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Gale D. Candaras Senator

D Wilbraham
Gale D. Candaras

Addresses

State House
Room 309
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-1291
Fax: 617-722-1014
Email:
District Office
17 Main St.
Wilbraham, MA 01095
Phone: 413-599-4785
Bill Docket Bill Title
S.17 SD626 For legislation to safeguard the confidentiality of prescribing information
S.36 SD1688 For legislation to bring child support home
S.58 SD515 For legislation relating to anti-human trafficking and protection
S.62 SD491 For legislation to protect against the displacement of current employees
S.90 SD991 For legislation relative to community preservation
S.95 SD487 For legislation to enhance the economic benefits of the tax increment financing program
H.109 HD1224 For legislation to prohibit the use of health data for marketing purposes
S.132 SD947 For legislation to protect victims of unlicensed debt collection activities
S.136 SD697 For legislation to reduce unwanted communications from creditors to protect the peace and privacy of residents
S.200 SD452 For legislation to clarify and enhance privacy protections for electronic health records
S.201 SD469 For legislation relative to plant relocation
S.235 SD2040 For legislation to establish a consistent funding source for reinvestment in vocational education infrastructure and programs
H.239 HD1054 Relative to consumer gift cards
S.244 SD101 For legislation concerning funding replacement vocational and technical public high school instructional equipment
S.246 SD105 For legislation to provide for capital equipment replacement in vocational education as part of state aid to public schools
S.248 SD1385 For legislation to improve quality physical education
H.253 HD452 For legislation to include motor homes in the lemon law, so-called, protecting consumers from defective vehicles
S.260 SD1639 For legislation to promote healthy school meals
S.267 SD1331 For legislation to reform educator licensure in the Commonwealth
S.275 SD1067 For legislation relative to the special education circuit breaker
S.278 SD1968 For legislation to fulfill the promise of education reform adequate funding for student success
H.313 HD448 For legislation to further regulate advertising on the Internet
S.328 SD120 For legislation to increase the personal care allowance for long term care residents
H.328 HD881 For legislation to regulate the record-keeping procedures of scrap metal dealers
S.341 SD1995 For legislation to establish election day registation
S.394 SD290 For legislation relative to notification of oil and hazardous waste material release
S.400 SD1294 For legislation to expand the sale of products by farmer-wineries, farmer-breweries and farmer-distilleries
S.404 SD1846 For legislation relative to the reduction of particulate emissions from diesel engines
S.406 SD671 For legislation to update the animal control laws of Massachusetts
S.438 SD849 For legislation relative to the removal and disposal of waste oil
S.451 SD1384 For legislation to ensure access to lifesaving colorectal cancer screenings
S.461 SD1782 For legislation relative to an appeal process of insurance premium surcharges under managed competition
S.521 SD106 For legislation to streamline the physician credentialing process.
S.540 SD919 For legislation relative to the countable assets of medical assistance recipients
H.544 HD3733 For the development and implemention of a statewide silver alert system to be activated on behalf of missing senior citizens
H.546 HD3224 For legislation to develop recommendations for the implementation of a self-determination model within the Department of Elder Affairs
S.567 SD1257 For legislation relative to the hemophilia advisory committee
H.574 HD1842 For legislation to remove certain restrictions in absentee voting
H.576 HD421 For legislation to provide for the registration of voters on election days
S.582 SD305 For legislation relative to spousal waiver for home and community based services for physically disabled adults age 60 and under
S.607 SD111 For legislation to provide coverage of educational expenses to deceased veterans
S.611 SD699 For legislation relative to funding public institutions of higher education
S.631 SD292 For legislation to increase recycling by landlords and tenants
S.652 SD1203 For legislation to empower zoning boards of appeals
S.678 SD1605 For legislation to establish uniform wage compliance and recordkeeping
S.680 SD1561 For legislation establishing a temporary workers right to know.
S.688 SD624 For legislation establishing paid sick days
S.698 SD1894 For legislation to modernize and protect the unemployment insurance system
S.741 SD599 For legislation to ensure access to inpatient psychiatric facilities.
S.767 SD1943 For legislation to allow impact fees
S.776 SD113 For legislation relative to town meeting dates
S.797 SD350 For legislation relative to surgical technology
S.847 SD1180 For legislation relative to a board of midwifery
S.861 SD1222 For legislation to promote healthy alternatives in public school food programs
S.876 SD1673 For legislation to promote safe patient care and support the nursing profession
S.929 SD1678 For legislation relative to remove pepper spray from firearms identification
S.996 SD1158 For legislation to regard uniform police identifications cards
S.1021 SD1690 For legislation relative to the definition of a veteran for public retirees
H.1031 HD3944 For legislation to provide insurance coverage for magnetic resonance imaging for certain persons for the detection of breast cancer
H.1045 HD1755 Relative to the purchasing of debts by collection agencies
H.1069 HD856 For legislation to regulate claims for services of patients in nursing and long-term care facilities
H.1232 HD1191 For legislation to protect tenants in foreclosed properties from evictions
