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Benjamin Swan Representative

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Benjamin Swan

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State House
Room 127
Boston, MA 02133
Phone: 617-722-2680
Fax: 617-722-2846
Email: Benjamin.Swan@mahouse.gov
District Office
815 State Street
Springfield, MA 01109
Phone: 413-739-8547
Fax: 413-739-8572
Bill Docket Bill Title
S.27 SD199 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 27) of Gale D. Candaras, James B. Eldridge, Denise Provost and Benjamin Swan for legislation to encourage low-income savings and economic opportunity [Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities].
S.28 SD202 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 28) of Gale D. Candaras, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Cory Atkins, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve quality in early education and care by family child care providers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.29 SD206 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 29) of Gale D. Candaras, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Theodore C. Speliotis, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a loan repayment program for direct care human service workers. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.30 SD207 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 30) of Gale D. Candaras, James B. Eldridge, Patricia D. Jehlen, Kay Khan and other members of the General Court for legislation to supervise the personal care attendant program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.31 SD1830 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 31) of Gale D. Candaras, Cory Atkins, Kenneth J. Donnelly, James E. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to require child and parent involvement in permanency and placement planning . Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.32 SD1835 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 32) of Timilty, Swan, Story and other members of the General Court for legislation to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities [Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities].
H.49 HD701 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 49) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to establishing a paid family leave program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.52 HD964 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 52) of Sean Garballey and others providing access to hearing aids for children. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.56 HD810 By Ms. Khan of Newton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 56) of Kay Khan and others relative to hearings in the department of children and families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.74 HD562 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 74) of Byron Rushing and others relative to ensuring equal access to programs, projects or activity for the provision of services, financial aid or other benefits services for all residents of the Commonwealth. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.75 HD786 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 75) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to personal care services to persons with disabilities or seniors under the MassHealth program. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.89 SD208 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 89) of Gale D. Candaras and Benjamin Swan for legislation relative to health club contracts. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.101 HD358 By Mr. Bastien of Gardner, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 101) of Richard Bastien and others relative to the boundaries of relevant market areas of automobile dealerships. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.102 HD273 By Representatives Bradley of Hingham and Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 102) of Garrett J. Bradley, Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others for legislation to ensure that independent repair facilities in the Commonwealth have access to information related to the proper and complete diagnosis, service and repair of motor vehicles. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.105 SD192 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 105) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Christine E. Canavan, Gale D. Candaras, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court to reduce unwanted communication from creditors to protect the peace and privacy of residents. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
S.149 SD1458 By Mr. Baddour, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 149) of Steven A. Baddour, Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve the business climate of the Commonwealth. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
H.152 HD108 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 152) of Jason M. Lewis and others relative to local contributions to foundation budgets for school districts. Education.
H.153 HD145 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 153) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study issues relative to education. [COMMITTEE].
H.156 HD285 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 156) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others for legislation to authorize cities and towns to request the assistance of sheriffs’ departments in truancy enforcement programs. Education.
S.185 SD981 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 185) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Denise Provost, Elizabeth A. Malia, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent students from dropping out of school. Education.
H.225 HD952 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 225) of Sean Garballey and others protecting lakes and ponds by establishing an invasive aquatic plant management fund. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
S.236 SD1281 By Ms. Spilka, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 236) of Swan, Moore, Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to financial literacy in schools [Joint Committee on Education].
S.266 SD194 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 266) of Swan, Speliotis and Candaras for legislation to correct income calculation for spouses of nursing home residents [Joint Committee on Elder Affairs].
S.267 SD197 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 267) of Gale D. Candaras, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Cory Atkins, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation that provisions be made to create a special commission on institutional long term care services. Elder Affairs.
S.268 SD776 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 268) of Gale D. Candaras, Katherine M. Clark, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide personal care attendant orientation. [Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities]
S.289 SD1874 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 289) of Bruce E. Tarr, Susan C. Fargo, Michael R. Knapik, Richard T. Moore and others for legislation to protect public health. Elder Affairs.
H.325 HD781 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 325) of Theodore C. Speliotis and others for legislation provide health benefit plan coverage for hearing aids. Financial Services.
H.338 HD109 By Representative Lewis of Winchester and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 338) of Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation to establish a single-payer health insurance trust fund. Health Care Financing.
H.343 HD177 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 343) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to equitable dental reimbursement rates for services provided to publicly-aided patients. Health Care Financing.
H.344 HD178 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 344) of Harriette L. Chandler and others for legislation to include dental benefits in Commonwealth Care plans. Health Care Financing.
H.351 HD906 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 351) of Sean Garballey and others increasing grants and scholarships for public higher education students. Higher Education.
H.368 HD882 By Mr. Kevin G. Honan of Boston, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 00368) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to community housing and services. Joint Committee on Housing.
H.373 HD714 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 373) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to enhance public safety and security in certain public housing developments. Housing.
H.381 HD271 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 381) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing. Housing.
