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
SD47 For legislation relative to spouses as caregivers.
SD123 For legislation to establish an Office of Rural Policy.
SD194 For legislation to establish a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change
SD255 For legislation relative to horse riding instructor’s licenses.
SD256 For legislation to clarify deadlines for submission of applications for land under Chapter 61a.
SD257 For legislation to clarify the allowance of land under chapter 61b
SD317 For legislation to promote the planning and development of sustainable communities
HD369 Relative to the labeling of genetically engineered food
SD516 For legislation to ensure accountability in the Department of Transitional Assistance
HD531 An Act to establish estate tax valuation for farms
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.
SD633 For legislation relative to home energy efficiency.
SD670 For legislation to sustain community preservation revenue
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
SD889 For legislation to protect the natural and historic resources of the Commonwealth
SD1021 For legislation to protect access to confidential healthcare.
SD1081 For legislation relative to the distribution of raw milk
SD1189 For legislation relative to women’s health and economic equity
SD1285 For legislation to establish community benefit districts
SD1315 For legislation relative to exemptions from taxation of structures and buildings essential to the operation of agricultural and horticultural lands
SD1362 For legislation relative to student sex education.
SD1421 For legislation to update public health laws.
HD1584 Relative to the valuation of agricultural land
HD1684 An Act related to unfunded mandates on public schools
HD1739 An Act relative to retirement benefits of emergency dispatchers in Amherst
HD2388 An Act RELATIVE TO ADULT BASIC EDUCATION ACCESS AND QUALITY
HD3721 By Representative Straus of Mattapoisett and Senator DeMacedo, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William M. Straus, Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to capturing and trapping furbearing mammals. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.144 HD1019 By Mr. Crighton of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 144) of Brendan P. Crighton and others relative to the establishment of community benefit districts in cities and towns. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.187 HD2749 By Representative Ferguson of Holden and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 187) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to the issuance of tenant/host brewer licenses for the purpose of producing and packaging beer. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.236 HD2907 By Mr. Mirra of West Newbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 236) 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.245 HD1785 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 245) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.358 HD1013 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 358) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others for legislation to provide bonus aid to newly formed regional school districts. Education.
H.359 HD1017 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 359) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to the powers and duties of regional school districts. Education.
H.386 HD2207 By Messrs. Gordon of Bedford and Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 386) of Kenneth I. Gordon, James M. Cantwell and others relative to social media password privacy for school students. Education.
H.448 HD2436 By Messrs. O'Day of West Boylston and Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 448) of James J. O'Day, Paul Brodeur and others relative to sexual health education. Education.
H.456 HD2070 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 456) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for legislation to establish a task force to identify and review state laws, regulations, and administrative directives that prescribe requirements for school districts. Education.
H.494 HD1322 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 494) of Thomas M. Stanley and others for legislation to exempt employees of a public school districts from fees associated with background checks. Education.
H.520 HD2456 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 520) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to stabilizing the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
H.623 HD1080 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 623) of Ruth B. Balser, James B. Eldridge and others relative to the disposition of public lands with conservation protected status. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.652 HD2285 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 652) 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.689 HD536 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 689) of Kate Hogan and others that cities and towns be authorized to establish agricultural commissions for the promotion and development of the agricultural resources. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.697 HD1852 By Representative Kaufman of Lexington and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 697) of Jay R. Kaufman, Kenneth J. Donnelly and others that the Department of Environmental Protection be notified by manufacturers of products containing toxic chemicals. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.731 HD2007 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 731) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for legislation to establish an advisory committee on the protection of honeybees in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.733 HD1771 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 733) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to noise pollution. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.752 HD496 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 752) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to provide for the establishment of a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.761 HD794 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 761) of Ellen Story and others relative to the labeling of plant seeds. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.813 HD3160 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 813) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
H.871 HD595 By Representative Hogan of Stow and Senator Spilka, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 871) of Kate Hogan and others relative to common summary of payments forms for health care services. Financial Services.
H.924 HD2476 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 924) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to establish secure choice retirement savings plan. Financial Services.
H.944 HD343 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 944) of John W. Scibak and others relative to insurance coverage for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome. Financial Services.
H.948 HD1046 By Messrs. Scibak of South Hadley and Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 948) of John W. Scibak and others for legislation to update the contraceptive coverage equity law to require insurance carriers to provide all contraceptive methods without a co-pay. Financial Services.
H.953 HD1702 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 953) of John W. Scibak and others relative to insurance coverage for craniofacial disorders. Financial Services.
H.966 HD1658 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 966) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to preserving eligibility for the PACE program and certain waivered services. Health Care Financing.
H.1000 HD3451 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1000) of Kevin G. Honan and Stephen Kulik relative to community health center reimbursements. Health Care Financing.
H.1055 HD2540 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1055) of Paul W. Mark and others for legislation to increase the share of courses taught by full-time tenure and tenure-track faculty. Higher Education.
H.1479 HD3146 By Mr. Mannal of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1479) of Brian R. Mannal and others for legislation to increase the penalties for violations of certain hunting laws. The Judiciary.
H.1531 HD1776 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1531) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy. The Judiciary.
H.1577 HD3072 By Representatives Rushing of Boston and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1577) of Byron Rushing and others relative to gender identity and access to public accommodations. The Judiciary.
