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HD2226 An Act relative to prescription coverage for disabled veterans' widows
HD3695 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Edward F. Coppinger and others for legislation to establish a sales tax holiday in August 2013. Revenue.
HD3941 By Mr. Silvia of Fall River, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Alan Silvia and others relative to prescription drugs. Public Health.
HD3942 By Mr. Silvia of Fall River, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Alan Silvia and others relative to prescription drugs for MassHealth enrollees. Public Health.
S.14 SD544 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 14) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to prohibit eminent domain. The Judiciary.
S.20 SD71 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 20) of Gale D. Candaras, Karen E. Spilka and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to require child and parent involvement in permanency and placement planning. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.27 SD345 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 27) of Thomas M. McGee, Paul J. Donato, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to foster care children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.31 SD368 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 31) of Karen E. Spilka, Paul J. Donato, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to children who are the subject of an abuse and neglect investigation. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.36 SD577 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 36) of Marc R. Pacheco and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to mandated reporters. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.38 SD613 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 38) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and Richard J. Ross for legislation to further regulate the release of information concerning adoption. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.40 SD675 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 40) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the reporting of child abuse to local law enforcement officials. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.61 SD1016 By Ms. O'Connor Ives, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 61) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, James M. Cantwell, Josh S. Cutler, Stephen L. DiNatale and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to welfare reform. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.71 HD840 By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 71) of F. Jay Barrows and others for legislation to establish a substance screening program within the Department of Transitional Assistance. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.73 HD1238 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 73) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to spouses under the definition of family members serving as paid caregivers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.77 SD553 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 77) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik, Colleen M. Garry and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish senior citizen safety zones. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.78 HD2945 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 78) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to services for adults with developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.100 SD267 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 100) of Jennifer L. Flanagan and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to maintain public water systems. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.122 HD1592 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 122) of Kay Khan and others for legislation relative to reckless endangerment of persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.123 SD1640 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 123) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and Richard J. Ross for legislation relative to the issuance of prize payments to charities. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.132 HD3378 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 132) of Robert L. Hedlund and others that the Department of Transitional Assistance establish and maintain an online application process for businesses wishing to apply to accept electronic benefit transfer cards at point of sale. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.133 HD3384 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 133) of Robert L. Hedlund and others for legislation to eliminate fraud in the public assistance programs by requiring stringent asset and identity verification checks before the awarding of benefits. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.139 SD532 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 139) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase penalties for certain minors involved in the attempt to purchase or consume alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.143 SD1535 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 143) of Michael F. Rush, Linda Campbell, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Martin J. Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Massachusetts Veterans Assistance Trust Fund. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.178 SD620 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 178) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Massachusetts veterans. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.178 HD3086 By Mr. Beaton of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 178) of Matthew A. Beaton and others relative to the sale of malt beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.180 SD926 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 180) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr and Richard J. Ross for legislation to facilitate municipal projects. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.193 SD1631 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 193) of Karen E. Spilka, Sal N. DiDomenico, Daniel A. Wolf, John V. Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation to create and maintain jobs in the Commonwealth. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.203 SD668 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 203) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jason M. Lewis, Bruce E. Tarr, Eileen M. Donoghue and other members of the General Court for legislation to involve youth in civic engagement. Education.
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.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.218 SD184 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 218) of Cynthia S. Creem, Kay Khan, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Daniel A. Wolf and other members of the General Court for legislation to maintain short term objectives for students with disabilities. Education.
S.234 SD1159 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 234) of James B. Eldridge, David M. Rogers, Robert M. Koczera, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to financial literacy in schools. Education.
H.236 HD2910 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 236) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to consumer protection and regulation in psychotherapy. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.239 HD1728 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 239) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to exempt certain public water system employees from sprinkler fitters examining and licensing requirments. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.244 SD601 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 244) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for capital equipment replacement in vocational education as part of state aid to public schools. Education.
S.245 SD602 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 245) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to fund replacement vocational and technical public high school instructional equipment. Education.
S.248 SD1056 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 248) of Mark C. Montigny, Benjamin Swan, Michael R. Knapik and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to strengthen the anti-bullying law. Education.
S.250 SD1389 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 250) of Richard T. Moore, Michael R. Knapik and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the competency determination for high school graduation. Education.
S.252 SD1475 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 252) of Richard T. Moore, Michael F. Rush and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to school safety. Education.
S.254 SD1496 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 254) of Richard T. Moore, Michael F. Rush, Michael R. Knapik, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to involve youth in civic engagement. Education.
S.256 SD487 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 256) of Marc R. Pacheco, Michael O. Moore, Bruce E. Tarr, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a special commission relative to digital textbooks. Education.
H.256 HD2161 By Mr. Mirra of West Newbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 256) of Leonard Mirra and others that the Division of Professional Licensure amend the Uniform State Plumbing Code and associated regulations to include a category of agricultural buildings and operations. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.262 SD533 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 262) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to promote higher levels of achievement in schools by the Office of the State Auditor. Education.
S.263 SD534 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 263) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the definition of students enrolled in special education classes inside and outside of school districts. Education.
S.264 SD1451 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 264) of Richard J. Ross, Daniel B. Winslow, Barry R. Finegold, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce paperwork within the department of elementary and secondary education. Education.
H.267 HD999 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 267) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.274 HD2820 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 274) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to the occupation of advanced dental hygiene practitioner. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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.288 SD1653 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 288) of Harriette L. Chandler, Richard T. Moore, Bruce E. Tarr, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Commonwealth's nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.297 SD344 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 297) of Thomas M. McGee, William N. Brownsberger, Martha M. Walz, Paul Brodeur and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to reserving beds in nursing homes for residents during certain leaves of absence. Elder Affairs.
S.299 SD1057 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 299) of Mark C. Montigny, William N. Brownsberger, James J. O'Day, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to assist families care for elders. Elder Affairs.
S.301 SD1377 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 301) of Richard T. Moore, Mark C. Montigny, John V. Fernandes, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to reserving beds in nursing homes during certain leaves of absence. Elder Affairs.
H.301 HD2452 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 301) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to require telemarketers to disclose certain information. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.302 HD3337 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 302) of Chris Walsh and others relative to the sale of alcohol on Sundays. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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.304 SD536 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 304) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to repeal the nursing home tax. Elder Affairs.
