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James J. Dwyer Representative

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James J. Dwyer

Addresses

State House
Room 254
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2220
Fax: 617-626-0831
Email: James.Dwyer@mahouse.gov
Bill Docket Bill Title
SD2253 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. [BILL NUMBER]) of Bruce E. Tarr, James J. Dwyer, F. Jay Barrows, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect minors from the harmful effects of marihuana. The Judiciary.
HD4343 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Holmes of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Shaunna O'Connell, Russell E. Holmes and others for legislation to further regulate the use of electronic benefit transfer cards and establish penalties for certain prohibited transactions. The Judiciary.
HD4504 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to death benefits for police officers and firefighters. Public Service.
S.21 SD3 By Mr. Donnelly, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 21) of Kenneth Donnelly and James J. Dwyer for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Nena Canada, an employee of the Trial Court. The Judiciary.
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.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].
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.53 SD502 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 53) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr and James J. Dwyer for legislation relative to the reporting of child abuse to local law enforcement officials. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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.87 HD140 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 87) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to regulate the record-keeping procedures of scrap metal dealers. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.98 SD1155 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 98) of Lewis, Levy, Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide municipal control of liquor licenses [Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure].
H.102 HD273 By Representatives Bradley of Hingham and Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 102) of Garrett J. Bradley, Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others for legislation to ensure that independent repair facilities in the Commonwealth have access to information related to the proper and complete diagnosis, service and repair of motor vehicles. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.125 HD165 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 125) of Thomas M. Stanley and others for legislation to require warning labels on single and multi-pack containers of beer and single and multi-pack containers of wine. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.141 HD697 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 141) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for appointment by the Governor of a commission to make an investigation and study of graduation requirements for students in the public schools of the Commonwealth. Education.
H.143 HD915 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 143) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, James J. Dwyer and Richard Bastien relative to teacher recertification requirements. Education.
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.
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.156 HD285 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 156) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others for legislation to authorize cities and towns to request the assistance of sheriffs’ departments in truancy enforcement programs. Education.
H.159 HD423 For legislation to promote the successful transition of students with disabilities to post-secondary education, employment and independent living
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.189 SD1412 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 189) of Katherine M. Clark, James B. Eldridge, James J. Dwyer, Paul Brodeur and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a Chapter 70 equalization fund. Education.
H.193 HD961 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 193) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the reimbursement of local costs of special elections. Election Laws.
S.212 SD119 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 212) of Michael R. Knapik, Gale D. Candaras, Bruce E. Tarr, Peter V. Kocot and other members of the General Court for legislation to fund replacement vocational and technical public high school instructional equipment. Education.
H.212 HD82 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 212) of William M. Straus and others relative to the agreement among the states to elect the President by national popular vote. Election Laws.
H.269 HD501 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 269) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to exempting cities and towns from fees from the Massachusetts Oil and Hazardous Material Release Prevention and Response Act. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.304 SD1530 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 304) of James B. Eldridge, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Kenneth J. Donnelly, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to disclosure of political spending . Election Laws.
S.310 SD125 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 310) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Daniel A. Wolf, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to voter registration in public high schools. Election Laws.
S.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.
S.316 SD1147 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 316) of Richard J. Ross, George T. Ross, Richard Bastien, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation to require photo identification to recieve a ballot. Election Laws.
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.
S.352 SD525 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 352) of Wolf, Story, Harrington and other members of the General Court for legislation to require producer responsibility for collection reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products [Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture].
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.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.389 HD317 By Mr. Alicea of Charlton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 389) of Geraldo Alicea and others for legislation to increase the penalties imposed for rape of mentally retarded persons. The Judiciary.
H.390 HD319 By Mr. Alicea of Charlton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 390) of Geraldo Alicea and others for legislation to protect certain students and clients of public or private institutions from inappropriate sexual contact by employees. The Judiciary.
H.407 HD369 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 407) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to criminal penalties for resisting arrest. The Judiciary.
H.427 HD391 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 427) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to the penalties for the dissemination of matter harmful to minors in school. The Judiciary.
