William C. Galvin Representative

D Canton
William C. Galvin


State House
Room 166
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2692
Email: William.Galvin@mahouse.gov

Committee Membership

Bill Docket Bill Title
SD47 For legislation relative to spouses as caregivers.
HD142 For legislation to provide for provisional licensure for speech-language pathologist or audiologist
HD211 For legislation to further regulate the reporting requirements of mortgages secured by residential property
HD259 For legislation relative to geography education
HD310 Relative to the accessibility of hearing aids
SD317 For legislation to promote the planning and development of sustainable communities
SD332 For legislation relative to physical education in public schools
SD333 For legislation relative to projects funded by the school building authority
HD347 Relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases
HD355 Relative to certain providers of health care services being exempt from jury duty
SD367 For legislation relative to Congo conflict minerals.
HD369 An Act establishing the genetic engineering transparency food and seed labeling act
HD372 Relative to parking advancements and the establishment of parking benefit districts in cities and towns
HD469 Relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage
HD497 Relative to the care of animals in cities and towns
HD508 That the Commissioner of Public Health be directed to establish regulations for the return to pharmacies of certain unused medication by health care facilities
HD522 Relative to creditable service for retirement purposes for certain public safety officers
HD532 Relative to the health insurance of children of divorced parents
HD555 That health insurance policies that cover infantile cataract surgery provide coverage for aphakic lenses for treatment and rehabilitation
SD560 Relative to providing for a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants
HD673 Relative to fire protection systems for buildings and structures
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
SD699 For legislation to promote equal choice a cost savings in health care
HD703 An Act exempting certain employees of the department of public works in the town of Stoughton from the civil service law
HD704 An Act authorizing the town of Stoughton to grant 6 licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises
HD705 An Act relative to the interest rate on sewer assessments in the town of Stoughton
HD706 Relative to the availability of prescription medication during an emergency
SD718 For legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the MassHealth program
HD840 Relative to creating higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and other developmental disabilities
SD951 For legislation relative to assessments made by the state board of retirement to certain regional school districts.
SD1016 For legislation to promote higher education among employees of human services provider organizations
HD1220 That the Division of Medical Assistance provide coverage for residential habilitation services for individuals age sixty or older
SD1237 For legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining.
HD1323 Relative to confining animals in a motor vehicle
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
HD1460 For legislation to establish the building code coordinating council
HD1467 Relative to promoting child development and school-readiness
SD1499 For legislation relative to home care services.
HD1521 For legislation to establish a penalty for the mistreatment of elephants
HD1595 Relative to spouses under the definition of family members serving as paid caregivers
HD1674 Relative to providing care and comfort for the terminally ill
HD1698 Relative to establishing a foreign language education seal of biliteracy for students
HD1785 Relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages
SD1790 For legislation relative to cognitive rehabilitation.
HD1829 Relative to access to telemedicine services by allowing certain clinicians to be credentialed and to allow for coverage of such services by all payers and the Medicaid program
HD1846 For legislation to regulate sex offender registration in the 21st century
HD1935 For legislation to prevent trafficking in ivory and rhino horns
HD2015 For legislation to prohibit the sale to minors of electronic devices used to deliver liquid nicotine vapor
HD2126 Relative to protecting puppies and kittens
HD2207 Relative to social media password privacy for school students
HD2231 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.
HD2456 Relative to stabilizing the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities
HD2587 Relative to the registered land in the office of an assistant recorder
HD2653 For legislation to establish a live theater tax credit program
HD2782 Relative to further regulating health care costs and the dispensing of controlled substances
HD2818 Relative to administering the medical assistance programs
HD3158 For legislation to increase access to mental health services
HD3160 Relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services
HD3255 An Act relative to strengthening background checks
HD3343 For legislation to mandate health insurance coverage for certain brain injury rehabilitation
HD3463 For the establishment of a Massachusetts 2024 commission on the summer Olympic games

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.