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Outside Section 133
Data Current as of:  12/6/2017

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Department of Conservation and Recreation Parks Pass

SECTION 133.   The registry of motor vehicles, in cooperation with the department of conservation and recreation, shall offer for purchase a senior MassParks pass to cover fees and parking for 1 calendar year at state-owned facilities where parking fees are charged to applicants for the issuance or renewal of a motor vehicle registration or license to operate a motor vehicle. Fees collected by the registry pursuant to this section shall be transmitted to the department of conservation and recreation and shall not be subject to the cap set forth in item 2810-2042 of section 2. All funds maintained by the department pursuant to this section shall be expended for expenses, upkeep and improvements to the parks and recreation system. The department shall investigate alternative methods to expand the sales of annual MassParks and annual senior MassParks passes including, but not limited to, offering multi-year or automatically-renewing annual passes and shall submit the results of its investigation to the clerks of the senate and house of representatives and the senate and house chairs of the joint committee on environment, natural resources and agriculture and the chairs of the house and senate committees on ways and means on or before December 31, 2017.