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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1117        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 622

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Karen E. Spilka, (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 indemnity in installation of energy efficiency improvements in condominiums.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Karen E. Spilka

 

Lisa Pease

4 Village Way, Unit 3
Natick, MA 01760


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1117        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 622

By Ms. Spilka, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 622) of Spilka for legislation relative to indemnity in installation of energy efficiency improvements in condominiums [Joint Committee on Housing].

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to indemnity in installation of energy efficiency improvements in condominiums.

 

              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. Subsection (b) of section 5 of chapter 183A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting, in line 60, after the words, “subsection (5) of section 4” the following words:-

              "provided however, that such grant or designation shall not be contingent upon said unit owner signing an agreement that indemnifies the governing board if such grant or designation is to make an energy efficiency improvement.  For the purposes of this section, an energy efficiency improvement shall include, but shall not be limited to, installation of insulation, exterior doors, windows, fire rated doors that lead to the common area hallways, interior and exterior luminaries as defined in 527 CMR 12.00; provided further, that the board of building regulations and standards may promulgate regulations to add new energy efficiency improvements for the purposes of this section."

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