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Denise Provost

Addresses

State House
Room 473B
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2263
Fax: 617-626-0548
Email: Denise.Provost@mahouse.gov
Bill Docket Bill Title
SD2268 By Ms. Creem, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) of Cynthia S. Creem, Susan C. Fargo, William N. Brownsberger, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation authorizing the Division of Capital Asset Management to lease a certain property in the town of Weston. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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.13 SD695 By Mr. Rosenberg, petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 13) of Stanley Rosenberg, Thomas Kennedy, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the subject matter of initiative and referendum petitions. The Judiciary.
S.27 SD199 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 27) of Gale D. Candaras, James B. Eldridge, Denise Provost and Benjamin Swan for legislation to encourage low-income savings and economic opportunity [Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities].
S.28 SD202 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 28) of Gale D. Candaras, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Cory Atkins, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve quality in early education and care by family child care providers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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.31 SD1830 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 31) of Gale D. Candaras, Cory Atkins, Kenneth J. Donnelly, James E. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to require child and parent involvement in permanency and placement planning . Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.32 SD1835 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 32) of Timilty, Swan, Story and other members of the General Court for legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities [Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities].
S.37 SD739 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 37) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Marc Lombardo, George Ross, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to educational stability for foster children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.46 HD365 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 46) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to spouses under the definition of family members serving as paid caregivers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.47 SD1821 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 47) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Robert L. Hedlund, Kay Khan, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a deaf children's bill of rights. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.48 HD367 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 48) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation improving access to services for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender elders and caregivers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.51 HD723 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 51) of James J. Dwyer and others for legislation to include persons with disabilities under the Health Disparities Council. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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.
S.55 SD1658 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 55) of Thomas M. McGee, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sal N. DiDomenico, John D. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Safe Harbor for Exploited Children Act. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.56 SD1678 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 56) of Thomas M. McGee, Cory Atkins, Robert F. Fennell, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the interstate compact for juveniles. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.63 HD927 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 63) of Kay Khan and others ensuring access to basic health care for children and young adults. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.75 HD786 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 75) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to personal care services to persons with disabilities or seniors under the MassHealth program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.83 HD936 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 83) of Ellen Story and others relative to continuity of care for children and their eligible parents. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.84 HD998 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 84) of William N. Brownsberger and others relative to child support paid on behalf of current or former recipients of transitional aid to families with dependent children benefits. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.90 HD862 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 90) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Denise Provost and Denise Andrews for legislation to include car sharing as a principle for land development in smart growth planning. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.107 SD1827 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 107) of Patricia D. Jehlen, William N. Brownsberger, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to greyhound simulcasting. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.134 SD737 By Ms. Spilka, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 134) of Karen E. Spilka, Chris Walsh, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to form a commission on for-profit schools [Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure].
S.145 SD590 By Mr. Timilty, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 145) of Reinstein, Provost, Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate secondary metals dealing [Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure].
H.149 HD370 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 149) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to an alternate MCAS completion plan for students with certain disabilities. Education.
S.150 SD339 By Mr. Brewer, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 150) of Stephen M. Brewer, Barry R. Finegold, Thomas P. Conroy, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to an independent analysis of expanding gaming in the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies].
H.152 HD108 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 152) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to local contributions to foundation budgets for school districts. Education.
H.153 HD145 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 153) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study issues relative to education. [COMMITTEE].
H.159 HD423 For legislation to promote the successful transition of students with disabilities to post-secondary education, employment and independent living
H.177 HD990 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 177) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to school exclusion data and school dropout reduction. Education.
H.178 HD995 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 178) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to long-term suspensions and expulsions of school students. Education.
H.179 HD999 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 179) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the teaching of health education in schools. Education.
H.180 HD420 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 180) of John D. Keenan and others for legislation to increase the membership of the Commission on Falls Prevention within the Department of Public Health relative to the prevention of falls in the elderly community. Elder Affairs.
S.185 SD981 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 185) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Denise Provost, Elizabeth A. Malia, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent students from dropping out of school. Education.
H.187 HD709 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 187) of Alice K. Wolf and others for legislation to increase the personal care allowance of residents of long-term care facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.188 SD1399 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 188) of Katherine M. Clark, Geraldo Alicea, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Paul Brodeur and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to third grade reading proficiency. Education.
S.190 SD1869 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 190) of Katherine M. Clark, Denise Andrews, Cory Atkins, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation realtive to healthy youth. Education.
S.193 SD380 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 193) of Cynthia S. Creem, David B. Sullivan, Denise Provost and Linda Dorcena Forry for legislation to maintain short term objectives for students with disabilities. Education.
S.197 SD892 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 197) of Sal N. DiDomenico, James B. Eldridge and Denise Provost for legislation relative to an English language learner's program in the public schools. Education.
S.203 SD1146 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 203) of James B. Eldridge, Kay Khan, Jennifer E. Benson, Tom Sannicandro and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide fair process for students with disabilities. Education.
S.210 SD503 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 210) of Patricia D. Jehlen and Denise Provost for legislation relative to charter school enrollment. Education.
H.214 HD982 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 214) of Alice K. Wolf and others directing the Secretary of the Commonwealth to promulgate regulations for the implementation of an "instant runoff voting" method of preference for candidates for Representative to the United States Congress. Election Laws.
S.216 SD1515 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 216) of Thomas M. McGee, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve quality physical education. Education.
H.225 HD952 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 225) of Sean Garballey and others protecting lakes and ponds by establishing an invasive aquatic plant management fund. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.226 HD973 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 226) of Sean Garballey and others prohibiting additional incineration of solid waste materials. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.229 HD604 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 229) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to reduce solid waste in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.231 HD556 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 231) of John D. Keenan and others relative to environmental performance standards for plumbing fixtures. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.253 HD238 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 253) of Frank I. Smizik and others for the establishment of a clean vehicle emissions incentive program within the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.266 HD211 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 266) of William M. Straus and others for legislation to require producer responsibility for collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. 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.
