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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 275         FILED ON: 1/15/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1395

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Therese Murray

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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 establishing the Scusset Beach State Reservation Trust Fund and imposing a surcharge on certain fees charged for the use of Scusset Beach.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Therese Murray

Plymouth and Barnstable


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 275        FILED ON: 1/15/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1395

By Ms. Murray, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1395) of Therese Murray for legislation to establish the Scusset Beach State Reservation Trust Fund and imposing a surcharge on certain fees charged for the use of Scusset Beach.  Revenue. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act establishing the Scusset Beach State Reservation Trust Fund and imposing a surcharge on certain fees charged for the use of Scusset Beach.
 

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

              Chapter 10 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 35XX the following section:-

              Section 35YY.  (a) There shall be established the Scusset Beach State Reservation Trust Fund to be used, without further appropriation, for the long-term preservation and maintenance of Scusset Beach.  Any balance in the fund at the end of a fiscal year shall not revert to the General Fund but shall remain available for expenditure in subsequent fiscal years.  No expenditure made from the fund shall cause the fund to become deficient at any point during a fiscal year.

              (b) Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the department of conservation and recreation shall impose a surcharge of $2 upon each fee charged and collected from admission into, camping and parking in the Scusset Beach State Reservation. The additional monies collected from the surcharge shall be deposited into the fund.

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