Benjamin Swan Representative

D Springfield
Benjamin Swan

Addresses

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

Committee Membership

Bill Docket Bill Title
SD39 For legislation relative to compliance of condominium associations.
SD41 For legislation relative to Medicaid eligibility for seniors.
SD42 For legislation relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility.
HD45 Relative to the modernization of optometric patient care
HD52 Relative to solid waste disposal facilities
SD56 For legislation relative to special education transportation costs
SD61 For legislation relative to special juveniles.
HD66 To further regulate workers' compensation
HD72 Relative to improving procurement procedures to assure opportunities for students with disabilities
HD78 Relative to charter schools
SD102 For legislation relative to the elective share of surviving spouses.
HD110 Relative to the modification of custody orders involving parents called to active military service
HD150 Relative to the standard of proof for juvenile defendants
HD154 Relative to the prevention of financial exploitation of the elderly
SD156 For legislation to econmically stabilize displaced service workers.
HD157 For legislation to establish and award grants for the reduction of violence in municipalities
HD162 Relative to the liability of farmers' markets
HD165 Relative to farmers’ markets
SD190 For legislation relative to the treatment of elephants
SD194 For legislation to establish a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change
HD196 Relative to the enrollment of students in charter schools
SD213 For legislation relative to the safety of Alzheimer's disease patients
SD223 For legislation to establish a moratorium for charter schools
HD227 Relative to the protection of children in foster care
SD229 Lfor legislation relative to recycling
HD231 For legislation to develop housing plans for families, with minor children, who are being evicted from publicly subsidized housing
SD235 For legislation relative to patient safety
HD241 Relative to prohibiting discrimination against adults with disabilities in family and juvenile court proceedings
HD242 For legislation to require licensed pawnbrokers and second hand dealers to photograph and catalogue certain pawned articles
HD243 For legislation to provide certain employees in the Department of Correction with line of duty death benefits
SD285 For legislation to combat climate change.
HD294 For legislation to establish window falls prevention program within the Department of Housing and Community Development
HD300 Relative to discrimination because of a known relationship or association with a handicapped individual
SD306 For legislation to improve the Commonwealth's economy with a strong minimum wage.
SD307 For legislation to establish civil and criminal penalties for the female genital mutilation of minors.
HD309 To provide an income tax credit for the purchase of hearing aids
SD312 For legislation to establish tracking and reporting requirements for Massachusetts transportation fuels and associated greenhouse gas emissions.
HD314 Relative to the disposition of the personal property of tenants in actions for possession of land or tenements
SD317 For legislation to promote the planning and development of sustainable communities
HD329 That the Board of Registration in Pharmacy be authorized to provide for the establishment and operation of a cancer drug repository program
HD331 Relative to providing hearing aid coverage for persons with profound hearing loss
SD332 For legislation relative to physical education in public schools
HD352 For legislation to establish in the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services a Massachusetts Alzheimer’s project
HD353 relative to increasing the membership of the Health Care Workforce Advisory Council
HD362 For legislation to repeal certain laws
HD365 Relative to the reform of laws implicating tramps, vagrants, and vagabonds
SD367 For legislation relative to Congo conflict minerals.
HD369 An Act establishing the genetic engineering transparency food and seed labeling act
HD371 Relative to the enforcement of certain civil rights laws
HD373 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
HD374 For legislation provide health benefit plan coverage for hearing aids
SD374 For legislation to reduce solid waste, increase recycling and generate municipal cost savings.
HD377 For legislation to enable cities and towns to extend voting rights in municipal elections to certain non-citizens of the Commonwealth
HD381 Relative to protecting tropical forests by restricting state purchases of certain wood products
HD383 Relative to the reform of laws implicating certain private consensual intimate conduct between adults
HD386 For legislation to further regulate the right to strike of public employees
SD391 For legislation to modernize voter registration and jury pool lists.
HD392 Relative to Sunday hunting, the protection of pigeons and penalties for sexual abuse of animals
HD393 To increase the property tax deferral for certain persons sixty-five years of age or older
SD396 For legislation to invest in our communities and tax exemptions.
SD397 For legislation to improve the fairness of our tax laws
HD401 For legislation to establish criteria for MassHealth hardship waivers
SD402 For legislation to prevent discriminatory land use and permitting decisions.
