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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Order S.2498 190th (Current)

Order relative to authorizing the joint committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy to make an investigation and study of certain current Senate documents relative to matters before the committee

SENATE, Monday, April 30, 2018 - The committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1822) of Joseph A. Boncore, Kevin G. Honan, Daniel J. Ryan, Martin J. Walsh, Mayor of Boston and others for legislation relative to the Massachusetts next generation network initiative promoting gigabit broadband networks; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1825) of Joseph A. Boncore, Carmine L. Gentile, Jason M. Lewis, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize resiliency measures under commercial property assessed clean energy; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1826) of Michael D. Brady and Walter F. Timilty for legislation to equitably support enhanced 911 service; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1827) of Michael D. Brady and Michelle M. DuBois for legislation relative to the construction of generating facilities; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1828) of William N. Brownsberger, Paul R. Heroux, Michelle M. DuBois, Peter V. Kocot and others for legislation to require the timely adoption of greenhouse gas emission limits for the year 2030; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1830) of Harriette L. Chandler for legislation relative to injury caused by poles, wires, cables and apparatus; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1833) of Cynthia S. Creem, Marjorie C. Decker, Eileen M. Donoghue, Alice Hanlon Peisch and others for legislation to promote energy efficient lighting, conserve energy, regulate outdoor night lighting, and reduce light pollution; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1835) of Julian Cyr and Dylan Fernandes for legislation relative to renewable energy generation and market efficiency; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1838) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Kenneth J. Donnelly, James B. Eldridge, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure the safety of residents, first responders, and gas workers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1839) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Robert M. Koczera, Sean Garballey, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to home energy efficiency; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1842) of Eileen M. Donoghue for legislation to require the disclosure of terms for solar panel installations; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1843) of James B. Eldridge, Frank I. Smizik, Marjorie C. Decker, Paul R. Heroux and other members of the General Court for legislation to further promote energy efficiency and green jobs; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1844) of James B. Eldridge, Lori A. Ehrlich, Jason M. Lewis and Kate Hogan for legislation relative to energy efficiency funds generated by municipal lighting plants; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1845) of James B. Eldridge, Carmine L. Gentile, Jason M. Lewis, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect consumers of gas and electricity from paying for leaked and unaccounted for gas; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1846) of James B. Eldridge, Paul W. Mark, Carmine L. Gentile, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to solar power and the green economy; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1847) of James B. Eldridge, Stephen Kulik, Frank I. Smizik, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify the authority and responsibilities of the department of public utilities; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1848) of James B. Eldridge, Frank I. Smizik, Carmine L. Gentile, Jay R. Kaufman and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to low income solar; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1849) of James B. Eldridge, Sean Garballey, Carmine L. Gentile, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to transition Massachusetts to 100 percent renewable energy; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1850) of Ryan C. Fattman and Joseph D. McKenna for legislation to protect propane gas ratepayers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1851) of Anne M. Gobi and Adam G. Hinds for legislation relative to renewable energy portfolio standards; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1852) of Anne M. Gobi, Steven S. Howitt, Barbara A. L'Italien and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to natural gas pipeline surveys; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1854) of Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to energy supply competition; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1856) of John F. Keenan, Mark J. Cusack, John W. Scibak and Chris Walsh for legislation relative to municipal light plants; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1858) of Jason M. Lewis, Jose F. Tosado, Michael D. Brady, Jack Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to utility data transparency and access; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1859) of Jason M. Lewis, Michael S. Day, Carmine L. Gentile, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court relative to further regulating the Energy Facilities Siting Board within the Department of Public Utilities; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1860) of Jason M. Lewis, Michael S. Day and Colleen M. Garry for legislation relative to reasonable municipal expenses; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1861) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Michael D. Brady, James B. Eldridge, Thomas M. McGee and others for legislation to establish a broadband infrastructure study commission; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1862) of Barbara A. L'Italien and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to establish an energy efficiency pilot program; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1863) of Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to the sale of natural gas as a motor fuel; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1864) of Michael O. Moore, Diana DiZoglio, David Paul Linsky, Linda Dean Campbell and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to utility meters and the rights of utility ratepayers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1865) of Michael O. Moore, Michael F. Rush, Robert M. Koczera, Patricia A. Haddad and others for legislation relative to the development of economically sound and environmentally progressive solid waste management strategies to improve recycling; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1866) of Michael O. Moore, Jennifer L. Flanagan, Thomas M. McGee, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to transparency in private utility construction contracts; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1867) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Michael F. Rush, Angelo M. Scaccia and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to prohibit misleading telemarketer calls to consumers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1868) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Barbara A. L'Italien, Donald F. Humason, Jr., John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the impact of natural gas transfer facilities on public health; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1869) of Marc R. Pacheco, James B. Eldridge, Michael D. Brady and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to protect our environment and reduce the carbon footprint of the commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1870) of Marc R. Pacheco, John W. Scibak, Lori A. Ehrlich, Thomas J. Calter and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect our environment and update our climate action plan; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1872) of Marc R. Pacheco, James B. Eldridge and Michael D. Brady for legislation relative to pipeline siting; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1873) of Marc R. Pacheco and Michael D. Brady for legislation relative to solar siting; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1875) of Marc R. Pacheco, Marjorie C. Decker, Jason M. Lewis, Thomas J. Calter and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to local energy investment and infrastructure modernization; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1878) of Marc R. Pacheco, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Tackey Chan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to solar mobility systems; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1879) of Marc R. Pacheco, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and Michael D. Brady for legislation relative to a residential PACE program; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1880) of Marc R. Pacheco, Jason M. Lewis, Jack Lewis, Dylan Fernandes and other members of the General Court for legislation to create 21st Century Massachusetts Clean Energy Jobs; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1881) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Kenneth J. Donnelly, Barbara A. L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to energy efficiency improvements; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1882) of Richard J. Ross for legislation relative to community liaisons; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1883) of Bruce E. Tarr, David F. DeCoste and James M. Cantwell for legislation relative to a comprehensive investigation of the green communities act; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1884) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to an energy pilot program; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1886) of Bruce E. Tarr and Paul R. Heroux for legislation relative to meeting the energy needs of the Commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1887) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to increase the amount of clean energy generation; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1888) of James E. Timilty and Richard J. Ross for legislation to redefine natural gas compressor station; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1889) of James E. Timilty for legislation relative to the safety and protection of utility work and construction sites; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1890) of James E. Timilty for legislation to regulate pipelines; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1891) of James E. Timilty for legislation to regulate the location of pipelines; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1892) of Walter F. Timilty for legislation to require notification of hazardous utility work to local and regional emergency departments, reports the accompanying Order (Senate, No. 2498).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy
Status:
Referred to Senate Committee on Rules

Order History

Displaying 4 actions for Order S.2498
Date Branch Action
4/30/2018 Senate Reported from the committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy
4/30/2018 Senate Accompanied by S1822, S1825, S1826, S1827, S1828, S1830, S1833, S1835, S1838, S1839, S1842, S1843, S1844, S1845, S1846, S1847, S1848, S1849, S1850, S1851, S1852, S1854, S1856, S1858, S1859, S1860, S1861, S1862, S1863, S1864, S1865, S1866, S1867, S1868, S1869, S1870, S1872, S1873, S1875, S1878, S1879, S1880, S1881, S1882, S1883, S1884, S1886, S1887, S1888, S1889, S1890, S1891 and S1892
4/30/2018 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

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