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  • Acts
  • 2002
  • Chapter 448 AN ACT RELATIVE TO MEMORIALS FOR FIREFIGHTING AND LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:


Chapter 138 of the acts of 1991 is hereby amended by striking out section 376 and inserting in place thereof the following section:-

Section 376. The superintendent of the bureau of state office buildings may accept on behalf of the commonwealth a memorial to law enforcement personnel and a memorial to firefighting personnel killed in the line of duty in the commonwealth. The superintendent shall approve the design and materials used to construct the memorials, and the memorials shall be in keeping with the historical nature of the state house grounds. The memorials shall be placed in an area which is deemed suitable by the superintendent. The cost of the construction of the memorials shall be paid by general contributions from the members of law enforcement agencies and firefighting agencies within the commonwealth, or from other interested individuals and groups.

Approved January 1, 2003.