HD414 For legislation to further regulate the performing of abortions and protecting women’s reproductive health
HD424 For the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor designating the last day of February as Rare Disease Day
HD426 Relative to the mandatory minimum age for children to attend kindergarten
HD454 Relative to senior hoarding
SD454 For legislation to provide health insurance coverage for scalp hair prosthesis.
HD464 Relative to the fixing or establishing of certain motor vehicle insurance rates
SD479 For legislation to reduce healthcare costs by promoting non-biased prescriber education.
SD480 For legislation to eliminate the tax deduction for direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical marketing.
SD482 For legislation to define modest meals and refreshments in prescriber education settings.
HD486 For legislation to require judicial review of foreclosures on residential mortgages
SD488 For legislation relative to maternity patient rights
HD496 For legislation to provide for the establishment of a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change
HD506 For legislation to adjust the credit calculated for days imprisoned for the nonpayment of a fines against amounts owed
HD517 Relative to petitions to the Juvenile Court or Probate Court on behalf of certain special juveniles
SD519 For legislation to regulate the use of credit reports by employers
HD540 For legislation to establish a permanent office of access and opportunity within the Executive Office of Administration and Finance
HD541 For legislation to require parental notification prior to the taking of student surveys in the public schools regarding personal or private issues
HD545 Relative to the definition of gender identity as it applies to lawfully segregated facilities
SD557 For legislation to improve the children's medical security program and simplifying the administration process
SD560 Relative to providing for a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants
HD567 For legislation to increase the Commonwealth's compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act
SD574 For legislation to enhance the educational outcomes of expectant and parenting students
HD579 For legislation to provide special line of duty death benefits to public safety officers
HD582 For legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the Masshealth Program
HD584 For legislation to creates incentives to help promote the adoption of electric vehicles
HD594 Relative to the restoration of oral health benefits for MassHealth recipients
SD599 For legislation relative to higher education opportunities for high school graduates in the Commonwealth.
HD602 For legislation to require hand sanitizer dispensers in schools
SD625 For legislation relative to public investment in fossil fuels.
SD627 For legislation to protect children and families from harmful flame retardants
SD633 For legislation relative to home energy efficiency.
SD648 For legislation relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking.
SD656 For legislation to keep people healthy by removing barriers to cost-effective care.
HD664 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) on institutional long term care
HD667 Relative to Medicare savings programs eligibility
SD669 For legislation relative to collective bargaining disputes
HD670 Relative to Medicaid expansion
SD673 For legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability
SD676 For legislation relative to age restrictions for veterans applying to be police officers and firefighters
HD677 For legislation to support schools and communities to increase opportunities for physical activity
HD678 Relative to the maximum number of patients assigned to a registered nurses or hospital care attendants
HD681 That persons diagnosed with familial dysautonomia disorder receive certain services from the Department of Developmental Services
HD687 For legislation to benefit the Health Safety Net Trust Fund
SD690 For legislation relative to the eligibility of students for in-state tuition rates and fees at public higher educational institutions.
SD691 For legislation explore alternative funding sources to ensure safe and reliable transportation
HD691 For legislation to establish a homeless bill of rights
SD694 For legislation to provide for a corporate tax deduction to allow businesses to provide home energy efficiency audits to employees
SD697 For legislation to expand veterans survivor benefits
HD719 For the establishment of a Massachusetts innocence commission to analyze the circumstances of innocent persons being charged, prosecuted, convicted and incarcerated
SD720 For legislation to provide immediate childcare assistance to homeless families.
HD728 Relative to coverage standards for children under private insurance
SD729 For legislation relative to affordable housing energy efficiency
HD736 Relative to pregnancy, childbirth, or a related condition protection of employees and job applicants
SD743 For legislation relative to language opportunity for our kids.
