Shawn Dooley Representative

R Norfolk
Shawn Dooley


State House
Room 167
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2810
Bill Docket Bill Title
HD56 For legislation to allow for the establishment of "public internet discussion," to allow members of a public body to discuss matters before it without going through the requirements of the open meeting law
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
SD67 For legislation to protect sports medicine professionals.
HD163 For legislation to authorize licensed, qualified retired law enforcement officers to carry firearms on the grounds of any elementary, secondary school, college or university
HD188 Relative to the false representation of military status
HD233 Relative to filing fees for limited liability companies
HD234 Relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices
HD267 Relative to the penalty for failure to stop operating a motor vehicle when being pursued by a police officer
HD331 Relative to providing hearing aid coverage for persons with profound hearing loss
HD369 An Act establishing the genetic engineering transparency food and seed labeling act
HD374 For legislation provide health benefit plan coverage for hearing aids
HD407 Relative to exempting certain school supply expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers from the income tax
HD439 For legislation relative to noncriminal disposition of parking violations
HD469 Relative to Lyme disease treatment health insurance coverage
HD470 Relative to motor vehicle speed limits in school zones
SD490 For legislation to define fraud in the public bidding process.
HD508 That the Commissioner of Public Health be directed to establish regulations for the return to pharmacies of certain unused medication by health care facilities
HD515 For legislation to require parental notification and consent prior to implementing age appropriate sexual health education in the schools
HD529 Relative to the apportioning of electoral votes by Congressional district
HD554 Relative to establishing a department of environmental protection appeals board
HD609 Relative to secondary metals dealings
HD613 Relative to angel investor tax credits
HD681 That persons diagnosed with familial dysautonomia disorder receive certain services from the Department of Developmental Services
HD694 That students with diabetes attending public or private schools be permitted to possess certain medical supplies and administer necessary treatments
HD701 Relative to the displaying of motor fuel prices based on the method of payment
HD710 For legislation to establish a legislative budget office
SD730 For legislation to provide time to develop better measures of and assistance for student learning.
HD840 Relative to creating higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and other developmental disabilities
HD874 Relative to the donations of leftover food by restaurants and cafeterias
SD969 For legislation relative to preserving public safety and preventing trespassing on state highways
SD1061 For legislation relative to Child-Centered Family Law.
HD1156 For legislation to increase penalties for the distribution of heroin.
HD1180 Relative to returning the payment of bonuses to veterans of the Persian Gulf War to the Office of the Treasurer and Receiver General from the Department of Veterans Services
HD1181 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. [BILL NUMBER]) of Chris Walsh for legislation to establish the position of state architect laureate to promote greater appreciation of the architectural history of the state house and other public buildings in the commonwealth . Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
HD1188 That the Commissioner of Insurance be directed to make a bi-annual investigation relative to flood insurance rates
HD1327 Relative to the reduction of medication waste
HD1331 Relative to the penalties associated with moving violations
HD1333 For legislation to prohibit the use of so-called "force accounts" by awarding authorities
HD1360 Relative to penalties for the crime of impersonating police officers and other officials
SD1449 For legislation to justify the use of project labor agreements.
HD1450 Relative to the jurisdiction of the courts within the Housing Court Department
HD1479 Relative to student online information protection policies
SD1543 For legislation to require photo identification to receive a ballot
SD1547 For legislation relative to campaign finance during special elections
HD1641 Relative to death benefits to surviving spouses of call and volunteer firefighters
SD1671 For legislation to authorize the appointment of special police officers in the town of Wrentham
HD1675 Relative to penalties for impeding or disrupting a public way
HD1772 For legislation relative to motorcycle safety with malfunctioning traffic signals not detecting motorcycles
HD1848 Relative to public meeting exemptions for the General Court
SD1851 For legislation relative to prevention of EBT fraud
SD1857 For legislation to further reduce EBT fraud
HD1874 For legislation to increase penalties for distribution and trafficking of oxycodone and derivatives of oxycodone
HD1881 Relative to establishing a minimum training wage
HD1943 For legislation to allow municipalities to exempt small projects from the prevailing wage law
HD1945 For legislation to allow for the lawful sale of inert ammunition components from certain out of state vendors to lawfully licensed Massachusetts gun owners
SD1945 By Mr. Ross, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Richard J. Ross and Shawn Dooley for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for James O’Brien, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services. Public Service.
