Denise Provost Representative

D Somerville
Denise Provost

Addresses

State House
Room 473B
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2263
Fax: 617-626-0548
Email: Denise.Provost@mahouse.gov
Bill Docket Bill Title
SD37 For legislation relative to the practice of acupuncture.
SD38 For legislation to protect the rights of custodial and other non-teaching employees of school districts.
SD39 For legislation relative to compliance of condominium associations.
SD41 For legislation relative to Medicaid eligibility for seniors.
SD42 For legislation relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility.
SD43 For legislation relative to room occupancy excise tax.
SD44 For legislation to ensure effective health care cost control.
SD46 For legislation to establish a fee on the storage of spent nuclear fuel in pools.
SD47 For legislation relative to spouses as caregivers.
SD48 For legislation relative to sales tax in cultural districts.
SD49 For legislation to increase health insurer reporting transparency.
SD50 For legislation to establish funding to provide moneys for postclosure activities at nuclear power stations
SD93 For legislation to update the alcohol excise tax
SD95 For legislation to promote employment
SD115 For legislation relative to vegetation management.
SD126 An Act relative to municipal unemployment insurance reform
SD128 For legislation relative to just cause terminations.
SD130 For legislation to authorize municipal increases in minimum wages.
SD166 For legislation to establish a board of registration in naturopathy
SD194 For legislation to establish a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change
SD223 For legislation to establish a moratorium for charter schools
SD269 For legislation to provide access to full spectrum addiction treatment services
SD285 For legislation to combat climate change.
SD307 For legislation to establish civil and criminal penalties for the female genital mutilation of minors.
SD312 For legislation to establish tracking and reporting requirements for Massachusetts transportation fuels and associated greenhouse gas emissions.
SD315 For legislation relative to employees social media privacy protection.
SD317 For legislation to promote the planning and development of sustainable communities
SD329 For legislation to promote access to accurate medical information
SD332 For legislation relative to physical education in public schools
SD334 For legislation to protect trade secrets and eliminate non-compete agreements
SD342 For legislation to regulate the use of automatic license plate reader systems.
SD352 For legislation to improve the earned income tax credit for working families
SD358 For legislation relative to vehicle idling.
SD367 For legislation relative to Congo conflict minerals.
SD408 For legislation to provide equitable access to behavorial health for MassHealth consumers
SD466 For legislation to ensure continued humane animal care and protect family farms in Massachusetts.
SD479 For legislation to reduce healthcare costs by promoting non-biased prescriber education.
SD499 For legislation to improve renewable energy distribution.
SD519 For legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers
SD553 For legislation relative to solar drying of laundry
SD557 For legislation to improve the children's medical security program and simplifying the administration process
SD599 For legislation relative to higher education opportunities for high school graduates in the Commonwealth.
SD604 For legislation to promote job training in the Commonwealth.
SD627 For legislation to protect children and families from harmful flame retardants
SD628 For legislation to promote the accessibility, quality and continuity of care for consumers of behavioral health, substance use disorder and mental health services.
SD629 For legislation to promote personal savings
SD633 For legislation relative to home energy efficiency.
SD648 For legislation relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking.
SD656 For legislation to keep people healthy by removing barriers to cost-effective care.
SD670 For legislation to sustain community preservation revenue
SD671 For legislation relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee for Public Counsel Services
SD690 For legislation relative to the eligibility of students for in-state tuition rates and fees at public higher educational institutions.
SD691 For legislation explore alternative funding sources to ensure safe and reliable transportation
SD693 For legislation to increase the personal care allowance of residents of long-term care facilities
SD699 For legislation to promote equal choice a cost savings in health care
SD704 For legislation to promote the development of small house nursing homes in the Commonwealth
SD710 For legislation to regard MassHealth applications
SD714 For legislation to create a maximum allowable check-cashing rate
SD715 For legislation to increase the cost of living adjustment (cola) base
SD720 For legislation to provide immediate childcare assistance to homeless families.
SD722 For legislation to establish an advisory committee on residential care facilities
SD724 For legislation to provide for an investigation and study by a special interagency task force relative to gender-responsive programming for juvenile justice system-involved girls
SD725 For legislation to strengthen the Anti-Human Trafficking Law.
SD727 For legislation to increase the property tax deferral for seniors
SD729 For legislation relative to affordable housing energy efficiency
SD733 For legislation to establish and financing a drug collection and disposal program.
SD734 For legislation to protect the health and safety of elders with hoarding disorder
SD735 For legislation relative to student assessment data
SD736 For legislation to improve the collection and analsis of data realitve to traffic stops.
SD739 For legislation relative to pedestrian stop data.
SD743 For legislation relative to language opportunity for our kids.
SD751 For legislation relative to corporate criminal conduct
SD765 For legislation relative to the compostion of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
SD769 For legislation to increase the penalties for corporate manslaughter.
SD770 For legislation relative to healthy families and businesses
SD781 For legislation to reduce health care costs by promoting evidence-based prescriber education
SD796 For legislation relative to community college tuition
SD810 For legislation relative to public charity executive and board directors compensation.
SD816 For legislation relative to discharge of indebtedness of principal residence from gross income.
SD823 For legislation to prohibit the use of mobile telephones while operating a motor vehicle
SD851 For legislation relative to school transportation
SD852 For legislation to establish a living wage for employees of big box retail stores and fast food chains.
SD889 For legislation to protect the natural and historic resources of the Commonwealth
SD912 For legislation to expand the sale of products by farmer breweries
SD987 For legislation relative to financial literacy in schools
SD999 For legislation to improve access to child and adolescent mental health services
SD1008 For legislation to increase recycling by landlords and tenants
SD1021 For legislation to protect access to confidential healthcare.
SD1022 For legislation to encourage municipal recycling and composting
SD1038 For legislation relative to the countable assets of medical assistance recipients
SD1042 For legislation to enhance the management of problem wildlife.
SD1061 For legislation relative to Child-Centered Family Law.
SD1071 For legislation to provide municipal control of liquor licenses.
SD1076 For legislation to enforce municipal ordinances and bylaws.
SD1080 For legislation to restore enforcement of civil rights
SD1092 For legislation to promote energy efficiency and green jobs
SD1100 For legislation to regulate central service technicians.
SD1101 For legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth
SD1106 For legislation relative to water resource impacts.
