Jeffrey N. Roy Representative

D Franklin
Jeffrey N. Roy


State House
Room 134
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2400
Fax: 617-626-0279
Bill Docket Bill Title
HD45 Relative to the modernization of optometric patient care
HD46 Relative to school improvement plans
SD48 For legislation relative to sales tax in cultural districts.
HD56 For legislation to allow for the establishment of "public internet discussion," to allow members of a public body to discuss matters before it without going through the requirements of the open meeting law
HD115 For legislation to exclude certain veterans' benefits in calculating housing assistance benefits
SD133 For legislation to further regulate the continuing education requirements for certain real estate appraisers and trainees
HD206 Relative to the placing of memorial markers on public roadways to commemorate victims of fatal car crashes or vehicular homicides
HD234 Relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices
HD237 Relative to allowing electric vehicles in high occupancy lanes
SD269 For legislation to provide access to full spectrum addiction treatment services
HD313 Relative to requiring disclosure of provider financial incentives in the dispensing of prescription drugs
SD317 For legislation to promote the planning and development of sustainable communities
HD361 Relative to property tax exemptions for veterans
HD369 An Act establishing the genetic engineering transparency food and seed labeling act
HD387 Relative to transparency in private utility construction contracts
HD393 To increase the property tax deferral for certain persons sixty-five years of age or older
HD397 For legislation to include instructions on the dangers and negative consequences of distributing sexually explicit visual material in human sexuality curriculum
HD407 Relative to exempting certain school supply expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers from the income tax
HD420 Relative to absentee ballots
HD429 For legislation to increase transparency and trust in charitable solicitations
HD448 Relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices purchased with a service contract
HD449 For legislation to direct the Department of Education to include a course in civics as a high school graduation requirement
HD469 Relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage
HD497 Relative to the care of animals in cities and towns
HD523 Relative to updating non-taxable medical supplies
HD534 Relative to the cancellation of certain health insurance policies
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
HD565 For legislation to place the department of public utilities within the department of consumer affairs and business regulation
HD583 For legislation to regulate real estate appraisal management companies
HD584 For legislation to creates incentives to help promote the adoption of electric vehicles
HD613 Relative to angel investor tax credits
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
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
HD681 That persons diagnosed with familial dysautonomia disorder receive certain services from the Department of Developmental Services
HD687 For legislation to benefit the Health Safety Net Trust Fund
HD689 For legislation to require certification of all public school teachers
HD702 Relative to emergency medical services oversight
HD719 For the establishment of a Massachusetts innocence commission to analyze the circumstances of innocent persons being charged, prosecuted, convicted and incarcerated
SD727 For legislation to increase the property tax deferral for seniors
HD727 For legislation to promote sales tax fairness for small businesses
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
HD753 Relative to taxpayer claims deductions on federal tax returns for charitable contributions of wholesome food
SD765 For legislation relative to the compostion of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
HD771 Relative to the payment of fair share provisions of employees choosing not to join a union
HD780 Relative to providing smoking cessation programs for certain police officers and fire fighters
HD793 For legislation to prohibit increases in real property tax payments by elderly homeowners
HD808 For legislation to include certain single family housing units and condominium units under the definition of affordable housing
HD874 Relative to the donations of leftover food by restaurants and cafeterias
HD877 That the Registrar of Motor Vehicles be authorized issue a distinctive registration plate indicating support for the Boy Scouts of America on the occasion of their centennial anniversary
HD878 That the Department of Education be required to reimburse school districts for the cost of transporting "out-of-district" special education students
SD959 For legislation relative to cyclist safety.
HD963 That the State Purchasing Agent give preference to products or services manufactured or produced in the United States
HD964 Relative to local housing authority resident protection
SD974 For legislation to protect animals during pet sales.
HD979 Relative to professional firefighters involuntarily separated from service
HD982 Relative to civil service creditable time
HD1006 Relative to Title V income tax credit reform of financial aid for homeowners who have incurred costs for the repair or replacement of failed septic systems
SD1026 For legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information.
HD1041 Relative to access to health insurance for human service providers and their employees
HD1049 Relative to credible service for school nurses
