MA HB 3599

Author

William Straus
163 State House
Boston, MA 02133
617-722-2040
Rep.WilliamStraus@hou.state.ma.us
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Bill Text

Category

Ports

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State

MA

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Summary

Establishes an Office of Maritime Planning and Policy Development.

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Issue

Establishes within the division of mass transit an Office of Maritime Planning and Policy Development to perform functions as the administrator and secretary may determine in relation to the provision of policy and planning assistance for the development and intermodal connectivity of the commonwealth's ports, connection to rail, waterways, marine infrastructure and operations, to increase the use of the commonwealth's waterways and to promote waterborne transportation designed to maintain the commonwealth's economic competitiveness. The office shall be under the supervision and control of the director.

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Notes

Pending House action.

History

03/29/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation. Senate concurred.