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Chapter 1 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A BETTERMENT FUND IN THE TOWN OF SPENCER. (House, No. H1326)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 15, 2004
Chapter 2 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ANNUAL OBSERVANCE OF MYOSITIS AWARENESS DAY. (House, No. H3970)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 15, 2004
Chapter 3 AN ACT RELATIVE TO PROPERTY TAX CLASSIFICATION IN CITIES AND TOWNS. (House, No. H4434)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 16, 2004
Chapter 4 AN ACT EXEMPTING THE POSITION OF DEPUTY POLICE CHIEF OF THE TOWN OF CHELMSFORD FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW. (House, No. H3836)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 22, 2004
Chapter 5 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A SELECTMEN - TOWN MANAGER FORM OF GOVERNMENT IN THE TOWN OF FOXBOROUGH. (House, No. H4018)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 22, 2004
Chapter 6 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MUNICIPAL LIGHT BOARD OF THE TOWN OF MARBLEHEAD. (House, No. H4107)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 22, 2004
Chapter 7 AN ACT AUTHORIZING A BALLOT QUESTION IN THE TOWN OF LEXINGTON RELATIVE TO THE GRANTING OF CERTAIN ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSES. (House, No. H4172)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 22, 2004
Chapter 8 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WESTWOOD TO GRANT LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND WINES AND MALT BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (House, No. H4361)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 22, 2004
Chapter 9 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DISPOSITION BY EXCHANGE OF LAND HELD FOR PRESERVATION OF NATURAL SCENIC AND OPEN QUALITIES. (Senate, No. S2086)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 22, 2004
Chapter 10 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MEDICAL SECURITY TRUST FUND. (House, No. H4433)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 26, 2004
Chapter 11 AN ACT EXEMPTING THE POSITION OF CHIEF OF POLICE IN THE TOWN OF EAST LONGMEADOW FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW. (Senate, No. S2163)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 26, 2004
Chapter 12 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ANNUAL OBSERVANCE OF CERTAIN CIVIL WAR INFANTRY REGIMENTS DAYS. (House, No. H1764)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 29, 2004
Chapter 13 AN ACT RELATIVE TO PONDERS HOLLOW ROAD IN THE CITY OF WESTFIELD. (Senate, No. S1157)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 29, 2004
Chapter 14 AN ACT AUTHORIZING A BALLOT QUESTION IN THE TOWN OF BELMONT RELATIVE TO THE GRANTING OF LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IN CERTAIN RESTAURANTS. (House, No. H3975)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 29, 2004
Chapter 15 AN ACT VALIDATING THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE ANNUAL TOWN MEETING IN THE TOWN OF PALMER. (House, No. H4141)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 29, 2004
Chapter 16 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF SOUTHAMPTON TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES NOT TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (House, No. H4162)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 29, 2004
Chapter 17 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF ADAMS TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (Senate, No. S2034)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 29, 2004
Chapter 18 AN ACT DESIGNATING THE BROCKTON DISTRICT COURTHOUSE AS THE GEORGE N. COVETT COURTHOUSE. (House, No. H4156)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 29, 2004
Chapter 19 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN OVERPASS IN THE CITY OF NEWBURYPORT AS THE RAYMOND F. WELCH MEMORIAL OVERPASS. (Senate, No. S1854)      Approved by the Acting Governor, February 5, 2004
Chapter 20 AN ACT RELATIVE TO PARKING VIOLATIONS IN THE TOWN OF WELLFLEET. (House, No. H4122)      Approved by the Acting Governor, February 5, 2004
Chapter 21 AN ACT RELATIVE TO PUBLIC WORKS FUNCTIONS IN THE TOWN OF BELMONT. (House, No. H4084)      Approved by the Acting Governor, February 5, 2004
Chapter 22 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF MILTON TO ESTABLISH THE MILTON HIGH SCHOOL ACCREDITATION FUND. (House, No. H4367)      Approved by the Acting Governor, February 12, 2004
Chapter 23 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE GERIATRIC AUTHORITY OF THE TOWN OF MILFORD. (House, No. H193)      Approved by the Acting Governor, February 12, 2004
Chapter 24 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE USE OF MOTORCYCLIST'S HEAD GEAR IN PARADES. (House, No. H206)      Approved by the Acting Governor, February 12, 2004
Chapter 25 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE EARLY RETIREMENT OF ELIGIBLE EMPLOYEES OF THE NASHOBA ASSOCIATED BOARDS OF HEALTH. (Senate, No. S2185)      Approved by the Acting Governor, February 12, 2004
Chapter 26 AN ACT PLACING THE MEMBERS OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT OF THE TOWN OF ACUSHNET UNDER THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW. (House, No. H4282)      Approved by the Acting Governor, February 12, 2004
Chapter 27 AN ACT RELATIVE TO VACANCIES IN CERTAIN OFFICES IN THE TOWN OF SPENCER. (House, No. H4077)      Approved by the Acting Governor, February 12, 2004
Chapter 28 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A FUEL REVOLVING ACCOUNT AT NANTUCKET MEMORIAL AIRPORT. (Senate, No. S1170)      Approved by the Acting Governor, February 12, 2004
Chapter 29 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE IN THE TOWN OF BROOKLINE. (House, No. H4088)      Approved by the Acting Governor, February 12, 2004
Chapter 30 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF TEWKSBURY OR THE TEWKSBURY CONSERVATION COMMISSION TO CONVEY CERTAIN EASEMENTS TO TENNESSEE GAS PIPELINE COMPANY IN THE TOWN OF TEWKSBURY. (Senate, No. S1938)      Approved by the Acting Governor, February 13, 2004
Chapter 31 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING CERTAIN STRUCTURES TO BE EXEMPTED FROM CERTAIN HARBOR LINES IN THE MERRIMACK RIVER IN THE CITY OF HAVERHILL. (Senate, No. S1188)      Approved by the Acting Governor, February 20, 2004
Chapter 32 AN ACT RELATIVE TO SUMMER SPECIAL POLICE OFFICERS IN THE TOWN OF NANTUCKET. (Senate, No. S1168)      Approved by the Acting Governor, February 20, 2004
Chapter 33 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF FAIRHAVEN TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF WINES AND MALT BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (House, No. H4148)      Approved by the Acting Governor, February 26, 2004
Chapter 34 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN BRIDGE IN THE CITY OF QUINCY AS THE HONORABLE PAUL D. HAROLD MEMORIAL BRIDGE. (Senate, No. S1980)      Approved by the Acting Governor, February 26, 2004
Chapter 35 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE PAYMENT OBLIGATIONS OF THE CITY OF BROCKTON UNDER A WATER SUPPLY CONTRACT. (House, No. H4314)      Approved by the Acting Governor, February 26, 2004
Chapter 36 AN ACT RELATIVE TO ANNUAL ELECTIONS IN THE TOWN OF NORTH ANDOVER. (House, No. H3906)      Approved by the Acting Governor, March 5, 2004
Chapter 37 AN ACT RELATIVE TO PARKING VIOLATIONS IN THE TOWN OF MARBLEHEAD. (House, No. H4235)      Approved by the Acting Governor, March 5, 2004
Chapter 38 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE DIGHTON WATER DISTRICT. (House, No. H387)      Approved by the Acting Governor, March 5, 2004
Chapter 39 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF BRIDGEWATER TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES NOT TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (Senate, No. S2016)      Approved by the Acting Governor, March 5, 2004
Chapter 40 AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2004 TO PROVIDE FOR SUPPLEMENTING CERTAIN EXISTING APPROPRIATIONS AND FOR CERTAIN OTHER ACTIVITIES AND PROJECTS. (Senate, No. S2243)      Approved by the Acting Governor, March 5, 2004
Chapter 41 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF PEPPERELL TO PLACE A CERTAIN QUESTION ON THE BALLOT AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF WINES AND MALT BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (House, No. H4377)      Approved by the Acting Governor, March 8, 2004
Chapter 42 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF BELMONT TO DESIGNATE A CHECKOFF ON ITS TAX BILL FOR THE TOWN'S GENERAL FUND. (House, No. H3979)      Approved by the Acting Governor, March 12, 2004
Chapter 43 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ANNUAL OBSERVANCE OF JACK KEROUAC DAY. (Senate, No. S1666)      Approved by the Acting Governor, March 12, 2004
Chapter 44 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR SANDRA DELGAUDIO-UPTON, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT. (House, No. H4491)      Approved by the Acting Governor, March 12, 2004
Chapter 45 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A CLERK OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NORTHAMPTON. (House, No. H4106)      Approved by the Acting Governor, March 12, 2004
Chapter 46 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF MENDON TO ESTABLISH A CAPITAL EXPENDITURE FUND. (House, No. H192)      Approved by the Acting Governor, March 12, 2004
Chapter 47 AN ACT MAKING SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR AN ELECTION IN THE TOWN OF WEBSTER TO FILL A VACANCY IN THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN AND IN THE OFFICE OF MODERATOR. (House, No. H4590)      Approved by the Acting Governor, March 18, 2004
Chapter 48 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR JOANNE M. SOLLECITO, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION. (House, No. H4440)      Approved by the Acting Governor, March 25, 2004
Chapter 49 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF DEDHAM TO REIMBURSE CERTAIN SEWER FEES PAID IN ERROR. (House, No. H4558)      Approved by the Acting Governor, March 25, 2004
Chapter 50 AN ACT REQUIRING PILOTS FOR CERTAIN VESSELS. (House, No. H4104)      Approved by the Acting Governor, March 25, 2004
Chapter 51 AN ACT EXTENDING THE TIME FOR POLITICAL PARTY COMMITTEES TO ORGANIZE IN THE CURRENT YEAR. (Senate, No. S2264)      Approved by the Acting Governor, March 26, 2004
Chapter 52 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A SPECIAL ELECTION TO FILL A VACANCY ON THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN IN THE TOWN OF WILMINGTON. (House, No. H3921)      Approved by the Acting Governor, March 25, 2004
Chapter 53 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE OFF-STREET PARKING BOARD IN THE CITY OF WORCESTER. (House, No. H4082)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 1, 2004
Chapter 54 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN BRIDGE IN THE TOWN OF CANTON AS THE JOHN E. FARRINGTON BRIDGE. (House, No. H661)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 1, 2004
Chapter 55 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE APPOINTMENT OF KENNETH E. WRIGHT AS A POLICE OFFICER IN THE TOWN OF MANSFIELD. (Senate, No. S1589)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 1, 2004
Chapter 56 AN ACT DESIGNATING STATE HIGHWAY ROUTE 146A IN THE TOWN OF UXBRIDGE AS THE LYDIA TAFT HIGHWAY. (Senate, No. S1890)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 1, 2004
Chapter 57 AN ACT RELATIVE TO A BETTERMENT ASSESSMENT IN THE TOWN OF STURBRIDGE. (Senate, No. S2030)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 1, 2004
Chapter 58 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE COMMISSIONER OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND TO THE ROXBURY/SOUTH END TENANTS' COUNCIL, INC., D/B/A ROXSE TENANTS COUNCIL. (Senate, No. S2181)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 1, 2004
Chapter 59 AN ACT RELATIVE TO ANNUITY CONTRACTS. (House, No. H4193)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 1, 2004
Chapter 60 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN ROADWAY IN THE VETERANS' MEMORIAL CEMETERY IN THE TOWN OF WINCHENDON. (Senate, No. S2126)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 1, 2004
Chapter 61 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN HOUSING IN THE CITY KNOWN AS THE TOWN OF METHUEN. (House, No. H4416)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 1, 2004
