Peter V. Kocot Representative

D Northampton
Peter V. Kocot

Addresses

State House
Room 22
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2140
Fax: 617-722-2347
Email: Peter.Kocot@mahouse.gov
Bill Docket Bill Title
SD41 For legislation relative to Medicaid eligibility for seniors.
SD50 For legislation to establish funding to provide moneys for postclosure activities at nuclear power stations
HD63 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
HD65 Relative to strengthening the civil penalties of stop work orders under the workers' compensation statute
HD66 To further regulate workers' compensation
HD115 For legislation to exclude certain veterans' benefits in calculating housing assistance benefits
HD116 Relative to the appointment of veterans agents and service officers
HD124 Relative to the compensation of chief probation officers of the Trial Court
HD130 For legislation to provide tax relief for persons suffering hardships due to public works projects or actions taken by municipal utility companies
HD162 Relative to the liability of farmers' markets
SD166 For legislation to establish a board of registration in naturopathy
SD190 For legislation relative to the treatment of elephants
HD203 For legislation to reduce plastic bag use through regulations and incentives
HD218 For legislation to to protect drinking water from hydraulic fracturing
SD229 Lfor legislation relative to recycling
HD233 Relative to filing fees for limited liability companies
HD234 Relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices
HD272 Relative to requiring certain insurance policies to include coverage for nicotine based and non-nicotine based smoking cessation products
SD285 For legislation to combat climate change.
HD308 Relative to insurance coverage and payment for prescribed treatment for mitochondrial disease
HD309 To provide an income tax credit for the purchase of hearing aids
HD310 Relative to the accessibility of hearing aids
SD310 For legislation to further define standards of employee safety.
SD317 For legislation to promote the planning and development of sustainable communities
SD332 For legislation relative to physical education in public schools
HD343 Relative to insurance coverage for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome
HD347 Relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases
HD361 Relative to property tax exemptions for veterans
HD369 An Act establishing the genetic engineering transparency food and seed labeling act
HD374 For legislation provide health benefit plan coverage for hearing aids
HD387 Relative to transparency in private utility construction contracts
HD391 Relative to the investment of funds in certain institution engaged in the manufacture, distribution or sale of firearms and weapons
HD407 Relative to exempting certain school supply expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers from the income tax
HD414 For legislation to further regulate the performing of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health
HD460 Relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age
HD469 Relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage
HD486 For legislation to require judicial review of foreclosures on residential mortgages
HD496 For legislation to provide for the establishment of a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change
HD497 Relative to the care of animals in cities and towns
HD501 Relative to expands health insurance coverage for certain acupuncture services, diagnosis and treatment and establishing a commission to investigate the potential for better integrated use of acupuncture services
HD517 Relative to petitions to the Juvenile Court or Probate Court on behalf of certain special juveniles
HD584 For legislation to creates incentives to help promote the adoption of electric vehicles
HD594 Relative to the restoration of oral health benefits for MassHealth recipients
HD595 Relative to common summary of payments forms for health care services
HD611 Relative to the management of early childhood caries among MassHealth patients
SD625 For legislation relative to public investment in fossil fuels.
SD628 For legislation to promote the accessibility, quality and continuity of care for consumers of behavioral health, substance use disorder and mental health services.
HD632 For legislation to further regulate the use of hydraulic fracturing to stimulate the extraction of natural gas
SD633 For legislation relative to home energy efficiency.
