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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1307         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1379

 

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 granting property tax relief to seniors.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Richard T. Moore

Worcester and Norfolk


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1307        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1379

By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1379) of Richard T. Moore for legislation to grant property tax relief to seniors.  Revenue. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1488 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act granting property tax relief to seniors.
 

              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.  Section 5 of chapter 59 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following new section:--

              Fifty-eighth.  Upon the acceptance of this section by a city or town, the board of assessors may grant real and personal property tax abatement up to 100 per cent of the total tax assessed to a resident who has attained the age of 75, subject to eligibility criteria to be established by the board of assessors.

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