Martha M. Walz 186th (2009 - 2010)

Martha M. Walz


State House
Bill Docket Bill Title
S.17 SD626 For legislation to safeguard the confidentiality of prescribing information
S.23 SD2003 Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to initiative petitions
S.36 SD1688 For legislation to bring child support home
S.38 SD1635 For legislation to promote asset development in transitional assistance programs
S.39 SD1376 For legislation to ensure continuity of health coverage for children
S.40 SD1392 For legislation relative to foster youth who remain in the care of the Department of Children and Families after they attain eighteen years of age
S.43 SD892 For legislation to prevent homelessness among recipients of transitional assistance
S.54 SD1413 For legislation to ensure access to basic health care for children and young adults
S.55 SD4 For legislation to improve quality in early education and care by family child care proviers
S.82 SD124 For legislation to protect and improve the emergency aid to the elderly, disabled and children
H.109 HD1224 For legislation to prohibit the use of health data for marketing purposes
S.136 SD697 For legislation to reduce unwanted communications from creditors to protect the peace and privacy of residents
H.169 HD3938 Relative to services for homeless individuals and families receiving assistance under the program of emergency aid to elders, disabled and children
H.171 HD2508 Relative to increasing assistance by the Department of Public Welfare for certain elderly, disabled persons and children
H.175 HD1245 Relative to ensuring equal access to programs, projects or activity for the provision of services, financial aid or other benefits services for all residents of the Commonwealth
H.176 HD3945 For legislation to replace the words “mental retardation” in the General Laws with the words “developmental disabilities"
S.176 SD983 For legislation relative to authorizing the direct shipment of wins
H.188 HD3905 Relative to the continuation of eligiblity for medical benefits for certain children
H.204 HD417 For legislation to include car sharing as a principle for land development in smart growth planning
H.231 HD3406 For legislation to further regulate the collection of debt by creditors
S.235 SD2040 For legislation to establish a consistent funding source for reinvestment in vocational education infrastructure and programs
S.278 SD1968 For legislation to fulfill the promise of education reform adequate funding for student success
S.307 SD353 For legislation to supervize the personal care attendant program
H.317 HD3374 For legislation to regulate the direct shipment of wines
S.323 SD852 For legislation relative to dementia special care units in long-term care facilities.
S.328 SD120 For legislation to increase the personal care allowance for long term care residents
H.336 HD644 Relative to establishing a Massachusetts work-family council
H.344 HD653 For legislation to impose a penalty for the devocalization of dogs and cats
H.352 HD2262 Relative to further regulating single sex schools and classes
S.404 SD1846 For legislation relative to the reduction of particulate emissions from diesel engines
H.414 HD3745 For an investigation by a special commission (including membes of the General court) of school district capacity and efficient delivery of educational services
H.417 HD3749 For the establishment of a charter school working group (including members of the General Court) to study the financing of restrictions imposed upon and innovations promoted by charter schools
H.425 HD2977 Relative to educator excellence and providing for the establishment of a teacher, principal and superintendent quality endowment fund
S.442 SD1912 For legislation for a healthy Massachusetts: safer alternatives to toxic chemicals
H.451 HD650 Relative to creating a commission to regulate commercialism in the public schools
S.451 SD1384 For legislation to ensure access to lifesaving colorectal cancer screenings
S.474 SD476 For legislation relative to establishing family and employment security through temporary disability insurance and family temporary disability insurance
S.476 SD1402 For legislation to promote efficient revenue use by certain health service providers
H.487 HD2295 For legislation to provide equal opportunity for special education
H.494 HD2573 For legislation to improve early education and care for chiildren by family child care providers
H.523 HD769 Relative to establishing a YouthBuild program in the Commonwealth
H.537 HD620 Relative to dementia special care units in long term care facilities
H.545 HD1485 For legislation to increase the personal care allowance of residents of long-term care facilities
S.563 SD1226 For legislation to provide coverage for tobacco use cessation under Commonwealth Care
S.603 SD1982 For legislation relative to equal access to higher education and generating revenue for the commonwealth
H.624 HD238 For legislation to allow the non-profit corporation Home of the Brave, Inc., to construct and operate public homes for veterans
S.624 SD429 For legislation relative to public public housing reform
S.627 SD1497 For legislation relative to housing rights for victims of domestic violence
H.649 HD410 Relative to ensuring secure voting equipment
H.650 HD2284 For a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to a vacancy in the office of Governor or Lieutenant-Governor.
