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William N. Brownsberger Senator

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William N. Brownsberger

Addresses

State House
Room 413C
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-1280
Email: William.Brownsberger@masenate.gov
Bill Docket Bill Title
SD2268 By Ms. Creem, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) of Cynthia S. Creem, Susan C. Fargo, William N. Brownsberger, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation authorizing the Division of Capital Asset Management to lease a certain property in the town of Weston. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
HD4441 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Peter J. Durant and others for legislation to authorize school bus drivers to administer epinephrine. Public Health.
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.46 HD365 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 46) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to spouses under the definition of family members serving as paid caregivers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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.
H.48 HD367 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 48) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation improving access to services for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender elders and caregivers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.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.
H.61 HD910 By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME] of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 61) of [PETITIONERS LIST] requiring child and parent involvement in permanency and placement planning. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.84 HD998 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 84) of William N. Brownsberger and others relative to child support paid on behalf of current or former recipients of transitional aid to families with dependent children benefits. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.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.107 SD1827 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 107) of Patricia D. Jehlen, William N. Brownsberger, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to greyhound simulcasting. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.132 HD471 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 132) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to establish the office of clean technology and the clean technology commission. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.138 HD359 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 138) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to make and investigation and study to determine whether there are sufficient and appropriate services for low incidence students with disabilities. Education.
S.150 SD339 By Mr. Brewer, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 150) of Stephen M. Brewer, Barry R. Finegold, Thomas P. Conroy, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to an independent analysis of expanding gaming in the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies].
H.151 HD557 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 151) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to provide for reimbursement to cities and towns for extraordinary special education costs. Education.
S.153 SD1804 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 153) of Wolf, Timilty, Story and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote efficiency and transparency in economic development [Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies].
H.153 HD145 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 153) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study issues relative to education. [COMMITTEE].
H.159 HD423 For legislation to promote the successful transition of students with disabilities to post-secondary education, employment and independent living
H.177 HD990 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 177) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to school exclusion data and school dropout reduction. Education.
H.178 HD995 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 178) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to long-term suspensions and expulsions of school students. Education.
H.179 HD999 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 179) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the teaching of health education in schools. Education.
S.200 SD914 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 200) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Thomas P. Kennedy, Jason M. Lewis, Steven A. Tolman and other members of the General Court for legislation to teach the history of working people. Education.
H.214 HD982 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 214) of Alice K. Wolf and others directing the Secretary of the Commonwealth to promulgate regulations for the implementation of an "instant runoff voting" method of preference for candidates for Representative to the United States Congress. Election Laws.
S.216 SD1515 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 216) of Thomas M. McGee, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve quality physical education. Education.
H.218 HD478 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 218) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to the prevention of hazardous material release through underground tanks. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.222 SD1659 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 222) of Richard T. Moore, Bruce E. Tarr, James E. Timilty, James Arciero and other members of the General Court for legislation to revive and continue the Special Commission on Civic Engagement and Learning. Education.
H.223 HD470 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 223) of Stephen L. DiNatale, William N. Brownsberger and Steven S. Howitt relative to reviewing the economic impact of proposed rules and regulations governing greenhouse gas emissions. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.228 HD526 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 228) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to regulating the use of dangerous pesticides in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.229 HD604 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 229) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to reduce solid waste in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.236 HD546 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 236) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish old growth forest reserves in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.251 HD229 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 251) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to further regulate the sale and disposal of mercury added thermostats. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.252 HD230 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 252) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require producer responsibility for collection reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.253 HD238 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 253) of Frank I. Smizik and others for the establishment of a clean vehicle emissions incentive program within the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.255 HD486 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 255) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to establishing standards for restoring and maintaining stream flows, water levels and hydrologic regimes that protect natural aquatic life in rivers and streams. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.263 HD61 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 263) of William M. Straus and others relative to authorizing the lease of publicly-owned land for agricultural purposes. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.265 HD207 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, petition (accompanied by Bill, House, No. 00265) of William M. Straus and others relative to dam repair, removal and replacement environmental concerns. Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.266 HD211 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 266) of William M. Straus and others for legislation to require producer responsibility for collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.267 HD900 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 267) of William M. Straus and others relative to producer responsibility for mercury-added lamps. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.270 SD1360 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 270) of Harriette L. Chandler, Linda Dorcena Forry, Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger and others for legislation to improve the senior care options program. Elder Affairs.
