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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2918         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 181

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

John J. Binienda

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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 aiding cities and towns' snow and ice removal.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

John J. Binienda

17th Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2918        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 181

By Mr. Binienda of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 181) of John J. Binienda for legislation to authorize the State Lottery Commission to establish a fund from the sale of a certain Lottery ticket to assist cities and towns for snow and ice removal.  Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3107 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act aiding cities and towns' snow and ice removal.
 

              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 10 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after section 27A the following section:

              Section 27B.  The commission shall conduct a lottery for the benefit of cities and towns of the commonwealth who expense a deficit in its snow and ice budgets in any fiscal year.  The lottery shall be in the form of a 2 dollar scratch ticket known as Snow Bank.  The profits from such lottery shall be deposited in the Snow Bank Lottery Fund established by section 35 ½.

              SECTION 2.  Said chapter 10 is hereby further amended by inserting after section 35 the following section:

              Section 35 ½.  There shall be established and set up on the books of the commonwealth a separate fund, to be known as the Snow Bank Lottery Fund.  Said Fund shall consist of all revenues received from the sale of Snow Bank Lottery tickets.

              In order to provide local snow and ice removal the revenues shall be made available to cities and towns whose snow and ice removal budget are deficient in any fiscal years as determined by the comptroller.

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