James B. Eldridge Senator

D Acton
James B. Eldridge

Addresses

State House
Room 413A
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-1120
Fax: 617-722-1089
Email: James.Eldridge@masenate.gov
District Office
255 Main Street
Marlborough , MA 01752
Phone:
Bill Docket Bill Title
SD11 For legislation relative to the humane treatment of disabled persons
SD39 For legislation relative to compliance of condominium associations.
SD41 For legislation relative to Medicaid eligibility for seniors.
SD42 For legislation relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility.
SD43 For legislation relative to room occupancy excise tax.
SD44 For legislation to ensure effective health care cost control.
SD46 For legislation to establish a fee on the storage of spent nuclear fuel in pools.
SD47 For legislation relative to spouses as caregivers.
SD49 For legislation to increase health insurer reporting transparency.
SD51 For legislation to authorize a study of school day starting times and schedules.
SD56 For legislation relative to special education transportation costs
SD57 For legislation relative to circuit breaker reimbursement.
HD58 For legislation to establish a system for tracking the unmet service needs of persons with developmental disabilities
SD61 For legislation relative to special juveniles.
HD63 For legislation to designate the month of October as Farm to School Month in the Commonwealth and to strategize opportunities to spread farm-to-school programs statewide
SD66 For legislation to authorize the Governor to issue a proclamation setting apart the first Wednesday in May as state parks day
HD71 Relative to special education funding
HD72 Relative to improving procurement procedures to assure opportunities for students with disabilities
HD79 Relative to the calculation of special education reimbursement amounts
HD80 For legislation to include transportation costs in the special education reimbursement program
SD85 For legislation to improve data collection in the juvenile justice system
SD95 For legislation to promote employment
HD96 Relative to the renewable energy property tax exemption
SD99 For legislation relative to media literacy in schools
SD116 For legislation relative to the fair distribution and pricing of event tickets.
SD123 For legislation to establish an Office of Rural Policy.
SD128 For legislation relative to just cause terminations.
SD130 For legislation to authorize municipal increases in minimum wages.
HD147 Relative to filing fees for appeals of civil motor vehicle infractions
SD156 For legislation to econmically stabilize displaced service workers.
HD162 Relative to the liability of farmers' markets
SD166 For legislation to establish a board of registration in naturopathy
SD190 For legislation relative to the treatment of elephants
SD193 An Act to promote American manufacturing
SD194 For legislation to establish a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change
HD201 That the Department of Environmental Protection and the Department of Public Health develop health risk assessment guidelines of proposed school construction sites
HD203 For legislation to reduce plastic bag use through regulations and incentives
HD211 For legislation to further regulate the reporting requirements of mortgages secured by residential property
HD218 For legislation to to protect drinking water from hydraulic fracturing
HD227 Relative to the protection of children in foster care
HD228 Relative to services for homeless individuals and families receiving assistance under the program of emergency aid to elders, disabled and children
SD229 Lfor legislation relative to recycling
HD231 For legislation to develop housing plans for families, with minor children, who are being evicted from publicly subsidized housing
SD235 For legislation relative to patient safety
HD238 Relative to recidivism reducing program reporting by the Department of Correction
HD241 Relative to prohibiting discrimination against adults with disabilities in family and juvenile court proceedings
SD252 For legislation to protect health care reform funding
SD256 For legislation to clarify deadlines for submission of applications for land under Chapter 61a.
SD268 For legislation relative to payments in lieu of taxation of organizations exempt from the property tax
SD284 For legislation to protect bicyclists in bicycle lanes
SD285 For legislation to combat climate change.
HD289 Relative to the teaching of health education in schools
SD289 For legislation relative to foster care children
SD310 For legislation to further define standards of employee safety.
SD311 For legislation to remove the restrictions on the licenses of nurse practitioners and certified registered nurse anesthetists as recommended by the Institute of Medicine and the Federal Trade Commission
SD312 For legislation to establish tracking and reporting requirements for Massachusetts transportation fuels and associated greenhouse gas emissions.
SD315 For legislation relative to employees social media privacy protection.
SD317 For legislation to promote the planning and development of sustainable communities
SD332 For legislation relative to physical education in public schools
SD334 For legislation to protect trade secrets and eliminate non-compete agreements
SD342 For legislation to regulate the use of automatic license plate reader systems.
HD347 Relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases
SD351 For legislation to support municipal fiscal stability through a special education stabilization fund.
SD352 For legislation to improve the earned income tax credit for working families
HD357 Relative to data derived from technology used for toll collections
HD361 Relative to property tax exemptions for veterans
HD362 For legislation to repeal certain laws
SD363 For legislation to establish the Massachusetts GI bill to provide tuition and fee waivers for National Guard members and veterans
HD365 Relative to the reform of laws implicating tramps, vagrants, and vagabonds
SD367 For legislation relative to Congo conflict minerals.
HD369 An Act establishing the genetic engineering transparency food and seed labeling act
SD369 For legislation relative to ordinary disability retirements.
HD371 Relative to the enforcement of certain civil rights laws
SD374 For legislation to reduce solid waste, increase recycling and generate municipal cost savings.
HD377 For legislation to enable cities and towns to extend voting rights in municipal elections to certain non-citizens of the Commonwealth
HD383 Relative to the reform of laws implicating certain private consensual intimate conduct between adults
SD391 For legislation to modernize voter registration and jury pool lists.
