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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Michael P. Kushmerek Democrat - 3rd Worcester

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  Michael.Kushmerek@mahouse.gov

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24 Beacon St.
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Boston, MA, 02133
Phone:
(617) 722-2800 x7308

District Office

718 Main Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Phone:
(978) 829-1954
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  HD.4112 An Act establishing a cultural diversity curriculum in Massachusetts public schools
S.106  SD.2018 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 106) of Cindy F. Friedman, Joanne M. Comerford, Susannah M. Whipps and Michael P. Kushmerek for legislation to resolve barriers to timely access to behavioral health care for children with complex needs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.107  SD.2041 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 107) of Cindy F. Friedman, Joanne M. Comerford, Susannah M. Whipps and Michael P. Kushmerek for legislation relative to child ED boarding. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.130  HD.1440 By Representatives Meschino of Hull and Tucker of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 130) of Joan Meschino, Paul F. Tucker and others for legislation to establish a comprehensive statewide policy concerning streaming entertainment services and the recovery of municipal costs for the management and maintenance of digital infrastructure. Advanced Information Technology, the Internet and Cybersecurity.
H.135  HD.3228 By Messrs. Rogers of Cambridge and Ramos of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 135) of David M. Rogers, Orlando Ramos and others for legislation to regulate face surveillance. Advanced Information Technology, the Internet and Cybersecurity.
S.178  SD.1288 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 178) of Cynthia Stone Creem, William M. Straus, Kay Khan, David F. DeCoste and others for legislation to provide consumers with equal protection for all real estate appraisals. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.199  HD.1158 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 199) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the payment standards for monthly benefits for parents with dependent children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.203  HD.3658 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 203) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the coordination of services for children and adolescents awaiting clinically-appropriate behavioral health services. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.218  HD.1801 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 218) of Sean Garballey and others relative to updating terminology and investigative practices related to the protection of persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.234  HD.2517 By Representatives Keefe of Worcester and Duffy of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 234) of Mary S. Keefe, Patricia A. Duffy and others for legislation to further regulate the closing of community service offices. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.237  HD.1400 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 237) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to increase the rate of reimbursement for certain human services providers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.250  HD.2939 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 250) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to authorize agricultural healthy incentives program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.266  HD.1257 By Messrs. Roy of Franklin and Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 266) of Jeffrey N. Roy, Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a loan repayment program for certain human service workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.313  HD.1255 By Mr. Biele of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 313) of David Biele and others relative to refrigeration technicians. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.314  HD.2457 By Mr. Boldyga of Southwick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 314) of Nicholas A. Boldyga and others relative to real estate appraiser record retention requirements. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.327  HD.977 By Representative Chan of Quincy and Senator Feeney, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 327) of Tackey Chan, Paul R. Feeney and others relative to the licensure of appraisers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.340  HD.684 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 340) of Edward F. Coppinger and others relative to the definition of users and intended users in real property appraisal assignments and reports. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.370  HD.3055 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 370) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to maintaining independent authority over nursing licensure in the Commonwealth. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.459  HD.974 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 459) of Thomas M. Stanley and others relative to the licensing of small appraisal companies. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.495  HD.2307 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 495) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to establish a joint oversight committee on personal protective equipment. Covid-19 and Emergency Preparedness and Management.
H.496  HD.1170 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 496) of John J. Lawn, Jr., and others relative to the process for and attempts by health care facilities at obtaining personal protective equipment to meet the standards in place at the Centers for Disease Control. Covid-19 and Emergency Preparedness and Management.
H.539  HD.194 By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 539) of Brian M. Ashe and Michael P. Kushmerek relative to the mandatory minimum age for children to attend kindergarten. Education.
H.543  HD.307 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 543) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to encourage strategies to develop school students’ social-emotional learning competencies. Education.
H.546  HD.1541 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 546) of Christine P. Barber and others relative to quality funding for early childhood education and care programs. Education.
H.549  HD.1866 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 549) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to compulsory full-day kindergarten. Education.
H.550  HD.1867 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 550) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to establish a special commission for the purpose of making an investigation and study relative to how to expand universal pre-kindergarten. Education.
H.568  HD.3165 By Representatives Decker of Cambridge and Whipps of Athol, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 568) of Marjorie C. Decker, Susannah M. Whipps and others for legislation to place a moratorium on certain elementary and secondary education testing during the COVID-19 state of emergency. Education.
