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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.715 189th (2015 - 2016)

An Act protecting sunlight in certain public parks

By Messrs. Livingstone of Boston and Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 715) of Jay D. Livingstone, Byron Rushing 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

Jay D. Livingstone , 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 5 actions for Bill H.715
Date Branch Action
1/20/2015 House Referred to the committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture
1/20/2015 Senate Senate concurred
5/27/2015 Joint Hearing scheduled for 06/02/2015 from 01:00 PM-05:00 PM in 437
6/2/2015 Joint Hearing rescheduled to 06/02/2015 from 01:00 PM-05:00 PM in A-2
9/29/2016 House Accompanied a study order, see H4654

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