Mary S. Keefe Representative

D Worcester
Mary S. Keefe

Addresses

State House
Room 473F
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2210
Fax: 617-626-0286
Email: Mary.Keefe@mahouse.gov
Bill Docket Bill Title
SD11 For legislation relative to the humane treatment of disabled persons
SD37 For legislation relative to the practice of acupuncture.
SD41 For legislation relative to Medicaid eligibility for seniors.
SD42 For legislation relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility.
SD44 For legislation to ensure effective health care cost control.
SD47 For legislation relative to spouses as caregivers.
SD49 For legislation to increase health insurer reporting transparency.
SD95 For legislation to promote employment
SD128 For legislation relative to just cause terminations.
SD156 For legislation to econmically stabilize displaced service workers.
SD165 For legislation to ensure safe medication administration
SD170 For legislation to debar employers who violate federal immigration laws from contracting with the Commonwealth
SD223 For legislation to establish a moratorium for charter schools
SD235 For legislation relative to patient safety
SD285 For legislation to combat climate change.
SD303 For legislation to promote livable communities and zoning reform act.
SD304 For legislation to promote livable communities.
SD306 For legislation to improve the Commonwealth's economy with a strong minimum wage.
SD307 For legislation to establish civil and criminal penalties for the female genital mutilation of minors.
SD310 For legislation to further define standards of employee safety.
SD311 For legislation to remove the restrictions on the licenses of nurse practitioners and certified registered nurse anesthetists as recommended by the Institute of Medicine and the Federal Trade Commission
SD317 For legislation to promote the planning and development of sustainable communities
SD329 For legislation to promote access to accurate medical information
SD343 For legislation relative to the penalty for failure to provide workers' compensation insurance.
SD347 For legislation to promote safety in the transportation of students
SD367 For legislation relative to Congo conflict minerals.
SD374 For legislation to reduce solid waste, increase recycling and generate municipal cost savings.
SD391 For legislation to modernize voter registration and jury pool lists.
SD396 For legislation to invest in our communities and tax exemptions.
SD398 For legislation relative to equal access to public places regardless of gender identity.
SD400 For legislation relative to dropout prevention and recovery
SD430 For legislation relative to early education funding
SD435 For legislation to create a transitional aid to families with dependent children career pathways trust fund
SD449 For legislation relative to hunting with Unmanned Aerial Systems.
SD472 For legislation relative to housing and redevelopment authority vacancies.
SD473 For legislation to establish a public health option.
SD489 For legislation to provide for an early retirement incentive for state employees.
SD490 For legislation to define fraud in the public bidding process.
SD494 For legislation relative to transparency in private utility construction contracts.
SD496 For legislation relative to employee benefits reporting.
SD508 For legislation to provide fair chances for employment
SD514 For legislation relative to a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing
SD520 For legislation relative to creating a pilot program to transfer high acuity behavioral health and dual diagnosis patients away from overcrowded emergency departments
SD549 For legislation realtive to out of state mooring
SD553 For legislation relative to solar drying of laundry
SD565 For legislation to eliminate health disparities in the commonwealth
SD599 For legislation relative to higher education opportunities for high school graduates in the Commonwealth.
SD604 For legislation to promote job training in the Commonwealth.
SD670 For legislation to sustain community preservation revenue
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.
SD706 For legislation to include childbirth under insurance policies providing for diability income
SD714 For legislation to create a maximum allowable check-cashing rate
SD730 For legislation to provide time to develop better measures of and assistance for student learning.
SD733 For legislation to establish and financing a drug collection and disposal program.
SD735 For legislation relative to student assessment data
SD736 For legislation to improve the collection and analsis of data realitve to traffic stops.
SD738 For legislation to require health care employers to develop and implement programs to prevent workplace violence
SD765 For legislation relative to the compostion of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
SD770 For legislation relative to healthy families and businesses
SD796 For legislation relative to community college tuition
SD831 For legislation to strengthen the Massachusetts home care program.
SD852 For legislation to establish a living wage for employees of big box retail stores and fast food chains.
SD889 For legislation to protect the natural and historic resources of the Commonwealth
SD894 For legislation to require health care coverage for the emergency psychiatric services
SD899 For legislation relative to providing for disposition of surplus state real property based on smart growth land use policies
SD906 For legislation to create the Hampden County Commission on the Status of Women and Girls
SD908 For legislation to provide more timely treatment of inpatient mental health care
SD912 For legislation to expand the sale of products by farmer breweries
SD920 For legislation to prevent unnecessary vacancies in foreclosed homes
SD963 For legislation to require MassHealth to cover certified peer specialist services.
SD964 For legislation to support educational opportunity for all.
SD968 For legislation relative to expungement of criminal or juvenile records for individuals who committed offenses as children or young adults
SD985 For legislation relative to Lyme Disease treatment coverage
SD987 For legislation relative to financial literacy in schools
SD996 For legislation to establish Medicare for all in Massachusetts
SD1001 For legislation to promote restorative justice practices
SD1014 For legislation relative to equity in public contracting in honor of Bruce C. Bolling
SD1026 For legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information.
SD1027 For legislation to establish permanent voter registration for registered voters who move within the Commonwealth
SD1036 For legislation relative to the central registry of voters
SD1040 For legislation relative to debarment in public contracts.
SD1043 For legislation relative to the workforce competitiveness trust fund
SD1045 For legislation relative to the workforce competitiveness trust fund
SD1061 For legislation relative to Child-Centered Family Law.
SD1072 For legislation to accelerate student success through expanded learning time
SD1088 For legislation to improve access to public records.
SD1092 For legislation to promote energy efficiency and green jobs
SD1094 For legislation relative to Huntington's Disease
SD1101 For legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth
SD1110 For legislation to improve the earned income credit for working families
SD1129 For legislation to ensure an adequate living wage.
SD1146 For legislation relative to alternatives to foreclosure
SD1165 For legislation to require gas leak repairs during certain road projects
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
SD1215 For legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing
SD1249 For legislation to repeal the sales tax exemption for jet fuel.
SD1250 For legislation relative to an employee protection act.
SD1273 For legislation to protect temporary workers’ unemployment benefits
SD1280 For legislation to establish a education loan repayment program for social workers in areas of need
SD1313 An Act to establish a commission to study the feasibility of creating and funding a universal children's savings account
