Patricia D. Jehlen Senator

D Somerville
Patricia D. Jehlen

Addresses

State House
Room 424
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-1578
Fax: 617-722-1117
Email: Patricia.Jehlen@masenate.gov
Bill Docket Bill Title
HD3943 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to further amend the anti-shackling statute for incarcerated pregnant women. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.58 SD1057 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, Senate, No. 58) of James B. Eldridge, Peter V. Kocot, Jason M. Lewis, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to creating a progressive income tax. Revenue.
S.59 SD486 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, Senate, No. 59) of Michael J. Barrett, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Chris Walsh, David M. Rogers and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution providing for a graduated income tax. Revenue.
S.64 SD1874 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 64) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Mary S. Keefe, Christine P. Barber, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity. The Judiciary.
S.71 SD1001 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 71) of James B. Eldridge, Jay R. Kaufman, Aaron Vega, Peter V. Kocot and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote restorative justice practices. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.80 SD11 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 80) of Brian A. Joyce, Tom Sannicandro, Paul McMurtry, Sean Garballey and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the humane treatment of disabled persons. 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.
S.89 SD551 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 89) of Joan B. Lovely, Dennis A. Rosa, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court relative to cueing and supervision in the personal care attendant program. 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.119 HD231 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 119) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to develop housing plans for families, with minor children, who are being evicted from publicly subsidized housing. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.121 HD2196 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 121) of Denise Provost and others for the inclusion of individuals with disabilities within civil rights protections and nondiscrimination protections and for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the status of individuals and families with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.122 SD317 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 122) of Daniel A. Wolf, Stephen Kulik, Chris Walsh, Louis L. Kafka and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the planning and development of sustainable communities. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.123 SD519 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 123) of Michael J. Barrett, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Chris Walsh, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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.
S.144 SD1071 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 144) of James B. Eldridge, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael O. Moore, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide municipal control of liquor licenses. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.146 SD1769 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 146) of James B. Eldridge, Chris Walsh, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to family financial protection. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.152 SD714 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 152) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, William N. Brownsberger, Russell E. Holmes and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a maximum allowable check-cashing rate. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.213 SD1404 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 213) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Peter V. Kocot, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to corporations, shareholders, and political expenditures. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.222 HD270 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 222) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to business practices between motor vehicle manufacturers, distributors and dealers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.253 SD1779 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 253) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Daniel A. Wolf, Benjamin B. Downing, Kevin G. Honan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to universal pre-kindergarten access. Education.
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.
S.262 SD743 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 262) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to language opportunity for our kids. Education.
S.265 SD1362 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 265) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, Paul R. Heroux, Stephen Kulik and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student sex education. Education.
S.268 SD1762 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 268) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to universal early education and full-day kindergarten. Education.
S.269 SD765 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 269) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sean Garballey, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the compostion of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Education.
H.319 HD1129 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 319) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to turnaround plans for underperforming schools. Education.
S.321 SD1493 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 321) of Michael O. Moore, Thomas M. Stanley, Denise Provost, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to local approval for charter schools. Education.
S.322 SD1648 By Ms. O'Connor Ives, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 322) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Jason M. Lewis, Benjamin Swan, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation related to unfunded mandates on public schools. Education.
S.326 SD223 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 326) of Marc R. Pacheco, Frank I. Smizik, Denise Provost, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a moratorium for charter schools. 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.
S.350 SD128 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 350) of Daniel A. Wolf, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to just cause terminations. Education.
S.351 SD1298 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 351) of Harriette L. Chandler, Barbara L'Italien, Michael O. Moore, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a special commission on institutional long term care. Elder Affairs.
S.364 SD1803 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 364) of Mark C. Montigny, Thomas M. McGee, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to reserving beds in nursing homes during certain leaves of absence. Elder Affairs.
S.370 SD831 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 370) of James T. Welch, Mary S. Keefe, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Daniel A. Wolf and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen the Massachusetts home care program. Elder Affairs.
