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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 385        FILED ON: 1/10/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 782


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



William Smitty Pignatelli


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 authorizing owners to utilize products from cows or goats.






William Smitty Pignatelli

4th Berkshire

Paul W. Mark

2nd Berkshire

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex

Aaron Vega

5th Hampden

Ryan C. Fattman

18th Worcester

John W. Scibak

2nd Hampshire

Nicholas A. Boldyga

3rd Hampden

Benjamin B. Downing

Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin and Hampden

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin

Jennifer E. Benson

37th Middlesex

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex

Danielle W. Gregoire

4th Middlesex

Carl M. Sciortino, Jr.

34th Middlesex

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 385        FILED ON: 1/10/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 782

By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 782) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others for legislation to exempt the personal use of milk and raw milk products by owners of cows and goats from certain laws governing the use of said products.  Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. 


SEE HOUSE, NO. 3273 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act authorizing owners to utilize products from cows or goats.


              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.  The second sentence of section 13 of chapter 94 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting, after the word "precluded", the following words: - ; and provided further, the provisions of this chapter shall be inapplicable to the owner, or any person owning a share of a cow or goat, who is using any product derived from such animal for personal consumption . 

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