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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Leah Cole Served 2013 - 2015 Republican - 12th Essex

Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
  HD.3727 By Mr. Dooley of Norfolk, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Shawn Dooley and others relative to "Group 4" eligibility. Public Service.
  HD.4054 By Mr. Velis of Westfield, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John C. Velis and others for an investigation by a special commission to study and evaluate policies within the so-called “Gun Free Zones”. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.67  HD.681 By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 67) of Brian M. Ashe and others for legislation to provide that persons diagnosed with familial dysautonomia disorder receive certain services from the Department of Developmental Services. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.69  HD.457 By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 69) of F. Jay Barrows and others for legislation to establish a substance screening program within the Department of Transitional Assistance. 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.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.
H.87  HD.2450 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 87) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., and others relative to the collection and reporting of certain nursing facility resident care information. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.89  SD.551 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 89) of Joan B. Lovely, Dennis A. Rosa, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court relative to cueing and supervision in the personal care attendant program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.92  HD.3003 By Mrs. Harrington of Groton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 92) of Sheila C. Harrington and others relative to the care and protection of children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.100  SD.1857 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 100) of Richard J. Ross, Shawn Dooley, Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr., Leah Cole and other members of the General Court for legislation to further reduce EBT fraud. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.108  HD.2820 By Mrs. O’Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 108) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others for legislation to add 911 emergency responders to the list of locations for a safe surrender under the baby safe haven law. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.109  HD.3495 By Representative O’Connell of Taunton and Senator Hedlund, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 109) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others relative to strengthening public assistance programs. 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.113  HD.2818 By Mr. O’Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 113) of James J. O’Day and others relative to administering the medical assistance programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.114  HD.1531 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 114) of Keiko M. Orrall and others relative to the list of locations for a safe surrender under the baby safe haven law. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.123  HD.178 By Mr. Rosa of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 123) of Dennis A. Rosa and others for legislation to create an independent ombudsman office to oversee certain functions of the Department of Children and Families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.161  HD.2994 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 161) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others for legislation to modernize the business licensing process. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.170  HD.1149 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 170) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to the commission paid to licensed lottery sales agents. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.199  HD.2461 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 199) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., and others relative to the recorking of wine. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.219  HD.2257 By Messrs. Kuros of Uxbridge and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 219) of Kevin J. Kuros, Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to a establish a “second chance” lottery to help address the problem of lottery ticket litter. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.225  SD.543 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 225) of Michael O. Moore, Jose F. Tosado, Leah Cole, Timothy R. Whelan and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a meals tax holiday. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.230  HD.226 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 230) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to allow non-profits and charities to purchase alcohol from retail package stores for use at charitable events. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.255  HD.2780 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 255) of Denise Provost and others relative to local control of liquor licenses. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.307  HD.449 By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 307) of F. Jay Barrows and others for legislation to direct the Department of Education to include a course in civics as a high school graduation requirement. Education.
H.311  HD.2564 By Mr. Berthiaume of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 311) of Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr., and others relative to the authority of parents to exempt their children from a certain standardized exam known as the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) exam. Education.
S.311  SD.1555 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 311) of Barbara L'Italien, Mary S. Keefe, Ruth B. Balser, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Massachusetts high school diplomas. Education.
H.340  HD.1471 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 340) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to providing a public education system of sufficient quality. Education.
H.349  HD.2636 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 349) of Peter J. Durant and others relative to establishing a personal financial literacy curriculum in schools. Education.
H.360  HD.1479 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 360) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to student online information protection policies. Education.
S.365  SD.1537 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 365) of Richard J. Ross, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Viriato M. deMacedo and others for legislation to repeal the nursing home tax. Elder Affairs.
H.370  HD.1990 By Representatives Frost of Auburn and Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 370) of Paul K. Frost and others relative to the authority of school districts to be exempt from a certain standardized exam. Education.
S.372  SD.47 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 372) of Daniel A. Wolf, Sarah K. Peake, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to spouses as caregivers. Elder Affairs.