S.371 SD41 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 371) of Daniel A. Wolf, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Medicaid eligibility for seniors. Elder Affairs.
S.372 SD47 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 372) of Daniel A. Wolf, Sarah K. Peake, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to spouses as caregivers. Elder Affairs.
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.380 HD689 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 380) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to require certification of all public school teachers. Education.
H.386 HD2207 By Messrs. Gordon of Bedford and Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 386) of Kenneth I. Gordon, James M. Cantwell and others relative to social media password privacy for school students. Education.
H.387 HD908 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 387) of Danielle W. Gregoire, Patricia D. Jehlen and Denise Provost for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the financing, caps imposed upon, and innovations promoted by charter schools. 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.
S.439 SD466 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 439) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Lori A. Ehrlich, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure continued humane animal care and protect family farms in Massachusetts. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.440 SD648 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 440) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Josh S. Cutler, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.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.
S.451 SD194 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 451) of Marc R. Pacheco, Frank I. Smizik, Stephen Kulik, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.456 HD2070 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 456) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for legislation to establish a task force to identify and review state laws, regulations, and administrative directives that prescribe requirements for school districts. 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.
S.483 SD1189 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 483) of Harriette L. Chandler, Sal N. DiDomenico, John W. Scibak, David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to women’s health and economic equity. Financial Services.
H.485 HD78 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 485) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to charter schools. Education.
H.516 HD2975 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 516) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to training of elder services workers in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. 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.531 HD936 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 531) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to provide for the establishment of senior citizen safety zones in cities and towns. Elder Affairs.
H.548 HD2392 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 548) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to improving disclosure of electioneering communications reports. Election Laws.
S.557 SD1021 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 557) of Karen E. Spilka, David Paul Linsky, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect access to confidential healthcare. Financial Services.
S.564 SD1314 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 564) of Michael J. Barrett, Mary S. Keefe, Jason M. Lewis, John W. Scibak and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a commission relative to group purchasing of health insurance for private sector human service workers. Health Care Financing.
S.574 SD1150 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 574) of Benjamin B. Downing, Marjorie C. Decker, Daniel A. Wolf, Patricia D. Jehlen and others for legislation relative to equitable health care pricing. Health Care Financing.
S.579 SD996 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 579) of James B. Eldridge, Peter V. Kocot, Timothy R. Madden, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish Medicare for all in Massachusetts. Health Care Financing.
S.580 SD1023 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 580) of James B. Eldridge, James J. O'Day, Anne M. Gobi, Patricia D. Jehlen and others for legislation to preserve eligibility for PACE program and certain waivered participants. Health Care Financing.
S.604 SD473 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 604) of Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Mary S. Keefe, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a public health option. Health Care Financing.
S.646 SD42 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 646) of Daniel A. Wolf, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility. Health Care Financing.
S.647 SD44 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 647) of Daniel A. Wolf, Timothy R. Madden, Jose F. Tosado, Brian M. Ashe and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure effective health care cost control. Health Care Financing.
S.665 SD1280 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 665) of James B. Eldridge, Carmine L. Gentile, David M. Rogers, Eileen M. Donoghue and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a education loan repayment program for social workers in areas of need. Higher Education.
S.666 SD690 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 666) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the eligibility of students for in-state tuition rates and fees at public higher educational institutions. Higher Education.
S.672 SD1487 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 672) of Barbara L'Italien, Angelo M. Scaccia, Michael O. Moore, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to create higher education opportunities for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Higher Education.
S.680 SD1016 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 680) of Karen E. Spilka, Benjamin Swan, Marjorie C. Decker, David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote higher education among employees of human services provider organizations. Higher Education.
S.690 SD1215 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 690) of Harriette L. Chandler, Frank I. Smizik, Benjamin Swan, Cynthia S. Creem 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.
S.723 SD39 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 723) of Daniel A. Wolf, Timothy R. Madden, Jay D. Livingstone, Michelle M. DuBois and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to compliance of condominium associations. Housing.
