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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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

Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
  SD.2500 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Cindy F. Friedman, Patricia D. Jehlen, Paul R. Feeney, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the Senate for legislation to ensure greater transparency at the GIC. Public Service.
  HD.4266 By Representative Linsky of Natick and Senator Creem, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of David Paul Linsky, Cynthia Stone Creem and others relative to sale of devices that increase the rate of discharge of certain firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.27  SD.1317 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 27) of Joseph A. Boncore, Marjorie C. Decker, Daniel J. Ryan, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to juvenile justice data. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.29  SD.183 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 29) of Cynthia S. Creem, Patricia D. Jehlen, Marjorie C. Decker, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote child well-being, community supervision and efficient use of state resources. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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.62  SD.1213 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 62) of Mark C. Montigny, Jack Lewis, Kay Khan, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to abusive practices to change sexual orientation and gender identity in minors. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.80  HD.1493 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 80) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to the establishment of an abuse registry for certain caretakers of persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.91  HD.1117 By Mr. Gonzalez of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 91) of Carlos Gonzalez and others for legislation to create a self-employment assistance allowance to promote independence for needy families receiving transitional assistance. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.136  SD.1687 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 136) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Jay R. Kaufman, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation to restore contract rights to craft brewers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.140  HD.325 By Representative Chan of Quincy and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 140) of Tackey Chan, John F. Keenan and others for legislation to provide for the licensing and regulation of drain cleaners. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.183  HD.1319 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 183) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.216  HD.1137 By Messrs. Gonzalez of Springfield and Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 216) of Carlos Gonzalez, Evandro C. Carvalho and others for legislation to establish the micro and minority business strategy committee to develop strategies for supporting micro businesses in inner city communities. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.220  SD.1787 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 220) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Solomon Goldstein-Rose, Jose F. Tosado, Robert M. Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Municipal Revenue Growth Factor and school aid. Education.
S.221  SD.1817 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 221) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Shaunna L. O'Connell, Steven Ultrino, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to universal pre-kindergarten access. Education.
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.
H.262  HD.1296 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 262) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others for legislation to require that physical education be taught as a required subject in all grades for all students in public schools or Commonwealth charter schools. Education.
S.294  SD.1498 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 294) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Linda Dorcena Forry, James B. Eldridge, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation to address the special education needs of children with dyslexia. Education.
S.297  SD.865 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 297) of Thomas M. McGee, F. Jay Barrows, Brendan P. Crighton, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote quality physical 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.
H.341  HD.941 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 341) of Daniel Cullinane and others for legislation to strengthen the Massachusetts home care program. Elder Affairs.
H.354  HD.1863 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 354) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to allowing eligible citizens who missed registration deadline to cast their ballot on election day. Election Laws.
S.364  SD.1664 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 364) of James T. Welch, Paul J. Donato, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen the Massachusetts home care program. Elder Affairs.
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.426  SD.1956 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 426) of James B. Eldridge, Michelle M. DuBois, Marjorie C. Decker, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to environmental justice and toxics reduction in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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.514  SD.170 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 514) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Julian Cyr, Linda Dorcena Forry, Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to provide for coverage of necessary aqua therapy. Financial Services.
S.515  SD.1268 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 515) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Barbara A. L'Italien, Jose F. Tosado, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to secure choice retirement savings plan. Financial Services.
S.516  SD.1341 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 516) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jack Lewis, Linda Dorcena Forry, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to out-of-pocket expenses for prescription drug coverage. Financial Services.
H.522  HD.515 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 522) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others for legislation to promote value-based health insurance design in the Commonwealth. Financial Services.
H.533  HD.1112 By Mr. Gonzalez of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 533) of Carlos Gonzalez and others for legislation to require banks to include community reinvestment goals in annual reports to the Commissioner of the Division of Banks. Financial Services.
H.536  HD.450 By Representatives Haddad of Somerset and Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 536) of Patricia A. Haddad, John W. Scibak and others relative to advancing contraceptive insurance coverage. Financial Services.
S.546  SD.229 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 546) of Jason M. Lewis, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Jack Lewis, Steven Ultrino and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote value-based insurance design in the Commonwealth. 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.583  SD.213 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 583) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Colleen M. Garry, Alan Silvia, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure access to generic medications. 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.
H.622  HD.586 By Messrs. Sánchez of Boston and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 622) of Jeffrey Sánchez, Byron Rushing and others for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. Health Care Financing.
