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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Karen E. Spilka Democrat - Second Middlesex and Norfolk

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President of the Senate
  Karen.Spilka@masenate.gov

State House

24 Beacon St.
Room 332
Boston, MA, 02133
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(617) 722-1500
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Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
S.12  SD.1 By Ms. Murray, a petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 12) of Therese Murray, Josh S. Cutler, James M. Cantwell, Barry R. Finegold and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to absentee and early voting. Election Laws.
S.20  SD.71 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 20) of Gale D. Candaras, Karen E. Spilka and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to require child and parent involvement in permanency and placement planning. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.27  SD.345 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 27) of Thomas M. McGee, Paul J. Donato, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to foster care children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.35  SD.501 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 35) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Linda Dorcena Forry, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation regarding pathways to family economic self-sufficiency . Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.70  SD.288 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 70) of Eileen M. Donoghue, James Arciero, Michael J. Finn, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation to lessen the financial burden on small limited liability companies. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.80  SD.711 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 80) of Michael Barrett, Cleon H. Turner, Paul McMurtry, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.96  SD.1100 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 96) of James B. Eldridge, Robert M. Koczera, Kay Khan, Thomas P. Conroy and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the privacy of consumer financial information. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.128  SD.1008 By Ms. O'Connor Ives, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 128) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Karen E. Spilka and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation relative to unsolicited loans. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.135  HD.364 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 135) of James J. O'Day and others relative to housing and support services to unaccompanied homeless youth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.137  HD.727 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 137) of James J. O'Day and others relative to eligibility and appropriations for programs for persons with disabilities, including the "Turning 22" program, so-called. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.151  HD.1379 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 151) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to assist people with disabilities in realizing their rights and exercising their responsibilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.154  HD.2607 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 154) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. 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.155  SD.665 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 155) of James E. Timilty, Attorney General Martha Coakley, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate secondary metals dealing. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.156  HD.1184 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 156) of Thomas M. Stanley and others relative to funding health and human service programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.170  SD.385 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 170) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Stanley C. Rosenberg, Daniel A. Wolf, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to cultural district eligibility for the MassWorks infrastructure program. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.179  HD.2742 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 179) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to expand the sale of products by farmer breweries. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.199  SD.1405 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 199) of James T. Welch, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Karen E. Spilka and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to establish a special legislative commission on young professionals. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.203  SD.668 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 203) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jason M. Lewis, Bruce E. Tarr, Eileen M. Donoghue and other members of the General Court for legislation to involve youth in civic engagement. Education.
S.207  SD.1419 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 207) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Katherine M. Clark, Barry R. Finegold, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation to revive the Foundation Budget Review Commission. Education.
S.208  SD.1489 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 208) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Michael R. Knapik, Harriette L. Chandler, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to dropout prevention and recovery. Education.
S.246  SD.343 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 246) of Thomas M. McGee, Kay Khan, William N. Brownsberger, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to physical education in public schools. Education.
H.267  HD.999 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 267) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.282  SD.857 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 282) of James T. Welch, Michael J. Rodrigues, Carlos Henriquez, Colleen M. Garry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to CPR and AED certification for athletic coaches. Education.
S.288  SD.1653 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 288) of Harriette L. Chandler, Richard T. Moore, Bruce E. Tarr, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Commonwealth's nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.292  SD.887 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 292) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Christopher G. Fallon, Jason M. Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote equal choice a cost savings in health care. Elder Affairs.
S.293  SD.900 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 293) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jonathan Hecht, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the development of small house nursing homes in the Commonwealth. Elder Affairs.
S.297  SD.344 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 297) of Thomas M. McGee, William N. Brownsberger, Martha M. Walz, Paul Brodeur and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to reserving beds in nursing homes for residents during certain leaves of absence. Elder Affairs.
S.299  SD.1057 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 299) of Mark C. Montigny, William N. Brownsberger, James J. O'Day, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to assist families care for elders. Elder Affairs.
S.301  SD.1377 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 301) of Richard T. Moore, Mark C. Montigny, John V. Fernandes, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to reserving beds in nursing homes during certain leaves of absence. Elder Affairs.
H.302  HD.3337 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 302) of Chris Walsh and others relative to the sale of alcohol on Sundays. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.314  SD.1139 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 314) of Cynthia S. Creem, Kenneth I. Gordon, Kay Khan, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish election day registration. Election Laws.