S.305 SD537 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 305) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to conduct background checks on residents of nursing and assisted living facilities. 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.
S.328 SD780 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 328) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and Richard J. Ross for legislation relative to voter registration agencies. Election Laws.
H.330 HD853 By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 330) of F. Jay Barrows and others for legislation to direct the Department of Education to include a course in civics as a high school graduation requirement. Education.
S.331 SD402 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 331) of Anthony W. Petruccelli, Martha M. Walz, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish risk-based audits of election results. Election Laws.
S.335 SD877 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 335) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to require photo identification to receive a ballot. Election Laws.
H.350 HD975 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 350) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to increasing the minimum age for school dropouts. Education.
H.354 HD983 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 354) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to the formula for district reimbursement through the special education circuit breaker. Education.
H.355 HD988 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 355) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to establishing an insurance program for municipalities in relation to special education costs. Education.
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.373 HD619 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 373) of James J. Dwyer and others for legislation to impose a moratorium on new mandated education pograms and expenses. Education.
S.374 SD1085 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 374) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Randy Hunt and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to provide for an investigation and study by the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs relative to a statewide single-stream recycling program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.375 HD919 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 375) of James J. Dwyer and others for legislation to establish aeducational mandate working group. Education.
H.384 HD2901 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 384) of Kimberly N. Ferguson, Matthew A. Beaton and Bruce E. Tarr relative to the definition of students enrolled in special education classes inside and outside of school districts. Education.
S.390 SD925 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 390) of Marc R. Pacheco, Sal N. DiDomenico, Anne M. Gobi, Patricia A. Haddad and others for legislation to provide funding for clean energy and energy efficiency measures for the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.398 SD1126 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 398) of Michael F. Rush, Martin J. Walsh, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to requiring recycling in state buildings. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.409 HD1453 By Representative Gordon of Bedford and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 409) of Kenneth I. Gordon, Michael Barrett and others for legislation to provide funding for towns that educate the children of military families who live on military facilities. Education.
S.414 SD868 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 414) of Daniel A. Wolf and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the stewardship council of the Department of Conservation and Recreation. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.427 HD950 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 427) of Randy Hunt and others relative to parental notification for out-of-school-district counseling referrals. 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.476 HD2651 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 476) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to funding for improvements to early education child care facilities. Education.
S.483 SD201 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 483) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Bruce E. Tarr, Gale D. Candaras, Robert M. Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate pharmacy audits. Financial Services.
S.485 SD203 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 485) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael O. Moore, Christine E. Canavan and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide volunteer firefighters with a local option real estate tax exemption. Financial Services.
S.495 SD1075 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 495) of James E. Timilty, Sal N. DiDomenico and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to study the financial impact of the nexus between the insurance industry and law enforcement. Financial Services.
H.496 HD1610 By Mr. Smola of Palmer and Senator Brewer, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 496) of Todd M. Smola and others for legislation to prohibit the replacement of MCAS standards with national education standards. Education.
S.497 SD896 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 497) of James T. Welch, Michael J. Rodrigues, Michael J. Finn, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform labor rates paid by insurance companies to auto repairers in the Commonwealth. Financial Services.
H.512 HD2279 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 512) of Chris Walsh and others for an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to mandated reports and data submissions required of local school districts . Education.
H.520 HD226 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 520) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to ensure behavioral health and safety in the public schools. 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.542 HD319 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 542) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to the calculation of income for spouses of nursing home residents. Elder Affairs.
H.543 HD1251 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 543) of Jonathan Hecht and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to institutional long term care in the Commonwealth. Elder Affairs.
H.544 HD418 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 544) of Kay Khan and others relative to personal care or managerial services contracts for families caring for elderly relatives. Elder Affairs.
S.563 SD540 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 563) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and Michael R. Knapik for legislation relative to health insurance penalties. Health Care Financing.
H.566 HD3298 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 566) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to campaign finance disclosure for certain candidates seeking the office of mayor in municipalities. Election Laws.
H.573 HD293 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 573) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to municipal election ballots . Election Laws.
S.596 SD823 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 596) of Barry R. Finegold and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to eligibility for cooperative housing corporations. Housing.
H.600 HD685 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 600) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to ensuring secure voting equipment. Election Laws.
S.612 SD1592 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 612) of Marc R. Pacheco, Anne M. Gobi, Michael R. Knapik, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation to further enhance efficiency and accountability of operations at local housing authorities. Housing.
H.613 HD1016 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 613) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to authorize local boards of registrars to perform random audits of election results in precincts. Election Laws.
H.622 HD2704 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 622) of Shaunna O'Connell and others for legislation to require valid identification when casting provisional ballots. Election Laws.
S.633 SD657 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 633) of William N. Brownsberger, Harriette L. Chandler, Katherine M. Clark, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to extend the statute of limitations in civil child sexual abuse cases. The Judiciary.
S.640 SD108 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 640) of Gale D. Candaras and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the exploitation of emergency or major disaster victims. The Judiciary.
S.654 SD942 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 654) of Katherine M. Clark, Barry R. Finegold, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to update the wire interception law. The Judiciary.
S.656 SD1613 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 656) of Katherine M. Clark, Paul Brodeur, Donald H. Wong, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect our communities. The Judiciary.
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.
H.658 HD3036 By Mr. Beaton of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 658) of Matthew A. Beaton and others for legislation to authorize the Commonwealth to enter into an interstate compact for the enforcement of certain wildlife protection laws. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.663 HD3441 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 663) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Bruce E. Tarr and Ann-Margaret Ferrante for legislation to establish the department of marine fisheries and resources. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.668 HD1874 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 668) of James M. Cantwell, Anne M. Gobi and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to further regulate the taking and processing of lobsters. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.678 HD2599 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 678) of Tackey Chan and others relative to establishing a special commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation and study concerning cytotoxic drugs in the environment. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.686 HD1345 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 686) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to further regulate the operation of piggeries based on their impact on air and water quality. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.688 HD2778 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 688) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the publishing of guidelines for best water management practices by the Board of Trustees of the Water Pollution Abatement Trust and the Department of Environmental Protection. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.717 HD791 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 717) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to the distribution of raw milk. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.732 SD2 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 732) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Marth Coakley, Attorney General, Richard T. Moore, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the penalties for corporate manslaughter. The Judiciary.
