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HD4439 By Representatives Poirier of North Attleborough and Ross of Attleboro, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Elizabeth A. Poirier, George T. Ross and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to establish certain property tax abatements for the assessment, containment and removal of oil or hazardous materials. Revenue.
S.16 SD1724 By Mr. Ross, petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 16) of Richard Ross, Gale Candaras, Robert Hedlund and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to prohibit eminent domain. The Judiciary.
S.30 SD207 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 30) of Gale D. Candaras, James B. Eldridge, Patricia D. Jehlen, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to supervise the personal care attendant program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.52 SD497 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 52) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr and Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera for legislation to further regulate the release of information concerning adoption. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.53 SD502 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 53) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr and James J. Dwyer for legislation relative to the reporting of child abuse to local law enforcement officials. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.130 SD1072 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 130) of Richard J. Ross, George T. Ross, Michael R. Knapik and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to increase penalties for certain minors involved in the attempt to purchase or consume alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.131 SD1086 By Mr. Ross, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 131) of Tarr and Ross for legislation to extend simulcasting [Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure].
S.149 SD1458 By Mr. Baddour, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 149) of Steven A. Baddour, Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the business climate of the Commonwealth. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.161 HD134 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 161) of Stephen L. DiNatale and Bruce E. Tarr relative to establishing a school district reimbursement plan for the Commonwealth. Education.
H.162 HD170 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 162) of John W. Scibak, Bruce E. Tarr and Martha M. Walz relative to the School Choice Tuition Trust Fund. Education.
S.180 SD350 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 180) of Stephen M. Brewer, Bruce E. Tarr, Garrett J. Bradley, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to out of state price authorization for chapter 766 students. Education.
S.194 SD548 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 194) of Cynthia S. Creem, David Paul Linsky, Jennifer E. Benson, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to special education transportation costs. Education.
S.195 SD579 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 195) of Cynthia S. Creem, David Paul Linsky, Thomas M. McGee, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to circuit breaker reimbursement. Education.
S.212 SD119 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 212) of Michael R. Knapik, Gale D. Candaras, Bruce E. Tarr, Peter V. Kocot and other members of the General Court for legislation to fund replacement vocational and technical public high school instructional equipment. Education.
S.213 SD123 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 213) of Michael R. Knapik, Gale D. Candaras, Bruce E. Tarr, Christopher N. Speranzo and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for capital equipment replacement in vocational education as part of state aid to public schools. Education.
S.220 SD349 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 220) of Michael O. Moore, James B. Eldridge, Michael R. Knapik, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to special education technical assistance grants. Education.
S.222 SD1659 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 222) of Richard T. Moore, Bruce E. Tarr, James E. Timilty, James Arciero and other members of the General Court for legislation to revive and continue the Special Commission on Civic Engagement and Learning. Education.
S.223 SD1859 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 223) of Knapik, Tarr and Moore for legislation relative to the competency determination for high school graduation [Joint Committee on Education].
S.228 SD1099 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 228) of Richard J. Ross, Karen E. Spilka, Bruce E. Tarr and Daniel B. Winslow for legislation relative to the definition of students enrolled in special education classes inside and outside of school districts. Education.
S.229 SD1232 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 229) of Richard J. Ross, Carolyn C. Dykema, Michael R. Knapik and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to provide for an investigation and study relative to making exceptions to certain public school transportation lawas. Education.
H.246 HD827 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 246) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation relative to mooring fee requirements. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.247 HD926 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 247) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to prohibiting the spearing of striped bass. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.263 HD61 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 263) of William M. Straus and others relative to authorizing the lease of publicly-owned land for agricultural purposes. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.265 HD207 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, petition (accompanied by Bill, House, No. 00265) of William M. Straus and others relative to dam repair, removal and replacement environmental concerns. Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.267 SD197 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 267) of Gale D. Candaras, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Cory Atkins, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation that provisions be made to create a special commission on institutional long term care services. Elder Affairs.
H.269 HD501 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 269) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to exempting cities and towns from fees from the Massachusetts Oil and Hazardous Material Release Prevention and Response Act. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.287 SD1064 By Mr. Ross, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 287) of Winslow, Tarr, Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to repeal the nursing home tax [Joint Committee on Elder Affairs].
S.310 SD125 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 310) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Daniel A. Wolf, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to voter registration in public high schools. Election Laws.
S.315 SD1089 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 315) of Richard J. Ross, George T. Ross, Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr and others for legislation relative to campaign finance during special elections. Election Laws.
S.316 SD1147 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 316) of Richard J. Ross, George T. Ross, Richard Bastien, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation to require photo identification to recieve a ballot. Election Laws.
S.335 SD309 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 335) of Stephen M. Brewer, Steven Howitt, Daniel A. Wolf, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the care and wellbeing of livestock. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.350 SD522 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 350) of James B. Eldridge, Frank I. Smizik, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the natural and historic resources of the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture].
H.400 HD829 By Mr. Atsalis of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 400) of Demetrius J. Atsalis, Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to create a narcotics offender registry. The Judiciary.
H.407 HD369 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 407) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to criminal penalties for resisting arrest. The Judiciary.
S.409 SD389 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 409) of Harriette L. Chandler, Stephen M. Brewer, Bruce E. Tarr, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to financial services contracts for dental benefits corporations. Financial Services.
H.430 HD492 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 430) of James J. Dwyer and others relative to the membership of the Parole Board and reporting requirements. The Judiciary.
H.431 HD493 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 431) of James J. Dwyer and others relative to parole board procedures. The Judiciary.
