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Chapter 1 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE IPSWICH AFFORDABLE HOUSING TRUST FUND. (see House, No. H4072)      Approved by the Governor, January 9, 2008
Chapter 2 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND IN THE CITY OF WALTHAM TO SAID CITY. (see House, No. H4342)      Approved by the Governor, January 11, 2008
Chapter 3 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO MAINTAIN AND RELEASE CERTAIN INFORMATION FOR THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN IN COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL LAW. (see House, No. H4448)      Approved by the Governor, January 11, 2008
Chapter 4 AN ACT RELATIVE TO COMPLYING WITH THE FEDERAL SAFE AND TIMELY PLACEMENT OF FOSTER CHILDREN ACT OF 2006 AND THE CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 2006. (see House, No. H4449)      Approved by the Governor, January 11, 2008
Chapter 5 AN ACT REMOVING AN AGRICULTURAL PRESERVATION RESTRICTION IN THE TOWN OF RAYNHAM KNOWN AS THE BORDEN COLONY. (see House, No. H26)      Approved by the Governor, January 17, 2008
Chapter 6 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR PATRICIA HIERSCHE, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL RETARDATION. (see House, No. H4418)      Approved by the Governor, January 17, 2008
Chapter 7 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF WESTBOROUGH. (see House, No. H4101)      Approved by the Governor, January 17, 2008
Chapter 8 AN ACT VALIDATING CERTAIN ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE TOWN OF ABINGTON. (see House, No. H4467)      Approved by the Governor, January 18, 2008
Chapter 9 AN ACT ESTABLISIHING A SEWER SYSTEM CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND FOR THE TOWN OF HADLEY. (see House, No. H4217)      Approved by the Governor, January 18, 2008
Chapter 10 AN ACT VALIDATING THE ACTIONS TAKEN AT A CERTAIN TOWN MEETING IN THE TOWN OF BURLINGTON. (see House, No. H4487)      Approved by the Governor, January 25, 2008
Chapter 11 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF HOPEDALE TO ACQUIRE CERTAIN PROPERTY FOR MUNICIPAL PURPOSES. (see Senate, No. S2321)      Approved by the Governor, January 25, 2008
Chapter 12 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE FOUTH ESSEX SEWERAGE BOARD. (see House, No. H4258)      Approved by the Governor, January 25, 2008
Chapter 13 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE TRANSFER OF TITLE TO CONDOMINIUM UNITS. (see House, No. H1246)      Approved by the Governor, January 25, 2008
Chapter 14 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF EASTHAMPTON TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H4176)      Approved by the Governor, January 25, 2008
Chapter 15 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE FINANCIAL CONDITION OF THE CITY OF SALEM. (see Senate, No. S2480)      Approved by the Governor, January 31, 2008
Chapter 16 AN ACT EXEMPTING THE POSITIONS OF POLICE CHIEF AND FIRE CHIEF IN THE TOWN OF BURLINGTON FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW. (see House, No. H2363)      Approved by the Governor, January 31, 2008
Chapter 17 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR JOHN SULLIVAN, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT. (see Senate, No. S2395)      Approved by the Governor, January 31, 2008
Chapter 18 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF BURLINGTON TO ISSUE 8 ADDITIONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES AND 2 ADDITIONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF WINES AND MALT BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H4048)      Approved by the Governor, January 31, 2008
Chapter 19 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE ANNUAL OBSERVANCE OF THROMBOSIS AWARENESS MONTH. (see House, No. H4288)      Approved by the Governor, February 1, 2008
Chapter 20 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OF THE FORMER FISHER HILL RESERVOIR IN THE TOWN OF BROOKLINE. (see House, No. H4343)      Approved by the Governor, February 6, 2008
Chapter 21 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DENNIS WATER DISTRICT TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND. (see House, No. H3741)      Approved by the Governor, February 6, 2008
Chapter 22 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN BRIDGE IN THE TOWN OF DALTON AS THE BENJAMIN-MURACA MEMORIAL BRIDGE. (see House, No. H3503)      Approved by the Governor, February 6, 2008
Chapter 23 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE DISPOSITION OF ABANDONED VESSELS. (see House, No. H4188)      Approved by the Governor, February 6, 2008
Chapter 24 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE APPOINTMENT OF SPECIAL POLICE OFFICERS IN THE CITY OF EVERETT. (see House, No. H3982)      Approved by the Governor, February 8, 2008
Chapter 25 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING the city of Marlborough’S MEMBERSHIP IN A Regional Transit Authority (see House, No. H4289)      Approved by the Governor, February 14, 2008
Chapter 26 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE CITY OF MARLBOROUGH'S MEMBERSHIP IN A REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY (see Senate, No. S1871)      Approved by the Governor, February 14, 2008
