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Marjorie C. Decker Representative

D Cambridge
Marjorie C. Decker

Addresses

State House
Room 236
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2430
Fax: 617-626-0337
Email: Marjorie.Decker@mahouse.gov
Bill Docket Bill Title
SD1867 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Denise Provost, David M. Rogers, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote awareness of safe recreation in public waterways. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
HD4115 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to raise the minimum tobacco sales age to 21. Public Health.
S.34 SD470 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 34) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Sal N. DiDomenico and Marjorie C. Decker for legislation relative to identity theft protections for foster children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.63 HD48 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 63) of William M. Straus and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to absentee voting by qualified voters of the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
H.87 HD523 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 87) of Mark J. Cusack and others for legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.114 HD872 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Conroy of Wayland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 114) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish a pilot program to provide educational and training programs to low-income families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.125 HD1722 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 125) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish a home visiting program to provide culturally sensitive services to eligible parents, infants and children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.135 HD364 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 135) of James J. O'Day and others relative to housing and support services to unaccompanied homeless youth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.147 HD947 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 147) of Byron Rushing and others relative to ensuring equal access to programs, projects or activity for the provision of services, financial aid or other benefits services for all residents of the Commonwealth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.151 HD1379 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 151) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to assist people with disabilities in realizing their rights and exercising their responsibilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.207 SD1419 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 207) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Katherine M. Clark, Barry R. Finegold, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation to revive the Foundation Budget Review Commission. Education.
S.218 SD184 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 218) of Cynthia S. Creem, Kay Khan, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Daniel A. Wolf and other members of the General Court for legislation to maintain short term objectives for students with disabilities. Education.
S.224 SD1255 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 224) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Ellen Story, Marjorie C. Decker and Benjamin Swan for legislation to reduce special education referrals and costs. Education.
S.225 SD1642 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 225) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Patricia D. Jehlen, James B. Eldridge, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to English language programs in the Commonwealth's schools. Education.
S.233 SD901 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 233) of James B. Eldridge, Kay Khan, Kenneth I. Gordon, David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide fair process for students with disabilities. Education.
H.235 HD2891 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 235) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to establish a process to identify toxic chemical substances used in consumer products. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.236 HD2910 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 236) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to consumer protection and regulation in psychotherapy. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.239 HD1728 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 239) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to exempt certain public water system employees from sprinkler fitters examining and licensing requirments. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.254 HD3415 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 254) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to providing complete repair and diagnostic information to motor vehicle owners and automotive businesses in the repair of motor vehicles. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.349 HD719 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 349) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to the implementation of full-day kindergarten. Education.
S.380 SD769 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 380) of Michael O. Moore, Michael J. Rodrigues, Sal N. DiDomenico, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to food trusts. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.389 HD3058 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 389) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to requiring mandatory physical education for all students in grades K-12. Education.
H.422 HD3456 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 422) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to develop an elective high school course on labor law and workers' rights. Education.
H.438 HD95 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 438) of John J. Lawn, Jr. and others for legislation to require public school athletic coaches to have a current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation . Education.
H.445 HD2095 By Mr. Mannal of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 445) of Brian R. Mannal and others for legislation to recognize cheerleading as a sport. Education.
H.468 HD2063 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 468) of Denise Provost and others relative to the enrollment of students in charter schools. Education.
H.472 HD3285 By Representative Rogers of Cambridge and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 472) of David M. Rogers, Katherine Clark and others for legislation concerning media literacy in schools. Education.
H.476 HD2651 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 476) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to funding for improvements to early education child care facilities. Education.
H.477 HD2656 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 477) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to improve quality in early education centers and providing better access to quality early education and care. Education.
H.478 HD2685 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 478) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others that physical education be a required subject in all grades for all students in public schools and charter schools. Education.
H.491 HD1106 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 491) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to charter schools. Education.
H.499 HD1447 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 499) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others for legislation to provide equal opportunity for special education. Education.
H.520 HD226 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 520) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to ensure behavioral health and safety in the public schools. Education.
