Massachusetts EMF Bills

The following two documents provide background information for our public servants, journalists and the public on the electromagnetic fields (EMFs) of radiation emitted by all of today's wireless technology:



In January 2017, Massachusetts introduced five bills to address wireless radiation and public health. Concerned citizens from around the world are encouraged to submit testimony to help educate the legislators on the risks and solutions. As each bill comes up for public hearing, templates are provided in the text below, and are also attached for download at the bottom of the page.
  • S.1268 Resolve creating a special commission to examine the health impacts of electromagnetic fields will look at non-industry-funded science and recommend public protections. Sponsored by Senator Karen E. Spilka and referred to the Joint Committee on Public Health. This bill is scheduled for public hearing on December 11, 2017, 1 p.m. Click here for updates.

  • S.1864 An Act relative to utilities, smart meters, and ratepayers’ rights gives utility customers the no-fee choice of retaining non-wireless radiation-emitting water, gas and electrical meters and refusing installation of “smart” utility meters. Sponsored by Senator Michael O. Moore and referred to the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. This bill opened for public hearing on June 20, 2017. Click here for a S.1864 written testimony submission template, including recipient list. Word file also attached below.

  • S.107 An Act relative to disclosure of radiofrequency notifications requires manufacturer warnings be prominently displayed on product packaging of wireless radiation-emitting devices. Sponsored by Senator Julian Cyr and referred to the Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional LicensureThis bill is scheduled for public hearing on September 26, 2017, 1-4 p.m., Room B-1. Click here for details.

  • S.108 An Act relative to the safe use of handheld devices by children requires specific language be included on product packaging, as modeled by an ordinance unanimously passed in Berkeley, California. Also sponsored by Senator Julian Cyr and referred to the Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. This bill opened for public hearing on June 20, 2017.

    Click here for a written testimony submission template for both S.107 and S.108, including recipient list. Word file also attached below.


  • H.2030 An Act relative to best management practices for wireless in schools and public institutions of higher education requires the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to establish wireless technology standards to protect the health and safety of public school students and staff. Sponsored by Representative Carolyn C. Dykema and referred to the Joint Committee on Education. This bill opened for public hearing on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Click here for a written testimony submission template, including recipient email list. Word file also attached below.

    • Please note, Maryland has a similar bill in their legislature this session too, House Bill 866: AN ACT concerning Primary and Secondary Education – Health and Safety Guidelines and Procedures – Digital Devices.

    • The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is the first state agency in the United States to issue a report on Wi-Fi in Schools, and recommends using hard-wired internet connections over wireless:
      http://phpa.dhmh.maryland.gov/OEHFP/EH/Pages/WiFiCEHPAC.aspx
In April 2017, Senator Donald F. Humason, Jr., introduced two additional bills written by a constituent:
  • S.2079 An Act reducing non-ionizing radiation exposure in schools. Referred to the Joint Committee on EducationThis bill opened for public hearing on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Click here for a written testimony submission template, including recipient email list. Word file also attached below.

  • S.2080 An Act increasing medical awareness and insurance coverage of non-ionizing radiation injury and reliance upon credible independent medical research. Referred to the Joint Committee on Financial Services. This bill is tentatively scheduled for public hearing on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. in Room A-2. Click here for updates.



Note: The information provided here is publicly available on the Internet. 
It is intended to provide a starting point to inform you of EMF dangers. 
Please do your own research, draw your own conclusions, and act accordingly to protect those you love and serve.


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Cecelia Doucette,
Sep 13, 2017, 3:32 AM
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Cecelia Doucette,
Sep 13, 2017, 3:32 AM