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

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MAH4787Intro
25%
Relative to child welfare protections. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2022-05-16
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAS139Intro
25%
For legislation to eliminate disproportionality and inequities for at-risk children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2022-05-02
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH228Intro
25%
For legislation to eliminate disproportionality and inequities for at-risk children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2022-05-02
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAS103Intro
25%
For legislation to create an electronic backpack for foster children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2022-05-02
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH234Intro
25%
For legislation to further regulate the closing of community service offices. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2022-05-02
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAS134Intro
25%
For legislation to protect safety net access for Massachusetts residents. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2022-05-02
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH225Intro
25%
For legislation to prohibit the use of procedures which cause physical pain or deny a reasonable humane existence to persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2022-05-02
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH236Intro
25%
For legislation to authorize the Department of Children and Families to establish an electronic repository of foster youths educational records. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2022-05-02
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH259Intro
25%
Relative to granting provisional social worker licenses under an alternative method of examining competency. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2022-05-02
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAS88Intro
25%
For legislation to establish the Massachusetts foster care review office. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2022-04-21
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH211Intro
25%
Relative to establishing the Massachusetts foster care review office. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2022-04-21
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAS114Intro
25%
For legislation relative to individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2022-04-14
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH240Intro
25%
Relative to individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2022-04-14
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH256Intro
25%
Relative to the placement of foster children with family members and preventing discrimination against potential foster parents based on irrelevant convictions. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2022-03-24
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH258Intro
25%
Relative to establishing a special commission supported by the Department of Health and Human Services to better prepare the Commonwealth for climate change refugees. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2022-01-07
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH216Intro
25%
For legislation to establish a special task force (including members of the General Court) to review and report on the economic impact of welfare reform in the Commonwealth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2022-01-07
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH270Intro
25%
Relative to autism education reform and to facilitate appropriate interactions with persons on the autism spectrum. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-12-20
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH246Intro
25%
Relative to eligibility for certain entitlement programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-11-29
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH280Intro
25%
Relative to Department of Transitional Assistance benefits for diapers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-11-29
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH269Intro
25%
Relative to income calculation for certain benefits paid for necessary work-related travel expenses for certain persons with developmental or intellectual disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-11-29
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH3954Intro
25%
Relative to providing for a universal basic income for youth aging out of foster care. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-11-29
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH274Intro
25%
Relative to preventing funds deposited in children’s savings accounts from counting against cash assistance benefits. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-11-29
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH198Intro
25%
For legislation to promote employment for people with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-11-15
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH267Intro
25%
Relative to human service coordinator caseload ratios established by the Department of Developmental Services. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-11-15
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH197Intro
25%
For legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-11-15
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH278Intro
25%
Relative to establishing a low vision registry. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-11-02
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH195Intro
25%
For legislation to provide insurance coverage for vision screening for children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-11-02
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH223Intro
25%
Relativerelative to the family medical history of adopted children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-11-02
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH3953Intro
25%
Relative to promoting resilience and community healing to mitigate adverse childhood and community experiences. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-10-07
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH3778Intro
25%
Relative to ending family, child, and individual homelessness. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-10-07
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH3777Intro
25%
Relative to parenting time plans for certain foster children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-09-15
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH207Intro
25%
By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition of Daniel M. Donahue, Michael O. Moore and David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf that the Department of Transitional Assistance establish a restaurant meals program as part of the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistanc...
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2021-09-15
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH275Intro
25%
Relative to establishing a special commission (including members of the General Court) to investigate two-generation approaches to childhood education. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-09-15
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH279Intro
25%
Relative to Department of Transitional Assistance benefits during a declared state of emergency. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-09-15
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH233Intro
25%
Relative to establishing a healthy incentives program for the purpose of ensuring the needs of SNAP recipients and farmers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-09-15
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH220Intro
25%
For legislation to establish an interagency child welfare task force. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-08-25
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH241Intro
25%
Relative to the prevention of child sexual abuse in schools and youth organizations. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-08-25
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH189Intro
25%
Relative to the rights of certain children in custody to move forward with adoption superseding the rights of the biological parents. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-08-25
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH277Intro
25%
For legislation to further regulate the sharing of certain police reports by investigators of the Department of Children and Families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-08-25
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH251Intro
25%
Relative to sexual orientation and gender identity change counseling. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-08-25
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH188Intro
25%
Relative to providing that certain foster care children have the right to be emancipated from their biological parents. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-08-25
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH230Intro
25%
Relative to at-risk children and their proper placement and establishing a special commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation of such placements. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-08-11
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH183Intro
25%
Relative to child support determinations and payments. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-08-11
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH257Intro
25%
Relative to providing timely court oversight of custody decisions of the Department of Children and Families and protecting children from unnecessary removals and trauma. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-08-11
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH247Intro
25%
Relative to establishing a stakeholders’ committee (including members of the General Court) on family first prevention services and racial equity. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-06-23
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH255Intro
25%
Relative to the long-term well-being consideration of a child’s racial, ethnic, cultural, religious, and linguistic identity. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-06-23
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH254Intro
25%
For legislation relative to the placement of foster children with their siblings. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-06-23
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH185Intro
25%
By Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition of Christine P. Barber that the Executive Office of Health and Human Services evaluate the impact of governmental services on children and families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-06-23
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH239Intro
25%
Relative to reports required to be filed by the Department of Children and Families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-06-04
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH190Intro
25%
Relative to the placement of children in foster care. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-06-04
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
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