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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1291         FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3054

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Paul K. Frost

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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 entitling residents west of 128 to discounted access to the Massachusetts Turnpike.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1291        FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3054

By Mr. Frost of Auburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3054) of Paul K. Frost relative to discount tolls for certain motorists who participate in the fast lane toll program.  Transportation. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3214 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act entitling residents west of 128 to discounted access to the Massachusetts Turnpike.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Section 10 of chapter 354 of the Acts of 1952 is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof the following new sentence:— The Massachusetts Turnpike Authority is hereby directed to develop and institute a program providing discounted toll rates to residents who reside in communities that host any part of the Massachusetts Turnpike west of Route 128, and who participate in the E-ZPass MA program set forth by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, when they use the Massachusetts Turnpike. Such a discount shall be set at a rate which is not less than a ten percent discount off the maximum percentage toll provided by the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority to the residents of any other community in the Commonwealth.

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