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.305 SD1531 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 305) of James B. Eldridge, Cory Atkins, Kay Khan, Tom Sannicandro and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to accountability for corporate political spending. Election Laws.
H.325 HD781 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 325) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others for legislation provide health benefit plan coverage for hearing aids. Financial Services.
S.330 SD269 By Mr. Brewer, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 330) of Stephen M. Brewer, Denise Andrews, John P. Fresolo and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the management of problem wildlife [Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture].
H.338 HD109 By Representative Lewis of Winchester and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 338) of Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation to establish a single-payer health insurance trust fund. Health Care Financing.
S.341 SD1389 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 341) of Harriette L. Chandler, Sal N. DiDomenico, Cory Atkins and William N. Brownsberger for legislation to create a framework to re-allocate responsibility for discarded products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.346 SD4 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 346) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Thomas M. Stanley, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit the additional incineration of solid waste. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.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.
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.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.369 HD884 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 369) of Kevin G. Honan and others relative to promoting energy efficiency in affordable housing. Housing.
H.373 HD714 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 373) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to enhance public safety and security in certain public housing developments. Housing.
H.381 HD271 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 381) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing. Housing.
H.422 HD201 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 422) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to requiring the posting of security for the seizure and impoundment of certain animals. The Judiciary.
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.431 HD493 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 431) of James J. Dwyer and others relative to parole board procedures. 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.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.465 HD692 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 465) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to liability in tort actions against emergency medical treatment administered in compliance with the federal Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act. The Judiciary.
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.
H.493 HD835 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 493) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to occupants remaining in residences after the sale of foreclosed properties. The Judiciary.
H.494 HD660 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 494) of Tom Sannicandro and others relative to the admissibility of evidence in judicial or administrative proceeding pertaining to adverse health care management. The Judiciary.
S.501 SD1207 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 501) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Kay Khan, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish Medicare for all in Massachusetts. Health Care Financing.
H.502 HD658 By Messrs. Sciortino of Medford and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 502) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to gender based discrimination and hate crimes. The Judiciary.
H.503 HD374 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 503) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require judicial review of foreclosures on residential mortgages. The Judiciary.
S.510 SD827 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 510) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Bruce J. Ayers, John W. Scibak, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to regard MassHealth applications. Health Care Financing.
H.515 HD894 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 515) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further regulate the performance of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health. The Judiciary.
H.529 HD267 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, petition (accompanied by Proposal for Constitutional Amendment, House, No. 00529) of Tom Sannicandro and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the subject matter of initiative petitions . Joint Committee on the Judiciary.
H.541 HD467 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 541) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to include family child care providers under certain collective bargaining laws governing public employees. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.554 HD622 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 554) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the treatment of emotionally disturbed prisoners. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.560 HD969 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 560) of Sean Garballey and others (by vote of the town) authorizing the town of Arlington to establish senior citizen safety zones adjacent to certain facilities used by elderly persons in said town. [Local Approval Received.] [Municipalities and Regional Government].
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.
H.597 HD525 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 597) of William N. Brownsberger and others that the Advisory Council on Radiation Protection be directed to investigate the use of computed tomography (CT) scans. Public Health.
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.
H.613 HD879 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 613) of Denise Provost and others that the Department of Public Health develop "checklists of care" for hospitals to prevent medical errors and reduce infection rates. Public Health.
H.624 HD239 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 624) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products. Public Health.
H.625 HD371 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 625) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to regulate the medical use of marijuana by patients approved by physicians and certified by the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.629 HD895 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 629) of Ellen Story and others relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age. Public Health.
S.665 SD107 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 665) of Gale D. Candaras, Steven M. Walsh, John V. Fernandes, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform and improve alimony [Joint Committee on the Judiciary].
S.671 SD748 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 671) of Harriette L. Chandler, Cynthia S. Creem, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Katherine M. Clark and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public health. The Judiciary.
S.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.761 HD614 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 761) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to real estate tax relief for certain owners of residential property. Revenue.