SD1314 For legislation to establish a commission relative to group purchasing of health insurance for private sector human service workers
SD1369 For legislation relative to the tipped minimum wage
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
SD1404 For legislation relative to corporations, shareholders, and political expenditures
SD1409 For legislation relative to military grade controlled property
SD1417 For legislation relative to medical placement of terminal and incapacitated inmates.
SD1418 For legislation to provide health education in schools
SD1423 For legislation to establish pay equity.
HD1442 For legislation to provide pre-kindergarten education to four year old children meeting specific requirements in gateway cities
SD1479 For legislation to create a right to representation for college students in some school disciplinary matters.
SD1491 For legislation to reform pretrial process.
SD1499 For legislation relative to home care services.
SD1503 For legislation relative to essential health benefits.
SD1522 For legislation to provide for safe patient handling
SD1530 For legislation relative to the enhanced management of early childhood caries among MassHealth patients
SD1546 For legislation to promote use of body-worn cameras by law enforcement
SD1554 For legislation relative to improving graduation rates at public colleges and universities
SD1555 For legislation relative to Massachusetts high school diplomas
SD1557 For legislation relative to nondiscrimination regional advisory boards
SD1572 For legislation relative to vacant, foreclosing and foreclosed property in the Commonwealth
SD1575 For legislation relative to youth emancipation
SD1616 For legislation relative to net metering, community shared solar and energy storage
SD1620 For legislation to promote transparency, best practices, and better outcomes for children and communities.
SD1641 For legislation relative to sexual violence on higher education campuses
HD1648 An Act relative to local procurement
SD1654 For legislation to promote efficiency and transparency in economic development
SD1658 For legislation relative to transparency of economic development spending
SD1665 For legislation relative to motor vehicle license suspension
HD1684 An Act related to unfunded mandates on public schools
SD1698 For legislation to restore community trust in Massachusetts law enforcement
HD1709 An Act relative to independent contractors
SD1727 For legislation to create construction relevance in the economic development incentive program.
HD1728 An Act relative to privatization contracts
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
SD1762 For legislation relative to universal early education and full-day kindergarten.
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.
SD1783 For legislation to promote awareness of safe recreation in public waterways.
SD1811 For legislation to involve youth in civic engagement
SD1813 For legislation to establish election day registration
SD1825 For legislation relative to certified professional midwives
SD1826 For legislation relative to the retirement benefits of state police dispatchers
SD1829 For legislation to establish fair scheduling for employees in the Commonwealth
SD1842 For legislation to enhance access to electronic public records.
SD1853 An Act establishing a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program
SD1854 For legislation relative to pension fund performance and accountability
SD1874 For legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity
SD1885 For legislation relative to traffic and pedestrian stop data.
SD1991 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Harriette L. Chandler and Mary S. Keefe for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Christine Chrzanowski, an employee of the Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital. Public Service.
SD2000 For legislation to clarify municipal authority regarding cash sureties
HD2380 Relative to prohibiting the solitary confinement of inmates twenty-one years of age or younger
HD2388 An Act RELATIVE TO ADULT BASIC EDUCATION ACCESS AND QUALITY
HD2395 An Act AN ACT RELATIVE TO BLIGHTED PROPERTIES
HD2399 An Act AN ACT CREATING CONSTRUCTION RELEVANCE IN THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM
HD2400 An Act AN ACT RELATIVE TO IMITATION FIREARMS
HD2403 An Act relative to the evaluation of contractors with the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance
HD2463 An Act requiring insurance providers cover a minimum of 30 days for in-patient substance abuse treatment
HD2884 An Act encouraging the use of SNAP benefits at farmers markets
HD2887 An Act relative to establishing an independent review board for police shootings
HD2905 An Act relative to term lengths
HD3211 An Act to clarify parental rights in the administration of standardized tests
HD3391 An Act providing for certain health insurance coverage
S.29 SD1992 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 29) of Michael O. Moore, Harriette L. Chandler, James J. O'Day, Daniel M. Donahue and other members of the General Court (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to authorize the city manager of the city of Worcester to appoint the chair of the Worcester redevelopment authority. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.79 HD1343 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 79) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to providing child care assistance to homeless families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.89 HD901 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 89) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others for legislation to prohibit the use of procedures which cause physical pain or deny a reasonable humane existence to persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.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.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.112 HD2477 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 112) of James J. O'Day, Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to protecting Department of Children and Families social workers’ home addresses. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.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.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.135 HD769 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 135) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to establish an office of youth development within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.152 HD1600 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 152) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to expand the sale of products by farmer breweries. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.187 HD2749 By Representative Ferguson of Holden and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 187) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to the issuance of tenant/host brewer licenses for the purpose of producing and packaging beer. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.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.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.245 HD1785 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 245) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.249 HD1137 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 249) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to the occupation of advanced dental hygiene practitioner. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.255 HD2780 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 255) of Denise Provost and others relative to local control of liquor licenses. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.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.320 HD1135 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 320) of Michael D. Brady and others for legislation to prohibit the management of charter schools by for-profit entities. Education.
H.323 HD2128 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 323) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to the implementation of full-day kindergarten. Education.
