Massachusetts Senator John Velis [D]

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MAH1214IntroFor legislation to provide adequate funding for the Commonwealth’s public institutions of higher education. Higher Education.
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2020-11-25
House concurred
MAH1248IntroRelative to student load debt. Higher Education.
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2020-11-25
House concurred
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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2020-11-25
House concurred
MAS754IntroFor legislation to require institutions of higher education to provide uniform financial aid information to accepted applicants. Higher Education.
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2020-11-25
House concurred
MAS737IntroFor legislation to prevent bureaucratic overreach in the collection of student debt. Higher Education.
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2020-11-25
House concurred
MAH1229IntroRelative to requiring institutions of higher education to provide uniform financial aid information to accepted applicants. Higher Education.
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2020-11-25
House concurred
MAH2463IntroRelative to community preservation revenue. Revenue.
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2020-11-19
Accompanied a study order, see H5128
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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2020-11-19
Accompanied a study order, see H5126
MAH2419IntroRelative to the expiration date of the film tax credit. Revenue.
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2020-11-19
Accompanied a study order, see H5128
MAS2644IntroFor legislation to protect institutions of higher education that provide emergency aid in response to COVID-19. The Judiciary.
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2020-11-16
Accompanied a study order, see S2953
MAH4760IntroRelative to a sales tax exemption for protective facial coverings. Revenue.
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2020-11-16
Accompanied a study order, see H5109
MAS2922IntroFor legislation relative to accelerating improvements to the local and regional public health system to address disparities in the delivery of public health services. Public Health.
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2020-11-16
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
MAH1329IntroRelative to the asset forfeiture of child pornography. The Judiciary.
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2020-11-12
Accompanied a study order, see H5081
MAH1578IntroRelative to the penalty for assault or assault and battery on emergency medical technicians, ambulance operators, ambulance attendants or health care providers. The Judiciary.
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2020-11-12
Accompanied a study order, see H5081
MAH1478IntroFor legislation to prohibit marriage of minors. The Judiciary.
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2020-11-12
Accompanied a study order, see H5081
MAH1571IntroRelative to the definition of serious mental illness in certain criminal justice laws. The Judiciary.
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2020-11-12
Accompanied a study order, see H5081
MAH3462IntroFor legislation to establish a child neglect registry. The Judiciary.
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2020-11-12
Accompanied a study order, see H5081
MAH3463IntroRelative to chemical analysis of blood in the event of death or bodily harm to another while operating a motor vehicle. The Judiciary.
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2020-11-12
Accompanied a study order, see H5081
MAH3461IntroRelative to assault and battery on the elderly with a deadly weapon. The Judiciary.
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2020-11-12
Accompanied a study order, see H5081
MAH3441IntroBy Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others that correction officers of county sheriffs' offices use the same pay scale and rates as correction officers employed by the Department of Correction. The Judiciary.
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2020-11-12
Accompanied a study order, see H5081
MAH3464IntroRelative to establishing a commission (including members of the General Court) to study the feasibility of a new Hampden County hall of justice in the city of Springfield. The Judiciary.
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2020-11-12
Accompanied a study order, see H5081
MAH3460IntroRelative to assault and battery on the elderly or disabled. The Judiciary.
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2020-11-12
Accompanied a study order, see H5081
MAH762IntroRelative to maintaining adequate water supplies through effective drought management. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2020-11-10
Accompanied a study order, see H5116
MAH4826PassProviding survivor benefits to Ava Roy, the daughter of fallen firefighter Christopher Roy
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2020-11-10
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 203 of the Acts of 2020
MAH2796IntroBy Messrs. Velis of Westfield and Vega of Holyoke, a petition of John C. Velis, Aaron Vega and others for the issuance of an annual proclamation by the Governor to designate March 14th as John McCain prisoner of war day of remembrance. State Administ...
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2020-11-06
Accompanied a study order, see H5103
MAH4900EngrossTo protect children, families, and firefighters from harmful flame retardants
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2020-11-05
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
MAH3500IntroRelative to certain flame retardants. Public Health.
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2020-11-04
New draft substituted, see H4900
MAH2013IntroRelative to sudden cardiac arrest awareness in student athletes. Public Health.
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2020-11-04
Accompanied a study order, see H5090
MAH4359IntroFor legislation to authorize the Registry of Motor Vehicles to issue distinctive registration plates for Medal of Liberty recipients. Transportation.
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2020-11-04
Read second and ordered to a third reading
MAH2655IntroRelative to motor vehicle-related tax and fee exemptions for certain disabled veterans. Revenue.
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2020-11-02
Accompanied a study order, see H5080
MAH3790IntroRelative to a certain property tax exemption for the elderly. Revenue.
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2020-11-02
Accompanied a study order, see H5080
MAH3890IntroFor legislation to authorize cities and towns to freeze the property taxes of senior citizens. Revenue.
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2020-11-02
Accompanied a study order, see H5080
MAH1610IntroFor legislation to prevent wage theft, promote employer accountability, and enhance public enforcement. Labor and Workforce Development.
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2020-10-29
Accompanied a new draft, see H5086
MAH776IntroRelative to the powers of cities and town to regulate, restrict or prohibit the use, application or disposal of certain pesticides. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2020-10-29
Accompanied a study order, see H5072
MAH5086IntroTo prevent wage theft, promote employer accountability, and enhance public enforcement
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2020-10-29
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAH3511IntroBy Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition of Brian M. Ashe and others that the commissioner of Public Health be authorized to establish a marijuana addiction treatment fund. Cannabis Policy.
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2020-10-26
Accompanied a study order, see H5042
MAH465IntroRelative to MassHealth reimbursements to local educational authorities. Education.
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2020-10-22
Accompanied a study order, see H5053
MAH3245IntroFor legislation further defining Gold Star Families. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
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2020-10-19
House concurred
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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2020-10-19
House concurred
MAH1867IntroRelative to nurse practitioner services and related care. Public Health.
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2020-10-15
Accompanied a study order, see H5038
MAS1689IntroFor legislation to encourage employee student loan assistance. Revenue.
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2020-10-15
Accompanied a study order, see H5040
MAH4631IntroRelative to state employees performing core function during the Massachusetts state emergency related to COVID-19 emergency declaration. Public Service.
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2020-10-15
Accompanied a study order, see H5039
MAH4729IntroFor legislation to suspend payment and collection of student loan payments provided for post-secondary education or vocational training during the COVID-19 emergency declaration and to designate certain outstanding bonds used to fund said loans as ge...
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2020-10-08
Accompanied a study order, see H5026
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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2020-09-08
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
MAH174IntroFor legislation to establish a pilot program to mitigate cliff effects for low-income individuals or families that are working and receiving public assistance. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2020-09-03
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAH605IntroRelative to the licensing and conduct of home care aid agencies. Elder Affairs.
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2020-08-20
To Joint Elder Affairs Committee
MAH631IntroFor 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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2020-08-20
Accompanied a study order, see H4401
MAH630IntroRelative to home care and enhanced community options programs. Elder Affairs.
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2020-08-20
To Joint Elder Affairs Committee
MAS2786IntroFor legislation relative to protecting our public higher education system during the COVID-19 pandemic. Higher Education.
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2020-08-10
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
MAH4700IntroRelative to emergency paid sick time. Labor and Workforce Development.
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2020-07-31
Accompanied a new draft, see H4928
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