Skip to Content
The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative John W. Scibak Served 2003 - 2018 Democrat - 2nd Hampshire

Photo of  John W. Scibak
  John.Scibak@mahouse.gov

State House

24 Beacon St.
Room 43
Boston, MA, 02133
Phone:
617-722-2030
Fax:
617-722-2215

District Office

P.O. Box 136
South Hadley, MA 01075
Phone:
413-539-6566
Fax:
413-539-5855
Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
H.77  HD.2709 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 77) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to ensure continued health insurance coverage for certain children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.97  HD.3202 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 97) of Kay Khan and others relative to the protection of the mental and physical health of minors from sexual orientation and/or gender identity change efforts. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.122  SD.317 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 122) of Daniel A. Wolf, Stephen Kulik, Chris Walsh, Louis L. Kafka and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the planning and development of sustainable communities. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.124  SD.1151 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 124) of Michael J. Barrett, Jason M. Lewis, James R. Miceli, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to protecting biometric information under the security breach law. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.160  HD.1593 By Ms. Cariddi of North Adams, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 160) of Gailanne M. Cariddi and others for legislation to require transparency in solicitations via telephone and similar devices. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.176  SD.1142 By Ms. O'Connor Ives, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 176) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, John W. Scibak, Sean Garballey and Diana DiZoglio for legislation to provide increased access to hearing aids. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.230  HD.226 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 230) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to allow non-profits and charities to purchase alcohol from retail package stores for use at charitable events. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.249  HD.1137 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 249) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to the occupation of advanced dental hygiene practitioner. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.275  HD.1742 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 275) of Aaron Vega and John W. Scibak relative to issuing lottery prize payments to charities. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.300  HD.1704 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 300) of Aaron Vega and others for legislation to establish a Commonwealth underutilized building repair fund within the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.386  HD.2207 By Messrs. Gordon of Bedford and Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 386) of Kenneth I. Gordon, James M. Cantwell and others relative to social media password privacy for school students. Education.
H.392  HD.71 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 392) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to special education funding. Education.
H.393  HD.72 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 393) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to improving procurement procedures to ensure opportunities for students with disabilities. Education.
S.415  SD.1074 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 415) of Anne M. Gobi and Marc R. Pacheco relative to bow and arrow hunting season. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.416  SD.1077 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 416) of Anne M. Gobi, Marc R. Pacheco, Gailanne M. Cariddi, Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish a snowmobile educational safety program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.417  HD.694 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 417) of Louis L. Kafka and others that students with diabetes attending public or private schools be permitted to possess certain medical supplies and administer necessary treatments. Education.
H.422  HD.1698 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 422) of Kay Khan and others relative to establishing a foreign language education seal of biliteracy for students. Education.
H.429  HD.2844 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 429) of Jay D. Livingstone and others for legislation to increase participation in early childhood care settings. Education.
H.448  HD.2436 By Messrs. O’Day of West Boylston and Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 448) of James J. O’Day, Paul Brodeur and others relative to sexual health education. Education.
S.450  SD.1114 By Ms. O'Connor Ives, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 450) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Linda Dean Campbell, John W. Scibak, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent the disposal of hydraulic fracturing wastewater. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.483  SD.1189 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 483) of Harriette L. Chandler, Sal N. DiDomenico, John W. Scibak, David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to women’s health and economic equity. Financial Services.
S.501  SD.982 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 501) of Anne M. Gobi, Marc R. Pacheco, Mark C. Montigny, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court relative to the use of certain insurance underwriting guidelines for homeowners with dogs living on such insured property. Financial Services.
H.522  HD.3228 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 522) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to prevent and respond to bullying of elderly and disabled residents of public or privately-owned subsidized multifamily housing developments. Elder Affairs.
H.526  HD.1412 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 526) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the prevention and elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression within the Department of Elder Affairs. Elder Affairs.
S.564  SD.1314 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 564) of Michael J. Barrett, Mary S. Keefe, Jason M. Lewis, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a commission relative to group purchasing of health insurance for private sector human service workers. Health Care Financing.
S.566  SD.1291 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 566) of Harriette L. Chandler, John W. Scibak, Ruth B. Balser, Diana DiZoglio and others for legislation relative to dental benefit plan transparency and patients' Bill of Rights. Health Care Financing.
