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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 566         FILED ON: 1/18/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 565

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Stephen Kulik

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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 to include fire districts.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Jennifer E. Benson

37th Middlesex

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable

Timothy J. Toomey, Jr.

26th Middlesex

Cleon H. Turner

1st Barnstable

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk

Paul W. Mark

2nd Berkshire

George N. Peterson, Jr.

9th Worcester

Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.

12th Hampden


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 566        FILED ON: 1/18/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 565

By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 565) of Jennifer E. Benson and others for legislation to include fire and water districts in certain laws pertaining to cities and towns.  Municipalities and Regional Government. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act to include fire districts.
 

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

              SECTION 1

              Section 100G of Chapter 41 of the General Laws, appearing in the ____ Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding in the first sentence after the words “and any town” the words “or fire district”; and further amended by adding in the first sentence after the words “town meeting” the words “or district meeting”; and further amended by adding in the last sentence after each word “city”, the words “, fire or water district”.

              SECTION 2.

              Section 100G of Chapter 41 of the General Laws, appearing in the ____ Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding in the first sentence after the words “and any town” the words “or fire or water district”; and further amended by adding in the first sentence after the words “town meeting” the words “or district meeting”; and further amended by adding in the last sentence after each word “city” the words “, fire or water district”.

              SECTION 3.

              Section 85H of Chapter 32 of the General Laws, as appearing in the _____ Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding after the words “the selectman of every town” the words “and the prudential committee of every fire or water district”; and further amended by adding after the words “fire company in a town” the words “or fire district or water district”; and further amended after the words “favor of such town” the words “, fire district or water district”.

              SECTION 4.

              Section 53A1/2 of Chapter 44 of the General Laws, as appearing in the _____ Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding after the words “or board of selectmen” add the words “,or prudential committee”; and further amended adding after the words “city or town” the words “or district”.

              SECTION 5.             

              Section 57B of Chapter 32 of the General Laws, as appearing in the _____ Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the words “city or town” and inserting in place thereof the words “city, town, fire or water district”; and further amended by striking out the words “in a town by a majority vote at the annual town meeting” and inserting in place thereof the words “in a town or district by a majority vote at the annual town meeting or district meeting”.

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