S.732 SD1198 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 732) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jonathan Hecht, Jeffrey Sánchez, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to requiring child-resistant packaging of nicotine liquid containers. The Judiciary.
S.733 SD1421 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 733) of Harriette L. Chandler, Paul R. Heroux, Stephen Kulik, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to update public health laws. The Judiciary.
S.735 SD398 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 735) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin B. Downing, Michelle M. DuBois, Byron Rushing and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal access to public places regardless of gender identity. The Judiciary.
S.736 SD1885 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 736) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Chris Walsh, Jay R. Kaufman, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to traffic and pedestrian stop data. The Judiciary.
H.738 HD201 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 738) 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.
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.741 HD588 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 741) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to reduce human exposure to particulate matter pollution. 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.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.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.
S.786 SD1770 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 786) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jason M. Lewis, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenses. The Judiciary.
S.802 SD1491 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 802) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Tom Sannicandro, Sean Garballey, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform pretrial process. The Judiciary.
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.
S.807 SD920 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 807) of James B. Eldridge, Timothy R. Madden, Peter V. Kocot, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent unnecessary vacancies in foreclosed homes. The Judiciary.
S.808 SD1025 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 808) of James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger, Jason M. Lewis and Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation to decriminalize being in the presence of heroin. The Judiciary.
S.829 SD736 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 829) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Byron Rushing, Jason M. Lewis, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the collection and analsis of data realitve to traffic stops. The Judiciary.
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.894 HD3174 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 894) of Kay Khan and others relative to requiring insurance carriers to recognize nurse midwives as participating providers. Financial Services.
S.900 SD968 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 900) of Karen E. Spilka, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Josh S. Cutler, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to expungement of criminal or juvenile records for individuals who committed offenses as children or young adults. The Judiciary.
S.904 SD1028 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 904) of Karen E. Spilka, Jason M. Lewis, Michael F. Rush, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the Commonwealth's residents from identity theft. The Judiciary.
H.924 HD2476 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 924) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to establish secure choice retirement savings plan. Financial Services.
S.954 SD508 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 954) of Michael J. Barrett, Mary S. Keefe, Jose F. Tosado, David M. Rogers and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide fair chances for employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.957 SD809 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 957) of William N. Brownsberger, Lori A. Ehrlich, Jason M. Lewis, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the judicial enforcement of noncompetition agreements. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.958 SD1250 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 958) of Harriette L. Chandler, Michael J. Barrett, Ruth B. Balser, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to an employee protection act. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.962 SD315 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 962) of Cynthia S. Creem, Michael O. Moore, Jason M. Lewis, Ryan C. Fattman and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to employees social media privacy protection. Labor and Workforce Development.
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.
S.969 SD878 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 969) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Tackey Chan, Michael O. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve vocational training opportunities for unemployed workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.973 SD1829 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 973) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sean Garballey, Jason M. Lewis, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish fair scheduling for employees in the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
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.
S.996 SD306 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 996) of Marc R. Pacheco, Jennifer E. Benson, Marjorie C. Decker, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the Commonwealth's economy with a strong minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1007 SD1048 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by resolution, Senate, No. 1007) of Karen E. Spilka, Patricia A. Haddad, Jason M. Lewis, Jay D. Livingstone and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage equitable and diverse gender representation on the boards of companies in the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1008 SD1853 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1008) of Karen E. Spilka, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1022 HD582 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1022) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the MassHealth Program. Health Care Financing.
S.1022 SD130 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1022) of Daniel A. Wolf, Jason M. Lewis, Jose F. Tosado, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize municipal increases in minimum wages. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1024 SD852 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1024) of Daniel A. Wolf, Denise Provost, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a living wage for employees of big box retail stores and fast food chains. Labor and Workforce Development.
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.
S.1027 SD894 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1027) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Paul R. Heroux, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to require health care coverage for the emergency psychiatric services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1029 SD999 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1029) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Stephen L. DiNatale, Denise Provost, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve access to child and adolescent mental health services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
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.
