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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2765         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2176

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Rhonda Nyman

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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 public safety.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Rhonda Nyman

5th Plymouth

Christopher G. Fallon

33rd Middlesex

Christine E. Canavan

10th Plymouth

John J. Lawn, Jr.

10th Middlesex

Colleen M. Garry

36th Middlesex

Thomas P. Conroy

13th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2765        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2176

By Mrs. Nyman of Hanover, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2176) of Rhonda Nyman and others for legislation to require a minimum of ten years experience for a fire fighter to become chief of a fire department.  Public Safety and Homeland Security. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act pertaining to public safety.
 

              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 48 of the General Laws as appearing in the 2004 Official Edition is hereby amended by adding the following new section; Section 42B. No person shall be eligible to be appointed to the position of Fire Chief in any city, town or fire district within the Commonwealth unless said candidate has been a uniformed member of the firefighting force of a fire department for a minimum of ten years.

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