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John V. Fernandes Representative

D Milford
John V. Fernandes

Addresses

State House
Room 254
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2220
Fax: 617-626-0706
Email: John.Fernandes@mahouse.gov
District Office
12 Main Street
P.O Box 436
Milford, MA 01757
Phone: (508) 473-3063
Fax: (508) 478-4420
Bill Docket Bill Title
HD4613 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to firearms license renewal. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.52 HD964 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 52) of Sean Garballey and others providing access to hearing aids for children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.87 HD140 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 87) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to regulate the record-keeping procedures of scrap metal dealers. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.98 SD1155 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 98) of Lewis, Levy, Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide municipal control of liquor licenses [Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure].
H.153 HD145 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 153) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study issues relative to education. [COMMITTEE].
H.159 HD423 For legislation to promote the successful transition of students with disabilities to post-secondary education, employment and independent living
S.186 SD1378 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 186) of Katherine M. Clark, Stephen L. DiNatale, John V. Fernandes, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to charter schools. Education.
H.187 HD709 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 187) of Alice K. Wolf and others for legislation to increase the personal care allowance of residents of long-term care facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.282 SD1707 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 282) of Richard T. Moore and John V. Fernandes for legislation relative to reserving beds in nursing homes during certain leaves of absence. Elder Affairs.
S.304 SD1530 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 304) of James B. Eldridge, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Kenneth J. Donnelly, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to disclosure of political spending . Election Laws.
S.305 SD1531 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 305) of James B. Eldridge, Cory Atkins, Kay Khan, Tom Sannicandro and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to accountability for corporate political spending. Election Laws.
H.331 HD372 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 331) of Thomas M. Stanley and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) on the safety and security of deposits made by public entities. Financial Services.
H.458 HD83 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 458) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to impose a penalty for the confinement of farm animals in a manner that does not allow them to turn around freely, lie down, stand up, and fully extend their limbs. The Judiciary.
H.590 HD139 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 590) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to mandatory blood tests of certain persons having blood contact. Public Health.
S.665 SD107 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 665) of Gale D. Candaras, Steven M. Walsh, John V. Fernandes, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform and improve alimony [Joint Committee on the Judiciary].
H.765 HD474 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 765) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to sustain community preservation. Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.773 SD1535 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 773) of Spilka, O'Day, Malia and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to expungement of criminal records [Joint Committee on the Judiciary].
S.833 SD1725 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 833) of Richard T. Moore, James E. Timilty, Robert M. Koczera, Christine E. Canavan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the modernization of optometric patient care. The Judiciary.
H.890 HD263 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 890) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to further regulating recycling rates and expanding the bottle bill, so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.967 HD648 By Ms. Alice Hanlon Peisch of Wellesley, petition (accompanied by resolution, House, No. 00967) of John W Scibak and others for the adoption of Resolutions by the House of Representatives in support of the national observation of two minutes of silence on Veterans Day of each year to honor those who have served in the United States Armed Services. Joint Committee on Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.983 HD1919 By Messrs. O'Day of West Boylston and Sannicandro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 983) of James J. O'Day, Tom Sannicandro and others relative to eligibility and appropriations for programs for persons with disabilities, including the "Turning 22" program, so-called. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.984 HD1013 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 984) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to promote responsibility, cost effectiveness and meaningful lives for individuals with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.1004 SD304 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1004) of Stephen M. Brewer, John H. Rogers, Viriato Manuel deMacedo and John V. Fernandes for legislation to authorize municipal use of the prudent investor standards. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1042 SD983 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1042) of Clark, Mark, Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation to allow for the decriminalization of minor offenses [Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government].
S.1044 SD1666 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1044) of Richard T. Moore and John V. Fernandes for legislation relating to contracts for certain town officers. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1082 HD1123 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1082) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to vocational technical education. Education.
H.1089 HD1204 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1089) of Martha M. Walz, Carolyn C. Dykema and John V. Fernandes relative to school principal evaluations. Education.
H.1092 HD1781 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1092) of Martha M. Walz, John V. Fernandes and Benjamin Swan relative to education collaboratives. Education.
H.1097 HD1515 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1097) of Kay Khan and others relative to personal care or managerial services contracts for families caring for elderly relatives. Elder Affairs.
S.1306 SD224 By Ms. Jehlen, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1306) of Stanley, Spiliotis, McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the cost of living adjustment (cola) base [Joint Committee on Public Service].
S.1325 SD131 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1325) of Michael R. Knapik, Viriato Manuel deMacedo, John V Fernandes, Steven L. Levy and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the residency requirements of assistant treasurers and collectors. Public Service.
S.1342 SD1625 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1342) of Stanley, Fernandes, Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation to further regulate salaries of public employees serving in the armed services of the United States [Joint Committee on Public Service].
S.1343 SD1673 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1343) of Walz, Turner, Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to cost of living adjustments for retired public employees of the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Public Service].
S.1439 SD63 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1439) of Fernandes and Eldridge for legislation relative to certain real estate tax exemptions [Joint Committee on Revenue].
