Leonard Mirra Representative

R West Newbury
Leonard Mirra

Addresses

State House
Room 548
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2488
Fax: 617-626-0339
Email: Lenny.Mirra@mahouse.gov
District Office
11 Mirra Way
West Newbury, MA 01489
Phone: 978-888-5212
Bill Docket Bill Title
HD531 An Act to establish estate tax valuation for farms
HD1457 An Act relative to direct deposit of employee compensation
HD1684 Relative to unfunded mandates on public schools
HD2316 For legislation to require medical exams for certain school bus drivers
HD2659 Relative to the value of classic or antique vehicles in calculating the sales tax
HD2687 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to solutions to prevent the collapsing of bee colonies
HD2832 Relative to an examiners unobstructed access to a vehicles parking brake
HD2866 For legislation to exempt certain educational technology from the sales tax
HD2876 For legislation to authorize a board of appeal for small business owners on denial of local permits
HD2938 An Act providing for a donation check-off box on state tax returns for the Massachusetts Youth in Government program
HD3051 An Act regulating parasailing
HD3153 An Act relative to civics education
HD3260 An Act prohibiting the obstruction of state highways
HD3727 By Mr. Dooley of Norfolk, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Shawn Dooley and others relative to "Group 4" eligibility. Public Service.
HD3769 By Representatives Garry of Dracut and Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Colleen M. Garry, Keiko M. Orrall and others relative to windshield wiper and headlight use. Transportation.
S.61 SD443 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, Senate, No. 61) of Bruce E. Tarr, Leonard Mirra, Viriato M. deMacedo, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to require a supermajority vote for the utilization of rainy day funds. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.99 SD1851 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 99) of Richard J. Ross, Shawn Dooley, Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr., Leonard Mirra and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to prevention of EBT fraud. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.103 HD876 By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 103) of Marc T. Lombardo and others for legislation to require proof of residency for public benefits. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.112 HD2477 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 112) of James J. O'Day, Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to protecting Department of Children and Families social workers’ home addresses. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.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.
H.161 HD2994 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 161) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others for legislation to modernize the business licensing process. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.164 HD1308 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 164) of Tackey Chan and others relative to updating reciprocity for licensing optometrists. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.179 HD2549 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 179) of Peter J. Durant and Leonard Mirra relative to insurance requirements for plumbing work on single family homes. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.180 HD2550 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 180) of Peter J. Durant and others relative to the performance of electrical work by single family homeowners. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.182 HD1611 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 182) of James J. Dwyer and others relative to exempting certain school stadiums from plumbing regulations. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.187 HD2749 By Representative Ferguson of Holden and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 187) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to the issuance of tenant/host brewer licenses for the purpose of producing and packaging beer. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.201 HD2270 By Representative Hill of Ipswich and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 201) of Bradford R. Hill, Bruce E. Tarr and others for legislation to require physicians and physicians assistants to certify being trained in eating disorders when applying to renew their licenses. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.230 HD226 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 230) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to allow non-profits and charities to purchase alcohol from retail package stores for use at charitable events. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.232 SD919 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 232) of Karen E. Spilka, Josh S. Cutler, Jason M. Lewis, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage small business growth in the Commonwealth. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.244 HD2066 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 244) of Jerald A. Parisella and others relative to exempting certain school stadiums from plumbing regulations. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.255 HD2780 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 255) of Denise Provost and others relative to local control of liquor licenses. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.300 HD1704 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 300) of Aaron Vega and others for legislation to establish a Commonwealth underutilized building repair fund within the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.307 HD449 By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 307) of F. Jay Barrows and others for legislation to direct the Department of Education to include a course in civics as a high school graduation requirement. Education.
S.322 SD1648 By Ms. O'Connor Ives, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 322) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Jason M. Lewis, Benjamin Swan, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation related to unfunded mandates on public schools. Education.
H.343 HD2582 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 343) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to increasing voting opportunities and online voter registration awareness in public schools. Education.
H.351 HD1609 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 351) of James J. Dwyer and others for legislation to establish a educational mandate working group. Education.
H.360 HD1479 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 360) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to student online information protection policies. Education.
H.370 HD1990 By Representatives Frost of Auburn and Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 370) of Paul K. Frost and others relative to the authority of school districts to be exempt from a certain standardized exam. Education.
