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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.3509 187th (2011 - 2012)

An Act authorizing the town of Beckett to continue the employment of the Chief of Police, William Elovirta

By Representative Mark of Hancock and Senator Downing, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3509) of Paul W. Mark and Benjamin B. Downing (by vote of the town) for legislation to exempt the position of police chief in the town of Beckett from the provisions of the civil service law. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]

Bill Information

Paul W. Mark , Benjamin B. Downing
Becket (Local Approval Received)

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to speedily allow the continued service of the Chief of the Police Department of the Town of Becket, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public safety.

Bill History

Displaying 17 actions for Bill H.3509
Date Branch Action
6/15/2011 House Referred to the committee on Public Service
6/16/2011 Senate Senate concurred
7/8/2011 Joint Hearing scheduled for 07/19/2011 from 01:00 PM-04:00 PM in A-1
12/1/2011 House Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
12/15/2011 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting
12/15/2011 House Rules suspended
12/15/2011 House Read second and ordered to a third reading
12/22/2011 House Read third (title changed) and passed to be engrossed
1/10/2012 Senate Read, rules suspended, read second, ordered to a third reading, read third and passed to be engrossed
1/12/2012 House Emergency preamble adopted
1/12/2012 Senate Senate rule 49 suspended
1/12/2012 Senate Amendment (Downing) adopted
1/17/2012 House Rules suspended
1/17/2012 House House concurred in the Senate amendment
1/18/2012 House Enacted
1/19/2012 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
1/30/2012 Executive Signed by the Governor, Chapter 15 of the Acts of 2012

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