Bill Docket Bill Title
HD3769 By Representatives Garry of Dracut and Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Colleen M. Garry, Keiko M. Orrall and others relative to windshield wiper and headlight use. Transportation.
H.70 HD1595 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 70) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to spouses under the definition of family members serving as paid caregivers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.71 HD1596 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 71) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to providing for the public disclosure of quality indicators for the developmentally disabled. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.71 SD1001 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 71) of James B. Eldridge, Jay R. Kaufman, Aaron Vega, Peter V. Kocot and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote restorative justice practices. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.78 HD1834 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 78) of Mark J. Cusack and others for legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.79 SD10 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 79) of Brian A. Joyce, Tom Sannicandro, Carolyn C. Dykema, Barbara L'Italien and others for legislation to create a special commission on behavior modification. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.81 SD1728 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 81) of John F. Keenan, Tom Sannicandro, Thomas J. Calter, Elizabeth A. Malia and other members of the General Court for legislation to the protect persons with a disability. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.86 SD1613 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 86) of Barbara L'Italien, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Carolyn C. Dykema, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the Commonwealth's compliance with federal law meeting requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.87 HD2450 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 87) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to the collection and reporting of certain nursing facility resident care information. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.87 SD1626 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 87) of Barbara L'Italien, Marjorie C. Decker, Michael O. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide equal access to evaluations for children with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.91 HD2468 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 91) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others for the establishment of an access to healthcare task force (including members of the General Court) for former foster youth to review the barriers of access to healthcare for youth who are aging out or have aged out of the care of the Department of Children and Families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.92 HD3003 By Mrs. Harrington of Groton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 92) of Sheila C. Harrington and others relative to the care and protection of children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.97 HD3202 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 97) of Kay Khan and others relative to the protection of the mental and physical health of minors from sexual orientation and/or gender identity change efforts. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.103 SD984 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 103) of Karen E. Spilka, David M. Nangle, Michelle M. DuBois, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the office of the child advocate. 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.111 HD2434 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 111) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to reducing injury to individuals in the care and custody of the staff of the Department of Youth Services and to the staff of the department. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.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.113 HD2818 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 113) of James J. O'Day and others relative to administering the medical assistance programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.122 SD317 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 122) of Daniel A. Wolf, Stephen Kulik, Chris Walsh, Louis L. Kafka and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the planning and development of sustainable communities. Community Development and Small Businesses.
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.
S.131 SD121 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 131) of Cynthia S. Creem, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, David Paul Linsky, Thomas J. Calter and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide consumers with equal protection for all real estate appraisals. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.142 SD1015 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 142) of James B. Eldridge, Sean Garballey and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation to protect consumers in the issuance of sports and entertainment tickets. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.143 SD1053 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 143) of James B. Eldridge, Jennifer E. Benson, Carolyn C. Dykema, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the privacy of consumer financial information. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.144 SD1071 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 144) of James B. Eldridge, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael O. Moore, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide municipal control of liquor licenses. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.146 SD1769 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 146) of James B. Eldridge, Chris Walsh, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to family financial protection. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.147 SD1796 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 147) of James B. Eldridge and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation relative to debt settlement. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.152 HD1600 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 152) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to expand the sale of products by farmer breweries. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.160 HD1593 By Ms. Cariddi of North Adams, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 160) of Gailanne M. Cariddi and others for legislation to require transparency in solicitations via telephone and similar devices. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.162 SD133 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 162) of Thomas P. Kennedy, Bradford R. Hill, David Paul Linsky, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation to further regulate the continuing education requirements for certain real estate appraisers and trainees. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.176 HD2166 By Mr. Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 176) of Paul J. Donato and Carolyn C. Dykema relative to establishing a board of registration in physical therapy. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.186 SD1528 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 186) of Richard J. Ross, Jeffrey N. Roy and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation relative to professional solicitors. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.198 HD2445 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 198) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others for legislation to protect consumers using the Internet from identity theft and online predators. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.214 SD1654 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 214) of James B. Eldridge, Peter V. Kocot, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote efficiency and transparency in economic development. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.221 SD533 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 221) of Joan B. Lovely, Theodore C. Speliotis, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Louis L. Kafka and other members of the General Court for legislation to create the Home Works Program. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.232 SD919 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 232) of Karen E. Spilka, Josh S. Cutler, Jason M. Lewis, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage small business growth in the Commonwealth. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.234 SD1640 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 234) of Karen E. Spilka, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Jason M. Lewis, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to create an innovative communities program. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.236 HD2907 By Mr. Mirra of West Newbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 236) of Leonard Mirra and others that the Division of Professional Licensure amend the Uniform State Plumbing Code and associated regulations to include a category of agricultural buildings and operations. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.254 SD51 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 254) of Cynthia S. Creem, William N. Brownsberger, Carolyn C. Dykema, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize a study of school day starting times and schedules. Education.
S.255 SD56 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 255) of Cynthia S. Creem, Carolyn C. Dykema, James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to special education transportation costs. Education.
