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The 190th 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 136
Boston, MA, 02133
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  HD.4266 By Representative Linsky of Natick and Senator Creem, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of David Paul Linsky, Cynthia Stone Creem and others relative to sale of devices that increase the rate of discharge of certain firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.85  HD.1262 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 85) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the well being and care of children and aid to parents with dependent children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.101  HD.655 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 101) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to the development of a common application portal for state-administered needs-based benefits and services. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.127  HD.986 By Representative Honan of Boston and Senator Forry, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 127) of Kevin G. Honan and others relative to the regulation of location, dimensions or design of accessory dwelling units. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.138  HD.454 By Ms. Cariddi of North Adams, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 138) of Gailanne M. Cariddi and others for legislation to require transparency in solicitations via telephone and similar devices. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.180  SD.358 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 180) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Provost, Daniel M. Donahue, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transparency of economic development spending. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.181  SD.359 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 181) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Provost, Marjorie C. Decker, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote efficiency and transparency in economic development. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.183  HD.1319 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 183) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.215  SD.954 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 215) of Harriette L. Chandler, Linda Dean Campbell, Marjorie C. Decker, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to involve youth in civic engagement. Education.
S.237  SD.1550 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 237) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Ruth B. Balser, Jay R. Kaufman, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to support healthy development among preschoolers. Education.
H.262  HD.1296 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 262) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others for legislation to require that physical education be taught as a required subject in all grades for all students in public schools or Commonwealth charter schools. Education.
H.281  HD.923 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 281) of Mary S. Keefe and others for legislation to prohibit the withholding of diplomas to students meeting all requirements except a score on a state standardized test. Education.
S.297  SD.865 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 297) of Thomas M. McGee, F. Jay Barrows, Brendan P. Crighton, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote quality physical education. Education.
H.328  HD.1234 By Representatives Vega of Holyoke and Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 328) of Aaron Vega, Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to implement alternatives to arrest for non-violent and verbal student misconduct. Education.
H.340  HD.803 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 340) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to the licensure of skilled nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
H.341  HD.941 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 341) of Daniel Cullinane and others for legislation to strengthen the Massachusetts home care program. Elder Affairs.
H.344  HD.1293 By Mr. Muratore of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 344) of Mathew Muratore and others relative to consumer protection and home care services agencies. Elder Affairs.
S.365  SD.98 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 365) of Michael J. Barrett, Denise Provost, Chris Walsh, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to restore financial transparency in presidential elections. Election Laws.
H.368  HD.1052 By Messrs. Hecht of Watertown and Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 368) of Jonathan Hecht, Bradford Hill and others for legislation to create a citizens' initiative review commission. Election Laws.
S.373  SD.1791 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 373) of Cynthia S. Creem, Carmine L. Gentile, Frank A. Moran, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to automatically registering eligible voters and enhancing safeguards against fraud. Election Laws.
H.376  HD.405 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 376) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to ensuring secure voting equipment. Election Laws.
H.387  HD.1315 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 387) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to further define felony convictions as relates to the disqualification of voters. Election Laws.
H.414  HD.1860 By Mr. Day of Stoneham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 414) of Michael S. Day and others for legislation to increase access to recycling in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.418  HD.295 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator O'Connor Ives, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 418) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the use of elephants in traveling animal acts. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.419  HD.758 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Lewis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 419) of Lori A. Ehrlich, Jason M. Lewis and others relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.419  SD.389 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 419) of James B. Eldridge, Ruth B. Balser, Marjorie C. Decker, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the natural resources of the commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.424  SD.1104 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 424) of James B. Eldridge, Lori A. Ehrlich, Jack Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to plastic bag reduction. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.430  HD.1313 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 430) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to the implementation of strategies for reducing solid waste and increasing recycling in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.439  HD.408 By Representative Kaufman of Lexington and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 439) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to the disclosure of toxic chemicals in children’s products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.499  SD.939 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 499) of Harriette L. Chandler, Robert M. Koczera, Jennifer E. Benson, Sarah K. Peake and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to women’s health and economic equity. Financial Services.
H.502  HD.1917 By Mr. Cassidy of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 502) of Gerard Cassidy and others relative to the reimbursement of interpreter services incurred by certain hospitals. Financial Services.
