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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 5029        FILED ON: 5/19/2010

HOUSE  .   .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 4714



The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Garrett J. Bradley, Robert L. Hedlund


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 passage of the accompanying bill:

An Act authorizing the town of Hingham to designate a check off box on its tax bills.






Garrett J. Bradley

3rd Plymouth

Robert L. Hedlund

Plymouth and Norfolk

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand and Nine



An Act authorizing the town of Hingham to designate a check off box on its tax bills.


Whereas , The deferred operation for this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is forthwith to make This act shall take effect upon its passage., therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.


              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.   The town of Hingham may be subject to the approval of the commission of revenue, designate a place on its municipal tax bills or motor vehicle excise tax bills, or mail with such tax bills a separate form whereby taxpayers of the town car voluntarily check off, donate and pledge an amount of money which shall increase the amount already due and which shall be paid over to the Hingham Veterans Council Assistance Fund for the support of Hingham Veterans and dependents in need in keeping with the purposes of the Hingham Veterans Council.


SECTION 2.   This act shall take effect upon its passage.


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