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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 407         FILED ON: 1/14/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 948

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Todd M. Smola

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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 motorcycle safety.
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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 407        FILED ON: 1/14/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 948

By Mr. Smola of Palmer, petition (accompanied by Bill, House, No. 00948) of Todd M. Smola for legislation to prohibit the operation of a motor vehicle that interferes or disrupts a group of 2 or more motorcycles. Joint Committee on Transportation.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3331 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 motorcycle safety.
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              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 90 of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following section:

              Section 17C. No person shall operate a motor vehicle that interferes or disrupts a group of 2 or more motorcycles by passing through the group or interrupting the group. Whoever violates the provisions of this section shall be punished by a fine of not less than $100 or more than $500. A subsequent violation shall be punished by a fine of not less than $200 or more than $500.

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