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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz Democrat - Second Suffolk

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S.47  SD.2134 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 47) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate face surveillance. Advanced Information Technology, the Internet and Cybersecurity.
S.63  SD.2072 By Mr. Collins, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 63) of Nick Collins, Michael O. Moore, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Adam G. Hinds and others for legislation to promote social equity and economic empowerment in the cannabis industry. Cannabis Policy.
S.70  SD.2031 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 70) of Ryan C. Fattman and Colleen M. Garry for legislation to further define eligibility for medical use marijuana. Cannabis Policy.
S.72  SD.2021 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 72) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Sonia Chang-Diaz and Adam Gomez for legislation to ensure equitable host community agreements and increase small business opportunity. Cannabis Policy.
S.73  SD.444 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 73) of Jason M. Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford and Sonia Chang-Diaz for legislation relative to the expungement of convictions for marijuana possession. Cannabis Policy.
S.96  SD.430 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 96) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jack Patrick Lewis, Thomas M. Stanley, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to lift kids out of deep poverty. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.117  SD.1107 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 117) of John F. Keenan, Michael O. Moore, Susannah M. Whipps, John Barrett, III and other members of the General Court for legislation to update terminology and investigative practices related to the protection of persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.120  SD.1630 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 120) of Eric P. Lesser, Joan B. Lovely, Michael J. Barrett, Susannah M. Whipps and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a loan repayment program for human service workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.122  SD.1744 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 122) of Joan B. Lovely, Joanne M. Comerford, Michael O. Moore, Brendan P. Crighton and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to persons with developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.199  HD.1158 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 199) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the payment standards for monthly benefits for parents with dependent children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.218  HD.1801 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 218) of Sean Garballey and others relative to updating terminology and investigative practices related to the protection of persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.261  HD.2007 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 261) of James J. O'Day and others relative to persons with developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.294  SD.417 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 294) of Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Adam G. Hinds and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit the use of Native American mascots by public schools in the Commonwealth. Education.
S.318  SD.2178 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 318) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Christina A. Minicucci, Vanna Howard, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student sex education. Education.
S.362  SD.1307 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 362) of Jason M. Lewis, Susan L. Moran, Rebecca L. Rausch, Eric P. Lesser and other members of the Senate for legislation to provide affordable and accessible high quality early education and care to promote child development and well-being and support the economy in the Commonwealth. Education.
S.459  SD.1002 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 459) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Eric P. Lesser, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to foster voter opportunities, trust, equity and security. Election Laws.
S.474  SD.2458 By Mr. Hinds, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 474) of Adam G. Hinds, Erika Uyterhoeven, James B. Eldridge, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the voting rights of eligible incarcerated people. Election Laws.
S.484  SD.39 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 484) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Maria Duaime Robinson, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Danillo A. Sena and other members of the General Court for legislation to modernize access and improving laws in voting. Election Laws.
S.485  SD.241 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 485) of Rebecca L. Rausch and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to provide a local option for ranked choice voting in municipal elections. Election Laws.
S.504  SD.1923 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 504) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Lori A. Ehrlich and Jack Patrick Lewis for legislation to establish the municipal reforestation program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.576  SD.487 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 576) of Jason M. Lewis, Lori A. Ehrlich, Steven G. Xiarhos, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to ivory and rhonoceros horn trafficking. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.581  HD.646 By Representatives Elugardo of Boston and Gouveia of Acton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 581) of Nika C. Elugardo, Tami L. Gouveia and others relative to prohibiting the use of Native American mascots by public schools in the Commonwealth. Education.
H.605  HD.1960 By Messrs. Gordon of Bedford and Madaro of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 605) of Kenneth I. Gordon, Adrian C. Madaro and others relative to affordable and accessible high quality early education and care to promote child development and well-being and support the economy. Education.
S.613  SD.2 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 613) of Bruce E. Tarr, Tommy Vitolo, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Steven G. Xiarhos and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect research animals. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.673  HD.3454 By Representatives O'Day of West Boylston and Howard of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 673) of James J. O'Day, Vanna Howard and others relative to public schools choosing to teach human sexual education or human sexuality issues. Education.
