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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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Acushnet

Adams

Amherst

Andover

Ashfield

Ashland

  • H.3875
    An Act dissolving the Redevelopment Authority in the Town of Ashland By Mr. Lewis of Framingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3875) of Jack Lewis (by vote of the town) that the town of Ashland be authorized to assume all rights, obligations, contracts, title to property, assets, liabilities, including outstanding litigation, and responsibilities of the Ashland Redevelopment Authority. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Athol

Attleboro

  • H.4618
    An Act relative to polling places in the city of Attleboro By Mr. Hawkins of Attleboro, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4618) of James K. Hawkins and Elizabeth A. Poirier (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to polling places in the city of Attleboro. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]

Auburn

Ayer

Barnstable

Belmont

Berkley

Berlin

Beverly

  • H.3950
    An Act relative to chapter 7 of the acts of 2009 By Representative Parisella of Beverly and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3950) of Jerald A. Parisella and Joan B. Lovely (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Beverly be authorized to further regulate the issuance of a certain liquor license in said city. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
  • H.4488
    An Act authorizing the city of Beverly to employ Paul Cotter as Fire Chief beyond the statutory requirement age By Representative Parisella of Beverly and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4488) of Jerald A. Parisella and Joan B. Lovely (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Beverly be authorized to employ Paul Cotter as fire chief, notwithstanding the maximum age requirement. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]
  • H.4628
    An Act authorizing the city of Beverly to issue additional liquor licenses By Representative Parisella of Beverly and Senator Lovely, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4628) of Jerald A. Parisella and Joan B. Lovely (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Beverly be authorized to issue an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises in said city. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]

Blackstone

Boston

Bourne

  • H.3918
    An Act amending the charter of the town of Bourne By Representative Vieira of Falmouth and Senator deMacedo, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3918) of David T. Vieira, Viriato M. deMacedo and Randy Hunt (by vote of the town) that the town of Bourne be authorized to amend the charter of said town. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Boxford

Boylston

Braintree

Brewster

  • H.2634
    An Act providing local aid enhancement for the town of Brewster By Representatives Peake of Provincetown and Whelan of Brewster, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2634) of Sarah K. Peake, Timothy R. Whelan and Julian Cyr (by vote of the town) relative to the application of the local option room occupancy excise tax in the town of Brewster. Revenue. [Local Approval Received.]

Bridgewater

  • H.4500
    An Act amending the charter of the city known as the town of Bridgewater By Representative D'Emilia of Bridgewater and Senator Pacheco, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4500) of Angelo L. D'Emilia and Marc R. Pacheco (by vote of the town council) relative to amending the charter of the city known as the town of Bridgewater. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Brockton

Brookline

Burlington

  • H.3536
    An Act authorizing the town of Burlington to grant additional alcoholic beverages licenses By Representative Gordon of Bedford and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3536) of Kenneth I. Gordon (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Burlington to grant six additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises and two additional licenses for the sale of wines and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
  • H.2789
    An Act relative to town meeting members in the town of Burlington By Representative Gordon of Bedford and Senator Donnelly, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2789) of Kenneth I. Gordon (by vote of the town) relative to the eligibility of town meeting members to hold other elected positions in town government of the town of Burlington. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
  • H.4030
    An Act Relative to Special Police Officers In the Town of Burlington By Representative Gordon of Bedford and Senator Friedman, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4030) of Kenneth I. Gordon and Cindy F. Friedman (by vote of the town) that the town of Burlington be authorized to appoint special police officers in said town. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]

Cambridge

Canton

Carlisle

Carver

Charlemont

Charlton

Chatham

Chelmsford

Chicopee

  • H.2781
    An Act authorizing the city of Chicopee to lease a certain building By Representative Wagner of Chicopee and Senator Welch, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2781) of Joseph F. Wagner and James T. Welch (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the city of Chicopee be authorized to lease a certain building in said city for a term of twenty-five years. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
  • H.3942
    An Act relative to the retirement benefits of certain employees of the city of Chicopee By Mr. Wagner of Chicopee, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3942) of Joseph F. Wagner and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) that the Chicopee Contributory Retirement System be authorized to allow certain members to purchase creditable service for military service. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]

Clinton

Concord

  • H.1097
    An Act to amend the town charter of Concord By Representative Atkins of Concord and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1097) of Cory Atkins and Michael J. Barrett (by vote of the town) for legislation to amend the town charter of Concord. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Dalton

  • H.3774
    An Act providing for the appointment of members of the Dalton Redevelopment Authority By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3774) of Paul W. Mark and Adam G. Hinds (by vote of the town) that the town manager of the town of Dalton be authorized to appoint and remove members of the Dalton Redevelopment Authority. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
  • H.4410
    An Act relative to the conveyance of a parcel of the Dalton Town Forest By Representative Mark of Peru and Senator Hinds, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4410) of Paul W. Mark and Adam G. Hinds (by vote of the town) that the town of Dalton be authorized to convey a certain parcel of land in said town known as the Dalton town forest to the Department of Fish and Game. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. [Local Approval Received.]

