Bill Docket Bill Title
HD1684 Relative to unfunded mandates on public schools
HD1879 Relative to toxins contained in the vapor produced by e-cigarettes
HD3255 An Act relative to strengthening background checks
S.69 SD1363 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 69) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Aaron Vega, Jay D. Livingstone, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a health incentives program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.91 HD2468 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 91) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others for the establishment of an access to healthcare task force (including members of the General Court) for former foster youth to review the barriers of access to healthcare for youth who are aging out or have aged out of the care of the Department of Children and Families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.102 SD924 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 102) of Karen E. Spilka, Marjorie C. Decker, Michael J. Barrett, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure healthcare coverage for youth who have aged-out of the department of children and families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.110 SD1376 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 110) of Eileen M. Donoghue and Kathleen O'Connor Ives for legislation to lessen the financial burden on small limited liability companies. Community Development and Small Businesses.
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.119 HD231 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 119) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to develop housing plans for families, with minor children, who are being evicted from publicly subsidized housing. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.138 HD2163 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 138) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to the creation and maintenance of a searchable public online database of sites available for development in cities and towns. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.212 SD1389 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 212) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Josh S. Cutler, James B. Eldridge and Kathleen O'Connor Ives for legislation to establish the MassMade Program. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.220 SD646 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 220) of Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore, Chris Walsh, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to market prioritized development sites. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.221 SD533 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 221) of Joan B. Lovely, Theodore C. Speliotis, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Louis L. Kafka and other members of the General Court for legislation to create the Home Works Program. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.222 HD270 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 222) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to business practices between motor vehicle manufacturers, distributors and dealers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.235 SD318 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 235) of Bruce E. Tarr, Lori A. Ehrlich, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation to study the feasibility of streamlining business registration. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.245 HD1785 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 245) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.261 SD580 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 261) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Edward F. Coppinger, Thomas J. Calter, Timothy R. Madden and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve literacy skills. Education.
S.264 SD1247 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 264) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Daniel J. Ryan, Benjamin Swan, Jay D. Livingstone and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to special education funding. Education.
S.285 SD712 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 285) of Linda Dorcena Forry, James B. Eldridge, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to early home childcare certification. Education.
S.294 SD730 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 294) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Shawn Dooley, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Diana DiZoglio and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide time to develop better measures of and assistance for student learning. Education.
S.295 SD735 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 295) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Mary S. Keefe, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student assessment data. Education.
H.329 HD2267 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 329) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to the formula for district reimbursement through the special education circuit breaker. Education.
S.336 SD1012 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 336) of Karen E. Spilka, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Lori A. Ehrlich, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote global trade and economic development through dual language and bi-literacy. Education.
H.340 HD1471 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 340) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to providing a public education system of sufficient quality. Education.
S.370 SD831 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 370) of James T. Welch, Mary S. Keefe, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Daniel A. Wolf and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen the Massachusetts home care program. Elder Affairs.
S.371 SD41 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 371) of Daniel A. Wolf, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Medicaid eligibility for seniors. Elder Affairs.
H.392 HD71 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 392) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to special education funding. Education.
H.400 HD2256 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 400) of Bradford R. Hill and others relative to the foundation funding of special education. Education.
H.401 HD2261 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 401) of Bradford R. Hill and others that costs associated with special education follow students upon the change of school districts in mid year. Education.
S.402 SD889 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 402) of James B. Eldridge, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Stephen Kulik, James R. Miceli and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the natural and historic resources of the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.419 HD1692 By Mr. Kelcourse of Amesbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 419) of James M. Kelcourse and others relative to the calculation of the special education reimbursement funding program. Education.
H.422 HD1698 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 422) of Kay Khan and others relative to establishing a foreign language education seal of biliteracy for students. Education.
S.433 SD1783 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 433) of Patricia D. Jehlen, James M. Cantwell, Mary S. Keefe, Kathleen O'Connor Ives and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote awareness of safe recreation in public waterways. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.440 SD648 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 440) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Josh S. Cutler, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.443 HD677 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 443) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to support schools and communities to increase opportunities for physical activity. Education.
