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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Order S.2552 191st (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 telecommunications, utilities and energy issues.

Senate, February 20, 2020 -- The committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1928) of Michael D. Brady and Michelle M. DuBois for legislation to equitably support enhanced 911 service; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1931) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, Michael F. Rush and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to solar power in environmental justice and urban communities; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1932) of Joanne M. Comerford, William N. Brownsberger, Mike Connolly, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote local energy investment and infrastructure modernization; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1933) of Joanne M. Comerford, Natalie M. Blais, Mike Connolly, Mindy Domb and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect ratepayers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1934) of Joanne M. Comerford, Brian M. Ashe, Natalie M. Blais, Mindy Domb and other members of the General Court for legislation to require public interest considerations in gas infrastructure expansion proceedings; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1936) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Joanne M. Comerford, Harriette L. Chandler and Carlos Gonzalez for legislation to promote net neutrality and consumer protection; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1938) of Cynthia Stone Creem, William N. Brownsberger, Jennifer E. Benson, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish rate options to reduce customer costs and lower peak demand; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1939) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Mike Connolly, Sal N. DiDomenico and James K. Hawkins for legislation to increase container recycling in the Commonwealth.; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1941) of Brendan P. Crighton, Mike Connolly, William N. Brownsberger, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to authorize resiliency measures under commercial property assessed clean energy; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1944) of Julian Cyr and Maria Duaime Robinson for legislation relative to improving reliability and resiliency of electricity distribution infrastructure; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1946) of Julian Cyr for legislation relative to renewable energy generation and market efficiency; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1947) of Julian Cyr and Dylan A. Fernandes for legislation relative to consumer protection and private utility lines and poles; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1948) of Julian Cyr, Sarah K. Peake, Jonathan Hecht and Angelo L. D'Emilia for legislation relative to the prompt decommissioning of nuclear power stations; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1949) of Viriato M. deMacedo, Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis, Mathew J. Muratore and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect the taxpayers of the Commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1951) of Diana DiZoglio, Brian W. Murray, Patrick M. O'Connor and Rebecca L. Rausch for legislation to prohibit misleading telemarketer calls to consumers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1953) of Diana DiZoglio, Patrick M. O'Connor, Rebecca L. Rausch, James B. Eldridge and other members of the Senate for legislation to create a Department of Utilities Disaster Relief Fund; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1954) of Diana DiZoglio, Dylan A. Fernandes, Jason M. Lewis and Julian Cyr for legislation relative to transparency, accountability, and fairness impacting utility rates; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1955) of James B. Eldridge, Jason M. Lewis, Mike Connolly, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to solar power and the green economy; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1956) of James B. Eldridge, Christina A. Minicucci, Mike Connolly, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure access to solar energy for all communities ; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1960) of James B. Eldridge, Patricia D. Jehlen, Denise Provost and Mary S. Keefe for legislation to ensure a free and open internet in the Commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1961) of Ryan C. Fattman and Michael J. Soter for legislation to protect propane gas ratepayers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1962) of Paul R. Feeney and James K. Hawkins for legislation relative to the safety and protection of utility work and construction sites; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1964) of Paul R. Feeney, James B. Eldridge, Michael O. Moore and James K. Hawkins for legislation relative to the establishment of a special commission relative to the promotion of a Massachusetts broadband competitive marketplace; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1965) of Paul R. Feeney, Michael O. Moore and James K. Hawkins for legislation to regulate pipelines; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1968) of Cindy F. Friedman and Sean Garballey for legislation relative to the failure to remove existing utility poles; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1970) of Anne M. Gobi and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to monthly minimum reliability contributions; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1972) of Anne M. Gobi for legislation relative to injury caused by poles, wires, cables and apparatus; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1973) of Adam G. Hinds and Mindy Domb for legislation to provide oversight to leverage economic security in rural Massachusetts; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1975) of Adam G. Hinds, Thomas M. Stanley, Mike Connolly, Paul R. Feeney and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the Department of Public Utilities' proceedings and gas pipelines; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1976) of Adam G. Hinds and Michael O. Moore relative to public utilities that operate in public rights of way; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1977) of Adam G. Hinds, Patrick M. O'Connor and Julian Cyr for legislation to promote clean energy