Marjorie C. Decker Representative

D Cambridge
Marjorie C. Decker

Addresses

State House
Room 155
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2450
Fax: 617-626-0337
Email: Marjorie.Decker@mahouse.gov
Bill Docket Bill Title
SD39 For legislation relative to compliance of condominium associations.
SD44 For legislation to ensure effective health care cost control.
SD56 For legislation relative to special education transportation costs
SD61 For legislation relative to special juveniles.
SD111 For legislation relative to firefighter bargaining units.
SD128 For legislation relative to just cause terminations.
SD135 For legislation to protect consumers during a state of emergency
SD136 For legislation to enhance school district transportation safety.
SD137 For legislation relative to the licensure of insurance adjusters in the Commonwealth
SD138 For legislation relative to heroin trafficking
SD139 For legislation relative to wage enforcement statutes of limitations
SD140 For legislation to promote transparency in local government.
SD141 For legislation relative to volunteer ambulance service
SD142 For legislation to further regulate the appointment of police officers
SD143 For legislation to encourage the development of new business in the Commonwealth
SD145 For legislation relative to license renewal fees for Massachusetts veterans
SD194 For legislation to establish a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change
SD223 For legislation to establish a moratorium for charter schools
SD285 For legislation to combat climate change.
SD306 For legislation to improve the Commonwealth's economy with a strong minimum wage.
SD310 For legislation to further define standards of employee safety.
SD312 For legislation to establish tracking and reporting requirements for Massachusetts transportation fuels and associated greenhouse gas emissions.
SD315 For legislation relative to employees social media privacy protection.
SD329 For legislation to promote access to accurate medical information
SD332 For legislation relative to physical education in public schools
SD337 For legislation relative to insurance coverage for pervasive developmental disorders
SD340 For legislation to ensure equal access to college course materials for visually impaired students
SD342 For legislation to regulate the use of automatic license plate reader systems.
SD352 For legislation to improve the earned income tax credit for working families
SD354 For legislation to provide retirement benefits for veterans.
SD363 For legislation to establish the Massachusetts GI bill to provide tuition and fee waivers for National Guard members and veterans
SD365 For legislation relative to workers compensation for veterans
SD367 For legislation relative to Congo conflict minerals.
HD369 Relative to the labeling of genetically engineered food
SD374 For legislation to reduce solid waste, increase recycling and generate municipal cost savings.
SD407 For legislation to provide access to patient protection services for all Massachusetts citizens
SD430 For legislation relative to early education funding
SD453 For legislation relative to restricting the marketing of other tobacco products.
SD457 For legislation relative to healthy cleaning products in schools.
SD466 For legislation to ensure continued humane animal care and protect family farms in Massachusetts.
SD481 For legislation relative to service quality standards.
SD484 For legislation to regulate the sale of telephone transmission lines.
SD519 For legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers
SD542 For legislation relative to the re-homing of children
SD551 Relative to cueing and supervision in the personal care attendant program
SD554 For legislation relative to clean energy resources
SD557 For legislation to improve the children's medical security program and simplifying the administration process
SD560 Relative to providing for a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants
SD574 For legislation to enhance the educational outcomes of expectant and parenting students
SD599 For legislation relative to higher education opportunities for high school graduates in the Commonwealth.
SD603 For legislation relative to the protection of propane gas ratepayers.
SD609 For legislation relative to waste-to-energy facilities.
SD611 For legislation to create a clean energy standard.
SD616 For legislation relative to counsel at parole hearings for juvenile life sentences.
SD625 For legislation relative to public investment in fossil fuels.
SD626 For legislation to authorize the sale of farmer-distiller products at farmers’ markets
SD627 For legislation to protect children and families from harmful flame retardants
SD628 For legislation to promote the accessibility, quality and continuity of care for consumers of behavioral health, substance use disorder and mental health services.
SD629 For legislation to promote personal savings
SD633 For legislation relative to home energy efficiency.
SD635 For legislation relative to retaliatory taxation by life insurance companies.
SD648 For legislation relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking.
SD649 For legislation relative to SMART retirement plan fees.
SD656 For legislation to keep people healthy by removing barriers to cost-effective care.
SD670 For legislation to sustain community preservation revenue
SD671 For legislation relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee for Public Counsel Services
SD673 For legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability
SD680 For legislation relative to the closing of hospital essential services
SD690 For legislation relative to the eligibility of students for in-state tuition rates and fees at public higher educational institutions.
SD699 For legislation to promote equal choice a cost savings in health care
SD703 For legislation relative to improving training for child advocates to recognize indictors of domestic violence
SD712 Relative to early home childcare certification
SD718 For legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the MassHealth program
SD720 For legislation to provide immediate childcare assistance to homeless families.
SD730 For legislation to provide time to develop better measures of and assistance for student learning.
SD735 For legislation relative to student assessment data
SD739 For legislation relative to pedestrian stop data.
SD743 For legislation relative to language opportunity for our kids.
SD744 For legislation to strengthen the anti-bullying law
SD765 For legislation relative to the compostion of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
SD784 An Act relative to the disclosure of toxic chemicals in children’s products
SD803 For legislation to fully apply telemedicine coverage.
SD811 For legislation relative to energy storage systems
SD819 For legislation to prevent the cruel and inhumane treatment of animals.
SD841 For legislation to require automated external defibrillators in schools.
SD842 For legislation relative to fair hiring practices.
SD889 For legislation to protect the natural and historic resources of the Commonwealth
SD893 For legislation relative to jewelry sold by hawkers and peddlers
SD894 For legislation to require health care coverage for the emergency psychiatric services
SD913 For legislation relative to uncollected co-pays, co-insurance and deductibles
SD917 For legislation relative to the municipal health care market.
SD920 For legislation to prevent unnecessary vacancies in foreclosed homes
SD924 For legislation to ensure healthcare coverage for youth who have aged-out of the department of children and families.
SD963 For legislation to require MassHealth to cover certified peer specialist services.
SD964 For legislation to support educational opportunity for all.
SD974 For legislation to protect animals during pet sales.
SD982 Relative to the use of certain insurance underwriting guidelines for homeowners with dogs living on such insured property
SD984 For legislation relative to the office of the child advocate
SD996 For legislation to establish Medicare for all in Massachusetts
SD1001 For legislation to promote restorative justice practices
SD1008 For legislation to increase recycling by landlords and tenants
SD1016 For legislation to promote higher education among employees of human services provider organizations
SD1021 For legislation to protect access to confidential healthcare.
SD1022 For legislation to encourage municipal recycling and composting
SD1026 For legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information.
SD1053 For legislation to protect the privacy of consumer financial information
SD1061 For legislation relative to Child-Centered Family Law.
SD1068 For legislation relative to comprehensive land use reform and partnership
SD1092 For legislation to promote energy efficiency and green jobs
SD1100 For legislation to regulate central service technicians.
SD1104 For legislation relative to creating a statutory housing restriction and providing remedies related to statutory housing
SD1105 For legislation to expunge the records of persons falsely accused and juveniles.
SD1110 For legislation to improve the earned income credit for working families
SD1111 For legislation to establish an apprenticeship program to ready vacant public housing apartments for occupancy
SD1150 For legislation relative to equitable health care pricing
SD1165 For legislation to require gas leak repairs during certain road projects
HD1186 Relative to fees for indigent defendants
HD1187 An Act requiring audiovisual recordings of certain police interrogations
SD1189 For legislation relative to women’s health and economic equity
HD1194 Relative to the qualification of voters
HD1200 Relative to the classification and punishment for certain offenses in the commonwealth
SD1200 For legislation relative to modernizing tobacco control and protecting the health of minors
SD1201 For legislation relative to retirement benefits for care givers at the Soldiers' Homes
SD1217 For legislation relative to net metering.
SD1231 For legislation to strengthen the enforcement of certain dog laws.
SD1270 For legislation relative to tiered networks
SD1287 For legislation relative to hospitals serving aging populations
SD1317 For legislation to restrict the sale of tobacco products at health care institutions.
SD1329 For legislation relative to renewable energy portfolio standards
SD1349 For legislation to preserve affordable health coverage for Massachusetts residents.
SD1357 For legislation relative to regional transportation ballot initiatives.
SD1362 For legislation relative to student sex education.
SD1378 For legislation relative to protecting consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas
SD1387 For legislation to decriminalize non-violent and verbal student misconduct
SD1392 For legislation relative to state contracting
SD1401 An Act further defining the role of school resource officers
SD1416 For legislation relative to a microgrid pilot program
SD1453 For legislation to continue care for families enrolled in MassHealth.
SD1482 For legislation to create a scholarship fund to increase the number of medical providers who are knowledgeable in autism.
SD1487 For legislation to create higher education opportunities for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
SD1493 For legislation relative to local approval for charter schools.
SD1499 For legislation relative to home care services.
SD1514 For legislation to protect condominium owners from unreasonable fees.
SD1530 For legislation relative to the enhanced management of early childhood caries among MassHealth patients
SD1554 For legislation relative to improving graduation rates at public colleges and universities
SD1555 For legislation relative to Massachusetts high school diplomas
SD1565 For legislation to regulate tanning facilities
SD1579 For legislation to support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
SD1601 For legislation to ensure continued health insurance coverage for children
SD1604 For legislation relative to services for individuals with autism spectrum disorder
SD1606 For legislation to establish a discretionary grant program for students with autism
SD1607 For legislation to improve augmentative and alternative communication opportunities for children with disabilities
SD1608 For legislation to increase current medical providers' knowledge about autism in order to improve the treatment individuals with autism receive in medical settings
SD1616 For legislation relative to net metering, community shared solar and energy storage
SD1626 For legislation to provide equal access to evaluations for children with disabilities.
SD1629 For legislation to provide equal access to medical treatments essential for people with autism.
SD1639 For legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities
SD1641 For legislation relative to sexual violence on higher education campuses
HD1648 An Act relative to local procurement
SD1662 For legislation relative to the pediatric palliative care program
SD1665 For legislation relative to motor vehicle license suspension
SD1669 For legislation to reinvest in working families
SD1675 For legislation to commission a study of vocational education
HD1684 An Act related to unfunded mandates on public schools
SD1698 For legislation to restore community trust in Massachusetts law enforcement
SD1699 For legislation to close a corporate tax haven loophole.
SD1726 For legislation to promote transparency and cost control of pharmaceutical drug prices.