HD392 Relative to Sunday hunting, the protection of pigeons and penalties for sexual abuse of animals
HD393 To increase the property tax deferral for certain persons sixty-five years of age or older
SD396 For legislation to invest in our communities and tax exemptions.
SD398 For legislation relative to equal access to public places regardless of gender identity.
SD400 For legislation relative to dropout prevention and recovery
HD401 For legislation to establish criteria for MassHealth hardship waivers
SD402 For legislation to prevent discriminatory land use and permitting decisions.
SD408 For legislation to provide equitable access to behavorial health for MassHealth consumers
HD414 For legislation to further regulate the performing of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health
SD428 For legislation relative to preventable hospital readmissions
HD430 Relative to military equipment procurement by local law enforcement departments
HD432 Relative to further regulating certain individuals applying for or receiving unemployment benefits
HD445 For the establishment of a permanent commission on the status of people with disabilities
HD458 For the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor setting apart the second week of March as Massachusetts Sleep Awareness Week
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
HD460 Relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age
SD465 For legislation to establish a commission on malnutrition prevention.
SD466 For legislation to ensure continued humane animal care and protect family farms in Massachusetts.
SD469 For legislation to establish a special commission to identify opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of state agencies, programs, and services
HD469 Relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage
SD473 For legislation to establish a public health option.
SD480 For legislation to eliminate the tax deduction for direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical marketing.
SD488 For legislation relative to maternity patient rights
HD496 For legislation to provide for the establishment of a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change
SD499 For legislation to improve renewable energy distribution.
SD508 For legislation to provide fair chances for employment
HD509 Relative to collective bargaining for teachers and other school employees
HD517 Relative to petitions to the Juvenile Court or Probate Court on behalf of certain special juveniles
SD519 For legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers
HD528 Relative to uniformity in supplemental real estate taxes
SD530 For legislation relative to utility data transparency and access
HD531 An Act to establish estate tax valuation for farms
SD533 For legislation to create the Home Works Program
HD536 That cities and towns be authorized to establish agricultural commissions for the promotion and development of the agricultural resources
HD540 For legislation to establish a permanent office of access and opportunity within the Executive Office of Administration and Finance
SD542 For legislation relative to the re-homing of children
SD551 Relative to cueing and supervision in the personal care attendant program
SD553 For legislation relative to solar drying of laundry
HD556 Relative to joint and last survivor allowances paid under the contributory retirement system
HD557 For legislation to allow municipalities to exempt up to fifty percent of real estate taxes for seniors whose annual property taxes exceed ten percent of their annual income
SD560 Relative to providing for a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants
SD565 For legislation to eliminate health disparities in the commonwealth
HD566 For legislation to provide higher education tuition and fee waivers for certain veterans
HD567 For legislation to increase the Commonwealth's compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act
HD570 For legislation to establish a statewide discount program for pharmaceuticals
SD574 For legislation to enhance the educational outcomes of expectant and parenting students
HD582 For legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the Masshealth Program
HD584 For legislation to creates incentives to help promote the adoption of electric vehicles
HD585 For legislation to prohibit the use of cell phones while operating a motor vehicle within school zones
HD588 For legislation to reduce human exposure to particulate matter pollution
HD593 Relative to the reporting on health effects of particulate matter
HD595 Relative to common summary of payments forms for health care services
SD599 For legislation relative to higher education opportunities for high school graduates in the Commonwealth.
SD604 For legislation to promote job training in the Commonwealth.
SD608 For legislation relative to amusement devices.
HD612 Relative to the sale of tax exempt property sold by religious and charitable organizations
SD616 For legislation relative to counsel at parole hearings for juvenile life sentences.
HD618 Prohibiting additional incineration of solid waste materials
SD618 For legislation relative to on-site combined heat and power facilities
SD625 For legislation relative to public investment in fossil fuels.
SD626 For legislation to authorize the sale of farmer-distiller products at farmers’ markets
SD627 For legislation to protect children and families from harmful flame retardants
SD628 For legislation to promote the accessibility, quality and continuity of care for consumers of behavioral health, substance use disorder and mental health services.
HD632 For legislation to further regulate the use of hydraulic fracturing to stimulate the extraction of natural gas
SD633 For legislation relative to home energy efficiency.
SD640 For legislation relative to IT procurement and management in the Commonwealth.
SD642 For legislation to promote local economic development.
SD644 For legislation to promote energy efficient lighting, conserve energy, regulate outdoor night lighting, and reduce light pollution
SD645 For legislation relative to bonding authority for the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center.
HD646 For legislation to establish permanent voter registration for registered voters who move within the Commonwealth
SD648 For legislation relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking.
SD650 For legislation relative to sentencing laws
SD664 For legislation to establish the special commission on local and regional public health.
HD664 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) on institutional long term care
HD668 Relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices purchased with a service contract
SD670 For legislation to sustain community preservation revenue
SD671 For legislation relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee for Public Counsel Services
SD672 For legislation relative to forfeiture reporting
SD673 For legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability
HD677 For legislation to support schools and communities to increase opportunities for physical activity
HD678 Relative to the maximum number of patients assigned to a registered nurses or hospital care attendants
HD680 For an the establishment of a special commission (including members of the General Court) on local and regional public health
SD680 For legislation relative to the closing of hospital essential services
HD682 Relative to liability for the medical costs incurred by public health volunteer responders
SD682 For legislation relative to police training
SD685 For legislation to establish an office of Access and Opportunities
HD687 For legislation to benefit the Health Safety Net Trust Fund
SD690 For legislation relative to the eligibility of students for in-state tuition rates and fees at public higher educational institutions.