SD1061 For legislation relative to Child-Centered Family Law.
HD1089 Relative to transfers of assets by MassHealth members
HD1112 That certain health facilities be directed to establish a "safe patient handling policy", so-called
HD1119 For legislation to establish a student loan repayment pilot program to be administered by the Board of Higher Education for licensed social workers
HD1133 Relative to the development of economically sound and environmentally progressive solid waste management strategies to improve recycling.
HD1142 For legislation to require the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to encourage media literacy education
HD1146 Relative to crosswalks erected and maintained on public ways
HD1152 For legislation to allow teachers currently employed and receiving compensation to serve on the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
SD1161 For legislation to promote electric vehicle adoption
HD1166 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to mandated reports and data submissions required of local school districts
SD1172 For legislation relative to out-of-pocket expenses for prescription drug coverage
SD1200 For legislation relative to modernizing tobacco control and protecting the health of minors
HD1221 An Act to facilitate separate settlements in multi-defendant negligence cases
HD1234 Relative to tax havens
HD1244 Relative to defining a timeframe for users of real estate appraisal services to file a complaint with the Massachusetts Department of Public Licensure
HD1285 Relative to the awarding of diplomas for civics education by the Board of Education
HD1343 Relative to providing child care assistance to homeless families
SD1355 For legislation relative to the Architectural Access Board.
HD1367 For legislation to require owners of rented or foreclosed properties to check for abandoned animals
HD1375 Relative to motor vehicle opeators leaving the scene of a collision
HD1381 For legislation to increase the annuities paid to certain disabled veterans and their families
HD1387 Relative to the residency requirements of fire and police personnel
HD1431 Relative to parent-child privilege in delinquency or youthful offender proceedings
HD1435 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to state and local services provided to veterans
HD1450 Relative to the jurisdiction of the courts within the Housing Court Department
HD1454 Relative to insurance coverage for mammograms
HD1503 For legislation to enhance municipal fiscal stability through a special education stabilization fund
HD1519 For the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor setting aside the month of May as the official month of kindness
SD1528 For legislation relative to professional solicitors
HD1567 An Act relative to preventing death by drug overdose
HD1591 Relative to descendants email access and procedures
HD1595 Relative to spouses under the definition of family members serving as paid caregivers
HD1609 For legislation to establish a educational mandate working group
SD1640 For legislation relative to create an innovative communities program.
HD1649 For legislation to establish a parent child testimonial privilege
HD1671 Relative to requiring certain requirements and restrictions for prescription drugs coverage and step-therapy protocols
HD1684 An Act related to unfunded mandates on public schools
HD1698 Relative to establishing a foreign language education seal of biliteracy for students
HD1758 For legislation to prevent medical bills from eroding an injury victim's compensation received through a settlement or court award
HD1776 For legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy
HD1796 Relative to improving the apprehension of drunk drivers and other law violators
HD1817 Relative to the approval of town insurance appropriations
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
HD1892 An Act relative to criminal record checks for referees
HD1901 Improving the accuracy of eyewitness identification procedures
HD1916 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of concussions that occur as a result of varsity sports in public and private high schools
HD1921 Relative to eliminating mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses
HD1988 For the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to convene a Constitutional Convention to consider amendments to the Constitution to limit the influence of money in our political system
HD1994 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study the Olympic Games in the Commonwealth
HD1995 Relative to rates of compensation payable to counsel
HD2007 For legislation to establish an advisory committee on the protection of honeybees in the Commonwealth
HD2015 For legislation to prohibit the sale to minors of electronic devices used to deliver liquid nicotine vapor
HD2035 Relative to establishing an educational mandate task force (including members of the General Court) to review all existing state mandates imposed on public schools and districts in the Commonwealth
HD2046 Relative to fees paid for school transportation
HD2050 Relative to net metering by utility companies
HD2062 For legislation to grant preference to veterans in all state-aided housing projects in the Commonwealth
HD2067 For legislation to establish performance standards for the reduction of municipal solid waste
HD2070 For legislation to establish a task force to identify and review state laws, regulations, and administrative directives that prescribe requirements for school districts
HD2074 Relative to providing for additional justices of the peace
HD2076 Relative to voting overseas
HD2088 Relative to certain judicial procedures
