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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Thomas P. Kennedy Served 2009 - 2015 Democrat - Second Plymouth and Bristol

Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
S.81  SD.1728 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 81) of John F. Keenan, Tom Sannicandro, Thomas J. Calter, Elizabeth A. Malia and other members of the General Court for legislation to the protect persons with a disability. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.98  SD.516 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 98) of Marc R. Pacheco, Antonio F. D. Cabral, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Colleen M. Garry and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure accountability in the Department of Transitional Assistance. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.234  SD.1640 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 234) of Karen E. Spilka, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Jason M. Lewis, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to create an innovative communities program. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.260  SD.574 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 260) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Benjamin Swan, Linda Dorcena Forry, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the educational outcomes of expectant and parenting students. Education.
S.286  SD.720 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 286) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Marjorie C. Decker, Paul R. Heroux, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide immediate childcare assistance to homeless families. Education.
S.291  SD.1066 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 291) of Anne M. Gobi, Joan B. Lovely, Claire D. Cronin, Todd M. Smola and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to geography education. Education.
H.319  HD.1129 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 319) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to turnaround plans for underperforming schools. Education.
H.320  HD.1135 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 320) of Michael D. Brady and others for legislation to prohibit the management of charter schools by for-profit entities. Education.
S.326  SD.223 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 326) of Marc R. Pacheco, Frank I. Smizik, Denise Provost, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a moratorium for charter schools. Education.
S.336  SD.1012 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 336) of Karen E. Spilka, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Lori A. Ehrlich, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote global trade and economic development through dual language and bi-literacy. Education.
S.367  SD.148 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 367) of Michael F. Rush, Stephen L. DiNatale, Josh S. Cutler, Dennis A. Rosa and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the adopt a senior program. Elder Affairs.
H.386  HD.2207 By Messrs. Gordon of Bedford and Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 386) of Kenneth I. Gordon, James M. Cantwell and others relative to social media password privacy for school students. Education.
H.404  HD.1481 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 404) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to ensure that students with disabilities have an opportunity to participate in physical education. Education.
H.432  HD.1395 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 432) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Thomas P. Kennedy and Denise C. Garlick that the Commissioner of the Department of Early Education and Care be directed to ensure reasonable assignment levels for day care centers and family day care homes. Education.
S.439  SD.466 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 439) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Lori A. Ehrlich, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure continued humane animal care and protect family farms in Massachusetts. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.440  SD.648 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 440) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Josh S. Cutler, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.446  SD.447 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 446) of Michael O. Moore, Timothy R. Madden, Brian R. Mannal, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the enforcement of illegal hunting practices. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.485  SD.1790 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 485) of Harriette L. Chandler, Kimberly N. Ferguson, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to cognitive rehabilitation. Financial Services.
H.494  HD.1322 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 494) of Thomas M. Stanley and others for legislation to exempt employees of public school districts from fees associated with background checks. Education.
S.502  SD.985 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 502) of Anne M. Gobi, Harriette L. Chandler, Marc R. Pacheco, Brian A. Joyce and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Lyme Disease treatment coverage. Financial Services.
H.509  HD.1096 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 509) of Timothy R. Whelan and others for legislation to exempt regional school transportation funds from the Governor’s ability to make reductions due to revenue deficiencies. Education.
H.549  HD.2646 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 549) of Diana DiZoglio and others that public school students of voting age be instructed on the voter registration process and provided access to voter registration forms. Election Laws.
S.581  SD.1031 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 581) of James B. Eldridge, Geoff Diehl, Sheila C. Harrington, Thomas P. Kennedy and others for legislation to ensure access to medications. Health Care Financing.
S.585  SD.408 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 585) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Stephen L. DiNatale, Angelo M. Scaccia, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide equitable access to behavorial health for MassHealth consumers. Health Care Financing.