S.517  SD.888 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 517) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, John F. Keenan, Kenneth I. Gordon, Barbara A. L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transparency for mental health parity. Financial Services.
H.522  HD.515 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 522) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others for legislation to promote value-based health insurance design in the Commonwealth. Financial Services.
S.525  SD.774 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 525) of James B. Eldridge, John F. Keenan, Ruth B. Balser, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to require insurance coverage for emergency psychiatric services. Financial Services.
H.529  HD.2060 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 529) of Sean Garballey and others relative to health insurance benefits for multiple sclerosis treatment. Financial Services.
H.536  HD.450 By Representatives Haddad of Somerset and Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 536) of Patricia A. Haddad, John W. Scibak and others relative to advancing contraceptive insurance coverage. Financial Services.
S.544  SD.222 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 544) of Jason M. Lewis, Ruth B. Balser, Steven Ultrino, Angelo M. Scaccia and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of certain insurance policies. Financial Services.
S.545  SD.224 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 545) of Jason M. Lewis, Ruth B. Balser, Jack Lewis, Diana DiZoglio 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.
S.547  SD.587 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 547) of Jason M. Lewis, Ruth B. Balser, Chris Walsh, Diana DiZoglio and other members of the General Court 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.
S.552  SD.378 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 552) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Ruth B. Balser, Brian M. Ashe, Claire D. Cronin and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the continuity of care for mental health treatment. Financial Services.
S.555  SD.723 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 555) of Joan B. Lovely, Diana DiZoglio, Ruth B. Balser, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to require mental health parity for disability policies. Financial Services.
H.574  HD.567 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 574) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to provide health benefit plan coverage for hearing aids. Financial Services.
H.578  HD.1056 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 578) of John W. Scibak and others relative to advancing and expanding access to telemedicine services. Financial Services.
H.593  HD.1478 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 593) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to include certain income levels in calculating nursing home benefits payable under the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). Health Care Financing.
H.598  HD.769 By Representatives Cronin of Easton and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 598) of Claire D. Cronin, Sean Garballey and others for legislation to ensure continued health insurance coverage for children. Health Care Financing.
S.614  SD.879 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 614) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Kenneth I. Gordon, Daniel M. Donahue, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the accessibility, quality and continuity of care for consumers of behavioral health, substance use disorder and mental health services. Health Care Financing.
S.619  SD.698 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 619) of James B. Eldridge, Carmine L. Gentile, Barbara A. L'Italien, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish Medicare for all in Massachusetts. Health Care Financing.
S.630  SD.1583 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 630) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Ruth B. Balser, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to preserve affordable health coverage for Massachusetts residents. Health Care Financing.
H.632  HD.1596 By Representatives Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 632) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others for legislation to institute programs to respond to sexual violence on higher education campuses. Higher Education.
H.634  HD.456 By Representatives Haddad of Somerset and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 634) of Patricia A. Haddad, Sean Garballey and others relative to higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism, and other developmental disabilities. Higher Education.
H.639  HD.1922 By Representative Mark of Peru and Senator Donoghue, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 639) of Paul W. Mark, Eileen M. Donoghue and others relative to public higher education. Higher Education.
H.643  HD.1110 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 643) 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.659  HD.1245 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 659) of Marjorie C. Decker and others that the Department of Housing and Community Development provide emergency housing assistance to certain eligible families experiencing homelessness. Housing.
S.668  SD.959 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 668) of Harriette L. Chandler, Marjorie C. Decker, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure tuition equity for Massachusetts residents. Higher Education.
S.669  SD.930 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 669) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Juana Matias, Jack Lewis, Solomon Goldstein-Rose and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to higher education opportunities for high school graduates in the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
H.669  HD.552 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 669) of Kevin G. Honan and Ruth B. Balser for legislation to establish a statewide condominium ombudsman program. Housing.
H.695  HD.1113 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 695) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a homeless persons bill of rights. Housing.
S.698  SD.931 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 698) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Jack Lewis, Michael J. Barrett, Diana DiZoglio and other members of the General Court for legislation to create higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism and other developmental disabilities. Higher Education.
S.729  SD.585 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 729) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Lewis, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to accessory dwelling units. Housing.
H.741  HD.1794 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 741) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to eliminating mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.754  HD.1401 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 754) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to testimony of certain parents or minor children. The Judiciary.
H.755  HD.1775 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 755) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to diversions from juvenile court processing of certain children . The Judiciary.
