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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 642         FILED ON: 1/18/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 923

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

David Paul Linsky

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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 signs on the Massachusetts Turnpike.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

David Paul Linsky

5th Middlesex

Tom Sannicandro

7th Middlesex

Thomas P. Conroy

13th Middlesex

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex

Alice Hanlon Peisch

14th Norfolk

James B. Eldridge

 

Karen E. Spilka

 


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 642        FILED ON: 1/18/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 923

By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 923) of David Paul Linsky and others for legislation to restrict the use of certain signs on the Massachusetts Turnpike.  Transportation. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3263 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to signs on the Massachusetts Turnpike.
 

              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 81A of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 4 the following new section:—

              Section 4A.  The Turnpike shall not allow the construction of any sign advertising any gasoline station, restaurant or other services to be erected or maintained on the Massachusetts Turnpike that is larger than 80 square feet in area, excluding support, or is higher than 30 feet from the ground, measured from the highest part of the sign.  Signs in existence on the effective date of this statute advertising any gasoline station, restaurant or other services erected or maintained on the Massachusetts Turnpike which are more than 80 square feet in area, excluding supports, or higher than 30 feet from the ground measured from the highest point of the sign, shall not be illuminated by any artificial means before 6:00 A.M. or after 10:00 P.M.

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