Elizabeth A. Poirier Second Assistant Minority Leader

R North Attleborough
Elizabeth A. Poirier


State House
Room 124
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2100
Fax: 617-626-0108
Email: Elizabeth.Poirier@mahouse.gov
District Office
53 Ledgebrook Drive
North Attleboro, MA 02760
Phone: 508-695-3296

Committee Membership

Bill Docket Bill Title
HD84 For legislation to establish the third Saturday of the month of October as Massachusetts Minutemen and Militia Day
HD115 For legislation to exclude certain veterans' benefits in calculating housing assistance benefits
HD116 Relative to the appointment of veterans agents and service officers
HD164 For legislation to establish a sick leave bank for John Morrill, an employee of the Trial Court
HD226 for legislation to allow non-profits and charities to purchase alcohol from retail package stores for use at charitable events
HD261 For legislation to provide the next of kin of a state police officer killed in the line of duty with a flag during the memorial service
HD286 Relative to the payment and preservation of beds in nursing home facilities for recipients of MassHealth benefits
HD308 Relative to insurance coverage and payment for prescribed treatment for mitochondrial disease
HD359 Relative to establish a structure for qualifying public depositories and establishing rules for collaterizing of public deposits
HD361 Relative to property tax exemptions for veterans
SD367 For legislation relative to Congo conflict minerals.
HD369 An Act establishing the genetic engineering transparency food and seed labeling act
HD393 To increase the property tax deferral for certain persons sixty-five years of age or older
HD407 Relative to exempting certain school supply expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers from the income tax
HD448 Relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices purchased with a service contract
HD449 For legislation to direct the Department of Education to include a course in civics as a high school graduation requirement
HD457 For legislation to establish a substance screening program within the Department of Transitional Assistance
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
SD500 For legislation relative to the costs imposed upon the municipal and district ratepayers due to public drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems capital upgrades
HD500 Relative to health insurance coverage for mastectomies
HD501 Relative to expands health insurance coverage for certain acupuncture services, diagnosis and treatment and establishing a commission to investigate the potential for better integrated use of acupuncture services
HD508 That the Commissioner of Public Health be directed to establish regulations for the return to pharmacies of certain unused medication by health care facilities
HD510 For legislation to provide creditable service for retirement purposes for teaching in parochial schools or in public or private academies
HD534 Relative to the cancellation of certain health insurance policies
HD545 Relative to the definition of gender identity as it applies to lawfully segregated facilities
HD555 That health insurance policies that cover infantile cataract surgery provide coverage for aphakic lenses for treatment and rehabilitation
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
HD763 Relative to health clubs and the use and deployment of defibrillators
HD765 Relative to establishing First Responders Day
HD777 Relative to insurance coverage for colorectal cancer screenings and breast cancer screenings
HD806 Relative to establishing a special commission to study the effects of unfunded mandates on municipalities
SD851 For legislation relative to school transportation
HD874 Relative to the donations of leftover food by restaurants and cafeterias
HD887 Relative to benefits received by cities and towns prior to foreclosure of the rights of redemption under a tax title or taking
HD898 Relative to non discrimination training in the workplace
HD935 For legislation to require funeral directors to make available to potential clients information regarding funeral and burial benefits for veterans
SD937 For legislation to authorize municipal use of the prudent investor standards
SD947 Relative to protecting, preserving, and increasing access to family camping
SD950 Relative to establishing voter identification procedures
SD958 Relative to mandatory sentences for committing assaults on a law enforcement officers
SD969 For legislation relative to preserving public safety and preventing trespassing on state highways
SD971 For legislation relative to energy efficiency funds generated by municipal lighting plants
HD998 Relative to regional stabilization funds
SD999 For legislation to improve access to child and adolescent mental health services
HD1007 Relative to great-grandparent visitation rights of certain minor children
SD1009 For legislation relative to local impacts of enacted legislation
HD1029 For legislation to establish safeguards to prevent death and disability from stroke
HD1119 For legislation to establish a student loan repayment pilot program to be administered by the Board of Higher Education for licensed social workers
HD1156 For legislation to increase penalties for the distribution of heroin.