SD1110 For legislation to improve the earned income credit for working families
SD1151 For legislation relative to protecting biometric information under the security breach law
SD1161 For legislation to promote electric vehicle adoption
SD1165 For legislation to require gas leak repairs during certain road projects
SD1183 For legislation relative to ensuring the integrity of charter schools
HD1186 Relative to fees for indigent defendants
HD1187 An Act requiring audiovisual recordings of certain police interrogations
HD1194 Relative to the qualification of voters
HD1200 Relative to the classification and punishment for certain offenses in the commonwealth
SD1200 For legislation relative to modernizing tobacco control and protecting the health of minors
SD1211 For legislation relative to strengthening the evaluation process for proposed new charter schools
SD1222 For legislation to remove and dispose of waste oil.
SD1224 For legislation to require local approval for low level radioactive waste sites.
SD1227 For legislation relative to wastewater facilities.
SD1244 For legislation to establish the Finish Line Scholarship program.
SD1247 For legislation relative to special education funding.
SD1249 For legislation to repeal the sales tax exemption for jet fuel.
SD1254 For legislation to require landlord notice of unsafe conditions.
SD1257 For legislation relative to fair election in Massachusetts.
SD1314 For legislation to establish a commission relative to group purchasing of health insurance for private sector human service workers
SD1349 For legislation to preserve affordable health coverage for Massachusetts residents.
SD1355 For legislation relative to the Architectural Access Board.
SD1362 For legislation relative to student sex education.
SD1363 For legislation to establish a health incentives program.
SD1369 For legislation relative to the tipped minimum wage
SD1373 For legislation relative to part-time higher education faculty eligibility in the state retirement system
SD1378 For legislation relative to protecting consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas
SD1380 For legislation relative to the eligibility of certain faculty for contributory group insurance of public higher educational institutions
SD1385 For legislation to clarify the meal break law to allow for private enforcement.
SD1398 For legislation to protect Massachusetts gas and electric ratepayers
SD1404 For legislation relative to corporations, shareholders, and political expenditures
SD1407 For legislation to protect the interests of shareholders
SD1409 For legislation relative to military grade controlled property
SD1413 For legislation to improve the disclaimer requirement for certain political expenditures
SD1416 For legislation relative to a microgrid pilot program
SD1417 For legislation relative to medical placement of terminal and incapacitated inmates.
SD1424 For legislation relative to the relief of mortgage debt
SD1431 For legislation to establish a student tuition recovery fund.
SD1453 For legislation to continue care for families enrolled in MassHealth.
SD1493 For legislation relative to local approval for charter schools.
SD1510 For legislation to increase container recycling in the Commonwealth.
SD1565 For legislation to regulate tanning facilities
SD1601 For legislation to ensure continued health insurance coverage for children
SD1616 For legislation relative to net metering, community shared solar and energy storage
SD1629 For legislation to provide equal access to medical treatments essential for people with autism.
HD1648 An Act relative to local procurement
SD1654 For legislation to promote efficiency and transparency in economic development
SD1658 For legislation relative to transparency of economic development spending
SD1663 For legislation relative to economic development tax credits
SD1669 For legislation to reinvest in working families
HD1684 An Act related to unfunded mandates on public schools
SD1684 For legislation to increase injured workers’ access to medical care and workers’ compensation benefits
SD1693 For legislation to clarify occupancy excise and internet hotel room resellers.
SD1698 For legislation to restore community trust in Massachusetts law enforcement
SD1699 For legislation to close a corporate tax haven loophole.
SD1713 For legislation to establish a special commission to consider an appropriate tribute to Nelson Mandela in the City of Boston.
SD1717 For legislation relative to HIV-Associated lipodystrophy treatment.
SD1718 For legislation to increase the civil fines and penalities of motorists who violate the right of way of other motorists.
SD1720 For legislation to ensure the well being of all children in the commonwealth.
SD1726 For legislation to promote transparency and cost control of pharmaceutical drug prices.
SD1762 For legislation relative to universal early education and full-day kindergarten.
SD1769 For legislation relative to family financial protection.
SD1770 For legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenses.
SD1779 For legislation relative to universal pre-kindergarten access.
SD1804 For legislation to promote zero net-energy buildings in the Commonwealth
SD1813 For legislation to establish election day registration
SD1814 For legislation to protect our environment and update our climate action plan
SD1815 An Act to protect our environment and reduce the carbon footprint of the commonwealth
SD1874 For legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity
SD1885 For legislation relative to traffic and pedestrian stop data.
SD2000 For legislation to clarify municipal authority regarding cash sureties
HD2380 Relative to prohibiting the solitary confinement of inmates twenty-one years of age or younger
HD2382 An Act Strengthening the Massachusetts Home Care Program
HD2388 An Act RELATIVE TO ADULT BASIC EDUCATION ACCESS AND QUALITY
HD2395 An Act AN ACT RELATIVE TO BLIGHTED PROPERTIES
HD2707 An Act relative to the purchase of iPads at Bridgewater State University
HD2715 An Act relative to digital projectors
HD2876 An Act establishing the small business appeals board
HD2887 An Act relative to establishing an independent review board for police shootings
HD2944 An Act providing for an out of state license to be valid proof of age
HD3030 An Act to promote educational opportunity for English language learners and students with special needs
HD3391 An Act providing for certain health insurance coverage
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.
H.76 HD2867 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 76) of Nick Collins and others for legislation to enhance opportunities for children in the custody of the Commonwealth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.77 HD2709 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 77) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to ensure continued health insurance coverage for certain children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.89 HD901 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 89) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others for legislation to prohibit the use of procedures which cause physical pain or deny a reasonable humane existence to persons 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.
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.
H.124 HD1946 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 124) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others for legislation to create a loan repayment program for direct care human service workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.125 HD2903 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 125) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to ensure equal access to services for certain residents of the Commonwealth, notwithstanding alienage or immigration status. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.129 HD1027 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 129) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to provide equal access to evaluations for children with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.138 HD2163 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 138) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to the creation and maintenance of a searchable public online database of sites available for development in cities and towns. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.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.
H.161 HD2994 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 161) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others for legislation to modernize the business licensing process. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.162 HD3005 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 162) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to fair housing pre-licensing training for real estate agents. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.199 HD2461 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 199) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to the recorking of wine. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.213 HD3022 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 213) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to limit fees charged by cashers of checks, drafts or money orders. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.220 HD468 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 220) of John J. Lawn, Jr., Denise Provost and Chris Walsh relative to in-house cafes connected to establishments licensed to sell alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.230 HD226 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 230) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to allow non-profits and charities to purchase alcohol from retail package stores for use at charitable events. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.245 HD1785 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 245) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.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.
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.305 HD426 By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 305) of Brian M. Ashe and others relative to the mandatory minimum age for children to attend kindergarten. Education.
