James B. Eldridge Senator

D Acton
James B. Eldridge

Addresses

State House
Room 413A
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-1120
Fax: 617-722-1089
Email: James.Eldridge@masenate.gov
District Office
255 Main Street
Marlborough , MA 01752
Phone:
Bill Docket Bill Title
SD11 For legislation relative to the humane treatment of disabled persons
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.
SD49 For legislation to increase health insurer reporting transparency.
SD51 For legislation to authorize a study of school day starting times and schedules.
SD56 For legislation relative to special education transportation costs
SD57 For legislation relative to circuit breaker reimbursement.
SD61 For legislation relative to special juveniles.
SD66 For legislation to authorize the Governor to issue a proclamation setting apart the first Wednesday in May as state parks day
SD85 For legislation to improve data collection in the juvenile justice system
SD95 For legislation to promote employment
SD99 For legislation relative to media literacy in schools
SD116 For legislation relative to the fair distribution and pricing of event tickets.
SD123 For legislation to establish an Office of Rural Policy.
SD128 For legislation relative to just cause terminations.
SD130 For legislation to authorize municipal increases in minimum wages.
SD156 For legislation to econmically stabilize displaced service workers.
SD166 For legislation to establish a board of registration in naturopathy
SD190 For legislation relative to the treatment of elephants
SD193 For legislation to promote American manufacturing.
SD194 For legislation to establish a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change
SD229 Lfor legislation relative to recycling
SD235 For legislation relative to patient safety
SD252 For legislation to protect health care reform funding
SD256 For legislation to clarify deadlines for submission of applications for land under Chapter 61a.
SD268 For legislation relative to payments in lieu of taxation of organizations exempt from the property tax
SD284 For legislation to protect bicyclists in bicycle lanes
SD285 For legislation to combat climate change.
SD289 For legislation relative to foster care children
SD310 For legislation to further define standards of employee safety.
SD311 For legislation to remove the restrictions on the licenses of nurse practitioners and certified registered nurse anesthetists as recommended by the Institute of Medicine and the Federal Trade Commission
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
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.
SD351 For legislation to support municipal fiscal stability through a special education stabilization fund.
SD352 For legislation to improve the earned income tax credit for working families
SD363 For legislation to establish the Massachusetts GI bill to provide tuition and fee waivers for National Guard members and veterans
SD367 For legislation relative to Congo conflict minerals.
SD369 For legislation relative to ordinary disability retirements.
SD374 For legislation to reduce solid waste, increase recycling and generate municipal cost savings.
SD391 For legislation to modernize voter registration and jury pool lists.
SD396 For legislation to invest in our communities and tax exemptions.
SD398 For legislation relative to equal access to public places regardless of gender identity.
SD400 For legislation relative to dropout prevention and recovery
SD402 For legislation to prevent discriminatory land use and permitting decisions.
SD408 For legislation to provide equitable access to behavorial health for MassHealth consumers
SD428 For legislation relative to preventable hospital readmissions
SD465 For legislation to establish a commission on malnutrition prevention.
SD466 For legislation to ensure continued humane animal care and protect family farms in Massachusetts.
SD469 For legislation to establish a special commission to identify opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of state agencies, programs, and services
SD473 For legislation to establish a public health option.
SD480 For legislation to eliminate the tax deduction for direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical marketing.
SD488 For legislation relative to maternity patient rights
SD499 For legislation to improve renewable energy distribution.
SD508 For legislation to provide fair chances for employment
SD519 For legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers
SD530 For legislation relative to utility data transparency and access
HD531 An Act to establish estate tax valuation for farms
SD533 For legislation to create the Home Works Program
SD542 For legislation relative to the re-homing of children
SD551 Relative to cueing and supervision in the personal care attendant program
SD553 For legislation relative to solar drying of laundry
SD560 Relative to providing for a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants
SD565 For legislation to eliminate health disparities in the commonwealth
SD574 For legislation to enhance the educational outcomes of expectant and parenting students
SD599 For legislation relative to higher education opportunities for high school graduates in the Commonwealth.
SD604 For legislation to promote job training in the Commonwealth.
SD608 For legislation relative to amusement devices.
SD616 For legislation relative to counsel at parole hearings for juvenile life sentences.
SD618 For legislation relative to on-site combined heat and power facilities
SD625 For legislation relative to public investment in fossil fuels.
SD626 For legislation to authorize the sale of farmer-distiller products at farmers’ markets
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.
