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2014 House Bill 5886: Add windmills to farm operations lawsuit preemption law
Introduced by Rep. Jeff Irwin D-Ann Arbor on October 2, 2014
To include operation of “wind energy conversion systems” (windmills or turbines) in a “right to farm” law that preempts “nuisance” lawsuits on the basis of farm operations that conform with generally accepted agricultural and management practices as defined by a state commission, or nuisance suits against a farm that existed before changes in land use or occupancy within a mile of the farm, with some exceptions.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Energy and Technology Committee on October 2, 2014