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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2323        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2531


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Bradley H. Jones, Jr.


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 Chapter 70 appropriations .






Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Donald F. Humason, Jr.

4th Hampden

Angelo L. D'Emilia

8th Plymouth

Geoff Diehl

7th Plymouth

F. Jay Barrows

1st Bristol

George T. Ross

2nd Bristol

Donald H. Wong

9th Essex

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

Steven S. Howitt

4th Bristol

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

Matthew A. Beaton

11th Worcester

Steven L. Levy

4th Middlesex

Bruce E. Tarr


Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

Paul Adams

17th Essex

George N. Peterson, Jr.

9th Worcester

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Bradford Hill

4th Essex

Viriato Manuel deMacedo

1st Plymouth

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2323        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2531

By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2531) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to Chapter 70 appropriations.  Revenue. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Eleven



An Act relative to Chapter 70 appropriations .


              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 29 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting, after section 12B, the following section:-

              Section 12C. Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, 8% of each fiscal year’s total appropriation shall be reserved for School Funds and State Aid for Public Schools, as described in Chapter 70.

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