Chapter 62 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TRAFFIC COMMISSION IN THE CITY OF WESTFIELD. (Senate, No. S1932)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 1, 2004
Chapter 63 AN ACT REGULATING THE USE OF LOWELL PARK IN THE TOWN OF BARNSTABLE. (Senate, No. S1935)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 1, 2004
Chapter 64 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE DESIGNATION OF A SCENIC BYWAY IN THE TOWNS OF HADLEY AND SOUTH HADLEY. (Senate, No. S2012)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 1, 2004
Chapter 65 AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2004 TO PROVIDE FOR SUPPLEMENTING CERTAIN EXISTING APPROPRIATIONS AND FOR CERTAIN OTHER ACTIVITIES AND PROJECTS. (Senate, No. S2304)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 5, 2004
Chapter 66 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE COMMITMENT OF SEXUALLY DANGEROUS PERSONS. (Senate, No. S1005)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 7, 2004
Chapter 67 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR LESLIE A. DONAHUE, A JUSTICE OF THE TRIAL COURT. (Senate, No. S2314)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 8, 2004
Chapter 68 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND TO THAYER ACADEMY IN THE TOWN OF BRAINTREE. (Senate, No. S2178)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 8, 2004
Chapter 69 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ANNUAL OBSERVANCE OF ARMENIAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH. (House, No. H2695)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 13, 2004
Chapter 70 AN ACT EXTENDING THE TIME FOR SUBMITTING NOMINATION PAPERS FOR CERTAIN STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICTS IN THE YEAR 2004. (House, No. H4661)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 15, 2004
Chapter 71 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WINCHESTER TO GRANT 3 ADDITIONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES. (Senate, No. S2032)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 16, 2004
Chapter 72 AN ACT EXEMPTING THE POSITION OF DEPUTY POLICE CHIEF OF THE TOWN OF BRAINTREE FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW. (House, No. H4379)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 16, 2004
Chapter 73 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A CHARTER FOR THE TOWN OF DUDLEY. (House, No. H4428)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 21, 2004
Chapter 74 AN ACT RELATIVE TO REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICTS IN THE GENERAL COURT. (House, No. H4686)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 21, 2004
Chapter 75 AN ACT EXTENDING THE SERVICE OF THE INCUMBENT ADJUTANT GENERAL. (House, No. H4568)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 23, 2004
Chapter 76 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF LOWELL TO PAY A CERTAIN UNPAID BILL. (House, No. H4216)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 23, 2004
Chapter 77 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF HINGHAM TO GRANT CERTAIN LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES. (House, No. H4368)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 23, 2004
Chapter 78 AN ACT RELATIVE TO PARKING FINES IN THE TOWN OF HARWICH. (House, No. H4079)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 23, 2004
Chapter 79 AN ACT RELATIVE TO PARKING FINES IN THE TOWN OF CHATHAM. (House, No. H4078)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 23, 2004
Chapter 80 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN BRIDGE IN THE CITY KNOWN AS THE TOWN OF METHUEN AS THE JOSEPH S. FRANCIOSA BRIDGE. (House, No. H3898)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 23, 2004
Chapter 81 AN ACT RELATIVE TO POLICE MUTUAL AID AGREEMENTS. (House, No. H593)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 23, 2004
Chapter 82 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF DIGHTON TO ESTABLISH A SPECIAL FUND. (House, No. H455)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 23, 2004
Chapter 83 AN ACT RELATIVE TO A CERTAIN BRIDGE IN THE TOWN OF AMESBURY. (Senate, No. S1853)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 28, 2004
Chapter 84 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE FITCHBURG HOUSING AUTHORITY TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND. (House, No. H4242)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 28, 2004
Chapter 85 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR MARGUERITE MCWHINNIE, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT OF THE COMMONWEALTH. (Senate, No. S2198)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 28, 2004
Chapter 86 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE SCHOOL COMMITTEE OF THE CITY OF CHELSEA. (House, No. H4410)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 28, 2004
Chapter 87 AN ACT AUTHORIZING A CHANGE IN LAND USE IN THE TOWN OF LAKEVILLE. (House, No. H4112)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 6, 2004
Chapter 88 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WELLESLEY TO ESTABLISH A GROUP INSURANCE LIABILITY FUND. (House, No. H3869)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 6, 2004
Chapter 89 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE ELECTION OF TOWN MEETING MEMBERS AND VALIDATING THE ACTIONS TAKEN AT CERTAIN TOWN MEETINGS HELD IN THE TOWN OF SOUTH HADLEY. (House, No. H4380)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 6, 2004
Chapter 90 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR CIGARETTE ESCROW COMPLIANCE. (House, No. H4327)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 6, 2004
Chapter 91 AN ACT RELATIVE TO VOTING PRECINCTS IN THE TOWN OF AMHERST. (House, No. H4421)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 6, 2004
Chapter 92 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF QUINCY TO ESTABLISH FUNDS TO ENHANCE STREETS AND SIDEWALKS AND TO OVERSEE THE QUARRY HILLS RECREATION COMPLEX. (Senate, No. S2167)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 6, 2004
Chapter 93 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PRESERVATION FUND IN THE TOWN OF HUBBARDSTON. (Senate, No. S2074)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 6, 2004
Chapter 94 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF ROCKLAND. (Senate, No. S2189)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 6, 2004
Chapter 95 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF PALMER TO ESTABLISH A SPECIAL REVENUE FUND. (Senate, No. S1947)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 6, 2004
Chapter 96 AN ACT RELATIVE TO MEDICARE DRUG BENEFITS. (House, No. H4714)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 12, 2004
Chapter 97 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE COMPUTERIZATION OF THE EXAMINATION FOR CERTIFICATION FOR THE PRACTICE OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY. (Senate, No. S2210)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 13, 2004
Chapter 98 AN ACT DESIGNATING THE FORMER ADMINISTRATION BUILDING AT TEWKSBURY HOSPITAL AS THE RICHARD P. MORRIS BUILDING. (House, No. H4567)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 13, 2004
Chapter 99 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE DISPOSITION OF CERTAIN STATE OWNED LAND IN THE CITY OF MEDFORD. (House, No. H3076)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 13, 2004
Chapter 100 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE RETIREMENT AND HEALTH BENEFITS OF CERTAIN ELECTED OFFICIALS OF THE TOWN OF RICHMOND. (House, No. H4236)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 13, 2004
Chapter 101 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF NORFOLK TO ESTABLISH A DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS. (House, No. H4313)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 17, 2004
Chapter 102 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN SEPARATE ACCOUNTS. (Senate, No. S850)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 20, 2004
Chapter 103 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE DEDHAM-WESTWOOD WATER DISTRICT. (Senate, No. S1965)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 20, 2004
Chapter 104 AN ACT RELATIVE TO DAMAGES FOR HARMED ASSISTANCE ANIMALS. (House, No. H2829)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 20, 2004
Chapter 105 AN ACT RELATIVE TO PARKING FINES IN THE CITY OF HAVERHILL. (House, No. H4210)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 20, 2004
Chapter 106 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE TAXATION OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE TOWN OF BELMONT. (House, No. H3980)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 20, 2004
Chapter 107 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR SHEILA MAHAN, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT. (House, No. H4481)      Became law without Executive Approval, May 20, 2004
Chapter 108 AN ACT RELATIVE TO ADJUDICATORY HEARINGS OF THE BOARD OF REGISTRATION IN MEDICINE. (Senate, No. S2151)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 21, 2004
Chapter 109 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE TERMS OF CERTAIN BONDS TO BE ISSUED BY THE COMMONWEALTH. (House, No. H4285)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 21, 2004
Chapter 110 AN ACT EXEMPTING MEMBERS OF THE POLICE FORCE OF THE TOWN OF HOPEDALE FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW. (House, No. H4309)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 25, 2004
Chapter 111 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE USE OF RETIRED POLICE OFFICERS BY THE TOWN OF GRAFTON. (House, No. H3936)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 27, 2004
Chapter 112 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF MAYNARD TO GRANT AN EASEMENT OVER CERTAIN CONSERVATION LAND. (Senate, No. S2169)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 27, 2004
Chapter 113 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF LUNENBURG TO ESTABLISH A CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT TRUST FUND AND A BOND AND NOTE PROCEEDS INVESTMENT FUND. (Senate, No. S1144)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 27, 2004
Chapter 114 AN ACT AUTHORIZING A TRANSFER FROM THE UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION FUND IN THE TOWN OF GILL. (Senate, No. S2104)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 27, 2004
Chapter 115 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR A CERTAIN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL RETARDATION. (Senate, No. S2336)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 27, 2004
Chapter 116 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE DEFINITION OF A VETERAN. (Senate, No. S822)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 28, 2004
Chapter 117 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE DESTRUCTION, DEFACEMENT OR REMOVAL OF VETERANS' COMMEMORATIVE FLAG HOLDERS. (House, No. H2390)      Approved by the Acting Governor, May 28, 2004
Chapter 118 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE BOUNDARY LINE BETWEEN THE TOWNS OF GROTON AND PEPPERELL. (House, No. H4334)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 3, 2004
Chapter 119 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE JACOB SEARS MEMORIAL LIBRARY. (House, No. H3746)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 3, 2004
Chapter 120 AN ACT AUTHORIZING PRONOUNCEMENT OF DEATH BY NURSE PRACTITIONERS. (House, No. H1663)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 3, 2004
Chapter 121 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE JURISDICTION OVER PUBLIC PARKS IN THE CITY OF HOLYOKE. (Senate, No. S2090)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 3, 2004
Chapter 122 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE PROCEDURES FOR MUNICIPALITIES AND DISTRICTS TO ACCEPT STATUTES. (Senate, No. S2218)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 3, 2004
Chapter 123 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR UNIFORM REGULATORY STANDARDS FOR CERTAIN INSURANCE COMPANIES. (House, No. H2823)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 3, 2004
Chapter 124 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CHERRY VALLEY SEWER DISTRICT 2000-2001 PROJECT. (Senate, No. S2102)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 10, 2004
