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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Martha M. Walz Served 2005 - 2013 Democrat - 8th Suffolk

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S.12  SD.1 By Ms. Murray, a petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 12) of Therese Murray, Josh S. Cutler, James M. Cantwell, Barry R. Finegold and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to absentee and early voting. Election Laws.
S.14  SD.544 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 14) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to prohibit eminent domain. The Judiciary.
S.35  SD.501 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 35) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Linda Dorcena Forry, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation regarding pathways to family economic self-sufficiency . Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.61  HD.675 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 61) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to vacancies in the office of Governor or Lieutenant-Governor. Election Laws.
H.63  HD.48 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 63) of William M. Straus and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to absentee voting by qualified voters of the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
H.67  HD.966 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 67) of Byron Rushing and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the subject-matter of initiative petitions. The Judiciary.
S.69  SD.767 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 69) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Martha M. Walz, Michael O. Moore, Michael Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish an early education and out-of-school time capital fund . Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.80  SD.711 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 80) of Michael Barrett, Cleon H. Turner, Paul McMurtry, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.135  HD.364 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 135) of James J. O'Day and others relative to housing and support services to unaccompanied homeless youth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.147  HD.947 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 147) of Byron Rushing and others relative to ensuring equal access to programs, projects or activities for the provision of services, financial aid or other benefits and services for all residents of the Commonwealth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.154  HD.2607 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 154) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to the protection of the mental and physical health of minors from sexual orientation and/or gender identity change efforts. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.171  HD.2604 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 171) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Jonathan Hecht and Martha M. Walz for legislation to include car sharing as a principle for land development in smart growth planning. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.191  SD.1587 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 191) of Karen E. Spilka, John D. Keenan, Martha M. Walz, Paul McMurtry and other members of the General Court for legislation to accelerate entrepreneurship and innovation by partnering world-class entrepreneurs with state agencies. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.209  SD.34 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 209) of Katherine M. Clark, Jason M. Lewis, John W. Scibak, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation realtive to healthy youth and sex education. Education.
S.210  SD.168 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 210) of Katherine M. Clark, Martha M. Walz, Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to safe and supportive schools. Education.
H.235  HD.2891 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 235) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to establish a process to identify toxic chemical substances used in consumer products. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.244  HD.2163 By Mr. Madden of Nantucket, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 244) 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.267  HD.999 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 267) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.270  SD.1103 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 270) of Karen E. Spilka, Martha M. Walz, Jonathan Hecht and John V. Fernandes for legislation to promote global trade and economic development through dual language and bi-literacy. Education.
S.291  SD.878 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 291) of Patricia D. Jehlen, William N. Brownsberger, Martha M. Walz, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the personal care allowance of residents of long-term care facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.297  SD.344 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 297) of Thomas M. McGee, William N. Brownsberger, Martha M. Walz, Paul Brodeur and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to reserving beds in nursing homes for residents during certain leaves of absence. Elder Affairs.
S.313  SD.436 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 313) of Katherine M. Clark, Jason M. Lewis, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish online voter registration. Election Laws.
H.324  HD.2634 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 324) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to transparency in economic development spending. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.325  HD.2636 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 325) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to the collection and reporting of data necessary to assess total spending or to judge the impact of economic development investments. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.331  SD.402 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 331) of Anthony W. Petruccelli, Martha M. Walz, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish risk-based audits of election results. Election Laws.
S.344  SD.1422 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 344) of William N. Brownsberger, Martha M. Walz, Lori A. Ehrlich, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a process to evaluate exposure to catastrophic flooding as a result of climate change. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.354  SD.998 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 354) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Katherine M. Clark, Michael Barrett, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to healthy families and businesses . Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.359  SD.1112 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 359) of James B. Eldridge, Martha M. Walz, Thomas P. Conroy, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to plastic bag reduction. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.361  SD.1605 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 361) of James B. Eldridge, Martha M. Walz, Michael Barrett, Mary S. Keefe 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.415  SD.843 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 415) of Stephen M. Brewer, Gloria L. Fox, Martha M. Walz, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure access to life-saving colorectal cancer and breast cancer screenings. Financial Services.