HD1167 Relative to municipal use of insurance proceeds
SD1237 For legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining.
HD1327 Relative to the reduction of medication waste
HD1353 Relative to increasing the penalty for previously convicted felons subsequently convicted of the crime of rape of a child
HD1355 Relative to the penalty imposed by the courts for the rape of a child under fourteen years of age
HD1360 Relative to penalties for the crime of impersonating police officers and other officials
HD1364 For legislation to establish a penalty for assault upon sports officials
HD1438 Relative to the costs imposed upon the municipal and district ratepayers due to public drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems capital upgrades
HD1442 For legislation to provide pre-kindergarten education to four year old children meeting specific requirements in gateway cities
HD1452 Relative to insurance coverage for mammograms and magnetic resonance imaging
HD1454 Relative to insurance coverage for mammograms
HD1457 An Act relative to direct deposit of employee compensation
HD1471 Relative to providing a public education system of sufficient quality
HD1527 For legislation to require that certain legislation enacted by the General Court and approved by the Governor contain fiscal notes or local mandate statements
HD1588 For legislation to increase the personal care allowance of residents of long-term care facilities
SD1592 For legislation relative to retirement board membership
SD1593 For legislation relative to Group 1, Group 2 or Group 4 employees with creditable service to serve on retirement boards
HD1594 For legislation to prohibit partial birth abortions
HD1607 For legislation to direct the Commissioner of Revenue to annually designate a sales tax holiday
HD1609 For legislation to establish a educational mandate working group
HD1612 Relative to exempting veterans from the standard registration fee for veterans license plates
HD1629 Relative to school transportation
HD1639 For legislation to require health care coverage for certain medically necessary therapy or treatment required by students
HD1684 An Act related to unfunded mandates on public schools
HD1718 Relative to school attendance
SD1765 For legislation to clarify procedures for the custodial protection by law enforcement and court officials of a child requiring assistance.
HD1779 For education to establish of conduct for players, coaches, officials and parents in athletic settings
HD1801 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study vocational-technical schools
HD1824 For legislation to provide insurance coverage for certain medically necessary treatment for speech therapy, disease, illness, injury or bodily dysfunction
SD1855 For legislation relative to unfunded election audits
HD1874 For legislation to increase penalties for distribution and trafficking of oxycodone and derivatives of oxycodone
SD1874 For legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity
HD1886 Relative to burial benefits of veterans
HD1889 For legislation to prohibits discrimination against veterans in employment decisions
HD1890 For legislation to allocate tax credits for projects sponsored by nonprofits to provide permanent housing for formerly homeless veterans in service-based multifamily property and projects
HD1951 For legislation to the penalty for blocking public ways and disrupting traffic
HD1963 For legislation to protect the rights of students to express religious viewpoints
HD1973 Relative to sex offenders
HD1991 Relative to penalties for the unauthorized sale of veterans' grave markers
HD2021 Relative to expanding access to healthy food choices in vending machines on state property
HD2024 For legislation to require student drivers to complete a course in supervised defensive driving
HD2040 For legislation to provide reimbursements for certain informational technology enhancements in compliance with the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career
HD2070 For legislation to establish a task force to identify and review state laws, regulations, and administrative directives that prescribe requirements for school districts
HD2081 Relative to baseline concussion testing for student athletes
HD2130 For legislation to protect bicyclists in bicycle lanes
HD2137 For legislation to define and further protect vulnerable persons on the roads of the Commonwealth
HD2171 Relative to contracts for town assessors, treasurers and collectors
HD2205 For the issuance by the Governor of an annual proclamation setting apart the month of March as multiple system atrophy awareness month
HD2209 Relative to the definition of low and moderate income housing
HD2214 For legislation to establish an Underground Storage Tank Petroleum Product Cleanup Fund
