AN ACT PROVIDING FOR CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION REVIEW OF STATE POLICE DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Chapter 22C of the General Laws
is hereby amended by striking out section 13, as appearing in the 2000 Official
Edition, and inserting in place thereof the following section:-
Section 13. Any uniformed member of the state police who has served for
1 year or more
against whom charges have been preferred shall be tried by a board to be
appointed by the colonel or, at the request of the officer, may be tried by a
board consisting of the colonel. Any person aggrieved by the finding of such
a trial board may appeal the decision of the trial board
sections 41 to 45, inclusive of chapter 31. A uniformed
officer of the state
who has been dismissed from the force after trial before such a trial board, or
while charges to be tried by a trial board
are pending against him, shall not be
reinstated by the colonel.
House of Representatives, January 16, 2002.
This Bill having been returned by the Lieutenant-Governor, Acting Governor
with her objections thereto in writing (see
House 4834) has been passed by the House of Representatives, notwithstanding
said objections, two-thirds of the House (117 yeas to 35 nays) having agreed
to pass the same.