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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3796        FILED ON: 6/6/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3669

By Representative Straus of Mattapoisett and Senator Rodrigues,  a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of William M. Straus and Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to preserve public water supplies in Assawompset Ponds Complex communities.  Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Eleven



An Act to preserve public water supply in Assawompset Ponds Complex communities.


              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: To reserve a percentage of the Maximum Safe Yield for public water supply, as determined by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, for the use or future use of communities directly abutting Assawompset, Pocksha, Great Quittacas, Little Quittacas and Long Ponds; said percentage to be determined in consultation with DEP and surrounding communities

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