H.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.309 HD1617 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 309) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to establishing a grant program to promote cost-effective, high quality in-district programs for students with disabilities. Education.
H.319 HD1129 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 319) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to turnaround plans for underperforming schools. Education.
H.320 HD1135 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 320) of Michael D. Brady and others for legislation to prohibit the management of charter schools by for-profit entities. 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.339 HD289 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 339) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the teaching of health education in schools. 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.341 HD2917 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 341) of Marjorie C. Decker and others for legislation to establish pilot programs for universal pre-kindergarten in gateway cities and other low-income neighborhoods or communities. Education.
H.351 HD1609 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 351) of James J. Dwyer and others for legislation to establish a educational mandate working group. Education.
H.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.376 HD2208 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 376) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to impose a moratorium on all new mandated education programs. Education.
H.379 HD3554 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 379) of Sean Garballey and others relative to child sexual abuse prevention education in elementary and secondary schools. Education.
H.380 HD689 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 380) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to require certification of all public school teachers. Education.
H.386 HD2207 By Messrs. Gordon of Bedford and Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 386) of Kenneth I. Gordon, James M. Cantwell and others relative to social media password privacy for school students. Education.
H.388 HD909 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 388) of Danielle W. Gregoire, Denise Provost and James J. O'Day relative to charter revocation of charter schools. Education.
H.389 HD911 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 389) of Danielle W. Gregoire and Denise Provost for legislation to reconsider or revoke a charter. Education.
H.417 HD694 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 417) of Louis L. Kafka and others that students with diabetes attending public or private schools be permitted to possess certain medical supplies and administer necessary treatments. Education.
H.418 HD2664 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 418) of Mary S. Keefe and others for legislation to prohibit the withholding of diplomas to students meeting all requirements except a score on a state standardized test. Education.
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.423 HD2704 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 423) of Kay Khan and others relative to enhancing the educational opportunities for expectant and parenting students. Education.
H.429 HD2844 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 429) of Jay D. Livingstone and others for legislation to increase participation in early childhood care settings. Education.
H.443 HD677 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 443) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to support schools and communities to increase opportunities for physical activity. Education.
H.448 HD2436 By Messrs. O'Day of West Boylston and Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 448) of James J. O'Day, Paul Brodeur and others relative to sexual health education. Education.
H.454 HD1718 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 454) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to school attendance. Education.
H.455 HD1801 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 455) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study vocational-technical schools. 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.471 HD1142 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 471) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to require the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to encourage media literacy education. Education.
H.474 HD3473 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 474) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others relative to the collection and dissemination of student data. Education.
H.485 HD78 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 485) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to charter schools. Education.
H.486 HD79 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 486) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to the calculation of special education reimbursement amounts. Education.
H.487 HD80 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 487) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to include transportation costs in the special education reimbursement program. Education.
H.489 HD3162 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 489) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to establish universal early education and full-day kindergarten in the Commonwealth. Education.
H.490 HD3296 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 490) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to ensure charter school transparency and public accountability. Education.
H.494 HD1322 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 494) of Thomas M. Stanley and others for legislation to exempt employees of a public school districts from fees associated with background checks. Education.
H.496 HD408 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 496) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to racial balance in the charter school educational system in the Commonwealth. Education.
H.507 HD1405 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 507) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to establish a curriculum on personal financial literacy in the public schools. Education.
H.515 HD1588 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 515) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to increase the personal care allowance of residents of long-term care facilities. Elder Affairs.
H.517 HD3401 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 517) of Tackey Chan and others relative to mandated reporting of elder abuse. Elder Affairs.
H.521 HD664 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 521) of Jonathan Hecht and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) on institutional long term care. Elder Affairs.
H.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.529 HD2741 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 529) of James J. O'Day, Patricia D. Jehlen and others for legislation to provide emergency aid to certain elderly and disabled residents. Elder Affairs.
H.540 HD2904 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 540) of Jennifer E. Benson and Denise Provost for legislation to establish election day voter registration. 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.
H.553 HD3137 By Representatives Fox of Boston and Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 553) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to establish election day voter registration. Election Laws.
H.554 HD646 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 554) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to establish permanent voter registration for registered voters who move within the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
H.561 HD665 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 561) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to establish a citizens' initiative review commission to review initiative or referendum petitions to be voted on at general elections. Election Laws.
H.575 HD698 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 575) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to voting by the instant runoff voting method. Election Laws.
H.576 HD700 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 576) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to voting by the instant runoff voting method in primaries. Election Laws.
H.596 HD377 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 596) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to enable cities and towns to extend voting rights in municipal elections to certain non-citizens of the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
H.616 HD1380 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 616) of Chris Walsh and others relative to political expenditures by corporations. Election Laws.
H.623 HD1080 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 623) of Ruth B. Balser, James B. Eldridge and others relative to the disposition of public lands with conservation protected status. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.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.
H.647 HD2045 By Mr. Day of Stoneham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 647) of Michael S. Day and others for legislation to increase access to recycling in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.651 HD2233 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 651) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the management of low lands and swamps to control of tick-borne illness. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.654 HD2300 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 654) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others that the Department of Environmental Protection conduct a feasibility study for the implementation of watershed based planning. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.655 HD2336 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 655) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the use and protection of pollinators. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.656 HD2340 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 656) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to provide for a capital outlay program of maintenance and improvements to municipal drinking, waste and storm water infrastructure assets. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.657 HD2568 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 657) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish a sustainable water resource fund to mitigate water shortages. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.674 HD3239 By Mr. Frost of Auburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 674) of Paul K. Frost, Denise Provost and Brian R. Mannal that the Department of Environmental Affairs establish a drinking and ground water research project in Worcester County with the Silent Spring Institute. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.682 HD851 By Mr. Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 682) of Carmine L. Gentile and others relative to application of pesticides in municipalities. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.687 HD857 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 687) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to the implementation of strategies for reducing solid waste and increasing recycling in the Commonwealth. 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.
