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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3388         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3062

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Angelo M. Scaccia

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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 requiring public telephones to be equipped with a headset for hearing amplification.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Angelo M. Scaccia

14th Suffolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3388        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3062

By Mr. Scaccia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3062) of Angelo M. Scaccia for legislation to require public telephones to be equipped with hearing amplification devices.  Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3115 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act requiring public telephones to be equipped with a headset for hearing amplification.
 

              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 84E of chapter 6 of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following new paragraph after paragraph (c): — (d) The office shall oversee all public telephones in the Commonwealth to make sure that wherever one or more telephones are located in a public place for public use, whether coin operated or free, at least one of the phones must be equipped with a handset for hearing amplification.

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