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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2604         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 171

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Carl M. Sciortino, 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 incorporating carsharing in smart growth planning.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Carl M. Sciortino, Jr.

34th Middlesex

Jonathan Hecht

29th Middlesex

Martha M. Walz

8th Suffolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2604        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 171

By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 171) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr., Jonathan Hecht and Martha M. Walz for legislation to include car sharing as a principle for land development in smart growth planning.  Community Development and Small Businesses. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 90 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act incorporating carsharing in smart growth planning.
 

              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 2 of Chapter 40R, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting the following definition:-

              “Carsharing organization,” means a corporation or cooperative that owns a fleet of one or more cars parked in common areas and retains a membership base that has exclusive access to the fleet on a timed basis. The registrar of motor vehicles shall promulgate regulations to further define “carsharing organization” as necessary.

              SECTION 2. Section 1 of said chapter is hereby amended by inserting after the word “choices,” on line 9 the following words:-

              “including carsharing,”

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