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Bay State-Ocean State Compact

Establishes a commission of representatives from Massachusetts and Rhode Island to study, develop and make recommendations about the environmental and economic aspects of Narragansett Bay and Mount Hope Bay. The compact becomes effective upon enactment by both parties, or in absence of enactment, adherence by the governor. The commission shall be comprised of 17 members, eight from Rhode Island, eight from Massachusetts and one member from the northeast regional environmental protection agency. The commission may also hire an executive director.
Category: Conservation and Environment

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State Citation Year Of Joinder
Massachusetts ALM Spec L 137:1 1990
Rhode Island Gen. Laws 1956, Secs. 42-111-1 1990