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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative William M. Straus Democrat - 10th Bristol

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  William.Straus@mahouse.gov

State House

24 Beacon St.
Room 134
Boston, MA, 02133
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(617) 722-2400
Fax:
617-722-2387
Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
H.126  HD.58 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 126) of William M. Straus relative to the protection of personal information in consumer transactions. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.127  HD.59 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 127) of William M. Straus relative to the privacy rights of certain customers of supermarkets. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.128  HD.62 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 128) of William M. Straus relative to credit backed or bank issued gift cards. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.211  HD.63 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 211) of William M. Straus and Cory Atkins relative to elections to fill vacancies in certain county positions. Election Laws.
H.212  HD.82 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 212) of William M. Straus and others relative to the agreement among the states to elect the President by national popular vote. Election Laws.
H.262  HD.60 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 262) of William M. Straus that the Department of Food and Agriculture be authorized to expend a certain sum of money for integrated pest management and control of invasive plants. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.263  HD.61 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 263) of William M. Straus and others relative to authorizing the lease of publicly-owned land for agricultural purposes. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.264  HD.64 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 264) of William M. Straus and Sean Garballey for the establishment of a cranberry nutrient management special commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation and study of protecting the water quality in the South coastal and Cape Cod drainage basins. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.265  HD.207 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, petition (accompanied by Bill, House, No. 00265) of William M. Straus and others relative to dam repair, removal and replacement environmental concerns. Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.266  HD.211 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 266) of William M. Straus and others for legislation to require producer responsibility for collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.267  HD.900 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 267) of William M. Straus and others relative to producer responsibility for mercury-added lamps. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.268  HD.911 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 268) of William M. Straus relative to the milk producers' security fund reimbursement. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.516  HD.33 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 516) of William M. Straus for legislation to authorize the Attorney General of the Commonwealth to represent county sheriffs in all suits and civil proceedings. The Judiciary.
H.517  HD.101 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 517) of William M. Straus for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Michelle Potter, an employee of the Trial Court. The Judiciary.
H.576  HD.102 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 576) of Michael J. Rodrigues and William M. Straus (by vote of the town) relative to authorizing the town of Rochester to establish a water district or water supply system in said town. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.664  HD.57 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 664) of William M. Straus and Cory Atkins relative to kayak safety. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.735  HD.769 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 735) of William M. Straus and John P. Fresolo relative to requests for funding for certain public employee collective bargaining agreements. Public Service.
H.887  HD.209 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 887) of William M. Straus and William N. Brownsberger for legislation to authorize the secretary of environmental affairs to enter into certain leases and establishing a renewable energy generation fund. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.888  HD.210 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 888) of William M. Straus and others relative to energy efficiency in construction, renovation or expansion of schools and libraries. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1722  HD.1604 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1722) of William M. Straus for legislation to establish a tax credit for the installation of certain trees and shrubs. Revenue.
H.1851  HD.1375 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1851) of William M. Straus and Ann-Margaret Ferrante for legislation to regulate the placement of certain identifing marks on traps used for lobstering. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1870  HD.2893 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1870) of William M. Straus and others for legislation to require that rebates on retail sales be made at the time of such purchases. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.2705  HD.3165 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2705) of William M. Straus for legislation to further regulate advertising on the Internet. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.2860  HD.3161 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2860) of William M. Straus and others relative to the use of a radio frequency scanning devices or reencoders to obtain personal identification information for the purpose of committing fraud. The Judiciary.
H.3228  HD.3376 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3228) of William M. Straus relative to salt marsh restoration and tidal flow projects. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3320  HD.3647 An Act providing for the municipal road and bridge maintenance needs of the Commonwealth
H.3402  HD.1673 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett and Senator Montigny, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 9) (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3402) of Mark Montigny and William M. Straus for legislation to relocate certain harbor lines in the Fairhaven and New Bedford harbors. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3408  HD.208 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3408) of William M. Straus relative to horticulture regulations. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3520  HD.3837 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3520) of William M. Straus (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Fairhaven to issue an additional license for the sale of wine and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3521  HD.3838 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3521) of William M. Straus (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Fairhaven to issue an additional license for the sale of wine and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3540  HD.2055 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3540) of William M. Straus that the Division of Forests and Parks be directed to implement certain recommendations of the Forest Conservation Financing Commission. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3669  HD.3796 By Representative Straus of Mattapoisett and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William M. Straus and Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to preserve public water supplies in Assawompset Ponds Complex communities. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3670  HD.3909 By Representative Straus of Mattapoisett and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William M. Straus and Michael J. Rodrigues (by vote of the town) for legislation to require the city of New Bedford to make certain payments to the town of Rochester for the use of water supplied by said town. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3730  HD.4012 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William M. Straus, Marc R. Pacheco and Mark C. Montigny relative to the unpaid leave and retirement benefits of Penelope Harvey, an employee of the Fairhaven public school system. Public Service.
H.3758  HD.3655 By Representative Straus of Mattapoisett and Senator Montigny, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William M. Straus and Mark C. Montigny relative to the Mattapoisett River Valley Water District. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.3833  HD.4149 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3833) of William M. Straus (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Mattapoisett to place a municipal fee on aquaculture licenses. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3858  HD.4133 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William M. Straus and others for legislation to prohibit commercial solicitation to mobile electronic devices. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3914  HD.4214 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William M. Straus and others for legislation to validate the proceedings of the Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School District relative to the authorization of debt by said district. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.4149  HD.4401 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4149) of William M. Straus (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Fairhaven to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4172  HD.4406 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4172) of William M. Straus (by vote of the town) relative to authorizing the town of Fairhaven to grant an easement on a certain parcel of land. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4188  HD.4424 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4188) of William M. Straus (by vote of the town) relative to the Open Space Acquisition Commission in the town of Marion. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4215  Text of a further amendment (offered by Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett) to the Senate amendments (text of Senate, No. 2317, etc.) of the House Bill relative to an accelerated transportation development and improvement program for the Commonwealth (House, No. 4174). June 27, 2012.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.