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James B. Eldridge Senator

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James B. Eldridge

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Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-1120
Fax: 617-722-1089
Email: James.Eldridge@masenate.gov
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Marlborough , MA 01752
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Bill Docket Bill Title
SD1867 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Denise Provost, David M. Rogers, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote awareness of safe recreation in public waterways. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
SD2036 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure compliance and equity in state reimbursement. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.12 SD1 By Ms. Murray, a petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 12) of Therese Murray, Josh S. Cutler, James M. Cantwell, Barry R. Finegold and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to absentee and early voting. Election Laws.
S.26 SD236 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 26) of Karen E. Spilka, Anthony W. Petruccelli, John Hart, Jr., James F. Burke, Jr., Mass. Sheriff's Assoc. and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand juvenile jurisdiction, increase public safety and protect children from harm. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.27 SD345 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 27) of Thomas M. McGee, Paul J. Donato, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to foster care children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.30 SD350 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 30) of Brian A. Joyce, Danielle W. Gregoire, Mary S. Keefe, Katherine M. Clark and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the humane treatment of disabled persons. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.32 SD420 By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 32) of John Hart, Jr., Michael J. Rodrigues, Michael F. Rush, Sean Garballey and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to strengthening early support and education . Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.35 SD501 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 35) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Linda Dorcena Forry, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation regarding pathways to family economic self-sufficiency . Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.42 SD686 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 42) of James T. Welch, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Colleen M. Garry, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the miracle league of Massachusetts to provide recreational resources for persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.68 SD676 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 68) of Harriette L. Chandler, Denise Provost, Gale D. Candaras, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to active streets and healthy communities. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.69 SD767 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 69) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Martha M. Walz, Michael O. Moore, Michael Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish an early education and out-of-school time capital fund . Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.73 HD1238 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 73) 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.78 HD2945 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 78) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to services for adults with developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.80 SD711 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 80) of Michael Barrett, Cleon H. Turner, Paul McMurtry, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.93 HD1270 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 93) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to promote asset development in transitional assistance programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.106 SD1004 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 106) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce unwanted communication from creditors to protect the peace and privacy of residents. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.106 HD1789 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 106) 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.112 HD2985 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 112) of Louis L. Kafka and others that the Executive Office of Health and Human Services conduct a study relative to nursing care provided to eligible MassHealth members with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.113 HD2078 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 113) of John D. Keenan and others for legislation to establish a task force on child sexual abuse prevention. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.114 HD872 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 114) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a pilot program to provide educational and training programs to low-income families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.135 HD364 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 135) of James J. O'Day and others relative to housing and support services to unaccompanied homeless youth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.136 HD726 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 136) of James J. O'Day and others relative to job opportunities for people with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.137 HD727 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 137) of James J. O'Day and others relative to eligibility and appropriations for programs for persons with disabilities, including the "Turning 22" program, so-called. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.147 HD947 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 147) of Byron Rushing and others relative to ensuring equal access to programs, projects or activity for the provision of services, financial aid or other benefits services for all residents of the Commonwealth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.151 HD1379 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 151) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to assist people with disabilities in realizing their rights and exercising their responsibilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.168 HD3454 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 168) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to expand access to healthy foods through improved nutritional products at corner stores and farmers markets. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.172 SD1622 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 172) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Jennifer L. Flanagan, James Arciero and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to rail-trail construction . Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.203 SD668 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 203) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jason M. Lewis, Bruce E. Tarr, Eileen M. Donoghue and other members of the General Court for legislation to involve youth in civic engagement. Education.
S.204 SD1632 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 204) of Harriette L. Chandler, Frank I. Smizik, James B. Eldridge, Gale D. Candaras and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to teaching excellence. Education.
S.206 SD645 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 206) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Martha Coakley, Michael Barrett, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to bullying in schools. Education.
S.207 SD1419 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 207) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Katherine M. Clark, Barry R. Finegold, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation to revive the Foundation Budget Review Commission. Education.
S.208 SD1489 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 208) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Michael R. Knapik, Harriette L. Chandler, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to dropout prevention and recovery. Education.
S.209 SD34 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 209) of Katherine M. Clark, Jason M. Lewis, John W. Scibak, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation realtive to healthy youth and sex education. Education.
S.210 SD168 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 210) of Katherine M. Clark, Martha M. Walz, Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to safe and supportive schools. Education.
S.213 SD771 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 213) of Katherine M. Clark, David M. Rogers, William N. Brownsberger, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation concerning media literacy in schools. Education.
S.215 SD178 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 215) of Cynthia S. Creem, James B. Eldridge and James Arciero for legislation to authorize a study of school day starting times and schedules. Education.
S.218 SD184 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 218) of Cynthia S. Creem, Kay Khan, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Daniel A. Wolf and other members of the General Court for legislation to maintain short term objectives for students with disabilities. Education.
S.221 SD246 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 221) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, Martin J. Walsh, Carlo Basile and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to special education evaluation and referral. Education.