H.579 HD3060 By Representatives Fox of Boston and Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 579) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to establish election day voter registration. Election Laws.
H.582 HD2545 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 582) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to establish permanent voter registration for registered voters who move within the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
S.582 SD615 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 582) of Michael R. Knapik, Peter V. Kocot, Sal N. DiDomenico, Marjorie C. Decker and others for legislation to provide coverage of educational expenses to deceased veterans . Higher Education.
H.604 HD1995 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 604) of Robert M. Koczera and others for legislation to provide for early voting in cities and towns. Election Laws.
S.643 SD568 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 643) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin B. Downing, Cynthia S. Creem, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal access to public places regardless of gender identity. The Judiciary.
S.644 SD747 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 644) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Byron Rushing, Denise Andrews, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the collection and analsis of data realitve to traffic stops. . The Judiciary.
S.658 SD192 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 658) of Cynthia S. Creem, Ruth B. Balser and Marjorie C. Decker for legislation relative to the age of tobacco purchase. The Judiciary.
H.695 HD3079 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 695) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to hydraulic fracturing wastewater. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.696 HD3089 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 696) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag pollution. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.707 HD2597 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 707) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to further regulate the use of hydraulic fracturing to stimulate the extraction of natural gas. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.787 HD2249 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 787) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to reduce plastic bag use through regulations and incentives. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.788 HD2380 By Representatives Provost of Somerville and Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 788) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to to protect drinking water from hydraulic fracturing. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.803 HD1092 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 803) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require producer responsibility for collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.814 HD512 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator McGee, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 814) of Ellen Story, Thomas M. McGee and others that manufacturers of mercury-added lamps implement a recycling program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.837 HD1265 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 837) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of certain insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.838 HD1269 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 838) of Ruth B. Balser and others for legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of group or individual disability, accident or sickness insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.863 HD122 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 863) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
S.927 SD94 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 927) of Harriette L. Chandler, Mary S. Keefe, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Worcester County Commission on the Status of Women. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.931 HD1433 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 931) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to health insurance coverage for mastectomies. Financial Services.
H.984 HD2669 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 984) of John W. Scibak and others relative to insurance coverage for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome. Financial Services.
H.989 HD1737 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 989) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others relative to Lyme disease treatment coverage. Financial Services.
S.990 SD237 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 990) of Gale D. Candaras, Christine E. Canavan, Sal N. DiDomenico and Marjorie C. Decker for legislation to regulate cadmium in children's jewelry. Public Health.
S.1003 SD231 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1003) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Daniel A. Wolf, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to workplace safety for social workers. Public Health.
S.1049 SD1158 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1049) of Mark C. Montigny, John J. Lawn, Jr., Sal N. DiDomenico, Denise Andrews and other members of the General Court for legislation requiring automated external defibrillators in schools. Public Health.
H.1053 HD1677 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1053) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to compare cost savings under existing cost control laws to cost savings that could be achieved under a single payer health care system. Health Care Financing.
S.1055 SD5 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1055) of Michael O. Moore, Martha M. Walz, Cory Atkins, Michael Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to restricting the marketing of other tobacco products. Public Health.
S.1056 SD6 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1056) of Michael O. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico, Cory Atkins, Ellen Story and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to healthy cleaning products in schools. Public Health.
H.1077 HD2639 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1077) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a student loan repayment pilot program to be administered by the Board of Higher Education for licensed social workers. Higher Education.
H.1078 HD3385 By Representatives Provost of Somerville and Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1078) of Denise Provost and others relative to the eligibility of students for in-state tuition rates and fees at public higher educational institutions. Higher Education.
H.1127 HD3170 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1127) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to provide financing for the production and preservation of housing for low and moderate income residents. Housing.
H.1135 HD254 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1135) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to establishing a lottery process in selecting buyers and/or renters for low and moderate income housing units. Housing.
H.1297 HD624 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1297) of James J. Dwyer and others relative to repeat domestic violence offenders. The Judiciary.
S.1321 SD1561 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1321) of Cynthia S. Creem, Kay Khan, Jonathan Hecht, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to smokeless tobacco excise tax. Revenue.
H.1380 HD3057 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1380) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to health care proxies. The Judiciary.
