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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator William N. Brownsberger Democrat - Second Suffolk and Middlesex

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  SD.2500 By Ms. Friedman, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Cindy F. Friedman, Patricia D. Jehlen, Paul R. Feeney, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the Senate for legislation to ensure greater transparency at the GIC. Public Service.
  HD.4266 By Representative Linsky of Natick and Senator Creem, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of David Paul Linsky, Cynthia Stone Creem and others relative to sale of devices that increase the rate of discharge of certain firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
  HD.5081 An Act relative to 3D printed weapons and "ghost guns"
S.33  SD.776 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 33) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Barbara A. L'Italien, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure continuous healthcare coverage for youth who have aged-out of the Department of Children and Families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.34  SD.1762 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 34) of Sal N. DiDomenico, James B. Eldridge, Jose F. Tosado, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to remove the welfare benefit cap for children conceived while a family is receiving assistance. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.46  SD.1548 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 46) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., James J. O'Day, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a Bill of Rights for people experiencing homelessness. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.58  SD.1411 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 58) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Denise Provost, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide equal access to evaluations for children with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.62  SD.1213 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 62) of Mark C. Montigny, Jack Lewis, Kay Khan, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to abusive practices to change sexual orientation and gender identity in minors. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.81  SD.1609 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 81) of Harriette L. Chandler, Michael J. Barrett, Jose F. Tosado, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote housing and sustainable development. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.82  SD.1794 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 82) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Robert M. Koczera, Sal N. DiDomenico, Tackey Chan and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish Community Benefit Districts. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.96  SD.938 By Mr. Brady, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 96) of Michael D. Brady, Thomas J. Calter, James E. Timilty, Walter F. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the digital right to repair. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.112  SD.1028 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 112) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Attorney General Maura Healey, Jennifer E. Benson, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a student tuition recovery fund. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.130  SD.374 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 130) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Marjorie C. Decker, James B. Eldridge, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation to remove fees for security freezes and disclosures of consumer credit reports. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.132  SD.608 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 132) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Cynthia S. Creem, Joan B. Lovely, Brendan P. Crighton and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to advancing the profession of interior design. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.136  SD.1687 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 136) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Jay R. Kaufman, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation to restore contract rights to craft brewers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.220  SD.1787 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 220) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Solomon Goldstein-Rose, Jose F. Tosado, Robert M. Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Municipal Revenue Growth Factor and school aid. Education.
S.223  SD.1905 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 223) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jack Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to modernize the foundation budget for the 21st century. Education.
S.228  SD.1012 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 228) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to establish food allergy plans. Education.
S.234  SD.912 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 234) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Solomon Goldstein-Rose, Jack Lewis, Steven Ultrino and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student sex education. Education.
S.257  SD.1958 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 257) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. McGee, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide immediate childcare assistance to homeless families. Education.
H.264  HD.77 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 264) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to special education funding. Education.
H.278  HD.1529 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 278) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the emergency administration of glucagon in schools . Education.
S.292  SD.1313 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 292) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Richard J. Ross, William N. Brownsberger, Christopher M. Markey and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize school districts to donate excess food to local voluntary assistance programs. Education.
S.294  SD.1498 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 294) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Linda Dorcena Forry, James B. Eldridge, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation to address the special education needs of children with dyslexia. Education.
S.313  SD.26 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 313) of Bruce E. Tarr, Jason M. Lewis, Tackey Chan, Josh S. Cutler and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to dyslexia. Education.
H.314  HD.1383 By Representative Roy of Franklin and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 314) of Jeffrey N. Roy, Karen E. Spilka and others relative to the teaching of genocide education in the public schools. Education.
S.346  SD.1272 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 346) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jack Lewis, Byron Rushing, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the prevention and elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression within the Department of Elder Affairs. Elder Affairs.
S.347  SD.1280 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 347) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Kate Hogan, Kenneth I. Gordon, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish regulations at rest homes. Elder Affairs.
