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Patricia D. Jehlen Senator

D Somerville
Patricia D. Jehlen

Addresses

State House
Room 513
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-1578
Fax: 617-722-1117
Email: Patricia.Jehlen@masenate.gov
Bill Docket Bill Title
SD1993 By Mr. Rush, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael F. Rush, Bruce J. Ayers, Edward F. Coppinger, Claire D. Cronin and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home modifications for seniors. Revenue.
HD3862 By Mr. Timilty of Milton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Walter F. Timilty and others that the Massachusetts Port Authority conduct a noise and land use compatibility study at Logan International Airport. Transportation.
S.12 SD1 By Ms. Murray, a petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 12) of Therese Murray, Josh S. Cutler, James M. Cantwell, Barry R. Finegold and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to absentee and early voting. Election Laws.
S.19 SD70 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 19) of Gale D. Candaras, Patricia D. Jehlen and Linda Dorcena Forry for legislation to encourage low-income savings and economic opportunity. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.21 SD135 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 21) of Gale D. Candaras, Christopher G. Fallon, Louis L. Kafka, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to supervise the personal care attendant program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.22 SD136 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 22) of Gale D. Candaras, John W. Scibak, Stephen L. DiNatale, Alan Silvia and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a loan repayment program for direct care human service workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.23 SD140 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 23) of Gale D. Candaras, Denise Andrews, John F. Keenan, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide personal care attendant orientation . Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.24 SD145 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 24) of Gale D. Candaras, Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger and Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities . Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.26 SD236 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 26) of Karen E. Spilka, Anthony W. Petruccelli, John Hart, Jr., James F. Burke, Jr., Mass. Sheriff's Assoc. and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand juvenile jurisdiction, increase public safety and protect children from harm. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.35 SD501 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 35) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Linda Dorcena Forry, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation regarding pathways to family economic self-sufficiency . Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.51 SD1034 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 51) of James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger, Michael J. Rodrigues, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a education loan repayment program for social workers in areas of need . Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.52 SD1117 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 52) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Andrews, Mary S. Keefe, Jay R. Kaufman and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote restorative justice practices. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.63 HD48 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 63) of William M. Straus and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to absentee voting by qualified voters of the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
S.69 SD767 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 69) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Martha M. Walz, Michael O. Moore, Michael Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish an early education and out-of-school time capital fund . Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.80 SD711 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 80) of Michael Barrett, Cleon H. Turner, Paul McMurtry, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.88 SD1218 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 88) of Cynthia S. Creem and Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation to update the alcohol excise tax. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.114 HD872 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 114) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a pilot program to provide educational and training programs to low-income families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.135 HD364 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 135) of James J. O'Day and others relative to housing and support services to unaccompanied homeless youth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.154 HD2607 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 154) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. 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.
S.155 SD665 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 155) of James E. Timilty, Attorney General Martha Coakley, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate secondary metals dealing. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.158 HD1239 By Mr. Sullivan of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 158) of David B. Sullivan and others relative to cueing and supervision in the personal care attendant program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.173 SD1119 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 173) of James B. Eldridge, Sheila C. Harrington, Denise Andrews, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote efficiency and transparency in economic development . Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.174 SD1120 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 174) of James B. Eldridge, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Mark C. Montigny, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transparency of economic development spending. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.207 SD1419 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 207) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Katherine M. Clark, Barry R. Finegold, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation to revive the Foundation Budget Review Commission. Education.
S.208 SD1489 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 208) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Michael R. Knapik, Harriette L. Chandler, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to dropout prevention and recovery. Education.
S.209 SD34 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 209) of Katherine M. Clark, Jason M. Lewis, John W. Scibak, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation realtive to healthy youth and sex education. Education.
S.210 SD168 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 210) of Katherine M. Clark, Martha M. Walz, Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to safe and supportive schools. Education.
S.214 SD1163 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 214) of Katherine M. Clark, Kay Khan, Patricia D. Jehlen, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to ensure student progression. Education.
S.223 SD765 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 223) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, Marc R. Pacheco, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the quality in early education care centers. Education.
S.225 SD1642 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 225) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Patricia D. Jehlen, James B. Eldridge, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to English language programs in the Commonwealth's schools. Education.
S.246 SD343 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 246) of Thomas M. McGee, Kay Khan, William N. Brownsberger, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to physical education in public schools. Education.
