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William C. Galvin Representative

D Canton
William C. Galvin

Addresses

State House
Room 448
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2582
Email: William.Galvin@mahouse.gov
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.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.
H.964 HD298 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 964) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to burial benefits of veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
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.
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.1062 SD129 By Mr. Timilty, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1062) of James Timilty, Louis L. Kafka, Bruce J. Ayers and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize the Norfolk County Commissioners to borrow money for the renovation of buildings at Norfolk County Agricultural High School in the town of Walpole [Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government].
S.1311 SD1241 By Mr. Joyce, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1311) of Galvin and Joyce for legislation to establish early retirement incentives for the Blue Hills retirement system [Joint Committee on Public Service].
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.
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.1818 SD493 By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1818) of John Hart, Jr., James T. Welch, David T. Vieira, James M. Cantwell and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to fuel and shelter benefits for veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.1825 SD1525 By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1825) of John Hart, Jr., Todd M. Smola, Sal N. DiDomenico, Richard T. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to train and certify veterans service officers and agents. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1897 HD2759 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1897) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.2065 HD2754 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2065) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to health insurance policies requirements to provide coverage for the treatment of children with cleft lips and palates. Financial Services.
H.2066 HD2849 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2066) of Louis L. Kafka and others that health insurance policies that cover infantile cataract surgery provide coverage for aphakic lenses for treatment and rehabilitation. Financial Services.
H.2221 HD2714 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2221) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to certain providers of health care services being exempt from jury duty. The Judiciary.
H.2233 HD2967 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2233) of Louis L. Kafka and others for legislation to allow for physican assisted suicide for qualified patients to end their lives. The Judiciary.
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.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.2366 HD2917 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2366) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to public access of private restrooms. Public Health.
H.2406 HD2868 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2406) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to fire protection systems for buildings and structures. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2471 HD2847 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2471) of Louis L. Kafka, William C. Galvin and John P. Fresolo relative to creditable service for retirement purposes for certain public safety officers. Public Service.
H.2889 HD3333 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2889) of Paul McMurtry, James M. Murphy and William C. Galvin relative to authorizing the Norfolk County Commissioners to borrow money for the repair, renovation and constructing, equipping and furnishing of buildings at Norfolk County Agricultural High School in the town of Walpole. Municipalities and Regional Government.
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.3307 HD1824 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3307) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to the training and certification of veteran service agents. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3587 HD3681 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Tackey Chan and others for legislation to regulate sex offender registration in the 21st century. The Judiciary.
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.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.4417 HD4538 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4417) of Louis L. Kafka, William C. Galvin and Brian A. Joyce (by vote of the town) that the town of Stoughton be authorized to establish the position of deputy police chief and exempt said position from the provisions of civil service law. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]

Representative William C. Galvin is currently serving his 10th term as a State Representative in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. He represents the towns of Avon, Canton, and Stoughton precincts 1,5,7,8. He is the current Chair of the House Committee on Personnel and Administration. He lives in Canton with his wife and two children. He is also a member of the Board of Assessors in the town of Canton and is the co-owner and operator of a family-run insurance agency in Canton.

Personal Information

Profession: Insurance Broker

Career Highlights

  • March 2009, Chair of the House Committee on Personnel and Administration
  • Long Term Member of House Ways and Means
  • Vice Chair of the Joint Committee on Insurance and Vice Chair of the Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities

Education & Public Service

  • Canton High School
  • Framingham State College
  • Suffolk University
  • Canton Board of Assessors (1987-present)
  • Board of Library Trustees (1979-1987)
  • Mass. House (1991-present)
  • Representative William Galvin with the Canton Avon Fire Chiefs

  • Representative William Galvin

Sixth Norfolk, Consisting of Avon; Canton; Stoughton: Precincts 1, 5, 7, 8.

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