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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1115         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1589

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

James B. Eldridge

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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 water meter testing fees.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

James B. Eldridge

Middlesex and Worcester

Michael Barrett

Third Middlesex

James Arciero

2nd Middlesex

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex

Keiko M. Orrall

12th Bristol

Thomas A. Golden, Jr.

16th Middlesex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1115        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1589

By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1589) of James B. Eldridge, Michael Barrett, James Arciero, Elizabeth A. Poirier and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to water meter testing fees.  Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1661 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 water meter testing fees.
 

              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. The first sentence of section 39I of chapter 40 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the words "rate for such quarter or", in line 5, the following word:-  "billing"; and said section 39I is hereby further amended in the third sentence by striking out, in lines 12-14, the words "and in no case shall the expense so required to be paid exceed three dollars for each examination and test"; and said section 39I is hereby further amended in said sentence by striking out, in line 15, the words "two per cent of accuracy" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- "American Water Works Association (AWWA) accuracy standards".

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