HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2754        FILED ON: 1/20/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2448

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Diana DiZoglio, (BY REQUEST)

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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 prohibiting smoking near public housing buildings.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Brian J. Coppola

400 Merrimack Street, Methuen, MA 01844


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2754        FILED ON: 1/20/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2448

By Ms. DiZoglio of Methuen (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2448) of Brian J. Coppola relative to smoking near public housing buildings.  Public Health.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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

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An Act prohibiting smoking near public housing buildings.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

Subsection (b) of section 22 of chapter 270 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following clause:- (4) Smoking shall be prohibited within 25 feet of any building within a development for housing owned or operated by a housing authority pursuant to chapter 121B.  The department of housing and community development shall post, in a clear and conspicuous manner, a sign on each building within the development, notifying persons of the smoking prohibition, in a form approved by the department of public health.