H.762  HD.1058 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 762) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to providing protection against compelled disclosure of certain information by members of the news media. The Judiciary.
H.774  HD.1427 By Ms. DuBois of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 774) of Michelle M. DuBois and others relative to hate-crime protections for victims targeted due to gender. The Judiciary.
S.784  SD.940 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 784) of Harriette L. Chandler, Marjorie C. Decker, Jason M. Lewis, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and other members of the General Court for legislation to update public health laws regarding women's health. The Judiciary.
S.787  SD.992 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 787) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jose F. Tosado, Jay R. Kaufman, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to freedom of speech and association. The Judiciary.
H.793  HD.1957 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 793) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation promoting restorative justice practices. The Judiciary.
H.794  HD.2042 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 794) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the criteria for the release of terminally ill inmates to alternative locations of confinement. The Judiciary.
S.823  SD.913 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 823) of Cynthia S. Creem and Ruth B. Balser for legislation to establish the uniform enforcement of foreign judgments. The Judiciary.
H.845  HD.1584 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 845) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to prohibiting discrimination against adults with disabilities in family and juvenile court proceedings. The Judiciary.
S.847  SD.1797 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 847) of James B. Eldridge, Sean Garballey, Jason M. Lewis, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote restorative justice practices for juveniles and adults. The Judiciary.
H.873  HD.1156 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 873) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to protect residents of the Commonwealth from certain government monitoring. The Judiciary.
S.874  SD.1718 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 874) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jason M. Lewis, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to medical placement of terminal and incapacitated inmates. The Judiciary.
H.893  HD.1618 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 893) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to abortions . The Judiciary.
S.905  SD.1083 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 905) of Mark C. Montigny, Patricia A. Haddad, Sal N. DiDomenico, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen laws combatting human trafficking and protecting survivors of modern-day slavery. The Judiciary.
H.943  HD.1374 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 943) of David M. Rogers and others relative to fees for indigent defendants and the verification of indigency. The Judiciary.
H.949  HD.1466 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 949) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the laws implicating certain private consensual intimate conduct between adults. The Judiciary.
H.950  HD.1467 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 950) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to repeal certain laws. The Judiciary.
H.953  HD.1628 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 953) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the collection and public availability of crime and arrest data. The Judiciary.
H.954  HD.1937 By Messrs. Rushing of Boston and Day of Stoneham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 954) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to further regulate the performing of abortions and protect women’s reproductive health . The Judiciary.
H.967  HD.639 By Ms. Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 967) of Chynah Tyler and others relative to penalties for the crime of larceny. The Judiciary.
H.1007  HD.1316 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1007) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to provide for annual perform at risk assessments by health care employers and labor organizations. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1013  SD.768 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1013) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Diana DiZoglio, Frank I. Smizik, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing and harassment without regard to protected class status. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1013  HD.1687 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1013) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to employee protection. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1033  HD.2053 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1033) of Aaron Michlewitz and others relative to preventing wage theft and promoting employer accountability. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1038  HD.955 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1038) of David M. Rogers and others relative to protecting pregnant workers from discrimination in the workplace. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1065  HD.126 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1065) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to creating intensive stabilization and treatment units within the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1110  HD.488 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1110) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others for legislation to establish an eastern regional commission on the status of women and girls. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1124  HD.1651 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1124) of Cory Atkins and others for legislation to include private schools and charter schools in the interscholastic athletic head injury safety training program. Public Health.
H.1131  HD.149 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1131) of James M. Cantwell and others for legislation to increase power plant safety preparedness by the Department of Public Health to twenty miles. Public Health.
H.1144  HD.858 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1144) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to safe patient handling in certain health facilities. Public Health.
H.1149  HD.1016 By Mr. Day of Stoneham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1149) of Michael S. Day and others for legislation to prohibit the participation of healthcare professionals in the torture and abuse of prisoners. Public Health.
H.1155  HD.1797 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1155) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Jose F. Tosado and Ruth B. Balser for an investigation by a special commission relative to concussions that occur as a result of varsity sports in public and private high schools. Public Health.
H.1156  HD.1992 By Ms. Fiola of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1156) of Carole A. Fiola and others that the Division of Medical Assistance be directed to provide coverage for screenings for postpartum depression. Public Health.
