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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Paul R. Heroux Served 1993 - 2018 Democrat - 2nd Bristol

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  SD.1993 By Mr. Rush, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael F. Rush, Bruce J. Ayers, Edward F. Coppinger, Claire D. Cronin and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home modifications for seniors. Revenue.
  HD.3864 By Representative Jones of North Reading and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr and others for legislation to repeal the 2013 sales tax on computer and software technology services. Revenue.
  HD.4062 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to the visitation rights of great grandparents. The Judiciary.
  HD.4311 By Mr. Zlotnik of Gardner, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jonathan D. Zlotnik and others for legislation to eliminate the inventory tax for manufacturers. Revenue.
S.14  SD.544 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 14) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to prohibit eminent domain. The Judiciary.
S.26  SD.236 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 26) of Karen E. Spilka, Anthony W. Petruccelli, John Hart, Jr., James F. Burke, Jr., Mass. Sheriff's Assoc. and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand juvenile jurisdiction, increase public safety and protect children from harm. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.27  SD.345 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 27) of Thomas M. McGee, Paul J. Donato, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to foster care children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.29  SD.347 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 29) of Brian A. Joyce, Paul R. Heroux and Jonathan Hecht for legislation to create a special commission on behavior modification. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.30  SD.350 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 30) of Brian A. Joyce, Danielle W. Gregoire, Mary S. Keefe, Katherine M. Clark and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the humane treatment of disabled persons. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.72  HD.538 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 72) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to providing the public disclosure of quality indicators for the developmentally disabled. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.76  HD.2871 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 76) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to access to medical treatments for children with autism. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.78  HD.2945 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 78) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to services for adults with developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.79  HD.507 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 79) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to establishing a paid family leave program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.80  SD.711 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 80) of Michael Barrett, Cleon H. Turner, Paul McMurtry, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.85  HD.2243 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 85) of Nick Collins and others for legislation to enhance opportunities for children in the custody of the Commonwealth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.87  HD.523 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 87) of Mark J. Cusack and others for legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.90  HD.1439 By Mr. Fattman of Sutton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 90) of Ryan C. Fattman and others for legislation to place photo identification on electronic benefit transfer (EBT) cards. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.99  HD.1880 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 99) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to the collection and reporting of certain nursing facility resident care information. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.106  HD.1789 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 106) 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.113  HD.2078 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 113) of John D. Keenan and others for legislation to establish a task force on child sexual abuse prevention. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.121  HD.1576 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 121) of Kay Khan and others relative to the authority of the Disabled Persons Protection Commission. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.135  HD.364 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 135) of James J. O'Day and others relative to housing and support services to unaccompanied homeless youth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.151  HD.1379 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 151) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to assist people with disabilities in realizing their rights and exercising their responsibilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.185  SD.1431 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 185) of Richard T. Moore, Michael O. Moore and Paul R. Heroux for legislation to promote economic development in Gateway Towns. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.190  SD.1102 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 190) of Karen E. Spilka, Daniel A. Wolf, Paul R. Heroux, John V. Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation to evaluate the economic impact of transportation projects. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.334  HD.333 By Representatives Benson of Lunenburg and Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 334) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for an investigation by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education relative to determining whether there are sufficient and appropriate services for low-incidence students with disabilities. Education.
H.344  HD.2870 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 344) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to addressing the needs of students with autism. Education.
S.357  SD.961 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 357) of James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to require producer responsibility for collection reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.359  SD.1112 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 359) of James B. Eldridge, Martha M. Walz, Thomas P. Conroy, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to plastic bag reduction. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.450  HD.360 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 450) of James J. O'Day and others relative to age-appropriate sexual health education. Education.
H.454  HD.1882 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 454) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to bullying in schools. Education.
H.457  HD.2923 By Representatives Peisch of Wellesley and Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 457) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the quality of education by reviving the foundation budget review commission. Education.
H.472  HD.3285 By Representative Rogers of Cambridge and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 472) of David M. Rogers and others relative to media literacy in schools. Education.
H.477  HD.2656 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 477) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to improve quality in early education centers and providing better access to quality early education and care. Education.
