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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 233         FILED ON: 1/18/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1313

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

John F. Keenan

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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 prohibiting service in an elected public office within one year of retiring from an elected office.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

John F. Keenan

 

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 233        FILED ON: 1/18/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1313

By Mr. Keenan, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1313) of Dwyer and Keenan for legislation to prohibit service in an elected public office within one year of retiring from an elected office [Joint Committee on Public Service].


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act prohibiting service in an elected public office within one year of retiring from an elected office.
 

              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. Subsection (a) of section 91 of chapter 32 of the general laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended in line 85 by inserting after the words “for service in a public office to which he has thereafter been elected by direct vote of the people” the following; - 

              provided the position from which he retired was not a public office to which he had been elected by direct vote of the people, unless one year has passed from the last day he held such public elected office

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