S.425  SD.1278 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 425) of Harriette L. Chandler, Gale D. Candaras, Mary S. Keefe, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to alternatives to foreclosure. Financial Services.
H.450  HD.360 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 450) of James J. O'Day and others relative to age-appropriate sexual health education. Education.
H.476  HD.2651 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 476) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to funding for improvements to early education child care facilities. Education.
H.479  HD.3168 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 479) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to an English language learner's program in the public schools. Education.
H.486  HD.1263 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 486) of John W. Scibak and Martha M. Walz relative to the School Choice Tuition Trust Fund. Education.
S.515  SD.1059 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 515) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Martha M. Walz, William Smitty Pignatelli and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish Medicare for all in Massachusetts. Health Care Financing.
H.537  HD.526 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 537) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to increase the personal care allowance of residents of long-term care facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.538  SD.1396 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 538) of Richard T. Moore, John W. Scibak, Stephen L. DiNatale, Carlos Henriquez and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the provider's council. Health Care Financing.
H.550  HD.2339 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 550) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to provide for the establishment of senior citizen safety zones in cities and towns. Elder Affairs.
H.559  HD.522 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 559) of Cory Atkins and others relative to accountability for certain corporate political activities. Election Laws.
S.572  SD.875 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 572) of Daniel A. Wolf, Michael Barrett, Tom Sannicandro, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure effective health care cost control. Health Care Financing.
H.573  HD.293 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 573) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to municipal election ballots . Election Laws.
H.581  HD.2543 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 581) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to establish online voter registration. Election Laws.
S.585  SD.189 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 585) of Michael O. Moore, Tom Sannicandro, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a commission on the funding needs for quality public higher education. Higher Education.
S.593  SD.758 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 593) of Harriette L. Chandler, James J. O'Day, Mary S. Keefe, Katherine M. Clark 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.
H.600  HD.685 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 600) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to ensuring secure voting equipment. Election Laws.
H.613  HD.1016 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 613) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to authorize local boards of registrars to perform random audits of election results in precincts. Election Laws.
H.614  HD.1017 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 614) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to authorize persons to pre-register to vote prior to their eighteenth birthday. Election Laws.
S.614  SD.474 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 614) of Anthony W. Petruccelli, Thomas M. Menino, Carlo Basile and Martha M. Walz for legislation relative to the revitalization of state public housing developments. Housing.
H.618  HD.1025 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 618) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to authorize local boards of registrars to perform random audits of election results in precincts. Election Laws.
S.641  SD.69 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 641) of Harriette L. Chandler, William N. Brownsberger, John W. Scibak, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to update public health laws. The Judiciary.
S.642  SD.132 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 642) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jason M. Lewis, William N. Brownsberger, James J. O'Day and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to freedom of speech and association. The Judiciary.
S.643  SD.568 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 643) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin B. Downing, Cynthia S. Creem, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal access to public places regardless of gender identity. The Judiciary.
H.657  HD.3250 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 657) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to protect from net loss public lands or easements taken or acquired for natural resources. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.696  HD.3089 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 696) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag pollution. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.718  HD.792 By Representative Gobi of Spencer and Senator Pacheco, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 718) of Anne M. Gobi, Marc R. Pacheco and others relative to reviving and continuing the special commission established (under Chapter 498 of the Acts of 2008) to make an investigation and study of the water quality of the Charles River. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.728  SD.1001 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 728) of James B. Eldridge, Chris Walsh, Tom Sannicandro, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent unnecessary vacancies in foreclosed homes. The Judiciary.
S.741  SD.1690 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 741) of Robert L. Hedlund, Thomas M. Stanley, Martha M. Walz, John P. Fresolo and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent animal cruelty. The Judiciary.
