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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Pavel M. Payano Democrat - First Essex

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  SD.2971 By Mr. Oliveira, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jacob R. Oliveira for legislation to protect survivors of spousal abuse from alimony liability. The Judiciary.
S.34  SD.1343 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 34) of Jason M. Lewis, Paul W. Mark, John J. Cronin, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court 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.
S.75  SD.501 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 75) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Rebecca L. Rausch, Jack Patrick Lewis, Mark C. Montigny and other members of the General Court for legislation to lift kids out of deep poverty. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.85  SD.63 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 85) of Anne M. Gobi, Joanne M. Comerford, Jacob R. Oliveira, Hannah Kane and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to an agricultural healthy incentives program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.99  SD.663 By Ms. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 99) of Robyn K. Kennedy for legislation to establish a special commission to study the current refugee resettlement infrastructure and ensure the successful integration of refugees in Massachusetts. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.147  HD.3061 By Representative Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 147) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to childcare assistance to homeless families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.148  SD.1857 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 148) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Jason M. Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect reproductive health access, LGBTQ lives, religious liberty, and freedom of movement by banning the sale of cell phone location information. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.160  SD.2240 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 160) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Manny Cruz, Susannah M. Whipps, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Social Work Uplifting Practices and Exam Removal (“The SUPER Act”). Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.180  HD.827 By Representative Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 180) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others for legislation to prohibit the use of procedures which cause physical pain or deny a reasonable humane existence to persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.212  HD.275 By Representative Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 212) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and Bud L. Williams for legislation to provide for diaper changing stations in public buildings and accommodations. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.268  SD.2199 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 268) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Robyn K. Kennedy, Rebecca L. Rausch, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to healthy youth. Education.
S.288  SD.2008 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 288) of Adam Gomez, Tram T. Nguyen, Steven Ultrino, Jack Patrick Lewis and others for legislation to promote racially inclusive curriculum in schools. Education.
S.301  SD.667 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 301) of Jason M. Lewis, Susan L. Moran, Robyn K. Kennedy, Liz Miranda and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide affordable and accessible high quality early education and care to promote child development and well-being and support the economy in the Commonwealth. Education.
S.344  SD.387 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 344) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, Vanna Howard and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to celebrate and teach Native American culture and history. Education.
S.410  SD.1458 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 410) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, John F. Keenan and other members of the Senate for legislation to make voting administrative changes to create equitable systemic solutions. Election Laws.
S.422  SD.348 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 422) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Joan Meschino, Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to support working parents who choose to run for public office. Election Laws.
H.447  HD.651 By Representatives Cutler of Pembroke and Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 447) of Josh S. Cutler, Paul A. Schmid, III and others relative to student participation in 4-H programs. Education.
S.456  SD.955 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 456) of Brendan P. Crighton, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Marc R. Pacheco, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to facilitate climate resiliency. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.472  SD.2174 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 472) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Joanne M. Comerford and James B. Eldridge for legislation to establish sustainable and equitable funding for climate change adaptation and mitigation. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.475  SD.142 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 475) of James B. Eldridge, Michael O. Moore, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to maintain adequate water supplies through effective drought management. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.477  SD.145 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 477) of James B. Eldridge, Hannah Kane, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Vanna Howard and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to plastic bag reduction. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.481  SD.2366 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 481) of James B. Eldridge, Steven Owens, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Vanna Howard and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a climate change superfund and promoting polluter responsibility. Environment and Natural Resources.
H.496  HD.339 By Representative Hawkins of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 496) of James K. Hawkins and others relative to implementing elementary and secondary interdisciplinary climate justice education in the Commonwealth. Education.
S.521  SD.1340 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 521) of Jason M. Lewis, Mindy Domb, Vanna Howard, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the pesticide board. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.526  SD.696 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 526) of Joan B. Lovely, Patrick M. O'Connor, Anne M. Gobi, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure safe drinking water in schools. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.549  SD.1393 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 549) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Adam Scanlon, Jack Patrick Lewis, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to ban the retail sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits in new pet shops. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.557  SD.1154 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 557) of Marc R. Pacheco, Michael O. Moore, Thomas M. Stanley, Julian Cyr and other members of the General Court that provisions be made for an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to determine the feasibility of voluntary acquisition of flood risk properties and structures. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.572  SD.539 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 572) of Michael F. Rush, Paul McMurtry, Jack Patrick Lewis, John J. Cronin and other members of the General Court for legislation to save recycling costs in the commonwealth. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.579  SD.192 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 579) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to set NDMA levels. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.586  SD.701 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 586) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to create a Merrimack River Collaborative. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.590  SD.2266 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 590) of John C. Velis, Jack Patrick Lewis, Vanna Howard, Steven George Xiarhos and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit the sale of fur products. Environment and Natural Resources.
