Ellen Story Division Chair

D Amherst
Ellen Story

Addresses

State House
Room 277
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2012
Email: Ellen.Story@mahouse.gov
Bill Docket Bill Title
SD2119 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 0000) of Joan B. Lovely and Ellen Story for legislation relative to postpartum depression screening. Health Care Financing.
HD3943 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to further amend the anti-shackling statute for incarcerated pregnant women. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.41 SD2000 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 41) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Harriette L. Chandler, Michael O. Moore, Barbara L'Italien, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify municipal authority regarding cash sureties. The Judiciary.
S.60 SD875 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, Senate, No. 60) of Jason M. Lewis, Ellen Story, Ruth B. Balser, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to income tax. Revenue.
H.67 HD681 By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 67) of Brian M. Ashe and others that persons diagnosed with familial dysautonomia disorder receive certain services from the Department of Developmental Services. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.69 SD1363 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 69) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Aaron Vega, Jay D. Livingstone, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a health incentives program. 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.82 HD3091 By Representatives Fox of Boston and Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 82) of Gloria L. Fox and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of gender responsive programming for juvenile justice system involved girls. 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.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.113 HD2818 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 113) of James J. O'Day and others relative to administering the medical assistance programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.122 SD317 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 122) of Daniel A. Wolf, Stephen Kulik, Chris Walsh, Louis L. Kafka and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the planning and development of sustainable communities. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.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.207 HD3373 By Mr. Hunt of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 207) of Daniel J. Hunt and others for legislation to limit fees charged by cashers of checks, drafts or money orders. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.253 SD1779 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 253) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Daniel A. Wolf, Benjamin B. Downing, Kevin G. Honan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to universal pre-kindergarten access. Education.
H.307 HD449 By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 307) of F. Jay Barrows and others for legislation to direct the Department of Education to include a course in civics as a high school graduation requirement. Education.
H.323 HD2128 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 323) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to the implementation of full-day kindergarten. Education.
H.335 HD3518 By Representative Cantwell of Marshfield and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 335) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to school safety and student success through school-based law enforcement. Education.
H.350 HD1606 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 350) of James J. Dwyer and others relative to establishing a moratorium for charter schools. Education.
H.367 HD3126 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 367) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to requiring mandatory physical education for all students in grades K-12. Education.
S.380 SD1257 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 380) of James B. Eldridge, Paul W. Mark, Ellen Story, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to fair election in Massachusetts. Election Laws.
H.386 HD2207 By Messrs. Gordon of Bedford and Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 386) of Kenneth I. Gordon, James M. Cantwell and others relative to social media password privacy for school students. Education.
S.419 SD1081 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 419) of Anne M. Gobi, James B. Eldridge, Ellen Story, Stephen Kulik and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the distribution of raw milk. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.422 HD1698 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 422) of Kay Khan and others relative to establishing a foreign language education seal of biliteracy for students. Education.
H.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.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.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.491 HD259 By Mr. Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 491) of Todd M. Smola and others for legislation relative to geography education. Education.
H.497 HD416 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 497) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to repealing the testing requirements for graduation under the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System. 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.520 HD2456 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 520) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to stabilizing the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
H.522 HD3228 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 522) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to prevent and respond to bullying of elderly and disabled residents of public or privately-owned subsidized multifamily housing developments. Elder Affairs.
H.537 HD2086 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 537) of Cory Atkins and others relative to accountability for certain corporate political activities. 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.577 HD1339 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 577) of Peter V. Kocot, Jonathan Hecht and Ellen Story relative to limiting contributions to ballot question committees. 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.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.659 HD1242 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 659) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to hydraulic fracturing wastewater. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.663 HD3397 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 663) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag pollution. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.677 HD632 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 677) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to further regulate the use of hydraulic fracturing to stimulate the extraction of natural gas. 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.698 HD2486 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 698) of Peter V. Kocot, John W. Scibak and Ellen Story for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the preservation of the archaeological and fossil resources of the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.702 HD2503 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 702) of Peter V. Kocot, Jonathan Hecht and Ellen Story for the establishment of product stewardship programs to provide free of charge recycling when products are sold or discarded. 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.711 HD2034 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 711) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish a state meat inspection program and enhance the meat and poultry slaughter and processing infrastructure in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.738 HD201 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 738) of Denise Provost and others that the Department of Environmental Protection and the Department of Public Health develop health risk assessment guidelines of proposed school construction sites . Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.739 HD203 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 739) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag use through regulations and incentives. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.740 HD218 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 740) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to to protect drinking water from hydraulic fracturing. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.743 HD64 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 743) of Tom Sannicandro, Ellen Story and Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. for legislation to create a special task force to study interim and longer-term actions necessary to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. 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.756 HD2752 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 756) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require producer responsibility for collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.773 HD1184 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 773) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to regulate the cultivation of industrial hemp. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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.789 HD826 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Lewis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 789) of Ruth B. Balser, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to require coverage for community and home-based behavioral health care services for certain children and adolescents with mental health disorders. Financial Services.