H.376 HD2208 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 376) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to impose a moratorium on all new mandated education programs. Education.
H.386 HD2207 By Messrs. Gordon of Bedford and Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 386) of Kenneth I. Gordon, James M. Cantwell and others relative to social media password privacy for school students. Education.
S.389 SD1543 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 389) of Richard J. Ross, Shawn Dooley, Leonard Mirra, Stephen L. DiNatale and other members of the General Court for legislation to require photo identification to receive a ballot. Election Laws.
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.
H.402 HD2263 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 402) of Bradford R. Hill and others that current employee and retiree health care costs shall be included in the calculation of the foundation budget for school districts. Education.
H.403 HD2273 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 403) of Bradford R. Hill and others relative to total amounts distributed to cities and town for the purpose of education. Education.
S.439 SD466 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 439) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Lori A. Ehrlich, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure continued humane animal care and protect family farms in Massachusetts. 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.450 HD2040 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 450) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for legislation to provide reimbursements for certain informational technology enhancements in compliance with the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career. Education.
H.508 HD1411 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 508) of Chris Walsh, Leonard Mirra and Jonathan Hecht relative to greater transparency and accountability for out of district placement costs. Education.
H.537 HD2086 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 537) of Cory Atkins and others relative to accountability for certain corporate political activities. Election Laws.
H.557 HD616 By Miss Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 557) of Colleen M. Garry and Leonard Mirra relative to the identification requirements for voters. Election Laws.
H.564 HD2268 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 564) of Bradford R. Hill and others for legislation to require applicants for voter registration to show proof of identification. Election Laws.
H.591 HD2812 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 591) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others for legislation to require valid identification when casting provisional ballots. Election Laws.
H.595 HD1295 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 595) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to proof of valid identification at voting polls. Election Laws.
S.675 SD425 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 675) of Michael O. Moore, Ryan C. Fattman, Leah Cole, Leonard Mirra and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to open textbooks. Higher Education.
H.691 HD2765 By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 691) of Steven S. Howitt and others relative to the installation of septic tank pipes. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.731 HD2007 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 731) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for legislation to establish an advisory committee on the protection of honeybees in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.773 HD1184 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 773) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to regulate the cultivation of industrial hemp. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.778 HD415 By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 778) of Brian M. Ashe, Leonard Mirra and Chris Walsh for legislation to abolish the Auto Damage Appraiser Licensing Board within the Division of Insurance. Financial Services.
S.793 SD1765 By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 793) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Timothy R. Whelan, Susan Williams Gifford, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify procedures for the custodial protection by law enforcement and court officials of a child requiring assistance. The Judiciary.
S.810 SD1105 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 810) of James B. Eldridge, Jonathan D. Zlotnik, Michael O. Moore, Sean Garballey and other members of the General Court for legislation to expunge the records of persons falsely accused and juveniles. The Judiciary.
S.817 SD1205 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 817) of Ryan C. Fattman, Leonard Mirra, Shaunna L. O'Connell, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to strengthening identity theft law. The Judiciary.
S.890 SD1556 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 890) of Richard J. Ross, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Leonard Mirra, Angelo M. Scaccia and other members of the General Court for legislation to require that eminent domain takings be for public use purposes and defining the term public use. The Judiciary.
S.893 SD1571 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 893) of Richard J. Ross, Leonard Mirra, Robert L. Hedlund and Viriato M. deMacedo for legislation relative to employee records. The Judiciary.
S.900 SD968 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 900) of Karen E. Spilka, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Josh S. Cutler, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to expungement of criminal or juvenile records for individuals who committed offenses as children or young adults. 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.907 SD1264 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 907) of Bruce E. Tarr, Leonard Mirra, Viriato M. deMacedo and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation relative to rape of a child by force. The Judiciary.
S.908 SD1269 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 908) of Bruce E. Tarr, Leonard Mirra, Viriato M. deMacedo and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to sexual deviants. 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.927 SD1422 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 927) of Bruce E. Tarr, Leonard Mirra, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to out of state sex offenders. The Judiciary.
H.979 HD1730 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 979) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to hospital profit transparency and fairness and the establishment of a Medicaid reimbursement enhancement fund. Health Care Financing.
