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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.63  SD.2072 By Mr. Collins, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 63) of Nick Collins and Michael O. Moore for legislation to promote social equity and economic empowerment in the cannabis industry. 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.
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.
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.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.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.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.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.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.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.
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.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.
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.
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.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).
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.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.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.