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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Michael J. Barrett Democrat - Third Middlesex

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  Mike.Barrett@masenate.gov

State House

24 Beacon St.
Room 416
Boston, MA, 02133
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617-722-1572
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  SD.2488 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by resolutions) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Barbara A. L'Italien for the adoption of resolutions relative to preventing nuclear war. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
  SD.2500 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Cindy F. Friedman, Patricia D. Jehlen, Paul R. Feeney, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the Senate for legislation to ensure greater transparency at the GIC. Public Service.
  HD.4266 By Representative Linsky of Natick and Senator Creem, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of David Paul Linsky, Cynthia Stone Creem and others relative to sale of devices that increase the rate of discharge of certain firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.34  SD.1762 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 34) of Sal N. DiDomenico, James B. Eldridge, Jose F. Tosado, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to remove the welfare benefit cap for children conceived while a family is receiving assistance. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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.52  SD.1248 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 52) of John F. Keenan, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Susan Williams Gifford, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to update terminology and investigative practices related to the protection of persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.81  SD.1609 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 81) of Harriette L. Chandler, Michael J. Barrett, Jose F. Tosado, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote housing and sustainable development. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.112  HD.558 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 112) 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.113  HD.560 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 113) 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.120  SD.1103 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 120) of James B. Eldridge, Paul Brodeur, Denise Provost, Jay R. Kaufman and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to fairness in debt collection. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.127  HD.986 By Representative Honan of Boston and Senator Forry, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 127) of Kevin G. Honan and others relative to the regulation of location, dimensions or design of accessory dwelling units. Community Development and Small Businesses.
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.195  HD.559 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 195) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the accessibility of hearing aids. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.214  SD.1401 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 214) of William N. Brownsberger, William Crocker, Jason M. Lewis, Mathew Muratore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the administration of diabetes medication. Education.
S.223  SD.1905 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 223) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jack Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to modernize the foundation budget for the 21st century. Education.
S.234  SD.912 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 234) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Solomon Goldstein-Rose, Jack Lewis, Steven Ultrino and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student sex education. Education.
S.257  SD.1958 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 257) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. McGee, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide immediate childcare assistance to homeless families. Education.
H.273  HD.1879 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 273) of Kevin G. Honan and others relative to athletic activities for students with disabilities. Education.
S.294  SD.1498 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 294) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Linda Dorcena Forry, James B. Eldridge, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation to address the special education needs of children with dyslexia. Education.
S.313  SD.26 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 313) of Bruce E. Tarr, Jason M. Lewis, Tackey Chan, Josh S. Cutler and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to dyslexia. 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.
H.366  HD.185 By Mr. Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 366) of Carmine L. Gentile, James B. Eldridge and Michael J. Barrett (by vote of the town) that certain disabled residents in the town of Sudbury be authorized to vote remotely by telephone. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
H.368  HD.1052 By Messrs. Hecht of Watertown and Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 368) of Jonathan Hecht, Bradford Hill and others for legislation to create a citizens' initiative review commission. Election Laws.
S.373  SD.1791 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 373) of Cynthia S. Creem, Carmine L. Gentile, Frank A. Moran, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to automatically registering eligible voters and enhancing safeguards against fraud. Election Laws.
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.387  SD.904 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by resolution, Senate, No. 387) of Eric P. Lesser, Michael J. Barrett, Lori A. Ehrlich, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for the adoption of resolutions calling on Congress to abolish the Electoral College and allow for the direct election of the President and Vice President by the popular vote of all citizens of the United States. Election Laws.
S.409  SD.1259 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 409) of Julian Cyr, Sarah K. Peake, Michael J. Barrett, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation relative to vegetation management. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.412  SD.1841 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 412) of Julian Cyr, Sarah K. Peake, William Crocker, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the pesticide board. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.419  SD.389 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 419) of James B. Eldridge, Ruth B. Balser, Marjorie C. Decker, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the natural resources of the commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.424  SD.1104 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 424) of James B. Eldridge, Lori A. Ehrlich, Jack Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to plastic bag reduction. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.425  SD.1828 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 425) of James B. Eldridge, Carolyn C. Dykema, Carmine L. Gentile, Daniel J. Ryan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to drought management. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.448  SD.1979 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 448) of Patricia D. Jehlen, James M. Cantwell, Daniel J. Ryan, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote awareness of safe recreation in public waterways. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.450  SD.457 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 450) of Jason M. Lewis, Jack Lewis, Carmine L. Gentile, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.459  SD.2001 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 459) of Mark C. Montigny, Lori A. Ehrlich, Daniel J. Ryan, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the use of animals in product testing. 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.477  SD.1346 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 477) of Marc R. Pacheco, Michael J. Barrett, Jose F. Tosado, Jack Lewis 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.
