Carole Fiola Representative

D Fall River
Carole Fiola


State House
Room 443
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2460
Fax: 617-626-0460
District Office
441 North Main Street
2nd Floor
Fall River, MA 02720
Bill Docket Bill Title
HD48 Relative to creating a difficult to manage unit within the Department of Mental Health
HD63 For legislation to designate the month of October as Farm to School Month in the Commonwealth and to strategize opportunities to spread farm-to-school programs statewide
HD72 Relative to improving procurement procedures to assure opportunities for students with disabilities
HD130 For legislation to provide tax relief for persons suffering hardships due to public works projects or actions taken by municipal utility companies
HD231 For legislation to develop housing plans for families, with minor children, who are being evicted from publicly subsidized housing
SD234 For legislation relative to the spinal cord injury trust fund
HD282 For legislation to impose a penalty for the removal of American flags and fire and police commemorative medallions from burial places
HD297 Relative to summary process for possession of land
HD312 For legislation to provide legal services to small business property owners
HD314 Relative to the disposition of the personal property of tenants in actions for possession of land or tenements
HD347 Relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases
HD361 Relative to property tax exemptions for veterans
HD369 An Act establishing the genetic engineering transparency food and seed labeling act
HD397 For legislation to include instructions on the dangers and negative consequences of distributing sexually explicit visual material in human sexuality curriculum
HD400 Relative to the enforcement of condominium laws
HD407 Relative to exempting certain school supply expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers from the income tax
HD418 Relative to the financing and providing of health care services, including adult foster care, involving federal and state health care programs
HD459 Requiring health care coverage for the medically necessary treatment for disease, illness, injury, or bodily dysfunction required by a student's individual educational program
HD469 Relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage
HD497 Relative to the care of animals in cities and towns
HD565 For legislation to place the department of public utilities within the department of consumer affairs and business regulation
HD583 For legislation to regulate real estate appraisal management companies
HD602 For legislation to require hand sanitizer dispensers in schools
HD613 Relative to angel investor tax credits
SD667 For legislation relative to decommissioning plans for electric generating facilities
HD667 Relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility
HD670 Relative to Medicaid expansion
HD687 For legislation to benefit the Health Safety Net Trust Fund
HD691 For legislation to establish a homeless bill of rights
HD736 Relative to pregnancy, childbirth, or a related condition protection of employees and job applicants
HD765 Relative to establishing First Responders Day
SD828 For legislation to enhance the creative economy through the tax code.
SD836 For legislation to establish the Assawompset pond complex flood management district commission.
HD840 Relative to creating higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and other developmental disabilities
SD841 For legislation to require automated external defibrillators in schools.
HD842 For legislation to protect the viability of farms and farming in the Commonwealth
HD844 For legislation to impose a penalty for the destruction of crops and agricultural property
HD845 That the Department of Revenue in consultation with the Department of Agricultural Resources provide for an income tax deduction for the purchase of certain water conserving plants and items
HD847 For legislation to require landscape sprinkler systems to be constructed with automatic shutoff valves with rain sensor devices
HD874 Relative to the donations of leftover food by restaurants and cafeterias
HD1041 Relative to access to health insurance for human service providers and their employees
HD1046 For legislation to update the contraceptive coverage equity law to require insurance carriers to provide all contraceptive methods without a co-pay
SD1061 For legislation relative to Child-Centered Family Law.
HD1236 Relative to Lyme Disease treatment coverage
HD1244 Relative to defining a timeframe for users of real estate appraisal services to file a complaint with the Massachusetts Department of Public Licensure
HD1318 Relative to creating a pilot program to transfer high acuity behavioral health and dual diagnosis patients away from overcrowded emergency departments
HD1323 Relative to confining animals in a motor vehicle
HD1362 Relative to providing prescription drug cost reimbursements to certain retirees
HD1367 For legislation to require owners of rented or foreclosed properties to check for abandoned animals
HD1370 For legislation to strengthen the enforcement of certain dog laws
HD1381 For legislation to increase the annuities paid to certain disabled veterans and their families
HD1442 For legislation to provide pre-kindergarten education to four year old children meeting specific requirements in gateway cities
HD1522 Relative to reimbursements to cities and towns for veterans' benefits' expenditures
HD1547 Relative to providing expanded learning time for students
HD1583 Relative to establishing the Designated Port Area Fund for the improvement of existing commercial and marine industrial infrastructures
