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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Lydia Edwards Democrat - Third Suffolk

Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
  HD.4957 By Mr. Madaro of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Adrian C. Madaro and Lydia Edwards for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Jacquelyne Foley, an employee of the Department of Early Education and Care. Public Service.
  HD.5106 By Mrs. LaNatra of Kingston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kathleen R. LaNatra, Colleen M. Garry and Lydia Edwards relative to the administering of medication to individuals housed at correctional facilities. Public Health.
S.114  SD.2466 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 114) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Kay Khan, Susan L. Moran, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.166  SD.199 By Mr. Brady, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 166) of Michael D. Brady, Paul R. Feeney, Joanne M. Comerford, Steven Ultrino and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to digital right to repair. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.382  SD.1529 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 382) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, Kip A. Diggs and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to celebrating and teaching Native American culture and history. Education.
S.468  SD.1096 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 468) of Barry R. Finegold for legislation to expand voting options in Massachusetts. Election Laws.
S.495  SD.1581 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 495) of Joseph A. Boncore, Adrian C. Madaro, James B. Eldridge, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation to crate a Garden Agriculture Program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.504  SD.1923 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 504) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Lori A. Ehrlich and Jack Patrick Lewis for legislation to establish the municipal reforestation program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.665  SD.1712 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 665) of James B. Eldridge, Jack Patrick Lewis, Julian Cyr, Patrick M. O'Connor and others for legislation to establish a Massachusetts public bank. Financial Services.
S.701  SD.1885 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 701) of Joan B. Lovely and Bradford Hill for legislation to provide health insurance coverage for scalp and facial hair prosthesis. Financial Services.
S.766  SD.546 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 766) of James B. Eldridge, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Jack Patrick Lewis, Paul R. Feeney and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish medicare for all in Massachusetts. Health Care Financing.
S.869  SD.1950 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 869) of Brendan P. Crighton for legislation to reduce barriers to housing. Housing.
S.874  SD.1906 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 874) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, Carlos González and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote housing stability and homelessness prevention through a right to counsel pilot program in Massachusetts in response to the COVID-emergency. Housing.
S.884  SD.123 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 884) of James B. Eldridge, Susan L. Moran and Danillo A. Sena for legislation to reduce the financial barriers to renting homes. Housing.
S.886  SD.2348 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 886) of Adam Gomez, Jack Patrick Lewis, Mike Connolly and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to enable local options for tenant protections. Housing.
S.890  SD.1672 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 890) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jack Patrick Lewis, Carlos González, Erika Uyterhoeven and other members of the General Court for legislation to guarantee a tenant’s first right of refusal. Housing.
S.891  SD.1802 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 891) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Adam Gomez, Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent COVID-19 evictions and foreclosures and promote an equitable housing recovery.. Housing.
S.921  SD.798 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 921) of Joseph A. Boncore, Boston City Councilor, Lydia Edwards, Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote housing opportunity and mobility through eviction sealing (HOMES). The Judiciary.
S.937  SD.292 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 937) of Harriette L. Chandler, Kay Khan, Jack Patrick Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to end child marriage in Massachusetts. The Judiciary.
H.968  HD.3769 By Mr. Madaro of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 968) of Adrian C. Madaro for legislation to require the Massachusetts Port Authority to conduct an environmental risk assessment of the health impacts of the General Lawrence Logan Airport in the East Boston section of the city of Boston and the town of Winthrop. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.969  HD.3775 By Representatives Madaro of Boston and Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 969) of Adrian C. Madaro, Christine P. Barber and others relative to the monitoring of ultrafine particulates by the Department of Environmental Protection. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.994  SD.1407 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 994) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Patricia D. Jehlen, Joanne M. Comerford and Walter F. Timilty for legislation to prohibit discrimination based on natural hairstyles. The Judiciary.
S.1037  SD.1642 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1037) of Cindy F. Friedman and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to provide easier and greater access to record sealing. The Judiciary.
S.1049  SD.2349 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1049) of Adam Gomez, Steven Ultrino, Patricia D. Jehlen, Joanne M. Comerford and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination based on natural hairstyles. The Judiciary.
H.1223  HD.3247 By Representatives Connolly of Cambridge and Elugardo of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1223) of Mike Connolly, Nika C. Elugardo and others for legislation to establish the Massachusetts public bank. Financial Services.
H.1378  HD.3676 By Representatives Connolly of Cambridge and Elugardo of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1378) of Mike Connolly, Nika C. Elugardo and others for legislation to remove the prohibition on rent control and to provide tenant and foreclosure protections. Housing.
S.1519  SD.2266 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1519) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Kay Khan, Jason M. Lewis, Hannah Kane and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to out-of-hospital birth access and safety. Public Health.
S.1552  SD.2342 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1552) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to create alternatives for community emergency services. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1579  SD.532 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1579) of James B. Eldridge, Ruth B. Balser, Liz Miranda, Jack Patrick 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.
H.1763  HD.3843 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1763) of Elizabeth A. Malia relative to the sealing of certain records. The Judiciary.
S.1800  SD.668 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1800) of Joseph A. Boncore for legislation relative to landlord tenant tax credits. Revenue.
S.1890  SD.1340 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1890) of John F. Keenan, Thomas M. Stanley, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to commuter transit benefits. Revenue.
H.1907  HD.447 By Representatives Ultrino of Malden and Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1907) of Steven Ultrino, Chynah Tyler and others relative to prohibiting discrimination based on natural hairstyles. The Judiciary.