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.768 SD1170 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 768) of James B. Eldridge, Linda Dorcena Forry, Susan C. Fargo, George T. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate debt collection activity. The Judiciary.
S.769 SD1181 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 769) of James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger, Jennifer E. Benson, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to define certain administrative records as public records. The Judiciary.
S.789 SD498 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 789) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jennifer E. Benson, William N. Brownsberger, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animals. The Judiciary.
S.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].
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.878 HD243 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 878) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to expanding energy efficiency for certain electrical products. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.887 HD209 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 887) of William M. Straus and William N. Brownsberger for legislation to authorize the secretary of environmental affairs to enter into certain leases and establishing a renewable energy generation fund. 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.
H.890 HD263 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 890) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to further regulating recycling rates and expanding the bottle bill, so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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.
H.901 HD473 By Representative Benson of Lunenburg and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 901) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to expanding parking facilities to promote the use of commuter shuttles and public transportation. 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.
S.921 SD1547 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 921) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sean Garballey, Ellen Story, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a middle-skills council and the creation of regional skills academies in the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.922 HD637 By Mr. David Paul Linsky of Natick, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 00922) of John W Scibak and others for legislation to require the use of headlights on motor vehicles whenever the windshield wipers of the vehicle are in use. Joint Committee on Transportation.
H.926 HD887 By Mr. Madden of Nantucket, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 926) of Timothy R. Madden and others relative to speed limits . Transportation.
H.954 HD976 By Mr. Timothy J. Toomey of Cambridge, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 00954) of Robert Hedlund and others relative to the use of headlights on motor vehicles. Joint Committee on Transportation.
H.958 HD981 By Ms. Alice K. Wolf of Cambridge, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 00958) of Kevin G. Honan and others relative to increasing motor vehicle fines by municipalities. 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.
S.972 SD483 By Mr. Tolman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 972) of Steven A. Tolman, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Denise Andrews, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to an employee protection act. Labor and Workforce Development.
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.
S.986 SD198 By Ms. Jehlen, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 986) of Story, Spiliotis, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to allow daily access to fresh air to persons receiving services from the Department of Mental Health. [Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse].
H.1004 HD1264 By Ms. Jennifer E. Benson of Lunenburg, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 01004) of Gailanne Cariddi and others for legislation to regulate solar specialty contractors . Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.1019 SD574 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1019) of James B. Eldridge, Stephen Kulik, Paul J. Donato, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to comprehensive land use reform and partnership. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1029 HD1336 By Mr. David M. Torrisi of North Andover, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 01029) of James Eldridge and others for legislation to further regulate the direct shipments of wine.. Joint Committee on 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.1040 HD1287 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1040) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to establishing a grant program to promote cost-effective, high quality in-district programs for students with disabilities. Education.
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.1056 HD1500 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1056) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to promote nutritional meals in the public schools. Education.
H.1063 HD1822 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1063) of James J. O'Day and others relative to age appropriate sexual health education. Education.
H.1064 HD1306 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1064) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to provide for the subject of genocide to be included in the curriculum of the public schools of the Commonwealth. Education.
S.1078 SD809 By Ms. Chandler, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1078) of Lewis, Jehlen, Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote patient engagement in health care decisions [Joint Committee on Public Health].
H.1088 HD1187 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1088) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to the board of elementary and secondary education. Education.
H.1090 HD1302 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1090) of Martha M. Walz and William N. Brownsberger relative to the definition of virtual charter schools using the Internet for on-line educational course instructions from remote locations. [COMMITTEE].
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.1099 HD1796 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1099) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to Department of Elder Affairs prevention and elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. Elder Affairs.
H.1136 HD1010 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1136) of Jay Kaufman and others for legislation to promote safe alternatives to toxic chemicals. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1142 HD1470 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1142) of Jason M. Lewis and others that the Department of Environmental Protection develop specific targets for solid waste reduction in cities and towns. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.1150 SD1766 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1150) of Richard T. Moore, William N. Brownsberger, Cory Atkins, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the delivery of health care [Joint Committee on Public Health].
