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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1687         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1748

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Robert L. Hedlund

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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 clarification for the definition, testing regulations, and enforcement of motorcycle sound emissions.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Robert L. Hedlund

 

Marc T. Lombardo

22nd Middlesex

Anne M. Gobi

5th Worcester

Joyce A. Spiliotis

12th Essex

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable

Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.

12th Hampden

Bruce E. Tarr

 

Michael R. Knapik

 

George T. Ross

2nd Bristol

Steven S. Howitt

4th Bristol

Christine E. Canavan

10th Plymouth

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

David T. Vieira

3rd Barnstable

James B. Eldridge

 


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1687        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1748

By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1748) of Robert L. Hedlund, Marc T. Lombardo, Anne M. Gobi, Joyce A. Spiliotis and other members of the General Court for legislation to clarify the definition, testing regulations and enforcement of motorcyle sound emissions.  Transportation. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to the clarification for the definition, testing regulations, and enforcement of motorcycle sound emissions.
 

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

              Section 16 of chapter 90, as appearing in the 1998 Official Edition and amended September 1, 2007, is hereby amended following the sentence ending with:

              (2) with an exhaust system which has been modified in a manner which will amplify or increase the noise emitted by the exhaust.

              by appending the new sentence/clause:

              In determining if a motorcycle is in compliance, the definitions, testing regulations, and maximum sound levels as defined in Chapter 90, Sections 7T, 7S, and 7U, will be applied.

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