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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1565         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1504

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Paul McMurtry

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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 the donations of leftover food by restaurants and cafeterias.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Paul McMurtry

11th Norfolk

Keiko M. Orrall

12th Bristol

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

Ellen Story

3rd Hampshire

David B. Sullivan

6th Bristol

John W. Scibak

2nd Hampshire

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk

Angelo M. Scaccia

14th Suffolk

Tom Sannicandro

7th Middlesex

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex

Donald Humason

 

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex

John P. Fresolo

16th Worcester

Sal N. DiDomenico

Middlesex and Suffolk

Brian A. Joyce

Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth

Josh S. Cutler

6th Plymouth

Matthew A. Beaton

11th Worcester

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester

Angelo L. D'Emilia

8th Plymouth

James R. Miceli

19th Middlesex

Jonathan D. Zlotnik

2nd Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1565        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1504

By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1504) of Paul McMurtry and others relative to the donations of leftover food by restaurants and cafeterias.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3156 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to the donations of leftover food by restaurants and cafeterias.
 

              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.  Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, food service establishments, including restaurants and cafeterias may donate their edible leftover cooked food and nonperishable food to local food pantries and assistance shelters and shall be allowed to take a tax credit or deduction for same.  The food service establishment shall not be held liable in the event of any harm resulting to a person from the ingestion of any item of donated food described in this section.             

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