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Section 60. There is hereby created a watershed lands preservation committee in the department of conservation and recreation, the members of which shall be the commissioner of conservation and recreation, the secretary of environmental affairs, the director of the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority, the director of the division of water supply in the department of environmental protection, 1 member appointed by the speaker of the house, 1 member appointed by the minority leader of the house, 1 member appointed by the president of the senate, 1 member appointed by the minority leader of the senate, and 2 members appointed by the governor, 1 of whom shall represent an organization dedicated to conservation of natural resources and 1 of whom shall have expertise in the field of hydrology. The committee shall advise the commissioner of the department of conservation and recreation on the evaluation of projects and shall advise the commissioner on any rules or regulations necessary to carry out the intent of the watershed preservation restriction program.

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