John V. Fernandes 186th (2009 - 2010) Representative

D Milford
John V. Fernandes


State House
Room 136
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2396
Fax: 617-626-0706
District Office
12 Main Street
P.O Box 436
Milford, MA 01757
Phone: (508) 473-3063
Fax: (508) 478-4420
Bill Docket Bill Title
S.22 SD1172 Proposal for a legislative amendment to the Constitution to establish an independent redistricting commission
H.138 HD3803 Relative to the collection and reporting of certain nursing facility resident care information
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
H.174 HD2405 For legislation to further regulate the Registration Board of Social Workers
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
H.278 HD3828 For legislation to require proof of liability insurance coverage for alcoholic beverages license applications and renewals
H.328 HD881 For legislation to regulate the record-keeping procedures of scrap metal dealers
H.337 HD647 For legislation to establish the Massachusetts Opportunity Rebuilding and Expansion Infrastructure Program
S.366 SD1952 For legislation to regulate the use of off highway and recreation vehicles
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
H.489 HD2381 Relative to the graduation requirements for special education students
H.504 HD3212 That the Board of Education be authorized to provide multiple forms of assessments in determining the level of competency under the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) for students in the Commonwealth
H.536 HD1720 Relative to personal care or managerial services contracts for families caring for elderly relatives
H.546 HD3224 For legislation to develop recommendations for the implementation of a self-determination model within the Department of Elder Affairs
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.654 HD2347 For legislation to implement a voting by mail demonstration project
S.666 SD1309 For legislation to preserve publicly assisted affordable housing
H.766 HD2379 To reinstate the Clean Environment Fund to reduce waste and protect the environment in the Commonwealth
S.791 SD1115 For legislation relative to municipal borrowing
S.792 SD1132 For legislation to allow municipalities to conduct fingerprint based background checks of federal records for employment and licensing purposes
H.847 HD2945 Relative to exempting cities and towns from fees from the Massachusetts Oil and Hazardous Material Release Prevention and Response Act
S.860 SD1219 For legislation relative to home health aides
H.888 HD739 Relative to appeals of motor vehicle insurance surcharges
S.962 SD1201 For legislation to promote business continuity and recovery after a disaster
S.996 SD1158 For legislation to regard uniform police identifications cards
H.997 HD2316 Relative to long term care insurance
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.1069 HD856 For legislation to regulate claims for services of patients in nursing and long-term care facilities
H.1098 HD2611 Relative to the purchase of prescription drugs from Canada
S.1149 SD1266 For legislation relative to the fair treatment of certain teachers' retirement benefits
S.1251 SD1837 For legislation relative to senior citizen property taxes
H.1492 HD2541 Relative to providing for drug free library zones
S.1697 SD1499 For legislation relative to police pursuits in the commonwealth
H.1715 HD3235 For legislation to raise the dollar limit of claims filed in small claims court
S.1756 SD1240 For legislation relative to the modernization of optometric patient care
H.1785 HD3352 Relative to the determination of alimony payments
H.1799 HD1078 Relative to noncompete agreements in which employees engage in activities directly or indirectly competitive with employers
H.1816 HD2867 For legislation to require certain employers to provide unpaid family and medical leave
S.1959 SD1070 For legislation relative To fairness and equity In regional transportation planning.
S.2126 SD1237 For legislation relative to the Milford Geriatric Authority
H.2160 HD3216 For legislation to regulate the medical use of marijuana by patients approved by physicians and certified by the Department of Public Health
H.2172 HD2673 For legislation to establish a special commission to study the delivery of prescription drugs in the Commonwealth
H.2234 HD3574 For legislation protecting sports officials
H.2275 HD3238 Relative to authorizing reimbursement grants for bullet proof vests for certain police officers
H.2342 HD2230 Relative to creditable service for nonpublic school service
H.2360 HD2064 For legislation to protect the integrity of the state pension systemt
H.2753 HD2354 Relative to sales and excise tax exemptions for disabled veterans
H.2801 HD2737 Relative to increasing the earned income tax credit for working families
H.3367 HD3609 Relative to freezing toll increases by the Turnpike Authority
H.3425 HD1163 Relative to the use of credit cards at gasoline stations
H.3465 HD1295 Relative to emergency access to mental health services
H.3515 HD1314 Relative to further regulating recycling rates and expanding the bottle bill, so-called
H.3571 HD1447 Relative to the protection of tenants of foreclosed properties
H.3573 HD1557 For legislation to preserve publicly assisted affordable housing
H.3717 HD2750 Relative to the membership of the Health Care Quality and Cost Council
H.3746 HD2763 Relative to charges associated with condominiums in tax title
H.3803 HD1117 Relative to establishing a three year phase in of transportation costs into the special education circuit breaker.
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.3916 HD4072 Relative to further regulating funeral directors
H.3944 HD4084 Relative to tax credits and assistance for stormwater management mitigation projects
H.3962 HD4197 For legislation to exempt agencies of the Commonwealth and cities and towns from payment of the tax imposed on the sale of gasoline
H.4079 HD1090 For legislation to reimburse cities and towns for certain special education transportation costs
H.4232 HD4546 Relative to establishing licensing requirements and protections for certain cottage communities
H.4529 HD4871 Relative to defining the dissemination of obscene material
H.4699 HD4948 Relative to the classification of and response to natural gas leaks
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/Attorney

Education & Public Service

  • University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • Suffolk Law School
  • Massachusetts House of Representatives, (2007-Present); Milford Board of Selectmen, (1975-1978)
  • School Committee for the Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School, (1987-1994)
  • Milford School Committee, (1994-2003); Milford School Building Committee
  • Milford Long Range Educational Planning Committee; Milford Ad Hoc Duplex By-law Committee
Tenth Worcester, Consisting of Hopedale; Mendon; Milford; Medway: Precinct 1 (Norfolk Co.).