SD1733 For legislation relative to the fair participation of minority and women-owned businesses on public construction projects.
SD1738 For legislation relative to plastic bag reduction
SD1754 For legislation to improve the accuracy of eyewitness identification procedures.
SD1765 For legislation to clarify procedures for the custodial protection by law enforcement and court officials of a child requiring assistance.
SD1769 For legislation relative to family financial protection.
SD1770 For legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenses.
SD1779 For legislation relative to universal pre-kindergarten access.
SD1781 For legislation relative to enhancing sexual assault evidence kit collection.
SD1790 For legislation relative to cognitive rehabilitation.
SD1804 For legislation to promote zero net-energy buildings in the Commonwealth
SD1813 For legislation to establish election day registration
SD1815 An Act to protect our environment and reduce the carbon footprint of the commonwealth
SD1825 For legislation relative to certified professional midwives
SD1829 For legislation to establish fair scheduling for employees in the Commonwealth
SD1860 For legislation relative to child passenger safety
SD1874 For legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity
SD1881 For legislation relative to the titling of certain manufactured homes.
SD1885 For legislation relative to traffic and pedestrian stop data.
HD1887 Relative to ensuring clarity and truthfulness in direct mailings of travel check vouchers
HD1900 Foe legislation to establish a task force to combat sexual assault on college and university campuses
HD2189 Relative to commercial breeder dog kennels
HD2380 Relative to prohibiting the solitary confinement of inmates twenty-one years of age or younger
HD2382 An Act Strengthening the Massachusetts Home Care Program
HD2388 An Act RELATIVE TO ADULT BASIC EDUCATION ACCESS AND QUALITY
HD2390 An Act AN ACT PROVIDING FOR EQUITABLE ARMED FORCES PAID LEAVE BENEFITS FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES
HD2400 An Act AN ACT RELATIVE TO IMITATION FIREARMS
HD2715 An Act relative to digital projectors
HD2724 For legislation to authorize members of the General Court to solemnize marriages and communicate directly with state agencies
HD2732 Relative to quarterly billing of members of health maintenance organizations
HD2734 For legislation to establish the requirements for licensure as an associate home inspector
HD2747 Relative to stipends for interns of the General Court
HD2755 Relative to providing additional funding to the Supreme Judicial Court for the administration of the judicial youth corporation program
HD2799 For the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to enact legislation under the 14th Amendment of the United States Constitution declaring that natural born citizens be defined to include foreign born adopted children as set forth in the Child Citizenship Act of 2000.
HD2806 An Act relative to interest on property tax bills
HD2811 Relative to the open meeting law
HD2821 An Act reducing packaging waste in the commonwealth
HD2832 An Act relative to parking brakes
HD2841 An Act allowing for the partial payment of property taxes
HD2849 An Act establishing the Proudly Made in Massachusetts screen credit
HD2942 An Act relative to improving mental health care through innovation
HD3018 For legislation to provide interrupter services for certain ethnic populations
HD3020 Relative to providing for an appropriation for the Executive Office of Public Safety for the protection of victims and witnesses of domestic violence
HD3030 An Act to promote educational opportunity for English language learners and students with special needs
HD3211 An Act to clarify parental rights in the administration of standardized tests
HD3391 An Act providing for certain health insurance coverage
H.70 HD1595 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 70) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to spouses under the definition of family members serving as paid caregivers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.76 HD2867 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 76) of Nick Collins and others for legislation to enhance opportunities for children in the custody of the Commonwealth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.77 HD2709 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 77) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to ensure continued health insurance coverage for certain children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.91 HD2468 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 91) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others for the establishment of an access to healthcare task force (including members of the General Court) for former foster youth to review the barriers of access to healthcare for youth who are aging out or have aged out of the care of the Department of Children and Families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.97 HD3202 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 97) of Kay Khan and others relative to the protection of the mental and physical health of minors from sexual orientation and/or gender identity change efforts. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.101 HD855 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 101) of John J. Lawn, Jr. and others relative to the placement of children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.110 HD567 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 110) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to increase the Commonwealth's compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.119 HD231 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 119) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to develop housing plans for families, with minor children, who are being evicted from publicly subsidized housing. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.123 HD178 By Mr. Rosa of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 123) of Dennis A. Rosa and others for legislation to create an independent ombudsman office to oversee certain functions of the Department of Children and Families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.124 HD1946 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 124) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others for legislation to create a loan repayment program for direct care human service workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.125 HD2903 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 125) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to ensure equal access to services for certain residents of the Commonwealth, notwithstanding alienage or immigration status. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.129 HD1027 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 129) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to provide equal access to evaluations for children with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.157 HD3215 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 157) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to enhancing consumer protection and transparency under the social work licensing law. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.162 HD3005 By Mr. Carvalho of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 162) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to fair housing pre-licensing training for real estate agents. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.167 HD2725 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 167) of Nick Collins and others relative to the licensing of refrigeration technicians working on residential or light commercial refrigeration systems. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.200 HD429 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 200) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to increase transparency and trust in charitable solicitations. 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.213 HD3022 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 213) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to limit fees charged by cashers of checks, drafts or money orders. 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.
H.259 HD179 By Mr. Rosa of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 259) of Dennis A. Rosa and others relative to the prevention of credit card company unfair business practices. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.267 HD1829 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 267) of John W. Scibak and others relative to access to telemedicine services by allowing certain clinicians to be credentialed and to allow for coverage of such services by all payers and the Medicaid program. 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.310 HD1664 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 310) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to dispute resolution processes within the Bureau of Special Education Appeals. Education.
H.319 HD1129 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 319) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to turnaround plans for underperforming schools. Education.
H.338 HD2319 By Representative Cronin of Easton and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 338) of Claire D. Cronin, Thomas P. Kennedy and others relative to student safety. Education.
H.373 HD230 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 373) 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.375 HD1152 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 375) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to allow teachers currently employed and receiving compensation to serve on the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. 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.377 HD3424 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 377) of Sean Garballey and others relative to national fingerprint-based criminal background checks for certifying and recertifying certain school employees. Education.
H.379 HD3554 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 379) of Sean Garballey and others relative to child sexual abuse prevention education in elementary and secondary schools. Education.
H.380 HD689 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 380) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to require certification of all public school teachers. 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.
H.417 HD694 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 417) of Louis L. Kafka and others that students with diabetes attending public or private schools be permitted to possess certain medical supplies and administer necessary treatments. Education.
H.418 HD2664 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 418) of Mary S. Keefe and others for legislation to prohibit the withholding of diplomas to students meeting all requirements except a score on a state standardized test. Education.
H.422 HD1698 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 422) of Kay Khan and others relative to establishing a foreign language education seal of biliteracy for students. Education.
H.423 HD2704 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 423) of Kay Khan and others relative to enhancing the educational opportunities for expectant and parenting students. Education.
H.429 HD2844 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 429) of Jay D. Livingstone and others for legislation to increase participation in early childhood care settings. Education.
H.433 HD3210 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 433) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to require the disclosure to parents of standardized student assessments from kindergarten through twelfth grade. Education.
H.434 HD3272 By Mr. Mannal of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 434) of Brian R. Mannal and others relative to determining the distribution of state aid for education to municipalities and regional school districts. Education.
H.443 HD677 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 443) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to support schools and communities to increase opportunities for physical activity. Education.
H.448 HD2436 By Messrs. O'Day of West Boylston and Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 448) of James J. O'Day, Paul Brodeur and others relative to sexual health education. Education.
H.462 HD3114 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 462) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for legislation to develop a high quality pre-kindergarten education grant program. Education.
H.467 HD196 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 467) of Denise Provost and others relative to the enrollment of students in charter schools. Education.
H.477 HD375 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 477) of Tom Sannicandro, Marjorie C. Decker and Carolyn C. Dykema relative to the transportation and treatment of certain students who are suspended or expelled from school. Education.
H.485 HD78 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 485) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to charter schools. Education.
H.487 HD80 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 487) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to include transportation costs in the special education reimbursement program. Education.