Chapter 125 AN ACT PROTECTING THE WAGES AND TIPS OF CERTAIN EMPLOYEES. (House, No. H4431)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 10, 2004
Chapter 126 AN ACT RELATIVE TO MOTORCYCLE SAFETY. (House, No. H2124)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 10, 2004
Chapter 127 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF BRAINTREE TO TRANSFER A CERTAIN PARCEL OF TOWN PARK LAND. (House, No. H4129)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 16, 2004
Chapter 128 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF SOUTHWICK TO GRANT AN EASEMENT TO CAROL K. COLLINS. (Senate, No. S1940)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 16, 2004
Chapter 129 AN ACT VALIDATING THE ACTIONS TAKEN AT THE SPECIAL TOWN ELECTION HELD BY THE TOWN OF NEW SALEM. (House, No. H4515)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 16, 2004
Chapter 130 AN ACT AUTHORIZING CERTAIN UTILITY RIGHTS-OF-WAY IN THE TOWN OF TEWKSBURY. (Senate, No. S2070)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 16, 2004
Chapter 131 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF HARVARD TO CONVEY CERTAIN PARK LAND. (House, No. H3999)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 16, 2004
Chapter 132 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF SANDWICH TO GRANT CONSERVATION RESTRICTIONS ON CERTAIN PARCELS OF LAND IN THE TOWN OF SANDWICH. (House, No. H4597)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 16, 2004
Chapter 133 AN ACT PROVIDING THAT EMIL DEFUSCO MAY CONTINUE EMPLOYMENT WITH THE POLICE DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY OF LAWRENCE. (House, No. H4682)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 16, 2004
Chapter 134 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF REVERE TO REDUCE WATER AND SEWER FEE LIABILITY IN EXCHANGE FOR VOLUNTEER SERVICES BY PERSONS OVER AGE 60. (Senate, No. S2223)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 16, 2004
Chapter 135 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE SOUTH SAGAMORE WATER DISTRICT AND THE BOURNE WATER DISTRICT. (Senate, No. S2226)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 16, 2004
Chapter 136 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF INSPECTIONAL SERVICES IN THE CITY OF LYNN. (House, No. H4509)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 16, 2004
Chapter 137 AN ACT IMPROVING PUBLIC HEALTH IN THE COMMONWEALTH. (House, No. H4256)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 18, 2004
Chapter 138 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF SALISBURY TO MAKE AN APPEAL TO THE APPELLATE TAX BOARD. (House, No. H4296)      Passed over veto, June 9, 2004
Chapter 139 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF GREENFIELD TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES NOT TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (House, No. H4743)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 24, 2004
Chapter 140 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ANNUAL OBSERVANCE OF GUARDIANS' DAY. (House, No. H4482)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 24, 2004
Chapter 141 AN ACT AMENDING THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF ANDOVER. (House, No. H3887)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 24, 2004
Chapter 142 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF BEDFORD TO LEASE A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND. (Senate, No. S1979)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 24, 2004
Chapter 143 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF BELLINGHAM TO ESTABLISH A COMPENSATED ABSENCE FUND. (House, No. H4102)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 24, 2004
Chapter 144 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE SANDWICH WATER DISTRICT. (Senate, No. S1163)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 24, 2004
Chapter 145 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE IPSWICH AFFORDABLE HOUSING TRUST FUND. (Senate, No. S1987)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 24, 2004
Chapter 146 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS OF INSURANCE. (House, No. H1700)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 24, 2004
Chapter 147 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR FILLING VACANCIES IN THE OFFICE OF MAYOR, CITY COUNCILLOR-AT-LARGE, WARD COUNCILLOR AND SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEMBER OF THE CITY OF REVERE. (House, No. H4681)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 24, 2004
Chapter 148 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE APPOINTMENT OF KELLY MCNIFF AS A FIREFIGHTER IN THE TOWN OF BOURNE NOTWITHSTANDING THE MAXIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT. (Senate, No. S1968)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 24, 2004
Chapter 149 AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2005 FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF THE DEPARTMENTS, BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, INSTITUTIONS AND CERTAIN ACTIVITIES OF THE COMMONWEALTH, FOR INTEREST, SINKING FUND AND SERIAL BOND REQUIREMENTS AND FOR CERTAIN PERMANENT IMPROVEMENTS. (House, No. H4850)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 25, 2004
Chapter 150 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING CERTAIN WEAPONS. (Senate, No. S2367)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 1, 2004
Chapter 151 AN ACT REQUIRING LATE COUNTING OF CERTAIN OVERSEAS ABSENTEE BALLOTS IN CITY ELECTIONS. (Senate, No. S2164)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 1, 2004
Chapter 152 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF LOWELL TO PAY AN UNPAID BILL. (House, No. H4521)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 1, 2004
Chapter 153 AN ACT AUTHORIZING PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS FOR CERTAIN CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE POLICE MUSEUM FUND. (Senate, No. S1417)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 1, 2004
Chapter 154 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN CAPITAL SPENDING AUTHORIZATIONS. (House, No. H4759)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 1, 2004
Chapter 155 AN ACT RELATIVE TO SPECIAL VETERANS PLATES. (Senate, No. S2338)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 1, 2004
Chapter 156 AN ACT RELATIVE TO PART-TIME ELECTED OFFICIALS OF THE TOWN OF SWANSEA. (House, No. H3969)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 1, 2004
Chapter 157 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF NORTHBRIDGE TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES NOT TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (House, No. H3935)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 1, 2004
Chapter 158 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND TO THE TOWN OF WEBSTER. (House, No. H4711)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 2, 2004
Chapter 159 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS TO ACQUIRE CERTAIN PARCELS OF LAND IN THE TOWN OF BOURNE. (House, No. H4866)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 2, 2004
Chapter 160 AN ACT RELATIVE TO A PENSION FOR A SURVIVING SPOUSE IN THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD. (House, No. H4157)      Became law without Executive Approval, July 4, 2004
Chapter 161 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWNS OF DENNIS AND BREWSTER TO GRANT CONSERVATION RESTRICTIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND RECREATION. (Senate, No. S2196)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 7, 2007
Chapter 162 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE TOWN ADMINISTRATOR OF THE TOWN OF WEST BOYLSTON. (House, No. H4230)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 7, 2004
Chapter 163 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF BELLINGHAM TO ESTABLISH CERTAIN REVOLVING FUNDS. (House, No. H4015)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 7, 2004
Chapter 164 AN ACT INCREASING THE NUMBER OF THE PERMANENT INTERMITTENT POLICE FORCE IN THE CITY OF METHUEN. (House, No. H4175)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 7, 2004
Chapter 165 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR ABATEMENT OF TAXES CAUSED BY A FIRE IN THE CITY OF PEABODY ON DECEMBER 18, 2003. (House, No. H4611)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 7, 2004
Chapter 166 AN ACT RELATIVE TO LIQUOR LEGAL LIABILITY INSURANCE. (House, No. H1881)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 8, 2004
Chapter 167 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF LAWRENCE. (House, No. H4195)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 9, 2004
Chapter 168 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MASSACHUSETTS CREDIT UNION SHARE INSURANCE CORPORATION. (Senate, No. S2267)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 9, 2004
Chapter 169 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE FINANCIAL STABILITY IN THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD. (House, No. H4799)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 9, 2004
Chapter 170 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE POSSESSION OF ELECTRONIC WEAPONS. (House, No. H3400)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 15, 2004
Chapter 171 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF RAYNHAM TO ESTABLISH A BETTERMENT RESERVE FUND. (House, No. H4075)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 15, 2004
Chapter 172 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A FORMULA FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF COMMUNITY POLICING GRANTS. (House, No. H4926)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 15, 2004
Chapter 173 AN ACT ESTABLISHING UNIFORM PRIMARY PROCEDURES FOR UNENROLLED VOTERS. (House, No. H2229)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 15, 2004
Chapter 174 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO LEASE CERTAIN PROPERTY. (Senate, No. S2234)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 15, 2004
Chapter 175 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE DISCONTINUANCE OF A PORTION OF DOCK LANE IN THE CITY OF BEVERLY. (House, No. H4189)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 15, 2004
Chapter 176 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF NEEDHAM. (House, No. H4875)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 15, 2004
Chapter 177 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE PUBLIC DISCLOSURE OF OWNERSHIP OF A CEMETERY CORPORATION. (Senate, No. S478)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 15, 2004
Chapter 178 AN ACT RELATIVE TO BUSINESS CORPORATIONS. (House, No. H4833)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 15, 2004
Chapter 179 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR AN ANIMAL CONTROL COMMISSION IN THE TOWN OF LANCASTER. (House, No. H3879)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 15, 2004
Chapter 180 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE APPOINTMENT OF RETIRED POLICE OFFICERS IN THE CITY OF FITCHBURG. (House, No. H4617)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 15, 2004
Chapter 181 AN ACT RELATIVE TO EYE EXAMINATIONS FOR CHILDREN. (Senate, No. S687)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 15, 2004
Chapter 182 AN ACT RELATIVE TO PUBLIC CHARITIES. (House, No. H4234)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 15, 2004
Chapter 183 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND TO THE TOWN OF WHITMAN. (House, No. H4688)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 18, 2004
Chapter 184 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR ROSA A. MCPHERSON, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT. (Senate, No. S2073)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 18, 2004
Chapter 185 AN ACT RELATIVE TO PROVISIONAL EMPLOYEES IN THE CITY OF WORCESTER. (House, No. H3839)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 17, 2004
Chapter 186 AN ACT PROVIDING THAT CERTAIN EMPLOYEES OF THE TAUNTON MUNICIPAL LIGHTING PLANT OF THE CITY OF TAUNTON BE UNDER THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW. (House, No. H4185)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 19, 2004
Chapter 187 AN ACT CLARIFYING THE FUNDING PERIOD FOR CERTAIN APPROPRIATIONS. (House, No. H4930)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 19, 2004
Chapter 188 AN ACT RELATIVE TO MONIES RECEIVED FROM THE DISPOSITION OF CERTAIN SURPLUS PROPERTY. (House, No. H4917)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 19, 2004
