Kay Khan Representative

D Newton
Kay Khan


State House
Room 146
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2011
Fax: 617-722-2238
Email: Kay.Khan@mahouse.gov
District Office
18 St. Marys Street
Newton, MA 02462
Phone: 617-527-1451
Fax: 617-965-4162
Bill Docket Bill Title
HD45 Relative to the modernization of optometric patient care
HD78 Relative to charter schools
HD148 Relative to health care proxies
HD196 Relative to the enrollment of students in charter schools
HD201 That the Department of Environmental Protection and the Department of Public Health develop health risk assessment guidelines of proposed school construction sites
HD203 For legislation to reduce plastic bag use through regulations and incentives
HD216 For legislation to require post secondary institutions to inform students of their right to call their parents and their right to an attorney in the event of a disciplinary hearing that may result in expulsion
SD223 For legislation to establish a moratorium for charter schools
HD228 Relative to services for homeless individuals and families receiving assistance under the program of emergency aid to elders, disabled and children
HD231 For legislation to develop housing plans for families, with minor children, who are being evicted from publicly subsidized housing
HD241 Relative to prohibiting discrimination against adults with disabilities in family and juvenile court proceedings
HD270 Relative to business practices between motor vehicle manufacturers, distributors and dealers
SD285 For legislation to combat climate change.
HD289 Relative to the teaching of health education in schools
HD308 Relative to insurance coverage and payment for prescribed treatment for mitochondrial disease
SD317 For legislation to promote the planning and development of sustainable communities
SD332 For legislation relative to physical education in public schools
HD347 Relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases
HD352 For legislation to establish in the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services a Massachusetts Alzheimer’s project
SD367 For legislation relative to Congo conflict minerals.
HD369 An Act establishing the genetic engineering transparency food and seed labeling act
HD372 Relative to parking advancements and the establishment of parking benefit districts in cities and towns
HD377 For legislation to enable cities and towns to extend voting rights in municipal elections to certain non-citizens of the Commonwealth
HD384 For legislation to require the Department of Public Health to update regulations governing licensed health care facilities with requirements relative to the federal standards for accessible medical equipment
HD391 Relative to the investment of funds in certain institution engaged in the manufacture, distribution or sale of firearms and weapons
HD401 For legislation to establish criteria for MassHealth hardship waivers
HD414 For legislation to further regulate the performing of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health
HD424 For the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor designating the last day of February as Rare Disease Day
HD460 Relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age
HD469 Relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage
SD479 For legislation to reduce healthcare costs by promoting non-biased prescriber education.
HD497 Relative to the care of animals in cities and towns
HD500 Relative to health insurance coverage for mastectomies
HD501 Relative to expands health insurance coverage for certain acupuncture services, diagnosis and treatment and establishing a commission to investigate the potential for better integrated use of acupuncture services
SD508 For legislation to provide fair chances for employment
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
SD533 For legislation to create the Home Works Program
HD534 Relative to the cancellation of certain health insurance policies
SD551 Relative to cueing and supervision in the personal care attendant program
HD555 That health insurance policies that cover infantile cataract surgery provide coverage for aphakic lenses for treatment and rehabilitation
SD560 Relative to providing for a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants
HD582 For legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the Masshealth Program
HD584 For legislation to creates incentives to help promote the adoption of electric vehicles
HD588 For legislation to reduce human exposure to particulate matter pollution
HD593 Relative to the reporting on health effects of particulate matter
SD594 For legislation to amend the mandated reporter law.
HD595 Relative to common summary of payments forms for health care services
HD611 Relative to the management of early childhood caries among MassHealth patients
SD627 For legislation to protect children and families from harmful flame retardants
SD633 For legislation relative to home energy efficiency.
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
HD681 That persons diagnosed with familial dysautonomia disorder receive certain services from the Department of Developmental Services
HD682 Relative to liability for the medical costs incurred by public health volunteer responders
HD687 For legislation to benefit the Health Safety Net Trust Fund
HD689 For legislation to require certification of all public school teachers
SD690 For legislation relative to the eligibility of students for in-state tuition rates and fees at public higher educational institutions.
HD691 For legislation to establish a homeless bill of rights
SD703 For legislation relative to improving training for child advocates to recognize indictors of domestic violence
HD706 Relative to the availability of prescription medication during an emergency
SD710 For legislation to regard MassHealth applications
SD712 Relative to early home childcare certification
SD713 For legislation relative to charter school enrollment
SD718 For legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the MassHealth program
SD724 For legislation to provide for an investigation and study by a special interagency task force relative to gender-responsive programming for juvenile justice system-involved girls
SD725 For legislation to strengthen the Anti-Human Trafficking Law.
