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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1376        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 403

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Bruce E. Tarr

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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 to restore the public trust for tidelands.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex

Ann-Margaret Ferrante

5th Essex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1376        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 403

By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 403) of Bruce E. Tarr and Ann-Margaret Ferrante for legislation to restore the public trust for tidelands.  Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 390 OF 2011-2012.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act to restore the public trust for tidelands.

 

              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. Chapter 91 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereto the following new section:

              Section 64. Exclusivity of authority

              The authority to review and grant applications for tidelands licenses granted to the department under this chapter is exclusive and may not be delegated or assumed by any other agency without express legislative approval.

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