H.490 HD3296 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 490) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to ensure charter school transparency and public accountability. Education.
H.498 HD2211 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 498) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to provide the highest quality education through access of innovative and research-based language education instructional programs. Education.
H.503 HD3178 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 503) of Aaron Vega and others for legislation to provide access to training for school personnel in public schools and charter schools in the administration of epi-pens, so-called. Education.
H.515 HD1588 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 515) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to increase the personal care allowance of residents of long-term care facilities. Elder Affairs.
H.517 HD3401 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 517) of Tackey Chan and others relative to mandated reporting of elder abuse. Elder Affairs.
H.521 HD664 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 521) of Jonathan Hecht and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) on institutional long term care. Elder Affairs.
H.522 HD3228 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 522) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to prevent and respond to bullying of elderly and disabled residents of public or privately-owned subsidized multifamily housing developments. Elder Affairs.
H.523 HD454 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 523) of Kate Hogan and others relative to senior hoarding. Elder Affairs.
H.526 HD1412 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 526) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the prevention and elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression within the Department of Elder Affairs. Elder Affairs.
H.529 HD2741 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 529) of James J. O'Day, Patricia D. Jehlen and others for legislation to provide emergency aid to certain elderly and disabled residents. Elder Affairs.
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.553 HD3137 By Representatives Fox of Boston and Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 553) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to establish election day voter registration. Election Laws.
H.554 HD646 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 554) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to establish permanent voter registration for registered voters who move within the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
H.574 HD697 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 574) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to ensuring secure voting equipment. Election Laws.
H.575 HD698 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 575) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to voting by the instant runoff voting method. Election Laws.
H.576 HD700 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 576) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to voting by the instant runoff voting method in primaries. Election Laws.
H.596 HD377 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 596) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to enable cities and towns to extend voting rights in municipal elections to certain non-citizens of the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
H.676 HD618 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 676) of Sean Garballey and others prohibiting additional incineration of solid waste materials. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.677 HD632 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 677) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to further regulate the use of hydraulic fracturing to stimulate the extraction of natural gas. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.696 HD1571 By Representative Kaufman of Lexington and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 696) of Jay R. Kaufman, Kenneth J. Donnelly and others for legislation to establish a process to identify toxic chemical substances used in consumer products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.697 HD1852 By Representative Kaufman of Lexington and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 697) of Jay R. Kaufman, Kenneth J. Donnelly and others that the Department of Environmental Protection be notified by manufacturers of products containing toxic chemicals. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.739 HD203 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 739) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag use through regulations and incentives. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.740 HD218 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 740) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to to protect drinking water from hydraulic fracturing. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.756 HD2752 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 756) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require producer responsibility for collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.783 HD762 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 783) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of certain insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.784 HD764 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 784) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of group or individual disability, accident or sickness insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.786 HD789 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 786) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the effect of certain behavioral health disorders on certain disability insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.787 HD804 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 787) of Ruth B. Balser, Kenneth J. Donnelly and others for legislation to require health care coverage for emergency psychiatric services. Financial Services.
H.788 HD824 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 788) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the disclosure of certain data by behavioral health management firms and other third party administrators. Financial Services.
H.789 HD826 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Lewis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 789) of Ruth B. Balser, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to require coverage for community and home-based behavioral health care services for certain children and adolescents with mental health disorders. Financial Services.
H.813 HD3160 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 813) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
H.833 HD3503 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 833) of Diana DiZoglio and others for legislation to requiring prescription drug insurance providers to provide coverage for the expense of a medically prescribed voice-synthesizers. Financial Services.
H.843 HD3343 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 843) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others for legislation to mandate health insurance coverage for certain brain injury rehabilitation. Financial Services.
H.856 HD728 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 856) of Sean Garballey and others relative to coverage standards for children under private insurance. Financial Services.
H.858 HD2368 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 858) of Sean Garballey and others relative to access to child and adolescent mental health services. Financial Services.
H.871 HD595 By Representative Hogan of Stow and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 871) of Kate Hogan and others relative to common summary of payments forms for health care services. Financial Services.
H.879 HD500 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 879) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to health insurance coverage for mastectomies. Financial Services.
H.881 HD534 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 881) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the cancellation of certain health insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.882 HD555 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 882) of Louis L. Kafka and others that health insurance policies that cover infantile cataract surgery provide coverage for aphakic lenses for treatment and rehabilitation. Financial Services.
H.884 HD777 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 884) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to insurance coverage for colorectal cancer screenings and breast cancer screenings. Financial Services.
H.885 HD1452 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 885) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to insurance coverage for mammograms and magnetic resonance imaging. Financial Services.
H.886 HD1454 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 886) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to insurance coverage for mammograms. Financial Services.
H.888 HD2615 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 888) of Mary S. Keefe and others that banks be required to mediate in good faith with homeowners to identify alternative resolutions before starting foreclosures. Financial Services.
H.891 HD1041 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 891) of Kay Khan and others relative to access to health insurance for human service providers and their employees. Financial Services.
H.892 HD3036 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 892) of Kay Khan and others relative to anesthesia insurance coverage for children hospitalized for dental treatment. Financial Services.
H.893 HD3145 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 893) of Kay Khan and others relative to requiring that certain health insurance policies include coverage for eating disorders. Financial Services.
H.894 HD3174 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 894) of Kay Khan and others relative to requiring insurance carriers to recognize nurse midwives as participating providers. Financial Services.
H.900 HD272 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 900) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to requiring certain insurance policies to include coverage for nicotine based and non-nicotine based smoking cessation products. Financial Services.
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.
H.906 HD607 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 906) of Ronald Mariano and others relative to the establishment of physician evaluation programs by insurance companies. Financial Services.
H.924 HD2476 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 924) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to establish secure choice retirement savings plan. Financial Services.
H.925 HD2480 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 925) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to limit retroactive denials of health insurance claims for mental health and substance abuse services. Financial Services.
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.
H.930 HD501 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 930) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to expands health insurance coverage for certain acupuncture services, diagnosis and treatment and establishing a commission to investigate the potential for better integrated use of acupuncture services . Financial Services.
H.938 HD2624 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 938) of Tom Sannicandro and Marjorie C. Decker for legislation to provide insurance coverage for magnetic resonance imaging for certain persons for the detection of breast cancer. Financial Services.
H.941 HD308 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 941) of John W. Scibak and others relative to insurance coverage and payment for prescribed treatment for mitochondrial disease. Financial Services.
H.944 HD343 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 944) of John W. Scibak and others relative to insurance coverage for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome. Financial Services.
H.948 HD1046 By Messrs. Scibak of South Hadley and Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 948) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to update the contraceptive coverage equity law to require insurance carriers to provide all contraceptive methods without a co-pay. Financial Services.
H.964 HD1023 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 964) of Ruth B. Balser and others to preserve affordable health coverage for residents of the Commonwealth. Health Care Financing.
H.965 HD1107 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 965) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to compare total health care spending with projected single payer health care system spending. Health Care Financing.
H.966 HD1658 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 966) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to preserving eligibility for the PACE program and certain waivered services. Health Care Financing.
