AN ACT RELATIVE TO GAS COMPANY GATE BOXES.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Chapter 164 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after
section 116A the following section:-
Section 116B. Whenever the commonwealth or a city or town undertakes the
repair of streets, roads or sidewalks the appropriate gas company shall provide
for the maintenance and improvements of its gate boxes located in the streets,
roads or sidewalks to be repaired, so that the gate boxes are more easily and
immediately accessible. A gas company may apply for funds under chapter 90 to
assist in paying the costs of the maintenance and improvement.