Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 1 Fiscal Year 2014

Division of Standards

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The primary mission of the Division of Standards is to provide uniformity in the marketplace by enforcing standard accuracy requirements for devices used in the weighing or measuring of any item sold by weight, measure or count.

Governing Laws:


MGL C. 24A S. 5 Enabling Statute
MGL C. 94 S. 295A-295C Petroleum Products
MGL C. 94 S. 303F Fuel Oil
MGL C. 98 S. 1-56 Weights an Measures
MGL C. 99 S. 1-5 Metric Weights and Measures
MGL C. 100 S. 1-13 Auctioneers
MGL C. 100A S. 1-10 Motor Vehicle Damage Repair Shops
MGL C. 101 S. 1-34 Transient Vendors, Hawkers and Peddlers
MGL C. 94 S. 184B-184E Item Pricing

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