Chapter 189 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR AN INVESTIGATION BY A SPECIAL COMMISSION RELATIVE TO THE EFFECTS OF OXYCONTIN AND OTHER DRUG USE. (House, No. H4925)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 19, 2004
Chapter 190 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF ROCKLAND TO ISSUE ADDITIONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (Senate, No. S2072)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 19, 2004
Chapter 191 AN ACT RELATIVE TO DANGEROUS BUILDINGS. (House, No. H972)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 19, 2004
Chapter 192 AN ACT EXEMPTING THE POSITION OF POLICE CHIEF OF THE TOWN OF READING FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW. (House, No. H4757)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 19, 2004
Chapter 193 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING PUBLIC CONSTRUCTION IN THE COMMONWEALTH. (Senate, No. S2358)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 19, 2004
Chapter 194 AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION GRANT PROGRAM. (House, No. H4914)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 20, 2004
Chapter 195 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE MODIFICATION OF THE FORM OF PROPERTY TAX BILLING IN THE TOWN OF BELMONT. (House, No. H3981)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 13, 2004
Chapter 196 AN ACT RESTRUCTURING THE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM OF THE COMMONWEALTH. (House, No. H4972)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 21, 2004
Chapter 197 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE SHELLFISH WARDENS TRAINING PROGRAM. (Senate, No. S1238)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 21, 2004
Chapter 198 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WAREHAM TO GRANT A CONSERVATION RESTRICTION TO THE WAREHAM LAND TRUST. (Senate, No. S1171)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 21, 2004
Chapter 199 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE RELEASE OF A CONSERVATION RESTRICTION IN THE TOWN OF GRAFTON. (House, No. H4352)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 21, 2004
Chapter 200 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN HEALTH PREMIUM PAYMENTS MADE BY THE TOWN OF MASHPEE. (House, No. H4085)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 21, 2004
Chapter 201 AN ACT AUTHORIZING CERTAIN BONDS FOR SCHOOL BUILDING ASSISTANCE. (House, No. H1000)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 23, 2004
Chapter 202 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO TRANSFER A CERTAIN PARCEL OF CONSERVATION/RECREATION LAND WITHIN THE TOWN OF SANDWICH. (Senate, No. S2117)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 23, 2004
Chapter 203 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF NORTH ANDOVER TO GRANT OPEN SPACE RESTRICTIONS. (House, No. H3847)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 23, 2004
Chapter 204 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF NORTH ANDOVER TO GRANT A CERTAIN EASEMENT. (House, No. H4090)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 23, 2004
Chapter 205 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A DEPARTMENT OF EARLY EDUCATION AND CARE. (House, No. H4904)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 23, 2004
Chapter 206 AN ACT DESIGNATING CERTAIN LANDS IN THE TOWN OF TEWKSBURY FOR CONSERVATION, AGRICULTURE AND PASSIVE PUBLIC RECREATIONAL PURPOSES. (Senate, No. S2427)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 23, 2004
Chapter 207 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF CARLISLE TO GRANT CONSERVATION RESTRICTIONS FOR TOWN OWNED CONSERVATION LAND. (Senate, No. S1148)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 23, 2004
Chapter 208 AN ACT RELATIVE TO SCHOOL BUILDING ASSISTANCE. (House, No. H4978)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 26, 2004
Chapter 209 AN ACT RELATIVE TO RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS. (House, No. H3532)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 26, 2004
Chapter 210 AN ACT RELATIVE TO FUNDS FOR SCHOOL BUILDING ASSISTANCE. (House, No. H4977)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 28, 2004
Chapter 211 AN ACT AUTHORIZING CERTAIN BORROWING BY THE TOWN OF TEWKSBURY. (House, No. H4965)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 28, 2004
Chapter 212 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF HAMILTON TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND. (House, No. H4449)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 28, 2004
Chapter 213 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE SETTING OF PRIVATE PASSENGER AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE RATES. (House, No. H4675)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 28, 2004
Chapter 214 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF SALEM TO GRANT 2 ADDITIONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF WINES AND MALT BEVERAGES. (House, No. H4897)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 28, 2004
Chapter 215 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE STANDARD FOR COMMERCIALLY USED WEIGHING AND MEASURING DEVICES. (House, No. H27)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 28, 2004
Chapter 216 AN ACT MERGING THE WOODLAND WATER DISTRICT OF AUBURN WITH THE AUBURN WATER DISTRICT. (House, No. H4333)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 28, 2004
Chapter 217 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE SUPERINTENDENT OF STATE OFFICE BUILDINGS TO INSTALL A PLAQUE IN THE STATE HOUSE HONORING LIEUTENANT FRANCES Y. SLANGER. (House, No. H619)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 28, 2004
Chapter 218 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE ESTATE OF HOMESTEAD. (Senate, No. S995)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 28, 2004
Chapter 219 AN ACT RELATIVE TO SEWER ASSESSMENTS IN THE TOWN OF MARION. (House, No. H4402)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 28, 2004
Chapter 220 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN DISTINCTIVE REGISTRATION PLATES. (Senate, No. S2006)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 28, 2004
Chapter 221 AN ACT RELATIVE TO COMMUNITY BASED JUVENILE JUSTICE PROGRAMS. (House, No. H4924)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 29, 2004
Chapter 222 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CREDIT UNION DEPOSITS. (House, No. H483)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 29, 2004
Chapter 223 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WAREHAM TO CONSTRUCT A SEWER IN CERTAIN PARK LAND. (House, No. H4150)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 29, 2004
Chapter 224 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE NANTUCKET ISLANDS LAND BANK TO GRANT A CONSERVATION RESTRICTION TO THE NANTUCKET CONSERVATION COMMISSION. (Senate, No. S1167)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 29, 2004
Chapter 225 AN ACT RELATIVE TO COURT ADVISEMENT. (House, No. H4135)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 29, 2004
Chapter 226 AN ACT PROTECTING THE NASHUA RIVER BASIN. (Senate, No. S2347)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 29, 2004
Chapter 227 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE SAFE PLACEMENT OF NEWBORN INFANTS. (House, No. H4325)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 30, 2004
Chapter 228 AN ACT RELATIVE TO MENINGITIS IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS. (Senate, No. S2155)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 30, 2004
Chapter 229 AN ACT REQUIRING COLLEGE STUDENTS IMMUNIZATION AGAINST MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE. (Senate, No. S2159)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 30, 2004
Chapter 230 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR CAROLE M. LEE, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES. (Senate, No. S2230)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 30, 2004
Chapter 231 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF WALTHAM TO CONTINUE THE USE OF CERTAIN PARK LAND FOR WATER PURPOSES. (House, No. H3849)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 30, 2004
Chapter 232 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF YARMOUTH TO MAKE CERTAIN CONVEYANCES OF WELLFIELD LAND. (House, No. H4706)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 30, 2004
Chapter 233 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF YARMOUTH TO LAY OUT A PUBLIC WAY OVER CERTAIN WELLFIELD LAND. (House, No. H4707)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 30, 2004
Chapter 234 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION. (House, No. H4903)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 29, 2004
Chapter 235 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF TAUNTON TO RE-INSTITUTE AN EARLY RETIREMENT PROGRAM. (House, No. H3871)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 29, 2004
Chapter 236 AN ACT RELATIVE TO SPECIAL ELECTIONS TO FILL VACANCIES FOR SENATOR AND REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS. (Senate, No. S2404)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 30, 2004
Chapter 237 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO CONVEY A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND IN THE TOWN OF PLAINVILLE. (House, No. H4201)      Became law without Executive Approval, August 2, 2004
Chapter 238 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR MELISSA J. CORNELL, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT OF THE COMMONWEALTH. (House, No. H4765)      Became law without Executive Approval, August 1, 2004
Chapter 239 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR EXPENDITURE FOR THE UNCOMPENSATED CARE TRUST FUND. (House, No. H4921)      Became law without Executive Approval, July 31, 2004
Chapter 240 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE UNCOMPENSATED CARE TRUST FUND. (House, No. H4919)      Became law without Executive Approval, July 31, 2004
Chapter 241 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE ABILITY OF ESSENTIAL COMMUNITY PROVIDERS TO FURNISH HUMAN SERVICES. (House, No. H4920)      Became law without Executive Approval, July 31, 2004
Chapter 242 AN ACT PLACING CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT OF THE TOWN OF HANOVER UNDER THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW. (House, No. H4817)      Became law without Executive Approval, August 2, 2004
Chapter 243 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN CONSUMER TRANSACTIONS AND THE SATISFACTION OF SECURITY INTERESTS. (Senate, No. S2238)      Became law without Executive Approval, August 2, 2004
Chapter 244 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CREDIT UNION BOARDS OF DIRECTORS. (Senate, No. S13)      Passed over veto, July 14, 2004
Chapter 245 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND IN THE TOWN OF BRIDGEWATER TO PATRICK DRISCOLL. (Senate, No. S1691)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 20, 2004
Chapter 246 AN ACT DIRECTING THE RETIREMENT BOARD OF THE CITY OF QUINCY TO GRANT CREDITABLE SERVICE TO JAMES J. DENTREMONT. (Senate, No. S1933)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 14, 2004
Chapter 247 AN ACT RELATIVE TO RETIREES' GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM CONTRIBUTIONS IN THE CITY OF WALTHAM. (Senate, No. S2001)      Passed over veto, July 14, 2004
Chapter 248 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE POLICE DEPARTMENT IN THE TOWN OF BRIDGEWATER. (Senate, No. S2071)      Passed over veto, July 14, 2004
Chapter 249 AN ACT RELATIVE TO ELECTRIC TRANSMISSIONS. (House, No. H4432)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 2, 2004
Chapter 250 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF MIDDLETON TO GRANT CERTAIN EASEMENTS. (House, No. H4196)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 2, 2004
Chapter 251 AN ACT RELATIVE TO OIL SPILL PREVENTION AND RESPONSE IN BUZZARDS BAY AND OTHER HARBORS AND BAYS OF THE COMMONWEALTH. (House, No. H4831)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 4, 2004
Chapter 252 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A ONE TRIAL SYSTEM FOR CIVIL CASES. (House, No. H732)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 4, 2004
Chapter 253 AN ACT RELATIVE TO PRIVATE ATTORNEYS PROVIDING PUBLIC COUNSEL SERVICES. (House, No. H5038)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 4, 2004
