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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.3678 187th (2011 - 2012)

An Act to protect the broadcasting industry and promote renewable energy

By Mr. Atsalis of Barnstable, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Demetrius J. Atsalis for legislation to prohibit the development of wind electric generation facilities detrimental to the operation of structures used for the transmission of radio or telecommunications. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Demetrius J. Atsalis

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to save and create jobs, provide economic relief to the people of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and increase renewable electricity generation, and conserve and protect the natural resources of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 5 actions for Bill H.3678
Date Branch Action
7/11/2011 House Referred to the committee on House Rules
7/27/2011 House Reported, referred to the committee on Joint Rules, reported, rules suspended and referred to the committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy
8/18/2011 Senate Senate concurred
10/13/2011 Joint Hearing scheduled for 10/20/2011 from 10:00 AM-04:00 PM in Barnstable High School, Knight Auditorium
10/4/2012 House Accompanied a study order, see H4465

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