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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 624        FILED ON: 1/19/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1791

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Karen E. Spilka

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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 freezing the tolls..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Karen E. Spilka

 

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex

Carolyn C. Dykema

8th Middlesex

Thomas M. McGee

Third Essex and Middlesex

Cynthia S. Creem

 

Tom Sannicandro

7th Middlesex

Michael O. Moore

 


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 624        FILED ON: 1/19/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1791

By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1791) of Karen E. Spilka, Chris Walsh, Carolyn C. Dykema, Thomas M. McGee and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to freezing the tolls.  Transportation. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1961 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 freezing the tolls..

 

              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. Paragraph (18) of section 3 of chapter 6C of the General Laws, as inserted by Chapter 25 of the Acts of 2009, is hereby amended by striking out the words, “fix and revise from time to time and charge and collect tolls for transit over the metropolitan highway system and the turnpike” and insert in place thereof the following words:- “charge and collect tolls for transit over the metropolitan highway system and the turnpike; said tolls shall be fixed at the rates in place on January 1, 2008.

                              SECTION 2. Subsection (a) of section 13 of chapter 6C of the General Laws, as inserted by Chapter 25 of the Acts of 2009, is hereby amended by striking out, in the first sentence, the following words:- “and, from time to time, fix and revise”.

                              SECTION 3. Subsection (b) of section 13 of chapter 6C of the General Laws, as inserted by Chapter 25 of the Acts of 2009, is hereby amended by striking out, in the first sentence, the following words:- “and, from time to time, fix and revise”. 

                              SECTION 4. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, tolls collected for transit over the Tobin Memorial Bridge, owned and operated by the Massachusetts Port Authority, shall be fixed at the rates in place on January 1, 2008.

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