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Jonathan Hecht Representative

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Jonathan Hecht

Addresses

State House
Room 22
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2140
Fax: 617-626-0199
Email: Jonathan.Hecht@mahouse.gov
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.
HD3862 By Mr. Timilty of Milton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Walter F. Timilty and others that the Massachusetts Port Authority conduct a noise and land use compatibility study at Logan International Airport. Transportation.
HD4115 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to raise the minimum tobacco sales age to 21. Public Health.
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.28 SD346 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 28) of Brian A. Joyce and Jonathan Hecht for legislation to create and authorize level iv behavioral treatment interventions. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.29 SD347 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 29) of Brian A. Joyce, Paul R. Heroux and Jonathan Hecht for legislation to create a special commission on behavior modification. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.52 SD1117 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 52) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Andrews, Mary S. Keefe, Jay R. Kaufman and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote restorative justice practices. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.63 HD48 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 63) of William M. Straus and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to absentee voting by qualified voters of the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
S.71 SD1138 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 71) of James B. Eldridge, Daniel A. Wolf, Paul McMurtry, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to comprehensive land use reform and partnership. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.76 HD2871 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 76) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to access to medical treatments for children with autism. 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.
H.87 HD523 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 87) 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.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.
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.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.
S.114 SD191 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 114) of Thomas P. Kennedy, Michael J. Rodrigues, David T. Vieira, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation to futher regulate the continuing education requirements for certain real estate appraisers and trainees. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.125 HD1722 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 125) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish a home visiting program to provide culturally sensitive services to eligible parents, infants and children. 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.168 SD528 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 168) of William N. Brownsberger, Jonathan Hecht and John J. Lawn, Jr. for legislation to establish a special commission to investigate video games as a form of media and as a training tool. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.171 HD2604 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 171) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Jonathan Hecht and Martha M. Walz for legislation to include car sharing as a principle for land development in smart growth planning. Community Development and Small Businesses.
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.
H.230 HD2397 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 230) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for legislation to regulate the direct shipment of wines . Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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.
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.270 SD1103 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 270) of Karen E. Spilka, Martha M. Walz, Jonathan Hecht and John V. Fernandes for legislation to promote global trade and economic development through dual language and bi-literacy. Education.
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.293 SD900 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 293) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jonathan Hecht, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the development of small house nursing homes in the Commonwealth. Elder Affairs.
S.295 SD921 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 295) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Colleen M. Garry, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Massachusetts Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias Acute Care Advisory Committee. Elder Affairs.
H.301 HD2452 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 301) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to require telemarketers to disclose certain information. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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.321 SD1082 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 321) of James B. Eldridge, Cory Atkins, William N. Brownsberger, Christopher G. Fallon and other members of the General Court for legislation to disclose political spending. Election Laws.
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.325 SD1096 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 325) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Andrews, Jonathan Hecht, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to modernize our voter registration system. Election Laws.
H.327 HD2318 By Ms. Andrews of Orange, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 327) of Denise Andrews and others relative to public school foreign language competency for students in grades pre-kindergarten to 12. Education.
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.343 SD366 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 343) of William N. Brownsberger, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jonathan Hecht, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to extend the Environmental Joint Powers Agreement that created the A-B-C Stormwater Flooding Board. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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.
H.366 HD2058 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 366) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the teaching of health education in schools. Education.
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.
H.415 HD43 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 415) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to improving procurement procedures to assure opportunities for students with disabilities. Education.
S.417 SD68 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 417) of William N. Brownsberger, David Paul Linsky, Jonathan Hecht, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure full compliance with good funds statute. Financial Services.
H.438 HD95 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 438) of John J. Lawn, Jr. and others for legislation to require public school athletic coaches to have a current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation . 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.
H.476 HD2651 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 476) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to funding for improvements to early education child care facilities. Education.
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.
H.502 HD2681 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 502) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to reduce special education referrals and costs. Education.
H.520 HD226 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 520) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to ensure behavioral health and safety in the public schools. Education.
S.521 SD886 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 521) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Denise Andrews, Jonathan Hecht, James M. Murphy and others for legislation to regard MassHealth applications. 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.533 HD3289 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 533) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to establish an office of dual language educational programs to promote and provide technical assistance to dual language educational programs in the Commonwealth . 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.538 SD1396 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 538) of Richard T. Moore, John W. Scibak, Stephen L. DiNatale, Carlos Henriquez and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the provider's council. Health Care Financing.
