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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Bruce J. Ayers Democrat - 1st Norfolk

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H.132  HD.681 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 132) of Bruce J. Ayers for legislation to prohibit the practice of body piercing, so-called, unless licensed by the Department of Public Health. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.334  HD.820 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 334) of Bruce J. Ayers and others relative to deceptive actions perpetrated against elderly and disabled persons. Elder Affairs.
H.335  HD.1604 By Representative Ayers of Quincy and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 335) of Bruce J. Ayers and John F. Keenan relative to services provided through the MassHealth frail elder home and community-based services waiver regarding early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Elder Affairs.
H.352  HD.827 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 352) of Bruce J. Ayers for legislation to ensure that polling places are accessible to handicapped and elderly voters. Election Laws.
H.393  HD.782 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 393) of Bruce J. Ayers that the Department of Conservation and Recreation be directed to conduct a study of the feasibility of establishing an animal shelter facility and dog park on state-owned property in the city of Quincy. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.394  HD.784 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 394) of Bruce J. Ayers relative to public access to Long Island in Boston Harbor. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.395  HD.796 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 395) of Bruce J. Ayers relative to authorizing and directing the Division of Waterways to dredge the harbor area surrounding the Squantum Yacht Club and Wollaston Yacht Club in the city of Quincy. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.396  HD.826 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 396) of Bruce J. Ayers and James M. Murphy relative to the funding of waterway projects and coastal protection initiatives. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.397  HD.847 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 397) of Bruce J. Ayers for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the long-term management and maintenance of certain harbor islands. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.398  HD.879 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 398) of Bruce J. Ayers relative to directing the Department of Fish and Game to study the feasibility of re-purposing the former Moon Island Sewage Treatment Plant for use as a fish and shellfish farm. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.478  HD.687 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 478) of Bruce J. Ayers for legislation to establish safeguards and public protections for consumers conducting bank transactions at automated teller machines. Financial Services.
H.479  HD.813 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 479) of Bruce J. Ayers relative to arbitration with insurance companies for property damages to motor vehicles. Financial Services.
H.480  HD.816 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 480) of Bruce J. Ayers that banking and lending institutions be required to issue certain information on monthly statements to mortgage loan customers. Financial Services.
H.481  HD.834 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 481) of Bruce J. Ayers and James M. Murphy that insurance companies be authorized to extend rebates to clients with safe driving records. Financial Services.
H.711  HD.795 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 711) of Bruce J. Ayers for legislation to establish a penalty for the sale of tattooing, branding or body piercing devices to unlicensed body art practitioners or minors. The Judiciary.
H.712  HD.804 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 712) of Bruce J. Ayers and John J. Lawn, Jr. for legislation to establish penalties for the filing of false reports against police officers. The Judiciary.
H.713  HD.805 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 713) of Bruce J. Ayers relative to criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
H.714  HD.812 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 714) of Bruce J. Ayers for legislation to authorize the Department of Highways to acquire certain land in the city of Quincy and the town of Milton by eminent domain for flood control and prevention purposes. The Judiciary.
H.715  HD.814 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 715) of Bruce J. Ayers for legislation to establish the crime of resisting or obstructing public safety personnel in the performance of their duties. The Judiciary.
H.716  HD.835 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 716) of Bruce J. Ayers and James M. Murphy for legislation to allow local housing authorities access to criminal records of tenants and prospective tenants. The Judiciary.
H.717  HD.838 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 717) of Bruce J. Ayers that provision be made for a minimum mandatory sentence for the willful destruction of burial tombs and grave markers. The Judiciary.
H.1077  HD.678 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1077) of Bruce J. Ayers and others relative to holding property owners accountable for recurring municipal public nuisance complaints. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1078  HD.788 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1078) of Bruce J. Ayers and others relative to commercial breeder dog kennels. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1079  HD.1228 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1079) of Bruce J. Ayers relative to increasing the fines for cruelty to animals and establishing a fund dedicated to improvements for local animal shelters. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1125  HD.757 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1125) of Bruce J. Ayers that the Department of Public Health be directed to study the feasibility of absorbing oversight of “memory care” assisted living facilities and units in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.1234  HD.824 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1234) of Bruce J. Ayers for legislation to require safety training for operators of jet skis, surf jets or wetbikes. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1235  HD.830 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1235) of Bruce J. Ayers and James M. Murphy for legislation to establish an emergency equipment grant program for firefighters. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1236  HD.1211 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1236) of Bruce J. Ayers and others relative to the membership of the Department of Fire Services Commission. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1237  HD.1212 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1237) of Bruce J. Ayers and others relative to designating the position of State Fire Marshal as a Governor’s Cabinet position. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1326  HD.893 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1326) of Bruce J. Ayers and others relative to residency of certain police, fire and fire alarm division employees . Public Service.
H.1469  HD.783 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1469) of Bruce J. Ayers and others for legislation to provide a donation check-off box on state tax returns for the establishment of the Y.M.C.A Youth and Government fund. Revenue.
H.1470  HD.801 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1470) of Bruce J. Ayers and James M. Murphy relative to providing a tax deduction of health insurance payments from gross income for self-employed individuals. Revenue.