H.603  HD.766 By Representative Vargas of Haverhill, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 603) of Andres X. Vargas and others relative to universal school meals and requiring schools to promote the supplemental nutrition assistance program to families. Education.
S.608  SD.956 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 608) of Brendan P. Crighton, Vanna Howard, Susannah M. Whipps, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to mandate access to cancer screenings for firefighters through health care benefits plans or programs provided by the public employer. Financial Services.
S.614  SD.1951 By Mr. Cronin, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 614) of John J. Cronin and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to rein in premiums through stronger rate review. Financial Services.
S.620  SD.1545 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 620) of Julian Cyr, John J. Cronin, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to require prospective payment system methodology for reimbursement to community health centers. Financial Services.
S.646  SD.1132 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 646) of Cindy F. Friedman, Jack Patrick Lewis, Paul W. Mark, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure access to full spectrum pregnancy care. Financial Services.
S.647  SD.1471 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 647) of Cindy F. Friedman for legislation relative to preserving preventive services without cost sharing. Financial Services.
S.655  SD.1984 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 655) of Adam Gomez and Vanna Howard for legislation relative to telehealth and digital equity for patients. Financial Services.
S.666  SD.1162 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 666) of Jason M. Lewis, Liz Miranda, Marc R. Pacheco, James K. Hawkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish collective bargaining rights for TNC drivers. Financial Services.
S.672  SD.1160 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 672) of Joan B. Lovely, Marc R. Pacheco, Patrick M. O'Connor, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase access to maternal postpartum home visiting services. Financial Services.
S.675  SD.1862 By Mr. Mark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 675) (subject to Joint Rule 9) of Paul W. Mark, Susannah M. Whipps, Joanne M. Comerford, John J. Cronin and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a climate bank in Massachusetts. Financial Services.
S.676  SD.1885 By Mr. Mark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 676) of Paul W. Mark, Susannah M. Whipps, Joanne M. Comerford, Vanna Howard and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure consumer cost protection under the dental medical loss ratio. Financial Services.
S.678  SD.1043 By Ms. Miranda, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 678) of Liz Miranda and Lydia Edwards for legislation to improve sickle cell care. Financial Services.
S.733  SD.1950 By Mr. Cronin, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 733) of John J. Cronin, Susannah M. Whipps, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand affordable coverage through ConnectorCare. Health Care Financing.
S.734  SD.1953 By Mr. Cronin, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 734) of John J. Cronin and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to update high-cost hospital and Health Policy Commission system accountability. Health Care Financing.
S.735  SD.1954 By Mr. Cronin, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 735) of John J. Cronin and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to provide affordable care through out-of-pocket assistance. Health Care Financing.
S.736  SD.379 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 736) of Julian Cyr, John C. Velis, Michael D. Brady, Adam Scanlon and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the closing of hospital essential services. Health Care Financing.
S.741  SD.1615 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 741) of Sal N. DiDomenico and Rebecca L. Rausch for legislation to reduce racial and ethnic health disparities through commercial rate equity for safety net hospitals. Health Care Financing.
S.744  SD.2182 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 744) of James B. Eldridge, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Adam Gomez, Denise C. Garlick and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish medicare for all in Massachusetts. Health Care Financing.
S.757  SD.1165 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 757) of John F. Keenan, John J. Cronin, Rodney M. Elliott, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote workforce development and provider retention at community health centers. Health Care Financing.
S.764  SD.936 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 764) of Jason M. Lewis, Mark C. Montigny, Jack Patrick Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the family caregiver tax credit. Health Care Financing.
S.765  SD.947 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 765) of Jason M. Lewis, John J. Cronin, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to require MassHealth to make Graduate Medical Education payments. Health Care Financing.
S.775  SD.1170 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 775) of Joan B. Lovely, Robyn K. Kennedy, Mathew J. Muratore, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to family members serving as caregivers. Health Care Financing.
