Brian M. Ashe Representative

D Longmeadow
Brian M. Ashe


State House
Room 540
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2090
Fax: 617-722-2848
District Office
Phone: 413-754-4184
Bill Docket Bill Title
SD44 For legislation to ensure effective health care cost control.
HD63 For legislation to designate the month of October as Farm to School Month in the Commonwealth and to strategize opportunities to spread farm-to-school programs statewide
HD65 Relative to strengthening the civil penalties of stop work orders under the workers' compensation statute
HD66 To further regulate workers' compensation
HD70 Relative to reverse vending machine bottle and can deposit redemption
HD71 Relative to special education funding
HD72 Relative to improving procurement procedures to assure opportunities for students with disabilities
HD80 For legislation to include transportation costs in the special education reimbursement program
HD85 Relative to the selection and qualification of jurors
HD87 Relative to providing retroactive capital reimbursement for a certain nursing facility in the town of Holden
SD95 For legislation to promote employment
HD124 Relative to the compensation of chief probation officers of the Trial Court
HD161 For legislation to prohibit smoking in motor vehicles if young children are in the vehicle
HD162 Relative to the liability of farmers' markets
HD178 For legislation to create an independent ombudsman office to oversee certain functions of the Department of Children and Families
HD179 Relative to the prevention of credit card company unfair business practices
HD180 For legislation to authorize owners of interests in real property to execute and record a transfer on death deed to such property
HD188 Relative to the false representation of military status
HD206 Relative to the placing of memorial markers on public roadways to commemorate victims of fatal car crashes or vehicular homicides
SD211 For legislation to promote business continuity and recovery after a disaster
HD218 For legislation to to protect drinking water from hydraulic fracturing
HD224 Relative to the operation of certain commercial vehicle with an accumulation of snow and ice
HD231 For legislation to develop housing plans for families, with minor children, who are being evicted from publicly subsidized housing
HD234 Relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices
SD235 For legislation relative to patient safety
HD242 For legislation to require licensed pawnbrokers and second hand dealers to photograph and catalogue certain pawned articles
HD267 Relative to the penalty for failure to stop operating a motor vehicle when being pursued by a police officer
SD269 For legislation to provide access to full spectrum addiction treatment services
HD272 Relative to requiring certain insurance policies to include coverage for nicotine based and non-nicotine based smoking cessation products
HD308 Relative to insurance coverage and payment for prescribed treatment for mitochondrial disease
HD331 Relative to providing hearing aid coverage for persons with profound hearing loss
SD332 For legislation relative to physical education in public schools
SD335 For legislation relative to health insurance coverage by athletic trainers
SD337 For legislation relative to insurance coverage for pervasive developmental disorders
SD340 For legislation to ensure equal access to college course materials for visually impaired students
HD343 Relative to insurance coverage for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome
HD347 Relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases
SD347 For legislation to promote safety in the transportation of students
SD348 For legislation to provide for HIV testing for at risk police officers
HD352 For legislation to establish in the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services a Massachusetts Alzheimer’s project
SD353 For legislation relative to creditable service for teachers.
SD354 For legislation to provide retirement benefits for veterans.
HD359 Relative to establish a structure for qualifying public depositories and establishing rules for collaterizing of public deposits
HD360 For legislation to establish a firearms and mental health fitness information registry within the Department of Criminal Justice Information Services
HD361 Relative to property tax exemptions for veterans
SD363 For legislation to establish the Massachusetts GI bill to provide tuition and fee waivers for National Guard members and veterans
SD368 For legislation to further regulate group insurance benefits for state employees and retired state employees.
HD369 An Act establishing the genetic engineering transparency food and seed labeling act
HD374 For legislation provide health benefit plan coverage for hearing aids
HD387 Relative to transparency in private utility construction contracts
HD401 For legislation to establish criteria for MassHealth hardship waivers
HD409 Establishing driver education and training reform
SD411 For legislation relative to dangerousness hearings
SD425 For legislation relative to open textbooks
SD428 For legislation relative to preventable hospital readmissions
SD441 For legislation relative to public higher education transfers
SD445 For legislation to allow local wetlands bylaw decisions to be appealed in court.
SD451 For legislation relative to dental hygienists
HD451 Relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining agreements with non-commissioned officers of the Department of State Police
SD452 For legislation to impose a penalty for the damaging of historic homes.
