Stephen L. DiNatale Representative

D Fitchburg
Stephen L. DiNatale


State House
Room 276
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2676
Fax: 617-722-2236
District Office
Fitchburg Senior Center
14 Wallace Ave, 2nd floor
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Phone: 978- 829-1794
Bill Docket Bill Title
HD45 Relative to the modernization of optometric patient care
SD47 For legislation relative to spouses as caregivers.
HD52 Relative to solid waste disposal facilities
HD54 Relative to reinstituting capital punishment in the Commonwealth
HD65 Relative to strengthening the civil penalties of stop work orders under the workers' compensation statute
HD66 To further regulate workers' compensation
HD78 Relative to charter schools
HD79 Relative to the calculation of special education reimbursement amounts
HD80 For legislation to include transportation costs in the special education reimbursement program
HD124 Relative to the compensation of chief probation officers of the Trial Court
SD140 For legislation to promote transparency in local government.
SD148 For legislation to establish the adopt a senior program
SD159 For legislation relative to home modifications for seniors.
HD162 Relative to the liability of farmers' markets
HD177 Relative to the criteria for the removal of children by the Department of Children and Families
HD178 For legislation to create an independent ombudsman office to oversee certain functions of the Department of Children and Families
HD179 Relative to the prevention of credit card company unfair business practices
HD180 For legislation to authorize owners of interests in real property to execute and record a transfer on death deed to such property
HD181 Relative to real estate tax exemptions of certain veterans
HD188 Relative to the false representation of military status
SD192 For legislation to create the Preservation of Historic Buildings Trust Fund
SD193 An Act to promote American manufacturing
SD206 For legislation to grant property tax relief to seniors
HD226 for legislation to allow non-profits and charities to purchase alcohol from retail package stores for use at charitable events
HD231 For legislation to develop housing plans for families, with minor children, who are being evicted from publicly subsidized housing
HD234 Relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices
HD286 Relative to the payment and preservation of beds in nursing home facilities for recipients of MassHealth benefits
SD317 For legislation to promote the planning and development of sustainable communities
SD343 For legislation relative to the penalty for failure to provide workers' compensation insurance.
HD347 Relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases
HD360 For legislation to establish a firearms and mental health fitness information registry within the Department of Criminal Justice Information Services
HD361 Relative to property tax exemptions for veterans
HD369 An Act establishing the genetic engineering transparency food and seed labeling act
HD387 Relative to transparency in private utility construction contracts
HD393 To increase the property tax deferral for certain persons sixty-five years of age or older
SD407 For legislation to provide access to patient protection services for all Massachusetts citizens
HD407 Relative to exempting certain school supply expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers from the income tax
SD408 For legislation to provide equitable access to behavorial health for MassHealth consumers
SD409 For legislation relative to the observance of a Gold Star Wives Day and a Gold Star Mothers and Families Day
HD431 Relative to establishing a meals tax holiday
HD448 Relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices purchased with a service contract
HD449 For legislation to direct the Department of Education to include a course in civics as a high school graduation requirement
HD454 Relative to senior hoarding
HD459 Requiring health care coverage for the medically necessary treatment for disease, illness, injury, or bodily dysfunction required by a student's individual educational program
HD469 Relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage
HD497 Relative to the care of animals in cities and towns
HD498 Exempting agencies of the Commonwealth and cities and towns from payment of the tax imposed on the sale of gasoline
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
SD507 For legislation to increase the penalty for distracted driving
SD529 Relative to firearm license fees
SD537 For legislation to authorize the Colonel of the State Police, or persons authorized by him, to issue temporary license to carry firearms to certain nonresidents
HD545 Relative to the definition of gender identity as it applies to lawfully segregated facilities
HD580 For legislation to establish a commuter pass program for users of the Massachusetts Turnpike
HD582 For legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the Masshealth Program
HD590 Relative to the lawful sale of guns
HD591 Relative to carrying a firearm while on a recreational vehicle
HD594 Relative to the restoration of oral health benefits for MassHealth recipients
HD609 Relative to secondary metals dealings
HD613 Relative to angel investor tax credits
HD652 That veterans of the armed services be considered residents for the purpose of admission and tuition expenses for state colleges, community colleges or universities
SD655 For legislation relative to the cost of living adjustment for local retirees.
