Joint Committee onEnvironment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

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Room 513
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-1540
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
May 12 2015 1:00 PM Local and Recreational Bills

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Completed 437
May 28 2015 1:00 PM Recreation, Climate Change, Energy Policy, and Air Quality Bills

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Completed A-2
Jun 2 2015 1:00 PM Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture (no topics published)   Canceled 437
Jun 2 2015 1:00 PM Land and Health Issues

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Completed A-2
Jun 16 2015 1:00 PM Oceans and Waterways

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Completed A-2
Jun 23 2015 1:00 PM Waste Management Bills

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Completed A-1
Jul 21 2015 1:30 PM Miscellaneous Issues

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Completed B-2
Jul 28 2015 1:00 PM Commissioner John Lebeaux, Mass DAR

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Completed A-2
1:00 PM Dr. Richard Bonanno, President of MA Farm Bureau

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1:00 PM Dr. Dick Callahan, Worcester County Beekeeper

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1:00 PM Dr. John Burand, UMass Amherst - Microbiology

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1:00 PM Dr. Eric Chivian, Harvard Medical School

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1:00 PM Dr. Chensheng (Alex) Lu, Harvard School of Public Health

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1:00 PM Dr. Anne Averill, UMass Amherst - Entomology

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1:00 PM Ed Bemis, Bemis Farms Nursery

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Sep 15 2015 1:00 PM Agriculture and Miscellaneous Issues

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Completed Westport Grange
Sep 22 2015 1:00 PM Food and Seed Labeling

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Completed Gardner Auditorium
Sep 29 2015 1:00 PM Toxic Management, Hazardous Waste, and E-Waste

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Completed B-1
Oct 6 2015 1:00 PM Water Quality and Agricultural Issues

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Completed DCR Quabbin Bluemeadow Conference Center
Oct 20 2015 1:00 PM Local and Water Related Bills

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Completed A-2
Oct 28 2015 1:00 PM Animals, Agriculture, Enforcement, Pollution, and Land Policy Bills

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Completed B-1
Nov 5 2015 1:00 PM Fisheries and Funds

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Completed B-1
Nov 10 2015 1:00 PM Hunting and Trapping Bills

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Completed Division of Fisheries and Wildlife
Nov 17 2015 1:00 PM Bee Health and Ivory Trafficking

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Completed A-2
Feb 11 2016 1:00 PM Chapter 21J and the Cruelty to Farm Animals Ballot Initiative

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Completed A-2
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
H.3748  An Act authorizing the Department of Fish and Game to acquire land of the town of Townsend  Sheila C. Harrington   Favorable 
H.3822  An Act relative to free fishing licenses  Tricia Farley-Bouvier   Favorable 
H.726  An Act relative to industrial wastewater discharge of dental facilities  James R. Miceli   Discharge to Another Committee 
S.2069  An Act further regulating the enforcement of illegal hunting practices  Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture   Redraft 
S.437  An Act relative to sustainable water conservation practices  Thomas P. Kennedy   Favorable 
S.420  An Act relative to the Charles River water quality commission  Anne M. Gobi   Favorable 
H.3800  An Act relative to the Canoe River aquifer advisory committee  Claire D. Cronin
Louis L. Kafka  
Favorable 
H.653  An Act relative to the Sudbury watershed advisory committee  Carolyn C. Dykema   Favorable 
H.652  An Act to ensure appropriate regulation of piggeries  Carolyn C. Dykema   Favorable 
S.415  An Act expanding the powers of the director of Fisheries and Wildlife  Anne M. Gobi   Favorable 
S.473  An Act relative to pesticide applications  Bruce E. Tarr   Favorable with Changes 
S.414  An Act relative to the use of crossbows in hunting  Anne M. Gobi   Favorable 
S.444  An Act to provide equal access to service animal trainers  Mark C. Montigny   Favorable 
S.445  An Act to provide additional funding for animal welfare and safety programming  Mark C. Montigny   Favorable 
S.2108  An Act relative to horse riding instructor’s licenses  Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture   Redraft 
H.732  An Act Establishing the Assawompset Pond Complex Flood Management District Commission  Keiko M. Orrall
Michael J. Rodrigues  
Favorable 
H.717  An Act relative to the use of Glyphosate by utility companies and/or government entities on land located within, on, or above a federally-designated sole source aquifer  Brian R. Mannal   Favorable 
H.622  An Act instructing the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation to study the feasibility of establishing an Animal Shelter and Dog Park on state-owned property in the city of Quincy  Bruce J. Ayers   Favorable 
H.621  An Act instructing the Massachusetts Department of Fish & Game to study the feasibility of repurposing the former Moon Island Sewage Treatment Plant for the purposes of fish and shellfish farms  Bruce J. Ayers   Favorable 