H.386 HD921 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Creem, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 386) of Ellen Story, Cynthia Creem and others relative to housing rights for victims of domestic violence. Housing.
H.458 HD83 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 458) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to impose a penalty for the confinement of farm animals in a manner that does not allow them to turn around freely, lie down, stand up, and fully extend their limbs. The Judiciary.
H.459 HD695 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 459) of Benjamin Swan for legislation to prohibit consensual acts that cause serious bodily harm or death. The Judiciary.
S.461 SD754 For legislation to further regulate insurance underwriting and motor vehicle liability ratings
S.467 SD586 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 467) of Karen E. Spilka, Benjamin Swan, Tom Sannicandro, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to women’s health and cancer recovery. Financial Services.
H.482 HD491 By Ms. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 482) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to information provided to women seeking abortions. The Judiciary.
S.484 SD193 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 484) of Gale D. Candaras, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, James B. Eldridge, Denise Provost and others for legislation to establish a primary care development fund. Health Care Financing.
S.485 SD765 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 485) of Gale D. Candaras, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and Benjamin Swan for legislation to provide for patient education. Health Care Financing.
H.485 HD120 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 485) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others relative to the penalty for negligent operation of a motor vehicle resulting in the death of another person. The Judiciary.
S.486 SD1521 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 486) of Gale D. Candaras, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael R. Knapik, Denise Provost and others for legislation concerning Medicaid and accountable care. Health Care Financing.
H.491 HD561 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 491) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the enforcement of certain civil rights laws. The Judiciary.
H.493 HD835 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 493) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to occupants remaining in residences after the sale of foreclosed properties. The Judiciary.
H.502 HD658 By Messrs. Sciortino of Medford and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 502) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to gender based discrimination and hate crimes. The Judiciary.
S.503 SD1516 By Ms. Fargo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 503) of Susan C. Fargo and Benjamin Swan for legislation to establish the Massachusetts childhood vaccines program and the Massachusetts immunization registry. Health Care Financing.
H.503 HD374 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 503) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require judicial review of foreclosures on residential mortgages. The Judiciary.
H.515 HD894 By Representatives Story of Amherst and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 515) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further regulate the performance of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health. The Judiciary.
H.529 HD267 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, petition (accompanied by Proposal for Constitutional Amendment, House, No. 00529) of Tom Sannicandro and others for a legislative amendment to the Constitution relative to the subject matter of initiative petitions . Joint Committee on the Judiciary.
H.539 HD565 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 539) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to make it unlawful to discriminate on the basis of height and weight in compensation or in terms, conditions or privileges of employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.540 HD797 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 540) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to making investments in youth employment and educational pathways to employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.541 HD467 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 541) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to include family child care providers under certain collective bargaining laws governing public employees. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.554 HD622 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 554) of Byron Rushing and others relative to the treatment of emotionally disturbed prisoners. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.556 SD1833 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 556) of Bruce E. Tarr and Benjamin Swan for legislation to strengthen the management of the health care connector. Health Care Financing.
S.565 SD190 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 565) of Gale D. Candaras, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., James B. Eldridge, David Paul Linsky and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote higher education among employees of human services provider organizations. Higher Education.
H.591 HD499 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 591) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to restrict the sale of tobacco products at locations where health professionals are employed. Public Health.
H.593 HD917 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 593) of Sean Garballey and others relative to liability protection for disaster volunteers. Public Health.
H.599 HD107 By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME] of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 599) of [PETITIONERS LIST] for legislation to establish a personal care attendant orientation program. Public Health.
H.608 HD432 By Ms. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 608) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to the sterilization of surgery rooms and intensive care units. Public Health.
S.620 SD602 By Ms. Spilka, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 620) of Swan, Moore and Spilka for legislation regarding the method in which a city or town may meet its low or moderate income housing requirement [Joint Committee on Housing].
S.665 SD107 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 665) of Gale D. Candaras, Steven M. Walsh, John V. Fernandes, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform and improve alimony [Joint Committee on the Judiciary].
H.666 HD947 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 666) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to standards and qualifications for the position of fire chief or chief engineer in cities, towns, fire districts, or authorities. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.666 SD203 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 666) of Gale D. Candaras, James B. Eldridge, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and Benjamin Swan for legislation relative to a law student repayment assistance program. The Judiciary.
S.667 SD204 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 667) of Gale D. Candaras, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and Benjamin Swan for legislation relative to additional fees on criminal cases. The Judiciary.
S.668 SD212 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 668) of Gale D. Candaras, James J. Dwyer, Theodore C. Speliotis, Sheila C. Harrington and others for legislation relative to parental responsibility in bullying. The Judiciary.
S.670 SD791 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 670) of Gale D. Candaras and Benjamin Swan for legislation relative to the uniform real property electronic recording act. The Judiciary.
S.677 SD1619 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 677) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Byron Rushing and Benjamin Swan for legislation to improve the collection and analsis of data realitve to traffic stops. . The Judiciary.
