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Steven S. Howitt Representative

R Seekonk
Steven S. Howitt

Addresses

State House
Room 237
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2305
Fax: 617-626-0211
Email: Steven.Howitt@mahouse.gov
Bill Docket Bill Title
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.
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.223 HD470 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 223) of Stephen L. DiNatale, William N. Brownsberger and Steven S. Howitt relative to reviewing the economic impact of proposed rules and regulations governing greenhouse gas emissions. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.335 SD309 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 335) of Stephen M. Brewer, Steven Howitt, Daniel A. Wolf, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the care and wellbeing of livestock. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.434 HD311 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 434) of Bradford Hill and others relative to the punishment of habitual offenders convicted in the courts of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
S.461 SD754 For legislation to further regulate insurance underwriting and motor vehicle liability ratings
H.483 HD657 By Ms. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 483) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others that county commissioners and the sheriffs for the various counties institute a schedule of fees and assess fees to inmates in their custody. 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.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.1014 HD1324 By Mr. Madden of Nantucket, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1014) of Timothy R. Madden and others for legislation to prohibit negative option sales and disclosure of financial and personal information without the express agreement of consumers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
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.1141 HD1955 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1141) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to protecting farm viability. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1150 HD1719 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1150) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to the the use of dogs to hunt waterfowl during the open season on migratory waterfowl. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.1390 SD183 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1390) of James E. Timilty, Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining. Public Service.
S.1458 SD1694 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1458) of Robert L. Hedlund, Marc T. Lombardo, Anne M. Gobi, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a motorcycle safety fund. Revenue.
S.1485 SD230 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1485) of Michael O. Moore, Michael R. Knapik, Cory Atkins, Steven S. Howitt and others for legislation to equalize the Department of Revenue interest rates. 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.1566 HD1711 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1566) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to the lawful ownership, use, possession, transfer, purchase, receipt or transportation of firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1567 HD1716 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1567) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to the right to carry firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1568 HD1721 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1568) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others for legislation to prohibit subdivisions of the Commonwealth from further restricting the use or possession of firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1681 HD1844 By Mr. Dempsey of Haverhill, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1681) of Brian S. Dempsey and others for legislation to provide for an income tax deduction for contributions made to college savings plans. Revenue.
S.1725 SD294 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1725) of Stephen M. Brewer, Michael J. Rodrigues, Stephen Kulik, Benjamin B. Downing and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to permist for overweight vehicles. Transportation.
S.1726 SD672 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1726) of Stephen M. Brewer, David M. Torrisi, George N. Peterson, Jr., Marc T. Lombardo and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to standards for protective headgear for operators or passengers on motorcycles. Transportation.
S.1728 SD1771 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1728) of Stephen M. Brewer, Steven S. Howitt, Christine E. Canavan, Elizabeth A. Poirier and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to motorcycle safety with malfunctioning traffic signals not detecting motorcycles. Transportation.
S.1748 SD1687 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1748) of Robert L. Hedlund, Marc T. Lombardo, Anne M. Gobi, Joyce A. Spiliotis and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify the definition, testing regulations and enforcement of motorcyle sound emissions. Transportation.
S.1761 SD1545 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1761) of Thomas M. McGee, Marc T. Lombardo, Christine E. Canavan, Geoff Diehl and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote and and advance motorcycle safety. Transportation.
S.1841 SD82 By Ms. Creem, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1841) of Wolf, Welch, Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation to sustain community preservation [Joint Committee on Community Development and Small Businesses].
S.1870 SD677 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1870) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Stephen L. DiNatale, Steven S. Howitt and others for legislation to enhance the Global Warming Solutions Act. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1995 HD2523 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1995) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to the distribution of raw milk. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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.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.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.2078 HD2275 By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2078) of Daniel B. Winslow and others relative to the approval of affordable health insurance contacts by the Commissioner of Insurance. Financial Services.
H.2087 HD2965 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2087) of Randy Hunt and others relative to the duty for certain adults to obtain and maintain creditable health care coverage. Health Care Financing.
H.2103 HD2437 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2103) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to tuition waivers for veterans. Higher Education.
H.2192 HD2193 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2192) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others that persons charged with the commission of felonies be rquired to submit DNA samples. The Judiciary.
H.2219 HD2364 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2219) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to the dealth penalty in the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.2247 HD2114 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2247) of Shaunna O'Connell and others relative to electronic benefit transfer cards. The Judiciary.
H.2283 HD2286 By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2283) of Daniel B. Winslow and Steven S. Howitt relative to civil actions for violations of certain consumer protection laws. The Judiciary.
H.2299 HD2271 By Messrs. Jones of North Reading and deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2299) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others that employees injured due to willful misconduct be prohibited from receiving any portion of compensation benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2300 HD2343 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2300) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to unemployment insurance reform. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2302 HD2483 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2302) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the establishment of a minimum training wage. Labor and Workforce Development
H.2313 HD2273 By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2313) of Daniel B. Winslow and others for legislation to establish a minimum wage for certain seasonal employees under twenty years of age. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2325 HD2413 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2325) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to municipal relief. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.2351 HD2935 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2351) of Randy Hunt and others relative to the minimum number of employees required for payment of the health care contribution by small businesses. Public Health.