SD633 For legislation relative to home energy efficiency.
SD640 For legislation relative to IT procurement and management in the Commonwealth.
SD642 For legislation to promote local economic development.
SD644 For legislation to promote energy efficient lighting, conserve energy, regulate outdoor night lighting, and reduce light pollution
SD645 For legislation relative to bonding authority for the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center.
SD648 For legislation relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking.
SD650 For legislation relative to sentencing laws
SD664 For legislation to establish the special commission on local and regional public health.
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
SD672 For legislation relative to forfeiture reporting
SD673 For legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability
SD680 For legislation relative to the closing of hospital essential services
SD682 For legislation relative to police training
SD685 For legislation to establish an office of Access and Opportunities
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
SD703 For legislation relative to improving training for child advocates to recognize indictors of domestic violence
SD704 For legislation to promote the development of small house nursing homes in the Commonwealth
SD706 For legislation to include childbirth under insurance policies providing for diability income
SD707 For legislation to promote purchasing from social enterprises by governmental bodies
SD712 Relative to early home childcare certification
SD715 For legislation to increase the cost of living adjustment (cola) base
SD718 For legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the MassHealth program
SD720 For legislation to provide immediate childcare assistance to homeless families.
SD721 For legislation to establish a task force relative to the Commonwealth's direct-care workforce.
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
SD730 For legislation to provide time to develop better measures of and assistance for student learning.
SD733 For legislation to establish and financing a drug collection and disposal program.
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.
SD750 For legislation to ensure adequate nursing services at public schools
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
SD771 For legislation relative to CARE
SD776 For legislation to prohibit the Commonwealth from discrimination against those providing special education services to Massachusetts students
SD784 For legislations relative to the disclosure of toxic chemicals in children’s products.
SD785 For legislation relative to Acute-care hospitals.
SD796 For legislation relative to community college tuition
SD809 For legislation relative to the judicial enforcement of noncompetition agreements
SD814 For legislation relative to senior citizen property taxes
SD817 For legislation to establish the miracle league of Massachusetts to provide recreational resources for persons with disabilities
SD819 For legislation to prevent the cruel and inhumane treatment of animals.
SD831 For legislation to strengthen the Massachusetts home care program.
SD841 For legislation to require automated external defibrillators in schools.
SD842 For legislation relative to fair hiring practices.
SD848 For legislation relative to the failure to remove existing poles
SD852 For legislation to establish a living wage for employees of big box retail stores and fast food chains.
SD878 For legislation to improve vocational training opportunities for unemployed workers
SD924 For legislation to ensure healthcare coverage for youth who have aged-out of the department of children and families.
SD937 For legislation to authorize municipal use of the prudent investor standards
SD964 For legislation to support educational opportunity for all.
SD968 For legislation relative to expungement of criminal or juvenile records for individuals who committed offenses as children or young adults
SD974 For legislation to protect animals during pet sales.
SD982 Relative to the use of certain insurance underwriting guidelines for homeowners with dogs living on such insured property
SD983 For legislation relative to the geographical jurisdiction of the Housing Court Department
SD984 For legislation relative to the office of the child advocate
SD985 For legislation relative to Lyme Disease treatment coverage
SD1014 For legislation relative to equity in public contracting in honor of Bruce C. Bolling
SD1016 For legislation to promote higher education among employees of human services provider organizations
SD1019 For legislation relative to jobs, workforce development, and main street fairness.
SD1021 For legislation to protect access to confidential healthcare.
SD1026 For legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information.
SD1027 For legislation to establish permanent voter registration for registered voters who move within the Commonwealth
SD1028 For legislation to protect the Commonwealth's residents from identity theft
SD1036 For legislation relative to the central registry of voters
SD1042 For legislation to enhance the management of problem wildlife.
SD1058 For legislation to promote healthy communities and the environment.
SD1060 For legislation to ensure uniformity in education discrimination complaint procedures.
SD1072 For legislation to accelerate student success through expanded learning time
SD1081 For legislation relative to the distribution of raw milk
SD1114 For legislation to prevent the disposal of hydraulic fracturing wastewater
SD1127 For legislation to reduce exposure to BPA.
SD1129 For legislation to ensure an adequate living wage.