Chapter 27 AN ACT REORGANIZING CERTAIN EDUCATION AGENCIES. (see House, No. H4488)      Approved by the Governor, February 7, 2008
Chapter 28 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE TOWN ADMINISTRATOR IN THE TOWN OF SOMERSET. (see House, No. H4402)      Approved by the Governor, February 15, 2008
Chapter 29 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR THOMAS D’INTINOSANTO, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL RETARDATION. (see Senate, No. S2349)      Approved by the Governor, February 15, 2008
Chapter 30 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR SUZANNE L. SOUCIE, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT. (see House, No. H4505)      Approved by the Governor, February 15, 2008
Chapter 31 AN ACT AUTHORIZING BRENDAN GORMLEY TO TAKE THE CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION FOR FIREFIGHTER IN THE TOWN OF ARLINGTON NOTWITHSTANDING THE MAXIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT. (see House, No. H4142)      Approved by the Governor, February 15, 2008
Chapter 32 AN ACT DESIGNATING MAY 24 AS PHENYLKETONURIA AWARENESS DAY. (see House, No. H3174)      Approved by the Governor, February 15, 2008
Chapter 33 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN RINK IN THE TOWN OF FRANKLIN AS THE STAFF SERGEANT ROBERT PIRELLI VETERANS MEMORIAL RINK. (see House, No. H4354)      Approved by the Governor, February 15, 2008
Chapter 34 AN ACT RELATIVE TO A CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION PLATE. (see House, No. H221)      Approved by the Governor, February 15, 2008
Chapter 35 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF COHASSET WATER DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE WATER SERVICES TO ENTITIES OUTSIDE COHASSET. (see House, No. H4014)      Approved by the Governor, February 21, 2008
Chapter 36 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE ISSUANCE OF CERTAIN BONDS BY THE TOWN OF WELLFLEET. (see House, No. H4036)      Approved by the Governor, February 21, 2008
Chapter 37 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WESTON TO GRANT A LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF WINES AT A FOOD STORE. (see House, No. H4177)      Approved by the Governor, February 21, 2008
Chapter 38 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE PLACEMENT OF A QUESTION ON THE BALLOT RELATIVE TO THE SALE OF WINES AND MALT BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES OF CERTAIN RESTAURANTS. (see House, No. H4194)      Approved by the Governor, February 21, 2008
Chapter 39 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF HARWICH TO ACQUIRE CERTAIN CEMETERY PROPERTY. (see House, No. H4255)      Approved by the Governor, February 21, 2008
Chapter 40 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO EXCHANGE CERTAIN LAND IN THE TOWN OF NEEDHAM. (see House, No. H4367)      Approved by the Governor, February 21, 2008
Chapter 41 AN ACT FURTHER AMENDING THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF BRAINTREE. (see House, No. H4398)      Approved by the Governor, February 21, 2008
Chapter 42 AN ACT RELATIVE TO UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE RATES. (see House, No. H4528)      Approved by the Governor, February 21, 2008
Chapter 43 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE INVESTMENT OF TRUST FUNDS FOR THE CITY OF NORTHAMPTON. (see Senate, No. S2400)      Approved by the Governor, February 21, 2008
Chapter 44 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING WATER BETTERMENTS IN THE TOWN OF BREWSTER. (see House, No. H3955)      Approved by the Governor, February 21, 2008
Chapter 45 AN ACT DESIGNATING NORMAN ROCKWELL AS THE OFFICIAL ARTIST OF THE COMMONWEALTH. (see House, No. H4228)      Approved by the Governor, February 21, 2008
Chapter 46 AN ACT EXEMPTING CERTAIN POSITIONS IN THE CITY OF WORCESTER FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW. (see House, No. H4497)      Approved by the Governor, February 21, 2008
Chapter 47 AN ACT REGULATING THE DISTRIBUTION AND SALE OF HOUSEHOLD CLEANING PRODUCTS CONTAINING PHOSPHOROUS. (see Senate, No. S536)      Approved by the Governor, February 21, 2008
Chapter 48 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE LAND ACQUISITION AND MAINTENANCE FUND OF THE TOWN OF EASTHAM. (see House, No. H4256)      Approved by the Governor, February 21, 2008
Chapter 49 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE MIDDLESEX RETIREMENT BOARD TO GRANT A CERTAIN PENSION TO JAMES CHARLES MICKEL. (see Senate, No. S2208)      Approved by the Governor, February 28, 2008
Chapter 50 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING ELECTIONS IN THE TOWN OF PLYMOUTH. (see House, No. H4267)      Approved by the Governor, March 5, 2008
Chapter 51 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WESTFORD TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND. (see House, No. H4431)      Approved by the Governor, March 5, 2008
Chapter 52 AN ACT RELATIVE TO AN EXCHANGE OF LAND IN THE TOWN OF SWANSEA. (see House, No. H4440)      Approved by the Governor, March 5, 2008
Chapter 53 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE RANDOLPH PUBLIC LIBRARY. (see Senate, No. S2396)      Approved by the Governor, March 5, 2008
Chapter 54 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD TO ENTER INTO CERTAIN AGREEMENTS FOR LIBRARY PURPOSES. (see House, No. H4082)      Approved by the Governor, March 11, 2008