S.779  SD.1995 By Mr. Mark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 779) of Paul W. Mark, Susannah M. Whipps, Joanne M. Comerford, Vanna Howard and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase access to MassHealth dental providers. Health Care Financing.
S.781  SD.1075 By Ms. Miranda, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 781) of Liz Miranda, Rebecca L. Rausch, Sal N. DiDomenico, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the primary care workforce development and loan repayment grant program at community health centers. Health Care Financing.
S.782  SD.1638 By Ms. Miranda, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 782) of Liz Miranda, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Jacob R. Oliveira, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Medicaid coverage for doula services. Health Care Financing.
S.790  SD.1876 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 790) of Michael O. Moore, Jack Patrick Lewis, Paul R. Feeney and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to hospital profit and fairness. Health Care Financing.
S.795  SD.324 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 795) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Paul R. Feeney and James B. Eldridge for legislation to maintain independent authority over nursing licensure in the commonwealth. Health Care Financing.
S.816  SD.2092 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 816) of Joanne M. Comerford, Paul W. Mark, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to commit to higher education the resources to insure a strong and healthy public higher education system. Higher Education.
S.817  SD.81 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 817) of Brendan P. Crighton, Joanne M. Comerford, Jacob R. Oliveira, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide access to higher education opportunities for high school graduates in the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
S.818  SD.2124 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 818) of Brendan P. Crighton, Manny Cruz, Thomas M. Stanley and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to college credits while attending high school. Higher Education.
H.851  HD.3792 By Representative Lipper-Garabedian of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 851) of Kate Lipper-Garabedian and others relative to safe drinking water in schools. Environment and Natural Resources.
S.876  SD.1318 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 876) of Anne M. Gobi, Jack Patrick Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., James K. Hawkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to maintain stable housing for families with pets in an economic crisis and beyond. Housing.
S.906  SD.171 By Mr. Brady, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 906) of Michael D. Brady, Jack Patrick Lewis, Paul R. Feeney, Erika Uyterhoeven and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen the penalty for assault or assault and battery on emergency medical technician, ambulance operator, ambulance attendant or health care provider. The Judiciary.
S.936  SD.1231 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 936) of Cynthia Stone Creem and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to expunge juvenile and young adult records. The Judiciary.
S.940  SD.1907 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 940) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Sal N. DiDomenico and Jack Patrick Lewis for legislation relative to judicial supervision to promote child well-being. The Judiciary.
S.942  SD.428 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 942) of Brendan P. Crighton, Cynthia Stone Creem, Mike Connolly, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote public safety and better outcomes for young adults. The Judiciary.
S.947  SD.1088 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 947) of Julian Cyr, Bruce E. Tarr, Adam Scanlon, Robyn K. Kennedy and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure legal parentage equality. The Judiciary.
S.954  SD.1644 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 954) of Sal N. DiDomenico and Adam Gomez for legislation to ensure integrity in juvenile interrogations. The Judiciary.
S.956  SD.1592 By Ms. Edwards, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 956) of Lydia Edwards, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Sal N. DiDomenico, Jacob R. Oliveira and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote housing opportunity and mobility through eviction sealing (HOMES). The Judiciary.
S.971  SD.1269 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 971) of Barry R. Finegold for legislation relative to the malicious doxing of personal information. The Judiciary.
S.978  SD.1142 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 978) of Cindy F. Friedman, Paul W. Mark, Joanne M. Comerford and Pavel M. Payano for legislation relative to sexual harassment. The Judiciary.
S.1076  SD.1888 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1076) of Michael O. Moore, Jack Patrick Lewis, Patrick M. O'Connor, Brian M. Ashe and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the ownership of pets by convicted animal abusers. The Judiciary.
S.1079  SD.2054 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1079) of Michael O. Moore, Jason M. Lewis, James K. Hawkins, Walter F. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to controlling and abusive litigation. The Judiciary.
H.1099  HD.2071 By Representative Moran of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1099) of Frank A. Moran and others relative to establishing a transportation network driver bill of rights. Financial Services.
S.1116  SD.2287 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1116) of Rebecca L. Rausch, David Allen Robertson, Simon Cataldo and Steven S. Howitt for legislation to establish a right to freedom from doxing. The Judiciary.
S.1142  SD.2295 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1142) of John C. Velis, Patrick M. O'Connor, Jack Patrick Lewis, Steven George Xiarhos and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the humane protection of animals. The Judiciary.