H.368  HD.1052 By Messrs. Hecht of Watertown and Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 368) of Jonathan Hecht, Bradford Hill and others for legislation to create a citizens' initiative review commission. Election Laws.
S.371  SD.179 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 371) of Cynthia S. Creem, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish election day registration. Election Laws.
S.373  SD.1791 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 373) of Cynthia S. Creem, Carmine L. Gentile, Frank A. Moran, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to automatically registering eligible voters and enhancing safeguards against fraud. Election Laws.
H.377  HD.413 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 377) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to the method of casting and tabulating votes and further regulating election practices. Election Laws.
S.380  SD.485 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 380) of James B. Eldridge, Anne M. Gobi, Jack Lewis, Carmine L. Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide a local option for ranked choice voting in city or town elections. Election Laws.
S.415  SD.1041 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 415) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Richard J. Ross, William N. Brownsberger, Ryan C. Fattman and other members of the General Court for legislation to decrease food waste by standardizing the date labeling of food. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.425  SD.1828 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 425) of James B. Eldridge, Carolyn C. Dykema, Carmine L. Gentile, Daniel J. Ryan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to drought management. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.450  SD.457 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 450) of Jason M. Lewis, Jack Lewis, Carmine L. Gentile, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.451  SD.589 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 451) of Jason M. Lewis, Paul A. Schmid, III, Jay R. Kaufman, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect pollinator habitat. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.456  SD.1985 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 456) of Joan B. Lovely, Carmine L. Gentile, Jason M. Lewis, Jay R. Kaufman and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure safe drinking water at schools and early childhood programs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.464  SD.654 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 464) of Michael O. Moore, Lori A. Ehrlich, Jack Lewis, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation further regulating the enforcement of illegal hunting practices. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.470  SD.1698 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 470) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Sheila C. Harrington, Jason M. Lewis, Josh S. Cutler and other members of the General Court banning the sale of cats and dogs in commercial pet shops. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.488  HD.2011 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 488) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to require coverage for community and home-based behavioral health care services for certain children and adolescents with mental health disorders. Financial Services.
S.489  SD.936 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 489) of Bruce E. Tarr, Lori A. Ehrlich, Daniel J. Ryan, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect research animals. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.490  SD.2002 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 490) of Bruce E. Tarr, Jason M. Lewis, Michelle M. DuBois, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit wild and exotic animal performances. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.499  SD.939 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 499) of Harriette L. Chandler, Robert M. Koczera, Jennifer E. Benson, Sarah K. Peake and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to women’s health and economic equity. Financial Services.
S.502  SD.987 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 502) of Harriette L. Chandler, Hannah Kane, Barbara A. L'Italien, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to cognitive rehabilitation. Financial Services.
S.514  SD.170 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 514) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Julian Cyr, Linda Dorcena Forry, Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to provide for coverage of necessary aqua therapy. Financial Services.
S.516  SD.1341 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 516) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jack Lewis, Linda Dorcena Forry, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to out-of-pocket expenses for prescription drug coverage. Financial Services.
H.529  HD.2060 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 529) of Sean Garballey and others relative to health insurance benefits for multiple sclerosis treatment. Financial Services.
S.533  SD.429 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 533) of Anne M. Gobi, Jack Lewis, Angelo L. D'Emilia, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the use of certain insurance underwriting guidelines for homeowners with dogs living on such insured property. Financial Services.
S.546  SD.229 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 546) of Jason M. Lewis, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Jack Lewis, Steven Ultrino and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote value-based insurance design in the Commonwealth. Financial Services.
S.547  SD.587 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 547) of Jason M. Lewis, Ruth B. Balser, Chris Walsh, Diana DiZoglio and other members of the General Court for legislation to require coverage for community and home-based behavioral health care services for certain children and adolescents with mental health disorders. Financial Services.
S.549  SD.1182 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 549) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Jennifer E. Benson, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to advance and expand access to telemedicine services. Financial Services.