S.268 SD776 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 268) of Gale D. Candaras, Katherine M. Clark, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide personal care attendant orientation. [Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities]
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.
H.274 HD994 By Messrs. Brodeur of Melrose and Mariano of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 274) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to providing health insurance coverage for vision screening for children. Financial Services.
S.302 SD39 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 302) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Thomas M. Stanley, Cynthia S. Creem and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to pre-registration of voters. Election Laws.
S.313 SD1836 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 313) of Anthony W. Petruccelli, Cory Atkins, Stanley C. Rosenberg, Carlo Basile and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish risk-based audits of election results. Election Laws.
S.314 SD870 By Mr. Rosenberg, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 314) of Stanley C. Rosenberg, Thomas P. Kennedy, Denise Provost, Frank I. Smizik and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the integrity of initiative and referendum petitions. Election Laws.
H.324 HD780 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 324) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to provide hearing aid coverage for persons with profound hearing loss. Financial Services.
H.325 HD781 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 325) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others for legislation provide health benefit plan coverage for hearing aids. Financial Services.
S.330 SD269 By Mr. Brewer, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 330) of Stephen M. Brewer, Denise Andrews, John P. Fresolo and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the management of problem wildlife [Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture].
H.334 HD424 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 334) of Michael O. Moore and others for legislation to provide access for certain workers, including artists, for health care insurance. Health Care Financing.
S.346 SD4 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 346) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Thomas M. Stanley, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit the additional incineration of solid waste. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.348 HD978 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 348) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to establishing a childhood vaccine program and immunization registry. Health Care Financing.
H.351 HD906 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 351) of Sean Garballey and others increasing grants and scholarships for public higher education students. Higher Education.
H.355 HD659 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 355) of Tom Sannicandro and others relative to the procurement contracts of state universities. Higher Education.
H.363 HD573 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 363) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to establish an apprentice training program for the rehabilitation of foreclosed properties within the Department of Housing and Community Development. Housing.
H.365 HD871 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 365) of Kevin G. Honan and others relative to development of local housing authority surplus land. Housing.
H.367 HD878 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 367) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to exclude payments for foster care in computing rent and determining eligibility for subsidized housing. Housing.
H.368 HD882 By Mr. Kevin G. Honan of Boston, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 00368) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to community housing and services. Joint Committee on Housing.
H.369 HD884 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 369) of Kevin G. Honan and others relative to promoting energy efficiency in affordable housing. Housing.
H.372 HD205 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 372) of David Paul Linsky and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the condominium laws. Housing.
H.373 HD714 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 373) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to enhance public safety and security in certain public housing developments. Housing.
H.375 HD891 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 375) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to public housing innovation program. Housing.
H.381 HD271 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 381) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing. Housing.
S.397 SD1411 By Mr. Tolman, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 397) of Naughton, Ashe, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation for a healthy Massachusetts: safer alternatives to toxic chemicals [Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture].
S.413 SD1543 For legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of group or individual disability, accident or sickness insurance policies
S.414 SD1577 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 414) of Katherine M. Clark, Cory Atkins, James B. Eldridge, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit discrimination in insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.442 HD516 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 442) of John D. Keenan and others for legislation to impose a penalty for the damaging of historic homes. The Judiciary.
H.448 HD740 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 448) of Kay Khan, Jennifer L. Flanagan and Denise Provost relative to conforming with the federal Adam Walsh Act juvenile sex offender registration and dissemination requirements. The Judiciary.
H.450 HD923 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 450) of Kay Khan and others relative to youthful offenders and criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
H.460 HD584 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 460) of David Paul Linsky and Denise Provost relative to salaries and appointments of certain personnel within the offices of the district attorneys 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.463 HD909 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 463) of David Paul Linsky, Cory Atkins and Denise Provost requiring the inclusion of certain civil rights offense information in the statewide domestic violence record keeping system. The Judiciary.
H.465 HD692 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 465) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to liability in tort actions against emergency medical treatment administered in compliance with the federal Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act. The Judiciary.
H.468 HD679 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 468) of Ronald Mariano and others relative to the penalties for certain violations of the workers' compensation insurance law. The Judiciary.
S.484 SD193 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 484) of Gale D. Candaras, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, James B. Eldridge, Denise Provost and others for legislation to establish a primary care development fund. Health Care Financing.
S.486 SD1521 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 486) of Gale D. Candaras, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael R. Knapik, Denise Provost and others for legislation concerning Medicaid and accountable care. Health Care Financing.
H.492 HD612 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 492) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the reform of laws implicating certain private consensual intimate conduct between adults. The Judiciary.
H.493 HD835 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 493) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to occupants remaining in residences after the sale of foreclosed properties. The Judiciary.
H.496 HD834 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 496) of Tom Sannicandro and others relative to restricting legal action against certain credit card consumers. The Judiciary.
S.501 SD1207 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 501) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Kay Khan, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish Medicare for all in Massachusetts. Health Care Financing.
H.502 HD658 By Messrs. Sciortino of Medford and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 502) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to gender based discrimination and hate crimes. The Judiciary.
S.510 SD827 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 510) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Bruce J. Ayers, John W. Scibak, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to regard MassHealth applications. Health Care Financing.
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.529 HD267 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, petition (accompanied by Proposal for Constitutional Amendment, House, No. 00529) of Tom Sannicandro and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the subject matter of initiative petitions . Joint Committee on the Judiciary.
