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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Jason M. Lewis Democrat - Fifth Middlesex

Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
  SD.1867 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Denise Provost, David M. Rogers, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote awareness of safe recreation in public waterways. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
  HD.2465 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 9) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to stabilizing nursing facilities in the Commonwealth. Health Care Financing.
  HD.3651 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for adoption of resolutions condemning the actions of the Internal Revenue Service in regard to their investigation of non-profit groups with certain political affiliations. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
  HD.4115 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to raise the minimum tobacco sales age to 21. Public Health.
S.12  SD.1 By Ms. Murray, a petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 12) of Therese Murray, Josh S. Cutler, James M. Cantwell, Barry R. Finegold and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to absentee and early voting. Election Laws.
S.17  SD.492 By Mr. Rosenberg, a petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 17) of Stanley C. Rosenberg, Peter V. Kocot and Jason M. Lewis for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to allow for a graduated income tax. Revenue.
S.22  SD.136 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 22) of Gale D. Candaras, John W. Scibak, Stephen L. DiNatale, Alan Silvia and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a loan repayment program for direct care human service workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.37  SD.604 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 37) of James B. Eldridge, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Kay Khan, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote asset development in transitional assistance programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.63  HD.48 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 63) of William M. Straus and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to absentee voting by qualified voters of the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
H.73  HD.1238 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 73) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to spouses under the definition of family members serving as paid caregivers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.76  HD.2871 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 76) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to access to medical treatments for children with autism. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.78  HD.2945 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 78) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to services for adults with developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.89  HD.628 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 89) of James J. Dwyer and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to include persons with disabilities under the Health Disparities Council. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.93  SD.624 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 93) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Andrews, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide municipal control of liquor licenses. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.106  SD.1004 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 106) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce unwanted communication from creditors to protect the peace and privacy of residents. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.114  HD.872 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 114) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a pilot program to provide educational and training programs to low-income families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.124  HD.3297 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 124) of Kay Khan and others relative to hearings in the Department of Children and Families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.135  HD.364 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 135) of James J. O'Day and others relative to housing and support services to unaccompanied homeless youth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.137  HD.727 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 137) of James J. O'Day and others relative to eligibility and appropriations for programs for persons with disabilities, including the "Turning 22" program, so-called. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.143  HD.639 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 143) of Denise Provost and others relative to services for homeless individuals and families receiving assistance under the program of emergency aid to elders, disabled persons and children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.148  HD.2643 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 148) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to personal care services for persons with disabilities or seniors under the MassHealth program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.151  HD.1379 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 151) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to assist people with disabilities in realizing their rights and exercising their responsibilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.154  HD.2607 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 154) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to the protection of the mental and physical health of minors from sexual orientation and/or gender identity change efforts. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.155  SD.665 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 155) of James E. Timilty, Attorney General Martha Coakley, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate secondary metals dealing. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.158  HD.1239 By Mr. Sullivan of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 158) of David B. Sullivan and others relative to the eligibility of certain persons for the personal care attendant program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.166  HD.1256 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 166) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to the creation of low-profit limited liability company small businesses. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.167  HD.1355 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 167) of Linda Dorcena Forry and Jason M. Lewis relative to the creation of low-profit limited liability company small businesses. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.168  HD.3454 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 168) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to expand access to healthy foods through improved nutritional products at corner stores and farmers markets. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.179  HD.2742 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 179) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to expand the sale of products by farmer breweries. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.193  SD.1631 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 193) of Karen E. Spilka, Sal N. DiDomenico, Daniel A. Wolf, John V. Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation to create and maintain jobs in the Commonwealth. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.203  SD.668 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 203) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jason M. Lewis, Bruce E. Tarr, Eileen M. Donoghue and other members of the General Court for legislation to involve youth in civic engagement. Education.
S.209  SD.34 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 209) of Katherine M. Clark, Jason M. Lewis, John W. Scibak, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation realtive to healthy youth and sex education. Education.
H.221  HD.1524 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 221) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to the recorking of wine. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.235  HD.2891 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 235) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to establish a process to identify toxic chemical substances used in consumer products. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.236  HD.2910 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 236) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to consumer protection and regulation in psychotherapy. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.244  HD.2163 By Mr. Madden of Nantucket, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 244) of Timothy R. Madden and others for legislation to prevent the automatic signing up of consumers for products or services . Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.248  HD.1823 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 248) of Ronald Mariano and others relative to secondary metals dealings. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.264  HD.1445 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 264) of Jerald A. Parisella and others relative to exempting certain school stadiums from plumbing regulations. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.267  HD.999 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 267) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.269  HD.1761 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 269) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to the sale of second hand motor vehicles by municipalities. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.289  SD.888 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 289) of Katherine M. Clark, Jason M. Lewis, Christopher G. Fallon, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to regard the SHINE health insurance counseling program. Elder Affairs.