H.652 HD3787 For legislation to provide for audits of election results
H.660 HD2035 Relative to the agreement among states to elect the President by national popular vote
H.662 HD3331 Relative to unenrolled voters
S.666 SD1309 For legislation to preserve publicly assisted affordable housing
S.673 SD1619 For legislation to establish employment leave and safety remedies to victims of domestic violence
S.680 SD1561 For legislation establishing a temporary workers right to know.
S.689 SD687 For legislation to further define comparable work
S.710 SD1819 For legislation to provide a safe workplace for employees of the Commonwealth, its independent authorities and and its political sub-divisions
S.730 SD466 For legislation to establish a self sufficiency standard in the Commonwealth
H.757 HD3093 For legislation to promote safe alternatives to toxic chemicals
S.757 SD905 For legislation relative to childrens mental health clinicians
S.766 SD1032 For legislation relative to the removal or transportation of trash
S.800 SD1778 For legislation to establish a commission to reduce unnecessary wait time for children with special health care needs
S.810 SD1563 For legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the Commonwealth.
H.854 HD1340 Relative to reducing Diesel emissions from certain construction vehicles
S.873 SD1267 For legislation to strengthen health reform
S.876 SD1673 For legislation to promote safe patient care and support the nursing profession
H.881 HD928 Relative to the coverage of nonprescription enteral formulas
H.889 HD2923 Relative to rates, benefits and coverage of savings bank life insurance
H.898 HD2951 That health insurance providers be required to include coverage for diagnostic screening for prostate cancer
S.909 SD1340 For legislation to reduce medication errors in the Commonwealth
H.930 HD3426 Relative to the health insurance of children of divorced parents
S.931 SD566 For legislation relative to the Commonwealth Fusion Center and other intelligence data centers.
H.936 HD1699 Relative to requiring that certain health insurance policies include coverage for eating disorders
S.940 SD2004 For legislation to improve data collection
S.950 SD880 For legislation to establish a primary seat belt law
H.1019 HD3593 Relative to the disclosure of federal troubled asset relief program (TARP) funds by banks
S.1044 SD477 For legislation relative to the annual allowance for widows and widowers of certain public employees
S.1081 SD432 For legislation relative to teacher retirement
S.1082 SD445 For legislation relative to part-time higher education faculty eligibility in the state retirement system
H.1083 HD1947 Relative to the insurance partnership program for health care
S.1083 SD866 For legislation relative to the bargainability of health insurance for part-time municipal employees
S.1084 SD1375 For legislation to expedite insurance coverage for new employees of the Commonwealth
S.1085 SD1433 For legislation relative to increasing the cost of living adjustment (cola) base
H.1101 HD2073 For legislation to expand access to dental coverage
S.1109 SD1416 For legislation relative to a minimum pension
H.1136 HD4018 (with the approval of the city council) relative to authorizing the city of Cambridge to place liens on real property located in said city for nono-payment of local charges, fees or fines
S.1143 SD1204 For legislation relative to eligibility for state group health insurance
H.1175 HD3189 Relative to the eligibility of students for in-state tuition rates and fees at public higher educational institutions
S.1176 SD1843 For legislation relative to binding arbitration
S.1217 SD1910 For legislation relative to dental insurance for certain retirees
S.1222 SD424 For legislation relative to the cost of living adjustment for public retirees
H.1232 HD1191 For legislation to protect tenants in foreclosed properties from evictions
H.1237 HD1069 For legislation to establish a public housing inovation program
S.1270 SD1595 For legislation to establish the Lung Cancer Early Detection and Treatment Research Fund
S.1271 SD1634 For legislation to establish a municipal gas tax exemption
H.1319 HD1238 For legislation to provide for abuse prevention order protection for animals
S.1322 SD765 For legislation relative to the taxation of telecommunications companies
S.1408 SD1933 For legislation to provide for a study of the commonwealths job classification system by the Human Resources Division
S.1410 SD1924 For legislation relative to transparency in state revenues and expenditures
H.1420 HD2707 Relative to the garnishment of wages for child support and alimony cases
H.1463 HD3453 Relative to the health of public safety officers exposed to hypodermic syringes or hypodermic needles
S.1480 SD1495 For legislation to improve recycling rates in the commonwealth
H.1488 HD2364 Relative to providing written health education information to incarcerated women by correctional institutions
H.1490 HD2407 Relative to the treatment of pregnant and postpartum inmates in correctional facilities of the Commonwealth
H.1499 HD1553 For legislation to include animals in abuse prevention orders
H.1510 HD3480 For legislation to establish a moratorium on foreclosures of certain property and providing for judicial review of all such mortgage foreclosures in the Commonwealth
S.1604 SD1351 For legislation relatiev to the rate of compensation paid to court appointed attorneys
S.1605 SD1353 For legislation relative to the committee for public counsel services
