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SENATE DOCKET, NO.                 FILED ON: 11/17/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2077



The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Eleven



An Act to promote environmentally sound transportation of agricultural products.


              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. Section 30A of chapter 85 of the General Laws as appearing in the Official Edition of 2002, is hereby amended in line 1 after the words “owner or lessee of any” by adding the following words:— “commercial or farm”

              SECTION 2.  Said section 30A of said chapter 85, as so appearing, is hereby further amended in lines 16 to 17 after the words “gross vehicle weight rating” by deleting the phrase “and the weight for which it is registered"

              SECTION 3.  Section 5D (3) of chapter 90 of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following to the end of the third paragraph:- “Farm vehicles shall be allowed to carry up to the capacity they are rated provided they comply with the requirements of MGL Chapter 90 Section 19a.”

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