Elizabeth A. Poirier 186th (2009 - 2010) Second Assistant Minority Leader

R North Attleborough
Elizabeth A. Poirier


State House
Room 124
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2100
Fax: 617-626-0108
District Office
53 Ledgebrook Drive
North Attleboro, MA 02760
Phone: 508-695-3296
Bill Docket Bill Title
S.40 SD1392 For legislation relative to foster youth who remain in the care of the Department of Children and Families after they attain eighteen years of age
S.41 SD400 For legislation relative to educational stability for foster children
H.108 HD1943 Relative to pandemic preparation and response in the Commonwealth
H.121 HD3228 For legislation to establish a substance screening program within the Department of Transitional Assistance
H.147 HD1341 Relative to the posting of nutrition information containing product content in close proximity to vending machines on school property
H.152 HD997 Relative to spouses under the definition of family members serving as paid caregivers
H.198 HD1507 Relative to price marking of food and grocery items
H.258 HD1146 Relative to establishing the victims of violent crimes lottery fund
H.259 HD1583 Relative to consumer identity verification prior to the issuance of credit cards
H.260 HD3575 For legislation to authorize organizations to employ certain persons to conduct raffles and bazaars
H.282 HD1821 For legislation to protect the rights of consumers in motor vehicle repair transactions
S.304 SD1695 For legislation relative to residents of nursing and assisted living facilities
H.307 HD3774 For legislaton to consolidate the Massachusetts identification card and the liquor purchase identification card
H.328 HD881 For legislation to regulate the record-keeping procedures of scrap metal dealers
H.334 HD3176 Relative to the installation of slot machines at race tracks
S.337 SD1829 For legislation relative to campaign acccounts of judges
H.338 HD1597 Relative to the student entrepreneurial development and economic investment fund
H.351 HD3229 For legislation to direct the Department of Education to include a course in civics as a high school graduation requirement
H.367 HD904 For legislation to regulate contributions by the city and the towns for operation of the Southeastern Regional School District
H.410 HD1823 For legislation to require instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of automatic external defibrillators for high school graduation
H.432 HD775 Providing for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to improving SAT scores for public school students
H.433 HD783 Relative to the renewal of charter schools
H.434 HD792 Relative to underperforming charter schools
H.435 HD822 Relative to classroom materials
H.436 HD873 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to improving the teacher licensure process
H.437 HD882 Relative to requiring parental notification and consent prior to implementing curriculum concerning human sexuality
H.438 HD890 For legislation to dedicate a certain percentage of appropriations for public educational services in the Commonwealth
H.439 HD893 That the public schools of the Commonwealth be directed to provide safety measures for students using the Internet
H.440 HD1132 Relative to school bullying prevention
H.441 HD1189 Relative to the readmittance of students to school after exclusionon
S.442 SD1912 For legislation for a healthy Massachusetts: safer alternatives to toxic chemicals
H.442 HD1306 Relative to the filing of school design plans to the chiefs of fire departments and police departments to promote school safety
S.523 SD421 For legislation to provide health insurance coverage for scalp hair prosthesis
H.535 HD1302 For a legislative Amendment to the Constitution to establish an independent redistricting commission and criteria for redistricting for state House, Senate, and Councilor districts
H.544 HD3733 For the development and implemention of a statewide silver alert system to be activated on behalf of missing senior citizens
H.585 HD788 Relative to overseas absentee voting
H.586 HD813 Relative to the voting procedures of presidential electors
H.587 HD884 For legislation to require photo-identification for persons voting in elections
H.588 HD1178 For a legislative amendment to the Constitution authorizing the General Court to provide for absentee voting by any voter
H.589 HD1293 Establishing an independent redistricting commission and criteria for redistricting for Congressional districts
H.590 HD1336 Relative to campaign finance reports
H.591 HD1405 Relative to electioneering communications and independent expenditures
H.592 HD1491 For legislation to prohibit campaign contributions by political action committees
