HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2305        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2665

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Daniel B. Winslow

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act to reduce the cost of constructing or improving roads.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Daniel B. Winslow

9th Norfolk

William N. Brownsberger

 

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex

Robert L. Hedlund

 

Richard J. Ross

Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2305        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2665

By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2665) of Walsh and others reducing the cost of constructing or improving roads  Joint Committee on Transportation.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act to reduce the cost of constructing or improving roads.

 

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 3 of Chapter 6C of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection (49): -

Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, in order to promulgate efficiency and cost-savings, the department shall not, whether, as a condition of state funding or otherwise, require any city or town to construct or reconstruct any public way with a design speed that exceeds the posted speed that shall be assigned to that public way by the city or town upon completion of construction or reconstruction.