H.255 HD2780 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 255) of Denise Provost and others relative to local control of liquor licenses. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.264 HD350 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 264) of John W. Scibak and Carolyn C. Dykema that telemarketers be required to use legitimate phone numbers so that consumers can directly communicate with solicitors. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.267 HD1829 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 267) of John W. Scibak and others relative to access to telemedicine services by allowing certain clinicians to be credentialed and to allow for coverage of such services by all payers and the Medicaid program. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.269 HD1244 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 269) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others relative to defining a timeframe for users of real estate appraisal services to file a complaint with the Massachusetts Department of Public Licensure . Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.271 HD1731 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 271) of Theodore C. Speliotis and Carolyn C. Dykema relative to the solicitation of charitable donations for profit. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.297 HD1756 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Chandler, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 297) of Sarah K. Peake, Harriette L. Chandler and others relative to coordinating the availability of transit services to employees of existing and expanding businesses by the Massachusetts Office of Business Development. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.298 SD1786 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 298) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Carolyn C. Dykema and James B. Eldridge for legislation to protect student privacy. Education.
H.302 HD1377 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 302) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to authorize the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development to establish a local economic development assistance program. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.308 HD1602 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 308) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to make and investigation and study to determine whether there are sufficient and appropriate services for low incidence students with disabilities. Education.
H.310 HD1664 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 310) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to dispute resolution processes within the Bureau of Special Education Appeals. Education.
S.311 SD1555 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 311) of Barbara L'Italien, Mary S. Keefe, Ruth B. Balser, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Massachusetts high school diplomas. Education.
S.313 SD1606 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 313) of Barbara L'Italien, Carolyn C. Dykema, Marjorie C. Decker, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a discretionary grant program for students with autism. Education.
S.315 SD1639 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 315) of Barbara L'Italien, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Carolyn C. Dykema, Tom Sannicandro and other members of the General Court for legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities. Education.
S.336 SD1012 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 336) of Karen E. Spilka, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Lori A. Ehrlich, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote global trade and economic development through dual language and bi-literacy. Education.
H.336 HD1467 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 336) of Tackey Chan and others relative to promoting child development and school-readiness. Education.
H.338 HD2319 By Representative Cronin of Easton and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 338) of Claire D. Cronin, Thomas P. Kennedy and others relative to student safety. 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.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.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.
S.397 SD770 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 397) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jay R. Kaufman, Timothy R. Madden, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to healthy families and businesses. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.402 SD889 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 402) of James B. Eldridge, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Stephen Kulik, James R. Miceli and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the natural and historic resources of the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.404 HD1481 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 404) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to ensure that students with disabilities have an opportunity to participate in physical education. Education.
S.404 SD1030 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 404) of James B. Eldridge, Jennifer E. Benson, Lori A. Ehrlich, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation to require producer responsibility for collection reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.408 SD923 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 408) of Anne M. Gobi, Robert M. Koczera, Carolyn C. Dykema and Chris Walsh for legislation to establish the Massachusetts paint stewardship program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.413 SD1042 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 413) of Anne M. Gobi, Marc R. Pacheco, James B. Eldridge, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the management of problem wildlife. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.416 SD1077 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 416) of Anne M. Gobi, Marc R. Pacheco, Gailanne M. Cariddi, Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish a snowmobile educational safety program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.419 SD1081 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 419) of Anne M. Gobi, James B. Eldridge, Ellen Story, Stephen Kulik and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the distribution of raw milk. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.422 HD1698 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 422) of Kay Khan and others relative to establishing a foreign language education seal of biliteracy for students. 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.
S.446 SD447 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 446) of Michael O. Moore, Timothy R. Madden, Brian R. Mannal, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the enforcement of illegal hunting practices. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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.
S.451 SD194 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 451) of Marc R. Pacheco, Frank I. Smizik, Stephen Kulik, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.453 HD1707 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 453) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to high school graduation requirements for students with learning disabilities. 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.462 HD3114 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 462) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for legislation to develop a high quality pre-kindergarten education grant program. Education.
H.477 HD375 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 477) of Tom Sannicandro, Marjorie C. Decker and Carolyn C. Dykema relative to the transportation and treatment of certain students who are suspended or expelled from school. Education.
S.487 SD96 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 487) of Cynthia S. Creem, Carolyn C. Dykema and Kathleen O'Connor Ives for legislation relative to special education health care costs. Financial Services.
S.501 SD982 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 501) of Anne M. Gobi, Marc R. Pacheco, Mark C. Montigny, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court relative to the use of certain insurance underwriting guidelines for homeowners with dogs living on such insured property. Financial Services.
S.502 SD985 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 502) of Anne M. Gobi, Harriette L. Chandler, Marc R. Pacheco, Brian A. Joyce and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Lyme Disease treatment coverage. Financial Services.
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.519 HD968 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 519) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to the calculation of income for spouses of nursing home residents. 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.
S.521 SD335 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 521) of Thomas M. McGee, Brian M. Ashe, Carolyn C. Dykema, Angelo M. Scaccia and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to health insurance coverage by athletic trainers. Financial Services.
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.526 HD1412 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 526) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the prevention and elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression within the Department of Elder Affairs. 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.543 HD2111 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 543) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to disclosures by individuals or entities making independent expenditures for electioneering communications. Election Laws.
H.548 HD2392 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 548) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to improving disclosure of electioneering communications reports. Election Laws.
S.557 SD1021 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 557) of Karen E. Spilka, David Paul Linsky, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect access to confidential healthcare. Financial Services.
S.567 SD1452 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 567) of Harriette L. Chandler, Kate Hogan, James J. O'Day, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish criteria for Masshealth hardship waivers. Health Care Financing.