Danvers

Dedham

Dennis

Dracut

Dunstable

East Bridgewater

East Brookfield

Eastham

  • H.2423
    An Act relative to the charter of the town of Eastham By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Cyr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2423) of Sarah K. Peake and Julian Cyr (by vote of the town) for legislation to amend the charter of the town of Eastham. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Easthampton

Erving

Essex

Everett

Fairhaven

Fall River

Falmouth

Foxborough

Framingham

Franklin

Gloucester

  • S.2223
    An Act relative to increasing City of Gloucester parking fines By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2223) of Bruce E. Tarr and Ann-Margaret Ferrante (with approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation relative to increasing City of Gloucester parking fines. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Grafton

Great Barrington

Greenfield

  • H.2705
    An Act establishing a municipal light commission in the city known as the town of Greenfield By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2705) of Paul W. Mark, Carlos Gonzalez and John H. Rogers (with the approval of the mayor and town council) for legislation to establish a municipal light commission in the town of Greenfield . Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. [Local Approval Received.]
  • H.2778
    An Act relative to elections in the city known as the town of Greenfield By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2778) of Paul W. Mark and Carlos Gonzalez (with the approval of the mayor and town council) that the town council and the school committee of the city known as the town of Greenfield be authorized to submit certain measures to the voters of said city. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
  • H.4483
    An act relative to the city of Greenfield charter By Representative Mark of Peru and Senator Rosenberg, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4483) of Paul W. Mark and Stanley C. Rosenberg (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to the charter of the city known as the town of Greenfield. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Groveland

Hadley

Hamilton

Hanson

Hardwick

Harvard

Harwich

Haverhill

Hingham

Holden

Holliston

Holyoke

Hopkinton

Hubbardston

  • S.1135
    An Act authorizing the town of Hubbardston to convey a certain parcel of land By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1135) of Anne M. Gobi and Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. (by vote of the town) for legislation to authorize the town of Hubbardston to exchange of a parcel of land located on Ragged Hill Road for a parcel of land located on Gardner Road. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Hull

Huntington

Lakeville

Lancaster

Lawrence

Lee

Lenox

Leominster

Leyden

Lincoln

Littleton

  • H.4504
    granting certain retirement benefits to fire fighter Scott Holt By Representative Arciero of Westford and Senator Eldridge, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4504) of James Arciero and James B. Eldridge (by vote of the town) that the town of Littleton be authorized to increase the accidental disability retirement allowance payable to Scott Holt, a retired fire fighter of said town. Public Service. [Local Approval Received.]

Lowell

Lynn

Lynnfield

  • H.1852
    An Act relative to train culverts in the town of Lynnfield By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1852) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Sheila C. Harrington and Thomas M. McGee (by vote of the town) relative to train culverts in the town of Lynnfield. Transportation. [Local Approval Received.]
  • H.3972
    An Act authorizing the town of Lynnfield to convey certain land By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3972) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and Thomas M. McGee (by vote of the town) that the town of Lynnfield be authorized to convey a certain parcel of land to the Lynnfield American Legion. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
  • H.3976
    An Act authorizing the Town of Lynnfield to grant additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3976) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and Thomas M. McGee (by vote of the town) that the town of Lynnfield be authorized to grant five additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
  • H.3977
    An Act relative to the Lynnfield town charter By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3977) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and Thomas M. McGee (by vote of the town) that the town of Lynnfield be authorized to change the date of the annual town election of said town. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]

Malden

Mansfield

Marlborough

Marshfield

Medford

Melrose

  • H.4102
    An Act providing a charter for the city of Melrose By Mr. Brodeur of Melrose, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4102) of Paul Brodeur (with the approval of the mayor and board of aldermen) relative to revisions to the charter of the city of Melrose. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Methuen

Middlefield

Middleton

  • H.3725
    An Act relative to the Middleton town charter By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3725) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Bruce E. Tarr and Theodore C. Speliotis (by vote of the town) that the town of Middleton be authorized to elect a moderator for a term of three years and change the annual town meeting day to the third Tuesday in May. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]

Milford

Millbury

Millis

Milton

Montague

Nantucket

Natick

New Braintree

  • S.2189
    An Act amending Chapter 268 of the Acts of 2000 By Ms. Gobi, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2189) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Anne M. Gobi and Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr. (by vote of the town) for legislation to amend Chapter 268 of the Acts of 2000. State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. [Local Approval Received.]

