HB 834 Irrigation systems; state-owned buildings and private property. 
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Summary as introduced:
Irrigation systems; state-owned buildings and private property.  Requires the Division of Engineering and Buildings, in every state-owned building or facility designed, constructed, or substantially altered after July 1, 2008, that includes as part of such design, construction, or alteration the installation of an outdoor automatic sprinkler or irrigation system, to insure that such system shall have furnished and installed technology that inhibits or interrupts operation of the landscape irrigation system during periods of sufficient moisture or rainfall. The technology shall be adjustable either by the end user or the professional practitioner of landscape irrigation services. The bill also provides that every outdoor automatic sprinkler or irrigation system installed after July 1, 2008, by a landscape irrigation contractor shall be equipped with technology that inhibits or interrupts operation of the landscape irrigation system during periods of sufficient moisture or rainfall. The technology shall be adjustable either by the end user or the professional practitioner of landscape irrigation services. The bill provides that this latter provision shall not apply to systems operating on golf courses or agricultural lands.

Full text:
01/08/08  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 081809648  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/08/08  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 081809648
01/08/08  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/08  House: Assigned GL sub: FOIA
02/12/08  House: Left in General Laws