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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Louis L. Kafka Democrat - 8th Norfolk

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Fourth Division Chair
  Louis.Kafka@mahouse.gov

State House

24 Beacon St.
Room 185
Boston, MA, 02133
Phone:
(617) 722-2960
Fax:
617-722-2713
Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
H.1300  HD.1021 By Messrs. Galvin of Canton and Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1300) of William C. Galvin relative to medical peer review confidentiality proceedings and medical malpractice. The Judiciary.
H.1301  HD.1025 By Messrs. Galvin of Canton and Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1301) of William C. Galvin and Louis L. Kafka relative to patient safety, medical error reporting and medical malpractice. The Judiciary.
H.1302  HD.1027 By Messrs. Galvin of Canton and Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1302) of William C. Galvin and Louis L. Kafka for legislation to regulate the testimony of expert witnesses in medical malpractice court cases. The Judiciary.
H.1304  HD.1895 By Messrs. Galvin of Canton and Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1304) of William C. Galvin and others relative to fees by paid to the Registry of Deeds. The Judiciary.
H.1860  HD.2748 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1860) of Louis L. Kafka relative to the tuition of children under the control of the Department of Transitional Assistance living in family shelters. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.1888  HD.2746 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1888) of Louis L. Kafka and James E. Timilty relative to unsolicited credit cards, checks, and vouchers by mail. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.1889  HD.2899 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1889) of Louis L. Kafka, George T. Ross and Christine E. Canavan for legislation to provide for the regulation and licensing of denturists. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.1890  HD.2901 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1890) of Louis L. Kafka relative to the residential contractors guaranty fund. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.1937  HD.2787 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1937) of Louis L. Kafka and another relative to the consideration of ergonomically designed school buildings. Education.
H.2063  HD.2706 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2063) of Timilty and Kafka relative to the health insurance of children of divorced parents Joint Committee on Financial Services.
H.2064  HD.2708 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2064) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to in-patient care for mastectomies. Financial Services.
H.2065  HD.2754 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2065) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to health insurance policies requirements to provide coverage for the treatment of children with cleft lips and palates. Financial Services.
H.2066  HD.2849 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2066) of Louis L. Kafka and others that health insurance policies that cover infantile cataract surgery provide coverage for aphakic lenses for treatment and rehabilitation. Financial Services.
H.2067  HD.2870 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2067) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the cancellation of certain health insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.2093  HD.2909 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2093) of Louis L. Kafka for legislation to require a determination of need prior to substantial capital expenditures for the construction of health care facilities. Health Care Financing.
H.2094  HD.2912 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2094) of Louis L. Kafka relative to minimum creditable coverage under the health care connector law. Health Care Financing.
H.2127  HD.2757 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2127) of Louis L. Kafka and James E. Timilty relative to establishing a lottery process in selecting buyers and/or renters for low and moderate income housing units. Housing.
H.2220  HD.2701 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2220) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to eligibility for parole for persons trafficking in methamphetamines. The Judiciary.
H.2221  HD.2714 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2221) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to certain providers of health care services being exempt from jury duty. The Judiciary.
H.2222  HD.2716 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2222) of Louis L. Kafka relative to requiring that court proceedings necessary to satisfy executions on judgments take place in the jurisdiction of judgment holders. The Judiciary.
H.2223  HD.2743 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2223) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the use of telephones by persons in detention facilities. The Judiciary.
H.2224  HD.2773 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton and Senator Timilty, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2224) of Louis L. Kafka and James E. Timilty relative to the health of public safety officers exposed to hypodermic syringes or hypodermic needles. The Judiciary.
H.2225  HD.2777 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2225) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to petitions to the Juvenile Court or Probate Court on behalf of certain special juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.2226  HD.2841 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2226) of Louis L. Kafka relative to judicial discretion regarding immigration status. The Judiciary.
H.2227  HD.2898 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2227) of Louis L. Kafka relative to the prosecution of persons charged with the crime of checking fraud. The Judiciary.
H.2228  HD.2900 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2228) of Louis L. Kafka relative to establishing a public registry of animal abusers. The Judiciary.
H.2229  HD.2905 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2229) of Louis L. Kafka and James E. Timilty relative to the public availability of prospective juror lists. The Judiciary.
H.2230  HD.2914 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2230) of Louis L. Kafka relative to actions against health clubs or their employees that arise in connection with the use or non-use of defibrillators. The Judiciary.
H.2231  HD.2931 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2231) of Louis L. Kafka relative to wiretapping. The Judiciary.
