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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz Democrat - Second Suffolk

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S.16  SD.1709 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, Senate, No. 16) of Jason M. Lewis, Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis, Julian Cyr and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to provide resources for education and transportation through an additional tax on incomes in excess of one million dollars. Revenue.
S.37  SD.1452 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 37) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Harriette L. Chandler, Joan B. Lovely, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to remove the welfare benefit cap for children conceived while a family is receiving assistance. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.48  SD.1106 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 48) of Anne M. Gobi, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., William L. Crocker, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to an agricultural healthy incentives program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.58  SD.910 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 58) of Jason M. Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, James B. Eldridge, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to economic mobility for families with low-income. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.70  SD.1502 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 70) of Mark C. Montigny, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jason M. Lewis, Mike Connolly and others for legislation relative to abusive practices to change sexual orientation and gender identity in minors. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.86  HD.3300 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, House, No. 86) of James J. O'Day and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to provide resources for education and transportation through an additional tax on incomes in excess of one million dollars. Revenue.
H.104  HD.3043 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 104) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to aid to parents with dependent children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.140  HD.2848 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 140) of Kay Khan and others relative to abusive practices to change sexual orientation and gender identity in minors. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.145  HD.1083 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 145) of Paul W. Mark and others relative to establishing within the Department of Transitional Assistance an agricultural healthy incentives program operated in partnership with the Department of Agricultural Resources and the Department of Public Health. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.173  HD.2519 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 173) of Aaron Vega and others relative to economic mobility for families with low-income. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.263  SD.579 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 263) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Harriette L. Chandler, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student sex education. Education.
S.383  SD.664 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 383) of Michael J. Barrett, Joanne M. Comerford, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to restore financial transparency in presidential elections. Election Laws.
S.390  SD.1951 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 390) of Harriette L. Chandler, Elizabeth A. Malia, Andres X. Vargas, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to extend early voting for all elections. Election Laws.
S.396  SD.1695 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 396) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Rebecca L. Rausch, Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to election day registration. Election Laws.
S.401  SD.891 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 401) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Provost, Rebecca L. Rausch, Mike Connolly and others for legislation relative to corporations, shareholders, and political expenditures. Election Laws.
H.410  HD.827 By Messrs. Brodeur of Melrose and O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 410) of Paul Brodeur, James J. O'Day and others relative to sexual health education in public schools. Education.
S.414  SD.768 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 414) of Jason M. Lewis, Rebecca L. Rausch, Mike Connolly, Tami L. Gouveia and other members of the General Court for legislation to use of ranked choice voting in elections. Election Laws.
S.415  SD.1474 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 415) of Jason M. Lewis, Jonathan Hecht, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a citizens’ initiative review commission. Election Laws.
S.420  SD.1800 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 420) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Jason M. Lewis, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Tami L. Gouveia and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide a local option for ranked choice voting in municipal elections. Election Laws.
S.453  SD.1885 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 453) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Walter F. Timilty, Maria Duaime Robinson, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to environmental justice in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.462  SD.896 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 462) of James B. Eldridge, Lori A. Ehrlich, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to plastic bag reduction. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.464  SD.1824 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 464) of James B. Eldridge, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to environmental justice and toxics reduction in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.534  SD.587 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 534) of Bruce E. Tarr, Joan B. Lovely, Diana DiZoglio, Patrick Joseph Kearney and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect research animals. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.586  HD.434 By Representatives Vega of Holyoke and Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 586) of Aaron Vega, Mary S. Keefe and others relative to funding for public schools and the foundation budget review commission. Education.
H.635  HD.1999 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 635) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to providing a local option for ranked choice voting in municipal elections. Election Laws.
H.667  HD.3087 By Messrs. Hecht of Watertown and Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 667) of Jonathan Hecht, Bradford Hill and others for legislation to establish citizens' initiative ballot question review commission. Election Laws.
S.678  SD.1501 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 678) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Paul A. Schmid, III, Jason M. Lewis, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve public health through a common application for core food, health and safety-net programs. Health Care Financing.
H.681  HD.788 By Messrs. Livingstone of Boston and Vargas of Haverhill, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 681) of Jay D. Livingstone, Andres X. Vargas and others relative to early voting. Election Laws.
S.683  SD.2062 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 683) of James B. Eldridge, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Denise C. Garlick, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish Medicare for all in Massachusetts. Health Care Financing.
