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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts


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 of chapter 13 of the acts of 2000 is hereby amended by adding the following 2 subsections:-

(g) The board of directors of the corporation shall be subject to section 23B of chapter 39 of the General Laws and shall hold all its meetings in the town of Provincetown unless otherwise approved by a vote of the board of selectmen.

(h) The corporation shall manage the pier in such a manner as to encourage and support the commercial fishing industry, and shall, at a minimum, give first priority to Provincetown based commercial fishing vessels in the assignment of dockage space on the town owned finger piers and floating dock slips on the northeasterly side of the pier as well as to the provision of adequate loading and off-loading facilities for commercial fishing vessels.

SECTION 2. Subsection (a) of section 4 of said chapter 13 is hereby amended by striking out the twelfth sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- Members of the board of directors shall have education and experience in 1 or more of the following fields: commercial fishing, law, finance, marine operations and real estate and the board as a whole shall include persons with education and experience in several of these fields.

SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved August 10, 2002.