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Robert M. Koczera Representative

D New Bedford
Robert M. Koczera

Addresses

State House
Room 448
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2582
Email: Robert.Koczera@mahouse.gov
District Office
First Saturday of every month, North End Business Association
471 Ashley Blvd.
New Bedford, MA 02745
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Bill Docket Bill Title
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.
H.142 HD710 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 142) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to increasing the minimum age for school dropouts. Education.
S.153 SD1804 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 153) of Wolf, Timilty, Story and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote efficiency and transparency in economic development [Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies].
S.204 SD1614 By Mr. Eldridge, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 204) of Moore, Eldridge, Canavan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to financial literacy in schools [Joint Committee on Education].
S.205 SD1022 By Mr. Finegold, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 205) of Devers, DiDomenico, Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to financial literacy in schools [Joint Committee on Education].
H.212 HD82 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 212) of William M. Straus and others relative to the agreement among the states to elect the President by national popular vote. Election Laws.
S.232 SD598 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 232) of Karen E. Spilka, Sal N. DiDomenico, Tom Sannicandro, Robert M. Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve science education in the Commonwealth. Education.
S.236 SD1281 By Ms. Spilka, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 236) of Swan, Moore, Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to financial literacy in schools [Joint Committee on Education].
H.324 HD780 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 324) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to provide hearing aid coverage for persons with profound hearing loss. Financial Services.
H.325 HD781 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 325) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others for legislation provide health benefit plan coverage for hearing aids. Financial Services.
H.411 HD543 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 411) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to protect children against sex offenders. The Judiciary.
H.468 HD679 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 468) of Ronald Mariano and others relative to the penalties for certain violations of the workers' compensation insurance law. The Judiciary.
S.530 SD1647 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 530) of Richard T. Moore, Robert M. Koczera, James J. Dwyer, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the confidentiality of patient prescription records. Health Care Financing.
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.
S.846 SD1051 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 846) of Richard J. Ross, Robert M. Koczera, George T. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr and others for legislation relative to employee records. The Judiciary.
S.869 SD1671 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 869) of Karen E. Spilka, Theodore C. Speliotis, Thomas P. Kennedy, Michael J. Finn and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the Commonwealth's residents from identity theft. 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.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.1133 SD1669 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1133) of Richard T. Moore, Robert M. Koczera, Jennifer E. Benson, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
S.1152 SD1777 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1152) of Pacheco, Jones, Eldridge and other members of the General Court relative to prescription drug waste [Joint Committee on Public Health].
H.1284 HD1643 By Mr. Brownsberger of Belmont, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1284) of William N. Brownsberger and others relative to the witholding of rent. The Judiciary.
H.1286 HD1492 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1286) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to certain court records. The Judiciary.
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.
S.1351 SD906 By Mr. Pacheco, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1351) of Knapik, DiDomenico, Sullivan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the cost of living adjustment for public retirees [Joint Committee on Public Service].
S.1352 SD1150 By Mr. Pacheco, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1352) of Provost, Turner, Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the enrollment into the state retirement system of current members of the optional retirement program [Joint Committee on Public Service].
H.1355 HD1451 By Mr. Pedone of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1355) of Vincent A. Pedone and others relative to establishing mandatory foreclosure mediation with judicial review. The Judiciary.
H.1393 HD1899 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1393) of Linda Dorcena Forry, John A. Hart and others for legislation to establish a "right to know" policy for certain temporary employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1418 SD1851 By Ms. Clark, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1418) of Katherine M. Clark, Stephen L. DiNatale, Robert M. Koczera, Thomas P. Kennedy and other members of the General Court for legislation to create jobs and strengthen small business. Revenue.
S.1448 SD1199 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1448) of James B. Eldridge, Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., William N. Brownsberger, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a sunset for economic development tax expenditures. Revenue.
S.1452 SD1486 By Ms. Fargo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1452) of Susan C. Fargo, Jennifer E. Benson, James B. Eldridge, Gale D. Candaras and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the senior circuit breaker tax credit. Revenue.
S.1517 SD415 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1517) of Karen E. Spilka, Robert M. Koczera, Carolyn C. Dykema, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to allow single family homeowners to deduct their municipal water, sewer and trash fees from their state income tax. Revenue.
S.1522 SD826 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1522) of Karen E. Spilka, Robert M. Koczera, James B. Eldridge, Thomas P. Kennedy and others for legislation to strengthen working families by increasing tax exemptions and dependent care tax credits. Revenue.
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.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.1736 HD1495 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1736) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to the enhancment of access to electronic public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1737 HD1506 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1737) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to access to public records in state agencies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1774 HD1692 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1774) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to energy efficiency programs and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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.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.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.
S.2198 SD2186 By Mr. Moore, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2198) of Richard T. Moore, Benjamin B. Downing, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Stephen L. DiNatale and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote American manufacturing. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2368 HD2068 By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME] of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2368) of [PETITIONERS LIST] relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
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.
H.2684 HD3194 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2684) of John W. Scibak and others relative to supporting children and parental custody. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.2796 HD3000 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2796) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to dangerousness hearings for certain offenses involving physical force or abuse. The Judiciary.
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.3136 HD3484 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3136) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and Robert M. Koczera relative to loans for low and moderate income housing for owner-occupied multi-dwelling units. Housing.
H.3428 HD3579 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. [BILL NUMBER]) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Stephen R. Canessa and Robert M. Koczera (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to authorize the city of New Bedford to adopt regulations for the protection and control of public housing in said city. Housing. [Local Approval Received.]
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.3914 HD4214 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William M. Straus and others for legislation to validate the proceedings of the Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School District relative to the authorization of debt by said district. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.3970 HD4267 By Representative Cabral of New Bedford and Senator Montigny, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Mark Montigny and others for legislation to designate a portion of the "New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge" as the Roland J. Hebert Bridge. Transportation.

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator

Education & Public Service

  • Monsignor James Coyle High School
  • University Massachusetts at Dartmouth, B.A. '75
  • Suffolk University, M.P.A.
  • Providence College M.A.
  • New Bedford City Council (1984-1989, President 1987); New Bedford Planning Board (1984-1986)
  • Democratic City Committee (1976-present)
  • Mass. House (1989-present)
  • Democratic State Committeeman (2004-present)
Eleventh Bristol, Consisting of Acushnet; New Bedford: Ward 1: Precincts A, B, C, Ward 2, Ward 3: Precincts B, C

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