Massachusetts Senator Edward Kennedy [D]

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MAH3725Engross
50%
Relative to providing for the appointment of two alternate members of the conservation commission of the town of Tyngsborough. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2021-09-16
Read; and placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session
MAS571Intro
25%
For legislation to diversify farmland opportunities to combat climate change. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2021-09-14
[Hearing: Sep 22 @ 2:00 pm]
To Joint Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Committee
MAS1973Intro
25%
For legislation to advance and promote genocide education. Revenue.
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2021-09-13
Accompanied a new draft, see S2525
MAS2525Intro
25%
For legislationfor legislation to advance and promote genocide education; of Michael S. Day and others relative to the establishment of a grant program for the education and prevention of hate crimes and incidences of bias in public schools; and of J...
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2021-09-13
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
MAS2516Intro
25%
For legislation to mitigate COVID-19 transmission among children and families. Public Health.
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2021-09-09
Senate receded from its referral to the committee on Public Health and concurred in the referral to the committee on Education
MAS1219Intro
25%
For legislation to raise employment and combating opioids through vocational education and rehabilitation (RECOVER). Labor and Workforce Development.
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2021-09-08
[Hearing: Oct 4 @ 1:00 pm]
To Joint Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Recovery Committee
MAS346Intro
25%
For legislation relative to high school financial literacy education. Education.
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2021-09-03
To Joint Education Committee
MAS1343Intro
25%
For legislation relative to a Municipal Building Assistance Program and Building Authority. Municipalities and Regional Government.
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2021-09-03
To Joint Municipalities and Regional Government Committee
MAH4076Intro
25%
That the town of Westford be authorized to dedicate two parcels of land in said town for the Beaver Brook Road Bridge improvement project. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2021-09-03
To Joint Municipalities and Regional Government Committee
MAS1791Intro
25%
For legislation to provide a retirement enhancement opportunity for certain members of the Massachusetts Teachers Retirement System. Public Service.
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2021-08-25
To Joint Public Service Committee
MAS1065Intro
25%
For legislation to establish a foreclosure review division. The Judiciary.
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2021-07-27
To Joint Judiciary Committee
MAH303PassFor legislation to further regulate the issuance of certain licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises in the town of Westford. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
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2021-07-27
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 26 of the Acts of 2021
MAH3724Intro
25%
Relative to authorizing the disbursement of certain funds held in escrow by the town of Westford. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2021-07-26
Read second and ordered to a third reading
MAS459Intro
25%
For legislation to foster voter opportunities, trust, equity and security. Election Laws.
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2021-07-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
MAS2499Intro
25%
For legislation to require immunizations for in-person classes at certain Massachusetts public institutions of higher learning. Higher Education.
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2021-07-21
To Joint Higher Education Committee
MAS1064Intro
25%
For legislation to prohibit gunfire directed at dwelling houses. The Judiciary.
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2021-07-20
To Joint Judiciary Committee
MAS318Intro
25%
For legislation relative to student sex education. Education.
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2021-07-19
Accompanied a new draft, see S2495
MAH673Intro
25%
Relative to public schools choosing to teach human sexual education or human sexuality issues. Education.
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2021-07-19
Accompanied a new draft, see S2495
MAS2495Intro
25%
For legislationfor legislation to authorize a consent program to prevent and reduce the incidence of sexual assault; and of James J. O'Day, Vanna Howard and others relative to public schools choosing to teach human sexual education or human sexuality...
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2021-07-19
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
MAH2198Intro
25%
Relative to municipal natural resource protection bylaws or ordinances and the preservation of wetlands and water resources in certain housing applications. Municipalities and Regional Government.
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2021-07-16
To Joint Municipalities and Regional Government Committee
MAH3950Intro
25%
Relative to voting options for the city of Lowell for the 2021 municipal elections. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
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2021-07-15
To Joint Election Laws Committee
MAS1300Intro
25%
For legislation to ensure delivery of mental health services to adults with acute mental illness. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2021-07-08
To Joint Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Recovery Committee
MAH305Intro
25%
For legislation to regulate pet daycare facilities in cities and towns. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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2021-07-07
Location Changed - Hearing scheduled for 07/12/2021 from 01:00 PM-03:00 PM in Virtual Hearing
MAS222Intro
25%
For legislation to prohibit inhumane feline declawing. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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2021-07-07
Location Changed - Hearing scheduled for 07/12/2021 from 01:00 PM-03:00 PM in Virtual Hearing
MAS1669Intro
25%
For legislation relative to providing a COVID-19 retirement credit to essential public-sector workers. Public Service.
