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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1298         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 960

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Richard T. Moore

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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 empowering zoning boards of appeals.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Richard T. Moore

Worcester and Norfolk


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1298        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 960

By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 960) of Richard T. Moore for legislation to empower zoning boards of appeals.  Municipalities and Regional Government. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1043 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act empowering zoning boards of appeals.
 

              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 40B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting, after section 21, the following new section:- 

              Section 21A. During hearings and appeals held by a zoning board of appeals regarding low or moderate income housing projects seeking a comprehensive permit, members of the zoning board of appeals may raise and argue all relevant concerns without restriction.

              SECTION 2. This act shall take effect on July 1, 2014.

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