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Christine E. Canavan Representative

D Brockton
Christine E. Canavan

Addresses

State House
Room 146
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2575
Fax: 617-722-2238
Email: Christine.Canavan@mahouse.gov
District Office
29 Mystic Street
Brockton, MA 02302
Phone: 508-588-3566
Bill Docket Bill Title
HD2465 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 9) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to stabilizing nursing facilities in the Commonwealth. Health Care Financing.
S.22 SD136 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 22) of Gale D. Candaras, John W. Scibak, Stephen L. DiNatale, Alan Silvia and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a loan repayment program for direct care human service workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.78 HD2945 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 78) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to services for adults with developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.87 HD523 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 87) of Mark J. Cusack and others for legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.106 HD1789 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 106) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others for legislation to prohibit the use of procedures which cause physical pain or deny a reasonable humane existence to persons with disabilities . Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.112 HD2985 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 112) of Louis L. Kafka and others that the Executive Office of Health and Human Services conduct a study relative to nursing care provided to eligible MassHealth members with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.113 HD2078 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 113) of John D. Keenan and others for legislation to establish a task force on child sexual abuse prevention. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.125 HD1722 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 125) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish a home visiting program to provide culturally sensitive services to eligible parents, infants and children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.137 HD727 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 137) of James J. O'Day and others relative to eligibility and appropriations for programs for persons with disabilities, including the "Turning 22" program, so-called. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.138 HD2623 By Representatives Orrall of Lakeville and O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 138) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for legislation to add 911 emergency responders to the list of locations for a safe surrender under the baby safe haven law. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.148 HD2643 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 148) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to personal care services to persons with disabilities or seniors under the MassHealth program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.151 HD1379 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 151) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to assist people with disabilities in realizing their rights and exercising their responsibilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.164 HD2738 By Mr. Diehl of Whitman, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 164) of Geoff Diehl and others for legislation to create a strategy for small businesses. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.200 SD1000 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 200) of Stephen M. Brewer, Todd M. Smola, James M. Murphy, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to geography education. Education.
H.233 HD246 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 233) of Louis L. Kafka and Christine E. Canavan for legislation to provide for the regulation and licensing of denturists. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.234 HD1191 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 234) of Louis L. Kafka and others providing for an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to consumer protections with regard to cemeteries and crematories. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.235 HD2891 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 235) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to establish a process to identify toxic chemical substances used in consumer products. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.254 HD3415 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 254) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to providing complete repair and diagnostic information to motor vehicle owners and automotive businesses in the repair of motor vehicles. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.285 SD139 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 285) of Gale D. Candaras, Denise Andrews, Christine E. Canavan, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation that provisions be made to create a special commission on institutional long term care services. Elder Affairs.
S.332 SD496 By Mr. Rosenberg, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 332) of Stanley C. Rosenberg, Kay Khan, Michael F. Rush, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the integrity of initiative and referendum petitions. Election Laws.
H.344 HD2870 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 344) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to addressing the needs of students with autism. Education.
H.345 HD900 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 345) of Michael D. Brady and Christine E. Canavan for legislation to prohibit the management of charter schools by for-profit entities. Education.
H.472 HD3285 By Representative Rogers of Cambridge and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 472) of David M. Rogers, Katherine Clark and others for legislation concerning media literacy in schools. Education.
S.485 SD203 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 485) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael O. Moore, Christine E. Canavan and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide volunteer firefighters with a local option real estate tax exemption. Financial Services.
H.513 HD573 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 513) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to requiring the teaching of civics in all public elementary and high schools in the Commonwealth. Education.
S.538 SD1396 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 538) of Richard T. Moore, John W. Scibak, Stephen L. DiNatale, Carlos Henriquez and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the provider's council. Health Care Financing.
H.543 HD1251 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 543) of Jonathan Hecht and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to institutional long term care in the Commonwealth. Elder Affairs.
H.547 HD1215 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 547) 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.
S.574 SD99 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 574) of Gale D. Candaras, John W. Scibak, Stephen L. DiNatale, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote higher education among employees of human services provider organizations. Higher Education.