H.572  HD.1803 By Ms. Doherty of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 572) of Carol A. Doherty and others relative to excused absences from school to include mental or behavioral health. Education.
H.573  HD.2177 By Ms Doherty of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 573) of Carol A. Doherty and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the diversification of the teaching workforce. Education.
H.583  HD.3065 By Ms. Elugardo of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 583) of Nika C. Elugardo and others relative to diversity in public education. Education.
H.605  HD.1960 By Messrs. Gordon of Bedford and Madaro of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 605) of Kenneth I. Gordon, Adrian C. Madaro and others relative to affordable and accessible high quality early education and care to promote child development and well-being and support the economy. Education.
H.613  HD.1448 By Mr. Hawkins of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 613) of James K. Hawkins and others for legislation to cancel the administration of the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System or any other named statewide standardized assessment during the 2020-2021 school year. Education.
H.616  HD.1223 By Representatives Higgins of Leominster and Gouveia of Acton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 616) of Natalie M. Higgins, Tami L. Gouveia and others relative to the promotion of mental health education. Education.
S.645  SD.1785 By Mr. Cronin, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 645) of John Cronin, Michael P. Kushmerek, Meghan Kilcoyne, Susannah M. Whipps and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to medical necessity fairness. Financial Services.
S.646  SD.1789 By Mr. Cronin, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 646) of John Cronin, Meghan Kilcoyne, Michael P. Kushmerek, David Allen Robertson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to supportive care for serious mental illness. Financial Services.
H.674  HD.3410 By Mr. Oliveira of Ludlow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 674) of Jacob R. Oliveira and others relative to student transportation. Education.
H.675  HD.2467 By Mr. Owens of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 675) of Steven C. Owens and others relative to addressing racial and cultural bias training in educator professional development. Education.
H.682  HD.3641 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 682) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for legislation to develop an alternative process for granting educator licensure to achieve educator diversity. Education.
H.691  HD.611 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 691) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others relative to the development of programs to assist students in obtaining industry-recognized certifications. Education.
H.692  HD.1167 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 692) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others relative to requiring instruction on the Holocaust and genocide in public schools. Education.
H.693  HD.3204 By Representatives Roy of Franklin and Lipper-Garabedian of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 693) of Jeffrey N. Roy, Kate Lipper-Garabedian and others relative high schools providing and funding college programs. Education.
H.696  HD.329 By Mr. Scanlon of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 696) of Adam J. Scanlon and others relative to local approval for charter schools. Education.
H.697  HD.1509 By Mr. Scanlon of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 697) of Adam J. Scanlon and others relative to regional vocational school agreements. Education.
H.700  HD.1359 By Mr. Sena of Acton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 700) of Danillo A. Sena and others relative to establishing an elementary and secondary school robotics grant program. Education.
H.714  HD.1161 By Mr. Vargas of Haverhill, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 714) of Andres X. Vargas and others relative to universal school meals and requiring schools to promote the supplemental nutrition assistance program to families. Education.
H.722  HD.380 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 722) of Bruce J. Ayers and others relative to services provided through the MassHealth frail elder home and community-based services waiver regarding early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Elder Affairs.
H.724  HD.1357 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 724) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to improve nursing home job standards and care quality. Elder Affairs.
H.733  HD.1664 By Representatives Cronin of Easton and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 733) of Claire D. Cronin, Sean Garballey and others for the passage of a resolve to improve employer standards for nursing homes. Elder Affairs.
H.739  HD.1484 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 739) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others for legislation to Improve Alzheimer's’ and dementia care in senior care options programs. Elder Affairs.
H.748  HD.1892 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 748) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to create safe environments for home care workers and consumers. Elder Affairs.
H.756  HD.3403 By Mr. Santiago of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 756) of Jon Santiago and others that the Executive Office of Health and Human Services be authorized to develop metrics, standards, and procedures that trigger emergency long-term care provider rates. Elder Affairs.
H.778  HD.966 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 778) of Daniel M. Donahue and others for legislation to further promote political participation. Election Laws.
H.797  HD.941 By Ms. Higgins of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 797) of Natalie M. Higgins and others relative to ballot question fiscal transparency. Election Laws.
