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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1350         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1842

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

James M. Murphy

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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 uniformly located address numbers on all buildings in the Commonwealth.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

James M. Murphy

4th Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1350        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1842

By Mr. Murphy of Weymouth, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1842) of James M. Murphy relative to uniformly located address numbers on all buildings in the Commonwealth.  Municipalities and Regional Government. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1995 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 uniformly located address numbers on all buildings 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 59 of chapter 148 of the General Laws as appearing in the 2004 Official Edition is hereby amended by striking out the second sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence.

              For requiring and regulating the numbering of buildings on or near the line of public or private ways, so long as the numbering is of opposing color and at least 4 inches tall, 6 inches above the front entry way or no more than 6 inches to the right of the front entry way and shall be located above the front door handle, to the extent practicable.  These numbering must be placed in clear view of the public or private way in the interest of fire and police protection. The city or town may prescribe by whom and the method in which it shall be done.             

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