HD2215 Relative to the indemnification of certain persons from civil proceedings for injuries or deaths of persons unlawfully entering their dwelling
HD2218 For legislation to provide for an income tax deduction for purchases of a gun safes
HD2222 Relative to sales tax exemptions for gun safes and trigger locks
HD2229 Relative to holding habitual, violent offenders responsible for simultaneous crimes
HD2230 Relative to certain habitual offenders
HD2237 That the Department of Housing and Community Development allow preference to veterans from other community over a local residents
HD2240 Relative to notices to notaries public and justices of the peace prior to the expiration of their commissions
HD2250 For legislation to allow veterans living in housing authorities to deduct the cost of traveling for medical purposes from the income total assessed by said authority
HD2254 Relative to accessible electronic information technology for persons with disabilities
HD2268 For legislation to require applicants for voter registration to show proof of identification
HD2276 That the the Department of Energy Resources establish and administer a grant program providing rebates for purchases of qualifying plug-in electric vehicles
HD2293 Relative to information included with municipal tax bills
HD2330 For legislation to authorize income tax filers to make voluntary contributions to the Massachusetts Cultural Development Fund on their annual income tax returns
HD2349 Relative to the estate tax code
HD2358 Relative to a three year corporate minimum tax exemption
HD2366 Relative to charter school renewal
HD2369 Relative to providing for sales tax holidays, so-called, on the dates August 15 and August 16, 2015
HD2370 Relative to providing for sales tax holidays, so-called, on the dates August 13 and August 14, 2016
HD2372 Relative to parental options of enrolling children in elective courses involving sexual education rather than opting out of mandatory courses
HD2374 Relative to non-public school student access to the MCAS exam
HD2376 For legislation to require a two-thirds vote of the Senate and the House of Representatives prior to making appropriations from the Stabilization Fund
HD2377 Relative to the taxation of trucks, tractors, trailers, and railcars that transport people or goods in interstate commerce
HD2378 Relative to limitations on expenditures and revenues
HD2381 Relative to exempting municipalities from the gas tax
HD2383 Relative to establishing a special commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation and study concerning performance-based funding for public institutions of higher education
HD2384 Relative to the expansion of the valedictorian tuition waiver program in the public system of higher education
HD2387 For legislation to prohibit reductions of net school spending below the foundation budget amount
HD2402 For legislation to establish an annual sales tax holiday
HD2404 For legislation to establish a working group (including members of the General Court) relative to the implementation of the Common Core State Standards and Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC)
HD2405 Relative to the curriculum frameworks for the core subjects established by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
HD2406 Relative to the reduction of certain sales and use taxes
HD2407 Relative to calculations of interest for refunds issued by the Department of Revenue
HD2408 Relative to the penalties for the crime of fetal homicide
HD2409 Relative to the establishment of a tax amnesty program
HD2411 Relative to authorizing the courts of the Commonwealth to establish a system of juvenile restitution
HD2412 Relative to the calculation of the inventory tax on certain corporations
HD2413 Relative to the indemnification of certain persons from civil proceedings for injuries or deaths of persons unlawfully entering their dwelling
HD2414 That schools be required to maintain non-patient specific epinephrine auto-injectors to be used in the event of anaphylactic emergencies
HD2415 Relative to the online enticement of children
HD2416 Relative to the crime of incest
HD2417 Relative to the liability of persons transporting operators of motor vehicles arrested for drunk driving
HD2418 Relative to the deliberate spread of contagious diseases
HD2421 For legislation to authorize the Division of Victim Compensation and Assistance to monitor profits from criminal activities of incarcerated persons
HD2424 For legislation to prohibit eminent domain takings for the purpose of economic development
HD2426 Relative to the crime of failing to notify law enforcement officials of a missing or deceased child
HD2427 That persons charged with the commission of felonies be required to submit DNA samples
HD2428 Relative to the establishment of a task force (including members of the General Court) to study use of the Internet by sex offenders
