Bill Docket Bill Title
HD3727 By Mr. Dooley of Norfolk, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Shawn Dooley and others relative to "Group 4" eligibility. Public Service.
S.67 SD1220 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 67) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Daniel J. Ryan, Benjamin Swan, Daniel J. Hunt and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to special education evaluation and referral. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.69 HD457 By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 69) of F. Jay Barrows and others for legislation to establish a substance screening program within the Department of Transitional Assistance. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.70 HD1595 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 70) 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.
S.72 SD752 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 72) of Ryan C. Fattman and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish a plan to ensure the educational stability of foster children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.73 SD755 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 73) of Ryan C. Fattman, Bruce E. Tarr and Kevin J. Kuros for legislation to create an electronic backpack for foster children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.75 SD542 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 75) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Marjorie C. Decker, Steven S. Howitt and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the re-homing of children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.84 SD1484 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 84) of Barbara L'Italien, Jason M. Lewis, James J. O'Day, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to create an interagency child abuse and neglect prevention task force. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.88 HD2460 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 88) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to the suspension of benefits by the Department of Transitional Assistance for persons convicted of certain crimes against the person. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.89 SD551 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 89) of Joan B. Lovely, Dennis A. Rosa, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court relative to cueing and supervision in the personal care attendant program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.90 SD289 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 90) of Thomas M. McGee, Paul J. Donato, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, RoseLee Vincent and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to foster care children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.92 HD3003 By Mrs. Harrington of Groton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 92) of Sheila C. Harrington and others relative to the care and protection of children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.97 SD224 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 97) of Marc R. Pacheco for legislation relative to mandated reporters. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.99 SD1851 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 99) of Richard J. Ross, Shawn Dooley, Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr., Leonard Mirra and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to prevention of EBT fraud. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.111 SD701 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 111) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Jason M. Lewis and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the creation of low profit limited liability company small businesses. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.111 HD2434 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 111) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to reducing injury to individuals in the care and custody of the staff of the Department of Youth Services and to the staff of the department. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.118 SD404 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 118) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to safeguard municipal permitting. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.119 HD231 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 119) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to develop housing plans for families, with minor children, who are being evicted from publicly subsidized housing. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.120 SD1516 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 120) of Richard J. Ross and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to establish senior citizen safety zones. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.138 HD2163 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 138) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to the creation and maintenance of a searchable public online database of sites available for development in cities and towns. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.154 SD189 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 154) of Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Viriato M. deMacedo and others for legislation to reduce lottery littering. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.185 SD1521 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 185) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for legislation to increase penalties for certain minors involved in the attempt to purchase or consume alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.203 HD701 By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 203) of Steven S. Howitt and others relative to the displaying of motor fuel prices based on the method of payment. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.219 SD642 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 219) of Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Ruth B. Balser, James J. O'Day and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote local economic development. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.219 HD2257 By Messrs. Kuros of Uxbridge and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 219) of Kevin J. Kuros, Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to a establish a "second chance" lottery to help address the problem of lottery ticket litter. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.220 SD646 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 220) of Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore, Chris Walsh, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to market prioritized development sites. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.225 SD543 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 225) of Michael O. Moore, Jose F. Tosado, Leah Cole, Timothy R. Whelan and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a meals tax holiday. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.236 HD2907 By Mr. Mirra of West Newbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 236) of Leonard Mirra and others that the Division of Professional Licensure amend the Uniform State Plumbing Code and associated regulations to include a category of agricultural buildings and operations. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.245 HD1785 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 245) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.251 SD400 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 251) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Linda Dorcena Forry, Mary S. Keefe, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to dropout prevention and recovery. Education.
S.258 SD955 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 258) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund, Bruce E. Tarr and James M. Cantwell relative to mandating a curriculum in the public schools on personal financial literacy. Education.
S.259 SD1371 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 259) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Mathew Muratore, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and others for legislation relative to protecting student witnesses. Education.
S.261 SD580 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 261) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Edward F. Coppinger, Thomas J. Calter, Timothy R. Madden and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve literacy skills. Education.
S.264 SD1247 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 264) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Daniel J. Ryan, Benjamin Swan, Jay D. Livingstone and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to special education funding. Education.
S.275 SD1343 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 275) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Robert M. Koczera, Barbara L'Italien, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to high school financial literacy education. Education.
S.279 SD987 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 279) of James B. Eldridge, Chris Walsh, Denise Provost, Aaron Vega and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to financial literacy in schools. Education.
S.284 SD808 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 284) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Brian A. Joyce, Michael O. Moore, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to preventing adolescent substance abuse by expanding SBIRT. Education.
S.301 SD1632 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 301) of John F. Keenan, Tackey Chan, Mathew Muratore, Eileen M. Donoghue and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase parental awareness of opiate abuse risks. Education.
H.302 HD1377 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 302) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to authorize the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development to establish a local economic development assistance program. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.304 SD1211 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 304) of Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Tom Sannicandro, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to strengthening the evaluation process for proposed new charter schools. Education.
H.307 HD449 By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 307) 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.308 HD1602 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 308) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to make and investigation and study to determine whether there are sufficient and appropriate services for low incidence students with disabilities. Education.
S.325 SD222 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 325) of Marc R. Pacheco, Bruce E. Tarr, Michael D. Brady, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a special commission relative to digital textbooks. Education.
H.329 HD2267 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 329) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to the formula for district reimbursement through the special education circuit breaker. Education.
H.330 HD2269 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 330) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to establishing an insurance program for municipalities in relation to special education costs. Education.
S.330 SD1533 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 330) of Richard J. Ross, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and Viriato M. deMacedo for legislation relative to the definition of students enrolled in special education classes inside and outside of school districts. Education.
S.331 SD1535 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 331) of Richard J. Ross, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and Viriato M. deMacedo for legislation to reduce paperwork within the department of elementary and secondary education. Education.
H.340 HD1471 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 340) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to providing a public education system of sufficient quality. Education.
H.344 HD3069 By Representative DiZoglio of Methuen and Senator O'Connor Ives, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 344) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to substance abuse education in public schools. Education.
H.345 HD3529 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 345) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to financial literacy programs in schools. Education.
H.346 HD3549 By Representatives DiZoglio of Methuen and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 346) of Diana DiZoglio and others for legislation to require the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to develop a civic education curriculum to be included within the history and/or social science curriculum. Education.
H.349 HD2636 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 349) of Peter J. Durant and others establishing a personal financial literacy curriculum in schools. Education.
H.351 HD1609 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 351) of James J. Dwyer and others for legislation to establish a educational mandate working group. Education.
S.351 SD1298 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 351) of Harriette L. Chandler, Barbara L'Italien, Michael O. Moore, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a special commission on institutional long term care. Elder Affairs.
H.352 HD1614 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 352) of James J. Dwyer and others for legislation to impose a moratorium on new mandated education pograms and expenses. Education.
