Co-Sponsored Legislation

191st Session (2019-2020)

Every session, I get the opportunity to sign onto excellent legislation from my colleagues. It really gives me a chance to work on issues that I support and do what I can to champion those efforts. Below is a spreadsheet of all of the bills that I co-sponsored this session. The document is searchable, and I’ve included keywords in their classifications to make certain legislation easier to find.

Docket Number
Bill Title
Lead Sponsor
Subject Area/Keywords
More Info
HD1021An Act to Improve Alzheimer's’ and dementia care in senior care options programsGregoire, Danielle W. (HOU)Elder Affairs
HD1033An Act protecting the natural resources of the CommonwealthBalser, Ruth B. (HOU)Energy & Environment
HD1037An Act requiring mental health parity for disability policiesBalser, Ruth B. (HOU)Healthcare; Mental Health
HD105An Act relative to creating intensive stabilization and treatment units within the Department of Mental HealthHaddad, Patricia A. (HOU)Healthcare; Mental Health
HD1060An Act renaming the Yawkey commuter rail station on the Worcester–Framingham lineBalser, Ruth B. (HOU)Civil Rights
HD1083An Act relative to an agricultural healthy incentives programMark, Paul W. (HOU)Public Health; Food Access
HD1096An Act relative to access to community correctionsMoran, Frank A. (HOU)
HD1098An Act for equity for high value community hospitalsMoran, Frank A. (HOU)Healthcare; Community Hospitals
HD1099An Act relative to the disclosure of foreign monetary donationsMark, Paul W. (HOU)Elections; Campaign Finance Reform
HD1122An Act promoting awareness of sewage pollution in public watersDean Campbell, Linda (HOU)Public Health; Energy & Environment; Water
HD1125An Act ensuring access to addiction servicesBalser, Ruth B. (HOU)Substance Use; Mental Health; Healthcare
HD1126An Act to collect data on LGBTQI prisoners held in restrictive housingBalser, Ruth B. (HOU)Criminal Justice; LGBTQI Rights
HD1132An Act ensuring municipal participation of the widest eligible rangeVargas, Andres X. (HOU)Election Law Reform
HD1136An Act helping overdosing persons in emergenciesPignatelli, Smitty (HOU)Substance Use; Mental Health; Healthcare
HD1159An Act relative to conservation and natural gas infrastructureMeschino, Joan (HOU)Energy & Environment; Gas Leaks; Public Health
HD1161An Act relative to the divestment of state pension funds from nuclear weaponsConnolly, Mike (HOU)Public Service; Divestment;
HD1178An Act committing to higher education the resources to insure a strong and healthy public higher education systemGarballey, Sean (HOU)CHERISH Act; Higher Education
HD1218An Act regarding Medicare savings programs eligibilityUltrino, Steven (HOU)Healthcare; Elder Affairs
HD1248An Act to secure a clean energy futureBalser, Ruth B. (HOU)Energy & Environment
HD1292An Act establishing a foreclosure review division of the Superior CourtGonzalez, Carlos (HOU)Housing; Foreclosure Reform
HD1314An Act to improve Massachusetts home careCullinane, Daniel R. (HOU)Health Care; Labor; Elder Affairs
HD134An Act reducing plastic bag pollutionEhrlich, Lori A. (HOU)Energy & Environment; Recycling
HD1353An Act to mandate domestic violence and sexual assault awareness education for aestheticians, barbers, cosmetologists, electrologists, hairdressers, manicurists, and massage therapistsBarber, Christine P. (HOU)Protections against Domestic Violence;
HD1371An Act to ensure parity for all child care providersBarber, Christine P. (HOU)Children & Families; Labor
HD1381An Act relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee for Public Counsel ServicesMoran, Michael J. (HOU)Labor
HD1384An Act relative to higher education transparencyGordon, Kenneth I. (HOU)Higher Education; Consumer Protection
HD1425An Act requiring reserve electric power at wastewater treatment facilitiesDean Campbell, Linda (HOU)Energy & Environment; Water Protection
HD148An Act relative to ivory and rhinoceros horn traffickingEhrlich, Lori A. (HOU)Animal Protection
HD1505An Act empowering health care consumersBenson, Jennifer E. (HOU)Healthcare
