Benjamin Swan Representative

D Springfield
Benjamin Swan

Addresses

State House
Room 238
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2380
Fax: 617-722-2847
Email: Benjamin.Swan@mahouse.gov
District Office
815 State Street
Springfield, MA 01109
Phone: 413-739-8547
Fax: 413-739-8572

Committee Membership

Bill Docket Bill Title
SD39 For legislation relative to compliance of condominium associations.
SD41 For legislation relative to Medicaid eligibility for seniors.
SD42 For legislation relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility.
SD56 For legislation relative to special education transportation costs
SD61 For legislation relative to special juveniles.
SD102 For legislation relative to the elective share of surviving spouses.
SD156 For legislation to econmically stabilize displaced service workers.
SD190 For legislation relative to the treatment of elephants
SD194 For legislation to establish a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change
SD213 For legislation relative to the safety of Alzheimer's disease patients
SD223 For legislation to establish a moratorium for charter schools
SD229 Lfor legislation relative to recycling
SD235 For legislation relative to patient safety
SD285 For legislation to combat climate change.
SD306 For legislation to improve the Commonwealth's economy with a strong minimum wage.
SD307 For legislation to establish civil and criminal penalties for the female genital mutilation of minors.
SD312 For legislation to establish tracking and reporting requirements for Massachusetts transportation fuels and associated greenhouse gas emissions.
SD317 For legislation to promote the planning and development of sustainable communities
SD332 For legislation relative to physical education in public schools
SD367 For legislation relative to Congo conflict minerals.
SD374 For legislation to reduce solid waste, increase recycling and generate municipal cost savings.
SD391 For legislation to modernize voter registration and jury pool lists.
SD396 For legislation to invest in our communities and tax exemptions.
SD397 For legislation to improve the fairness of our tax laws
SD402 For legislation to prevent discriminatory land use and permitting decisions.
SD454 For legislation to provide health insurance coverage for scalp hair prosthesis.
SD479 For legislation to reduce healthcare costs by promoting non-biased prescriber education.
SD480 For legislation to eliminate the tax deduction for direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical marketing.
SD482 For legislation to define modest meals and refreshments in prescriber education settings.
SD488 For legislation relative to maternity patient rights
SD519 For legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers
SD557 For legislation to improve the children's medical security program and simplifying the administration process
SD560 Relative to providing for a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants
SD574 For legislation to enhance the educational outcomes of expectant and parenting students
SD599 For legislation relative to higher education opportunities for high school graduates in the Commonwealth.
SD625 For legislation relative to public investment in fossil fuels.
SD627 For legislation to protect children and families from harmful flame retardants
SD633 For legislation relative to home energy efficiency.
SD648 For legislation relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking.
SD656 For legislation to keep people healthy by removing barriers to cost-effective care.
SD669 For legislation relative to collective bargaining disputes
SD673 For legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability
SD676 For legislation relative to age restrictions for veterans applying to be police officers and firefighters
SD690 For legislation relative to the eligibility of students for in-state tuition rates and fees at public higher educational institutions.
SD691 For legislation explore alternative funding sources to ensure safe and reliable transportation
SD694 For legislation to provide for a corporate tax deduction to allow businesses to provide home energy efficiency audits to employees
SD697 For legislation to expand veterans survivor benefits
SD720 For legislation to provide immediate childcare assistance to homeless families.
SD729 For legislation relative to affordable housing energy efficiency
SD743 For legislation relative to language opportunity for our kids.
SD765 For legislation relative to the compostion of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
SD770 For legislation relative to healthy families and businesses
SD784 For legislations relative to the disclosure of toxic chemicals in children’s products.
SD818 For legislation to establish a fund to assist families of murder victims
HD881 An Act relative to equitable dental reimbursement rates for services provided to publicly aided patients
SD889 For legislation to protect the natural and historic resources of the Commonwealth
SD906 For legislation to create the Hampden County Commission on the Status of Women and Girls
SD916 For legislation relative to zero tolerance for violence and aggression by adults at youth sporting events
SD918 For legislation relative to interagency collaboration for dropout prevention
SD920 For legislation to prevent unnecessary vacancies in foreclosed homes
SD974 For legislation to protect animals during pet sales.
SD987 For legislation relative to financial literacy in schools
SD989 For legislation to promote asset development in transitional assistance programs
SD996 For legislation to establish Medicare for all in Massachusetts
SD1001 For legislation to promote restorative justice practices
SD1014 For legislation relative to equity in public contracting in honor of Bruce C. Bolling
SD1016 For legislation to promote higher education among employees of human services provider organizations
SD1053 For legislation to protect the privacy of consumer financial information
SD1058 For legislation to promote healthy communities and the environment.
SD1061 For legislation relative to Child-Centered Family Law.
SD1065 For legislation to reduce recidivism, curb unnecessary spending, and ensure appropriate use of segregation.
SD1088 For legislation to improve access to public records.
SD1090 For legislation relative to public space recycling
SD1092 For legislation to promote energy efficiency and green jobs
SD1100 For legislation to regulate central service technicians.
SD1110 For legislation to improve the earned income credit for working families
SD1132 For legislation to create a college savings program for every child born in Massachusetts.
SD1161 For legislation to promote electric vehicle adoption
HD1187 An Act requiring audiovisual recordings of certain police interrogations
SD1189 For legislation relative to women’s health and economic equity
HD1200 Relative to the classification and punishment for certain offenses in the commonwealth
SD1215 For legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing
SD1220 For legislation relative to special education evaluation and referral
SD1223 For legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the Commonwealth
SD1231 For legislation to strengthen the enforcement of certain dog laws.
SD1247 For legislation relative to special education funding.
SD1265 For legislation to amend the municipal ticket law.
