Robert L. Rice 186th (2009 - 2010)

Robert L. Rice


State House
Bill Docket Bill Title
S.28 SD177 For legislation relative to certain land in Templeton under the control of the Department of Mental Retardation
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.46 SD1468 For legislation to create a special commission on behavior modification
S.90 SD991 For legislation relative to community preservation
S.136 SD697 For legislation to reduce unwanted communications from creditors to protect the peace and privacy of residents
H.150 HD703 Relative to waiting lists for services of the Department of Mental Retardation
H.152 HD997 Relative to spouses under the definition of family members serving as paid caregivers
H.153 HD1040 That the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Secretary of Education in meeting the needs of children with autism spectrum disorder collaborate with parents of children with autism
H.154 HD1071 Relative to the humane treatment of disabled persons
H.155 HD1109 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of services that support individuals with autistic spectrum disorders
H.156 HD1155 Relative to establishing a pilot program for adults with Asperger syndrome and other autism spectrum disorders
H.176 HD3945 For legislation to replace the words “mental retardation” in the General Laws with the words “developmental disabilities"
H.182 HD2281 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the use of behavior modification techniques used in the Commonwealth
S.183 SD1163 For legislation to futher regulate pawn shops and dealers of second articles
S.212 SD167 (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Winchendon to count the cost of school department retirees health insurance to be considered part of the school districts net school spending and the general government provides the required (50%) cost of said insurance.
S.222 SD897 For legislation to maintain short term objectives for students with disabilities
H.228 HD189 For legislation to ensure that independent repair facilities in the Commonwealth have access to information related to the proper and complete diagnosis, service and repair of motor vehicles
S.237 SD489 For legislation relative to data collected for charter schools
H.242 HD180 For legislation to establish a car buyer bill of rights
H.253 HD452 For legislation to include motor homes in the lemon law, so-called, protecting consumers from defective vehicles
S.278 SD1968 For legislation to fulfill the promise of education reform adequate funding for student success
H.282 HD1821 For legislation to protect the rights of consumers in motor vehicle repair transactions
S.291 SD25 For legislation relative to high school graduation requirements
H.344 HD653 For legislation to impose a penalty for the devocalization of dogs and cats
H.360 HD991 For appointment by the Governor of a commission to make an investigation and study of graduation requirements for students in the public schools of the Commonwealth
H.362 HD1001 Relative to competency determination for high school graduation
S.372 SD214 For legislation to provide improved management of state forests
S.375 SD234 For legislation to protect the viability of farms in the Commonwealth
S.378 SD238 For legislation to promote alternative energy on farms
H.387 HD949 Relative to an alternate MCAS completion plan for students with certain disabilities
H.401 HD1521 Relative to student testing in the public schools
H.407 HD2362 Relative to including personal financial literacy in the math curriculum for all school grade levels
H.422 HD635 Relative to the rights of employees in education collaboratives
H.445 HD309 For legislation to provide for reimbursement to cities and towns for extraordinary special education costs
H.447 HD1771 For legislation to establish a Education Professional Standards Board
H.459 HD1023 Relative to special education reimbursements for in district students
H.460 HD1049 For legislation to provide greater financial cost share of special education to sending districts under the special education circuit breaker
H.461 HD2343 Relative to the appeals process in MCAS exams
H.482 HD3079 Relative to requiring school districts to develop health programs concerning Irlen syndrome and scotopic sensitivity, so-called
H.487 HD2295 For legislation to provide equal opportunity for special education
H.493 HD3941 Relative to coursework and a practicum for previously licensed special education teachers and rehabilitation counselors
H.506 HD3220 For legislation to establish a charter school working group to study the costs and benefits of charter schools
H.530 HD2577 Relaltive to early childhood education and care in the Commonwealth
S.543 SD392 For legislation to regard MassHealth applications
H.545 HD1485 For legislation to increase the personal care allowance of residents of long-term care facilities
H.576 HD421 For legislation to provide for the registration of voters on election days
H.624 HD238 For legislation to allow the non-profit corporation Home of the Brave, Inc., to construct and operate public homes for veterans
H.660 HD2035 Relative to the agreement among states to elect the President by national popular vote
S.678 SD1605 For legislation to establish uniform wage compliance and recordkeeping
H.736 HD947 Relative to the regulation of animal trapping
H.748 HD3304 For legislation to establish a forestry industry economic stimulus program
