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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 416         FILED ON: 1/11/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3094

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

David Paul Linsky

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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 signs on the Massachusetts Turnpike.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

David Paul Linsky

5th Middlesex

Alice Hanlon Peisch

14th Norfolk

Thomas P. Conroy

13th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 416        FILED ON: 1/11/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3094

By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3094) of David Paul Linsky, Alice Hanlon Peisch and Thomas P. Conroy for legislation to restrict the use of certain signs on the Massachusetts Turnpike.  Transportation. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 923 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to signs on the Massachusetts Turnpike.
 

              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 6C of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 3 the following new section:—

              Section 3A.  The department shall not allow the construction of any sign advertising any gasoline station, restaurant or other services to be erected or maintained on the Turnpike that is larger than 80 square feet in area, excluding support, or is higher than 30 feet from the ground, measured from the highest part of the sign.  Signs in existence on the effective date of this statute advertising any gasoline station, restaurant or other services erected or maintained on the Turnpike which are more than 80 square feet in area, excluding supports, or higher than 30 feet from the ground measured from the highest point of the sign, shall not be illuminated by any artificial means before 6:00 A.M. or after 10:00 P.M.

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