HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1694        FILED ON: 1/19/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1898

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

William M. Straus and Steven S. Howitt

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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 clarifying the definition of commercial motor vehicles.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

William M. Straus

10th Bristol

Steven S. Howitt

4th Bristol

Thomas J. Calter

12th Plymouth


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1694        FILED ON: 1/19/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1898

By Messrs. Straus of Mattapoisett and Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1898) of William M. Straus, Steven S. Howitt and Thomas J. Calter for legislation to clarify the definition of commercial motor vehicles.  Transportation.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3101 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 clarifying the definition of commercial motor vehicles.

 

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 first paragraph of section 2 of chapter 90 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the seventh sentence the following sentence:- Applications by natural persons for registration of dual rear wheel axle pick-up trucks with 5 or more wheels on the ground and not used for commercial purposes shall not be classified as a commercial vehicle for the purposes of registration.