H.1039 HD1067 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1039) of Daniel M. Donahue and others for legislation to create a fiscal incentive program for veterans to pursue degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Higher Education.
S.1047 SD575 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1047) of Joan B. Lovely, Michael O. Moore, Leonard Mirra, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase access to mental health services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1049 SD503 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1049) of Michael O. Moore, Jose F. Tosado, Leonard Mirra, Timothy R. Whelan and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate synthetic heroin. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1091 HD1598 By Mr. DeCoste of Norwell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1091) of David F. DeCoste and others for legislation to clarify the definition of affordable housing to include mobile homes. Housing.
H.1095 HD2062 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1095) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to grant preference to veterans in all state-aided housing projects in the Commonwealth. Housing.
H.1096 HD2746 By Mr. Fennell of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1096) of Robert F. Fennell, Leonard Mirra and Chris Walsh relative to relief in a tenant counterclaim. Housing.
S.1096 SD1610 By Ms. O'Connor Ives, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1096) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Linda Dean Campbell, Leonard Mirra and Diana DiZoglio for legislation to create a commission to study the effects of unfunded mandates on municipalities. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1097 HD808 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1097) of John V. Fernandes and others for legislation to include certain single family housing units and condominium units under the definition of affordable housing. Housing.
H.1103 HD2209 By Ms. Gifford of Wareham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1103) of Susan Williams Gifford and others relative to the definition of low and moderate income housing. Housing.
S.1103 SD974 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1103) of Karen E. Spilka, Timothy R. Madden, Josh S. Cutler, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animals during pet sales. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1121 HD739 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1121) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to establishing a lottery process in selecting buyers and/or renters for low and moderate income housing units. Housing.
S.1142 SD943 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1142) of James B. Eldridge and Leonard Mirra for legislation relative to emergency and disaster planning for health care providers. Public Health.
H.1146 HD1171 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1146) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to include Section 8 housing vouchers as an affordable housing type. Housing.
H.1147 HD1464 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1147) of Chris Walsh and Leonard Mirra relative to applications for low or moderate income housing. Housing.
H.1148 HD3316 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1148) of James Arciero and others for legislation relative to the asset forfeiture of child pornography. The Judiciary.
S.1193 SD451 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1193) of Michael O. Moore, Leonard Mirra, Chris Walsh, Brian M. Ashe and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to dental hygienists. Public Health.
S.1198 SD529 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1198) of Michael O. Moore, Leonard Mirra, Timothy R. Whelan, Leah Cole and other members of the General Court relative to firearm license fees. Public Health.
S.1218 SD422 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1218) of Michael F. Rush, Michael O. Moore, Paul McMurtry, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to liability protection for disaster volunteers. Public Health.
H.1248 HD2676 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1248) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to expunge the records of persons falsely accused and juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.1249 HD2401 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1249) of Daniel Cullinane and others relative to criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
H.1256 HD357 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1256) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to data derived from technology used for toll collections. The Judiciary.
H.1270 HD2308 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1270) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to expunge the records of persons falsely accused and juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.1274 HD1521 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Hedlund, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1274) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to establish a penalty for the mistreatment of elephants. The Judiciary.
H.1275 HD1935 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Lewis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1275) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to prevent trafficking in ivory and rhino horns. The Judiciary.
S.1287 SD537 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1287) of Michael O. Moore, Leonard Mirra, Timothy R. Whelan, Leah Cole and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize the Colonel of the State Police, or persons authorized by him, to issue temporary license to carry firearms to certain nonresidents. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1300 SD1435 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1300) of Bruce E. Tarr, Leonard Mirra, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and others for legislation to require payment by certain prisoners of the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1337 HD3508 By Miss Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1337) of Colleen M. Garry and others relative to the penalties for protests intentionally blocking or preventing access to a public roadway or highway. The Judiciary.
S.1359 SD1305 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1359) of Ryan C. Fattman, Leonard Mirra and Kevin J. Kuros for an investigation by a special commission of the feasibility of replacing the defined benefit pension plan for public employees with a defined contribution plan for future employees. Public Service.
H.1375 HD2229 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1375) of Bradford R. Hill and others relative to holding habitual, violent offenders responsible for simultaneous crimes. The Judiciary.