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.624 HD1636 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 624) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to the prevention of hazardous material release through underground tanks. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.627 SD234 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 627) of Marc R. Pacheco, Patricia A. Haddad, Carolyn C. Dykema, Keiko M. Orrall and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the spinal cord injury trust fund. Health Care Financing.
H.630 HD1079 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 630) of James M. Cantwell, Louis L. Kafka and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation to authorize the Department of Agricultural Resources to promulgate rules and regulations governing boarding kennels and daycare facilities for dogs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.650 HD2168 By Mr. Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 650) of Paul J. Donato and Carolyn C. Dykema relative to extending the permit term authority of the Department of Conservation and Recreation on department property from 5 years to 10 years. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.659 HD1242 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 659) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to hydraulic fracturing wastewater. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.663 HD3397 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 663) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag pollution. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.678 HD690 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 678) of Sean Garballey and Carolyn C. Dykema protecting lakes and ponds by establishing an invasive aquatic plant management fund. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.680 SD1016 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 680) of Karen E. Spilka, Benjamin Swan, Marjorie C. Decker, David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote higher education among employees of human services provider organizations. Higher Education.
H.689 HD536 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 689) of Kate Hogan and others that cities and towns be authorized to establish agricultural commissions for the promotion and development of the agricultural resources. 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.697 HD1852 By Representative Kaufman of Lexington and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 697) of Jay R. Kaufman, Kenneth J. Donnelly and others that the Department of Environmental Protection be notified by manufacturers of products containing toxic chemicals. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.697 SD1764 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 697) of James B. Eldridge, Peter V. Kocot, Cory Atkins, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to credit building. Housing.
H.707 HD1407 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 707) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish old growth forest reserves in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.711 HD2034 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 711) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish a state meat inspection program and enhance the meat and poultry slaughter and processing infrastructure in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.712 HD2053 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 712) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to promote farm viability. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.713 HD2063 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 713) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to direct the Commissioner of Agricultural Resources to establish a livestock care and standards board to ensure the humane keeping and treatment of livestock. 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.
S.740 SD61 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 740) of Cynthia S. Creem, William N. Brownsberger, Daniel J. Ryan, Evandro C. Carvalho and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to special juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.740 HD218 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 740) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to to protect drinking water from hydraulic fracturing. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.749 HD1657 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 749) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others relative to buffer zones on land under the agricultural restriction program. 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.764 HD3205 By Representative Straus of Mattapoisett and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 764) of William M. Straus, Michael J. Rodrigues and others for the establishment of a task force (including members of the General Court) to investigate short and long-term solutions to preserving and strengthening the cranberry industry. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.766 SD616 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 766) of Cynthia S. Creem, Carolyn C. Dykema, James B. Eldridge and Marjorie C. Decker for legislation relative to counsel at parole hearings for juvenile life sentences. The Judiciary.
H.783 HD762 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 783) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of certain insurance policies. Financial Services.
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.787 HD804 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 787) of Ruth B. Balser, Kenneth J. Donnelly and others for legislation to require health care coverage for emergency psychiatric services. Financial Services.
H.789 HD826 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Lewis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 789) of Ruth B. Balser, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to require coverage for community and home-based behavioral health care services for certain children and adolescents with mental health disorders. Financial Services.
H.792 HD2912 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 792) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to provide transparency in the data contained in the payer and provider claims database. Financial Services.
H.793 HD2742 By Mr. Berthiaume, Jr. of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 793) of Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. and others for legislation to include participation in a health care sharing ministry as a qualifying student health insurance plan. 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.810 HD1188 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 810) of James M. Cantwell and others that the Commissioner of Insurance be directed to make a bi-annual investigation relative to flood insurance rates. Financial Services.
S.810 SD1105 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 810) of James B. Eldridge, Jonathan D. Zlotnik, Michael O. Moore, Sean Garballey and other members of the General Court for legislation to expunge the records of persons falsely accused and juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.813 HD3160 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 813) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
H.814 HD3414 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 814) of James M. Cantwell and others for legislation to direct the Attorney General to provide for a study of the methodology used to promulgate new flood insurance rate maps through the National Flood Insurance Program. Financial Services.
S.831 SD997 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 831) of Anne M. Gobi and Carolyn C. Dykema relative to advertising by justices of the peace for the solemnization of marriages. The Judiciary.
S.833 SD1005 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 833) of Anne M. Gobi, David T. Vieira and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation relative to increasing the fee for temporary justice of the peace licenses. The Judiciary.
S.834 SD1061 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 834) of Anne M. Gobi, Sal N. DiDomenico, James E. Timilty, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Child-Centered Family Law. The Judiciary.
S.836 SD1432 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 836) of Anne M. Gobi, Barbara L'Italien, Carolyn C. Dykema, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a Bill of Rights for victims of sexual assault and related purposes. The Judiciary.
H.840 HD2945 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 840) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the reporting of credit transactions of consumers by financial or consumer lending institutions following bankruptcies. Financial Services.
S.842 SD1387 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 842) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Marjorie C. Decker, Jose F. Tosado, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to decriminalize non-violent and verbal student misconduct. The Judiciary.
H.843 HD3343 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 843) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others for legislation to mandate health insurance coverage for certain brain injury rehabilitation. Financial Services.
H.871 HD595 By Representative Hogan of Stow and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 871) of Kate Hogan and others relative to common summary of payments forms for health care services. Financial Services.
