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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Paul McMurtry Democrat - 11th Norfolk

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  Paul.McMurtry@mahouse.gov

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Boston, MA, 02133
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Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
  SD.1993 By Mr. Rush, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael F. Rush, Bruce J. Ayers, Edward F. Coppinger, Claire D. Cronin and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home modifications for seniors. Revenue.
  HD.2226 An Act relative to prescription coverage for disabled veterans' widows
  HD.2465 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 9) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to stabilizing nursing facilities in the Commonwealth. Health Care Financing.
  HD.3651 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for adoption of resolutions condemning the actions of the Internal Revenue Service in regard to their investigation of non-profit groups with certain political affiliations. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
  HD.4163 By Representative Jones of North Reading and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to the unemployment insurance rate. Labor and Workforce Development.
  HD.4586 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to corporate tax amnesty. Revenue.
S.12  SD.1 By Ms. Murray, a petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 12) of Therese Murray, Josh S. Cutler, James M. Cantwell, Barry R. Finegold and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to absentee and early voting. Election Laws.
H.46  An Act making appropriations for the fiscal year 2013 to provide for supplementing certain existing appropriations and for certain other activities and projects
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.
S.71  SD.1138 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 71) of James B. Eldridge, Daniel A. Wolf, Paul McMurtry, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to comprehensive land use reform and partnership. Community Development and Small Businesses.
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.80  SD.711 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 80) of Michael Barrett, Cleon H. Turner, Paul McMurtry, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.87  HD.523 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 87) of Mark J. Cusack and others for legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.114  HD.872 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 114) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a pilot program to provide educational and training programs to low-income families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.125  HD.1722 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 125) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish a home visiting program to provide culturally sensitive services to eligible parents, infants and children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.132  HD.3378 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 132) of Robert L. Hedlund and others that the Department of Transitional Assistance be directed to establish and maintain an online application process for businesses wishing to apply to accept electronic benefit transfer cards at point of sale. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.133  HD.3384 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 133) of Robert L. Hedlund and others for legislation to eliminate fraud in public assistance programs by requiring stringent asset and identity verification checks before the awarding of benefits. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.136  HD.726 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 136) of James J. O'Day and others relative to job opportunities for people with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.137  HD.727 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 137) of James J. O'Day and others relative to eligibility and appropriations for programs for persons with disabilities, including the "Turning 22" program, so-called. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.151  HD.1379 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 151) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to assist people with disabilities in realizing their rights and exercising their responsibilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.179  HD.2742 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 179) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to expand the sale of products by farmer breweries. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.191  SD.1587 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 191) of Karen E. Spilka, John D. Keenan, Martha M. Walz, Paul McMurtry and other members of the General Court for legislation to accelerate entrepreneurship and innovation by partnering world-class entrepreneurs with state agencies. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.214  SD.1163 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 214) of Katherine M. Clark, Kay Khan, Patricia D. Jehlen, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to ensure student progression. Education.
H.235  HD.2891 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 235) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to establish a process to identify toxic chemical substances used in consumer products. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.236  HD.2910 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 236) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to consumer protection and regulation in psychotherapy. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.239  HD.1728 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 239) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to exempt certain public water system employees from sprinkler fitters examining and licensing requirments. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.243  HD.70 By Representatives Madden of Nantucket and Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 243) of Timothy R. Madden and others for legislation to further regulate the direct shipments of wine. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.246  SD.343 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 246) of Thomas M. McGee, Kay Khan, William N. Brownsberger, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to physical education in public schools. Education.
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.
H.328  HD.3241 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 328) of James Arciero and others that limited liability corporations dealing with children be licensed through the Department of Early Education . Education.
H.396  HD.3335 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 396) of Sean Garballey, Frank I. Smizik and Paul McMurtry for legislation to implement a validated common core of professional teaching knowledge. Education.
H.416  HD.46 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 416) of Patricia A. Haddad and others for legislation to require instruction in CPR and the use of defibrillators as a prerequisite for a high school diploma. Education.