H.1163  HD.557 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1163) of Sean Garballey and others relative to access to original birth certificates for all persons born in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
S.1179  SD.910 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1179) of Cynthia S. Creem and Ruth B. Balser for legislation to include psychologists in the definition of nursing practice. Public Health.
H.1189  HD.1240 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1189) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a board of registration of midwifery and regulating out-of-hospital birth access and safety. Public Health.
S.1189  SD.1089 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1189) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Steven Ultrino, James B. Eldridge, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to restrict the sale of tobacco products at health care institutions. Public Health.
H.1190  HD.1606 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1190) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to prohibit state licensed mental health professionals from subjecting minors to conversion therapy practices to change sexual orientation and/or gender identity. Public Health.
H.1191  HD.1314 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1191) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to expanding access to healthy food choices in vending machines on state property. Public Health.
S.1215  SD.228 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1215) of Jason M. Lewis, Mark C. Montigny, Steven Ultrino, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce healthcare costs by promoting non-biased prescriber education. Public Health.
H.1225  HD.1592 By Representative Scibak of South Hadley and Senator Chandler, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1225) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the restoration of oral health benefits for MassHealth recipients. Public Health.
H.1228  HD.992 By Mr. Tosado of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1228) of Jose F. Tosado and others relative to cost control of pharmaceutical drug prices. Public Health.
H.1230  HD.1203 By Mr. Velis of Westfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1230) of John C. Velis and others relative to sudden cardiac arrest awareness in student athletes. Public Health.
H.1245  HD.1258 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1245) of Marjorie C. Decker and others for the establishment of a chronic hazard advisory panel to study and make recommendations relative to children’s products and upholstered furniture containing certain flame retardants. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1280  HD.802 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1280) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to prosecution for the sale of illegal firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1281  HD.851 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1281) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to assault weapon magazine feeding devices. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1283  HD.1290 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1283) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to universal background checks for private gun sales. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1296  SD.797 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1296) of Cynthia S. Creem, Ruth B. Balser, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote humane conditions of confinement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1297  SD.806 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1297) of Cynthia S. Creem, Ruth B. Balser, Barbara A. L'Italien, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to segregation oversight. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1301  SD.1025 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1301) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Ruth B. Balser, Shawn Dooley, Patrick M. O'Connor and others for legislation relative to enhanced fire protection in new one and two family dwellings. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1305  SD.1596 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1305) of James B. Eldridge, Juana Matias, Jack Lewis, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the civil rights and safety of all Massachusetts residents. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1306  SD.1652 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1306) of James B. Eldridge, Ruth B. Balser, Dylan Fernandes, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce recidivism, curbing unnecessary spending, and ensuring appropriate use of segregation. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1308  SD.1894 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1308) of James B. Eldridge, Michael J. Barrett, Ruth B. Balser, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect civil rights. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1331  SD.979 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1331) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Sarah K. Peake, Timothy R. Whelan, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a mental wellness and suicide prevention training course for law enforcement officers. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1408  HD.1387 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1408) of Kay Khan and others relative to access to health insurance for human service providers and their employees. Public Service.
H.1426  HD.213 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1426) of Michael J. Moran and others relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee on Public Counsel Services. Public Service.
S.1481  SD.875 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1481) of James E. Timilty, Aaron Vega, Jack Lewis, Brendan P. Crighton and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide fair and affordable public retiree benefits. Public Service.
H.1501  HD.1382 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1501) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to closing off-shore tax haven loopholes. Revenue.
H.1527  HD.546 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. [BILL NUMBER]) of Danielle W. Gregoire and Kay Khan that tobacco tax revenues be used to reduce tobacco use. Revenue.
H.1617  HD.776 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1617) of Denise Provost and others for the imposition of a tax on certain private institutions of higher learning for the purpose of establishing a separate fund to be known as the educational opportunity for all trust fund. Revenue.
