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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 267         FILED ON: 1/15/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 100

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Jennifer L. Flanagan

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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 to maintain public water systems.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Jennifer L. Flanagan

Worcester and Middlesex

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 267        FILED ON: 1/15/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 100

By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 100) of Jennifer L. Flanagan and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to maintain public water systems.  Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 85 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act to maintain public water systems.
 

              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 146 of the Massachusetts General Laws is hereby amended by inserting a new Section 88A: Sprinkler Fitters, inapplicability of provisions, as follows:

              Chapter 146: Section 88A. Sprinkler Fitters, inapplicability of provisions

              Section 88A.  The provisions of sections eighty-one to eighty six, inclusive, relative to the examining and licensing of sprinkler fitters shall not apply to sprinkler fitting performed by a person regularly in the employ of a public water system for work related to the installation, repair, testing and maintenance of hydrants and appurtenant pipes and valves that are within the jurisdiction of the public water system nor shall such provisions apply to utility contractors, approved and working for the public water system, for work related to the installation, repair, testing and maintenance of hydrants and appurtenant pipes and valves within the jurisdiction of the public water system.  Said non-applicability shall apply only to work related to hydrants and appurtenant pipes and valves and shall not include work on any other component of a fire protection sprinkler system.

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