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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1234        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1283

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Michael F. Rush

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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 relative to firefighter bargaining units.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Michael F. Rush

Norfolk and Suffolk

Christopher G. Fallon

33rd Middlesex

Thomas J. Calter

12th Plymouth

Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.

12th Hampden

Colleen M. Garry

36th Middlesex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1234        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1283

By Mr. Rush, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1283) of Michael F. Rush, Christopher G. Fallon, Thomas J. Calter, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to bargaining units.  Public Service. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1393 OF 2011-2012.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to firefighter bargaining units.

 

              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 3 of Chapter 150E of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting at the end of the first paragraph the following sentences:-

              The commission shall not find inappropriate and shall not modify or amend any bargaining unit in any fire department in whole or in part engaging in, or having the responsibility of fire fighting, which unit consists in whole or in part of uniform members of the department subordinate to a fire commission, fire commissioner, public safety director, board of engineers or chief of department. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the labor relations commission shall not entertain any petition seeking to modify the scope of any fire department bargaining unit.

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