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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1996         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1400

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Steven L. Levy

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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 providing fiscal relief to municipalities.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Steven L. Levy

4th Middlesex

Robert L. Hedlund

 

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

Shaunna O'Connell

3rd Bristol

Daniel K. Webster

6th Plymouth


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1996        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1400

By Mr. Levy of Marlborough, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1400) of Steven L. Levy and others relative to providing fiscal relief to municipalities.  Labor and Workforce Development.


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to providing fiscal relief to municipalities.
 

              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. Chapter 149 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding, after section 27H, the following section:

              “Section 27I. The ten preceding sections shall apply to the construction of public works by a city, town, or district only after a binding vote by the legislative body. For the purposes of this section, legislative body shall mean the town meeting in a town, the town council in a town without a town meeting, the city council in a city with the approval of the mayor or the city council in a Plan D or Plan E city with the approval of the manager, or as otherwise authorized in accordance with a duly adopted charter.”.

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