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Event Detail – Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture

Status:Completed

Event Date:7/21/2011

Start Time:10:00 AM

Location: Gardner Auditorium Get Directions

Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 S325 By Mr. Berry (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 325) of [PETITIONERS LIST] for legislation relative to the purchase of contaminated residential land. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Frederick E. Berry
2 S332 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 332) of Stephen M. Brewer, Anne M. Gobi and Ellen Story for legislation to promote alternative energy on farms. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Stephen M. Brewer
3 S333 By Mr. Brewer, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 333) of Brewer for legislation relative to the powers of the department of agricultural resources [Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture]. Stephen M. Brewer
4 S334 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 334) of Stephen M. Brewer for legislation relative to improving the Massachusetts rural economy for the farm forest and wood products industry. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Stephen M. Brewer
5 S335 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 335) of Stephen M. Brewer, Steven Howitt, Daniel A. Wolf, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the care and wellbeing of livestock. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Stephen M. Brewer
6 S338 By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 338) of Stephen M. Brewer for legislation to clarify certain farm commodities as agriculture in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Stephen M. Brewer
7 S340 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 340) of Harriette L. Chandler for legislation to revitalize urban centers. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Harriette L. Chandler
8 S354 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 354) of Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation relative to phosphorus in fertilizers. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Jennifer L. Flanagan
9 S373 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 373) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to economic development in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Michael J. Rodrigues
10 S374 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 374) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation relative to manufacturing in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Michael J. Rodrigues
11 S377 By Mr. Rosenberg, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 377) of Stanley C. Rosenberg and Stephen Kulik for legislation to regulate disease resistant ribes. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Stanley C. Rosenberg
12 S378 By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 378) of Michael F. Rush, Michael R. Knapik, Tom Sannicandro and Angelo M. Scaccia for legislation relative to the Department of Conservation retaining certain revenue to promote the development of parks. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Michael F. Rush
13 S1854 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1854) of Gale D. Candaras, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera, Michael F. Kane, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to land taking regulations. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Gale D. Candaras
14 H249 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. Elizabeth A. Poirier
15 H261 By Ms. Story of Amherst, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 261) of Ellen Story relative to the labeling of plant seeds. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Ellen Story
16 H263 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 263) of William M. Straus and others relative to authorizing the lease of publicly-owned land for agricultural purposes. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. William M. Straus
17 H264 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 264) of William M. Straus and Sean Garballey for the establishment of a cranberry nutrient management special commission (including members of the General Court) to make an investigation and study of protecting the water quality in the South coastal and Cape Cod drainage basins. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. William M. Straus
18 H1126 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1126) of Thomas J. Calter and others relative to the mosquito borne disease control board. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Thomas J. Calter
19 H1139 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1139) of Stephen Kulik for legislation to amend the conservation restrictions and agricultural preservation statutes. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Stephen Kulik
20 H1141 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1141) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to protecting farm viability. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Stephen Kulik
21 H1148 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1148) of George N. Peterson, Jr. relative to the application and use of fertilizer. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. George N. Peterson, Jr.
22 H1158 By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1158) of Paul A. Schmid, III and Patricia A. Haddad for legislation to protect the viability of farms and farming in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Paul A. Schmid, III
23 H1161 By Ms. Spiliotis of Peabody, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1161) of Joyce A. Spiliotis and Theodore C. Speliotis relative to non-coal earth products mining zoning regulations. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Joyce A. Spiliotis
24 H1834 By Mr. Murphy of Weymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1834) of James M. Murphy that the Department of Environmental Protection be directed to make an investigation and study relative to the improvement and preservation of family campgrounds in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. James M. Murphy
25 H2007 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2007) of Peter V. Kocot and Ellen Story for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the preservation of the archaeological and fossil resources of the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Peter V. Kocot
26 H2008 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2008) of Peter V. Kocot and others for legislation to provide public notice and input to plans for significant physical alterations to state parks and other public natural resource lands. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Peter V. Kocot
27 H2018 By Mr. Madden of Nantucket, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2018) of Timothy R. Madden, Daniel A. Wolf and Thomas P. Kennedy relative to farmers markets. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Timothy R. Madden
28 H3221 By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME] of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3221) of [PETITIONERS LIST] for legislation to increase the membership of the board of agriculture within the Department of Agricultural Resources. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Kate Hogan
29 H3276 By Mr. Smola of Palmer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3276) of Todd M. Smola relative to the labeling of genetically engineered food. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Todd M. Smola
30 H3351 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3351) of Stephen Kulik, Bruce E. Tarr and Steven S. Howitt relative to meat and poultry production, processing and inspection. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Stephen Kulik
31 H3408 By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3408) of William M. Straus relative to horticulture regulations. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. William M. Straus
32 S342 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 342) of Harriette L. Chandler for legislation to ensure the vitality of Moore State Park in the town of Paxton. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Harriette L. Chandler

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