SD1146 For legislation relative to alternatives to foreclosure
SD1160 For legislation to protect disabled persons from financial exploitation
SD1175 For legislation to assess the impact of the public welfare system on the health and well-being of children
SD1177 For legislation relative to the health safety net trust fund
HD1186 Relative to fees for indigent defendants
SD1186 For legislation relative to school safety issues
SD1189 For legislation relative to women’s health and economic equity
HD1191 For a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the qualifications of voters
HD1194 Relative to the qualification of voters
SD1197 For legislation relative to codifying and reforming the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship Program
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
SD1202 For legislation relative to building real incentives for college savings
SD1204 For legislation relative to the earned income tax credit
SD1208 For legislation relative to expanding the community college workforce training incentive program
SD1211 For legislation relative to strengthening the evaluation process for proposed new charter schools
SD1223 For legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the Commonwealth
SD1233 For legislation to reestablish the Clean Environment Fund.
SD1235 For legislation to improve access to public records.
SD1244 For legislation to establish the Finish Line Scholarship program.
SD1247 For legislation relative to special education funding.
SD1250 For legislation relative to an employee protection act.
SD1254 For legislation to require landlord notice of unsafe conditions.
SD1266 For legislation to direct the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to assess the current status of the commonwealth’s transportation system.
SD1271 For legislation to fuel job creation through energy efficiency
SD1273 For legislation to protect temporary workers’ unemployment benefits
SD1307 For legislation to reform labor rates paid by insurance companies to auto repairers in the Commonwealth
SD1313 For legislation to establish a commission to study the feasibility of creating and funding a universal children's savings account.
SD1315 For legislation relative to exemptions from taxation of structures and buildings essential to the operation of agricultural and horticultural lands
SD1316 For legislation to encourage employee student loan assistance
SD1321 For legislation relative to fees at community colleges and state universities
SD1326 For legislation relative to uniform financial aid information.
SD1355 For legislation relative to the Architectural Access Board.
SD1357 For legislation relative to regional transportation ballot initiatives.
SD1362 For legislation relative to student sex education.
SD1363 For legislation to establish a health incentives program.
SD1368 For legislation relative to the governance of the Health Policy Commission
SD1369 For legislation relative to the tipped minimum wage
SD1383 For legislation to study the feasibility of high-speed rail access between Springfield and Boston
SD1387 For legislation to decriminalize non-violent and verbal student misconduct
SD1389 For legislation to establish the MassMade Program.
SD1392 For legislation relative to state contracting
SD1401 For legislation to further defining the role of school resource officers.
SD1409 For legislation relative to military grade controlled property
SD1416 For legislation relative to a microgrid pilot program
SD1417 For legislation relative to medical placement of terminal and incapacitated inmates.
SD1421 For legislation to update public health laws.
SD1423 For legislation to establish pay equity.
SD1430 For legislation to regulate hydraulic fracturing.
SD1443 For legislation to provide oversight of crime labs
SD1452 For legislation to establish criteria for Masshealth hardship waivers
SD1470 For legislation to create a means for tracking the unmet need of individuals with developmental disabilities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
SD1473 For legislation to protect essential health services.
SD1478 For legislation relative to fix it first plan.
SD1487 For legislation to create higher education opportunities for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
SD1489 For legislation to expand inclusive transition programs for students with severe disabilities.
SD1491 For legislation to reform pretrial process.
SD1499 For legislation relative to home care services.
SD1510 For legislation to increase container recycling in the Commonwealth.
SD1530 For legislation relative to the enhanced management of early childhood caries among MassHealth patients
SD1555 For legislation relative to Massachusetts high school diplomas
SD1583 For legislation to address the special education needs of children with dyslexia
SD1601 For legislation to ensure continued health insurance coverage for children
SD1604 For legislation relative to services for individuals with autism spectrum disorder
SD1606 For legislation to establish a discretionary grant program for students with autism
SD1613 For legislation to increase the Commonwealth's compliance with federal law meeting requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act
SD1617 For legislation to promote housing creation for persons with disabilities
SD1620 For legislation to promote transparency, best practices, and better outcomes for children and communities.
SD1626 For legislation to provide equal access to evaluations for children with disabilities.
SD1639 For legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities
SD1648 For legislation related to unfunded mandates on public schools
SD1665 For legislation relative to motor vehicle license suspension
SD1669 For legislation to reinvest in working families
HD1684 An Act related to unfunded mandates on public schools
SD1699 For legislation to close a corporate tax haven loophole.
SD1710 For legislation to extend the statute of limitations for certain actions involving international human rights abuses.
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.
SD1733 For legislation relative to the fair participation of minority and women-owned businesses on public construction projects.
SD1735 For legislation to protect health and safety of animals in vehicles.
