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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
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(617) 722-2810
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Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
  HD.3579 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to creating a violent video game and violent music surcharge fee. Revenue.
  HD.4115 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to raise the minimum tobacco sales age to 21. Public Health.
S.22  SD.136 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 22) of Gale D. Candaras, John W. Scibak, Stephen L. DiNatale, Alan Silvia and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a loan repayment program for direct care human service workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.26  SD.236 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 26) of Karen E. Spilka, Anthony W. Petruccelli, John Hart, Jr., James F. Burke, Jr., Mass. Sheriff's Assoc. and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand juvenile jurisdiction, increase public safety and protect children from harm. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.52  SD.1117 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 52) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Andrews, Mary S. Keefe, Jay R. Kaufman and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote restorative justice practices. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.61  HD.675 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 61) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to vacancies in the office of Governor or Lieutenant-Governor. Election Laws.
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.
H.79  HD.507 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 79) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to establishing a paid family leave program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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.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.156  HD.1184 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 156) of Thomas M. Stanley and others relative to funding health and human service programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.203  SD.668 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 203) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jason M. Lewis, Bruce E. Tarr, Eileen M. Donoghue and other members of the General Court for legislation to involve youth in civic engagement. Education.
S.216  SD.180 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 216) of Cynthia S. Creem, Ruth B. Balser and Barry R. Finegold for legislation relative to circuit breaker reimbursement. 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.
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.253  HD.1551 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 253) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to retail licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages at continuing care retirement communities. 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.314  SD.1139 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 314) of Cynthia S. Creem, Kenneth I. Gordon, Kay Khan, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish election day registration. Election Laws.
S.321  SD.1082 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 321) of James B. Eldridge, Cory Atkins, William N. Brownsberger, Christopher G. Fallon and other members of the General Court for legislation to disclose political spending. Election Laws.
H.325  HD.2636 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 325) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to the collection and reporting of data necessary to assess total spending or to judge the impact of economic development investments. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.325  SD.1096 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 325) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Andrews, Jonathan Hecht, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to modernize our voter registration system. Election Laws.
S.327  SD.1562 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 327) of Barry R. Finegold, Sal N. DiDomenico, Frank I. Smizik, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform election laws. Election Laws.
S.331  SD.402 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 331) of Anthony W. Petruccelli, Martha M. Walz, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish risk-based audits of election results. Election Laws.
S.361  SD.1605 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 361) of James B. Eldridge, Martha M. Walz, Michael Barrett, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the natural and historic resources of the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.389  HD.3058 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 389) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to requiring mandatory physical education for all students in grades K-12. Education.
H.398  HD.391 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 398) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to require the certification of all public school teachers. Education.
S.417  SD.68 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 417) of William N. Brownsberger, David Paul Linsky, Jonathan Hecht, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure full compliance with good funds statute. Financial Services.
S.426  SD.337 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 426) of Katherine M. Clark, Ruth B. Balser, Kay Khan and Mary S. Keefe for legislation to prohibit discrimination in insurance policies. Financial Services.
S.427  SD.338 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 427) of Katherine M. Clark, Kay Khan, Ruth B. Balser, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of group or individual disability, accident or sickness insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.436  HD.1682 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 436) of Kay Khan, Ruth B. Balser and Marcos A. Devers relative to the school breakfast program. 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.450  HD.360 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 450) of James J. O'Day and others relative to age-appropriate sexual health education. Education.
H.453  HD.1547 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 453) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to high school graduation requirements for students with learning disabilities. 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.481  HD.1763 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 481) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to establish a discretionary grant program for schools assisting children age eighteen to twenty-two with disabilities. Education.
H.491  HD.1106 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 491) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to charter schools. Education.
H.492  HD.1107 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 492) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to the calculation of special education reimbursement amounts. Education.
H.499  HD.1447 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 499) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others for legislation to provide equal opportunity for special education. Education.
S.504  SD.482 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 504) of Katherine M. Clark, Elizabeth A. Malia, Kay Khan, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for primary and preventative health care services for certain children in the Commonwealth. . Health Care Financing.
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.
S.518  SD.226 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 518) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Kay Khan, Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to provide access to patient protection services for all Massachusetts citizens. Health Care Financing.
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.525  HD.1033 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 525) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to enhancing the educational opportunities for expectant and parenting students. Education.
H.537  HD.526 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 537) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to increase the personal care allowance of residents of long-term care facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.538  SD.1396 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 538) of Richard T. Moore, John W. Scibak, Stephen L. DiNatale, Carlos Henriquez and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the provider's council. Health Care Financing.
