Theodore C. Speliotis 186th (2009 - 2010) Representative

D Danvers
Theodore C. Speliotis


State House
Room 20
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2410
Bill Docket Bill Title
S.19 SD1216 For legislation to protect the confidentiality of patient prescription records
S.37 SD607 For legislation relative to Workers’ Pathways to Self Sufficiency
H.109 HD1224 For legislation to prohibit the use of health data for marketing purposes
H.171 HD2508 Relative to increasing assistance by the Department of Public Welfare for certain elderly, disabled persons and children
S.183 SD1163 For legislation to futher regulate pawn shops and dealers of second articles
S.211 SD547 For legislation relative to the Essex North Agricultural and Technical School District.
H.228 HD189 For legislation to ensure that independent repair facilities in the Commonwealth have access to information related to the proper and complete diagnosis, service and repair of motor vehicles
H.313 HD448 For legislation to further regulate advertising on the Internet
H.388 HD1147 That the Department of Education be required to reimburse school districts for the cost of transporting "out-of-district" special education students
H.389 HD550 For legislation to require heart screening for interscholastic athletes
H.449 HD626 Relative to establishing a state university system in the Commonwealth
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.476 HD3085 Relative to the disclosure of information of interscholastic athletic authorized agents and post season competitions
H.487 HD2295 For legislation to provide equal opportunity for special education
S.543 SD392 For legislation to regard MassHealth applications
H.544 HD3733 For the development and implemention of a statewide silver alert system to be activated on behalf of missing senior citizens
H.545 HD1485 For legislation to increase the personal care allowance of residents of long-term care facilities
H.603 HD4313 For the development and implemention of a statewide silver alert system to be activated on behalf of missing senior citizens
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
H.774 HD1129 For legislation to establish old growth forest reserves in the Commonwealth
H.775 HD1135 For legislation to amend the conservation restrictions and agricultural preservation statutes
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.837 HD2827 That the Department of Environmental Protection be directed to establish ambient air standards for asphalt plants and the excavation of materials from the earth
H.838 HD2839 Relative to the protection of water supplies in the Commonwealth
H.839 HD3042 Relative to the groundwater survey program
H.840 HD3050 Relative to the reclamation of land after surface mining has concluded operations
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.890 HD1070 For legislation to provide health insurance coverage for tobacco use cessation treatment
S.897 SD680 For legislation to encourage organ donation
S.980 SD617 For legislation realtive to port security
H.1019 HD3593 Relative to the disclosure of federal troubled asset relief program (TARP) funds by banks
H.1031 HD3944 For legislation to provide insurance coverage for magnetic resonance imaging for certain persons for the detection of breast cancer
S.1044 SD477 For legislation relative to the annual allowance for widows and widowers of certain public employees
H.1053 HD3940 Relative to the board of appeals in the Division of Insurance
H.1056 HD2928 Relative to the definition of licensed mental health professional under the insurance laws
S.1065 SD49 For legislation relative to age restrictions for veterans applying to be police officers and firefighters
H.1069 HD856 For legislation to regulate claims for services of patients in nursing and long-term care facilities
S.1095 SD144 For legislation relative to credible service for school nurses
S.1143 SD1204 For legislation relative to eligibility for state group health insurance
H.1148 HD4351 Relative to the treatment of chronic Lyme disease
S.1217 SD1910 For legislation relative to dental insurance for certain retirees
H.1232 HD1191 For legislation to protect tenants in foreclosed properties from evictions
S.1251 SD1837 For legislation relative to senior citizen property taxes
S.1263 SD572 For legislation relative to senior property tax relief - the circuit breaker.
S.1273 SD1650 For legislation relative to the senior circuit breaker tax credit
S.1291 SD276 For legislation relative to tax credits for prescription drugs
S.1296 SD1342 For legislation relative to tax deductions for contributions to college savings plans
H.1319 HD1238 For legislation to provide for abuse prevention order protection for animals
S.1351 SD1123 For legislation relative to tax deductions for student activities and athletics fees
S.1393 SD326 For legislation to authorize the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance in consultation with the board of trustees of the Essex Independent Agricultural Institute, to sell and convey a certain parcel of land in the town of Byfield/Newbury
S.1411 SD386 For legislation relative procurement in the Commonwealth
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.1537 SD1122 For legislation relative to the safety and protection of utility work and construction sites
S.1606 SD394 For legislation relative to privacy
S.1687 SD389 For legislation relative to gender based discrimination and hate crimes
S.1691 SD1671 For legislation to regulate debt collection activity
H.1708 HD1213 Relative to equal access to civil marriage
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
S.1756 SD1240 For legislation relative to the modernization of optometric patient care
H.1794 HD385 Relative to employment contracts
H.1797 HD878 For legislation to establish a "right to know" policy for certain temporary employees
