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2019 House Bill 4740: Establish another “dark sky preserve”

Public Act 74 of 2020

Introduced by Rep. Aaron Miller (R) on June 20, 2019
To designate Dr. T. K. Lawless Park in Cass County as a “dark sky preserve.” The term is not defined in this or a related statute but in general it means restricting outdoor lighting to a minimum.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Committee on June 20, 2019
Reported in the House on December 10, 2019
Refer to the Committee on Ways and Means.
Referred to the House Ways and Means Committee on December 10, 2019
Reported in the House on February 11, 2020
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the Senate on February 26, 2020
Referred to the Senate Natural Resources Committee on February 26, 2020
Reported in the Senate on March 12, 2020
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the House on March 17, 2020
Passed 93 to 0 in the House on March 17, 2020.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on April 2, 2020

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