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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3884        FILED ON: 9/27/2013

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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Claire D. Cronin and Thomas P. Kennedy


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 driver’s licenses and identification cards photographs.






Claire D. Cronin

11th Plymouth

Thomas P. Kennedy

Second Plymouth and Bristol

Michael D. Brady

9th Plymouth

Patricia A. Haddad

5th Bristol

Katherine M. Clark

Fifth Middlesex

Paul J. Donato

35th Middlesex

Angelo L. D'Emilia

8th Plymouth

Michael J. Rodrigues

First Bristol and Plymouth

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex

Brian R. Mannal

2nd Barnstable

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk

Christine E. Canavan

10th Plymouth

Keiko M. Orrall

12th Bristol

Paul McMurtry

11th Norfolk

James Arciero

2nd Middlesex

Robert M. Koczera

11th Bristol

Colleen M. Garry

36th Middlesex

Marc R. Pacheco

First Plymouth and Bristol

Leonard Mirra

2nd Essex

Ellen Story

3rd Hampshire

James M. Murphy

4th Norfolk

Barry R. Finegold

Second Essex and Middlesex

Marcos A. Devers

16th Essex

David M. Rogers

24th Middlesex

Jeffrey N. Roy

10th Norfolk

Gailanne M. Cariddi

1st Berkshire

Bruce J. Ayers

1st Norfolk

Paul R. Heroux

2nd Bristol

Marjorie C. Decker

25th Middlesex

Tricia Farley-Bouvier

3rd Berkshire

Ryan C. Fattman

18th Worcester

Mary S. Keefe

15th Worcester

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

Christopher M. Markey

9th Bristol

Aaron Vega

5th Hampden

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3884        FILED ON: 9/27/2013

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By Representative Cronin of Easton and Senator Kennedy, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Claire D. Cronin, Thomas P. Kennedy and others relative to photographs used for driver’s licenses and identification cards.  Transportation. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act relative to driver’s licenses and identification cards photographs.


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

              Paragraph 11 of section 8 of chapter 90 of the general laws, as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following sentence:-  Upon renewal, the prior photograph of a licensee, may be re-used if the licensee presents documentation by a licensed physician that such licensee has undergone medical treatment resulting in hair loss temporarily changing the physical characteristics of such licensee in such straightforward looking view or other facial image capture; provided, however that such re-use shall be limited to 1 year.

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