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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz Democrat - Second Suffolk

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  SD.2500 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Cindy F. Friedman, Patricia D. Jehlen, Paul R. Feeney, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the Senate for legislation to ensure greater transparency at the GIC. Public Service.
S.62  SD.1213 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 62) of Mark C. Montigny, Jack Lewis, Kay Khan, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to abusive practices to change sexual orientation and gender identity in minors. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.91  HD.1117 By Mr. Gonzalez of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 91) of Carlos Gonzalez and others for legislation to create a self-employment assistance allowance to promote independence for needy families receiving transitional assistance. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.130  SD.374 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 130) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Marjorie C. Decker, James B. Eldridge, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation to remove fees for security freezes and disclosures of consumer credit reports. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.232  SD.155 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 232) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Joseph A. Boncore, Thomas M. McGee, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to language opportunity for our kids. Education.
S.234  SD.912 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 234) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Solomon Goldstein-Rose, Jack Lewis, Steven Ultrino and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student sex education. Education.
S.257  SD.1958 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 257) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. McGee, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide immediate childcare assistance to homeless families. Education.
S.311  SD.1122 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 311) of Karen E. Spilka, Jack Lewis, Lori A. Ehrlich, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote global trade and economic development through biliteracy. Education.
S.330  SD.1731 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 330) of Walter F. Timilty, Carole A. Fiola, Susan Williams Gifford, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to strengthening background checks. Education.
S.342  SD.1257 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 342) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Mark C. Montigny, Marjorie C. Decker, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the personal care allowance of residents of long-term care facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.354  SD.1383 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 354) of Mark C. Montigny, Thomas M. McGee, Jack Lewis, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to reserving beds in nursing homes during certain leaves of absence. Elder Affairs.
S.365  SD.98 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 365) of Michael J. Barrett, Denise Provost, Chris Walsh, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to restore financial transparency in presidential elections. Election Laws.
H.368  HD.1052 By Messrs. Hecht of Watertown and Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 368) of Jonathan Hecht, Bradford Hill and others for legislation to create a citizens' initiative review commission. Election Laws.
S.373  SD.1791 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 373) of Cynthia S. Creem, Carmine L. Gentile, Frank A. Moran, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to automatically registering eligible voters and enhancing safeguards against fraud. Election Laws.
S.376  SD.356 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 376) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Provost, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Eileen M. Donoghue and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to corporations, shareholders, and political expenditures. Election Laws.
S.390  SD.643 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 390) of Jason M. Lewis, Viriato M. deMacedo and Sonia Chang-Diaz for legislation to create a citizens’ initiative review commission. Election Laws.
S.450  SD.457 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 450) of Jason M. Lewis, Jack Lewis, Carmine L. Gentile, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking. 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.
S.610  SD.1281 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 610) of Julian Cyr, Carmine L. Gentile, Sarah K. Peake, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure effective health care cost control. 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.
H.622  HD.586 By Messrs. Sánchez of Boston and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 622) of Jeffrey Sánchez, Byron Rushing and others for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. Health Care Financing.
S.637  SD.205 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 637) of Jason M. Lewis and Sonia Chang-Diaz for legislation to define modest meals and refreshments in prescriber education settings. Health Care Financing.
S.641  SD.582 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 641) of Jason M. Lewis, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Steven Ultrino, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the Commonwealth. Health Care Financing.
S.643  SD.1482 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 643) of Jason M. Lewis, Harriette L. Chandler, James T. Welch, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote public health through the prevention and wellness trust fund. Health Care Financing.
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.
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.
S.770  SD.622 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 770) of William N. Brownsberger, James B. Eldridge, Solomon Goldstein-Rose, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide community-based sentencing alternatives for primary caretakers of dependent children who have been convicted of non-violent crimes. The Judiciary.
S.777  SD.1389 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 777) of William N. Brownsberger, Michael J. Barrett, Marjorie C. Decker, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce the criminalization of poverty. 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.
S.819  SD.500 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 819) of Cynthia S. Creem, Joseph A. Boncore, Denise Provost, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.820  HD.1160 By Mr. Gonzalez of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 820) of Carlos Gonzalez and others relative to eliminating mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses. The Judiciary.
S.825  SD.1191 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 825) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sonia Chang-Diaz and Kevin G. Honan for legislation relative to special juveniles. The Judiciary.
S.834  SD.884 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 834) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Marjorie C. Decker, David M. Rogers, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform pretrial process. The Judiciary.
S.858  SD.920 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 858) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Dylan Fernandes, Kathleen O'Connor Ives and Sonia Chang-Diaz for legislation to increase the penalties for corporate manslaughter. The Judiciary.
S.871  SD.1891 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 871) of Adam G. Hinds, William Smitty Pignatelli, Sonia Chang-Diaz and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to mandate that offenses for which a pardon has been granted be expunged from criminal offender record information reports. 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.