HD757 For legislation to improve public schools and narrow the achievement gap
HD763 Relative to health clubs and the use and deployment of defibrillators
HD764 For legislation to prohibit discrimination in the issuance of group or individual disability, accident or sickness insurance policies
SD765 For legislation relative to the compostion of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
SD770 For legislation relative to healthy families and businesses
HD782 For legislation repeal the requirement for operators and passengers on motorcycles over the age of eighteen to wear protective headgear
SD784 An Act relative to the disclosure of toxic chemicals in children’s products
HD786 For legislation to lower the sales tax to five per cent
HD792 For legislation require county and state correctional facilities to provide substance abuse services to certain inmates
HD795 Relative to reducing the income tax to 5 per cent
SD818 For legislation to establish a fund to assist families of murder victims
HD831 For legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing
HD840 Relative to creating higher education opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and other developmental disabilities
HD850 That the Division of Medical Assistance provide coverage of screenings for postpartum depression
HD861 For legislation to regulate the construction of buildings and structures that would cast shadows on certain public parks
HD868 For legislation to promote municipal collaboration and regionalization throughout the Commonwealth
HD881 An Act relative to equitable dental reimbursement rates for services provided to publicly aided patients
SD889 For legislation to protect the natural and historic resources of the Commonwealth
HD898 Relative to non discrimination training in the workplace
SD906 For legislation to create the Hampden County Commission on the Status of Women and Girls
SD916 For legislation relative to zero tolerance for violence and aggression by adults at youth sporting events
SD918 For legislation relative to interagency collaboration for dropout prevention
SD920 For legislation to prevent unnecessary vacancies in foreclosed homes
HD922 For legislation to establish an opt-out admissions lottery process for charter schools
HD925 Relative to the employment status of public employees serving in the armed forces
HD935 For legislation to require funeral directors to make available to potential clients information regarding funeral and burial benefits for veterans
HD944 Relative to eliminating emergency room overcrowding and diversions
HD972 That the Department of Public Health implement a food labeling program for commercially caught, landed and sold saltwater fish
SD974 For legislation to protect animals during pet sales.
HD975 Relative to youth substance abuse needs
SD987 For legislation relative to financial literacy in schools
SD989 For legislation to promote asset development in transitional assistance programs
SD996 For legislation to establish Medicare for all in Massachusetts
SD1001 For legislation to promote restorative justice practices
HD1007 Relative to great-grandparent visitation rights of certain minor children
SD1014 For legislation relative to equity in public contracting in honor of Bruce C. Bolling
SD1016 For legislation to promote higher education among employees of human services provider organizations
HD1019 Relative to the establishment of community benefit districts in cities and towns
HD1027 For legislation to provide equal access to evaluations for children with disabilities
HD1035 For legislation to provide high school graduates equal access to in-state tuition rates and financial aid in the higher education system
HD1041 Relative to access to health insurance for human service providers and their employees
SD1053 For legislation to protect the privacy of consumer financial information
SD1058 For legislation to promote healthy communities and the environment.
HD1059 Relative to the membership of the Parole Board
SD1061 For legislation relative to Child-Centered Family Law.
SD1065 For legislation to reduce recidivism, curb unnecessary spending, and ensure appropriate use of segregation.
HD1080 Relative to the disposition of public lands with conservation protected status
SD1088 For legislation to improve access to public records.
SD1090 For legislation relative to public space recycling
SD1092 For legislation to promote energy efficiency and green jobs
SD1100 For legislation to regulate central service technicians.
HD1102 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) on ovarian cancer prevention, screening, education and support programs
HD1106 Relative to access to care and healthcare insurance coverage for Ehler Danlos syndrome patients
HD1107 For legislation to compare total health care spending with projected single payer health care system spending
SD1110 For legislation to improve the earned income credit for working families
HD1117 For legislation to establish a penalty for the mistreatment of elephants
SD1132 For legislation to create a college savings program for every child born in Massachusetts.
HD1151 For legislation to establish a single-payer health insurance trust fund
HD1152 For legislation to allow teachers currently employed and receiving compensation to serve on the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
HD1153 For legislation to create a transitional aid to families with dependent children career pathways trust fund
SD1161 For legislation to promote electric vehicle adoption
HD1187 An Act requiring audiovisual recordings of certain police interrogations
HD1189 For legislation to prohibit the sale of tobacco products at certain health care institutions
SD1189 For legislation relative to women’s health and economic equity
HD1190 Relative to the storage and dissemination of certain public records in an electronic format
HD1200 Relative to the classification and punishment for certain offenses in the commonwealth
SD1215 For legislation to authorize municipalities to protect low and moderate income tenants and units of governmentally involved housing
SD1220 For legislation relative to special education evaluation and referral
HD1220 That the Division of Medical Assistance provide coverage for residential habilitation services for individuals age sixty or older
SD1223 For legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the Commonwealth
HD1230 Relative to abusive or hostile work environments
SD1231 For legislation to strengthen the enforcement of certain dog laws.
HD1231 Relative to nutritional needs of homeless residents
SD1247 For legislation relative to special education funding.
