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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 2069        FILED ON: 5/8/2014

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2136

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Therese Murray

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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 AUTHORIZING  THE TOWN OF PLYMOUTH TO ESTABLISH AN 1820 COURTHOUSE FUND..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Therese Murray

Plymouth and Barnstable

Viriato Manuel deMacedo

1st Plymouth

Thomas J. Calter

12th Plymouth

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 2069        FILED ON: 5/8/2014

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2136

By Ms. Murray, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2136) of Therese Murray, Viriato Manuel deMacedo, Thomas J. Calter and Randy Hunt (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Plymouth to establish an 1820 courthouse fund.  Municipalities and Regional Government.  [Local Approval Received.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Fourteen

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AN ACT AUTHORIZING  THE TOWN OF PLYMOUTH TO ESTABLISH AN 1820 COURTHOUSE FUND..

 

              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. Notwithstanding section 53 of chapter 44 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the town of Plymouth may establish in the town treasury a separate special revenue account to be known as the 1820 Courthouse Fund and may appropriate monies in the fund to finance the construction, demolition, renovation, operation and related costs of the 1820 courthouse and associated properties.  Amounts received by the town annually under section 2 of chapter 64L of the General Laws from the local sales tax imposed upon the sale of restaurant meals in the town of Plymouth shall be deposited into the fund. Interest earned shall remain with and become part of the fund.

                       SECTION 2.  The fund established pursuant to section 1 shall expire on June 30, 2040.

                       SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

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