Patricia A. Haddad Speaker Pro Tempore

D Somerset
Patricia A. Haddad

Addresses

State House
Room 370
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2600
Fax: 617-722-2313
Email: Patricia.Haddad@mahouse.gov
District Office
Town Office Building, Room 11
140 Wood Street
Somerset, MA 02726
Phone: 508-646-2821
Fax: 508-324-0993
Bill Docket Bill Title
HD3914 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to establishing a special commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation and study concerning pancreatic cancer. Public Health.
HD4030 By Representatives Campbell of Methuen and Tucker of Salem, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Linda Dean Campbell, Paul Tucker and others relative to the annual observance of Massachusetts Women’s Defense Corps remembrance day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.112 HD2477 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 112) of James J. O'Day, Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to protecting Department of Children and Families social workers’ home addresses. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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.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.386 HD2207 By Messrs. Gordon of Bedford and Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 386) of Kenneth I. Gordon, James M. Cantwell and others relative to social media password privacy for school students. Education.
H.444 HD757 By Mr. Moran of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 444) of Frank A. Moran and others for legislation to improve public schools and narrow the achievement gap. Education.
S.451 SD194 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 451) of Marc R. Pacheco, Frank I. Smizik, Stephen Kulik, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.454 SD229 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 454) of Marc R. Pacheco, Patricia A. Haddad, Peter V. Kocot, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court lfor legislation relative to recycling. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.455 SD231 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 455) of Marc R. Pacheco, Patricia A. Haddad and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to provide funding for clean energy and energy efficiency measures for the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.456 HD2070 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 456) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for legislation to establish a task force to identify and review state laws, regulations, and administrative directives that prescribe requirements for school districts. Education.
H.462 HD3114 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 462) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for legislation to develop a high quality pre-kindergarten education grant program. Education.
H.494 HD1322 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 494) of Thomas M. Stanley and others for legislation to exempt employees of a public school districts from fees associated with background checks. Education.
H.520 HD2456 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 520) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to stabilizing the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
H.521 HD664 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 521) of Jonathan Hecht and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) on institutional long term care. Elder Affairs.
H.529 HD2741 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 529) of James J. O'Day, Patricia D. Jehlen and others for legislation to provide emergency aid to certain elderly and disabled residents. Elder Affairs.
H.530 HD1267 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 530) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to establishing multi-disciplinary teams with district attorneys to investigate elder abuse. Elder Affairs.
S.627 SD234 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 627) of Marc R. Pacheco, Patricia A. Haddad, Carolyn C. Dykema, Keiko M. Orrall and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the spinal cord injury trust fund. Health Care Financing.
H.646 HD1133 By Representative Cusack of Braintree and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 646) of Mark J. Cusack, Michael Moore and others relative to the development of economically sound and environmentally progressive solid waste management strategies to improve recycling. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.668 HD1438 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 668) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to the costs imposed upon the municipal and district ratepayers due to public drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems capital upgrades. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.670 HD1583 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 670) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others relative to establishing the Designated Port Area Fund for the improvement of existing commercial and marine industrial infrastructures. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.691 HD2765 By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 691) of Steven S. Howitt and others relative to the installation of septic tank pipes. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.712 HD2053 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 712) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to promote farm viability. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.789 HD826 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Lewis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 789) of Ruth B. Balser, Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to require coverage for community and home-based behavioral health care services for certain children and adolescents with mental health disorders. Financial Services.
H.810 HD1188 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 810) of James M. Cantwell and others that the Commissioner of Insurance be directed to make a bi-annual investigation relative to flood insurance rates. Financial Services.
H.871 HD595 By Representative Hogan of Stow and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 871) of Kate Hogan and others relative to common summary of payments forms for health care services. Financial Services.
H.891 HD1041 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 891) of Kay Khan and others relative to access to health insurance for human service providers and their employees. Financial Services.
H.901 HD469 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 901) of David Paul Linsky and others relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage. Financial Services.
H.958 HD359 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 958) of Thomas M. Stanley and others relative to establish a structure for qualifying public depositories and establishing rules for collaterizing of public deposits. Financial Services.
S.970 SD892 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 970) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Paul McMurtry, James J. Dwyer, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation to require recordkeeping at public construction worksites in order to protect first responders. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.989 HD670 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 989) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to Medicaid expansion. Health Care Financing.
H.996 HD286 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 996) of Kate Hogan and others relative to the payment and preservation of beds in nursing home facilities for recipients of MassHealth benefits. Health Care Financing.
S.1007 SD1048 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by resolution, Senate, No. 1007) of Karen E. Spilka, Patricia A. Haddad, Jason M. Lewis, Jay D. Livingstone and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage equitable and diverse gender representation on the boards of companies in the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1064 HD840 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator L'Italien, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1064) of Tom Sannicandro and others relative to creating higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and other developmental disabilities. Higher Education.
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.
H.1138 HD831 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1138) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing. Housing.
S.1155 SD1100 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1155) of Anne M. Gobi, Gailanne M. Cariddi, Benjamin B. Downing, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate central service technicians. Public Health.
H.1187 HD2118 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1187) of Garrett J. Bradley and others for legislation to increase the fines for failure to wear a seat belt. The Judiciary.
S.1191 SD841 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1191) of Mark C. Montigny, Barbara L'Italien, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., John C. Velis and other members of the General Court for legislation to require automated external defibrillators in schools. Public Health.
H.1197 HD211 By Representative Brady of Brockton and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1197) of Michael D. Brady, John F. Keenan and others for legislation to further regulate the reporting requirements of mortgages secured by residential property. The Judiciary.
S.1216 SD162 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1216) of Michael F. Rush, Todd M. Smola, David Paul Linsky, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the practice of athletic training. Public Health.
H.1246 HD1995 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1246) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to rates of compensation payable to counsel. The Judiciary.
