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Thomas J. Calter

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Boston, MA 02133
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Email: Thomas.Calter@mahouse.gov
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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.21 SD135 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 21) of Gale D. Candaras, Christopher G. Fallon, Louis L. Kafka, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to supervise the personal care attendant program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.47 SD1364 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 47) of Katherine M. Clark, Brian A. Joyce, Barry R. Finegold, Thomas P. Conroy and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a task force to protect Massachusetts children against child sexual abuse. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.73 HD1238 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 73) 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.74 HD2857 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 74) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to the services for individuals with Prader Willi Syndrome. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.75 HD2864 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 75) of Garrett J. Bradley and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to establish a pilot program for adults with Asperger syndrome and autism. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.76 HD2871 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 76) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to access to medical treatments for children with autism. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.77 HD2874 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 77) of Garrett J. Bradley and others establishing an integrated confidential data system among state agencies to track diagnosis, treatment, services and outcome of individuals with autism . 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.109 HD2459 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 109) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the electronic benefits transfer (EBT) cash assistance program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.114 SD191 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 114) of Thomas P. Kennedy, Michael J. Rodrigues, David T. Vieira, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation to futher regulate the continuing education requirements for certain real estate appraisers and trainees. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.132 HD3378 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 132) of Robert L. Hedlund and others that the Department of Transitional Assistance establish and maintain an online application process for businesses wishing to apply to accept electronic benefit transfer cards at point of sale. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.133 HD3384 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 133) of Robert L. Hedlund and others for legislation to eliminate fraud in the public assistance programs by requiring stringent asset and identity verification checks before the awarding of benefits. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.134 HD3388 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 134) of Robert L. Hedlund and others for legislation to eliminate fraud in public assistance programs by requiring stringent asset and identity verification checks before the awarding of benefits. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.136 HD726 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 136) of James J. O'Day and others relative to job opportunities for people with disabilities. 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.
S.143 SD1535 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 143) of Michael F. Rush, Linda Campbell, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Martin J. Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Massachusetts Veterans Assistance Trust Fund. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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.
S.178 SD620 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 178) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Massachusetts veterans. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.196 HD3173 By Mr. Chan of Quincy and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 196) of Tackey Chan, Thomas J. Calter and John F. Keenan for legislation to provide for the licensing and regulation of drain cleaners. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.209 SD34 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 209) of Katherine M. Clark, Jason M. Lewis, John W. Scibak, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation realtive to healthy youth and sex education. Education.
S.214 SD1163 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 214) of Katherine M. Clark, Kay Khan, Patricia D. Jehlen, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to ensure student progression. Education.
H.222 HD1963 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 222) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others for legislation to protect consumers using the Internet from identity theft and online predators. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.236 HD2910 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 236) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to consumer protection and regulation in psychotherapy. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.263 HD2468 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 263) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and Thomas J. Calter relative to the sale of used mattresses, box springs, studio couches or futon mattresses. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.274 HD2820 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 274) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to the occupation of advanced dental hygiene practitioner. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.289 SD888 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 289) of Katherine M. Clark, Jason M. Lewis, Christopher G. Fallon, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to regard the SHINE health insurance counseling program. Elder Affairs.
H.299 HD2091 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 299) of William M. Straus and others relative to prohibiting robocalls, so-called, to mobile telephone devices. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.330 HD853 By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 330) of F. Jay Barrows and others for legislation to direct the Department of Education to include a course in civics as a high school graduation requirement. Education.
H.333 HD3179 By Mr. Beaton of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 333) of Matthew A. Beaton and others for legislation to require parental notification and consent prior to implementing age appropriate sexual health education in the schools. Education.
H.336 HD536 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 336) 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.
H.339 HD2810 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 339) of Garrett J. Bradley and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to increase the minimum amount of aid to public schools. Education.
H.340 HD2816 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 340) of Garrett J. Bradley and Thomas J. Calter relative to the dismissal of teachers. Education.
H.342 HD2863 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 342) of Garrett J. Bradley and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to establish a discretionary grant program for students with autism. Education.
H.343 HD2869 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 343) of Garrett J. Bradley and Thomas J. Calter relative to training and preparation in the use of augmentative and alternative communication for students . Education.
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.349 HD719 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 349) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to the implementation of full-day kindergarten. Education.
H.358 HD3081 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 358) of James M. Cantwell and Thomas J. Calter relative to accommodations for special needs students taking the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) examination. Education.
S.363 SD1700 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 363) of Jennifer L. Flanagan and Thomas J. Calter for legislation relative to the Department of Environmental Protection water pollution project regulations . Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.367 HD2311 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 367) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to mandating a curriculum in the public schools on personal financial literacy. Education.
H.380 HD1088 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 380) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to fees paid for school transportation. Education.
H.449 HD496 By Mr. Murphy of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 449) of Kevin J. Murphy and Thomas J. Calter relative to special education placement decisions. Education.