H.542 HD319 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 542) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to the calculation of income for spouses of nursing home residents. Elder Affairs.
H.544 HD418 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 544) of Kay Khan and others relative to personal care or managerial services contracts for families caring for elderly relatives. Elder Affairs.
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.
H.550 HD2339 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 550) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to provide for the establishment of senior citizen safety zones in cities and towns. 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.
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.
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.
H.581 HD2543 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 581) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to establish online voter registration. Election Laws.
H.582 HD2545 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 582) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to establish permanent voter registration for registered voters who move within the Commonwealth. 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.
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.613 HD1016 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 613) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to authorize local boards of registrars to perform random audits of election results in precincts. Election Laws.
H.614 HD1017 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 614) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to authorize persons to pre-register to vote prior to their eighteenth birthday. Election Laws.
H.615 HD1018 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 615) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to establish procedures for early voting in elections in cities and towns. Election Laws.
H.617 HD1024 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 617) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to authorize persons to pre-register to vote prior to their eighteenth birthday. Election Laws.
H.651 HD1034 By Representatives Walz of Boston and Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 651) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to further regulate the financing of political campaigns. Election Laws.
H.658 HD3036 By Mr. Beaton of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 658) of Matthew A. Beaton and others for legislation to authorize the Commonwealth to enter into an interstate compact for the enforcement of certain wildlife protection laws. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.667 SD1181 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 667) of Cynthia S. Creem, Kay Khan, Daniel A. Wolf, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.687 HD2775 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 687) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish a sustainable water resource fund to mitigate water shortages. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.688 HD2778 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 688) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the publishing of guidelines for best water management practices by the Board of Trustees of the Water Pollution Abatement Trust and the Department of Environmental Protection. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.689 HD2925 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 689) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others that the Department of Environmental Protection conduct a feasibility study for the implementation of watershed based planning. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.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.706 HD2577 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 706) of Sean Garballey and others prohibiting additional incineration of solid waste materials. 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.
H.717 HD791 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 717) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to the distribution of raw milk. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.722 SD292 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 722) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Colleen M. Garry, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and Jonathan Hecht for legislation barring visitation rights for a child conceived by rape. The Judiciary.
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.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.
H.765 HD2959 By Messrs. McMurtry of Dedham and Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 765) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to reduce the total amount of solid waste disposed of by means of landfill and incineration. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.785 HD638 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 785) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to establish a Mystic River water quality commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation and study of the conditions of said river for fishing, boating and swimming. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.786 HD2075 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 786) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to reduce human exposure to particulate matter pollution. 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.
H.801 HD281 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 801) of Frank I. Smizik and others for the establishment of a clean vehicle emissions incentive program within the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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.805 HD1979 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 805) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to establish a sustainable water resource fund to mitigate water shortages. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.806 HD2032 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 806) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to develop science-based stream-flow standards. 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.824 HD576 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 824) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to hunting or trapping on private land. 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.839 HD1318 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Wolf, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 839) of Ruth B. Balser, Daniel A. Wolf and others for legislation to facilitate access to individual health insurance. Financial Services.
H.863 HD122 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 863) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
H.918 HD746 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 918) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to the use of certain insurance underwriting guidelines for homeowners with dogs living on such insured property. Financial Services.
H.919 HD747 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 919) of Anne M. Gobi and Jonathan Hecht for legislation to authorize the stay of surcharges under the motor vehicle insurance laws until the final disposition of appeals. Financial Services.
H.933 HD420 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 933) of Kay Khan and others relative to health insurance for human service providers and their employees. Financial Services.
H.939 HD1690 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 939) of Kay Khan and others relative to requiring insurance carriers to recognize nurse midwives as participating providers. Financial Services.
S.942 SD618 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 942) of James B. Eldridge, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect abandoned animals in vacant properties. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.946 SD1099 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 946) of James B. Eldridge, Karen E. Spilka, Paul McMurtry, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.952 SD1488 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 952) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Louis L. Kafka, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen the enforcement of certain dog laws. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.985 HD2605 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 985) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to providing for pay by the mile motor vehicle insurance. Financial Services.
