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Marcos A. Devers Representative

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Marcos A. Devers

Addresses

State House
Room 146
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2011
Fax: 617-727-2238
Email: Marcos.Devers@mahouse.gov
Bill Docket Bill Title
H.114 HD872 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 114) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a pilot program to provide educational and training programs to low-income families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.115 HD1012 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 115) of Kay Khan and Marcos A. Devers relative to the appropriate and safe placement for certain children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.116 HD1030 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 116) of Kay Khan, Marcos A. Devers and Stanley C. Rosenberg relative to state agency assessment for safe and appropriate placement for certain children . Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.117 HD1204 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 117) of Kay Khan and Marcos A. Devers for legislation to require the Department of Children and Families to provide notice to counsel of changes in a child’s or a young adult’s placement and other events. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.118 HD1440 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 118) of Kay Khan and others relative to sibling visits in child welfare cases. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.119 HD1566 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 119) of Kay Khan and Marcos A. Devers for an investigation by a special commission relative to the misclassification and misdiagnosis of former residents of the Fernald State School. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.120 HD1568 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 120) of Kay Khan, Denise Andrews and Marcos A. Devers requiring child and parent involvement in permanency and placement planning. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.121 HD1576 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 121) of Kay Khan and others relative to the authority of the Disabled Persons Protection Commission. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.122 HD1592 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 122) of Kay Khan and others for legislation relative to reckless endangerment of persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.123 HD1595 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 123) of Kay Khan, Marcos A. Devers and Denise Provost relative to child placement enforcement by the Department of Early Education and Care. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.124 HD3297 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 124) of Kay Khan and others relative to hearings in the Department of Children and Families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.125 HD1722 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 125) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish a home visiting program to provide culturally sensitive services to eligible parents, infants and children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.148 HD2643 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 148) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to personal care services to persons with disabilities or seniors under the MassHealth program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.235 SD980 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 235) of Barry R. Finegold, Frank A. Moran, Christopher G. Fallon, George N. Peterson, Jr. and other members of the General Court to further narrow the achievement gap. Education.
S.260 SD1264 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 260) of Anthony W. Petruccelli, James J. O'Day, Sal N. DiDomenico, Marcos A. Devers and other members of the General Court for legislation to include the history of working people and the labor movement in the United States in the public school curriculum. Education.
H.311 HD3318 By Representative Cabral of New Bedford and Senator Downing, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 311) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Benjamin B. Downing and others for legislation to promote transformative development in gateway cities. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.327 SD1562 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 327) of Barry R. Finegold, Sal N. DiDomenico, Frank I. Smizik, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform election laws. Election Laws.
H.354 HD983 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 354) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to the formula for district reimbursement through the special education circuit breaker. Education.
H.355 HD988 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 355) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to establishing an insurance program for municipalities in relation to special education costs. Education.
H.385 HD322 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 385) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to an alternate MCAS completion plan for students with certain disabilities. Education.
H.389 HD3058 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 389) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to requiring mandatory physical education for all students in grades K-12. Education.
H.394 HD2594 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 394) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to include the history of working people and the labor movement in the United States in the public school curriculum. Education.
H.436 HD1682 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 436) of Kay Khan, Ruth B. Balser and Marcos A. Devers relative to the school breakfast program. Education.
H.477 HD2656 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 477) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to improve quality in early education centers and providing better access to quality early education and care. Education.
H.478 HD2685 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 478) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others that physical education be a required subject in all grades for all students in public schools and charter schools. Education.
H.539 HD1338 By Representatives Canavan of Brockton and Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 539) of Christine E. Canavan and others for legislation to provide education and training concerning Alzheimer's and related disorders to employees of assisted-living facilities. Elder Affairs.
H.544 HD418 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 544) of Kay Khan and others relative to personal care or managerial services contracts for families caring for elderly relatives. Elder Affairs.
H.545 HD1602 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 545) of Kay Khan and others relative to residential habilitation services for individuals age sixty or older. Elder Affairs.
S.557 SD754 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 557) of Marc R. Pacheco, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, Walter F. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to patient safety. Health Care Financing.
S.730 SD809 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 730) of Barry R. Finegold and Marcos A. Devers for legislation relative to the asset forfeiture of child pornography. The Judiciary.
