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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.826 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act protecting sunlight in certain public parks

By Representatives Walz of Boston and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 826) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to regulate the construction of buildings and structures that would cast shadows on certain public parks . Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.

Bill Information

Martha M. Walz , Byron Rushing

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to protect the public's access to sunlight in certain public parks, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 4 actions for Bill H.826
Date Branch Action
1/22/2013 House Referred to the committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture
1/22/2013 Senate Senate concurred
5/9/2013 Joint Hearing scheduled for 05/09/2013 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM in A-1
8/18/2014 House Accompanied a study order, see H4398

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