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.709 HD1546 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 709) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to regulate the use of trapping devices to take beaver and muskrat. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.715 HD861 By Messrs. Livingstone of Boston and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 715) of Jay D. Livingstone, Byron Rushing and others for legislation to regulate the construction of buildings and structures that would cast shadows on certain public parks. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.716 HD2259 By Mr. Madden of Nantucket, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 716) of Timothy R. Madden and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the effects of coastal and ocean acidification and its existing and potential effects on species that are commercially harvested and grown along the coast of the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.752 HD496 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 752) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to provide for the establishment of a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.754 HD1325 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 754) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to compute and track the individual and collective lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions of all fuels. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.766 HD3109 By Mr. Timilty of Milton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 766) of Walter F. Timilty and others relative to the protection of property owned by the Commonwealth and part of the Blue Hills Reservation referred to as Fowl Meadow. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.772 HD1170 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 772) of Chris Walsh, Carmine L. Gentile and Denise Provost for legislation to direct the Department of Public Utilities to promulgate rules and regulations relative to the development of underground utility infrastructure. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.774 HD1414 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 774) of Chris Walsh, Carmine L. Gentile and Denise Provost for legislation to further regulate greywater recycling systems in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.777 HD3372 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 777) of James Arciero and others for legislation to provide health care coverage for medically necessary treatment for speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, disease, illness, injury or bodily dysfunction which are required by a student’s individual educational program. Financial Services.
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.786 HD789 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 786) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the effect of certain behavioral health disorders on certain disability insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.790 HD1841 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 790) of Christine P. Barber and others to improve efficiency and coordination of health through a new division of health insurance. 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.801 HD1226 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 801) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to communications between health insurers and patients concerning end of life treatment options. 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.825 HD1034 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 825) of Mark J. Cusack and others relative to coverage for prescription eye drops under health insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.837 HD1639 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 837) of James J. Dwyer and others for legislation to require health care coverage for certain medically necessary therapy or treatment required by students. Financial Services.
H.840 HD2945 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 840) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the reporting of credit transactions of consumers by financial or consumer lending institutions following bankruptcies. Financial Services.
H.856 HD728 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 856) of Sean Garballey and others relative to coverage standards for children under private insurance. Financial Services.
H.858 HD2368 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 858) of Sean Garballey and others relative to access to child and adolescent mental health services. Financial Services.
H.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.
H.881 HD534 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 881) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the cancellation of certain health insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.885 HD1452 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 885) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to insurance coverage for mammograms and magnetic resonance imaging. Financial Services.
H.887 HD1824 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 887) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to provide insurance coverage for certain medically necessary treatment for speech therapy, disease, illness, injury or bodily dysfunction. Financial Services.
H.888 HD2615 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 888) of Mary S. Keefe and others that banks be required to mediate in good faith with homeowners to identify alternative resolutions before starting foreclosures. Financial Services.
H.894 HD3174 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 894) of Kay Khan and others relative to requiring insurance carriers to recognize nurse midwives as participating providers. Financial Services.
H.900 HD272 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 900) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to requiring certain insurance policies to include coverage for nicotine based and non-nicotine based smoking cessation products. Financial Services.
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.
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.915 HD464 By Mr. Moran of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 915) of Frank A. Moran and others relative to the fixing or establishing of certain motor vehicle insurance rates. Financial Services.
H.924 HD2476 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 924) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to establish secure choice retirement savings plan. Financial Services.
H.925 HD2480 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 925) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to limit retroactive denials of health insurance claims for mental health and substance abuse services. Financial Services.
H.927 HD1769 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Montigny, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 927) of Sarah K. Peake, Mark C. Montigny and others relative to HIV-associated lipodystrophy treatment. Financial Services.
H.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.934 HD3242 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 934) of Byron Rushing and others for an investigation by special commission (including members of the General Court) of the feasibility of establishing a bank owned by the Commonwealth or by a public authority constituted by the Commonwealth. Financial Services.
H.948 HD1046 By Messrs. Scibak of South Hadley and Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 948) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to update the contraceptive coverage equity law to require insurance carriers to provide all contraceptive methods without a co-pay. 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.
H.964 HD1023 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 964) of Ruth B. Balser and others to preserve affordable health coverage for residents of the Commonwealth. Health Care Financing.
H.965 HD1107 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 965) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to compare total health care spending with projected single payer health care system spending. Health Care Financing.
H.966 HD1658 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 966) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to preserving eligibility for the PACE program and certain waivered services. Health Care Financing.
H.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.
H.979 HD1730 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 979) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to hospital profit transparency and fairness and the establishment of a Medicaid reimbursement enhancement fund. Health Care Financing.
H.984 HD1690 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 984) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others for legislation to establish a program within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services to eliminate copays and deductibles for certain high-value and low cost prescription drugs and treatments. Health Care Financing.
H.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.989 HD670 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 989) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to Medicaid expansion. Health Care Financing.
H.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.1025 HD2056 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1025) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to preventing unnecessary medical debt through hospital and affiliate charity care policies. Health Care Financing.
H.1026 HD1151 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1026) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to establish a single-payer health insurance trust fund. Health Care Financing.
H.1033 HD1746 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1033) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to create a public health insurance agency to compete with private insurers. Health Care Financing.
H.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.
H.1037 HD1468 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1037) of Chris Walsh, Carmine L. Gentile and Denise Provost relative to health insurance penalties for residents living in a foreign country. Health Care Financing.
H.1041 HD3220 By Representatives Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1041) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Daniel M. Donahue and others for legislation to institute programs to respond to sexual violence on higher education campuses. Higher Education.
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.
H.1055 HD2540 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1055) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to increase the share of courses taught by full-time tenure and tenure-track faculty. Higher Education.
H.1059 HD3033 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1059) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to expand class size for non-residents at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Higher Education.
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.1062 HD3393 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1062) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the "Pay it Forward" model of higher education financing. Higher Education.
H.1063 HD2182 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1063) of Byron Rushing and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study the feasibility of creating and funding a universal children’s college savings account. Higher Education.
H.1064 HD840 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator L'Italien, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1064) of Tom Sannicandro and others relative to creating higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and other developmental disabilities. Higher Education.
H.1066 HD1153 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1066) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to create a transitional aid to families with dependent children career pathways trust fund. Higher Education.
H.1067 HD2198 By Messrs. Sannicandro of Ashland and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1067) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to create a college savings program for every child born in the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
H.1068 HD3165 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1068) of Tom Sannicandro, Michael Moore and others relative to strengthening and expanding affordable, quality higher education opportunities for residents of the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
H.1069 HD3167 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1069) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to authorize public institutions of higher education to retain funds received as in-state tuition. Higher Education.
H.1070 HD3169 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1070) of Tom Sannicandro, Michael Moore and others for legislation to exempt residents of the Commonwealth from payment of tuition or mandatory curriculum fees at community colleges. Higher Education.
H.1077 HD1400 By Mr. Ultrino of Malden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1077) of Steven Ultrino and others relative to establishing a tuition free program for teachers and paraprofessionals. Higher Education.