Chapter 55 AN ACT REVISING THE COMPOSITION AND DUTIES OF THE QUINEBAUG AND SHETUCKET RIVERS VALLEY HERITAGE DISTRICT AND COMMISSION. (see Senate, No. S2310)      Approved by the Governor, March 11, 2008
Chapter 56 AN ACT RELATIVE TO TOWN MEETING IN THE TOWN OF ORANGE (see House, No. H4277)      Approved by the Governor, March 11, 2008
Chapter 57 AN ACT RELATIVE TO TOWN MEETING MEMBERS IN THE TOWN OF FRAMINGHAM. (see House, No. H4432)      Approved by the Governor, March 11, 2008
Chapter 58 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE SALE OF GIFT CERTIFICATES. (see Senate, No. S2345)      Approved by the Governor, March 11, 2008
Chapter 59 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF TEMPLETON TO EXCHANGE A PARCEL OF CONSERVATION LAND FOR A LARGER PARCEL TO BE HELD FOR CONSERVATION PURPOSES. (see Senate, No. S2318)      Approved by the Governor, March 13, 2008
Chapter 60 AN ACT VALIDATING THE ACTIONS TAKEN AT A CERTAIN ANNUAL TOWN MEETING HELD IN THE TOWN OF PHILLIPSTON. (see House, No. H4438)      Approved by the Governor, March 20, 2008
Chapter 61 AN ACT INCREASING THE LOCAL PROPERTY TAX RELIEF TO NONPROFIT VETERANS ORGANIZATIONS IN CERTAIN CITIES AND TOWNS. (see House, No. H3045)      Approved by the Governor, March 20, 2008
Chapter 62 AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2008 TO PROVIDE FOR SUPPLEMENTING CERTAIN EXISTING APPROPRIATIONS AND FOR CERTAIN OTHER ACTIVITIES AND PROJECTS. (see House, No. H4589)      Approved by the Governor, March 21, 2008
Chapter 63 AN ACT RELATIVE TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS IN THE TOWN OF SWAMPSCOTT. (see Senate, No. S2324)      Approved by the Governor, March 27, 2008
Chapter 64 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF SALEM TO ISSUE ADDITIONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES. (see House, No. H4275)      Approved by the Governor, March 27, 2008
Chapter 65 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF NORTH ANDOVER TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES NOT TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H4517)      Approved by the Governor, March 27, 2008
Chapter 66 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE OPERATION OF THE SEWER SYSTEM OF THE TOWN OF IPSWICH. (see Senate, No. S2446)      Approved by the Governor, March 27, 2008
Chapter 67 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF SALEM TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF WINES AND MALT BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H4457)      Approved by the Governor, April 3, 2008
Chapter 68 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS IN THE TOWN OF WHITMAN. (see House, No. H4044)      Approved by the Governor, April 3, 2008
Chapter 69 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR DONNA L. MONFREDO, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION. (see House, No. H4571)      Approved by the Governor, April 3, 2008
Chapter 70 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE RESALE OF MATTRESSES. (see House, No. H4299)      Approved by the Governor, April 3, 2008
Chapter 71 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE MASHPEE WATER DISTRICT TO ENTER INTO A CERTAIN AGREEMENT WITH THE TOWN OF SANDWICH. (see Senate, No. S2282)      Approved by the Governor, April 10, 2008
Chapter 72 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF DEDHAM TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see Senate, No. S2336)      Approved by the Governor, April 10, 2008
Chapter 73 AN ACT INCREASING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN IN THE TOWN OF GEORGETOWN. (see House, No. H4166)      Approved by the Governor, April 10, 2008
Chapter 74 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR RECALL ELECTIONS IN THE TOWN OF WRENTHAM. (see Senate, No. S2290)      Approved by the Governor, April 10, 2008
Chapter 75 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF SALEM TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF WINES AND MALT BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H4456)      Approved by the Governor, April 10, 2008
Chapter 76 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING PARKING FOR HANDICAPPED PERSONS. (see House, No. H3499)      Approved by the Governor, April 10, 2008
Chapter 77 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS IN THE TOWN OF WHITMAN. (see House, No. H4045)      Approved by the Governor, April 10, 2008
Chapter 78 AN ACT REQUIRING CONTINUING EDUCATION OF CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISORS. (see House, No. H4344)      Approved by the Governor, April 10, 2008
Chapter 79 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CHILD PASSENGER SAFETY. (see Senate, No. S2018)      Approved by the Governor, April 11, 2008
Chapter 80 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION. (see Senate, No. S1059)      Became law without Executive Approval, April 14, 2008
Chapter 81 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A CHARTER FOR THE TOWN OF GROTON. (see House, No. H4490)      Approved by the Governor, April 15, 2008
Chapter 82 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COMMUNITY EVENTS FUND FOR THE TOWN OF WAREHAM. (see Senate, No. S2287)      Approved by the Governor, April 15, 2008
