Massachusetts Representative William Straus [D]

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MAH3959EngrossFor legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Timothy Cuthbert, an employee of the Department of State Police. Public Service.
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2019-07-22
Read, rules suspended, read second and ordered to a third reading
MAH3960EngrossFor legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Sandra Cuthbert, an employee of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. Public Service.
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2019-07-22
Read, rules suspended, read second and ordered to a third reading
MAH1730IntroFor legislation to improve access to care by removing barriers to practice for psychiatric nurse mental health clinical specialists. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-18
[Hearing: Jul 23 @ 10:00 am]
To Joint Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Recovery Committee
MAH1753IntroRelative to mental health and substance abuse treatment facilities. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2019-07-18
[Hearing: Jul 23 @ 10:00 am]
To Joint Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Recovery Committee
MAH2865IntroFor legislation to establish a net zero stretch energy code. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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2019-07-17
[Hearing: Jul 23 @ 1:00 pm]
To Joint Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy Committee
MAH3663IntroRelative to tax deductions for retirement account contributions. Revenue.
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2019-07-17
[Hearing: Jul 23 @ 1:00 pm]
To Joint Revenue Committee
MAH3967IntroThat the town of Fairhaven be authorized to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
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2019-07-12
To Joint Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee
MAH3968IntroRelative to the town administrator and the board of public works in the town of Fairhaven. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2019-07-12
To Joint Municipalities and Regional Government Committee
MAH2135IntroRelative to kayak safety. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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2019-07-11
To Joint Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee
MAH869IntroRelative to loans for failed septic systems. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2019-07-09
To Joint Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Committee
MAH351IntroRelative to farmer-wineries license fees. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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2019-07-03
To Joint Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee
MAH2649IntroRelative to taxation for certain land subject to conservation restrictions. Revenue.
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2019-07-03
To Joint Revenue Committee
MAH2522IntroFor legislation to increase the limit on tax credits for donations of certified land to public or private conservation agencies. Revenue.
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2019-07-03
To Joint Revenue Committee
MAH2646IntroFor legislation to exempts portions of cranberry bogs set aside for renewable energy purposes from certain taxes. Revenue.
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2019-07-03
To Joint Revenue Committee
MAH2647IntroRelative to cranberry bog renovation tax credits. Revenue.
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2019-07-03
To Joint Revenue Committee
MAH2585IntroRelative to the taxation of tools and machinery utilized in the repair of on-farm machinery. Revenue.
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2019-07-03
To Joint Revenue Committee
MAH3549IntroFor legislation to promote economic development and market access for emerging breweries. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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2019-07-03
To Joint Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee
MAH470IntroRelative to affordable and accessible high quality early education and care. Education.
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2019-07-01
To Joint Education Committee
MAH880IntroRelative to the establishment of a cranberry wetland mitigation banking program for the purposes of off-site mitigation of public or private projects subject to the wetlands protection act. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2019-07-01
Accompanied a new draft, see H3947
MAS2222IntroFor legislation to authorize the city of New Bedford to enter into a long-term lease for the operation of a performing arts center. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2019-07-01
Accompanied a new draft, see S2279
MAH2950IntroRelative to certain payments by the Treasurer and Receiver General to the Millicent Library in the town of Fairhaven. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
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2019-06-20
To Joint Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development Committee
MAH2940IntroRelative to the creation of a women's rights history trail. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
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2019-06-20
To Joint Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development Committee
MAH2843IntroFor legislation to further regulate solar incentive programs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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2019-06-20
To Joint Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy Committee
MAH884IntroFor legislation to authorize bow and arrow hunting on Sundays. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2019-06-18
To Joint Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Committee
MAH885IntroRelative to capturing and trapping furbearing mammals. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2019-06-18
To Joint Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Committee
MAH2648IntroRelative to local control of boat excise revenue. Revenue.
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2019-06-14
To Joint Revenue Committee
MAH3107IntroBy Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition of Sarah K. Peake, William M. Straus and others establishing a federal transit funding maximization fund. Transportation.
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2019-06-12
To Joint Transportation Committee
MAH2853IntroFor legislation to provide local option for communities to choose energy projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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2019-06-11
To Joint Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy Committee
MAH3865IntroThat the city of New Bedford be authorized to enter into a long-term lease for the operation of a performing arts center. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2019-06-10
To Joint Municipalities and Regional Government Committee
MAH3320IntroRelative to abortion and removing obstacles and expanding access to women's reproductive health. The Judiciary.
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2019-06-07
To Joint Judiciary Committee
MAH3151IntroRelative to duplicate motor vehicle license plates. Transportation.
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2019-06-06
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAH3145IntroRelative to the transportation of alcoholic beverages and property by agricultural, common or contract carriers. Transportation.
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2019-06-06
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAH252IntroBy Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition of Kate Hogan and others that the the Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission be authorized to establish farmer-cidery licenses and authorizing the sale of farmer-cidery products at farmers’ markets. Consumer Protect...
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2019-06-04
To Joint Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee
MAH251IntroFor legislation to authorize temporary licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages to nonprofit charitable corporations. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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2019-06-04
To Joint Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee
MAS1043IntroFor legislation relative to collective bargaining dues. Labor and Workforce Development.
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2019-05-30
Accompanied a new draft, see H3825
MAH2373IntroRelative to the optional retirement system for certain employees of public institutions of higher education. Public Service.
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2019-05-21
To Joint Public Service Committee
MAH1948IntroFor legislation to establish a board of registration in midwifery and further regulating out-of-hospital birth access and safety. Public Health.
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2019-05-20
To Joint Public Health Committee
MAH3149IntroRelative to requiring the hands-free use of mobile telephones while driving. Transportation.
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2019-05-15
New draft substituted, see H3793
MAH1445IntroFor legislation to establish an animal abuse registry. The Judiciary.
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2019-05-08
To Joint Judiciary Committee
MAS123IntroFor legislation to provide consumers with equal protection for all real estate appraisals. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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2019-05-07
To Joint Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee
MAH1610IntroFor legislation to prevent wage theft, promote employer accountability, and enhance public enforcement. Labor and Workforce Development.
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2019-05-06
To Joint Labor and Workforce Development Committee
MAH883IntroBy Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition of William M. Straus and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study dredging needs for recreational boating in Commonwealth waterways. Environment, N...
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2019-04-30
To Joint Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Committee
MAH2372IntroRelative to requests for funding for certain public employee collective bargaining agreements. Public Service.
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2019-04-24
To Joint Public Service Committee
MAH1544IntroRelative to police use of epinephrine autoinjectors. The Judiciary.
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2019-04-23
To Joint Judiciary Committee
MAH881IntroRelative to a cranberry water use transfer program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2019-04-17
To Joint Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Committee
MAH629IntroRelative to pharmaceutical pricing. Elder Affairs.
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2019-04-04
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAH3092IntroFor legislation to establish standardized analysis tools to be used to report crashes and incidents involving cyclists or pedestrians. Transportation.
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2019-04-04
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAH879IntroRelative to lobsters. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2019-03-26
To Joint Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Committee
MAH3156IntroRelative to the use of motorized scooters. Transportation.
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2019-03-20
To Joint Transportation Committee
MAH3152IntroFor legislation to further regulate technology used in automobiles. Transportation.
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2019-03-20
To Joint Transportation Committee
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