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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Sally P. Kerans Democrat - 13th Essex

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H.87  HD.2679 By Representatives Garlick of Needham and Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 87) of Denise C. Garlick, Paul J. Donato and others relative to reports required to be filed by the Department of Children and Families.
H.88  An Act relative to accountability for vulnerable children and families
H.130  HD.1440 By Representatives Meschino of Hull and Tucker of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 130) of Joan Meschino, Paul F. Tucker and others for legislation to establish a comprehensive statewide policy concerning streaming entertainment services and the recovery of municipal costs for the management and maintenance of digital infrastructure. Advanced Information Technology, the Internet and Cybersecurity.
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.237  HD.1400 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 237) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to increase the rate of reimbursement for certain human services providers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.278  HD.376 By Mr. Xiarhos of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 278) of Steven G. Xiarhos and others relative to establishing a low vision registry. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.341  HD.260 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 341) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to establish fair and reasonable terms for providing diagnostic, service or repair information and services for digital electronic products. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.496  HD.1170 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 496) of John J. Lawn, Jr., and others relative to the process for and attempts by health care facilities at obtaining personal protective equipment to meet the standards in place at the Centers for Disease Control. Covid-19 and Emergency Preparedness and Management.
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.613  HD.1448 By Mr. Hawkins of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 613) of James K. Hawkins and others for legislation to cancel the administration of the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System or any other named statewide standardized assessment during the 2020-2021 school year. Education.
S.646  SD.1789 By Mr. Cronin, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 646) of John Cronin, Meghan Kilcoyne, Michael P. Kushmerek, David Allen Robertson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to supportive care for serious mental illness. Financial Services.
H.675  HD.2467 By Mr. Owens of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 675) of Steven C. Owens and others relative to addressing racial and cultural bias training in educator professional development. Education.
H.682  HD.3641 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 682) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for legislation to develop an alternative process for granting educator licensure to achieve educator diversity. Education.
H.692  HD.1167 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 692) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others relative to requiring instruction on the Holocaust and genocide in public schools. Education.
H.699  HD.3123 By Mr. Scanlon of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 699) of Adam J. Scanlon and others relative to vocational education. Education.
H.725  HD.1575 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 725) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the authority of the Attorney General to protect nursing home residents and other patients from abuse and neglect. Elder Affairs.
H.754  HD.1931 By Representatives Robertson of Tewksbury and Gouveia of Acton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 754) of David Allen Robertson, Tami L. Gouveia and others relative to oversight of long-term care by the Department of Public Health. Elder Affairs.
H.862  HD.1298 By Messrs. Boldyga of Southwick and Oliveira of Ludlow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 862) of Nicholas A. Boldyga, Jacob R. Oliveira and others relative to the regulation and availability of cottage foods. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.869  HD.3596 By Ms. Ciccolo of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 869) of Michelle L. Ciccolo and others relative to reducing single-use plastics from the environment. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.878  HD.1553 By Mr. Day of Stoneham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 878) of Michael S. Day and others relative to recycling costs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.879  HD.2946 By Representatives Campbell of Methuen and Ciccolo of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 879) of Linda Dean Campbell, Michelle L. Ciccolo and others for legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study competitive reuse, refill, repurpose and recycling industries. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1062  HD.3587 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1062) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to healthcare insurance coverage for supportive care for serious mental illness. Financial Services.
H.1168  HD.719 By Representatives Nguyen of Andover and Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1168) of Tram T. Nguyen, Christine P. Barber and others relative to the collection of consumer debt. Financial Services.
H.1171  HD.2349 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1171) of Alice Hanlon Peisch relative to dental insurance assignment of benefits. Financial Services.
H.1173  HD.2364 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1173) of Alice Hanlon Peisch relative to a dental insurance. Financial Services.
H.1223  HD.3247 By Representatives Connolly of Cambridge and Elugardo of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1223) of Mike Connolly, Nika C. Elugardo and others for legislation to establish the Massachusetts public bank. Financial Services.
H.1297  HD.2470 By Ms. Miranda of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1297) of Liz Miranda and others for legislation to extend MassHealth standard coverage to pregnant and postpartum residents of the Commonwealth. Health Care Financing.
H.1325  HD.1224 By Messrs. Garballey of Arlington and Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1325) of Sean Garballey, Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to provide adequate funding for the Commonwealth’s public institutions of higher education. Higher Education.
H.1364  HD.2882 By Ms. Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1364) of Chynah Tyler and others for legislation to authorize a waiver of tuition and mandatory fees for community college courses for certain low income and low- and moderate- income students. Higher Education.
H.1368  HD.2969 By Representatives Vargas of Haverhill and Domb of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1368) of Andres X. Vargas, Mindy Domb and others for legislation to establish the hunger-free campus initiative to address college student food insecurity and hunger on public higher education campuses. Higher Education.
H.1453  HD.3012 By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1453) of Brian M. Ashe and others relative to service of civil process fees. The Judiciary.
H.1615  HD.2550 By Mr. González of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1615) of Carlos González and others for legislation to establish a foreclosure review division. The Judiciary.