SD1271 For legislation to fuel job creation through energy efficiency
SD1279 For legislation to reduce unwanted communication from creditors to protect the peace and privacy of residents
SD1285 For legislation to establish community benefit districts
SD1349 For legislation to preserve affordable health coverage for Massachusetts residents.
SD1355 For legislation relative to the Architectural Access Board.
SD1357 For legislation relative to regional transportation ballot initiatives.
SD1363 For legislation to establish a health incentives program.
SD1369 For legislation relative to the tipped minimum wage
SD1378 For legislation relative to protecting consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas
SD1383 For legislation to study the feasibility of high-speed rail access between Springfield and Boston
SD1387 For legislation to decriminalize non-violent and verbal student misconduct
SD1397 For legislation to provide for the enhanced protection of the dig safe law
SD1417 For legislation relative to medical placement of terminal and incapacitated inmates.
SD1423 For legislation to establish pay equity.
SD1424 For legislation relative to the relief of mortgage debt
SD1431 For legislation to establish a student tuition recovery fund.
SD1447 For legislation to establish credible service for veterans.
SD1510 For legislation to increase container recycling in the Commonwealth.
SD1546 For legislation to promote use of body-worn cameras by law enforcement
SD1572 For legislation relative to vacant, foreclosing and foreclosed property in the Commonwealth
SD1616 For legislation relative to net metering, community shared solar and energy storage
SD1640 For legislation relative to create an innovative communities program.
SD1648 For legislation related to unfunded mandates on public schools
SD1654 For legislation to promote efficiency and transparency in economic development
SD1658 For legislation relative to transparency of economic development spending
SD1665 For legislation relative to motor vehicle license suspension
SD1669 For legislation to reinvest in working families
HD1684 An Act related to unfunded mandates on public schools
SD1684 For legislation to increase injured workers’ access to medical care and workers’ compensation benefits
SD1698 For legislation to restore community trust in Massachusetts law enforcement
SD1738 For legislation relative to plastic bag reduction
SD1762 For legislation relative to universal early education and full-day kindergarten.
SD1764 For legislation relative to credit building.
SD1769 For legislation relative to family financial protection.
SD1777 For legislation to ensure reliable land title to bolster local home ownership and business creation.
SD1779 For legislation relative to universal pre-kindergarten access.
SD1804 For legislation to promote zero net-energy buildings in the Commonwealth
SD1842 For legislation to enhance access to electronic public records.
SD1853 For legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program.
SD1874 For legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity
SD1885 For legislation relative to traffic and pedestrian stop data.
HD1894 An Act relative to filling civil service positions
SD2000 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Harriette L. Chandler, Michael O. Moore, Barbara L'Italien, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify municipal authority regarding cash sureties. The Judiciary.
HD2382 An Act Strengthening the Massachusetts Home Care Program
HD2399 An Act AN ACT CREATING CONSTRUCTION RELEVANCE IN THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM
HD2400 An Act AN ACT RELATIVE TO IMITATION FIREARMS
HD2662 An Act relative to elementary school achievement
HD2687 An Act relative to bee colony collapse disorder
HD2806 An Act relative to interest on property tax bills
HD2821 An Act reducing packaging waste in the commonwealth
HD2876 An Act establishing the small business appeals board
HD2877 An Act relative to community reinvestment goals for banks
HD2884 An Act encouraging the use of SNAP benefits at farmers markets
HD2887 An Act relative to establishing an independent review board for police shootings
HD2936 An Act relative to legal assistance in divorce proceedings
HD2942 An Act relative to improving mental health care through innovation
HD2966 An Act relative to correctional employees' retirement reinstatement
HD2978 An Act to promote college success in the commonwealth
HD3071 An Act relative to the reconnection of families of incarcerated persons
HD3163 An Act Expanding the Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit to Second Homes
HD3391 An Act providing for certain health insurance coverage
HD3617 By Mr. Devers of Lawrence, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Marcos A. Devers and others relative to the acceptance of credits from veterans for the purpose of completing a four-year degree. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.67 HD681 By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 67) of Brian M. Ashe and others that persons diagnosed with familial dysautonomia disorder receive certain services from the Department of Developmental Services. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.76 HD2867 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 76) of Nick Collins and others for legislation to enhance opportunities for children in the custody of the Commonwealth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.77 HD2709 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 77) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to ensure continued health insurance coverage for certain children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.79 HD1343 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 79) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to providing child care assistance to homeless families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.93 HD3183 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 93) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to grant certain grandparents the rights and privileges of kinship care. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.106 HD1937 By Mr. Lyons of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 106) of James J. Lyons, Jr. and others for an investigation by an independent commission on a certain case before the Department of Children and Families regarding Justina Pelletier. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.110 HD567 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 110) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to increase the Commonwealth's compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.112 HD2477 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 112) of James J. O'Day, Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to protecting Department of Children and Families social workers’ home addresses. 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.121 HD2196 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 121) of Denise Provost and others for the inclusion of individuals with disabilities within civil rights protections and nondiscrimination protections and for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the status of individuals and families with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.124 HD1946 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 124) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others for legislation to create a loan repayment program for direct care human service workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.125 HD2903 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 125) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to ensure equal access to services for certain residents of the Commonwealth, notwithstanding alienage or immigration status. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.129 HD1027 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 129) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to provide equal access to evaluations for children with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.144 HD1019 By Mr. Crighton of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 144) of Brendan P. Crighton and others relative to the establishment of community benefit districts in cities and towns. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.157 HD3215 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 157) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to enhancing consumer protection and transparency under the social work licensing law. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.159 HD2871 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 159) of James M. Cantwell and Benjamin Swan relative to telemarketing solicitation. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.162 HD3005 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 162) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to fair housing pre-licensing training for real estate agents. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.213 HD3022 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 213) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to limit fees charged by cashers of checks, drafts or money orders. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.231 HD242 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 231) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to require licensed pawnbrokers and second hand dealers to photograph and catalogue certain pawned articles. 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.250 HD1253 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 250) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others for legislation to prohibit businesses from misrepresenting the geographic location of such businesses in local telephone directories. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.283 HD2280 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 283) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to the use of slot machines in veterans' organizations. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.289 HD2371 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 289) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others for legislation to authorize certain private clubs to operate gaming devices. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.305 HD426 By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 305) of Brian M. Ashe and others relative to the mandatory minimum age for children to attend kindergarten. Education.
