Geoff Diehl Representative

R Whitman
Geoff Diehl

Addresses

State House
Room 167
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2810
Email: Geoff.Diehl@mahouse.gov
Bill Docket Bill Title
SD1947 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Richard J. Ross, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the creation of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Finance Control Board. Transportation.
HD3766 Relative to windshield wiper and headlight use
H.109 HD3495 By Representative O'Connell of Taunton and Senator Hedlund, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 109) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others relative to strengthening public assistance programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.160 HD1593 By Ms. Cariddi of North Adams, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 160) of Gailanne M. Cariddi and others for legislation to require transparency in solicitations via telephone and similar devices. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.177 HD2174 By Mr. Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 177) of Paul J. Donato and others for legislation to further regulate the registration of podiatrists. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.182 HD1611 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 182) of James J. Dwyer and others relative to exempting certain school stadiums from plumbing regulations. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.253 SD1779 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 253) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Daniel A. Wolf, Benjamin B. Downing, Kevin G. Honan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to universal pre-kindergarten access. Education.
S.419 SD1081 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 419) of Anne M. Gobi, James B. Eldridge, Ellen Story, Stephen Kulik and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the distribution of raw milk. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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.502 HD3273 By Mr. Ultrino of Malden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 502) of Steven Ultrino and others relative to the rights of certain expelled students to cross examine witnesses at the administrative hearing level. Education.
H.509 HD1096 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 509) of Timothy R. Whelan and others for legislation to exempt regional school transportation funds from the Governor's ability to make reductions due to revenue deficiencies. Education.
S.520 SD454 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 520) of Joan B. Lovely, Cynthia S. Creem, Bradford R. Hill, James E. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide health insurance coverage for scalp hair prosthesis. Financial Services.
S.581 SD1031 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 581) of James B. Eldridge, Geoff Diehl, Sheila C. Harrington, Thomas P. Kennedy and others for legislation to ensure access to medications. Health Care Financing.
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.793 HD2742 By Mr. Berthiaume, Jr. of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 793) of Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. and others for legislation to include participation in a health care sharing ministry as a qualifying student health insurance plan. Financial Services.
H.870 HD746 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 870) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to access to generic medications and pharmacy reimbursements for the cost of drugs, medical products or devices. 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.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.1155 HD1809 By Representative Atkins of Concord and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1155) of Cory Atkins, Michael O. Moore and others for legislation to classify NBOMe as a controlled substance and establishing the penalty of the illegal possession of said substance. The Judiciary.
H.1256 HD357 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1256) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to data derived from technology used for toll collections. The Judiciary.
S.1267 SD1532 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1267) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Geoff Diehl, Viriato M. deMacedo, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equitable firearm license fees. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1268 SD1536 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1268) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Geoff Diehl, Todd M. Smola and Paul R. Heroux for legislation relative to firearm owners protection. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1272 SD1591 By Mr. Humason, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1272) of Donald F. Humason, Jr., Geoff Diehl, Dennis A. Rosa, Jonathan D. Zlotnik and others for legislation relative to the lawful sale of handguns. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1299 SD1302 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1299) of Bruce E. Tarr, Geoff Diehl, Viriato M. deMacedo, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to consistent firearm licensing practices. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1337 HD3508 By Miss Garry of Dracut, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1337) of Colleen M. Garry and others relative to the penalties for protests intentionally blocking or preventing access to a public roadway or highway. 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.1523 HD2949 By Representatives O'Connell of Taunton and Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1523) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others relative to the penalties for sexual abuse of a child under thirteen years of age. The Judiciary.
H.1532 HD1796 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1532) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the apprehension of drunk drivers and other law violators. The Judiciary.
S.1654 SD1094 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1654) of Anne M. Gobi, James M. Cantwell, Karen E. Spilka, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Huntington's Disease. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1752 SD1510 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1752) of Cynthia S. Creem, Gloria L. Fox, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase container recycling in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1831 SD1063 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1831) of Anne M. Gobi, David T. Vieira, Bradford R. Hill, Paul McMurtry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to standards for protective headgear for operators or passengers on motorcycles. Transportation.
H.1896 HD3019 By Ms. Campanale of Leicester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1896) of Kate D. Campanale and others for legislation to authorize school bus drivers to administer epinephrine to children suffering from allergic reactions. Public Health.
H.1908 HD1327 By Ms. Cole of Peabody, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1908) of Leah Cole and others relative to the reduction of medication waste. Public Health.
H.1912 HD2850 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1912) of Edward F. Coppinger and others for legislation relative to the practice of athletic training. Public Health.
H.1958 HD678 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1958) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the maximum number of patients assigned to a registered nurses or hospital care attendants. Public Health.
H.1977 HD945 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1977) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to establish a rare disease advisory council. Public Health.
H.2041 HD592 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2041) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others for legislation to authorize pharmacists to perform certain medical procedures. Public Health.
H.2089 HD818 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2089) of Ruth B. Balser. Kenneth J. Donnelly and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to require automatic sprinkler protection systems in certain housing. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2122 HD827 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2122) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to firearm licensing requirements. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2155 HD2726 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2155) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to permit the carrying of unloaded shotguns and rifles on public ways. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2158 HD1103 By Mr. Miceli of Wilmington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2158) of James R. Miceli and others for legislation to prohibit local ordinances or laws regulating firearms and weapons. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2476 HD235 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2476) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to tax abatements for disabled veterans. Revenue.
H.2477 HD1234 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2477) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to tax havens. Revenue.
H.2557 HD2406 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2557) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the reduction of certain sales and use taxes. Revenue.
H.2570 HD1278 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2570) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for the establishment of a standing commission (including members of the General Court) to review and evaluate all tax expenditures. 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.2601 HD1929 By Mr. Lyons of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2601) of James J. Lyons, Jr., Geoff Diehl and Shaunna L. O'Connell for legislation to reduce the income tax to five percent. Revenue.
H.2602 HD1930 By Mr. Lyons of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2602) of James J. Lyons, Jr., Geoff Diehl and Shaunna L. O'Connell for legislation to reduce the sales tax to five per cent. Revenue.
H.2629 HD2361 By Mr. Muratore of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2629) of Mathew Muratore and others for legislation to include home heating costs in the calculation of tax credits for senior citizens. Revenue.
H.2641 HD2929 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2641) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others for legislation to require a one-year waiting period after passage of an act creating new taxes for said taxes to become effective. 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.2703 HD3363 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2703) of James Arciero and Geoff Diehl relative to the conduct of committees of the General Court. Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently.
H.2799 HD2932 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2799) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others for legislation to require the biennial review of rules and regulations with an economic impact small businesses. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2800 HD2935 By Mrs. O'Connell of Taunton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2800) of Shaunna L. O'Connell and others for legislation to delay implementation of new regulations for a year subsequent to publication. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2868 HD3553 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2868) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others relative to utility meters and the rights of utility ratepayers. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2963 HD2868 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2963) of Nick Collins and others relative to establishing distinctive registration motor vehicle plates for Massachusetts Fallen Heroes. Transportation.
H.2979 HD1612 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2979) of James J. Dwyer and others relative to exempting veterans from the standard registration fee for veterans license plates. Transportation.
H.3177 HD3357 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3177) of James Arciero, Jonathan D. Zlotnik and Geoff Diehl for legislation to require that fiscal notes be attached to legislation providing unfunded mandates on municipal governments. Ways and Means.
H.3178 HD710 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3178) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to establish a legislative budget office. Ways and Means.
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, Ryan C. Fattman 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.
H.3238 HD1867 By Ms. Fiola of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3238) of Carole A. Fiola and others for legislation to establish the Olmsted Park improvement fund. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3242 HD369 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3242) of Ellen Story, Todd M. Smola and others relative to the labeling of genetically engineered food. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3305 HD3413 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3305) of Paul McMurtry and others that the Honor and Remember Flag be designated as the symbol of the Commonwealth’s concern and commitment to honoring and remembering the lives of all members of the United States Armed Forces who have lost their lives while serving. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3313 HD3124 By Representative O'Connell of Taunton and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3313) of Shaunna L. O'Connell, Joan B. Lovely and others relative to motorcycle parking. Transportation.
H.3318 HD2552 By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by resolution, House, No. 3318) of Peter J. Durant and others for the adoption of resolutions calling upon the Congress of the United States to convene a Constitutional Convention. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3433 HD2999 By Ms. Campanale of Leicester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3433) of Kate D. Campanale and others for legislation to require group homes to notify certain abutters upon the admission of level 2 or level 3 sex offenders. The Judiciary.

