SECTION 1. Chapter 6 of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following section:-
Section 172J. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 172, criminal offender record information shall be available to a municipal fire chief, upon request, for the purposes of evaluating a candidate for a firefighter or emergency medical technician position.
SECTION 2. Subsection (a) of Section 172 of said Chapter 6 is hereby amended by adding the following clause:-
(31) A municipal fire chief may obtain from the department data permitted under section172J.
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