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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1141         FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1580

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Martin J. Walsh

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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 pertaining to firefighter training..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Martin J. Walsh

13th Suffolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1141        FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1580

By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1580) of Martin J. Walsh relative to considering local needs in the training of fire fighters.  Public Safety and Homeland Security. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2300 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act pertaining to firefighter training..
 

              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.  Chapter 6 Section 165 as appearing in the Official Edition is amended by adding in line 22 the following; “Said standards shall reflect the individual needs of communities as far as target hazards and local needs dictate. If disputes concerning standards are not resolved NFPA standards shall apply. Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, a local fire training academy shall be given the authority to certify firefighting personnel subject to meeting the aforementioned standards. Funding for local training programs shall be paid in accordance with Chapter 175 Section 195 of the General Laws”.

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