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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz Democrat - Second Suffolk

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  SD.2268 By Ms. Creem, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) of Cynthia S. Creem, Susan C. Fargo, William N. Brownsberger, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation authorizing the Division of Capital Asset Management to lease a certain property in the town of Weston. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.15  SD.1407 By Mr. Joyce, petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 15) of Brian Joyce, Robert Hedlund, Patricia Jehlen and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to provide for the abolition of the Governor's Council. The Judiciary.
S.18  SD.1451 By Mr. Rosenberg, petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 18) of Stanley Rosenberg, James Eldridge, Jay Kaufman and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to allow for a graduated income tax. Revenue.
S.19  SD.1485 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, Senate, No. 19) of James B. Eldridge, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to creating a progressive income tax. Revenue.
S.28  SD.202 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 28) of Gale D. Candaras, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Cory Atkins, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve quality in early education and care by family child care providers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.52  HD.964 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 52) of Sean Garballey and others providing access to hearing aids for children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.67  SD.612 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 67) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect disabled persons from financial exploitation. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.100  SD.1806 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 100) of James B. Eldridge, Jennifer E. Benson, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to protect the privacy of consumer financial information. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.153  SD.1804 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 153) of Wolf, Timilty, Story and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote efficiency and transparency in economic development [Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies].
H.159  HD.423 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Tolman, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 159) of Tom Sannicandro, Mark J. Cusack, Kimberly N. Ferguson, Steven A. Tolman and others for legislation to promote the successful transition of students with disabilities to post-secondary education, employment and independent living. Education.
S.183  SD.1635 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 183) of Harriette L. Chandler, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Byron Rushing and other members of the General Court for legislation to design civics as a high school graduation requirement. Education.
S.190  SD.1869 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 190) of Katherine M. Clark, Denise Andrews, Cory Atkins, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation realtive to healthy youth. Education.
S.204  SD.1614 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 204) of Moore, Eldridge, Canavan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to financial literacy in schools [Joint Committee on Education].
S.205  SD.1022 By Mr. Finegold, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 205) of Devers, DiDomenico, Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to financial literacy in schools [Joint Committee on Education].
S.278  SD.1255 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 278) of Mark C. Montigny, Alice Hanlon Peisch, Susan C. Fargo, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to assist families care for elders. Elder Affairs.
S.279  SD.1256 By Mr. Montigny, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 279) of Chang-Diaz, Chan, Sciortino and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish safe staffing levels at skilled nursing facilities [Joint Committee on Elder Affairs].
S.298  SD.1496 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 298) of Katherine M. Clark, Brian M. Ashe, Cory Atkins, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish online voter registration. Election Laws.
S.301  SD.1352 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 301) of Cynthia S. Creem, Cory Atkins, Jay R. Kaufman, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish election day registration. Election Laws.
S.302  SD.39 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 302) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Thomas M. Stanley, Cynthia S. Creem and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to pre-registration of voters. Election Laws.
S.305  SD.1531 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 305) of James B. Eldridge, Cory Atkins, Kay Khan, Tom Sannicandro and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to accountability for corporate political spending. Election Laws.
S.308  SD.1825 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 308) of James B. Eldridge, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Kay Khan, Paul W. Mark and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to fair election in Massachusetts. Election Laws.
S.310  SD.125 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 310) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Daniel A. Wolf, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to voter registration in public high schools. Election Laws.
S.352  SD.525 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 352) of Wolf, Story, Harrington and other members of the General Court for legislation to require producer responsibility for collection reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products [Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture].
H.367  HD.878 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 367) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to exclude payments for foster care in computing rent and determining eligibility for subsidized housing. Housing.
S.397  SD.1411 By Mr. Tolman, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 397) of Naughton, Ashe, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation for a healthy Massachusetts: safer alternatives to toxic chemicals [Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture].
H.491  HD.561 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 491) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the enforcement of certain civil rights laws. The Judiciary.
S.500  SD.1206 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 500) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Tom Sannicandro, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a public health insurance option. Health Care Financing.
S.501  SD.1207 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 501) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Kay Khan, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish Medicare for all in Massachusetts. Health Care Financing.
H.502  HD.658 By Messrs. Sciortino of Medford and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 502) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to gender based discrimination and hate crimes. The Judiciary.
