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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Peter V. Kocot Served 2001 - 2018 Democrat - 1st Hampshire

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  Peter.Kocot@mahouse.gov

State House

24 Beacon St.
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Boston, MA, 02133
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Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
S.58  SD.1057 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, Senate, No. 58) of James B. Eldridge, Peter V. Kocot, Jason M. Lewis, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to creating a progressive income tax. Revenue.
S.59  SD.486 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, Senate, No. 59) of Michael J. Barrett, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Chris Walsh, David M. Rogers and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution providing for a graduated income tax. Revenue.
S.64  SD.1874 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 64) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Mary S. Keefe, Christine P. Barber, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity. The Judiciary.
H.70  HD.1595 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 70) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to spouses under the definition of family members serving as paid caregivers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.70  SD.989 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 70) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Jennifer E. Benson, Sean Garballey and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote asset development in transitional assistance programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.71  SD.1001 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 71) of James B. Eldridge, Jay R. Kaufman, Aaron Vega, Peter V. Kocot and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote restorative justice practices. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.76  HD.2867 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 76) 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.79  HD.1343 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 79) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to providing child care assistance to homeless families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.91  HD.2468 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 91) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others for the establishment of an access to healthcare task force (including members of the General Court) for former foster youth to review the barriers of access to healthcare for youth who are aging out or have aged out of the care of the Department of Children and Families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.101  HD.855 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 101) of John J. Lawn, Jr., and others relative to the placement of children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.103  SD.984 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 103) of Karen E. Spilka, David M. Nangle, Michelle M. DuBois, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the office of the child advocate. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.112  HD.2477 By Representative O’Day of West Boylston and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 112) of James J. O’Day, Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to protecting Department of Children and Families social workers’ home addresses. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.122  SD.317 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 122) of Daniel A. Wolf, Stephen Kulik, Chris Walsh, Louis L. Kafka and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the planning and development of sustainable communities. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.124  HD.1946 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 124) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others for legislation to create a loan repayment program for direct care human service workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.125  HD.2903 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 125) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to ensure equal access to services for certain residents of the Commonwealth, notwithstanding alienage or immigration status. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.141  SD.912 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 141) of James B. Eldridge, Benjamin B. Downing, Peter V. Kocot, Paul McMurtry and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand the sale of products by farmer breweries. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.146  SD.1769 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 146) of James B. Eldridge, Chris Walsh, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to family financial protection. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.167  HD.2725 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 167) of Nick Collins and others relative to the licensing of refrigeration technicians working on residential or light commercial refrigeration systems. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.187  HD.2749 By Representative Ferguson of Holden and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 187) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to the issuance of tenant/host brewer licenses for the purpose of producing and packaging beer. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.213  SD.1404 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 213) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Peter V. Kocot, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to corporations, shareholders, and political expenditures. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.214  SD.1654 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 214) of James B. Eldridge, Peter V. Kocot, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote efficiency and transparency in economic development. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.215  SD.1658 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 215) of James B. Eldridge, Peter V. Kocot, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transparency of economic development spending. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.245  HD.1785 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 245) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.253  SD.1779 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 253) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Daniel A. Wolf, Benjamin B. Downing, Kevin G. Honan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to universal pre-kindergarten access. Education.
H.262  HD.310 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 262) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the accessibility of hearing aids. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.267  HD.1829 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 267) of John W. Scibak and others relative to access to telemedicine services by allowing certain clinicians to be credentialed and allowing for coverage of such services by all payers and the Medicaid program. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.269  SD.765 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 269) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sean Garballey, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the composition of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Education.
H.295  HD.3501 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Wolf, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 295) of Stephen Kulik, Daniel A. Wolf and others relative to establishing an office of rural policy. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.300  HD.1704 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 300) of Aaron Vega and others for legislation to establish a Commonwealth underutilized building repair fund within the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.318  SD.332 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 318) of Thomas M. McGee, Brian M. Ashe, Jose F. Tosado, Robert M. Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to physical education in public schools. Education.
H.340  HD.1471 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 340) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to providing a public education system of sufficient quality. Education.
S.356  SD.699 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 356) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Dennis A. Rosa, Colleen M. Garry, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote equal choice a cost savings in health care. Elder Affairs.
S.371  SD.41 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 371) of Daniel A. Wolf, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Medicaid eligibility for seniors. Elder Affairs.
S.380  SD.1257 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 380) of James B. Eldridge, Paul W. Mark, Ellen Story, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to fair election in Massachusetts. Election Laws.
