AN ACT PLACING THE MEMBERS OF THE POLICE FORCE AND THE FIRE DEPARTMENT OF THE TOWN OF HOPEDALE UNDER THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Chapter 262 of the acts of
1984 is hereby amended by striking out section 1 and inserting in place
thereof the following section:-
The positions of regular or permanent members of the
including intermittent reserve officers and regular or permanent members of
fire department of the town of Hopedale, shall be subject to the provisions of
chapter 31 of the General Laws and
the tenure of any incumbent thereof shall be
unlimited, subject to the provisions of said chapter 31.
Section 2 of said chapter 262 is hereby repealed.
Public safety personnel hired during the six month period
preceding the effective date of this act shall be included as civil service
employees under chapter 31 of the General Laws, subject to any applicable
This act shall take effect upon its passage.