H.335 HD3518 By Representative Cantwell of Marshfield and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 335) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to school safety and student success through school-based law enforcement. 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.339 HD289 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 339) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the teaching of health education in schools. Education.
H.340 HD1471 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 340) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to providing a public education system of sufficient quality. Education.
H.341 HD2917 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 341) of Marjorie C. Decker and others for legislation to establish pilot programs for universal pre-kindergarten in gateway cities and other low-income neighborhoods or communities. Education.
H.344 HD3069 By Representative DiZoglio of Methuen and Senator O'Connor Ives, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 344) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to substance abuse education in public schools. Education.
H.346 HD3549 By Representatives DiZoglio of Methuen and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 346) of Diana DiZoglio and others for legislation to require the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to develop a civic education curriculum to be included within the history and/or social science curriculum. 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.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.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.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.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.468 HD941 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 468) of Denise Provost and others relative to homeless and unaccompanied students. Education.
H.471 HD1142 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 471) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to require the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to encourage media literacy education. Education.
H.474 HD3473 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 474) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others relative to the collection and dissemination of student data. Education.
H.489 HD3162 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 489) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to establish universal early education and full-day kindergarten in the Commonwealth. 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.494 HD1322 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 494) of Thomas M. Stanley and others for legislation to exempt employees of a public school districts from fees associated with background checks. Education.
H.497 HD416 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 497) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to repealing the testing requirements for graduation under the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System. 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.520 HD2456 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 520) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to stabilizing the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities. 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.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.549 HD2646 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 549) of Diana DiZoglio and others that public school students of voting age be instructed on the voter registration process and provided access to voter registration forms. 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.561 HD665 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 561) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to establish a citizens' initiative review commission to review initiative or referendum petitions to be voted on at general elections. 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.623 HD1080 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 623) of Ruth B. Balser, James B. Eldridge and others relative to the disposition of public lands with conservation protected status. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.655 HD2336 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 655) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the use and protection of pollinators. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.663 HD3397 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 663) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag pollution. 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.687 HD857 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 687) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to the implementation of strategies for reducing solid waste and increasing recycling in the Commonwealth. 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.707 HD1407 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 707) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish old growth forest reserves in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.711 HD2034 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 711) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish a state meat inspection program and enhance the meat and poultry slaughter and processing infrastructure in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.721 HD2544 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 721) of Paul W. Mark and Mary S. Keefe relative to industrial hemp. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.731 HD2007 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 731) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for legislation to establish an advisory committee on the protection of honeybees in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.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.742 HD3254 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 742) of Denise Provost and others relative to discharges of certain waste into public waterways. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.754 HD1325 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 754) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to compute and track the individual and collective lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions of all fuels. 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.761 HD794 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 761) of Ellen Story and others relative to the labeling of plant seeds. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.773 HD1184 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 773) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to regulate the cultivation of industrial hemp. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.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.790 HD1841 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 790) of Christine P. Barber and others to improve efficiency and coordination of health through a new division of health insurance. Financial Services.
H.804 HD3433 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 804) of Paul Brodeur and others for legislation to protect families from adverse financial conditions caused by unreasonable debt. Financial Services.
H.809 HD3282 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 809) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to provide for paid family leave within a new temporary disability insurance program. 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.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.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.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.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.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.968 HD1876 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 968) of Jennifer E. Benson and others that the Office of Medicaid establish a bundled payment pilot program. 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.988 HD667 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 988) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility. Health Care Financing.
