Theodore C. Speliotis Representative

D Danvers
Theodore C. Speliotis

Addresses

State House
Room 20
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2410
Email: Theodore.Speliotis@mahouse.gov

Committee Membership

Bill Docket Bill Title
SD167 For legislation to further regulate business practices between motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, and distributers
SD289 For legislation relative to foster care children
SD310 For legislation to further define standards of employee safety.
SD454 For legislation to provide health insurance coverage for scalp hair prosthesis.
SD455 For legislation to prohibit falsification or impersonation of an emergency medical technician or paramedic.
SD533 For legislation to create the Home Works Program
SD1061 For legislation relative to Child-Centered Family Law.
SD1237 For legislation relative to the sanctity of collective bargaining.
SD1461 For legislation relative to community hospitals.
HD1684 An Act related to unfunded mandates on public schools
SD1770 For legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenses.
SD1785 For legislation relative to the safety and reclamation of quarries.
SD1810 For legislation relative to the emergency assistance housing program
SD1847 For legislation to enhance the license plate system of the Commonwealth
SD1871 For legislation relative to juvenile murder
H.112 HD2477 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 112) of James J. O'Day, Bruce E. Tarr and others relative to protecting Department of Children and Families social workers’ home addresses. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.119 HD231 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 119) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to develop housing plans for families, with minor children, who are being evicted from publicly subsidized housing. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.129 HD1027 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 129) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to provide equal access to evaluations for children with disabilities. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.340 HD1471 By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 340) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to providing a public education system of sufficient quality. Education.
H.448 HD2436 By Messrs. O'Day of West Boylston and Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 448) of James J. O'Day, Paul Brodeur and others relative to sexual health education. Education.
H.456 HD2070 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 456) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for legislation to establish a task force to identify and review state laws, regulations, and administrative directives that prescribe requirements for school districts. Education.
H.529 HD2741 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 529) of James J. O'Day, Patricia D. Jehlen and others for legislation to provide emergency aid to certain elderly and disabled residents. Elder Affairs.
H.651 HD2233 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 651) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the management of low lands and swamps to control of tick-borne illness. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.731 HD2007 By Mrs. Orrall of Lakeville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 731) of Keiko M. Orrall and others for legislation to establish an advisory committee on the protection of honeybees in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.813 HD3160 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 813) of James M. Cantwell and others relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services. Financial Services.
H.829 HD2713 By Mr. Devers of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 829) of Marcos A. Devers and others that non-moving violations shall not be considered surchargeable incidents under the motor vehicle insurance law. Financial Services.
H.881 HD534 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 881) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the cancellation of certain health insurance policies. Financial Services.
H.941 HD308 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 941) of John W. Scibak and others relative to insurance coverage and payment for prescribed treatment for mitochondrial disease. Financial Services.
H.1125 HD115 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1125) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others for legislation to exclude certain veterans' benefits in calculating housing assistance benefits. Housing.
H.1129 HD691 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1129) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to establish a homeless bill of rights. Housing.
H.1220 HD347 By Mrs. Campbell of Methuen, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1220) of Linda Dean Campbell and others relative to the posting of security for seized animals in cruelty cases. The Judiciary.
H.1235 HD1846 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1235) of Tackey Chan and others for legislation to regulate sex offender registration in the 21st century. The Judiciary.
H.1273 HD1323 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1273) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to confining animals in a motor vehicle. The Judiciary.
H.1433 HD2809 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1433) of Kay Khan and others relative to the expungement of criminal records of juveniles. The Judiciary.
H.1577 HD3072 By Representatives Rushing of Boston and Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1577) of Byron Rushing and others relative to gender identity and access to public accommodations. The Judiciary.
H.1636 HD760 By Mr. Tucker of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1636) of Paul Tucker and others relative to coverage of public employees under the Tort Claims Act. The Judiciary.
H.1639 HD3192 By Mr. Tucker of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1639) of Paul Tucker and others relative to the issuance of a summons instead of a warrant for misdemeanors. The Judiciary.