S.1146  SD.173 By Mr. Brady, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1146) of Michael D. Brady for legislation to clarify the prevailing wage law. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1158  SD.1087 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1158) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Rebecca L. Rausch, Marc R. Pacheco, Jacob R. Oliveira and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent wage theft, promote employer accountability, and enhance public enforcement. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1170  SD.712 By Mr. Feeney, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1170) of Paul R. Feeney, Samantha Montaño, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Christopher Hendricks and other members of the General Court for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing, and harassment, without regard to protected class status while promoting healthy workplaces. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1176  SD.1663 By Mr. Feeney, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1176) of Paul R. Feeney, Adam Scanlon, Jack Patrick Lewis, James K. Hawkins and other members of the General Court for lelgislation relative to occupational presumption regarding healthcare workers and COVID-19. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1200  SD.2032 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1200) of Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis, Erika Uyterhoeven, Jacob R. Oliveira and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to raising the minimum wage closer to a living wage in the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1203  SD.1947 By Mr. Mark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1203) of Paul W. Mark, Jack Patrick Lewis, Michael O. Moore, James K. Hawkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a hospital and community health center worker minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1209  SD.731 By Mr. Oliveira, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1209) of Jacob R. Oliveira, Jack Patrick Lewis, Patricia A. Duffy, James K. Hawkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit mandatory overtime. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1214  HD.1498 By Representative Lawn of Watertown and Senator DiDomenico, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1214) of John J. Lawn, Jr., Sal N. DiDomenico and others for legislation to promote continuity of health coverage for children eligible for MassHealth. Health Care Financing.
S.1217  SD.317 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1217) of Rebecca L. Rausch, James K. Hawkins, Marc R. Pacheco, Vanna Howard and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to uplift families and secure the right to strike for certain public employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1227  HD.808 By Representative Moran of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1227) of Frank A. Moran and others for legislation to promote health equity for certain acute care hospitals that predominantly serve communities that experience health disparities as a result of race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status. Health Care Financing.
S.1249  SD.2231 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1249) of Cindy F. Friedman for legislation relative to reducing administrative burden. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1258  SD.2041 By Ms. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1258) of Robyn K. Kennedy, David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf, Jack Patrick Lewis, Erika Uyterhoeven and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide appropriate care for certain populations. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1260  HD.2755 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Duffy of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1260) of Sean Garballey, Patricia A. Duffy and others relative to committing to higher education the resources to insure a strong and healthy public higher education system. Higher Education.
S.1261  SD.1736 By Ms. Miranda, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1261) of Liz Miranda, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand equitable perinatal mental health services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1268  SD.583 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1268) of Marc R. Pacheco, Adam Scanlon, Jack Patrick Lewis, Paul R. Feeney and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to creating intensive stabilization and treatment units within the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1286  HD.3512 By Representatives Roy of Franklin and Lipper-Garabedian of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1286) of Jeffrey N. Roy, Kate Lipper-Garabedian and others relative high schools providing and funding college programs. Higher Education.
S.1309  SD.1250 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1309) of Mark C. Montigny, Adam Gomez, Jacob R. Oliveira, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase kennel safety aka Ollie’s Law. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1331  SD.265 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1331) of Joanne M. Comerford, Anne M. Gobi, Mindy Domb, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to end of life options. Public Health.
S.1332  SD.295 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1332) of Joanne M. Comerford, Paul R. Feeney, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect patients and health care workers from exposure to surgical smoke. Public Health.
S.1356  SD.2053 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1356) of Julian Cyr, Kate Hogan, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect Massachusetts public health from PFAS. Public Health.
S.1361  SD.1660 By Ms. Edwards, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1361) of Lydia Edwards, Michael D. Brady, Paul W. Mark, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote patient safety and equitable access to care. Public Health.
S.1382  SD.1180 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1382) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Vanna Howard, Sal N. DiDomenico, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve outdoor and indoor air quality for communities burdened by transportation pollution. Public Health.
S.1402  SD.1823 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1402) of Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, Jacob R. Oliveira and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve healthcare delivery for underserved residents of the commonwealth. Public Health.
S.1406  SD.1902 By Mr. Mark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1406) of Paul W. Mark, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Jack Patrick Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to preserve access to hospital services. Public Health.
S.1407  SD.1903 By Mr. Mark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1407) of Paul W. Mark for legislation to create equitable approaches to public health. Public Health.