H.685  HD.3608 By Representatives Malia of Boston and Vargas of Haverhill, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 685) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Andres X. Vargas and others relative to election day voter registration. Election Laws.
H.690  HD.3890 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 690) of Aaron Michlewitz and others relative to bilingual ballots. Election Laws.
H.719  HD.815 By Messrs. Vargas of Haverhill and Madaro of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 719) of Andres X. Vargas and others relative to the use of ranked choice voting in certain elections. Election Laws.
S.736  SD.340 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 736) of William N. Brownsberger, Lori A. Ehrlich, Michael O. Moore, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a sexual assault climate survey for Massachusetts colleges and universities. Higher Education.
S.737  SD.390 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 737) of William N. Brownsberger, Joanne M. Comerford, Sonia Chang-Diaz, John C. Velis and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent bureaucratic overreach in the collection of student debt. Higher Education.
H.758  HD.3040 By Ms. DuBois of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 758) of Michelle M. DuBois and others relative to the adoption of certain research animals. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.763  HD.3339 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 763) 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.764  SD.817 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 764) of Michael O. Moore, Joan B. Lovely, Barry R. Finegold, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to sexual violence on higher education campuses. Higher Education.
H.764  HD.3543 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 764) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the adoption of certain research animals. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.773  SD.334 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 773) of Joseph A. Boncore, Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to support affordable housing with a local option for a fee to be applied to certain real estate transactions. Housing.
S.824  SD.526 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 824) of Joseph A. Boncore, Boston City Councilor, Lydia Edwards , Michael D. Brady, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote housing opportunity and mobility through eviction sealing (HOMES). The Judiciary.
S.905  SD.2094 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 905) of Julian Cyr, Jack Patrick Lewis, Rebecca L. Rausch, Dylan A. Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation to collect data on LGBTQI prisoners held in restrictive housing. The Judiciary.
H.993  HD.1291 By Mr. Gonzalez of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 993) of Carlos Gonzalez and others relative to community reinvestment goals for banks. Financial Services.
S.1043  SD.1241 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1043) of Joseph A. Boncore, Barry R. Finegold, Walter F. Timilty, Brian W. Murray and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to collective bargaining dues. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1066  SD.1464 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1066) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Harriette L. Chandler, Thomas M. Stanley, Walter F. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent wage theft, promote employer accountability, and enhance public enforcement. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1071  SD.1322 By Mr. Feeney, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1071) of Paul R. Feeney, Daniel J. Hunt, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Mike Connolly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to workplace safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1173  HD.791 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1173) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to applications for nutrition assistance and the development of a common application portal for state-administered needs-based benefits and services. Health Care Financing.
H.1182  HD.1547 By Representatives Miranda of Boston and Sabadosa of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1182) of Liz Miranda, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and others relative to Medicaid coverage for physical, emotional, and educational support services provided by trained professionals. Health Care Financing.
H.1196  HD.1555 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1196) of Thomas M. Stanley and others for legislation to establish a primary care physician workforce development and loan forgiveness grant program to be administered by the Department of Public Health. Health Care Financing.
H.1198  HD.3404 By Ms. Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1198) of Chynah Tyler and others for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. Health Care Financing.
H.1208  HD.599 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Brownsberger, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1208) of Lori A. Ehrlich, William N. Brownsberger and others for legislation to establish a task force on sexual assault climate surveys on the campuses of public and private institutions of higher education. Higher Education.
H.1209  HD.3294 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1209) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others relative to sexual violence on higher education campuses. Higher Education.
S.1234  SD.2085 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1234) of Julian Cyr, Jason M. Lewis, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Nick Collins and other members of the General Court for legislation modernizing childhood lead poisoning prevention. Public Health.
H.1239  HD.1349 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1239) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to provide high school graduates equal access to in-state tuition rates and financial aid in the higher education system. Higher Education.
H.1264  HD.2395 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1264) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to rental and mortgage arrearage assistance programs for certain households at risk of eviction or foreclosure. Housing.
H.1265  HD.2406 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1265) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to emergency housing assistance for certain eligible families. Housing.
S.1293  SD.916 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1293) of Jason M. Lewis, Harriette L. Chandler, James T. Welch, Paul A. Schmid, III and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote public health through the prevention and wellness trust fund. Public Health.
H.1341  HD.1126 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1341) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to reporting requirements for the Department of Corrections regarding the use of solitary confinement for LGBTQI prisoners. The Judiciary.
