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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2972         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2271


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Nick Collins


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 residency.






Nick Collins

4th Suffolk

Christopher G. Fallon

33rd Middlesex

Michael D. Brady

9th Plymouth

Christine E. Canavan

10th Plymouth

John J. Lawn, Jr.

10th Middlesex

Colleen M. Garry

36th Middlesex

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2972        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2271

By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2271) of Nick Collins and others for legislation to increase the distance of the residency requirement for municipal police and fire officers .  Public Service. 


SEE HOUSE, NO. 2938 OF 2011-2012.]

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act relative to residency.

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

              Notwithstanding any general, special, or regulation to the contrary that: MGL Chapter 31 Section 58 be amended as follows, in line 33 after the word within by deleting the words "ten miles" and adding the words "fifty miles".

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