SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2086

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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In the Year Two Thousand Twenty-Two

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SENATE, March 18, 2014.

The committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy to whom was referred the (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1589) of James B. Eldridge, Michael Barrett, James Arciero, Elizabeth A. Poirier and other members of the General Court  for legislation relative to water meter testing fees, reports recommending that the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2086).

 

For the committee,

Benjamin B. Downing



        FILED ON: 3/18/2014

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2086

 

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Fourteen

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An Act relative to water meter testing fees.

 

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 39I of chapter 40 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the words "rate for such quarter or", in line 5, the following word:- billing;

SECTION 2.  Said section 39I of said chapter 40, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out, in lines 12 to 14, inclusive, the words "and in no case shall the expense so required to be paid exceed three dollars for each examination and test".

SECTION 3.  Said section 39I of said chapter 40, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 15, the words “two per cent of accuracy” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- American Water Works Association (AWWA) accuracy standards