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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 828        FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 867

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Michael F. Kane

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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 municipal light plants.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Michael F. Kane

5th Hampden

Alice Hanlon Peisch

14th Norfolk

James Arciero

2nd Middlesex

Donald F. Humason, Jr.

4th Hampden

James J. Lyons, Jr.

18th Essex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 828        FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 867

By Mr. Kane of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 867) of Michael F. Kane and others for legislation relative to municipal light plants.  Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1512 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 municipal light plants.

 

              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 47D of Chapter 164 of the General Laws as appearing in the 2004 Official Edition is hereby amended by striking out in lines 4-10 the words “when necessary for protecting trade secrets, confidential, competitively sensitive or other proprietary information provided in the course of proceedings conducted pursuant to this chapter when such municipal lighting board determines that such disclosure will adversely affect its ability to conduct business in relation to other entities making, selling, or distributing electric power and energy pursuant to this chapter” and inserting in place thereof the following words:-  when the municipal light plant manager determines that disclosure of trade secrets, confidential, competitively sensitive or other proprietary information will adversely affect the plant’s customers or its ability to conduct business.

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