H.223 HD1232 By Mr. Henriquez of Boston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 223) of Carlos Henriquez and others for legislation to limit fees charged by cashers of checks, drafts or money orders. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.223 SD765 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 223) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, Marc R. Pacheco, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the quality in early education care centers. Education.
H.224 HD780 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 224) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others (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.]
S.225 SD1642 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 225) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Patricia D. Jehlen, James B. Eldridge, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to English language programs in the Commonwealth's schools. Education.
H.235 HD2891 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 235) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to establish a process to identify toxic chemical substances used in consumer products. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.243 HD70 By Representatives Madden of Nantucket and Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 243) of Timothy R. Madden and others for legislation to further regulate the direct shipments of wine. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.246 SD343 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 246) of Thomas M. McGee, Kay Khan, William N. Brownsberger, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to physical education in public schools. Education.
S.254 SD1496 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 254) of Richard T. Moore, Michael F. Rush, Michael R. Knapik, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to involve youth in civic engagement. Education.
H.267 HD999 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 267) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.269 SD445 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 269) of Karen E. Spilka, Danielle W. Gregoire, Chris Walsh and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to special education reimbursements. Education.
S.285 SD139 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 285) of Gale D. Candaras, Denise Andrews, Christine E. Canavan, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation that provisions be made to create a special commission on institutional long term care services. Elder Affairs.
S.287 SD454 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 287) of Harriette L. Chandler, Gale D. Candaras, Michael R. Knapik, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the regulation of skilled nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.288 SD1653 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 288) of Harriette L. Chandler, Richard T. Moore, Bruce E. Tarr, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Commonwealth's nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.289 SD888 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 289) of Katherine M. Clark, Jason M. Lewis, Christopher G. Fallon, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to regard the SHINE health insurance counseling program. Elder Affairs.
S.291 SD878 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 291) of Patricia D. Jehlen, William N. Brownsberger, Martha M. Walz, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the personal care allowance of residents of long-term care facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.292 SD887 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 292) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Christopher G. Fallon, Jason M. Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote equal choice a cost savings in health care. Elder Affairs.
S.297 SD344 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 297) of Thomas M. McGee, William N. Brownsberger, Martha M. Walz, Paul Brodeur and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to reserving beds in nursing homes for residents during certain leaves of absence. Elder Affairs.
S.299 SD1057 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 299) of Mark C. Montigny, William N. Brownsberger, James J. O'Day, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to assist families care for elders. Elder Affairs.
S.301 SD1377 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 301) of Richard T. Moore, Mark C. Montigny, John V. Fernandes, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to reserving beds in nursing homes during certain leaves of absence. Elder Affairs.
S.313 SD436 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 313) of Katherine M. Clark, Jason M. Lewis, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish online voter registration. Election Laws.
S.314 SD1139 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 314) of Cynthia S. Creem, Kenneth I. Gordon, Kay Khan, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish election day registration. Election Laws.
S.316 SD179 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 316) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Harriette L. Chandler, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the pre-registration of voters. Election Laws.
H.321 HD304 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Rosenberg, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 321) of Sarah K. Peake, Stanley C. Rosenberg and others relative to coordinating the availability of transit services to employees of existing and expanding businesses by the Massachusetts Office of Business Development. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.324 HD2634 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 324) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to transparency in economic development spending. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.325 HD2636 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 325) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to the collection and reporting of data necessary to assess total spending or to judge the impact of economic development investments. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.327 SD1562 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 327) of Barry R. Finegold, Sal N. DiDomenico, Frank I. Smizik, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform election laws. Election Laws.
S.332 SD496 By Mr. Rosenberg, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 332) of Stanley C. Rosenberg, Kay Khan, Michael F. Rush, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the integrity of initiative and referendum petitions. Election Laws.
H.336 HD536 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 336) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to establishing a grant program to promote cost-effective, high quality in-district programs for students with disabilities. Education.
H.344 HD2870 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 344) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to addressing the needs of students with autism. Education.
S.350 SD766 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 350) of Cynthia S. Creem and James B. Eldridge for legislation to establish a 0% interest program for the state revolving loan fund for water and sewer projects and establishing 3:1 leveraging for such projects. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.354 HD983 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 354) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to the formula for district reimbursement through the special education circuit breaker . Education.
S.354 SD998 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 354) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Katherine M. Clark, Michael Barrett, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to healthy families and businesses . Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.380 SD769 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 380) of Michael O. Moore, Michael J. Rodrigues, Sal N. DiDomenico, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to food trusts. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.381 SD1226 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 381) of Michael O. Moore, James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the enforcement of illegal hunting practices. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.397 SD974 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 397) of Michael F. Rush, Tom Sannicandro, Michael R. Knapik, Angelo M. Scaccia and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Department of Conservation retaining certain revenue to promote the development of parks. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.398 SD1126 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 398) of Michael F. Rush, Martin J. Walsh, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to requiring recycling in state buildings. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.401 SD1095 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 401) of Karen E. Spilka, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Thomas M. Stanley, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animals during pet sales. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.439 HD674 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 439) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to local contributions to foundation budgets for school districts. Education.