S.554  SD.702 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 554) of Joan B. Lovely, Kay Khan, Barbara A. L'Italien, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to insurance coverage for mammograms and breast cancer screening. Financial Services.
S.582  SD.212 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 582) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Donald F. Humason, Jr., William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to limit retroactive denials of health insurance claims for mental health and substance abuse services. Financial Services.
S.591  SD.1174 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 591) of Karen E. Spilka, Jack Lewis, Diana DiZoglio, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect access to confidential healthcare. Financial Services.
S.608  SD.1587 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 608) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jose F. Tosado, Kay Khan and Kevin G. Honan for legislation relative to the primary care workforce development and loan repayment grant program at community health centers. Health Care Financing.
S.612  SD.247 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 612) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Evandro C. Carvalho, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. McGee 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.613  SD.765 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 613) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Steven Ultrino, Mark C. Montigny, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation to continue care for families enrolled in MassHealth. Health Care Financing.
S.626  SD.2017 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 626) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Provost and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to require MassHealth to make Graduate Medical Education payments. Health Care Financing.
S.633  SD.1581 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 633) of John F. Keenan, Walter F. Timilty, Barbara A. L'Italien, Kevin G. Honan and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote workforce development and provider retention at community health centers. Health Care Financing.
S.636  SD.1605 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 636) of Eric P. Lesser, Brian M. Ashe, William N. Brownsberger, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve access to family physicians. Health Care Financing.
S.639  SD.250 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 639) of Jason M. Lewis, Brendan P. Crighton, Thomas M. McGee, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to update Medicaid resource limits for seniors. Health Care Financing.
S.640  SD.252 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 640) of Jason M. Lewis, James M. Cantwell, Thomas M. McGee, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility. Health Care Financing.
S.643  SD.1482 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 643) of Jason M. Lewis, Harriette L. Chandler, James T. Welch, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote public health through the prevention and wellness trust fund. Health Care Financing.
S.672  SD.1494 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by resolution, Senate, No. 672) of Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger, Barbara A. L'Italien, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to support efforts to ensure that students from Massachusetts have access to debt-free higher education at public colleges and universities. Higher Education.
H.674  HD.984 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 674) of Kevin G. Honan and others relative to housing authority executive director contracts. Housing.
H.675  HD.1074 By Representative Honan of Boston and Senator Forry, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 675) of Kevin G. Honan, Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to financing the production and preservation of housing for low and moderate income residents. Housing.
S.706  SD.871 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 706) of Michael O. Moore, Timothy R. Whelan, Jack Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to sexual violence on higher education campuses. Higher Education.
H.741  HD.1794 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 741) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to eliminating mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses. The Judiciary.
S.754  SD.1167 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 754) of Michael J. Barrett, John W. Scibak, Barbara A. L'Italien, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation to safeguard the health care decisions of young adults. The Judiciary.
S.755  SD.1951 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 755) of Michael J. Barrett, Marjorie C. Decker, John W. Scibak, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to restrict fine time sentences. The Judiciary.
H.758  HD.976 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 758) of Daniel Cullinane and others for legislation to establish a regional lockup facility in Suffolk County. The Judiciary.
S.787  SD.992 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 787) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jose F. Tosado, Jay R. Kaufman, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to freedom of speech and association. The Judiciary.
S.791  SD.1128 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 791) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Chris Walsh, Marjorie C. Decker, Carmine L. Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity. The Judiciary.
S.819  SD.500 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 819) of Cynthia S. Creem, Joseph A. Boncore, Denise Provost, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenses. The Judiciary.
S.834  SD.884 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 834) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Marjorie C. Decker, David M. Rogers, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform pretrial process. The Judiciary.
S.838  SD.1043 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 838) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Jason M. Lewis, James R. Miceli, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage the donation of food to persons in need. The Judiciary.
S.848  SD.1520 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 848) of Ryan C. Fattman, Richard J. Ross, Kevin J. Kuros, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to direct food donations. The Judiciary.
