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Chapter 52 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE HAMPSHIRE COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY.

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

Section 1 of chapter 419 of the acts of 1976 is hereby amended by striking out the first paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-
There shall be in Hampshire county, in this act called the county, a public body politic and corporate to be known as the Hampshire County Regional Housing Authority, in this act called the authority. The authority shall be managed, controlled, and governed by 5 members, 3 of whom shall constitute a quorum. Four members shall be appointed by the county commissioners of Hampshire county, but not more than 1 of the members shall be chosen from any 1 city or town. One member shall be appointed for an initial term of 1 year, 1 member shall be appointed for an initial term of 2 years, 1 member shall be appointed for an initial term of 4 years, 1 member shall be appointed for an initial term of 5 years, and 1 member shall be appointed by the department of housing and community development, in this act called the department, for an initial term of 3 years, their successors to be appointed in the same manner and by the same body for terms of 5 years from expiration of the terms of the original appointees.

Approved March 31, 2006.

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