S.258 SD799 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 258) of Marc R. Pacheco, Patricia D. Jehlen, Danielle W. Gregoire, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to charter schools. Education.
S.285 SD139 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 285) of Gale D. Candaras, Denise Andrews, Christine E. Canavan, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation that provisions be made to create a special commission on institutional long term care services. Elder Affairs.
S.289 SD888 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 289) of Katherine M. Clark, Jason M. Lewis, Christopher G. Fallon, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to regard the SHINE health insurance counseling program. Elder Affairs.
S.303 SD1020 By Ms. O'Connor Ives, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 303) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Marc R. Pacheco, Patricia D. Jehlen and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to psychotropic medications. Elder Affairs.
S.321 SD1082 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 321) of James B. Eldridge, Cory Atkins, William N. Brownsberger, Christopher G. Fallon and other members of the General Court for legislation to disclose political spending. Election Laws.
H.324 HD2634 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 324) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to transparency in economic development spending. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.325 HD2636 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 325) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to the collection and reporting of data necessary to assess total spending or to judge the impact of economic development investments. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.327 SD1562 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 327) of Barry R. Finegold, Sal N. DiDomenico, Frank I. Smizik, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform election laws. Election Laws.
S.343 SD366 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 343) of William N. Brownsberger, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jonathan Hecht, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to extend the Environmental Joint Powers Agreement that created the A-B-C Stormwater Flooding Board. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.344 SD1422 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 344) of William N. Brownsberger, Martha M. Walz, Lori A. Ehrlich, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a process to evaluate exposure to catastrophic flooding as a result of climate change. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.354 SD998 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 354) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Katherine M. Clark, Michael Barrett, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to healthy families and businesses . Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.357 SD961 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 357) of James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to require producer responsibility for collection reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.361 SD1605 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 361) of James B. Eldridge, Martha M. Walz, Michael Barrett, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the natural and historic resources of the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.370 HD404 By Mr. Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 370) of Paul J. Donato, Sean Garballey and Patricia D. Jehlen that regional vocational school exploratory program students be charged proportionate tuitions for actual time spent exploring specific career/occupational offerings. Education.
H.371 HD405 By Mr. Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 371) of Paul J. Donato, Sean Garballey and Patricia D. Jehlen relative to special education costs and obligations. Education.
H.394 HD2594 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 394) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to include the history of working people and the labor movement in the United States in the public school curriculum. Education.
S.397 SD974 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 397) of Michael F. Rush, Tom Sannicandro, Michael R. Knapik, Angelo M. Scaccia and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Department of Conservation retaining certain revenue to promote the development of parks. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.425 SD1278 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 425) of Harriette L. Chandler, Gale D. Candaras, Mary S. Keefe, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to alternatives to foreclosure. Financial Services.
S.437 SD995 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 437) of James B. Eldridge, James M. Murphy, Benjamin Swan, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to providing health insurance coverage for cochlear implants in children. Financial Services.
H.444 HD2627 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 444) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others that the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education promulgating emergency regulations to modify the process governing the Massachusetts comprehensive assessment system. Education.
H.450 HD360 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 450) of James J. O'Day and others relative to age appropriate sexual health education. Education.
H.457 HD2923 By Representatives Peisch of Wellesley and Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 457) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the quality of education by reviving the foundation budget review commission. Education.
H.467 HD641 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 467) of Denise Provost, Patricia D. Jehlen and Kay Khan for legislation to eliminate the limit on Horace Mann charter schools. Education.
H.487 HD2653 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 487) of John W. Scibak, Patricia D. Jehlen and John V. Fernandes relative to sign language proficiency for certain teachers and educational interpreters. Education.
S.488 SD462 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 488) of Michael J. Rodrigues, John F. Keenan, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a consumer bill of rights in tiered and reduced network health plans. Financial Services.
H.488 HD2614 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 488) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to promoting and accountability for education of mobile student populations. Education.
H.489 HD2624 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 489) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to ensure that high school graduates possess a reasonable breadth and depth of knowledge and skills. Education.
H.490 HD2772 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 490) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to require the disclosure to parents of standardized student assessments from kindergarten through twelfth grade. Education.
H.491 HD1106 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 491) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to charter schools. Education.
