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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
H.68  HD.784 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 8) of Ruth B. Balser and others 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.623  HD.1080 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 623) of Ruth B. Balser, James B. Eldridge and others relative to the disposition of public lands with conservation protected status. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.783  HD.762 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 783) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of certain insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.784  HD.764 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 784) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of group or individual disability, accident or sickness insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.785  HD.788 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 785) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the continuity of care for mental health treatment. Financial Services.
H.786  HD.789 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 786) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit benefit limits and exclusions for behavioral health disorders on certain disability insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.787  HD.804 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 787) of Ruth B. Balser, Kenneth J. Donnelly and others for legislation to require health care coverage for emergency psychiatric services. Financial Services.
H.788  HD.824 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 788) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the disclosure of certain data by behavioral health management firms and other third party administrators. Financial Services.
H.789  HD.826 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Lewis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 789) of Ruth B. Balser, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to require coverage for community and home-based behavioral health care services for certain children and adolescents with mental health disorders. Financial Services.
H.964  HD.1023 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 964) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to preserve affordable health coverage for residents of the Commonwealth. Health Care Financing.
H.1165  HD.781 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1165) of Ruth B. Balser relative to the leasing of residential property. The Judiciary.
H.1166  HD.790 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1166) of Ruth B. Balser for legislation to establish the uniform enforcement of foreign judgments. The Judiciary.
H.1167  HD.792 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1167) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to require county and state correctional facilities to provide substance abuse services to certain inmates. The Judiciary.
H.1168  HD.799 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1168) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the psychiatric evaluation and treatment of certain mentally ill persons alleged to have committed assault or assault and battery. The Judiciary.
H.1170  HD.1059 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1170) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the membership of the Parole Board. The Judiciary.
H.1171  HD.1679 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1171) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to establish the Department of Mental Health as the oversight agency for the mental health system within the state prison system. The Judiciary.
H.1784  HD.822 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1784) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to payments for psychological services provided by MassHealth. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1785  HD.1016 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1785) of Ruth B. Balser, Jennifer L. Flanagan and others that the Department of Mental Health be directed to operate a statewide program to provide mental health consultations to primary care physicians, pediatricians, nurse practitioners and health care providers of women who suffer from post-partum depression. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1884  HD.778 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1884) of Ruth B. Balser and Kay Khan for legislation to include psychologists in the definition of nursing practice. Public Health.
H.1885  HD.816 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1885) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to requiring choke response training in all restaurants. Public Health.
H.2089  HD.818 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2089) of Ruth B. Balser. Kenneth J. Donnelly and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to require automatic sprinkler protection systems in certain housing. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2445  HD.783 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2445) of Ruth B. Balser relative to raising revenues for local infrastructure improvements. Revenue.
H.2847  HD.829 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2847) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to community access television. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3324  HD.3718 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3324) of Ruth B. Balser and others (with the approval of the mayor and board of aldermen) that the city of Newton be authorized to remove the restriction on holding preliminary elections on Tuesdays. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3563  HD.3894 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3563) of Ruth B. Balser and others (with the approval of the mayor and board of aldermen) that the city of Newton be authorized to change the name of the legislative body from "board of alderman" to "city council". Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
  HD.4416 By Ms. Balser of Newton (by request), a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Thomas Sheff for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the feasibility of development over the Massachusetts Turnpike in the city of Newton. House Rules. This bill is by request. *
H.1169  HD.800 By Ms. Balser of Newton (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1169) of Linda Bonica McMullen and David M. Rogers 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.