H.805  HD.1536 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 805) of John J. Lawn, Jr., and others relative to opportunities, trust, equity, and security for voting. Election Laws.
H.864  HD.596 By Mr. Cahill of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 864) of Daniel Cahill and others for legislation to further regulate the prevention of cruelty to farm animals. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.896  HD.1267 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 896) 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.897  HD.1625 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 897) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the labeling of flushable wipes. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.912  HD.2871 By Mr. Finn of West Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 912) of Michael J. Finn and others for legislation to establish coordinated management guidelines for public forest lands. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1002  HD.3197 By Ms. Sabadosa of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1002) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa and others relative to wildlife management areas. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1098  HD.961 By Miss Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1098) of Colleen M. Garry and others relative to colon cancer under the age of 50 years of age, prevalence, screening and insurance coverage and care. Financial Services.
H.1196  HD.2191 By Representatives Sabadosa of Northampton and Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1196) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Ruth B. Balser and others relative to insurance coverage for abortion and abortion-related care. Financial Services.
H.1253  HD.681 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1253) of Edward F. Coppinger and others relative to the closing of hospital essential services. Health Care Financing.
H.1262  HD.878 By Ms. Duffy of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1262) of Patricia A. Duffy and others relative to the closing of hospital essential services. Health Care Financing.
H.1283  HD.1454 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1283) of Mary S. Keefe and others for legislation to establish a community health center nurse practitioner residency program for the purposes of recruiting and retaining nurse practitioners at community health centers. Health Care Financing.
H.1290  HD.1500 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1290) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to nutrition assistance programs and the development of a common application portal for state-administered needs-based benefits and services. Health Care Financing.
H.1300  HD.1461 By Mr. Moran of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1300) of Frank A. Moran and others that MassHealth make payments for certain graduate medical education training. Health Care Financing.
H.1304  HD.3804 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1304) of James J. O'Day and others relative to authorizing the Executive Office of Health and Human Services and the Department of Early Education and Care to establish an individual retirement account program for personal care attendants. Health Care Financing.
H.1316  HD.913 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1316) of Thomas M. Stanley and others for legislation to establish a primary care physician workforce development and loan forgiveness grant program to be administered by the Department of Public Health. Health Care Financing.
H.1325  HD.1224 By Messrs. Garballey of Arlington and Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1325) of Sean Garballey, Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to provide adequate funding for the Commonwealth’s public institutions of higher education. Higher Education.
H.1355  HD.1233 By Mr. Oliveira of Ludlow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1355) of Jacob R. Oliveira and others for legislation to authorize state universities to offer clinical and professional doctorate programs. Higher Education.
H.1357  HD.3279 By Mr. Oliveira of Ludlow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1357) of Jacob R. Oliveira and others for legislation to provide funding for the public higher education endowment incentive program. Higher Education.
H.1368  HD.2969 By Representatives Vargas of Haverhill and Domb of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1368) of Andres X. Vargas, Mindy Domb and others for legislation to establish the hunger-free campus initiative to address college student food insecurity and hunger on public higher education campuses. Higher Education.
H.1385  HD.3218 By Representatives Decker of Cambridge and Miranda of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1385) of Marjorie C. Decker, Liz Miranda and others that the Department of Housing and Community Development administer a residential assistance for families in transition homelessness prevention program. Housing.
H.1410  HD.890 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1410) of Kevin G. Honan, Diana DiZoglio and Michael P. Kushmerek relative to housing service coordinators. Housing.
H.1417  HD.3891 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1417) of Kevin G. Honan and others relative to construction and development of state-aided or federally assisted public housing projects. Housing.
H.1434  HD.3030 By Messrs. Moran of Lawrence and Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1434) of Frank A. Moran, Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to establish ongoing stabilization of the housing market for renters and homeowners during the COVID-19 emergency and recovery. Housing.
H.1436  HD.2441 By Messrs. Rogers of Cambridge and Day of Stoneham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1436) of David M. Rogers, Michael S. Day and others for legislation to establish a statewide right to counsel program for evictions to promote housing stability and prevent homelessness. Housing.
S.1454  SD.300 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1454) of Eric P. Lesser, Anne M. Gobi, Cindy F. Friedman, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation to streamline COVID-19 vaccination sign-up in Massachusetts. Public Health.
