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Geoff Diehl Representative

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Geoff Diehl

Addresses

State House
Room 167
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2810
Email: Geoff.Diehl@mahouse.gov
Bill Docket Bill Title
SD2036 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) 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.
HD2196 (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to authorizing the city of Boston retirement board to grant creditable service to certain nurses
HD2465 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 9) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to stabilizing nursing facilities in the Commonwealth. Health Care Financing.
HD3651 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for adoption of resolutions condemning the actions of the Internal Revenue Service in regard to their investigation of non-profit groups with certain political affiliations. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
HD3695 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Edward F. Coppinger and others for legislation to establish a sales tax holiday in August 2013. Revenue.
HD3788 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others for legislation to exempt prisoners of war from paying state income taxes. Revenue.
HD3864 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 repeal the 2013 sales tax on computer and software technology services. Revenue.
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.
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.
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.
S.15 SD1343 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by proposal, Senate, No. 15) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross and Geoff Diehl for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the reform of the Executive Council. The Judiciary.
H.67 HD966 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 67) of Byron Rushing and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the subject matter of initiative petitions. The Judiciary.
H.71 HD840 By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 71) of F. Jay Barrows and others for legislation to establish a substance screening program within the Department of Transitional Assistance. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.78 HD2945 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 78) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to services for adults with developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.90 HD1439 By Mr. Fattman of Sutton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 90) of Ryan C. Fattman and others for legislation to place photo identification on electronic benefit transfer (EBT) cards. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.109 HD2459 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 109) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the electronic benefits transfer (EBT) cash assistance program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.132 HD3378 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 132) of Robert L. Hedlund and others that the Department of Transitional Assistance establish and maintain an online application process for businesses wishing to apply to accept electronic benefit transfer cards at point of sale. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.133 HD3384 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 133) of Robert L. Hedlund and others for legislation to eliminate fraud in the public assistance programs by requiring stringent asset and identity verification checks before the awarding of benefits. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.138 HD2623 By Representatives Orrall of Lakeville and O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 138) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for legislation to add 911 emergency responders to the list of locations for a safe surrender under the baby safe haven law. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.151 HD1379 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 151) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to assist people with disabilities in realizing their rights and exercising their responsibilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.190 HD3408 By Ms. Cariddi of North Adams, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 190) of Gailanne M. Cariddi and others relative to the do not call list law to regulate certain charitable solicitations. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.244 HD2163 By Mr. Madden of Nantucket, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 244) of Timothy R. Madden and others for legislation to prevent the automatic signing up of consumers for products or services . Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.267 HD999 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 267) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.307 SD1602 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 307) of Bruce E. Tarr, Geoff Diehl and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to create a statewide assisted living facility master plan. Elder Affairs.
H.445 HD2095 By Mr. Mannal of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 445) of Brian R. Mannal and others for legislation to recognize cheerleading as a sport. Education.
H.457 HD2923 By Representatives Peisch of Wellesley and Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 457) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the quality of education by reviving the foundation budget review commission. Education.
H.466 HD570 By Ms. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 466) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others for legislation to require parental consent on sex education in public schools. Education.
H.513 HD573 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 513) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to requiring the teaching of civics in all public elementary and high schools in the Commonwealth. Education.
H.573 HD293 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 573) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to municipal election ballots . Election Laws.
H.622 HD2704 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 622) of Shaunna O'Connell and others for legislation to require valid identification when casting provisional ballots. Election Laws.
H.623 HD1468 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 623) of Jerald A. Parisella and others relative to voting overseas. Election Laws.
S.633 SD657 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 633) of William N. Brownsberger, Harriette L. Chandler, Katherine M. Clark, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to extend the statute of limitations in civil child sexual abuse cases. The Judiciary.
H.726 HD2553 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 726) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to increase the membership of the board of agriculture within the Department of Agricultural Resources. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.741 SD1690 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 741) of Robert L. Hedlund, Thomas M. Stanley, Martha M. Walz, John P. Fresolo and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent animal cruelty. The Judiciary.
S.802 SD1420 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 802) of Bruce E. Tarr, Bruce J. Ayers, John P. Fresolo, Randy Hunt and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to out of state sex offenders. The Judiciary.
S.803 SD1421 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 803) of Bruce E. Tarr, John P. Fresolo, Randy Hunt, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to rape of a child by force. The Judiciary.
S.804 SD1423 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 804) of Bruce E. Tarr, John P. Fresolo, Randy Hunt, Angelo L. D'Emilia and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to sexual deviants. The Judiciary.