Chapter 254 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND RECREATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME TO ACQUIRE CONSERVATION RESTRICTIONS IN AND TO LANDS OWNED BY THE CITIES OF NEW BEDFORD AND TAUNTON AND THE TOWNS OF FREETOWN, LAKEVILLE, MIDDLEBOROUGH AND ROCHESTER. (Senate, No. S1229)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 255 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO CONVEY EASEMENTS FOR THE TRANSMISSION OF NATURAL GAS OVER LANDS FORMERLY UNDER THE CONTROL OF THE COUNTY OF ESSEX IN THE TOWN OF MIDDLETON AND THE CITIES OF PEABODY AND SALEM TO MARITIMES & NORTHEAST PIPELINE, L.L.C. (Senate, No. S1678)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 256 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE POWERS OF TRUST COMPANIES. (Senate, No. S15)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 257 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF SWANSEA TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES NOT TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (House, No. H4742)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 258 AN ACT VALIDATING THE ACTS AND PROCEEDINGS AT A CERTAIN TOWN CAUCUS IN THE TOWN OF WESTHAMPTON. (House, No. H1712)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 259 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A STRONG TOWN MANAGER FORM OF GOVERNMENT IN THE TOWN OF ABINGTON. (Senate, No. S2345)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 260 AN ACT RELATIVE TO A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND IN THE TOWN OF HINSDALE. (House, No. H4199)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 261 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE HOME AND COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICE WAIVER. (House, No. H4922)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 262 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE. (House, No. H4744)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 263 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE RATES OF PILOTAGE FOR THE PORT OF BOSTON. (Senate, No. S2406)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 264 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND IN THE TOWN OF HOLDEN. (House, No. H4987)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 265 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS TO CONVEY A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND AND BUILDINGS IN THE TOWN OF NANTUCKET TO THE NANTUCKET CONSERVATION FOUNDATION. (Senate, No. S2442)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 266 AN ACT RELATIVE TO AGRICULTURAL LAND AT DANVERS STATE HOSPITAL. (House, No. H1594)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 267 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CONSUMER AND MERCHANT PROTECTION. (House, No. H492)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 268 AN ACT PROHIBITING CERTAIN PRACTICES IN HOME MORTGAGE LENDING. (House, No. H4880)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 269 AN ACT RELATIVE TO MUNICIPAL LIGHTING PLANT COOPERATIVES. (House, No. H2425)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 270 AN ACT RELATIVE TO PEDESTRIAN SAFETY AT CROSSWALKS. (House, No. H1342)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 271 AN ACT RELATIVE TO STORAGE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY UPON EXECUTION OF A SUMMARY PROCESS JUDGMENT. (House, No. H2100)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 272 AN ACT RELEASING CERTAIN LAND IN DEERFIELD FROM THE OPERATION OF AN AGRICULTURAL PRESERVATION RESTRICTION. (Senate, No. S2094)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 273 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND TO THE CITY OF NORTH ADAMS. (House, No. H4335)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 274 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF EDGARTOWN TO ENTER INTO A CERTAIN LEASE. (House, No. H4339)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 275 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF NORTH ANDOVER TO GRANT CERTAIN UTILITY EASEMENTS. (House, No. H4789)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 276 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SPINAL CORD INJURY TRUST FUND. (House, No. H4738)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 277 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF SUTTON TO LEASE CERTAIN CONSERVATION LAND. (House, No. H4730)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 278 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF NORTHAMPTON TO CONVEY CERTAIN PARK LAND. (House, No. H4885)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 279 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE BUYBACK OF CREDITABLE SERVICE. (House, No. H4907)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 280 AN ACT RELATIVE TO INTEREST FROM CERTAIN RETIREMENT SYSTEMS. (House, No. H4906)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 281 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF CHICOPEE TO CONVEY CERTAIN PARK LAND LOCATED IN THE CITY OF CHICOPEE. (House, No. H4992)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 282 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE COMMISSIONER OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND TO THE SHREWSBURY HOUSING AUTHORITY. (House, No. H4988)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 283 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WESTON TO APPROPRIATE MONEY FROM THE COMMUNITY PRESERVATION FUND. (House, No. H4999)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 284 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF SHARON TO CONVEY CERTAIN CONSERVATION LAND. (House, No. H5016)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 285 AN ACT DIRECTING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO CONVEY CERTAIN PARCELS OF LAND IN THE TOWNS OF HOPKINTON AND WESTBOROUGH. (Senate, No. S2462)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 286 AN ACT RELEASING CERTAIN LAND IN THE TOWN OF PLYMOUTH FROM THE OPERATION OF CERTAIN AGRICULTURAL PRESERVATION RESTRICTIONS. (House, No. H5032)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 287 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN CONSERVATION LAND IN THE TOWN OF AMHERST. (Senate, No. S2261)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 288 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS TO GRANT A CERTAIN SEWER EASEMENT ALONG ROUTE 1 IN THE TOWNS OF LYNNFIELD AND SAUGUS. (Senate, No. S2417)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 289 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE TO TAKE OR ACQUIRE CONSERVATION RESTRICTIONS IN AND TO LANDS OF THE TOWN OF CLINTON. (House, No. H1208)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 9, 2004
Chapter 290 AN ACT RELATIVE TO LOW INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDITS. (House, No. H4911)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 10, 2004
Chapter 291 AN ACT MODERNIZING THE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM OF THE COMMONWEALTH. (House, No. H4771)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 10, 2004
Chapter 292 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF BROOKLINE TO FIX REASONABLE FEES FOR PERMITS GRANTED BY THE CHIEF OF ITS FIRE DEPARTMENT. (House, No. H4403)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 10, 2004
Chapter 293 AN ACT DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO ACCEPT CERTAIN APPLICATIONS FOR ABATEMENT. (House, No. H3101)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 11, 2004
Chapter 294 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF LANCASTER TO LEASE CERTAIN LAND. (House, No. H4628)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 11, 2004
Chapter 295 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE SALE OF MUNICIPAL TAX RECEIVABLES. (House, No. H4872)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 13, 2004
Chapter 296 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE PROTECTION OF DISABLED PERSONS. (House, No. H3241)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 13, 2004
Chapter 297 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR RECALL ELECTIONS IN THE TOWN OF BLANDFORD. (House, No. H4280)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 13, 2004
Chapter 298 AN ACT REQUIRING CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR LICENSED PLUMBERS AND GAS FITTERS. (House, No. H4750)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 13, 2004
Chapter 299 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE UNCOMPENSATED CARE TRUST FUND. (House, No. H4929)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 13, 2004
Chapter 300 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN PORTION OF LAND AT DRAW 7 PARK IN THE CITY OF SOMERVILLE AS THE PATRICK SULLIVAN FISHING HOLE. (House, No. H4948)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 13, 2004
Chapter 301 AN ACT RELATIVE TO JOSEPH FERNANDES. (House, No. H5020)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 13, 2004
Chapter 302 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE STATE SECRETARY TO PLACE AN ELECTION IN THE TOWN OF DRACUT ON THE STATE BALLOT. (House, No. H5025)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 13, 2004
Chapter 303 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF LUNENBURG TO CONVEY A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND. (Senate, No. S1952)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 13, 2004
Chapter 304 AN ACT RELATIVE TO FIRE SAFETY IN THE COMMONWEALTH. (House, No. H4550)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 17, 2004
Chapter 305 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE TOWN OF LENOX AND THE REIMBURSEMENT OF LOCAL ROOM OCCUPANCY TAXES. (Senate, No. S2344)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 31, 2004
Chapter 306 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE HEALTH AND SAFETY ON PUBLIC CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS. (House, No. H2367)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 31, 2004
Chapter 307 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SPEED LIMIT FOR SASSAQUIN AVENUE IN THE CITY OF NEW BEDFORD. (House, No. H3741)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 30, 2004
Chapter 308 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN RETIREMENTS IN THE CITY OF HOLYOKE. (House, No. H4391)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 22, 2004
Chapter 309 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN COURT FEES. (House, No. H4915)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 30, 2004
Chapter 310 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE FEES OF CERTAIN SUPERIOR COURT CASES. (House, No. H4916)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 30, 2004
Chapter 311 AN ACT DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND RECREATION TO REPAIR CERTAIN CULVERTS. (House, No. H4918)      Approved by the Acting Governor, July 30, 2004
Chapter 312 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF ROCKPORT TO BORROW A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF MONEY. (House, No. H4281)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 18, 2004
Chapter 313 AN ACT REPLACING THE EXISTING HARBOR LINE AND TO ESTABLISH A NEW HARBOR LINE IN GLOUCESTER HARBOR. (House, No. H4265)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 18, 2004
Chapter 314 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN TRAFFIC ISLAND IN THE CITY OF GLOUCESTER AS THE PAUL BERGMANN MEMORIAL TRAFFIC ISLAND. (House, No. H4284)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 18, 2004
Chapter 315 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE WINCHENDON DISTRICT COURT. (House, No. H2638)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 18, 2004
Chapter 316 AN ACT PLACING THE HEALTH INSPECTOR UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF THE DIVISION OF INSPECTIONAL SERVICES IN THE CITY OF SOMERVILLE. (House, No. H4958)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 18, 2004
Chapter 317 AN ACT RELATIVE TO SCHOOL BUILDING CUSTODIANS IN THE CITY OF SOMERVILLE. (House, No. H4957)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 18, 2004
Chapter 318 AN ACT RELATIVE TO MUNICIPAL LIGHT PLANT DEPARTMENTS SECURITY DEPOSITS. (Senate, No. S2211)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 18, 2004
Chapter 319 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE PENALTIES FOR KILLING, MAIMING OR POISONING AN ANIMAL. (Senate, No. S198)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 19, 2004