H.497  HD.135 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 497) 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.498  HD.137 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 498) 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.
S.499  SD.939 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 499) of Harriette L. Chandler, Robert M. Koczera, Jennifer E. Benson, Sarah K. Peake and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to women’s health and economic equity. Financial Services.
S.504  SD.1077 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 504) of Harriette L. Chandler, Barbara A. L'Italien, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to dental benefit plan transparency and patients' Bill of Rights. Financial Services.
S.505  SD.1079 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 505) of Harriette L. Chandler, Barbara A. L'Italien, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to medical loss ratio for insurance corporations. Financial Services.
H.529  HD.2060 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 529) of Sean Garballey and others relative to health insurance benefits for multiple sclerosis treatment. Financial Services.
H.536  HD.450 By Representatives Haddad of Somerset and Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 536) of Patricia A. Haddad, John W. Scibak and others relative to advancing contraceptive insurance coverage. 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.555  SD.723 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 555) of Joan B. Lovely, Diana DiZoglio, Ruth B. Balser, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to require mental health parity for disability policies. Financial Services.
H.578  HD.1056 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 578) of John W. Scibak and others relative to advancing and expanding access to telemedicine services. Financial Services.
H.582  HD.1599 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 582) of John W. Scibak and others relative to dental insurance benefit plans and further protecting the rights of dental patients. Financial Services.
H.584  HD.1602 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 584) of John W. Scibak and others relative to medical loss ratio for insurance corporations and dental benefit plans. 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.612  SD.247 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 612) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Evandro C. Carvalho, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve public health through a common application for core food, health and safety-net programs. Health Care Financing.
S.616  SD.394 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 616) of James B. Eldridge and Michael J. Barrett for legislation to provide health insurance coverage for cochlear and auditory osseointegrated implants in children. Health Care Financing.
S.643  SD.1482 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 643) of Jason M. Lewis, Harriette L. Chandler, James T. Welch, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote public health through the prevention and wellness trust fund. Health Care Financing.
S.672  SD.1494 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by resolution, Senate, No. 672) of Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger, Barbara A. L'Italien, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to support efforts to ensure that students from Massachusetts have access to debt-free higher education at public colleges and universities. Higher Education.
H.675  HD.1074 By Representative Honan of Boston and Senator Forry, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 675) of Kevin G. Honan, Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to financing the production and preservation of housing for low and moderate income residents. Housing.
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.698  SD.931 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 698) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Jack Lewis, Michael J. Barrett, Diana DiZoglio and other members of the General Court for legislation to create higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism and other developmental disabilities. Higher Education.
S.743  SD.645 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 743) of Marc R. Pacheco, Patricia A. Haddad, Michael J. Barrett and Michael D. Brady for legislation relative to manufactured housing communities. Housing.
S.775  SD.1066 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 775) of William N. Brownsberger, Jason M. Lewis and Michael J. Barrett for legislation relative to determining the best interest of children in probate and family court. The Judiciary.
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.
H.783  HD.936 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 783) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others for legislation to improve permanency and placement stability for children. The Judiciary.
S.787  SD.992 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 787) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jose F. Tosado, Jay R. Kaufman, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to freedom of speech and association. The Judiciary.
S.817  SD.269 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 817) of Cynthia S. Creem, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to testimony in criminal proceedings . The Judiciary.
S.819  SD.500 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 819) of Cynthia S. Creem, Joseph A. Boncore, Denise Provost, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenses. The Judiciary.
S.834  SD.884 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 834) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Marjorie C. Decker, David M. Rogers, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform pretrial process. The Judiciary.
H.845  HD.1584 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 845) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to prohibiting discrimination against adults with disabilities in family and juvenile court proceedings. The Judiciary.
S.845  SD.477 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 845) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Mary S. Keefe, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the expungement of records of persons falsely accused and juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.873  HD.1156 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 873) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to protect residents of the Commonwealth from certain government monitoring. The Judiciary.