H.533 HD603 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 533) of John D. Keenan and others for legislation to further clarify the eligibility of benefits for seasonal employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.540 HD797 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 540) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to making investments in youth employment and educational pathways to employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
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.548 HD694 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 548) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to contracted security services on property of the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.565 SD190 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 565) of Gale D. Candaras, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., James B. Eldridge, David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote higher education among employees of human services provider organizations. Higher Education.
S.566 SD1403 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 566) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Sal N. DiDomenico, Patricia D. Jehlen, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal access to higher education and generating revenue for the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
S.577 SD1276 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 577) of Karen E. Spilka, Chris Walsh, James B. Eldridge, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to preclude contractors from retaining rebates that would undermine the integrity of the public procurement process. Higher Education.
H.591 HD499 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 591) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to restrict the sale of tobacco products at locations where health professionals are employed. Public Health.
H.592 HD913 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 592) of Sean Garballey and others promoting workplace safety for social workers. Public Health.
S.592 SD1478 By Ms. Fargo, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 592) of Provost, Hedlund and Fargo for legislation to adopt inclusionary zoning in the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Housing].
H.625 HD371 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 625) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to regulate the medical use of marijuana by patients approved by physicians and certified by the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.629 HD895 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 629) of Ellen Story and others relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age. Public Health.
H.648 HD628 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 648) of John D. Keenan, Colleen M. Garry and Denise Provost relative to the installation of approved smoke detectors in certain residential buildings and structures. 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].
S.671 SD748 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 671) of Harriette L. Chandler, Cynthia S. Creem, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Katherine M. Clark and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public health. The Judiciary.
S.673 SD1499 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 673) of Harriette L. Chandler, Sal N. DiDomenico, James B. Eldridge, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish mandatory foreclosure mediation with judicial review. The Judiciary.
S.676 SD1546 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 676) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Cory Atkins, Denise Provost, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation to require judicial foreclosure. The Judiciary.
H.710 HD554 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 710) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others that certain certified school nurses be included in the definition of "teacher" under the public employees retirement law. Public Service.
H.759 HD853 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 759) of Bradford Hill and Denise Provost for legislation to provide for an income tax deduction for donations to a charitable institutions. Revenue.
S.764 SD536 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 764) of Benjamin B. Downing, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Katherine M. Clark and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal rights of transgendered individuals. The Judiciary.
H.765 HD474 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 765) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to sustain community preservation. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.777 HD705 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 777) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Thomas M. Menino and others relative to the taxation of public land used for commercial purposes. Revenue.
S.789 SD498 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 789) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jennifer E. Benson, William N. Brownsberger, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animals. The Judiciary.
S.790 SD1651 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 790) of Patricia D. Jehlen, James J. Dwyer, James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase transparency of public charities. The Judiciary.
H.797 HD796 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 797) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others that cities and towns be authorized to establish special trust funds to provide for additional housing programs. Revenue.
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.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.869 SD1671 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 869) of Karen E. Spilka, Theodore C. Speliotis, Thomas P. Kennedy, Michael J. Finn and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the Commonwealth's residents from identity theft. The Judiciary.
H.875 HD840 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 875) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to promote economic development through renewable energy production. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.876 HD874 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 876) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to utility pole replacement. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.877 HD875 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 877) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to energy efficient construction. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.890 HD263 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 890) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to further regulating recycling rates and expanding the bottle bill, so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.907 SD1415 By Mr. Tolman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 907) of Steven A. Tolman, Linda Dorcena Forry, Patricia D. Jehlen, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce opioid overdoes deaths. The Judiciary.
S.924 SD1205 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 924) of James B. Eldridge, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish uniform wage compliance and recordkeeping. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.930 SD189 By Ms. Jehlen , a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 930) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Susan C. Fargo, Marty Walz, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish paid sick days. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.931 SD226 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 931) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Cory Atkins, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Gloria L. Fox and other members of the General Court for legislation to further define comparable work. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.932 SD519 By Ms. Jehlen, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 932) of Provost and Jehlen for legislation to prohibit restrictive employment contracts [Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development].
S.933 SD928 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 933) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Kenneth J. Donnelly and Denise Provost for legislation to restore fairness in the unemployment insurance law for workers in temporary jobs. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.946 HD865 By Mr. Carl M. Sciortino of Medford, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 00946) of Carl M. Sciortino and others that the Registrar of Motor Vehicles be authorized to promulgate rules for the regulation of car-sharing organizations in the Commonwealth. Joint Committee on Transportation.
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.970 HD836 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 970) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to veterans' benefits equity for persons discharged from the military based on certain consensual conduct. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.972 SD483 By Mr. Tolman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 972) of Steven A. Tolman, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Denise Andrews, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to an employee protection act. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.977 SD191 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 977) of Swan, Puppolo, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to examine quality and access to public inpatient behavorial health care in the commonwealth [Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse].
H.982 HD1863 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 982) of James J. O'Day and others relative to job opportunities for people with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.986 SD198 By Ms. Jehlen, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 986) of Story, Spiliotis, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to allow daily access to fresh air to persons receiving services from the Department of Mental Health. [Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse].
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.
S.1019 SD574 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1019) of James B. Eldridge, Stephen Kulik, Paul J. Donato, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to comprehensive land use reform and partnership. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1033 SD1729 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1033) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Cory Atkins, Jennifer E. Benson, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and other members of the General Court for legislation to further regulate municipal animal control. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1040 HD1287 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1040) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to establishing a grant program to promote cost-effective, high quality in-district programs for students with disabilities. Education.
H.1043 HD1565 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1043) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to the rights of employees in education collaboratives. Education.
H.1056 HD1500 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1056) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to promote nutritional meals in the public schools. Education.
H.1063 HD1822 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1063) of James J. O'Day and others relative to age appropriate sexual health education. Education.
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].
S.1074 SD773 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1074) of Gale D. Candaras, Cory Atkins, Jennifer E. Benson, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate cadmium in children's jewelry. Public Health.
