Skip to Content
The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative James M. Kelcourse Served 2015 - 2022 Republican - 1st Essex

Photo of  James M. Kelcourse
  james.kelcourse@mahouse.gov

State House

District Office

Phone:
978-465-1777
Follow In My Legislature Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
  SD.3052 By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ryan C. Fattman, Patrick M. O'Connor, Bruce E. Tarr and Bradley H. Jones, Jr. for legislation to provide tax relief to Massachusetts residents. Revenue.
  SD.3053 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Ryan C. Fattman, Patrick M. O'Connor and Bradley H. Jones, Jr. for legislation to establish a commuter tax credit. Revenue.
  SD.3054 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Ryan C. Fattman, Patrick M. O'Connor and Bradley H. Jones, Jr. for legislation to improve the access and affordability of electric vehicles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.130  HD.1440 By Representatives Meschino of Hull and Tucker of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 130) of Joan Meschino, Paul F. Tucker and others for legislation to establish a comprehensive statewide policy concerning streaming entertainment services and the recovery of municipal costs for the management and maintenance of digital infrastructure. Advanced Information Technology, the Internet and Cybersecurity.
H.237  HD.1400 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 237) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to increase the rate of reimbursement for certain human services providers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.266  HD.1257 By Messrs. Roy of Franklin and Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 266) of Jeffrey N. Roy, Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a loan repayment program for certain human service workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.286  HD.456 By Representatives Gentile of Sudbury and Sabadosa of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 286) of Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and others relative to authorizing municipalities to expend certain funds for the acquisition of land to be used for rail trails. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.348  SD.1303 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 348) of Eric P. Lesser, Anne M. Gobi, Jack Patrick Lewis, John Cronin and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand the capacity of career technical schools. Education.
S.357  SD.470 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 357) of Jason M. Lewis, Kate Lipper-Garabedian, Jack Patrick Lewis, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation relative increase student access to career technical education schools and programs which are aligned with regional labor market needs. Education.
H.610  HD.59 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 610) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to requiring instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of defibrillators for high school graduation. Education.
H.640  HD.1207 By Mrs. Kane of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 640) of Hannah Kane and others for legislation to establish a task force (including members of the General Court) to review existing state mandates placed on public schools and districts. Education.
H.666  HD.1435 By Mr. Moran of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 666) of Frank A. Moran and others relative to career technical schools and programs. Education.
H.692  HD.1167 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 692) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others relative to requiring instruction on the Holocaust and genocide in public schools. Education.
H.699  HD.3123 By Mr. Scanlon of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 699) of Adam J. Scanlon and others relative to vocational education. Education.
H.714  HD.1161 By Mr. Vargas of Haverhill, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 714) of Andres X. Vargas and others relative to universal school meals and requiring schools to promote the supplemental nutrition assistance program to families. Education.
H.897  HD.1625 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 897) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the labeling of flushable wipes. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.904  HD.1458 By Representatives Ehrlich of Marblehead and Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 904) of Lori A. Ehrlich, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others relative to the enforcement of illegal hunting practices. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.926  HD.458 By Mr. Gentile of Sudbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 926) of Carmine Lawrence Gentile and others relative to pesticide products eligible for use on the outdoor grounds of schools, child care centers or school age child care programs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.965  HD.1592 By Mr. Lewis of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 965) of Jack Patrick Lewis and others for legislation to prohibit the sale of fur products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.1123  SD.2228 By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1123) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Steven G. Xiarhos, Bruce E. Tarr and Michael O. Moore for legislation to empower and protect survivors of domestic violence. The Judiciary.
S.1131  SD.25 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1131) of Bruce E. Tarr, James M. Kelcourse, Bradford Hill, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote pet safety aka Crawford's Law. The Judiciary.
H.1331  HD.3072 By Representatives Garballey of Arlington and Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1331) of Sean Garballey, Patricia A. Haddad and others for legislation to create higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism, and other developmental disabilities. Higher Education.
S.1389  SD.252 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1389) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Edward F. Coppinger, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve food allergy awareness. Public Health.
H.1407  HD.883 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1407) of Kevin G. Honan, James M. Murphy and Harriette L. Chandler for legislation to prevent and respond to bullying of elderly and disabled residents. Housing.
H.1434  HD.3030 By Messrs. Moran of Lawrence and Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1434) of Frank A. Moran, Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to establish ongoing stabilization of the housing market for renters and homeowners during the COVID-19 emergency and recovery. Housing.
S.1494  SD.1120 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1494) of Michael O. Moore, Jack Patrick Lewis, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Brian W. Murray and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to chemicals in food packaging. Public Health.
H.1559  HD.924 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Lesser, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1559) of Lori A. Ehrlich, Eric P. Lesser and Brian M. Ashe relative to uniform partition of heirs property. The Judiciary.
H.1819  HD.1653 By Ms. Nguyen of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1819) of Tram T. Nguyen and others for legislation to reform the hate crime statutes. The Judiciary.
H.1824  HD.2845 By Representatives Nguyen of Andover and Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1824) of Tram T. Nguyen, Bradford Hill and others relative to convicted animal abusers. The Judiciary.
H.1837  HD.1047 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1837) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., and others relative to civil penalties for the disposal of trash or garbage from motor vehicles. The Judiciary.
S.1897  SD.172 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1897) of Eric P. Lesser, Patrick M. O'Connor, Jason M. Lewis, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide financial relief to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Revenue.
S.1973  SD.1592 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1973) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Jason M. Lewis, Joan B. Lovely, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to advance and promote genocide education. Revenue.