H.386  HD.2207 By Messrs. Gordon of Bedford and Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 386) of Kenneth I. Gordon, James M. Cantwell and others relative to social media password privacy for school students. Education.
S.389  SD.1543 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 389) of Richard J. Ross, Shawn Dooley, Leonard Mirra, Stephen L. DiNatale and other members of the General Court for legislation to require photo identification to receive a ballot. Election Laws.
S.390  SD.1547 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 390) of Richard J. Ross, Shawn Dooley, Robert L. Hedlund, Viriato M. deMacedo and others for legislation relative to campaign finance during special elections. Election Laws.
H.397  HD.3233 By Mrs. Harrington of Groton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 397) of Sheila C. Harrington and others for legislation to require the teaching of civics in public schools. Education.
H.401  HD.2261 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 401) of Bradford R. Hill and others that costs associated with special education follow students upon the change of school districts in mid year. Education.
H.402  HD.2263 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 402) of Bradford R. Hill and others that current employee and retiree health care costs shall be included in the calculation of the foundation budget for school districts. Education.
H.403  HD.2273 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 403) of Bradford R. Hill and others relative to total amounts distributed to cities and town for the purpose of education. Education.
H.412  HD.2387 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 412) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others for legislation to prohibit reductions of net school spending below the foundation budget amount. Education.
H.413  HD.2404 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 413) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others for legislation to establish a working group (including members of the General Court) relative to the implementation of the Common Core State Standards and Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC). Education.
H.415  HD.2414 By Representative Jones of North Reading and Senator deMacedo, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 415) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others that schools be required to maintain non-patient specific epinephrine auto-injectors to be used in the event of anaphylactic emergencies. Education.
H.418  HD.2664 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 418) of Mary S. Keefe and others for legislation to prohibit the withholding of diplomas to students meeting all requirements except a score on a state standardized test. Education.
H.425  HD.2035 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 425) of Robert M. Koczera and others relative to establishing an educational mandate task force (including members of the General Court) to review all existing state mandates imposed on public schools and districts in the Commonwealth. Education.
H.441  HD.186 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 441) of Paul McMurtry, Leah Cole and Paul R. Heroux relative to establishing a performance review program for the initial licensure of teachers and waiving certain license application fees. Education.
H.451  HD.3311 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 451) of Keiko M. Orrall and others relative to the implementation or use of Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC). Education.
H.456  HD.2070 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 456) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for legislation to establish a task force (including members of the General Court) to identify and review state laws, regulations and administrative directives that prescribe requirements for school districts. Education.
S.462  SD.1785 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 462) of Michael F. Rush, Edward F. Coppinger, James B. Eldridge, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the safety and reclamation of quarries. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.465  HD.1285 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 465) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to the awarding of diplomas for civics education by the Board of Education. Education.
H.492  HD.772 By Mr. Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 492) of Todd M. Smola and others for legislation to adopt national education standards. Education.
S.502  SD.985 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 502) of Anne M. Gobi, Harriette L. Chandler, Marc R. Pacheco, Brian A. Joyce and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Lyme Disease treatment coverage. Financial Services.
H.507  HD.1405 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 507) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to establish a curriculum on personal financial literacy in the public schools. Education.
H.509  HD.1096 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 509) of Timothy R. Whelan and others for legislation to exempt regional school transportation funds from the Governor’s ability to make reductions due to revenue deficiencies. Education.
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.535  SD.540 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 535) of Michael O. Moore, Leah Cole and Brian M. Ashe for legislation to alleviate health care burdens for Massachusetts employers. Financial Services.
H.564  HD.2268 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 564) of Bradford R. Hill and others for legislation to require applicants for voter registration to show proof of identification. Election Laws.
H.569  HD.2618 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 569) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others for legislation to require photo-identification for persons voting in elections. Election Laws.
