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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 252         FILED ON: 1/13/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 130

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Peter J. Koutoujian

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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 issuance of a permit for the temporary operation of a casino in the Commonwealth..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Peter J. Koutoujian

10th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 252        FILED ON: 1/13/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 130

By Mr. Koutoujian of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 130) of Peter J. Koutoujian relative to the issuance of a permit for the temporary operation of a casino in the Commonwealth.  Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 4082 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 issuance of a permit for the temporary operation of a casino in the Commonwealth..
 

              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. Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, the commonwealth shall issue a temporary permit to conduct a full operation casino gaming including, but not limited to, various table games and slot machines.  This operation shall conduct business similar to Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  All profits estimated at $25,000,000 per month will be turned over to the commonwealth.  Any excess profits will be deposited in a special charity account, for disbursements to qualified commonwealth charities.  A special fund will be established by the casino management to pay for five full time monitors to be chosen by the commonwealth.  The casino will operate at the sole pleasure of the commonwealth from month to month and may be closed in its entirety, if and when issued an order to cease in a six month period by the commonwealth.

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