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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Kip A. Diggs Democrat - 2nd Barnstable

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  Kip.Diggs@mahouse.gov

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24 Beacon St.
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Boston, MA, 02133
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H.115  HD.1723 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 115) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the purchase and installation of wireless internet service in schools and public institutions of higher education. Advanced Information Technology, the Internet and Cybersecurity.
H.126  HD.2065 By Mrs. Lipper-Garabedian of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 126) of Kate Lipper-Garabedian and others relative to establishing a special commission (including members of the General Court) on blockchain and cryptocurrency. Advanced Information Technology, the Internet and Cybersecurity.
S.186  SD.2418 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 186) of Julian Cyr, Kip A. Diggs, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to disclosure of radio frequency notifications. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.199  HD.1158 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 199) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the payment standards for monthly benefits for parents with dependent children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.237  HD.1400 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 237) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to increase the rate of reimbursement for certain human services providers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.250  HD.2939 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 250) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to authorize agricultural healthy incentives program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.252  HD.2545 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 252) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to financial exploitation of certain adults with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.268  HD.317 By Mr. Scanlon of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 268) of Adam J. Scanlon and others for legislation to allow spouses to serve as paid caregivers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.278  HD.376 By Mr. Xiarhos of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 278) of Steven G. Xiarhos and others relative to establishing a low vision registry. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.312  HD.3117 By Messrs. Barrett of North Adams and Walsh of Peabody, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 312) of John Barrett, III, Thomas P. Walsh and others for legislation to limit consumer exposure to deceptive calling practices. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.382  SD.1529 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 382) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, Kip A. Diggs and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to celebrating and teaching Native American culture and history. Education.
H.442  HD.3962 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 442) of Michael J. Moran, Kip A. Diggs and Richard M. Haggerty relative to the issuance and sale of sports and entertainment tickets. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.581  HD.646 By Representatives Elugardo of Boston and Gouveia of Acton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 581) of Nika C. Elugardo, Tami L. Gouveia and others relative to prohibiting the use of Native American mascots by public schools in the Commonwealth. Education.
H.605  HD.1960 By Messrs. Gordon of Bedford and Madaro of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 605) of Kenneth I. Gordon, Adrian C. Madaro and others relative to affordable and accessible high quality early education and care to promote child development and well-being and support the economy. Education.
H.682  HD.3641 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 682) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for legislation to develop an alternative process for granting educator licensure to achieve educator diversity. Education.
H.724  HD.1357 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 724) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to improve nursing home job standards and care quality. Elder Affairs.
H.736  HD.2818 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 736) of Denise C. Garlick and others that the Division of Health Care Facility Licensure and Certification be authorized to establish and implement a prescribed process and program for providing training and education to certain licensed providers. Elder Affairs.
H.748  HD.1892 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 748) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to create safe environments for home care workers and consumers. Elder Affairs.
H.805  HD.1536 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 805) of John J. Lawn, Jr., and others relative to opportunities, trust, equity, and security for voting. Election Laws.
H.858  HD.268 By Representative Blais of Sunderland and Senator Gobi, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 858) of Natalie M. Blais, Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation relative to a farmland protection and viability action plan. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.966  HD.2424 By Mr. Lewis of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 966) of Jack Patrick Lewis and others relative to the use of animals in product testing. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.980  HD.3073 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 980) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to the consideration and disclosure of climate change risks in applications for a state permits. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.983  HD.3103 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 983) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to establishing a Massachusetts flood risk protection program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1008  HD.629 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1008) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others for legislation to establish a commission on livestock shelter requirements within the Department of Agricultural Resources to develop standards for the appropriate sheltering of livestock from weather elements. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1017  HD.1831 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1017) of William M. Straus and others relative to a cranberry water use transfer program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1062  HD.3587 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1062) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to healthcare insurance coverage for supportive care for serious mental illness. Financial Services.
H.1098  HD.961 By Miss Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1098) of Colleen M. Garry and others relative to colon cancer under the age of 50 years of age, prevalence, screening and insurance coverage and care. Financial Services.
H.1229  HD.3144 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1229) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to prohibit the use of certain discretionary authority by insurers. Financial Services.
