Sen. Comerford’s 2021-2022 Senate Session Votes

Date Roll Call Description of Vote Comerford Vote Vote Outcome
1/6/2021 1 Election of President of the Senate Spilka Spilka 37-3
2/11/2021 2 Senate Rules: Receiving appropriations recommendations NO Failed 4-34
2/11/2021 3 Senate Rules: calendar availability NO Failed 6-34
2/11/2021 4 Senate Rules: Going past 10 pm NO Failed 6-34
2/11/2021 5 Senate Rules: Successive formal sessions NO Failed 6-34
2/11/2021 6 Senate Rules: Anti-harassment and bystander intervention training NO Failed 10-29
2/11/2021 7 Senate Rules: Amendments to other appropriations bills NO Failed 5-34
2/11/2021 8 Senate Rules: Accessibility YES Passed 39-0
2/11/2021 9 Senate Rules: Supplier diversity YES Passed 39-0
2/11/2021 10 Senate Rules: Consideration of further and redrafted amendments NO Failed 7-32
2/11/2021 11 Senate Rules: Hearings NO Failed 6-33
2/11/2021 12 Senate Rules: Postponements NO Failed 5-34
2/11/2021 13 Senate Rules: Redistricting NO Failed 4-35
2/11/2021 14 Senate Rules: Notice of legislative matters NO Failed 5-34
2/11/2021 15 Senate Rules: New items on calendar NO Failed 5-34
2/11/2021 16 Joint Rules: Filing of conference committee report NO Failed 6-33
2/11/2021 17 Joint Rules: Public notice for hearings YES Passed 39-0
3/11/2021 18 H.73 (Early voting by mail): Engrossment YES Passed 40-0
3/15/2021 19 S.9 (Climate Change): Adoption of Governor’s Amendment as amended YES Passed 39-1
3/18/2021 20 S.35 (Employers and Workers Relief): Amendment #7 – Expanded Take-out/Delivery Options NO Failed 9-30
3/18/2021 21 S.35 (Employers and Workers Relief): Amendment #8 – Third-Party Delivery Cost Containment for Restaurants NO Failed 8-31
3/18/2021 22 S.35 (Employers and Workers Relief): Amendment #10 – Establishing COVID-19 Nascent Business Relief Fund NO Failed 8-31
3/18/2021 23 S.35 (Employers and Workers Relief): Amendment #3 – Enhancing Penalties for Unemployment Fraud NO Failed 9-31
3/18/2021 24 S.35 (Employers and Workers Relief): Amendment #6 – COVID-19 Unemployment Gap Coverage NO Failed 6-33
3/18/2021 25 S.90 (Employers and Workers Relief): Engrossment YES Passed 40-0
3/25/2021 26 S.90 (Employers and Workers Relief): Enactment YES Passed 40-0
4/29/2021 27 S.2439 (Financing the reconstruction of the Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke): Amendment #1 – Project Labor Agreement YES Passed 37-3
4/29/2021 28 H.3701 (Financing the reconstruction of the Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke): Engrossment YES Passed 40-0
5/20/2021 29 H.3702 (COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave and Unemployment Insurance cost control): Concurring in the House amendment YES Passed 40-0
5/20/2021 30 H.3770 (Financing the reconstruction of the Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke): Enactment YES Passed 40-0
5/25/2021 31 S.3 (FY 2022 Budget): Amendment 96 – Tax deduction for remote learning NO Failed 5-34
5/25/2021 32 S.3 (FY 2022 Budget): Amendment 112 – Tax deduction for charitable donations of food by farmers NO Failed 6-33
5/26/2021 33 S.3 (FY 2022 Budget): Amendment 207 – Student Loan Bill of Rights YES Passed 39-0
5/26/2021 34 S.3 (FY 2022 Budget): Amendment 373 – Local Public Health YES Passed 39-0
5/26/2021 35 S.3 (FY 2022 Budget): Amendment 380 – Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention and Survivor Services YES Passed 39-0
5/26/2021 36 S.3 (FY 2022 Budget): Amendment 385 – Perinatal-Neonatal Quality Improvement Network of Massachusetts YES Passed 38-1
5/26/2021 37 S.3 (FY 2022 Budget): Amendment 458 – Early Intervention YES Passed 39-0
5/26/2021 38 S.3 (FY 2022 Budget): Amendment 490 – Holyoke Soldiers’ Home Ombudsman YES Passed 39-0
5/26/2021 39 S.3 (FY 2022 Budget): Amendment 577 – Vaccine Equity Benchmark YES Passed 39-0
5/26/2021 40 S.3 (FY 2022 Budget): Amendment 583 – Nursing Home Resident Protection YES Passed 39-0