SD1749 For legislation to improve educational outcomes for children in the Commonwealth from birth through school age.
SD1752 For legislation to ensure high quality pre-kindergarten education.
SD1754 For legislation to improve the accuracy of eyewitness identification procedures.
SD1756 For legislation relative to transfer of assets by MassHealth members.
SD1762 For legislation relative to universal early education and full-day kindergarten.
SD1770 For legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenses.
SD1777 For legislation to ensure reliable land title to bolster local home ownership and business creation.
SD1779 For legislation relative to universal pre-kindergarten access.
SD1781 For legislation relative to enhancing sexual assault evidence kit collection.
SD1783 For legislation to promote awareness of safe recreation in public waterways.
SD1785 For legislation relative to the safety and reclamation of quarries.
SD1786 For legislation to protect student privacy.
SD1803 For legislation relative to reserving beds in nursing homes during certain leaves of absence
SD1806 For legislation relative to the commonwealth of Massachusetts hosting an Olympic Games
SD1807 For legislation relative to data collection on multiple gun purchases
SD1813 For legislation to establish election day registration
SD1815 For legislation to protect our environment and reduce the carbon footprint of the commonwealth.
SD1820 For legislation relative to hospital closures and health planning
SD1829 For legislation to establish fair scheduling for employees in the Commonwealth
SD1841 Relative to the emergency administration of certain overdose prevention drugs
SD1853 For legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program.
SD1858 For legislation relative to transparency in government with regard to consultant expenses
SD1872 For legislation to ensure quality, affordability and access to primary and preventive health care, to eliminate health disparities, and to enhance economic growth throughout the Commonwealth
SD1874 For legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity
SD1885 For legislation relative to traffic and pedestrian stop data.
SD1889 For legislation to increase access to immunizations.
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
HD2390 An Act AN ACT PROVIDING FOR EQUITABLE ARMED FORCES PAID LEAVE BENEFITS FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES
HD2777 An Act relative to the construction of generating facilities
HD2884 An Act encouraging the use of SNAP benefits at farmers markets
HD2913 An Act reducing solid waste and providing for universal recycling
HD2921 An Act establishing a foundation budget reserve account
HD3211 An Act to clarify parental rights in the administration of standardized tests
HD3326 An Act requiring municipalities to follow Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) regulations and standards with regard to: trenching and excavation; and confined space work
HD3333 An Act establishing a commission on the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution
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.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.78 HD1834 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 78) of Mark J. Cusack and others for legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.79 HD1343 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 79) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to providing child care assistance to homeless families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.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.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.101 HD855 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 101) of John J. Lawn, Jr. and others relative to the placement of children. 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.118 HD228 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 118) of Denise Provost and others relative to services for homeless individuals and families receiving assistance under the program of emergency aid to elders, disabled and children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.119 HD231 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 119) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to develop housing plans for families, with minor children, who are being evicted from publicly subsidized housing. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.120 HD445 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 120) of Denise Provost and others for the establishment of a permanent commission on the status of people with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.121 HD2196 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 121) of Denise Provost and others for the inclusion of individuals with disabilities within civil rights protections and nondiscrimination protections and for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the status of individuals and families with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.124 HD1946 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 124) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others for legislation to create a loan repayment program for direct care human service workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.125 HD2903 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 125) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to ensure equal access to services for certain residents of the Commonwealth, notwithstanding alienage or immigration status. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.127 HD58 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 127) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to establish a system for tracking the unmet service needs of persons with developmental disabilities. 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.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.157 HD3215 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 157) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to enhancing consumer protection and transparency under the social work licensing law. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.184 HD2304 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 184) of Carolyn C. Dykema, Danielle W. Gregoire and James B. Eldridge (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Westborough to adopt certain alcoholic beverage licensure laws. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
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.249 HD1137 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 249) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to the occupation of advanced dental hygiene practitioner. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.255 HD2780 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 255) of Denise Provost and others relative to local control of liquor licenses. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.295 HD3501 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Wolf, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 295) of Stephen Kulik, Daniel A. Wolf and others relative to establishing an office of rural policy. 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.310 HD1664 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 310) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to dispute resolution processes within the Bureau of Special Education Appeals. Education.
H.311 HD2564 By Mr. Berthiaume, Jr. of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 311) of Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. and others relative to the authority of parents to exempt their children from a certain standardized exam known as the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career (PARCC) exam. 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.323 HD2128 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 323) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to the implementation of full-day kindergarten. Education.