H.323 HD2128 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 323) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to the implementation of full-day kindergarten. 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.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.342 HD2819 By Mr. Devers of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 342) of Marcos A. Devers and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to establish the maximum age for school attendance in the city of Lawrence. Education. [Local Approval Received.]
H.343 HD2582 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 343) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to increasing voting opportunities and online voter registration awareness in public schools. 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.375 HD1152 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 375) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to allow teachers currently employed and receiving compensation to serve on the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Education.
H.382 HD541 By Miss Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 382) of Colleen M. Garry and others for legislation to require parental notification prior to the taking of student surveys in the public schools regarding personal or private issues. Education.
H.385 HD922 By Miss Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 385) of Colleen M. Garry and Benjamin Swan for legislation to establish an opt-out admissions lottery process for charter schools. Education.
H.386 HD2207 By Messrs. Gordon of Bedford and Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 386) of Kenneth I. Gordon, James M. Cantwell and others relative to social media password privacy for school students. Education.
H.393 HD72 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 393) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to improving procurement procedures to assure opportunities for students with disabilities. Education.
H.429 HD2844 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 429) of Jay D. Livingstone and others for legislation to increase participation in early childhood care settings. Education.
H.435 HD3485 By Mr. Mannal of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 435) of Brian R. Mannal and others relative to regional school transportation parity. Education.
H.443 HD677 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 443) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to support schools and communities to increase opportunities for physical activity. Education.
H.444 HD757 By Mr. Moran of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 444) of Frank A. Moran and others for legislation to improve public schools and narrow the achievement gap. Education.
H.448 HD2436 By Messrs. O'Day of West Boylston and Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 448) of James J. O'Day, Paul Brodeur and others relative to sexual health education. 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.456 HD2070 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 456) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for legislation to establish a task force to identify and review state laws, regulations, and administrative directives that prescribe requirements for school districts. Education.
H.467 HD196 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 467) of Denise Provost and others relative to the enrollment of students in charter schools. Education.
H.484 HD602 By Mr. Silvia of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 484) of Alan Silvia and others for legislation to require hand sanitizer dispensers in schools. Education.
H.485 HD78 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 485) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to charter schools. Education.
H.498 HD2211 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 498) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to provide the highest quality education through access of innovative and research-based language education instructional programs. Education.
H.516 HD2975 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 516) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to training of elder services workers in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Elder Affairs.
H.520 HD2456 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 520) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to stabilizing the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
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.523 HD454 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 523) of Kate Hogan and others relative to senior hoarding. Elder Affairs.
H.529 HD2741 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 529) of James J. O'Day, Patricia D. Jehlen and others for legislation to provide emergency aid to certain elderly and disabled residents. Elder Affairs.
H.534 HD1220 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 534) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others that the Division of Medical Assistance provide coverage for residential habilitation services for individuals age sixty or older. Elder Affairs.
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.553 HD3137 By Representatives Fox of Boston and Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 553) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to establish election day voter registration. Election Laws.
H.563 HD3181 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 563) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to authorize poll workers in local and state elections to participate in early voting or absentee voting. Election Laws.
H.596 HD377 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 596) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to enable cities and towns to extend voting rights in municipal elections to certain non-citizens of the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
H.623 HD1080 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 623) of Ruth B. Balser, James B. Eldridge and others relative to the disposition of public lands with conservation protected status. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.647 HD2045 By Mr. Day of Stoneham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 647) of Michael S. Day and others for legislation to increase access to recycling in the Commonwealth. 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.688 HD165 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 688) of Paul R. Heroux, Benjamin Swan and Chris Walsh relative to farmers’ markets. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.696 HD1571 By Representative Kaufman of Lexington and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 696) of Jay R. Kaufman, Kenneth J. Donnelly and others for legislation to establish a process to identify toxic chemical substances used in consumer products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.715 HD861 By Messrs. Livingstone of Boston and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 715) of Jay D. Livingstone, Byron Rushing and others for legislation to regulate the construction of buildings and structures that would cast shadows on certain public parks. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.723 HD52 By Mr. Miceli of Wilmington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 723) of James R. Miceli, Stephen L. DiNatale and Benjamin Swan relative to solid waste disposal facilities. 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.752 HD496 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 752) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to provide for the establishment of a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.754 HD1325 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 754) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to compute and track the individual and collective lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions of all fuels. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.784 HD764 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 784) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of group or individual disability, accident or sickness insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.804 HD3433 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 804) of Paul Brodeur and others for legislation to protect families from adverse financial conditions caused by unreasonable debt. Financial Services.
H.809 HD3282 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 809) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to provide for paid family leave within a new temporary disability insurance program. 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.829 HD2713 By Mr. Devers of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 829) of Marcos A. Devers and others that non-moving violations shall not be considered surchargeable incidents under the motor vehicle insurance law. Financial Services.
H.830 HD2908 By Mr. Devers of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 830) of Marcos A. Devers and others for legislation to prohibit the use of geographic locations in determining risk classifications relative to motor vehicle surcharges. Financial Services.
H.833 HD3503 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 833) of Diana DiZoglio and others for legislation to requiring prescription drug insurance providers to provide coverage for the expense of a medically prescribed voice-synthesizers. Financial Services.
H.835 HD3034 By Ms. DuBois of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 835) of Michelle M. DuBois and others for legislation to establish trust fund to protect citizens of the Commonwealth and municipalities impacted by the mortgage foreclosure crisis. Financial Services.
H.856 HD728 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 856) of Sean Garballey and others relative to coverage standards for children under private insurance. Financial Services.
