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Stephen Kulik Representative

D Worthington
Stephen Kulik

Addresses

State House
Room 238
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2380
Fax: 617-722-2847
Email: Stephen.Kulik@mahouse.gov
District Office
1 Sugarloaf Street
South Deerfield, MA 01373
Phone: 413-665-7200
Fax: 413-665-7101

Committee Membership

Bill Docket Bill Title
S.22 SD136 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 22) of Gale D. Candaras, John W. Scibak, Stephen L. DiNatale, Alan Silvia and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a loan repayment program for direct care human service workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.61 HD675 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 61) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to vacancies in the office of Governor or Lieutenant-Governor. Election Laws.
H.63 HD48 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by proposal, House, No. 63) of William M. Straus and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to absentee voting by qualified voters of the Commonwealth. Election Laws.
H.73 HD1238 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 73) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to spouses under the definition of family members serving as paid caregivers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.135 HD364 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 135) of James J. O'Day and others relative to housing and support services to unaccompanied homeless youth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.185 HD516 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 185) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to licensing massage therapists. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.235 HD2891 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 235) of Jay R. Kaufman and others for legislation to establish a process to identify toxic chemical substances used in consumer products. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.256 HD2161 By Mr. Mirra of West Newbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 256) of Leonard Mirra and others that the Division of Professional Licensure amend the Uniform State Plumbing Code and associated regulations to include a category of agricultural buildings and operations. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.267 HD999 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 267) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.274 HD2820 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 274) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to the occupation of advanced dental hygiene practitioner. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.288 SD1653 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 288) of Harriette L. Chandler, Richard T. Moore, Bruce E. Tarr, Jennifer L. Flanagan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Commonwealth's nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
H.302 HD3337 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 302) of Chris Walsh and others relative to the sale of alcohol on Sundays. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.457 HD2923 By Representatives Peisch of Wellesley and Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 457) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the quality of education by reviving the foundation budget review commission. Education.
H.477 HD2656 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 477) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to improve quality in early education centers and providing better access to quality early education and care. Education.
H.545 HD1602 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 545) of Kay Khan and others relative to residential habilitation services for individuals age sixty or older. Elder Affairs.
H.555 HD1740 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 555) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others that the Division of Medical Assistance provide coverage for residential habilitation services for individuals age sixty or older. Elder Affairs.
S.585 SD189 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 585) of Michael O. Moore, Tom Sannicandro, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a commission on the funding needs for quality public higher education. Higher Education.
H.627 HD634 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 627) of Denise Provost and others relative to to initiative and referendum petitions. Election Laws.
H.651 HD1034 By Representatives Walz of Boston and Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 651) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to further regulate the financing of political campaigns. Election Laws.
H.686 HD1345 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 686) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to further regulate the operation of piggeries based on their impact on air and water quality. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.715 HD789 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 715) of Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation to establish a snowmobile educational safety program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.717 HD791 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 717) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to the distribution of raw milk. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.726 HD2553 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 726) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to increase the membership of the board of agriculture within the Department of Agricultural Resources. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.772 HD783 By Representatives Orrall of Lakeville and Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 772) of Keiko M. Orrall and others relative allowable activities on land under an agricultural preservation restriction. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.802 HD850 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 802) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to further regulate the sale and disposal of mercury added thermostats. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.803 HD1092 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 803) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require producer responsibility for collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.814 HD512 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator McGee, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 814) of Ellen Story, Thomas M. McGee and others that manufacturers of mercury-added lamps implement a recycling program. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.828 HD606 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 828) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to prohibiting the sale, installation and disposal of mercury thermostats. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.863 HD122 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 863) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
S.967 SD310 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 967) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Steven S. Howitt, Richard T. Moore, James M. Cantwell and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the powers of town moderators. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1025 HD1189 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1025) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the SHINE health insurance counseling program. Health Care Financing.
H.1035 HD699 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1035) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to establish a single-payer health insurance trust fund. Health Care Financing.
H.1049 HD630 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1049) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the Masshealth Program. Health Care Financing.
H.1086 HD502 By Mr. Sullivan of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1086) of David B. Sullivan and others for legislation to maintain faculty and college excellence in the Commonwealth. Higher Education.
H.1127 HD3170 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1127) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to provide financing for the production and preservation of housing for low and moderate income residents. Housing.
S.1226 SD1080 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1226) of James B. Eldridge, Anne M. Gobi, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Paul W. Mark and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to death benefits to surviving spouses of firefighters and other emergency personnel. Public Service.
S.1400 SD122 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1400) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Anne M. Gobi, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize voluntary income tax return contributions to the Massachusetts Fire Fighters Academy Trust Fund. Revenue.
S.1630 SD461 By Mr. Rosenberg, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1630) of Stanley C. Rosenberg, Benjamin B. Downing, Gale D. Candaras, Garrett J. Bradley and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the protection of the commercial value of artists, entertainers, and other notable personalities. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.1630 HD125 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1630) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further regulate the performance of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health . The Judiciary.
S.1635 SD969 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1635) of Stephen M. Brewer, Stephen Kulik, Todd M. Smola, Benjamin B. Downing and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote environmentally sound transportation of agricultural products. Transportation.
H.1750 HD2258 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1750) of Michael J. Moran and others for legislation to establish employment rights for certain domestic workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1854 SD1865 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr, Brian M. Ashe, Bruce J. Ayers, Jay F. Barrows and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote motor vehicle safety. Transportation.
H.1981 HD39 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1981) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to the modernization of optometric patient care. Public Health.
H.2009 HD986 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2009) of Kay Khan, Paul J. Donato and others relative to further regulating health care costs and the dispensing of controlled substances. Public Health.
H.2017 HD655 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2017) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to prohibit the participation of health care professionals in the torture and abuse of prisoners. Public Health.
S.2020 SD2003 By Mr. Downing, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Benjamin B. Downing and Stephen Kulik for legislation relative to the Massachusetts Broadband Institute. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.2028 SD1997 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Marc R. Pacheco, Frank I. Smizik, Stanley C. Rosenberg, Michael Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for the establishment of a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.2051 SD2023 By Mr. Downing, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Benjamin B. Downing and Stephen Kulik (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Chesterfield to continue the employment of Police Chief Gary Wickland. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.2083 HD2606 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2083) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to providing for a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants. Public Health.
H.2092 HD126 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2092) of Ellen Story and others relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age. Public Health.
H.2161 HD207 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2161) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to authorize non-profit or charitable organizations to apply for waivers to the elevator inspection fees. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2167 HD2566 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2167) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to decrease the frequency of required elevator inspections in small towns from annually to every five years. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2183 HD2720 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2183) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to the minimum age for issuance of firearms identification cards. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2370 HD2328 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2370) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to the retirement benefits of state police dispatchers. Public Service.
H.2549 HD1090 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2549) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the taxation of persons primarily engaged in agriculture, farming or commercial fishing. Revenue.
H.2593 HD2701 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2593) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to increase the tobacco excise tax, supplement the Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund and reduce youth tobacco consumption. Revenue.
H.2930 HD895 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2930) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to remove the regulatory authority of the Department of Telecommunications and Cable from jurisdiction over wireless service. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2935 HD2367 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2935) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to the use of coal as an energy resource in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2943 HD1105 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2943) of Jonathan Hecht and others for legislation to include noncarbonated non-alcoholic beverages in the bottle law, so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2961 HD2573 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2961) of Paul W. Mark, Denise Andrews and Stephen Kulik for legislation to prohibit purchase agreements for electricity supplied by noncertified nuclear energy generation facilities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2979 HD2647 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2979) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to energy efficiency programs and green jobs. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3102 HD2561 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3102) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to authorize the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to issue distinctive registration plates for fire fighters. Transportation.
H.3264 HD1926 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3264) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others for legislation to prohibit subdivisions of the Commonwealth from further restricting the use or possession of firearms. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3284 HD3119 By Representatives Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield and Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3284) of Tricia Farley-Bouvier and others for legislation to improve the transportation system in the Commonwealth to encourage economic stability and growth through job retention and development. Transportation.
H.3296 HD3319 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3296) of Kate Hogan and others relative to adjusting unemployment insurance for agricultural workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.3301 HD3327 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3301) of Kate Hogan and others relative to managing traffic at certain retail agricultural businesses. Transportation.
H.4037 Text of an amendment (offered by Mr. DeLeo of Winthrop and other members of the House) to the Senate Bill enhancing protection for victims of domestic violence (Senate, No. 1897). April 8, 2014.

