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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Linda Dorcena Forry Served 2013 - 2018 Democrat - First Suffolk

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H.51  HD.2425 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 51) of Daniel Cullinane and Linda Dorcena Forry for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Vickie Myers, an employee of the Department of Correction. Public Service.
S.64  SD.1874 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 64) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Mary S. Keefe, Christine P. Barber, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity. The Judiciary.
S.67  SD.1220 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 67) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Daniel J. Ryan, Benjamin Swan, Daniel J. Hunt and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to special education evaluation and referral. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.69  SD.1363 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 69) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Aaron Vega, Jay D. Livingstone, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a health incentives program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.70  HD.1595 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 70) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to spouses under the definition of family members serving as paid caregivers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.70  SD.989 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 70) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Jennifer E. Benson, Sean Garballey and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote asset development in transitional assistance programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.71  SD.1001 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 71) of James B. Eldridge, Jay R. Kaufman, Aaron Vega, Peter V. Kocot and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote restorative justice practices. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.81  SD.1728 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 81) of John F. Keenan, Tom Sannicandro, Thomas J. Calter, Elizabeth A. Malia and other members of the General Court for legislation to the protect persons with a disability. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.82  HD.3091 By Representatives Fox of Boston and Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 82) of Gloria L. Fox and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to gender responsive programming for juvenile justice system involved girls. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.98  HD.1446 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 98) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish a home visiting program to provide culturally sensitive services to eligible parents, infants and children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.107  SD.95 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 107) of Daniel A. Wolf, Chris Walsh, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote employment. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.112  HD.2477 By Representative O’Day of West Boylston and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 112) of James J. O’Day, Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to protecting Department of Children and Families social workers’ home addresses. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.119  HD.231 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 119) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to develop housing plans for families with minor children that are being evicted from publicly subsidized housing. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.143  HD.3421 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 143) of Nick Collins and Linda Dorcena Forry relative to the use of certain dormant properties in historic landmark districts. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.175  SD.1136 By Ms. O'Connor Ives, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 175) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Linda Dorcena Forry, Diana DiZoglio and Chris Walsh for legislation relative to unsolicited loans. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.213  HD.3022 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 213) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to limit fees charged by cashers of checks, drafts or money orders. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.232  HD.679 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 232) of Aaron Michlewitz and others relative to fines for alcoholic beverage license violations. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.245  HD.1785 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 245) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.246  SD.434 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 246) of William N. Brownsberger, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Daniel J. Hunt, Daniel J. Ryan and others for legislation relative to school transportation parity. Education.
S.251  SD.400 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 251) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Linda Dorcena Forry, Mary S. Keefe, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to dropout prevention and recovery. Education.
S.253  SD.1779 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 253) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Daniel A. Wolf, Benjamin B. Downing, Kevin G. Honan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to universal pre-kindergarten access. Education.
S.260  SD.574 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 260) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Benjamin Swan, Linda Dorcena Forry, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the educational outcomes of expectant and parenting students. Education.
S.261  SD.580 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 261) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Edward F. Coppinger, Thomas J. Calter, Timothy R. Madden and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve literacy skills. Education.
S.262  SD.743 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 262) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to language opportunity for our kids. Education.
S.263  SD.1239 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 263) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Daniel J. Ryan, Daniel J. Hunt, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote a coordinated public school focus on students with disabilities. Education.
S.264  SD.1247 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 264) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Daniel J. Ryan, Benjamin Swan, Jay D. Livingstone and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to special education funding. Education.
S.265  SD.1362 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 265) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, Paul R. Heroux, Stephen Kulik and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student sex education. Education.
S.279  SD.987 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 279) of James B. Eldridge, Chris Walsh, Denise Provost, Aaron Vega and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to financial literacy in schools. Education.
S.284  SD.808 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 284) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Brian A. Joyce, Michael O. Moore, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to preventing adolescent substance abuse by expanding SBIRT. Education.
S.352  SD.1441 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 352) of Harriette L. Chandler, Michael F. Rush, Brian A. Joyce, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to stabilize the commonwealth’s nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.360  SD.1308 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 360) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Michael O. Moore, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Angelo M. Scaccia and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to training of elder services workers in dementia and Alzheimer’s. Elder Affairs.
H.367  HD.3126 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 367) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to requiring mandatory physical education for all students in grades K-12. Education.