H.986 HD2612 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 986) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others that group and non-group insurance plans cover medical or drug treatments to correct or repair disturbances of body composition caused by HIV-associated lipodystrophy syndrome. Financial Services.
H.1021 HD301 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1021) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to transfers of assets by MassHealth members. Health Care Financing.
H.1025 HD1189 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1025) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the SHINE health insurance counseling program. Health Care Financing.
H.1027 HD2547 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1027) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to establish criteria for MassHealth hardship waivers. 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.1035 HD699 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1035) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to establish a single-payer health insurance trust fund. Health Care Financing.
H.1047 HD1767 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1047) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to excluding certain retirement funds from countable assets of medical assistance recipients. Health Care Financing.
H.1053 HD1677 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1053) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to compare cost savings under existing cost control laws to cost savings that could be achieved under a single payer health care system. Health Care Financing.
H.1058 HD812 By Ms. Story of Amherst and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1058) of Ellen Story and others relative to continuity of care for families enrolled in MassHealth. Health Care Financing.
H.1063 HD1283 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1063) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to workers’ pathways to self sufficiency. Higher Education.
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.
H.1086 HD502 By Mr. Sullivan of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1086) of David B. Sullivan and others for legislation to maintain faculty and college excellence in the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
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.1139 SD1428 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1139) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Ellen Story, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce health care costs through extraordinary medical placement. 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.
H.1195 HD2677 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1195) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the membership of the Parole Board. The Judiciary.
H.1198 HD3033 By Mr. Beaton of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1198) of Matthew A. Beaton and others for legislation to increase the penalties for violations of certain hunting laws. The Judiciary.
S.1204 SD890 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1204) of William N. Brownsberger and Jonathan Hecht for legislation to provide contract employees with health insurance and retirement benefits. Public Service.
H.1243 HD1124 By Ms. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1243) of Linda Campbell and others relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases. The Judiciary.
S.1321 SD1561 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1321) of Cynthia S. Creem, Kay Khan, Jonathan Hecht, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to smokeless tobacco excise tax. 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.1380 HD3057 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1380) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to health care proxies. The Judiciary.
H.1382 HD3426 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1382) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to recidivism reducing program reporting by the Department of Correction. The Judiciary.
H.1383 HD3429 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1383) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to the reporting sex offender treatment program outcomes by the Commissioner of Department of Corrections and the Department of Youth Services. 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.1422 HD2004 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1422) of Mary S. Keefe and others relative to the penalties for debarred contractors participating in certain contracts. 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.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.
H.1544 HD3200 By Ms. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1544) of Keiko M. Orrall and others relative to the termination of parental rights in cases where a child is born of sexual assault or rape. The Judiciary.
H.1549 HD239 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1549) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the apprehension of drunk drivers and other law violators. The Judiciary.
H.1552 HD1773 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1552) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to ensuring confidentiality for victims of rape and domestic violence. The Judiciary.
S.1579 SD1174 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1579) of Benjamin B. Downing, William N. Brownsberger, Martha M. Walz, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to further promote electric vehicles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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.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.
H.1597 HD218 By Messrs. Sannicandro of Ashland and Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1597) of Tom Sannicandro, David Paul Linsky and others relative to written consent of a parent or legal guardian and counseling of minor pregnant women seeking aboritions. The Judiciary.
S.1626 SD735 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1626) of Robert L. Hedlund, Jason M. Lewis, William N. Brownsberger, Tom Sannicandro and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the treatment of elephants. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.1629 HD1986 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1629) of Thomas M. Stanley and others for legislation to limit the time within which certain legal actions may be taken against appraisers. The Judiciary.
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.1636 SD39 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1636) of William N. Brownsberger, Sarah K. Peake, Denise Provost, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to reducing permitted idling times for certain motor vehicles. Transportation.
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.
H.1646 HD1202 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1646) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentencing laws for drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.1664 HD915 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1664) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to rental property and medical marijuana. The Judiciary.
H.1674 HD578 By Represenative Walsh of Boston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1674) of Martin J. Walsh, John A. Hart and others relative to national criminal offender record information checks for persons working with individuals served by the Department of Mental Retardation. The Judiciary.
