Bill Docket Bill Title
SD39 For legislation relative to compliance of condominium associations.
SD229 Lfor legislation relative to recycling
SD310 For legislation to further define standards of employee safety.
SD311 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
SD332 For legislation relative to physical education in public schools
SD335 For legislation relative to health insurance coverage by athletic trainers
SD347 For legislation to promote safety in the transportation of students
SD425 For legislation relative to open textbooks
SD494 For legislation relative to transparency in private utility construction contracts.
SD533 For legislation to create the Home Works Program
SD574 For legislation to enhance the educational outcomes of expectant and parenting students
SD580 For legislation to improve literacy skills
SD625 For legislation relative to public investment in fossil fuels.
SD673 For legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability
SD714 For legislation to create a maximum allowable check-cashing rate
SD785 For legislation relative to Acute-care hospitals.
SD809 For legislation relative to the judicial enforcement of noncompetition agreements
SD841 For legislation to require automated external defibrillators in schools.
SD867 For legislation to provide for a workforce housing financial plan
SD878 For legislation to improve vocational training opportunities for unemployed workers
SD889 For legislation to protect the natural and historic resources of the Commonwealth
SD919 For legislation to encourage small business growth in the Commonwealth.
SD969 For legislation relative to preserving public safety and preventing trespassing on state highways
SD983 For legislation relative to the geographical jurisdiction of the Housing Court Department
SD985 For legislation relative to Lyme Disease treatment coverage
SD1021 For legislation to protect access to confidential healthcare.
SD1028 For legislation to protect the Commonwealth's residents from identity theft
SD1100 For legislation to regulate central service technicians.
SD1113 For legislation relative to Parking Advancements for the Revitalization of Communities (PARC).
SD1165 For legislation to require gas leak repairs during certain road projects
SD1215 For legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing
SD1266 For legislation to direct the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to assess the current status of the commonwealth’s transportation system.
SD1423 For legislation to establish pay equity.
SD1441 For legislation to stabilize the commonwealth’s nursing facilities.
SD1640 For legislation relative to create an innovative communities program.
HD1648 An Act relative to local procurement
SD1762 For legislation relative to universal early education and full-day kindergarten.
SD1825 For legislation relative to certified professional midwives
SD1854 For legislation relative to pension fund performance and accountability
HD2027 That wireless service providers make available for download at least one application that prohibits texting while driving
HD2382 An Act Strengthening the Massachusetts Home Care Program
HD2395 An Act AN ACT RELATIVE TO BLIGHTED PROPERTIES
HD2396 An Act AN ACT RELATIVE TO FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES
HD2397 An Act AN ACT ESTABLISHING A REGIONAL LOCKUP FACILITY IN SUFFOLK COUNTY
HD2913 An Act reducing solid waste and providing for universal recycling
HD2920 That the Department of Fisheries, Wildlife and Environmental Law Enforcement assist in relocating wild turkeys found in the town of Westwood
HD2934 An Act relative to the disability retirement of Dedham Police Officer Paul Brown
HD2936 An Act relative to legal assistance in divorce proceedings
HD2951 (by vote of the town) that the town of Dedham be authorized to negotiate with the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance relative to relocating the office of the Norfolk County District Attorney
HD2966 An Act relative to correctional employees' retirement reinstatement
HD3023 Relative to the riverfront area of the Saw Mill Brook
HD3413 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
H.98 HD1446 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 98) 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.119 HD231 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 119) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to develop housing plans for families, with minor children, who are being evicted from publicly subsidized housing. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.245 HD1785 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 245) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.307 HD449 By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 307) of F. Jay Barrows and others for legislation to direct the Department of Education to include a course in civics as a high school graduation requirement. Education.
H.346 HD3549 By Representatives DiZoglio of Methuen and Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 346) of Diana DiZoglio and others for legislation to require the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to develop a civic education curriculum to be included within the history and/or social science curriculum. Education.
H.443 HD677 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 443) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to support schools and communities to increase opportunities for physical activity. Education.
H.549 HD2646 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 549) of Diana DiZoglio and others that public school students of voting age be instructed on the voter registration process and provided access to voter registration forms. Election Laws.
