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Alan Silvia Representative

D Fall River
Alan Silvia

Addresses

State House
Room 33
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2060
Fax: 617-626-0168
Email: Alan.Silvia@mahouse.gov
District Office
1664 South Main St.
Fall River, MA 02724
Phone: 774-526-1122
Bill Docket Bill Title
S.22 SD136 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 22) of Gale D. Candaras, John W. Scibak, Stephen L. DiNatale, Alan Silvia and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a loan repayment program for direct care human service workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.113 HD2078 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 113) of John D. Keenan and others for legislation to establish a task force on child sexual abuse prevention. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.135 HD364 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 135) of James J. O'Day and others relative to housing and support services to unaccompanied homeless youth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.143 HD639 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 143) of Denise Provost and others relative to services for homeless individuals and families receiving assistance under the program of emergency aid to elders, disabled and children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.168 HD3454 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 168) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to expand access to healthy foods through improved nutritional products at corner stores and farmers markets. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.391 HD1303 By Mr. Frost of Auburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 391) of Paul K. Frost and others for legislation to protect the rights of students to express religious viewpoints. Education.
H.427 HD950 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 427) of Randy Hunt and others relative to parental notification for out-of-school-district counseling referrals. Education.
H.431 HD2413 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 431) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to parental notification . Education.
H.472 HD3285 By Representative Rogers of Cambridge and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 472) of David M. Rogers, Katherine Clark and others for legislation concerning media literacy in schools. Education.
H.478 HD2685 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 478) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others that physical education be a required subject in all grades for all students in public schools and charter schools. Education.
S.483 SD201 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 483) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Bruce E. Tarr, Gale D. Candaras, Robert M. Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate pharmacy audits. Financial Services.
S.538 SD1396 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 538) of Richard T. Moore, John W. Scibak, Stephen L. DiNatale, Carlos Henriquez and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the provider's council. Health Care Financing.
S.587 SD210 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 587) of Karen E. Spilka, John W. Scibak, Stephen L. DiNatale, Alan Silvia and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote higher education among employees of human services provider organizations. Higher Education.
H.658 HD3036 By Mr. Beaton of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 658) of Matthew A. Beaton and others for legislation to authorize the Commonwealth to enter into an interstate compact for the enforcement of certain wildlife protection laws. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1025 HD1189 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1025) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the SHINE health insurance counseling program. Health Care Financing.
H.1198 HD3033 By Mr. Beaton of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1198) of Matthew A. Beaton and others for legislation to increase the penalties for violations of certain hunting laws. The Judiciary.
H.1282 HD2343 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1282) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to the penalties for the dissemination of matter harmful to minors in school. The Judiciary.
H.1422 HD2004 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1422) of Mary S. Keefe and others relative to the penalties for debarred contractors participating in certain contracts. The Judiciary.
H.1479 HD1223 By Messrs. Lyons of Andover and Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1479) of James J. Lyons, Jr., Marc T. Lombardo and others relative to the use of the term "gender identity" in the General Laws. The Judiciary.
H.1553 HD1785 By Representatives Peisch of Wellesley and Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1553) of Alice Hanlon Peisch, Josh S. Cutler and others relative to providing protection against compelled disclosure of certain information by members of the news media. The Judiciary.
H.1586 HD1515 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1586) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others relative to the electronic publication of certain legal notices by government entities. The Judiciary.
H.1701 HD1891 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1701) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to increase the minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1713 HD994 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1713) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to workers' compensation to persons with permanent and total injuries. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1750 HD2258 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1750) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to establish employment rights for certain domestic workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1760 SD1790 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael J. Rodrigues, David B. Sullivan, Alan Silvia and Paul A. Schmid, III for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Jeffrey Cowell, an employee of the Department of Correction. Public Service.
S.1764 SD1801 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition of Michael J. Rodrigues, David B. Sullivan, Alan Silvia and Paul A. Schmid, III (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation relative to a water storage facility in the city of Fall River. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.1799 HD1235 By Representative Malia of Boston and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1799) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Jennifer L. Flanagan and others relative to mental health services for children. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1847 SD1851 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Alan Silvia for legislation to authorize the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to acquire certain parcels of land in the city of Fall River. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1851 SD1870 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1851) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Paul A. Schmid, III and Alan Silvia (with the approval of the Mayor and City Council) for legislation to authorize the city of Fall River to use certain park land for combined sewer overflow control. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.1859 HD3216 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Wolf, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1859) of Stephen Kulik, Daniel A. Wolf and others relative to municipal zoning, subdivision control, and master planning. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1874 HD1738 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1874) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others relative to the protection of puppies and kittens. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1914 SD1898 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross, Linda Campbell and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animal welfare and safety. The Judiciary.
S.1969 SD1969 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Alan Silvia, Paul A. Schmid, III, Patricia A. Haddad and others for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Maria A. DeCoste, an employee of the Department of Transitional Assistance. Public Service.
H.1970 HD396 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1970) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to establish a registry of volunteer personnel within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.2066 HD1967 By Messrs. Rogers of Cambridge and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2066) of David M. Rogers, Jonathan Hecht and others relative to improving asthma in schools. Public Health.
H.2179 HD3458 By Ms. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2179) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the safety of public buildings in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2200 HD2943 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2200) of Aaron Vega and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the application of building codes when existing structures in gateway cities are converted to a mixed-use development. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2370 HD2328 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2370) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to the retirement benefits of state police dispatchers. Public Service.
H.2389 HD2298 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2389) of Michael J. Moran and others relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee on Public Counsel Services. Public Service.
H.2536 HD2691 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2536) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to create an angel investor tax credit. Revenue.
H.2593 HD2701 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2593) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to increase the tobacco excise tax, supplement the Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund and reduce youth tobacco consumption. Revenue.
H.2714 HD3404 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2714) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to the disabled veterans exemption from the motor vehicle excise tax. Revenue.
H.2770 HD3424 By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2770) of Daniel B. Winslow and Alan Silvia relative to special obligation bonds secured by community preservation fund revenues of cities and towns. Revenue.
H.2806 HD1313 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2806) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to promote purchasing from social enterprises by governmental bodies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2976 HD307 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2976) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the certification and regulation by the Department of Telecommunications and Energy of persons engaged in the consensual and voluntary towing of motor vehicles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3028 HD1555 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3028) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Alan Silvia and Denise Andrews for legislation to authorize the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to provide oral examinations for learning permits. Transportation.
H.3029 HD3300 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3029) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to create a rail transit fund from certain increased assessments and vehicle emissions classifications. Transportation.
H.3091 HD1917 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3091) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to establishing an active streets certification program within the Department of Transportation to encourage walking, cycling, and the use of public transportation in municipalities. Transportation.
H.3136 HD1514 By Representative Roy of Franklin and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3136) of Jeffrey N. Roy, Karen Spilka and others relative to the requirements for distinctive registration plates. Transportation.
H.3177 HD506 By Mr. Basile of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3177) of Carlo Basile and others for legislation to establish a program for assisting certain disabled veterans in making home modifications. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3284 HD3119 By Representatives Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3284) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others for legislation to improve the transportation system in the Commonwealth to encourage economic stability and growth through job retention and development. Transportation.
H.4037 Text of an amendment (offered by Mr. DeLeo of Winthrop and other members of the House) to the Senate Bill enhancing protection for victims of domestic violence (Senate, No. 1897). April 8, 2014.
H.3427
By Request
HD2135 By Ms. Campbell of Methuen (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3427) of Linda Campbell and Alan Silvia for legislation to increase the penalties for crimes involving breaking and entering. The Judiciary.

