William M. Straus Representative

D Mattapoisett
William M. Straus

Addresses

State House
Room 134
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2400
Fax: 617-722-2387
Email: William.Straus@mahouse.gov

Committee Membership

Bill Docket Bill Title
HD3914 By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to establishing a special commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation and study concerning pancreatic cancer. Public Health.
H.336 HD1467 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 336) of Tackey Chan and others relative to promoting child development and school-readiness. Education.
H.520 HD2456 By Mr. Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 520) of Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others relative to stabilizing the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.545 SD1195 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 545) of Anthony W. Petruccelli and William M. Straus for legislation relative to the security of personal financial information. Financial Services.
H.623 HD1080 By Representative Balser of Newton and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 623) of Ruth B. Balser, James B. Eldridge and others relative to the disposition of public lands with conservation protected status. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.732 HD2548 By Representative Orrall of Lakeville and Senator Rodrigues, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 732) of Keiko M. Orrall, Michael J. Rodrigues and others for legislation to establishing the Assawompset Pond Complex flood management district commission. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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.
S.998 SD309 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 998) of Marc R. Pacheco, Robert M. Koczera, William M. Straus and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation relative to consumers and workers. Labor and Workforce Development.
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.
S.1101 SD836 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1101) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Keiko M. Orrall, Paul A. Schmid, III, Carole A. Fiola and others for legislation to establish the Assawompset pond complex flood management district commission. Municipalities and Regional Government.
S.1207 SD311 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1207) of Marc R. Pacheco, William M. Straus, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation to remove the restrictions on the licenses of nurse practitioners and certified registered nurse anesthetists as recommended by the Institute of Medicine and the Federal Trade Commission. Public Health.
H.1531 HD1776 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1531) of Sarah K. Peake and others for legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy. The Judiciary.
S.1681 SD357 By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1681) of Thomas M. McGee, Paul McMurtry, David M. Rogers, William M. Straus and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase transparency in public construction. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1728 HD1230 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1728) of Peter V. Kocot and others relative to abusive or hostile work environments. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1801 HD3158 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1801) of Kay Khan and others for legislation to increase access to mental health services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1996 HD2782 By Representatives Khan of Newton and Donato of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1996) of Kay Khan and others relative to further regulating health care costs and the dispensing of controlled substances. Public Health.
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.3296 HD1584 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3296) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others relative to the valuation of agricultural land. Revenue.
H.3621 HD3892 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Robert M. Koczera and others relative to the compensation received by teachers employed by vocational–technical schools. Education.
H.3707 HD4075 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3707) of Robert M. Koczera and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of New Bedford be authorized to compensate instructors at a regional school district for their services as elected municipal officials in said city. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Personal Information

Profession: Attorney

Education & Public Service

  • Harvard Kennedy School, MPA
  • Middlebury College (Vermont), B.A.
  • Georgetown University, J. D.
  • Mass. House (1993-Present)
  • Massachusetts Hazardous Waste Facilities Site Safety Council
  • Mattapoisett Conservation Commission
Tenth Bristol, Consisting of Fairhaven; New Bedford: Ward 3: Precinct A, Ward 4: Precincts D, E; Marion (Plymouth Co.); Mattapoisett (Plymouth Co.); Rochester (Plymouth Co.)