H.1376 HD2230 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1376) of Bradford R. Hill and others relative to certain habitual offenders. The Judiciary.
H.1378 HD2240 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1378) of Bradford R. Hill and others relative to notices to notaries public and justices of the peace prior to the expiration of their commissions. The Judiciary.
H.1385 HD2512 By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1385) of Steven S. Howitt and others for legislation to establish an animal abuse registry. The Judiciary.
S.1468 SD1202 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1468) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Thomas A. Golden, Jr., Paul W. Mark, Aaron Vega and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to building real incentives for college savings. Revenue.
S.1469 SD1316 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1469) of Eileen M. Donoghue, James B. Eldridge, Leonard Mirra, Bruce E. Tarr and others for legislation to encourage employee student loan assistance. Revenue.
S.1471 SD1445 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1471) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Leonard Mirra, Anne M. Gobi, Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation relative to a tax credit for hiring recent graduates. Revenue.
H.1472 HD3269 By Mr. Lyons of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1472) of James J. Lyons, Jr. and others for legislation to increase penalties for heroin trafficking. The Judiciary.
H.1489 HD162 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1489) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the liability of farmers' markets. The Judiciary.
H.1492 HD874 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1492) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the donations of leftover food by restaurants and cafeterias. The Judiciary.
H.1494 HD54 By Mr. Miceli of Wilmington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1494) of James R. Miceli and others relative to reinstituting capital punishment in the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.1505 HD1675 By Mr. Murphy of Weymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1505) of James M. Murphy and others relative to penalties for impeding or disrupting a public way. The Judiciary.
H.1511 HD2678 By Mr. Nangle of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1511) of David M. Nangle and others relative to the crime of intentionally obstructing vehicular of pedestrian traffic upon a public way. The Judiciary.
H.1522 HD2937 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1522) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others relative to the awarding of treble damages for lost wages in certain civil actions. The Judiciary.
S.1527 SD539 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1527) of Michael O. Moore, Leonard Mirra, Timothy R. Whelan, Leah Cole and other members of the General Court for legislation to automatically reduce the sales tax if certain revenue growth is exceeded. Revenue.
H.1531 HD1776 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1531) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy. The Judiciary.
S.1549 SD1615 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1549) of Richard J. Ross, Leonard Mirra, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a municipal gas tax exemption. Revenue.
S.1553 SD1846 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1553) of Richard J. Ross, Viriato M. deMacedo, Leonard Mirra, Timothy R. Madden and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote conservation through oyster shell recycling. Revenue.
H.1555 HD1371 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1555) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to impose a penalty for the confinement of farm animals in a manner that does not allow them to turn around freely, lie down, stand up, and fully extend their limbs. The Judiciary.
H.1558 HD2117 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1558) of David M. Rogers and others relative to the penalties for inducing a minor to engage in, agree to engage in or offer to engage in prostitution or sexual conduct. The Judiciary.
H.1561 HD3436 By Representative Rogers of Cambridge and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1561) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to legalize marijuana and establish a tax on the cannabis industry. The Judiciary.
H.1567 HD3070 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1567) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others relative to the penalty for the transmission of indecent visual depictions by persons less than eighteen years. The Judiciary.
S.1587 SD1567 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1587) of Bruce E. Tarr, Leonard Mirra, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce the sales tax to 5%. Revenue.
S.1590 SD1585 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1590) of Bruce E. Tarr, Leonard Mirra and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to provide local property tax relief. Revenue.
S.1598 SD1651 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1598) of Bruce E. Tarr, Leonard Mirra, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation to create an angel investment tax credit. Revenue.
H.1603 HD1842 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1603) of Theodore C. Speliotis, Leah Cole and Leonard Mirra for legislation to transfer the jurisdiction of the towns of Danvers and Middleton from the Salem District Court to the Peabody District Court. The Judiciary.
H.1621 HD1979 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1621) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to establish the Massachusetts prisoner bone marrow donation program. The Judiciary.
S.1633 SD1088 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1633) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Mary S. Keefe, Carmine L. Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve access to public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1654 HD1175 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1654) of Chris Walsh and others relative to requiring the use of escrow accounts during rent disputes. The Judiciary.
