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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Michael R. Knapik Served 1995 - 2012 Republican

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S.52  SD.497 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 52) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr and Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera for legislation to further regulate the release of information concerning adoption. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.53  SD.502 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 53) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr and James J. Dwyer for legislation relative to the reporting of child abuse to local law enforcement officials. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.212  SD.119 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 212) of Michael R. Knapik, Gale D. Candaras, Bruce E. Tarr, Peter V. Kocot and other members of the General Court for legislation to fund replacement vocational and technical public high school instructional equipment. Education.
S.213  SD.123 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 213) of Michael R. Knapik, Gale D. Candaras, Bruce E. Tarr, Christopher N. Speranzo and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for capital equipment replacement in vocational education as part of state aid to public schools. Education.
S.310  SD.125 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 310) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Daniel A. Wolf, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to voter registration in public high schools. Election Laws.
S.570  SD.121 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 570) of Michael R. Knapik, Gale D. Candaras, Benjamin B. Downing, Peter V. Kocot and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees. Higher Education.
S.571  SD.127 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 571) of Michael R. Knapik, Gale D. Candaras, Bruce E. Tarr, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide coverage of educational expenses to deceased veterans . Higher Education.
S.572  SD.966 By Mr. Knapik, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 572) of Michael R. Knapik and Michael F. Kane for legislation to authorize Holyoke Community College to borrow funds for the acquisition and renovation of certain real property in the city of Holyoke. Higher Education.
S.810  SD.136 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 810) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr and Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera for legislation to report child pornography. The Judiciary.
S.811  SD.137 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 811) of Michael R. Knapik, James J. Dwyer and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to penalties for failure to appear in court. The Judiciary.
S.812  SD.138 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 812) of Michael R. Knapik, Daniel B. Winslow and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to eliminate presumed personal recognizance for certain defendants. The Judiciary.
S.813  SD.139 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 813) of Michael R. Knapik, Daniel B. Winslow and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to failing to appear in court after release on bail. The Judiciary.
S.814  SD.145 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 814) of Michael R. Knapik, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and James J. Dwyer for legislation relative to teen violence. The Judiciary.
S.815  SD.379 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 815) of Michael R. Knapik, James J. Dwyer, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to electronic communication by sex offenders. The Judiciary.
S.816  SD.384 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 816) of Michael R. Knapik, Gale D. Candaras, Bruce E. Tarr and James J. Dwyer for legislation relative to the registration fee of sex offenders. The Judiciary.
S.817  SD.387 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 817) of Michael R. Knapik for legislation relative to the state courts against road rage program. The Judiciary.
S.1040  SD.1744 By Mr. Knapik, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1040) of Tarr and Knapik for legislation relative to municipalities' liability for post-employment benefits other than pensions [Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government].
S.1215  SD.376 By Mr. Knapik, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1215) of Dwyer, Tarr and Knapik for legislation to authorize the police officers to take certain actions outside their jurisdiction [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].
S.1325  SD.131 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1325) of Michael R. Knapik, Viriato Manuel deMacedo, John V Fernandes, Steven L. Levy and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the residency requirements of assistant treasurers and collectors. Public Service.
S.1326  SD.422 By Mr. Knapik, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1326) of Tarr, Puppolo and Knapik for legislation relative to teachers' retirement credits for parochial schools [Joint Committee on Public Service].
S.1473  SD.124 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1473) of Michael R. Knapik, James J. Dwyer, Brian A. Joyce and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to tax deductions for contributions to college savings plans. Revenue.
S.1474  SD.135 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1474) of Michael R. Knapik and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish a special commission on payment in lieu of taxes to municipalities in which group homes are located. Revenue.
S.1475  SD.395 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1475) of Michael R. Knapik, Gale D. Candaras, Bruce E. Tarr, James E. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide a tax exemption for a taxpayer supporting an elderly relative. Revenue.
S.1476  SD.407 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1476) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr and Thomas P. Kennedy for legislation to establish a sales tax retention allowance. Revenue.