S.367  SD.148 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 367) of Michael F. Rush, Stephen L. DiNatale, Josh S. Cutler, Dennis A. Rosa and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the adopt a senior program. Elder Affairs.
S.370  SD.831 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 370) of James T. Welch, Mary S. Keefe, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Daniel A. Wolf and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen the Massachusetts home care program. Elder Affairs.
H.423  HD.2704 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 423) of Kay Khan and others relative to enhancing the educational opportunities for expectant and parenting students. Education.
S.439  SD.466 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 439) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Lori A. Ehrlich, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure continued humane animal care and protect family farms in Massachusetts. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.443  HD.677 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 443) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to support schools and communities in increasing opportunities for physical activity. 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.
H.475  HD.1459 By Mr. Ryan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 475) of Daniel J. Ryan and others for legislation to provide students transportation to charter schools. Education.
H.498  HD.2211 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 498) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to provide the highest quality education through access of innovative and research-based language education instructional programs. Education.
H.515  HD.1588 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 515) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to increase the personal care allowance of residents of long-term care facilities. Elder Affairs.
H.516  HD.2975 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 516) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to training of elder services workers in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Elder Affairs.
H.517  HD.3401 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 517) of Tackey Chan and others relative to mandated reporting of elder abuse. Elder Affairs.
H.520  HD.2456 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 520) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., and others relative to stabilizing the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.557  SD.1021 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 557) of Karen E. Spilka, David Paul Linsky, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect access to confidential healthcare. Financial Services.
S.570  SD.1453 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 570) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Barbara L'Italien, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to continue care for families enrolled in MassHealth. Health Care Financing.
S.585  SD.408 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 585) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Stephen L. DiNatale, Angelo M. Scaccia, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide equitable access to behavorial health for MassHealth consumers. Health Care Financing.
S.606  SD.656 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 606) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Denise Provost, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to keep people healthy by removing barriers to cost-effective care. Health Care Financing.
S.608  SD.1223 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 608) of Jason M. Lewis, Benjamin Swan, Linda Dorcena Forry, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the Commonwealth. Health Care Financing.
S.628  SD.252 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 628) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Linda Dorcena Forry, James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect health care reform funding. Health Care Financing.
H.643  HD.3541 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 643) of Nick Collins and Linda Dorcena Forry for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to green space and open space in the city of Boston. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.646  SD.42 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 646) of Daniel A. Wolf, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility. Health Care Financing.
S.655  SD.1313 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 655) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Daniel J. Ryan, Byron Rushing, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a commission to study the feasibility of creating and funding a universal children's savings account. Higher Education.
S.658  SD.1240 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 658) of Eileen M. Donoghue, James B. Eldridge, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for an investigation and study into expanding targeted student loan forgiveness programs. Higher Education.
S.672  SD.1487 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 672) of Barbara L'Italien, Angelo M. Scaccia, Michael O. Moore, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to create higher education opportunities for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Higher Education.
S.676  SD.435 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 676) of Michael O. Moore, Jose F. Tosado, Chris Walsh, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a transitional aid to families with dependent children career pathways trust fund. Higher Education.
S.679  SD.1641 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 679) of Michael O. Moore, Linda Dorcena Forry, Tom Sannicandro, Daniel M. Donahue and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to sexual violence on higher education campuses. Higher Education.
S.690  SD.1215 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 690) of Harriette L. Chandler, Frank I. Smizik, Benjamin Swan, Cynthia S. Creem and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing. Housing.
H.697  HD.1852 By Representative Kaufman of Lexington and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 697) of Jay R. Kaufman, Kenneth J. Donnelly and others that the Department of Environmental Protection be notified by manufacturers of products containing toxic chemicals. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.723  SD.39 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 723) of Daniel A. Wolf, Timothy R. Madden, Jay D. Livingstone, Michelle M. DuBois and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to compliance of condominium associations. Housing.
S.736  SD.1885 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 736) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Chris Walsh, Jay R. Kaufman, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to traffic and pedestrian stop data. The Judiciary.
S.740  SD.61 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 740) of Cynthia S. Creem, William N. Brownsberger, Daniel J. Ryan, Evandro C. Carvalho and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to special juveniles. The Judiciary.
S.786  SD.1770 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 786) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jason M. Lewis, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.789  HD.826 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Lewis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 789) of Ruth B. Balser, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to require coverage for community and home-based behavioral health care services for certain children and adolescents with mental health disorders. Financial Services.