H.1684 HD1014 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1684) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to further define privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
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.
S.1712 SD1673 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1712) of Bruce E. Tarr, Theodore C. Speliotis, Carlo Basile, John D. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the license plate system of the Commonwealth. Transportation.
H.1712 HD2206 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1712) of Marjorie C. Decker and others for legislation to provide economic stability for displaced non professional airport employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1737 HD1649 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1737) of John D. Keenan and others relative to the penalty for failure to timely report injuries under the workers' compensation law. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1738 HD2850 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1738) of John D. Keenan and others relative to intellectual property . 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.
H.1750 HD2258 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1750) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to establish employment rights for certain domestic workers. 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.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.1794 HD1658 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1794) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to ensure access to Department of Mental Health services for certain individuals with autism spectrum disorder and related conditions. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1804 HD1909 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1804) of Shaunna O'Connell and others for legislation to further regulate the use of psychoactive drugs on distressed patients. 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.
H.1852 HD279 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1852) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the care of animals in cities and towns. 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.1874 HD1738 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1874) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others relative to the protection of puppies and kittens. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1883 HD604 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1883) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to the issuance of certain tickets by municipal officers and inspectors. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1945 HD1805 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1945) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Cory Atkins and Jonathan Hecht for legislation to establish a tobacco retailer certification program within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.1970 HD396 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1970) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to establish a registry of volunteer personnel within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.1971 HD505 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1971) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to further regulate newborn pulse oximetry screening for congenital heart defects. 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.2011 HD1693 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2011) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to expanding access to healthy food choices in vending machines on state property. Public Health.
H.2012 HD647 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2012) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to establishing a childhood vaccine program in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.2018 HD683 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2018) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to define modest meals and refreshments involving pharmaceutical or medical device manufacturing companies and health care practitioners. Public Health.
H.2020 HD701 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2020) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to prescription drugs outreach and education programs. Public Health.
H.2029 HD1307 By Ms. Malia of Boston and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2029) of Elizabeth A. Malia, John F. Keenan and others relative to the certification of alcohol and drug free housing by the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
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.2051 HD393 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2051) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to acupuncture. Public Health.
H.2059 HD2072 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2059) of Denise Provost and others relative to the reporting on health effects of particulate matter. Public Health.
H.2067 HD3433 By Representative Rogers of Cambridge and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2067) of David M. Rogers, Patricia D. Jehlen and others for legislation to establish a division of indoor environments within the Department of Public Health. 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.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.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.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.2102 HD913 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2102) of Cleon H. Turner and others realtive to property rights and medical marijuana. The Judiciary.
H.2121 HD982 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2121) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to require the installation of sprinkler systems in new or substantially rehabilitated construction of single and two family homes. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2460 HD579 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2460) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to evaluating injury and illness data and establishing safety and health measures to protect employees of the Commonwealth. Public Service.
H.2627 HD676 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2627) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to real estate tax relief for certain owners of residential property. Revenue.
H.2630 HD695 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2630) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for the establishment of a standing commission (including members of the General Court) to review and evaluate all tax expenditures. Revenue.
H.2631 HD696 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2631) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to require the Division of Local Services within the Department of Revenue to develop a report by boards of assessors relative to locally assessed taxes. 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.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.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.2777 HD315 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2777) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to exempt public, educational and governmental community television contracts from the Uniform Procurement Act. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2783 HD521 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2783) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to the enhancement of access to electronic public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2784 HD524 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2784) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to access to public records in state agencies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2834 HD3034 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2834) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to grant the State Auditor access to certain confidential tax information for use in auditing tax expenditures. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2848 HD976 By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2848) of Kevin J. Kuros and others for legislation to exempt purchases of photography services by public schools from the Uniform Procurement Act. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2879 HD866 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2879) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others for legislation to require landscape sprinkler systems to be constructed with automatic shutoff valves with rain sensor devices. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2883 HD2645 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2883) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to encourage fair competition in bids for state contracts from qualified sources commitment to fair wages and benefits for employees. 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.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.2934 HD2241 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2934) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the detection and repair of natural gas leaks and reimbursement for damages. 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.2945 HD1886 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2945) 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.2953 HD1721 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2953) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to restrict callers from using certain automatic dialing devices for sending information to subscribers of telephone services. 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.2988 HD2210 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2988) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Public Utilities to promulgate rules and regulations relative to landscape management by transmission companies. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2989 HD2215 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2989) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to direct the Department of Public Utilities to promulgate rules and regulations relative to the development of underground utility infrastructure. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3005 HD228 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3005) of Cory Atkins and others for legislation to prohibit the use of hand-held cell phones by persons operating motor vehicles. Transportation.