H.1230  HD.3183 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1230) of Claire D. Cronin and Kip A. Diggs relative to insurance premium criteria. Financial Services.
H.1267  HD.2656 By Representatives Garlick of Needham and Sabadosa of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1267) of Denise C. Garlick, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and others relative to providing access to health care services for all residents through a single payer Medicare for all health care financing system. Health Care Financing.
H.1277  HD.353 By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1277) of Steven S. Howitt and others for legislation to establish a health safety net task force (including members of the General Court) to study reimbursement for dental care and healthcare provided by hospitals and accredited teaching institutions to MassHealth members. Health Care Financing.
H.1287  HD.1538 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1287) of John J. Lawn, Jr., and others relative to wages, benefits and related employee costs of direct care staff of licensed nursing homes. Health Care Financing.
H.1300  HD.1461 By Mr. Moran of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1300) of Frank A. Moran and others that MassHealth make payments for certain graduate medical education training. Health Care Financing.
H.1319  HD.2029 By Representatives Ultrino of Malden and Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1319) of Steven Ultrino, Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility. Health Care Financing.
S.1399  SD.1244 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1399) of Julian Cyr, Kip A. Diggs, Jack Patrick Lewis, Carol A. Doherty and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen the worker voice in hospital care planning. Public Health.
S.1403  SD.1547 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1403) of Julian Cyr, Denise C. Garlick, Christina A. Minicucci, Susan Williams Gifford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to establish and implement a Food and Health Pilot Program. Public Health.
S.1515  SD.699 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1515) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Liz Miranda, Mindy Domb and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equity in COVID-19 vaccination. Public Health.
S.1532  SD.2473 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1532) of Bruce E. Tarr, Steven S. Howitt, David F. DeCoste, Susan Williams Gifford and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote domestic meat and poultry production. Public Health.
H.1808  HD.1889 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1808) of Michael J. Moran and others relative to certain court records in eviction actions. The Judiciary.
H.1819  HD.1653 By Ms. Nguyen of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1819) of Tram T. Nguyen and others for legislation to reform the hate crime statutes. The Judiciary.
H.1824  HD.2845 By Representatives Nguyen of Andover and Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1824) of Tram T. Nguyen, Bradford Hill and others relative to convicted animal abusers. The Judiciary.
S.1897  SD.172 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1897) of Eric P. Lesser, Patrick M. O'Connor, Jason M. Lewis, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide financial relief to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Revenue.
H.1907  HD.447 By Representatives Ultrino of Malden and Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1907) of Steven Ultrino, Chynah Tyler and others relative to prohibiting discrimination based on natural hairstyles. The Judiciary.
H.1959  HD.967 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1959) of Daniel M. Donahue and others for legislation to prevent wage theft, promote employer accountability, and enhance public enforcement. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2090  HD.3868 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2090) of Sean Garballey and others relative to establishing a special commission to study and report on the history of state institutions for people with developmental and mental health disabilities in the Commonwealth. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.2246  SD.2105 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2246) of Edward J. Kennedy, Colleen M. Garry, David Allen Robertson, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation to rebuild the Commonwealth’s cultural future. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2246  HD.2488 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2246) of Tackey Chan and others relative to the training of certified nurses aides. Public Health.
H.2294  HD.1543 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2294) of Sean Garballey, Kate Hogan and others relative to access to original birth certificates to persons born in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.2298  HD.2459 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2298) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to establishing and implementing a food and health pilot program for certain MassHealth enrollees diagnosed with diet-related health conditions. Public Health.
H.2362  HD.3860 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2362) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to health care worker overtime and maximum hours of working. Public Health.
H.2418  HD.1165 By Representatives Balser of Newton and Miranda of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2418) of Ruth B. Balser, Liz Miranda and others relative to local and state law enforcement involvement in federal immigration enforcement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2475  HD.1872 By Mr. Hawkins of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2475) of James K. Hawkins and others relative to the reduction of certain toxic chemicals in firefighter personal protective equipment. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2493  Senate, July 19, 2021 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 294) of Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Adam G. Hinds and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit the use of Native American mascots by public schools in the Commonwealth; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 581) of Nika C. Elugardo, Tami L. Gouveia and others relative to prohibiting the use of Native American mascots by public schools in the Commonwealth, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2493).