S.2352 SD2272 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2352) of James E. Timilty and Steven S. Howitt (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Seekonk to convert seasonal licenses to annual licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
S.2353 SD2273 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2353) of James E. Timilty and Steven S. Howitt (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Seekonk to grant additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local approval received.]
H.2457 HD2087 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2457) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to health insurance reform for municipal employees. Public Service.
H.2458 HD2092 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2458) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to local approval of municipal health insurance reform. Public Service.
H.2459 HD2100 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2459) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to municipal health insurance plans. Public Service.
H.2520 HD2944 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2520) of Randy Hunt and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the feasibility of simplifying the personal income tax laws. Revenue.
H.2526 HD2218 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2526) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others for legislation to include home heating costs in the calculation of tax credits for senior citizens. Revenue.
H.2527 HD2276 By Messrs. Jones of North Reading and deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2527) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others for legislation to provide tax incentives for the creation of certain high wage jobs. Revenue.
H.2528 HD2281 By Messrs. Jones of North Reading and deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2528) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to tax credits for certain veterans. Revenue.
H.2530 HD2318 By Messrs. Jones of North Reading and deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2530) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to stimulating the economy through job creation. Revenue.
H.2531 HD2323 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2531) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to Chapter 70 appropriations. Revenue.
H.2532 HD2335 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2532) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to sales and excise tax exemptions for disabled veterans. Revenue.
H.2534 HD2378 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2534) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to reducing the income tax rate. Revenue.
H.2535 HD2426 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2535) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others for legislation to establish a sales tax holiday for the year 2011. Revenue.
H.2570 HD2268 By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2570) of Daniel B. Winslow and others for legislation to provide an income tax credit for certain sales tax payments. Revenue.
H.2585 HD2089 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2585) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for legislation to repeal the law restricting the privatization of certain governmental functions. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2600 HD2274 By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2600) of Daniel B. Winslow and others for legislation to promote privatization and repeal prevailing wage restrictions in certain public services. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2602 HD2314 By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2602) of Daniel B. Winslow and others relative to job creation by increasing disposable income in the state economy. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2645 HD2154 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2645) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the sale or lease of turnpike service plazas. Transportation.
H.2686 HD3487 By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2686) of Daniel B. Winslow and others for legislation to require recipients of state benefits to complete an expenditure verification questionnaire. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.2960 HD2467 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2960) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for legislation to transfer the payment of personnel and operating expenses of the Department of Highways from the capital budget to the operating budget of said department. Public Service.
H.2996 HD3023 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2996) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the reduction of certain sales and use taxes. Revenue.
H.3122 HD2448 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3122) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the approval of sewer disposal systems which have been installed for less than three years. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3203 HD2449 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3203) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others for legislation to establish a sales tax holiday for certain "Energy Star" products, so-called. Revenue.
H.3221 HD3526 By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME] of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3221) of [PETITIONERS LIST] for legislation to increase the membership of the board of agriculture within the Department of Agricultural Resources. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3351 HD1184 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3351) of Stephen Kulik, Bruce E. Tarr and Steven S. Howitt relative to meat and poultry production, processing and inspection. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3426 HD2104 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3426) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for legislation to require a two-thirds vote of the Senate and the House of Representatives prior to making appropriations from the Stabilization Fund. Ways and Means (Joint).
H.3431 HD3578 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough and Senator Timilty, joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3431) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others that the town of Norton be authorized to grant certain easements and restrictions over certain town-owned land. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3554 HD2321 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3554) of Bruce Tarr and others relative to the taxation of persons primarily engaged in agriculture, farming or commercial fishing. 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.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.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.3913 HD4056 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford and Senator Moore, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John V. Fernandes, Richard T. Moore and others for legislation to enhance community safety by strengthening the laws regulating undocumented illegal aliens residing or working in the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.3953 HD4282 By Representative Haddad of Somerset and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Patricia A. Haddad, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court (by vote of the town) relative to the deveopment of the Meditech project on a certain parcel of land located in the town of Freetown. State Administration and Regualtory Oversight. [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.4007 HD4293 By Messrs. Brodeur of Melrose and Parisella, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, House, No. [BILL NUMBER]) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to employment for members of the armed forces returning from active duty. House Rules.
H.4019 HD4216 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Louis L. Kafka and others for the issuance of an annual proclamation by the Governor establishing the third week in October as Male Breast Cancer Awareness Week. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
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.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.

Rep. Steven Howitt is a dedicated public servant, advocate for accountability, business owner and third generation Seekonk resident with over 30 years of public service to the community and to the Commonwealth. Happily married to Pam Tesler Howitt, a philanthropy executive, since 1990. He is a graduate with a BS/BA from Boston University 's School of Management. Rep. Howitt previously was elected and served two terms on the Seekonk Planning Board and one term on the Seekonk Board of Selectmen. He also held appointments to both the Seekonk Cable and Recycling Committees. He currently volunteers with numerous civic organizations, and looks to actively give back to the communities he serves.

Fourth Bristol, Consisting of Norton: Precincts 1, 2; Rehoboth; Seekonk; Swansea: Precincts 4, 5.

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