H.745  HD.1938 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 745) of Robert M. Koczera and others for legislation to reinstate the Clean Environment Fund to reduce waste and protect the environment in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.766  SD.1062 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 766) of Mark C. Montigny, Robert M. Koczera, Gale D. Candaras, Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to regulate compensation of board members of public charities. The Judiciary.
S.783  SD.542 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 783) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to require that eminent domain takings be for public use purposes and defining the term public use. The Judiciary.
H.787  HD.2249 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 787) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag use through regulations and incentives. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.796  SD.362 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 796) of Karen E. Spilka, Martha M. Walz, William N. Brownsberger, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
H.836  HD.977 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 836) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the effect of certain behavioral health disorders on certain disability insurance policies. Financial Services.
S.847  SD.611 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 847) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Sal N. DiDomenico, James B. Eldridge, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to econmically stabilize displaced service workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.852  SD.1260 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 852) of Cynthia S. Creem, William N. Brownsberger, Kay Khan, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to employees social media privacy protection. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.866  SD.64 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 866) of Brian A. Joyce, Danielle W. Gregoire, Martha M. Walz, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to burial benefits under the workers' compensation law. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.878  SD.752 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 878) of Marc R. Pacheco, Daniel A. Wolf, Michael D. Brady, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.882  SD.488 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 882) of Anthony W. Petruccelli, Katherine M. Clark, Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a domestic workers bill of rights. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.900  SD.861 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 900) of Daniel A. Wolf, Patricia D. Jehlen, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish earned paid sick time. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.931  HD.1433 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 931) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to health insurance coverage for mastectomies. Financial Services.
S.931  SD.1183 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 931) of Cynthia S. Creem and Martha M. Walz for legislation to enhance identification of taxicab operators. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.932  SD.188 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 932) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Martha M. Walz, Harriette L. Chandler, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to amend the municipal ticket law. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.933  HD.420 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 933) of Kay Khan and others relative to health insurance for human service providers and their employees. Financial Services.
H.947  HD.2780 By Representatives Mahoney of Worcester and Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 947) of John J. Mahoney and others for legislation to establish a foreclosure mediation program within the Office of Public Collaboration at the University of Massachusetts at Boston to offer alternatives to forclosures. Financial Services.
S.985  SD.1392 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 985) of Michael Barrett, Carlos Henriquez, Jason M. Lewis, Kenneth I. Gordon and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.985  HD.2605 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 985) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to providing for "pay by the mile" motor vehicle insurance. Financial Services.
S.992  SD.103 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 992) of Harriette L. Chandler, John W. Scibak, Karen E. Spilka, Mark C. Montigny and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to adult dental restoration. Public Health.
S.999  SD.35 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 999) of Katherine M. Clark, William N. Brownsberger, John W. Scibak, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the responsible counseling of pregnant women. Public Health.
H.1029  HD.3296 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1029) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the payment and preservation of beds in nursing home facilities for recipients of MassHealth benefits who are temporarily hospitalized. Health Care Financing.
H.1035  HD.699 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1035) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to establish a single-payer health insurance trust fund. Health Care Financing.
H.1053  HD.1677 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1053) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to compare cost savings under existing cost control laws to cost savings achievable under a single-payer health care system. Health Care Financing.
S.1055  SD.5 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1055) of Michael O. Moore, Martha M. Walz, Cory Atkins, Michael Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to restricting the marketing of other tobacco products. Public Health.
S.1081  SD.1463 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1081) of Richard T. Moore, Daniel A. Wolf, Mary S. Keefe, Christine E. Canavan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
S.1126  SD.1619 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1126) of Cynthia S. Creem, William N. Brownsberger, Ruth B. Balser, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to firearms and firearms violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1127  HD.3170 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1127) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to provide financing for the production and preservation of housing for low and moderate income residents. Housing.
H.1139  HD.1179 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1139) of Thomas M. Menino and others for legislation to establish a health hardship mobile housing voucher program. Housing.