S.585 SD189 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 585) of Michael O. Moore, Tom Sannicandro, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a commission on the funding needs for quality public higher education. Higher Education.
H.627 HD634 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 627) of Denise Provost and others relative to to initiative and referendum petitions. Election Laws.
S.635 SD79 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 635) of Gale D. Candaras, Sheila C. Harrington and Christine E. Canavan for legislation relative to parental responsibility in bullying. The Judiciary.
H.657 HD3250 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 657) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to protect from net loss public lands or easements taken or acquired for natural resource. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.658 HD3036 By Mr. Beaton of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 658) of Matthew A. Beaton and others for legislation to authorize the Commonwealth to enter into an interstate compact for the enforcement of certain wildlife protection laws. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.682 HD3425 By Mr. D'Emilia of Bridgewater, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 682) of Angelo L. D'Emilia and others relative to the State Reclamation and Mosquito Control Board. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.712 HD759 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 712) of Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation to enhance the management of problem wildlife. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.728 SD1001 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 728) of James B. Eldridge, Chris Walsh, Tom Sannicandro, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent unnecessary vacancies in foreclosed homes. The Judiciary.
S.741 SD1690 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 741) of Robert L. Hedlund, Thomas M. Stanley, Martha M. Walz, John P. Fresolo and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent animal cruelty. The Judiciary.
S.802 SD1420 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 802) of Bruce E. Tarr, Bruce J. Ayers, John P. Fresolo, Randy Hunt and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to out of state sex offenders. The Judiciary.
S.803 SD1421 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 803) of Bruce E. Tarr, John P. Fresolo, Randy Hunt, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to rape of a child by force. The Judiciary.
S.805 SD1424 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 805) of Bruce E. Tarr, John P. Fresolo, Randy Hunt, F. Jay Barrows and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the statute of limitations for sex crimes in Massachusetts. The Judiciary.
S.811 SD1554 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 811) of Bruce E. Tarr, Bruce J. Ayers, John P. Fresolo, Randy Hunt and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide transparent sex offender information to the public. The Judiciary.
H.824 HD576 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 824) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to hunting or trapping on private land. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.863 HD122 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 863) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
S.878 SD752 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 878) of Marc R. Pacheco, Daniel A. Wolf, Michael D. Brady, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.918 HD746 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 918) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to the use of certain insurance underwriting guidelines for homeowners with dogs living on such insured property. Financial Services.
S.925 SD1383 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 925) of Stephen M. Brewer, Kimberly N. Ferguson, Michael R. Knapik, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to include fire districts. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.931 HD1433 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 931) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to health insurance coverage for mastectomies. Financial Services.
H.932 HD419 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 932) of Kay Khan and others relative to anesthesia insurance coverage for children hospitalized for dental treatment. Financial Services.
H.933 HD420 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 933) of Kay Khan and others relative to health insurance for human service providers and their employees. Financial Services.
S.942 SD618 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 942) of James B. Eldridge, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect abandoned animals in vacant properties. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.947 HD2780 By Representatives Mahoney of Worcester and Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 947) of John J. Mahoney and others for legislation to establish a foreclosure mediation program within the Office of Public Collaboration at the University of Massachusetts at Boston to offer alternative to forclosures. Financial Services.
S.952 SD1488 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 952) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Louis L. Kafka, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen the enforcement of certain dog laws. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.987 SD77 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 987) of Gale D. Candaras, Paul McMurtry, Christopher G. Fallon, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to permit spouses to to serve as paid caregivers. Public Health.
S.990 SD237 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 990) of Gale D. Candaras, Christine E. Canavan, Sal N. DiDomenico and Marjorie C. Decker for legislation to regulate cadmium in children's jewelry. Public Health.
H.1002 HD1408 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1002) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to health care plan decisions authorizing or denying access to care. Health Care Financing.
H.1007 HD902 By Mr. Brady of Brockton and Senator Michael O. Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1007) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to pediatric home care services. Health Care Financing.
H.1012 HD2062 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1012) of Nick Collins and others for legislation to increase the revenue available for health care provider payments. Health Care Financing.
H.1023 HD3030 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1023) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to establish a Medicaid and health care reform trust fund. Health Care Financing.
