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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2778         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1864

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Alice Hanlon Peisch, (BY REQUEST)

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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 providing for a motor fuel stamp program.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Catherine Barber

3 Solon Street


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2778        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1864

By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1864) of Catherine Barber that the Department of Transitional Assistance  administer a motor fuel stamp program of financial assistance for senior citizens and handicapped persons.  Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities.


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act providing for a motor fuel stamp program.
 

              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 117A of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following section:

              Section 11.  The department of transitional assistance shall administer a program of financial assistance for senior citizens and handicapped persons who reside in the Commonwealth and have a small business where an automobile is essential and who have had the business for at least six years as documented by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Revenue.   Such assistance shall be conducted by the issuance of stamps that may be used for the purchase of motor fuel.  These stamps are to supplement the social security (or comparable benefits) so that the business will be self sustaining. 

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