H.386  HD.2207 By Messrs. Gordon of Bedford and Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 386) of Kenneth I. Gordon, James M. Cantwell and others relative to social media password privacy for school students. Education.
S.406  SD.1738 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 406) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Peter V. Kocot, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to plastic bag reduction. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.413  SD.1042 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 413) of Anne M. Gobi, Marc R. Pacheco, James B. Eldridge, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the management of problem wildlife. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.419  SD.1081 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 419) of Anne M. Gobi, James B. Eldridge, Ellen Story, Stephen Kulik and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the distribution of raw milk. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.422  HD.1698 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 422) of Kay Khan and others relative to establishing a foreign language education seal of biliteracy for students. Education.
H.429  HD.2844 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 429) of Jay D. Livingstone and others for legislation to increase participation in early childhood care settings. Education.
H.448  HD.2436 By Messrs. O’Day of West Boylston and Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 448) of James J. O’Day, Paul Brodeur and others relative to sexual health education. Education.
S.454  SD.229 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 454) of Marc R. Pacheco, Patricia A. Haddad, Peter V. Kocot, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court lfor legislation relative to recycling. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.456  HD.2070 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 456) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for legislation to establish a task force (including members of the General Court) to identify and review state laws, regulations and administrative directives that prescribe requirements for school districts. Education.
S.462  SD.1785 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 462) of Michael F. Rush, Edward F. Coppinger, James B. Eldridge, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the safety and reclamation of quarries. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.462  HD.3114 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 462) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for legislation to develop a high quality pre-kindergarten education grant program. Education.
H.498  HD.2211 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 498) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to provide the highest quality education through access of innovative and research-based language education instructional programs. Education.
S.501  SD.982 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 501) of Anne M. Gobi, Marc R. Pacheco, Mark C. Montigny, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court relative to the use of certain insurance underwriting guidelines for homeowners with dogs living on such insured property. Financial Services.
H.526  HD.1412 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 526) 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.
H.537  HD.2086 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 537) of Cory Atkins and others relative to accountability for certain corporate political activities. Election Laws.
H.548  HD.2392 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 548) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to improving disclosure of electioneering communications reports. Election Laws.
H.553  HD.3137 By Representatives Fox of Boston and Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 553) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to establish election day voter registration. Election Laws.
H.554  HD.646 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 554) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to establish permanent voter registration for registered voters who move within the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
H.575  HD.698 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 575) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to voting by the instant runoff voting method. Election Laws.
H.576  HD.700 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 576) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to voting by the instant runoff voting method in primaries. Election Laws.
S.579  SD.996 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 579) of James B. Eldridge, Peter V. Kocot, Timothy R. Madden, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish Medicare for all in Massachusetts. Health Care Financing.
H.582  HD.3450 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 582) of Michael J. Moran and others relative to reporting requirements of state agencies to the Secretary of the Commonwealth for the maintenance of the Central Registry of Voters. Election Laws.
H.623  HD.1080 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 623) of Ruth B. Balser, James B. Eldridge and others relative to the disposition of public lands with conservation protected status. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.649  SD.628 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 649) of Daniel A. Wolf, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Michael O. Moore, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the accessibility, quality and continuity of care for consumers of behavioral health, substance use disorder and mental health services. Health Care Financing.
H.655  HD.2336 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 655) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the use and protection of pollinators. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.659  HD.1242 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 659) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to hydraulic fracturing wastewater. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.663  HD.3397 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 663) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag pollution. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.664  SD.1132 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 664) of James B. Eldridge, Peter V. Kocot, Sean Garballey, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a college savings program for every child born in Massachusetts. Higher Education.
H.677  HD.632 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 677) 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.
S.680  SD.1016 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 680) of Karen E. Spilka, Benjamin Swan, Marjorie C. Decker, David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote higher education among employees of human services provider organizations. Higher Education.
H.687  HD.857 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 687) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to the implementation of strategies for reducing solid waste and increasing recycling in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.697  SD.1764 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 697) of James B. Eldridge, Peter V. Kocot, Cory Atkins, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to credit building. Housing.