S.1026 SD455 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1026) of Brian A. Joyce, Louis L. Kafka and Christine E. Canavan for legislation relative to informed consent to the use of dental amalgam . Public Health.
H.1029 HD3296 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1029) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the payment and preservation of beds in nursing home facilities for recipients of MassHealth benefits. Health Care Financing.
H.1035 HD699 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1035) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to establish a single-payer health insurance trust fund. Health Care Financing.
H.1053 HD1677 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1053) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to compare cost savings under existing cost control laws to cost savings that could be achieved under a single payer health care system. Health Care Financing.
S.1081 SD1463 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1081) of Richard T. Moore, Daniel A. Wolf, Mary S. Keefe, Christine E. Canavan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
H.1094 HD3238 By Mr. Binienda of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1094) of John J. Binienda and others for legislation to further enhance efficiency and accountability of operations at local housing authorities. Housing.
S.1113 SD81 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1113) of Gale D. Candaras, Denise Andrews and Christine E. Canavan for legislation to prohibit price gouging during states of emergency. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1115 SD655 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1115) of Harriette L. Chandler, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, Patricia D. Jehlen, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the collection and analysis of data relative to traffic stops and to establish a primary safety belt law. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1137 SD265 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1137) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Stephen L. DiNatale, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to police pursuits in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1145 HD2025 By Mr. Rosa of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1145) of Dennis A. Rosa and others relative to operations at local housing authorities. Housing.
S.1145 SD1408 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1145) of Michael R. Knapik, James T. Welch, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Michael J. Finn and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the 104th fighter wing fire department. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1157 SD1311 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1157) of Richard T. Moore, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Michael O. Moore, Stephen L. DiNatale and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit the confiscation of lawfully owned firearms during a state of emergency. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1159 SD1348 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1159) of Richard T. Moore, Michael F. Rush, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to deceptive weapons. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1172 SD1101 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1172) of Karen E. Spilka, Louis L. Kafka, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure the safety of people with pets in disasters. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1189 SD632 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1189) of James E. Timilty, Stephen L. DiNatale, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to police training. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1198 HD3033 By Mr. Beaton of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1198) of Matthew A. Beaton and others for legislation to increase the penalties for violations of certain hunting laws. The Judiciary.
S.1218 SD949 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1218) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Christopher G. Fallon, Thomas J. Calter, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to labor relations. Public Service.
H.1226 HD904 By Representative Brady of Brockton and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1226) of Michael D. Brady, John F. Keenan and others for legislation to further regulate the reporting requirements of mortgages secured by residential property. The Judiciary.
S.1226 SD1080 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1226) of James B. Eldridge, Anne M. Gobi, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Paul W. Mark and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to death benefits to surviving spouses of firefighters and other emergency personnel. Public Service.
H.1228 HD949 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1228) of Michael D. Brady and others for legislation to provide four additional assistant clerks in Plymouth County. The Judiciary.
H.1243 HD1124 By Ms. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1243) of Linda Campbell and others relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases. The Judiciary.
S.1249 SD633 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1249) of Thomas M. McGee, James R. Miceli, Carlo Basile, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide retirement benefits for veterans. Public Service.
H.1273 HD1519 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1273) of Edward F. Coppinger and others for legislation to eliminate the statute of limitations for sex crimes in Massachusetts for criminal cases. The Judiciary.
H.1274 HD1525 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1274) of Edward F. Coppinger and others for legislation to eliminate the statute of limitations for sex crimes in civil cases. The Judiciary.
H.1286 HD2950 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1286) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to expenses and financing of the judicial system. The Judiciary.
H.1287 HD2976 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1287) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to clarifying procedures for the custodial protection by law enforcement and court officials of a child requiring assistance. The Judiciary.
S.1298 SD924 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1298) of James E. Timilty, Michael O. Moore, Mark J. Cusack, Paul J. Donato and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining. Public Service.
H.1321 HD3062 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1321) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to funeral visitation for inmates. The Judiciary.
H.1337 HD191 By Mr. Galvin of Canton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1337) of William C. Galvin and others relative to fees by paid to the Registry of Deeds. The Judiciary.