SD691 For legislation explore alternative funding sources to ensure safe and reliable transportation
HD691 For legislation to establish a homeless bill of rights
SD693 For legislation to increase the personal care allowance of residents of long-term care facilities
HD697 Relative to ensuring secure voting equipment
SD699 For legislation to promote equal choice a cost savings in health care
SD703 For legislation relative to improving training for child advocates to recognize indictors of domestic violence
SD704 For legislation to promote the development of small house nursing homes in the Commonwealth
SD706 For legislation to include childbirth under insurance policies providing for diability income
SD707 For legislation to promote purchasing from social enterprises by governmental bodies
HD710 For legislation to establish a legislative budget office
HD711 Relative to real estate tax relief for certain owners of residential property
SD712 Relative to early home childcare certification
SD715 For legislation to increase the cost of living adjustment (cola) base
SD718 For legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the MassHealth program
SD720 For legislation to provide immediate childcare assistance to homeless families.
SD721 For legislation to establish a task force relative to the Commonwealth's direct-care workforce.
HD722 Relative to cost of living adjustments for retired public employees of the Commonwealth
SD724 For legislation to provide for an investigation and study by a special interagency task force relative to gender-responsive programming for juvenile justice system-involved girls
SD725 For legislation to strengthen the Anti-Human Trafficking Law.
SD727 For legislation to increase the property tax deferral for seniors
HD727 For legislation to promote sales tax fairness for small businesses
SD729 For legislation relative to affordable housing energy efficiency
SD730 For legislation to provide time to develop better measures of and assistance for student learning.
SD733 For legislation to establish and financing a drug collection and disposal program.
SD735 For legislation relative to student assessment data
HD735 For legislation to authorize the Department of Telecommunications and Cable and the Department of Public Utilities to regulate the use of double utility poles
HD736 Relative to pregnancy, childbirth, or a related condition protection of employees and job applicants
SD736 For legislation to improve the collection and analsis of data realitve to traffic stops.
SD739 For legislation relative to pedestrian stop data.
SD743 For legislation relative to language opportunity for our kids.
HD748 For legislation to regulate the establishment of municipal lighting plants
SD750 For legislation to ensure adequate nursing services at public schools
SD751 For legislation relative to corporate criminal conduct
HD758 To prohibit the distribution in commerce of children's products and upholstered furniture containing certain flame retardants, and for other purposes
SD765 For legislation relative to the compostion of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
SD769 For legislation to increase the penalties for corporate manslaughter.
SD770 For legislation relative to healthy families and businesses
SD771 For legislation relative to CARE
SD776 For legislation to prohibit the Commonwealth from discrimination against those providing special education services to Massachusetts students
SD784 An Act relative to the disclosure of toxic chemicals in children’s products
SD785 For legislation relative to Acute-care hospitals.
HD792 For legislation require county and state correctional facilities to provide substance abuse services to certain inmates
SD796 For legislation relative to community college tuition
SD809 For legislation relative to the judicial enforcement of noncompetition agreements
SD814 For legislation relative to senior citizen property taxes
SD817 For legislation to establish the miracle league of Massachusetts to provide recreational resources for persons with disabilities
SD819 For legislation to prevent the cruel and inhumane treatment of animals.
SD831 For legislation to strengthen the Massachusetts home care program.
HD840 Relative to creating higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and other developmental disabilities
SD841 For legislation to require automated external defibrillators in schools.
SD842 For legislation relative to fair hiring practices.
SD848 For legislation relative to the failure to remove existing poles
HD851 Relative to application of pesticides in municipalities
SD852 For legislation to establish a living wage for employees of big box retail stores and fast food chains.
HD855 Relative to the placement of children
HD857 Relative to the implementation of strategies for reducing solid waste and increasing recycling in the Commonwealth
HD860 For legislation to require pain assessment and management in health care facilities
HD868 For legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth
SD878 For legislation to improve vocational training opportunities for unemployed workers
HD890 For legislation to allow individuals to institute and prosecute a civil action for injunctive relief for violation of laws relative to meal breaks for employees
HD901 For legislation to prohibit the use of procedures which cause physical pain or deny a reasonable humane existence to persons with disabilities
HD913 That tobacco tax revenues be used to reduce tobacco use
SD924 For legislation to ensure healthcare coverage for youth who have aged-out of the department of children and families.
SD937 For legislation to authorize municipal use of the prudent investor standards
HD941 Relative to homeless and unaccompanied students
SD964 For legislation to support educational opportunity for all.
SD968 For legislation relative to expungement of criminal or juvenile records for individuals who committed offenses as children or young adults
SD974 For legislation to protect animals during pet sales.
SD982 Relative to the use of certain insurance underwriting guidelines for homeowners with dogs living on such insured property
SD983 For legislation relative to the geographical jurisdiction of the Housing Court Department
SD984 For legislation relative to the office of the child advocate
SD985 For legislation relative to Lyme Disease treatment coverage
HD998 Relative to regional stabilization funds
HD1013 For legislation to provide bonus aid to newly formed regional school districts
SD1014 For legislation relative to equity in public contracting in honor of Bruce C. Bolling
SD1016 For legislation to promote higher education among employees of human services provider organizations
HD1018 For legislation to prohibit the participation of health care professionals in the torture and abuse of prisoners
SD1019 For legislation relative to jobs, workforce development, and main street fairness.