S.292  SD.887 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 292) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Christopher G. Fallon, Jason M. Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote equal choice a cost savings in health care. Elder Affairs.
H.302  HD.3337 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 302) of Chris Walsh and others relative to the sale of alcohol on Sundays. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.313  SD.436 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 313) of Katherine M. Clark, Jason M. Lewis, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish online voter registration. Election Laws.
S.314  SD.1139 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 314) of Cynthia S. Creem, Kenneth I. Gordon, Kay Khan, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish election day registration. Election Laws.
H.324  HD.2634 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 324) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to transparency in economic development spending. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.325  HD.2636 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 325) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to the collection and reporting of data necessary to assess total spending or to judge the impact of economic development investments. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.327  SD.1562 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 327) of Barry R. Finegold, Sal N. DiDomenico, Frank I. Smizik, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform election laws. Election Laws.
S.330  SD.1436 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 330) of Richard T. Moore and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to promote fair campaign practices. Election Laws.
H.334  HD.333 By Representatives Benson of Lunenburg and Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 334) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for an investigation by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education relative to determining whether there are sufficient and appropriate services for low-incidence students with disabilities. Education.
S.342  SD.817 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 342) of Stephen M. Brewer, Todd M. Smola, Kimberly N. Ferguson and Jason M. Lewis for legislation relative to irrigation systems. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.344  SD.1422 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 344) of William N. Brownsberger, Martha M. Walz, Lori A. Ehrlich, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a process to evaluate exposure to catastrophic flooding as a result of climate change. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.344  HD.2870 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 344) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to addressing the needs of students with autism. Education.
H.355  HD.988 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 355) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to establishing an insurance program for municipalities in relation to special education costs. Education.
S.357  SD.961 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 357) of James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to require producer responsibility for collection reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.401  SD.1095 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 401) of Karen E. Spilka, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Thomas M. Stanley, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animals during pet sales. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.447  SD.1447 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 447) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Sean Garballey, Jason M. Lewis, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate executive compensation at mutual insurance companies. Financial Services.
H.450  HD.360 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 450) of James J. O'Day and others relative to age-appropriate sexual health education. Education.
H.454  HD.1882 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 454) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to bullying in schools. Education.
H.478  HD.2685 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 478) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others that physical education be a required subject in all grades for all students in public schools and charter schools. Education.
H.492  HD.1107 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 492) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to the calculation of special education reimbursement amounts. Education.
H.493  HD.1109 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 493) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to include transportation costs in the special education reimbursement program. Education.
S.515  SD.1059 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 515) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Martha M. Walz, William Smitty Pignatelli and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish Medicare for all in Massachusetts. Health Care Financing.
S.522  SD.905 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 522) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Christopher G. Fallon, Jason M. Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the MassHealth program. Health Care Financing.
H.522  HD.330 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 522) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to providing for an analysis of health education. Education.
H.523  HD.1031 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 523) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to reduce the school dropout rate and assist students who have dropped out. Education.
H.528  HD.1455 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 528) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to requiring the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to review state-mandated reporting requirements for school districts . Education.
S.533  SD.1301 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 533) of Richard T. Moore and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to establish health care criteria for performance excellence. Health Care Financing.
H.543  HD.1251 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 543) of Jonathan Hecht and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to institutional long-term care in the Commonwealth. Elder Affairs.
S.550  SD.1442 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 550) of Richard T. Moore, Jason M. Lewis, Eileen M. Donoghue, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide coverage for tobacco use cessation under Commonwealth Care. Health Care Financing.
H.555  HD.1740 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 555) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others that the Division of Medical Assistance provide coverage for residential habilitation services for individuals age sixty or older. Elder Affairs.
H.557  HD.2313 By Ms. Andrews of Orange, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 557) of Denise Andrews and others relative to address changes for registered voters in the central registry of voters by the Secretary of State. Election Laws.
H.559  HD.522 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 559) of Cory Atkins and others relative to accountability for certain corporate political activities. Election Laws.
H.579  HD.3060 By Representatives Fox of Boston and Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 579) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to establish election day voter registration. Election Laws.
H.581  HD.2543 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 581) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to establish online voter registration. Election Laws.
S.601  SD.1541 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 601) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jason M. Lewis, Michael F. Rush, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court that provision be made for an investigation and study by a special commission relative to the need for accessible homes for the elderly, returning veterans with disabilities, and families that include persons with disabilities. Housing.
H.613  HD.1016 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 613) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to authorize local boards of registrars to perform random audits of election results in precincts. Election Laws.
