Massachusetts Senator Joanne Comerford [D]

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MAS414IntroFor legislation to use of ranked choice voting in elections. Election Laws.
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2020-04-09
To Joint Election Laws Committee
MAS389IntroFor legislation to ensure municipal participation of the widest eligible range. Election Laws.
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2020-04-09
Reporting date extended to Friday June 26, 2020, pending concurrence
MAS408IntroFor legislation to support working parents who choose to run for public office. Election Laws.
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2020-04-09
Reporting date extended to Friday June 26, 2020, pending concurrence
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
MAS352IntroFor legislation to stabilize the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
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2020-04-06
To Joint Elder Affairs Committee
MAS773IntroFor legislation to support affordable housing with a local option for a fee to be applied to certain real estate transactions. Housing.
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2020-04-06
To Senate Rules 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
MAH1182IntroRelative to Medicaid coverage for physical, emotional, and educational support services provided by trained professionals. Health Care Financing.
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2020-04-02
To Joint Public Health Committee
MAH1748IntroRelative to access to patient centered care for opioid use disorder. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2020-04-02
To Joint Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Recovery Committee
MAH1926IntroRelative to end of life options. Public Health.
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2020-04-02
To Joint Public Health Committee
MAS1613IntroFor legislation to support farming on non-contiguous land. Revenue.
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2020-04-02
To Senate Rules Committee
MAH4512IntroRelative to the federal Open Burn Pit Registry and exposure of veterans and service members to certain airborne hazards. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
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2020-04-02
To Joint Veterans and Federal Affairs Committee
MAS2137IntroFor legislation relative to strengthening public safety through interlock devices. Transportation.
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2020-03-27
To Joint Transportation Committee
MAH1194IntroRelative to providing access to health care services for all residents through a single payer Medicare for all health care financing system. Health Care Financing.
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2020-03-26
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAH907IntroRelative to the continuity of care for mental health treatment. Financial Services.
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2020-03-26
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAH3066IntroBy Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition of Kay Khan and others that the Registrar of Motor Vehicles provide a process for certain homeless adults or children to apply for identification cards. Transportation.
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2020-03-26
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAH2552IntroFor legislation to authorize cities and towns to impose local excise taxes on certain property sales. Revenue.
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2020-03-26
To Joint Revenue Committee
MAS50IntroFor legislation relative to personal care attendant services. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2020-03-26
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAS672IntroFor legislation relative to the closing of hospital essential services. Health Care Financing.
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2020-03-26
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAS675IntroFor legislation to establish a community health center transition fund. Health Care Financing.
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2020-03-26
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAS671IntroFor legislation relative to the nursing home quality jobs initiative. Health Care Financing.
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2020-03-26
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAS683IntroFor legislation to establish Medicare for all in Massachusetts. Health Care Financing.
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2020-03-26
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAS703IntroFor legislation to define modest meals and refreshments in prescriber education settings. Health Care Financing.
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2020-03-26
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAS677IntroFor legislation to ensure equitable health coverage for children. Health Care Financing.
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2020-03-26
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAS28IntroFor legislation relative to spouses as caregivers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2020-03-26
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAS706IntroFor legislation to ensure prescription drug cost transparency and affordability. 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
MAS1332IntroFor legislation relative to out-of-hospital birth access and safety. Public Health.
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2020-03-26
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAS1212IntroFor legislation relative to the restoration of oral health benefits for MassHealth recipients. Public Health.
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2020-03-26
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAS1685IntroFor legislation to ensure affordable health connector coverage. Revenue.
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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
MAS61IntroFor legislation relative to persons with developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2020-03-26
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAS714IntroFor legislation relative to hospital profit and fairness. Health Care Financing.
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2020-03-26
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAS702IntroFor legislation to establish the family caregiver tax credit. Health Care Financing.
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2020-03-26
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAH4266IntroRelative to agricultural commission input on board of health regulations
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2020-03-26
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAH4538IntroTo reduce harm from opioids
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2020-03-26
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAH4101PassRelative to establishing the appointed office of town clerk in the town of Pelham. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2020-03-25
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 47 of the Acts of 2020
MAS77IntroFor legislation relative to parentage to promote children's security. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2020-03-23
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities 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
MAS737IntroFor legislation to prevent bureaucratic overreach in the collection of student debt. Higher Education.
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2020-03-23
To Joint Higher Education Committee
MAS744IntroFor legislation to guarantee debt-free public higher education. Higher Education.
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2020-03-23
To Joint Higher Education Committee
MAS2564IntroFor legislation to support MassMakers. Community Development and Small Businesses.
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2020-03-18
Hearing canceled – new hearing TBD
MAH4330IntroThat the city of Northampton be exempt from appointing weighers of hay, weighers of coal, and fence viewers in said city. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2020-03-17
To House Steering, Policy and Scheduling Committee
MAH4329IntroRelative to the charter of the city known as the town of Greenfield. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2020-03-17
To House Steering, Policy and Scheduling Committee
MAS499IntroFor legislation relative to the use of glyphosate on public lands. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2020-03-16
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
MAS485IntroFor legislation to establish old growth forest reserves in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2020-03-16
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
MAH4102EngrossThat the city of Northampton be authorized to disqualify bidders on municipal contracts in said city who participate in the design, manufacture or maintenance of nuclear weapons. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2020-03-16
Read; and placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session
MAS247IntroFor legislation to prohibit the use of Native American mascots by public schools in the Commonwealth. Education.
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2020-03-12
Accompanied a new draft, see S2593
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