S.873  SD.1619 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 873) of Patricia D. Jehlen, James B. Eldridge, Marjorie C. Decker, Carmine L. Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to larceny. The Judiciary.
S.878  SD.156 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 878) of John F. Keenan, William N. Brownsberger, James M. Cantwell, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand protection under the Good Samaritan law for drug-related overdoses. The Judiciary.
S.906  SD.1085 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 906) of Mark C. Montigny, Patricia A. Haddad, Sal N. DiDomenico, James M. Cantwell and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the lives of survivors of human trafficking. The Judiciary.
S.943  SD.1175 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 943) of Karen E. Spilka, Jay R. Kaufman, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
S.944  SD.1214 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 944) of Karen E. Spilka, Marjorie C. Decker, Carmine L. Gentile, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to sealing of juvenile records and expungement of court records. The Judiciary.
S.947  SD.1243 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 947) of Karen E. Spilka, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote transparency, best practices, and better outcomes for children and communities. The Judiciary.
H.949  HD.1466 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 949) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the laws implicating certain private consensual intimate conduct between adults. The Judiciary.
H.950  HD.1467 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 950) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to repeal certain laws. The Judiciary.
H.954  HD.1937 By Messrs. Rushing of Boston and Day of Stoneham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 954) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to further regulate the performing of abortions and protect women’s reproductive health. The Judiciary.
H.967  HD.639 By Ms. Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 967) of Chynah Tyler and others relative to penalties for the crime of larceny. The Judiciary.
S.985  SD.337 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 985) of Michael J. Barrett, Denise Provost, Kenneth I. Gordon, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.986  SD.991 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 986) of Michael J. Barrett, Kay Khan, James B. Eldridge, Kenneth I. Gordon and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the long-term unemployed from discrimination. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.998  SD.251 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 998) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Patricia D. Jehlen, Thomas M. McGee, William N. Brownsberger and others for legislation relative to fairness in worker’s compensation disfigurement benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.999  SD.496 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 999) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael D. Brady, John H. Rogers and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1004  SD.984 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1004) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, James R. Miceli, Jack Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the Commonwealth’s economy with a strong minimum wage and a strong tipped minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1013  SD.768 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1013) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Diana DiZoglio, Frank I. Smizik, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing and harassment without regard to protected class status. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1023  SD.338 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1023) of Joan B. Lovely, Michelle M. DuBois, Eric P. Lesser, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Massachusetts pregnant workers fairness act. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1048  SD.1768 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1048) of Karen E. Spilka, Jack Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a family and medical leave insurance program. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1061  HD.57 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1061) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to expanding access to and safety of mental health services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1103  SD.1921 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1103) of John F. Keenan, James M. Cantwell, Elizabeth A. Malia, Eric P. Lesser and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide access to full spectrum addiction treatment services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1108  SD.669 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1108) of Joan B. Lovely, William N. Brownsberger, Michael D. Brady, Kenneth J. Donnelly and others for legislation relative to expanding access and safety of mental health services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
S.1126  SD.393 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1126) of James B. Eldridge, Carmine L. Gentile, Jason M. Lewis, Daniel J. Ryan and other members of the General Court for legislation to mitigate water resource impacts. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1127  SD.405 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1127) of James B. Eldridge, Jack Lewis, Thomas M. McGee, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect abandoned animals in vacant properties. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1145  SD.1460 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1145) of Mark C. Montigny, Jack Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the issuance of citations for cruel conditions for animals. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1155  SD.1636 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1155) of Karen E. Spilka, Jack Lewis, John H. Rogers, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animals during pet sales. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1159  SD.949 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1159) of Bruce E. Tarr, Mark C. Montigny, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animal welfare and safety in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1168  SD.985 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1168) of Harriette L. Chandler, Thomas M. McGee, Hannah Kane, James M. Cantwell and other members of the General Court for legislation to re-establish the Brain Injury Commission. Public Health.
S.1169  SD.1005 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1169) of Harriette L. Chandler, Leonard Mirra, Diana DiZoglio, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish an advanced dental hygiene practitioner level of practice. Public Health.
