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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1169         FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3036

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Michael A. Costello

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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 expand the move over law for utility vehicles.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Michael A. Costello

1st Essex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1169        FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3036

By Mr. Costello of Newburyport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3036) of Michael A. Costello that vehicles owned and operated by a public utility or public service corporation or under contract to a public utility or public service corporation and performing emergency service be included under the "move over" law, so-called.  Transportation. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 910 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act to expand the move over law for utility vehicles.
 

              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 7 of Chapter 89 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “person,” in line 4, the following:-

              vehicles owned and operated by a public utility or public service corporation or any under contract to a public utility or public service corporation and performing emergency service,

              SECTION 2:  Section 7A of Chapter 89, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “ambulance,” in line 2, the following:-  public utility or public service corporation.

              SECTION 3:  Section 7C of Chapter 89, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the definition of “Person” the following definition:-

              “Public Utility vehicle”, any vehicle owned and operated by a public utility or public service corporation or any under contract to a public utility or public service corporation and performing emergency service.

              SECTION 4:  Section 7C of Chapter 89, as so appearing, is here by amended by inserting after the phrase “highway maintenance vehicle”, in line 24, the following:-  public utility vehicle.

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