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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 289         FILED ON: 1/15/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1623

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Eileen M. Donoghue

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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 resolve:

Resolve to establish a commission to study the feasibility of hosting the summer Olympics .

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Eileen M. Donoghue

First Middlesex

Sarah K. Peake

4th Barnstable

Colleen M. Garry

36th Middlesex

Michael R. Knapik

Second Hampden and Hampshire

Sal N. DiDomenico

Middlesex and Suffolk


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 289        FILED ON: 1/15/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1623

By Ms. Donoghue, a petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1623) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Sarah K. Peake, Colleen M. Garry, Michael R. Knapik and others for legislation to establish a commission to study the feasibility of hosting the summer Olympics .  Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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Resolve to establish a commission to study the feasibility of hosting the summer Olympics .

 

              Resolved, that a special commission is hereby established to study the feasibility of hosting the summer Olympics.  The commission shall consist of 9 members: 3 persons appointed by the governor, 2 persons to be appointed by the president of the senate, 1 person to be appointed by the minority leader of the senate, 2 persons to be appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives, and 1 person to be appointed by the minority leader of the house of representatives. 

              Said study shall include, but not be limited to, the prospects of working with other New England states and should seek input from local government and organizations, especially in our larger cities and other organizations and agencies.  The commission shall review all aspects of a prospective summer Olympics in Boston and the surrounding area, including, but not limited to, infrastructure, transportation, lodging, locations for events, costs, benefits, and any other factors the commission deems relevant.

              The commission shall submit its findings and recommendations, together with drafts of legislation necessary to carry those recommendations into effect by filing the same with the clerks of the house of representatives and senate, the house and senate committees on ways and means, and the joint committee on tourism, arts and cultural development not later than January 1, 2014.

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