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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts


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

Notwithstanding any general or special law, rule or regulation to the contrary, the town of Bridgewater may establish a separate account known as the Motor Vehicle Revolving Account for the Bridgewater police department. The chief of police of the town of Bridgewater shall maintain the account, shall keep the account separate and apart from all other monies of the town, and shall deposit into the account all monies received by the town under section 2 of chapter 280 of the General Laws for fines imposed under chapters 89 and 90 of the General Laws, but excluding fines assessed by a hearing officer of the town as defined in section 20A and 20A 1/2 of said chapter 90. The chief of police may expend the principal and income from the fund for the purpose of purchasing, equipping and maintaining police department motor vehicles.

This Bill having been returned by His Excellency the Governor with his objections thereto in writing (see Senate 2312) has been passed by the Senate, the objections of His Excellency the Governor to the contrary notwithstanding, two-thirds of the Senate (31 yeas to 7 nays) having agreed to the same.

Sent to the House of Representatives for its action.

Robert E. Travaglini, President.
William F. Welch, Clerk.

House of Representatives, May 6, 2004.

Passed by the House of Representatives, notwithstanding the objections of His Excellency the Governor, two-thirds of the members present (135 yeas to 23 nays) having approved the same.

Thomas M. Finneran, Speaker.
Steven T. James, Clerk.

Office of the Secretary August 2, 2004.