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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Cleon H. Turner

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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 relative to handicapped parking.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Cleon H. Turner

1st Barnstable


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By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Cleon H. Turner for legislation to prohibit municipalities from imposing certain parking penalties or fees to disabled veterans and handicapped persons.  Transportation.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 4059 OF 2011-2012.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to handicapped parking.

 

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. Chapter 40 of the general laws, as appearing in the 2008 official edition, is hereby amended by inserting, after section 22G a new section 22H, “No municipality shall charge a fee and no penalty shall be imposed for the parking of any vehicle owned and driven by a disabled veteran or by a handicapped person and bearing the distinctive number plates authorized by section 2 of chapter 90, or for any vehicle transporting a handicapped person and displaying the special parking identification plate authorized by section 2 of chapter 90, or for any vehicle bearing the official identification of a handicapped person issued by any other state or any Canadian providence parked at a municipally owned parking meter, on street, in a municipal parking lot, or within a municipally owned parking garage.”