H.434 HD311 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 434) of Bradford Hill and others relative to the punishment of habitual offenders convicted in the courts of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.462 HD861 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 462) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to providing special education schools with criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
H.494 HD660 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 494) of Tom Sannicandro and others relative to the admissibility of evidence in judicial or administrative proceeding pertaining to adverse health care management. The Judiciary.
S.508 SD1793 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 508) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Bruce E. Tarr, Demetrius J. Atsalis, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to acute care hospital financial reports. Health Care Financing.
S.530 SD1647 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 530) of Richard T. Moore, Robert M. Koczera, James J. Dwyer, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the confidentiality of patient prescription records. Health Care Financing.
S.535 SD1747 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 535) of Richard T. Moore, Michael O. Moore, Bruce E. Tarr and James J. Dwyer for legislation to require MassHealth to provide an explanation of benefits to beneficiaries. Health Care Financing.
S.549 SD1082 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 549) of Richard J. Ross, George T. Ross, Randy Hunt, Michael R. Knapik and others for legislation relative to health insurance penalties. Health Care Financing.
H.562 HD855 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 562) of Bradford Hill and Bruce E. Tarr relative to potentially dangerous and vicious dogs. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.571 SD127 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 571) of Michael R. Knapik, Gale D. Candaras, Bruce E. Tarr, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide coverage of educational expenses to deceased veterans . Higher Education.
S.575 SD1120 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 575) of Richard J. Ross, George T. Ross, James J. Dwyer, Sheila C. Harrington and other members of the General Court for legislation to allow veterans to pay in-state tuition and fees at state or community colleges. Higher Education.
S.593 SD1038 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 593) of Barry R. Finegold, Bruce E. Tarr and James J. Lyons, Jr. for legislation relative to eligibility for cooperative housing corporations. Housing.
S.596 SD481 By Mr. Hedlund, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 596) of Cantwell, Knapik, Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to affordable housing built near wetlands [Joint Committee on Housing].
S.598 SD489 By Mr. Hedlund, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 598) of Cantwell, Knapik, Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation realtive to the oversight of affordable housing developments [Joint Committee on Housing].
S.599 SD701 By Mr. Hedlund, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 599) of Dwyer, DiNatale, Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to illegal immigrants and publicly subsidized housing [Joint Committee on Housing].
S.600 SD705 By Mr. Hedlund, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 600) of Knapik, Tarr and Hedlund for legislation relative to affordable housing use restrictions [Joint Committee on Housing].
S.602 SD715 By Mr. Hedlund, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 602) of Tarr and Hedlund for legislation relative to tracking affordable housing projects [Joint Committee on Housing].
S.605 SD729 By Mr. Hedlund, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 605) of Tarr and Hedlund for legislation relative to affordable housing project definitions [Joint Committee on Housing].
H.606 HD971 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 606) of William Smitty Pignatelli and Bruce E. Tarr eliminating antiquated hospital bed de-licensure rules. Public Health.
H.613 HD879 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 613) of Denise Provost and others that the Department of Public Health develop "checklists of care" for hospitals to prevent medical errors and reduce infection rates. Public Health.
S.630 SD37 By Mr. Baddour, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 630) of Steven A. Baddour, Gale D. Candaras, Bruce E. Tarr, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the penalites for corporate manslaughter. The Judiciary.
S.640 SD1106 By Mr. Berry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 640) of Frederick E. Berry, Steven A. Tolman, Stephen M. Brewer, Steven A. Baddour and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect and enhance the rights of child and adult victims and witnesses of crime. The Judiciary.
S.661 SD330 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 661) of Stephen M. Brewer, Shaunna O'Connell, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Cleon H. Turner and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the common defense. The Judiciary.
S.665 SD107 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 665) of Gale D. Candaras, Steven M. Walsh, John V. Fernandes, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform and improve alimony [Joint Committee on the Judiciary].
H.727 HD403 By Mr. Smola of Palmer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 727) of Todd M. Smola and Bruce E. Tarr that police officers of the Office of Environmental Law Enforcement be included under the heart law. Public Service.
H.756 HD488 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 756) of James J. Dwyer and others for legislation to direct the Commissioner of Revenue to annually designate a sales tax holiday. Revenue.
H.776 HD912 By Mr. Madden of Nantucket, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 776) of Timothy R. Madden and others relative to the sales tax of motor vehicles. Revenue.
S.782 SD1713 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 782) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Todd M. Smola, Christine E. Canavan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the criminal firearms and trafficking division of the state police. The Judiciary.
S.787 SD720 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 787) of Robert L. Hedlund, Stephen L. DiNatale, Thomas J. Calter, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance Melanie's Law. The Judiciary.
H.788 HD988 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 788) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others exempting agencies of the Commonwealth and cities and towns from payment of the tax imposed on the sale of gasoline. Revenue.
H.799 HD187 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 799) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to provide an income tax credit for certain hearing aid expenditures. Revenue.
S.810 SD136 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 810) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr and Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera for legislation to report child pornography. The Judiciary.
S.811 SD137 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 811) of Michael R. Knapik, James J. Dwyer and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to penalties for failure to appear in court. The Judiciary.
S.812 SD138 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 812) of Michael R. Knapik, Daniel B. Winslow and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to eliminate presumed personal recognizance for certain defendants. The Judiciary.
S.813 SD139 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 813) of Michael R. Knapik, Daniel B. Winslow and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to failing to appear in court after release on bail. The Judiciary.
H.815 HD257 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 815) of Cleon H. Turner and others for legislation to increase the medical tax exemption. Revenue.