H.593 HD1509 Relative to campaign financing and reporting
H.594 HD1512 Establishing a cap on candidates' committees campaign funds
H.603 HD4313 For the development and implemention of a statewide silver alert system to be activated on behalf of missing senior citizens
H.624 HD238 For legislation to allow the non-profit corporation Home of the Brave, Inc., to construct and operate public homes for veterans
H.645 HD1531 Relative to joint fundraising by candidates for political office
H.646 HD3903 Relative to requiring the disclosure of expenditures by certain sub-vendors under the election laws
H.666 HD1014 Relative to the formation of regional town committees in areas where organization of individual town committees are unorganized upon written request of the state committees of political parties
H.667 HD1769 For a legislative amendment to the Constitution to change the length of term for Representatives and Senators from two years to four years
H.750 HD715 Relative to the protection of wetlands under certain ordinances or by-laws in cities and towns
H.752 HD886 Relative to ice rinks owned by the Commonwealth
H.753 HD888 Relative to golf courses owned by the Commonwealth
H.757 HD3093 For legislation to promote safe alternatives to toxic chemicals
H.817 HD2485 Relative to establishing a trail maintenance program within the Department of Conservation and Recreation
H.847 HD2945 Relative to exempting cities and towns from fees from the Massachusetts Oil and Hazardous Material Release Prevention and Response Act
H.888 HD739 Relative to appeals of motor vehicle insurance surcharges
H.924 HD883 Relative to the equitable assessment of banking fees imposed on accounts for personal, family or household purposes
H.925 HD885 Relative to motor vehicle insurance surcharges
H.926 HD967 For legislation to provide for reductions in motor vehicle insurance charges for certain public transit users
H.927 HD1693 Relative to short term insurance
H.930 HD3426 Relative to the health insurance of children of divorced parents
H.931 HD3429 Relative to in-patient care for mastectomies
H.932 HD3447 That health insurance policies be required to provide coverage for the treatment of children with cleft lips and palates
H.940 HD1772 Relative to health insurance for human service providers and their employees
H.1073 HD1575 For legislation to postpone implementation of minimum health coverage requirements
H.1074 HD1588 Providing for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to managed care in the Commonwealth
H.1075 HD1622 For legislation to establish a state pharmacy council to coordinate agencies in lowering prescription drug costs
H.1080 HD646 Relative to coupons of manufacturers submitted to health care insurers
H.1095 HD2209 Relative to creating a special commission on institutional long term care services
S.1103 SD284 For legislation relative to teachers' retirement credits for parochial schools
H.1147 HD4345 Relative to GPS monitoring during pretrial probation
H.1223 HD771 Relative to the withholding of rents and the establishment of rent escrow accounts by tenants for code violations by landlords
H.1224 HD795 For legislation to expedite the permitting process for housing
H.1225 HD815 Relative to affordable housing and the preservation of community water resources
H.1226 HD817 That cities and towns be authorized to increase the density of property zoned for residential usage to provide additional affordable housing units
H.1227 HD853 For legislation to further regulate certain restrictions on housing development or building permits under zoning ordinances in cities and towns
H.1228 HD887 Relative to affordable housing and group homes in the Commonwealthth
H.1232 HD1191 For legislation to protect tenants in foreclosed properties from evictions
H.1246 HD3713 For legislation to protect certain students and clients of public or private institutions from inappropriate sexual contact by employees
H.1248 HD3939 For legislation to increase the penalties imposed for rape of mentally retarded persons
H.1277 HD3341 Relative to the penalties for underage alcohol consumption
H.1311 HD911 Relative to penalties for breaking and entering a firearm retail wholesaler or manufacturer
S.1331 SD1932 For legislation to establish the local aidstabilization fund
H.1342 HD880 Relative to the penalties for the use or manufacture of hidden compartments for the purpose of transporting or distributing controlled substances
H.1350 HD942 That registration data of level 2 sex offenders be published in the sex offender internet database
S.1367 SD1029 For legislation relative to corporate taxes.
