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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1127         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1533

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Michael F. Rush

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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 recognizing Massachusetts State Parks Day.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Michael F. Rush

Norfolk and Suffolk

Edward F. Coppinger

10th Suffolk

Michael R. Knapik

Second Hampden and Hampshire

James B. Eldridge

Middlesex and Worcester

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1127        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1533

By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1533) of Michael F. Rush, Edward F. Coppinger, Michael R. Knapik, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation to authorize the Governor to issue a proclamation setting apart the first Wednesday in May as state parks day.  State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1616 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act recognizing Massachusetts State Parks Day.
 

              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. Chapter 6 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after Section 15OOOOO, the following section:-

              Section 15PPPPP. The governor shall annually issue a proclamation setting apart the first Wednesday in May as Massachusetts State Parks Day in recognition of the importance to promote, enhance and maintain the Commonwealth’s park land and recreational facilities, aiming to create a world class parks system, and recommend that the day be observed in an appropriate manner by the people.

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