James J. O'Day 186th (2009 - 2010) Representative

D West Boylston
James J. O'Day


State House
Room 540
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2090
Fax: 617-626-0884
Bill Docket Bill Title
S.37 SD607 For legislation relative to Workers’ Pathways to Self Sufficiency
S.38 SD1635 For legislation to promote asset development in transitional assistance programs
S.39 SD1376 For legislation to ensure continuity of health coverage for children
S.90 SD991 For legislation relative to community preservation
H.109 HD1224 For legislation to prohibit the use of health data for marketing purposes
H.174 HD2405 For legislation to further regulate the Registration Board of Social Workers
H.188 HD3905 Relative to the continuation of eligiblity for medical benefits for certain children
S.201 SD469 For legislation relative to plant relocation
S.232 SD1735 For legislation relative to dismissal rights for K12 educational support personnel
H.242 HD180 For legislation to establish a car buyer bill of rights
H.247 HD2229 For legislation to establish a board of certification of community health workers in the Division of Health Professions Licensure
S.323 SD852 For legislation relative to dementia special care units in long-term care facilities.
H.328 HD881 For legislation to regulate the record-keeping procedures of scrap metal dealers
H.333 HD1819 Relative to economic development and fiscal accountability
S.401 SD1609 For legislation to establish a water infrastructure finance commission
S.432 SD1035 For legislation to protect children from toxic toys
H.494 HD2573 For legislation to improve early education and care for chiildren by family child care providers
S.543 SD392 For legislation to regard MassHealth applications
H.576 HD421 For legislation to provide for the registration of voters on election days
H.603 HD4313 For the development and implemention of a statewide silver alert system to be activated on behalf of missing senior citizens
S.614 SD57 For legislation to promote higher education among employees of human services provider organizations
H.619 HD4292 Relative to the taxation of real property of charitable organizations
H.660 HD2035 Relative to the agreement among states to elect the President by national popular vote
S.666 SD1309 For legislation to preserve publicly assisted affordable housing
H.757 HD3093 For legislation to promote safe alternatives to toxic chemicals
S.800 SD1778 For legislation to establish a commission to reduce unnecessary wait time for children with special health care needs
S.810 SD1563 For legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the Commonwealth.
S.812 SD1592 For legislation to ensure the availability of medications in time of an emergency.
H.820 HD3682 That the Department of Conservation and Recreation be directed to assume control of the Havey Beach Reservation located in the West Roxbury section of the city of Boston
H.825 HD1400 Relative to establishing a special water infrastructure finance commission to develop a comprehensive, long-range water infrastructure finance plan for the Commonwealth and its municipalities
S.858 SD1211 For legislation relative to the Health Disparities Council
S.872 SD1261 For legislation to prohibit mandatory overtime for the heakth care workforce
H.888 HD739 Relative to appeals of motor vehicle insurance surcharges
H.890 HD1070 For legislation to provide health insurance coverage for tobacco use cessation treatment
H.914 HD1222 Relative to notice of default of payments made by the employer of the insured prior to cancellation of the policy covering the insured
H.923 HD3748 Relative to insurance coverage for certain pervasive developmental disorders
S.932 SD1276 For legislation to establish a regional lockup facility in Worcester county
H.940 HD1772 Relative to health insurance for human service providers and their employees
S.961 SD1565 For legislation to improve safety in high-rise buildings.
H.1032 HD2070 Relative to requiring fluoride varnish service coverage in all health insurance policies in the Commonwealth
H.1084 HD1227 That the Secretary for Administration and Finance and the Secretary of Health and Human Services implement a health reform employer responsibility revenue program
H.1087 HD1077 For legislation to establish a program of managed care to provide primary and preventive health care services for uninsured dependent and adopted youths from birth through age eighteen
H.1095 HD2209 Relative to creating a special commission on institutional long term care services
H.1100 HD2060 Relative to equitable dental reimbursement rates for services provided to publicly-aided patients
H.1101 HD2073 For legislation to expand access to dental coverage
H.1102 HD2095 For legislation to establish a division of health insurance under the supervision and control of the Commissioner of Health Insurance
H.1175 HD3189 Relative to the eligibility of students for in-state tuition rates and fees at public higher educational institutions
S.1215 SD893 For legislation to provide for fairness and equity for Massachusetts water resource authority employees
H.1232 HD1191 For legislation to protect tenants in foreclosed properties from evictions
H.1242 HD1198 For legislation to remove certain restrictions for applicants of subsidized public housing
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.1510 HD3480 For legislation to establish a moratorium on foreclosures of certain property and providing for judicial review of all such mortgage foreclosures in the Commonwealth
S.1607 SD455 For legislation relative to the land court department of the Trial Court
S.1687 SD389 For legislation relative to gender based discrimination and hate crimes
H.1728 HD431 Relative to gender based discrimination and hate crimes
H.1729 HD3209 For legislation to require judicial review of foreclosures on residential mortgages
H.1746 HD3885 Relative to consent and counseling for certain pregnant minors
H.1785 HD3352 Relative to the determination of alimony payments