H.2544  HD.1019 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2544) of Timothy R. Whelan and others relative to emergency response in an active shooter or hostile event situation. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2547  HD.326 By Mr. Xiarhos of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2547) of Steven G. Xiarhos and others relative to providing for the care and transportation of police dogs injured in the line of duty. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2798  HD.1291 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2798) of Timothy R. Whelan and others relative to the public employee retirement group for harbormasters. Public Service.
H.2808  HD.1794 By Representative Zlotnik of Gardner and Senator Velis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2808) of Jonathan D. Zlotnik, John C. Velis and others relative to providing a COVID-19 retirement credit to essential public-sector workers. Public Service.
H.2842  HD.657 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2842) of Tackey Chan and others relative to the expiration date of the film tax credit. Revenue.
H.2959  HD.2661 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2959) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to the taxation of trucks, tractors, trailers and railcars that transport people or goods in interstate commerce. Revenue.
H.2960  HD.2668 By Messrs. Jones of North Reading and Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2960) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to increase the land conservation tax credit. Revenue.
H.3060  HD.644 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3060) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others for legislation to establish a tax deduction for charitable donations of food by certain farmers. Revenue.
H.3075  HD.3357 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3075) of William M. Straus and others relative to a cranberry bog improvement tax credit. Revenue.
H.3157  HD.2082 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3157) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to gender parity on public boards and commissions. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3167  HD.3717 By Messrs. Holmes of Boston and Williams of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3167) of Russell E. Holmes, Bud L. Williams and Kip A. Diggs relative to opportunities for minority and women business enterprises in pubic construction. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3284  HD.2115 By Mr. Cutler of Pembroke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3284) of Josh S. Cutler and others for legislation to include nip bottles and certain other containers in the bottle law. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3288  HD.3551 By Representatives Decker of Cambridge and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3288) of Marjorie C. Decker, Sean Garballey and others relative to transitioning to clean electricity, heating and transportation. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3289  HD.4039 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3289) 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.3302  HD.3983 By Mr. Fernandes of Falmouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3302) of Dylan A. Fernandes and others relative to the offshore wind industry, workforce development, fisheries and environmental protection. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3376  HD.2035 By Representatives Ehrlich of Marblehead and Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3376) of Lori A. Ehrlich, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the use of elephants, big cats, primates, giraffes, and bears in traveling exhibits and shows. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3377  HD.1662 By Ms. Elugardo of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3377) of Nika C. Elugardo and others relative to Native American heritage. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3378  HD.655 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3378) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for legislation to prohibit chief appointing authorities and members of local appropriating authorities from membership in local cultural councils. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3409  HD.265 By Ms. Blais of Sunderland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3409) of Natalie M. Blais and others for legislation to allow farmers to operate all-terrain vehicles for short distances on public ways. Transportation.
H.3456  HD.448 By Representatives Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3456) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Christine P. Barber and others relative to eligibility for application for motor vehicle learners' permits and drivers' licenses. Transportation.
H.3522  HD.3419 By Representatives Lipper-Garabedian of Melrose and Owens of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3522) of Kate Lipper-Garabedian, Steven C. Owens and others for legislation to establish the trucking industry workforce training fund. Transportation.
H.3623  HD.765 By Mr. Vitolo of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3623) of Tommy Vitolo and others relative to motor vehicle inspections of safety lights on ice cream trucks. Transportation.
H.3628  HD.231 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3628) of Timothy R. Whelan and Kip A. Diggs relative to the Old King's Highway Regional District. Transportation.
H.3655  HD.3105 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3655) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to establish the Massachusetts military family relief fund. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3658  HD.460 By Messrs. Gentile of Sudbury and Vieira of Falmouth, a petition (accompanied by resolutions, House, No. 3658) of Carmine Lawrence Gentile, David T. Vieira and others for the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to call for a convention to propose amendments in order to address concerns about the integrity of our elections and the ability of the people to participate in effective self-government. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3690  HD.436 By Mr. Scanlon of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3690) of Adam J. Scanlon and others relative to emergency medical technician certification of veterans and military medics. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3926  HD.4085 By Ms. Blais of Sunderland, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Natalie M. Blais and others relative to the inspection of slaughter and meat inspection program. Public Health.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.