HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2061        FILED ON: 1/19/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1891

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Todd M. Smola

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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 to authorize firefighter motorcycle license plates.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Timothy R. Whelan

1st Barnstable


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2061        FILED ON: 1/19/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1891

By Mr. Smola of Warren, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1891) of Todd M. Smola and Timothy R. Whelan that the Registrar of Motor Vehicles be authorized to issue firefighter motorcycle license plates.  Transportation.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3087 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 to authorize firefighter motorcycle license plates.

 

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.  Chapter 90 of the Massachusetts General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after Section 6C the following:-

Section 6D: The registrar, upon payment of the fee required in Section thirty-three, shall furnish to members of any municipal fire department, or members retired in good standing, a special distinctive firefighter motorcycle license plate for use on private motorcycles owned and operated by such firefighter. No such firefighter motorcycle license plate shall be issued or renewed until proper certification has been made to the registrar by the head of the fire department that the applicant is or was a member of the fire department.

In addition to the fee required in Section thirty-three, there shall be an additional fee of ten dollars for the issuance and renewal of such firefighter motorcycle license plate to be collected by the registrar and paid to the Massachusetts Firefighters Academy Trust Fund pursuant to Section 165A of Chapter 6 of the General Laws.