HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1365        FILED ON: 1/18/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 172

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Stephen Kulik

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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 regulating residential paving.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Date Added:

Stephen Kulik

1st Franklin

1/18/2017

John W. Scibak

2nd Hampshire

 

José F. Tosado

9th Hampden

 

Gailanne M. Cariddi

1st Berkshire

 

Carlos González

10th Hampden

 

 



HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1365        FILED ON: 1/18/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 172

By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 172) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to include paving contractors in the laws regulating home improvement contractors.  Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 217 OF 2015-2016.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninetieth General Court
(2017-2018)

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An Act regulating residential paving.

 

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 142A of the general laws, as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking the definition “residential contracting” and inserting in place thereof the following definition:-

“Residential Contracting”, the reconstruction, alteration, renovation, repair, modernization, conversion, improvement, removal, or demolition, or the construction of an addition to any pre-existing owner occupied building containing at least one but not more than four dwelling units, which building or portion thereof is used or designed to be used as a residence or dwelling unit, to structures which are adjacent to such residence or building or the application of any paving material, including but not limited to oil based paving and sealing materials, on a ground surface of the property of such residence from or adjacent to an area accessible to the property from a public or private way.

SECTION 2. Section 14 of chapter 142A of the general laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 43, the words “; or asphalt and driveway installation and maintenance.”