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William C. Galvin Representative

D Canton
William C. Galvin

Addresses

State House
Room 448
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2582
Email: William.Galvin@mahouse.gov
Bill Docket Bill Title
HD2465 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 9) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to stabilizing nursing facilities in the Commonwealth. Health Care Financing.
S.22 SD136 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 22) of Gale D. Candaras, John W. Scibak, Stephen L. DiNatale, Alan Silvia and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a loan repayment program for direct care human service workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.73 HD1238 By Ms. Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 73) of Jennifer E. Benson and others relative to spouses under the definition of family members serving as paid caregivers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.151 HD1379 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 151) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to assist people with disabilities in realizing their rights and exercising their responsibilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.200 SD1000 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 200) of Stephen M. Brewer, Todd M. Smola, James M. Murphy, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to geography education. Education.
H.253 HD1551 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 253) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to retail licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages at continuing care retirement communities. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.267 HD999 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 267) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.545 HD1602 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 545) of Kay Khan and others relative to residential habilitation services for individuals age sixty or older. Elder Affairs.
H.555 HD1740 By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 555) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others that the Division of Medical Assistance provide coverage for residential habilitation services for individuals age sixty or older. Elder Affairs.
H.651 HD1034 By Representatives Walz of Boston and Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 651) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to further regulate the financing of political campaigns. Election Laws.
H.863 HD122 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 863) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
H.928 HD248 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 928) of Louis L. Kafka, William C. Galvin and James E. Timilty relative to the health insurance of children of divorced parents. Financial Services.
H.929 HD251 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 929) of Louis L. Kafka and others that health insurance policies that cover infantile cataract surgery provide coverage for aphakic lenses for treatment and rehabilitation. Financial Services.
H.956 HD1370 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 956) of Aaron Michlewitz and others for legislation to provide insurance coverage for the use of electronic tracking devices to protect the safety of persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder or Alzheimer's Disease. Financial Services.
S.959 SD83 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 959) of Michael O. Moore, William C. Galvin and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to allow for the decriminalization of minor offenses. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1008 HD1577 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1008) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to the annual reporting of patient safety by health care providers. Health Care Financing.
H.1025 HD1189 By Ms. Garlick of Needham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1025) of Denise C. Garlick and others relative to the SHINE health insurance counseling program. Health Care Financing.
H.1028 HD3282 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1028) of Kate Hogan and others that applicants to provide home health services submit to a certificate of need review established by the Department of Public Health. Health Care Financing.
H.1049 HD630 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1049) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the Masshealth Program. Health Care Financing.
S.1064 SD1356 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1064) of Richard T. Moore, Anne M. Gobi, Louis L. Kafka, William C. Galvin and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home health and hospice aides. Public Health.
H.1094 HD3238 By Mr. Binienda of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1094) of John J. Binienda and others for legislation to further enhance efficiency and accountability of operations at local housing authorities. Housing.
S.1137 SD265 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1137) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Stephen L. DiNatale, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to police pursuits in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1145 HD2025 By Mr. Rosa of Leominster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1145) of Dennis A. Rosa and others relative to operations at local housing authorities. Housing.
S.1189 SD632 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1189) of James E. Timilty, Stephen L. DiNatale, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to police training. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1226 HD904 By Representative Brady of Brockton and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1226) of Michael D. Brady, John F. Keenan and others for legislation to further regulate the reporting requirements of mortgages secured by residential property. The Judiciary.
H.1243 HD1124 By Ms. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1243) of Linda Campbell and others relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases. The Judiciary.
H.1252 HD1835 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1252) of Tackey Chan and others for legislation to regulate sex offender registration in the 21st century. The Judiciary.
H.1287 HD2976 By Mr. deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1287) of Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to clarifying procedures for the custodial protection by law enforcement and court officials of a child requiring assistance. The Judiciary.
S.1298 SD924 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1298) of James E. Timilty, Michael O. Moore, Mark J. Cusack, Paul J. Donato and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining. Public Service.
H.1341 HD3078 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1341) of Sean Garballey and others relative to actions against health clubs or their employees that arise in connection with the use or non-use of defibrillators. The Judiciary.
H.1373 HD42 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1373) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to the selection and qualification of jurors. The Judiciary.
