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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.2115 190th (2017 - 2018)

An Act relative to drought management

By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2115) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to establish a drought management task force. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.

Bill Information

Carolyn C. Dykema

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to forthwith improve the commonwealth’s preparedness and response to drought, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.


Name District/Address
Carolyn C. Dykema 8th Middlesex
Shawn Dooley 9th Norfolk
Richard J. Ross Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex
Denise Provost 27th Middlesex
Frank I. Smizik 15th Norfolk
Kenneth I. Gordon 21st Middlesex
Carmine L. Gentile 13th Middlesex
Daniel M. Donahue 16th Worcester
Cory Atkins 14th Middlesex
Natalie Higgins 4th Worcester
Ruth B. Balser 12th Middlesex
Daniel J. Ryan 2nd Suffolk
James B. Eldridge Middlesex and Worcester
James J. O'Day 14th Worcester
David M. Rogers 24th Middlesex
José F. Tosado 9th Hampden
Kimberly N. Ferguson 1st Worcester
Bradford R. Hill 4th Essex
Robert M. Koczera 11th Bristol
Thomas J. Calter 12th Plymouth
Christine P. Barber 34th Middlesex
Kay Khan 11th Middlesex
Hannah Kane 11th Worcester
Brian Murray 10th Worcester
Kate Hogan 3rd Middlesex
Mike Connolly 26th Middlesex
Louis L. Kafka 8th Norfolk
Peter V. Kocot 1st Hampshire
Mary S. Keefe 15th Worcester
Jay D. Livingstone 8th Suffolk
Paul A. Schmid, III 8th Bristol
Anne M. Gobi Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex
Daniel Cullinane 12th Suffolk
Jonathan Hecht 29th Middlesex
Michael S. Day 31st Middlesex
Jennifer E. Benson 37th Middlesex
Daniel J. Hunt 13th Suffolk
Jack Lewis 7th Middlesex
Bruce E. Tarr First Essex and Middlesex
Sean Garballey 23rd Middlesex
Solomon Goldstein-Rose 3rd Hampshire
Denise C. Garlick 13th Norfolk
Julian Cyr Cape and Islands

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