H.1660  HD.1967 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1660) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to state contracting for cleaning, maintenance or security guard services. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1685  HD.779 By Messrs. McMurtry of Dedham and Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1685) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in state contracts. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1689  SD.922 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1689) of Cynthia S. Creem, Ruth B. Balser, Jay R. Kaufman, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit discrimination in state contracts. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1706  HD.1465 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1706) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to establish the Massachusetts law revision commission. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1707  HD.1472 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 1707) of Byron Rushing and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the seal and motto of the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1725  HD.1497 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1725) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to local energy investment and infrastructure modernization. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1726  HD.1504 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1726) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to the establishment of certain funds for the promotion of green infrastructure, so-called, and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1745  HD.74 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1745) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to participation of customers in community empowerment contracts. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1821  SD.1021 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1821) of Michael J. Barrett, Frank I. Smizik, Carmine L. Gentile, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to combat climate change. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1839  SD.860 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1839) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Robert M. Koczera, Sean Garballey, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home energy efficiency. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1857  SD.1491 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1857) of John F. Keenan, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael J. Rodrigues, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation to support community access television. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1880  SD.2049 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1880) of Marc R. Pacheco, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Lewis, Dylan Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation to create 21st Century Massachusetts Clean Energy Jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1926  HD.1991 By Mr. Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1926) of Carmine L. Gentile and others for the 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.1954  HD.2425 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1954) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish a voluntary training program in best practices for the care of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.2012  HD.2469 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2012) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to English language learners at underperforming schools. Education.
H.2013  HD.2475 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2013) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to implement full-day kindergarten. Education.
H.2014  HD.2484 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2014) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Ruth B. Balser and Michelle M. DuBois relative to high school graduation requirements. Education.
H.2015  HD.2493 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2015) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to the mandatory school attendance age and for an investigation and study by a special commission relative to the barriers to high school graduation. Education.
H.2016  HD.2189 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2016) of Linda Dean Campbell and others for legislation to promote and enhance civic engagement for public school students. Education.
S.2030  SD.1851 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2030) of Michael F. Rush, Jerald A. Parisella, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect medically needy veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.2049  HD.2602 By Representatives Malia of Boston and Lewis of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2049) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Jack Lewis and others relative to transportation of students to recovery high schools. Education.
H.2053  HD.2653 By Messrs. O'Day of West Boylston and Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2053) of James J. O'Day, Paul Brodeur and others relative to sexual education programs in certain public schools. Education.
S.2062  SD.2165 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2062) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Cynthia S. Creem, James B. Eldridge, Jennifer E. Benson, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to internet service providers. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.2064  HD.2755 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2064) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to include transportation costs in the special education reimbursement program. Education.
H.2065  HD.2760 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2065) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to ensure charter school transparency and public accountability. Education.
H.2074  HD.2807 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2074) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the disposal of resources for determining eligibility for Medicaid. Elder Affairs.
H.2091  HD.2500 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2091) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to voter registration. Election Laws.
H.2093  HD.2925 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2093) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to same day voter registration. Election Laws.
H.2113  HD.2382 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2113) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the use and protection of pollinators by further regulating the spraying, release, deposit or application of a neonicotinoid on certain agricultural land. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2115  HD.2398 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2115) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish a drought management task force . Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2121  HD.2133 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2121) of Lori A. Ehrlich, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag pollution. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2139  HD.2348 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2139) of David M. Rogers and others relative to the preparation of a water quality and pollution control program report including gap analysis, goals and recommendations for program improvements and comprehensive long-term funding. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2147  HD.2704 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2147) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to provide for the establishment of a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2149  HD.2889 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2149) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to the Global Warming Solutions Act. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2155  HD.2476 By Mr. Madaro of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2155) of Adrian Madaro and others relative to safety and emergency preparedness training for aviation service workers. Export Development.
H.2172  HD.2573 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2172) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to establishing a paid family and medical leave insurance program. Financial Services.
H.2179  HD.2599 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2179) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to mandate coverage for telemedicine behavioral health services under certain circumstances. Financial Services.
H.2181  HD.2607 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2181) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to substance use disorder diversion and treatment. Financial Services.
H.2193  HD.2309 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2193) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to limit retroactive denials of health insurance claims for mental health and substance abuse services. Financial Services.
H.2197  HD.2716 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2197) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., and others relative to dental service corporations. Financial Services.
H.2210  HD.2927 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2210) of Christine P. Barber and others relative to transfers of assets by MassHealth members. Health Care Financing.
H.2216  HD.2594 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2216) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to provide for primary and preventative health care services for certain children. Health Care Financing.
H.2217  HD.2603 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2217) of Elizabeth A. Malia and Ruth B. Balser for legislation to require annual reports by certain accountable care organizations. Health Care Financing.