S.504 SD482 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 504) of Katherine M. Clark, Elizabeth A. Malia, Kay Khan, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for primary and preventative health care services for certain children in the Commonwealth. . Health Care Financing.
S.514 SD1043 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 514) of James B. Eldridge, Patricia D. Jehlen, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Michael Barrett and others for legislation to establish a public health insurance option. Health Care Financing.
S.515 SD1059 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 515) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Martha M. Walz, William Smitty Pignatelli and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish Medicare for all in Massachusetts. Health Care Financing.
H.515 HD153 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 515) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to student attendance in public schools. Education.
H.516 HD161 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 516) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation relative to equitable school reimbursement funds. Education.
S.517 SD1077 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 517) of James B. Eldridge, Sal N. DiDomenico, James M. Murphy, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to preserve eligibility for PACE program and certain waivered participants. Health Care Financing.
H.518 HD224 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 518) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to allow teachers currently employed and receiving compensation to serve on the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Education.
H.519 HD225 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 519) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to provide for the implementation of personal financial literacy curriculum in schools. Education.
H.528 HD1455 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 528) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to requiring the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to review state-mandated reporting requirements for school districts . Education.
S.538 SD1396 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 538) of Richard T. Moore, John W. Scibak, Stephen L. DiNatale, Carlos Henriquez and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the provider's council. Health Care Financing.
H.547 HD1215 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 547) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to Department of Elder Affairs prevention and elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. Elder Affairs.
H.550 HD2339 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 550) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to provide for the establishment of senior citizen safety zones in cities and towns. Elder Affairs.
S.554 SD1499 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 554) of Richard T. Moore, Kay Khan, Anne M. Gobi, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect health care reform funding. Health Care Financing.
H.555 HD1740 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 555) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others that the Division of Medical Assistance provide coverage for residential habilitation services for individuals age sixty or older. Elder Affairs.
S.557 SD754 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 557) of Marc R. Pacheco, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, Walter F. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to patient safety. Health Care Financing.
S.572 SD875 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 572) of Daniel A. Wolf, Michael Barrett, Tom Sannicandro, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure effective health care cost control. Health Care Financing.
S.577 SD1445 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 577) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal access to higher education and generating revenue for the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
H.582 HD2545 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 582) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to establish permanent voter registration for registered voters who move within the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
S.593 SD758 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 593) of Harriette L. Chandler, James J. O'Day, Mary S. Keefe, Katherine M. Clark and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing. Housing.
H.598 HD682 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 598) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to voting by the instant runoff voting method. Election Laws.
H.599 HD684 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 599) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to voting by the instant runoff voting method in primaries. Election Laws.
H.615 HD1018 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 615) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to establish procedures for early voting in elections in cities and towns. Election Laws.
H.627 HD634 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 627) of Denise Provost and others relative to to initiative and referendum petitions. Election Laws.
H.630 HD1723 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 630) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to further regulate campaign contributions involving political committees. Election Laws.
S.631 SD62 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 631) of William N. Brownsberger, Ruth B. Balser, Patricia D. Jehlen, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation to decriminalize non-violent and verbal student misconduct. The Judiciary.
S.634 SD1288 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 634) of William N. Brownsberger, Gloria L. Fox, Denise Provost, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses. The Judiciary.
S.642 SD132 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 642) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jason M. Lewis, William N. Brownsberger, James J. O'Day and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to freedom of speech and association. The Judiciary.
S.643 SD568 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 643) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin B. Downing, Cynthia S. Creem, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal access to public places regardless of gender identity. The Judiciary.
H.645 HD135 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 645) of Ellen Story, Peter V. Kocot and Patricia D. Jehlen relative to voting by the instant runoff voting method, so-called. Election Laws.
H.646 HD136 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 646) of Ellen Story and others relative to voting by the instant runoff voting method, so-called, in primary elections. Election Laws.
H.650 HD1298 By Mr. Walsh of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 650) of Steven M. Walsh and others relative to allowing cities and towns to provide for early voting in elections in the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
H.657 HD3250 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 657) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to protect from net loss public lands or easements taken or acquired for natural resource. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.662 SD1168 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 662) of Cynthia S. Creem, Kay Khan and Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation relative to costs of appeals by the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
S.667 SD1181 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 667) of Cynthia S. Creem, Kay Khan, Daniel A. Wolf, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenses. The Judiciary.