SD453 For legislation relative to restricting the marketing of other tobacco products.
HD454 Relative to senior hoarding
SD455 For legislation to prohibit falsification or impersonation of an emergency medical technician or paramedic.
SD458 For legislation relative to an affordable health plan.
HD459 Requiring health care coverage for the medically necessary treatment for disease, illness, injury, or bodily dysfunction required by a student's individual educational program
SD462 For legislation relative to the Massachusetts Alzheimers Project.
HD463 That the Registry of Motor Vehicles be directed to establish an educational safety program for recreational vehicles
SD464 For legislation to provide tax credits for hospitals providing charitable care
HD469 Relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage
HD470 Relative to motor vehicle speed limits in school zones
SD472 For legislation relative to housing and redevelopment authority vacancies.
HD486 For legislation to require judicial review of foreclosures on residential mortgages
SD489 For legislation to provide for an early retirement incentive for state employees.
SD490 For legislation to define fraud in the public bidding process.
SD492 For legislation to repeal the property tax exemption for Massport lessees.
HD497 Relative to the care of animals in cities and towns
HD498 Exempting agencies of the Commonwealth and cities and towns from payment of the tax imposed on the sale of gasoline
SD500 For legislation relative to the costs imposed upon the municipal and district ratepayers due to public drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems capital upgrades
HD501 Relative to expands health insurance coverage for certain acupuncture services, diagnosis and treatment and establishing a commission to investigate the potential for better integrated use of acupuncture services
SD503 For legislation to regulate synthetic heroin.
SD505 For legislation relative to fraud and embezzlement.
HD512 Relative to the transport, storage and sale of used bedding
SD519 For legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers
SD524 For legislation to regulate powdered alcohol
HD527 For legislation to ensure the integrity of municipal tax rates
SD540 For legislation to alleviate health care burdens for Massachusetts employers
HD544 For legislation to provide public access to local, state and federally issued operating licenses issued to certain businesses
SD546 For legislation relative to pedestrian safety
SD553 For legislation relative to solar drying of laundry
HD554 Relative to establishing a department of environmental protection appeals board
HD556 Relative to joint and last survivor allowances paid under the contributory retirement system
HD558 Relative to the restoration to service of certain public employees retired for disability
HD567 For legislation to increase the Commonwealth's compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act
HD579 For legislation to provide special line of duty death benefits to public safety officers
HD580 For legislation to establish a commuter pass program for users of the Massachusetts Turnpike
HD582 For legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the Masshealth Program
HD585 For legislation to prohibit the use of cell phones while operating a motor vehicle within school zones
HD595 Relative to common summary of payments forms for health care services
HD602 For legislation to require hand sanitizer dispensers in schools
SD608 For legislation relative to amusement devices.
SD627 For legislation to protect children and families from harmful flame retardants
SD628 For legislation to promote the accessibility, quality and continuity of care for consumers of behavioral health, substance use disorder and mental health services.
HD667 Relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility
HD670 Relative to Medicaid expansion
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
SD680 For legislation relative to the closing of hospital essential services
HD687 For legislation to benefit the Health Safety Net Trust Fund
HD706 Relative to the availability of prescription medication during an emergency
SD707 For legislation to promote purchasing from social enterprises by governmental bodies
HD722 Relative to cost of living adjustments for retired public employees of the Commonwealth
HD736 Relative to pregnancy, childbirth, or a related condition protection of employees and job applicants
SD742 For legislation to update reciprocity for licensing optometrists
HD742 For legislation to promote storm resistant utility infrastructure upgrades
HD743 Relative to the penalties for the use or manufacture of hidden compartments for the purpose of transporting or distributing controlled substances
HD745 Relative to vehicle insurance surcharges
SD750 For legislation to ensure adequate nursing services at public schools
SD753 For legislation relative to police pursuits in the Commonwealth
HD758 To prohibit the distribution in commerce of children's products and upholstered furniture containing certain flame retardants, and for other purposes
HD763 Relative to health clubs and the use and deployment of defibrillators
SD765 For legislation relative to the compostion of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
HD768 Relative to the deposit of certain fines into the Victims of Human Trafficking Trust Fund
SD770 For legislation relative to healthy families and businesses
HD774 For legislation to authorize the acquisition of land for the development and construction of an underground railroad, and a civil rights and black heritage museum in the city of Springfield
HD780 Relative to providing smoking cessation programs for certain police officers and fire fighters
SD817 For legislation to establish the miracle league of Massachusetts to provide recreational resources for persons with disabilities
SD818 For legislation to establish a fund to assist families of murder victims
HD818 For legislation to authorize municipalities to require automatic sprinkler protection systems in certain housing
SD821 For legislation to establish a universal driver's trust fund to offset the costs of uninsured motorists
HD826 For legislation to require coverage for community and home-based behavioral health care services for certain children and adolescents with mental health disorders
HD840 Relative to creating higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and other developmental disabilities
SD841 For legislation to require automated external defibrillators in schools.
