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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 359         FILED ON: 1/16/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1678

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Thomas M. McGee

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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 Gold Star Family vanity registration plates..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Thomas M. McGee

Third Essex

Lori A. Ehrlich

8th Essex

Sal N. DiDomenico

Middlesex and Suffolk

Robert F. Fennell

10th Essex

Jennifer E. Benson

37th Middlesex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 359        FILED ON: 1/16/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1678

By Mr. McGee, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1678) of Thomas M. McGee, Lori A. Ehrlich, Sal N. DiDomenico, Robert F. Fennell and other members of the General Court  for legislation relative to Gold Star Family vanity registration plates.  Transportation. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1759 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 Gold Star Family vanity registration plates..
 

              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 90 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the twentieth paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-

              The registrar shall furnish without charge to owners of private passenger motor vehicles, who are parents, children, siblings, grandchildren or spouses of members of the military who were killed in action upon presentation of satisfactory evidence of such status as determined by the registrar, distinctive registration plates that read "Gold Star Family'' for one private passenger motor vehicle owned and principally used by such persons or a distinctive "Gold Star Family'' emblem to be affixed to a registration plate for a motorcycle privately owned and principally used by such persons. The registrar may issue a distinctive “Gold Star Family” registration of up to 6 characters for one private passenger motor vehicle owned and principally used by such persons.

              SECTION 2. This act shall take effect 180 days after its passage.

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