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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Paul W. Mark Democrat - 2nd Berkshire

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Boston, MA, 02133
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Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
H.63  HD.48 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 63) of William M. Straus and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to absentee voting by qualified voters of the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
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.
S.137  SD.847 By Mr. Rosenberg, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 137) of Stanley C. Rosenberg and Paul W. Mark (with the approval of the mayor and town council) for legislation to authorize the town of Greenfield to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcohol beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
S.138  SD.1711 By Mr. Rosenberg, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 138) of Stanley C. Rosenberg and Paul W. Mark (with the approval of the mayor and town council) for legislation to authorize the town of Greenfield to grant an additional license for the sale of wine and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
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.
H.248  HD.1823 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 248) of Ronald Mariano and others relative to secondary metals dealings. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.267  HD.999 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 267) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.323  SD.1091 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 323) of James B. Eldridge, Linda Dorcena Forry, Kay Khan, Ellen Story and others for legislation relative to fair election in Massachusetts. Election Laws.
H.394  HD.2594 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 394) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to include the history of working people and the labor movement in the United States in the public school curriculum. Education.
H.395  HD.3178 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 395) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to implement a program of instruction in the schools on child sexual abuse prevention . 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.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.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.
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.651  HD.1034 By Representatives Walz of Boston and Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 651) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to further regulate the financing of political campaigns. Election Laws.
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.711  HD.753 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 711) of Anne M. Gobi, Paul W. Mark and Kevin J. Kuros for legislation to authorize the use of shotguns during bear hunting season . 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.715  HD.789 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 715) of Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation to establish a snowmobile educational safety program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.717  HD.791 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 717) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to the distribution of raw milk. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.749  HD.1669 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 749) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish old growth forest reserves in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.751  HD.1708 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 751) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the Milk Producers Security Fund reimbursement. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.754  HD.1732 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 754) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to prohibit certain restrictions on the use of land for agricultural purposes. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.755  HD.1736 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 755) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to meat and poultry production, processing and inspection. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.782  HD.385 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 782) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to exempt the personal use of milk and raw milk products by owners of cows and goats from certain laws governing the use of said products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.947  HD.2780 By Representatives Mahoney of Worcester and Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 947) of John J. Mahoney and others for legislation to establish a foreclosure mediation program within the Office of Public Collaboration at the University of Massachusetts at Boston to offer alternatives to forclosures. Financial Services.
H.969  HD.1323 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 969) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others for legislation to authorize the Commissioner of Insurance to set labor rates paid by insurance companies to auto repairers. Financial Services.
S.1007  SD.322 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1007) of Benjamin B. Downing, Paul W. Mark, William Smitty Pignatelli and Gailanne M. Cariddi for legislation relative to volunteer ambulance service. Public Health.
H.1008  HD.1577 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1008) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to the annual reporting of patient safety by health care providers. Health Care Financing.
H.1025  HD.1189 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1025) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the SHINE health insurance counseling program. Health Care Financing.
H.1035  HD.699 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1035) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to establish a single-payer health insurance trust fund. Health Care Financing.
H.1049  HD.630 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1049) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the MassHealth Program. Health Care Financing.
H.1053  HD.1677 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1053) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to compare cost savings under existing cost control laws to cost savings achievable under a single-payer health care system. Health Care Financing.
H.1127  HD.3170 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1127) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to provide financing for the production and preservation of housing for low and moderate income residents. Housing.
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.
S.1226  SD.1080 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1226) of James B. Eldridge, Anne M. Gobi, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Paul W. Mark and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to death benefits to surviving spouses of firefighters and other emergency personnel. Public Service.
H.1273  HD.1519 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1273) of Edward F. Coppinger and others for legislation to eliminate the statute of limitations for sex crimes in criminal cases. The Judiciary.
H.1274  HD.1525 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1274) of Edward F. Coppinger and others for legislation to eliminate the statute of limitations for sex crimes in civil 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.
H.1613  HD.2620 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1613) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to clarify the responsibility of law enforcement agencies to enforce federal immigration laws. 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.1630  SD.461 By Mr. Rosenberg, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1630) of Stanley C. Rosenberg, Benjamin B. Downing, Gale D. Candaras, Garrett J. Bradley and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the protection of the commercial value of artists, entertainers, and other notable personalities. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.1635  SD.969 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1635) of Stephen M. Brewer, Stephen Kulik, Todd M. Smola, Benjamin B. Downing and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote environmentally sound transportation of agricultural products. Transportation.