H.444  HD.2627 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 444) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others that the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education be directed to promulgate emergency regulations to modify the process governing the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS). 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.471  HD.824 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 471) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., and others for legislation to authorize cities and towns to request the assistance of sheriffs’ departments in truancy enforcement programs. Education.
H.476  HD.2651 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 476) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to funding for improvements to early education child care facilities. 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.
S.483  SD.201 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 483) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Bruce E. Tarr, Gale D. Candaras, Robert M. Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate pharmacy audits. Financial Services.
S.490  SD.1555 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 490) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation relative to foreclosed property. Financial Services.
S.491  SD.1559 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 491) of Michael F. Rush, Paul McMurtry, Robert M. Koczera, Martin J. Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to vacated foreclosed residential property. Financial Services.
H.493  HD.1109 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 493) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to include transportation costs in the special education reimbursement program. Education.
H.513  HD.573 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 513) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to requiring the teaching of civics in all public elementary and high schools in the Commonwealth. Education.
H.520  HD.226 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 520) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to ensure behavioral health and safety in the public schools. Education.
H.524  HD.1032 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 524) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to raise the school dropout age. Education.
H.539  HD.1338 By Representatives Canavan of Brockton and Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 539) of Christine E. Canavan and others for legislation to provide education and training concerning Alzheimer's and related disorders to employees of assisted-living facilities. Elder Affairs.
H.540  HD.1582 By Representatives Canavan of Brockton and Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 540) of Christine E. Canavan and others for legislation to establish the Massachusetts Alzheimer's and related dementias acute care advisory committee. Elder Affairs.
H.579  HD.3060 By Representatives Fox of Boston and Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 579) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to establish election day voter registration. Election Laws.
H.581  HD.2543 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 581) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to establish online voter registration. Election Laws.
H.582  HD.2545 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 582) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to establish permanent voter registration for registered voters who move within the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
H.617  HD.1024 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 617) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to authorize persons to pre-register to vote prior to their eighteenth birthday. Election Laws.
H.627  HD.634 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 627) of Denise Provost and others relative to initiative and referendum petitions. Election Laws.
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.658  HD.3036 By Mr. Beaton of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 658) of Matthew A. Beaton and others for legislation to authorize the Commonwealth to enter into an interstate compact for the enforcement of certain wildlife protection laws. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.687  HD.2775 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 687) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish a sustainable water resource fund to mitigate water shortages. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.690  HD.3103 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 690) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish a capital outlay program for maintenance and improvements to municipal drinking, waste and storm water infrastructure assets . 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.732  HD.274 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 732) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to establishing a department of environmental protection appeals board. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.741  SD.1690 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 741) of Robert L. Hedlund, Thomas M. Stanley, Martha M. Walz, John P. Fresolo and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent animal cruelty. The Judiciary.
H.803  HD.1092 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 803) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require producer responsibility for collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.836  HD.977 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 836) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the effect of certain behavioral health disorders on certain disability insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.863  HD.122 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 863) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
S.946  SD.1099 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 946) of James B. Eldridge, Karen E. Spilka, Paul McMurtry, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.949  HD.1762 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 949) of Ronald Mariano and Paul McMurtry relative to the classification of risk for volunteer drivers for non-profit organizations providing transportation options for senior citizens. Financial Services.
H.965  HD.614 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 965) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to allow the designation of a donor's retirement account as a collateral assignee of certain life insurance policies. Financial Services.
S.987  SD.77 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 987) of Gale D. Candaras, Paul McMurtry, Christopher G. Fallon, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to permit spouses to to serve as paid caregivers. Public Health.
H.995  HD.577 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 995) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to the definition of licensed mental health professional under the insurance laws. Financial Services.
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.
S.1031  SD.1612 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1031) of John F. Keenan, Stanley C. Rosenberg, Daniel A. Wolf, Cleon H. Turner and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Massachusetts Medical Marijuana program. Public Health.