S.815 SD379 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 815) of Michael R. Knapik, James J. Dwyer, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to electronic communication by sex offenders. The Judiciary.
S.816 SD384 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 816) of Michael R. Knapik, Gale D. Candaras, Bruce E. Tarr and James J. Dwyer for legislation relative to the registration fee of sex offenders. The Judiciary.
S.820 SD31 By Mr. Montigny, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 820) of Mark C. Montigny, Louis L. Kafka, Antonio F. D. Cabral and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to anti-human trafficking and protection [Joint Committee on the Judiciary].
S.827 SD1380 By Mr. Montigny, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 827) of Mark C. Montigny, Russell Holmes, Alice Hanlon Peisch and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the commercial exploitation of people [Joint Committee on the Judiciary].
S.828 SD10 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 828) of Michael O. Moore, Jennifer L. Flanagan, James J. Dwyer, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to assault and battery on a police officer. The Judiciary.
S.832 SD1676 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 832) of Richard T. Moore, Viriato Manuel deMacedo, Michael O. Moore, Demetrius J. Atsalis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to deceptive weapons. The Judiciary.
S.834 SD1858 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 834) of Richard T. Moore, Bruce E. Tarr and Daniel A. Wolf for legislation to reform the medical malpractice system. The Judiciary.
S.846 SD1051 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 846) of Richard J. Ross, Robert M. Koczera, George T. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr and others for legislation relative to employee records. The Judiciary.
S.847 SD1058 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 847) of Richard J. Ross, George T. Ross, Cory Atkins, Carlo Basile and other members of the General Court for legislation to share custody of minor children of divorced or separated parents. The Judiciary.
S.850 SD1083 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 850) of Richard J. Ross, George T. Ross, Robert L. Hedlund, Todd M. Smola and others for legislation relative to the unsealing of records. The Judiciary.
S.853 SD1128 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 853) of Richard J. Ross, James J. Dwyer and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to health care proxies. The Judiciary.
S.854 SD1132 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 854) of Richard J. Ross, Robert L. Hedlund and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to homestead declarations recording of deeds. The Judiciary.
S.856 SD1758 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 856) of Richard J. Ross, Robert L. Hedlund, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and another members of the General Court and another for legislation to require that eminent domain takings be for public use purposes and defining the term public use. The Judiciary.
S.857 SD1867 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 857) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to mandatory rent escrowing. The Judiciary.
S.894 SD181 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 894) of James E. Timilty, Bruce E. Tarr, Christine E. Canavan and George T. Ross for legislation relative to murder committed by youthful offenders. The Judiciary.
S.897 SD556 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 897) of James E. Timilty, Sal N. DiDomenico, James B. Eldridge, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect off duty firefighters and emergency medical technicians. The Judiciary.
H.901 HD473 By Representative Benson of Lunenburg and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 901) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to expanding parking facilities to promote the use of commuter shuttles and public transportation. Transportation.
S.929 SD341 By Mr. Hedlund, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 929) of Dwyer, Knapik, Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to youth sports referees [Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development].
S.942 SD403 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 942) of Michael O. Moore, Harriette L. Chandler, James B. Eldridge, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to fair share contribution appeals. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.956 HD227 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, petition (accompanied by Bill, House, No. 00956) of Cleon H. Turner relative to the operation of certain commercial vehicle with an accumulation of snow and ice. Joint Committee on Transportation.
H.980 HD1217 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 980) of Kay Khan and others for legislation relative to reckless endangerment of persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.1013 SD173 By Mr. DiDomenico, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1013) of Tarr, Basile and DiDomenico for legislation to amend the public works municipal mutual aid agreement statute [Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government].
S.1040 SD1744 By Mr. Knapik, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1040) of Tarr and Knapik for legislation relative to municipalities' liability for post-employment benefits other than pensions [Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government].
S.1046 SD1776 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1046) of Richard T. Moore, Geraldo Alicea, Carolyn C. Dykema, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote municipal efficiency and innovation through regional collaboration. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1073 SD769 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1073) of Tarr, Swan, Puppolo and other members of the General Court for legislation to permit spouses to to serve as paid caregivers [Joint Committee on Public Health].
H.1082 HD1123 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1082) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to vocational technical education. Education.
H.1086 HD1180 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1086) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to charter schools. Education.
H.1087 HD1183 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1087) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation relative to equitable school reimbursement funds. Education.
S.1099 SD1674 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1099) of Barry R. Finegold and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to administer medication in nursing homes. Public Health.
S.1103 SD1524 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1103) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Stephen L. DiNatale, Jennifer E. Benson, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to close hospital essential services. Public Health.
H.1105 HD1957 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1105) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and Bruce E. Tarr relative to accessibility and preservation of write in voting records. Election Laws.
S.1107 SD874 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1107) of Robert L. Hedlund, Thomas P. Kennedy, Bruce E. Tarr and James J. Dwyer for legislation relative to prescription drug rebates. Public Health.
S.1128 SD1396 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1128) of Stanley, Hecht, McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to other tobacco products [Joint Committee on Public Health].
S.1131 SD1593 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1131) of Tarr, Jehlen and Moore for legislation to adopt the nurse licensure compact [Joint Committee on Public Health].
S.1133 SD1669 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1133) of Richard T. Moore, Robert M. Koczera, Jennifer E. Benson, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
H.1135 HD1152 By Mr. Humason of Westfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1135) of Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others relative to the use of crossbows for hunting. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1138 HD1289 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1138) of Robert M. Koczera and others relative to the water pollution abatement revolving loan program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.1150 SD1766 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1150) of Richard T. Moore, William N. Brownsberger, Cory Atkins, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the delivery of health care [Joint Committee on Public Health].
