Jay R. Kaufman Representative

D Lexington
Jay R. Kaufman


State House
Room 34
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2320
Fax: 617-722-2415
Email: Jay.Kaufman@mahouse.gov
District Office
Fax: 781-862-6181

Committee Membership

Bill Docket Bill Title
SD44 For legislation to ensure effective health care cost control.
HD45 Relative to the modernization of optometric patient care
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
HD310 Relative to the accessibility of hearing aids
SD317 For legislation to promote the planning and development of sustainable communities
HD369 An Act establishing the genetic engineering transparency food and seed labeling act
HD414 For legislation to further regulate the performing of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health
HD460 Relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age
HD469 Relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage
HD496 For legislation to provide for the establishment of a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change
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
HD531 An Act to establish estate tax valuation for farms
SD560 Relative to providing for a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants
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.
SD627 For legislation to protect children and families from harmful flame retardants
SD633 For legislation relative to home energy efficiency.
SD670 For legislation to sustain community preservation revenue
SD699 For legislation to promote equal choice a cost savings in health care
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
HD748 For legislation to regulate the establishment of municipal lighting plants
HD764 For legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of group or individual disability, accident or sickness insurance policies
SD770 For legislation relative to healthy families and businesses
SD784 An Act relative to the disclosure of toxic chemicals in children’s products
HD789 Relative to the effect of certain behavioral health disorders on certain disability insurance policies
SD1001 For legislation to promote restorative justice practices
HD1019 Relative to the establishment of community benefit districts in cities and towns
HD1035 For legislation to provide high school graduates equal access to in-state tuition rates and financial aid in the higher education system
HD1046 For legislation to update the contraceptive coverage equity law to require insurance carriers to provide all contraceptive methods without a co-pay
SD1061 For legislation relative to Child-Centered Family Law.
HD1080 Relative to the disposition of public lands with conservation protected status
SD1090 For legislation relative to public space recycling
HD1107 For legislation to compare total health care spending with projected single payer health care system spending
HD1119 For legislation to establish a student loan repayment pilot program to be administered by the Board of Higher Education for licensed social workers
HD1190 Relative to the storage and dissemination of certain public records in an electronic format
SD1315 For legislation relative to exemptions from taxation of structures and buildings essential to the operation of agricultural and horticultural lands
HD1325 For legislation to compute and track the individual and collective lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions of all fuels
SD1344 For legislation relative to taxes due upon the death of active duty personnel and the elderly
SD1417 For legislation relative to medical placement of terminal and incapacitated inmates.
HD1450 Relative to the jurisdiction of the courts within the Housing Court Department
HD1474 Relative to the appointment of an executive director and assistant executive director to the Massachusetts Sheriff's Association
SD1503 For legislation relative to essential health benefits.
HD1566 To provide for reforms and improvements to the Commonwealth's transportation system
HD1584 An Act relative to tax credits for agricultural land
HD1587 Relative to license plate tracking
SD1640 For legislation relative to create an innovative communities program.
HD1650 Relative to junior operator's licenses
HD1674 Relative to providing care and comfort for the terminally ill
HD1746 For legislation to create a public health insurance agency to compete with private insurers
HD1769 Relative to HIV-associated lipodystrophy treatment
HD1776 For legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy
SD1779 For legislation relative to universal pre-kindergarten access.
HD1785 Relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages
HD1829 Relative to access to telemedicine services by allowing certain clinicians to be credentialed and to allow for coverage of such services by all payers and the Medicaid program
HD1833 For legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability
SD1874 For legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity
SD1885 For legislation relative to traffic and pedestrian stop data.
HD1906 For legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities
HD1921 Relative to eliminating mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses
HD1969 For legislation to improve the collection and analysis of data relative to traffic stops
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
HD1997 Relative to the selection of a candidate for Lieutenant- Governor
HD2070 For legislation to establish a task force to identify and review state laws, regulations, and administrative directives that prescribe requirements for school districts
HD2086 Relative to accountability for certain corporate political activities
HD2089 For legislation to promote the use of restorative justice practices
HD2207 Relative to social media password privacy for school students
HD2342 Relative to vocational training for the unemployed
HD2345 Relative to temporary workers’ unemployment benefits
HD2433 For legislation to further define standards of employee safety
HD2436 Relative to sexual health education
HD2584 Relative to motor vehicle license suspension record privacy
HD2648 Relative to the minimum wage employers are required to pay tipped employees
HD2743 For legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products
HD2752 For legislation to require producer responsibility for collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products
HD2802 Relative to pay equity
HD2835 For legislation to establish a living wage for employees of certain retail stores and fast food restaurants
HD2943 For legislation to further regulate expenditures for mortgages from the Community Preservation Trust Fund
HD2982 Relative to punishments for property crimes against elderly or disabled persons
HD3072 Relative to gender identity and access to public accommodations
HD3156 For legislation to reform pretrial processes
HD3186 Relative to the definition of “beverage” and the redemption of containers under the bottle law, so-called
HD3204 For legislation to clarify the responsibility of law enforcement agencies to enforce federal immigration law
HD3219 Relative to providing for a tax deduction for income attributable to the discharge of debt on principal residences including debt reduced through mortgage restructuring
HD3298 Relative to establishing a right to counsel in certain eviction cases
HD3305 For legislation to ensure the payment of at least a living wage to all employees
HD3333 An Act establishing a commission on the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution
HD3391 An Act providing for certain health insurance coverage
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
HD3487 For legislation to increase access to vaccines

Personal Information

Profession: Strategic Planning Consultant / Educator

Education & Public Service

  • Brandeis University, B.A., M.A.
  • New York University, M.A.
  • Lexington Town Meeting Member 1989 - present
  • Massachusetts Bays Program Founder and CAC Chair
  • Mass. Board of Underwater Archaeological Resources
  • Mass. House 1995 - Present
Fifteenth Middlesex, Consisting of Lexington; Woburn: Wards 1, 7