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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2248         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1886

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

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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 conduct of raffles and bazaars by certain organizations..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Donald F. Humason, Jr.

4th Hampden

F. Jay Barrows

1st Bristol

George T. Ross

2nd Bristol

Donald H. Wong

9th Essex

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex

Steven L. Levy

4th Middlesex

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

Viriato Manuel deMacedo

1st Plymouth

Bradford Hill

4th Essex

George N. Peterson, Jr.

9th Worcester

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2248        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1886

By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1886) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for legislation to authorize organizations to employ certain persons to conduct raffles and bazaars.  Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 260 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 conduct of raffles and bazaars by certain organizations..
 

              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 7A of chapter 271 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended, by inserting at line 36, after the word "bazaar", the following:—

              “, except that the sponsoring organization may retain, at a reasonable fee, non-members to assist in the operation of such raffle or bazaar, including providing paid dealers and game supervisors to insure that the rules of the game are properly administered and complied with, so long as only qualified members of the sponsoring organization handle the funds collected and disbursed at the raffle or bazaar.”             

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