H.757 HD3093 For legislation to promote safe alternatives to toxic chemicals
H.820 HD3682 That the Department of Conservation and Recreation be directed to assume control of the Havey Beach Reservation located in the West Roxbury section of the city of Boston
H.822 HD3766 Relative to Department of Conservation retaining certain revenue to promote the development of parks
H.824 HD3956 Relative to requiring recycling in state buildings
H.847 HD2945 Relative to exempting cities and towns from fees from the Massachusetts Oil and Hazardous Material Release Prevention and Response Act
H.888 HD739 Relative to appeals of motor vehicle insurance surcharges
H.912 HD1052 For legislation to authorize the stay of surcharges under the motor vehicle insurance laws until the final disposition of appeals
H.914 HD1222 Relative to notice of default of payments made by the employer of the insured prior to cancellation of the policy covering the insured
S.930 SD1566 For legislation to prohibit price gouging during states of emergency
H.935 HD877 For legislation to regulate liens by certain health insurers on persons injured in accidents
S.945 SD287 For legislation relative to safe transportation of explosive and inflammable materials
H.988 HD2005 Relative to health insurance coverage for mail order prescription drugs
S.996 SD1158 For legislation to regard uniform police identifications cards
S.1012 SD191 For legislation to authorize the state employees' retirement board to pay a certain retirement benefit to the surviving spouse of John O'Neil
S.1013 SD227 For legislation to provide the next of kin of a state police officer killed in the line of duty with a flag during the memorial service
H.1062 HD998 Relative to the rehabilitation of community resources
S.1063 SD1523 For legislation to continue retirement group membership for law enforcement officials
H.1069 HD856 For legislation to regulate claims for services of patients in nursing and long-term care facilities
H.1078 HD3489 For legislation to provide access for certain workers, including artists, for health care insurance
S.1095 SD144 For legislation relative to credible service for school nurses
S.1143 SD1204 For legislation relative to eligibility for state group health insurance
H.1157 HD4254 Relative to the purchase of flags substantially manufactured in the United States
S.1227 SD166 For legislation relative to property tax deferments for senior citizens in the town of Winchendon
H.1232 HD1191 For legislation to protect tenants in foreclosed properties from evictions
S.1278 SD1169 For legislation to increase the property tax deferral for seniors
S.1331 SD1932 For legislation to establish the local aidstabilization fund
S.1482 SD473 For legislation relative to the failure to remove existing poles
S.1490 SD1372 For legislation to amend utility rate hearings
S.1491 SD1539 For legislation to promote utility system reliability.
S.1492 SD1739 For legislation to provide emergency relief for electric customers
S.1494 SD1989 For legislation regarding service outage restoration penalties
S.1495 SD1991 For legislation relative to mutual assistance agreements
S.1687 SD389 For legislation relative to gender based discrimination and hate crimes
S.1699 SD48 Relative to responsibility for damages resulting from the transportation of explosive and inflammable materials
S.1712 SD731 For legislation to further regulate debt collection
H.1728 HD431 Relative to gender based discrimination and hate crimes
S.1756 SD1240 For legislation relative to the modernization of optometric patient care
H.1780 HD2291 Relative to national criminal offender record information checks for persons working with individuals served by the Department of Mental Retardation
H.1797 HD878 For legislation to establish a "right to know" policy for certain temporary employees
H.1799 HD1078 Relative to noncompete agreements in which employees engage in activities directly or indirectly competitive with employers
H.1808 HD3835 For legislation to further clarify the eligibility of benefits for seasonal employment
H.1815 HD1726 For legislation to require employers to grant paid sick leave days for employees in the Commonwealth
H.1822 HD2348 Relative to personal injuries resulting in death in workers' compensaton cases
H.1863 HD919 Relative to the penalty for failure to timely report injuries under the workers compensation act
H.1865 HD3602 Relative to burial benefits under the workers' compensation law
S.1914 SD1348 For legislation to authorize the Registry of Motor Vehicles to issue distinctive license plates for the establishment of a fund for the future of nursing
H.1958 HD3346 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the intake procedures of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services
H.2060 HD2681 Relative to the scope of practice by optometrists
S.2064 SD2125 (by vote of the town) for legislation to amend the charter of the town of Winchendon
S.2066 SD2124 (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Winchendon to continue employment of Allen J. LaFrennie as fire chief
H.2077 HD304 That the Department of Public Health be directed to promulgate regulations governing the administration of medication to children in schools
H.2080 HD1708 For legislation to establish a board of registration in midwifery
H.2094 HD688 Relative to air quality in schools and public buildings