S.684 SD1204 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 684) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to special juveniles. The Judiciary.
S.702 SD1228 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 702) of Cynthia S. Creem, Kay Khan, Thomas P. Conroy, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to access to a decedent's electronic mail accounts. The Judiciary.
H.707 HD2597 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 707) 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.
S.713 SD1536 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 713) of Cynthia S. Creem and Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation to provide for the waiver of fees for contesting motor vehicle infractions. The Judiciary.
S.714 SD1570 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 714) of Cynthia S. Creem, Elizabeth A. Malia, Harriette L. Chandler, Louis L. Kafka and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to juvenile life without parole sentences. The Judiciary.
S.725 SD598 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 725) of James B. Eldridge, Michael O. Moore, William N. Brownsberger, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to expunge the records of persons falsely accused and juveniles. The Judiciary.
S.741 SD1690 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 741) of Robert L. Hedlund, Thomas M. Stanley, Martha M. Walz, John P. Fresolo and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent animal cruelty. The Judiciary.
H.785 HD638 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 785) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to establish a Mystic River water quality commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation and study of the conditions of said river for fishing, boating and swimming. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.786 HD2075 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 786) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to reduce human exposure to particulate matter pollution. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.789 HD3087 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 789) of Denise Provost and others that the Department of Environmental Protection and the Department of Public Health develop health risk assessment guidelines of proposed school construction sites. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.796 SD362 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 796) of Karen E. Spilka, Martha M. Walz, William N. Brownsberger, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
H.801 HD281 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 801) of Frank I. Smizik and others for the establishment of a clean vehicle emissions incentive program within the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.802 HD850 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 802) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to further regulate the sale and disposal of mercury added thermostats. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.803 HD1092 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 803) 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.837 HD1265 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 837) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of certain insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.838 HD1269 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 838) 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.840 HD1349 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 840) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to require health care coverage for emergency psychiatric services. Financial Services.
S.843 SD725 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 843) of Michael Barrett, Cleon H. Turner, Kenneth I. Gordon, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide fair chances for employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.846 SD647 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 846) of William N. Brownsberger, Michael Barrett, Patricia D. Jehlen and Lori A. Ehrlich for legislation relative to employee non-competition agreements. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.847 SD611 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 847) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Sal N. DiDomenico, James B. Eldridge, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to econmically stabilize displaced service workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.852 SD1260 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 852) of Cynthia S. Creem, William N. Brownsberger, Kay Khan, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to employees social media privacy protection. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.858 SD782 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 858) of James B. Eldridge, Benjamin B. Downing, Marc R. Pacheco, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish uniform wage compliance and recordkeeping. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.872 SD1367 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 872) of Mark C. Montigny, Sal N. DiDomenico, Benjamin Swan, Patricia D. Jehlen and others for legislation relative to fair hiring practices. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.877 SD674 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 877) of Marc R. Pacheco, Sal N. DiDomenico, Thomas M. McGee, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation to extend safety protections to employees of the executive branch of the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.878 SD752 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 878) of Marc R. Pacheco, Daniel A. Wolf, Michael D. Brady, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.882 SD488 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 882) of Anthony W. Petruccelli, Katherine M. Clark, Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a domestic workers bill of rights. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.900 SD861 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 900) of Daniel A. Wolf, Patricia D. Jehlen, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish earned paid sick time. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.908 SD777 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 908) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, William N. Brownsberger, Michael J. Rodrigues, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide services to adults with developmental disabilities. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.909 SD781 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 909) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, William N. Brownsberger, Michael J. Rodrigues, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to services for individuals with autism spectrum disorder. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.916 HD2601 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 916) of Sean Garballey and others relative to coverage standards for children under private insurance . Financial Services.
S.932 SD188 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 932) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Martha M. Walz, Harriette L. Chandler, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to amend the municipal ticket law. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.933 HD420 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 933) of Kay Khan and others relative to health insurance for human service providers and their employees. Financial Services.
S.941 SD588 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 941) of James B. Eldridge, Eileen M. Donoghue, Denise Andrews, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase recycling by landlords and tenants. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.942 SD618 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 942) of James B. Eldridge, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect abandoned animals in vacant properties. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.980 HD1198 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 980) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to provide hearing aid coverage for persons with profound hearing loss. Financial Services.