HD1253 For legislation to prohibit businesses from misrepresenting the geographic location of such businesses in local telephone directories
HD1262 Relative to information provided to women seeking abortions
SD1265 For legislation to amend the municipal ticket law.
SD1271 For legislation to fuel job creation through energy efficiency
SD1279 For legislation to reduce unwanted communication from creditors to protect the peace and privacy of residents
SD1285 For legislation to establish community benefit districts
HD1301 Relative to employment and job training
HD1325 For legislation to compute and track the individual and collective lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions of all fuels
HD1326 For legislation to establish an interscholastic athletic head injury safety training program within the Department of Public Health
HD1343 Relative to providing child care assistance to homeless families
SD1349 For legislation to preserve affordable health coverage for Massachusetts residents.
SD1355 For legislation relative to the Architectural Access Board.
SD1357 For legislation relative to regional transportation ballot initiatives.
HD1362 Relative to providing prescription drug cost reimbursements to certain retirees
SD1363 For legislation to establish a health incentives program.
HD1367 For legislation to require owners of rented or foreclosed properties to check for abandoned animals
SD1369 For legislation relative to the tipped minimum wage
HD1371 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
SD1378 For legislation relative to protecting consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas
SD1383 For legislation to study the feasibility of high-speed rail access between Springfield and Boston
SD1387 For legislation to decriminalize non-violent and verbal student misconduct
SD1397 For legislation to provide for the enhanced protection of the dig safe law
HD1415 For legislation to extend line-of-duty public safety death benefits to all public employees
SD1417 For legislation relative to medical placement of terminal and incapacitated inmates.
SD1423 For legislation to establish pay equity.
SD1424 For legislation relative to the relief of mortgage debt
SD1431 For legislation to establish a student tuition recovery fund.
SD1447 For legislation to establish credible service for veterans.
HD1471 Relative to providing a public education system of sufficient quality
HD1474 Relative to the appointment of an executive director and assistant executive director to the Massachusetts Sheriff's Association
SD1510 For legislation to increase container recycling in the Commonwealth.
HD1519 For the annual issuance of a proclamation by the Governor setting aside the month of May as the official month of kindness
HD1521 For legislation to establish a penalty for the mistreatment of elephants
HD1530 Relative to the divestment of state pension funds from holdings in fossil fuel companies
HD1532 For legislation to prohibit the charging of fees by the Registry of Motor Vehicles for the answering of certain common questions
HD1533 Relative to the earned income credit for working families
SD1546 For legislation to promote use of body-worn cameras by law enforcement
HD1566 To provide for reforms and improvements to the Commonwealth's transportation system
HD1571 For legislation to establish a process to identify toxic chemical substances used in consumer products
SD1572 For legislation relative to vacant, foreclosing and foreclosed property in the Commonwealth
HD1575 For legislation to establish penalties for debarred employers, contractors and subcontractors illegally participating in contracts
SD1616 For legislation relative to net metering, community shared solar and energy storage
SD1640 For legislation relative to create an innovative communities program.
SD1648 For legislation related to unfunded mandates on public schools
HD1650 Relative to junior operator's licenses
SD1654 For legislation to promote efficiency and transparency in economic development
HD1656 Relative to the process for collecting delinquent property taxes
SD1658 For legislation relative to transparency of economic development spending
SD1665 For legislation relative to motor vehicle license suspension
SD1669 For legislation to reinvest in working families
HD1679 For legislation to establish the Department of Mental Health as the oversight agency for the mental health system within the state prison system
HD1684 An Act related to unfunded mandates on public schools
SD1684 For legislation to increase injured workers’ access to medical care and workers’ compensation benefits
HD1690 For legislation to establish a program within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services to eliminate copays and deductibles for certain high-value and low cost prescription drugs and treatments
SD1698 For legislation to restore community trust in Massachusetts law enforcement
HD1730 Relative to hospital profit transparency and fairness and the establishment of a Medicaid reimbursement enhancement fund
SD1738 For legislation relative to plastic bag reduction
HD1746 For legislation to create a public health insurance agency to compete with private insurers
SD1762 For legislation relative to universal early education and full-day kindergarten.
SD1764 For legislation relative to credit building.
HD1765 Relative to penalties for the crime of female genital mutilation
HD1769 Relative to HIV-associated lipodystrophy treatment
SD1769 For legislation relative to family financial protection.