H.858 HD2368 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 858) of Sean Garballey and others relative to access to child and adolescent mental health services. Financial Services.
H.861 HD1106 By Miss Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 861) of Colleen M. Garry and Benjamin Swan relative to access to care and healthcare insurance coverage for Ehler Danlos syndrome patients. Financial Services.
H.888 HD2615 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 888) of Mary S. Keefe and others that banks be required to mediate in good faith with homeowners to identify alternative resolutions before starting foreclosures. Financial Services.
H.891 HD1041 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 891) of Kay Khan and others relative to access to health insurance for human service providers and their employees. Financial Services.
H.892 HD3036 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 892) of Kay Khan and others relative to anesthesia insurance coverage for children hospitalized for dental treatment. Financial Services.
H.893 HD3145 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 893) of Kay Khan and others relative to requiring that certain health insurance policies include coverage for eating disorders. Financial Services.
H.894 HD3174 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 894) of Kay Khan and others relative to requiring insurance carriers to recognize nurse midwives as participating providers. Financial Services.
H.915 HD464 By Mr. Moran of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 915) of Frank A. Moran and others relative to the fixing or establishing of certain motor vehicle insurance rates. Financial Services.
H.927 HD1769 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Montigny, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 927) of Sarah K. Peake, Mark C. Montigny and others relative to HIV-associated lipodystrophy treatment. Financial Services.
H.934 HD3242 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 934) of Byron Rushing and others for an investigation by special commission (including members of the General Court) of the feasibility of establishing a bank owned by the Commonwealth or by a public authority constituted by the Commonwealth. Financial Services.
H.942 HD331 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 942) of John W. Scibak and others relative to providing hearing aid coverage for persons with profound hearing loss. Financial Services.
H.946 HD374 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 946) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation provide health benefit plan coverage for hearing aids. 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.979 HD1730 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 979) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to hospital profit transparency and fairness and the establishment of a Medicaid reimbursement enhancement fund. 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.984 HD1690 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 984) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others for legislation to establish a program within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services to eliminate copays and deductibles for certain high-value and low cost prescription drugs and treatments. Health Care Financing.
H.988 HD667 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 988) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility. Health Care Financing.
H.989 HD670 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 989) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to Medicaid expansion. 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.997 HD401 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 997) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to establish criteria for MassHealth hardship waivers. Health Care Financing.
H.998 HD1864 By Representative Hogan of Stow and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 998) of Kate Hogan and others strengthening the quality and efficiency of home health care services. Health Care Financing.
H.1009 HD2589 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1009) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to provide for primary and preventative health care services for certain children in the Commonwealth. Health Care Financing.
H.1022 HD582 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1022) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the MassHealth Program. Health Care Financing.
H.1026 HD1151 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1026) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to establish a single-payer health insurance trust fund. Health Care Financing.
H.1029 HD353 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1029) of John W. Scibak and Benjamin Swan relative to increasing the membership of the Health Care Workforce Advisory Council. Health Care Financing.
H.1033 HD1746 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1033) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to create a public health insurance agency to compete with private insurers. Health Care Financing.
H.1046 HD3544 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1046) of Sean Garballey and others relative to public higher education access and policies. Higher Education.
H.1055 HD2540 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1055) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to increase the share of courses taught by full-time tenure and tenure-track faculty. Higher Education.
H.1056 HD3230 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1056) of Paul W. Mark and others relative to providing for loan forgiveness for health care professionals serving under served rural communities. Higher Education.
H.1061 HD1035 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1061) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to provide high school graduates equal access to in-state tuition rates and financial aid in the higher education system. Higher Education.
H.1063 HD2182 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1063) of Byron Rushing and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study the feasibility of creating and funding a universal children’s college savings account. Higher Education.
H.1064 HD840 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator L'Italien, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1064) of Tom Sannicandro and others relative to creating higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and other developmental disabilities. Higher Education.
H.1066 HD1153 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1066) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to create a transitional aid to families with dependent children career pathways trust fund. Higher Education.
H.1067 HD2198 By Messrs. Sannicandro of Ashland and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1067) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to create a college savings program for every child born in the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
H.1068 HD3165 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1068) of Tom Sannicandro, Michael Moore and others relative to strengthening and expanding affordable, quality higher education opportunities for residents of the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
H.1069 HD3167 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1069) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to authorize public institutions of higher education to retain funds received as in-state tuition. Higher Education.
H.1070 HD3169 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1070) of Tom Sannicandro, Michael Moore and others for legislation to exempt residents of the Commonwealth from payment of tuition or mandatory curriculum fees at community colleges. Higher Education.
H.1094 HD3515 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1094) of Diana DiZoglio and others for legislation to establish a task force on the safety and welfare of elderly and disabled persons residing in public 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.
H.1129 HD691 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1129) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a homeless bill of rights. Housing.
H.1132 HD294 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1132) of John W. Scibak and Benjamin Swan for legislation to establish window falls prevention program within the Department of Housing and Community Development. Housing.
H.1138 HD831 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1138) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing. Housing.
H.1167 HD792 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1167) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation require county and state correctional facilities to provide substance abuse services to certain inmates. The Judiciary.
H.1170 HD1059 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1170) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the membership of the Parole Board. The Judiciary.
H.1171 HD1679 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1171) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to establish the Department of Mental Health as the oversight agency for the mental health system within the state prison system. The Judiciary.
H.1187 HD2118 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1187) of Garrett J. Bradley and others for legislation to increase the fines for failure to wear a seat belt. The Judiciary.
H.1203 HD2961 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1203) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to juror service certificates. The Judiciary.
H.1204 HD2964 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1204) of Paul Brodeur and others for legislation to improve juror service responses. The Judiciary.
H.1206 HD2982 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1206) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to punishments for property crimes against elderly or disabled persons. The Judiciary.
