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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator Brian A. Joyce Democrat - Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth

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  Brian.Joyce@masenate.gov

State House

24 Beacon St.
Room 320
Boston, MA, 02133
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617-722-1643
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617-722-1522
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SD.2037 Senate, April 15, 2015 -- Offered by Senator Brian A. Joyce relative the creation of a Senate Special Committee to Improve Government
SD.2174 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to prohibit coal tar pavement sealant. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
SD.2421 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 0000) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation relative to the protection of family violence victims in family relations matters. The Judiciary.
SD.2646 Senate, July 31, 2016 -- Offered by Senator Brian A. Joyce requiring the Governor to provide a detailed report to the Clerk of the Senate prior to the issuance of certain bonds
S.23 SD.21 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 23) of Brian A. Joyce and Bruce J. Ayers (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Randolph to designate a check-off on its tax bills. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
S.24 SD.1986 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 24) of Brian A. Joyce, Bruce J. Ayers, Mark J. Cusack and Walter F. Timilty (by vote of the town) for legislation to amend the charter of the town of Randolph. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
S.78 SD.9 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 78) of Brian A. Joyce, Barbara L'Italien and Jonathan Hecht for legislation to create and authorize level iv behavioral treatment interventions. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.79 SD.10 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 79) of Brian A. Joyce, Tom Sannicandro, Carolyn C. Dykema, Barbara L'Italien and others for legislation to create a special commission on behavior modification. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.80 SD.11 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 80) of Brian A. Joyce, Tom Sannicandro, Paul McMurtry, Sean Garballey and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the humane treatment of disabled persons. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.114 SD.12 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 114) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to regulate franchise agreements. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.115 SD.19 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 115) of Brian A. Joyce and Antonio F. D. Cabral for legislation to ensure responsible bond issuance in the Commonwealth. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.156 SD.13 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 156) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation relative to fair fines to increase local revenue. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.157 SD.647 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 157) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation relative to liability insurance for licensed site professionals. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.216 SD.1263 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 216) of Brian A. Joyce, Antonio F. D. Cabral, Chris Walsh, Claire D. Cronin and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a municipal bond bank. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.299 SD.28 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 299) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to establish school nutrition education classes. Education.
S.434 SD.26 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 434) of Brian A. Joyce, William N. Brownsberger and Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to prohibit polystyrene packaging by 2017. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.435 SD.27 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 435) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to prohibit polystyrene packaging by 2017. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.436 SD.1296 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 436) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to create a working group to study recyclable alternatives to polystyrene. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.507 SD.17 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 507) of Brian A. Joyce, Claire D. Cronin, Chris Walsh and Richard J. Ross for legislation to improve safety at automated teller machines. Financial Services.
S.508 SD.18 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 508) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to create a commission to study automated teller machine safety. Financial Services.
S.509 SD.29 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 509) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to increase transparency at mutual banks, co-operative banks and credit unions. Financial Services.
S.510 SD.623 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 510) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation related to insurer reserve requirements. Financial Services.
S.596 SD.14 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 596) of Brian A. Joyce and Claire D. Cronin for legislation to safeguard consumer parity rights. Health Care Financing.
S.597 SD.1225 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 597) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to safeguard access to patient medical records. Health Care Financing.
S.707 SD.210 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 707) of Brian A. Joyce and Joan B. Lovely for legislation to clarify condominium priority liens. Housing.
S.846 SD.30 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 846) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to require police notification to certain neighbors of level 2 sex offenders. The Judiciary.
S.847 SD.31 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 847) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to mandate that offenses for which a pardon has been granted be expunged from criminal offender record information reports. The Judiciary.
S.848 SD.32 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 848) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation relative to spousal immunity. The Judiciary.
S.849 SD.65 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 849) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to remove the requirement to provide notice to the department of mental health of a license granted to a guardian to sell real estate. The Judiciary.
S.850 SD.653 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 850) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to allow for increased efficiencies in judicial administration. The Judiciary.
S.984 SD.33 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 984) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to prevent discrimination based on veteran's status. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.985 SD.34 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 985) of Brian A. Joyce and James Arciero for legislation relative to private construction contracts. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.986 SD.35 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 986) of Brian A. Joyce and James Arciero for legislation relative to health and safety on public construction projects. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.987 SD.1129 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 987) of Brian A. Joyce, Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Michelle M. DuBois and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure an adequate living wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1034 SD.15 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1034) of Brian A. Joyce, Claire D. Cronin, John F. Keenan, Elizabeth A. Malia and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure parity for mental health and substance abuse treatment. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1035 SD.1757 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1035) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation relative to the drug Salvinorin. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1036 SD.1759 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1036) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to define methylenedioxy methamphetamine. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1037 SD.1760 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1037) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to update the definition of cocaine. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1038 SD.1761 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1038) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to update the drug Class A schedule. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1086 SD.36 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1086) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation relative to prohibiting the use or sale of polystyrene packaging. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1157 SD.16 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1157) of Brian A. Joyce and Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation to prevent sudden cardiac arrest. Public Health.
S.1158 SD.641 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1158) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation relative to liability for genetically engineered food. Public Health.
S.1159 SD.1268 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1159) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation regarding notification of patient observation status. Public Health.