H.1357 HD2460 By Ms. Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1357) of Colleen M. Garry and others relative to the use of information derived from unmanned aerial vehicles as evidence in judicial, regulatory or other government proceedings. The Judiciary.
S.1365 SD353 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1365) of Thomas M. McGee, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Sarah K. Peake, Elizabeth A. Poirier and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a motorcycle safety fund. Revenue.
H.1376 HD1326 By Mr. Henriquez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1376) of Carlos Henriquez and others for legislation to establish a task force (including members of the General Court) relative to sentencing and enforcement of gang-related crimes. The Judiciary.
H.1380 HD3057 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1380) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to health care proxies. The Judiciary.
S.1400 SD122 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1400) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Anne M. Gobi, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize voluntary income tax return contributions to the Massachusetts Fire Fighters Academy Trust Fund. Revenue.
H.1424 HD1647 By Representative Keenan of Salem and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1424) of John D. Keenan, Joan B. Lovely and others for legislation to impose a penalty for the damaging of historic homes. The Judiciary.
H.1427 HD3105 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1427) of John D. Keenan, Cory Atkins and Christine E. Canavan relative to domestic violence penalties. The Judiciary.
H.1433 HD826 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1433) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to prevent shackling and promote safe pregnancies for female inmates. The Judiciary.
H.1456 HD691 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1456) 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.1457 HD693 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1457) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to the use and protection of personal information in criminal investigations. The Judiciary.
H.1544 HD3200 By Ms. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1544) of Keiko M. Orrall and others relative to the termination of parental rights in cases where a child is born of sexual assault or rape. The Judiciary.
H.1549 HD239 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1549) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the apprehension of drunk drivers and other law violators. The Judiciary.
S.1575 SD1279 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1575) of Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger, James B. Eldridge, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to community access to energy efficiency programs and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1576 SD1199 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1576) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael F. Rush, Tackey Chan, Mark J. Cusack and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the failure to remove existing poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1588 SD522 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1588) of Cynthia S. Creem, Benjamin B. Downing, Daniel A. Wolf, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to update the bottle bill . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1594 SD379 By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1594) of John Hart, Jr., Michael F. Rush, Tackey Chan, Mark J. Cusack and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the safe operation of utility vaults. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1595 HD2660 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1595) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to assault and battery upon public employees. The Judiciary.
S.1621 SD1137 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1621) of James E. Timilty, Michael F. Rush, Josh S. Cutler, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the safety and maintenance of gas shut-off valves. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1645 HD1201 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1645) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to drug offenses and the definition of school zone. The Judiciary.
H.1646 HD1202 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1646) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentencing laws for drug offenses. The Judiciary.
S.1653 SD918 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1653) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, John F. Keenan, Josh S. Cutler and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for the enhanced protection of the dig safe law. Transportation.
S.1655 SD1028 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1655) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Daniel A. Wolf, Christine E. Canavan, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a more equitable public transit fare structure. Transportation.
H.1674 HD578 By Represenative Walsh of Boston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1674) of Martin J. Walsh, John A. Hart and others relative to national criminal offender record information checks for persons working with individuals served by the Department of Mental Retardation. The Judiciary.
S.1677 SD352 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1677) of Thomas M. McGee, Sarah K. Peake, Elizabeth A. Poirier, James R. Miceli and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote and and advance motorcycle safety. Transportation.