Chapter 83 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE AFFORDABLE HOUSING TRUST FUND IN THE TOWN OF PROVINCETOWN. (see House, No. H4037)      Approved by the Governor, April 15, 2008
Chapter 84 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CHARTER FOR THE TOWN OF MEDWAY. (see House, No. H4460)      Approved by the Governor, April 15, 2008
Chapter 85 AN ACT ALLOWING TOWN MEETINGS TO BE HELD IN JUNE. (see House, No. H1943)      Approved by the Governor, April 15, 2008
Chapter 86 AN ACT FINANCING IMPROVEMENTS TO THE COMMONWEALTH’S TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM. (see House, No. H4637)      Approved by the Governor, April 17, 2008
Chapter 87 AN ACT REGULATING CERTAIN INSURANCE BENEFITS FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS OF THE TOWN OF EASTON. (see Senate, No. S1525)      Approved by the Governor, April 17, 2008
Chapter 88 AN ACT RELATIVE TO A CERTAIN RESERVE FUND IN THE TOWN OF OAK BLUFFS. (see House, No. H4041)      Approved by the Governor, April 17, 2008
Chapter 89 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING HEALTH AND OTHER INSURANCE FOR EMPLOYEES OF THE TOWN OF WEST TISBURY. (see House, No. H4102)      Approved by the Governor, April 17, 2008
Chapter 90 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CONVEYANCE OF CERTAIN PARCELS OF LAND IN THE CITY OF BOSTON. (see House, No. H4185)      Approved by the Governor, April 17, 2008
Chapter 91 AN ACT DESIGNATING A PORTION OF THE BREMEN STREET PARK IN THE EAST BOSTON SECTION OF THE CITY OF BOSTON AS THE REPRESENTATIVE GEORGE DILORENZO PLAYGROUND. (see Senate, No. S2393)      Approved by the Governor, April 17, 2008
Chapter 92 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WAKEFIELD TO ISSUE PENSION OBLIGATION BONDS OR NOTES. (see Senate, No. S1650)      Approved by the Governor, April 24, 2008
Chapter 93 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE APPOINTMENT OF SPECIAL POLICE OFFICERS IN THE TOWN OF NATICK. (see House, No. H4401)      Approved by the Governor, April 24, 2008
Chapter 94 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A FIRE DEPARTMENT IN THE TOWN OF GEORGETOWN. (see Senate, No. S2343)      Approved by the Governor, April 24, 2008
Chapter 95 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR KATHRYN MCGAFFEY, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES. (see Senate, No. S2447)      Approved by the Governor, April 24, 2008
Chapter 96 AN ACT EXEMPTING ALL POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS IN THE CITY KNOWN AS THE TOWN OF FRANKLIN FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW. (see House, No. H4103)      Approved by the Governor, April 24, 2008
Chapter 97 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE APPOINTMENT OF SPECIAL POLICE OFFICERS IN THE TOWN OF WESTFORD. (see House, No. H4463)      Approved by the Governor, May 1, 2008
Chapter 98 AN ACT PLACING A CERTAIN QUESTION ON THE BALLOT OF THE NOVEMBER 2008 STATE ELECTION IN THE TOWN OF PALMER. (see House, No. H4558)      Approved by the Governor, May 1, 2008
Chapter 99 AN ACT AUTHORIZING BILINGUAL BALLOTS IN MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS IN THE CITY OF WORCESTER. (see Senate, No. S2362)      Approved by the Governor, May 1, 2008
Chapter 100 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF MILTON TO BORROW MONEY TO FUND CERTAIN PAYMENTS. (see Senate, No. S2487)      Approved by the Governor, May 5, 2008
Chapter 101 AN ACT RELATIVE TO NOTICES OF TOWN MEETINGS IN THE TOWN OF LEXINGTON. (see House, No. H4261)      Approved by the Governor, May 13, 2008
Chapter 102 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR DEBORAH A. JONES, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL RETARDATION. (see House, No. H4928)      Approved by the Governor, May 13, 2008
Chapter 103 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE WHITIN RESERVOIR WATERSHED DISTRICT IN THE TOWN OF DOUGLAS. (see Senate, No. S2344)      Approved by the Governor, May 13, 2008
Chapter 104 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF LONGMEADOW TO CONTINUE THE EMPLOYMENT OF POLICE CHIEF ROBERT DANIO. (see House, No. H4437)      Approved by the Governor, May 13, 2008
Chapter 105 AN ACT RELATIVE TO GARY J. LOPES, JR., AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TOWN OF WAREHAM. (see Senate, No. S2333)      Approved by the Governor, May 13, 2008
Chapter 106 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE POSITION OF MUNICIPAL HEARING OFFICER IN THE CITY OF SOMERVILLE. (see Senate, No. S2166)      Approved by the Governor, May 13, 2008
Chapter 107 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN CORNER IN THE WEST ROXBURY SECTION OF THE CITY OF BOSTON AS THE NICHOLAS G. BERAM VETERANS ASSOCIATION CORNER. (see Senate, No. S2313)      Approved by the Governor, May 13, 2008
Chapter 108 AN ACT RELATIVE TO TOWN MEETING VOTES IN THE TOWN OF LEXINGTON. (see House, No. H1958)      Approved by the Governor, May 14, 2008
Chapter 109 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR MARIE SILVA, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL RETARDATION. (see House, No. H4567)      Approved by the Governor, May 21, 2008
Chapter 110 AN ACT RELATIVE TO INCURRING INDEBTEDNESS IN THE TOWN OF IPSWICH. (see Senate, No. S2445)      Approved by the Governor, May 21, 2008
Chapter 111 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE APPOINTMENT OF BRIAN SANTARLASCI AS A POLICE OFFICER IN THE CITY OF HAVERHILL NOTWITHSTANDING THE MAXIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT. (see House, No. H4462)      Approved by the Governor, May 21, 2008