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.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.1067  HD.3396 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1067) of Sean Garballey and others relative to further regulating the Public Education Nominating Council and Public Higher Education. Higher Education.
H.1077  HD.2639 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1077) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a student loan repayment pilot program to be administered by the Board of Higher Education for licensed social workers. Higher Education.
H.1094  HD.3238 By Mr. Binienda of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1094) of John J. Binienda and others for legislation to further enhance the efficiency and accountability of operations at local housing authorities. Housing.
H.1104  HD.3445 By Representatives Conroy of Wayland and Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1104) of Thomas P. Conroy and others for legislation to grant preference to veterans in all state-aided housing projects in the Commonwealth. Housing.
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.
H.1171  HD.3236 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1171) of James Arciero and others relative to the registration of certain sex offenders. The Judiciary.
H.1172  HD.3243 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1172) of James Arciero and others for legislation to authorize the presence of service-trained dogs for certain victims and witnesses who are minor children or adults with disabilities. The Judiciary.
S.1189  SD.632 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1189) of James E. Timilty, Stephen L. DiNatale, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to police training. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1198  HD.3033 By Mr. Beaton of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1198) of Matthew A. Beaton and others for legislation to increase the penalties for violations of certain hunting laws. The Judiciary.
S.1232  SD.884 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1232) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Paul McMurtry, Sal N. DiDomenico, James M. Murphy and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the cost of living adjustment (cola) base. Public Service.
H.1251  HD.1819 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1251) of Tackey Chan and others relative to motor vehicle opeators leaving the scene of a collision. The Judiciary.
H.1252  HD.1835 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1252) of Tackey Chan and others for legislation to update sex offender registration with current technology. The Judiciary.
H.1281  HD.2204 By Mr. D'Emilia of Bridgewater, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1281) of Angelo L. D'Emilia and others for legislation to establish a prison mitigation fund for cities and towns hosting Department of Correction facilities. The Judiciary.
S.1298  SD.924 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1298) of James E. Timilty, Michael O. Moore, Mark J. Cusack, Paul J. Donato and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining. Public Service.
S.1304  SD.1552 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1304) of Michael Barrett, Kenneth I. Gordon and Paul McMurtry for legislation to create a local option municipal income tax to provide property tax relief. Revenue.
H.1337  HD.191 By Mr. Galvin of Canton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1337) of William C. Galvin and others relative to fees paid to the Registry of Deeds. The Judiciary.
H.1341  HD.3078 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1341) of Sean Garballey and others relative to actions against health clubs or their employees that arise in connection with the use or non-use of defibrillators. The Judiciary.
S.1342  SD.872 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1342) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Paul McMurtry, Michael O. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the property tax deferral for seniors. Revenue.
H.1357  HD.2460 By Ms. Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1357) of Colleen M. Garry and others relative to the use of information derived from unmanned aerial vehicles as evidence in judicial, regulatory or other government proceedings. The Judiciary.
S.1359  SD.617 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1359) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross and Paul McMurtry for legislation to exempt children's books from state sales tax. Revenue.
H.1366  HD.1985 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1366) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to uniform adult guardianship. The Judiciary.
H.1380  HD.3057 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1380) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to health care proxies. The Judiciary.
H.1432  HD.773 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1432) of Kay Khan and others relative to youthful offenders and criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
H.1456  HD.691 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1456) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to impose a penalty for the confinement of farm animals in a manner that does not allow them to turn around freely, lie down, stand up and fully extend their limbs. The Judiciary.
H.1457  HD.693 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1457) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to the use and protection of personal information in criminal investigations. The Judiciary.
H.1525  HD.2880 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1525) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
H.1549  HD.239 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1549) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the apprehension of drunk drivers and other law violators. The Judiciary.
H.1586  HD.1515 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1586) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others relative to the electronic publication of certain legal notices by government entities. The Judiciary.