H.1684 HD1014 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1684) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to further define privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
H.1698 HD2840 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1698) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to burial benefits under the workers' compensation law. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1700 HD903 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1700) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to health care worker safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1701 HD1891 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1701) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to increase the minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1707 HD503 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1707) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to social network privacy and employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1708 HD794 By Representatives Coakley-Rivera of Springfield and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1708) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others for legislation to further regulate the method of calculating the period of time for employees in filing certain complaints with the Attorney General under the labor relations laws of the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1712 HD2206 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1712) of Marjorie C. Decker and others for legislation to provide economic stability for displaced non professional airport employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1714 HD2920 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1714) of Peter J. Durant and others for legislation to limit executive salaries of state funded nonprofit organizations and public charities. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1731 HD1234 By Mr. Henriquez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1731) of Carlos Henriquez and others for legislation to prohibit employers from discriminating against certain employees or potential employees based on a credit history or report. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1739 HD504 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1739) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish earned paid sick time for certain employees rendering personal care. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1744 HD1544 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1744) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers and prospective employers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1750 HD2258 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1750) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to establish employment rights for certain domestic workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1766 HD517 By Ms. Story of Amherst and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1766) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing, and harrassment, without regard to protected class status. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1793 HD1604 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1793) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to increase access to mental health services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1808 HD302 By Mr. Rogers of Norwood, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1808) of John H. Rogers and others for legislation to improve access to the services of educational psychologists. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1829 HD2458 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1829) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to the establishment of county stabilization funds. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1844 HD1743 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1844) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to further regulate the laying out of senior citizen footpaths by cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1852 HD279 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1852) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the care of animals in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1858 HD1726 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1858) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to include fire and water districts in certain laws pertaining to cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1871 HD1361 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1871) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to the appointment of alternate members on local historical commissions. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1874 HD1738 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1874) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others relative to the protection of puppies and kittens. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1886 SD1892 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Stephen M. Brewer, Gailanne M. Cariddi, Paul McMurtry, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate central service technicians. Public Health.
H.1911 HD1826 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1911) of Tackey Chan and others for legislation to prohibit certain grants, incentive payments and other supplemental reimbursements to hospitals outsourcing certain health care delivery jobs. Public Health.
S.1914 SD1898 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross, Linda Campbell and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animal welfare and safety. The Judiciary.
H.1917 HD3358 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1917) of Nick Collins and others relative to the regulation and oversight of medical marijuana. Public Health.
H.1928 HD3211 By Mr. D'Emilia of Bridgewater, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1928) of Angelo L. D'Emilia and others relative to baseline concussion testing for student athletes. Public Health.
H.1941 HD1089 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1941) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the registration of persons supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Public Health.
H.1952 HD3080 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1952) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to establishing the folic acid awareness programs for young girls and women. Public Health.
H.1954 HD3088 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1954) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to the establishment of a lupus erythematosus registry. Public Health.
H.1967 HD3305 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1967) of Sean Garballey and others that the Department of Public Health establish a formal public hearing process prior to certain licensing and ownership of nursing home facilities decisions. Public Health.
H.1981 HD39 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1981) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to the modernization of optometric patient care. Public Health.
H.1997 HD285 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1997) of Louis L. Kafka and others for legislation to regulate the sharing of foods at potluck events, so-called. Public Health.
H.2000 HD1639 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2000) of Louis L. Kafka and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the safety of dental amalgam. Public Health.
H.2001 HD3000 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2001) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the availability of prescription medication during an emergency. Public Health.
H.2005 HD428 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2005) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a nursing advisory board within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Public Health.
H.2006 HD429 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2006) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to provide for the rapid deployment of qualified nurses. Public Health.
H.2008 HD446 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2008) of Kay Khan and others relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
H.2009 HD986 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2009) of Kay Khan, Paul J. Donato and others relative to further regulating health care costs and the dispensing of controlled substances. Public Health.
H.2019 HD700 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2019) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to personal care attendant orientation. Public Health.
H.2047 HD1397 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2047) of Sarah K. Peake, Patricia D. Jehlen and others providing for an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender aging. Public Health.
H.2063 HD893 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2063) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others relative to the fees charged for the certification of fire fighters as emergency medical technicians. Public Health.
H.2073 HD2692 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2073) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation establishing a hemophilia advisory committee. Public Health.
H.2108 HD1044 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2108) of Martin J. Walsh and others for legislation to establish school-located influenza vaccination programs . Public Health.