S.871 SD1845 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 871) of Thomas M. McGee, Timothy R. Madden, Carolyn C. Dykema, Sean Garballey and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a foreclosure review division of the Superior Court. The Judiciary.
H.879 HD500 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 879) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to health insurance coverage for mastectomies. Financial Services.
S.901 SD983 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 901) of Karen E. Spilka, John F. Keenan, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Paul J. Donato and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the geographical jurisdiction of the Housing Court Department. The Judiciary.
H.901 HD469 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 901) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage. Financial Services.
S.903 SD1026 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 903) of Karen E. Spilka, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
S.904 SD1028 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 904) of Karen E. Spilka, Jason M. Lewis, Michael F. Rush, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the Commonwealth's residents from identity theft. The Judiciary.
H.906 HD607 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 906) of Ronald Mariano and others relative to the establishment of physician evaluation programs by insurance companies. Financial Services.
H.922 HD2761 By Mr. Nangle of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 922) of David M. Nangle and Carolyn C. Dykema relative to insurance payments of physical therapy. Financial Services.
H.930 HD501 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 930) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to expands health insurance coverage for certain acupuncture services, diagnosis and treatment and establishing a commission to investigate the potential for better integrated use of acupuncture services. 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.944 HD343 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 944) of John W. Scibak and others relative to insurance coverage for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome. Financial Services.
H.960 HD2983 By Ms. Vincent of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 960) of RoseLee Vincent and others relative to child and adolescent mental health services. Financial Services.
S.962 SD315 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 962) of Cynthia S. Creem, Michael O. Moore, Jason M. Lewis, Ryan C. Fattman and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to employees social media privacy protection. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.967 HD1670 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 967) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation relative to the establishment of a Medicaid and health care reform FMAP trust fund. Health Care Financing.
H.968 HD1876 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 968) of Jennifer E. Benson and others that the Office of Medicaid establish a bundled payment pilot program. Health Care Financing.
S.973 SD1829 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 973) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sean Garballey, Jason M. Lewis, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish fair scheduling for employees in the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.977 SD935 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 977) of Anne M. Gobi, Gailanne M. Cariddi, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit disciplinary actions by employers on employees serving as volunteer emergency responders. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.985 HD1089 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 985) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to transfers of assets by MassHealth members. 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.
S.990 SD343 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 990) of Thomas M. McGee, Carolyn C. Dykema, Jose F. Tosado, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the penalty for failure to provide workers' compensation insurance. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.996 HD286 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 996) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the payment and preservation of beds in nursing home facilities for recipients of MassHealth benefits. Health Care Financing.
H.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.
S.1007 SD1048 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by resolution, Senate, No. 1007) of Karen E. Spilka, Patricia A. Haddad, Jason M. Lewis, Jay D. Livingstone and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage equitable and diverse gender representation on the boards of companies in the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1008 SD1853 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1008) of Karen E. Spilka, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program. Labor and Workforce Development.
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.1036 HD779 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1036) of Ellen Story and others relative to continuity of care for families enrolled in MassHealth. Health Care Financing.
S.1040 SD1131 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1040) of John F. Keenan, Josh S. Cutler, James M. Cantwell, Robert M. Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation to create patient choice and education in the dispensing of opiate drugs. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1041 SD1650 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1041) of John F. Keenan, Josh S. Cutler, Tackey Chan, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to high volume and high risk prescriptions. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1042 SD1739 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1042) of John F. Keenan, James M. Cantwell, Daniel A. Wolf, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to responsible stewardship by drug manufacturers. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1043 HD566 By Messrs. Garballey of Arlington and Velis of Westfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1043) of Sean Garballey, John C. Velis and others for legislation to provide higher education tuition and fee waivers for certain veterans. Higher Education.
S.1045 SD1381 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1045) of Eric P. Lesser, Jennifer L. Flanagan, John F. Keenan, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent prescription drug abuse by closing the pharmacy shopping loophole. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1060 HD1119 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1060) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a student loan repayment pilot program to be administered by the Board of Higher Education for licensed social workers. 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.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.
S.1072 SD902 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1072) of James B. Eldridge, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Jason M. Lewis, Susan Williams Gifford and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect abandoned animals in vacant properties. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1077 SD1101 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1077) of James B. Eldridge, Jennifer E. Benson, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1089 SD351 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1089) of Jason M. Lewis, Michael S. Day, Jennifer E. Benson, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation to support municipal fiscal stability through a special education stabilization fund. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1103 SD974 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1103) of Karen E. Spilka, Timothy R. Madden, Josh S. Cutler, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animals during pet sales. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1119 SD1200 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1119) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jeffrey Sánchez, Jonathan Hecht, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to modernizing tobacco control and protecting the health of minors. Public Health.
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.
S.1132 SD627 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1132) of Cynthia S. Creem, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Jay R. Kaufman, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect children and families from harmful flame retardants. Public Health.
S.1134 SD1781 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1134) of Cynthia S. Creem, Rady Mom, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to enhancing sexual assault evidence kit collection. Public Health.
S.1145 SD1301 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1145) of Ryan C. Fattman, Michael O. Moore, John V. Fernandes, Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation relative to LSDs (Lysosomal Storage Disorders) in infants. Public Health.
H.1148 HD3316 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1148) of James Arciero and others for legislation relative to the asset forfeiture of child pornography. The Judiciary.