S.756  SD.1285 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 756) of Julian Cyr, Elizabeth A. Malia, Patrick M. O'Connor, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to step therapy and patient safety. Health Care Financing.
S.761  SD.1015 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 761) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Michael O. Moore, Harriette L. Chandler 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.
S.766  SD.546 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 766) of James B. Eldridge, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Jack Patrick Lewis, Paul R. Feeney and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish medicare for all in Massachusetts. Health Care Financing.
S.829  SD.426 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 829) of James B. Eldridge, Natalie M. Higgins, Maria Duaime Robinson, Brian W. Murray and other members of the General Court for legislation to guarantee debt-free public higher education. Higher Education.
S.846  SD.1763 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 846) of Joan B. Lovely, Michael J. Barrett, Jack Patrick Lewis, 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.871  SD.2313 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 871) of Brendan P. Crighton, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation relative to housing production. Housing.
S.874  SD.1906 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 874) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, Carlos González and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote housing stability and homelessness prevention through a right to counsel pilot program in Massachusetts in response to the COVID-emergency. Housing.
S.889  SD.1667 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 889) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jack Patrick Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico, Carmine Lawrence Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the stabilization of rents and evictions in towns and cities facing distress in the housing market. Housing.
S.890  SD.1672 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 890) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jack Patrick Lewis, Carlos González, Erika Uyterhoeven and other members of the General Court for legislation to guarantee a tenant’s first right of refusal. Housing.
S.891  SD.1802 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 891) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Adam Gomez, Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent COVID-19 evictions and foreclosures and promote an equitable housing recovery.. Housing.
S.898  SD.1899 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 898) of Joan B. Lovely, Diana DiZoglio, Jack Patrick Lewis, Paul F. Tucker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Massachusetts rental voucher program. Housing.
H.905  HD.3032 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Creem, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 905) of Lori A. Ehrlich, Cynthia Stone Creem and others for legislation to establish a municipal reforestation program within the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.920  SD.697 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 920) of Joseph A. Boncore, Cindy F. Friedman, Jack Patrick Lewis, Elizabeth A. Malia and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote public safety and better outcomes for young adults. The Judiciary.
S.921  SD.798 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 921) of Joseph A. Boncore, Boston City Councilor, Lydia Edwards, Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote housing opportunity and mobility through eviction sealing (HOMES). The Judiciary.
S.937  SD.292 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 937) of Harriette L. Chandler, Kay Khan, Jack Patrick Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to end child marriage in Massachusetts. The Judiciary.
S.980  SD.1355 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 980) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Jack Patrick Lewis, Kay Khan, Christopher Hendricks and other members of the General Court for legislation to expunge juvenile and young adult records. The Judiciary.
S.1037  SD.1642 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1037) of Cindy F. Friedman and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to provide easier and greater access to record sealing. The Judiciary.
S.1133  SD.1234 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1133) of Bruce E. Tarr, Kay Khan, Thomas M. Stanley, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to parentage to promote children's security. The Judiciary.
S.1173  SD.2371 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1173) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Patricia D. Jehlen, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to employment protections for victims of abusive behavior. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1179  SD.774 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1179) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Eric P. Lesser, Jason M. Lewis, Diana DiZoglio 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.1196  SD.1100 By Mr. Feeney, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1196) of Paul R. Feeney, James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to transparency in the workplace. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1213  SD.1811 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1213) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Paul W. Mark, Jack Patrick Lewis, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation to require one fair wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1215  SD.1989 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1215) of Patricia D. Jehlen, James B. Eldridge, Michael O. Moore, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to employee definition harmonization. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1222  SD.386 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1222) of Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Adam G. Hinds and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to emergency paid sick time. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1267  HD.2656 By Representatives Garlick of Needham and Sabadosa of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1267) of Denise C. Garlick, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and others relative to providing access to health care services for all residents through a single payer Medicare for all health care financing system. Health Care Financing.
H.1290  HD.1500 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1290) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to nutrition assistance programs and the development of a common application portal for state-administered needs-based benefits and services. Health Care Financing.