SD1946 By Mr. Ross, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Richard J. Ross and Shawn Dooley for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Candida Leonard, an employee of the Department of Corrections. [COMMITTEE].
HD1951 For legislation to the penalty for blocking public ways and disrupting traffic
HD1953 Authorizing the State Retirement Board to pay a certain retirement benefit to Virginia Wise the surviving spouse of Raymond Wise an officer of the Bridgewater State College police department
HD1955 Relative to establishing a special commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation and study of the unemployment benefit eligibility system
HD1957 For legislation to establish a prison mitigation fund for cities and towns hosting Department of Correction facilities
HD1965 For legislation to clarify the definition, testing regulations and enforcement of motorcycle sound emissions
HD1981 Relative to disqualifying certain individuals from receiving unemployment insurance benefits
HD2007 For legislation to establish an advisory committee on the protection of honeybees in the Commonwealth
HD2038 For legislation to lower the sales tax and provide for the taxation of remote sales.
HD2040 For legislation to provide reimbursements for certain informational technology enhancements in compliance with the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career
HD2071 Relative to the organization of limited liability companies
HD2076 Relative to voting overseas
HD2081 Relative to baseline concussion testing for student athletes
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
HD2162 Relative to the sales tax on bundled cellular telephone transactions
HD2187 For legislation to repeal the estate tax
HD2194 For legislation to eliminate privatization contracts
HD2195 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to review security and safety procedures in the State House and courthouses
HD2230 Relative to certain habitual offenders
HD2240 Relative to notices to notaries public and justices of the peace prior to the expiration of their commissions
HD2243 For legislation to make the General Court subject to the open meeting law
HD2250 For legislation to allow veterans living in housing authorities to deduct the cost of traveling for medical purposes from the income total assessed by said authority
HD2254 Relative to accessible electronic information technology for persons with disabilities
HD2265 For legislation to impose a fine for public officials in noncompliance with allowing access to public records
HD2268 For legislation to require applicants for voter registration to show proof of identification
HD2273 Relative to total amounts distributed to cities and town for the purpose of education
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
HD2356 Relative to estimated quarterly corporate tax payments
HD2361 For legislation to include home heating costs in the calculation of tax credits for senior citizens
HD2366 Relative to charter school renewal
HD2369 Relative to providing for sales tax holidays, so-called, on the dates August 15 and August 16, 2015
HD2370 Relative to providing for sales tax holidays, so-called, on the dates August 13 and August 14, 2016
HD2372 Relative to parental options of enrolling children in elective courses involving sexual education rather than opting out of mandatory courses
HD2374 Relative to non-public school student access to the MCAS exam
HD2376 For legislation to require a two-thirds vote of the Senate and the House of Representatives prior to making appropriations from the Stabilization Fund
HD2377 Relative to the taxation of trucks, tractors, trailers, and railcars that transport people or goods in interstate commerce
HD2378 Relative to limitations on expenditures and revenues
HD2381 Relative to exempting municipalities from the gas tax
HD2383 Relative to establishing a special commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation and study concerning performance-based funding for public institutions of higher education
HD2384 Relative to the expansion of the valedictorian tuition waiver program in the public system of higher education
HD2387 For legislation to prohibit reductions of net school spending below the foundation budget amount
HD2402 For legislation to establish an annual sales tax holiday
HD2404 For legislation to establish a working group (including members of the General Court) relative to the implementation of the Common Core State Standards and Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC)
HD2405 Relative to the curriculum frameworks for the core subjects established by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
HD2406 Relative to the reduction of certain sales and use taxes
HD2407 Relative to calculations of interest for refunds issued by the Department of Revenue
HD2408 Relative to the penalties for the crime of fetal homicide
HD2409 Relative to the establishment of a tax amnesty program
HD2411 Relative to authorizing the courts of the Commonwealth to establish a system of juvenile restitution
HD2412 Relative to the calculation of the inventory tax on certain corporations
HD2413 Relative to the indemnification of certain persons from civil proceedings for injuries or deaths of persons unlawfully entering their dwelling
HD2414 That schools be required to maintain non-patient specific epinephrine auto-injectors to be used in the event of anaphylactic emergencies
HD2415 Relative to the online enticement of children
HD2416 Relative to the crime of incest
HD2417 Relative to the liability of persons transporting operators of motor vehicles arrested for drunk driving
HD2418 Relative to the deliberate spread of contagious diseases
HD2421 For legislation to authorize the Division of Victim Compensation and Assistance to monitor profits from criminal activities of incarcerated persons
HD2424 For legislation to prohibit eminent domain takings for the purpose of economic development