H.329 HD2267 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 329) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to the formula for district reimbursement through the special education circuit breaker. Education.
H.336 HD1467 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 336) of Tackey Chan and others relative to promoting child development and school-readiness. Education.
H.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.343 HD2582 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 343) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to increasing voting opportunities and online voter registration awareness in public schools. Education.
H.346 HD3549 By Representatives DiZoglio of Methuen and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 346) of Diana DiZoglio and others for legislation to require the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to develop a civic education curriculum to be included within the history and/or social science curriculum. Education.
H.358 HD1013 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 358) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others for legislation to provide bonus aid to newly formed regional school districts. Education.
H.360 HD1479 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 360) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to student online information protection policies. Education.
H.375 HD1152 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 375) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to allow teachers currently employed and receiving compensation to serve on the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Education.
H.386 HD2207 By Messrs. Gordon of Bedford and Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 386) of Kenneth I. Gordon, James M. Cantwell and others relative to social media password privacy for school students. Education.
H.392 HD71 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 392) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to special education funding. Education.
H.393 HD72 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 393) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to improving procurement procedures to assure opportunities for students with disabilities. Education.
H.397 HD3233 By Mrs. Harrington of Groton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 397) of Sheila C. Harrington and others for legislation to require the teaching of civics in public schools. Education.
H.404 HD1481 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 404) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to ensure that students with disabilities have an opportunity to participate in physical education. Education.
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.433 HD3210 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 433) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to require the disclosure to parents of standardized student assessments from kindergarten through twelfth grade. 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.450 HD2040 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 450) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for legislation to provide reimbursements for certain informational technology enhancements in compliance with the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career. Education.
H.453 HD1707 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 453) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to high school graduation requirements for students with learning disabilities. Education.
H.456 HD2070 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 456) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for legislation to establish a task force to identify and review state laws, regulations, and administrative directives that prescribe requirements for school districts. Education.
H.463 HD3142 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 463) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for legislation to ensure that each student enrolled in a school district is screened for potential indicators of dyslexia or other reading disabilities. Education.
H.468 HD941 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 468) of Denise Provost and others relative to homeless and unaccompanied students. 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.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.498 HD2211 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 498) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to provide the highest quality education through access of innovative and research-based language education instructional programs. Education.
H.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.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.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.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.543 HD2111 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 543) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to disclosures by individuals or entities making independent expenditures for electioneering communications. Election Laws.
H.548 HD2392 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 548) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to improving disclosure of electioneering communications reports. Election Laws.
H.549 HD2646 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 549) of Diana DiZoglio and others that public school students of voting age be instructed on the voter registration process and provided access to voter registration forms. Election Laws.
H.553 HD3137 By Representatives Fox of Boston and Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 553) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to establish election day voter registration. Election Laws.
H.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.574 HD697 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 574) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to ensuring secure voting equipment. Election Laws.
H.592 HD2076 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 592) of Jerald A. Parisella and others relative to voting overseas. 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.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.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.653 HD2296 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 653) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish the Sudbury watershed advisory committee. 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.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.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.676 HD618 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 676) of Sean Garballey and others prohibiting additional incineration of solid waste materials. 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.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.689 HD536 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 689) of Kate Hogan and others that cities and towns be authorized to establish agricultural commissions for the promotion and development of the agricultural resources. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.696 HD1571 By Representative Kaufman of Lexington and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 696) of Jay R. Kaufman, Kenneth J. Donnelly and others for legislation to establish a process to identify toxic chemical substances used in consumer products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.697 HD1852 By Representative Kaufman of Lexington and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 697) of Jay R. Kaufman, Kenneth J. Donnelly and others that the Department of Environmental Protection be notified by manufacturers of products containing toxic chemicals. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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.733 HD1771 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 733) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to noise pollution. 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.741 HD588 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 741) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to reduce human exposure to particulate matter pollution. 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.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.757 HD2990 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 757) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to develop science-based stream-flow standards. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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.804 HD3433 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 804) of Paul Brodeur and others for legislation to protect families from adverse financial conditions caused by unreasonable debt. Financial Services.
H.809 HD3282 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 809) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to provide for paid family leave within a new temporary disability insurance program. Financial Services.
H.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.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.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.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.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.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.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.997 HD401 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 997) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to establish criteria for MassHealth hardship waivers. Health Care Financing.
H.998 HD1864 By Representative Hogan of Stow and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 998) of Kate Hogan and others strengthening the quality and efficiency of home health care services. Health Care Financing.
