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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2316         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2772

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Denise Andrews

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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 the tree or tree emblem of the Commonwealth.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin

Scott Hyman

 

Gloria L. Fox

7th Suffolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2316        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2772

By Ms. Andrews of Orange, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2772) of Denise Andrews, Scott Hyman and Gloria L. Fox for legislation to change the official tree and tree emblem of the Commonwealth from the American elm to the northern red oak.  State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to the tree or tree emblem of the Commonwealth.
 

              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 2 of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking out section 8, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, and inserting in place thereof the following section:-
             
Section 8. The northern red oak (Quercus rubra) shall be the tree or tree emblem of the commonwealth.

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