S.878 SD752 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 878) of Marc R. Pacheco, Daniel A. Wolf, Michael D. Brady, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.882 SD488 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 882) of Anthony W. Petruccelli, Katherine M. Clark, Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a domestic workers bill of rights. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.900 SD861 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 900) of Daniel A. Wolf, Patricia D. Jehlen, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish earned paid sick time. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.901 SD862 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 901) of Daniel A. Wolf, James J. O'Day, Sal N. DiDomenico, Marcos A. Devers and other members of the General Court for legislation to modernize and protect the unemployment insurance system. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.921 HD1559 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 921) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to include licensed rehabilitation counselors in the definition of licensed mental health professionals. Financial Services.
H.932 HD419 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 932) of Kay Khan and others relative to anesthesia insurance coverage for children hospitalized for dental treatment. Financial Services.
H.933 HD420 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 933) of Kay Khan and others relative to health insurance for human service providers and their employees. Financial Services.
H.934 HD443 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 934) of Kay Khan and others that the Division of Insurance submit a plan providing for a long term care insurance partnership program. Financial Services.
H.935 HD447 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 935) of Kay Khan, Marcos A. Devers and Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. relative to the protection of consumers in the purchasing and administration of health care insurance. Financial Services.
H.936 HD450 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 936) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to further define adverse determinations by insurers. Financial Services.
H.937 HD451 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 937) of Kay Khan and others relative to requiring that certain health insurance policies include coverage for eating disorders. Financial Services.
H.939 HD1690 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 939) of Kay Khan and others relative to requiring insurance carriers to recognize nurse midwives as participating providers. Financial Services.
H.969 HD1323 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 969) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others for legislation to authorize the Commissioner of Insurance to set labor rates paid by insurance companies to auto repairers. Financial Services.
H.970 HD3042 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 970) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others relative to insurance coverage for ambulance services. Financial Services.
H.1008 HD1577 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1008) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to the annual reporting of patient safety by health care providers. Health Care Financing.
H.1009 HD1825 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1009) of Tackey Chan and others relative to a review of MassHealth payment rates for adult foster care services by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Health Care Financing.
S.1014 SD814 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1014) of Barry R. Finegold, Bruce E. Tarr and Marcos A. Devers for legislation to administer medication in nursing homes. Public Health.
H.1031 HD1579 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1031) of Kay Khan and others providing for supportive living services for brain-injured individuals. Health Care Financing.
H.1094 HD3238 By Mr. Binienda of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1094) of John J. Binienda and others for legislation to further enhance efficiency and accountability of operations at local housing authorities. Housing.
S.1135 SD1116 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1135) of James B. Eldridge, Anthony W. Petruccelli, Patricia D. Jehlen, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation to restore community trust in Massachusetts law enforcement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1136 HD434 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1136) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to require the posting of certain contact information of municipal housing authority commissioners. Housing.
S.1136 SD981 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1136) of Barry R. Finegold, Colleen M. Garry and Marcos A. Devers for legislation relative to the protection of children. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1146 HD2663 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1146) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to public housing innovation program. Housing.
H.1156 HD1870 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1156) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing. Housing.
H.1171 HD3236 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1171) of James Arciero and others relative to the registration of certain sex offenders. The Judiciary.
H.1174 HD3247 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1174) of James Arciero and others relative to the Sex Offender Registry Board. The Judiciary.
H.1197 HD869 By Mr. Basile of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1197) of Carlo Basile and others relative to the classification of sex offenders who assault children as level 2 or 3 offenders. The Judiciary.
H.1230 HD1195 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1230) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to providing protection from child enticement. The Judiciary.
H.1231 HD1231 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1231) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to providing further protection from photographing, videotaping or electronically surveilling a partially nude or nude child. The Judiciary.
H.1252 HD1835 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1252) of Tackey Chan and others for legislation to regulate sex offender registration in the 21st century. The Judiciary.
H.1275 HD2774 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1275) of Edward F. Coppinger and others relative to penalties and submission of DNA samples for domestic violence. The Judiciary.
S.1313 SD555 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1313) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Thomas P. Kennedy, James B. Eldridge, Michael Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to invest in our communities and tax exemptions. Revenue.
S.1336 SD818 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1336) of Barry R. Finegold, Colleen M. Garry and Marcos A. Devers for legislation relative to a tax credit for the hiring of veterans. Revenue.