H.450 HD360 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 450) of James J. O'Day and others relative to age appropriate sexual health education. Education.
H.454 HD1882 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 454) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to bullying in schools. Education.
H.457 HD2923 By Representatives Peisch of Wellesley and Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 457) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the quality of education by reviving the foundation budget review commission. Education.
S.462 SD10 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 462) of Michael O. Moore, Stephen L. DiNatale, Linda Dorcena Forry and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to an affordable health plan. Financial Services.
H.468 HD2063 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 468) of Denise Provost and others relative to the enrollment of students in charter schools. Education.
S.471 SD1471 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 471) of Richard T. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative pancreatic cancer screening. Financial Services.
H.477 HD2656 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 477) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to improve quality in early education centers and providing better access to quality early education and care. Education.
H.478 HD2685 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 478) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others that physical education be a required subject in all grades for all students in public schools and charter schools. Education.
H.479 HD3168 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 479) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to an English language learner's program in the public schools. Education.
H.481 HD1763 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 481) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to establish a discretionary grant program for schools assisting children age eighteen to twenty-two with disabilities. Education.
S.488 SD462 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 488) of Michael J. Rodrigues, John F. Keenan, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a consumer bill of rights in tiered and reduced network health plans. Financial Services.
H.489 HD2624 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 489) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to ensure that high school graduates possess a reasonable breadth and depth of knowledge and skills. Education.
H.492 HD1107 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 492) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to the calculation of special education reimbursement amounts. Education.
H.493 HD1109 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 493) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to include transportation costs in the special education reimbursement program. Education.
S.497 SD896 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 497) of James T. Welch, Michael J. Rodrigues, Michael J. Finn, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform labor rates paid by insurance companies to auto repairers in the Commonwealth. Financial Services.
S.519 SD515 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 519) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Kay Khan and James B. Eldridge for legislation to provide equitable access to behavorial health for MassHealth consumers. Health Care Financing.
S.522 SD905 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 522) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Christopher G. Fallon, Jason M. Lewis, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the MassHealth program. Health Care Financing.
H.525 HD1033 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 525) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to enhancing the educational opportunities for expectant and parenting students. Education.
H.537 HD526 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 537) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to increase the personal care allowance of residents of long-term care facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.539 SD1404 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 539) of Richard T. Moore, John V. Fernandes, James B. Eldridge and Mark C. Montigny for legislation to require MassHealth to provide an explanation of benefits to beneficiaries. Health Care Financing.
H.545 HD1602 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 545) of Kay Khan and others relative to residential habilitation services for individuals age sixty or older. Elder Affairs.
H.547 HD1215 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 547) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to Department of Elder Affairs prevention and elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. Elder Affairs.
S.550 SD1442 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 550) of Richard T. Moore, Jason M. Lewis, Eileen M. Donoghue, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide coverage for tobacco use cessation under Commonwealth Care. Health Care Financing.
S.554 SD1499 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 554) of Richard T. Moore, Kay Khan, Anne M. Gobi, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect health care reform funding. Health Care Financing.
S.557 SD754 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 557) of Marc R. Pacheco, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, Walter F. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to patient safety. Health Care Financing.
H.557 HD2313 By Ms. Andrews of Orange, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 557) of Denise Andrews and others relative to address changes for registered voters in the central registry of voters by the Secretary of State. Election Laws.
H.559 HD522 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 559) of Cory Atkins and others relative to accountability for certain corporate political activities. Election Laws.
S.572 SD875 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 572) of Daniel A. Wolf, Michael Barrett, Tom Sannicandro, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure effective health care cost control. Health Care Financing.
S.573 SD74 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 573) of Gale D. Candaras and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to a law student repayment assistance program. Higher Education.
S.577 SD1445 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 577) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal access to higher education and generating revenue for the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
H.579 HD3060 By Representatives Fox of Boston and Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 579) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to establish election day voter registration. Election Laws.
S.585 SD189 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 585) of Michael O. Moore, Tom Sannicandro, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a commission on the funding needs for quality public higher education. Higher Education.
H.600 HD685 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 600) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to ensuring secure voting equipment. Election Laws.
H.601 HD1831 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 601) of John D. Keenan and others for legislation to reimburse municipalities for special election costs. Election Laws.
S.601 SD1541 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 601) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Jason M. Lewis, Michael F. Rush, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court that provision be made for an investigation and study by a special commission relative to the need for accessible homes for the elderly, returning veterans with disabilities, and families that include persons with disabilities. Housing.
H.627 HD634 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 627) of Denise Provost and others relative to to initiative and referendum petitions. Election Laws.
S.641 SD69 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 641) of Harriette L. Chandler, William N. Brownsberger, John W. Scibak, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to update public health laws. The Judiciary.
S.643 SD568 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 643) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin B. Downing, Cynthia S. Creem, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal access to public places regardless of gender identity. The Judiciary.
