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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1383         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 925

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Stephen M. Brewer

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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:

Stephen M. Brewer

Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

Michael R. Knapik

Second Hampden and Hampshire

Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.

12th Hampden

Anne M. Gobi

5th Worcester

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester

Christine E. Canavan

10th Plymouth

John W. Scibak

2nd Hampshire

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1383        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 925

By Mr. Brewer, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 925) of Stephen M. Brewer, Kimberly N. Ferguson, Michael R. Knapik, Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and other members of the General Court for legislation to include fire districts.  Municipalities and Regional Government. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 1006 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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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, as appearing in the 2008 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, as appearing in the 2008 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 2008 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 2008 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 2008 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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