H.2305  HD.2762 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2305) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the deposit of certain fines into the Victims of Human Trafficking Trust Fund. The Judiciary.
H.2306  HD.2763 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2306) of Louis L. Kafka and others that the Victim and Witness Assistance Board assume the management and administration of the Garden of Peace memorial garden in the city of Boston . The Judiciary.
H.2308  HD.2714 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2308) of Mary S. Keefe and others relative to comprehensive criminal justice reform. The Judiciary.
H.2309  HD.2132 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2309) of Kay Khan and others relative to the sealing and court record expunging of juvenile records . The Judiciary.
H.2310  HD.2205 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2310) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to prohibit marriage of minors. The Judiciary.
H.2332  HD.2870 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2332) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy. The Judiciary.
H.2333  HD.2873 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2333) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to the penalties for the crime of female genital mutilation. The Judiciary.
H.2337  HD.2558 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2337) of David M. Rogers and others relative to the reclassification of some low level non-violent felonies as misdemeanors. The Judiciary.
H.2338  HD.2566 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2338) of David M. Rogers and others relative to establishing reasonable limitations on the solitary confinement of inmates 21 years of age or younger. The Judiciary.
H.2359  HD.2929 By Ms. Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2359) of Chynah Tyler and others relative to making comprehensive changes to the criminal justice system of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.2365  HD.2719 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2365) of Daniel M. Donahue and others relative to the tipped minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2366  HD.2335 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Brownsberger, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2366) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to establishing the trade secrets act to govern the judicial enforcement of noncompetition agreements. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2399  HD.2596 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2399) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to providing equitable access to behavioral health services for MassHealth consumers. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2400  HD.2597 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2400) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for the establishment of an addiction residency training grant program for certain graduate physician trainees. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2401  HD.2601 By Representatives Malia of Boston and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2401) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Byron Rushing and others for legislation to establish the center of excellence in community policing and behavioral health. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2403  HD.2611 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2403) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the establishment of a statewide children’s mental health ombudsman program within the Office of the Child Advocate. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2407  HD.2236 By Mr. Scaccia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2407) of Angelo M. Scaccia and others for legislation to provide that network hospitals be compensated for behavioral health services to certain MassHealth patients. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2419  HD.2206 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2419) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the treatment of animals and reporting of cruelty. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.2442  HD.2190 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2442) of Mark J. Cusack and others for legislation to establish safeguards to prevent death and disability from stroke. Public Health.
H.2461  HD.2667 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2461) of Jonathan Hecht and others for an investigation by a special commission relative to increasing access to drinking water in public places. Public Health.
H.2467  HD.2595 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2467) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to providing access to patient protection services for all residents. Public Health.
H.2479  HD.2916 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2479) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products. Public Health.
H.2480  HD.2638 By Messrs. Vega of Holyoke and Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2480) of Aaron Vega and others relative to the funding and management of the Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund. Public Health.
H.2484  HD.2517 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2484) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to require the use of seatbelts on school buses. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2494  HD.2346 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2494) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to further amend the anti-shackling statute for incarcerated pregnant women. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2495  HD.2651 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2495) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to require liability insurance by gun owners. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2506  HD.2933 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2506) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the collection and transmission of certain traffic and pedestrian stop data. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2525  HD.2935 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2525) of Daniel Cullinane and others relative to the composition of the Group Insurance Commission. Public Service.
H.2568  HD.2848 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2568) of Paul W. Mark and others relative to Group Insurance Commission healthcare premium contributions . Public Service.
H.2569  HD.2867 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2569) of Paul W. Mark and others relative to out of pocket health expenses for active and retired employees, their dependents and survivors. Public Service.
H.2611  HD.2176 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2611) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to provide for an annual review of certain tax expenditures . Revenue.
H.2615  HD.2225 By Messrs. Kulik of Worthington and Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2615) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to further regulate expenditures for mortgages from the Community Preservation Trust Fund. Revenue.
