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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Michael J. Barrett Democrat - Third Middlesex

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Assistant Majority Leader
  Mike.Barrett@masenate.gov

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Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
  SD.2422 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) of Jason M. Lewis and Michael S. Day for legislation relative to the energy facilities siting board. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.64  SD.1874 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 64) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Mary S. Keefe, Christine P. Barber, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity. The Judiciary.
S.66  SD.557 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 66) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, Paul R. Heroux, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the children's medical security program and simplifying the administration process. 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.
S.81  SD.1728 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 81) of John F. Keenan, Tom Sannicandro, Thomas J. Calter, Elizabeth A. Malia and other members of the General Court for legislation to the protect persons with a disability. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.86  SD.1613 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 86) of Barbara L'Italien, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Carolyn C. Dykema, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the Commonwealth's compliance with federal law meeting requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.87  SD.1626 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 87) of Barbara L'Italien, Marjorie C. Decker, Michael O. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide equal access to evaluations for children with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.102  SD.924 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 102) of Karen E. Spilka, Marjorie C. Decker, Michael J. Barrett, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure healthcare coverage for youth who have aged-out of the department of children and families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.103  SD.984 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 103) of Karen E. Spilka, David M. Nangle, Michelle M. DuBois, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the office of the child advocate. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.107  SD.95 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 107) of Daniel A. Wolf, Chris Walsh, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote employment. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.120  HD.445 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 120) of Denise Provost and others for the establishment of a permanent commission on the status of people with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.121  HD.2196 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 121) of Denise Provost and others for the inclusion of individuals with disabilities within civil rights protections and nondiscrimination protections. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.122  SD.317 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 122) of Daniel A. Wolf, Stephen Kulik, Chris Walsh, Louis L. Kafka and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the planning and development of sustainable communities. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.125  SD.75 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 125) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to the sale of wine. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.152  SD.714 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 152) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, William N. Brownsberger, Russell E. Holmes and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a maximum allowable check-cashing rate. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.221  SD.533 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 221) of Joan B. Lovely, Theodore C. Speliotis, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Louis L. Kafka and other members of the General Court for legislation to create the Home Works Program. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.222  HD.270 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 222) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to business practices between motor vehicle manufacturers, distributors and dealers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.223  HD.88 By Mr. Madden of Nantucket, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 223) of Timothy R. Madden and others for legislation to prevent the automatic signing up of consumers for products or services. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.262  HD.310 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 262) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the accessibility of hearing aids. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.265  SD.1362 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 265) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, Paul R. Heroux, Stephen Kulik and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student sex education. Education.
H.267  HD.1829 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 267) of John W. Scibak and others relative to access to telemedicine services by allowing certain clinicians to be credentialed and allowing for coverage of such services by all payers and the Medicaid program. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.316  SD.582 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 316) of Joan B. Lovely, Sean Garballey, Paul Tucker, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to comprehensive sexual abuse prevention education. Education.
S.352  SD.1441 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 352) of Harriette L. Chandler, Michael F. Rush, Brian A. Joyce, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to stabilize the commonwealth’s nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
H.379  HD.3554 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 379) of Sean Garballey and others relative to child sexual abuse prevention education in elementary and secondary schools. Education.
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.402  SD.889 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 402) of James B. Eldridge, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Stephen Kulik, James R. Miceli and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the natural and historic resources of the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.405  SD.1106 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 405) of James B. Eldridge, Chris Walsh, Louis L. Kafka, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to water resource impacts. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.406  SD.1738 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 406) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Peter V. Kocot, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to plastic bag reduction. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.439  SD.466 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 439) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Lori A. Ehrlich, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure continued humane animal care and protect family farms in Massachusetts. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.440  SD.648 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 440) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Josh S. Cutler, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.451  SD.194 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 451) of Marc R. Pacheco, Frank I. Smizik, Stephen Kulik, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.454  SD.229 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 454) of Marc R. Pacheco, Patricia A. Haddad, Peter V. Kocot, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court lfor legislation relative to recycling. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.456  SD.312 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 456) of Marc R. Pacheco, Frank I. Smizik, Chris Walsh, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish tracking and reporting requirements for Massachusetts transportation fuels and associated greenhouse gas emissions. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.483  SD.1189 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 483) of Harriette L. Chandler, Sal N. DiDomenico, John W. Scibak, David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to women’s health and economic equity. Financial Services.
