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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.425 190th (2017 - 2018)

An Act relative to drought management

By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (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. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.

Bill Information

Presenter:
James B. Eldridge

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.

Cosponsors

Name District/Address
James B. Eldridge Middlesex and Worcester
Carolyn C. Dykema 8th Middlesex
Carmine L. Gentile 13th Middlesex
Daniel J. Ryan 2nd Suffolk
Kate Hogan 3rd Middlesex
Mike Connolly 26th Middlesex
William N. Brownsberger Second Suffolk and Middlesex
Walter F. Timilty Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth
Sal N. DiDomenico Middlesex and Suffolk
Mary S. Keefe 15th Worcester
Anne M. Gobi Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex
Denise Provost 27th Middlesex
Richard J. Ross Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex
Jack Lewis 7th Middlesex
Bruce E. Tarr First Essex and Middlesex
Sean Garballey 23rd Middlesex
James Arciero 2nd Middlesex
Patrick M. O'Connor Plymouth and Norfolk
Natalie Higgins 4th Worcester
Michael J. Barrett Third Middlesex

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