SECTION 1. Section 7C of chapter 89 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2018 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the definition of “Recovery vehicle” the following definition:-
"Utility vehicle," a vehicle being used to install, maintain, repair, operate or restore communications service, electric or gas distribution or transmission service in an emergency and that is operated by an employee of or a person under contract with a company incorporated for the transmission of intelligence by electricity or by telephone or an electric distribution, transmission or distribution company as defined by section 1 of chapter 164.
SECTION 2. Subsection (b) of said section 7C of said chapter 89, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the words “maintenance vehicle”, the following words:- “, utility vehicle”.
SECTION 3. Paragraph (1) of said subsection (b) of said section 7C of said chapter 89, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the words “maintenance vehicle”, the following words:- “, utility vehicle”.
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