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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 443         FILED ON: 1/14/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 249


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Elizabeth A. Poirier


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 mosquito control.






Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

David B. Sullivan

6th Bristol

George T. Ross

2nd Bristol

Shaunna O'Connell

3rd Bristol

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 443        FILED ON: 1/14/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 249

By Ms. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 249) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to mosquito control and aerial spraying in the Commonwealth.  Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.


SEE HOUSE, NO. 805 OF 2009-2010.]

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand Eleven



An Act relative to mosquito control.

              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.  That the Department of Public Health (DPH), in coordination with the Executive Office of Environmental Affairs (EOEA) and the State Reclamation and Mosquito Control Board (SRMCB), meet with representatives of several environmental organizations to discuss mosquito control, EEE, and aerial spraying. 

              Also, that the state shall meet prior to April 1 of the current year and conduct a full and

              open public review process regarding the mosquito control practices and the

              management of mosquito-borne diseases including Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)

              and West Nile Virus (WNV).

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