HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4026        FILED ON: 7/12/2015

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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Timothy R. Whelan

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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 designating a certain bridge in the town of Barnstable as the Louis Karras memorial bridge.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Timothy R. Whelan

1st Barnstable


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4026        FILED ON: 7/12/2015

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3795

By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Timothy R. Whelan for legislation to designate a certain overpass in the town of Barnstable as the Louis Karras overpass.  Transportation.

 

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 designating a certain bridge in the town of Barnstable as the Louis Karras memorial bridge.

 

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. The overpass spanning state highway route 6 overpass at Phinney's/Hyannis Road between Exits 6 and 7 in the town of Barnstable shall be designated and known as the Louis Karras Overpass. Mr. Karras is a local hero and a veteran of World War II. He is a highly decorated veteran as the recipient of the Bronze Star, French Legion of Honor Medal, and Purple Heart. Suitable markers bearing said designation shall be attached thereto by the department of highways in compliance with the standards of said department.