H.321  HD.304 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Rosenberg, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 321) of Sarah K. Peake, Stanley C. Rosenberg and others relative to coordinating the availability of transit services to employees of existing and expanding businesses by the Massachusetts Office of Business Development. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.344  SD.1422 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 344) of William N. Brownsberger, Martha M. Walz, Lori A. Ehrlich, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a process to evaluate exposure to catastrophic flooding as a result of climate change. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.354  SD.998 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 354) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Katherine M. Clark, Michael Barrett, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to healthy families and businesses . Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.380  SD.769 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 380) of Michael O. Moore, Michael J. Rodrigues, Sal N. DiDomenico, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to food trusts. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.381  SD.1226 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 381) of Michael O. Moore, James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the enforcement of illegal hunting practices. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.394  HD.2594 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 394) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to include the history of working people and the labor movement in the United States in the public school curriculum. Education.
S.398  SD.1126 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 398) of Michael F. Rush, Martin J. Walsh, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to requiring recycling in state buildings. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.415  SD.843 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 415) of Stephen M. Brewer, Gloria L. Fox, Martha M. Walz, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure access to life-saving colorectal cancer and breast cancer screenings. Financial Services.
S.439  SD.825 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 439) of Barry R. Finegold and Karen E. Spilka for legislation relative to patient medication adherence. Financial Services.
H.443  HD.2039 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 443) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to suicide prevention training in schools. Education.
S.460  SD.1357 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 460) of Mark C. Montigny and Karen E. Spilka for legislation to establish accountability for managed care organizations. Financial Services.
S.477  SD.491 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 477) of Anthony W. Petruccelli and Karen E. Spilka for legislation relative to patient financial protection. Financial Services.
S.503  SD.373 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 503) of Katherine M. Clark, John V. Fernandes, Karen E. Spilka, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to transfer assests by MassHealth members. Health Care Financing.
H.511  HD.2261 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 511) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to increase the state reimbursements for special education costs. Education.
H.512  HD.2279 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 512) of Chris Walsh and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to mandated reports and data submissions required of local school districts . Education.
H.528  HD.1455 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 528) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to requiring the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to review state-mandated reporting requirements for school districts . Education.
S.584  SD.51 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 584) of Michael O. Moore, Michael R. Knapik, Cory Atkins, Karen E. Spilka and others for legislation relative to nursing school articulation between degree granting programs of state and community colleges of the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
H.584  HD.2574 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 584) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the reimbursement of local costs of special elections. Election Laws.
S.631  SD.62 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 631) of William N. Brownsberger, Ruth B. Balser, Patricia D. Jehlen, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation to decriminalize non-violent and verbal student misconduct. The Judiciary.
S.643  SD.568 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 643) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin B. Downing, Cynthia S. Creem, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal access to public places regardless of gender identity. The Judiciary.
S.656  SD.1613 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 656) of Katherine M. Clark, Paul Brodeur, Donald H. Wong, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect our communities. The Judiciary.
S.684  SD.1204 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 684) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to special juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.695  HD.3079 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 695) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to hydraulic fracturing wastewater. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.725  SD.598 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 725) of James B. Eldridge, Michael O. Moore, William N. Brownsberger, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to expunge the records of persons falsely accused and juveniles. The Judiciary.
S.741  SD.1690 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 741) of Robert L. Hedlund, Thomas M. Stanley, Martha M. Walz, John P. Fresolo and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent animal cruelty. The Judiciary.
S.843  SD.725 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 843) of Michael Barrett, Cleon H. Turner, Kenneth I. Gordon, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide fair chances for employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.858  SD.782 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 858) of James B. Eldridge, Benjamin B. Downing, Marc R. Pacheco, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish uniform wage compliance and recordkeeping. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.879  SD.773 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 879) of Marc R. Pacheco, Robert M. Koczera and Karen E. Spilka for legislation to establish the Massachusetts Service Alliance. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.890  SD.968 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 890) of Michael F. Rush, Karen E. Spilka and Thomas J. Calter for legislation relative to protections extended to lay teachers in parochial schools. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.900  SD.861 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 900) of Daniel A. Wolf, Patricia D. Jehlen, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish earned paid sick time. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.908  SD.777 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 908) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, William N. Brownsberger, Michael J. Rodrigues, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide services to adults with developmental disabilities. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.909  SD.781 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 909) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, William N. Brownsberger, Michael J. Rodrigues, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to services for individuals with autism spectrum disorder. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.916  HD.2601 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 916) of Sean Garballey and others relative to coverage standards for children under private insurance . Financial Services.