H.1007 HD1868 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1007) of John J. Lawn, Jr. and James B. Eldridge for legislation to expand the determination of need threshold. Health Care Financing.
H.1008 HD1870 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1008) of John J. Lawn, Jr. and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to parity in assessments by the health care safety net fund. Health Care Financing.
H.1022 HD582 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1022) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the MassHealth Program. Health Care Financing.
H.1024 HD1913 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1024) of Jeffrey Sánchez, David T. Vieira and James B. Eldridge for legislation to direct MassHealth to fully implement consumer choice of physician assistant services. 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.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.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.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.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.1080 HD1832 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1080) of Christine P. Barber, David M. Rogers and James B. Eldridge for legislation to address equal access to housing through local zoning. 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.1130 HD1229 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1130) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation regarding statutory 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.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.1220 HD347 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1220) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases. The Judiciary.
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.1247 HD2188 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1247) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to juvenile court jurisdiction to divert from further court processing of certain children. The Judiciary.
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.1273 HD1323 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1273) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to confining animals in a motor vehicle. The Judiciary.
H.1274 HD1521 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Hedlund, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1274) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to establish a penalty for the mistreatment of elephants. The Judiciary.
H.1275 HD1935 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Lewis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1275) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to prevent trafficking in ivory and rhino horns. 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.1361 HD147 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1361) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to filing fees for appeals of civil motor vehicle infractions. The Judiciary.
H.1369 HD238 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1369) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to recidivism reducing program reporting by the Department of Correction. 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.1382 HD3321 By Mr. Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1382) of Russell E. Holmes and others relative to providing for community-based sentencing alternatives for primary caretakers of dependent children convicted of non-violent crimes. 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.1430 HD227 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1430) of Kay Khan and others relative to the protection of children in foster care. The Judiciary.
H.1431 HD1838 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1431) of Kay Khan and others relative to the rights of foster parents to receive notice and an opportunity to be heard in legal proceedings involving foster children. The Judiciary.
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.1444 HD2931 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1444) of John J. Lawn, Jr. and others relative governmental and charitable tort liability in civil actions for sexual abuse of a minor. The Judiciary.
H.1445 HD3096 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1445) of John J. Lawn, Jr. and others relative to consumer privacy in mortgage applications. 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.1489 HD162 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1489) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the liability of farmers' markets. The Judiciary.
H.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.1551 HD2202 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1551) of Denise Provost and James B. Eldridge relative to the award of attorney’s fees, staff time, costs and expenses in code enforcement matters. 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.1561 HD3436 By Representative Rogers of Cambridge and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1561) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to legalize marijuana and establish a tax on the cannabis industry. The Judiciary.
H.1568 HD362 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1568) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to repeal certain laws. The Judiciary.
H.1569 HD365 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1569) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the reform of laws implicating tramps, vagrants, and vagabonds. The Judiciary.
H.1571 HD371 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1571) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the enforcement of certain civil rights laws. The Judiciary.
H.1572 HD383 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1572) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the reform of laws implicating certain private consensual intimate conduct between adults. The Judiciary.
H.1573 HD392 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1573) of Byron Rushing and others relative to Sunday hunting, the protection of pigeons and penalties for sexual abuse of animals. The Judiciary.
H.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.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.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.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.1684 HD2098 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1684) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to injured workers’ access to medical care and workers’ compensation benefits. 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.1701 HD2332 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1701) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to limit the time that former employees must wait before being employed by a competitor. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1702 HD2648 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1702) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others relative to the minimum wage employers are required to pay tipped employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1708 HD2248 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1708) of Sean Garballey and others establishing schedules for employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.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.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.1760 HD432 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1760) of Denise Provost and others relative to further regulating certain individuals applying for or receiving unemployment benefits. 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.1797 HD1972 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1797) of Kay Khan and others relative to the civil commitment of women for alcoholism and substance abuse at the Framingham Correctional Institution. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1798 HD2108 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1798) of Kay Khan and others relative to juvenile mental health and substance abuse. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1804 HD1393 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1804) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to mental health services for children. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1805 HD1402 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1805) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to providing equitable access to behavioral health services for MassHealth consumers. 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.1807 HD1421 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1807) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to include behavioral health managers in the oversight jurisdiction of the Health Policy Commission. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1814 HD2980 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1814) of Denise Provost and others relative to the rights of persons receiving services through the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.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.1830 HD1167 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1830) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to municipal use of insurance proceeds. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1835 HD998 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1835) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to regional stabilization funds. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.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.1864 HD1228 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1864) of David M. Rogers, Chris Walsh and James B. Eldridge for legislation to enforce municipal ordinances and bylaws. 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.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.1919 HD1029 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1919) of Mark J. Cusack and others for legislation to establish safeguards to prevent death and disability from stroke. Public Health.
