William M. Straus 186th (2009 - 2010) Representative

D Mattapoisett
William M. Straus


State House
Room 134
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2400
Fax: 617-722-2387
Bill Docket Bill Title
S.90 SD991 For legislation relative to community preservation
H.239 HD1054 Relative to consumer gift cards
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.810 HD3268 For legislation to prevent oil spills in Buzzads Bay by requiring escort tugs for unescorted tank vessels
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.910 HD1012 For legislation to provide health insurance coverage for hearing aids for children
H.1072 HD1822 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of home health service rate cuts
S.1090 SD1542 For legislation relative to the retirement options of certain educational personnel
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.2082 HD1731 Relative to the administering of controlled substances by physician assistants and nurse practitioners
S.2139 SD2239 (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to a land acquisition fund in the town of Middleborough
H.2343 HD3924 Relative to the investment of other post employment benefits trust funds established by municipalities and certain other governmental unit
H.2639 HD2866 Relative to the resolution of school labor disputes
H.2687 HD979 Relative to providing for a certain exemption from the sales tax
H.2755 HD1835 Relative to the room occupancy excise tax
H.3535 HD1317 For legislation to provide for certain privacy protections for electronic medical records
H.3727 HD2734 Relative to the investment of public employee pension funds in the government of Iran
H.3912 HD900 Relative to the establishment of a nursing advisory board within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services
H.4119 HD94119 Reventing oil spills in Buzzards Bay
H.4429 HD4769 Relative to recreation officers within the Department of Correction
H.4529 HD4871 Relative to defining the dissemination of obscene material

Personal Information

Profession: Attorney

Education & Public Service

  • Harvard Kennedy School, MPA
  • Middlebury College (Vermont), B.A.
  • Georgetown University, J. D.
  • Mass. House (1993-Present)
  • Massachusetts Hazardous Waste Facilities Site Safety Council
  • Mattapoisett Conservation Commission
Tenth Bristol, Consisting of Fairhaven; New Bedford: Ward 3: Precinct A, Ward 4: Precincts D, E; Marion (Plymouth Co.); Mattapoisett (Plymouth Co.); Rochester (Plymouth Co.)