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John J. Lawn, Jr. Representative

D Watertown
John J. Lawn, Jr.

Addresses

State House
Room 160
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2304
Fax: 617-626-0150
Email: John.Lawn@mahouse.gov
Bill Docket Bill Title
HD750 (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to the retirement reclassification of the fire apparatus mechanic in the city of Newton
HD4115 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to raise the minimum tobacco sales age to 21. Public Health.
S.35 SD501 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 35) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Linda Dorcena Forry, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation regarding pathways to family economic self-sufficiency . Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.77 HD2874 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 77) of Garrett J. Bradley and others establishing an integrated confidential data system among state agencies to track diagnosis, treatment, services and outcome of individuals with autism . Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.78 HD2945 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 78) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to services for adults with developmental disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.87 HD523 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 87) of Mark J. Cusack and others for legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.114 HD872 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 114) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a pilot program to provide educational and training programs to low-income families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.121 HD1576 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 121) of Kay Khan and others relative to the authority of the Disabled Persons Protection Commission. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.122 HD1592 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 122) of Kay Khan and others for legislation relative to reckless endangerment of persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.125 HD1722 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 125) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish a home visiting program to provide culturally sensitive services to eligible parents, infants and children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.151 HD1379 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 151) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to assist people with disabilities in realizing their rights and exercising their responsibilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.155 HD1082 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 155) of Thomas M. Stanley and John J. Lawn, Jr. for an investigation and study relative to nonprofit group homes. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.165 HD3218 By Mr. Fennell of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 165) of Robert F. Fennell and others relative to the definition of "bona fide business entities". Community Development and Small Businesses.
S.168 SD528 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 168) of William N. Brownsberger, Jonathan Hecht and John J. Lawn, Jr. for legislation to establish a special commission to investigate video games as a form of media and as a training tool. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.231 SD323 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 231) of Benjamin B. Downing, Sal N. DiDomenico, Thomas M. McGee, John J. Lawn, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to require all coaches to have cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification . Education.
S.257 SD796 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 257) of Marc R. Pacheco, Danielle W. Gregoire, Michael D. Brady and John J. Lawn, Jr. for legislation relative to establishing a moratorium for charter schools. Education.
S.258 SD799 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 258) of Marc R. Pacheco, Patricia D. Jehlen, Danielle W. Gregoire, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to charter schools. Education.
H.267 HD999 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 267) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.274 HD2820 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 274) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to the occupation of advanced dental hygiene practitioner. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.344 HD2870 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 344) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to addressing the needs of students with autism. Education.
H.372 HD616 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 372) of James J. Dwyer and others relative to establishing a moratorium for charter schools. Education.
H.420 HD2753 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 420) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to provide for the subject of genocide to be included in the curriculum of the public schools of the Commonwealth. Education.
H.444 HD2627 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 444) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others that the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education promulgating emergency regulations to modify the process governing the Massachusetts comprehensive assessment system. Education.
H.468 HD2063 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 468) of Denise Provost and others relative to the enrollment of students in charter schools. Education.
H.489 HD2624 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 489) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to ensure that high school graduates possess a reasonable breadth and depth of knowledge and skills. Education.
H.490 HD2772 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 490) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to require the disclosure to parents of standardized student assessments from kindergarten through twelfth grade. Education.
H.491 HD1106 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 491) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to charter schools. Education.
S.593 SD758 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 593) of Harriette L. Chandler, James J. O'Day, Mary S. Keefe, Katherine M. Clark and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing. Housing.
S.633 SD657 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 633) of William N. Brownsberger, Harriette L. Chandler, Katherine M. Clark, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to extend the statute of limitations in civil child sexual abuse cases. The Judiciary.
S.643 SD568 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 643) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin B. Downing, Cynthia S. Creem, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal access to public places regardless of gender identity. The Judiciary.
H.644 HD1096 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 644) of Thomas M. Stanley and John J. Lawn, Jr. for legislation to remove restrictions on absentee voting. Election Laws.
H.651 HD1034 By Representatives Walz of Boston and Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 651) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to further regulate the financing of political campaigns. Election Laws.