S.1609 SD1409 For legislation to require just cause for eviction and foreclosed properties
S.1610 SD1535 For legislation relative to public health
S.1611 SD1913 For legislation to prevent harassment
H.1650 HD3269 For legislation to provide protection against compelled disclosure of certain information by members of the news media
H.1652 HD3314 Relative to ensuring confidentiality for victims of rape and domestic violence
S.1687 SD389 For legislation relative to gender based discrimination and hate crimes
S.1688 SD930 For legislation to restore enforcement of civil rights
S.1693 SD1627 For legislation to further regulate sex offender registration
H.1703 HD3642 (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to impose certain penalties for the illegal possession and use of firearms in the city of Boston
H.1708 HD1213 Relative to equal access to civil marriage
H.1711 HD1533 Relative to the reform of laws implicating certain private consensual intimate conduct between adults
H.1728 HD431 Relative to gender based discrimination and hate crimes
H.1729 HD3209 For legislation to require judicial review of foreclosures on residential mortgages
H.1745 HD3877 For legislation to further regulate the performance of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health
H.1746 HD3885 Relative to consent and counseling for certain pregnant minors
H.1747 HD3900 Relative to housing discrimination against victims of domestic violence, rape, sexual assault and stalking
H.1797 HD878 For legislation to establish a "right to know" policy for certain temporary employees
H.1815 HD1726 For legislation to require employers to grant paid sick leave days for employees in the Commonwealth
H.1820 HD2370 For legislation relative to continued employment for certain displaced workers
H.1838 HD1955 For legislation to require the Division of Industrial Accidents to publish a listing of all companies required to be covered by workers' compensation insurance
H.1839 HD1960 To further regulate workers' compensation
S.1844 SD1430 For legislation to update public charities law
H.1850 HD1526 For legislation to make it unlawful to discriminate on the basis of height and weight
H.1854 HD2964 Relative to posting employment opportunities
H.1865 HD3602 Relative to burial benefits under the workers' compensation law
H.1880 HD1299 For legislation to further define comparable worth in the workplace
S.1911 SD1562 For legislation relative to child passenger safety.
H.1916 HD4485 (with the approval of the city council) that the city of Cambridge be authorized to enter into agreements with Cambridge Energy Alliance for the provision of municipal energy advisory services
S.1927 SD654 For legislation to require the posting of certain street signs
H.1938 HD2555 Relative to the civil commitment of women for alcoholism and substance abuse at the Framingham Correctional Institution
S.1953 SD1938 For legislation relative to safe transportation infrastructure
H.2033 HD1093 Relative to educational information about premature Infants risks and health care needs
H.2034 HD2168 Relative to the issuance of certificates by registers of probate for certain persons changing marriage names
H.2072 HD3440 That the Commissioner of Public Health be directed to establish regulations for the return to pharmacies of certain unused medication by health care facilities
H.2074 HD3463 Relative to public access of private restrooms
H.2080 HD1708 For legislation to establish a board of registration in midwifery
H.2084 HD1780 For legislation to establish an independent expert panel to study medication errors and adverse drug events
H.2090 HD630 For legislation to develop a pilot program for the disposal of unused prescription medication
H.2092 HD638 For legislation to promote proper school nutrition
H.2106 HD1941 Relative to the marketing and distribution of tobacco products
H.2119 HD2819 For legislation to expedite the period of time providing notification to patients of mammographic examinations
H.2127 HD852 For legislation to establish a health care trust for the preservation of the health care system of the Commonwealth
H.2152 HD2114 Relative to the despensing of controlled substances
H.2161 HD3218 For legislation to further regulate the use of certain cleaning products in schools, hospitals, day care centers and public housing to provide for a reduction in asthma and other health threats
H.2185 HD3608 Relative to colorectal cancer screenings
H.2256 HD1833 Relative to jet skis, surf jets, wet bikes, and other watercrafts in municipalities
H.2349 HD3184 Relative to health insurance for surviving spouses under the retirement law
H.2350 HD3207 Further regulating Group Insurance Commission benefits for active and retired employees of the Commonwealth
H.2483 HD240 Relative to minimum pensions for retirees of city, town, county, region, district or authority retirement systems
H.2484 HD241 Relative to the eligibility of certain faculty for contributory group insurance of public higher educational institutions
H.2485 HD242 Relative to the investment of public pension funds
H.2487 HD244 Relative to cost of living adjustments for retired public employees of the Commonwealth
H.2591 HD1352 For legislation to further regulate the right to strike of public employees
H.2592 HD1410 Relative to investment in companies doing business in Burma
H.2659 HD3123 Relative to the indemnification of public employers and employee collective bargaining representatives