H.571  HD.2711 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 571) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others for legislation to further regulate campaign contributions to political committees and candidates for legislative and state-wide elections. Election Laws.
H.572  HD.2712 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 572) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others for legislation to eliminate limited public financing of campaigns for state-wide elective office. Election Laws.
S.592  SD.710 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 592) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Michael O. Moore, Denise Provost, Keiko M. Orrall and other members of the General Court for legislation to regard MassHealth applications. Health Care Financing.
H.595  HD.1295 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 595) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to proof of valid identification at voting polls. Election Laws.
S.675  SD.425 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 675) of Michael O. Moore, Ryan C. Fattman, Leah Cole, Leonard Mirra and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to open textbooks. Higher Education.
S.677  SD.441 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 677) of Michael O. Moore, Ryan C. Fattman, Jose F. Tosado, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public higher education transfers. Higher Education.
S.709  SD.442 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 709) of Joan B. Lovely, Bradford R. Hill, Leah Cole, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a commission to study ways to prevent bullying of tenants in public and subsidized multi-family housing. Housing.
S.793  SD.1765 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 793) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Timothy R. Whelan, Susan Williams Gifford, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify procedures for the custodial protection by law enforcement and court officials of a child requiring assistance. The Judiciary.
H.810  HD.1188 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 810) of James M. Cantwell and others that the Commissioner of the Division of Insurance be directed to make a bi-annual investigation relative to flood insurance rates. Financial Services.
H.813  HD.3160 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 813) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
H.814  HD.3414 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 814) of James M. Cantwell and others for legislation to direct the Attorney General to provide for a study of the methodology used to promulgate new flood insurance rate maps through the National Flood Insurance Program. Financial Services.
H.832  HD.745 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 832) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to motor vehicle insurance surcharges. Financial Services.
S.842  SD.1387 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 842) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Marjorie C. Decker, Jose F. Tosado, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to decriminalize non-violent and verbal student misconduct. The Judiciary.
H.843  HD.3343 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 843) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others for legislation to mandate health insurance coverage for certain brain injury rehabilitation. Financial Services.
H.874  HD.2873 By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 874) of Steven S. Howitt and others relative to insurance points surcharges. Financial Services.
H.877  HD.2623 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 877) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to motor vehicle insurance surcharges. Financial Services.
H.901  HD.469 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 901) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage. Financial Services.
S.903  SD.1026 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 903) of Karen E. Spilka, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
H.911  HD.2071 By Mr. McKenna of Webster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 911) of Joseph D. McKenna and others relative to the organization of limited liability companies. Financial Services.
H.981  HD.3502 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 981) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to the financial impact of the costs associated with the Health Connector and compliance with the Affordable Care Act. Health Care Financing.
H.995  HD.3206 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 995) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to permit spouses to provide adult foster care. 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.
H.1050  HD.2384 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1050) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to the expansion of the valedictorian tuition waiver program in the public system of higher education. Higher Education.
H.1069  HD.3167 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1069) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to authorize public institutions of higher education to retain funds received as in-state tuition. Higher Education.
S.1093  SD.512 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1093) of Michael O. Moore, Jose F. Tosado, Leah Cole and Chris Walsh for legislation to allow for the decriminalization of minor offenses. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1103  HD.2209 By Mrs. Gifford of Wareham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1103) of Susan Williams Gifford and others relative to the definition of low and moderate income housing. Housing.
H.1113  HD.2628 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1113) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to public housing restrictions. Housing.
H.1146  HD.1171 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1146) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to include Section 8 housing vouchers as an affordable housing type. Housing.
S.1181  SD.560 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1181) of Joan B. Lovely, James J. Dwyer, Dennis A. Rosa, Colleen M. Garry and other members of the General Court relative to providing for a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants. Public Health.
S.1198  SD.529 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1198) of Michael O. Moore, Leonard Mirra, Timothy R. Whelan, Leah Cole and other members of the General Court relative to firearm license fees. 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.
H.1220  HD.347 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1220) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases. The Judiciary.