S.643  SD.1482 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 643) of Jason M. Lewis, Harriette L. Chandler, James T. Welch, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote public health through the prevention and wellness trust fund. Health Care Financing.
H.741  HD.1794 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 741) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to eliminating mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses. The Judiciary.
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.
H.755  HD.1775 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 755) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to diversions from juvenile court processing of certain children. The Judiciary.
H.757  HD.952 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 757) of Daniel Cullinane and others relative to criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
H.758  HD.976 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 758) of Daniel Cullinane and others for legislation to establish a regional lockup facility in Suffolk County. 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.788  SD.1466 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 788) of Harriette L. Chandler, Sarah K. Peake, Leonard Mirra, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect girls from genital mutilation. The Judiciary.
S.789  SD.828 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 789) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Chris Walsh, Jose F. Tosado, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to traffic and pedestrian stop data. The Judiciary.
S.790  SD.842 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 790) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Chris Walsh, Jose F. Tosado, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to codify juvenile court best practices. The Judiciary.
S.791  SD.1128 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 791) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Chris Walsh, Marjorie C. Decker, Carmine L. Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity. The Judiciary.
S.816  SD.238 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 816) of Cynthia S. Creem, Marjorie C. Decker, Jack Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand juvenile court jurisdiction and district court diversion. 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.832  SD.1872 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 832) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, William Crocker, Kenneth I. Gordon and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect survivors of rape and their children. The Judiciary.
S.834  SD.884 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 834) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Marjorie C. Decker, David M. Rogers, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform pretrial process. The Judiciary.
H.873  HD.1156 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 873) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to protect residents of the Commonwealth from certain government monitoring. The Judiciary.
S.873  SD.1619 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 873) of Patricia D. Jehlen, James B. Eldridge, Marjorie C. Decker, Carmine L. Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to larceny. The Judiciary.
H.875  HD.1207 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 875) of Kay Khan and others relative to the use of restraints and best practices in juvenile court proceedings. The Judiciary.
H.893  HD.1618 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 893) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to abortions. The Judiciary.
S.902  SD.1990 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 902) of Joan B. Lovely, Richard J. Ross, Peter J. Durant, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to amend the statute of limitations regarding criminal prosecutions for the crimes of sexual assault and rape of a child. 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.947  SD.1243 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 947) of Karen E. Spilka, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote transparency, best practices, and better outcomes for children and communities. The Judiciary.
H.953  HD.1628 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 953) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the collection and public availability of crime and arrest data. The Judiciary.
H.967  HD.639 By Ms. Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 967) of Chynah Tyler and others relative to penalties for the crime of larceny. The Judiciary.
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.1004  SD.984 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1004) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, James R. Miceli, Jack Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the Commonwealth’s economy with a strong minimum wage and a strong tipped minimum wage. 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.
H.1033  HD.2053 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1033) of Aaron Michlewitz and others relative to preventing wage theft and promoting employer accountability. 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.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.1127  SD.405 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1127) of James B. Eldridge, Jack Lewis, Thomas M. McGee, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect abandoned animals in vacant properties. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1156  HD.1992 By Ms. Fiola of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1156) of Carole A. Fiola and others that the Division of Medical Assistance be directed to provide coverage for screenings for postpartum depression. Public Health.
S.1186  SD.2023 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1186) of Julian Cyr, Jack Lewis, Sarah K. Peake, Dylan Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to HIV screening and prevention. Public Health.
H.1190  HD.1606 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1190) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to prohibit state licensed mental health professionals from subjecting minors to conversion therapy practices to change sexual orientation and/or gender identity. Public Health.
H.1191  HD.1314 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1191) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to expanding access to healthy food choices in vending machines on state property. Public Health.
S.1203  SD.925 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1203) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to sudden cardiac arrest awareness in student athletes. Public Health.
S.1217  SD.1188 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1217) of Jason M. Lewis, Steven Ultrino, Paul R. Heroux, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand access to healthy food choices in vending machines on state property. Public Health.
S.1218  SD.1353 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1218) of Jason M. Lewis, Harriette L. Chandler, Kevin G. Honan, Paul McMurtry and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect youth from the health risks of tobacco and nicotine addiction. Public Health.
S.1224  SD.369 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1224) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Brian M. Ashe, Colleen M. Garry, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve treatment for Alzheimer’s and dementia. Public Health.
H.1230  HD.1203 By Mr. Velis of Westfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1230) of John C. Velis and others relative to sudden cardiac arrest awareness in student athletes. Public Health.