H.623  HD.1080 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 623) of Ruth B. Balser, James B. Eldridge and others relative to the disposition of public lands with conservation protected status. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.651  HD.2233 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 651) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the management of low lands and swamps to control tick-borne illnesses. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.674  SD.340 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 674) of Thomas M. McGee, Brian M. Ashe, John W. Scibak, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure equal access to college course materials for visually impaired students. Higher Education.
H.689  HD.536 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 689) of Kate Hogan and others that cities and towns be authorized to establish agricultural commissions for the promotion and development of agricultural resources. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.698  HD.2486 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 698) of Peter V. Kocot, John W. Scibak and Ellen Story for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the preservation of the archaeological and fossil resources of the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.709  HD.1546 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 709) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to regulate the use of trapping devices to take beaver and muskrat. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.711  HD.2034 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 711) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish a state meat inspection program and enhance the meat and poultry slaughter and processing infrastructure in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.712  HD.2053 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 712) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to promote farm viability. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.713  HD.2063 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 713) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to direct the Commissioner of the Department of Agricultural Resources to establish a livestock care and standards board to ensure the humane keeping and treatment of livestock. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.732  SD.1198 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 732) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jonathan Hecht, Jeffrey Sánchez, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to requiring child-resistant packaging of nicotine liquid containers. The Judiciary.
H.740  HD.218 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 740) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to protect drinking water from hydraulic fracturing. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.813  HD.3160 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 813) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
H.841  HD.1556 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 841) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, John W. Scibak and David M. Rogers relative to insurance coverage for prescription eye drops. Financial Services.
H.843  HD.3343 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 843) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others for legislation to mandate health insurance coverage for certain brain injury rehabilitation. Financial Services.
H.871  HD.595 By Representative Hogan of Stow and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 871) of Kate Hogan, Karen E. Spilka and others relative to common summary of payments forms for health care services. Financial Services.
H.881  HD.534 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 881) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the cancellation of certain health insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.888  HD.2615 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 888) of Mary S. Keefe and others that banks be required to mediate in good faith with homeowners to identify alternative resolutions before starting foreclosures. Financial Services.
H.891  HD.1041 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 891) of Kay Khan and others relative to access to health insurance for human service providers and their employees. Financial Services.
H.892  HD.3036 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 892) of Kay Khan and others relative to anesthesia insurance coverage for children hospitalized for dental treatment. Financial Services.
H.900  HD.272 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 900) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to requiring certain insurance policies to include coverage for nicotine based and non-nicotine based smoking cessation products. Financial Services.
H.901  HD.469 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 901) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage. Financial Services.
H.925  HD.2480 By Mr. O’Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 925) of James J. O’Day and others for legislation to limit retroactive denials of health insurance claims for mental health and substance abuse services. Financial Services.
H.930  HD.501 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 930) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to expanding health insurance coverage for certain acupuncture services, diagnosis and treatment and establishing a special commission (including members of the General Court) to investigate the potential for better integrated use of acupuncture services. Financial Services.
H.964  HD.1023 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 964) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to preserve affordable health coverage for residents of the Commonwealth. Health Care Financing.
H.965  HD.1107 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 965) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to compare total health care spending with projected single payer health care system spending. Health Care Financing.
H.966  HD.1658 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 966) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to include certain income levels in calculating nursing home benefits payable under the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). Health Care Financing.
S.1007  SD.1048 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by resolution, Senate, No. 1007) of Karen E. Spilka, Patricia A. Haddad, Jason M. Lewis, Jay D. Livingstone and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage equitable and diverse gender representation on the boards of companies in the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1026  HD.1151 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1026) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to establish a single-payer health insurance trust fund. Health Care Financing.
H.1051  HD.2496 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1051) of Peter V. Kocot and John W. Scibak for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the establishment of a Pioneer Valley Polish heritage institute at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Higher Education.
H.1055  HD.2540 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1055) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to increase the share of courses taught by full-time tenure and tenure-track faculty. Higher Education.
S.1118  SD.1148 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1118) of Harriette L. Chandler, Chris Walsh, Bruce E. Tarr, Carmine L. Gentile and others for legislation to establish an advanced dental hygiene practitioner level of practice. Public Health.
