldridge, John F. Keenan and others for legislation to end housing discrimination in the Commonwealth; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 359) of Adrian C. Madaro, Carlos González and Kevin G. Honan for legislation to further regulate real estate brokers and salespersons, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2566).
S.2570  Senate, January 29, 2024 --The committee on Agriculture, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 42) of Joanne M. Comerford, Susannah M. Whipps, Hannah Kane, Susan Williams Gifford and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen local food systems, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2570).
S.2579  Senate, February 1, 2024 --The committee on Agriculture, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 40) of Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to promote the growing and use of hemp and hemp products; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 90) of Mark J. Cusack relative to hemp and hemp products; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 93) of Smitty Pignatelli, Natalie M. Blais and others relative to expanding agriculture preservation restrictions for hemp cultivation, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2579).
S.2587  Senate, February 5, 2024 --The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 253) of Brendan P. Crighton, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Vanna Howard, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the training, assessment, and assignment of qualified school interpreters in educational settings, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2587).
S.2588  Senate, February 15, 2024 --The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 310) of Jason M. Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, Susannah M. Whipps, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to food literacy, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2588).
S.2590  Senate, February 12, 2024 --The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 244) of Joanne M. Comerford and Susannah M. Whipps for legislation to fairly reimburse local school transportation of foster children; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 329) of Patrick M. O'Connor and David F. DeCoste for legislation to prove opportunity for youth with substance abuse needs; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 330) of Jacob R. Oliveira, Adam Scanlon, Vanna Howard, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation relative to student transportation, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2590).
S.2604  Senate, February 29, 2024 --The committee on Elder Affairs, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 381) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Rebecca L. Rausch, Jack Patrick Lewis, Susannah M. Whipps and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish an LGBTQI long-term care facility bill of rights; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 637) of Jack Patrick Lewis, Sarah K. Peake and others relative to the right, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2604).
S.2605  Senate, March 4, 2024 --The committee on Labor and Workforce Development, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1197) of Jason M. Lewis, Rebecca L. Rausch, Jack Patrick Lewis, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the Massachusetts paid family medical leave law; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1198) of Jason M. Lewis, Lydia Edwards, James B. Eldridge and Paul R. Feeney for legislation to amend the Massachusetts Paid Family Medical Leave law definitions of a covered business entity and a covered contract worker; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1858) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to the publication of hearing decisions by the Department of Family and Medical Leave; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1859) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to data reporting by the Department of Family and Medical Leave; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1860) of Josh S. Cutler and others for legislation to include bone marrow and organ donation in the paid family and medical leave program; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1888) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to the Massachusetts Paid Family Medical Leave Law; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1889) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to the definitions of covered business entity and covered contract worker under the Massachusetts Paid Family Medical Leave Law; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1942) of Jeffrey N. Roy relative to unemployment benefits for replacement workers, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2605).
S.2611  Senate, March 4, 2024 --The committee on Public Service to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1689) of Anne M. Gobi and Deborah B. Goldberg, Treasurer and Receiver General for legislation relative to non-Commonwealth entities within the state employees’ retirement system, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2611).
S.2619  An Act providing affordable and accessible high-quality early education and care to promote child development and well-being and support the economy in the Commonwealth
S.2629  April 1, 2024 -- The committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 478) of James B. Eldridge, Adam Scanlon, Michael J. Barrett, Paul W. Mark and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand the sale of products by farmer breweries; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 387) of Adam Scanlon and others relative to the sale of products by farmer distilleries and wineries, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2629).
S.2658  March , 2024 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2388) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joanne M. Comerford and Natalie M. Blais for legislation to provide a sustainable future for rural schools, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2658).
S.2662  March , 2024 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 292) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Joanne M. Comerford and Robyn K. Kennedy for legislation relative to the financial impact of charter schools; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 302) of Jason M. Lewis for legislation to strengthen the evaluation process for proposed new charter schools; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 304) of Jason M. Lewis for legislation relative to the net school spending cap; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 320) of Michael O. Moore and Adam Scanlon for legislation relative to local approval for charter schools; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 321) of Susan L. Moran, Vanna Howard and James B. Eldridge for legislation to ensure charter school transparency and public accountability; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 352) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to ensure the integrity of charter schools, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2662).
