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Joint Committee onEnvironment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

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Room 312B
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-1551
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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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Completed A-1
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.3997  An Act for healthy families and businesses  Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture   Redraft 
H.3998  An Act relative to the conservation of striped bass  Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture   Redraft 
H.4003  An Act relative to the feeding of wildlife  Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture   Redraft 
H.686  An Act to ensure appropriate regulation of piggeries  Carolyn C. Dykema   Favorable 
H.4005  An Act to regulate coal ash as solid waste  Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture   Redraft 
H.719  Resolve relative to establishing a comprehensive waste managment hierarchy in Massachusetts  Anne M. Gobi   Favorable 
H.4006  An Act valuing our natural resources  Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture   Redraft 
H.4007  An Act relative to environmental performance standards for plumbing fixtures  Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture   Redraft 
H.750  An Act conserving our natural resources  Stephen Kulik   Favorable 
H.799  An Act relative to nitrogen impaired embayments  Paul A. Schmid, III   Favorable 
H.1976  An Act to protect children and adults from wildlife  Anne M. Gobi   Favorable 
H.3234  An Act relative to the Sudbury watershed advisory committee  Carolyn C. Dykema   Favorable 
H.3745  An Act relative to farmers’ markets  Paul R. Heroux   Favorable 
H.3935  An Act relative to a certain parcel of land in the town of Stow  Kate Hogan
James B. Eldridge  
Favorable 
H.3996  An Act relative to the labeling of seed  Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture   Redraft 
S.2028  An Act providing for the establishment of a comprehensive adaptation management plan in response to climate change  Marc R. Pacheco   Favorable 
S.1979  An Act establishing a Massachusetts Seafood Marketing Program  Bruce E. Tarr   Favorable 
S.414  An Act relative to the stewardship council of the Department of Conservation and Recreation   Daniel A. Wolf   Favorable 
S.407  An Act relative to the creation of a special commission on coastal erosion   Bruce E. Tarr   Favorable 
S.399  An Act relative to regulation of discharge of pharmaceutical and personal care product-laden wastewater into private drinking water wells and municipal drinking water supplies  Michael F. Rush   Favorable 
S.390  An Act providing funding for clean energy and energy efficiency measures for the Commonwealth  Marc R. Pacheco   Favorable 
S.375  An Act relative to privately operated animal shelters and rescue organizations  Mark C. Montigny   Favorable 
H.4055  Miscellaneous Issues  Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture   Study 
S.373  An Act relative to sustainable water conservation practices  Thomas P. Kennedy   Favorable 
S.367  An Act to increase commercial recycling   Robert L. Hedlund   Favorable 
S.360  An Act regulating the sale, transport, storage, and disposal of certain tires  James B. Eldridge   Favorable 
S.355  An Act eliminating stage II vapor recovery systems  Benjamin B. Downing   Favorable 
S.353  An Act to reduce solid waste in the Commonwealth  Kenneth J. Donnelly   Favorable 
S.348  An Act to facilitate the growth of innovative food enterprises in the Commonwealth   Sonia Chang-Diaz   Favorable 
S.2092  An Act relative to water conservation  Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture   Redraft 
H.4032  An Act relative to the naming of the Stephen M. Brewer fishing area  Anne M. Gobi   Favorable 

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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  
H.679  An Act relative to the reduction of particulate emissions from diesel engines  Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera    4/24/2014  Scheduled For 10/23/2013 1:00:00 PM  
H.711  An Act relative to the use of shotguns  Anne M. Gobi    4/24/2014  Scheduled For 10/23/2013 1:00:00 PM  
H.713  An Act relative to the use of crossbows in hunting  Anne M. Gobi    4/24/2014  Scheduled For 10/23/2013 1:00:00 PM  
H.728  An Act relative to the use of crossbows in hunting  Donald Humason    4/24/2014  Scheduled For 10/23/2013 1:00:00 PM  

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