Bill Docket Bill Title
S.41 SD2000 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 41) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Harriette L. Chandler, Michael O. Moore, Barbara L'Italien, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify municipal authority regarding cash sureties. The Judiciary.
S.59 SD486 By Mr. Barrett, a petition (accompanied by proposal for constitutional amendment, Senate, No. 59) of Michael J. Barrett, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Chris Walsh, David M. Rogers and other members of the General Court for a legislative amendment to the Constitution providing for a graduated income tax. Revenue.
S.64 SD1874 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 64) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Mary S. Keefe, Christine P. Barber, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity. The Judiciary.
S.87 SD1626 By Mrs. L'Italien, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 87) of Barbara L'Italien, Marjorie C. Decker, Michael O. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide equal access to evaluations for children with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
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.226 HD609 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 226) of Ronald Mariano and others relative to secondary metals dealings. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.260 SD574 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 260) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Benjamin Swan, Linda Dorcena Forry, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the educational outcomes of expectant and parenting students. Education.
S.262 SD743 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 262) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to language opportunity for our kids. Education.
S.268 SD1762 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 268) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to universal early education and full-day kindergarten. Education.
S.269 SD765 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 269) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Sean Garballey, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the compostion of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Education.
S.286 SD720 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 286) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Marjorie C. Decker, Paul R. Heroux, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide immediate childcare assistance to homeless families. Education.
H.301 HD3399 By Mr. Wagner of Chicopee, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 301) of Joseph F. Wagner and Thomas M. McGee for legislation relative to charitable gaming. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
S.321 SD1493 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 321) of Michael O. Moore, Thomas M. Stanley, Denise Provost, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to local approval for charter schools. Education.
S.326 SD223 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 326) of Marc R. Pacheco, Frank I. Smizik, Denise Provost, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a moratorium for charter schools. Education.
S.336 SD1012 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 336) of Karen E. Spilka, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Lori A. Ehrlich, Joan B. Lovely and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote global trade and economic development through dual language and bi-literacy. Education.
H.343 HD2582 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 343) of Diana DiZoglio and others relative to increasing voting opportunities and online voter registration awareness in public schools. Education.
S.350 SD128 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 350) of Daniel A. Wolf, Denise Provost, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to just cause terminations. Education.
S.352 SD1441 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 352) of Harriette L. Chandler, Michael F. Rush, Brian A. Joyce, Kenneth J. Donnelly and other members of the General Court for legislation to stabilize the commonwealth’s nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.364 SD1803 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 364) of Mark C. Montigny, Thomas M. McGee, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to reserving beds in nursing homes during certain leaves of absence. Elder Affairs.
S.371 SD41 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 371) of Daniel A. Wolf, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Medicaid eligibility for seniors. Elder Affairs.
H.404 HD1481 By Mr. Honan of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 404) of Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation to ensure that students with disabilities have an opportunity to participate in physical education. Education.
S.439 SD466 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 439) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Lori A. Ehrlich, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure continued humane animal care and protect family farms in Massachusetts. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.440 SD648 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 440) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Josh S. Cutler, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.443 HD677 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 443) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to support schools and communities to increase opportunities for physical activity. 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.
S.454 SD229 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 454) of Marc R. Pacheco, Patricia A. Haddad, Peter V. Kocot, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court lfor legislation relative to recycling. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.485 SD1790 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 485) of Harriette L. Chandler, Kimberly N. Ferguson, Angelo L. D'Emilia, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to cognitive rehabilitation. Financial Services.
S.502 SD985 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 502) of Anne M. Gobi, Harriette L. Chandler, Marc R. Pacheco, Brian A. Joyce and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Lyme Disease treatment coverage. Financial Services.
H.549 HD2646 By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 549) of Diana DiZoglio and others that public school students of voting age be instructed on the voter registration process and provided access to voter registration forms. Election Laws.
S.598 SD1820 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 598) of John F. Keenan, James B. Eldridge, Thomas M. McGee, Brendan P. Crighton and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to hospital closures and health planning. Health Care Financing.
S.618 SD1717 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 618) of Mark C. Montigny, Harriette L. Chandler, Thomas M. McGee, Carmine L. Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to HIV-Associated lipodystrophy treatment. Health Care Financing.
S.627 SD234 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 627) of Marc R. Pacheco, Patricia A. Haddad, Carolyn C. Dykema, Keiko M. Orrall and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the spinal cord injury trust fund. Health Care Financing.
S.646 SD42 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 646) of Daniel A. Wolf, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility. Health Care Financing.
S.647 SD44 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 647) of Daniel A. Wolf, Timothy R. Madden, Jose F. Tosado, Brian M. Ashe and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure effective health care cost control. Health Care Financing.