H.657 HD3250 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 657) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to protect from net loss public lands or easements taken or acquired for natural resource. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.684 SD1204 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 684) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to special juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.685 HD1086 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 685) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the control of low lands and swamps to control of tick-borne illness. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.690 HD3103 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 690) 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.696 HD3089 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 696) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag pollution. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.707 HD2597 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 707) 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.712 HD759 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 712) of Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation to enhance the management of problem wildlife. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.721 SD290 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 721) of Eileen M. Donoghue and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to electronic deed recording. The Judiciary.
H.726 HD2553 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 726) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to increase the membership of the board of agriculture within the Department of Agricultural Resources. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.749 HD1669 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 749) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish old growth forest reserves in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.751 HD1708 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 751) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the milk producers security fund reimbursement. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.755 HD1736 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 755) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to meat and poultry production, processing and inspection. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.756 HD3259 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 756) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the Endangered Species Act. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.758 HD2144 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 758) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to the implementation of strategies for reducing solid waste and increasing recycling in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.769 SD1073 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 769) of Mark C. Montigny, Sal N. DiDomenico, James B. Eldridge, Daniel A. Wolf and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen the Anti-Human Trafficking Law. The Judiciary.
H.772 HD783 By Representatives Orrall of Lakeville and Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 772) of Keiko M. Orrall and others relative allowable activities on land under an agricultural preservation restriction. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.789 HD3087 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 789) 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.
S.796 SD362 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 796) of Karen E. Spilka, Martha M. Walz, William N. Brownsberger, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
H.802 HD850 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 802) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to further regulate the sale and disposal of mercury added thermostats. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.803 HD1092 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 803) 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.814 HD512 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator McGee, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 814) of Ellen Story, Thomas M. McGee and others that manufacturers of mercury-added lamps implement a recycling program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.836 HD977 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 836) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the effect of certain behavioral health disorders on certain disability insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.837 HD1265 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 837) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of certain insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.838 HD1269 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 838) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of group or individual disability, accident or sickness insurance policies. Financial Services.
S.843 SD725 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 843) of Michael Barrett, Cleon H. Turner, Kenneth I. Gordon, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide fair chances for employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.847 SD611 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 847) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Sal N. DiDomenico, James B. Eldridge, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to econmically stabilize displaced service workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.874 SD138 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 874) of Michael O. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico, James B. Eldridge and Thomas M. McGee for legislation relative to apprenticeship programs. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.878 SD752 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 878) of Marc R. Pacheco, Daniel A. Wolf, Michael D. Brady, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.882 SD488 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 882) of Anthony W. Petruccelli, Katherine M. Clark, Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a domestic workers bill of rights. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.900 SD861 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 900) of Daniel A. Wolf, Patricia D. Jehlen, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish earned paid sick time. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.908 SD777 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 908) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, William N. Brownsberger, Michael J. Rodrigues, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide services to adults with developmental disabilities. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.909 SD781 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 909) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, William N. Brownsberger, Michael J. Rodrigues, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to services for individuals with autism spectrum disorder. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.916 HD2601 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 916) of Sean Garballey and others relative to coverage standards for children under private insurance . Financial Services.
S.927 SD94 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 927) of Harriette L. Chandler, Mary S. Keefe, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Worcester County Commission on the Status of Women. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.932 SD188 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 932) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Martha M. Walz, Harriette L. Chandler, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to amend the municipal ticket law. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.934 SD1005 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 934) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael R. Knapik and James B. Eldridge for legislation to establish a tax title collection revolving fund. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.948 HD1606 By Representative Malia of Boston and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 948) of Elizabeth A. Malia, John F. Keenan and others for legislation to expand coverage and access to behavioral health services. Financial Services.
S.958 SD56 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 958) of Michael O. Moore, James B. Eldridge and Paul K. Frost for legislation to approve subdivision bonds by the planning board. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.979 HD1197 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 979) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation provide health benefit plan coverage for hearing aids. Financial Services.
H.980 HD1198 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 980) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to provide hearing aid coverage for persons with profound hearing loss. Financial Services.
S.985 SD1392 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 985) of Michael Barrett, Carlos Henriquez, Jason M. Lewis, Kenneth I. Gordon and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
S.992 SD103 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 992) of Harriette L. Chandler, John W. Scibak, Karen E. Spilka, Mark C. Montigny and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to adult dental restoration. Public Health.
S.994 SD459 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 994) of Harriette L. Chandler, Mark C. Montigny, John W. Scibak, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the enhanced management of early childhood caries among MassHealth patients. Public Health.
S.995 SD697 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 995) of Harriette L. Chandler, Frank I. Smizik, Gale D. Candaras, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize certain pharmacy interns to administer immunizations. Public Health.
S.999 SD35 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 999) of Katherine M. Clark, William N. Brownsberger, John W. Scibak, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the responsible counseling of pregnant women. Public Health.
S.1003 SD231 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1003) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Daniel A. Wolf, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to workplace safety for social workers. Public Health.
