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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Senator James E. Timilty Served 2005 - 2017 Democrat - Bristol and Norfolk

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  James.Timilty@masenate.gov

State House

24 Beacon St.
Room 507
Boston, MA, 02133
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Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
  SD.1993 By Mr. Rush, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael F. Rush, Bruce J. Ayers, Edward F. Coppinger, Claire D. Cronin and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home modifications for seniors. Revenue.
  HD.3864 By Representative Jones of North Reading and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr and others for legislation to repeal the 2013 sales tax on computer and software technology services. Revenue.
S.64  SD.1523 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 64) of Bruce E. Tarr, Bruce J. Ayers, Richard J. Ross, James E. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect disabled persons from financial exploitation. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.133  HD.3384 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 133) of Robert L. Hedlund and others for legislation to eliminate fraud in public assistance programs by requiring stringent asset and identity verification checks before the awarding of benefits. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.143  SD.1535 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 143) of Michael F. Rush, Linda Campbell, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Martin J. Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Massachusetts Veterans Assistance Trust Fund. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.151  HD.1379 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 151) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to assist people with disabilities in realizing their rights and exercising their responsibilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.171  SD.694 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 171) of Eileen M. Donoghue and James E. Timilty for legislation relative to hybrid technology incentives. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.194  SD.1497 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 194) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, James E. Timilty and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to establish a permanent annual sales tax holiday. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.207  SD.1419 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 207) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Katherine M. Clark, Barry R. Finegold, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation to revive the Foundation Budget Review Commission. Education.
H.231  HD.242 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 231) of Louis L. Kafka and James E. Timilty relative to unsolicited credit cards, checks and vouchers by mail. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.288  SD.1653 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 288) of Harriette L. Chandler, Richard T. Moore, Bruce E. Tarr, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Commonwealth's nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.339  SD.1586 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 339) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik and James E. Timilty for legislation relative to voter identification. Election Laws.
S.354  SD.998 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 354) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Katherine M. Clark, Michael Barrett, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to healthy families and businesses . Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.430  SD.953 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 430) of Cynthia S. Creem, James E. Timilty, Joan Lovely and Theodore C. Speliotis for legislation to provide health insurance coverage for scalp hair prosthesis. Financial Services.
S.554  SD.1499 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 554) of Richard T. Moore, Kay Khan, Anne M. Gobi, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect health care reform funding. Health Care Financing.
S.585  SD.189 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 585) of Michael O. Moore, Tom Sannicandro, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a commission on the funding needs for quality public higher education. Higher Education.
S.612  SD.1592 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 612) of Marc R. Pacheco, Anne M. Gobi, Michael R. Knapik, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation to further enhance efficiency and accountability of operations at local housing authorities. Housing.
S.724  SD.319 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 724) of Benjamin B. Downing, James E. Timilty and William Smitty Pignatelli for legislation relative to heroin trafficking. The Judiciary.
H.732  HD.274 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 732) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to establishing a department of environmental protection appeals board. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.813  SD.1581 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 813) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Geoff Diehl, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the appropriate use of public funds. The Judiciary.
S.815  SD.1667 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 815) of Bruce E. Tarr, Matthew A. Beaton, Katherine M. Clark, Angelo L. D'Emilia and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance assessment information of the sexual offender registration board. The Judiciary.
H.863  HD.122 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 863) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
S.908  SD.777 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 908) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, William N. Brownsberger, Michael J. Rodrigues, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide services to adults with developmental disabilities. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.909  SD.781 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 909) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, William N. Brownsberger, Michael J. Rodrigues, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to services for individuals with autism spectrum disorder. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.928  HD.248 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 928) of Louis L. Kafka, William C. Galvin and James E. Timilty relative to the health insurance of children of divorced parents. Financial Services.
H.929  HD.251 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 929) of Louis L. Kafka and others that health insurance policies that cover infantile cataract surgery provide coverage for aphakic lenses for treatment and rehabilitation. Financial Services.
H.930  HD.253 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 930) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the cancellation of certain health insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.931  HD.1433 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 931) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to health insurance coverage for mastectomies. Financial Services.
