North Dakota - 1378 - 2017

To create and enact a new section to chapter 49-22 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to aircraft lighting detection systems on wind generators.

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Added On: 02-15-2017
Updated On: 08-30-2017
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsor: David Clemens (Republican)





Actions (28)

  • 01-16-2017 - Introduced, first reading, referred Industry, Business and Labor Committee
  • 01-23-2017 - Committee Hearing 02:00
  • 02-01-2017 - Committee Hearing 10:00
  • 02-02-2017 - Reported back amended, do pass, amendment placed on calendar 14 0 0
  • 02-03-2017 - Amendment adopted, placed on calendar
  • 02-09-2017 - Second reading, passed, yeas 74 nays 17
  • 02-17-2017 - Received from House
  • 02-17-2017 - Introduced, first reading, referred Energy and Natural Resources Committee
  • 03-02-2017 - Committee Hearing 02:00
  • 04-03-2017 - Reported back amended, do pass, amendment placed on calendar 7 0 0
  • 04-04-2017 - Amendment adopted, placed on calendar
  • 04-04-2017 - Second reading, passed as amended, yeas 46 nays 1
  • 04-04-2017 - Returned to House (12)
  • 04-05-2017 - Refused to concur
  • 04-05-2017 - Conference committee appointed Beadle Laning Dobervich
  • 04-07-2017 - Conference committee appointed Unruh Cook Roers
  • 04-12-2017 - Reported back from conference committee, placed on calendar (House accede)
  • 04-13-2017 - Conference committee report rejected
  • 04-19-2017 - Conference committee report adopted
  • 04-19-2017 - Second reading, passed, yeas 83 nays 8
  • 04-19-2017 - Reported back from conference committee, amend, placed on calendar
  • 04-19-2017 - Reported back from conference committee, amend, placed on calendar
  • 04-20-2017 - Signed by Speaker
  • 04-20-2017 - Sent to Governor
  • 04-20-2017 - Signed by President
  • 04-20-2017 - Conference committee report adopted
  • 04-20-2017 - Second reading, passed as amended, yeas 45 nays 1
  • 04-25-2017 - Signed by Governor 04/24

Votes (5)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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No
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Passed
02-09-2017House1700yes
04-04-2017Senate100yes
04-19-2017House800yes
04-19-2017House800yes
04-20-2017Senate100yes

Sponsors (5)

News (2)

Proposed wind turbine lighting mandate sees debate - Bismarck Tribune
Published by bismarcktribune.com
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 22:56:19 GMT

Duncan and others also suggested amending HB1378 to allow for all technologies for wind turbine lighting; they believed the bill's language only allows for one type of technology that's in its early stages of being implemented on wind energy turbines.

Wind turbine lighting system bill clears Legislature - Bismarck Tribune
Published by bismarcktribune.com
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:14:44 GMT

Over the next few years, nighttime views in North Dakota will see improvement as the frequency of blinking red lights atop wind turbines will be reduced. House Bill 1378 passed the North Dakota Senate by a 45-1 vote Thursday morning with no debate.