H.1422 HD2004 By Ms. Keefe of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1422) of Mary S. Keefe and others relative to the penalties for debarred contractors participating in certain contracts. The Judiciary.
H.1433 HD826 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1433) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to prevent shackling and promote safe pregnancies for female inmates. The Judiciary.
H.1456 HD691 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1456) of Jason M. Lewis and others 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. The Judiciary.
H.1485 HD1244 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1485) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to exempt health care providers from liability when rendering certain emergency care. The Judiciary.
H.1553 HD1785 By Representatives Peisch of Wellesley and Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1553) of Alice Hanlon Peisch, Josh S. Cutler and others relative to providing protection against compelled disclosure of certain information by members of the news media. The Judiciary.
H.1586 HD1515 By Mr. Roy of Franklin, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1586) of Jeffrey N. Roy and others relative to the electronic publication of certain legal notices by government entities. The Judiciary.
H.1587 HD953 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1587) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the enforcement of certain civil rights laws. The Judiciary.
H.1588 HD1011 By Representative Rushing of Boston and Senator Chang-Diaz, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1588) of Byron Rushing, Sonia Chang-Diaz and others for legislation to improve the collection and analysis of data relative to traffic stops. The Judiciary.
H.1613 HD2620 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1613) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to clarify the responsibility of law enforcement agencies to enforce federal immigration law. The Judiciary.
H.1630 HD125 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1630) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further regulate the performance of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health . The Judiciary.
H.1638 HD466 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1638) of Benjamin Swan and others for the establishment of a Massachusetts innocence commission to analyze the circumstances of innocent persons being charged, prosecuted, convicted and incarcerated. The Judiciary.
H.1698 HD2840 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1698) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to burial benefits under the workers' compensation law. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1700 HD903 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1700) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to health care worker safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1702 HD991 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1702) of Thomas J. Calter and others for legislation to further define comparable worth in the workplace. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1707 HD503 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1707) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to social network privacy and employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1708 HD794 By Representatives Coakley-Rivera of Springfield and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1708) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others for legislation to further regulate the method of calculating the period of time for employees in filing certain complaints with the Attorney General under the labor relations laws of the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1739 HD504 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1739) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish earned paid sick time for certain employees rendering personal care. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1744 HD1544 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1744) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers and prospective employers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1750 HD2258 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1750) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to establish employment rights for certain domestic workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1767 HD968 By Ms. Story of Amherst and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1767) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further define comparable work. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1794 HD1658 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1794) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to ensure access to Department of Mental Health services for certain individuals with autism spectrum disorder and related conditions. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1806 HD640 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1806) of Denise Provost and others relative to the rights of persons receiving services from program or facilities of the Department of Mental Health. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1971 HD505 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1971) of Denise C. Garlick and others for legislation to further regulate newborn pulse oximetry screening for congenital heart defects. Public Health.
H.1984 HD3362 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1984) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to prohibit smoking in motor vehicles if young children are in the vehicle. Public Health.
H.2008 HD446 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2008) of Kay Khan and others relative to certified professional midwives. Public Health.
H.2066 HD1967 By Messrs. Rogers of Cambridge and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2066) of David M. Rogers, Jonathan Hecht and others relative to improving asthma in schools. Public Health.
H.2086 HD284 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2086) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products. Public Health.
H.2092 HD126 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2092) of Ellen Story and others relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age. Public Health.
H.2103 HD2550 By Mr. Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2103) of Aaron Vega and others relative to creating a folic acid awareness and birth defects prevention program within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.2150 HD1746 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2150) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to annual reports by the Commissioner of Prisons on jails and houses of correction. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2198 HD141 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2198) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to maintaining detailed records on all purchasers of body armor, so-called. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2279 HD1939 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2279) of Mark J. Cusack and others for legislation to mandate restroom breaks for public transit employees. Public Service.
H.2389 HD2298 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2389) of Michael J. Moran and others relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee on Public Counsel Services. Public Service.
H.2523 HD1808 By Representative Chan of Quincy and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2523) of Tackey Chan, John F. Keenan and others for legislation to exempt veterans from paying excise tax on leased motor vehicles. Revenue.
H.2536 HD2691 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2536) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to create an angel investor tax credit. Revenue.
H.2537 HD2715 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2537) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to create a tax credit for undergraduate tuition. Revenue.
