Tom Sannicandro Representative

D Ashland
Tom Sannicandro


State House
Room 472
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2013
Fax: 617-722-2239

Committee Membership

Bill Docket Bill Title
SD10 For legislation to create a special commission on behavior modification
SD11 For legislation relative to the humane treatment of disabled persons
HD45 Relative to the modernization of optometric patient care
SD51 For legislation to authorize a study of school day starting times and schedules.
HD154 Relative to the prevention of financial exploitation of the elderly
SD171 For legislation to promote solar hot water installations
HD203 For legislation to reduce plastic bag use through regulations and incentives
SD222 For legislation to establish a special commission relative to digital textbooks
HD231 For legislation to develop housing plans for families, with minor children, who are being evicted from publicly subsidized housing
HD241 Relative to prohibiting discrimination against adults with disabilities in family and juvenile court proceedings
HD270 Relative to business practices between motor vehicle manufacturers, distributors and dealers
HD272 Relative to requiring certain insurance policies to include coverage for nicotine based and non-nicotine based smoking cessation products
SD285 For legislation to combat climate change.
HD308 Relative to insurance coverage and payment for prescribed treatment for mitochondrial disease
SD332 For legislation relative to physical education in public schools
HD347 Relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases
HD352 For legislation to establish in the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services a Massachusetts Alzheimer’s project
SD354 For legislation to provide retirement benefits for veterans.
SD367 For legislation relative to Congo conflict minerals.
HD369 An Act establishing the genetic engineering transparency food and seed labeling act
HD386 For legislation to further regulate the right to strike of public employees
HD387 Relative to transparency in private utility construction contracts
SD396 For legislation to invest in our communities and tax exemptions.
SD398 For legislation relative to equal access to public places regardless of gender identity.
SD400 For legislation relative to dropout prevention and recovery
HD414 For legislation to further regulate the performing of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health
HD445 For the establishment of a permanent commission on the status of people with disabilities
HD460 Relative to consent and counseling of pregnant women under sixteen years of age
SD469 For legislation to establish a special commission to identify opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of state agencies, programs, and services
HD469 Relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage
HD496 For legislation to provide for the establishment of a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change
HD497 Relative to the care of animals in cities and towns
HD517 Relative to petitions to the Juvenile Court or Probate Court on behalf of certain special juveniles
HD557 For legislation to allow municipalities to exempt up to fifty percent of real estate taxes for seniors whose annual property taxes exceed ten percent of their annual income
HD567 For legislation to increase the Commonwealth's compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act
HD573 Relative to the despensing of controlled substances
HD582 For legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the Masshealth Program
HD584 For legislation to creates incentives to help promote the adoption of electric vehicles
HD595 Relative to common summary of payments forms for health care services
HD601 Providing for an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the right to effective treatment and the use of applied behavior analysis and behavior modification procedures techniques
SD633 For legislation relative to home energy efficiency.
SD638 For legislation to establish a motorcycle safety fund.
SD640 For legislation relative to IT procurement and management in the Commonwealth.
HD658 Relative to retirement benefits for certain employees of the Department of Correction
HD664 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) on institutional long term care
SD672 For legislation relative to forfeiture reporting
HD677 For legislation to support schools and communities to increase opportunities for physical activity
HD678 Relative to the maximum number of patients assigned to a registered nurses or hospital care attendants
HD687 For legislation to benefit the Health Safety Net Trust Fund
HD691 For legislation to establish a homeless bill of rights
SD693 For legislation to increase the personal care allowance of residents of long-term care facilities
HD697 Relative to ensuring secure voting equipment
SD707 For legislation to promote purchasing from social enterprises by governmental bodies
HD711 Relative to real estate tax relief for certain owners of residential property
HD719 For the establishment of a Massachusetts innocence commission to analyze the circumstances of innocent persons being charged, prosecuted, convicted and incarcerated
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
HD736 Relative to pregnancy, childbirth, or a related condition protection of employees and job applicants
HD762 For legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of certain insurance policies
HD764 For legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of group or individual disability, accident or sickness insurance policies
HD789 Relative to the effect of certain behavioral health disorders on certain disability insurance policies
HD792 For legislation require county and state correctional facilities to provide substance abuse services to certain inmates
HD816 Relative to requiring choking training in all restaurants
HD818 For legislation to authorize municipalities to require automatic sprinkler protection systems in certain housing
HD826 For legislation to require coverage for community and home-based behavioral health care services for certain children and adolescents with mental health disorders
HD831 For legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing
SD852 For legislation to establish a living wage for employees of big box retail stores and fast food chains.