H.2138 HD2668 By Mr. Diehl of Whitman, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2138) of Geoff Diehl and others relative to the training and hiring standards for municipal police officers. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2140 HD961 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2140) of Peter J. Durant and others relative to the disclosure of autopsy reports by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2145 HD2906 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2145) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to the issuance of licenses for the use of chemical mace. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2176 HD2765 By Mrs. Nyman of Hanover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2176) of Rhonda Nyman and others for legislation to require a minimum of ten years experience for a fire fighter to become chief of a fire department. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2181 HD2705 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2181) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to the lawful sale of ammunition from companies outside of the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2182 HD2707 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2182) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to unfair or deceptive acts or practices concerning the lawful sale of firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2183 HD2720 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2183) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to the minimum age for issuance of firearms identification cards. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2184 HD2724 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2184) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others for legislation to remove failure to notify the Criminal History Systems Board of a change of address as a cause for revocation or suspension of a firearms identification card. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2206 HD1233 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2206) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to considering local needs in the training of fire fighters. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2225 HD1205 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2225) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to the residency requirements of fire and police personnel. Public Service.
H.2230 HD2731 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2230) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to providing continuing health insurance coverage for surviving children of police officers and fire fighters killed in the line of duty. Public Service.
H.2271 HD2972 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2271) of Nick Collins and others for legislation to increase the distance of the residency requirement for municipal police and fire officers. Public Service.
H.2279 HD1939 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2279) of Mark J. Cusack and others for legislation to mandate restroom breaks for public transit employees. Public Service.
H.2282 HD2033 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2282) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to joint and last survivor allowances paid under the contributory retirement system. Public Service.
H.2312 HD1342 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2312) of John V. Fernandes and others for legislation to prohibit mandatory polygraph testing for persons applying to become police officers. Public Service.
H.2354 HD2510 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2354) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to increasing pension benefits for certain retired teachers and public employees. Public Service.
H.2410 HD1476 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2410) of George N. Peterson, Jr., Christine E. Canavan and Paul K. Frost relative to providing for credible service for retirement purposes for VISTA volunteers. Public Service.
H.2418 HD894 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2418) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others relative to medical and physical fitness examinations for police officers and fire fighters. Public Service.
H.2419 HD896 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2419) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others relative to providing smoking cessation programs for certain police officers and fire fighters. Public Service.
H.2448 HD2064 By Mr. Timilty of Milton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2448) of Walter F. Timilty and others relative to group health insurance for dependent children of deceased members or subscribers. Public Service.
H.2460 HD579 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2460) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to evaluating injury and illness data and establishing safety and health measures to protect employees of the Commonwealth. Public Service.
H.2465 HD587 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2465) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to creating a rebuttable presumption of job relatedness for certain public safety personnel suffering from disabling conditions caused by exposure to infectious diseases. Public Service.
H.2467 HD589 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2467) of Martin J. Walsh and others that provision be made for binding arbitration for fire fighters and police officers. Public Service.
H.2516 HD996 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2516) of Thomas J. Calter and others for legislation to authorize the counties of Bristol, Dukes, Nantucket, Norfolk and Plymouth to retain a portion of the excise tax on deeds. Revenue.
H.2530 HD3399 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2530) of Thomas P. Conroy and others relative to real estate tax deferral and recovery agreements. Revenue.
H.2536 HD2691 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2536) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to create an angel investor tax credit. Revenue.
H.2566 HD1224 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2566) of John V. Fernandes and others for legislation to prohibit increases in real property tax payments by elderly homeowners. Revenue.
H.2595 HD1560 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2595) of Paul R. Heroux, Christine E. Canavan and Paul A. Schmid, III for legislation to exempt farmers’ markets from certain property taxes. Revenue.
H.2644 HD1734 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2644) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to provide volunteer firefighters with a local option real estate tax exemption. Revenue.
H.2664 HD2625 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2664) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to providing for a tax deduction for income attributable to the discharge of debt on principal residences including debt reduced through mortgage restructuring. Revenue.
H.2672 HD2138 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2672) of Aaron Michlewitz and others relative to providing for tax credits for certain same sex couples. Revenue.
H.2687 HD1359 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2687) of James J. O'Day and others relative to the taxation of certain income. Revenue.
H.2692 HD1372 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2692) of Sarah K. Peake, Cleon H. Turner and others that cities and towns be authorized to include "transient accommondations" under the room occupancy excise tax. Revenue.
H.2717 HD1333 By Mr. Rogers of Norwood, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2717) of John H. Rogers and others for legislation to create an income tax credit for qualified tuition and fees for higher education. Revenue.
H.2736 HD64 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2736) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to provide an income tax credit for certain hearing aid expenditures. Revenue.