H.535  HD.3314 By Mr. Zlotnik of Gardner, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 535) of Jonathan D. Zlotnik and others for legislation to establish a personal finance, civic responsibility and general legal high school social studies curriculum. Education.
H.543  HD.1251 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 543) of Jonathan Hecht and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to institutional long-term care in the Commonwealth. Elder Affairs.
H.545  HD.1602 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 545) of Kay Khan and others relative to residential habilitation services for individuals age sixty or older. Elder Affairs.
H.547  HD.1215 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 547) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the prevention and elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression within the Department of Elder Affairs. Elder Affairs.
S.550  SD.1442 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 550) of Richard T. Moore, Jason M. Lewis, Eileen M. Donoghue, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide coverage for tobacco use cessation under Commonwealth Care. Health Care Financing.
H.573  HD.293 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 573) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to municipal election ballots . Election Laws.
S.585  SD.189 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 585) of Michael O. Moore, Tom Sannicandro, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a commission on the funding needs for quality public higher education. Higher Education.
H.657  HD.3250 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 657) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to protect from net loss public lands or easements taken or acquired for natural resources. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.680  HD.1976 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 680) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others for legislation to establish a pet grooming license. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.696  HD.3089 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 696) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag pollution. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.707  HD.2597 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 707) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to further regulate the use of hydraulic fracturing to stimulate the extraction of natural gas. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.712  HD.759 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 712) of Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation to enhance the management of problem wildlife. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.756  HD.3259 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 756) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the Endangered Species Act. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.787  HD.2249 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 787) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag use through regulations and incentives. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.796  SD.362 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 796) of Karen E. Spilka, Martha M. Walz, William N. Brownsberger, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
S.797  SD.471 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 797) of Karen E. Spilka, Paul R. Heroux and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation to establish age-appropriate accountability for children for crimes. The Judiciary.
H.802  HD.850 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 802) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to further regulate the sale and disposal of mercury-added thermostats. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.803  HD.1092 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 803) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require producer responsibility for collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.835  HD.464 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 835) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to continuity of care for mental health treatment. Financial Services.
H.836  HD.977 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 836) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the effect of certain behavioral health disorders on certain disability insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.838  HD.1269 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 838) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of group or individual disability, accident or sickness insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.840  HD.1349 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 840) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to require health care coverage for emergency psychiatric services. Financial Services.
S.843  SD.725 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 843) of Michael Barrett, Cleon H. Turner, Kenneth I. Gordon, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide fair chances for employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.909  HD.1343 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 909) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to include childbirth under insurance policies providing for disability income. Financial Services.
S.927  SD.94 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 927) of Harriette L. Chandler, Mary S. Keefe, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Worcester County Commission on the Status of Women. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.942  SD.618 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 942) of James B. Eldridge, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect abandoned animals in vacant properties. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.952  SD.1488 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 952) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Louis L. Kafka, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen the enforcement of certain dog laws. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.973  HD.835 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 973) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to prohibit certain discretionary authority by insurers. Financial Services.
S.1008  SD.1108 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1008) of Benjamin B. Downing, Sal N. DiDomenico, John J. Lawn, Jr., William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to screenings for congenital heart defects for newborns. Public Health.
H.1046  HD.367 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1046) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to mandate the reporting of executive compensation by private sector human service agencies to the Commissioner of Administration. Health Care Financing.
H.1075  HD.3186 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1075) of Jerald A. Parisella and others relative to prohibiting the assessment of financial penalties on active duty military personnel withdrawing from postsecondary courses . Higher Education.
H.1077  HD.2639 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1077) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a student loan repayment pilot program to be administered by the Board of Higher Education for licensed social workers. Higher Education.
S.1127  SD.365 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1127) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Anthony W. Petruccelli, James J. Dwyer, Aaron Vega and other members of the General Court for legislation to imorove public safety through evidence-based community corrections supervision. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1145  SD.1408 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1145) of Michael R. Knapik, James T. Welch, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Michael J. Finn and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the 104th fighter wing fire department. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1165  SD.551 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1165) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to remove pepper spray from firearms identification. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1172  SD.1101 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1172) of Karen E. Spilka, Louis L. Kafka, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure the safety of people with pets in disasters. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1189  HD.475 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1189) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the treatment of the mentally ill in prisons. The Judiciary.
