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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1054         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1784

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Richard J. Ross

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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 to reduce car emissions.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Richard J. Ross

Norfolk, Bristol, and Middlesex

Bruce E. Tarr

 

Daniel B. Winslow

9th Norfolk


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1054        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1784

By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1784) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr and Daniel B. Winslow for legislation to reduce car emissions.  Transportation. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1898 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act to reduce car emissions.
 

              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 Massachusetts Department of Transportation in consultation with the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs shall, in order to prevent unnecessary vehicle idling, and thus excessive auto emissions, examine the possibility of removing all traffic signs that read "no turn on red." Where it is determined that a sign is not required for traffic safety reasons, the sign shall be removed.             

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