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Amendment

 

January Session, 2017

LCO No. 8901

   
 

*SB0094308901HDO*

Offered by:

 

REP. HAMPTON, 16th Dist.

 

To: Senate Bill No. 943

File No. 275

Cal. No. 657

(As Amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A")

"AN ACT CONCERNING THE INSTALLATION OF CERTAIN SOLAR FACILITIES ON PRODUCTIVE FARMLANDS. "

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2017) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, any applicant for a solar photovoltaic facility with a capacity of two or more megawatts to be located on prime farmland or forestland shall be required to seek and obtain approval of the planning and zoning commission or board of any municipality where such facility will be located. "

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Sec. 501

July 1, 2017

New section