S.1271 SD1634 For legislation to establish a municipal gas tax exemption
S.1273 SD1650 For legislation relative to the senior circuit breaker tax credit
S.1290 SD275 For legislation to provide a tax exemption for a taxpayer supporting an elderly relative
S.1291 SD276 For legislation relative to tax credits for prescription drugs
S.1293 SD279 For legislation relative to tax deductions for home heating costs
H.1311 HD911 Relative to penalties for breaking and entering a firearm retail wholesaler or manufacturer
S.1379 SD1762 For legislation to stabilize neighborhoods
S.1389 SD159 For legislation relative to zero-based budgeting and budget transparency
S.1420 SD1753 For legislation relative to privatization contracts
S.1466 SD43 For legislation to amend mgl chapter 29 relative to state officers
H.1511 HD2180 Relative to the crime of identity fraud
H.1515 HD2807 Relative to salaries and appointments of certain personnel within the offices of the district attorneys of the Commonwealth
S.1551 SD925 For legislation relative to the trial list in criminal cases
H.1587 HD149 Relative to the victims of violent crime
H.1590 HD1989 Relative to drunk driving and driving under the influence
S.1598 SD1387 For legislation relative to victims of violent crimes
S.1609 SD1409 For legislation to require just cause for eviction and foreclosed properties
S.1610 SD1535 For legislation relative to public health
S.1693 SD1627 For legislation to further regulate sex offender registration
S.1731 SD271 For legislation to prohibit sex offenders from operating school buses and ice cream trucks
S.1733 SD322 For legislation relative to the registration fee of sex offenders
S.1742 SD92 For legislation to improve the prehension of drunk drivers and other law violators
H.1745 HD3877 For legislation to further regulate the performance of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health
S.1756 SD1240 For legislation relative to the modernization of optometric patient care
S.1800 SD1936 For legislation relative to the right of publicity
S.1820 SD1897 For legislation to increase the penalties for corporate manslaughter
S.1828 SD1130 For legislation relative to community leadership neighborhood revitalization and urban violence protection act of 2009
S.1879 SD1253 For legislation relative to making technical corrections to the Bridge Bond Bill
S.1894 SD218 For legislation to assure that motorcyclists between the ages of 16 and 18 are provided with adequate education
S.1913 SD2036 For legislation relative to license renewal notifications
H.1947 HD1392 Relative to the treatment of emotionally disturbed prisoners
H.1948 HD1478 Relative to increasing public safety by increasing access to addiction treatment
H.1955 HD3703 That persons with opiate addiction be eligible for treatment through MassHealth
S.1957 SD1833 For legislation relative to regional transit authorities
H.1962 HD2942 Relative to allowing the diversion of low-level offenders under court supervision from the drug treatment program of the Commonwealth
S.2006 SD329 For legislation to establish the Soldier's Home in Massachusetts Capital Maintenance Trust Fund and the Soldier's Home in Holyoke Capital Maintenance Trust Fund
S.2038 SD702 For legislation to control gaming in Massachusetts
S.2137 SD2189 For legislation relative to Regional Transit Authorities.
H.2204 HD958 That persons seventy years of age or older be exempt from the fee imposed for the renewal of a firearms identification card
H.2209 HD292 Relative to the training of police officers of the police department of the University of Massachusetts
H.2753 HD2354 Relative to sales and excise tax exemptions for disabled veterans
H.2800 HD2258 For legislation to establish a historical rehabilitation tax credit
H.3044 HD2428 Relative to the membership of the board of building standards and regulations
H.3051 HD577 For legislation to establish a paperwork reduction program for agencies of the Commonwealth
H.3125 HD2974 For legislation to expand the definition of "beverage containers" under the bottle bill, so-called
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.3417 HD902 For legislation to increase the personal needs allowance for certain elderly and disabled residents residing in licensed medical facilities
H.3523 HD1260 Relative to the dissemination of certain criminal offender record information
H.3559 HD1462 Relative to the continuity of care of mental health treatment
H.3586 HD1439 Relative to the coordination of mental health care for children
H.3776 HD2775 Relative to to emergency abuse protective orders
H.3792 HD2742 Relative to veterans burial benefits
H.3805 HD1174 Relative to discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, and improving access to services for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender elderly persons
H.4079 HD1090 For legislation to reimburse cities and towns for certain special education transportation costs

Personal Information

Profession: Attorney

Education & Public Service

  • Fairleigh Dickenson University, B.S. (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Western New England College School of Law, J.D.
  • Wilbraham Planning Board (1987-1988); Wilbraham Finance Committee (1988-1990)
  • Wilbraham Selectman (1990-1997)
  • Mass. House (1997-2006)
  • Mass. Senate (2007-present)
First Hampden and Hampshire -- Consisting of the cities of Chicopee, ward 1, precincts A and B, ward 5, precincts A and B, ward 6, precincts A and B, ward 8, precinct B and ward 9, precinct B and Springfield, ward 2, precinct G, ward 4, precinct F, ward 5, precincts D, F, G and H, ward 6, precincts B, D and H, ward 7 and ward 8, precinct A and the towns of East Longmeadow, Hampden, Longmeadow, Ludlow and Wilbraham in the county of Hampden; and the towns of Belchertown and Granby in the county of Hampshire.

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