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Order S.2116 188th (2013 - 2014)

Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture

Senate, May 01, 2014 -- The committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 346) of Harriette L. Chandler, Gale D. Candaras and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to create a framework to re-allocate responsibility for discarded products; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 350) of Cynthia S. Creem and James B. Eldridge for legislation to establish a 0% interest program for the state revolving loan fund for water and sewer projects and establishing 3:1 leveraging for such projects.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 352) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jay R. Kaufman, William N. Brownsberger and Kenneth I. Gordon for legislation to prevent the use of the most dangerous pesticides; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 356) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Andrews, Michael Barrett, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to establishing standards for restoring and maintaining streamflows, water levels and hydrologic regimes that protect natural aquatic life in rivers and streams; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 358) of James B. Eldridge, Kay Khan, Denise Andrews, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to best management practices in water; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 362) of Barry R. Finegold for legislation relative to federally regulated renewable energy facilities; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 363) of Jennifer L. Flanagan and Thomas J. Calter for legislation relative to the Department of Environmental Protection water pollution project regulations; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 364) of John Hart, Jr. for legislation to authorize and direct the Division of Waterways to dredge the harbor area surrounding several yacht clubs in Boston, Massachusetts; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 365) of John Hart, Jr. for legislation relative to memorials located on Department of Conservation and Recreation property; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 366) of John Hart, Jr. for legislation to limit the number of special use permits the department of conservation and recreation may issue for the use of certain roads in the South Boston section of the city of Boston; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 368) of Kurt Schatzl for legislation relating to reptiles and amphibians; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 369) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to prohibit polystyrene packaging by 2017; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 370) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to prohibit polystyrene packaging by 2017; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 371) of John F. Keenan for legislation to authorize municipalities to petition for public involvement plans in cases of hazardous material sites; (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 374) of Michael R. Knapik, Bruce E. Tarr, Randy Hunt and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to provide for an investigation and study by the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs relative to a statewide single-stream recycling program.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 376) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to establish the Fire Services Oil Spill Mitigation Trust Fund; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 377) of Michael O. Moore for legislation realtive to out of state mooring; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 378) of Michael O. Moore, Michael Barrett, Todd M. Smola, James T. Welch and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the costs imposed upon the municipal and district ratepayers due to public drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems capital upgrades; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 383) of Richard T. Moore and Dr. Jerome Carr for legislation to incorporate wetland stewardship and scenic resources into wetland protection; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 384) of Richard T. Moore for legislation to simplify the administration of Title V and reduction of applicable paperwork; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 385) of Richard T. Moore for legislation relative to the mosquito control board; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 391) of Anthony W. Petruccelli and Denise Provost for legislation to establish a lead service replacement program.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 392) of Anthony W. Petruccelli for legislation to establish a lead service replacement program - municipal reimbursement.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 393) of Anthony W. Petruccelli for legislation relative to the sewer rate relief fund; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 394) of Anthony W. Petruccelli for legislation to revitalize the Commonwealth's waterfronts; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 395) of Anthony W. Petruccelli that the Commonwealth be required to reimburse the Water Resources Authority for certain grants and loans made for sewer service improvements; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 396) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Theodore C. Speliotis and Jerald A. Parisella for legislation relative to increasing mercury lamp recycling; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 397) of Michael F. Rush, Tom Sannicandro, Michael R. Knapik, Angelo M. Scaccia and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Department of Conservation retaining certain revenue to promote the development of parks; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 400) of Karen E. Spilka for legislation to protect children from toxic toys; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 403) of Bruce E. Tarr and Ann-Margaret Ferrante for legislation to restore the public trust for tidelands.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 404) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to remove and dispose of waste oil; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 405) of Bruce E. Tarr and Richard J. Ross for legislation to require local approval for low level radioactive waste sites; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 406) of Bruce E. Tarr, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, James M. Cantwell and Antonio F. D. Cabral for legislation to promote the viability and sustainability of commercial fisheries in the Commonwealth.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 408) of Bruce E. Tarr and Ann-Margaret Ferrante for legislation to provide for alternative designated port authorities compliance.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 410) of Bruce E. Tarr and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation relative to wastewater facilities; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 945) of James B. Eldridge, Michael Barrett, Kay Khan, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to water resource impacts; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 972) of Karen E. Spilka and Michael Barrett for legislation to assist public water suppliers and to safeguard adequate water supplies; (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William N. Brownsberger and John J. Lawn, Jr. for legislation to restrict the use of certain pesticides around children; and (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr and James R. Miceli for legislation relative to the Middlesex Canal Commission, report the accompanying Order (Senate, No. 2116).

Order History

Displaying 5 actions for Order S.2116
Date Branch Action
5/1/2014 Senate Reported from the committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture
5/1/2014 Senate Accompanied by S346, S350, S352, S356, S358, S362, S363, S364, S365, S366, S368, S369, S370, S371, S374, S376, S377, S378, S383, S384, S385, S391, S392, S393, S394, S395, S396, S397, S400, S403, S404, S405, S406, S408, S410, S945, S972, S1958 and S1978
5/1/2014 Senate Order reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
5/5/2014 Senate Discharged to the committee on Senate Ethics and Rules
1/6/2015 Senate No further action taken

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