H.1006 HD2883 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1006) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to the definition of autism in the childrens autism medicaid waiver. Health Care Financing.
S.1006 SD824 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1006) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Karen E. Spilka and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to the notification breast abnormalties. Public Health.
H.1008 HD1577 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1008) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to the annual reporting of patient safety by health care providers. Health Care Financing.
H.1023 HD3030 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1023) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to establish a Medicaid and health care reform trust fund. Health Care Financing.
H.1029 HD3296 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1029) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the payment and preservation of beds in nursing home facilities for recipients of MassHealth benefits. Health Care Financing.
H.1050 HD2440 By Ms. Provost of Somerville and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1050) of Denise Provost and others relative to mammography services and breast cancer early detection for medical assistance recipients. Health Care Financing.
H.1051 HD2686 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1051) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to preventing unnecessary medical debt through hospital and affiliate charity care policies. Health Care Financing.
S.1056 SD6 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1056) of Michael O. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico, Cory Atkins, Ellen Story and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to healthy cleaning products in schools. Public Health.
S.1060 SD1275 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1060) of Richard T. Moore, Michael R. Knapik, James B. Eldridge and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to adopt the nurse licensure compact. Public Health.
S.1076 SD1438 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1076) of Richard T. Moore, Jason M. Lewis, Barry R. Finegold, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the elimination of waste in certain state facilities. Public Health.
H.1078 HD3385 By Representatives Provost of Somerville and Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1078) of Denise Provost and others relative to the eligibility of students for in-state tuition rates and fees at public higher educational institutions. Higher Education.
S.1081 SD1463 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1081) of Richard T. Moore, Daniel A. Wolf, Mary S. Keefe, Christine E. Canavan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
S.1091 SD688 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1091) of Marc R. Pacheco, Stanley C. Rosenberg, John V. Fernandes, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a board of registration in naturopathy. Public Health.
S.1107 SD867 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1107) of Daniel A. Wolf, Sarah K. Peake, Cleon H. Turner, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the practice of acupuncture. Public Health.
H.1127 HD3170 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1127) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to provide financing for the production and preservation of housing for low and moderate income residents. Housing.
S.1137 SD265 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1137) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Stephen L. DiNatale, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to police pursuits in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1171 SD447 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1171) of Karen E. Spilka, William N. Brownsberger, John W. Scibak, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent shackling and promote safe pregnancies for female inmates. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1172 SD1101 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1172) of Karen E. Spilka, Louis L. Kafka, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure the safety of people with pets in disasters. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1199 SD1078 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1199) of James E. Timilty, Louis L. Kafka, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Daniel B. Winslow and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to regional 911 emergency communication districts. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1257 SD1274 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1257) of Richard T. Moore, James B. Eldridge and Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation relative to the eligibility of certain faculty for contributory group insurance of public higher educational institutions. Public Service.
S.1313 SD555 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1313) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Thomas P. Kennedy, James B. Eldridge, Michael Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to invest in our communities and tax exemptions. Revenue.
H.1317 HD1295 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1317) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to regulate debt collection activity. The Judiciary.
H.1319 HD1321 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1319) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to the sentencing of certain juveniles convicted of murder. The Judiciary.
S.1329 SD1426 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1329) of Benjamin B. Downing, Patricia D. Jehlen and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to the equitable taxation of solar and wind powered systems. Revenue.
S.1342 SD872 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1342) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Paul McMurtry, Michael O. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the property tax deferral for seniors. Revenue.
H.1374 HD349 By Ms. Harrington of Groton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1374) of Sheila C. Harrington and others relative to the sittings of the Middlesex County Probate Court. The Judiciary.
S.1375 SD123 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1375) of Michael O. Moore and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to filing of annual returns by small public charities. Revenue.
H.1379 HD2649 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1379) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to prohibiting discrimination against adults with disabilities in family and juvenile court proceedings. The Judiciary.
H.1414 HD259 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1414) 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.1432 HD773 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1432) of Kay Khan and others relative to youthful offenders and criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
H.1433 HD826 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1433) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to prevent shackling and promote safe pregnancies for female inmates. The Judiciary.
H.1456 HD691 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1456) of Jason M. Lewis 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.1457 HD693 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1457) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to the use and protection of personal information in criminal investigations. The Judiciary.
S.1462 SD1430 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1462) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Daniel A. Wolf and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to jobs, workforce development, and main street fairness. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1463 SD1596 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1463) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Linda Dorcena Forry, James B. Eldridge, Elizabeth A. Malia and other members of the General Court for legislation to create equitable job access. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1472 SD1023 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1472) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Christopher G. Fallon, Peter V. Kocot, James J. O'Day and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to state contracting. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1485 HD1244 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1485) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to exempt health care providers from liability when rendering certain emergency care. The Judiciary.
S.1486 SD446 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1486) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Elizabeth A. Malia, Anne M. Gobi, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen impact, efficiency and accountability in the government-nonprofit partnership. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1486 HD1578 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1486) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the use of solitary confinement in correctional facilities. The Judiciary.