H.1150 HD1719 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1150) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to the the use of dogs to hunt waterfowl during the open season on migratory waterfowl. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.1151 SD1768 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1151) of Richard T. Moore, James J. Dwyer, James B. Eldridge and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to prohibit mandatory overtime for the heakth care workforce. Public Health.
S.1152 SD1777 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1152) of Pacheco, Jones, Eldridge and other members of the General Court relative to prescription drug waste [Joint Committee on Public Health].
S.1155 SD1860 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1155) of Tarr, Spilka, Puppolo and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public health volunteer responders [Joint Committee on Public Health].
S.1163 SD1291 By Mr. Ross, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1163) of Winslow, Tarr, Smola and other members of the General Court for legislation to require coaches of interscholastic sports to complete first aid training courses [Joint Committee on Public Health].
S.1182 SD246 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1182) of Stephen M. Brewer, Stephen Kulik, William Smitty Pignatelli, Stephen L. DiNatale and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the safety law enforcement officers. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1189 SD298 By Mr. Brewer, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1189) of Frost, Hill, Gifford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the lawful sale of ammunition [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].
S.1193 SD782 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1193) of Harriette L. Chandler, James E. Timilty, Bruce E. Tarr, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to implement a blue alert system in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1206 SD742 By Mr. DiDomenico, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1206) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Frederick E. Berry, Sean Garballey, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the public health through workplace safety for social workers [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].
S.1215 SD376 By Mr. Knapik, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1215) of Dwyer, Tarr and Knapik for legislation to authorize the police officers to take certain actions outside their jurisdiction [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].
S.1223 SD1628 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1223) of Winslow, Timilty, Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit the confiscation of lawfully owned firearms during a state of emergency [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].
H.1223 HD1884 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1223) of Linda Dorcena Forry, James J. Dwyer and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to impose a moratorium on all new mandated health benefit legislation. Health Care Financing.
S.1225 SD1067 By Mr. Ross, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1225) of Tarr, Hedlund, Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a commission to study the effectiveness of a drug dealer registry in the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].
S.1226 SD1135 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1226) of Richard J. Ross, George Ross, Robert L. Hedlund, Daniel Winslow and others for legislation to remove pepper spray from firearms identification. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1226 HD1265 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1226) of John D. Keenan and others for legislation to provide access to affordable health insurance for certain self-employed persons. Health Care Financing.
S.1232 SD140 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1232) of James E. Timilty, Bruce E. Tarr and George Ross for legislation to provide for an investigation and study by a special commission relative to school safety. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1256 SD1131 For legislation relative to regional 911 emergency communication districts
S.1257 SD1247 By Mr. Timilty, petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1257) of James E. Timilty and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to study the financial impact of the nexus between the insurance industry and law enforcement [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].
S.1275 SD200 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1275) of Tarr, Swan, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit state employees from receiving multiple salaries [Joint Committee on Public Service].
H.1284 HD1643 By Mr. Brownsberger of Belmont, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1284) of William N. Brownsberger and others relative to the witholding of rent. The Judiciary.
H.1287 HD1590 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1287) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to penalties for breaking and entering a firearm retail wholesaler or manufacturer. The Judiciary.
H.1305 HD1402 By Ms. Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1305) of Colleen M. Garry and others relative to child care involvement of non-custodial parents. The Judiciary.
H.1306 HD1405 By Ms. Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1306) of Colleen M. Garry and others relative to shared parenting in cases of divorce. The Judiciary.
S.1326 SD422 By Mr. Knapik, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1326) of Tarr, Puppolo and Knapik for legislation relative to teachers' retirement credits for parochial schools [Joint Committee on Public Service].
H.1334 HD1077 By Representatives Levy of Marlborough and O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1334) of Steven L. Levy, Shaunna L. O'Connell and others relative to the safe placement of newborn infants. The Judiciary.
S.1365 SD1059 By Mr. Ross, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1365) of Winslow, Tarr, Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public employees serving in the armed forces of the United States [Joint Committee on Public Service].
S.1366 SD1075 By Mr. Ross, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1366) of Tarr, Hedlund and Ross for legislation to prevent overcompensation in the higher education pension system [Joint Committee on Public Service].
S.1367 SD1119 By Mr. Ross, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1367) of Tarr, Knapik, Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the definition of a veteran for public retirees [Joint Committee on Public Service].
H.1384 HD1126 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1384) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to the disclosure of information about current or former employees to prospective employers. The Judiciary.
S.1390 SD183 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1390) of James E. Timilty, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining. Public Service.
H.1409 HD1047 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1409) of Martin J. Walsh and others clarifying parental rights to unpaid family leave. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1412 HD1128 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1412) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to certain independent contractors under the labor laws. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1427 SD831 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1427) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Linda Dorcena Forry, Denise Andrews, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation to create the community development partnership program. Revenue.
S.1452 SD1486 By Ms. Fargo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1452) of Susan C. Fargo, Jennifer E. Benson, James B. Eldridge, Gale D. Candaras and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the senior circuit breaker tax credit. Revenue.
S.1458 SD1694 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1458) of Robert L. Hedlund, Marc T. Lombardo, Anne M. Gobi, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a motorcycle safety fund. Revenue.
S.1459 SD219 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1459) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jennifer E. Benson, William N. Brownsberger, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the property tax deferral for seniors. Revenue.
S.1473 SD124 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1473) of Michael R. Knapik, James J. Dwyer, Brian A. Joyce and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to tax deductions for contributions to college savings plans. Revenue.