HD1776 For legislation to update penalties and protect electronic privacy
HD1777 Relative to the exemption of state income tax for low wage workers
SD1777 For legislation to ensure reliable land title to bolster local home ownership and business creation.
SD1779 For legislation relative to universal pre-kindergarten access.
HD1785 Relative to small brewers of alcoholic beverages
SD1804 For legislation to promote zero net-energy buildings in the Commonwealth
HD1833 For legislation to prevent wage theft and promote employer accountability
SD1842 For legislation to enhance access to electronic public records.
SD1853 An Act establishing a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program
HD1862 For legislation to authorize municipalities to assess certain taxes for financing regional transportation needs and investments
HD1864 Strengthening the quality and efficiency of home health care services
SD1874 For legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity
SD1885 For legislation relative to traffic and pedestrian stop data.
HD1892 An Act relative to criminal record checks for referees
HD1894 An Act relative to filling civil service positions
HD1899 For the establishment of a special commission on the eye care and vision health needs of the Commonwealth
HD1906 For legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities
HD1907 Relative to establishing the office of the Secretary of the Department of Veterans’ Services in the Governor's cabinet
HD1911 Relative to the tax on gross gaming revenues, the waiting period for certain former public officials to be employed by gaming licensees and prohibiting financial assistance from state funds for gaming licensees
HD1912 Relative to shelter benefits for veterans
HD1935 For legislation to prevent trafficking in ivory and rhino horns
HD1937 For an investigation by an independent commission on a certain case before the Department of Children and Families regarding Justina Pelletier
HD1944 Relative to the minimum reimbursement rate for adult residential behavioral health and addiction treatment
HD1946 For legislation to create a loan repayment program for direct care human service workers
HD1965 For legislation to clarify the definition, testing regulations and enforcement of motorcycle sound emissions
HD1967 Relative to increasing the base for the calculation of cost-of-living increases for retired public employees
HD1969 For legislation to improve the collection and analysis of data relative to traffic stops
HD1988 For the adoption of resolutions memorializing the Congress of the United States to convene a Constitutional Convention to consider amendments to the Constitution to limit the influence of money in our political system
HD2007 For legislation to establish an advisory committee on the protection of honeybees in the Commonwealth
HD2015 For legislation to prohibit the sale to minors of electronic devices used to deliver liquid nicotine vapor
HD2045 For legislation to increase access to recycling in the Commonwealth
HD2060 Relative to access to capital for business growth in economically distressed communities
HD2070 For legislation to establish a task force to identify and review state laws, regulations, and administrative directives that prescribe requirements for school districts
HD2072 For legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing, and harrassment, without regard to protected class status
HD2073 For legislation to collect data regarding the use of solitary confinement
HD2081 Relative to baseline concussion testing for student athletes
HD2089 For legislation to promote the use of restorative justice practices
HD2108 Relative to juvenile mental health and substance abuse
HD2118 For legislation to increase the fines for failure to wear a seat belt
HD2126 Relative to protecting puppies and kittens
HD2128 Relative to the implementation of full-day kindergarten
HD2165 For the establishment of a living minimum wage for employees and contracted employees of the Commonwealth
HD2182 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study the feasibility of creating and funding a universal children’s college savings account
HD2196 For the inclusion of individuals with disabilities within civil rights protections and nondiscrimination protections and for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) of the status of individuals and families with disabilities
HD2198 For legislation to create a college savings program for every child born in the Commonwealth
HD2207 Relative to social media password privacy for school students
HD2211 For legislation to provide the highest quality education through access of innovative and research-based language education instructional programs
HD2248 Establishing schedules for employees
HD2251 Relative to increasing penalties for hit and runs with recreational vehicles
HD2260 Relative the pay of first responders out of work due to needle stick injuries suffered in the line of duty
HD2267 Relative to the formula for district reimbursement through the special education circuit breaker
HD2278 For legislation to establish the Massachusetts rail transit fund
HD2280 Relative to the use of slot machines in veterans' organizations
HD2295 An Act relative to facilities and companies providing residential care of recovering substance abusers
HD2342 Relative to vocational training for the unemployed
HD2345 Relative to temporary workers’ unemployment benefits
HD2364 Relative to promoting job training in the Commonwealth
HD2368 Relative to access to child and adolescent mental health services
HD2373 Relative to granting equal access to original birth certificates
