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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1146        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1474

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Kenneth J. Donnelly, (BY REQUEST)

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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 providing non-certified copies of records.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Mathews, Barbara

22 Drummer Boy Way
Lexington, MA 02420


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1146        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1474

By Mr. Donnelly (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1474) of Mathews, Barbara for legislation to lower the cost of creating record copies for historical researchers.  State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. 

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act providing non-certified copies of records.

 

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

              Section 19 of Chapter 46 of the General Laws, as appearing in the General Laws, is hereby amended by adding the following section:

              “Section 19D: The custodians of birth, marriage, and death records will provide non-certified copies of records on plain paper rather than safety paper. These copies will be marked "for research purposes only, not to be used as evidence." The cost will be 20% of the cost of a certified copy.”

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