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Representative John C. Velis Democrat - 4th Hampden

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  HD.4273 By Representatives Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to designate United States highway Route 20 as a state historic highway. Transportation.
H.80  HD.1493 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 80) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to the establishment of an abuse registry for certain caretakers of persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.85  HD.1262 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 85) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the well being and care of children and aid to parents with dependent children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.101  HD.655 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 101) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to the development of a common application portal for state-administered needs-based benefits and services. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.102  HD.712 By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 102) of Marc T. Lombardo and others for legislation to require proof of residency for public benefits. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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.
H.134  HD.1491 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 134) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to removing fees for security freezes and disclosures of consumer credit reports. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.140  HD.325 By Representative Chan of Quincy and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 140) of Tackey Chan, John F. Keenan and others for legislation to provide for the licensing and regulation of drain cleaners. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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.265  HD.78 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 265) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to improving procurement procedures to ensure opportunities for students with disabilities. 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.
H.286  HD.1823 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 286) of Kay Khan and others relative to licensing group care facilities under the control of the Department of Early Education and Care that serve students with special needs. Education.
H.290  HD.1430 By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 290) of Kevin J. Kuros and others for legislation to ensure and maintain high education standards for students by the establishment of review committees for all educational disciplines. Education.
S.308  SD.1486 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 308) of Michael F. Rush, Marjorie C. Decker, James E. Timilty, Louis L. Kafka and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen and invest in our educators, students, and communities. Education.
H.327  HD.1046 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 327) of Aaron Vega and others relative to expanding the public school breakfast in the classroom program . Education.
S.330  SD.1731 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 330) of Walter F. Timilty, Carole A. Fiola, Susan Williams Gifford, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to strengthening background checks. Education.
H.336  HD.1481 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 336) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to spouses as caregivers. Elder Affairs.
H.348  HD.539 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 348) 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.
H.350  HD.870 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 350) of Aaron Vega and others relative to home care. Elder Affairs.
S.351  SD.924 By Ms. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 351) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Jose F. Tosado, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home care cost sharing. Elder Affairs.
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.419  HD.758 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Lewis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 419) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.437  SD.584 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 437) of Anne M. Gobi, Kimberly N. Ferguson, Steven S. Howitt, Todd M. Smola and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to outdoor heritage. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.446  SD.1153 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 446) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Steven S. Howitt, Joseph D. McKenna, Susan Williams Gifford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the use of shotguns for hunting. 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.
H.453  HD.754 By Mr. Muradian of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 453) of David K. Muradian, Jr. and others relative to the promulgation of regulations by the Director of Fisheries and Wildlife within the Department of Fisheries, Wildlife and Environmental Law Enforcement for the use and possession of shotgun ammunition types for the purposes of hunting. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.526  HD.510 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 526) of Sean Garballey and others relative to providing certain health insurance 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.
H.554  HD.1562 By Mr. Lewis of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 554) of Jack Lewis and others relative to the use of certain insurance underwriting guidelines pertaining to dogs harbored upon the insured property. Financial Services.
H.634  HD.456 By Representatives Haddad of Somerset and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 634) of Patricia A. Haddad, Sean Garballey and others relative to higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism, and other developmental disabilities. Higher Education.
H.638  HD.628 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by resolution, House, No. 638) of Paul W. Mark and others for the adoption of resolutions by the General Court relative to debt-free higher education at public colleges and universities. Higher Education.
H.639  HD.1922 By Representative Mark of Peru and Senator Donoghue, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 639) of Paul W. Mark, Eileen M. Donoghue and others relative to public higher education. Higher Education.
S.648  SD.474 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 648) of Joan B. Lovely, Jose F. Tosado, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Mathew Muratore and other members of the General Court relative to providing for a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants. Health Care Financing.
H.736  HD.1075 By Ms. Campanale of Leicester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 736) of Kate D. Campanale and others relative to violent protection orders. The Judiciary.
H.789  HD.1925 By Representative Frost of Auburn and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 789) of Paul K. Frost and others relative to penalties for the possession of silencers or firearm noise reduction devices . The Judiciary.
H.795  HD.1329 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 795) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the penalty for assault or assault and battery on an emergency medical technician, ambulance operator, ambulance attendant or health care provider. The Judiciary.
H.940  HD.537 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. [BILL NUMBER]) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Brian M. Ashe and John C. Velis for legislation to authorize the Commonwealth to file appeals of bail decisions. The Judiciary.