H.434 HD311 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 434) of Bradford Hill and others relative to the punishment of habitual offenders convicted in the courts of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
S.461 SD754 For legislation to further regulate insurance underwriting and motor vehicle liability ratings
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.469 HD689 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 469) of Ronald Mariano and others for legislation to provide for comprehensive protection from childhood sexual abuse. The Judiciary.
H.482 HD491 By Ms. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 482) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to information provided to women seeking abortions. The Judiciary.
H.483 HD657 By Ms. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 483) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others that county commissioners and the sheriffs for the various counties institute a schedule of fees and assess fees to inmates in their custody. The Judiciary.
H.523 HD880 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 523) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to national criminal offender record information checks for persons working with individuals served by the Department of Mental Retardation. The Judiciary.
S.530 SD1647 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 530) of Richard T. Moore, Robert M. Koczera, James J. Dwyer, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the confidentiality of patient prescription records. Health Care Financing.
S.535 SD1747 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 535) of Richard T. Moore, Michael O. Moore, Bruce E. Tarr and James J. Dwyer for legislation to require MassHealth to provide an explanation of benefits to beneficiaries. Health Care Financing.
H.547 HD511 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 547) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to unemployment insurance for seasonal workers at municipal, county, or state golf courses. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.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.575 SD1120 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 575) of Richard J. Ross, George T. Ross, James J. Dwyer, Sheila C. Harrington and other members of the General Court for legislation to allow veterans to pay in-state tuition and fees at state or community colleges. Higher Education.
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.599 SD701 By Mr. Hedlund, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 599) of Dwyer, DiNatale, Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to illegal immigrants and publicly subsidized housing [Joint Committee on Housing].
H.599 HD107 By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME] of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 599) of [PETITIONERS LIST] for legislation to establish a personal care attendant orientation program. Public Health.
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.668 SD212 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 668) of Gale D. Candaras, James J. Dwyer, Theodore C. Speliotis, Sheila C. Harrington and others for legislation relative to parental responsibility in bullying. The Judiciary.
S.679 SD1366 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 679) of Katherine M. Clark, Cory Atkins and James J. Dwyer for legislation relative to strangulation. The Judiciary.
S.682 SD1471 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 682) of Katherine M. Clark, Lori A. Ehrlich, Stephen L. DiNatale, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to domestic violence and animals. The Judiciary.
H.685 HD203 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, petition (accompanied by Bill, House, No. 685) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to the retirement savings of correctional officers. Public Service.
S.686 SD1796 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 686) of Katherine M. Clark, Cory Atkins, James M. Cantwell, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide protection from child enticement. The Judiciary.
H.701 HD364 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 701) of Jay Kaufman and others relative to cost of living adjustments for retired public employees of the Commonwealth. Public Service.
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.
S.771 SD1336 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 771) of James B. Eldridge, Patricia D. Jehlen, James J. Dwyer, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to assuring the integrity of mortgage foreclosure . The Judiciary.
H.774 HD896 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 774) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to exempt small charities from taxation on raffle proceeds. Revenue.
H.776 HD912 By Mr. Madden of Nantucket, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 776) of Timothy R. Madden and others relative to the sales tax of motor vehicles. Revenue.
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.782 SD1713 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 782) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Todd M. Smola, Christine E. Canavan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the criminal firearms and trafficking division of the state police. The Judiciary.
S.787 SD720 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 787) of Robert L. Hedlund, Stephen L. DiNatale, Thomas J. Calter, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance Melanie's Law. The Judiciary.
H.788 HD988 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 788) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others exempting agencies of the Commonwealth and cities and towns from payment of the tax imposed on the sale of gasoline. Revenue.
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.
S.803 SD234 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 803) of John F. Keenan and James J. Dwyer for legislation to further define convictions of offenses resulting in forfeiture of retirement rights. The Judiciary.
S.805 SD1050 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 805) of John F. Keenan, Bruce J. Ayers and James J. Dwyer relative to assualt and battery attempting to disarm a police officer. The Judiciary.
H.809 HD71 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 809) of Thomas M. Stanley and others for legislation to exempt certain small charities from tax upon raffle proceeds. Revenue.
S.811 SD137 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 811) of Michael R. Knapik, James J. Dwyer and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to penalties for failure to appear in court. The Judiciary.