HD874 Relative to the donations of leftover food by restaurants and cafeterias
SD902 For legislation to protect abandoned animals in vacant properties.
SD906 For legislation to create the Hampden County Commission on the Status of Women and Girls
HD912 Relative to increasing the fine for handicapped parking violations
SD916 For legislation relative to zero tolerance for violence and aggression by adults at youth sporting events
HD916 Relative to reducing certain fees associated with veterans' registration plates
HD935 For legislation to require funeral directors to make available to potential clients information regarding funeral and burial benefits for veterans
HD940 Relative to authorizing the establishment of recreational traffic safety zones in cities and towns
HD948 Relative to providing for an income tax credit for families caring for relatives at home who are elderly or victims of Alzheimer's disease
SD974 For legislation to protect animals during pet sales.
HD984 That applications pertaining to the taxation of certain open space lands be approved only upon the taxes on such property being paid in full
HD985 Relative to inquiry-based science, technology, engineering and mathematics education
HD998 Relative to regional stabilization funds
HD1008 Relative to audio recordings and written transcripts of phone calls made to the 911 emergency system
HD1009 For legislation to ban robocalls, so-called
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
HD1017 Relative to the powers and duties of regional school districts
HD1027 For legislation to provide equal access to evaluations for children with disabilities
SD1028 For legislation to protect the Commonwealth's residents from identity theft
HD1029 For legislation to establish safeguards to prevent death and disability from stroke
HD1034 Relative to coverage for prescription eye drops under health insurance policies
SD1038 For legislation relative to the countable assets of medical assistance recipients
HD1041 Relative to access to health insurance for human service providers and their employees
HD1080 Relative to the disposition of public lands with conservation protected status
HD1093 For legislation to direct the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to make driving records available online for informational purposes
HD1096 For legislation to exempt regional school transportation funds from the Governor's ability to make reductions due to revenue deficiencies
HD1098 Relative to the regional school transportation reimbursement fund
SD1101 For legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth
HD1105 Relative to regional stabilization funds
HD1107 For legislation to compare total health care spending with projected single payer health care system spending
HD1112 That certain health facilities be directed to establish a "safe patient handling policy", so-called
SD1114 For legislation to prevent the disposal of hydraulic fracturing wastewater
HD1119 For legislation to establish a student loan repayment pilot program to be administered by the Board of Higher Education for licensed social workers
SD1121 For legislation relative to fair access to surplus state equipment.
SD1131 For legislation to create patient choice and education in the dispensing of opiate drugs.
HD1133 Relative to the development of economically sound and environmentally progressive solid waste management strategies to improve recycling.
SD1175 For legislation to assess the impact of the public welfare system on the health and well-being of children
SD1178 For legislation relative to health care providers and first responders education
HD1188 That the Commissioner of Insurance be directed to make a bi-annual investigation relative to flood insurance rates
HD1189 For legislation to prohibit the sale of tobacco products at certain health care institutions
SD1202 For legislation relative to building real incentives for college savings
SD1205 For legislation relative to strengthening identity theft law
HD1207 Relative to oral health examinations for public school students
HD1208 Relative to health care worker safety
SD1208 For legislation relative to expanding the community college workforce training incentive program
HD1209 Relative to liability protection for disaster volunteers
HD1225 For legislation to require that assault and battery of a police officer responding to criminal activity be prosecuted as a felony
HD1226 Relative to communications between health insurers and patients concerning end of life treatment options
HD1230 Relative to abusive or hostile work environments
HD1252 For legislation to prohibit the use of cell phones while operating a motor vehicle within school zones.
HD1253 For legislation to prohibit businesses from misrepresenting the geographic location of such businesses in local telephone directories
HD1260 For legislation to provide visitation rights for great grandparents
HD1264 Relative to the disabled veterans exemption from the motor vehicle excise tax
SD1266 For legislation to direct the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to assess the current status of the commonwealth’s transportation system.
