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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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Adams

  • HD.4369
    An Act establishing a Greylock Glen commission By Representative Barrett of North Adams and Senator Hinds, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John Barrett, III and Adam G. Hinds (by vote of the town) that the town of Adams be authorized to establish a Greylock Glen commission. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight.

Amesbury

Andover

  • H.3985
    An Act amending the charter of the town of Andover By Mr. Moran of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3985) of Frank A. Moran and Tram T. Nguyen (by vote of the town) relative to amending the charter of the town of Andover. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
  • H.4037
    An Act for Andover burial ground land transfer By Mr. Moran of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4037) of Frank A. Moran and Tram T. Nguyen (by vote of the town) that the town of Andover be authorized to transfer the care, custody and control of a certain parcel of land in said town currently used as a cemetery and burial place to the board of selectmen for the purpose of conveying the parcel to J&J Ball Realty Trust. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
  • S.2326
    An Act relative to the Spring Grove Cemetery in the town of Andover By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2326) of Barry R. Finegold (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to the Spring Grove Cemetery in the town of Andover. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Arlington

Ashland

Athol

Attleboro

Auburn

  • H.4047
    An Act relative to sewer regulations in the town of Auburn By Representative Frost of Auburn and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4047) of Paul K. Frost and Michael O. Moore (by vote of the town) relative to sewer regulations in the town of Auburn. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Avon

Barnstable

Becket

Bedford

Bernardston

  • H.1808
    An Act relative to land in Bernardston By Representative Mark of Peru and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1808) of Paul W. Mark and Joanne M. Comerford (by vote of the town) relative to land in Bernardston. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Blackstone

Boston

Bourne

Boxford

Bridgewater

Brookline

Burlington

  • H.3676
    An Act authorizing the town of Burlington to grant additional alcoholic beverage licenses By Representative Gordon of Bedford and Senator Friedman, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3676) of Kenneth I. Gordon and Cindy F. Friedman (by vote of the town) that the town of Burlington be authorized to issue five additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises and four additional licenses for the sale of wine and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]

Cambridge

Charlton

Chatham

  • H.1676
    An Act relative to the prevailing wage in the town of Chatham By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1676) of Sarah K. Peake and Julian Cyr (by vote of the town) that the town of Chatham be exempt from complying with certain labor law requirements. Labor and Workforce Development. [Local Approval Received.]

Chelsea

Chester

Cohasset

Concord

Dalton

Dedham

Dennis

Dracut

Dunstable

Duxbury

  • S.2246
    An Act relative to the Board of Selectmen of the town of Duxbury By Mr. O'Connor, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2246) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Josh S. Cutler and Kathleen R. LaNatra (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to the Board of Selectmen of the town of Duxbury. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
  • H.3902
    An Act relative to expanding the board of selectmen in the town of Duxbury By Representative Cutler of Duxbury and Senator O'Connor, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3902) of Josh S. Cutler, Patrick M. O'Connor and Kathleen R. LaNatra (by vote of the town) relative to expanding the board of selectmen in the town of Duxbury. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

East Bridgewater

East Brookfield

Eastham

  • H.3908
    An Act relative to water connections in the town of Eastham By Ms. Peake of Provincetown, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3908) of Sarah K. Peake and Julian Cyr (by vote of the town) that the town of Eastham be authorized to establish a water connection assistance program for property owners. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Easthampton

Easton

Everett

Fairhaven

Fall River

Fitchburg

Foxborough

Gill

Gloucester

Groton

Groveland

Hanover

Hanson

  • H.641
    An Act relative to Hanson town elections By Representative Cutler of Duxbury and Senator Brady, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 641) of Josh S. Cutler and Michael D. Brady (by vote of the town) relative to the recall of elected officials in the town of Hanson. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]

Haverhill

Hingham

Hinsdale

Holliston

Holyoke

Hudson

Hull

Ipswich

Lancaster

  • H.3818
    An Act relative to the deputy fire chief of the town of Lancaster By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3818) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. (by vote of the town) that the town of Lancaster be authorized to continue the employment of Kevin Lamb as deputy chief of the fire department of said town. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
  • H.3817
    An Act relative to the fire department of the town of Lancaster By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3817) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. (by vote of the town) that the town of Lancaster be authorized to continue the employment of Maurice Bateman, a firefighter/EMT of the fire department of said town. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]

Leominster

Lexington

Leyden

Lincoln

Littleton

Longmeadow

Lowell

Lynn

Lynnfield

Marion

  • H.4038
    An Act to authorize the conveyance of a fee interest in land in the town of Marion By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4038) of William M. Straus (by vote of the town) that the town of Marion be authorized to transfer to the care, custody and control of a parcel of land held by the conservation commission of said town for conservation purposes. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Marshfield