S.814 SD145 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 814) of Michael R. Knapik, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and James J. Dwyer for legislation relative to teen violence. The Judiciary.
H.815 HD257 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 815) of Cleon H. Turner and others for legislation to increase the medical tax exemption. Revenue.
S.815 SD379 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 815) of Michael R. Knapik, James J. Dwyer, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to electronic communication by sex offenders. The Judiciary.
S.816 SD384 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 816) of Michael R. Knapik, Gale D. Candaras, Bruce E. Tarr and James J. Dwyer for legislation relative to the registration fee of sex offenders. The Judiciary.
S.820 SD31 By Mr. Montigny, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 820) of Mark C. Montigny, Louis L. Kafka, Antonio F. D. Cabral and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to anti-human trafficking and protection [Joint Committee on the Judiciary].
S.828 SD10 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 828) of Michael O. Moore, Jennifer L. Flanagan, James J. Dwyer, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to assault and battery on a police officer. The Judiciary.
S.833 SD1725 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 833) of Richard T. Moore, James E. Timilty, Robert M. Koczera, Christine E. Canavan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the modernization of optometric patient care. The Judiciary.
H.844 HD224 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 844) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to exempt owners from providing an indemnity for certain lost or stolen registered bonds. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.847 SD1058 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 847) of Richard J. Ross, George T. Ross, Cory Atkins, Carlo Basile and other members of the General Court for legislation to share custody of minor children of divorced or separated parents. The Judiciary.
S.853 SD1128 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 853) of Richard J. Ross, James J. Dwyer and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to health care proxies. The Judiciary.
H.861 HD427 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 861) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to promote competitively priced electricity. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.869 HD625 By Messrs. Kaufman of Lexington and DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 869) of Jay R. Kaufman, Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to regulate the establishment of municipal lighting plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.870 HD521 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 870) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to restrict callers from using certain automatic dialing devices for sending information to subscribers of telephone services. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.884 HD41 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 884) of Thomas M. Stanley and others relative to the use of double electric utility poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.886 HD599 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 886) of Thomas M. Stanley and others relative to the removal and installation of utility poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.888 HD210 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 888) of William M. Straus and others relative to energy efficiency in construction, renovation or expansion of schools and libraries. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.891 SD1845 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 891) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard T. Moore, Michael R. Knapik, James E. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform the parole system and protect public safety. The Judiciary.
H.900 HD363 By Ms. Jennifer E. Benson of Lunenburg, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 00900) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to civil motor vehicle infraction by a junior operator who is not emancipated . Joint Committee on Transportation.
S.919 SD680 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 919) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Thomas M. Stanley, Richard T. Moore, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation to require recordkeeping at public construction worksites in order to protect first responders. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.929 SD341 By Mr. Hedlund, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 929) of Dwyer, Knapik, Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to youth sports referees [Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development].
H.934 HD986 By Mr. William "Smitty" Pignatelli of Lenox, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 00934) of James Eldridge and others incorporating first aid training under the education program for drivers of motor vehicles. 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.976 HD1645 By Mr. Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 976) of Paul J. Donato and others relative to financial assistance provided to foster children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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.
H.983 HD1919 By Messrs. O'Day of West Boylston and Sannicandro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 983) of James J. O'Day, Tom Sannicandro and others relative to eligibility and appropriations for programs for persons with disabilities, including the "Turning 22" program, so-called. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.984 HD1013 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 984) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to promote responsibility, cost effectiveness and meaningful lives for individuals with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.1002 HD1636 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1002) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the licensure of behavior analysts. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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.1041 HD1020 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1041) of Paul Brodeur and James J. Dwyer relative to equal municipal contributions to vocational school districts. Education.
S.1041 SD1133 By Mr. Montigny, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1041) of Khan, Reinstein, Kafka and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a cat and dog spay and nueter fund [Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government].
S.1042 SD983 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1042) of Clark, Mark, Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation to allow for the decriminalization of minor offenses [Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government].
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.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.1104 HD1846 By Mr. Canessa of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1104) of Stephen R. Canessa and others relative to voter identification at polling places. Election Laws.
