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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1958         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 991

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Steven S. Howitt, (BY REQUEST)

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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 the definition of motor vehicle repair shop.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Ronald J. Guertin

61 Old Providence Rd


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1958        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 991

By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk (by request),  a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 991) of Ronald J. Guertin relative to the definition of motor vehicle repair shop.  Community Development and Small Businesses. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to the definition of motor vehicle repair shop.
 

              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 1 of chapter 100A of General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 official edition, is hereby amended by striking the definition of “Motor vehicle repair shop” and inserting in place thereof the following:

              ““Motor vehicle repair shop”, any person or entity which, for compensation, or with the intention or expectation of receiving the same, engages in the business of diagnosing or repairing malfunctions of or damage to motor vehicles, including auto body shops and retail stores which offer automotive services, but excluding:

              (a) the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the United States government and all agencies, departments and political subdivisions thereof;

              (b) any industrial or commercial establishment which repairs, services or maintains vehicles for its own use; and

              (c) gasoline service stations which engage solely in minor repair services such as changing or repairing tires, lubrication, replacing fan belts and oil and air filters, installing light bulbs, batteries, windshield wiper blades and other minor accessories, and the like.”.

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