John Velis Representative

D Westfield
John Velis


State House
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2582
Bill Docket Bill Title
HD115 For legislation to exclude certain veterans' benefits in calculating housing assistance benefits
HD116 Relative to the appointment of veterans agents and service officers
HD124 Relative to the compensation of chief probation officers of the Trial Court
SD128 For legislation relative to just cause terminations.
SD223 For legislation to establish a moratorium for charter schools
SD285 For legislation to combat climate change.
SD332 For legislation relative to physical education in public schools
HD369 An Act establishing the genetic engineering transparency food and seed labeling act
HD386 For legislation to further regulate the right to strike of public employees
HD469 Relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage
HD496 For legislation to provide for the establishment of a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change
SD560 Relative to providing for a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants
HD664 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) on institutional long term care
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
HD681 That persons diagnosed with familial dysautonomia disorder receive certain services from the Department of Developmental Services
HD687 For legislation to benefit the Health Safety Net Trust Fund
SD707 For legislation to promote purchasing from social enterprises by governmental bodies
SD718 For legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the MassHealth program
HD736 Relative to pregnancy, childbirth, or a related condition protection of employees and job applicants
HD763 Relative to health clubs and the use and deployment of defibrillators
HD764 For legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of group or individual disability, accident or sickness insurance policies
SD765 For legislation relative to the compostion of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
SD803 For legislation to fully apply telemedicine coverage.
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.
SD906 For legislation to create the Hampden County Commission on the Status of Women and Girls
SD1016 For legislation to promote higher education among employees of human services provider organizations
HD1029 For legislation to establish safeguards to prevent death and disability from stroke
HD1041 Relative to access to health insurance for human service providers and their employees
HD1045 Relative to limited civil liability for sports officials
HD1129 Relative to turnaround plans for underperforming schools
HD1220 That the Division of Medical Assistance provide coverage for residential habilitation services for individuals age sixty or older
HD1230 Relative to abusive or hostile work environments
HD1322 For legislation to exempt employees of a public school districts from fees associated with background checks
HD1364 For legislation to establish a penalty for assault upon sports officials
SD1381 For legislation to prevent prescription drug abuse by closing the pharmacy shopping loophole
SD1383 For legislation to study the feasibility of high-speed rail access between Springfield and Boston
HD1396 For legislation to provide volunteer firefighters with a local option real estate tax exemption
SD1399 For legislation to promote high-tech job growth in gateway cities
SD1512 For legislation to authorize Gary W. Tirrell to receive additional creditable service from the Massachusetts Teachers' Retirement System.
SD1517 For legislation to designate a certain bridge in the city of Westfield as the All Westfield Patriots Bridge
HD1575 For legislation to establish penalties for debarred employers, contractors and subcontractors illegally participating in contracts
HD1595 Relative to spouses under the definition of family members serving as paid caregivers
HD1641 Relative to death benefits to surviving spouses of call and volunteer firefighters
HD1703 An Act to Create a Gateway Cities Public Safety Pilot Program
HD1730 Relative to hospital profit transparency and fairness and the establishment of a Medicaid reimbursement enhancement fund
HD1833 For legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability
HD1886 Relative to burial benefits of veterans
HD1889 For legislation to prohibits discrimination against veterans in employment decisions
HD1890 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
HD1907 Relative to establishing the office of the Secretary of the Department of Veterans’ Services in the Governor's cabinet
HD1912 Relative to shelter benefits for veterans
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
HD2034 For legislation to establish a state meat inspection program and enhance the meat and poultry slaughter and processing infrastructure in the Commonwealth
HD2060 Relative to access to capital for business growth in economically distressed communities
HD2070 For legislation to establish a task force to identify and review state laws, regulations, and administrative directives that prescribe requirements for school districts
HD2126 Relative to protecting puppies and kittens
HD2130 For legislation to protect bicyclists in bicycle lanes
HD2137 For legislation to define and further protect vulnerable persons on the roads of the Commonwealth
HD2165 For the establishment of a living minimum wage for employees and contracted employees of the Commonwealth
HD2208 For legislation to impose a moratorium on all new mandated education programs
HD2211 For legislation to provide the highest quality education through access of innovative and research-based language education instructional programs
HD2368 Relative to access to child and adolescent mental health services
HD2382 An Act Strengthening the Massachusetts Home Care Program
HD2433 For legislation to further define standards of employee safety
HD2436 Relative to sexual health education
HD2456 Relative to stabilizing the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities
HD2470 For legislation to promote accessibility and affordability of behavioral health and substance abuse services for recipients of MassHealth
HD2472 Relative to pension benefits for surviving spouses of Department of Children and Families social workers killed in the line of duty
HD2475 Relative to retirement benefits of certain employees of the Department of Children and Families
HD2538 Relative to the taxation of inventory
HD2540 For legislation to increase the share of courses taught by full-time tenure and tenure-track faculty
HD2735 An Act Establishing a Right to Try
HD2782 Relative to further regulating health care costs and the dispensing of controlled substances
HD2802 Relative to pay equity
HD2818 Relative to administering the medical assistance programs
HD2879 For legislation to establish a commission to study veterans transportation issues
HD3146 For legislation to increase the penalties for violations of certain hunting laws
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
HD3405 For legislation to increase the annual stipend for members of the Commonwealth’s hazardous material response teams
HD3463 For the establishment of a Massachusetts 2024 commission on the summer Olympic games
HD3501 Relative to establishing an office of rural policy
HD3518 Relative to school safety and student success through school-based law enforcement
HD3551 For legislation to establish a commission to research and assess opportunities to increase accessibility to the Code of Massachusetts Regulations
HD3556 For legislation to establish a Hampshire-Franklin Commission on the Status of Women
Fourth Hampden. - Consisting of the city of Westfield, in the county of Hampden.