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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Ruth B. Balser Democrat - 12th Middlesex

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Third Division Chair
  Ruth.Balser@mahouse.gov

State House

24 Beacon St.
Room 163
Boston, MA, 02133
Phone:
(617) 722-2199
Fax:
(617) 626-0203
Follow In My Legislature Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
H.248  HD.3528 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 248) of Ruth B. Balser relative to establishing senior psychologist licensure. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.432  HD.1305 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 432) of Ruth B. Balser, Vanna Howard and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to encourage strategies to develop school students’ social-emotional learning competencies. Education.
H.615  HD.3443 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 615) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to further regulate care in nursing homes. Elder Affairs.
H.616  HD.3662 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 616) of Ruth B. Balser and Andrea Joy Campbell relative to the authority of the Attorney General to protect nursing home residents and other patients from abuse and neglect. Elder Affairs.
H.936  HD.1222 By Representatives Balser of Newton and Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 936) of Ruth B. Balser, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others relative to providing continuity of care for mental health treatment insurance coverage. Financial Services.
H.937  HD.1274 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 937) of Ruth B. Balser relative to the display of information on enrollment cards of health plans. Financial Services.
H.938  HD.2317 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 938) of Ruth B. Balser relative to breast cancer screening and early detection healthcare coverage. Financial Services.
H.939  HD.2381 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 939) of Ruth B. Balser for legislation to update the mental health insurance parity law. Financial Services.
H.940  HD.2438 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 940) of Ruth B. Balser and James B. Eldridge relative to mental health parity for disability policies. Financial Services.
H.941  HD.3473 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 941) of Ruth B. Balser relative to healthcare carrier utilization review. Financial Services.
H.1137  HD.1582 By Representatives Sabadosa of Northampton and Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1137) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Ruth B. Balser and others relative to access to full spectrum pregnancy care. Financial Services.
H.1164  HD.2221 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1164) of Ruth B. Balser for legislation to ensure MassHealth rate parity for behavioral health inpatient providers. Health Care Financing.
H.1165  HD.2254 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1165) of Ruth B. Balser for legislation to make technical changes to the Betsy Lehman Center for patient safety and medical error reduction enabling statute. Health Care Financing.
H.1166  HD.3451 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1166) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to address the overuse of temporary nursing service agencies at Massachusetts skilled nursing facilities. Health Care Financing.
H.1390  HD.1297 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1390) of Ruth B. Balser and Jacqueline Parker relative to probate court proceedings involving children. The Judiciary.
H.1391  HD.3540 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1391) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to court considerations of persons having alcohol or substance use disorders and needing treatment. The Judiciary.
H.1832  HD.1538 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1832) of Ruth B. Balser and Michael Nogrady relative to the use of white noise reverse alarms on motor vehicles operating on construction sites. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1964  HD.1242 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1964) of Ruth B. Balser for legislation to provide that network hospitals be compensated for behavioral health services to certain MassHealth patients. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1965  HD.2370 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1965) of Ruth B. Balser and Lindsay N. Sabadosa relative to quality mental health services in state correctional facilities. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1966  HD.2465 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1966) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to access to addiction services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.1967  HD.3275 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1967) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to provide medication for addiction treatment to certain incarcerated persons. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
H.2129  HD.1280 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2129) of Ruth B. Balser for legislation to include psychologists in the definition of nursing practice. Public Health.
H.2130  HD.1309 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2130) of Ruth B. Balser relative to requiring choke response employee training in all restaurants. Public Health.
H.2288  HD.2459 By Representatives Balser of Newton and Cruz of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2288) of Ruth B. Balser, Manny Cruz and others for legislation to prohibit local and state involvement in federal immigration enforcement, unless required by law. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2289  HD.1257 By Representatives Balser of Newton and Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2289) of Ruth B. Balser, Paul J. Donato and others relative to the installation of automatic sprinkler systems in certain new family dwellings. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2290  HD.1267 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2290) of Ruth B. Balser relative to clarifying the standards for requiring the installation of automatic sprinkler systems in rehabilitated buildings. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2985  HD.2347 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2985) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to transfer Bridgewater State Hospital from the Department of Correction to the Department of Mental Health. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2986  HD.3504 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2986) of Ruth B. Balser, Thomas M. Stanley and Lindsay N. Sabadosa relative to establishing the psychology interjurisdictional compact. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2987  HD.3567 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2987) of Ruth B. Balser, Patricia D. Jehlen and Rebecca L. Rausch for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor setting apart March 10 as COVID-19 remembrance day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3239  HD.3425 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3239) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to authorizing library access to electronic books and digital audiobooks. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3987  HD.4442 By Representative Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3987) of Ruth B. Balser, Cynthia Stone Creem and Kay Khan (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to retired fire fighters in the city of Newton. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.