S.1080 SD1461 By Ms. Chandler, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1080) of Dykema, Khan, DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a genetic bill of rights [Joint Committee on Public Health].
S.1091 SD974 By Ms. Fargo, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1091) of Susan C. Fargo, Jeffrey Sánchez, Martha Walz, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Public Health].
S.1094 SD1503 By Ms. Fargo, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1094) of Sánchez, Provost, Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to restrict the sale of tobacco products at locations where health professional are employed [Joint Committee on Public Health].
H.1094 HD1923 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1094) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to the academic success of foster children. Education.
H.1097 HD1515 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1097) of Kay Khan and others relative to personal care or managerial services contracts for families caring for elderly relatives. Elder Affairs.
S.1098 SD1683 By Ms. Fargo, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1098) of deMacedo, Eldridge, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to adopt the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act [Joint Committee on Public Health].
H.1099 HD1796 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1099) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to Department of Elder Affairs prevention and elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. Elder Affairs.
H.1106 HD1038 By Representatives Ms. Fox of Boston and Ms. Benson, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1106) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to establish election day voter registration. Election Laws.
H.1120 HD1583 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1120) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to address changes for registered voters in the central registry of voters by the Secretary of State. Election Laws.
H.1124 HD1568 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1124) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to protect from net loss public lands or easements taken or acquired for natural resource. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1136 HD1010 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1136) of Jay Kaufman and others for legislation to promote safe alternatives to toxic chemicals. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1169 HD1158 By Representatives Walz of Boston and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1169) of Martha M. Walz, Byron Rushing and others for legislation to regulate the construction of buildings and structures that would cast shadows on certain public parks . Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1172 HD1564 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1172) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of certain insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.1173 HD1567 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1173) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of group or individual disability, accident or sickness insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.1177 HD1656 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1177) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the continuity of care of mental health treatment. Financial Services.
H.1187 HD1530 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1187) of Kay Khan and others relative to requiring that certain health insurance policies include coverage for eating disorders. Financial Services.
H.1188 HD1535 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1188) of Kay Khan and others relative to insurance coverage for mental health. Financial Services.
H.1190 HD1581 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1190) of Kay Khan and others relative to anesthesia insurance coverage for children hospitalized for dental treatment. Financial Services.
H.1191 HD1592 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1191) of Kay Khan and others relative to health insurance for human service providers and their employees. Financial Services.
S.1192 SD109 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1192) of Swan, Puppolo, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit price gouging during states of emergency [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].
S.1195 SD1870 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1195) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Linda Dorcena Forry, Cory Atkins, Russell E. Holmes and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the prevention of illegal trafficking and gun violence among youth in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1199 HD1030 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1199) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to requiring certain insurance policies to include coverage for nicotine based and non-nicotine based smoking cessation products. Financial Services.
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].
H.1212 HD1039 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1212) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others for legislation to establish an advisory commission on motor vehicle body repair labor rates for the purpose of implementing insurance reforms. Financial Services.
S.1218 SD1548 By Mr. McGee, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1218) of Reinstein, Provost, Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote safety in the transportation of students [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].
H.1219 HD1447 By Mr. Walsh of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1219) of Steven M. Walsh and others relative to preventing unlawful and unnecessary foreclosures. Financial Services.
H.1224 HD1527 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1224) of Jonathan Hecht and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to institutional long term care facilities. Health Care Financing.
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.
H.1229 HD1699 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1229) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the rates charged by Medicaid managed organizations for behavioral health emergency services. Health Care Financing.
H.1244 HD1178 By Mr. Sullivan of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1244) of David B. Sullivan and others for legislation to maintain faculty and college excellence in the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
H.1270 HD1872 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1270) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to certain construction permiting. Housing.
H.1271 HD1272 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1271) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to promoting local housing initiatives for economically diverse households of median income families. Housing.
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.1286 HD1492 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1286) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to certain court records. The Judiciary.
H.1290 HD1747 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1290) of Thomas P. Conroy and others relative to the disposition of class action unclaimed funds or property. The Judiciary.
H.1294 HD1635 By Mr. Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1294) of Paul J. Donato and others relative to court proceedings and services provided to certain children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.1303 HD1501 By Mr. Galvin of Canton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1303) of William C. Galvin and others that persons receiving treatment for drug overdoses be granted limited immunity from prosecution for possession of controlled substances. The Judiciary.
H.1304 HD1895 By Messrs. Galvin of Canton and Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1304) of William C. Galvin and others relative to fees by paid to the Registry of Deeds. The Judiciary.
S.1307 SD377 By Ms. Jehlen, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1307) of Walz, Turner, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to part-time higher education faculty eligibility in the state retirement system [Joint Committee on Public Service].
H.1329 HD1613 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1329) of Kay Khan, James J. Dwyer and Denise Provost for legislation to establish a women's correctional facility in Middlesex County. The Judiciary.
H.1331 HD1961 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1331) of Kay Khan and others relative to providing certain information for victims of domestic violence. The Judiciary.
H.1338 HD1107 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1338) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to the crime of larceny by overcoming a security device. The Judiciary.
H.1340 HD1548 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1340) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to establish sentencing guidelines for convictions of criminal offenses in the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
S.1340 SD1592 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1340) of Walz, Turner, Puppolo and other members of the General Court relative to the eligibility of certain faculty for contributory group insurance of public higher educational institutions [Joint Committee on Public Service].
H.1343 HD1883 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1343) of David Paul Linsky, Chris Walsh and Denise Provost relative to larceny. The Judiciary.
S.1343 SD1673 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1343) of Walz, Turner, Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to cost of living adjustments for retired public employees of the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Public Service].
H.1346 HD1729 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1346) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the sentencing of children accused of certain crimes. The Judiciary.
S.1352 SD1150 By Mr. Pacheco, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1352) of Provost, Turner, Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the enrollment into the state retirement system of current members of the optional retirement program [Joint Committee on Public Service].