H.1193  HD.981 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1193) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the treatment of certain mentally ill persons alleged to have committed assault and battery. The Judiciary.
H.1194  HD.1331 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1194) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation require county and state correctional facilities to provide substance abuse services to certain inmates. The Judiciary.
S.1214  SD.594 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1214) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Paul R. Heroux, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to age restrictions for veterans applying to be police officers and firefighters. Public Service.
H.1243  HD.1124 By Ms. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1243) of Linda Campbell and others relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases. The Judiciary.
S.1298  SD.924 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1298) of James E. Timilty, Michael O. Moore, Mark J. Cusack, Paul J. Donato and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining. Public Service.
S.1312  SD.764 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1312) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jason M. Lewis, Gale D. Candaras, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to a tobacco excise. Revenue.
H.1323  HD.3075 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1323) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to permit the purging of juvenile delinquency records. The Judiciary.
H.1325  HD.3124 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1325) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to the sealing of youthful offender records and the expungement of juvenile records. The Judiciary.
S.1409  SD.556 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1409) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik and Paul R. Heroux for legislation to exempt certain farmers' markets from certain property taxes. Revenue.
H.1422  HD.2004 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1422) of Mary S. Keefe and others relative to the penalties for debarred contractors participating in certain contracts. The Judiciary.
H.1426  HD.2123 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1426) of John D. Keenan and others relative to juvenile life sentences. The Judiciary.
H.1455  HD.3382 By Messrs. Lawn of Watertown and Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1455) of John J. Lawn, Jr., Thomas M. Stanley and others relative to the statute of limitations for certain sexual abuse crimes. The Judiciary.
H.1456  HD.691 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1456) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to impose a penalty for the confinement of farm animals in a manner that does not allow them to turn around freely, lie down, stand up and fully extend their limbs. The Judiciary.
H.1486  HD.1578 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1486) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the use of solitary confinement in correctional facilities. The Judiciary.
S.1509  SD.1303 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1509) of Richard T. Moore, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Michael O. Moore, John V. Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the commission on government accountability, economy, and efficiency. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1513  SD.1411 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1513) of Richard T. Moore, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate waste and improve public oversight of state agencies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1515  SD.1439 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1515) of Richard T. Moore, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Randy Hunt and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote value and efficiency in the delivery of state services. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1553  HD.1785 By Representatives Peisch of Wellesley and Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1553) of Alice Hanlon Peisch, Josh S. Cutler and others relative to providing protection against compelled disclosure of certain information by members of the news media. The Judiciary.
H.1555  HD.2188 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1555) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to criminal complaints for failure to comply with certain lead poisoning regulations. The Judiciary.
S.1573  SD.844 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1573) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sean Garballey, Kay Khan, Daniel A. Wolf and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote energy efficient lighting, conserve energy, regulate outdoor night lighting, and reduce light pollution. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1586  HD.1515 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1586) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others relative to the electronic publication of certain legal notices by government entities. The Judiciary.
H.1587  HD.953 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1587) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the enforcement of certain civil rights laws. The Judiciary.
S.1588  SD.522 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1588) of Cynthia S. Creem, Benjamin B. Downing, Daniel A. Wolf, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to update the bottle bill . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1588  HD.1011 By Representative Rushing of Boston and Senator Chang-Diaz, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1588) of Byron Rushing, Sonia Chang-Diaz and others for legislation to improve the collection and analysis of data relative to traffic stops. The Judiciary.
H.1589  HD.1172 By Messrs. Rushing of Boston and Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1589) of Byron Rushing, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to gender identity and access to public accommodations. The Judiciary.
H.1630  HD.125 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1630) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further regulate the performance of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health. The Judiciary.
S.1636  SD.39 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1636) of William N. Brownsberger, Sarah K. Peake, Denise Provost, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to reducing permitted idling times for certain motor vehicles. Transportation.
H.1638  HD.466 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1638) of Benjamin Swan and others for the establishment of a Massachusetts innocence commission to analyze the circumstances of innocent persons being charged, prosecuted, convicted and incarcerated. The Judiciary.