S.1405 SD1814 For legislation relative to the salary of indicted public officials
H.1408 HD1643 Relative to making commercial film processors mandated reporters of child abuse and pornography
H.1409 HD1647 Relative to the penalties for enticing a child under the age of sixteen
H.1412 HD249 That certain defendants submit to testing for the presence of HIV/AIDS
H.1421 HD2736 Relative to regulating school department personnel from civil liability for emergency first aid
H.1423 HD2504 Relative to the punishment of habitual offenders convicted in the courts of the Commonwealth
H.1427 HD778 Relative to the deliberate spread of contagious diseases
H.1428 HD780 For legislation to authorize the Division of Victim Compensation and Assistance to monitor profits from criminal activities of incarcerated persons
H.1429 HD781 Relative to the crime of incest
H.1430 HD791 Relative to protecting children from domestic violence
H.1431 HD797 Relative to the conversion of income trusts to total return unitrusts and regulating the distribution of funds from such unitrusts
H.1432 HD800 For legislation to establish crime victim restitution
H.1433 HD803 Relative to criminal history background checks for teacher licensure applicants
H.1434 HD806 Relative to creating Internet access to certain criminal offender record information
H.1435 HD812 Relative to level 2 sex offenders
H.1436 HD816 Relative to authorizing the courts of the Commonwealth to establish a system of juvenile restitution
H.1437 HD818 Relative to protecting victims and children from sex offenders
H.1438 HD821 Relative to repeat offenders
H.1439 HD828 Relative to the enticement of children online
H.1440 HD830 Relative to the charges and verdicts in criminal offender record information
H.1441 HD980 Relative to increasing the jurisdictional amount in small claims cases
H.1442 HD1026 Relative to the alleviation of costs incurred while housing prisoners in the Commonwealth
H.1443 HD1173 Relative to the penalties for the crime of fetal homicide
H.1444 HD1217 Relative to excusing certain sole owners of businesses from jury service
H.1445 HD1225 For legislation to exclude parental consent requirements for persons who have been convicted of murdering the other parent
H.1446 HD1300 Relative to mandatory post-release supervision
H.1447 HD1320 For legislation to establish a criminal penalty for possession of a handcuff key by certain persons held in custody
H.1448 HD1355 Relative to sentencing of persistent violent offenders
H.1449 HD1403 Relative to the liability of persons transporting operators of motor vehicles arrested for drunk driving
H.1450 HD1469 For legislation to prohibit eminent domain takings for the purpose of economic development
H.1451 HD1566 For legislation to limit the liability of the Massachusetts Transportation Authority for punitive damages
H.1452 HD1570 Relative to medical malpractice claims
H.1453 HD1584 For legislation to protect employers from frivolous litigation
H.1454 HD1587 Relative to identity fraud in the Commonwealth
H.1455 HD1615 For a legislative amendment to the Constitution prohibiting the taking of land or interests therein by eminent domain for private commercial or economic development
H.1456 HD1636 Relative to health care proxies
H.1457 HD1704 Relative to the penalty for interfering with certain medical personnel in the line of duty
H.1458 HD2842 For legislation to increase the penalties for violations of the ethics and lobbying laws of the Commonwealth
H.1463 HD3453 Relative to the health of public safety officers exposed to hypodermic syringes or hypodermic needles
H.1465 HD3462 Relative to judicial discretion regarding immigration status
S.1592 SD1759 For legislation relative to noncitizen sex offenders
S.1595 SD2013 For legislation to enhance the criminal offender register informationsystem
S.1756 SD1240 For legislation relative to the modernization of optometric patient care
H.1785 HD3352 Relative to the determination of alimony payments
H.1809 HD896 Relative to clarifying the definition of an "employee"
H.1810 HD1595 Relative to workforce training
H.1811 HD1598 That employees injured due to willful misconduct be prohibited from receiving any portion of compensation benefits
H.1812 HD1599 To provide a safe workplace for employees of the Commonwealth and its political sub-divisions
H.1813 HD1605 Relative to the workforce training fund
H.1814 HD1650 Relative to unemployment insurance reform
H.1884 HD4460 (with the approval of the mayor and municipal council) that Ronald M. Churchill be authorized to continue to hold the position of chief of the fire department of the city of Attleboro, notwithstanding the maximum age requirement
S.1897 SD1689 For legislation to direct the Registry of Motor Vehicles to design and distribute certain decals
S.1957 SD1833 For legislation relative to regional transit authorities
H.1984 HD704 Relative to municipal relief
H.2043 HD897 Relative to mandatory blood tests of certain persons having blood contact
H.2062 HD1818 Relative to public access to automatic external defibrillator equipment
H.2064 HD652 Relative to the security of vital records
H.2066 HD1568 Relative to the use of epinephrine, adrenaline or other agents by optometrists in the treatment of anaphylaxis
H.2067 HD1572 For legislation to require pharmacies to implement an electronic prescription system
H.2068 HD1593 For legislation to protect children from hazardous substances contained in toys or child care items
