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Patricia A. Haddad Speaker Pro Tempore

D Somerset
Patricia A. Haddad

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State House
Room 370
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2600
Fax: 617-722-2313
Email: Patricia.Haddad@mahouse.gov
District Office
Town Office Building, Room 11
140 Wood Street
Somerset, MA 02726
Phone: 508-646-2821
Fax: 508-324-0993
Bill Docket Bill Title
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.102 HD273 By Representatives Bradley of Hingham and Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 102) of Garrett J. Bradley, Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others 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. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.123 SD920 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 123) of Marc R. Pacheco, Patricia A. Haddad and Theodore C. Speliotis for legislation to further regulate business practices between motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers and distributors. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.145 SD590 By Mr. Timilty, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 145) of Reinstein, Provost, Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate secondary metals dealing [Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure].
H.159 HD423 For legislation to promote the successful transition of students with disabilities to post-secondary education, employment and independent living
S.168 SD1140 By Mr. Pacheco, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 168) of Marc R. Pacheco and Patricia A. Haddad for legislation to establish and regulate resort-style entertainment in the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies].
S.367 SD900 By Mr. Pacheco, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 367) of Haddad, Timilty and Pacheco for legislation relative to dam repair, removal and replacement [Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture].
S.461 SD754 For legislation to further regulate insurance underwriting and motor vehicle liability ratings
H.469 HD689 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 469) of Ronald Mariano and others for legislation to provide for comprehensive protection from childhood sexual abuse. The Judiciary.
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.
H.820 HD890 By Mr. Aguiar of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 820) of Kevin Aguiar and Patricia A. Haddad relative to the USS Massachusetts War Memorial at Battleship Cove. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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.1020 SD973 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1020) of Wolf, Torrisi, Sullivan and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government].
S.1050 SD794 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1050) of Marc R. Pacheco, Patricia A. Haddad and Shaunna O'Connell (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation relative to a certain parcel of land in the city of Taunton. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.1104 HD1846 By Mr. Canessa of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1104) of Stephen R. Canessa and others relative to voter identification at polling places. Election Laws.
H.1112 HD1695 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1112) of Shaunna O'Connell and others that candidates for public office be authorized to appoint poll watchers to observe the sealing of ballots. Election Laws.
H.1113 HD1934 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1113) of Shaunna O'Connell and others relative to photo identification for voters casting provisional ballots. Election Laws.
H.1158 HD1229 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1158) of Paul A. Schmid, III and Patricia A. Haddad for legislation to protect the viability of farms and farming in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1179 HD1523 Relative to insurance reimbursements for emergency ambulance service
H.1180 HD1536 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1180) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance reimbursements for emergency ambulance service. Financial Services.
H.1212 HD1039 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1212) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others for legislation to establish an advisory commission on motor vehicle body repair labor rates for the purpose of implementing insurance reforms. Financial Services.
H.1293 HD1629 By Mr. Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1293) of Paul J. Donato and others for legislation authorizing cities and towns to install video monitoring systems to detect certain motor vehicle violations. The Judiciary.
H.1370 HD1228 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1370) of Thomas M. Stanley and others for legislation to establish a pilot program to discourage drinking by individuals under the legal drinking age and to provide a non-criminal disposition process for first offenders, including alcohol education. The Judiciary.
H.1469 HD1641 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1469) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to the establishment of a nursing advisory board within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Public Health.
S.1502 SD564 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1502) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Paul A. Schmid, III, David B. Sullivan, Kevin Aguiar and others for legislation to provide taxpayers a hearing at the appellate tax board. Revenue.
S.1503 SD569 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1503) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Patricia A. Haddad and Kathi-Anne Reinstein for legislation to authorize voluntary income tax return contributions to the Massachusetts Fire Fighters Academy Trust Fund. Revenue.
S.1505 SD1790 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1505) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Patricia A. Haddad, Barry R. Finegold, Thomas P. Kennedy and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage a better business climate and job creation in the Commonwealth. Revenue.
H.1506 HD1294 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1506) of James J. O'Day and others relative to prohibiting mandatory overtime for certain health care workers. Public Health.
H.1575 HD1214 By Mr. Sullivan of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1575) of David B. Sullivan, Cory Atkins and Patricia A. Haddad relative to ships carrying hazardous material. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1606 SD542 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1606) of Marc R. Pacheco, Patricia A. Haddad and Shaunna O'Connell for legislation for legislation to authorize the transfer of a certain parcel of land in the city of Taunton. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1631 HD1428 By Mr. James J. O'Day of West Boylston, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 01631) of David M. Nangle and others relative to the retirement benefits of certain employees of the Department of Social Services. Joint Committee on Public Service.
S.1686 SD1760 By Mr. Pacheco, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1686) of Haddad, Honan, Kulik and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide funding for clean energy and energy efficiency measures for public schools [Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy].
H.1694 HD1968 By Representative Howitt of Seekonk and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1694) of Steven S. Howitt, Michael J. Rodrigues and others relative to Title 5 Income Tax Credit reform. Revenue.
H.1710 HD1485 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1710) of Shaunna O'Connell and others relative to tax credits for fuel efficient vehicles. Revenue.
S.1711 SD238 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1711) of Marc R. Pacheco, Robert M. Koczera and Patricia A. Haddad for legislation to make the quahog the official shellfish of the Commonwealth. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
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.1886 SD1911 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1886) of Marc R. Pacheco, Stephen R. Canessa, Patricia A. Haddad and Shaunna O'Connell for legislation to authorize an early retirement incentive program in the city of Taunton. Public Service. [Local Approval Received].
H.1905 HD2138 By Representatives Reinstein of Revere and Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1905) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Patricia A. Haddad and Martin J. Walsh establishing expanded gaming in the Commonwealth. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.1977 SD2022 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1977) of Marc R. Pacheco and Patricia A. Haddad for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Tamika N. Correia, an employee of the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. Public Service.
H.1979 HD2003 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1979) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to authorize persons to pre-register to vote prior to their eighteenth birthday. Election Laws.
H.1988 HD2614 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1988) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Mark C. Montigny and Patricia A. Haddad relative to marine fisheries, fishing and fishing vessels. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.1999 SD2035 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) of Patricia Jehlen, Patricia A. Haddad, Richard Moore and Thomas P. Conroy for legislation to extend hospice care to the MassHealth basic and MassHealth essential programs. Health Care Financing.
S.2041 SD2088 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) of Bruce E. Tarr, James E. Vallee, Michael R. Knapik, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to recognize those in military service. Transportaion.
S.2053 SD2113 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) of Michael J. Rodrigues, David B. Sullivan, Steven Howitt, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to certain projects referred to the Massachusetts historical commission for consultation. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
S.2062 SD2111 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2062) of Marc R. Pacheco and Patricia A. Haddad (by vote of the mayor and municipal council) for legislation relative to affordable housing in the city of Taunton. Housing. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2088 SD2115 By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME], a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2088) of [PETITIONERS LIST] for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Michael Foti, an employee of the department of correction. Public Service.
S.2103 SD2157 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 9) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2103) of Marc R. Pacheco and Patricia A. Haddad for legislation relative to the Dighton Water District. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2155 HD2617 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2155) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to improving the bail review process. The Judiciary.
H.2383 HD2063 By Mr. Sullivan of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2383) of David B. Sullivan and others relative to coupons of manufacturers submitted to health care insurers. Public Health.
S.2449 SD2308 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2449) of Marc R. Pacheco and Patricia A. Haddad for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Gary Vuolo, an employee of the Department of Correction. Public Service.
H.2786 HD3138 By Mr. Kane of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2786) of Michael F. Kane and others relative to student records coordination across public higher education institutions. Higher Education.
H.2987 HD3510 By Representative Cabral of New Bedford and Senator Downing, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2987) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Benjamin B. Downing and others for legislation to promote economic development and job growth in gateway cities designating residential tax abatement zones. Revenue.
H.3051 HD3020 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3051) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to establish natural gas leak classification standards and requirements for operator clean up of natural gas leaks. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3170 HD3465 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3170) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Patricia A. Haddad and Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. that certain public employee retirement funds be invested in assets in businesses, real estate, or other investments located within gateway cities, so-called. Public Service.
H.3301 HD3123 By Mr. Pedone of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3301) of Vincent A. Pedone and others relative to tax credits for the design and development of video game and interactive digital media products. Revenue.
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.3709 HD3983 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3709) of Robert M. Koczera and others relative to the designation of veterans status on licenses and identification cards issued by the Registry of Motor Vehicles . Transportation.
H.3858 HD4133 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William M. Straus and others for legislation to prohibit commercial solicitation to mobile electronic devices. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3904 HD4021 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ronald Mariano and others relative to promoting equity and efficiency in health care rates. Health Care Financing.
H.3950 HD4279 By Representative Howitt of Seekonk and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3950) of Steven S. Howitt, Patricia A. Haddad and Michael J. Rodrigues (by vote of the town) relative to the Supplemental Reserve Fund to Ensure Fiscal Stability in the town of Swansea. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3971 HD4280 By Representative Howitt of Seekonk and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Steven S. Howitt, Patricia A. Haddad and Michael J. Rodrigues (by vote of the town) that the town of Swansea be authorized to provide certain tax exemptions to members of the volunteer fire department of said town. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
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.
H.4078 HD4252 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Martin J. Walsh and others for legislation to designate the second week of May as Williams Syndrome awareness week. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.

