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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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Boston, MA, 02133
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Bill Docket Bill Pinslip/Title
  HD.819 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 7B) of Benjamin Swan, Lisa M. Andosia and Frank A. Moran for legislation to reduce financial hardship on small businesses in the city of Springfield. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
  HD.4952 An Act to Convert Park Land and Replace Park Land at Ruth Elizabeth Park, Article 97
H.83  HD.3134 By Representatives Fox of Boston and Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 83) of Gloria L. Fox and Benjamin Swan for legislation to encourage low-income disadvantaged families to make progress toward long-term economic success. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.135  HD.769 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 135) of Benjamin Swan and others 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.496  HD.408 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 496) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to racial balance in the charter school educational system in the Commonwealth. Education.
H.497  HD.416 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 497) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to repealing the testing requirements for graduation under the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System. Education.
H.499  HD.487 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 499) of Benjamin Swan for legislation to mandate the accreditation of secondary graphic communications education in vocational and technical schools. Education.
H.615  HD.798 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 615) of Benjamin Swan and Domenic J. Sarno (mayor) (with the approval of the 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.1141  HD.456 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1141) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to foreclosures in the historic districts of the Commonwealth. Housing.
H.1612  HD.403 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1612) of Benjamin Swan and Carlos Gonzalez relative to the housing of prisoners in correctional institutions of the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.1613  HD.405 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1613) of Benjamin Swan and Gloria L. Fox 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.1614  HD.406 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1614) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to telephone service for inmates in correctional institutions. The Judiciary.
H.1615  HD.419 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1615) of Benjamin Swan, Marcos A. Devers and Carlos Gonzalez for legislation to provide additional assistance to victims of domestic abuse. The Judiciary.
H.1616  HD.427 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1616) of Benjamin Swan for legislation to provide certain protections in criminal investigations. The Judiciary.
H.1617  HD.453 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1617) of Benjamin Swan and Marcos A. Devers for legislation to require that certain interrogations be electronically recorded to be admissible in court. The Judiciary.
H.1618  HD.481 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1618) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to establish an innocence commission to analyze the circumstances of innocent persons being charged, prosecuted, convicted and incarcerated. The Judiciary.
H.1619  HD.801 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1619) of Benjamin Swan and John V. Fernandes 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.1620  HD.1921 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1620) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to eliminating mandatory minimum sentences related to drug offenses. The Judiciary.
H.1621  HD.1979 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1621) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to establish the prisoner bone marrow donation program in the Commonwealth. The Judiciary.
H.1622  HD.2019 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1622) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to establish guidelines for the releasing of prisoners for medical reasons. The Judiciary.
H.1623  HD.2042 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1623) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to decriminalize certain non-violent demonstrations by students. The Judiciary.
H.1624  HD.3212 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1624) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to establish an organ and tissue donor program within the Department of Correction. The Judiciary.
H.1625  HD.3471 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1625) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to further regulate registries of deeds. The Judiciary.
H.1869  HD.802 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1869) of Benjamin Swan and Domenic J. Sarno (mayor) (with the approval of the 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.2181  HD.398 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2181) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to prohibit tethering, leashing and certain other methods for the restraining of prisoners participating in work release programs. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2182  HD.404 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2182) of Benjamin Swan and Gloria L. Fox for legislation to prohibit the use of inappropriate language by public safety officers in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2183  HD.412 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2183) of Benjamin Swan for legislation to establish and mandate safety standards for the installation of television dishes. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.2423  HD.423 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2423) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to the retirement benefits for certain public employees who are veterans of the armed forces. Public Service.
H.2930  HD.774 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2930) 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.3103  HD.402 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3103) of Benjamin Swan relative to authorizing the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to issue a democracy in action distinctive license plate. Transportation.
H.3104  HD.409 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3104) of Benjamin Swan and Brian M. Ashe for legislation to establish driver education and training reform. Transportation.
H.3337  HD.3619 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3337) of Benjamin Swan and Domenic J Sarno, Mayor (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Springfield be exempt from certain provisions of municipal contracts law. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3515  HD.428 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3515) of Benjamin Swan relative to the withholding tax laws for withdrawals from retirement accounts. Revenue.
H.3562  HD.3882 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3562) of Domenic J. Sarno, Mayor and Wayman Lee, Esq., City Clerk (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Springfield be authorized to convey a certain parcel of land in said city. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3643  HD.3867 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Benjamin Swan and others for legislation to designate the Hampden County Superior Court as the Roderick L. Ireland courthouse. The Judiciary.
H.3916  HD.4306 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Benjamin Swan for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Ronald Brace, an employee of the Department of Youth Services. Public Service.
H.4159  HD.4648 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4159) of Benjamin Swan and Mayor Domenic J. Sarno (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Springfield be authorized to convert certain lands to construct a senior center and a replacement park. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4564  HD.4962 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4564) of Benjamin Swan (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Springfield be authorized to convey a certain parcel of land for traffic improvement purposes. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
H.4642  HD.5027 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Benjamin Swan for legislation to establish a sick leave bank for Rhodaja Shubrick, an employee of the Department of Transitional Assistance. Public Service.
H.299  HD.623 By Mr. Swan of Springfield (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 299) of Michael J. Florio, Jr., and others for legislation to establish a balanced sustainable development commission. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies. This bill is by request. *
H.614  HD.797 By Mr. Swan of Springfield (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 614) of Domenic J Sarno (mayor) (with the approval of the 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. *
* — Legislator is not a sponsor of this measure.