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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.3794 187th (2011 - 2012)

An Act relative to the transfer of land in the town of Sharon

By Representative Kafka of Stoughton and Senator Timilty, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3794) of Louis L. Kafka and James E. Timilty (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Sharon to convey a certain parcel of land to be used for a utility scale solar project. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. [Local Approval Received.]

Bill Information

Louis L. Kafka , James E. Timilty
Referred to House Committee on Steering, Policy and Scheduling
Sharon (Local Approval Received)

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to allow the town to pursue alternate sources of energy to immediately defer energy costs, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 19 actions for Bill H.3794
Date Branch Action
11/9/2011 House Referred to the committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy
11/23/2011 Senate Senate concurred
3/1/2012 Joint Hearing scheduled for 03/08/2012 from 10:00 AM-01:00 PM in A-1
5/14/2012 House Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the House committee on Ways and Means
7/9/2012 House Committee recommended ought to pass and referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
7/9/2012 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting for a second reading
7/11/2012 House Read second, ordered to a third reading, rules suspended, read third and passed to be engrossed
7/12/2012 Senate Read and referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means
7/27/2012 Senate Committee recommended ought to pass with an amendment
7/27/2012 Senate Rules suspended
7/27/2012 Senate Read second, amended (as recommended by the committee on Ways and Means), ordered to a third reading, read third and passed to be engrossed
7/27/2012 House Rules suspended
7/27/2012 House House concurred in the Senate amendment
7/30/2012 House Emergency preamble adopted
7/30/2012 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
7/30/2012 House Enacted - 155 YEAS to 0 NAYS (See YEA and NAY in Supplement, No. 339)
7/30/2012 Senate Enacted - Roll Call #281 [37 YEAS to 0 NAYS]
7/30/2012 Senate Laid before the Governor
8/1/2012 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 181 of the Acts of 2012

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