HD2431 Relative to protecting children from domestic violence
HD2439 Relative to the penalties for certain crimes against public peace
HD2443 Relative to access to state funded counsel during sex offender classification hearings
HD2449 Relative to the release of sex offender information to certain victims
HD2569 Relative to the regulation of trade by the establishment of a uniform trade secrets act
HD2570 Relative to work requirements for public assistance recipients
HD2571 Relative to a study of the economic impact of the increased minimum wage
HD2572 For legislation to change the definition of a Gateway City
HD2573 For legislation to create a task force to study the impact and benefits of the additional funding for gateway cities
HD2574 For legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) to be known as the Massachusetts minimum creditable coverage advisory commission to investigate and study various aspects of health insurance in the Commonwealth
HD2575 Relative to unemployment insurance benefits for seasonal businesses
HD2576 For legislation to require a waiting period for the implementation of new taxes
HD2579 Relative to a corporate minimum tax exemption
HD2580 Relative to death certificates
HD2585 Relative to the earned income tax credit
HD2590 Relative to establishing a commission to study copayments
HD2600 Relative to the use of epinephrine, adrenaline or other agents by optometrists in the treatment of anaphylaxis
HD2607 Relative to campaign financing and reporting
HD2616 For legislation to repeal the law providing for the election of the President of the United States by national popular vote
HD2618 For legislation to require photo-identification for persons voting in elections
HD2620 Relative to the voting procedures of presidential electors
HD2621 Relative to the equitable assessment of banking fees imposed on accounts for personal, family or household purposes
HD2623 Relative to motor vehicle insurance surcharges
HD2625 Relative to the withholding of rents and the establishment of rent escrow accounts by tenants for code violations by landlords
HD2628 Relative to public housing restrictions
HD2630 That cities and towns be authorized to increase the density of property zoned for residential usage to provide additional affordable housing units
HD2632 For legislation to expedite the permitting process for housing
HD2633 Relative to affordable housing and the preservation of community water resources
HD2666 For legislation to require local housing authorities to deny certain convicted sex offenders access to state-subsidized public housing facilities
HD2667 For legislation to further regulate certain restrictions on housing development or building permits under zoning ordinances in cities and towns
HD2668 Relative to defining family health coverage and individual health coverage for public employees
HD2678 Relative to the crime of intentionally obstructing vehicular of pedestrian traffic upon a public way
HD2683 For legislation to provide regulatory reform to promote job growth
HD2688 For legislation to prohibits the use of “union-only” requirements in public construction
HD2689 For legislation to require authorities mandating a project labor agreement to report to the House and Senate committees on Ways and Means
HD2690 Relative to political contributions by investment advisors doing business with public entities
HD2692 For legislation to repeal the law restricting the privatization of certain governmental functions
HD2694 For legislation to direct the State Auditor to conduct annual audits of credit cards issued on behalf of state agencies
HD2696 For legislation to prohibit access for convicted level 2 or level 3 sex offenses to certain public housing subsidized by the Commonwealth
HD2711 For legislation to further regulate campaign contributions to political committees and candidates for legislative and state-wide elections
HD2712 For legislation to eliminate limited public financing of campaigns for state-wide elective office
HD2714 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the implications of cashing out of the public disability retirement system
HD2718 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to changing the fee structure of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority to “pay per stop”, so-called
HD2720 For legislation to require each executive agency to post relevant Code of Massachusetts Regulations (CMR) on said agency's website
HD2721 Relative electronic automobile insurance charges
HD2749 Relative to the issuance of tenant/host brewer licenses for the purpose of producing and packaging beer
HD2751 Relative to emergency vehicle lights and signals
HD2756 For legislation designate October 18 as inflammatory breast cancer awareness day
HD2760 Relative to engineer license renewal
