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Budget Summary FY2018

Outside Section 112
Data Current as of:  12/6/2017




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Contaminated Shellfish Transplant

SECTION 112.   Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the division of marine fisheries shall determine a fee per bag for contaminated shellfish to be paid to a city or town whose coastal waters contain shellfish, as defined in section 1 of chapter 130 of the General Laws, that have been: (i) removed or taken from areas declared be contaminated by the division pursuant to section 74 of said chapter 130; and (ii) transplanted to a receiving city or town for cleaning and purification in clean water. The fee, as determined by the division, shall be assessed on a city or town receiving transplanted contaminated shellfish for cleaning and purification on a per bag basis. The city or town receiving transplanted contaminated shellfish shall pay the fee, as assessed and determined by the division under this section, to a city or town whose coastal waters contained the contaminated shellfish that were removed and transplanted to a receiving city or town.