H.1339  HD.1148 By Ms. Higgins of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1339) of Natalie M. Higgins and others relative to free public higher education. Higher Education.
H.1377  HD.1911 By Mr. Connolly of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1377) of Mike Connolly and others for legislation to authorize cities and towns to impose a fee up to 2 per cent of the purchase price upon the transfer of certain real property. Housing.
S.1384  SD.801 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1384) of Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Susan L. Moran, John Barrett, III and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to end of life options. Public Health.
S.1386  SD.1067 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1386) of Joanne M. Comerford, Hannah Kane, Thomas M. Stanley, Susannah M. Whipps and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to accelerate improvements to the local and regional public health system to address disparities in the delivery of public health services. Public Health.
H.1436  HD.2441 By Messrs. Rogers of Cambridge and Day of Stoneham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1436) of David M. Rogers, Michael S. Day and others for legislation to establish a statewide right to counsel program for evictions to promote housing stability and prevent homelessness. Housing.
S.1445  SD.748 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1445) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Michael J. Barrett, Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase access to disposable menstrual products in prisons, homeless shelters, and public schools. Public Health.
S.1454  SD.300 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1454) of Eric P. Lesser, Anne M. Gobi, Cindy F. Friedman, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation to streamline COVID-19 vaccination sign-up in Massachusetts. Public Health.
S.1515  SD.699 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1515) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Liz Miranda, Mindy Domb and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equity in COVID-19 vaccination. Public Health.
S.1517  SD.1499 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1517) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Paul J. Donato, Andres X. Vargas, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote community immunity. Public Health.
S.1559  SD.800 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1559) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Joanne M. Comerford, Thomas M. Stanley, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to inmate telephone calls. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1579  SD.532 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1579) of James B. Eldridge, Ruth B. Balser, Liz Miranda, Jack Patrick 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.1629  SD.1782 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1629) of Michael O. Moore, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Michael D. Brady, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Architectural Access Board. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1709  HD.718 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1709) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to prohibit marriage of minors. The Judiciary.
H.1763  HD.3843 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1763) of Elizabeth A. Malia relative to the sealing of certain records. The Judiciary.
H.1797  HD.3275 By Representatives Miranda of Boston and Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1797) of Liz Miranda, Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to parole and establishing a restorative justice program. The Judiciary.
H.1826  HD.1432 By Representatives O'Day of West Boylston and Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1826) of James J. O'Day, Kay Khan and others relative to the age of criminal majority. The Judiciary.
S.1853  SD.611 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1853) of James B. Eldridge, Joanne M. Comerford, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the imposition of an excise tax to provide for climate change adaptation infrastructure and affordable housing investments in the Commonwealth. Revenue.
S.2028  SD.698 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2028) of Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Michael D. Brady, Maria Duaime Robinson and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the podokesaurus holyokensis as the official dinosaur of the commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2030  SD.1774 By Ms. Comerford, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2030) of Joanne M. Comerford, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Jack Patrick Lewis, Erika Uyterhoeven and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a jail and prison construction moratorium. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2135  SD.1418 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2135) of Joseph A. Boncore, Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to energy facilities siting reform to address environmental justice, climate, and public health. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2136  SD.2205 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2136) of Joseph A. Boncore, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to transition Massachusetts to clean electricity, heating, and transportation. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2148  SD.2340 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2148) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Lori A. Ehrlich and Jack Patrick Lewis for legislation relative to the future of heat in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2152  SD.2306 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2152) of Brendan P. Crighton, Christina A. Minicucci and James B. Eldridge for legislation to establish the gateway cities renewable, efficient, and electrified neighborhoods initiative. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2165  SD.159 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2165) of James B. Eldridge, Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis, Tami L. Gouveia and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase solar rooftop energy. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2197  SD.2381 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2197) of Eric P. Lesser, Adam Gomez, Jay D. Livingstone, Orlando Ramos and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent biomass energy to protect the air we breathe. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2201  HD.2338 By Mr. Ryan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2201) of Daniel J. Ryan (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to the Zoning Board of Appeal in the city of Boston. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2232  SD.2114 By Ms. Rausch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2232) of Rebecca L. Rausch, Joanne M. Comerford, Maria Duaime Robinson and James B. Eldridge for legislation to establish building energy performance standards. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2261  SD.1557 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2261) of Joseph A. Boncore, Joan B. Lovely, David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf, Barry R. Finegold and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish free access to ride to elections in Massachusetts (FARE). Transportation.