S.485  SD.1790 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 485) of Harriette L. Chandler, Kimberly N. Ferguson, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to cognitive rehabilitation. Financial Services.
S.497  SD.927 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 497) of James B. Eldridge, Sean Garballey, Jason M. Lewis, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to providing health insurance coverage for cochlear and auditory osseointegrated implants in children. Financial Services.
S.506  SD.1391 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 506) of Patricia D. Jehlen and Michael J. Barrett for legislation to provide greater fairness in insurance policies. Financial Services.
S.557  SD.1021 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 557) of Karen E. Spilka, David Paul Linsky, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect access to confidential healthcare. Financial Services.
H.574  HD.697 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 574) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to ensuring secure voting equipment. Election Laws.
S.610  SD.1601 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 610) of Barbara L'Italien, Marjorie C. Decker, Michael J. Barrett, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure continued health insurance coverage for children. Health Care Financing.
S.672  SD.1487 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 672) of Barbara L'Italien, Angelo M. Scaccia, Michael O. Moore, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to create higher education opportunities for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Higher Education.
H.696  HD.1571 By Representative Kaufman of Lexington and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 696) of Jay R. Kaufman, Kenneth J. Donnelly and others for legislation to establish a process to identify toxic chemical substances used in consumer products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.733  SD.1421 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 733) of Harriette L. Chandler, Paul R. Heroux, Stephen Kulik, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to update public health laws. The Judiciary.
S.734  SD.1492 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 734) of Harriette L. Chandler, Michael J. Barrett, David M. Rogers and Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. for legislation relative to freedom of speech and association. The Judiciary.
S.735  SD.398 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 735) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin B. Downing, Michelle M. DuBois, Byron Rushing and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal access to public places regardless of gender identity. The Judiciary.
H.754  HD.1325 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 754) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to compute and track the individual and collective lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions of all fuels. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.756  HD.2752 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 756) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require producer responsibility for the collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.786  HD.789 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 786) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit benefit limits and exclusions for behavioral health disorders on certain disability insurance policies. Financial Services.
S.786  SD.1770 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 786) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jason M. Lewis, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.789  HD.826 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Lewis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 789) of Ruth B. Balser, Jason M. Lewis and others 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.802  SD.1491 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 802) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Tom Sannicandro, Sean Garballey, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform pretrial process. The Judiciary.
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.
S.905  SD.1620 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 905) of Karen E. Spilka, Ruth B. Balser, Michael J. Barrett, Cynthia S. Creem and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote transparency, best practices, and better outcomes for children and communities. The Judiciary.
S.957  SD.809 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 957) of William N. Brownsberger, Lori A. Ehrlich, Jason M. Lewis, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the judicial enforcement of noncompetition agreements. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.958  SD.1250 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 958) of Harriette L. Chandler, Michael J. Barrett, Ruth B. Balser, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to an employee protection act. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.959  SD.156 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 959) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin Swan, David M. Rogers, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to econmically stabilize displaced service workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.962  SD.315 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 962) of Cynthia S. Creem, Michael O. Moore, Jason M. Lewis, Ryan C. Fattman and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to employees social media privacy protection. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.969  SD.878 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 969) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Tackey Chan, Michael O. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve vocational training opportunities for unemployed workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.981  SD.1273 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 981) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Michael O. Moore, Jose F. Tosado, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect temporary workers’ unemployment benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.983  SD.1423 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 983) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Karen E. Spilka, Harriette L. Chandler, Jay D. Livingstone and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish pay equity. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.987  SD.1129 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 987) of Brian A. Joyce, Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Michelle M. DuBois and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure an adequate living wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.989  SD.1557 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 989) of Barbara L'Italien, Jason M. Lewis, Tom Sannicandro, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to nondiscrimination regional advisory boards. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.996  SD.306 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 996) of Marc R. Pacheco, Jennifer E. Benson, Marjorie C. Decker, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the Commonwealth's economy with a strong minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1007  SD.1048 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by resolution, Senate, No. 1007) of Karen E. Spilka, Patricia A. Haddad, Jason M. Lewis, Jay D. Livingstone and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage equitable and diverse gender representation on the boards of companies in the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1008  SD.1853 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1008) of Karen E. Spilka, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1024  SD.852 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1024) of Daniel A. Wolf, Denise Provost, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a living wage for employees of big box retail stores and fast food chains. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1034  SD.15 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1034) of Brian A. Joyce, Claire D. Cronin, John F. Keenan, Elizabeth A. Malia and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure parity for mental health and substance abuse treatment. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1085  SD.1231 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1085) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jason M. Lewis, Paul Tucker, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen the enforcement of certain dog laws. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1119  SD.1200 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1119) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jeffrey Sánchez, Jonathan Hecht, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to modernizing tobacco control and protecting the health of minors. Public Health.