S.941  SD.588 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 941) of James B. Eldridge, Eileen M. Donoghue, Denise Andrews, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase recycling by landlords and tenants. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.946  SD.1099 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 946) of James B. Eldridge, Karen E. Spilka, Paul McMurtry, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.964  SD.1526 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 964) of Richard T. Moore, John V. Fernandes and Karen E. Spilka for legislation relative to promote transparency in municipal finance. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.984  HD.2669 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 984) of John W. Scibak and others relative to insurance coverage for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome. Financial Services.
S.987  SD.77 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 987) of Gale D. Candaras, Paul McMurtry, Christopher G. Fallon, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to permit spouses to to serve as paid caregivers. Public Health.
S.992  SD.103 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 992) of Harriette L. Chandler, John W. Scibak, Karen E. Spilka, Mark C. Montigny and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to adult dental restoration. Public Health.
S.1003  SD.231 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1003) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Daniel A. Wolf, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to workplace safety for social workers. Public Health.
S.1006  SD.824 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1006) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Karen E. Spilka and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to the notification breast abnormalties. Public Health.
S.1013  SD.805 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1013) of Barry R. Finegold, Attorney General Martha Coakley, Gale D. Candaras, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit clinical laboratory self-referrals. Public Health.
S.1032  SD.1767 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1032) of John F. Keenan, Martin J. Walsh, Mark C. Montigny, James M. Murphy and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the in-office sales of medical devices and products. Public Health.
H.1036  HD.1357 By Mr. Mahoney of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1036) of John J. Mahoney and others for legislation to make for-profit hospitals and hospitals that are part of for-profit hospitals eligible for annual grants awarded by the Health Policy Commission. Health Care Financing.
S.1087  SD.1011 By Ms. O'Connor Ives, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1087) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Karen E. Spilka and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation relative to patient notification. Public Health.
S.1107  SD.867 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1107) of Daniel A. Wolf, Sarah K. Peake, Cleon H. Turner, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the practice of acupuncture. Public Health.
S.1110  SD.1410 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1110) of Stephen M. Brewer, Todd M. Smola, Nicholas A. Boldyga, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to missing persons. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1126  SD.1619 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1126) of Cynthia S. Creem, William N. Brownsberger, Ruth B. Balser, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to firearms and firearms violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1189  SD.632 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1189) of James E. Timilty, Stephen L. DiNatale, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to police training. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1200  SD.929 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1200) of James T. Welch, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and Karen E. Spilka for legislation relative to zero tolerance for violence and aggression by adults at youth sporting events. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1214  SD.594 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1214) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Paul R. Heroux, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to age restrictions for veterans applying to be police officers and firefighters. Public Service.
H.1312  HD.768 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1312) of John V. Fernandes and Karen E. Spilka for legislation to establish a parent-child testimonial privilege. The Judiciary.
S.1324  SD.1164 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1324) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Martha M. Walz, Thomas P. Conroy, Barry R. Finegold and other members of the General Court for legislation to create an early educator earned income tax credit. Revenue.
H.1455  HD.3382 By Messrs. Lawn of Watertown and Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1455) of John J. Lawn, Jr., Thomas M. Stanley and others relative to the statute of limitations for certain sexual abuse crimes. The Judiciary.
S.1509  SD.1303 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1509) of Richard T. Moore, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Michael O. Moore, John V. Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the commission on government accountability, economy, and efficiency. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1510  SD.1304 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1510) of Richard T. Moore, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Michael O. Moore, Randy Hunt and other members of the General Court for legislation to established the Sunset Review Commission. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1514  SD.1416 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1514) of Richard T. Moore, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Michael O. Moore, John V. Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote American manufacturing. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1534  SD.1257 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1534) of Michael F. Rush, Mayor Thomas M. Menino, William N. Brownsberger, Carlo Basile and other members of the General Court for legislation to allow for municipal innovation through procurement reform. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1573  SD.844 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1573) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sean Garballey, Kay Khan, Daniel A. Wolf and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote energy efficient lighting, conserve energy, regulate outdoor night lighting, and reduce light pollution. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1575  SD.1279 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1575) of Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger, James B. Eldridge, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to community access to energy efficiency programs and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1579  SD.1174 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1579) of Benjamin B. Downing, William N. Brownsberger, Martha M. Walz, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to further promote electric vehicles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1588  SD.522 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1588) of Cynthia S. Creem, Benjamin B. Downing, Daniel A. Wolf, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to update the bottle bill . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1624  SD.293 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1624) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Daniel A. Wolf, Karen E. Spilka and Ann-Margaret Ferrante for legislation relative to cultural facilities grants. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.1671  HD.2256 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1671) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to include Framingham in the Worcester Division of the Housing Court Department. The Judiciary.