S.1233  SD.733 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1233) of Daniel A. Wolf, Jason M. Lewis, Louis L. Kafka, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish and financing a drug collection and disposal program. Public Health.
H.1246  HD.1995 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1246) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to rates of compensation payable to counsel. The Judiciary.
H.1248  HD.2676 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1248) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to expunge the records of persons falsely accused and juveniles. 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.
H.1270  HD.2308 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1270) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to expunge the records of persons falsely accused and juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.1278  HD.1893 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1278) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others relative to rendering the criminal and civil justice systems accessible to victims of sexual violence. The Judiciary.
S.1287  SD.537 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1287) of Michael O. Moore, Leonard Mirra, Timothy R. Whelan, Leah Cole and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize the Colonel of the State Police, or persons authorized by him, to issue temporary license to carry firearms to certain nonresidents. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1289  HD.1663 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1289) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to certain civil infractions. The Judiciary.
H.1306  HD.1991 By Representative Frost of Auburn and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1306) of Paul K. Frost, Michael O. Moore and others relative to penalties for the unauthorized sale of veterans’ grave markers. The Judiciary.
H.1313  HD.2089 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1313) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to promote the use of restorative justice practices. The Judiciary.
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.
S.1360  SD.1464 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1360) of Ryan C. Fattman and Leah Cole for legislation to reform and modernize legislative transportation reimbursement. Public Service.
H.1361  HD.147 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1361) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to filing fees for appeals of civil motor vehicle infractions. The Judiciary.
H.1363  HD.150 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1363) of Paul R. Heroux, Leah Cole and Benjamin Swan relative to the standard of proof for juvenile defendants. The Judiciary.
H.1364  HD.151 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1364) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to the reporting of sex offender treatment program outcomes by the Commissioners of the Department of Correction and the Department of Youth Services. The Judiciary.
H.1365  HD.152 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1365) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to the classification of sex offenders diagnosed as pedophiles by a licensed mental health clinician. 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.1372  HD.719 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1372) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to establish an innocence commission to analyze the circumstances of innocent persons being charged, prosecuted, convicted and incarcerated. The Judiciary.
H.1376  HD.2230 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1376) of Bradford R. Hill and others relative to certain habitual offenders. The Judiciary.
H.1392  HD.2408 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1392) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to the penalties for the crime of fetal homicide. The Judiciary.
H.1394  HD.2413 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1394) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to the indemnification of certain persons from civil proceedings for injuries or deaths of persons unlawfully entering their dwelling. The Judiciary.
H.1402  HD.2426 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1402) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to the crime of failing to notify law enforcement officials of a missing or deceased child. The Judiciary.
H.1463  HD.1477 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1463) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to expanding eligibility for diversion to treatment for criminal offenders. The Judiciary.
H.1472  HD.3269 By Mr. Lyons of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1472) of James J. Lyons, Jr., and others for legislation to increase the penalties for heroin trafficking. The Judiciary.
S.1478  SD.1134 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1478) of Ryan C. Fattman, Shaunna L. O'Connell, Richard J. Ross, Kevin J. Kuros and others for legislation to abolish the death tax. Revenue.
S.1479  SD.1253 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1479) of Ryan C. Fattman, Kevin J. Kuros and Leah Cole for legislation relative to the inventory tax. Revenue.
H.1489  HD.162 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1489) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the liability of farmers’ markets. The Judiciary.
H.1490  HD.171 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1490) of Paul McMurtry, Leah Cole and Michael F. Rush for legislation to expedite the sale of foreclosed homes. The Judiciary.
H.1492  HD.874 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1492) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the donations of leftover food by restaurants and cafeterias. The Judiciary.
H.1493  HD.2587 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1493) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the registered land in the office of an assistant recorder. The Judiciary.
H.1500  HD.2215 By Mr. Muradian of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1500) of David K. Muradian, Jr., and others relative to the indemnification of certain persons from civil proceedings for injuries or deaths of persons unlawfully entering their dwelling. The Judiciary.
