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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1759         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1154

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

George N. Peterson, Jr.

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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 areas of critical environmental concern.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

George N. Peterson, Jr.

9th Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1759        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1154

By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1154) of George N. Peterson, Jr. relative to areas of critical environmental concern. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 801 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 areas of critical environmental concern.
 

              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. Subsection (7) of Section 2 of Chapter 21A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following sentence:— "Prior to submitting a nomination to designate an area as an area of critical environmental concern, the person or persons leading the nomination, as listed in the pertinent regulations shall, at a minimum, hold one public information meeting at least 30 days prior to submitting the nomination. Notice of such a meeting shall be given through any means reasonably likely to inform a reasonable number of residents to be affected by the nomination." .

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