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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Paul J. Donato Democrat - 35th Middlesex

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  Paul.Donato@mahouse.gov

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24 Beacon St.
Room 481
Boston, MA, 02133
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(617) 722-2180
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617-722-2347

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H.88  An Act relative to accountability for vulnerable children and families
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.
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.202  HD.3095 By Representatives Decker of Cambridge and Miranda of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 202) of Marjorie C. Decker, Liz Miranda and others relative to emergency housing assistance for children and families experiencing homelessness. 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.219  HD.1981 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 219) of Sean Garballey and others relative to enhancing hospital care for those with autism and intellectual and developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.243  HD.494 By Mr. Lewis of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 243) of Jack Patrick Lewis and others relative to expanding access to adoption. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.261  HD.2007 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 261) of James J. O'Day and others relative to persons with developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.270  HD.1962 By Mr. Silvia of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 270) of Alan Silvia and Steven S. Howitt relative to autism education reform and to facilitate appropriate interactions with persons on the autism spectrum. 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.384  HD.929 By Ms. Higgins of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 384) of Natalie M. Higgins and others for legislation to further regulate to sale of certain domestic animals. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.477  HD.1984 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 477) of Christine P. Barber and others relative to the inequitable impact of the pandemic on Black and Latinx individuals with autism. Covid-19 and Emergency Preparedness and Management.
H.545  HD.815 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 545) of Christine P. Barber and others for legislation to require training and preparation in the use of augmentative and alternative communication for students who are nonverbal or who have limited speech for certain educator licenses. Education.
H.601  HD.2094 By Mr. Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 601) of Carmine Lawrence Gentile and others relative to special education services for students who turn 22 during the COVID-19 emergency. 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.706  HD.2973 By Mr. Soter of Bellingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 706) of Michael J. Soter and others relative to the protection of medical exemptions for immunizations for school attendance. Education.
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.769  HD.1418 By Representatives Connolly of Cambridge and Meschino of Hull, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 769) of Mike Connolly, Joan Meschino and others relative to child care expenses for candidates while performing work or attending certain campaign events. Election Laws.
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.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.851  HD.271 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 851) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to preserving open space in the Commonwealth. 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.1266  HD.2640 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1266) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to patients requiring continuous skilled nursing care. Health Care Financing.
H.1274  HD.2573 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1274) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the disposal of resources for determining eligibility for Medicaid. Health Care Financing.
H.1319  HD.2029 By Representatives Ultrino of Malden and Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1319) of Steven Ultrino, Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility. 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.1331  HD.3072 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1331) of Sean Garballey, Patricia A. Haddad and others for legislation to create higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism, and other developmental disabilities. Higher Education.
H.1372  HD.1696 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1372) of Christine P. Barber and others relative to housing stability for families by strengthening the HomeBASE program. Housing.
H.1382  HD.817 By Mr. Day of Stoneham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1382) of Michael S. Day and others relative to low-income housing eligibility for disabled veterans. Housing.
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.1428  HD.3277 By Mr. Madaro of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1428) of Adrian C. Madaro and others relative to the Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program. 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.
H.1440  HD.3169 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1440) of David M. Rogers and others relative to rent and evictions. Housing.
H.1465  HD.1232 By Mr. Barrett of North Adams, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1465) of John Barrett, III and others relative to the expungement of racially restrictive covenants in recorded real property documents. The Judiciary.
S.1517  SD.1499 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1517) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Paul J. Donato, Andres X. Vargas, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote community immunity. Public Health.
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.
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.1781  HD.2574 By Mr. McGonagle of Everett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1781) of Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr., and others relative to the offense of assault and battery upon transit workers. 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.1907  HD.447 By Representatives Ultrino of Malden and Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1907) of Steven Ultrino, Chynah Tyler and others relative to prohibiting discrimination based on natural hairstyles. The Judiciary.
H.1935  HD.1000 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1935) of Christine P. Barber and others for legislation to require employer policies and training to prevent unlawful harassment, including sexual harassment. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1950  HD.253 By Mr. Cutler of Pembroke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1950) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to wage transparency. 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.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.2020  HD.3957 By Representatives Malia of Boston and Miranda of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2020) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Liz Miranda and others relative to wage transparency in the workplace. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2137  HD.1469 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2137) of Christine P. Barber, Sean Garballey and Paul J. Donato (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Medford be authorized to impose municipal reviews on institutional master plans of certain institutional facilities in said city. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2229  HD.1323 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2229) of Christine P. Barber and others relative to the licensing, supervision and scope of practice of physicians assistants. Public Health.
H.2304  HD.1669 By Mr. Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2304) of Carmine Lawrence Gentile and others for legislation to reduce incidence and death from pancreatic cancer. Public Health.
H.2338  HD.2583 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2338) of Kay Khan and others relative to newborn screenings for congenital cytomegalovirus. Public Health.
H.2341  HD.3684 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2341) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a board of registration in midwifery and further regulating out-of-hospital birth access and safety. 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.
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.2730  HD.2394 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2730) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to further regulate the retirement benefits of certain public safety employees. 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.3006  HD.634 By Representative McMurtry of Dedham and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3006) of Paul McMurtry, Michael F. Rush and others relative to property tax exemptions for real estate of survivors of certain police officer and firefighters who died in the line of duty. Revenue.
H.3080  HD.3207 By Ms. Uyterhoeven of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3080) of Erika Uyterhoeven and others relative to payments in lieu of taxation by organizations exempt from the property tax. 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.3157  HD.2082 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3157) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to gender parity on public boards and commissions. 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.3376  HD.2035 By Representatives Ehrlich of Marblehead and Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3376) of Lori A. Ehrlich, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the use of elephants, big cats, primates, giraffes, and bears in traveling exhibits and shows. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
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.3800  HD.1348 By Ms. Sullivan of Abington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3800) of Alyson M. Sullivan and others relative to the retirement benefits of certain public safety employees. Public Service.
H.3978  An Act to improve augmentative and alternative communication opportunities for children with disabilities
H.4195  HD.4474 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to the governance, structure and care of veterans at veterans’ homes in the Commonwealth. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.4248  An Act enhancing the market review process
H.4253  An Act enhancing the market review process
H.4262  House bill No. 4253, as amended and passed to be engrossed by the House. November 17, 2021.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.