S.1048 SD1726 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1048) of Mark C. Montigny, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote transparency and cost control of pharmaceutical drug prices. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1103 SD974 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1103) of Karen E. Spilka, Timothy R. Madden, Josh S. Cutler, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animals during pet sales. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1111 HD3173 By Representative Honan of Boston and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1111) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to establish a small-scale housing development demonstration program within the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development. Housing.
S.1116 SD307 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1116) of William N. Brownsberger, Sarah K. Peake, Chris Walsh, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish civil and criminal penalties for the female genital mutilation of minors. Public Health.
S.1119 SD1200 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1119) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jeffrey Sánchez, Jonathan Hecht, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to modernizing tobacco control and protecting the health of minors. Public Health.
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.
S.1139 SD784 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1139) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jay R. Kaufman, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Stephen Kulik and other members of the General Court for legislations relative to the disclosure of toxic chemicals in children’s products. Public Health.
S.1153 SD771 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1153) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Harriette L. Chandler, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to CARE. Public Health.
S.1155 SD1100 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1155) of Anne M. Gobi, Gailanne M. Cariddi, Benjamin B. Downing, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate central service technicians. Public Health.
S.1181 SD560 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1181) of Joan B. Lovely, James J. Dwyer, Dennis A. Rosa, Colleen M. Garry and other members of the General Court relative to providing for a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants. Public Health.
H.1187 HD2118 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1187) of Garrett J. Bradley and others for legislation to increase the fines for failure to wear a seat belt. The Judiciary.
H.1204 HD2964 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1204) of Paul Brodeur and others for legislation to improve juror service responses. The Judiciary.
H.1205 HD2974 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1205) of Paul Brodeur, Patricia D. Jehlen and Chris Walsh relative to the adjournment of examinations and trails. The Judiciary.
S.1206 SD235 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1206) of Marc R. Pacheco, James J. O'Day, Chris Walsh, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to patient safety. Public Health.
S.1221 SD1037 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1221) of Karen E. Spilka, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Carolyn C. Dykema, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to create an advance directives registry. Public Health.
S.1233 SD733 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1233) of Daniel A. Wolf, Jason M. Lewis, Louis L. Kafka, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish and financing a drug collection and disposal program. Public Health.
H.1248 HD2676 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1248) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to expunge the records of persons falsely accused and juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.1249 HD2401 By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1249) of Daniel Cullinane and others relative to criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
S.1255 SD1065 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1255) of James B. Eldridge, Tom Sannicandro, William N. Brownsberger, Gloria L. Fox and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce recidivism, curb unnecessary spending, and ensure appropriate use of segregation. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1256 SD1469 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1256) of James B. Eldridge and Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation relative to training for law enforcement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1258 SD1698 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1258) of James B. Eldridge, Byron Rushing, Peter V. Kocot, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to restore community trust in Massachusetts law enforcement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1263 SD739 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1263) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Byron Rushing, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to pedestrian stop data. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1280 SD682 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1280) of Jason M. Lewis, Paul R. Heroux, Carolyn C. Dykema, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to police training. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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.
S.1323 SD1355 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1323) of James E. Timilty, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Denise Provost, David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Architectural Access Board. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1350 SD625 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1350) of Benjamin B. Downing, Stephen Kulik, Chris Walsh, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public investment in fossil fuels. Public Service.
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.1381 HD2073 By Mr. Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1381) of Russell E. Holmes and others for legislation to collect data regarding the use of solitary confinement. The Judiciary.
S.1382 SD336 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1382) of John F. Keenan, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Thomas M. McGee, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to GIC dental and vision benefits for municipal employees. Public Service.
H.1382 HD3321 By Mr. Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1382) of Russell E. Holmes and others relative to providing for community-based sentencing alternatives for primary caretakers of dependent children convicted of non-violent crimes. The Judiciary.
H.1429 HD3425 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1429) of Mary S. Keefe and others for legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity by enhancing the enforcement and penalties for violations of the controlled substances laws. The Judiciary.
