Denise C. Garlick Representative

D Needham
Denise C. Garlick


State House
Room 473G
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2070
Fax: 617-626-0197

Committee Membership

Bill Docket Bill Title
HD58 For legislation to establish a system for tracking the unmet service needs of persons with developmental disabilities
HD188 Relative to the false representation of military status
HD211 For legislation to further regulate the reporting requirements of mortgages secured by residential property
SD269 For legislation to provide access to full spectrum addiction treatment services
SD285 For legislation to combat climate change.
HD308 Relative to insurance coverage and payment for prescribed treatment for mitochondrial disease
HD361 Relative to property tax exemptions for veterans
HD369 An Act establishing the genetic engineering transparency food and seed labeling act
HD387 Relative to transparency in private utility construction contracts
HD414 For legislation to further regulate the performing of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health
HD448 Relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices purchased with a service contract
HD469 Relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage
HD496 For legislation to provide for the establishment of a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change
HD567 For legislation to increase the Commonwealth's compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act
HD595 Relative to common summary of payments forms for health care services
HD677 For legislation to support schools and communities to increase opportunities for physical activity
HD789 Relative to the effect of certain behavioral health disorders on certain disability insurance policies
HD842 For legislation to protect the viability of farms and farming in the Commonwealth
HD860 For legislation to require pain assessment and management in health care facilities
HD901 For legislation to prohibit the use of procedures which cause physical pain or deny a reasonable humane existence to persons with disabilities
HD945 For legislation to establish a rare disease advisory council
HD964 Relative to local housing authority resident protection
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
HD1041 Relative to access to health insurance for human service providers and their employees
HD1049 Relative to credible service for school nurses
HD1107 For legislation to compare total health care spending with projected single payer health care system spending
HD1112 That certain health facilities be directed to establish a "safe patient handling policy", so-called
SD1131 For legislation to create patient choice and education in the dispensing of opiate drugs.
HD1151 For legislation to establish a single-payer health insurance trust fund
HD1190 Relative to the storage and dissemination of certain public records in an electronic format
HD1208 Relative to health care worker safety
HD1321 Relative to the use of double utility poles of distribution or telephone companies
HD1323 Relative to confining animals in a motor vehicle
HD1367 For legislation to require owners of rented or foreclosed properties to check for abandoned animals
HD1381 For legislation to increase the annuities paid to certain disabled veterans and their families
HD1390 For legislation relative to the senior circuit breaker tax credit
HD1392 For legislation to require hospitals to conduct annual public meetings
HD1393 Relative to mental health services for children
HD1395 Relative to assignment level standards for providers by the Department of Early Education and Care
HD1412 Relative to the prevention and elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression within the Department of Elder Affairs.
HD1430 For legislation to require governing bodies of hospitals licensed by the Department of Public Health to complete a trustee training program
HD1450 Relative to the jurisdiction of the courts within the Housing Court Department
HD1460 For legislation to establish the building code coordinating council
HD1467 Relative to promoting child development and school-readiness
HD1505 Relative to gas leak repairs during road projects
HD1571 For legislation to establish a process to identify toxic chemical substances used in consumer products
HD1587 Relative to license plate tracking
HD1593 For legislation to require transparency in solicitations via telephone and similar devices
HD1602 For legislation to make and investigation and study to determine whether there are sufficient and appropriate services for low incidence students with disabilities
HD1670 For legislation relative to the establishment of a Medicaid and health care reform FMAP trust fund
HD1698 Relative to establishing a foreign language education seal of biliteracy for students
HD1730 Relative to hospital profit transparency and fairness and the establishment of a Medicaid reimbursement enhancement fund
SD1739 For legislation relative to responsible stewardship by drug manufacturers.
HD1746 For legislation to create a public health insurance agency to compete with private insurers
HD1765 Relative to penalties for the crime of female genital mutilation
HD1776 For legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy
SD1785 For legislation relative to the safety and reclamation of quarries.