HD2382 An Act Strengthening the Massachusetts Home Care Program
HD2399 An Act AN ACT CREATING CONSTRUCTION RELEVANCE IN THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM
HD2400 An Act AN ACT RELATIVE TO IMITATION FIREARMS
HD2401 Relative to criminal offender record information
HD2436 Relative to sexual health education
HD2456 Relative to stabilizing the Commonwealth’s nursing facilities
HD2473 For legislation to grant creditable service for retirement purposes to certain public employees
HD2474 Relative to public employees' workers compensation benefits
HD2477 Relative to protecting Department of Children and Families social workers’ home addresses
HD2489 For legislation to establish a reporting protocol for the Executive Office of Public Safety to monitor and report the backlogs in elevator inspections across the Commonwealth
HD2490 Relative to improving passenger rail service between Springfield and Boston
HD2529 For legislation to authorize the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to issue distinctive registration plates for fire fighters
HD2540 For legislation to increase the share of courses taught by full-time tenure and tenure-track faculty
HD2551 Relative to the state employee's sick leave bank
HD2568 For legislation to establish a sustainable water resource fund to mitigate water shortages
HD2577 Providing for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to studying the legislative process
HD2582 Relative to increasing voting opportunities and online voter registration awareness in public schools
HD2584 Relative to motor vehicle license suspension record privacy
HD2587 Relative to the registered land in the office of an assistant recorder
HD2589 For legislation to provide for primary and preventative health care services for certain children in the Commonwealth.
HD2592 Relative to the use of solitary confinement in correctional facilities
HD2597 Relative to inpatient mental health care treatment
HD2603 For legislation to designate constitutional officers as employers of the employees under their jurisdiction
HD2604 Relative to the hiring of applicants who would be employed by or in schools in a positions involving direct contact with children
HD2612 Relative to expenses incurred in defense against denial of benefits by incapacitated employees
HD2613 Relative to the fees charged for the certification of fire fighters as emergency medical technicians
HD2615 That banks be required to mediate in good faith with homeowners to identify alternative resolutions before starting foreclosures
HD2617 For legislation to require seatbelts in school buses
HD2638 Relative to seat belts on school buses
HD2640 Relative to the appointment and reappointment of public safety officers
HD2643 That certain fire fighters may wear uniforms while on duty and making solicitations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association
HD2646 That public school students of voting age be instructed on the voter registration process and provided access to voter registration forms
HD2648 Relative to the minimum wage employers are required to pay tipped employees
HD2662 An Act relative to elementary school achievement
HD2687 An Act relative to bee colony collapse disorder
HD2698 An Act relative to board of health violations
HD2706 For legislation to provide an income tax deduction for interest paid on certain graduate student loans
HD2709 For legislation to ensure continued health insurance coverage for certain children
HD2713 That non-moving violations shall not be considered surchargeable incidents under the motor vehicle insurance law
HD2732 An Act relative to the billing period of Health Management Organizations
HD2741 For legislation to provide emergency aid to certain elderly and disabled residents
HD2743 For legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products
HD2784 Relative to improving mental health treatment
HD2797 Relative to the labeling information for commercially caught fish
HD2802 Relative to pay equity
HD2804 Relative to body-worn cameras by law enforcement
HD2806 An Act relative to interest on property tax bills
HD2809 Relative to the expungement of criminal records of juveniles
HD2811 An Act relative to open meeting law
HD2819 (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to establish the maximum age for school attendance in the city of Lawrence
HD2821 An Act reducing packaging waste in the commonwealth
HD2826 Relative to vacant, foreclosing and foreclosed property
HD2844 For legislation to increase participation in early childhood care settings
HD2859 An Act relative to the taxation of veterans
HD2863 Relative to the establishment of a secretary to reduce and prevent homelessness
HD2867 For legislation to enhance opportunities for children in the custody of the Commonwealth
HD2869 Relative to attorney recruitment in rural communities
HD2871 Relative to telemarketing solicitation
HD2875 Relative to motor vehicle parking and bicyclist traffic violation appeals
HD2876 An Act establishing the small business appeals board
HD2877 An Act relative to community reinvestment goals for banks
HD2882 For legislation to establish the Massachusetts law revision commission
HD2884 An Act encouraging the use of SNAP benefits at farmers markets
HD2887 An Act relative to establishing an independent review board for police shootings
HD2890 Relative to the disclosure of participation in the slave trade
HD2891 Relative to the protection of intoxicated persons
HD2894 An Act establishing a college tuition tax deduction
HD2898 An Act relative to penalties for crimes against seniors