H.645  HD.3405 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 645) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to increase the annual stipend for members of the Commonwealth’s hazardous material response teams. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.723  SD.39 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 723) of Daniel A. Wolf, Timothy R. Madden, Jay D. Livingstone, Michelle M. DuBois and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to compliance of condominium associations. Housing.
H.870  HD.746 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 870) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to access to generic medications and pharmacy reimbursements for the cost of drugs, medical products or devices. Financial Services.
H.881  HD.534 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 881) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the cancellation of certain health insurance policies. Financial Services.
S.962  SD.315 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 962) of Cynthia S. Creem, Michael O. Moore, Jason M. Lewis, Ryan C. Fattman and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to employees social media privacy protection. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.966  SD.673 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 966) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Chris Walsh, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.983  SD.1423 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 983) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Karen E. Spilka, Harriette L. Chandler, Jay D. Livingstone and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish pay equity. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.999  SD.310 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 999) of Marc R. Pacheco, Theodore C. Speliotis, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to further define standards of employee safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1049  SD.503 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1049) of Michael O. Moore, Jose F. Tosado, Leonard Mirra, Timothy R. Whelan and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate synthetic heroin. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1064  HD.840 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator L’Italien, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1064) of Tom Sannicandro and others relative to creating higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities. Higher Education.
S.1064  SD.1767 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1064) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Mathew Muratore, Susan Williams Gifford, Thomas J. Calter and other members of the General Court relative to the establishment of a county stabilization fund. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1072  SD.902 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1072) of James B. Eldridge, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Jason M. Lewis, Susan Williams Gifford and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect abandoned animals in vacant properties. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1103  SD.974 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1103) of Karen E. Spilka, Timothy R. Madden, Josh S. Cutler, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animals during pet sales. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1197  HD.211 By Representative Brady of Brockton and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1197) of Michael D. Brady, John F. Keenan and others for legislation to further regulate the reporting requirements of mortgages secured by residential property. The Judiciary.
S.1206  SD.235 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1206) of Marc R. Pacheco, James J. O'Day, Chris Walsh, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to patient safety. Public Health.
H.1287  HD.1591 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1287) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to the procedures for access to email of decedents. The Judiciary.
H.1306  HD.1991 By Representative Frost of Auburn and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1306) of Paul K. Frost, Michael O. Moore and others relative to penalties for the unauthorized sale of veterans’ grave markers. The Judiciary.
S.1334  SD.951 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1334) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Ryan C. Fattman, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to assessments made by the state board of retirement to certain regional school districts. Public Service.
S.1346  SD.898 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1346) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Thomas M. McGee, Jason M. Lewis, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Option (d) beneficiaries. Public Service.
S.1382  SD.336 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1382) of John F. Keenan, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Thomas M. McGee, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to GIC dental and vision benefits for municipal employees. Public Service.
S.1400  SD.368 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1400) of Thomas M. McGee, Brian M. Ashe, Jason M. Lewis and Barbara L'Italien for legislation to further regulate group insurance benefits for state employees and retired state employees. Public Service.
S.1429  SD.689 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1429) of Michael F. Rush, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Paul McMurtry, Daniel J. Ryan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to surviving family of emergency medical technicians. Public Service.
S.1440  SD.1237 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1440) of James E. Timilty, Louis L. Kafka, Mark J. Cusack, Timothy R. Whelan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining. Public Service.
H.1442  HD.731 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1442) of John J. Lawn, Jr., and Thomas P. Kennedy relative to certain construction contracts. The Judiciary.
S.1459  SD.670 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1459) of Cynthia S. Creem, Stephen Kulik, Cory Atkins, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to sustain community preservation revenue. Revenue.
S.1470  SD.1402 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1470) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Harriette L. Chandler, Robert M. Koczera, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to access to capital for business growth in economically distressed communities. Revenue.
H.1493  HD.2587 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1493) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the registered land in the office of an assistant recorder. The Judiciary.
H.1511  HD.2678 By Mr. Nangle of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1511) of David M. Nangle and others relative to the crime of intentionally obstructing vehicular of pedestrian traffic upon a public way. The Judiciary.
