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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1485         FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 779

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

George N. Peterson, Jr.

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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 an underground storage tank petroleum product cleanup fund.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

George N. Peterson, Jr.

9th Worcester

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester

Donald H. Wong

9th Essex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1485        FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 779

By Mr. Peterson of Grafton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 779) of George N. Peterson, Jr. and others for legislation to establish an Underground Storage Tank Petroleum Product Cleanup Fund.  Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1152 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to an underground storage tank petroleum product cleanup 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 29 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting, after section 2XXX, the following section:---

              "Section 2YYY. There shall be established and set up on the books of the commonwealth a separate fund to be known as the Underground Storage Tank Petroleum Product Cleanup Fund. Amounts credited to said fund shall be used, subject to appropriation, for the purposes set forth in chapter 21J. There shall be credited to such fund: any fees, penalties, and other amounts collected pursuant to said chapter 21J; any appropriation, grant, gift or other contribution explicitly made to such fund; and any interest earned on monies within the fund. Expenditures made from said fund during any fiscal year shall not exceed the cash balance of said fund as of December 31 of the calendar year preceding the beginning of such fiscal year less the total of the amounts specified in subsections (b), (c) and (d) of section 4 of said chapter 21J." .

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