S.201 - Protection of Military Airfields from Wind Turbine Encroachment Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX] (Introduced 01/24/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/24/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (text of measure as introduced: CR S447) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.201 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (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 30-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.