SD1021 For legislation to protect access to confidential healthcare.
SD1026 For legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information.
HD1027 For legislation to provide equal access to evaluations for children with disabilities
SD1027 For legislation to establish permanent voter registration for registered voters who move within the Commonwealth
SD1028 For legislation to protect the Commonwealth's residents from identity theft
HD1029 For legislation to establish safeguards to prevent death and disability from stroke
HD1035 For legislation to provide high school graduates equal access to in-state tuition rates and financial aid in the higher education system
SD1036 For legislation relative to the central registry of voters
SD1042 For legislation to enhance the management of problem wildlife.
HD1046 For legislation to update the contraceptive coverage equity law to require insurance carriers to provide all contraceptive methods without a co-pay
SD1058 For legislation to promote healthy communities and the environment.
HD1059 Relative to the membership of the Parole Board
SD1060 For legislation to ensure uniformity in education discrimination complaint procedures.
SD1072 For legislation to accelerate student success through expanded learning time
SD1081 For legislation relative to the distribution of raw milk
HD1089 Relative to transfers of assets by MassHealth members
HD1093 For legislation to direct the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to make driving records available online for informational purposes
HD1107 For legislation to compare total health care spending with projected single payer health care system spending
SD1114 For legislation to prevent the disposal of hydraulic fracturing wastewater
HD1117 For legislation to establish a penalty for the mistreatment of elephants
HD1119 For legislation to establish a student loan repayment pilot program to be administered by the Board of Higher Education for licensed social workers
SD1127 For legislation to reduce exposure to BPA.
HD1129 Relative to turnaround plans for underperforming schools
SD1129 For legislation to ensure an adequate living wage.
HD1137 Relative to the occupation of advanced dental hygiene practitioner
HD1142 For legislation to require the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to encourage media literacy education
HD1143 Relative to improving asthma in schools
SD1146 For legislation relative to alternatives to foreclosure
HD1151 For legislation to establish a single-payer health insurance trust fund
HD1152 For legislation to allow teachers currently employed and receiving compensation to serve on the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
SD1160 For legislation to protect disabled persons from financial exploitation
HD1167 Relative to municipal use of insurance proceeds
SD1175 For legislation to assess the impact of the public welfare system on the health and well-being of children
SD1177 For legislation relative to the health safety net trust fund
HD1186 Relative to fees for indigent defendants
SD1186 For legislation relative to school safety issues
SD1189 For legislation relative to women’s health and economic equity
HD1194 Relative to the qualification of voters
SD1197 For legislation relative to codifying and reforming the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship Program
HD1200 Relative to the classification and punishment for certain offenses in the commonwealth
SD1200 For legislation relative to modernizing tobacco control and protecting the health of minors
SD1202 For legislation relative to building real incentives for college savings
SD1204 For legislation relative to the earned income tax credit
SD1208 For legislation relative to expanding the community college workforce training incentive program
HD1209 Relative to liability protection for disaster volunteers
SD1211 For legislation relative to strengthening the evaluation process for proposed new charter schools
SD1223 For legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the Commonwealth
HD1228 For legislation to enforce municipal ordinances and bylaws
HD1229 For legislation regarding statutory housing
HD1230 Relative to abusive or hostile work environments
SD1233 For legislation to reestablish the Clean Environment Fund.
HD1234 Relative to tax havens
SD1235 For legislation to improve access to public records.
SD1244 For legislation to establish the Finish Line Scholarship program.
SD1247 For legislation relative to special education funding.
SD1250 For legislation relative to an employee protection act.
SD1254 For legislation to require landlord notice of unsafe conditions.
SD1266 For legislation to direct the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to assess the current status of the commonwealth’s transportation system.
SD1271 For legislation to fuel job creation through energy efficiency
SD1273 For legislation to protect temporary workers’ unemployment benefits
HD1301 Relative to employment and job training
HD1304 Relative to taxes levied on residents for the purpose of funding a natural gas pipeline
SD1307 For legislation to reform labor rates paid by insurance companies to auto repairers in the Commonwealth
SD1313 An Act to establish a commission to study the feasibility of creating and funding a universal children's savings account
SD1315 For legislation relative to exemptions from taxation of structures and buildings essential to the operation of agricultural and horticultural lands
SD1316 For legislation to encourage employee student loan assistance
SD1321 For legislation relative to fees at community colleges and state universities
HD1322 For legislation to exempt employees of a public school districts from fees associated with background checks
HD1323 Relative to confining animals in a motor vehicle
HD1325 For legislation to compute and track the individual and collective lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions of all fuels
SD1326 For legislation relative to uniform financial aid information.
HD1343 Relative to providing child care assistance to homeless families
SD1355 For legislation relative to the Architectural Access Board.
SD1357 For legislation relative to regional transportation ballot initiatives.
SD1362 For legislation relative to student sex education.
SD1363 For legislation to establish a health incentives program.
