HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 903        FILED ON: 1/14/2015

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 685

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Danielle W. Gregoire

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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 regarding underground storage tank remediation.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Danielle W. Gregoire

4th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 903        FILED ON: 1/14/2015

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 685

By Miss Gregoire of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 685) of Danielle W. Gregoire relative to the payment of damages caused by the release of petroleum from underground storage tanks.  Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.

 

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 regarding underground storage tank remediation.

 

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.  Notwithstanding any provision of the General or Special Laws, citizens of the Commonwealth subject to damage caused by the release of petroleum from an underground storage tank shall be eligible to recover funds remediating personal expenses, loss of property value, and pain and suffering.  Said funds shall be paid from the fund enumerated in Mass General Laws Chapter 21J.