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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2394 190th (2017 - 2018)

An Act promoting awareness of sewage pollution in public waters

SENATE, Thursday, April 5, 2018 - The committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 448) of Patricia D. Jehlen, James M. Cantwell, Daniel J. Ryan, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote awareness of safe recreation in public waterways; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2935) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to further regulate the discharge of pollutants into waters,- reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2394).

Bill Information

Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to authorize forthwith certain requirements and procedures to notify the public of sewage discharges into the waters of the commonwealth, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health.

Bill History

Displaying 8 actions for Bill S.2394
Date Branch Action
4/5/2018 Senate Reported from the committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture
4/5/2018 Senate New draft of S448 and H2935
4/5/2018 Senate Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means
7/19/2018 Senate Committee recommended ought to pass with an amendment, substituting a new draft, see S2617
7/19/2018 Senate Placed the in Orders of the Day for the nest session
7/26/2018 Senate Taken out of the Orders of the Day
7/26/2018 Senate New draft substituted, see S2617
7/26/2018 Senate Read second

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