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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.1591 188th (2013 - 2014)

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

By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1591) of Barry R. Finegold, James B. Eldridge and Marcos A. Devers 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 4 actions for Bill S.1591
Date Branch Action
1/22/2013 Senate Referred to the committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy
1/22/2013 House House concurred
12/4/2013 Joint Hearing scheduled for 12/03/2013 from 01:00 PM-04:00 PM in A-2
5/21/2014 Senate Accompanied a study order, see S2151

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