H.835 HD3034 By Ms. DuBois of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 835) of Michelle M. DuBois and others for legislation to establish trust fund to protect citizens of the Commonwealth and municipalities impacted by the mortgage foreclosure crisis. Financial Services.
S.843 SD1417 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 843) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to medical placement of terminal and incapacitated inmates. The Judiciary.
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.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.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.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.944 HD343 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 944) of John W. Scibak and others relative to insurance coverage for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome. Financial Services.
H.946 HD374 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 946) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation provide health benefit plan coverage for hearing aids. Financial Services.
H.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.953 HD1702 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 953) of John W. Scibak and others relative to insurance coverage for craniofacial disorders. Financial Services.
H.965 HD1107 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 965) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to compare total health care spending with projected single payer health care system spending. Health Care Financing.
H.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.996 HD286 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 996) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the payment and preservation of beds in nursing home facilities for recipients of MassHealth benefits. Health Care Financing.
H.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.1042 HD195 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1042) of Sean Garballey and others relative to establishing the Great State of Mind Scholarship Program. Higher Education.
H.1045 HD1196 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1045) of Sean Garballey and Ellen Story relative to the finances and funding of public higher educational institutions. 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.
S.1056 SD553 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1056) of Michael J. Barrett, Mary S. Keefe, Ellen Story, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to solar drying of laundry. Municipalities and Regional Government.
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.1061 HD1035 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1061) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to provide high school graduates equal access to in-state tuition rates and financial aid in the higher education system. Higher Education.
H.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.1074 HD452 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1074) of John W. Scibak and Ellen Story relative to tuition and charges at the University of Massachusetts. Higher Education.
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.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.
S.1206 SD235 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1206) of Marc R. Pacheco, James J. O'Day, Chris Walsh, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to patient safety. Public Health.
H.1227 HD3015 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, 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 Boston, 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.1301 HD3148 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1301) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to discrimination protections for survivors of domestic violence in fair housing opportunities. 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.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.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.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.
S.1453 SD397 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1453) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin Swan and Ellen Story for legislation to improve the fairness of our tax laws . Revenue.
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.1530 HD1765 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Brownsberger, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1530) of Sarah K. Peake, William N. Brownsberger and others relative to penalties for the crime of female genital mutilation. The Judiciary.
H.1531 HD1776 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1531) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy. The Judiciary.
H.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.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.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.1577 HD3072 By Representatives Rushing of Boston and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1577) of Byron Rushing and others relative to gender identity and access to public accommodations. The Judiciary.
H.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.1614 HD406 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1614) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to telephone service for inmates in correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
H.1618 HD481 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1618) of Benjamin Swan and others for the establishment of a Massachusetts innocence commission to analyze the circumstances of innocent persons being charged, prosecuted, convicted and incarcerated. The Judiciary.
H.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.1625 HD3471 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1625) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to further regulate registries of deeds. 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.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.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.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.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.
S.1747 SD285 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1747) of Michael J. Barrett, Chris Walsh, Kay Khan, Frank I. Smizik and other members of the General Court for legislation to combat climate change. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1762 HD2165 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1762) of David M. Rogers and others for the establishment of a living minimum wage for employees and contracted employees of the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1764 HD373 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1764) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to make it unlawful to discriminate on the basis of height and weight in compensation or in terms, conditions or privileges of employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.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.1797 HD1972 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1797) of Kay Khan and others relative to the civil commitment of women for alcoholism and substance abuse at the Framingham Correctional Institution. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1798 HD2108 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1798) of Kay Khan and others relative to juvenile mental health and substance abuse. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.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.1814 HD2980 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1814) of Denise Provost and others relative to the rights of persons receiving services through the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1849 SD1383 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1849) of Eric P. Lesser, Thomas M. McGee, Harriette L. Chandler, James T. Welch and other members of the General Court for legislation to study the feasibility of high-speed rail access between Springfield and Boston. Transportation.
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.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.1973 HD45 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1973) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to the modernization of optometric patient care. Public Health.