H.986 HD2612 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 986) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others that group and non-group insurance plans cover medical or drug treatments to correct or repair disturbances of body composition caused by HIV-associated lipodystrophy syndrome. Financial Services.
S.987 SD77 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 987) of Gale D. Candaras, Paul McMurtry, Christopher G. Fallon, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to permit spouses to to serve as paid caregivers. Public Health.
S.992 SD103 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 992) of Harriette L. Chandler, John W. Scibak, Karen E. Spilka, Mark C. Montigny and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to adult dental restoration. Public Health.
S.1003 SD231 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1003) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Daniel A. Wolf, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to workplace safety for social workers. Public Health.
H.1008 HD1577 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1008) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to the annual reporting of patient safety by health care providers. Health Care Financing.
S.1011 SD1071 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1011) of James B. Eldridge, Benjamin Swan, Gloria L. Fox, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit the participation of health care professionals in the torture and abuse of prisoners. Public Health.
S.1013 SD805 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1013) of Barry R. Finegold, Attorney General Martha Coakley, Gale D. Candaras, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit clinical laboratory self-referrals. Public Health.
H.1028 HD3282 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1028) of Kate Hogan and others that applicants to provide home health services submit to a certificate of need review established by the Department of Public Health. Health Care Financing.
H.1035 HD699 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1035) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to establish a single-payer health insurance trust fund. Health Care Financing.
H.1046 HD367 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1046) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to mandate the reporting of executive compensation of private sector human service agencies to the Commissioner of Administration. Health Care Financing.
H.1049 HD630 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1049) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the Masshealth Program. Health Care Financing.
S.1050 SD1160 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1050) of Mark C. Montigny, Patricia D. Jehlen, Richard T. Moore, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce health care costs by promoting evidence-based prescriber education. Public Health.
H.1051 HD2686 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1051) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to preventing unnecessary medical debt through hospital and affiliate charity care policies. Health Care Financing.
S.1051 SD1381 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1051) of Mark C. Montigny, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Patricia D. Jehlen, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent undue influence on prescriber behavior . Public Health.
H.1058 HD812 By Ms. Story of Amherst and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1058) of Ellen Story and others relative to continuity of care for families enrolled in MassHealth. Health Care Financing.
H.1062 HD398 By Mr. Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1062) of Paul J. Donato, Sean Garballey and Patricia D. Jehlen relative to the transportation of students to regional vocational schools from non-member districts. Higher Education.
S.1064 SD1356 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1064) of Richard T. Moore, Anne M. Gobi, Louis L. Kafka, William C. Galvin and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home health and hospice aides. Public Health.
S.1068 SD1375 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1068) of Richard T. Moore, Eileen M. Donoghue, Sal N. DiDomenico, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public health volunteer responders. Public Health.
H.1078 HD3385 By Representatives Provost of Somerville and Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1078) of Denise Provost and others relative to the eligibility of students for in-state tuition rates and fees at public higher educational institutions. Higher Education.
S.1081 SD1463 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1081) of Richard T. Moore, Daniel A. Wolf, Mary S. Keefe, Christine E. Canavan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
S.1099 SD187 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1099) of Karen E. Spilka, Gerald T. Leone, Middlesex District Attorney, Thomas M. Stanley, Kate Hogan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the release of a body by the medical examiner to a person charged with an offense which resulted in the death of the deceased. Public Health.
S.1105 SD672 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1105) of James E. Timilty, James J. Dwyer, Daniel A. Wolf, Timothy R. Madden and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate tanning facilities. Public Health.
S.1115 SD655 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1115) of Harriette L. Chandler, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, Patricia D. Jehlen, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the collection and analysis of data relative to traffic stops and to establish a primary safety belt law. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1127 HD3170 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1127) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to provide financing for the production and preservation of housing for low and moderate income residents. Housing.
S.1133 SD772 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1133) of James B. Eldridge, Elizabeth A. Malia, Patricia D. Jehlen, Byron Rushing and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the appropriate use of solitary confinement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1135 SD1116 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1135) of James B. Eldridge, Anthony W. Petruccelli, Patricia D. Jehlen, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation to restore community trust in Massachusetts law enforcement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1156 HD1870 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1156) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing. Housing.