Chapter 112 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS OF THE CITY OF SOMERVILLE. (see Senate, No. S2169)      Approved by the Governor, May 21, 2008
Chapter 113 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF ROCKLAND TO ESTABLISH A SCHOOL BUILDING CAPITAL TRUST FUND. (see Senate, No. S2264)      Approved by the Governor, May 21, 2008
Chapter 114 AN ACT RELATIVE TO OCEANS. (see Senate, No. S2699)      Approved by the Governor, May 28, 2008
Chapter 115 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR MARYA PANZICA, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL RETARDATION. (see House, No. H4924)      Approved by the Governor, May 28, 2008
Chapter 116 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING MUNICIPAL RETIREE HEALTH INSURANCE IN THE TOWN OF LANESBOROUGH. (see House, No. H4060)      Approved by the Governor, May 28, 2008
Chapter 117 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR DEBORAH McNAMARA, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND RECREATION. (see House, No. H4615)      Approved by the Governor, May 28, 2008
Chapter 118 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A WATERWAYS DREDGE AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAM RECEIPTS RESERVED CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS FUND IN THE TOWN OF DENNIS. (see House, No. H4108)      Approved by the Governor, May 28, 2008
Chapter 119 AN ACT FINANCING THE PRODUCTION AND PRESERVATION OF HOUSING FOR LOW AND MODERATE INCOME RESIDENTS. (see House, No. H4594)      Approved by the Governor, May 29, 2008
Chapter 120 AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2008 TO PROVIDE FOR SUPPLEMENTING CERTAIN EXISTING APPROPRIATIONS AND FOR CERTAIN OTHER ACTIVITIES AND PROJECTS. (see House, No. H4769)      Approved by the Governor, May 30, 2008
Chapter 121 AN ACT EXEMPTING TIMOTHY R. GRABARZ AND THOMAS E. CADY FROM THE MAXIMUN AGE REQUIREMENT FOR APPOINTMENT AS A POLICE OFFICER INTHE TOWN OF RAYNHAM. (see Senate, No. S1621)      Approved by the Governor, June 4, 2008
Chapter 122 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE GROUP INSURANCE PROGRAM OF THE TOWN OF BOXBOROUGH. (see Senate, No. S2297)      Approved by the Governor, June 4, 2008
Chapter 123 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF METHUEN TO LEASE A PORTION OF A CERTAIN BUILDING TO THE METHUEN MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES FEDERAL CREDIT UNION. (see House, No. H4325)      Approved by the Governor, June 4, 2008
Chapter 124 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE NORTH CARVER WATER DISTRICT. (see Senate, No. S2308)      Approved by the Governor, June 4, 2008
Chapter 125 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE DISCLOSURE OF CERTAIN FINANCIAL INFORMATION TO DIVISION OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE EXEMPTING CERTAIN BANK FEES. (see House, No. H975)      Approved by the Governor, June 4, 2008
Chapter 126 AN ACT TO PROMOTE THE SAFETY OF VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE. (see House, No. H4348)      Approved by the Governor, June 4, 2008
Chapter 127 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF TOPSFIELD TO ISSUE A LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF WINES AND MALT BEVERAGES NOT TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H4428)      Approved by the Governor, June 12, 2008
Chapter 128 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY KNOWN AS THE TOWN OF WATERTOWN TO FILL BY APPOINTMENT A VACANCY IN THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE PUBLIC LIBRARY. (see House, No. H4584)      Approved by the Governor, June 12, 2008
Chapter 129 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE FURTHER ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH. (see House, No. H4383)      Approved by the Governor, June 12, 2008
Chapter 130 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE INVESTMENT IN AND EXPANSION OF THE LIFE SCIENCES INDUSTRY IN THE COMMONWEALTH. (see House, No. H4829)      Approved by the Governor, June 16, 2008
Chapter 131 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF MELROSE TO ISSUE PENSION FUNDING BONDS OR NOTES. (see Senate, No. S2602)      Approved by the Governor, June 16, 2008
Chapter 132 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SPECIAL FUND IN THE TOWN OF MILLIS. (see House, No. H4544)      Approved by the Governor, June 16, 2008
Chapter 133 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR KIMBERLY CHUCKRAN, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION. (see House, No. H2513)      Approved by the Governor, June 16, 2008
Chapter 134 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE BOARD OF ASSESORS OF BRAINTREE TO GRANT TAX ABATEMENTS TO CERTAIN MILITARY PERSONNEL. (see House, No. H4240)      Approved by the Governor, June 16, 2008
Chapter 135 AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2008 TO PROVIDE FOR SUPPLEMENTING CERTAIN EXISTING APPROPRIATIONS AND FOR CERTAIN OTHER ACTIVITIES AND PROJECTS. (see House, No. H4851)      Approved by the Governor, June 17, 2008
Chapter 136 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR SAMUEL PILL, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT. (see House, No. H4722)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 20, 2008
