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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.559 193rd (Current)

An Act establishing a Massachusetts Flood Risk Protection Program

By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 559) of Marc R. Pacheco and Nick Collins for legislation to establish a Massachusetts Flood Risk Protection Program. Environment and Natural Resources.

Bill Information

Presenter:
Marc R. Pacheco

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to to address climate change impacts from sea level rise, floods, and storms through voluntary property buyouts and wetland restoration, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public safety and health.

Bill History

Displaying 4 actions for Bill S.559
Date Branch Action
2/16/2023 Senate Referred to the committee on Environment and Natural Resources
2/16/2023 House House concurred
5/10/2023 Joint Hearing scheduled for 05/17/2023 from 01:00 PM-05:00 PM in A-2
3/28/2024 Senate Accompanied S557

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