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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 13: Acceptance by cities

[ Text of section effective until November 7, 2016. For text effective November 7, 2016, see below.]

  Section 13. The provisions of this chapter relative to the imposition, payment, collection and distribution of an excise tax on the sale or use of aircraft fuel shall apply in a city after acceptance by a majority vote of the city council with the approval of the mayor, in the case of a city with a Plan A, Plan B, or Plan F charter; by a majority vote of the city council, in the case of a city with a Plan C, Plan D or Plan E charter; by a majority vote of the annual town meeting or a special meeting called for the purpose, in the case of a municipality with a town meeting form of government; or by a majority vote of the town council, in the case of a municipality with a town council form of government. The provisions of this chapter shall take effect on the first day of the calendar quarter following thirty days after such acceptance, or on the first day of such later calendar quarter as the city or town may designate.

Chapter 64J: Section 13. Acceptance by cities

[ Text of section as amended by 2016, 218, Secs. 176 and 177 effective November 7, 2016. For text effective until November 7, 2016, see above.]

  Section 13. The provisions of this chapter relative to the imposition, payment, collection and distribution of an excise on the sale or use of aircraft fuel shall apply after acceptance by a city or town: (i) in which an airport is located if accepted and in effect before December 31, 1987; and (ii) that owns an airport, wherever located. The provisions of this chapter shall take effect on the first day of the calendar quarter following thirty days after such acceptance, or on the first day of such later calendar quarter as the city or town may designate. A city or town in which an airport it does not own is located and in which this chapter took effect after December 30, 1987 shall be deemed to have revoked its acceptance as of December 31, 2015.