S.1171 SD447 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1171) of Karen E. Spilka, William N. Brownsberger, John W. Scibak, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent shackling and promote safe pregnancies for female inmates. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1194 HD1331 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1194) 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.1195 HD2677 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1195) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the membership of the Parole Board. The Judiciary.
H.1243 HD1124 By Ms. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1243) of Linda Campbell and others relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases. The Judiciary.
S.1257 SD1274 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1257) of Richard T. Moore, James B. Eldridge and Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation relative to the eligibility of certain faculty for contributory group insurance of public higher educational institutions. Public Service.
S.1312 SD764 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1312) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jason M. Lewis, Gale D. Candaras, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to a tobacco excise. Revenue.
S.1313 SD555 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1313) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Thomas P. Kennedy, James B. Eldridge, Michael Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to invest in our communities and tax exemptions. Revenue.
S.1321 SD1561 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1321) of Cynthia S. Creem, Kay Khan, Jonathan Hecht, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to smokeless tobacco excise tax. Revenue.
S.1329 SD1426 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1329) of Benjamin B. Downing, Patricia D. Jehlen and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to the equitable taxation of solar and wind powered systems. Revenue.
S.1369 SD1363 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1369) of Mark C. Montigny, Benjamin Swan, Denise Provost and Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation relative to economic development tax credits. Revenue.
H.1433 HD826 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1433) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to prevent shackling and promote safe pregnancies for female inmates. The Judiciary.
H.1456 HD691 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1456) of Jason M. Lewis 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.1457 HD693 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1457) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to the use and protection of personal information in criminal investigations. The Judiciary.
H.1458 HD698 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1458) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to audio recordings and written transcripts of phone calls made to the 911 emergency system. The Judiciary.
S.1463 SD1596 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1463) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Linda Dorcena Forry, James B. Eldridge, Elizabeth A. Malia and other members of the General Court for legislation to create equitable job access. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1470 SD937 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1470) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Mary S. Keefe, Anne M. Gobi, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation to uphold bidding integrity in the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1472 SD1023 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1472) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Christopher G. Fallon, Peter V. Kocot, James J. O'Day and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to state contracting. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1535 SD1266 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1535) of Karen E. Spilka, Mary S. Keefe, Patricia D. Jehlen, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to providing for disposition of surplus state real property based on smart growth land use policies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1548 HD1377 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1548) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to living wills. The Judiciary.
H.1549 HD239 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1549) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the apprehension of drunk drivers and other law violators. The Judiciary.
S.1573 SD844 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1573) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sean Garballey, Kay Khan, Daniel A. Wolf and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote energy efficient lighting, conserve energy, regulate outdoor night lighting, and reduce light pollution. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1575 SD1279 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1575) of Sal N. DiDomenico, William N. Brownsberger, James B. Eldridge, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to community access to energy efficiency programs and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1576 SD1199 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1576) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael F. Rush, Tackey Chan, Mark J. Cusack and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the failure to remove existing poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1579 SD1174 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1579) of Benjamin B. Downing, William N. Brownsberger, Martha M. Walz, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to further promote electric vehicles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1588 SD522 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1588) of Cynthia S. Creem, Benjamin B. Downing, Daniel A. Wolf, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to update the bottle bill . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1589 HD1172 By Messrs. Rushing of Boston and Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1589) of Byron Rushing, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to gender identity and access to public accommodations. The Judiciary.
H.1617 HD1812 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1617) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require judicial review of foreclosures on residential mortgages. The Judiciary.
H.1630 HD125 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1630) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further regulate the performance of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health . The Judiciary.
S.1636 SD39 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1636) of William N. Brownsberger, Sarah K. Peake, Denise Provost, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to reducing permitted idling times for certain motor vehicles. Transportation.
S.1638 SD199 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1638) of William N. Brownsberger, Denise Provost, Patricia D. Jehlen, Christopher M. Markey and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to driver's licenses. Transportation.
S.1640 SD731 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1640) of William N. Brownsberger, Denise Provost, David M. Rogers, Jonathan Hecht and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect bicyclists in bicycle lanes. Transportation.
S.1643 SD671 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1643) of Harriette L. Chandler, Gale D. Candaras, Jennifer L. Flanagan, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to motor vehicle license suspension. Transportation.
S.1646 SD1670 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1646) of Katherine M. Clark, Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transportation improvements in the Commonwealth. Transportation.
