HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1224        FILED ON: 1/16/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2790

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

William M. Straus

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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 relative to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

William M. Straus

10th Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1224        FILED ON: 1/16/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2790

By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2790) of William M. Straus relative to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation's bidding process.  State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3381 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 relative to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.

 

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to assist the Massachusetts department of transportation's building program, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.
 

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 3 of chapter 6C of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking, in lines 173-174, the words “and sections 44A to 44H, inclusive, of chapter 149”. 

SECTION 2.  Section 14 of said chapter 6C, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking, in line 3, the words “and sections 44A to 44H, inclusive, of chapter 149”. 

SECTION 3.  Subsection (1) of section 44A of chapter 149 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting, in line 12, after the word “authority” the following words:-

“and the Massachusetts department of transportation”.

SECTION 4.  Section 14 of chapter 149A of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting, in line 3, after the word “project” the following words:-  or a building project.

SECTION 5.  Section 15 of said chapter 149A, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking, in line 1, the figure “8” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-  21.