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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1190         FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1999

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Louis L. Kafka

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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 cemetery and crematory inspections and penalties.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk

Kathi-Anne Reinstein

16th Suffolk

Martin J. Walsh

13th Suffolk

John H. Rogers

12th Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1190        FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1999

By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1999) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to cemetery and crematory inspections and penalties.  Public Health. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to cemetery and crematory inspections and penalties.
 

              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 2A of Chapter 114 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended, in line 8, by striking out the number “$50” and substituting in place thereof the words “one hundred dollars”

              Section 2: Section 9 of Chapter 114 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended, in line 8, by striking out the word “twenty” and substituting in place thereof the words “one hundred”

              Section 3: Section 37 of Chapter 114 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended, in line 3, by striking out the word “one” and substituting in place thereof the word “two”

              Section 4: Chapter 114 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after section 37 the following section:-

              Section 37A. Cemetery and crematory inspections

              Boards of health will conduct annual inspections of each cemetery and crematory within the town.  Any violations of this chapter shall be reported within one week of the date of inspection, to the department of public health.

              Section 5: Section 42 of Chapter 114 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended, in line 5, by striking out the word “twenty” and substituting in place thereof the words “one hundred”

              Section 6: Section 45A of Chapter 114 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended, in line 6, by striking out the word “fifty” and substituting in place thereof the words “one hundred”

              Section 7: Section 50 of Chapter 114 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended, in line 2, by striking out the word “fifty” and substituting in place thereof the words “one hundred”

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