HD2089 For legislation to promote the use of restorative justice practices
HD2116 Relative to health insurance for surviving spouses under the retirement law
HD2126 Relative to protecting puppies and kittens
HD2130 For legislation to protect bicyclists in bicycle lanes
HD2137 For legislation to define and further protect vulnerable persons on the roads of the Commonwealth
HD2147 Relative to audiovisual judicial depositions
HD2155 Relative to public health, substance abuse, treatment and opioids and accessible substance abuse treatment for all
HD2162 Relative to the sales tax on bundled cellular telephone transactions
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
HD2198 For legislation to create a college savings program for every child born in the Commonwealth
HD2203 Relative to the sales tax exemption of personal safety devices
HD2218 For legislation to provide for an income tax deduction for purchases of a gun safes
HD2287 Relative to property tax exemptions for persons over seventy years of age
HD2293 Relative to information included with municipal tax bills
HD2306 Relative to sexual assault prosecutions
HD2308 For legislation to expunge the records of persons falsely accused and juveniles.
HD2330 For legislation to authorize income tax filers to make voluntary contributions to the Massachusetts Cultural Development Fund on their annual income tax returns
HD2342 Relative to vocational training for the unemployed
HD2348 For legislation to prevent contracts of waivers in employment cases of claims concerning discrimination, non-payment of wages or benefits, retaliation or harassment or violation of public policy
HD2368 Relative to access to child and adolescent mental health services
HD2371 For legislation to authorize certain private clubs to operate gaming devices
HD2433 For legislation to further define standards of employee safety
HD2436 Relative to sexual health education
HD2456 Relative to stabilizing the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities
HD2514 For legislation to establish a senior citizen volunteer property tax reduction
HD2529 For legislation to authorize the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to issue distinctive registration plates for fire fighters
HD2532 For legislation to establish mileage-based numbering for exits along interstate highways
HD2538 Relative to the taxation of inventory
HD2559 Relative to property tax abatements for veterans
HD2568 For legislation to establish a sustainable water resource fund to mitigate water shortages
HD2587 Relative to the registered land in the office of an assistant recorder
HD2615 That banks be required to mediate in good faith with homeowners to identify alternative resolutions before starting foreclosures
HD2653 For legislation to establish a live theater tax credit program
HD2755 An Act providing funding for the Judicial Youth Corps program
HD2756 For legislation designate October 18 as inflammatory breast cancer awareness day
HD2802 Relative to pay equity
HD2849 An Act establishing the Proudly Made in Massachusetts screen credit
HD2863 Relative to the establishment of a secretary to reduce and prevent homelessness
HD2868 Relative to establishing distinctive registration motor vehicle plates for Massachusetts Fallen Heroes
HD2882 For legislation to establish the Massachusetts law revision commission
HD2884 An Act encouraging the use of SNAP benefits at farmers markets
HD2907 That the Division of Professional Licensure amend the Uniform State Plumbing Code and associated regulations to include a category of agricultural buildings and operations
HD2942 An Act relative to improving mental health care through innovation
HD2944 An Act providing for an out of state license to be valid proof of age
HD2961 Relative to juror service certificates
HD2964 For legislation to improve juror service responses
HD2978 An Act to promote college success in the commonwealth
HD2984 Relative to pension benefits for widows
HD3098 That the the Department of Transportation assess the current status of the transportation system of the Commonwealth
HD3114 For legislation to develop a high quality pre-kindergarten education grant program
HD3156 For legislation to reform pretrial processes
HD3160 Relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services
HD3165 An Act relative to strengthening and expanding affordable, quality higher education opportunities for residents of the Commonwealth
HD3190 For legislation to require the reporting of certain contributions to the Unemployment Insurance Program and the Workers' Compensation System
HD3201 Relative to child-centered family law and child custody determinations
HD3217 For legislation to encourage the development of clean energy security, energy diversity and economic growth
HD3258 An Act relative to eligibility to become a firefighter or police officer
HD3333 An Act establishing a commission on the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution
HD3405 For legislation to increase the annual stipend for members of the Commonwealth’s hazardous material response teams
HD3413 An Act relative to recognition of the "Honor and Remember" Flag in the Commonwealth
HD3444 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to enhancing tourism at the State House
HD3450 Relative to reporting requirements of state agencies to the Secretary of the Commonwealth for the maintenance of the Central Registry of Voters
HD3463 Relative to transparency and accountability for Boston's 2024 Olympic bid
HD3525 Relative to Superior Court foreclosure procedures
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
HD828 Relative to distinctive registration plates for firefighters