H.543  HD.1251 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 543) of Jonathan Hecht and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to institutional long-term care in the Commonwealth. Elder Affairs.
S.574  SD.99 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 574) of Gale D. Candaras, John W. Scibak, Stephen L. DiNatale, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote higher education among employees of human services provider organizations. Higher Education.
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.
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.
S.587  SD.210 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 587) of Karen E. Spilka, John W. Scibak, Stephen L. DiNatale, Alan Silvia and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote higher education among employees of human services provider organizations. Higher Education.
H.613  HD.1016 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 613) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to authorize local boards of registrars to perform random audits of election results in precincts. Election Laws.
H.614  HD.1017 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 614) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to authorize persons to pre-register to vote prior to their eighteenth birthday. Election Laws.
H.615  HD.1018 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 615) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to establish procedures for early voting in elections in cities and towns. 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.618  HD.1025 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 618) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to authorize local boards of registrars to perform random audits of election results in precincts. 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.
S.631  SD.62 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 631) of William N. Brownsberger, Ruth B. Balser, Patricia D. Jehlen, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation to decriminalize non-violent and verbal student misconduct. The Judiciary.
S.634  SD.1288 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 634) of William N. Brownsberger, Gloria L. Fox, Denise Provost, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.650  HD.1298 By Mr. Walsh of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 650) of Steven M. Walsh and others relative to allowing cities and towns to provide for early voting in elections in the Commonwealth. 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.
S.658  SD.192 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 658) of Cynthia S. Creem, Ruth B. Balser and Marjorie C. Decker for legislation relative to the age of tobacco purchase. The Judiciary.
S.667  SD.1181 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 667) of Cynthia S. Creem, Kay Khan, Daniel A. Wolf, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.695  HD.3079 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 695) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to hydraulic fracturing wastewater. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.696  HD.3089 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 696) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag pollution. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.700  SD.1224 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 700) of Cynthia S. Creem and Ruth B. Balser for legislation to provide landowners title protection. The Judiciary.
H.706  HD.2577 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 706) of Sean Garballey and others relative to prohibiting additional incineration of solid waste materials. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.707  HD.2597 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 707) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to further regulate the use of hydraulic fracturing to stimulate the extraction of natural gas. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.714  SD.1570 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 714) of Cynthia S. Creem, Elizabeth A. Malia, Harriette L. Chandler, Louis L. Kafka and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to juvenile life without parole sentences. The Judiciary.
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.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.756  HD.3259 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 756) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the Endangered Species Act. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.758  HD.2144 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 758) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to the implementation of strategies for reducing solid waste and increasing recycling in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.787  HD.2249 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 787) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag use through regulations and incentives. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.802  HD.850 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 802) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to further regulate the sale and disposal of mercury-added thermostats. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.803  HD.1092 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 803) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require producer responsibility for collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.805  HD.1979 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 805) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to establish a sustainable water resource fund to mitigate water shortages. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.806  HD.2032 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 806) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to develop science-based stream-flow standards. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.814  HD.512 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator McGee, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 814) of Ellen Story, Thomas M. McGee and others that manufacturers of mercury-added lamps implement a recycling program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.824  HD.576 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 824) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to hunting or trapping on private land. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.903  SD.102 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 903) of Gale D. Candaras, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and Ruth B. Balser for legislation relative to juvenile mental health. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.904  SD.294 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 904) of Cynthia S. Creem, Marc R. Pacheco and Ruth B. Balser for legislation relative to acceptable health service training for psychologists. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.916  HD.2601 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 916) of Sean Garballey and others relative to coverage standards for children under private insurance . Financial Services.
S.927  SD.94 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 927) of Harriette L. Chandler, Mary S. Keefe, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Worcester County Commission on the Status of Women. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.933  HD.420 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 933) of Kay Khan and others relative to health insurance for human service providers and their employees. Financial Services.
S.942  SD.618 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 942) of James B. Eldridge, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect abandoned animals in vacant properties. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.944  HD.1676 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 944) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the rights of patients in tiered and reduced network health insurance plans. Financial Services.
S.944  SD.627 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 944) of James B. Eldridge, Ruth B. Balser, Cleon H. Turner, David M. Rogers and others for legislation to enforce municipal ordinances and bylaws. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.945  HD.611 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 945) of David Paul Linsky and Ruth B. Balser relative to requiring certain insurance policies to include coverage for nicotine based and non-nicotine based smoking cessation products. Financial Services.
