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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1689        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2952


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Stephen Kulik


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 double poles.






Stephen Kulik

1st Franklin

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin

Marjorie C. Decker

25th Middlesex

Marcos A. Devers

16th Essex

Eileen M. Donoghue

First Middlesex

Anne M. Gobi

5th Worcester

Kenneth I. Gordon

21st Middlesex

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

David Paul Linsky

5th Middlesex

Sarah K. Peake

4th Barnstable

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

Jeffrey N. Roy

10th Norfolk

John W. Scibak

2nd Hampshire

Cleon H. Turner

1st Barnstable

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1689        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2952

By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2952) of Stephen Kulik and others relative to double utility poles.  Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. 


SEE HOUSE, NO. 1769 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act relative to double poles.


              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 34B of chapter 164 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “pole;” in line 5, the following:-

              provided further, that a city or town may enforce this section by the enactment of a local ordinance or bylaw prohibiting double poles beyond the ninety days authorized by this section, violation of which may be punishable by a fine not to exceed a maximum of one thousand dollars per occurrence.

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