Bill Docket Bill Title
HD1073 For legislation to further regulate strip searches of inmates
S.64 SD1874 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 64) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Mary S. Keefe, Christine P. Barber, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.71 SD1001 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 71) of James B. Eldridge, Jay R. Kaufman, Aaron Vega, Peter V. Kocot and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote restorative justice practices. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.75 SD542 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 75) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Marjorie C. Decker, Steven S. Howitt and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the re-homing of children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.107 SD95 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 107) of Daniel A. Wolf, Chris Walsh, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote employment. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.123 SD519 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 123) of Michael J. Barrett, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Chris Walsh, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.213 SD1404 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 213) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Peter V. Kocot, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to corporations, shareholders, and political expenditures. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.221 SD533 By Ms. Lovely, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 221) of Joan B. Lovely, Theodore C. Speliotis, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Louis L. Kafka and other members of the General Court for legislation to create the Home Works Program. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.262 SD743 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 262) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to language opportunity for our kids. Education.
S.265 SD1362 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 265) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Jason M. Lewis, Paul R. Heroux, Stephen Kulik and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student sex education. Education.
S.268 SD1762 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 268) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to universal early education and full-day kindergarten. Education.
S.315 SD1639 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 315) of Barbara L'Italien, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Carolyn C. Dykema, Tom Sannicandro and other members of the General Court for legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities. Education.
S.318 SD332 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 318) of Thomas M. McGee, Brian M. Ashe, Jose F. Tosado, Robert M. Koczera and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to physical education in public schools. Education.
H.338 HD2319 By Representative Cronin of Easton and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 338) of Claire D. Cronin, Thomas P. Kennedy and others relative to student safety. Education.
S.351 SD1298 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 351) of Harriette L. Chandler, Barbara L'Italien, Michael O. Moore, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a special commission on institutional long term care. Elder Affairs.
S.352 SD1441 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 352) of Harriette L. Chandler, Michael F. Rush, Brian A. Joyce, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to stabilize the commonwealth’s nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.402 SD889 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 402) of James B. Eldridge, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Stephen Kulik, James R. Miceli and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the natural and historic resources of the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.440 SD648 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 440) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Josh S. Cutler, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.483 SD1189 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 483) of Harriette L. Chandler, Sal N. DiDomenico, John W. Scibak, David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to women’s health and economic equity. Financial Services.
S.502 SD985 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 502) of Anne M. Gobi, Harriette L. Chandler, Marc R. Pacheco, Brian A. Joyce and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Lyme Disease treatment coverage. Financial Services.
S.557 SD1021 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 557) of Karen E. Spilka, David Paul Linsky, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect access to confidential healthcare. Financial Services.
S.579 SD996 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 579) of James B. Eldridge, Peter V. Kocot, Timothy R. Madden, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish Medicare for all in Massachusetts. Health Care Financing.
S.595 SD1349 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 595) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Benjamin Swan, Paul R. Heroux, Jose F. Tosado and other members of the General Court for legislation to preserve affordable health coverage for Massachusetts residents. Health Care Financing.
S.610 SD1601 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 610) of Barbara L'Italien, Marjorie C. Decker, Michael J. Barrett, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure continued health insurance coverage for children. Health Care Financing.
S.647 SD44 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 647) of Daniel A. Wolf, Timothy R. Madden, Jose F. Tosado, Brian M. Ashe and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure effective health care cost control. Health Care Financing.
S.654 SD599 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 654) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin Swan, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to higher education opportunities for high school graduates in the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
S.665 SD1280 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 665) of James B. Eldridge, Carmine L. Gentile, David M. Rogers, Eileen M. Donoghue and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a education loan repayment program for social workers in areas of need. Higher Education.
S.733 SD1421 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 733) of Harriette L. Chandler, Paul R. Heroux, Stephen Kulik, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to update public health laws. The Judiciary.
S.735 SD398 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 735) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin B. Downing, Michelle M. DuBois, Byron Rushing and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal access to public places regardless of gender identity. The Judiciary.
S.786 SD1770 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 786) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jason M. Lewis, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.813 HD3160 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 813) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
S.901 SD983 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 901) of Karen E. Spilka, John F. Keenan, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Paul J. Donato and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the geographical jurisdiction of the Housing Court Department. The Judiciary.
S.903 SD1026 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 903) of Karen E. Spilka, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
H.905 HD3493 By Representative Malia of Boston and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 905) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to expand coverage and access to behavioral health services. Financial Services.
S.957 SD809 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 957) of William N. Brownsberger, Lori A. Ehrlich, Jason M. Lewis, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the judicial enforcement of noncompetition agreements. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.966 SD673 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 966) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Chris Walsh, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.974 SD139 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 974) of Benjamin B. Downing, Kenneth J. Donnelly and Marjorie C. Decker for legislation relative to wage enforcement statutes of limitations. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1008 SD1853 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1008) of Karen E. Spilka, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1023 SD604 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1023) of Daniel A. Wolf, Claire D. Cronin, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michelle M. DuBois and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote job training in the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1024 SD852 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1024) of Daniel A. Wolf, Denise Provost, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a living wage for employees of big box retail stores and fast food chains. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1103 SD974 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1103) of Karen E. Spilka, Timothy R. Madden, Josh S. Cutler, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animals during pet sales. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1116 SD307 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1116) of William N. Brownsberger, Sarah K. Peake, Chris Walsh, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish civil and criminal penalties for the female genital mutilation of minors. Public Health.
