Paul J. Donato Second Assistant Majority Leader

D Medford
Paul J. Donato

Addresses

State House
Room 481
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2180
Fax: 617-722-2347
Email: Paul.Donato@mahouse.gov
District Office
271 Spring Street
Medford, MA 02155
Phone: 781-395-1683
Fax: 781-395-2871
Bill Docket Bill Title
SD285 For legislation to combat climate change.
SD289 For legislation relative to foster care children
SD983 For legislation relative to the geographical jurisdiction of the Housing Court Department
SD1753 For legislation to designate Moyamoya Awareness Day.
H.76 HD2867 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 76) of Nick Collins and others for legislation to enhance opportunities for children in the custody of the Commonwealth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.79 HD1343 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 79) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to providing child care assistance to homeless families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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.129 HD1027 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 129) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to provide equal access to evaluations for children with disabilities. 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.396 HD1547 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 396) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to providing expanded learning time for students. Education.
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.970 HD2155 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 970) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to public health, substance abuse, treatment and opioids and accessible substance abuse treatment for all. Health Care Financing.
H.1077 HD1400 By Mr. Ultrino of Malden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1077) of Steven Ultrino and others relative to establishing a tuition free program for teachers and paraprofessionals. Higher Education.
H.1275 HD1935 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Lewis, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1275) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to prevent trafficking in ivory and rhino horns. The Judiciary.
H.1311 HD763 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1311) of Sean Garballey and others relative to health clubs and the use and deployment of defibrillators. The Judiciary.
H.1430 HD227 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1430) of Kay Khan and others relative to the protection of children in foster care. 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.1656 HD1450 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1656) of Chris Walsh and others relative to the jurisdiction of the courts within the Housing Court Department. The Judiciary.
H.1954 HD1189 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1954) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to prohibit the sale of tobacco products at certain health care institutions. Public Health.
H.1973 HD45 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1973) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to the modernization of optometric patient care. 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.2067 HD2743 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2067) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products. Public Health.
H.2391 HD451 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2391) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining agreements with non-commissioned officers of the Department of State Police. Public Service.
H.2393 HD579 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2393) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others for legislation to provide special line of duty death benefits to public safety officers. Public Service.
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.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.2758 HD825 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2758) of Kevin G. Honan, Patricia D. Jehlen and Paul J. Donato for legislation to designate certain law enforcement records as public records. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2768 HD2756 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2768) of Louis L. Kafka and others for legislation designate October 18 as inflammatory breast cancer awareness day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3127 HD1988 By Representative Atkins of Concord and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3127) of Cory Atkins, James B. Eldridge and others for the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to convene a Constitutional Convention to consider amendments to the Constitution to limit the influence of money in our political system. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3194 HD3652 By Mr. Ultrino of Malden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3194) of Steven Ultrino and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Malden be authorized to changed the composition of the stadium and athletic field commission in said city. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3242 HD369 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3242) of Ellen Story and others relative to the labeling of genetically engineered food. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator/Manufacturers Representative
Children: 2
Religion: Catholic

Career Highlights

  • Author of Bullying bill
  • Member - Special Commission on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
  • Member - Special Commission on Municipal Relief
  • Chairman, Municipal Finance, Sub-committee of the Regionalization Advisory Commission

Education & Public Service

  • University of Massachusetts at Boston
  • Medford High School
  • Mass. House (2001-present)
  • Medford City Council (1976-1985, 1996-2001, President 1999-2000)
  • Deputy Mayor (1978-1979); Mayor (1980-1985)
  • Medford School Committee (1972-1975)
Thirty-fifth Middlesex, Consisting of Malden: Ward 1, Ward 3: Precinct 2, Ward 7: Precinct 1; Medford: Wards 1, 2, Ward 3: Precinct 1, Ward 7: Precinct 2, Ward 8: Precinct 1.