S.972  SD.724 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 972) of James E. Timilty and John C. Velis for legislation relative to the safety of courthouses and remote court proceedings. The Judiciary.
S.973  SD.725 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 973) of James E. Timilty and John C. Velis for legislation to enhance courthouse security. The Judiciary.
S.981  SD.1240 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 981) of James E. Timilty and John C. Velis for legislation to ensure courthouse security. The Judiciary.
H.1002  HD.542 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1002) of Tackey Chan and others for legislation to include offsite fabrication work for qualified projects under the prevailing wage laws of the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1006  HD.1284 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1006) of Sean Garballey and others relative to benefits for permanent functional loss and disfigurement under the workers’ compensation law. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1007  HD.1316 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1007) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to provide for annual perform at risk assessments by health care employers and labor organizations. 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.
H.1033  HD.2053 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1033) of Aaron Michlewitz and others relative to preventing wage theft and promoting employer accountability. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1038  HD.955 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1038) of David M. Rogers and others relative to protecting pregnant workers from discrimination in the workplace. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1042  HD.1038 By Ms. Vincent of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1042) of RoseLee Vincent and others relative to the equality of Sunday pay for retail workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1064  HD.81 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1064) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to creating a pilot program to transfer high acuity behavioral health and dual diagnosis patients away from overcrowded emergency departments. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1065  HD.126 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1065) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to creating intensive stabilization and treatment units within the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1080  HD.1502 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1080) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to inspections of kennels or catteries and penalties for noncompliance. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1143  HD.728 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1143) of Edward F. Coppinger and others relative to the closing of hospital essential services. Public Health.
H.1144  HD.858 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1144) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to safe patient handling in certain health facilities. Public Health.
H.1163  HD.557 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1163) of Sean Garballey and others relative to access to original birth certificates for all persons born in the Commonwealth. 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.
H.1200  HD.1425 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1200) of Paul McMurtry and others that continuing education necessary for the renewal of a physician’s certificate of registration include courses on Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and other cognitive impairments. Public Health.
H.1236  HD.1211 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1236) of Bruce J. Ayers and others relative to the membership of the Department of Fire Services Commission. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1237  HD.1212 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1237) of Bruce J. Ayers and others relative to designating the position of State Fire Marshal as a Governor’s Cabinet position. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1239  HD.1174 By Mr. Boldyga of Southwick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1239) of Nicholas A. Boldyga and others relative to the purchasing of rifles, shotguns and feeding devices. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1245  HD.1258 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1245) of Marjorie C. Decker and others for the establishment of a chronic hazard advisory panel to study and make recommendations relative to children’s products and upholstered furniture containing certain flame retardants. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1253  HD.1772 By Mr. Dooley of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1253) of Shawn Dooley and others relative to the return of private weapons temporarily stored with certain private businesses. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1265  HD.555 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1265) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to non-resident firearm licensing. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1268  HD.1123 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 1268) of Paul R. Heroux and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the use of manufactured wood products and light weight wood frame truss assemblies, so-called. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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.1287  HD.622 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1287) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to permit the carrying of unloaded shotguns and rifles on public ways. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1290  HD.93 By Mr. McKenna of Webster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1290) of Joseph D. McKenna and others relative to firearm licensing requirements. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1296  HD.727 By Mr. Miceli of Wilmington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1296) of James R. Miceli and others relative to laws, ordinances or regulations concerning to the lawful ownership, use, possession, transfer, purchase, receipt or transportation of weapons, antique weapons, ammunition or ammunition components. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1310  HD.2041 By Mr. Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1310) of Todd M. Smola and others relative to the lawful sale of guns. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1315  HD.1236 By Mr. Vieira of Falmouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1315) of David T. Vieira and others relative to the transportation of firearms by non-residents. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1316  SD.1889 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1316) of Anne M. Gobi, Kimberly N. Ferguson, Peter J. Durant, Steven S. Howitt and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the sale of firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1318  SD.1139 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1318) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Steven S. Howitt, Todd M. Smola, James R. Miceli and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equitable firearm license fees. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1320  SD.1155 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1320) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Steven S. Howitt, James R. Miceli, Joseph D. McKenna and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to non-resident firearm license fees. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1321  SD.1156 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1321) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Steven S. Howitt, Todd M. Smola, James R. Miceli and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the lawful sale of ammunition. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1322  SD.1157 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1322) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Steven S. Howitt, Todd M. Smola, James R. Miceli and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the lawful sale of handguns. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1323  SD.1159 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1323) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Steven S. Howitt, Todd M. Smola, James R. Miceli and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to carrying unloaded rifles or shotguns. . Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1324  SD.1162 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1324) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Steven S. Howitt, James R. Miceli, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to change of address for firearm licensing. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1326  SD.1873 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1326) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Peter J. Durant, Steven S. Howitt, Todd M. Smola and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify firearms oversight. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1326  HD.893 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1326) of Bruce J. Ayers and others relative to residency of certain police, fire and fire alarm division employees . Public Service.