H.697  HD.1852 By Representative Kaufman of Lexington and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 697) of Jay R. Kaufman, Kenneth J. Donnelly and others that the Department of Environmental Protection be notified by manufacturers of products containing toxic chemicals. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.707  HD.1407 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 707) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish old growth forest reserves in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.708  HD.1488 By Messrs. Kulik of Worthington and Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 708) of Stephen Kulik, John W. Scibak and others relative to the operation of snowmobiles. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.711  HD.2034 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 711) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish a state meat inspection program and enhance the meat and poultry slaughter and processing infrastructure in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.739  HD.203 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 739) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag use through regulations and incentives. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.740  HD.218 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 740) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to protect drinking water from hydraulic fracturing. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.752  HD.496 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 752) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to provide for the establishment of a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.754  HD.1325 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 754) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to compute and track the individual and collective lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions of all fuels. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.756  HD.2752 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 756) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require producer responsibility for the collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.757  HD.2990 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 757) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to develop science-based stream-flow standards. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.761  HD.794 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 761) of Ellen Story and others relative to the labeling of plant seeds. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.784  HD.764 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 784) 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.786  HD.789 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 786) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit benefit limits and exclusions for behavioral health disorders on certain disability insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.789  HD.826 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Lewis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 789) of Ruth B. Balser, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to require coverage for community and home-based behavioral health care services for certain children and adolescents with mental health disorders. Financial Services.
S.807  SD.920 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 807) of James B. Eldridge, Timothy R. Madden, Peter V. Kocot, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent unnecessary vacancies in foreclosed homes. The Judiciary.
S.834  SD.1061 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 834) of Anne M. Gobi, Sal N. DiDomenico, James E. Timilty, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Child-Centered Family Law. The Judiciary.
H.843  HD.3343 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 843) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others for legislation to mandate health insurance coverage for certain brain injury rehabilitation. Financial Services.
H.871  HD.595 By Representative Hogan of Stow and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 871) of Kate Hogan, Karen E. Spilka and others relative to common summary of payments forms for health care services. Financial Services.
H.891  HD.1041 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 891) of Kay Khan and others relative to access to health insurance for human service providers and their employees. Financial Services.
H.892  HD.3036 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 892) of Kay Khan and others relative to anesthesia insurance coverage for children hospitalized for dental treatment. Financial Services.
H.894  HD.3174 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 894) of Kay Khan and others relative to requiring insurance carriers to recognize nurse midwives as participating providers. Financial Services.
H.900  HD.272 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 900) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to requiring certain insurance policies to include coverage for nicotine based and non-nicotine based smoking cessation products. Financial Services.
H.901  HD.469 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 901) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage. Financial Services.
H.924  HD.2476 By Mr. O’Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 924) of James J. O’Day and others for legislation to establish secure choice retirement savings plans. Financial Services.
H.925  HD.2480 By Mr. O’Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 925) of James J. O’Day and others for legislation to limit retroactive denials of health insurance claims for mental health and substance abuse services. Financial Services.
H.930  HD.501 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 930) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to expanding health insurance coverage for certain acupuncture services, diagnosis and treatment and establishing a special commission (including members of the General Court) to investigate the potential for better integrated use of acupuncture services. Financial Services.
H.933  HD.2599 By Messrs. Rogers of Cambridge and Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 933) of David M. Rogers, Paul W. Mark and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to declare rights afforded to the human inhabitants of the Commonwealth are not applicable to corporations, limited liability companies or any other corporate entities. Financial Services.
H.941  HD.308 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 941) of John W. Scibak and others relative to insurance coverage and payment for prescribed treatment for mitochondrial disease. Financial Services.
H.944  HD.343 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 944) of John W. Scibak and others relative to insurance coverage for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome. Financial Services.
H.946  HD.374 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 946) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to provide health benefit plan coverage for hearing aids. Financial Services.
H.948  HD.1046 By Messrs. Scibak of South Hadley and Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 948) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to update the contraceptive coverage equity law to require insurance carriers to provide all contraceptive methods without a co-pay. Financial Services.
H.951  HD.1578 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 951) of John W. Scibak and others relative to dental insurance. Financial Services.
H.953  HD.1702 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 953) of John W. Scibak and others relative to insurance coverage for craniofacial disorders. Financial Services.
H.965  HD.1107 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 965) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to compare total health care spending with projected single payer health care system spending. Health Care Financing.
H.988  HD.667 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 988) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility. Health Care Financing.
H.989  HD.670 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 989) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to Medicaid expansion. Health Care Financing.
S.999  SD.310 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 999) of Marc R. Pacheco, Theodore C. Speliotis, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to further define standards of employee safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1007  SD.1048 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by resolution, Senate, No. 1007) of Karen E. Spilka, Patricia A. Haddad, Jason M. Lewis, Jay D. Livingstone and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage equitable and diverse gender representation on the boards of companies in the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1026  HD.1151 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1026) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to establish a single-payer health insurance trust fund. Health Care Financing.
H.1032  HD.611 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1032) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the management of early childhood caries among MassHealth patients. Health Care Financing.
H.1033  HD.1746 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1033) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to create a public health insurance agency to compete with private insurers. Health Care Financing.
