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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3126         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2925

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Nick Collins

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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 regulating regular inspection of utility poles and other structures.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Nick Collins

4th Suffolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3126        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2925

By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2925) of Nick Collins for legislation to require regular inspections and reports on the safety and connections of utility poles and other structures.  Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act regulating regular inspection of utility poles and other structures.
 

              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 34 of Chapter 166 as appearing in the 2010 official edition is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following new paragraph as follows:-

              “A person or a corporation owning or operating a pole or other structure on over or under streets shall be required to inspect such poles or structures for safety and connections at least every few years and shall maintain a report on the condition of such polls or other structures which shall be open to public inspection.”

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