5/26/2021 41 S.3 (FY 2022 Budget): Amendment 613 – Support for Organizations Facing Domestic Terrorism and Hate Crimes YES Passed 39-0
5/27/2021 42 S.3 (FY 2022 Budget): Amendment 612 – automated external defibrillators in police vehicles YES Passed 39-0
5/27/2021 43 S.3 (FY 2022 Budget): Amendment 822 – Matched-Savings Programs YES Passed 38-1
5/27/2021 44 S.3 (FY 2022 Budget): Amendment 361 – Addressing Hate Crimes YES Passed 39-0
5/27/2021 45 S.3 (FY 2022 Budget): Amendment 595 – Untested Sexual Assault Evidence Kits YES Passed 39-0
5/27/2021 46 H.4001 (FY 2022 Budget): Engrossment YES Passed 40-0
6/9/2021 47 Presence of Quorum Present
6/9/2021 48 S.5 (Fair Share tax on income over $1,000,000 Constitutional Amendment): Advancing to referendum vote YES Passed 149-51
6/24/2021 49 H.3827 (Allocation of federal COVID Response Funds): Governor’s amendment NO Failed 3-36
6/24/2021 50 S.2480 (FY 2022 Supplemental Appropriations): Amendment 8 – Line of Duty Police Deaths YES Passed 40-0
6/24/2021 51 S.2480 (FY 2022 Supplemental Appropriations): Amendment 13 – Report on cost of local compliance with policing reform law YES Failed 9-30
7/1/2021 52 H.3770 (Reconstruction of the Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke): Override Governor’s veto of section 5 – labor contracts YES Passed 37-3
7/9/2021 53 H.3903 (Local road and bridge funding): Engrossment YES Passed 39-0
7/9/2021 54 H.4002 (Fiscal Year 2022 budget): Accept conference report YES Passed 40-0
7/15/2021 55 H.3903 (Local road and bridge funding): Enactment YES Passed 40-0
7/21/2021 56 H.3973 (Fiscal Year 2021 supplemental budget): Accept conference report YES Passed 40-0
7/29/2021 57 H.4002 (Fiscal Year 2022 budget): Override veto of funds for children’s behavioral health report YES Passed 38-2
7/29/2021 58 H.4002 (Fiscal Year 2022 budget): Override veto of funds for regional transit authorities YES Passed 40-0
7/29/2021 59 H.4002 (Fiscal Year 2022 budget): Override veto of provision concerning MBTA climate resilience projects YES Passed 39-1
7/29/2021 60 H.4002 (Fiscal Year 2022 budget): Override veto of funds for municipal police training YES Passed 40-0
7/29/2021 61 H.4002 (Fiscal Year 2022 budget): Override veto of provision for COVID safety for prisoners, such as home confinement or medical parole YES Passed 37-3
7/29/2021 62 H.4002 (Fiscal Year 2022 budget): Override veto of funds for low-income housing YES Passed 39-1
7/29/2021 63 H.4002 (Fiscal Year 2022 budget): Override veto of funds for emergency shelter YES Passed 38-2
7/29/2021 64 H.4002 (Fiscal Year 2022 budget): Override veto of funds for services to homeless individuals YES Passed 37-3
7/29/2021 65 H.4002 (Fiscal Year 2022 budget): Override veto of funds for charter school reimbursements YES Passed 40-0
7/29/2021 66 H.4002 (Fiscal Year 2022 budget): Override veto of funds for wildlife care YES Passed 37-3
7/29/2021 67 H.4002 (Fiscal Year 2022 budget): Override veto of funds for environmental justice report YES Passed 38-2
7/29/2021 68 H.4002 (Fiscal Year 2022 budget): Override veto of funds for review of impacts of glyphosate on environment and public health YES Passed 39-1
7/29/2021 69 H.4002 (Fiscal Year 2022 budget): Override veto of provision delaying charitable tax deduction YES Passed 34-6
7/29/2021 70 H.4002 (Fiscal Year 2022 budget): Override veto of provision directing analysis of impact of pandemic on children’s behavioral health care YES Passed 39-1
7/29/2021 71 H.4004 (Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Vetoes): Governor’s amendment regarding fund transfer dates NO Failed 3-36
7/29/2021 72 H.4008 (Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Vetoes): Governor’s amendment vetoing repeal of tax expenditures NO Failed 3-36
