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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1007         FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1712


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Sarah K. Peake


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 room rental rates.






Sarah K. Peake

4th Barnstable

John D. Keenan

7th Essex

Steven L. Levy

4th Middlesex

Timothy R. Madden

Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket

Shaunna O'Connell

3rd Bristol

Cleon H. Turner

1st Barnstable

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex

Daniel A. Wolf


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1007        FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1712

By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1712) of Sarah K. Peake and others relative to room rental rates under the room occupancy excise tax law.  Revenue. 


SEE HOUSE, NO. 2853 OF 2009-2010.]

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand Eleven



An Act relative to room rental rates.

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

              1.  Section 1 of chapter 64G of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting, after subsection (j), the following new subsection:-- 

              (k)  “Friends and Family Rate”, rooms rented to employees of an Operator and relatives and friends of employees at a rate determined by the Operator.

              2.  Section 1, subsection (j) of said chapter 64G is hereby amended by inserting, after the word “whatsoever.”, the following:-- “Rent for rooms rented under a Friends and Family Rate shall be based solely on the rate determined by the Operator.”             

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