S.733 SD227 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 733) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, William Smitty Pignatelli, Jennifer E. Benson, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to vehicular homicide while driving under the influence. The Judiciary.
S.734 SD257 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 734) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Michael R. Knapik, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the criminal history systems board. The Judiciary.
S.735 SD259 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 735) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Kimberly N. Ferguson and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to dangerousness hearings. The Judiciary.
S.736 SD260 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 736) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Michael R. Knapik, Jennifer E. Benson, Kimberly N. Ferguson and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent intimidation in all courts of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.749 HD1669 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 749) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish old growth forest reserves in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.751 HD1708 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 751) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the milk producers security fund reimbursement. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.752 HD1713 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 752) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the registration of antique snowmobiles. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.753 HD1729 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 753) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to direct the Commissioner of Agricultural Resources to establish a livestock care and standards board to ensure the humane keeping and treatment of livestock. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.754 SD612 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 754) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and Richard J. Ross for legislation to further regulate sex offender registration. The Judiciary.
H.754 HD1732 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 754) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to prohibit certain restrictions on the use of land for agricultural purposes. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.755 SD616 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 755) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and Richard J. Ross for legislation relative to electronic communication by sex offenders. The Judiciary.
H.755 HD1736 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 755) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to meat and poultry production, processing and inspection. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.756 SD619 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 756) of Michael R. Knapik and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to failing to appear in court after release on bail. The Judiciary.
S.757 SD622 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 757) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr and Richard J. Ross for legislation to report child pornography. The Judiciary.
S.758 SD785 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 758) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and Richard J. Ross for legislation relative to penalties for failure to appear in court. The Judiciary.
S.759 SD806 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 759) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr and Richard J. Ross for legislation relative to the registration fee of sex offenders . The Judiciary.
S.760 SD1639 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 760) of Joan Lovely, Massachusetts District Attorneys Association, Michael O. Moore and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to domestic violence and public safety. The Judiciary.
S.761 SD1675 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 761) of Joan Lovely, Bruce E. Tarr, Bradford Hill and Michael O. Moore for legislation to allow police officers to take into protective custody minors who have consumed alcohol. The Judiciary.
S.762 SD1685 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 762) of Joan Lovely, Bruce E. Tarr, Bradford Hill and Michael O. Moore for legislation to prohibit falsification or impersonation of an emergency medical technician or paramedic. The Judiciary.
S.764 SD1047 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 764) of Mark C. Montigny, Benjamin Swan, Denise Provost and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to corporate criminal conduct. The Judiciary.
S.769 SD1073 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 769) of Mark C. Montigny, Sal N. DiDomenico, James B. Eldridge, Daniel A. Wolf and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen the Anti-Human Trafficking Law. The Judiciary.
H.774 HD1378 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 774) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to further define the illegal processing of lobsters at sea. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.776 HD1387 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 776) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation relative to shellfish reporting. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.782 HD385 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 782) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to exempt the personal use of milk and raw milk products by owners of cows and goats from certain laws governing the use of said products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.783 SD542 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 783) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to require that eminent domain takings be for public use purposes and defining the term public use. The Judiciary.
S.784 SD546 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 784) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr and Michael R. Knapik for legislation relative to the unsealing of records. The Judiciary.
S.785 SD547 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 785) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to share custody of minor children of divorced or separated parents. The Judiciary.
S.786 SD548 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 786) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and Michael R. Knapik for legislation relative to employee records. The Judiciary.
H.800 HD3271 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 800) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others relative to buffer zones on land under the agricultural restriction program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.829 SD158 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 829) of James E. Timilty, Louis L. Kafka, Daniel B. Winslow, Aaron Vega and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect off duty firefighters and emergency medical technicians. The Judiciary.
S.835 SD1155 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 835) of James E. Timilty, Daniel B. Winslow and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to municipal safety zones. The Judiciary.
H.836 HD977 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 836) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the effect of certain behavioral health disorders on certain disability insurance policies. Financial Services.
S.854 SD1031 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 854) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sal N. DiDomenico, Thomas J. Calter, James M. Murphy and other members of the General Court for legislation to require recordkeeping at public construction worksites in order to protect first responders. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.887 SD580 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 887) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Brian A. Joyce, Barry R. Finegold, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the pooling of tips. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.897 SD149 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 897) of James E. Timilty, Josh S. Cutler, James M. Murphy, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to expedite appeals of wage violations. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.899 HD814 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 899) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to vehicle insurance surcharges. Financial Services.
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.
H.909 HD1343 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 909) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to include childbirth under insurance policies providing for diability income. Financial Services.
S.925 SD1383 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 925) of Stephen M. Brewer, Kimberly N. Ferguson, Michael R. Knapik, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to include fire districts. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.934 HD443 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 934) of Kay Khan and others that the Division of Insurance submit a plan providing for a long term care insurance partnership program. Financial Services.
H.937 HD451 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 937) of Kay Khan and others relative to requiring that certain health insurance policies include coverage for eating disorders. Financial Services.
H.944 HD1676 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 944) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the rights of patients in tiered and reduced network health insurance plans. Financial Services.
S.947 SD228 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 947) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Chris Walsh, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to dispose of municipally owned vacant property. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.967 SD310 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 967) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Steven S. Howitt, Richard T. Moore, James M. Cantwell and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the powers of town moderators. Municipalities and Regional Government.
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.988 SD78 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 988) of Gale D. Candaras and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to infectious disease control. 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.
S.1014 SD814 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1014) of Barry R. Finegold, Bruce E. Tarr and Marcos A. Devers for legislation to administer medication in nursing homes. Public Health.
S.1017 SD232 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1017) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Sarah K. Peake, Jennifer E. Benson, Sheila C. Harrington and other members of the General Court for legislation to close hospital essential services. Public Health.
S.1024 SD1025 By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1024) of John Hart, Jr., Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr and Martin J. Walsh for legislation to protect crime victims exposed to the AIDS virus and infectious hepatitis. Public Health.
H.1029 HD3296 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1029) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the payment and preservation of beds in nursing home facilities for recipients of MassHealth benefits. Health Care Financing.