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.948  HD.1606 By Representative Malia of Boston and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 948) of Elizabeth A. Malia, John F. Keenan and others for legislation to expand coverage and access to behavioral health services. Financial Services.
S.952  SD.1488 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 952) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Louis L. Kafka, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen the enforcement of certain dog laws. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.986  HD.2612 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 986) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to require that group and non-group insurance plans cover medical or drug treatments to correct or repair disturbances of body composition caused by HIV-associated lipodystrophy syndrome. Financial Services.
H.989  HD.1737 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 989) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others relative to Lyme Disease treatment coverage. 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.
H.1023  HD.3030 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1023) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to establish a Medicaid and health care reform trust fund. Health Care Financing.
H.1029  HD.3296 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1029) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the payment and preservation of beds in nursing home facilities for recipients of MassHealth benefits who are temporarily hospitalized. 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.1050  HD.2440 By Ms. Provost of Somerville and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1050) of Denise Provost and others relative to mammography services and breast cancer early detection for medical assistance recipients. Health Care Financing.
H.1051  HD.2686 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1051) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to preventing unnecessary medical debt through hospital and affiliate charity care policies. 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.1054  HD.214 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1054) of John W. Scibak and others relative to equitable dental reimbursement rates for services provided to publicly-aided patients. Health Care Financing.
H.1058  HD.812 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1058) of Ellen Story and others relative to continuity of care for families enrolled in MassHealth. Health Care Financing.
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.1078  HD.3385 By Representatives Provost of Somerville and Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1078) of Denise Provost and others relative to the eligibility of students for in-state tuition rates and fees at public higher educational institutions. Higher Education.
H.1086  HD.502 By Mr. Sullivan of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1086) of David B. Sullivan and others for legislation to maintain faculty and college excellence in the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
S.1120  SD.1220 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1120) of Cynthia S. Creem, William N. Brownsberger, Ruth B. Balser and Kay Khan for legislation to prevent illegal trafficking of firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1126  SD.1619 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1126) of Cynthia S. Creem, William N. Brownsberger, Ruth B. Balser, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to firearms and firearms violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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.1136  HD.434 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1136) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to require the posting of certain contact information of municipal housing authority commissioners. 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.
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.1321  SD.1561 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1321) of Cynthia S. Creem, Kay Khan, Jonathan Hecht, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to smokeless tobacco excise tax. Revenue.
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.
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.
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.1414  HD.259 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1414) 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.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.1433  HD.826 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1433) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to prevent shackling and promote safe pregnancies for female inmates. The Judiciary.
H.1455  HD.3382 By Messrs. Lawn of Watertown and Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1455) of John J. Lawn, Jr., Thomas M. Stanley and others relative to the statute of limitations for certain sexual abuse crimes. The Judiciary.
H.1456  HD.691 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1456) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to impose a penalty for the confinement of farm animals in a manner that does not allow them to turn around freely, lie down, stand up and fully extend their limbs. The Judiciary.
H.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.
S.1461  SD.659 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1461) of Harriette L. Chandler, Ruth B. Balser, Gale D. Candaras, Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to provide for a study of the commonwealths job classification system by the Human Resources Division. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1486  HD.1578 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1486) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the use of solitary confinement in correctional facilities. The Judiciary.
S.1491  SD.1476 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1491) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Benjamin Swan, Robert M. Koczera, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to require the disclosure of public funding. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1552  HD.1773 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1552) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to ensuring confidentiality for victims of rape and domestic violence. The Judiciary.
H.1553  HD.1785 By Representatives Peisch of Wellesley and Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1553) of Alice Hanlon Peisch, Josh S. Cutler and others relative to providing protection against compelled disclosure of certain information by members of the news media. The Judiciary.
S.1563  SD.874 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1563) of Daniel A. Wolf, John F. Keenan, Ruth B. Balser, Elizabeth A. Poirier and other members of the General Court for legislation to create an annual Service and Volunteerism day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1579  SD.1174 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1579) of Benjamin B. Downing, William N. Brownsberger, Martha M. Walz, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to further promote electric vehicles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1588  HD.1011 By Representative Rushing of Boston and Senator Chang-Diaz, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1588) of Byron Rushing, Sonia Chang-Diaz and others for legislation to improve the collection and analysis of data relative to traffic stops. The Judiciary.
S.1588  SD.522 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1588) of Cynthia S. Creem, Benjamin B. Downing, Daniel A. Wolf, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to update the bottle bill . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1589  HD.1172 By Messrs. Rushing of Boston and Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1589) of Byron Rushing, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to gender identity and access to public accommodations. The Judiciary.
H.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.
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.