H.1207 HD3201 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1207) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to child-centered family law and child custody determinations. 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.1226 HD2988 By Mr. Carvalho of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1226) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the services and communications received by victims of violent crimes. The Judiciary.
H.1227 HD3015 By Mr. Carvalho of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1227) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to the process for the investigation of officer-involved deaths. The Judiciary.
H.1228 HD3204 By Mr. Carvalho of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1228) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others for legislation to clarify the responsibility of law enforcement agencies to enforce federal immigration law. The Judiciary.
H.1249 HD2401 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1249) of Daniel Cullinane and others relative to criminal offender record information. 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.1265 HD3524 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1265) of Diana DiZoglio, Shawn Dooley and Benjamin Swan relative to the penalties for violations of the public records law. 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.1283 HD3035 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1283) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to the training of law enforcement officers and correction officers in interactions with persons on the autism spectrum who are victims or witnesses to crimes, or suspected or convicted of crimes . The Judiciary.
H.1311 HD763 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1311) of Sean Garballey and others relative to health clubs and the use and deployment of defibrillators. The Judiciary.
H.1313 HD2089 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1313) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to promote the use of restorative justice practices. The Judiciary.
H.1320 HD545 By Miss Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1320) of Colleen M. Garry and others relative to the definition of gender identity as it applies to lawfully segregated facilities. The Judiciary.
H.1346 HD2898 By Mr. Gonzalez of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1346) of Carlos Gonzalez and others relative to penalties for crimes against seniors. The Judiciary.
H.1363 HD150 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1363) of Paul R. Heroux, Leah Cole and Benjamin Swan relative to the standard of proof for juvenile defendants. The Judiciary.
H.1366 HD154 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1366) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to the prevention of financial exploitation of the elderly. The Judiciary.
H.1370 HD241 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1370) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to prohibiting discrimination against adults with disabilities in family and juvenile court proceedings. The Judiciary.
H.1372 HD719 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1372) of Paul R. Heroux and others for the establishment of a Massachusetts innocence commission to analyze the circumstances of innocent persons being charged, prosecuted, convicted and incarcerated. The Judiciary.
H.1374 HD2604 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1374) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to the hiring of applicants who would be employed by or in schools in a positions involving direct contact with children . The Judiciary.
H.1381 HD2073 By Mr. Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1381) of Russell E. Holmes and others for legislation to collect data regarding the use of solitary confinement. The Judiciary.
H.1418 HD517 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1418) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to petitions to the Juvenile Court or Probate Court on behalf of certain special juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.1427 HD1575 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1427) of Mary S. Keefe and others for legislation to establish penalties for debarred employers, contractors and subcontractors illegally participating in contracts. The Judiciary.
H.1428 HD3055 By Representative Keefe of Worcester and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1428) of Mary S. Keefe and others relative to the process for the investigation of officer-involved deaths. The Judiciary.
H.1429 HD3425 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1429) of Mary S. Keefe and others for legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity by enhancing the enforcement and penalties for violations of the controlled substances laws. The Judiciary.
H.1430 HD227 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1430) of Kay Khan and others relative to the protection of children in foster care. The Judiciary.
H.1433 HD2809 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1433) of Kay Khan and others relative to the expungement of criminal records of juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.1434 HD3032 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1434) of Kay Khan and others relative to providing written health education information to incarcerated women by correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
H.1435 HD3152 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1435) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to mandate separate and secure waiting areas for victims and families in the courts of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.1436 HD3268 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1436) of Kay Khan and others relative to the evaluation of the frequency and outcome of contacts between juveniles of various racial and ethnic categories and law enforcement and court personnel and other Commonwealth officials. The Judiciary.
H.1465 HD3303 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1465) of Jay D. Livingstone and others for legislation to prohibit government video surveillance of public or private property without first providing sufficient public notice. The Judiciary.
H.1475 HD2592 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1475) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the use of solitary confinement in correctional facilities. 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.1484 HD2869 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1484) of Paul W. Mark, Benjamin Swan and Chris Walsh relative to attorney recruitment in rural communities. The Judiciary.
H.1489 HD162 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1489) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the liability of farmers' markets. The Judiciary.
H.1493 HD2587 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1493) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the registered land in the office of an assistant recorder. The Judiciary.
H.1498 HD2826 By Mr. Moran of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1498) of Frank A. Moran and others relative to vacant, foreclosing and foreclosed property. The Judiciary.
H.1514 HD110 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1514) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and Benjamin Swan relative to the modification of custody orders involving parents called to active military service. The Judiciary.
H.1521 HD2891 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1521) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others relative to the protection of intoxicated persons. The Judiciary.
H.1530 HD1765 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Brownsberger, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1530) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to penalties for the crime of female genital mutilation. 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.1541 HD1262 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1541) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to information provided to women seeking abortions. The Judiciary.
H.1555 HD1371 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1555) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to impose a penalty for the confinement of farm animals in a manner that does not allow them to turn around freely, lie down, stand up, and fully extend their limbs. The Judiciary.
H.1559 HD3227 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1559) of David M. Rogers and others relative to the parole process. The Judiciary.
H.1560 HD3298 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1560) of David M. Rogers and others relative to establishing a right to counsel in certain eviction cases. The Judiciary.
H.1568 HD362 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1568) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to repeal certain laws. The Judiciary.
H.1569 HD365 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1569) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the reform of laws implicating tramps, vagrants, and vagabonds. The Judiciary.
H.1571 HD371 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1571) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the enforcement of certain civil rights laws. The Judiciary.
H.1572 HD383 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1572) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the reform of laws implicating certain private consensual intimate conduct between adults. The Judiciary.
H.1573 HD392 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1573) of Byron Rushing and others relative to Sunday hunting, the protection of pigeons and penalties for sexual abuse of animals. The Judiciary.
H.1574 HD506 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1574) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to adjust the credit calculated for days imprisoned for the nonpayment of a fines against amounts owed. The Judiciary.