S.1428 SD532 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1428) of Michael F. Rush and Patricia A. Haddad for legislation relative to public safety line of duty benefits. Public Service.
S.1440 SD1237 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1440) of James E. Timilty, Louis L. Kafka, Mark J. Cusack, Timothy R. Whelan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining. Public Service.
S.1445 SD38 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1445) of Daniel A. Wolf, Patricia A. Haddad and Denise Provost for legislation to protect the rights of custodial and other non-teaching employees of school districts. 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.
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.
S.1503 SD1652 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1503) of John F. Keenan, Garrett J. Bradley, Robert M. Koczera, Angelo L. D'Emilia and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to deeds excise receipts. Revenue.
H.1531 HD1776 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1531) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy. The Judiciary.
H.1560 HD3298 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1560) of David M. Rogers and others relative to establishing a right to counsel in certain eviction cases. The Judiciary.
S.1701 SD168 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1701) of Marc R. Pacheco and Patricia A. Haddad for legislation to authorize the transfer of a certain parcel of land in the city of Taunton. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1718 HD3411 By Mr. Gordon of Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1718) of Kenneth I. Gordon and others for legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program for employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1733 HD2802 By Representatives Livingstone of Boston and Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1733) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to pay equity. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1748 HD1833 By Representatives Michlewitz of Boston and Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1748) of Aaron Michlewitz, Kate Hogan and others for legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1756 HD2433 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Pacheco, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1756) of James J. O'Day, Marc R. Pacheco and others for legislation to further define standards of employee safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1771 HD2072 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1771) of Ellen Story, Jennifer L. Flanagan and others for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing, and harrassment, without regard to protected class status. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1788 SD667 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1788) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Patricia A. Haddad, Alan Silvia, Carole A. Fiola and others for legislation relative to decommissioning plans for electric generating facilities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1789 SD1833 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1789) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Patricia A. Haddad for legislation to preserve energy reliability in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1835 HD998 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1835) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to regional stabilization funds. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1935 HD3241 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1935) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to electronic prescribing of opiates and other controlled substances. Public Health.
H.1996 HD2782 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1996) of Kay Khan and others relative to further regulating health care costs and the dispensing of controlled substances. Public Health.
H.2021 HD2948 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2021) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to further regulate the sale of tobacco products to teenagers. Public Health.
H.2081 HD1469 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2081) of Chris Walsh and others relative to the designation of caregivers by certain patients. Public Health.
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.2313 HD2444 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2313) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to increasing pension benefits for certain retired teachers and public employees. Public Service.
H.2374 HD3439 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2374) of Michael J. Moran and others relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee on Public Counsel Services. Public Service.
H.2460 HD2559 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2460) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to property tax abatements for veterans. Revenue.
H.2503 HD2060 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2503) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others relative to access to capital for business growth in economically distressed communities. Revenue.
H.2542 HD1006 By Representative Howitt of Seekonk and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2542) of Steven S. Howitt, Michael J. Rodrigues and others relative to Title V income tax credit reform of financial aid for homeowners who have incurred costs for the repair or replacement of failed septic systems. Revenue.
H.2547 HD2330 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2547) of Randy Hunt and others for legislation to authorize income tax filers to make voluntary contributions to the Massachusetts Cultural Development Fund on their annual income tax returns. Revenue.
H.2587 HD2943 By Representative Kulik of Worthington and Senator Creem, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2587) of Stephen Kulik, Cynthia Stone Creem and others for legislation to further regulate expenditures for mortgages from the Community Preservation Trust Fund. Revenue.
H.2714 HD2091 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2714) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to bidding for public construction contracts. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2723 HD2947 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2723) of Nick Collins and others relative to promoting responsible contracting on state construction projects. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2754 HD2254 By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2754) of Bradford R. Hill and others relative to accessible electronic information technology for persons with disabilities. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2782 HD63 By Mr. Madden of Nantucket, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2782) of Timothy R. Madden and others for legislation to designate the month of October as Farm to School Month in the Commonwealth and to strategize opportunities to spread farm-to-school programs statewide. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2851 HD3135 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2851) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Paul A. Schmid, III and Patricia A. Haddad for legislation to promote offshore wind energy. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2870 HD1173 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2870) of Lori A. Ehrlich, James B. Eldridge and others relative to protecting consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2871 HD1505 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2871) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to gas leak repairs during road projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2904 HD1813 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2904) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to energy efficiency funds generated by municipal light plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2925 HD3463 By Messrs. Moran of Boston and Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2925) of Byron Rushing and others for the establishment of a Massachusetts 2024 commission on the summer Olympic games. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3009 HD1587 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3009) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to license plate tracking. Transportation.
H.3084 HD3453 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3084) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others relative to a reduction in fees for motor vehicle veteran registration plates. 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.3132 HD1381 By Representative Chan of Quincy and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3132) of Tackey Chan, John F. Keenan and others for legislation to increase the annuities paid to certain disabled veterans and their families. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3219 HD1843 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3219) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others for legislation to establish a designated port area community fund. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.3252 HD1892 By Ms. Fiola of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3252) of Carole A. Fiola and others relative to criminal record checks for referees. The Judiciary.
H.3296 HD1584 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3296) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others relative to the valuation of agricultural land. Revenue.
H.3402 HD1442 By Mr. Silvia of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3402) of Alan Silvia and others for legislation to provide pre-kindergarten education to four year old children meeting specific requirements in gateway cities. Education.
H.3017
By Request
HD828 By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3017) of Kevin Brailey and others relative to distinctive registration plates for firefighters. Transportation.

