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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2880 192nd (2021 - 2022)

An Act advancing food and agricultural equity in the commonwealth

Senate, May 16, 2022 -- The committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 495) of Joseph A. Boncore, Adrian C. Madaro, James B. Eldridge, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation to crate a Garden Agriculture Program; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 502) of Joanne M. Comerford, Hannah Kane, Brendan P. Crighton, Brian W. Murray and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote agriculture; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 860) of Natalie M. Blais and others relative to racially equitable investments, policies, and practices to promote equity in agriculture; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 967) of Adrian C. Madaro and others for legislation to create local and community garden agriculture programs within the Department of Agricultural Resources; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1007) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Conservation and Recreation to establish a program to provide for the use of certain state owned land for community gardens and farmers' markets, reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2880).

Bill Information

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

Bill History

Displaying 4 actions for Bill S.2880
Date Branch Action
5/16/2022 Senate Reported from the committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture
5/16/2022 Senate New draft of S495, S502, H860, H967 and H1007
5/16/2022 Senate Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means
1/3/2023 Senate No further action taken

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