S.1378 SD.495 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1378) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation relative to the retirement options of certain educational personnel. Public Service.
S.1379 SD.504 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1379) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to authorize creditable service for certain public higher education faculty and professional employees. Public Service.
S.1380 SD.1890 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1380) of Brian A. Joyce and Donald H. Wong for legislation to ensure continued public retiree healthcare benefits. Public Service.
S.1496 SD.579 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1496) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to abolish the sting tax. Revenue.
S.1497 SD.581 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1497) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to expand senior tax reductions for volunteer services. Revenue.
S.1498 SD.583 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1498) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation relative to contributions to 401(k) by self-employed persons. Revenue.
S.1499 SD.584 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1499) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to create the Borderland State Park trust fund. Revenue.
S.1500 SD.585 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1500) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation relative to homeowners associations. Revenue.
S.1501 SD.586 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1501) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to impose an excise on the use of plastic carryout bags in certain stores. Revenue.
S.1666 SD.587 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1666) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to authorize the leasing of the Leo J. Martin memorial golf course. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1667 SD.588 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1667) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to provide the Commonwealth with greater flexibility in public contracting. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1668 SD.590 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1668) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to authorize the leasing of Ponkapoag Golf Course. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1669 SD.593 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1669) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to create flexibility in contracting for public construction. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1670 SD.1259 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1670) of Brian A. Joyce, Claire D. Cronin and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to establish the Massachusetts Economic and Financial Advisory Council. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1671 SD.1267 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1671) of Brian A. Joyce, Carolyn C. Dykema, Claire D. Cronin, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to create a commission to examine best borrowing practices. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1672 SD.1817 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1672) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to create a commission to examine accessibility for persons with disabilities in public buildings. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1772 SD.618 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1772) of Brian A. Joyce, Chris Walsh, Jason M. Lewis and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to on-site combined heat and power facilities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1773 SD.621 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1773) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to regulate the establishment of municipal lighting plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1774 SD.1271 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1774) of Brian A. Joyce, Chris Walsh, Jay D. Livingstone, Frank I. Smizik and other members of the General Court for legislation to fuel job creation through energy efficiency. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1775 SD.1416 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1775) of Brian A. Joyce, Denise Provost, Chris Walsh, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to a microgrid pilot program. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1840 SD.622 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1840) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to professionalize the delivery of core services at the registry of motor vehicles. Transportation.
S.1841 SD.643 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1841) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation relative to autonomous vehicles. Transportation.
S.1942 Senate, Monday, June 15, 2015 – New draft (Senator Joyce) to Senate bill amending the town charter for the town of Randolph, (Senate, No. 24).
S.1977 SD.2115 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1977) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Brian A. Joyce and Mark J. Cusack for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Kenneth Bascomb, an employee of the Massachusetts Department of Correction. Public Service.
S.1987 SD.2173 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1987) of Brian A. Joyce and Walter F. Timilty (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to the town administrator in the town of Milton. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
S.1991 SD.2177 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1991) of Brian A. Joyce and Walter F. Timilty (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Milton to issue an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises of a certain restaurant. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
S.1992 SD.2178 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1992) of Brian A. Joyce and Walter F. Timilty (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Milton to establish a special purpose stabilization fund. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2001 SD.2209 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2001) of Brian A. Joyce and Walter F. Timilty (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to a quorum of a public body in the town of Milton. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2029 HD.2483 By Representative O’Day of West Boylston and Senator Joyce, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2029) of James J. O’Day, Brian A. Joyce and others that hospitals be required to provide certain patients in inpatient or observation status oral and written notice of such placement. Public Health.
S.2039 Senate, November 2, 2015 – Text of the Senate amendment (Senator Joyce) to the House Bill authorizing the town of Stoughton to grant 6 licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises (House, No. 3695).
S.2051 Substituted as a new draft (Senator Joyce) for the Senate Bill authorizing the town of Milton to issue an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises of a certain restaurant (Senate, No. 1991)
S.2071 Senate, Wednesday, November 25, 2015 -- Text of the further Senate amendment (Senator Joyce) to the House Bill authorizing the town of Stoughton to grant 6 licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises (House, No. 3695).
S.2072 SD.2306 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2072) of Brian A. Joyce and Michelle M. DuBois for legislation to authorize the town of West Bridgewater to grant 2 additional license for the sale of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2112 SD.2399 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2112) of Brian A. Joyce, Daniel Cullinane and Walter F. Timilty (by vote of the town) for legislation to increase the membership of the Board of Selectmen of the town of Milton from three to five members. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2173 SD.2364 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2173) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Brian A. Joyce, William C. Galvin and Louis L. Kafka for legislation relative to the conveyance of certain lands in Stoughton. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2292 Senate, May 12, 2016 -- Substituted as new draft (Senator Joyce) for the Senate Bill authorizing one additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises and one additional license for the sale of an all alcoholic beverages to be drunk off the premises in the town of West Bridgewater (Senate, No. 2072).
H.2681 HD.96 By Representative Smizik of Brookline and Senator Joyce, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2681) of Frank I. Smizik, James B. Eldridge and Brian A. Joyce relative to the renewable energy property tax exemption. Revenue.
SD.1958 By Mr. Joyce (by request), a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Laura Russell for legislation relative to informed consent to the use of dental amalgam. Public Health. This bill is by request. *
SD.1959 By Mr. Joyce (by request), a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Richard Regan for legislation relative to motor vehicle homicide sentencing. The Judiciary. This bill is by request. *
SD.1960 By Mr. Joyce (by request), a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael Hyde for legislation relative to wire-tapping in the Commonwealth. The Judiciary. This bill is by request. *
SD.1961 By Mr. Joyce (by request), a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Patrick VanTyle for legislation relative to adult motorcycle helmet choice. Transportation. This bill is by request. *
S.845 SD.20 By Mr. Joyce (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 845) of Amy Weinstein for legislation relative to the custody of minors. The Judiciary. This bill is by request. *
* — indicates bill is by request.