S.797  SD.1261 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 797) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Daniel J. Hunt, Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr., Daniel J. Ryan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to asset forfeiture. The Judiciary.
S.802  SD.1491 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 802) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Tom Sannicandro, Sean Garballey, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform pretrial process. The Judiciary.
S.807  SD.920 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 807) of James B. Eldridge, Timothy R. Madden, Peter V. Kocot, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent unnecessary vacancies in foreclosed homes. The Judiciary.
H.818  HD.2810 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 818) of Nick Collins and others for legislation to further regulate the canceling of insurance coverage for non-payment of premiums. 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.
S.900  SD.968 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 900) of Karen E. Spilka, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Josh S. Cutler, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to expungement of criminal or juvenile records for individuals who committed offenses as children or young adults. The Judiciary.
S.958  SD.1250 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 958) of Harriette L. Chandler, Michael J. Barrett, Ruth B. Balser, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to an employee protection act. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.959  SD.156 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 959) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin Swan, David M. Rogers, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to econmically stabilize displaced service workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.960  SD.1060 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 960) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, James B. Eldridge and Linda Dorcena Forry for legislation to ensure uniformity in education discrimination complaint procedures. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.966  SD.673 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 966) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Chris Walsh, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.967  HD.1670 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 967) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation relative to the establishment of a Medicaid and health care reform Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) trust fund. Health Care Financing.
S.968  SD.1551 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 968) of Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger, Linda Dorcena Forry and Barbara L'Italien for legislation relative to fairness in worker’s compensation disfigurement benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.983  SD.1423 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 983) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Karen E. Spilka, Harriette L. Chandler, Jay D. Livingstone and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish pay equity. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.988  HD.667 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 988) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility. Health Care Financing.
H.1001  HD.3290 By Mr. Hunt of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1001) of Daniel J. Hunt and Linda Dorcena Forry for legislation to require MassHealth and Medicaid managed care organizations to pay for certain services rendered to patients required to wait in hospital emergency rooms while awaiting placement in behavioral health beds. Health Care Financing.
S.1008  SD.1853 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1008) of Karen E. Spilka, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1036  HD.779 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1036) of Ellen Story and others relative to continuity of care for families enrolled in MassHealth. Health Care Financing.
H.1041  HD.3220 By Representatives Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1041) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Daniel M. Donahue and others for legislation to institute programs to respond to sexual violence on higher education campuses. Higher Education.
S.1057  SD.431 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1057) of William N. Brownsberger, Nick Collins, Daniel Cullinane, Russell E. Holmes and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to local disability commission expansion. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1063  HD.2182 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1063) of Byron Rushing and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the feasibility of creating and funding a universal children’s college savings account. Higher Education.
H.1064  HD.840 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator L’Italien, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1064) of Tom Sannicandro and others relative to creating higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities. Higher Education.
H.1066  HD.1153 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1066) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to create a transitional aid to families with dependent children career pathways trust fund. Higher Education.
H.1068  HD.3165 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1068) of Tom Sannicandro, Michael Moore and others relative to strengthening and expanding affordable, quality higher education opportunities for residents of the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
S.1072  SD.902 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1072) of James B. Eldridge, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Jason M. Lewis, Susan Williams Gifford and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect abandoned animals in vacant properties. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1087  HD.2813 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1087) of Nick Collins and others relative to establishing an advisory commission (including members of the General Court) to study the best practices and safety protocols of state subsidized senior and non-elderly disabled housing. Housing.
S.1100  SD.867 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1100) of Anthony W. Petruccelli, Daniel J. Ryan, Linda Dorcena Forry and Michael F. Rush for legislation to provide for a workforce housing financial plan. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1103  SD.974 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1103) of Karen E. Spilka, Timothy R. Madden, Josh S. Cutler, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animals during pet sales. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1111  HD.3173 By Representative Honan of Boston and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1111) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to establish a small-scale housing development demonstration program within the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development. Housing.
S.1116  SD.307 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1116) of William N. Brownsberger, Sarah K. Peake, Chris Walsh, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish civil and criminal penalties for the female genital mutilation of minors. Public Health.
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.1128  SD.1889 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1128) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jeffrey Sánchez, James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase access to immunizations. Public Health.
H.1129  HD.691 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1129) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a homeless persons bill of rights. Housing.
S.1139  SD.784 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1139) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jay R. Kaufman, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Stephen Kulik and other members of the General Court for legislations relative to the disclosure of toxic chemicals in children’s products. Public Health.
