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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 918        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1653


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Sal N. DiDomenico


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 providing for the enhanced protection of the dig safe law.






Sal N. DiDomenico

Middlesex and Suffolk

Michael F. Rush

Norfolk and Suffolk

John F. Keenan

Norfolk and Plymouth

Josh S. Cutler

6th Plymouth

Carl M. Sciortino, Jr.

34th Middlesex

Tackey Chan

2nd Norfolk

Mark J. Cusack

5th Norfolk

Lori A. Ehrlich

8th Essex

David M. Nangle

17th Middlesex

Martin J. Walsh

13th Suffolk

Christine E. Canavan

10th Plymouth

John J. Lawn, Jr.

10th Middlesex

John P. Fresolo

16th Worcester

Edward F. Coppinger

10th Suffolk

Michael D. Brady

9th Plymouth

Nick Collins

4th Suffolk

Benjamin Swan

11th Hampden

Thomas A. Golden, Jr.

16th Middlesex

SENATE DOCKET, NO. 918        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1653

By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1653) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, John F. Keenan, Josh S. Cutler and other members of the General Court for legislation to provide for the enhanced protection of the dig safe law.  Transportation. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act providing for the enhanced protection of the dig safe law.


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

              Section 40A of chapter 82 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserted at the end thereof the following:-

              To receive a building permit from any city, town, or political subdivision, for any work requiring excavation, the individual shall provide certification of compliance with this section. The designation markings required by this section shall be performed by a trained utility employee.

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