State Representative Stephen Kulik (D-Worthington), has served in the Massachusetts House since 1993. He represents the First Franklin District, comprised of 16 small communities stretching from the Hampshire Hilltowns to the Quabbin Reservoir. Prior to entering the legislature, he served as a Worthington Selectman and Planning Board member, and was president of the Massachusetts Municipal Association.

Steve’s work in the House has focused on issues of importance to rural communities, including education funding, land use policy, agriculture, local aid, and environmental protection. He is the founder and co-chair of the Legislative Small Town and Rural Caucus. He serves as Vice-Chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator

Education & Public Service

  • Newton Junior College
  • Northeastern University
  • University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • Worthington Selectman (1983-1994); Massachusetts Municipal Association (President, 1993)
  • Massachusetts Selectmens Association (President, 1991)
  • Hampshire County Commissioner (1989-1992); Worthington Planning Board (1979-1983)
  • Mass. House 1993 to Present
First Franklin, Consisting of Ashfield; Buckland; Conway; Deerfield; Leverett; Montague; Shelburne; Shutesbury; Sunderland; Whately; Chester (Hampden Co.); Chesterfield (Hampshire Co.); Cummington (Hampshire Co); Goshen (Hampshire Co); Huntington (Hampshire Co.); Middlefield (Hampshire Co); Plainfield (Hampshire Co.); Williamsburg (Hampshire Co.); Worthington (Hampshire Co.)

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