HD728 Relative to coverage standards for children under private insurance
SD730 For legislation to provide time to develop better measures of and assistance for student learning.
HD736 Relative to pregnancy, childbirth, or a related condition protection of employees and job applicants
HD739 Relative to establishing a lottery process in selecting buyers and/or renters for low and moderate income housing units
SD743 For legislation relative to language opportunity for our kids.
HD763 Relative to health clubs and the use and deployment of defibrillators
HD764 For legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of group or individual disability, accident or sickness insurance policies
HD768 Relative to the deposit of certain fines into the Victims of Human Trafficking Trust Fund
SD770 For legislation relative to healthy families and businesses
HD777 Relative to insurance coverage for colorectal cancer screenings and breast cancer screenings
HD778 For legislation to include psychologists in the definition of nursing practice
HD779 Relative to continuity of care for families enrolled in MassHealth
SD781 For legislation to reduce health care costs by promoting evidence-based prescriber education
HD784 Relative to protecting access to disability services for certain adults enrolled in the integrated care organization pilot program
HD788 Relative to the continuity of care of mental health treatment
HD789 Relative to the effect of certain behavioral health disorders on certain disability insurance policies
HD792 For legislation require county and state correctional facilities to provide substance abuse services to certain inmates
HD799 Relative to the penalty for assault and battery for certain mentally ill persons
HD804 For legislation to require health care coverage for emergency psychiatric services
SD817 For legislation to establish the miracle league of Massachusetts to provide recreational resources for persons with disabilities
HD822 Relative to payments for psychological services provided by MassHealth
HD824 Relative to the disclosure of certain data by behavioral health management firms and other third party administrators
HD826 For legislation to require coverage for community and home-based behavioral health care services for certain children and adolescents with mental health disorders
HD829 Relative to community access television
HD831 For legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing
HD840 Relative to creating higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and other developmental disabilities
HD855 Relative to the placement of children
HD857 Relative to the implementation of strategies for reducing solid waste and increasing recycling in the Commonwealth
HD868 For legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth
HD890 For legislation to allow individuals to institute and prosecute a civil action for injunctive relief for violation of laws relative to meal breaks for employees
HD913 That tobacco tax revenues be used to reduce tobacco use
HD936 For legislation to provide for the establishment of senior citizen safety zones in cities and towns
HD966 Relative to extending the statute of limitations for incest
HD975 Relative to youth substance abuse needs
SD982 Relative to the use of certain insurance underwriting guidelines for homeowners with dogs living on such insured property
HD1016 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
HD1018 For legislation to prohibit the participation of health care professionals in the torture and abuse of prisoners
HD1023 To preserve affordable health coverage for residents of the Commonwealth
SD1026 For legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information.
HD1027 For legislation to provide equal access to evaluations for children with disabilities
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
HD1059 Relative to the membership of the Parole Board
HD1080 Relative to the disposition of public lands with conservation protected status
HD1089 Relative to transfers of assets by MassHealth members
SD1100 For legislation to regulate central service technicians.
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
HD1137 Relative to the occupation of advanced dental hygiene practitioner
HD1142 For legislation to require the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to encourage media literacy education
HD1143 Relative to improving asthma in schools
HD1151 For legislation to establish a single-payer health insurance trust fund
HD1153 For legislation to create a transitional aid to families with dependent children career pathways trust fund
HD1173 Relative to protecting consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas
HD1187 An Act requiring audiovisual recordings of certain police interrogations
HD1188 That the Commissioner of Insurance be directed to make a bi-annual investigation relative to flood insurance rates
HD1190 Relative to the storage and dissemination of certain public records in an electronic format
HD1220 That the Division of Medical Assistance provide coverage for residential habilitation services for individuals age sixty or older
HD1230 Relative to abusive or hostile work environments
HD1234 Relative to tax havens
HD1301 Relative to employment and job training
HD1323 Relative to confining animals in a motor vehicle
HD1325 For legislation to compute and track the individual and collective lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions of all fuels
HD1343 Relative to providing child care assistance to homeless families
SD1363 For legislation to establish a health incentives program.
