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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.3851 191st (Current)

An Act establishing an interagency PFAS task force

By Representatives Hogan of Stow and Benson of Lunenburg, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kate Hogan, Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to establish a task force to review and investigate water and ground contamination of per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.

Bill Information

Kate Hogan , Jennifer E. Benson
Referred to House Committee on Ways and Means

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to address the emerging crisis of PFAS contamination, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health.

Docket History

Displaying 6 actions for Bill HD.4204
Date Branch Action
5/23/2019 House Referred to the committee on House Rules
5/30/2019 House Reported, referred to the committee on Joint Rules, reported, rules suspended and referred to the committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture
6/3/2019 Senate Senate concurred
7/9/2019 Joint Hearing scheduled for 07/16/2019 from 01:00 PM-04:00 PM in B-2
8/26/2019 House Accompanied by S2284
8/26/2019 House Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on House Ways and Means

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