H.1041  HD.3220 By Representatives Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1041) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Daniel M. Donahue and others for legislation to institute programs to respond to sexual violence on higher education campuses. Higher Education.
H.1060  HD.1119 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1060) 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.
H.1064  HD.840 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator L’Italien, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1064) of Tom Sannicandro and others relative to creating higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities. Higher Education.
H.1066  HD.1153 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1066) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to create a transitional aid to families with dependent children career pathways trust fund. Higher Education.
H.1068  HD.3165 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1068) of Tom Sannicandro, Michael Moore and others relative to strengthening and expanding affordable, quality higher education opportunities for residents of the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
H.1069  HD.3167 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1069) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to authorize public institutions of higher education to retain funds received as in-state tuition. Higher Education.
H.1070  HD.3169 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1070) of Tom Sannicandro, Michael Moore and others for legislation to exempt residents of the Commonwealth from payment of tuition or mandatory curriculum fees at community colleges. Higher Education.
S.1080  SD.906 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1080) of Anne M. Gobi, Brian M. Ashe, Todd M. Smola, Sean Garballey and other members of the General Court for legislation to create the Hampden County Commission on the Status of Women and Girls. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1105  HD.410 By Representative Hecht of Watertown and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 1105) of Jonathan Hecht and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the need for accessible homes for the elderly, returning veterans with disabilities and families that include persons with disabilities. Housing.
H.1111  HD.3173 By Representative Honan of Boston and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1111) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to establish a small-scale housing development demonstration program within the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development. Housing.
H.1125  HD.115 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1125) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., and others for legislation to exclude certain veterans’ benefits in calculating housing assistance benefits. Housing.
H.1138  HD.831 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1138) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally-involved housing. Housing.
S.1139  SD.784 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1139) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jay R. Kaufman, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Stephen Kulik and other members of the General Court for legislations relative to the disclosure of toxic chemicals in children’s products. Public Health.
S.1155  SD.1100 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1155) of Anne M. Gobi, Gailanne M. Cariddi, Benjamin B. Downing, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate central service technicians. Public Health.
H.1171  HD.1679 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1171) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to establish the Department of Mental Health as the oversight agency for the mental health system within the state prison system. The Judiciary.
S.1205  SD.166 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1205) of Marc R. Pacheco, John V. Fernandes, Denise Provost, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a board of registration in naturopathy. Public Health.
H.1220  HD.347 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1220) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases. The Judiciary.
H.1246  HD.1995 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1246) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to rates of compensation payable to counsel. The Judiciary.
S.1258  SD.1698 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1258) of James B. Eldridge, Byron Rushing, Peter V. Kocot, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to restore community trust in Massachusetts law enforcement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1270  HD.2308 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1270) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to expunge the records of persons falsely accused and juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.1273  HD.1323 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1273) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to confining animals in a motor vehicle. The Judiciary.
H.1275  HD.1935 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Lewis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1275) of Lori A. Ehrlich, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to prevent trafficking in ivory and rhino horns. The Judiciary.
H.1313  HD.2089 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1313) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to promote the use of restorative justice practices. The Judiciary.
S.1350  SD.625 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1350) of Benjamin B. Downing, Stephen Kulik, Chris Walsh, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public investment in fossil fuels. Public Service.
H.1382  HD.3321 By Mr. Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1382) of Russell E. Holmes and others relative to providing community-based sentencing alternatives for primary caretakers of dependent children convicted of non-violent crimes. The Judiciary.
H.1418  HD.517 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1418) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to petitions to the Juvenile Court or Probate Court on behalf of certain special juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.1427  HD.1575 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1427) of Mary S. Keefe and others for legislation to establish penalties for debarred employers, contractors and subcontractors illegally participating in contracts. The Judiciary.
H.1429  HD.3425 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1429) of Mary S. Keefe and others for legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity by enhancing the enforcement and penalties for violations of the controlled substances laws. The Judiciary.
H.1434  HD.3032 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1434) of Kay Khan and others relative to providing written health education information to incarcerated women by correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
H.1463  HD.1477 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1463) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to expanding eligibility for diversion to treatment for criminal offenders. The Judiciary.
S.1475  SD.1669 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1475) of Benjamin B. Downing, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Benjamin Swan, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation to reinvest in working families. Revenue.
S.1477  SD.1110 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1477) of James B. Eldridge, Chris Walsh, Denise Provost, Peter V. Kocot and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the earned income credit for working families. Revenue.
H.1489  HD.162 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1489) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the liability of farmers’ markets. The Judiciary.