H.1376 HD1326 By Mr. Henriquez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1376) of Carlos Henriquez and others for legislation to establish a task force (including members of the General Court) relative to sentencing and enforcement of gang-related crimes. The Judiciary.
H.1377 HD1558 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1377) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to the classification of sex offenders diagnosed as pedophiles by a licensed mental health clinician. The Judiciary.
H.1381 HD3288 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1381) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to the registration of sex offenders moving into the Commonwealth from another state. The Judiciary.
H.1383 HD3429 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1383) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to the reporting sex offender treatment program outcomes by the Commissioner of Department of Corrections and the Department of Youth Services. The Judiciary.
H.1430 HD440 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1430) of Kay Khan and others that the Department of Corrections issue regulations relative to the classification of prisoners. The Judiciary.
H.1431 HD442 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1431) of Kay Khan and others relative to providing written health education information to incarcerated women by correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
H.1432 HD773 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1432) of Kay Khan and others relative to youthful offenders and criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
H.1433 HD826 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1433) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to prevent shackling and promote safe pregnancies for female inmates. The Judiciary.
H.1435 HD1116 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1435) of Kay Khan and others relative to the penalty for the crime of murder in the first degree committed by persons fourteen to seventeen years of age. The Judiciary.
H.1436 HD1185 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1436) of Kay Khan and Marcos A. Devers relative to the rescinding of orders terminating parental rights. The Judiciary.
H.1437 HD1200 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1437) of Kay Khan, Denise Andrews and Marcos A. Devers relative to court review of case plans involving child custody. The Judiciary.
H.1438 HD1212 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1438) of Kay Khan and Marcos A. Devers for legislation to ensure fairness in care and protection proceedings. The Judiciary.
H.1439 HD1216 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1439) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to expedite the reunification of children under temporary custody with family members. The Judiciary.
H.1440 HD1242 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1440) of Kay Khan, Denise Andrews and Marcos A. Devers for legislation to grant the Probate and Family Court Department exclusive jurisdiction to modify or enforce orders awarding legal custody of children. The Judiciary.
H.1441 HD1446 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1441) of Kay Khan, Denise Andrews and Marcos A. Devers relative to the definition of custody in protection and care of children proceedings. The Judiciary.
H.1442 HD1452 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1442) of Kay Khan and Marcos A. Devers relative to the appointment of court investigators and the admissibility of certain reports in care and protection cases. The Judiciary.
H.1443 HD1540 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1443) of Kay Khan, Marcos A. Devers and Alice Hanlon Peisch for legislation to protect the interests of children who are subjects of restraining orders. The Judiciary.
H.1444 HD1542 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1444) of Kay Khan and others relative to the granting temporary or permanent custody to a parent when the other parent is deemed unfit. The Judiciary.
H.1445 HD1546 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1445) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to provide for the timely completion of child welfare trials. The Judiciary.
H.1446 HD1567 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1446) of Kay Khan and Marcos A. Devers relative to the membership and procedures for child fatality review teams. The Judiciary.
H.1447 HD1583 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1447) of Kay Khan and others relative to sibling visitation and court department placements. The Judiciary.
H.1448 HD1597 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1448) of Kay Khan and Marcos A. Devers relative to advertising for the placement of children under 16 years of age. The Judiciary.
S.1588 SD522 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1588) of Cynthia S. Creem, Benjamin B. Downing, Daniel A. Wolf, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to update the bottle bill . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1590 SD800 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1590) of Barry R. Finegold and Marcos A. Devers for legislation relative to expedited permitting for energy efficient buildings. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1591 SD803 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1591) of Barry R. Finegold, James B. Eldridge and Marcos A. Devers for legislation relative to comprehensive siting reform for land based wind projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1592 SD849 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1592) of Barry R. Finegold and Marcos A. Devers for legislation relative to a microgrid pilot program. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1593 SD1135 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1593) of Barry R. Finegold, James B. Eldridge and Marcos A. Devers for legislation relative to credit for thermal energy generated with renewable fuels. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1596 HD2666 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1596) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to occupants remaining in residences after the sale of foreclosed properties. The Judiciary.
H.1613 HD2620 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1613) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to clarify the responsibility of law enforcement agencies to enforce federal immigration law. The Judiciary.