S.1119  SD.1200 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1119) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jeffrey Sánchez, Jonathan Hecht, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to modernizing tobacco control and protecting the health of minors. Public Health.
S.1122  SD.1276 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1122) of Harriette L. Chandler and John W. Scibak for legislation relative to dental licensing exams. Public Health.
S.1123  SD.1281 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1123) of Harriette L. Chandler and John W. Scibak for legislation relative to dentistry licensure examinations. Public Health.
S.1125  SD.1530 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1125) of Harriette L. Chandler, John W. Scibak, Sal N. DiDomenico, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the enhanced management of early childhood caries among MassHealth patients. Public Health.
S.1155  SD.1100 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1155) of Anne M. Gobi, Gailanne M. Cariddi, Benjamin B. Downing, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate central service technicians. Public Health.
H.1206  HD.2982 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1206) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to penalties for property crimes against elderly or disabled persons. The Judiciary.
H.1220  HD.347 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1220) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases. The Judiciary.
H.1273  HD.1323 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1273) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to confining animals in a motor vehicle. The Judiciary.
H.1275  HD.1935 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Lewis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1275) of Lori A. Ehrlich, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to prevent trafficking in ivory and rhino horns. The Judiciary.
H.1287  HD.1591 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1287) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to the procedures for access to email of decedents. The Judiciary.
S.1323  SD.1355 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1323) of James E. Timilty, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Denise Provost, David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Architectural Access Board. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1399  SD.366 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1399) of Thomas M. McGee and John W. Scibak for legislation to authorize a local option for group retirement classification. Public Service.
H.1427  HD.1575 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1427) of Mary S. Keefe and others for legislation to establish penalties for debarred employers, contractors and subcontractors illegally participating in contracts. The Judiciary.
H.1444  HD.2931 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1444) of John J. Lawn, Jr., and others relative governmental and charitable tort liability in civil actions for sexual abuse of a minor. The Judiciary.
H.1475  HD.2592 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1475) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the use of solitary confinement in correctional facilities. The Judiciary.
H.1479  HD.3146 By Mr. Mannal of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1479) of Brian R. Mannal and others for legislation to increase the penalties for violations of certain hunting laws. The Judiciary.
H.1493  HD.2587 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1493) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the registered land in the office of an assistant recorder. The Judiciary.
H.1515  HD.124 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1515) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., and others relative to the compensation of chief probation officers of the Trial Court. The Judiciary.
H.1530  HD.1765 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Brownsberger, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1530) of Sarah K. Peake, William N. Brownsberger and others relative to the penalties for the crime of female genital mutilation. The Judiciary.
H.1531  HD.1776 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1531) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy. The Judiciary.
H.1532  HD.1796 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1532) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to the fresh and continued pursuit of motor vehicle operators by police officers outside of the jurisdiction of said officers. The Judiciary.
H.1560  HD.3298 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1560) of David M. Rogers and others relative to establishing a right to counsel in certain eviction cases. The Judiciary.
H.1577  HD.3072 By Representatives Rushing of Boston and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1577) of Byron Rushing and others relative to gender identity and access to public accommodations. The Judiciary.
H.1579  HD.3200 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1579) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to protect tenants and prevent vacancies in foreclosed homes. The Judiciary.
H.1584  HD.3156 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1584) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to reform pretrial processes. The Judiciary.
H.1599  HD.486 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1599) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require judicial review of foreclosures on residential mortgages. The Judiciary.
H.1608  HD.414 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1608) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further regulate the performing of abortions and protect women’s reproductive health. The Judiciary.
H.1620  HD.1921 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1620) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to eliminating mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.1625  HD.3471 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1625) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to further regulate registries of deeds. The Judiciary.
H.1640  HD.3525 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1640) of Aaron Vega and others relative to Superior Court foreclosure procedures. The Judiciary.