HD2903 For legislation to ensure equal access to services for certain residents of the Commonwealth, notwithstanding alienage or immigration status
HD2908 For legislation to prohibit the use of geographic locations in determining risk classifications relative to motor vehicle surcharges
HD2919 For legislation to dedicate a portion of certain grants to promote community on-the-job training for youths
HD2936 An Act relative to legal assistance in divorce proceedings
HD2941 Relative to certified professional midwives
HD2942 An Act relative to improving mental health care through innovation
HD2943 For legislation to further regulate expenditures for mortgages from the Community Preservation Trust Fund
HD2948 For legislation to further regulate the sale of tobacco products to teenagers
HD2961 Relative to juror service certificates
HD2964 For legislation to improve juror service responses
HD2966 An Act relative to correctional employees' retirement reinstatement
HD2975 Relative to training of elder services workers
HD2976 Relative to utility data transparency and access
HD2978 An Act to promote college success in the commonwealth
HD2979 Relative to scholarship programs for children of service and public officers
HD2980 Relative to the rights of persons receiving services through the department of mental health
HD2982 Relative to punishments for property crimes against elderly or disabled persons
HD2988 Relative to the creation of a special commission to study the services and communication that victims of violent crime receive
HD2997 Relative to the criteria for the release of terminally ill inmates to alternative locations of confinement
HD2998 For legislation to create a program to reduce childhood obesity by assessing a tax on candies, confectionaries and soft drinks
HD3005 Relative to fair housing pre-licensing training for real estate agents
HD3007 For the imposition of a tax on certain private institutions of higher learning for the purpose of establishing a separate fund to be known as the educational opportunity for all trust fund
HD3008 Relative to carbon monoxide and fire alarms in schools, residences and places of public assembly
HD3015 Relative to the process for the investigation of officer-involved deaths
HD3022 For legislation to limit fees charged by cashers of checks, drafts or money orders
HD3024 Relative to uniform use of deadly force guidelines
HD3032 Relative to providing written health education information to incarcerated women by correctional institutions
HD3034 For legislation to establish trust fund to protect citizens of the Commonwealth and municipalities impacted by the mortgage foreclosure crisis
HD3035 Relative to the training of law enforcement officers and correction officers in interactions with persons on the autism spectrum who are victims or witnesses to crimes, or suspected or convicted of crimes
HD3036 Relative to anesthesia insurance coverage for children hospitalized for dental treatment
HD3055 Relative to the process for the investigation of officer-involved deaths
HD3069 Relative to substance abuse education in public schools
HD3071 An Act relative to the reconnection of families of incarcerated persons
HD3072 Relative to gender identity and access to public accommodations
HD3097 Relative to establishing a substance abuse health protection fund with collections from the sale of certain alcoholic beverages
HD3137 For legislation to establish election day voter registration
HD3145 Relative to requiring that certain health insurance policies include coverage for eating disorders
HD3147 Relative to the services provided by dental hygenists
HD3151 Relative to home health and hospice aides
HD3152 For legislation to mandate separate and secure waiting areas for victims and families in the courts of the Commonwealth
HD3156 For legislation to reform pretrial processes
HD3158 For legislation to increase access to mental health services
HD3159 For legislation to direct executive departments and agencies to develop, adhere to and update plans to address nondiscrimination in employment
HD3161 For legislation to include a person who identifies as gay, lesbian or bisexual and a person who identifies with a transgender experience on local and regional discrimination advisory boards
HD3163 An Act Expanding the Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit to Second Homes
HD3165 An Act relative to strengthening and expanding affordable, quality higher education opportunities for residents of the Commonwealth
HD3167 For legislation to authorize public institutions of higher education to retain funds received as in-state tuition
HD3169 For legislation to exempt residents of the Commonwealth from payment of tuition or mandatory curriculum fees at community colleges
HD3172 For legislation to establish a pilot program to reduce the traumatic consequences of interactions between police and vulnerable individuals
HD3174 Relative to requiring insurance carriers to recognize nurse midwives as participating providers
HD3181 For legislation to authorize poll workers in local and state elections to participate in early voting or absentee voting
HD3183 For legislation to grant certain grandparents the rights and privileges of kinship care
HD3191 Relative to identifying cost-effective energy savings for gas and electric customers in the Commonwealth
HD3198 For legislation to designate New England clam chowder as the official appetizer of the Commonwealth
HD3200 For legislation to protect tenants and prevent vacancies in foreclosed homes
HD3201 Relative to child-centered family law and child custody determinations
HD3204 For legislation to clarify the responsibility of law enforcement agencies to enforce federal immigration law
