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Event Detail – Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy

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Event Date:6/8/2011

Start Time:10:00 AM

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Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 S1646 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1646) of Stephen M. Brewer and Gailanne M. Cariddi for legislation to promote transparency in electric bills. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Stephen M. Brewer
2 S1648 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1648) of Gale D. Candaras, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Michael R. Knapik, Stanley C. Rosenberg and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to certain utility rates. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Gale D. Candaras
3 S1655 By Mr. Donnelly, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1655) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Bruce E. Tarr, Thomas M. Stanley, Richard T. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to require electrical service restoration in the event of a disruption. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Kenneth J. Donnelly
4 S1661 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1661) of James B. Eldridge, James Arciero, Cory Atkins, Thomas A. Golden, Jr. and others for legislation relative to water meter testing fees. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. James B. Eldridge
5 S1662 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1662) of James B. Eldridge, Harriette L. Chandler, Cynthia S. Creem, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to energy efficiency funds generated by municipal lighting plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. James B. Eldridge
6 S1667 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1667) of Barry R. Finegold, John P. Fresolo and Rhonda Nyman for legislation relative to water company infrastructure projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Barry R. Finegold
7 S1669 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1669) of Barry R. Finegold for legislation to further regulate the costs imposed on tenants for heating and air conditioning. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Barry R. Finegold
8 S1671 By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1671) of John Hart, Jr. for legislation relative to promoting safety by making gas gate boxes easily accessible to gas company service employees and emergency public service personnel. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. John Hart, Jr.
9 S1672 By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1672) of John Hart, Jr. for legislation to monitor natural gas. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. John Hart, Jr.
10 S1676 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1676) of John F. Keenan, Michael R. Knapik, Bruce J. Ayers, Mark J. Cusack and others for legislation relative to municipal light plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. John F. Keenan
11 S1678 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1678) of Michael R. Knapik and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to promote transparency in electric bills. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Michael R. Knapik
12 S1679 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1679) of Michael R. Knapik, Stephen L. DiNatale, James J. Dwyer, Steven L. Levy and others for legislation relative to competitively priced electrictiy in the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Michael R. Knapik
13 S1683 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1683) of Richard T. Moore for legislation to promote transparency in electric bills. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Richard T. Moore
14 S1684 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1684) of Marc R. Pacheco and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to further regulate utility customer service. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Marc R. Pacheco
15 S1694 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1694) of Bruce E. Tarr, Michael R. Knapik, Richard J. Ross and Richard T. Moore for legislation to examine the cost reliability and economic impact of electricity. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Bruce E. Tarr
16 S1696 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1696) of James E. Timilty for legislation relative to the safety and protection of utility work and construction sites. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. James E. Timilty
17 S1697 By Mr. Tolman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1697) of Steven A. Tolman for legislation to promote the safe operation of utility vaults. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Steven A. Tolman
18 S1699 By Mr. Welch, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1699) of James T. Welch and Jennifer E. Benson for legislation to promote transparency in electric bills. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. James T. Welch
19 H855 By Mr. Atsalis of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 855) of Demetrius J. Atsalis and others for legislation to establish a framework for consumer electricity rate savings. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Demetrius J. Atsalis
20 H860 By Mr. Costello of Newburyport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 860) of Michael A. Costello relative to further regulating utility company affiliates. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Michael A. Costello
21 H861 By Mr. DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 861) of Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to promote competitively priced electricity. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Stephen L. DiNatale
22 H862 By Ms. Gifford of Wareham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 862) of Susan Williams Gifford promoting transparency in electric bills. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Susan Williams Gifford
23 H866 By Mr. Kane of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 866) of Michael F. Kane and Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. relative to the replacement of gas meters. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Michael F. Kane
24 H867 By Mr. Kane of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 867) of Michael F. Kane and others for legislation relative to municipal light plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Michael F. Kane
25 H869 By Messrs. Kaufman of Lexington and DiNatale of Fitchburg, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 869) of Jay R. Kaufman, Stephen L. DiNatale and others for legislation to regulate the establishment of municipal lighting plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Jay R. Kaufman
Stephen L. DiNatale
26 H871 By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 871) of Ronald Mariano for legislation to reestablish the water meter modernization grant program administered by the Department of Environmental Protection. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Ronald Mariano
27 H881 By Mr. Smola of Palmer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 881) of Todd M. Smola for legislation to prohibit propane gas suppliers from shutting off fuel supplies during the winter months. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Todd M. Smola
28 H1758 By Mr. Brownsberger of Belmont, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1758) of William N. Brownsberger relative to requiring distribution companies to make individual building energy use history available to the general public. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. William N. Brownsberger
29 H1765 By Mr. Kane of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1765) of Michael F. Kane and others relative to energy efficiency funds generated by municipal lighting plants. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Michael F. Kane
30 H1766 By Mr. Kane of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1766) of Michael F. Kane relative to the regional electric generating project in the city of Westfield known as the Pioneer Valley Energy Center. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy Michael F. Kane
31 H1772 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1772) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and Bradley H. Jones, Jr. that the Department of Public Utilities be required to hold hearings and report certain information relative to electricty bills. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. George N. Peterson, Jr.
32 H2606 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2606) of Jennifer E. Benson for legislation to increase fines levied against utility companies for failing to meet service quality standards. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Tackey Chan
33 H2607 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2607) of Tackey Chan relative to requiring the investigation of gas leak explosions by the Department of Public Utilities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Tackey Chan
34 H2608 By Mr. Chan of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2608) of Tackey Chan and Jennifer E. Benson for legislation to further regulate utility company mergers. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Tackey Chan
35 H2610 By Mr. Dempsey of Haverhill, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2610) of Brian S. Dempsey for legislation to further regulate the costs imposed on tenants for heating and air conditioning. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Brian S. Dempsey
36 H2616 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2616) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to directing the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development to study the cost reliability and economic impact of electricity. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
37 H2617 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2617) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to cost-effective long-term contracts to facilitate the financing of renewable energy generation. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
38 H2626 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2626) of Martin J. Walsh relative to water sub-metering in manufactured housing communities. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Martin J. Walsh
39 H3047 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3047) of James M. Cantwell and John D. Keenan for legislation to require that utility service call centers be located within the Commonwealth. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. James M. Cantwell
40 H3048 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3048) of James M. Cantwell for legislation to further regulate utility companies. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. James M. Cantwell
41 H3049 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3049) of James M. Cantwell and Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation to require utility companies to employ adequate personnel and take certain measures to assure system reliability. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. James M. Cantwell
42 H3051 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3051) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to establish natural gas leak classification standards and requirements for operator clean up of natural gas leaks. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Lori A. Ehrlich
43 H3052 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3052) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others for legislation to establish winter patrol cast iron survey protocols for utility company inspections of gas pipelines. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Lori A. Ehrlich
44 H3053 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3053) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to natural gas pipeline safety and transparency. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Lori A. Ehrlich
45 H3058 By Mr. Mark of Hancock, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3058) of Paul W. Mark for legislation to establish a special commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation and study relative to the safe, reliable and cost-effective transmission of electricity. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Paul W. Mark
46 H3061 By Mr. Scaccia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3061) of Angelo M. Scaccia and William F. Galvin relative to consumer protection and public utility law. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Angelo M. Scaccia
47 H3419 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3419) of Benjamin Swan and others relative to rate payers rights. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.
48 S1916 By Ms. Murray, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1916) of Therese Murray (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to the town of Kingston. [Local Approval Received.] Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. Therese Murray

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