H.710 HD554 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 710) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others that certain certified school nurses be included in the definition of "teacher" under the public employees retirement law. Public Service.
H.721 HD282 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 721) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Stephen L. DiNatale and Benjamin Swan for legislation to provide creditable service for retirement purposes for teaching in parochial schools or in public or private academies. Public Service.
H.768 HD84 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 768) of Jason M. Lewis and Benjamin Swan relative to property tax assessment appeals. Revenue.
H.797 HD796 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 797) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others that cities and towns be authorized to establish special trust funds to provide for additional housing programs. Revenue.
S.865 SD1274 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 865) of Karen E. Spilka, Carolyn C. Dykema, Elizabeth A. Malia, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a foreclosure mediation program. The Judiciary.
S.866 SD1277 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 866) of Karen E. Spilka, Tom Sannicandro, Benjamin Swan, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for protection from domestic violence. The Judiciary.
S.868 SD1293 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 868) of Karen E. Spilka, Sal N. DiDomenico, Stephen R. Canessa, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent unlawful and unnecessary foreclosures. Financial Services.
S.869 SD1671 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 869) of Karen E. Spilka, Theodore C. Speliotis, Thomas P. Kennedy, Michael J. Finn and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the Commonwealth's residents from identity theft. The Judiciary.
S.884 SD956 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 884) of Bruce E. Tarr, Joyce A. Spiliotis, Steven L. Levy, Robert L. Hedlund and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect children from harm. The Judiciary.
S.885 SD996 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 885) of Bruce E. Tarr and Benjamin Swan for legislation to combat recidivist drunk driving. The Judiciary.
H.889 HD960 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 889) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and Benjamin Swan relative to consumer choice of electricity from renewable sources. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.890 SD1843 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 890) of Bruce E. Tarr, Steven L. Levy and Benjamin Swan for legislation to promote rental housing stability. The Judiciary.
S.891 SD1845 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 891) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard T. Moore, Michael R. Knapik, James E. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation to reform the parole system and protect public safety. The Judiciary.
S.893 SD1873 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 893) of Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund, Michael R. Knapik and Benjamin Swan for legislation to protect minors from exploitation. The Judiciary.
S.910 SD933 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 910) of James T. Welch and Benjamin Swan for legislation to establish a fund to assist families of murder victims. The Judiciary.
H.970 HD836 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 970) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to veterans' benefits equity for persons discharged from the military based on certain consensual conduct. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
S.977 SD191 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 977) of Swan, Puppolo, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to examine quality and access to public inpatient behavorial health care in the commonwealth [Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse].
S.978 SD210 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 978) of Toomey, Swan, Story and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to juvenile mental health [Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse].
H.987 HD1879 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 987) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to clear and conspicuous price disclosure. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.988 HD1891 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator DiDomenico, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 988) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to improve economic opportunities for low and moderate income households and other residents. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.1043 HD1565 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1043) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to the rights of employees in education collaboratives. Education.
H.1053 HD1449 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1053) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to requiring mandatory physical education for all students in grades K-12. Education.
H.1054 HD1061 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1054) of Sean Garballey and Benjamin Swan for the establishment of a separate fund to be known as the teacher, principal and superintendent quality endowment fund. Education.
H.1065 HD1243 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1065) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to an English language learner's program in the public schools. Education.
S.1071 SD209 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1071) of Gale D. Candaras, Stephen L. DiNatale and Benjamin Swan for legislation relative to infectious disease control. Public Health.
S.1072 SD215 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1072) of Swan, Spilka, Puppolo and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the registration of clinical exercise physiologists [Joint Committee on Public Health].
H.1073 HD1266 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1073) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to establishing a YouthBuild program in the Commonwealth. Education.
S.1073 SD769 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1073) of Tarr, Swan, Puppolo and other members of the General Court for legislation to permit spouses to to serve as paid caregivers [Joint Committee on Public Health].
S.1074 SD773 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1074) of Gale D. Candaras, Cory Atkins, Jennifer E. Benson, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate cadmium in children's jewelry. Public Health.
H.1077 HD1115 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1077) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to teacher compensation in regional school districts. Education.
H.1080 HD1120 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1080) of Martha Walz and others for legislation to provide for the implementation of personal financial literacy curriculum in schools. Education.
S.1080 SD1461 By Ms. Chandler, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1080) of Dykema, Khan, DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to create a genetic bill of rights [Joint Committee on Public Health].
H.1088 HD1187 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1088) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to the board of elementary and secondary education. Education.
S.1091 SD974 By Ms. Fargo, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1091) of Susan C. Fargo, Jeffrey Sánchez, Martha Walz, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Public Health].
H.1092 HD1781 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1092) of Martha M. Walz, John V. Fernandes and Benjamin Swan relative to education collaboratives. Education.
S.1092 SD978 By Ms. Fargo, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1092) of Forry, Swan, Story and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish community based grant programs to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Public Health].
H.1094 HD1923 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1094) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to the academic success of foster children. Education.