H.451 HD3311 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 451) of Keiko M. Orrall and others relative to the implementation or use of partnership for assessment for readiness for college and career assessments. Education.
S.454 SD229 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 454) of Marc R. Pacheco, Patricia A. Haddad, Peter V. Kocot, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court lfor legislation relative to recycling. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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.
S.473 SD1731 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 473) of Bruce E. Tarr and Kathleen O'Connor Ives for legislation relative to pesticide applications. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.487 SD96 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 487) of Cynthia S. Creem, Carolyn C. Dykema and Kathleen O'Connor Ives for legislation relative to special education health care costs. Financial Services.
S.499 SD686 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 499) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Barbara L'Italien, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court relative to protecting consumers from unsolicited loans. Financial Services.
S.500 SD706 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 500) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Ruth B. Balser, Mary S. Keefe, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to include childbirth under insurance policies providing for diability income. Financial Services.
S.502 SD985 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 502) of Anne M. Gobi, Harriette L. Chandler, Marc R. Pacheco, Brian A. Joyce and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Lyme Disease treatment coverage. Financial Services.
S.573 SD1460 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 573) of Eileen M. Donoghue, William N. Brownsberger, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide coverage for tobacco use cessation under Commonwealth Care. Health Care Financing.
S.607 SD668 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 607) of Jason M. Lewis and Kathleen O'Connor Ives for legislation relative to Health Policy Commission oversight of insurer transactions. Health Care Financing.
S.618 SD1717 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 618) of Mark C. Montigny, Harriette L. Chandler, Thomas M. McGee, Carmine L. Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to HIV-Associated lipodystrophy treatment. Health Care Financing.
H.623 HD1080 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 623) of Ruth B. Balser, James B. Eldridge and others relative to the disposition of public lands with conservation protected status. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.646 SD42 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 646) of Daniel A. Wolf, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility. Health Care Financing.
S.649 SD628 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 649) of Daniel A. Wolf, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Michael O. Moore, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the accessibility, quality and continuity of care for consumers of behavioral health, substance use disorder and mental health services. Health Care Financing.
S.658 SD1240 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 658) of Eileen M. Donoghue, James B. Eldridge, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for an investigation and study into expanding targeted student loan forgiveness programs. Higher Education.
S.665 SD1280 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 665) of James B. Eldridge, Carmine L. Gentile, David M. Rogers, Eileen M. Donoghue and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a education loan repayment program for social workers in areas of need. Higher Education.
H.696 HD1571 By Representative Kaufman of Lexington and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 696) of Jay R. Kaufman, Kenneth J. Donnelly and others for legislation to establish a process to identify toxic chemical substances used in consumer products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.707 HD1407 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 707) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish old growth forest reserves in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.721 SD1260 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 721) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote savings for first time homebuyers. Housing.
S.732 SD1198 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 732) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jonathan Hecht, Jeffrey Sánchez, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to requiring child-resistant packaging of nicotine liquid containers. The Judiciary.
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.
S.819 SD411 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 819) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael O. Moore, Kimberly N. Ferguson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to dangerousness hearings. The Judiciary.
S.824 SD769 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 824) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Denise Provost, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the penalties for corporate manslaughter. The Judiciary.
S.867 SD887 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 867) of Joan B. Lovely, Michael O. Moore, Kathleen O'Connor Ives and Chris Walsh for legislation to amend the statute of limitations in civil rights actions. The Judiciary.
S.868 SD890 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 868) of Joan B. Lovely and Kathleen O'Connor Ives for legislation relative to the age of consent in certain civil actions for sexual assault and rape of a child. The Judiciary.
S.878 SD1735 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 878) of Mark C. Montigny, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect health and safety of animals in vehicles. The Judiciary.
H.901 HD469 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 901) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage. Financial Services.
S.903 SD1026 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 903) of Karen E. Spilka, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
S.904 SD1028 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 904) of Karen E. Spilka, Jason M. Lewis, Michael F. Rush, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the Commonwealth's residents from identity theft. The Judiciary.
S.915 SD1309 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 915) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross and Kathleen O'Connor Ives for legislation to provide transparent sex offender information to the public. The Judiciary.