H.1815 HD1726 For legislation to require employers to grant paid sick leave days for employees in the Commonwealth
H.1822 HD2348 Relative to personal injuries resulting in death in workers' compensaton cases
H.1867 HD2616 For legislation to make certain changes for improvements in the unemployment insurance system
H.2092 HD638 For legislation to promote proper school nutrition
H.2094 HD688 Relative to air quality in schools and public buildings
H.2127 HD852 For legislation to establish a health care trust for the preservation of the health care system of the Commonwealth
S.2137 SD2189 For legislation relative to Regional Transit Authorities.
H.2152 HD2114 Relative to the despensing of controlled substances
H.2185 HD3608 Relative to colorectal cancer screenings
H.2487 HD244 Relative to cost of living adjustments for retired public employees of the Commonwealth
H.2489 HD418 For legislation to expand benefits available to municipalities with membership in the Group Insurance Commission
H.2701 HD1956 For legislation to provide for taxation of certain minimally nutritious snack foods and establish a wellness trust fund
H.2702 HD3948 For legislation to provide for a credit for corporations against corporate income taxes to foster job creation in municpalities designated as gateway cities
H.2717 HD3007 Relative to establishing an organ donation registration fund
H.2766 HD2369 That tobacco tax revenues be used to reduce tobacco use
H.2773 HD3951 Relative to the excise tax imposed on certain tobacco products
H.2972 HD3716 That the Secretary for Administration and Finance establish a searchable budget database website that includes revenue, expenditure and funding information
H.3001 HD415 For legislation to promote municipal efficiency and innovation through regional collaboration
H.3057 HD3946 Relative to the definition of beverage containers and reinstatement of the clean environment fund
H.3064 HD1820 For legislation to limit outdoor night lighting, conserve energy and reduce light pollution
H.3381 HD2076 For legislation to reimburse ciities and towns for providing single room occupancy to veterans
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.3421 HD1282 For legislation to improve the personal care attendant program
H.3423 HD1372 Relative to child support paid on behalf of current or former recipients of transitional aid to families with dependent children benefits
H.3434 HD1266 Relative to the teaching of health education in schools
H.3435 HD1323 Relative to long-term suspensions and expulsions of school students
H.3465 HD1295 Relative to emergency access to mental health services
H.3523 HD1260 Relative to the dissemination of certain criminal offender record information
H.3533 HD1253 Relative to the enforcement of certain civil rights laws
H.3547 HD1634 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of methods to develop an index of creative and innovative education in the Commonwealth
H.3568 HD2265 For legislation to encourage licensed social workers to work in child welfare and human services programs
H.3571 HD1447 Relative to the protection of tenants of foreclosed properties
H.3573 HD1557 For legislation to preserve publicly assisted affordable housing
H.3586 HD1439 Relative to the coordination of mental health care for children
H.3598 HD2143 That hearing aids be included in coverage under health insurance plans
H.3600 HD1416 Relative to the Architectural Access Board
H.3689 HD3217 For legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing
H.3799 HD3583 Relative to providing assistance to make housing affordable to low or moderate income individuals and families
H.3912 HD900 Relative to the establishment of a nursing advisory board within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services
H.3923 HD4205 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court relative to the impact of Alzheimers disease in the Commonwealth
H.4013 HD4149 Relative to the establishment of cultural districts
H.4068 HD3954 Relative to establishing and regulating resort-style casinos, gaming and entertainment in the Commonwealth
H.4258 HD3985 For legislation to establish a health care outreach and education unit within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services
H.4464 HD4816 That the Department of Children and Families be authorized to establish a sick leave bank for Elizabeth J. Lynch, an employee of said department.
H.4471 HD4770 Relative to establishing a public health Lyme disease research institute at the University of Massachusetts Medical School
H.4527 HD4850 Relative to repeat domestic violence offenders
H.4535 HD4788 For legislation to authorize the State Lottery Commission to establish a fund from the sale of a certain Lottery ticket to assist cities and towns for snow and ice removal
H.4536 HD4870 For legislation to authorize the use of video-conferencing in certain court proceedings involving children and families
H.4730 HD4869 For legislation to restrict calllers from using certain automatic dialing devices for sending informaion to subscribers of telephone services
H.4750 HD4572 Relative to the opening and closing of swimming pools under the jurisdication of the Department of Conservation and Recreation
H.5036 HD5182 For legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Brian J. Dupuis, an employee of the department of children and families

Personal Information

Profession: Social Worker
Spouse: Marybeth Murphy O'Day
Children: 4

Education & Public Service

  • Worcester Academy
  • Worcester State University B.S. Urban Studies and Management
  • Mass. House 2007 - Present
  • West Boylston Town Parks and Facilities Committee, West Boylston Democratic Town committee, West Boylston Little League, Board of Directors
  • Worcester Democratic City Committee, Worcester Tree Initiative, Co-Chair
  • Children's Friend, Incorporator; Greendate YMCA, Board of Governors
Fourteenth Worcester, Consisting of West Boylston; Worcester: Ward 1: Precinct 5, Ward 2, Ward 3: Precincts 1, 3, 5