Chapter 137 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR CAROL A. WALL, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL RETARDATION. (see House, No. H4912)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 20, 2008
Chapter 138 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CONVEYANCE OF PROPERTY BY THE COUNTY OF NANTUCKET. (see Senate, No. S2224)      Approved by the Governor, June 20, 2008
Chapter 139 AN ACT CONVERTING THE LIQUOR LIABILITY JOINT UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION INTO THE HOSPITALITY MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY. (see Senate, No. S2668)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 20, 2008
Chapter 140 AN ACT EXEMPTING THE POSITION OF DEPUTY CHIEF OF POLICE IN THE TOWN OF DARTMOUTH FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW. (see House, No. H4464)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 20, 2008
Chapter 141 AN ACT EXEMPTING THE POSITION OF CHIEF OF POLICE IN THE CITY KNOWN AS THE TOWN OF METHUEN FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW. (see House, No. H4461)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 20, 2008
Chapter 142 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE SPECIAL POLICE OFFICERS IN THE CITY KNOWN AS THE TOWN OF WEST SPRINGFIELD. (see House, No. H4080)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 20, 2008
Chapter 143 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF SHIRLEY TO ESTABLISH THE LONGLEY ACRES MAINTENANCE FUND (see House, No. H4430)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 20, 2008
Chapter 144 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF NORTHAMPTON TO CONVERT 5 SEASONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES TO ANNUAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES (see Senate, No. S2594)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 20, 2008
Chapter 145 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE HOMEOWNERS’ RESIDENTIAL TAX EXEMPTION IN THE CITY OF BOSTON (see House, No. H4104)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 20, 2008
Chapter 146 AN ACT REGULATING THE PROVISION OF HEALTH INSURANCE TO SURVIVING SPOUSES OF CERTAIN EMPLOYEES OF THE TOWN OF WAREHAM. (see Senate, No. S2157)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 20, 2008
Chapter 147 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE CALEB CHASE TRUST FUND REVENUE ACCOUNT IN THE TOWN OF DENNIS. (see House, No. H3153)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 20, 2008
Chapter 148 AN ACT PERMITTING THE REINSTATEMENT OF ROGER B. CATALDO TO THE POLICE DEPARTMENT OF THE TOWN OF SOUTHWICK. (see Senate, No. S1529)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 20, 2008
Chapter 149 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR OPERATING BOILERS UNDER A SPECIAL LICENSE. (see Senate, No. S2488)      Approved by the Acting Governor, June 20, 2008
Chapter 150 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR MANUEL M. AFFONSO JR., AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION. (see House, No. H4717)      Approved by the Governor, June 25, 2008
Chapter 151 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR JESSE GOGUEN, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION. (see House, No. H4736)      Approved by the Governor, June 25, 2008
Chapter 152 AN ACT RELATIVE TO PRELIMINARY ELECTIONS IN THE CITY OF NEWTON. (see House, No. H4397)      Approved by the Governor, June 25, 2008
Chapter 153 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE RETIREMENT AND HEALTH INSURANCE OF CERTAIN ELECTED OFFICIALS IN THE TOWN OF TYRINGHAM. (see House, No. H4755)      Approved by the Governor, June 25, 2008
Chapter 154 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WESTBOROUGH TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H4504)      Approved by the Governor, June 25, 2008
Chapter 155 AN ACT RELATIVE TO ELECTIONs IN THE CITY OF EVERETT. (see House, No. H4097)      Approved by the Governor, June 25, 2008
Chapter 156 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CONSERVATION COMMISSION OF THE TOWN OF WEST STOCKBRIDGE. (see House, No. H4100)      Approved by the Governor, June 25, 2008
Chapter 157 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF WORCESTER TO PROVIDE CERTAIN RETIREMENT AND MEDICAL BENEFITS TO FIREFIGHTER MARK S. STOMSKI. (see House, No. H4711)      Approved by the Governor, June 25, 2008
Chapter 158 AN ACT MAKING CERTAIN APPROPRIATIONS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009 BEFORE FINAL ACTION ON THE GENERAL APPROPRIATION BILL. (see House, No. H4863)      Approved by the Governor, June 25, 2008
Chapter 159 AN ACT AUTHORIZING DANIEL WESINGER TO TAKE THE CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION FOR FIREFIGHTER IN THE TOWN OF ARLINGTON. (see House, No. H4123)      Approved by the Governor, June 30, 2008
Chapter 160 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF ARLINGTON TO ESTABLISH A SPECIAL ACCOUNT FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF ITS BODIES OF WATER. (see House, No. H4471)      Approved by the Governor, June 30, 2008
Chapter 161 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A VOTING PRECINCT IN THE TOWN OF HINGHAM. (see House, No. H4591)      Approved by the Governor, June 30, 2008