Newburyport

Newton

Norfolk

North Adams

North Andover

North Attleborough

North Reading

  • H.4687
    An Act relative to the town meeting of the town of North Reading By Representative Jones of North Reading and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4687) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and Bruce E. Tarr (by vote of the town) relative to town meetings of the town of North Reading. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]
  • H.4690
    An Act changing the name of the board of selectmen of the town of North Reading By Representative Jones of North Reading and Senator Tarr, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4690) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and Bruce E. Tarr (by vote of the town) that the town of North Reading be authorized to amend the charter of said town to change the name of the board of selectmen. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Northampton

Northbridge

Northfield

Norwood

Oak Bluffs

Orange

Orleans

Otis

  • H.4443
    An Act relative to the sale of alcoholic beverages in the town of Otis By Representative Pignatelli of Lenox and Senator Hinds, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4443) of Smitty Pignatelli and Adam G. Hinds (by vote of the town) that the town of Otis be authorized to grant one additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk off the premises in said town. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]

Oxford

Palmer

Peabody

Pembroke

Pittsfield

Plainville

Plymouth

Provincetown

Quincy

Reading

Rehoboth

Revere

Salem

Salisbury

Sandwich

Seekonk

  • H.2087
    An Act relative to establishing a charter commission By Mr. Howitt of Seekonk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2087) of Steven S. Howitt (by vote of the town) that the town of Seekonk be authorized to hold an election for the purpose of voting to seat a charter commission for said town. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]

Sharon

Shelburne

Sherborn

  • H.4533
    removal of elected financial officials for the town of Sherborn By Representative Linsky of Natick and Senator Ross, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4533) of David Paul Linsky and Richard J. Ross (by vote of the town) relative to the removal of elected financial officials in the town of Sherborn. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]

Shrewsbury

Shutesbury

Somerville

Southborough

Springfield

Stockbridge

Stoneham

Stoughton

Sturbridge

Sudbury

Sutton

Swampscott

Taunton

Templeton

Truro

Tyngsborough

Upton

  • H.3726
    An Act relative to the employment contract for the Director of Public Works in the town of Upton By Representative Muradian of Grafton and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3726) of David K. Muradian, Jr., and Michael O. Moore (by vote of the town) that the town of Upton be authorized to enter into an employment contract with the director of public works for up to three years. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]
  • H.4121
    An Act relative to the town manager of the town of Upton By Representative Muradian of Grafton and Senator Moore, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 4121) of David K. Muradian, Jr., and Michael O. Moore (by vote of the town) relative to the town manager of the town of Upton. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Uxbridge

Ware

Wareham

Warren

Watertown

Wayland

Webster

Wellesley

Wellfleet

Wendell

West Boylston

West Newbury

Westborough

Westfield

Westford

  • H.3737
    An Act authorizing the town of Westford to issue an additional liquor license By Representative Arciero of Westford and Senator Donoghue, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3737) of James Arciero and Eileen M. Donoghue (by vote of the town) that the town of Westford be authorized to issue an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]
  • H.3738
    An Act authorizing the town of Westford to issue an additional liquor license By Representative Arciero of Westford and Senator Donoghue, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3738) of James Arciero and Eileen M. Donoghue (by vote of the town) that the town of Westford be authorized to issue an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. [Local Approval Received.]

Westminster

Weston

  • H.3873
    An Act relative to the town of Weston town meeting By Representative Peisch of Wellesley and Senator Barrett, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3873) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and Michael J. Barrett (by vote of the town) that the town of Weston be authorized to increase the number of signatures required to place an article on the warrant of said town. Election Laws. [Local Approval Received.]

Westport

Whately

Wilbraham

Williamsburg

Williamstown

Wilmington

Woburn

  • H.2779
    An Act relative to the traffic commission in the city of Woburn By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2779) of James J. Dwyer and Jay R. Kaufman (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to effective dates of rules and regulations established by the traffic commission of the city of Woburn. Municipalities and Regional Government. [Local Approval Received.]

Worcester

Wrentham