H.2069 HD1611 Relative to establishing a nursing advisory board in the Commonwealth
H.2070 HD1678 That the Commissioner of Public Health be directed to establish regulations for the return of certain unused prescription medications to pharmacies
H.2072 HD3440 That the Commissioner of Public Health be directed to establish regulations for the return to pharmacies of certain unused medication by health care facilities
H.2074 HD3463 Relative to public access of private restrooms
H.2092 HD638 For legislation to promote proper school nutrition
H.2120 HD1415 Relative to the health care of minors
H.2150 HD2025 For legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the MassHealth program
S.2179 SD2285 (by vote of the town) for legislation to increase the benefits payable to Aquinnah Sarah Burgess by the Attleboro Retirement System
H.2188 HD3823 For legislation to prohibit the sale of novelty lighters
H.2211 HD303 For legislation to establish a fire equipment grant program
H.2235 HD774 Relative to the establishment of a task force (including members of the General Court) to study use of the Internet by sex offenders
H.2236 HD895 For an investigation by a special commission (including lmembers of the General Court) relative to the reorganization of public safety agencies in the cities and towns of the Commonwealth
H.2237 HD1261 Relative to the issuance of licenses for the use of chemical mace
H.2238 HD1429 Relative to the filing of a biennial report by the Secretary of Public Safety of firearms-related statistics
H.2259 HD2072 For legislation to prohibit subdivisions of the Commonwealth from further restricting the use or possesion of firearms
H.2268 HD1331 Relative to the Bureau of Forest Fire Control within the Division of Forest and Parks
H.2471 HD782 For legislation to transfer the payment of personnel and operating expenses of the Department of Highways from the capital budget to the operating budget of said department
H.2472 HD1513 For legislation to prohibit additional compensation to police officers and fire fighters for completing physical fitness requirements
H.2473 HD1567 Relative to expediting the transitions of cities, towns and districts into the contributory group general or blanket insurance programs
H.2474 HD1569 For legislation to protecting the Massachusetts Pension Fund from the risk of investment in Iran
H.2475 HD1582 Relative to pension fund investments for cities and towns
H.2476 HD1591 Relative to pension equity for retirement public employees
H.2477 HD1601 For legislation to further regulate the state pension system
H.2478 HD3913 Relative to withholding pensions from certain government consultants
H.2480 HD3467 Relative to creditable service for retirement purposes for certain public safety officers
H.2614 HD1313 Relative to the providing certain credit for retirement purposes and reinstating in the retirement system John J. Sbrega
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.2781 HD779 For legislation to reduce the income tax rate
H.2782 HD827 For legislation to include home heating costs in the calculation of tax credits for senior citizens
H.2783 HD839 Relative to quarterly estimated taxes for corporations
H.2784 HD841 Relative to sales and excise tax exemptions for disabled veterans
H.2785 HD844 Relative to the granting of tax credits for certain persons engaged in the production of cellulosic biofuels in the Commonwealth
H.2786 HD889 For legislation to establish a bureau of special investigations within the Department of Revenue
H.2787 HD892 Relative to income tax incentives for the use of biofuel feedstock for heating purposes
H.2788 HD1105 For legislation to establish a sales tax holiday for certain "Energy Star" products, so-called
H.2789 HD1571 For legislation to provide tax incentives to certain small businesses
H.2790 HD1574 For legislation to provide tax incentives for the creation of certain high wage jobs
H.2791 HD1654 Relative to tax credits for certain veterans
H.2792 HD3306 Relative to applying the income tax to bribes and monies gained from illegal activities
H.2861 HD1721 Relative to increasing the income tax rental deduction
H.2952 HD1612 For a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to salary adjustments for members of the General Court
H.2976 HD2296 For legislation to designate Leonard Bernstein as the official conductor of the Commonwealth
H.2997 HD772 Relative to the use of credit cards for payment to the Commonwealtht
H.2998 HD814 For legislation to establish uniform standards for the filing of certain forms with agencies of the Commonwealth
H.2999 HD3470 Relative to profession of interior designers bidding on state contracts
H.3046 HD2856 For legislation to require the flag of the Commonwealth to be flown at half-staff annually to honor the victims of the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001
H.3058 HD1148 For legislation to require retailers to retain certain records relative to the purchase by consumers of prepaid cell phones
H.3085 HD1698 Relative to directing the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development to study the cost reliability and economic impact of electricity
H.3106 HD3186 Relative to the cutting down, trimming or removal of bushes and small trees by electric companies and distribution companies
H.3170 HD1181 That visiting nurses be exempt from certain parking regulations in cities and towns
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.3247 HD777 Relative to merging the Turnpike Authority with the Department of Highways