H.452 HD2794 By Representatives Orrall of Lakeville and Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 452) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for legislation to require parental notification prior to the taking of student surveys in the public schools regarding personal or private issues. Education.
S.483 SD201 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 483) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Bruce E. Tarr, Gale D. Candaras, Robert M. Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate pharmacy audits. 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.
H.545 HD1602 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 545) of Kay Khan and others relative to residential habilitation services for individuals age sixty or older. Elder Affairs.
H.555 HD1740 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 555) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others that the Division of Medical Assistance provide coverage for residential habilitation services for individuals age sixty or older. Elder Affairs.
S.610 SD304 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 610) of Attorney General Martha Coakley, Marc R. Pacheco, Patricia A. Haddad, Benjamin B. Downing and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to manufactured housing communities. Housing.
S.619 SD1761 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 619) of Bruce E. Tarr, Thomas J. Calter, Michael R. Knapik, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote savings for first time homebuyers. Housing.
H.649 HD575 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 649) of Martin J. Walsh and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to further regulate absentee voting. Election Laws.
S.655 SD1584 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 655) of Katherine M. Clark, Massachusetts District Attorneys Assoc., Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston Bar Association and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the citizens of the Commonwealth from drunk drivers. The Judiciary.
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.667 HD1581 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 667) of Christine E. Canavan and others for legislation to increase the annual stipend for members of the Commonwealth’s hazardous material response teams. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.669 HD1881 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 669) of James M. Cantwell, Thomas J. Calter and Garrett J. Bradley relative to authorizing the sale of bonds to fund dam and seawall infrastructure repairs or removals. 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.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.
H.757 HD1968 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 757) of Jason M. Lewis and Thomas J. Calter relative to pesticide licensing and mosquito control. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.758 HD2144 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 758) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to the implementation of strategies for reducing solid waste and increasing recycling in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.765 HD2959 By Messrs. McMurtry of Dedham and Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 765) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to reduce the total amount of solid waste disposed of by means of landfill and incineration. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.809 SD1527 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 809) of Bruce E. Tarr, Thomas J. Calter, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for increased penalties for persons who commit crimes against the elderly. 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.
S.831 SD683 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 831) of James E. Timilty and Thomas J. Calter for legislation relative to the penalty for resisting a police officer. The Judiciary.
S.850 SD583 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 850) of Katherine M. Clark, Thomas J. Calter, Thomas M. Stanley and Attorney General Martha Coakley for legislation relative to workers' compensation insurance. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.851 SD586 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 851) of Katherine M. Clark, Sal N. DiDomenico, Cory Atkins, Carlos Henriquez and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to enhanced enforcement of civil penalties. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.852 SD1260 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 852) of Cynthia S. Creem, William N. Brownsberger, Kay Khan, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to employees social media privacy protection. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.854 SD1031 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 854) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sal N. DiDomenico, Thomas J. Calter, James M. Murphy and other members of the General Court for legislation to require recordkeeping at public construction worksites in order to protect first responders. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.854 HD2936 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 854) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to requiring owners of commercial vehicles and taxicabs to maintain a certain amount of liability insurance. Financial Services.
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.
S.890 SD968 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 890) of Michael F. Rush, Karen E. Spilka and Thomas J. Calter for legislation relative to protections extended to lay teachers in parochial schools. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.908 SD777 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 908) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, William N. Brownsberger, Michael J. Rodrigues, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide services to adults with developmental disabilities. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
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.960 HD1188 By Mr. Nangle of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 960) of David M. Nangle, Robert M. Koczera and Thomas J. Calter relative to insurance coverage for medically necessary services. Financial Services.
S.966 SD466 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 966) of Marc R. Pacheco, Thomas J. Calter and Keiko M. Orrall (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the rent board of the town of Middleborough to impose fees for the employment of outside consultants. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.969 HD1323 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 969) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others for legislation to authorize the Commissioner of Insurance to set labor rates paid by insurance companies to auto repairers. Financial Services.
S.970 SD1262 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 970) of Michael F. Rush, Mayor Thomas M. Menino, Carlo Basile, Christopher G. Fallon and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote worksite safety and restoration of local roads. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.984 HD2669 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 984) of John W. Scibak and others relative to insurance coverage for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome. Financial Services.
H.995 HD577 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 995) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to the definition of licensed mental health professional under the insurance laws. Financial Services.
H.997 HD1045 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 997) of Martin J. Walsh and others for legislation to require insurance companies to reimburse licensed athletic trainers for certain services. Financial Services.
S.999 SD35 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 999) of Katherine M. Clark, William N. Brownsberger, John W. Scibak, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the responsible counseling of pregnant women. Public Health.
H.1006 HD2883 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1006) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to the definition of autism in the childrens autism medicaid waiver. Health Care Financing.
S.1020 SD1615 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1020) of Jennifer L. Flanagan and Thomas J. Calter for legislation relative to maternity patient rights. Public Health.