HD1367 For legislation to require owners of rented or foreclosed properties to check for abandoned animals
SD1368 For legislation relative to the governance of the Health Policy Commission
SD1369 For legislation relative to the tipped minimum wage
HD1371 For legislation to impose a penalty for the confinement of farm animals in a manner that does not allow them to turn around freely, lie down, stand up, and fully extend their limbs
HD1377 For legislation to authorize the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development to establish a local economic development assistance program
HD1381 For legislation to increase the annuities paid to certain disabled veterans and their families
SD1383 For legislation to study the feasibility of high-speed rail access between Springfield and Boston
SD1387 For legislation to decriminalize non-violent and verbal student misconduct
SD1389 An Act establishing the MassMade Program
SD1392 For legislation relative to state contracting
HD1393 Relative to mental health services for children
SD1401 An Act further defining the role of school resource officers
HD1402 Relative to providing equitable access to behavioral health services for MassHealth consumers
HD1405 For legislation to establish a curriculum on personal financial literacy in the public schools
HD1407 For legislation to establish old growth forest reserves in the Commonwealth
SD1409 For legislation relative to military grade controlled property
HD1412 Relative to the prevention and elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression within the Department of Elder Affairs.
SD1416 For legislation relative to a microgrid pilot program
HD1416 Relative to the health care of minors
SD1417 For legislation relative to medical placement of terminal and incapacitated inmates.
HD1419 For legislation to expand substance abuse treatment options for non-violent drug offenders
HD1421 For legislation to include behavioral health managers in the oversight jurisdiction of the Health Policy Commission
SD1421 For legislation to update public health laws.
SD1423 For legislation to establish pay equity.
SD1430 For legislation to regulate hydraulic fracturing.
HD1432 Relative to double utility poles
HD1435 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to state and local services provided to veterans
HD1441 Relative to payments in lieu of taxation by organizations exempt from the property tax
SD1443 For legislation to provide oversight of crime labs
HD1450 Relative to the jurisdiction of the courts within the Housing Court Department
SD1452 For legislation to establish criteria for Masshealth hardship waivers
HD1467 Relative to promoting child development and school-readiness
HD1469 Relative to the designation of caregivers by certain patients
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
SD1473 For legislation to protect essential health services.
HD1475 Further promoting energy efficiency and green jobs
HD1477 Relative to expanding eligibility for diversion to treatment for criminal offenders
SD1478 For legislation relative to fix it first plan.
HD1479 Relative to student online information protection policies
HD1481 For legislation to ensure that students with disabilities have an opportunity to participate in physical education
SD1487 For legislation to create higher education opportunities for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
SD1489 For legislation to expand inclusive transition programs for students with severe disabilities.
SD1491 For legislation to reform pretrial process.
SD1499 For legislation relative to home care services.
HD1502 For legislation to protect patients approved by physicians and certified by the Department of Public Health to access medical marijuana
HD1505 Relative to gas leak repairs during road projects
SD1510 For legislation to increase container recycling in the Commonwealth.
HD1514 Relative to property tax exemptions
HD1521 For legislation to establish a penalty for the mistreatment of elephants
SD1530 For legislation relative to the enhanced management of early childhood caries among MassHealth patients
HD1530 Relative to the divestment of state pension funds from holdings in fossil fuel companies
HD1533 Relative to the earned income credit for working families
HD1535 Relative to prohibiting the dispensing of food in disposable food service containers made from polystyrene or from expanded polystyrene
SD1555 For legislation relative to Massachusetts high school diplomas
HD1559 (by vote of the town) that certain positions in the police department in the town of Acton be exempt from provisions of the civil service law
HD1565 For legislation to grant public employee retirement rights to certain persons providing educational services to special need students
HD1566 To provide for reforms and improvements to the Commonwealth's transportation system
HD1571 For legislation to establish a process to identify toxic chemical substances used in consumer products
SD1583 For legislation to address the special education needs of children with dyslexia
HD1584 An Act relative to tax credits for agricultural land
HD1587 Relative to license plate tracking
HD1588 For legislation to increase the personal care allowance of residents of long-term care facilities
HD1595 Relative to spouses under the definition of family members serving as paid caregivers
HD1600 For legislation to expand the sale of products by farmer breweries
SD1601 For legislation to ensure continued health insurance coverage for children
SD1604 For legislation relative to services for individuals with autism spectrum disorder
SD1606 For legislation to establish a discretionary grant program for students with autism
SD1613 For legislation to increase the Commonwealth's compliance with federal law meeting requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act
HD1615 Relative to comprehensive siting reform for certain land based wind projects
SD1617 For legislation to promote housing creation for persons with disabilities
SD1620 For legislation to promote transparency, best practices, and better outcomes for children and communities.
SD1626 For legislation to provide equal access to evaluations for children with disabilities.
HD1636 Relative to the prevention of hazardous material release through underground tanks
SD1639 For legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities
SD1648 For legislation related to unfunded mandates on public schools
HD1650 Relative to junior operator's licenses
HD1658 Relative to preserving eligibility for the PACE program and certain waivered services
HD1664 Relative to dispute resolution processes within the Bureau of Special Education Appeals
SD1665 For legislation relative to motor vehicle license suspension
SD1669 For legislation to reinvest in working families
HD1670 For legislation relative to the establishment of a Medicaid and health care reform FMAP trust fund
HD1674 Relative to providing care and comfort for the terminally ill
HD1677 For legislation to establish a Diabetes state action plan
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
SD1699 For legislation to close a corporate tax haven loophole.
HD1707 Relative to high school graduation requirements for students with learning disabilities
SD1710 For legislation to extend the statute of limitations for certain actions involving international human rights abuses.
SD1720 For legislation to ensure the well being of all children in the commonwealth.