S.1648 SD367 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1648) of Cynthia S. Creem, William N. Brownsberger, Martha M. Walz, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of automatic license plate reader systems. Transportation.
S.1649 SD807 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1649) of Cynthia S. Creem and Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation relative to the creation of a vulnerable road user safety commission. Transportation.
S.1655 SD1028 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1655) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Daniel A. Wolf, Christine E. Canavan, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a more equitable public transit fare structure. Transportation.
S.1664 SD1679 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1664) of Robert L. Hedlund, Kay Khan, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of unmanned aerial vehicles. Transportation.
S.1707 SD1144 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1707) of Karen E. Spilka, John F. Keenan, Sal N. DiDomenico, Barry R. Finegold and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for public input into public transit decisions. Transportation.
S.1712 SD1673 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1712) of Bruce E. Tarr, Theodore C. Speliotis, Carlo Basile, John D. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the license plate system of the Commonwealth. Transportation.
H.1737 HD1649 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1737) of John D. Keenan and others relative to the penalty for failure to timely report injuries under the workers' compensation law. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1739 HD504 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1739) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish earned paid sick time for certain employees rendering personal care. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1750 SD856 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by resolution, Senate, No. 1750) of Daniel A. Wolf, James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger, Michael Barrett and other members of the General Court for the adoption of resolutions to amend the federal budget. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1756 HD631 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1756) of Denise Provost and others relative to further regulating certain individuals applying for or receiving unemployment benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1789 HD423 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1789) of Kay Khan and others relative to mental health examinations and services for inmates of certain correctional institutions in the Commonwealth. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1790 HD425 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1790) of Kay Khan and others relative to the civil commitment of women for alcoholism and substance abuse at the Framingham Correctional Institution. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1806 HD640 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1806) of Denise Provost and others relative to the rights of persons receiving services from program or facilities of the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1852 HD279 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1852) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the care of animals in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1859 HD3216 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Wolf, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1859) of Stephen Kulik, Daniel A. Wolf and others relative to municipal zoning, subdivision control, and master planning. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1880 SD1896 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James B. Eldridge, Therese Murray, Bruce E. Tarr, Katherine M. Clark and other members of the Senate for legislation to improve drinking water and wastewater infrastructure. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1888 HD3401 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1888) of Cory Atkins and others relative to providing for health care consumer rights and providing incentives and immunities for health care providers. Public Health.
H.1963 HD2101 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1963) of Sean Garballey and others relative to promoting workplace safety for social workers. Public Health.
H.1998 HD1183 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1998) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to providing care and comfort for the terminally ill. Public Health.
H.2017 HD655 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2017) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to prohibit the participation of health care professionals in the torture and abuse of prisoners. Public Health.
H.2018 HD683 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2018) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to define modest meals and refreshments involving pharmaceutical or medical device manufacturing companies and health care practitioners. Public Health.
H.2019 HD700 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2019) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to personal care attendant orientation. Public Health.
H.2020 HD701 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2020) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to prescription drugs outreach and education programs. Public Health.
H.2029 HD1307 By Ms. Malia of Boston and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2029) of Elizabeth A. Malia, John F. Keenan and others relative to the certification of alcohol and drug free housing by the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.2057 HD632 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2057) of Denise Provost and others that medical equipment be accessible to disabled persons. Public Health.
H.2059 HD2072 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2059) of Denise Provost and others relative to the reporting on health effects of particulate matter. Public Health.
H.2066 HD1967 By Messrs. Rogers of Cambridge and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2066) of David M. Rogers, Jonathan Hecht and others relative to improving asthma in schools. Public Health.
H.2083 HD2606 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2083) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to providing for a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants. Public Health.
H.2086 HD284 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2086) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products. Public Health.
H.2092 HD126 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2092) of Ellen Story and others relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age. Public Health.
H.2156 HD431 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2156) of Kay Khan and others relative to establishing a Massachusetts correction commission (including members of the General Court) to study, review and report on activities of the Department of Correction. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2198 HD141 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2198) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to maintaining detailed records on all purchasers of body armor, so-called. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2504 HD3123 By Representatives Beaton of Shrewsbury and Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2504) of Matthew A. Beaton, Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to the tax on gross gaming revenues, the waiting period for certain former public officials to be employed by gaming licensees and prohibiting financial assistance from state funds for gaming licensees. Revenue.