H.1433 HD2809 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1433) of Kay Khan and others relative to the expungement of criminal records of juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.1434 HD3032 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1434) of Kay Khan and others relative to providing written health education information to incarcerated women by correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
H.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.
S.1448 SD492 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1448) of Michael J. Barrett, Kenneth I. Gordon, Brian M. Ashe, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to repeal the property tax exemption for Massport lessees. Revenue.
S.1449 SD1249 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1449) of Michael J. Barrett, Mary S. Keefe, Ruth B. Balser, Patricia D. Jehlen and others for legislation to repeal the sales tax exemption for jet fuel. Revenue.
S.1452 SD396 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1452) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Daniel A. Wolf, Benjamin Swan, David M. Rogers and other members of the General Court for legislation to invest in our communities and tax exemptions. Revenue.
S.1454 SD600 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1454) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jason M. Lewis and Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation relative to sunsetting tax expenditures. Revenue.
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.
S.1465 SD964 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1465) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Louis L. Kafka, Jason M. Lewis, James R. Miceli and other members of the General Court for legislation to support educational opportunity for all. Revenue.
S.1474 SD1357 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1474) of Benjamin B. Downing, Patricia D. Jehlen, Chris Walsh, Jose F. Tosado and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to regional transportation ballot initiatives. Revenue.
H.1475 HD2592 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1475) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the use of solitary confinement in correctional facilities. The Judiciary.
S.1477 SD1110 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1477) of James B. Eldridge, Chris Walsh, Denise Provost, Peter V. Kocot and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the earned income credit for working families. Revenue.
S.1522 SD1663 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1522) of Mark C. Montigny, Jason M. Lewis, Patricia D. Jehlen and Denise Provost for legislation relative to economic development tax credits. Revenue.
S.1524 SD1699 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1524) of Mark C. Montigny, Jason M. Lewis, Michael J. Barrett, Michael S. Day and other members of the General Court for legislation to close a corporate tax haven loophole. Revenue.
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.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.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.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.
S.1628 SD1392 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1628) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis, Barbara L'Italien, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to state contracting. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1633 SD1088 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1633) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Mary S. Keefe, Carmine L. Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve access to public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1648 SD707 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1648) of Linda Dorcena Forry, David Paul Linsky, Peter V. Kocot, Michelle M. DuBois and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote purchasing from social enterprises by governmental bodies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1682 SD367 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1682) of Thomas M. McGee, Ruth B. Balser, Jay D. Livingstone, Aaron Vega and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Congo conflict minerals. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1701 HD2332 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1701) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to limit the time that former employees must wait before being employed by a competitor. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.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.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.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.
S.1740 SD1806 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1740) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, James B. Eldridge, Viriato M. deMacedo and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to the commonwealth of Massachusetts hosting an Olympic Games. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1747 SD285 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1747) of Michael J. Barrett, Chris Walsh, Kay Khan, Frank I. Smizik and other members of the General Court for legislation to combat climate change. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1752 SD1510 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1752) of Cynthia S. Creem, Gloria L. Fox, Sal N. DiDomenico, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase container recycling in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1761 SD633 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1761) of Benjamin B. Downing, Kevin G. Honan, Stephen Kulik, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home energy efficiency. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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.
S.1768 SD1378 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1768) of James B. Eldridge, Peter V. Kocot, Lori A. Ehrlich, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to protecting consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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.
S.1770 SD1616 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1770) of James B. Eldridge, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Peter V. Kocot, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to net metering, community shared solar and energy storage. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1812 SD1665 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1812) of Harriette L. Chandler, Elizabeth A. Malia, James B. Eldridge, Tom Sannicandro and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to motor vehicle license suspension. Transportation.
H.1812 HD2470 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1812) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to promote accessibility and affordability of behavioral health and substance abuse services for recipients of MassHealth. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1814 HD2980 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1814) of Denise Provost and others relative to the rights of persons receiving services through the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1817 SD342 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1817) of Cynthia S. Creem, Jason M. Lewis, Ryan C. Fattman, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of automatic license plate reader systems. Transportation.