H.614  HD.1017 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 614) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to authorize persons to pre-register to vote prior to their eighteenth birthday. Election Laws.
H.615  HD.1018 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 615) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to establish procedures for early voting in elections in cities and towns. Election Laws.
H.617  HD.1024 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 617) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to authorize persons to pre-register to vote prior to their eighteenth birthday. Election Laws.
H.618  HD.1025 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 618) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to authorize local boards of registrars to perform random audits of election results in precincts. Election Laws.
H.620  HD.2456 By Mr. Moran of Boston and Senator Chang-Diaz, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 620) of Michael J. Moran, Sonia Chang-Diaz and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to establish permanent voter registration for registered voters who move within the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
S.641  SD.69 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 641) of Harriette L. Chandler, William N. Brownsberger, John W. Scibak, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to update public health laws. The Judiciary.
S.642  SD.132 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 642) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jason M. Lewis, William N. Brownsberger, James J. O'Day and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to freedom of speech and association. The Judiciary.
S.650  SD.333 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 650) of Katherine M. Clark, Thomas M. Stanley, David Paul Linsky, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to witness intimidation. The Judiciary.
H.650  HD.1298 By Mr. Walsh of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 650) of Steven M. Walsh and others relative to allowing cities and towns to provide for early voting in elections in the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
H.651  HD.1034 By Representatives Walz of Boston and Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 651) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to further regulate the financing of political campaigns. Election Laws.
S.656  SD.1613 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 656) of Katherine M. Clark, Paul Brodeur, Donald H. Wong, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect our communities. The Judiciary.
H.657  HD.3250 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 657) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to protect from net loss public lands or easements taken or acquired for natural resources. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.694  HD.916 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 694) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the use of coal ash as a solid waste. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.695  HD.3079 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 695) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to hydraulic fracturing wastewater. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.696  HD.3089 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 696) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag pollution. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.705  HD.2576 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 705) of Sean Garballey and others relative to protecting lakes and ponds by establishing an invasive aquatic plant management fund. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.707  HD.2597 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 707) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to further regulate the use of hydraulic fracturing to stimulate the extraction of natural gas. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.741  HD.2302 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 741) of Peter V. Kocot and others for legislation to establish product stewardship programs to provide free-of-charge recycling when products are sold or discarded. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.743  HD.2308 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 743) of Peter V. Kocot, Jason M. Lewis and Ellen Story relative to the protection of right whales within the coastal waters of the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.749  HD.1669 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 749) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish old growth forest reserves in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.756  HD.3259 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 756) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the Endangered Species Act. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.765  HD.2959 By Messrs. McMurtry of Dedham and Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 765) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to reduce the total amount of solid waste disposed of by means of landfill and incineration. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.785  HD.638 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 785) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to establish a Mystic River water quality commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation and study of the conditions of said river for fishing, boating and swimming. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.803  HD.1092 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 803) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require producer responsibility for collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.805  HD.1979 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 805) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to establish a sustainable water resource fund to mitigate water shortages. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.806  HD.2032 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 806) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to develop science-based stream-flow standards. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.824  HD.576 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 824) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to hunting or trapping on private land. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.837  HD.1265 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 837) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of certain insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.838  HD.1269 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 838) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of group or individual disability, accident or sickness insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.840  HD.1349 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 840) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to require health care coverage for emergency psychiatric services. Financial Services.
H.847  HD.531 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 847) of Jennifer E. Benson, Jason M. Lewis and Denise Andrews for legislation to provide that cytologic screenings performed at the same time as annual physical examinations be separately billed by health care providers and paid by insurers. Financial Services.
S.858  SD.782 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 858) of James B. Eldridge, Benjamin B. Downing, Marc R. Pacheco, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish uniform wage compliance and recordkeeping. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.863  HD.122 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 863) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
H.908  HD.1301 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 908) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to protecting consumers from unsolicited loans. Financial Services.
H.918  HD.746 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 918) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to the use of certain insurance underwriting guidelines for homeowners with dogs living on such insured property. Financial Services.
S.942  SD.618 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 942) of James B. Eldridge, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect abandoned animals in vacant properties. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.946  SD.1099 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 946) of James B. Eldridge, Karen E. Spilka, Paul McMurtry, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.952  SD.1488 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 952) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Louis L. Kafka, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen the enforcement of certain dog laws. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.959  SD.83 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 959) of Michael O. Moore, William C. Galvin and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to allow for the decriminalization of minor offenses. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.963  SD.1437 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 963) of Richard T. Moore and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to promote municipal efficiency and innovation through regional collaboration. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.965  HD.614 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 965) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to allow the designation of a donor's retirement account as a collateral assignee of certain life insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.969  HD.1323 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 969) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others for legislation to authorize the Commissioner of Insurance to set labor rates paid by insurance companies to auto repairers. Financial Services.