H.1471  HD.818 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1471) of Bruce J. Ayers relative to providing tax processing and filing assistance for certain disabled veterans. Revenue.
H.1472  HD.823 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1472) of Bruce J. Ayers and Alice Hanlon Peisch for legislation to exempt small charities from the tax on raffle proceeds. Revenue.
H.1473  HD.833 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1473) of Bruce J. Ayers and others relative to providing an income tax credit for families caring for relatives at home who are elderly or totally disabled with Alzheimer’s disease. Revenue.
H.1474  HD.836 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1474) of Bruce J. Ayers relative to certain sales tax exemptions for veterans’ organizations. Revenue.
H.1475  HD.840 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1475) of Bruce J. Ayers and James M. Murphy relative to providing property tax relief for small business owners. Revenue.
H.1476  HD.844 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1476) of Bruce J. Ayers and others that certain fraternal organizations be exempt from the tax on the sale of alcoholic beverages. Revenue.
H.1651  HD.800 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1651) of Bruce J. Ayers for an investigation by the Inspector General relative to the leasing practices of the Water Resources Authority. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1652  HD.829 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1652) of Bruce J. Ayers relative to the sale or auction of surplus state motor vehicles to cities and towns. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1653  HD.896 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1653) of Bruce J. Ayers and others for the issuance by the Governor of an annual proclamation setting apart the month of October as adopt a shelter dog awareness month. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1791  HD.790 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1791) of Bruce J. Ayers for legislation to provide improved access to taxicabs for persons with disabilities. Transportation.
H.1792  HD.791 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1792) of Bruce J. Ayers for legislation to increase the fines and penalties for texting while driving. Transportation.
H.1793  HD.792 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1793) of Bruce J. Ayers relative to further regulating the issuance of licenses to junior operators of motor vehicles. Transportation.
H.1794  HD.808 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1794) of Bruce J. Ayers that the Highway Department evaluate certain improvements at the Furnace Brook Parkway Rotary Intersection in the city of Quincy. Transportation.
H.1795  HD.809 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1795) of Bruce J. Ayers for legislation to direct the Massachusetts Port Authority to make noise abatement payments to the cities of Quincy and Weymouth and the towns of Cohasset, Hingham, Hull and Scituate. Transportation.
H.1796  HD.810 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1796) of Bruce J. Ayers for legislation to require operators of recreational utility vehicles to participate in a training program. Transportation.
H.1797  HD.811 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1797) of Bruce J. Ayers relative to the soundproofing program of the Massachusetts Port Authority. Transportation.
H.1798  HD.842 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1798) of Bruce J. Ayers, Steven S. Howitt and Thomas M. Stanley relative to increasing the fine for handicapped parking violations. Transportation.
H.1799  HD.846 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1799) of Bruce J. Ayers and James M. Murphy that cities and towns be authorized to issue temporary placards for handicapped parking spaces. Transportation.
H.1800  HD.878 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1800) of Bruce J. Ayers for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the cost of implementing a ferry service to Long Island in Boston Harbor. Transportation.
H.1922  HD.789 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by resolution, House, No. 1922) of Bruce J. Ayers and Tackey Chan for the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to declare the city of Quincy as the most patriotic city in America. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.2429  HD.2765 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2429) of Bruce J. Ayers for legislation to prohibit the sale or distribution of the species of fish know as escolar in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.3022  HD.3187 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3022) of Bruce J. Ayers relative to assistant registers in the Norfolk Probate and Family Court department. The Judiciary.
H.3023  HD.3196 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3023) of Bruce J. Ayers relative to the appointment of an alternate dispute resolution coordinator in Norfolk Probate and Family Court . The Judiciary.
H.3464  HD.1755 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3464) of Bruce J. Ayers and William Driscoll relative to the civilian certification of military medical personnel. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3522  HD.1778 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3522) of Bruce J. Ayers and John F. Keenan for legislation to establish a homestead exemption for disabled veterans. Revenue.
H.3577  HD.1774 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3577) of Bruce J. Ayers for legislation to establish penalties for interfering with aircraft in flight by use of a laser pointer. The Judiciary.
H.3607  HD.3107 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3607) of Bruce J. Ayers that the Norfolk Sheriff’s department be authorized to establish a pilot program to provide drug testing services to parents or legal guardians of minor children suspected of illegally using controlled substances. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3608  HD.3113 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3608) of Bruce J. Ayers that the Norfolk Sheriff’s department be authorized to establish an emergency medical technician training program. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
  HD.3754 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy (by request), a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Louise Grabowski for legislation to establish a framework for consumer electricity rate savings and to make certain other changes in law. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. This bill is by request. *
H.1126  HD.888 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1126) of Joseph M. Kelly relative to directing the Department of Public Health to study the feasibility of reevaluating the process of testing for concussions and similar traumatic brain injuries. Public Health. This bill is by request. *
H.1325  HD.892 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1325) of Michael G. Bellotti relative to creditable service for retired state employees who have served in the armed forces. Public Service. This bill is by request. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.