S.540  SD.1784 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 540) of Richard T. Moore, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide coverage for tobacco use cessation under Commonwealth Care. Health Care Financing.
S.543  SD.915 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 543) of Marc R. Pacheco, Cory Atkins, Sal N. DiDomenico, Katherine M. Clark and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to patient safety. Health Care Financing.
S.665  SD.107 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 665) of Gale D. Candaras, Steven M. Walsh, John V. Fernandes, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform and improve alimony [Joint Committee on the Judiciary].
S.671  SD.748 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 671) of Harriette L. Chandler, Cynthia S. Creem, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Katherine M. Clark and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public health. The Judiciary.
S.682  SD.1471 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 682) of Katherine M. Clark, Lori A. Ehrlich, Stephen L. DiNatale, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to domestic violence and animals. The Judiciary.
S.731  SD.1029 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 731) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sonia Chang-Diaz and James B. Eldridge for legislation to manage the probation department. The Judiciary.
S.764  SD.536 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 764) of Benjamin B. Downing, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Katherine M. Clark and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal rights of transgendered individuals. The Judiciary.
S.771  SD.1336 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 771) of James B. Eldridge, Patricia D. Jehlen, James J. Dwyer, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to assuring the integrity of mortgage foreclosure . The Judiciary.
S.772  SD.1488 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by resolution, Senate, No. 772) of James B. Eldridge, Daniel A. Wolf, Stanley C. Rosenberg, Katherine M. Clark and other members of the General Court memoralizing the Congress of the United States to restore free speech. The Judiciary.
S.773  SD.1535 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 773) of Spilka, O'Day, Malia and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to expungement of criminal records [Joint Committee on the Judiciary].
S.820  SD.31 By Mr. Montigny, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 820) of Mark C. Montigny, Louis L. Kafka, Antonio F. D. Cabral and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to anti-human trafficking and protection [Joint Committee on the Judiciary].
S.833  SD.1725 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 833) of Richard T. Moore, James E. Timilty, Robert M. Koczera, Christine E. Canavan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the modernization of optometric patient care. The Judiciary.
H.900  HD.363 By Ms. Jennifer E. Benson of Lunenburg, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 00900) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to civil motor vehicle infraction by a junior operator who is not emancipated . Joint Committee on Transportation.
S.930  SD.189 By Ms. Jehlen , a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 930) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Susan C. Fargo, Marty Walz, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish paid sick days. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.931  SD.226 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 931) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Cory Atkins, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Gloria L. Fox and other members of the General Court for legislation to further define comparable work. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.951  SD.924 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 951) of Marc R. Pacheco, Ellen Story, James B. Eldridge, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the Commonwealth's economic recovery with a strong minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.972  SD.483 By Mr. Tolman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 972) of Steven A. Tolman, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Denise Andrews, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to an employee protection act. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.986  SD.198 By Ms. Jehlen, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 986) of Story, Spiliotis, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to allow daily access to fresh air to persons receiving services from the Department of Mental Health. [Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse].
S.1022  SD.1151 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1022) of Story, Eldridge, Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase recycling by landlords and tenants [Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government].
H.1070  HD.1334 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1070) of Benjamin Swan, Gloria L. Fox and Sonia Chang-Diaz relative to racial balance in the charter school educational system in the Commonwealth. Education.
H.1084  HD.1175 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1084) of Martha M. Walz and Sonia Chang-Diaz relative to student attendance in public schools. Education.
H.1087  HD.1183 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1087) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation relative to equitable school reimbursement funds. Education.
H.1091  HD.1524 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1091) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to further regulating transportation of charter school students. Education.
H.1094  HD.1923 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1094) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to the academic success of foster children. Education.
S.1098  SD.1683 By Ms. Fargo, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1098) of deMacedo, Eldridge, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to adopt the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act [Joint Committee on Public Health].
H.1099  HD.1796 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1099) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to Department of Elder Affairs prevention and elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. Elder Affairs.
H.1106  HD.1038 By Representatives Ms. Fox of Boston and Ms. Benson, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1106) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to establish election day voter registration. Election Laws.
S.1133  SD.1669 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1133) of Richard T. Moore, Robert M. Koczera, Jennifer E. Benson, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
S.1306  SD.224 By Ms. Jehlen, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1306) of Stanley, Spiliotis, McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the cost of living adjustment (cola) base [Joint Committee on Public Service].