Chapter 320 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE POSITION OF TOWN ADMINISTRATOR IN THE TOWN OF WAYLAND. (House, No. H4784)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 19, 2004
Chapter 321 AN ACT INCREASING THE TIME IN WHICH REAL PROPERTY OWNED BY THE CENTRAL BERKSHIRE COUNTY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION MAY BE EXEMPT FROM TAXATION. (House, No. H3749)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 19, 2004
Chapter 322 AN ACT EXEMPTING FROZEN FOODS FROM ITEM PRICING REQUIREMENTS. (House, No. H490)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 19, 2004
Chapter 323 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF MARION TO DEVELOP AND MAINTAIN A SUBSIDIZED HOUSING PLAN FOR LOW AND MODERATE INCOME HOUSING. (House, No. H4631)      Passed over veto, July 22, 2004
Chapter 324 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE JUDGES OF THE DIVISION OF INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENTS. (House, No. H4465)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 25, 2004
Chapter 325 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF LEOMINSTER TO GRANT A CERTAIN ABATEMENT. (House, No. H4499)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 25, 2004
Chapter 326 AN ACT PLACING CERTAIN SCHOOL DEPARTMENT POSITIONS IN THE CITY OF GARDNER UNDER THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW. (House, No. H4204)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 25, 2004
Chapter 327 AN ACT RELATIVE TO PUBLIC SAFETY IN THE CITY OF SOMERVILLE. (House, No. H5045)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 26, 2004
Chapter 328 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF GLOUCESTER. (House, No. H4092)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 26, 2004
Chapter 329 AN ACT RELATIVE TO PENSION BENEFITS FOR SERGEANT CHARLES L. BYRNE, JR. (House, No. H4722)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 26, 2004
Chapter 330 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE USE OF SAFETY HELMETS FOR PERSONS 16 YEARS OF AGE AND UNDER WHILE OPERATING OR RIDING AS A PASSENGER ON BICYCLES, IN-LINE SKATES, SCOOTERS AND SKATEBOARDS. (House, No. H1920)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 27, 2004
Chapter 331 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF DUDLEY. (House, No. H5069)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 27, 2004
Chapter 332 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN BENEFITS FOR THE SURVIVING SPOUSES OF CERTAIN STATE POLICE OFFICERS. (Senate, No. S1406)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 27, 2004
Chapter 333 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO PLACE QUESTIONS OF RECALL ON THE STATE ELECTION BALLOT IN THE TOWN OF STOUGHTON. (House, No. H5070)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 27, 2004
Chapter 334 AN ACT ESTABLISHING REQUIREMENTS FOR VOTERS WHO REGISTER BY MAIL. (House, No. H4512)      Approved by the Acting Governor, August 31, 2004
Chapter 335 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE COMMISSIONER OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND TO THE FOXBOROUGH HOUSING AUTHORITY. (House, No. H4976)      Approved by the Acting Governor, September 3, 2004
Chapter 336 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES OF CLUBS OR VETERANS' ORGANIZATIONS IN THE TOWN OF NATICK. (House, No. H4882)      Approved by the Acting Governor, September 3, 2004
Chapter 337 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN BRIDGE IN THE CITY OF WORCESTER AS THE REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT J. BOHIGIAN BRIDGE. (House, No. H4761)      Approved by the Acting Governor, September 3, 2004
Chapter 338 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE AUTHORITY OF THE BUREAU OF SPECIAL INVESTIGATIONS. (House, No. H4737)      Approved by the Acting Governor, September 3, 2004
Chapter 339 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE CONSERVATION COMMISSION OF THE TOWN OF BOURNE. (House, No. H4057)      Approved by the Acting Governor, September 3, 2004
Chapter 340 AN ACT DIRECTING THE COMMISSIONER OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO PLACE A CONSERVATION RESTRICTION ON AND TRANSFER A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND TO THE KUZEJA REAL ESTATE TRUST. (House, No. H3985)      Approved by the Acting Governor, September 3, 2004
Chapter 341 AN ACT RELOCATING CERTAIN HARBOR LINES IN THE FAIRHAVEN AND NEW BEDFORD HARBORS. (Senate, No. S2170)      Approved by the Acting Governor, September 3, 2004
Chapter 342 AN ACT VALIDATING THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE ANNUAL TOWN MEETING IN THE TOWN OF BROOKFIELD. (House, No. H4756)      Approved by the Acting Governor, September 10, 2004
Chapter 343 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A SPECIAL ELECTION IN THE CITY OF LAWRENCE. (House, No. H4886)      Approved by the Acting Governor, September 14, 2004
Chapter 344 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE DISPOSITION OF CERTAIN LAND IN THE CITY OF LOWELL. (Senate, No. S2421)      Approved by the Acting Governor, September 15, 2004
Chapter 345 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF HINGHAM TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK OF THE PREMISES. (House, No. H4896)      Approved by the Acting Governor, September 16, 2004
Chapter 346 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE DEVELOPMENT AND INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION OF THE TOWN OF OXFORD. (Senate, No. S2188)      Approved by the Acting Governor, September 16, 2004
Chapter 347 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE RESIDENCY OF THE TOWN MANAGER OF THE TOWN OF CONCORD. (House, No. H4475)      Approved by the Acting Governor, September 16, 2004
Chapter 348 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE POLICE POWERS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AT AMHERST. (House, No. H4832)      Approved by the Acting Governor, September 16, 2004
Chapter 349 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE DEFINITION OF KOREAN WAR VETERAN. (Senate, No. S2136)      Approved by the Acting Governor, September 16, 2004
Chapter 350 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS TO CERTAIN COMMISSIONS IN THE TOWN OF FRAMINGHAM. (House, No. H4851)      Approved by the Acting Governor, September 16, 2004
Chapter 351 AN ACT ALLOWING STUDENTS WITH CYSTIC FIBROSIS TO SELF ADMINISTER ENZYME SUPPLEMENTS. (House, No. H4409)      Approved by the Acting Governor, September 17, 2004
Chapter 352 AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2004 TO PROVIDE FOR SUPPLEMENTING CERTAIN EXISTING APPROPRIATIONS AND FOR CERTAIN OTHER ACTIVITIES AND PROJECTS. (House, No. H5076)      Approved by the Acting Governor, September 17, 2004
Chapter 353 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR THOMAS F. SWEENEY, JR., AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION. (Senate, No. S2333)      Approved by the Acting Governor, September 20, 2004
Chapter 354 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN OF ACTON TO LEASE A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND. (Senate, No. S1981)      Approved by the Acting Governor, September 23, 2004
Chapter 355 AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION AGAINST VETERANS IN EMPLOYMENT. (House, No. H1053)      Approved by the Acting Governor, September 23, 2004
Chapter 356 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE BERKSHIRE COUNTY COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN. (Senate, No. S142)      Approved by the Acting Governor, September 30, 2004
Chapter 357 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF BROOKLINE TO LEASE CERTAIN TOWN-OWNED PROPERTIES FOR TWENTY-FIVE YEARS. (House, No. H4164)      Approved by the Acting Governor, September 30, 2004
Chapter 358 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF PLYMOUTH. (House, No. H5064)      Approved by the Acting Governor, September 30, 2004
Chapter 359 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF PITTSFIELD. (House, No. H5034)      Approved by the Acting Governor, September 30, 2004
Chapter 360 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF LINCOLN TO REGULATE CERTAIN PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ELDERLY. (Senate, No. S2018)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 7, 2004
Chapter 361 AN ACT RELATIVE TO REDUCTION IN RANK FOR MEMBERS OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY OF BOSTON. (House, No. H4791)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 7, 2004
Chapter 362 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN OVERPASS IN THE TOWN OF MILFORD AS THE GREATER MILFORD VETERANS MEMORIAL OVERPASS. (House, No. H5096)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 7, 2004
Chapter 363 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN OVERPASS IN THE TOWN OF MILFORD AS THE GUNNERY SERGEANT ELIA P. FONTECCHIO MEMORIAL OVERPASS. (House, No. H5095)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 7, 2004
Chapter 364 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE REDUCTION IN RANK FOR CERTAIN PUBLIC EMPLOYEES IN THE CITY OF HAVERHILL. (House, No. H4736)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 7, 2004
Chapter 365 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF MARSHFIELD TO REDUCE SEWER FEE LIABILITY AND BETTERMENT CHARGE IN EXCHANGE FOR SENIORS' VOLUNTEER SERVICES. (House, No. H4532)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 7, 2004
Chapter 366 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF PEMBROKE TO BORROW CERTAIN SUMS OF MONEY. (House, No. H4814)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 7, 2004
Chapter 367 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE MATTAPOISETT RIVER VALLEY WATER DISTRICT. (House, No. H4839)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 7, 2004
Chapter 368 AN ACT RELATIVE TO DENTAL HYGIENISTS. (House, No. H4653)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 7, 2004
Chapter 369 AN ACT PROVIDING CREDITABLE SERVICE TO CERTAIN RESEARCH FACULTY FUNDED BY RESEARCH INSTITUTES AND FOUNDATIONS UNDER AGREEMENT WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS. (House, No. H2873)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 7, 2004
Chapter 370 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE TERMS OF CERTAIN BONDS OF THE CITY OF REVERE TO BE ISSUED TO FINANCE THE CONSTRUCTION OF A PUBLIC SAFETY FACILITY. (House, No. H4964)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 7, 2004
Chapter 371 AN ACT INCREASING THE RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE FOR CERTAIN RETIREES OF THE TOWN OF ARLINGTON. (Senate, No. S1931)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 7, 2004
Chapter 372 AN ACT RELATIVE TO TOWN MEETING MEMBERS IN THE TOWN OF FRAMINGHAM. (House, No. H5063)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 14, 2004
Chapter 373 AN ACT VALIDATING THE RESULTS OF THE ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION HELD IN THE TOWN OF FALMOUTH ON MAY 18, 2004. (Senate, No. S2410)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 14, 2004
Chapter 374 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF LAWRENCE. (House, No. H4959)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 14, 2004
Chapter 375 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF NORWOOD TO LEASE CERTAIN LAND. (House, No. H4847)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 14, 2004
Chapter 376 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR A CERTAIN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES. (House, No. H4841)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 14, 2004
Chapter 377 AN ACT VALIDATING THE SPECIAL TOWN ELECTION HELD IN THE TOWN OF GOSHEN. (House, No. H4244)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 14, 2004
Chapter 378 AN ACT RELATIVE TO DISABILITY INSURANCE. (House, No. H5018)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 15, 2004
Chapter 379 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF EASTON TO PAY A CERTAIN UNPAID BILL. (House, No. H4498)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 22, 2004
Chapter 380 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY IN THE CITY OF MARLBOROUGH. (Senate, No. S2440)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 22, 2004
Chapter 381 AN ACT AUTHORIZING BARNSTABLE COUNTY TO ADMINISTER THE REPAIR, REPLACEMENT AND UPGRADE OF SEPTIC SYSTEMS. (Senate, No. S2123)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 22, 2004