S.1175  SD.539 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1175) of Cynthia S. Creem, Carmine L. Gentile, Frank A. Moran, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect children and families from harmful flame retardants. Public Health.
S.1186  SD.2023 By Mr. Cyr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1186) of Julian Cyr, Jack Lewis, Sarah K. Peake, Dylan Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to HIV screening and prevention. Public Health.
S.1190  SD.1529 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1190) of Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger, Barbara A. L'Italien, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure consumer choice and equal access to eye care. Public Health.
S.1191  SD.866 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1191) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jay R. Kaufman, Sean Garballey, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the disclosure of toxic chemicals in children’s products. Public Health.
H.1194  HD.950 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1194) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to end of life options. Public Health.
S.1195  SD.411 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1195) of James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger, Kevin G. Honan, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to grant equal access to original birth certificates to all persons born in Massachusetts. Public Health.
S.1218  SD.1353 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1218) of Jason M. Lewis, Harriette L. Chandler, Kevin G. Honan, Paul McMurtry and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect youth from the health risks of tobacco and nicotine addiction. Public Health.
S.1224  SD.369 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1224) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Brian M. Ashe, Colleen M. Garry, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve treatment for Alzheimer’s and dementia. Public Health.
S.1225  SD.744 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1225) of Barbara A. L'Italien, William N. Brownsberger, Patricia D. Jehlen, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to end of life options. Public Health.
S.1242  SD.300 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1242) of Michael O. Moore, William N. Brownsberger, Barbara A. L'Italien, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure consumer choice and equal access to eye care. Public Health.
S.1257  SD.1135 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1257) of Marc R. Pacheco, Jose F. Tosado, Frank A. Moran, Mathew Muratore and other members of the General Court for legislation to contain health care costs and improve access to value based nurse practitioner care as recommended by the IOM and FTC. Public Health.
S.1273  SD.1465 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1273) of James E. Timilty, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis, Barbara A. L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation to require protection for the continuous skilled care of fragile children in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.1275  HD.1549 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1275) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to fire protection systems for buildings and structures. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1279  SD.1904 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1279) of Michael J. Barrett, James B. Eldridge, Antonio F. D. Cabral, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect inmate safety and the expenditure of state funds. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1286  SD.843 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1286) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jose F. Tosado, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to collect data regarding the use of solitary confinement in Massachusetts prisons and jails. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1296  SD.797 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1296) of Cynthia S. Creem, Ruth B. Balser, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote humane conditions of confinement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1300  SD.852 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1300) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael F. Rush, William N. Brownsberger, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to regional lock-up facilities. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1305  SD.1596 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1305) of James B. Eldridge, Juana Matias, Jack Lewis, Jason M. 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.1332  SD.658 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1332) of Thomas M. McGee, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Brendan P. Crighton, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote safety in the transportation of students. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1425  SD.851 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1425) of John F. Keenan, Frank A. Moran, Michael D. Brady, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation to allow for payment in lieu of a disability allowance. Public Service.
S.1426  SD.25 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1426) of Jason M. Lewis, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jay R. Kaufman, Daniel J. Ryan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to collective bargaining rights for employees of CPCS. Public Service.
S.1504  SD.588 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1504) of Cynthia S. Creem, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Jason M. Lewis, Paul A. Schmid, III and other members of the General Court for legislation to sustain community preservation revenue. Revenue.
S.1505  SD.648 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1505) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation relative to the "circuit breaker" property tax credit for seniors. Revenue.
S.1511  SD.609 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1511) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Linda Dorcena Forry, John J. Lawn, Jr., William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote high-impact community investment. Revenue.
S.1520  SD.489 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1520) of James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger and Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation to protect the interests of housing cooperative shareholders. Revenue.
S.1521  SD.1639 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1521) of James B. Eldridge, Jay R. Kaufman, Jack Lewis, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the earned income credit for healthier families. Revenue.
