AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE PROCEDURES FOR MUNICIPALITIES AND DISTRICTS TO ACCEPT STATUTES.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Chapter 4 of the General Laws is hereby amended by
striking out section 4, as appearing in the 2002 Official Edition, and
inserting in place thereof the following section:-
Section 4. Wherever a statute is to take effect upon its acceptance by a
municipality or district, or is to be effective in municipalities or districts
accepting its provisions, this acceptance shall be, except as otherwise
provided in that statute, in a municipality, by vote of the legislative body,
subject to the charter of the municipality, or, in a district, by vote of the
district at a district meeting.
Section 7 of said chapter 4, as so appearing, is hereby
inserting after clause
Nineteenth the following
clause:- Nineteenth A, "Municipality" shall mean a city or town.