HD1308 Relative to updating reciprocity for licensing optometrists
HD1318 Relative to creating a pilot program to transfer high acuity behavioral health and dual diagnosis patients away from overcrowded emergency departments
HD1323 Relative to confining animals in a motor vehicle
HD1325 For legislation to compute and track the individual and collective lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions of all fuels
HD1342 Relative to membership in regional transit authorities
HD1343 Relative to providing child care assistance to homeless families
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
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
SD1372 For legislation to increase the penalties for the illegal possession of firearms
HD1381 For legislation to increase the annuities paid to certain disabled veterans and their families
SD1383 For legislation to study the feasibility of high-speed rail access between Springfield and Boston
SD1395 For legislation relative to motor vehicle service contracts
HD1396 For legislation to provide volunteer firefighters with a local option real estate tax exemption
HD1401 For legislation to provide tax deductions for contributions to certain college savings plans
HD1404 Relative to the recovery of emergency response costs for search and rescue operations
HD1425 For legislation to direct the Division of Medical Assistance to provide coverage for the treatment of opioid dependence
HD1429 For legislation to provide additional compensation for assistant municipal collectors or assistant treasurers upon certification
SD1430 For legislation to regulate hydraulic fracturing.
HD1431 Relative to parent-child privilege in delinquency or youthful offender proceedings
SD1441 For legislation to stabilize the commonwealth’s nursing facilities.
SD1445 For legislation relative to a tax credit for hiring recent graduates.
HD1452 Relative to insurance coverage for mammograms and magnetic resonance imaging
HD1454 Relative to insurance coverage for mammograms
HD1469 Relative to the designation of caregivers by certain patients
SD1474 For legislation relative to local licenses and permits.
SD1484 For legislation to create an interagency child abuse and neglect prevention task force.
HD1490 For legislation requiring carbon monoxide alarms in all residential, governmental and commercial structures
SD1499 For legislation relative to home care services.
SD1503 For legislation relative to essential health benefits.
HD1521 For legislation to establish a penalty for the mistreatment of elephants
HD1526 Relative to requiring child-resistant packaging of nicotine liquid containers
HD1530 Relative to the divestment of state pension funds from holdings in fossil fuel companies
HD1546 For legislation to regulate the use of trapping devices to take beaver and muskrat
SD1554 For legislation relative to improving graduation rates at public colleges and universities
SD1555 For legislation relative to Massachusetts high school diplomas
SD1565 For legislation to regulate tanning facilities
HD1571 For legislation to establish a process to identify toxic chemical substances used in consumer products
HD1575 For legislation to establish penalties for debarred employers, contractors and subcontractors illegally participating in contracts
SD1575 For legislation relative to youth emancipation
HD1578 Relative to dental insurance
HD1581 Relative to disposal and collection of prescription drugs
HD1591 Relative to descendants email access and procedures
HD1595 Relative to spouses under the definition of family members serving as paid caregivers
SD1601 For legislation to ensure continued health insurance coverage for children
HD1602 For legislation to make and investigation and study to determine whether there are sufficient and appropriate services for low incidence students with disabilities
HD1607 For legislation to direct the Commissioner of Revenue to annually designate a sales tax holiday
HD1609 For legislation to establish a educational mandate working group
HD1610 For legislation to require businesses offering travel services to provide consumers with health and safety information relative to international destinations
HD1611 Relative to exempting certain school stadiums from plumbing regulations
HD1612 Relative to exempting veterans from the standard registration fee for veterans license plates
HD1617 Relative to establishing a grant program to promote cost-effective, high quality in-district programs for students with disabilities
HD1624 Relative to the penalties imposed for falsely assuming to be a public official
HD1626 Relative to line-of-duty death and survivor benefits for police officers and fire fighters
HD1627 For legislation to increase line-of-duty death benefits for police officers and fire fighters
SD1632 For legislation to increase parental awareness of opiate abuse risks
HD1635 An Act Relative to the use of business telephone numbers in the Underground Economy
HD1636 Relative to the prevention of hazardous material release through underground tanks
HD1642 Relative to criminal penalties for resisting arrest
HD1647 Relative to the health of public safety officers exposed to hypodermic syringes or hypodermic needles
SD1648 For legislation related to unfunded mandates on public schools
HD1654 Relative to civil motor vehicle infraction by a junior operator who is not emancipated
SD1670 For legislation relative to a municipality’s right of first refusal of agricultural land
HD1670 For legislation relative to the establishment of a Medicaid and health care reform FMAP trust fund
HD1675 Relative to penalties for impeding or disrupting a public way
HD1684 An Act related to unfunded mandates on public schools
HD1716 Relative to assault and battery upon public employees
HD1720 Relative to penalties for providing false information to law enforcement officials
HD1724 For legislation to authorize certain expenditures from the Massachusetts Transportation Trust Fund
HD1730 Relative to hospital profit transparency and fairness and the establishment of a Medicaid reimbursement enhancement fund
SD1732 For legislation relative to bed bugs
SD1739 For legislation relative to responsible stewardship by drug manufacturers.