H.1108 HD3067 By Messrs. Honan of Boston and Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1108) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to establish an apprentice training program to expedite the re-occupancy of vacant units of state-assisted housing. Housing.
H.1129 HD691 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1129) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a homeless bill of rights. Housing.
H.1138 HD831 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1138) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing. Housing.
H.1167 HD792 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1167) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation require county and state correctional facilities to provide substance abuse services to certain inmates. The Judiciary.
H.1170 HD1059 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1170) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the membership of the Parole Board. The Judiciary.
H.1171 HD1679 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1171) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to establish the Department of Mental Health as the oversight agency for the mental health system within the state prison system. The Judiciary.
H.1187 HD2118 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1187) of Garrett J. Bradley and others for legislation to increase the fines for failure to wear a seat belt. The Judiciary.
H.1197 HD211 By Representative Brady of Brockton and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1197) of Michael D. Brady and others for legislation to further regulate the reporting requirements of mortgages secured by residential property. The Judiciary.
H.1227 HD3015 By Mr. Carvalho of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1227) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to the process for the investigation of officer-involved deaths. The Judiciary.
H.1228 HD3204 By Mr. Carvalho of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1228) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others for legislation to clarify the responsibility of law enforcement agencies to enforce federal immigration law. The Judiciary.
H.1235 HD1846 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1235) of Tackey Chan and others for legislation to regulate sex offender registration in the 21st century. The Judiciary.
H.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.1249 HD2401 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1249) of Daniel Cullinane and others relative to criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
H.1256 HD357 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1256) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to data derived from technology used for toll collections. The Judiciary.
H.1270 HD2308 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1270) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to expunge the records of persons falsely accused and juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.1274 HD1521 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Hedlund, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1274) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to establish a penalty for the mistreatment of elephants. The Judiciary.
H.1275 HD1935 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Lewis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1275) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to prevent trafficking in ivory and rhino horns. The Judiciary.
H.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.
H.1283 HD3035 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1283) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to the training of law enforcement officers and correction officers in interactions with persons on the autism spectrum who are victims or witnesses to crimes, or suspected or convicted of crimes . The Judiciary.
H.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.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.
H.1347 HD2306 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1347) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to sexual assault prosecutions. The Judiciary.
H.1348 HD2312 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1348) of Kenneth I. Gordon and Denise Provost relative to civil actions in cases of sexual assault and rape of a child. The Judiciary.
H.1349 HD2317 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1349) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to civil rights actions. The Judiciary.
H.1350 HD2320 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1350) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to criminal statute of limitations. The Judiciary.
H.1351 HD2331 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1351) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to a violent crime victim's fund. 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.1381 HD2073 By Mr. Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1381) of Russell E. Holmes and others for legislation to collect data regarding the use of solitary confinement. The Judiciary.
H.1418 HD517 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1418) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to petitions to the Juvenile Court or Probate Court on behalf of certain special juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.1428 HD3055 By Representative Keefe of Worcester and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1428) of Mary S. Keefe and others relative to the process for the investigation of officer-involved deaths. The Judiciary.
H.1429 HD3425 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1429) of Mary S. Keefe and others for legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity by enhancing the enforcement and penalties for violations of the controlled substances laws. The Judiciary.
H.1433 HD2809 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1433) of Kay Khan and others relative to the expungement of criminal records of juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.1434 HD3032 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1434) of Kay Khan and others relative to providing written health education information to incarcerated women by correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
H.1435 HD3152 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1435) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to mandate separate and secure waiting areas for victims and families in the courts of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.1436 HD3268 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1436) of Kay Khan and others relative to the evaluation of the frequency and outcome of contacts between juveniles of various racial and ethnic categories and law enforcement and court personnel and other Commonwealth officials. The Judiciary.
H.1461 HD890 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1461) of Jay D. Livingstone and others for legislation to allow individuals to institute and prosecute a civil action for injunctive relief for violation of laws relative to meal breaks for employees. The Judiciary.
H.1463 HD1477 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1463) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to expanding eligibility for diversion to treatment for criminal offenders. The Judiciary.
H.1475 HD2592 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1475) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the use of solitary confinement in correctional facilities. The Judiciary.
H.1477 HD1117 By Mr. Mannal of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1477) of Brian R. Mannal and others for legislation to establish a penalty for the mistreatment of elephants. The Judiciary.
H.1492 HD874 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1492) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the donations of leftover food by restaurants and cafeterias. The Judiciary.
H.1493 HD2587 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1493) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the registered land in the office of an assistant recorder. The Judiciary.
H.1498 HD2826 By Mr. Moran of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1498) of Frank A. Moran and others relative to vacant, foreclosing and foreclosed property. The Judiciary.
H.1530 HD1765 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Brownsberger, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1530) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to penalties for the crime of female genital mutilation. The Judiciary.
H.1531 HD1776 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1531) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy. The Judiciary.
H.1555 HD1371 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1555) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to impose a penalty for the confinement of farm animals in a manner that does not allow them to turn around freely, lie down, stand up, and fully extend their limbs. The Judiciary.
H.1559 HD3227 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1559) of David M. Rogers and others relative to the parole process. The Judiciary.
H.1560 HD3298 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1560) of David M. Rogers and others relative to establishing a right to counsel in certain eviction cases. The Judiciary.
H.1567 HD3070 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1567) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others relative to the penalty for the transmission of indecent visual depictions by persons less than eighteen years. The Judiciary.
H.1568 HD362 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1568) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to repeal certain laws. The Judiciary.
H.1569 HD365 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1569) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the reform of laws implicating tramps, vagrants, and vagabonds. The Judiciary.
H.1571 HD371 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1571) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the enforcement of certain civil rights laws. The Judiciary.
H.1572 HD383 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1572) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the reform of laws implicating certain private consensual intimate conduct between adults. The Judiciary.
H.1574 HD506 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1574) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to adjust the credit calculated for days imprisoned for the nonpayment of a fines against amounts owed. The Judiciary.
H.1575 HD1969 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1575) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to improve the collection and analysis of data relative to traffic stops. The Judiciary.
H.1576 HD2875 By Messrs. Rushing of Boston and Carvalho of , a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1576) of Byron Rushing and others relative to motor vehicle parking and bicyclist traffic violation appeals. The Judiciary.
H.1579 HD3200 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1579) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to protect tenants and prevent vacancies in foreclosed homes. The Judiciary.
H.1584 HD3156 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1584) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to reform pretrial processes. The Judiciary.
H.1599 HD486 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1599) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require judicial review of foreclosures on residential mortgages. The Judiciary.
H.1608 HD414 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1608) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further regulate the performing of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health . The Judiciary.