H.1716  HD.2348 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1716) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for legislation to prevent contracts of waivers in employment cases of claims concerning discrimination, non-payment of wages or benefits, retaliation, harassment or violation of public policy. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1718  HD.3411 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1718) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program for employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1728  HD.1230 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1728) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to abusive or hostile work environments. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1733  HD.2802 By Representatives Livingstone of Boston and Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1733) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to pay equity. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1747  SD.285 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1747) of Michael J. Barrett, Chris Walsh, Kay Khan, Frank I. Smizik and other members of the General Court for legislation to combat climate change. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1771  HD.2072 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1771) of Ellen Story, Jennifer L. Flanagan and others for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing and harrassment without regard to protected class status. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1781  SD.1430 By Ms. O'Connor Ives, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1781) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Sean Garballey, Linda Dean Campbell, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate hydraulic fracturing. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1801  HD.3158 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1801) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to increase access to mental health services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1812  HD.2470 By Mr. O’Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1812) of James J. O’Day and others for legislation to promote accessibility and affordability of behavioral health and substance abuse services for recipients of MassHealth. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1826  HD.2126 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1826) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to protecting puppies and kittens. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1848  HD.497 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1848) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the care of animals in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1849  SD.1383 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1849) of Eric P. Lesser, Thomas M. McGee, Harriette L. Chandler, James T. Welch and other members of the General Court for legislation to study the feasibility of high-speed rail access between Springfield and Boston. Transportation.
H.1862  HD.1817 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1862) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to the approval of town insurance appropriations. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1865  HD.1367 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1865) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to require owners of rented or foreclosed properties to check for abandoned animals. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1867  HD.3556 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1867) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to establish a Hampshire-Franklin commission on the status of women. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1908  HD.1327 By Ms. Cole of Peabody, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1908) of Leah Cole and others relative to the reduction of medication waste. Public Health.
H.1937  HD.1581 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1937) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others relative to the safe collection and disposal of prescription drugs. Public Health.
H.1954  HD.1189 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1954) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to prohibit the sale of tobacco products at certain health care institutions. Public Health.
H.1961  HD.687 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1961) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to increase funding for the Health Safety Net Trust Fund. Public Health.
S.1964  SD.2032 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1964) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Daniel A. Wolf, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis, James T. Welch and other members of the General Court for legislation to deny paternity rights to perpetrators of rape. The Judiciary.
H.1973  HD.45 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1973) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to the modernization of optometric patient care. Public Health.
H.1975  HD.1526 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1975) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to requiring child-resistant packaging of nicotine liquid containers. Public Health.
H.1986  HD.508 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1986) of Louis L. Kafka and others that the Commissioner of the Department of Public Health be directed to establish regulations for the return to pharmacies of certain unused medication by health care facilities. Public Health.
H.1991  HD.1674 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1991) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to providing care and comfort for the terminally ill. Public Health.
H.1996  HD.2782 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1996) of Kay Khan and others relative to further regulating health care costs and the dispensing of controlled substances. Public Health.
H.1998  HD.2941 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1998) of Kay Khan and others relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
H.2003  HD.1231 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2003) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to the nutritional needs of homeless residents. Public Health.
H.2004  HD.2487 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2004) of Peter V. Kocot and John W. Scibak relative to biomass facilities and solid waste combustion. Public Health.
H.2021  HD.2948 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2021) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to further regulate the sale of tobacco products to teenagers. Public Health.
H.2046  HD.1899 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2046) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for an investigation by a special commission relative to the eye care and vision health needs of the Commonwealth. Public Health.
S.2055  SD.2287 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2055) of Donald F. Humason, Jr. and John W. Scibak (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the city of Easthampton to grant eight additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2070  HD.460 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2070) of Ellen Story, David Paul Linsky and others relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age. Public Health.
H.2082  HD.2824 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2082) of Chris Walsh and others relative to promoting access to accurate medical information. Public Health.
H.2189  HD.129 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2189) of Aaron Vega and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the application of building codes when existing structures in gateway municipalities are converted to a mixed-use development. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2269  HD.1530 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2269) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the divestment of state pension funds from holdings in fossil fuel companies. Public Service.
H.2388  HD.1819 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2388) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to the State Retiree Benefits Trust Fund Board of Directors. Public Service.
S.2458  SD.2588 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Ellen Story Commission on Postpartum Depression. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.2547  HD.2330 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2547) of Randy Hunt and others for legislation to authorize income tax filers to make voluntary contributions to the Massachusetts Cultural Development Fund on their annual income tax returns. Revenue.
H.2580  HD.2507 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2580) of Peter V. Kocot and John W. Scibak relative to agricultural production and profitability. Revenue.
