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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 94135        FILED ON: 7/22/2009

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 4135

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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By Mr. Donato of Medford, for the same committee, on House, No. 3824, a Bill to amend the charter of the town of Provincetown (House, No. 4135) [Local Approval Received].

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FOR THE COMMITTEE :

 

Name:

District/Address:

Paul J. Donato

35th Middlesex


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:

An elected member of a town board shall not serve on that board for more than three consecutive terms.  An appointed member of a town board shall not serve on that town board for more than four 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 said terms 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 the board after two years have elapsed from the ending date of his or her previous service.

Section 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage

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