H.1511  HD.2678 By Mr. Nangle of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1511) of David M. Nangle and others relative to the crime of intentionally obstructing vehicular of pedestrian traffic upon a public way. The Judiciary.
H.1524  HD.3510 By Mrs. O’Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1524) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others relative to the penalties for excessive non-emergency 911 calls. The Judiciary.
S.1525  SD.464 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1525) of Michael O. Moore, Leah Cole, Chris Walsh, Brian M. Ashe and others for legislation to provide tax credits for hospitals providing charitable care. Revenue.
S.1526  SD.538 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1526) of Michael O. Moore, Michael J. Rodrigues and Leah Cole for legislation to equalize the Department of Revenue interest rates. Revenue.
S.1527  SD.539 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1527) of Michael O. Moore, Leonard Mirra, Timothy R. Whelan, Leah Cole and other members of the General Court for legislation to automatically reduce the sales tax if certain revenue growth is exceeded. Revenue.
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.1548  SD.1614 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1548) of Richard J. Ross, Robert L. Hedlund, Viriato M. deMacedo, Brian A. Joyce and other members of the General Court for legislation to exempt certain farmers' markets from certain property taxes. Revenue.
H.1549  HD.1289 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1549) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others for legislation to establish penalties for the crime of committing sexual abuse against persons with disabilities. The Judiciary.
S.1549  SD.1615 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1549) of Richard J. Ross, Leonard Mirra, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a municipal gas tax exemption. Revenue.
S.1550  SD.1618 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1550) of Richard J. Ross, Leah Cole and Paul R. Heroux for legislation to reduce the property taxes of certain elderly persons. Revenue.
H.1565  HD.180 By Mr. Rosa of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1565) of Dennis A. Rosa and others for legislation to authorize owners of interests in real property to execute and record a transfer on death deed to such property. 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.
H.1603  HD.1842 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1603) of Theodore C. Speliotis, Leah Cole and Leonard Mirra for legislation to transfer the jurisdiction of the towns of Danvers and Middleton from the Salem District Court to the Peabody District Court. The Judiciary.
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.
H.1639  HD.3192 By Mr. Tucker of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1639) of Paul Tucker and others relative to the issuance of a summons instead of a warrant for misdemeanors. The Judiciary.
H.1641  HD.188 By Mr. Velis of Westfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1641) of John C. Velis and others relative to the false representation of military status. The Judiciary.
H.1723  HD.2571 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1723) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to a study of the economic impact of the increased minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1725  HD.2854 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1725) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to independent contractors. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1727  HD.2925 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1727) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the definition of an employee under the labor laws for certain persons performing services. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1754  HD.2939 By Mrs. O’Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1754) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others relative to the payment of wages to self-employed contractors of services. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1758  HD.1955 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1758) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the unemployment benefit eligibility system. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1803  HD.1944 By Mr. Lyons of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1803) of James J. Lyons, Jr., and others relative to the minimum reimbursement rate for adult residential behavioral health and addiction treatment. 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.
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.
S.1869  SD.969 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1869) of Richard J. Ross, Ryan C. Fattman, Shawn Dooley, Susan Williams Gifford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to preserving public safety and preventing trespassing on state highways. Transportation.
H.1889  HD.1878 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1889) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to the independent practice of advanced practice registered nursing by nurse practitioners. Public Health.
H.1896  HD.3019 By Ms. Campanale of Leicester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1896) of Kate D. Campanale and others for legislation to authorize school bus drivers to administer epinephrine to children suffering from allergic reactions. Public Health.
H.1925  HD.1644 By Mr. Diehl of Whitman, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1925) of Geoff Diehl and others relative to establishing provisions for the return of expired pharmaceuticals. Public Health.
H.1926  HD.2613 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1926) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to the fees charged for the certification of firefighters as emergency medical technicians. Public Health.
