Donald F. Humason, Jr. Minority Whip

R Westfield
Donald F. Humason, Jr.

Addresses

State House
Room 213A
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-1415
Fax: 617-722-1506
Email: Donald.Humason@masenate.gov
District Office
64 Noble Street
Westfield, MA 01085
Phone: 413-568-1366
Bill Docket Bill Title
SD47 For legislation relative to spouses as caregivers.
SD180 For legislation relative to youth sports referees.
SD185 For legislation to regulate the use of unmanned aerial vehicles.
SD186 For legislation relative to littering fines.
SD187 For legislation relative to police pursuits
SD188 Relative to repealing the sales tax on the sale of boats built or rebuilt in the Commonwealth
SD189 For legislation to reduce lottery littering
SD200 For legislation to provide equitable cellular phone taxation.
SD216 For legislation to increase transparency of taxpayers rights
SD237 For legislation to require periodic regulatory review at the Department of Revenue.
SD315 For legislation relative to employees social media privacy protection.
SD318 For legislation to study the feasibility of streamlining business registration
SD372 For legislation relative to campaign contribution cycles.
SD380 For legislation to create a super research and development tax credit.
SD393 For legislation relative to the creation of a training tax credit
SD394 For legislation relative to a permanent annual sales tax holiday
SD395 For legislation relative to job creation tax credit
SD423
SD624 For legislation to protect abandoned property owners
SD651 For legislation to provide Gold Star license plates to families of fallen veterans not killed in combat.
SD663 For legislation relative to 40B use restrictions.
SD670 For legislation to sustain community preservation revenue
SD946 For legislation to include certain compounds in the classification of controlled substances
SD947 Relative to protecting, preserving, and increasing access to family camping
SD950 Relative to establishing voter identification procedures
SD957 For legislation to authorize tax free contributions to a trust for the care of incapacitated parents or guardians
SD958 Relative to mandatory sentences for committing assaults on a law enforcement officers
SD960 Relative to prohibiting theft or embezzlement from nonprofit or charitable organizations
SD967 For legislation relative to addiction education for junior operators
SD969 For legislation relative to preserving public safety and preventing trespassing on state highways
SD973 For legislation to provide treble damages to employees for employer violations of certain labor laws
SD985 For legislation relative to Lyme Disease treatment coverage
SD1028 For legislation to protect the Commonwealth's residents from identity theft
SD1160 For legislation to protect disabled persons from financial exploitation
SD1162 For legislation to reduce the furnishing or procuring of alcohol to a minor by an adult
SD1166 For legislation to prevent discrimination on certain boards of registration
SD1171 For legislation to recognize the independence of franchise operators
SD1176 For legislation relative to DESE contracts.
SD1204 For legislation relative to the earned income tax credit
SD1213 For legislation relative to the creation of the commonwealth technical rescue regions and coordinating council
SD1222 For legislation to remove and dispose of waste oil.
SD1224 For legislation to require local approval for low level radioactive waste sites.
SD1227 For legislation relative to wastewater facilities.
SD1229 For legislation to reinforce the Massachusetts Endangered Species Act.
SD1234 For legislation to establish a healthcare insurance premium payment pool.
SD1251 For legislation relative to oversight on eligibility for tuition and fee waivers.
SD1260 For legislation to promote savings for first time homebuyers.
SD1262 For legislation to promote rental housing stability.
SD1269 For legislation relative to sexual deviants.
SD1274 For legislation to enhance the punishment for child endangerment
SD1278 For legislation to promote gender equity
SD1288 For legislation to provide for increased penalties for persons who commit crimes against the elderly
SD1300 For legislation to provide for progressive penalties for the crime of motor vehicular homicide
SD1302 For legislation relative to consistent firearm licensing practices
SD1327 For legislation relative to small group eligibility.
SD1371 For legislation relative to protecting student witnesses
SD1383 For legislation to study the feasibility of high-speed rail access between Springfield and Boston
SD1402 For legislation relative to access to capital for business growth in economically distressed communities
SD1408 For legislation to require notice and an opportunity to repair certain construction defects
SD1415 For legislation to record court proceedings.
SD1422 For legislation relative to out of state sex offenders.
SD1426 For legislation to collect outstanding delinquent legal fees.
SD1433 For legislation relative to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation and surplus personal property.
SD1435 For legislation to require payment by certain prisoners of the Commonwealth
SD1438 For legislation to create a pilot program for repeat offenders driving under the influence
SD1441 For legislation to stabilize the commonwealth’s nursing facilities.
SD1443 For legislation to provide oversight of crime labs
SD1446 For legislation relative to vehicle registration and sales tax
SD1455 For legislation to protect minors from the harmful effects of marihuana
SD1456 For legislation relative to distinctive registration plates