HD2426 Relative to the crime of failing to notify law enforcement officials of a missing or deceased child
HD2427 That persons charged with the commission of felonies be required to submit DNA samples
HD2428 Relative to the establishment of a task force (including members of the General Court) to study use of the Internet by sex offenders
HD2431 Relative to protecting children from domestic violence
HD2435 An Act establishing a special commission to study the efficacy of funding the construction of public safety buildings through the sales tax
HD2439 Relative to the penalties for certain crimes against public peace
HD2443 Relative to access to state funded counsel during sex offender classification hearings
HD2461 Relative to the recorking of wine
HD2512 For legislation to establish an animal abuse registry
HD2529 For legislation to authorize the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to issue distinctive registration plates for fire fighters
HD2536 For legislation to authorize municipalities to invest in credit unions
HD2537 Establishing a personal finance, civic responsibility and general legal high school social studies curriculum
HD2538 Relative to the taxation of inventory
HD2562 Relative to commercial use of hoisting equipment
HD2563 Relative to income tax exemptions for active duty members of the armed forces
HD2564 Relative to the authority of parents to exempt their children from a certain standardized exam known as the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career (PARCC) exam
HD2565 Relative to out-of-district vocational school transportation
HD2566 Relative to personal use of hoisting equipment
HD2567 Relative to veterans preference for public housing
HD2569 Relative to the regulation of trade by the establishment of a uniform trade secrets act
HD2570 Relative to work requirements for public assistance recipients
HD2571 Relative to a study of the economic impact of the increased minimum wage
HD2572 For legislation to change the definition of a Gateway City
HD2573 For legislation to create a task force to study the impact and benefits of the additional funding for gateway cities
HD2574 For legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) to be known as the Massachusetts minimum creditable coverage advisory commission to investigate and study various aspects of health insurance in the Commonwealth
HD2575 Relative to unemployment insurance benefits for seasonal businesses
HD2576 For legislation to require a waiting period for the implementation of new taxes
HD2577 Providing for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to studying the legislative process
HD2579 Relative to a corporate minimum tax exemption
HD2580 Relative to death certificates
HD2582 Relative to increasing voting opportunities and online voter registration awareness in public schools
HD2585 Relative to the earned income tax credit
HD2590 Relative to establishing a commission to study copayments
HD2600 Relative to the use of epinephrine, adrenaline or other agents by optometrists in the treatment of anaphylaxis
HD2607 Relative to campaign financing and reporting
HD2613 Relative to the fees charged for the certification of fire fighters as emergency medical technicians
HD2616 For legislation to repeal the law providing for the election of the President of the United States by national popular vote
HD2618 For legislation to require photo-identification for persons voting in elections
HD2620 Relative to the voting procedures of presidential electors
HD2621 Relative to the equitable assessment of banking fees imposed on accounts for personal, family or household purposes
HD2623 Relative to motor vehicle insurance surcharges
HD2625 Relative to the withholding of rents and the establishment of rent escrow accounts by tenants for code violations by landlords
HD2628 Relative to public housing restrictions
HD2630 That cities and towns be authorized to increase the density of property zoned for residential usage to provide additional affordable housing units
HD2632 For legislation to expedite the permitting process for housing
HD2633 Relative to affordable housing and the preservation of community water resources
HD2643 That certain fire fighters may wear uniforms while on duty and making solicitations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association
HD2646 That public school students of voting age be instructed on the voter registration process and provided access to voter registration forms
HD2666 For legislation to require local housing authorities to deny certain convicted sex offenders access to state-subsidized public housing facilities
HD2667 For legislation to further regulate certain restrictions on housing development or building permits under zoning ordinances in cities and towns
HD2668 Relative to defining family health coverage and individual health coverage for public employees
HD2682 Relative to child custody arrangements of military personnel
HD2683 For legislation to provide regulatory reform to promote job growth
HD2686 For legislation to require automated external defibrillators in assisted living residences
HD2688 For legislation to prohibits the use of “union-only” requirements in public construction
HD2689 For legislation to require authorities mandating a project labor agreement to report to the House and Senate committees on Ways and Means
HD2690 Relative to political contributions by investment advisors doing business with public entities
HD2692 For legislation to repeal the law restricting the privatization of certain governmental functions
HD2694 For legislation to direct the State Auditor to conduct annual audits of credit cards issued on behalf of state agencies
HD2696 For legislation to prohibit access for convicted level 2 or level 3 sex offenses to certain public housing subsidized by the Commonwealth