H.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.
H.1621 HD1979 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1621) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to establish the Massachusetts prisoner bone marrow donation program. The Judiciary.
H.1622 HD2019 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1622) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to establish guidelines for the releasing of prisoners for medical reasons. The Judiciary.
H.1624 HD3212 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1624) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to establish an organ and tissue donor program within the Department of Correction. The Judiciary.
H.1628 HD2997 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1628) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to the criteria for the release of terminally ill inmates to alternative locations of confinement. The Judiciary.
H.1636 HD760 By Mr. Tucker of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1636) of Paul Tucker and others relative to coverage of public employees under the Tort Claims Act. The Judiciary.
H.1637 HD766 By Mr. Tucker of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1637) of Paul Tucker and others for legislation to allow for police body cameras. The Judiciary.
H.1640 HD3525 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1640) of Aaron Vega and others relative to Superior Court foreclosure procedures. The Judiciary.
H.1653 HD1164 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1653) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to repeal certain statutes regarding, education and morality that may be considered unconstitutional. The Judiciary.
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.
H.1657 HD1456 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1657) of Chris Walsh and Denise Provost relative to liability for damages caused by blasting. The Judiciary.
H.1681 HD1651 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1681) of Jennifer E. Benson, Chris Walsh and Denise Provost relative to freelancers in the definition of employees under the labor laws. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1687 HD1208 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1687) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to health care worker safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1698 HD1301 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1698) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to employment and job training. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1702 HD2648 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1702) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others relative to the minimum wage employers are required to pay tipped employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1707 HD1922 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1707) of Sean Garballey and others relative to benefits for permanent functional loss and disfigurement under the workers' compensation law. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1708 HD2248 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1708) of Sean Garballey and others establishing schedules for employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1714 HD2342 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1714) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to vocational training for the unemployed. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1715 HD2345 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1715) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to temporary workers’ unemployment benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.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.1717 HD2364 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1717) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to promoting job training in the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1718 HD3411 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1718) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program for employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1719 HD709 By Mrs. Harrington of Groton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1719) of Sheila C. Harrington and others relative to the prohibition of noncompetition business agreements. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1728 HD1230 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1728) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to abusive or hostile work environments. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.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.1735 HD2596 By Mr. Mahoney of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1735) of John J. Mahoney and others relative to increase the minimum wage for private sector human service workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1736 HD2586 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1736) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers and prospective employers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1737 HD3305 By Representatives Malia of Boston and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1737) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Sean Garballey and others for legislation to ensure the payment of at least a living wage to all employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1748 HD1833 By Representatives Michlewitz of Boston and Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1748) of Aaron Michlewitz, Kate Hogan and others for legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1756 HD2433 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Pacheco, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1756) of James J. O'Day, Marc R. Pacheco and others for legislation to further define standards of employee safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1762 HD2165 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1762) of David M. Rogers and others for the establishment of a living minimum wage for employees and contracted employees of the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1769 HD736 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1769) of Ellen Story, Joan B. Lovely and others relative to pregnancy, childbirth, or a related condition protection of employees and job applicants. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1771 HD2072 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1771) of Ellen Story, Jennifer L. Flanagan and others for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing, and harrassment, without regard to protected class status. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1773 HD2835 By Mr. Ultrino of Malden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1773) of Steven Ultrino and others for legislation to establish a living wage for employees of certain retail stores and fast food restaurants. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1785 HD1016 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1785) of Ruth B. Balser, Jennifer L. Flanagan and others that the Department of Mental Health operate a statewide program to provide mental health consultations to primary care physicians, pediatricians, nurse practitioners and providers of women who suffer from post-partum depression. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1787 HD867 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1787) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to expanding access and safety of mental health services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1801 HD3158 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1801) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to increase access to mental health services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1806 HD1419 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1806) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to expand substance abuse treatment options for non-violent drug offenders. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1809 HD1425 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1809) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to direct the Division of Medical Assistance to provide coverage for the treatment of opioid dependence. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
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.1826 HD2126 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1826) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to protecting puppies and kittens. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1839 HD385 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1839) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to handicapped parking spaces regulated by cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1840 HD390 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1840) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to regulate the powers of tree wardens in municipalities in the Commonwealth. 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.1862 HD1817 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1862) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to the approval of town insurance appropriations. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1865 HD1367 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1865) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to require owners of rented or foreclosed properties to check for abandoned animals. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1866 HD1370 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1866) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to strengthen the enforcement of certain dog laws. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1886 HD3345 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1886) of Christine P. Barber and others for legislation to direct the Department of Public Health to compile data and issue a report on vision screening for children entering kindergarten. Public Health.
H.1888 HD1677 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1888) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to establish a Diabetes state action plan . Public Health.
H.1889 HD1878 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1889) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to the independent practice of advanced practice registered nursing by nurse practitioners. Public Health.
H.1914 HD1112 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1914) of Claire D. Cronin and others that certain health facilities be directed to establish a "safe patient handling policy", so-called. Public Health.
H.1915 HD3318 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1915) of Claire D. Cronin and others for the implementation of an institutional pharmacy discharge medication pilot program by the Department of Public Health to ensure patient medication adherence. Public Health.
H.1921 HD1018 By Mr. Day of Stoneham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1921) of Michael S. Day and others for legislation to prohibit the participation of health care professionals in the torture and abuse of prisoners. Public Health.
H.1924 HD2081 By Mr. D'Emilia of Bridgewater, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1924) of Angelo L. D'Emilia and others relative to baseline concussion testing for student athletes. Public Health.
H.1932 HD2115 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1932) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the training of persons supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Public Health.
H.1933 HD2239 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1933) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to safe disposal of syringes, injection devices and other medical sharps. Public Health.
H.1934 HD2375 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1934) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to bans plastic beads used in facial scrubs, shampoos and toothpastes. Public Health.
H.1935 HD3241 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1935) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to electronic prescribing of opiates and other controlled substances. Public Health.
H.1954 HD1189 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1954) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to prohibit the sale of tobacco products at certain health care institutions. Public Health.
H.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.1958 HD678 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1958) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the maximum number of patients assigned to a registered nurses or hospital care attendants. Public Health.
H.1959 HD680 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1959) of Denise C. Garlick and others for an the establishment of a special commission (including members of the General Court) on local and regional public health. Public Health.
H.1961 HD687 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1961) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to benefit the Health Safety Net Trust Fund. Public Health.
H.1962 HD692 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1962) of Denise C. Garlick and Denise Provost relative to the vital records trust fund. Public Health.