H.1155 HD1809 By Representative Atkins of Concord and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1155) of Cory Atkins, Michael O. Moore and others for legislation to classify NBOMe as a controlled substance and establishing the penalty of the illegal possession of said substance. The Judiciary.
H.1156 HD2064 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1156) of Cory Atkins and others for legislation relative to victims rights. The Judiciary.
S.1180 SD1608 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1180) of Barbara L'Italien, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Carolyn C. Dykema, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase current medical providers' knowledge about autism in order to improve the treatment individuals with autism receive in medical settings. Public Health.
H.1202 HD1489 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1202) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to providing protection from child enticement. The Judiciary.
H.1220 HD347 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1220) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases. The Judiciary.
S.1221 SD1037 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1221) of Karen E. Spilka, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Carolyn C. Dykema, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to create an advance directives registry. Public Health.
S.1229 SD1565 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1229) of James E. Timilty, Marjorie C. Decker, Denise Provost, David M. Rogers and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate tanning facilities. Public Health.
S.1245 SD650 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1245) of Cynthia S. Creem, Ruth B. Balser, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to sentencing laws. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1246 HD1995 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1246) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to rates of compensation payable to counsel. The Judiciary.
H.1247 HD2188 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1247) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to juvenile court jurisdiction to divert from further court processing of certain children. The Judiciary.
S.1261 SD753 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1261) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Mark J. Cusack, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to police pursuits in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1273 HD1323 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1273) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to confining animals in a motor vehicle. The Judiciary.
H.1274 HD1521 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Hedlund, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1274) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to establish a penalty for the mistreatment of elephants. The Judiciary.
H.1275 HD1935 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Lewis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1275) of Lori A. Ehrlich, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to prevent trafficking in ivory and rhino horns. The Judiciary.
H.1278 HD1893 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1278) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others relative to rendering the criminal and civil justice systems accessible to victims of sexual violence. The Judiciary.
S.1280 SD682 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1280) of Jason M. Lewis, Paul R. Heroux, Carolyn C. Dykema, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to police training. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1287 HD1591 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1287) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to descendants email access and procedures. The Judiciary.
H.1288 HD1649 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1288) of John V. Fernandes and others for legislation to establish a parent child testimonial privilege. The Judiciary.
H.1290 HD1901 By Representative Fernandes of Milford and Senator Brownsberger, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1290) of John V. Fernandes, William N. Brownsberger and others improving the accuracy of eyewitness identification procedures. The Judiciary.
S.1311 SD463 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1311) of James E. Timilty, Louis L. Kafka, Mark J. Cusack, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to police training. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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.1314 HD669 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1314) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to child victim confidentiality. The Judiciary.
H.1315 HD682 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1315) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to liability for the medical costs incurred by public health volunteer responders. The Judiciary.
S.1328 SD207 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1328) of William N. Brownsberger and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation to establish a consolidated public employees retirement board within the Department of the State Treasurer. Public Service.
S.1334 SD951 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1334) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Ryan C. Fattman, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to assessments made by the state board of retirement to certain regional school districts. Public Service.
H.1352 HD906 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1352) of Danielle W. Gregoire, Ruth B. Balser and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation to increase the number of assistant clerk positions in the first district court of eastern Worcester. The Judiciary.
S.1354 SD1246 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1354) of James B. Eldridge and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation relative to retirement buy back into the Massachusetts teachers’ retirement system. Public Service.
H.1362 HD148 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1362) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to health care proxies. 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.1378 HD2240 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1378) of Bradford R. Hill and others relative to notices to notaries public and justices of the peace prior to the expiration of their commissions. The Judiciary.
H.1379 HD586 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1379) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the transfer of ownership of foals under five months by shelters. The Judiciary.
S.1418 SD259 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1418) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Carolyn C. Dykema and Alan Silvia for legislation to increase the hours of employment of pensioners for services after retirement in the public sector. Public Service.
H.1431 HD1838 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1431) of Kay Khan and others relative to the rights of foster parents to receive notice and an opportunity to be heard in legal proceedings involving foster children. The Judiciary.
S.1440 SD1237 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1440) of James E. Timilty, Louis L. Kafka, Mark J. Cusack, Timothy R. Whelan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining. Public Service.
H.1455 HD316 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1455) of David Paul Linsky and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation to require criminal offender record information for persons volunteering at organizations conducting activities and programs for children. The Judiciary.
S.1458 SD352 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1458) of Cynthia S. Creem, Martin J. Walsh, William N. Brownsberger, Daniel J. Hunt and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the earned income tax credit for working families. Revenue.
S.1459 SD670 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1459) of Cynthia S. Creem, Stephen Kulik, Cory Atkins, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to sustain community preservation revenue. Revenue.
S.1460 SD814 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1460) of Cynthia S. Creem, Carolyn C. Dykema, Mathew Muratore and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to senior citizen property taxes. Revenue.
S.1466 SD1315 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1466) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Stephen Kulik, Keiko M. Orrall, Steven S. Howitt and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to exemptions from taxation of structures and buildings essential to the operation of agricultural and horticultural lands. Revenue.
H.1474 HD1408 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1474) of Elizabeth A. Malia and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation to exempt health care providers from liability when rendering certain emergency care. 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.1479 HD3146 By Mr. Mannal of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1479) of Brian R. Mannal and others for legislation to increase the penalties for violations of certain hunting laws. 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.