H.1575 HD1969 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1575) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to improve the collection and analysis of data relative to traffic stops. The Judiciary.
H.1576 HD2875 By Messrs. Rushing of Boston and Carvalho of , a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1576) of Byron Rushing and others relative to motor vehicle parking and bicyclist traffic violation appeals. The Judiciary.
H.1577 HD3072 By Representatives Rushing of Boston and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1577) of Byron Rushing and others relative to gender identity and access to public accommodations. The Judiciary.
H.1579 HD3200 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1579) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to protect tenants and prevent vacancies in foreclosed homes. The Judiciary.
H.1584 HD3156 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1584) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to reform pretrial processes. The Judiciary.
H.1592 HD300 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1592) of John W. Scibak and Benjamin Swan relative to discrimination because of a known relationship or association with a handicapped individual. The Judiciary.
H.1597 HD314 By Mr. Silvia of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1597) of Alan Silvia and others relative to the disposition of the personal property of tenants in actions for possession of land or tenements. The Judiciary.
H.1599 HD486 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1599) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require judicial review of foreclosures on residential mortgages. The Judiciary.
H.1608 HD414 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1608) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further regulate the performing of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health . The Judiciary.
H.1628 HD2997 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1628) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to the criteria for the release of terminally ill inmates to alternative locations of confinement. The Judiciary.
H.1640 HD3525 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1640) of Aaron Vega and others relative to Superior Court foreclosure procedures. The Judiciary.
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.1698 HD1301 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1698) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to employment and job training. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1702 HD2648 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1702) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others relative to the minimum wage employers are required to pay tipped employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1708 HD2248 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1708) of Sean Garballey and others establishing schedules for employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1713 HD2919 By Mr. Gonzalez of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1713) of Carlos Gonzalez and others for legislation to dedicate a portion of certain grants to promote community on-the-job training for youths. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1714 HD2342 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1714) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to vocational training for the unemployed. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1715 HD2345 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1715) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to temporary workers’ unemployment benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1717 HD2364 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1717) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to promoting job training in the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1718 HD3411 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1718) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program for employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1721 HD3539 By Mr. Hunt of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1721) of Daniel J. Hunt and Benjamin Swan relative to evaluating injury and illness data and establishing safety and health measures to protect employees of the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1728 HD1230 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1728) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to abusive or hostile work environments. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1730 HD3266 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1730) of Robert M. Koczera and Benjamin Swan relative to matching contributions or annual additions by employers to retirement plans of employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1733 HD2802 By Representatives Livingstone of Boston and Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1733) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to pay equity. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1737 HD3305 By Representatives Malia of Boston and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1737) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Sean Garballey and others for legislation to ensure the payment of at least a living wage to all employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1748 HD1833 By Representatives Michlewitz of Boston and Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1748) of Aaron Michlewitz, Kate Hogan and others for legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1757 HD898 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1757) of Keiko M. Orrall and others relative to non discrimination training in the workplace. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1762 HD2165 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1762) of David M. Rogers and others for the establishment of a living minimum wage for employees and contracted employees of the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1764 HD373 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1764) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to make it unlawful to discriminate on the basis of height and weight in compensation or in terms, conditions or privileges of employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1766 HD66 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1766) of Tom Sannicandro and others to further regulate workers' compensation. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1769 HD736 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1769) of Ellen Story, Joan B. Lovely and others relative to pregnancy, childbirth, or a related condition protection of employees and job applicants. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1771 HD2072 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1771) of Ellen Story, Jennifer L. Flanagan and others for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing, and harrassment, without regard to protected class status. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1778 HD1777 By Mrs. Whipps Lee of Athol, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1778) of Susannah M. Whipps Lee and others relative to the exemption of state income tax for low wage workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1790 HD3512 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1790) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to safe in-patient alcoholism or substance abuse treatment locations. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1798 HD2108 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1798) of Kay Khan and others relative to juvenile mental health and substance abuse. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1799 HD2597 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1799) of Kay Khan and others relative to inpatient mental health care treatment. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1800 HD2784 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1800) of Kay Khan and others relative to improving mental health treatment. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1801 HD3158 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1801) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to increase access to mental health services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1803 HD1944 By Mr. Lyons of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1803) of James J. Lyons, Jr. and others relative to the minimum reimbursement rate for adult residential behavioral health and addiction treatment. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1814 HD2980 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1814) of Denise Provost and others relative to the rights of persons receiving services through the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1815 HD975 By Representatives Sannicandro of Ashland and Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1815) of Tom Sannicandro and others relative to youth substance abuse needs. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1826 HD2126 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1826) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to protecting puppies and kittens. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1849 HD868 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1849) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth. 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.1867 HD3556 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1867) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to establish a Hampshire-Franklin Commission on the Status of Women. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1924 HD2081 By Mr. D'Emilia of Bridgewater, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1924) of Angelo L. D'Emilia and others relative to baseline concussion testing for student athletes. Public Health.
H.1926 HD2613 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1926) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to the fees charged for the certification of fire fighters as emergency medical technicians. Public Health.
H.1941 HD972 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1941) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others that the Department of Public Health implement a food labeling program for commercially caught, landed and sold saltwater fish. Public Health.
H.1954 HD1189 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1954) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to prohibit the sale of tobacco products at certain health care institutions. Public Health.
H.1958 HD678 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1958) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the maximum number of patients assigned to a registered nurses or hospital care attendants. Public Health.
H.1961 HD687 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1961) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to benefit the Health Safety Net Trust Fund. Public Health.
H.1968 HD1102 By Miss Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1968) of Colleen M. Garry, Barbara L'Italien and Benjamin Swan for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) on ovarian cancer prevention, screening, education and support programs. Public Health.
H.1973 HD45 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1973) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to the modernization of optometric patient care. Public Health.
