Massachusetts Representative Ruth Balser [D]

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MAS1401IntroFor legislation to protect the civil rights and safety of all Massachusetts residents. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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2019-12-12
[Hearing: Jan 24 @ 11:00 am]

Hearing scheduled for 01/24/2020 from 11:00 AM-05:00 PM in Gardner Auditorium
MAH3573IntroRelative to introductory and in-service training programs of law enforcement agencies in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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2019-12-12
[Hearing: Jan 24 @ 11:00 am]

Hearing scheduled for 01/24/2020 from 11:00 AM-05:00 PM in Gardner Auditorium
MAH1264IntroRelative to rental and mortgage arrearage assistance programs for certain households at risk of eviction or foreclosure. Housing.
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2019-12-10
[Hearing: Jan 14 @ 10:30 am]
To Joint Housing Committee
MAH1895IntroRelative to written consent for HLTV 111 tests. Public Health.
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2019-12-02
To Joint Public Health Committee
MAH1892IntroRelative to access to original birth certificates to persons born in the Commonwealth. Public Health.
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2019-12-02
To Joint Public Health Committee
MAH1845IntroRelative to requiring choke response employee training in all restaurants. Public Health.
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2019-12-02
To Joint Public Health Committee
MAH138IntroFor legislation to increase the rate of reimbursement for certain human services providers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2019-11-27
Accompanied a new draft, see H4236
MAH2943IntroRelative to the Commonwealth’s funding of programs for the promotion of tourism, arts and culture, and for workforce development related to the hospitality and creative industries. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
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2019-11-27
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAH2934IntroRelative to the use of elephants, big cats, primates, and bears in traveling exhibits and shows. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
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2019-11-27
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAH102IntroRelative to the monthly benefits for certain recipients of the aid to parents with dependent children and emergency aid programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2019-11-26
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAH163IntroFor legislation to establish a loan repayment program for certain human service workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2019-11-26
Accompanied a new draft, see H4233
MAH1480IntroRelative to sexually exploited individuals. The Judiciary.
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2019-11-25
To Joint Judiciary Committee
MAH910IntroRelative to mental health or substance use disorder insurance benefits. Financial Services.
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2019-11-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAH615IntroRelative to the disposal of resources for determining eligibility for Medicaid. Elder Affairs.
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2019-11-22
Accompanied a new draft, see H4227
MAH1853IntroFor legislation to establish a commission on step therapy protocol to address the impact of step therapy protocols on total medical expenses and health care quality outcomes. Public Health.
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2019-11-22
Accompanied a new draft, see H4228
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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2019-11-21
To Joint Transportation Committee
MAH2964IntroRelative to renaming the Yawkey commuter rail station. Transportation.
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2019-11-21
To Joint Transportation Committee
MAH591IntroRelative to students that receive free or reduced-price meals under the federal National School Lunch Program. Education.
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2019-11-20
New draft substituted, see H4218
MAS2413IntroFor legislation to provide criminal justice reform protections to all prisoners in segregated confinement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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2019-11-19
To Joint Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee
MAH763IntroRelative to the use and protection of pollinators by further regulating the spraying, release, deposit or application of a neonicotinoid on certain agricultural land. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2019-11-18
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAS459IntroFor legislation to protect the natural resources of the commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2019-11-18
Reported (in part) by S2410
MAH86IntroBy Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition of James J. O'Day and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to provide resources for education and transportation through an additional tax on incomes in excess of one million dollars. Revenu...
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2019-11-13
Joint session held and recessed to Wednesday, May 13, 2020
MAH2776IntroRelative to the seal and motto of the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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2019-11-12
To Joint State Administration and Regulatory Oversight Committee
MAH4105IntroBy Representative Khan of Newton and Senator Creem, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kay Khan, Cynthia Stone Creem and others that the commissioner of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance be authorized to convey a certain parcel lan...
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2019-11-12
To Joint State Administration and Regulatory Oversight 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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2019-11-07
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAH1844IntroFor legislation to include psychologists in the definition of nursing practice. Public Health.
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2019-11-07
To Joint Public Health Committee
MAS1225IntroFor legislation to include psychologists in the definition of nursing practice. Public Health.
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2019-11-07
To Joint Public Health Committee
MAH1618IntroRelative to the recoupment of overpayment of wages. Labor and Workforce Development.
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2019-11-06
Accompanied a new draft, see H4170
MAH2901IntroFor legislation to provide for field safety in gas infrastructure by requiring that the Department of Public Utilities promulgate regulations establishing requirements for the maintenance, timely updating, accuracy, and security of gas LDC maps and r...
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2019-11-06
To Joint Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy Committee
MAH2899IntroRelative to conservation and natural gas infrastructure. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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2019-11-06
To Joint Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy Committee
MAH2848IntroRelative to natural gas leaks. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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2019-11-06
To Joint Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy Committee
MAH2847IntroRelative to the use of contractors for repairing or performing work on public utility infrastructure. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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2019-11-06
To Joint Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy Committee
MAH2850IntroRelative to natural gas safety and responsibility. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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2019-11-06
To Joint Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy Committee
MAS1940IntroFor legislation for utility transition to using renewable energy (FUTURE). Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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2019-11-06
To Joint Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy Committee
MAH2034IntroFor legislation to require seat belts on school buses. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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2019-11-01
[Hearing: Dec 17 @ 10:00 am]
To Joint Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee
MAH2088IntroFor legislation to further amend the anti-shackling statute for incarcerated pregnant women. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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2019-11-01
To Joint Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee
MAH2074IntroRelative to the investment of funds in certain institutions engaged in the manufacture, distribution or sale of firearms and weapons. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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2019-11-01
[Hearing: Dec 17 @ 10:00 am]
To Joint Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee
MAH2047IntroRelative to inmate visitation. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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2019-11-01
To Joint Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee
MAH2035IntroRelative to abolishing arbitrary limits on prisoner visitation. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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2019-11-01
To Joint Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee
MAH624IntroBy Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition of Sarah K. Peake and others that persons diagnosed with HIV or AIDS be eligible for home care to be administered by the Executive Office of Elder Affairs. Elder Affairs.
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2019-10-31
Accompanied S364
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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2019-10-31
To Joint Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Committee
MAH2220IntroRelative to public investment in fossil fuels. Public Service.
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2019-10-31
To Joint Public Service Committee
MAH2244IntroFor legislation to require the public pension fund to divest from ammunition and firearms. Public Service.
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2019-10-31
To Joint Public Service Committee
MAH3662IntroFor legislation to authorize independent retirement systems to divest from fossil fuel companies. Public Service.
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2019-10-31
To Joint Public Service Committee
MAH732IntroRelative to environmental land replacement. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2019-10-30
Accompanied S459
MAH681IntroRelative to early voting. Election Laws.
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2019-10-29
To Joint Election Laws Committee
MAH635IntroRelative to providing a local option for ranked choice voting in municipal elections. Election Laws.
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2019-10-29
To Joint Election Laws Committee
MAS397IntroFor legislation relative to early voting privacy and expansion. Election Laws.
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2019-10-29
To Joint Election Laws Committee
MAS386IntroFor legislation relative to early voting. Election Laws.
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2019-10-29
To Joint Election Laws Committee
MAH908IntroFor legislation to prohibit benefit limits and exclusions for behavioral health disorders on certain disability insurance policies. Financial Services.
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2019-10-28
To Joint Financial Services Committee
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