Chapter 162 AN ACT VALIDATING THE ACTS AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2007 SPRING ANNUAL TOWN MEETING AND 2007 FALL ANNUAL TOWN MEETING OF THE TOWN OF NATICK. (see House, No. H4623)      Approved by the Governor, June 30, 2008
Chapter 163 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF WESTFIELD TO CONVEY A CONSERVATION RESTRICTION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME. (see Senate, No. S2674)      Approved by the Governor, June 30, 2008
Chapter 164 AN ACT EXTENDING WIRELESS ENHANCED SERVICES. (see Senate, No. S2773)      Approved by the Governor, June 30, 2008
Chapter 165 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF HANSON TO CONVEY A CONSERVATION RESTRICTION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME. (see House, No. H4740)      Approved by the Governor, June 30, 2008
Chapter 166 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE KASABUSKI RINK IN THE TOWN OF SAUGUS. (see Senate, No. S2625)      Approved by the Governor, June 30, 2008
Chapter 167 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN BRIDEG IN THE TOWN OF SHEFFIELD AS THE SHEFFIELD VETERANS MEMORIAL BRIDGE. (see House, No. H4703)      Approved by the Governor, June 30, 2008
Chapter 168 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CIGARETTE EXCISE AND HEALTH CARE FUNDING. (see House, No. H4899)      Approved by the Governor, July 1, 2008
Chapter 169 AN ACT RELATIVE TO GREEN COMMUNITIES. (see Senate, No. S2768)      Approved by the Governor, July 2, 2008
Chapter 170 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A FIREARMS LICENSING FUND IN THE TOWN OF GOSHEN. (see House, No. H4400)      Approved by the Governor, July 2, 2008
Chapter 171 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN SEWER CONNECTIONS IN THE TOWN OF ESSEX. (see Senate, No. S1201)      Approved by the Governor, July 2, 2008
Chapter 172 AN ACT PROVIDING THE TERMS OF CERTAIN BONDS TO BE ISSUED BY THE COMMONWEALTH TO FINANCE IMPROVEMENTS TO THE COMMONWEALTH’S TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM. (see House, No. H4698)      Approved by the Governor, July 3, 2008
Chapter 173 AN ACT RELATIVE TO TAX FAIRNESS AND BUSINESS COMPETITIVENESS. (see House, No. H4904)      Approved by the Governor, July 3, 2008
Chapter 174 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF BROCKTON TO CONVERY CERTAIN PARK LAND TO THE BROCKTON HOUSING AUTHORITY. (see House, No. H4164)      Approved by the Governor, July 8, 2008
Chapter 175 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF HAVERHILL TO BORROW FUNDS FOR THE PURPOSE OF FINANCING THE PURCHASE OF SCHOOL DEPARTMENT TEXT BOOKS. (see House, No. H4761)      Approved by the Governor, July 8, 2008
Chapter 176 AN ACT PROTECTING CHILDREN IN THE CARE OF THE COMMONWEALTH. (see House, No. H4905)      Approved by the Governor, July 8, 2008
Chapter 177 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN PORTION OF SANDY BEACH IN THE TOWN OF WINCHESTER AS THE SENATOR CHARLES E. SHANNON, JR. MEMORIAL BEACH. (see Senate, No. S2475)      Approved by the Governor, July 8, 2008
Chapter 178 AN ACT EXEMPTING CERTAIN POSITION INT HE TOWN OF HULL FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW. (see House, No. H4219)      Approved by the Governor, July 10, 2008
Chapter 179 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR TRACEY ALBRECHT, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT. (see House, No. H4843)      Approved by the Governor, July 10, 2008
Chapter 180 AN ACT AUTHORIZING INCREASED FEES FOR SPECIAL DETAILS PERFORMED BY PUBLIC EMPLOYEES IN THE CITY OF SOMERVILLE. (see Senate, No. S2170)      Approved by the Governor, July 10, 2008
Chapter 181 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN BRIDGE IN THE TOWNS OF MARSHFIELD AND SCITUATE AS THE FRANCIS R. POWERS MEMORIAL BRIDGE. (see House, No. H4809)      Approved by the Governor, July 10, 2008
Chapter 182 AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2009 FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF THE DEPARTMENTS, BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, INSTITUTIONS AND CERTAIN ACTIVITIES OF THE COMMONWEALTH, FOR INTEREST, SINKING FUND AND SERIAL BOND REQUIREMENTS AND FOR CERTAIN PERMANENT IMPROVEMENTS. (see House, No. H4900)      Approved by the Governor, July 13, 2008
Chapter 183 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF READING TO PLACE A QUESTION ON THE BALLOT RELATIVE TO THE GRANTING OF LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO CERTAIN RESTAURANTS. (see House, No. H4737)      Approved by the Governor, July 16, 2008
Chapter 184 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF SANDWICH TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES NOT TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see Senate, No. S2524)      Approved by the Governor, July 16, 2008
Chapter 185 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A POST-RETIREMENT GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE TRUST FUND IN THE TOWN OF CONCORD. (see House, No. H4421)      Approved by the Governor, July 16, 2008
Chapter 186 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE BRISTOL COUNTY COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN. (see Senate, No. S1172)      Approved by the Governor, July 16, 2008
