F. Jay Barrows Representative

R Mansfield
F. Jay Barrows

Addresses

State House
Room 542
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2488
Fax: 617-722-2390
Email: F.JayBarrows@mahouse.gov

Committee Membership

Bill Docket Bill Title
HD124 Relative to the compensation of chief probation officers of the Trial Court
HD233 Relative to filing fees for limited liability companies
HD234 Relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices
SD332 For legislation relative to physical education in public schools
HD369 An Act establishing the genetic engineering transparency food and seed labeling act
HD469 Relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage
SD533 For legislation to create the Home Works Program
HD577 for legislation to establish a standard for civic education in high schools
HD668 Relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices purchased with a service contract
HD677 For legislation to support schools and communities to increase opportunities for physical activity
HD806 Relative to establishing a special commission to study the effects of unfunded mandates on municipalities
HD867 Relative to expanding access and safety of mental health services
SD951 For legislation relative to assessments made by the state board of retirement to certain regional school districts.
SD982 Relative to the use of certain insurance underwriting guidelines for homeowners with dogs living on such insured property
HD1006 Relative to Title V income tax credit reform of financial aid for homeowners who have incurred costs for the repair or replacement of failed septic systems
SD1026 For legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information.
SD1227 For legislation relative to wastewater facilities.
SD1237 For legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining.
HD1285 Relative to the awarding of diplomas for civics education by the Board of Education
HD1290 Relative to the refunding of sales taxes on certain purchase
HD1294 Relative to the use of magnetic identification card reader machines when purchasing alcohol
HD1299 Relative to taxes generated by charitable raffles and bazaars
HD1331 Relative to the penalties associated with moving violations
HD1341 For legislation to exempt the deliberation of public bodies at town meeting from the open meeting law
HD1438 Relative to the costs imposed upon the municipal and district ratepayers due to public drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems capital upgrades
HD1450 Relative to the jurisdiction of the courts within the Housing Court Department
HD1467 Relative to promoting child development and school-readiness
HD1587 Relative to license plate tracking
SD1749 For legislation to improve educational outcomes for children in the Commonwealth from birth through school age.
HD1776 For legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy
HD1965 For legislation to clarify the definition, testing regulations and enforcement of motorcycle sound emissions
HD1991 Relative to penalties for the unauthorized sale of veterans' grave markers
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
HD2040 For legislation to provide reimbursements for certain informational technology enhancements in compliance with the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career
HD2126 Relative to protecting puppies and kittens
HD2203 Relative to the sales tax exemption of personal safety devices
HD2205 For the issuance by the Governor of an annual proclamation setting apart the month of March as multiple system atrophy awareness month
HD2206 Relative to directory assistance charges for handicapped or elderly persons
HD2207 Relative to social media password privacy for school students
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
HD2216 Relative to providing for credible service for retirement purposes for VISTA volunteers
HD2218 For legislation to provide for an income tax deduction for purchases of a gun safes
HD2219 Relative to private sale requirements for used vehicles and requiring that the Registry of Motor Vehicles create and maintain an approved bill of sale form for use by private sellers
HD2221 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study the public employees’ retiree benefits system
HD2222 Relative to sales tax exemptions for gun safes and trigger locks
HD2223 For legislation to provide for an oil tank removal tax credit for residents in manufactured housing communities
HD2225 For the promulgation of regulations by the Director of Fisheries and Wildlife for the use and possession of shotgun ammunition types for the purposes of hunting
HD2226 Relative to special education funding
HD2349 Relative to the estate tax code
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
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)
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
HD2456 Relative to stabilizing the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities
HD2514 For legislation to establish a senior citizen volunteer property tax reduction
HD2537 Establishing a personal finance, civic responsibility and general legal high school social studies curriculum
HD2568 For legislation to establish a sustainable water resource fund to mitigate water shortages
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
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
HD2780 Relative to local control of liquor licenses
HD2782 Relative to further regulating health care costs and the dispensing of controlled substances
HD2806 An Act relative to interest on property tax bills
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
HD2841 An Act allowing for the partial payment of property taxes
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
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
HD2962 Relative to excusing certain sole owners of businesses from jury service
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
HD3194 For legislation to waive the fee for legal custodians to obtain the criminal record information of certain childcare providers
HD3195 For legislation to exclude novelty sparklers from the definition of prohibited fireworks
HD3213 Relative to requiring that the health care cost growth benchmark shall be equal to the growth rate of potential gross state product
HD3273 Relative to the rights of certain expelled students to cross examine witnesses at the administrative hearing level
HD3311 Relative to the implementation or use of partnership for assessment for readiness for college and career assessments
HD3414 For legislation to direct the Attorney General to provide for a study of the methodology used to promulgate new flood insurance rate maps through the National Flood Insurance Program
HD3463 For the establishment of a Massachusetts 2024 commission on the summer Olympic games
HD3549 For legislation to require the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to develop a civic education curriculum to be included within the history and/or social science curriculum

Personal Information

Profession: President / Owner - Barrows Insurance Agency/ Legislator

Education & Public Service

  • Mansfield High School
  • Mansfield Housing Authority (Chairman, 2004 - 2006)
  • Mass. House 2007 Present
First Bristol, Consisting of Mansfield: Precincts 2, 3, 6; Norton: Precincts 3, 4, 5; Foxborough (Norfolk Co.).