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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator William N. Brownsberger Democrat - Second Suffolk and Middlesex

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HD.4794 A communication from Senator Brownsberger and Representative Brodeur of Melrose (see Section 208 of Chapter 38 of the Acts of 2013 [also see Chapter 63 of the Acts of 2013]) submitting the report of the former Special Commission to Reduce the Recidivism of Sex Offenders
S.125 SD.75 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 125) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to the sale of wine. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.126 SD.247 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 126) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to the direct shipping of alcohol. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.127 SD.420 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 127) of William N. Brownsberger, Russell E. Holmes, Daniel J. Hunt, Daniel J. Ryan and others for legislation relative to modernizing the business licensing process. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.245 SD.280 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 245) of William N. Brownsberger and Jonathan Hecht for legislation relative to the administration of diabetes medication. Education.
S.246 SD.434 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 246) of William N. Brownsberger, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Daniel J. Hunt, Daniel J. Ryan and others for legislation relative to school transportation parity. Education.
S.247 SD.1143 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 247) of William N. Brownsberger, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Thomas M. Petrolati, Kenneth I. Gordon and other members of the General Court for legislation to stop educator sexual abuse, misconduct and exploitation. Education.
S.395 SD.161 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 395) of William N. Brownsberger and David M. Rogers for legislation to restrict the use of certain pesticides around children. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.479 SD.79 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 479) of William N. Brownsberger, Michael S. Dukakis and David M. Rogers for legislation to establish consumer choice in automobile insurance. Financial Services.
S.480 SD.80 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 480) of William N. Brownsberger and David M. Rogers for legislation to establish a commission to study financial assistance in automobile insurance ratings. Financial Services.
S.481 SD.81 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 481) of William N. Brownsberger, David M. Rogers and Frank A. Moran for legislation relative to the setting of rates for automobile insurance policies. Financial Services.
S.650 SD.427 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 650) of William N. Brownsberger and Lori A. Ehrlich for legislation to create a sexual assault climate survey for Massachusetts colleges and universities. Higher Education.
S.725 SD.700 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 725) of William N. Brownsberger and John V. Fernandes for legislation relative to disposition of court records. The Judiciary.
S.726 SD.723 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 726) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to assistant district attorneys and committee for public counsel services attorneys. The Judiciary.
S.727 SD.790 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 727) of William N. Brownsberger and Gloria L. Fox for legislation relative to tagging. The Judiciary.
S.728 SD.794 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 728) of William N. Brownsberger and Barbara L'Italien for legislation relative to the penalty for vandalism. The Judiciary.
S.729 SD.900 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 729) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to parole eligibility. The Judiciary.
S.730 SD.1149 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 730) of William N. Brownsberger, John J. Lawn, Jr., Joan B. Lovely, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to governmental and charitable tort liability. The Judiciary.
S.731 SD.1289 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 731) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation to protect the rights of probationers in drug courts. The Judiciary.
S.955 SD.72 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 955) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to the payment of wages. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.956 SD.202 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 956) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation to establish the refusal to provide certain records as an unfair labor practice. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.957 SD.809 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.1057 SD.431 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1057) of William N. Brownsberger, Nick Collins, Daniel Cullinane, Russell E. Holmes and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to local disability commission expansion. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1116 SD.307 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.1117 SD.326 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1117) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to bicycle safety and fluorescent clothing. Public Health.
S.1235 SD.320 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1235) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation to limit the retention of fingerprints. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1236 SD.325 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1236) of William N. Brownsberger and David M. Rogers for legislation to establish and accredit independent forensic science laboratories. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1237 SD.652 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1237) of William N. Brownsberger and John V. Fernandes improving the accuracy of eyewitness identification procedures. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1285 HD.830 By Representative Fernandes of Milford and Senator Brownsberger, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1285) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to the disposition of court records. The Judiciary.
H.1290 HD.1901 By Representative Fernandes of Milford and Senator Brownsberger, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1290) of John V. Fernandes, William N. Brownsberger and others relative to improving the accuracy of eyewitness identification procedures. The Judiciary.
S.1328 SD.207 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1328) of William N. Brownsberger and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation to establish a consolidated public employees retirement board within the Department of the State Treasurer. Public Service.
S.1329 SD.418 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1329) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to reducing other post-employment benefit liabilities. Public Service.
S.1330 SD.502 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1330) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to sick leave banks. Public Service.
S.1450 SD.196 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1450) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation to calculate income for the senior citizen circuit breaker tax credit. Revenue.
S.1451 SD.268 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1451) of William N. Brownsberger, James B. Eldridge, Chris Walsh and Jason M. Lewis for legislation relative to payments in lieu of taxation of organizations exempt from the property tax. Revenue.
H.1530 HD.1765 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Brownsberger, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1530) of Sarah K. Peake, William N. Brownsberger and others relative to the penalties for the crime of female genital mutilation. The Judiciary.
S.1748 SD.276 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1748) of William N. Brownsberger and David M. Rogers for legislation to require the timely adoption of greenhouse gas emission limits for the year 2030. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1749 SD.298 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1749) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation to require distribution companies to make individual building energy use history available to the general public. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1806 SD.262 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1806) of William N. Brownsberger and Kenneth J. Donnelly for legislation relative to the Massachusetts Port Authority Community Advisory Committee. Transportation.
S.1807 SD.273 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1807) of William N. Brownsberger, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis, Jay D. Livingstone and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect vulnerable road users. Transportation.
S.1808 SD.284 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1808) of William N. Brownsberger, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect bicyclists in bicycle lanes. Transportation.
S.1809 SD.330 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1809) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation to provide for the safety of bicyclists traveling on bicycle paths. Transportation.
S.1810 SD.426 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1810) of William N. Brownsberger, Russell E. Holmes, Jay D. Livingstone, Elizabeth A. Malia and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect vulnerable road users by requiring certain vehicles to be equipped with side under-ride guards and blind spot mirrors. Transportation.
S.1988 SD.2118 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1988) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to interest for pecuniary judgements. The Judiciary.
S.1989 SD.2141 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1989) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to vehicle recalls. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.2057 Senate, November 18, 2015 -- Text of the further Senate amendment (Senator Brownsberger) to the Senate Bill further regulating the clearing of title to certain foreclosed properties (Senate, No. 2015)
S.2177 Filed by Mr. Brownsberger -- Order relative to granting the committee on the Judiciary until May 2, 2016, within which time to make its final report on certain Senate documents relative to judicial matters.
S.2354 SD.2586 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William N. Brownsberger, William M. Straus, Jay D. Livingstone, Joseph A. Boncore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to sight-seeing vehicle safety. Transportation.
SD.2409 By Mr. Brownsberger (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Donald Whitmore for legislation relative to protecting citizens’ personal image rights. The Judiciary. This bill is by request. *
SD.2436 By Mr. Brownsberger (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 0000) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Wendy Murphy for legislation relative to gender in hate crimes. The Judiciary. This bill is by request. *
S.209 SD.77 By Mr. Brownsberger (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 209) of John Hayes for legislation to modify the reporting requirements of the Gaming Commission law. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies. This bill is by request. *
S.1331 SD.1140 By Mr. Brownsberger (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1331) of Kathryne Martin for legislation to establish creditable service for 03 employees. Public Service. This bill is by request. *
S.1805 SD.73 By Mr. Brownsberger (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1805) of Richard Carlson for legislation relative to motor vehicle registration plates. Transportation. This bill is by request. *
* — indicates bill is by request.