S.1107 SD874 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1107) of Robert L. Hedlund, Thomas P. Kennedy, Bruce E. Tarr and James J. Dwyer for legislation relative to prescription drug rebates. Public Health.
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.
S.1151 SD1768 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1151) of Richard T. Moore, James J. Dwyer, James B. Eldridge and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to prohibit mandatory overtime for the heakth care workforce. Public Health.
S.1155 SD1860 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1155) of Tarr, Spilka, Puppolo and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public health volunteer responders [Joint Committee on Public Health].
S.1162 SD1118 By Mr. Ross, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1162) of Richard J. Ross, George Ross, James J. Dwyer and Todd M. Smola for legislation relative to medical malpractice [Joint Committee on Public Health].
S.1163 SD1291 By Mr. Ross, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1163) of Winslow, Tarr, Smola and other members of the General Court for legislation to require coaches of interscholastic sports to complete first aid training courses [Joint Committee on Public Health].
S.1175 SD510 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1175) of James E. Timilty, Martin J. Walsh, James J. Dwyer, Timothy R. Madden and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate tanning facilities. Public Health.
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.1196 SD1394 By Ms. Clark, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1196) of Katherine M. Clark, James J. Dwyer, Jason M. Lewis, Paul Brodeur and Bradley H. Jones, Jr. for legislation to regionalize public safety services [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.1215 SD376 By Mr. Knapik, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1215) of Dwyer, Tarr and Knapik for legislation to authorize the police officers to take certain actions outside their jurisdiction [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].
H.1217 HD1232 By Mr. Sullivan of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1217) of David B. Sullivan and others relative to certified occupational therapy assistants in the treatment of autism. Financial Services.
H.1222 HD1876 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1222) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to evidence of coverage to be delivered to covered adults by health, dental and vision care providers. Health Care Financing.
H.1223 HD1884 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1223) of Linda Dorcena Forry, James J. Dwyer and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to impose a moratorium on all new mandated health benefit legislation. Health Care Financing.
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.
S.1225 SD1067 By Mr. Ross, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1225) of Tarr, Hedlund, Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a commission to study the effectiveness of a drug dealer registry in the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].
H.1241 HD1418 By Mr. Walsh of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1241) of Steven M. Walsh and others relative to improving the senior care options program. 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.1274 HD1518 By Mr. Adams of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1274) of Paul Adams and others for legislation to further regulate summary process modification. The Judiciary.
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.1287 HD1590 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1287) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to penalties for breaking and entering a firearm retail wholesaler or manufacturer. The Judiciary.
H.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.
S.1306 SD224 By Ms. Jehlen, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1306) of Stanley, Spiliotis, McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the cost of living adjustment (cola) base [Joint Committee on Public Service].
H.1306 HD1405 By Ms. Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1306) of Colleen M. Garry and others relative to shared parenting in cases of divorce. The Judiciary.
S.1313 SD233 By Mr. Keenan, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1313) of Dwyer and Keenan for legislation to prohibit service in an elected public office within one year of retiring from an elected office [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.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.
S.1365 SD1059 By Mr. Ross, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1365) of Winslow, Tarr, Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public employees serving in the armed forces of the United States [Joint Committee on Public Service].
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.1373 HD1220 By Mr. Sullivan of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1373) of David B. Sullivan, James J. Dwyer and James B. Eldridge relative to removing fees for noncriminal hearings of violations of certain motor vehicle laws. The Judiciary.
H.1388 HD1325 By Mr. Wong of Saugus, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1388) of Donald H. Wong and others relative to increasing the penalty for previously convicted felons subsequently convicted of the crime of rape of a child. The Judiciary.
H.1389 HD1329 By Mr. Wong of Saugus, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1389) of Donald H. Wong and others relative to the penalty imposed by the courts in the Commonwealth for the rape of a child under fourteen years of age. The Judiciary.
H.1390 HD1332 By Mr. Wong of Saugus, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1390) of Donald H. Wong and others relative to increasing the penalty for persons convicted of certain sexual crimes. The Judiciary.
S.1390 SD183 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1390) of James E. Timilty, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining. Public Service.
H.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.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.