H.927 HD1769 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Montigny, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 927) of Sarah K. Peake, Mark C. Montigny and others relative to HIV-associated lipodystrophy treatment. Financial Services.
S.957 SD809 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 957) of William N. Brownsberger, Lori A. Ehrlich, Jason M. Lewis, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the judicial enforcement of noncompetition agreements. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.969 SD878 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 969) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Tackey Chan, Michael O. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve vocational training opportunities for unemployed workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.981 SD1273 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 981) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Michael O. Moore, Jose F. Tosado, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect temporary workers’ unemployment benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.998 HD1864 By Representative Hogan of Stow and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 998) of Kate Hogan and others strengthening the quality and efficiency of home health care services. Health Care Financing.
S.999 SD310 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 999) of Marc R. Pacheco, Theodore C. Speliotis, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to further define standards of employee safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1007 SD1048 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by resolution, Senate, No. 1007) of Karen E. Spilka, Patricia A. Haddad, Jason M. Lewis, Jay D. Livingstone and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage equitable and diverse gender representation on the boards of companies in the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1055 HD2540 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1055) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to increase the share of courses taught by full-time tenure and tenure-track faculty. Higher Education.
H.1060 HD1119 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1060) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a student loan repayment pilot program to be administered by the Board of Higher Education for licensed social workers. Higher Education.
S.1072 SD902 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1072) of James B. Eldridge, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Jason M. Lewis, Susan Williams Gifford and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect abandoned animals in vacant properties. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1094 HD3515 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1094) of Diana DiZoglio and others for legislation to establish a task force on the safety and welfare of elderly and disabled persons residing in public housing. Housing.
S.1132 SD627 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1132) of Cynthia S. Creem, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Jay R. Kaufman, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect children and families from harmful flame retardants. Public Health.
S.1139 SD784 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1139) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jay R. Kaufman, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Stephen Kulik and other members of the General Court for legislations relative to the disclosure of toxic chemicals in children’s products. Public Health.
S.1153 SD771 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1153) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Harriette L. Chandler, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to CARE. Public Health.
S.1194 SD453 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1194) of Michael O. Moore, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Timothy R. Whelan, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to restricting the marketing of other tobacco products. Public Health.
H.1197 HD211 By Representative Brady of Brockton and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1197) of Michael D. Brady and others for legislation to further regulate the reporting requirements of mortgages secured by residential property. The Judiciary.
S.1205 SD166 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1205) of Marc R. Pacheco, John V. Fernandes, Denise Provost, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a board of registration in naturopathy. Public Health.
H.1220 HD347 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1220) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases. The Judiciary.
H.1221 HD2848 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1221) of Linda Dean Campbell, Frances F. Gradzewicz and Kathleen O'Connor Ives relative to do-not-resuscitate orders. The Judiciary.
S.1226 SD1590 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1226) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Richard J. Ross and others for legislation relative to tobacco cessation. Public Health.
H.1273 HD1323 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1273) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to confining animals in a motor vehicle. The Judiciary.
H.1274 HD1521 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Hedlund, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1274) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to establish a penalty for the mistreatment of elephants. The Judiciary.
S.1346 SD898 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1346) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Thomas M. McGee, Jason M. Lewis, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Option (d) beneficiaries. Public Service.
S.1376 SD1373 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1376) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Denise Provost, Carmine L. Gentile and Kathleen O'Connor Ives for legislation relative to part-time higher education faculty eligibility in the state retirement system. Public Service.
S.1377 SD1380 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1377) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Denise Provost and Kathleen O'Connor Ives for legislation relative to the eligibility of certain faculty for contributory group insurance of public higher educational institutions. Public Service.
S.1382 SD336 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1382) of John F. Keenan, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Thomas M. McGee, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to GIC dental and vision benefits for municipal employees. Public Service.
S.1459 SD670 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1459) of Cynthia S. Creem, Stephen Kulik, Cory Atkins, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to sustain community preservation revenue. Revenue.
H.1477 HD1117 By Mr. Mannal of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1477) of Brian R. Mannal and others for legislation to establish a penalty for the mistreatment of elephants. The Judiciary.
