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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 1: Attorney general; supervision of department; salary; qualifications; other sources of income

Section 1. (a) There shall be a department of the attorney general, under the supervision and control of the attorney general, which shall be organized as provided in this chapter. The attorney general shall receive a salary of $175,000 and an additional amount to be adjusted biennially to reflect the aggregate quarterly change in salaries and wages in the commonwealth for the most recent 8 quarters as determined by the Bureau of Economic Analysis in the United States Department of Commerce. The attorney general shall be a member of the bar of the commonwealth.

(b) The attorney general shall not receive earned income from any other source but may receive unearned or passive income.