Massachusetts Representative Christine Barber [D]

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MAH4108IntroRelative to the establishment of a grant program for the education and prevention of hate crimes and incidences of bias in public schools. Education.
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2020-01-17
[Hearing: Jan 27 @ 11:00 am]
To Joint Education Committee
MAH772IntroRelative to ivory and rhinoceros horn trafficking. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2020-01-16
Accompanied S496
MAH720IntroFor legislation to lower the voting age for municipal elections. Election Laws.
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2020-01-16
[Hearing: Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To Joint Election Laws Committee
MAH2803IntroRelative to Department of Public Utilities commissioners. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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2020-01-16
[Hearing: Jan 22 @ 11:00 am]
To Joint Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy Committee
MAH3856IntroThat the city of Somerville be authorized to provide voting rights in municipal elections for certain residents aged 16 and 17 years old. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
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2020-01-16
[Hearing: Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To Joint Election Laws Committee
MAH4161IntroFor legislation to allow certain 17 year-old pre-registered voters to vote in primary elections. Election Laws.
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2020-01-16
[Hearing: Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To Joint Election Laws Committee
MAH404IntroBy Ms. Barber of Somerville, a petition of Christine P. Barber and others that the Department of Early Education and Care reimburse family child care providers and center-based providers at the same rate. Education.
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2020-01-15
Accompanied a new draft, see H4291
MAH470IntroRelative to affordable and accessible high quality early education and care. Education.
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2020-01-15
Accompanied a new draft, see H4291
MAH1769IntroRelative to supporting affordable housing with a local option for a fee to be applied to certain real estate transactions. Municipalities and Regional Government.
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2020-01-13
Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting for a second reading
MAH1781IntroFor legislation to provide for a local option for municipalities to assess fees on new developments to support the cost of expanded or upgraded water infrastructure. Municipalities and Regional Government.
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2020-01-13
Read second and ordered to a third reading
MAH1759IntroFor legislation to improve the local infrastructure development programs. Municipalities and Regional Government.
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2020-01-13
Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting for a second reading
MAH1250IntroRelative to accessory dwelling units. Housing.
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2020-01-13
Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting for a second reading
MAH1277IntroRelative to zoning for certain accessory dwelling units. Housing.
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2020-01-13
Read second and ordered to a third reading
MAH1790IntroRelative to authorizing municipalities to expend certain funds for the acquisition of land to be used for rail trails. Municipalities and Regional Government.
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2020-01-13
Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting for a second reading
MAS2307EngrossFor legislation to authorize the City Council of the city of Somerville to appoint a clerk of committees and assistant clerks of committees. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2020-01-13
Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting for a second reading
MAH4295IntroFor legislation to prohibit discrimination based on natural hairstyles. The Judiciary.
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2020-01-13
To Joint Judiciary Committee
MAH2810IntroRelative to the promotion green infrastructure and reduction of carbon emissions. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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2020-01-07
To Joint Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy Committee
MAH826IntroRelative to environmental equity in the location of power plants, highways, and airports. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2019-12-26
Accompanied a new draft, see H4264
MAH761IntroRelative to exposure to environmental toxins. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2019-12-26
Accompanied a new draft, see H4264
MAH1959IntroRelative to access to disposable menstrual products in prisons, homeless shelters, and public schools. Public Health.
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2019-12-26
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAH1948IntroFor legislation to establish a board of registration in midwifery and further regulating out-of-hospital birth access and safety. Public Health.
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2019-12-26
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAH4264IntroRelative to environmental justice in the commonwealth
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2019-12-26
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAH4278IntroRelative to establishing and implementing a food and health pilot program for certain MassHealth enrollees diagnosed with diet-related health conditions. Health Care Financing.
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2019-12-26
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAH1325IntroFor legislation to establish a task force (including members of the General Court) to review housing production and equity in the Commonwealth. Housing.
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2019-12-23
To Joint Rules Committee
MAH1251IntroRelative to smart growth multifamily housing production. Housing.
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2019-12-23
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAH2965IntroRelative to calculation of fares on the heavy rail, light rail, and bus systems of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. Transportation.
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2019-12-23
To Joint Transportation Committee
MAH4256EngrossEstablishing an interagency PFAS task force
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2019-12-23
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
MAH3851IntroFor legislation to establish a task force to review and investigate water and ground contamination of per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2019-12-19
New draft substituted, see H4256
MAH617IntroRelative to contracts for continuing care retirement communities. Elder Affairs.
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2019-12-16
Accompanied S368
MAH3573IntroRelative to introductory and in-service training programs of law enforcement agencies in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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2019-12-12
[Hearing: Jan 24 @ 11:00 am]