H.1644  HD.666 By Representatives Swan of Springfield and Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1644) of Benjamin Swan, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to the punishment of young children who verbally disrupt school settings. The Judiciary.
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.1700  HD.903 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1700) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to health care worker safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
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.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.1712  HD.2206 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1712) of Marjorie C. Decker and others for legislation to provide economic stability for displaced non-professional airport employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1739  HD.504 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1739) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish earned paid sick time for certain employees rendering personal care. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.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.1767  HD.968 By Ms. Story of Amherst and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1767) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further define comparable work. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1787  HD.1339 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1787) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to increase access to mental health facilities for women in the Commonwealth. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1789  HD.423 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1789) of Kay Khan and others relative to mental health examinations and services for inmates of certain correctional institutions in the Commonwealth. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1790  HD.425 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1790) 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.1791  HD.445 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1791) of Kay Khan and others relative to juvenile mental health and substance abuse. 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.1795  HD.1866 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1795) of Kay Khan and others relative to conducting a review of mental health and substance abuse services for families and children in the care of the Commonwealth. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1796  HD.1225 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1796) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to behavioral health managed care organizations. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1797  HD.1226 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1797) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to providing equitable access to behavioral health services for MassHealth consumers. 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.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.1852  HD.279 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1852) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the care of animals in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1874  HD.1738 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1874) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others relative to the protection of puppies and kittens. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1912  SD.1903 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Brian A. Joyce, Gale D. Candaras, Claire D. Cronin, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve safety at automated teller machines. Financial Services.
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.
H.1944  HD.912 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1944) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to air pollutants. Public Health.
S.1959  SD.1927 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Brian A. Joyce, Stanley C. Rosenberg, Ruth B. Balser, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure parity for mental health and substance abuse treatment. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1963  HD.2101 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1963) of Sean Garballey and others relative to promoting workplace safety for social workers. Public Health.
H.1967  HD.3305 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1967) of Sean Garballey and others that the Department of Public Health be directed to establish a formal public hearing process prior to certain licensing and ownership of nursing home facilities decisions. Public Health.
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.1991  SD.1995 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1991) of Cynthia S. Creem and Ruth B. Balser (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to authorize the temporary use of certain park lands in the city of Newton. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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.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.
H.2018  HD.683 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2018) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to define modest meals and refreshments involving pharmaceutical or medical device manufacturing companies and health care practitioners. Public Health.
H.2019  HD.700 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2019) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to personal care attendant orientation. Public Health.
H.2020  HD.701 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2020) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to prescription drug outreach and education programs. Public Health.
H.2027  HD.1174 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2027) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the health care of minors. Public Health.
H.2028  HD.1229 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2028) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to providing access to patient protection services for all residents. Public Health.
H.2029  HD.1307 By Ms. Malia of Boston and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2029) of Elizabeth A. Malia, John F. Keenan and others relative to the certification of alcohol-free and drug-free housing by the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.2047  HD.1397 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2047) of Sarah K. Peake and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender aging. Public Health.
H.2051  HD.393 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2051) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to acupuncture. Public Health.
H.2066  HD.1967 By Messrs. Rogers of Cambridge and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2066) of David M. Rogers and others relative to the use of environmentally preferable cleaning products in schools to improve the comfort and health of students suffering from pediatric asthma. Public Health.
H.2071  HD.2689 By Messrs. Sánchez of Boston and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2071) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. 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.2079  HD.414 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2079) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the management of early childhood oral health caries. Public Health.
H.2084  HD.2613 By Representative Sciortino of Medford and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2084) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Patricia D. Jehlen and others that the Department of Public Health be directed to develop criteria and provide recommendations for removing barriers to cost-effective health care. Public Health.
H.2085  HD.2618 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2085) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to modernizing HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Public Health.
H.2086  HD.284 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2086) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products. Public Health.
H.2087  HD.449 By Representative Smizik of Brookline and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2087) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to prohibiting the dispensing of food in disposable food service containers made from polystyrene or expanded polystyrene. Public Health.
H.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.2124  HD.1193 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2124) of Paul Brodeur and others for legislation to require carbon monoxide alarms in all residential, governmental and commercial structures. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2156  HD.431 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2156) of Kay Khan and others relative to establishing a special commission to study, review and report on activities of the Department of Correction. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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.2401  HD.368 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2401) of James J. O'Day and others relative to public employees' workers compensation benefits. Public Service.
H.2403  HD.371 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2403) of James J. O'Day and others relative to retirement benefits of certain employees of the Department of Children and Families. Public Service.