H.1095 HD1866 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1095) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to increase the personal needs allowance for certain elderly and disabled residents residing in licensed medical facilities. Elder Affairs.
S.1098 SD1683 By Ms. Fargo, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1098) of deMacedo, Eldridge, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to adopt the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act [Joint Committee on Public Health].
H.1103 HD1749 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1103) of Thomas J. Calter and others for legislation relative to voting equipment. Election Laws.
H.1104 HD1846 By Mr. Canessa of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1104) of Stephen R. Canessa and others relative to voter identification at polling places. Election Laws.
H.1106 HD1038 By Representatives Ms. Fox of Boston and Ms. Benson, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1106) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to establish election day voter registration. Election Laws.
H.1126 HD1675 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1126) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to the mosquito borne disease control board. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1128 HD1753 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1128) of Christine E. Canavan, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and Benjamin Swan for legislation to increase the annual stipend for members of the Commonwealth’s hazardous material response teams. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1136 HD1010 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1136) of Jay Kaufman and others for legislation to promote safe alternatives to toxic chemicals. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1142 HD1470 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1142) of Jason M. Lewis and others that the Department of Environmental Protection develop specific targets for solid waste reduction in cities and towns. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1167 HD1159 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1167) of Chris Walsh and others relative to the use of aqueducts owned by the Commonwealth for passive recreation. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1178 HD1627 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1178) of Christine E. Canavan, Joyce A. Spiliotis and Benjamin Swan relative to the coverage of nonprescription enteral formulas. Financial Services.
S.1192 SD109 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1192) of Swan, Puppolo, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit price gouging during states of emergency [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].
S.1195 SD1870 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1195) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Linda Dorcena Forry, Cory Atkins, Russell E. Holmes and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the prevention of illegal trafficking and gun violence among youth in the Commonwealth. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
S.1206 SD742 By Mr. DiDomenico, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1206) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Frederick E. Berry, Sean Garballey, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the public health through workplace safety for social workers [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].
S.1213 SD1794 By Ms. Jehlen, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1213) of Toomey, Swan, Sciortino and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for medical release of inmates [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].
H.1222 HD1876 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1222) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to evidence of coverage to be delivered to covered adults by health, dental and vision care providers. Health Care Financing.
H.1229 HD1699 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1229) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the rates charged by Medicaid managed organizations for behavioral health emergency services. Health Care Financing.
H.1242 HD1761 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1242) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the finances and funding of public higher educational institutions. Higher Education.
H.1248 HD1519 By Mr. Beaton of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1248) of Matthew A. Beaton, Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and Benjamin Swan for an investigation by a special commission of the condominium laws. Housing.
H.1270 HD1872 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1270) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to certain construction permiting. Housing.
H.1271 HD1272 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1271) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to promoting local housing initiatives for economically diverse households of median income families. Housing.
S.1275 SD200 By Ms. Candaras, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1275) of Tarr, Swan, Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit state employees from receiving multiple salaries [Joint Committee on Public Service].
H.1287 HD1590 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1287) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to penalties for breaking and entering a firearm retail wholesaler or manufacturer. The Judiciary.
H.1288 HD1841 By Mr. Canessa of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1288) of Stephen R. Canessa and others relative to the penalties for the crime of resisting arrest. The Judiciary.
H.1289 HD1850 By Mr. Canessa of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1289) of Stephen R. Canessa and others relative to engaging in high speed chases. The Judiciary.
H.1296 HD1431 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1296) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to funeral visitation for inmates. The Judiciary.
H.1297 HD1443 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1297) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to increase the fines for solicitation of prostitution. The Judiciary.
H.1298 HD1502 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1298) of Gloria L. Fox and others for legislation to permit purging of juveniles delinquency records. The Judiciary.
H.1336 HD1539 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1336) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to regulate the collection and maintenance of criminal intelligence information. The Judiciary.
H.1346 HD1729 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1346) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the sentencing of children accused of certain crimes. The Judiciary.
H.1362 HD1767 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1362) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to assault and battery upon public employees. The Judiciary.
S.1381 SD1326 By Mr. Tarr, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1381) of Swan, Knapik and Tarr for legislation to expand insurance choices for state and local employees [Joint Committee on Public Service].
S.1382 SD1328 By Mr. Tarr, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1382) of Swan, Knapik and Tarr for legislation to control municipal health care costs and to provide access to more choices for municipal employees [Joint Committee on Public Service].
H.1385 HD1130 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1385) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to raise the maximum age for jurors. The Judiciary.
H.1393 HD1899 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator Hart, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1393) of Linda Dorcena Forry, John A. Hart and others for legislation to establish a "right to know" policy for certain temporary employees. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1412 HD1128 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1412) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to certain independent contractors under the labor laws. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.1425 HD1704 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1425) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to behavioral health managed care organizations. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1426 HD1712 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1426) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to mental health and substance abuse clinics. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1427 HD1723 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1427) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to substance abuse benefits and services. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1427 SD831 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1427) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Linda Dorcena Forry, Denise Andrews, Harriette L. Chandler and other members of the General Court for legislation to create the community development partnership program. Revenue.