H.1614 HD907 By Mr. Silvia of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1614) of Alan Silvia and others relative to summary process for possession of land. The Judiciary.
H.1615 HD935 By Mr. Silvia of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1615) of Alan Silvia and others for legislation to provide legal services to small business property owners . The Judiciary.
H.1616 HD945 By Mr. Silvia of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1616) of Alan Silvia and others relative to the disposition of the personal property of tenants in actions for possession of land or tenements. The Judiciary.
H.1701 HD1891 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1701) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to increase the minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1713 HD994 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1713) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to workers' compensation to persons with permanent and total injuries. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1739 HD504 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1739) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish earned paid sick time for certain employees rendering personal care. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1750 HD2258 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1750) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to establish employment rights for certain domestic workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1759 HD2658 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1759) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to making investments in youth employment and educational pathways to employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1772 HD1048 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1772) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to unemployment insurance. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1789 HD423 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1789) of Kay Khan and others relative to mental health examinations and services for inmates of certain correctional institutions in the Commonwealth. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1790 HD425 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1790) of Kay Khan and others relative to the civil commitment of women for alcoholism and substance abuse at the Framingham Correctional Institution. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1791 HD445 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1791) of Kay Khan and others relative to juvenile mental health and substance abuse. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1792 HD510 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1792) of Kay Khan, Marcos A. Devers and Stephen L. DiNatale relative to involuntary outpatient commitment for mentally ill persons. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1793 HD1604 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1793) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to increase access to mental health services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1794 HD1658 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1794) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to ensure access to Department of Mental Health services for certain individuals with autism spectrum disorder and related conditions. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1795 HD1866 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1795) of Kay Khan and others relative to conducting a review of mental health and substance abuse services for families and children in the care of the Commonwealth. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1903 HD1335 By Representatives Canavan of Brockton and Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1903) of Christine E. Canavan, Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to providing direct care for dialysis patients. Public Health.
S.1912 SD1903 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Brian A. Joyce, Gale D. Candaras, Claire D. Cronin, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve safety at automated teller machines. Financial Services.
H.1952 HD3080 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1952) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to establishing the folic acid awareness programs for young girls and women. Public Health.
H.2005 HD428 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2005) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a nursing advisory board within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Public Health.
H.2006 HD429 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2006) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to provide for the rapid deployment of qualified nurses. Public Health.
H.2007 HD430 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2007) of Kay Khan and others relative to foods containing artificial trans fats. Public Health.
H.2008 HD446 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2008) of Kay Khan and others relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
H.2009 HD986 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2009) of Kay Khan, Paul J. Donato and others relative to further regulating health care costs and the dispensing of controlled substances. Public Health.
H.2071 HD2689 By Messrs. Sánchez of Boston and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2071) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. Public Health.
H.2104 HD2169 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2104) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to establish a palliative care and quality of life interdisciplinary advisory council. Public Health.
H.2125 HD1245 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2125) of Paul Brodeur and others for legislation to require training for police and correction officers interacting with persons with autism spectrum disorders. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2156 HD431 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2156) of Kay Khan and others relative to establishing a Massachusetts correction commission (including members of the General Court) to study, review and report on activities of the Department of Correction. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2157 HD782 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2157) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a sex offender management board within the Executive Office of Public Safety. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2200 HD2943 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2200) 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.2295 HD3228 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2295) of Diana DiZoglio and others that certain fire fighters may wear uniforms while on duty and making solicitations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Public Service.
H.2369 HD532 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2369) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to provide for equal cost-of-living adjustments to all eligible pension benefit recipients. Public Service.
H.2401 HD368 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2401) of James J. O'Day and others relative to public employees' workers compensation benefits. Public Service.
H.2403 HD371 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2403) of James J. O'Day and others relative to retirement benefits of certain employees of the Department of Children and Families. Public Service.
H.2523 HD1808 By Representative Chan of Quincy and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2523) of Tackey Chan, John F. Keenan and others for legislation to exempt veterans from paying excise tax on leased motor vehicles. Revenue.
H.2536 HD2691 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2536) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to create an angel investor tax credit. Revenue.
H.2632 HD433 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2632) of Kay Khan and others relative to establishing a substance abuse health protection fund with collections from the sale of certain alcoholic beverages . Revenue.
