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Event Detail – Joint Committee on Public Health

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Event Date:7/9/2013

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Environmental Health Hazards

Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 H727 By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 727) of Steven S. Howitt relative to exempting barber shops from certain system sewage flow design criteria. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Steven S. Howitt
2 H1906 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1906) of James M. Cantwell and others for legislation to increase power plant safety preparedness by the Department of Public Health to twenty miles . Public Health. James M. Cantwell
3 H1907 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1907) of James M. Cantwell, Josh S. Cutler and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to authorize the Department of Public Health to make assessments against power plants. Public Health. James M. Cantwell
4 H1914 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1914) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera that the Department of Public Health promulgate regulations to require that certain child care programs undergo routine radon testing. Public Health. Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera
5 H1944 By Ms. Ehrlich of Marblehead, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1944) of Lori A. Ehrlich and others relative to air pollutants. Public Health. Lori A. Ehrlich
6 H1953 By Ms. Fox of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1953) of Gloria L. Fox, Sonia Chang-Diaz and Michael O. Moore establishing a high containment biological research laboratory health and safety program by the Department of Public Health. Public Health. Gloria L. Fox
7 H1990 By Messrs. Jones of North Reading and Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1990) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., George N. Peterson, Jr. and others relative to health concerns of cosmetics. Public Health. Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
George N. Peterson, Jr.
8 H2000 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2000) of Louis L. Kafka and others for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the safety of dental amalgam. Public Health. Louis L. Kafka
9 H2010 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2010) of Peter V. Kocot relative to biomass facilities and solid waste combustion. Public Health. Peter V. Kocot
10 H2022 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2022) of David Paul Linsky, Chris Walsh and Cory Atkins for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to the health and safety of electric and magnetic fields from transmission lines. Public Health. David Paul Linsky
11 H2026 By Mr. Madden of Nantucket (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2026) of Kent Medowski relative to the use of lead-based materials in dwellings. Public Health. Timothy R. Madden
12 H2036 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2036) of Michael J. Moran for legislation to phase out Stage II vapor collection and control systems at motor fuel dispensing facilities. Public Health. Michael J. Moran
13 H2045 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2045) of Sarah K. Peake, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others for legislation to increase power plant safety preparedness by the Department of Public Health to twenty miles. Public Health. Sarah K. Peake
Ann-Margaret Ferrante
14 H2046 By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Ferrante of Gloucester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2046) of Sarah K. Peake, Ann-Margaret Ferrante and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Public Health to enhance radiological air monitoring through an additional assessment to certain power plants. Public Health. Sarah K. Peake
Ann-Margaret Ferrante
15 H2048 By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2048) of Sarah K. Peake and others providing for an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to study the health impacts from wind turbines to protect the health of the citizens of the commonwealth. Public Health. Sarah K. Peake
16 H2049 By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2049) of George N. Peterson, Jr. relative to community reviews of the siting and health impact caused by wind turbines in residential neighborhoods. Public Health. George N. Peterson, Jr.
17 H2059 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2059) of Denise Provost and others relative to the reporting on health effects of particulate matter. Public Health. Denise Provost
18 H2062 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2062) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein for legislation to regulate the ingredients used in the manufacture of cosmetics. Public Health. Kathi-Anne Reinstein
19 H2066 By Messrs. Rogers of Cambridge and Hecht of Watertown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2066) of David M. Rogers, Jonathan Hecht and others relative to improving asthma in schools. Public Health. David M. Rogers
Jonathan Hecht
20 H2067 By Representative Rogers of Cambridge and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2067) of David M. Rogers, Patricia D. Jehlen and others for legislation to establish a division of indoor environments within the Department of Public Health. Public Health. David M. Rogers
Patricia D. Jehlen
21 H2068 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2068) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to the impact of lead exposure on children. Public Health. Jeffrey Sánchez
22 H2069 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2069) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to reduce asthma and other health threats from certain cleaning products used in schools. Public Health. Jeffrey Sánchez
23 H2086 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2086) of Frank I. Smizik and others for legislation to require environmentally safe alternatives to harmful cleaning products. Public Health. Frank I. Smizik
24 H2089 By Mr. Smola of Palmer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2089) of Todd M. Smola and Thomas J. Calter for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) on the health impacts of wind turbines. Public Health. Todd M. Smola
25 S351 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 351) of Cynthia S. Creem, Carolyn C. Dykema and Tom Sannicandro for legislation to protect children and families from harmful flame retardants. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Cynthia S. Creem
26 S1004 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1004) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Carlos Henriquez, Michael Barrett, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the incineration of solid waste. Public Health. Sal N. DiDomenico
27 S1016 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1016) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson, Kay Khan, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to environmentally preferable cleaning supplies. Public Health. Jennifer L. Flanagan
28 S1026 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1026) of Brian A. Joyce, Louis L. Kafka and Christine E. Canavan for legislation relative to informed consent to the use of dental amalgam . Public Health. Brian A. Joyce
29 S1041 By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1041) of Michael R. Knapik for legislation to protect the health of the citizens of the Commonwealth. Public Health. Michael R. Knapik
30 S1056 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1056) of Michael O. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico, Cory Atkins, Ellen Story and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to healthy cleaning products in schools. Public Health. Michael O. Moore
31 S1078 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1078) of Richard T. Moore for legislation to establish a working group to determine a community review on the impacts of wind turbines. Public Health. Richard T. Moore

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