Bill Docket Bill Title
HD4092 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Shaunna O'Connell and others for legislation to establish a one year waiting period prior to implementing new taxes. Revenue.
HD4093 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Shaunna O'Connell and others relative to the implementation of regulations. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
HD4094 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Shaunna O'Connell and others that the rules and regulations regarding the economic impact on small businesses be reviewed once every 5 years. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
HD4095 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Shaunna O'Connell and others relative to environmental impacts of generating facilities. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
HD4096 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Shaunna O'Connell and others relative to the posting of public hearing notices by the joint committee on ways and means. Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently.
HD4121 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Peter J. Durant and others relative to the theft of military service medals. The Judiciary.
HD4163 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 the unemployment insurance rate. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1979 SD1962 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, James M. Cantwell, Matthew A. Beaton, Antonio F. D. Cabral and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a Massachusetts Seafood Marketing Program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.2008 SD1992 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Donald F. Humason, Jr., James E. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to juvenile life with parole . The Judiciary.
S.2125 Text of the Senate (Senator Tarr) amendment to S2123
S.2158 SD2042 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2158) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Richard J. Ross and others for legislation to recover assets used in the commission of sexual offenses. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.2163 SD2036 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2163) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure compliance and equity in state reimbursement. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.2244 SD2090 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Donald F. Humason, Jr., James M. Cantwell, Leah Cole and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to distinctive registration plates. Transportation.
S.2345 Senate, Thursday, July 31, 2014 -- Substituted by amendment (Senator Tarr, et al) for the House Bill relative to the penalty for killing, maiming or poisoning of animals (House, No. 4328, amended).
H.4094 HD4197 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for legislation to authorize the board of elementary and secondary education to develop or implement the common core standards. Education.
H.4528 HD4528 By Mr. Wagner of Chicopee, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4528) of Joseph F. Wagner and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Chicopee be authorized to amend the charter of said city. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

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Profession: Legislator

Education & Public Service

  • Westfield State College, B.S., Criminal Justice (1989)
  • MA Senate (2013-present)
  • MA House (2003-2013)
  • Westfield Republican City Committee (1990-present)
Second Hampden and Hampshire -- Consisting of the cities of Chicopee, ward 7, precincts A and B, ward 8, precinct A, ward 9, precinct A, Holyoke and Westfield and the towns of Agawam, Granville, Montgomery, Russell, Southwick and Tolland, in the county of Hampden; and the towns of Easthampton and Southampton in the county of Hampshire.