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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2159 189th (2015 - 2016)

An Act improving outdoor lighting and increasing dark-sky visibility

The committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1751) of Cynthia S. Creem, Sean Garballey, Alice Hanlon Peisch and James B. Eldridge for legislation to promote energy efficient lighting, conserve energy, regulate outdoor night lighting, and reduce light pollution; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2878) of Sean Garballey and others relative to the installation of new permanent outdoor lighting fixtures and the cost of operating such fixtures,- reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2159).

Bill Information

Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy

Bill History

Displaying 7 actions for Bill S.2159
Date Branch Action
3/7/2016 Senate Reported from the committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy
3/7/2016 Senate New draft of H2878 and S1751
3/7/2016 Senate Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means
7/21/2016 Senate Committee recommended ought to pass with an amendment, substituting therefor a new draft, see S2453
7/21/2016 Senate Rules suspended
7/21/2016 Senate Read second
7/21/2016 Senate New draft substituted, see S2453

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