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Joint Committee onEnvironment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

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Senate Information
Room 312B
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-1551
House Information
Room 473F
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-2210
It shall be the duty of the committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture to consider all matters concerning the Division of Conservation and Recreation natural resources and the environment, air, water and noise pollution and control thereof, hunting and fishing, conservation, solid waste disposal, sewerage, agricultural and farm problems, and such other matters as may be referred.
Date Starts Topics Bills Status Location
Mar 21 2013 10:30 AM Mercury Issues

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Completed B-1
Mar 21 2013 2:30 PM Local Issues

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Completed B-1
Mar 26 2013 10:00 AM Electronic Waste Issues

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Completed B-1
Mar 27 2013 10:00 AM Toxic Management Issues

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Completed B-1
Apr 22 2013 10:00 AM Plastic Bags and Climate Change Flooding

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Completed A-1
May 7 2013 10:00 AM Camping, Oceans & Waterways

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Completed 437
May 9 2013 10:00 AM Land Policy

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Completed A-1
Jun 3 2013 10:00 AM Agriculture, Dairy, Forests, Pets, and Snowmobiles

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Completed David Prouty High School
Jun 18 2013 10:00 AM Mosquito Control

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Completed 222
Jun 20 2013 1:00 PM Fisheries & Marine Life

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Completed Gardner Auditorium
Jun 27 2013 1:00 PM Solid Waste Management Issues

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Completed B-1
Sep 18 2013 11:00 AM Environmental Bond Bill

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Completed Gardner Auditorium
Sep 26 2013 10:00 AM Water Quality & Infrastructure

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Completed A-1
Oct 23 2013 1:00 PM Air Quality, Agriculture, Hunting, Water Infrastructure, and Miscellaneous issues

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Completed A-1
Nov 4 2013 1:00 PM Funds, Hazardous Waste, Land Policy, Sewers, Misc.

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Completed B-2
Nov 6 2013 1:00 PM Striped Bass, Waterways, Wetlands, Misc.

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Completed A-2
Jan 16 2014 1:00 PM Farmers' Markets, Pesticides, and Webster Lake

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Completed B-1
Feb 6 2014 11:00 AM Webster Lake and Seafood Marketing

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Completed B-1
Mar 17 2014 11:00 AM Climate Change and Miscellaneous Bills

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Apr 9 2014 11:00 AM Global Warming, Sunday Hunting, and Misc.

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Completed B-1
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
H.757  An Act relative to pesticide licensing and mosquito control  Jason Lewis   Favorable with Changes 
S.343  An Act extending the Environmental Joint Powers Agreement that created the A-B-C Stormwater Flooding Board  William N. Brownsberger   Favorable 
S.379  An Act improving recycling in the Commonwealth  Michael O. Moore   Discharge to Another Committee 
H.22  An Act relative to changing the name of the Water Pollution Abatement Trust  NONE   Favorable with Changes 
H.751  An Act relative to the milk producer's security fund reimbursement  Stephen Kulik   Favorable 
H.776  An Act relative to shellfish reporting  Sarah K. Peake   Favorable 
H.817  An Act relative to licenses issued by the Division of Marine Fisheries  William M. Straus
Ann-Margaret Ferrante  
Favorable 
H.804  An Act preserving public trust rights in land affected by ocean erosion  Frank I. Smizik   Favorable 
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
H.772  An Act to clarify allowable activities on land under an agricultural preservation restriction  Keiko M. Orrall 
Paul A. Schmid, III  
1/22/2013  Scheduled For 6/3/2013 10:00:00 AM  
S.345  An Act relative to land taking regulations  Gale D. Candaras    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/4/2013 1:00:00 PM  
H.800  An Act relative to buffer zones on land under the agricultural restriction program  Paul A. Schmid, III    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 9/26/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.756  An Act relative to the Massachusetts Endangered Species Act  Stephen Kulik    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/4/2013 1:00:00 PM  
H.657  An Act to protect the natural resources of the Commonwealth  Ruth B. Balser    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/9/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.754  An Act to protect farm viability   Stephen Kulik    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 6/3/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.818  An Act relative to the preservation of land designated areas of critical concern   Walter F. Timilty    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 3/21/2013 2:30:00 PM  
H.819  An Act relative to the preservation of Fowl Meadow  Walter F. Timilty    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 3/21/2013 2:30:00 PM  
H.820  An Act relative to preservation of areas designated areas of critical concern  Walter F. Timilty    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/9/2013 10:00:00 AM  
S.361  An Act protecting the natural resources of the Commonwealth  James B. Eldridge    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/9/2013 10:00:00 AM  
S.411  An Act relative to reinforcing the Massachusetts Endangered Species Act  Bruce E. Tarr    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/4/2013 1:00:00 PM  
H.3594  An Act relative to pesticide application  Thomas P. Conroy    7/25/2013  Scheduled For 11/6/2013 1:00:00 PM  
H.3828  An Act relative to boating on Webster Lake  Ryan C. Fattman    12/27/2013  Scheduled For 2/6/2014 11:00:00 AM  
H.3992  An Act Amending MGL 21E AND 310 CMR 4.03  Paul W. Mark    3/28/2014  Scheduled For 4/9/2014 11:00:00 AM  

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