H.970 HD2155 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 970) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to public health, substance abuse, treatment and opioids and accessible substance abuse treatment for all. Health Care Financing.
H.973 HD1361 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 973) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to contracts required by health care organizations. Health Care Financing.
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.984 HD1690 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 984) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others for legislation to establish a program within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services to eliminate copays and deductibles for certain high-value and low cost prescription drugs and treatments. Health Care Financing.
H.995 HD3206 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 995) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to permit spouses to provide adult foster care. Health Care Financing.
H.1009 HD2589 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1009) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to provide for primary and preventative health care services for certain children in the Commonwealth. Health Care Financing.
H.1012 HD1830 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1012) of Paul McMurtry and Marjorie C. Decker relative to the establishment of rates of payment to medical providers for workers’ compensation. Health Care Financing.
H.1020 HD1582 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1020) of William Smitty Pignatelli and Marjorie C. Decker for legislation to prevent retroactive termination of the ConnectorCare coverage. Health Care Financing.
H.1025 HD2056 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1025) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to preventing unnecessary medical debt through hospital and affiliate charity care policies. Health Care Financing.
H.1026 HD1151 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1026) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to establish a single-payer health insurance trust fund. Health Care Financing.
H.1032 HD611 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1032) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the management of early childhood caries among MassHealth patients. Health Care Financing.
H.1036 HD779 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1036) of Ellen Story and others relative to continuity of care for families enrolled in MassHealth. 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.
H.1041 HD3220 By Representatives Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1041) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Daniel M. Donahue and others for legislation to institute programs to respond to sexual violence on higher education campuses. Higher Education.
H.1042 HD195 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1042) of Sean Garballey and others relative to establishing the Great State of Mind Scholarship Program. Higher Education.
H.1043 HD566 By Messrs. Garballey of Arlington and Velis of Westfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1043) of Sean Garballey, John C. Velis and others for legislation to provide higher education tuition and fee waivers for certain veterans. Higher Education.
H.1046 HD3544 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1046) of Sean Garballey and others relative to public higher education access and policies. Higher Education.
H.1060 HD1119 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1060) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a student loan repayment pilot program to be administered by the Board of Higher Education for licensed social workers. Higher Education.
H.1061 HD1035 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1061) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to provide high school graduates equal access to in-state tuition rates and financial aid in the higher education system. Higher Education.
H.1062 HD3393 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1062) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the "Pay it Forward" model of higher education financing. Higher Education.
H.1064 HD840 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator L'Italien, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1064) of Tom Sannicandro and others relative to creating higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and other developmental disabilities. Higher Education.
H.1065 HD1053 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1065) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to create a scholarship fund to further the study of developmental disabilities. Higher Education.
H.1066 HD1153 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1066) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to create a transitional aid to families with dependent children career pathways trust fund. Higher Education.
H.1067 HD2198 By Messrs. Sannicandro of Ashland and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1067) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to create a college savings program for every child born in the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
H.1068 HD3165 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1068) of Tom Sannicandro, Michael Moore and others relative to strengthening and expanding affordable, quality higher education opportunities for residents of the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
H.1069 HD3167 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1069) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to authorize public institutions of higher education to retain funds received as in-state tuition. Higher Education.
H.1070 HD3169 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1070) of Tom Sannicandro, Michael Moore and others for legislation to exempt residents of the Commonwealth from payment of tuition or mandatory curriculum fees at community colleges. Higher Education.
H.1111 HD3173 By Representative Honan of Boston and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1111) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to establish a small-scale housing development demonstration program within the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development. Housing.
H.1129 HD691 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1129) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a homeless bill of rights. Housing.
H.1130 HD1229 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1130) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation regarding statutory housing. Housing.
H.1138 HD831 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1138) 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.1156 HD2064 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1156) of Cory Atkins and others for legislation relative to victims rights. The Judiciary.
H.1167 HD792 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1167) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation require county and state correctional facilities to provide substance abuse services to certain inmates. The Judiciary.
H.1168 HD799 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1168) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the penalty for assault and battery for certain mentally ill persons. The Judiciary.
H.1170 HD1059 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1170) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the membership of the Parole Board. The Judiciary.
H.1171 HD1679 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1171) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to establish the Department of Mental Health as the oversight agency for the mental health system within the state prison system. The Judiciary.
H.1202 HD1489 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1202) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to providing protection from child enticement. The Judiciary.
H.1220 HD347 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1220) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases. The Judiciary.
H.1226 HD2988 By Mr. Carvalho of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1226) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the services and communications received by victims of violent crimes. The Judiciary.
H.1227 HD3015 By Mr. Carvalho of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1227) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to the process for the investigation of officer-involved deaths. The Judiciary.
H.1228 HD3204 By Mr. Carvalho of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1228) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others for legislation to clarify the responsibility of law enforcement agencies to enforce federal immigration law. The Judiciary.
H.1236 HD1849 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1236) of Tackey Chan and others for legislation relative to juvenile intimidation of witnesses, jurors and persons furnishing information in connection with criminal proceedings. The Judiciary.
H.1246 HD1995 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1246) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to rates of compensation payable to counsel. The Judiciary.
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.1253 HD267 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1253) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to the penalty for failure to stop operating a motor vehicle when being pursued by a police officer. The Judiciary.
H.1255 HD1008 By Mr. Day of Stoneham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1255) of Michael S. Day and others relative to audio recordings and written transcripts of phone calls made to the 911 emergency system. 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.1273 HD1323 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1273) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to confining animals in a motor vehicle. The Judiciary.
H.1274 HD1521 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Hedlund, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1274) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to establish a penalty for the mistreatment of elephants. The Judiciary.
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.
H.1297 HD3119 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1297) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to permit purging of juveniles delinquency records. The Judiciary.
H.1311 HD763 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1311) of Sean Garballey and others relative to health clubs and the use and deployment of defibrillators. The Judiciary.
H.1313 HD2089 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1313) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to promote the use of restorative justice practices. The Judiciary.
H.1315 HD682 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1315) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to liability for the medical costs incurred by public health volunteer responders. The Judiciary.
H.1350 HD2320 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1350) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to criminal statute of limitations. The Judiciary.
H.1370 HD241 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1370) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to prohibiting discrimination against adults with disabilities in family and juvenile court proceedings. The Judiciary.
H.1381 HD2073 By Mr. Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1381) of Russell E. Holmes and others for legislation to collect data regarding the use of solitary confinement. The Judiciary.
H.1382 HD3321 By Mr. Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1382) of Russell E. Holmes and others relative to providing for community-based sentencing alternatives for primary caretakers of dependent children convicted of non-violent crimes. The Judiciary.
H.1418 HD517 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1418) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to petitions to the Juvenile Court or Probate Court on behalf of certain special juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.1424 HD768 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1424) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the deposit of certain fines into the Victims of Human Trafficking Trust Fund . The Judiciary.
H.1427 HD1575 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1427) of Mary S. Keefe and others for legislation to establish penalties for debarred employers, contractors and subcontractors illegally participating in contracts. The Judiciary.
H.1428 HD3055 By Representative Keefe of Worcester and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1428) of Mary S. Keefe and others relative to the process for the investigation of officer-involved deaths. The Judiciary.
H.1429 HD3425 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1429) of Mary S. Keefe and others for legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity by enhancing the enforcement and penalties for violations of the controlled substances laws. The Judiciary.
H.1431 HD1838 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1431) of Kay Khan and others relative to the rights of foster parents to receive notice and an opportunity to be heard in legal proceedings involving foster children. The Judiciary.