SD1726 For legislation to promote transparency and cost control of pharmaceutical drug prices.
SD1733 For legislation relative to the fair participation of minority and women-owned businesses on public construction projects.
SD1735 For legislation to protect health and safety of animals in vehicles.
HD1749 That cities and towns be authorized to include "transient accommodations" under the room occupancy excise tax
SD1749 For legislation to improve educational outcomes for children in the Commonwealth from birth through school age.
HD1752 For legislation to direct the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency to assess and report on the preparedness plans for a radiological accident at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station and Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant
SD1752 For legislation to ensure high quality pre-kindergarten education.
SD1754 For legislation to improve the accuracy of eyewitness identification procedures.
SD1756 For legislation relative to transfer of assets by MassHealth members.
HD1759 For legislation to create the position of poet laureate of the Commonwealth
HD1761 For legislation to authorize regional transit authorities to establish enterprise funds
SD1762 For legislation relative to universal early education and full-day kindergarten.
HD1767 For legislation to increase power plant safety preparedness by the Department of Public Health to twenty miles
SD1770 For legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenses.
HD1771 Relative to noise pollution
HD1776 For legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy
SD1777 For legislation to ensure reliable land title to bolster local home ownership and business creation.
SD1779 For legislation relative to universal pre-kindergarten access.
SD1781 For legislation relative to enhancing sexual assault evidence kit collection.
SD1783 For legislation to promote awareness of safe recreation in public waterways.
HD1785 Relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages
SD1785 For legislation relative to the safety and reclamation of quarries.
SD1786 For legislation to protect student privacy.
SD1803 For legislation relative to reserving beds in nursing homes during certain leaves of absence
SD1806 For legislation relative to the commonwealth of Massachusetts hosting an Olympic Games
SD1807 For legislation relative to data collection on multiple gun purchases
SD1813 For legislation to establish election day registration
SD1815 An Act to protect our environment and reduce the carbon footprint of the commonwealth
SD1820 For legislation relative to hospital closures and health planning
SD1829 For legislation to establish fair scheduling for employees in the Commonwealth
HD1832 For legislation to address equal access to housing through local zoning
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
HD1838 Relative to the rights of foster parents to receive notice and an opportunity to be heard in legal proceedings involving foster children
HD1841 to improve efficiency and coordination of health through a new division of health insurance
SD1841 Relative to the emergency administration of certain overdose prevention drugs
HD1852 That the Department of Environmental Protection be notified by manufacturers of products containing toxic chemicals
SD1853 An Act establishing a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program
SD1858 For legislation relative to transparency in government with regard to consultant expenses
HD1862 For legislation to authorize municipalities to assess certain taxes for financing regional transportation needs and investments
HD1864 Strengthening the quality and efficiency of home health care services
HD1868 For legislation to expand the determination of need threshold
HD1869 Relative to the taxation of unearned income
HD1870 For legislation relative to parity in assessments by the health care safety net fund
SD1872 For legislation to ensure quality, affordability and access to primary and preventive health care, to eliminate health disparities, and to enhance economic growth throughout the Commonwealth
SD1874 For legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity
HD1878 Relative to the independent practice of advanced practice registered nursing by nurse practitioners
SD1885 For legislation relative to traffic and pedestrian stop data.
SD1889 For legislation to increase access to immunizations.
HD1899 For the establishment of a special commission on the eye care and vision health needs of the Commonwealth
HD1902 An Act Relative to Healthy Eating in School Cafeterias
HD1904 For legislation to increase eye and vision care access in rural and underserved communities
HD1906 For legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities
HD1911 Relative to the tax on gross gaming revenues, the waiting period for certain former public officials to be employed by gaming licensees and prohibiting financial assistance from state funds for gaming licensees
HD1913 For legislation to direct MassHealth to fully implement consumer choice of physician assistant services
HD1921 Relative to eliminating mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses
HD1935 For legislation to prevent trafficking in ivory and rhino horns
HD1946 For legislation to create a loan repayment program for direct care human service workers
HD1967 Relative to increasing the base for the calculation of cost-of-living increases for retired public employees
HD1969 For legislation to improve the collection and analysis of data relative to traffic stops
HD1972 Relative to the civil commitment of women for alcoholism and substance abuse at the Framingham Correctional Institution
HD2012 For legislation to increase the maximum tax credit allowed for land conservation incentives
HD2015 For legislation to prohibit the sale to minors of electronic devices used to deliver liquid nicotine vapor
HD2021 Relative to expanding access to healthy food choices in vending machines on state property
HD2028 Relative to property tax assessments for certain common areas and facilities in condominiums
HD2034 For legislation to establish a state meat inspection program and enhance the meat and poultry slaughter and processing infrastructure 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
HD2051 Relative to the income tax rate
HD2056 Relative to preventing unnecessary medical debt through hospital and affiliate charity care policies
HD2058 relative to the timely filing of application in municipalities with programs of revaluation
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
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
HD2086 Relative to accountability for certain corporate political activities
HD2089 For legislation to promote the use of restorative justice practices
HD2098 Relative to injured workers’ access to medical care and workers’ compensation benefits
HD2106 Relative to public access to the financial statements of candidates for public office and the maintenance of a electronic reporting system statements of financial interests
HD2108 Relative to juvenile mental health and substance abuse
HD2111 Relative to disclosures by individuals or entities making independent expenditures for electioneering communications
HD2115 Relative to the training of persons supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
HD2126 Relative to protecting puppies and kittens
HD2128 Relative to the implementation of full-day kindergarten
HD2130 For legislation to protect bicyclists in bicycle lanes
HD2165 For the establishment of a living minimum wage for employees and contracted employees of the Commonwealth
HD2182 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study the feasibility of creating and funding a universal children’s college savings account
HD2188 Relative to juvenile court jurisdiction to divert from further court processing of certain children
HD2196 For the inclusion of individuals with disabilities within civil rights protections and nondiscrimination protections and for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the status of individuals and families with disabilities
HD2198 For legislation to create a college savings program for every child born in the Commonwealth
HD2202 Relative to the award of attorney’s fees, staff time, costs and expenses in code enforcement matters
HD2204 relative to the use of audio or video recordings as minutes of public bodies
HD2207 Relative to social media password privacy for school students
HD2211 For legislation to provide the highest quality education through access of innovative and research-based language education instructional programs
HD2233 Relative to the management of low lands and swamps to control of tick-borne illness
HD2248 Establishing schedules for employees
HD2267 Relative to the formula for district reimbursement through the special education circuit breaker
HD2296 For legislation to establish the Sudbury watershed advisory committee
HD2297 Relative to net metering, community shared solar and energy storage
HD2300 That the Department of Environmental Protection conduct a feasibility study for the implementation of watershed based planning
HD2304 (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Westborough to adopt certain alcoholic beverage licensure laws
HD2308 For legislation to expunge the records of persons falsely accused and juveniles.