HD1746 For legislation to create a public health insurance agency to compete with private insurers
HD1748 For legislation to establish a special events marketing program within the Office of Travel and Tourism from additional assessments of meals taxes and room occupancy taxes
HD1752 For legislation to direct the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency to assess and report on the preparedness plans for a radiological accident at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station and Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant
HD1753 Relative to homeowners insurance rate filings that include charges for expected hurricane losses or catastrophes
HD1754 For legislation to authorize the Department of Public Health to enhance radiological air monitoring through an additional assessment to certain power plants
HD1756 Relative to coordinating the availability of transit services to employees of existing and expanding businesses by the Massachusetts Office of Business Development
HD1759 For legislation to create the position of poet laureate of the Commonwealth
HD1761 For legislation to authorize regional transit authorities to establish enterprise funds
HD1767 For legislation to increase power plant safety preparedness by the Department of Public Health to twenty miles
HD1776 For legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy
HD1785 Relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages
SD1790 For legislation relative to cognitive rehabilitation.
HD1809 For legislation to classify NBOMe as a controlled substance and establishing the penalty of the illegal possession of said substance
SD1822 For legislation to promote safety in transportation projects through public inspections
SD1829 For legislation to establish fair scheduling for employees in the Commonwealth
HD1846 For legislation to regulate sex offender registration in the 21st century
SD1850 For legislation to prohibit misleading telemarketer calls to consumers
HD1852 That the Department of Environmental Protection be notified by manufacturers of products containing toxic chemicals
SD1874 For legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity
HD1883 For the establishment of an economic development tax credit incentive program for the substantial rehabilitation of mill properties
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
HD1916 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of concussions that occur as a result of varsity sports in public and private high schools
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
HD1967 Relative to increasing the base for the calculation of cost-of-living increases for retired public employees
HD2007 For legislation to establish an advisory committee on the protection of honeybees in the Commonwealth
HD2011 Relative to the penalties for motor vehicle operators refusing to stop for a police officer
HD2015 For legislation to prohibit the sale to minors of electronic devices used to deliver liquid nicotine vapor
HD2020 An Act relative to the Online Privacy of Minors
HD2021 Relative to expanding access to healthy food choices in vending machines on state property
HD2027 An Act relative to the Safety of Teenage Drivers
HD2050 Relative to net metering by utility companies
HD2064 For legislation relative to victims rights
HD2070 For legislation to establish a task force to identify and review state laws, regulations, and administrative directives that prescribe requirements for school districts
HD2072 For legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing, and harrassment, without regard to protected class status
HD2077 That the word “veteran” be added to ballots of candidates who have honorably served in the armed forces
HD2081 Relative to baseline concussion testing for student athletes
HD2086 Relative to accountability for certain corporate political activities
HD2089 For legislation to promote the use of restorative justice practices
HD2120 For legislation to include private schools and charter schools in the interscholastic athletic head injury safety training program
HD2126 Relative to protecting puppies and kittens
HD2171 Relative to contracts for town assessors, treasurers and collectors
HD2188 Relative to juvenile court jurisdiction to divert from further court processing of certain children
HD2189 An Act relative to Puppy Mills
HD2204 relative to the use of audio or video recordings as minutes of public bodies
HD2208 For legislation to impose a moratorium on all new mandated education programs
HD2233 Relative to the management of low lands and swamps to control of tick-borne illness
HD2239 Relative to safe disposal of syringes, injection devices and other medical sharps
HD2242 Relative to insurance for transportation service companies that uses digital networks or software application services to connect passengers to services provided by transportation network company drivers
HD2267 Relative to the formula for district reimbursement through the special education circuit breaker
HD2284 That plaintiffs who have filed five or more unsuccessful petitions in the past seven years be classified as vexatious litigants
HD2287 Relative to property tax exemptions for persons over seventy years of age
HD2305 Relative to the payment of an accidental death benefit from the State-Boston retirement board to Maureen Shaw
HD2308 For legislation to expunge the records of persons falsely accused and juveniles.