S.356 SD699 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 356) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Dennis A. Rosa, Colleen M. Garry, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote equal choice a cost savings in health care. Elder Affairs.
H.357 HD2710 By Mr. Fennell of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 357) of Robert F. Fennell and others relative to dress codes in public schools. Education.
S.367 SD148 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 367) of Michael F. Rush, Stephen L. DiNatale, Josh S. Cutler, Dennis A. Rosa and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the adopt a senior program. Elder Affairs.
S.372 SD47 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 372) of Daniel A. Wolf, Sarah K. Peake, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to spouses as caregivers. Elder Affairs.
S.378 SD950 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 378) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Elizabeth A. Poirier, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court relative to establishing voter identification procedures. Election Laws.
S.383 SD1299 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 383) of Ryan C. Fattman and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to contribution fairness. Election Laws.
S.389 SD1543 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 389) of Richard J. Ross, Shawn Dooley, Leonard Mirra, Stephen L. DiNatale and other members of the General Court for legislation to require photo identification to receive a ballot. Election Laws.
S.390 SD1547 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 390) of Richard J. Ross, Shawn Dooley, Robert L. Hedlund, Viriato M. deMacedo and others for legislation relative to campaign finance during special elections. Election Laws.
S.396 SD947 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 396) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Elizabeth A. Poirier, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others relative to protecting, preserving, and increasing access to family camping. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.400 HD2256 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 400) of Bradford R. Hill and others relative to the foundation funding of special education. Education.
H.401 HD2261 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 401) of Bradford R. Hill and others that costs associated with special education follow students upon the change of school districts in mid year. Education.
H.402 HD2263 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 402) of Bradford R. Hill and others that current employee and retiree health care costs shall be included in the calculation of the foundation budget for school districts. Education.
H.403 HD2273 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 403) of Bradford R. Hill and others relative to total amounts distributed to cities and town for the purpose of education. Education.
H.408 HD2325 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 408) of Randy Hunt and others relative to parental notification for out-of-school-district counseling referrals. Education.
S.411 SD995 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 411) of Anne M. Gobi, Paul A. Schmid, III, Bruce E. Tarr, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Veterans and Warriors to Agriculture Program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.419 SD1081 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 419) of Anne M. Gobi, James B. Eldridge, Ellen Story, Stephen Kulik and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the distribution of raw milk. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.427 SD782 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 427) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the use of crossbows in hunting. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.428 SD1540 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 428) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr and Paul R. Heroux for legislation relative to firearms and recreational vehicles. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.440 SD648 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 440) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Josh S. Cutler, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.445 HD2226 By Messrs. Muradian of Grafton and Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 445) of David K. Muradian, Jr., Bradford R. Hill and others relative to special education funding. Education.
S.446 SD447 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 446) of Michael O. Moore, Timothy R. Madden, Brian R. Mannal, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the enforcement of illegal hunting practices. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.447 SD449 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 447) of Michael O. Moore, Mary S. Keefe, Chris Walsh, Timothy R. Madden and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to hunting with Unmanned Aerial Systems. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.450 HD2040 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 450) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for legislation to provide reimbursements for certain informational technology enhancements in compliance with the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career. Education.
H.451 HD3311 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 451) of Keiko M. Orrall and others relative to the implementation or use of partnership for assessment for readiness for college and career assessments. Education.
S.454 SD229 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 454) of Marc R. Pacheco, Patricia A. Haddad, Peter V. Kocot, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court lfor legislation relative to recycling. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.455 SD231 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 455) of Marc R. Pacheco, Patricia A. Haddad and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to provide funding for clean energy and energy efficiency measures for the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.487 HD80 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 487) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to include transportation costs in the special education reimbursement program. Education.
S.505 SD624 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 505) of Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross, Viriato M. deMacedo, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for legislation to protect abandoned property owners. Financial Services.
H.505 HD1165 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 505) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to increase the state reimbursements for special education costs. Education.
H.510 HD1098 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 510) of Timothy R. Whelan and others relative to the regional school transportation reimbursement fund. Education.
S.520 SD454 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 520) of Joan B. Lovely, Cynthia S. Creem, Bradford R. Hill, James E. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide health insurance coverage for scalp hair prosthesis. Financial Services.
H.521 HD664 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 521) of Jonathan Hecht and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) on institutional long term care. Elder Affairs.
H.522 HD3228 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 522) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to prevent and respond to bullying of elderly and disabled residents of public or privately-owned subsidized multifamily housing developments. Elder Affairs.
S.529 SD467 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 529) of Michael O. Moore, Timothy R. Whelan, Chris Walsh, Bruce E. Tarr and others for legislation relative to telemedicine. Financial Services.
H.531 HD936 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 531) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to provide for the establishment of senior citizen safety zones in cities and towns. Elder Affairs.
H.549 HD2646 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 549) of Diana DiZoglio and others that public school students of voting age be instructed on the voter registration process and provided access to voter registration forms. Election Laws.
S.552 SD1708 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 552) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to modernize the credit union laws. Financial Services.
H.564 HD2268 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 564) of Bradford R. Hill and others for legislation to require applicants for voter registration to show proof of identification. Election Laws.
H.574 HD697 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 574) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to ensuring secure voting equipment. Election Laws.
S.598 SD1820 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 598) of John F. Keenan, James B. Eldridge, Thomas M. McGee, Brendan P. Crighton and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to hospital closures and health planning. Health Care Financing.
S.603 SD1377 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 603) of Eric P. Lesser, Bruce E. Tarr, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the accessibility and affordability of naloxone and other pharmaceutical drugs of public health concern. Health Care Financing.
S.631 SD1553 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 631) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to health insurance penalties. Health Care Financing.
H.651 HD2233 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 651) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the management of low lands and swamps to control of tick-borne illness. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.656 HD2340 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 656) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to provide for a capital outlay program of maintenance and improvements to municipal drinking, waste and storm water infrastructure assets. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.657 HD2568 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 657) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish a sustainable water resource fund to mitigate water shortages. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.657 SD1208 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 657) of Eileen M. Donoghue, James B. Eldridge, Anne M. Gobi, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to expanding the community college workforce training incentive program. Higher Education.
H.658 HD3221 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 658) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others that the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife promulgate regulations relative to wildlife and management of natural and water resources. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.658 SD1240 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 658) of Eileen M. Donoghue, James B. Eldridge, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for an investigation and study into expanding targeted student loan forgiveness programs. Higher Education.
H.670 HD1583 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 670) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others relative to establishing the Designated Port Area Fund for the improvement of existing commercial and marine industrial infrastructures. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.691 HD2765 By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 691) of Steven S. Howitt and others relative to the installation of septic tank pipes. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.704 SD663 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 704) of Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Richard J. Ross and David F. DeCoste for legislation relative to 40B use restrictions. Housing.