HD2326 Relative to taxation abatements
HD2330 For legislation to authorize income tax filers to make voluntary contributions to the Massachusetts Cultural Development Fund on their annual income tax returns
HD2332 For legislation to limit the time that former employees must wait before being employed by a competitor
HD2340 For legislation to provide for a capital outlay program of maintenance and improvements to municipal drinking, waste and storm water infrastructure assets
HD2368 Relative to access to child and adolescent mental health services
HD2380 Relative to prohibiting the solitary confinement of inmates twenty-one years of age or younger
HD2382 An Act Strengthening the Massachusetts Home Care Program
HD2388 An Act RELATIVE TO ADULT BASIC EDUCATION ACCESS AND QUALITY
HD2390 An Act AN ACT PROVIDING FOR EQUITABLE ARMED FORCES PAID LEAVE BENEFITS FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES
HD2392 Relative to improving disclosure of electioneering communications reports
HD2433 For legislation to further define standards of employee safety
HD2436 Relative to sexual health education
HD2468 For the establishment of an access to healthcare task force (including members of the General Court) for former foster youth to review the barriers of access to healthcare for youth who are aging out or have aged out of the care of the Department of Children and Families
HD2474 Relative to public employees' workers compensation benefits
HD2476 For legislation to establish secure choice retirement savings plan
HD2483 That hospitals provide certain patients in inpatient or observation status oral and written notice of such placement
HD2540 For legislation to increase the share of courses taught by full-time tenure and tenure-track faculty
HD2559 Relative to property tax abatements for veterans
HD2564 Relative to the authority of parents to exempt their children from a certain standardized exam known as the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career (PARCC) exam
HD2568 For legislation to establish a sustainable water resource fund to mitigate water shortages
HD2582 Relative to increasing voting opportunities and online voter registration awareness in public schools
HD2584 Relative to motor vehicle license suspension record privacy
HD2586 For legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers and prospective employers
HD2592 Relative to the use of solitary confinement in correctional facilities
HD2596 Relative to increase the minimum wage for private sector human service workers
HD2615 That banks be required to mediate in good faith with homeowners to identify alternative resolutions before starting foreclosures
HD2646 That public school students of voting age be instructed on the voter registration process and provided access to voter registration forms
HD2648 Relative to the minimum wage employers are required to pay tipped employees
HD2704 Relative to enhancing the educational opportunities for expectant and parenting students
HD2741 For legislation to provide emergency aid to certain elderly and disabled residents
HD2743 For legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products
HD2747 An Act relative to stipends for interns of the General Court
HD2752 For legislation to require producer responsibility for collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products
HD2777 An Act relative to the construction of generating facilities
HD2780 Relative to local control of liquor licenses
HD2782 Relative to further regulating health care costs and the dispensing of controlled substances
HD2802 Relative to pay equity
HD2804 Relative to body-worn cameras by law enforcement
HD2835 For legislation to establish a living wage for employees of certain retail stores and fast food restaurants
HD2844 For legislation to increase participation in early childhood care settings
HD2863 Relative to the establishment of a secretary to reduce and prevent homelessness
HD2867 For legislation to enhance opportunities for children in the custody of the Commonwealth
HD2880 An Act relative to direct mailings
HD2884 An Act encouraging the use of SNAP benefits at farmers markets
HD2890 Relative to the disclosure of participation in the slave trade
HD2903 For legislation to ensure equal access to services for certain residents of the Commonwealth, notwithstanding alienage or immigration status
HD2913 An Act reducing solid waste and providing for universal recycling
HD2917 For legislation to establish pilot programs for universal pre-kindergarten in gateway cities and other low-income neighborhoods or communities
HD2921 An Act establishing a foundation budget reserve account
HD2931 Relative governmental and charitable tort liability in civil actions for sexual abuse of a minor
HD2943 For legislation to further regulate expenditures for mortgages from the Community Preservation Trust Fund
HD2980 Relative to the rights of persons receiving services through the Department of Mental Health
HD2990 For legislation to develop science-based stream-flow standards
HD2997 Relative to the criteria for the release of terminally ill inmates to alternative locations of confinement
HD2998 For legislation to create a program to reduce childhood obesity by assessing a tax on candies, confectionaries and soft drinks
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
HD3010 Relative to providing for matching grants for funding gigabit-speed networks and for the evaluation of consumer focused municipal broadband service offerings
HD3015 Relative to the process for the investigation of officer-involved deaths
HD3018 An Act relative to providing culturally competent services in the Commonwealth
HD3020 An Act relative to protecting victims and witnesses of domestic violence
HD3028 For legislation to establish a nursing advisory board within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services
HD3055 Relative to the process for the investigation of officer-involved deaths
HD3072 Relative to gender identity and access to public accommodations
