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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE XXII CORPORATIONS
  • CHAPTER 161B TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES, HIGHWAY SYSTEMS AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT PLANS

Section 1 - Definitions

Section 2 - Transit authorities authorized; territories; powers, duties and liabilities

Section 3 - Creation of regional transit authorities; name; notice to governor; appointment of administrator; powers, duties, etc.; joinder of contiguous territory

Section 4 - Administrator; appointment; tenure; salary; bond

Section 5 - Advisory board; members; vote; executive committee; meetings; expenses

Section 6 - Powers of authority

Section 7 - Separate units of mass transportation facilities and equipment; authorization; unit lease arrangements; financing; bonds

Section 8 - Limitations, conditions, obligations and duties of authority

Section 9 - Payment of net cost of service by state; assessment upon cities and towns in territory of transit authority

Section 9A - Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority; assessment upon member cities and towns

Section 10 - Year with net cost of service; payment by state; financing; notes; assessments on cities and towns constituting authority; year with excess; disposition of funds

Section 11 - Repealed, 2002, 184, Sec. 107

Section 12 - Audit; report; provision of copies to committee chairs

Section 13 - Exemptions from taxation and license fees

Section 14 - Establishment of authorities by vote of advisory board; nonparticipation by city or town; later joining

Section 15 - City or town assessed for net cost of service; ballot question upon continuation of membership; votes

Section 16 - Conflict of regulatory powers; resolution by department of telecommunications and energy

Section 17 - Bonds; issuance authorized; limitations; terms; requirements; conditions; rules and regulations for assistance to private companies; disbursement of proceeds

Section 18 - Trust agreement to secure bonds

Section 19 - Bonds issued under this chapter; authorized investments; use for legal deposits

Section 20 - Rights of bondholders and trustee; enforcement proceedings

Section 21 - Interest bearing or discounted notes and bond anticipation notes authorized; limitations; disposition of proceeds; payment

Section 22 - Federal assistance

Section 23 - Contract assistance

Section 24 - Application of other laws

Section 25 - Direct operation of mass transportation service

Section 26 - Stabilization fund.

Section 27 - Regional transit authority council