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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Michael F. Rush Democrat - Norfolk and Suffolk

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  Mike.Rush@masenate.gov

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Boston, MA, 02133
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  HD.380 By Mr. Rogers of Norwood, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 7B) of John H. Rogers and Michael F. Rush relative to the retirement of Michael Gallerani. Public Service.
S.44  SD.1434 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 44) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jay R. Kaufman, Marjorie C. Decker, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect children's mental health services. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.112  SD.1028 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 112) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Attorney General Maura Healey, Jennifer E. Benson, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a student tuition recovery fund. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.130  SD.374 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 130) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Marjorie C. Decker, James B. Eldridge, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation to remove fees for security freezes and disclosures of consumer credit reports. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.140  HD.325 By Representative Chan of Quincy and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 140) of Tackey Chan, John F. Keenan and others for legislation to provide for the licensing and regulation of drain cleaners. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.182  SD.6 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 182) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Kimberly N. Ferguson, Michael F. Rush and Anne M. Gobi for legislation relative to online lottery. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.221  SD.1817 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 221) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Shaunna L. O'Connell, Steven Ultrino, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to universal pre-kindergarten access. Education.
S.254  SD.576 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 254) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Michael F. Rush, James B. Eldridge, Kimberly N. Ferguson and others for legislation to ensure adequate nursing services at public schools. Education.
H.261  HD.631 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 261) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others for legislation to establish a curriculum on personal financial literacy in the public schools. Education.
H.264  HD.77 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 264) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to special education funding. Education.
H.265  HD.78 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 265) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to improving procurement procedures to ensure opportunities for students with disabilities. Education.
S.297  SD.865 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 297) of Thomas M. McGee, F. Jay Barrows, Brendan P. Crighton, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote quality physical education. Education.
H.314  HD.1383 By Representative Roy of Franklin and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 314) of Jeffrey N. Roy, Karen E. Spilka and others relative to the teaching of genocide education in the public schools. Education.
S.330  SD.1731 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 330) of Walter F. Timilty, Carole A. Fiola, Susan Williams Gifford, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to strengthening background checks. Education.
S.336  SD.977 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 336) of Harriette L. Chandler, John H. Rogers, Thomas M. McGee, Daniel M. Donahue and other members of the General Court for legislation to stabilize the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.354  SD.1383 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 354) of Mark C. Montigny, Thomas M. McGee, Jack Lewis, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to reserving beds in nursing homes during certain leaves of absence. Elder Affairs.
S.358  SD.729 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 358) of Marc R. Pacheco, Bruce E. Tarr, Michael D. Brady, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Nursing Home Quality Jobs Initiative. Elder Affairs.
S.364  SD.1664 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 364) of James T. Welch, Paul J. Donato, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen the Massachusetts home care program. Elder Affairs.
S.379  SD.476 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 379) of James B. Eldridge, Carmine L. Gentile, Jennifer E. Benson, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation for a United States constitutional amendment and amendments convention. Election Laws.
S.442  SD.1796 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 442) of Anne M. Gobi, Paul A. Schmid, III, Michael J. Rodrigues, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to create an Agricultural Resolve and Security Fund. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.455  SD.666 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 455) of Joan B. Lovely, James B. Eldridge, Mary S. Keefe, Steven S. Howitt and others for legislation relative to drinking water and ground water research. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.456  SD.1985 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 456) of Joan B. Lovely, Carmine L. Gentile, Jason M. Lewis, Jay R. Kaufman and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure safe drinking water at schools and early childhood programs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.464  SD.654 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 464) of Michael O. Moore, Lori A. Ehrlich, Jack Lewis, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation further regulating the enforcement of illegal hunting practices. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.515  SD.1268 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 515) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Barbara A. L'Italien, Jose F. Tosado, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to secure choice retirement savings plan. Financial Services.
S.528  SD.1405 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 528) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jay R. Kaufman, Marjorie C. Decker, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase consumer transparency about insurance provider networks. Financial Services.
S.547  SD.587 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 547) of Jason M. Lewis, Ruth B. Balser, Chris Walsh, Diana DiZoglio and other members of the General Court for legislation to require coverage for community and home-based behavioral health care services for certain children and adolescents with mental health disorders. Financial Services.
S.549  SD.1182 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 549) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Jennifer E. Benson, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to advance and expand access to telemedicine services. Financial Services.
S.591  SD.1174 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 591) of Karen E. Spilka, Jack Lewis, Diana DiZoglio, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect access to confidential healthcare. Financial Services.
S.613  SD.765 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 613) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Steven Ultrino, Mark C. Montigny, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation to continue care for families enrolled in MassHealth. Health Care Financing.
S.658  SD.1170 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 658) of Marc R. Pacheco, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Michael F. Rush, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to remove the restrictions on the licenses of certified registered nurse anesthetists as recommended by the Institute of Medicine and the Federal Trade Commission. Health Care Financing.