H.2271  HD.2403 By Messrs. Donato of Medford and Vargas of Haverhill, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2271) of Paul J. Donato, Andres X. Vargas and others for legislation to establish an immunization program within the Department of Public Health for certain child care centers, schools, camps and institutions of higher education. Public Health.
S.2289  SD.273 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2289) of Brendan P. Crighton, Adam Gomez, Harriette L. Chandler, Adam G. Hinds and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to work and family mobility during and subsequent to the COVID-19 emergency. Transportation.
S.2292  SD.1320 By Mr. Crighton, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2292) of Brendan P. Crighton, Steven C. Owens, Jack Patrick Lewis, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation relative to public transit electrification. Transportation.
H.2329  HD.1712 By Representatives Kane of Shrewsbury and Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2329) of Hannah Kane, Denise C. Garlick and others relative to improvements to the local and regional public health systems to address disparities in the delivery of public health services. Public Health.
S.2340  SD.1541 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2340) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Harriette L. Chandler, Adam Gomez and Christine P. Barber for legislation relative to fare free buses. Transportation.
H.2354  HD.651 By Representatives Livingstone of Boston and Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2354) of Jay D. Livingstone, Christine P. Barber and others relative to access to disposable menstrual products in prisons, homeless shelters, and public schools. Public Health.
H.2370  HD.1283 By Representatives Miranda of Boston and Domb of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2370) of Liz Miranda, Mindy Domb and others relative to providing for equity in the administering of COVID-19 vaccinations. Public Health.
S.2493  Senate, July 19, 2021 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 294) of Joanne M. Comerford, Jack Patrick Lewis, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Adam G. Hinds and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit the use of Native American mascots by public schools in the Commonwealth; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 581) of Nika C. Elugardo, Tami L. Gouveia and others relative to prohibiting the use of Native American mascots by public schools in the Commonwealth, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2493).
S.2495  Senate, July 19, 2021 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 318) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Christina A. Minicucci, Vanna Howard, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student sex education; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 615) of Natalie M. Higgins, Jack Patrick Lewis and others for legislation to authorize a consent program to prevent and reduce the incidence of sexual assault; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 673) of James J. O'Day, Vanna Howard and others relative to public schools choosing to teach human sexual education or human sexuality issues, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2495).
S.2519  Senate, September 2, 2021 -- The committee on Transportation, to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2261) of Joseph A. Boncore, Joan B. Lovely, David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf, Barry R. Finegold and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish free access to ride to elections in Massachusetts (FARE), reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2519).
S.2534  An Act relative to healthy youth
S.2541  Senate, September 23, 2021 -- Text of the Senate Bill relative to healthy youth (being the text of Senate, No. 2534, printed as amended)
S.2545  SENATE, Thursday, September 30, 2021 - The committee on Ways and Means to whom was referred the Senate Bill fostering voter opportunities, trust, equity and security (Senate, No. 459),-- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2545).
S.2554  Senate, October 6, 2021 -- Text of the Senate Bill fostering voter opportunities, trust, equity and security (being the text of Senate, No. 2545, printed as amended)
S.2579  Text of amendment #5 (Senator Moore) to the House bill relative to immediate COVID-19 recovery needs (House, No. 4234).
S.2607  SD.2588 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2607) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Joanne M. Comerford and Cindy F. Friedman for legislation to stop mass shootings. The Judiciary.
