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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4243        FILED ON: 5/1/2014

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 4100

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Sheila C. Harrington

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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 validating certain actions, proceedings and policies of the town of Ashby.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4243        FILED ON: 5/1/2014

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 4100

By Ms. Harrington of Groton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4100) of Sheila C. Harrington (by vote of the town) relative to validating the actions approved at the March 15, 2014 special town meeting held in the town of Ashby.  Municipalities and Regional Government.  [Local Approval Received.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Fourteen

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An Act validating certain actions, proceedings and policies of the town of Ashby.

 

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

              Article 8. The motion was made and seconded to authorize the Board of Selectmen to petition the General Court for special legislation, substantially as follows, provided, however, that the General Court may make clerical or editorial changes of form only to the bill, unless the Board of Selectmen approves amendments thereto before enactment by the General Court, which amendments shall be within the public purpose of said petition:

              Be it enacted, etc. as follows:

              Section 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, all actions, proceedings, and policies of the Town of Ashby, undertaken or adopted under the authority of MGL Chapter 32B are hereby ratified, validated, and confirmed, notwithstanding any defect or omission in the process of acceptance of the said Chapter, or any of its sections.

              Section 2. The provisions of MGL Chapter 32B and any sections thereof that are applicable to past and present health insurance benefits offered by the Town of Ashby are hereby deemed to have been accepted by and be in effect with respect to the Town of Ashby.

              Section 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

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