H.1432 HD1840 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1432) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish an interagency child abuse and neglect prevention task force. The Judiciary.
H.1433 HD2809 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1433) of Kay Khan and others relative to the expungement of criminal records of juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.1434 HD3032 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1434) of Kay Khan and others relative to providing written health education information to incarcerated women by correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
H.1435 HD3152 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1435) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to mandate separate and secure waiting areas for victims and families in the courts of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.1436 HD3268 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1436) of Kay Khan and others relative to the evaluation of the frequency and outcome of contacts between juveniles of various racial and ethnic categories and law enforcement and court personnel and other Commonwealth officials. The Judiciary.
H.1443 HD966 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1443) of John J. Lawn, Jr. and others relative to extending the statute of limitations for incest. The Judiciary.
H.1463 HD1477 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1463) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to expanding eligibility for diversion to treatment for criminal offenders. The Judiciary.
H.1475 HD2592 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1475) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the use of solitary confinement in correctional facilities. The Judiciary.
H.1479 HD3146 By Mr. Mannal of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1479) of Brian R. Mannal and others for legislation to increase the penalties for violations of certain hunting laws. 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.1498 HD2826 By Mr. Moran of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1498) of Frank A. Moran and others relative to vacant, foreclosing and foreclosed property . The Judiciary.
H.1530 HD1765 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Brownsberger, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1530) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to penalties for the crime of female genital mutilation. The Judiciary.
H.1531 HD1776 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1531) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy. The Judiciary.
H.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.1559 HD3227 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1559) of David M. Rogers and others relative to the parole process. The Judiciary.
H.1560 HD3298 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1560) of David M. Rogers and others relative to establishing a right to counsel in certain eviction cases. The Judiciary.
H.1566 HD1948 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1566) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others relative to the electronic publication of certain legal notices. 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.
H.1575 HD1969 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1575) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to improve the collection and analysis of data relative to traffic stops. The Judiciary.
H.1577 HD3072 By Representatives Rushing of Boston and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1577) of Byron Rushing and others relative to gender identity and access to public accommodations. The Judiciary.
H.1579 HD3200 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1579) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to protect tenants and prevent vacancies in foreclosed homes. The Judiciary.
H.1582 HD1732 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1582) of Tom Sannicandro and Marjorie C. Decker for legislation to establish a civil infraction for the possession of cigarettes or cigarette rolling papers by minors . The Judiciary.
H.1583 HD2954 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1583) of Tom Sannicandro and Marjorie C. Decker for legislation to create a task force to analyze administrative data to for the Commonwealth’s criminal justice system. The Judiciary.
H.1584 HD3156 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1584) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to reform pretrial processes. The Judiciary.
H.1599 HD486 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1599) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require judicial review of foreclosures on residential mortgages. The Judiciary.
H.1608 HD414 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1608) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further regulate the performing of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health . The Judiciary.
H.1620 HD1921 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1620) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to eliminating mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.1623 HD2042 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1623) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to decriminalize certain non-violent demonstrations by students. The Judiciary.
H.1628 HD2997 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1628) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to the criteria for the release of terminally ill inmates to alternative locations of confinement. The Judiciary.
H.1640 HD3525 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1640) of Aaron Vega and others relative to Superior Court foreclosure procedures. The Judiciary.
H.1656 HD1450 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1656) of Chris Walsh and others relative to the jurisdiction of the courts within the Housing Court Department. The Judiciary.
H.1684 HD2098 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1684) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to injured workers’ access to medical care and workers’ compensation benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1687 HD1208 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1687) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to health care worker safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1689 HD2260 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1689) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative the pay of first responders out of work due to needle stick injuries suffered in the line of duty. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1696 HD2701 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1696) of Tackey Chan and others for legislation to include offsite fabrication work for qualified projects under the prevailing wage laws of the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1701 HD2332 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1701) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to limit the time that former employees must wait before being employed by a competitor. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1702 HD2648 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1702) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others relative to the minimum wage employers are required to pay tipped employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1707 HD1922 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1707) of Sean Garballey and others relative to benefits for permanent functional loss and disfigurement under the workers' compensation law. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1708 HD2248 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1708) of Sean Garballey and others establishing schedules for employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1715 HD2345 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1715) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to temporary workers’ unemployment benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1717 HD2364 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1717) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to promoting job training in the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1718 HD3411 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1718) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program for employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1728 HD1230 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1728) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to abusive or hostile work environments. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1733 HD2802 By Representatives Livingstone of Boston and Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1733) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to pay equity. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1735 HD2596 By Mr. Mahoney of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1735) of John J. Mahoney and others relative to increase the minimum wage for private sector human service workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1736 HD2586 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1736) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers and prospective employers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1737 HD3305 By Representatives Malia of Boston and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1737) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to ensure the payment of at least a living wage to all employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1748 HD1833 By Representatives Michlewitz of Boston and Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1748) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1756 HD2433 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Pacheco, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1756) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to further define standards of employee safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1762 HD2165 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1762) of David M. Rogers and others for the establishment of a living minimum wage for employees and contracted employees of the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1764 HD373 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1764) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to make it unlawful to discriminate on the basis of height and weight in compensation or in terms, conditions or privileges of employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1769 HD736 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1769) of Ellen Story and others relative to pregnancy, childbirth, or a related condition protection of employees and job applicants. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1771 HD2072 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1771) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing, and harrassment, without regard to protected class status. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1772 HD3062 By Mr. Timilty of Milton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1772) of Walter F. Timilty, Marjorie C. Decker and Michael O. Moore relative to electronic monitoring in the workplace. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1773 HD2835 By Mr. Ultrino of Malden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1773) of Steven Ultrino and others for legislation to establish a living wage for employees of certain retail stores and fast food restaurants. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1784 HD822 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1784) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to payments for psychological services provided by MassHealth. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1785 HD1016 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1785) of Ruth B. Balser and others that the Department of Mental Health operate a statewide program to provide mental health consultations to primary care physicians, pediatricians, nurse practitioners and providers of women who suffer from post-partum depression. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1787 HD867 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1787) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to expanding access and safety of mental health services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1793 HD1318 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1793) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to creating a pilot program to transfer high acuity behavioral health and dual diagnosis patients away from overcrowded emergency departments. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