S.1418 SD1851 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1418) of Katherine M. Clark, Stephen L. DiNatale, Robert M. Koczera, Thomas P. Kennedy and other members of the General Court for legislation to create jobs and strengthen small business. Revenue.
S.1459 SD219 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1459) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jennifer E. Benson, William N. Brownsberger, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the property tax deferral for seniors. Revenue.
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.
S.1473 SD124 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1473) of Michael R. Knapik, James J. Dwyer, Brian A. Joyce and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to tax deductions for contributions to college savings plans. Revenue.
H.1475 HD1642 By Mr. Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1475) of Paul J. Donato and others relative to reciprocal benefits contracts. 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.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.
S.1511 SD1079 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1511) of Richard J. Ross, James J. Dwyer, Robert L. Hedlund and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to authorize a city or town to designate a checkoff on its real estate tax bills and to establish an economic aid. Revenue.
S.1512 SD1103 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1512) of Richard J. Ross, Theodore C. Speliotis, George T. Ross and James J. Dwyer for legislation to reduce the property taxes of certain elderly personsns. Revenue.
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.
S.1548 SD312 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1548) of James E. Timilty, Sal N. DiDomenico, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to tax exemptions for school related expenses. Revenue.
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.1568 HD1721 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1568) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others for legislation to prohibit subdivisions of the Commonwealth from further restricting the use or possession of firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1573 SD825 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1573) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Thomas M. Stanley, Richard T. Moore, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to flying flags at half-staff upon the death of a police officer or firefighter. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1579 HD1011 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1579) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to information sharing between sheriffs of the various counties. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1631 HD1428 By Mr. James J. O'Day of West Boylston, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 01631) of David M. Nangle and others relative to the retirement benefits of certain employees of the Department of Social Services. Joint Committee on Public Service.
H.1642 HD1772 By Ms. Spiliotis of Peabody, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1642) of Joyce A. Spiliotis and James J. Dwyer relative to the disability retirement law for public employees. Public Service.
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.
S.1654 SD29 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1654) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sean Garballey, Katherine M. Clark, George T. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the failure to remove existing poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1655 SD1587 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1655) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Bruce E. Tarr, Thomas M. Stanley, Richard T. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to require electrical service restoration in the event of a disruption. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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.
S.1679 SD822 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1679) of Michael R. Knapik, Stephen L. DiNatale, James J. Dwyer, Steven L. Levy and others for legislation relative to competitively priced electrictiy in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1702 HD1103 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1702) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to create an income tax deduction for municipal and school fees. Revenue.
S.1750 SD1848 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1750) of Robert L. Hedlund, Bruce E. Tarr and James J. Dwyer for legislation relative to speeding in breakdown lanes. Transportation.
H.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.1761 HD1854 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1761) of Stephen L. DiNatale, James J. Dwyer and Bruce E. Tarr relative to low cost renewable energy. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1785 SD1056 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1785) of Richard J. Ross, James J. Dwyer, Robert L. Hedlund, Todd M. Smola and other members of the General Court for legislation to allow certain online drives license notices. Transportation.
H.1816 HD1311 By Mr. Torrisi of North Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1816) of David M. Torrisi and James J. Dwyer relative to regulating the use of recording devices in motor vehicles. Transportation.
S.1832 SD1076 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1832) of Richard J. Ross, George T. Ross, James J. Dwyer, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to exempt veterans from the payment of fees for use of recreational facilities under the jurisdiction of the Department of Conservation and Recreation. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
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.1866 SD492 By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME], a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1866) of [PETITIONERS LIST] for legislation to establish a Police Fire Safety Fund in the Commonwealth. . Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1868 HD2994 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1868) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to the creation of low profit limited liability company small businesses. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.1894 HD2560 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1894) of Jerald A. Parisella and others relative to exempting certain school stadiums from plumbing regulations. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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.1916 HD2258 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1916) of John V. Fernandes and others that the Department of Education be required to reimburse school districts for the cost of transporting "out-of-district" special education students. Education.
H.1934 HD2359 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1934) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to parental notification. Education.
H.1966 HD2230 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1966) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to the calculation of income for spouses of nursing home residents. Elder Affairs.