S.813 SD1581 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 813) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Geoff Diehl, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the appropriate use of public funds. The Judiciary.
S.815 SD1667 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 815) of Bruce E. Tarr, Matthew A. Beaton, Katherine M. Clark, Angelo L. D'Emilia and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance assessment information of the sexual offender registration board. The Judiciary.
S.819 SD1696 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 819) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Geoff Diehl, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to habitual drunk drivers. The Judiciary.
H.863 HD122 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 863) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
H.947 HD2780 By Representatives Mahoney of Worcester and Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 947) of John J. Mahoney and others for legislation to establish a foreclosure mediation program within the Office of Public Collaboration at the University of Massachusetts at Boston to offer alternative to forclosures. Financial Services.
S.975 SD1544 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 975) of Bruce E. Tarr, Geoff Diehl and Ann-Margaret Ferrante for legislation to further regulate town meeting notices. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1000 HD2246 By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1000) of Daniel B. Winslow and others relative to the approval of affordable health insurance contacts by the Commissioner of Insurance. Financial Services.
H.1008 HD1577 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1008) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to the annual reporting of patient safety by health care providers. Health Care Financing.
H.1068 HD2502 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1068) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to tuition waivers for veterans. Higher Education.
H.1073 HD2038 By Messrs. Lyons of Andover and Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1073) of James J. Lyons, Jr. and others relative to in-state tuition rates and fees at public institutions. Higher Education.
H.1094 HD3238 By Mr. Binienda of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1094) of John J. Binienda and others for legislation to further enhance efficiency and accountability of operations at local housing authorities. Housing.
H.1104 HD3445 By Representatives Conroy of Wayland and Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1104) of Thomas P. Conroy and others for legislation to grant preference to veterans in all state-aided housing projects in the Commonwealth. Housing.
H.1128 HD2474 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1128) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to public housing restrictions. Housing.
S.1137 SD265 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1137) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Stephen L. DiNatale, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to police pursuits in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1189 SD632 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1189) of James E. Timilty, Stephen L. DiNatale, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to police training. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1286 HD2950 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1286) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to expenses and financing of the judicial system. The Judiciary.
H.1287 HD2976 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1287) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to clarifying procedures for the custodial protection by law enforcement and court officials of a child requiring assistance. The Judiciary.
S.1292 SD1621 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1292) of Bruce E. Tarr, James E. Timilty, Geoff Diehl, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide a property tax credit to surviving spouses of certain public safety personnel. Public Service.
S.1298 SD924 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1298) of James E. Timilty, Michael O. Moore, Mark J. Cusack, Paul J. Donato and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining. Public Service.
H.1354 HD1850 By Ms. Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1354) of Colleen M. Garry and others relative to the definition of gender identity as it applies to lawfully segregated facilities. The Judiciary.
H.1401 HD2382 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1401) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to excusing certain sole owners of businesses from jury service. The Judiciary.
H.1404 HD2405 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1404) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the penalties for the crime of fetal homicide. The Judiciary.
H.1409 HD2986 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1409) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to protection from sex offenders. The Judiciary.
S.1422 SD1315 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1422) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Geoff Diehl, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce the income tax. Revenue.
S.1424 SD1379 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1424) of Bruce E. Tarr and Geoff Diehl for legislation relative to the interest rate on tax-deferred property. Revenue.
S.1433 SD1600 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1433) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, James E. Timilty, Geoff Diehl and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce the sales tax to 5%. Revenue.
S.1443 SD1754 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1443) of Bruce E. Tarr, Geoff Diehl, Barry R. Finegold, Thomas J. Calter and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote economic growth in the Commonwealth. Revenue.
H.1452 HD1441 By Representatives Kuros of Uxbridge and Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1452) of Kevin J. Kuros, Elizabeth A. Poirier and others for legislation to prohibit partial birth abortions. 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.1480 HD2916 By Messrs. Lyons of Andover and Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1480) of James J. Lyons, Jr., Marc T. Lombardo and others relative to the collection of outstanding delinquent legal fees. The Judiciary.
S.1506 SD21 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1506) of Michael O. Moore and Geoff Diehl for legislation to promote safety in transportation projects through public inspections. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1510 SD1304 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1510) of Richard T. Moore, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Michael O. Moore, Randy Hunt and other members of the General Court for legislation to established the Sunset Review Commission. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1525 HD2880 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1525) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
H.1526 HD663 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1526) of Shaunna O'Connell, James J. Dwyer and others relative to public access to sex offender information. The Judiciary.
H.1527 HD664 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1527) of Shaunna O'Connell, James J. Dwyer and others relative to the penalties for sexual abuse of a child under the age of 13. The Judiciary.
H.1528 HD665 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1528) of Shaunna O'Connell, James J. Dwyer and others relative to the protection of children and developmentally disabled individuals. The Judiciary.
H.1529 HD667 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1529) of Shaunna O'Connell, James J. Dwyer and others relative to the sex offender laws. The Judiciary.
H.1530 HD1328 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1530) of Shaunna O'Connell, James J. Dwyer and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of criminal offender record information requestors conducting fingerprint-based checks of the national criminal history databases. The Judiciary.