S.1415  SD.2401 By Ms. Miranda, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1415) of Liz Miranda, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Paul W. Mark, Tram T. Nguyen and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to birthing justice in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
S.1424  SD.2181 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1424) of Mark C. Montigny, Jack Patrick Lewis, John F. Keenan, Vanna Howard and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote humane cosmetics and other household products by limiting the use of animal testing. Public Health.
S.1450  SD.807 By Mr. Oliveira, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1450) of Jacob R. Oliveira, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Paul R. Feeney, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation to assess healthcare access. Public Health.
S.1452  SD.590 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1452) of Marc R. Pacheco, Jack Patrick Lewis and James B. Eldridge for legislation to ensure safe medication administration. Public Health.
S.1457  SD.1327 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1457) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Jack Patrick Lewis, Hannah Kane, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote access to midwifery care and out-of-hospital birth options. Public Health.
S.1461  SD.552 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1461) of Michael F. Rush, Paul R. Feeney, Paul McMurtry, Michael O. Moore and others for legislation relative to liability protection for disaster volunteers. Public Health.
S.1472  SD.748 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1472) of Walter F. Timilty, Jack Patrick Lewis, John F. Keenan, Michael O. Moore and others for legislation to provide safeguards for home healthcare workers. Public Health.
S.1486  SD.2274 By Mr. Collins, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1486) of Nick Collins for legislation relative to the membership of the Massachusetts Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1510  SD.1937 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1510) of James B. Eldridge, Liz Miranda, Ruth B. Balser, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the civil rights and safety of all Massachusetts residents. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1539  SD.580 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1539) of Joan B. Lovely, Paul R. Feeney, Robyn K. Kennedy, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to require health care employers to develop and implement programs to prevent workplace violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1545  SD.1054 By Ms. Miranda, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1545) of Liz Miranda, Rebecca L. Rausch, Patricia D. Jehlen and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to create an independent correctional oversight office to facilitate the recommendations of the Special Legislative Commission on Structural Racism in Correctional Facilities of the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1638  SD.220 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1638) of Julian Cyr, Paul W. Mark, Jack Patrick Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide fair and affordable public retiree benefits. Public Service.
S.1680  SD.1125 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1680) of Cindy F. Friedman, Jacob R. Oliveira, Steven George Xiarhos, David F. DeCoste and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to disability pensions for violent crimes. Public Service.
S.1724  SD.558 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1724) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation relative to creditable service for retirement purposes for non-public school service. Public Service.
S.1750  SD.746 By Mr. Velis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1750) of John C. Velis, Steven George Xiarhos, Sal N. DiDomenico and Ryan C. Fattman for legislation relative to veterans' buyback. Public Service.
S.1866  SD.1167 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1866) of Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis, Erika Uyterhoeven, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent high-income tax avoidance. Revenue.
S.1940  SD.418 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1940) of Bruce E. Tarr, James B. Eldridge, Hannah Kane, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the conservation land tax credit. Revenue.
S.1990  SD.1066 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1990) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Rebecca L. Rausch, Joanne M. Comerford, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to language access and inclusion. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2024  SD.2017 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2024) of Jason M. Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Joanne M. Comerford, Brian W. Murray and other members of the General Court for legislation to modernize participation in public meetings. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2026  SD.286 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2026) of Joan B. Lovely, Adam Scanlon, Michael D. Brady, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote American manufacturing. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2034  SD.1525 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2034) of Michael O. Moore, Rodney M. Elliott, James C. Arena-DeRosa, Adam Scanlon and other members of the General Court for legislation to define fraud in public construction bid laws. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2082  SD.2346 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2082) of Michael J. Barrett, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Jason M. Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a clean heating initiative in the commonwealth and reorganize the energy efficiency programs known as MassSave. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2091  SD.863 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2091) of Joanne M. Comerford and Jack Patrick Lewis for legislation to reform energy system planning for equity and climate transformation. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2100  SD.786 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2100) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation relative to electric utility climate resilience and microgrids. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2105  SD.2330 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2105) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Steven Owens, Vanna Howard, James K. Hawkins and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the future of heat in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2113  SD.505 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2113) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Lydia Edwards, Liz Miranda, Vanna Howard and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to energy facilities siting reform to address environmental justice, climate, and public health. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2117  SD.151 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2117) of James B. Eldridge, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Vanna Howard, Jack Patrick Lewis and others for legislation to advance clean energy, equity, and innovation within municipal utilities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2135  SD.1925 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2135) of Adam Gomez, Mike Connolly, Rebecca L. Rausch, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a moratorium on new gas system expansion. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2145  SD.2066 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2145) of Jason M. Lewis, John F. Keenan, Pavel M. Payano, Michael O. Moore and others for legislation to support load aggregation programs in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2150  SD.2013 By Mr. Mark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2150) of Paul W. Mark, Susan Williams Gifford, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Jacob R. Oliveira and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage solar development on built and disturbed land. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2197  SD.1443 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2197) of Bruce E. Tarr, Edward J. Kennedy, Jack Patrick Lewis, Vanna Howard and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the use of elephants, big cats, primates, giraffes, and bears in traveling exhibits and shows. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.2217  SD.1190 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2217) of Brendan P. Crighton, Rebecca L. Rausch, Steven Owens, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public transit electrification. Transportation.
