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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 197        FILED ON: 1/8/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 822


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Cleon H. Turner


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 exempting towns from certain fees.






Cleon H. Turner

1st Barnstable

Thomas M. Menino (mayor of Boston)

Boston City Hall
One City Hall Square
Boston, MA 02201

Martin J. Walsh

13th Suffolk

Carlo Basile

1st Suffolk

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

Timothy R. Madden

Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin

Eileen M. Donoghue

First Middlesex

David M. Nangle

17th Middlesex

Kevin J. Murphy

18th Middlesex

Theodore C. Speliotis

13th Essex

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 197        FILED ON: 1/8/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 822

By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 822) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to exempting cities and towns from fees from the Massachusetts Oil and Hazardous Material Release Prevention and Response Act.  Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. 


SEE HOUSE, NO. 269 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act exempting towns from certain fees.


              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 3B of chapter 21E of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, is hereby amended, in line 30, by inserting after the word “excluding”, the following words:-

              “counties, cities, towns and”

              SECTION 2. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the fees owed by counties, cities, and towns prior to this act shall be waived.

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