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Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
S.449  An Act relative to out of state mooring  Michael O. Moore    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.448  An Act to assist municipal and district ratepayers  Michael O. Moore    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/6/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.439  An Act to ensure continued humane animal care and protect family farms in Massachusetts  Jason M. Lewis    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/28/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.440  An Act relative to ivory and rhino horn trafficking  Jason M. Lewis    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 11/17/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.447  An Act relative to hunting with Unmanned Aerial Systems  Michael O. Moore    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 11/10/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.711  An Act to strengthen the Massachusetts agricultural infrastructure relative to meat and poultry production and processing  Stephen Kulik    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/15/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.434  An Act prohibiting plastic carryout bags by 2019  Brian A. Joyce    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/23/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.435  An Act prohibiting polystyrene packaging by 2019  Brian A. Joyce    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/23/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.649  An Act relative to the importation of animals for rescue  Daniel M. Donahue    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/28/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.723  An Act relative to solid waste disposal facilities  James R. Miceli    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/23/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.724  An Act relative to Middlesex Canal Commission  James R. Miceli    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/20/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.743  An Act to repower Massachusetts  Tom Sannicandro    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/28/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.725  An Act relative to the Sewer Rate Relief Fund  James R. Miceli    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 11/5/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.639  An Act relative to DCR yacht club fee reflecting water way access  Tackey Chan    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/16/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.638  An Act expanding pleasure boat access to Boston Harbor  Tackey Chan    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/16/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.637  An Act authorizing and directing the director of the Division of Waterways to dredge the harbor area surrounding Houghs Neck in the city of Quincy  Tackey Chan    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/16/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.627  An Act relative to boater safety to be known as the David Hanson act  Thomas J. Calter 
James M. Cantwell  
3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.625  An Act relative to bow hunting for deer in Wompatuck State Park  Garrett J. Bradley    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 11/10/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.628  An Act relative to the central Plymouth County water district  Thomas J. Calter 
Josh S. Cutler  
3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.629  An Act relative to the Mosquito Borne Disease Control Board  Thomas J. Calter    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/2/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.713  An Act to promote the care and well-being of livestock  Stephen Kulik    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/28/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.744  An Act establishing a trust fund within the department of conservation and recreation for the planting of trees  Angelo M. Scaccia    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 11/5/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.746  An Act providing for the maintenance of the Neponset River for the health and safety of the public  Angelo M. Scaccia    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.747  An Act making an appropriation for the fiscal year 2016 to provide for funding of certain footpaths and trails  Angelo M. Scaccia    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.689  An Act to establish municipal agricultural commissions  Kate Hogan    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/15/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.736  An Act relative to mosquito control  Elizabeth A. Poirier    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/2/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.722  An Act relative to beaver dam emergencies  Paul McMurtry    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 11/10/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.688  An Act relative to farmers’ markets  Paul R. Heroux    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/15/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.738  An Act protecting school children from environmental toxins  Denise Provost    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/28/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.739  An Act relative to plastic bag reduction  Denise Provost    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/23/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.775  An Act exempting towns from certain fees  Timothy R. Whelan    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 11/5/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.740  An Act to protect our drinking water from hydraulic fracturing  Denise Provost    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/20/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.409  An Act to protect children and adults from wildlife  Anne M. Gobi    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 11/10/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.729  An Act relative to boater safety education  James M. Murphy    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/28/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.718  An Act relative to the sewer rate relief fund  Ronald Mariano    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 11/5/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.650  An Act extending the permit term authority of the Department of Conservation and Recreation on department property from 5 years to 10 years  Paul J. Donato    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/28/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.3242  An Act establishing the genetic engineering transparency food and seed labeling act  Ellen Story 
Todd M. Smola  