H.1129  HD.691 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1129) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a homeless persons bill of rights. Housing.
S.1132  SD.627 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1132) of Cynthia S. Creem, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Jay R. Kaufman, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect children and families from harmful flame retardants. Public Health.
S.1139  SD.784 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1139) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jay R. Kaufman, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Stephen Kulik and other members of the General Court for legislations relative to the disclosure of toxic chemicals in children’s products. Public Health.
S.1177  SD.479 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1177) of Jason M. Lewis, Benjamin Swan, Denise Provost, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce healthcare costs by promoting non-biased prescriber education. Public Health.
S.1188  SD.781 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1188) of Mark C. Montigny, Denise Provost, Michael J. Barrett and Kay Khan for legislation to reduce health care costs by promoting evidence-based prescriber education. 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.1247  HD.2188 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1247) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to juvenile court jurisdiction to divert from further court processing of certain children. 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.
S.1258  SD.1698 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1258) of James B. Eldridge, Byron Rushing, Peter V. Kocot, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to restore community trust in Massachusetts law enforcement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1323  SD.1355 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1323) of James E. Timilty, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Denise Provost, David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Architectural Access Board. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1418  HD.517 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1418) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to petitions to the Juvenile Court or Probate Court on behalf of certain special juveniles. The Judiciary.
S.1459  SD.670 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1459) of Cynthia S. Creem, Stephen Kulik, Cory Atkins, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to sustain community preservation revenue. Revenue.
H.1475  HD.2592 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1475) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the use of solitary confinement in correctional facilities. The Judiciary.
S.1475  SD.1669 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1475) of Benjamin B. Downing, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Benjamin Swan, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation to reinvest in working families. Revenue.
S.1477  SD.1110 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1477) of James B. Eldridge, Chris Walsh, Denise Provost, Peter V. Kocot and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the earned income credit for working families. Revenue.
S.1509  SD.639 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1509) of Jason M. Lewis, Ruth B. Balser, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Michael J. Barrett and others for legislation relative to excessive executive compensation. Revenue.
S.1524  SD.1699 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1524) of Mark C. Montigny, Jason M. Lewis, Michael J. Barrett, Michael S. Day and other members of the General Court for legislation to close a corporate tax haven loophole. Revenue.
H.1561  HD.3436 By Representative Rogers of Cambridge and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1561) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to legalize marijuana and establish a tax on the cannabis industry. The Judiciary.
H.1577  HD.3072 By Representatives Rushing of Boston and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1577) of Byron Rushing and others relative to gender identity and access to public accommodations. The Judiciary.