7/29/2021 73 H.4009 (Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Vetoes): Governor’s amendment regarding taxation of pass-through entities NO Failed 3-36
7/29/2021 74 H.4015 (Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Vetoes): Governor’s amendment regarding grants to regional tourism councils YES Passed 39-0
9/23/2021 75 S.2534 (Healthy Youth Act) Engrossment of legislation providing for comprehensive sex education in public schools YES Passed 38-1
9/23/2021 76 S.2533 (Gender Identification) Engrossment of legislation permitting changing of gender ID, including non-binary option, on a birth certificate and drivers license YES Passed 39-0
9/30/2021 77 H.2189 (Greenfield Land Lease) Enactment of legislation allowing Greenfield YES Passed 38-0
9/30/2021 78 H.4005 (Fiscal Year 2022 budget veto) Override of Governor’s veto of provision prohibiting staffing restrictions at Water Supply Protection Trust YES Passed 35-3
9/30/2021 79 H.4007 (Fiscal Year 2022 budget veto) Override of Governor’s veto of provision to increase hours a retiree collecting a pension may work for a government entity. YES Passed 38-8
9/30/2021 80 H.4008 (Fiscal Year 2022 budget veto): Override of Governor’s veto of provision repealing tax expenditures YES Passed 33-5
9/30/2021 81 H.4009 (Fiscal Year 2022 budget veto): Override of Governor’s veto of provision regarding taxation of pass-through entities YES Passed 35-3
9/30/2021 82 H.4010 (Fiscal Year 2022 budget veto) Override of Governor’s veto of provision banning parking fees on department of conservation and recreation roads YES Passed 37-1
9/30/2021 83 H.4011 (Fiscal Year 2022 budget veto) Override of Governor’s veto of provision eliminating asset test to be eligible for the Emergency Assistance to Elderly, Disabled residents and Children program YES Passed 36-2
9/30/2021 84 H.4012 (Fiscal Year 2022 budget veto) Override of Governor’s veto of provision eliminating asset test to be eligible for the Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children program. YES Passed 37-1
9/30/2021 85 H.4014 (Fiscal Year 2022 budget veto) Override of Governor’s veto of increased operating assistance to regional transit authorities YES Passed 37-1
9/30/2021 86 H.4016 (Fiscal Year 2022 budget veto) Override of Governor’s veto of provision establishing a special legislative commission to study poverty in the Commonwealth YES Passed 36-2
9/30/2021 87 H.4018 (Fiscal Year 2022 budget veto) Override of Governor’s veto of provision establishing a higher education affordability task force YES Passed 38-0
10/6/2021 88 S.2545 (Expand Voter Access) Amendment 42 to eliminate same-day registration NO Failed 3-35
10/6/2021 89 S.2545 (Expand Voter Access) Amendment 17 on ballot dropboxes NO Failed 13-25
10/6/2021 90 S.2545 (Expand Voter Access) Amendment 21 on temporary mail voting status NO Failed 7-31
10/6/2021 91 S.2545 (Expand Voter Access) Amendment 24 on notification of early voting processing YES Passed 38-0
10/6/2021 92 S.2545 (Expand Voter Access) Amendment 35 requiring public awareness campaign on same-day voter registration and expanded mail voting YES Passed 38-0
10/6/2021 93 S.2545 (Expand Voter Access) Amendment 5 to set procedures for submission of applications for, and casting of absentee ballots YES Passed 38-0
10/6/2021 94 S.2545 (Expand Voter Access) Amendment 4 on paid leave for voting NO Failed 12-26
10/6/2021 95 S.2545 (Expand Voter Access) Engrossment of legislation which expands vote by mail and early voting, allows same-day and automatic voter registration, and facilitates jail-based voting. YES Passed 36-3
10/21/2021 96 S.2558 (Military spouse educational licenses) Engrossment of legislation allowing licensed military spouses to qualify for Massachusetts teaching certificates and permitting enrollment of military families in local school districts YES Passed 39-0