S.709 SD442 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 709) of Joan B. Lovely, Bradford R. Hill, Leah Cole, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a commission to study ways to prevent bullying of tenants in public and subsidized multi-family housing. Housing.
H.710 HD2032 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 710) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to conservation restrictions and agricultural preservation restrictions providing non-development covenants on land. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.711 HD2034 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 711) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish a state meat inspection program and enhance the meat and poultry slaughter and processing infrastructure in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.712 HD2053 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 712) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to promote farm viability. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.717 SD1848 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 717) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to enhanced housing authority screening. Housing.
H.731 HD2007 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 731) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for legislation to establish an advisory committee on the protection of honeybees in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.786 HD789 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 786) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the effect of certain behavioral health disorders on certain disability insurance policies. Financial Services.
S.789 SD921 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 789) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to protect certain persons rendering emergency care from liability. The Judiciary.
S.790 SD946 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 790) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Mathew Muratore, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to include certain compounds in the classification of controlled substances. The Judiciary.
S.791 SD958 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 791) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Elizabeth A. Poirier, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others relative to mandatory sentences for committing assaults on a law enforcement officers. The Judiciary.
S.792 SD960 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 792) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Mathew Muratore, Bruce E. Tarr and Donald F. Humason, Jr. relative to prohibiting theft or embezzlement from nonprofit or charitable organizations. The Judiciary.
H.792 HD2912 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 792) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to provide transparency in the data contained in the payer and provider claims database. Financial Services.
S.793 SD1765 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 793) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Timothy R. Whelan, Susan Williams Gifford, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify procedures for the custodial protection by law enforcement and court officials of a child requiring assistance. The Judiciary.
S.794 SD1766 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 794) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Mathew Muratore, Thomas J. Calter, Susan Williams Gifford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to naming the Plymouth Trial Court in honor of Senate President Therese Murray. The Judiciary.
S.797 SD1261 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 797) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Daniel J. Hunt, Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr., Daniel J. Ryan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to asset forfeiture. The Judiciary.
S.801 SD1841 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 801) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr., James J. Dwyer, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court relative to the emergency administration of certain overdose prevention drugs. The Judiciary.
H.810 HD1188 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 810) of James M. Cantwell and others that the Commissioner of Insurance be directed to make a bi-annual investigation relative to flood insurance rates. Financial Services.
H.814 HD3414 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 814) of James M. Cantwell and others for legislation to direct the Attorney General to provide for a study of the methodology used to promulgate new flood insurance rate maps through the National Flood Insurance Program. Financial Services.
S.820 SD412 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 820) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael O. Moore, Kimberly N. Ferguson and others for legislation to prevent intimidation in all courts of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
S.823 SD754 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 823) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to vehicular homicide while driving under the influence. The Judiciary.
S.824 SD769 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 824) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Denise Provost, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the penalties for corporate manslaughter. The Judiciary.
H.832 HD745 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 832) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to vehicle insurance surcharges. Financial Services.
S.834 SD1061 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 834) of Anne M. Gobi, Sal N. DiDomenico, James E. Timilty, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Child-Centered Family Law. The Judiciary.
S.837 SD186 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 837) of Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross, Viriato M. deMacedo, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for legislation relative to littering fines. The Judiciary.
S.838 SD187 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 838) of Robert L. Hedlund, James M. Cantwell, Richard J. Ross, Viriato M. deMacedo and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to police pursuits. The Judiciary.
H.840 HD2945 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 840) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the reporting of credit transactions of consumers by financial or consumer lending institutions following bankruptcies. Financial Services.
S.841 SD1655 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 841) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr and Viriato M. deMacedo for legislation to further regulate name changes of registered sex offenders. The Judiciary.
S.862 SD455 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 862) of Joan B. Lovely, Bradford R. Hill, Theodore C. Speliotis, Brian M. Ashe and others for legislation to prohibit falsification or impersonation of an emergency medical technician or paramedic. The Judiciary.
S.878 SD1735 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 878) of Mark C. Montigny, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect health and safety of animals in vehicles. The Judiciary.
S.881 SD445 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 881) of Michael O. Moore, Chris Walsh, Brian M. Ashe, Bruce E. Tarr and others for legislation to allow local wetlands bylaw decisions to be appealed in court. The Judiciary.
S.883 SD510 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 883) of Michael O. Moore, Jason M. Lewis, Bruce E. Tarr and Paul K. Frost for legislation relative to the interception of wire and oral communications. The Judiciary.
S.884 SD511 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 884) of Michael O. Moore and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the definition of attempt in criminal cases. The Judiciary.
S.890 SD1556 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 890) of Richard J. Ross, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Leonard Mirra, Angelo M. Scaccia and other members of the General Court for legislation to require that eminent domain takings be for public use purposes and defining the term public use. The Judiciary.
S.891 SD1562 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 891) of Richard J. Ross, Thomas J. Calter, Robert L. Hedlund and Viriato M. deMacedo for legislation relative to the unsealing of records. The Judiciary.
S.893 SD1571 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 893) of Richard J. Ross, Leonard Mirra, Robert L. Hedlund and Viriato M. deMacedo for legislation relative to employee records. The Judiciary.
S.894 SD1586 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 894) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to sex offender classification. The Judiciary.
S.899 SD406 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 899) of Michael F. Rush, Michael O. Moore and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to prohibit solicitation of a felony. The Judiciary.
S.963 SD973 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 963) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for legislation to provide treble damages to employees for employer violations of certain labor laws. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.964 SD975 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 964) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Bruce E. Tarr and Robert L. Hedlund relative to the payment of wages. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.965 HD1107 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 965) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to compare total health care spending with projected single payer health care system spending. Health Care Financing.
H.966 HD1658 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 966) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to preserving eligibility for the PACE program and certain waivered services. Health Care Financing.
H.968 HD1876 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 968) of Jennifer E. Benson and others that the Office of Medicaid establish a bundled payment pilot program. Health Care Financing.
H.970 HD2155 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 970) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to public health, substance abuse, treatment and opioids and accessible substance abuse treatment for all. Health Care Financing.
S.977 SD935 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 977) of Anne M. Gobi, Gailanne M. Cariddi, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit disciplinary actions by employers on employees serving as volunteer emergency responders. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.978 SD180 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 978) of Robert L. Hedlund, James M. Cantwell, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Viriato M. deMacedo and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to youth sports referees. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.979 SD1501 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 979) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation relative to seasonal employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.980 SD1509 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 980) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation to clarify earned paid sick time. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.981 HD3502 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 981) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to the financial impact of the costs associated with the Health Connector and compliance with the Affordable Care Act. Health Care Financing.
H.995 HD3206 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 995) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to permit spouses to provide adult foster care. Health Care Financing.
H.996 HD286 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 996) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the payment and preservation of beds in nursing home facilities for recipients of MassHealth benefits. Health Care Financing.