H.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.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.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.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.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.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.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.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.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.2005 HD2021 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2005) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to expanding access to healthy food choices in vending machines on state property. 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.2029 HD2483 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Joyce, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2029) of James J. O'Day, Brian A. Joyce and others that hospitals provide certain patients in inpatient or observation status oral and written notice of such placement. Public Health.
H.2031 HD1767 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2031) of Sarah K. Peake, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others for legislation to increase power plant safety preparedness by the Department of Public Health to twenty miles. Public Health.
H.2040 HD593 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2040) of Denise Provost and others relative to the reporting on health effects of particulate matter. 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.2046 HD1899 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2046) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for the establishment of a special commission on the eye care and vision health needs of the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.2047 HD1904 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2047) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to increase eye and vision care access in rural and underserved communities. 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.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.2059 HD570 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2059) of John W. Scibak and James B. Eldridge for legislation to establish a statewide discount program for pharmaceuticals. 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.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.2066 HD1535 By Representative Smizik of Brookline and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2066) of Frank I. Smizik, Michael J. Barrett and others relative to prohibiting the dispensing of food in disposable food service containers made from polystyrene or from expanded polystyrene. Public Health.
H.2067 HD2743 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2067) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products. Public Health.
H.2070 HD460 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2070) of Ellen Story, David Paul Linsky and others relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age. Public Health.
H.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.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.2167 HD1752 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2167) of Sarah K. Peake, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others for legislation to direct the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency to assess and report on the preparedness plans for a radiological accident at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station and Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2169 HD430 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2169) of Denise Provost and others relative to military equipment procurement by local law enforcement departments. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2170 HD2804 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2170) of Denise Provost and others relative to body-worn cameras by law enforcement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2192 HD3538 By Messrs. Vieira of Falmouth and Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2192) of David T. Vieira, Russell E. Holmes and others relative to establishing a special commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation and study concerning police officer standards and training. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2202 HD1559 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2202) of Jennifer E. Benson, Cory Atkins and James B. Eldridge (by vote of the town) that certain positions in the police department in the town of Acton be exempt from provisions of the civil service law. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
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.2266 HD556 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2266) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to joint and last survivor allowances paid under the contributory retirement system. 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.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.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.2410 HD1565 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2410) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to grant public employee retirement rights to certain persons providing educational services to special need students. Public Service.
H.2459 HD361 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2459) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to property tax exemptions for veterans. Revenue.
H.2460 HD2559 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2460) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to property tax abatements for veterans. Revenue.
H.2462 HD1514 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2462) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to property tax exemptions. 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.2491 HD2058 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2491) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the timely filing of application in municipalities with programs of revaluation. Revenue.
H.2493 HD2326 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2493) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to taxation abatements. Revenue.
H.2494 HD1304 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2494) of Lori A. Ehrlich, James B. Eldridge and Kenneth I. Gordon relative to taxes levied on residents for the purpose of funding a natural gas pipeline. 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.2513 HD612 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2513) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the sale of tax exempt property sold by religious and charitable organizations. Revenue.
H.2517 HD668 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2517) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices purchased with a service contract. Revenue.
H.2524 HD557 By Mr. Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2524) of Carmine L. Gentile and others for legislation to allow municipalities to exempt up to fifty percent of real estate taxes for seniors whose annual property taxes exceed ten percent of their annual income. Revenue.
H.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.2535 HD393 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2535) of Kate Hogan and others to increase the property tax deferral for certain persons sixty-five years of age or older. Revenue.
H.2537 HD528 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2537) of Kate Hogan and others relative to uniformity in supplemental real estate taxes. Revenue.
H.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.2569 HD727 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2569) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote sales tax fairness for small businesses. Revenue.
H.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.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.2586 HD2028 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2586) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to property tax assessments for certain common areas and facilities in condominiums. 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.2645 HD1749 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2645) of Sarah K. Peake and others that cities and towns be authorized to include "transient accommodations" under the room occupancy excise tax. Revenue.
H.2667 HD2051 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2667) of Denise Provost, Jonathan Hecht and James B. Eldridge relative to the income tax rate. Revenue.
