Massachusetts Representative William Straus [D]

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MAH4944IntroRelative to the expungement of racially restrictive covenants in recorded real property documents. The Judiciary.
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2020-09-17
To Joint Judiciary Committee
MAS2810IntroFor legislation to make the Secretary of Veterans Services a cabinet level position. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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2020-09-10
To Joint State Administration and Regulatory Oversight Committee
MAH4964IntroSimilar Bills
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2020-09-03
Adopted, in concurrence
MAH3452IntroRelative to telephone service for inmates in correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
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2020-08-06
To Joint Judiciary Committee
MAH3320IntroRelative to abortion and removing obstacles and expanding access to women's reproductive health. The Judiciary.
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2020-08-06
To Joint Judiciary Committee
MAH3156IntroRelative to the use of motorized scooters. Transportation.
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2020-07-20
To Joint Transportation Committee
MAH4838IntroSimilar Bills
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2020-07-20
Adopted, in concurrence
MAH4769IntroRelative to authorizing remote participation at representative town meetings due to the COVID-19 emergency. Municipalities and Regional Government.
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2020-07-09
Accompanied a new draft, see H4849
MAH4849IntroFurther addressing challenges to municipalities caused by the COVID-19 emergency
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2020-07-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAH4435PassAuthorizing Old Rochester Regional School District to enter into renewable energy agreements
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2020-07-02
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 112 of the Acts of 2020
MAH991IntroRelative to access to telemedicine services. Financial Services.
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2020-06-22
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAH629IntroRelative to pharmaceutical pricing. Elder Affairs.
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2020-06-22
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAH4535IntroTo remove barriers for nurses to provide psychiatric care accompanied
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2020-06-22
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAS2657IntroFor legislation relative to patient safety in nursing homes. Public Health.
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2020-06-22
Accompanied a new draft, see S2773
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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2020-06-22
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAH614IntroFor legislation to Improve Alzheimer's’ and dementia care in senior care options programs. Elder Affairs.
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2020-06-22
To Joint Health Care Financing Committee
MAS2773IntroFor legislation relative to patient safety in nursing homes, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2773).
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2020-06-22
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
MAH4764IntroSimilar Bills
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2020-06-18
Adopted, in concurrence
MAH3143IntroRelative to autonomous vehicles. Transportation.
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2020-06-08
Accompanied a study order, see H4772
MAH4009PassThat the town of Fairhaven be authorized to transfer an interest in certain park land. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2020-06-04
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 88 of the Acts of 2020
MAH1610IntroFor legislation to prevent wage theft, promote employer accountability, and enhance public enforcement. Labor and Workforce Development.
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2020-06-02
To Joint Labor and Workforce Development Committee
MAH2372IntroRelative to requests for funding for certain public employee collective bargaining agreements. Public Service.
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2020-05-20
Accompanied a study order, see H4722
MAH4678EngrossEstablishing a sick leave bank for Jennifer Brown, an employee of Department of Children and Families (DCF)
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2020-05-18
Read, rules suspended, read second and ordered to a third reading
MAH4656IntroFor legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Jennifer Brown, an employee of Department of Children and Families. Public Service.
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2020-04-29
Accompanied a new draft, see H4678
MAS123IntroFor legislation to provide consumers with equal protection for all real estate appraisals. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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2020-04-27
To Senate Ways and Means Committee
MAH4281IntroRelative to financial exploitation of certain adults with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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2020-04-15
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAH4520IntroSimilar Bills
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2020-03-26
Adopted, in concurrence
MAH884IntroFor legislation to authorize bow and arrow hunting on Sundays. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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2020-03-19
Accompanied a new draft, see S2501
MAH2853IntroFor legislation to provide local option for communities to choose energy projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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2020-03-17
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAH2843IntroFor legislation to further regulate solar incentive programs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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2020-03-17
To House Ways and Means Committee
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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2020-03-09
Accompanied a new draft, see H4535
MAH3155IntroBy Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition of William M. Straus that the Registrar of Motor Vehicles be authorized to issue amateur radio operator license plates. Transportation.
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2020-03-09
Accompanied a study order, see H4546
MAH2647IntroRelative to cranberry bog renovation tax credits. Revenue.
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2020-03-04
Accompanied a new draft, see H4467
MAH4467IntroRelative to a cranberry bog renovation tax credit
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2020-03-04
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAH2135IntroRelative to kayak safety. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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2020-03-02
Read second and ordered to a third reading
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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2020-02-27
Accompanied a new draft, see H4465
MAH2648IntroRelative to local control of boat excise revenue. Revenue.
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2020-02-27
To House Steering, Policy and Scheduling Committee
MAH3661IntroRelative to the reduction of certain toxic chemicals in firefighter personal protective equipment. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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2020-02-27
Read second and ordered to a third reading
MAH4244EngrossThat the town of Mattapoisett be authorized to assess certain solar or wind systems. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
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2020-02-27
Read second and ordered to a third reading
MAH4465IntroRelative to the conservation land tax credit
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2020-02-27
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAH3549IntroFor legislation to promote economic development and market access for emerging breweries. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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2020-02-26
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAH2366IntroFor legislation to include certain certified emergency telecommunicators in Group 2 of the contributory retirement system for public employees. Public Service.
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2020-02-24
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAH1870IntroFor legislation to authorize trauma kits, so-called and trained designees in certain public buildings. Public Health.
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2020-02-24
Accompanied a study order, see H4449
MAH4038PassThat the town of Marion be authorized to transfer to the care, custody and control of a parcel of land held by the conservation commission of said town for conservation purposes. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
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2020-02-21
Signed by the Governor, Chapter 25 of the Acts of 2020
MAH1753IntroRelative to mental health and substance abuse treatment facilities. Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery.
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2020-02-20
Accompanied a study order, see H4450
MAH4248IntroFor legislation to authorize the Old Rochester Regional School District to enter into renewable energy agreements. Education.
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2020-02-20
Accompanied a new draft, see H4435
MAH3146IntroRelative to supplemental infrastructure financing for transportation. Transportation.
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2020-02-18
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAH3153IntroRelative to retirement benefits provided to Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority employees. Transportation.
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2020-02-18
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAH3154IntroRelative to wireless transmissions to and from motor vehicles. Transportation.
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2020-02-18
To House Ways and Means Committee
MAH3148IntroRelative to the collection of all-electronic tolling data. Transportation.
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2020-02-18
To House Ways and Means Committee
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