AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A SPECIAL ELECTION TO FILL A VACANCY ON THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN IN THE TOWN OF WILMINGTON.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Section 3 of chapter 592 of the acts of 1950 is hereby
amended by striking out the last sentence and inserting in place thereof the
following sentence:- When a vacancy occurs among the selectmen by reason of
change of residence from the town, or other disability, the remaining board of
selectmen shall order a special election to be held not less than 65 days and
not more than 90 days following notification of the vacancy at which the
voters shall elect a
selectman for the remainder of the unexpired term.
This act shall be submitted for acceptance to the voters
the town of Wilmington at the annual town meeting to be held in the year 2004
in the form of the following question which shall be placed on the official
ballot to be used for the election of town officers:-
"Shall an act passed by the general court in the year 2004 entitled 'An Act
providing for a special election to fill a vacancy on the board of selectmen in
the town of Wilmington' be accepted?" If a majority of votes cast in answer to
the question is in the affirmative, the act shall take effect but not
House of Representatives, March 11, 2004.
This Bill having been returned by His Excellency the Governor with his
objections thereto in writing (see House 4569) has been passed by the
House of Representatives, notwithstanding said objections, two-thirds of
the House (156 yeas to 0 nays) having agreed to pass the same.
Sent to the Senate for its action.
Thomas M. Finneran, Speaker.
Steven T. James, Clerk.
Senate, March 25, 2004.
Passed by the Senate, notwithstanding the objections of His Excellency
the Governor, two-thirds of the members present (36 yeas to 0 nays)
having approved the same.
Robert E. Travaglini, President.
William F. Welch, Clerk.