H.1831 HD1503 By Mr. Day of Stoneham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1831) of Michael S. Day and others for legislation to enhance municipal fiscal stability through a special education stabilization fund. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1851 SD691 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1851) of Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, James J. O'Day and other members of the General Court for legislation explore alternative funding sources to ensure safe and reliable transportation. Transportation.
H.1866 HD1370 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1866) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to strengthen the enforcement of certain dog laws. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1886 HD3345 By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1886) of Christine P. Barber and others for legislation to direct the Department of Public Health to compile data and issue a report on vision screening for children entering kindergarten. Public Health.
S.1906 SD132 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by resolution, Senate, No. 1906) of Jason M. Lewis, Michael J. Barrett, Patricia D. Jehlen, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for the adoption of resolutions to amend the federal budget. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1921 HD1018 By Mr. Day of Stoneham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1921) of Michael S. Day and others for legislation to prohibit the participation of health care professionals in the torture and abuse of prisoners. Public Health.
H.1991 HD1674 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1991) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to providing care and comfort for the terminally ill. Public Health.
H.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.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.2067 HD2743 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2067) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products. Public Health.
H.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.2265 HD509 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2265) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to collective bargaining for teachers and other school 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.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.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.2529 HD2037 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, House, No. 2529) of Jonathan Hecht and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to allow for a graduated income tax. Revenue.
H.2576 HD3097 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2576) of Kay Khan and others relative to establishing a substance abuse health protection fund with collections from the sale of certain alcoholic beverages. Revenue.
H.2758 HD825 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2758) of Kevin G. Honan, Patricia D. Jehlen and Paul J. Donato for legislation to designate certain law enforcement records as public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2922 HD1994 By Mr. Frost of Auburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2922) of Paul K. Frost and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study the Olympic Games in the Commonwealth. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
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.3003 HD3492 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Barber of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3003) of Sean Garballey, Christine P. Barber and others relative to contract assistance for Central Artery debt of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. 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.3069 HD940 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3069) of Denise Provost and others relative to authorizing the establishment of recreational traffic safety zones in cities and towns. Transportation.
H.3127 HD1988 By Representative Atkins of Concord and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3127) of Cory Atkins, James B. Eldridge 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.3144 HD1024 By Mr. Livingstone of Boston, a petition (accompanied by resolution, House, No. 3144) of Jay D. Livingstone and others for the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to take certain actions concerning national budgetary matters. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3216 HD2880 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3216) of Denise Provost and others relative to direct mailings. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3242 HD369 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3242) of Ellen Story, Todd M. Smola and others relative to the labeling of genetically engineered food. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3251 HD2020 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3251) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the online privacy of minors. The Judiciary.
H.3307 HD2027 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3307) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others that wireless service providers make available for download at least one application that prohibits texting while driving. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3316 HD1724 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3316) of Aaron Vega and others for legislation to authorize certain expenditures from the Massachusetts Transportation Trust Fund. Transportation.
H.3395 HD3211 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3395) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to exempt elementary and secondary school students from standardized testing upon written request of a parent or guardian. Education.
H.3410 HD2862 By Ms. DuBois of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3410) of Michelle M. DuBois and others for legislation further regulating the building or expansion of solid waste disposal facilities. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3443 HD1014 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3443) of Kay Khan and others relative to the sealing or expunging of records of youthful offenders. The Judiciary.
H.3448 HD1186 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3448) of David M. Rogers and others relative to fees for indigent defendants and the verification of indigency. The Judiciary.
H.3449 HD1187 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3449) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to require that certain interogations be electronically recorded to be admissible in court. The Judiciary.
H.3450 HD1200 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3450) of David M. Rogers and others relative to the classification and punishment for certain offenses in the commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.3451 HD2380 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3451) of David M. Rogers and others relative to prohibiting the solitary confinement of inmates 21 years of age or younger. The Judiciary.
H.3469 HD1879 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3469) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to toxins contained in the vapor produced by e-cigarettes. Public Health.

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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.