H.2232  HD.2937 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2232) of Louis L. Kafka relative to the charging of minors as adults for certain crimes. The Judiciary.
H.2233  HD.2967 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2233) of Louis L. Kafka and others for legislation to allow for physican assisted suicide for qualified patients to end their lives. The Judiciary.
H.2326  HD.2908 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2326) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the care of animals in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.2362  HD.2855 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2362) of Louis L. Kafka relative to regulating the licensing of pharmacies. Public Health.
H.2363  HD.2863 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2363) of Louis L. Kafka for legislation to provide for the autonomy of hospital medical staffs. Public Health.
H.2364  HD.2864 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2364) of Louis L. Kafka and Stephen R. Canessa that the Commissioner of Public Health be directed to establish regulations for the return to pharmacies of certain unused medication by health care facilities. Public Health.
H.2365  HD.2892 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2365) of Louis L. Kafka and others for legislation to establish certain drug formularies to improve the safety of prescriptions. Public Health.
H.2366  HD.2917 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2366) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to public access of private restrooms. Public Health.
H.2406  HD.2868 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2406) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to fire protection systems for buildings and structures. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2471  HD.2847 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2471) of Louis L. Kafka, William C. Galvin and John P. Fresolo relative to creditable service for retirement purposes for certain public safety officers. Public Service.
H.2472  HD.2862 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2472) of Louis L. Kafka and James E. Timilty for legislation to authorize Janet Picheny to purchase certain creditable service for retirement purposes. Public Service.
H.2538  HD.2851 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2538) of Louis L. Kafka relative to property tax liabilities. Revenue.
H.2539  HD.2891 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2539) of Louis L. Kafka and James E. Timilty for legislation to provide additional sales tax revenue for cities and towns. Revenue.
H.2589  HD.2860 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2589) of Louis L. Kafka and James Timilty relative to authorizing the conveyance of certain state land in the town of Sharon. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2646  HD.2839 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2646) of Timilty and Kafka for legislation to expand the "the ride" service of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority to communities within twenty-five miles of the city of Boston Joint Committee on Transportation.
H.2647  HD.2873 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2647) of Kafka relative to the period of time allowed for driving with an expired license Joint Committee on Transportation.
H.2648  HD.2881 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2648) of Louis L. Kafka that the Registrar of Motor Vehicles provide written notice of motor vehicle license expiration. Transportation.
H.2649  HD.2942 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2649) of Louis L. Kafka relative to commercial motor vehicle inspections. Transportation.
H.2874  HD.3043 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2874) of Kafka relative to certain independent contractors under the labor laws Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2898  HD.3120 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2898) of Louis L. Kafka relative to medical equipment suppliers. Public Health.
H.2899  HD.3129 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2899) of Louis L. Kafka and Michael O. Moore relative to medical equipment suppliers. Public Health.
H.2997  HD.3247 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2997) of Louis L. Kafka relative to updating non-taxable medical supplies. Revenue.
H.3590  HD.3891 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3560) of Louis L. Kafka, James E. Timilty and Brian A. Joyce (by vote of the town) that the town of Sharon be authorized to charge fees for the transportation of students. Education. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3794  HD.4108 By Representative Kafka of Stoughton and Senator Timilty, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3794) of Louis L. Kafka and James E. Timilty (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Sharon to convey a certain parcel of land to be used for a utility scale solar project. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4018  HD.4264 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to establishing a department of environmental protection appeals board. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.4019  HD.4216 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Louis L. Kafka and others for the issuance of an annual proclamation by the Governor establishing the third week in October as Male Breast Cancer Awareness Week. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.4163  HD.4405 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4163) of Louis L. Kafka, James E. Timilty and Brian A. Joyce (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Sharon to issue an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4331  Text of a further amendment, offered by Messrs. Kafka of Stoughton and Ross of Attleboro, to the Senate amendment (striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text contained in Senate document numbered 2372) of the House Bill relative to controlled substances (House, No. 4160). July 26, 2012.
H.4417  HD.4538 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4417) of Louis L. Kafka, William C. Galvin and Brian A. Joyce (by vote of the town) that the town of Stoughton be authorized to establish the position of deputy police chief and exempt said position from the provisions of civil service law. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2327  HD.2922 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2327) of Laura Nelson for legislation to establish an alternative ballot referenda form of town meetings. Municipalities and Regional Government. This bill is by request. *
H.2537  HD.2831 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2537) of Alice Cheyer relative to increasing the estate tax deduction. Revenue. This bill is by request. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.