H.1146  HD.2663 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1146) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to establishing a public housing innovation program. Housing.
H.1156  HD.1870 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1156) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing. Housing.
S.1171  SD.447 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1171) of Karen E. Spilka, William N. Brownsberger, John W. Scibak, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent shackling and promote safe pregnancies for female inmates. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1177  HD.929 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1177) of Cory Atkins and others relative to the punishment for the crime of domestic violence. The Judiciary.
H.1194  HD.1331 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1194) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation require county and state correctional facilities to provide substance abuse services to certain inmates. The Judiciary.
H.1235  HD.519 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1235) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Jason M. Lewis and Martha M. Walz for legislation to include court administrative records in the law defining public records. The Judiciary.
S.1324  SD.1164 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1324) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Martha M. Walz, Thomas P. Conroy, Barry R. Finegold and other members of the General Court for legislation to create an early educator earned income tax credit. Revenue.
S.1397  SD.429 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1397) of Anthony W. Petruccelli, Thomas M. Menino, Carlo Basile and Martha M. Walz for legislation relative to the taxation of telecommunications companies. Revenue.
H.1433  HD.826 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1433) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to prevent shackling and promote safe pregnancies for female inmates. The Judiciary.
H.1456  HD.691 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1456) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to impose a penalty for the confinement of farm animals in a manner that does not allow them to turn around freely, lie down, stand up and fully extend their limbs. The Judiciary.
H.1457  HD.693 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1457) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to the use and protection of personal information in criminal investigations. The Judiciary.
H.1458  HD.698 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1458) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to audio recordings and written transcripts of phone calls made to the 911 emergency system. The Judiciary.
S.1461  SD.659 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1461) of Harriette L. Chandler, Ruth B. Balser, Gale D. Candaras, Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to provide for a study of the commonwealths job classification system by the Human Resources Division. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1548  HD.1377 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1548) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to living wills. The Judiciary.
H.1549  HD.239 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1549) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the apprehension of drunk drivers and other law violators. The Judiciary.
H.1553  HD.1785 By Representatives Peisch of Wellesley and Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1553) of Alice Hanlon Peisch, Josh S. Cutler and others relative to providing protection against compelled disclosure of certain information by members of the news media. The Judiciary.
S.1579  SD.1174 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1579) of Benjamin B. Downing, William N. Brownsberger, Martha M. Walz, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to further promote electric vehicles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1587  HD.953 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1587) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the enforcement of certain civil rights laws. The Judiciary.
H.1588  HD.1011 By Representative Rushing of Boston and Senator Chang-Diaz, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1588) of Byron Rushing, Sonia Chang-Diaz and others for legislation to improve the collection and analysis of data relative to traffic stops. The Judiciary.
S.1588  SD.522 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1588) of Cynthia S. Creem, Benjamin B. Downing, Daniel A. Wolf, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to update the bottle bill . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1589  HD.1172 By Messrs. Rushing of Boston and Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1589) of Byron Rushing, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to gender identity and access to public accommodations. The Judiciary.
H.1597  HD.218 By Messrs. Sannicandro of Ashland and Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1597) of Tom Sannicandro, David Paul Linsky and others relative to written consent of a parent or legal guardian and counseling of minor pregnant women seeking aboritions. The Judiciary.
H.1617  HD.1812 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1617) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require judicial review of foreclosures on residential mortgages. The Judiciary.
H.1630  HD.125 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1630) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further regulate the performance of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health. The Judiciary.
S.1636  SD.39 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1636) of William N. Brownsberger, Sarah K. Peake, Denise Provost, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to reducing permitted idling times for certain motor vehicles. Transportation.
S.1648  SD.367 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1648) of Cynthia S. Creem, William N. Brownsberger, Martha M. Walz, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of automatic license plate reader systems. Transportation.