S.1656  SD.324 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1656) of Benjamin B. Downing and Paul W. Mark for legislation to amend the state highway route 116 scenic byway. Transportation.
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.1701  HD.1891 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1701) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to increase the minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1708  HD.794 By Representatives Coakley-Rivera of Springfield and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1708) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others for legislation to further regulate the method of calculating the period of time for employees in filing certain complaints with the Attorney General under the labor relations laws of the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
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.1716  HD.2805 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1716) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others relative to apprenticeship programs. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1744  HD.1544 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1744) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers and prospective employers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1750  HD.2258 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1750) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to establish employment rights for certain domestic workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1789  SD.1832 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1789) of Benjamin B. Downing and Paul W. Mark ( by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Heath to continue the employment of Margo Ann Newton as police chief. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
S.1803  SD.1849 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1803) of Benjamin B. Downing, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and Paul W. Mark (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to revise the charter for the city of Pittsfield. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.1858  HD.1726 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1858) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to include fire and water districts in certain laws pertaining to cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
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.1969  HD.394 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1969) of Denise C. Garlick and others that certain health facilities be directed to establish a "safe patient handling policy", so-called. Public Health.
H.1981  HD.39 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1981) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to the modernization of optometric patient care. Public Health.
S.1994  SD.1998 By Mr. Rosenberg, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1994) of Stanley C. Rosenberg and Paul W. Mark (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to amend the charter of the city known as the Town of Greenfield. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2017  HD.655 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2017) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to prohibit the participation of health care professionals in the torture and abuse of prisoners. Public Health.
S.2062  SD.2007 By Mr. Downing, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Benjamin B. Downing, Paul W. Mark and Tricia Farley-Bouvier for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Maria Elaskar-Stack, an employee of the Department of Children and Families. Public Service.
H.2093  HD.133 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2093) of Ellen Story and others relative to the definition of genetically engineered material in the labeling of food. Public Health.
H.2131  HD.1144 By Mr. Costello of Newburyport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2131) of Michael A. Costello and others relative to establishing a prepaid wireless enhanced 911 surcharge. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2351  SD.2123 By Mr. Rosenberg, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2351) of Stanley C. Rosenberg and Paul W. Mark (by vote of the town) for legislation to exempt certain projects in the town of Bernardston from the prevailing wage law. Labor and Workforce Development. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2406  SD.2200 By Mr. Rosenberg, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2406) of Stanley C. Rosenberg and Paul W. Mark (with the approval of the mayor and town council) for legislation relative to the special election in the city known as the town of Greenfield. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2549  HD.1090 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2549) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the taxation of persons primarily engaged in agriculture, farming or commercial fishing. Revenue.
H.2587  HD.804 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2587) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to the senior circuit breaker tax credit. Revenue.
H.2672  HD.2138 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2672) of Aaron Michlewitz and others relative to providing tax credits for certain same sex couples. Revenue.
H.2687  HD.1359 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2687) of James J. O'Day and others relative to the taxation of certain income. Revenue.
H.2805  HD.2825 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2805) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others relative to the definition of fraud in public construction bid laws. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2898  HD.599 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2898) of Martin J. Walsh and others for legislation to prohibit the Commonwealth from contracting with companies that do not comply with federal regulations for the certification of minerals originating in the Congo. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2901  HD.3387 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2901) of Martin J. Walsh and others for the issuance of an annual proclamation by the Governor designating October 18 as inflammatory breast cancer awareness day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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.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.2945  HD.1886 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2945) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Telecommunications and Cable and the Department of Public Utilities to regulate the use of double utility poles . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2993  HD.2598 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2993) of Sean Garballey and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to school library services in the Commonwealth. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2996  HD.1383 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2996) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to establish a funding program of grants to cities and towns for approved public library projects. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3211  HD.2679 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by resolutions, House, No. 3211) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. 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.3275  HD.2953 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3275) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to sales tax exemptions for gun safes and trigger locks. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3276  HD.2954 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3276) of George N. Peterson, Jr., and others for legislation to provide an income tax deduction for the purchase of a gun safe. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3385  HD.3538 By Mr. Costello of Newburyport, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael A. Costello and others for legislation to require certain telecommunications service companies to provide call center service assistance. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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.3758  HD.3924 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a commuter pass program for users of the Massachusetts Turnpike. Transportation.
H.3827  HD.3929 By Representatives Hunt of Sandwich and Atkins of Concord, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Randy Hunt, Cory Atkins 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.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.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.