S.2663  March 21, 2024 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 266) of Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to enhance the educational outcomes of expectant and parenting students; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 282) of Anne M. Gobi and Steven S. Howitt for legislation to promote a healthy culture and climate within schools; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 285) of Adam Gomez and Michael J. Barrett for legislation relative to dropout prevention and recovery; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 290) of Adam Gomez, Lydia Edwards, James B. Eldridge and Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation to reduce exclusionary discipline for grooming and dress code violations; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 294) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Sal N. DiDomenico, James B. Eldridge and Rebecca L. Rausch for legislation to promote the education success of court involved children; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 300) of Robyn K. Kennedy for legislation relative to safer schools; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 305) of Jason M. Lewis for legislation to promote safe firearm storage education and increase the well-being of students; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 341) of Pavel M. Payano for legislation relative to dropout prevention and student recovery; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 348) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation relative to parental notification in public schools, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2663).
S.2664  March , 2024 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 256) of John J. Cronin, Manny Cruz and John Barrett, III for legislation to create and expand student pathways to success; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 274) of Paul R. Feeney, Jacob R. Oliveira, Adam Scanlon, Susan Williams Gifford and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve access, opportunity, and capacity in Massachusetts vocational-technical education; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 297) of Edward J. Kennedy and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to expand dual enrollment for high school students in Gateway Cities; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 306) of Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore, Kate Lipper-Garabedian and Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation relative increase student access to career technical education schools and programs which are aligned with regional labor market needs; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 334) of Jacob R. Oliveira, Jeffrey N. Roy and Michael J. Barrett for legislation to expand high school student access to earn industry recognized credentials; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 361) of John C. Velis for legislation to expand high school student access to earn industry recognized credentials; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 362) of John C. Velis and Kelly W. Pease for legislation to expand dual enrollment for high school students in Gateway Cities, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2664).
H.2665  HD.1200 By Representative Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2665) of Todd M. Smola and others for legislation to include certain certified emergency telecommunicators in Group 2 of the contributory retirement system for public employees. Public Service.
S.2668  April 1, 2024 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 260) of Julian Cyr, Joanne M. Comerford and Michael J. Barrett for legislation to implement elementary and secondary interdisciplinary climate justice education across the Commonwealth, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2668).
S.2674  April 1, 2024 -- The committee on Higher Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 815) of Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to improve access to affordable community college; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1262) of Sean Garballey, Joanne M. Comerford and Rodney M. Elliott relative to community college affordability, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2674).
S.2681  March 14, 2024 -- The committee on Public Health, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1388) of John F. Keenan, Lydia Edwards, John C. Velis, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to recovery coach licensure, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2681).
S.2682  March 11, 2024 -- The committee on Public Health, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1382) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Vanna Howard, Sal N. DiDomenico, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve outdoor and indoor air quality for communities burdened by transportation pollution; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2131) of Christine P. Barber, Mike Connolly and others for legislation to improve outdoor and indoor air quality for communities burdened by pollution, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2682).
S.2686  An Act relative to healthy youth
S.2694  Senate, February 29, 2024 -- Text of the Senate Bill relative to healthy youth (Senate, No. 2692) (being the text of Senate, No. 2686, printed as amended)
S.2707  Senate, March 14, 2024 -- Text of the Senate Bill ensuring affordability, readiness and learning for our youth and driving economic development (Senate, No. 2707) (being the text of Senate, No. 2697, printed as amended)
S.2709  April 1, 2024 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 239) of Michael D. Brady, James K. Hawkins, Patrick M. O'Connor and Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation to establish a special commission on creating a more diversified teaching workforce in the Commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 252) of Brendan P. Crighton for legislation to promote racially integrated schools; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 254) of Brendan P. Crighton for legislation to promote racially and culturally inclusive K-12 curriculum; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 259) of Julian Cyr, Jack Patrick Lewis, Vanna Howard and Rebecca L. Rausch for legislation relative to LGBTQ+ inclusive curriculum; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 286) of Adam Gomez and Vanna Howard for legislation to ensure diversity in public education; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 288) of Adam Gomez, Tram T. Nguyen, Steven Ultrino, Jack Patrick Lewis and others for legislation to promote racially inclusive curriculum in schools; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 299) of Robyn K. Kennedy, Steven Owens and Rebecca L. Rausch for legislation to address racial and cultural bias training in educator professional development; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 311) of Jason M. Lewis, Manny Cruz, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to educator diversity; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 318) of Liz Miranda, Joanne M. Comerford, Lydia Edwards, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a permanent commission on American Indian and Alaska Native education; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 340) of Pavel M. Payano for legislation to enable all students to thrive: protecting a high quality, diverse educator workforce; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 344) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, Vanna Howard and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to celebrate and teach Native American culture and history, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2709).