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.1041 HD3220 By Representatives Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Donahue of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1041) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Daniel M. Donahue and others for legislation to institute programs to respond to sexual violence on higher education campuses. Higher Education.
H.1197 HD211 By Representative Brady of Brockton and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1197) of Michael D. Brady and others for legislation to further regulate the reporting requirements of mortgages secured by residential property. The Judiciary.
H.1380 HD2008 By Mr. Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1380) of Russell E. Holmes and others relative to increasing the penalties for discharging firearms into a residential dwelling, daycare facility or school building. The Judiciary.
H.1490 HD171 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1490) of Paul McMurtry, Leah Cole and Michael F. Rush for legislation to expedite the sale of foreclosed homes. The Judiciary.
H.1492 HD874 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1492) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the donations of leftover food by restaurants and cafeterias. The Judiciary.
H.1493 HD2587 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1493) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the registered land in the office of an assistant recorder . The Judiciary.
H.1511 HD2678 By Mr. Nangle of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1511) of David M. Nangle and others relative to the crime of intentionally obstructing vehicular of pedestrian traffic upon a public way. The Judiciary.
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.1562 HD264 By Mr. Rogers of Norwood, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1562) of John H. Rogers and Michael F. Rush for legislation to provide remedies to consumers for clearing titles after the payoff of mortgages. The Judiciary.
H.1720 HD3309 By Mr. Hunt of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1720) of Daniel J. Hunt and others for legislation to require certain notices prior to plant closings or layoffs. Labor and Workforce Development.
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.1997 HD2831 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1997) of Kay Khan and others relative to sports medicine professionals. Public Health.
H.2101 HD2617 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2101) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to require seatbelts in school buses. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2157 HD482 By Messrs. McMurtry of Dedham and Scaccia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2157) of Paul McMurtry, Angelo M. Scaccia and Michael F. Rush relative to the authority of police officers of the city of Boston and the town of Dedham. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2195 HD3301 By Mr. Wagner of Chicopee, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2195) of Joseph F. Wagner and others relative to merging the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority police department into the department of state police. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2269 HD1530 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2269) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to the divestment of state pension funds from holdings in fossil fuel companies. Public Service.
H.2613 HD407 By Messrs. McMurtry of Dedham and Vega of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2613) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to exempting certain school supply expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers from the income tax. 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.2967 HD439 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2967) of Edward F. Coppinger and others for legislation relative to noncriminal disposition of parking violations. Transportation.
H.2968 HD470 By Mr. Coppinger of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2968) of Edward F. Coppinger and others relative to motor vehicle speed limits in school zones. Transportation.
H.3014 HD1895 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3014) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to authorize the installation and operation of live digital video school bus violation detection monitoring systems. Transportation.
H.3049 HD3452 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3049) of Michael J. Moran and others relative to exempting certain public school buses from toll collection. Transportation.
H.3083 HD833 By Mr. Scaccia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3083) of Angelo M. Scaccia and Michael F. Rush for legislation to designate a certain bridge in the city of Boston as the PFC Alvin Richard Gale memorial bridge. Transportation.
H.3100 HD3098 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3100) of William M. Straus and others that the the Department of Transportation assess the current status of the transportation system of the Commonwealth. Transportation.
H.3127 HD1988 By Representative Atkins of Concord and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3127) of Cory Atkins 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.

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Profession: History Teacher/US Navy Reserve Officer

Education & Public Service

  • Southern New England School of Law, JD
  • Providence College, MA; Providence College, BA
  • United States Navy Basic Training
  • Catholic Memorial High School
  • Mass. House (2003-2010);Massachusetts Senate (2010 to fill vacancy - present)
  • Parks Caucus; (Chairman)
Norfolk and Suffolk - Consisting of the city of Boston, ward 18, precincts 9, 10, 16 to 20, inclusive, and 23, ward 19, precincts 10 to 13, inclusive, and ward 20 in the county of Suffolk; and the towns of Dover, Dedham, Needham, precincts D to H, inclusive, Norwood and Westwood in the county of Norfolk.