H.3248 HD1641 Relative to the property and finances of the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority
H.3257 HD3584 For legislation to require the use of headlights on motor vehicles during any period in which windshield wipers are also in use
H.3292 HD1055 Relative to the issuance of motor vehicle registration plates to veterans
H.3331 HD3150 For legislation to prohibit the operation of a motor vehicle that interferes or disrupts a group of 2 or more motorcycles
H.3339 HD3494 For an investigation by a special commission (including membes of the General Court) relative to extending sponsorship rights for the bridges across the commonwealth
H.3347 HD2063 For legislation relative to the use of headlights on motor vehicles
H.3372 HD1157 For legislation to exempt certain decorated veterans from parking meter fines
H.3373 HD3670 That certain disabled veterans be exempt from inland fisheries and game fees
H.3390 HD1892 Relative to veterans' agents and veterans' benefits
H.3393 HD1897 For an investigation and study by a special commission to evaluate the status of Massachusetts veterans long term care services
H.3394 HD954 For legislation to exempt veterans from the payment of fees for use of recreational facilities under the jurisdiction of the Department of Conservation and Recreation
H.3406 HD1487 For a legislative amendment to the constitution providing for a two year budget process for the Commonwealth
H.3407 HD1537 For a legislative amendment to the Constitution limiting expenditure growth
H.3408 HD1602 For legislation to require a two-thirds vote of the Senate and the House of Representatives prior to making appropriations from the Stabilization Fund
H.3416 HD1391 For legislation to protect the interests and well being of residents in nursing homes, rest homes, and long-term care facilities
H.3500 HD1379 For legislation to prohibit persons convicted felonies for acting as executive or legislative agents
H.3501 HD1494 Relative to the period of time before a former employee of the Commonwealth may become an executive of legislative agent
H.3502 HD1503 For legislation to clarify disclosure requirements for lobbyists
H.3503 HD1534 For legislation to require that lobbyists complete an in-person or online ethical standards training course to be offered by the Ethics Commission in conjunction with the State Secretary and the Office of Campaign and Political Finance
H.3520 HD826 For legislation to indemnify certain persons from civil proceedings for injuries or deaths of persons unlawfully entering their dwelling
H.3540 HD299 That the Registrar of Motor Vehicles provide a motor vehicle license renewal notice to operators at least 60 days prior to the expiration of said license
H.3579 HD1457 That certain proceeds accumulated in the Medical Security Trust Fund be deposited in the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund
H.3593 HD1576 Relative to prohibiting the possession of tobacco by minors
H.3594 HD1578 For legislation to repeal certain laws providing coverage for bone marrow transplants or transplants for persons who have been diagnosed with breast cancer
H.3609 HD1730 Relative to limitations on expenditures and revenues
H.3617 HD1488 Relative to providing that expenditures of the Commonwealth are displayed on a searchable public website
H.3628 HD1609 Relative to the classification of certain sex offenders
H.3629 HD1644 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court)of the feasibility of creating a specialized court for purposes of administering medical malpractice claims
H.3630 HD2254 Relative to further regulating certain drunken driving laws
H.3637 HD233 That the Registrar of Motor Vehicles issue notice of license renewal to certain persons licensed to operate a motor vehicle
H.3697 HD152 (by vote of the town) that the town of Norton be authorized to transfer certain park land in said town
H.3717 HD2750 Relative to the membership of the Health Care Quality and Cost Council
H.3755 HD2479 Relative to establishing a deeds excise fund in certain counties
H.3871 HD4228 Relative to the penalties for certain minors involved in the attempt to purchase or consumes alcoholic beverages
H.4004 HD4229 Relative to the classification of sex offenders
H.4006 HD4164 Relative to penalties for the possession of marijuana in school zones
H.4007 HD4165 For legislation to regulate the operation of motor vehicles while in the possession of marijuana
H.4062 HD3276 Relative to simulcasting by greyhound dog racing meeting licensees
H.4081 HD2215 For legislation to establish a gaming commission and further regulate gaming in the Commonwealth
H.4136 hd94136 Authorizing the town of Norton to transfer certain park land
H.4232 HD4546 Relative to establishing licensing requirements and protections for certain cottage communities
H.4307 HD4645 For legislation to establish the MFN water district
H.4338 HD4692 Relative to designating a certain bridge in the town of Mansfield in honor or Edward Joseph Pazsit
H.4528 HD4873 Relative to prohibiting the electronic transmission of harmful material to minors

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator

Education & Public Service

  • North Attleborough High School
  • Johnson & Wales University
  • 20th Century Celebration Committee
  • Mass. House 1999 - present
  • Minority Whip
Fourteenth Bristol, Consisting of Attleboro: Ward 3: Precinct B; Mansfield: Precincts 1, 5; North Attleborough