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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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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 a 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.