H.1492  HD.874 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1492) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the donations of leftover food by restaurants and cafeterias. The Judiciary.
H.1515  HD.124 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1515) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., and others relative to the compensation of chief probation officers of the Trial Court. The Judiciary.
H.1531  HD.1776 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1531) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy. The Judiciary.
H.1577  HD.3072 By Representatives Rushing of Boston and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1577) of Byron Rushing and others relative to gender identity and access to public accommodations. The Judiciary.
H.1584  HD.3156 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1584) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to reform pretrial processes. The Judiciary.
H.1599  HD.486 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1599) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require judicial review of foreclosures on residential mortgages. The Judiciary.
H.1608  HD.414 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1608) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further regulate the performing of abortions and protect women’s reproductive health. The Judiciary.
H.1620  HD.1921 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1620) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to eliminating mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.1640  HD.3525 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1640) of Aaron Vega and others relative to Superior Court foreclosure procedures. The Judiciary.
S.1648  SD.707 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1648) of Linda Dorcena Forry, David Paul Linsky, Peter V. Kocot, Michelle M. DuBois and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote purchasing from social enterprises by governmental bodies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1654  SD.1094 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1654) of Anne M. Gobi, James M. Cantwell, Karen E. Spilka, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Huntington's Disease. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1656  HD.1450 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1656) of Chris Walsh and others relative to the jurisdiction of the courts within the Housing Court Department. The Judiciary.
H.1696  HD.2701 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1696) of Tackey Chan and others for legislation to include offsite fabrication work for qualified projects under the prevailing wage laws of the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1718  HD.3411 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1718) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program for employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1733  HD.2802 By Representatives Livingstone of Boston and Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1733) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to pay equity. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1735  HD.2596 By Mr. Mahoney of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1735) of John J. Mahoney and others relative to increasing the minimum wage for private sector human service workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1737  HD.3305 By Representatives Malia of Boston and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1737) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Sean Garballey and others for legislation to ensure the payment of at least a living wage to all employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1740  HD.2522 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1740) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to require business owners to notify employees of their eligibility to purchase or bid on said business prior to transfers of the business. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1747  SD.285 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1747) of Michael J. Barrett, Chris Walsh, Kay Khan, Frank I. Smizik and other members of the General Court for legislation to combat climate change. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1748  HD.1833 By Representatives Michlewitz of Boston and Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1748) of Aaron Michlewitz, Kate Hogan and others for legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1761  SD.633 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1761) of Benjamin B. Downing, Kevin G. Honan, Stephen Kulik, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home energy efficiency. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1765  HD.65 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1765) of Tom Sannicandro and others relative to strengthening the civil penalties of stop work orders under the workers’ compensation statute. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1766  SD.1092 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1766) of James B. Eldridge, Peter V. Kocot, Jennifer E. Benson, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote energy efficiency and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1766  HD.66 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1766) of Tom Sannicandro and others to further regulate workers’ compensation. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1768  SD.1378 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1768) of James B. Eldridge, Peter V. Kocot, Lori A. Ehrlich, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to protecting consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1769  HD.736 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1769) of Ellen Story, Joan B. Lovely and others for legislation to require employers to provide reasonable accommodations for pregnancy, childbirth or related conditions for employees or prospective employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1770  SD.1616 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1770) of James B. Eldridge, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Peter V. Kocot, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to net metering, community shared solar and energy storage. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1771  HD.2072 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1771) of Ellen Story, Jennifer L. Flanagan and others for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing and harrassment without regard to protected class status. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1773  HD.2835 By Mr. Ultrino of Malden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1773) of Steven Ultrino and others for legislation to establish a living wage for employees of certain retail stores and fast food restaurants. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1785  HD.1016 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1785) of Ruth B. Balser, Jennifer L. Flanagan and others that the Department of Mental Health be directed to operate a statewide program to provide mental health consultations to primary care physicians, pediatricians, nurse practitioners and health care providers of women who suffer from post-partum depression. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1797  HD.1972 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1797) of Kay Khan and others relative to the civil commitment of women for alcoholism and substance abuse at the Framingham Correctional Institution. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1798  HD.2108 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1798) of Kay Khan and others relative to juvenile mental health and substance abuse. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1798  SD.50 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1798) of Daniel A. Wolf, Sarah K. Peake, Michael O. Moore, Thomas J. Calter and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish funding to provide moneys for postclosure activities at nuclear power stations. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1801  HD.3158 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1801) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to increase access to mental health services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1801  SD.190 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1801) of Robert L. Hedlund, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Timothy R. Madden, James M. Cantwell and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the treatment of elephants. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.1812  HD.2470 By Mr. O’Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1812) of James J. O’Day and others for legislation to promote accessibility and affordability of behavioral health and substance abuse services for recipients of MassHealth. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1826  HD.2126 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1826) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to protecting puppies and kittens. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1848  HD.497 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1848) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the care of animals in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1849  SD.1383 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1849) of Eric P. Lesser, Thomas M. McGee, Harriette L. Chandler, James T. Welch and other members of the General Court for legislation to study the feasibility of high-speed rail access between Springfield and Boston. Transportation.