HD1520An Act to protect the civil rights and safety of all Massachusetts residentsBalser, Ruth B. (HOU)Civil Liberties; Safe Communities; Immigration
HD1534An Act requiring the hands-free use of mobile telephones while drivingWagner, Joseph F. (HOU)Public Safety; Pedestrian/Cyclist Safety
HD1606An Act limiting out of pocket expensesMark, Paul W. (HOU)Healthcare
HD1614An Act protecting our coasts from offshore drillingFernandes, Dylan A. (HOU)Energy & Environment
HD1653An Act to reduce traffic fatalitiesRogers, David M. (HOU)Public Safety; Pedestrian/Cyclist Safety
HD171An Act relative to end of life optionsKafka, Louis L. (HOU)Healthcare; Civil Liberties; End of Life Options; Death with Dignity
HD1719An Act relative to work and family mobilityFarley-Bouvier, Tricia (HOU)Immigration; Public Safety; Civil Liberties
HD1856An Act excluding student loan forgiveness from taxable income for permanently and totally disabled veteransDriscoll, Jr., William J. (HOU)Higher Education; Consumer Protection; Veteran's Services
HD1874An Act to harmonize wage lawsNguyen, Tram T. (HOU)Employment Law; Labor;
HD1879An Act relative to affordable and accessible high quality early education and careGordon, Kenneth I. (HOU)Early Education; Education
HD1930An Act concerning the use of certain insurance underwriting guidelines pertaining to dogs harbored upon the insured propertyLewis, Jack Patrick (HOU)Animal Protection
HD1945An Act relative to HIV prevention access for young adultsLewis, Jack Patrick (HOU)LGBTQI Rights; Healthcare
HD195An Act relative to defense against abusive waiversGordon, Kenneth I. (HOU)Labor; Employment Law
HD1957An Act providing tax relief to seniors while creating affordable housingPeake, Sarah K. (HOU)Housing; Elder Affairs
HD1964An Act relative to Massachusetts home care eligibilityPeake, Sarah K. (HOU)Housing; Elder Affairs; LGBTQI Rights; Healthcare
HD1978An Act to protect electronic privacyPeake, Sarah K. (HOU)Civil Liberties;
HD1999An Act providing a local option for ranked choice voting in municipal electionsBenson, Jennifer E. (HOU)Election Law Reform
HD2016An Act relative to election day registration (satellites)Benson, Jennifer E. (HOU)Election Law Reform
HD2018An Act to create an emergency nursing home task forceCronin, Claire D. (HOU)Healthcare; Elder Affairs
HD2118An Act to require sexual harassment prevention trainingBarber, Christine P. (HOU)Labor; Employment Law; Sexual Harassment Protections
HD2182An Act to promote public health through the Prevention and Wellness Trust FundVega, Aaron (HOU)Public Health
HD2206An Act relative to multi-state offshore wind procurementRogers, David M. (HOU)Energy & Environment
HD2250A Resolve to evaluate existing funding for the promotion of, and workforce development in, tourism, arts and cultureMichlewitz, Aaron (HOU)Tourism, Arts, & Culture
HD2276An Act to amend the foreclosure statute to require judicial foreclosureMark, Paul W. (HOU)Housing; Foreclosure Reform
HD2345An Act removing the liability cap for malpractice resulting in serious injury or deathBarber, Christine P. (HOU)Healthcare
HD2367An Act to reduce deep poverty among kidsDecker, Marjorie C. (HOU)Children & Families; Economic Justice
HD2370An Act to promote green infrastructure and reduce carbon emissionsBenson, Jennifer E. (HOU)Energy & Environment; Carbon Pricing
HD2406An Act to protect families experiencing homelessness from having to sleep in unsafe placesDecker, Marjorie C. (HOU)Children & Families; Economic Justice; Housing
HD2449An Act relative to the Garden of PeaceKafka, Louis L. (HOU)Violence Prevention
HD2461An Act to modernize our natural gas infrastructureCoppinger, Edward F. (HOU)Energy & Environment; Public Health; Gas Leaks
HD2529An Act relative to solar power and the green economyMark, Paul W. (HOU)Energy & Environment; Solar
HD2559An Act relative to increasing wages of private sector human service workersMahoney, John J. (HOU)Labor;
HD2600An Act relative to housing service coordinatorsHonan, Kevin G. (HOU)Labor; Housing
HD2615An Act to ensure equitable health coverage for childrenRogers, David M. (HOU)Healthcare; Children & Families
HD262An Act relative to the wholesale of malt beverages produced by a pub breweryZlotnik, Jonathan D. (HOU)
