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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3444         FILED ON: 2/18/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3380

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

John D. Keenan

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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 utility poles.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

John D. Keenan

7th Essex

Susan C. Fargo

 

Paul W. Mark

2nd Berkshire

William N. Brownsberger

 

F. Jay Barrows

1st Bristol

Sarah K. Peake

4th Barnstable


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3444        FILED ON: 2/18/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3380

By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3380) of John D. Keenan and others relative to the use of double utility poles.  Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to utility poles.
 

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

              Section 34B of chapter 164 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “pole”, in line 9, the words:- ; provided, further that said distribution company or a telephone company shall not support a utility pole with another pole unless an emergency situation exists; and provided, further, that if another pole is used for support, such pole shall be removed not later than 14 days from the date of installation.

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