S.1509 SD1303 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1509) of Richard T. Moore, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Michael O. Moore, John V. Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the commission on government accountability, economy, and efficiency. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1513 SD1411 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1513) of Richard T. Moore, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate waste and improve public oversight of state agencies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1514 SD1416 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1514) of Richard T. Moore, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Michael O. Moore, John V. Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote American manufacturing. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1533 SD1127 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1533) of Michael F. Rush, Edward F. Coppinger, Michael R. Knapik, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation to authorize the Governor to issue a proclamation setting apart the first Wednesday in May as state parks day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1563 SD874 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1563) of Daniel A. Wolf, John F. Keenan, Ruth B. Balser, Elizabeth A. Poirier and other members of the General Court for legislation to create an annual Service and Volunteerism day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1572 SD705 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1572) of Cynthia S. Creem, Alice Hanlon Peisch, James B. Eldridge, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to energy efficiency funds generated by municipal light plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1573 SD844 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1573) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sean Garballey, Kay Khan, Daniel A. Wolf and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote energy efficient lighting, conserve energy, regulate outdoor night lighting, and reduce light pollution. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1574 SD597 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1574) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Daniel A. Wolf, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to affordable housing energy efficiency. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1575 SD1279 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1575) of Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger, James B. Eldridge, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to community access to energy efficiency programs and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1576 SD1199 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1576) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael F. Rush, Tackey Chan, Mark J. Cusack and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the failure to remove existing poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1587 HD953 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1587) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the enforcement of certain civil rights laws. The Judiciary.
S.1588 SD522 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1588) of Cynthia S. Creem, Benjamin B. Downing, Daniel A. Wolf, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to update the bottle bill . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1588 HD1011 By Representative Rushing of Boston and Senator Chang-Diaz, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1588) of Byron Rushing, Sonia Chang-Diaz and others for legislation to improve the collection and analysis of data relative to traffic stops. The Judiciary.
H.1589 HD1172 By Messrs. Rushing of Boston and Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1589) of Byron Rushing, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to gender identity and access to public accommodations. The Judiciary.
S.1591 SD803 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1591) of Barry R. Finegold, James B. Eldridge and Marcos A. Devers for legislation relative to comprehensive siting reform for land based wind projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1592 HD3115 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1592) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the reform of laws implicating certain private consensual intimate conduct between adults. The Judiciary.
S.1593 SD1135 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1593) of Barry R. Finegold, James B. Eldridge and Marcos A. Devers for legislation relative to credit for thermal energy generated with renewable fuels. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1630 HD125 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1630) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further regulate the performance of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health . The Judiciary.
S.1639 SD723 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1639) of William N. Brownsberger, Denise Provost, David M. Rogers, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect vulnerable road users. Transportation.
S.1640 SD731 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1640) of William N. Brownsberger, Denise Provost, David M. Rogers, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect bicyclists in bicycle lanes. Transportation.
S.1655 SD1028 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1655) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Daniel A. Wolf, Christine E. Canavan, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a more equitable public transit fare structure. Transportation.
H.1701 HD1891 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1701) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to increase the minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1707 HD503 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1707) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to social network privacy and employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1707 SD1144 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1707) of Karen E. Spilka, John F. Keenan, Sal N. DiDomenico, Barry R. Finegold and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for public input into public transit decisions. Transportation.
H.1708 HD794 By Representatives Coakley-Rivera of Springfield and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1708) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others for legislation to further regulate the method of calculating the period of time for employees in filing certain complaints with the Attorney General under the labor relations laws of the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1715 HD2221 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Brownsberger, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1715) of Lori A. Ehrlich, William Brownsberger and others for legislation to limit the time that former employees must wait before being employed by a competitor. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1739 HD504 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1739) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish earned paid sick time for certain employees rendering personal care. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1744 HD1544 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1744) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers and prospective employers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1750 SD856 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by resolution, Senate, No. 1750) of Daniel A. Wolf, James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger, Michael Barrett and other members of the General Court for the adoption of resolutions to amend the federal budget. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1756 HD631 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1756) of Denise Provost and others relative to further regulating certain individuals applying for or receiving unemployment benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1766 HD517 By Ms. Story of Amherst and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1766) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing, and harrassment, without regard to protected class status. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1767 HD968 By Ms. Story of Amherst and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1767) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further define comparable work. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1784 HD467 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1784) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation relative to proportional payments of the Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1787 HD1339 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1787) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to increase access to mental health facilities for women in the Commonwealth. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1791 HD445 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1791) of Kay Khan and others relative to juvenile mental health and substance abuse. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1799 HD1235 By Representative Malia of Boston and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1799) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Jennifer L. Flanagan and others relative to mental health services for children. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1805 HD366 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1805) of James J. O'Day and others relative to creating a community based flexible supports oversight commission . Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1806 HD640 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1806) of Denise Provost and others relative to the rights of persons receiving services from program or facilities of the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1821 Text of amendment number (89) relative to raising the age limit on juvenile jurisdiction offered by Ms. Creem to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 3)
H.1822 HD179 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1822) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to municipal use of insurance proceeds. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1825 Text of amendment number (222) updating the bottle bill offered by Ms. Creem to the Ways and Means amendment (Senate, No. 3)
H.1835 HD781 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1835) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others (by vote of the town) for legislation to amend the charter of the town of Westborough. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
S.1842 SD1814 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Karen E. Spilka, Kate Hogan, John H. Rogers, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the MetroWest commission on the status of women and girls. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1853 HD692 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1853) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1859 HD3216 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Wolf, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1859) of Stephen Kulik, Daniel A. Wolf and others relative to municipal zoning, subdivision control, and master planning. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1880 HD2244 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1880) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to the maintenance of private roads, beaches and amenities. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1911 SD1920 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1911) of Richard T. Moore, Michael J. Rodrigues, Katherine M. Clark, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a commission on the status of children and youth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.1959 SD1927 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Brian A. Joyce, Stanley C. Rosenberg, Ruth B. Balser, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure parity for mental health and substance abuse treatment. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1963 HD2101 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1963) of Sean Garballey and others relative to promoting workplace safety for social workers. Public Health.