S.1149  SD.680 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1149) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Claire D. Cronin, Kimberly N. Ferguson, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the closing of hospital essential services. Public Health.
S.1196  SD.462 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1196) of Michael O. Moore, Timothy R. Whelan, Chris Walsh, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Massachusetts Alzheimers Project. Public Health.
S.1206  SD.235 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1206) of Marc R. Pacheco, James J. O'Day, Chris Walsh, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to patient safety. Public Health.
S.1207  SD.311 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1207) of Marc R. Pacheco, William M. Straus, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation to remove the restrictions on the licenses of nurse practitioners and certified registered nurse anesthetists as recommended by the Institute of Medicine and the Federal Trade Commission. Public Health.
S.1217  SD.213 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1217) of Michael F. Rush, Michael O. Moore, Paul McMurtry, Michael J. Finn and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the safety of Alzheimer's disease patients. Public Health.
H.1227  HD.3015 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1227) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to the process for the investigation of officer-involved deaths. The Judiciary.
H.1228  HD.3204 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1228) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others for legislation to clarify the responsibility of law enforcement agencies to enforce federal immigration law. The Judiciary.
H.1241  HD.2927 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1241) of Nick Collins and others for legislation to require property owners to pay the costs of relocation assistance for tenants ordered to vacate due to violations of the sanitary code. The Judiciary.
H.1242  HD.3234 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1242) of Nick Collins, Linda Dorcena Forry and Brian M. Ashe relative to the punishment for deaths caused as the result of the injection, inhalation or ingestion of drugs. The Judiciary.
H.1249  HD.2401 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1249) of Daniel Cullinane and others relative to criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
S.1258  SD.1698 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1258) of James B. Eldridge, Byron Rushing, Peter V. Kocot, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to restore community trust in Massachusetts law enforcement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1297  HD.3119 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1297) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to permit the purging of juveniles delinquency records. The Judiciary.
H.1298  HD.3133 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1298) of Gloria L. Fox, Chris Walsh and Linda Dorcena Forry relative to funeral visitation for inmates. The Judiciary.
H.1301  HD.3148 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1301) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to discrimination protections for survivors of domestic violence in fair housing opportunities. The Judiciary.
H.1314  HD.669 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1314) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to child victim confidentiality. 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.
H.1360  HD.143 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1360) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to the registration of sex offenders moving into the Commonwealth from another state. The Judiciary.
H.1369  HD.238 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1369) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to the reporting of recidivism reducing program outcomes by the Department of Correction. The Judiciary.
H.1418  HD.517 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1418) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to petitions to the Juvenile Court or Probate Court on behalf of certain special juveniles. The Judiciary.
S.1429  SD.689 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1429) of Michael F. Rush, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Paul McMurtry, Daniel J. Ryan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to surviving family of emergency medical technicians. Public Service.
H.1429  HD.3425 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1429) of Mary S. Keefe and others for legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity by enhancing the enforcement and penalties for violations of the controlled substances laws. The Judiciary.
H.1432  HD.1840 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1432) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish an interagency child abuse and neglect prevention task force. The Judiciary.
H.1433  HD.2809 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1433) of Kay Khan and others relative to the expungement of criminal records of juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.1434  HD.3032 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1434) of Kay Khan and others relative to providing written health education information to incarcerated women by correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
S.1458  SD.352 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1458) of Cynthia S. Creem, Martin J. Walsh, William N. Brownsberger, Daniel J. Hunt and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the earned income tax credit for working families. Revenue.
S.1459  SD.670 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1459) of Cynthia S. Creem, Stephen Kulik, Cory Atkins, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to sustain community preservation revenue. Revenue.
S.1468  SD.1202 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1468) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Thomas A. Golden, Jr., Paul W. Mark, Aaron Vega and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to building real incentives for college savings. Revenue.
S.1470  SD.1402 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1470) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Harriette L. Chandler, Robert M. Koczera, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to access to capital for business growth in economically distressed communities. Revenue.
S.1477  SD.1110 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1477) of James B. Eldridge, Chris Walsh, Denise Provost, Peter V. Kocot and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the earned income credit for working families. Revenue.
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.
S.1555  SD.159 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1555) of Michael F. Rush, Stephen L. DiNatale, Dennis A. Rosa, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home modifications for seniors. Revenue.
H.1575  HD.1969 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1575) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to improve the collection and analysis of data relative to traffic stops. The Judiciary.
