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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3378         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3088

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Angelo M. Scaccia

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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 law of the road and bicyclists.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Angelo M. Scaccia

14th Suffolk

Aaron Michlewitz

3rd Suffolk

Thomas M. Menino

Mayor, City of Boston


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3378        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3088

By Mr. Scaccia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3088) of Michlewitz and Scaccia relative to including bicycles in the law under the law regulating moving vehicles on roadways and at intersections Joint Committee on Transportation.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3321 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 the law of the road and bicyclists.
 

              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 9 of chapter 89 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the sixth paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following:-

              For the purposes of this section the word, “vehicle”, shall include:

              1)  a motor vehicle as defined in Chapter 90, §1;

              2)  a trackless trolley; and

              2)  a bicycle regulated under Chapter 85 §11B.

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