H.1974 HD1326 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1974) of Patricia A. Haddad and Benjamin Swan for legislation to establish an interscholastic athletic head injury safety training program within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.1998 HD2941 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1998) of Kay Khan and others relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
H.2000 HD3147 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2000) of Kay Khan and others relative to the services provided by dental hygenists. Public Health.
H.2001 HD3151 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2001) of Kay Khan and others relative to home health and hospice aides. Public Health.
H.2002 HD3216 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2002) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to provide for the rapid deployment of qualified nurses. Public Health.
H.2003 HD1231 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2003) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to nutritional needs of homeless residents. Public Health.
H.2013 HD3543 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2013) of Ronald Mariano, Denise C. Garlick and Benjamin Swan relative to public health planning, procedures and improvements. 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.2024 HD944 By Mr. Nangle of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2024) of David M. Nangle and Benjamin Swan relative to eliminating emergency room overcrowding and diversions. Public Health.
H.2045 HD2373 By Representative Rogers of Norwood and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2045) of John H. Rogers, Michael F. Rush and others relative to granting equal access to original birth certificates. Public Health.
H.2046 HD1899 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2046) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for the establishment of a special commission on the eye care and vision health needs of the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.2048 HD1906 By Messrs. Sánchez of Boston and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2048) of Jeffrey Sánchez, Byron Rushing and others for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. Public Health.
H.2050 HD2015 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2050) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to prohibit the sale to minors of electronic devices used to deliver liquid nicotine vapor. Public Health.
H.2056 HD329 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2056) of John W. Scibak and Benjamin Swan that the Board of Registration in Pharmacy be authorized to provide for the establishment and operation of a cancer drug repository program. Public Health.
H.2057 HD352 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2057) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to establish in the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services a Massachusetts Alzheimer’s project. Public Health.
H.2062 HD594 By Representative Scibak of South Hadley and Senator Chandler, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2062) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the restoration of oral health benefits for MassHealth recipients. Public Health.
H.2067 HD2743 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2067) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products. Public Health.
H.2069 HD2797 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2069) of Thomas M. Stanley and Benjamin Swan relative to the labeling information for commercially caught fish. Public Health.
H.2071 HD850 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2071) of Ellen Story and Benjamin Swan that the Division of Medical Assistance provide coverage of screenings for postpartum depression. Public Health.
H.2099 HD3008 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2099) of Paul Brodeur, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and Benjamin Swan relative to carbon monoxide and fire alarms in schools, residences and places of public assembly. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2101 HD2617 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2101) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to require seatbelts in school buses. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2106 HD3024 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2106) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to uniform use of deadly force guidelines. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2123 HD2638 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2123) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to seat belts on school buses. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2136 HD157 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2136) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to establish and award grants for the reduction of violence in municipalities. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2137 HD3172 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2137) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to establish a pilot program to reduce the traumatic consequences of interactions between police and vulnerable individuals. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2146 HD2489 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2146) of Peter V. Kocot and others for legislation to establish a reporting protocol for the Executive Office of Public Safety to monitor and report the backlogs in elevator inspections across the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2170 HD2804 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2170) of Denise Provost and others relative to body-worn cameras by law enforcement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2218 HD1474 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2218) of Tackey Chan and others relative to the appointment of an executive director and assistant executive director to the Massachusetts Sheriff's Association. Public Service.
H.2269 HD1530 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2269) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the divestment of state pension funds from holdings in fossil fuel companies. Public Service.
H.2274 HD2603 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2274) of Diana DiZoglio and Benjamin Swan for legislation to designate constitutional officers as employers of the employees under their jurisdiction. Public Service.
H.2275 HD2612 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2275) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to expenses incurred in defense against denial of benefits by incapacitated employees. Public Service.
H.2276 HD2640 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2276) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to the appointment and reappointment of public safety officers. Public Service.
H.2277 HD2643 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2277) of Diana DiZoglio and others that certain fire fighters may wear uniforms while on duty and making solicitations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Public Service.
H.2282 HD2551 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2282) of Peter J. Durant and others relative to the state employee's sick leave bank. Public Service.
H.2302 HD1967 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2302) of Sean Garballey and others relative to increasing the base for the calculation of cost-of-living increases for retired public employees. 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.2323 HD243 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2323) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to provide certain employees in the Department of Correction with line of duty death benefits. 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.2364 HD1415 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2364) of Jay D. Livingstone and others for legislation to extend line-of-duty public safety death benefits to all public employees. Public Service.
H.2384 HD2473 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2384) of James J. O'Day, Benjamin Swan and Michael O. Moore for legislation to grant creditable service for retirement purposes to certain public employees. Public Service.
H.2385 HD2474 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2385) of James J. O'Day and others relative to public employees' workers compensation benefits. Public Service.
H.2387 HD3440 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2387) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for legislation to pro-rate premium contribution rates for certain part-time public employees based on the number of hours worked. Public Service.
H.2393 HD579 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2393) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others for legislation to provide special line of duty death benefits to public safety officers. Public Service.
H.2395 HD386 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2395) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to further regulate the right to strike of public employees. Public Service.
H.2411 HD1362 By Representative Silvia of Fall River and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2411) of Alan Silvia, Michael J. Rodrigues and others relative to providing prescription drug cost reimbursements to certain retirees. Public Service.
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.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.2484 HD3285 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2484) of Diana DiZoglio and Benjamin Swan for legislation to simplify the motor vehicle excise tax process and prevent multiple excise charges. 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.2495 HD1911 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2495) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to the tax on gross gaming revenues, the waiting period for certain former public officials to be employed by gaming licensees and prohibiting financial assistance from state funds for gaming licensees. Revenue.
H.2503 HD2060 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2503) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others relative to access to capital for business growth in economically distressed communities. 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.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.2575 HD2998 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2575) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to create a program to reduce childhood obesity by assessing a tax on candies, confectionaries and soft drinks. Revenue.