H.1597  HD.218 By Messrs. Sannicandro of Ashland and Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1597) of Tom Sannicandro, David Paul Linsky and others relative to written consent of a parent or legal guardian and counseling of minor pregnant women seeking aboritions. The Judiciary.
S.1625  SD.380 By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1625) of John Hart, Jr., Paul McMurtry, Chris Walsh, Christopher G. Fallon and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a disaster and emergency aid fund for Massachusetts artists. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.1645  HD.1201 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1645) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to drug offenses and the definition of school zone. The Judiciary.
H.1646  HD.1202 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1646) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentencing laws for drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.1674  HD.578 By Representative Walsh of Boston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1674) of Martin J. Walsh, John A. Hart and others relative to national criminal offender record information checks for persons working with individuals served by the Department of Mental Retardation. The Judiciary.
H.1684  HD.1014 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1684) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to further define privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
H.1707  HD.503 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1707) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to social network privacy and employment. 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.1710  HD.1520 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1710) of Nick Collins and others relative to promoting fairness in private construction contracts. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1711  HD.2175 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1711) of Marjorie C. Decker and others for legislation to exempt certain independent contractors from certain labor laws. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1712  SD.1673 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1712) of Bruce E. Tarr, Theodore C. Speliotis, Carlo Basile, John D. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the license plate system of the Commonwealth. Transportation.
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.1738  HD.2850 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1738) of John D. Keenan and others relative to intellectual property . Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1739  HD.504 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1739) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish earned paid sick time for certain employees rendering personal care. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.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.
H.1766  HD.517 By Ms. Story of Amherst and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1766) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing and harrassment, without regard to protected class status. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1793  HD.1604 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1793) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to increase access to mental health services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1794  HD.1658 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1794) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to ensure access to Department of Mental Health services for certain individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and related conditions. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1799  HD.1235 By Representative Malia of Boston and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1799) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Jennifer L. Flanagan and others relative to mental health services for children. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1804  HD.1909 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1804) of Shaunna O'Connell and others for legislation to further regulate the use of psychoactive drugs on distressed patients. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1806  HD.640 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1806) of Denise Provost and others relative to the rights of persons receiving services from program or facilities of the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1808  HD.302 By Mr. Rogers of Norwood, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1808) of John H. Rogers and others for legislation to improve access to the services of educational psychologists. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1852  HD.279 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1852) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the care of animals in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1853  HD.692 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1853) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1859  HD.3216 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Wolf, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1859) of Stephen Kulik, Daniel A. Wolf and others relative to municipal zoning, subdivision control and master planning. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1864  SD.1795 By Mr. Rush, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael F. Rush, Edward F. Coppinger, Walter F. Timilty, Thomas P. Kennedy and other members of the General Court for legislation to designate a certain bridge in the city of Boston, The Brigadier General William J. Gormley III Bridge . Transportation.
H.1874  HD.1738 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1874) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others relative to the protection of puppies and kittens. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1881  HD.2073 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1881) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to blighted properties. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1886  SD.1892 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Stephen M. Brewer, Gailanne M. Cariddi, Paul McMurtry, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate central service technicians. Public Health.
S.1914  SD.1898 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross, Linda Campbell and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animal welfare and safety. The Judiciary.
H.1918  HD.3367 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1918) of Thomas P. Conroy and others for legislation to establish a lung cancer research fund. Public Health.
H.1932  HD.745 By Mr. Dempsey of Haverhill, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1932) of Brian S. Dempsey and others relative to public health warnings of potential dangers to humans associated with the West Nile Virus. Public Health.
H.1941  HD.1089 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1941) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the registration of persons supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Public Health.
S.1963  SD.1942 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Richard T. Moore, Michael O. Moore, John F. Keenan, Brian A. Joyce and other members of the General Court for legislation to designate June fourteenth as the birthday of the United States Army and June ninth as General Sylvanus Thayer Day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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.1971  HD.505 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1971) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to further regulate newborn pulse oximetry screening for congenital heart defects. Public Health.