H.1849  HD.868 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1849) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1852  HD.1437 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1852) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to streamlining municipal finance. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1865  HD.1367 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1865) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to require owners of rented or foreclosed properties to check for abandoned animals. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1866  HD.1370 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1866) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to strengthen the enforcement of certain dog laws. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1867  HD.3556 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1867) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to establish a Hampshire-Franklin commission on the status of women. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1908  HD.1327 By Ms. Cole of Peabody, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1908) of Leah Cole and others relative to the reduction of medication waste. Public Health.
H.1958  HD.678 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1958) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the maximum number of patients assigned to registered nurses or hospital care attendants. Public Health.
H.1996  HD.2782 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1996) of Kay Khan and others relative to further regulating health care costs and the dispensing of controlled substances. Public Health.
H.2021  HD.2948 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2021) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to further regulate the sale of tobacco products to teenagers. Public Health.
H.2031  HD.1767 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2031) of Sarah K. Peake, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others for legislation to increase power plant safety preparedness by the Department of Public Health to twenty miles. Public Health.
H.2048  HD.1906 By Messrs. Sánchez of Boston and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2048) of Jeffrey Sánchez, Byron Rushing and others for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. Public Health.
H.2050  HD.2015 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2050) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to prohibit the sale of electronic devices used to deliver liquid nicotine vapor to minors. Public Health.
H.2062  HD.594 By Representative Scibak of South Hadley and Senator Chandler, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2062) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the restoration of oral health benefits for MassHealth recipients. Public Health.
H.2066  HD.1535 By Representative Smizik of Brookline and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2066) of Frank I. Smizik, Michael J. Barrett and others relative to prohibiting the dispensing of food in disposable food service containers made from polystyrene or from expanded polystyrene. Public Health.
H.2067  HD.2743 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2067) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products. Public Health.
H.2070  HD.460 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2070) of Ellen Story, David Paul Linsky and others relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age. Public Health.
H.2111  HD.3482 By Representative Collins of Boston and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2111) of Nick Collins, Kenneth J. Donnelly and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to cutting, welding and hot work processes regulated by the State Fire Code. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2135  HD.391 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2135) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to the investment of funds in certain institutions engaged in the manufacture, distribution or sale of firearms and weapons. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2148  HD.1404 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2148) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the recovery of emergency response costs for search and rescue operations. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2167  HD.1752 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2167) of Sarah K. Peake, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others for legislation to direct the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency to assess and report on the preparedness plans for a radiological accident at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station and the Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2189  HD.129 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2189) of Aaron Vega and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the application of building codes when existing structures in gateway municipalities are converted to a mixed-use development. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2203  HD.2116 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2203) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to health insurance for surviving spouses under the retirement law. Public Service.
H.2209  HD.1097 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2209) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to providing continuing health insurance coverage for surviving children of police officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty. Public Service.
H.2245  HD.2770 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2245) of Nick Collins and others relative to the compensation of state employees serving in the Massachusetts National Guard or active reserves. Public Service.
H.2269  HD.1530 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2269) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the divestment of state pension funds from holdings in fossil fuel companies. Public Service.
H.2302  HD.1967 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2302) of Sean Garballey and others relative to increasing the base for the calculation of cost-of-living increases for retired public employees. Public Service.
H.2317  HD.2462 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2317) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., and others relative to the retirement benefits of certain employees of the Department of Transitional Assistance and the Department of Housing and Community Development. Public Service.
H.2348  HD.722 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2348) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to cost-of-living adjustments for retired public employees of the Commonwealth. Public Service.
H.2374  HD.3439 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2374) of Michael J. Moran and others relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee on Public Counsel Services. Public Service.
H.2383  HD.2472 By Mr. O’Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2383) of James J. O’Day and others relative to pension benefits for surviving spouses of Department of Children and Families social workers killed in the line of duty. Public Service.
H.2385  HD.2474 By Mr. O’Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2385) of James J. O’Day and others relative to workers’ compensation benefits for public employees. Public Service.
