HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 225        FILED ON: 1/9/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1334

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Bruce J. Ayers

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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 authorizing the Department of Highways to acquire land in the city of Quincy and the town of Milton for the purpose of flood control and prevention.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Bruce J. Ayers

1st Norfolk

Linda Dean Campbell

15th Essex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 225        FILED ON: 1/9/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1334

By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1334) of Bruce J. Ayers and Linda Dean Campbell for legislation to authorize the Department of Highways to acquire certain land in the city of Quincy and the town of Milton by eminent domain for flood control and prevention purposes.  The Judiciary.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 714 OF 2017-2018.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninety-First General Court
(2019-2020)

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An Act authorizing the Department of Highways to acquire land in the city of Quincy and the town of Milton for the purpose of flood control and prevention.

 

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 general or special law to the contrary, the department of highway may take by eminent domain on behalf of the commonwealth, under chapter 79 of the General Laws, certain land located in the city of Quincy and town of Milton for the purpose of alleviating and preventing flooding associated with any constructed state highway.