HD2774 Relative to impersonating public officials
HD2788 Relative to manslaughter caused while protesting or blocking highway or roadway access
HD2791 Relative to unlawful school bus passing
HD2816 Relative to corporate filing requirements
HD2839 For legislation to provide for an investigation and study (including members of the General Court) on low and moderate income housing qualifications and recertification
HD2854 Relative to independent contractors
HD2860 For the imposition of a moratorium on the enactment of new mandated health benefits
HD2864 Relative to cities or towns establishing qualified consultants
HD2893 Relative to hospitals providing cardiac catheterization services
HD2907 That the Division of Professional Licensure amend the Uniform State Plumbing Code and associated regulations to include a category of agricultural buildings and operations
HD2909 For legislation relative to the collection of personal property taxes
HD2918 Relative to motorcycle awareness instruction
HD2924 That employees injured due to willful misconduct be prohibited from receiving any portion of compensation benefits
HD2925 Relative to the definition of an employee under the labor laws for certain persons performing services
HD2928 Relative to the student entrepreneurial development and economic investment fund
HD2946 Relative to amending spousal support payments by wage assignment and account garnishment
HD2948 For legislation to further regulate the sale of tobacco products to teenagers
HD2953 For legislation to establish a sales tax holiday for certain "Energy Star" products, so-called
HD2957 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of producer responsibility laws related to the manufacture and post-consumer management of certain products
HD2958 For legislation to establish a voluntary accelerated energy efficiency rebate pilot program within the Department of Public Utilities
HD2960 Relative to the cost of electricity for ratepayers
HD2962 Relative to excusing certain sole owners of businesses from jury service
HD2963 Relative to the approval of sewer disposal systems which have been installed for less than three years
HD2983 Relative to child and adolescent mental health services
HD2999 An Act relative to sex offender notification
HD3003 Relative to the care and protection of children
HD3006 For legislation to prohibit certain sex offenders from loitering within 500 feet of a school bus stop
HD3013 Relative to prohibiting level 3 sex offenders from residing together
HD3031 Relative to parole supervision for life
HD3045 Relative to mandatory post-release supervision
HD3056 Relative to repeat offenders
HD3102 Relative to the rights of patients to certain bulk medications upon discharge from medical facilities
HD3103 Relative to charitable donations of automobiles
HD3125 Relative to flying the flag of the Commonwealth at half-staff annually to honor the victims of the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001
HD3130 For legislation to exempt veterans from civil service exam fees
HD3153 An Act relative to civics education
HD3166 Relative to improving student achievement in underperforming or chronically underperforming schools
HD3194 For legislation to waive the fee for legal custodians to obtain the criminal record information of certain childcare providers
HD3213 Relative to requiring that the health care cost growth benchmark shall be equal to the growth rate of potential gross state product
HD3217 For legislation to encourage the development of clean energy security, energy diversity and economic growth
HD3311 Relative to the implementation or use of partnership for assessment for readiness for college and career assessments
HD3343 For legislation to mandate health insurance coverage for certain brain injury rehabilitation
HD3372 For legislation to provide health care coverage for medically necessary treatment for speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, disease, illness, injury or bodily dysfunction which are required by a student’s individual educational program
HD3424 Relative to national fingerprint-based criminal background checks for certifying and recertifying certain school employees
HD3425 For legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity by enhancing the enforcement and penalties for violations of the controlled substances laws
HD3474 An Act relative to tax title expense
HD3554 Relative to child sexual abuse prevention education in elementary and secondary schools

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator

Education & Public Service

  • North Attleborough High School
  • Johnson & Wales University
  • 20th Century Celebration Committee
  • Mass. House 1999 - present
  • Assistant Minority Whip
Fourteenth Bristol, Consisting of Attleboro: Ward 3: Precinct B; Mansfield: Precincts 1, 5; North Attleborough