S.659  SD.748 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 659) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Michael F. Rush, Michael D. Brady, Alan Silvia and others for legislation to improve health care cost accountability. Health Care Financing.
S.660  SD.1115 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 660) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Michael F. Rush and Michael D. Brady for legislation relative to health care non-discrimination. Health Care Financing.
S.687  SD.2047 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 687) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Michael F. Rush, Russell E. Holmes, Daniel J. Hunt and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center Board of Directors. Higher Education.
S.706  SD.871 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 706) of Michael O. Moore, Timothy R. Whelan, Jack Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to sexual violence on higher education campuses. Higher Education.
S.716  SD.947 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 716) of Harriette L. Chandler, Thomas M. McGee, John J. Lawn, Jr., Daniel M. Donahue and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing. Housing.
S.777  SD.1389 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 777) of William N. Brownsberger, Michael J. Barrett, Marjorie C. Decker, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce the criminalization of poverty. The Judiciary.
S.832  SD.1872 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 832) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, William Crocker, Kenneth I. Gordon and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect survivors of rape and their children. The Judiciary.
S.880  SD.621 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 880) of John F. Keenan, Michael D. Brady, F. Jay Barrows, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase transparency in the Massachusetts land record systems to protect the property rights of homeowners and businesses. The Judiciary.
H.902  HD.1413 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 902) of Paul McMurtry, James R. Miceli and Michael F. Rush relative to court orders for the sale of certain foreclosed property. The Judiciary.
S.905  SD.1083 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 905) of Mark C. Montigny, Patricia A. Haddad, Sal N. DiDomenico, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen laws combatting human trafficking and protecting survivors of modern-day slavery. The Judiciary.
H.944  HD.396 By Mr. Rogers of Norwood, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 944) of John H. Rogers and Michael F. Rush for legislation to provide remedies to consumers for clearing titles after the payoff of mortgages. The Judiciary.
S.999  SD.496 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 999) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael D. Brady, John H. Rogers and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1019  SD.332 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1019) of John F. Keenan, Michael D. Brady, Michael O. Moore, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transparency in employee benefits reporting in private construction. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1022  SD.1218 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1022) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Barbara A. L'Italien, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish collective bargaining rights for TNC drivers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1023  SD.338 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1023) of Joan B. Lovely, Michelle M. DuBois, Eric P. Lesser, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Massachusetts pregnant workers fairness act. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1033  SD.239 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1033) of Marc R. Pacheco, Diana DiZoglio, Steven Ultrino, Jay R. Kaufman and other members of the General Court for legislation to further define standards of employee safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1048  SD.1768 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1048) of Karen E. Spilka, Jack Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a family and medical leave insurance program. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1065  SD.1820 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1065) of Jason M. Lewis, Joseph D. McKenna, Richard J. Ross, Steven Ultrino and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen local control over recreational marijuana businesses. Marijuana Policy.
S.1080  SD.1730 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1080) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Richard J. Ross, David F. DeCoste, Sheila C. Harrington and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to municipal control over recreational marijuana. Marijuana Policy.
S.1100  SD.475 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1100) of John F. Keenan, William Smitty Pignatelli, Elizabeth A. Malia, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to opioid prescribing practices and access to pain management. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1155  SD.1636 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1155) of Karen E. Spilka, Jack Lewis, John H. Rogers, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animals during pet sales. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1159  SD.949 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1159) of Bruce E. Tarr, Mark C. Montigny, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animal welfare and safety in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1162  HD.1916 By Mr. Galvin of Canton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1162) of William C. Galvin and others for legislation to authorize emergency medical technicians to restrain patients who present immediate or serious threats of bodily harm to themselves or others. Public Health.
H.1163  HD.557 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1163) of Sean Garballey and others relative to access to original birth certificates for all persons born in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
S.1164  SD.941 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1164) of Harriette L. Chandler, John W. Scibak, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the enhanced management of early childhood caries among MassHealth patients. Public Health.
S.1195  SD.411 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1195) of James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger, Kevin G. Honan, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to grant equal access to original birth certificates to all persons born in Massachusetts. Public Health.
S.1205  SD.545 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1205) of Anne M. Gobi, Patricia A. Haddad, John W. Scibak, Susan Williams Gifford and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate central service technicians. Public Health.
S.1206  SD.567 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1206) of Anne M. Gobi, Marjorie C. Decker, Denise Provost, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to out-of-hospital birth access and safety. Public Health.
S.1218  SD.1353 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1218) of Jason M. Lewis, Harriette L. Chandler, Kevin G. Honan, Paul McMurtry and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect youth from the health risks of tobacco and nicotine addiction. Public Health.
S.1224  SD.369 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1224) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Brian M. Ashe, Colleen M. Garry, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve treatment for Alzheimer’s and dementia. Public Health.