H.1578  HD.1716 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1578) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to assault and battery upon public employees. 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.
S.1617  SD.1014 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1617) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin Swan, Linda Dorcena Forry, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equity in public contracting in honor of Bruce C. Bolling. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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.
S.1678  SD.1713 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1678) of Jason M. Lewis, Linda Dorcena Forry and Denise Provost for legislation to establish a special commission to consider an appropriate tribute to Nelson Mandela in the City of Boston. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1682  SD.367 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1682) of Thomas M. McGee, Ruth B. Balser, Jay D. Livingstone, Aaron Vega and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Congo conflict minerals. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1698  HD.1301 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1698) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to employment and job training. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1707  HD.1922 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1707) of Sean Garballey and others relative to benefits for permanent functional loss and disfigurement under the workers’ compensation law. Labor and Workforce Development.
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.
S.1717  SD.409 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1717) of Michael F. Rush, Stephen L. DiNatale, Josh S. Cutler, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the observance of a Gold Star Wives Day and a Gold Star Mothers and Families Day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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.1720  HD.3309 By Mr. Hunt of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1720) of Daniel J. Hunt and others for legislation to require certain notices prior to plant closings or layoffs. 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.
H.1748  HD.1833 By Representatives Michlewitz of Boston and Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1748) of Aaron Michlewitz, Kate Hogan and others for legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1753  SD.729 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1753) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Benjamin Swan, Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr., James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to affordable housing energy efficiency. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1756  HD.2433 By Representative O’Day of West Boylston and Senator Pacheco, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1756) of James J. O’Day, Marc R. Pacheco and others for legislation to further define standards of employee safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1768  SD.1378 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1768) of James B. Eldridge, Peter V. Kocot, Lori A. Ehrlich, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to protecting consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1769  HD.736 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1769) of Ellen Story, Joan B. Lovely and others for legislation to require employers to provide reasonable accommodations for pregnancy, childbirth or related conditions for employees or prospective employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1794  HD.1026 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1794) of Kay Khan and others relative to further regulating emergency restraint and hospitalization of persons posing a risk of serious harm by reason of mental illness. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1796  HD.1839 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1796) of Kay Khan and others relative to preventing adolescent substance abuse through the use of public and private school screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment techniques. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1797  HD.1972 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1797) of Kay Khan and others relative to the civil commitment of women for alcoholism and substance abuse at the Framingham Correctional Institution. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1798  HD.2108 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1798) of Kay Khan and others relative to juvenile mental health and substance abuse. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1806  HD.1419 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1806) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to expand substance abuse treatment options for non-violent drug offenders. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1809  HD.1425 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1809) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to direct the Division of Medical Assistance to provide coverage for the treatment of opioid dependence. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1812  SD.1665 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1812) of Harriette L. Chandler, Elizabeth A. Malia, James B. Eldridge, Tom Sannicandro and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to motor vehicle license suspension. Transportation.
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.1906  SD.132 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by resolution, Senate, No. 1906) of Jason M. Lewis, Michael J. Barrett, Patricia D. Jehlen, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for the adoption of resolutions to amend the federal budget. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1911  HD.2972 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1911) of Nick Collins and others for legislation to establish a state health service corps within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services to ensure the quality, affordability and access to primary and preventive health care throughout the Commonwealth. Public Health.
S.1911  SD.94 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1911) of Michael F. Rush, Jennifer E. Benson, Paul McMurtry, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the term "Gold Star" and for related purposes. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1914  SD.679 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1914) of Michael F. Rush, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Daniel J. Hunt, Daniel J. Ryan and other members of the General Court for legislation to update veterans’ burial expenses. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1935  HD.3241 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1935) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the electronic prescribing of opiates and other controlled substances. Public Health.
H.1944  HD.3129 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1944) of Gloria L. Fox and Linda Dorcena Forry relative to patient access to health care services. Public Health.
H.1946  HD.3164 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1946) of Gloria L. Fox, Chris Walsh and Linda Dorcena Forry for legislation to establish a statewide program to promote the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of type 2 diabetes. Public Health.
