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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 663         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1352

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Brian A. Joyce

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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 property tax rebates for senior citizens.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Brian A. Joyce

Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 663        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1352

By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1352) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation relative to property tax rebates for senior citizens.  Revenue. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1466 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 property tax rebates for senior citizens.
 

              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 59 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after section 59A the following section:-

              Section 59B. In a city or town which accepts the provisions of this section, the city or town may appropriate funds for and grant property tax rebates in an amount not to exceed $750 annually to persons who qualify for a credit on their Massachusetts income tax under subsection (k) of section 6 of chapter 62 of the General Laws or persons 65 years of age or older who are not required to file Massachusetts state income taxes.

              SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

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