Massachusetts Representative Andres Vargas [D]

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MAH1424Intro
25%
Relative to workplace discrimination complaints. The Judiciary.
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2023-11-28
[Hearing: Dec 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To Joint Judiciary Committee
MAH4149Intro
25%
By Representative Vargas of Haverhill, a petition of Andres X. Vargas (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that Derek Clark be authorized to take the civil service examination for the position of firefighter in the city of Haverhill, not...
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2023-11-27
To House Steering, Policy and Scheduling Committee
MAH4148Intro
25%
By Representative Vargas of Haverhill, a petition of Andres X. Vargas (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that Brian Dacey be authorized to take the civil service examination for the position of police officer in the city of Haverhill, ...
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2023-11-27
To House Steering, Policy and Scheduling Committee
MAH4147Intro
25%
By Representative Vargas of Haverhill, a petition of Andres X. Vargas (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that Brandon Fredette be authorized to take the civil service examination for the position of firefighter in the city of Haverhill...
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2023-11-27
To House Steering, Policy and Scheduling Committee
MAH2762Intro
25%
Relative to the earned income tax credit. Revenue.
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2023-11-08
To Joint Revenue Committee
MAH3459Intro
25%
For legislation to direct the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority to electrify the Haverhill line of the commuter rail system. Transportation.
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2023-11-08
To Joint Transportation Committee
MAH3460Intro
25%
By Representative Vargas of Haverhill, a petition of Andres X. Vargas and others that the Registrar of Motor Vehicles establish a distinctive registration placard to exempt Purple Heart recipients from payment of municipal parking meter fees. Transpo...
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2023-11-08
To Joint Transportation Committee
MAH2954Intro
25%
Relative to property taxes for 100% disabled veterans. Revenue.
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2023-11-06
Accompanied a new draft, see H4162
MAH4162Intro
25%
Relative to property tax relief for 100% disabled veterans
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2023-11-06
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAH2281Intro
25%
Relative to the development and posting of guidelines and other relevant materials to inform and educate students about the symptoms and warning signs of heart disease. Public Health.
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2023-11-03
To Joint Public Health Committee
MAH3633Intro
25%
Relative to lead pipe safety. Public Health.
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2023-11-03
To Joint Public Health Committee
MAH2132Intro
25%
For legislation to establish a children’s vision and eye health advisory council. Public Health.
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2023-11-03
To Joint Public Health Committee
MAH3764Intro
25%
Relative to parental notification about student health evaluations. Public Health.
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2023-11-03
To Joint Public Health Committee
MAH3993Intro
25%
Relative to farm and school partnerships in school meals. Education.
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2023-11-02
To Joint Education Committee
MAH1156Intro
25%
Relative to opioid use disorder treatment and rehabilitation. Financial Services.
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2023-10-31
To Joint Financial Services Committee
MAH1158Intro
25%
Relative to protections and accountability for transportation network and delivery network companies workers, consumers, and communities. Financial Services.
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2023-10-31
To Joint Financial Services Committee
MAS608Intro
25%
For legislation to mandate access to cancer screenings for firefighters through health care benefits plans or programs provided by the public employer. Financial Services.
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2023-10-31
To Joint Financial Services Committee
MAH1080Intro
25%
For legislation to mandate cancer screenings for firefighters through health care benefits plans or programs provided by the public employer. Financial Services.
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2023-10-31
To Joint Financial Services Committee
MAH1237Intro
25%
For legislation to ensure equitable health coverage for children. Health Care Financing.
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2023-10-30
Accompanied S740
MAH1966Intro
25%
Relative to access to addiction services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2023-10-26
To Joint Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Recovery Committee
MAH1972Intro
25%
Relative to expanding access to mental health services and strengthening risk assessment protocols. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2023-10-26
To Joint Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Recovery Committee
MAH1485Intro
25%
Relative to authorizing supported probate law decision-making agreements for certain adults with disabilities. The Judiciary.
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2023-10-24
To Joint Judiciary Committee
MAH3314Intro
25%
Relative providing notices and taking certain other actions to reduce debt-based driving restrictions. Transportation.
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2023-10-23
To Joint Transportation Committee
MAH3915Intro
25%
Relative to expanding licensure opportunities for school counselors. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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2023-10-19
Accompanied a new draft, see S2473
MAS2473Intro
25%
For legislation to expand licensure opportunity for school counselors; and (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Andres X. Vargas and Ryan M. Hamilton relative to expanding licensure opportunities for school counselors, report the accompanying bill (Senate, ...