H.1049 HD630 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1049) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the Masshealth Program. Health Care Financing.
H.1068 HD2502 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1068) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to tuition waivers for veterans. Higher Education.
H.1077 HD2639 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1077) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a student loan repayment pilot program to be administered by the Board of Higher Education for licensed social workers. Higher Education.
H.1088 HD1046 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1088) of Martin J. Walsh, Ellen Story and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to provide full student representation on the University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees. Higher Education.
H.1116 HD2682 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1116) of Attorney General Martha Coakley and others relative to manufactured housing communities. Housing.
S.1118 SD524 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1118) of Katherine M. Clark, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, Thomas J. Calter and James E. Timilty for legislation relative to criminal justice training regarding persons with autism spectrum disorder. 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.
S.1141 SD200 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1141) of Thomas P. Kennedy, Christopher G. Fallon, Thomas J. Calter, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court to provide for investigating construction practices and their impact on firefighter deaths. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1143 HD210 By Mr. O'Flaherty of Chelsea, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1143) of Eugene L. O'Flaherty and Thomas J. Calter relative to eligibility for cooperative housing corporations. Housing.
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.1188 SD587 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1188) of James E. Timilty, Thomas J. Calter and Colleen M. Garry for legislation to establish the Massachusetts Military Reservation Fire Department as public employees. 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.
S.1190 SD684 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1190) of James E. Timilty and Thomas J. Calter for legislation relative to police details. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1191 SD685 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1191) of James E. Timilty and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to establish the Massachusetts Law Enforcement Memorial Fund. 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.1216 SD1240 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1216) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Thomas J. Calter and Benjamin Swan for legislation to establish credible service for veterans. Public Service.
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.1218 HD2839 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1218) of Garrett J. Bradley, James M. Cantwell and Thomas J. Calter relative to increasing the penalty for assault and battery to certain public safety officers. The Judiciary.
H.1224 HD2975 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1224) of Garrett J. Bradley, Thomas J. Calter and James M. Cantwell relative to probation officer warrant procedures. The Judiciary.
H.1225 HD2996 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1225) of Garrett J. Bradley and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to protect intellectual property and trade secrets to promote economic development and job creation. The Judiciary.
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.
H.1244 HD2220 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1244) of James M. Cantwell and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to establish penalties for fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer. The Judiciary.
S.1282 SD1172 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1282) of Michael F. Rush, Linda Campbell and Thomas J. Calter for legislation relative to veteran creditable service for certain public retirees. Public Service.
S.1283 SD1234 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1283) of Michael F. Rush, Christopher G. Fallon, Thomas J. Calter, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to bargaining units. Public Service.
H.1283 HD2414 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1283) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo, Sheila C. Harrington and Thomas J. Calter relative to prohibiting theft or embezzlement from nonprofit or charitable organizations. The Judiciary.
S.1284 SD1403 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1284) of Michael F. Rush, Christopher G. Fallon, Thomas J. Calter, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others for legislation to resolve collective bargaining disputes. Public Service.
H.1284 HD2419 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1284) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others for legislation to include certain compounds in the classification of controlled substances. The Judiciary.
H.1285 HD2430 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1285) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo, Sheila C. Harrington and Thomas J. Calter relative to protecting certain persons rendering emergency care from liability. 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.
S.1286 SD1648 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1286) of Michael F. Rush and Thomas J. Calter for legislation relative to the accidental death benefits of Michael A. Carell. Public Service.
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.
H.1291 HD668 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1291) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to empowering the Sex Offender Board to reclassify repeat sex offenders. 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.
S.1299 SD1150 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1299) of James E. Timilty and Thomas J. Calter for legislation relative to line of duty death benefits. Public Service.
S.1302 SD1290 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1302) of James T. Welch and Thomas J. Calter for legislation relative to retirement systems and pensions for correctional officers. Public Service.
H.1314 HD1219 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1314) of John V. Fernandes and others for legislation to provide certain access to electronic mail accounts of decedents in probating estates . The Judiciary.
H.1326 HD1885 By Mr. Fresolo of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1326) of John P. Fresolo, Thomas J. Calter and John H. Rogers for legislation providing indemnity for certain police and firefighters. The Judiciary.
H.1327 HD1890 By Mr. Fresolo of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1327) of John P. Fresolo, Thomas J. Calter and John H. Rogers relative to the rights of police officers accused of alleged misconduct. The Judiciary.
H.1330 HD1933 By Mr. Fresolo of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1330) of John P. Fresolo and Thomas J. Calter to establish a HIV testing procedure in correctional institutions and providing for sentence reductions for inmates participating in the testing. The Judiciary.
H.1341 HD3078 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1341) of Sean Garballey and others relative to actions against health clubs or their employees that arise in connection with the use or non-use of defibrillators. 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.
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.
H.1406 HD2420 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1406) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the enticement of children online. The Judiciary.
