HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1875        FILED ON: 1/19/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 271

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Bradford R. Hill

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to regional schools.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Bradford R. Hill

4th Essex

Timothy R. Whelan

1st Barnstable

David Paul Linsky

5th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1875        FILED ON: 1/19/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 271

By Mr. Hill of Ipswich, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 271) of Bradford R. Hill, Timothy R. Whelan and David Paul Linsky for legislation to allow regional school district school committees to designate one of its members to sign payroll warrants and accounts payable warrants.  Education.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninetieth General Court
(2017-2018)

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An Act relative to regional schools.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

Section 16A of Chapter 71 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the second paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph: -

The regional school committee may designate any 1 of its members for the purpose of signing payroll warrants and accounts payable warrants to allow for the release of checks provided, however, that the member shall make available to the board, at its next meeting, a record of such actions.  This provision shall not limit the responsibility of each member of the board in the event of a noncompliance with this section.