S.874  SD.1718 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 874) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jason M. Lewis, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to medical placement of terminal and incapacitated inmates. The Judiciary.
S.876  SD.1781 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 876) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Michael J. Barrett, Denise Provost, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation to decriminalize non-violent and verbal student misconduct. The Judiciary.
S.943  SD.1175 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 943) of Karen E. Spilka, Jay R. Kaufman, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
S.944  SD.1214 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 944) of Karen E. Spilka, Marjorie C. Decker, Carmine L. Gentile, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to sealing of juvenile records and expungement of court records. The Judiciary.
S.946  SD.1224 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 946) of Karen E. Spilka, Michael J. Barrett, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the geographical jurisdiction of the Housing Court Department. The Judiciary.
S.947  SD.1243 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 947) of Karen E. Spilka, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote transparency, best practices, and better outcomes for children and communities. The Judiciary.
S.989  SD.993 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 989) of Harriette L. Chandler, Michael J. Barrett, Kenneth I. Gordon, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to an employee protection act. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.991  SD.187 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 991) of Cynthia S. Creem, Jose F. Tosado, Michael J. Barrett, Kenneth I. Gordon and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to social media privacy protection. Labor and Workforce Development.
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.1004  SD.984 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1004) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, James R. Miceli, Jack Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the Commonwealth’s economy with a strong minimum wage and a strong tipped minimum wage. 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.1041  SD.14 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1041) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Michael J. Barrett for legislation relative to the recognition and registration of professional employer organizations operating in the Commonwealth. 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.1081  SD.1775 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1081) of William N. Brownsberger, Julian Cyr, James B. Eldridge, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize public health workers to pursue new measures to reduce harm and stigma for people affected by substance use disorder. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1084  SD.512 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1084) of Cynthia S. Creem, John J. Lawn, Jr., Barbara A. L'Italien, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation to transfer Bridgewater State Hospital from the Department of Corrections to the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1103  SD.1921 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1103) of John F. Keenan, James M. Cantwell, Elizabeth A. Malia, Eric P. Lesser and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide access to full spectrum addiction treatment services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1120  SD.833 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1120) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Michael J. Barrett, James B. Eldridge and Marjorie C. Decker for legislation to prevent discriminatory land use and permitting decisions. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1127  SD.405 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1127) of James B. Eldridge, Jack Lewis, Thomas M. McGee, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect abandoned animals in vacant properties. Municipalities and Regional Government.
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.
S.1175  SD.539 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1175) of Cynthia S. Creem, Carmine L. Gentile, Frank A. Moran, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect children and families from harmful flame retardants. Public Health.
H.1177  HD.1541 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1177) 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.1190  HD.1606 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1190) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to prohibit state licensed mental health professionals from subjecting minors to conversion therapy practices to change sexual orientation and/or gender identity. Public Health.
S.1191  SD.866 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1191) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jay R. Kaufman, Sean Garballey, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the disclosure of toxic chemicals in children’s products. Public Health.
H.1194  HD.950 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1194) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to end of life options. 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.1220  SD.1763 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1220) of Jason M. Lewis, Michael J. Barrett and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to prohibit the marketing of sugary drinks in schools. Public Health.
S.1222  SD.284 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1222) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Lewis, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation to support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in medical settings. 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.