S.1659  SD.393 By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1659) of John Hart, Jr., Thomas M. Menino, William N. Brownsberger, Michael F. Rush and and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide concurrent police authority for Massachusetts Port Authority properties. Transportation.
H.1663  HD.909 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1663) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to restricting the use of marijuana. The Judiciary.
H.1664  HD.915 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1664) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to rental property and medical marijuana. The Judiciary.
H.1698  HD.2840 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1698) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to burial benefits under the workers' compensation law. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1701  HD.1891 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1701) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to increase the minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1707  HD.503 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1707) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to social network privacy and employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1712  HD.2206 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1712) of Marjorie C. Decker and others for legislation to provide economic stability for displaced non-professional airport employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1739  HD.504 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1739) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish earned paid sick time for certain employees rendering personal care. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1744  HD.1544 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1744) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers and prospective employers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1750  HD.2258 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1750) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to establish employment rights for certain domestic workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1758  HD.967 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1758) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to make it unlawful to discriminate on the basis of height and weight in compensation or in terms, conditions or privileges of employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1762  HD.340 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1762) of John W. Scibak and Martha M. Walz relative to posting employment opportunities. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1767  HD.968 By Ms. Story of Amherst and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1767) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further define comparable work. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1862  HD.680 By Messrs. Lewis of Winchester and Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1862) of Jason M. Lewis, Cleon H. Turner and others for legislation to enhance municipal fiscal stability through a special education stabilization fund. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1888  HD.3401 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1888) of Cory Atkins and others relative to providing health care consumer rights and incentives and immunities for health care providers. Public Health.
H.1998  HD.1183 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1998) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to providing care and comfort for the terminally ill. Public Health.
H.2008  HD.446 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2008) of Kay Khan and others relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
H.2011  HD.1693 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2011) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to expanding access to healthy food choices in vending machines on state property. Public Health.
H.2012  HD.647 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2012) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to establish a childhood vaccine program in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.2019  HD.700 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2019) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to personal care attendant orientation. Public Health.
H.2048  HD.1398 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2048) of Sarah K. Peake and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the health impacts from wind turbines on the citizens of the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.2071  HD.2689 By Messrs. Sánchez of Boston and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2071) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. Public Health.
H.2076  HD.215 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2076) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the restoration of oral health benefits for MassHealth recipients. Public Health.
H.2092  HD.126 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2092) of Ellen Story and others relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age. Public Health.
H.2101  HD.911 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2101) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to clarifying municipal regulations regarding medical marijuana. The Judiciary.
H.2102  HD.913 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2102) of Cleon H. Turner and others realtive to property rights and medical marijuana. The Judiciary.
H.2131  HD.1144 By Mr. Costello of Newburyport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2131) of Michael A. Costello and others relative to establishing a prepaid wireless enhanced 911 surcharge. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2145  HD.2906 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2145) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to the issuance of licenses for the use of chemical mace. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2161  HD.207 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2161) 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.
H.2198  HD.141 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2198) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to maintaining detailed records on all purchasers of body armor, so-called. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2298  HD.1008 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2298) of Peter J. Durant and others relative to the state employees' sick leave bank. Public Service.
H.2424  HD.1003 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2424) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to further regulate the right to strike of public employees. Public Service.
H.2460  HD.579 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2460) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to evaluating injury and illness data and establishing safety and health measures to protect employees of the Commonwealth. Public Service.
H.2568  HD.1273 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator DiDomenico, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2568) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Sal N. DiDomenico and others for legislation to create an earned income tax credit for early educators. Revenue.
H.2631  HD.696 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2631) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to require the Division of Local Services within the Department of Revenue to develop a report by boards of assessors relative to locally assessed taxes. Revenue.
H.2663  HD.1145 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2663) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Thomas M. Menino and others relative to the taxation of public land used for commercial purposes. Revenue.
H.2670  HD.113 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2670) of Aaron Michlewitz and Martha M. Walz for legislation to exempt primary residents of the cities of Boston and Cambridge from paying the additional surcharge on the rental of motor vehicles. Revenue.
