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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 2293         FILED ON: 8/22/2012

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2421

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Stanley C. Rosenberg

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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 making technical corrections to the charter of the city known as the town of Greenfield.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Stanley C. Rosenberg

Hampshire and Franklin

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 2293        FILED ON: 8/22/2012

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2421

By Mr. Rosenberg, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2421) of Stanley C. Rosenberg and Denise Andrews for legislation to make technical corrections to the charter of the town of Greenfield .  Municipalities and Regional Government.  [Local Approval Received.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Twelve

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An Act making technical corrections to the charter of the city known as the town of Greenfield.
 

              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. The charter of the town of Greenfield, which is on file in the office of the archivist of the commonwealth, as provided in section 12 of chapter 43B of the General Laws, is hereby amended by striking out subsection               (b) of section 7-8 and inserting in place thereof the following:-

              (b) Certain Initiative Provisions to Apply - The petition described in this section shall be termed a "referendum petition" and insofar as applicable section 7-7(a) describing the manner in which a petition is prepared and filed, 7-7(b) providing for both referral to the Town Attorney for a legal opinion, 7-7(f) providing for publication of the text of the measure and 7-7(g) providing for the form of ballot question, shall apply to such referendum petitions, except that the words "measure or part thereof protested against" shall be deemed to replace the word "measure" in said sections wherever it may occur and the word "referendum" shall be deemed to replace the word "initiative" wherever it may occur in said sections

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