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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2208         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3039

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Angelo L. D'Emilia and Robert L. Hedlund

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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 clarification for the definition, testing regulations, and enforcement of motorcycle sound emissions.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Angelo L. D'Emilia

8th Plymouth

Robert L. Hedlund

Plymouth and Norfolk

Sarah K. Peake

4th Barnstable

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

James R. Miceli

19th Middlesex

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable

Bradford Hill

4th Essex

Marc T. Lombardo

22nd Middlesex

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

Christine E. Canavan

10th Plymouth

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2208        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3039

By Representative D'Emilia of Bridgewater and Senator Hedlund, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3039) of Angelo L. D'Emilia, Robert L. Hedlund and others for legislation to clarify the definition, testing regulations and enforcement of motorcyle sound emissions.  Transportation. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1748 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 clarification for the definition, testing regulations, and enforcement of motorcycle sound emissions.
 

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

              Section 16 of chapter 90, as appearing in the 1998 Official Edition and amended September 1, 2007, is hereby amended following the sentence ending with:

              (2) with an exhaust system which has been modified in a manner which will amplify or increase the noise emitted by the exhaust.

              by appending the new sentence/clause:

              In determining if a motorcycle is in compliance, the definitions, testing regulations, and maximum sound levels as defined in Chapter 90, Sections 7T, 7S, and 7U, will be applied.

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