S.1477  SD.408 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1477) of Michael R. Knapik, Gale D. Candaras, Bruce E. Tarr, Chris Walsh and others for legislation relative to tax credits for prescription drugs. Revenue.
S.1478  SD.416 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1478) of Michael R. Knapik and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to exempting children's books from state sales tax. Revenue.
S.1479  SD.419 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1479) of Michael R. Knapik, Gale D. Candaras, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to tax deductions for home heating costs. Revenue.
S.1480  SD.895 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1480) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Michael F. Kane and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation to repeal the estate tax. Revenue.
S.1677  SD.731 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1677) of Michael R. Knapik and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish a renewable energy investment commission. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1678  SD.734 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1678) of Michael R. Knapik and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to promote transparency in electric bills. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1679  SD.822 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1679) of Michael R. Knapik, Stephen L. DiNatale, James J. Dwyer, Steven L. Levy and others for legislation relative to competitively priced electrictiy in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1680  SD.885 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1680) of Michael R. Knapik, Robert L. Hedlund and William Smitty Pignatelli for legislation to create an energy efficiency pilot program. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1709  SD.426 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1709) of Michael R. Knapik and Michael F. Kane for legislation to designate volleyball as the offical recreational and team sport of massachusetts. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.1758  SD.385 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1758) of Michael R. Knapik for legislation relative to the junior operator penalties. Transportation.
S.1826  SD.126 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1826) of Michael R. Knapik and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to Massachusetts veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1827  SD.130 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1827) of Michael R. Knapik, Peter V. Kocot and Gale D. Candaras for legislation to establish the Soldier's Home in Massachusetts Capital Maintenance Trust Fund and the Soldier's Home in Holyoke Capital Maintenance Trust Fund. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1864  SD.439 By Mr. Knapik, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1864) of Tarr and Knapik for legislation to allow out-of-state physicians to order home care in the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Public Health].
S.1866  SD.492 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1866) of Michael R. Knapik, James E. Timilty, Robert L. Hedlund, Nicholas A. Boldyga and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a Police Fire Safety Fund in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1870  SD.677 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1870) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Stephen L. DiNatale, Steven S. Howitt and others for legislation to enhance the Global Warming Solutions Act. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1876  SD.1886 By Mr. Knapik, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1876) of Michael Knapik and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to authorize the city of Westfield to convert a seasonal license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises to an annual license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure [Local Approval Received].
S.2208  SD.2169 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2208) of Michael R. Knapik and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to establish the 104th fighter wing fire department. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2288  SD.2244 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2288) of Michael R. Knapik and Donald F. Humason, Jr. (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to revise and restate the charter of the city of Westfield. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2294  SD.2248 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No.2294) of Michael R. Knapik and John W. Scibak (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to authorize the city of Easthampton to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3500  HD.3790 By Representative Scibak of South Hadley and Senator Knapik, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3500) of John W. Scibak and Michael R. Knapik (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to authorize the city of Easthampton to issue an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3505  HD.3821 By Representative Scibak of South Hadley and Senator Knapik, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3505) of John W. Scibak and Michael R. Knapik (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to make certain changes in the charter of the city of Easthampton. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3747  HD.4060 By Representative Wagner of Chicopee and Senator Knapik, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joseph F. Wagner and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Lawrence Mainville, an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Public Service.
H.3849  HD.4171 By Representative Kane of Holyoke and Senator Knapik, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3849) of Michael F. Kane and Michael R. Knapik (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to authorize the city of Holyoke to convey a certain parcel of land in said city to Holyoke Community College. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4494  HD.4582 By Representative Scibak of South Hadley and Senator Knapik, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4494) of John W. Scibak and Michael R. Knapik (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to authorize the city of Easthampton to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4495  HD.4583 By Representative Scibak of South Hadley and Senator Knapik, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4495) of John W. Scibak and Michael R. Knapik (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to authorize the city of Easthampton to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.