H.1670 HD1156 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1670) of Timothy R. Whelan and others for legislation to increase penalties for the distribution of heroin. The Judiciary.
H.1671 HD1874 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1671) of Timothy R. Whelan and others for legislation to increase penalties for distribution and trafficking of oxycodone and derivatives of oxycodone. The Judiciary.
H.1672 HD1951 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1672) of Timothy R. Whelan and others for legislation to the penalty for blocking public ways and disrupting traffic. The Judiciary.
H.1673 HD2011 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1673) of Timothy R. Whelan and others relative to the penalties for motor vehicle operators refusing to stop for a police officer. The Judiciary.
S.1694 SD490 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1694) of Michael O. Moore, Leonard Mirra, Mary S. Keefe, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to define fraud in the public bidding process. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1698 SD1121 By Ms. O'Connor Ives, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1698) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Steven S. Howitt, Leonard Mirra, Brian M. Ashe and others for legislation relative to fair access to surplus state equipment. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1723 SD1236 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1723) of Bruce E. Tarr and Leonard Mirra for legislation to direct the Commissioner of Fisheries, Wildlife and Recreational Vehicles to convey certain land in Newbury to Richard J. Boudreau and Pauline C. Boudreau. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. [Local Approval Received.]
H.1731 HD1510 By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1731) of Kevin J. Kuros and others relative to wages paid to persons under eighteen years of age. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1731 SD1685 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1731) of Bruce E. Tarr, Carolyn C. Dykema, Steven S. Howitt, Leonard Mirra and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to zero-based budgeting and budget transparency. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1736 SD1694 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1736) of Bruce E. Tarr, Leonard Mirra, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote private sector job growth and reduce state spending. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1743 HD2246 By Mr. McKenna of Webster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1743) of Joseph D. McKenna and others for legislation to establish a civilian conservation corps promoting community service by the long-term unemployed. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1754 HD2939 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1754) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others relative to the payment of wages to self-employed contractors of services. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1755 HD3500 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1755) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others relative to the definitions of and profile of independent contractors. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1759 HD1981 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1759) of Keiko M. Orrall and others relative to disqualifying certain individuals from receiving unemployment insurance benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1778 SD530 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1778) of Jason M. Lewis, Jose F. Tosado, Michael J. Barrett, Leonard Mirra and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to utility data transparency and access. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1794 HD1026 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1794) of Kay Khan and others relative to further regulating emergency restraint and hospitalization of persons poising risk of serious harm by reason of mental illness. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1803 HD1944 By Mr. Lyons of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1803) of James J. Lyons, Jr. and others relative to the minimum reimbursement rate for adult residential behavioral health and addiction treatment. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1845 HD806 By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1845) of Steven S. Howitt and others relative to establishing a special commission to study the effects of unfunded mandates on municipalities. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1851 HD1426 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1851) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to borrowing by municipalities. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1857 HD1943 By Mr. Lyons of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1857) of James J. Lyons, Jr. and others for legislation to allow municipalities to exempt small projects from the prevailing wage law. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1869 SD969 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1869) of Richard J. Ross, Ryan C. Fattman, Shawn Dooley, Susan Williams Gifford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to preserving public safety and preventing trespassing on state highways. Transportation.
H.1879 HD2536 By Mr. Zlotnik of Gardner, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1879) of Jonathan D. Zlotnik and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to invest in credit unions. Municipalities and Regional Government.
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.1908 HD1327 By Ms. Cole of Peabody, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1908) of Leah Cole and others relative to the reduction of medication waste. Public Health.
H.1925 HD1644 By Mr. Diehl of Whitman, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1925) of Geoff Diehl and others relative to establishing provisions for the return of expired pharmaceuticals. Public Health.
H.1941 HD972 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1941) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others that the Department of Public Health implement a food labeling program for commercially caught, landed and sold saltwater fish. Public Health.
H.1973 HD45 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1973) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to the modernization of optometric patient care. Public Health.
H.1978 HD810 By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1978) of Steven S. Howitt and Leonard Mirra relative to exempting barber shops from certain system sewage flow design criteria. Public Health.
H.1991 HD1674 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1991) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to providing care and comfort for the terminally ill. Public Health.
H.1996 HD2782 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1996) of Kay Khan and others relative to further regulating health care costs and the dispensing of controlled substances. Public Health.