H.1225  HD.1592 By Representative Scibak of South Hadley and Senator Chandler, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1225) of John W. Scibak, Harriette L. Chandler and others relative to the restoration of oral health benefits for MassHealth recipients. 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.1273  SD.1465 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1273) of James E. Timilty, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis, Barbara A. L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation to require protection for the continuous skilled care of fragile children in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.1276  HD.934 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1276) of Mary S. Keefe and others relative to transfers of military-grade controlled property to state law enforcement agencies. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1280  HD.802 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1280) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to prosecution for the sale of illegal firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1281  HD.851 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1281) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to assault weapon magazine feeding devices. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1281  SD.653 By Mr. Brady, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1281) of Michael D. Brady, Louis L. Kafka, Diana DiZoglio, Michelle M. DuBois and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for investigating construction practices and their impact on firefighter deaths. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1283  HD.1290 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1283) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to universal background checks for private gun sales. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1287  SD.1035 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1287) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Michael J. Barrett, Marjorie C. Decker, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation to prevent illegal trafficking and gun violence among youth in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1290  SD.185 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1290) of Cynthia S. Creem, Jack Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve data collection in the juvenile justice system. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1296  SD.797 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1296) of Cynthia S. Creem, Ruth B. Balser, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote humane conditions of confinement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1304  SD.415 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1304) of James B. Eldridge, Barbara A. L'Italien and Michael J. Barrett for legislation relative to training for law enforcement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1305  SD.1596 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1305) of James B. Eldridge, Juana Matias, Jack Lewis, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the civil rights and safety of all Massachusetts residents. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1306  SD.1652 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1306) of James B. Eldridge, Ruth B. Balser, Dylan Fernandes, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce recidivism, curbing unnecessary spending, and ensuring appropriate use of segregation. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1308  SD.1894 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1308) of James B. Eldridge, Michael J. Barrett, Ruth B. Balser, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect civil rights. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1324  HD.1851 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1324) of Cory Atkins and others relative to judicial survivor benefits. Public Service.
S.1327  SD.1575 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1327) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Linda Dean Campbell, Thomas M. McGee, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the use of community corrections. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1379  SD.1526 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1379) of James E. Timilty, Michael J. Barrett, Denise Provost, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Architectural Access Board. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1389  SD.1665 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1389) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to civil service resident preference. 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.
H.1426  HD.213 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1426) of Michael J. Moran and others relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee on Public Counsel Services. Public Service.
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.1521  SD.1639 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1521) of James B. Eldridge, Jay R. Kaufman, Jack Lewis, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the earned income credit for healthier families. Revenue.
S.1551  SD.921 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1551) of Eric P. Lesser, Carmine L. Gentile, Thomas M. McGee, Jose F. Tosado and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to regional transportation ballot initiatives. Revenue.
H.1558  HD.417 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1558) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to the collection and administration of all taxes imposed on remote sellers. Revenue.
S.1558  SD.227 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1558) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Michael J. Barrett and Steven Ultrino for legislation to eliminate the tax deduction for direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical marketing. Revenue.
S.1562  SD.1722 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1562) of Jason M. Lewis, Kay Khan, Mike Connolly and Michael J. Barrett for legislation to promote healthy alternatives to sugary drinks. Revenue.
S.1839  SD.860 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1839) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Robert M. Koczera, Sean Garballey, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home energy efficiency. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1857  SD.1491 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1857) of John F. Keenan, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael J. Rodrigues, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation to support community access television. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1878  SD.1807 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1878) of Marc R. Pacheco, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Tackey Chan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to solar mobility systems. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1898  SD.1328 By Ms. O'Connor Ives, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1898) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Jack Lewis, Lori A. Ehrlich, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the use of elephants in traveling animal acts. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
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.1909  SD.172 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1909) of Cynthia S. Creem, Michael J. Barrett, Jay R. Kaufman, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of automatic license plate reader systems. Transportation.
H.1926  HD.1991 By Mr. Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1926) of Carmine L. Gentile 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.
S.1935  SD.919 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1935) of Eric P. Lesser, Adam G. Hinds, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation to study the feasibility of high-speed rail access between Springfield and Boston. Transportation.
S.1940  SD.217 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1940) of Jason M. Lewis, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Thomas M. McGee, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation explore alternative funding sources to ensure safe and reliable transportation. Transportation.
H.1957  HD.2213 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1957) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the use and reporting of living arrangements of certain minors under the care of the Department of Children and Families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.1958  HD.2324 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1958) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to change the name of the Disabled Persons Protection Commission to the commission for the protection of persons with disabilities and updating the terminology and investigative practices related to the protection of persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.2039  SD.2089 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Marjorie C. Decker, Antonio F. D. Cabral and Kenneth I. Gordon for legislation to provide emergency aid to certain elderly and disabled residents. Elder Affairs.
H.2091  HD.2500 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2091) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to voter registration. Election Laws.
S.2106  Senate, June 29, 2017 -- Text of amendment (14) (offered by Senators Chang-Diaz and Forry) to the proposed Rules amendment (Senate, No. 2092) to prevent driver distraction and motor vehicle fatalities.
H.2108  HD.2334 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2108) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to environmental land replacement. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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.