S.1001 SD824 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1001) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Brian A. Joyce, Daniel A. Wolf, Marc R. Pacheco and others for legislation relative to the pooling of tips. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1004 SD1692 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1004) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Bruce E. Tarr and Steven S. Howitt for legislation to clarify the earned sick time ballot question. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1033 SD1798 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1033) of Robert L. Hedlund, Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Viriato M. deMacedo and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a commission to investigate state licensed addiction treatment centers. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1039 HD1067 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1039) of Daniel M. Donahue and others for legislation to create a fiscal incentive program for veterans to pursue degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Higher Education.
S.1040 SD1131 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1040) of John F. Keenan, Josh S. Cutler, James M. Cantwell, Robert M. Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation to create patient choice and education in the dispensing of opiate drugs. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1042 HD195 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1042) of Sean Garballey and others relative to establishing the Great State of Mind Scholarship Program. Higher Education.
S.1042 SD1739 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1042) of John F. Keenan, James M. Cantwell, Daniel A. Wolf, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to responsible stewardship by drug manufacturers. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1049 SD503 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1049) of Michael O. Moore, Jose F. Tosado, Leonard Mirra, Timothy R. Whelan and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate synthetic heroin. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1070 SD1285 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1070) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Jason M. Lewis, Daniel A. Wolf, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish community benefit districts. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1072 SD902 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1072) of James B. Eldridge, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Jason M. Lewis, Susan Williams Gifford and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect abandoned animals in vacant properties. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1085 SD1231 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1085) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jason M. Lewis, Paul Tucker, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen the enforcement of certain dog laws. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1089 SD351 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1089) of Jason M. Lewis, Michael S. Day, Jennifer E. Benson, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation to support municipal fiscal stability through a special education stabilization fund. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1091 HD1598 By Mr. DeCoste of Norwell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1091) of David F. DeCoste and others for legislation to clarify the definition of affordable housing to include mobile homes. Housing.
S.1103 SD974 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1103) of Karen E. Spilka, Timothy R. Madden, Josh S. Cutler, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animals during pet sales. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1103 HD2209 By Ms. Gifford of Wareham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1103) of Susan Williams Gifford and others relative to the definition of low and moderate income housing. Housing.
H.1105 HD410 By Representative Hecht of Watertown and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 1105) of Jonathan Hecht and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the need for accessible homes for the elderly, returning veterans with disabilities, and families that include persons with disabilities. Housing.
S.1118 SD1148 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1118) of Harriette L. Chandler, Chris Walsh, Bruce E. Tarr, Carmine L. Gentile and others for legislation to establish an advanced dental hygiene practitioner level of practice. Public Health.
S.1125 SD1530 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1125) of Harriette L. Chandler, John W. Scibak, Sal N. DiDomenico, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the enhanced management of early childhood caries among MassHealth patients. Public Health.
H.1146 HD1171 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1146) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to include Section 8 housing vouchers as an affordable housing type. Housing.
S.1149 SD680 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1149) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Claire D. Cronin, Kimberly N. Ferguson, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the closing of hospital essential services. Public Health.
S.1153 SD771 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1153) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Harriette L. Chandler, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to CARE. Public Health.
S.1154 SD1098 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1154) of Anne M. Gobi, Jason M. Lewis, Bruce E. Tarr, Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to the use of interactive audio, video or other electronic media for the purpose of medical diagnosis, consultation or treatment. Public Health.
S.1181 SD560 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1181) of Joan B. Lovely, James J. Dwyer, Dennis A. Rosa, Colleen M. Garry and other members of the General Court relative to providing for a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants. Public Health.
S.1194 SD453 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1194) of Michael O. Moore, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Timothy R. Whelan, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to restricting the marketing of other tobacco products. Public Health.
H.1199 HD1225 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1199) of Michael D. Brady and others for legislation to require that assault and battery of a police officer responding to criminal activity be prosecuted as a felony. The Judiciary.
H.1216 HD2251 By Representative Calter of Kingston and Senator DeMacedo, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1216) of Thomas J. Calter, Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to increasing penalties for hit and runs with recreational vehicles. The Judiciary.
H.1217 HD2258 By Representative Calter of Kingston and Senator DeMacedo, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1217) of Thomas J. Calter, Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to the penalty for knowingly colliding with and leaving the scene of a snow or recreation vehicle accident that results in causing bodily injury resulting in death. The Judiciary.
S.1218 SD422 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1218) of Michael F. Rush, Michael O. Moore, Paul McMurtry, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to liability protection for disaster volunteers. Public Health.
H.1219 HD2286 By Representative Calter of Kingston and Senator DeMacedo, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1219) of Thomas J. Calter, Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others for legislation to reformat the drunk driving laws. The Judiciary.
H.1220 HD347 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1220) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases. The Judiciary.
S.1221 SD1037 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1221) of Karen E. Spilka, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Carolyn C. Dykema, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to create an advance directives registry. Public Health.
H.1235 HD1846 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1235) of Tackey Chan and others for legislation to regulate sex offender registration in the 21st century. The Judiciary.
H.1236 HD1849 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1236) of Tackey Chan and others for legislation relative to juvenile intimidation of witnesses, jurors and persons furnishing information in connection with criminal proceedings. The Judiciary.
S.1253 SD1372 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1253) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Anne M. Gobi, Bruce E. Tarr and Brian M. Ashe for legislation to increase the penalties for the illegal possession of firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1253 HD267 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1253) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to the penalty for failure to stop operating a motor vehicle when being pursued by a police officer. The Judiciary.
H.1261 HD1007 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1261) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to great-grandparent visitation rights of certain minor children. The Judiciary.
S.1261 SD753 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1261) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Mark J. Cusack, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to police pursuits in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1267 SD1532 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1267) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Geoff Diehl, Viriato M. deMacedo, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equitable firearm license fees. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1269 SD1559 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1269) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo and Todd M. Smola for legislation relative to non-resident firearm license fees. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1271 SD1581 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1271) of Donald F. Humason, Jr. and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to suppressors. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1273 HD1323 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1273) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to confining animals in a motor vehicle. The Judiciary.
H.1274 HD1521 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Hedlund, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1274) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to establish a penalty for the mistreatment of elephants. The Judiciary.
H.1275 HD1935 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Lewis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1275) of Lori A. Ehrlich, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to prevent trafficking in ivory and rhino horns. The Judiciary.
S.1283 SD348 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1283) of Thomas M. McGee, Brian M. Ashe, Paul R. Heroux, Bruce E. Tarr and others for legislation to provide for HIV testing for at risk police officers. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1293 SD1580 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1293) of Richard J. Ross and Viriato M. deMacedo for legislation to create a commission to study the effectiveness of a drug dealer registry in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1294 SD1582 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1294) of Richard J. Ross and Viriato M. deMacedo for legislation to create a drug dealer registry in the commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1340 HD2451 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1340) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to parental rights and child survivors of homicide. The Judiciary.