H.989 HD670 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 989) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to Medicaid expansion. Health Care Financing.
H.991 HD2452 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 991) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others for legislation to provide insurance coverage for chemical dependency, including alcoholism, within the Division of Medical Assistance. Health Care Financing.
H.996 HD286 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 996) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the payment and preservation of beds in nursing home facilities for recipients of MassHealth benefits. Health Care Financing.
H.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.1033 HD1746 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1033) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to create a public health insurance agency to compete with private insurers. 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.1055 HD2540 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1055) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to increase the share of courses taught by full-time tenure and tenure-track faculty. Higher Education.
H.1056 HD3230 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1056) of Paul W. Mark and others relative to providing for loan forgiveness for health care professionals serving under served rural communities. Higher Education.
H.1058 HD3025 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1058) of James J. O'Day and others relative to in-state tuition and fee retention for University of Massachusetts Medical School students. Higher Education.
H.1059 HD3033 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1059) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to expand class size for non-residents at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. 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.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.1141 HD456 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1141) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to foreclosures in the historic districts of Massachusetts. Housing.
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.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.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.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.1249 HD2401 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1249) of Daniel Cullinane and others relative to criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
H.1256 HD357 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1256) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to data derived from technology used for toll collections. The Judiciary.
H.1270 HD2308 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1270) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to expunge the records of persons falsely accused and juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.1278 HD1893 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1278) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others relative to rendering the criminal and civil justice systems accessible to victims of sexual violence. The Judiciary.
H.1289 HD1663 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1289) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to certain civil infractions. 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.1364 HD151 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1364) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to the reporting sex offender treatment program outcomes by the Commissioner of Department of Correction and the Department of Youth Services. The Judiciary.
H.1369 HD238 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1369) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to recidivism reducing program reporting by the Department of Correction. 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.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.1430 HD227 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1430) of Kay Khan and others relative to the protection of children in foster care. 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.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.1461 HD890 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1461) of Jay D. Livingstone and others for legislation to allow individuals to institute and prosecute a civil action for injunctive relief for violation of laws relative to meal breaks for employees. 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.1465 HD3303 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1465) of Jay D. Livingstone and others for legislation to prohibit government video surveillance of public or private property without first providing sufficient public notice. 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.1515 HD124 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1515) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to the compensation of chief probation officers of the Trial Court. 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.1552 HD3402 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1552) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to reduce the time within which actions may be taken to recover certain amounts due after a foreclosure. The Judiciary.
H.1556 HD2082 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1556) of David M. Rogers, Mary S. Keefe and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation to provide further protection for grand jurors. 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.1561 HD3436 By Representative Rogers of Cambridge and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1561) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to legalize marijuana and establish a tax on the cannabis industry. The Judiciary.
H.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.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.1614 HD406 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1614) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to telephone service for inmates in correctional institutions. 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.1621 HD1979 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1621) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to establish the Massachusetts prisoner bone marrow donation program. The Judiciary.
H.1622 HD2019 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1622) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to establish guidelines for the releasing of prisoners for medical reasons. 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.1627 HD476 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1627) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and Mary S. Keefe for legislation to permit Sheriffs to grant work release to inmates without direct supervision by corrections officers in the inmate's place of employment. 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.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.1697 HD3469 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1697) of Mark J. Cusack and Mary S. Keefe establishing a special commission to make an investigation and study relative to accountability in labor and services provided by contractors and subcontractors in the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1698 HD1301 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1698) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to employment and job training. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1699 HD750 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1699) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to workers' compensation to persons with permanent and total injuries. 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.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.1714 HD2342 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1714) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to vocational training for the unemployed. 