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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative William C. Galvin Democrat - 6th Norfolk

Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
H.70  HD.1595 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 70) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to spouses under the definition of family members serving as paid caregivers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.113  HD.2818 By Mr. O’Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 113) of James J. O’Day and others relative to administering the medical assistance programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.122  SD.317 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 122) of Daniel A. Wolf, Stephen Kulik, Chris Walsh, Louis L. Kafka and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the planning and development of sustainable communities. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.228  HD.142 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 228) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to provide for provisional licensure for speech-language pathologist or audiologist. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.245  HD.1785 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 245) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.262  HD.310 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 262) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the accessibility of hearing aids. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.267  HD.1829 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 267) of John W. Scibak and others relative to access to telemedicine services by allowing certain clinicians to be credentialed and allowing for coverage of such services by all payers and the Medicaid program. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.318  SD.332 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 318) of Thomas M. McGee, Brian M. Ashe, Jose F. Tosado, Robert M. Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to physical education in public schools. Education.
S.319  SD.333 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 319) of Thomas M. McGee and William C. Galvin for legislation relative to projects funded by the school building authority. Education.
H.336  HD.1467 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 336) of Tackey Chan and others relative to promoting child development and school-readiness. Education.
S.356  SD.699 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 356) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Dennis A. Rosa, Colleen M. Garry, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote equal choice a cost savings in health care. Elder Affairs.
S.361  SD.1499 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 361) of Barbara L'Italien, Colleen M. Garry, Dennis A. Rosa, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home care services. Elder Affairs.
S.372  SD.47 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 372) of Daniel A. Wolf, Sarah K. Peake, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to spouses as caregivers. 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.422  HD.1698 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 422) of Kay Khan and others relative to establishing a foreign language education seal of biliteracy for students. Education.
H.443  HD.677 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 443) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to support schools and communities in increasing opportunities for physical activity. Education.
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.491  HD.259 By Mr. Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 491) of Todd M. Smola and others relative to geography education. Education.
H.520  HD.2456 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 520) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., and others relative to stabilizing the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
H.534  HD.1220 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 534) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others that the Division of Medical Assistance be directed to provide coverage for residential habilitation services for individuals age sixty or older. Elder Affairs.
S.593  SD.718 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 593) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., William C. Galvin and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the MassHealth program. Health Care Financing.
S.680  SD.1016 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 680) of Karen E. Spilka, Benjamin Swan, Marjorie C. Decker, David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote higher education among employees of human services provider organizations. Higher Education.
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.813  HD.3160 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 813) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
H.843  HD.3343 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 843) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others for legislation to mandate health insurance coverage for certain brain injury rehabilitation. Financial Services.
H.880  HD.532 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 880) of Louis L. Kafka, William C. Galvin and James E. Timilty relative to the health insurance of children of divorced parents. Financial Services.
H.882  HD.555 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 882) of Louis L. Kafka and others that health insurance policies that cover infantile cataract surgery be required to provide coverage for aphakic lenses for treatment and rehabilitation. Financial Services.
H.901  HD.469 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 901) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage. Financial Services.
H.913  HD.2231 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 913) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to provide insurance coverage for the use of electronic tracking devices to protect the safety of persons with Autism spectrum disorder or Alzheimer’s disease. Financial Services.
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.1181  SD.560 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1181) of Joan B. Lovely, James J. Dwyer, Dennis A. Rosa, Colleen M. Garry and other members of the General Court relative to providing for a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants. Public Health.
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.
H.1220  HD.347 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1220) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases. The Judiciary.
H.1235  HD.1846 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1235) of Tackey Chan and others for legislation to further regulate sex offender registration. The Judiciary.
H.1273  HD.1323 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1273) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to confining animals in a motor vehicle. The Judiciary.
H.1274  HD.1521 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Hedlund, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1274) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to establish a penalty for the mistreatment of elephants. The Judiciary.
H.1275  HD.1935 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Lewis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1275) of Lori A. Ehrlich, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to prevent trafficking in ivory and rhino horns. 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.