S.2218  SD.1195 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2218) of Brendan P. Crighton, Jack Patrick Lewis and John F. Keenan for legislation to promote zero-emission vehicle fleets by 2035. Transportation.
S.2277  SD.1762 By Ms. Moran, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2277) of Susan L. Moran, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Susannah M. Whipps and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase regional transit accessibility in the Commonwealth. Transportation.
S.2285  SD.1370 By Mr. Oliveira, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2285) of Jacob R. Oliveira, David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf, Julian Cyr, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to electrify Regional Transit Authorities. Transportation.
H.2355  HD.1403 By Representative LaNatra of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2355) of Kathleen R. LaNatra and others relative to the well-being of law enforcement officers after involvement in critical incidents. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2365  SD.500 By Mr. Gomez, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2365) of Adam Gomez, Michael O. Moore, Jack Patrick Lewis, Vanna Howard and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a zero carbon renovation fund. Joint Ways and Means.
S.2447  SD.2679 By Mr. Oliveira, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2447) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jacob R. Oliveira, Aaron L. Saunders, Jessica Ann Giannino, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect against attempts to ban, remove, or restrict library access to materials. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.2462  RESOLUTIONS CALLING ON THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT TO CONTINUE TO STAND WITH THE PEOPLE OF ISRAEL IN THEIR TIME OF NEED, SUPPORT THE VICTIMS OF THE RECENT TERRORIST ATTACK AGAINST THE STATE OF ISRAEL AND WORK TOWARDS THE SAFE RETURN OF THOSE WHO ARE BEING HELD HOSTAGE
S.2473  Senate, October 19, 2023 -- The committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 210) of Pavel M. Payano for legislation to expand licensure opportunity for school counselors; and (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Andres X. Vargas and Ryan M. Hamilton relative to expanding licensure opportunities for school counselors, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2473).
H.2516  HD.2561 By Representative Fernandes of Falmouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2516) of Dylan A. Fernandes and Angelo L. D'Emilia relative to disability pensions for violent crimes committed against certain public employees. Public Service.
S.2528  SD.2673 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2528) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Julian Cyr, Natalie M. Higgins, John Francis Moran, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to free expression. Education.
S.2558  SD.2539 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2558) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Barry R. Finegold and Pavel M. Payano for legislation relative to renewable energy production technologies. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2577  HD.1401 By Representative LaNatra of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2577) of Kathleen R. LaNatra and others relative to credible service for retirement purposes for school nurses. Public Service.
S.2619  An Act providing affordable and accessible high-quality early education and care to promote child development and well-being and support the economy in the Commonwealth
S.2640  Senate, March 14, 2024 --The committee on Financial Services, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 678) of Liz Miranda and Lydia Edwards for legislation to improve sickle cell care, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2640).
S.2663  March 21, 2024 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 266) of Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to enhance the educational outcomes of expectant and parenting students; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 282) of Anne M. Gobi and Steven S. Howitt for legislation to promote a healthy culture and climate within schools; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 285) of Adam Gomez and Michael J. Barrett for legislation relative to dropout prevention and recovery; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 290) of Adam Gomez, Lydia Edwards, James B. Eldridge and Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation to reduce exclusionary discipline for grooming and dress code violations; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 294) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Sal N. DiDomenico, James B. Eldridge and Rebecca L. Rausch for legislation to promote the education success of court involved children; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 300) of Robyn K. Kennedy for legislation relative to safer schools; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 305) of Jason M. Lewis for legislation to promote safe firearm storage education and increase the well-being of students; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 341) of Pavel M. Payano for legislation relative to dropout prevention and student recovery; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 348) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation relative to parental notification in public schools, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2663).
