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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3497        FILED ON: 2/13/2013

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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Ronald Mariano and John F. Keenan

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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 authorizing the city of Quincy to establish neighborhood speed reduction zones.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Ronald Mariano

3rd Norfolk

John F. Keenan

Norfolk and Plymouth

Bruce J. Ayers

1st Norfolk

Tackey Chan

2nd Norfolk

Martin J. Walsh

13th Suffolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3497        FILED ON: 2/13/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3546

By Representative Mariano of Quincy and Senator Keenan, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Ronald Mariano, John F. Keenan and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Quincy be authorized to establish neighborhood speed reduction zones.  Transportation.  [Local Approval Received.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act authorizing the city of Quincy to establish neighborhood speed reduction zones.

 

              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 the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 90, Section 17 or any other general or special law or regulation to the contrary, the City of Quincy is hereby authorized to establish by ordinance and posted signage on public ways, under the care and custody of the City, that are functionally classified local road, neighborhood speed reduction zones which shall be defined as the territory contiguous to which is built up with structures devoted to business, or the territory contiguous to which the dwelling houses are situated at such distances as will average less than one hundred feet between them for a distance of one eighth (1/8) of a mile or over.

              SECTION 2. In any Neighborhood Speed Reduction Zone, the City of Quincy may by ordinance and posted signage, under the direction of the Commissioner of Public Works take such action as may be necessary to reduce vehicular speed to twenty (20) miles per hour.

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

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