H.1608 HD414 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1608) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further regulate the performing of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health . The Judiciary.
H.1733 HD2802 By Representatives Livingstone of Boston and Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1733) of Jay D. Livingstone and others relative to pay equity. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1769 HD736 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1769) of Ellen Story and others relative to pregnancy, childbirth, or a related condition protection of employees and job applicants. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1771 HD2072 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1771) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing, and harrassment, without regard to protected class status. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1812 HD2470 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1812) of James J. O'Day and others for legislation to promote accessibility and affordability of behavioral health and substance abuse services for recipients of MassHealth. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1835 HD998 By Mrs. Ferguson of Holden, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1835) of Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to regional stabilization funds. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1867 HD3556 By Ms. Story of Amherst, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1867) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to establish a Hampshire-Franklin Commission on the Status of Women. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1911 HD2972 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1911) of Nick Collins and others for legislation to establish a state health service corps within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services to ensure the quality, affordability and access to primary and preventive health care throughout the Commonwealth. Public Health.
H.1959 HD680 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1959) of Denise C. Garlick and others for an the establishment of a special commission (including members of the General Court) on local and regional public health. Public Health.
H.1983 HD2600 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1983) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to the use of epinephrine, adrenaline or other agents by optometrists in the treatment of anaphylaxis. Public Health.
H.1991 HD1674 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1991) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to providing care and comfort for the terminally ill. Public Health.
H.1992 HD846 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1992) of Jay R. Kaufman and others relative to establishing a board of registration in naturopathy and further regulating naturopathic health care. Public Health.
H.1996 HD2782 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1996) of Kay Khan and others relative to further regulating health care costs and the dispensing of controlled substances. Public Health.
H.2047 HD1904 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2047) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to increase eye and vision care access in rural and underserved communities. Public Health.
H.2050 HD2015 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2050) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to prohibit the sale to minors of electronic devices used to deliver liquid nicotine vapor. Public Health.
H.2051 HD3487 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2051) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to increase access to vaccines. Public Health.
H.2066 HD1535 By Representative Smizik of Brookline and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2066) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to prohibiting the dispensing of food in disposable food service containers made from polystyrene or from expanded polystyrene. Public Health.
H.2067 HD2743 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2067) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products. Public Health.
H.2070 HD460 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2070) of Ellen Story and others relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age. Public Health.
H.2120 HD1945 By Mr. D'Emilia of Bridgewater, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2120) of Angelo L. D'Emilia and others for legislation to allow for the lawful sale of inert ammunition components from certain out of state vendors to lawfully licensed Massachusetts gun owners. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2150 HD325 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2150) of David Paul Linsky and Stephen Kulik for legislation to authorize non-profit or charitable organizations to apply for waivers to the elevator inspection fees. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2154 HD2525 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2154) 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.2196 HD1460 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2196) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to establish the building code coordinating council. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2313 HD2444 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2313) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to increasing pension benefits for certain retired teachers and public employees. Public Service.
H.2315 HD2453 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2315) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to requiring a civil service examinations for certain positions in the Department of Transitional Assistance and the Department of Housing and Community Development. Public Service.
H.2317 HD2462 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2317) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to the retirement benefits of certain employees of the Department of Transitional Assistance and the Department of Housing and Community Development. Public Service.
H.2353 HD1345 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2353) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to the retirement benefits of state police dispatchers. Public Service.
H.2385 HD2474 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2385) of James J. O'Day and others relative to public employees' workers compensation benefits. Public Service.
H.2425 HD658 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2425) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to retirement benefits for certain employees of the Department of Correction. Public Service.
H.2491 HD2058 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2491) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the timely filing of application in municipalities with programs of revaluation. Revenue.
H.2513 HD612 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2513) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the sale of tax exempt property sold by religious and charitable organizations. Revenue.
H.2547 HD2330 By Mr. Hunt of Sandwich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2547) of Randy Hunt and others for legislation to authorize income tax filers to make voluntary contributions to the Massachusetts Cultural Development Fund on their annual income tax returns. Revenue.
H.2852 HD2297 By Messrs. Calter of Kingston and Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2852) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to net metering, community shared solar and energy storage. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2867 HD821 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2867) of Stephen L. DiNatale, Stephen Kulik and Sheila C. Harrington relative to telephone services in municipalities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2870 HD1173 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2870) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to protecting consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2871 HD1505 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2871) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to gas leak repairs during road projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2911 HD2050 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2911) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to net metering by utility companies. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2912 HD3191 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2912) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to identifying cost-effective energy savings for gas and electric customers in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.2925 HD3463 By Messrs. Moran of Boston and Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2925) of Byron Rushing and others for the establishment of a Massachusetts 2024 commission on the summer Olympic games. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.2980 HD1616 By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2980) of James J. Dwyer, Leonard Mirra and Stephen Kulik relative to operating a motor vehicle after a suspension or revocation of license. Transportation.
H.3009 HD1587 By Mr. Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3009) of Jonathan Hecht and others relative to license plate tracking. Transportation.
H.3145 HD2541 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3145) of Paul W. Mark and others relative to the definition of a veteran. Veterans and Federal Affairs.

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.)