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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Ruth B. Balser Democrat - 12th Middlesex

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  Ruth.Balser@mahouse.gov

State House

24 Beacon St.
Room 167
Boston, MA, 02133
Phone:
(617) 722-2810
Fax:
617-626-0119
Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
  HD.750 An Act reclassifying a position by the Newton retirement board.
H.70  HD.1404 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 70) of Ruth B. Balser, Colleen M. Garry and Kay Khan relative to protecting access to disability services for certain adults enrolled in the integrated care organization pilot program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.657  HD.3250 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 657) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to protect from net loss public lands or easements taken or acquired for natural resources. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.835  HD.464 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 835) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to continuity of care for mental health treatment. Financial Services.
H.836  HD.977 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 836) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the effect of certain behavioral health disorders on certain disability insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.837  HD.1265 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 837) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of certain insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.838  HD.1269 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 838) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of group or individual disability, accident or sickness insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.839  HD.1318 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Wolf, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 839) of Ruth B. Balser, Daniel A. Wolf and others for legislation to facilitate access to individual health insurance. Financial Services.
H.840  HD.1349 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 840) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to require health care coverage for emergency psychiatric services. Financial Services.
H.1002  HD.1408 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1002) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to health care plan decisions authorizing or denying access to care. Health Care Financing.
H.1187  HD.468 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1187) of Ruth B. Balser and Colleen M. Garry for legislation to establish the uniform enforcement of foreign judgments. The Judiciary.
H.1188  HD.469 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1188) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to title protection for owners of improved land. The Judiciary.
H.1189  HD.475 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1189) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the treatment of the mentally ill in prisons. The Judiciary.
H.1190  HD.478 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1190) of Ruth B. Balser and Colleen M. Garry relative to mandatory blood tests for surviving drivers involved in motor vehicle accidents or collisions resulting in personal injury or death. The Judiciary.
H.1191  HD.480 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1191) of Ruth B. Balser relative to the leasing of residential property. The Judiciary.
H.1193  HD.981 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1193) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the treatment of certain mentally ill persons alleged to have committed assault and battery. The Judiciary.
H.1194  HD.1331 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1194) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation require county and state correctional facilities to provide substance abuse services to certain inmates. The Judiciary.
H.1195  HD.2677 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1195) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the membership of the Parole Board. The Judiciary.
H.1783  HD.463 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1783) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to promoting efficient access to mental health services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1784  HD.467 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1784) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to proportional payments of the Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1890  HD.295 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1890) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to requiring all restaurants to maintain devices or procedures for removing food lodged in a person’s throat. Public Health.
H.1891  HD.474 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1891) of Ruth B. Balser for legislation to include psychologists in the definition of nursing practice. Public Health.
H.1892  HD.1164 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 1892) of Ruth B. Balser, Jessica Solodar and Angelo M. Scaccia for an investigation by a special commission (including member of the General Court) relative to the public health risks of video games. Public Health.
H.1893  HD.1167 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1893) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to training facilities for psychologists. Public Health.
H.2120  HD.303 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2120) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to ensure fire safety in state buildings. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2121  HD.982 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2121) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to require the installation of sprinkler systems in new or substantially rehabilitated construction of single and two family homes. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2501  HD.776 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2501) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to raising revenues for local infrastructure improvements. Revenue.
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.3015  HD.460 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3015) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to fees for appeals of civil motor vehicle infraction citations. Transportation.
H.3016  HD.990 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3016) of Ruth B. Balser for legislation to expand the items inspected on motor vehicles during annual safety inspections. Transportation.
H.3457  HD.3620 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3457) of Ruth B. Balser and others (with the approval of the mayor and board of aldermen) that the city of Newton be authorized to place a non-binding public opinion advisory question on the ballot. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3466  HD.3637 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ruth B. Balser for legislation to protect psychotherapy patients. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3669  HD.3863 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ruth B. Balser and others (with the approval of the mayor and board of aldermen) for legislation to authorize the Commissioner of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to convey certain land to the city of Newton. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4250  HD.4325 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ruth B. Balser, Kay Khan and Cynthia S. Creem relative to authorizing the State Retirement Board to increase the survivor benefits of Renee Brant, widow of the Honorable Jonathan Brant. Public Service.
H.561  HD.985 By Ms. Balser of Newton (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 561) of Lucia Grigoli and Denise Andrews for legislation to authorize certain persons seventeen years of age to register to vote in presidential primary elections. Election Laws. This bill is by request. *
H.1192  HD.487 By Ms. Balser of Newton (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1192) of Linda McMullen and others for legislation to recognize common-law marriage in the Commonwealth. The Judiciary. This bill is by request. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.