H.1369 HD238 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1369) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to recidivism reducing program reporting by the Department of Correction. The Judiciary.
H.1375 HD2229 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1375) of Bradford R. Hill and others relative to holding habitual, violent offenders responsible for simultaneous crimes. The Judiciary.
H.1376 HD2230 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1376) of Bradford R. Hill and others relative to certain habitual offenders. The Judiciary.
H.1378 HD2240 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1378) of Bradford R. Hill and others relative to notices to notaries public and justices of the peace prior to the expiration of their commissions. The Judiciary.
S.1402 SD489 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1402) of Michael O. Moore, Brian M. Ashe, Bruce E. Tarr, Paul K. Frost and others for legislation to provide for an early retirement incentive for state employees. Public Service.
S.1409 SD313 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1409) of Marc R. Pacheco and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to corrections officers injured in the line of duty. Public Service.
S.1422 SD1854 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1422) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to pension fund performance and accountability. Public Service.
S.1461 SD957 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1461) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Mathew Muratore, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and others for legislation to authorize tax free contributions to a trust for the care of incapacitated parents or guardians. Revenue.
S.1468 SD1202 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1468) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Thomas A. Golden, Jr., Paul W. Mark, Aaron Vega and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to building real incentives for college savings. Revenue.
S.1469 SD1316 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1469) of Eileen M. Donoghue, James B. Eldridge, Leonard Mirra, Bruce E. Tarr and others for legislation to encourage employee student loan assistance. Revenue.
S.1470 SD1402 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1470) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Harriette L. Chandler, Robert M. Koczera, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to access to capital for business growth in economically distressed communities. Revenue.
H.1472 HD3269 By Mr. Lyons of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1472) of James J. Lyons, Jr. and others for legislation to increase penalties for heroin trafficking. The Judiciary.
H.1477 HD1117 By Mr. Mannal of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1477) of Brian R. Mannal and others for legislation to establish a penalty for the mistreatment of elephants. The Judiciary.
S.1486 SD188 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1486) of Robert L. Hedlund, James M. Cantwell, Richard J. Ross, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court relative to repealing the sales tax on the sale of boats built or rebuilt in the Commonwealth. Revenue.
S.1487 SD200 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1487) of Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Viriato M. deMacedo and others for legislation to provide equitable cellular phone taxation. Revenue.
S.1488 SD1541 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1488) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Josh S. Cutler, Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to gun safe tax deductions. Revenue.
S.1489 SD1576 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1489) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation relative to increasing transparency of taxpayers rights. Revenue.
S.1490 SD1584 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1490) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Viriato M. deMacedo, Bruce E. Tarr and Todd M. Smola for legislation relative to Tax Exemptions on Gun Safes and Trigger Locks. Revenue.
S.1491 SD1603 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1491) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation to improve tax administration processes in the Commonwealth. Revenue.
H.1492 HD874 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1492) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the donations of leftover food by restaurants and cafeterias. The Judiciary.
S.1492 SD1645 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1492) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation to establish a municipal gas tax reimbursement. Revenue.
S.1493 SD1679 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1493) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr and Viriato M. deMacedo for legislation relative to gas tax reimbursement for Massachusetts Turnpike toll payers. Revenue.
S.1494 SD727 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1494) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael O. Moore, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the property tax deferral for seniors. Revenue.
H.1500 HD2215 By Mr. Muradian of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1500) of David K. Muradian, Jr. and others relative to the indemnification of certain persons from civil proceedings for injuries or deaths of persons unlawfully entering their dwelling. The Judiciary.
H.1511 HD2678 By Mr. Nangle of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1511) of David M. Nangle and others relative to the crime of intentionally obstructing vehicular of pedestrian traffic upon a public way. The Judiciary.
S.1527 SD539 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1527) of Michael O. Moore, Leonard Mirra, Timothy R. Whelan, Leah Cole and other members of the General Court for legislation to automatically reduce the sales tax if certain revenue growth is exceeded. Revenue.
H.1531 HD1776 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1531) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy. The Judiciary.
H.1532 HD1796 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1532) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the apprehension of drunk drivers and other law violators. The Judiciary.
S.1547 SD1609 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1547) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to authorize a city or town to designate a checkoff on its real estate tax bills and to establish an economic aid fund. Revenue.
S.1548 SD1614 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1548) of Richard J. Ross, Robert L. Hedlund, Viriato M. deMacedo, Brian A. Joyce and other members of the General Court for legislation to exempt certain farmers' markets from certain property taxes. Revenue.
S.1549 SD1615 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1549) of Richard J. Ross, Leonard Mirra, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a municipal gas tax exemption. Revenue.
S.1551 SD1619 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1551) of Richard J. Ross, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and Viriato M. deMacedo for legislation to exempt certain long-term care facilities from property taxes. Revenue.
S.1552 SD1621 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1552) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for legislation to limit proposition 2 1/2 override elections and allowing an underride in all communities. Revenue.
S.1553 SD1846 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1553) of Richard J. Ross, Viriato M. deMacedo, Leonard Mirra, Timothy R. Madden and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote conservation through oyster shell recycling. Revenue.
S.1554 SD1882 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1554) of Richard J. Ross, Sal N. DiDomenico, Bruce E. Tarr, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for legislation to establish the Commonwealth Municipal Dog Park Trust Fund. Revenue.
S.1555 SD159 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1555) of Michael F. Rush, Stephen L. DiNatale, Dennis A. Rosa, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home modifications for seniors. Revenue.
H.1557 HD2084 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1557) of David M. Rogers and others relative to the solicitation of another to commit a felony. The Judiciary.
H.1558 HD2117 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1558) of David M. Rogers and others relative to the penalties for inducing a minor to engage in, agree to engage in or offer to engage in prostitution or sexual conduct. The Judiciary.
H.1578 HD1716 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1578) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to assault and battery upon public employees. The Judiciary.
S.1615 SD48 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1615) of Daniel A. Wolf, Sarah K. Peake, Michael O. Moore, Jeffrey N. Roy and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to sales tax in cultural districts. Revenue.
H.1638 HD864 By Mr. Tucker of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1638) of Paul Tucker and others relative to clarifying a designated offense under the wire interception law. The Judiciary.
S.1651 SD1009 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1651) of Anne M. Gobi, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to local impacts of enacted legislation. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1654 HD1175 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1654) of Chris Walsh and others relative to requiring the use of escrow accounts during rent disputes. The Judiciary.
S.1661 SD1519 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1661) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to require periodic regulatory review at the Department of Revenue. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1661 HD207 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1661) of Timothy R. Whelan and Bruce E. Tarr 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.