3/27/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.730  An Act concerning the trapping of fur-bearing mammals  David M. Nangle    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 11/10/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.398  An Act to prevent the use of the most dangerous pesticides  Kenneth J. Donnelly    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 9/29/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.680  An Act to assure uniformity in the regulation of sanitary sewage treatment and disposal  Colleen M. Garry    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/20/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.679  An Act providing for notice to the public of hazardous waste sites  Colleen M. Garry    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/29/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.442  An Act relative to oil spills  Mark C. Montigny    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/20/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.443  An Act relative to privately operated animal shelters and rescue organizations  Mark C. Montigny    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/28/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.452  An Act relative to information technology producer responsibility  Marc R. Pacheco    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 9/29/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.453  An Act for a competitive economy through safer alternatives to toxic chemicals  Marc R. Pacheco    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 9/29/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.454  An Act relative to recycling  Marc R. Pacheco    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/23/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.727  An Act relative to an underground storage tank petroleum product cleanup fund  David K. Muradian, Jr.    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/29/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.438  An Act to reduce solid waste, increase recycling and generate municipal cost savings  Jason M. Lewis    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/23/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.478  An Act relative to vegetation management  Daniel A. Wolf    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 9/29/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.695  An Act establishing a Department of Environmental Protection appeals board  Louis L. Kafka    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/29/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.758  An Act relative to noise and air pollution  Todd M. Smola    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/28/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.741  An Act reducing human exposure to particulate matter pollution  Denise Provost    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/28/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.676  An Act to regulate the incineration of solid waste  Sean Garballey    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/23/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.677  An Act to regulate hydraulic fracturing  Sean Garballey    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/20/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.456  An Act establishing tracking and reporting requirements for Massachusetts transportation fuels and associated greenhouse gas emissions  Marc R. Pacheco    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 5/28/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.773  An Act regulating the cultivation of Industrial Hemp  Chris Walsh    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/28/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.411  An Act establishing the Veterans and Warriors to Agriculture Program  Anne M. Gobi    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/6/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.678  An Act protecting the Commonwealth's lakes and ponds  Sean Garballey    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/16/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.715  An Act protecting sunlight in certain public parks  Jay D. Livingstone 
Byron Rushing  
3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/2/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.710  An Act amending the conservation restrictions and agricultural preservation statutes  Stephen Kulik    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/2/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.673  An Act relative to beavers  Paul K. Frost    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 11/10/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.395  An Act to restrict the use of certain pesticides around children  William N. Brownsberger    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 9/29/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.734  An Act relative to shellfish reefs and water quality  Sarah K. Peake    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/20/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.763  An Act to invasive plants  William M. Straus    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/16/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.761  An Act relative to the labeling of seed  Ellen Story    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.690  An Act enhancing the sewage disposal system inspection process  Steven S. Howitt    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/20/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.774  An Act Regulating Greywater Recycling systems in the Commonwealth  Chris Walsh    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/20/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.748  An Act protecting the viability of farms in the Commonwealth  Paul A. Schmid, III    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/15/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.682  An Act relative to application of pesticides in municipalities  Carmine L. Gentile    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/29/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.687  An Act to reduce solid waste, increase recycling and generate municipal cost savings  Jonathan Hecht    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/23/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.651  An Act relative to control of tick-borne illness  Carolyn C. Dykema    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/2/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.733  An Act relative to noise pollution  Sarah K. Peake    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/28/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.648  An Act to amend the toxics use reduction act  Stephen L. DiNatale    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/29/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.654  An Act to promote regionalization with watershed based permitting  Carolyn C. Dykema    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/6/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.685  An Act regarding underground storage tank remediation  Danielle W. Gregoire    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/29/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.686  An Act regarding underground storage tanks  Danielle W. Gregoire    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/29/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.669  An Act relative to the scientific strategic planning of the Commonwealth’s fishery  Ann-Margaret Ferrante    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 11/5/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.618  An Act establishing a revolving fund to supplement the funding of waterway projects and coastal protection initiatives  Bruce J. Ayers    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/16/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.476  An Act relative to the conservation of striped bass  James E. Timilty    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 11/5/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.656  An Act relative to municipal assistance for clean water and economic development infrastructure  Carolyn C. Dykema    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/6/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.754  An Act establishing tracking and reporting requirements for Massachusetts transportation fuels and associated greenhouse gas emissions  Frank I. Smizik    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/28/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.657  An Act providing for the establishment of sustainable water resource funds  Carolyn C. Dykema    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/6/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.753  An Act preserving public trust rights in land affected by ocean erosion  Frank I. Smizik    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.623  An Act to protect the natural resources of the Commonwealth  Ruth B. Balser 