S.1474 SD135 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1474) of Michael R. Knapik and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish a special commission on payment in lieu of taxes to municipalities in which group homes are located. Revenue.
S.1475 SD395 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1475) of Michael R. Knapik, Gale D. Candaras, Bruce E. Tarr, James E. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide a tax exemption for a taxpayer supporting an elderly relative. Revenue.
S.1476 SD407 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1476) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr and Thomas P. Kennedy for legislation to establish a sales tax retention allowance. Revenue.
S.1477 SD408 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1477) of Michael R. Knapik, Gale D. Candaras, Bruce E. Tarr, Chris Walsh and others for legislation relative to tax credits for prescription drugs. Revenue.
S.1478 SD416 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1478) of Michael R. Knapik and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to exempting children's books from state sales tax. Revenue.
S.1479 SD419 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1479) of Michael R. Knapik, Gale D. Candaras, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to tax deductions for home heating costs. Revenue.
S.1480 SD895 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1480) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Michael F. Kane and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation to repeal the estate tax. Revenue.
S.1489 SD1630 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1489) of Richard T. Moore, Michael R. Knapik and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to promote construction growth. Revenue.
S.1495 SD1769 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1495) of Richard T. Moore, James B. Eldridge, Kevin J. Kuros, Bruce E. Tarr and others for legislation to promote business continuity and recovery after a disaster. Revenue.
S.1496 SD1826 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1496) of Richard T. Moore, Bruce E. Tarr, Geraldo Alicea, Michael R. Knapik and others for legislation to promote business growth. Revenue.
S.1510 SD1052 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1510) of Richard J. Ross, Robert L. Hedlund and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to exempt certain long-term care facilities from property taxes. Revenue.
S.1511 SD1079 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1511) of Richard J. Ross, James J. Dwyer, Robert L. Hedlund and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to authorize a city or town to designate a checkoff on its real estate tax bills and to establish an economic aid. Revenue.
S.1513 SD1124 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1513) of Richard J. Ross, Robert L. Hedlund and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to limit proposition 2 1/2 override elections and allowing an underride in all communities. Revenue.
H.1521 HD1764 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1521) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to ensure transparency in prescription drug practices. Public Health.
H.1522 HD1771 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1522) of Jeffrey Sánchez, Jason M. Lewis and Bruce E. Tarr relative to medical patient self referral. Public Health.
S.1547 SD160 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1547) of James E. Timilty, Bruce E. Tarr and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation relative to a small business gas tax credit. Revenue.
S.1548 SD312 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1548) of James E. Timilty, Sal N. DiDomenico, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to tax exemptions for school related expenses. Revenue.
S.1550 SD345 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1550) of James E. Timilty, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael O. Moore, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to tax credits for the purchase of certain medical supplies. Revenue.
H.1555 HD1976 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1555) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Michael O. Moore and Bruce E. Tarr relative to penalties for false distress calls. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1573 SD825 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1573) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Thomas M. Stanley, Richard T. Moore, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to flying flags at half-staff upon the death of a police officer or firefighter. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1603 SD1735 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1603) of Richard T. Moore, Michael R. Knapik, Marc R. Pacheco, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the receipt of state services. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1605 SD1780 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1605) of Richard T. Moore, Bruce E. Tarr, Cory Atkins, John V. Fernandes 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.
S.1610 SD910 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1610) of Marc R. Pacheco and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to debar employers who violate federal immigration laws from contracting with the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1651 SD911 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1651) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sean Garballey, Cory Atkins, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote energy efficient lighting, conserve energy, regulate outdoor night lighting, and reduce light pollution. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1655 SD1587 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1655) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Bruce E. Tarr, Thomas M. Stanley, Richard T. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to require electrical service restoration in the event of a disruption. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1664 SD1509 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1664) of James B. Eldridge, Susan C. Fargo, Peter V. Kocot, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve neighborhood solar and net-metering in the commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1677 SD731 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1677) of Michael R. Knapik and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish a renewable energy investment commission. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1678 SD734 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1678) of Michael R. Knapik and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to promote transparency in electric bills. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1679 SD822 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1679) of Michael R. Knapik, Stephen L. DiNatale, James J. Dwyer, Steven L. Levy and others for legislation relative to competitively priced electrictiy in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1698 HD1045 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1698) of Robert M. Koczera and others for legislation to establish a historical rehabilitation tax credit. Revenue.
S.1706 SD479 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1706) of Robert L. Hedlund, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, James M. Murphy, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the treatment of elephants. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.1732 HD1154 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1732) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to the taxation of contributions to retirement accounts. Revenue.
S.1745 SD487 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1745) of Robert L. Hedlund, David T. Vieira, Bruce E. Tarr and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to allow hybrid and alternate fuel vehicles in hov-designated highway lanes. Transportation.
S.1746 SD491 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1746) of Robert L. Hedlund, Thomas J. Calter, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Elizabeth A. Poirier and other members of the General Court for legislation to relative to ignition interlock devices. Transportation.
S.1747 SD723 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1747) of Robert L. Hedlund and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to motor vehicle registrations. Transportation.
S.1748 SD1687 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1748) of Robert L. Hedlund, Marc T. Lombardo, Anne M. Gobi, Joyce A. Spiliotis and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify the definition, testing regulations and enforcement of motorcyle sound emissions. Transportation.
S.1750 SD1848 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1750) of Robert L. Hedlund, Bruce E. Tarr and James J. Dwyer for legislation relative to speeding in breakdown lanes. Transportation.