10/21/2021 97 S.2557 (Genocide Education) Engrossment of legislation to require that history curricula for middle and high school students include the history, patterns, and underlying prejudices leading to genocide YES Passed 39-0
10/21/2021 98 S.2560 (Senatorial Districts) Engrossment of legislation setting the boundaries for the 40 state senate districts following the 2020 census YES Passed 36-3
11/10/2021 99 S.2564 (ARPA appropriations) Amendment 320 introduced by Senator Comerford to set up structure for state funding for local public health needs YES Passed 37-0
11/10/2021 100 S.2564 (ARPA appropriations) Amendment 1 to transfer additional funds to Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund NO Failed 5-32
11/10/2021 101 S.2564 (ARPA appropriations) Amendment 222 funding behavioral and mental health for students in public higher education YES Passed 37-0
11/10/2021 102 S.2573 (Nero’s law) Engrossment of bill allowing ambulances to transport police dogs injured in the line of duty YES Passed 38-0
11/10/2021 103 S.2564 (ARPA appropriations) Amendment 14 authorizing the Medal of Liberty for those who died as a result of a training accident in the line of duty YES Passed 37-0
11/10/2021 104 S.2564 (ARPA appropriations) Amendment 599 funding Massachusetts Military Support Foundation YES Passed 37-0
11/10/2021 105 S.2564 (ARPA appropriations) Amendment 260 funding Greater Boston Food Bank YES Passed 37-0
11/10/2021 106 On suspending Senate rule to allow meeting past 10 p.m. YES Passed 35-2
11/10/2021 107 S.2564 (ARPA appropriations) Amendment 42 for a two-week sales tax holiday NO Failed 3-34
11/10/2021 108 S.2564 (ARPA appropriations) Amendment 33 setting contracting goals for minority and women business enterprises YES Passed 37-0
11/10/2021 109 S.2564 (ARPA appropriations) Amendment 34 establishing equity and accountability review so that funds are spent in communities that were disproportionally impacted by coronavirus YES Passed 37-0
11/10/2021 110 S.2564 (ARPA appropriations) Engrossment of legislation allocating $3.82 billion of federal COVID relief funds and surplus budget revenue YES Passed 38-0
11/17/2021 111 H.4256 (Congressional redistricting) Engrossment of legislation establishing congressional district boundaries YES Passed 26-13
11/17/2021 112 S.2572 (Mental Health ABC Act) Amendment 26 establishing a crisis hotline center YES Passed 38-0
11/17/2021 113 S.2572 (Mental Health ABC Act) Amendment 51 supporting behavioral health screening for public safety personnel YES Passed 38-0
11/17/2021 114 S.2572 (Mental Health ABC Act) Engrossment of legislation to expand availability of mental health care YES Passed 39-0
11/17/2021 115 H.3178 (Middleton land transfer) Engrossment YES Passed 37-0
1/13/2022 116 S.2616 (Expanding access to adoption) Engrossment YES Passed 39-0
1/18/2022 117 S.2612 (Andover property tax exemption) Engrossment YES Passed 39-0
1/26/2022 118 S.29 (New Bedford open space) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
1/26/2022 119 S.1353 (Middleborough lease) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
1/26/2022 120 H.2183 (Clinton Select Board name) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
1/26/2022 121 H.3996 (Cambridge geothermal wells) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
1/26/2022 122 S.2622 (COVID Supplemental Appropriations) Amendment 15 funding regional vaccination clinics YES Passed 39-0
1/26/2022 123 S.2622 (COVID Supplemental Appropriations) Amendment 5 directing payment to nursing facilities NO Failed 8-31
1/26/2022 124 H.4345 (COVID Supplemental Appropriations) Engrossment, as amended YES Failed 8-31
2/10/2022 125 H.4251 (Savoy easement) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
2/10/2022 126 H.3900 (Northampton conservation easement) Enactment YES Passed 38-0
