Massachusetts Senator James Welch [D]

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MAH4631IntroRelative to state employees performing core function during the Massachusetts state emergency related to COVID-19 emergency declaration. Public Service.
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2020-04-09
To Joint Public Service Committee
MAH4622IntroRelative to relief payments for recipients of the transitional aid to families with dependent children and emergency aid to the elderly, disabled and children programs within the Department of Transitional Assistance. Children, Families and Persons w...
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2020-04-08
[Hearing: Apr 13 @ 1:30 pm]
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAS732IntroFor legislation to protect public health and reduce health care costs. Health Care Financing.
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2020-04-06
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
MAH4624IntroRelative to a moratorium on evictions and foreclosures during the COVID-19 emergency declaration. Housing.
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2020-04-06
To Joint Housing Committee
MAH4626IntroFor legislation to appropriate funds to the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency for emergency funding for certain homeless services. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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2020-04-06
To Joint Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee
MAH1926IntroRelative to end of life options. Public Health.
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2020-04-02
To Joint Public Health Committee
MAS114IntroFor legislation to protect the health and safety of puppies and kittens in cities and towns. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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2020-04-02
To Joint Municipalities and Regional Government Committee
MAS1204IntroFor legislation relative to the remedy for the sale of sick puppies and kittens. Municipalities and Regional Government.
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2020-04-02
To Joint Municipalities and Regional Government Committee
MAS2602IntroFor legislation relative to emergency hazard health duty. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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2020-04-02
To Joint Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee
MAS734IntroFor legislation relative to the recovery of costs for certain medical assistance. Health Care Financing.
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2020-03-26
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAS693IntroFor legislation relative to hospital closures and health planning. Health Care Financing.
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2020-03-26
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAS673IntroFor legislation to protect Massachusetts hospitals and health systems. Health Care Financing.
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2020-03-26
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAS735IntroFor legislation relative to structural health care oversight and reform. Health Care Financing.
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2020-03-26
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAS1293IntroFor legislation to promote public health through the prevention and wellness trust fund. Public Health.
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2020-03-26
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAS1694IntroFor legislation relative to regional transportation ballot initiatives. Revenue.
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2020-03-26
To Joint Revenue Committee
MAS691IntroFor legislation to provide equitable access to behavorial health for MassHealth consumers. Health Care Financing.
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2020-03-26
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAH1214IntroFor legislation to provide adequate funding for the Commonwealth’s public institutions of higher education. Higher Education.
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2020-03-23
To Joint Higher Education Committee
MAS741IntroFor legislation to commit to higher education the resources to Insure a strong and healthy public higher education system. Higher Education.
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2020-03-23
To Joint Higher Education Committee
MAS57IntroFor legislation relative to public assistance for working families and the creation of a pilot program to address the impacts of the cliff effect. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2020-03-23
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH2863IntroRelative to greenhouse gas emissions standards for municipal lighting plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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2020-03-18
Accompanied a new draft, see H4553
MAS2564IntroFor legislation to support MassMakers. Community Development and Small Businesses.
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2020-03-18
Hearing canceled – new hearing TBD
MAH4553IntroRelative to greenhouse gas emissions standards for municipal lighting plants, for the purpose of promoting the Commonwealth’s goals of reducing greenhouse gas emissions while acknowledging and preserving the statutory scheme of chapter 164 which pl...
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2020-03-17
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAS175IntroFor legislation to ban the retail sale of cats and dogs in pet shops. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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2020-03-12
Accompanied a new draft, see S2592
MAS797IntroFor legislation relative to the Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program. Housing.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
MAS231IntroFor legislation relative to sports wagering. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
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2020-03-12
Accompanied a new draft, see H4559
MAH4559IntroTo regulate sports wagering
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2020-03-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAS2592IntroFor legislationfor legislation to further regulate the sale of certain domestic animals; and of Bruce J. Ayers and Thomas M. Stanley relative to the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in pet shops, report the accompanying Order (Senate, No. 2592).
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2020-03-12
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
MAH1264IntroRelative to rental and mortgage arrearage assistance programs for certain households at risk of eviction or foreclosure. Housing.
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2020-03-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAS327IntroFor legislation relative to genocide education . Education.
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2020-03-05
Accompanied a new draft, see S2581
MAS764IntroFor legislation relative to sexual violence on higher education campuses. Higher Education.
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2020-03-05
Accompanied a new draft, see S2580
MAS736IntroFor legislation to create a sexual assault climate survey for Massachusetts colleges and universities. Higher Education.
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2020-03-05
Accompanied a new draft, see S2580
MAS2580IntroFor legislationfor legislationfor legislation relative to sexual violence on higher education campuses, reports recommending that the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2580) ought to pass.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
MAS2581IntroFor legislationfor legislation to establish a hate crimes grant program; reports recommending that the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2581) ought to pass.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
MAS1795IntroFor legislation to support voluntary income tax assistance sites. Revenue.
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2020-02-27
Accompanied H2434
MAS1898IntroFor legislation to promote equality and respect in the legislature. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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2020-02-27
Accompanied a study order, see S2569
MAS1800IntroFor legislation relative to the Garden of Peace. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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2020-02-27
Accompanied a study order, see S2569
MAH4599IntroRelative to the use of recreation vehicles in the city of Springfield. The Judiciary. [Local Approval Received.]
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2020-02-27
To Joint Judiciary Committee
MAH3549IntroFor legislation to promote economic development and market access for emerging breweries. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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2020-02-26
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAS1599IntroFor legislation relative to victim witness advocate retirement classification. Public Service.
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2020-02-24
Accompanied H2307
MAS2005IntroFor legislation to secure a clean energy future. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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2020-02-20
Accompanied a study order, see S2552
MAS1356IntroFor legislation to governing not for profit hospital system or service operating an ambulance service. Public Health.
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2020-02-20
Accompanied a study order, see S2547
MAS1671IntroFor legislation to ensure timely restitution payments to victims of crime. Revenue.
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2020-02-20
Accompanied a study order, see S2549
MAS2018IntroFor legislation to provide for community-based green infrastructure in Western Massachusetts. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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2020-02-20
Accompanied a study order, see S2552
MAS2019IntroFor legislation to provide for equitable access to solar energy for property owners in urban areas within Massachusetts. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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2020-02-20
Accompanied a study order, see S2552
MAS1214IntroFor legislation to create an emergency nursing home task force. Public Health.
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2020-02-20
Accompanied a study order, see S2547
MAS1353IntroFor legislation to establish a subsidiary board for veterinary technology. Public Health.
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2020-02-20
Accompanied a study order, see S2547
MAS2006IntroFor legislation relative to solar net metering fairness. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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2020-02-20
Accompanied a study order, see S2552
MAS658IntroFor legislation to reform labor rates paid by insurance companies to auto repairers in the Commonwealth. Financial Services.
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2020-02-18
Accompanied a study order, see S2543
MAS345IntroFor legislation to create a disproportionate share childcare provider fund. Education.
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2020-02-18
Accompanied a study order, see S2538
MAS565IntroFor legislation to increase access to lactation support through proper reimbursement. Financial Services.
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2020-02-18
Accompanied a study order, see S2543
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