H.667 HD1581 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 667) of Christine E. Canavan and others for legislation to increase the annual stipend for members of the Commonwealth’s hazardous material response teams. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.835 HD464 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 835) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the continuity of care of mental health treatment. Financial Services.
H.837 HD1265 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 837) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of certain insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.863 HD122 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 863) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
H.883 HD1104 By Mr. Costello of Newburyport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 883) of Michael A. Costello and John J. Lawn, Jr. relative to public employer self-insurance. Financial Services.
S.942 SD618 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 942) of James B. Eldridge, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect abandoned animals in vacant properties. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.952 SD1488 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 952) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Louis L. Kafka, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to strengthen the enforcement of certain dog laws. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.984 HD2669 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 984) of John W. Scibak and others relative to insurance coverage for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome. Financial Services.
H.989 HD1737 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 989) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others relative to Lyme disease treatment coverage. Financial Services.
H.1001 HD2937 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1001) of Bruce J. Ayers, Tackey Chan and John J. Lawn, Jr. relative to health care provider excess spending. Health Care Financing.
H.1006 HD2883 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1006) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to the definition of autism in the childrens autism medicaid waiver. Health Care Financing.
S.1008 SD1108 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1008) of Benjamin B. Downing, Sal N. DiDomenico, John J. Lawn, Jr., William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to screenings for congenital heart defects for newborns. Public Health.
H.1008 HD1577 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1008) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to the annual reporting of patient safety by health care providers. Health Care Financing.
H.1026 HD1780 By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1026) of Danielle W. Gregoire and others for legislation to require MassHealth to cover medically necessary treatments for members diagnosed with autism. Health Care Financing.
S.1049 SD1158 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1049) of Mark C. Montigny, John J. Lawn, Jr., Sal N. DiDomenico, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation requiring automated external defibrillators in schools. Public Health.
H.1127 HD3170 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1127) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to provide financing for the production and preservation of housing for low and moderate income residents. Housing.
H.1156 HD1870 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1156) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing. Housing.
S.1172 SD1101 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1172) of Karen E. Spilka, Louis L. Kafka, Carlo Basile, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure the safety of people with pets in disasters. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1188 HD469 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1188) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to title protection for owners of improved land. The Judiciary.
H.1230 HD1195 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1230) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to providing protection from child enticement. The Judiciary.
H.1243 HD1124 By Ms. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1243) of Linda Campbell and others relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases. The Judiciary.
H.1267 HD852 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1267) of Nick Collins and others relative to claims against the Commonwealth regarding gross negligence. The Judiciary.
H.1275 HD2774 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1275) of Edward F. Coppinger and others relative to penalties and submission of DNA samples for domestic violence. The Judiciary.
S.1298 SD924 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1298) of James E. Timilty, Michael O. Moore, Mark J. Cusack, Paul J. Donato and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining. Public Service.
H.1302 HD1147 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1302) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the penalty for subsequent restraining order violations. The Judiciary.
S.1312 SD764 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1312) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jason M. Lewis, Gale D. Candaras, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to a tobacco excise. Revenue.
S.1313 SD555 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1313) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Thomas P. Kennedy, James B. Eldridge, Michael Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to invest in our communities and tax exemptions. Revenue.
H.1341 HD3078 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1341) of Sean Garballey and others relative to actions against health clubs or their employees that arise in connection with the use or non-use of defibrillators. The Judiciary.
H.1379 HD2649 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1379) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to prohibiting discrimination against adults with disabilities in family and juvenile court proceedings. The Judiciary.
H.1380 HD3057 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1380) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to health care proxies. The Judiciary.
H.1531 HD2708 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1531) of Shaunna O'Connell and others relative to the evaluation and classification of persons by the Sex Offender Registry Board. The Judiciary.
H.1538 HD354 By Mr. O'Flaherty of Chelsea, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1538) of Eugene L. O'Flaherty and others for legislation to establish a regional lockup facility in Suffolk County. The Judiciary.
H.1543 HD3175 By Mr. O'Flaherty of Chelsea, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1543) of Eugene L. O'Flaherty, John J. Lawn, Jr. and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to require homeless sex offenders on probation or parole supervision to wear a global positioning system device. The Judiciary.
S.1563 SD874 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1563) of Daniel A. Wolf, John F. Keenan, Ruth B. Balser, Elizabeth A. Poirier and other members of the General Court for legislation to create an annual Service and Volunteerism day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1653 SD918 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1653) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, John F. Keenan, Josh S. Cutler and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for the enhanced protection of the dig safe law. Transportation.