H.1761 HD1854 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1761) of Stephen L. DiNatale, James J. Dwyer and Bruce E. Tarr relative to low cost renewable energy. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1769 SD116 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1769) of Michael O. Moore and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation realtive to out of state mooring. Transportation.
S.1784 SD1054 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1784) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr and Daniel B. Winslow for legislation to reduce car emissions. Transportation.
S.1785 SD1056 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1785) of Richard J. Ross, James J. Dwyer, Robert L. Hedlund, Todd M. Smola and other members of the General Court for legislation to allow certain online drives license notices. Transportation.
S.1786 SD1849 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1786) of Richard J. Ross, Sean Garballey, Robert L. Hedlund, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish senior citizen safety zones. Transportation.
H.1801 HD1814 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1801) of David Paul Linsky and Bruce E. Tarr relative to clarifying violations that occur while driving with a hardship license. Transportation.
S.1802 SD170 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1802) of James E. Timilty, Bruce E. Tarr and George T. Ross for legislation relative to the expansion of charitable license plates. Transportation.
S.1823 SD1213 By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1823) of John Hart, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public homes for veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1826 SD126 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1826) of Michael R. Knapik and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to Massachusetts veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1832 SD1076 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1832) of Richard J. Ross, George T. Ross, James J. Dwyer, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to exempt veterans from the payment of fees for use of recreational facilities under the jurisdiction of the Department of Conservation and Recreation. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1833 SD1108 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1833) of Richard J. Ross, George T. Ross, Anne M. Gobi, Bruce E. Tarr and others for legislation relative to unlawful discrimination. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1835 SD528 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1835) of James E. Timilty, Thomas P. Kennedy, Marc R. Pacheco, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to exempting active military personnel from certain licensing renewal requirements. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1845 SD231 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1845) of Michael O. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico, Bruce E. Tarr, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation to make technical corrections to the small business regulatory impact statements. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.1849 SD1339 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1849) of Anthony W. Petruccelli, Michael O. Moore, Dennis A. Rosa, James E. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to rejuvenate restaurants. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.1864 SD439 By Mr. Knapik, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1864) of Tarr and Knapik for legislation to allow out-of-state physicians to order home care in the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Public Health].
H.1868 HD2994 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1868) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to the creation of low profit limited liability company small businesses. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.1870 SD677 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1870) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Stephen L. DiNatale, Steven S. Howitt and others for legislation to enhance the Global Warming Solutions Act. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1871 SD1786 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1871) of Richard T. Moore, Bruce E. Tarr, John V. Fernandes and Thomas M. Stanley for legislation to provide for efficient use of leased or rented property and prevent waste in use of leased or rented facilities. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1900 SD1948 By Ms. Murray, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1900) of Therese Murray, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Brian A. Joyce, Richard T. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the administration of state government and finance. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1903 HD2255 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1903) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the student entrepreneurial development and economic investment fund. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.1933 HD2302 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1933) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to non-public school student access to the MCAS exam. Education.
H.1934 HD2359 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1934) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to parental notification. Education.
H.1936 HD2421 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1936) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to background checks for teacher licensure applicants . Education.
H.1975 HD2425 By Messrs. Jones of North Reading and deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1975) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others establishing an independent redistricting commission and criteria for redistricting for Congressional districts. Election Laws.
H.1976 HD2428 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1976) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to overseas absentee voting. Election Laws.
H.1977 HD2952 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1977) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for legislation to repeal the law providing for the election of the President of the United States by national popular vote. Election Laws.
H.1980 HD2006 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1980) 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.1995 HD2523 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1995) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to the distribution of raw milk. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.1996 SD2004 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Michael Moore, Michael Knapik, William "Smitty" Pignatelli and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the use of off-highway and recreation vehicles. Transportation.
H.1996 HD2531 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1996) of Tarr and others relative to the moose population Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.2006 SD2075 By Mr. Berry, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2006) of Frederick E. Berry, John F. Keenan, Anthony W. Petruccelli, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation requiring employees at residential facilities licensed by the department of mental health to be equipped with panic buttons. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.2027 SD2073 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2027) of Thomas P. Kennedy, Bruce E. Tarr, Richard T. Moore, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to real estate tax abatements. Revenue.
H.2059 HD2197 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2059) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for legislation to provide for reductions in motor vehicle insurance charges for certain public transit users. Financial Services.
S.2061 SD2109 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) of Richard T. Moore, John V. Fernandes, Bruce E. Tarr, George N. Peterson, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance community safety. The Judiciary.
H.2062 HD2466 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2062) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to furthering community preservation. Financial Services.
H.2080 HD2333 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2080) of Garrett J. Bradley and Bruce E. Tarr relative to the provision of or payment for meals for health care practitioners. Health Care Financing.
H.2087 HD2965 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2087) of Randy Hunt and others relative to the duty for certain adults to obtain and maintain creditable health care coverage. Health Care Financing.
H.2092 HD2498 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2092) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to mandated health benefits. Health Care Financing.
H.2163 HD2184 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2163) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to enhance safety and security in courthouses. The Judiciary.
H.2192 HD2193 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2192) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others that persons charged with the commission of felonies be rquired to submit DNA samples. The Judiciary.
H.2198 HD2217 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2198) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to the penalties for sexual offenses against certain minors. The Judiciary.
H.2200 HD2221 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2200) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to making votes of the Parole Board public. The Judiciary.
H.2207 HD2244 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2207) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to identity fraud in the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.2253 HD2772 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2253) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the apprehension of drunk drivers and other law violators. The Judiciary.