H.1997 HD2831 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1997) of Kay Khan and others relative to sports medicine professionals. Public Health.
H.2000 HD3147 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2000) of Kay Khan and others relative to the services provided by dental hygenists. Public Health.
H.2046 HD1899 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2046) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for the establishment of a special commission on the eye care and vision health needs of the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.2106 HD3024 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2106) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to uniform use of deadly force guidelines. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2120 HD1945 By Mr. D'Emilia of Bridgewater, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2120) of Angelo L. D'Emilia and others for legislation to allow for the lawful sale of inert ammunition components from certain out of state vendors to lawfully licensed Massachusetts gun owners. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2122 HD827 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2122) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to firearm licensing requirements. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2148 HD1404 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2148) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the recovery of emergency response costs for search and rescue operations. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2189 HD129 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2189) of Aaron Vega and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the application of building codes when existing structures in gateway cities are converted to a mixed-use development. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2253 HD1335 By Mr. Crighton of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2253) of Brendan P. Crighton and others relative to killed-in-the-line-of duty benefits for certain public employees. Public Service.
H.2257 HD780 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2257) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to providing smoking cessation programs for certain police officers and fire fighters. Public Service.
H.2283 HD2553 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2283) of Peter J. Durant and others relative to municipal retirement and health insurance benefits. Public Service.
H.2368 HD2183 By Mr. McKenna of Webster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2368) of Joseph D. McKenna and others for an investigation by a special commission of the feasibility of replacing the defined benefit pension plan for public employees with a defined contribution plan for future employees. Public Service.
H.2446 HD448 By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2446) of F. Jay Barrows and others relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices purchased with a service contract. Revenue.
H.2447 HD836 By Messrs. Barrows of Mansfield and Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2447) of F. Jay Barrows, Steven S. Howitt and others for legislation to provide for an income tax credit for expenditures for the design, construction, repair or replacement of failed cesspool or septic systems. Revenue.
H.2454 HD2722 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2454) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to provide tax credits for the rehabilitation of historic properties for mixed commercial and residential uses. Revenue.
H.2473 HD613 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2473) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to angel investor tax credits. Revenue.
H.2474 HD3231 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2474) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to enhance the investment tax credit. Revenue.
H.2475 HD234 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2475) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices. Revenue.
H.2477 HD1234 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2477) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to tax havens. Revenue.
H.2489 HD2349 By Mr. Dooley of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2489) of Shawn Dooley and others relative to the estate tax code. Revenue.
H.2490 HD1607 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2490) of James J. Dwyer and others for legislation to direct the Commissioner of Revenue to annually designate a sales tax holiday. Revenue.
H.2495 HD1911 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2495) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to the tax on gross gaming revenues, the waiting period for certain former public officials to be employed by gaming licensees and prohibiting financial assistance from state funds for gaming licensees. Revenue.
H.2517 HD668 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2517) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices purchased with a service contract. Revenue.
H.2524 HD557 By Mr. Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2524) of Carmine L. Gentile and others for legislation to allow municipalities to exempt up to fifty percent of real estate taxes for seniors whose annual property taxes exceed ten percent of their annual income. Revenue.
H.2533 HD2238 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2533) of Bradford R. Hill and others for legislation to exempt certain persons who are part of the curatorship program within state parks from paying real estate property taxes. Revenue.
H.2534 HD2266 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2534) of Bradford R. Hill and others relative to the property tax deferral program. Revenue.
H.2542 HD1006 By Representative Howitt of Seekonk and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2542) of Steven S. Howitt, Michael J. Rodrigues and others relative to Title V income tax credit reform of financial aid for homeowners who have incurred costs for the repair or replacement of failed septic systems. Revenue.
H.2543 HD2513 By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2543) of Steven S. Howitt and others relative to industrial zoned small business property tax exemption. Revenue.
H.2544 HD2514 By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2544) of Steven S. Howitt and others for legislation to establish a senior citizen volunteer property tax reduction. Revenue.
H.2547 HD2330 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2547) of Randy Hunt and others for legislation to authorize income tax filers to make voluntary contributions to the Massachusetts Cultural Development Fund on their annual income tax returns. Revenue.
