Daniel J. Hunt

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Daniel J. Hunt is an American politician elected in April 2014 to the Massachusetts House of Representatives. He is the former director of governmental affairs at the state Department of Conservation and Recreation. He is a Democrat from Boston, Massachusetts who represents the 13th Suffolk district.[1][2][3]

Among Hunt's most notable actions was the submittal of Bill H.3719 on 5/6/2019 outlawing the use of the word "bitch". If passed into law, use of the word would carry penalties of $150 fine for a first offense and $200 or 6 months in prison for subsequent offenses. The bill is scheduled for a hearing on 10/22/2019.[4][5]


  1. ^ Daniel Hunt, former state parks official, wins Democratic nomination to fill Martin Walsh’s Mass. House seat Boston Globe.
  2. ^ "Democrats sweep Mass. special elections". Boston Herald. Associated Press. April 2, 2014. Retrieved April 5, 2014.
  3. ^ Quinn, Colleen (April 16, 2014). "John Velis of Westfield, 3 others sworn in as members of Massachusetts House of Representatives". masslive.com. State House News Service. Retrieved May 5, 2014.
  4. ^ https://malegislature.gov/Bills/191/H3719
  5. ^ https://www.bostonherald.com/2019/10/21/beacon-hill-bill-would-ban-the-b-word/

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