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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative William M. Straus Democrat - 10th Bristol

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  William.Straus@mahouse.gov

State House

24 Beacon St.
Room 134
Boston, MA, 02133
Phone:
617-722-2400
Fax:
617-722-2387
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H.148 HD.3077 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 148) of William M. Straus for legislation to require that rebates on retail sales be made at the time of such purchases. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.273 HD.3078 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 273) of William M. Straus and Louis L. Kafka relative to prohibiting robocalls, so-called, to mobile telephone devices. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.274 HD.3540 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 274) of William M. Straus for legislation to further regulate advertising on the Internet. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.495 HD.3519 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 495) of William M. Straus relative to student data collection and preservation. Education.
H.612 HD.3080 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 612) of William M. Straus relative to elections to fill vacancies in certain county positions. Election Laws.
H.613 HD.3082 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 613) of William M. Straus relative to the agreement among the states to elect the President by national popular vote. Election Laws.
H.762 HD.1872 By Messrs. Straus of Mattapoisett and Frost of Auburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 762) of William M. Straus and Anne M. Gobi for legislation to authorize bow and arrow hunting on Sundays. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.763 HD.3086 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 763) of William M. Straus that the Department of Food and Agriculture be authorized to expend a certain sum of money for integrated pest management and the control of invasive plants. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.764 HD.3205 By Representative Straus of Mattapoisett and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 764) of William M. Straus, Michael J. Rodrigues and others for the establishment of a task force (including members of the General Court) to investigate short and long-term solutions to preserving and strengthening the cranberry industry. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.765 HD.3422 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 765) of William M. Straus, Timothy R. Madden and Sean Garballey for an investigation by a task force (including members of the General Court) relative to the effects of coastal and ocean acidification on commercially harvested or grown species in coastal and ocean environments. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1611 HD.3117 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1611) of William M. Straus relative to the fees for furnishing transcripts of notes. The Judiciary.
H.1868 HD.3095 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1868) of William M. Straus for legislation to promote smart growth by requiring that cluster developments be allowed in residential zoning districts. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.2072 HD.3060 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2072) of William M. Straus that the Health Policy Commission be directed to conduct an annual analysis and issue reports on the impact of specialty drug costs in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.2179 HD.2154 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2179) of William M. Straus and Anne M. Gobi relative to the designation of AR platform rifles equipped with telescoping stocks. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2180 HD.3084 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2180) of William M. Straus relative to kayak safety. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2422 HD.3087 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2422) of William M. Straus relative to requests for funding for certain public employee collective bargaining agreements. Public Service.
H.2689 HD.3076 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2689) of William M. Straus relative to local control of boat excise revenue. Revenue.
H.3095 HD.3073 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3095) of William M. Straus and others for legislation to authorize the installation and operation of digital video violation detection monitoring systems to detect drivers failing to stop for school buses. Transportation.
H.3096 HD.3079 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3096) of William M. Straus relative to the transportation of alcoholic beverages and property by agricultural, common or contract carriers. Transportation.
H.3097 HD.3085 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3097) of William M. Straus relative to exempting certain antique cars from the annual vehicle safety inspection program. Transportation.
H.3098 HD.3092 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3098) of William M. Straus for legislation to establish an office of maritime planning and policy development. Transportation.
H.3099 HD.3093 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3099) of William M. Straus relative to a license plate replacement program. Transportation.
H.3100 HD.3098 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3100) of William M. Straus and others that the board of directors of the Department of Transportation be directed to assess the current status of the transportation system of the Commonwealth. Transportation.
H.3101 HD.3386 By Messrs. Straus of Mattapoisett and Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3101) of William M. Straus and Steven S. Howitt for legislation to clarify the definition of commercial motor vehicles. Transportation.
H.3102 HD.3390 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3102) of William M. Straus relative to automatic license plate readers. Transportation.
H.3315 HD.3068 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3315) of William M. Straus relative to requiring hands-free use of mobile telephones while operating a motor vehicle. Transportation.
H.3571 HD.3899 By Representative Straus of Mattapoisett and Senator Pacheco, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3571) of William M. Straus and Marc R. Pacheco (by vote of the town) that the town of Marion be authorized to grant certain easements for natural resources management and protection purposes. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3623 HD.3721 By Representative Straus of Mattapoisett and Senator deMacedo, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William M. Straus, Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to capturing and trapping furbearing mammals. House Rules.
H.3750 HD.4114 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William M. Straus and Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Wendy Savary, an employee of the Department of Unemployment Assistance. Public Service.
H.3803 HD.4034 By Representative Straus of Mattapoisett and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3803) of William M. Straus and Michael J. Rodrigues (by vote of the town) for legislation to validate certain actions taken at the annual town meeting held in the town of Rochester. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3877 HD.4296 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William M. Straus relative to supplemental infrastructure financing for transportation. Transportation.
H.3924 HD.4367 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3924) of William M. Straus (by vote of the town) that the town of Mattapoisett be authorized to require a two thirds majority vote of the town meeting to modify the bylaws of said town. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3936 HD.4640 Resolutions (filed by Representatives Straus of Mattapoisett and Malia of Boston) relative to driver’s license suspensions for drug offenses. January 6, 2016.
H.4079 HD.4619 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by order, House, No. 4079) of [PETITIONERS LIST] [BACKING TEXT]. Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently.
H.4444 HD.4854 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4444) of William M. Straus (by vote of the town) that the town of Fairhaven be authorized to issue an additional license for the sale of wine and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4557 Text of a further amendment (Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett) to the Senate amendment of the House Bill providing for the financing of certain improvements to municipal roads and bridges (House, No. 4424). July 28, 2016.
* — indicates bill is by request.