H.1428 HD1743 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1428) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to providing for equitable access to behavioral health services for MassHealth consumers. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.1431 HD1911 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1431) of Byron Rushing and others relative to increasing public safety by increasing access to addiction treatment. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
S.1453 SD1590 By Ms. Fargo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1453) of Susan C. Fargo, Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Anne M. Gobi, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish the Lung Cancer Early Detection and Treatment Research Fund. Revenue.
H.1467 HD1573 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1467) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to needlestick injury prevention in public health facilities. Public Health.
H.1468 HD1586 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1468) of Christine E. Canavan and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to patient care. Public Health.
H.1469 HD1641 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1469) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to the establishment of a nursing advisory board within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Public Health.
H.1480 HD1460 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1480) of Gloria L. Fox, Sonia Chang-Diaz and Benjamin Swan establishing a high containment biological research laboratory health and safety program by the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
H.1481 HD1496 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1481) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to the establishment of a lupus erythematosus registry. Public Health.
H.1483 HD1533 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1483) of Sean Garballey and others relative to oral health examinations for public school students. Public Health.
H.1498 HD1809 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1498) of Brian M. Ashe and others for legislation establishing a fund to be known as the prevention and cost control trust fund. Public Health.
H.1500 HD1160 By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME] of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1500) of [PETITIONERS LIST] relative to the health care of minors. Public Health.
H.1503 HD1732 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1503) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to providing access to patient protection services for all residents. Public Health.
S.1516 SD369 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1516) of Karen E. Spilka, Michael O. Moore and Benjamin Swan for legislation to establish an income tax deduction for individuals who donate a human organ. Revenue.
S.1525 SD608 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1525) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik, James E. Timilty and Benjamin Swan for legislation to dedicate a portion of the stabilization fund to cities and towns. Revenue.
H.1540 HD1005 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1540) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., and Benjamin Swan for legislation to establish a program of community based health and sexuality education services within the Department of Public Health. Public Health.
S.1541 SD1178 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1541) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik, Sal N. DiDomenico, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to property tax exemption for persons over the age of seventy. Revenue.
S.1568 SD1480 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1568) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Antonio F. D. Cabral, James B. Eldridge, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation to create equitable job access. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.1579 HD1011 By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1579) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. and others relative to information sharing between sheriffs of the various counties. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.1588 HD1664 By Ms. Canavan of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1588) of Christine E. Canavan and others relative to collective bargaining of certain school employees in response to "rapid academic achievement," so-called. Public Service.
H.1599 HD1070 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1599) of Gloria L. Fox and Benjamin Swan for legislation to grant creditable service for retirement purposes to certain employees of the Committee for Public Counsel Services for service as employees of the Roxbury Defenders Committee, Incorporated. Public Service.
S.1626 SD1184 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1626) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik, Richard J. Ross, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others for legislation relative to human contact with state agencies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1630 SD1800 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1630) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross and Benjamin Swan for legislation to increase government efficiency. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
S.1647 SD111 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1647) of Gale D. Candaras, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael O. Moore, Sheila C. Harrington and others for legislation to sell heating oil. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1648 SD774 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1648) of Gale D. Candaras, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael R. Knapik, Stanley C. Rosenberg and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to certain utility rates. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1650 SD45 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1650) of Cynthia S. Creem, Alice K. Wolf, Denise Andrews, Cory Atkins and other members of the General Court for legislation to update the bottle bill . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
S.1651 SD911 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1651) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sean Garballey, Cory Atkins, William N. Brownsberger and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote energy efficient lighting, conserve energy, regulate outdoor night lighting, and reduce light pollution. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1653 HD1161 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1653) of Chris Walsh and Benjamin Swan relative to providing certain retirement benefits for MassDot employees. Public Service.
H.1654 HD1037 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1654) of Martin J. Walsh and others for legislation to clarify the terms of certain public employee collective bargaining agreements. Public Service.
H.1674 HD1534 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1674) of Thomas J. Calter and Benjamin Swan relative to applications for property tax abatements. Revenue.
H.1759 HD1247 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1759) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to comprehensive siting reform for land based wind projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1762 HD1240 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1762) of Sean Garballey and others relative to improving outdoor lighting and increasing dark-sky visibility. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.1783 HD1825 By Mr. Canessa of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1783) of Stephen R. Canessa, Christine E. Canavan and Benjamin Swan relative to the transportation of individuals seated in wheelchairs. Transportation.
S.1793 SD789 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1793) of Karen E. Spilka, Carolyn C. Dykema, Richard J. Ross, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative To fairness and equity In regional transportation planning. Transportation.
S.1795 SD440 By Mr. Tarr, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1795) of Tarr, Swan, Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase protection against drivers under the influence of drugs [Joint Committee on Transportation].