HD3206 For legislation to permit spouses to provide adult foster care
HD3215 Relative to enhancing consumer protection and transparency under the social work licensing law
HD3216 For legislation to provide for the rapid deployment of qualified nurses
HD3219 Relative to providing for a tax deduction for income attributable to the discharge of debt on principal residences including debt reduced through mortgage restructuring
HD3227 Relative to the parole process
HD3228 For legislation to prevent and respond to bullying of elderly and disabled residents of public or privately-owned subsidized multifamily housing developments
HD3230 Relative to providing for loan forgiveness for health care professionals serving under served rural communities
HD3242 For an investigation by special commission (including members of the General Court) of the feasibility of establishing a bank owned by the Commonwealth or by a public authority constituted by the Commonwealth
HD3251 For legislation to establish a framework for consumer electricity rate savings and to make certain other changes in law
HD3268 Relative to the evaluation of the frequency and outcome of contacts between juveniles of various racial and ethnic categories and law enforcement and court personnel and other Commonwealth officials
HD3282 For legislation to provide for paid family leave within a new temporary disability insurance program
HD3285 For legislation to simplify the motor vehicle excise tax process and prevent multiple excise charges
HD3298 Relative to establishing a right to counsel in certain eviction cases
HD3303 For legislation to prohibit government video surveillance of public or private property without first providing sufficient public notice
HD3305 For legislation to ensure the payment of at least a living wage to all employees
HD3311 Relative to the implementation or use of partnership for assessment for readiness for college and career assessments
HD3364 For legislation to provide a waiver of fees to veterans at public institutions of higher learning
HD3391 An Act providing for certain health insurance coverage
HD3398 For an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study the viability of designating a space or facility in the city of Boston commemorating the visit of Nelson Mandela
HD3411 For legislation to establish a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program for employees
HD3413 An Act relative to recognition of the "Honor and Remember" Flag in the Commonwealth
HD3414 For legislation to direct the Attorney General to provide for a study of the methodology used to promulgate new flood insurance rate maps through the National Flood Insurance Program
HD3425 For legislation to increase neighborhood safety and opportunity by enhancing the enforcement and penalties for violations of the controlled substances laws
HD3433 For legislation to protect families from adverse financial conditions caused by unreasonable debt
HD3435 For legislation to exempt disabled veterans from motor vehicle registration fees on primary passenger vehicles
HD3440 For legislation to pro-rate premium contribution rates for certain part-time public employees based on the number of hours worked
HD3485 Relative to regional school transportation parity
HD3502 Relative to the financial impact of the costs associated with the Health Connector and compliance with the Affordable Care Act
HD3503 For legislation to requiring prescription drug insurance providers to provide coverage for the expense of a medically prescribed voice-synthesizers
HD3504 Relative to growing the creative economy through sale of original art
HD3512 Relative to safe in-patient alcoholism or substance abuse treatment locations
HD3515 For legislation to establish a task force on the safety and welfare of elderly and disabled persons residing in public housing
HD3524 Relative to the penalties for violations of the public records law
HD3525 Relative to Superior Court foreclosure procedures
HD3527 Relative to creating an advisory committee to investigate and study ways to augment services to returning veterans to reduce the rate of suicide and the effects of post traumatic stress disorder, depression and anxiety among veterans
HD3529 Relative to financial literacy programs in schools
HD3531 Relative to the open meeting law
HD3539 Relative to evaluating injury and illness data and establishing safety and health measures to protect employees of the Commonwealth
HD3543 Relative to public health procedures and improvements
HD3544 Relative to public higher education access and policies
HD3549 For legislation to require the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to develop a civic education curriculum to be included within the history and/or social science curriculum
HD3551 For legislation to establish a commission to research and assess opportunities to increase accessibility to the Code of Massachusetts Regulations
HD3552 Relative to increasing killed-in-line-of-duty benefits for public safety employees
HD3555 That certain contracts issued for services require the employment of a minimum number of individuals with disabilities
HD3556 For legislation to establish a Hampshire-Franklin Commission on the Status of Women
HD3617 An Act relative to students serving in the military

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SD1865 For legislation relative to disability insurance benefits

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HD3224 For legislation to prohibit smoking in residential apartments

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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