HD646 For legislation to establish permanent voter registration for registered voters who move within the Commonwealth
HD658 Relative to retirement benefits for certain employees of the Department of Correction
HD667 Relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility
HD670 Relative to Medicaid expansion
HD678 Relative to the maximum number of patients assigned to a registered nurses or hospital care attendants
HD698 Relative to voting by the instant runoff voting method
SD699 For legislation to promote equal choice a cost savings in health care
HD700 Relative to voting by the instant runoff voting method in primaries
SD707 For legislation to promote purchasing from social enterprises by governmental bodies
HD711 Relative to real estate tax relief for certain owners of residential property
HD722 Relative to cost of living adjustments for retired public employees of the Commonwealth
HD727 For legislation to promote sales tax fairness for small businesses
HD733 For legislation to eliminate the annual fee for veterans distinctive license plates
HD736 Relative to pregnancy, childbirth, or a related condition protection of employees and job applicants
HD764 For legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of group or individual disability, accident or sickness insurance policies
SD765 For legislation relative to the compostion of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
SD784 An Act relative to the disclosure of toxic chemicals in children’s products
HD789 Relative to the effect of certain behavioral health disorders on certain disability insurance policies
HD794 Relative to the labeling of plant seeds
HD796 For legislation to provide for a certain pension to Robert Emmet Fitzgerald, a former State Police Officer, injured while in the performance of his duties as an undercover State Police narcotics officer
HD813 Providing tax exemptions for certain paraplegic veterans
HD826 For legislation to require coverage for community and home-based behavioral health care services for certain children and adolescents with mental health disorders
HD831 For legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing
HD840 Relative to creating higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and other developmental disabilities
HD855 Relative to the placement of children
HD857 Relative to the implementation of strategies for reducing solid waste and increasing recycling in the Commonwealth
HD868 For legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth
HD874 Relative to the donations of leftover food by restaurants and cafeterias
SD906 For legislation to create the Hampden County Commission on the Status of Women and Girls
SD912 For legislation to expand the sale of products by farmer breweries
SD920 For legislation to prevent unnecessary vacancies in foreclosed homes
SD982 Relative to the use of certain insurance underwriting guidelines for homeowners with dogs living on such insured property
SD984 For legislation relative to the office of the child advocate
SD989 For legislation to promote asset development in transitional assistance programs
SD996 For legislation to establish Medicare for all in Massachusetts
SD1001 For legislation to promote restorative justice practices
SD1016 For legislation to promote higher education among employees of human services provider organizations
HD1016 That the Department of Mental Health operate a statewide program to provide mental health consultations to primary care physicians, pediatricians, nurse practitioners and providers of women who suffer from post-partum depression
HD1041 Relative to access to health insurance for human service providers and their employees
HD1046 For legislation to update the contraceptive coverage equity law to require insurance carriers to provide all contraceptive methods without a co-pay
SD1061 For legislation relative to Child-Centered Family Law.
HD1080 Relative to the disposition of public lands with conservation protected status
SD1081 For legislation relative to the distribution of raw milk
SD1092 For legislation to promote energy efficiency and green jobs
SD1094 For legislation relative to Huntington's Disease
HD1097 Relative to providing continuing health insurance coverage for surviving children of police officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty
SD1100 For legislation to regulate central service technicians.
HD1107 For legislation to compare total health care spending with projected single payer health care system spending
SD1110 For legislation to improve the earned income credit for working families
HD1119 For legislation to establish a student loan repayment pilot program to be administered by the Board of Higher Education for licensed social workers
SD1132 For legislation to create a college savings program for every child born in Massachusetts.
HD1151 For legislation to establish a single-payer health insurance trust fund
HD1153 For legislation to create a transitional aid to families with dependent children career pathways trust fund
HD1161 Relative to green energy generation
HD1173 Relative to protecting consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas
HD1234 Relative to tax havens
HD1242 Relative to hydraulic fracturing wastewater
SD1257 For legislation relative to fair election in Massachusetts.
HD1278 For the establishment of a standing commission (including members of the General Court) to review and evaluate all tax expenditures
HD1323 Relative to confining animals in a motor vehicle
HD1325 For legislation to compute and track the individual and collective lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions of all fuels
HD1327 Relative to the reduction of medication waste
HD1343 Relative to providing child care assistance to homeless families
HD1367 For legislation to require owners of rented or foreclosed properties to check for abandoned animals
HD1370 For legislation to strengthen the enforcement of certain dog laws
SD1378 For legislation relative to protecting consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas
SD1383 For legislation to study the feasibility of high-speed rail access between Springfield and Boston
HD1396 For legislation to provide volunteer firefighters with a local option real estate tax exemption
HD1404 Relative to the recovery of emergency response costs for search and rescue operations
SD1404 For legislation relative to corporations, shareholders, and political expenditures
HD1407 For legislation to establish old growth forest reserves in the Commonwealth
HD1412 Relative to the prevention and elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression within the Department of Elder Affairs.
HD1435 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to state and local services provided to veterans
HD1437 Relative to streamlining municipal finance
HD1450 Relative to the jurisdiction of the courts within the Housing Court Department
HD1471 Relative to providing a public education system of sufficient quality
HD1475 Further promoting energy efficiency and green jobs
HD1477 Relative to expanding eligibility for diversion to treatment for criminal offenders
HD1488 Relative to the operation of snowmobiles
HD1497 Relative to the authority of the Attorney General in reviewing certain applications that seeks to increase the supply gas and other non-renewable energy resources available in the Commonwealth
HD1505 Relative to gas leak repairs during road projects
HD1530 Relative to the divestment of state pension funds from holdings in fossil fuel companies
HD1535 Relative to prohibiting the dispensing of food in disposable food service containers made from polystyrene or from expanded polystyrene
HD1575 For legislation to establish penalties for debarred employers, contractors and subcontractors illegally participating in contracts
HD1578 Relative to dental insurance
HD1584 An Act relative to tax credits for agricultural land
HD1587 Relative to license plate tracking
HD1595 Relative to spouses under the definition of family members serving as paid caregivers
SD1616 For legislation relative to net metering, community shared solar and energy storage
HD1650 Relative to junior operator's licenses
SD1654 For legislation to promote efficiency and transparency in economic development
SD1658 For legislation relative to transparency of economic development spending
SD1669 For legislation to reinvest in working families
HD1679 For legislation to establish the Department of Mental Health as the oversight agency for the mental health system within the state prison system
HD1698 Relative to establishing a foreign language education seal of biliteracy for students
SD1698 For legislation to restore community trust in Massachusetts law enforcement
HD1702 Relative to insurance coverage for craniofacial disorders
HD1704 For legislation to establish a Commonwealth underutilized building repair fund within the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency
SD1738 For legislation relative to plastic bag reduction
HD1746 For legislation to create a public health insurance agency to compete with private insurers
HD1749 That cities and towns be authorized to include "transient accommodations" under the room occupancy excise tax
HD1752 For legislation to direct the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency to assess and report on the preparedness plans for a radiological accident at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station and Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant
SD1764 For legislation relative to credit building.
