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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE VI COUNTIES AND COUNTY OFFICERS
  • CHAPTER 34B ABOLITION OF COUNTY GOVERNMENT

Section 1 - Transfer date for abolished counties

Section 2 - Governments of abolished counties

Section 3 - County commissioners; terms

Section 4 - Abolished counties’ functions, duties and responsibilities transferred to commonwealth; employees transferred under administrative office of trial court

Section 5 - Liabilities, debts and assets of abolished counties

Section 6 - Real and personal property of abolished counties

Section 7 - Leases and contracts of abolished counties

Section 8 - Plan to recover amounts paid by commonwealth for liabilities and debts of abolished counties

Section 9 - Treasurers of abolished counties

Section 10 - Registries of deeds of abolished counties; employees, functions and proceedings transferred to commonwealth

Section 11 - Rights of employees of registries of deeds

Section 12 - Sheriffs of abolished counties

Section 13 - Employees of sheriffs of abolished counties

Section 14 - Sheriffs, deputies, jailers, superintendents, keepers, officers, and assistants and other employees of the sheriffs of abolished counties

Section 15 - Statutory rights of employees of abolished counties

Section 16 - Group insurance coverage for employees

Section 17 - Education aid for independent agricultural and technical schools

Section 18 - Retirement systems

Section 19 - Regional retirement systems; boards; members

Section 19A - Essex regional retirement system; Essex regional retirement board; Essex regional retirement board advisory council; benefits; appointment of receiver upon violation by retirement board

Section 20 - Cities and towns; regional charter commissions; regional councils of government

Section 21 - Secretary of administration and finance; plans for effective transfer of county functions to commonwealth

Section 22 - Municipalities of abolished counties; dog funds