H.2548 HD2902 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2548) of Randy Hunt and others relative to the calculation of net worth in determining corporate excise taxes. Revenue.
H.2549 HD2915 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2549) of Randy Hunt, David F. DeCoste and Leonard Mirra relative to the determination of sales income for corporate excise tax purposes. Revenue.
H.2566 HD523 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2566) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to updating non-taxable medical supplies. Revenue.
H.2587 HD2943 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Creem, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2587) of Stephen Kulik, Cynthia Stone Creem and others for legislation to further regulate expenditures for mortgages from the Community Preservation Trust Fund. Revenue.
H.2596 HD431 By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2596) of Marc T. Lombardo and others relative to establishing a meals tax holiday. Revenue.
H.2597 HD786 By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2597) of Marc T. Lombardo and others for legislation to lower the sales tax to five per cent. Revenue.
H.2598 HD795 By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2598) of Marc T. Lombardo and others relative to reducing the income tax to 5 per cent. Revenue.
H.2600 HD841 By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2600) of Marc T. Lombardo and others for legislation to exempt municipalities from the gas tax. Revenue.
H.2613 HD407 By Messrs. McMurtry of Dedham and Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2613) of Paul McMurtry, Aaron Vega and others relative to exempting certain school supply expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers from the income tax. Revenue.
H.2614 HD550 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2614) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation exempt sales of living trees used in commercial and residential landscapes from the sales tax. Revenue.
H.2642 HD2967 By Representative O'Connell of Taunton and Senator Fattman, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2642) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others for legislation to exempt certain inventory from taxation. Revenue.
H.2654 HD498 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2654) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others exempting agencies of the Commonwealth and cities and towns from payment of the tax imposed on the sale of gasoline. Revenue.
H.2664 HD1284 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2664) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to the corporate excise tax. Revenue.
H.2670 HD2162 By Mr. Rogers of Norwood, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2670) of John H. Rogers and others relative to the sales tax on bundled cellular telephone transactions. Revenue.
H.2694 HD1174 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2694) of Chris Walsh and others relative to establishing a tax incentive for small property improvements. Revenue.
H.2696 HD1401 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2696) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to provide tax deductions for contributions to certain college savings plans. Revenue.
H.2701 HD2538 By Mr. Zlotnik of Gardner, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2701) of Jonathan D. Zlotnik and others relative to the taxation of inventory. 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.2747 HD1519 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2747) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor setting aside the month of May as the official month of kindness. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2753 HD2243 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2753) of Bradford R. Hill and others for legislation to make the General Court subject to the open meeting law. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2754 HD2254 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2754) of Bradford R. Hill and others relative to accessible electronic information technology for persons with disabilities. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2755 HD2265 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2755) of Bradford R. Hill and others for legislation to impose a fine for public officials in noncompliance with allowing access to public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2772 HD1190 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2772) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to the storage and dissemination of certain public records in an electronic format. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2778 HD1585 By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2778) of Kevin J. Kuros and others for legislation to establish a sunset commission to periodically review government agencies and authorities. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2782 HD63 By Mr. Madden of Nantucket, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2782) of Timothy R. Madden and others for legislation to designate the month of October as Farm to School Month in the Commonwealth and to strategize opportunities to spread farm-to-school programs statewide. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2785 HD2194 By Mr. McKenna of Webster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2785) of Joseph D. McKenna and others for legislation to eliminate privatization contracts. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2799 HD2932 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2799) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others for legislation to require the biennial review of rules and regulations with an economic impact small businesses. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2802 HD3551 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2802) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for legislation to establish a commission to research and assess opportunities to increase accessibility to the Code of Massachusetts Regulations. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2804 HD1293 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2804) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to the disclosure of relations to state employees by candidates for employment. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2817 HD69 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2817) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to prohibit the use of state funds to purchase bottled water. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2834 HD3125 By Mr. Timilty of Milton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2834) of Walter F. Timilty and others relative to flying the flag of the Commonwealth at half-staff annually to honor the victims of the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2846 HD1848 By Mrs. Whipps Lee of Athol, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2846) of Susannah M. Whipps Lee and others relative to public meeting exemptions for the General Court. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2858 HD387 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2858) of Edward F. Coppinger and others relative to transparency in private utility construction contracts. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2865 HD742 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2865) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to promote storm resistant utility infrastructure upgrades. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2866 HD748 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2866) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to regulate the establishment of municipal lighting plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2871 HD1505 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2871) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to gas leak repairs during road projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2883 HD3251 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2883) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to establish a framework for consumer electricity rate savings and to make certain other changes in law. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2884 HD2276 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2884) of Bradford R. Hill and others that the the Department of Energy Resources establish and administer a grant program providing rebates for purchases of qualifying plug-in electric vehicles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2885 HD735 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2885) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Telecommunications and Cable and the Department of Public Utilities to regulate the use of double utility poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2925 HD3463 By Messrs. Moran of Boston and Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2925) of Byron Rushing and others for the establishment of a Massachusetts 2024 commission on the summer Olympic games. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2980 HD1616 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2980) of James J. Dwyer, Leonard Mirra and Stephen Kulik relative to operating a motor vehicle after a suspension or revocation of license. Transportation.