H.1156 HD1094 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1156) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to establish a Mystic River water quality commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation and study of the conditions of said river for fishing, boating and swimming. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1157 HD1845 By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME] of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1157) of [PETITIONERS LIST] relative to environmental and health impact reports. Public Health.
H.1163 HD1019 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1163) of Ellen Story and others that manufacturers of mercury-added lamps implement a recycling program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1177 HD1656 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1177) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the continuity of care of mental health treatment. Financial Services.
H.1179 HD1523 Relative to insurance reimbursements for emergency ambulance service
H.1180 HD1536 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1180) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance reimbursements for emergency ambulance service. Financial Services.
S.1206 SD742 By Mr. DiDomenico, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1206) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Frederick E. Berry, Sean Garballey, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the public health through workplace safety for social workers [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].
S.1211 SD1610 By Ms. Jehlen, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1211) of Welch, Walz, Story and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a primary safety belt law [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.
H.1213 HD1780 By Ms. Spiliotis of Peabody, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1213) of Joyce A. Spiliotis and others relative to the purchasing of debts by collection agencies. Financial Services.
H.1224 HD1527 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1224) of Jonathan Hecht and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to institutional long term care facilities. Health Care Financing.
H.1228 HD1823 By Representative Lewis of Winchester and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1228) of Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and others relative to a public health insurance option. Health Care Financing.
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.1286 HD1492 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1286) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to certain court records. The Judiciary.
H.1293 HD1629 By Mr. Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1293) of Paul J. Donato and others for legislation authorizing cities and towns to install video monitoring systems to detect certain motor vehicle violations. The Judiciary.
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.
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.1346 HD1729 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1346) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the sentencing of children accused of certain crimes. The Judiciary.
H.1354 HD1223 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1354) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to living wills. 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.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.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.1397 HD1609 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1397) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to employees' access to personnel records. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1398 HD1620 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1398) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to require employers to grant a minimum number of paid sick leave days for all employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1409 HD1047 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1409) of Martin J. Walsh and others clarifying parental rights to unpaid family leave. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1415 HD1004 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1415) of Alice K. Wolf and others for legislation to further define comparable worth in the workplace. Labor and Workforce Development.
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.1430 HD1297 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1430) of Denise Provost and others relative to the rights of persons receiving services from program or facilities of the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1431 HD1911 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1431) of Byron Rushing and others relative to increasing public safety by increasing access to addiction treatment. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1447 SD1154 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1447) of James B. Eldridge, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., William N. Brownsberger and Sheila C. Harrington for legislation to establish biannual tax independence reports. Revenue.
S.1448 SD1199 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1448) of James B. Eldridge, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., William N. Brownsberger, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a sunset for economic development tax expenditures. 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.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.1495 HD1945 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1495) of Kay Khan and others promoting patient engagement in health care decisions. Public Health.
H.1500 HD1160 By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME] of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1500) of [PETITIONERS LIST] relative to the health care of minors. Public Health.
H.1501 HD1317 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1501) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to provide for primary and preventative health care services for certain children in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.1524 HD1834 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1524) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to reduce asthma and other health threats from certain cleaning products used in schools. Public Health.
H.1525 HD1840 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1525) of Jeffrey Sánchez, William N. Brownsberger and Jonathan Hecht relative to nutrition in government buildings. Public Health.
H.1526 HD1843 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1526) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation establishing a hemophilia advisory committee. 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.1556 SD1384 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1556) of Eldridge, Ross and Brownsberger for legislation to prevent undue influence on state hiring decisions [Joint Committee on Rules].
H.1559 HD1693 By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME] of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1559) of [PETITIONERS LIST] relative to establishin a a Massachusetts correction commission (including members of the General Court) to study, review and report on activities of the Department of Correction. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1565 HD1579 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1565) of James J. O'Day and others relative to jet skis, surf jets, wet bikes, and other watercrafts in municipalities. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1574 SD1157 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1574) of James B. Eldridge, George T. Ross, William N. Brownsberger and Cory Atkins for legislation relative to fundraising receptions during budget deliberations. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1575 SD1182 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1575) of Jason M. Lewis, William N. Brownsberger, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance access to electronic public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1576 SD1183 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1576) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jason M. Lewis, William N. Brownsberger, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve access to public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1577 SD1185 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1577) of James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger, James Arciero, Cory Atkins and others for legislation to restore public confidence in government by eliminating pay-to-play opportunities . State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1617 HD1003 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1617) of Jay R. Kaufman, Thomas P. Conroy and William N. Brownsberger relative to the investment of public pension funds. Public Service.
