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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Order S.2489 190th (2017 - 2018)

Order relative to authorizing the joint committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture to make an investigation and study of certain current Senate documents relative to environmental and agricultural issues

SENATE, Thursday, April 26, 2018 - The committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 403) of Joseph A. Boncore, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Susan Williams Gifford, Mathew Muratore and other members of the General Court for legislation establishing a commission to study dredging needs for recreational boating in commonwealth waterways; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 405) of William N. Brownsberger and John J. Lawn, Jr. for legislation to restrict the use of certain pesticides around children; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 409) of Julian Cyr, Sarah K. Peake, Michael J. Barrett, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation relative to vegetation management; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 412) of Julian Cyr, Sarah K. Peake, William Crocker, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the pesticide board; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 420) of James B. Eldridge, Daniel J. Ryan, Sal N. DiDomenico, Denise Provost and others for legislation relative to streamflow standards; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 425) of James B. Eldridge, Carolyn C. Dykema, Carmine L. Gentile, Daniel J. Ryan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to drought management; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 449) of Jason M. Lewis, Chris Walsh, Marjorie C. Decker, Steven Ultrino and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce solid waste, increase recycling and generate municipal cost savings; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 452) of Vincent Lawrence Dixon for legislation to create an for environmental, and water testing requirements, and funding act; (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 453) of Vincent Lawrence Dixon for legislation to review, consider, and evaluate, and to establish a suitable body and/or Special Commission to consider Climate Change Economic Consequences; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 454) of Barbara A. L'Italien for legislation relative to the Sewer Rate Relief Fund; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 458) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation relative to privately operated animal shelters and rescue organizations; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 460) of Mark C. Montigny, James M. Cantwell, Paul R. Heroux, Patricia A. Haddad and others for legislation to prevent animal suffering by irresponsible breeding practices; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 462) of Michael O. Moore, Brian Murray and James Arciero 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. 463) of Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to out of state mooring; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 468) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Ryan C. Fattman, James M. Murphy, Josh S. Cutler and others for legislation relative to community preservation funds for seawall repairs; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 470) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Sheila C. Harrington, Jason M. Lewis, Josh S. Cutler and other members of the General Court banning the sale of cats and dogs in commercial pet shops; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 481) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the impacts of municipal water withdrawal permits; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 482) of Michael F. Rush, Edward F. Coppinger and Angelo M. Scaccia for legislation relative to the re-use of soil for large reclamation projects; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 484) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to restore the public trust for tidelands; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 485) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to remove and dispose of waste oil; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 486) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to require local approval for low level radioactive waste sites; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 487) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to provide for alternative designated port authorities compliance; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 490) of Bruce E. Tarr, Jason M. Lewis, Michelle M. DuBois, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit wild and exotic animal performances; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 493) of Walter F. Timilty and John H. Rogers for legislation to preserve land in designated areas of critical concern; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 494) of Walter F. Timilty, John H. Rogers and William C. Galvin relative to the protection of property owned by the Commonwealth and part of the Blue Hills Reservation referred to as Fowl Meadow; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 495) of Walter F. Timilty and Michelle M. DuBois for legislation relative to waste removal plans for transfer stations, reports the accompanying Order (Senate, No. 2489).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture
Status:
Referred to Senate Committee on Rules

Order History

Displaying 5 actions for Order S.2489
Date Branch Action
4/26/2018 Senate Reported from the committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture
4/26/2018 Senate Accompanied by S403, S405, S409, S412, S420, S425, S449, S452, S453, S454, S458, S460, S462, S463, S468, S470, S481, S482, S484, S485, S486, S487, S490, S493, S494 and S495
4/26/2018 Senate Order reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
5/14/2018 Senate Discharged to the committee on Senate Rules
1/1/2019 Senate No further action taken

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