S.967  SD.310 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 967) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Steven S. Howitt, Richard T. Moore, James M. Cantwell and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the powers of town moderators. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.976  HD.342 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 976) of John W. Scibak and others relative to insurance coverage for craniofacial disorders. Financial Services.
H.979  HD.1197 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 979) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to provide health care coverage for hearing aids. Financial Services.
H.989  HD.1737 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 989) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others relative to Lyme Disease treatment coverage. Financial Services.
H.1008  HD.1577 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1008) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to the annual reporting of patient safety by health care providers. Health Care Financing.
S.1118  SD.524 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1118) of Katherine M. Clark, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, Thomas J. Calter and James E. Timilty for legislation relative to criminal justice training regarding persons with autism spectrum disorder. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1135  HD.254 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1135) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to establishing a lottery process in selecting buyers and/or renters for low and moderate income housing units. Housing.
S.1140  SD.302 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1140) of John F. Keenan, James E. Timilty and Randy Hunt for legislation to require a firearms licensing authority to provide a receipt for firearm license applications. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1292  SD.1621 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1292) of Bruce E. Tarr, James E. Timilty, Geoff Diehl, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide a property tax credit to surviving spouses of certain public safety personnel. Public Service.
S.1293  SD.1664 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1293) of Bruce E. Tarr, James E. Timilty and Michael R. Knapik for legislation for accidental death benefits for volunteer deputy sheriffs. Public Service.
H.1337  HD.191 By Mr. Galvin of Canton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1337) of William C. Galvin and others relative to fees paid to the Registry of Deeds. The Judiciary.
S.1358  SD.614 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1358) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide a tax exemption for a taxpayer supporting an elderly relative. Revenue.
S.1360  SD.666 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1360) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr and James E. Timilty for legislation relative to tax credits for prescription drugs. Revenue.
S.1361  SD.797 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1361) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to tax deductions for contributions to college savings plans. Revenue.
S.1374  SD.67 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1374) of Michael O. Moore, Michael R. Knapik, Keiko M. Orrall, Eileen M. Donoghue and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a meals tax holiday. Revenue.
H.1413  HD.258 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1413) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the health of public safety officers exposed to hypodermic syringes or hypodermic needles. The Judiciary.
H.1417  HD.262 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1417) of Louis L. Kafka and James E. Timilty relative to the public availability of prospective juror lists. The Judiciary.
S.1432  SD.1568 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1432) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, James E. Timilty and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to exempt certain medical supplies from the state sales tax. Revenue.
S.1433  SD.1600 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1433) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, James E. Timilty, Geoff Diehl and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce the sales tax to 5%. Revenue.
S.1445  SD.1762 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1445) of Bruce E. Tarr, James E. Timilty, Michael R. Knapik, Richard J. Ross and others for legislation to create an incentive for job creation. Revenue.
S.1469  SD.931 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1469) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Kay Khan, James E. Timilty, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to flying flags at half-staff upon the death of a police officer or firefighter. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1471  SD.951 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1471) of Kenneth J. Donnelly and James E. Timilty for legislation relative to Public Safety Memorials. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1626  SD.735 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1626) of Robert L. Hedlund, Jason M. Lewis, William N. Brownsberger, Tom Sannicandro and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the treatment of elephants. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.1672  SD.442 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1672) of Thomas P. Kennedy, Bradford Hill, John D. Keenan, Alice Hanlon Peisch and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Save Our Children's Sight Fund. Transportation.
H.1674  HD.578 By Representative Walsh of Boston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1674) of Martin J. Walsh, John A. Hart and others relative to national criminal offender record information checks for persons working with individuals served by the Department of Mental Retardation. The Judiciary.
S.1712  SD.1673 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1712) of Bruce E. Tarr, Theodore C. Speliotis, Carlo Basile, John D. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the license plate system of the Commonwealth. Transportation.