James B. Eldridge  
3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/2/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.728  An Act relative to the use of shotguns  David K. Muradian, Jr.    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 11/10/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.630  An Act An act regulating boarding kennels and daycare facilities for dogs  James M. Cantwell    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/28/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.704  An Act to protect the right whale and other endangered sea life  Peter V. Kocot    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/16/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.703  An Act to prohibit the additional incineration of solid waste  Peter V. Kocot    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/23/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.702  An Act to create a framework to re-allocate responsibility for discarded products  Peter V. Kocot    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/29/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.699  An Act relative to conserving bluefin tuna  Peter V. Kocot    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 11/5/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.631  An Act relative to the financing of dredging projects  James M. Cantwell    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/16/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.700  An Act relative to inshore resource depletion  Peter V. Kocot    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 11/5/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.2579  An Act relative to protecting the natural resources of the Commonwealth  Peter V. Kocot    5/28/2015  Scheduled For 10/28/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.632  An Act establishing a regional dredge grants program  James M. Cantwell    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/16/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.701  An Act relative to studying tidal turbines  Peter V. Kocot    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/28/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.666  An Act relative to the maintenance of existing public ways and wetlands protection  Kimberly N. Ferguson    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/6/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.633  An Act reestablishing the harbors and inland waters maintenance fund  James M. Cantwell    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/16/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.655  An Act protecting Massachusetts pollinators  Carolyn C. Dykema    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 11/17/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.457  An Act relative to a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing  Marc R. Pacheco    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/20/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.640  An Act limiting the number of special use permits the Department of Conservation and Recreation may issue for the use of certain roads in the South Boston section of the city of Boston  Nick Collins    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.659  An Act preventing the disposal of hydraulic fracturing wastewater  Lori A. Ehrlich    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/20/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.660  An Act relative to zoning regulations  Lori A. Ehrlich    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/2/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.661  An Act relative to the Department of Environmental Management duties  Lori A. Ehrlich    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/2/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.662  An Act relative to the groundwater survey program  Lori A. Ehrlich    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/2/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.693  An Act establishing the commission on extended producer responsibility  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/29/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.668  An Act to assist municipal and district ratepayers  John V. Fernandes    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/6/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.694  An Act relative to Title V approval  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/20/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.636  An Act relative to the feeding of wildlife  Gailanne M. Cariddi    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/28/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.709  An Act conserving our natural resources  Stephen Kulik    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 11/10/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.399  An Act to reduce solid waste in the Commonwealth  Kenneth J. Donnelly    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/23/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.441  An Act An act relative to the Sewer Rate Relief Fund  Barbara L'Italien    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 11/5/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.397  An Act relative to healthy families and businesses  Kenneth J. Donnelly    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 9/29/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.696  An Act for healthy families and businesses  Jay R. Kaufman 
Kenneth J. Donnelly  
3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/29/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.756  An Act to require producer responsibility for collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products  Frank I. Smizik    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/29/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.624  An Act Relative to Prevention of Hazardous Material Release  Jennifer E. Benson    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/29/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.749  An Act relative to buffer zones on land under the agricultural restriction program  Paul A. Schmid, III    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/15/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.634  An Act relative to pet grooming  James M. Cantwell    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/28/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.735  An Act to protect the rights of municipalities and districts  Alice Hanlon Peisch    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/6/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.683  An Act relative to the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act  Susan Williams Gifford 
Keiko M. Orrall  
3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/6/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.697  An Act relative to the disclosure of toxic chemicals in children’s products  Jay R. Kaufman 
Kenneth J. Donnelly  