HD1767 For legislation to increase power plant safety preparedness by the Department of Public Health to twenty miles
SD1769 For legislation relative to family financial protection.
HD1776 For legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy
SD1779 For legislation relative to universal pre-kindergarten access.
HD1785 Relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages
SD1785 For legislation relative to the safety and reclamation of quarries.
HD1829 Relative to access to telemedicine services by allowing certain clinicians to be credentialed and to allow for coverage of such services by all payers and the Medicaid program
HD1833 For legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability
HD1852 That the Department of Environmental Protection be notified by manufacturers of products containing toxic chemicals
HD1871 Relative to state contracting for cleaning, maintenance or security guard services
SD1874 For legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity
HD1889 For legislation to prohibits discrimination against veterans in employment decisions
HD1890 For legislation to allocate tax credits for projects sponsored by nonprofits to provide permanent housing for formerly homeless veterans in service-based multifamily property and projects
HD1906 For legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities
HD1907 Relative to establishing the office of the Secretary of the Department of Veterans’ Services in the Governor's cabinet
HD1912 Relative to shelter benefits for veterans
HD1921 Relative to eliminating mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses
HD1935 For legislation to prevent trafficking in ivory and rhino horns
HD1946 For legislation to create a loan repayment program for direct care human service workers
HD1967 Relative to increasing the base for the calculation of cost-of-living increases for retired public employees
HD1972 Relative to the civil commitment of women for alcoholism and substance abuse at the Framingham Correctional Institution
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
HD1995 Relative to rates of compensation payable to counsel
HD2012 For legislation to increase the maximum tax credit allowed for land conservation incentives
HD2015 For legislation to prohibit the sale to minors of electronic devices used to deliver liquid nicotine vapor
HD2034 For legislation to establish a state meat inspection program and enhance the meat and poultry slaughter and processing infrastructure in the Commonwealth
HD2036 For legislation to exempt certain vehicles used exclusively for agricultural purposes from registration requirements
HD2060 Relative to access to capital for business growth in economically distressed communities
HD2070 For legislation to establish a task force to identify and review state laws, regulations, and administrative directives that prescribe requirements for school districts
HD2072 For legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing, and harrassment, without regard to protected class status
HD2086 Relative to accountability for certain corporate political activities
HD2089 For legislation to promote the use of restorative justice practices
HD2106 Relative to public access to the financial statements of candidates for public office and the maintenance of a electronic reporting system statements of financial interests
HD2108 Relative to juvenile mental health and substance abuse
HD2116 Relative to health insurance for surviving spouses under the retirement law
HD2126 Relative to protecting puppies and kittens
HD2130 For legislation to protect bicyclists in bicycle lanes
HD2137 For legislation to define and further protect vulnerable persons on the roads of the Commonwealth
HD2179 Relative to the open meeting law
HD2207 Relative to social media password privacy for school students
HD2211 For legislation to provide the highest quality education through access of innovative and research-based language education instructional programs
HD2297 Relative to net metering, community shared solar and energy storage
HD2308 For legislation to expunge the records of persons falsely accused and juveniles.
