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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3171        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Paul A. Schmid, III


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 septic systems.






Paul A. Schmid, III

8th Bristol

David B. Sullivan

6th Bristol

Angelo M. Scaccia

14th Suffolk

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex

Timothy R. Madden

Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket

Carl M. Sciortino, Jr.

34th Middlesex

William N. Brownsberger

Second Suffolk and Middlesex

Frank I. Smizik

15th Norfolk

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

John H. Rogers

12th Norfolk

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

Theodore C. Speliotis

13th Essex

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3171        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3343

By Mr. Schmid of Westport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3343) of Paul A. Schmid, III and others for legislation to authorize the Department of Environmental Management to grant certain loans from the Water Pollution Abatement Trust Fund.  Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act relative to septic systems.


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

              Subsection (a) of section 27A of chapter 21 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:-

              The department may approve a loan for costs for a project deemed to be a nitrogen impaired embayment. The department may also approve a loan for costs for small developers or homeowners owning 2 or more lots in nitrogen sensitive areas, provided that, the system does not sustain more than 10,000 gallons per day.

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