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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.1666 187th (2011 - 2012)

An Act relative to comprehensive siting reform for land based wind projects

By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1666) of Barry R. Finegold and Jennifer E. Benson for legislation relative to comprehensive siting reform for land based wind projects. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.

Bill Information

Barry R. Finegold

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to establish clear standards and timely and predictable permitting procedures to encourage wind energy development in the commonwealth, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 7 actions for Bill S.1666
Date Branch Action
1/20/2011 Senate Bill Filed.
1/24/2011 Senate Referred to Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.
1/24/2011 House House concurred.
9/2/2011 Joint Hearing scheduled for 09/07/2011 from 10:00 AM-04:00 PM in JJ's Lodge, Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort
8/30/2011 Joint Hearing scheduled for 09/26/2011 from 10:00 AM-04:00 PM in Tilden Arts Center, Cape Cod Community College
10/13/2011 Joint Hearing scheduled for 10/20/2011 from 10:00 AM-04:00 PM in Barnstable High School, Knight Auditorium
1/30/2012 Senate Accompanied a study order, see S2113

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