H.2715  HD.511 By Representative Blais of Deerfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2715) of Natalie M. Blais and others for legislation to provide additional funding for the Massachusetts Tourism Trust Fund. Revenue.
S.2724  April 11. 2024 -- The committee on Emergency Preparedness and Management, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2506) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joanne M. Comerford, Natalie M. Blais, Rebecca L. Rausch, John J. Cronin and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a state disaster relief fund for emergency management, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2724).
H.2747  HD.2857 By Representative Connolly of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2747) of Mike Connolly and others for legislation to support affordable housing with a local option for a fee to be applied to certain real estate transactions. Revenue.
H.2761  HD.3288 By Representatives Decker of Cambridge and Vargas of Haverhill, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2761) of Marjorie C. Decker, Andres X. Vargas and others relative to establishing a child and family tax credit. Revenue.
H.2762  HD.3457 By Representatives Decker of Cambridge and Vargas of Haverhill, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2762) of Marjorie C. Decker, Andres X. Vargas and others relative to the earned income tax credit. Revenue.
H.2859  HD.1813 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Santiago of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2859) 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.2865  HD.1464 By Representative Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2865) of John J. Lawn, Jr., Vanna Howard and Joanne M. Comerford relative to the sales tax for certain purchases by rental companies. Revenue.
H.2876  HD.2260 By Representative Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2876) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to the community investment tax credit. Revenue.
H.2894  HD.2510 By Representative Montaño of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2894) of Samantha Montaño and others for legislation to increase the deeds excise to fund emergency assistance needs of certain low income tenants and homeowners. Revenue.
H.3016  HD.3821 By Representatives Domb of Amherst and Blais of Deerfield, a petition (accompanied by resolutions, House, No. 3016) of Mindy Domb, Natalie M. Blais and others for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor designating the first Monday in March as COVID-19 remembrance day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3025  HD.911 By Representative Driscoll of Milton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3025) of William J. Driscoll, Jr., and others relative to remote access for public bodies and town meetings. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3033  HD.3929 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Domb of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3033) of Sean Garballey, Mindy Domb and others for legislation to further regulate public access to historical records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3084  HD.3616 By Representatives Madaro of Boston and González of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3084) of Adrian C. Madaro, Carlos González and others for legislation to require state agencies to provide timely, culturally competent oral language services to all limited English proficiency individuals who seek to access services, programs, or activities. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3129  HD.647 By Representative Whipps of Athol, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3129) of Susannah M. Whipps and others for legislation to designate the Jurassic Armored Mud Ball as the official sedimentary structure of the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3143  HD.495 By Representative Blais of Deerfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3143) of Natalie M. Blais and others relative to protecting consumers from unreasonable utility rate increases. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3144  HD.1802 By Representative Blais of Deerfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3144) of Natalie M. Blais and others for legislation to promote solar energy canopies on large parking lots. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3145  HD.3264 By Representative Blais of Deerfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3145) of Natalie M. Blais and others that the Department of Energy Resources establish the community access to electric bicycles grant initiative. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3187  HD.4024 By Representative Madaro of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3187) of Adrian C. Madaro and others relative to energy facilities siting improvement to address environmental justice, climate, and public health. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3203  HD.3954 By Representatives Owens of Watertown and Armini of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3203) of Steven Owens, Jennifer Balinsky Armini and others relative to the future of clean heat and establishing a thermal transition trust fund. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3232  HD.776 By Representative Vargas of Haverhill, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3232) of Andres X. Vargas and others for legislation to establish a zero carbon renovation fund to provide for the costs associated with energy efficiency renovations of certain existing buildings. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3243  HD.3893 By Representative Cruz of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3243) of Manny Cruz and others relative to tourism and visitation marketing and promotion grants. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3248  HD.1611 By Representatives Rogers of Cambridge and Biele of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3248) of David M. Rogers, David Biele and others relative to Native American heritage. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3314  HD.3030 By Representative Fluker Oakley of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3314) of Brandy Fluker Oakley and others relative providing notices and taking certain other actions to reduce debt-based driving restrictions. Transportation.
