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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3782         FILED ON: 7/12/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3605

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

William M. Straus

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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 town of Marion to impose liens upon property for the collection of water bills.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

William M. Straus

10th Bristol

Marc R. Pacheco

First Plymouth and Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3782        FILED ON: 7/12/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3605

By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3605) of William M. Straus and Marc R. Pacheco (by vote of the town) that the town of Marion be authorized to impose liens upon properties in the towns of Rochester and Wareham which connect to the water and sewer systems of the town of Marion.  Municipalities and Regional Government.  [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 town of Marion to impose liens upon property for the collection of water bills.
 

              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 any general or special law to the contrary, the town of Marion, acting through the town of Marion Water and Sewer Commissioners, shall have all statutory powers necessary for the collection of water bills as provided for in G.L. c. 42A through c. 42F, and all statutory provisions related thereto, including the imposition of a lien, upon real property within the towns of Rochester and Wareham, Massachusetts to which the town of Marion currently provides or may provide in the future, public water for consumption and otherwise, said lien and other relief available to the town of Marion to be enforceable pursuant to the General Laws as if the real property receiving said public water was within the town of Marion, as authorized by Article 28, Annual Town Meeting 2013.

              SECTION 2.  This Act shall take effect upon its passage.

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