H.670 HD1583 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 670) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others relative to establishing the Designated Port Area Fund for the improvement of existing commercial and marine industrial infrastructures. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.690 SD1215 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 690) of Harriette L. Chandler, Frank I. Smizik, Benjamin Swan, Cynthia S. Creem and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing. Housing.
S.735 SD398 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 735) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin B. Downing, Michelle M. DuBois, Byron Rushing and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal access to public places regardless of gender identity. The Judiciary.
H.786 HD789 By Ms. Balser of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 786) of Ruth B. Balser and others relative to the effect of certain behavioral health disorders on certain disability insurance policies. Financial Services.
S.786 SD1770 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 786) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jason M. Lewis, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenses. The Judiciary.
S.802 SD1491 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 802) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Tom Sannicandro, Sean Garballey, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform pretrial process. The Judiciary.
H.810 HD1188 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 810) of James M. Cantwell and others that the Commissioner of Insurance be directed to make a bi-annual investigation relative to flood insurance rates. Financial Services.
H.814 HD3414 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 814) of James M. Cantwell and others for legislation to direct the Attorney General to provide for a study of the methodology used to promulgate new flood insurance rate maps through the National Flood Insurance Program. Financial Services.
S.828 SD708 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 828) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Thomas M. McGee and Antonio F. D. Cabral for legislation to establish a penalty for the operation of improperly equipped motor vehicles used for selling frozen deserts. The Judiciary.
H.842 HD2740 By Mr. Fennell of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 842) of Robert F. Fennell and others relative to motor vehicle insurance surcharges. Financial Services.
S.903 SD1026 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 903) of Karen E. Spilka, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to update privacy protections for personal electronic information. The Judiciary.
S.905 SD1620 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 905) of Karen E. Spilka, Ruth B. Balser, Michael J. Barrett, Cynthia S. Creem and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote transparency, best practices, and better outcomes for children and communities. The Judiciary.
H.905 HD3493 By Representative Malia of Boston and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 905) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to expand coverage and access to behavioral health services. Financial Services.
S.962 SD315 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 962) of Cynthia S. Creem, Michael O. Moore, Jason M. Lewis, Ryan C. Fattman and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to employees social media privacy protection. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.966 SD673 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 966) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Chris Walsh, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.969 SD878 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 969) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Tackey Chan, Michael O. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve vocational training opportunities for unemployed workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.981 SD1273 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 981) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Michael O. Moore, Jose F. Tosado, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect temporary workers’ unemployment benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.983 SD1423 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 983) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Karen E. Spilka, Harriette L. Chandler, Jay D. Livingstone and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish pay equity. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.993 SD496 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 993) of Michael O. Moore, Barbara L'Italien, Mary S. Keefe, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to employee benefits reporting. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.996 SD306 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 996) of Marc R. Pacheco, Jennifer E. Benson, Marjorie C. Decker, Benjamin Swan and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the Commonwealth's economy with a strong minimum wage. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.999 SD310 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 999) of Marc R. Pacheco, Theodore C. Speliotis, Jason M. Lewis, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation to further define standards of employee safety. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1008 SD1853 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1008) of Karen E. Spilka, Sonia Chang-Diaz, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1024 SD852 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1024) of Daniel A. Wolf, Denise Provost, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a living wage for employees of big box retail stores and fast food chains. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1072 SD902 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1072) of James B. Eldridge, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Jason M. Lewis, Susan Williams Gifford and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect abandoned animals in vacant properties. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1089 HD2906 By Mr. Crighton of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1089) of Brendan P. Crighton and others further clarifying the rehabilitation of property under the Housing Development Incentive Program. Housing.
S.1103 SD974 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1103) of Karen E. Spilka, Timothy R. Madden, Josh S. Cutler, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect animals during pet sales. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1116 SD307 By Mr. Brownsberger, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1116) of William N. Brownsberger, Sarah K. Peake, Chris Walsh, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish civil and criminal penalties for the female genital mutilation of minors. Public Health.
S.1153 SD771 By Ms. Forry, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1153) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Harriette L. Chandler, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to CARE. Public Health.
S.1206 SD235 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1206) of Marc R. Pacheco, James J. O'Day, Chris Walsh, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to patient safety. Public Health.
H.1313 HD2089 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1313) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to promote the use of restorative justice practices. The Judiciary.
S.1346 SD898 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1346) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Thomas M. McGee, Jason M. Lewis, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to Option (d) beneficiaries. Public Service.
