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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Kenneth J. Donnelly Served 2009 - 2017 Democrat - Fourth Middlesex

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  Kenneth.Donnelly@masenate.gov

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Boston, MA, 02133
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Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
S.34  SD.1762 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 34) of Sal N. DiDomenico, James B. Eldridge, Jose F. Tosado, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to remove the welfare benefit cap for children conceived while a family is receiving assistance. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.81  SD.1609 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 81) of Harriette L. Chandler, Michael J. Barrett, Jose F. Tosado, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote housing and sustainable development. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.112  SD.1028 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 112) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Attorney General Maura Healey, Jennifer E. Benson, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a student tuition recovery fund. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.117  SD.354 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 117) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Provost, Sheila C. Harrington, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide municipal control of liquor licenses. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.120  SD.1103 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 120) of James B. Eldridge, Paul Brodeur, Denise Provost, Jay R. Kaufman and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to fairness in debt collection. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.129  SD.1229 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 129) of Eric P. Lesser, Julian Cyr, Jack Lewis, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a student loan bill of rights. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.223  SD.1905 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 223) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jack Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to modernize the foundation budget for the 21st century. Education.
S.234  SD.912 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 234) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Solomon Goldstein-Rose, Jack Lewis, Steven Ultrino and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student sex education. Education.
S.336  SD.977 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 336) of Harriette L. Chandler, John H. Rogers, Thomas M. McGee, Daniel M. Donahue and other members of the General Court for legislation to stabilize the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.352  SD.928 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 352) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Jose F. Tosado, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Mathew Muratore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home care workforce initiatives. Elder Affairs.
S.365  SD.98 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 365) of Michael J. Barrett, Denise Provost, Chris Walsh, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to restore financial transparency in presidential elections. Election Laws.
S.373  SD.1791 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 373) of Cynthia S. Creem, Carmine L. Gentile, Frank A. Moran, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to automatically registering eligible voters and enhancing safeguards against fraud. Election Laws.
S.375  SD.1784 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 375) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, Byron Rushing, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote political participation through voluntary contributions . Election Laws.
S.379  SD.476 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 379) of James B. Eldridge, Carmine L. Gentile, Jennifer E. Benson, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation for a United States constitutional amendment and amendments convention. Election Laws.
S.419  SD.389 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 419) of James B. Eldridge, Ruth B. Balser, Marjorie C. Decker, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the natural resources of the commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.436  SD.568 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 436) of Anne M. Gobi, Jay R. Kaufman, Jonathan Hecht, Barbara A. L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public space recycling. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.499  HD.819 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 499) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
S.499  SD.939 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 499) of Harriette L. Chandler, Robert M. Koczera, Jennifer E. Benson, Sarah K. Peake and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to women’s health and economic equity. Financial Services.
S.549  SD.1182 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 549) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Jennifer E. Benson, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to advance and expand access to telemedicine services. Financial Services.
S.582  SD.212 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 582) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Donald F. Humason, Jr., William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to limit retroactive denials of health insurance claims for mental health and substance abuse services. Financial Services.
S.591  SD.1174 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 591) of Karen E. Spilka, Jack Lewis, Diana DiZoglio, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect access to confidential healthcare. Financial Services.
S.612  SD.247 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 612) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Evandro C. Carvalho, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve public health through a common application for core food, health and safety-net programs. Health Care Financing.
S.619  SD.698 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 619) of James B. Eldridge, Carmine L. Gentile, Barbara A. L'Italien, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish Medicare for all in Massachusetts. Health Care Financing.
S.701  SD.149 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 701) of Michael O. Moore, Jose F. Tosado, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to break generational cycles of poverty. Higher Education.
S.754  SD.1167 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 754) of Michael J. Barrett, John W. Scibak, Barbara A. L'Italien, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation to safeguard the health care decisions of young adults. The Judiciary.
S.755  SD.1951 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 755) of Michael J. Barrett, Marjorie C. Decker, John W. Scibak, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to restrict fine time sentences. The Judiciary.
S.770  SD.622 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 770) of William N. Brownsberger, James B. Eldridge, Solomon Goldstein-Rose, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide community-based sentencing alternatives for primary caretakers of dependent children who have been convicted of non-violent crimes. The Judiciary.
S.777  SD.1389 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 777) of William N. Brownsberger, Michael J. Barrett, Marjorie C. Decker, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce the criminalization of poverty. The Judiciary.
S.787  SD.992 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 787) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jose F. Tosado, Jay R. Kaufman, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to freedom of speech and association. The Judiciary.
S.819  SD.500 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 819) of Cynthia S. Creem, Joseph A. Boncore, Denise Provost, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenses. The Judiciary.
S.907  SD.1086 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 907) of Mark C. Montigny, Patricia A. Haddad, Sal N. DiDomenico, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent human trafficking and sexual exploitation in bodyworks establishments. The Judiciary.
S.943  SD.1175 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 943) of Karen E. Spilka, Jay R. Kaufman, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
S.944  SD.1214 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 944) of Karen E. Spilka, Marjorie C. Decker, Carmine L. Gentile, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to sealing of juvenile records and expungement of court records. The Judiciary.
S.946  SD.1224 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 946) of Karen E. Spilka, Michael J. Barrett, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the geographical jurisdiction of the Housing Court Department. The Judiciary.