H.1515  HD.124 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1515) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., and others relative to the compensation of chief probation officers of the Trial Court. The Judiciary.
H.1599  HD.486 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1599) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require judicial review of foreclosures on residential mortgages. The Judiciary.
S.1625  SD.1040 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1625) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Paul McMurtry, Jose F. Tosado, David M. Rogers and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to debarment in public contracts. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1636  SD.1306 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1636) of James B. Eldridge, Kate Hogan and Chris Walsh for legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study and create a plan for municipal records preservation. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1654  SD.1094 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1654) of Anne M. Gobi, James M. Cantwell, Karen E. Spilka, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Huntington's Disease. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1717  SD.409 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1717) of Michael F. Rush, Stephen L. DiNatale, Josh S. Cutler, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the observance of a Gold Star Wives Day and a Gold Star Mothers and Families Day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1817  SD.342 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1817) of Cynthia S. Creem, Jason M. Lewis, Ryan C. Fattman, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of automatic license plate reader systems. Transportation.
H.1855  HD.372 By Representative Linsky of Natick and Senator O’Connor Ives, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1855) of David Paul Linsky, Kathleen O’Connor Ives and others relative to parking advancements and the establishment of parking benefit districts in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1984  HD.492 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1984) of Louis L. Kafka, John H. Rogers and Thomas P. Kennedy relative to cemetery and crematory inspections and penalties. Public Health.
H.2041  HD.592 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2041) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., and others for legislation to authorize pharmacists to perform certain medical procedures. Public Health.
H.2089  HD.818 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2089) of Ruth B. Balser. Kenneth J. Donnelly and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to require automatic sprinkler protection systems in certain housing. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2257  HD.780 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2257) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to providing smoking cessation programs for certain police officers and firefighters. Public Service.
H.2318  HD.3552 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2318) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., and others relative to increasing line-of-duty death benefits for public safety employees. Public Service.
H.2459  HD.361 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2459) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to property tax exemptions for veterans. Revenue.
H.2473  HD.613 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2473) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to provide certain tax credits for investments in gateway municipalities. Revenue.
H.2475  HD.234 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2475) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices. Revenue.
H.2477  HD.1234 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2477) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to the corporate taxes of entities incorporated in other countries. Revenue.
H.2536  HD.520 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2536) of Kate Hogan and others relative to a sales tax exemption for the sale of used books and other items sold by libraries for fundraising purposes. Revenue.
H.2727  HD.233 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2727) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to filing fees for limited liability companies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2950  HD.2262 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2950) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to increasing the fine for “jay walking”, so-called. Transportation.
H.3040  HD.2529 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3040) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to authorize the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to issue distinctive registration plates for firefighters. Transportation.
H.3085  HD.584 By Messrs. Smizik of Brookline and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3085) of Frank I. Smizik, Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to create incentives to promote the use of electric vehicles. Transportation.
H.3126  HD.3364 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3126) of James Arciero and others for legislation to provide a waiver of fees to veterans at public institutions of higher learning. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3127  HD.1988 By Representative Atkins of Concord and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3127) of Cory Atkins, James B. Eldridge and others for the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to convene a Constitutional Convention to consider amendments to the Constitution to limit the influence of money in our political system. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3132  HD.1381 By Representative Chan of Quincy and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3132) of Tackey Chan, John F. Keenan and others for legislation to increase the annuities paid to certain disabled veterans and their families. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3242  HD.369 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3242) of Ellen Story, Todd M. Smola and others relative to the labeling of genetically engineered food. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3460  HD.2463 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3460) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., and others that insurance providers cover a minimum of 30 days for in-patient substance abuse treatment. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.3468  HD.1567 By Messrs. Galvin of Canton and Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3468) of William C. Galvin, Louis L. Kafka and others for legislation to authorize emergency medical technicians to restrain patients who present immediate or serious threats of bodily harm to themselves or others. Public Health.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.