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HD4343 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Holmes of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Shaunna O'Connell, Russell E. Holmes and others for legislation to further regulate the use of electronic benefit transfer cards and establish penalties for certain prohibited transactions. The Judiciary.
HD4394 By Mr. O'Flaherty of Chelsea, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Eugene L. O'Flaherty, Martha M. Coakley and others relative to the suspension of driver's licenses for refusing to take a breathalyzer test. Transportation.
HD4472 By Ms. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Linda Dean Campbell and others for legislation to require that financial institutions pay cities and towns fifty per cent of the property taxes owed on foreclosed mortgages. Financial Services.
S.15 SD1407 By Mr. Joyce, petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 15) of Brian Joyce, Robert Hedlund, Patricia Jehlen and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to provide for the abolition of the Governor's Council. The Judiciary.
H.52 HD964 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 52) of Sean Garballey and others providing access to hearing aids for children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.159 HD423 For legislation to promote the successful transition of students with disabilities to post-secondary education, employment and independent living
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.
H.321 HD175 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 321) of John W. Scibak and others relative to insurance coverage for craniofacial disorders. Financial Services.
H.323 HD249 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley and Senator Chandler, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 323) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others for legislation relative to financial services contracts for dental benefits corporations. Financial Services.
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.458 HD83 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 458) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to impose a penalty for the confinement of farm animals in a manner that does not allow them to turn around freely, lie down, stand up, and fully extend their limbs. 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.515 HD894 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 515) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further regulate the performance of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health. The Judiciary.
H.541 HD467 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 541) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to include family child care providers under certain collective bargaining laws governing public employees. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.547 HD511 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 547) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to unemployment insurance for seasonal workers at municipal, county, or state golf courses. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.643 HD700 By Mr. Costello of Newburyport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 643) of Michael A. Costello and others relative to establishing a prepaid wireless enhanced 911 surcharge. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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.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.
S.935 SD1258 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 935) of Brian A. Joyce and David M. Torrisi for legislation relative to health and safety on public construction projects. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.936 SD1260 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 936) of Brian A. Joyce and David M. Torrisi for legislation relative to private construction contracts. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.967 HD648 By Ms. Alice Hanlon Peisch of Wellesley, petition (accompanied by resolution, House, No. 00967) of John W Scibak and others for the adoption of Resolutions by the House of Representatives in support of the national observation of two minutes of silence on Veterans Day of each year to honor those who have served in the United States Armed Services. Joint Committee on Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.983 HD1919 By Messrs. O'Day of West Boylston and Sannicandro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 983) of James J. O'Day, Tom Sannicandro and others relative to eligibility and appropriations for programs for persons with disabilities, including the "Turning 22" program, so-called. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.984 HD1013 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 984) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to promote responsibility, cost effectiveness and meaningful lives for individuals with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.985 HD1299 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 985) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to provide adult transitional support services for persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.988 HD1891 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator DiDomenico, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 988) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to improve economic opportunities for low and moderate income households and other residents. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.990 HD1017 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 990) of Kevin G. Honan and others relative to financing the smart growth housing trust fund. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.1020 SD973 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1020) of Wolf, Torrisi, Sullivan and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government].
S.1042 SD983 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1042) of Clark, Mark, Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation to allow for the decriminalization of minor offenses [Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government].
S.1083 SD1476 By Ms. Clark, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1083) of Katherine M. Clark, David M. Torrisi, Eugene L. O'Flaherty and Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to premature infant hospital discharge and quality improvement [Joint Committee on Public Health].
H.1140 HD1074 By Mr. Stephen Kulik of Worthington, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 01140) of Matthew Beaton and others relative to leghold traps and other trapping devices. Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1370 HD1228 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1370) of Thomas M. Stanley and others for legislation to establish a pilot program to discourage drinking by individuals under the legal drinking age and to provide a non-criminal disposition process for first offenders, including alcohol education. The Judiciary.
H.1388 HD1325 By Mr. Wong of Saugus, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1388) of Donald H. Wong and others relative to increasing the penalty for previously convicted felons subsequently convicted of the crime of rape of a child. The Judiciary.
H.1389 HD1329 By Mr. Wong of Saugus, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1389) of Donald H. Wong and others relative to the penalty imposed by the courts in the Commonwealth for the rape of a child under fourteen years of age. The Judiciary.