2/10/2022 127 S.2651 (Reduce Prescription Drug Costs) Amendment 31 extending drug coupons NO Failed 7-31
2/10/2022 128 S.2651 (Reduce Prescription Drug Costs) Amendment 36 licensing drug and medical device marketing reps YES Passed 38-0
2/10/2022 129 S.2651 (Reduce Prescription Drug Costs) Engrossment YES Passed 39-1
3/3/2022 130 S.2730 (Access to menstrual products in schools, prisons and shelters) Engrossment YES Passed 40-0
3/3/2022 131 S.2731 (12-month continuous postpartum MassHealth eligibility) Engrossment YES Passed 40-0
3/3/2022 132 H.3867 (Sharon conservation restriction) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
3/10/2022 133 S.2739 (Veterans’ Homes) Amendment 11 for DPH licensing YES Passed 38-1
3/10/2022 134 S.2739 (Veterans’ Homes) Amendment 27 requiring the Secretary of Veteran’s Services to be a veteran YES Passed 39-0
3/10/2022 135 H.4441 (Veterans’ Homes) Engrossment YES Passed 40-0
3/24/2022 136 H.4108 (Sudbury Land Transfer) Enactment YES Passed 38-0
3/24/2022 137 S.2776 (Supplemental Appropriations) Amendment 1 to appropriate $20 million for victims of crime programs YES Passed 39-0
3/24/2022 138 S.2776 (Supplemental Appropriations) Amendment 2 to divest state funds from firms active in Russia YES Passed 39-0
3/24/2022 139 S.2776 (Supplemental Appropriations) Amendment 4 to stop collecting gasoline excise tax for 5 months NO Failed 11-29
3/31/2022 140 H.4554 (Crown Act – prohibiting discrimination based on natural and protective hairstyles) Engrossment YES Passed 40-0
3/31/2022 141 S.2797 (Temporary motor vehicle registration plates) Engrossment YES Passed 39-1
4/7/2022 142 H4555 (Women’s rights history trail) Engrossment YES Passed 40-0
4/7/2022 143 S.2801 (Equity in the cannabis industry) Amendment 20 to allow initiation of ballot questions NO Failed 3-36
4/7/2022 144 S.2801 (Equity in the cannabis industry) Amendment 21 for new fund for the commission to aid municipalities on host agreements NO Failed 8-31
4/7/2022 145 S.2801 (Equity in the cannabis industry) Amendment 18 for road safety YES Passed 39-0
4/7/2022 146 S.2801 (Equity in the cannabis industry) Engrossment YES Passed 39-0
4/14/2022 147 S. 2819 (Clean Energy and Climate Change) Amendment 155 to substitute bill with language on decarbonization and energy independence. NO Failed 3-36
4/14/2022 148 S.2821 (Home heating oil release remediation) Engrossment YES Passed 39-0
4/14/2022 149 H.851 (Preserving open space) Engrossment YES Passed 39-0
4/14/2022 150 S. 2819 (Clean Energy and Climate Change) Amendment 4 to create task force with the goal of reducing housing-related emissions NO Failed 11-28
4/14/2022 151 S. 2819 (Clean Energy and Climate Change) Amendment 6 on offshore wind generating capacity NO Failed 5-34
4/14/2022 152 S. 2819 (Clean Energy and Climate Change) Amendment 57 to authorize retirement system to divest from investments in fossil fuel companies YES Passed 39-0
4/14/2022 153 S. 2819 (Clean Energy and Climate Change) Amendment 84 on sustainability of fishing and clean energy industries YES Passed 39-0
4/14/2022 154 S. 2819 (Clean Energy and Climate Change) Amendment 84 on sustainability of fishing and clean energy industries YES Passed 39-0
4/14/2022 155 H. 4524 (Clean Energy and Climate Change) Engrossment YES Passed 37-3
4/28/2022 156 S. 1357 (Westport easement) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
4/28/2022 157 H. 4432 (Westford bridge project) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
4/28/2022 158 S. 2844 (Sports betting) Amendment 55 on evaluating license applicants on diversity, equity and inclusion commitments YES Failed 14-26
4/28/2022 159 S. 2844 (Sports betting) Amendment 68 on credit care debt YES Passed 39-0
4/28/2022 160 S. 2844 (Sports betting) Amendment 4 on gaming excise NO Failed 4-35
5/5/2022 161 S. 2851 (Work and Family Mobility) Amendment 2 requiring distinctive license background colors NO Failed 8-31