H.1462  HD.1608 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1462) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to pretrial release and probation. The Judiciary.
H.1576  HD.991 By Mr. Galvin of Canton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1576) of William C. Galvin and others for legislation to further regulate the reporting requirements of mortgages secured by residential property. The Judiciary.
S.1613  SD.326 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1613) of Michael O. Moore, Paul R. Feeney, Diana DiZoglio, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the Senate for legislation to establish a board of hoisting machinery regulations. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1625  SD.963 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1625) of Michael O. Moore, Diana DiZoglio, Michael F. Rush, Timothy R. Whelan and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a special commission to study technology to monitor and protect individuals in law enforcement custody. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1709  HD.718 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1709) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to prohibit marriage of minors. The Judiciary.
H.1808  HD.1889 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1808) of Michael J. Moran and others relative to certain court records in eviction actions. The Judiciary.
H.1888  HD.404 By Mr. Tucker of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1888) of Paul F. Tucker and others relative to strengthening the penalty for assault or assault and battery on an emergency medical technician, ambulance operator, ambulance attendant or health care provider. The Judiciary.
S.1897  SD.172 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1897) of Eric P. Lesser, Patrick M. O'Connor, Jason M. Lewis, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide financial relief to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Revenue.
H.1900  HD.2830 By Ms. Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1900) of Chynah Tyler and others relative to telephone service for inmates in correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
H.1957  HD.1439 By Ms. Doherty of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1957) of Carol A. Doherty and others for legislation to develop a comprehensive strategic plan for reducing certified nursing assistant labor shortages. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1959  HD.967 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1959) of Daniel M. Donahue and others for legislation to prevent wage theft, promote employer accountability, and enhance public enforcement. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1961  HD.531 By Messrs. Donato of Medford and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1961) of Paul J. Donato, Sean Garballey and others relative to emergency paid sick time. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1970  HD.1643 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1970) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to transparency in employee benefits reporting in private construction. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2018  HD.3740 By Representatives Livingstone of Boston and Elugardo of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2018) of Jay D. Livingstone, Nika C. Elugardo and others relative to employment protections for victims of abusive behavior. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2031  HD.2219 By Ms. Nguyen of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2031) of Tram T. Nguyen and others relative to certain frontline healthcare workers experiencing symptoms of or being infected with COVID-19. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2046  HD.613 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2046) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others for legislation to include offsite fabrication work for qualified projects under the prevailing wage laws of the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2075  HD.2014 By Mr. Cutler of Pembroke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2075) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to expanding access and safety of mental health services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2076  HD.2015 By Mr. Cutler of Pembroke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2076) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to establishing a board of registration of licensed mental health counselors. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2083  HD.3673 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2083) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to behavioral health urgent care. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2098  HD.169 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2098) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to creating intensive stabilization and treatment units within the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2099  HD.1216 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2099) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to creating a pilot program to transfer high acuity behavioral health and dual diagnosis patients away from overcrowded emergency departments. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2111  HD.676 By Representatives Lewis of Framingham and Higgins of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2111) of Jack Patrick Lewis, Natalie M. Higgins and others for legislation to require that student identification cards contain suicide prevention lifeline contact information. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2116  HD.4075 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2116) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to provide access to full spectrum addiction treatment services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.2246  SD.2105 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2246) of Edward J. Kennedy, Colleen M. Garry, David Allen Robertson, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation to rebuild the Commonwealth’s cultural future. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2249  HD.1569 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2249) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to safe patient handling and mobility in certain health facilities. Public Health.
H.2264  HD.2536 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2264) of Marjorie C. Decker and others for legislation to further regulate access to emergency contraception. Public Health.
H.2269  HD.1800 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2269) of Daniel M. Donahue and others relative to the administration of controlled substances. Public Health.
H.2270  HD.523 By Mr. Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2270) of Paul J. Donato and others relative to the definition of podiatry. Public Health.
H.2281  HD.529 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2281) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others that the Department of Public Health be directed to implement a food labeling program for commercially caught, landed and sold saltwater fish. Public Health.
H.2293  HD.1225 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2293) of Sean Garballey and others relative to liability protection for disaster volunteers. Public Health.