S.1029 SD306 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1029) of John F. Keenan, Daniel A. Wolf, Martin J. Walsh, James M. Murphy and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to prescription drug adverse event reporting. Public Health.
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.1066 SD1368 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1066) of Richard T. Moore, John W. Scibak, Benjamin Swan, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to patient safety. Public Health.
H.1075 HD3186 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1075) of Jerald A. Parisella and others relative to financial penalties of active duty military personnel withdrawing from postsecondary courses. Higher Education.
S.1076 SD1438 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1076) of Richard T. Moore, Jason M. Lewis, Barry R. Finegold, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the elimination of waste in certain state facilities. Public Health.
S.1095 SD545 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1095) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr and Colleen M. Garry for legislation relative to health care proxies. Public Health.
S.1096 SD550 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1096) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to require coaches of interscholastic sports to complete first aid training courses. Public Health.
S.1106 SD966 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1106) of James E. Timilty and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the Massachusetts Emergency Information Program. Public Health.
S.1114 SD75 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1114) of Harriette L. Chandler, Gale D. Candaras, Sal N. DiDomenico and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to implement a blue alert system in the Commonwealth. 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.
H.1136 HD434 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1136) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to require the posting of certain contact information of municipal housing authority commissioners. Housing.
H.1137 HD1688 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1137) of Stephen Kulik and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to exempt municipalities with a certain percentage of affordable rental units from low and moderate income housing laws. Housing.
S.1137 SD265 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1137) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Stephen L. DiNatale, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to police pursuits in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1144 SD1055 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1144) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and Richard J. Ross for legislation to further regulate sex offender registration. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1151 SD20 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1151) of Michael O. Moore, Paul K. Frost and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the safety of law enforcement officers. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1157 SD1311 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1157) of Richard T. Moore, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Michael O. Moore, Stephen L. DiNatale and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit the confiscation of lawfully owned firearms during a state of emergency. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1159 SD1348 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1159) of Richard T. Moore, Michael F. Rush, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to deceptive weapons. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1165 SD551 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1165) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to remove pepper spray from firearms identification. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1166 SD947 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1166) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to create a commission to study the effectiveness of a drug dealer registry in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1167 SD950 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1167) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to create a drug dealer registry in the commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1167 HD2120 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1167) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation including section eight housing vouchers as an affordable housing type. Housing.
H.1171 HD3236 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1171) of James Arciero and others relative to the registration of certain sex offenders. The Judiciary.
H.1172 HD3243 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1172) of James Arciero and others for legislation to authorize the presence of service trained dogs for certain victims and witnesses who are minor children or adults with disabilities. The Judiciary.
H.1174 HD3247 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1174) of James Arciero and others relative to the Sex Offender Registry Board. The Judiciary.
H.1175 HD3248 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1175) of James Arciero and others for legislation to require prosecutors to notify victims of their rights to provide the Sex Offender Registry Board with written impact statements. The Judiciary.
H.1176 HD928 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1176) of Cory Atkins and others for legislation to make the crime of strangulation and suffocation a felony offense. The Judiciary.
H.1177 HD929 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1177) of Cory Atkins and others relative to punishment for the crime of domestic violence. The Judiciary.
S.1187 SD578 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1187) of James E. Timilty, Sarah K. Peake, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to require health care employers to develop and implement programs to prevent workplace violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1198 HD3033 By Mr. Beaton of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1198) of Matthew A. Beaton and others for legislation to increase the penalties for violations of certain hunting laws. The Judiciary.
S.1198 SD1074 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1198) of James E. Timilty, Daniel B. Winslow and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to provide for an investigation and study by a special commission relative to school safety. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1199 SD1078 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1199) of James E. Timilty, Louis L. Kafka, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Daniel B. Winslow and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to regional 911 emergency communication districts. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1199 HD509 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1199) of Jennifer E. Benson, Stephen L. DiNatale and Bruce E. Tarr relative to criminal penalties for resisting arrest. The Judiciary.
S.1205 SD76 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1205) of Gale D. Candaras, Denise Andrews and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to prohibit state employees from receiving multiple salaries. Public Service.
H.1226 HD904 By Representative Brady of Brockton and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1226) of Michael D. Brady, John F. Keenan and others for legislation to further regulate the reporting requirements of mortgages secured by residential property. The Judiciary.
S.1226 SD1080 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1226) of James B. Eldridge, Anne M. Gobi, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Paul W. Mark and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to death benefits to surviving spouses of firefighters and other emergency personnel. Public Service.
H.1229 HD1203 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1229) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to providing indemnity from prosecution for probation officers and court officers employed by the Trial Court. The Judiciary.
H.1233 HD511 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1233) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and Bruce E. Tarr relative to making drug dealing subject to dangerousness hearing determinations. The Judiciary.
H.1236 HD525 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1236) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to protect children against sex offenders. 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.1249 SD633 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1249) of Thomas M. McGee, James R. Miceli, Carlo Basile, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide retirement benefits for veterans. Public Service.
H.1275 HD2774 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1275) of Edward F. Coppinger and others relative to penalties and submission of DNA samples for domestic violence. The Judiciary.
H.1287 HD2976 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1287) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to clarifying procedures for the custodial protection by law enforcement and court officials of a child requiring assistance. The Judiciary.
H.1291 HD668 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1291) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to empowering the Sex Offender Board to reclassify repeat sex offenders. The Judiciary.
H.1295 HD3343 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1295) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to the reporting of neglect or abuse by mandated reporters. The Judiciary.
H.1298 HD626 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1298) of James J. Dwyer and others for legislation to increase the limit of damages allowable for the service of a writ or other process by certain constables. The Judiciary.
H.1301 HD924 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1301) of James J. Dwyer and others relative to parental rights and child survivors of homicide. The Judiciary.
S.1309 SD105 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1309) of Gale D. Candaras and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to certified appeal notices from the Department of Revenue. Revenue.
S.1341 SD732 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1341) of Robert L. Hedlund, James M. Murphy, James M. Cantwell and Bruce E. Tarr relative to repealing the sales tax on the sale of boats built or rebuilt in the Commonwealth. Revenue.
S.1342 SD872 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1342) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Paul McMurtry, Michael O. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the property tax deferral for seniors. Revenue.
S.1357 SD605 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1357) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and Richard J. Ross for legislation to establish a special commission on payment in lieu of taxes to municipalities in which group homes are located. Revenue.