S.1672  SD.1817 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1672) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to create a commission to examine accessibility for persons with disabilities in public buildings. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1676  SD.1235 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1676) of Jason M. Lewis, Barbara L'Italien, Ruth B. Balser, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve access to public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1682  SD.367 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1682) of Thomas M. McGee, Ruth B. Balser, Jay D. Livingstone, Aaron Vega and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Congo conflict minerals. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1761  SD.633 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1761) of Benjamin B. Downing, Kevin G. Honan, Stephen Kulik, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home energy efficiency. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1770  SD.1616 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1770) of James B. Eldridge, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Peter V. Kocot, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to net metering, community shared solar and energy storage. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1778  SD.530 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1778) of Jason M. Lewis, Jose F. Tosado, Michael J. Barrett, Leonard Mirra and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to utility data transparency and access. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1785  HD.1016 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1785) of Ruth B. Balser, Jennifer L. Flanagan and others that the Department of Mental Health be directed to operate a statewide program to provide mental health consultations to primary care physicians, pediatricians, nurse practitioners and health care providers of women who suffer from post-partum depression. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1807  SD.273 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1807) of William N. Brownsberger, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis, Jay D. Livingstone and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect vulnerable road users. Transportation.
S.1808  SD.284 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1808) of William N. Brownsberger, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect bicyclists in bicycle lanes. Transportation.
H.1812  HD.2470 By Mr. O’Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1812) of James J. O’Day and others for legislation to promote accessibility and affordability of behavioral health and substance abuse services for recipients of MassHealth. 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.1817  SD.342 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1817) of Cynthia S. Creem, Jason M. Lewis, Ryan C. Fattman, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of automatic license plate reader systems. Transportation.
S.1906  SD.132 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by resolution, Senate, No. 1906) of Jason M. Lewis, Michael J. Barrett, Patricia D. Jehlen, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for the adoption of resolutions to amend the federal budget. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1932  HD.2115 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1932) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the training of persons supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Public Health.
S.1946  Text of the amendment (199) (offered by Messrs. Tarr, McGee, Hedlund, Ross, Humason, deMacedo and Fattman, Mrs. L'Italien, Mr. Montigny, Ms. O'Connor Ives, Mr. Donnelly, Ms. Lovely, Mr. Moore, Ms. Donoghue, Mr. Brownsberger, Ms. Forry, Messrs. Barrett, Keenan and Pacheco) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 3) to the House Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2016 for the maintenance of the departments, boards, commissions, institutions and certain activities of the Commonwealth, for interest, sinking fund and serial bond requirements and for certain permanent improvements
H.1954  HD.1189 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1954) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to prohibit the sale of tobacco products at certain health care institutions. Public Health.
H.1986  HD.508 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1986) of Louis L. Kafka and others that the Commissioner of the Department of Public Health be directed to establish regulations for the return to pharmacies of certain unused medication by health care facilities. Public Health.
H.1991  HD.1674 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1991) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to providing care and comfort for the terminally ill. Public Health.
H.2062  HD.594 By Representative Scibak of South Hadley and Senator Chandler, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2062) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the restoration of oral health benefits for MassHealth recipients. Public Health.
H.2068  HD.2758 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2068) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to the disclosure requirements for dry cleaners using toxic chemicals. Public Health.
S.2125  SD.2307 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2125) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael J. Barrett, Thomas M. McGee, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to fair wages. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2144  HD.3075 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2144) of Mary S. Keefe and others relative to transfers of military-grade controlled property to state law enforcement agencies. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2146  SD.2467 Resolutions MEMORIALIZING THE UNITED STATES SENATE TO SWIFTLY AND DILIGENTLY FULFILL ITS CONSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITY TO CONSIDER THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES’ NOMINEE TO THE SUPREME COURT
S.2198  Resolutions (filed by Ms. Chandler, Messrs. Tarr, Rosenberg, Brady, Barrett, and Brownsberger, Ms. Chang-Diaz and Creem, Messrs. deMacedo, DiDomenico and Donnelly, Ms. Donoghue, Messrs. Downing, Eldridge and Fattman, Ms. Flanagan, Forry and Gobi, Mr. Humason, Ms. Jehlen, Messrs. Joyce, Keenan and Lesser, Ms. L'Italien and Lovely, Messrs. McGee, Montigny and Moore, Ms. O'Connor Ives, Messrs. Rodrigues and Ross, Ms. Spilka, Messrs. Timilty, Welch and Wolf) “congratulating Senator Marc R. Pacheco on being conferred the Grand Decoration of Honour in Gold with Star for services to the Republic of Austria.”
