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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative James M. Cantwell Served 2009 - 2018 Democrat - 4th Plymouth

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  James.Cantwell@mahouse.gov

State House

24 Beacon St.
Room 136
Boston, MA, 02133
Phone:
617-722-2396
Fax:
617-626-0835
Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
  HD.4441 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Peter J. Durant and others for legislation to authorize school bus drivers to administer epinephrine. Public Health.
  HD.4504 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to death benefits for police officers and firefighters. Public Service.
H.102  HD.273 By Representatives Bradley of Hingham and Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 102) of Garrett J. Bradley, Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others for legislation to ensure that independent repair facilities in the Commonwealth have access to information related to the proper and complete diagnosis, service and repair of motor vehicles. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.159  SD.482 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 159) of Robert L. Hedlund and James M. Cantwell for legislation relative to food produced from cloned animals. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.255  HD.486 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 255) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to establishing standards for restoring and maintaining stream flows, water levels and hydrologic regimes that protect natural aquatic life in rivers and streams. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.313  SD.1836 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 313) of Anthony W. Petruccelli, Cory Atkins, Stanley C. Rosenberg, Carlo Basile and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish risk-based audits of election results. Election Laws.
H.321  HD.175 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 321) of John W. Scibak and others relative to insurance coverage for craniofacial disorders. Financial Services.
H.323  HD.249 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley and Senator Chandler, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 323) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others for legislation relative to financial services contracts for dental benefits corporations. Financial Services.
S.397  SD.1411 By Mr. Tolman, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 397) of Naughton, Ashe, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation for a healthy Massachusetts: safer alternatives to toxic chemicals [Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture].
H.423  HD.373 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 423) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo, Sheila C. Harrington and James M. Cantwell relative to prohibiting theft or embezzlement from nonprofit or charitable organizations. The Judiciary.
H.426  HD.389 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 426) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to mandatory sentences for assaults on a law enforcement officers. The Judiciary.
H.430  HD.492 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 430) of James J. Dwyer and others relative to the membership of the Parole Board and reporting requirements. The Judiciary.
H.431  HD.493 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 431) of James J. Dwyer and others relative to parole board procedures. The Judiciary.
H.589  HD.390 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 589) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo, Sheila C. Harrington and James M. Cantwell relative to oxycontin and other Schedule II controlled substances. Public Health.
S.596  SD.481 By Mr. Hedlund, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 596) of Cantwell, Knapik, Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to affordable housing built near wetlands [Joint Committee on Housing].
S.598  SD.489 By Mr. Hedlund, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 598) of Cantwell, Knapik, Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation realtive to the oversight of affordable housing developments [Joint Committee on Housing].
S.655  SD.228 By Mr. Brewer, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 655) of Spilka, deMacedo, Pignatelli and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to animals [Joint Committee on the Judiciary].
S.665  SD.107 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 665) of Gale D. Candaras, Steven M. Walsh, John V. Fernandes, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform and improve alimony [Joint Committee on the Judiciary].
S.686  SD.1796 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 686) of Katherine M. Clark, Cory Atkins, James M. Cantwell, James J. Dwyer and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide protection from child enticement. The Judiciary.
S.786  SD.335 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 786) of Robert L. Hedlund, Thomas J. Calter, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Timothy R. Madden and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent farm animal cruelty. The Judiciary.
S.869  SD.1671 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 869) of Karen E. Spilka, Theodore C. Speliotis, Thomas P. Kennedy, Michael J. Finn and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the Commonwealth's residents from identity theft. The Judiciary.
S.917  SD.1696 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 917) of Katherine M. Clark, Frank I. Smizik and James M. Cantwell for legislation to strengthen wage enforcement. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.930  SD.189 By Ms. Jehlen , a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 930) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Susan C. Fargo, Marty Walz, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish paid sick days. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.932  HD.292 By Mr. Naughton, Jr. of Clinton, petition (accompanied by Bill, House, No. 00932) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. relative to the issuance of special license plates for veterans. Joint Committee on Transportation.
H.988  HD.1891 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator DiDomenico, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 988) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to improve economic opportunities for low and moderate income households and other residents. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.1019  SD.574 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1019) of James B. Eldridge, Stephen Kulik, Paul J. Donato, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to comprehensive land use reform and partnership. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1212  HD.1039 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1212) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others for legislation to establish an advisory commission on motor vehicle body repair labor rates for the purpose of implementing insurance reforms. Financial Services.
H.1393  HD.1899 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1393) of Linda Dorcena Forry, John A. Hart and others for legislation to establish a "right to know" policy for certain temporary employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1398  HD.1620 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1398) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to require employers to grant a minimum number of paid sick leave days for all employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1469  HD.1641 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1469) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to the establishment of a nursing advisory board within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Public Health.
H.1506  HD.1294 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1506) of James J. O'Day and others relative to prohibiting mandatory overtime for certain health care workers. Public Health.
H.1548  HD.1296 By Mr. Atsalis of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1548) of Demetrius J. Atsalis and James M. Cantwell relative to the sales of knives used as weapons. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1654  HD.1037 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1654) of Martin J. Walsh and others for legislation to clarify the terms of certain public employee collective bargaining agreements. Public Service.