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2023-10-19
To Senate Rules Committee
MAH2115Intro
25%
For legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study the distribution of general local aid, unrestricted general government aid and lottery aid to cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government...
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2023-10-17
To Joint Municipalities and Regional Government Committee
MAH1138Intro
25%
Relative to health insurance coverage for voluntary female sterilization. Financial Services.
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2023-10-16
To Joint Financial Services Committee
MAH1139Intro
25%
Relative to insurance coverage for doula services. Financial Services.
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2023-10-16
To Joint Financial Services Committee
MAH1157Intro
25%
For legislation to direct the State Treasurer to establish a baby bonds trust fund to assist certain designated beneficiaries in pursuing opportunities for education, housing, and entrepreneurship. Financial Services.
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2023-10-12
To Joint Financial Services Committee
MAH1981Intro
25%
Relative to preventing overdose deaths and increasing access to treatment. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2023-10-12
To Joint Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Recovery Committee
MAH3774Intro
25%
For legislation to create a climate bank to facilitate innovative financing solutions for climate and clean energy innovations in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Financial Services.
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2023-10-12
To Joint Financial Services Committee
MAH2246Intro
25%
For legislation to authorize attending physicians to prescribe medical aid in dying medication that will end the life of patients in a peaceful manner. Public Health.
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2023-10-12
To Joint Public Health Committee
MAH83Intro
25%
For legislation to establish the Massachusetts data privacy protection act. Advanced Information Technology, the Internet and Cybersecurity.
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2023-10-11
To Joint Advanced Information Technology, the Internet and Cybersecurity Committee
MAH1547Intro
25%
Relative to domestic violence protections. The Judiciary.
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2023-10-10
Accompanied a new draft, see H4115
MAH4115Intro
25%
To prevent abuse and exploitation
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2023-10-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAH544Intro
25%
By Representatives O'Day of West Boylston and Howard of Lowell, a petition of James J. O'Day, Vanna Howard and others that certain schools develop written policies ensuring parental or legal guardian notification of comprehensive sexual health educat...
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2023-10-05
To Joint Education Committee
MAH601Intro
25%
By Representatives Vargas of Haverhill and Domb of Amherst, a petition of Andres X. Vargas, Mindy Domb and others that the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education be authorized to promote and facilitate food literacy programs in school distr...
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2023-10-05
To Joint Education Committee
MAH445Intro
25%
For legislation to expand access to computer science coursework in public schools. Education.
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2023-10-05
To Joint Education Committee
MAH1294Intro
25%
For legislation to facilitate student financial assistance. Higher Education.
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2023-10-03
To Joint Higher Education Committee
MAH1261Intro
25%
For legislation to further regulate financial aid for students attending public institutions of higher education. Higher Education.
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2023-10-03
To Joint Higher Education Committee
MAH534Intro
25%
For legislation to increase access to disposable menstrual products. Education.
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2023-09-28
Accompanied S1381
MAH2522Intro
25%
Relative to Parkinson's disease disability and death of certain firefighters and other public safety officers in the contributory retirement plan for public employees. Public Service.
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2023-09-26
To Joint Public Service Committee
MAS1645Intro
25%
For legislation relative to the disability or death caused by post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Public Service.
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2023-09-26
To Joint Public Service Committee
MAS1681Intro
25%
For legislation relative to Parkinson's disease disability and death in firefighters. Public Service.
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2023-09-26
To Joint Public Service Committee
MAH2594Intro
25%
Relative to a post-traumatic stress disorder presumption for certain retirement benefits. Public Service.
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2023-09-26
To Joint Public Service Committee
MAH2528Intro
25%
Relative to the presumption for disability or death cause by contagious diseases. Public Service.
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2023-09-26
To Joint Public Service Committee
MAH2280Intro
25%
Relative to childhood lead poisoning prevention. Public Health.
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2023-09-25
To Joint Public Health Committee
MAH600Intro
25%
For legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) to be known as the promise commission to conduct an ongoing study of all matters concerning education in the 21st century. Education.
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2023-09-20
To Joint Education Committee
MAH1802Intro
25%
Relative to improving juvenile justice data collection. The Judiciary.
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2023-09-19
To Joint Judiciary Committee
MAH2279Intro
25%
By Representatives Vargas of Haverhill and Driscoll of Milton, a petition of Andres X. Vargas, William J. Driscoll, Jr., and Colleen M. Garry that the Department of Public Health establish a registry of volunteer personnel to provide health, medical ...
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2023-09-18
To Joint Public Health Committee
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