H.1853 HD1378 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1853) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to establish an early reading council for the development of literacy of students in the third grades of the public schools in the Commonwealth. Education.
S.1854 SD211 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1854) of Gale D. Candaras, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, Michael F. Kane, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to land taking regulations. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
H.1858 HD2958 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1858) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for legislation to promote asset development in transitional assistance programs. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
S.1861 SD216 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1861) of Gale D. Candaras, William N. Brownsberger, Stephen L. DiNatale, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others for legislation relative to the rate of compensation paid to court appointed attorneys. The Judiciary.
H.1868 HD2994 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1868) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to the creation of low profit limited liability company small businesses. Community Development and Small Businesses.
H.1924 HD2608 By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1924) of Patricia A. Haddad, Paul J. Donato and Benjamin Swan relative to the private school price rating formula. Education.
H.1938 HD2086 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1938) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the appeals process in MCAS exams. Education.
H.1961 HD2226 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1961) of Martha M. Walz and Benjamin Swan relative to the sale of certain excess capacity public school facilities to commonwealth charter schools. Education.
H.1962 HD2236 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1962) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to ensure behavioral health and safety in the public schools. Education.
H.1964 HD2287 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1964) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to reduce the dropout rate of students in the public schools. Education.
H.2053 HD2724 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2053) of Sean Garballey and Benjamin Swan relative to providing for health insurance coverage for certain prescriptions and medical treatment. Financial Services.
H.2130 HD2824 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2130) of Forry and others to expand housing opportunities for persons displaced by public action or natural disaster and persons who are homeless or facing imminent homelessness Joint Committee on Housing.
H.2139 HD2383 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2139) of Garrett J. Bradley and others relative to investigations of correctional officers. The Judiciary.
H.2152 HD2085 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2152) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to providing indemnity from prosecution for probation officers and court officers employed by the Trial Court. The Judiciary.
H.2153 HD2951 By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2153) of Paul Brodeur and others relative to providing further protection from photographing, videotaping or electronically surveilling a partially nude or nude child. The Judiciary.
H.2170 HD2954 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2170) of Linda Dorcena Forry, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation to regulate debt collection activity. The Judiciary.
H.2182 HD2643 By Ms. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2182) of Patricia A. Haddad and Benjamin Swan relative to protecting personal information on prospective juror lists. The Judiciary.
H.2183 HD2647 By Ms. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2183) of Patricia A. Haddad and others relative to creating separate criminal offenses for assaults committed with firearms. The Judiciary.
H.2240 HD2051 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2240) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to authorize judicial clarification of ownership in eviction proceedings. The Judiciary.
H.2273 HD2135 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2273) of Chris Walsh and others relative to the modification of lease or rental agreement late fees. The Judiciary.
H.2274 HD2947 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2274) of Chris Walsh and others relative to requiring the use of escrow accounts during rent disputes. The Judiciary.
H.2310 HD2872 By Representative Story of Amherst and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2310) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing and harassment without regard to protected class status. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2341 HD2102 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2341) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to pediatric home care services. Public Health.
H.2411 HD2152 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2411) of Garrett J. Bradley and others for legislation to provide retirement options for nonprofit organizations. Public Service.
H.2473 HD2933 By Mr. Kane of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2473) of Michael F. Kane and Benjamin Swan relative to correction officers retirement. Public Service.
H.2565 HD2946 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2565) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to promote efficiency and transparency in economic development through the utilization of tax credits and other incentives. Revenue.
H.2567 HD2088 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2567) of Chris Walsh and others establishing a property tax incentive for small property improvements. Revenue.
H.2578 HD2548 By Mr. Fattman of Sutton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2578) of Ryan C. Fattman and others relative to the organization of limited liability companies. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2580 HD2989 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2580) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others for the annual proclamation by the Governor of the fourth Friday in September as City Year Day. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2590 HD2758 By Mr. Kaufman of Lexington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2590) of Jay Kaufman and others relative to promoting municipal efficiency and innovation through regional collaboration. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.2671 HD3022 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2671) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and Benjamin Swan relative to improving handicapped accessibility. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.2672 HD3026 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2672) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan that the Architectural Access Board require that building owners be prohibited from renting space to agencies receiving state funding unless said building is handicapped accessible. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.2673 HD3053 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2673) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of gender responsive programming for juvenile justice system involved girls. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.2674 HD3057 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2674) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the need for drug related rehabilitation for clients of the Department of Children and Families. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.2675 HD3164 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2675) 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.2684 HD3194 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2684) of John W. Scibak and others relative to supporting children and parental custody. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.2690 HD3163 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2690) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan relative to requiring greater disclosure by travel agents.
H.2691 HD3170 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2691) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan relative to protecting against the sale of stolen goods to pawnbrokers and dealer in second hand articles. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.2709 HD3061 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2709) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan for legislation to establish a physical education pilot program. Education.
H.2710 HD3090 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2710) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General) relative to establishing a charter school for students diagnosed with Autism. Education.
H.2711 HD3119 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2711) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan relative to enhancing school emergency responses for children and seniors. Education.