HD2711 For legislation to further regulate campaign contributions to political committees and candidates for legislative and state-wide elections
HD2712 For legislation to eliminate limited public financing of campaigns for state-wide elective office
HD2714 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the implications of cashing out of the public disability retirement system
HD2718 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to changing the fee structure of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority to “pay per stop”, so-called
HD2720 For legislation to require each executive agency to post relevant Code of Massachusetts Regulations (CMR) on said agency's website
HD2721 Relative electronic automobile insurance charges
HD2724 An Act expanding the duties of members of the General Court
HD2742 For legislation to include participation in a health care sharing ministry as a qualifying student health insurance plan
HD2747 An Act relative to stipends for interns of the General Court
HD2764 Relative to the safety of health care providers and emergency medical technicians from assault and battery by means of a bodily substances
HD2765 Relative to the installation of septic tank pipes
HD2771 Relative to alien firearm licensing
HD2786 Relative to preventing highway access to emergency vehicles
HD2788 Relative to manslaughter caused while protesting or blocking highway or roadway access
HD2791 Relative to unlawful school bus passing
HD2805 Relative to the penalties for assault and battery on a public employee
HD2831 Relative to sports medicine professionals
HD2837 For legislation to provide for increased transparency in the prevailing wage
HD2839 For legislation to provide for an investigation and study (including members of the General Court) on low and moderate income housing qualifications and recertification
HD2853 For legislation relative to setting the prevailing wage rate
HD2854 Relative to independent contractors
HD2860 For the imposition of a moratorium on the enactment of new mandated health benefits
HD2864 Relative to cities or towns establishing qualified consultants
HD2873 Relative to insurance points surcharges
HD2924 That employees injured due to willful misconduct be prohibited from receiving any portion of compensation benefits
HD2925 Relative to the definition of an employee under the labor laws for certain persons performing services
HD2928 Relative to the student entrepreneurial development and economic investment fund
HD2953 For legislation to establish a sales tax holiday for certain "Energy Star" products, so-called
HD2957 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of producer responsibility laws related to the manufacture and post-consumer management of certain products
HD2958 For legislation to establish a voluntary accelerated energy efficiency rebate pilot program within the Department of Public Utilities
HD2960 Relative to the cost of electricity for ratepayers
HD2962 Relative to excusing certain sole owners of businesses from jury service
HD2963 Relative to the approval of sewer disposal systems which have been installed for less than three years
HD3006 For legislation to prohibit certain sex offenders from loitering within 500 feet of a school bus stop
HD3013 Relative to prohibiting level 3 sex offenders from residing together
HD3019 For legislation to authorize school bus drivers to administer epinephrine to children suffering from allergic reactions
HD3031 Relative to parole supervision for life
HD3045 Relative to mandatory post-release supervision
HD3056 Relative to repeat offenders
HD3059 Relative to the teaching of genocide education in the public schools
HD3069 Relative to substance abuse education in public schools
HD3160 Relative to insurance payments for use of ambulance services
HD3178 For legislation to provide access to training for school personnel in public schools and charter schools in the administration of epi-pens, so-called
HD3194 For legislation to waive the fee for legal custodians to obtain the criminal record information of certain childcare providers
HD3201 Relative to child-centered family law and child custody determinations
HD3213 Relative to requiring that the health care cost growth benchmark shall be equal to the growth rate of potential gross state product
HD3250 Relative to veterans preference for public housing
HD3269 For legislation to increase penalties for heroin trafficking
HD3272 Relative to determining the distribution of state aid for education to municipalities and regional school districts
HD3311 Relative to the implementation or use of partnership for assessment for readiness for college and career assessments
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
HD3463 For the establishment of a Massachusetts 2024 commission on the summer Olympic games
HD3502 Relative to the financial impact of the costs associated with the Health Connector and compliance with the Affordable Care Act
HD3524 Relative to the penalties for violations of the public records law
HD3527 Relative to creating an advisory committee to investigate and study ways to augment services to returning veterans to reduce the rate of suicide and the effects of post traumatic stress disorder, depression and anxiety among veterans
HD3529 Relative to financial literacy programs in schools
HD3549 For legislation to require the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to develop a civic education curriculum to be included within the history and/or social science curriculum
HD3552 Relative to increasing killed-in-line-of-duty benefits for public safety employees
S.10 SD1664 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 10) of Richard J. Ross and Shawn Dooley for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for James Goguen, an employee of the Department of Developmental Services. Senate Rules .