H.981  HD.1537 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 981) of John W. Scibak and others relative to financial services contracts for dental benefits corporations. Financial Services.
S.985  SD.1392 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 985) of Michael Barrett, Carlos Henriquez, Jason M. Lewis, Kenneth I. Gordon and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
S.986  SD.44 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 986) of William N. Brownsberger and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to protect patients from breakthrough seizures. Public Health.
S.999  SD.35 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 999) of Katherine M. Clark, William N. Brownsberger, John W. Scibak, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the responsible counseling of pregnant women. Public Health.
H.1022  HD.1308 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1022) of Linda Dorcena Forry and Jason M. Lewis relative to evidence of coverage to be delivered to covered adults by health, dental and vision care providers. Health Care Financing.
H.1025  HD.1189 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1025) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the SHINE health insurance counseling program. Health Care Financing.
H.1051  HD.2686 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1051) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to preventing unnecessary medical debt through hospital and affiliate charity care policies. Health Care Financing.
H.1053  HD.1677 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1053) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to compare cost savings under existing cost control laws to cost savings achievable under a single-payer health care system. Health Care Financing.
H.1058  HD.812 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1058) of Ellen Story and others relative to continuity of care for families enrolled in MassHealth. Health Care Financing.
S.1060  SD.1275 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1060) of Richard T. Moore, Michael R. Knapik, James B. Eldridge and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to adopt the nurse licensure compact. Public Health.
S.1068  SD.1375 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1068) of Richard T. Moore, Eileen M. Donoghue, Sal N. DiDomenico, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public health volunteer responders. Public Health.
H.1075  HD.3186 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1075) of Jerald A. Parisella and others relative to prohibiting the assessment of financial penalties on active duty military personnel withdrawing from postsecondary courses . Higher Education.
S.1076  SD.1438 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1076) of Richard T. Moore, Jason M. Lewis, Barry R. Finegold, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the elimination of waste in certain state facilities. Public Health.
H.1077  HD.2639 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1077) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a student loan repayment pilot program to be administered by the Board of Higher Education for licensed social workers. Higher Education.
S.1105  SD.672 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1105) of James E. Timilty, James J. Dwyer, Daniel A. Wolf, Timothy R. Madden and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate tanning facilities. Public Health.
S.1115  SD.655 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1115) of Harriette L. Chandler, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, Patricia D. Jehlen, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the collection and analysis of data relative to traffic stops and to establish a primary safety belt law. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1117  SD.339 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1117) of Katherine M. Clark, Paul Brodeur, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Donald H. Wong and other members of the General Court for legislation to regionalize public safety services. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1124  SD.1271 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1124) of Cynthia S. Creem and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to improve data collection in the juvenile justice system. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1127  HD.3170 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1127) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to provide financing for the production and preservation of housing for low and moderate income residents. Housing.
H.1146  HD.2663 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1146) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to establishing a public housing innovation program. Housing.
S.1172  SD.1101 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1172) of Karen E. Spilka, Louis L. Kafka, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure the safety of people with pets in disasters. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1177  HD.929 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1177) of Cory Atkins and others relative to the punishment for the crime of domestic violence. The Judiciary.
S.1189  SD.632 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1189) of James E. Timilty, Stephen L. DiNatale, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to police training. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1198  HD.3033 By Mr. Beaton of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1198) of Matthew A. Beaton and others for legislation to increase the penalties for violations of certain hunting laws. The Judiciary.
H.1232  HD.3309 By Representative Brodeur of Melrose and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1232) of Paul Brodeur, Katherine M. Clark and others relative to sex offenders and the protection of children. The Judiciary.
H.1235  HD.519 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1235) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Jason M. Lewis and Martha M. Walz for legislation to include court administrative records in the law defining public records. The Judiciary.
H.1243  HD.1124 By Ms. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1243) of Linda Campbell and others relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases. The Judiciary.
S.1298  SD.924 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1298) of James E. Timilty, Michael O. Moore, Mark J. Cusack, Paul J. Donato and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining. Public Service.
S.1312  SD.764 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1312) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jason M. Lewis, Gale D. Candaras, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to a tobacco excise. Revenue.
S.1330  SD.1089 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1330) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis and Daniel A. Wolf for legislation to apply the sales tax to certain retail sales over the internet. Revenue.
H.1357  HD.2460 By Ms. Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1357) of Colleen M. Garry and others relative to the use of information derived from unmanned aerial vehicles as evidence in judicial, regulatory or other government proceedings. The Judiciary.
