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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2603 192nd (Current)

An Act further regulating hen welfare and establishing uniform cage-free standards

Senate, December 20, 2021 -- Report of the committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two branches with reference to the House amendment to the Senate Bill upgrading hen welfare and establishing uniform cage-free standards (Senate, No. 2481) (amended by the House by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the text of House document numbered 4194; by inserting an emergency preamble and striking out the title and inserting a new title),-- reports, a “Bill further regulating hen welfare and establishing uniform cage-free standards (Senate, No. 2603).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Hen welfare and establishing uniform cage-free standards

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to ensure hen welfare and establish uniform cage-free standards, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Cosponsors/Original Petitioners

Name District/Address
Senate Committee on Ways and Means This sponsor is an original petitioner. *
Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture This sponsor is an original petitioner. *
Jason M. Lewis This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Fifth Middlesex
Daniel Cahill This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 10th Essex
Jack Patrick Lewis This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 7th Middlesex
Lindsay N. Sabadosa This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 1st Hampshire
Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 12th Hampden
Sheila C. Harrington This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 1st Middlesex
David Allen Robertson This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 19th Middlesex
Thomas M. Stanley This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 9th Middlesex
Tram T. Nguyen This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 18th Essex
Brendan P. Crighton This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Third Essex
Steven C. Owens This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 29th Middlesex
Adam J. Scanlon This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 14th Bristol
Tricia Farley-Bouvier This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 3rd Berkshire
Bradley H. Jones, Jr. This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 20th Middlesex
Danillo A. Sena This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 37th Middlesex
Steven G. Xiarhos This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 5th Barnstable
Kenneth I. Gordon This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 21st Middlesex
Mathew J. Muratore This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 1st Plymouth
Lenny Mirra This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 2nd Essex
Patrick M. O'Connor This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Plymouth and Norfolk
Patrick Joseph Kearney This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 4th Plymouth
James B. Eldridge This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Middlesex and Worcester
Ruth B. Balser This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 12th Middlesex
Brian M. Ashe This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 2nd Hampden
Tami L. Gouveia This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 14th Middlesex
Sal N. DiDomenico This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Middlesex and Suffolk
Edward F. Coppinger This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 10th Suffolk
Walter F. Timilty This sponsor is an original petitioner. * Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth
Erika Uyterhoeven This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 27th Middlesex
James K. Hawkins This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 2nd Bristol
Ann-Margaret Ferrante This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 5th Essex
Carmine Lawrence Gentile This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 13th Middlesex
Paul F. Tucker This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 7th Essex
Jacob R. Oliveira This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 7th Hampden
Jessica Ann Giannino This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 16th Suffolk
William C. Galvin This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 6th Norfolk
David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 17th Worcester
Natalie M. Higgins This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 4th Worcester
Peter Capano This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 11th Essex
Sean Garballey This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 23rd Middlesex
Michael P. Kushmerek This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 3rd Worcester
David Biele This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 4th Suffolk
Steven Ultrino This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 33rd Middlesex
Daniel J. Ryan This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 2nd Suffolk
David M. Rogers This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 24th Middlesex
Tommy Vitolo This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 15th Norfolk
Adrian C. Madaro This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 1st Suffolk
Vanna Howard This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 17th Middlesex
Josh S. Cutler This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 6th Plymouth
Jay D. Livingstone This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 8th Suffolk
Carol A. Doherty This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 3rd Bristol
Alice Hanlon Peisch This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 14th Norfolk
James Arciero This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 2nd Middlesex
Kay Khan This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 11th Middlesex
Brian W. Murray This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 10th Worcester
Christopher Hendricks This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 11th Bristol
Daniel M. Donahue This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 16th Worcester
Richard M. Haggerty This sponsor is an original petitioner. * 30th Middlesex
* — Sponsor is an original petitioner.

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