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Litter laws – Massachussets

On December 21, 2018, in Litter fines, by PeterSilverman
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Mass. Gen. Laws Ann. ch. 270, §16

First conviction: fine up to $5,500. Subsequent convictions: fine up to $15,000. The court may also require that the violator remove the litter, at his own expense. 50 percent of any fine imposed is deposited in the conservation trust.

Mass. Gen. Laws Ann. ch. 161, §94A

(Littering at a public transportation facility after warning) Fine of up to $25 with possible arrest and confinement for up to 24 hours prior to court appearance

Mass. Gen. Laws Ann. ch. 90, §22G

Allows the registrar to suspend for up to seven days the driver’s license or permit of any person who litters, or who knowingly permits occupants of his vehicle to litter.

John Ward
20th December 2018

 

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