H.2683  HD.2253 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2683) of Christine P. Barber and others relative to the payment by ratepayers for gas and electricity use of lost and unaccounted for gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2698  HD.2527 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2698) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for legislation to prohibit companies from charging ratepayers for the construction or expansion of interstate gas infrastructure. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2700  HD.2103 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2700) of Kay Khan and others relative to compliance with the Global Warming Solutions Act. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2706  HD.2157 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2706) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to establish a Commonwealth solar program to encourage the development of solar photovoltaic technology . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2717  HD.2211 By Representatives Walsh of Framingham and Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2717) of Chris Walsh, Cory Atkins and others for legislation to establish a fund for the creation, acquisition, conservation and maintenance of public art and the creation of a public art commission. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2737  HD.2272 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2737) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to allow the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to waive the fee for identification for certain homeless youth and persons. Transportation.
H.2785  HD.3731 By Messrs. Vega of Holyoke and Rushing of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Aaron Vega, Byron Rushing and others relative to the expungement of records of marijuana arrests, detention, convictions and incarceration. Marijuana Policy.
H.2796  HD.3564 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2796) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to providing child care assistance to homeless families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.2839  HD.3537 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2839) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to evaluate the effectiveness of English language learner programs. Education.
H.2843  HD.3571 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2843) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to universal full-day kindergarten. Education.
H.2864  HD.3668 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2864) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the use of tobacco products in primary and secondary school buildings or facilities. Education.
H.2866  HD.3503 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2866) of James J. O'Day and others relative to development of special education services for children. Education.
H.2877  HD.3006 By Messrs. Rogers of Cambridge and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2877) of David M. Rogers and others that the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education develop a curriculum relative to the safe use of streets and premises open to pedestrians and bicyclists. Education.
H.2913  HD.3117 By Representatives DuBois of Brockton and Vincent of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2913) of Michelle M. DuBois, RoseLee Vincent and others relative to exposure to environmental toxins and access to environmental benefits. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2915  HD.3453 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2915) of Lori A. Ehrlich, Joan B. Lovely and others relative to drinking water at schools and early childhood programs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2918  HD.3464 By Representatives Ferrante of Gloucester and Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2918) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others relative to penalties and enforcement of illegal hunting practices. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2926  HD.3461 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2926) of Mary S. Keefe and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of opportunities for improving pollinator health. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2933  HD.3640 By Mr. Lewis of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2933) of Jack Lewis and others relative to the use of animals in product testing. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2947  HD.3106 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2947) of Christine P. Barber and others relative to information on insurance provider networks. Financial Services.
H.2960  HD.3059 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2960) of Kate Hogan and others relative to common summary of payments forms for health care services. Financial Services.
H.2988  HD.3066 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2988) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to establish criteria for MassHealth hardship waivers. Health Care Financing.
H.3000  HD.3443 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Higgins of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3000) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to provide scholarships to for programs leading to an associate’s or bachelor’s degree. Higher Education.
H.3003  HD.2740 By Representative Matias of Lawrence and Senator Chang-Diaz, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3003) of Juana Matias, Sonia Chang-Diaz and others relative to the eligibility for in-state tuition rates and fees and for state-funded financial assistance at certain public institutions of higher education. Higher Education.
H.3021  HD.3466 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3021) of Cory Atkins and others relative to the enforcement of illegal hunting practices. The Judiciary.
H.3033  HD.3413 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3033) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to enforcement of federal law by sheriffs and certain correctional institutions . The Judiciary.
H.3034  HD.3417 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3034) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to the use of prison labor outside of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.3037  HD.3110 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3037) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to youthful offenders. The Judiciary.
H.3077  HD.3694 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3077) of Mary S. Keefe and others relative to fine time sentences, so-called. The Judiciary.
H.3079  HD.3299 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3079) of Kay Khan and others relative to the treatment and interaction of juveniles within the state justice system and the collection and reporting of statistical data regarding such juveniles by certain state agencies. The Judiciary.
H.3081  HD.2649 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3081) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to extreme risk protective orders. The Judiciary.
H.3084  HD.3475 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3084) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
H.3092  HD.3368 By Mr. Markey of Dartmouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3092) of Christopher M. Markey and others for legislation to authorize the collection of data regarding the use of solitary confinement in prisons, jails and houses of correction. The Judiciary.
H.3110  HD.3212 By Ms. Meschino of Hull, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3110) of Joan Meschino and others relative to parole fees assessed upon persons receiving public assistance . The Judiciary.
H.3120  HD.3075 By Messrs. Rogers of Cambridge and Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3120) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to reform pretrial processes. The Judiciary.
H.3121  HD.3151 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3121) of David M. Rogers and others relative to the duties and composition of the parole board. The Judiciary.