HD2310 For legislation to authorize municipalities to reduce the real property tax obligations of persons over the age of sixty in exchange for volunteer service
HD2315 Relative to allowing physicians to retain a person administered naloxone when deemed medically necessary
HD2325 Relative to parental notification for out-of-school-district counseling referrals
HD2330 For legislation to authorize income tax filers to make voluntary contributions to the Massachusetts Cultural Development Fund on their annual income tax returns
HD2336 Relative to the use and protection of pollinators
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
HD2432 Relative to background checks on foster parents
HD2433 For legislation to further define standards of employee safety
HD2436 Relative to sexual health education
HD2440 Relative to the dispensing of controlled substances by emergency room physicians
HD2441 An Act relative to aggregated gas power
HD2442 Relative to bank robberies and collection of fraudulent checks
HD2445 For legislation to protect consumers using the Internet from identity theft and online predators
HD2447 Relative to further regulating the issuance of certificates of organization to corporations and limited liability companies
HD2450 Relative to the collection and reporting of certain nursing facility resident care information
HD2451 Relative to parental rights and child survivors of homicide
HD2452 For legislation to provide insurance coverage for chemical dependency, including alcoholism, within the Division of Medical Assistance
HD2456 Relative to stabilizing the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities
HD2457 Relative to the penalties for enticing a child under the age of sixteen
HD2458 Relative to the payment of certain claims by medical malpractice insurers
HD2460 Relative to the suspension of benefits by the Department of Transitional Assistance for persons convicted of certain crimes against the person
HD2463 An Act requiring insurance providers cover a minimum of 30 days for in-patient substance abuse treatment
HD2470 For legislation to promote accessibility and affordability of behavioral health and substance abuse services for recipients of MassHealth
HD2477 Relative to protecting Department of Children and Families social workers’ home addresses
HD2497 Relative to a review of existing staffing levels of environmental police officers in the Commonwealth
HD2502 For legislation to require the use of helmets for horseback riders and drivers of horse-drawn wagons
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
HD2529 For legislation to authorize the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to issue distinctive registration plates for fire fighters
HD2540 For legislation to increase the share of courses taught by full-time tenure and tenure-track faculty
HD2560 For legislation to require reports of state fire code violations be forwarded to the local marshal or head of the local fire department
HD2582 Relative to increasing voting opportunities and online voter registration awareness in public schools
HD2584 Relative to motor vehicle license suspension record privacy
HD2587 Relative to the registered land in the office of an assistant recorder
HD2615 That banks be required to mediate in good faith with homeowners to identify alternative resolutions before starting foreclosures
HD2617 For legislation to require seatbelts in school buses
HD2635 To establish a commission relative to the suitable placement of a memorial to Raymond L. Flynn
HD2646 That public school students of voting age be instructed on the voter registration process and provided access to voter registration forms
HD2664 For legislation to prohibit the withholding of diplomas to students meeting all requirements except a score on a state standardized test
HD2670 An Act requiring physician training on Alzheimer's and dementia
HD2687 An Act relative to bee colony collapse disorder
HD2706 For legislation to provide an income tax deduction for interest paid on certain graduate student loans
HD2724 An Act expanding the duties of members of the General Court
HD2741 For legislation to provide emergency aid to certain elderly and disabled residents
HD2750 For legislation to increase the penalties for assault and battery upon a child
HD2751 Relative to emergency vehicle lights and signals
HD2758 For legislation to disclosure requirements for dry cleaners using toxic chemicals
HD2768 Relative to flag desecration
HD2802 Relative to pay equity
HD2806 An Act relative to interest on property tax bills
HD2810 For legislation to further regulate the canceling of insurance coverage for non-payment of premiums
HD2818 Relative to administering the medical assistance programs
HD2831 Relative to sports medicine professionals
HD2841 An Act allowing for the partial payment of property taxes
HD2844 For legislation to increase participation in early childhood care settings
HD2859 An Act relative to the taxation of veterans
HD2868 Relative to establishing distinctive registration motor vehicle plates for Massachusetts Fallen Heroes
HD2880 An Act relative to direct mailings
HD2894 An Act establishing a college tuition tax deduction
