Claire D. Cronin Representative

D Easton
Claire D. Cronin


State House
Room 130
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2130
Fax: 617-626-0285
Bill Docket Bill Title
SD14 For legislation to safeguard consumer parity rights.
SD15 For legislation to ensure parity for mental health and substance abuse treatment
SD17 For legislation to improve safety at automated teller machines
SD39 For legislation relative to compliance of condominium associations.
HD45 Relative to the modernization of optometric patient care
HD48 Relative to creating a difficult to manage unit within the Department of Mental Health
HD58 For legislation to establish a system for tracking the unmet service needs of persons with developmental disabilities
SD128 For legislation relative to just cause terminations.
HD137 (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Brockton be authorized to create a rent board for manufactured housing in said city
SD223 For legislation to establish a moratorium for charter schools
HD233 Relative to filing fees for limited liability companies
SD285 For legislation to combat climate change.
HD286 Relative to the payment and preservation of beds in nursing home facilities for recipients of MassHealth benefits
HD361 Relative to property tax exemptions for veterans
HD369 An Act establishing the genetic engineering transparency food and seed labeling act
HD372 Relative to parking advancements and the establishment of parking benefit districts in cities and towns
HD386 For legislation to further regulate the right to strike of public employees
HD464 Relative to the fixing or establishing of certain motor vehicle insurance rates
HD469 Relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage
HD500 Relative to health insurance coverage for mastectomies
SD516 For legislation to ensure accountability in the Department of Transitional Assistance
HD594 Relative to the restoration of oral health benefits for MassHealth recipients
SD604 For legislation to promote job training in the Commonwealth.
HD664 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) on institutional long term care
HD667 Relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility
HD668 Relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices purchased with a service contract
HD670 Relative to Medicaid expansion
HD678 Relative to the maximum number of patients assigned to a registered nurses or hospital care attendants
SD680 For legislation relative to the closing of hospital essential services
HD683 Relative to the safe handling of certain hazardous drugs
HD687 For legislation to benefit the Health Safety Net Trust Fund
HD689 For legislation to require certification of all public school teachers
HD694 That students with diabetes attending public or private schools be permitted to possess certain medical supplies and administer necessary treatments
HD706 Relative to the availability of prescription medication during an emergency
SD743 For legislation relative to language opportunity for our kids.
HD755 For legislation to provide four additional assistant clerks in Plymouth County
HD777 Relative to insurance coverage for colorectal cancer screenings and breast cancer screenings
HD792 For legislation require county and state correctional facilities to provide substance abuse services to certain inmates
HD826 For legislation to require coverage for community and home-based behavioral health care services for certain children and adolescents with mental health disorders
HD840 Relative to creating higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and other developmental disabilities
HD1016 That the Department of Mental Health operate a statewide program to provide mental health consultations to primary care physicians, pediatricians, nurse practitioners and providers of women who suffer from post-partum depression
HD1027 For legislation to provide equal access to evaluations for children with disabilities
HD1029 For legislation to establish safeguards to prevent death and disability from stroke
SD1066 For legislation relative to geography education
HD1067 For legislation to create a fiscal incentive program for veterans to pursue degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields
HD1095 Relative to the administration of controlled substances
SD1100 For legislation to regulate central service technicians.
HD1119 For legislation to establish a student loan repayment pilot program to be administered by the Board of Higher Education for licensed social workers
HD1129 Relative to turnaround plans for underperforming schools
HD1133 Relative to the development of economically sound and environmentally progressive solid waste management strategies to improve recycling.
HD1152 For legislation to allow teachers currently employed and receiving compensation to serve on the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
HD1153 For legislation to create a transitional aid to families with dependent children career pathways trust fund
HD1187 An Act requiring audiovisual recordings of certain police interrogations
HD1208 Relative to health care worker safety
HD1209 Relative to liability protection for disaster volunteers
HD1230 Relative to abusive or hostile work environments
SD1259 For legislation to establish the Massachusetts Economic and Financial Advisory Council.
SD1263 For legislation to create a municipal bond bank.
SD1267 For legislation to create a commission to examine best borrowing practices
HD1301 Relative to employment and job training
HD1314 For legislation to provide an income tax credit for child care expenses.
HD1318 Relative to creating a pilot program to transfer high acuity behavioral health and dual diagnosis patients away from overcrowded emergency departments
HD1322 For legislation to exempt employees of a public school districts from fees associated with background checks
HD1343 Relative to providing child care assistance to homeless families
HD1393 Relative to mental health services for children
HD1452 Relative to insurance coverage for mammograms and magnetic resonance imaging
HD1454 Relative to insurance coverage for mammograms
SD1470 For legislation to create a means for tracking the unmet need of individuals with developmental disabilities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
HD1471 Relative to providing a public education system of sufficient quality
HD1481 For legislation to ensure that students with disabilities have an opportunity to participate in physical education
HD1519 For the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor setting aside the month of May as the official month of kindness
HD1567 An Act relative to preventing death by drug overdose
HD1591 Relative to descendants email access and procedures
HD1593 For legislation to require transparency in solicitations via telephone and similar devices
HD1649 For legislation to establish a parent child testimonial privilege
SD1652 For legislation relative to deeds excise receipts
HD1663 Relative to certain civil infractions
HD1679 For legislation to establish the Department of Mental Health as the oversight agency for the mental health system within the state prison system
HD1684 An Act related to unfunded mandates on public schools
HD1698 Relative to establishing a foreign language education seal of biliteracy for students