H.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.1991 HD1674 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1991) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to providing care and comfort for the terminally ill. Public Health.
H.1992 HD846 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1992) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to establishing a board of registration in naturopathy and further regulating naturopathic health care. 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.2003 HD1231 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2003) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to nutritional needs of homeless residents. Public Health.
H.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.2048 HD1906 By Messrs. Sánchez of Boston and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2048) of Jeffrey Sánchez, Byron Rushing and others for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. Public Health.
H.2050 HD2015 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2050) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to prohibit the sale to minors of electronic devices used to deliver liquid nicotine vapor. Public Health.
H.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.2065 HD1502 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2065) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to protect patients approved by physicians and certified by the Department of Public Health to access medical marijuana. 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.2082 HD2824 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2082) of Chris Walsh and others relative to promoting access to accurate medical information. Public Health.
H.2106 HD3024 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2106) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to uniform use of deadly force guidelines. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2146 HD2489 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2146) of Peter V. Kocot and others for legislation to establish a reporting protocol for the Executive Office of Public Safety to monitor and report the backlogs in elevator inspections across the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.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.2471 HD2653 By Messrs. Collins of Boston and McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2471) of Nick Collins, Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to establish a live theater tax credit program. 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.2503 HD2060 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2503) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others relative to access to capital for business growth in economically distressed communities. Revenue.
H.2527 HD913 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2527) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others that tobacco tax revenues be used to reduce tobacco use. 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.2529 HD2037 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, House, No. 2529) of Jonathan Hecht and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to allow for a graduated income tax. 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.2579 HD2497 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2579) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to a review of existing staffing levels of environmental police officers in the Commonwealth. Revenue.
H.2587 HD2943 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Creem, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2587) of Stephen Kulik, Cynthia Stone Creem and others for legislation to further regulate expenditures for mortgages from the Community Preservation Trust Fund. Revenue.
H.2613 HD407 By Messrs. McMurtry of Dedham and Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2613) of Paul McMurtry, Aaron Vega and others relative to exempting certain school supply expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers from the income tax. Revenue.
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.2782 HD63 By Mr. Madden of Nantucket, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2782) of Timothy R. Madden and others for legislation to designate the month of October as Farm to School Month in the Commonwealth and to strategize opportunities to spread farm-to-school programs statewide. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.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.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, James B. Eldridge and others relative to protecting consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.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.2878 HD3277 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2878) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the installation of new permanent outdoor lighting fixtures and the cost of operating such fixtures. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2889 HD1409 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2889) of Stephen Kulik, Ellen Story and Mark J. Cusack for legislation to promote residential energy efficiency improvements in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2893 HD1497 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2893) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the authority of the Attorney General in reviewing certain applications that seeks to increase the supply gas and other non-renewable energy resources available in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2927 HD1759 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2927) of Sarah K. Peake, Denise Provost and others for legislation to create the position of poet laureate of the Commonwealth. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2931 HD1181 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2931) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to establish the position of state architect laureate to promote greater appreciation of the architectural history of the state house and other public buildings in the commonwealth. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2985 HD1650 By Representative Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2985) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Patricia D. Jehlen and others relative to junior operator's licenses. Transportation.
H.3026 HD2490 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3026) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to improving passenger rail service between Springfield and Boston. Transportation.
H.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.3127 HD1988 By Representative Atkins of Concord and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3127) of Cory Atkins, James B. Eldridge and others for the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to convene a Constitutional Convention to consider amendments to the Constitution to limit the influence of money in our political system. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3133 HD1010 By Mr. Crighton of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by resolution, House, No. 3133) of Brendan P. Crighton and others for the adoption of resolutions urging the Congress of the United States to reject the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3144 HD1024 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by resolution, House, No. 3144) of Jay D. Livingstone and others for the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to take certain actions concerning national budgetary matters. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
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 interpreter services for certain ethnic populations. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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.3390 HD2388 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3390) of Daniel Cullinane and others for legislation to improve adult basic education access and quality. Education.
H.3404 HD2382 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3404) of Daniel Cullinane and others for legislation to establish a registry for home care workers. Elder Affairs.
H.3461 HD2942 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3461) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Mental Health to establish a program for research, technology transfer, design, development and commercialization of technologies for the treatment and support of people with mental illness and brain-based disorders. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.3479 HD3094 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3479) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) to investigate and study methods to prevent the use of undue force by police officers. Public Safety and Homeland Security.

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Profession: Legislator

Education & Public Service

  • University of Texas, B.A.
  • University of Wisconsin
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook
  • Cambridge College, M. Ed.
  • Amherst Town Meeting Member
  • Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee
  • Mass. House (1992-present)
Third Hampshire, Consisting of Amherst; Granby: Precinct 1; Pelham