H.1975 HD1526 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1975) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to requiring child-resistant packaging of nicotine liquid containers. 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.1993 HD860 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1993) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to require pain assessment and management in health care facilities. Public Health.
H.1995 HD2508 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1995) of Kay Khan and others relative to patient safety quality indicators. Public Health.
H.1996 HD2782 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1996) of Kay Khan and others relative to further regulating health care costs and the dispensing of controlled substances. 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.1999 HD3028 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1999) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a nursing advisory board within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Public Health.
H.2001 HD3151 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2001) of Kay Khan and others relative to home health and hospice aides. Public Health.
H.2002 HD3216 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2002) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to provide for the rapid deployment of qualified nurses. Public Health.
H.2010 HD1416 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2010) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the health care of minors. Public Health.
H.2021 HD2948 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2021) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to further regulate the sale of tobacco products to teenagers. Public Health.
H.2029 HD2483 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Joyce, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2029) of James J. O'Day and others that hospitals provide certain patients in inpatient or observation status oral and written notice of such placement. Public Health.
H.2031 HD1767 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2031) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to increase power plant safety preparedness by the Department of Public Health to twenty miles. Public Health.
H.2033 HD1747 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2033) of William Smitty Pignatelli, Denise Provost and Gailanne M. Cariddi relative to providing for consumer access to and disclosure of complementary and alternative health services. Public Health.
H.2042 HD1143 By Messrs. Rogers of Cambridge and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2042) of David M. Rogers and others relative to improving asthma in schools. Public Health.
H.2043 HD1144 By Representative Rogers of Cambridge and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2043) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to establish a division of indoor environments within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.2045 HD2373 By Representative Rogers of Norwood and Senator Rush, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2045) of John H. Rogers and others relative to granting equal access to original birth certificates. Public Health.
H.2048 HD1906 By Messrs. Sánchez of Boston and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2048) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. Public Health.
H.2050 HD2015 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2050) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to prohibit the sale to minors of electronic devices used to deliver liquid nicotine vapor. Public Health.
H.2051 HD3487 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2051) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to increase access to vaccines. Public Health.
H.2060 HD573 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2060) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the despensing of controlled substances. Public Health.
H.2062 HD594 By Representative Scibak of South Hadley and Senator Chandler, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2062) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the restoration of oral health benefits for MassHealth recipients. Public Health.
H.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.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.2068 HD2758 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2068) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to disclosure requirements for dry cleaners using toxic chemicals. 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 and others relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age. Public Health.
H.2074 HD3102 By Mr. Timilty of Milton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2074) of Walter F. Timilty and others relative to the rights of patients to certain bulk medications upon discharge from medical facilities. Public Health.
H.2081 HD1469 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2081) of Chris Walsh and others relative to the designation of caregivers by certain patients. Public Health.
H.2097 HD1490 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2097) of Paul Brodeur and others for legislation requiring carbon monoxide alarms in all residential, governmental and commercial structures. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2106 HD3024 By Mr. Carvalho of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2106) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to uniform use of deadly force guidelines. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2119 HD758 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2119) of Marjorie C. Decker and others to prohibit the distribution in commerce of children's products and upholstered furniture containing certain flame retardants, and for other purposes. 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.2206 HD1680 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2206) of Michael D. Brady and others for legislation relative to part-time higher education faculty eligibility in the state retirement system. Public Service.
H.2265 HD509 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2265) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to collective bargaining for teachers and other school employees. Public Service.
H.2269 HD1530 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2269) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the divestment of state pension funds from holdings in fossil fuel companies. Public Service.
H.2302 HD1967 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2302) of Sean Garballey and others relative to increasing the base for the calculation of cost-of-living increases for retired public employees. Public Service.
H.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.2353 HD1345 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2353) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to the retirement benefits of state police dispatchers. Public Service.
H.2355 HD1439 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2355) of Stephen Kulik, Denise Provost and Stephen L. DiNatale for legislation to authorize municipal governing bodies to revoke the application of civil service laws to certain positions within said municipalities. Public Service.
H.2371 HD2627 By Mr. Miceli of Wilmington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2371) of James R. Miceli and others relative to expanding credible service to certain veterans. Public Service.
H.2374 HD3439 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2374) of Michael J. Moran and others relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee on Public Counsel Services. Public Service.
H.2385 HD2474 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2385) of James J. O'Day and others relative to public employees' workers compensation benefits. Public Service.
H.2386 HD2475 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2386) of James J. O'Day and others relative to retirement benefits of certain employees of the Department of Children and Families. 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.2395 HD386 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2395) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to further regulate the right to strike of public employees. Public Service.
H.2400 HD1536 By Mr. Ryan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2400) of Daniel J. Ryan and others relative to retirement benefits for care givers at the soldier's homes. Public Service.
H.2425 HD658 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2425) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to retirement benefits for certain employees of the Department of Correction. Public Service.
H.2448 HD1877 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2448) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to providing for a voluntary contribution on the state income tax form for donations to the State Public Health HIV and Hepatitis Fund. Revenue.
H.2475 HD234 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2475) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices. Revenue.
H.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.2479 HD1533 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2479) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the earned income credit for working families. Revenue.
H.2492 HD2220 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2492) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the sale or conversion of certain tax exempt property. Revenue.
H.2495 HD1911 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2495) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to the tax on gross gaming revenues, the waiting period for certain former public officials to be employed by gaming licensees and prohibiting financial assistance from state funds for gaming licensees. Revenue.
H.2500 HD813 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2500) of John V. Fernandes and others providing tax exemptions for certain paraplegic veterans. 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.2528 HD1869 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2528) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to the taxation of unearned income. 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.2568 HD711 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2568) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to real estate tax relief for certain owners of residential property. Revenue.
H.2575 HD2998 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2575) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to create a program to reduce childhood obesity by assessing a tax on candies, confectionaries and soft drinks. Revenue.
H.2577 HD3099 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2577) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to increase the excise tax on alcoholic beverages. 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.2585 HD2012 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2585) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to increase the maximum tax credit allowed for land conservation incentives. Revenue.
H.2587 HD2943 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Creem, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2587) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to further regulate expenditures for mortgages from the Community Preservation Trust Fund. Revenue.
H.2605 HD1656 By Mr. Mahoney of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2605) of John J. Mahoney and others relative to the process for collecting delinquent property taxes. Revenue.
H.2613 HD407 By Messrs. McMurtry of Dedham and Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2613) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to exempting certain school supply expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers from the income tax. Revenue.
