Bills Pending Massachusetts Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee

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MAH4104IntroRelative to background checks by the Department of Youth Services. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2018-01-05
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH4074IntroBy Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Diana DiZoglio and others that the Department of Children and Families be authorized to establish a program that promotes infant sleep safety. Children, Families and Persons with Di...
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2017-12-14
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH108IntroRelative to the immigration status of persons applying for assistance from the Commonwealth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-10-19
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH91IntroFor legislation to create a self-employment assistance allowance to promote independence for needy families receiving transitional assistance. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-10-19
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH97IntroRelative to education or training activities for purposes of meeting the Department of Transitional Assistance work requirement for applicants seeking certain master’s degrees. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-10-19
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH103IntroRelative to eligibility for certain entitlement programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-10-19
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAS28IntroFor legislation to prevent funds deposited in children's savings accounts from counting against cash assistance benefits. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-10-19
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH102IntroFor legislation to require proof of residency for public benefits. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-10-19
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH1965IntroRelative to residency verification for persons seeking certain benefits from the Commonwealth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-10-19
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAS39IntroFor legislation to SAVE Massachusetts tax dollars. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-10-19
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH1961IntroRelative to the suspension of benefits by the Department of Transitional Assistance for persons convicted of certain crimes against the person. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-10-19
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAS70IntroFor legislation to ensure accountability in the Department of Transitional Assistance. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-10-19
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH79IntroRelative to requiring drug tests to screen individuals who apply for transitional assistance. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-10-19
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH1966IntroBy Mr. Lyons of Andover, a petition of James J. Lyons, Jr. that public benefits only be received by individuals who are residents of the Commonwealth and have proper verifiable documents or identification from their country of origin. Children, Famil...
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2017-10-19
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAS68IntroFor legislation relative to SNAP nutritional reform. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-10-19
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH78IntroRelative to reporting requirements of public benefit recipients. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-10-19
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH88IntroRelative to providing low interest loans to families with children suffering from terminal illnesses. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-10-05
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAS59IntroFor legislation to establish a commission on the status of children and youth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-10-02
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAS43IntroFor legislation to assist families caring for elders. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-10-02
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH99IntroRelative to providing standards for in-home parent coaching. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-10-02
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAS47IntroFor legislation relative to fair pay for comparable work. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-10-02
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH2804IntroFor legislation to ensure equal access to services for certain residents of the Commonwealth, notwithstanding alienage or immigration status. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-10-02
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH86IntroFor legislation to include persons with disabilities under the Health Disparities Council. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-10-02
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH3150IntroRelative to wages for certain human service providers. Labor and Workforce Development.
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2017-10-02
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH90IntroRelative to establishing paternity and establishing uniform procedures for providing information to mothers and certain fathers regarding the benefits and responsibilities of parentage. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-10-02
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH82IntroFor legislation to provide an income tax exemption for families caring for their elderly relatives at home. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-10-02
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH3847IntroRelative to access to early intervention services for children with prenatal exposure to opioids. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-07-26
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH113IntroBy Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition of Denise Provost and others for the inclusion of individuals with disabilities within civil rights protections and nondiscrimination protections. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-07-12
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAS76IntroFor legislation to protect disabled persons from financial exploitation. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-07-12
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH1960IntroRelative to the distribution of nonprofit group homes throughout the Commonwealth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-07-12
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAS42IntroFor legislation to create a loan repayment program for human service workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-07-12
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH116IntroFor legislation to establish a student loan repayment program for human service workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-07-12
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH2805IntroFor legislation to establish an independent office of quality assurance for mentally disabled persons. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-07-12
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH118IntroFor legislation to authorize the Executive Office of Health and Human Services to conduct a feasibility study relative to establishing a fairness rule that would provide a more equitable distribution of nonprofit group homes throughout the Commonweal...
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2017-07-12
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAS78IntroFor legislation to establish the miracle league of Massachusetts to provide recreational resources for persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-07-12
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAS52IntroFor legislation to update terminology and investigative practices related to the protection of persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-07-12
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAS69IntroFor legislation to increase the safety of disabled individuals living in group homes. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-07-12
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH110IntroRelative to continuously monitoring the entrances, exits and common areas of all facilities operated under the authority of the Department of Mental Health and the Department of Developmental Services. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities...
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2017-07-12
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH1958IntroFor legislation to change the name of the Disabled Persons Protection Commission to the commission for the protection of persons with disabilities and updating the terminology and investigative practices related to the protection of persons with disa...
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2017-07-12
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH3801IntroRelative to public transparency to support quality care outcomes in all child serving organizations. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-07-07
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH2801IntroRelative to granting provisional social worker licenses under an alternative method of examining competency. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-06-27
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAS40IntroFor legislation to create an electronic backpack for foster children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-06-27
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH1964IntroBy Mr. Lyons of Andover, a petition of James J. Lyons, Jr., and Shaunna L. O'Connell for an investigation by an independent commission (including members of the General Court) on a certain case before the Department of Children and Families regarding...
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2017-06-27
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAS32IntroFor legislation to improve the children's medical security program and simplifying the administration process. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-06-27
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH2802IntroRelative to background checks on foster parents. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-06-27
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH2799IntroFor legislation to establish a program to enable and support youth who are unaccompanied and without a guardian. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-06-27
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAS45IntroFor legislation to strengthen protection of children in the Commonwealth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-06-27
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAS61IntroFor legislation to establish the Massachusetts foster care review office. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-06-27
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH109IntroBy Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition of Elizabeth A. Poirier, Mathew Muratore and Alan Silvia that the Department of Social Services be authorized to retain certain information to assist in risk and safety assessments of children and fam...
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2017-06-27
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH1962IntroBy Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others for an investigation by the Department of Children and Families of launching a foster parent recruitment campaign. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2017-06-27
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
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