H.1413 HD258 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1413) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the health of public safety officers exposed to hypodermic syringes or hypodermic needles. The Judiciary.
S.1443 SD1754 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1443) of Bruce E. Tarr, Geoff Diehl, Barry R. Finegold, Thomas J. Calter and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote economic growth in the Commonwealth. Revenue.
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.
S.1487 SD801 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1487) of Jennifer L. Flanagan and Thomas J. Calter for legislation relative to timely decisions by awarding authorities. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1508 HD1851 By Mr. Miceli of Wilmington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1508) of James R. Miceli and others for legislation to authorize the arrest without a warrant of any person for probable cause of assault and battery on a public employee or health care worker. The Judiciary.
H.1525 HD2880 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1525) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
H.1529 HD667 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1529) of Shaunna O'Connell, James J. Dwyer and others relative to the sex offender laws. The Judiciary.
H.1534 HD208 By Mr. O'Flaherty of Chelsea, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1534) of Eugene L. O'Flaherty and others relative to the penalties for manslaughter by corporations . The Judiciary.
H.1535 HD286 By Mr. O'Flaherty of Chelsea, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1535) of Eugene L. O'Flaherty and Thomas J. Calter relative to attorney client privilege and attorney work product materials. The Judiciary.
H.1536 HD287 By Mr. O'Flaherty of Chelsea, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1536) of Eugene L. O'Flaherty and Thomas J. Calter relative to the statute of limitations in certain court actions involving zoning violations. The Judiciary.
H.1537 HD288 By Mr. O'Flaherty of Chelsea, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1537) of Eugene L. O'Flaherty and Thomas J. Calter relative to contractor and subcontractor liens. The Judiciary.
H.1539 HD2340 By Mr. O'Flaherty of Chelsea, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1539) of Eugene L. O'Flaherty and Thomas J. Calter relative to competency of juveniles to stand trial. The Judiciary.
H.1540 HD2898 By Mr. O'Flaherty of Chelsea, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1540) of Eugene L. O'Flaherty and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to make certain changes to the adopted childrens act. The Judiciary.
H.1542 HD3172 By Mr. O'Flaherty of Chelsea, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1542) of Eugene L. O'Flaherty, John W. Scibak and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to implement a pilot project for reforming re-entry and community supervision of criminal defendants and offenders. The Judiciary.
H.1543 HD3175 By Mr. O'Flaherty of Chelsea, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1543) of Eugene L. O'Flaherty, John J. Lawn, Jr. and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to require homeless sex offenders on probation or parole supervision to wear a global positioning system device. 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.
H.1553 HD1785 By Representatives Peisch of Wellesley and Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1553) of Alice Hanlon Peisch, Josh S. Cutler and others relative to providing protection against compelled disclosure of certain information by members of the news media. The Judiciary.
H.1561 HD375 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1561) of William Smitty Pignatelli, Thomas J. Calter and Bruce E. Tarr relative to providing for drug and alcohol free school zones and penalties. The Judiciary.
H.1618 HD1622 By Mr. Smola of Palmer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1618) of Todd M. Smola and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to prohibit harassment of certain public officials. The Judiciary.
H.1629 HD1986 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1629) of Thomas M. Stanley and others for legislation to limit the time within which certain legal actions may be taken against appraisers. The Judiciary.
H.1658 HD250 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1658) of Cleon H. Turner and others for legislation to include prior convictions of operating vessels under the influence of alcohol or drugs to the offender's motor vehicle records. The Judiciary.
H.1659 HD252 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1659) of Cleon H. Turner and others for legislation to add prior convictions of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs to the offender's boating record. The Judiciary.
S.1673 SD1483 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1673) of Thomas P. Kennedy and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to include mileage markers on hospital signs. 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.1700 SD1238 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1700) of Michael F. Rush, Thomas J. Calter and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation relative to disabled veterans . Transportation.
S.1701 SD1533 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1701) of Michael F. Rush, Linda Campbell, John Hart, Jr., James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to a Massachusetts Fallen Heroes license plate. Transportation.
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.
S.1722 SD681 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1722) of James E. Timilty and Thomas J. Calter for legislation relative to high speed chases. Transportation.