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.
S.1964  SD.2032 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1964) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Daniel A. Wolf, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis, James T. Welch and other members of the General Court for legislation to deny paternity rights to perpetrators of rape. The Judiciary.
H.1969  HD.2440 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1969) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., and others relative to the dispensing of controlled substances by emergency room physicians. Public Health.
H.1983  HD.2600 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1983) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to the use of epinephrine, adrenaline or other agents by optometrists in the treatment of anaphylaxis. 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.
S.1998  SD.2146 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1998) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joan B. Lovely and Leah Cole for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Susan Metheny, an employee of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Public Service.
H.2001  HD.3151 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2001) of Kay Khan and others relative to home health and hospice aides. Public Health.
H.2002  HD.3216 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2002) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to provide for the rapid deployment of qualified nurses. Public Health.
H.2083  HD.2940 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2083) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to limit the prescription of controlled substances to an amount necessary for seventy-two hours of medically legitimate treatment. Public Health.
H.2120  HD.1945 By Mr. D’Emilia of Bridgewater, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2120) of Angelo L. D’Emilia and others for legislation to allow for the lawful sale of inert ammunition components from certain out-of-state vendors to lawfully licensed gun owners in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2122  HD.827 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2122) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to firearm licensing requirements. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2138  HD.3240 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2138) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to firearm license fees. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2139  HD.3195 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2139) of Bradford R. Hill and others for legislation to exclude novelty sparklers from the definition of prohibited fireworks. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2168  HD.1265 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2168) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to elevator inspection fee waivers for non-profit organizations. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2277  HD.2643 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2277) of Diana DiZoglio and others that certain firefighters may wear uniforms while on duty and making solicitations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Public Service.
H.2441  HD.948 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2441) of Bruce J. Ayers and others relative to providing an income tax credit for families caring for relatives at home who are elderly or totally disabled with Alzheimer’s disease. Revenue.
H.2446  HD.448 By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2446) of F. Jay Barrows and others relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices purchased with a service contract. Revenue.
H.2453  HD.2706 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2453) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to provide an income tax deduction for interest paid on certain graduate student loans. Revenue.
H.2460  HD.2559 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2460) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to property tax abatements for veterans. Revenue.
H.2473  HD.613 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2473) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to provide certain tax credits for investments in gateway municipalities. Revenue.
H.2474  HD.3231 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2474) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to enhance the investment tax credit. Revenue.
H.2489  HD.2349 By Mr. Dooley of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2489) of Shawn Dooley and others relative to the estate tax code. Revenue.
H.2490  HD.1607 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2490) of James J. Dwyer and others for legislation to direct the Commissioner of the Department of Revenue to annually designate a sales tax holiday. Revenue.
H.2495  HD.1911 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2495) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to the tax on gross gaming revenues, the waiting period for certain former public officials to be employed by gaming licensees and the prohibiting of financial assistance from state funds for gaming licensees. Revenue.
H.2517  HD.668 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2517) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices purchased with a service contract. Revenue.
H.2524  HD.557 By Mr. Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2524) of Carmine L. Gentile and others for legislation to allow municipalities to exempt up to fifty percent of real estate taxes for seniors whose annual property taxes exceed ten percent of their annual income. Revenue.
H.2525  HD.2455 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2525) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., and others relative to providing tax incentives for small scale commercial development in gateway municipalities. Revenue.
H.2530  HD.146 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2530) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to exempt farmers’ markets from certain property taxes. Revenue.
H.2534  HD.2266 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2534) of Bradford R. Hill and others relative to the property tax deferral program. Revenue.
H.2536  HD.520 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2536) of Kate Hogan and others relative to a sales tax exemption for the sale of used books and other items sold by libraries for fundraising purposes. Revenue.
H.2547  HD.2330 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2547) of Randy Hunt and others for legislation to authorize income tax filers to make voluntary contributions to the Massachusetts Cultural Development Fund on their annual income tax returns. Revenue.