S.1286  SD.843 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1286) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jose F. Tosado, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to collect data regarding the use of solitary confinement in Massachusetts prisons and jails. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1290  SD.185 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1290) of Cynthia S. Creem, Jack Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve data collection in the juvenile justice system. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1300  SD.852 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1300) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael F. Rush, William N. Brownsberger, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to regional lock-up facilities. 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.1332  SD.658 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1332) of Thomas M. McGee, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Brendan P. Crighton, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote safety in the transportation of students. 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.
H.1426  HD.213 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1426) of Michael J. Moran and others relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee on Public Counsel Services. Public Service.
S.1511  SD.609 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1511) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Linda Dorcena Forry, John J. Lawn, Jr., William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote high-impact community investment. Revenue.
S.1515  SD.880 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1515) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis, Byron Rushing, Carmine L. Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to support educational opportunity for all. Revenue.
H.1527  HD.546 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1527) of Danielle W. Gregoire and Kay Khan that tobacco tax revenues be used to reduce tobacco use. Revenue.
H.1617  HD.776 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1617) of Denise Provost and others for the imposition of a tax on certain private institutions of higher learning for the purpose of establishing a separate fund to be known as the educational opportunity for all trust fund. Revenue.
H.1654  HD.1855 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1654) of Thomas J. Calter and others for legislation designating the oyster as the official shellfish of the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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.1684  SD.829 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1684) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, James B. Eldridge, Evandro C. Carvalho, Bud Williams 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.
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.1831  SD.841 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1831) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Carmine L. Gentile, Jack Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to solar power in environmental justice and urban communities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1845  SD.1113 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1845) of James B. Eldridge, Carmine L. Gentile, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1992  HD.2298 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1992) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., and others relative to telecommunications systems contractors and technicians. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.2053  HD.2653 By Messrs. O'Day of West Boylston and Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2053) of James J. O'Day, Paul Brodeur and others relative to sexual education programs in certain public schools. Education.
H.2091  HD.2500 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2091) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to voter registration. Election Laws.
S.2106  Senate, June 29, 2017 -- Text of amendment (14) (offered by Senators Chang-Diaz and Forry) to the proposed Rules amendment (Senate, No. 2092) to prevent driver distraction and motor vehicle fatalities.
S.2151  Senate, May 25, 2017 -- Text of amendment (43) (offered by Senator Montigny et al) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 3) to the House Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2018 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.2172  HD.2573 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2172) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to establishing a paid family and medical leave insurance program. Financial Services.
H.2181  HD.2607 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2181) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to substance use disorder diversion and treatment. Financial Services.
S.2216  Senate, November 8, 2017 -- Text of Amendment #143 (Senator Rodrigues et al) to the Senate Committee Bill furthering health empowerment and affordability by leveraging transformative health care (Senate, No. 2202)
H.2308  HD.2714 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2308) of Mary S. Keefe and others relative to comprehensive criminal justice reform. The Judiciary.
H.2309  HD.2132 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2309) of Kay Khan and others relative to the sealing and court record expunging of juvenile records. The Judiciary.
H.2310  HD.2205 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2310) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to prohibit marriage of minors. The Judiciary.
H.2332  HD.2870 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2332) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy. The Judiciary.
H.2359  HD.2929 By Ms. Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2359) of Chynah Tyler and others relative to making comprehensive changes to the criminal justice system of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.2365  HD.2719 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2365) of Daniel M. Donahue and others relative to the tipped minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2480  HD.2638 By Messrs. Vega of Holyoke and Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2480) of Aaron Vega, Tackey Chan and others relative to the funding and management of the Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund. Public Health.
H.2489  HD.2516 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2489) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to improve data collection in the juvenile justice system. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2494  HD.2346 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2494) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to further amend the anti-shackling statute for incarcerated pregnant women. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2576  HD.2325 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2576) of James J. O'Day and others relative to retirement benefits for certain employees of the Department of Correction. Public Service.
H.2683  HD.2253 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2683) of Christine P. Barber and others relative to the payment by ratepayers for gas and electricity use of lost and unaccounted for gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2723  HD.2903 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2723) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to establishing a rapid transportation pilot project for service improvement and cost assessment along the Fairmount line of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. Transportation.
H.2785  HD.3731 By Messrs. Vega of Holyoke and Rushing of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Aaron Vega, Byron Rushing and others relative to the expungement of records of marijuana arrests, detention, convictions and incarceration. Marijuana Policy.