H.1355 HD1451 By Mr. Pedone of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1355) of Vincent A. Pedone and others relative to establishing mandatory foreclosure mediation with judicial review. The Judiciary.
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.1374 HD1092 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1374) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to requiring the video or digital recording of statements made by all parties participating in the booking process of persons arrested by state police officers. The Judiciary.
H.1375 HD1773 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1375) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to provide additional assistance to victims of domestic abuse. The Judiciary.
H.1376 HD1800 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1376) of Benjamin Swan, Gloria L. Fox and Denise Provost relative to the housing of prisoners in correctional institutions of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.1379 HD1292 By Mr. Vallee of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1379) of James E. Vallee and others relative to economic crimes involving monetary instruments or other property known to be derived from criminal activity . The Judiciary.
H.1386 HD1153 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1386) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to eminent domain takings. The Judiciary.
H.1393 HD1899 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1393) of Linda Dorcena Forry, John A. Hart and others for legislation to establish a "right to know" policy for certain temporary employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1398 HD1620 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1398) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to require employers to grant a minimum number of paid sick leave days for all employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
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.1410 HD1053 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1410) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to unemployment insurance. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1415 HD1004 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1415) of Alice K. Wolf and others for legislation to further define comparable worth in the workplace. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1416 SD1012 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1416) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Patricia D. Jehlen, Ellen Story, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to invest in our communities. Revenue.
H.1416 HD1644 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1416) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to establish a child psychiatry access project within the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1417 HD1646 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1417) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the coordination of mental health care for children. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1418 HD1651 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 1418) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to mental health services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1420 HD1649 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1420) of Kay Khan, Christine E. Canavan and Denise Provost relative to medical services at the Bridgewater State Hospital. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1421 HD1668 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1421) of Kay Khan, John P. Fresolo and others relative to juvenile mental health and substance abuse. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1422 HD1977 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1422) of Kay Khan and others relative to mental health examinations and services for inmates of certain correctional institutions in the Commonwealth. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1423 HD1985 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1423) of Kay Khan and others relative to the civil commitment of women for alcoholism and substance abuse at the Framingham Correctional Institution. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1424 HD1688 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 1424) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to establish a working group (including members of the General Court) relative to mental illness. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1425 HD1704 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1425) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to behavioral health managed care organizations. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1426 HD1712 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1426) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to mental health and substance abuse clinics. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1427 HD1723 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1427) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to substance abuse benefits and services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
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.1428 SD880 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1428) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Kenneth J. Donnelly, James B. Eldridge and Denise Provost for legislation to create an early educator earned income tax credit. Revenue.
H.1428 HD1743 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1428) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to providing for equitable access to behavioral health services for MassHealth consumers. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1429 SD883 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1429) of Sal N. DiDomenico and Denise Provost for legislation to facilitate municipality-sponsored affordable housing development. Revenue.
H.1435 HD1009 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1435) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to allowing the diversion of low-level offenders under court supervision from the drug treatment program of the Commonwealth. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1447 HD1086 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1447) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the effective enforcement of municipal ordinances and bylaws. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1469 HD1641 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1469) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to the establishment of a nursing advisory board within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Public Health.
H.1484 HD1709 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1484) of Denise C. Garlick and others that certain health facilities be directed to establish a "safe patient handling policy", so-called. Public Health.
H.1490 HD1677 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1490) of Kay Khan and Denise Provost relative to the professional title of practitioners of dentistry and use of the term "oral physician" in such practice. Public Health.
H.1491 HD1681 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 1491) of Kay Khan and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to advanced practice nursing. Public Health.
H.1492 HD1686 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1492) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a nursing advisory board within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Public Health.
H.1493 HD1733 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1493) of Kay Khan, Jennifer E. Benson and Denise Provost for legislation to provide for the rapid deployment of qualified nurses. Public Health.
H.1494 HD1865 By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME] of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1494) of [PETITIONERS LIST] relative to foods containing artificial trans fats. Public Health.
H.1495 HD1945 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1495) of Kay Khan and others promoting patient engagement in health care decisions. Public Health.
H.1497 HD1189 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1497) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to regulate the license, transfer, use, or sale of prescriber-identifiable data only for commercial purposes by pharmacies. Public Health.
H.1500 HD1160 By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME] of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1500) of [PETITIONERS LIST] relative to the health care of minors. Public Health.
H.1501 HD1317 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1501) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to provide for primary and preventative health care services for certain children in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.1503 HD1732 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1503) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to providing access to patient protection services for all residents. Public Health.
H.1506 HD1294 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1506) of James J. O'Day and others relative to prohibiting mandatory overtime for certain health care workers. Public Health.
H.1517 HD1730 By Messrs. Sánchez of Boston and Rushing, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1517) of Jeffrey Sánchez, Byron Rushing and others for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. Public Health.
H.1519 HD1756 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1519) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to medical peer review and patient safety. Public Health.
H.1530 HD1700 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1530) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to providing for a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants. Public Health.
H.1557 HD1016 By Mr. Honan of Boston and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1557) of Kevin G. Honan and others relative to further regulating the Architectural Access Board of the Department of Public Safety to promote accessible housing for people with disabilities. Housing.
H.1559 HD1693 By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME] of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1559) of [PETITIONERS LIST] relative to establishin a a Massachusetts correction commission (including members of the General Court) to study, review and report on activities of the Department of Correction. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1561 HD1099 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1561) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to to improve the ballistic database through microstamping ammunition. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1562 HD1571 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1562) of David Paul Linsky, Cory Atkins and Denise Provost for legislation to further regulate the issuance of licenses to carry firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1572 SD134 By Mr. Donnelly, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1572) of Kenneth Donnelly, John Keenan, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Kathi-Anne Reinstein and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the quality of security services on state property [Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight].