5/5/2022 162 S. 2851 (Work and Family Mobility) Amendment 3 requiring a “not valid for identification” statement NO Failed 7-32
5/5/2022 163 S. 2851 (Work and Family Mobility) Amendment 7 on disclosure of information to municipal clerks NO Failed 10-29
5/5/2022 164 S. 2851 (Work and Family Mobility) Amendment 10 on disclosure of information to state agencies NO Failed 9-30
5/5/2022 165 S. 2851 (Work and Family Mobility) Amendment 25 on attestation NO Failed 7-31
5/5/2022 166 H. 4470 (Work and Family Mobility) Engrossment YES Passed 32-8
5/24/2022 167 S.2732 (Stoughton land transfer) YES Passed 39-0
5/24/2022 168 S. 4 (FY2023 budget) Amendment 3 – Quarry Testing to Prevent Pyrrhotite YES Passed 39-0
5/24/2022 169 S. 4 (FY2023 budget) Amendment 568 – Hey Sam Youth Mental Health Text Line Expansion YES Passed 38-0
5/24/2022 170 S. 4 (FY2023 budget) Amendment 525- Citizenship for New Americans Program YES Passed 39-0
5/25/2022 171 S. 4 (FY2023 budget) Amendment 931 – Firefighter Health and Wellness YES Passed 39-0
5/25/2022 172 S. 4 (FY2023 budget) Amendment 934 – On-Site Academy YES Passed 39-0
5/25/2022 173 S. 4 (FY2023 budget) Amendment 938 – Nonprofit Security Grants YES Passed 40-0
5/25/2022 174 S. 4 (FY2023 budget) Amendment 991 – Police Officer Recruitment and Retention Study YES Passed 39-0
5/25/2022 175 S. 4 (FY2023 budget) Amendment 799 – Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell YES Passed 40-0
5/25/2022 176 S. 4 (FY2023 budget) Amendment 900 – Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation YES Passed 39-0
5/25/2022 177 S. 4 (FY2023 budget) Amendment 159 – income taxes NO Failed 10-30
5/25/2022 178 S. 4 (FY2023 budget) Amendment 939 – Security Personnel Grant Pilot Program YES Passed 39-0
5/25/2022 179 S. 4 (FY2023 budget) Amendment 386 – Harmony Montgomery Commission YES Passed 38-0
5/26/2022 180 H. 4805 (Work and Family Mobility) Acceptance of conference report YES Passed 32-8
5/26/2022 181 S. 4 (FY2023 budget) Amendment 1004 – Human Trafficking Prevention YES Passed 39-0
5/26/2022 182 S. 4 (FY2023 budget) Amendment 802 – Medication Assisted Treatment Pilot Program YES Passed 39-0
5/26/2022 183 H. 4701 (FY2023 budget) Engrossment YES Passed 40-0
5/26/2022 184 H. 4288 (behavioral health trust fund) Override Governor’s veto YES Passed 40-0
6/9/2022 185 H. 4805 (Work and Family Mobility) Override Governor’s veto YES Passed 32-8
6/9/2022 186 S. 2913 (regulating central service technicians) Engrossment YES Passed 39-0
6/9/2022 187 Suspension of Rules NO Failed 3-37
6/9/2022 188 S. 2924 (Voter Opportunities, Trust, Equity and Security – expand voting) Acceptance of Conference Report YES Passed 37-3
6/16/2022 189 H. 4638 (Financing improvements to roads and bridges) Enactment YES Passed 38-0
6/16/2022 190 H. 4360 (Nantucket land transfers) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
6/30/2022 191 S. 2956 (Repealing unconstitutional archaic laws regarding sex acts) Engrossment YES Passed 39-0
6/30/2022 192 S. 2953 (DCF accountability for vulnerable children and families) Engrossment YES Passed 39-0
6/30/2022 193 S. 2944 (Forfeiture reform) Amendment 1 on representation of non-criminal defendants NO Failed 10-29
6/30/2022 194 S. 2944 (Forfeiture reform) Engrossment YES Passed 31-9
6/30/2022 195 S. 2942 (Diversion of juveniles to community supervision and services) Amendment 7 on diversion of juveniles charged with disruption NO Failed 9-30
6/30/2022 196 S. 2942 (Diversion of juveniles to community supervision and services) Amendment 8 on juveniles charged with assault with a dangerous weapon upon a victim over age 60 NO Failed 12-26
6/30/2022 197 S. 2942 (Diversion of juveniles to community supervision and services) Amendment 10 on diversion programs for first offenses for criminal violations NO Failed 6-33