H.3123  HD.3340 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3123) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to repeal certain laws. The Judiciary.
H.3134  HD.3650 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3134) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to further regulate paid family leave. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.3140  HD.3287 By Ms. DuBois of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3140) of Michelle M. DuBois and others relative to payroll deductions for voluntary contributions to not-for-profit social welfare organizations and political action committees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.3158  HD.3060 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3158) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to further define standards of employee safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.3248  HD.3234 By Mr. Lewis of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3248) of Jack Lewis and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study the licensing of foreign-trained medical professionals with the goal of expanding and improving medical services in rural and underserved areas. Public Health.
H.3249  HD.3362 By Mr. Lewis of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3249) of Jack Lewis and others relative to HIV screening . Public Health.
H.3257  HD.3570 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3257) of Linda Dean Campbell and others for legislation to authorize municipal police training committee and the creation of crisis intervention team programs. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3269  HD.3052 By Representative Matias of Lawrence and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3269) of Juana Matias and others relative to prohibiting the use of public funds and resources for immigration enforcement purposes. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3281  HD.3605 By Representative Decker of Cambridge and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3281) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the divestment of state pension funds from holdings in fossil fuel companies. Public Service.
H.3369  HD.1155 By Mr. Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3369) of Carmine L. Gentile and others relative to the disclosure of personal religious affiliation information by the Commonwealth to federal agencies . State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3391  HD.3239 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3391) of Edward F. Coppinger and others for legislation to further regulate the Energy Facilities Siting Board. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3394  HD.3596 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3394) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the diversion rate and the redemption rate of certain beverage containers. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3395  HD.3357 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3395) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the use of renewable energy in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3396  HD.3418 By Representatives Holmes of Boston and DuBois of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3396) of Russell E. Holmes and others relative to solar power equity in low-income and environmental justice communities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3400  HD.3204 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3400) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the authority and responsibilities of the Department of Public Utilities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3403  HD.3130 By Messrs. Smizik of Brookline and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3403) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to solar net metering credits for publicly-assisted housing or its residents and exempting low-income ratepayers from monthly minimum reliability contributions . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3494  HD.1645 By Representatives Cronin of Easton and Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3494) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to supervised medical parole of terminal and extraordinarily incapacitated inmates. The Judiciary.
H.3499  HD.1255 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3499) of Kay Khan and others relative to decriminalizing prostitution. The Judiciary.
H.3502  HD.2477 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3502) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., and others relative to notification of changes to flexible spending accounts. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.3528  HD.3278 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3528) of Randy Hunt and others for legislation to further define miniature beverage containers under the "bottle bill", so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3555  HD.2731 By Ms. Matias of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3555) of Juana Matias and others relative to dropout prevention and student recovery. Education.
H.3576  HD.1484 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3576) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to establish a task force (including members of the General Court) to review the feasibility and effectiveness of the creation of an on-campus assault review board. Higher Education.
H.3585  HD.3697 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3585) of Mary S. Keefe and others for legislation to establish uniform standards for state and county correctional facilities regarding entrance of cell procedures. The Judiciary.
H.3586  HD.1769 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3586) of Kay Khan and others relative to re-entry and rehabilitation programs for incarcerated women. The Judiciary.
H.3598  HD.3349 By Representative Harrington of Groton and Senator Donoghue, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3598) of Sheila C. Harrington and others relative to autopsy reports by the medical examiner. Public Health.
H.3614  HD.1158 By Representatives Gentile of Sudbury and Higgins of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3614) of Carmine L. Gentile and others relative to the tracking and testing of sexual assault kits. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3652  HD.3910 Filed by Mr. DeLeo of Winthrop and other members of the House. April 24, 2017.
H.3698  HD.3896 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to the disclosure of customer proprietary information by internet service providers. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3714  HD.3712 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to authorize the commissioner of the Department of Public Health to appoint a rare disease advisory council to coordinate statewide efforts for the study of the incidences of rare diseases within the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.3766  HD.3888 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to prohibit certain telecommunications or internet service providers from collecting personal information from customers without express written approval. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.291  SD.1119 By Ms. L'Italien (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 291) of Linda Thomas, Beth Cowett, John W. Scibak, Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to prohibit the use of Native American mascots by public schools in the Commonwealth. Education. This bill is by request. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.