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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.967 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act relative to the powers of town moderators

By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 967) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Steven S. Howitt, Richard T. Moore, James M. Cantwell and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the powers of town moderators. Municipalities and Regional Government.

Bill Information

Michael J. Rodrigues
Referred to Senate Committee on Ethics and Rules

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to forthwith permit a town moderator under certain conditions to announce a declaration of recess and continuance, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.


Name District/Address
Michael J. Rodrigues First Bristol and Plymouth
Steven S. Howitt 4th Bristol
Richard T. Moore Worcester and Norfolk
James M. Cantwell 4th Plymouth
James Arciero 2nd Middlesex
David T. Vieira 3rd Barnstable
F. Jay Barrows 1st Bristol
Frank I. Smizik 15th Norfolk
Susan Williams Gifford 2nd Plymouth
Louis L. Kafka 8th Norfolk
Sarah K. Peake 4th Barnstable
Tom Sannicandro 7th Middlesex
Peter J. Durant 6th Worcester
Thomas M. McGee Third Essex
William Smitty Pignatelli 4th Berkshire
Bradford Hill 4th Essex
Jennifer L. Flanagan Worcester and Middlesex
Matthew A. Beaton 11th Worcester
James E. Timilty Bristol and Norfolk
Bruce E. Tarr First Essex and Middlesex
Stephen Kulik 1st Franklin
Kate Hogan 3rd Middlesex
Alice Hanlon Peisch 14th Norfolk
Ryan C. Fattman 18th Worcester

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