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Protection of Military Airfields from Wind Turbine Encroachment Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that new wind turbines located near certain military installations are ineligible for the renewable electricity production credit and the energy credit.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
01/24/2017Introduced in House

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01/24/2017Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/24/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (3)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Farenthold, Blake [R-TX-27]* 01/24/2017
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3]* 01/24/2017
Rep. Russell, Steve [R-OK-5] 05/23/2017

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House Ways and Means01/24/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/24/2017)

Protection of Military Airfields from Wind Turbine Encroachment Act

This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make new wind facilities located near certain military installations ineligible for the tax credits for: (1) electricity produced from renewable resources, and (2) investments in qualified small wind energy property.

The bill applies to facilities that are originally placed in service after the enactment of this bill and are located within a 50-mile radius of: (1) an airfield or airbase that is under the jurisdiction of a military department and in active use; or (2) an air traffic control radar site, weather radar site, or aircraft navigation aid that is owned or operated by the Department of Defense and is a permanent land-based structure at a fixed location.