Alan Silvia, A life- long resident of Fall River. Earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Northeastern University, a Master of Science degree from Salve Regina University and he served in South East Asia during the Viet Nam Conflict obtaining an Honorable Discharge from the United States Marines. His law enforcement career is vast, including twenty one years of service as a detective with the Fall River Police Department. During that period he was involved in the investigation of all major crimes including rape, robbery, embezzlement and homicide. In addition, he served several years in the Sexual Abuse Unit where he investigated crimes of violence against children; interviewing, collaborating with state and local agencies, crisis, and intervention and court presentation. He developed and implemented a sexual abuse prevention curriculum within the Fall River School District, (SPEAK Program), and he provided community education in areas of child abuse prevention, rape, elder and substance abuse. His community service affiliations include: City of Fall River Planning Board, (Chairman, Present), South End Neighborhood Assn. (President, Present), Child Protection Council ( Past Board Member),Citizens for Citizens ( Past Board Member),Greater Fall River Alcoholism Council (Past Board Member),Greater New Bedford Coalition of Domestic Violence (Past Member) Kennedy – Donovan Center, Inc. – Human Rights Committee (Past Member).

Personal Information

Profession: Retired Fall River Police Officer
Children: 1
Grandchildren: 3
Religion: Catholic
Pets: 1

Career Highlights

  • USMC, Viet Nam Era Veteran
  • Fall River Police Dept. Major Crimes Detective
  • Vice President Seven Hills Foundation Inc.
  • Executive Director PYCO, Inc.; Small Business Owner

Education & Public Service

  • Salve Regina University, MS
  • Northeastern University, BS
  • BMC Durfee High School , Fall River, Ma.
Seventh Bristol, consisting of Fall River: Ward 1: Precincts B, C, Wards 2, 3, 4, Ward 5: Precinct A.

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