SD1468 For legislation to create uniform beach warnings.
SD1471 For legislation relative to limited liability corporation filing fees.
SD1473 For legislation to protect essential health services.
SD1475 For legislation to expand the state DNA database.
SD1477 For legislation relative to the parole recommendation panel.
SD1480 For legislation to expand insurance choices for state and local employees.
SD1486 For legislation to provide a property tax credit to surviving spouses of certain public safety personnel.
SD1488 For legislation relative to MassDOT audit.
SD1494 For legislation relative to the interest rate on tax-deferred property.
SD1497 For legislation to create a private mortgate insurance tax deduction.
SD1500 For legislation to dedicate a portion of the stabilization fund to cities and towns.
SD1506 For legislation to provide for a tax exemption on the sale of recycled materials.
SD1511 For legislation to extend single sales factor apportionment to all retail and wholesale corporations.
SD1516 For legislation to establish senior citizen safety zones.
SD1521 For legislation to increase penalties for certain minors involved in the attempt to purchase or consume alcoholic beverages
SD1533 For legislation relative to the definition of students enrolled in special education classes inside and outside of school districts
SD1535 For legislation to reduce paperwork within the department of elementary and secondary education
SD1537 For legislation to repeal the nursing home tax
SD1553 For legislation relative to health insurance penalties.
SD1556 For legislation to require that eminent domain takings be for public use purposes and defining the term public use
SD1561 For legislation to exempt certain medical supplies from the state sales tax
SD1567 For legislation to reduce the sales tax to 5%.
SD1570 For legislation to increase restaurant competitiveness.
SD1585 For legislation to provide local property tax relief.
SD1590 For legislation relative to tobacco cessation
SD1595 For legislation relative to license requirements
SD1605 For legislation to phase out the corporate excise tax on property of net worth
SD1612 For legislation relative to corporate excise tax reform
SD1615 For legislation to establish a municipal gas tax exemption
SD1619 For legislation to exempt certain long-term care facilities from property taxes
SD1621 For legislation to limit proposition 2 1/2 override elections and allowing an underride in all communities
SD1624 For legislation to strengthen the management of the health care connector.
SD1628 For legislation to enhance local road construction and speed limits.
SD1630 For legislation to promote civic engagement in setting the income tax rate.
SD1637 For legislation to exempt veterans from the payment of fees for use of recreational facilities under the jurisdiction of the Department of Conservation and Recreation
SD1638 For legislation to support commercial fishing.
SD1642 For legislation relative to toll workers.
SD1644 For legislation relative to eligible production expenses for the film tax credit
SD1647 For legislation to remove impediments to corporate growth
SD1651 For legislation to create an angel investment tax credit
SD1656 For legislation to create an incentive for job creation
SD1668 For legislation relative to human contact with state agencies
SD1673 For legislation relative to the accountability of the governor's council.
SD1681 For legislation to require fiscal responsibility.
SD1685 For legislation relative to zero-based budgeting and budget transparency
SD1689 For legislation relative to the confidentiality of employee settlements.
SD1690 For legislation to reduce the income tax.
SD1691 For legislation to establish the Commonwealth Competition Council
SD1694 For legislation to promote private sector job growth and reduce state spending
SD1696 For legislation to reform the regulatory process
SD1701 For legislation to promote contract efficiency
SD1707 For legislation relative to tourism collaboration.
SD1711 For legislation to increase protection against drivers under the influence of drugs
SD1715 For legislaton to promote road safety
SD1718 For legislation to increase the civil fines and penalities of motorists who violate the right of way of other motorists.
SD1724 For legislation relative to commercial fees
SD1729 For legislation to recover assets used in the commission of sexual offenses
SD1734 For legislation relative to the expenditure of certain municipal and district monies
SD1736 For legislation to increase the amount that can be appropriated from the balance of a capital project fund
SD1740 For legislation to ensure compliance and equity in state reimbursement
SD1742 For legislation to promote motor vehicle safety.
SD1755 For legislation relative to the green communities act.
SD1794 For legislation to remove unfair incumbent advantage from the ballot and to change unenrolled to independent
SD1806 For legislation relative to the commonwealth of Massachusetts hosting an Olympic Games
SD1835 For legislation relative to sexually violent predators
SD1837 Relative to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
SD1838 For legislation to provide a safe harbor for contractors of services
SD1846 For legislation to promote conservation through oyster shell recycling
SD1847 For legislation to enhance the license plate system of the Commonwealth
SD1848 For legislation relative to enhanced housing authority screening
SD1851 For legislation relative to prevention of EBT fraud
SD1854 For legislation relative to pension fund performance and accountability
