Bill Docket Bill Title
SD47 For legislation relative to spouses as caregivers.
SD48 For legislation relative to sales tax in cultural districts.
SD94 For legislation relative to the term "Gold Star" and for related purposes
SD148 For legislation to establish the adopt a senior program
SD159 For legislation relative to home modifications for seniors.
SD170 For legislation to debar employers who violate federal immigration laws from contracting with the Commonwealth
SD171 For legislation to promote solar hot water installations
SD183 For legislation to establish the commission on government accountability, economy, and efficiency
SD190 For legislation relative to the treatment of elephants
SD193 An Act to promote American manufacturing
SD222 For legislation to establish a special commission relative to digital textbooks
SD289 For legislation relative to foster care children
SD313 For legislation relative to corrections officers injured in the line of duty
SD348 For legislation to provide for HIV testing for at risk police officers
SD351 For legislation to support municipal fiscal stability through a special education stabilization fund.
SD363 For legislation to establish the Massachusetts GI bill to provide tuition and fee waivers for National Guard members and veterans
SD367 For legislation relative to Congo conflict minerals.
SD400 For legislation relative to dropout prevention and recovery
SD404 For legislation to safeguard municipal permitting
SD406 For legislation to prohibit solicitation of a felony.
SD412 For legislation to prevent intimidation in all courts of the Commonwealth
SD422 For legislation relative to liability protection for disaster volunteers
SD445 For legislation to allow local wetlands bylaw decisions to be appealed in court.
SD447 For legislation to enhance the enforcement of illegal hunting practices.
SD449 For legislation relative to hunting with Unmanned Aerial Systems.
SD453 For legislation relative to restricting the marketing of other tobacco products.
SD455 For legislation to prohibit falsification or impersonation of an emergency medical technician or paramedic.
SD467 For legislation relative to telemedicine
SD489 For legislation to provide for an early retirement incentive for state employees.
SD503 For legislation to regulate synthetic heroin.
SD510 For legislation relative to the interception of wire and oral communications.
SD511 For legislation relative to the definition of attempt in criminal cases
SD543 For legislation to establish a meals tax holiday.
SD551 Relative to cueing and supervision in the personal care attendant program
SD580 For legislation to improve literacy skills
SD638 For legislation to establish a motorcycle safety fund.
SD642 For legislation to promote local economic development.
SD646 For legislation to market prioritized development sites
SD648 For legislation relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking.
SD680 For legislation relative to the closing of hospital essential services
SD699 For legislation to promote equal choice a cost savings in health care
SD701 For legislation relative to the creation of low profit limited liability company small businesses
SD727 For legislation to increase the property tax deferral for seniors
SD729 For legislation relative to affordable housing energy efficiency
SD752 For legislation to establish a plan to ensure the educational stability of foster children
SD753 For legislation relative to police pursuits in the Commonwealth
SD754 For legislation relative to vehicular homicide while driving under the influence
SD755 For legislation to create an electronic backpack for foster children
SD769 For legislation to increase the penalties for corporate manslaughter.
SD771 For legislation relative to CARE
SD782 For legislation relative to the use of crossbows in hunting
SD808 For legislation relative to preventing adolescent substance abuse by expanding SBIRT
SD902 For legislation to protect abandoned animals in vacant properties.
SD921 For legislation to protect certain persons rendering emergency care from liability.
SD935 For legislation to prohibit disciplinary actions by employers on employees serving as volunteer emergency responders
SD946 For legislation to include certain compounds in the classification of controlled substances
SD947 Relative to protecting, preserving, and increasing access to family camping
SD950 Relative to establishing voter identification procedures
SD955 Relative to mandating a curriculum in the public schools on personal financial literacy
SD957 For legislation to authorize tax free contributions to a trust for the care of incapacitated parents or guardians
SD958 Relative to mandatory sentences for committing assaults on a law enforcement officers
SD960 Relative to prohibiting theft or embezzlement from nonprofit or charitable organizations
SD967 For legislation relative to addiction education for junior operators
SD969 For legislation relative to preserving public safety and preventing trespassing on state highways
SD971 For legislation relative to energy efficiency funds generated by municipal lighting plants
SD973 For legislation to provide treble damages to employees for employer violations of certain labor laws
SD974 For legislation to protect animals during pet sales.
SD975 Relative to the payment of wages
SD987 For legislation relative to financial literacy in schools
SD995 For legislation to establish the Veterans and Warriors to Agriculture Program
SD1009 For legislation relative to local impacts of enacted legislation
SD1037 For legislation to create an advance directives registry
SD1098 Relative to the use of interactive audio, video or other electronic media for the purpose of medical diagnosis, consultation or treatment
SD1131 For legislation to create patient choice and education in the dispensing of opiate drugs.
