James J. Lyons, Jr. Representative

R Andover
James J. Lyons, Jr.

Addresses

State House
Room 443
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2460
Fax: 617-626-0246
Email: James.Lyons@mahouse.gov
District Office
12 High Vale Lane
Andover, MA 01810
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Bill Docket Bill Title
HD1457 An Act relative to direct deposit of employee compensation
H.103 HD876 By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 103) of Marc T. Lombardo and others for legislation to require proof of residency for public benefits. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.311 HD2564 By Mr. Berthiaume, Jr. of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 311) of Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. and others 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. Education.
H.439 HD515 By Mr. McKenna of Webster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 439) of Joseph D. McKenna and others for legislation to require parental notification and consent prior to implementing age appropriate sexual health education in the schools. Education.
H.492 HD772 By Mr. Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 492) of Todd M. Smola and others for legislation to adopt national education standards. Education.
H.569 HD2618 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 569) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for legislation to require photo-identification for persons voting in elections. Election Laws.
H.591 HD2812 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 591) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others for legislation to require valid identification when casting provisional ballots. Election Laws.
H.843 HD3343 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 843) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others for legislation to mandate health insurance coverage for certain brain injury rehabilitation. Financial Services.
H.901 HD469 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 901) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage. Financial Services.
H.1052 HD652 By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1052) of Marc T. Lombardo and others that veterans of the armed services be considered residents for the purpose of admission and tuition expenses for state colleges, community colleges or universities. Higher Education.
H.1091 HD1598 By Mr. DeCoste of Norwell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1091) of David F. DeCoste and others for legislation to clarify the definition of affordable housing to include mobile homes. Housing.
H.1092 HD1691 By Mr. Diehl of Whitman, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1092) of Geoff Diehl and others for legislation to require persons seeking housing or assistance from the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development to provide valid social security numbers. Housing.
H.1392 HD2408 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1392) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the penalties for the crime of fetal homicide. The Judiciary.
H.1441 HD1594 By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1441) of Kevin J. Kuros and others for legislation to prohibit partial birth abortions. The Judiciary.
H.1469 HD910 By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1469) of Marc T. Lombardo and others relative to neglect or abuse of child by a parent or legal guardian who has sought medical care for the child from a licensed medical or mental health provider. The Judiciary.
H.1531 HD1776 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1531) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy. The Judiciary.
H.1538 HD1250 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1538) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others for legislation to prohibit partial birth abortions. The Judiciary.
H.1547 HD1283 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1547) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others for legislation to prohibit abortions solely on account of the sex of the unborn child. The Judiciary.
H.1585 HD1045 By Mr. Scaccia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1585) of Angelo M. Scaccia and others relative to limited civil liability for sports officials. The Judiciary.
H.1589 HD1364 By Mr. Scaccia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1589) of Angelo M. Scaccia and others for legislation to establish a penalty for assault upon sports officials. The Judiciary.
H.1663 HD212 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1663) of Timothy R. Whelan, James J. Lyons, Jr. and Shaunna L. O'Connell relative to rent escrow accounts in eviction actions involving counterclaims concerning the conditions of the premises. The Judiciary.
H.1670 HD1156 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1670) of Timothy R. Whelan and others for legislation to increase penalties for the distribution of heroin. The Judiciary.
H.1749 HD2837 By Representative Mirra of West Newbury and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1749) of Leonard Mirra and others for legislation to provide for increased transparency in the prevailing wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1750 HD2853 By Representative Mirra of West Newbury and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1750) of Leonard Mirra and others for legislation relative to setting the prevailing wage rate. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1851 HD1426 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1851) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to borrowing by municipalities. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1973 HD45 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1973) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to the modernization of optometric patient care. Public Health.
H.2457 HD3009 By Mrs. Campanale of Leicester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2457) of Kate D. Campanale and others relative to the minimum corporate tax. Revenue.
H.2481 HD1601 By Mr. Diehl of Whitman, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2481) of Geoff Diehl and others relative to income tax return options. Revenue.
H.2550 HD2369 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2550) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to providing for sales tax holidays, so-called, on the dates August 15 and August 16, 2015. Revenue.
H.2551 HD2370 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2551) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to providing for sales tax holidays, so-called, on the dates August 13 and August 14, 2016. Revenue.
H.2556 HD2402 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2556) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for legislation to establish an annual sales tax holiday. Revenue.
H.2560 HD2412 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2560) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the calculation of the inventory tax on certain corporations. Revenue.
H.2562 HD2579 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2562) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to a corporate minimum tax exemption. Revenue.
H.2596 HD431 By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2596) of Marc T. Lombardo and others relative to establishing a meals tax holiday. Revenue.
H.2597 HD786 By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2597) of Marc T. Lombardo and others for legislation to lower the sales tax to five per cent. Revenue.
H.2598 HD795 By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2598) of Marc T. Lombardo and others relative to reducing the income tax to 5 per cent. Revenue.
H.2642 HD2967 By Representative O'Connell of Taunton and Senator Fattman, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2642) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others for legislation to exempt certain inventory from taxation. Revenue.
H.2846 HD1848 By Mrs. Whipps Lee of Athol, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2846) of Susannah M. Whipps Lee and others relative to public meeting exemptions for the General Court. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3055 HD3498 By Representative O'Connell of Taunton and Senator Hedlund, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3055) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others relative to motor vehicle license requirements. Transportation.
H.3129 HD2567 By Mr. Berthiaume, Jr. of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3129) of Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. and others relative to veterans preference for public housing. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3180 HD2926 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3180) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others for legislation to require the House and Senate committees on Ways and Means to conduct public hearings on proposed legislation to establish, increase or expand taxes or fees. Ways and Means.
H.3210 HD3193 By Representative O'Connell of Taunton and Senator Fattman, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3210) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others for legislation to authorize the Office of the State Auditor to conduct annual audits of the Department of Transitional Assistance. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.

Personal Information

Profession: Businessman
Spouse: Bernadette
Children: 2
Religion: Roman Catholic
Pets: Sparky

Career Highlights

  • Elected State Representative for the 18th Essex district in November 2010
  • Ranking Republican, Joint Committee on Community Development and Small Business
  • Ranking Republican, Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight
  • Joint Committee on Housing

Education & Public Service

  • BA in Political Science from Brandeis University, Class of 1975
  • Graduate of Arlington Catholic, Class of 1971
Eighteenth Essex, Consisting of Andover: Precincts 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9; Boxford: Precinct 1; North Andover: Precincts 6, 7, 8; Tewksbury: Precincts 3, 3A (Middlesex County)