S.1965 SD1945 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John F. Keenan, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Elizabeth A. Malia, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce prescription drug tampering and abuse. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1998 HD1183 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1998) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to providing care and comfort for the terminally ill. Public Health.
H.2002 HD690 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2002) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to require pain assessment and management in health care facilities. Public Health.
H.2003 HD1593 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2003) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to establishing a board of registration in naturopathy and further regulating naturopathic health care. Public Health.
H.2008 HD446 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2008) of Kay Khan and others relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
H.2019 HD700 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2019) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to personal care attendant orientation. Public Health.
H.2027 HD1174 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2027) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the health care of minors. Public Health.
S.2028 SD1997 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Marc R. Pacheco, Frank I. Smizik, Stanley C. Rosenberg, Michael Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for the establishment of a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.2047 HD1397 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2047) of Sarah K. Peake, Patricia D. Jehlen and others providing for an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender aging. Public Health.
H.2057 HD632 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2057) of Denise Provost and others that medical equipment be accessible to disabled persons. Public Health.
H.2069 HD2687 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2069) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to reduce asthma and other health threats from certain cleaning products used in schools. Public Health.
H.2071 HD2689 By Messrs. Sánchez of Boston and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2071) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. Public Health.
H.2073 HD2692 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2073) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation establishing a hemophilia advisory committee. Public Health.
H.2076 HD215 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2076) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the restoration of oral health benefits for MassHealth recipients. Public Health.
H.2079 HD414 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2079) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the management of early childhood oral health caries. Public Health.
H.2083 HD2606 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2083) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to providing for a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants. Public Health.
H.2084 HD2613 By Representative Sciortino of Medford and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2084) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Patricia D. Jehlen and others that the Department of Public Health develop criteria and provide recommendations for removing barriers to cost-effective health care. Public Health.
H.2085 HD2618 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2085) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to modernize HIV/ADIS Prevention and treatment. Public Health.
H.2086 HD284 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2086) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products. Public Health.
H.2087 HD449 By Representative Smizik of Brookline and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2087) 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.2088 HD1156 By Messrs. Smizik of Brookline and Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2088) of Frank I. Smizik, Thomas J. Calter 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.2092 HD126 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2092) of Ellen Story and others relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age. Public Health.
H.2155 HD1872 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2155) of John D. Keenan and James B. Eldridge relative to the installation of approved smoke detectors in certain residential buildings and structures. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2180 HD1374 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2180) of Sarah K. Peake 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.2384 HD2633 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2384) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others that certain certified school nurses be included in the definition of "teacher" under the public employees retirement law. Public Service.
H.2503 HD861 By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2503) of F. Jay Barrows and others relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices purchased with a service contract. Revenue.
H.2532 HD3422 By Representative Conroy of Wayland and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2532) of Thomas P. Conroy, Michael J. Barrett and others for legislation to impose a tax on certain fuels and to dedicate the revenue raised toward transportation investment. Revenue.
H.2597 HD717 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2597) of Bradford Hill and others relative to the property tax deferral program. Revenue.
H.2629 HD686 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2629) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote sales tax fairness for small businesses. Revenue.
H.2634 HD527 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2634) 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.2646 HD687 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2646) of Jason M. Lewis and others to eliminate the tax deduction for direct to consumer pharmaceutical marketing. Revenue.
H.2664 HD2625 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2664) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to providing for a tax deduction for income attributable to the discharge of debt on principal residences including debt reduced through mortgage restructuring. Revenue.
H.2672 HD2138 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2672) of Aaron Michlewitz and others relative to providing for tax credits for certain same sex couples. Revenue.
H.2678 HD2305 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2678) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to establish tax transparency and strengthen the reporting requirements of public charities and to establish reporting requirements for the trustees and directors of public charities. Revenue.
