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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 792         FILED ON: 1/15/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 718


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Anne M. Gobi and Marc R. Pacheco


To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to the Charles River water quality commission.






Anne M. Gobi

5th Worcester

Marc R. Pacheco

First Plymouth and Bristol

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

Martha M. Walz

8th Suffolk

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 792        FILED ON: 1/15/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 718

By Representative Gobi of Spencer and Senator Pacheco, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 718) of Anne M. Gobi, Marc R. Pacheco and others relative to reviving and continuing the special commission established (under Chapter 498 of the Acts of 2008) to make an investigation and study of the water quality of the Charles River.  Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. 


SEE HOUSE, NO. 4490 OF 2011-2012.]

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act relative to the Charles River water quality commission.

              Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to amend the reporting date of the special commission, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

              The special commission established by chapter 498 of the acts of 2008 is hereby revived and continued. The commission shall report to the general court the results of its investigation and study and its recommendations, if any, by filing the same with the clerks of the senate and house of representatives on or before November 1, 2014.

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