H.2618 HD3016 By Representatives Michlewitz of Boston and Vincent of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2618) of Aaron Michlewitz and others relative to the taxation of short-term residential rentals. 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.2670 HD2162 By Mr. Rogers of Norwood, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2670) of John H. Rogers and others relative to the sales tax on bundled cellular telephone transactions. 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.2692 HD1168 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2692) of Chris Walsh, Carmine L. Gentile and Denise Provost for legislation to authorize municipalities to levy real estate taxes on certain abandoned property and provide incentives for granting public access to said property. Revenue.
H.2693 HD1169 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2693) of Chris Walsh and others relative to the value of land owned by nonprofits. Revenue.
H.2697 HD1478 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2697) of Chris Walsh and others relative to sales tax exemption for art. 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.2726 HD1871 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2726) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to state contracting for cleaning, maintenance or security guard services. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2728 HD1568 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2728) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to project labor agreements. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2732 HD2106 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2732) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to public access to the financial statements of candidates for public office and the maintenance of a electronic reporting system statements of financial interests. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2771 HD3154 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2771) of Kay Khan and others relative to authorizing the Governor to appoint a registered nurse to the Health Policy Commission. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.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.2774 HD1341 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2774) of Peter V. Kocot and others for legislation to exempt the deliberation of public bodies at town meeting from the open meeting law. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2775 HD3531 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2775) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to the open meeting law. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2776 HD1434 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2776) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to contracts for design services. 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.2809 HD381 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2809) of Byron Rushing and others relative to protecting tropical forests by restricting state purchases of certain wood products. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2811 HD540 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2811) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to establish a permanent office of access and opportunity within the Executive Office of Administration and Finance. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2812 HD2863 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2812) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the establishment of a secretary to reduce and prevent homelessness. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2813 HD2882 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2813) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to establish the Massachusetts law revision commission. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2814 HD2890 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2814) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the disclosure of participation in the slave trade. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2849 HD2976 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2849) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to utility data transparency and access. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2852 HD2297 By Messrs. Calter of Kingston and Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2852) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to net metering, community shared solar and energy storage. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2866 HD748 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2866) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to regulate the establishment of municipal lighting plants. 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 and others relative to protecting consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2871 HD1505 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2871) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to gas leak repairs during road projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2875 HD3186 By Representative Fox of Boston and Senator Creem, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2875) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to the definition of “beverage” and the redemption of containers under the bottle law, so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2881 HD3217 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2881) of Patricia A. Haddad and others for legislation to encourage the development of clean energy security, energy diversity and economic growth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2882 HD389 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2882) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to establish a double pole advisory council to recommend rules and regulations to reduce the use of double utility poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.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.2892 HD1432 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2892) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to double utility poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2907 HD3403 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2907) of Tom Sannicandro and Denise Provost relative to the protection of the public interest by the Department of Telecommunications and Cable in cable mergers. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2909 HD1475 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2909) of Frank I. Smizik and others further promoting energy efficiency and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2911 HD2050 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2911) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to net metering by utility companies. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.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.2929 HD3398 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2929) of Byron Rushing and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the viability of designating a space or facility in the city of Boston commemorating the visit of Nelson Mandela. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2930 HD774 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2930) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to authorize the acquisition of land for the development and construction of an underground railroad, and a civil rights and black heritage museum in the city of Springfield. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2933 HD1476 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2933) of Chris Walsh and Denise Provost relative to resale royalties for artists. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2948 HD1654 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2948) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to civil motor vehicle infraction by a junior operator who is not emancipated. Transportation.
H.2984 HD1566 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2984) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others to provide for reforms and improvements to the Commonwealth's transportation system. Transportation.
H.2985 HD1650 By Representative Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2985) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others relative to junior operator's licenses. Transportation.
H.3003 HD3492 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3003) of Sean Garballey and others relative to contract assistance for Central Artery debt of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. 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.3039 HD2584 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3039) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to motor vehicle license suspension record privacy. Transportation.
H.3047 HD1093 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3047) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to direct the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to make driving records available online for informational purposes. Transportation.
H.3072 HD2130 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3072) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to protect bicyclists in bicycle lanes. Transportation.
H.3073 HD2137 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3073) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to define and further protect vulnerable persons on the roads of the Commonwealth. Transportation.
H.3085 HD584 By Messrs. Smizik of Brookline and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3085) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to creates incentives to help promote the adoption of electric vehicles. Transportation.
H.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.3127 HD1988 By Representative Atkins of Concord and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3127) of Cory Atkins 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.3137 HD2210 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3137) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to tuition and fee waivers for armed forces reserves. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.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.3143 HD1436 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3143) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the payment of veterans' benefits. 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.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.3207 HD3018 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3207) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others for legislation to provide interrupter services for certain ethnic populations. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.3212 HD2432 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3212) of James J. O'Day and others relative to background checks on foster parents. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.3242 HD369 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3242) of Ellen Story and others relative to the labeling of genetically engineered food. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3243 HD1725 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3243) of Aaron Vega and others for legislation to exempt veterans from paying certain state recreation related fees. 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 foe legislation to establish a task force to combat sexual assault on college and university campuses. Higher Education.
H.3251 HD2020 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3251) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the online privacy of minors. The Judiciary.
H.3259 HD1706 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3259) of Aaron Vega and others relative to sexual intercourse or unnatural sexual intercourse with a cadaver. The Judiciary.
H.3266 HD2189 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3266) of Bruce J. Ayers and others relative to commercial breeder dog kennels. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.3271 HD3416 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3271) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to nondiscrimination in access to organ transplants. Public Health.
H.3276 HD3020 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3276) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to providing for an appropriation for the Executive Office of Public Safety for the protection of victims and witnesses of domestic violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3307 HD2027 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3307) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others that wireless service providers make available for download at least one application that prohibits texting while driving. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3308 HD3046 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3308) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to further regulating practices of common carriers regarding former business customers. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3316 HD1724 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3316) of Aaron Vega and others for legislation to authorize certain expenditures from the Massachusetts Transportation Trust Fund. Transportation.
H.3319 HD1590 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3319) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others relative to veterans’ agents. Veterans and Federal Affairs.

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator, Lawyer
Spouse: Geoffrey Forrest
Children: 2

Education & Public Service

  • Bennington College, BA 1971
  • Boston University School of Law, JD 1982
  • Mass. House 2006 - present
  • Assistant City Solicitor, Newton (1982-1984)
  • Assistant City Solicitor, Somerville (1984-1989)
Twenty-seventh Middlesex, Consisting of Somerville: Ward 2: Precincts 2, 3, Wards 3, 5, 6