HD3075 Relative to transfers of military-grade controlled property to state law enforcement agencies
HD3096 Relative to consumer privacy in mortgage applications
HD3098 That the the Department of Transportation assess the current status of the transportation system of the Commonwealth
HD3137 For legislation to establish election day voter registration
HD3142 For legislation to ensure that each student enrolled in a school district is screened for potential indicators of dyslexia or other reading disabilities
HD3156 For legislation to reform pretrial processes
HD3162 For legislation to establish universal early education and full-day kindergarten in the Commonwealth
HD3165 An Act relative to strengthening and expanding affordable, quality higher education opportunities for residents of the Commonwealth
HD3202 Relative to the protection of the mental and physical health of minors from sexual orientation and/or gender identity change efforts
HD3204 For legislation to clarify the responsibility of law enforcement agencies to enforce federal immigration law
HD3210 For legislation to require the disclosure to parents of standardized student assessments from kindergarten through twelfth grade
HD3211 An Act to clarify parental rights in the administration of standardized tests
HD3215 Relative to enhancing consumer protection and transparency under the social work licensing law
HD3216 For legislation to provide for the rapid deployment of qualified nurses
HD3220 For legislation to institute programs to respond to sexual violence on higher education campuses
HD3227 Relative to the parole process
HD3233 For legislation to require the teaching of civics in public schools
HD3241 Relative to electronic prescribing of opiates and other controlled substances
HD3268 Relative to the evaluation of the frequency and outcome of contacts between juveniles of various racial and ethnic categories and law enforcement and court personnel and other Commonwealth officials
HD3277 Relative to the installation of new permanent outdoor lighting fixtures and the cost of operating such fixtures
HD3282 For legislation to provide for paid family leave within a new temporary disability insurance program
HD3296 For legislation to ensure charter school transparency and public accountability
HD3305 For legislation to ensure the payment of at least a living wage to all employees
HD3321 Relative to providing for community-based sentencing alternatives for primary caretakers of dependent children convicted of non-violent crimes
HD3326 An Act requiring municipalities to follow Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) regulations and standards with regard to: trenching and excavation; and confined space work
HD3333 An Act establishing a commission on the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution
HD3364 For legislation to provide a waiver of fees to veterans at public institutions of higher learning
HD3397 For legislation to reduce plastic bag pollution
HD3411 For legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program for employees
HD3425 For legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity by enhancing the enforcement and penalties for violations of the controlled substances laws
HD3433 For legislation to protect families from adverse financial conditions caused by unreasonable debt
HD3436 For legislation to legalize marijuana and establish a tax on the cannabis industry
HD3439 Relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee on Public Counsel Services
HD3449 For legislation to designate June sixteenth as domestic workers’ rights day
HD3487 For legislation to increase access to vaccines
HD3492 Relative to contract assistance for Central Artery debt of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
HD3501 Relative to establishing an office of rural policy
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

By Request
SD1680 For legislation relative to retirement buy back in to the Massachusetts teachers' retirement system

State Senator Jamie Eldridge has served as State Senator for the Middlesex and Worcester district since January 2009.

Previously, Senator Eldridge served as State Representative for the 37th Middlesex district, after being elected the only Clean Elections candidate to public office in Massachusetts history in November 2002.

Since then, Senator Eldridge has focused his energies in the House and in the Senate on enhancing public education, stimulating the economy, promoting campaign and ethics reform, protecting the environment, improving public safety, expanding access to health care, and improving public transportation.

Senator Eldridge is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and Boston College Law School, where he served as President of the Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF) for two years. Prior to his election as State Representative, Jamie worked as a public interest attorney with Merrimack Valley Legal Services in Lowell, a non-profit organization that provides free legal services to the poor and the elderly. As a public interest lawyer, he also worked to help low-income residents with issues of housing, Social Security, disability, and unemployment.

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Education & Public Service

  • Acton-Boxborough Regional High School
  • Johns Hopkins University, B.A
  • Boston College Law School, J.D.
  • Acton Housing Authority (elected member/Chair, 2001-2003)
  • Acton Planning Board (associate member, 2001-2002)
  • Mass. House (2003-2008)
  • Mass. Senate (2009-present)
  • Senator James B. Eldridge

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Middlesex and Worcester -- Consisting of the city of Marlborough and the towns of Acton, Ayer, Boxborough, Hudson, Littleton, Maynard, Shirley, Stow and Sudbury, precincts 2 and 3 all in the county of Middlesex; and the towns of Harvard, Northborough, precinct 3, Southborough and Westborough, all in the county of Worcester.