Stephen Kulik 186th (2009 - 2010) Representative

D Worthington
Stephen Kulik


State House
Room 238
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2380
Fax: 617-722-2847
District Office
Paul Dunphy, District Affairs Coordinator
PO Box 49
Haydenville, MA 01039
Phone: 413-977-3580

Committee Membership

Bill Docket Bill Title
S.17 SD626 For legislation to safeguard the confidentiality of prescribing information
S.39 SD1376 For legislation to ensure continuity of health coverage for children
S.90 SD991 For legislation relative to community preservation
H.188 HD3905 Relative to the continuation of eligiblity for medical benefits for certain children
H.210 HD770 Relative to community development and the Massachusetts Community Development Corporation
S.269 SD1776 For legislation to amend regional school transportation funding
S.278 SD1968 For legislation to fulfill the promise of education reform adequate funding for student success
H.344 HD653 For legislation to impose a penalty for the devocalization of dogs and cats
S.396 SD296 For legislation to protect the natural and historic resources of the Commonwealth
H.398 HD2118 For legislation to provide a bittering agent in engine coolant and antifreeze
H.400 HD2423 That producers and distributors of anti-freeze be required to add bittering agents
S.432 SD1035 For legislation to protect children from toxic toys
H.448 HD1783 For legislation to promote nutritional meals in the public schools
S.549 SD1463 For legislation relative to health care affordability
H.572 HD3359 Relative to prohibiting the collection of signatures for initiative or referendum petitions for compensation
H.576 HD421 For legislation to provide for the registration of voters on election days
H.660 HD2035 Relative to the agreement among states to elect the President by national popular vote
H.697 HD1221 Relative to the Milk Producer's Security Fund reimbursement
H.717 HD296 For legislation to designate a certain pond in the Quabbin Reservoir and located in the town of New Salem as the Joseph P. O'Loughlin Pond
H.726 HD3104 That manufacturers of mercury-added lamps implement a recycling program
H.736 HD947 Relative to the regulation of animal trapping
H.748 HD3304 For legislation to establish a forestry industry economic stimulus program
H.757 HD3093 For legislation to promote safe alternatives to toxic chemicals
H.766 HD2379 To reinstate the Clean Environment Fund to reduce waste and protect the environment in the Commonwealth
S.783 SD970 For legislation relative to community planning
S.786 SD314 For legislation to assist public water suppliers and to safeguard adequate water supplies
H.796 HD245 For legislation to regulate the fishing and sale of striped bass
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.831 HD1958 For legislation to further regulate the sale and disposal of mercury added thermostats
H.833 HD3211 Relative to producer responsibility for discarded electronic products
H.834 HD3214 Relative to establishing standards for restoring and maintaining stream flows, water levels and hydrologic regimes that protect natural aquatic life in rivers and streams
H.888 HD739 Relative to appeals of motor vehicle insurance surcharges
S.921 SD223 For legislation relative to the safety law enforcement officers
S.950 SD880 For legislation to establish a primary seat belt law
H.1032 HD2070 Relative to requiring fluoride varnish service coverage in all health insurance policies in the Commonwealth
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.1148 HD4351 Relative to the treatment of chronic Lyme disease
S.1186 SD1680 For legislation allowing municipal employment after retirement
H.1192 HD1983 Relative to promoting local and regional low and moderate income housing
S.1239 SD1278 For legislation to create the community development partnership program
S.1329 SD1870 For legislation relative to a local option meals tax
S.1331 SD1932 For legislation to establish the local aidstabilization fund
S.1571 SD190 For legislation relative to increasing the civil fines and financial responsibilities and criminal penalties of motorists who violate the right of way of other motorists, motorcyclists, bicyclists and/or pedestrians, resulting in serious bodily injury and/or death.
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.1745 HD3877 For legislation to further regulate the performance of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health
H.1746 HD3885 Relative to consent and counseling for certain pregnant minors
H.1748 HD2554 For legislation to authorize the Attorney General of the Commonwealth to represent county sheriffs in all suits and civil proceedings
H.1785 HD3352 Relative to the determination of alimony payments
S.1894 SD218 For legislation to assure that motorcyclists between the ages of 16 and 18 are provided with adequate education
S.1957 SD1833 For legislation relative to regional transit authorities
S.2017 SD221 For legislation relative to standards for protective headgear for operators or passengers on motorcycles
H.2080 HD1708 For legislation to establish a board of registration in midwifery
H.2084 HD1780 For legislation to establish an independent expert panel to study medication errors and adverse drug events
H.2092 HD638 For legislation to promote proper school nutrition
H.2107 HD1945 For legislation to promote better health in public schools through improved contracting with farms in the Commonwealth
S.2137 SD2189 For legislation relative to Regional Transit Authorities.
H.2138 HD3222 That the Department of Public Health deveolop "checklists of care" for hospitals to prevent medical errors and reduce infection rates
H.2161 HD3218 For legislation to further regulate the use of certain cleaning products in schools, hospitals, day care centers and public housing to provide for a reduction in asthma and other health threats
H.2259 HD2072 For legislation to prohibit subdivisions of the Commonwealth from further restricting the use or possesion of firearms
H.2360 HD2064 For legislation to protect the integrity of the state pension systemt
H.2773 HD3951 Relative to the excise tax imposed on certain tobacco products
H.3035 HD2078 Relative to designating October thirtieth as Polish American Congress Day
H.3087 HD2179 For legislation to regulate the establishment of municipal lighting plants
H.3124 HD3232 Relative to expanding energy efficiency for certain electrical products
H.3434 HD1266 Relative to the teaching of health education in schools
H.3438 HD1398 For legislation to protect from net loss public lands or easements taken or acquired for natural resource
H.3515 HD1314 Relative to further regulating recycling rates and expanding the bottle bill, so-called
H.3535 HD1317 For legislation to provide for certain privacy protections for electronic medical records
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.3596 HD1558 Relative to the monitoring of radiation levels from nuclear power plants by the Department of Public Health
H.3764 HD2745 Relative to energy efficient lighting, energy conservation and light pollution reduction
H.3886 HD4177 For legislation to establish within the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs an off-highway vehicle advisory committee
H.4000 HD4129 Relative to the liability of farmers' markets
H.4232 HD4546 Relative to establishing licensing requirements and protections for certain cottage communities
H.4513 HD4323 Relative to Medicaid payments to critical access hospitals
H.4529 HD4871 Relative to defining the dissemination of obscene material
H.4730 HD4869 For legislation to restrict calllers from using certain automatic dialing devices for sending informaion to subscribers of telephone services
H.4857 HD5101 Relative to corporate campaign contributions