H.2555 HD932 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2555) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to providing for an income tax deduction for public school extracurricular activity fees. Revenue.
H.2564 HD318 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2564) of John V. Fernandes and others providing tax exemptions for certain paraplegic veterans. Revenue.
H.2568 HD1273 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator DiDomenico, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2568) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Sal N. DiDomenico and others for legislation to create an earned income tax credit for early educators. Revenue.
H.2570 HD3136 By Mr. Fresolo of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2570) of John P. Fresolo and Marjorie C. Decker for legislation to impose a tax on the sale of rolling paper for cigarettes. Revenue.
H.2593 HD2701 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2593) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to increase the tobacco excise tax, supplement the Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund and reduce youth tobacco consumption. Revenue.
H.2672 HD2138 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2672) of Aaron Michlewitz and others relative to providing for tax credits for certain same sex couples. Revenue.
H.2687 HD1359 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2687) of James J. O'Day and others relative to the taxation of certain income. Revenue.
H.2882 HD3192 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2882) of John W. Scibak and others for the annual proclamation by the Governor setting apart May 4th as PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day, to raise awareness of the occurrence of pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2883 HD2645 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2883) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to encourage fair competition in bids for state contracts from qualified sources commitment to fair wages and benefits for employees. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2935 HD2367 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2935) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the use of coal as an energy resource in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2940 HD2590 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2940) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the reporting of hydraulic fracturing processes employed in the extraction of natural gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2941 HD3128 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2941) of Sean Garballey and others relative to improving outdoor lighting and increasing dark-sky visibility. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2943 HD1105 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2943) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to include noncarbonated non-alcoholic beverages in the bottle law, so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2952 HD1689 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2952) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to double utility poles. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3034 HD1320 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3034) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others for legislation to increase public input into public transit decisions. Transportation.
H.3136 HD1514 By Representative Roy of Franklin and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3136) of Jeffrey N. Roy, Karen Spilka and others relative to the requirements for distinctive registration plates. Transportation.
H.3181 HD1796 By Mr. Chan of Quincy and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3181) of Tackey Chan and others for legislation to increase the annuities paid to certain disabled veterans and their families. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3210 HD2621 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3210) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to veterans' benefits equity for persons discharged from the military based on certain consensual conduct. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3211 HD2679 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by resolution, House, No. 3211) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to take certain actions concerning national budgetary matters. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3213 HD2050 By Mr. Timilty of Milton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3213) of Walter F. Timilty and others for legislation to exempt veterans from civil service exam fees. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3253 HD2678 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3253) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to further regulating the licensing, sale and possession of firearms and increasing the tax on the sale of firearms and ammunition. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3282 HD167 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3282) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to requiring certain insurance policies for persons with firearm licenses. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3285 HD3277 By Ms. Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3285) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others relative to the issuance of motor vehicle driver’s licenses to persons ineligible for a social security cards . Transportation.
H.3310 HD1925 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3310) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to require disclosures of conflicts of interest in academic institutions. Higher Education.
H.3348 HD2595 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3348) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to provide higher education tuition and fee waivers for certain veterans. Higher Education.
H.3460 HD3615 By Representative Cronin of Easton and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Claire D. Cronin, Thomas Kennedy and others relative to providing for home modifications and moving expenses for certain victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.3573 HD3506 By Representative Walsh of Boston and Senator Hedlund, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Martin J. Walsh and others for legislation to designate the song “Roadrunner” as the official rock song of the Commonwealth. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3639 HD3836 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to prohibit the sale to minors of electronic devices used to deliver liquid nicotine vapor. Public Health.
H.3661 HD3817 By Messrs. Vega of Holyoke and Mahoney of Worcester, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Aaron Vega, John J. Mahoney and others for legislation to establish post-employment sick leave banks. Public Service.
H.3678 HD3877 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3678) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the retirement board of the city of Cambridge be authorized to grant certain creditable services allowances. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4037 Text of an amendment (offered by Mr. DeLeo of Winthrop and other members of the House) to the Senate Bill enhancing protection for victims of domestic violence (Senate, No. 1897). April 8, 2014.
H.4121 HD4253 By Mr. DeLeo of Winthrop, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Robert A. DeLeo and others relative to the reduction of gun violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.4159 HD3884 By Representative Cronin of Easton and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Claire D. Cronin, Thomas P. Kennedy and others relative to photographs used for driver’s licenses and identification cards. Transportation.