H.1701  HD.3872 By Representatives Jones of North Reading and Higgins of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1701) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Natalie M. Higgins and others relative to the testing of sexual assault evidence kits. The Judiciary.
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.1761  HD.3437 By Representatives Malia of Boston and Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1761) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Mary S. Keefe and others relative to prostitution justice and support for sex trade survivors. The Judiciary.
H.1819  HD.1653 By Ms. Nguyen of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1819) of Tram T. Nguyen and others for legislation to reform the hate crime statutes. The Judiciary.
H.1820  HD.2220 By Representatives Nguyen of Andover and Higgins of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1820) of Tram T. Nguyen, Natalie M. Higgins and others relative to protections for sexual assault survivors. The Judiciary.
H.1825  HD.3192 By Ms. Nguyen of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1825) of Tram T. Nguyen and others relative expungement and sealing of records. The Judiciary.
H.1900  HD.2830 By Ms. Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1900) of Chynah Tyler and others relative to telephone service for inmates in correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
H.1950  HD.253 By Mr. Cutler of Pembroke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1950) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to wage transparency. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1957  HD.1439 By Ms. Doherty of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1957) of Carol A. Doherty and others for legislation to develop a comprehensive strategic plan for reducing certified nursing assistant labor shortages. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1959  HD.967 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1959) of Daniel M. Donahue and others for legislation to prevent wage theft, promote employer accountability, and enhance public enforcement. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2031  HD.2219 By Ms. Nguyen of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2031) of Tram T. Nguyen and others relative to certain frontline healthcare workers experiencing symptoms of or being infected with COVID-19. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2053  HD.1607 By Mr. Tucker of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2053) of Paul F. Tucker and others relative to fairness in workers' compensation disfigurement benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2080  HD.1824 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2080) of Marjorie C. Decker and others that the Department of Mental Health establish a COVID-19 mental health pilot program. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2081  HD.2692 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2081) of Marjorie C. Decker and others for legislation to establish the behavioral health crisis and suicide prevention trust fund. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2083  HD.3673 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2083) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to behavioral health urgent care. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2089  HD.3974 By Ms. Fluker Oakley of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2089) of Brandy Fluker Oakley and others for legislation to require the determination of qualified mental health professionals prior to prisoners being placed on mental health watch. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2108  HD.2671 By Mr. Kushmerek of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2108) of Michael P. Kushmerek and others that the Department of Mental Health establish a pilot program of assertive community treatment to treat individuals under the age of 22. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2121  HD.2135 By Mr. Muratore of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2121) of Mathew J. Muratore and others relative to assisted outpatient therapy. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2267  HD.2928 By Representatives Domb of Amherst and Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2267) of Mindy Domb, Kimberly N. Ferguson and others for legislation to further regulate pelvic examinations. Public Health.
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.
H.2338  HD.2583 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2338) of Kay Khan and others relative to newborn screenings for congenital cytomegalovirus. Public Health.
H.2381  HD.1456 By Messrs. O'Day of West Boylston and Mahoney of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2381) of James J. O'Day, John J. Mahoney and others relative to end of life options. Public Health.
H.2399  HD.2246 By Ms. Sabadosa of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2399) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa and others relative to medical abortion or medication abortion at health centers at public institutions of higher education. Public Health.
H.2417  HD.1009 By Representatives Balser of Newton and Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2417) of Ruth B. Balser, Paul J. Donato and others relative to the installation of automatic sprinkler systems in certain new family dwellings. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2418  HD.1165 By Representatives Balser of Newton and Miranda of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2418) of Ruth B. Balser, Liz Miranda and others relative to local and state law enforcement involvement in federal immigration enforcement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2479  HD.2560 By Representatives Keefe of Worcester and Lewis of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2479) of Mary S. Keefe, Jack Patrick Lewis and others relative to military grade controlled property. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2525  Senate, September 13, 2021 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 370) of Michael O. Moore, John C. Velis and Eric P. Lesser for legislation to establish a hate crimes grant program; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1973) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Jason M. Lewis, Joan B. Lovely, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to advance and promote genocide education; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 563) of Michael S. Day and others relative to the establishment of a grant program for the education and prevention of hate crimes and incidences of bias in public schools; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 692) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others relative to requiring instruction on the Holocaust and genocide in public schools, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2525) (Representative Pease of Westfield dissenting).
H.2540  HD.2690 By Representative Walsh of Peabody and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2540) of Thomas P. Walsh, Joan B. Lovely and Sally P. Kerans relative to requiring human trafficking recognition training for certain hospitality workers. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2547  HD.326 By Mr. Xiarhos of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2547) of Steven G. Xiarhos and others relative to providing for the care and transportation of police dogs injured in the line of duty. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2557  Senate, October 14, 2021 -- The committee on Senate Ways and Means, to whom was referred the Senate Bill concerning genocide education (Senate, No. 2525),- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2557).