H.2672  HD.2138 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2672) of Aaron Michlewitz and others relative to providing tax credits for certain same sex couples. Revenue.
H.2736  HD.64 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2736) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to provide an income tax credit for certain hearing aid expenditures. Revenue.
H.2783  HD.521 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2783) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to enchancing access to electronic public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2784  HD.524 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2784) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to access to public records in state agencies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2800  HD.1210 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2800) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to public access to the financial statements of candidates for public office and the maintenance of an electronic reporting system for statements of financial interests. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2834  HD.3034 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2834) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to grant the State Auditor access to certain confidential tax information for use in auditing tax expenditures. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2850  HD.661 By Messrs. Lewis of Winchester and Vieira of Falmouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2850) of Jason M. Lewis and others for an investigation by a special commission relative to identifying opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of state agencies, programs and services. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2875  HD.1175 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2875) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to prohibit the use of state funds to purchase bottled water. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2892  HD.943 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2892) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to designating a certain parcel of land in the city of Cambridge as the Lynch family skate park. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2933  HD.1941 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2933) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to natural gas pipeline safety. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2934  HD.2241 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2934) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the detection and repair of natural gas leaks and reimbursements for damages. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2943  HD.1105 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2943) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to include noncarbonated non-alcoholic beverages in the bottle law, so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2996  HD.1383 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2996) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to establish a funding program of grants to cities and towns for approved public library projects. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2999  HD.1394 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2999) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to create the position of poet laureate of the Commonwealth. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3005  HD.228 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3005) of Cory Atkins and others for legislation to prohibit the use of hand-held cell phones by persons operating a motor vehicle. Transportation.
H.3015  HD.460 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3015) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to fees for appeals of civil motor vehicle infraction citations. Transportation.
H.3035  HD.2886 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3035) of Nick Collins, Jason M. Lewis and Martha M. Walz for legislation to provide concurrent police authority for Massachusetts Port Authority properties. Transportation.
H.3068  HD.1117 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3068) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to regulate the use of automatic license plate reader systems. Transportation.
H.3091  HD.1917 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3091) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to establishing an active streets certification program within the Department of Transportation to encourage walking, cycling, and the use of public transportation in municipalities. Transportation.
H.3092  HD.219 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3092) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to require the use of headlights on motor vehicles whenever the windshield wipers of the vehicle are in use. Transportation.
H.3100  HD.2796 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3100) of Thomas M. Menino and others for legislation to establish reasonable and proper speed limits inside an urban district on public ways. Transportation.
H.3127  HD.2354 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3127) of Denise Provost and others relative to authorizing the establishment of recreational traffic safety zones in cities and towns. Transportation.
H.3129  HD.3391 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3129) of Denise Provost and others relative to speed limits inside certain thickly settled areas or business districts. Transportation.
H.3142  HD.2619 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3142) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to the establishment of a vehicle mileage user fee pilot program by the Department of Transportation. Transportation.
H.3161  HD.144 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3161) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to the use of headlights on motor vehicles. Transportation.
H.3210  HD.2621 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3210) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., and others relative to veterans' benefits equity for persons discharged from the military based on certain consensual conduct. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3238  HD.3435 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 3238) of Thomas P. Conroy and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to reducing poverty in the Commonwealth . Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3253  HD.2678 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3253) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to further regulating the licensing, sale and possession of firearms and increasing the tax on the sale of firearms and ammunition. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3255  HD.2000 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3255) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to establish a statewide gun offender registry. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3256  HD.2002 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3256) of Aaron Michlewitz and others relative to the transmission of firearms background check information. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3281  HD.149 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3281) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others for legislation to increase the accessibility of non-lethal self defense sprays. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3282  HD.167 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3282) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to requiring certain insurance policies for persons with firearm licenses. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3310  HD.1925 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3310) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to require disclosures of conflicts of interest in academic institutions. Higher Education.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.