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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4046        FILED ON: 1/14/2014

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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Paul McMurtry


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 junior operator's licenses.






Paul McMurtry

11th Norfolk

Michael F. Rush

Norfolk and Suffolk

James Arciero

2nd Middlesex

James M. Cantwell

4th Plymouth

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

Susan Williams Gifford

2nd Plymouth

Kate Hogan

3rd Middlesex

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

Jay Livingstone

8th Suffolk

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester

Alice Hanlon Peisch

14th Norfolk

David M. Rogers

24th Middlesex

Jeffrey N. Roy

10th Norfolk

Jonathan D. Zlotnik

2nd Worcester

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4046        FILED ON: 1/14/2014

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By Mr. McMurtry of Dedham, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Paul McMurtry and others for legislation to expand the hours of motor vehicle operation for junior operators.  Transportation. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Fourteen



An Act relative to junior operator's licenses.


              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. The fifth paragraph of section 8 of chapter 90 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the first sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:-

              No person holding a junior operator's license shall operate a motor vehicle between the hours of 12:30 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. unless the person is accompanied by a parent or legal guardian or operating the vehicle as a means of access to or from an organized school event, including athletic events, scheduled by the school, or an organization thereof, wherein the person is actively enrolled as a student. 

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