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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 454         FILED ON: 1/14/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 936

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Elizabeth A. Poirier

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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 the use of headlights on motor vehicles.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

George T. Ross

2nd Bristol

Robert L. Hedlund

 

Steven L. Levy

4th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 454        FILED ON: 1/14/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 936

By Ms. Elizabeth Poirier of North Attleborough, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 00936) of George Ross and others for legislation to require the illumination of motor vehicle headlights whenever windshield wipers are in operation.. Joint Committee on Transportation.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3294 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 the use of headlights on motor vehicles.
 

              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.  Section 15 of Chapter 85 of the General Laws, as appearing in the

              1998 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the first

              sentence the following sentence:—  Every vehicle shall display lights so as to be visible from the front

              and the rear whenever the windshield wipers of such vehicle are in use.

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