S.2300  SD.1318 By Mr. Cronin, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2300) of John Cronin and Michael P. Kushmerek for legislation to provide for a distinctive registration plate for firefighters. Transportation.
H.2329  HD.1712 By Representatives Kane of Shrewsbury and Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2329) of Hannah Kane, Denise C. Garlick and others relative to improvements to the local and regional public health systems to address disparities in the delivery of public health services. Public Health.
H.2342  HD.3647 By Mrs. LaNatra of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2342) of Kathleen R. LaNatra and others for legislation to establish an entry-level licensing program to allow applicants to practice under supervision prior to becoming licensed mental health counselors. Public Health.
H.2354  HD.651 By Representatives Livingstone of Boston and Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2354) of Jay D. Livingstone, Christine P. Barber and others relative to access to disposable menstrual products in prisons, homeless shelters, and public schools. Public Health.
S.2358  SD.394 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2358) of Michael O. Moore, Diana DiZoglio, Michael F. Rush, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to life cycle costs for long term pavement solutions. Transportation.
H.2362  HD.3860 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2362) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to health care worker overtime and maximum hours of working. Public Health.
H.2368  HD.1714 By Ms. Meschino of Hull, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2368) of Joan Meschino and others relative to notification of front-line health care workers to exposure of Coronavirus. Public Health.
H.2370  HD.1283 By Representatives Miranda of Boston and Domb of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2370) of Liz Miranda, Mindy Domb and others relative to providing for equity in the administering of COVID-19 vaccinations. Public Health.
H.2372  HD.2776 By Representatives Miranda of Boston and Sabadosa of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2372) of Liz Miranda, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and others relative to Medicaid coverage for physical, emotional, and educational support services provided by trained professionals. Public Health.
H.2398  HD.113 By Mr. Ryan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2398) of Daniel J. Ryan and others relative to workforce development and patient safety. Public Health.
H.2414  HD.2795 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2414) of James Arciero and others relative to creating a presumption of job relatedness for certain public safety personnel and first responders suffering from incapacitation or inability to perform their duties as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection or exposure. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2418  HD.1165 By Representatives Balser of Newton and Miranda of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2418) of Ruth B. Balser, Liz Miranda and others relative to local and state law enforcement involvement in federal immigration enforcement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2465  HD.2632 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2465) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to providing protections for health care employees who are victims of violence or assault and battery. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2474  HD.108 By Messrs. Hawkins of Attleboro and Berthiaume of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2474) of James K. Hawkins, Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. and others relative to benefits for county sheriffs' correction officers and jail officers. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2482  HD.2141 By Ms. Kilcoyne of Northborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2482) of Meghan Kilcoyne and others relative to definitions under the emergency medical services system law. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2547  HD.326 By Mr. Xiarhos of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2547) of Steven G. Xiarhos and others relative to providing for the care and transportation of police dogs injured in the line of duty. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2596  HD.1666 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2596) of Tackey Chan and others relative to retirement for municipal building officials. Public Service.
H.2620  HD.1802 By Ms Doherty of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2620) of Carol A. Doherty and others for legislation to establish a retirement enhancement opportunity for certain members of the Massachusetts Teachers Retirement System. Public Service.
H.2648  HD.1230 By Messrs. Garballey of Arlington and Cahill of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2648) of Sean Garballey, Daniel Cahill and others relative to Parkinson's disease disability and death of certain firefighters and other public safety officers in the contributory retirement plan for public employees. Public Service.
H.2650  HD.2626 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2650) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to creating a rebuttable presumption of job relatedness for certain public safety personnel suffering from disabling conditions caused by exposure to infectious diseases. Public Service.
H.2665  HD.1571 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2665) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others relative to residency requirements for certain public safety officials in cities and towns. Public Service.
H.2706  HD.1023 By Mrs. LaNatra of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2706) of Kathleen R. LaNatra and others relative to credible service for school nurses. Public Service.
H.2711  HD.1768 By Representative LeBoeuf of Worcester and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2711) of David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf, Michael O. Moore and others relative to pensions for children of public safety officers killed in the line of duty. Public Service.
H.2726  HD.1781 By Mr. McGonagle of Everett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2726) of Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr. and others relative to a post-traumatic stress disorder presumption for certain retirement benefits. Public Service.
H.2739  HD.1896 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2739) of Michael J. Moran and others relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee on Public Counsel Services. Public Service.