S.2354  SD.2586 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William N. Brownsberger, William M. Straus, Jay D. Livingstone, Joseph A. Boncore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to sight-seeing vehicle safety. Transportation.
S.2490  Senate, May 24, 2016 – Text of amendment (120) (offered by Senator Chang-Diaz) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 4) to the House Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2017 for the maintenance of the departments, boards, commissions, institutions and certain activities of the Commonwealth, for interest, sinking fund and serial bond requirements and for certain permanent improvements.
H.2568  HD.711 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2568) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to providing real estate tax relief for certain owners of residential property. Revenue.
H.2569  HD.727 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2569) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote sales tax fairness for small businesses. Revenue.
H.2570  HD.1278 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2570) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for the establishment of a standing commission (including members of the General Court) to review and evaluate all tax expenditures. Revenue.
H.2793  HD.3449 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2793) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to designate June sixteenth as domestic workers’ rights day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2870  HD.1173 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2870) of Lori A. Ehrlich, James B. Eldridge and others relative to protecting consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2885  HD.735 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2885) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Telecommunications and Cable and the Department of Public Utilities to regulate the use of double utility poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2927  HD.1759 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2927) of Sarah K. Peake, Denise Provost and others for legislation to create the position of poet laureate of the Commonwealth. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2937  HD.3367 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2937) of James Arciero and others for legislation to designate a certain bridge in the town of Chelmsford as the Lance Corporal Andrew J. Zabierek memorial bridge. Transportation.
H.2985  HD.1650 By Representative Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2985) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Patricia D. Jehlen and others relative to junior operator’s licenses. Transportation.
H.3007  HD.2136 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3007) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for legislation to designate a portion of State Highway Route 3 North from the town of Arlington to the town of Westford as the Middlesex 3 Highway. Transportation.
H.3085  HD.584 By Messrs. Smizik of Brookline and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3085) of Frank I. Smizik, Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to create incentives to promote the use of electric vehicles. Transportation.
H.3127  HD.1988 By Representative Atkins of Concord and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3127) of Cory Atkins, James B. Eldridge and others for the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to convene a Constitutional Convention to consider amendments to the Constitution to limit the influence of money in our political system. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
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.3355  HD.3813 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3355) of Thomas M. Stanley and Michael J. Barrett (by vote of the town) that the town of Lincoln be authorized to grant a license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3469  HD.1879 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3469) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to toxins contained in the vapor produced by e-cigarettes. Public Health.
H.3476  HD.2400 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3476) of Daniel Cullinane and others for legislation to further regulate the sale of imitation firearms in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3685  HD.3984 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3685) of Cory Atkins and Michael J. Barrett (by vote of the town) that the town of Concord be authorized to amend the charter of said town. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3775  HD.4125 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to establishing a local option gasoline and diesel fuel excise tax. Revenue.
H.3878  HD.4294 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3878) of Cory Atkins and Michael J. Barrett (by vote of the town) relative to residency requirements of firefighters in the town of Concord. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3937  HD.4353 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to the automatic registration of eligible voters. Election Laws.
H.3990  HD.4417 By Representative Garry of Dracut and Senator L'Italien, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Colleen M. Garry, Barbara A. L'Italien and others relative to air quality monitoring for new gas pipeline facilities in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.4219  HD.4531 By Mr. Rogers of Norwood, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John H. Rogers and others for legislation to promote educational resource allocation decisions at the local level. Education.
H.4360  HD.4811 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4360) of Cory Atkins and Michael J. Barrett (by vote of the town) that the town of Concord be authorized to establish a senior means-tested property tax exemption. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4507  HD.4895 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4507) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and Michael J. Barrett (by vote of the town) that the town of Weston be authorized to convey a certain parcel of town-owned land for recreational purposes. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4508  HD.4896 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4508) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and Michael J. Barrett (by vote of the town) that the town of Weston be authorized to convey two parcels of land from the recreation commission to the conservation commission for conservation purposes. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.