storage; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1978) of Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to energy supply competition; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1979) of Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation relative to market review ; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1980) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Thomas M. Stanley, Mike Connolly, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect ratepayers from gas pipeline expansion costs; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1981) of John F. Keenan, Mark J. Cusack and Daniel J. Hunt for legislation relative to municipal light plants; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1982) of John F. Keenan, Bruce J. Ayers, Tackey Chan and Daniel J. Hunt for legislation relative to wifi and cellular infrastructure along rail lines; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1984) of Jason M. Lewis for legislation relative to reasonable municipal expenses; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1985) of Jason M. Lewis for legislation to further regulate the Energy Facilities Siting Board within the Department of Public Utilities; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1987) of Jason M. Lewis, Mike Connolly, William N. Brownsberger, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation to expand the green communities program to mitigate climate change; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1990) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Mark J. Cusack, Josh S. Cutler, James K. Hawkins and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to air monitoring stations; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1991) of Patrick M. O'Connor and James K. Hawkins for legislation relative to the impact of natural gas transfer facilities on public health; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1992) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Mike Connolly, Jack Patrick Lewis, Sarah K. Peake and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish funding to provide moneys for postclosure activities at nuclear power station; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1993) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Shawn Dooley, RoseLee Vincent and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to solar-powered mobility networks; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1994) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to community liaisons ; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1998) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to hydrokinetic energy; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1999) of Marc R. Pacheco, Rebecca L. Rausch, Adam G. Hinds, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to net metering; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2000) of Marc R. Pacheco and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to pipeline siting; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2001) of Marc R. Pacheco for legislation relative to solar siting; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2002) of Marc R. Pacheco, Rebecca L. Rausch and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to enhancing RPS standards; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2003) of Marc R. Pacheco for legislation relative to solar mobility systems; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2004) of Marc R. Pacheco, Michelle L. Ciccolo and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to a residential PACE program; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2005) of Marc R. Pacheco, Ruth B. Balser, William N. Brownsberger, Adam G. Hinds and other members of the General Court for legislation to secure a clean energy future; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2006) of Marc R. Pacheco, James T. Welch and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to solar net metering fairness; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2007) of Marc R. Pacheco, Mike Connolly, Anne M. Gobi and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to local energy investment and infrastructure modernization; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2010) of Marc R. Pacheco and Michelle M. DuBois for legislation to expand offshore wind development in the Commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2014) of Bruce E. Tarr, Marc R. Pacheco, Marcos A. Devers, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to sustain natural and working lands carbon in communities; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2015) of Walter F. Timilty for legislation to require notification of hazardous utility work to local and regional emergency departments; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2016) of Walter F. Timilty, Mark J. Cusack and Bruce J. Ayers for legislation relative to fair radius restrictions of transfer stations; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2017) of Dean A. Tran, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and Stephan Hay for legislation relative to municipal lighting authorities; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2018) of James T. Welch, Bud L. Williams and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to provide for community-based green infrastructure in Western Massachusetts; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2019) of James T. Welch for legislation to provide for equitable access to solar energy for property owners in urban areas within Massachusetts; and (accompanied by bill) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Viriato M. deMacedo and Julian Cyr for legislation relative the membership of the Pilgrim Nuclear Decommissioning Advisory Panel, report the accompanying Order (Senate, No. 2552).

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.2552
Date Branch Action
2/20/2020 Senate Reported from the committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy
2/20/2020 Senate Accompanied by S1928, S1931, S1932, S1933, S1934, S1936, S1938, S1939, S1941, S1944, S1946, S1947, S1948, S1949, S1951, S1953, S1954, S1955, S1956, S1960, S1961, S1962, S1964, S1965, S1968, S1970, S1972, S1973, S1975, S1976, S1977, S1978, S1979, S1980, S1981, S1982, S1984, S1985, S1987, S1990, S1991, S1992, S1993, S1994, S1998, S1999, S2000, S2001, S2002, S2003, S2004, S2005, S2006, S2007, S2010, S2014, S2015, S2016, S2017, S2018, S2019 and S2390
2/20/2020 Senate Order reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
2/24/2020 Senate Discharged to the committee on Senate Rules

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