S.1494 SD727 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1494) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael O. Moore, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the property tax deferral for seniors. Revenue.
S.1502 SD269 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1502) of John F. Keenan, Tackey Chan, Denise Provost, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide access to full spectrum addiction treatment services. Revenue.
H.1530 HD1765 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Brownsberger, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1530) of Sarah K. Peake, William N. Brownsberger 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.1532 HD1796 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1532) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the apprehension of drunk drivers and other law violators. The Judiciary.
S.1538 SD254 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1538) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Jennifer E. Benson, James R. Miceli, Colleen M. Garry and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize voluntary income tax return contributions to the Massachusetts Fire Fighters Academy Trust Fund. Revenue.
S.1539 SD256 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1539) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Stephen Kulik, Keiko M. Orrall, Steven S. Howitt and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify deadlines for submission of applications for land under Chapter 61a. Revenue.
H.1556 HD2082 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1556) of David M. Rogers, Mary S. Keefe and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation to provide further protection for grand jurors. The Judiciary.
H.1558 HD2117 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1558) of David M. Rogers and others relative to the penalties for inducing a minor to engage in, agree to engage in or offer to engage in prostitution or sexual conduct. The Judiciary.
H.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.
S.1582 SD1500 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1582) of Bruce E. Tarr, Carolyn C. Dykema, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and others for legislation to dedicate a portion of the stabilization fund to cities and towns. Revenue.
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.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.1620 HD1921 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1620) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to eliminating mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses. The Judiciary.
S.1620 SD640 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1620) of Cynthia S. Creem, Carolyn C. Dykema, James B. Eldridge, Tom Sannicandro and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to IT procurement and management in the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1623 HD2042 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1623) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to decriminalize certain non-violent demonstrations by students. The Judiciary.
S.1635 SD1109 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1635) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Carolyn C. Dykema and Chris Walsh for legislation relative to power-purchase agreements for state property. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1641 HD188 By Mr. Velis of Westfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1641) of John C. Velis and others relative to the false representation of military status. The Judiciary.
S.1651 SD1009 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1651) of Anne M. Gobi, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to local impacts of enacted legislation. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1656 HD1450 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1656) of Chris Walsh and others relative to the jurisdiction of the courts within the Housing Court Department. The Judiciary.
S.1671 SD1267 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1671) of Brian A. Joyce, Carolyn C. Dykema, Claire D. Cronin, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to create a commission to examine best borrowing practices. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1680 SD1636 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1680) of Barbara L'Italien, Carolyn C. Dykema, Joan B. Lovely and Marcos A. Devers for legislation to reinvest savings for the financial health of the human service system. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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.
S.1711 SD1858 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1711) of Richard J. Ross, Carolyn C. Dykema, James B. Eldridge, Angelo M. Scaccia and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transparency in government with regard to consultant expenses. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1716 HD2348 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1716) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for legislation to prevent contracts of waivers in employment cases of claims concerning discrimination, non-payment of wages or benefits, retaliation or harassment or violation of public policy. 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.
S.1719 SD899 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1719) of Karen E. Spilka, Carolyn C. Dykema, Jason M. Lewis, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to providing for disposition of surplus state real property based on smart growth land use policies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1729 SD1681 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1729) of Bruce E. Tarr, Carolyn C. Dykema, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation to require fiscal responsibility. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1731 SD1685 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1731) of Bruce E. Tarr, Carolyn C. Dykema, Steven S. Howitt, Leonard Mirra and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to zero-based budgeting and budget transparency. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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.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.
S.1761 SD633 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1761) of Benjamin B. Downing, Kevin G. Honan, Stephen Kulik, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home energy efficiency. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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.1797 HD1972 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1797) of Kay Khan and others relative to the civil commitment of women for alcoholism and substance abuse at the Framingham Correctional Institution. 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.1804 HD1393 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1804) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to mental health services for children. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1804 SD1707 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1804) of Bruce E. Tarr, Carolyn C. Dykema, Viriato M. deMacedo, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to tourism collaboration. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.1807 SD273 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1807) of William N. Brownsberger, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis, Jay D. Livingstone and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect vulnerable road users. Transportation.
S.1808 SD284 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1808) of William N. Brownsberger, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect bicyclists in bicycle lanes. Transportation.
H.1812 HD2470 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1812) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to promote accessibility and affordability of behavioral health and substance abuse services for recipients of MassHealth. 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.
S.1817 SD342 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1817) of Cynthia S. Creem, Jason M. Lewis, Ryan C. Fattman, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of automatic license plate reader systems. Transportation.
H.1823 HD601 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1823) of John W. Scibak, Tom Sannicandro and Carolyn C. Dykema providing for an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the right to effective treatment and the use of applied behavior analysis and behavior modification procedures techniques. 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.
S.1832 SD1102 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1832) of Anne M. Gobi, Carolyn C. Dykema, Richard J. Ross, Bradford R. Hill and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to motor vehicle safety checkpoints. Transportation.
S.1833 SD1103 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1833) of Anne M. Gobi, Randy Hunt, James R. Miceli, Susan Williams Gifford and others for legislation to promote and advance motorcycle safety. Transportation.
