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Outside Section 140
Data Current as of:  8/19/2015

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Martha's Vineyard Airport

SECTION 140.   Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, neither the aeronautics division of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, established in section 59 of chapter 6C of the General Laws, nor the airport commission having the custody, care and management of Martha's Vineyard airport, shall in any way interfere with the rights of the county commissioners of Dukes county to appoint airport commissioners at the expiration of a term or upon a vacancy, pursuant to sections 39G and 51E of said chapter 90 of the General Laws. This section shall not be construed to authorize a reorganization of the airport commission.

Veto Explanation:
I am vetoing this section because control of the Martha's Vineyard Airport has been resolved by the courts, in accordance with the laws governing local and regional airports.