LD 1559
Session - 126th Maine Legislature
H "A", Filing Number H-350, Sponsored by Fredette
LR 2160
Item 3
Bill Tracking, Additional Documents Chamber Status

Amend the bill by inserting after the title and before the enacting clause the following:

Emergency preamble. Whereas,  acts and resolves of the Legislature do not become effective until 90 days after adjournment unless enacted as emergencies; and

Whereas,  the University of Maine has developed an innovative deep-water offshore wind energy project that should be considered in the development of energy alternatives; and

Whereas,  it is necessary to ensure that the University of Maine's deep-water offshore wind energy project can be considered by the Public Utilities Commission for approval as a pilot project; and

Whereas,  in the judgment of the Legislature, these facts create an emergency within the meaning of the Constitution of Maine and require the following legislation as immediately necessary for the preservation of the public peace, health and safety; now, therefore,

Amend the bill by adding before the summary the following:

Emergency clause. In view of the emergency cited in the preamble, except as otherwise provided, this legislation takes effect when approved.


This amendment adds an emergency preamble and emergency clause to the bill.

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