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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Paul R. Heroux

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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 farmers’ markets.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Paul R. Heroux

2nd Bristol

Leah Cole

12th Essex

Paul McMurtry

11th Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3901        FILED ON: 10/7/2013

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By Mr. Heroux of Attleboro, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul R. Heroux, Leah Cole and Paul McMurtry relative to farmers’ markets.  Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture. 

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to farmers’ markets.

 

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

              Chapter 128 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 1A the following section:-

              Section 1B. “Farmers' Market” shall mean a public market occurring multiple times per year operating for the primary purpose of connecting and mutually benefiting Massachusetts farmers, communities and shoppers and selling items that have been produced by at least two local farms directly to the public.

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