S.2660  Senate, February 7, 2022 -- The committee on Cannabis Policy, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 63) of Nick Collins, Michael O. Moore, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Adam G. Hinds and others for legislation to promote social equity and economic empowerment in the cannabis industry; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 65) of Julian Cyr relative to social consumption sites; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 67) of Julian Cyr for legislation relative to host community agreements; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 68) of Diana DiZoglio for legislation to encourage transparency in host community agreements; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 72) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Sonia Chang-Diaz and Adam Gomez for legislation to ensure equitable host community agreements and increase small business opportunity; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 77) of Susan L. Moran for legislation to support partnerships between the cannabis industry and municipalities, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2660).
S.2672  Senate, February 10, 2022 -- The committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 943) of Sonia Chang-Diaz and Kay Khan for legislation to address investigations of reports of abuse and neglect; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1097) of Mark C. Montigny, Steven G. Xiarhos, Jack Patrick Lewis, Adam J. Scanlon and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the issuance of citations for cruel conditions for animals; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1111) of Michael O. Moore, Steven G. Xiarhos, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jessica Ann Giannino and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the ownership of pets by convicted animal abusers; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1651) of Bradford Hill relative to the penalty for the abuse of certain animals; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1652) of Bradford Hill relative to the penalty for the abuse of certain animals; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1656) of Bradford Hill for legislation to protect animals from convicted animal abusers; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1716) of Kay Khan and others relative to investigations of reports of abuse and neglect; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1824) of Tram T. Nguyen, Bradford Hill and others relative to convicted animal abusers; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1840) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., and others for legislation to impose penalties for cruel conditions for animals, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2672).
S.2722  Senate, March 3, 2022 -- The committee on Labor and Workforce Development, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1156) of Michael J. Barrett, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, James B. Eldridge and Danillo A. Sena for legislation to ensure bereavement leave; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1166) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Elizabeth A. Malia, Michael D. Brady, Patrick M. O'Connor and others for legislation to provide bereavement leave to employees in Massachusetts; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1976) of Sean Garballey and David M. Rogers relative to bereavement leave under the family and medical leave act, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2722).
S.2730  Senate, February 28, 2022 -- The committee on Senate Ways and Means, to whom was referred the Senate Bill to increase access to disposable menstrual products in prisons, homeless shelters, and public schools (Senate, No. 1445) (also based on Senate, No. 2016),- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft entitled "An Act to increase access to disposable menstrual products" (Senate, No. 2730).
S.2801  An Act relative to equity in the cannabis industry
S.2815  Senate, April 7, 2022 -- The committee on Higher Education to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 846) of Joan B. Lovely, Michael J. Barrett, Jack Patrick Lewis, 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, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2815).
S.2823  Senate, April 7, 2022 -- Text of the Senate Bill relative to equity in the cannabis industry (being the text of Senate, No. 2801, printed as amended)
S.2837  Senate, April 19, 2022 -- The committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 980) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Jack Patrick Lewis, Kay Khan, Christopher Hendricks and other members of the General Court for legislation to expunge juvenile and young adult records; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1531) of Marjorie C. Decker, Kay Khan and others relative to the expungement of juvenile and young adult records, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2837).
S.2883  Senate, May 19, 2022 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 288) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Elizabeth A. Malia, Patrick M. O'Connor and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to universal prekindergarten access; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 312) of Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to improve literacy skills; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 317) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael O. Moore, Brendan P. Crighton, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to rates of payment for early childhood education and care programs; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 319) of Sal N. DiDomenico and James B. Eldridge for legislation to ensure high quality pre-kindergarten education; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 320) of Diana DiZoglio for legislation to establish an online system to process background checks by the Department of Early Education and Care; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 339) of Adam Gomez for legislation to create a disproportionate share childcare provider fund; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 358) of Jason M. Lewis and Jack Patrick Lewis for legislation to preserve early education support for families; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 362) of Jason M. Lewis, Susan L. Moran, Rebecca L. Rausch, Eric P. Lesser and other members of the Senate for legislation to provide affordable and accessible high quality early education and care to promote child development and well-being and support the economy in the Commonwealth; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 393) of Walter F. Timilty, James M. Murphy and Hannah Kane for legislation to strengthen the background checks process, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2883).