H.2386  HD.2475 By Mr. O’Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2386) of James J. O’Day and others relative to the retirement benefits of certain employees of the Department of Children and Families. Public Service.
S.2413  SD.2624 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2413) of Benjamin B. Downing (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the issuance of a certain license for the retail sale of wine and malt beverages to be consumed on the premises in the town of Westhampton. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2420  HD.796 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2420) of Ellen Story and Peter V. Kocot for legislation to provide a certain pension to Robert Emmet Fitzgerald, a former State Police Officer, injured while in the performance of his duties as an undercover State Police narcotics officer. Public Service.
H.2425  HD.658 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2425) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., and others relative to the retirement benefits for certain employees of the Department of Correction. Public Service.
H.2459  HD.361 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2459) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to property tax exemptions for veterans. Revenue.
H.2471  HD.2653 By Messrs. Collins of Boston and McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2471) of Nick Collins, Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to establish a live theater tax credit program. Revenue.
H.2475  HD.234 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2475) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices. Revenue.
H.2477  HD.1234 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2477) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to the corporate taxes of entities incorporated in other countries. Revenue.
H.2500  HD.813 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2500) of John V. Fernandes and others for legislation to provide tax exemptions for certain paraplegic veterans. Revenue.
H.2503  HD.2060 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2503) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others relative to access to capital for business growth in economically distressed communities. Revenue.
H.2529  HD.2037 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 2529) of Jonathan Hecht and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to allow for a graduated income tax. Revenue.
H.2547  HD.2330 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2547) of Randy Hunt and others for legislation to authorize income tax filers to make voluntary contributions to the Massachusetts Cultural Development Fund on their annual income tax returns. Revenue.
H.2568  HD.711 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2568) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to providing real estate tax relief for certain owners of residential property. Revenue.
H.2569  HD.727 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2569) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote sales tax fairness for small businesses. Revenue.
H.2570  HD.1278 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2570) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for the establishment of a standing commission (including members of the General Court) to review and evaluate all tax expenditures. Revenue.
H.2583  HD.1396 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2583) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to provide volunteer firefighters with a local option real estate tax exemption. Revenue.
H.2585  HD.2012 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2585) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to increase the maximum tax credit allowed for land conservation incentives. Revenue.
H.2587  HD.2943 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Creem, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2587) of Stephen Kulik, Cynthia Stone Creem and others for legislation to further regulate expenditures for mortgages from the Community Preservation Trust Fund. Revenue.
H.2613  HD.407 By Messrs. McMurtry of Dedham and Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2613) of Paul McMurtry, Aaron Vega and others relative to exempting certain school supply expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers from the income tax. Revenue.
H.2645  HD.1749 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2645) of Sarah K. Peake and others that cities and towns be authorized to include “transient accommodations” under the room occupancy excise tax. Revenue.
H.2668  HD.3007 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2668) of Denise Provost and others for the imposition of a tax on certain private institutions of higher learning for the purpose of establishing a separate fund to be known as the educational opportunity for all trust fund. Revenue.
H.2680  HD.309 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2680) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to provide an income tax credit for the purchase of hearing aids. Revenue.
H.2690  HD.130 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2690) 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.2715  HD.2179 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2715) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to the open meeting law. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2726  HD.1871 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2726) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to state contracting for cleaning, maintenance or security guard services. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2727  HD.233 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2727) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to filing fees for limited liability companies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2732  HD.2106 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2732) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to public access to the financial statements of candidates for public office and the maintenance of an electronic reporting system for statements of financial interests. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2782  HD.63 By Mr. Madden of Nantucket, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2782) of Timothy R. Madden and others for legislation to designate the month of October as Farm to School Month in the Commonwealth and to strategize opportunities to spread farm-to-school programs statewide. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2852  HD.2297 By Messrs. Calter of Kingston and Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2852) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to net metering, community shared solar and energy storage. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2853  HD.1161 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2853) of James M. Cantwell and Peter V. Kocot relative to green energy generation. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2858  HD.387 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2858) of Edward F. Coppinger and others relative to transparency in private utility construction contracts. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2870  HD.1173 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2870) of Lori A. Ehrlich, James B. Eldridge and others relative to protecting consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2871  HD.1505 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2871) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to gas leak repairs during road projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2893  HD.1497 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2893) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the authority of the Attorney General in reviewing certain applications that seek to increase the supply of gas and other non-renewable energy resources available in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2909  HD.1475 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2909) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to further promote energy efficiency and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2912  HD.3191 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2912) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to identifying cost-effective energy savings for gas and electric customers in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2925  HD.3463 By Messrs. Moran of Boston and Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2925) of Byron Rushing and others for the establishment of a Massachusetts 2024 commission on the Summer Olympic Games. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2985  HD.1650 By Representative Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2985) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Patricia D. Jehlen and others relative to junior operator’s licenses. Transportation.
