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Jennifer L. Flanagan Senator

D Leominster
Jennifer L. Flanagan

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State House
Room 208
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-1230
Fax: 617-722-1130
Email: Jennifer.Flanagan@masenate.gov
District Office
24 Church Street
Leominster, MA 01453
Phone: 978-534-3388
Bill Docket Bill Title
HD4613 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to firearms license renewal. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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.
H.47 HD366 By Representatives Benson of Lunenburg and Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 47) of Jennifer E. Benson, Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to improve the personal care attendant program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.64 SD697 By Ms. Spilka, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 64) of Flanagan, Jehlen and Spilka for legislation to expand juvenile jurisdiction, increase public safety and protect children from harm [Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities].
S.66 SD1292 By Ms. Spilka, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 66) of Karen E. Spilka, Paul J. Donato, James B. Eldridge, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation regarding families and children engaged in services [Joint Committee on 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.104 SD1049 By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 104) of John Hart, Jr., Michael R. Knapik, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the Senate for legislation to protect motor vehicle owners' and small businesses in repairing motor vehicles. 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.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.
S.183 SD1635 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 183) of Harriette L. Chandler, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Byron Rushing and other members of the General Court for legislation to design civics as a high school graduation requirement. Education.
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.
H.319 HD171 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 319) of John W. Scibak and others relative to requiring fluoride varnish service coverage in all health insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.349 HD362 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 349) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to establishing a public health Lyme disease research institute at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Higher Education.
H.358 HD360 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 358) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to include manufactured housing in a city or town’s count of housing units. Housing.
H.359 HD361 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 359) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to low and moderate income housing units. Housing.
H.407 HD369 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 407) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to criminal penalties for resisting arrest. The Judiciary.
S.409 SD389 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 409) of Harriette L. Chandler, Stephen M. Brewer, Bruce E. Tarr, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to financial services contracts for dental benefits corporations. Financial Services.
S.410 SD1362 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 410) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Mark C. Montigny and James E. Timilty for legislation to include fluoride varnish in all health insurance coverage in the commonwealth. Financial Services.
H.428 HD138 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 428) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to the penalties for the use or manufacture of hidden compartments for the purpose of transporting or distributing controlled substances. 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.449 HD742 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 449) of Kay Khan and Jennifer L. Flanagan relative to the use of global positioning devices for certain sex offender parolees and probationers. 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.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.
S.476 SD1437 By Mr. Tolman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 476) of Steven A. Tolman, Benjamin B. Downing, Michael J. Rodrigues, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to auto body labor rates. Financial Services.
S.488 SD1331 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 488) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jennifer L. Flanagan and James E. Timilty for legislation to include dental benefits in all commonwealth care plans. Health Care Financing.
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.590 HD139 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 590) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to mandatory blood tests of certain persons having blood contact. Public Health.
S.655 SD228 By Mr. Brewer, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 655) of Spilka, deMacedo, Pignatelli and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to animals [Joint Committee on the Judiciary].
S.665 SD107 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 665) of Gale D. Candaras, Steven M. Walsh, John V. Fernandes, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform and improve alimony [Joint Committee on the Judiciary].
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.
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.703 SD787 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 703) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jennifer E. Benson, James E. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to further define the dissemination of obscene material. 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.722 HD95 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 722) of Kevin Aguiar and others relative to the calculation of wages of correctional officers for retirement purposes. Public Service.
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].
H.825 HD141 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 825) of Stephen L. DiNatale, Jennifer L. Flanagan and Elizabeth A. Poirier for legislation to designate Leonard Bernstein as the official conductor of the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.826 HD143 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 826) of Debra Jeffries, Stephen L. DiNatale and Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation to designate the Spring Peeper as the official amphibian of the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.827 SD1380 By Mr. Montigny, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 827) of Mark C. Montigny, Russell Holmes, Alice Hanlon Peisch and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the commercial exploitation of people [Joint Committee on the Judiciary].
S.828 SD10 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 828) of Michael O. Moore, Jennifer L. Flanagan, James J. Dwyer, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to assault and battery on a police officer. The Judiciary.
S.829 SD23 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 829) of Michael O. Moore and Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation relative to synthetic marijuana . The Judiciary.
H.842 HD194 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 842) of John W. Scibak and Jennifer L. Flanagan for the annual proclamation by the Governor of October twentieth as School Bus Driver Day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.868 SD1293 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 868) of Karen E. Spilka, Sal N. DiDomenico, Stephen R. Canessa, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent unlawful and unnecessary foreclosures. Financial Services.
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.
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.
S.892 SD1846 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 892) of Bruce E. Tarr, James E. Timilty, Katherine M. Clark, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for a special commission to study the feasibility and cost of adopting the federal parole guidelines. 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.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.
H.975 HD1032 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 975) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to providing for the public disclosure of quality indicators for the developmentally disabled. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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.
S.990 SD374 By Mr. Tolman, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 990) of Steven A. Tolman, James B. Eldridge, Patricia S. Jehlen, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to children's mental health clinicians [Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse].
