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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2289        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 739

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Peter V. Kocot

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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 protecting the natural resources of the Commonwealth.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Peter V. Kocot

1st Hampshire

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin

Ellen Story

3rd Hampshire


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2289        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 739

By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 739) of Peter V. Kocot, Denise Andrews and Ellen Story relative to a review of existing staffing levels of environmental police officers in the Commonwealth.  Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2014 OF 2011-2012.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to protecting the natural resources of the Commonwealth.

 

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

              SECTION 1.  Section 10B of chapter 21A of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following: -

              “The director of environmental law enforcement, in cooperation with the secretary shall provide to the House and Senate committees on ways and means, the committee on the environment, natural resources and agriculture and the secretary of administration and finance, no later than October 1, 2013, a review of existing staffing levels of environmental police officers in the Commonwealth, their geographic distribution, their individual length of service, an overview of recent environmental law enforcement actions, the need for additional personnel and the cost of hiring and training additional personnel necessary for the protection of the Commonwealth’s natural resources and the protection of public safety.”

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