S.1358 SD614 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1358) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide a tax exemption for a taxpayer supporting an elderly relative. Revenue.
S.1359 SD617 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1359) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross and Paul McMurtry for legislation to exempt children's books from state sales tax. Revenue.
S.1360 SD666 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1360) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr and James E. Timilty for legislation relative to tax credits for prescription drugs. Revenue.
S.1361 SD797 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1361) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to tax deductions for contributions to college savings plans. Revenue.
S.1362 SD804 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1362) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr and Richard J. Ross for legislation relative to tax deductions for home heating costs. Revenue.
S.1363 SD808 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1363) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and Richard J. Ross for legislation to establish a sales tax retention allowance. Revenue.
S.1364 SD1652 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1364) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and Richard J. Ross for legislation relative to tax abatements. Revenue.
S.1374 SD67 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1374) of Michael O. Moore, Michael R. Knapik, Keiko M. Orrall, Eileen M. Donoghue and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a meals tax holiday. Revenue.
S.1380 SD1314 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1380) of Richard T. Moore, Michael O. Moore, John V. Fernandes and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to promote construction growth. Revenue.
S.1381 SD1322 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1381) of Richard T. Moore, Bruce E. Tarr and Marc R. Pacheco for legislation to promote the use of electric vehicles. Revenue.
S.1387 SD1418 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1387) of Richard T. Moore, Michael F. Rush, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote business growth. Revenue.
S.1408 SD552 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1408) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik and Michael O. Moore for legislation to authorize a city or town to designate a checkoff on its real estate tax bills and to establish an economic aid fund. Revenue.
S.1409 SD556 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1409) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik and Paul R. Heroux for legislation to exempt certain farmers' markets from certain property taxes. Revenue.
H.1409 HD2986 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1409) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to protection from sex offenders. The Judiciary.
S.1410 SD854 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1410) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a municipal gas tax exemption. Revenue.
H.1439 HD1216 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1439) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to expedite the reunification of children under temporary custody with family members. The Judiciary.
S.1446 SD242 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1446) of James E. Timilty, Michael F. Rush, Denise C. Garlick, Daniel B. Winslow and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to a small business gas tax credit. Revenue.
S.1447 SD243 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1447) of James E. Timilty, Daniel B. Winslow and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to tax exemptions for school related expenses. Revenue.
H.1447 HD1583 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1447) of Kay Khan and others relative to sibling visitation and court department placements. The Judiciary.
S.1448 SD244 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1448) of James E. Timilty and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to tax credits for the purchase of certain medical supplies. Revenue.
H.1451 HD942 By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1451) of Kevin J. Kuros and others for legislation to change the interest rate on treble damages. The Judiciary.
H.1453 HD3160 By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1453) of Kevin J. Kuros and others for legislation to exempt businesses donating to food banks from liability for civil damages. The Judiciary.
H.1471 HD612 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1471) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to require criminal offender record information for persons volunteering at organizations conducting activities and programs for children. The Judiciary.
H.1472 HD613 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1472) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to intimidation in the criminal justice system. The Judiciary.
S.1475 SD1249 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1475) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, William N. Brownsberger, Anne M. Gobi, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a special commission on school library services in the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1486 SD446 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1486) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Elizabeth A. Malia, Anne M. Gobi, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen impact, efficiency and accountability in the government-nonprofit partnership. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1498 SD603 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1498) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr and Richard J. Ross for legislation to enhance the Global Warming Solutions Act. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1504 HD1565 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1504) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the donations of leftover food by restaurants and cafeterias. The Judiciary.
S.1507 SD137 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1507) of Michael O. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico, Barry R. Finegold, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the Senate for legislation to define fraud in the public bidding process. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1509 SD1303 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1509) of Richard T. Moore, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Michael O. Moore, John V. Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the commission on government accountability, economy, and efficiency. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1513 SD1411 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1513) of Richard T. Moore, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate waste and improve public oversight of state agencies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1515 SD1439 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1515) of Richard T. Moore, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Randy Hunt and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote value and efficiency in the delivery of state services. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1525 HD2880 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1525) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
H.1526 HD663 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1526) of Shaunna O'Connell, James J. Dwyer and others relative to public access to sex offender information. The Judiciary.
H.1527 HD664 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1527) of Shaunna O'Connell, James J. Dwyer and others relative to the penalties for sexual abuse of a child under the age of 13. The Judiciary.
H.1528 HD665 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1528) of Shaunna O'Connell, James J. Dwyer and others relative to the protection of children and developmentally disabled individuals. The Judiciary.
H.1529 HD667 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1529) of Shaunna O'Connell, James J. Dwyer and others relative to the sex offender laws. The Judiciary.
H.1530 HD1328 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1530) of Shaunna O'Connell, James J. Dwyer and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of criminal offender record information requestors conducting fingerprint-based checks of the national criminal history databases. The Judiciary.
S.1533 SD1127 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1533) of Michael F. Rush, Edward F. Coppinger, Michael R. Knapik, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation to authorize the Governor to issue a proclamation setting apart the first Wednesday in May as state parks day. 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.
H.1561 HD375 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1561) of William Smitty Pignatelli, Thomas J. Calter and Bruce E. Tarr relative to providing for drug and alcohol free school zones and penalties. The Judiciary.
S.1572 SD705 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1572) of Cynthia S. Creem, Alice Hanlon Peisch, James B. Eldridge, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to energy efficiency funds generated by municipal light plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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.1595 SD430 By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1595) of John Hart, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr and Martin J. Walsh for legislation relative to street lighting. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1602 SD599 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1602) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross and Bruce J. Ayers for legislation relative to transparency in electric bills. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1603 SD600 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1603) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross and Bruce J. Ayers for legislation to create the renewable energy investment act. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1605 SD49 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1605) of Michael O. Moore, Stephen L. DiNatale, Michael R. Knapik, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to expansion of the Bottle Bill. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1607 SD1147 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1607) of Marc R. Pacheco and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to create a Repower Massachusetts Emergency Task Force. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1615 SD928 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1615) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Jeffrey N. Roy and Colleen M. Garry for legislation relative to community liaisons. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1635 SD969 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1635) of Stephen M. Brewer, Stephen Kulik, Todd M. Smola, Benjamin B. Downing and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote environmentally sound transportation of agricultural products. Transportation.
