State Representative Fred Camillo proudly represents the 151st House district of Greenwich. He is now serving his sixth term, which began in January, 2019. Fred is a member of the Commerce, Higher Education and Employment Advancement, and Public Safety and Security Committees. He was also reappointed Assistant Republican Leader by House Republican Leader Themis Klarides.
Through his decade of service in the Connecticut House of Representatives, Fred introduced and helped pass several pieces of legislation, mainly on behalf of constituents who presented the concepts to him personally, or concepts that have long mattered to him. During 2018, Fred introduced a “Good Samaritan” bill, which protects individuals who use reasonable force to enter a vehicle to rescue a neglected child or pet during extreme weather conditions. He also introduced a bill eliminating fees charged by credit agencies to remove a freeze on customer accounts, addressing an issue encountered by many throughout the state. Both bills gained passage and were signed into law.
Fred has worked relentlessly to bring about effective change in Connecticut. In past sessions, Fred has written, introduced, and worked for passage of the following bills:
As an environmental advocate, Fred proudly worked on and helped pass a bill to expand recycling in Connecticut in 2010.
Fred’s experience as a small business owner, high school teacher, baseball coach, and mortgage banker has provided him with the knowledge of where government works for people and where it fails them. His continued active involvement in our community provides him with the insight and experience necessary to legislate in the best interest of the 151st District.
His involvement in community organizations has given Fred an understanding of the many needs of this area as well as real experience in bringing diverse groups together to benefit the whole. In addition to his work in Hartford, Fred serves, or has served, in the following leadership roles:
In recognition of his efforts on initiatives important to the community, Fred has been the recipient of the following awards:
Fred grew up in the Cos Cob section of Greenwich and believes we, in Connecticut, can do a better job in retaining and attracting people to our district, our town, and our state. The people of the 151st District have been lifelong friends, and being their voice in Hartford is a special honor for him.
Fred lives at 35 MacArthur Drive, in Old Greenwich.