Maynard

Medfield

Medford

Medway

  • H.3969
    An Act establishing a charter for the town of Medway By Messrs. Roy of Franklin and Murray of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3969) of Jeffrey N. Roy (by vote of the town) for legislation to further amend the charter of the town of Medway. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Melrose

  • H.3822
    An Act revising the charter for the City of Melrose By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3822) of Paul Brodeur (with the approval of the mayor and board of aldermen) relative to the charter of the city of Melrose. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Methuen

Middleborough

Middleton

Milford

Millbury

Milton

Nantucket

New Bedford

Newbury

Newburyport

Newton

North Andover

Northampton

  • H.3685
    An Act relative to the Northampton Housing Authority By Ms. Sabadosa of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3685) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to the membership of the Northampton Housing Authority. Housing. [Local Approval Received.]
  • H.4102
    An Act relative to disqualification of bidders on city contracts By Representative Sabadosa of Northampton and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4102) of Lindsay N. Sabadosa and Joanne M. Comerford (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Northampton be authorized to disqualify bidders on municipal contracts in said city who participate in the design, manufacture or maintenance of nuclear weapons. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Northfield

  • H.3907
    An Act relative to the board of selectmen of the town of Northfield By Representative Mark of Peru and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3907) of Paul W. Mark and Joanne M. Comerford (by vote of the town) that the town of Northfield be authorized to increase the size of the board of selectmen from three to five members. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Norwood

Oak Bluffs

Orleans

Otis

  • H.4065
    An Act establishing recall elections in the town of Otis By Representative Pignatelli of Lee and Senator Hinds, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4065) of Smitty Pignatelli and Adam G. Hinds (by vote of the town) that the town of Otis be authorized to establish recall elections in said town. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]

Oxford

  • H.3961
    An Act amending the charter of the town of Oxford By Messrs. Frost of Auburn and McKenna of Webster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3961) of Paul K. Frost, Joseph D. McKenna and Ryan C. Fattman (by vote of the town) relative to amending the charter of the town of Oxford. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Palmer

  • H.343
    An Act authorizing the town of Palmer to issue additional liquor licenses By Representative Smola of Warren and Senator Gobi, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 343) of Todd M. Smola and Anne M. Gobi (by vote of the town) relative to authorizing the town of Palmer to issue three additional liquor licenses. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]

Pelham

Plainville

Plymouth

Provincetown

Raynham

Rockland

Rockport

Royalston

Rutland

Salem

Salisbury

Sandwich

  • S.2225
    An Act relative to the town of Sandwich By Mr. deMacedo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2225) of Viriato M. deMacedo and Randy Hunt (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to the town of Sandwich. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]

Scituate

Seekonk

  • HD.3340
    An Act relative to prevailing wages in Seekonk By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 7B) of Steven S. Howitt (by vote of the town) for legislation to exempt the town of Seekonk from certain provisions of the prevailing wage laws. Labor and Workforce Development. [Local Approval Required.]

Sharon

Shrewsbury

Somerville

Spencer

  • S.1186
    An Act relative to the Burncoat Pond Watershed District By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1186) of Anne M. Gobi and Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to the Burncoat Pond Watershed District. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Springfield

Sunderland

  • H.4066
    An Act relative to the board of selectmen in the town of Sunderland By Representative Blais of Sunderland and Senator Comerford, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4066) of Natalie M. Blais and Joanne M. Comerford (by vote of the town) relative to the board of selectmen in the town of Sunderland. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Sutton

Swansea

Tewksbury

Townsend

Uxbridge

Wakefield

Ware

Wareham

  • S.2283
    An Act relative to the charter of the town of Wareham By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2283) of Marc R. Pacheco and Susan Williams Gifford (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to the charter of the town of Wareham. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Warwick

Watertown

Wayland

Webster

Wendell

West Bridgewater

West Springfield

Westfield

Westford

Westport

Williamsburg

Wilmington

Winchendon

  • H.3903
    An Act relative to the charter of the town of Winchendon By Representative Zlotnik of Gardner and Senator Gobi, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3903) of Jonathan D. Zlotnik and Anne M. Gobi (by vote of the town) relative to the charter of the town of Winchendon. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
  • S.2249
    An Act relative to the charter of the town of Winchendon By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2249) of Anne M. Gobi and Jonathan D. Zlotnik (by vote of the town) for legislation relative to the charter of the town of Winchendon. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Winchester

Winthrop

Yarmouth

  • H.4116
    An Act to establish a beach capital improvement fund By Mr. Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4116) of Timothy R. Whelan, William L. Crocker, Jr., and Julian Cyr (by vote of the town) that the town of Yarmouth be authorized to establish a beach capital improvement fund. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]