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HD4343 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Holmes of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Shaunna O'Connell, Russell E. Holmes and others for legislation to further regulate the use of electronic benefit transfer cards and establish penalties for certain prohibited transactions. The Judiciary.
HD4350 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Peter J. Durant and others for legislation to establish the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway division of the Department of Conservation and Recreation. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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.
S.149 SD1458 By Mr. Baddour, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 149) of Steven A. Baddour, Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the business climate of the Commonwealth. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.269 HD501 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 269) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to exempting cities and towns from fees from the Massachusetts Oil and Hazardous Material Release Prevention and Response Act. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.434 HD311 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 434) of Bradford Hill and others relative to the punishment of habitual offenders convicted in the courts of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.458 HD83 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 458) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to impose a penalty for the confinement of farm animals in a manner that does not allow them to turn around freely, lie down, stand up, and fully extend their limbs. The Judiciary.
H.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.514 HD655 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 514) of Thomas M. Stanley and others for legislation to require that tenants or occupants deposit with court clerks rents due prior to final disposition of cases. 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.786 SD335 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 786) of Robert L. Hedlund, Thomas J. Calter, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Timothy R. Madden and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent farm animal cruelty. The Judiciary.
H.792 HD456 By Ms. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 792) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to taxes generated by charitable raffles and bazaars. Revenue.
H.1028 HD1333 By Mr. Torrisi of North Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1028) of David M. Torrisi and others for legislation to authorize the sale of alcoholic beverages on certain legal holidays. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.1336 HD1539 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1336) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to regulate the collection and maintenance of criminal intelligence information. 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.1407 HD1321 By Mr. Torrisi of North Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1407) of David M. Torrisi, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and Paul Adams relative to unemployment insurance experience rates for certain employers under the Unemployment Compensation Fund. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1544 SD1813 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1544) of Bruce E. Tarr, Paul Adams and Steven L. Levy for legislation to require fiscal responsibility. Revenue.
S.1629 SD1409 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1629) of Bruce E. Tarr, Paul Adams and Richard T. Moore for legislation to control fixed costs of state government. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1706 SD479 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1706) of Robert L. Hedlund, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, James M. Murphy, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the treatment of elephants. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.1909 SD1969 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1909) of Barry Finegold, Paul Adams and James R. Miceli (by vote of the town) for legislation to validate a certain vote taken by the town of Tewksbury. [Local Approval Received.] Revenue.
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.
H.2058 HD2194 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2058) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to motor vehicle insurance surcharges. Financial Services.
S.2061 SD2109 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) of Richard T. Moore, John V. Fernandes, Bruce E. Tarr, George N. Peterson, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance community safety. The Judiciary.
H.2087 HD2965 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2087) of Randy Hunt and others relative to the duty for certain adults to obtain and maintain creditable health care coverage. Health Care Financing.
H.2092 HD2498 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2092) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to mandated health benefits. Health Care Financing.
S.2104 SD2158 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2104) of Barry R. Finegold, Paul Adams and James R. Miceli (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to the position of town clerk in the town of Tewksbury. [Local Approval Received.] Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.2122 HD2099 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2122) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for legislation to require local housing authorities to deny certain convicted sex offenders access to state-subsidized public housing facilities. Housing.
H.2195 HD2204 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2195) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others for legislation to establish penalties for illegal residents providing fraudulent information to obtain public assistance. The Judiciary.
H.2197 HD2214 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2197) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to parole eligibility. The Judiciary.
H.2200 HD2221 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2200) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to making votes of the Parole Board public. The Judiciary.
H.2298 HD2265 By Messrs. Jones of North Reading and deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2298) of Adams and others relative to clarifying the definition of an "employee" Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2335 HD2298 By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2335) of Daniel B. Winslow and others for legislation to authorize cities and towns to establish free enterprise zones to stimulate job production and economic revitalization. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.2457 HD2087 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2457) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to health insurance reform for municipal employees. Public Service.
H.2468 HD2187 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2468) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to retirement groups. Public Service.
H.2470 HD2241 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2470) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to Medicare health plans for municipal employees. Public Service.
H.2521 HD2091 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2521) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others for legislation to decouple from federal production activity tax deductions. Revenue.
H.2531 HD2323 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2531) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to Chapter 70 appropriations. Revenue.
H.2570 HD2268 By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2570) of Daniel B. Winslow and others for legislation to provide an income tax credit for certain sales tax payments. Revenue.
H.2585 HD2089 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2585) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for legislation to repeal the law restricting the privatization of certain governmental functions. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.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.2712 HD3154 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2712) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others for the establishment of a youth solutions commission (inclucing members of the General Court) to review youth employment, education pathways and efforts to reduce violence and dropout rates in an integrated, coordinated and cost-effective manner. Education.
H.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.2960 HD2467 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2960) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for legislation to transfer the payment of personnel and operating expenses of the Department of Highways from the capital budget to the operating budget of said department. Public Service.
H.3034 HD3296 By Mr. Fattman of Sutton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3034) of Ryan C. Fattman and others for legislation to require a project labor agreement. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3036 HD2460 By Messrs. Jones of North Reading and deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3036) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others for legislation to establish uniform standards for the filing of certain forms with agencies of the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3121 HD2443 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3121) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the protection of wetlands under certain ordinances or by-laws in cities and towns. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3203 HD2449 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3203) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others for legislation to establish a sales tax holiday for certain "Energy Star" products, so-called. Revenue.
H.3295 HD1615 By Representatives deMacedo of Plymouth and Harrington of Groton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3295) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo, Sheila C. Harrington and others for legislation to require physicians to anesthetize the fetus prior to performing certain abortions. Public Health.
H.3413 HD1381 By Mr. Lyons of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3413) of James J. Lyons, Jr. and others relative to the calculation of retirement allowances for public employees. Public Service.
H.3426 HD2104 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3426) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for legislation to require a two-thirds vote of the Senate and the House of Representatives prior to making appropriations from the Stabilization Fund. Ways and Means (Joint).
H.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.3718 HD3933 An Order (filed by Mr. Jones of North Reading and other members of the House) amending House Rules 16, 16A, 17 and 18A concerning ethics.
H.3729 HD3999 By Mr. Devers of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3729) of Marcos A. Devers and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to authorize the city of Lawrence to establish a program for enforcement against illegal dumping. The Judiciary. [Local Approval Received.]
H.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.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.4034 HD4309 By Representative Jones of North Reading and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to health care services. Health Care Financing.
H.4035 HD4308 By Representative Jones of North Reading and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12 of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to access to certain institutions of higher education and vocational schools. Higher Education.
H.4036 HD4310 By Representative Jones of North Reading and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to job growth. Revenue.
H.4037 HD4306 By Representative Jones of North Reading and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr and others for legislation to provide regulatory reform to promote job growth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.4038 HD4307 By Representative Jones of North Reading and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to cost-effective energy policies and electricity cost reduction. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.

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