S.1502 SD269 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1502) of John F. Keenan, Tackey Chan, Denise Provost, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide access to full spectrum addiction treatment services. Revenue.
S.1556 SD192 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1556) of Michael F. Rush, Stephen L. DiNatale, Paul McMurtry, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to create the Preservation of Historic Buildings Trust Fund. Revenue.
S.1579 SD1486 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1579) of Bruce E. Tarr, Steven S. Howitt, Viriato M. deMacedo, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide a property tax credit to surviving spouses of certain public safety personnel. Revenue.
S.1682 SD367 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1682) of Thomas M. McGee, Ruth B. Balser, Jay D. Livingstone, Aaron Vega and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Congo conflict minerals. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1742 SD1893 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1742) of Bruce E. Tarr, Donald H. Wong, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation to create accountability for legislative reports. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1756 HD2433 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Pacheco, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1756) of James J. O'Day, Marc R. Pacheco and others for legislation to further define standards of employee safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1767 SD1165 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1767) of James B. Eldridge, Lori A. Ehrlich, Barbara L'Italien, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to require gas leak repairs during certain road projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1801 SD190 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1801) of Robert L. Hedlund, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Timothy R. Madden, James M. Cantwell and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the treatment of elephants. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.1804 HD1393 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1804) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to mental health services for children. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1804 SD1707 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1804) of Bruce E. Tarr, Carolyn C. Dykema, Viriato M. deMacedo, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to tourism collaboration. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.1872 SD507 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1872) of Michael F. Rush, Stephen L. DiNatale, Michael O. Moore, Eileen M. Donoghue and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the penalty for distracted driving. Transportation.
S.1883 SD1214 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1883) of Bruce E. Tarr, Leonard Mirra, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Thomas M. McGee and others for legislation relative to the essex coastal scenic byway. Transportation.
H.1976 HD161 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1976) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to prohibit smoking in motor vehicles if young children are in the vehicle. Public Health.
H.1992 HD846 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1992) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to establishing a board of registration in naturopathy and further regulating naturopathic health care. Public Health.
H.2067 HD2743 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2067) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products. Public Health.
H.2068 HD2758 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2068) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to disclosure requirements for dry cleaners using toxic chemicals. Public Health.
H.2459 HD361 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2459) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to property tax exemptions for veterans. Revenue.
H.2585 HD2012 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2585) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to increase the maximum tax credit allowed for land conservation incentives. Revenue.
H.2727 HD233 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2727) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to filing fees for limited liability companies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2871 HD1505 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2871) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to gas leak repairs during road projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3127 HD1988 By Representative Atkins of Concord and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3127) of Cory Atkins, James B. Eldridge and others for the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to convene a Constitutional Convention to consider amendments to the Constitution to limit the influence of money in our political system. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3140 HD2250 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3140) of Bradford R. Hill and others for legislation to allow veterans living in housing authorities to deduct the cost of traveling for medical purposes from the income total assessed by said authority. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3242 HD369 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3242) of Ellen Story and others relative to the labeling of genetically engineered food. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1093
By Request
HD2658 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1093) of Brian J. Coppola and Kathleen O'Connor Ives relative to mandated preferences on certain public housing waiting lists. Housing.
H.1264
By Request
HD3523 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1264) of Brian J. Coppola, Marcos A. Devers and Kathleen O'Connor Ives relative to juvenile sexual abuse violence. The Judiciary.

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator
Spouse: Jeff Ives
Pets: Mo the Chihuahua

Career Highlights

  • Member of the Massachusetts Bar
  • Metropolitan Area Planning Council
  • Pace Law School Environmental Litigation Clinic

Education & Public Service

  • Pace Law School, J.D.
  • Mount Holyoke College, B.A.
  • Burlington High School
  • Chairwoman of the Joint Committee on Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development
  • Newburyport City Councillor at-Large, 2008 – Jan. 1, 2013
First Essex -- Consisting of the cities of Haverhill and Newburyport and the towns of Amesbury, Merrimac, Methuen, North Andover, precincts 1 to 4, inclusive, and Salisbury in the county of Essex.