S.2666  April 1, 2024 -- The committee on Education to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 343) of Pavel M. Payano for legislation to establish an education-to-career data center, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2666).
S.2673  April 1, 2024 -- The committee on Higher Education to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 160) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Manny Cruz, Susannah M. Whipps, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Social Work Uplifting Practices and Exam Removal (“The SUPER Act”), report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2673).
S.2682  March 11, 2024 -- The committee on Public Health, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1382) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Vanna Howard, Sal N. DiDomenico, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve outdoor and indoor air quality for communities burdened by transportation pollution; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2131) of Christine P. Barber, Mike Connolly and others for legislation to improve outdoor and indoor air quality for communities burdened by pollution, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2682).
S.2686  An Act relative to healthy youth
S.2694  Senate, February 29, 2024 -- Text of the Senate Bill relative to healthy youth (Senate, No. 2692) (being the text of Senate, No. 2686, printed as amended)
S.2707  Senate, March 14, 2024 -- Text of the Senate Bill ensuring affordability, readiness and learning for our youth and driving economic development (Senate, No. 2707) (being the text of Senate, No. 2697, printed as amended)
S.2709  April 1, 2024 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 239) of Michael D. Brady, James K. Hawkins, Patrick M. O'Connor and Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation to establish a special commission on creating a more diversified teaching workforce in the Commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 252) of Brendan P. Crighton for legislation to promote racially integrated schools; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 254) of Brendan P. Crighton for legislation to promote racially and culturally inclusive K-12 curriculum; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 259) of Julian Cyr, Jack Patrick Lewis, Vanna Howard and Rebecca L. Rausch for legislation relative to LGBTQ+ inclusive curriculum; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 286) of Adam Gomez and Vanna Howard for legislation to ensure diversity in public education; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 288) of Adam Gomez, Tram T. Nguyen, Steven Ultrino, Jack Patrick Lewis and others for legislation to promote racially inclusive curriculum in schools; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 299) of Robyn K. Kennedy, Steven Owens and Rebecca L. Rausch for legislation to address racial and cultural bias training in educator professional development; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 311) of Jason M. Lewis, Manny Cruz, Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to educator diversity; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 318) of Liz Miranda, Joanne M. Comerford, Lydia Edwards, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a permanent commission on American Indian and Alaska Native education; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 340) of Pavel M. Payano for legislation to enable all students to thrive: protecting a high quality, diverse educator workforce; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 344) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, Vanna Howard and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to celebrate and teach Native American culture and history, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2709).
S.2731  April 18, 2024 -- The committee on Municipalities and Regional Government to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1309) of Mark C. Montigny, Adam Gomez, Jacob R. Oliveira, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase kennel safety aka Ollie’s Law, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2731).
S.2734  April 22, 2024 --- The committee on Public Health, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1415) of Liz Miranda, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Paul W. Mark, Tram T. Nguyen and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to birthing justice in the Commonwealth, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2734).
S.2741  April 22, 2024 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 240) of Nick Collins for legislation relative to mental health education; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 247) of Cynthia Stone Creem and Susannah M. Whipps for legislation relative to remodel public school athletics through social-emotional learning; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 248) of Cynthia Stone Creem and Vanna Howard for legislation to promote social-emotional learning; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 276) of Barry R. Finegold and Vanna Howard for legislation relative to safety and violence education for students (the SAVE Students Act); (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 333) of Jacob R. Oliveira and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation relative to prescription opioid abuse prevention education; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 342) of Pavel M. Payano for legislation relative to substance use education in public schools; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 346) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Lydia Edwards and James B. Eldridge for legislation to ensuring access to mental health supports in K-12 schools; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 350) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation relative to physical and social recess in schools, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2741).
S.2756  An Act promoting diversion of juveniles to community supervision and services
S.2757  May 2, 2024 -- The committee on The Judiciary, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1142) of John C. Velis, Patrick M. O'Connor, Jack Patrick Lewis, Steven George Xiarhos and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the humane protection of animals; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1718) of Edward R. Philips, Jessica Ann Giannino and others for legislation relative to the humane protection of animals and establishing a task force to complete a systematic review of the laws pertaining to animal cruelty and protection, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2757).