S.1946  Text of the amendment (199) (offered by Messrs. Tarr, McGee, Hedlund, Ross, Humason, deMacedo and Fattman, Mrs. L'Italien, Mr. Montigny, Ms. O'Connor Ives, Mr. Donnelly, Ms. Lovely, Mr. Moore, Ms. Donoghue, Mr. Brownsberger, Ms. Forry, Messrs. Barrett, Keenan and Pacheco) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 3) to the House Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2016 for the maintenance of the departments, boards, commissions, institutions and certain activities of the Commonwealth, for interest, sinking fund and serial bond requirements and for certain permanent improvements
H.1947  HD.3177 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1947) of Gloria L. Fox, Chris Walsh and Linda Dorcena Forry that the Department of Public Health be directed to establish a lupus erythematosus registry. 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.2048  HD.1906 By Messrs. Sánchez of Boston and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2048) of Jeffrey Sánchez, Byron Rushing and others for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. Public Health.
H.2049  HD.1910 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2049) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to the impact of lead exposure on children. Public Health.
H.2051  HD.3487 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2051) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to increase access to vaccines. Public Health.
H.2057  HD.352 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2057) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to establish an Alzheimer’s project in the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Public Health.
S.2059  Text of the Senate amendment (Senator Chang-Diaz) to the House Bill establishing a State Workforce Development Board (House, No. 3772).
H.2062  HD.594 By Representative Scibak of South Hadley and Senator Chandler, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2062) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the restoration of oral health benefits for MassHealth recipients. Public Health.
H.2067  HD.2743 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2067) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products. Public Health.
H.2106  HD.3024 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2106) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to publishing uniform use of deadly force guidelines. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2110  HD.2766 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2110) of Nick Collins and others relative to the installation of approved smoke detectors in certain residential buildings and structures. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2111  HD.3482 By Representative Collins of Boston and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2111) of Nick Collins, Kenneth J. Donnelly and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to cutting, welding and hot work processes regulated by the State Fire Code. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2146  SD.2467 Resolutions MEMORIALIZING THE UNITED STATES SENATE TO SWIFTLY AND DILIGENTLY FULFILL ITS CONSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITY TO CONSIDER THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES’ NOMINEE TO THE SUPREME COURT
H.2173  HD.1621 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2173) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the prevention of gun violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2198  Resolutions (filed by Ms. Chandler, Messrs. Tarr, Rosenberg, Brady, Barrett, and Brownsberger, Ms. Chang-Diaz and Creem, Messrs. deMacedo, DiDomenico and Donnelly, Ms. Donoghue, Messrs. Downing, Eldridge and Fattman, Ms. Flanagan, Forry and Gobi, Mr. Humason, Ms. Jehlen, Messrs. Joyce, Keenan and Lesser, Ms. L'Italien and Lovely, Messrs. McGee, Montigny and Moore, Ms. O'Connor Ives, Messrs. Rodrigues and Ross, Ms. Spilka, Messrs. Timilty, Welch and Wolf) “congratulating Senator Marc R. Pacheco on being conferred the Grand Decoration of Honour in Gold with Star for services to the Republic of Austria.”
H.2339  HD.3286 By Mr. Hunt of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2339) of Daniel J. Hunt and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Boston be authorized to use retired Boston police officers for certain details in said city. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2398  HD.1485 By Mr. Ryan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2398) of Daniel J. Ryan and others relative to survivor benefits of emergency medical technicians. Public Service.
S.2403  Senate, Thursday, June 30, 2016 -- Text of amendment (61) (offered by Senator Eldridge) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 2372) to the House Bill to promote energy diversity.
S.2441  Senate, July 14, 2016 – Text of amendment (201) (offered by Senator Lesser) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 2423) to the House Bill relative to job creation, workforce development and infrastructure investment.
H.2471  HD.2653 By Messrs. Collins of Boston and McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2471) of Nick Collins, Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to establish a live theater tax credit program. Revenue.
H.2479  HD.1533 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2479) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the earned income credit for working families. Revenue.
S.2490  Senate, May 24, 2016 – Text of amendment (120) (offered by Senator Chang-Diaz) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 4) to the House Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2017 for the maintenance of the departments, boards, commissions, institutions and certain activities of the Commonwealth, for interest, sinking fund and serial bond requirements and for certain permanent improvements.