HD2639An Act regarding state income tax credit for renting unsubsidized properties at below market rentsHonan, Kevin G. (HOU)Housing; Revenue
HD2659An Act requiring one fair wageFarley-Bouvier, Tricia (HOU)Labor; Economic Justice
HD2698An Act to increase consumer transparency about insurance provider networksBarber, Christine P. (HOU)Healthcare
HD2726An Act relative to unregulated face recognition and emerging biometric surveillance technologiesRogers, David M. (HOU)Civil Liberties; Privacy
HD2727An Act relative to treatment, not imprisonmentBalser, Ruth B. (HOU)Criminal Justice; Substance Use; Mental Health; Healthcare
HD2776An Act providing a bill of rights for people experiencing homelessnessPignatelli, Smitty (HOU)Housing; Economic Justice;
HD2835An Act to preserve community preservation revenueFerrante, Ann-Margaret (HOU)Revenue
HD2848An Act relative to abusive practices to change sexual orientation and gender identity in minorsKhan, Kay (HOU)Civil Liberties; LGBTQI Rights;
HD288An Act protecting the right to strikeConnolly, Mike (HOU)Labor; Economic Justice
HD2959An Act relative to out-of-hospital birth access and safetyKhan, Kay (HOU)Healthcare; Midwives;
HD2974An Act establishing Medicare for all in MassachusettsSabadosa, Lindsay N. (HOU)Healthcare;
HD3009An Act to advance modern and sustainable solutions for transportationEhrlich, Lori A. (HOU)Transportation; Energy & Environment
HD3011An Act to strengthen inmate visitationDecker, Marjorie C. (HOU)Criminal Justice; Children & Families
HD302An Act relative to collective bargaining duesChan, Tackey (HOU)Labor; Economic Justice
HD3043An Act to lift the cap on kidsDecker, Marjorie C. (HOU)Children & Families; Food Security; Economic Justice
HD3065An Act to promote healthy soils and agricultural innovation within the CommonwealthSchmid, III, Paul A. (HOU)Energy & Environment; Agriculture
HD3092An Act re-powering Massachusetts with 100 percent renewable energyDecker, Marjorie C. (HOU)Energy & Environment
HD3094An Act relative to public investment in fossil fuelsDecker, Marjorie C. (HOU)Energy & Environment; Divestment
HD3098An Act promoting political participationDonahue, Daniel M. (HOU)Campaign Finance Reform; Labor
HD3108An Act to ensure compliance with the anti-shackling law for pregnant incarcerated womenKhan, Kay (HOU)Criminal Justice; Children & Families; Women's Rights
HD3113An Act to guarantee debt-free public higher educationHiggins, Natalie M. (HOU)Higher Education; Consumer Protection
HD3115An Act relative to GIC composition and transparencyCapano, Peter (HOU)Public Service
HD3145An Act regarding breakfast after the bellVega, Aaron (HOU)Children & Families; Food Security; Economic Justice; Education
HD3180An Act relative to maintaining adequate water supplies through effective drought managementDykema, Carolyn C. (HOU)Energy & Environment; Water Protection;
HD3197An Act ensuring safe patient access to emergency careBarber, Christine P. (HOU)Healthcare; Public Safety;
HD3202An Act advancing and expanding access to telemedicine servicesGolden, Jr., Thomas A. (HOU)Healthcare
HD326An Act relative to special education fundingHaddad, Patricia A. (HOU)Special Education; Disabilities;
HD3269An Act relative to grants for high quality early educationPeisch, Alice Hanlon (HOU)Early Education
HD327An Act to assure opportunity for all students with disabilitiesHaddad, Patricia A. (HOU)Special Education; Disabilities;
HD3274An Act to establish health equity for pregnant personsSabadosa, Lindsay N. (HOU)Healthcare; Women's Rights;
HD3285An Act to establish a sharps stewardship programSantiago, Jon (HOU)Healthcare; Substance Use; Mental Health
HD3294An Act relative to sexual violence on higher education campusesFarley-Bouvier, Tricia (HOU)Public Safety; Sexual Violence Protection; Higher Education
HD3300Proposal 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 dollarsO'Day, James J. (HOU)Fair Share Amendment; Economic Justice; Children & Families; Wealth Inequity
HD3303An Act relative to physician assistant non-competesSantiago, Jon (HOU)Labor; Healthcare