H.2576 HD3097 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2576) of Kay Khan and others relative to establishing a substance abuse health protection fund with collections from the sale of certain alcoholic beverages. Revenue.
H.2587 HD2943 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Creem, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2587) of Stephen Kulik, Cynthia Stone Creem and others for legislation to further regulate expenditures for mortgages from the Community Preservation Trust Fund. 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.2605 HD1656 By Mr. Mahoney of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2605) of John J. Mahoney and others relative to the process for collecting delinquent property taxes. Revenue.
H.2607 HD3219 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2607) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to providing for a tax deduction for income attributable to the discharge of debt on principal residences including debt reduced through mortgage restructuring. Revenue.
H.2655 HD2310 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2655) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to reduce the real property tax obligations of persons over the age of sixty in exchange for volunteer service. Revenue.
H.2668 HD3007 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2668) of Denise Provost and others for the imposition of a tax on certain private institutions of higher learning for the purpose of establishing a separate fund to be known as the educational opportunity for all trust fund. 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.2698 HD1862 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2698) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to assess certain taxes for financing regional transportation needs and investments. Revenue.
H.2706 HD2577 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2706) of Diana DiZoglio and others providing for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to studying the legislative process. Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently.
H.2709 HD424 By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2709) of Brian M. Ashe and others for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor designating the last day of February as Rare Disease Day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2725 HD3555 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2725) of Nick Collins, Benjamin Swan and Donald H. Wong that certain contracts issued for services require the employment of a minimum number of individuals with disabilities. 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.2750 HD3159 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2750) of Paul R. Heroux, Benjamin Swan and Chris Walsh for legislation to direct executive departments and agencies to develop, adhere to and update plans to address nondiscrimination in employment. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2751 HD3161 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2751) of Paul R. Heroux, Carlos Gonzalez and Benjamin Swan relative to the membership of the Commission Against Discrimination. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2752 HD3198 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2752) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to designate New England clam chowder as the official appetizer of the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2772 HD1190 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2772) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to the storage and dissemination of certain public records in an electronic format. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2775 HD3531 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2775) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to the open meeting law. 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.2809 HD381 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2809) of Byron Rushing and others relative to protecting tropical forests by restricting state purchases of certain wood products. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2810 HD382 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2810) of Byron Rushing and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the seal and motto of the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2811 HD540 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2811) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to establish a permanent office of access and opportunity within the Executive Office for Administration and Finance. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2812 HD2863 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2812) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the establishment of a secretary to reduce and prevent homelessness. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2813 HD2882 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2813) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to establish the Massachusetts law revision commission. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2814 HD2890 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2814) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the disclosure of participation in the slave trade. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2849 HD2976 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2849) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to utility data transparency and access. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2883 HD3251 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2883) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to establish a framework for consumer electricity rate savings and to make certain other changes in law. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2912 HD3191 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2912) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to identifying cost-effective energy savings for gas and electric customers in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2929 HD3398 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2929) of Byron Rushing and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the viability of designating a space or facility in the city of Boston commemorating the visit of Nelson Mandela. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2952 HD3435 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2952) of Paul Brodeur and others for legislation to exempt disabled veterans from motor vehicle registration fees on primary passenger vehicles. Transportation.
H.2953 HD2278 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2953) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to establish the Massachusetts rail transit fund. Transportation.
H.2973 HD1965 By Mr. D'Emilia of Bridgewater, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2973) of Angelo L. D'Emilia and others for legislation to clarify the definition, testing regulations and enforcement of motorcycle sound emissions. Transportation.
H.2984 HD1566 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2984) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others to provide for reforms and improvements to the Commonwealth's transportation system. Transportation.
H.2985 HD1650 By Representative Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2985) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Patricia D. Jehlen and others relative to junior operator's licenses. Transportation.
H.2987 HD1532 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2987) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others for legislation to prohibit the charging of fees by the Registry of Motor Vehicles for the answering of certain common questions. Transportation.
H.3026 HD2490 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3026) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to improving passenger rail service between Springfield and Boston. Transportation.
H.3034 HD782 By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3034) of Marc T. Lombardo and others for legislation repeal the requirement for operators and passengers on motorcycles over the age of eighteen to wear protective headgear. Transportation.
H.3039 HD2584 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3039) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to motor vehicle license suspension record privacy. 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.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.3127 HD1988 By Representative Atkins of Concord and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3127) of Cory Atkins, James B. Eldridge and others for the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to convene a Constitutional Convention to consider amendments to the Constitution to limit the influence of money in our political system. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3131 HD2979 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3131) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to scholarship programs for children of veterans and public officers. 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.3158 HD1907 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3158) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to establishing the office of the Secretary of the Department of Veterans’ Services in the Governor's cabinet. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3159 HD1912 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3159) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to shelter benefits for veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
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.3246 HD2732 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3246) of Paul McMurtry, Marjorie C. Decker and Benjamin Swan relative to quarterly billing of members of health maintenance organizations. Financial Services.
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.3275 HD2698 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3275) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to anonymously made complaints alleging violations of the laws or regulations related to public health. Public Health.
H.3293 HD2859 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3293) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the public disclosure of veterans owing taxes. Revenue.
H.3295 HD2894 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3295) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to establish a college tuition tax deduction. Revenue.
H.3304 HD2811 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3304) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the open meeting law. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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.

By Request
SD1865 For legislation relative to disability insurance benefits
H.1106
By Request
HD3224 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1106) of Lee A. Fremault and Benjamin Swan for legislation to prohibit smoking in residential apartments. Housing.

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  • FashionArt School, B.F.A.
  • Howard University; University of Massachusetts at Amherst, M.Ed.
  • Mass. House 1994 - Present
Eleventh Hampden, Consisting of Springfield: Ward 2: Precinct H, Ward 3: Precinct A, Ward 4, Ward 5: Precincts A, B, E, F, Ward 6: Precinct E, Ward 7: Precinct A, Ward 8: Precinct C