H.2687 HD1359 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2687) of James J. O'Day and others relative to the taxation of certain income. Revenue.
H.2738 HD2616 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2738) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to the motion picture tax credit. Revenue.
H.2740 HD395 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline and Senator Joyce, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2740) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to the renewable energy property tax exemption. Revenue.
H.2741 HD529 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2741) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to establish an oil heat energy efficiency fund from an additional assessment on home heating oil. Revenue.
H.2800 HD1210 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2800) 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.2897 HD585 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2897) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to prohibiting alcohol advertising on property owned by the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2898 HD599 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2898) of Martin J. Walsh and others for legislation to prohibit the Commonwealth from contracting with companies that do not comply with federal regulations for the certification of minerals originating in the Congo. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2926 HD3449 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2926) of Thomas P. Conroy and James B. Eldridge relative to utility meters and the rights of utility ratepayers. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2927 HD643 By Messrs. DiNatale of Fitchburg and Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2927) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to regulate the establishment of municipal lighting plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2931 HD2926 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2931) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others that the clean energy technology center utilize state funds to develop and execute a program to pilot test innovative water technologies. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2933 HD1941 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2933) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to natural gas pipeline safety. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2935 HD2367 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2935) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the use of coal as an energy resource in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2941 HD3128 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2941) of Sean Garballey and others relative to improving outdoor lighting and increasing dark-sky visibility. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2950 HD2165 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2950) of John D. Keenan and others for legislation to establish winter patrol cast iron survey protocols for utility company inspections of gas pipelines. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2979 HD2647 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2979) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to energy efficiency programs and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2980 HD3320 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2980) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to comprehensive siting reform for certain land based wind projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3091 HD1917 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3091) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to establishing an active streets certification program within the Department of Transportation to encourage walking, cycling, and the use of public transportation in municipalities. Transportation.
H.3099 HD1644 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3099) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to motor vehicle license suspension record privacy. Transportation.
H.3119 HD296 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Rosenberg, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3119) of Sarah K. Peake, Stanley Rosenberg and others for legislation to authorize regional transit authorities to establish enterprise funds. Transportation.
H.3234 HD3093 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3234) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish the Sudbury watershed advisory committee. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3285 HD3277 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3285) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others relative to the issuance of motor vehicle driver’s licenses to persons ineligible for a social security cards . Transportation.
H.3310 HD1925 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3310) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to require disclosures of conflicts of interest in academic institutions. Higher Education.
H.3356 HD3021 By Ms. Harrington of Groton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3356) of Sheila C. Harrington and James B. Eldridge (by vote of the town) relative to reducing the number of members of the board of selectmen from five to three in the town of Ayer. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3460 HD3615 By Representative Cronin of Easton and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Claire D. Cronin, Thomas Kennedy and others relative to providing for home modifications and moving expenses for certain victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.3471 HD3635 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3471) 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 grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3474 HD2558 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition of Kate Hogan and James B. Eldridge for legislation to authorize the town of Stow to amend a certain conservation restriction to allow for the construction of a water supply well. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.3494 HD3662 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3494) of Jennifer E. Benson and James B. Eldridge (by vote of the town) that the town of Harvard be authorized to issue licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages in said town. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3497 HD3663 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3497) of Jennifer E. Benson and James B. Eldridge (by vote of the town) that the town of Harvard be exempt from laws governing certian improvements on public properties in said town. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3498 HD3661 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3498) of Jennifer E. Benson and James B. Eldridge (by vote of the town) that the town of Harvard be authorized to appoint an elderly and disabled taxation aid committee. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3499 HD3660 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3499) of Jennifer E. Benson and James B. Eldridge (by vote of the town) relative to the appointment of special police officers in the town of Harvard. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3509 HD3684 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3509) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Northborough to use certain insurance proceeds. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3510 HD3685 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3510) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Northborough to use insurance proceeds to compensate fire and police personnel, injured in the line of duty, as a salary offset. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3525 HD3531 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to the term of appointment of non-civil service police officers. Public Service.
H.3571 HD3696 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to ban shark fin trading. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3609 HD3794 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3609) of Jennifer E. Benson, Cory Atkins and James B. Eldridge (by vote of the town) relative to the community housing corporation in the town of Acton. Housing. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3639 HD3836 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) 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.3773 HD3930 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Stephen Kulik, Karen E. Spilka and others relative to borrowing by municipalities. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.3776 HD3949 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3776) of Jennifer E. Benson and James B. Eldridge (by vote of the town) that the town of Acton be authorized to transfer certain forest land to general municipal purposes. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3827 HD3929 By Representatives Hunt of Sandwich and Atkins of Concord, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Randy Hunt, Cory Atkins 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.3862 HD4055 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3862) of Danielle W. Gregoire, Thomas P. Conroy and James B. Eldridge (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Marlborough be authorized to establish a parks and field capital enhancements fund from a portion of the meals tax received annually by said town. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

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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  • Boston College Law School, J.D.
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  • Acton Planning Board (associate member, 2001-2002)
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  • 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.

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