HD855 Relative to the placement of children
HD857 Relative to the implementation of strategies for reducing solid waste and increasing recycling in the Commonwealth
HD860 For legislation to require pain assessment and management in health care facilities
HD875 Relative to an alternate MCAS completion plan for students with certain disabilities
HD890 For legislation to allow individuals to institute and prosecute a civil action for injunctive relief for violation of laws relative to meal breaks for employees
HD901 For legislation to prohibit the use of procedures which cause physical pain or deny a reasonable humane existence to persons with disabilities
SD919 For legislation to encourage small business growth in the Commonwealth.
HD945 For legislation to establish a rare disease advisory council
SD982 Relative to the use of certain insurance underwriting guidelines for homeowners with dogs living on such insured property
SD984 For legislation relative to the office of the child advocate
SD996 For legislation to establish Medicare for all in Massachusetts
SD1007 For legislation to make habilitative services available to the children of the Commonwealth
SD1016 For legislation to promote higher education among employees of human services provider organizations
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
HD1023 To preserve affordable health coverage for residents of the Commonwealth
HD1035 For legislation to provide high school graduates equal access to in-state tuition rates and financial aid in the higher education system
HD1041 Relative to access to health insurance for human service providers and their employees
SD1065 For legislation to reduce recidivism, curb unnecessary spending, and ensure appropriate use of segregation.
HD1067 For legislation to create a fiscal incentive program for veterans to pursue degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields
HD1080 Relative to the disposition of public lands with conservation protected status
HD1097 Relative to providing continuing health insurance coverage for surviving children of police officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty
SD1100 For legislation to regulate central service technicians.
HD1107 For legislation to compare total health care spending with projected single payer health care system spending
HD1117 For legislation to establish a penalty for the mistreatment of elephants
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
HD1142 For legislation to require the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to encourage media literacy education
HD1148 That the Commissioner of the Division of Insurance annually file with the United States Department of Health and Human Services to establish a standard tobacco use factor
HD1164 For legislation to repeal certain statutes regarding, education and morality that may be considered unconstitutional
HD1165 For legislation to increase the state reimbursements for special education costs
HD1169 Relative to the value of land owned by nonprofits
HD1177 For legislation to establish a board of denture technology for the certification of denture laboratories
HD1181 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. [BILL NUMBER]) of Chris Walsh for legislation to establish the position of state architect laureate to promote greater appreciation of the architectural history of the state house and other public buildings in the commonwealth . Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
HD1184 For legislation to regulate the cultivation of industrial hemp
HD1186 Relative to fees for indigent defendants
HD1187 An Act requiring audiovisual recordings of certain police interrogations
HD1189 For legislation to prohibit the sale of tobacco products at certain health care institutions
HD1190 Relative to the storage and dissemination of certain public records in an electronic format
HD1200 Relative to the classification and punishment for certain offenses in the commonwealth
SD1211 For legislation relative to strengthening the evaluation process for proposed new charter schools
HD1230 Relative to abusive or hostile work environments
HD1234 Relative to tax havens
HD1242 Relative to hydraulic fracturing wastewater
HD1301 Relative to employment and job training
HD1323 Relative to confining animals in a motor vehicle
SD1355 For legislation relative to the Architectural Access Board.
SD1363 For legislation to establish a health incentives program.
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
HD1377 For legislation to authorize the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development to establish a local economic development assistance program
HD1380 Relative to political expenditures by corporations
HD1393 Relative to mental health services for children
SD1401 An Act further defining the role of school resource officers
HD1405 For legislation to establish a curriculum on personal financial literacy in the public schools
HD1407 For legislation to establish old growth forest reserves in the Commonwealth
HD1412 Relative to the prevention and elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression within the Department of Elder Affairs.