S.1257  SD.1135 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1257) of Marc R. Pacheco, Jose F. Tosado, Frank A. Moran, Mathew Muratore and other members of the General Court for legislation to contain health care costs and improve access to value based nurse practitioner care as recommended by the IOM and FTC. Public Health.
S.1275  SD.1930 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1275) of Walter F. Timilty, William Driscoll, Michael F. Rush and Daniel Cullinane for legislation to require the Department of Public Health to conduct a study of the health impacts of airplane flights on the resident communities that are represented on the Massachusetts Port Authority Community Advisory Committee. Public Health.
H.1279  HD.481 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1279) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to authorize non-profit or charitable organizations to apply for waivers to the elevator inspection fees. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1300  SD.852 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1300) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael F. Rush, William N. Brownsberger, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to regional lock-up facilities. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1332  SD.658 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1332) of Thomas M. McGee, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Brendan P. Crighton, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote safety in the transportation of students. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1368  SD.293 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1368) of James E. Timilty, Diana DiZoglio, Chris Walsh, Marc T. Lombardo and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the closure of state correctional facilities. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1386  SD.863 By Mr. Brady, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1386) of Michael D. Brady, Frank A. Moran, Michael F. Rush, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to firefighters cessation program. Public Service.
S.1406  SD.1220 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1406) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Frank A. Moran, Michael F. Rush, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a group insurance commission under the Executive Office of Administration and Finance. Public Service.
S.1407  SD.1228 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1407) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Frank A. Moran, Michael D. Brady, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Group Insurance Commission premium contributions. Public Service.
H.1417  HD.654 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1417) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to line of duty death benefits for public employees. Public Service.
S.1423  SD.192 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1423) of John F. Keenan, Michael F. Rush, James J. Dwyer, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase membership in the PRIM Board. Public Service.
S.1426  SD.25 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1426) of Jason M. Lewis, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jay R. Kaufman, Daniel J. Ryan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to collective bargaining rights for employees of CPCS. Public Service.
S.1467  SD.755 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1467) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael F. Rush and Jack Lewis for legislation relative to commissioned corps service credit. Public Service.
S.1474  SD.668 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1474) of James E. Timilty, Frank A. Moran, Thomas M. McGee, Barbara A. L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to group insurance costs for certain public retirees. Public Service.
S.1475  SD.719 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1475) of James E. Timilty, Shaunna L. O'Connell, Diana DiZoglio, John H. Rogers and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining. Public Service.
H.1492  HD.798 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1492) of Edward F. Coppinger and others relative to the fuel cell technology tax exemption. Revenue.
S.1494  SD.497 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1494) of Joseph A. Boncore, Sal N. DiDomenico, Kevin G. Honan, Martin J. Walsh, Mayor of Boston and other members of the General Court for legislation regarding state income tax credit for renting unsubsidized properties at below market rents. Revenue.
S.1504  SD.588 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1504) of Cynthia S. Creem, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Jason M. Lewis, Paul A. Schmid, III and other members of the General Court for legislation to sustain community preservation revenue. Revenue.
S.1511  SD.609 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1511) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Linda Dorcena Forry, John J. Lawn, Jr., William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote high-impact community investment. Revenue.
S.1530  SD.1553 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1530) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Barbara A. L'Italien, Paul R. Heroux, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the family caregiver tax credit. Revenue.
H.1697  HD.1147 By Representative Parisella of Beverly and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1697) of Jerald A. Parisella, Joan B. Lovely and others for the annual issuance by the Governor of a proclamation setting apart first week in August as ice bucket challenge week. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1744  SD.466 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1744) of Michael O. Moore and Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to the definition of fraud in public construction bid laws. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1821  SD.1021 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1821) of Michael J. Barrett, Frank I. Smizik, Carmine L. Gentile, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to combat climate change. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1831  SD.841 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1831) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Carmine L. Gentile, Jack Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to solar power in environmental justice and urban communities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1846  SD.1632 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1846) of James B. Eldridge, Paul W. Mark, Carmine L. Gentile, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to solar power and the green economy. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1847  SD.1727 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1847) of James B. Eldridge, Stephen Kulik, Frank I. Smizik, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify the authority and responsibilities of the department of public utilities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1855  SD.1674 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1855) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Kenneth I. Gordon, Carmine L. Gentile, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect ratepayers from gas pipeline expansion costs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1859  SD.1183 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1859) of Jason M. Lewis, Michael S. Day, Carmine L. Gentile, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court relative to further regulating the Energy Facilities Siting Board within the Department of Public Utilities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1865  SD.464 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1865) of Michael O. Moore, Michael F. Rush, Robert M. Koczera, Patricia A. Haddad and others for legislation relative to the development of economically sound and environmentally progressive solid waste management strategies to improve recycling. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1866  SD.465 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1866) of Michael O. Moore, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Thomas M. McGee, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transparency in private utility construction contracts. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1867  SD.1305 By Ms. O'Connor Ives, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1867) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Michael F. Rush, Angelo M. Scaccia and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to prohibit misleading telemarketer calls to consumers. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1871  SD.1365 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1871) of Marc R. Pacheco, Daniel M. Donahue, Michael F. Rush, Thomas J. Calter and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to net metering. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1876  SD.1372 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1876) of Marc R. Pacheco, John W. Scibak, Michael D. Brady, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to enhancing RPS standards. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1880  SD.2049 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1880) of Marc R. Pacheco, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Lewis, Dylan Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation to create 21st Century Massachusetts Clean Energy Jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1886  HD.429 By Mr. Rogers of Norwood, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1886) of John H. Rogers and others for legislation to require the Department of Highways to acquire a certain portion of Brook Street and Willet Pond Dam in the town of Norwood by eminent domain. Transportation.