6/30/2022 198 S. 2942 (Diversion of juveniles to community supervision and services) Engrossment YES Passed 32-8
6/30/2022 199 H. 2182 (Clinton field) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
7/7/2022 200 H. 4932 (Fund settlement for veterans who became ill or died during the COVID-19 outbreak at the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home) Engrossment YES Passed 39-0
7/7/2022 201 S. 2973 (Expand access to high-quality, affordable early education and care) Sustain ruling of chair YES Passed 34-5
7/7/2022 202 S. 2973 (Expand access to high-quality, affordable early education and care) Engrossment of legislation to invest and upgrade standards for early childhood education YES Passed 40-0
7/13/2022 203 H. 4954 (Expanding protections for reproductive and gender-affirming care) Engrossment YES Passed 40-0
7/14/2022 204 H. 4916 (Massachusetts’s transportation resources and climate funding) Engrossment YES Passed 39-0
7/18/2022 205 H. 4197 (Swansea lease agreement) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
7/19/2022 206 H. 5050 (FY 2023 Appropriations) Accepting conference report YES Passed 40-0
7/21/2022 207 H. 5060 (Climate, clean energy and offshore wind) Suspension of Rules to allow bill to be considered YES Passed 36-3
7/21/2022 208 H. 5060 (Climate, clean energy and offshore wind) Accepting conference report YES Passed 38-2
7/21/2022 209 S. 3018 (Economic growth and taxation) Amendment 546 – funding for non-profit security grants YES Passed 39-0
7/21/2022 210 Suspension of Rule to meet after 8 pm YES Passed 36-2
7/21/2022 211 H. 3751 (Danvers property) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
7/21/2022 212 S. 3018 (Economic growth and taxation) Amendment 35 – no-tax status NO Failed 7-31
7/21/2022 213 S. 3018 (Economic growth and taxation) Amendment 190 – Chip production facility YES Passed 38-1
7/21/2022 214 S. 3018 (Economic growth and taxation) Amendment 560 – Health insurance access YES Passed 38-0
7/21/2022 215 H. 5034 (Economic growth and taxation) Engrossment of legislation to provide tax cuts and appropriate funds for human services, housing and local needs YES Passed 40-0
7/26/2022 216 H. 3936 (Dunstable roads) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
7/26/2022 217 H. 5090 (Expanding protections for reproductive and gender-affirming care) Accepting conference report YES Passed 39-1
7/26/2022 218 H. 4519 (West Brookfield land) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
7/26/2022 219 H. 4901 (Brewster land) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
7/26/2022 220 H. 5065 (General governmental infrastructure bond) Enactment of legislation authorizing $5.2 billion for housing, water pollution abatement, food systems and more YES Passed 39-0
7/26/2022 221 H. 4929 (Step therapy and patient safety) Engrossment of legislation to limit “step therapy” or fail first policies by health insurers YES Passed 38-0
7/28/2022 222 H. 5106 (Governance and care of veterans at veterans’ homes) Accepting conference report on legislation to reform governance of Soldiers Homes YES Passed 40-0
7/28/2022 223 S. 3029 (Middleborough conservation land) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
7/28/2022 224 H. 4215 (Land in Lee and Lenox to Edith Wharton Restoration) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
7/28/2022 225 H. 4631 (Hanson conservation restriction) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
7/28/2022 226 H. 4986 (Barnstable easement) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
7/28/2022 227 H. 5048 (Townsend land) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
7/28/2022 228 H. 4979 (Revere land) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
7/29/2022 229 H. 2294 (Adoptee access to original birth certificates) Engrossment of legislation to permit adoptees born in certain years to obtain original birth certificates YES Passed 40-0