H.1432  HD.773 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1432) of Kay Khan and others relative to youthful offenders and criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
H.1433  HD.826 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1433) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to prevent shackling and promote safe pregnancies for female inmates. The Judiciary.
H.1434  HD.858 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1434) of Kay Khan, Denise Andrews and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to establish a women's correctional facility in Middlesex County. The Judiciary.
H.1472  HD.613 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1472) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to intimidation in the criminal justice system. The Judiciary.
S.1480  SD.628 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1480) of James B. Eldridge, Sheila C. Harrington, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance access to electronic public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1481  SD.629 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1481) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, James Arciero, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve access to public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1486  HD.1578 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1486) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the use of solitary confinement in correctional facilities. The Judiciary.
H.1496  HD.1758 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1496) of Ronald Mariano and others relative to the penalties for certain violations of the workers' compensation insurance law. The Judiciary.
S.1509  SD.1303 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1509) of Richard T. Moore, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Michael O. Moore, John V. Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the commission on government accountability, economy, and efficiency. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1513  SD.1411 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1513) of Richard T. Moore, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate waste and improve public oversight of state agencies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1515  SD.1439 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1515) of Richard T. Moore, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Randy Hunt and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote value and efficiency in the delivery of state services. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1525  HD.2880 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1525) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
H.1549  HD.239 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1549) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the apprehension of drunk drivers and other law violators. The Judiciary.
H.1552  HD.1773 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1552) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to ensuring confidentiality for victims of rape and domestic violence. The Judiciary.
S.1563  SD.874 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1563) of Daniel A. Wolf, John F. Keenan, Ruth B. Balser, Elizabeth A. Poirier and other members of the General Court for legislation to create an annual Service and Volunteerism day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1589  HD.1172 By Messrs. Rushing of Boston and Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1589) of Byron Rushing, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to gender identity and access to public accommodations. The Judiciary.
H.1597  HD.218 By Messrs. Sannicandro of Ashland and Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1597) of Tom Sannicandro, David Paul Linsky and others relative to written consent of a parent or legal guardian and counseling of minor pregnant women seeking aboritions. The Judiciary.
S.1626  SD.735 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1626) of Robert L. Hedlund, Jason M. Lewis, William N. Brownsberger, Tom Sannicandro and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the treatment of elephants. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.1628  HD.1093 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1628) of Thomas M. Stanley, Linda Dorcena Forry and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to establish a pilot program to discourage drinking by individuals under the legal drinking age and to provide a non-criminal disposition process for first offenders, including alcohol education. The Judiciary.
H.1630  HD.125 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1630) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further regulate the performance of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health. The Judiciary.
H.1638  HD.466 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1638) of Benjamin Swan and others for the establishment of a Massachusetts innocence commission to analyze the circumstances of innocent persons being charged, prosecuted, convicted and incarcerated. The Judiciary.
H.1641  HD.485 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1641) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to telephone service for inmates in correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
S.1646  SD.1670 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1646) of Katherine M. Clark, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transportation improvements in the Commonwealth. Transportation.
H.1674  HD.578 By Representative Walsh of Boston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1674) of Martin J. Walsh, John A. Hart and others relative to national criminal offender record information checks for persons working with individuals served by the Department of Mental Retardation. The Judiciary.
H.1683  HD.332 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1683) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to regulate the compensation payable to board members of public charities. The Judiciary.
H.1684  HD.1014 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1684) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to further define privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
H.1685  HD.1035 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1685) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to regulate the solemnization of certain marriages by public employees. The Judiciary.
H.1701  HD.1891 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1701) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to increase the minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1702  HD.991 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1702) of Thomas J. Calter and others for legislation to further define comparable worth in the workplace. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1707  HD.503 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1707) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to social network privacy and employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1708  HD.794 By Representatives Coakley-Rivera of Springfield and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1708) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others for legislation to further regulate the method of calculating the period of time for employees in filing certain complaints with the Attorney General under the labor relations laws of the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1715  HD.2221 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Brownsberger, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1715) of Lori A. Ehrlich, William Brownsberger and others for legislation to limit the time that former employees must wait before being employed by a competitor. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1727  SD.1029 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by resolution, Senate, No. 1727) of James B. Eldridge and Jason M. Lewis for the adoption of resolutions calling on Congress to convene a Constitutional Convention. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1742  SD.1399 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1742) of Richard T. Moore, Michael O. Moore, John V. Fernandes, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a service-disabled veteran-owned small business procurement program for state contracts and purchasing. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1750  HD.2258 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1750) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to establish employment rights for certain domestic workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1759  HD.2658 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1759) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to making investments in youth employment and educational pathways to employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1767  HD.968 By Ms. Story of Amherst and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1767) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further define comparable work. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1770  HD.200 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1770) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to unemployment payments by cities and towns. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1784  HD.467 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1784) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to proportional payments of the Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1794  HD.1658 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1794) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to ensure access to Department of Mental Health services for certain individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and related conditions. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1799  HD.1235 By Representative Malia of Boston and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1799) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Jennifer L. Flanagan and others relative to mental health services for children. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1806  HD.640 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1806) of Denise Provost and others relative to the rights of persons receiving services from program or facilities of the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1825  HD.359 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1825) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to regulating the sale of dogs. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1842  HD.720 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1842) of Jonathan Hecht and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to regulate the powers of tree wardens in municipalities in the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1852  HD.279 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1852) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the care of animals in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1853  HD.692 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1853) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1859  HD.3216 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Wolf, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1859) of Stephen Kulik, Daniel A. Wolf and others relative to municipal zoning, subdivision control and master planning. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1874  HD.1738 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1874) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others relative to the protection of puppies and kittens. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1914  SD.1898 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross, Linda Campbell and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animal welfare and safety. The Judiciary.