H.2460  HD.579 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2460) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to evaluating injury and illness data and establishing safety and health measures to protect employees of the Commonwealth. Public Service.
H.2490  HD.353 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2490) of Cory Atkins and others relative further defining the sales tax exemption for aircraft. Revenue.
H.2532  HD.3422 By Representative Conroy of Wayland and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2532) of Thomas P. Conroy, Michael J. Barrett and others for legislation to impose a tax on certain fuels and dedicate the revenue raised therefrom toward transportation investment. Revenue.
H.2593  HD.2701 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2593) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to increase the tobacco excise tax, supplement the Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund and reduce youth tobacco consumption. Revenue.
H.2594  HD.3002 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2594) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to promote the use of electric vehicles through sales tax incentives and other benefits. Revenue.
H.2629  HD.686 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2629) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote sales tax fairness for small businesses. Revenue.
H.2630  HD.695 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2630) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to further defining "tax expenditures" and providing for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to said tax expenditures. Revenue.
H.2632  HD.433 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2632) of Kay Khan and others relative to establishing a substance abuse health protection fund with collections from the sale of certain alcoholic beverages. Revenue.
H.2633  HD.436 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2633) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to increase the excise tax on alcoholic beverages. Revenue.
H.2646  HD.687 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2646) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to eliminate the tax deduction for direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical marketing. 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.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.2762  HD.592 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2762) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to the definition of "vendor" under the sales and use tax law. Revenue.
H.2806  HD.1313 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2806) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to promote purchasing from social enterprises by governmental bodies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2808  HD.3291 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2808) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor setting apart the Thursday of National Volunteer Week in April as Massachusetts service and volunteerism day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2834  HD.3034 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2834) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to grant the State Auditor access to certain confidential tax information for use in auditing tax expenditures. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2850  HD.661 By Messrs. Lewis of Winchester and Vieira of Falmouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2850) of Jason M. Lewis and others for an investigation by a special commission relative to identifying opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of state agencies, programs and services. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2883  HD.2645 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2883) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to encourage fair competition in bids for state contracts from qualified sources committed to fair wages and benefits for employees. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.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.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.2910  HD.3049 By Ms. Andrews of Orange, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2910) of Denise Andrews and others relative to transparency within the natural gas and electric distribution sectors. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2933  HD.1941 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2933) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to natural gas pipeline safety. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2934  HD.2241 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2934) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the detection and repair of natural gas leaks and reimbursements for damages. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2935  HD.2367 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2935) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the use of coal as an energy resource in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2940  HD.2590 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2940) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the reporting of hydraulic fracturing processes employed in the extraction of natural gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.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.2978  HD.2611 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2978) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to energy efficient construction. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2979  HD.2647 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2979) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to energy efficiency programs and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2980  HD.3320 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2980) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to comprehensive siting reform for certain land-based wind projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.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.3086  HD.808 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3086) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to authorize the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to issue reflective decals indicating that the driver of a vehicle may be the holder of a junior operator’s license. 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.3100  HD.2796 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3100) of Thomas M. Menino and others for legislation to establish reasonable and proper speed limits inside an urban district on public ways. Transportation.
H.3127  HD.2354 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3127) of Denise Provost and others relative to authorizing the establishment of recreational traffic safety zones in cities and towns. Transportation.
H.3142  HD.2619 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3142) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to the establishment of a vehicle mileage user fee pilot program by the Department of Transportation. Transportation.
H.3190  HD.2684 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by resolutions, House, No. 3190) of Jason M. Lewis and others for 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.3210  HD.2621 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3210) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., and others relative to veterans' benefits equity for persons discharged from the military based on certain consensual conduct. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
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.3229  HD.707 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3229) of Bradford Hill and others for legislation to raise the upper limit of juvenile court jurisdiction from 17 years of age to 18 years of age. The Judiciary.
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.3253  HD.2678 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3253) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to further regulating the licensing, sale and possession of firearms and increasing the tax on the sale of firearms and ammunition. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3282  HD.167 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3282) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to requiring certain insurance policies for persons with firearm licenses. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3285  HD.3277 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3285) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others relative to the issuance of motor vehicle driver’s licenses to persons ineligible for social security cards . Transportation.
H.3364  HD.2673 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3364) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to provide tax incentives to promote housing creation for persons with disabilities. Revenue.
H.3571  HD.3696 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to ban shark fin trading. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3864  HD.4053 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3864) of Kay Khan and others (with the approval of the mayor and board of aldermen) that the city of Newton be authorized to appoint retired police officers as special police officers. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
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.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.