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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1484         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1426

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Bruce E. Tarr

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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 dedicating a portion of the stabilization fund to cities and towns..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex

Richard J. Ross

Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex

Michael R. Knapik

Second Hampden and Hampshire

Carolyn C. Dykema

8th Middlesex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1484        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1426

By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1426) of Bruce E. Tarr, Richard J. Ross, Michael R. Knapik and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation to dedicate a portion of the stabilization fund to cities and towns.  Revenue. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1525 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act dedicating a portion of the stabilization fund to cities and towns..
 

              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 2H of chapter 29 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word "units.", in line 19, the following sentence:-

              "Not less than ten percent of the total amount of the fund shall be designated and set aside for the sole purpose of avoiding or mitigating reductions in the amounts distributed to cities and towns as local aid through programs, including but not limited to Chapter 70 educational funding, lottery aid and additional assistance; provided, however that funds may be expended from the fund for this purpose in addition to those prescribed in (1), (2) and (3) above."

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