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Climate Change Legislation

"I am proud to support legislation that will address the impending threat of climate change because I believe that Massachusetts has a moral and ethical responsibility to defend and bolster our environment." ~ Representative Kay Khan

 

Take a look at the list of legislation below:
 

 

House Legislation:


H.732/HD.1033- An Act protecting the natural resources of the Commonwealth


H.743/HD.349- An Act to reduce packaging waste


H.751/HD.1122- An Act promoting awareness of sewage pollution in public waters


H.761/HD.3523- An Act relative to environmental justice and toxics reduction in the Commonwealth


H.762/HD.3180- An Act relative to maintaining adequate water supplies through effective drought management


H.763/HD.3339- An Act to protect Massachusetts pollinators


H.771/HD.134-An Act reducing plastic bag pollution


H.774/HD.3765- An Act ensuring safe drinking water in schools


H.776/HD.291- An Act empowering towns and cities to protect residents and the environment from harmful pesticides


H.797/HD.620- An Act to require producer responsibility for collection, reuse and recycling of discarded electronic products


H.799/HD.3799- An Act to update the Massachusetts Rideshare Program


H.818/HD.1857- An Act to protect pollinator habitat


H.826/HD.3878- An Act relative to environmental justice in the Commonwealth


H.832 /HD.3577-An Act to create a 2050 roadmap to a clean and thriving commonwealth


H.842 /HD.1963 - An Act to sustain natural and working lands carbon in communities


H.852/HD.1408- An Act protecting school children from environmental toxins


H.853 /HD.1419-An Act to assure the attainment of greenhouse gas emissions goals in the alternative portfolio standard


H.857/HD.1515- An Act restricting distribution of single-use plastic straws


H.873 /HD.3065-An Act to promote healthy soils and agricultural innovation within the Commonwealth


H.1039/HD.1915- An Act to reduce congestion and encourage shared rides

H.1990 /HD.1561- An Act reducing human exposure to particulate matter pollution


H.2220/HD.3094- An Act relative to public investment in fossil fuels


H.2522/HD.2315- An Act relative to the conservation land tax credit


H.2682/HD.2480- An Act to promote cost savings through the use of public water


H.2802/HD.1248- An Act to secure a clean energy future


H.2803 /HD.2736- An Act relative to Department of Public Utilities Commissioners


H.2804 /SD.2153 - An Act relative to energy efficiency


H.2805/HD.2783- An Act to advance beneficial electrification of space heating


H.2810/HD.2370- An Act to promote green infrastructure and reduce carbon emissions


H.2825/HD.2890- An Act increasing rooftop solar energy


H.2831 /HD.3854- An Act authorizing resiliency measures under commercial property assessed clean energy


H.2832/HD.580- An Act relative to Energy Savings Efficiency (Energy SAVE)


H.2836/ HD.3092- An Act re-powering Massachusetts with 100 percent renewable energy


H.2841/HD.3103- An Act to expand the green communities program to mitigate climate change


H.2843/HD.3511- An Act removing barriers to solar for low-income communities


H.2845 /HD.3618- An Act to promote gas safety* - in the meantime.


H.2853/HD.3717- An Act for community empowerment


H.2858 /HD.1809- An Act improving outdoor lighting and increasing dark-sky visibility


H.2849/HD.3719- An Act for utility transition to using renewable energy (FUTURE)


H.2852/HD.1614- An Act protecting our coasts from offshore drilling


H.2853/HD.3717- An Act for community empowerment


H.2858/HD.1809- An Act improving outdoor lighting and increasing dark-sky visibility


H.2864/HD.1051- An Act protecting ratepayers from gas pipeline expansion costs


H.2869/HD.1236- An Act relative to a clean transportation future


H.2871/HD.3083- An Act regarding net metering for low income and other small facilities


H.2872/HD.3452- An Act to promote the transition to clean transportation fleets


H.2873/HD.3547- An Act promoting zero-emission vehicles


H.2877/HD.602- An Act relative to solar power equity in low-income and environmental justice communities


H.2881 /HD.389- An Act promoting the proper disposal of miniatures


H.2887/HD.3891- An Act relative to home energy efficiency


H.2901 /HD.1097- An Act for field safety in gas infrastructure


H.2920/HD.2206- An Act relative to multi-state offshore wind procurement


H.2930/HD.2300- An Act sparking the modernization of state heat systems


H.3008 /HD.3009- An Act to advance modern and sustainable solutions for transportation*


H.3121/HD.3329- An Act transitioning Massachusetts to electric buses


H.3500 /HD.3012- An Act to protect children, families, and firefighters from harmful flame retardants


H.3502/HD.3487- An Act to restrict the use of polystyrene


H.3662 /HD.2817- An Act authorizing independent retirement systems to divest from fossil fuel companies


H.3666/HD.3365- Resolve establishing a commission to meet energy neutral building standards


H.4264- An Act relative to environmental justice in the Commonwealth

Senate Legislation:

 

S.463/SD.1366- An Act protecting pollinators by eliminating harmful products


S.499/SD.755- An Act relative to the use of glyphosate on public lands


S.500/SD.1991-An Act ensuring safe drinking water in schools

S.1230/SD.1573- An Act to protect children, families, and firefighters from harmful flame retardants


S.1931/SD.756- An Act relative to solar power in environmental justice and urban communities


S.1940 /SD.1953- An Act for utility transition to using renewable energy (FUTURE)


S.1957 /SD.1532 - An Act increasing solar rooftop energy


S.1966/SD.2153- An Act to promote gas safety

 

S.2450 - An Act to reduce disposable plastic straw waste