H.2180  HD.1215 By Representatives Kane of Shrewsbury and Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2180) of Hannah Kane, James Arciero and others for legislation to require that fiscal notes be attached to legislation providing unfunded mandates on municipal governments. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.2227  HD.1620 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2227) of Ruth B. Balser, Sarah K. Peake and Lindsay N. Sabadosa relative to the monitoring and operation of nuclear reactors. Public Health.
H.2230  HD.2696 By Representatives Barber of Somerville and Connolly of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2230) of Christine P. Barber, Mike Connolly and others for legislation to improve outdoor and indoor air quality for communities exposed to transportation pollution. Public Health.
S.2265  SD.2315 By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2265) of Joseph A. Boncore, Harriette L. Chandler, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Steven C. Owens and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a New Deal for Transportation in the Commonwealth. Transportation.
H.2348  HD.2071 By Mr. Lewis of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2348) of Jack Patrick Lewis and others for legislation to ban the use of certain chemicals in food packaging. Public Health.
H.2381  HD.1456 By Messrs. O'Day of West Boylston and Mahoney of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2381) of James J. O'Day, John J. Mahoney and others relative to end of life options. Public Health.
S.2525  Senate, September 13, 2021 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 370) of Michael O. Moore, John C. Velis and Eric P. Lesser for legislation to establish a hate crimes grant program; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1973) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Jason M. Lewis, Joan B. Lovely, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation to advance and promote genocide education; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 563) of Michael S. Day and others relative to the establishment of a grant program for the education and prevention of hate crimes and incidences of bias in public schools; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 692) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others relative to requiring instruction on the Holocaust and genocide in public schools, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2525) (Representative Pease of Westfield dissenting).
H.2547  HD.326 By Mr. Xiarhos of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2547) of Steven G. Xiarhos and others relative to providing for the care and transportation of police dogs injured in the line of duty. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.2557  Senate, October 14, 2021 -- The committee on Senate Ways and Means, to whom was referred the Senate Bill concerning genocide education (Senate, No. 2525),- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft with the same title (Senate, No. 2557).
S.2614  Senate, January 10, 2022 -- The committee on Public Health, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1389) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Edward F. Coppinger, Carmine Lawrence Gentile, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve food allergy awareness; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4214) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Carmine Lawrence Gentile relative to food allergy awareness, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2614).
S.2741  SD.2774 By Ms. DiZoglio, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2741) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Diana DiZoglio, James M. Kelcourse, Bruce E. Tarr and Lenny Mirra for legislation relative to the Salisbury Beach Preservation Trust Fund. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.2749  Senate, March 10, 2022 -- The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 308) of John Cronin for legislation for  equitable workforce development; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 348) of Eric P. Lesser, Anne M. Gobi, Jack Patrick Lewis, John Cronin and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand the capacity of career technical schools; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 350) of Eric P. Lesser, Rebecca L. Rausch and Carol A. Doherty for legislation to expand dual enrollment for high school students in Gateway Cities; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 351) of Eric P. Lesser, Hannah Kane, Bruce E. Tarr, Brendan P. Crighton and others for legislation to expand high school student access to earn industry recognized credentials; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 357) of Jason M. Lewis, Kate Lipper-Garabedian, Jack Patrick Lewis, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation relative increase student access to career technical education schools and programs which are aligned with regional labor market needs, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2749).
H.2808  HD.1794 By Representative Zlotnik of Gardner and Senator Velis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2808) of Jonathan D. Zlotnik, John C. Velis and others relative to providing a COVID-19 retirement credit to essential public-sector workers. Public Service.
S.2893  Senate, June 9, 2022 -- The committee on Public Health, to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1494) of Michael O. Moore, Jack Patrick Lewis, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Brian W. Murray and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to chemicals in food packaging, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2893).
H.3056  HD.1008 By Mr. Scanlon of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3056) of Adam J. Scanlon and others relative to exempting certain veterans from the motor vehicle excise tax. Revenue.
H.3336  HD.3679 By Mr. Madaro of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3336) of Adrian C. Madaro and others relative to energy facilities siting reform to address environmental justice, climate, and public health. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3376  HD.2035 By Representatives Ehrlich of Marblehead and Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3376) of Lori A. Ehrlich, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the use of elephants, big cats, primates, giraffes, and bears in traveling exhibits and shows. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3379  HD.1211 By Representatives Kane of Shrewsbury and Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3379) of Hannah Kane, Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the creation of a women's rights history trail. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3991  HD.4206 By Mr. Hawkins of Attleboro, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James K. Hawkins and others relative to pesticides. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.4120  HD.4418 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to library access to electronic books and digital audiobooks. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.4144  HD.3796 By Ms. Nguyen of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4144) of Tram T. Nguyen and others relative to further testing after combined sewage overflow events. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.4442  An Act further regulating the enforcement of illegal hunting practices
H.4542  An Act to increase student access to career technical education schools and programs which are aligned with regional labor market needs
H.4555  An Act relative to the creation of a women's rights history trail
H.4600  An Act relative to pesticides
H.4673  An Act authorizing the conveyance of certain state property to the town of Salisbury
H.4695  An Act creating higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism, and other developmental disabilities.
H.4820  An Act to ban the use of PFAS in food packaging
H.4871  An Act authorizing the city of Newburyport to continue the employment of police officer Charles Vorderis
H.4931  An Act relative to pesticides
H.5084  An Act incorporating the public health lessons learned from the Fukushima nuclear disaster
H.5085  An Act to improve outdoor and indoor air quality for communities burdened by transportation pollution
H.5150  An Act authorizing the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance to convey a certain parcel of land to the town of Salisbury
H.1012  HD.1522 By Mr. Soter of Bellingham (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1012) of Azita Sharif for legislation to enhance food traceability and promote local farms. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. This bill is by request. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.