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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
Phone:
617-722-2396
Fax:
617-626-0119
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H.482  HD.1952 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 482) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of group or individual disability, accident or sickness insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.483  HD.1955 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 483) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of certain insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.484  HD.1962 By Representatives Balser of Newton and Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 484) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the continuity of care for mental health treatment. Financial Services.
H.485  HD.1966 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 485) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit benefit limits and exclusions for behavioral health disorders on certain disability insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.486  HD.1979 By Representatives Balser of Newton and Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 486) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to require health care coverage for emergency psychiatric services. Financial Services.
H.487  HD.1986 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 487) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the disclosure of certain data by behavioral health management firms and other third party administrators. Financial Services.
H.488  HD.2011 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 488) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to require coverage for community and home-based behavioral health care services for certain children and adolescents with mental health disorders. Financial Services.
H.592  HD.2023 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 592) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to ensure affordable health connector coverage. Health Care Financing.
H.718  HD.2050 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 718) of Ruth B. Balser for legislation to establish the uniform enforcement of foreign judgments. The Judiciary.
H.719  HD.2058 By Representatives Balser of Newton and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 719) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to require county and state correctional facilities to provide substance abuse services to certain inmates. The Judiciary.
H.720  HD.2062 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 720) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the psychiatric evaluation and treatment of certain mentally ill persons alleged to have committed assault or assault and battery. The Judiciary.
H.721  HD.2065 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 721) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to establish the Department of Mental Health as the oversight agency for the mental health system within the state prison system. The Judiciary.
H.1060  HD.2070 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1060) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to payments for psychological services provided by MassHealth. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2010  HD.2352 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2010) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to require the development of standards for prohibiting or limiting the use of suspension and expulsion in preschools. Education.
H.2108  HD.2334 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2108) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to environmental land replacement. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2156  HD.2353 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2156) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to ensure that telehealth services are utilized to increase access to behavioral health services . Financial Services.
H.2248  HD.2337 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2248) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to protect certain inmates from unnecessary placement in solitary confinement. The Judiciary.
H.2249  HD.2355 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2249) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to establish a segregation oversight committee on the use of disciplinary segregation and non-disciplinary segregation in correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
H.2389  HD.2341 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2389) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to placing oversight of Bridgewater State Hospital under the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2430  HD.2105 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2430) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to include psychologists in the definition of nursing practice. Public Health.
H.2431  HD.2118 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2431) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to requiring choke response employee training in all restaurants. Public Health.
H.2481  HD.2141 By Representatives Balser of Newton and Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2481) of Ruth B. Balser, Paul J. Donato and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to require automatic sprinkler protection systems in certain housing. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2482  HD.2345 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2482) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to clarifying the standards for requiring the installation of automatic sprinkler systems in rehabilitated buildings. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2682  HD.2342 By Representatives Balser of Newton and Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2682) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to require cable television operators to provide public, educational, and governmental access channels. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3887  HD.4114 By Representatives Balser of Newton and Rushing of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ruth B. Balser, Byron Rushing and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to renaming the Yawkey commuter rail station. Transportation.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.