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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 774         FILED ON: 1/14/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2914

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Antonio F. D. Cabral

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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 relative to improving public safety and reducing construction costs.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Antonio F. D. Cabral

13th Bristol

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 774        FILED ON: 1/14/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2914

By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2914) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and Cory Atkins relative to excavation designed to minimize direct contact with utilities.  Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to improving public safety and reducing construction costs.
 

              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 40 of chapter 82 of the general laws, as appearing in the 2010 official edition, is hereby amended, at the end of line 27, by inserting the following new definition:-

“ ‘Non-Mechanical Means’ shall mean excavation using any device or tool manipulated by human power; including air vacuum, air blowing or similar methods of excavation designed to minimize direct contact with utilities.”

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