S.1662 SD1549 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1662) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation relative to increasing information sharing among state agencies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1663 SD1627 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1663) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr and Viriato M. deMacedo for legislation relative to the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1668 HD223 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1668) of Timothy R. Whelan, Keiko M. Orrall and Bruce E. Tarr relative to restricting the use of marijuana. The Judiciary.
H.1671 HD1874 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1671) of Timothy R. Whelan and others for legislation to increase penalties for distribution and trafficking of oxycodone and derivatives of oxycodone. The Judiciary.
H.1673 HD2011 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1673) of Timothy R. Whelan and others relative to the penalties for motor vehicle operators refusing to stop for a police officer. The Judiciary.
S.1682 SD367 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1682) of Thomas M. McGee, Ruth B. Balser, Jay D. Livingstone, Aaron Vega and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Congo conflict minerals. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1687 HD1208 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1687) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to health care worker safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1689 HD2260 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1689) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative the pay of first responders out of work due to needle stick injuries suffered in the line of duty. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1703 SD170 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1703) of Marc R. Pacheco, Mary S. Keefe and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to debar employers who violate federal immigration laws from contracting with the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1704 SD171 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1704) of Marc R. Pacheco, Tom Sannicandro, Jonathan Hecht and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to promote solar hot water installations. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1711 SD1858 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1711) of Richard J. Ross, Carolyn C. Dykema, James B. Eldridge, Angelo M. Scaccia and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transparency in government with regard to consultant expenses. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1714 SD183 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1714) of Michael F. Rush, Jason M. Lewis and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish the commission on government accountability, economy, and efficiency. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1715 SD193 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1715) of Michael F. Rush, Stephen L. DiNatale, Dennis A. Rosa, Paul McMurtry and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote American manufacturing. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1751 HD1881 By Mr. Muratore of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1751) of Mathew Muratore and others relative to establishing a minimum training wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1753 SD729 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1753) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Benjamin Swan, Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr., James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to affordable housing energy efficiency. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1758 HD1955 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1758) of Keiko M. Orrall and others relative to establishing a special commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation and study of the unemployment benefit eligibility system. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1767 SD1165 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1767) of James B. Eldridge, Lori A. Ehrlich, Barbara L'Italien, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to require gas leak repairs during certain road projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1774 SD1271 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.
H.1776 HD1470 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1776) of Chris Walsh and others relative to persons performing job related services. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1784 SD1531 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1784) of Marc R. Pacheco, Bruce E. Tarr and Daniel A. Wolf for legislation relative to net metering. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1800 SD971 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1800) of James B. Eldridge, Jennifer E. Benson, Keiko M. Orrall, Sean Garballey and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to energy efficiency funds generated by municipal lighting plants. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.1801 SD190 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1801) of Robert L. Hedlund, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Timothy R. Madden, James M. Cantwell and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the treatment of elephants. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.1819 SD967 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1819) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Mathew Muratore, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and others for legislation relative to addiction education for junior operators. Transportation.
S.1827 SD970 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1827) of Anne M. Gobi for legislation to require drivers employed by companies transporting students to submit to alcohol and drug testing. Transportation.
H.1831 HD1503 By Mr. Day of Stoneham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1831) of Michael S. Day and others for legislation to enhance municipal fiscal stability through a special education stabilization fund. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1833 SD1103 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1833) of Anne M. Gobi, Randy Hunt, James R. Miceli, Susan Williams Gifford and others for legislation to promote and advance motorcycle safety. Transportation.
S.1835 SD185 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1835) of Robert L. Hedlund, Viriato M. deMacedo, Donald F. Humason, Jr., David F. DeCoste and others for legislation to regulate the use of unmanned aerial vehicles. Transportation.
S.1836 SD651 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1836) of Robert L. Hedlund, James M. Cantwell, Viriato M. deMacedo, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide Gold Star license plates to families of fallen veterans not killed in combat. Transportation.
S.1838 SD1595 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1838) of Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Viriato M. deMacedo, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to license requirements. Transportation.
H.1845 HD806 By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1845) of Steven S. Howitt and others relative to establishing a special commission to study the effects of unfunded mandates on municipalities. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1848 HD497 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1848) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the care of animals in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1855 SD638 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1855) of Thomas M. McGee, Louis L. Kafka, David T. Vieira, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a motorcycle safety fund. Transportation.
H.1865 HD1367 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1865) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to require owners of rented or foreclosed properties to check for abandoned animals. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1866 HD1370 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1866) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to strengthen the enforcement of certain dog laws. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1869 SD969 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1869) of Richard J. Ross, Ryan C. Fattman, Shawn Dooley, Susan Williams Gifford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to preserving public safety and preventing trespassing on state highways. Transportation.
S.1907 SD363 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1907) of Thomas M. McGee, James J. Dwyer, Brian M. Ashe, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Massachusetts GI bill to provide tuition and fee waivers for National Guard members and veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1908 HD1327 By Ms. Cole of Peabody, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1908) of Leah Cole and others relative to the reduction of medication waste. Public Health.
S.1910 SD1637 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1910) of Richard J. Ross, Carolyn C. Dykema, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and Viriato M. deMacedo for legislation to exempt veterans from the payment of fees for use of recreational facilities under the jurisdiction of the Department of Conservation and Recreation. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1911 SD94 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1911) of Michael F. Rush, Jennifer E. Benson, Paul McMurtry, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the term "Gold Star" and for related purposes. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1919 SD2038 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1919) (subject to JR12) of Joan B. Lovely and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical school district. Public Service.
H.1940 HD2838 By Mr. Fennell of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1940) of Robert F. Fennell and others for legislation to establish a reporting system for drug overdoses. Public Health.
S.1945 Text of amendment (937) (offered by Senator deMacedo) to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 3) to the House Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2016 for the maintenance of the departments, boards, commissions, institutions and certain activities of the Commonwealth, for interest, sinking fund and serial bond requirements and for certain permanent improvements
H.1986 HD508 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1986) of Louis L. Kafka and others that the Commissioner of Public Health be directed to establish regulations for the return to pharmacies of certain unused medication by health care facilities. Public Health.
H.1999 HD3028 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1999) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a nursing advisory board within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Public Health.
H.2021 HD2948 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2021) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to further regulate the sale of tobacco products to teenagers. Public Health.
H.2029 HD2483 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 provide certain patients in inpatient or observation status oral and written notice of such placement. Public Health.
H.2066 HD1535 By Representative Smizik of Brookline and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2066) of Frank I. Smizik, Michael J. Barrett and others relative to prohibiting the dispensing of food in disposable food service containers made from polystyrene or from expanded polystyrene. Public Health.
H.2081 HD1469 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2081) of Chris Walsh and others relative to the designation of caregivers by certain patients. Public Health.