H.1727 HD2520 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1727) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others for legislation to limit indemnity and insurance responsiblity for general contractors and subcontractors in construction work. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1731 SD504 By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1731) of John Hart, Jr., William C. Galvin, Christopher G. Fallon, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to shelter benefits for veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1732 SD609 By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1732) of John Hart, Jr. and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to allow veterans leave to attend VA medical appointments. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1745 SD959 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1745) of Michael F. Rush, Linda Campbell and Thomas J. Calter for legislation relative to custody of children by persons on military service overseas. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1747 SD1425 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1747) of Michael F. Rush, Linda Campbell, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Robert M. Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the certification of veterans service officers and agents. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1752 HD2675 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1752) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to prevailing wages. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1772 HD1048 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1772) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to unemployment insurance. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1774 HD2247 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1774) of Martin J. Walsh, Antonio F. D. Cabral and Thomas J. Calter clarifying parental rights to unpaid family leave. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1786 HD1990 By Mr. Fennell of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1786) of Robert F. Fennell and Thomas J. Calter relative to regulating oxycodone. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1794 HD1658 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1794) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to ensure access to Department of Mental Health services for certain individuals with autism spectrum disorder and related conditions. 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.1827 HD79 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1827) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to the voting qualifications of municipal board members at public hearings. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1828 HD2437 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1828) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo and Thomas J. Calter relative to zoning ordinances and by-laws for special permits or by-laws for environmental licenses for sober houses, so-called . Municipalities and Regional Government.
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.1830 HD2957 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1830) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others for legislation to authorize municipal use of the prudent investor standards. 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.1856 HD1698 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1856) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to a statewide public works municipal mutual aid agreement . 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.
H.1880 HD2244 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1880) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to the maintenance of private roads, beaches and amenities. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1900 HD2884 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1900) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to the treatment individuals with autism receive in medical settings. Public Health.
H.1906 HD1972 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1906) of James M. Cantwell and others for legislation to increase power plant safety preparedness by the Department of Public Health to twenty miles . Public Health.
H.1907 HD2040 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1907) of James M. Cantwell, Josh S. Cutler and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to authorize the Department of Public Health to make assessments against power plants. Public Health.
H.1929 HD2336 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1929) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo, Thomas J. Calter and Harold P. Naughton, Jr. relative to the services provided by dental hygenists. Public Health.
H.1931 HD2427 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1931) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo, Sheila C. Harrington and Thomas J. Calter relative to oxycontin and other Schedule II controlled substances. Public Health.
H.1935 HD806 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1935) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to improve patient access to medical records upon a physician's death. Public Health.
H.1963 HD2101 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1963) of Sean Garballey and others relative to promoting workplace safety for social workers. 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.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.2003 HD1593 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2003) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to establishing a board of registration in naturopathy and further regulating naturopathic health care. 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.2020 HD701 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2020) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to prescription drugs outreach and education programs. Public Health.
H.2040 HD3410 By Mr. Murphy of Weymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2040) of James M. Murphy and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to prohibit the sale of "energy drinks", so-called, to persons eighteen years old or younger. Public Health.
H.2045 HD1368 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2045) of Sarah K. Peake, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others for legislation to increase power plant safety preparedness by the Department of Public Health to twenty miles. Public Health.
H.2048 HD1398 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2048) of Sarah K. Peake and others providing for an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study the health impacts from wind turbines to protect the health of the citizens of the commonwealth. Public Health.
H.2083 HD2606 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2083) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to providing for a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants. Public Health.
H.2089 HD1615 By Mr. Smola of Palmer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2089) of Todd M. Smola and Thomas J. Calter for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) on the health impacts of wind turbines. Public Health.
H.2106 HD593 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2106) of Martin J. Walsh and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to require the disclosure of body organ retention information. Public Health.
H.2136 HD2295 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2136) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo, Sheila C. Harrington and Thomas J. Calter relative to the safe transfer of individuals in emergency situations. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2136 SD2069 By Ms. Murray, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2136) of Therese Murray, Viriato Manuel deMacedo, Thomas J. Calter and Randy Hunt (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Plymouth to establish an 1820 courthouse fund. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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.2143 HD1996 By Mr. Fennell of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2143) of Robert F. Fennell and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to further regulate licensed pawnbrokers. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2144 HD1999 By Mr. Fennell of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2144) of Robert F. Fennell and Thomas J. Calter relative to protective custody for persons incapacitated by a drug overdose. 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.2147 HD2233 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2147) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and Thomas J. Calter relative to penalties for false distress calls. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2179 HD3458 By Ms. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2179) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the safety of public buildings in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2180 HD1374 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2180) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to direct the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency to assess and report on the preparedness plans for a radiological accident at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station and Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant. 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.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.2220 HD2832 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2220) of Garrett J. Bradley and Thomas J. Calter relative to creditable service for veterans. Public Service.
H.2221 HD2842 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2221) of Garrett J. Bradley and Thomas J. Calter relative to health insurance for surviving spouses under the retirement law. Public Service.
H.2222 HD2844 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2222) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to the placement of the children of corrections officers on the civil service eligibility list. 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.2274 HD1266 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2274) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to credible service for school nurses. 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.2289 HD2441 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2289) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo, Sheila C. Harrington and Thomas J. Calter relative to the yearly retirement allowance paid to certain veterans. Public Service.
H.2290 HD2754 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2290) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo, Sheila C. Harrington and Thomas J. Calter relative to health insurance for surviving spouses under the retirement law. 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.2318 HD1883 By Mr. Fresolo of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2318) of John P. Fresolo, Thomas J. Calter and John H. Rogers for legislation to further regulate the retirement benefits of certain public safety employees. Public Service.
