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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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Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
  HD.2952 An Act to reduce financial hardship on small businesses
H.94  HD.3096 By Representatives Fox of Boston and Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 94) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to encourage low-income disadvantaged families to make progress toward long-term economic success. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.159  HD.454 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 159) of Benjamin Swan and Gloria L. Fox relative to domestic violence programs within the jurisdiction of the Department of Children and Families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.160  HD.456 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 160) of Benjamin Swan, Gloria L. Fox and Elizabeth A. Malia 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.503  HD.462 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 503) of Benjamin Swan and Elizabeth A. Malia for legislation to mandate the accreditation of secondary graphic communications education in vocational and technical schools. Education.
H.504  HD.476 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 504) of Benjamin Swan, Gloria L. Fox and Elizabeth A. Malia relative to repealing the testing requirements for graduation under the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System. Education.
H.505  HD.481 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 505) of Benjamin Swan and Gloria L. Fox relative to racial balance in the charter school educational system in the Commonwealth. Education.
H.1161  HD.492 By Representatives Swan of Springfield and Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1161) of Benjamin Swan, Denise Provost and Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera relative to foreclosures in the historic districts of Massachusetts. Housing.
H.1638  HD.466 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1638) 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.1639  HD.477 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1639) of Benjamin Swan and Linda Dorcena Forry for legislation to provide additional assistance to victims of domestic abuse. The Judiciary.
H.1640  HD.479 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1640) of Benjamin Swan, John V. Fernandes and Gloria L. Fox 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.1641  HD.485 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1641) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to telephone service for inmates in correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
H.1642  HD.486 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1642) 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.1643  HD.489 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1643) of Benjamin Swan, Gloria L. Fox and Paul R. Heroux relative to the housing of prisoners in correctional institutions of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.1644  HD.666 By Representatives Swan of Springfield and Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1644) of Benjamin Swan, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to the punishment of young children who verbally disrupt school settings. The Judiciary.
H.1645  HD.1201 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1645) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to drug offenses and the definition of school zone. The Judiciary.
H.1646  HD.1202 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1646) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to repeal mandatory minimum sentencing laws for drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.1647  HD.2287 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1647) of Benjamin Swan for legislation to require that certain interogations be electronically recorded to be admissible in court. The Judiciary.
H.1648  HD.2312 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1648) of Benjamin Swan for legislation to provide certain protections in criminal investigations. The Judiciary.
H.1720  HD.3110 By Representatives Fox of Boston and Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1720) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to investments in transitional employment programs for hard-to-employ adults. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1877  HD.457 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1877) of Benjamin Swan and Gloria L. Fox (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.2094  HD.458 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2094) of Benjamin Swan, Gloria L. Fox and Thomas M. Stanley relative to funeral home expenses. Public Health.
H.2095  HD.473 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2095) of Benjamin Swan relative to the payment of funeral expenses of indigent persons. Public Health.
H.2195  HD.472 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2195) of Benjamin Swan and Linda Dorcena Forry for legislation to establish and mandate safety standards for the installation of television dishes. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2196  HD.488 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2196) of Benjamin Swan, Gloria L. Fox and Paul R. Heroux for legislation to prohibit the use of inappropriate language by public safety officers in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2446  HD.483 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2446) of Benjamin Swan relative to retirement benefits for certain veterans of public service. Public Service.
H.2750  HD.1600 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2750) of Benjamin Swan and Bruce E. Tarr relative to the withholding tax laws for withdrawals from retirement accounts. Revenue.
H.3001  HD.484 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3001) of Benjamin Swan and Peter V. Kocot for legislation to authorize the acquisition of land for the development and construction of an underground railroad, civil rights and black heritage museum in the city of Springfield. Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development.
H.3155  HD.459 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3155) of Benjamin Swan, Gloria L. Fox and Bruce E. Tarr that the Registrar of Motor Vehicles be authorized to issue distinctive motor vehicle plates indicating support for violence prevention education. Transportation.
H.3156  HD.461 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3156) of Benjamin Swan and Gloria L. Fox for legislation to establish driver education and training reform. Transportation.
H.3157  HD.490 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3157) of Benjamin Swan relative to authorizing the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to issue a democracy in action distinctive license plate. Transportation.
H.3280  HD.491 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3280) 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. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3304  HD.3517 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3304) of Benjamin Swan, Wayman Lee and Domenic J. Sarno (mayor) (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 retirement system of the city of Springfield. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3537  HD.500 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3537) of Benjamin Swan (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to providing that real property owned by Develop Springfield shall be exempt from taxation in the city of Springfield. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3696  HD.3907 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3696) of Benjamin Swan and Mayor Domenic J. Sarno (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to filling vacancies in ward seats of the city council by special election in the city of Springfield. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3478  HD.3647 By Mr. Swan of Springfield (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3478) of Domenic J. Sarno (mayor) (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to the terms of office of city councilors in the city of Springfield. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.] This bill is by request. *
H.3875  HD.4072 By Mr. Swan of Springfield (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3875) of Domenic J. Sarno and Wayman Lee (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Springfield be authorized to eliminate a special reserve fund for extraordinary expenditures. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.] This bill is by request. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.