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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2071         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2890

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Walter F. Timilty

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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 resolve:

Resolve establishing a special commission to conduct an investigation and study relative to permitting advertising on state websites.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Walter F. Timilty

7th Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2071        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2890

By Mr. Timilty of Milton, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 2890) of Walter F. Timilty relative to an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) authorizing the placement of advertisements on websites of the Commonwealth.  State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1750 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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Resolve establishing a special commission to conduct an investigation and study relative to permitting advertising on state websites.

 

Resolved,               There is hereby established a special commission to study the feasibility of permitting private sector advertising on state websites.  The Commission shall study and analyze whether private sector advertising on state websites is a practicable initiative to generate revenue.

              The Commission shall consist of 3 members of the Senate, 5 members of the House of Representatives, one of whom shall be the house chairman of the science and technology committee, and 3 persons to be appointed by the governor.

              Said study shall include, but not be limited to, the issue of fair market compensation for use of state property, the ability to screen advertisements and the authority of state agencies to sell advertising space.

              The Commission shall issue a report no later than 270 days after its first organizational meeting.

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