S.2027  SD.664 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2027) of Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation for the issuance of an annual proclamation by the Governor to designate the second Monday in October as indigenous people's day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2136  SD.2205 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2136) of Joseph A. Boncore, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to transition Massachusetts to clean electricity, heating, and transportation. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2226  SD.2102 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2226) of Marc R. Pacheco, Maria Duaime Robinson, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for building justice with jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2264  SD.2151 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2264) of Joseph A. Boncore and Lydia Edwards for legislation relative to electric foot scooters. Transportation.
S.2289  SD.273 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2289) of Brendan P. Crighton, Adam Gomez, Harriette L. Chandler, Adam G. Hinds and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to work and family mobility during and subsequent to the COVID-19 emergency. Transportation.
S.2309  SD.2303 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2309) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jessica Ann Giannino, Thomas M. Stanley, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to electric bicycles. Transportation.
S.2748  Senate, March 10, 2022 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 285) of Harriette L. Chandler and Steven C. Owens for legislation to address racial and cultural bias training in educator professional development; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 304) of Brendan P. Crighton and James B. Eldridge for legislation to promote racially and culturally inclusive K-12 curriculum; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 310) of Julian Cyr, Adam J. Scanlon and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation relative to LGBTQ+ inclusive curriculum; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 338) of Adam Gomez, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Adam J. Scanlon, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure diversity in public education; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 365) of Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Joanne M. Comerford and Jack Patrick Lewis for legislation relative to anti-racism, equity and justice in education; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 366) of Jason M. Lewis, Carol A. Doherty, David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to educator diversity; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 382) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, Kip A. Diggs and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to celebrating and teaching Native American culture and history, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2748).
S.2809  Senate, April 4, 2022 -- The committee on Transportation, to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2309) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jessica Ann Giannino, Thomas M. Stanley, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to electric bicycles, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2809).
S.2833  Promoting Sustainable Development and Infrastructure
S.2880  Senate, May 16, 2022 -- The committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 495) of Joseph A. Boncore, Adrian C. Madaro, James B. Eldridge, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation to crate a Garden Agriculture Program; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 502) of Joanne M. Comerford, Hannah Kane, Brendan P. Crighton, Brian W. Murray and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote agriculture; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 860) of Natalie M. Blais and others relative to racially equitable investments, policies, and practices to promote equity in agriculture; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 967) of Adrian C. Madaro and others for legislation to create local and community garden agriculture programs within the Department of Agricultural Resources; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1007) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Conservation and Recreation to establish a program to provide for the use of certain state owned land for community gardens and farmers' markets, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2880).
S.2903  Provider Access
S.2970  Senate, July 7, 2022 -- The committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security, to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1552) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to create alternatives for community emergency services, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2970).
S.2996  Senate, July 11, 2022 -- Text of the Senate amendment (Senator Friedman) to the House Bill expanding protections for reproductive rights (House, No. 4954).
S.3003  Senate, July 13, 2022 -- Text of the Senate amendment to the House Bill expanding protections for reproductive and gender-affirming care (House, No. 4954) (being the text of Senate, No. 2996, printed as amended)
S.3041  Educator Workforce Diversity
S.3042  Commercial Interior Design
S.3046  Promoting inclusive entrepreneurship and economic justice
S.3059  Senate, July 26, 2022 -- The committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities, to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 114) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Kay Khan, Susan L. Moran, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 3059).
H.3526  HD.3278 By Mr. Madaro of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3526) of Adrian C. Madaro and others that the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority implement a low-income fare program to provide free or discounted transit fares for certain riders. Transportation.
H.3528  HD.3624 By Mr. Madaro of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3528) of Adrian C. Madaro relative to congestion in the East Boston section of the city of Boston at the Sumner and Ted Williams tunnels and along the Route 1A corridor. Transportation.
H.4229  HD.4551 By Ms. Elugardo of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4229) of Nika C. Elugardo (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Boston be authorized to regulate the rent for the use or occupancy of certain governmentally­-involved or formerly governmentally-involved housing in said city. Housing. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4477  HD.4755 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kay Khan and Lindsay N. Sabadosa relative to the electrification of new and substantially remodeled or rehabilitated buildings. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.4481  An Act relative to low income transit fares
H.4505  An Act promoting housing opportunity and mobility through eviction sealing (HOMES)
H.4554  An Act prohibiting discrimination based on natural and protective hairstyles
H.4637  HD.4919 By Ms. Fluker Oakley of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4637) of Brandy Fluker Oakley and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to real estate transfer fees and senior property tax relief in the city of Boston. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4741  HD.5013 By Representative Belsito of Topsfield and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jamie Zahlaway Belsito, Joan B. Lovely and others for legislation to establish a program to address maternal mental health conditions and substance use disorders of certain pregnant and postpartum individuals. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.4785  An Act improving air quality in airport environmental justice communities
H.5028  Text of a further amendment, offered by Mr. Day of Stoneham, to the Senate amendment to the House Bill prohibiting discrimination based on natural and protective hairstyles (House, No. 4554). July 14, 2022.
H.5038  HD.5243 By Ms. Giannino of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 5038) of Jessica Ann Giannino, Jeffrey Rosario Turco and Lydia Edwards (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to the school committee in the city of Revere. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.5328  HD.5384 By Ms. Giannino of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 5328) of Jessica Ann Giannino, Jeffrey Rosario Turco and Lydia Edwards (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to voting precincts in the city of Revere. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
H.5329  HD.5381 By Ms. Giannino of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 5329) of Jessica Ann Giannino, Jeffrey Rosario Turco and Lydia Edwards (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Revere be authorized to pay a certain sum of money to the estate of George J. Rotondo, Jr. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.5406  HD.5515 By Ms. Giannino of Revere, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jessica Ann Giannino and Lydia Edwards that the Department of Conservation and Recreation be authorized to create a plaque at the Cronin Rink in Revere in honor of Joseph DeSantis. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.