H.3567  HD.500 By Representative Blais of Deerfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3567) of Natalie M. Blais and others relative to rural schools. Education.
H.3616  HD.3966 By Representatives Cruz of Salem and Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3616) of Manny Cruz, Chynah Tyler and others relative to the regulations governing licensed birth centers. Public Health.
H.3624  HD.490 By Representative Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3624) of Marjorie C. Decker and Joanne M. Comerford relative to findings and reports of medical examiners performing autopsies on children under the age of two. Public Health.
H.3627  HD.553 By Representative Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3627) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the use of polystyrene containers and wares by certain food and retail establishments. Public Health.
H.3676  HD.3912 By Representative Ciccolo of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3676) of Michelle L. Ciccolo and others relative to the provisions of the bottle bill, so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3690  HD.3420 By Representative Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3690) of Marjorie C. Decker and others for legislation to expand the bottle bill to include any drinkable liquid intended for human oral consumption. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3694  HD.3309 By Representative Driscoll of Milton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3694) of William J. Driscoll, Jr., and others relative to the clean heat standard. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3774  HD.3005 By Representative Meschino of Hull, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 9) of Joan Meschino and others for legislation to create a climate bank to facilitate innovative financing solutions for climate and clean energy innovations in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Financial Services.
H.3868  HD.2877 By Representative Kerans of Danvers and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3868) of Sally P. Kerans, Joan B. Lovely and others relative to establishing the office of the tenant advocate in the Office of the Attorney General. The Judiciary.
H.3948  HD.958 By Representative Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3948) of Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and Michelle M. DuBois relative to state and municipal contracts for the purchase and installation of artificial turf fields. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3952  An Act authorizing the city of Northampton to grant seven additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises
H.3956  HD.3646 By Representative Holmes of Boston and Senator Miranda, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3956) of Russell E. Holmes, Liz Miranda and others for legislation to authorize an independent correctional oversight office to facilitate the recommendations of the Special Legislative Commission on Structural Racism in Correctional Facilities of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.4048  An Act authorizing the town of Northfield to continue the employment of Floyd Dunnell, III
H.4072  HD.4533 By Representatives Whipps of Athol and Blais of Deerfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4072) of Susannah M. Whipps and Natalie M. Blais (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Greenfield be authorized to exempt the positions of police chief and fire chief in said town from the civil service law. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4096  HD.4491 By Representative Muratore of Plymouth, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Mathew J. Muratore and others for legislation to authorize insurance coverage for prosthetic devices and orthotic devices. Financial Services.
H.4101  An Act relative to accelerating improvements to the local and regional public health system to address disparities in the delivery of public health services
H.4115  An Act to prevent abuse and exploitation
H.4191  An Act authorizing the city of Greenfield to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises
H.4220  Substituted, on motion of Mr. Walsh of Peabody, for a bill with the same title (House, No. 3841). December 18, 2023.
H.4221  Substituted, on motion of Mr. Walsh of Peabody, for a bill with the same title (House, No. 4080). December 18, 2023.
H.4241  An Act to prevent abuse and exploitation
H.4263  An Act to save recycling costs in the Commonwealth
H.4269  An Act to facilitate student financial assistance
H.4276  An Act to secure while improving fans' tickets
H.4288  An Act protecting our soil and farms from PFAS contamination
H.4291  An Act authorizing the town of Deerfield to continue the employment of police department members Michael W. Habel, Robert A. Thrasher, and Mark Jacques
H.4310  An Act relative to tourism and visitation marketing and promotion grants
H.4356  An Act promoting housing opportunity and mobility through eviction sealing (HOMES)
H.4359  An Act to implement the recommendations of the special commission on facial recognition technology
H.4360  An Act promoting access to counsel and housing stability in Massachusetts
H.4416  An Act relative to the training, assessment, and assignment of qualified school interpreters in educational settings
H.4424  An Act relative to food literacy
H.4425  An Act to provide a sustainable future for rural schools
H.4453  An Act establishing the hunger-free campus initiative
H.4486  An Act to protect Massachusetts public health from PFAS
H.4501  An Act to expedite permitting for electric decarbonization infrastructure projects
H.4527  An Act relative to the special commission on state institutions for persons with disabilities
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.