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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.541 187th (2011 - 2012)

An Act relative to improving quality in early education and care by family child care providers

By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 541) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to include family child care providers under certain collective bargaining laws governing public employees. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.

Bill Information

Tom Sannicandro

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to establish a system for improving the quality of family child care services in the commonwealth and to provide collective bargaining rights for providers of such services, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.


Name District/Address
Tom Sannicandro 7th Middlesex
James J. O'Day 14th Worcester
Jason M. Lewis 31st Middlesex
James B. Eldridge
William Smitty Pignatelli 4th Berkshire
Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. 26th Middlesex
Elizabeth A. Malia 11th Suffolk
Chris Walsh 6th Middlesex
William N. Brownsberger
James Arciero 2nd Middlesex
Stephen Kulik 1st Franklin
Denise Provost 27th Middlesex
Geraldine M. Creedon 11th Plymouth
Michael D. Brady 9th Plymouth
Denise Andrews 2nd Franklin
Benjamin Swan 11th Hampden
Thomas J. Calter 12th Plymouth
Byron Rushing 9th Suffolk
Colleen M. Garry 36th Middlesex
Sean Garballey 23rd Middlesex
Antonio F. D. Cabral 13th Bristol
Carlos Henriquez 5th Suffolk
Kevin G. Honan 17th Suffolk
Brian M. Ashe 2nd Hampden
Thomas P. Conroy 13th Middlesex
Ellen Story 3rd Hampshire
John D. Keenan 7th Essex
Michael J. Finn 6th Hampden
Louis L. Kafka 8th Norfolk
Christine E. Canavan 10th Plymouth
Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. 12th Hampden
Marcos A. Devers 16th Essex
Gailanne M. Cariddi 1st Berkshire
Cleon H. Turner 1st Barnstable
Kay Khan 11th Middlesex
David M. Torrisi 14th Essex
William M. Straus 10th Bristol
Linda Dorcena Forry 12th Suffolk
Jonathan Hecht 29th Middlesex
James E. Vallee 10th Norfolk
Nick Collins 4th Suffolk
Michael F. Kane 5th Hampden
Russell E. Holmes 6th Suffolk
Linda Campbell 15th Essex
Paul Brodeur 32nd Middlesex
David B. Sullivan 6th Bristol
Christopher N. Speranzo 3rd Berkshire
Thomas P. Kennedy
Alice K. Wolf 25th Middlesex
Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. 34th Middlesex
John P. Fresolo 16th Worcester
Paul J. Donato 35th Middlesex
John W. Scibak 2nd Hampshire
Joyce A. Spiliotis 12th Essex
Ruth B. Balser 12th Middlesex
Geraldo Alicea 6th Worcester
Jennifer E. Benson 37th Middlesex
Frank I. Smizik 15th Norfolk
Peter V. Kocot 1st Hampshire
Martin J. Walsh 13th Suffolk
Christopher G. Fallon 33rd Middlesex
Cory Atkins 14th Middlesex
Thomas M. Stanley 9th Middlesex
Anne M. Gobi 5th Worcester
Jeffrey Sánchez 15th Suffolk
Aaron Michlewitz 3rd Suffolk

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