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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4295        FILED ON: 5/20/2014

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 4127

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

William M. Straus

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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 Shellfish Aquaculture license fees in the Town of Fairhaven.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

William M. Straus

10th Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4295        FILED ON: 5/20/2014

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 4127

By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4127) of William M. Straus (by vote of the town) that the town of Fairhaven be authorized to establish a per acre shellfish aquacultural license fee in said town.  Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.  [Local Approval Received.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Fourteen

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An Act Relative to Shellfish Aquaculture license fees in the Town of Fairhaven.

 

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

              Notwithstanding section 64 of chapter 130 of the General Laws, the town of Fairhaven, acting by and through its board of selectmen, may charge an annual fee of not less than $5 nor more than $200 per acre, or part thereof, for shellfish aquaculture licenses granted pursuant to section 57 of said chapter 130.  The board of selectmen shall fix the date the fee is to become due upon.  If any part of the fee is not paid within 6 months after it becomes due, the license shall thereupon be forfeited.

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