[ Text of section effective until January 1, 2013. For text effective January 1, 2013, see below.]
Section 33. No hearing before a committee of the general court, or of either branch thereof, shall be advertised at the expense of the commonwealth in more than two newspapers published in any county, nor more than twice in any newspaper; and no hearing on a matter of special legislation affecting the interest of only a portion of the commonwealth shall be advertised in any newspapers except in those published daily in the county of Suffolk and in the localities directly interested therein, if there are any so published, otherwise in those published weekly. No hearing shall be advertised where the parties in interest can readily be reached by notices sent by mail.
Chapter 3: Section 33. Publication of bulletins of rules committee hearings
[ Text of section as recodified by 2012, 165, Sec. 6 effective January 1, 2013. See 2012, 165, Sec. 137. For text effective until January 1, 2013, see above.]
Section 33. The committees on rules of the 2 branches, acting concurrently, shall publish electronically during each regular session of the general court bulletins of committee hearings.