H.2988  HD.733 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2988) of John V. Fernandes and others for legislation to eliminate the annual fee for the issuance of distinctive license plates to veterans. Transportation.
H.3009  HD.1587 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3009) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to license plate tracking. Transportation.
H.3030  HD.2036 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3030) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to exempt certain vehicles used exclusively for agricultural purposes from registration requirements. Transportation.
H.3039  HD.2584 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3039) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to motor vehicle license suspension record privacy. Transportation.
H.3072  HD.2130 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3072) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to protect bicyclists in bicycle lanes. Transportation.
H.3073  HD.2137 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3073) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to define and further protect vulnerable persons on the roads of the Commonwealth. Transportation.
H.3085  HD.584 By Messrs. Smizik of Brookline and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3085) of Frank I. Smizik, Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to create incentives to promote the use of electric vehicles. Transportation.
H.3126  HD.3364 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3126) of James Arciero and others for legislation to provide a waiver of fees to veterans at public institutions of higher learning. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3127  HD.1988 By Representative Atkins of Concord and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3127) of Cory Atkins, James B. Eldridge and others for the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to convene a Constitutional Convention to consider amendments to the Constitution to limit the influence of money in our political system. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3142  HD.1435 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3142) of Stephen Kulik and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to state and local services provided to veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3144  HD.1024 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by resolutions, House, No. 3144) of Jay D. Livingstone and others for the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to take certain actions concerning national budgetary matters. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3151  HD.116 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3151) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., and others relative to the appointment of veterans’ agents and service officers. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3156  HD.1889 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3156) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination against veterans in employment decisions. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3157  HD.1890 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3157) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., and others for legislation to allocate tax credits for projects sponsored by nonprofits to provide permanent housing for formerly homeless veterans in service-based multifamily property and projects. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3158  HD.1907 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3158) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., and others relative to establishing the office of the Secretary of the Department of Veterans’ Services in the Governor’s cabinet. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3159  HD.1912 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3159) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., and others relative to shelter benefits for veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3225  HD.1493 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3225) of John V. Fernandes and others for legislation to provide additional funding for school districts experiencing increases in English language learners. Education.
H.3233  HD.3458 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3233) of Michael J. Moran and others relative to reprecincting. Election Laws.
H.3242  HD.369 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3242) of Ellen Story, Todd M. Smola and others relative to the labeling of genetically engineered food. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3296  HD.1584 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3296) of Paul A. Schmid III and others relative to the valuation of agricultural land. Revenue.
H.3386  HD.2399 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3386) of Daniel Cullinane and others for legislation to promote the hiring of residents for permanent and construction jobs created by the Economic Development Incentive Program. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.3390  HD.2388 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3390) of Daniel Cullinane and others for legislation to improve adult basic education access and quality. Education.
H.3404  HD.2382 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3404) of Daniel Cullinane and others for legislation to establish a registry for home care workers. Elder Affairs.
H.3444  HD.1073 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3444) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to further regulate strip searches of inmates. The Judiciary.
H.3451  HD.2380 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3451) of David M. Rogers and others relative to prohibiting the solitary confinement of inmates 21 years of age or younger. The Judiciary.
H.3469  HD.1879 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3469) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to toxins contained in the vapor produced by e-cigarettes. Public Health.
H.3536  HD.3051 By Representatives Barrows of Mansfield and Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3536) of F. Jay Barrows and others for legislation to regulate parasailing. Transportation.
H.3679  HD.3943 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to further amend the anti-shackling statute for incarcerated pregnant women. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3755  HD.4081 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John V. Fernandes, Maura Healey (Attorney General) and others relative to the trafficking of fentanyl. The Judiciary.
H.3776  HD.4127 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to adjudicatory proceedings involving gas and electric companies. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3898  HD.4211 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James M. Cantwell and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study behavioral health promotion and upstream prevention. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.3914  HD.4331 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to issuing licenses to carry firearms to persons named on the consolidated terrorist watchlist maintained by the Terrorist Screening Center. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.4062  HD.4554 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to benzodiazepines and non-benzodiazepine hypnotics. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.4121  HD.4592 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Diana DiZoglio and others for legislation to establish a pulmonary hypertension task force. Public Health.
H.4160  HD.4556 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul W. Mark and others for the adoption of resolutions by the General Court relative to debt-free higher education at public colleges and universities. Higher Education.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.