Geoff Diehl was born in Bethlehem, PA, in the shadow of Lehigh University, which he would later attend. Along the way, he would earn the rank of Eagle Scout as well as Illinois State Scholar. Following graduation from college, he worked in New York City in advertising. On a blind date, Geoff met South Shore native KathyJo Boss and a year later, they were married. They spent several years in L.A. in television production before returning to the east coast to start a family.

Moving to her home town of Whitman, Geoff became an Account Executive at Sign Design (Brockton), then Poyant Signs (New Bedford) while also assisting KathyJo with opening their small business, Boss Academy of Performing Arts (Hanson).

They have two daughters, Kaylee and Emily, and are involved with many local organizations. KathyJo is a member of the Whitman Cultural Council and supports Hanson's Little League and DARE program. Geoff is a member of the South Shore and MetroSouth Chambers of Commerce, as well as a former member of the Whitman Finance Committee and By-Law Review Committee.

Personal Information

Profession: Small Business Owner
Spouse: KathyJo
Children: 2
Religion: Christian
Interests: Family, Writing, History, Travel

Career Highlights

  • Member, House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Member, House Committee on Rules
  • Member, House Committee on Personnel and Administration

Education & Public Service

  • Lehigh University;Double-Major: BA in Government, BA in Urban Studies – Class of ‘92
  • Lake Forest Academy– Class of ‘88
  • Former member of Whitman Finance Committee
  • Former member of Whitman By-Law Review Committee
  • Restored Whitman’s historic Toll House sign, 2007
  • Eagle Scout
  • Rep. Geoff Diehl at Sachem Nursing

  • Rep. Geoff Diehl and Family

  • Rep. Geoff Diehl and Family

Seventh Plymouth, Consisting of Abington; East Bridgewater: Precincts 2, 3, 4; Whitman.