7/29/2022 230 S. 3075 (Cranberry bog improvement tax credit) Accepting conference report YES Passed 40-0
7/29/2022 231 H. 5104 (SAPHE 2.0 local public health improvements) Engrossment of Sen. Comerford’s legislation to set standards to improve local public health YES Passed 39-0
7/29/2022 232 H. 5049 (Martha’s Vineyard land) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
7/30/2022 233 H. 5076 (judiciary information technology systems) Engrossment of legislation to upgrade judicial IT systems and strengthen gun laws YES Passed 39-1
7/30/2022 234 H. 4900 (Lowell land) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
7/30/2022 235 H. 4321 (Martha’s Vineyard land) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
7/30/2022 236 H. 4794 (Pepperell land) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
7/30/2022 237 H. 4946 (Fitchburg easements) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
7/31/2022 238 H. 5142 (Winchester land) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
7/31/2022 239 H. 5151 (Climate, clean energy and offshore wind) Enactment of legislation to invest and set standards for clean energy and to advance wind energy YES Passed 39-0
7/31/2022 240 S. 3031 (Holden land) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
7/31/2022 241 S. 3053 (Carver land) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
7/31/2022 242 S. 3062 (Billerica land) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
7/31/2022 243 S. 3004 (Boston pool lease) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
7/31/2022 244 S. 3065 (Bridgewater land transfer) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
7/31/2022 245 H. 5050 (FY 2023 Appropriations) Overriding Governor’s veto of recycling funding (item 2200-0107) YES Passed 36-3
7/31/2022 246 H. 5050 (FY 2023 Appropriations) Override of Governor’s veto of State Parks and Recreation funding (item 2810-0100) YES Passed 39-0
7/31/2022 247 H. 5050 (FY 2023 Appropriations) Override of Governor’s veto of Emergency Assistance Family Shelter reporting requirement (item 7004-0101) YES Passed 36-3
7/31/2022 248 H. 5050 (FY 2023 Appropriations) Override of Governor’s veto of Department of Correction Facility funding (item 8900-0001) YES Passed 39-0
8/1/2022 249 H. 5112 (Free prisoner calls veto) Override of Governor’s veto of free prisoner phone calls by substituting provision on expanding pretrial dangerousness detention (Amendment 6) NO Passed 30-8
8/1/2022 250 S. 3020 (Templeton, Phillipston and Royalston land) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
8/1/2022 251 S. 3064 (Monson land) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
8/1/2022 252 S. 3073 (Hubbardston easements) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
8/1/2022 253 S. 3091 (Nantucket park land) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
8/1/2022 254 H. 5155 (Lynn conservation restriction) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
8/1/2022 255 S. 3090 (Nantucket conservation land) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
8/1/2022 256 S. 3088 (UMass Boston easement) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
8/1/2022 257 H. 5095 (Framingham right turn lane) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
8/1/2022 258 H. 5161 (Ayer water easement) Enactment YES Passed 39-0
8/1/2022 259 H. 5163 (Judiciary information technology systems) Enactment YES Passed 37-1
8/1/2022 260 S. 3097 (Reduce barriers to mental health care) Accepting conference report to strengthen mental health services and consumer protections YES Passed 39-0
8/1/2022 261 H. 5164 (Sports wagering) Accepting conference report on legislation to legalize sports betting in Massachusetts YES Passed 36-4

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