S.1979  SD.1962 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, James M. Cantwell, Matthew A. Beaton, Antonio F. D. Cabral and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a Massachusetts Seafood Marketing Program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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.
H.2008  HD.446 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2008) of Kay Khan and others relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
H.2009  HD.986 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2009) of Kay Khan, Paul J. Donato and others relative to further regulating health care costs and the dispensing of controlled substances. Public Health.
H.2029  HD.1307 By Ms. Malia of Boston and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2029) of Elizabeth A. Malia, John F. Keenan and others relative to the certification of alcohol-free and drug-free housing by the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.2051  HD.393 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2051) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to acupuncture. Public Health.
H.2076  HD.215 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2076) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the restoration of oral health benefits for MassHealth recipients. Public Health.
H.2078  HD.341 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2078) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to establish a Massachusetts Alzheimer’s project in the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Public Health.
H.2086  HD.284 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2086) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products. Public Health.
H.2092  HD.126 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2092) of Ellen Story and others relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age. Public Health.
H.2103  HD.2550 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2103) of Aaron Vega and others relative to creating a folic acid awareness and birth defects prevention program within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.2108  HD.1044 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2108) of Martin J. Walsh and others for legislation to establish school-located influenza vaccination programs . Public Health.
H.2161  HD.207 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2161) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to authorize non-profit or charitable organizations to apply for waivers to the elevator inspection fees. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2166  HD.1764 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2166) of Ronald Mariano and Paul McMurtry relative to the acquisition and use of motor vehicles by charitable organizations for the purpose of transporting senior and disabled citizens. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2244  SD.2090 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Donald F. Humason, Jr., James M. Cantwell, Leah Cole and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to distinctive registration plates. Transportation.
H.2312  HD.1342 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2312) of John V. Fernandes and others for legislation to prohibit mandatory polygraph testing for persons applying to become police officers. Public Service.
H.2369  HD.532 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2369) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to provide for equal cost-of-living adjustments to all eligible pension benefit recipients. Public Service.
H.2384  HD.2633 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2384) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others that certain certified school nurses be included in the definition of "teacher" under the public employees retirement law. Public Service.
H.2475  HD.600 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2475) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to the payment of an accidental death benefit from the State-Boston Retirement Board to Maureen Shaw. Public Service.
H.2530  HD.3399 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2530) of Thomas P. Conroy and others relative to real estate tax deferral and recovery agreements. Revenue.
H.2568  HD.1273 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator DiDomenico, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2568) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Sal N. DiDomenico and others for legislation to create an earned income tax credit for early educators. Revenue.
H.2594  HD.3002 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2594) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to promote the use of electric vehicles through sales tax incentives and other benefits. Revenue.
H.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.2739  HD.389 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2739) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to the revenues and expenditures of Norfolk County. Revenue.
H.2740  HD.395 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline and Senator Joyce, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2740) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to the renewable energy property tax exemption. Revenue.
H.2741  HD.529 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2741) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to establish an oil heat energy efficiency fund from an additional assessment on home heating oil. Revenue.
H.2761  HD.584 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2761) of Martin J. Walsh and Paul McMurtry relative to exempting hand-packed ice cream from the state sales tax. Revenue.
H.2774  HD.1620 By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2774) of Brian M. Ashe and others for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor designating the last day of February as Rare Disease Day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2777  HD.315 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2777) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to exempt public, educational and governmental community television contracts from the Uniform Procurement Act. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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.2832  HD.2018 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2832) of Louis L. Kafka and others for legislation to recognize the profession of interior designers to bid on state contracts. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2897  HD.585 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2897) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to prohibiting alcohol advertising on property owned by the Commonwealth. 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.2927  HD.643 By Messrs. DiNatale of Fitchburg and Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2927) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to regulate the establishment of municipal lighting plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2935  HD.2367 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2935) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the use of coal as an energy resource in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.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.2994  HD.2177 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2994) of Kay Khan and others for an investigation by a special commission to consider adding the arts to STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) related programs. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2999  HD.1394 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2999) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to create the position of poet laureate of the Commonwealth. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3000  HD.1396 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 3000) of Sarah K. Peake and others for an investigation by a special commission relative to art in public spaces. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3002  HD.1504 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3002) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to the State House Art Commission and creating the position of State House architect. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3067  HD.2662 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3067) of Patricia A. Haddad, Marc R. Pacheco and Paul McMurtry relative to increasing the surcharge assessed for reinstatement of drivers' licenses after certain speeding convictions and the funding of the Spinal Cord Injury Trust Fund. Transportation.