Chapter 382 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO GRANT AN EASEMENT IN CERTAIN LAND IN THE TOWN OF BRIDGEWATER. (House, No. H5033)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 29, 2004
Chapter 383 AN ACT CREATING A COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY IN THE TOWN OF WAREHAM. (House, No. H4566)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 29, 2004
Chapter 384 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PRESUMPTION RELATIVE TO THE DISABILITY RETIREMENT OF A CERTAIN FIREFIGHTER IN THE CITY OF SALEM. (House, No. H5094)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 29, 2004
Chapter 385 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF ADAMS TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES TO ERICFLY, INC. (House, No. H4984)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 29, 2004
Chapter 386 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF ADAMS TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES TO NICHOLAS ENTERPRISES, INC. (House, No. H4985)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 29, 2004
Chapter 387 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE STATE BOARD OF RETIREMENT TO GRANT CREDITABLE SERVICE TO JOSEPH A. QUINLAN. (Senate, No. S2116)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 29, 2004
Chapter 388 AN ACT RELATIVE TO PRE-MARITAL TESTING. (House, No. H75)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 29, 2004
Chapter 389 AN ACT DIRECTING THE COMMISSIONER OF REVENUE TO ACCEPT CERTAIN APPLICATIONS FOR ABATEMENT. (Senate, No. S1786)      Approved by the Acting Governor, October 29, 2004
Chapter 390 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ANNUAL OBSERVANCE OF WORLD WAR II COMMEMORATION DAY. (House, No. H1201)      Approved by the Acting Governor, November 2, 2004
Chapter 391 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE BELCHERTOWN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND INDUSTRIAL CORPORATION. (House, No. H4692)      Approved by the Acting Governor, November 9, 2004
Chapter 392 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF QUINCY TO ESTABLISH AN AFFORDABLE HOUSING TRUST FUND. (Senate, No. S2469)      Approved by the Acting Governor, November 9, 2004
Chapter 393 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE TRANSPORTATION OF CERTAIN PERSONS. (House, No. H5083)      Approved by the Acting Governor, November 9, 2004
Chapter 394 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE APPOINTMENT OF RETIRED POLICE OFFICERS IN THE TOWN OF CANTON. (House, No. H4858)      Approved by the Acting Governor, November 9, 2004
Chapter 395 AN ACT PROHIBITING RECORDING CERTAIN PRODUCTIONS IN A MOVIE THEATER. (House, No. H4863)      Approved by the Acting Governor, November 16, 2004
Chapter 396 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE OPERATION OF MOTORIZED SCOOTERS. (House, No. H1544)      Approved by the Acting Governor, November 18, 2004
Chapter 397 AN ACT AUTHORIZING DEFERMENT OF THE HALE HOSPITAL DEFICIT NOTES BY THE CITY OF HAVERHILL. (House, No. H4735)      Approved by the Acting Governor, November 18, 2004
Chapter 398 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE ISSUANCE OF CERTAIN BONDS BY THE TOWN OF EAST LONGMEADOW. (House, No. H4731)      Approved by the Acting Governor, November 18, 2004
Chapter 399 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE STATE ETHICS COMMISSION TO PROVIDE EXEMPTIONS FROM THE CONFLICT OF INTEREST LAW. (House, No. H5113)      Approved by the Acting Governor, November 18, 2004
Chapter 400 AN ACT AUTHORIZING A CERTAIN JUDICIAL LEAVE OF ABSENCE. (House, No. H5126)      Approved by the Acting Governor, November 23, 2004
Chapter 401 AN ACT AUTHORIZING JOSEPH A. VIEIRA III TO TAKE THE CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION FOR FIREFIGHTER IN THE TOWN OF WILMINGTON NOTWITHSTANDING THE MAXIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT. (Senate, No. S2350)      Approved by the Acting Governor, November 23, 2004
Chapter 402 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A FIREARMS LICENSING FUND IN THE TOWN OF CHARLTON. (Senate, No. S2058)      Approved by the Acting Governor, November 23, 2004
Chapter 403 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO CONVEY A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND TO THE TOWN OF WESTFIELD. (House, No. H5035)      Approved by the Acting Governor, November 23, 2004
Chapter 404 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR LINDA J. MAGNO, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL RETARDATION. (House, No. H5031)      Approved by the Acting Governor, November 23, 2004
Chapter 405 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF BELLINGHAM TO ESTABLISH A SEWER CONSTRUCTION CAPITAL FUND. (House, No. H4014)      Approved by the Acting Governor, November 23, 2004
Chapter 406 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MBTA INFRASTRUCTURE RENOVATION FUND. (House, No. H5059)      Approved by the Acting Governor, November 23, 2004
Chapter 407 AN ACT DESIGNATING THE OFFICIAL COLORS OF THE COMMONWEALTH. (House, No. H2694)      Approved by the Acting Governor, November 23, 2004
Chapter 408 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE WATER SUPPLY PROTECTION TRUST. (Senate, No. S2488)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 1, 2004
Chapter 409 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN APPOINTMENTS BY THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF MELROSE. (Senate, No. S2374)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 1, 2004
Chapter 410 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CIVIL COMMITMENT PROCESS FOR PERSONS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS. (House, No. H3170)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 1, 2004
Chapter 411 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE ROCKLAND SEWER COMMISSION TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT FOR THE DISPOSAL OF SEWAGE AND THE ABINGTON/ROCKLAND JOINT WATER WORKS TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT FOR THE SUPPLY OF WATER. (House, No. H5112)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 1, 2004
Chapter 412 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR FAGOTA TUPE, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION. (Senate, No. S2405)      Became law without Executive Approval, December 2, 2004
Chapter 413 AN ACT RELATIVE TO UNLAWFUL CONDUCT BY NONRESIDENTS OF PUBLIC HOUSING. (House, No. H1705)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 9, 2004
Chapter 414 AN ACT DESIGNATING A PORTION OF THE LOWELL HERITAGE STATE PARK AS THE MARY BACIGALUPO VICTORIAN GARDEN. (Senate, No. S2318)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 9, 2004
Chapter 415 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN HOUSING IN THE TOWN OF LINCOLN. (Senate, No. S2453)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 9, 2004
Chapter 416 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN BRIDGE IN THE TOWN OF BARRE AS THE PRIVATE FIRST CLASS EDWARD J. CORMIER MEMORIAL BRIDGE. (Senate, No. S2280)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 9, 2004
Chapter 417 AN ACT AUTHORIZING WATER SUBMETERING IN RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES. (House, No. H5001)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 16, 2004
Chapter 418 AN ACT AUTHORIZING CERTAIN TERMS FOR BORROWING BY THE TOWN OF FALMOUTH FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A GOLF COURSE. (Senate, No. S2447)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 16, 2004
Chapter 419 AN ACT EXEMPTING THE POSITION OF TOWN HALL CUSTODIAN OF THE TOWN OF STONEHAM FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW. (House, No. H4803)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 16, 2004
Chapter 420 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WESTBOROUGH TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF WINES AND MALT BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (Senate, No. S2326)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 16, 2004
Chapter 421 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WESTON TO REGULATE CERTAIN PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ELDERLY. (Senate, No. S2053)      Approved by the Acting Governor
Chapter 422 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE ATHOL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND INDUSTRIAL CORPORATION. (House, No. H5004)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 16, 2004
Chapter 423 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE TAUNTON INDUSTRIAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT IN THE CITY OF TAUNTON. (Senate, No. S2444)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 16, 2004
Chapter 424 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF PLYMOUTH TO LEASE CERTAIN LAND. (House, No. H4818)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 16, 2004
Chapter 425 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN LAND SALES IN THE CITY OF GLOUCESTER. (House, No. H4451)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 16, 2004
Chapter 426 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF MEDFORD TO USE CERTAIN LAND FOR MEMORIAL PURPOSES. (House, No. H4864)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 16, 2004
Chapter 427 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF HINGHAM TO ISSUE PENSION OBLIGATION BONDS. (House, No. H3688)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 16, 2004
Chapter 428 AN ACT VALIDATING THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY IN THE TOWN OF BERNARDSTON. (House, No. H5011)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 16, 2004
Chapter 429 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN HOUSING IN THE CITY OF PEABODY. (Senate, No. S2501)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 16, 2004
Chapter 430 AN ACT RELATIVE TO MANAGED CARE CONTRACTS WITH HOME HEALTH AGENCIES. (Senate, No. S2329)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 16, 2004
Chapter 431 AN ACT AMENDING THE INSURANCE LAWS. (House, No. H24)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 16, 2004
Chapter 432 AN ACT EXEMPTING A CERTAIN PROJECT IN THE TOWN OF NEEDHAM FROM CERTAIN PUBLIC CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS. (House, No. H5150)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 16, 2004
Chapter 433 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CERTIFICATION OF SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY ASSISTANTS AND AUDIOLOGY ASSISTANTS. (Senate, No. S2296)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 16, 2004
Chapter 434 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE REPORTING OF ABUSE OF ELDERS. (House, No. H1116)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 22, 2004
Chapter 435 AN ACT RELATIVE TO INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR TENANT RELOCATION EXPENSES. (House, No. H1879)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 22, 2004
Chapter 436 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE JOINT UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION. (House, No. H4672)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 22, 2004
Chapter 437 AN ACT RELATIVE TO ELECTIONS IN THE TOWN OF NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH. (House, No. H5012)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 22, 2004
Chapter 438 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE TERMS OF CERTAIN BONDS TO BE ISSUED BY THE COMMONWEALTH. (House, No. H5108)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 22, 2004
Chapter 439 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF HULL TO EXTEND LEASES ON NANTASKET PIER AND TO BORROW MONEY FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A CERTAIN MARINE OR PIER FACILITY FOR A TERM NOT TO EXCEED 30 YEARS. (Senate, No. S2214)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 22, 2004
Chapter 440 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF HULL TO EXTEND THE LEASES AT PEMBERTON PIER. (Senate, No. S2215)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 22, 2004
Chapter 441 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE UNIFIED SESSION CLERK IN SUFFOLK COUNTY. (House, No. H5130)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 22, 2004
Chapter 442 AN ACT RELATIVE TO GROUP MARKETING PLANS. (House, No. H4808)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 22, 2004