H.1638 HD466 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1638) of Benjamin Swan and others for the establishment of a Massachusetts innocence commission to analyze the circumstances of innocent persons being charged, prosecuted, convicted and incarcerated. The Judiciary.
S.1641 SD1543 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1641) of Gale D. Candaras, Denise Andrews and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. Transportation.
S.1642 SD95 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1642) of Harriette L. Chandler, Kimberly N. Ferguson, Gale D. Candaras, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide certain medical information on drivers licenses. Transportation.
H.1656 HD201 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1656) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to requiring rent escrow accounts in complaints for eviction. The Judiciary.
H.1658 HD250 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1658) of Cleon H. Turner and others for legislation to include prior convictions of operating vessels under the influence of alcohol or drugs to the offender's motor vehicle records. The Judiciary.
H.1659 HD252 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1659) of Cleon H. Turner and others for legislation to add prior convictions of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs to the offender's boating record. The Judiciary.
H.1661 HD870 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1661) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to the representation of a landlord in eviction actions. The Judiciary.
H.1669 HD2197 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1669) of Chris Walsh and others relative to requiring the use of escrow accounts during rent disputes. The Judiciary.
H.1674 HD578 By Represenative Walsh of Boston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1674) of Martin J. Walsh, John A. Hart and others relative to national criminal offender record information checks for persons working with individuals served by the Department of Mental Retardation. The Judiciary.
S.1677 SD352 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1677) of Thomas M. McGee, Sarah K. Peake, Elizabeth A. Poirier, James R. Miceli and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote and and advance motorcycle safety. Transportation.
S.1687 SD1295 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1687) of Richard T. Moore and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to clarify the definition of commercial motor vehicles. Transportation.
S.1691 SD1470 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1691) of Richard T. Moore, John V. Fernandes and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to lawful presence. Transportation.
S.1699 SD558 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1699) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to enhance local road construction and speed limits. Transportation.
H.1700 HD903 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1700) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to health care worker safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1718 HD1277 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1718) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to the fair distribution of gratuities. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1720 SD563 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1720) of James E. Timilty, Daniel B. Winslow and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the expansion of charitable license plates. Transportation.
H.1727 HD2520 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1727) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others for legislation to limit indemnity and insurance responsiblity for general contractors and subcontractors in construction work. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1741 SD1393 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1741) of Richard T. Moore, John V. Fernandes, Sal N. DiDomenico and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the observation of Veterans Day. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1744 SD554 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1744) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to exempt veterans from the payment of fees for use of recreational facilities under the jurisdiction of the Department of Conservation and Recreation. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1747 SD1425 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1747) of Michael F. Rush, Linda Campbell, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Robert M. Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the certification of veterans service officers and agents. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1749 SD1564 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1749) of Michael F. Rush, Bruce E. Tarr, Linda Campbell, Martin J. Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the term "Gold Star" and for related purposes. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1751 HD497 By Mr. Murphy of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1751) of Kevin J. Murphy and others relative to retainage payments in certain construction projects. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1755 HD2650 By Representatives Orrall of Lakeville and Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1755) of Keiko M. Orrall and others relative to unemployment compensation rates from certain employers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1769 HD194 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1769) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to unemployment insurance for seasonal workers at municipal, county, or state golf courses. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1770 HD200 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1770) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to unemployment payments by cities and towns. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1795 HD1866 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1795) of Kay Khan and others relative to conducting a review of mental health and substance abuse services for families and children in the care of the Commonwealth. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1799 HD1235 By Representative Malia of Boston and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1799) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Jennifer L. Flanagan and others relative to mental health services for children. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1821 HD984 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1821) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to establishing a community safe school fund. Municipalities and Regional Government.
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H.1856 HD1698 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1856) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to a statewide public works municipal mutual aid agreement . Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1858 HD1726 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1858) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to include fire and water districts in certain laws pertaining to cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1861 HD936 By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1861) of Kevin J. Kuros and others for legislation to extend municipal bonding terms for local infrastructure development programs. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1871 HD1361 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1871) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to the appointment of alternate members on local historical commissions. 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.1935 HD806 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1935) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to improve patient access to medical records upon a physician's death. Public Health.
H.1936 HD1248 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1936) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to genetically engineered food. Public Health.
H.1941 HD1089 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1941) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the registration of persons supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Public Health.
H.1949 HD325 By Representative Fernandes of Milford and Senator Richard T. Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1949) of John V. Fernandes, Richard T. Moore and others relative to the purchase of prostate cancer medication. Public Health.
S.1963 SD1942 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Richard T. Moore, Michael O. Moore, John F. Keenan, Brian A. Joyce and other members of the General Court for legislation to designate June fourteenth as the birthday of the United States Army and June ninth as General Sylvanus Thayer Day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1965 SD1945 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John F. Keenan, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Elizabeth A. Malia, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce prescription drug tampering and abuse. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1995 HD266 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1995) of Louis L. Kafka and others that the Commissioner of Public Health be directed to establish regulations for the return to pharmacies of certain unused medication by health care facilities. Public Health.
H.2005 HD428 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2005) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a nursing advisory board within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. 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.2032 HD3188 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2032) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to direct the Emergency Medical Services Advisory Board to study the feasibility of updating the law regarding "Do Not Resuscitate" orders. Public Health.
H.2045 HD1368 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2045) of Sarah K. Peake, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others for legislation to increase power plant safety preparedness by the Department of Public Health to twenty miles. Public Health.
H.2046 HD1384 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2046) of Sarah K. Peake, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Public Health to enhance radiological air monitoring through an additional assessment to certain power plants. Public Health.