SD1858 For legislation relative to transparency in government with regard to consultant expenses
SD1859 For legislation relative to medicare and medicaid benchmarks
SD1867 For legislation relative to mandated benefits
SD1869 For legislation relative to habitual drunk drivers
SD1875 For legislation to promote economic growth in the Commonwealth
SD1876 For legislation relative to a worker documentation certification program
SD1878 For legislation relative to private right of action to preserve public safety
SD1882 For legislation to establish the Commonwealth Municipal Dog Park Trust Fund.
SD1886 For legislation to establish the Marine Fisheries Research Council.
SD1888 For legislation to further regulate hospitals.
SD1893 For legislation to create accountability for legislative reports
SD1895 For legislation relative to unemployment insurance reform.
SD1898 For legislation relative to family and education savings plan.
SD1947 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the creation of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Finance Control Board. Transportation.
SD2000 For legislation to clarify municipal authority regarding cash sureties
HD3488 Relative to the dissolution of the Geriatric Authority of Holyoke
H.245 HD1785 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 245) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.262 HD310 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 262) of John W. Scibak and others relative to the accessibility of hearing aids. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.340 HD1471 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 340) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to providing a public education system of sufficient quality. Education.
H.439 HD515 By Mr. McKenna of Webster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 439) of Joseph D. McKenna and others for legislation to require parental notification and consent prior to implementing age appropriate sexual health education in the schools. Education.
H.534 HD1220 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 534) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others that the Division of Medical Assistance provide coverage for residential habilitation services for individuals age sixty or older. Elder Affairs.
H.731 HD2007 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 731) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for legislation to establish an advisory committee on the protection of honeybees in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1320 HD545 By Miss Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1320) of Colleen M. Garry and others relative to the definition of gender identity as it applies to lawfully segregated facilities. The Judiciary.
H.1641 HD188 By Mr. Velis of Westfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1641) of John C. Velis and others relative to the false representation of military status. The Judiciary.
H.1642 HD2245 By Mr. Velis of Westfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1642) of John C. Velis and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to designate the courthouse in Westfield as the John Greaney Courthouse. The Judiciary.
H.1872 HD132 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1872) of Aaron Vega and Donald F. Humason, Jr. (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to unpaid sewer use charges in the city of Holyoke. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2587 HD2943 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Creem, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2587) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to further regulate expenditures for mortgages from the Community Preservation Trust Fund. Revenue.
H.2840 HD156 By Mr. Velis of Westfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2840) of John C. Velis and Donald F. Humason, Jr. that the commissioner of the division of capital asset management and maintenance be authorized to transfer a certain parcel of land, in the city of Westfield, to the office of the chief medical examiner for construction purposes. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3063 HD580 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3063) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a commuter pass program for users of the Massachusetts Turnpike. Transportation.
H.3242 HD369 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3242) of Ellen Story and others relative to the labeling of genetically engineered food. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3243 HD1725 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3243) of Aaron Vega and others for legislation to exempt veterans from paying certain state recreation related fees. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3259 HD1706 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3259) of Aaron Vega and others relative to sexual intercourse or unnatural sexual intercourse with a cadaver. The Judiciary.
H.3260 HD1720 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3260) of Aaron Vega and others relative to penalties for providing false information to law enforcement officials. The Judiciary.
H.3270 HD2735 By Mr. Boldyga of Southwick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3270) of Nicholas A. Boldyga and others for legislation to authorize terminally ill patients to consent to treatment by investigational drugs, biological products or devices. Public Health.

Personal Information

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.