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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 210         FILED ON: 1/13/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 888

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

William M. Straus

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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 school and library buildings..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

William M. Straus

10th Bristol

Sean Garballey

23rd Middlesex

Stephen R. Canessa

12th Bristol

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex

Brian A. Joyce

Norfolk, Bristol, and Plymouth

William N. Brownsberger

 


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 210        FILED ON: 1/13/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 888

By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 888) of William M. Straus and others relative to energy efficiency in construction, renovation or expansion of schools and libraries.  Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3126 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to school and library buildings..
 

              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.   Paragraph (1) of subsection (a) of section 6 of Chapter 70B of the General Laws, as appearing in Section 21 of Chapter 208 of the Acts of 2004, is hereby amended by adding the following sentence:— Energy efficiency shall include the use of “green technology” which incorporates the use of design and construction materials to reduce energy and utility consumption for the completed structure.  

                          SECTION  .  The third paragraph of section 3 of chapter 70B of the General Laws, as inserted by section 2 of Chapter 210 of the acts of 2004, is hereby amended by inserting after the second sentence the following sentence:— Energy efficiency includes making use of “green technology” which incorporates the use of design and construction materials to reduce energy and utility consumption for the completed structure.  As part of its scoring system, the Authority shall implement extra credits for use of this technology.

                   SECTION  .  The first paragraph of section 19G of Chapter 78 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after the first sentence, the following sentence:— Cities and towns shall incorporate “green technology” into the planning, reconstruction, construction, design, renovation, preservation, rehabilitation or expansion of a facility to be used as a free public library. 

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