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.
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.1663 SD1356 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1663) of James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger, Thomas M. McGee, Paul Brodeur and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a grant program for municipal energy efficiency officers. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1665 SD1656 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1665) of James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger, Susan C. Fargo, Peter V. Kocot and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote zero net-energy buildings in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1692 HD1340 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1692) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to further regulate the sales tax imposed on the purchase of certain motor vehicles and bicycles. Revenue.
H.1699 HD1330 By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1699) of Kevin J. Kuros, William N. Brownsberger and Shaunna O'Connell for legislation to authorize tax collectors in cities and towns to include certain advertisements in the mailing of local tax bills. Revenue.
S.1706 SD479 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1706) of Robert L. Hedlund, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, James M. Murphy, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the treatment of elephants. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.1736 HD1495 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1736) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to the enhancment of access to electronic public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1737 HD1506 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1737) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to access to public records in state agencies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1746 HD1267 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1746) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to require companies entering into contracts with the Commonwealth to disclosure information of their participation in the historic slave trade. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1759 HD1247 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1759) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to comprehensive siting reform for land based wind projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1775 HD1224 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1775) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to comprehensive siting reform for land based wind projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1779 HD1056 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1779) of Jay Kaufman and others for the inclusion of certain roads in the towns of Arlington, Lexington, Lincoln, and Concord in the scenic byway knows as Battle Road. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
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.
H.1839 HD1352 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1839) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to regulate the powers of tree wardens in municipalities in the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1841 SD82 By Ms. Creem, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1841) of Wolf, Welch, Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to sustain community preservation [Joint Committee on Community Development and Small Businesses].
H.1848 HD1348 By Representative Mr. Hecht of Watertown, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 01848) of Sciortino and others that the Registry of Motor Vehicles be authorized to implement a discounted registration fee for certain motor vehicles. Joint Committee on Transportation.
H.1853 HD1378 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1853) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to establish an early reading council for the development of literacy of students in the third grades of the public schools in the Commonwealth. Education.
S.1857 SD820 By Ms. Jehlen, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1857) of Berry, Wolf, Wolf and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote equal choice a cost savings in health care [Joint Committee on Health Care Financing].
S.1861 SD216 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1861) of Gale D. Candaras, William N. Brownsberger, Stephen L. DiNatale, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others for legislation relative to the rate of compensation paid to court appointed attorneys. The Judiciary.
H.1862 HD2361 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1862) of James J. O'Day and others relative to housing and support services for unaccompanied homeless youth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.1863 SD934 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1863) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Denise Andrews, William N. Brownsberger, Christine E. Canavan and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify parental rights for unpaid leave. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1897 HD2759 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1897) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.1901 HD2760 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1901) of Linda Dean Campbell and others for legislation to establish a board of registration of behavior analysts within the Division of Professional Licensure. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.1917 HD2726 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1917) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the membership of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Education.
H.1940 HD2233 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1940) of William N. Brownsberger and others for legislation to include the history of working people and the labor movement in the United States in the public school curriculum. Education.
S.1954 SD2021 (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to health reimbursement accounts for the insured employees of the town of Arlington
H.1960 HD2047 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1960) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to authorize cities, towns and regional school districts to establish virtual public shools. Education.
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.1990 HD2022 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1990) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to reducing the use of non-compostable plastic bags in retail sales. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1991 HD2081 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1991) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the use of coal ash as a solid waste. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.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.
H.2009 HD2129 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2009) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to the protection of right whales within the coastal waters of the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2029 HD2827 By Representatives Walz of Boston and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2029) of Martha M. Walz, Jonathan Hecht and others for the establishment of a Charles River parkways and parklands commission (including members of the General Court) to make recommendations for the preservation and increased use of the parklands along the Charles River. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2048 HD2060 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2048) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to provide health insurance coverage for tobacco use cessation treatment. Financial Services.