H.1936  HD.1248 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1936) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to genetically engineered food. Public Health.
H.1950  HD.1657 By Messrs. Fernandes of Milford and Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1950) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to prohibiting clinical laboratory self-referrals. Public Health.
H.1963  HD.2101 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1963) of Sean Garballey and others relative to promoting workplace safety for social workers. Public Health.
H.1965  HD.2580 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1965) of Sean Garballey and others relative to liability protection for disaster volunteers. Public Health.
H.1966  HD.3265 By Representative Garballey of Arlington and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1966) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to restrict the sale of tobacco products at locations where health professionals are employed. Public Health.
H.1969  HD.394 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1969) of Denise C. Garlick and others that certain health facilities be directed to establish a "safe patient handling policy", so-called. Public Health.
H.1970  HD.396 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1970) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to establish a registry of volunteer personnel within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.1977  HD.1966 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1977) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr., Jason M. Lewis and Martin J. Walsh for legislation to establish an unused prescription drug disposal program within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.1985  HD.2539 By Ms. Hogan of Stow and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1985) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the release of a body by the medical examiner to a person charged with an offense which resulted in the death of the deceased. Public Health.
H.2003  HD.1593 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2003) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to establishing a board of registration in naturopathy and further regulating naturopathic health care. Public Health.
H.2006  HD.429 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2006) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to provide for the rapid deployment of qualified nurses. Public Health.
H.2007  HD.430 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2007) of Kay Khan and others relative to foods containing artificial trans fats. Public Health.
H.2011  HD.1693 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2011) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to expanding access to healthy food choices in vending machines on state property. Public Health.
H.2028  HD.1229 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2028) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to providing access to patient protection services for all residents. Public Health.
S.2028  SD.1997 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Marc R. Pacheco, Frank I. Smizik, Stanley C. Rosenberg, Michael Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for the establishment of a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2069  HD.2687 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2069) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to reduce asthma and other health threats from certain cleaning products used in schools. Public Health.
H.2071  HD.2689 By Messrs. Sánchez of Boston and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2071) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. Public Health.
H.2076  HD.215 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2076) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the restoration of oral health benefits for MassHealth recipients. Public Health.
H.2083  HD.2606 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2083) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to providing a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants. Public Health.
H.2084  HD.2613 By Representative Sciortino of Medford and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2084) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Patricia D. Jehlen and others that the Department of Public Health be directed to develop criteria and provide recommendations for removing barriers to cost-effective health care. Public Health.
H.2086  HD.284 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2086) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products. Public Health.
H.2088  HD.1156 By Messrs. Smizik of Brookline and Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2088) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to requiring health care coverage for the medically necessary treatment of disease, illness, injury or bodily dysfunction required by a student's individual educational program. Public Health.
H.2092  HD.126 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2092) of Ellen Story and others relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age. Public Health.
H.2103  HD.2550 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2103) of Aaron Vega and others relative to creating a folic acid awareness and birth defects prevention program within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.2138  HD.2668 By Mr. Diehl of Whitman, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2138) of Geoff Diehl and others relative to the training and hiring standards for municipal police officers. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2161  HD.207 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2161) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to authorize non-profit or charitable organizations to apply for waivers to the elevator inspection fees. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2204  Quality Improvement and Cost Reduction
S.2281  SD.2106 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senatre, No. 2281) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jay Livingstone, Frank I. Smizik, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote public safety and to protect access to reproductive health care facilities. The Judiciary.
H.2460  HD.579 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2460) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to evaluating injury and illness data and establishing safety and health measures to protect employees of the Commonwealth. Public Service.
H.2489  HD.352 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2489) of Cory Atkins and others relative to the sales tax on certain food products. Revenue.