HD1833 For legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability
HD1852 That the Department of Environmental Protection be notified by manufacturers of products containing toxic chemicals
HD1877 Relative to providing for a voluntary contribution on the state income tax form for donations to the State Public Health HIV and Hepatitis Fund
HD1878 Relative to the independent practice of advanced practice registered nursing by nurse practitioners
HD1906 For legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities
HD1935 For legislation to prevent trafficking in ivory and rhino horns
HD1944 Relative to the minimum reimbursement rate for adult residential behavioral health and addiction treatment
HD1946 For legislation to create a loan repayment program for direct care human service workers
HD1995 Relative to rates of compensation payable to counsel
HD2007 For legislation to establish an advisory committee on the protection of honeybees in the Commonwealth
HD2021 Relative to expanding access to healthy food choices in vending machines on state property
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
HD2072 For legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing, and harrassment, without regard to protected class status
HD2076 Relative to voting overseas
HD2115 Relative to the training of persons supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
HD2126 Relative to protecting puppies and kittens
HD2207 Relative to social media password privacy for school students
HD2297 Relative to net metering, community shared solar and energy storage
HD2330 For legislation to authorize income tax filers to make voluntary contributions to the Massachusetts Cultural Development Fund on their annual income tax returns
HD2355 For legislation to require that residential buildings be equipped with propane detection alarms
HD2368 Relative to access to child and adolescent mental health services
HD2373 Relative to granting equal access to original birth certificates
HD2433 For legislation to further define standards of employee safety
HD2436 Relative to sexual health education
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
HD2477 Relative to protecting Department of Children and Families social workers’ home addresses
HD2480 For legislation to limit retroactive denials of health insurance claims for mental health and substance abuse services
HD2540 For legislation to increase the share of courses taught by full-time tenure and tenure-track faculty
HD2587 Relative to the registered land in the office of an assistant recorder
HD2596 Relative to increase the minimum wage for private sector human service workers
HD2743 For legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products
HD2753 For legislation relative to the installation of approved smoke detectors in certain residential buildings and structures
HD2758 For legislation to disclosure requirements for dry cleaners using toxic chemicals
HD2782 Relative to further regulating health care costs and the dispensing of controlled substances
HD2789 Relative to state retirement and pensions
HD2802 Relative to pay equity
HD2883 An Act relative to savings accounts for individuals with disabilities
HD2941 Relative to certified professional midwives
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
HD2975 Relative to training of elder services workers in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease
HD3015 Relative to the process for the investigation of officer-involved deaths
HD3028 For legislation to establish a nursing advisory board within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services
HD3154 Relative to authorizing the Governor to appoint a registered nurse to the Health Policy Commission
HD3158 For legislation to increase access to mental health services
HD3186 Relative to the definition of “beverage” and the redemption of containers under the bottle law, so-called
HD3202 Relative to the protection of the mental and physical health of minors from sexual orientation and/or gender identity change efforts
HD3214 For the establishment of an addiction residency training grant program
HD3215 Relative to enhancing consumer protection and transparency under the social work licensing law
HD3298 Relative to establishing a right to counsel in certain eviction cases
HD3343 For legislation to mandate health insurance coverage for certain brain injury rehabilitation
HD3391 An Act providing for certain health insurance coverage
HD3405 For legislation to increase the annual stipend for members of the Commonwealth’s hazardous material response teams
HD3411 For legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program for employees
HD3449 For legislation to designate June sixteenth as domestic workers’ rights day
HD3463 Relative to transparency and accountability for Boston's 2024 Olympic bid
HD3543 Relative to public health procedures and improvements

Personal Information

Profession: Registered Nurse

Education & Public Service

  • New England Baptist Hospital School of Nursing
  • Fitchburg State College BSN
  • Selected post graduate work, UMass Amherst
  • MA House of Representatives 2011 to Present
  • Needham Board of Selectmen, former Vice-Chair
  • Needham Senior Center Exploratory Committee, former Co-Chair
  • Needham Board of Health, former Chair
Thirteenth Norfolk, Consisting of Dover; Medfield: Precincts 1, 2; Needham.