H.1390 HD1332 By Mr. Wong of Saugus, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1390) of Donald H. Wong and others relative to increasing the penalty for persons convicted of certain sexual crimes. The Judiciary.
S.1505 SD1790 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1505) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Patricia A. Haddad, Barry R. Finegold, Thomas P. Kennedy and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage a better business climate and job creation in the Commonwealth. Revenue.
S.1726 SD672 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1726) of Stephen M. Brewer, David M. Torrisi, George N. Peterson, Jr., Marc T. Lombardo and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to standards for protective headgear for operators or passengers on motorcycles. Transportation.
S.1853 SD1498 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1853) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Patricia D. Jehlen and David M. Torrisi for legislation to prohibit the Commonwealth from discrimination against those providing special education services to Massachusetts students. Education.
H.1901 HD2760 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1901) of Linda Dean Campbell and others for legislation to establish a board of registration of behavior analysts within the Division of Professional Licensure. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.1923 HD2606 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1923) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to pricing for certain private school programs. Education.
H.1926 HD2611 By Ms. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1926) of Patricia A. Haddad and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to charter schools. Education.
H.2001 HD2671 By Representatives Ms. Gobi of Spencer and Mr. Peterson, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2001) of McMurtry and others relative to trapping for the purpose of capturing furbearing mammals Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.2041 SD2088 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) of Bruce E. Tarr, James E. Vallee, Michael R. Knapik, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to recognize those in military service. Transportaion.
H.2065 HD2754 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2065) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to health insurance policies requirements to provide coverage for the treatment of children with cleft lips and palates. Financial Services.
H.2109 HD2036 By Representatives Wolf of Cambridge and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2109) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to the eligibility of students for in-state tuition rates and fees at public higher educational institutions. Higher Education.
S.2124 SD2160 By Mr. Moore, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12 and Senate Rule 20) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2124) of Richard T. Moore, Kenneth J. Donnelly, John Hart, Jr., Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to reduction of property tax liability for veterans. Revenue.
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.2348 HD2636 By Ms. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2348) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to optometric patient care. Public Health.
H.2357 HD2293 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2357) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the use of epinephrine, adrenaline or other agents by optometrists in the treatment of anaphylaxis. Public Health.
H.2369 HD2867 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2369) of Kay Khan and others relative to certified professional midwives and enhancing the practice of nurse-midwives. Public Health.
H.2383 HD2063 By Mr. Sullivan of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2383) of David B. Sullivan and others relative to coupons of manufacturers submitted to health care insurers. Public Health.
H.2712 HD3154 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2712) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others for the establishment of a youth solutions commission (inclucing members of the General Court) to review youth employment, education pathways and efforts to reduce violence and dropout rates in an integrated, coordinated and cost-effective manner. Education.
H.2713 HD3180 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2713) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to establishing a middle-skills council and the creation of regional skills academies in the Commonwealth. Education.
H.2721 HD3019 By Mr. O'Flaherty of Chelsea, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2721) of Eugene L. O'Flaherty and others relative to the sale or lease of unused school building space to charter schools. Education.
H.2932 HD3042 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2932) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to creditable service for nonpublic school service. Public Service.
H.2987 HD3510 By Representative Cabral of New Bedford and Senator Downing, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2987) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Benjamin B. Downing and others for legislation to promote economic development and job growth in gateway cities designating residential tax abatement zones. Revenue.
H.3310 HD1379 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3310) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to the personal care services administered by the Division of Medical Assistance. Public Health.
H.3330 HD1300 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3330) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to the criminal penalties for organized retail theft. The Judiciary.
H.3355 HD2815 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3355) of John W Scibak and others for legislation to establishing a higher education matching grants program. Higher Education.
H.3538 HD2144 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3538) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to increase funding by the Commonwealth under the education foundation budget for public school districts. Education.
H.3674 HD3960 By Mr. Devers of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3674) of Marcos A. Devers and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to establish the maximum age for school attendance in the city of Lawrence. Education. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3729 HD3999 By Mr. Devers of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3729) of Marcos A. Devers and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to authorize the city of Lawrence to establish a program for enforcement against illegal dumping. The Judiciary. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3858 HD4133 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William M. Straus and others for legislation to prohibit commercial solicitation to mobile electronic devices. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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.3904 HD4021 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ronald Mariano and others relative to promoting equity and efficiency in health care rates. Health Care Financing.

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