S.2583  Senate, November 17, 2021 -- The committee on Health Care Financing, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 738) of Joseph A. Boncore for legislation to protect pregnant and postpartum patients; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 799) of Joan B. Lovely, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., James J. O'Day, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand equitable access to maternal postpartum care; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1297) of Liz Miranda and others for legislation to extend MassHealth standard coverage to pregnant and postpartum residents of the Commonwealth, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2583).
H.2613  HD.948 By Mr. Day of Stoneham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2613) of Michael S. Day and others relative to insurance premium contribution levels for certain retirees. Public Service.
H.2620  HD.1802 By Ms. Doherty of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2620) of Carol A. Doherty and others for legislation to establish a retirement enhancement opportunity for certain members of the Massachusetts Teachers Retirement System. Public Service.
H.2664  HD.1491 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2664) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others relative to the cost of living adjustment for state and teacher retirees. Public Service.
S.2721  Senate, March 3, 2022 -- The committee on Labor and Workforce Development, to whom was referred the petitions (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; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1208) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Kay Khan, James B. Eldridge, Rebecca L. Rausch and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to wage transparency; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1950) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to wage transparency; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2020) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Liz Miranda and others relative to wage transparency in the workplace, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2721).
S.2731  Senate, February 28, 2022 -- The committee on Senate Ways and Means, to whom was referred the Senate Bill relative to expanding equitable access to maternal postpartum care (Senate, No. 2583),- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2731).
H.2748  HD.2856 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2748) of Jerald A. Parisella and Sally P. Kerans relative to estimated first pension payments to certain public retirees. Public Service.
H.2808  HD.1794 By Representative Zlotnik of Gardner and Senator Velis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2808) of Jonathan D. Zlotnik, John C. Velis and others relative to providing a COVID-19 retirement credit to essential public-sector workers. Public Service.
H.3178  HD.371 By Representative Jones of North Reading and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3178) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr and Sally P. Kerans relative to finalizing the transfer of certain state-owned land in the town of Middleton. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3257  HD.3554 By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3257) of F. Jay Barrows and others relative to municipal light plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3289  HD.4039 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3289) of Marjorie C. Decker and others for legislation to expand the bottle bill to include any drinkable liquid intended for human oral consumption. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3292  HD.1972 By Mr. Driscoll of Milton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3292) of William J. Driscoll, Jr., and others relative to a green future with infrastructure and workforce investments. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3296  HD.2323 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3296) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to improving gas safety in excavation. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3306  HD.1547 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3306) of Sean Garballey and others relative to improving outdoor lighting and increasing dark-sky visibility. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3354  HD.3552 By Representatives Moran of Lawrence and Minicucci of North Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3354) of Frank A. Moran, Christina A. Minicucci and others relative to eliminating gas leaks. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3452  HD.3709 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3452) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the issuance of confidential registration plates for certain members of the judiciary. Transportation.
H.3456  HD.448 By Representatives Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3456) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Christine P. Barber and others relative to eligibility for application for motor vehicle learners' permits and drivers' licenses. Transportation.
H.3549  HD.1888 By Messrs. Moran of Boston and Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3549) of William M. Straus, Christina A. Minicucci and others for legislation to establish standardized analysis tools to be used to report crashes and incidents involving cyclists, other vulnerable users or pedestrians. Transportation.
H.3718  HD.3980 By Representatives Fernandes of Falmouth and Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3718) of Dylan A. Fernandes, Chynah Tyler and others for legislation to establish a permanent commission on anti-racist education to develop anti-racist curriculum for the public schools. Education.
H.3735  HD.3418 By Ms. Elugardo of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3735) of Nika C. Elugardo and others for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor setting apart the month of September as polycystic ovary syndrome awareness month. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.4270  An Act prohibiting non consensual pelvic examinations
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.4459  An Act relative to work and family mobility during and subsequent to the COVID-19 emergency
H.4461  An Act relative to work and family mobility
H.4470  House bill No. 4461, as amended and passed to be engrossed by the House. February 16, 2022.
H.4528  HD.4850 By Representative Walsh of Peabody and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4528) of Thomas P. Walsh, Joan B. Lovely and Sally P. Kerans (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to voting precinct 3 of ward 4 in the city of Peabody. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4539  An Act relative to educator diversity
H.4558  HD.4861 By Representative Belsito of Topsfield and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jamie Zahlaway Belsito and Joan B. Lovely for legislation to establish a pregnancy loss awareness program within Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.4681  An Act to prevent wage theft, promote employer accountability, and enhance public enforcement.
H.4694  An Act to establish a Higher Education Review Commission
H.4697  An Act establishing the Massachusetts hunger-free campus initiative
H.4749  An Act relative to fairness in debt collection
H.4780  An Act to improve quality and oversight of long-term care
H.4805  The committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two branches with reference to the Senate amendment of the House Bill relative to work and family mobility (House, No. 4547), reports recommending passage of the accompanying bill (House, No. 4805).
H.4821  An Act to require public universities to provide medication abortion
H.4827  An Act to reduce single-use plastics from the environment
H.4851  An Act to save recycling costs in the commonwealth
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.