H.2138 HD3240 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2138) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to firearm license fees. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2149 HD1491 By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2149) of Kevin J. Kuros and others relative to the renewal fee for firearm identification cards for persons over the age of 64. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2197 HD163 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2197) of Timothy R. Whelan and others for legislation to authorize licensed, qualified retired law enforcement officers to carry firearms on the grounds of any elementary, secondary school, college or university. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2308 HD1641 By Representative Gentile of Sudbury and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2308) of Carmine L. Gentile and others relative to death benefits to surviving spouses of call and volunteer firefighters. Public Service.
H.2318 HD3552 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2318) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to increasing killed-in-line-of-duty benefits for public safety employees. Public Service.
H.2333 HD925 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2333) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to the employment status of public employees serving in the armed forces. Public Service.
H.2446 HD448 By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2446) of F. Jay Barrows and others relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices purchased with a service contract. Revenue.
H.2447 HD836 By Messrs. Barrows of Mansfield and Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2447) of F. Jay Barrows, Steven S. Howitt and others for legislation to provide for an income tax credit for expenditures for the design, construction, repair or replacement of failed cesspool or septic systems. Revenue.
H.2453 HD2706 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2453) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to provide an income tax deduction for interest paid on certain graduate student loans. Revenue.
H.2459 HD361 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2459) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to property tax exemptions for veterans. Revenue.
H.2460 HD2559 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2460) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to property tax abatements for veterans. Revenue.
H.2467 HD1379 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2467) of Tackey Chan and others for legislation to create the harbors and inland waters maintenance fund from portions of the fuel excise tax and fees assessed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation. Revenue.
H.2471 HD2653 By Messrs. Collins of Boston and McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2471) of Nick Collins, Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to establish a live theater tax credit program. Revenue.
H.2473 HD613 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2473) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to angel investor tax credits. Revenue.
H.2474 HD3231 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2474) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to enhance the investment tax credit. Revenue.
H.2475 HD234 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2475) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices. Revenue.
H.2476 HD235 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2476) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to tax abatements for disabled veterans. Revenue.
H.2479 HD1533 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2479) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the earned income credit for working families. Revenue.
H.2485 HD3504 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2485) of Diana DiZoglio and others for legislation to exempt sales of original art for the sales tax. Revenue.
H.2487 HD1303 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2487) of Daniel M. Donahue and others relative to income tax credits for the design and manufacture of video games. Revenue.
H.2490 HD1607 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2490) of James J. Dwyer and others for legislation to direct the Commissioner of Revenue to annually designate a sales tax holiday. Revenue.
H.2493 HD2326 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2493) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to taxation abatements. Revenue.
H.2524 HD557 By Mr. Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2524) of Carmine L. Gentile and others for legislation to allow municipalities to exempt up to fifty percent of real estate taxes for seniors whose annual property taxes exceed ten percent of their annual income. Revenue.
H.2533 HD2238 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2533) of Bradford R. Hill and others for legislation to exempt certain persons who are part of the curatorship program within state parks from paying real estate property taxes. Revenue.
H.2534 HD2266 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2534) of Bradford R. Hill and others relative to the property tax deferral program. Revenue.
H.2535 HD393 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2535) of Kate Hogan and others to increase the property tax deferral for certain persons sixty-five years of age or older. Revenue.
H.2542 HD1006 By Representative Howitt of Seekonk and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2542) of Steven S. Howitt, Michael J. Rodrigues and others relative to Title V income tax credit reform of financial aid for homeowners who have incurred costs for the repair or replacement of failed septic systems. Revenue.
H.2543 HD2513 By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2543) of Steven S. Howitt and others relative to industrial zoned small business property tax exemption. Revenue.
H.2547 HD2330 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2547) of Randy Hunt and others for legislation to authorize income tax filers to make voluntary contributions to the Massachusetts Cultural Development Fund on their annual income tax returns. Revenue.
H.2566 HD523 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2566) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to updating non-taxable medical supplies. Revenue.
H.2568 HD711 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2568) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to real estate tax relief for certain owners of residential property. Revenue.
H.2583 HD1396 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2583) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to provide volunteer firefighters with a local option real estate tax exemption. Revenue.
H.2585 HD2012 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2585) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to increase the maximum tax credit allowed for land conservation incentives. Revenue.
H.2596 HD431 By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2596) of Marc T. Lombardo and others relative to establishing a meals tax holiday. Revenue.
H.2597 HD786 By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2597) of Marc T. Lombardo and others for legislation to lower the sales tax to five per cent. Revenue.
H.2598 HD795 By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2598) of Marc T. Lombardo and others relative to reducing the income tax to 5 per cent. Revenue.
H.2600 HD841 By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2600) of Marc T. Lombardo and others for legislation to exempt municipalities from the gas tax. Revenue.
H.2613 HD407 By Messrs. McMurtry of Dedham and Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2613) of Paul McMurtry, Aaron Vega and others relative to exempting certain school supply expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers from the income tax. Revenue.
H.2625 HD2218 By Mr. Muradian of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2625) of David K. Muradian, Jr. and others for legislation to provide for an income tax deduction for purchases of a gun safes. Revenue.
H.2626 HD2222 By Mr. Muradian of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2626) of David K. Muradian, Jr. and others relative to sales tax exemptions for gun safes and trigger locks. Revenue.
H.2627 HD2223 By Mr. Muradian of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2627) of David K. Muradian, Jr. and others for legislation to provide for an oil tank removal tax credit for residents in manufactured housing communities. Revenue.
H.2629 HD2361 By Mr. Muratore of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2629) of Mathew Muratore and others for legislation to include home heating costs in the calculation of tax credits for senior citizens. Revenue.
H.2654 HD498 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2654) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others exempting agencies of the Commonwealth and cities and towns from payment of the tax imposed on the sale of gasoline. Revenue.
H.2680 HD309 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2680) of John W. Scibak and others to provide an income tax credit for the purchase of hearing aids. Revenue.
H.2694 HD1174 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2694) of Chris Walsh and others relative to establishing a tax incentive for small property improvements. Revenue.