H.1643  HD.489 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1643) of Benjamin Swan, Gloria L. Fox and Paul R. Heroux relative to the housing of prisoners in correctional institutions of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.1674  HD.578 By Representative Walsh of Boston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1674) of Martin J. Walsh, John A. Hart and others relative to national criminal offender record information checks for persons working with individuals served by the Department of Mental Retardation. The Judiciary.
H.1684  HD.1014 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1684) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to further define privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
H.1712  HD.2206 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1712) of Marjorie C. Decker and others for legislation to provide economic stability for displaced non-professional airport employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1739  HD.504 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1739) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish earned paid sick time for certain employees rendering personal care. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1767  HD.968 By Ms. Story of Amherst and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1767) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further define comparable work. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1783  HD.463 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1783) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to promoting efficient access to mental health services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1784  HD.467 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1784) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to proportional payments of the Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1794  HD.1658 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1794) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to ensure access to Department of Mental Health services for certain individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and related conditions. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1799  HD.1235 By Representative Malia of Boston and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1799) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Jennifer L. Flanagan and others relative to mental health services for children. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1804  HD.1909 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1804) of Shaunna O'Connell and others for legislation to further regulate the use of psychoactive drugs on distressed patients. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1808  HD.302 By Mr. Rogers of Norwood, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1808) of John H. Rogers and others for legislation to improve access to the services of educational psychologists. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1810  HD.1015 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1810) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the treatment of emotionally disturbed prisoners. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1852  HD.279 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1852) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the care of animals in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1874  HD.1738 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1874) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others relative to the protection of puppies and kittens. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1911  HD.1826 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1911) of Tackey Chan and others for legislation to prohibit certain grants, incentive payments and other supplemental reimbursements to hospitals outsourcing certain health care delivery jobs. Public Health.
S.1914  SD.1898 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross, Linda Campbell and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animal welfare and safety. The Judiciary.
H.1944  HD.912 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1944) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to air pollutants. Public Health.
S.1959  SD.1927 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Brian A. Joyce, Stanley C. Rosenberg, Ruth B. Balser, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure parity for mental health and substance abuse treatment. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1971  HD.505 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1971) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to further regulate newborn pulse oximetry screening for congenital heart defects. Public Health.
H.2001  HD.3000 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2001) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the availability of prescription medications during an emergency. Public Health.
H.2019  HD.700 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2019) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to personal care attendant orientation. Public Health.
H.2029  HD.1307 By Ms. Malia of Boston and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2029) of Elizabeth A. Malia, John F. Keenan and others relative to the certification of alcohol-free and drug-free housing by the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.2047  HD.1397 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2047) of Sarah K. Peake and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender aging. Public Health.
H.2051  HD.393 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2051) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to acupuncture. Public Health.
H.2086  HD.284 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2086) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products. Public Health.
H.2087  HD.449 By Representative Smizik of Brookline and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2087) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to prohibiting the dispensing of food in disposable food service containers made from polystyrene or expanded polystyrene. Public Health.
H.2103  HD.2550 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2103) of Aaron Vega and others relative to creating a folic acid awareness and birth defects prevention program within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.2120  HD.303 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2120) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to ensure fire safety in state buildings. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2196  HD.488 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2196) of Benjamin Swan, Gloria L. Fox and Paul R. Heroux for legislation to prohibit the use of inappropriate language by public safety officers in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2279  HD.1939 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2279) of Mark J. Cusack and others for legislation to mandate restroom breaks for public transit employees. Public Service.
S.2281  SD.2106 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senatre, No. 2281) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jay Livingstone, Frank I. Smizik, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote public safety and to protect access to reproductive health care facilities. The Judiciary.
H.2294  HD.3052 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2294) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to the appointment and reappointment of public safety officers. Public Service.
H.2295  HD.3228 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2295) of Diana DiZoglio and others that certain fire fighters be permitted to wear uniforms while on duty and making solicitations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Public Service.
S.2411  SD.2191 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2411) of Richard J. Ross and Paul R. Heroux for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Danuta Radny, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services. Public Service.
H.2419  HD.896 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2419) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others relative to providing smoking cessation programs for certain police officers and fire fighters. Public Service.
H.2593  HD.2701 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2593) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to increase the tobacco excise tax, supplement the Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund and reduce youth tobacco consumption. Revenue.