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.1716 HD2348 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1716) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for legislation to prevent contracts of waivers in employment cases of claims concerning discrimination, non-payment of wages or benefits, retaliation or harassment or violation of public policy. 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, Sean Garballey and others for legislation to ensure the payment of at least a living wage to all employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1740 HD2522 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1740) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to require business owners to notify employees of their eligibility to purchase or bid on said business prior to transfers of the business. 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, Kate Hogan 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, Marc R. Pacheco and others for legislation to further define standards of employee safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1760 HD432 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1760) of Denise Provost and others relative to further regulating certain individuals applying for or receiving unemployment benefits. 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.1765 HD65 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1765) of Tom Sannicandro and others relative to strengthening the civil penalties of stop work orders under the workers' compensation statute. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1766 HD66 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1766) of Tom Sannicandro and others to further regulate workers' compensation. 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, Joan B. Lovely 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, Jennifer L. Flanagan and others for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing, and harrassment, without regard to protected class status. 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.1792 HD48 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1792) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to creating a difficult to manage unit within the Department of Mental Health. 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.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.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.1799 HD2597 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1799) of Kay Khan and others relative to inpatient mental health care 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.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.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.1839 HD385 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1839) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to handicapped parking spaces regulated by cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1849 HD868 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1849) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1867 HD3556 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1867) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to establish a Hampshire-Franklin Commission on the Status of Women. Municipalities and Regional Government.
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.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.1934 HD2375 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1934) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to bans plastic beads used in facial scrubs, shampoos and toothpastes. 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.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.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.1973 HD45 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1973) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to the modernization of optometric patient care. Public Health.
H.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.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.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.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.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.2029 HD2483 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Joyce, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2029) of James J. O'Day and others that hospitals provide certain patients in inpatient or observation status oral and written notice of such placement. Public Health.
H.2064 HD459 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2064) of Frank I. Smizik and others requiring health care coverage for the medically necessary treatment for disease, illness, injury, or bodily dysfunction required by a student's individual educational program. Public Health.
H.2065 HD1502 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2065) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to protect patients approved by physicians and certified by the Department of Public Health to access medical marijuana. 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.2101 HD2617 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2101) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to require seatbelts in school buses. 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.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.2135 HD391 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2135) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to the investment of funds in certain institution engaged in the manufacture, distribution or sale of firearms and weapons. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2136 HD157 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2136) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to establish and award grants for the reduction of violence in municipalities. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2169 HD430 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2169) of Denise Provost and others relative to military equipment procurement by local law enforcement departments. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2170 HD2804 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2170) of Denise Provost and others relative to body-worn cameras by law enforcement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2181 HD398 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2181) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to prohibit tethering, leashing or the use of certain other restraints of prisoners participating in work release programs. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2196 HD1460 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2196) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to establish the building code coordinating council. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2253 HD1335 By Mr. Crighton of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2253) of Brendan P. Crighton and others relative to killed-in-the-line-of duty benefits for certain public employees. Public Service.
H.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.2263 HD3466 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2263) of Mark J. Cusack and others for legislation to mandate restroom breaks for public transit employees. Public Service.
H.2266 HD556 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2266) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to joint and last survivor allowances paid under the contributory retirement system. Public Service.
H.2267 HD558 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2267) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the restoration to service of certain public employees retired for disability. Public Service.
H.2269 HD1530 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2269) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the divestment of state pension funds from holdings in fossil fuel companies. Public Service.
H.2280 HD1124 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2280) of Daniel M. Donahue, Mary S. Keefe and James J. O'Day for legislation to include licensed electricians employed at the Massachusetts housing authorities in Group 4 of the contributory retirement system for public employees. 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.2353 HD1345 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2353) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to the retirement benefits of state police dispatchers. Public Service.