S.1338  SD.64 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1338) of Michael O. Moore, Steven S. Howitt, Todd M. Smola, Josh S. Cutler and other members of the General Court relative to firearm license fees. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1339  SD.65 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1339) of Michael O. Moore, Steven S. Howitt, Susan Williams Gifford, Sheila C. Harrington and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize the Colonel of the State Police, or persons authorized by him, to issue temporary license to carry firearms to certain nonresidents. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1340  SD.66 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1340) of Michael O. Moore, Steven S. Howitt, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Joseph D. McKenna and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to firearm suppressors . Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1361  HD.1347 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1361) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to providing smoking cessation programs for certain police officers and firefighters. Public Service.
H.1389  HD.1423 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1389) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to retirement benefits for certain veterans. Public Service.
H.1426  HD.213 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1426) of Michael J. Moran and others relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee on Public Counsel Services. 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.
H.1443  HD.763 By Mr. Ryan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1443) of Daniel J. Ryan and others that provision be made for binding arbitration for firefighters and police officers. Public Service.
H.1444  HD.822 By Mr. Ryan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1444) of Daniel J. Ryan and others relative to medical and physical fitness examinations for police officers and firefighters. Public Service.
H.1449  HD.215 By Mr. Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1449) of Todd M. Smola and others for legislation to include certain certified emergency telecommunicators in Group 2 of the contributory retirement system for public employees. Public Service.
S.1451  SD.16 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1451) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Susan Williams Gifford, Chris Walsh, Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the hours of employment of pensioners for services after retirement in the public sector. Public Service.
S.1481  SD.875 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1481) of James E. Timilty, Aaron Vega, Jack Lewis, Brendan P. Crighton and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide fair and affordable public retiree benefits. Public Service.
S.1530  SD.1553 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1530) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Barbara A. L'Italien, Paul R. Heroux, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the family caregiver tax credit. Revenue.
S.1540  SD.1142 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1540) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Steven S. Howitt, Todd M. Smola, Susan Williams Gifford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to gun safe tax deductions. Revenue.
S.1541  SD.1146 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1541) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Steven S. Howitt, Todd M. Smola, James R. Miceli and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to tax exemptions on gun safes and trigger locks. 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.1590  HD.731 By Mr. Muradian of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1590) of David K. Muradian, Jr. and others relative to sales tax exemptions for gun safes and trigger locks. Revenue.
H.1592  HD.734 By Mr. Muradian of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1592) of David K. Muradian, Jr. and others relative to the sales tax exemption on personal safety devices. Revenue.
H.1640  HD.174 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1640) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to assess certain taxes for financing regional transportation needs and investments. Revenue.
H.1643  HD.610 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1643) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to establish the family caregiver tax credit. Revenue.
H.1681  HD.913 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1681) of Kay Khan and others relative to the governance of the Health Policy Commission. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1685  HD.779 By Messrs. McMurtry of Dedham and Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1685) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in state contracts. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1689  SD.922 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1689) of Cynthia S. Creem, Ruth B. Balser, Jay R. Kaufman, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit discrimination in state contracts. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1717  SD.1133 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1717) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Steven S. Howitt, Susan Williams Gifford, Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to proclaim May as Aviation Awareness Month. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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.
H.1892  HD.348 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1892) of William M. Straus and others relative to requiring hands-free use of mobile telephones while operating a motor vehicle. Transportation.
S.1908  SD.90 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1908) of Cynthia S. Creem, John C. Velis, Jonathan Hecht and Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to hands free cell phone devices. Transportation.