H.2594  HD.3002 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2594) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to promote the use of electric vehicles through sales tax incentives and other benefits. Revenue.
H.2606  HD.873 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2606) of Randy Hunt and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the feasibility of simplifying the personal income tax code. Revenue.
H.2754  HD.1598 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2754) of Aaron Vega and others for legislation to provide tax relief for persons suffering hardships due to public works projects or actions taken by municipal utility companies. Revenue.
H.2808  HD.3291 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2808) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor setting apart the Thursday of National Volunteer Week in April as Massachusetts service and volunteerism day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2839  HD.439 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2839) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to create a hospital disposition fund from the proceeds of sales of state hospitals and the crediting of such proceeds to accounts of the Department of Mental Health and the Department of Developmental Services. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2850  HD.661 By Messrs. Lewis of Winchester and Vieira of Falmouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2850) of Jason M. Lewis and others for an investigation by a special commission relative to identifying opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of state agencies, programs and services. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2875  HD.1175 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2875) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to prohibit the use of state funds to purchase bottled water. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2883  HD.2645 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2883) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to encourage fair competition in bids for state contracts from qualified sources committed to fair wages and benefits for employees. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2933  HD.1941 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2933) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to natural gas pipeline safety. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2934  HD.2241 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2934) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the detection and repair of natural gas leaks and reimbursements for damages. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2935  HD.2367 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2935) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the use of coal as an energy resource in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2940  HD.2590 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2940) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the reporting of hydraulic fracturing processes employed in the extraction of natural gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2941  HD.3128 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2941) of Sean Garballey and others relative to improving outdoor lighting and increasing dark-sky visibility. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2943  HD.1105 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2943) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to include noncarbonated non-alcoholic beverages in the bottle law, so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2980  HD.3320 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2980) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to comprehensive siting reform for certain land-based wind projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3015  HD.460 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3015) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to fees for appeals of civil motor vehicle infraction citations. Transportation.
H.3136  HD.1514 By Representative Roy of Franklin and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3136) of Jeffrey N. Roy, Karen Spilka and others relative to the requirements for distinctive registration plates. Transportation.
H.3342  HD.2803 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3342) of James M. Cantwell and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Agricultural Resources to promulgate rules and regulations governing boarding kennels and daycare facilities for dogs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3364  HD.2673 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3364) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to provide tax incentives to promote housing creation for persons with disabilities. Revenue.
H.3435  HD.3244 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3435) of Aaron Vega, Paul R. Heroux and Benjamin Swan for legislation to provide incentives for the employment of residents of the Commonwealth in public construction contracts. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3460  HD.3615 By Representative Cronin of Easton and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Claire D. Cronin, Thomas Kennedy and others relative to providing for home modifications and moving expenses for certain victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.3503  HD.3612 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others relative to the issuance of "Boston Strong" motor vehicle registration plates. Transportation.
H.3596  HD.3698 By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Daniel B. Winslow and others for legislation to reduce sexual exploitation of victims of human trafficking. The Judiciary.
H.3635  HD.3795 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Donna Salois, an employee of the Wrentham Development Center. Public Service.
H.3639  HD.3836 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to prohibit the sale to minors of electronic devices used to deliver liquid nicotine vapor. Public Health.
H.3692  HD.3883 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to animal cruelty. The Judiciary.
H.3825  HD.3965 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Randy Hunt and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to mandated treatment and monitoring of nonviolent offenders with substance addictions. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.3910  HD.4081 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Claire D. Cronin relative to the penalty for illegal sales of controlled substances in the vicinity of premises providing services for substance addiction. The Judiciary.
H.4037  Text of an amendment (offered by Mr. DeLeo of Winthrop and other members of the House) to the Senate Bill enhancing protection for victims of domestic violence (Senate, No. 1897). April 8, 2014.
H.4159  HD.3884 By Representative Cronin of Easton and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Claire D. Cronin, Thomas P. Kennedy and others relative to photographs used for driver’s licenses and identification cards. Transportation.
H.4560  HD.4564 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James J. O'Day, Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to the disclosure of home addresses and telephone numbers of certain employees of the Department of Children and Families. The Judiciary.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.