S.1599 SD1620 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1599) of Richard T. Moore, Cory Atkins, Steven A. Baddour, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Commission on Government Accountability, Economy, and Efficiency. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1600 SD1622 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1600) of Richard T. Moore, Robert M. Koczera, Cory Atkins, Steven A. Baddour and other members of the General Court for legislation to established the Sunset Review Commission. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1604 SD1756 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1604) of Richard T. Moore, Cory Atkins, Gale D. Candaras, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate waste and improve public oversight of state agencies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1605 SD1780 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1605) of Richard T. Moore, Bruce E. Tarr, Cory Atkins, John V. Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote value and efficiency in the delivery of state services. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1677 HD1726 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1677) of Thomas P. Conroy and others relative to real estate tax deferral and recovery agreements. Revenue.
S.1831 SD1757 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1831) of Richard T. Moore, Carolyn C. Dykema, Susan C. Fargo, John V. Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a service-disabled veteran-owned small business procurement program for state contracts and purchasing. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1853 HD1378 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1853) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to establish an early reading council for the development of literacy of students in the third grades of the public schools in the Commonwealth. Education.
S.1857 SD820 By Ms. Jehlen, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1857) of Berry, Wolf, Wolf and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote equal choice a cost savings in health care [Joint Committee on Health Care Financing].
S.1871 SD1786 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1871) of Richard T. Moore, Bruce E. Tarr, John V. Fernandes and Thomas M. Stanley for legislation to provide for efficient use of leased or rented property and prevent waste in use of leased or rented facilities. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1901 HD2760 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1901) of Linda Dean Campbell and others for legislation to establish a board of registration of behavior analysts within the Division of Professional Licensure. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.1942 SD2001 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1942) of Richard T. Moore and John V. Fernandes (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to the civil service requirment for Antonio F. Dinis. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.1985 HD2250 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1985) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to strengthen certain provisions of the campaign finance laws. Election Laws.
H.2002 HD2848 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2002) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to the costs imposed upon the municipal and district ratepayers due to public drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems capital upgrades. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.2061 SD2109 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) of Richard T. Moore, John V. Fernandes, Bruce E. Tarr, George N. Peterson, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance community safety. The Judiciary.
H.2082 HD2573 By Mr. Fallon of Malden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2082) of Christopher G. Fallon and others for legislation to regulate claims for services of patients in nursing and long-term care facilities. Health Care Financing.
H.2086 HD2996 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2086) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to establish criteria for MassHealth hardship waivers. Health Care Financing.
H.2097 HD2780 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2097) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to excluding certain retirement funds from countable assets of medical assistance recipients. Health Care Financing.
S.2124 SD2160 By Mr. Moore, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12 and Senate Rule 20) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2124) of Richard T. Moore, Kenneth J. Donnelly, John Hart, Jr., Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to reduction of property tax liability for veterans. Revenue.
H.2253 HD2772 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2253) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the apprehension of drunk drivers and other law violators. The Judiciary.
H.2342 HD2750 By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME] of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2342) of [PETITIONERS LIST] for legislation to establish a lung cancer research fund. Public Health.
H.2348 HD2636 By Ms. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2348) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to optometric patient care. Public Health.
H.2500 HD2005 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2500) of Thomas P. Conroy and others for legislation relative to the collection of personal property taxes. Revenue.
H.2503 HD2691 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2503) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to small business tax relief. Revenue.
H.2504 HD2692 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2504) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to small business tax relief. Revenue.
H.2505 HD2696 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2505) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to small business tax relief. Revenue.
H.2517 HD2960 By Representataive Hogan of Stow and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2517) of Kate Hogan and others to increase the property tax deferral for certain persons sixty-five years of age or older. Revenue.
H.2611 HD2883 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2611) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to existing renewable energy generator operations. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2911 HD3088 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2911) of Nick Collins and others for legislation to allow police officers to make arrests outside their territorial jurisdiction. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3384 HD2702 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3384) of Thomas P. Conroy and others relative to the disbursement of tobacco settlement funds. Ways and Means (Joint).
H.3555 HD2094 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3555) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to provide an income tax deduction for fees paid for students participating in athletics or cheerleading. Revenue.
H.3602 HD2916 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3602) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to safe disposal of syringes, injection devices and other medical sharps. Public Health.
H.3628 HD2980 By Mr. Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3628) of Thomas P. Conroy and others relative to the disclosure of consumer credit financial records. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3636 HD3888 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to establish a penalty for parents, legal guardians or caretakers failing to report the death of a minor child. The Judiciary.
H.3939 HD3532 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kay Khan and others that the Division of Insurance submit a plan providing for a long term care insurance partnership program. Financial Services.
H.3983 HD4124 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others relative to the disposition of veterans' remains. Veterans and Federal Affairs.

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.).

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