S.1545  SD.158 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1545) of John F. Keenan, Carmine L. Gentile, Richard J. Ross, Tackey Chan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to commuter transit benefits. Revenue.
S.1551  SD.921 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1551) of Eric P. Lesser, Carmine L. Gentile, Thomas M. McGee, Jose F. Tosado and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to regional transportation ballot initiatives. Revenue.
H.1556  HD.415 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1556) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to tax return filing deadlines for business corporations. Revenue.
S.1821  SD.1021 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1821) of Michael J. Barrett, Frank I. Smizik, Carmine L. Gentile, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to combat climate change. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1831  SD.841 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1831) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Carmine L. Gentile, Jack Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to solar power in environmental justice and urban communities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1839  SD.860 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1839) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Robert M. Koczera, Sean Garballey, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home energy efficiency. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1845  SD.1113 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1845) of James B. Eldridge, Carmine L. Gentile, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1847  SD.1727 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1847) of James B. Eldridge, Stephen Kulik, Frank I. Smizik, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify the authority and responsibilities of the department of public utilities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1849  SD.1932 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1849) of James B. Eldridge, Sean Garballey, Carmine L. Gentile, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to transition Massachusetts to 100 percent renewable energy. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1857  SD.1491 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1857) of John F. Keenan, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael J. Rodrigues, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation to support community access television. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1880  SD.2049 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1880) of Marc R. Pacheco, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Lewis, Dylan Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation to create 21st Century Massachusetts Clean Energy Jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1898  SD.1328 By Ms. O'Connor Ives, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1898) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Jack Lewis, Lori A. Ehrlich, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the use of elephants in traveling animal acts. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.1906  SD.1467 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1906) of Harriette L. Chandler, Kay Khan, Marjorie C. Decker, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide identification to homeless youth and families. Transportation.
S.2053  SD.2157 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2053) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Viriato M. deMacedo and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure internet security and privacy. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.2056  SD.2138 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2056) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael J. Barrett, Adam G. Hinds, James B. Eldridge, Solomon Goldstein-Rose and other members of the General Court for legislation to enable taxpayer donations to the Least Developed Countries Fund, an initiative of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change. Revenue.
S.2062  SD.2165 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2062) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Cynthia S. Creem, James B. Eldridge, Jennifer E. Benson, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to internet service providers. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.2075  SD.2161 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation to provide diaper benefits for certain parents. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.2077  HD.2295 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2077) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to provide emergency aid to certain elderly and disabled residents. Elder Affairs.
H.2113  HD.2382 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2113) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the use and protection of pollinators by further regulating the spraying, release, deposit or application of a neonicotinoid on certain agricultural land. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.2149  Senate, May 24, 2017 -- Text of amendment (75) (offered by Senator Chang-Diaz et al) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 3) to the House Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2018 for the maintenance of the departments, boards, commissions, institutions and certain activities of the Commonwealth, for interest, sinking fund and serial bond requirements and for certain permanent improvements
S.2164  SD.2236 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2164) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James B. Eldridge, Carolyn C. Dykema, Jason M. Lewis, Julian Cyr and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect Massachusetts pollinators. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2181  HD.2607 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2181) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to substance use disorder diversion and treatment. Financial Services.
H.2277  HD.2842 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2277) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to service animals and penalties for misrepresentation. The Judiciary.
H.2308  HD.2714 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2308) of Mary S. Keefe and others relative to comprehensive criminal justice reform. The Judiciary.
H.2309  HD.2132 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2309) of Kay Khan and others relative to the sealing and court record expunging of juvenile records. The Judiciary.
H.2359  HD.2929 By Ms. Tyler of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2359) of Chynah Tyler and others relative to making comprehensive changes to the criminal justice system of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.2481  HD.2141 By Representatives Balser of Newton and Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2481) of Ruth B. Balser, Paul J. Donato and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to require automatic sprinkler protection systems in certain housing. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2482  HD.2345 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2482) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to clarifying the standards for requiring the installation of automatic sprinkler systems in rehabilitated buildings. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2877  HD.3006 By Messrs. Rogers of Cambridge and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2877) of David M. Rogers and others that the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education develop a curriculum relative to the safe use of streets and premises open to pedestrians and bicyclists. Education.