H.2050 HD328 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2050) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others eliminating antiquated hospital bed de-licensure rules. 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.2138 HD2668 By Mr. Diehl of Whitman, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2138) of Geoff Diehl and others relative to the training and hiring standards for municipal police officers. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2141 HD1020 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2141) of Peter J. Durant, Paul K. Frost and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to require reports of state fire code violations be forwarded to the local marshal or head of the local fire department. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2145 HD2906 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2145) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to the issuance of licenses for the use of chemical mace. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2160 HD944 By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2160) of Kevin J. Kuros and others relative to establishing the Massachusetts child AMBER Alert plan to assist in the recovery of abducted children through prompt notification. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2177 HD2214 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2177) of Shaunna O'Connell and others for legislation to require mobile data wireless carriers and in-vehicle security and communications providers to provide locator information to law enforcement agencies. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2180 HD1374 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2180) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to direct the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency to assess and report on the preparedness plans for a radiological accident at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station and Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2182 HD2707 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2182) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to unfair or deceptive acts or practices concerning the lawful sale of firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2183 HD2720 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2183) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to the minimum age for issuance of firearms identification cards. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2298 HD1008 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2298) of Peter J. Durant and others relative to the state employee's sick leave bank. Public Service.
H.2301 HD623 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2301) of James J. Dwyer and others for legislation to increase line-of-duty death benefits for police officers and fire fighters. Public Service.
H.2312 HD1342 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2312) of John V. Fernandes and others for legislation to prohibit mandatory polygraph testing for persons applying to become police officers. Public Service.
H.2375 HD2979 By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2375) of Kevin J. Kuros and others for legislation to require state employees to utilize vacation and personal days prior to requesting paid time off to volunteer under the Commonwealth Corps program. Public Service.
H.2388 HD72 By Mr. Miceli of Wilmington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2388) of James R. Miceli and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Matthew Stuart, an employee of the Department of Children and Families. Public Service.
H.2422 HD1073 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2422) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Thomas J. Calter and Bruce E. Tarr relative to injured on duty benefits for environmental police officers. Public Service.
H.2434 HD1642 By Mr. Smola of Palmer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2434) of Todd M. Smola and Bruce E. Tarr that police officers of the Office of Environmental Law Enforcement be included under the heart law. Public Service.
H.2503 HD861 By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2503) of F. Jay Barrows and others relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices purchased with a service contract. Revenue.
H.2515 HD1971 By Representative Cabral of New Bedford and Senator Finegold, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2515) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Barry R. Finegold and others relative to Brownfield's tax credit environmental response actions. Revenue.
H.2517 HD718 By Ms. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2517) of Linda Campbell and others relative to property tax exemptions for veterans. Revenue.
H.2530 HD3399 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2530) of Thomas P. Conroy and others relative to real estate tax deferral and recovery agreements. Revenue.
H.2536 HD2691 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2536) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to create an angel investor tax credit. Revenue.
H.2546 HD963 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2546) of Peter J. Durant and others relative to the minimum corporate tax. Revenue.
H.2547 HD965 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2547) of Peter J. Durant and others relative to the schedule of payment of estimated corporate taxes. Revenue.
H.2548 HD617 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2548) of James J. Dwyer, Bruce E. Tarr and Kevin J. Kuros for legislation to direct the Commissioner of Revenue to annually designate a sales tax holiday. Revenue.
H.2549 HD1090 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2549) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the taxation of persons primarily engaged in agriculture, farming or commercial fishing. Revenue.
H.2564 HD318 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2564) of John V. Fernandes and others providing tax exemptions for certain paraplegic veterans. Revenue.
H.2583 HD57 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2583) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the taxation of bundled cellular telephone transactions. Revenue.
H.2606 HD873 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2606) of Randy Hunt and others relative to establishing a special commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation and study of the feasibility of simplifying the personal income tax code. Revenue.
H.2625 HD273 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2625) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to updating non-taxable medical supplies. Revenue.
H.2641 HD1696 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2641) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to provide for an income tax credit for the rehabilitation of residential historic properties. Revenue.
H.2644 HD1734 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2644) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to provide volunteer firefighters with a local option real estate tax exemption. Revenue.
H.2645 HD933 By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2645) of Kevin J. Kuros and others relative to eliminating the corporate minimum tax. Revenue.
H.2650 HD109 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2650) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to create an income tax deduction for municipal and school fees. Revenue.
H.2666 HD2570 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2666) of Paul W. Mark and Bruce E. Tarr relative to establishing a biofuel tax credit. Revenue.
H.2685 HD1731 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2685) of Shaunna O'Connell and others for legislation to exempt certain inventory from taxation. Revenue.
H.2688 HD539 By Representatives Orrall of Lakeville and Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2688) of Keiko M. Orrall, Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to suspend the taxation of meals for a five-day period in May, 2013. Revenue.
H.2706 HD329 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2706) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others exempting agencies of the Commonwealth and cities and towns from payment of the tax imposed on the sale of gasoline. Revenue.
H.2717 HD1333 By Mr. Rogers of Norwood, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2717) of John H. Rogers and others for legislation to create an income tax credit for qualified tuition and fees for higher education. Revenue.
H.2722 HD2664 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2722) of Jeffrey Sánchez, Marcos A. Devers and Bruce E. Tarr that cities and towns be authorized to establish special trust funds to provide for additional housing programs. Revenue.
H.2750 HD1600 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2750) of Benjamin Swan and Bruce E. Tarr relative to the withholding tax laws for withdrawals from retirement accounts. Revenue.
H.2751 HD202 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2751) of Cleon H. Turner and others for legislation to increase the medical tax exemption. Revenue.
H.2754 HD1598 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2754) of Aaron Vega and others for legislation to provide tax relief for persons suffering hardships due to public works projects or actions taken by municipal utility companies. Revenue.
H.2758 HD2385 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2758) of Chris Walsh and Bruce E. Tarr relative to establishing a tax incentive for small property improvements. Revenue.
H.2822 HD384 By Mr. Humason of Westfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2822) of Donald F. Humason, Jr. and others for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor setting apart the month of May as Aviation Awareness Month. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2830 HD2461 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2830) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the failure to file certain reports by candidates under the campaign finance laws. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2839 HD439 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2839) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to create a hospital disposition fund from the proceeds of sales of state hospitals and the crediting of such proceeds to accounts of the Department of Mental Health and the Department of Developmental Services. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2849 HD1454 By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2849) of Kevin J. Kuros and others for legislation to establish a sunset commission to periodically review government agencies and authorities. 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.2901 HD3387 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2901) of Martin J. Walsh and others for legislation designate October 18 as inflammatory breast cancer awareness day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2931 HD2926 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2931) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others that the clean energy technology center utilize state funds to develop and execute a program to pilot test innovative water technologies. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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.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.2945 HD1886 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2945) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Telecommunications and Cable and the Department of Public Utilities to regulate the use of double utility poles . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2953 HD1721 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2953) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to restrict callers from using certain automatic dialing devices for sending information to subscribers of telephone services. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2964 HD1571 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2964) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to energy efficiency funds generated by municipal light plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2989 HD2215 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2989) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to direct the Department of Public Utilities to promulgate rules and regulations relative to the development of underground utility infrastructure. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3040 HD1712 By Mr. Diehl of Whitman, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3040) of Geoff Diehl and others for legislation to increase the civil fines and penalities of motorists who violate the right of way of other motorists. Transportation.