H.1410 HD255 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1410) of Louis L. Kafka and William C. Galvin relative to certain providers of health care services being exempt from jury duty. The Judiciary.
H.1418 HD289 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1418) of Louis L. Kafka and William C. Galvin relative to the jurisdiction of the Stoughton District Court. The Judiciary.
H.1525 HD2880 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1525) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to criminal offender record information. The Judiciary.
H.1549 HD239 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1549) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to improving the apprehension of drunk drivers and other law violators. The Judiciary.
H.1698 HD2840 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1698) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to burial benefits under the workers' compensation law. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1712 HD2206 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1712) of Marjorie C. Decker and others for legislation to provide economic stability for displaced non professional airport employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
S.1731 SD504 By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1731) of John Hart, Jr., William C. Galvin, Christopher G. Fallon, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to shelter benefits for veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.1739 HD504 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1739) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to establish earned paid sick time for certain employees rendering personal care. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1824 HD294 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1824) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and William C. Galvin relative to establishing a seized animal fund. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1852 HD279 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1852) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the care of animals in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1965 SD1945 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John F. Keenan, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Elizabeth A. Malia, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce prescription drug tampering and abuse. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1981 HD39 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1981) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to the modernization of optometric patient care. Public Health.
H.1995 HD266 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1995) of Louis L. Kafka and others that the Commissioner of Public Health be directed to establish regulations for the return to pharmacies of certain unused medication by health care facilities. Public Health.
H.1998 HD1183 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1998) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to providing care and comfort for the terminally ill. Public Health.
H.2083 HD2606 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2083) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to providing for a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants. Public Health.
H.2138 HD2668 By Mr. Diehl of Whitman, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2138) of Geoff Diehl and others relative to the training and hiring standards for municipal police officers. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2153 HD267 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2153) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to fire protection systems for buildings and structures. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2312 HD1342 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2312) of John V. Fernandes and others for legislation to prohibit mandatory polygraph testing for persons applying to become police officers. Public Service.
H.2364 HD320 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2364) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to creditable service for retirement purposes for certain public safety officers. Public Service.
H.2536 HD2691 By Ms. Cronin of Easton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2536) of Claire D. Cronin and others for legislation to create an angel investor tax credit. Revenue.
H.2739 HD389 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2739) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to Norfolk County revenues and expenditures. Revenue.
H.2898 HD599 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2898) of Martin J. Walsh and others for legislation to prohibit the Commonwealth from contracting with companies that do not comply with federal regulations for the certification of minerals originating in the Congo. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2993 HD2598 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2993) of Sean Garballey and others relative to establishing a special commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation and study concerning school library services in the Commonwealth. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3200 HD2889 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3200) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., William C. Galvin and Thomas J. Calter relative to burial benefits of veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3363 HD2812 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3363) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to county pension liability funding. Revenue.
H.3692 HD3883 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to animal cruelty. The Judiciary.
H.4037 Text of an amendment (offered by Mr. DeLeo of Winthrop and other members of the House) to the Senate Bill enhancing protection for victims of domestic violence (Senate, No. 1897). April 8, 2014.

Representative William C. Galvin is currently serving his 10th term as a State Representative in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. He represents the towns of Avon, Canton, and Stoughton precincts 1,5,7,8. He is the current Chair of the House Committee on Personnel and Administration. He lives in Canton with his wife and two children. He is also a member of the Board of Assessors in the town of Canton and is the co-owner and operator of a family-run insurance agency in Canton.

Personal Information

Profession: Insurance Broker

Career Highlights

  • March 2009, Chair of the House Committee on Personnel and Administration
  • Long Term Member of House Ways and Means
  • Vice Chair of the Joint Committee on Insurance and Vice Chair of the Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities

Education & Public Service

  • Canton High School
  • Framingham State College
  • Suffolk University
  • Canton Board of Assessors (1987-present)
  • Board of Library Trustees (1979-1987)
  • Mass. House (1991-present)
  • Representative William Galvin with the Canton Avon Fire Chiefs

  • Representative William Galvin

Sixth Norfolk, Consisting of Avon; Canton; Stoughton: Precincts 1, 5, 7, 8.

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