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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 5131        FILED ON: 7/9/2010

HOUSE  .   .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 4897



The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Robert L. Rice, Jr., Jennifer L. Flanagan


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 Place ment of a Certain Question on the Ballot To be Used at the 2010 Biennial State Election in the City of Gardner .






Robert L. Rice, Jr.

2nd Worcester

Jennifer L. Flanagan

Worcester and Middlesex

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand and Nine



An Act Authorizing the Placement of a Certain Question on the Ballot To be Used at the 2010 Biennial State Election in the City of Gardner .


              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 the provisions of section 6D of chapter 40 of the General Laws as to the time and manner of voting on the question, the state secretary shall cause to be placed on the official ballot to be used in the city of Gardner at the biennial state election to be held in the year 2010 the following question:

Shall the city of Gardner vote to accept the provisions of section six C of chapter forty of the General Laws, which authorize cities and towns to appropriate money for the removal of snow and ice from private ways therein open to public use?

SECTION 2.   If a majority of the votes in answer to said question is in the affirmative, then said section shall thereupon take full effect in such city or town, but not otherwise.

SECTION 3 .   This act shall take effect upon pass a ge. 


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