H.1674 HD578 By Represenative Walsh of Boston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1674) of Martin J. Walsh, John A. Hart and others relative to national criminal offender record information checks for persons working with individuals served by the Department of Mental Retardation. The Judiciary.
H.1684 HD1014 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1684) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to further define privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
H.1701 HD1891 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1701) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to increase the minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1712 HD2206 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1712) of Marjorie C. Decker and others for legislation to provide economic stability for displaced non professional airport employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1739 HD504 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1739) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish earned paid sick time for certain employees rendering personal care. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1750 HD2258 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1750) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to establish employment rights for certain domestic workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1766 HD517 By Ms. Story of Amherst and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1766) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing, and harrassment, without regard to protected class status. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1767 HD968 By Ms. Story of Amherst and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1767) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further define comparable work. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1794 HD1658 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1794) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to ensure access to Department of Mental Health services for certain individuals with autism spectrum disorder and related conditions. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1852 HD279 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1852) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the care of animals in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1859 HD3216 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Wolf, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1859) of Stephen Kulik, Daniel A. Wolf and others relative to municipal zoning, subdivision control, and master planning. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1890 HD295 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1890) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to requiring all restaurants to maintain devices or procedures to remove food lodged in persons’ throats. Public Health.
H.1906 HD1972 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1906) of James M. Cantwell and others for legislation to increase power plant safety preparedness by the Department of Public Health to twenty miles . Public Health.
S.1958 SD1876 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William N. Brownsberger and John J. Lawn, Jr. for legislation to restrict the use of certain pesticides around children. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1963 HD2101 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1963) of Sean Garballey and others relative to promoting workplace safety for social workers. Public Health.
H.1967 HD3305 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1967) of Sean Garballey and others that the Department of Public Health establish a formal public hearing process prior to certain licensing and ownership of nursing home facilities decisions. Public Health.
H.1970 HD396 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1970) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to establish a registry of volunteer personnel within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.1971 HD505 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1971) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to further regulate newborn pulse oximetry screening for congenital heart defects. Public Health.
H.1981 HD39 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1981) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to the modernization of optometric patient care. Public Health.
H.2019 HD700 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2019) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to personal care attendant orientation. Public Health.
H.2051 HD393 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2051) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to acupuncture. Public Health.
H.2097 HD2065 By Mr. Timilty of Milton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2097) of Walter F. Timilty, John J. Lawn, Jr. and Angelo M. Scaccia relative to the rights of patients to certain bulk medications upon discharge from medical facilities. Public Health.
H.2157 HD782 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2157) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a sex offender management board within the Executive Office of Public Safety. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2176 HD2765 By Mrs. Nyman of Hanover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2176) of Rhonda Nyman and others for legislation to require a minimum of ten years experience for a fire fighter to become chief of a fire department. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2271 HD2972 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2271) of Nick Collins and others for legislation to increase the distance of the residency requirement for municipal police and fire officers . Public Service.
H.2278 HD1192 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2278) of Mark J. Cusack and others relative to civil service creditable time. Public Service.
H.2279 HD1939 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2279) of Mark J. Cusack and others for legislation to mandate restroom breaks for public transit employees. Public Service.
H.2295 HD3228 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2295) of Diana DiZoglio and others that certain fire fighters may wear uniforms while on duty and making solicitations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Public Service.
H.2399 HD2767 By Mrs. Nyman of Hanover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2399) of Rhonda Nyman and others relative to residency requirements of municipal police officers and fire fighters. Public Service.
H.2448 HD2064 By Mr. Timilty of Milton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2448) of Walter F. Timilty and others relative to group health insurance for dependent children of deceased members or subscribers. Public Service.
H.2591 HD1246 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2591) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to the taxation of telephone or telegraph corporations. Revenue.
H.2593 HD2701 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2593) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to increase the tobacco excise tax, supplement the Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund and reduce youth tobacco consumption. Revenue.
H.2634 HD527 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2634) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to create a program to reduce childhood obesity by assessing a tax on candies, confectionaries and soft drinks. Revenue.
H.2687 HD1359 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2687) of James J. O'Day and others relative to the taxation of certain income. Revenue.
