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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 487         FILED ON: 1/19/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1745

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Robert L. Hedlund

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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 allow hybrid and alternate fuel vehicles in hov-designated highway lanes..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Robert L. Hedlund

 

David T. Vieira

3rd Barnstable

Bruce E. Tarr

 

Michael R. Knapik

 


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 487        FILED ON: 1/19/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1745

By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1745) of Robert L. Hedlund, David T. Vieira, Bruce E. Tarr and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to allow hybrid and alternate fuel vehicles in hov-designated highway lanes.  Transportation. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1920 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act to allow hybrid and alternate fuel vehicles in hov-designated highway lanes..
 

              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. (a) Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, motor vehicles designated by the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration or the department of environmental protection as hybrid or alternate fuel vehicles shall be authorized for travel on those lanes designated by the executive office of transportation and construction for use by high-occupancy vehicles.

              (b) The secretary of transportation and construction shall issue those regulations it considers necessary or appropriate to implement this act.

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