State Representative Jeffrey N. Roy was elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives for the 10th Norfolk District. It is his great honor and privilege to represent the residents of Franklin and Medway on Beacon Hill.

He has worked as an attorney in Massachusetts since 1986, and has operated a law firm, Ravech & Roy, P.C., with his long-time business partner since 1993. Their law firm is dedicated to vindicating the rights and expectations of consumers injured at home, work, or play. He has represented clients at all levels of the trial and appellate courts in Massachusetts. In addition, he has appeared in cases before the New Hampshire Supreme Court and Superior Court, the Federal District Courts of Massachusetts and New Hampshire, the Rhode Island Superior Court, Colorado Superior Court, and the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He is also a member of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) and the Massachusetts Bar Association.

In 2011, he was elected to the Town Council in the Franklin, Massachusetts. In January 2012, he was selected to chair the town’s Master Plan Committee. Prior to that, he served on the School Committee, and served as its Chairman for 9 of his 10 years of service with that board. He also co-chaired Franklin’s Anti-Bullying Task Force.

He has been married to his wife Maureen for 24 years and is the proud father of three children, all educated in the Franklin public school system. His oldest graduated from Bates College in May 2012, and his middle daughter is in her second year at Boston College. His youngest is in his junior year at Franklin High.

He is also a bicycle rider in the annual Pan-Mass Challenge event, which raises money for the Jimmy Fund. He have been riding as a member of the Phil’s Phriends team since 2003.

Personal Information

Profession: Attorney, Legislator
Spouse: Maureen
Children: 3
Religion: Catholic
Interests: Bicycling, Guitar, Coin Collecting

Career Highlights

  • Trial attorney since 1986 representing clients at all levels of the trial and appellate courts in Massachusetts
  • Top bench award for one of the top settlements in Massachusetts in 2006 as reported by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
  • Elected to Massachusetts House of Representatives in 2012
  • 14 years of service to the Town of Franklin

Education & Public Service

  • Boston College Law School, 1986
  • Bates College, 1983
  • Franklin Town Council (2011-2013)
  • Franklin School Committee, (2001-2011), Chair(2002-2011)
  • Franklin Democratic Town Committee, Chair (2010-2013)
  • Master Plan committee, Chair (2012-13); Franklin Anti Bullying Taskforce, Co- Chair (2010-13)
  • Representative Roy with Franklin Town Administrator, Jeff Nutting, and fellow councilmen Bob Vallee honoring Vincent Debaggis. Vincent’s wife Alma is also in the photo

  • Representative Roy at the new Franklin High School ground breaking

  • Representative Roy with Franklin Veterans Service Officer and constituent, Bob Fahey

  • Representative Roy with his friend, colleague and State Senator Karen Spilka, alongside a district constituent Al Pizzi

  • Representative Roy awarding scholarship to Grant Conway along with Franklin Democratic Town Committee Co-Chair Denise Schultz

  • Representative Roy touring the Clark-Cutler-McDermott Company, a longtime Franklin Business

  • Representative Roy with Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo and constituent and fellow Town Councilor Robert Dellorco

  • Representative Roy at a grand opening for a new business in the district

  • Representative Roy at the Franklin water stop with his daughter during the Annual Pan Mass Challenge

  • Representative Roy and his family.

Tenth Norfolk, consisting of Franklin; Medway: Precincts 2, 3, 4.