H.2109 HD2036 By Representatives Wolf of Cambridge and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2109) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to the eligibility of students for in-state tuition rates and fees at public higher educational institutions. Higher Education.
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.
H.2130 HD2824 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2130) of Forry and others to expand housing opportunities for persons displaced by public action or natural disaster and persons who are homeless or facing imminent homelessness Joint Committee on Housing.
H.2131 HD2176 By Representatives Swan of Springfield and Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2131) of Benjamin Swan, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to foreclosures in the historic districts of Massachusetts. Housing.
H.2165 HD2146 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2165) of John V. Fernandes, William N. Brownsberger and Jason M. Lewis relative to providing access to scientific and forensic analysis. The Judiciary.
H.2234 HD2220 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2234) of Kay Khan and others relative to safe pregnancies and related health care for female inmates. The Judiciary.
H.2240 HD2051 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2240) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to authorize judicial clarification of ownership in eviction proceedings. The Judiciary.
H.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.2266 HD2272 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2266) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentencing laws for drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.2267 HD2371 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2267) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to further regulating the school zone law for drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.2270 HD2828 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2270) of Benjamin Swan and others for the establishment of a Massachusetts Innocence Commission to analyze the circumstances of innocent persons being charged, prosecuted, convicted and incarcerated. 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.2322 HD2983 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2322) of Andrews and others relative to handicapped parking spaces regulated by cities and towns Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.
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.2326 HD2908 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2326) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the care of animals in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.2343 HD2137 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2343) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to air pollutants. 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.
S.2355 SD2250 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2355) of Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger and Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation relative to the lease of Northeastern University Henderson boat house. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2356 SD2251 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger, Michael F. Rush, Patricia D. Jehlen and others for legislation relative to a boat house land lease in the city of Boston. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2357 HD2293 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2357) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the use of epinephrine, adrenaline or other agents by optometrists in the treatment of anaphylaxis. Public Health.
H.2368 HD2068 By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME] of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2368) of [PETITIONERS LIST] relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
H.2369 HD2867 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2369) of Kay Khan and others relative to certified professional midwives and enhancing the practice of nurse-midwives. Public Health.
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.2430 HD2975 By Messrs. Conroy of Wayland and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2430) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to the investment of other post employment benefits trust funds established by municipalities and certain other governmental unit. Public Service.
H.2452 HD2987 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2452) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to provide smoking and tobacco use cessation treatment benefits to active and retired public employees. Public Service.
H.2474 HD2823 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2474) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to public employee retiree health benefits. Public Service.
H.2516 HD2986 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2516) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to the taxation of telephone or telegraph corporations. Revenue.
H.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.2571 HD2307 By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2571) of Daniel B. Winslow and others relative to creating jobs by facilitating issuance of bonds under the Community Preservation Act. Revenue.
H.2590 HD2758 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2590) of Jay Kaufman and others relative to promoting municipal efficiency and innovation through regional collaboration. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2593 HD2822 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2593) of Brownsberger relative to contract for design services Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2612 HD2056 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2612) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to phase out coal burning electric generating facilities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2613 HD2076 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2613) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others that energy generating facilities constructed or commencing operation on and after January first, two thousand twelve shall not utilize or gasify coal. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2614 HD2721 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2614) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to electric generating facilities located in the commonwealth that uses coal as fuel and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2655 HD2558 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2655) of Dykema and others for legislation to preserve the right of way for the North/South rail link Joint Committee on Transportation.
H.2660 HD2840 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2660) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to promote the building of more modern transportation systems. Transportation.
H.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.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.2704 HD3243 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2704) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others relative to the solicitation of charitable donations for profit. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.2713 HD3180 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2713) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to establishing a middle-skills council and the creation of regional skills academies in the Commonwealth. Education.
H.2781 HD3209 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2781) of Jeffrey Sánchez, Jason M. Lewis and William N. Brownsberger for legislation directing MassHealth to establish a chronic care improvement demonstration project. Health Care Financing.
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.2827 HD3463 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2827) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to exempt from certain penalties the sale of a foal by an animal rescue organization to preserve the life of said foal. The Judiciary.
H.2834 HD3400 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2834) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a fund to provide services for victims of human trafficking. 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.2905 HD3202 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2905) of Denise Provost and others relative to the reporting on health effects of particulate matter. Public Health.
