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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts


Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same as follows:

Chapter 143 of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking out section 71E, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, and inserting in place thereof the following section:-

Section 71E. As used in sections 62 to 71F, inclusive, the term “elevator” shall include moving stairways, dumbwaiters, moving walks, material lifts, wheelchair lifts, automatic people movers, vertical reciprocating conveyors, orchestra lifts, car lifts and other associated devices within the elevator industry recognized by the board of elevator regulations, except inclined stair lifts located and installed in residential homes.

Approved January 13, 2009