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6/30/2014 - Mental Health Advisory Committee Appendix C - Final Consultant Report 6-30-2014

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6/30/2014 - Mental Health Advisory Committee Report FINAL

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Representative Pat Haddad represents the people of the Fifth Bristol District which is located on Massachusetts’ South Coast. Her communities include the agrarian town of Dighton, the Fall River suburb of Somerset, the Ocean Grove/Gardners’ Neck neighborhoods of Swansea (Precinct 2) and the city of Taunton’s Weir Village (Ward 6 and Precinct 1A) and a portion of East Taunton (Precinct 4B).

Personal Information

Profession: Educator/Legislator
Spouse: Solomon (Sam)
Children: 2
Pets: 1
Interests: Skiing, Cooking, Leisure Reading

Career Highlights

  • Middle School Health & Fitness Teacher
  • House Chair, Joint Committee on Education (2004-08)
  • House Assistant Majority Whip (2008-2010)

Education & Public Service

  • 1968 - Mount Saint Mary’s Academy
  • 1972 - Bridgewater State University; B.S.
  • 2010 - Massachusetts Maritime Academy; Doctor of Public Administration
  • 1987 to 1991 -Somerset Recreation & Playground Commission
  • 1993 to 2001 - Somerset School Committee (Vice Chair, Chair)
  • 1987 to present - Somerset Democratic Town Committee (Vice Chair, Chair)
  • 2001 to present - Massachusetts House of Representatives
  • Representative Patricia Haddad

  • Representative Patricia Haddad and Representative Byron Rushing

  • Representative Patricia Haddad

Fifth Bristol, Consisting of Dighton; Somerset; Swansea: Precincts 1, 2, 3; Taunton: Ward 6.