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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2713         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3175

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Daniel B. Winslow

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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 increasing the speed limit on the Massachusetts Turnpike and on roadways with a posted limit of sixty-five miles per hour.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Daniel B. Winslow

9th Norfolk

Cleon H. Turner

1st Barnstable

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable

Angelo M. Scaccia

14th Suffolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2713        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3175

By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3175) of Daniel B. Winslow and others for legislation to increase the speed limit to seventy miles per hour on the Massachusetts Turnpike and on certain roadways with a posted limit of sixty-five miles per hour.  Transportation. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act increasing the speed limit on the Massachusetts Turnpike and on roadways with a posted limit of sixty-five miles per hour.
 

              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 17A of chapter 90 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 7, the word “sixty-five” and inserting in place thereof the following word:- “seventy”.

              SECTION 2. Section 18 of chapter 90 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting, in line 17, after the word “control.” the following words:-

              Unless otherwise prohibited by federal law, the maximum speed for motor vehicles traveling on roadways with posted speed limits of sixty-five miles per hour shall be increased to seventy miles per hour.

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