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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2116        FILED ON: 1/14/2009

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3824

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Sarah K. Peake

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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 passage of the accompanying bill:

An Act to amend the charter of the town of Provincetown.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Sarah K. Peake

4th Barnstable

Robert A. O'Leary

Cape and Islands


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand and Nine

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An Act to amend the charter of the town of Provincetown.


 

              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 3-4-4 of the Charter of the Town of Provincetown which is on file in the office of the Archivist of the Commonwealth as provided in Section 12 of Chapter 43B of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding the highlighted text as follows:

A memb er of a town board elected by popular vote shall not serve on that town board for more than three consecutive terms.  For the purposes of this section, service to complete the term of another member shall constitute service for one term if the balance of s aid term being completed is more than fifty percent of the original term. A person who has been prohibited from serving on a town board by this section may be reelected or reappointed to that board after two years have elapsed from the ending date of his o r her previous service.

SECTION 2.   This act shall take effect upon its passage.              

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