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.1795 HD1060 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1795) of Kay Khan and others relative to the determination of medically necessary services for mental health treatment . Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1796 HD1839 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1796) of Kay Khan and others relative to preventing adolescent substance abuse through the use of public and private school screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment techniques . Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1797 HD1972 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1797) 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.1798 HD2108 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1798) of Kay Khan and others relative to juvenile mental health and substance abuse. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1800 HD2784 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1800) of Kay Khan and others relative to improving mental health treatment. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1801 HD3158 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1801) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to increase access to mental health services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1804 HD1393 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1804) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to mental health services for children. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1806 HD1419 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1806) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to expand substance abuse treatment options for non-violent drug offenders. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1808 HD1424 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1808) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to access to behavioral health services for persons enrolled in MassHealth public health insurance programs. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1809 HD1425 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1809) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to direct the Division of Medical Assistance to provide coverage for the treatment of opioid dependence. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1812 HD2470 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1812) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to promote accessibility and affordability of behavioral health and substance abuse services for recipients of MassHealth. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1814 HD2980 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1814) of Denise Provost and others relative to the rights of persons receiving services through the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1815 HD975 By Representatives Sannicandro of Ashland and Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1815) of Tom Sannicandro and others relative to youth substance abuse needs. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1826 HD2126 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1826) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to protecting puppies and kittens. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1848 HD497 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1848) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the care of animals in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1865 HD1367 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1865) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to require owners of rented or foreclosed properties to check for abandoned animals . Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1866 HD1370 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1866) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to strengthen the enforcement of certain dog laws. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1881 HD2120 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1881) of Cory Atkins and others for legislation to include private schools and charter schools in the interscholastic athletic head injury safety training program. Public Health.
H.1888 HD1677 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1888) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to establish a Diabetes state action plan . Public Health.
H.1889 HD1878 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1889) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to the independent practice of advanced practice registered nursing by nurse practitioners . Public Health.
H.1914 HD1112 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1914) of Claire D. Cronin and others that certain health facilities be directed to establish a "safe patient handling policy", so-called. Public Health.
H.1919 HD1029 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1919) of Mark J. Cusack and others for legislation to establish safeguards to prevent death and disability from stroke. Public Health.
H.1921 HD1018 By Mr. Day of Stoneham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1921) of Michael S. Day and others for legislation to prohibit the participation of health care professionals in the torture and abuse of prisoners. Public Health.
H.1924 HD2081 By Mr. D'Emilia of Bridgewater, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1924) of Angelo L. D'Emilia and others relative to baseline concussion testing for student athletes. Public Health.
H.1928 HD1095 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1928) of Daniel M. Donahue and others relative to the administration of controlled substances. Public Health.
H.1935 HD3241 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1935) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to electronic prescribing of opiates and other controlled substances. Public Health.
H.1954 HD1189 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1954) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to prohibit the sale of tobacco products at certain health care institutions. Public Health.
H.1955 HD1207 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1955) of Sean Garballey and others relative to oral health examinations for public school students. Public Health.
H.1956 HD1209 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1956) of Sean Garballey and others relative to liability protection for disaster volunteers. Public Health.
H.1958 HD678 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1958) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the maximum number of patients assigned to a registered nurses or hospital care attendants. Public Health.
H.1961 HD687 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1961) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to benefit the Health Safety Net Trust Fund. Public Health.
H.1975 HD1526 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1975) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to requiring child-resistant packaging of nicotine liquid containers. Public Health.
H.1976 HD161 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1976) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to prohibit smoking in motor vehicles if young children are in the vehicle. Public Health.
H.1986 HD508 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1986) of Louis L. Kafka and others that the Commissioner of Public Health be directed to establish regulations for the return to pharmacies of certain unused medication by health care facilities. Public Health.
H.1988 HD706 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1988) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the availability of prescription medication during an emergency. 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.1992 HD846 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1992) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to establishing a board of registration in naturopathy and further regulating naturopathic health care. Public Health.
H.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.1998 HD2941 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1998) of Kay Khan and others relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
H.1999 HD3028 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1999) 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.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.2001 HD3151 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2001) of Kay Khan and others relative to home health and hospice aides. Public Health.
H.2002 HD3216 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2002) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to provide for the rapid deployment of qualified nurses. Public Health.
H.2005 HD2021 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2005) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to expanding access to healthy food choices in vending machines on state property. Public Health.
H.2010 HD1416 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2010) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the health care of minors. Public Health.
H.2021 HD2948 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2021) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to further regulate the sale of tobacco products to teenagers. Public Health.
H.2031 HD1767 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2031) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to increase power plant safety preparedness by the Department of Public Health to twenty miles. Public Health.
H.2042 HD1143 By Messrs. Rogers of Cambridge and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2042) of David M. Rogers and others relative to improving asthma in schools. Public Health.
H.2044 HD2087 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2044) of David M. Rogers and others that the Department of Public Health promulgate regulations to require that certain child care programs undergo routine radon testing. Public Health.
H.2048 HD1906 By Messrs. Sánchez of Boston and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2048) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. Public Health.
H.2050 HD2015 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2050) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to prohibit the sale to minors of electronic devices used to deliver liquid nicotine vapor. Public Health.
H.2051 HD3487 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2051) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to increase access to vaccines. Public Health.
H.2052 HD1020 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2052) of Tom Sannicandro and Marjorie C. Decker for legislation to ban the sale of cigars in packages of less than five. Public Health.
H.2062 HD594 By Representative Scibak of South Hadley and Senator Chandler, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2062) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the restoration of oral health benefits for MassHealth recipients. Public Health.
H.2066 HD1535 By Representative Smizik of Brookline and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2066) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to prohibiting the dispensing of food in disposable food service containers made from polystyrene or from expanded polystyrene. Public Health.
H.2067 HD2743 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2067) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products. Public Health.
H.2068 HD2758 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2068) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to disclosure requirements for dry cleaners using toxic chemicals. Public Health.
H.2070 HD460 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2070) of Ellen Story and others relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age. Public Health.
H.2082 HD2824 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2082) of Chris Walsh and others relative to promoting access to accurate medical information. Public Health.
H.2098 HD1492 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2098) 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.2102 HD360 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2102) of Linda Dean Campbell and others for legislation to establish a firearms and mental health fitness information registry within the Department of Criminal Justice Information Services. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2106 HD3024 By Mr. Carvalho of [SPONSOR CITY], 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.2123 HD2638 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2123) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to seat belts on school buses. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2138 HD3240 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2138) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to firearm license fees. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2144 HD3075 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2144) of Mary S. Keefe and others relative to transfers of military-grade controlled property to state law enforcement agencies. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2145 HD1857 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2145) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish within the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security an interagency council on management of adult and juvenile sexual offenders. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2146 HD2489 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2146) of Peter V. Kocot and others for legislation to establish a reporting protocol for the Executive Office of Public Safety to monitor and report the backlogs in elevator inspections across the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2167 HD1752 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2167) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to direct the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency to assess and report on the preparedness plans for a radiological accident at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station and Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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.2258 HD1049 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2258) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to credible service for school nurses. Public Service.