S.1350 SD625 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1350) of Benjamin B. Downing, Stephen Kulik, Chris Walsh, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public investment in fossil fuels. Public Service.
S.1382 SD336 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1382) of John F. Keenan, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Thomas M. McGee, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to GIC dental and vision benefits for municipal employees. Public Service.
S.1440 SD1237 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1440) of James E. Timilty, Louis L. Kafka, Mark J. Cusack, Timothy R. Whelan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining. Public Service.
S.1459 SD670 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1459) of Cynthia S. Creem, Stephen Kulik, Cory Atkins, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to sustain community preservation revenue. Revenue.
S.1470 SD1402 By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1470) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Harriette L. Chandler, Robert M. Koczera, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to access to capital for business growth in economically distressed communities. Revenue.
S.1474 SD1357 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1474) of Benjamin B. Downing, Patricia D. Jehlen, Chris Walsh, Jose F. Tosado and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to regional transportation ballot initiatives. Revenue.
H.1515 HD124 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1515) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to the compensation of chief probation officers of the Trial Court. The Judiciary.
H.1530 HD1765 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Brownsberger, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1530) of Sarah K. Peake, William N. Brownsberger and others relative to penalties for the crime of female genital mutilation. The Judiciary.
S.1628 SD1392 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1628) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jason M. Lewis, Barbara L'Italien, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to state contracting. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1761 SD633 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1761) of Benjamin B. Downing, Kevin G. Honan, Stephen Kulik, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home energy efficiency. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1771 HD2072 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Flanagan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1771) of Ellen Story, Jennifer L. Flanagan and others for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing, and harrassment, without regard to protected class status. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1779 SD494 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1779) of Michael O. Moore, Barbara L'Italien, Mary S. Keefe, Timothy R. Whelan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transparency in private utility construction contracts. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1812 SD1665 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1812) of Harriette L. Chandler, Elizabeth A. Malia, James B. Eldridge, Tom Sannicandro and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to motor vehicle license suspension. Transportation.
S.1833 SD1103 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1833) of Anne M. Gobi, Randy Hunt, James R. Miceli, Susan Williams Gifford and others for legislation to promote and advance motorcycle safety. Transportation.
S.1849 SD1383 By Mr. Lesser, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1849) of Eric P. Lesser, Thomas M. McGee, Harriette L. Chandler, James T. Welch and other members of the General Court for legislation to study the feasibility of high-speed rail access between Springfield and Boston. Transportation.
S.1883 SD1214 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1883) of Bruce E. Tarr, Leonard Mirra, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Thomas M. McGee and others for legislation relative to the essex coastal scenic byway. Transportation.
S.1906 SD132 By Mr. Lewis, a petition (accompanied by resolution, Senate, No. 1906) of Jason M. Lewis, Michael J. Barrett, Patricia D. Jehlen, Ruth B. Balser and other members of the General Court for the adoption of resolutions to amend the federal budget. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1940 HD2838 By Mr. Fennell of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1940) of Robert F. Fennell and others for legislation to establish a reporting system for drug overdoses. Public Health.
H.2097 HD1490 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2097) of Paul Brodeur and others for legislation requiring carbon monoxide alarms in all residential, governmental and commercial structures. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2253 HD1335 By Mr. Crighton of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2253) of Brendan P. Crighton and others relative to killed-in-the-line-of duty benefits for certain public employees. Public Service.
H.2289 HD2789 By Mr. Fennell of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2289) of Robert F. Fennell and others relative to state retirement and pensions. Public Service.
H.2462 HD1514 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2462) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to property tax exemptions. Revenue.
H.2525 HD2455 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2525) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to providing tax incentives for small scale commercial development for gateway cities. Revenue.
H.2870 HD1173 By Representative Ehrlich of Marblehead and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2870) of Lori A. Ehrlich, James B. Eldridge 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.3060 HD1761 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Chandler, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3060) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to authorize regional transit authorities to establish enterprise funds. Transportation.
H.3133 HD1010 By Mr. Crighton of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by resolution, House, No. 3133) of Brendan P. Crighton and others for the adoption of resolutions urging the Congress of the United States to reject the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3219 HD1843 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3219) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others for legislation to establish a designated port area community fund. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.3242 HD369 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3242) of Ellen Story, Todd M. Smola and others relative to the labeling of genetically engineered food. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3285 HD3279 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3285) of Jerald A. Parisella and others for legislation to authorize an additional veterans retirement allowance for certain public retirees. Public Service.
H.3688 HD4000 By Mr. Wong of Saugus, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3688) of Donald H. Wong, Thomas M. McGee and RoseLee Vincent (by vote of the town) that the town of Saugus be authorized to designate a check-off box on its tax bills for the Saugus Veteran's Relief Fund. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3693 HD4061 By Mr. Fennell of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3693) of Robert F. Fennell and Thomas M. McGee (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to the preliminary elections in the city of Lynn. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]