H.2712 HD3154 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2712) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others for the establishment of a youth solutions commission (inclucing members of the General Court) to review youth employment, education pathways and efforts to reduce violence and dropout rates in an integrated, coordinated and cost-effective manner. Education.
H.2713 HD3180 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2713) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to establishing a middle-skills council and the creation of regional skills academies in the Commonwealth. Education.
H.2727 HD3094 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2727) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, Patricia D. Jehlen and Benjamin Swan relative to the establishment of an Alzheimer’s state plan commission (including members of the General Court) to assess the current and future impact of Alzheimer’s disease on residents of the Commonwealth. Elder Affairs.
H.2742 HD3191 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2742) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to cities or towns with a local option to use instant runoff voting in municipal elections. Election Laws.
H.2791 HD3028 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2791) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Cory Atkins and Benjamin Swan relative to the use of electronic funds transfers and third party designees for tenants of publicly subsidized housing. Housing.
H.2792 HD3258 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2792) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation including section eight housing vouchers as an affordable housing type. Housing.
H.2798 HD3327 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2798) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to title insurance. The Judiciary.
H.2801 HD3027 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2801) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan for legislation to regulate the submission of DNA samples by certain prisoners to the Department of the State Police. The Judiciary.
H.2803 HD3081 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2803) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and Benjamin Swan relative to the penalty for the destruction of trees in public parks. The Judiciary.
H.2804 HD3087 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2804) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan relative to the penalties for the crime of unauthorized entry of a critical infrastructure. The Judiciary.
H.2805 HD3104 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2805) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan for legislation to increase the penalty for assault and battery on children. The Judiciary.
H.2806 HD3108 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2806) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan relative to the penalty for persons aiding in the commission of crimes against children. The Judiciary.
H.2807 HD3111 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2807) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan relative to further protecting children from sexual predators. The Judiciary.
H.2808 HD3124 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2808) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan for legislation to impose a penalty for leaving unattended children in motor vehicles. The Judiciary.
H.2810 HD3148 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2810) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to increasing the penalties for cruelty to animals. The Judiciary.
H.2813 HD3167 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2813) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan for legislation to impose a penalty for operating electronic cyber café, so-called, sweepstakes. The Judiciary.
H.2821 HD3069 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2821) of Linda Dorcena Forry, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation to allow individuals to institute and prosecute a civil action for injunctive relief for violation of laws relative to meal breaks for employees. The Judiciary.
H.2870 HD3166 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2870) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to investment in a transitional employment program for hard to employ adults. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2871 HD3168 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2871) of Gloria L. Fox and others relative to investment in programs to support youth employment. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.2877 HD3034 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2877) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan for legislation to further regulate the location of methadone clinics in the vicinity of schools. Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
H.2885 HD3132 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2885) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and Benjamin Swan relative to effective animal control in cities and towns. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.2892 HD3038 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2892) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan relative to the issuance of certificates by registers of probate for certain persons changing marriage names. Public Health.
H.2893 HD3116 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2893) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan for legislation to require food establishments to post their most current sanitation inspection rating in a conspicuous location . Public Health.
H.2896 HD3039 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2896) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to removing employees with certain health coverage from the calculation of an employer’s fair share contribution, so called, and eliminating the collection of certain employer health care information by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Public Health.
H.2952 HD3317 By Mr. Fattman of Sutton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2952) of Ryan C. Fattman and others for an investigation by a special commission of the feasibility of replacing the defined benefit pension plan for public employees with a defined contribution plan for future employees. Public Service.
H.2987 HD3510 By Representative Cabral of New Bedford and Senator Downing, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2987) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Benjamin B. Downing and others for legislation to promote economic development and job growth in gateway cities designating residential tax abatement zones. Revenue.
H.2990 HD3156 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2990) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan relative to expanding the veteran excise tax exemption. Revenue.
H.2991 HD3334 By Mr. Fattman of Sutton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2991) of Ryan C. Fattman and others for legislation to grant a tax credit to certain attorneys who provide free legal services for adoption cases. Revenue.
H.2992 HD3049 By Representative Forry of Boston and Senator DiDomenico, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2992) of Linda Dorcena Forry, Sal N. DiDomenico and others relative to creating an earned income tax credit for certain child care workers. Revenue.
H.3033 HD3292 By Mr. Fattman of Sutton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3033) of Ryan C. Fattman and others for legislation to eliminate privatization contracts. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.
H.3046 HD3114 By Mr. Bastien of Gardner, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3046) of Richard Bastien, Steven L. Levy and Benjamin Swan for legislation to repeal the law providing for the return for refund of certain bottles and cans. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3050 HD3071 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3050) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and Benjamin Swan relative to the definition of "beverage" under the bottle law, so-called. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3069 HD3241 By Ms. Atkins of Concord, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3069) of Cory Atkins and others for legislation to prohibit the use of hand-held cell phones by persons operating motor vehicles. Transportation.