H.2278 HD628 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2278) of Daniel M. Donahue and others for legislation to provide purchasing power protection for certain benefits for retired teachers. Public Service.
H.2302 HD1967 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2302) of Sean Garballey and others relative to increasing the base for the calculation of cost-of-living increases for retired public employees. Public Service.
H.2348 HD722 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2348) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to cost of living adjustments for retired public employees of the Commonwealth. Public Service.
H.2366 HD1925 By Mr. Lyons of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2366) of James J. Lyons, Jr. and Marjorie C. Decker relative to the calculation of retirement allowances for public employees. Public Service.
H.2372 HD2281 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2372) of Aaron Michlewitz and others relative to public investments in fossil fuels. Public Service.
H.2374 HD3439 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2374) of Michael J. Moran and others relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee on Public Counsel Services. Public Service.
H.2385 HD2474 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2385) of James J. O'Day and others relative to public employees' workers compensation benefits. Public Service.
H.2395 HD386 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2395) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to further regulate the right to strike of public employees. Public Service.
H.2425 HD658 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2425) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to retirement benefits for certain employees of the Department of Correction. Public Service.
H.2448 HD1877 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2448) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to providing for a voluntary contribution on the state income tax form for donations to the State Public Health HIV and Hepatitis Fund. Revenue.
H.2459 HD361 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2459) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to property tax exemptions for veterans. Revenue.
H.2460 HD2559 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2460) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to property tax abatements for veterans. Revenue.
H.2471 HD2653 By Messrs. Collins of Boston and McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2471) of Nick Collins and others for legislation to establish a live theater tax credit program . 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.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.2500 HD813 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2500) of John V. Fernandes and others providing tax exemptions for certain paraplegic veterans. Revenue.
H.2503 HD2060 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2503) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others relative to access to capital for business growth in economically distressed communities. Revenue.
H.2508 HD1966 By Mr. Frost of Auburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2508) of Paul K. Frost, Kevin J. Kuros and Marjorie C. Decker for legislation to provide a certain income tax exemption for elderly persons. Revenue.
H.2510 HD1984 By Mr. Frost of Auburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2510) of Paul K. Frost, Kevin J. Kuros and Marjorie C. Decker relative to home health care and hospice tax deductions. 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.2527 HD913 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2527) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others that tobacco tax revenues be used to reduce tobacco use. Revenue.
H.2568 HD711 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2568) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to real estate tax relief for certain owners of residential property. Revenue.
H.2569 HD727 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2569) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote sales tax fairness for small businesses. Revenue.
H.2575 HD2998 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2575) 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.2576 HD3097 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2576) 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.2577 HD3099 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2577) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to increase the excise tax on alcoholic beverages. Revenue.
H.2605 HD1656 By Mr. Mahoney of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2605) of John J. Mahoney and others relative to the process for collecting delinquent property taxes. Revenue.
H.2709 HD424 By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2709) of Brian M. Ashe and others for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor designating the last day of February as Rare Disease Day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2726 HD1871 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2726) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to state contracting for cleaning, maintenance or security guard services . 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.2768 HD2756 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2768) of Louis L. Kafka and others for legislation designate October 18 as inflammatory breast cancer awareness day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2771 HD3154 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2771) of Kay Khan and others relative to authorizing the Governor to appoint a registered nurse to the Health Policy Commission. 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.2793 HD3449 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2793) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to designate June sixteenth as domestic workers’ rights day. 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.2852 HD2297 By Messrs. Calter of Kingston and Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2852) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to net metering, community shared solar and energy storage. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2854 HD3010 By Mr. Carvalho of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2854) of Evandro C. Carvalho and others relative to providing for matching grants for funding gigabit-speed networks and for the evaluation of consumer focused municipal broadband service offerings. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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.2868 HD3553 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2868) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to utility meters and the rights of utility ratepayers. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2870 HD1173 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2870) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to protecting consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas. 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.2875 HD3186 By Representative Fox of Boston and Senator Creem, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2875) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to the definition of “beverage” and the redemption of containers under the bottle law, so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2878 HD3277 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2878) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the installation of new permanent outdoor lighting fixtures and the cost of operating such fixtures. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2882 HD389 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2882) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to establish a double pole advisory council to recommend rules and regulations to reduce the use of double utility poles. 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.2892 HD1432 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2892) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to double utility poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2905 HD70 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2905) of Tom Sannicandro, Brian M. Ashe and Marjorie C. Decker relative to reverse vending machine bottle and can deposit redemption. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2911 HD2050 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2911) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to net metering by utility companies. 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.2927 HD1759 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2927) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to create the position of poet laureate of the Commonwealth. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2931 HD1181 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. [BILL NUMBER]) of Chris Walsh for legislation to establish the position of state architect laureate to promote greater appreciation of the architectural history of the state house and other public buildings in the commonwealth . Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2952 HD3435 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2952) of Paul Brodeur and others for legislation to exempt disabled veterans from motor vehicle registration fees on primary passenger vehicles. Transportation.
H.2969 HD237 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2969) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to allowing electric vehicles in high occupancy lanes. Transportation.
H.2985 HD1650 By Representative Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2985) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others relative to junior operator's licenses . Transportation.
H.3003 HD3492 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3003) of Sean Garballey and others relative to contract assistance for Central Artery debt of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. Transportation.
H.3008 HD425 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3008) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to include the towns of Belmont and Watertown in the Massachusetts Port Authority Community Advisory Committee. 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.3025 HD3131 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3025) of Louis L. Kafka and others providing for an investigation and study to identify existing structural or policy-based impediments to delivering a more comprehensive and efficient transportation system for the senior, disabled, and veteran populations . Transportation.
H.3026 HD2490 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3026) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to improving passenger rail service between Springfield and Boston. 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.3047 HD1093 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3047) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to direct the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to make driving records available online for informational purposes. Transportation.
H.3072 HD2130 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3072) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to protect bicyclists in bicycle lanes. 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.3077 HD1950 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3077) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others relative to the requirements for distinctive registration plates. Transportation.
H.3081 HD1772 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3081) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation relative to motorcycle safety with malfunctioning traffic signals not detecting motorcycles. Transportation.
H.3085 HD584 By Messrs. Smizik of Brookline and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3085) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to creates incentives to help promote the adoption of electric vehicles. Transportation.
H.3100 HD3098 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3100) of William M. Straus and others that the the Department of Transportation assess the current status of the transportation system of the Commonwealth. Transportation.
H.3127 HD1988 By Representative Atkins of Concord and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3127) of Cory Atkins and others for the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to convene a Constitutional Convention to consider amendments to the Constitution to limit the influence of money in our political system. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3132 HD1381 By Representative Chan of Quincy and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3132) of Tackey Chan and others for legislation to increase the annuities paid to certain disabled veterans and their families. Veterans and Federal Affairs.