HD1367 For legislation to require owners of rented or foreclosed properties to check for abandoned animals
HD1370 For legislation to strengthen the enforcement of certain dog laws
HD1371 For legislation to impose a penalty for the confinement of farm animals in a manner that does not allow them to turn around freely, lie down, stand up, and fully extend their limbs
SD1387 For legislation to decriminalize non-violent and verbal student misconduct
HD1393 Relative to mental health services for children
SD1401 An Act further defining the role of school resource officers
HD1402 Relative to providing equitable access to behavioral health services for MassHealth consumers
HD1405 For legislation to establish a curriculum on personal financial literacy in the public schools
HD1407 For legislation to establish old growth forest reserves in the Commonwealth
SD1417 For legislation relative to medical placement of terminal and incapacitated inmates.
HD1419 For legislation to expand substance abuse treatment options for non-violent drug offenders
HD1421 For legislation to include behavioral health managers in the oversight jurisdiction of the Health Policy Commission
HD1424 Relative to access to behavioral health services for persons enrolled in MassHealth public health insurance programs
SD1431 For legislation to establish a student tuition recovery fund.
HD1446 For legislation to establish a home visiting program to provide culturally sensitive services to eligible parents, infants and children
HD1450 Relative to the jurisdiction of the courts within the Housing Court Department
HD1452 Relative to insurance coverage for mammograms and magnetic resonance imaging
HD1454 Relative to insurance coverage for mammograms
HD1467 Relative to promoting child development and school-readiness
HD1469 Relative to the designation of caregivers by certain patients
SD1470 For legislation to create a means for tracking the unmet need of individuals with developmental disabilities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
HD1471 Relative to providing a public education system of sufficient quality
HD1475 Further promoting energy efficiency and green jobs
HD1477 Relative to expanding eligibility for diversion to treatment for criminal offenders
SD1479 For legislation to create a right to representation for college students in some school disciplinary matters.
HD1489 Relative to providing protection from child enticement
HD1490 For legislation requiring carbon monoxide alarms in all residential, governmental and commercial structures
SD1493 For legislation relative to local approval for charter schools.
SD1499 For legislation relative to home care services.
SD1503 For legislation relative to essential health benefits.
HD1505 Relative to gas leak repairs during road projects
HD1519 For the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor setting aside the month of May as the official month of kindness
HD1521 For legislation to establish a penalty for the mistreatment of elephants
HD1526 Relative to requiring child-resistant packaging of nicotine liquid containers
HD1530 Relative to the divestment of state pension funds from holdings in fossil fuel companies
HD1531 Relative to the list of locations for a safe surrender under the baby safe haven law
HD1533 Relative to the earned income credit for working families
HD1535 Relative to prohibiting the dispensing of food in disposable food service containers made from polystyrene or from expanded polystyrene
SD1565 For legislation to regulate tanning facilities
HD1566 To provide for reforms and improvements to the Commonwealth's transportation system
HD1567 An Act relative to preventing death by drug overdose
HD1571 For legislation to establish a process to identify toxic chemical substances used in consumer products
SD1575 For legislation relative to youth emancipation
SD1579 For legislation to support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
SD1583 For legislation to address the special education needs of children with dyslexia
HD1587 Relative to license plate tracking
HD1588 For legislation to increase the personal care allowance of residents of long-term care facilities
HD1591 Relative to descendants email access and procedures
HD1595 Relative to spouses under the definition of family members serving as paid caregivers
SD1607 For legislation to improve augmentative and alternative communication opportunities for children with disabilities
SD1608 For legislation to increase current medical providers' knowledge about autism in order to improve the treatment individuals with autism receive in medical settings
SD1639 For legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities
SD1640 For legislation relative to create an innovative communities program.
HD1650 Relative to junior operator's licenses
HD1663 Relative to certain civil infractions
HD1664 Relative to dispute resolution processes within the Bureau of Special Education Appeals
HD1674 Relative to providing care and comfort for the terminally ill
HD1677 For legislation to establish a Diabetes state action plan
HD1679 For legislation to establish the Department of Mental Health as the oversight agency for the mental health system within the state prison system
HD1690 For legislation to establish a program within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services to eliminate copays and deductibles for certain high-value and low cost prescription drugs and treatments
SD1726 For legislation to promote transparency and cost control of pharmaceutical drug prices.
HD1746 For legislation to create a public health insurance agency to compete with private insurers
SD1762 For legislation relative to universal early education and full-day kindergarten.