S.1749  SD.1564 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1749) of Michael F. Rush, Bruce E. Tarr, Linda Campbell, Martin J. Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the term "Gold Star" and for related purposes. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1842  SD.1814 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Karen E. Spilka, Kate Hogan, John H. Rogers, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the MetroWest commission on the status of women and girls. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1848  HD.212 By Messrs. Howitt of Seekonk and Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1848) of Steven S. Howitt, F. Jay Barrows and others (by vote of the town) relative to amending the charter of the town of Norton. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.1852  HD.279 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1852) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the care of animals in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1854  SD.1865 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Brian M. Ashe, Bruce J. Ayers, Jay F. Barrows and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote motor vehicle safety. Transportation.
S.1864  SD.1795 By Mr. Rush, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael F. Rush, Edward F. Coppinger, Walter F. Timilty, Thomas P. Kennedy and other members of the General Court for legislation to designate a certain bridge in the city of Boston, The Brigadier General William J. Gormley III Bridge . Transportation.
S.1914  SD.1898 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross, Linda Campbell and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animal welfare and safety. The Judiciary.
H.1997  HD.285 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1997) of Louis L. Kafka and others for legislation to regulate the sharing of foods at potluck events, so-called. Public Health.
H.2000  HD.1639 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2000) of Louis L. Kafka and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the safety of dental amalgam. Public Health.
S.2008  SD.1992 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Donald F. Humason, Jr., James E. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to juvenile life with parole . The Judiciary.
H.2153  HD.267 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2153) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to fire protection systems for buildings and structures. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2263  HD.607 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2263) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others for legislation to provide special line-of-duty death benefits to public safety officers. Public Service.
H.2414  HD.275 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2414) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining agreements with non-commissioned officers of the Department of State Police. Public Service.
H.2549  HD.1090 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2549) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the taxation of persons primarily engaged in agriculture, farming or commercial fishing. Revenue.
H.2588  HD.805 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2588) of Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation to establish a municipal gas tax exemption. Revenue.
H.2712  HD.1509 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2712) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others for legislation to exempt farmers’ markets from certain property taxes. Revenue.
H.2717  HD.1333 By Mr. Rogers of Norwood, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2717) of John H. Rogers and others for legislation to create an income tax credit for qualified tuitions and fees for higher education. Revenue.
H.2739  HD.389 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2739) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to the revenues and expenditures of Norfolk County. Revenue.
H.2831  HD.269 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2831) of Louis L. Kafka and James E. Timilty relative to authorizing the conveyance of certain state land in the town of Sharon. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2964  HD.1571 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2964) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to energy efficiency funds generated by municipal light plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3085  HD.270 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3085) of Louis L. Kafka and James E. Timilty for legislation to expand the "the ride" service of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority to communities within twenty-five miles of the city of Boston. Transportation.
H.3385  HD.3538 By Mr. Costello of Newburyport, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael A. Costello and others for legislation to require certain telecommunications service companies to provide call center service assistance. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3460  HD.3615 By Representative Cronin of Easton and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Claire D. Cronin, Thomas Kennedy and others relative to providing for home modifications and moving expenses for certain victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.3503  HD.3612 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others relative to the issuance of "Boston Strong" motor vehicle registration plates. Transportation.
H.3635  HD.3795 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Donna Salois, an employee of the Wrentham Development Center. Public Service.
H.3886  HD.4049 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Louis L. Kafka and James E. Timilty relative to benefits for court officers and county sheriff office employees. The Judiciary.
H.3887  HD.4050 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Louis L. Kafka and James E. Timilty for legislation to authorize Paul Scott Noe, an employee of the Trial Court, to transfer his vacation benefits accrued during his time in the Norfolk County Sheriff's Department. The Judiciary.
H.4200  HD.4310 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the scheduling of high school athletic contests. Education.
H.4350  HD.4411 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Louis L. Kafka and others for legislation to require the Registry of Motor Vehicles to share information on suspended or revoked licenses with municipal police departments. Transportation.
H.4554  HD.4583 By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4554) of Steven S. Howitt and James E. Timilty (by vote of the town) that the town of Rehoboth be authorized to lease a certain parcel of land for housing purposes. Housing. [Local Approval Received.]
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.