H.2116 HD2559 That the Executive Office of Health and Human Services be directed to eliminate disparities in the delivery of health care to certain disabled persons
H.2148 HD1995 Relative to eligibility for MassHealth home and community based services
S.2157 SD2256 For legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Richard Donati, an employee of the Department of Correction
H.2218 HD558 Relative to community leadership, neighborhood-revitalization and urban-violence protection
H.2229 HD960 Relative to the issuance of firearm identification cards for persons serving on active duty in the armed forces of the United States
H.2231 HD1259 Relative to hunting on Sundays
H.2233 HD1541 Relative to the supervised use of shotguns by minors participating in certain events authorized by the Division of Fisheries and Wildlife
H.2259 HD2072 For legislation to prohibit subdivisions of the Commonwealth from further restricting the use or possesion of firearms
H.2342 HD2230 Relative to creditable service for nonpublic school service
H.2363 HD1657 Relative to functional MRI and neuropsychological cognitive testing programs for members of the National Guard
H.2448 HD2704 Relative to certain Option B and Option C employees in the Teachers and State Employees retirement system
H.2489 HD418 For legislation to expand benefits available to municipalities with membership in the Group Insurance Commission
H.2570 HD2048 For legislation to provide funding for certain collective bargaining agreements for public employees
H.2639 HD2866 Relative to the resolution of school labor disputes
H.2691 HD3711 For legislation to exempt medical supplies used in monitoring diabetes from the sales tax
H.2737 HD969 Relative to the calculation of income for spouses of nursing home residents
H.2738 HD1066 For legislation to regulate the collection of taxes on tobacco products
H.2943 HD2315 For legislation to authorize an income tax deduction for the purchase of stickers or passes to municipal land fills or transfer stations
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.3023 HD3851 For the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor setting apart the first Wednesday in May as state parks day
H.3066 HD3390 For legislation to further regulate utility distribution companies during power outages
H.3087 HD2179 For legislation to regulate the establishment of municipal lighting plants
H.3129 HD3492 For an investigation by a special commission (including membes of the General Court) relative to reducing fuel costs of cities and towns
H.3170 HD1181 That visiting nurses be exempt from certain parking regulations in cities and towns
H.3224 HD986 Relative to regulating the use of recreational vehicles
H.3381 HD2076 For legislation to reimburse ciities and towns for providing single room occupancy to veterans
H.3416 HD1391 For legislation to protect the interests and well being of residents in nursing homes, rest homes, and long-term care facilities
H.3421 HD1282 For legislation to improve the personal care attendant program
H.3435 HD1323 Relative to long-term suspensions and expulsions of school students
H.3436 HD1333 Relative to reducing the size of certain classes and enhancing student opportunity for achievement and results
H.3535 HD1317 For legislation to provide for certain privacy protections for electronic medical records
H.3546 HD2242 Relative to protecting residents of the commonwealth from door-to-door solicitors
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.3580 HD2204 Relative to unemployment insurance for seasonal workers at municipal, county, or state golf courses
H.3586 HD1439 Relative to the coordination of mental health care for children
H.3612 HD2194 Relative to the taxation of contributions to retirement accounts
H.3660 HD2708 For legislation to ensure that high school graduates possess a reasonable breadth and depth of knowledge and skills
H.3745 HD3148 Relative to the taxation of retirement contributions of self employed persons
H.3803 HD1117 Relative to establishing a three year phase in of transportation costs into the special education circuit breaker.
H.3809 HD984 Relative to insurance coverage for autism
H.3834 HD1080 For legislation to establish an elderly persons tax relief outreach program for the purposes of assisting elderly residents
H.3848 HD4111 Relative to authorizing the Department of Fish and Game to aquire conservation restrictions in and to lands owned by the city of Fitchburg
H.3849 HD4109 Relative to public utility shareholders dividends
H.3850 HD4110 Relative to estimated gas and electric bills
H.3851 HD4112 Relative to penalties for failing to comply with Department of Telecommunications and Energy orders
H.3912 HD900 Relative to the establishment of a nursing advisory board within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services
H.3914 HD4219 For legislation to establish a procedure for notifying ineligible participants in the health insurance program of the Commonwealth
H.4013 HD4149 Relative to the establishment of cultural districts
H.4079 HD1090 For legislation to reimburse cities and towns for certain special education transportation costs
H.4465 HD4682 For legislation to regulate the development of land acquired for natural resource and conservation purposes
H.4529 HD4871 Relative to defining the dissemination of obscene material
H.4750 HD4572 Relative to the opening and closing of swimming pools under the jurisdication of the Department of Conservation and Recreation