H.2987 HD1532 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2987) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others for legislation to prohibit the charging of fees by the Registry of Motor Vehicles for the answering of certain common questions. Transportation.
H.2988 HD733 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2988) of John V. Fernandes and others for legislation to eliminate the annual fee for veterans distinctive license plates. Transportation.
H.2991 HD877 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2991) of John V. Fernandes and others that the Registrar of Motor Vehicles be authorized issue a distinctive registration plate indicating support for the Boy Scouts of America on the occasion of their centennial anniversary. Transportation.
H.3009 HD1587 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3009) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to license plate tracking. Transportation.
H.3039 HD2584 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3039) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to motor vehicle license suspension record privacy. Transportation.
H.3055 HD3498 By Representative O'Connell of Taunton and Senator Hedlund, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3055) of Shaunna L. O'Connell, Robert L. Hedlund and others relative to motor vehicle license requirements. Transportation.
H.3073 HD2137 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3073) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to define and further protect vulnerable persons on the roads of the Commonwealth. Transportation.
H.3139 HD2237 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3139) of Bradford R. Hill and others that the Department of Housing and Community Development allow preference to veterans from other community over a local residents. 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.3163 HD3250 By Mr. Rosa of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3163) of Dennis A. Rosa and others relative to veterans preference for public housing. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3175 HD1179 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3175) of Chris Walsh and others relative to providing veterans' bonuses to certain regular soldiers who served on active duty in support of the Persian Gulf War. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3213 HD2324 By Mr. Dooley of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3213) of Shawn Dooley and others relative to septic system licensing. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3216 HD2880 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3216) of Denise Provost and others relative to direct mailings. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3230 HD2338 By Mr. Dooley of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3230) of Shawn Dooley and others relative to campaign contributions of foreign persons, corporations or entities. Election Laws.
H.3231 HD2341 By Mr. Dooley of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3231) of Shawn Dooley and others relative to the availability of voter lists. Election Laws.
H.3232 HD2346 By Mr. Dooley of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3232) of Shawn Dooley and others relative to election record keeping. Election Laws.
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.3253 HD2301 By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3253) of Kevin J. Kuros and others relative to the liability of historical preservation organization employees. The Judiciary.
H.3270 HD2735 By Mr. Boldyga of Southwick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3270) of Nicholas A. Boldyga and others for legislation to authorize terminally ill patients to consent to treatment by investigational drugs, biological products or devices. Public Health.
H.3295 HD2894 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3295) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to establish a college tuition tax deduction. Revenue.
H.3318 HD2552 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by resolution, House, No. 3318) of Peter J. Durant and others for the adoption of resolutions calling upon the Congress of the United States to convene a Constitutional Convention. Veterans and Federal Affairs.

Personal Information

Profession: Small businessman
Children: 2
Religion: Catholic
Interests: Current events, economics, fishing, organic gardening

Career Highlights

  • Mirra Co. Inc. 1986
  • Started another company, “T and M” which does outdoor publicity displays

Education & Public Service

  • Boston College, class of ‘86
  • Woburn High School, class of ‘82
Second Essex, consiting of Boxford: Precincts 2, 3; Georgetown; Groveland; Haverhill: Ward 4: Precinct 3, Ward 7: Precinct 3; Merrimac; Newbury; West Newbury