Massachusetts Senator John Velis [D]

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MAS3061Intro
25%
For legislation to designate U.S. Route 20 in Massachusetts the Medal of Honor Highway. Transportation.
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2022-10-31
Accompanied H4436
MAS1930Intro
25%
For legislation to support job growth in the commonwealth. Revenue.
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2022-10-03
Accompanied a study order, see H5250
MAS1897Intro
25%
For legislation to provide financial relief to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Revenue.
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2022-10-03
Accompanied a study order, see H5250
MAS2007Intro
25%
For legislation to prohibit the assessment of fees for sales tax owed by small businesses during the COVID-19 state disaster emergency. Revenue.
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2022-10-03
Accompanied a study order, see H5250
MAS2006Intro
25%
For legislation relative to the fuel tax revenue distribution. Revenue.
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2022-10-03
Accompanied a study order, see H5250
MAS2005Intro
25%
For legislation to establish a vendors’ collection allowance. Revenue.
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2022-10-03
Accompanied a study order, see H5250
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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2022-09-19
Accompanied a study order, see H5266
MAH3251Intro
25%
For legislation to establish August 31st as overdose awareness day in the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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2022-09-15
Accompanied a study order, see H4855
MAH2382Intro
25%
For legislation to regulate certain support services by creating certification for substance use disorder recovery coaches. Public Health.
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2022-09-15
Accompanied a study order, see H5222
MAH4466Intro
25%
Relative to hormonal contraceptives
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2022-09-15
Accompanied a study order, see H5222
MAH2808Intro
25%
Relative to providing a COVID-19 retirement credit to essential public-sector workers. Public Service.
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2022-09-12
Accompanied a study order, see H5206
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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2022-09-08
Ought NOT to pass (under Joint Rule 10) and placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session
MAS1292Intro
25%
For legislation to provide access to full spectrum addiction treatment services. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2022-09-08
Ought NOT to pass (under Joint Rule 10) and placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session
MAS1296Intro
25%
For legislation relative to consistent care for addiction rooted in evidence. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2022-09-08
Ought NOT to pass (under Joint Rule 10) and placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session
MAH3192Intro
25%
By Representatives Lewis of Framingham and Robinson of Framingham, a petition of Jack Patrick Lewis, Maria Duaime Robinson and others for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor setting apart August 31 as overdose awareness day. State A...
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2022-09-08
Accompanied a study order, see H4969
MAS1311Intro
25%
For legislation relative to creating a pilot program to transfer high acuity behavioral health and dual diagnosis patients away from overcrowded emergency departments. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2022-09-08
Ought NOT to pass (under Joint Rule 10) and placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session
MAH700Intro
25%
Relative to establishing an elementary and secondary school robotics grant program. Education.
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2022-09-01
Accompanied a study order, see H5143
MAH884Intro
25%
By Mr. Donahue of Worcester, a petition of Daniel M. Donahue and others that the Food Policy Council appoint a food system coordinator as an employee. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2022-08-29
Accompanied a study order, see H5041
MAH928Intro
25%
Relative to authorizing mushroom picking for personal use on certain state park lands. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2022-08-29
Accompanied a study order, see H5041
MAH934Intro
25%
Relative to emerging contaminants on public water systems. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2022-08-29
Accompanied a study order, see H5041
MAS2159Intro
25%
For legislation relative to the proper disposal of miniatures. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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2022-08-08
Ought NOT to pass (under Joint Rule 10) and placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session
MAS2871Intro
25%
For legislation to promote economic recovery for restaurants and bars, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2871).
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2022-08-08
Ought NOT to pass (under Joint Rule 10) and placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session
MAS3075PassRelative to military spouse-licensure portability, education and enrollment of dependents
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2022-08-05
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 154 of the Acts of 2022
MAS1793Intro
25%
For legislation to protect veterans’ preference in hiring practices. Public Service.
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2022-07-28
To Joint Public Service Committee
MAS2559Engross
50%
Relative to military spouse-licensure portability, education and enrollment of dependents (being the text of Senate, No. 2558, printed as amended)
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2022-07-28
Reported by S3075
MAS3054Intro
25%
For legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Deborah Grimm, an employee of the Department of Children and Families. Public Service.
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2022-07-26
Read, rules suspended, read second and ordered to a third reading
MAS1317Intro
25%
For legislation relative to Narcan availability in schools. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2022-07-21
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
MAS2997Engross
50%
To expand access to high-quality, affordable early education and care
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2022-07-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAS2812Intro
25%
For legislationfor legislationfor legislationfor legislationfor legislationfor legislationfor legislation relative to community college tuition, report the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2812).
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2022-07-11
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
MAS2883Intro
25%
For legislationfor legislationfor legislationfor legislationfor legislationfor legislationfor legislationfor legislationfor legislation to strengthen the background checks process, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2883).
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2022-07-11
Amendment (as recommended by the committee on Senate Ways and Means) adopted, as amended
MAS2973Intro
25%
To expand access to high-quality, affordable early education and care
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2022-07-07
Reprinted, as amended, see S2997
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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2022-07-05
Accompanied a study order, see H4960
MAH2596Intro
25%
Relative to retirement for municipal building officials. Public Service.
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2022-07-05
Accompanied a study order, see H4960
MAS937Intro
25%
For legislation to end child marriage in Massachusetts. The Judiciary.
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2022-07-05
Accompanied a study order, see S2976
MAS2431Intro
25%
For legislation relative to the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
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2022-06-16
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
MAS2434Intro
25%
For legislation to increase annuity for disabled Veterans and Gold Star families. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
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2022-06-16
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
MAH3668Intro
25%
Relative to increasing annuities for disabled veterans and gold star families. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
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2022-06-13
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAS115Intro
25%
For legislation to ensure equal access to medical treatments essential for people with a developmental disability, intellectual disability, or autism. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2022-06-09
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
MAS1312Intro
25%
For legislation to designate August 31st as Overdose Awareness Day in the Commonwealth. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2022-06-09
Accompanied a study order, see S2919
MAS140Intro
25%
For legislation to increase the safety of individuals with disabilities relying on life-support equipment. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2022-06-09
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
MAS1318Intro
25%
For legislation relative to the mental health of children in schools. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2022-06-09
Accompanied a study order, see S2919
MAS1494Intro
25%
For legislation relative to chemicals in food packaging. Public Health.
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2022-06-09
Accompanied a new draft, see S2893
MAS1316Intro
25%
For legislation establishing a commission to study the availability of a continuum of care for persons with substance use disorder. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2022-06-09
Accompanied a study order, see S2919
MAS1595Intro
25%
For legislation to permit familial searching and partial DNA matches in investigating certain unsolved crimes. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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2022-06-09
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
MAS1310Intro
25%
For legislation relative to creating intensive stabilization and treatment units within the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2022-06-09
Accompanied a study order, see S2919
MAS754Intro
25%
For legislation relative to the closing of hospital essential services. Health Care Financing.
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2022-06-09
Accompanied a study order, see S2917
MAS2893Intro
25%
For legislation relative to chemicals in food packaging, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2893).
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2022-06-09
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
MAS2248Intro
25%
For legislation relative to regional tourism councils. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
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2022-06-02
Accompanied a study order, see S2908
MAS2242Intro
25%
For legislation to recover hospitality, visitor and tourism jobs from Covid-19. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
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2022-06-02
Accompanied a study order, see S2908
MAS2853Intro
25%
Relativerelative to veterans and federal affairs.
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2022-05-26
Adopted, in concurrence
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