HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 417        FILED ON: 1/12/2009

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 204



The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Nine



An Act incorporating carsharing in smart growth planning..


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. Section 2 of Chapter 40R, as appearing in the 2004 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting the following definition:-

“Carsharing organization,” means a corporation or cooperative that owns a fleet of one or more cars parked in common areas and retains a membership base that has exclusive access to the fleet on a timed basis. The registrar of motor vehicles shall promulgate regulations to further define “carsharing organization” as necessary.

SECTION 2. Section 1 of said chapter is hereby amended by inserting after the word “choices,” on line 9 the following words:-

“including carsharing,”