HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 92        FILED ON: 1/9/2015

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3035

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Timothy R. Madden

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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 speed limits in historic districts.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Timothy R. Madden

Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable

Jay D. Livingstone

8th Suffolk

Sarah K. Peake

4th Barnstable

Timothy R. Whelan

1st Barnstable


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 92        FILED ON: 1/9/2015

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3035

By Mr. Madden of Nantucket, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3035) of Timothy R. Madden and others relative to speed limits in historic districts.  Transportation.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3097 OF 2013-2014.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Eighty-Ninth General Court
(2015-2016)

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An Act relative to speed limits in historic districts.

 

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 1 of chapter 90 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 official edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the definition of “Heavy duty platform trailer”, the following new definition:-

“Historic district”, a group of buildings, properties or sites of land that have been designated historically or architecturally significant by the local city or town.

SECTION 2.  Section 17 of said chapter 90, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 13, the words “or (4)” and inserting in place thereof the following:-

“(4) inside a designated historic district at a rate of speed exceeding the rate established by the local municipality, or (5)”.

SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.