H.2531  HD.3402 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2531) of Thomas P. Conroy, Jason M. Lewis and Denise Provost relative to the gradual increase in the taxation of gasoline sales. Revenue.
H.2532  HD.3422 By Representative Conroy of Wayland and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2532) of Thomas P. Conroy, Michael J. Barrett and others for legislation to impose a tax on certain fuels and dedicate the revenue raised therefrom toward transportation investment. Revenue.
H.2591  HD.1246 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2591) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to the taxation of telephone or telegraph corporations. Revenue.
H.2593  HD.2701 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2593) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to increase the tobacco excise tax, supplement the Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund and reduce youth tobacco consumption. Revenue.
H.2594  HD.3002 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2594) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to promote the use of electric vehicles through sales tax incentives and other benefits. Revenue.
H.2627  HD.676 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2627) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to real estate tax relief for certain owners of residential property. Revenue.
H.2629  HD.686 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2629) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote sales tax fairness for small businesses. Revenue.
H.2630  HD.695 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2630) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to further defining "tax expenditures" and providing for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to said tax expenditures. Revenue.
H.2634  HD.527 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2634) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to create a program to reduce childhood obesity by assessing a tax on candies, confectionaries and soft drinks. Revenue.
H.2672  HD.2138 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2672) of Aaron Michlewitz and others relative to providing tax credits for certain same sex couples. Revenue.
H.2678  HD.2305 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2678) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to establish tax transparency, strengthen the reporting requirements of public charities and establish reporting requirements for the trustees and directors of public charities. Revenue.
H.2687  HD.1359 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2687) of James J. O'Day and others relative to the taxation of certain income. Revenue.
H.2783  HD.521 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2783) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to enchancing access to electronic public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2784  HD.524 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2784) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to access to public records in state agencies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2800  HD.1210 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2800) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to public access to the financial statements of candidates for public office and the maintenance of an electronic reporting system for statements of financial interests. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2808  HD.3291 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2808) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor setting apart the Thursday of National Volunteer Week in April as Massachusetts service and volunteerism day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2834  HD.3034 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2834) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to grant the State Auditor access to certain confidential tax information for use in auditing tax expenditures. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2884  HD.1103 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2884) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to recovering losses for certain lost or stolen registered bond certificates issued by the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2898  HD.599 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2898) of Martin J. Walsh and others for legislation to prohibit the Commonwealth from contracting with companies that do not comply with federal regulations for the certification of minerals originating in the Congo. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2902  HD.1285 By Mr. Walsh of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2902) of Steven M. Walsh and others for legislation to provide for the disposition of certain state property based on smart growth land use policies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2906  HD.1436 By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2906) of Daniel B. Winslow and others for legislation to authorize the Suggestions Awards Board within the Executive Office for Administration and Finance to offer certain financial awards to citizens for suggestions reducing the cost of government. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2927  HD.643 By Messrs. DiNatale of Fitchburg and Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2927) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to regulate the establishment of municipal lighting plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2933  HD.1941 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2933) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to natural gas pipeline safety. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2934  HD.2241 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2934) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the detection and repair of natural gas leaks and reimbursements for damages. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2935  HD.2367 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2935) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the use of coal as an energy resource in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2940  HD.2590 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2940) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the reporting of hydraulic fracturing processes employed in the extraction of natural gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2943  HD.1105 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2943) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to include noncarbonated non-alcoholic beverages in the bottle law, so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2944  HD.2749 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2944) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to establish a double pole advisory council to recommend rules and regulations to reduce the use of double utility poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2945  HD.1886 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2945) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Telecommunications and Cable and the Department of Public Utilities to regulate the use of double utility poles . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2980  HD.3320 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2980) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to comprehensive siting reform for certain land-based wind projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2993  HD.2598 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2993) of Sean Garballey and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to school library services in the Commonwealth. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2999  HD.1394 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2999) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to create the position of poet laureate of the Commonwealth. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3027  HD.1553 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3027) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and Jason M. Lewis relative to use of seatbelts on school buses. Transportation.
H.3035  HD.2886 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3035) of Nick Collins, Jason M. Lewis and Martha M. Walz for legislation to provide concurrent police authority for Massachusetts Port Authority properties. Transportation.
H.3041  HD.1717 By Representative Diehl of Whitman and Senator Knapik, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3041) of Geoff Diehl, Robert L. Hedlund and others for legislation to authorize the Registry of Motor Vehicles to register eighteen year old male applicants for military selective service. Transportation.
H.3043  HD.400 By Mr. Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3043) of Paul J. Donato and others for legislation to authorize the installation and operation of digital video violation detection monitoring systems to detect drivers failing to stop for school buses. Transportation.