H.1414  HD.1132 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1414) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to the payment of wages. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1448  SD.1199 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1448) of James B. Eldridge, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., William N. Brownsberger, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a sunset for economic development tax expenditures. Revenue.
S.1479  SD.419 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1479) of Michael R. Knapik, Gale D. Candaras, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to tax deductions for home heating costs. Revenue.
H.1480  HD.1460 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1480) of Gloria L. Fox, Sonia Chang-Diaz and Benjamin Swan establishing a high containment biological research laboratory health and safety program by the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
S.1500  SD.1310 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1500) of Anthony W. Petruccelli, Sonia Chang-Diaz and Aaron Michlewitz for legislation to establish a groundwater protection tax credit for homeowners. Revenue.
H.1517  HD.1730 By Messrs. Sánchez of Boston and Rushing, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1517) of Jeffrey Sánchez, Byron Rushing and others for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. Public Health.
S.1538  SD.668 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1538) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik, Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross and other members of the Senate for legislation to exempt certain medical supplies from the state sales tax. Revenue.
S.1573  SD.825 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1573) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Thomas M. Stanley, Richard T. Moore, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to flying flags at half-staff upon the death of a police officer or firefighter. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1650  SD.45 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1650) of Cynthia S. Creem, Alice K. Wolf, Denise Andrews, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to update the bottle bill . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1664  SD.1509 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1664) of James B. Eldridge, Susan C. Fargo, Peter V. Kocot, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve neighborhood solar and net-metering in the commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1774  HD.1692 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1774) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to energy efficiency programs and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1780  HD.1748 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1780) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to authorize the acquisition of land for the development and construction of an underground railroad, and a civil rights and black heritage museum in the city of Springfield. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.1832  HD.1351 By Representative Torrisi of North Andover and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1832) of David M. Torrisi and others for an appropriation of a certain sum of money to provide for the establishment of an education loan repayment program for social workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.1839  SD.1600 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1839) of James B. Eldridge, Linda Dorcena Forry, Peter V. Kocot, Susan C. Fargo and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote asset development in transitional assistance programs [Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities].
H.1858  HD.2958 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1858) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to promote asset development in transitional assistance programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.1858  SD.1152 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1858) of Mark C. Montigny, Gale D. Candaras, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit the use of prescriber-identifiable data for marketing purposes. Health Care Financing.
S.1863  SD.934 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1863) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Denise Andrews, William N. Brownsberger, Christine E. Canavan and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify parental rights for unpaid leave. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1967  HD.2010 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1967) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to establish safe staffing levels at skilled nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
H.1980  HD.2006 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1980) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to authorize local boards of registrars to perform random audits of election results in precincts. Election Laws.
H.1990  HD.2022 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1990) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to reducing the use of non-compostable plastic bags in retail sales. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2277  HD.2838 By Representatives Walsh of Boston and Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2277) of Martin J. Walsh, Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the protection of children under the age of 18 who have been subject to sexual exploitation. The Judiciary.
H.2291  HD.2988 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2291) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to increase the minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.2356  SD.2251 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger, Michael F. Rush, Patricia D. Jehlen and others for legislation relative to a boat house land lease in the city of Boston. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2579  HD.2833 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2579) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to promote purchasing from social enterprises by governmental bodies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2761  HD.3128 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator Baddour, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2761) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Steven A. Baddour and others relative to protecting consumers from unsolicited loans. Financial Services.
H.2853  HD.3142 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2853) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to improve the collection and analysis of data relative to traffic stops. The Judiciary.
H.2995  HD.3172 By Representative Holmes of Boston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2995) of Russell E. Holmes and others relative to foreclosed property purchased or taken for non-payment of taxes. Revenue.
H.3542  HD.1444 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3542) of Cory Atkins and others for legislation to provide that cytologic screenings performed at the same time as annual physical examinations be separately billed by health care providers and paid by insurers. Financial Services.
H.3982  HD.4065 By Representative Walsh of Boston and Senator DiDomenico, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Martin J. Walsh, Sal N. DiDomenico and others for legislation to prohibit the Commonwealth from contracting with companies that do not comply with federal regulations for the certification of minerals originating in the Congo. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.