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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1879         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3052

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

John P. Fresolo

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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 authorizing translators for learner's permit tests.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

John P. Fresolo

16th Worcester

Antonio F. D. Cabral

13th Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1879        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3052

By Mr. Fresolo of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3052) of John P. Fresolo and Antonio F. D. Cabral relative to authorizing translators for motor vehicle learner's permit tests.  Transportation. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3611 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act authorizing translators for learner's permit tests.
 

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

              Section 8B of chapter 90 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:-

              All non-English speaking applicants for a learner’s permit shall be entitled to have a translator on the premises before such applicant takes such learner’s permit test.  The registrar shall place within all registry of motor vehicle locations signs stating that there are translators available in 48 different languages that and that such applicants may ask for assistance by a translator while taking such test.

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