Shawn Dooley was sworn in to the Massachusetts Legislature by Governor Deval Patrick on January 29, 2014 after winning the Special Election on January 7th. Mr. Dooley replaced Dan Winslow who vacated the seat in September of 2013. Shawn is the 5th Republican in a row to represent the 9th Norfolk District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives.

In his swearing in speech Mr. Dooley quoted from President Kennedy’s “City Upon a Hill” speech and called upon his fellow legislators to put People Before Politics. In his closing he stated that, “Our Commonwealth should not only serve as a Beacon of Hope, but as the very definition of Liberty. Let us embrace our destiny and prove to the nation what greatness can be accomplished when we stand united.”

Personal Information

Profession: State Representative, On-Call Firefighter / EMT - Norfolk Fire Department
Spouse: CiCi Van Tine
Children: 4
Religion: Roman Catholic
Pets: 2 Dogs, 3 Horses, 1 Cat, 1 Fish, 1 Guinea Pig
Interests: Triathlon, Horseback Riding, Red Sox

Career Highlights

  • Elected in a Special Election on January 7, 2014 to replace Representative Dan Winslow
  • Served on the Presidential Transition Team for President George H. W. Bush (1989)
  • Owned and operated a small construction company with a focus on residential remodeling and additions.
  • Served in a variety of different capacities in the financial services industry and held numerous licenses with the NASD.

Education & Public Service

  • Auburn University, B.A.
  • Anna Maria College, M.P.A. (anticipated graduation Spring 2014)
  • CMC - Certified Municipal Clerk
  • CFP - Certified Financial Planner & ChFC - Chartered Financial Consultant
  • Chairman, Norfolk School Committee (2010-2014)
  • Town Clerk, Town of Norfolk (2011-2014)
  • Norfolk Zoning Board of Appeals (2007-2011)
  • Member - Norfolk Republican Town Committee
  • Representative Shawn Dooley and his family Easter 2013 with their pony Razzie

  • Third grade students of the H. Olive Day School in Norfolk

  • Rep. Dooley is opening up a roof vent fire during a training exercise with the Norfolk and Plainville Fire Departments

Ninth Norfolk, Consisting of Medfield: Precincts 3, 4; Millis: Precinct 1; Norfolk; Plainville; Walpole: Precinct 5; Wrentham.