3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/29/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.731  An Act to Ensure Proper Stewardship of Honeybees by the Commonwealth  Keiko M. Orrall    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 11/17/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.705  An Act to reinstate the clean environment fund  Robert M. Koczera    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/15/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.407  An Act requiring registration of recycling contractors  Ryan C. Fattman    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/23/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.667  An Act relative to the conservation of striped bass  Kimberly N. Ferguson    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 11/5/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.647  An Act to increase access to recycling  Michael S. Day    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/23/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.769  An Act relative to hunting with artificial light  David T. Vieira    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 11/10/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.671  An Act relative to recycling  Ann-Margaret Ferrante    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/23/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.635  An Act relative to community preservation funds for seawall repairs  James M. Cantwell    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/16/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.706  An Act Establishing a Green Banks Program  Robert M. Koczera    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/15/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.750  An Act relative to failed septic systems  Paul A. Schmid, III    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/15/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.3235  An Act relative to public access to Long Island in Boston Harbor  Bruce J. Ayers    3/27/2015  Scheduled For 5/28/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.432  An Act relative to the use of shotguns for hunting  Donald F. Humason, Jr.    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 11/10/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.430  An Act Relative to the Hunting of Bear  Donald F. Humason, Jr.    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 11/10/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.642  An Act relative to the development and promulgation of regulations governing underground storage tanks  Nick Collins    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/29/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.402  An Act protecting the natural resources of the Commonwealth  James B. Eldridge    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/2/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.396  An Act relative to protecting, preserving, and increasing access to family camping  Viriato M. deMacedo    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.403  An Act relative to streamflow standards  James B. Eldridge    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/20/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.412  An Act relative to the use of shotguns  Anne M. Gobi    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 11/10/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.404  An Act to require producer responsibility for collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products  James B. Eldridge    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 9/29/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.413  An Act to enhance the management of problem wildlife  Anne M. Gobi    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 11/10/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.417  An Act relative to Massachusetts forester licensing  Anne M. Gobi    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/6/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.418  An Act to assist municipal and district ratepayers  Anne M. Gobi    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/6/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.419  An Act relative to the distribution of raw milk  Anne M. Gobi    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/28/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.1653  An Act relative to public space recycling  Anne M. Gobi    6/24/2015  Scheduled For 7/21/2015 1:30:00 PM  
S.421  An Act valuing our natural resources  Anne M. Gobi    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 11/10/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.422  An Act relative to the use of artificial lights in hunting  Anne M. Gobi    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 11/10/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.423  An Act relative to the moose population in the Commonwealth  Anne M. Gobi    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 11/10/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.405  An Act to mitigate water resource impacts  James B. Eldridge    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/20/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.450  An Act preventing the disposal of hydraulic fracturing wastewater  Kathleen O'Connor Ives    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/20/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.720  An Act Amending MGL 21E AND 310 CMR 4.03  Paul W. Mark    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/29/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.721  An Act relative to industrial hemp  Paul W. Mark    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/28/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.3417  An Act to establish a committee studying bee colony collapse  Paul McMurtry    5/18/2015  Scheduled For 11/17/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.664  An Act relative to local on-site sewage disposal systems  Robert F. Fennell    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/20/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.665  An Act providing for more efficient wetlands  Robert F. Fennell    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/6/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.691  An Act relative to septic installers  Steven S. Howitt    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/20/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.759  An Act relative to the conservation of Atlantic striped bass  Thomas M. Stanley    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 11/5/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.464  An Act to restore the public trust for tidelands  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/20/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.465  An Act relative to the removal and disposal of waste oil  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/23/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.400  An Act reestablishing the Clean Environment Fund  Eileen M. Donoghue    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 11/5/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.466  An Act requiring local approval for low level radioactive waste sites  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 9/29/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.760  An Act relative to the conservation of striped bass  Thomas M. Stanley    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 11/5/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.467  An Act An act relative to wastewater facilities  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/20/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.3418  An Act reducing packaging waste in the Commonwealth  Paul McMurtry    5/18/2015  Scheduled For 6/23/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.468  An Act relative to reinforcing the Massachusetts Endangered Species Act  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/28/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.436  An Act to create a working group to study recyclable alternatives to polystyrene  