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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 234        FILED ON: 1/9/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2957

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Timothy R. Madden

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act to restore local control in coastal communities of the Commonwealth.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Timothy R. Madden

Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket

Sarah K. Peake

4th Barnstable

Cleon H. Turner

1st Barnstable

Brian R. Mannal

2nd Barnstable


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 234        FILED ON: 1/9/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2957

By Mr. Madden of Nantucket, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2957) of Timothy R. Madden and others for legislation to authorize coastal cities and towns to designate certain coastal areas as exclusion zones for wind turbine development.  Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2620 OF 2011-2012.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act to restore local control in coastal communities of the Commonwealth.

 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Chapter 21 F of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following section:

              Section 8: Any coastal city or town acting through its mayor with the approval of the city council, through its manager and town council in a town having town council form of government, or through its board of selectmen and town meeting in any other town may designate a proposed area of coastal waters adjacent to said city or town or a land area within the boundaries of said city or town as a “wind development exclusion zone.”

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