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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.1604 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act relieving the adverse effects of wind energy development

By Mr. Knapik, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1604) of Michael R. Knapik, William Smitty Pignatelli and Bruce J. Ayers for legislation to relieve the adverse effects of wind energy development. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.

Bill Information

Presenter:
Michael R. Knapik

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to establish a fund providing relief from wind turbine projects that have resulted in detrimental health effects or loss of property value or other adverse impacts to citizens, businesses, and municipalities of the Commonwealth and to make certain other changes in law necessary or appropriate to effectuate this important public purpose, 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.1604
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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