H.2550  HD.2369 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2550) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to providing sales tax holidays, so-called, on the dates of August 15 and 16, 2015. Revenue.
H.2552  HD.2376 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2552) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others for legislation to require a two-thirds vote of the Senate and House of Representatives prior to making appropriations from the Stabilization Fund. Revenue.
H.2554  HD.2378 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2554) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to limitations on expenditures and revenues. Revenue.
H.2555  HD.2381 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2555) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to exempting municipalities from the gas tax. Revenue.
H.2556  HD.2402 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2556) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others for legislation to establish an annual sales tax holiday. Revenue.
H.2557  HD.2406 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2557) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to the reduction of certain sales and use taxes. Revenue.
H.2558  HD.2407 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2558) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to calculations of interest for refunds issued by the Department of Revenue. Revenue.
H.2559  HD.2409 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2559) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to the establishment of a tax amnesty program. Revenue.
H.2560  HD.2412 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2560) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to the calculation of the inventory tax on certain corporations. Revenue.
H.2561  HD.2576 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2561) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others for legislation to require a waiting period for the implementation of new taxes. Revenue.
H.2562  HD.2579 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2562) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to a corporate minimum tax exemption. Revenue.
H.2566  HD.523 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2566) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to updating non-taxable medical supplies. Revenue.
H.2582  HD.2039 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2582) of Robert M. Koczera and others relative to increasing the cap on the historic rehabilitation tax credit. Revenue.
H.2596  HD.431 By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2596) of Marc T. Lombardo and others relative to establishing a meals tax holiday. Revenue.
H.2597  HD.786 By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2597) of Marc T. Lombardo and others for legislation to lower the sales tax to five percent. Revenue.
H.2598  HD.795 By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2598) of Marc T. Lombardo and others relative to reducing the income tax to five percent. Revenue.
H.2600  HD.841 By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2600) of Marc T. Lombardo and others for legislation to exempt municipalities from the gas tax. Revenue.
H.2612  HD.2187 By Mr. McKenna of Webster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2612) of Joseph D. McKenna and others for legislation to repeal the estate tax. Revenue.
H.2613  HD.407 By Messrs. McMurtry of Dedham and Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2613) of Paul McMurtry, Aaron Vega and others relative to exempting certain school supply expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers from the income tax. Revenue.
H.2625  HD.2218 By Mr. Muradian of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2625) of David K. Muradian, Jr., and others for legislation to provide an income tax deduction for purchases of gun safes. Revenue.
H.2626  HD.2222 By Mr. Muradian of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2626) of David K. Muradian, Jr., and others relative to sales tax exemptions for gun safes and trigger locks. Revenue.
H.2641  HD.2929 By Mrs. O’Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2641) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others for legislation to require a one-year waiting period after passage of an act creating new taxes for said taxes to become effective. Revenue.
H.2642  HD.2967 By Representative O’Connell of Taunton and Senator Fattman, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2642) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others for legislation to exempt certain inventory from taxation. Revenue.
H.2658  HD.1264 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2658) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to the disabled veterans exemption from the motor vehicle excise tax. Revenue.
H.2660  HD.1269 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2660) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others for legislation to exempt farmers’ markets from certain property taxes. Revenue.
H.2663  HD.1282 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2663) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to sales and excise tax exemptions for disabled veterans. Revenue.
H.2664  HD.1284 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2664) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to the corporate excise tax. Revenue.
H.2665  HD.1290 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2665) of Elizabeth A. Poirier, F. Jay Barrows and Leah Cole relative to the refunding of sales taxes on certain purchases. Revenue.
H.2666  HD.1299 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2666) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to taxes generated by charitable raffles and bazaars. Revenue.
H.2694  HD.1174 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2694) of Chris Walsh and others relative to establishing a tax incentive for small property improvements. Revenue.
H.2695  HD.1384 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2695) of Chris Walsh and others relative to the calculation of motor vehicle excise taxes. Revenue.