H.2116  HD.2403 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2116) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish a sustainable water resource fund to mitigate water shortages. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2117  HD.2411 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2117) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the establishment of a water infrastructure improvement fund to provide assistance to cities and towns for clean water and economic development. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2172  HD.2573 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2172) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to establishing a paid family and medical leave insurance program. Financial Services.
H.2236  HD.2336 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2236) of Thomas M. Stanley and others relative to adjunct faculty wages. Higher Education.
S.2266  SD.2417 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation to prevent bureaucratic overreach in the collection of student debt. Higher Education.
H.2277  HD.2842 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2277) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to service animals and penalties for misrepresentation. The Judiciary.
H.2306  HD.2763 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2306) of Louis L. Kafka and others that the Victim and Witness Assistance Board assume the management and administration of the Garden of Peace memorial garden in the city of Boston . The Judiciary.
H.2365  HD.2719 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2365) of Daniel M. Donahue and others relative to the tipped minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2455  HD.2371 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2455) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to prohibit the sale of tobacco products at certain health care institutions. Public Health.
H.2495  HD.2651 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2495) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to require liability insurance by gun owners. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2613  Senate, July 12, 2018 -- Text of amendment (36) (offered by Senator Eldridge) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 2591) to the House Bill promoting climate change adaptation, environmental and natural resource protection, and investment in recreational assets and opportunity
S.2652  Senate, July 25, 2018 -- Text of amendment (171) (offered by Senator Rodrigues) to the House Bill relative economic development in the commonwealth
H.2682  HD.2342 By Representatives Balser of Newton and Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2682) of Ruth B. Balser, Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to require cable television operators to provide public, educational, and governmental access channels. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2960  HD.3059 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2960) of Kate Hogan and others relative to common summary of payments forms for health care services. Financial Services.
H.3033  HD.3413 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3033) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to enforcement of federal law by sheriffs and certain correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
H.3034  HD.3417 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3034) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to the use of prison labor outside of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.3077  HD.3694 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3077) of Mary S. Keefe and others relative to fine time sentences, so-called. The Judiciary.
H.3081  HD.2649 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3081) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to extreme risk protective orders. The Judiciary.
H.3243  HD.3449 By Mr. Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3243) of Russell E. Holmes and others relative to including water piping in the lead law. Public Health.
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.3324  HD.3333 By Mr. Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3324) of Russell E. Holmes and others relative to room occupancy excise tax for certain rooms booked online. Revenue.
H.3369  HD.1155 By Mr. Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3369) of Carmine L. Gentile and others relative to the disclosure of personal religious affiliation information by the Commonwealth to federal agencies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3380  HD.1031 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3380) of Thomas M. Stanley, Michael J. Barrett and John J. Lawn, Jr. for legislation to authorize the commissioner of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to convey a certain parcel of land in the city of Waltham. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3557  HD.3232 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3557) of Thomas M. Stanley and others that the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education be authorize to establish an English language learner state grant program. Education.
H.3692  HD.3931 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3692) of Thomas M. Stanley and Michael J. Barrett (by vote of the town) that the town of Lincoln be authorized to exchange certain parcels of conservation land. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3693  HD.3930 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3693) of Thomas M. Stanley and Michael J. Barrett (by vote of the town) that the town of Lincoln be authorized to establish property tax exemptions for certain affordable accessory apartments. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3698  HD.3896 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to the disclosure of customer proprietary information by internet service providers. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3750  HD.4036 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3750) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., and others (by vote of the town) that the town of Chelmsford be authorized to issue ten additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4071  HD.4401 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4071) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., and others (by vote of the town) relative to the authority of the town manager in the town of Chelmsford. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4124  HD.4466 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4124) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others (by vote of the town) that the town of Chelmsford be authorized to amend the charter of said town. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4472  HD.4641 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Decker of Cambridge, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kay Khan, Marjorie C. Decker and others for legislation to prohibit police officers from engaging in sexual relations while on duty. The Judiciary.
H.4473  HD.4737 By Representative Kaufman of Lexington and Senator Friedman, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jay R. Kaufman, Cindy F. Friedman and others for legislation to authorize the Minuteman Regional Vocational Technical School District to lease certain land and buildings. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.4510  HD.4798 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., and others that the commissioner of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance be authorized to transfer certain parcels of land in the town of Chelmsford. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.4899  HD.5081 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to 3D printed weapons and ghost guns, so-called. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.