AN ACT PLACING CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT OF THE TOWN OF HANOVER UNDER THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
The positions of full-time firefighter, full-time
firefighter-EMT, full-time fire captain and deputy fire chief in the fire
department of the town of Hanover shall be subject to chapter 31 of the General
Laws and the tenure of any incumbent thereof shall be
unlimited subject to the provisions of said chapter 31.
Entrance and promotional examinations previously taken by
the incumbents cited in section 1 shall serve as qualifying examinations for
civil service status.
Firefighter personnel hired during the 6 month period
preceding the effective date of this act shall be included as civil service
employees under chapter 31 of the General Laws, subject to any applicable
Notwithstanding section 58 of chapter 31 of the General
Laws, the residency requirement for the positions of full-time firefighter,
full-time firefighter - EMT and full-time captain - EMT in the fire department
the town of Hanover shall be determined by Article XXIV of the collective
bargaining agreement between the town of Hanover and the Professional
Firefighter of Hanover and shall remain a subject of collective bargaining.
This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Passed without Governor's signature, August 2, 2004.