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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3256         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3101

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Brian R. Mannal

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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 designating each of 2 certain bridges in the town of Barnstable as the U.S. Navy SEAL Kevin A. Houston Veterans Memorial Bridge.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Brian R. Mannal

2nd Barnstable


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3256        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3101

By Mr.  Mannal of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3101) of Brian R. Mannal for legislation to designate the state highway Route 6 bridges spanning Route 132 in the town of Barnstable as the “U.S. Navy SEAL Kevin A. Houston Veterans Memorial".  Transportation. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act designating each of 2 certain bridges in the town of Barnstable as the U.S. Navy SEAL Kevin A. Houston Veterans Memorial Bridge.
 

              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. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the state highway Route 6 bridges spanning Route 132 in the town of Barnstable shall be designated and known as the “U.S. Navy SEAL Kevin A. Houston Veterans Memorial” in honor and recognition of U.S. Navy SEAL Kevin A. Houston and all other Cape Cod and Islands residents who have served with distinction in the United States armed forces. The department of highways shall erect and maintain suitable markers bearing such designation in compliance with the standards of the department.

              SECTION 2. The highway division shall erect and maintain conspicuous signs, plaques, or markers on either side of the overpasses  for the purpose of recognizing U.S. Navy Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer Kevin A. Houston stating, "The Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Citizens of Cape Cod hereby recognize the sacrifice of United States Navy Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Kevin A. Houston, who gave his life in service of his country in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan on August 6, 2011.” and shall comply with the standards of the division.

              SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

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