2015 House Bill 4727

Senate Roll Call 72: Passed

To prohibit the state aeronautics commission from allowing construction of a tower that does not comply with local zoning restrictions, and impose regulations and restrictions on “meteorological towers” erected to measure wind for commercial wind generation turbines. Owners of existing towers would be required to register them, paint them and place lights on the according to specifications in the bill, and meet other regulations. The National Safety Aviation Board has asked states to regulate these towers because they are hard for airplane pilots to see.

37 Yeas / 0 Nays
Republican (27 Yeas / 0 Nays)
Democrat (10 Yeas / 0 Nays)
Excused or Not Voting (1)