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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1698         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1856

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Stephen Kulik

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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 municipal public works mutual aid.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Stephen Kulik

1st Franklin

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin

Thomas J. Calter

12th Plymouth

Anne M. Gobi

5th Worcester

Sarah K. Peake

4th Barnstable

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex

William Smitty Pignatelli

4th Berkshire


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1698        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1856

By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1856) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to a statewide public works municipal mutual aid agreement .  Municipalities and Regional Government. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3386 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 municipal public works mutual aid.
 

              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 4K of Chapter 40 of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking subsection (b) and inserting in place thereof the following:-

              (b) There shall be a statewide public works municipal mutual aid agreement to facilitate the provision of public works resources across jurisdictional lines for and in the case of a public works incident and for maintenance that requires mutual aid assistance from 1 or more municipalities. The mutual aid assistance to be provided under the agreement shall include, but not be limited to, services related to public works, personnel, equipment, supplies and facilities to prepare for, prevent, mitigate, respond to and recover from public works incidents.

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