H.2897  HD.900 By Mr. Connolly of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2897) of Mike Connolly and others relative to ranking candidates for office in order of preference in local elections. Election Laws.
H.2998  HD.3462 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2998) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to establish a task force on sexual assault climate surveys on the campuses of public and private institutions of higher education. Higher Education.
H.3017  HD.3555 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3017) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to grant tenants of residential buildings with three or more units the right of first refusal to purchase such buildings at fair market value. Housing.
H.3037  HD.3110 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3037) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to youthful offenders. The Judiciary.
H.3081  HD.2649 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3081) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to extreme risk protective orders. The Judiciary.
H.3084  HD.3475 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3084) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
H.3120  HD.3075 By Messrs. Rogers of Cambridge and Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3120) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to reform pretrial processes. The Judiciary.
H.3123  HD.3340 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3123) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to repeal certain laws. The Judiciary.
H.3494  HD.1645 By Representatives Cronin of Easton and Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3494) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to supervised medical parole of terminal and extraordinarily incapacitated inmates. The Judiciary.
H.3498  HD.2079 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3498) of Randy Hunt and others relative to the mental health examination process of inmates at places of detention. The Judiciary.
H.3543  HD.2315 By Messrs. Rushing of Boston and Connolly of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3543) of Byron Rushing, Mike Connolly and others for legislation to establish the Massachusetts infrastructure bank. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.3558  HD.1008 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3558) of Marjorie C. Decker and others that the Office of the Commissioner of Probation be authorized to notify certain persons convicted of a felony of their voter eligibility. Election Laws.
H.3562  HD.3063 By Mr. Driscoll of Milton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3562) of William Driscoll and others for legislation to authorize an independent scientific organization to study and survey of the forest, wildlife and environmental health of the Blue Hills Reservation. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3586  HD.1769 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3586) of Kay Khan and others relative to re-entry and rehabilitation programs for incarcerated women. The Judiciary.
H.3594  HD.2918 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3594) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to benzodiazepines and non-benzodiazepine hypnotics. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.3649  HD.3819 By Mr. Connolly of Cambridge, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Mike Connolly and others relative to consent for abortions for persons less than eighteen years of age. The Judiciary.
H.3689  HD.3928 By Messrs. Hecht of Watertown and Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3689) of Jonathan Hecht, John J. Lawn, Jr., and William N. Brownsberger (with the approval of the town council) that the city known as the town of Watertown be authorized to pay certain funeral and burial expenses of Joseph Toscano. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3714  HD.3712 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to authorize the commissioner of the Department of Public Health to appoint a rare disease advisory council to coordinate statewide efforts for the study of the incidences of rare diseases within the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.3803  HD.4077 By Ms. Meschino of Hull, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Joan Meschino and others relative to the finances of the Massport Community Advisory Committee. Transportation.
H.3887  HD.4114 By Representatives Balser of Newton and Rushing of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ruth B. Balser, Byron Rushing and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to renaming the Yawkey commuter rail station. Transportation.
H.4223  HD.4492 By Messrs. Rogers of Cambridge and Connolly of Cambridge, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of David M. Rogers, Mike Connolly and others relative to the use of state resources to assist investigations or prosecutions, under federal law, of individuals for activities relative to the use and distribution of marijuana and medical marijuana. Marijuana Policy.
S.291  SD.1119 By Ms. L'Italien (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 291) of Linda Thomas, Beth Cowett, John W. Scibak, Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to prohibit the use of Native American mascots by public schools in the Commonwealth. Education. This bill is by request. *
S.1947  SD.677 By Ms. L'Italien (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1947) of Mitchell Puopolo for legislation to allow lane splitting in the Commonwealth. Transportation. This bill is by request. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.