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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1320         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1451

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Kevin J. Kuros

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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 a Cable PEG Access Enterprise Fund.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Ryan C. Fattman

18th Worcester

Matthew A. Beaton

11th Worcester

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1320        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1451

By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1451) of Kevin J. Kuros and others for legislation to authorize cities and towns to establish cable enterprise funds for the support of educational and governmental channels.  Municipalities and Regional Government. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to a Cable PEG Access Enterprise Fund.
 

              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. Chapter 44 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after Section 53F½ the following new section:-

              Section 53F¾.  A city or town who accepts the provisions of this section pursuant to section 4 of chapter 4 may establish a separate account classified as a “Cable PEG Access enterprise fund,” in accordance with the requirements of section 53F ½, to hold all proceeds assessed to satisfy any requirements imposed on the cable operator by the franchise agreement to support public, educational, or governmental channels or the use of such channels.

              SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

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