H.1609 HD1600 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1609) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to permit certain higher education employees to withdraw from the optional retirement system and join the state retirement system. Public Service.
H.1614 HD1149 By Mr. Humason of Westfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1614) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Denise Provost and Michael R. Knapik authorizing Gary W. Tirrell to receive additional creditable service in the teachers' retirement system for certain services as an elected member of the city of Westfield parks and recreation commission. Public Service.
S.1653 SD99 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1653) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Marc R. Pacheco, James B. Eldridge, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to affordable housing energy efficiency. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1654 HD1037 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1654) of Martin J. Walsh and others for legislation to clarify the terms of certain public employee collective bargaining agreements. Public Service.
H.1671 HD1550 By Mr. Walsh of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1671) of Steven M. Walsh and others for legislation to authorize early childcare providers to participate in collective bargaining with the department of early education and care. Public Service.
H.1676 HD1720 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1676) of Cory Atkins, Jason M. Lewis and Denise Provost relative to the gradual increase in the taxation of sales of gasoline. Revenue.
H.1696 HD1703 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1696) of Kay Khan and others relative to establishing a substance abuse health protection fund with collections from the sale of certain alcoholic beverages. 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.1736 HD1495 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1736) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to the enhancment of access to electronic public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1737 HD1506 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1737) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to access to public records in state agencies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1738 SD1611 By Ms. Fargo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1738) of Susan C. Fargo, Jennifer E. Benson and Denise Provost for legislation relative to child passenger safety. Transportation.
H.1738 HD1794 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1738) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and Denise Provost relative to bidding for public construction contracts. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1746 HD1267 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1746) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to require companies entering into contracts with the Commonwealth to disclosure information of their participation in the historic slave trade. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1752 HD1819 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1752) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to promoting responsible contracting on state construction projects. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1762 HD1240 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1762) of Sean Garballey and others relative to improving outdoor lighting and increasing dark-sky visibility. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1774 HD1692 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1774) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to energy efficiency programs and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1780 HD1748 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1780) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to authorize the acquisition of land for the development and construction of an underground railroad, and a civil rights and black heritage museum in the city of Springfield. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.1818 HD1127 By Ms. Marty Walz of Boston, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 01818) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to transportation services to historic areas. Joint Committee on Transportation.
H.1832 HD1351 By Representative Torrisi of North Andover and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1832) of David M. Torrisi and others for an appropriation of a certain sum of money to provide for the establishment of an education loan repayment program for social workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.1839 SD1600 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1839) of James B. Eldridge, Linda Dorcena Forry, Peter V. Kocot, Susan C. Fargo and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote asset development in transitional assistance programs [Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities].
H.1839 HD1352 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1839) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to regulate the powers of tree wardens in municipalities in the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1855 HD2101 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1855) of Alice K. Wolf and others for legislation to authorize the Human Resources Division to undertake a study of the job classification system of the Commonwealth. Public Service.
S.1863 SD934 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1863) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Denise Andrews, William N. Brownsberger, Christine E. Canavan and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify parental rights for unpaid leave. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1897 HD2759 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1897) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.1938 HD2086 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1938) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the appeals process in MCAS exams. Education.
H.1940 HD2233 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1940) of William N. Brownsberger and others for legislation to include the history of working people and the labor movement in the United States in the public school curriculum. Education.
H.1951 HD2181 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1951) of Tom Sannicandro, James J. O'Day and Denise Provost relative to certain students of charter schools. Education.
H.1954 HD2832 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1954) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to establish a pilot grant program relative to "mobile students", so-called. Education.
H.1955 HD2836 By Representative Sciortino of Medford and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1955) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., James B. Eldridge and others for legislation to ensure that high school graduates possess a reasonable breadth and depth of knowledge and skills. Education.
H.1965 HD2843 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 1965) of Paul Brodeur and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation and study of elder protective services. Elder Affairs.
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.1983 HD2736 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1983) of Ellen Story, Denise Provost and Peter V. Kocot relative to voting by the instant runoff voting method, so-called. Election Laws.
H.1984 HD2739 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1984) of Ellen Story, Denise Provost, Peter V. Kocot and others relative to voting by the instant runoff voting method, so-called, in primary elections. Election Laws.
H.1990 HD2022 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1990) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to reducing the use of non-compostable plastic bags in retail sales. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1991 HD2081 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1991) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the use of coal ash as a solid waste. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1992 HD2509 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1992) of Khan and others relative to the trapping of certain problem wildlife Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2024 HD2254 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2024) of Walsh and others for legislation to create a special task force to study interim and longer-term actions necessary to reduce greenhouse gas emissions Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.2025 SD2100 (with the approval of the mayor and board of aldermen) for legislation to authorize the city of Somerville to incur debt on certain property under control of said city
H.2029 HD2827 By Representatives Walz of Boston and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2029) of Martha M. Walz, Jonathan Hecht and others for the establishment of a Charles River parkways and parklands commission (including members of the General Court) to make recommendations for the preservation and increased use of the parklands along the Charles River. 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.2067 HD2870 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2067) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the cancellation of certain health insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.2082 HD2573 By Mr. Fallon of Malden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2082) of Christopher G. Fallon and others for legislation to regulate claims for services of patients in nursing and long-term care facilities. Health Care Financing.
H.2083 HD2337 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2083) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to transfers of assets by MassHealth members. Health Care Financing.
H.2097 HD2780 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2097) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to excluding certain retirement funds from countable assets of medical assistance recipients. Health Care Financing.
H.2130 HD2824 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2130) of Forry and others to expand housing opportunities for persons displaced by public action or natural disaster and persons who are homeless or facing imminent homelessness Joint Committee on Housing.