H.2319 HD1887 By Mr. Fresolo of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2319) of John P. Fresolo, Thomas J. Calter and John H. Rogers relative to overtime compensation of certain police officers and fire fighters. Public Service.
H.2351 HD2451 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2351) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and Thomas J. Calter relative to detail work by campus police officers. Public Service.
H.2352 HD2457 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2352) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and Thomas J. Calter relative to protecting the rights of custodial and other non teaching employees of school districts. Public Service.
H.2355 HD1101 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2355) of Danielle W. Gregoire and Thomas J. Calter relative to classifying Tree Climbers, Tree Surgeons Arborists and Forestry Specialists in Group 2 of the contributory retirement system. Public Service.
H.2373 HD1703 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2373) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the police career incentive pay program. Public Service.
H.2386 HD1792 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2386) of Paul McMurtry and Thomas J. Calter relative to payments to certain retired persons for services after retirement. Public Service.
H.2394 HD2401 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2394) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to authorize active duty military personnel to purchase military service time. Public Service.
H.2398 HD2733 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2398) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., Carolyn C. Dykema and Thomas J. Calter relative to the placement of veterans on civil service eligibility lists. Public Service.
H.2400 HD2779 By Mrs. Nyman of Hanover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2400) of Rhonda Nyman and Thomas J. Calter relative to worker's compensation for certain officers of the court. Public Service.
H.2401 HD368 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2401) of James J. O'Day and others relative to public employees' workers compensation benefits. Public Service.
H.2403 HD371 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2403) of James J. O'Day and others relative to retirement benefits of certain employees of the Department of Children and Families. Public Service.
H.2420 HD897 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2420) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others relative to the employment of retired fire fighters as training instructors by the Department of Fire Services. Public Service.
H.2422 HD1073 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2422) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Thomas J. Calter and Bruce E. Tarr relative to injured on duty benefits for environmental police officers. Public Service.
H.2433 HD1640 By Mr. Smola of Palmer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2433) of Todd M. Smola and Thomas J. Calter relative to providing additional compensation for members of the State Police. 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.2461 HD581 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2461) of Martin J. Walsh, Thomas J. Calter and Sean Garballey relative to paid leave for civilian traffic supervisors. Public Service.
H.2462 HD582 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2462) of Martin J. Walsh, Thomas J. Calter and Sean Garballey relative to the Group Insurance Commission for public employees. Public Service.
H.2463 HD583 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2463) of Martin J. Walsh and Thomas J. Calter relative to civil service list revocations. Public Service.
H.2464 HD586 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2464) of Martin J. Walsh and others for legislation to establish the Robert T. Kilduff firefighters cancer network. 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.2466 HD588 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2466) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to the retirement options of certain public safety personnel. 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.2468 HD590 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2468) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to the indemnification of public employers and employee collective bargaining representatives. Public Service.
H.2469 HD591 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2469) of Martin J. Walsh and others for legislation to provide an interest arbitration alternative for firefighters. Public Service.
H.2470 HD594 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2470) of Martin J. Walsh and Thomas J. Calter relative to health insurance for certain early education and care providers and their employees. Public Service.
H.2471 HD595 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2471) of Martin J. Walsh and Thomas J. Calter relative to the cost of civil service exams for employees of the Commonwealth. Public Service.
H.2472 HD596 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2472) of Martin J. Walsh and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to provide certain employees in the Department of Correction with line of duty death benefits. Public Service.
H.2473 HD597 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2473) of Martin J. Walsh and Thomas J. Calter relative to the retirement benefits for certain employees of the Department of Youth Services. Public Service.
H.2474 HD598 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2474) of Martin J. Walsh and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to establish retirement parity for long-term public defenders. Public Service.
H.2475 HD600 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2475) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to the payment of an accidental death benefit from the State-Boston retirement board to Maureen Shaw. Public Service.
H.2476 HD2292 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2476) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to the reinstatement of public employees previously retired for disability. Public Service.
H.2477 HD2300 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2477) of Martin J. Walsh and others for legislation to include fire alarm division employees in Group 4 of the contributory retirement system. Public Service.
H.2478 HD2307 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2478) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to the indemnification of fire alarm division personnel. Public Service.
H.2479 HD2314 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2479) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to the indemnification of certain municipal employees. Public Service.
H.2481 HD2334 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2481) of Martin J. Walsh and Thomas J. Calter relative to in-the-line-of-duty injuries to certain county corrections officers. Public Service.
H.2493 HD537 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2493) of Bruce J. Ayers and Thomas J. Calter that certain fraternal organizations be exempt from the tax on the sale of alcoholic beverages. Revenue.
H.2495 HD735 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2495) of Bruce J. Ayers and Thomas J. Calter relative to increasing the property tax exemption for disabled veterans. Revenue.