H.3059 HD3262 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3059) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to establish a public transit fare structure. Transportation.
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.3100 HD2796 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3100) of Thomas M. Menino and others for legislation to establish reasonable and proper speed limits inside an urban district on public ways. Transportation.
H.3127 HD2354 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3127) of Denise Provost and others relative to authorizing the establishment of recreational traffic safety zones in cities and towns. Transportation.
H.3129 HD3391 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3129) of Denise Provost and others relative to speed limits inside certain thickly settled areas or business districts. Transportation.
H.3141 HD2609 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3141) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to contract assistance for Central Artery debt of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. Transportation.
H.3142 HD2619 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3142) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to the establishment of a vehicle mileage user fee pilot program by the Department of Transportation. Transportation.
H.3210 HD2621 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3210) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to veterans' benefits equity for persons discharged from the military based on certain consensual conduct. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3211 HD2679 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by resolution, House, No. 3211) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to take certain actions concerning national budgetary matters. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3229 HD707 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3229) of Bradford Hill and others for legislation to raise the upper limit of juvenile court jurisdiction from 17 years old to 18 years of age. The Judiciary.
H.3253 HD2678 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3253) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to further regulating the licensing, sale and possession of firearms and increasing the tax on the sale of firearms and ammunition. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3284 HD3119 By Representatives Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3284) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others for legislation to improve the transportation system in the Commonwealth to encourage economic stability and growth through job retention and development. Transportation.
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.3342 HD2803 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3342) of James M. Cantwell and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Agricultural Resources to promulgate rules and regulations governing boarding kennels and daycare facilities for dogs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3364 HD2673 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3364) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to provide tax incentives to promote housing creation for persons with disabilities. Revenue.
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.3678 HD3877 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3678) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the retirement board of the city of Cambridge be authorized to grant certain creditable services allowances. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3825 HD3965 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Randy Hunt and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to mandated treatment and monitoring of nonviolent offenders with substance addictions. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.

Jon was elected State Representative for the 29th Middlesex District in November 2008. He serves as Vice Chair of the Elder Affairs Committee and is also a member of the House Committee on Post Audit and Oversight and the Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities. He is also a member of the Mental Health caucus, MBTA caucus, and Urban Parks caucus. Born in Cambridge, Jon grew up in Belmont where he attended the public schools. He received his A.B. in History from Stanford University, M.A. in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts, and J.D. from Harvard Law School. After practicing law in New York City, Jon worked from 1990-94 as Program Officer for Human Rights and Governance in the Beijing office of the Ford Foundation. From 1994-98, he was Research Fellow and Lecturer in Law in the East Asian Legal Studies Program at Harvard Law School. In 1999, he co-founded the China Law Center at Yale Law School and served as its Deputy Director until 2006. In 2005, Jon was elected to the Watertown Town Council, where he chaired committees on budget and fiscal oversight, economic development, and rules and ordinances. He was previously president of the Watertown Community Foundation and a board member of the Arsenal Center for the Arts. Jon has also been active in Watertown youth soccer and the American Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life. Jon is married to Lora Sabin, a public health economist at Boston University School of Public Health. They have made their home in Watertown for 16 years and have four children attending or graduated from the Watertown public schools.

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator/Attorney
Spouse: Lora Sabin
Children: 4

Education & Public Service

  • Stanford University, B.A.
  • Tufts University, M.A.L.D.
  • Harvard Law School, J.D.
  • Watertown Town Council
  • Watertown Democratic Town Committee; Massachusetts Municipal Association Board of Directors
  • Local Government Advisory Commission
Twenty-ninth Middlesex, Consisting of Cambridge: Ward 9, Ward 10: Precinct 3, Ward 11: Precinct 2; Watertown: Precincts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9.

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