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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 498         FILED ON: 1/16/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1164

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Stanley C. Rosenberg

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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 biennial elevator inspections.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Stanley C. Rosenberg

Hampshire, Franklin and Worcester


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 498        FILED ON: 1/16/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1164

By Mr. Rosenberg, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1164) of Stanley C. Rosenberg for legislation relative to elevator inspections.  Public Safety and Homeland Security. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to biennial elevator inspections.
 

              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 64 of Chapter 143 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amending by inserting, in line 6, after the word “years” the following:-

              provided, however, that wheelchair lifts, dumbwaiters, vertical reciprocating conveyors, and limited-use/limited-application elevators shall be inspected at intervals of not less than two years;.

              SECTION 2.  Section 71E of Chapter 143 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting, in line 4, after the words “car lifts” the following:-

              , limited-use/limited-application elevators,.

              SECTION 3.  Section 71E of Chapter 143 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting, after the first paragraph, the following:-

              A limited-use/limited-application elevator shall be defined as a power passenger elevator with a weight capacity that does not exceed 1,400 lbs; has a travel distance that does not exceed twenty-five feet; and is not integrated with a fire detection system.

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