H.2668 HD3007 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2668) of Denise Provost and others for the imposition of a tax on certain private institutions of higher learning for the purpose of establishing a separate fund to be known as the educational opportunity for all trust fund. Revenue.
H.2681 HD96 By Representative Smizik of Brookline and Senator Joyce, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2681) of Frank I. Smizik, James B. Eldridge and Brian A. Joyce relative to the renewable energy property tax exemption. 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.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.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.2805 HD458 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2805) of Denise Provost and James B. Eldridge for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor setting apart the second week of March as Massachusetts Sleep Awareness Week. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2806 HD2204 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2806) of Denise Provost, James B. Eldridge and Brian M. Ashe relative to the use of audio or video recordings as minutes of public bodies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2811 HD540 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2811) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to establish a permanent office of access and opportunity within the Executive Office for Administration and Finance. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2812 HD2863 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2812) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the establishment of a secretary to reduce and prevent homelessness. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.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.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.2854 HD3010 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2854) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to providing for matching grants for funding gigabit-speed networks and for the evaluation of consumer focused municipal broadband service offerings. 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.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.2878 HD3277 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2878) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the installation of new permanent outdoor lighting fixtures and the cost of operating such fixtures. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2885 HD735 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2885) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Telecommunications and Cable and the Department of Public Utilities to regulate the use of double utility poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.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.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.2910 HD1615 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2910) of Frank I. Smizik, James B. Eldridge and Paul R. Heroux relative to comprehensive siting reform for certain land based wind projects. 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.2984 HD1566 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2984) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others to provide for reforms and improvements to the Commonwealth's transportation system. Transportation.
H.2985 HD1650 By Representative Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2985) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Patricia D. Jehlen and others relative to junior operator's licenses. Transportation.
H.3003 HD3492 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3003) of Sean Garballey, Christine P. Barber 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.3060 HD1761 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Chandler, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3060) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to authorize regional transit authorities to establish enterprise funds. Transportation.
H.3067 HD585 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3067) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to prohibit the use of cell phones while operating a motor vehicle within school zones. 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.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.3126 HD3364 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3126) of James Arciero and others for legislation to provide a waiver of fees to veterans at public institutions of higher learning. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3132 HD1381 By Representative Chan of Quincy and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3132) of Tackey Chan, John F. Keenan and others for legislation to increase the annuities paid to certain disabled veterans and their families. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.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.3160 HD2077 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3160) of Jerald A. Parisella and others that the word “veteran” be added to ballots of candidates who have honorably served in the armed forces. 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.3216 HD2880 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3216) of Denise Provost and others relative to direct mailings. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3221 HD1902 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3221) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to school nutrition. Education.
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.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.3283 HD2747 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3283) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to stipends for interns of the General Court. Public Service.
H.3296 HD1584 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3296) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others relative to the valuation of agricultural land. Revenue.

By Request
SD1680 For legislation relative to retirement buy back in to the Massachusetts teachers' retirement system

State Senator Jamie Eldridge has served as State Senator for the Middlesex and Worcester district since January 2009.

Previously, Senator Eldridge served as State Representative for the 37th Middlesex district, after being elected the only Clean Elections candidate to public office in Massachusetts history in November 2002.

Since then, Senator Eldridge has focused his energies in the House and in the Senate on enhancing public education, stimulating the economy, promoting campaign and ethics reform, protecting the environment, improving public safety, expanding access to health care, and improving public transportation.

Senator Eldridge is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and Boston College Law School, where he served as President of the Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF) for two years. Prior to his election as State Representative, Jamie worked as a public interest attorney with Merrimack Valley Legal Services in Lowell, a non-profit organization that provides free legal services to the poor and the elderly. As a public interest lawyer, he also worked to help low-income residents with issues of housing, Social Security, disability, and unemployment.

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Education & Public Service

  • Acton-Boxborough Regional High School
  • Johns Hopkins University, B.A
  • Boston College Law School, J.D.
  • Acton Housing Authority (elected member/Chair, 2001-2003)
  • Acton Planning Board (associate member, 2001-2002)
  • Mass. House (2003-2008)
  • Mass. Senate (2009-present)
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Middlesex and Worcester -- Consisting of the city of Marlborough and the towns of Acton, Ayer, Boxborough, Hudson, Littleton, Maynard, Shirley, Stow and Sudbury, precincts 2 and 3 all in the county of Middlesex; and the towns of Harvard, Northborough, precinct 3, Southborough and Westborough, all in the county of Worcester.