S.1132 SD627 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1132) of Cynthia S. Creem, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Jay R. Kaufman, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect children and families from harmful flame retardants. Public Health.
S.1207 SD311 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1207) of Marc R. Pacheco, William M. Straus, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation to remove the restrictions on the licenses of nurse practitioners and certified registered nurse anesthetists as recommended by the Institute of Medicine and the Federal Trade Commission. Public Health.
S.1258 SD1698 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1258) of James B. Eldridge, Byron Rushing, Peter V. Kocot, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to restore community trust in Massachusetts law enforcement. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1323 SD1355 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1323) of James E. Timilty, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Denise Provost, David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Architectural Access Board. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1350 SD625 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1350) of Benjamin B. Downing, Stephen Kulik, Chris Walsh, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public investment in fossil fuels. Public Service.
S.1382 SD336 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1382) of John F. Keenan, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Thomas M. McGee, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to GIC dental and vision benefits for municipal employees. Public Service.
S.1459 SD670 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1459) of Cynthia S. Creem, Stephen Kulik, Cory Atkins, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to sustain community preservation revenue. Revenue.
S.1475 SD1669 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1475) of Benjamin B. Downing, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Benjamin Swan, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation to reinvest in working families. Revenue.
H.1515 HD124 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1515) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to the compensation of chief probation officers of the Trial Court. The Judiciary.
H.1584 HD3156 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1584) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to reform pretrial processes. The Judiciary.
S.1653 SD1090 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1653) of Anne M. Gobi, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jay R. Kaufman, Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation relative to public space recycling. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1676 SD1235 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1676) of Jason M. Lewis, Barbara L'Italien, Ruth B. Balser, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve access to public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1682 SD367 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1682) of Thomas M. McGee, Ruth B. Balser, Jay D. Livingstone, Aaron Vega and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Congo conflict minerals. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1717 SD409 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1717) of Michael F. Rush, Stephen L. DiNatale, Josh S. Cutler, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the observance of a Gold Star Wives Day and a Gold Star Mothers and Families Day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1747 SD285 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1747) of Michael J. Barrett, Chris Walsh, Kay Khan, Frank I. Smizik and other members of the General Court for legislation to combat climate change. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
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.1761 SD633 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1761) of Benjamin B. Downing, Kevin G. Honan, Stephen Kulik, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home energy efficiency. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1768 SD1378 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1768) of James B. Eldridge, Peter V. Kocot, Lori A. Ehrlich, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to protecting consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1777 SD1891 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1777) of John F. Keenan, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Ruth B. Balser, Donald H. Wong and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to conditional expansion of the bottle bill. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1785 HD1016 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1785) of Ruth B. Balser, Jennifer L. Flanagan and others that the Department of Mental Health operate a statewide program to provide mental health consultations to primary care physicians, pediatricians, nurse practitioners and providers of women who suffer from post-partum depression. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1787 SD869 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1787) of Anthony W. Petruccelli, Frank I. Smizik and Kenneth J. Donnelly for legislation relative to net metering. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1804 HD1393 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1804) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to mental health services for children. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1806 SD262 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1806) of William N. Brownsberger and Kenneth J. Donnelly for legislation relative to the Massachusetts Port Authority Community Advisory Committee. Transportation.
S.1807 SD273 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1807) of William N. Brownsberger, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis, Jay D. Livingstone and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect vulnerable road users. Transportation.
S.1808 SD284 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1808) of William N. Brownsberger, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect bicyclists in bicycle lanes. Transportation.
S.1812 SD1665 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1812) of Harriette L. Chandler, Elizabeth A. Malia, James B. Eldridge, Tom Sannicandro and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to motor vehicle license suspension. Transportation.
H.1991 HD1674 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1991) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to providing care and comfort for the terminally ill. Public Health.
H.2747 HD1519 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2747) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor setting aside the month of May as the official month of kindness. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2985 HD1650 By Representative Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2985) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Patricia D. Jehlen and others relative to junior operator's licenses. Transportation.
H.3007 HD2136 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3007) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for legislation to designate a portion of State Highway Route 3 North from the town of Arlington to the town of Westford as the Middlesex 3 Highway. Transportation.
H.3127 HD1988 By Representative Atkins of Concord and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3127) of Cory Atkins, James B. Eldridge and others 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. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3242 HD369 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3242) of Ellen Story and others relative to the labeling of genetically engineered food. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3320 HD574 By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3320) of Marc T. Lombardo and Kenneth J. Donnelly relative to providing for an appropriation for the environmental clean-up, mitigation and other operating costs of the Solomon Post 8819 for Veterans of Foreign Wars in the town of Billerica. Veterans and Federal Affairs.

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator
Spouse: Judy
Children: 3

Education & Public Service

  • University of Massachusetts, BA in Labor Studies
  • Graduate of the Harvard University Trade Union Program
  • Mass. Senate (2009-present)
Fourth Middlesex -- Consisting of the city of Woburn and the towns of Arlington, Billerica, Burlington and Lexington, precincts 1 and 2 and 4 to 7, inclusive, in the county of Middlesex.