H.2519 HD2758 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2519) of James M. Cantwell and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to providing a property tax exemption for certain paraplegic veterans. Revenue.
H.2533 HD3427 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2533) of Thomas P. Conroy and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to provide for a local option real estate tax education surcharge. Revenue.
H.2535 HD1707 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2535) of Claire D. Cronin and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to enhance the investment tax credit. 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.2540 HD541 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2540) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to tax abatements for disabled veterans. Revenue.
H.2541 HD2446 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2541) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to authorize tax free contributions to a trust for the care of incapacitated parents or guardians. 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.2718 HD1340 By Mr. Rogers of Norwood, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2718) of John H. Rogers and Thomas J. Calter relative to the revenue to the stabilization fund. Revenue.
H.2719 HD3365 By Mr. Rogers of Norwood, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2719) of John H. Rogers and Thomas J. Calter relative to establishing a one-time capital expenditure fund with capital gains revenue. Revenue.
H.2762 HD592 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2762) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to the definition of "vendor" under the sales and use tax law. Revenue.
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.2781 HD2897 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2781) of Garrett J. Bradley and Thomas J. Calter relative to lottery compliance investigations. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2795 HD1165 By Mr. Costello of Newburyport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2795) of Michael A. Costello and Thomas J. Calter for legislation relative to the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2797 HD73 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2797) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to filing fees for limited liability companies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2863 HD2801 By Mrs. Nyman of Hanover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2863) of Rhonda Nyman and Thomas J. Calter relative to the anti-bullying seal of the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2870 HD1344 By Mr. Rogers of Norwood, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2870) of John H. Rogers and others for legislation to direct the State Comptroller to forward remaining payments due in accordance with a certain civil judgments due as a result of the abuse by state employees documented in Davis v. Rennie, et al. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2882 HD3192 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2882) of John W. Scibak and others for the annual proclamation by the Governor setting apart May 4th as PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day, to raise awareness of the occurrence of pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2897 HD585 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2897) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to prohibiting alcohol advertising on property owned by the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2898 HD599 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2898) of Martin J. Walsh 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.2900 HD1214 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2900) of Martin J. Walsh and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to further regulate the length of term of public contracts. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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.2970 HD2907 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2970) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the health effects of wind turbines and to make certain other changes in law. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2984 HD313 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2984) of Thomas M. Stanley and others for legislation to require deposits on certain non-carbonated beverage containers. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2987 HD1341 By Mr. Vieira of Falmouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2987) of David T. Vieira and others relative to establishing energy relief funds to provide relief for detrimental health effects and property losses caused by wind energy generation. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3007 HD535 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3007) of Bruce J. Ayers and Thomas J. Calter that cities and towns be authorized to issue temporary placards for handicapped parking spaces. Transportation.
H.3014 HD2877 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3014) of Bruce J. Ayers, Thomas J. Calter and Sean Garballey for legislation to increase the fines and penalties for texting and driving. Transportation.
H.3022 HD2865 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3022) of Garrett J. Bradley, John J. Lawn, Jr. and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to establish an autism license plate. Transportation.
H.3023 HD2935 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3023) of Garrett J. Bradley and Thomas J. Calter for legislation relative to labor relations governing commuter rail employers working within the boundaries of the Commonwealth. Transportation.
H.3025 HD2955 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3025) of Garrett J. Bradley and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to maintain the classification of commuter rail workers. Transportation.
H.3037 HD411 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3037) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to the high occupancy vehicle lane on the I-93 Southeast Expressway. Transportation.
H.3114 HD2919 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3114) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and Thomas J. Calter relative to the issuance of special license plates for veterans. Transportation.
H.3184 HD2927 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3184) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to tuition and fee waivers for armed forces reserves. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3187 HD979 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3187) of Bradford Hill, Donald H. Wong and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to allow veterans living in housing authorities to deduct the cost of traveling for medical purposes from the income total assessed by said authority. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3188 HD1700 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3188) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to payment of veteran’s benefits. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3192 HD2327 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3192) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and Thomas J. Calter relative to the training and certification of veteran service agents. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3194 HD2434 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3194) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and Thomas J. Calter for the establishment of a separate fund to be known as the Train Vets to Treat Vets Fund to assist returning veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3196 HD2445 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3196) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and Thomas J. Calter that the State Purchasing Agent give preference to veteran owned small businesses when making certain purchases. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3200 HD2889 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3200) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., William C. Galvin and Thomas J. Calter relative to burial benefits of veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3201 HD2892 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3201) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to establish a military scholarship program for children, siblings and spouses of certain veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3202 HD2895 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3202) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and Thomas J. Calter relative to the appointment of veterans agents and service officers. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3203 HD3366 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3203) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to allocate tax credits for projects sponsored by nonprofits to provide permanent housing for formerly homeless veterans in service-based multifamily property and projects. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3212 HD1918 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3212) of Thomas M. Stanley and others relative to the payment of certain burial expenses for veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3265 HD1940 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3265) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to the renewal of expired firearms licenses. 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.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.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.3320 HD2875 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3320) of Garrett J. Bradley and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to authorize the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to lease certain land in the town of Hull to The Friends of the Paragon Carousel, Inc. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3321 HD2879 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3321) of Garrett J. Bradley, Kay Khan and Thomas J. Calter relative to permanently establishing a state autism commission. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3347 HD2781 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3347) of Carolyn C. Dykema and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to establish a managerial training program within the University of Massachusetts school of management for state employees with management or oversight roles. Higher Education.
