2017 Massachusetts General Laws
PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
TITLE XXII CORPORATIONS
Chapter 182 VOLUNTARY ASSOCIATIONS AND CERTAIN TRUSTS
Section 3 Trusts owning or controlling certain public utilities; filing copy of declaration of trust
Section 3. The trustees of an association or trust who own or control a majority of the capital stock of a railroad, street railway, electric railroad, elevated railway, gas, electric or water company, or corporation engaged in the common carriage of passengers by motor vehicle shall also file a copy of the written instrument or declaration of trust creating it with the department and shall also within thirty days after the adoption of any amendment of such instrument or declaration file a copy thereof with the department. Every such trustee who fails to comply with the foregoing requirements shall be punished by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars or by imprisonment for three months.