Brian A. Joyce    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/23/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.3410  An Act protecting public drinking water  Michelle M. DuBois    5/18/2015  Scheduled For 10/20/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.3419  An Act encouraging SNAP purchases at local community farmers markets  Paul McMurtry    5/18/2015  Scheduled For 9/15/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.459  An Act relative to the sewer rate relief fund  Anthony W. Petruccelli    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 11/5/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.3420  An Act to reduce solid waste and provide universal recycling access  Paul McMurtry    5/18/2015  Scheduled For 6/23/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.3241  An Act relative to relocating turkeys in the town of Westwood  Paul McMurtry    3/27/2015  Scheduled For 10/28/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.3411  An Act restricting the use of effluent water  Michelle M. DuBois    5/18/2015  Scheduled For 10/20/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.3412  An Act establishing an effluent water review committee  Michelle M. DuBois    5/18/2015  Scheduled For 10/20/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.757  An Act relative to streamflow standards  Frank I. Smizik    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/20/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.470  An Act to promote the viability and sustainability of commercial fisheries in the Commonwealth  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 11/5/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.461  An Act relative to traffic laws enforcement by environmental police officers  Michael F. Rush    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/28/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.766  An Act relative to the preservation of Fowl Meadow  Walter F. Timilty    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/21/2015 1:30:00 PM  
H.767  An Act relative to the preservation of land designated areas of critical concern  Walter F. Timilty    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/21/2015 1:30:00 PM  
S.425  An Act relative timber harvester licensing  Anne M. Gobi    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/6/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.472  An Act providing for alternative DPA compliance  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/16/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.714  An Act to Establish a Beaver Damage Control Commission  Kevin J. Kuros    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 11/10/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.658  An Act relative to the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife  Carolyn C. Dykema    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 11/10/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.674  An Act relative to drinking and ground water research  Paul K. Frost    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/20/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.742  An Act promoting awareness of safe recreation in public waterways  Denise Provost    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.626  An Act to create the Department of Agricultural Resources and Marine Fisheries  Antonio F. D. Cabral    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 11/5/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.406  An Act relative to plastic bag reduction  James B. Eldridge    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/23/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.433  An Act promoting awareness of safe recreation in public waterways  Patricia D. Jehlen    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.719  An Act permitting review of financial assurance mechanisms  Ronald Mariano    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/21/2015 1:30:00 PM  
S.462  An Act relative to the safety and reclamation of quarries  Michael F. Rush    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/28/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.663  An Act to reduce plastic bag pollution  Lori A. Ehrlich    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/23/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.426  An Act relative to payment of equine boarding fees  Anne M. Gobi    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/6/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.681  An Act relative to brownsfields assessment and remediation funds  Colleen M. Garry    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 11/5/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.768  An Act relative to waste removal plans for transfer stations  Walter F. Timilty    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/23/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.751  An Act relative to nitrogen impaired embayments  Paul A. Schmid, III    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/15/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.477  An Act relative to the timely disposal of contraband drugs  James E. Timilty    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/28/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.3413  An Act to establish a commercial fishing permit bank in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts  Ann-Margaret Ferrante    5/18/2015  Scheduled For 11/5/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.475  An Act to establish the Marine Fisheries Research Council  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 11/5/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.3655  An Act relative to the Dam and Seawall Removal Fund  James M. Cantwell    7/14/2015  Scheduled For 11/5/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.3554  An Act to amend 310 CMR 10.05 (3) (a) (2)  Chris Walsh    5/26/2015  Scheduled For 9/29/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.3623  An Act authorizing permitting by the Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game  William M. Straus 
Viriato M. deMacedo  
6/25/2015  Scheduled For 11/10/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.3648  An Act authorizing owners to utilize products from cows or goats  William Smitty Pignatelli    7/7/2015  Scheduled For 10/28/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.3553  An Act relative to vegetation management plans  Chris Walsh    5/26/2015  Scheduled For 9/29/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.2096  An Act relative to New England Convenience Stores and Energy Marketers Association  James E. Timilty    1/14/2016  Scheduled For 2/11/2016 1:00:00 PM  
H.3662  An Act relative to abating a public nuisance on Cedar Pond in the town of Orleans  Sarah K. Peake 
Daniel A. Wolf  
7/20/2015  Scheduled For 10/20/2015 1:00:00 PM  
H.3930  An Act to prevent Cruelty to Farm Animals  NONE    1/8/2016  Scheduled For 2/11/2016 1:00:00 PM  
H.3990  An Act relative to air quality monitoring for new gas pipeline facilities  Colleen M. Garry 
Barbara L'Italien  
2/4/2016  Scheduled For 2/11/2016 1:00:00 PM  
H.737  Resolve to protect and preserve family camping in Massachusetts  Elizabeth A. Poirier    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.410  Resolve relative to establishing a comprehensive waste management hierarchy in Massachusetts  Anne M. Gobi    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/23/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.401  Resolve providing for an investigation and study of enhancing statewide recycling programs  Eileen M. Donoghue    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/23/2015 1:00:00 PM  
S.474  Resolve relative to the Middlesex Canal Commission  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/20/2015 1:00:00 PM