S.951  SD.318 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 951) of Bruce E. Tarr and Sonia Chang-Diaz for legislation relative to confidentiality of reports of rape and related offenses. The Judiciary.
H.989  HD.1802 By Mr. Williams of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 989) of Bud Williams and others relative to eliminating mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses. The Judiciary.
S.1004  SD.984 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1004) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, James R. Miceli, Jack Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the Commonwealth’s economy with a strong minimum wage and a strong tipped minimum wage. 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.
S.1048  SD.1768 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1048) of Karen E. Spilka, Jack Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a family and medical leave insurance program. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1145  SD.1460 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1145) of Mark C. Montigny, Jack Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the issuance of citations for cruel conditions for animals. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1154  HD.111 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1154) of Peter J. Durant and others for legislation to authorize school bus drivers to administer epinephrine. 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.
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.1312  SD.1969 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1312) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to pedestrian stop data. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1426  SD.25 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1426) of Jason M. Lewis, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jay R. Kaufman, Daniel J. Ryan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to collective bargaining rights for employees of CPCS. Public Service.
H.1468  HD.1891 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1468) of Cory Atkins and others relative to the sales tax of candy and soda. Revenue.
S.1715  SD.1300 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1715) of Adam G. Hinds, Jack Lewis, William Smitty Pignatelli, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to require the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination to include representatives of the LGBTQ community. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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.1845  SD.1113 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1845) of James B. Eldridge, Carmine L. Gentile, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1855  SD.1674 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1855) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Kenneth I. Gordon, Carmine L. Gentile, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect ratepayers from gas pipeline expansion costs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2039  SD.2089 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Marjorie C. Decker, Antonio F. D. Cabral and Kenneth I. Gordon for legislation to provide emergency aid to certain elderly and disabled residents. Elder Affairs.
S.2053  SD.2157 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2053) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Viriato M. deMacedo and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure internet security and privacy. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.2077  HD.2295 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2077) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to provide emergency aid to certain elderly and disabled residents. 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.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.
S.2164  SD.2236 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2164) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James B. Eldridge, Carolyn C. Dykema, Jason M. Lewis, Julian Cyr and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect Massachusetts pollinators. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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.2207  HD.2895 By Ms. Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2207) of Chynah Tyler and others relative to women’s health and health care coverage for long acting reversible contraceptives. Financial Services.
S.2266  SD.2417 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation to prevent bureaucratic overreach in the collection of student debt. Higher Education.
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.
S.2336  SD.2428 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2336) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Andres X. Vargas, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Diana DiZoglio and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect consumers by prohibiting blocking, throttling, or paid prioritization in the provision of internet service. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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.2480  HD.2638 By Messrs. Vega of Holyoke and Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2480) of Aaron Vega, Tackey Chan and others relative to the funding and management of the Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund. Public Health.
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.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.2807  HD.3133 By Mr. Tosado of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2807) of Jose F. Tosado and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Transitional Assistance to develop a pilot program to facilitate, encourage and support the ability of low-income residents of the city of Springfield to enter the workforce and reduce the need for public benefit programs. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.2957  HD.3280 By Mr. Gonzalez of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2957) of Carlos Gonzalez and others relative to requiring certain financial institutions to file sale and foreclosure information with registries of deeds. Financial Services.
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.3122  HD.3328 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3122) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to improve the collection and analysis of data relative to traffic stops. The Judiciary.
H.3258  HD.3293 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3258) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others that deaths involving the discharge of a firearm or use of force by law enforcement officers be investigated by special prosecutors. 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, James B. Eldridge and others relative to prohibiting the use of public funds and resources for immigration enforcement purposes. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3272  HD.3317 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3272) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation relative to pedestrian stop data. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3274  HD.3331 By Messrs. Vieira of Falmouth and Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 3274) of David T. Vieira and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to police officer standards and training. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3377  HD.3572 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3377) of Elizabeth A. Malia and Sonia Chang-Diaz for legislation to authorize the commissioner of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to lease certain property at the Hinton State Laboratory in the city of Boston. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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.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.
H.4142  HD.4361 By Ms. Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4142) of Chynah Tyler and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to the rights and evictions of certain tenants of post-foreclosure rental housing in the city of Boston. The Judiciary. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4151  HD.4432 By Mr. Vargas of Haverhill, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Andres X. Vargas and others for legislation to assure net neutrality by Internet service providers and the equal treatment of data on the Internet, and to prohibit discrimination or charge disparity of user, content, website, platform, application, type of attached equipment or method of communication. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.4472  HD.4641 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Decker of Cambridge, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kay Khan, Marjorie C. Decker and others for legislation to prohibit police officers from engaging in sexual relations while on duty. The Judiciary.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.