Chapter 164 of the Massachusetts General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following section:
(a) No tariff, tax or fee may be levied upon Massachusetts residents for the purpose of funding a natural gas pipeline that connects with a liquefied natural gas export terminal.
(b) This includes any fee to be levied by a gas or electric company upon gas or electric ratepayers in Massachusetts.
(c) Subsequent connection of a pipeline which was paid for in whole or in part by a tariff, tax or fee levied upon Massachusetts residents to a liquefied natural gas export terminal shall require reimbursement from the owner of the pipeline to residents in the full amount of what was collected.
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