H.2787  HD.2509 By Mr. Tucker of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2787) of Paul F. Tucker and Susan L. Moran relative to a cost of living adjustment for retired judges. Public Service.
H.2808  HD.1794 By Representative Zlotnik of Gardner and Senator Velis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2808) of Jonathan D. Zlotnik, John C. Velis and others relative to providing a COVID-19 retirement credit to essential public-sector workers. Public Service.
H.2842  HD.657 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2842) of Tackey Chan and others relative to the expiration date of the film tax credit. Revenue.
H.2960  HD.2668 By Messrs. Jones of North Reading and Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2960) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to increase the land conservation tax credit. Revenue.
H.3025  HD.1338 By Mr. Murray of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3025) of Brian W. Murray and others relative to providing tax relief to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Revenue.
H.3029  HD.1855 By Mr. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3029) of Norman J. Orrall and others relative to property tax relief for persons seventy-five years or older. Revenue.
H.3056  HD.1008 By Mr. Scanlon of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3056) of Adam J. Scanlon and others relative to exempting certain veterans from the motor vehicle excise tax. Revenue.
H.3096  HD.1965 By Mr. Xiarhos of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3096) of Steven G. Xiarhos and others relative to taxation of amounts granted to businesses through the federal CARES Act and Paycheck Protection Program. Revenue.
H.3142  HD.349 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3142) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others relative to the definition of fraud in public construction bid laws. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3144  HD.735 By Representatives Ferrante of Gloucester and Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3144) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Hannah Kane and others for legislation to establish an executive office of food resources and security. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3152  HD.2828 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3152) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to further regulate the participation in public meetings. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3190  HD.1392 By Representatives Lewis of Framingham and Domb of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3190) of Jack Patrick Lewis, Mindy Domb and others relative to establishing the official dinosaur of the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3199  HD.3674 By Messrs. Madaro of Boston and González of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3199) of Adrian C. Madaro, Carlos González and others relative to state agency language access and inclusion. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3280  HD.695 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3280) of Edward F. Coppinger and others relative to the availability of private utility construction contracts. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3281  HD.696 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3281) of Edward F. Coppinger and others relative to transparency in private utility construction contracts. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3288  HD.3551 By Representatives Decker of Cambridge and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3288) of Marjorie C. Decker, Sean Garballey and others relative to transitioning to clean electricity, heating and transportation. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3345  HD.78 By Messrs. McKenna of Webster and Boldyga of Southwick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3345) of Joseph D. McKenna, Nicholas A. Boldyga and others for legislation to further define miniature beverage containers under the "bottle bill", so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3375  HD.3950 By Ms. Blais of Sunderland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3375) of Natalie M. Blais and others for legislation to establish a onetime competitive grant program administered by the Office of Travel and Tourism to provide tourism and visitor marketing funds to businesses and regional tourism councils. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3387  HD.401 By Mr. Tucker of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3387) of Paul F. Tucker and others relative to tourism and visitation marketing and promotion grants. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3413  HD.3312 By Ms. Blais of Sunderland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3413) of Natalie M. Blais and others relative to regional transit accessibility. Transportation.
H.3456  HD.448 By Representatives Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3456) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Christine P. Barber and others relative to eligibility for application for motor vehicle learners' permits and drivers' licenses. Transportation.
H.3502  HD.367 By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3502) of Steven S. Howitt and Michael P. Kushmerek relative to alternative fuel vehicle charging stations. Transportation.
H.3515  HD.984 By Representatives Khan of Newton and O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3515) of Kay Khan, James J. O'Day and others that the Registrar of Motor Vehicles provide identification to youth and adults experiencing homelessness. Transportation.
H.3642  HD.787 By Mr. Capano of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3642) of Peter Capano and others relative to aiding military service members in finding civilian employment. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3715  HD.244 By Mr. Sena of Acton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3715) of Danillo A. Sena, Michael P. Kushmerek and John J. Cronin (by vote of the town) relative to authorizing the town of Lunenburg to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises to Jaxx Country Variety. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3727  HD.246 By Mr. Sena of Acton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3727) of Danillo A. Sena, Michael P. Kushmerek and John J. Cronin (by vote of the town) relative to authorizing the investment of town of Lunenburg library trust funds. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.