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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1536         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 713

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Cynthia S. Creem

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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 for the waiver of fees for contesting motor vehicle infractions.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Cynthia S. Creem

First Middlesex and Norfolk

Patricia D. Jehlen

Second Middlesex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1536        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 713

By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 713) of Cynthia S. Creem and Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation to provide for the waiver of fees for contesting motor vehicle infractions.  The Judiciary. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 700 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act providing for the waiver of fees for contesting motor vehicle infractions.
 

              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. The first paragraph of paragraph (4) of subsection (A) of section 3 of chapter 90C of the General Laws, as amended by chapter 27 of the acts of 2009, is hereby further amended by striking the following:- “magistrate.” and replacing it with the following:-  “magistrate; provided, however, that the fee shall be waived or refunded if the hearing results in a ruling that the violator is not responsible.”

              SECTION 2:  Subsection (a) of section 13 of chapter 6C of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following new sentence:- Upon the completion of a successful appeal, violation administrative fees shall be refunded.

              Subsection (b) of section 13 of Chapter 6C of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following new sentence:- Upon the completion of a successful appeal, violation administrative fees shall be refunded.

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