H.2131 HD2176 By Representatives Swan of Springfield and Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2131) of Benjamin Swan, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to foreclosures in the historic districts of Massachusetts. Housing.
H.2159 HD2924 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2159) of Cory Atkins and others relative to the penalty for subsequent restraining order violations. The Judiciary.
H.2160 HD2939 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2160) of John W. Scibak and others relative to providing for protection from domestic violence. The Judiciary.
H.2161 HD2943 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2161) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to permit the setting of both cash bail and pretrial conditions in domestic violence matters. The Judiciary.
H.2220 HD2701 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2220) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to eligibility for parole for persons trafficking in methamphetamines. The Judiciary.
H.2223 HD2743 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2223) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the use of telephones by persons in detention facilities. The Judiciary.
H.2225 HD2777 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2225) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to petitions to the Juvenile Court or Probate Court on behalf of certain special juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.2234 HD2220 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2234) of Kay Khan and others relative to safe pregnancies and related health care for female inmates. The Judiciary.
H.2240 HD2051 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2240) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to authorize judicial clarification of ownership in eviction proceedings. The Judiciary.
H.2252 HD2766 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2252) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to ensuring confidentiality for victims of rape and domestic violence. The Judiciary.
H.2256 HD2783 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2256) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to prohibiting the prosecution of persons seeking medical assistance for the costs of drug-related overdoses. The Judiciary.
H.2266 HD2272 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2266) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentencing laws for drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.2267 HD2371 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2267) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to further regulating the school zone law for drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.2268 HD2564 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2268) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to telephone service for inmates in correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
H.2277 HD2838 By Representatives Walsh of Boston and Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2277) of Martin J. Walsh, Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the protection of children under the age of 18 who have been subject to sexual exploitation. The Judiciary.
H.2291 HD2988 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2291) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to increase the minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2296 HD2713 By Ms. Harrington of Groton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2296) of Provost and Harrington relative to the prohibition of noncompetition business agreements Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2350 HD2974 By Representative Hogan of Stow and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2350) of Karen E. Spilka, Kate Hogan and others relative to the release of a body by the medical examiner to a person charged with an offense which resulted in the death of the deceased. Public Health.
H.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.
S.2373 SD2180 By Ms. Fargo, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Susan C. Fargo, Jennifer E. Benson and Denise Provost for legislation to regulate the practice and licensure of lactation consultants. Public Health.
H.2407 HD2035 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2407) of Kay Khan, Cory Atkins and Denise Provost for legislation to establish a sex offender management board within the Executive Office of Public Safety. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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.2452 HD2987 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2452) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to provide smoking and tobacco use cessation treatment benefits to active and retired public employees. Public Service.
H.2483 HD2061 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2483) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to regulate the investment of public service funds relative to the investment in companies doing business in or with Burma (Myanmar). Public Service.
H.2493 HD2553 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2493) of Cory Atkins and others relative to the repeal of sales tax exemption for aircraft. Revenue.
H.2516 HD2986 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2516) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to the taxation of telephone or telegraph corporations. Revenue.
H.2553 HD2261 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2553) of James J. O'Day and others relative to the taxation of certain income. Revenue.
H.2564 HD2762 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2564) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and Denise Provost relative to the motor fuel excise tax. Revenue.
H.2565 HD2946 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2565) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to promote efficiency and transparency in economic development through the utilization of tax credits and other incentives. Revenue.
H.2590 HD2758 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2590) of Jay Kaufman and others relative to promoting municipal efficiency and innovation through regional collaboration. 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.2612 HD2056 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2612) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to phase out coal burning electric generating facilities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2613 HD2076 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2613) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others that energy generating facilities constructed or commencing operation on and after January first, two thousand twelve shall not utilize or gasify coal. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2614 HD2721 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2614) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to electric generating facilities located in the commonwealth that uses coal as fuel and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2660 HD2840 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2660) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to promote the building of more modern transportation systems. Transportation.
H.2717 HD3451 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2717) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to establish regional school safety councils. Education.
H.2718 HD3143 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2718) of Kay Khan, James B. Eldridge and Denise Provost relative to the composition of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Education.
H.2742 HD3191 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2742) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to cities or towns with a local option to use instant runoff voting in municipal elections. Election Laws.
H.2761 HD3128 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator Baddour, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2761) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Steven A. Baddour and others relative to protecting consumers from unsolicited loans. Financial Services.
H.2827 HD3463 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2827) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to exempt from certain penalties the sale of a foal by an animal rescue organization to preserve the life of said foal. The Judiciary.
H.2831 HD3047 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2831) of Kay Khan and others that the Department of Corrections issue regulations relative to the classification of prisoners. The Judiciary.
H.2832 HD3066 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2832) of Kay Khan and others relative to health services in Massachusetts correctional institutions, houses of correction and jails. The Judiciary.
H.2833 HD3214 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2833) of Kay Khan and others relative to providing written health education information to incarcerated women by correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
H.2838 HD1395 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2838) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to prevent the illegal trafficking of firearms. The Judiciary.
H.2847 HD3009 By Mr. O'Flaherty of Chelsea, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2847) of Eugene L. O'Flaherty and others relative to further defining the dissemination of obscene material. The Judiciary.
H.2849 HD3014 By Mr. O'Flaherty of Chelsea, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2849) of Eugene L. O'Flaherty and others relative to the penalty for manslaughter by a corporation. The Judiciary.
H.2850 HD3016 By Mr. O'Flaherty of Chelsea, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2850) of Eugene L. O'Flaherty and others relative to the commercial exploitation of people. The Judiciary.
H.2906 HD3178 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2906) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to increase routine screening for the HIV virus. Public Health.
H.2908 HD3288 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2908) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to establish a commission to modernize HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Public Health.