SD1148 For legislation to establish an advanced dental hygiene practitioner level of practice.
SD1165 For legislation to require gas leak repairs during certain road projects
SD1202 For legislation relative to building real incentives for college savings
SD1208 For legislation relative to expanding the community college workforce training incentive program
SD1211 For legislation relative to strengthening the evaluation process for proposed new charter schools
SD1220 For legislation relative to special education evaluation and referral
SD1231 For legislation to strengthen the enforcement of certain dog laws.
SD1247 For legislation relative to special education funding.
SD1261 For legislation relative to asset forfeiture.
SD1271 For legislation to fuel job creation through energy efficiency
SD1285 For legislation to establish community benefit districts
SD1299 An Act relating to contribution fairness
SD1316 For legislation to encourage employee student loan assistance
SD1343 For legislation relative to high school financial literacy education.
SD1371 For legislation relative to protecting student witnesses
SD1372 For legislation to increase the penalties for the illegal possession of firearms
SD1377 For legislation to improve the accessibility and affordability of naloxone and other pharmaceutical drugs of public health concern
SD1402 For legislation relative to access to capital for business growth in economically distressed communities
SD1484 For legislation to create an interagency child abuse and neglect prevention task force.
SD1501 For legislation relative to seasonal employment.
SD1509 For legislation to clarify earned paid sick time.
SD1519 For legislation to require periodic regulatory review at the Department of Revenue
SD1521 For legislation to increase penalties for certain minors involved in the attempt to purchase or consume alcoholic beverages
SD1530 For legislation relative to the enhanced management of early childhood caries among MassHealth patients
SD1531 For legislation relative to net metering
SD1532 For legislation relative to equitable firearm license fees
SD1540 For legislation relative to firearms and recreational vehicles
SD1541 For legislation relative to gun safe tax deductions
SD1549 For legislation relative to increasing information sharing among state agencies
SD1553 For legislation relative to health insurance penalties.
SD1556 For legislation to require that eminent domain takings be for public use purposes and defining the term public use
SD1559 For legislation relative to non-resident firearm license fees
SD1576 For legislation relative to increasing transparency of taxpayers rights
SD1581 For legislation relative to suppressors
SD1584 For legislation relative to Tax Exemptions on Gun Safes and Trigger Locks
SD1586 For legislation relative to sex offender classification
SD1603 For legislation to improve tax administration processes in the Commonwealth
SD1609 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.
SD1615 For legislation to establish a municipal gas tax exemption
SD1621 For legislation to limit proposition 2 1/2 override elections and allowing an underride in all communities
SD1627 For legislation relative to the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
SD1632 For legislation to increase parental awareness of opiate abuse risks
SD1645 For legislation to establish a municipal gas tax reimbursement
SD1655 For legislation to further regulate name changes of registered sex offenders
SD1679 For legislation relative to gas tax reimbursement for Massachusetts Turnpike toll payers
HD1684 An Act related to unfunded mandates on public schools
SD1692 For legislation to clarify the earned sick time ballot question.
SD1708 For legislation to modernize the credit union laws.
SD1735 For legislation to protect health and safety of animals in vehicles.
SD1739 For legislation relative to responsible stewardship by drug manufacturers.
SD1765 For legislation to clarify procedures for the custodial protection by law enforcement and court officials of a child requiring assistance.
SD1766 For legislation relative to naming the Plymouth Trial Court in honor of Senate President Therese Murray.
SD1820 For legislation relative to hospital closures and health planning
SD1841 Relative to the emergency administration of certain overdose prevention drugs
SD1846 For legislation to promote conservation through oyster shell recycling
SD1848 For legislation relative to enhanced housing authority screening
SD1851 For legislation relative to prevention of EBT fraud
SD1854 For legislation relative to pension fund performance and accountability
SD1858 For legislation relative to transparency in government with regard to consultant expenses
SD1882 For legislation to establish the Commonwealth Municipal Dog Park Trust Fund.
HD2390 An Act AN ACT PROVIDING FOR EQUITABLE ARMED FORCES PAID LEAVE BENEFITS FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES
HD2435 An Act establishing a special commission to study the efficacy of funding the construction of public safety buildings through the sales tax
HD2441 An Act relative to aggregated gas power
HD2670 An Act requiring physician training on Alzheimer's and dementia
HD2687 An Act relative to bee colony collapse disorder
HD2841 An Act allowing for the partial payment of property taxes
HD2849 An Act establishing the Proudly Made in Massachusetts screen credit
HD3153 An Act relative to civics education
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.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.
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 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 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.
H.1219 HD2286 By Representative Calter of Kingston and Senator DeMacedo, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1219) of Thomas J. Calter 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.
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.
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.
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 and others for legislation to prevent trafficking in ivory and rhino horns. The Judiciary.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.

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  • 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.