Chapter 443 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CONVEYANCE OF A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND IN THE CITY OF REVERE. (Senate, No. S2514)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 22, 2004
Chapter 444 AN ACT RELATIVE TO COMPENSATION FOR CERTAIN ERRONEOUS FELONY CONVICTIONS. (House, No. H4255)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 30, 2004
Chapter 445 AN ACT AUTHORIZING MARTHA'S VINEYARD AFFORDABLE HOUSING COVENANTS. (House, No. H1510)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 30, 2004
Chapter 446 AN ACT RELATIVE TO TOWN MEETING WARRANT SUMMARIES IN THE TOWN OF NORTH ANDOVER. (House, No. H4787)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 30, 2004
Chapter 447 AN ACT RELATIVE TO TOWN MEETING WARRANTS IN THE TOWN OF NORTH ANDOVER. (House, No. H4785)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 30, 2004
Chapter 448 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF PLYMOUTH AIRPORT COMMISSION TO LEASE CERTAIN PARCELS OF LAND. (House, No. H4820)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 30, 2004
Chapter 449 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN SEWER BETTERMENTS IN THE CITY OF GLOUCESTER. (House, No. H4889)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 30, 2004
Chapter 450 AN ACT PROVIDING GREATER CONSUMER PROTECTION POWERS TO THE BOARDS WITHIN THE DIVISION OF PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE. (House, No. H5074)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 30, 2004
Chapter 451 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CAPITAL DEPRECIATION FUND IN THE TOWN OF PAXTON. (House, No. H5115)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 30, 2004
Chapter 452 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN BRIDGE IN THE TOWN OF CHELMSFORD AS THE MARINE LANCE CORPORAL ANDREW J. ZABIEREK MEMORIAL BRIDGE. (House, No. H5103)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 30, 2004
Chapter 453 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF NEWTON TO ESTABLISH INCOME QUALIFICATIONS FOR A CERTAIN TAX DEFERRAL PROGRAM. (House, No. H5119)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 30, 2004
Chapter 454 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A RETAINED REVENUE ACCOUNT FOR THE END OF LIFE CARE SERVICES COMMISSION. (Senate, No. S2412)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 30, 2004
Chapter 455 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR PAMELA DEMPSEY, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES. (House, No. H5170)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 30, 2004
Chapter 456 AN ACT AUTHORIZING SELF-MONITORING AND TREATMENT OF STUDENTS WITH DIABETES. (Senate, No. S2231)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 30, 2004
Chapter 457 AN ACT RELATIVE TO VESSEL SAFETY. (House, No. H5165)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 30, 2004
Chapter 458 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE APPOINTMENT OF RETIRED POLICE OFFICERS IN THE TOWN OF WAKEFIELD. (Senate, No. S2375)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 30, 2004
Chapter 459 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE APPOINTMENT OF SPECIAL POLICE OFFICERS IN THE CITY OF MELROSE. (Senate, No. S2452)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 30, 2004
Chapter 460 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE BY-LAWS OF THE TOWN OF PLYMOUTH. (Senate, No. S2481)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 30, 2004
Chapter 461 AN ACT RELATIVE TO BANKS AND BANKING. (Senate, No. S2045)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 30, 2004
Chapter 462 AN ACT AMENDING CERTAIN APPROPRIATION ACTS. (House, No. H5168)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 30, 2004
Chapter 463 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE ESSEX NORTH SHORE AGRICULTURAL AND TECHNICAL SCHOOL DISTRICT. (Senate, No. S2419)      Approved by the Acting Governor, December 30, 2004
Chapter 464 AN ACT FURTHER PREVENTING INSURANCE FRAUD IN THE COMMONWEALTH. (House, No. H4713)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 3, 2005
Chapter 465 AN ACT AUTHORIZING A CERTAIN QUESTION TO BE PLACED ON THE BALLOT IN THE TOWN OF LANCASTER. (House, No. H5133)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 3, 2005
Chapter 466 AN ACT TO DECOUPLE FROM FEDERAL PRODUCTION ACTIVITY DEDUCTION. (House, No. H5156)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 3, 2005
Chapter 467 AN ACT INCREASING THE MINIMUM AGE FOR APPOINTMENT AS A POLICE OFFICER. (House, No. H4218)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 5, 2005
Chapter 468 AN ACT PROHIBITING FEES FOR MAILING BILLS OR INVOICES. (House, No. H4398)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 5, 2005
Chapter 469 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF A CLERK-TREASURER OF THE ONSET FIRE DISTRICT. (House, No. H4932)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 5, 2005
Chapter 470 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE GRANTING OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES LICENSES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES BY THE TOWN OF ROCKPORT. (House, No. H5107)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 5, 2005
Chapter 471 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF ORLEANS TO ISSUE BONDS TO CREATE OR PRESERVE AFFORDABLE HOUSING. (Senate, No. S2021)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 5, 2005
Chapter 472 AN ACT RELATIVE TO FILLING VACANCIES IN THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF QUINCY. (Senate, No. S2260)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 5, 2005
Chapter 473 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF PEABODY. (Senate, No. S2492)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 5, 2005
Chapter 474 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF MILLBURY TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISE. (Senate, No. S2493)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 5, 2005
Chapter 475 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE FINANCIAL CONDITIONS IN THE TOWN OF SOUTHBRIDGE. (Senate, No. S2518)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 5, 2005
Chapter 476 AN ACT RELATIVE TO ELECTIONS IN THE CITY OF BOSTON. (House, No. H4844)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 5, 2005
Chapter 477 AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND IN THE TOWN OF PLYMOUTH. (Senate, No. S2390)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 5, 2005
Chapter 478 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN INTERSECTION IN THE CITY OF LYNN AS THE DONALD DITULLIO MEMORIAL SQUARE. (Senate, No. S2483)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 5, 2005
Chapter 479 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR RECALL ELECTIONS IN THE TOWN OF GROVELAND. (House, No. H4171)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 6, 2005
Chapter 480 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE UNDERGROUND CABLE REIMBURSEMENT SCHEDULE. (House, No. H4892)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 6, 2005
Chapter 481 AN ACT CEDING CONCURRENT JURISDICTION TO THE UNITED STATES OVER CERTAIN PROPERTY LOCATED AT THE FORMER DEVENS ARMY BASE. (House, No. H1141)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 6, 2005
Chapter 482 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE RETIREMENT BOARD OF THE CITY OF WATERTOWN TO MAKE CERTAIN PAYMENTS. (House, No. H3866)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 6, 2005
Chapter 483 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF BROCKTON TO ISSUE PENSION FUNDING BONDS OR NOTES. (House, No. H3855)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 6, 2005
Chapter 484 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF NATICK TO ENTER INTO A CERTAIN AGREEMENT WITH THE TOWN OF WELLESLEY. (House, No. H4043)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 6, 2005
Chapter 485 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF BROOKLINE TO ISSUE PENSION OBLIGATION BONDS OR NOTES. (House, No. H4404)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 6, 2005
Chapter 486 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF ASHBY TO ESTABLISH A CAPITAL RESERVE ACCOUNT. (House, No. H4474)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 6, 2005
Chapter 487 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR RECALL ELECTIONS IN THE TOWN OF ROWE. (House, No. H4772)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 6, 2005
Chapter 488 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF LOWELL TO PAY A CERTAIN UNPAID BILL. (House, No. H4782)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 6, 2005
Chapter 489 AN ACT INCREASING THE BORROWING LIMIT OF THE TOWN OF MILFORD FOR THE FUNDING OF THE GERIATRIC AUTHORITY OF MILFORD. (House, No. H5121)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 6, 2005
Chapter 490 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS IN THE TOWN OF MILTON. (Senate, No. S1974)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 5, 2005
Chapter 491 AN ACT ESTABLISHING MUNICIPAL AFFORDABLE HOUSING TRUST FUNDS. (House, No. H4709)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 5, 2005
Chapter 492 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF SHREWSBURY TO ESTABLISH A CERTAIN FUND. (House, No. H4857)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 5, 2005
Chapter 493 AN ACT VALIDATING ACTIONS TAKEN AT THE ANNUAL ELECTION IN THE TOWN OF BOXBOROUGH. (House, No. H4997)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 5, 2005
Chapter 494 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF NORTHAMPTON TO CONVERT SEASONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF WINES AND MALT BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (House, No. H5085)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 5, 2005
Chapter 495 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO ENTER INTO A CERTAIN LEASE. (House, No. H5086)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 5, 2005
Chapter 496 AN ACT EXEMPTING CERTAIN POSITIONS IN THE TOWN OF WINTHROP FROM CIVIL SERVICE LAW. (House, No. H5149)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 5, 2005
Chapter 497 AN ACT RELATIVE TO REINSURANCE AGREEMENTS. (House, No. H5162)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 5, 2005
Chapter 498 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WESTBOROUGH TO GRANT THREE ADDITIONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (Senate, No. S2327)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 5, 2005
Chapter 499 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF RANDOLPH TO ESTABLISH A TOWN CHARTER. (Senate, No. S2393)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 5, 2005
Chapter 500 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CIVIL SERVICE POSITIONS IN THE CITY OF NORTHAMPTON. (Senate, No. S2441)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 5, 2005
Chapter 501 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CRIMES AGAINST ELDERS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES. (Senate, No. S1083)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 11, 2005
Chapter 502 AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2005 TO COMPENSATE FOR CERTAIN UNDERPAYMENTS. (House, No. H5188)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 11, 2005
Chapter 503 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF SALISBURY TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (House, No. H5161)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 11, 2005
Chapter 504 AN ACT EXTENDING THE PERIOD FOR DISBURSEMENT OF CERTAIN FUNDS. (Senate, No. S2527)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 13, 2005
Chapter 505 AN ACT RELATIVE TO LICENSING FEES FOR SERVICE DOGS. (Senate, No. S458)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 13, 2005
Chapter 506 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE LICENSURE AND ACCREDITATION OF HEALTH PLANS. (Senate, No. S2340)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 13, 2005
Chapter 507 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING PUBLIC CONSTRUCTION. (Senate, No. S2525)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 13, 2005
Chapter 508 AN ACT DESIGNATING CERTAIN LAND IN THE TOWN OF BRIDGEWATER AS CONSERVATION, AGRICULTURE, OPEN SPACE AND PASSIVE RECREATIONAL PURPOSES. (House, No. H616)      Approved by the Acting Governor, January 13, 2005

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