S.1537 SD1316 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1537) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross and Geoff Diehl for legislation relative to human contact with state agencies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1540 SD1372 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1540) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Geoff Diehl and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation to require fiscal responsibility. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1542 SD1565 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1542) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Geoff Diehl and Michael R. Knapik for legislation relative to a worker documentation certification program. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1544 SD1589 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1544) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Geoff Diehl and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation relative to zero-based budgeting and budget transparency. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1549 HD239 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1549) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the apprehension of drunk drivers and other law violators. The Judiciary.
S.1550 SD1718 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1550) of Bruce E. Tarr, Geoff Diehl, Michael R. Knapik and Robert L. Hedlund for legislation to establish the Commonwealth Competition Council. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1552 HD1773 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1552) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to ensuring confidentiality for victims of rape and domestic violence. 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.1565 HD552 By Ms. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1565) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to information provided to women seeking abortions. The Judiciary.
H.1663 HD909 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1663) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to restricting the use of marijuana. The Judiciary.
H.1664 HD915 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1664) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to rental property and medical marijuana. The Judiciary.
H.1707 HD503 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1707) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to social network privacy and employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1710 HD1520 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1710) of Nick Collins and others promoting fairness in private construction contracts. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1710 SD1575 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1710) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Geoff Diehl and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to increase the civil fines and penalities of motorists who violate the right of way of other motorists. Transportation.
H.1714 HD2920 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1714) of Peter J. Durant and others for legislation to limit executive salaries of state funded nonprofit organizations and public charities. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1715 SD1758 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1715) of Bruce E. Tarr, Geoff Diehl and Michael R. Knapik for legislation relative to commercial fees. Transportation.
H.1716 HD2805 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1716) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others relative to apprenticeship programs. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1752 HD2675 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1752) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to prevailing wages. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1755 HD2650 By Representatives Orrall of Lakeville and Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1755) of Keiko M. Orrall and others relative to unemployment compensation rates from certain employers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1794 HD1658 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1794) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to ensure access to Department of Mental Health services for certain individuals with autism spectrum disorder and related conditions. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1827 HD79 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1827) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to the voting qualifications of municipal board members at public hearings. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1829 HD2458 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1829) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to the establishment of county stabilization funds. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1854 SD1865 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Brian M. Ashe, Bruce J. Ayers, Jay F. Barrows and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote motor vehicle safety. Transportation.
H.1860 HD931 By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1860) of Kevin J. Kuros and others for legislation to authorize cities and towns to establish cable enterprise funds for the support of educational and governmental channels. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1963 SD1942 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Richard T. Moore, Michael O. Moore, John F. Keenan, Brian A. Joyce and other members of the General Court for legislation to designate June fourteenth as the birthday of the United States Army and June ninth as General Sylvanus Thayer Day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1965 SD1945 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John F. Keenan, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Elizabeth A. Malia, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce prescription drug tampering and abuse. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1981 HD39 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1981) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to the modernization of optometric patient care. Public Health.
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.
H.2101 HD911 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2101) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to clarifying municipal regulations regarding medical marijuana. The Judiciary.
H.2102 HD913 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2102) of Cleon H. Turner and others realtive to property rights and medical marijuana. The Judiciary.
H.2121 HD982 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2121) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to require the installation of sprinkler systems in new or substantially rehabilitated construction of single and two family homes. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2183 HD2720 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2183) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to the minimum age for issuance of firearms identification cards. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2312 HD1342 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2312) of John V. Fernandes and others for legislation to prohibit mandatory polygraph testing for persons applying to become police officers. Public Service.
H.2375 HD2979 By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2375) of Kevin J. Kuros and others for legislation to require state employees to utilize vacation and personal days prior to requesting paid time off to volunteer under the Commonwealth Corps program. Public Service.
H.2508 HD2301 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2508) of Jennifer E. Benson and Geoff Diehl relative to the taxation of condominiums. Revenue.
H.2564 HD318 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2564) of John V. Fernandes and others providing tax exemptions for certain paraplegic veterans. Revenue.