H.3044 HD954 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3044) of Peter J. Durant and others for legislation to establish an emergency responder yellow dot program. Transportation.
H.3046 HD1852 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3046) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to include a representative of the Massachusetts Motorcycle Association on the Governor’s Highway Safety Committee. Transportation.
H.3063 HD742 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3063) of Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation to require drivers employed by companies transporting students to submit to alcohol and drug testing. Transportation.
H.3089 HD1692 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3089) of Stephen Kulik and Bruce E. Tarr relative to establishing speed limits on certain local roads. Transportation.
H.3090 HD1725 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3090) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to the operation of unregistered or improperly equipped motor vehicles or trailers for agricultural purposes. Transportation.
H.3093 HD220 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3093) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to clarifying violations that occur while driving with a hardship license. Transportation.
H.3102 HD2561 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3102) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to authorize the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to issue distinctive registration plates for fire fighters. Transportation.
H.3117 HD1448 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3117) of Jerald A. Parisella and others that the Highway Department create a timeline for interchange improvements along Route 128 from the city of Peabody to the town of Gloucester. 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.3122 HD373 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3122) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to require specially marked licenses for repeat operating under the inluence offenders. Transportation.
H.3155 HD459 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3155) of Benjamin Swan, Gloria L. Fox and Bruce E. Tarr that the Registrar of Motor Vehicles be authorized to issue distinctive motor vehicle plates indicating support for violence prevention education. Transportation.
H.3183 HD629 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3183) of James J. Dwyer and others for an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to creating a state office of veterans business assistance. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3189 HD1733 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3189) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to establishing a special commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation and study of state and local services provided to veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3204 HD1444 By Messrs. Parisella of Beverly and Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3204) of Jerald A. Parisella and others relative to employment for members of the armed forces returning from active duty. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3215 HD2371 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3215) of Chris Walsh and others relative to providing veterans' bonuses to certain regular soldiers who served on active duty in support of the Persian Gulf War. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3217 HD694 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3217) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to require estimated amounts of appropriations for a subsequent fiscal year on appropriation bills. Ways and Means.
H.3218 HD1599 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3218) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to establish a legislative budget office. Ways and Means.
H.3229 HD707 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3229) of Bradford Hill and others for legislation to raise the upper limit of juvenile court jurisdiction from 17 years old to 18 years of age. The Judiciary.
H.3242 HD1154 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3242) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to providing protection from domestic violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3243 HD317 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3243) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to security in court buildings and facilities. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3252 HD938 By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3252) of Kevin J. Kuros and others relative to the renewal fee for firearm identification cards for persons over the age of 64 . Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3264 HD1926 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3264) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others for legislation to prohibit subdivisions of the Commonwealth from further restricting the use or possession of firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3266 HD2693 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3266) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others for legislation to prohibit counties, cities or towns from adopting ordinances or regulations concerning lawful firearms, ammunition or ammunition component rights. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3268 HD2695 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3268) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to firearm license fees. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3275 HD2953 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3275) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to sales tax exemptions for gun safes and trigger locks. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3276 HD2954 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3276) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others for legislation to provide for an income tax deduction for purchases of a gun safes. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3294 HD2902 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3294) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the transfer of ownership of foals under 5 months by shelters . The Judiciary.
H.3296 HD3319 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3296) of Kate Hogan and others relative to adjusting unemployment insurance for agricultural workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.3313 HD2786 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3313) of Shaunna O'Connell and others relative to allowing voluntary registration of independent contractors. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.3359 HD3098 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3359) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to the dispensing of controlled substances by emergency room physicians. Public Health.
H.3373 HD2630 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3373) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to legislative action on petitions filed with the General Court by cities and towns. Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently.
H.3406 HD2470 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3406) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to direct the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to make driving records available online for informational purposes. Transportation.
H.3414 HD2466 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3414) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to authorize cities and towns to accept partial payments of certain taxes and assess interest on unpaid balances. Revenue.
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.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.3959 HD4153 By Representative Speliotis of Danvers and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Theodore C. Speliotis, Joan B. Lovely and others for legislation to authorize employees of the Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical School District to participate in certain benefit programs administered by the Commonwealth. Public Service.
H.3966 HD3905 By Messrs. Heroux of Attleboro and Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to licenses to carry firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.4058 HD4159 By Ms. Harrington of Groton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Sheila C. Harrington and others relative to the care and protection of children. The Judiciary.
H.4094 HD4197 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for legislation to authorize the board of elementary and secondary education to develop or implement the common core standards. Education.
S.1211
By Request
SD531 By Ms. Clark (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1211) of Eleanor Burke, Bruce E. Tarr and Thomas J. Calter for legislation that the Massachusetts Teachers’ Retirement Board be authorized and directed to credit Eleanor Burke of Reading with certain creditable service . Public Service.
S.1212
By Request
SD535 By Ms. Clark (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1212) of Robert Morrison and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to supplemental dependent allowance. Public Service.

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  • Gloucester High School
  • Suffolk University School of Management
  • Suffolk University Law School
  • Essex County Republican Committee (Board of Directors, 1985-present)
  • Gloucester Republican City Committee (vice-chairman 85-'86, chairman 86-'89)
  • Mass. House (1991-'94)
  • Mass. Senate (1995-present)
First Essex and Middlesex, Consisting of Gloucester, Boxford, Essex, Georgetown, Groveland, Hamilton, Ipswich, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Middleton, Newbury, North Andover, precincts 2, 3, 5 and 7, Rockport, Rowley, Wenham and West Newbury, in the county of Essex; and North Reading and Wilmington, in the county of Middlesex.

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