Paul W. Mark Representative

D Peru
Paul W. Mark


State House
Room 472
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2013
Fax: 617-626-0249
District Office
P.O. Box 114
Dalton, MA 01227
Phone: 413-464-5635

Committee Membership

Bill Docket Bill Title
SD11 For legislation relative to the humane treatment of disabled persons
HD45 Relative to the modernization of optometric patient care
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
SD123 For legislation to establish an Office of Rural Policy.
HD124 Relative to the compensation of chief probation officers of the Trial Court
SD128 For legislation relative to just cause terminations.
SD141 For legislation relative to volunteer ambulance service
SD254 For legislation to authorize voluntary income tax return contributions to the Massachusetts Fire Fighters Academy Trust Fund
SD285 For legislation to combat climate change.
HD292 Relative to expanding eligibility for certain dental providers to access the loan repayment program offered by the Department of Public Health
SD317 For legislation to promote the planning and development of sustainable communities
SD367 For legislation relative to Congo conflict minerals.
HD369 An Act establishing the genetic engineering transparency food and seed labeling act
HD414 For legislation to further regulate the performing of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health
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
HD556 Relative to joint and last survivor allowances paid under the contributory retirement system
HD580 For legislation to establish a commuter pass program for users of the Massachusetts Turnpike
HD589 Relative to establishing a grants program to increase dental services to Medicaid eligible patients
HD595 Relative to common summary of payments forms for health care services
HD609 Relative to secondary metals dealings
SD609 For legislation relative to waste-to-energy facilities.
SD617 For legislation relative to the Berkshire County Regional Housing Authority.
SD625 For legislation relative to public investment in fossil fuels.
HD632 For legislation to further regulate the use of hydraulic fracturing to stimulate the extraction of natural gas
SD638 For legislation to establish a motorcycle safety fund.
SD649 For legislation relative to SMART retirement plan fees.
HD678 Relative to the maximum number of patients assigned to a registered nurses or hospital care attendants
HD680 For an the establishment of a special commission (including members of the General Court) on local and regional public health
SD680 For legislation relative to the closing of hospital essential services
SD699 For legislation to promote equal choice a cost savings in health care
SD718 For legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the MassHealth program
HD735 For legislation to authorize the Department of Telecommunications and Cable and the Department of Public Utilities to regulate the use of double utility poles
HD736 Relative to pregnancy, childbirth, or a related condition protection of employees and job applicants
HD751 For legislation to authorize the Commissioner of Insurance to set labor rates paid by insurance companies to auto repairers
SD765 For legislation relative to the compostion of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
HD794 Relative to the labeling of plant seeds
SD982 Relative to the use of certain insurance underwriting guidelines for homeowners with dogs living on such insured property
HD1044 Relative to the periodic inspections of elevators and lifts
HD1046 For legislation to update the contraceptive coverage equity law to require insurance carriers to provide all contraceptive methods without a co-pay
SD1081 For legislation relative to the distribution of raw milk
HD1097 Relative to providing continuing health insurance coverage for surviving children of police officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty
HD1107 For legislation to compare total health care spending with projected single payer health care system spending
HD1119 For legislation to establish a student loan repayment pilot program to be administered by the Board of Higher Education for licensed social workers
HD1151 For legislation to establish a single-payer health insurance trust fund
HD1152 For legislation to allow teachers currently employed and receiving compensation to serve on the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
SD1202 For legislation relative to building real incentives for college savings
HD1230 Relative to abusive or hostile work environments
HD1234 Relative to tax havens
SD1257 For legislation relative to fair election in Massachusetts.
HD1322 For legislation to exempt employees of a public school districts from fees associated with background checks
HD1367 For legislation to require owners of rented or foreclosed properties to check for abandoned animals
HD1392 For legislation to require hospitals to conduct annual public meetings
HD1396 For legislation to provide volunteer firefighters with a local option real estate tax exemption
HD1407 For legislation to establish old growth forest reserves in the Commonwealth
HD1430 For legislation to require governing bodies of hospitals licensed by the Department of Public Health to complete a trustee training program