HD658 Relative to retirement benefits for certain employees of the Department of Correction
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
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
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
SD750 For legislation to ensure adequate nursing services at public schools
HD763 Relative to health clubs and the use and deployment of defibrillators
HD765 Relative to establishing First Responders Day
HD772 For legislation to adopt national education standards
SD778 For legislation relative to the criminal history systems board
SD782 For legislation relative to the use of crossbows in hunting
SD800 For legislation to provide suitable flags for the graves of veterans who served in the armed forces.
SD808 For legislation relative to preventing adolescent substance abuse by expanding SBIRT
HD817 Relative to mandating cardiopulmonary resuscitation training in public schools
HD826 For legislation to require coverage for community and home-based behavioral health care services for certain children and adolescents with mental health disorders
HD829 Relative to community access television
HD830 Relative to disposition of court records
HD841 For legislation to exempt municipalities from the gas tax
SD851 For legislation relative to school transportation
HD874 Relative to the donations of leftover food by restaurants and cafeterias
HD876 For legislation to require proof of residency for public benefits
HD878 That the Department of Education be required to reimburse school districts for the cost of transporting "out-of-district" special education students
SD879 For legislation relative to pediatric nursing care facilities
HD883 Relative to the employment of unauthorized workers
HD916 Relative to reducing certain fees associated with veterans' registration plates
HD972 That the Department of Public Health implement a food labeling program for commercially caught, landed and sold saltwater fish
SD984 For legislation relative to the office of the child advocate
HD998 Relative to regional stabilization funds
SD999 For legislation to improve access to child and adolescent mental health services
HD1013 For legislation to provide bonus aid to newly formed regional school districts
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
HD1017 Relative to the powers and duties of regional school districts
HD1019 Relative to the establishment of community benefit districts in cities and towns
HD1027 For legislation to provide equal access to evaluations for children with disabilities
SD1040 For legislation relative to debarment in public contracts.
HD1096 For legislation to exempt regional school transportation funds from the Governor's ability to make reductions due to revenue deficiencies
HD1103 For legislation to prohibit local ordinances or laws regulating firearms and weapons
HD1119 For legislation to establish a student loan repayment pilot program to be administered by the Board of Higher Education for licensed social workers
HD1137 Relative to the occupation of advanced dental hygiene practitioner
HD1173 Relative to protecting consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas
SD1210 For legislation relative to improving state reimbursements for charter schools
SD1219 For legislation relative to charter school tuition payments
HD1220 That the Division of Medical Assistance provide coverage for residential habilitation services for individuals age sixty or older
HD1233 Relative to public utility company vegetation management
HD1234 Relative to tax havens
HD1249 That county commissioners and the sheriffs for the various counties institute a schedule of fees and assess fees to inmates in their custody
HD1250 For legislation to prohibit partial birth abortions
SD1252 For legislation relative to HLTV 111 tests.
HD1260 For legislation to provide visitation rights for great grandparents
HD1269 For legislation to exempt farmers’ markets from certain property taxes
HD1298 For legislation to further define health clinics
SD1302 For legislation relative to consistent firearm licensing practices
HD1318 Relative to creating a pilot program to transfer high acuity behavioral health and dual diagnosis patients away from overcrowded emergency departments
SD1321 For legislation relative to fees at community colleges and state universities
HD1323 Relative to confining animals in a motor vehicle
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
HD1371 For legislation to impose a penalty for the confinement of farm animals in a manner that does not allow them to turn around freely, lie down, stand up, and fully extend their limbs
HD1381 For legislation to increase the annuities paid to certain disabled veterans and their families
HD1388 Relative to establishing a special commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation and study concerning the economic impact of minimum pricing laws on businesses and residents in the Commonwealth
HD1393 Relative to mental health services for children
SD1402 For legislation relative to access to capital for business growth in economically distressed communities
HD1425 For legislation to direct the Division of Medical Assistance to provide coverage for the treatment of opioid dependence
HD1432 Relative to double utility poles
HD1436 Relative to the payment of veterans' benefits
HD1438 Relative to the costs imposed upon the municipal and district ratepayers due to public drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems capital upgrades
HD1439 For legislation to authorize municipal governing bodies to revoke the application of civil service laws to certain positions within said municipalities
SD1445 For legislation relative to a tax credit for hiring recent graduates.
HD1460 For legislation to establish the building code coordinating council
SD1499 For legislation relative to home care services.
