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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2662         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3067

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Patricia A. Haddad

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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 spinal cord injury trust fund.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Patricia A. Haddad

5th Bristol

Marc R. Pacheco

First Plymouth and Bristol

Paul McMurtry

11th Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2662        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3067

By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3067) of Patricia A. Haddad, Marc R. Pacheco and Paul McMurtry relative to increasing the surcharge assessed  for reinstatement of drivers' licenses after certain speeding convictions and the funding of the spinal cord injury trust fund.  Transportation. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to the spinal cord injury trust fund.
 

              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. Paragraph (a) of section 59A of Chapter 10 of the Genera l Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 4, the figure “$50” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$100”

SECTION 2. Paragraph (a) of section 59A of Chapter 10 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 9, the figure “$25” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$50”

SECTION 3. Paragraph (a) of section 59A of Chapter 10 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 6, the figure “5” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “3”

SECTION 4.  The fifth paragraph of section 20 of chapter 90 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out the fourth and fifth sentences and inserting in place thereof the following 2 sentences:-  In addition to any reinstatement fee, there shall be a surcharge of $100 assessed against a person who seeks a license reinstatement following a revocation or suspension for 3 speeding convictions under section 17 within a 1-year period or as a result of receiving 3 or more violations or surchargeable offenses within a 3-year period.  The first $50 of each surcharge shall be transferred by the registrar of motor vehicle to the state treasurer for deposit into the Spinal Cord Injury Trust Fund established in section 59A of chapter 10.

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