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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 256         FILED ON: 1/19/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1185

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Stephen M. Brewer

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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 trenches on private property..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Stephen M. Brewer

Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 256        FILED ON: 1/19/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1185

By Mr. Brewer, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1185) of Brewer for legislation relative to trenches on private property [Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security].

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 2409 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 trenches on private property..
 

              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 2 of chapter 82A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 2 and 3, the words:- the excavation of trenches on privately owned land and for.

              SECTION 2.  Said section 2 of said chapter 82A, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by adding the following sentence:- The owner of private property shall install fencing around an unattended trench on that property as provided in 520 CMR 14.04.

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