HD1765 Relative to penalties for the crime of female genital mutilation
HD1769 Relative to HIV-associated lipodystrophy treatment
HD1771 Relative to noise pollution
HD1776 For legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy
HD1785 Relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages
HD1796 Relative to improving the apprehension of drunk drivers and other law violators
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
HD1852 That the Department of Environmental Protection be notified by manufacturers of products containing toxic chemicals
HD1862 For legislation to authorize municipalities to assess certain taxes for financing regional transportation needs and investments
HD1864 Strengthening the quality and efficiency of home health care services
HD1871 Relative to state contracting for cleaning, maintenance or security guard services
SD1874 For legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity
SD1885 For legislation relative to traffic and pedestrian stop data.
HD1892 An Act relative to criminal record checks for referees
HD1893 Relative to rendering the criminal and civil justice systems accessible to victims of sexual violence
HD1899 For the establishment of a special commission on the eye care and vision health needs of the Commonwealth
HD1902 An Act Relative to Healthy Eating in School Cafeterias
HD1906 For legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities
HD1921 Relative to eliminating mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses
HD1935 For legislation to prevent trafficking in ivory and rhino horns
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
HD2015 For legislation to prohibit the sale to minors of electronic devices used to deliver liquid nicotine vapor
HD2042 For legislation to decriminalize certain non-violent demonstrations by students
HD2050 Relative to net metering by utility companies
HD2072 For legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing, and harrassment, without regard to protected class status
HD2073 For legislation to collect data regarding the use of solitary confinement
HD2089 For legislation to promote the use of restorative justice practices
HD2115 Relative to the training of persons supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
HD2118 For legislation to increase the fines for failure to wear a seat belt
HD2126 Relative to protecting puppies and kittens
HD2128 Relative to the implementation of full-day kindergarten
HD2129 Relative to requiring the installation and use of safety belts on school buses
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
HD2196 For the inclusion of individuals with disabilities within civil rights protections and nondiscrimination protections and for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the status of individuals and families with disabilities
HD2198 For legislation to create a college savings program for every child born in the Commonwealth
HD2207 Relative to social media password privacy for school students
HD2211 For legislation to provide the highest quality education through access of innovative and research-based language education instructional programs
HD2277 For legislation to insure the proper maintenance of roads, bridges and other amenities that are privately owned
HD2297 Relative to net metering, community shared solar and energy storage
HD2319 Relative to student safety
HD2327 Relative to medical assistance recipient assets
HD2332 For legislation to limit the time that former employees must wait before being employed by a competitor
HD2342 Relative to vocational training for the unemployed
HD2345 Relative to temporary workers’ unemployment benefits
HD2364 Relative to promoting job training in the Commonwealth
HD2368 Relative to access to child and adolescent mental health services
HD2373 Relative to granting equal access to original birth certificates
HD2380 Relative to prohibiting the solitary confinement of inmates twenty-one years of age or younger
HD2382 An Act Strengthening the Massachusetts Home Care Program
HD2401 Relative to criminal offender record information
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
HD2470 For legislation to promote accessibility and affordability of behavioral health and substance abuse services for recipients of MassHealth
HD2477 Relative to protecting Department of Children and Families social workers’ home addresses
HD2483 That hospitals provide certain patients in inpatient or observation status oral and written notice of such placement
HD2540 For legislation to increase the share of courses taught by full-time tenure and tenure-track faculty
HD2582 Relative to increasing voting opportunities and online voter registration awareness in public schools
HD2584 Relative to motor vehicle license suspension record privacy
HD2587 Relative to the registered land in the office of an assistant recorder
HD2589 For legislation to provide for primary and preventative health care services for certain children in the Commonwealth.
