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MASS House Bill 952 that has been introduced

Posted by Ron Baldwin on May 19, 2011 at 8:37 PM

You might want to read this and then contact the Senate and House members below and have this killed in committe:


SECTION 7U of chapter 90 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2004 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following sentence:- "The use and sale of any exhaust pipe that increases the sound emission of any vehicle including motorcycles shall be prohibited. All motorcycle exhaust pipes must conform to 82dBA maximum noise level measured directly to the rear exhaust outlet at a distance of 12 inches. The angle of measurement shall not exceed 30 degrees. Sound measurements taken beyond 12 inches that exceed the requirements are not acceptable. Violation of said decibel level, or illegal retrofitting, will result in a license suspension for six (6) months and/or a fine not to exceed two hundred and fifty dollars ($250)."


Petitioner: Theodore C. Speliotis


Members appointed to the committee


Senate Chair

Thomas M. McGee


Senate Vice Chair

Jennifer L. Flanagan


House Chair

William M. Straus


House Vice Chair

Aaron M. Michlewitz


Senate Members

Karen Spilka

Michael F. Rush

Brian A. Joyce

Marc R. Pacheco

Robert L. Hedlund


House Members

James R. Miceli

Carl M. Sciortino, Jr

Denise Provost

Timothy R. Madden

Marcos A. Devers

Mark J. Cusack

Michael J. Finn

John J. Mahoney

Chris Walsh

Donald H. Wong

Steven S. Howitt


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