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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 231         FILED ON: 1/9/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3097

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Timothy R. Madden

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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 speed limits in historic districts.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Timothy R. Madden

Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable

Brian R. Mannal

2nd Barnstable

Cleon H. Turner

1st Barnstable


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 231        FILED ON: 1/9/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3097

By Mr. Madden of Nantucket, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3097) of Timothy R. Madden and others relative to speed limits in historic districts.  Transportation. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 926 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 speed limits in historic districts.
 

              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 1 of chapter 90 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 official edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the definition of “Heavy duty platform trailer”, the following new definition:-

              “Historic district”, a group of buildings, properties or sites of land that have been designated historically or architecturally significant by the local city or town.

              SECTION 2.  Section 17 of said chapter 90, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 13, the words “or (4)” and inserting in place thereof the following:-

              “(4) inside a designated historic district at a rate of speed exceeding the rate established by the local municipality, or (5)”.

              SECTION 3, This act shall take effect upon its passage.

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