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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1214         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1575

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

David B. Sullivan

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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 ships carrying hazardous material.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

David B. Sullivan

6th Bristol

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex

Patricia A. Haddad

5th Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1214        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1575

By Mr. Sullivan of Fall River, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1575) of David B. Sullivan, Cory Atkins and Patricia A. Haddad relative to ships carrying hazardous material.  Public Safety and Homeland Security. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to ships carrying hazardous material.
 

              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. Chapter 85 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 36 the following section:-

              Section 1A. All ships over 150 feet in length whose primary cargo is hazardous material shall have at least 25 feet of clearance under all bridges. This section shall not apply to ships under sail.

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