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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Benjamin Swan Served 2009 - 2016 Democrat - 11th Hampden

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  Benjamin.Swan@mahouse.gov

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Room 238
Boston, MA, 02133
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617-722-2380
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Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
H.173  HD.540 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 173) of Benjamin Swan and Gloria L. Fox for legislation to mandate the accreditation of secondary graphic communications education in vocational and technical schools. Education.
H.996  HD.1880 By Mr. Benjamin Swan of Springfield, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 00996) of Benjamin Swan relative to domestic violence programs within the jurisdiction of the Department of Social Services. Joint Committee on Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.1070  HD.1334 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1070) of Benjamin Swan, Gloria L. Fox and Sonia Chang-Diaz relative to racial balance in the charter school educational system in the Commonwealth. Education.
H.1374  HD.1092 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1374) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to requiring the video or digital recording of statements made by all parties participating in the booking process of persons arrested by state police officers. The Judiciary.
H.1375  HD.1773 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1375) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to provide additional assistance to victims of domestic abuse. The Judiciary.
H.1376  HD.1800 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1376) of Benjamin Swan, Gloria L. Fox and Denise Provost relative to the housing of prisoners in correctional institutions of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.1377  HD.1890 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1377) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to prohibit tethering, leashing or the use of certain other restraints of prisoners participating in work release programs. The Judiciary.
H.1537  HD.1921 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1537) of Benjamin Swan and James B. Eldridge relative to funeral home expenses. Public Health.
H.1576  HD.1896 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1576) of Benjamin Swan, Gloria L. Fox and George T. Ross for legislation to prohibit the use of inappropriate language by public safety officers in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1645  HD.1494 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1645) of Benjamin Swan relative to retirement benefits for certain veterans of public service. Public Service.
H.1724  HD.1028 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1724) of Benjamin Swan and Gloria L. Fox relative to the withholding tax laws for withdrawals from retirement accounts. Revenue.
H.1780  HD.1748 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1780) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to authorize the acquisition of land for the development and construction of an underground railroad, and a civil rights and black heritage museum in the city of Springfield. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.1810  HD.1339 By Mr. Benjamin Swan of Springfield, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 01810) of James Eldridge and others that the Registrar of Motor Vehicles be authorized to issue distinctive motor vehicle plates indicating support for violence prevention education. Joint Committee on Transportation.
H.1811  HD.1839 By Mr. Benjamin Swan of Springfield, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 01811) of Benjamin Swan relative to authorizing the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to issue a democracy in action distinctive license plate. Joint Committee on Transportation.
H.1812  HD.1942 By Mr. Benjamin Swan of Springfield, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 01812) of Elizabeth A. Malia and Benjamin Swan establishing driver education and training reform. Joint Committee on Transportation.
H.1958  HD.2556 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1958) of Benjamin Swan, Gloria L. Fox and Antonio F. D. Cabral relative to repealing the testing requirements for graduation under the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System. Education.
H.2131  HD.2176 By Representatives Swan of Springfield and Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2131) of Benjamin Swan, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to foreclosures in the historic districts of Massachusetts. Housing.
H.2266  HD.2272 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2266) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentencing laws for drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.2267  HD.2371 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2267) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to further regulating the school zone law for drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.2268  HD.2564 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2268) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to telephone service for inmates in correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
H.2269  HD.2566 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2269) of Benjamin Swan for legislation to establish standards of conduct for district attorneys subject to the jurisdiction of the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Judicial Court. The Judiciary.
H.2270  HD.2828 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2270) of Benjamin Swan and others for the establishment of a Massachusetts Innocence Commission to analyze the circumstances of innocent persons being charged, prosecuted, convicted and incarcerated. The Judiciary.
H.2384  HD.2547 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2384) of Benjamin Swan relative to the payment of funeral expenses of indigent persons. Public Health.
H.2409  HD.2552 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2409) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to establish and mandate safety standards for the installation of television dishes. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3106  HD.2433 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3106) of Benjamin Swan, Gloria L. Fox and Byron Rushing for legislation to establish an office of youth development within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.3443  HD.3718 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3443) of Benjamin Swan (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to the sale and storage of goods in public ways in the city of Springfield. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3449  HD.3740 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3449) of Benjamin Swan (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to authorizing vintage grand prix auto racing in the city of Springfield. Transportation. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4050  HD.4315 By Messrs. Linsky of Natick and Swan, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of David Paul Linsky, Benjamin Swan and others relative to indigent defense counsel. The Judiciary.
H.4114  HD.4386 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4114) of Benjamin Swan (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to authorize the city of Springfield to reinstate and pay certain retirement benefits to Derek Cook, a former member of the Springfield Retirement System. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.