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HOUSE DOCKET, NO.                 FILED ON: 5/21/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3475

 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to the spinal cord injury trust fund.
 

              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 59A of chapter 10 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 4, the figure “$50” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $75.

              SECTION 2.  Said section 59A of said chapter 10, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out, in lines 7 and 8, the words “5 or more moving violations or surchargeable offenses” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-  3 or more surchargeable events.

              SECTION 3.  Said section 59A of said chapter 10, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 9, the figure “$25” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-  $50.

              SECTION 4.  The fifth paragraph of section 20 of chapter 90 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out the fourth and fifth sentences and inserting in place thereof the following 2 sentences:-  In addition to any reinstatement fee, there shall be a surcharge of $75 assessed against a person who seeks a license reinstatement following a revocation or suspension for 3 speeding convictions under section 17 within a 1-year period or as a result of receiving 3 or more moving surchargeable events within any 3-year period. The first $50 of each surcharge shall be transferred by the registrar of motor vehicle to the state treasurer for deposit into the Spinal Cord Injury Trust Fund established in section 59A of chapter 10.

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