HD2330 For legislation to authorize income tax filers to make voluntary contributions to the Massachusetts Cultural Development Fund on their annual income tax returns
HD2336 Relative to the use and protection of pollinators
HD2380 Relative to prohibiting the solitary confinement of inmates twenty-one years of age or younger
HD2382 An Act Strengthening the Massachusetts Home Care Program
HD2388 An Act RELATIVE TO ADULT BASIC EDUCATION ACCESS AND QUALITY
HD2392 Relative to improving disclosure of electioneering communications reports
HD2399 An Act AN ACT CREATING CONSTRUCTION RELEVANCE IN THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM
HD2436 Relative to sexual health education
HD2462 Relative to the retirement benefits of certain employees of the Department of Transitional Assistance and the Department of Housing and Community Development
HD2468 For the establishment of an access to healthcare task force (including members of the General Court) for former foster youth to review the barriers of access to healthcare for youth who are aging out or have aged out of the care of the Department of Children and Families
HD2470 For legislation to promote accessibility and affordability of behavioral health and substance abuse services for recipients of MassHealth
HD2472 Relative to pension benefits for surviving spouses of Department of Children and Families social workers killed in the line of duty
HD2474 Relative to public employees' workers compensation benefits
HD2475 Relative to retirement benefits of certain employees of the Department of Children and Families
HD2476 For legislation to establish secure choice retirement savings plan
HD2477 Relative to protecting Department of Children and Families social workers’ home addresses
HD2480 For legislation to limit retroactive denials of health insurance claims for mental health and substance abuse services
HD2522 For legislation to require business owners to notify employees of their eligibility to purchase or bid on said business prior to transfers of the business
HD2584 Relative to motor vehicle license suspension record privacy
HD2596 Relative to increase the minimum wage for private sector human service workers
HD2653 For legislation to establish a live theater tax credit program
HD2701 For legislation to include offsite fabrication work for qualified projects under the prevailing wage laws of the Commonwealth
HD2725 Relative to the licensing of refrigeration technicians working on residential or light commercial refrigeration systems
HD2743 For legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products
HD2749 Relative to the issuance of tenant/host brewer licenses for the purpose of producing and packaging beer
HD2752 For legislation to require producer responsibility for collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products
HD2770 Relative to the compensation of state employees serving in the Massachusetts National Guard or active reserves
HD2782 Relative to further regulating health care costs and the dispensing of controlled substances
HD2802 Relative to pay equity
HD2835 For legislation to establish a living wage for employees of certain retail stores and fast food restaurants
HD2844 For legislation to increase participation in early childhood care settings
HD2867 For legislation to enhance opportunities for children in the custody of the Commonwealth
HD2903 For legislation to ensure equal access to services for certain residents of the Commonwealth, notwithstanding alienage or immigration status
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
HD2990 For legislation to develop science-based stream-flow standards
HD3007 For the imposition of a tax on certain private institutions of higher learning for the purpose of establishing a separate fund to be known as the educational opportunity for all trust fund
HD3032 Relative to providing written health education information to incarcerated women by correctional institutions
HD3036 Relative to anesthesia insurance coverage for children hospitalized for dental treatment
HD3072 Relative to gender identity and access to public accommodations
HD3114 For legislation to develop a high quality pre-kindergarten education grant program
HD3137 For legislation to establish election day voter registration
HD3156 For legislation to reform pretrial processes
HD3158 For legislation to increase access to mental health services
HD3165 Relative to strengthening and expanding affordable, quality higher education opportunities for residents of the Commonwealth
HD3167 For legislation to authorize public institutions of higher education to retain funds received as in-state tuition
HD3169 For legislation to exempt residents of the Commonwealth from payment of tuition or mandatory curriculum fees at community colleges
HD3173 For legislation to establish a small-scale housing development demonstration program within the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development
HD3174 Relative to requiring insurance carriers to recognize nurse midwives as participating providers
HD3191 Relative to identifying cost-effective energy savings for gas and electric customers in the Commonwealth
HD3220 For legislation to institute programs to respond to sexual violence on higher education campuses
HD3305 For legislation to ensure the payment of at least a living wage to all employees
HD3321 Relative to providing for community-based sentencing alternatives for primary caretakers of dependent children convicted of non-violent crimes
HD3343 For legislation to mandate health insurance coverage for certain brain injury rehabilitation
HD3364 For legislation to provide a waiver of fees to veterans at public institutions of higher learning
HD3397 For legislation to reduce plastic bag pollution
HD3411 For legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program for employees
HD3425 For legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity by enhancing the enforcement and penalties for violations of the controlled substances laws
HD3439 Relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee on Public Counsel Services
HD3450 Relative to reporting requirements of state agencies to the Secretary of the Commonwealth for the maintenance of the Central Registry of Voters
HD3458 An Act relative to reprecincting
HD3463 For the establishment of a Massachusetts 2024 commission on the summer Olympic games
HD3482 For legislation to create a special commission studying cutting, welding and hot work processes regulated by the State Fire Code
HD3501 Relative to establishing an office of rural policy
HD3525 Relative to Superior Court foreclosure procedures
HD3556 For legislation to establish a Hampshire-Franklin Commission on the Status of Women
First Hampshire, Consisting of Hatfield; Northampton; Southampton; Westhampton; Montgomery (Hampden Co.).