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.1079 HD1119 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1079) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to school district collaboration and regionalization. Education.
S.1079 SD913 By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME], a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1079) of [PETITIONERS LIST] for legislation relative to adult dental restoration. Public Health.
H.1080 HD1120 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1080) of Martha Walz and others for legislation to provide for the implementation of personal financial literacy curriculum in schools. Education.
H.1091 HD1524 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1091) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to further regulating transportation of charter school students. 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.
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].
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].
H.1176 HD1639 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1176) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to mental health insurance benefits. 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.
S.1191 SD364 By Mr. Brewer, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1191) of Puppolo, Frost, Hill and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to certain ammunition [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].
S.1199 SD709 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1199) of Cynthia S. Creem, Frank I. Smizik, Jennifer E. Benson, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation to train law enforcement in dealing with individuals suffering from mental illness. 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.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.
S.1233 SD147 By Mr. Timilty, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1233) of Ross, Flanagan, Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Correctional Officers' Procedural Bill of Rights [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].
H.1278 HD1663 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1278) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the identification and treatment of the mentally ill in prisons. The Judiciary.
H.1295 HD1981 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1295) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to the use of insanity as criminal defense. The Judiciary.
S.1338 SD14 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1338) of Flanagan, Puppolo, Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to correctional officers retirement savings [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.
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.
S.1404 SD654 By Mr. Tolman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1404) of Steven A. Tolman, Linda Dorcena Forry, Ellen Story, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify terms of collective bargaining agreements. Public Service.
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.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.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.
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.
H.1462 HD1572 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1462) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to requiring all restaurants to maintain devices or procedures to remove food lodged in persons’ throats. Public Health.
H.1463 HD1631 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1463) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to utilization reviews performed by the board of managed care. Public Health.
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.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.1529 HD1562 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1529) of Harriette L. Chandler and others relative to the restoration of oral health benefits for MassHealth recipients. Public Health.
S.1651 SD911 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1651) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sean Garballey, Cory Atkins, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote energy efficient lighting, conserve energy, regulate outdoor night lighting, and reduce light pollution. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1698 HD1045 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1698) of Robert M. Koczera and others for legislation to establish a historical rehabilitation tax credit. Revenue.
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.
S.1845 SD231 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1845) of Michael O. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico, Bruce E. Tarr, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation to make technical corrections to the small business regulatory impact statements. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.1962 HD2236 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1962) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to ensure behavioral health and safety in the public schools. Education.
S.2099 SD1999 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12 and Senate Rule 20) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2099) of Harriette L. Chandler and Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation to establish the Worcester County Commission on the Status of Women. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.2128 HD2284 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2128) of Kay Khan, Jennifer L. Flanagan and others for legislation to require the posting of certain contact information of municipal housing authority commissioners. Housing.
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.
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.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.2274 HD2947 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2274) of Chris Walsh and others relative to requiring the use of escrow accounts during rent disputes. 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.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.2795 HD1388 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2795) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to require police departments in cities and towns to provide information to residents of the location of certain sex offenders. 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.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.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.2987 HD3510 By Representative Cabral of New Bedford and Senator Downing, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2987) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Benjamin B. Downing and others for legislation to promote economic development and job growth in gateway cities designating residential tax abatement zones. Revenue.
H.3049 HD3171 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3049) of James M. Cantwell and Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation to require utility companies to employ adequate personnel and take certain measures to assure system reliability. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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.3738 HD4061 By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME] of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3738) of [PETITIONERS LIST] (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to authorizing the licensing authority of the city of Fitchburg to grant an additional license for the sale of wines and malt beverages not to be drunk on the premises to A & E Fitchburg, Inc. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
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.4058 HD4231 By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Brian M. Ashe and others for legislation to authorize municipal finance oversight boards to extend the time period for emergency appropriations. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.4213 HD4434 By Mr. Bastien of Gardner, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4213) of Richard Bastien and Jennifer L. Flanagan (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to exempting certain positions in the city of Gardner from the provisions of civil service laws. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4214 HD4435 By Mr. Bastien of Gardner, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4214) of Richard Bastien and Jennifer L. Flanagan (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to exempting certain positions in the city of Gardner from the provisions of civil service laws. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4458 HD4544 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Stephen L. DiNatale and Jennifer L. Flanagan relative to designating a certain bridge in the city of Fitchburg in honor of George J. Bourque. Transportation.