H.2803  HD.3222 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2803) of James J. O'Day and others relative to the safety and security of social workers employed by the Department of Children and Families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.2818  HD.3621 By Mr. Hunt of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2818) of Daniel J. Hunt and others relative to billboard advertising in the Commonwealth. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.2821  HD.3072 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2821) of John J. Lawn, Jr., and others for legislation to establish standards for medical gas piping systems. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.2822  HD.3509 By Mr. Mahoney of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2822) of John J. Mahoney and others for legislation to further regulate alcoholic beverage suppliers sale of brand items. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.2855  HD.3636 By Mr. Hunt of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2855) of Daniel J. Hunt, Linda Dorcena Forry and Michelle M. DuBois relative to requiring the teaching of civics in all public elementary and high schools in the Commonwealth. Education.
H.2864  HD.3668 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2864) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the use of tobacco products in primary and secondary school buildings or facilities. Education.
H.2887  HD.3081 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2887) of Nick Collins and others relative to promoting elder citizen quality case management services. Elder Affairs.
H.2908  HD.3102 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2908) of Nick Collins and Linda Dorcena Forry for legislation to limit the number of special use permits that the Department of Conservation and Recreation may issue requiring the closure of all or a portion of Columbia Road or Day Boulevard. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2909  HD.3104 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2909) of Nick Collins and Linda Dorcena Forry relative to abandoned vessels on certain state property. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2913  HD.3117 By Representatives DuBois of Brockton and Vincent of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2913) of Michelle M. DuBois, RoseLee Vincent and others relative to exposure to environmental toxins and access to environmental benefits. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2922  HD.3606 By Mr. Hunt of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2922) of Daniel J. Hunt and Linda Dorcena Forry for legislation to erect a suitable marker in memory of Ambrose Valentino in Toohig Park in the Dorchester section of the city of Boston . Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2923  HD.3608 By Mr. Hunt of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2923) of Daniel J. Hunt and Linda Dorcena Forry for legislation to erect a suitable marker, in memory of Carl E. Hosea, Jr., in Pope John Paul II Park in the Dorchester section of the city of Boston . Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2924  HD.3637 By Mr. Hunt of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2924) of Daniel J. Hunt and Linda Dorcena Forry for legislation to direct the Secretary of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs to formulate a plan to increase small business participation in energy savings services and programs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2925  HD.3646 By Mr. Hunt of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2925) of Daniel J. Hunt and Linda Dorcena Forry for legislation to designate Pope John Paul II Park as Saint Pope John Paul II park. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2951  HD.1829 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2951) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to auto insurance premium criteria. Financial Services.
H.2957  HD.3280 By Mr. Gonzalez of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2957) of Carlos Gonzalez and others relative to requiring certain financial institutions to file sale and foreclosure information with registries of deeds. Financial Services.
H.2960  HD.3059 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2960) of Kate Hogan and others relative to common summary of payments forms for health care services. Financial Services.
H.2973  HD.3088 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2973) of James J. O'Day and others relative to retirement savings plans. Financial Services.
H.2974  HD.3230 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2974) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to limit retroactive denials of health insurance claims for behavioral health and substance abuse services. Financial Services.
H.3001  HD.3432 By Mr. Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3001) of Russell E. Holmes and others for legislation to establish a board of directors at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center . Higher Education.
H.3007  HD.3628 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3007) 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.
H.3037  HD.3110 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3037) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to youthful offenders. The Judiciary.
H.3041  HD.3046 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3041) of Nick Collins, Daniel J. Ryan and Linda Dorcena Forry 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.3042  HD.3093 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3042) of Nick Collins and others relative to online mandated child abuse reporter training. The Judiciary.
H.3059  HD.3290 By Mr. Gonzalez of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3059) of Carlos Gonzalez and others for legislation to establish a foreclosure review division of the Superior Court. The Judiciary.
H.3069  HD.3325 By Mr. Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3069) of Russell E. Holmes and others relative to the transportation of illegal firearms. The Judiciary.
H.3073  HD.3594 By Mr. Hunt of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3073) of Daniel J. Hunt and Linda Dorcena Forry for legislation to require sex offenders to submit a current color photograph to the sex offender registry. The Judiciary.
H.3074  HD.3617 By Mr. Hunt of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3074) of Daniel J. Hunt and Linda Dorcena Forry relative to prohibiting certain disorderly begging or panhandling and providing a penalty for violations. The Judiciary.
H.3075  HD.3652 By Mr. Hunt of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3075) of Daniel J. Hunt and Linda Dorcena Forry relative to the protection of the families of violent crime from intimidation. The Judiciary.