Hearing scheduled for 01/24/2020 from 11:00 AM-05:00 PM in Gardner Auditorium
MAH3728IntroRelative to temporary overnight shelter for persons in need. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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2019-12-12
[Hearing: Jan 24 @ 11:00 am]

Hearing scheduled for 01/24/2020 from 11:00 AM-05:00 PM in Gardner Auditorium
MAH1315IntroFor legislation to preserve affordable housing through a local option tenant's right to purchase. Housing.
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2019-12-10
To Joint Housing Committee
MAH1264IntroRelative to rental and mortgage arrearage assistance programs for certain households at risk of eviction or foreclosure. Housing.
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2019-12-10
To Joint Housing Committee
MAH3924IntroFor legislation to remove the prohibition on rent control and to provide tenant and foreclosure protections. Housing.
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2019-12-10
To Joint Housing Committee
MAS2421IntroFor legislation to further defining the purposes of the affordable housing trust in the city of Somerville. Housing. [Local Approval Received.]
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2019-12-10
To Joint Housing Committee
MAH4188EngrossFor legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Judith Alexandre, an employee of Department of Children and Families. Public Service.
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2019-12-03
Read, rules suspended, read second and ordered to a third reading
MAH3999IntroRelative to vaccination and immunization for school admittance. Education.
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2019-12-02
To Joint Public Health Committee
MAH4096IntroFor legislation to establish an immunization program within the Department of Public Health for certain child care centers, schools, camps and institutions of higher education. Public Health.
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2019-12-02
To Joint Public Health Committee
MAH145IntroRelative to establishing within the Department of Transitional Assistance an agricultural healthy incentives program operated in partnership with the Department of Agricultural Resources and the Department of Public Health. Children, Families and Per...
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2019-11-26
Accompanied a new draft, see H4232
MAH102IntroRelative to the monthly benefits for certain recipients of the aid to parents with dependent children and emergency aid programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2019-11-26
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAH1480IntroRelative to sexually exploited individuals. The Judiciary.
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2019-11-25
To Joint Judiciary Committee
MAH910IntroRelative to mental health or substance use disorder insurance benefits. Financial Services.
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2019-11-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAH615IntroRelative to the disposal of resources for determining eligibility for Medicaid. Elder Affairs.
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2019-11-22
Accompanied a new draft, see H4227
MAH1879IntroBy Ms. Fiola of Fall River, a petition of Carole A. Fiola and others that the Division of Medical Assistance be directed to provide coverage for screenings for postpartum depression. Public Health.
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2019-11-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAH3146IntroRelative to supplemental infrastructure financing for transportation. Transportation.
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2019-11-21
To Joint Transportation Committee
MAH3008IntroFor legislation to authorize the Secretary of Transportation and the Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs to establish the modern and sustainable solutions for transportation trust fund. Transportation.
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2019-11-21
To Joint Transportation Committee
MAH3021IntroRelative to contract assistance for Central Artery debt of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. Transportation.
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2019-11-21
To Joint Transportation Committee
MAH2964IntroRelative to renaming the Yawkey commuter rail station. Transportation.
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2019-11-21
To Joint Transportation Committee
MAH591IntroRelative to students that receive free or reduced-price meals under the federal National School Lunch Program. Education.
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2019-11-20
New draft substituted, see H4218
MAH763IntroRelative to the use and protection of pollinators by further regulating the spraying, release, deposit or application of a neonicotinoid on certain agricultural land. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2019-11-18
To House Ways and Means Committee
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