H.2362 HD884 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2362) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to the indemnification of fire alarm division personnel. Public Service.
H.2363 HD885 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2363) of Jay D. Livingstone and others for legislation to include fire alarm division employees in Group 4 of the contributory retirement system. Public Service.
H.2364 HD1415 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2364) of Jay D. Livingstone and others for legislation to extend line-of-duty public safety death benefits to all public employees. 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.2383 HD2472 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2383) of James J. O'Day and others relative to pension benefits for surviving spouses of Department of Children and Families social workers killed in the line of duty. 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.2386 HD2475 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2386) of James J. O'Day and others relative to retirement benefits of certain employees of the Department of Children and Families. 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.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.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.2479 HD1533 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2479) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the earned income credit for working families. 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.2524 HD557 By Mr. Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2524) of Carmine L. Gentile and others for legislation to allow municipalities to exempt up to fifty percent of real estate taxes for seniors whose annual property taxes exceed ten percent of their annual income. Revenue.
H.2525 HD2455 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2525) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to providing tax incentives for small scale commercial development for gateway cities. Revenue.
H.2526 HD2353 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2526) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others relative to repealing property tax exemptions for certain lessees of the Massachusetts Port Authority. Revenue.
H.2528 HD1869 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2528) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to the taxation of unearned income. 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.2587 HD2943 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Creem, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2587) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to further regulate expenditures for mortgages from the Community Preservation Trust Fund. 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.2613 HD407 By Messrs. McMurtry of Dedham and Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2613) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to exempting certain school supply expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers from the income tax. Revenue.
H.2668 HD3007 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2668) of Denise Provost and others for the imposition of a tax on certain private institutions of higher learning for the purpose of establishing a separate fund to be known as the educational opportunity for all trust fund. Revenue.
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.2736 HD1845 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2736) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others for legislation to establish an executive office of food resources and security. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2747 HD1519 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2747) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor setting aside the month of May as the official month of kindness. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2772 HD1190 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2772) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to the storage and dissemination of certain public records in an electronic format. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2812 HD2863 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2812) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the establishment of a secretary to reduce and prevent homelessness. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2813 HD2882 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2813) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to establish the Massachusetts law revision commission. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2815 HD1986 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2815) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to provide for the disposition of certain state property based on smart growth land use policies. 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.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.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.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.2953 HD2278 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2953) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to establish the Massachusetts rail transit fund. Transportation.
H.2975 HD606 By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2975) of Daniel M. Donahue and others for legislation to authorize the use of the Highway Fund to convert private ways to public ways. 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.3009 HD1587 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3009) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to license plate tracking. Transportation.
H.3039 HD2584 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3039) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to motor vehicle license suspension record privacy. Transportation.
H.3068 HD932 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3068) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to prohibit the use of a mobile phone while operating a motor vehicle on any public way. Transportation.
H.3071 HD1146 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3071) of David M. Rogers and others relative to crosswalks erected and maintained on public ways. 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.3136 HD3527 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3136) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to creating an advisory committee to investigate and study ways to augment services to returning veterans to reduce the rate of suicide and the effects of post traumatic stress disorder, depression and anxiety among veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3178 HD710 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3178) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to establish a legislative budget office. Ways and Means.
H.3221 HD1902 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3221) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to school nutrition. Education.
H.3238 HD1867 By Ms. Fiola of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3238) of Carole A. Fiola and others for legislation to establish the Olmsted Park improvement fund. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3242 HD369 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3242) of Ellen Story and others relative to the labeling of genetically engineered food. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3283 HD2747 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3283) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to stipends for interns of the General Court. Public Service.
H.3312 HD2874 By Mr. Gonzalez of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3312) of Carlos Gonzalez and others for legislation to authorize the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to suspend the license of persons in possession of a controlled substances inside motor vehicles with minor children present. Transportation.

