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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1671         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 370

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Brian A. Joyce

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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 prohibiting polystyrene packaging by 2017.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Brian A. Joyce

Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1671        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 370

By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 370) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to prohibit polystyrene packaging by 2017.  Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act prohibiting polystyrene packaging by 2017.
 

              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. The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection shall promulgate regulations to prohibit the use of polystyrene packaging by the year 2017, including but not limited to carryout polystyrene packaging and polystyrene cups provided by a food establishment to a consumer.  The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection shall promulgate regulations to enforce this act.

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