H.2665 HD1288 To authorize the Human Resources Division to undertake a study of the job classification system of the Commonwealth
H.2666 HD310 For legislation to improve the earned income credit for working families under the tax laws of the Commonwealth
H.2717 HD3007 Relative to establishing an organ donation registration fund
H.2812 HD3842 For legislation to provide for an income tax credit for the rehabilitation of residential historic properties
H.2824 HD1303 Relative to the taxation of public land used for commercial purposes
H.2906 HD2127 For legislation to provide an income tax credit for certain hearing aid expenditures
H.2907 HD1206 Relative to telecommunication property taxes paid to cities and towns
H.2959 HD3849 Relative to establishing a searchable website of state expenditures
H.2972 HD3716 That the Secretary for Administration and Finance establish a searchable budget database website that includes revenue, expenditure and funding information
H.3036 HD2085 Relative to designating the third full week in April as “Shaken Baby Syndrome Awareness Week”
H.3057 HD3946 Relative to the definition of beverage containers and reinstatement of the clean environment fund
H.3087 HD2179 For legislation to regulate the establishment of municipal lighting plants
H.3152 HD1413 For legislation to prohibit the use of hand-held cell phones by persons operating motor vehicles
H.3227 HD2769 For legislation to preserve the right of way for the North/South rail link
H.3228 HD3640 For legislation to provide for maintenance costs for the Metropolitan Highway System through electronic tolling
H.3257 HD3584 For legislation to require the use of headlights on motor vehicles during any period in which windshield wipers are also in use
H.3267 HD1283 For legislation to further regulate the speed limit of motorized vehicles in certain densely populated areas in cities and towns
H.3325 HD416 That the Registrar of Motor Vehicles be authorized to promulgate rules for the regulation of car-sharing organizations in the Commonwealth
H.3347 HD2063 For legislation relative to the use of headlights on motor vehicles
H.3349 HD2332 Relative to the operation of certain motor vehicles with snow and ice on its roof
H.3350 HD2335 Relative to the operation of certain commercial vehicle with an accumulation of snow and ice
H.3367 HD3609 Relative to freezing toll increases by the Turnpike Authority
H.3371 HD2297 Relative to increasing motor vehicle fines by municipalities
H.3417 HD902 For legislation to increase the personal needs allowance for certain elderly and disabled residents residing in licensed medical facilities
H.3418 HD1242 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of gender responsive programming for juvenile justice system involved girls
H.3423 HD1372 Relative to child support paid on behalf of current or former recipients of transitional aid to families with dependent children benefits
H.3434 HD1266 Relative to the teaching of health education in schools
H.3440 HD810 Relative to the reduction of particulate emissions from Diesel engines
H.3463 HD1366 Relative to preserving publicly assisted affordable housing
H.3485 HD272 Relative to dissemination of information concerning the availability of the federal and state earned income tax credit
H.3512 HD807 Relative to the definition of "beverage" under the bottle law, so-called
H.3515 HD1314 Relative to further regulating recycling rates and expanding the bottle bill, so-called
H.3533 HD1253 Relative to the enforcement of certain civil rights laws
H.3536 HD1365 Relative to the repeal or reform of certain archaic laws
H.3537 HD1248 For a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the subject matter of initiative petitions
H.3542 HD1407 Relative to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Board of Directors
H.3547 HD1634 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of methods to develop an index of creative and innovative education in the Commonwealth
H.3571 HD1447 Relative to the protection of tenants of foreclosed properties
H.3573 HD1557 For legislation to preserve publicly assisted affordable housing
H.3586 HD1439 Relative to the coordination of mental health care for children
H.3588 HD1428 Relative to unpaid municipal fines
H.3598 HD2143 That hearing aids be included in coverage under health insurance plans
H.3643 HD2190 Relative to motor vehicle speed limits within urban districts
H.3645 HD2757 Relative to cueing and supervision in the personal care attendant program
H.3758 HD3221 For the annual proclamation by the Governor of the fourth Friday in September as City Year Day
H.3809 HD984 Relative to insurance coverage for autism
H.3914 HD4219 For legislation to establish a procedure for notifying ineligible participants in the health insurance program of the Commonwealth
H.4015 HD4040 Relative to prohibiting junior operators use of cell phones or text messaging devices while operating motor vehicles
H.4111 HD3992 Relative to providing for medical coverage for acupuncture treatments
H.4258 HD3985 For legislation to establish a health care outreach and education unit within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services
H.4280 HD4629 (with the approval of the city council) relative to certain members of the retirement system in city of Cambridge
H.4482 HD4831 Relative to authorizing the Department of Conservation and Recreation to enter into an agreement with the city of Cambridge