HD1421 For legislation to include behavioral health managers in the oversight jurisdiction of the Health Policy Commission
HD1424 Relative to access to behavioral health services for persons enrolled in MassHealth public health insurance programs
SD1431 For legislation to establish a student tuition recovery fund.
SD1432 For legislation to establish a Bill of Rights for victims of sexual assault and related purposes.
SD1436 For legislation to create a rights of victims of sexual assault task force.
HD1450 Relative to the jurisdiction of the courts within the Housing Court Department
HD1466 Relative to the definition of gateway municipality
HD1470 Relative to persons performing job related services
HD1471 Relative to providing a public education system of sufficient quality
HD1475 Further promoting energy efficiency and green jobs
HD1477 Relative to expanding eligibility for diversion to treatment for criminal offenders
HD1481 For legislation to ensure that students with disabilities have an opportunity to participate in physical education
SD1487 For legislation to create higher education opportunities for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
HD1489 Relative to providing protection from child enticement
SD1489 For legislation to expand inclusive transition programs for students with severe disabilities.
HD1490 For legislation requiring carbon monoxide alarms in all residential, governmental and commercial structures
SD1491 For legislation to reform pretrial process.
HD1492 For legislation to require training for police and correction officers interacting with persons with autism spectrum disorders
SD1498 For legislation relative to passage to independence.
HD1502 For legislation to protect patients approved by physicians and certified by the Department of Public Health to access medical marijuana
HD1505 Relative to gas leak repairs during road projects
HD1507 Relative to designating the Massachusetts Hospital School as the Pappas Rehabilitation Hospital for Children
HD1521 For legislation to establish a penalty for the mistreatment of elephants
HD1533 Relative to the earned income credit for working families
HD1550 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) on the tax expenditure budget
SD1554 For legislation relative to improving graduation rates at public colleges and universities
SD1557 For legislation relative to nondiscrimination regional advisory boards
SD1565 For legislation to regulate tanning facilities
HD1566 To provide for reforms and improvements to the Commonwealth's transportation system
HD1571 For legislation to establish a process to identify toxic chemical substances used in consumer products
SD1575 For legislation relative to youth emancipation
SD1579 For legislation to support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
HD1585 For legislation to establish a sunset commission to periodically review government agencies and authorities
HD1587 Relative to license plate tracking
HD1593 For legislation to require transparency in solicitations via telephone and similar devices
HD1595 Relative to spouses under the definition of family members serving as paid caregivers
SD1604 For legislation relative to services for individuals with autism spectrum disorder
HD1617 Relative to establishing a grant program to promote cost-effective, high quality in-district programs for students with disabilities
SD1639 For legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities
SD1640 For legislation relative to create an innovative communities program.
SD1641 For legislation relative to sexual violence on higher education campuses
HD1650 Relative to junior operator's licenses
SD1654 For legislation to promote efficiency and transparency in economic development
HD1656 Relative to the process for collecting delinquent property taxes
HD1663 Relative to certain civil infractions
HD1664 Relative to dispute resolution processes within the Bureau of Special Education Appeals
SD1665 For legislation relative to motor vehicle license suspension
HD1674 Relative to providing care and comfort for the terminally ill
HD1679 For legislation to establish the Department of Mental Health as the oversight agency for the mental health system within the state prison system
HD1684 An Act related to unfunded mandates on public schools
HD1690 For legislation to establish a program within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services to eliminate copays and deductibles for certain high-value and low cost prescription drugs and treatments
HD1698 Relative to establishing a foreign language education seal of biliteracy for students
HD1702 Relative to insurance coverage for craniofacial disorders
SD1728 For legislation to the protect persons with a disability.
HD1730 Relative to hospital profit transparency and fairness and the establishment of a Medicaid reimbursement enhancement fund
HD1776 For legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy
SD1779 For legislation relative to universal pre-kindergarten access.