H.2727 HD233 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2727) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to filing fees for limited liability companies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2733 HD3122 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2733) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others providing for an investigation and study relative to the feasibility of improving state agency information sharing capabilities to facilitate new business registration. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2747 HD1519 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2747) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor setting aside the month of May as the official month of kindness. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2753 HD2243 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2753) of Bradford R. Hill and others for legislation to make the General Court subject to the open meeting law. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2754 HD2254 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2754) of Bradford R. Hill and others relative to accessible electronic information technology for persons with disabilities. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2755 HD2265 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2755) of Bradford R. Hill and others for legislation to impose a fine for public officials in noncompliance with allowing access to public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2771 HD3154 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2771) of Kay Khan and others relative to authorizing the Governor to appoint a registered nurse to the Health Policy Commission. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2778 HD1585 By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2778) of Kevin J. Kuros and others for legislation to establish a sunset commission to periodically review government agencies and authorities. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2782 HD63 By Mr. Madden of Nantucket, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2782) of Timothy R. Madden and others for legislation to designate the month of October as Farm to School Month in the Commonwealth and to strategize opportunities to spread farm-to-school programs statewide. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2795 HD2205 By Mr. Muradian of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2795) of David K. Muradian, Jr. and others for the issuance by the Governor of an annual proclamation setting apart the month of March as multiple system atrophy awareness month. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2802 HD3551 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2802) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for legislation to establish a commission to research and assess opportunities to increase accessibility to the Code of Massachusetts Regulations. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2829 HD3039 By Messrs. Speliotis of Danvers and Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2829) of Theodore C. Speliotis, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and Bruce E. Tarr relative to the transfer of certain land to the town of Middleton by the Commissioner of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2870 HD1173 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2870) of Lori A. Ehrlich, James B. Eldridge and others relative to protecting consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2871 HD1505 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2871) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to gas leak repairs during road projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2878 HD3277 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2878) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the installation of new permanent outdoor lighting fixtures and the cost of operating such fixtures. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2882 HD389 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2882) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to establish a double pole advisory council to recommend rules and regulations to reduce the use of double utility poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2884 HD2276 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2884) of Bradford R. Hill and others that the the Department of Energy Resources establish and administer a grant program providing rebates for purchases of qualifying plug-in electric vehicles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2885 HD735 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2885) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Telecommunications and Cable and the Department of Public Utilities to regulate the use of double utility poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2901 HD2206 By Mr. Muradian of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2901) of David K. Muradian, Jr. and others relative to directory assistance charges for handicapped or elderly persons. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2911 HD2050 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2911) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to net metering by utility companies. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2926 HD3444 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2926) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to enhancing tourism at the State House. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2927 HD1759 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2927) of Sarah K. Peake, Denise Provost and others for legislation to create the position of poet laureate of the Commonwealth. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2948 HD1654 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2948) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to civil motor vehicle infraction by a junior operator who is not emancipated. Transportation.
H.2956 HD2271 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2956) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to antique boats, automobiles and motorcycles. Transportation.
H.2966 HD422 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2966) of Edward F. Coppinger and others relative to the collection of mobility study data conducted in connection with construction projects funded by MassDOT. Transportation.
H.3040 HD2529 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3040) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to authorize the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to issue distinctive registration plates for fire fighters. Transportation.
H.3056 HD1331 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3056) of Keiko M. Orrall and others relative to the penalties associated with moving violations. Transportation.
H.3059 HD2492 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3059) of Jerald A. Parisella and others that the Highway Department create a timeline for interchange improvements along Route 128 from the city of Peabody to the town of Gloucester. Transportation.
H.3060 HD1761 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Chandler, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3060) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to authorize regional transit authorities to establish enterprise funds. Transportation.
H.3077 HD1950 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3077) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others relative to the requirements for distinctive registration plates. Transportation.
H.3085 HD584 By Messrs. Smizik of Brookline and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3085) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to creates incentives to help promote the adoption of electric vehicles. Transportation.
H.3126 HD3364 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3126) of James Arciero and others for legislation to provide a waiver of fees to veterans at public institutions of higher learning. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3132 HD1381 By Representative Chan of Quincy and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3132) of Tackey Chan, John F. Keenan and others for legislation to increase the annuities paid to certain disabled veterans and their families. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3135 HD935 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3135) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to require funeral directors to make available to potential clients information regarding funeral and burial benefits for veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3136 HD3527 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3136) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to creating an advisory committee to investigate and study ways to augment services to returning veterans to reduce the rate of suicide and the effects of post traumatic stress disorder, depression and anxiety among veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3137 HD2210 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3137) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to tuition and fee waivers for armed forces reserves. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3140 HD2250 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3140) of Bradford R. Hill and others 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.3182 HD209 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3182) of Timothy R. Whelan, Timothy R. Madden and Bruce E. Tarr relative to the distribution of funds to the Gaming Local Aid Fund and the Local Aid Stabilization Fund. Ways and Means.
H.3212 HD2432 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3212) of James J. O'Day, Jennifer L. Flanagan and others relative to background checks on foster parents. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.3216 HD2880 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3216) of Denise Provost and others relative to direct mailings. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3219 HD1843 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3219) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others for legislation to establish a designated port area community fund. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.3242 HD369 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3242) of Ellen Story, Todd M. Smola and others relative to the labeling of genetically engineered food. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3252 HD1892 By Ms. Fiola of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3252) of Carole A. Fiola and others relative to criminal record checks for referees. The Judiciary.
H.3270 HD2735 By Mr. Boldyga of Southwick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3270) of Nicholas A. Boldyga and others for legislation to authorize terminally ill patients to consent to treatment by investigational drugs, biological products or devices. Public Health.
H.3305 HD3413 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3305) of Paul McMurtry and others that the Honor and Remember Flag be designated as the symbol of the Commonwealth’s concern and commitment to honoring and remembering the lives of all members of the United States Armed Forces who have lost their lives while serving. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3384 HD2670 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3384) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to require training on the diagnosis, treatment, and care of patients with cognitive impairments for the renewal of a physician’s certificate. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3387 HD2849 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3387) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to require a "Proudly Made in Massachusetts" logo to be included in on screen credits for movies filmed in Massachusetts. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.3388 HD3153 By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3388) of F. Jay Barrows and others relative to civics education. Education.
H.3391 HD1684 By Representatives Donahue of Worcester and Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3391) of Daniel M. Donahue, Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to unfunded mandates on public schools. Education.
H.3417 HD2687 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3417) of Paul McMurtry and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to solutions to prevent the collapsing of bee colonies. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3486 HD2390 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3486) of Daniel Cullinane and others for legislation to increase paid leave benefits for public employees who are members of the armed forces. Public Service.
H.3505 HD2435 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3505) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others for legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to funding the construction of public safety buildings through the sales tax. Revenue.
H.3512 HD2841 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3512) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to authorize cities and towns to implement a system for the partial payment of property taxes and the charging of interest only on the unpaid balance. Revenue.
H.3529 HD2441 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3529) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to aggregated gas power. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3746 HD3914 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to establishing a special commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation and study concerning pancreatic cancer. Public Health.

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Education & Public Service

  • Gloucester High School
  • Suffolk University School of Management
  • Suffolk University Law School
  • Essex County Republican Committee (Board of Directors, 1985-present)
  • Gloucester Republican City Committee (vice-chairman 85-'86, chairman 86-'89)
  • Mass. House (1991-'94)
  • Mass. Senate (1995-present)
First Essex and Middlesex, Consisting of the city of Gloucester and the towns of Boxford, Essex, Georgetown, Groveland, Hamilton, Ipswich, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Middleton, Newbury, North Andover, precincts 5 to 8, inclusive, Rockport, Rowley, Wenham and West Newbury in the county of Essex; and the towns of North Reading and Wilmington in the county of Middlesex.