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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1509         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2712

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Elizabeth A. Poirier

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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 exempting farmers’ markets from certain property taxes.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

James E. Timilty

Bristol and Norfolk

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

Linda Dorcena Forry

12th Suffolk

Shaunna O'Connell

3rd Bristol

Keiko M. Orrall

12th Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1509        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2712

By Mrs. Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2712) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others for legislation to exempt farmers’ markets from certain property taxes.  Revenue. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 4143 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 exempting farmers’ markets from certain property taxes.
 

              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 2B of chapter 59 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting, in line 18, after the words “and laws”, the following:

              provided further, that, subject to section 4 of chapter 4, for the purposes of this section, a farmers’ market, as defined by the Massachusetts department of agricultural resources, shall be considered a public purpose.

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