HD1785 Relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages
HD1833 For legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability
HD1834 For legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities
HD1840 For legislation to establish an interagency child abuse and neglect prevention task force
HD1862 For legislation to authorize municipalities to assess certain taxes for financing regional transportation needs and investments
HD1871 Relative to state contracting for cleaning, maintenance or security guard services
SD1874 For legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity
HD1893 Relative to rendering the criminal and civil justice systems accessible to victims of sexual violence
HD1899 For the establishment of a special commission on the eye care and vision health needs of the Commonwealth
HD1902 An Act Relative to Healthy Eating in School Cafeterias
HD1906 For legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities
HD1921 Relative to eliminating mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses
HD1935 For legislation to prevent trafficking in ivory and rhino horns
HD1946 For legislation to create a loan repayment program for direct care human service workers
HD1950 Relative to the requirements for distinctive registration plates
HD1967 Relative to increasing the base for the calculation of cost-of-living increases for retired public employees
HD1969 For legislation to improve the collection and analysis of data relative to traffic stops
HD1972 Relative to the civil commitment of women for alcoholism and substance abuse at the Framingham Correctional Institution
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
HD1995 Relative to rates of compensation payable to counsel
HD2015 For legislation to prohibit the sale to minors of electronic devices used to deliver liquid nicotine vapor
HD2042 For legislation to decriminalize certain non-violent demonstrations by students
HD2046 Relative to fees paid for school transportation
HD2050 Relative to net metering by utility companies
HD2062 For legislation to grant preference to veterans in all state-aided housing projects in the Commonwealth
HD2072 For legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing, and harrassment, without regard to protected class status
HD2073 For legislation to collect data regarding the use of solitary confinement
HD2089 For legislation to promote the use of restorative justice practices
HD2111 Relative to disclosures by individuals or entities making independent expenditures for electioneering communications
HD2126 Relative to protecting puppies and kittens
HD2196 For the inclusion of individuals with disabilities within civil rights protections and nondiscrimination protections and for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the status of individuals and families with disabilities
HD2207 Relative to social media password privacy for school students
HD2211 For legislation to provide the highest quality education through access of innovative and research-based language education instructional programs
HD2212 Relative to establishing a low vision registry and improved access to information for the Commonwealth Registry of the Blind
HD2233 Relative to the management of low lands and swamps to control of tick-borne illness
HD2248 Establishing schedules for employees
HD2278 For legislation to establish the Massachusetts rail transit fund
HD2297 Relative to net metering, community shared solar and energy storage
HD2308 For legislation to expunge the records of persons falsely accused and juveniles.
HD2319 Relative to student safety
HD2332 For legislation to limit the time that former employees must wait before being employed by a competitor
HD2342 Relative to vocational training for the unemployed
HD2345 Relative to temporary workers’ unemployment benefits
HD2368 Relative to access to child and adolescent mental health services
HD2380 Relative to prohibiting the solitary confinement of inmates twenty-one years of age or younger
HD2382 An Act Strengthening the Massachusetts Home Care Program
HD2392 Relative to improving disclosure of electioneering communications reports
HD2401 Relative to criminal offender record information
HD2433 For legislation to further define standards of employee safety
HD2436 Relative to sexual health education
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
HD2470 For legislation to promote accessibility and affordability of behavioral health and substance abuse services for recipients of MassHealth
HD2472 Relative to pension benefits for surviving spouses of Department of Children and Families social workers killed in the line of duty
HD2474 Relative to public employees' workers compensation benefits
HD2475 Relative to retirement benefits of certain employees of the Department of Children and Families
HD2476 For legislation to establish secure choice retirement savings plan
HD2477 Relative to protecting Department of Children and Families social workers’ home addresses
HD2521 Relative to establishing an appeals process for private sector human service workers
HD2522 For legislation to require business owners to notify employees of their eligibility to purchase or bid on said business prior to transfers of the business
HD2551 Relative to the state employee's sick leave bank
HD2584 Relative to motor vehicle license suspension record privacy
HD2587 Relative to the registered land in the office of an assistant recorder
HD2589 For legislation to provide for primary and preventative health care services for certain children in the Commonwealth.