H.1979 HD2003 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1979) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to authorize persons to pre-register to vote prior to their eighteenth birthday. Election Laws.
H.1980 HD2006 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1980) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to authorize local boards of registrars to perform random audits of election results in precincts. Election Laws.
S.2012 SD2074 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) of Bruce E. Tarr, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Robert L. Hedlund, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote motor vehicle safety. The Judiciary.
S.2016 SD2037 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2016) of Thomas P. Kennedy, Michael J. Rodrigues, Cynthia S. Creem, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation to further regulate the continuing education requirements for certain real estate appraisers and trainees. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.2027 HD2844 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2027) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to the licensure of professional landscape architects. 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.
S.2061 SD2109 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) of Richard T. Moore, John V. Fernandes, Bruce E. Tarr, George N. Peterson, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance community safety. The Judiciary.
H.2076 HD2021 By Ms. Spiliotis of Peabody, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2076) of Joyce A. Spiliotis, Cory Atkins and James J. Dwyer relative to the review and evaluation of regulatory changes on health insurance. Financial Services.
H.2077 HD2034 By Ms. Spiliotis of Peabody, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2077) of Joyce A. Spiliotis and James J. Dwyer for legislation to prohibit insurance companies from designating motor vehicle glass repair shops and require the registration of said shops. Financial Services.
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.2115 HD2078 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2115) of John V. Fernandes and others for legislation to further define affordable housing. Housing.
S.2124 SD2160 By Mr. Moore, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12 and Senate Rule 20) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2124) of Richard T. Moore, Kenneth J. Donnelly, John Hart, Jr., Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to reduction of property tax liability for veterans. Revenue.
H.2139 HD2383 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2139) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to investigations of correctional officers. The Judiciary.
H.2152 HD2085 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2152) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to providing indemnity from prosecution for probation officers and court officers employed by the Trial Court. 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.2163 HD2184 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2163) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to enhance safety and security in courthouses. The Judiciary.
H.2167 HD2264 By Representative Fernandes of Milford and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2167) of John V. Fernandes, Richard T. Moore and others relative to penalties for the employment of certain unauthorized workers. The Judiciary.
S.2198 SD2186 By Mr. Moore, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2198) of Richard T. Moore, Benjamin B. Downing, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Stephen L. DiNatale and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote American manufacturing. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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.2221 HD2714 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2221) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to certain providers of health care services being exempt from jury duty. The Judiciary.
H.2238 HD2259 By Messrs. Linsky of Natick and Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2238) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to enhance safety and security in courthouses. The Judiciary.
H.2247 HD2114 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2247) of Shaunna O'Connell and others relative to electronic benefit transfer cards. The Judiciary.
H.2251 HD2562 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2251) of Jerald A. Parisella and James J. Dwyer relative to providing for additional justices of the peace. 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.2253 HD2772 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2253) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the apprehension of drunk drivers and other law violators. The Judiciary.
H.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.2281 HD2253 By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2281) of Daniel B. Winslow and others establishing a seat belt defense in civil actions for certain personal injuries incurred in a motor vehicle accident. The Judiciary.
H.2305 HD2834 By Mr. Mark of Hancock, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2305) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to require business owners to notify employees of their eligibility to purchase or bid on said business prior to transfers of the business. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2324 HD2249 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2324) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the acceptance and disposition of municipal easements. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.2341 HD2102 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2341) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to pediatric home care services. Public Health.
H.2348 HD2636 By Ms. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2348) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to optometric patient care. Public Health.
H.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.2365 HD2892 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2365) of Louis L. Kafka and others for legislation to establish certain drug formularies to improve the safety of prescriptions. Public Health.
H.2383 HD2063 By Mr. Sullivan of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2383) of David B. Sullivan and others relative to coupons of manufacturers submitted to health care insurers. Public Health.
H.2406 HD2868 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2406) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to fire protection systems for buildings and structures. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2503 HD2691 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2503) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to small business tax relief. Revenue.
H.2504 HD2692 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2504) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to small business tax relief. Revenue.
H.2505 HD2696 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2505) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to small business tax relief. Revenue.
H.2548 HD2829 By Mr. Mark of Hancock, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2548) of Richard Bastien and others relative to tax deductions for student loans. Revenue.