S.1742  SD.1399 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1742) of Richard T. Moore, Michael O. Moore, John V. Fernandes, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a service-disabled veteran-owned small business procurement program for state contracts and purchasing. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1745  HD.1596 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1745) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to prohibit prospective employer discrimination against persons who are or have been unemployed. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1749  SD.1564 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1749) of Michael F. Rush, Bruce E. Tarr, Linda Campbell, Martin J. Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the term "Gold Star" and for related purposes. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1750  SD.856 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by resolution, Senate, No. 1750) of Daniel A. Wolf, James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger, Michael Barrett and other members of the General Court for the adoption of resolutions to amend the federal budget. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1784  HD.467 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1784) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to proportional payments of the Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1791  HD.445 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1791) of Kay Khan and others relative to juvenile mental health and substance abuse. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1795  HD.1866 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1795) of Kay Khan and others relative to conducting a review of mental health and substance abuse services for families and children in the care of the Commonwealth. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1819  Text of amendment number (30) relative to real lives offered by Ms. Clark, Ms. Spilka, Ms. O'Connor Ives, Ms. Chang-Diaz and Mr. Joyce to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 3)
H.1853  HD.692 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1853) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1874  HD.1738 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1874) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others relative to the protection of puppies and kittens. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1880  SD.1896 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James B. Eldridge, Therese Murray, Bruce E. Tarr, Katherine M. Clark and other members of the Senate for legislation to improve drinking water and wastewater infrastructure. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.1914  SD.1898 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross, Linda Campbell and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animal welfare and safety. The Judiciary.
H.1950  HD.1657 By Messrs. Fernandes of Milford and Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1950) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to prohibiting clinical laboratory self-referrals. Public Health.
H.2029  HD.1307 By Ms. Malia of Boston and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2029) of Elizabeth A. Malia, John F. Keenan and others relative to the certification of alcohol-free and drug-free housing by the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.2047  HD.1397 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2047) of Sarah K. Peake and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender aging. Public Health.
H.2125  HD.1245 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2125) of Paul Brodeur and others for legislation to require training for police and correction officers interacting with persons with autism spectrum disorders. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2189  HD.1513 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2189) of Jeffrey N. Roy, Karen E. Spilka and Richard J. Ross for legislation to establish a regional public safety communications and dispatch center for the towns of Franklin, Norfolk, Plainville and Wrentham. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2281  SD.2106 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senatre, No. 2281) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jay Livingstone, Frank I. Smizik, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote public safety and to protect access to reproductive health care facilities. The Judiciary.
H.2459  HD.2111 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2459) of Chris Walsh and Karen E. Spilka relative to providing certain retirement benefits for MassDOT employees. Public Service.
H.2593  HD.2701 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2593) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to increase the tobacco excise tax, supplement the Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund and reduce youth tobacco consumption. Revenue.
H.2629  HD.686 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2629) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote sales tax fairness for small businesses. Revenue.
H.2882  HD.3192 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2882) of John W. Scibak and others for the annual proclamation by the Governor designating May 4th as PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day, to raise awareness of the occurrence of pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2931  HD.2926 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2931) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others that the clean energy technology center utilize state funds to develop and execute a pilot program to test innovative water technologies. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2988  HD.2210 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2988) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Public Utilities to promulgate rules and regulations relative to landscape management by transmission companies. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3119  HD.296 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Rosenberg, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3119) of Sarah K. Peake, Stanley Rosenberg and others for legislation to authorize regional transit authorities to establish enterprise funds. Transportation.
H.3183  HD.629 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3183) of James J. Dwyer and others for an investigation by a special commission relative to creating a state office of veterans business assistance. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3184  HD.2927 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3184) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to tuition and fee waivers for armed forces reserves. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3234  HD.3093 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3234) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish the Sudbury watershed advisory committee. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3242  HD.1154 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3242) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to providing protection from domestic violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3422  HD.1483 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3422) of Tom Sannicandro and others relative to the filing of vacancies of certain nominated candidates for public office. Election Laws.
H.3460  HD.3615 By Representative Cronin of Easton and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Claire D. Cronin, Thomas Kennedy and others relative to providing for home modifications and moving expenses for certain victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.3512  HD.3699 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3512) of Chris Walsh and others (by vote of the town) relative to the disposal of the property known as the Nobscot Chapel in the town of Framingham. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3639  HD.3836 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to prohibit the sale to minors of electronic devices used to deliver liquid nicotine vapor. Public Health.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.