H.2298 HD2265 By Messrs. Jones of North Reading and deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2298) of Adams and others relative to clarifying the definition of an "employee" Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2299 HD2271 By Messrs. Jones of North Reading and deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2299) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others that employees injured due to willful misconduct be prohibited from receiving any portion of compensation benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2300 HD2343 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2300) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to unemployment insurance reform. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2302 HD2483 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2302) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the establishment of a minimum training wage. Labor and Workforce Development
H.2352 HD2113 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2352) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to prescription drug coupons. Public Health.
H.2359 HD2375 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2359) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to the Commissioner of Public Health being directed to establish regulations for the return of certain unused prescription medications to pharmacies. Public Health.
H.2367 HD2761 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2367) of Jay Kaufman and others relative to establishing a board of registration in naturopathy and further regulating naturopathic health care. Public Health.
H.2400 HD2669 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2400) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to youth hunting programs and firearm identification cards. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2402 HD2997 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2402) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the lawful use of shotguns. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2409 Senate, July 31, 2012 - Text of the Senate amendment (Senators Brownsberger, Candaras, Chandler, Clark, Ms. Creem, DiDomenico, Donoghue, Joyce, Montigny, Rosenberg, Tarr, Welch, and Wolf ) to the House bill relating to comprehensive protection from childhood sexual abuse (House, No. 4329)
H.2430 HD2975 By Messrs. Conroy of Wayland and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2430) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to the investment of other post employment benefits trust funds established by municipalities and certain other governmental unit. Public Service.
H.2458 HD2092 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2458) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to local approval of municipal health insurance reform. Public Service.
H.2469 HD2191 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2469) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to expediting the transitions of cities, towns and districts into the contributory group general or blanket insurance programs. Public Service.
H.2470 HD2241 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2470) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to Medicare health plans for municipal employees. Public Service.
H.2503 HD2691 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2503) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to small business tax relief. Revenue.
H.2520 HD2944 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2520) of Randy Hunt and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the feasibility of simplifying the personal income tax laws. Revenue.
H.2523 HD2132 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2523) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to limitations on expenditures and revenues. Revenue.
H.2527 HD2276 By Messrs. Jones of North Reading and deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2527) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others for legislation to provide tax incentives for the creation of certain high wage jobs. Revenue.
H.2528 HD2281 By Messrs. Jones of North Reading and deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2528) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to tax credits for certain veterans. Revenue.
H.2530 HD2318 By Messrs. Jones of North Reading and deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2530) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to stimulating the economy through job creation. Revenue.
H.2531 HD2323 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2531) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to Chapter 70 appropriations. Revenue.
H.2534 HD2378 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2534) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to reducing the income tax rate. Revenue.
H.2535 HD2426 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2535) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others for legislation to establish a sales tax holiday for the year 2011. Revenue.
H.2547 HD2825 By Mr. Mark of Hancock, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2547) of Denise Andrews and others relative to establishing a biofuel tax credit. Revenue.
H.2548 HD2829 By Mr. Mark of Hancock, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2548) of Richard Bastien and others relative to tax deductions for student loans. Revenue.
H.2585 HD2089 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2585) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for legislation to repeal the law restricting the privatization of certain governmental functions. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2591 HD2161 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2591) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to create a hospital disposition fund from the proceeds of sales of state hospitals and the crediting of such proceeds to accounts of the Department of Mental Health and the Department of Developmental Services. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2601 HD2279 By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2601) 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.2616 HD2270 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2616) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to directing the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development to study the cost reliability and economic impact of electricity. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2617 HD2464 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2617) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to cost-effective long-term contracts to facilitate the financing of renewable energy generation. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2656 HD2561 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2656) of Dykema and others for legislation to authorize certain veterans to use facilities of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and regional transit authorities without cost to such veterans Joint Committee on Transportation.
H.2708 HD1393 By Mr. Walsh of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2708) of Steven M. Walsh and Bruce E. Tarr relative to providing loans for waterfront development. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.2715 HD3498 By Mr. Frost of Auburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2715) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others for legislation to protect the rights of students to express religious viewpoints. Education.
H.2731 HD2473 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2731) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for legislation to require photo-identification for persons voting in elections. Election Laws.
H.2834 HD3400 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2834) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a fund to provide services for victims of human trafficking. The Judiciary.
H.2860 HD3161 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2860) of William M. Straus and others relative to the use of a radio frequency scanning devices or reencoders to obtain personal identification information for the purpose of committing fraud. The Judiciary.
H.2950 HD3473 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2950) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to health insurance for municipal employees and retirees. Public Service.
H.2993 HD3058 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator DiDomenico, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2993) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Sal N. DiDomenico and others for legislation to provide for a corporate tax deduction to allow businesses to provide home energy efficiency audits to employees. Revenue.
H.2996 HD3023 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2996) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the reduction of certain sales and use taxes. Revenue.
H.3007 HD3079 By Mr. Rogers of Norwood, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3007) of John H. Rogers and others for legislation to create an income tax credit for qualified tuition and fees for higher education. Revenue.
H.3051 HD3020 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3051) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to establish natural gas leak classification standards and requirements for operator clean up of natural gas leaks. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3052 HD3118 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3052) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to establish winter patrol cast iron survey protocols for utility company inspections of gas pipelines. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3122 HD2448 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3122) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the approval of sewer disposal systems which have been installed for less than three years. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3152 HD2699 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3152) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to the penalties for enticing a child under the age of sixteen. The Judiciary.
H.3203 HD2449 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3203) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others for legislation to establish a sales tax holiday for certain "Energy Star" products, so-called. Revenue.
H.3205 HD2462 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3205) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to the granting of tax credits for certain persons engaged in the production of cellulosic biofuels in the Commonwealth. Revenue.
