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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3639         FILED ON: 3/21/2011

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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Cleon H. Turner, (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 HANDICAPPED PARKING.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

William B. Saint

212 Upper County Rd. Unit 1B


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3639        FILED ON: 3/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 4059

By Mr. Turner of Dennis (by request), a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William B. Saint relative to handicapped parking in municipal parking facilities.  Transportation.


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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AN ACT RELATIVE TO HANDICAPPED PARKING.
 

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

              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. Chapter 40 of the general laws, as appearing in the 2008 official edition, is hereby amended by inserting, after section 22G a new section 22H, “No municipality shall charge a fee and no penalty shall be imposed for the parking of any vehicle owned and driven by a disabled veteran or by a handicapped person and bearing the distinctive number plates authorized by section 2 of chapter 90, or for any vehicle transporting a handicapped person and displaying the special parking identification plate authorized by section 2 of chapter 90, or for any vehicle bearing the official identification of a handicapped person issued by any other state or any Canadian providence parked at a municipally owned parking meter, on street, in a municipal parking lot, or within a municipally owned parking garage.”

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