H.3045  HD.627 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 3045) of James J. Dwyer and others for an investigation by a special commission relative to improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the type II noise barrier implementation plan. Transportation.
H.3053  HD.1929 By Mr. Fresolo of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3053) of John P. Fresolo, Jason M. Lewis and Stephen L. DiNatale for legislation to require the licensing of livery vehicles. Transportation.
H.3068  HD.1117 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3068) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to regulate the use of automatic license plate reader systems. Transportation.
H.3069  HD.2189 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3069) of Jonathan Hecht and Jason M. Lewis that the Registry of Motor Vehicles be authorized to implement a discounted registration fee for certain motor vehicles. Transportation.
H.3141  HD.2609 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3141) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to contract assistance for Central Artery debt of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. Transportation.
H.3142  HD.2619 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3142) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to the establishment of a vehicle mileage user fee pilot program by the Department of Transportation. Transportation.
H.3195  HD.2438 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3195) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to the Massachusetts Military Family Relief Fund. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3204  HD.1444 By Messrs. Parisella of Beverly and Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3204) of Jerald A. Parisella and others relative to employment for members of the armed forces returning from active duty. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3208  HD.2481 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3208) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others that the Division of State Parks and Recreation be directed to issue ParksPass waivers to certain veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3210  HD.2621 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3210) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., and others relative to veterans' benefits equity for persons discharged from the military based on certain consensual conduct. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3211  HD.2679 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by resolutions, House, No. 3211) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to take certain actions concerning national budgetary matters. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3218  HD.1599 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3218) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to establish a legislative budget office. Ways and Means.
H.3238  HD.3435 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 3238) of Thomas P. Conroy and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to reducing poverty in the Commonwealth . Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3277  HD.1332 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere and Senator Timilty, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3277) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others that the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security in cooperation with the Criminal History Systems Board establish a secondary metals registry and relative to further regulating the licensing of secondary metals dealers. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3284  HD.3119 By Representatives Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3284) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others for legislation to encourage economic stability and growth through job retention and development by improving the transportation system in the Commonwealth. Transportation.
H.3291  HD.2846 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3291) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the safety of school children. Education.
H.3292  HD.3307 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3292) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to establish a public/private partnership with the Library of Congress to enhance libraries in the Commonwealth and promote reading. Education.
H.3294  HD.2902 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3294) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the transfer of ownership of foals under 5 months old by shelters . The Judiciary.
H.3342  HD.2803 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3342) of James M. Cantwell and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Agricultural Resources to promulgate rules and regulations governing boarding kennels and daycare facilities for dogs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3344  HD.2555 By Ms. Andrews of Orange, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3344) of Denise Andrews, Jason M. Lewis and Eileen M. Donoghue for legislation to further define the rights and duties of students and creditors relative to student loans. Financial Services.
H.3348  HD.2595 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3348) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to provide higher education tuition and fee waivers for certain veterans. Higher Education.
H.3402  HD.2519 By Messrs. McMurtry of Dedham and Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3402) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to exempting certain school supply expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers from the income tax. Revenue.
H.3525  HD.3531 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to the term of appointment of non-civil service police officers. Public Service.
H.3596  HD.3698 By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Daniel B. Winslow and others for legislation to reduce sexual exploitation of victims of human trafficking. The Judiciary.
H.3639  HD.3836 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to prohibit the sale to minors of electronic devices used to deliver liquid nicotine vapor. Public Health.
H.3692  HD.3883 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to animal cruelty. The Judiciary.
H.3773  HD.3930 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Stephen Kulik, Karen E. Spilka and others relative to borrowing by municipalities. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.3942  HD.3982 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Cleon H. Turner and others for legislation to require post secondary institutions to inform students of their right to call their parents and their right to an attorney in the event of a disciplinary hearing that may result in expulsion. Higher Education.
H.4037  Text of an amendment (offered by Mr. DeLeo of Winthrop and other members of the House) to the Senate Bill enhancing protection for victims of domestic violence (Senate, No. 1897). April 8, 2014.
H.4512  HD.4496 By Mr. Wong of Saugus, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4512) of Donald H. Wong, Paul Brodeur and Jason M. Lewis (by vote of the town) that the town of Wakefield be authorized to designate a check-off box on its tax bills for the Wakefield Veterans Relief Fund. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4513  HD.4497 By Mr. Wong of Saugus, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4513) of Donald H. Wong, Paul Brodeur and Jason M. Lewis (by vote of the town) that the town of Wakefield be authorized to designate a check-off box on its tax bills for the Wakefield Veterans Memorial and Patriotic Celebration Fund. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4560  HD.4564 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James J. O'Day, Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to the disclosure of home addresses and telephone numbers of certain employees of the Department of Children and Families. The Judiciary.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.