HD2909 For legislation relative to the collection of personal property taxes
HD2912 For legislation to provide transparency in the data contained in the payer and provider claims database
HD2919 For legislation to dedicate a portion of certain grants to promote community on-the-job training for youths
HD2942 An Act relative to improving mental health care through innovation
HD2943 For legislation to further regulate expenditures for mortgages from the Community Preservation Trust Fund
HD2945 Relative to the reporting of credit transactions of consumers by financial or consumer lending institutions following bankruptcies
HD2946 Relative to amending spousal support payments by wage assignment and account garnishment
HD2948 For legislation to further regulate the sale of tobacco products to teenagers
HD2961 Relative to juror service certificates
HD2975 Relative to training of elder services workers in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease
HD2976 Relative to utility data transparency and access
HD2979 Relative to scholarship programs for children of veterans and public officers
HD2997 Relative to the criteria for the release of terminally ill inmates to alternative locations of confinement
HD2998 For legislation to create a program to reduce childhood obesity by assessing a tax on candies, confectionaries and soft drinks
HD3021 That the University of Massachusetts and the University of Massachusetts Medical School develop and implement provisions for payback in learning contracts
HD3022 For legislation to limit fees charged by cashers of checks, drafts or money orders
HD3036 Relative to anesthesia insurance coverage for children hospitalized for dental treatment
HD3046 An Act regulating practices of common carriers regarding former business customers
HD3096 Relative to consumer privacy in mortgage applications
HD3098 That the the Department of Transportation assess the current status of the transportation system of the Commonwealth
HD3119 For legislation to permit purging of juveniles delinquency records
HD3137 For legislation to establish election day voter registration
HD3146 For legislation to increase the penalties for violations of certain hunting laws
HD3160 Relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services
HD3165 Relative to strengthening and expanding affordable, quality higher education opportunities for residents of the Commonwealth
HD3167 For legislation to authorize public institutions of higher education to retain funds received as in-state tuition
HD3200 For legislation to protect tenants and prevent vacancies in foreclosed homes
HD3201 Relative to child-centered family law and child custody determinations
HD3220 For legislation to institute programs to respond to sexual violence on higher education campuses
HD3234 Relative to the punishment for deaths caused as the result of the injection, inhalation or ingestion of drugs
HD3241 Relative to electronic prescribing of opiates and other controlled substances
HD3250 Relative to veterans preference for public housing
HD3255 An Act relative to strengthening background checks
HD3260 An Act prohibiting the obstruction of state highways
HD3284 An Act relating to public safety and public health worker protections
HD3298 Relative to establishing a right to counsel in certain eviction cases
HD3343 For legislation to mandate health insurance coverage for certain brain injury rehabilitation
HD3364 For legislation to provide a waiver of fees to veterans at public institutions of higher learning
HD3391 An Act providing for certain health insurance coverage
HD3413 An Act relative to recognition of the "Honor and Remember" Flag in the Commonwealth
HD3414 For legislation to direct the Attorney General to provide for a study of the methodology used to promulgate new flood insurance rate maps through the National Flood Insurance Program
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
HD3433 For legislation to protect families from adverse financial conditions caused by unreasonable debt
HD3435 For legislation to exempt disabled veterans from motor vehicle registration fees on primary passenger vehicles
HD3444 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to enhancing tourism at the State House
HD3521 Relative to court appointed legal guardians
HD3525 Relative to Superior Court foreclosure procedures
HD3530 Relative to holding property owners accountable for recurring municipal public nuisance complaints
HD3552 Relative to increasing killed-in-line-of-duty benefits for public safety employees
HD3553 Relative to utility meters and the rights of utility ratepayers

By Request
HD623 For legislation to establish a balanced sustainable development commission

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator

Education & Public Service

  • Cathedral High School
  • Westfield State College, B.S. Business Management
  • Westfield State College, Masters Criminal Justice
  • MA House of Representatives 2009 to present
  • Longmeadow Select Board 20012008, Select Board Chairman 2003 and 2006
  • Metropolitan Planning Organization 2004 - 2007
Second Hampden, Consisting of East Longmeadow: Precincts 2, 3, 4; Hampden; Longmeadow; Monson.