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.3370 HD3406 By Mr. Rogers of Norwood, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3370) of John H. Rogers and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to require MassDOT to provide notice to landowners prior to work on abutting land. Transportation.
H.3373 HD2630 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3373) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to legislative action on petitions filed with the General Court by cities and towns. Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently.
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.3408 HD1752 By Mr. Nangle of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3408) of David M. Nangle and Thomas J. Calter relative to creating a reintegration center for veterans and active military personnel. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3455 HD3584 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Garrett J. Bradley and others providing for an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to aphasia. Public Health.
H.3525 HD3531 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to the term of appointment of non-civil service police officers. Public Service.
S.1211
By Request
SD531 By Ms. Clark (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1211) of Eleanor Burke, Bruce E. Tarr and Thomas J. Calter for legislation that the Massachusetts Teachers’ Retirement Board be authorized and directed to credit Eleanor Burke of Reading with certain creditable service . Public Service.
H.2137
By Request
HD2750 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2137) of Jay D. Ferguson and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to require the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station located in the town of Plymouth to provide for weekly testing of its safety and alarm system. Public Safety and Homeland Security.

Rep. Thomas J. Calter serves the constituents of the 12th Plymouth District. He is 52 years old and has been married to Patty for over 30 years. Together, they have three adult children and two grandsons. The Calter Family has called Kingston home for more than 20 years.

Tom is the 4th of 6 children raised in Avon, Massachusetts by Tom and Kay Calter. Tom’s mother and father were active leaders in the Democratic Party and in their community. Tom’s dad was a Union Carpenter and his Mom a cook in a residential half-way house.

Tom worked in the Environmental Service Industry for more than 30 years. Starting as a laborer at a rate of $2.50/hour, he cleaned oil tanks, responded to oil spills and remediated hazardous waste sites, often under difficult and dangerous conditions. Tom put himself through North Adams State College and having graduated a semester early in 1980; began his career in business management. For over 25 years, Tom served as the Senior VP of a publicly traded Company, CEO of the fastest privately held environmental service company in New England from 1996 – 2001 and Senior Partner of RKP Capital Services, a business consulting firm he founded in 2001.

Throughout his professional career, Tom created hundreds of jobs, mentored dozens of young professionals, met weekly payrolls and rebuilt struggling organizations. Proudly, he founded one of the first union service environmental companies in Massachusetts. Along the way, Tom earned a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Northeastern University in 1989.

Tom has been active in Kingston Town government for many years. He served as the Vice-Chairman of the Kingston Finance Committee and was twice been elected to the Silver Lake Regional School Committee. In addition, he is a member of the Kingston Rent Control Board, the South Shore Chamber of Commerce, Plymouth Chamber of Commerce and Jones River Watershed Association.

Tom Calter is a proven leader with a clear commitment to his family, faith and community. He is passionate about the issues that we all face together and is honored to have the opportunity to serve the towns of Duxbury, Halifax, Kingston, Middleboro, Plymouth and Plympton.

Rep. Calter is serving his fourth term in the State Legislature and currently serves as the Vice chair of The Joint Committee of Higher Education and is on the Community Development and Small Business and Economic Development and Emerging Technologies Committees.

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator, Business Consultant, Executive Coach
Spouse: Patty Calter
Children: 3
Grandchildren: 2
Interests: Reading, Fitness, Executive Coaching

Career Highlights

  • For over 25 years, Tom served as the Senior VP of a publicly traded company, CEO of the fastest privately held environmental service company in New England (1996-2001), senior partner of RKP Capital Services, a business consulting firm he founded in 200
  • Active in Kingston Town government (Vice-Chairman of the Kingston Finance Committee and twice elected to the Silver Lake Regional School Committee.)

Education & Public Service

  • Northeastern University, M.B.A.
  • North Adams State College, B.A.
  • Cardinal Spellman High School
  • Mass. House of Representatives (2007-present)
  • Kingston Rent Control Board
  • Silver Lake Regional School Committee; Kingston Finance Committee
  • Kingston Democratic Town Committee; Plymouth County Democratic League
Twelfth Plymouth, Consisting of Duxbury: Precinct 1; Halifax; Kingston; Middleborough: Precinct 1; Plymouth: Precincts 1, 11, 13; Plympton

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