HD1505 Relative to gas leak repairs during road projects
HD1527 For legislation to require that certain legislation enacted by the General Court and approved by the Governor contain fiscal notes or local mandate statements
HD1533 Relative to the earned income credit for working families
HD1534 Relative to the use of insanity as criminal defense
SD1543 For legislation to require photo identification to receive a ballot
HD1546 For legislation to regulate the use of trapping devices to take beaver and muskrat
HD1575 For legislation to establish penalties for debarred employers, contractors and subcontractors illegally participating in contracts
HD1588 For legislation to increase the personal care allowance of residents of long-term care facilities
HD1591 Relative to descendants email access and procedures
HD1595 Relative to spouses under the definition of family members serving as paid caregivers
HD1609 For legislation to establish a educational mandate working group
HD1629 Relative to school transportation
HD1639 For legislation to require health care coverage for certain medically necessary therapy or treatment required by students
HD1649 For legislation to establish a parent child testimonial privilege
SD1654 For legislation to promote efficiency and transparency in economic development
HD1656 Relative to the process for collecting delinquent property taxes
SD1658 For legislation relative to transparency of economic development spending
HD1663 Relative to certain civil infractions
HD1679 For legislation to establish the Department of Mental Health as the oversight agency for the mental health system within the state prison system
HD1718 Relative to school attendance
SD1726 For legislation to promote transparency and cost control of pharmaceutical drug prices.
SD1727 For legislation to create construction relevance in the economic development incentive program.
HD1776 For legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy
SD1785 For legislation relative to the safety and reclamation of quarries.
HD1801 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study vocational-technical schools
HD1813 Relative to energy efficiency funds generated by municipal light plants
HD1819 Relative to the State Retiree Benefits Trust Fund Board of Directors
HD1824 For legislation to provide insurance coverage for certain medically necessary treatment for speech therapy, disease, illness, injury or bodily dysfunction
HD1833 For legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability
HD1846 For legislation to regulate sex offender registration in the 21st century
SD1848 For legislation relative to enhanced housing authority screening
HD1849 For legislation relative to juvenile intimidation of witnesses, jurors and persons furnishing information in connection with criminal proceedings
SD1851 For legislation relative to prevention of EBT fraud
HD1862 For legislation to authorize municipalities to assess certain taxes for financing regional transportation needs and investments
HD1864 Strengthening the quality and efficiency of home health care services
HD1875 Relative to the transportation of firearms by non-residents
HD1892 An Act relative to criminal record checks for referees
HD1899 For the establishment of a special commission on the eye care and vision health needs of the Commonwealth
HD1911 Relative to the tax on gross gaming revenues, the waiting period for certain former public officials to be employed by gaming licensees and prohibiting financial assistance from state funds for gaming licensees
HD1921 Relative to eliminating mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses
HD1943 For legislation to allow municipalities to exempt small projects from the prevailing wage law
HD1945 For legislation to allow for the lawful sale of inert ammunition components from certain out of state vendors to lawfully licensed Massachusetts gun owners
SD1947 For legislation relative to the creation of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Finance Control Board
HD1953 Authorizing the State Retirement Board to pay a certain retirement benefit to Virginia Wise the surviving spouse of Raymond Wise an officer of the Bridgewater State College police department
HD1957 For legislation to establish a prison mitigation fund for cities and towns hosting Department of Correction facilities
HD1985 Relative to instruments used for the muffling of noise from the firing of firearms
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
HD2050 Relative to net metering by utility companies
HD2063 For legislation to direct the Commissioner of Agricultural Resources to establish a livestock care and standards board to ensure the humane keeping and treatment of livestock
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
HD2081 Relative to baseline concussion testing for student athletes
HD2163 Relative to the creation and maintenance of a searchable public online database of sites available for development in cities and towns
HD2177 For legislation to assure fair and adequate municipal gap funding for municipalities
HD2218 For legislation to provide for an income tax deduction for purchases of a gun safes
HD2222 Relative to sales tax exemptions for gun safes and trigger locks
HD2225 For the promulgation of regulations by the Director of Fisheries and Wildlife for the use and possession of shotgun ammunition types for the purposes of hunting
HD2260 Relative the pay of first responders out of work due to needle stick injuries suffered in the line of duty
HD2267 Relative to the formula for district reimbursement through the special education circuit breaker
HD2269 Relative to establishing an insurance program for municipalities in relation to special education costs
HD2294 For legislation to require learners or apprentices employed by a journeyman electrician to be registered with the Division of Apprentice Training
HD2325 Relative to parental notification for out-of-school-district counseling referrals