HD1584 An Act relative to tax credits for agricultural land
HD1593 For legislation to require transparency in solicitations via telephone and similar devices
HD1595 Relative to spouses under the definition of family members serving as paid caregivers
HD1657 Relative to buffer zones on land under the agricultural restriction program
HD1703 An Act to Create a Gateway Cities Public Safety Pilot Program
HD1704 For legislation to establish a Commonwealth underutilized building repair fund within the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency
HD1718 Relative to school attendance
HD1765 Relative to penalties for the crime of female genital mutilation
HD1824 For legislation to provide insurance coverage for certain medically necessary treatment for speech therapy, disease, illness, injury or bodily dysfunction
HD1843 An Act relative to designated port areas
HD1946 For legislation to create a loan repayment program for direct care human service workers
HD1991 Relative to penalties for the unauthorized sale of veterans' grave markers
HD2017 For legislation to require persons receiving unemployment insurance to register and receive orientation at a one-stop career center
HD2060 Relative to access to capital for business growth in economically distressed communities
HD2067 For legislation to establish performance standards for the reduction of municipal solid waste
HD2070 For legislation to establish a task force to identify and review state laws, regulations, and administrative directives that prescribe requirements for school districts
HD2115 Relative to the training of persons supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
HD2126 Relative to protecting puppies and kittens
HD2137 For legislation to define and further protect vulnerable persons on the roads of the Commonwealth
HD2382 An Act Strengthening the Massachusetts Home Care Program
HD2462 Relative to the retirement benefits of certain employees of the Department of Transitional Assistance and the Department of Housing and Community Development
HD2470 For legislation to promote accessibility and affordability of behavioral health and substance abuse services for recipients of MassHealth
HD2472 Relative to pension benefits for surviving spouses of Department of Children and Families social workers killed in the line of duty
HD2476 For legislation to establish secure choice retirement savings plan
HD2477 Relative to protecting Department of Children and Families social workers’ home addresses
HD2483 That hospitals provide certain patients in inpatient or observation status oral and written notice of such placement
HD2548 For legislation to establishing the Assawompset Pond Complex flood management district commission
HD2587 Relative to the registered land in the office of an assistant recorder
HD2678 Relative to the crime of intentionally obstructing vehicular of pedestrian traffic upon a public way
HD2802 Relative to pay equity
HD2897 That the Division of State Parks and Recreation issue a ParksPass waivers to certain veterans
HD2943 For legislation to further regulate expenditures for mortgages from the Community Preservation Trust Fund
HD2983 Relative to child and adolescent mental health services
HD3050 Relative to loans for failed septic systems
HD3088 Relative to higher education capital investment in gateway cities or abutting municipalities
HD3156 For legislation to reform pretrial processes
HD3200 For legislation to protect tenants and prevent vacancies in foreclosed homes
HD3217 For legislation to encourage the development of clean energy security, energy diversity and economic growth
HD3220 For legislation to institute programs to respond to sexual violence on higher education campuses
HD3241 Relative to electronic prescribing of opiates and other controlled substances
HD3316 For legislation relative to the asset forfeiture of child pornography
HD3411 For legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program for employees
HD3453 Relative to a reduction in fees for motor vehicle veteran registration plates
HD3463 For the establishment of a Massachusetts 2024 commission on the summer Olympic games
HD3489 That coastal estuary or embayment watersheds impaired due to nitrogen pollution be deemed to be nitrogen sensitive areas

By Request
HD828 Relative to distinctive registration plates for firefighters

Representative Carole Fiola was elected to the House of Representatives for the 6th Bristol District which includes the northern part of Fall River and the Assonet part of Freetown on September 10, 2013. She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Prior to being elected, Representative Fiola has been a Realtor and also served from 2001 – 2011 as an elected member of the Governor's Council. Representative Fiola was one of 8 council members who provided advice and consent for judical, clerk magistrate, appellate tax board and other appointees nominated by the Governor.

Representative Fiola serves on the boards of Steppingstone Inc., the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts, the Durfee High School Athletic Foundation and has served her community on many boards throughout her career.

Personal Information

Profession: Realtor
Spouse: Kenneth Fiola, Jr.
Children: 2
Religion: Catholic

Education & Public Service

  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, BA 1982
Sixth Bristol. - Consisting of precincts B and C of ward 5, precinct C of ward 6, all precincts of wards 7, 8, and 9, of the city of Fall River, and precinct 1, of the town of Freetown, both in the county of Bristol.