S.989  SD.993 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 989) of Harriette L. Chandler, Michael J. Barrett, Kenneth I. Gordon, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to an employee protection act. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.997  SD.48 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 997) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Attorney General Maura Healey, Robert M. Koczera, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to enhanced enforcement of civil penalties. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.999  SD.496 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 999) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael D. Brady, John H. Rogers and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1013  SD.768 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1013) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Diana DiZoglio, Frank I. Smizik, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing and harassment without regard to protected class status. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1019  SD.332 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1019) of John F. Keenan, Michael D. Brady, Michael O. Moore, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transparency in employee benefits reporting in private construction. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1022  SD.1218 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1022) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Barbara A. L'Italien, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish collective bargaining rights for TNC drivers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1023  SD.338 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1023) of Joan B. Lovely, Michelle M. DuBois, Eric P. Lesser, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Massachusetts pregnant workers fairness act. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1033  SD.239 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1033) of Marc R. Pacheco, Diana DiZoglio, Steven Ultrino, Jay R. Kaufman and other members of the General Court for legislation to further define standards of employee safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1048  SD.1768 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1048) of Karen E. Spilka, Jack Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a family and medical leave insurance program. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1056  SD.1242 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1056) of James E. Timilty, Kenneth J. Donnelly and Marjorie C. Decker for legislation to provide for the retention of retail workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1081  SD.1775 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1081) of William N. Brownsberger, Julian Cyr, James B. Eldridge, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize public health workers to pursue new measures to reduce harm and stigma for people affected by substance use disorder. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1103  SD.1921 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1103) of John F. Keenan, James M. Cantwell, Elizabeth A. Malia, Eric P. Lesser and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide access to full spectrum addiction treatment services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1108  SD.669 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1108) of Joan B. Lovely, William N. Brownsberger, Michael D. Brady, Kenneth J. Donnelly and others for legislation relative to expanding access and safety of mental health services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1225  SD.744 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1225) of Barbara A. L'Italien, William N. Brownsberger, Patricia D. Jehlen, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to end of life options. Public Health.
S.1273  SD.1465 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1273) of James E. Timilty, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis, Barbara A. L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation to require protection for the continuous skilled care of fragile children in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
S.1279  SD.1904 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1279) of Michael J. Barrett, James B. Eldridge, Antonio F. D. Cabral, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect inmate safety and the expenditure of state funds. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1296  SD.797 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1296) of Cynthia S. Creem, Ruth B. Balser, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote humane conditions of confinement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1305  SD.1596 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1305) of James B. Eldridge, Juana Matias, Jack Lewis, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the civil rights and safety of all Massachusetts residents. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1426  SD.25 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1426) of Jason M. Lewis, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jay R. Kaufman, Daniel J. Ryan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to collective bargaining rights for employees of CPCS. Public Service.
S.1442  SD.681 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1442) of Marc R. Pacheco, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sal N. DiDomenico, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to protecting the rights of custodial and other non-teaching employees of school districts. Public Service.
S.1474  SD.668 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1474) of James E. Timilty, Frank A. Moran, Thomas M. McGee, Barbara A. L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to group insurance costs for certain public retirees. Public Service.
S.1480  SD.870 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1480) of James E. Timilty, Kenneth J. Donnelly and Paul Tucker for legislation relative to pension forfeiture. Public Service.
S.1504  SD.588 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1504) of Cynthia S. Creem, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Jason M. Lewis, Paul A. Schmid, III and other members of the General Court for legislation to sustain community preservation revenue. Revenue.
S.1521  SD.1639 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1521) of James B. Eldridge, Jay R. Kaufman, Jack Lewis, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the earned income credit for healthier families. Revenue.
S.1549  SD.861 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1549) of Eric P. Lesser, Jason M. Lewis, Kenneth J. Donnelly and James B. Eldridge for legislation to ensure the efficacy of corporate tax expenditures. Revenue.
S.1681  SD.651 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1681) of William N. Brownsberger, Jay R. Kaufman, Jack Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the collection, accuracy and public availability of arrest data. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1821  SD.1021 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1821) of Michael J. Barrett, Frank I. Smizik, Carmine L. Gentile, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to combat climate change. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1838  SD.244 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1838) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Kenneth J. Donnelly, James B. Eldridge, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure the safety of residents, first responders, and gas workers. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1846  SD.1632 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1846) of James B. Eldridge, Paul W. Mark, Carmine L. Gentile, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to solar power and the green economy. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1847  SD.1727 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1847) of James B. Eldridge, Stephen Kulik, Frank I. Smizik, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify the authority and responsibilities of the department of public utilities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1849  SD.1932 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1849) of James B. Eldridge, Sean Garballey, Carmine L. Gentile, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to transition Massachusetts to 100 percent renewable energy. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1866  SD.465 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1866) of Michael O. Moore, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Thomas M. McGee, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transparency in private utility construction contracts. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1871  SD.1365 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1871) of Marc R. Pacheco, Daniel M. Donahue, Michael F. Rush, Thomas J. Calter and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to net metering. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1876  SD.1372 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1876) of Marc R. Pacheco, John W. Scibak, Michael D. Brady, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to enhancing RPS standards. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1881  SD.732 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1881) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Kenneth J. Donnelly, Barbara A. L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to energy efficiency improvements. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1905  SD.1545 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1905) of William N. Brownsberger, Jonathan Hecht, David M. Rogers, Gailanne M. Cariddi and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce traffic fatalities. Transportation.
S.2052  SD.2112 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Ryan C. Fattman, Richard J. Ross, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation to fairly fund early voting. Election Laws.
H.3484  HD.2350 By Mr. Connolly of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3484) of Mike Connolly and others relative to limiting campaign contributions from outside the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.