Paul J. Donato Second Assistant Majority Leader

D Medford
Paul J. Donato


State House
Room 163
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2040
Fax: 617-722-2347
District Office
271 Spring Street
Medford, MA 02155
Phone: 781-395-1683
Fax: 781-395-2871
Bill Docket Bill Title
HD45 Relative to the modernization of optometric patient care
HD124 Relative to the compensation of chief probation officers of the Trial Court
HD227 Relative to the protection of children in foster care
SD285 For legislation to combat climate change.
SD289 For legislation relative to foster care children
HD369 An Act establishing the genetic engineering transparency food and seed labeling act
HD451 Relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining agreements with non-commissioned officers of the Department of State Police
HD579 For legislation to provide special line of duty death benefits to public safety officers
HD664 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) on institutional long term care
HD763 Relative to health clubs and the use and deployment of defibrillators
HD825 For legislation to designate certain law enforcement records as public records
SD983 For legislation relative to the geographical jurisdiction of the Housing Court Department
HD1027 For legislation to provide equal access to evaluations for children with disabilities
HD1189 For legislation to prohibit the sale of tobacco products at certain health care institutions
HD1343 Relative to providing child care assistance to homeless families
HD1400 Relative to establishing a tuition free program for teachers and paraprofessionals
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
HD1547 Relative to providing expanded learning time for students
SD1753 For legislation to designate Moyamoya Awareness Day.
HD1785 Relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages
HD1935 For legislation to prevent trafficking in ivory and rhino horns
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
HD2060 Relative to access to capital for business growth in economically distressed communities
HD2155 Relative to public health, substance abuse, treatment and opioids and accessible substance abuse treatment for all
HD2743 For legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products
HD2756 For legislation designate October 18 as inflammatory breast cancer awareness day
HD2867 For legislation to enhance opportunities for children in the custody of the Commonwealth
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
HD3652 An Act amending the composition of the Stadium and Athletic Field Commission in the city of Malden

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.