H.2633 HD436 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2633) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to increase the excise tax on alcoholic beverages. Revenue.
H.2634 HD527 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2634) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to create a program to reduce childhood obesity by assessing a tax on candies, confectionaries and soft drinks. Revenue.
H.2639 HD2030 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2639) of Robert M. Koczera and others relative to increasing the cap on the historic rehabilitation tax credit. Revenue.
H.2687 HD1359 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2687) of James J. O'Day and others relative to the taxation of certain income. Revenue.
H.2722 HD2664 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2722) of Jeffrey Sánchez, Marcos A. Devers and Bruce E. Tarr that cities and towns be authorized to establish special trust funds to provide for additional housing programs. Revenue.
H.2839 HD439 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2839) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to create a hospital disposition fund from the proceeds of sales of state hospitals and the crediting of such proceeds to accounts of the Department of Mental Health and the Department of Developmental Services. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2915 HD2838 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2915) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to renewable energy portfolio standard requirements. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2952 HD1689 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2952) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to double utility poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2994 HD2177 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2994) of Kay Khan and others for an investigation by a special commission to consider adding the arts to STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) related programs. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3029 HD3300 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3029) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to create a rail transit fund from certain increased assessments and vehicle emissions classifications. Transportation.
H.3116 HD1434 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3116) of Jerald A. Parisella and others for legislation to authorize certain veterans to use facilities of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and regional transit authorities without cost to such veterans. Transportation.
H.3204 HD1444 By Messrs. Parisella of Beverly and Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3204) of Jerald A. Parisella and others relative to employment for members of the armed forces returning from active duty. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3212 HD1918 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3212) of Thomas M. Stanley and others relative to the payment of certain burial expenses for veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3253 HD2678 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3253) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to further regulating the licensing, sale and possession of firearms and increasing the tax on the sale of firearms and ammunition. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3277 HD1332 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere and Senator Timilty, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3277) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others that the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security in cooperation with the Criminal History Systems Board establish a secondary metals registry and further regulating the licensing of secondary metals dealers. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3284 HD3119 By Representatives Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3284) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others for legislation to improve the transportation system in the Commonwealth to encourage economic stability and growth through job retention and development. Transportation.
H.3285 HD3277 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3285) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others relative to the issuance of motor vehicle driver’s licenses to persons ineligible for a social security cards . Transportation.
H.3419 HD1601 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3419) of Kay Khan and others relative to consumer leases and subsequent ownership of rented property. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3428 HD1607 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3428) of Kay Khan, Brian M. Ashe and Marcos A. Devers for legislation to establish a juvenile competency review team to study the needs and treatment services available to juveniles who are declared incompetent to stand trial. The Judiciary.
H.4159 HD3884 By Representative Cronin of Easton and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Claire D. Cronin, Thomas P. Kennedy and others relative to photographs used for driver’s licenses and identification cards. Transportation.
H.900
By Request
HD3027 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 900) of Brian J. Coppola and Marcos A. Devers for legislation relative to prescription drug voice synthesizers. Financial Services.
H.1109
By Request
HD3043 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1109) of Brian J. Coppola and Marcos A. Devers relative to the housing waiting list and statewide section 8 voucher program. Housing.
H.1937
By Request
HD3041 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1937) of Brian J. Coppola and Marcos A. Devers relative to printing information on prescription medication labels in a formant accessible to print challanged persons. Public Health.

Personal Information

Profession: Civil Engineer, P.E.

Education & Public Service

  • Universidad Autonoma De Santo Domingo (B.S. in Civil Engineering)
  • Engineering Training in Tokyo, Japan (Sponsored by JICA)
  • Remote Sensing Training in Rome, Italy (Sponsored by UN-FAO)
  • UMA Lowell (Graduate Courses), Salem State Collage (Undergraduate/
  • Lawrence City Council (Vice-President/City Councilor At Large 2000-2002)
  • Lawrence Interim Mayor (Sep. 2001 to Nov. 2001)
  • Lawrence City Council President (2002-2004), Lawrence City Councilor At Large (2004-2006)
  • House (2010 - present)
Sixteenth Essex, Consisting of Lawrence: Ward A: Precincts 2, 4, Ward B, Ward C: Precinct 4, Ward E: Precincts 2, 3, 4, Ward F: Precinct 2, 3, 4.

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