H.2774 HD1620 By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2774) of Brian M. Ashe and others for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor designating the last day of February as Rare Disease Day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2780 HD2867 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2780) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to the collection of certain fees. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2806 HD1313 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2806) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to promote purchasing from social enterprises by governmental bodies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2836 HD2003 By Representatives Keenan of Salem and Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2836) of John D. Keenan and others relative to the annual observance of Massachusetts Women’s Defense Corps Remembrance Day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2883 HD2645 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2883) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to encourage fair competition in bids for state contracts from qualified sources commitment to fair wages and benefits for employees. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2901 HD3387 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2901) of Martin J. Walsh and others for legislation designate October 18 as inflammatory breast cancer awareness day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2924 HD2213 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2924) of Nick Collins and others relative to the safe operation of utility vaults. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2943 HD1105 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2943) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to include noncarbonated non-alcoholic beverages in the bottle law, so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2945 HD1886 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2945) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Telecommunications and Cable and the Department of Public Utilities to regulate the use of double utility poles . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2966 HD1495 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2966) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to directory assistance charges for handicapped or elderly persons. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2979 HD2647 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2979) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to energy efficiency programs and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2998 HD1393 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2998) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to establish regional tourism promotion agencies eligible for funding through the Tourism Fund. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2999 HD1394 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2999) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to create the position of poet laureate of the Commonwealth. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3000 HD1396 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 3000) of Sarah K. Peake and others providing for an investigation and study by a special commission relative to art in public spaces. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3039 HD2208 By Representative D'Emilia of Bridgewater and Senator Hedlund, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3039) of Angelo L. D'Emilia, Robert L. Hedlund and others for legislation to clarify the definition, testing regulations and enforcement of motorcyle sound emissions. Transportation.
H.3040 HD1712 By Mr. Diehl of Whitman, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3040) of Geoff Diehl and others for legislation to increase the civil fines and penalities of motorists who violate the right of way of other motorists. Transportation.
H.3046 HD1852 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3046) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to include a representative of the Massachusetts Motorcycle Association on the Governor’s Highway Safety Committee. Transportation.
H.3047 HD3074 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3047) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to motor vehicle safety checkpoints. Transportation.
H.3059 HD3262 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3059) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to establish a public transit fare structure. Transportation.
H.3065 HD767 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3065) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to standards for protective headgear for operators or passengers on motorcycles. Transportation.
H.3068 HD1117 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3068) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to regulate the use of automatic license plate reader systems. Transportation.
H.3092 HD219 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3092) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to require the use of headlights on motor vehicles whenever the windshield wipers of the vehicle are in use. Transportation.
H.3102 HD2561 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3102) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to authorize the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to issue distinctive registration plates for fire fighters. Transportation.
H.3140 HD1896 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3140) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation relative to motorcycle safety with malfunctioning traffic signals not detecting motorcycles. Transportation.
H.3161 HD144 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3161) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to the use of headlights on motor vehicles. Transportation.
H.3238 HD3435 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 3238) of Thomas P. Conroy and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to reducing poverty in the Commonwealth . Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3264 HD1926 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3264) 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.3266 HD2693 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3266) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others for legislation to prohibit counties, cities or towns from adopting ordinances or regulations concerning lawful firearms, ammunition or ammunition component rights. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3267 HD2694 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3267) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others for legislation to repeal the law regulating the carrying of unloaded rifles or shotguns. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3268 HD2695 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3268) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to firearm license fees. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3269 HD2697 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3269) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to the licensing of firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3270 HD2700 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3270) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to previous convictions for persons making application for firearms licenses. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3271 HD2703 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3271) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others for legislation to authorize the Colonel of the State Police, or persons authorized by him, to issue temporary license to carry firearms to certain nonresidents. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3272 HD2712 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3272) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to the terms of firearm licenses and exempting certain persons from paying firearms license renewal fees. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3273 HD2717 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3273) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to illegal firearms sales to aliens and unsupervised youth firearm training and the penalties for violations. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3274 HD2728 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3274) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others for legislation to repeal the ban on assault weapons and large capacity feeding devices. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3275 HD2953 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3275) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to sales tax exemptions for gun safes and trigger locks. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3276 HD2954 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3276) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others for legislation to provide for an income tax deduction for purchases of a gun safes. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3281 HD149 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3281) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others for legislation to increase the accessibility of non-lethal self defense sprays. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3297 HD803 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3297) of Michael D. Brady and others for legislation to establish a charter for the governance of Plymouth County. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.3360 HD2235 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3360) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to establish a board of denture technology for the certification of denture laboratories. Public Health.