HD2592 Relative to the use of solitary confinement in correctional facilities
HD2596 Relative to increase the minimum wage for private sector human service workers
HD2615 That banks be required to mediate in good faith with homeowners to identify alternative resolutions before starting foreclosures
HD2648 Relative to the minimum wage employers are required to pay tipped employees
HD2664 For legislation to prohibit the withholding of diplomas to students meeting all requirements except a score on a state standardized test
HD2709 For legislation to ensure continued health insurance coverage for certain children
HD2741 For legislation to provide emergency aid to certain elderly and disabled residents
HD2752 For legislation to require producer responsibility for collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products
HD2753 For legislation relative to the installation of approved smoke detectors in certain residential buildings and structures
HD2782 Relative to further regulating health care costs and the dispensing of controlled substances
HD2800 Relative to promoting elder citizen quality case management services
HD2802 Relative to pay equity
HD2809 Relative to the expungement of criminal records of juveniles
HD2818 Relative to administering the medical assistance programs
HD2824 Relative to promoting access to accurate medical information
HD2835 For legislation to establish a living wage for employees of certain retail stores and fast food restaurants
HD2844 For legislation to increase participation in early childhood care settings
HD2867 For legislation to enhance opportunities for children in the custody of the Commonwealth
HD2912 For legislation to provide transparency in the data contained in the payer and provider claims database
HD2943 For legislation to further regulate expenditures for mortgages from the Community Preservation Trust Fund
HD2980 Relative to the rights of persons receiving services through the Department of Mental Health
HD2997 Relative to the criteria for the release of terminally ill inmates to alternative locations of confinement
HD3010 Relative to providing for matching grants for funding gigabit-speed networks and for the evaluation of consumer focused municipal broadband service offerings
HD3015 Relative to the process for the investigation of officer-involved deaths
HD3035 Relative to the training of law enforcement officers and correction officers in interactions with persons on the autism spectrum who are victims or witnesses to crimes, or suspected or convicted of crimes
HD3072 Relative to gender identity and access to public accommodations
HD3100 Relative to the participation of minority and women-owned businesses on public construction projects
HD3114 For legislation to develop a high quality pre-kindergarten education grant program
HD3137 For legislation to establish election day voter registration
HD3158 For legislation to increase access to mental health services
HD3200 For legislation to protect tenants and prevent vacancies in foreclosed homes
HD3202 Relative to the protection of the mental and physical health of minors from sexual orientation and/or gender identity change efforts
HD3220 For legislation to institute programs to respond to sexual violence on higher education campuses
HD3268 Relative to the evaluation of the frequency and outcome of contacts between juveniles of various racial and ethnic categories and law enforcement and court personnel and other Commonwealth officials
HD3298 Relative to establishing a right to counsel in certain eviction cases
HD3305 For legislation to ensure the payment of at least a living wage to all employees
HD3321 Relative to providing for community-based sentencing alternatives for primary caretakers of dependent children convicted of non-violent crimes
HD3343 For legislation to mandate health insurance coverage for certain brain injury rehabilitation
HD3391 An Act providing for certain health insurance coverage
HD3397 For legislation to reduce plastic bag pollution
HD3411 For legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program for employees
HD3416 An Act concerning nondiscrimination in access to organ transplantation
HD3425 For legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity by enhancing the enforcement and penalties for violations of the controlled substances laws
HD3429 Relative to standards for highly qualified teachers in institutional settings
HD3433 For legislation to protect families from adverse financial conditions caused by unreasonable debt
HD3436 For legislation to legalize marijuana and establish a tax on the cannabis industry
HD3439 Relative to the collective bargaining rights for employees of the Committee on Public Counsel Services
HD3450 Relative to reporting requirements of state agencies to the Secretary of the Commonwealth for the maintenance of the Central Registry of Voters
HD3471 For legislation to further regulate registries of deeds
HD3493 For legislation to expand coverage and access to behavioral health services
HD3525 Relative to Superior Court foreclosure procedures

Personal Information

Profession: Attorney

Education & Public Service

  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D.
  • College of the Holy Cross, B.A.
  • Mass. House 2005- present
  • Ashland School Committee (2000-2004)
Seventh Middlesex, Consisting of Ashland; Framingham: Precincts 8, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18