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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1558         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1755

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Paul Adams

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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 relative to double pole fines.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Paul Adams

17th Essex

Steven L. Levy

4th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1558        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1755

By Mr. Adams of Andover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1755) of Paul Adams and Steven L. Levy relative to the installation and removal of new poles by distribution or telephone companies.  Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An act relative to double pole fines.
 

              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 34B of chapter 164 of the Genera l Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “pole;” in line 5, the following:-  

              "provided further, that a city or town may enforce this section by the enactment of a local ordinance or bylaw prohibiting double poles beyond the ninety days authorized by this section, violation of which may be punish able by a fine not to exceed a maximum of one thousand dollars per occurrence.".

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