H.2909 HD1391 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2909) of Paul Brodeur, Denise Provost and Lydia M. X. Z. Brown for legislation to require training for police and correction officers interacting with persons with autism spectrum disorders. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2916 HD1298 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2916) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to further regulating the sale and licensing of assault weapons in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2981 HD3098 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2981) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to funding collective bargaining agreements for state employees. Public Service.
H.2992 HD3049 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator DiDomenico, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2992) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Sal N. DiDomenico and others relative to creating an earned income tax credit for certain child care workers. Revenue.
H.3003 HD3203 By Representative Moran of Boston and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3003) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to establish tax transparency and strengthen the reporting requirements of public charities and to establish reporting requirements for the trustees and directors of public charities. Revenue.
H.3017 HD3106 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3017) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., and others relative to the motion picture tax credit. Revenue.
H.3031 HD3036 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3031) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to public access to the financial statements of candidates for public office and the maintenance of a electronic reporting system statements of financial interests. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3039 HD1380 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 3039) of Byron Rushing and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the seal and motto of the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3045 HD1387 By Mr. Walsh of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3045) of Steven M. Walsh and others for legislation to provide for the disposition of certain state property based on smart growth land use policies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.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.3053 HD3122 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3053) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to natural gas pipeline safety and transparency. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3057 HD3315 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3057) of Jonathan Hecht and others that the Department of Public Utilities and the Department of Telecommunications and Cable hold a public hearing and issue a report relative to reducing the number of double poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3069 HD3241 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3069) of Cory Atkins and others for legislation to prohibit the use of hand-held cell phones by persons operating motor vehicles. Transportation.
H.3163 HD2693 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3163) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to the scope of practice by optometrists. Public Health.
H.3210 HD2678 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3210) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others for legislation to further regulate the awarding of contracts by procurement officers. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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.3286 HD3364 By Representatives Dykema of Holliston and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3286) of Carolyn C. Dykema, Jonathan Hecht and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the implementation of evidence-based practices in the judicial system. The Judiciary.
H.3291 HD1869 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3291) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and Denise Provost for legislation to remove the statute of limitation for the offense of rape. The Judiciary.
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.3350 HD2026 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3350) of Alice K. Wolf and others for legislation to provide a local option for instant runoff voting in city or town elections. Election Laws.
H.3370 HD2818 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3370) of John W. Scibak and others relative to expanding the functions of the State Office for Pharmacy Services. Public Health.
H.3406 HD3240 By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3406) of Brian M. Ashe, Martin J. Walsh and Denise Provost relative to prohibiting electronic devices for sweepstakes. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.3410 HD2300 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3410) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to a 14-day continuance by the court when dealing with veterans of the armed forces. The Judiciary.
H.3416 HD2309 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3416) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to the sale or conversion of certain tax exempt property. Revenue.
H.3418 HD2978 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3418) of Thomas P. Conroy, Carolyn C. Dykema and Denise Provost relative to the allocation of funds received by the Attorney General through third party settlements. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3424 HD1812 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3424) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., Carolyn C. Dykema and Denise Provost for the establishment of a separate fund to be known as the Train Vets to Treat Vets Fund to assist returning veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3456 HD3744 By Representative Toomey of Cambridge and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3456) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to authorize the city of Somerville to use Harris Park for purposes other than a park or a playground. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3542 HD1444 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3542) of Cory Atkins and others for legislation to provide that cytologic screenings performed at the same time as annual physical examinations be separately billed by health care providers and paid by insurers. Financial Services.
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.3628 HD2980 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3628) of Thomas P. Conroy and others relative to the disclosure of consumer credit financial records. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3636 HD3888 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to establish a penalty for parents, legal guardians or caretakers failing to report the death of a minor child. The Judiciary.
H.3679 HD2049 Relative to nepotism in schools
H.3680 HD2890 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3680) of David B. Sullivan, Denise Provost and Kay Khan relative to specific curriculum for continuing education in schools. Education.
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.3921 HD4126 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ronald Mariano and others relative to the classification of risk for volunteer drivers for non-profit organizations providing transportation options for senior citizens . Financial Services.
H.3922 HD4127 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ronald Mariano and others relative to the acquisition and use of motor vehicles by charitable organizations for the purpose of transporting senior and disabled citizens. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3939 HD3532 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kay Khan and others that the Division of Insurance submit a plan providing for a long term care insurance partnership program. Financial Services.
H.3940 HD4218 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Peter J. Durant and others relative to the performance of electrical work by single family howeowners. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3968 HD4244 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to the appointment of alternate members on local historical commissions. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.3975 HD4151 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3978 HD3900 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Marc Lombardo and others for legislation to establish a penalty for failure to report a missing child. The Judiciary.
H.3982 HD4065 By Representative Walsh of Boston and Senator DiDomenico, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Martin J. Walsh, Sal N. DiDomenico and others for legislation to prohibit the Commonwealth from contracting with companies that do not comply with federal regulations for the certification of minerals originating in the Congo. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.4007 HD4293 By Messrs. Brodeur of Melrose and Parisella, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, House, No. [BILL NUMBER]) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to employment for members of the armed forces returning from active duty. House Rules.
H.4019 HD4216 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Louis L. Kafka and others for the issuance of an annual proclamation by the Governor establishing the third week in October as Male Breast Cancer Awareness Week. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.4056 HD4232 By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Brian M. Ashe and others for legislation to establish a special fund to be used for the replanting of trees in certain storm damaged areas. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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.

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator, Lawyer
Spouse: Geoffrey Forrest
Children: 2

Education & Public Service

  • Bennington College, BA 1971
  • Boston University School of Law, JD 1982
  • Mass. House 2006 - present
  • Assistant City Solicitor, Newton (1982-1984)
  • Assistant City Solicitor, Somerville (1984-1989)
Twenty-seventh Middlesex, Consisting of Somerville: Ward 2: Precincts 2, 3, Wards 3, 5, 6

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