S.1655  SD.1587 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1655) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Bruce E. Tarr, Thomas M. Stanley, Richard T. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to require electrical service restoration in the event of a disruption. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1706  SD.479 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1706) of Robert L. Hedlund, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, James M. Murphy, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the treatment of elephants. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.1818  SD.493 By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1818) of John Hart, Jr., James T. Welch, David T. Vieira, James M. Cantwell and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to fuel and shelter benefits for veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1825  SD.1525 By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1825) of John Hart, Jr., Todd M. Smola, Sal N. DiDomenico, Richard T. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to train and certify veterans service officers and agents. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1851  SD.361 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1851) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Michael F. Rush, Steven M. Walsh, Paul McMurtry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Alcohol Beverages Control Commission. [COMMITTEE].
H.1980  HD.2006 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1980) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to authorize local boards of registrars to perform random audits of election results in precincts. Election Laws.
S.2012  SD.2074 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) of Bruce E. Tarr, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Robert L. Hedlund, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote motor vehicle safety. The Judiciary.
S.2027  SD.2073 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2027) of Thomas P. Kennedy, Bruce E. Tarr, Richard T. Moore, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to real estate tax abatements. Revenue.
H.2065  HD.2754 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2065) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to health insurance policies requirements to provide coverage for the treatment of children with cleft lips and palates. Financial Services.
S.2124  SD.2160 By Mr. Moore, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12 and Senate Rule 20) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2124) of Richard T. Moore, Kenneth J. Donnelly, John Hart, Jr., Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to reduction of property tax liability for veterans. Revenue.
S.2137  SD.2181 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2137) of Robert L. Hedlund and James M. Cantwell (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the transfer of land in Marshfield. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2139  HD.2383 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2139) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to investigations of correctional officers. The Judiciary.
H.2163  HD.2184 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2163) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to enhance safety and security in courthouses. The Judiciary.
H.2234  HD.2220 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2234) of Kay Khan and others relative to safe pregnancies and related health care for female inmates. The Judiciary.
H.2348  HD.2636 By Ms. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2348) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to optometric patient care. Public Health.
H.2350  HD.2974 By Representative Hogan of Stow and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2350) of Karen E. Spilka, Kate Hogan and others relative to the release of a body by the medical examiner to a person charged with an offense which resulted in the death of the deceased. Public Health.
H.2368  HD.2068 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2368) of Kay Khan and others relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
H.2411  HD.2152 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2411) of Garrett J. Bradley and others for legislation to provide retirement options for nonprofit organizations. Public Service.
H.2700  HD.3499 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2700) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to authorize the issuance of annual licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises to operators of catering businesses. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.2840  HD.3345 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2840) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the liability of farmers' markets. The Judiciary.
H.3051  HD.3020 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3051) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to establish natural gas leak classification standards and requirements for operator clean up of natural gas leaks. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3053  HD.3122 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3053) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to natural gas pipeline safety and transparency. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3059  HD.3310 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3059) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to addressing the removal of double utility poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3225  HD.3397 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3225) of Paul McMurtry and James M. Cantwell relative to the sale of second-hand motor vehicles. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3229  HD.3366 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3229) of James Arciero and others relative to the registration of certain sex offenders. The Judiciary.
H.3277  HD.2012 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3277) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to the servicing of loans by mortgage providers. Financial Services.
H.3279  HD.2015 By Messrs. Brady of Brockton and Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3279) of Michael D. Brady and others for legislation to increase the penalties for assault and battery upon public employees. The Judiciary.
H.3307  HD.1824 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3307) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to the training and certification of veteran service agents. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3330  HD.1300 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3330) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to the criminal penalties for organized retail theft. The Judiciary.
H.3542  HD.1444 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3542) of Cory Atkins and others for legislation to provide that cytologic screenings performed at the same time as annual physical examinations be separately billed by health care providers and paid by insurers. Financial Services.
H.3546  HD.1448 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3546) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to freelancers in the definition of employees under the labor laws. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.3557  HD.3363 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3557) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to providing tax deductions for certain school supply expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers. Revenue.
H.3709  HD.3983 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3709) of Robert M. Koczera and others relative to the designation of veterans status on licenses and identification cards issued by the Registry of Motor Vehicles . Transportation.
H.3766  HD.3958 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to the crime of failing to notify law enforcement officials of a missing or deceased child. The Judiciary.
H.3858  HD.4133 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William M. Straus and others for legislation to prohibit commercial solicitation to mobile electronic devices. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3890  HD.4144 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to create stabilization funds for special education costs. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.3962  HD.3853 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation to require drivers employed by companies transporting students to submit to alcohol and drug testing. Transportation.
H.3975  HD.4151 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.4007  HD.4293 By Messrs. Brodeur of Melrose and Parisella, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, House, No. [BILL NUMBER]) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to employment for members of the armed forces returning from active duty. House Rules.
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.