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.2950 HD3473 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2950) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to health insurance for municipal employees and retirees. Public Service.
H.2955 HD3024 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2955) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to certain Option B and Option C employees in the Teachers and State Employees retirement system. Public Service.
H.2962 HD3284 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2962) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to pension reform. 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.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.3051 HD3020 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3051) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to establish natural gas leak classification standards and requirements for operator clean up of natural gas leaks. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3057 HD3315 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3057) of Jonathan Hecht and others that the Department of Public Utilities and the Department of Telecommunications and Cable hold a public hearing and issue a report relative to reducing the number of double poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3069 HD3241 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3069) of Cory Atkins and others for legislation to prohibit the use of hand-held cell phones by persons operating motor vehicles. Transportation.
H.3079 HD3218 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3079) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to provide for the safety of road useres. Transportation.
H.3163 HD2693 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3163) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to the scope of practice by optometrists. Public Health.
H.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.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.3287 HD2014 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3287) of William N. Brownsberger and others for legislation to prohibit human trafficking and assist victims. The Judiciary.
H.3310 HD1379 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3310) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to the personal care services administered by the Division of Medical Assistance. Public Health.
H.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.3350 HD2026 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3350) of Alice K. Wolf and others for legislation to provide a local option for instant runoff voting in city or town elections. Election Laws.
H.3361 HD2809 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3361) of Cory Atkins and others relative to the crime of health care professionals participating in the torture and abusive treatment of prisoners. The Judiciary.
H.3380 HD3444 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3380) of John D. Keenan and others relative to the use of double utility poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3386 HD1359 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3386) of William N. Brownsberger relative to a statewide public works municipal mutual aid agreement. Municipalities and Regional Government.
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.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.3546 HD1448 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3546) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to freelancers in the definition of employees under the labor laws. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.3602 HD2916 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3602) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to safe disposal of syringes, injection devices and other medical sharps. Public Health.
H.3607 HD3500 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3607) of Frank I. Smizik, William N. Brownsberger and Carolyn C. Dykema for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to identify opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of state agencies, programs and services. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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.3647 HD3865 (by vote of the town) that the town of Arlington be authorized to place a ballot question before the voters relative to granting licenses for the sale of beer and wine to be drunk on the premises in theaters
H.3648 HD3866 (by vote of the town) that the town of Arlington be authorized to place a ballot question before the voters relative to granting two additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises
H.3651 HD3867 (by vote of the town) relative to the human resources department of the town of Arlington
H.3652 HD3869 (by vote of the town) relative to the submission of budget recommendations to the board of selectmen in the town of Arlington
H.3654 HD3868 (by vote of the town) that certain future employees of the town of Arlington be exempt from the provisions of civil service law
H.3852 HD4172 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3852) of Alice K. Wolf and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to authorize the city of Cambridge to impose and increase fines for certain traffic related violations in said city. Transportation. [Local Approval Received.]
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.3982 HD4065 By Representative Walsh of Boston and Senator DiDomenico, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Martin J. Walsh, Sal N. DiDomenico and others for legislation to prohibit the Commonwealth from contracting with companies that do not comply with federal regulations for the certification of minerals originating in the Congo. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.4287 HD4421 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jonathan Hecht, William N. Brownsberger and John J. Lawn, Jr. for legislation to designate a certain corner in the town of Watertown as Menton Corner. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.

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Profession: Legislator

Education & Public Service

  • Harvard Law School
  • Harvard College
  • Mass. Senate 2012 - Present
  • Mass. House 2007 - 2012
  • Massachusetts Assistant Attorney General 1992 1998
  • Belmont Board of Selectmen 1998 - 2007
Second Suffolk and Middlesex -- Consisting of the city of Boston, ward 4, precincts 2 and 5 to 10, inclusive, ward 5, precincts 2 and 6 to 10, inclusive, ward 21, precincts 1 to 3, inclusive, 5 and 8 to 16, inclusive, ward 22, precincts 3 and 4 and 6 to 13, inclusive, in the county of Suffolk; and the towns of Belmont and Watertown in the county of Middlesex.

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