S.2771  May 9, 2024 -- The committee on Advanced Information Technology, the Internet and Cybersecurity, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 34) of Jason M. Lewis, Paul W. Mark, John J. Cronin, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court 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, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2771).
S.2799  An Act making voting administrative changes to create equitable systemic solutions
S.2820  Senate, 13, 2024 -- The committee on Environment and Natural Resources, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 549) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Adam Scanlon, Jack Patrick Lewis, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to ban the retail sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits in new pet shops; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 550) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Steven S. Howitt, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation banning the retail sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits in pet shops; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 826) of Natalie M. Higgins, Kimberly N. Ferguson and others for legislation to further regulate the retail sale of certain domestic animals in new pet shops, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2820).
S.2839  Senate, June 27, 2024 -- The committee on Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development, to whom were referred ; the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2447) of Jacob R. Oliveira, Aaron L. Saunders, Jessica Ann Giannino, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect against attempts to ban, remove, or restrict library access to materials; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2528) of Julian Cyr, Natalie M. Higgins, John Francis Moran, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to free expression;(accompanied by bill, House, No. 4005) of James K. Hawkins and others for legislation to encourage the improvement of free libraries and library systems; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4229) of John Francis Moran and others relative to the right of students to freedom of expression in public schools; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4235) of Aaron L. Saunders and others for legislation to further regulate access to certain library materials; report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2839).
S.2845  Senate, June 27, 2024 -- Text of amendment (242) (offered by Senator Comerford) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 2834) to the Senate Bill relative to the Affordable Housing Act
S.2848  Senate, June 27, 2024 -- Text of amendment (301) (offered by Senator Miranda) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 2834) to the Senate Bill relative to the Affordable Housing Act
S.2864  Senate, July 11, 2024 -- Text of amendment (474) (offered by Senator Crighton) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 2856) to the Senate Bill relative to economic development
S.2868  Senate, July 11, 2024 -- Text of amendment (351) (offered by Senator Lewis) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 2856) to the Senate Bill relative to economic development
H.2886  HD.302 By Representative McKenna of Webster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2886) of Joseph D. McKenna and Michael J. Soter relative to the establishment of tax credits for the installation of home water filtration systems for certain homeowners. Revenue.
H.3161  HD.3969 By Representative Fernandes of Falmouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3161) of Dylan A. Fernandes and others relative to offshore wind. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3239  HD.3425 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3239) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to authorizing library access to electronic books and digital audiobooks. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3459  HD.2890 By Representatives Vargas of Haverhill and Hamilton of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3459) of Andres X. Vargas, Ryan M. Hamilton and Pavel M. Payano for legislation to direct the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority to electrify the Haverhill line of the commuter rail system. Transportation.
H.3563  HD.4065 By Representatives Mendes of Brockton and Paulino of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3563) of Rita A. Mendes and Francisco E. Paulino relative to required identification for applicants for professional licensure. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3633  HD.1954 By Representative Vargas of Haverhill, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3633) of Andres X. Vargas relative to lead pipe safety. Public Health.
H.3636  HD.754 By Representative Paulino of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3636) of Francisco E. Paulino that law enforcement agencies establish minority recruitment and selection programs. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3681  HD.262 By Representative Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3681) of Edward F. Coppinger and others relative to the availability of private utility construction contracts. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3694  HD.3309 By Representative Driscoll of Milton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3694) of William J. Driscoll, Jr., and others relative to the clean heat standard. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3956  HD.3646 By Representative Holmes of Boston and Senator Miranda, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3956) of Russell E. Holmes, Liz Miranda and others for legislation to authorize an independent correctional oversight office to facilitate the recommendations of the Special Legislative Commission on Structural Racism in Correctional Facilities of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.4119  HD.4510 By Representative Roy of Franklin, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jeffrey N. Roy that the Executive Office of Education establish an adult workforce diploma program to assist certain adults in obtaining high school diplomas and developing employability and career technical skills. Education.
H.4356  An Act promoting housing opportunity and mobility through eviction sealing (HOMES)
H.4389  An Act providing immediate child care assistance to homeless families
H.4397  An Act requiring universal changing stations in public buildings
H.4427  An Act relative to supporting student participation in 4-H programs
H.4503  An Act relative to clean energy generation
H.4521  An Act relative to college in high school
H.4802  An Act addressing challenges facing public libraries and digital resource collections
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.