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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1786         FILED ON: 2/18/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3517

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Alice K. Wolf, (BY REQUEST)

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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 funeral processions.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Alice K. Wolf

25th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1786        FILED ON: 2/18/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3517

By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3517) of Alice K. Wolf relative to vehicles being operated in funeral processions.  Transportation. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An act relative to funeral processions.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Subsection (b) of section 14A of chapter 85 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out paragraph (3) and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-

              (3) A vehicle being operated in any funeral procession shall have its headlights and taillights illuminated, and shall have a 12" x 12" purple placard, flag or other reasonably noticeable device above the vehicle's roof-line, either on the roof itself or protruding from the vehicle's window on a rod, to indicate that the vehicle is part of the funeral procession.

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