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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3741         FILED ON: 5/13/2011

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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

James M. Cantwell

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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 fair reimbursement to municipalities for costs relating to storms.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

James M. Cantwell

4th Plymouth

Garrett J. Bradley

3rd Plymouth


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3741        FILED ON: 5/13/2011

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By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James M. Cantwell and Garrett J. Bradley relative to reimbursement to municipalities for costs relating to storm damage.  Municipalities and Regional Government. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to fair reimbursement to municipalities for costs relating to storms.
 

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

              Section 85B of chapter 164 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding after the words “service outage” thereof the following:-

              ; provided further, that subsequent to extended outages that were caused as a result of a company failure, municipalities adversely affected by extended outages shall be able to recover such costs incurred as a consequence of monitoring downed lines, malfunctioning equipment, and other costs associated with said outages.

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