Mary Keefe, State Representative elect for 15th Worcester District.

A lifelong resident of Massachusetts, and originally from the town of Sutton, Mary has lived in downtown Worcester for close to thirty years. Neighborhood life and community work have been centric for Mary in her organizing work. She has been a longtime neighborhood leader and advocate for the importance of democracy and public life. Her affiliations include; founding member of Progressive Democrats of Massachusetts, Co-chair of Worcester Interfaith, board member of the Green Hill Park Coalition, and founding member of the Worcester Community Labor Coalition.

For the past 12 years, Mary Keefe has been the Executive Director, of the Pleasant Street Neighborhood Network Center (PSNNC); a grass roots resident led organization that centers its work on issues that most concern working families, immigrants, business leaders, churches and institutions within the Piedmont area of the Worcester 15th District. Though the target area of the PSNNC is geographically specific, the work of the organization has had city-wide impact in terms of modeling solutions to inner city challenges such as lack of summer jobs for youth, youth violence and impact on families, isolation and lack of community, failing neighborhood schools, and gaps in public safety services.

Inspired by and committed to the practice of community organizing Mary is excited for the chance to extend this work as State Representative and continuing to make a difference in the lives of her constituents.

She has three adult children, Joe, Thom and Nora Kate Keefe. Mary is a graduate of Massachusetts College of Art, has been an art educator at the Worcester Art Museum for many years and an active member of Blackstone Printmakers.

Personal Information

Profession: Community Organizer
Children: 3
Religion: Catholic

Career Highlights

  • Executive Director, Pleasant Street Neighborhood Network Center
  • Founding member Progressive Democrats of Massachusetts

Education & Public Service

  • Massachusetts College of Art, BFA ‘71
  • Industrial Areas Foundation, 10 day National Training
  • Telegram & Gazette Visions Award for Community Service 2006
Fifteenth Worcester, consisting of Worcester: Ward 3: Precinct 4, Ward 4, Ward 5: Precinct 3, Ward 10: Precincts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.