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SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3912


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts




House of Representatives, March 13, 2012.

BILL #:  S02074

BILL STATUS:  Favorable with Amendment





For the committee,


HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3912

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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Twelve



              The Committee on Ways and Means recommends that the bill be amended by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in place thereof the following:-

              “SECTION 1. Section 9H of chapter 723 of the acts of 1983 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 1 and 6, the words „quality engineering‟, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance,  the following word:- protection.

              SECTION 2. Said section 9H of said chapter 723 is hereby further amended by inserting after the  word ‘recreation’, in line 9, the following words:- or renewable energy, notwithstanding any rule  or regulation to the contrary, in accordance with a permit issued by said department pursuant to CMR 19.000.

              SECTION 3. Section 122 of chapter 169 of the acts of 2008 is hereby amended by striking out the figure ‘2012’ and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- 2014.

              SECTION 4. Section 2 shall apply to any closed landfills so that the parties to any deed restriction existing on the effective date of this act may amend it to allow for renewable energy use.”.

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