H.1920  HD.901 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1920) 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.1921  HD.1683 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1921) of James Arciero and others for legislation to exempt Gold Star annuity payments issued by the Commonwealth from being declared as income. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1933  HD.1416 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1933) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the publishing of the names of veterans on certain municipal tax lists. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1935  SD.919 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1935) of Eric P. Lesser, Adam G. Hinds, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation to study the feasibility of high-speed rail access between Springfield and Boston. Transportation.
H.1953  HD.2200 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1953) of Mark J. Cusack and others for legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.1954  HD.2425 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1954) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish a voluntary training program in best practices for the care of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.1958  HD.2324 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1958) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to change the name of the Disabled Persons Protection Commission to the commission for the protection of persons with disabilities and updating the terminology and investigative practices related to the protection of persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.1959  HD.2233 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1959) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the care of children, adults and families with complex medical conditions and special health care needs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.1967  HD.2301 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1967) of James J. O'Day and others relative to the administration of the personal care attendant program by the Division of Medical Assistance. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.1992  HD.2298 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1992) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., and others relative to telecommunications systems contractors and technicians. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.2029  SD.1808 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2029) of Michael F. Rush, John C. Velis, Paul R. Heroux, Kate Hogan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to paid military leave. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.2053  SD.2157 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) (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.
H.2091  HD.2500 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2091) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to voter registration. Election Laws.
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.
H.2236  HD.2336 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2236) of Thomas M. Stanley and others relative to adjunct faculty wages. Higher Education.
H.2244  HD.2526 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2244) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others for legislation to exclude certain veterans’ benefits in calculating housing assistance benefits. Housing.
H.2274  HD.2851 By Representative Donato of Medford and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2274) of Paul J. Donato and others relative to guidelines for guardians of minor children. The Judiciary.
H.2276  HD.2107 By Representative Ferguson of Holden and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2276) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to the training of law enforcement officers and correction officers in interactions with persons on the autism spectrum who are victims or witnesses to crimes, or suspected or convicted of crimes. The Judiciary.
H.2327  HD.2147 By Mr. Murphy of Weymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2327) of James M. Murphy and John C. Velis relative to the safety of courthouse areas and remote court proceedings. The Judiciary.
H.2328  HD.2149 By Mr. Murphy of Weymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2328) of James M. Murphy, Bruce J. Ayers and John C. Velis relative to the possession of firearms in courthouses. The Judiciary.
H.2329  HD.2151 By Mr. Murphy of Weymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2329) of James M. Murphy, Bruce J. Ayers and John C. Velis for legislation to allow court officers to carry firearms within the premises of the court or the immediate vicinity thereof . The Judiciary.
H.2442  HD.2190 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2442) of Mark J. Cusack and others for legislation to establish safeguards to prevent death and disability from stroke. Public Health.
H.2451  HD.2879 By Representatives Donato of Medford and Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2451) of Paul J. Donato and others relative to practitioners licensed to practice medicine or advanced practice nursing and improving access to value based nurse practitioner care. Public Health.
H.2457  HD.2389 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2457) of Sean Garballey and others relative to liability protection for disaster volunteers. Public Health.
H.2485  HD.2462 By Mr. D'Emilia of Bridgewater, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2485) of Angelo L. D'Emilia and others for legislation to allow for the lawful sale of inert ammunition components from certain out-of-state vendors to lawfully licensed gun owners in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2489  HD.2516 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2489) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to improve data collection in the juvenile justice system. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2492  HD.2909 By Miss Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2492) of Colleen M. Garry and others relative to the sale or possession of electrical weapons. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2507  HD.2125 By Mr. Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2507) of Todd M. Smola and others relative to the licensing of firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2512  HD.2343 By Mrs. Whipps of Athol, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2512) of Susannah M. Whipps and others relative to previously licensed gun owners. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2515  HD.2154 By Mr. Cahill of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2515) of Daniel Cahill and others relative to disability benefits for incapacitated public employees. Public Service.
H.2522  HD.2894 By Mr. Crighton of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2522) of Brendan P. Crighton and others for legislation relative to the cost of living adjustment for public retirees. Public Service.
H.2554  HD.2654 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2554) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to increasing pension benefits for certain retired teachers and public employees. Public Service.
H.2569  HD.2867 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2569) of Paul W. Mark and others relative to out of pocket health expenses for active and retired employees, their dependents and survivors. Public Service.
H.2576  HD.2325 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2576) of James J. O'Day and others relative to retirement benefits for certain employees of the Department of Correction. Public Service.