S.1828 SD1130 For legislation relative to community leadership neighborhood revitalization and urban violence protection act of 2009
S.1867 SD784 For legislation to create the commonwealth heritage areas program
H.1870 HD3048 Relative to the rights of employers under the workers' compensation law
H.1937 HD2486 Relative to juvenile mental health and substance abuse
H.1977 HD2710 Relative to potentially dangerous and vicious dogs
H.2167 HD3736 Relative to the conducting of site specific, health based risk assessments
H.2211 HD303 For legislation to establish a fire equipment grant program
S.2346 SD2355 For legislation to further regulate business practices between motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers and distributors
H.2349 HD3184 Relative to health insurance for surviving spouses under the retirement law
H.2350 HD3207 Further regulating Group Insurance Commission benefits for active and retired employees of the Commonwealth
H.2352 HD3279 Relative to the conversion of certain disability retirements of public employees
H.2356 HD879 Relative to the retirement benefits of certain correctional employees
H.2484 HD241 Relative to the eligibility of certain faculty for contributory group insurance of public higher educational institutions
H.2487 HD244 Relative to cost of living adjustments for retired public employees of the Commonwealth
H.2691 HD3711 For legislation to exempt medical supplies used in monitoring diabetes from the sales tax
H.2717 HD3007 Relative to establishing an organ donation registration fund
H.2729 HD1061 Relative to the taxation of certain small businesses
H.2737 HD969 Relative to the calculation of income for spouses of nursing home residents
H.2753 HD2354 Relative to sales and excise tax exemptions for disabled veterans
H.2795 HD308 Relative to real estate tax relief for certain owners of residential property
H.2864 HD1184 Relative to income tax deductions for the cost of higher educationon
H.2914 HD2436 For legislation to establish a disaster emergency tax credit
H.2959 HD3849 Relative to establishing a searchable website of state expenditures
H.3001 HD415 For legislation to promote municipal efficiency and innovation through regional collaboration
H.3113 HD3396 Relative to reusable beverage containers
H.3137 HD1382 For legislation to improve recycling rates in the Commonwealth by providing recycling containers adjacent to beverage vending machines
H.3183 HD3701 That the Registrar of Motor Vehicles be authorized to issue a distinctive "Support Our Troops" registration plate
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.3307 HD851 For legislation to further regulate the use of electronic communication devices by operators of school buses
H.3347 HD2063 For legislation relative to the use of headlights on motor vehicles
H.3349 HD2332 Relative to the operation of certain motor vehicles with snow and ice on its roof
H.3367 HD3609 Relative to freezing toll increases by the Turnpike Authority
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.3421 HD1282 For legislation to improve the personal care attendant program
H.3515 HD1314 Relative to further regulating recycling rates and expanding the bottle bill, so-called
H.3567 HD1563 That the Health and Educational Facilities Authority state college and the community college loan pool
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.3669 HD2633 Relative to the use of coal ash as a solid waste
H.3704 HD2679 Relative to the regulation of animal shelters
H.3786 HD2760 For legislation to authorize certain veterans to use facilities of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and regional transit authorities without cost to such veterans
H.3787 HD2764 That the Highway Department create a timeline for interchange improvements along Route 128 from the city of Peabody to the town of Gloucester
H.3803 HD1117 Relative to establishing a three year phase in of transportation costs into the special education circuit breaker.
H.3808 HD3737 Relative to non-coal earth products mining zoning regulations
H.3809 HD984 Relative to insurance coverage for autism
H.3829 HD3744 For legislation to exempt certain excavation, processing of earth products for construction purposes from the noisome prohibition public health law
H.4079 HD1090 For legislation to reimburse cities and towns for certain special education transportation costs
H.4471 HD4770 Relative to establishing a public health Lyme disease research institute at the University of Massachusetts Medical School
H.4699 HD4948 Relative to the classification of and response to natural gas leaks

Representative Ted Speliotis attended the Carroll School in Peabody, the Danversport Elementary School and is a graduate of Danvers High School. He earned his B.S in Political Science and a certification and license to teach from Northeastern University.

For the past 12 years, he has participated in the Peabody reading program. He is a tireless advocate for the communities, individuals, families and businesses in his district. His seniority, experience and key leadership positions in the legislature have made him one of the most effective, approachable and informed legislators on Beacon Hill.

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator
Spouse: June (Consigli) Speliotis
Children: 2
Grandchildren: 2
Religion: Greek Orthodox
Interests: Public and Community service

Education & Public Service

  • Danvers High School, 1971
  • Northeastern University, 1976 (B.S. in Political Science and teaching certification)
  • Town Meeting Member (1972)
  • Democratic Town Committee
  • Danvers Town Moderator (1987-1995)
  • Mass. House (1979-1986, 1997-Present)
Thirteenth Essex, Consisting of Danvers; Middleton: Precinct 2; Peabody: Ward 5: Precinct 2, Ward 6.