S.2903  Provider Access
S.2921  Senate, June 9, 2022 -- The committee on Health Care Financing, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 745) of Sonia Chang-Diaz and Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to preventing discrimination against persons with disabilities in the provision of health care; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1256) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to preventing discrimination against persons with disabilities in the provision of health care, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2921).
S.2924  Senate, June 9, 2022 -- Report of the committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two branches with reference to the House amendment to the Senate Bill fostering voter opportunities, trust, equity and security (Senate, No. 2554) (amended by the House by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of House document numbered 4367; and by inserting an before the enacting clause an emergency preamble),-- reports, a “Bill fostering voter opportunities, trust, equity and security" (Senate, No. 2924).
S.2970  Senate, July 7, 2022 -- The committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security, to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1552) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to create alternatives for community emergency services, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2970).
S.2973  An Act to expand access to high-quality, affordable early education and care
S.2997  Senate, July 7, 2022 -- Text of the Senate Bill to expand access to high-quality, affordable early education and care (being the text of Senate, No. 2979, printed as amended)
S.3041  Educator Workforce Diversity
S.3046  Promoting inclusive entrepreneurship and economic justice
S.3047  HOMES ACT (Housing Opportunity and Mobility Eviction Sealing)
S.3096  An Act relative to equity in the cannabis industry
H.3190  HD.1392 By Representatives Lewis of Framingham and Domb of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3190) of Jack Patrick Lewis, Mindy Domb and others relative to establishing the official dinosaur of the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3204  HD.3927 By Representatives Miranda of Boston and Elugardo of Boston, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 3204) of Liz Miranda, Nika C. Elugardo and others Resolve providing for the creation of a commemorative memorial portrait in the Massachusetts State House in honor of State Representative Doris Bunte. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3278  HD.3098 By Messrs. Connolly of Cambridge and Lewis of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3278) of Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis and others relative to establishing solar neighborhoods. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3288  HD.3551 By Representatives Decker of Cambridge and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3288) of Marjorie C. Decker, Sean Garballey and others relative to transitioning to clean electricity, heating and transportation. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3298  HD.3472 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Creem, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3298) of Lori A. Ehrlich, Cynthia Stone Creem and others relative to providing the opportunity for natural gas customers to connect to non-emitting renewable thermal infrastructure and to establish a gas transition trust fund. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3320  HD.3029 By Representatives Higgins of Leominster and Kushmerek of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3320) of Natalie M. Higgins, Michael P. Kushmerek and others for legislation to establish a program within the Department of Energy Resources to retrofit existing low income and moderate income housing in qualifying municipalities to be highly energy efficient. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3333  HD.3753 By Messrs. Livingstone of Boston and Ramos of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3333) of Jay D. Livingstone, Orlando Ramos and others relative to biomass energy. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3336  HD.3679 By Mr. Madaro of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3336) of Adrian C. Madaro and others relative to energy facilities siting reform to address environmental justice, climate, and public health. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3366  HD.3385 By Ms. Robinson of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3366) of Maria Duaime Robinson and others relative to developing energy performance standards for large buildings. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3403  HD.2454 By Representatives Barber of Somerville and LeBoeuf of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3403) of Christine P. Barber, David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf and others for legislation to establish a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority pilot program for fare free buses. Transportation.
H.3526  HD.3278 By Mr. Madaro of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3526) of Adrian C. Madaro and others that the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority implement a low-income fare program to provide free or discounted transit fares for certain riders. Transportation.
H.3559  HD.2144 By Representatives Owens of Watertown and Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3559) of Steven C. Owens, Christine P. Barber and others relative to electric vehicles and the electrification of public transportation. Transportation.
H.4111  HD.4453 By Ms. Miranda of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4111) of Liz Miranda (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the Boston Retirement System be authorized to establish an alternative superannuation retirement benefit program for certain educators and nurses. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4328  An Act relative to accelerating improvements to the local and regional public health system to address disparities in the delivery of public health services
H.4481  An Act relative to low income transit fares
H.4899  An Act authorizing the commissioner of the division of capital asset management to convey certain former Boston State Hospital land in the city of Boston
H.5104  An Act relative to accelerating improvements to the local and regional public health system to address disparities in the delivery of public health services
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.