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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 872         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1342


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Patricia D. Jehlen


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 to increase the property tax deferral for seniors..






Patricia D. Jehlen

Second Middlesex

Paul McMurtry

11th Norfolk

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester

Sal N. DiDomenico

Middlesex and Suffolk

James M. Murphy

4th Norfolk

Thomas M. Stanley

9th Middlesex

James B. Eldridge

Middlesex and Worcester

Kate Hogan

3rd Middlesex

Danielle W. Gregoire

4th Middlesex

Jennifer E. Benson

37th Middlesex

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex

SENATE DOCKET, NO. 872        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1342

By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1342) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Paul McMurtry, Michael O. Moore, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase the property tax deferral for seniors.  Revenue. 


SEE SENATE, NO. 1459 OF 2011-2012.]

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act to increase the property tax deferral for seniors..

              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 5 of chapter 59 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Offiical Addition, in subsection 41A (2), is hereby amended by striking out, in line 968, the words, “the amount of income determined by the commissioner of revenue for the purposes of subsection (k) of section 6 of chapter 62, for a single person who is not a head of household” and inserting in place thereof the following words:-  “$65,000”.

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