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2021-07-02
To Joint Public Service Committee
MAS841Intro
25%
For legislation to invest in public higher education. Higher Education.
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2021-07-02
To Joint Higher Education Committee
MAH2808Intro
25%
Relative to providing a COVID-19 retirement credit to essential public-sector workers. Public Service.
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2021-07-02
To Joint Public Service Committee
MAS761Intro
25%
For legislation to improve public health through a common application for core food, health and safety-net programs. Health Care Financing.
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2021-06-30
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAS1454Intro
25%
For legislation to streamline COVID-19 vaccination sign-up in Massachusetts. Public Health.
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2021-06-25
To Joint Public Health Committee
MAH2411Intro
25%
Relative to vaccination and immunization for school admittance. Public Health.
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2021-06-25
To Joint Public Health Committee
MAS1517Intro
25%
For legislation to promote community immunity. Public Health.
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2021-06-25
To Joint Public Health Committee
MAS2443Intro
25%
For legislation to amend Section 9 of the 1921 City of Lowell Charter. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local approval received]
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2021-06-24
Bill reported favorably by committee and placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session
MAS784Intro
25%
For legislation to assist community hospitals. Health Care Financing.
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2021-06-16
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAS570Intro
25%
For legislation to provide for an investigation and study by a special commission relative to mattress recycling. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2021-06-15
To Joint Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Committee
MAS566Intro
25%
For legislation to provide for an investigation and study of enhancing statewide recycling programs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2021-06-15
To Joint Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Committee
MAS568Intro
25%
For legislation to provide for an investigation and study of enhancing statewide recycling programs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2021-06-15
To Joint Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Committee
MAS569Intro
25%
For legislation to establish a mattress stewardship plan. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2021-06-15
To Joint Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Committee
MAS1453Intro
25%
For legislation to prohibit the use of lead paint on outdoor structures. Public Health.
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2021-06-09
To Joint Public Health Committee
MAS213Intro
25%
For legislation relative to the cancellation of gym memberships. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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2021-06-08
To Joint Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee
MAS1196Intro
25%
For legislation relative to transparency in the workplace. Labor and Workforce Development.
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2021-06-08
To Joint Labor and Workforce Development Committee
MAS1674Intro
25%
For legislation relative to underperforming pension systems. Public Service.
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2021-06-03
To Joint Public Service Committee
MAS840Intro
25%
For legislation to reform institutional eligibility requirements for state-based financial aid. Higher Education.
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2021-06-01
To Joint Higher Education Committee
MAS2289Intro
25%
For legislation relative to work and family mobility during and subsequent to the COVID-19 emergency. Transportation.
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2021-05-28
To Joint Transportation Committee
MAS1601Intro
25%
For legislation to establish a public safety building authority and assistance program. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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2021-05-27
To Joint Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee
MAS1179Intro
25%
For legislation to prevent wage theft, promote employer accountability, and enhance public enforcement. Labor and Workforce Development.
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2021-05-25
To Joint Labor and Workforce Development Committee
MAS824Intro
25%
For legislation to commit to higher education the resources to insure a strong and healthy public higher education system. Higher Education.
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2021-05-11
To Joint Higher Education Committee
MAS1384Intro
25%
For legislation relative to end of life options. Public Health.
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2021-03-29
To Joint Public Health Committee
MAS567Intro
25%
For legislation to decrease food waste by standardizing the date labeling of food. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2021-03-29
To Joint Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Committee
MAS893Intro
25%
For legislation relative to creating a statutory housing restriction and providing remedies related to statutory housing. Housing.
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2021-03-29
To Joint Housing Committee
MAH1098Intro
25%
Relative to colon cancer under the age of 50 years of age, prevalence, screening and insurance coverage and care. Financial Services.
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2021-03-29
To Joint Financial Services Committee
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