Massachusetts Senator John Velis [D]

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MAS2502Intro
25%
For legislationfor legislation relative to military spouse-licensure portability, education and enrollment of dependents; of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to military spouse licensure portability, education and enrollment of dependents; and...
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2021-10-21
New draft substituted, as amended, see S2558
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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2021-10-21
New draft substituted, see S2557
MAS2557Engross
50%
Concerning genocide education
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2021-10-21
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAS2248Intro
25%
For legislation relative to regional tourism councils. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
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2021-10-20
[Hearing: Oct 26 @ 10:00 am]
To Joint Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development Committee
MAS2243Intro
25%
For legislation to expand membership opportunities in local cultural councils. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
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2021-10-20
[Hearing: Oct 26 @ 10:00 am]
To Joint Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development Committee
MAS1728Intro
25%
For legislation relative to retirement classification of licensed drinking water operators. Public Service.
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2021-10-18
[Hearing: Oct 26 @ 10:00 am]
To Joint Public Service Committee
MAS1792Intro
25%
For legislation to correct inequities regarding the retirement of state-employed and special authority-employed police officers. Public Service.
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2021-10-18
[Hearing: Oct 26 @ 10:00 am]
To Joint Public Service Committee
MAH2779Intro
25%
For legislation to include certain certified emergency telecommunicators in Group 2 of the contributory retirement system for public employees. Public Service.
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2021-10-18
[Hearing: Oct 26 @ 10:00 am]
To Joint Public Service Committee
MAS1710Intro
25%
For legislation relative to Massachusetts certified emergency telecommunications. Public Service.
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2021-10-18
[Hearing: Oct 26 @ 10:00 am]
To Joint Public Service Committee
MAH2596Intro
25%
Relative to retirement for municipal building officials. Public Service.
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2021-10-18
[Hearing: Oct 26 @ 10:00 am]
To Joint Public Service Committee
MAS1606Intro
25%
For legislation to allow humane transportation of K9 partners aka Nero's law. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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2021-10-14
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
MAS1653Intro
25%
For legislation relative to the health of correctional employees. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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2021-10-14
To Joint Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee
MAS735Intro
25%
For legislation to strengthen the state credit union charter. Financial Services.
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2021-10-13
[Hearing: Oct 26 @ 11:00 am]
To Joint Financial Services Committee
MAS2006Intro
25%
For legislation relative to the fuel tax revenue distribution. Revenue.
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2021-10-13
To Joint Revenue Committee
MAS734Intro
25%
For legislation relative to continuing insurance education. Financial Services.
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2021-10-08
To Joint Financial Services Committee
MAS1790Intro
25%
For legislation to regulate education administrator retirement. Public Service.
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2021-10-08
To Joint Public Service Committee
MAS1452Intro
25%
For legislation relative to recovery coach licensure. Public Health.
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2021-10-07
To Joint Public Health Committee
MAH2382Intro
25%
For legislation to regulate certain support services by creating certification for substance use disorder recovery coaches. Public Health.
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2021-10-07
To Joint Public Health Committee
MAS111Intro
25%
For legislation to improve emergency housing assistance for children and families experiencing homelessness. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-10-07
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAS1369Intro
25%
For legislation relative to special police officers in the town of Agawam. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local approval received]
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2021-10-06
Read second and ordered to a third reading
MAS1153Intro
25%
For legislation to safely reduce the use of cash bail. The Judiciary.
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2021-10-06
To Joint Judiciary Committee
MAS874Intro
25%
For legislation to promote housing stability and homelessness prevention through a right to counsel pilot program in Massachusetts in response to the COVID-emergency. Housing.
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2021-10-06
To Joint Housing Committee
MAS1189Intro
25%
For legislation to include offsite fabrication work for qualified projects under the prevailing wage laws of the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
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2021-10-05
To Joint Labor and Workforce Development Committee
MAS502Intro
25%
For legislation to promote agriculture. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2021-10-05
To Joint Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Committee
MAH934Intro
25%
Relative to emerging contaminants on public water systems. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2021-10-05
To Joint Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Committee
MAS1441Intro
25%
For legislation relative to in-state meat inspection programs. Public Health.
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2021-10-01
To Joint Public Health Committee
MAS1494Intro
25%
For legislation relative to chemicals in food packaging. Public Health.
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2021-10-01
To Joint Public Health Committee
MAS744Intro
25%
For legislation relative to the primary care workforce development and loan repayment grant program at community health centers. Health Care Financing.
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2021-10-01
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAS777Intro
25%
For legislation to promote workforce development and provider retention at community health centers. Health Care Financing.
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2021-10-01
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAS789Intro
25%
For legislation to require MassHealth to make Graduate Medical Education payments. Health Care Financing.
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2021-10-01
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAH1385Intro
25%
By Representatives Decker of Cambridge and Miranda of Boston, a petition of Marjorie C. Decker, Liz Miranda and others that the Department of Housing and Community Development administer a residential assistance for families in transition homelessnes...
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2021-09-29
To Joint Housing Committee
MAS890Intro
25%
For legislation to guarantee a tenant’s first right of refusal. Housing.
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2021-09-29
To Joint Housing Committee
MAS898Intro
25%
For legislation relative to the Massachusetts rental voucher program. Housing.
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2021-09-29
To Joint Housing Committee
MAS2242Intro
25%
For legislation to recover hospitality, visitor and tourism jobs from Covid-19. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
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2021-09-23
To Joint Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development Committee
MAS2246Intro
25%
For legislation to rebuild the Commonwealth’s cultural future. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
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2021-09-23
To Joint Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development Committee
MAS2523Engross
50%
Changing the term of office of the mayor in the city known as the town of Agawam to 4 years
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2021-09-23
Placed at the end of the Calendar
MAS1304Intro
25%
For legislation to expand access to patient centered care for opioid use disorder. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2021-09-22
[Hearing: Oct 25 @ 1:00 pm]
To Joint Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Recovery Committee
MAS1296Intro
25%
For legislation relative to consistent care for addiction rooted in evidence. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2021-09-22
[Hearing: Oct 25 @ 1:00 pm]
To Joint Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Recovery Committee
MAS1793Intro
25%
For legislation to protect veterans’ preference in hiring practices. Public Service.
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2021-09-21
To Joint Public Service Committee
MAS1795Intro
25%
For legislation relative to the definition of Veteran for public retirees. Public Service.
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2021-09-21
To Joint Public Service Committee
MAS1794Intro
25%
For legislation relative to the veteran allowance for public retirees. Public Service.
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2021-09-21
To Joint Public Service Committee
MAH744Intro
25%
For legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study the financial abuse of elders. Elder Affairs.
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2021-09-20
To Joint Elder Affairs Committee
MAS954Intro
25%
For legislation relative to donations of food to persons in need. The Judiciary.
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2021-09-16
To Joint Judiciary Committee
MAS108Intro
25%
For legislation relative to an agricultural healthy incentives program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-09-15
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAS119Intro
25%
For 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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2021-09-15
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Committee
MAH208Intro
25%
Relative to a pilot program to address the drop in public supports when recipient earnings increase. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2021-09-15
To Joint Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities 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
MAS2431Intro
25%
For legislation relative to the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
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2021-09-13
To Joint Veterans and Federal Affairs Committee
MAS2434Intro
25%
For legislation to increase annuity for disabled Veterans and Gold Star families. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
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2021-09-13
To Joint Veterans and Federal Affairs Committee
MAS370Intro
25%
For legislation to establish a hate crimes grant program. Education.
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2021-09-13
Accompanied a new draft, see S2525
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