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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 5058        FILED ON: 6/7/2010

HOUSE  .   .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 4741



The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



James Arciero, James B. Eldridge


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 Relative To The Town Of Littleton Electric Light Department






James Arciero

2nd Middlesex

James B. Eldridge

Middlesex and Worcester

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand and Nine



An Act Relative To The Town Of Littleton Electric Light Department.


              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.      Notwithstanding section 129C of Chapter 149 of the General Laws, Lineworkers and Qualified Persons employed by the Town of Littleton Electric Light Department may work on live wires, electrical equipment or other energized conductors up to 25,000 volts phase-to-phase or 14,400 volts phase-to-ground directly with rubber gloves, when de-energizing is not feasible and only when following the applicable provisions of the American Public Power Association Safety Manual (2008, or latest edition), concerning proper safe work practices, personal protective equipment and clothing.

SECTION 2.      This act shall take effect upon passage. 


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