H.3221 HD3526 By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME] of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3221) of [PETITIONERS LIST] for legislation to increase the membership of the board of agriculture within the Department of Agricultural Resources. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3229 HD3366 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3229) of James Arciero and others relative to the registration of certain sex offenders. The Judiciary.
H.3262 HD1608 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3262) of Elizabeth Poirier and others for legislation to establish a statewide public awareness campaign on the advantages associated with the use of positive parenting techniques. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.3309 HD3131 By Mr. Rogers of Norwood, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3309) of John H. Rogers and others relative to the revenue to the stabilization fund. Ways and Means (Joint).
H.3351 HD1184 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3351) of Stephen Kulik, Bruce E. Tarr and Steven S. Howitt relative to meat and poultry production, processing and inspection. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3358 HD1922 By Messrs. Calter of Kingston and deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3358) of Thomas J. Calter, Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to the release of certain persons accused of offenses involving physical force or abuse. The Judiciary.
H.3381 HD1974 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3381) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to exempt certain municipal buildings from the size restrictions of the Cultural Facilities Fund. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3425 HD1924 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3425) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to the Massachusetts Military Family Relief Fund. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3426 HD2104 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3426) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for legislation to require a two-thirds vote of the Senate and the House of Representatives prior to making appropriations from the Stabilization Fund. Ways and Means (Joint).
H.3468 HD3776 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3468) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Bradford Hill and Bruce Tarr (by vote of the town) relative to establishing voting precincts in the town of Middleton. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3539 HD2093 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3539) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for legislation to require suspended students be accompanied by parents or a legal guardian upon applying for readmittance to public schools in the Commonwealth. Education.
H.3549 HD3223 By Mr. Webster of Pembroke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3549) of Daniel K. Webster and others for legislation to further regulate the disposition of public benefits and providing for the implementation of a security and immigration compliance law. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3554 HD2321 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3554) of Bruce Tarr and others relative to the taxation of persons primarily engaged in agriculture, farming or commercial fishing. Revenue.
H.3555 HD2094 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3555) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to provide an income tax deduction for fees paid for students participating in athletics or cheerleading. Revenue.
H.3557 HD3363 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3557) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to providing tax deductions for certain school supply expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers. Revenue.
H.3591 HD3872 (by vote of the town) relative to voting on the approval of funding collective bargaining agreements in the town of North Andover
H.3592 HD3873 (by vote of the town) relative to certain changes in the charter of the town of North Andover concerning warrants for payments
H.3593 HD3871 (by vote of the town) relative to the appointment of Sean C. Lewis, Sr., to the position of fire fighter in the town of North Andover, notwithstanding the maximum age requirements for said position
H.3709 HD3983 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3709) of Robert M. Koczera and others relative to the designation of veterans status on licenses and identification cards issued by the Registry of Motor Vehicles . Transportation.
H.3759 HD3928 By Mr. Torrisi of North Andover, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of David M. Torrisi, James J. Lyons, Jr. and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to authorize the appointment of group insurance committees within the cities and towns of the Commonwealth for the purpose of making changes in the design and composition of group health insurance policies for public employees. Public Service.
H.3832 HD4154 By Mr. Torrisi of North Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3832) of David M. Torrisi, Steven A. Baddour and James J. Lyons, Jr. (by vote of the town) relative to vacancies in the office of selectmen in the town of North Andover. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3835 HD4153 By Mr. Torrisi of North Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3835) of David M. Torrisi, Steven A. Baddour and James J. Lyons, Jr. (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the appointment of Amy McCarthy as a police officer in the town of North Andover, notwithstanding the maximum age requirements. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3890 HD4144 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to create stabilization funds for special education costs. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.3913 HD4056 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford and Senator Moore, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John V. Fernandes, Richard T. Moore and others for legislation to enhance community safety by strengthening the laws regulating undocumented illegal aliens residing or working in the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.3962 HD3853 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation to require drivers employed by companies transporting students to submit to alcohol and drug testing. Transportation.
H.3983 HD4124 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others relative to the disposition of veterans' remains. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.4058 HD4231 By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Brian M. Ashe and others for legislation to authorize municipal finance oversight boards to extend the time period for emergency appropriations. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.4064 HD4266 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Peter J. Durant and others relative to the disclosure of autopsy reports by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.4308 HD4473 By Mr. Torrisi of North Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4308) of David M. Torrisi and Bruce E. Tarr (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of North Andover to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premise. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4314 HD4471 By Mr. Torrisi of North Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4314) of David M. Torrisi and Bruce E. Tarr (by vote of the town) for legislation to amend the charter of the town of North Andover. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4316 HD4474 By Mr. Torrisi of North Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4316) of David M. Torrisi and Bruce E. Tarr (by vote of the town) for legislation to exempt certain positions in the town of North Andover from the civil service law. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]

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Education & Public Service

  • Gloucester High School
  • Suffolk University School of Management
  • Suffolk University Law School
  • Essex County Republican Committee (Board of Directors, 1985-present)
  • Gloucester Republican City Committee (vice-chairman 85-'86, chairman 86-'89)
  • Mass. House (1991-'94)
  • Mass. Senate (1995-present)
First Essex and Middlesex, Consisting of Gloucester, Boxford, Essex, Georgetown, Groveland, Hamilton, Ipswich, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Middleton, Newbury, North Andover, precincts 2, 3, 5 and 7, Rockport, Rowley, Wenham and West Newbury, in the county of Essex; and North Reading and Wilmington, in the county of Middlesex.

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