Geoff Diehl Representative

R Whitman
Geoff Diehl

Addresses

State House
Room 167
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2810
Email: Geoff.Diehl@mahouse.gov
Bill Docket Bill Title
HD235 Relative to tax abatements for disabled veterans
HD357 Relative to data derived from technology used for toll collections
HD369 An Act establishing the genetic engineering transparency food and seed labeling act
HD431 Relative to establishing a meals tax holiday
HD469 Relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage
HD592 For legislation to authorize pharmacists to perform certain medical procedures
HD678 Relative to the maximum number of patients assigned to a registered nurses or hospital care attendants
HD710 For legislation to establish a legislative budget office
HD746 Relative to access to generic medications and pharmacy reimbursements for the cost of drugs, medical products or devices
HD772 For legislation to adopt national education standards
HD818 For legislation to authorize municipalities to require automatic sprinkler protection systems in certain housing
HD827 Relative to firearm licensing requirements
HD945 For legislation to establish a rare disease advisory council
SD1031 For legislation to ensure access to medications.
SD1081 For legislation relative to the distribution of raw milk
SD1094 For legislation relative to Huntington's Disease
HD1096 For legislation to exempt regional school transportation funds from the Governor's ability to make reductions due to revenue deficiencies
HD1103 For legislation to prohibit local ordinances or laws regulating firearms and weapons
HD1234 Relative to tax havens
HD1278 For the establishment of a standing commission (including members of the General Court) to review and evaluate all tax expenditures
SD1302 For legislation relative to consistent firearm licensing practices
HD1327 Relative to the reduction of medication waste
SD1532 For legislation relative to equitable firearm license fees
SD1536 For legislation relative to firearm owners protection
SD1591 For legislation relative to the lawful sale of handguns
HD1593 For legislation to require transparency in solicitations via telephone and similar devices
HD1594 For legislation to prohibit partial birth abortions
HD1598 For legislation to clarify the definition of affordable housing to include mobile homes
HD1611 Relative to exempting certain school stadiums from plumbing regulations
HD1612 Relative to exempting veterans from the standard registration fee for veterans license plates
SD1779 For legislation relative to universal pre-kindergarten access.
HD1796 Relative to improving the apprehension of drunk drivers and other law violators
HD1809 For legislation to classify NBOMe as a controlled substance and establishing the penalty of the illegal possession of said substance
HD1867 Establishing the Olmsted Park improvement fund
HD1929 For legislation to reduce the income tax to five percent
HD1930 For legislation to reduce the sales tax to five per cent
SD1947 For legislation relative to the creation of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Finance Control Board
HD2174 For legislation to further regulate the registration of podiatrists
HD2361 For legislation to include home heating costs in the calculation of tax credits for senior citizens
HD2406 Relative to the reduction of certain sales and use taxes
HD2726 For legislation to permit the carrying of unloaded shotguns and rifles on public ways
HD2742 For legislation to include participation in a health care sharing ministry as a qualifying student health insurance plan
HD2812 For legislation to require valid identification when casting provisional ballots
HD2850 For legislation relative to the practice of athletic training
HD2868 Relative to establishing distinctive registration motor vehicle plates for Massachusetts Fallen Heroes
HD2926 For legislation to require the House and Senate committees on Ways and Means to conduct public hearings on proposed legislation to establish, increase or expand taxes or fees
HD2929 For legislation to require a one-year waiting period after passage of an act creating new taxes for said taxes to become effective
HD2932 For legislation to require the biennial review of rules and regulations with an economic impact small businesses
HD2935 For legislation to delay implementation of new regulations for a year subsequent to publication
HD2949 Relative to the penalties for sexual abuse of a child under thirteen years of age
HD2967 For legislation to exempt certain inventory from taxation
HD2999 An Act relative to sex offender notification
HD3019 For legislation to authorize school bus drivers to administer epinephrine to children suffering from allergic reactions
HD3273 Relative to the rights of certain expelled students to cross examine witnesses at the administrative hearing level
HD3357 For legislation to require that fiscal notes be attached to legislation providing unfunded mandates on municipal governments
HD3363 Relative to the conduct of committees of the General Court
HD3413 An Act relative to recognition of the "Honor and Remember" Flag in the Commonwealth
HD3495 Relative to strengthening public assistance programs
HD3508 Relative to the penalties for protests intentionally blocking or preventing access to a public roadway or highway
HD3553 Relative to utility meters and the rights of utility ratepayers

Geoff Diehl was born in Bethlehem, PA, in the shadow of Lehigh University, which he would later attend. Along the way, he would earn the rank of Eagle Scout as well as Illinois State Scholar. Following graduation from college, he worked in New York City in advertising. On a blind date, Geoff met South Shore native KathyJo Boss and a year later, they were married. They spent several years in L.A. in television production before returning to the east coast to start a family.

Moving to her home town of Whitman, Geoff became an Account Executive at Sign Design (Brockton), then Poyant Signs (New Bedford) while also assisting KathyJo with opening their small business, Boss Academy of Performing Arts (Hanson).

They have two daughters, Kaylee and Emily, and are involved with many local organizations. KathyJo is a member of the Whitman Cultural Council and supports Hanson's Little League and DARE program. Geoff is a member of the South Shore and MetroSouth Chambers of Commerce, as well as a former member of the Whitman Finance Committee and By-Law Review Committee.

Personal Information

Profession: Small Business Owner
Spouse: KathyJo
Children: 2
Religion: Christian
Interests: Family, Writing, History, Travel

Career Highlights

  • Member, House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Member, House Committee on Rules
  • Member, House Committee on Personnel and Administration

Education & Public Service

  • Lehigh University;Double-Major: BA in Government, BA in Urban Studies – Class of ‘92
  • Lake Forest Academy– Class of ‘88
  • Former member of Whitman Finance Committee
  • Former member of Whitman By-Law Review Committee
  • Restored Whitman’s historic Toll House sign, 2007
  • Eagle Scout
  • Rep. Geoff Diehl at Sachem Nursing

  • Rep. Geoff Diehl and Family

  • Rep. Geoff Diehl and Family

Seventh Plymouth, Consisting of Abington; East Bridgewater: Precincts 2, 3, 4; Whitman.