H.2565 HD335 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2565) of John V. Fernandes and Geoff Diehl relative to making corrective changes in certain laws regarding the taxation of forest, farm and recreation land. Revenue.
H.2582 HD2593 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2582) of Sean Garballey and Geoff Diehl relative to the sale of tax exempt property sold by religious and charitable organizations. Revenue.
H.2609 HD2390 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2609) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the reduction of certain sales and use taxes. Revenue.
H.2611 HD2436 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2611) 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. Revenue.
H.2614 HD2448 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2614) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to reducing the income tax rate. Revenue.
H.2619 HD2498 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2619) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to Chapter 70 appropriations. Revenue.
H.2706 HD329 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2706) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others exempting agencies of the Commonwealth and cities and towns from payment of the tax imposed on the sale of gasoline. Revenue.
H.2780 HD2867 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2780) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to the collection of certain fees. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2805 HD2825 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2805) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others relative to the definition of fraud in public construction bid laws. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2830 HD2461 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2830) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the failure to file certain reports by candidates under the campaign finance laws. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2891 HD2743 By Mr. Timilty of Milton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2891) of Walter F. Timilty and others relative to flying the flag of the Commonwealth at half-staff annually to honor the victims of the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2901 HD3387 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2901) of Martin J. Walsh and others for legislation designate October 18 as inflammatory breast cancer awareness day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2924 HD2213 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2924) of Nick Collins and others relative to the safe operation of utility vaults. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2943 HD1105 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2943) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to include noncarbonated non-alcoholic beverages in the bottle law, so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2945 HD1886 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2945) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Telecommunications and Cable and the Department of Public Utilities to regulate the use of double utility poles . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3034 HD1320 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3034) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others for legislation to increase public input into public transit decisions. Transportation.
H.3065 HD767 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3065) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to standards for protective headgear for operators or passengers on motorcycles. Transportation.
H.3209 HD3267 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3209) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others relative to reimbursements to cities and towns for veterans' benefits' expenditures. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3216 HD3134 By Mr. Beaton of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3216) of Matthew A. Beaton and others for legislation to require that fiscal notes be attached to legislation providing unfunded mandates on municipal governments. Ways and Means.
H.3229 HD707 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3229) of Bradford Hill and others for legislation to raise the upper limit of juvenile court jurisdiction from 17 years old to 18 years of age. The Judiciary.
H.3264 HD1926 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3264) 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.3266 HD2693 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3266) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others for legislation to prohibit counties, cities or towns from adopting ordinances or regulations concerning lawful firearms, ammunition or ammunition component rights. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3269 HD2697 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3269) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to the licensing of firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3272 HD2712 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3272) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to the terms of firearm licenses and exempting certain persons from paying firearms license renewal fees. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3313 HD2786 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3313) of Shaunna O'Connell and others relative to allowing voluntary registration of independent contractors. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.3363 HD2812 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3363) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to county pension liability funding. Revenue.
H.3377 HD2849 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 7A) of Garrett J. Bradley and others for legislation to authorize the Plymouth County Contributory Retirement System to issue pension funding bonds or notes. Public Service.
H.3460 HD3615 By Representative Cronin of Easton and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Claire D. Cronin, Thomas Kennedy and others relative to providing for home modifications and moving expenses for certain victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.3503 HD3612 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others relative to the issuance of "Boston Strong" motor vehicle registration plates. Transportation.
H.3596 HD3698 By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Daniel B. Winslow and others for legislation to reduce sexual exploitation of victims of human trafficking. The Judiciary.
H.3646 Filed by Mr. Winslow of Norfolk and other members of the House. September 12, 2013.
H.3746 HD3921 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael D. Brady and others for legislation to require that assault and battery of a police officer responding to criminal activity to be prosecuted as a felony. The Judiciary.
H.3749 HD3879 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to filing fees for appeals of civil motor vehicle infractions. The Judiciary.
H.3827 HD3929 By Representatives Hunt of Sandwich and Atkins of Concord, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Randy Hunt, Cory Atkins and others for legislation to authorize income tax filers to make voluntary contributions to the Massachusetts Cultural Development Fund on their annual income tax returns. Revenue.
H.3910 HD4081 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Claire D. Cronin relative to the penalty for illegal sales of controlled substances in the vicinity of premises providing services for substance addiction. The Judiciary.
H.3943 HD3807 By Representatives Turner of Dennis and Hogan of Stow, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Cleon H. Turner, Kate Hogan and others relative to a sales tax exemption for the sale of used books and other items sold by libraries for fundraising purposes. Revenue.
H.3966 HD3905 By Messrs. Heroux of Attleboro and Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to licenses to carry firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
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.