H.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.2567 HD2088 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2567) of Chris Walsh and others establishing a property tax incentive for small property improvements. Revenue.
H.2601 HD2279 By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2601) of Daniel B. Winslow and others for legislation to authorize the Suggestions Awards Board within the Executive Office for Administration and Finance to offer certain financial awards to citizens for suggestions reducing the cost of government. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2602 HD2314 By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2602) of Daniel B. Winslow and others relative to job creation by increasing disposable income in the state economy. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2611 HD2883 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2611) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to existing renewable energy generator operations. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2633 HD2411 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2633) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to use of seatbelts on school buses. Transportation.
H.2663 HD2998 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2663) of Dwyer and Stanley relative to local zoning ordinances and above ground advertising of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Joint Committee on Transportation.
H.2665 HD2305 By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2665) of Walsh and others reducing the cost of constructing or improving roads Joint Committee on Transportation.
H.2676 HD3224 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2676) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to requiring a civil service exam in the department of transitional assistance. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.2684 HD3194 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2684) of John W. Scibak and others relative to supporting children and parental custody. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.2715 HD3498 By Mr. Frost of Auburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2715) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others for legislation to protect the rights of students to express religious viewpoints. Education.
H.2733 HD3005 By Mr. Mark of Hancock, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2733) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to allow public employees to raise funds for their own candidacy. Election Laws.
H.2792 HD3258 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2792) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation including section eight housing vouchers as an affordable housing type. Housing.
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.2862 HD3208 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2862) of Steven L. Levy, James J. Dwyer and Karen E. Spilka relative to the conduct of public employees and the conflict of interest law. The Judiciary.
H.2911 HD3088 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2911) of Nick Collins and others for legislation to allow police officers to make arrests outside their territorial jurisdiction. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2921 HD1389 By Mr. Sullivan of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2921) of David B. Sullivan, Daniel Winslow and James J. Dwyer relative to the issuance and use of firearm identification cards. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2932 HD3042 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2932) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to creditable service for nonpublic school service. Public Service.
H.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.3007 HD3079 By Mr. Rogers of Norwood, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3007) of John H. Rogers and others for legislation to create an income tax credit for qualified tuition and fees for higher education. Revenue.
H.3089 HD3204 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3089) of Timilty and others relative to the issuance of "Support the Troops" motor vehicle registration plates Joint Committee on Transportation.
H.3105 HD2684 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3105) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and James J. Dwyer relative to the collection and reporting of certain nursing facility resident care information. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.3152 HD2699 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3152) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to the penalties for enticing a child under the age of sixteen. The Judiciary.
H.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.3261 HD1956 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3261) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to the research and treatment of Lyme Disease. Public Health.
H.3263 HD3021 By Mr. Rosa of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3263) of Dennis A. Rosa, James J. Dwyer and Mary T. Jean for legislation to change of determination standard for involvement by the Department of Children and Families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.3264 HD3044 By Mr. Rosa of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3264) of Dennis A. Rosa, James J. Dwyer and Mary T. Jean for legislation to establish an Independent Ombudsman office. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.3277 HD2012 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3277) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to the servicing of loans by mortgage providers. Financial Services.
H.3282 HD3236 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3282) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to judicial foreclosures. 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.3301 HD3123 By Mr. Pedone of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3301) of Vincent A. Pedone and others relative to tax credits for the design and development of video game and interactive digital media products. Revenue.
H.3310 HD1379 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3310) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to the personal care services administered by the Division of Medical Assistance. Public Health.
H.3323 HD2419 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 9) of Garrett J. Bradley and others for legislation to allow the non-profit corporation Home of the Brave, Inc., to construct and operate public homes for veterans. Housing.
H.3338 HD106 By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME] of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3338) of [PETITIONERS LIST] relative to the use of certain proceeds from the former railroad right-of-way in the town of Stoneham. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3516 HD3687 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Marty Walz and others for legislation to regulate the compensation payable to board members of public charities. The Judiciary.
H.3538 HD2144 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3538) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to increase funding by the Commonwealth under the education foundation budget for public school districts. Education.