HD331Resolve providing for investigating construction practices and their impact on firefighter deathsStanley, Thomas M. (HOU)Public Safety
HD3339An Act to protect Massachusetts pollinatorsDykema, Carolyn C. (HOU)Energy & Environment; Pollinator Health; Bees
HD3352An Act relating to the remedy for the sale of sick puppies and kittensRogers, David M. (HOU)Animal Protections
HD3379An Act relative to housing reformHonan, Kevin G. (HOU)Housing
HD3384An Act relative to the scheduling of employeesGarballey, Sean (HOU)Labor;
HD3393An Act ensuring high quality early educationPeisch, Alice Hanlon (HOU)Early Education
HD3403An Act to require the disclosure of lead in water pipesDykema, Carolyn C. (HOU)Energy & Environment; Water Protection;
HD3412An Act improving juvenile justice data collectionTyler, Chynah (HOU)Criminal Justice; Children & Families; Juvenile Justice
HD3432An Act relative to determining the best interest of children in probate & family courtDecker, Marjorie C. (HOU)Children & Families; Judiciary
HD3442An Act to ensure prescription drug cost transparency and affordabilityBarber, Christine P. (HOU)Healthcare; Prescription Medication;
HD3447An Act ensuring gas safety and consumer fairnessEhrlich, Lori A. (HOU)Energy & Environment; Gas Leaks; Ratepayer Fairness
HD3449An Act relative to expungement, sealing and criminal records provisionsDecker, Marjorie C. (HOU)Criminal Justice; Children & Families;
HD3461An Act relative to high quality early educatorsPeisch, Alice Hanlon (HOU)Early Education; Labor
HD3487An Act to restrict the use of polystyreneDecker, Marjorie C. (HOU)Energy & Environment; Consumer Protection
HD3495An Act relative to enforcing federal lawCabral, Antonio F. D. (HOU)
HD3511An Act removing barriers to solar for low-income communitiesDykema, Carolyn C. (HOU)Energy & Environment; Economic Justice; Solar
HD3523An Act relative to Environmental Justice and Toxics Reduction in the CommonwealthDuBois, Michelle M. (HOU)Energy & Environment
HD3554An Act to reduce racial disparities in maternal healthKhan, Kay (HOU)Healthcare; Intersectional Justice
HD3557An Act further regulating the enforcement of illegal hunting practicesEhrlich, Lori A. (HOU)Animal Protection
HD3577An Act to create a 2050 roadmap to a clean and thriving commonwealthMeschino, Joan (HOU)Energy & Environment
HD3607An Act protecting Massachusetts hospitals and health systemsMalia, Elizabeth A. (HOU)Healthcare;
HD3608An Act relative to election day registrationMalia, Elizabeth A. (HOU)Election Reform; Same Day Voter Registration
HD3636An Act reducing recidivism and promoting family relationships during incarcerationMalia, Elizabeth A. (HOU)Criminal Justice; Children & Family
HD3680An Act relative to the employment of persons with disabilities on state contractsBiele, David (HOU)Labor; Public Service; Disabilities
HD3719An Act for utility transition to using renewable energy (FUTURE)Ehrlich, Lori A. (HOU)Energy & Environment; Gas Leaks;
HD3732An Act ensuring equitable representation in the CommonwealthChan, Tackey (HOU)
HD3764An Act relative to the safety, dignity, and civil rights of persons experiencing homelessnessMiranda, Liz (HOU)Housing; Economic Justice
HD3765An Act ensuring safe drinking water in schoolsEhrlich, Lori A. (HOU)Public Safety; Children & Families; Water Protection
HD3789An Act to prevent wage theft, promote employer accountability, and enhance public enforcementDonahue, Daniel M. (HOU)Labor; Employment Law; Wage Theft;
HD3815An Act promoting Housing Opportunity and Mobility through Eviction Sealing (HOMES)Moran, Michael J. (HOU)Housing; Economic Justice
HD3835An Act to assure informed consent for pelvic examinations of anesthetized or unconscious patientsProvost, Denise (HOU)Healthcare;
HD3872An Act codifying the Massachusetts Rental Voucher ProgramMadaro, Adrian C. (HOU)Housing; Economic Justice
HD3878An Act relative to environmental justice in the commonwealthMadaro, Adrian C. (HOU)Energy & Environment
HD3879An Act accelerating the renewable portfolio standardElugardo, Nika C. (HOU)Energy & Environment
HD389An Act promoting the proper disposal of miniaturesHunt, Randy (HOU)Energy & Environment; Recycling
