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

Status:Completed

Event Date:10/23/2013

Start Time:1:00 PM

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Event Description

Air Quality, Agriculture, Hunting, Water Infrastructure, and Miscellaneous issues

Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 S349 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 349) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Sal N. DiDomenico and Benjamin Swan for legislation to promote healthy communities and the environment. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Sonia Chang-Diaz
2 S355 By Mr. Downing, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 355) of Benjamin B. Downing for legislation to eliminate stage II vapor recovery systems. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Benjamin B. Downing
3 S362 By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 362) of Barry R. Finegold for legislation relative to federally regulated renewable energy facilities. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Barry R. Finegold
4 S375 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 375) of Mark C. Montigny and Benjamin Swan for legislation relative to privately operated animal shelters and rescue organizations. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Mark C. Montigny
5 S380 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 380) of Michael O. Moore, Michael J. Rodrigues, Sal N. DiDomenico, Linda Dorcena Forry and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to food trusts. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Michael O. Moore
6 S381 By Mr. Michael O. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 381) of Michael O. Moore, James B. Eldridge, William N. Brownsberger, Thomas M. Stanley and other members of the General Court for legislation to enhance the enforcement of illegal hunting practices. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Michael O. Moore
7 S390 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 390) of Marc R. Pacheco, Sal N. DiDomenico, Anne M. Gobi, Patricia A. Haddad and others for legislation to provide funding for clean energy and energy efficiency measures for the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Marc R. Pacheco
8 S1880 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James B. Eldridge, Therese Murray, Bruce E. Tarr, Katherine M. Clark and other members of the Senate for legislation to improve drinking water and wastewater infrastructure. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. James B. Eldridge
9 H658 By Mr. Beaton of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 658) of Matthew A. Beaton and others for legislation to authorize the Commonwealth to enter into an interstate compact for the enforcement of certain wildlife protection laws. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Matthew A. Beaton
10 H662 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 662) of Garrett J. Bradley relative to bow hunting for deer in Wompatuck State Park. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Garrett J. Bradley
11 H674 By Ms. Cariddi of North Adams, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 674) of Gailanne M. Cariddi and Benjamin B. Downing for legislation relative to the feeding of wildlife. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Gailanne M. Cariddi
12 H679 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 679) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera relative to the reduction of particulate emissions from Diesel engines. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera
13 H685 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 685) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to the control of low lands and swamps to control of tick-borne illness. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Carolyn C. Dykema
14 H686 By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 686) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation to further regulate the operation of piggeries based on their impact on air and water quality. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Carolyn C. Dykema
15 H702 By Mr. Frost of Auburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 702) of Paul K. Frost and Brian R. Mannal relative to the powers and duties of the Director of Fisheries and Wildlife in the management and control of wildlife. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Paul K. Frost
16 H703 By Mr. Frost of Auburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 703) of Paul K. Frost for legislation to repeal the law relative to the use of leghold traps for capturing furbearing animals. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Paul K. Frost
17 H711 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 711) of Anne M. Gobi, Paul W. Mark and Kevin J. Kuros for legislation to authorize the use of shotguns during bear hunting season . Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Anne M. Gobi
18 H712 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 712) of Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation to enhance the management of problem wildlife. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Anne M. Gobi
19 H713 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 713) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to the use of crossbows in hunting. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Anne M. Gobi
20 H714 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 714) of Anne M. Gobi and others relative to bow and arrow hunting season. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Anne M. Gobi
21 H728 By Mr. Humason of Westfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 728) of Donald F. Humason, Jr. relative to the use of crossbows in hunting. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Donald Humason
22 H739 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 739) of Peter V. Kocot, Denise Andrews and Ellen Story relative to a review of existing staffing levels of environmental police officers in the Commonwealth. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Peter V. Kocot
23 H740 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 740) of Peter V. Kocot relative to establishing an oceanographic and tidal power research fund. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Peter V. Kocot
24 H750 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 750) of Stephen Kulik for legislation to regulate the use of trapping devices to take beaver and muskrat. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Stephen Kulik
25 H759 By Mr. Madden of Nantucket, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 759) of Timothy R. Madden and others relative to farmers' markets. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Timothy R. Madden
26 H764 By Messrs. McMurtry of Dedham and Beaton of Shrewsbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 764) of Paul McMurtry and Matthew A. Beaton for legislation to facilitate the issuance of trapping permits to alleviate beaver dam emergencies. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Paul McMurtry
Matthew A. Beaton
27 H786 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 786) of Denise Provost and others for legislation to reduce human exposure to particulate matter pollution. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Denise Provost
28 H789 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 789) of Denise Provost and others that the Department of Environmental Protection and the Department of Public Health develop health risk assessment guidelines of proposed school construction sites. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Denise Provost
29 H792 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 792) of Tom Sannicandro and others for legislation to create a special task force to study interim and longer-term actions necessary to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Tom Sannicandro
30 H801 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 801) of Frank I. Smizik and others for the establishment of a clean vehicle emissions incentive program within the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Frank I. Smizik
31 H809 By Mr. Smola of Palmer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 809) of Todd M. Smola relative to illegal bear hunting practices. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Todd M. Smola
32 H823 By Mr. Walsh of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 823) of Chris Walsh and others for legislation to regulate the cultivation of Industrial Hemp. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Chris Walsh
33 H824 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 824) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to hunting or trapping on private land. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. Martin J. Walsh
34 H1976 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1976) of Anne M. Gobi, Michael O. Moore and John D. Keenan that the Department of Public Health and municipal boards of health issue emergency permits for the trapping of animals suspected of having rabies. Public Health. Anne M. Gobi
35 H3342 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3342) of James M. Cantwell and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Agricultural Resources to promulgate rules and regulations governing boarding kennels and daycare facilities for dogs. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. James M. Cantwell

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