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Peter J. Durant Representative

R Spencer
Peter J. Durant

Addresses

State House
Room 33
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2060
Email: Peter.Durant@mahouse.gov
Bill Docket Bill Title
SD2253 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. [BILL NUMBER]) of Bruce E. Tarr, James J. Dwyer, F. Jay Barrows, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect minors from the harmful effects of marihuana. The Judiciary.
HD4343 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Holmes of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Shaunna O'Connell, Russell E. Holmes and others for legislation to further regulate the use of electronic benefit transfer cards and establish penalties for certain prohibited transactions. The Judiciary.
HD4439 By Representatives Poirier of North Attleborough and Ross of Attleboro, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Elizabeth A. Poirier, George T. Ross and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to establish certain property tax abatements for the assessment, containment and removal of oil or hazardous materials. Revenue.
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.
S.2012 SD2074 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. ) of Bruce E. Tarr, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Robert L. Hedlund, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote motor vehicle safety. The Judiciary.
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.2060 SD1992 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2060) of Richard T. Moore, Kevin J. Kuros and Peter J. Durant for legislation relative to the water and sewer commission of the town of Dudley. [Local Approval Received.] Municipalities and Regional Government.
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.
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.
S.2169 SD2177 By Mr. Moore, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2169) of Richard T. Moore, Kevin J. Kuros and Peter J. Durant for legislation to designate a certain portion of Route 197 in the town of Dudley as the Anthony B. DiDonato, Sr. Memorial Highway. Transportation.
H.3549 HD3223 By Mr. Webster of Pembroke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3549) of Daniel K. Webster and others for legislation to further regulate the disposition of public benefits and providing for the implementation of a security and immigration compliance law. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3629 HD1954 Relative to local aid funding
H.3633 HD1904 By Mr. Diehl of Whitman, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3633) of Geoff Diehl and others for legislation to restore funding for the police career incentive pay program. Public Service.
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.3718 HD3933 An Order (filed by Mr. Jones of North Reading and other members of the House) amending House Rules 16, 16A, 17 and 18A concerning ethics.
H.3739 HD3953 By Representatives Ross of Attleboro and Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of George Ross and others for legislation to categorize bath salts, so-called, as a class C substance. The Judiciary.
H.3766 HD3958 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to the crime of failing to notify law enforcement officials of a missing or deceased child. The Judiciary.
H.3767 HD4048 By Mr. Jones of North Reading and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to competitively solicited proposals from renewable energy developers. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3902 HD4137 By Representative Kuros of Uxbridge and Senator Moore, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kevin J. Kuros, Richard T. Moore and others for legislation to expand the Department of Children and Families definition of mandated reporter. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.3962 HD3853 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation to require drivers employed by companies transporting students to submit to alcohol and drug testing. Transportation.
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.4034 HD4309 By Representative Jones of North Reading and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to health care services. Health Care Financing.
H.4035 HD4308 By Representative Jones of North Reading and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12 of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to access to certain institutions of higher education and vocational schools. Higher Education.
H.4036 HD4310 By Representative Jones of North Reading and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to job growth. Revenue.
H.4037 HD4306 By Representative Jones of North Reading and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr and others for legislation to provide regulatory reform to promote job growth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.4038 HD4307 By Representative Jones of North Reading and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to cost-effective energy policies and electricity cost reduction. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.4051 HD4134 By Ms. Gifford of Wareham, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Susan Williams Gifford and others for legislation to include the installation of solar energy systems or the building of structures to facilitate the collection of solar energy under local zoning ordinances or by-laws. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.4056 HD4232 By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Brian M. Ashe and others for legislation to establish a special fund to be used for the replanting of trees in certain storm damaged areas. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.4058 HD4231 By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Brian M. Ashe and others for legislation to authorize municipal finance oversight boards to extend the time period for emergency appropriations. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.4143 HD4271 By Mr. Ross of Attleboro, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of George T. Ross and others for legislation to exempt farmers’ markets from certain property taxes. Revenue.
H.4313 HD4475 By Representative Frost of Auburn and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4313) of Paul K. Frost, Richard T. Moore and others (by vote of the town) relative to amending the charter of the town of Oxford. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Peter Durant was elected to the House of Representatives in a special election on May 10th 2011 after his first race for the seat in November of 2010 ended in a tie. He began his public service career as a member of the Spencer Finance Committee in 1999 and served as that Board's chairman for three years before being elected to the Spencer Selectboard in 2006.

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator/Consultant
Spouse: Lisa

Education & Public Service

  • Northeastern University, BS in Political Science 2007
  • Florida Institute of Technology, AS Underwater Technology 1984
  • MA House Represenatives 2011- Present
  • Spencer Finance Committee 1999-2006
  • Spencer Board of Selectmen 2006-2011 Chair 2008-2009
  • Representative Durant speaking at Charlton’s Memorial Day Ceremony with the veteran color guard in the background

  • Representative Durant speaking in front of the Civil War Memorial in Charlton

  • Representative Durant and Charlton Board of Selectmen Chair David Singer march in Charlton’s Memorial Day parade

  • Representative Durant and Charlton Board of Selectmen Chair David Singer speak with a veteran at the Memorial Day Ceremony in Charlton

  • Representative Durant and fellow State Representatives Richard Bastien, Ryan Fattman, and James Lyons join constituents for a community dinner

Sixth Worcester, Consisting of Charlton: Precincts 1, 2, 3; Dudley; Southbridge; Spencer: Precinct 1.

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