H.2698  HD.2527 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2698) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for legislation to prohibit companies from charging ratepayers for the construction or expansion of interstate gas infrastructure. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2767  HD.2523 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2767) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to establishing the office of the Secretary of the Department of Veterans’ Services in the Governor’s cabinet. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.2768  HD.2525 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2768) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to shelter benefits for veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.2769  HD.2528 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2769) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to the appointment of veterans’ agents and service officers. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.2796  HD.3564 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2796) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to providing child care assistance to homeless families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.2803  HD.3222 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2803) of James J. O'Day and others relative to the safety and security of social workers employed by the Department of Children and Families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.2821  HD.3072 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2821) of John J. Lawn, Jr., and others for legislation to establish standards for medical gas piping systems. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.2823  HD.3525 By Mr. Mahoney of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2823) of John J. Mahoney and others relative to promoting emerging breweries. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.2864  HD.3668 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2864) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the use of tobacco products in primary and secondary school buildings or facilities. Education.
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.2889  HD.3573 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2889) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to licensing home care and home health services. Elder Affairs.
H.3000  HD.3443 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Higgins of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3000) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to provide scholarships to for programs leading to an associate’s or bachelor’s degree. Higher Education.
H.3001  HD.3432 By Mr. Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3001) of Russell E. Holmes and others for legislation to establish a board of directors at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center . Higher Education.
H.3027  HD.3071 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3027) of Paul Brodeur and others for legislation to establish the office of adult guardianship and decisional support services. The Judiciary.
H.3102  HD.3428 By Mr. Markey of Dartmouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3102) of Christopher M. Markey and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study and evaluate policies related to the juvenile justice system. The Judiciary.
H.3176  HD.3346 By Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3176) of Hannah Kane and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to regulate the operations of marijuana establishments. Marijuana Policy.
H.3177  HD.3358 By Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3177) of Hannah Kane and others for legislation to further regulate the manufacturing and sales of certain commercial marijuana products. Marijuana Policy.
H.3178  HD.3373 By Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3178) of Hannah Kane and others relative to the determination of instances of drugged driving. Marijuana Policy.
H.3179  HD.3392 By Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3179) of Hannah Kane and others relative to home growing of marijuana. Marijuana Policy.
H.3180  HD.3402 By Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3180) of Hannah Kane and others relative to youth marijuana use, prevention and education. Marijuana Policy.
H.3181  HD.3411 By Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3181) of Hannah Kane and others relative to the social and economic effects of marijuana in the Commonwealth. Marijuana Policy.
H.3182  HD.3420 By Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3182) of Hannah Kane and others relative to packaging requirements for marijuana and marijuana products. Marijuana Policy.
H.3183  HD.3430 By Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3183) of Hannah Kane and others relative to the effects of marijuana and marijuana products with high potency on the human body. Marijuana Policy.
H.3184  HD.3592 By Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3184) of Hannah Kane and others for legislation to further regulate the advertisements and marketing of marijuana, marijuana products and marijuana accessories. Marijuana Policy.
H.3185  HD.3639 By Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3185) of Hannah Kane and others relative to penalties for underage possession and use of marijuana, tobacco and alcohol. Marijuana Policy.
H.3186  HD.3666 By Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3186) of Hannah Kane and others relative to adjusting the recreational marijuana tax structure. Marijuana Policy.
H.3236  HD.3457 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3236) of Sean Garballey and others relative to autism training for medical specialists. Public Health.
H.3278  HD.3108 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3278) of Nick Collins and others relative to creating a rebuttable presumption of job relatedness for certain public safety personnel suffering from disabling conditions caused by exposure to infectious diseases. Public Service.
H.3373  HD.3336 By Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3373) of Hannah Kane and others for legislation to establish the marijuana health and safety protection commission. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3395  HD.3357 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3395) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the use of renewable energy in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3429  HD.3208 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3429) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to improving passenger rail service between Springfield and Boston. Transportation.
H.3625  HD.3609 By Mr. Hunt of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3625) of Daniel J. Hunt and others relative to exempting certain veterans’ organizations from state and local meals tax. Revenue.
H.3643  HD.2497 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3643) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the hiring of veterans for state park ranger positions. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3698  HD.3896 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to the disclosure of customer proprietary information by internet service providers. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3812  HD.3970 By Messrs. Whelan of Brewster and Tucker of Salem, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Timothy R. Whelan, Paul Tucker and others relative to trafficking carfentanil or any salt or derivative thereof. The Judiciary.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.