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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.
S.101 SD148 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 101) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Cory Atkins, Michael O. Moore and others for legislation to allow for additional liquor licenses in cities and towns. 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.
S.136 SD673 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 136) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik, Richard J. Ross and Richard Bastien for legislation to stabilize lottery revenues to provide predictable aid to cities and towns. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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.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.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.350 HD899 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 350) of Sean Garballey and others relative to establishing the Great State of Mind Scholarship Program. Higher Education.
H.351 HD906 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 351) of Sean Garballey and others increasing grants and scholarships for public higher education students. Higher Education.
H.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.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.484 HD792 By Ms. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 484) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others for legislation to prohibit abortions solely on account of the sex of the unborn child. The Judiciary.
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.
S.594 SD98 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 594) of Jennifer L. Flanagan and Richard Bastien for legislation relative to manufactured housing community owner or operator licensing fees. Housing.
S.661 SD330 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 661) of Stephen M. Brewer, Shaunna O'Connell, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Cleon H. Turner and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the common defense. 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].
H.765 HD474 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 765) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to sustain community preservation. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.832 SD1676 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 832) of Richard T. Moore, Viriato Manuel deMacedo, Michael O. Moore, Demetrius J. Atsalis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to deceptive weapons. The Judiciary.
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.971 HD173 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 971) of Thomas M. Stanley and others for legislation to exempt veterans from the payment of hunting and fishing license fees. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1007 SD1540 By Mr. Brewer, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1007) of Stephen M. Brewer and Richard Bastien for legislation relative to the town charter for the town of Ashburnham [Local Approval Received] [Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government].
S.1030 SD146 By Ms. Flanagan, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1030) of Golden, Fargo, Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to allow municipalities to invest in credit unions [Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government].
S.1103 SD1524 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1103) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Stephen L. DiNatale, Jennifer E. Benson, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to close hospital essential services. Public Health.
H.1111 HD1684 By Mr. Murphy of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1111) of Kevin J. Murphy and others that persons seventeen years of age or older be authorized to participate in certain elections in the city of Lowell. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
H.1115 HD1291 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1115) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to proof of valid identification at voting polls. Election Laws.
H.1150 HD1719 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1150) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to the the use of dogs to hunt waterfowl during the open season on migratory waterfowl. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.1186 SD295 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1186) of Stephen M. Brewer, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Cleon H. Turner, Elizabeth A. Poirier and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to an unloaded rifle or shotgun. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1189 SD298 By Mr. Brewer, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1189) of Frost, Hill, Gifford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the lawful sale of ammunition [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].
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].
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.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.
H.1319 HD1109 By Mr. Russell Holmes of Boston, petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, House, No. 01319) of Russell Holmes and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the oaths and affirmations of public office. Joint Committee on the Judiciary.
H.1333 HD1314 By Representatives Kuros of Uxbridge and Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1333) of Kevin J. Kuros, Elizabeth A. Poirier and others for legislation to prohibit partial birth abortions. The Judiciary.
H.1334 HD1077 By Representatives Levy of Marlborough and O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1334) of Steven L. Levy, Shaunna L. O'Connell and others relative to the safe placement of newborn infants. 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.
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.
H.1552 HD1685 By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1552) of F. Jay Barrows and others relative to the licensing fees of firearms for county correction officers or residents serving in the military or National Guard. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1566 HD1711 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1566) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to the lawful ownership, use, possession, transfer, purchase, receipt or transportation of firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1567 HD1716 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1567) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to the right to carry firearms. 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.
H.1880 HD2041 By Mr. Henriquez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1880) of Carlos Tony Henriquez and others for legislation to limit fees charged by cashers of checks, drafts or money orders. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.1936 SD1990 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1936) of Jennifer L. Flanagan and Richard Bastien (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation relative to eligibility of ward councilors-elect to assume office notwithstanding city charter residency restriction. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
H.1965 HD2843 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 1965) of Paul Brodeur and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation and study of elder protective services. Elder Affairs.
S.1966 SD2038 (by vote of the town) for legislation to amend the charter of the town of Winchendon
H.1975 HD2425 By Messrs. Jones of North Reading and deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1975) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others establishing an independent redistricting commission and criteria for redistricting for Congressional districts. Election Laws.
H.1976 HD2428 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1976) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to overseas absentee voting. Election Laws.
H.1977 HD2952 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1977) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for legislation to repeal the law providing for the election of the President of the United States by national popular vote. Election Laws.
H.1995 HD2523 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1995) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to the distribution of raw milk. 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.2103 HD2437 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2103) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to tuition waivers for veterans. Higher Education.
H.2106 HD2013 By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2106) of Marc T. Lombardo and others relative to residency requirements of veterans of the United States armed services for public higher education tuition benefits. Higher Education.
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.2202 HD2227 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2202) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to increasing the jurisdictional amount in small claims cases. The Judiciary.
H.2219 HD2364 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2219) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to the dealth penalty in the Commonwealth. 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.
S.2271 SD2238 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2271) of Stephen M. Brewer and Richard Bastien for legislation to authorize the town of Ashburnham to dispose of certain equipment. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2297 HD2252 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2297) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others to provide a safe workplace for employees of the Commonwealth and its political sub-divisions. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2325 HD2413 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2325) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to municipal relief. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.2391 HD2915 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2391) of Mark J. Cusack, Richard Bastien and Paul Logan relative to the inspection of boilers. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2458 HD2092 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2458) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to local approval of municipal health insurance reform. Public Service.
H.2528 HD2281 By Messrs. Jones of North Reading and deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2528) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to tax credits for certain veterans. Revenue.
H.2534 HD2378 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2534) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to reducing the income tax rate. 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.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.2578 HD2548 By Mr. Fattman of Sutton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2578) of Ryan C. Fattman and others relative to the organization of limited liability companies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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.2731 HD2473 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2731) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for legislation to require photo-identification for persons voting in elections. Election Laws.
H.2732 HD2475 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2732) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the voting procedures of presidential electors. Election Laws.
H.2819 HD3326 By Mr. Fattman of Sutton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2819) of Ryan C. Fattman and others for legislation relative to the penalty for employers who knowingly falsify employment or citizenship documents. 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.2952 HD3317 By Mr. Fattman of Sutton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2952) of Ryan C. Fattman and others for an investigation by a special commission of the feasibility of replacing the defined benefit pension plan for public employees with a defined contribution plan for future employees. Public Service.
H.2964 HD3320 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2964) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to provide health insurance parity between municipal health care plans and Group Insurance Commission plans. Public Service.
H.2996 HD3023 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2996) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the reduction of certain sales and use taxes. 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.3227 HD3343 By Mr. Fattman of Sutton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3227) of Ryan C. Fattman and others relative to translation services provided to voters. Election Laws.
H.3629 HD1954 Relative to local aid funding
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.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.3767 HD4048 By Mr. Jones of North Reading and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to competitively solicited proposals from renewable energy developers. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3905 HD3892 By Ms. Garry of Dracut, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Colleen M. Garry and others relative to the reporting of a missing child. The Judiciary.
H.3962 HD3853 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation to require drivers employed by companies transporting students to submit to alcohol and drug testing. Transportation.
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.
H.4146 HD4082 By Mr. Diehl of Whitman, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Geoff Diehl and others for legislation to authorize the Registry of Motor Vehicles to register eigtheen year old male applicants for military selective service. Transportation.

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