Thomas P. Kennedy Senator

D Brockton
Thomas P. Kennedy

Addresses

State House
Room 109E
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-1200
Fax: 617-722-1116
Email: Thomas.Kennedy@masenate.gov
District Office
92 Winthrop Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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Bill Docket Bill Title
SD39 For legislation relative to compliance of condominium associations.
SD235 For legislation relative to patient safety
SD1031 For legislation to ensure access to medications.
SD1237 For legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining.
HD1567 An Act relative to preventing death by drug overdose
HD2463 An Act requiring insurance providers cover a minimum of 30 days for in-patient substance abuse treatment
H.319 HD1129 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 319) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to turnaround plans for underperforming schools. Education.
H.320 HD1135 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 320) of Michael D. Brady and others for legislation to prohibit the management of charter schools by for-profit entities. 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.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.
H.432 HD1395 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 432) of Elizabeth A. Malia, Thomas P. Kennedy and Denise C. Garlick relative to assignment level standards for providers by the Department of Early Education and Care. 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.509 HD1096 By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 509) of Timothy R. Whelan and others for legislation to exempt regional school transportation funds from the Governor's ability to make reductions due to revenue deficiencies. Education.
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.
H.645 HD3405 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 645) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to increase the annual stipend for members of the Commonwealth’s hazardous material response teams. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.870 HD746 By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 870) of Paul R. Heroux and others relative to access to generic medications and pharmacy reimbursements for the cost of drugs, medical products or devices. Financial Services.
H.881 HD534 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 881) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the cancellation of certain health insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.1064 HD840 By Representative Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator L'Italien, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1064) of Tom Sannicandro and others relative to creating higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and other developmental disabilities. Higher Education.
H.1197 HD211 By Representative Brady of Brockton and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1197) of Michael D. Brady and others for legislation to further regulate the reporting requirements of mortgages secured by residential property. The Judiciary.
H.1287 HD1591 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1287) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to descendants email access and procedures. The Judiciary.
H.1306 HD1991 By Representative Frost of Auburn and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1306) of Paul K. Frost and others relative to penalties for the unauthorized sale of veterans' grave markers. The Judiciary.
H.1442 HD731 By Mr. Lawn of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1442) of John J. Lawn, Jr. and Thomas P. Kennedy relative to certain construction contracts. The Judiciary.
H.1493 HD2587 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1493) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the registered land in the office of an assistant recorder. The Judiciary.
H.1511 HD2678 By Mr. Nangle of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1511) of David M. Nangle and others relative to the crime of intentionally obstructing vehicular of pedestrian traffic upon a public way. The Judiciary.
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.1599 HD486 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1599) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require judicial review of foreclosures on residential mortgages. The Judiciary.
H.1855 HD372 By Representative Linsky of Natick and Senator O'Connor Ives, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1855) of David Paul Linsky, Kathleen O'Connor Ives and others relative to parking advancements and the establishment of parking benefit districts in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1984 HD492 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1984) of Louis L. Kafka, John H. Rogers and Thomas P. Kennedy relative to cemetery and crematory inspections and penalties. Public Health.
H.2041 HD592 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2041) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others for legislation to authorize pharmacists to perform certain medical procedures. Public Health.
H.2089 HD818 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2089) of Ruth B. Balser. Kenneth J. Donnelly and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to require automatic sprinkler protection systems in certain housing. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2257 HD780 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2257) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to providing smoking cessation programs for certain police officers and fire fighters. Public Service.
H.2318 HD3552 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2318) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to increasing killed-in-line-of-duty benefits for public safety employees. Public Service.
H.2459 HD361 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2459) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to property tax exemptions for veterans. Revenue.
H.2473 HD613 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2473) of Claire D. Cronin and others relative to angel investor tax credits. Revenue.
H.2475 HD234 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2475) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices. Revenue.
H.2477 HD1234 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2477) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to tax havens. Revenue.
H.2536 HD520 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2536) of Kate Hogan and others relative to a sales tax exemption for the sale of used books and other items sold by libraries for fundraising purposes. Revenue.
H.2727 HD233 By Mr. Cutler of Duxbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2727) of Josh S. Cutler and others relative to filing fees for limited liability companies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2950 HD2262 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2950) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to increasing the fine for "jay walking". Transportation.
H.3040 HD2529 By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3040) 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.3085 HD584 By Messrs. Smizik of Brookline and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3085) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to creates incentives to help promote the adoption of electric vehicles. Transportation.
H.3126 HD3364 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3126) of James Arciero and others for legislation to provide a waiver of fees to veterans at public institutions of higher learning. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3127 HD1988 By Representative Atkins of Concord and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3127) of Cory Atkins, James B. Eldridge and others 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. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3132 HD1381 By Representative Chan of Quincy and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3132) of Tackey Chan, John F. Keenan and others for legislation to increase the annuities paid to certain disabled veterans and their families. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3242 HD369 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3242) of Ellen Story and others relative to the labeling of genetically engineered food. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator
Religion: Roman Catholic
Interests: Travel, Music, History

Career Highlights

  • Ombudsman for City of Brockton
  • Brockton City Council
  • Congressional Aide to Congressman Brian Donnelly

Education & Public Service

  • Cardinal Spellman High School
  • Our Lady of Hope Seminary
  • Stonehill College, BA
  • Harvard University, MPA
  • Brockton City Council Ward 2 (1978-1985)
  • Chairman Ward 2 Democratic Committee (1978-present)
  • Mass. House (1983-2008)
  • Mass. Senate (2009-present)
Second Plymouth and Bristol - Consisting of the city of Brockton and the towns of East Bridgewater, precincts 1 to 3, inclusive, Halifax, Hanover, Hanson, Plympton and Whitman, all in the county of Plymouth; and the town of Easton, precincts 1 and 2, in the county of Bristol.