Senator Thomas M. McGee proudly serves the Third Essex District, which includes the communities of Lynn, Lynnfield, Marblehead, Nahant, Saugus, and Swampscott. Senator McGee has served on the Transportation committee since 2003 and has served as its Senate Chair since 2010. He is the Vice Chair of the Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies and he is a member of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means and the Committee for Global Warming and Climate Change .

He is currently Co-Chair of the Mass Afterschool and Out-of-School coordinating council, Co-Chair of the Metropolitan Beaches Commission, Co-Chair of the Post-Partum Commission and the Co- Chair of the Northeast Legislative Caucus. In October 2013 Senator McGee was elected Chairman of the Massachusetts Democratic Committee.

Before his election to the Senate in 2002, McGee served four terms in the Massachusetts House of Representatives, where he represented West Lynn and Nahant.

Prior to holding office, McGee practiced law at Quinn and Morris (1990-1994), and served as an Assistant District Attorney for Essex County (1988-1990). McGee has served on the Democratic State Committee for over thirty years and has been a delegate to several State and National Democratic Conventions.

The Senator is a life-long resident of Lynn where he lives with his wife, Maria, and their children, Thomas and Katherine.

Senator McGee continues to be committed to such issues as providing quality education and extended learning opportunities to students in the Commonwealth, improving the state’s transportation system and fighting for regional equity, working to improve the lives of children and their families, ensuring accessible and affordable childcare and healthcare for working families, and expanding workforce training and development.

Personal Information

Profession: Attorney
Spouse: Maria
Children: 2

Career Highlights

  • Expanding Education Opportunities
  • Transportation Investment
  • Job Creation

Education & Public Service

  • St. John's Preparatory School
  • Worcester Academy
  • University of Lowell
  • New England School of Law
  • Democratic State Committee Member
  • State Representative 1995-2002
  • State Senator 2002- current
  • 2013 New Bedford Rail

  • Senator Thomas McGee with Governor Deval Patrick at his Swearing In Ceremony

  • Senator Thomas McGee with Representative Brad Jones and 2013 Lynnfield students

  • Senator Thomas MCGee with the 2012 BGC youth of the year

  • Senator Thomas McGee with Gold Star Families

  • Marion Court Inauguration 2013

  • Student Government day

  • Senator McGee speaking at welcome reception

  • Senator Thomas McGee and the 2013 MAP Breakfast of Champions Award in DC

  • Senator McGee addressing MAP

Third Essex - Consisting of the city of Lynn and the towns of Lynnfield, Marblehead, Nahant, Saugus and Swampscott in the county of Essex.