HD3890An Act concerning certain ballotsMichlewitz, Aaron (HOU)Election Reform;
HD3891An Act relative to home energy efficiencyMadaro, Adrian C. (HOU)Energy & Environment; Consumer Protection
HD3905An Act to prevent and respond to bullying of elderly and disabled residentsHonan, Kevin G. (HOU)Elder Affairs; Housing; Disabilites
HD407An Act to improve literacy skillsCoppinger, Edward F. (HOU)Education;
HD414An Act supporting affordable housing with a local option for a fee to be applied to certain real estate transactionsConnolly, Mike (HOU)Housing; Revenue
HD426An Act establishing the Massachusetts infrastructure bankConnolly, Mike (HOU)Economic Justice
HD434An Act providing rightful opportunities and meaningful investment for successful and equitable educationVega, Aaron (HOU)Education;
HD437An Act promoting affordability of home care servicesGregoire, Danielle W. (HOU)Elder Affairs; Healthcare
HD438An Act relative to intensive case management for clinically complex older adultsGregoire, Danielle W. (HOU)Elder Affairs; Healthcare
HD530An Act supporting parents running for public officeConnolly, Mike (HOU)Campaign Finance Reform; Elections; Children & Families
HD543An Act to provide Medicaid coverage for tobacco cessationBarber, Christine P. (HOU)Healthcare; Public Health
HD549An Act recognizing pharmacists as health care providersBarber, Christine P. (HOU)Healthcare;
HD551An Act relative to unmanned aerial systemsStraus, William M. (HOU)Civil Liberties; Privacy
HD576An Act relative to the use of elephants, big cats, primates, and bears in traveling exhibits and showsEhrlich, Lori A. (HOU)Animal Protections
HD580An Act relative to Energy Savings Efficiency (Energy SAVE)Cutler, Josh S. (HOU)Energy & Environment; Consumer Protection
HD583An Act to end child marriage in MassachusettsKhan, Kay (HOU)Children & Families; Sexual Violence Protection
HD599An Act requiring sexual misconduct climate surveys at institutions of higher educationEhrlich, Lori A. (HOU)Higher Education; Sexual Violence Protection
HD600An Act relative to ensure fairness for certain employees of the department of correctionsO'Day, James J. (HOU)Labor;
HD603An Act relative to secure choice retirement savings planO'Day, James J. (HOU)Elder Affairs; Retirement
HD802An Act requiring health care employers to develop and implement programs to prevent workplace violenceGarlick, Denise C. (HOU)Labor; Workplace Violence
HD815An Act relative to ranked choice votingVargas, Andres X. (HOU)Election Reform
HD827An Act relative to healthy youthBrodeur, Paul (HOU)Education; Sexual Health; Children & Families
HD833An Act amending the unemployment insurance law for workers with fluctuating work schedulesGordon, Kenneth I. (HOU)Labor; Employment Law
HD840An Act relative to gender identity on Massachusetts identificationLinsky, David Paul (HOU)Civil Liberties; LGBTQI Rights; Gender Identity
SD1178An Act relative to access to community correctionsBrownsberger, William N. (SEN)Criminal Justice
SD1241An Act relative to collective bargaining duesBoncore, Joseph A. (SEN)Labor
SD1355An Act addressing workplace bullying, mobbing and harassment, without regard to protected class statusFeeney, Paul R. (SEN)Labor; Workplace Violence
SD1359An Act relative to safety and violence education for students (the SAVE Students Act)Finegold, Barry R. (SEN)Education; Children & Families; Violence Prevention
SD2192An Act An act to prevent and respond to bullying of elderly and disabled residentsLovely, Joan B. (SEN)Elder Affairs; Violence Prevention
SD2195An Act relative to bullying in public housingLovely, Joan B. (SEN)Housing; Violence Prevention
SD306An Act relative to the proper disposal of miniaturesDiDomenico, Sal N. (SEN)Energy & Environment; Recycling; Revenue
SD582An Act eliminating mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offensesBoncore, Joseph A. (SEN)Criminal Justice; Children & Families
SD618An Act to establish food allergy plansCreem, Cynthia Stone (SEN)Consumer Protection; Public Safety
SD723An Act relative to landlord tenant tax creditsBoncore, Joseph A. (SEN)Housing; Revenue

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