H.1835 HD998 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1835) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to regional stabilization funds. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1848 HD497 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1848) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the care of animals in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.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.1852 HD1437 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1852) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to streamlining municipal finance. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1854 HD1083 By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1854) of Kevin J. Kuros and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation to extend municipal bonding terms for local infrastructure development programs. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1855 HD372 By Representative Linsky of Natick and Senator O'Connor Ives, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1855) of David Paul Linsky, Kathleen O'Connor Ives and others relative to parking advancements and the establishment of parking benefit districts in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1855 SD638 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1855) of Thomas M. McGee, Louis L. Kafka, David T. Vieira, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a motorcycle safety fund. Transportation.
H.1866 HD1370 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1866) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to strengthen the enforcement of certain dog laws. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1877 SD942 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1877) of Karen E. Spilka and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation to prohibit tolls on the Massachusetts turnpike. Transportation.
S.1907 SD363 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1907) of Thomas M. McGee, James J. Dwyer, Brian M. Ashe, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Massachusetts GI bill to provide tuition and fee waivers for National Guard members and veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1910 SD1637 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1910) of Richard J. Ross, Carolyn C. Dykema, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and Viriato M. deMacedo for legislation to exempt veterans from the payment of fees for use of recreational facilities under the jurisdiction of the Department of Conservation and Recreation. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1911 SD94 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1911) of Michael F. Rush, Jennifer E. Benson, Paul McMurtry, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the term "Gold Star" and for related purposes. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1919 HD1029 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1919) of Mark J. Cusack and others for legislation to establish safeguards to prevent death and disability from stroke. Public Health.
H.1937 HD1581 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1937) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others relative to disposal and collection of prescription drugs. Public Health.
H.1956 HD1209 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1956) of Sean Garballey and others relative to liability protection for disaster volunteers. 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.1988 HD706 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1988) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the availability of prescription medication during an emergency. 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.2021 HD2948 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2021) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to further regulate the sale of tobacco products to teenagers. Public Health.
H.2029 HD2483 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Joyce, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2029) of James J. O'Day, Brian A. Joyce and others that hospitals provide certain patients in inpatient or observation status oral and written notice of such placement. Public Health.
H.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.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.2064 HD459 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2064) of Frank I. Smizik and others requiring health care coverage for the medically necessary treatment for disease, illness, injury, or bodily dysfunction required by a student's individual educational program. Public Health.
H.2066 HD1535 By Representative Smizik of Brookline and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2066) of Frank I. Smizik, Michael J. Barrett and others relative to prohibiting the dispensing of food in disposable food service containers made from polystyrene or from expanded polystyrene. Public Health.
H.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.2070 HD460 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2070) of Ellen Story, David Paul Linsky and others relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age. Public Health.
H.2111 HD3482 By Representative Collins of Boston and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2111) of Nick Collins, Kenneth J. Donnelly and others for legislation to create a special commission studying cutting, welding and hot work processes regulated by the State Fire Code. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2144 HD3075 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2144) of Mary S. Keefe and others relative to transfers of military-grade controlled property to state law enforcement agencies. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2196 HD1460 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2196) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to establish the building code coordinating council. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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.2288 HD1794 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2288) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and Carolyn C. Dykema relative to the size of the Group Insurance Commission Board. Public Service.
H.2313 HD2444 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2313) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to increasing pension benefits for certain retired teachers and public employees. Public Service.
H.2348 HD722 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2348) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to cost of living adjustments for retired public employees of the Commonwealth. Public Service.
H.2388 HD1819 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2388) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to the State Retiree Benefits Trust Fund Board of Directors. Public Service.
H.2446 HD448 By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2446) of F. Jay Barrows and others relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices purchased with a service contract. Revenue.
H.2459 HD361 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2459) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to property tax exemptions for veterans. Revenue.
H.2477 HD1234 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2477) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to tax havens. Revenue.
H.2488 HD2293 By Mr. Dooley of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2488) of Shawn Dooley and others relative to information included with municipal tax bills. Revenue.
H.2513 HD612 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2513) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the sale of tax exempt property sold by religious and charitable organizations. Revenue.
H.2517 HD668 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2517) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices purchased with a service contract. 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.2537 HD528 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2537) of Kate Hogan and others relative to uniformity in supplemental real estate taxes. Revenue.
H.2542 HD1006 By Representative Howitt of Seekonk and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2542) of Steven S. Howitt, Michael J. Rodrigues and others relative to Title V income tax credit reform of financial aid for homeowners who have incurred costs for the repair or replacement of failed septic systems. Revenue.
H.2547 HD2330 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2547) of Randy Hunt and others for legislation to authorize income tax filers to make voluntary contributions to the Massachusetts Cultural Development Fund on their annual income tax returns. Revenue.
H.2569 HD727 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2569) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote sales tax fairness for small businesses. Revenue.
H.2584 HD1441 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2584) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to payments in lieu of taxation by organizations exempt from the property tax. 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.2590 HD336 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2590) of David Paul Linsky, Carolyn C. Dykema and Alice Hanlon Peisch for legislation to create an income tax deduction for municipal and school fees. 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.2673 HD2684 By Mr. Rogers of Norwood, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2673) of John H. Rogers and others for legislation to create an income tax credit for qualified tuition and fees for higher education. 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.2705 HD1527 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2705) of James M. Cantwell and others for legislation to require that certain legislation enacted by the General Court and approved by the Governor contain fiscal notes or local mandate statements. Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently.
