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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3446         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2714

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Carolyn C. Dykema

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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 transportation.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Carolyn C. Dykema

8th Middlesex

Tom Sannicandro

7th Middlesex

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex

Karen E. Spilka

 

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3446        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2714

By Ms. Dykema of Holliston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2714) of Carolyn C. Dykema and others relative to fees paid for school transportation.  Education.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3658 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 transportation.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Section 68 of chapter 71 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, is hereby 1 amended by striking out the sixth sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:—

              A school committee may assess fees to transported students up to an amount sufficient to cover the costs  incurred by the district; provided, however, that a transported student whose transportation is required under any other general or special law or who is eligible for free or reduced lunch under the federal school lunch program shall not be required to pay the fee; and provided further, that a school committee may exempt families at other income levels as it may determine or offer discounts for families who pay transportation fees for multiple students; and provided further, that fees may not be assessed based on distance from the schoolhouse.

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