In 2012, Marjorie Decker was elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives representing the 25th Middlesex District, including parts of the Cambridge neighborhoods of West, North, Riverside, Cambridgeport and mid-Cambridge. Representative Decker is both humbled and proud to serve the diverse and vibrant citizens of Cambridge and help to make it the strongest community it can be.

Marjorie has deep roots in the community. Growing up in public housing in Cambridgeport, she was the first in her family to graduate from high school, Cambridge Rindge and Latin. She then went on to graduate with honors from UMass Amherst, and earned her masters at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government in 2007, focusing on Human Rights and Children.

Prior to her time at the Kennedy School, Marjorie served as legislative aide to former Representative Alice Wolf (D, Cambridge), her predecessor. Before her time with Rep. Wolf, Marjorie worked for current Representative Ellen Story (D, Amherst), gaining extensive experience in the state legislature.

A long-time advocate for families and affordable housing, in 1998, Marjorie temporarily left state government to serve as the Executive Director of the Equal Justice Coalition, which fights to increase support for civil legal aid for low-income people. In 1999, Marjorie returned to local government as a Cambridge City Councilor, becoming the youngest woman ever elected to that body.

She is currently serving out her final – and seventh term – on the council, where she continues to be a strong voice for social justice and the local community. For the last six years, Marjorie has chaired the city’s Finance and Budget committee, overseeing $500 million in city funds, and has led its Public Health Committee.

Throughout her career, Marjorie has been recognized as a tireless advocate for her constituents. She was the first woman to be honored by the Greater Boston Labor Council for her work on behalf of immigrants and workers as well as the youngest woman to be inducted into the Boston YWCA’s prestigious Academy of Woman Achievers for her advocacy for affordable housing and economic justice. Marjorie has also served on the board of the Cambridge Anti-Poverty Agency and the Cambridge Peace Commission.

‘All politics being local’, Marjorie is committed to strengthening local communities and helping them grow as demonstrated not only throughout the neighborhoods of Cambridge, but globally as well. In 2003, she was appointed to the United Nations International Association of Peace Messenger Cities, which provided an opportunity for her to travel the world to address issues of mining exploitation, stateless refugee children living in detention centers and nuclear disarmament. She continues to serve on the executive board.

Marjorie has been a staunch leader in her public service career. She has fought for citizens, families, veterans and seniors. In the legislature, Marjorie will continue to advocate for Cambridge residents as well as individuals across the state to ensure that every needy and eligible person has access to affordable housing, quality education and comprehensive health care.

Outside of state and local government, Representative Marjorie Decker enjoys spending time with her two young children and husband.

Personal Information

Profession: State Representative and City Councilor
Children: 2
Religion: Catholic

Education & Public Service

  • Harvard Kennedy School , MPA
  • UMass Amherst, BA
  • Cambridge Rindge and Latin, H.S.
  • 2013-present: State Representative, 25th Middlesex District
  • 2004-2006: Cambridge Vice-Mayor
  • 2003: Appointed to the United Nations International Association of Peace Messenger Cities
  • 1999-2013: Cambridge City Councilor
  • Representative Decker celebrates the 40th anniversary of the passage of Roe v. Wade with fellow legislators and nonprofits.

  • Representative Decker discusses gun violence and improving the safety of communities with Cambridge Mayor Henrietta Davis, Cambridge Police Commissioner Robert Haas, School Superintendent Jeff Young and John Rosenthal, founder of Stop Hand Gun Violence No

Twenty-Fifth Middlesex consisting of Cambridge: Ward 4, Ward 6: Precincts 2, 3, Wards 7, 8, Ward 10: Precincts 1, 2.

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