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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2004         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2619

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Marc T. Lombardo

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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 double poles.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Marc T. Lombardo

22nd Middlesex

Sean Garballey

23rd Middlesex

Sarah K. Peake

4th Barnstable


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2004        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2619

By Mr. Lombardo of Billerica, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2619) of Marc T. Lombardo, Sean Garballey and Sarah K. Peake for legislation to authorize cities and towns to prohibit  the use of double poles by utility companies for longer than ninety days.  Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to double poles.
 

              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 34B of chapter 164 of the Genera l Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “pole;” in line 5, the following:

              "provided further, that a city or town may enforce this section by the enactment of a local ordinance or bylaw prohibiting double poles beyond the ninety days authorized by this section, violation of which may be punishable by a fine not to exceed a maximum two hundred dollars per occurrence, per day."

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