Representative Pat Haddad represents the people of the Fifth Bristol District which is located on Massachusetts’ South Coast. Her communities include the agrarian town of Dighton, the Fall River suburb of Somerset, the Ocean Grove/Gardners’ Neck neighborhoods of Swansea (Precinct 2) and the city of Taunton’s Weir Village (Ward 6 and Precinct 1A) and a portion of East Taunton (Precinct 4B).

Personal Information

Profession: Educator/Legislator
Spouse: Solomon (Sam)
Children: 2
Pets: 1
Interests: Skiing, Cooking, Leisure Reading

Career Highlights

  • Middle School Health & Fitness Teacher
  • House Chair, Joint Committee on Education (2004-08)
  • House Assistant Majority Whip (2008-2010)

Education & Public Service

  • 1968 - Mount Saint Mary’s Academy
  • 1972 - Bridgewater State University; B.S.
  • 2010 - Massachusetts Maritime Academy; Doctor of Public Administration
  • 1987 to 1991 -Somerset Recreation & Playground Commission
  • 1993 to 2001 - Somerset School Committee (Vice Chair, Chair)
  • 1987 to present - Somerset Democratic Town Committee (Vice Chair, Chair)
  • 2001 to present - Massachusetts House of Representatives
  • Represenative Patricia Haddad

  • Represenative Patricia Haddad and Represnative Byron Rushing

  • Represenative Patricia Haddad

Fifth Bristol, Consisting of Dighton; Somerset; Swansea: Precincts 1, 2, 3; Taunton: Ward 6.

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