In 2012, Marjorie Decker was elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives representing the 25th Middlesex District, including parts of the Cambridge neighborhoods of West, North, Riverside, Cambridgeport and mid-Cambridge. Representative Decker is both humbled and proud to serve the diverse and vibrant citizens of Cambridge and help to make it the strongest community it can be.

Marjorie has deep roots in the community. Growing up in public housing in Cambridgeport, she was the first in her family to graduate from high school, Cambridge Rindge and Latin. She then went on to graduate with honors from UMass Amherst, and earned her masters at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government in 2007, focusing on Human Rights and Children.

Prior to her time at the Kennedy School, Marjorie served as legislative aide to former Representative Alice Wolf (D, Cambridge), her predecessor. Before her time with Rep. Wolf, Marjorie worked for current Representative Ellen Story (D, Amherst), gaining extensive experience in the state legislature.

A long-time advocate for families and affordable housing, in 1998, Marjorie temporarily left state government to serve as the Executive Director of the Equal Justice Coalition, which fights to increase support for civil legal aid for low-income people. In 1999, Marjorie returned to local government as a Cambridge City Councilor, becoming the youngest woman ever elected to that body.

She is currently serving out her final – and seventh term – on the council, where she continues to be a strong voice for social justice and the local community. For the last six years, Marjorie has chaired the city’s Finance and Budget committee, overseeing $500 million in city funds, and has led its Public Health Committee.

Throughout her career, Marjorie has been recognized as a tireless advocate for her constituents. She was the first woman to be honored by the Greater Boston Labor Council for her work on behalf of immigrants and workers as well as the youngest woman to be inducted into the Boston YWCA’s prestigious Academy of Woman Achievers for her advocacy for affordable housing and economic justice. Marjorie has also served on the board of the Cambridge Anti-Poverty Agency and the Cambridge Peace Commission.

‘All politics being local’, Marjorie is committed to strengthening local communities and helping them grow as demonstrated not only throughout the neighborhoods of Cambridge, but globally as well. In 2003, she was appointed to the United Nations International Association of Peace Messenger Cities, which provided an opportunity for her to travel the world to address issues of mining exploitation, stateless refugee children living in detention centers and nuclear disarmament. She continues to serve on the executive board.

Marjorie has been a staunch leader in her public service career. She has fought for citizens, families, veterans and seniors. In the legislature, Marjorie will continue to advocate for Cambridge residents as well as individuals across the state to ensure that every needy and eligible person has access to affordable housing, quality education and comprehensive health care.

Outside of state and local government, Representative Marjorie Decker enjoys spending time with her two young children and husband.

Personal Information

Profession: State Representative and City Councilor
Children: 2
Religion: Catholic

Education & Public Service

  • Harvard Kennedy School , MPA
  • UMass Amherst, BA
  • Cambridge Rindge and Latin, H.S.
  • 2013-present: State Representative, 25th Middlesex District
  • 2004-2006: Cambridge Vice-Mayor
  • 2003: Appointed to the United Nations International Association of Peace Messenger Cities
  • 1999-2013: Cambridge City Councilor
  • Representative Decker celebrates the 40th anniversary of the passage of Roe v. Wade with fellow legislators and nonprofits.

  • Representative Decker discusses gun violence and improving the safety of communities with Cambridge Mayor Henrietta Davis, Cambridge Police Commissioner Robert Haas, School Superintendent Jeff Young and John Rosenthal, founder of Stop Hand Gun Violence No

Twenty-Fifth Middlesex consisting of Cambridge: Ward 4, Ward 6: Precincts 2, 3, Wards 7, 8, Ward 10: Precincts 1, 2.