H.2753  HD.2243 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2753) of Bradford R. Hill and others for legislation to make the General Court subject to the open meeting law. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2754  HD.2254 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2754) of Bradford R. Hill and others relative to accessible electronic information technology for persons with disabilities. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2771  HD.3154 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2771) of Kay Khan and others relative to authorizing the Governor to appoint a registered nurse to the Health Policy Commission. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2778  HD.1585 By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2778) of Kevin J. Kuros and others for legislation to establish a sunset commission to periodically review government agencies and authorities. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2799  HD.2932 By Mrs. O’Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2799) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others for legislation to require the biennial review of rules and regulations with an economic impact on small businesses. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2816  HD.56 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2816) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to amend the open meeting law by defining a “public internet discussion” and setting requirements for members of a public body to discuss matters before it in a “public internet discussion”. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2846  HD.1848 By Mrs. Whipps Lee of Athol, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2846) of Susannah M. Whipps Lee and others relative to public meeting exemptions for the General Court. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2866  HD.748 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2866) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to regulate the establishment of municipal lighting plants. 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.2982  HD.2333 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2982) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to school bus driver licensing. Transportation.
H.2987  HD.1532 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2987) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others for legislation to prohibit the charging of fees by the Registry of Motor Vehicles for the answering of certain common questions. 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.3040  HD.2529 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3040) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to authorize the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to issue distinctive registration plates for firefighters. Transportation.
H.3045  HD.502 By Mr. McKenna of Webster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3045) of Joseph D. McKenna and others for legislation to direct the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to implement and regulate the Yellow Dot Program, so-called, to provide important medical information about occupants of motor vehicles. Transportation.
H.3047  HD.1093 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3047) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to direct the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to make driving records available online for informational purposes. Transportation.
H.3059  HD.2492 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3059) of Jerald A. Parisella and others that the Highway Department be directed to create a timeline for interchange improvements along Route 128 from the city of Peabody to the town of Gloucester. Transportation.
H.3063  HD.580 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3063) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a commuter pass program for users of the Massachusetts Turnpike. Transportation.
H.3070  HD.1891 By Representatives Provost of Somerville and Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3070) of Denise Provost and others relative to speed limits inside certain thickly settled areas or business districts. Transportation.
H.3140  HD.2250 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3140) of Bradford R. Hill and others for legislation to allow veterans living in housing authorities to deduct the cost of traveling for medical purposes from the income total assessed by said authority. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3178  HD.710 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3178) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to establish a legislative budget office. Ways and Means.
H.3180  HD.2926 By Mrs. O’Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3180) of Shaunna L. O’Connell and others for legislation to require the House and Senate committees on Ways and Means to conduct public hearings on proposed legislation to establish, increase or expand taxes or fees. Ways and Means.
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.3270  HD.2735 By Mr. Boldyga of Southwick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3270) of Nicholas A. Boldyga and others for legislation to authorize terminally ill patients to consent to treatment by investigational drugs, biological products or devices. Public Health.
H.3318  HD.2552 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by resolutions, House, No. 3318) of Peter J. Durant and others for the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to convene a Constitutional Convention. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3391  HD.1684 By Representatives Donahue of Worcester and Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3391) of Daniel M. Donahue, Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to unfunded mandates on public schools. Education.
H.3402  HD.1442 By Mr. Silvia of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3402) of Alan Silvia and others for legislation to provide pre-kindergarten education to four year old children meeting specific requirements in gateway municipalities. Education.
H.3488  HD.3391 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3488) of Sean Garballey and others relative to providing certain health insurance coverage. Public Service.
H.3507  HD.531 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3507) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to establish estate tax valuation for farms. Revenue.
H.3514  HD.2659 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3514) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to the value of classic or antique vehicles in calculating the sales tax. Revenue.
H.3733  HD.4078 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to exempt certain persons over the age of sixty-five from motor vehicle excises and registration fees. Revenue.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.