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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 558         FILED ON: 1/16/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1699

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Richard J. Ross

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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 enhancing local road construction.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Richard J. Ross

Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex

Robert L. Hedlund

Plymouth and Norfolk

Michael R. Knapik

Second Hampden and Hampshire


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 558        FILED ON: 1/16/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1699

By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1699) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr, Robert L. Hedlund and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to enhance local road construction and speed limits.  Transportation. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act enhancing local road construction.
 

              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 3 of Chapter 6C of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after subsection 48 the following new subsection:-

              (49) Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, in order to promulgate efficiency and cost-savings, the department shall not, whether, as a condition of state funding or otherwise, require any city or town to construct or reconstruct any public way with a design speed that exceeds the posted speed that shall be assigned to that public way by the city or town upon completion of construction or reconstruction.

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