H.3543 HD2814 By Ms. Creedon of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3543) of Geraldine M. Creedon and others relative to fair share employer health care contributions. Health Care Financing.
H.3549 HD3223 By Mr. Webster of Pembroke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3549) of Daniel K. Webster and others for legislation to further regulate the disposition of public benefits and providing for the implementation of a security and immigration compliance law. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3554 HD2321 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3554) of Bruce Tarr and others relative to the taxation of persons primarily engaged in agriculture, farming or commercial fishing. Revenue.
H.3555 HD2094 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3555) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to provide an income tax deduction for fees paid for students participating in athletics or cheerleading. Revenue.
H.3557 HD3363 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3557) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to providing tax deductions for certain school supply expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers. Revenue.
H.3559 HD1400 By Mr. Basile of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3559) of Carlo Basile and others relative to the punishment for the use of firearms, explosive devices or chemical weapons while committing a felony. The Judiciary.
H.3598 HD2001 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3598) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to registration of mortgage holders and providers. Financial Services.
H.3633 HD1904 By Mr. Diehl of Whitman, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3633) of Geoff Diehl and others for legislation to restore funding for the police career incentive pay program. Public Service.
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.3684 HD1889 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3684) of John V. Fernandes and others that the State Purchasing Agent give preference to products or services manufactured or produced in the United States. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3686 HD3245 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3686) of Thomas J. Calter and others for legislation to promote the participation of veteran owned businesses in state contracting. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3709 HD3983 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3709) of Robert M. Koczera and others relative to the designation of veterans status on licenses and identification cards issued by the Registry of Motor Vehicles . Transportation.
H.3739 HD3953 By Representatives Ross of Attleboro and Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of George Ross and others for legislation to categorize bath salts, so-called, as a class C substance. The Judiciary.
H.3766 HD3958 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to the crime of failing to notify law enforcement officials of a missing or deceased child. The Judiciary.
H.3858 HD4133 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William M. Straus and others for legislation to prohibit commercial solicitation to mobile electronic devices. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3890 HD4144 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to create stabilization funds for special education costs. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.3904 HD4021 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ronald Mariano and others relative to promoting equity and efficiency in health care rates. Health Care Financing.
H.3913 HD4056 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford and Senator Moore, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John V. Fernandes, Richard T. Moore and others for legislation to enhance community safety by strengthening the laws regulating undocumented illegal aliens residing or working in the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.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.3934 HD4183 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael D. Brady and others for legislation to further regulate the reporting requirements of mortgages secured by residential property. The Judiciary.
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.3983 HD4124 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others relative to the disposition of veterans' remains. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.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.4170 HD4404 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4170) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., James J. Dwyer and Katherine M. Clark (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Reading to grant a utility easement over certain parcels of land in said town. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4181 HD4342 By Mr. Ross of Attleboro, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of George T. Ross and others relative to continuously monitoring the entrances, exits, and common areas of all facilities operated under the authority of the Department of Mental Health and the Department of Developmental Services. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.

Personal Information

Profession: Profession: Middlesex Juvenile Court; Assistant Chief Probation officer (2002-2007), Juvenile Probation Officer (1975-2002)
Spouse: Mary Ellen
Children: 2

Career Highlights

  • First speech to the House of Representatives was on Ethics Reform in Spring 2009
  • 1 of 2 non-attorney members of the Joint Committee on the Judiciary (17 members)
  • Named “Freshman Legislator of the Year” by the Massachusetts Nurses Association

Education & Public Service

  • Norwich University, B.A., Government (1973)
  • Anna Maria College, M.A., Criminal Justice (1979)
  • Woburn Housing Authority, Vice Chairman and Treasurer (2000-2004)
  • Woburn City Council, Alderman Ward 4, (2006-2009)
  • Represenative James Dwyer with Regina Johnson and her daughter Laura

  • Rep. Dwyer on the phone speaking with a constituent

  • Representative James Dwyer with members of EMARC

  • 5) Representative Dwyer delivering his maiden speech on Ethics Reform in 2009

Thirtieth Middlesex, Consisting of Reading: Precincts 2, 3, 4, 5; Woburn: Wards 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

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