H.3078  HD.3020 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3078) of Kay Khan and others relative to youthful offenders. The Judiciary.
H.3079  HD.3299 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3079) of Kay Khan and others relative to the treatment and interaction of juveniles within the state justice system and the collection and reporting of statistical data regarding such juveniles by certain state agencies. The Judiciary.
H.3084  HD.3475 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3084) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
H.3102  HD.3428 By Mr. Markey of Dartmouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3102) of Christopher M. Markey and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study and evaluate policies related to the juvenile justice system. The Judiciary.
H.3120  HD.3075 By Messrs. Rogers of Cambridge and Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3120) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to reform pretrial processes. The Judiciary.
H.3140  HD.3287 By Ms. DuBois of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3140) of Michelle M. DuBois and others relative to payroll deductions for voluntary contributions to not-for-profit social welfare organizations and political action committees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.3158  HD.3060 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3158) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to further define standards of employee safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.3175  HD.3654 By Mr. Hunt of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3175) of Daniel J. Hunt, Linda Dorcena Forry and Michelle M. DuBois relative to advertising for the distribution of alcohol or marijuana within a mile of a school zone. Marijuana Policy.
H.3243  HD.3449 By Mr. Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3243) of Russell E. Holmes and others relative to including water piping in the lead law. Public Health.
H.3249  HD.3362 By Mr. Lewis of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3249) of Jack Lewis and others relative to HIV screening. Public Health.
H.3258  HD.3293 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3258) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others that deaths involving the discharge of a firearm or use of force by law enforcement officers be investigated by special prosecutors. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3269  HD.3052 By Representative Matias of Lawrence and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3269) of Juana Matias, James B. Eldridge and others relative to prohibiting the use of public funds and resources for immigration enforcement purposes. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3272  HD.3317 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3272) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation relative to pedestrian stop data. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3278  HD.3108 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3278) of Nick Collins and others relative to creating a rebuttable presumption of job relatedness for certain public safety personnel suffering from disabling conditions caused by exposure to infectious diseases. Public Service.
H.3279  HD.3112 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3279) of Nick Collins and others relative to cancer related disability or death retirement benefits for survivors of certain fire fighters. Public Service.
H.3311  HD.3131 By Messrs. Collins of Boston and McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3311) of Nick Collins, Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to establish a live theater tax credit. Revenue.
H.3325  HD.3644 By Mr. Hunt of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3325) of Daniel J. Hunt and others relative to providing incentives for businesses to remove billboards, signs, and other advertising devices. Revenue.
H.3362  HD.3098 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3362) of Nick Collins and others that ten percent of individuals hired within a state contract be individuals with disabilities. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3396  HD.3418 By Representatives Holmes of Boston and DuBois of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3396) of Russell E. Holmes, Michelle M. DuBois and others relative to solar power equity in low-income and environmental justice communities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3427  HD.3505 By Mr. Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3427) of Russell E. Holmes and Linda Dorcena Forry relative to changing the name of the American Legion highway to the American Legion parkway. Transportation.
H.3467  HD.3649 By Mr. Hunt of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3467) of Daniel J. Hunt and others relative to certain billboards, signs and advertising devices. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3537  HD.3679 By Mr. Hunt of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3537) of Daniel J. Hunt and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Boston be authorized to increase residency preference for appointment at the Boston Police Department and the Boston Fire Department to three years. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3542  HD.3899 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3542) of Nick Collins, Daniel J. Hunt and Linda Dorcena Forry (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Boston be authorized to issue 12 additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises and 3 additional licenses for the sale of wines and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3597  HD.1631 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3597) of Daniel Cullinane and others relative to discrimination in blood donations. Public Health.
H.3609  HD.1603 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3609) of Daniel Cullinane and others relative to imitation firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3625  HD.3609 By Mr. Hunt of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3625) of Daniel J. Hunt and others relative to exempting certain veterans’ organizations from state and local meals tax. Revenue.
H.3894  HD.4190 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Patricia A. Haddad and Linda Dorcena Forry for legislation to further regulate the domestic stock life insurance company, known as The Savings Bank Life Insurance Company of Massachusetts. Financial Services.
H.4142  HD.4361 By Ms. Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4142) of Chynah Tyler and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to the rights and evictions of certain tenants of post-foreclosure rental housing in the city of Boston. The Judiciary. [Local Approval Received.]
H.708  HD.322 By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 708) of Robert Edwards (Cavanaugh), Aaron Vega and Linda Dorcena Forry relative to certain rights of persons with disabilities. The Judiciary. This bill is by request. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.