S.1401  SD.926 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1401) of James B. Eldridge, Ruth B. Balser, Liz Miranda, Nika C. Elugardo 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.1555  SD.50 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1555) of Jason M. Lewis, Paul A. Schmid, III, Jack Patrick Lewis, Sean Garballey and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to collective bargaining rights for employees of the committee for public counsel services. Public Service.
H.1596  HD.302 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1596) of Tackey Chan and others relative to collective bargaining dues. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1610  HD.3789 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1610) of Daniel M. Donahue and others for legislation to prevent wage theft, promote employer accountability, and enhance public enforcement. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1614  HD.3015 By Ms. DuBois of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1614) of Michelle M. DuBois and others relative to workplace safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1618  SD.746 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1618) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Diana DiZoglio, Mike Connolly, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to sustain community preservation revenue. Revenue.
H.1651  HD.3120 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1651) of Mary S. Keefe and others for legislation to establish a strong communities and workforce development fund to be reinvested in communities affected by incarceration. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1709  SD.822 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1709) of Jason M. Lewis, Kay Khan, Michael J. Barrett, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote healthy alternatives to sugary drinks. Revenue.
H.1769  HD.414 By Mr. Connolly of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1769) of Mike Connolly and others relative to supporting affordable housing with a local option for a fee to be applied to certain real estate transactions. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1924  SD.1817 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1924) of Michael J. Barrett, Kenneth I. Gordon, Paul A. Schmid, III, Carmine Lawrence Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to combat climate change. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2005  SD.757 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2005) of Marc R. Pacheco, Ruth B. Balser, William N. Brownsberger, Adam G. Hinds and other members of the General Court for legislation to secure a clean energy future. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2012  HD.2182 By Messrs. Vega of Holyoke and Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2012) of Aaron Vega, Tackey Chan and others relative to the funding and management of the Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund. Public Health.
S.2055  SD.2047 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2055) of Joanne M. Comerford, Rebecca L. Rausch, Michael J. Barrett, Natalie M. Blais and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to gender identity on Massachusetts identification. Transportation.
S.2061  SD.1143 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2061) of Brendan P. Crighton, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, Daniel Cahill and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to work and family mobility. Transportation.
H.2330  HD.1381 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2330) of Michael J. Moran and others relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee on Public Counsel Services. Public Service.
H.2529  HD.2898 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Santiago of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2529) of Kay Khan, Jon Santiago and others for legislation to impose an excise tax on distributors sugary drinks and promoting healthy alternatives to such drinks. Revenue.
H.2552  HD.3941 By Representative Malia of Boston and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2552) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Joanne M. Comerford and others for legislation to authorize cities and towns to impose local excise taxes on certain property sales. Revenue.
H.2623  HD.2563 By Mr. Scaccia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2623) of Angelo M. Scaccia and others relative to the tax credit for the containment or abatement of lead paint and further protecting children from lead paint contamination. Revenue.
H.2654  HD.3091 By Representatives Vargas of Haverhill and Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2654) of Andres X. Vargas, Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to authorize an excise tax on all electronic smoking devices or tobacco products. Revenue.
H.2810  HD.2370 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2810) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to the promotion green infrastructure and reduction of carbon emissions. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3012  HD.1719 By Representatives Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3012) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Christine P. Barber and others relative to the issuance of driver's licenses to certain persons unable to provide proof of lawful presence. Transportation.
H.3070  HD.840 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3070) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to gender identity on certain identification issued by the Registry of Motor Vehicles. Transportation.
H.3163  HD.3397 By Ms. Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3163) of Chynah Tyler and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to renaming the Dudley commuter rail station. Transportation.
H.3362  HD.185 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3362) of Jay D. Livingstone and others for legislation to repeal certain laws. The Judiciary.
H.3380  HD.3637 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3380) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to promoting family stability of incarcerated persons by further reforming criminal offender record information, increasing access to employment and preventing unfair accrual of debt. The Judiciary.
H.3457  HD.1903 By Representatives Vargas of Haverhill and Miranda of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3457) of Andres X. Vargas, Liz Miranda and others relative to parole. The Judiciary.
H.3566  HD.3815 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3566) of Michael J. Moran and others relative to certain court records in eviction actions. The Judiciary.
H.3573  HD.1520 By Representatives Balser of Newton and Miranda of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3573) of Ruth B. Balser, Liz Miranda and others relative to introductory and in-service training programs of law enforcement agencies in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.