H.1748 HD1833 By Representatives Michlewitz of Boston and Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1748) of Aaron Michlewitz, Kate Hogan and others for legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1848 HD497 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1848) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the care of animals in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1865 HD1367 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1865) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to require owners of rented or foreclosed properties to check for abandoned animals. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1866 HD1370 By Mr. Rogers of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1866) of David M. Rogers and others for legislation to strengthen the enforcement of certain dog laws. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.1936 HD1248 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1936) of Lori A. Ehrlich and Theodore C. Speliotis for legislation to exempt certain excavation, processing of earth products for construction purposes from the noisome prohibition public health law. Public Health.
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.2302 HD1967 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2302) of Sean Garballey and others relative to increasing the base for the calculation of cost-of-living increases for retired public employees. Public Service.
H.2383 HD2472 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2383) of James J. O'Day and others relative to pension benefits for surviving spouses of Department of Children and Families social workers killed in the line of duty. Public Service.
H.2386 HD2475 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2386) of James J. O'Day and others relative to retirement benefits of certain employees of the Department of Children and Families. Public Service.
H.2468 HD1390 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2468) of Tackey Chan and others for legislation relative to the senior circuit breaker tax credit. Revenue.
H.2503 HD2060 By Ms. Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2503) of Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others relative to access to capital for business growth in economically distressed communities. Revenue.
H.2629 HD2361 By Mr. Muratore of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2629) of Mathew Muratore and others for legislation to include home heating costs in the calculation of tax credits for senior citizens. Revenue.
H.2698 HD1862 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2698) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to assess certain taxes for financing regional transportation needs and investments. Revenue.
H.3059 HD2492 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3059) of Jerald A. Parisella and others that the Highway Department create a timeline for interchange improvements along Route 128 from the city of Peabody to the town of Gloucester. Transportation.
H.3100 HD3098 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3100) of William M. Straus and others that the the Department of Transportation assess the current status of the transportation system of the Commonwealth. Transportation.
H.3126 HD3364 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3126) of James Arciero and others for legislation to provide a waiver of fees to veterans at public institutions of higher learning. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3127 HD1988 By Representative Atkins of Concord and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3127) of Cory Atkins, James B. Eldridge and others 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. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3151 HD116 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3151) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to the appointment of veterans agents and service officers. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3155 HD1886 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3155) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to burial benefits of veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3156 HD1889 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3156) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others for legislation to prohibits discrimination against veterans in employment decisions. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3157 HD1890 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3157) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others for legislation to allocate tax credits for projects sponsored by nonprofits to provide permanent housing for formerly homeless veterans in service-based multifamily property and projects. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3158 HD1907 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3158) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to establishing the office of the Secretary of the Department of Veterans’ Services in the Governor's cabinet. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3159 HD1912 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3159) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. and others relative to shelter benefits for veterans. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3242 HD369 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3242) of Ellen Story and others relative to the labeling of genetically engineered food. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.3283 HD2747 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3283) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to stipends for interns of the General Court. Public Service.

Representative Ted Speliotis attended the Carroll School in Peabody, the Danversport Elementary School and is a graduate of Danvers High School. He earned his B.S in Political Science and a certification and license to teach from Northeastern University.

For the past 12 years, he has participated in the Peabody reading program. He is a tireless advocate for the communities, individuals, families and businesses in his district. His seniority, experience and key leadership positions in the legislature have made him one of the most effective, approachable and informed legislators on Beacon Hill.

Personal Information

Profession: Legislator
Spouse: June (Consigli) Speliotis
Children: 2
Grandchildren: 2
Religion: Greek Orthodox
Interests: Public and Community service

Education & Public Service

  • Danvers High School, 1971
  • Northeastern University, 1976 (B.S. in Political Science and teaching certification)
  • Town Meeting Member (1972)
  • Democratic Town Committee
  • Danvers Town Moderator (1987-1995)
  • Mass. House (1979-1986, 1997-Present)
Thirteenth Essex, Consisting of Danvers; Middleton: Precinct 2; Peabody: Ward 5: Precinct 2, Ward 6.