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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2505         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3429

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Harold P. Naughton, Jr.

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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 municipal fees.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Harold P. Naughton, Jr.

12th Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2505        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3429

By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3429) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. relative to the collection and use of fees charged by municipalities.  Municipalities and Regional Government. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to municipal fees.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Chapter 40 of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following section:-

              70. A municipality, or agency thereof, may charge a fee in exchange for a service provided that the service benefits the party paying the fee in a manner not shared by other members of society, the party paying the fee has the option of not utilizing the service and the charges are collected to compensate the municipality, or agency thereof, that is providing the services for its expenses.

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