H.2775 HD764 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2775) of Bruce J. Ayers, John J. Lawn, Jr. and David M. Rogers relative to the sale or auction of surplus state motor vehicles to cities and towns. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2777 HD315 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2777) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to exempt public, educational and governmental community television contracts from the Uniform Procurement Act. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2808 HD3291 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2808) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor setting apart the Thursday of National Volunteer Week in April as Massachusetts service and volunteerism day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2816 HD2746 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2816) of Jonathan Hecht and John J. Lawn, Jr. for legislation to require a comparable site for individuals using the fernald pool. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2882 HD3192 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2882) of John W. Scibak and others for the annual proclamation by the Governor setting apart May 4th as PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day, to raise awareness of the occurrence of pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2883 HD2645 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2883) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to encourage fair competition in bids for state contracts from qualified sources commitment to fair wages and benefits for employees. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2924 HD2213 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2924) of Nick Collins and others relative to the safe operation of utility vaults. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2943 HD1105 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2943) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to include noncarbonated non-alcoholic beverages in the bottle law, so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2944 HD2749 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2944) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to establish a double pole advisory council to recommend rules and regulations to reduce the use of double utility poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2945 HD1886 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2945) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Telecommunications and Cable and the Department of Public Utilities to regulate the use of double utility poles . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3022 HD2865 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3022) of Garrett J. Bradley, John J. Lawn, Jr. and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to establish an autism license plate. Transportation.
H.3059 HD3262 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3059) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to establish a public transit fare structure. Transportation.
H.3091 HD1917 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3091) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to establishing an active streets certification program within the Department of Transportation to encourage walking, cycling, and the use of public transportation in municipalities. Transportation.
H.3212 HD1918 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3212) of Thomas M. Stanley and others relative to the payment of certain burial expenses for veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3213 HD2050 By Mr. Timilty of Milton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3213) of Walter F. Timilty and others for legislation to exempt veterans from civil service exam fees. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3261 HD1194 By Messrs. O'Flaherty of Chelsea and Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3261) of Eugene L. O'Flaherty and others relative to updating the wire interception law. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3290 HD2896 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3290) of Edward F. Coppinger and others for legislation to authorizing local school districts to raise the dropout age . Education.
H.3364 HD2673 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3364) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to provide tax incentives to promote housing creation for persons with disabilities. Revenue.
H.3385 HD3538 By Mr. Costello of Newburyport, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Michael A. Costello and others for legislation to require certain telecommunications service companies to provide call center service assistance. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3403 HD3332 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3403) of Thomas M. Stanley and others relative to the taxation of alternative energy systems used by municipal property. Revenue.
H.3457 HD3620 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3457) of Ruth B. Balser and others (with the approval of the mayor and board of aldermen) that the city of Newton be authorized to place a non-binding public opinion advisory question on the ballot. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3525 HD3531 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to the term of appointment of non-civil service police officers. Public Service.
H.3572 HD3713 By Messrs. Binienda of Worcester and Naughton of Clinton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John J. Binienda and others relative to the compensation of the chief probation officers of the Trial Court. The Judiciary.
H.3668 HD3856 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Thomas M. Stanley, Michael Barrett and John J. Lawn, Jr., for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Robert K. Barry, an employee of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Public Service.
H.3669 HD3863 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ruth B. Balser and others (with the approval of the mayor and board of aldermen) for legislation to authorize the Commissioner of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance to convey certain land to the city of Newton. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3864 HD4053 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3864) of Kay Khan and others (with the approval of the mayor and board of aldermen) that the city of Newton be authorized to appoint retired police officers as special police officers. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3910 HD4081 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Claire D. Cronin relative to the penalty for illegal sales of controlled substances in the vicinity of premises providing services for substance addiction. The Judiciary.
H.4037 Text of an amendment (offered by Mr. DeLeo of Winthrop and other members of the House) to the Senate Bill enhancing protection for victims of domestic violence (Senate, No. 1897). April 8, 2014.

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator; Broker/Owner Charles River Real Estate, Inc.
Spouse: Shannon
Children: 5

Education & Public Service

  • Saint Patricks High School, Watertown
  • Merrimack College 1991
  • Elected to MA House May- 2011
  • Watertown Town Counsel 2006-Present
  • Board of Directors Watertown Boy's & Girl's Club
  • Special Olympics volunteers; IAABO Basketball Official
Tenth Middlesex, Consisting of Newton: Ward 1: Precincts 1, 4; Waltham: Ward 4: Precinct 2, Ward 5: Precinct 1, Ward 6: Precinct 2, Ward 7: Precinct 2, Wards 8, 9; Watertown: Precincts 10, 11, 12

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