HD2330 For legislation to authorize income tax filers to make voluntary contributions to the Massachusetts Cultural Development Fund on their annual income tax returns
HD2368 Relative to access to child and adolescent mental health services
HD2441 An Act relative to aggregated gas power
HD2455 Relative to providing tax incentives for small scale commercial development for gateway cities
HD2456 Relative to stabilizing the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities
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
HD2528 Relative to the personnel record notifications
HD2530 Relative to the payment of wages
HD2531 Relative to non discrimination training in the workplace
HD2533 Relative to employee reference liability
HD2534 Relative to employment discrimination
HD2536 For legislation to authorize municipalities to invest in credit unions
HD2537 Establishing a personal finance, civic responsibility and general legal high school social studies curriculum
HD2538 Relative to the taxation of inventory
HD2587 Relative to the registered land in the office of an assistant recorder
HD2615 That banks be required to mediate in good faith with homeowners to identify alternative resolutions before starting foreclosures
HD2618 For legislation to require photo-identification for persons voting in elections
HD2653 For legislation to establish a live theater tax credit program
HD2671 (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to authorize the city of Lawrence to establish a program for enforcement against illegal dumping
HD2713 That non-moving violations shall not be considered surchargeable incidents under the motor vehicle insurance law
HD2722 For legislation to provide tax credits for the rehabilitation of historic properties for mixed commercial and residential uses
HD2726 For legislation to permit the carrying of unloaded shotguns and rifles on public ways
HD2741 For legislation to provide emergency aid to certain elderly and disabled residents
HD2749 Relative to the issuance of tenant/host brewer licenses for the purpose of producing and packaging beer
HD2780 Relative to local control of liquor licenses
HD2789 Relative to state retirement and pensions
HD2818 Relative to administering the medical assistance programs
HD2819 (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to establish the maximum age for school attendance in the city of Lawrence
HD2826 Relative to vacant, foreclosing and foreclosed property
HD2833 Relative to the selling of malt beverages or malt beverage products produced by the pub brewery
HD2867 For legislation to enhance opportunities for children in the custody of the Commonwealth
HD2906 Further clarifying the rehabilitation of property under the Housing Development Incentive Program
HD2908 For legislation to prohibit the use of geographic locations in determining risk classifications relative to motor vehicle surcharges
HD2941 Relative to certified professional midwives
HD2946 Relative to amending spousal support payments by wage assignment and account garnishment
HD2948 For legislation to further regulate the sale of tobacco products to teenagers
HD2976 Relative to utility data transparency and access
HD2983 Relative to child and adolescent mental health services
HD3034 For legislation to establish trust fund to protect citizens of the Commonwealth and municipalities impacted by the mortgage foreclosure crisis
HD3037 Relative to the accountability of public funds used for wind and solar projects contained on the web site maintained by the Mass Clean Energy Center
HD3042 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to examine the status of wild striped bass in the Commonwealth
HD3052 Relative to the adoption of children
HD3088 Relative to higher education capital investment in gateway cities or abutting municipalities
HD3114 For legislation to develop a high quality pre-kindergarten education grant program
HD3156 For legislation to reform pretrial processes
HD3160 Relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services
HD3165 Relative to strengthening and expanding affordable, quality higher education opportunities for residents of the Commonwealth
HD3166 Relative to improving student achievement in underperforming or chronically underperforming schools
HD3173 For legislation to establish a small-scale housing development demonstration program within the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development
HD3200 For legislation to protect tenants and prevent vacancies in foreclosed homes
HD3219 Relative to providing for a tax deduction for income attributable to the discharge of debt on principal residences including debt reduced through mortgage restructuring
HD3250 Relative to veterans preference for public housing
HD3273 Relative to the rights of certain expelled students to cross examine witnesses at the administrative hearing level
HD3296 For legislation to ensure charter school transparency and public accountability
HD3311 Relative to the implementation or use of partnership for assessment for readiness for college and career assessments
HD3364 For legislation to provide a waiver of fees to veterans at public institutions of higher learning
HD3372 For legislation to provide health care coverage for medically necessary treatment for speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, disease, illness, injury or bodily dysfunction which are required by a student’s individual educational program
HD3425 For legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity by enhancing the enforcement and penalties for violations of the controlled substances laws
HD3525 Relative to Superior Court foreclosure procedures
HD3620 An Act regulating fees relating to the sale and usage of propane gas

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator

Education & Public Service

  • Fitchburg State College; B.S. Sociology
  • St. Bernard’s Central Catholic H.S
  • Mass. House (2007- present)
  • Fitchburg City Council (2003 - 2006)
  • Fitchburg School Committee (1999 - 2003)
Third Worcester, Consisting of Fitchburg; Lunenburg: Precinct B.