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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.2919 189th (2015 - 2016)

An Act relieving the adverse effects of wind energy

By Mr. Vieira of Falmouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2919) of David T. Vieira and others relative to establishing energy relief funds to provide relief for detrimental health effects and property losses caused by wind energy generation. Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy.

Bill Information

Presenter:
David T. Vieira

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to forthwith 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 H.2919
Date Branch Action
1/20/2015 House Referred to the committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy
1/20/2015 Senate Senate concurred
10/20/2015 Joint Hearing scheduled for 10/27/2015 from 01:00 PM-05:00 PM in B-1
4/7/2016 House Accompanied a study order, see H4177

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