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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4218         FILED ON: 1/17/2012

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3940

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Peter J. Durant

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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 clarifying homeowners right to perform electrical work.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Peter J. Durant

6th Worcester

Keiko M. Orrall

12th Bristol

George N. Peterson, Jr.

9th Worcester

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4218        FILED ON: 1/17/2012

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3940

By Mr. Durant of Spencer, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Peter J. Durant and others relative to the performance of electrical work by single family howeowners.  Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Twelve

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An Act relative to clarifying homeowners right to perform electrical work.
 

              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 3L of chapter 143 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following paragraph: -

              “Nothing in this section shall be construed to provide the inspector of wires with the authority to reject a permit application of an applicant who is not a certified electrician; provided, that the property indicated on the permit application is the applicant’s primary residence, the applicant is the owner of the property, and the property is no greater than a single family house.”

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