State Senator Jennifer L. Flanagan is a resident of Leominster. Senator Flanagan graduated from Leominster High School, received a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts, Boston and a Master's of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Fitchburg State College.

Senator Flanagan began working in the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1995 as a Legislative Aide, then as Chief of Staff on four legislative committees. She was elected to the House of Representatives for two terms, representing the 4th Worcester District. She was elected to the Massachusetts State Senate in September of 2008 and was sworn in the first week of January 2009. Senator Flanagan now represents Ashby, Bolton, Precincts 1 &2 of Clinton, Fitchburg, Gardner, Lancaster, Leominster, Lunenburg, Sterling, Townsend and Westminster.

She is currently serving as Vice-Chairman of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means; Chairman of the Senate Committee on Steering and Policy; Vice-Chairman of the Joint Committee on Transportation; Vice-Chairman of the Joint Committee on Public Service and is a member of the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.

Senator Flanagan has also been appointed to the following commissions at State House: The Autism Commission, the Interagency Council on Substance Abuse, the Commission on Postpartum Depression, the special Commission to Study Electronic Benefit Transfers, the Gaming Policy Advisory Commission the Department of Mental Health Task Force on Staff and Client Safety, Governor Patrick's Children, Youth and Families Advisory Committee and Treasurer Grossman's Online Products Taskforce. She is also a member of the Regional Transportation Authority Caucus, the Gateway Cities Caucus, the Non-Profit Caucus and the Foster Care Caucus.

Senator Flanagan serves on the following boards in the community: the Spanish American Center, the Montachusett Addiction Council, Community Health Connections Family Health Center, the SHINE Advisory Board and the Leominster Education Foundation. She is an honorary board member of the Gardner Community Action Council and Leominster's Allencrest Tutoring Center.

Career Highlights

  • 2011 Participant, Henry C. Toll Fellows Program
  • Legislator of the Year Award, October 2011 - National Alliance on Mental Illness of Massachusetts
  • Legislative Leadership Award, February 2012 - Massachusetts Family Planning Association

Education & Public Service

  • 2004 – Fitchburg State College, Master’s of Science, Mental Health Counseling
  • 1998 – University of Massachusetts Boston, Bachelors of Science, Political Science
  • 1993 – Leominster High School
  • 2009 – current Senate Senator Worcester & Middlesex District
  • 2005 – 2009 State Representative 4th Worcester District
Worcester and Middlesex -- Consisting of the cities of Fitchburg, Gardner and Leominster and the towns of Berlin, Bolton, Clinton, precincts 1 and 2, Lancaster, Lunenburg, Sterling and Westminster in the county of Worcester; and the town of Townsend in the county of Middlesex.

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