HD2592 Relative to the use of solitary confinement in correctional facilities
HD2615 That banks be required to mediate in good faith with homeowners to identify alternative resolutions before starting foreclosures
HD2617 For legislation to require seatbelts in school buses
HD2638 Relative to seat belts on school buses
HD2648 Relative to the minimum wage employers are required to pay tipped employees
HD2664 For legislation to prohibit the withholding of diplomas to students meeting all requirements except a score on a state standardized test
HD2670 An Act requiring physician training on Alzheimer's and dementia
HD2709 For legislation to ensure continued health insurance coverage for certain children
HD2713 That non-moving violations shall not be considered surchargeable incidents under the motor vehicle insurance law
HD2741 For legislation to provide emergency aid to certain elderly and disabled residents
HD2743 For legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products
HD2749 Relative to the issuance of tenant/host brewer licenses for the purpose of producing and packaging beer
HD2802 Relative to pay equity
HD2818 Relative to administering the medical assistance programs
HD2824 Relative to promoting access to accurate medical information
HD2844 For legislation to increase participation in early childhood care settings
HD2850 For legislation relative to the practice of athletic training
HD2863 Relative to the establishment of a secretary to reduce and prevent homelessness
HD2867 For legislation to enhance opportunities for children in the custody of the Commonwealth
HD2881 For legislation to require insurance companies to reimburse licensed athletic trainers for certain services
HD2903 For legislation to ensure equal access to services for certain residents of the Commonwealth, notwithstanding alienage or immigration status
HD2912 For legislation to provide transparency in the data contained in the payer and provider claims database
HD2917 For legislation to establish pilot programs for universal pre-kindergarten in gateway cities and other low-income neighborhoods or communities
HD2943 For legislation to further regulate expenditures for mortgages from the Community Preservation Trust Fund
HD2948 For legislation to further regulate the sale of tobacco products to teenagers
HD2975 Relative to training of elder services workers in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease
HD2976 Relative to utility data transparency and access
HD2980 Relative to the rights of persons receiving services through the Department of Mental Health
HD2997 Relative to the criteria for the release of terminally ill inmates to alternative locations of confinement
HD3007 For the imposition of a tax on certain private institutions of higher learning for the purpose of establishing a separate fund to be known as the educational opportunity for all trust fund
HD3047 For an investigation by s special commission (including members of the General Court) to evaluate student health in schools
HD3055 Relative to the process for the investigation of officer-involved deaths
HD3067 For legislation to establish an apprentice training program to expedite the re-occupancy of vacant units of state-assisted housing
HD3072 Relative to gender identity and access to public accommodations
HD3075 Relative to transfers of military-grade controlled property to state law enforcement agencies
HD3114 For legislation to develop a high quality pre-kindergarten education grant program
HD3137 For legislation to establish election day voter registration
HD3146 For legislation to increase the penalties for violations of certain hunting laws
HD3156 For legislation to reform pretrial processes
HD3162 For legislation to establish universal early education and full-day kindergarten in the Commonwealth
HD3165 Relative to strengthening and expanding affordable, quality higher education opportunities for residents of the Commonwealth
HD3172 For legislation to establish a pilot program to reduce the traumatic consequences of interactions between police and vulnerable individuals
HD3173 For legislation to establish a small-scale housing development demonstration program within the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development
HD3186 Relative to the definition of “beverage” and the redemption of containers under the bottle law, so-called
HD3200 For legislation to protect tenants and prevent vacancies in foreclosed homes
HD3204 For legislation to clarify the responsibility of law enforcement agencies to enforce federal immigration law
HD3215 Relative to enhancing consumer protection and transparency under the social work licensing law
HD3220 For legislation to institute programs to respond to sexual violence on higher education campuses
HD3227 Relative to the parole process
HD3241 Relative to electronic prescribing of opiates and other controlled substances
HD3296 For legislation to ensure charter school transparency and public accountability
HD3298 Relative to establishing a right to counsel in certain eviction cases
HD3321 Relative to providing for community-based sentencing alternatives for primary caretakers of dependent children convicted of non-violent crimes
HD3323 For legislation to eliminate the limit on Horace Mann charter schools
HD3391 An Act providing for certain health insurance coverage
HD3397 For legislation to reduce plastic bag pollution
HD3411 For legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program for employees
HD3414 For legislation to direct the Attorney General to provide for a study of the methodology used to promulgate new flood insurance rate maps through the National Flood Insurance Program
HD3425 For legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity by enhancing the enforcement and penalties for violations of the controlled substances laws
HD3433 For legislation to protect families from adverse financial conditions caused by unreasonable debt
HD3436 For legislation to legalize marijuana and establish a tax on the cannabis industry
HD3463 For the establishment of a Massachusetts 2024 commission on the summer Olympic games
HD3515 For legislation to establish a task force on the safety and welfare of elderly and disabled persons residing in public housing
HD3525 Relative to Superior Court foreclosure procedures
HD3529 Relative to financial literacy programs in schools
HD3554 Relative to child sexual abuse prevention education in elementary and secondary schools

Personal Information

Profession: Psychiatric Nurse/Clinical Specialist

Education & Public Service

  • Boston University, B.S., M.S.
  • Newton Democratic City Committee
  • Mass. House 1995 - present
Eleventh Middlesex, Consisting of Newton: Ward 1: Precincts 2, 3, Wards 2, 3, 4, Ward 7: Precinct 2