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.2793 HD3449 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2793) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to designate June sixteenth as domestic workers’ rights day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2816 HD56 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2816) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to amend the Open Meeting Law by defining a 'Public Internet Discussion' and setting requirements for members of a public body to discuss matters before it in a 'Public Internet Discussion'. 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.2870 HD1173 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2870) of Lori A. Ehrlich, James B. Eldridge and others relative to protecting consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2878 HD3277 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2878) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the installation of new permanent outdoor lighting fixtures and the cost of operating such fixtures. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2885 HD735 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2885) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Telecommunications and Cable and the Department of Public Utilities to regulate the use of double utility poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2908 HD865 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2908) of John W. Scibak and Carolyn C. Dykema relative to the certification and regulation by the department of public utilities of persons engaged in the consensual and voluntary towing of motor vehicles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2925 HD3463 By Messrs. Moran of Boston and Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2925) of Byron Rushing and others for the establishment of a Massachusetts 2024 commission on the summer Olympic games. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2931 HD1181 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2931) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to establish the position of state architect laureate to promote greater appreciation of the architectural history of the state house and other public buildings in the commonwealth. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
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.2976 HD2164 By Representative Donato of Medford and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2976) of Paul J. Donato, Bruce E. Tarr and others for legislation to authorize the installation and operate digital video violation detection monitoring systems to detect drivers failing to stop for school buses. 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.3009 HD1587 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3009) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to license plate tracking. Transportation.
H.3012 HD2823 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3012) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to establish an aviation lands preservation committee within the Aeronautics Division of the Department of Transportation. Transportation.
H.3018 HD2796 By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3018) of Steven S. Howitt, Sarah K. Peake and Carolyn C. Dykema relative to historic route designations. Transportation.
H.3025 HD3131 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3025) of Louis L. Kafka and others providing for an investigation and study to identify existing structural or policy-based impediments to delivering a more comprehensive and efficient transportation system for the senior, disabled, and veteran populations. Transportation.
H.3030 HD2036 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3030) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to exempt certain vehicles used exclusively for agricultural purposes from registration requirements. Transportation.
H.3056 HD1331 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3056) of Keiko M. Orrall and others relative to the penalties associated with moving violations. Transportation.
H.3060 HD1761 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Chandler, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3060) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to authorize regional transit authorities to establish enterprise funds. Transportation.
H.3077 HD1950 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3077) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others relative to the requirements for distinctive registration plates. Transportation.
H.3081 HD1772 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3081) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation relative to motorcycle safety with malfunctioning traffic signals not detecting motorcycles. Transportation.
H.3100 HD3098 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3100) of William M. Straus and others that the the Department of Transportation assess the current status of the transportation system of the Commonwealth. 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.3132 HD1381 By Representative Chan of Quincy and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3132) of Tackey Chan, John F. Keenan and others for legislation to increase the annuities paid to certain disabled veterans and their families. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3138 HD648 By Miss Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3138) of Colleen M. Garry and Carolyn C. Dykema relative to the calculation of benefits of veterans receiving public housing and other public assistance. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3142 HD1435 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3142) of Stephen Kulik and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to state and local services provided to veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3151 HD116 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3151) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to the appointment of veterans agents and service officers. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3155 HD1886 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3155) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to burial benefits of veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3156 HD1889 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3156) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others for legislation to prohibits discrimination against veterans in employment decisions. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3157 HD1890 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3157) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others for legislation to allocate tax credits for projects sponsored by nonprofits to provide permanent housing for formerly homeless veterans in service-based multifamily property and projects. 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.3166 HD2897 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3166) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others that the Division of State Parks and Recreation issue a ParksPass waivers to certain veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3178 HD710 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3178) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to establish a legislative budget office. Ways and Means.
H.3216 HD2880 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3216) of Denise Provost and others relative to direct mailings. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3242 HD369 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3242) of Ellen Story, Todd M. Smola and others relative to the labeling of genetically engineered food. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3249 HD1900 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3249) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to establish a task force to combat sexual assault on college and university campuses. Higher Education.
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.3296 HD1584 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3296) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others relative to the valuation of agricultural land. Revenue.
H.3412 HD2970 By Ms. DuBois of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3412) of Michelle M. DuBois and others for legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study the use and sale of effluent water in cooling towers in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3417 HD2687 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3417) of Paul McMurtry and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to solutions to prevent the collapsing of bee colonies. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3451 HD2380 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3451) of David M. Rogers and others relative to prohibiting the solitary confinement of inmates 21 years of age or younger. The Judiciary.
H.3469 HD1879 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3469) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to toxins contained in the vapor produced by e-cigarettes. Public Health.
H.3488 HD3391 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3488) of Sean Garballey and others relative to providing certain health insurance coverage. Public Service.
H.3507 HD531 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3507) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to establish estate tax valuation for farms. Revenue.
H.3528 HD1486 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3528) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to the process for increasing seasonal utility rates. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator

Education & Public Service

  • Wellesley College B.A.
  • Indiana University MBA
  • Holliston Democratic Town Committee; Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board 2007 - 2008
  • Metropolitan Area Planning Council MAPC; 2005 - present
  • MetroWest Growth Management Committee 2005 - 2008
  • Planning Board 2003 - 2008; Holliston Wastewater Committee 2000 - 2003
Eighth Middlesex, Consisting of Holliston; Hopkinton; Southborough (Worcester Co.); Westborough: Precinct 2 (Worcester Co.).