HD1703 An Act to Create a Gateway Cities Public Safety Pilot Program
HD1758 For legislation to prevent medical bills from eroding an injury victim's compensation received through a settlement or court award
SD1762 For legislation relative to universal early education and full-day kindergarten.
SD1767 Relative to the establishment of a county stabilization fund.
HD1776 For legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy
SD1815 An Act to protect our environment and reduce the carbon footprint of the commonwealth
HD1817 Relative to the approval of town insurance appropriations
HD1827 Further regulating transportation of hazardous materials
HD1833 For legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability
HD1834 For legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities
SD1874 For legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity
HD1892 An Act relative to criminal record checks for referees
HD1893 Relative to rendering the criminal and civil justice systems accessible to victims of sexual violence
HD1899 For the establishment of a special commission on the eye care and vision health needs of the Commonwealth
HD1921 Relative to eliminating mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses
HD1948 Relative to the electronic publication of certain legal notices
HD1950 Relative to the requirements for distinctive registration plates
HD1967 Relative to increasing the base for the calculation of cost-of-living increases for retired public employees
HD2060 Relative to access to capital for business growth in economically distressed communities
HD2069 For legislation to authorize certain veterans to use facilities of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and regional transit authorities without cost to such veterans
HD2070 For legislation to establish a task force to identify and review state laws, regulations, and administrative directives that prescribe requirements for school districts
HD2073 For legislation to collect data regarding the use of solitary confinement
HD2076 Relative to voting overseas
HD2077 That the word “veteran” be added to ballots of candidates who have honorably served in the armed forces
HD2081 Relative to baseline concussion testing for student athletes
HD2088 Relative to certain judicial procedures
HD2089 For legislation to promote the use of restorative justice practices
HD2115 Relative to the training of persons supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
HD2155 Relative to public health, substance abuse, treatment and opioids and accessible substance abuse treatment for all
HD2165 For the establishment of a living minimum wage for employees and contracted employees of the Commonwealth
HD2211 For legislation to provide the highest quality education through access of innovative and research-based language education instructional programs
HD2287 Relative to property tax exemptions for persons over seventy years of age
HD2330 For legislation to authorize income tax filers to make voluntary contributions to the Massachusetts Cultural Development Fund on their annual income tax returns
HD2342 Relative to vocational training for the unemployed
HD2345 Relative to temporary workers’ unemployment benefits
HD2364 Relative to promoting job training in the Commonwealth
HD2368 Relative to access to child and adolescent mental health services
HD2382 An Act Strengthening the Massachusetts Home Care Program
HD2453 Relative to requiring a civil service examinations for certain positions in the Department of Transitional Assistance and the Department of Housing and Community Development
HD2456 Relative to stabilizing the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities
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
HD2474 Relative to public employees' workers compensation benefits
HD2475 Relative to retirement benefits of certain employees of the Department of Children and Families
HD2476 For legislation to establish secure choice retirement savings plan
HD2477 Relative to protecting Department of Children and Families social workers’ home addresses
HD2538 Relative to the taxation of inventory
HD2540 For legislation to increase the share of courses taught by full-time tenure and tenure-track faculty
HD2584 Relative to motor vehicle license suspension record privacy
HD2592 Relative to the use of solitary confinement in correctional facilities
HD2673 Relative to expanding the special education reimbursement program to include transportation costs
HD2684 For legislation to create an income tax credit for qualified tuition and fees for higher education
HD2704 Relative to enhancing the educational opportunities for expectant and parenting students
HD2706 For legislation to provide an income tax deduction for interest paid on certain graduate student loans
HD2759 Relative to creating a rebuttable presumption of job relatedness for certain public safety personnel suffering from disabling conditions caused by exposure to infectious diseases
HD2782 Relative to further regulating health care costs and the dispensing of controlled substances
HD2802 Relative to pay equity
HD2835 For legislation to establish a living wage for employees of certain retail stores and fast food restaurants
HD2879 For legislation to establish a commission to study veterans transportation issues
HD2942 An Act relative to improving mental health care through innovation
HD2943 For legislation to further regulate expenditures for mortgages from the Community Preservation Trust Fund
HD2948 For legislation to further regulate the sale of tobacco products to teenagers
HD2983 Relative to child and adolescent mental health services
HD2997 Relative to the criteria for the release of terminally ill inmates to alternative locations of confinement
HD3007 For the imposition of a tax on certain private institutions of higher learning for the purpose of establishing a separate fund to be known as the educational opportunity for all trust fund
HD3070 Relative to the penalty for the transmission of indecent visual depictions by persons less than eighteen years
HD3114 For legislation to develop a high quality pre-kindergarten education grant program
HD3130 For legislation to exempt veterans from civil service exam fees
HD3156 For legislation to reform pretrial processes
HD3165 Relative to strengthening and expanding affordable, quality higher education opportunities for residents of the Commonwealth
HD3215 Relative to enhancing consumer protection and transparency under the social work licensing law
HD3220 For legislation to institute programs to respond to sexual violence on higher education campuses
HD3279 An Act relative to the veteran allowance for public retirees
HD3298 Relative to establishing a right to counsel in certain eviction cases
HD3364 For legislation to provide a waiver of fees to veterans at public institutions of higher learning
HD3393 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the "Pay it Forward" model of higher education financing
HD3425 For legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity by enhancing the enforcement and penalties for violations of the controlled substances laws
HD3439 Relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee on Public Counsel Services
HD3463 For the establishment of a Massachusetts 2024 commission on the summer Olympic games

