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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT PERMITTING THE CITY OF REVERE TO ESTABLISH PENALTIES AND LIENS FOR WATER METER ORDINANCE VIOLATIONS

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

SECTION 1. The city of Revere may: (i) issue citations; (ii) establish appeal and hearing processes for the citations; (iii) file real estate liens to collect unpaid fines, penalties or assessments from the citations; and (iv) avail itself of any and all relevant enforcement or procedural provisions provided in chapter 40U of the General Laws for violations of the water ordinance of the city.

SECTION 2. This act shall apply only to those violations that are separate and distinct from violations of the health, sanitary, housing, fire, building, plumbing or electrical code of the city of Revere or the commonwealth.

SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, September 12, 2018