AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE POLICE DEPARTMENT IN THE TOWN OF BRIDGEWATER.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
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.