H.2632 HD433 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2632) of Kay Khan and others relative to establishing a substance abuse health protection fund with collections from the sale of certain alcoholic beverages . Revenue.
H.2634 HD527 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2634) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to create a program to reduce childhood obesity by assessing a tax on candies, confectionaries and soft drinks. Revenue.
H.2646 HD687 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2646) of Jason M. Lewis and others to eliminate the tax deduction for direct to consumer pharmaceutical marketing. Revenue.
H.2678 HD2305 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2678) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to establish tax transparency and strengthen the reporting requirements of public charities and to establish reporting requirements for the trustees and directors of public charities. Revenue.
H.2692 HD1372 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2692) of Sarah K. Peake, Cleon H. Turner and others that cities and towns be authorized to include "transient accommondations" under the room occupancy excise tax. Revenue.
H.2820 HD1580 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2820) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to designate certain law enforcement records as public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2892 HD943 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2892) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to designating a certain parcel in the city of Cambridge as the Lynch family skate park. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2898 HD599 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2898) of Martin J. Walsh and others for legislation to prohibit the Commonwealth from contracting with companies that do not comply with federal regulations for the certification of minerals originating in the Congo. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2933 HD1941 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2933) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to natural gas pipeline safety. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2935 HD2367 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2935) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the use of coal as an energy resource in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2940 HD2590 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2940) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the reporting of hydraulic fracturing processes employed in the extraction of natural gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2941 HD3128 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2941) of Sean Garballey and others relative to improving outdoor lighting and increasing dark-sky visibility. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2943 HD1105 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2943) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to include noncarbonated non-alcoholic beverages in the bottle law, so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2979 HD2647 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2979) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to energy efficiency programs and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3015 HD460 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3015) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to fees for an appeal of a civil motor vehicle infraction citation. Transportation.
H.3119 HD296 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Rosenberg, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3119) of Sarah K. Peake, Stanley Rosenberg and others for legislation to authorize regional transit authorities to establish enterprise funds. Transportation.
H.3127 HD2354 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3127) of Denise Provost and others relative to authorizing the establishment of recreational traffic safety zones in cities and towns. Transportation.
H.3129 HD3391 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3129) of Denise Provost and others relative to speed limits inside certain thickly settled areas or business districts. Transportation.
H.3141 HD2609 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3141) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to contract assistance for Central Artery debt of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. Transportation.
H.3142 HD2619 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3142) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to the establishment of a vehicle mileage user fee pilot program by the Department of Transportation. Transportation.
H.3161 HD144 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3161) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to the use of headlights on motor vehicles. Transportation.
H.3284 HD3119 By Representatives Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3284) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others for legislation to improve the transportation system in the Commonwealth to encourage economic stability and growth through job retention and development. Transportation.
H.3310 HD1925 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3310) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to require disclosures of conflicts of interest in academic institutions. Higher Education.
H.3460 HD3615 By Representative Cronin of Easton and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Claire D. Cronin, Thomas Kennedy and others relative to providing for home modifications and moving expenses for certain victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.3571 HD3696 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to ban shark fin trading. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3596 HD3698 By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Daniel B. Winslow and others for legislation to reduce sexual exploitation of victims of human trafficking. The Judiciary.
H.3678 HD3877 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3678) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the retirement board of the city of Cambridge be authorized to grant certain creditable services allowances. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3827 HD3929 By Representatives Hunt of Sandwich and Atkins of Concord, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Randy Hunt, Cory Atkins and others for legislation to authorize income tax filers to make voluntary contributions to the Massachusetts Cultural Development Fund on their annual income tax returns. Revenue.
H.3942 HD3982 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Cleon H. Turner and others for legislation to require post secondary institutions to inform students of their right to call their parents and their right to an attorney in the event of a disciplinary hearing that may result in expulsion. Higher Education.

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Profession: Legislator

Education & Public Service

  • Newton High School
  • Swarthmore College, B.A.
  • Harvard University, M.A.T.
  • University of Massachusetts at Boston (Masters Degree Program)
  • School Committee (1976-1991)
  • Mass. House (1991-2005)
  • Mass. Senate (2005-present)
Second Middlesex -- Consisting of the cities of Cambridge, wards 9 to 11, inclusive, Medford and Somerville, and the town of Winchester, precincts 4 to 7, inclusive, in the county of Middlesex.

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