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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3251         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1763

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Theodore C. Speliotis

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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 promoting public labor contracts for local residents.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Theodore C. Speliotis

13th Essex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3251        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1763

By Mr. Speliotis of Danvers, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1763) of Theodore C. Speliotis relative to promoting public labor contracts for local residents.  Labor and Workforce Development. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act promoting public labor contracts for local residents.
 

              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 149, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting, after section 44M, the following new section:- 
Section 44N:  In regards to projects estimated to cost in excess of five million dollars, as contracted for at the commencement of such project, any general bidder, sub-bidder, general contractor, or sub-contractor pursuant to sections forty-four E and forty-four F of the General Laws, shall make a good faith effort to hire, or contract for the services of, qualified and responsible persons of whom not less than fifteen percent of such persons reside within, or whose place of business or any affiliated business retains a physical nexus within, a radius of not less than twenty miles from the physical location in which the project applied for commenced, as assessed by the project’s schematic design at the time of such commencement.
SECTION 2: This act shall take effect upon passage.

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