H.2587  HD.2943 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Creem, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2587) of Stephen Kulik, Cynthia Stone Creem and others for legislation to further regulate expenditures for mortgages from the Community Preservation Trust Fund. Revenue.
H.2690  HD.130 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2690) of Aaron Vega and others for legislation to provide tax relief for persons suffering hardships due to public works projects or actions taken by municipal utility companies. Revenue.
H.2771  HD.3154 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2771) of Kay Khan and others relative to authorizing the Governor to appoint a registered nurse to the Health Policy Commission. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2772  HD.1190 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2772) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to the storage and dissemination of certain public records in an electronic format. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2782  HD.63 By Mr. Madden of Nantucket, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2782) of Timothy R. Madden and others for legislation to designate the month of October as Farm to School Month in the Commonwealth and to strategize opportunities to spread farm-to-school programs statewide. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2852  HD.2297 By Messrs. Calter of Kingston and Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2852) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to net metering, community shared solar and energy storage. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2858  HD.387 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2858) of Edward F. Coppinger and others relative to transparency in private utility construction contracts. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2888  HD.2509 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2888) of Peter V. Kocot, Marcos A. Devers and John W. Scibak that the Renewable Energy Trust Fund be authorized to award grants for the development of farm-based renewable energy. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2893  HD.1497 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2893) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the authority of the Attorney General in reviewing certain applications that seek to increase the supply of gas and other non-renewable energy resources available in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2904  HD.1813 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2904) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to energy efficiency funds generated by municipal light plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2912  HD.3191 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2912) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to identifying cost-effective energy savings for gas and electric customers in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3026  HD.2490 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3026) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to improving passenger rail service between Springfield and Boston. Transportation.
H.3030  HD.2036 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3030) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to exempt certain vehicles used exclusively for agricultural purposes from registration requirements. Transportation.
H.3039  HD.2584 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3039) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to motor vehicle license suspension record privacy. Transportation.
H.3060  HD.1761 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Chandler, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3060) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to authorize regional transit authorities to establish enterprise funds. Transportation.
H.3127  HD.1988 By Representative Atkins of Concord and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3127) of Cory Atkins, James B. Eldridge and others for the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to convene a Constitutional Convention to consider amendments to the Constitution to limit the influence of money in our political system. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3144  HD.1024 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by resolutions, House, No. 3144) of Jay D. Livingstone and others for the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to take certain actions concerning national budgetary matters. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3242  HD.369 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3242) of Ellen Story, Todd M. Smola and others relative to the labeling of genetically engineered food. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3270  HD.2735 By Mr. Boldyga of Southwick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3270) of Nicholas A. Boldyga and others for legislation to authorize terminally ill patients to consent to treatment by investigational drugs, biological products or devices. Public Health.
H.3296  HD.1584 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3296) of Paul A. Schmid III and others relative to the valuation of agricultural land. Revenue.
H.3386  HD.2399 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3386) of Daniel Cullinane and others for legislation to promote the hiring of residents for permanent and construction jobs created by the Economic Development Incentive Program. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.3461  HD.2942 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3461) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Mental Health to establish a program for research, technology transfer, design, development and commercialization of technologies for the treatment and support of people with mental illness and brain-based disorders. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.3474  HD.1790 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3474) of Cory Atkins and others for legislation to establish the police training trust fund. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3507  HD.531 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3507) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to establish estate tax valuation for farms. Revenue.
H.3514  HD.2659 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3514) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to the value of classic or antique vehicles in calculating the sales tax. Revenue.
H.3528  HD.1486 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3528) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to the process for increasing seasonal utility rates. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3544  HD.2316 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3544) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to require medical examinations for certain school bus drivers. Transportation.
H.3776  HD.4127 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to adjudicatory proceedings involving gas and electric companies. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.4098  HD.4573 By Representatives Kafka of Stoughton and Cronin of Easton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Louis L. Kafka, Claire Cronin and others relative to penalties for operating a motor vehicles after licenses to operate have been suspended or revoked. The Judiciary.
H.4420  HD.4830 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Tackey Chan and others that the Division of Medical Assistance be authorized to include dentures, restorative, endodontic and periodontal treatment within its covered services for certain persons ages 65 and older. Elder Affairs.
H.4678  HD.4846 By Representative Tucker of Salem and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul Tucker and others relative to the taxation of certain alcoholic beverages. Revenue.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.