H.1416  HD.355 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1416) of Louis L. Kafka and William C. Galvin relative to exempting certain providers of health care services from jury duty. The Judiciary.
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.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.
S.1682  SD.367 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1682) of Thomas M. McGee, Ruth B. Balser, Jay D. Livingstone, Aaron Vega and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Congo conflict minerals. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1801  HD.3158 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1801) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to increase access to mental health services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1826  HD.2126 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1826) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to protecting puppies and kittens. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1848  HD.497 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1848) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the care of animals in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
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.1865  HD.1367 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1865) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to require owners of rented or foreclosed properties to check for abandoned animals. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1866  HD.1370 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1866) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to strengthen the enforcement of certain dog laws. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1958  HD.678 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1958) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the maximum number of patients assigned to registered nurses or hospital care attendants. Public Health.
H.1986  HD.508 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1986) of Louis L. Kafka and others that the Commissioner of the Department of Public Health be directed to establish regulations for the return to pharmacies of certain unused medication by health care facilities. Public Health.
H.1988  HD.706 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1988) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the availability of prescription medication during an emergency. Public Health.
H.1991  HD.1674 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1991) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to providing care and comfort for the terminally ill. Public Health.
H.1996  HD.2782 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1996) of Kay Khan and others relative to further regulating health care costs and the dispensing of controlled substances. Public Health.
H.2050  HD.2015 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2050) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to prohibit the sale of electronic devices used to deliver liquid nicotine vapor to minors. Public Health.
H.2143  HD.673 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2143) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to fire protection systems for buildings and structures. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2173  SD.2364 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2173) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Brian A. Joyce, William C. Galvin and Louis L. Kafka for legislation relative to the conveyance of certain lands in Stoughton. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2196  HD.1460 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2196) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to establish the building code coordinating council. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2345  HD.522 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2345) of Louis L. Kafka, William C. Galvin and Colleen M. Garry relative to creditable service for retirement purposes for certain public safety officers. Public Service.
S.2458  SD.2588 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Ellen Story Commission on Postpartum Depression. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.2471  HD.2653 By Messrs. Collins of Boston and McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2471) of Nick Collins, Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to establish a live theater tax credit program. Revenue.
H.2925  HD.3463 By Messrs. Moran of Boston and Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2925) of Byron Rushing and others for the establishment of a Massachusetts 2024 commission on the Summer Olympic Games. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3217  HD.704 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3217) of Louis L. Kafka, William C. Galvin and Brian A. Joyce (by vote of the town) that the town of Stoughton be authorized to grant six additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
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.3268  HD.705 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3268) of Louis L. Kafka, William C. Galvin and Brian A. Joyce (by vote of the town) that the town of Stoughton be authorized to adjust the interest rate on sewer assessments. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3280  HD.703 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3280) of Louis L. Kafka, William C. Galvin and Brian A. Joyce (by vote of the town) that the town of Stoughton be authorized to exempt certain employees of the department of public works in said town from the civil service law. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3376  HD.3847 By Representative Kafka of Stoughton and Senator Timilty, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Louis L. Kafka, James E. Timilty and William C. Galvin relative to the retirement benefits of the surviving beneficiary of Francis X. Noe. Public Service.
H.3403  HD.3255 By Mr. Timilty of Milton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3403) of Walter F. Timilty and others relative to strengthening background checks of persons licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care. Education.
H.3652  HD.3952 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Louis L. Kafka, William C. Galvin and Brian A. Joyce for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Paula Campbell, an employee of the Trial Court. The Judiciary.
H.4098  HD.4573 By Representatives Kafka of Stoughton and Cronin of Easton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Louis L. Kafka, Claire Cronin and others relative to penalties for operating a motor vehicles after licenses to operate have been suspended or revoked. The Judiciary.
H.4421  HD.4784 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Louis L. Kafka and William C. Galvin that the state board of retirement authorize Kevin Wilder to elect to receive certain retirement allowances. Public Service.
H.4541  HD.4879 By Messrs. Timilty of Milton and Rogers of Norwood, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Walter F. Timilty, John H. Rogers and others relative to gas pipeline contracts. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.