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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.1531 189th (2015 - 2016)

An Act to protect electronic privacy

By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1531) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy. The Judiciary.

Bill Information

Presenter:
Sarah K. Peake

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to protect the privacy of personal electronic information, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Cosponsors

Name District/Address
Sarah K. Peake 4th Barnstable
Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. 12th Hampden
Chris Walsh 6th Middlesex
Timothy R. Madden Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket
Jay R. Kaufman 15th Middlesex
Ann-Margaret Ferrante 5th Essex
Carolyn C. Dykema 8th Middlesex
Brian M. Ashe 2nd Hampden
Michael J. Rodrigues First Bristol and Plymouth
Jason M. Lewis Fifth Middlesex
Marjorie C. Decker 25th Middlesex
Tricia Farley-Bouvier 3rd Berkshire
John W. Scibak 2nd Hampshire
Tackey Chan 2nd Norfolk
Louis L. Kafka 8th Norfolk
Jonathan Hecht 29th Middlesex
Jennifer E. Benson 37th Middlesex
Dennis A. Rosa 4th Worcester
Jose F. Tosado 9th Hampden
Jonathan D. Zlotnik 2nd Worcester
Kenneth I. Gordon 21st Middlesex
Paul W. Mark 2nd Berkshire
Bradley H. Jones, Jr. 20th Middlesex
Josh S. Cutler 6th Plymouth
Daniel J. Hunt 13th Suffolk
Steven S. Howitt 4th Bristol
Angelo M. Scaccia 14th Suffolk
Peter V. Kocot 1st Hampshire
Keiko M. Orrall 12th Bristol
Ellen Story 3rd Hampshire
Cory Atkins 14th Middlesex
Jay D. Livingstone 8th Suffolk
Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. 26th Middlesex
Michael J. Finn 6th Hampden
Ruth B. Balser 12th Middlesex
Mary S. Keefe 15th Worcester
Paul McMurtry 11th Norfolk
Lori A. Ehrlich 8th Essex
Leonard Mirra 2nd Essex
Gailanne M. Cariddi 1st Berkshire
James M. Cantwell 4th Plymouth
David M. Rogers 24th Middlesex
Thomas J. Calter 12th Plymouth
James B. Eldridge Middlesex and Worcester
William M. Straus 10th Bristol
Alice Hanlon Peisch 14th Norfolk
James J. Lyons, Jr. 18th Essex
Michael D. Brady Second Plymouth and Bristol
Diana DiZoglio 14th Essex
Danielle W. Gregoire 4th Middlesex
Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr. 28th Middlesex
Kevin G. Honan 17th Suffolk
Barbara A. L'Italien Second Essex and Middlesex
James J. O'Day 14th Worcester
Tom Sannicandro 7th Middlesex
Denise Provost 27th Middlesex
Edward F. Coppinger 10th Suffolk
Linda Dorcena Forry First Suffolk
Timothy R. Whelan 1st Barnstable
Patricia A. Haddad 5th Bristol
Daniel J. Ryan 2nd Suffolk
Colleen M. Garry 36th Middlesex
Kay Khan 11th Middlesex
Stephen Kulik 1st Franklin
Bruce E. Tarr First Essex and Middlesex
Aaron Michlewitz 3rd Suffolk
Byron Rushing 9th Suffolk
Sean Garballey 23rd Middlesex
John F. Keenan Norfolk and Plymouth
Gloria L. Fox 7th Suffolk
Randy Hunt 5th Barnstable
Jeffrey N. Roy 10th Norfolk
Aaron Vega 5th Hampden
Joseph D. McKenna 18th Worcester
Denise C. Garlick 13th Norfolk
James Arciero 2nd Middlesex
William Smitty Pignatelli 4th Berkshire
Frank I. Smizik 15th Norfolk
Leah Cole 12th Essex
Kate Hogan 3rd Middlesex
Brian R. Mannal 2nd Barnstable
Anne M. Gobi Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex
Daniel M. Donahue 16th Worcester
Kevin J. Kuros 8th Worcester
Antonio F. D. Cabral 13th Bristol
Steven Ultrino 33rd Middlesex
Stephen L. DiNatale 3rd Worcester
Benjamin Swan 11th Hampden
Nicholas A. Boldyga 3rd Hampden
Michael S. Day 31st Middlesex
Brendan P. Crighton 11th Essex
John J. Mahoney 13th Worcester
Peter J. Durant 6th Worcester
Elizabeth A. Malia 11th Suffolk
Paul R. Heroux 2nd Bristol
David K. Muradian, Jr. 9th Worcester
Bradford R. Hill 4th Essex
Claire D. Cronin 11th Plymouth
F. Jay Barrows 1st Bristol
Harold P. Naughton, Jr. 12th Worcester

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