HD1471 Relative to providing a public education system of sufficient quality
HD1475 Further promoting energy efficiency and green jobs
SD1499 For legislation relative to home care services.
HD1533 Relative to the earned income credit for working families
HD1584 An Act relative to tax credits for agricultural land
HD1587 Relative to license plate tracking
HD1593 For legislation to require transparency in solicitations via telephone and similar devices
SD1629 For legislation to provide equal access to medical treatments essential for people with autism.
HD1641 Relative to death benefits to surviving spouses of call and volunteer firefighters
HD1656 Relative to the process for collecting delinquent property taxes
HD1670 For legislation relative to the establishment of a Medicaid and health care reform FMAP trust fund
HD1674 Relative to providing care and comfort for the terminally ill
HD1684 An Act related to unfunded mandates on public schools
HD1730 Relative to hospital profit transparency and fairness and the establishment of a Medicaid reimbursement enhancement fund
SD1762 For legislation relative to universal early education and full-day kindergarten.
SD1775 For legislation relative to the special election in the city known as the town of Greenfield.
HD1776 For legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy
HD1785 Relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages
HD1833 For legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability
HD1899 For the establishment of a special commission on the eye care and vision health needs of the Commonwealth
HD1935 For legislation to prevent trafficking in ivory and rhino horns
HD1967 Relative to increasing the base for the calculation of cost-of-living increases for retired public employees
HD1995 Relative to rates of compensation payable to counsel
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
HD2053 For legislation to promote farm viability
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
HD2111 Relative to disclosures by individuals or entities making independent expenditures for electioneering communications
HD2115 Relative to the training of persons supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
HD2207 Relative to social media password privacy for school students
HD2310 For legislation to authorize municipalities to reduce the real property tax obligations of persons over the age of sixty in exchange for volunteer service
HD2336 Relative to the use and protection of pollinators
HD2392 Relative to improving disclosure of electioneering communications reports
HD2433 For legislation to further define standards of employee safety
HD2436 Relative to sexual health education
HD2472 Relative to pension benefits for surviving spouses of Department of Children and Families social workers killed in the line of duty
HD2477 Relative to protecting Department of Children and Families social workers’ home addresses
HD2615 That banks be required to mediate in good faith with homeowners to identify alternative resolutions before starting foreclosures
HD2756 For legislation designate October 18 as inflammatory breast cancer awareness day
HD2802 Relative to pay equity
HD2835 For legislation to establish a living wage for employees of certain retail stores and fast food restaurants
HD2943 For legislation to further regulate expenditures for mortgages from the Community Preservation Trust Fund
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
HD3168 An Act providing certain property owners with royalties related to the extraction of natural gas
HD3169 For legislation to exempt residents of the Commonwealth from payment of tuition or mandatory curriculum fees at community colleges
HD3191 Relative to identifying cost-effective energy savings for gas and electric customers in the Commonwealth
HD3298 Relative to establishing a right to counsel in certain eviction cases
HD3405 For legislation to increase the annual stipend for members of the Commonwealth’s hazardous material response teams
HD3411 For legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program for employees
HD3419 For legislation to further regulate vendors providing emergency housing assistance
HD3439 Relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee on Public Counsel Services
HD3463 For the establishment of a Massachusetts 2024 commission on the summer Olympic games
HD3471 For legislation to further regulate registries of deeds
HD3493 For legislation to expand coverage and access to behavioral health services
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

Personal Information

Profession: Attorney/Line Technician/Legislator
Spouse: Cassandra

Education & Public Service

  • Springfield Technical Community College
  • Southern New Hampshire University
  • University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • Suffolk University Law School & Northeastern University
  • Chair, Hancock Democratic Town Committee
Second Berkshire, Consisting of Dalton; Hinsdale; Peru; Pittsfield: Ward 1: Precinct B; Savoy; Windsor; Bernardston (Franklin Co.); Charlemont (Franklin Co.); Colrain (Franklin Co.); Greenfield (Franklin Co.); Hawley (Franklin Co.); Heath (Franklin Co.); Leyden (Franklin Co.); Monroe (Franklin Co.); Northfield (Franklin Co.); Rowe (Franklin Co.).