H.3363 HD2812 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3363) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to county pension liability funding. Revenue.
H.3366 HD3460 By Mr. Rogers of Norwood, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3366) of John H. Rogers, Christine E. Canavan and Cory Atkins relative to contracts for the construction of public school safety projects. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3377 HD2849 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 7A) of Garrett J. Bradley and others for legislation to authorize the Plymouth County Contributory Retirement System to issue pension funding bonds or notes. Public Service.
H.3460 HD3615 By Representative Cronin of Easton and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Claire D. Cronin, Thomas Kennedy and others relative to providing for home modifications and moving expenses for certain victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.3572 HD3713 By Messrs. Binienda of Worcester and Naughton of Clinton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John J. Binienda and others relative to the compensation of the chief probation officers of the Trial Court. The Judiciary.
H.3692 HD3883 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to animal cruelty. The Judiciary.
H.3748 HD3803 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to increasing the fine for harming police dogs or horses. The Judiciary.
H.3966 HD3905 By Messrs. Heroux of Attleboro and Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to licenses to carry firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.4159 HD3884 By Representative Cronin of Easton and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Claire D. Cronin, Thomas P. Kennedy and others relative to photographs used for driver’s licenses and identification cards. Transportation.

State Representative Christine E. Canavan has represented the 10th Plymouth District, currently consisting of the town of West Bridgewater, and parts of Brockton (Ward 4, Precincts B&C; Ward 5, Precincts B, C & D; and all of Ward 6) and East Bridgewater (Precinct 1), since 1993. Known as a true champion for the families and communities in her district, Christine has always placed a strong emphasis on providing accessible, timely constituent services. And, on Beacon Hill, she has always prioritized funding for local aid and does her best to ensure that worthy programs and organizations within her district receive the state funding that is critical to their work. A Registered Nurse, Representative Canavan has been a leader in determining many of the Commonwealth’s health care policies, and has earned the respect of her colleagues on these issues. She has authored legislation, now law, which set patient/staff ratio requirements for Out-of-Hospital Dialysis Clinics to ensure maximum patient safety, and expanded the scope of duties for nurse practitioners.

The Representative has also successfully championed legislation that now provides newborn hearing tests to infants; better-assists those with metabolic disorders and their families; and has continued to be the chief-sponsor of the landmark Patient Safety Bill, which many hope will go a long way in improving patient safety in acute care hospitals and addressing the nurse shortage crisis currently plaguing the Commonwealth.

Representative Canavan and her husband, Paul, are longtime residents of Brockton’s east side where they raised their two sons, Derek and Cliff, both now teachers at Brockton High School. Christine and Paul are also the exceedingly proud grandparents of Celia, Holly, Evelyn, Jack, James and Brody Canavan.

Personal Information

Profession: Registered Nurse/Legislator
Spouse: Paul
Children: 2
Grandchildren: 5

Career Highlights

  • Chief author of legislation requiring Universal Newborn Hearing exams for infants, and the sponsor of the ‘Slow-Down, Move-Over’ law.
  • An early, and strong, advocate for the Gateway Cities economic development agenda and a tremendous partner with our small businesses.
  • A successful record of securing funding for our first responders, libraries, new soccer fields and to preserve open spaces.

Education & Public Service

  • Massasoit Community College (A.S., Nursing) 1983
  • University of Massachusetts of Boston, B.S., Nursing (Summa cum laude) 1988
  • Brockton School Committee 1990-1993
  • Mass House 1993 - Present
Tenth Plymouth, Consisting of Brockton: Ward 4: Precincts B, C, Ward 5: Precincts B, C, D, Ward 6; East Bridgewater: Precinct 1; West Bridgewater.

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