Representative Claire D. Cronin was elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives for the Eleventh Plymouth District, which includes both Brockton and Easton, on November 6, 2012. She is a graduate of Stonehill College and Suffolk University Law School. Cronin is admitted to the Massachusetts bar and also admitted to practice in U.S. District Court and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Prior to being elected, Representative Cronin maintained a law practice in Brockton, Massachusetts. She has been affiliated with Commonwealth Mediation and Conciliation in Brockton for the past ten years, where she has arbitrated and mediated cases involving a wide range of issues, including most notably, the landmark settlement of the Massachusetts clergy sexual abuse cases.

Representative Cronin served on the board of Old Colony YMCA in Brockton and was also a member of the Foundation for Excellence in Education in Easton (FEEE), a non-profit organization that supports the students of the Easton Public Schools by raising funds for state-of-the art technology and innovative grants. Formerly a member of the Brockton Democratic City Committee, Representative Cronin currently serves on the Easton Democratic Town Committee and Democratic State Committee.

Personal Information

Profession: Attorney/Legislator
Spouse: Ray Cronin
Children: 2
Religion: Catholic

Education & Public Service

  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D. 1985
  • Stonehill College, B.A. in Political Science 1982
Eleventh Plymouth, consisting of Brockton: Ward 1, Ward 3: Precinct D, Ward 7: Precincts C, D; Easton: Precincts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (Bristol Co.)