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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3334         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2991

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Ryan C. Fattman

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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 the costs for adoption.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Ryan C. Fattman

18th Worcester

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

Robert L. Hedlund

 

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Benjamin Swan

11th Hampden


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3334        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2991

By Mr. Fattman of Sutton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2991) of Ryan C. Fattman and others for legislation to grant a tax credit to certain attorneys who provide free legal services for adoption cases.  Revenue. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act to reduce the costs for adoption.
 

              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 6 of chapter 62 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following new subsection:

              (q) There is hereby established a credit for licensed Massachusetts attorneys who provide pro bono legal services in at least one adoption per year. The credit shall be no more than $2500 in each tax year.

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