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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1572         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1469

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Brian A. Joyce

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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 creating the Borderland State Park trust fund .

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Brian A. Joyce

Norfolk, Bristol, and Plymouth


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1572        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1469

By Mr. Joyce, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1469) of Joyce for legislation to create the Borderland State Park trust fund  [Joint Committee on Revenue].


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act creating the Borderland State Park trust fund .
 

              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.  Chapter 92 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 34 the following section:-

                              Section (d). Notwithstanding any general or special law or administrative bulletin to the contrary and pursuant to section 34, there is hereby established and set up on the books of the commonwealth a separate fund, to be known as the Borderland State Park Trust Fund, which shall be used for the purposes of advancing recreational, educational and conservation interests, including, but not limited to, the construction and maintenance of facilities and infrastructure improvements for the area within the reservation. The trust shall receive, hold and expend with the advice of the Borderland Advisory Council, all fees generated by parking, permits, licenses and all other agreements not currently being directed to the General Fund relating to the use of the reservation land as authorized by the commission.  The department shall not make expenditures from this fund so as to cause the fund to be deficient.

                              SECTION 2. This law shall be commonly be referred to as "The William Hocking Law"

                              SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon passage. 

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