State Representative Stephen Kulik (D-Worthington), has served in the Massachusetts House since 1993. He represents the First Franklin District, comprised of 16 small communities stretching from the Hampshire Hilltowns to the Quabbin Reservoir. Prior to entering the legislature, he served as a Worthington Selectman and Planning Board member, and was president of the Massachusetts Municipal Association.

Steve’s work in the House has focused on issues of importance to rural communities, including education funding, land use policy, agriculture, local aid, and environmental protection. He is the founder and co-chair of the Legislative Small Town and Rural Caucus. He serves as Vice-Chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator

Education & Public Service

  • Newton Junior College
  • Northeastern University
  • University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • Worthington Selectman (1983-1994); Massachusetts Municipal Association (President, 1993)
  • Massachusetts Selectmens Association (President, 1991)
  • Hampshire County Commissioner (1989-1992); Worthington Planning Board (1979-1983)
  • Mass. House 1993 to Present
First Franklin, Consisting of Ashfield; Buckland; Conway; Deerfield; Leverett; Montague; Shelburne; Shutesbury; Sunderland; Whately; Chester (Hampden Co.); Chesterfield (Hampshire Co.); Cummington (Hampshire Co); Goshen (Hampshire Co); Huntington (Hampshire Co.); Middlefield (Hampshire Co); Plainfield (Hampshire Co.); Williamsburg (Hampshire Co.); Worthington (Hampshire Co.)