Colleen M. Garry 186th (2009 - 2010) Representative

D Dracut
Colleen M. Garry


State House
Room 238
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2380
Fax: 617-722-2847
Bill Docket Bill Title
S.90 SD991 For legislation relative to community preservation
S.102 SD870 For legislation to establish the Massachusetts Capital Partnership Program
S.129 SD2025 For legislation to improve data security
H.152 HD997 Relative to spouses under the definition of family members serving as paid caregivers
H.153 HD1040 That the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Secretary of Education in meeting the needs of children with autism spectrum disorder collaborate with parents of children with autism
H.154 HD1071 Relative to the humane treatment of disabled persons
H.155 HD1109 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of services that support individuals with autistic spectrum disorders
H.156 HD1155 Relative to establishing a pilot program for adults with Asperger syndrome and other autism spectrum disorders
S.269 SD1776 For legislation to amend regional school transportation funding
S.323 SD852 For legislation relative to dementia special care units in long-term care facilities.
S.391 SD1001 For legislation to establish a 0% interest program for the state revolving loan fund for water and sewer projects and establishing 3:1 leveraging for such projects.
H.445 HD309 For legislation to provide for reimbursement to cities and towns for extraordinary special education costs
H.459 HD1023 Relative to special education reimbursements for in district students
H.460 HD1049 For legislation to provide greater financial cost share of special education to sending districts under the special education circuit breaker
S.464 SD462 For legislation to mandate insurance coverage for bone mass measurement testing for the diagnosis of osteoporosis
S.465 SD509 For legislation providing breast cancer patient protection
H.479 HD776 For legislation to provide parity for local public school tuition payments for Commonwealth charter schools
H.480 HD2705 Relative to third party payments to school committees
H.481 HD3317 Relative to special education placement decisions
S.567 SD1257 For legislation relative to the hemophilia advisory committee
H.603 HD4313 For the development and implemention of a statewide silver alert system to be activated on behalf of missing senior citizens
H.618 HD1126 For legislation to grant a tax credit for persons hiring employees with autism spectrum disorders
S.651 SD1202 For legislation to insure affordable housing in perpetuity
S.666 SD1309 For legislation to preserve publicly assisted affordable housing
H.745 HD250 That the Department of Fish and Game conduct a pilot program to determine ways of achieving a balanced beaver population
S.791 SD1115 For legislation relative to municipal borrowing
H.888 HD739 Relative to appeals of motor vehicle insurance surcharges
H.915 HD3709 Relative to insurance coverage and standards of treatment of persons with bleeding disorders
H.1031 HD3944 For legislation to provide insurance coverage for magnetic resonance imaging for certain persons for the detection of breast cancer
H.1050 HD2984 For an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the safety and security of deposits made by public entities including the Commonwealth, towns, counties, districts and regional school districts
H.1096 HD3684 Relative to primary stroke designation hospitals
S.1143 SD1204 For legislation relative to eligibility for state group health insurance
S.1351 SD1123 For legislation relative to tax deductions for student activities and athletics fees
S.1379 SD1762 For legislation to stabilize neighborhoods
H.1423 HD2504 Relative to the punishment of habitual offenders convicted in the courts of the Commonwealth
H.1481 HD727 Relative to designating the law library of the J. Michael Ruane Judicial Center in the city of Salem as the Samuel E. Zoll Building
S.1488 SD303 For legislation relative to water meter testing fees
H.1499 HD1553 For legislation to include animals in abuse prevention orders
S.1543 SD129 For legislation relative to double poles.
S.1548 SD160 For legislation to further protect victims from sexually dangerous persons
S.1615 SD449 For legislation relate to liability of health professionals in emergency response
S.1657 SD1604 For legislation relative to costs of appeals by the Commonwealth
H.1670 HD1037 Relative to information provided to women seeking abortions
S.1692 SD1780 For legislation to clarify penalties for violations occurring while driving with a hardship license
S.1694 SD1978 For legislation relative to victims rights
H.1699 HD1276 Relative to shared custody of minor children of divorced or separated parents
H.1763 HD867 For legislation to regulate the use and possession of marijuana in schools, businesses and public locations
S.1789 SD1878 For legislation relative to dangerous weapons
S.1804 SD1686 For legislation to permit the setting of both cash bail and pretrial conditions in domestic violence matters
S.1957 SD1833 For legislation relative to regional transit authorities
S.1965 SD621 For legislation to verify the effectiveness of flagmen
H.2098 HD1932 Relative to the treatment of blood disorders
H.2136 HD1215 For legislation to require external defibrillators in public schools
H.2143 HD1854 Relative to prohibiting advertising by pharmaceutical companies
H.2150 HD2025 For legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the MassHealth program
H.2211 HD303 For legislation to establish a fire equipment grant program
H.2611 HD2826 For legislation to increase to seven hundred dollars the benefit provided to veterans upon retirement from public service
H.2685 HD3225 For legislation to provide for an income tax credit for expenditures for the design, construction, repair or replacement of failed cesspool or septic systems
H.2719 HD914 That recipients of the Purple Heart medal be exempt from imposition of the motor vehicle excise tax
H.2753 HD2354 Relative to sales and excise tax exemptions for disabled veterans
H.3120 HD334 Relative to utility pole replacement
H.3183 HD3701 That the Registrar of Motor Vehicles be authorized to issue a distinctive "Support Our Troops" registration plate
H.3190 HD924 Relative to the issuance of motor vehicle registration plates to recipients of the Bronze Star medal
H.3401 HD3174 For legislation to provide tuition and fee waivers for members of the National Guard and veterans
H.3402 HD3188 For legislation to exempt veterans from the payment of hunting and fishing license fees
H.3403 HD3248 Relative to veteran annuity benefits for surviving spouses of veterans
H.3404 HD1363 For legislation to protect graves of veterans
H.3421 HD1282 For legislation to improve the personal care attendant program
H.3425 HD1163 Relative to the use of credit cards at gasoline stations
H.3476 HD819 Relative to establishing a board of registration in naturopathy and further regulating naturopathic health care
H.3543 HD262 Relative to the issuance of "Support the Troops" motor vehicle registration plates
H.3568 HD2265 For legislation to encourage licensed social workers to work in child welfare and human services programs
H.3573 HD1557 For legislation to preserve publicly assisted affordable housing
H.3766 HD2733 Relative to the use of double electric utility poles
H.3792 HD2742 Relative to veterans burial benefits
H.3803 HD1117 Relative to establishing a three year phase in of transportation costs into the special education circuit breaker.
H.3804 HD1180 For legislation to control bullying of children with autism spectrum disorder
H.3809 HD984 Relative to insurance coverage for autism
H.3834 HD1080 For legislation to establish an elderly persons tax relief outreach program for the purposes of assisting elderly residents
H.3844 HD1097 That the Registrar of Motor Vehicles be authorized to issue distinctive registration plates indicating support for an autism trust fund
H.4068 HD3954 Relative to establishing and regulating resort-style casinos, gaming and entertainment in the Commonwealth
H.4077 HD1057 That the Department of Education be directed to publish certain information relative to charter schools
H.4078 HD1064 Relative to regulating the charter school process
H.4079 HD1090 For legislation to reimburse cities and towns for certain special education transportation costs
H.4730 HD4869 For legislation to restrict calllers from using certain automatic dialing devices for sending informaion to subscribers of telephone services

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator and Attorney

Education & Public Service

  • Dracut Public Schools
  • University of Lowell, B.S.
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D.
  • Dracut Democratic Town Committee
  • Massachusetts House 1995 - present
Thirty-sixth Middlesex, Consisting of Dracut; Tyngsborough.