H.3068  HD.1117 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3068) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to regulate the use of automatic license plate reader systems. Transportation.
H.3091  HD.1917 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3091) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to establishing an active streets certification program within the Department of Transportation to encourage walking, cycling, and the use of public transportation in municipalities. Transportation.
H.3092  HD.219 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3092) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to require the use of headlights on motor vehicles whenever the windshield wipers of the vehicle are in use. Transportation.
H.3136  HD.1514 By Representative Roy of Franklin and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3136) of Jeffrey N. Roy, Karen Spilka and others relative to the requirements for distinctive registration plates. Transportation.
H.3231  HD.1957 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3231) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to discrimination in the workplace. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.3238  HD.3435 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 3238) of Thomas P. Conroy and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to reducing poverty in the Commonwealth . Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3316  HD.2631 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3316) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a voluntary firearm turn-in program. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3339  HD.3154 By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3339) of Brian M. Ashe and others relative to the mandatory minimum age for children to attend kindergarten. Education.
H.3348  HD.2595 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3348) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to provide higher education tuition and fee waivers for certain veterans. Higher Education.
H.3363  HD.2812 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3363) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to county pension liability funding. Revenue.
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.3503  HD.3612 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others relative to the issuance of "Boston Strong" motor vehicle registration plates. Transportation.
H.3525  HD.3531 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to the term of appointment of non-civil service police officers. Public Service.
H.3572  HD.3713 By Messrs. Binienda of Worcester and Naughton of Clinton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John J. Binienda and others relative to the compensation of the chief probation officers of the Trial Court. The Judiciary.
H.3595  HD.3643 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a homeless bill of rights. Housing.
H.3608  HD.3642 By Mr. Diehl of Whitman, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Geoff Diehl and others for legislation to establish a tax amnesty program. Revenue.
H.3745  HD.3901 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul R. Heroux, Leah Cole and Paul McMurtry relative to farmers’ markets. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3773  HD.3930 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Stephen Kulik, Karen E. Spilka and others relative to borrowing by municipalities. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.4034  An Act enhancing protection for victims of domestic violence
H.4037  Text of an amendment (offered by Mr. DeLeo of Winthrop and other members of the House) to the Senate Bill enhancing protection for victims of domestic violence (Senate, No. 1897). April 8, 2014.
H.4121  HD.4253 By Mr. DeLeo of Winthrop, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Robert A. DeLeo and others relative to the reduction of gun violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.4159  HD.3884 By Representative Cronin of Easton and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Claire D. Cronin, Thomas P. Kennedy and others relative to photographs used for driver’s licenses and identification cards. Transportation.
H.4190  HD.4318 By Representative Rogers of Norwood and Senator Timilty, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4190) of John H. Rogers, James E. Timilty and others (by vote of the town) that the town of Walpole be authorized to issue additional licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4200  HD.4310 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the scheduling of high school athletic contests. Education.
H.4350  HD.4411 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Louis L. Kafka and others for legislation to require the Registry of Motor Vehicles to share information on suspended or revoked licenses with municipal police departments. Transportation.
H.4524  HD.4472 By Mr. Silvia of Fall River, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Alan Silvia and others relative to criminal penalties for certain acts involving federal and state health care programs. The Judiciary.
H.4560  HD.4564 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James J. O'Day, Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to the disclosure of home addresses and telephone numbers of certain employees of the Department of Children and Families. The Judiciary.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.