S.1905  SD.1545 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1905) of William N. Brownsberger, Jonathan Hecht, David M. Rogers, Gailanne M. Cariddi and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce traffic fatalities. Transportation.
S.1960  SD.1442 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1960) of Mark C. Montigny, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to child passenger safety. Transportation.
H.1992  HD.2298 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1992) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., and others relative to telecommunications systems contractors and technicians. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.2052  SD.2112 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Ryan C. Fattman, Richard J. Ross, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation to fairly fund early voting. Election Laws.
H.2070  HD.2344 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2070) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the construction and reconstruction of rooms in licensed nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
H.2071  HD.2356 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2071) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to promoting the betterment of resident’s health and safety in skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities. Elder Affairs.
H.2113  HD.2382 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2113) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the use and protection of pollinators by further regulating the spraying, release, deposit or application of a neonicotinoid on certain agricultural land. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.2121  Senate, May 24, 2017 -- Text of amendment (596) (offered by Senator Donoghue et al) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 3) to the House Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2018 for the maintenance of the departments, boards, commissions, institutions and certain activities of the Commonwealth, for interest, sinking fund and serial bond requirements and for certain permanent improvements
S.2149  Senate, May 24, 2017 -- Text of amendment (75) (offered by Senator Chang-Diaz et al) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 3) to the House Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2018 for the maintenance of the departments, boards, commissions, institutions and certain activities of the Commonwealth, for interest, sinking fund and serial bond requirements and for certain permanent improvements
S.2151  Senate, May 25, 2017 -- Text of amendment (43) (offered by Senator Montigny et al) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 3) to the House Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2018 for the maintenance of the departments, boards, commissions, institutions and certain activities of the Commonwealth, for interest, sinking fund and serial bond requirements and for certain permanent improvements
S.2174  SD.2332 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 2174) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Eileen M. Donoghue, RoseLee Vincent, Michael F. Rush, Frank I. Smizik and other members of the General Court that provision be made for an investigation and study by a special commission relative to mattress recycling. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2484  HD.2517 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2484) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to require the use of seatbelts on school buses. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2680  HD.2577 By Mr. Velis of Westfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2680) of John C. Velis and others that the Honor and Remember Flag be designated as the symbol of the Commonwealth’s concern and commitment to honoring and remembering the lives of all members of the United States Armed Forces who lost their lives while serving. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2864  HD.3668 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2864) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the use of tobacco products in primary and secondary school buildings or facilities. Education.
H.3278  HD.3108 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3278) of Nick Collins and others relative to creating a rebuttable presumption of job relatedness for certain public safety personnel suffering from disabling conditions caused by exposure to infectious diseases. Public Service.
H.3281  HD.3605 By Representative Decker of Cambridge and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3281) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the divestment of state pension funds from holdings in fossil fuel companies. Public Service.
H.3311  HD.3131 By Messrs. Collins of Boston and McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3311) of Nick Collins and others for legislation to establish a live theater tax credit. Revenue.
H.3370  HD.3620 By Mrs. Harrington of Groton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3370) of Sheila C. Harrington and others for legislation to designate the Fort Devens Museum as the official veterans and military museum of the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3391  HD.3239 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3391) of Edward F. Coppinger and others for legislation to further regulate the Energy Facilities Siting Board. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3400  HD.3204 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3400) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the authority and responsibilities of the Department of Public Utilities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3562  HD.3063 By Mr. Driscoll of Milton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3562) of William Driscoll and others for legislation to authorize an independent scientific organization to study and survey of the forest, wildlife and environmental health of the Blue Hills Reservation. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3594  HD.2918 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3594) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to benzodiazepines and non-benzodiazepine hypnotics. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2676  HD.2994 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly (by request), a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2676) of Murray Forbes and others relative to the commemoration of Governor James and General John Sullivan. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. This bill is by request. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.