Bill Docket Bill Title
SD15 For legislation to ensure parity for mental health and substance abuse treatment
SD39 For legislation relative to compliance of condominium associations.
SD223 For legislation to establish a moratorium for charter schools
SD235 For legislation relative to patient safety
SD307 For legislation to establish civil and criminal penalties for the female genital mutilation of minors.
SD315 For legislation relative to employees social media privacy protection.
SD398 For legislation relative to equal access to public places regardless of gender identity.
SD466 For legislation to ensure continued humane animal care and protect family farms in Massachusetts.
SD494 For legislation relative to transparency in private utility construction contracts.
SD496 For legislation relative to employee benefits reporting.
SD656 For legislation to keep people healthy by removing barriers to cost-effective care.
SD673 For legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability
SD809 For legislation relative to the judicial enforcement of noncompetition agreements
SD848 For legislation relative to the failure to remove existing poles
SD877 For legislation relative to the illegal occupation of a building
SD924 For legislation to ensure healthcare coverage for youth who have aged-out of the department of children and families.
SD971 For legislation relative to energy efficiency funds generated by municipal lighting plants
SD974 For legislation to protect animals during pet sales.
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
SD987 For legislation relative to financial literacy in schools
SD1026 For legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information.
SD1071 For legislation to provide municipal control of liquor licenses.
SD1198 For legislation relative to requiring child-resistant packaging of nicotine liquid containers
SD1200 For legislation relative to modernizing tobacco control and protecting the health of minors
SD1231 For legislation to strengthen the enforcement of certain dog laws.
SD1266 For legislation to direct the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to assess the current status of the commonwealth’s transportation system.
SD1314 For legislation to establish a commission relative to group purchasing of health insurance for private sector human service workers
SD1357 For legislation relative to regional transportation ballot initiatives.
SD1362 For legislation relative to student sex education.
SD1381 For legislation to prevent prescription drug abuse by closing the pharmacy shopping loophole
SD1387 For legislation to decriminalize non-violent and verbal student misconduct
SD1392 For legislation relative to state contracting
SD1417 For legislation relative to medical placement of terminal and incapacitated inmates.
SD1441 For legislation to stabilize the commonwealth’s nursing facilities.
SD1470 For legislation to create a means for tracking the unmet need of individuals with developmental disabilities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
SD1522 For legislation to provide for safe patient handling
SD1626 For legislation to provide equal access to evaluations for children with disabilities.
SD1629 For legislation to provide equal access to medical treatments essential for people with autism.
SD1669 For legislation to reinvest in working families
HD1684 An Act related to unfunded mandates on public schools
SD1762 For legislation relative to universal early education and full-day kindergarten.
HD1863 An Act relative to the charter of the town of Abington creating a department of public works
HD3255 An Act relative to strengthening background checks
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.112 HD2477 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 112) of James J. O'Day, Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to protecting Department of Children and Families social workers’ home addresses. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.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.617 HD900 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 617) of Bruce J. Ayers and others for the establishment of a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the long term management and maintenance of certain harbor islands. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.620 HD1063 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 620) of Bruce J. Ayers, John F. Keenan and Tackey Chan relative to authorizing and directing the Division of Waterways to dredge the harbor area surrounding the Squantum Yacht Club and Wollaston Yacht Club in Quincy. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.637 HD1311 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 637) of Tackey Chan and John F. Keenan for legislation to require the dredging of the harbor area surrounding Houghs Neck in the city of Quincy. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.719 HD3407 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 719) of Ronald Mariano and John F. Keenan for legislation to permit reviews by the Department of Environmental Protection of the financial assurance mechanisms concerning former landfill sites subject to post-closure requirements. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.789 HD826 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Lewis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 789) of Ruth B. Balser, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to require coverage for community and home-based behavioral health care services for certain children and adolescents with mental health disorders. Financial Services.
H.810 HD1188 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 810) of James M. Cantwell and others that the Commissioner of Insurance be directed to make a bi-annual investigation relative to flood insurance rates. Financial Services.
H.813 HD3160 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 813) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
H.814 HD3414 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 814) of James M. Cantwell and others for legislation to direct the Attorney General to provide for a study of the methodology used to promulgate new flood insurance rate maps through the National Flood Insurance Program. Financial Services.
H.944 HD343 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 944) of John W. Scibak and others relative to insurance coverage for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome. Financial Services.
H.1091 HD1598 By Mr. DeCoste of Norwell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1091) of David F. DeCoste and others for legislation to clarify the definition of affordable housing to include mobile homes. Housing.
H.1235 HD1846 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1235) of Tackey Chan and others for legislation to regulate sex offender registration in the 21st century. The Judiciary.
H.1481 HD604 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1481) of Ronald Mariano and John F. Keenan relative to the compensation of the chief probation officers of the Trial Court. The Judiciary.
H.1493 HD2587 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1493) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the registered land in the office of an assistant recorder. The Judiciary.
H.1515 HD124 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1515) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to the compensation of chief probation officers of the Trial Court. 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.1785 HD1016 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1785) of Ruth B. Balser, Jennifer L. Flanagan and others that the Department of Mental Health operate a statewide program to provide mental health consultations to primary care physicians, pediatricians, nurse practitioners and providers of women who suffer from post-partum depression. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1975 HD1526 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1975) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to requiring child-resistant packaging of nicotine liquid containers. Public Health.
H.2019 HD2792 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2019) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation relative to infectious disease control. Public Health.
H.2032 HD1775 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2032) of Sarah K. Peake and others providing for an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study the health impacts from wind turbines to protect the health of the citizens of the commonwealth. 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.2258 HD1049 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2258) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to credible service for school nurses. Public Service.
H.2263 HD3466 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2263) of Mark J. Cusack and others for legislation to mandate restroom breaks for public transit employees. Public Service.
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.2926 HD3444 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2926) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to enhancing tourism at the State House. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3127 HD1988 By Representative Atkins of Concord and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3127) of Cory Atkins, James B. Eldridge and others for the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to convene a Constitutional Convention to consider amendments to the Constitution to limit the influence of money in our political system. Veterans and Federal Affairs.

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