H.2541  HD.3083 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2541) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to implement workforce housing special tax assessment plans in cities and towns. 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.2756  HD.1880 By Mr. Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2756) of Russell E. Holmes and others for legislation to facilitate the disposition of surplus property for the development of affordable and workforce housing. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2757  HD.1908 By Mr. Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2757) of Russell E. Holmes and others relative to the fair participation of minority and women-owned businesses on public construction projects. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2768  HD.2756 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2768) of Louis L. Kafka and others for legislation to designate October 18 as inflammatory breast cancer awareness day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2793  HD.3449 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2793) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to designate June sixteenth as domestic workers’ rights day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2811  HD.540 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2811) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to establish a permanent office of access and opportunity within the Executive Office for Administration and Finance. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2854  HD.3010 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2854) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to providing matching grants for funding gigabit-speed networks and for the evaluation of consumer focused municipal broadband service offerings. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2859  HD.866 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2859) of Edward F. Coppinger and others relative to installation of electrical sub-meters. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2870  HD.1173 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2870) of Lori A. Ehrlich, James B. Eldridge and others relative to protecting consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2871  HD.1505 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2871) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to gas leak repairs during road projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2899  HD.2545 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2899) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to establish a home heating commission. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2925  HD.3463 By Messrs. Moran of Boston and Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2925) of Byron Rushing and others for the establishment of a Massachusetts 2024 commission on the Summer Olympic Games. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2929  HD.3398 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2929) of Byron Rushing and others for an investigation by a special commission relative to the viability of designating a space or facility in the city of Boston commemorating the visit of Nelson Mandela. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2963  HD.2868 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2963) of Nick Collins and others that the Registrar of Motor Vehicles be authorized to issue distinctive motor vehicle registration plates honoring Massachusetts Fallen Heroes. Transportation.
H.3014  HD.1895 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3014) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to authorize the installation and operation of digital video violation detection monitoring systems to detect drivers failing to stop for school buses. Transportation.
H.3025  HD.3131 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3025) of Louis L. Kafka and others for an investigation by a special task force relative to identifying existing structural or policy-based impediments to delivering a more comprehensive and efficient transportation system for the senior, disabled, and veteran populations. Transportation.
H.3038  HD.1406 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3038) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to establish reasonable and proper speed limits inside urban districts on public ways. 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.3049  HD.3452 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3049) of Michael J. Moran and others relative to exempting certain public school buses from toll collection. Transportation.
H.3207  HD.3018 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3207) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others for legislation to provide interpreter services for certain ethnic populations. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.3208  HD.187 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by order, House, No. 3208) of Kay Khan, Ellen Story and others for the appointment of a special committee of the House for the purpose of making an investigation and study of the children of incarcerated mothers in the Commonwealth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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.3276  HD.3020 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3276) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to making an appropriation for the Executive Office of Public Safety for the protection of victims and witnesses of domestic violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3321  HD.674 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3321) of Aaron Michlewitz and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to decennial division of wards and precincts in the city of Boston. Election Laws.
H.3404  HD.2382 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3404) of Daniel Cullinane and others for legislation to establish a registry for home care workers. Elder Affairs.
H.3436  HD.2397 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3436) of Daniel Cullinane and others for legislation to establish a regional lockup facility in Suffolk County. The Judiciary.
H.3475  HD.2396 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3475) of Daniel Cullinane and others relative to fire protection systems for new buildings and structures. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3476  HD.2400 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3476) of Daniel Cullinane and others for legislation to further regulate the sale of imitation firearms in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3480  HD.2887 By Mr. Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3480) of Carmine L. Gentile and others for legislation to establish an independent police conduct review board. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3500  HD.2395 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3500) of Daniel Cullinane and others relative to unpaid property taxes on property deemed unfit for human habitation by a local inspector. Revenue.
H.3508  HD.3384 By Mr. Hunt of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3508) of Daniel J. Hunt and Linda Dorcena Forry for legislation to provide tax incentives for the removal of billboards deemed to have a detrimental effect on open space. Revenue.
H.3516  HD.3333 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3516) of Nick Collins and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3517  HD.2403 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3517) of Daniel Cullinane and others for legislation to prohibit the evaluation of contractors with the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance prior to completion of the project. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3763  HD.4140 By Mr. Hunt of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3763) of Daniel J. Hunt and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Boston be authorized to appoint Robert J. Butts, III a police officer in said city, notwithstanding the maximum age requirement. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3898  HD.4211 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James M. Cantwell and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study behavioral health promotion and upstream prevention. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.3913  HD.4344 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Nick Collins and Linda Dorcena Forry for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Elizabeth Missett Browning, an employee of the Trial Court. The Judiciary.
H.3914  HD.4331 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to issuing licenses to carry firearms to persons named on the consolidated terrorist watchlist maintained by the Terrorist Screening Center. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.