Geoff Diehl was born in Bethlehem, PA, in the shadow of Lehigh University, which he would later attend. Along the way, he would earn the rank of Eagle Scout as well as Illinois State Scholar. Following graduation from college, he worked in New York City in advertising. On a blind date, Geoff met South Shore native KathyJo Boss and a year later, they were married. They spent several years in L.A. in television production before returning to the east coast to start a family.

Moving to her home town of Whitman, Geoff became an Account Executive at Sign Design (Brockton), then Poyant Signs (New Bedford) while also assisting KathyJo with opening their small business, Boss Academy of Performing Arts (Hanson).

They have two daughters, Kaylee and Emily, and are involved with many local organizations. KathyJo is a member of the Whitman Cultural Council and supports Hanson's Little League and DARE program. Geoff is a member of the South Shore and MetroSouth Chambers of Commerce, as well as a former member of the Whitman Finance Committee and By-Law Review Committee.

Personal Information

Profession: Small Business Owner
Spouse: KathyJo
Children: 2
Religion: Christian
Interests: Family, Writing, History, Travel

Career Highlights

  • Member, House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Member, House Committee on Rules
  • Member, House Committee on Personnel and Administration

Education & Public Service

  • Lehigh University;Double-Major: BA in Government, BA in Urban Studies – Class of ‘92
  • Lake Forest Academy– Class of ‘88
  • Former member of Whitman Finance Committee
  • Former member of Whitman By-Law Review Committee
  • Restored Whitman’s historic Toll House sign, 2007
  • Eagle Scout
  • Rep. Geoff Diehl at Sachem Nursing

  • Rep. Geoff Diehl and Family

  • Rep. Geoff Diehl and Family

Seventh Plymouth, Consisting of Abington; East Bridgewater: Precincts 2, 3, 4; Whitman.

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