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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Order S.2734 192nd (Current)

Order relative to authorizing the joint committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture to make an investigation and study of certain current Senate documents relative to environment, natural resources and agriculture matters

Senate, March 3, 2022 -- The committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 230) of Patrick M. O'Connor, James M. Murphy, Steven G. Xiarhos, Adam J. Scanlon and other members of the General Court for legislation to ban the retail sale of cats and dogs in pet shops; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 509) of Victoria Petracca for legislation relative to wetland protection; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 521) of Diana DiZoglio for legislation relative to the implementation of mesh drainage; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 522) of Walter Thompson for legislation relative to ban Chlorpyrifos in the Commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 528) of James B. Eldridge, Sean Garballey, Elizabeth A. Malia, Michael J. Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect pollinators by eliminating harmful products; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 531) of James B. Eldridge and Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to critical wildlife habitat management; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 534) of Ryan C. Fattman for legislation to reform the toxic use reduction act; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 539) of Anne M. Gobi, Natalie M. Blais, Hannah Kane, Joanne M. Comerford and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to a farmland protection and viability action plan; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 547) of Anne M. Gobi for legislation relative to outdoor heritage; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 550) of Anne M. Gobi for legislation relative to heartworm in dogs; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 553) of Anne M. Gobi for legislation to enhance the management of problem wildlife; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 554) of Anne M. Gobi for legislation to regulate the use of trapping devices to take beaver and muskrat; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 556) of Adam G. Hinds, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, James B. Eldridge, Michael O. Moore and others for legislation to provide for the public health by establishing an ecologically based mosquito management program in the Commonwealth; (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 566) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation to provide for an investigation and study of enhancing statewide recycling programs; (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 568) of Edward J. Kennedy for legislation to provide for an investigation and study of enhancing statewide recycling programs; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 578) of Vincent Lawrence Dixon for legislation to consider adoption of aspects of the German Green Dot Waste Reduction Standards; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 581) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation relative to privately operated animal shelters and rescue organizations; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 583) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to provide additional funding for animal welfare and safety programming; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 585) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to prevent animal suffering by irresponsible breeding practices; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 586) of Michael O. Moore, Hannah Kane, Michael D. Brady, Joan B. Lovely and others for legislation relative to the costs imposed upon the municipal and district ratepayers due to public drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems capital upgrades; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 588) of Michael O. Moore for legislation to establish an environmental police cadet program; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 592) of Lilli-Ann Green and Sarah K. Peake for legislation to further define noise regulation; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 593) of Susan L. Moran for legislation to protect the Commonwealth from toxic chemicals; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 594) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation to establish a public harbor dredging program with the Division of Waterways; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 596) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to reestablishing the harbors and inland waters maintenance fund; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 597) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Susan Williams Gifford, Bruce E. Tarr and Mathew J. Muratore for legislation relative to community preservation funds for seawall repairs; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 598) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to the financing of Department of Environmental Protection dredging projects in harbors and inland waterways; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 599) of Patrick M. O'Connor, James M. Murphy, John F. Keenan, Walter F. Timilty and others for legislation relative to waterways permitting; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 600) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to community preservation funds for seawall repairs; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 601) of Patrick M. O'Connor and Susan L. Moran for legislation to establish the board of registration of hazardous waste site cleanup professionals; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 606) of Marc R. Pacheco and Michael D. Brady for legislation to ensure consistency in climate adaptation management planning; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 609) of Michael F. Rush for legislation relative to the re-use of soil for large reclamation projects; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 614) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to salvage, disposition, and possession of deer, moose, bear, birds, and mammals killed by means other than sport hunting; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 615) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to provide for alternative designated port authorities compliance; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 616) of Bruce E. Tarr, Susan Williams Gifford, David F. DeCoste, Susan L. Moran and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a special commission to scope a state grant or low interest loan program for properties prone to flooding; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 618) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to pesticide applications; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 621) of Bruce E. Tarr, Susan Williams Gifford, David F. DeCoste, Susan L. Moran and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect coastal resources; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 623) of John C. Velis, Jack Patrick Lewis, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit the sale of fur products; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 624) of John C. Velis, Jessica Ann Giannino, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Tram T. Nguyen and others for legislation to study the effect of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in commercial products; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 625) of John C. Velis and Kelly W. Pease for legislation relative to the use of shotgun ammunition for hunting; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2490) message from His Excellency the Governor recommending legislation relative to enhanced enforcement of swimming limitations; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2551) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Susan L. Moran, Adam G. Hinds and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to empower towns and cities to protect residents and the environment from harmful pesticides, reports the accompanying Order (Senate, No. 2734).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture
Status:
Referred to Senate Committee on Rules

Order History

Displaying 4 actions for Order S.2734
Date Branch Action
3/3/2022 Senate Reported from the committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture
3/3/2022 Senate Accompanied by S230, S509, S521, S522, S528, S531, S534, S539, S547, S550, S553, S554, S556, S566, S568, S578, S581, S583, S585, S586, S588, S592, S593, S594, S596, S597, S598, S599, S600, S601, S606, S609, S614, S615, S616, S618, S621, S623, S624, S625, S2490 and S2551
3/3/2022 Senate Order reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
3/21/2022 Senate Discharged to the committee on Senate Rules

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