H.3099 HD3155 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3099) of Chris Walsh, Tom Sannicandro and Benjamin Swan relative to providing veterans' bonuses to certain regular soldiers who served on active duty in support of the Persian Gulf War. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3100 HD3182 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3100) of Chris Walsh and Benjamin Swan relative to returning the payment of bonuses to soldiers during the Persian Gulf War to the Treasurer's office. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3102 HD3504 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3102) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to assure fair and adequate municipal gap funding for municipalities . Ways and Means (Joint).
H.3227 HD3343 By Mr. Fattman of Sutton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3227) of Ryan C. Fattman and others relative to translation services provided to voters. Election Laws.
H.3229 HD3366 By Mr. Arciero of Westford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3229) of James Arciero and others relative to the registration of certain sex offenders. The Judiciary.
H.3233 HD3358 By Mr. Fattman of Sutton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3233) of Ryan C.Fattman and others that the Department of Labor and Workforce Development study of the feasibility of requiring recipients of unemployment benefits to volunteer for community service while receiving said benefits. Labor and Workforce Development.
H.3277 HD2012 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3277) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to the servicing of loans by mortgage providers. Financial Services.
H.3279 HD2015 By Messrs. Brady of Brockton and Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3279) of Michael D. Brady and others for legislation to increase the penalties for assault and battery upon public employees. The Judiciary.
H.3280 HD1836 By Messrs. Calter of Kingston and deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3280) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to the statute of limitation for manslaughter. The Judiciary.
H.3281 HD1949 By Messrs. Calter of Kingston and deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3281) of Thomas J. Calter, Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to waivers of trial by jury. The Judiciary.
H.3282 HD3236 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3282) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to judicial foreclosures. The Judiciary.
H.3310 HD1379 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3310) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to the personal care services administered by the Division of Medical Assistance. Public Health.
H.3358 HD1922 By Messrs. Calter of Kingston and deMacedo of Plymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3358) of Thomas J. Calter, Viriato Manuel deMacedo and others relative to the release of certain persons accused of offenses involving physical force or abuse. The Judiciary.
H.3361 HD2809 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3361) of Cory Atkins and others relative to the crime of health care professionals participating in the torture and abusive treatment of prisoners. The Judiciary.
H.3372 HD1293 By Mr. Bastien of Gardner, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3372) of Richard Bastien and others relative to the sale and use of fireworks. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3407 HD2667 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3407) of Thomas J. Calter, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and Benjamin Swan for legislation to require the attachment of safe boating education certificates with applications for boat registration submitted to the Department of Fisheries, Wildlife and Environmental Law Enforcement. [COMMITTEE].
H.3419 HD514 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3419) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to rate payers rights. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
H.3557 HD3363 By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3557) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to providing tax deductions for certain school supply expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers. Revenue.
H.3598 HD2001 By Mr. Brady of Brockton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3598) of Michael D. Brady and others relative to registration of mortgage holders and providers. Financial Services.
H.3636 HD3888 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to establish a penalty for parents, legal guardians or caretakers failing to report the death of a minor child. The Judiciary.
H.3686 HD3245 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3686) of Thomas J. Calter and others for legislation to promote the participation of veteran owned businesses in state contracting. Veterans and Federal Affairs.
H.3858 HD4133 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William M. Straus and others for legislation to prohibit commercial solicitation to mobile electronic devices. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
H.3890 HD4144 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jason M. Lewis and others for legislation to authorize municipalities to create stabilization funds for special education costs. Municipalities and Regional Government.
H.3902 HD4137 By Representative Kuros of Uxbridge and Senator Moore, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kevin J. Kuros, Richard T. Moore and others for legislation to expand the Department of Children and Families definition of mandated reporter. Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.
H.3921 HD4126 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ronald Mariano and others relative to the classification of risk for volunteer drivers for non-profit organizations providing transportation options for senior citizens . Financial Services.
H.3922 HD4127 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ronald Mariano and others relative to the acquisition and use of motor vehicles by charitable organizations for the purpose of transporting senior and disabled citizens. Public Safety and Homeland Security.
H.3974 HD4296 By Mr. Curran of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3974) of Sean Curran and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to authorize the city of Springfield to postpone taking the 2011-2012 MCAS tests for students of said city. Education. [Local Approval Received.]
H.3982 HD4065 By Representative Walsh of Boston and Senator DiDomenico, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Martin J. Walsh, Sal N. DiDomenico and others for legislation to prohibit the Commonwealth from contracting with companies that do not comply with federal regulations for the certification of minerals originating in the Congo. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.

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Education & Public Service

  • FashionArt School, B.F.A.
  • Howard University; University of Massachusetts at Amherst, M.Ed.
  • Mass. House 1994 - Present
Eleventh Hampden, Consisting of Springfield: Ward 2: Precinct H, Ward 3: Precinct A, Ward 4, Ward 5: Precincts A, B, E, F, Ward 6: Precinct E, Ward 7: Precinct A, Ward 8: Precinct C

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