Chapter 187 AN ACT EXEMPTING THE POSITION OF DEPUTY FIRE CHIEF IN THE TOWN OF HINGHAM FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW. (see House, No. H4496)      Approved by the Governor, July 18, 2008
Chapter 188 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING INTERMUNICIPAL AGREEMENTS. (see Senate, No. S2401)      Approved by the Governor, July 18, 2008
Chapter 189 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE APPOINTMENT OF THE FIRE CHIEF AND THE BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS IN THE CITY OF FALL RIVER. (see Senate, No. S2722)      Approved by the Governor, July 18, 2008
Chapter 190 AN ACT RELATIVE TO REAL PROPERTY TAX DEFERRALS IN THE TOWN OF LEXINGTON. (see House, No. H4262)      Approved by the Governor, July 22, 2008
Chapter 191 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN TRAFFIC ROTARY IN THE CITY OF EVERETT AS THE EDWARD G. CONNOLLY MEMORIAL ROTARY. (see House, No. H3634)      Approved by the Governor, July 22, 2008
Chapter 192 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A BOARD OF WATER AND SEWER COMMISSIONERS IN THE TOWN OF PLAINVILLE. (see House, No. H4685)      Approved by the Governor, July 22, 2008
Chapter 193 AN ACT RELATIVE TO HEALTH INSPECTORS IN THE CITY OF SOMERVILLE. (see Senate, No. S2168)      Approved by the Governor, July 22, 2008
Chapter 194 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE FOR SARAH CARMICHAEL, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH SERVICES. (see House, No. H4882)      Approved by the Governor, July 23, 2008
Chapter 195 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE FOR MARY MERCURIO, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES. (see House, No. H4868)      Approved by the Governor, July 23, 2008
Chapter 196 AN ACT REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO REPORT PRELIMINARY TAX REVENUE. (see House, No. H4958)      Approved by the Governor, July 23, 2008
Chapter 197 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR SHANNON CROUSE, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT. (see House, No. H4866)      Approved by the Governor, July 23, 2008
Chapter 198 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE REGIONAL EFFICIENCY ASSISTANCE GRANT FUND. (see House, No. H4960)      Approved by the Governor, July 23, 2008
Chapter 199 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE TO ABATE CERTAIN FISCAL YEAR 2003 REAL PROPERTY TAXES. (see House, No. H4081)      Approved by the Governor, July 23, 2008
Chapter 200 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE GRANTING OF AN EASEMENT BY THE TOWN OF SHARON. (see House, No. H4738)      Approved by the Governor, July 23, 2008
Chapter 201 AN ACT REQUIRING A REPORT OF EXPENDITURE OF THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2008. (see House, No. H4961)      Approved by the Governor, July 24, 2008
Chapter 202 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO TRANSFER CONTROL OF A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND IN THE TOWN OF LEXINGTON. (see House, No. H4202)      Approved by the Governor, July 24, 2008
Chapter 203 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ELECTIONS OF SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEMBERS IN THE SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT. (see House, No. H4865)      Approved by the Governor, July 24, 2008
Chapter 204 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF CHATHAM TO GRANT 2 ADDITIONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H4522)      Approved by the Governor, July 24, 2008
Chapter 205 AN ACT FURTHER PROTECTING CHILDREN (see House, No. H4811)      Approved by the Governor, July 24, 2008
Chapter 206 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CLEAN ENERGY BIOFUELS. (see House, No. H4951)      Approved by the Governor, July 28, 2008
Chapter 207 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF MILTON TO ISSUE ONE ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES OF A CERTAIN RESTAURANT (see Senate, No. S2485)      Approved by the Governor, July 28, 2008
Chapter 208 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR MARK STANTON, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH. (see Senate, No. S2677)      Approved by the Governor, July 28, 2008
Chapter 209 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY KNOWN AS THE TOWN OF AMESBURY TO GRANT 2 ADDITIONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES (see House, No. H4426)      Approved by the Governor, July 28, 2008
Chapter 210 AN ACT INCREASING THE NUMBER OF LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF WINES AND MALT BEVERAGES IN THE CITY OF MEDFORD. (see House, No. H4697)      Approved by the Governor, July 28, 2008
Chapter 211 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A CERTAIN EXEMPTION FROM THE SALES TAX. (see House, No. H4995)      Approved by the Governor, July 30, 2008
Chapter 212 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR KAREN FOWLES, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE MASSACHUSETTS REHABILITATION COMMISSION. (see Senate, No. S2730)      Approved by the Governor, July 30, 2008
Chapter 213 AN ACT RELATIVE TO EDUCATIONAL EXPENDITURES IN THE TOWN OF MILTON. (see Senate, No. S2486)      Approved by the Governor, July 30, 2008
Chapter 214 AN ACT INCREASING COVERAGE OF NONPRESCRIPTION ENTERAL FORMULAS. (see House, No. H925)      Approved by the Governor, July 30, 2008
Chapter 215 AN ACT RELATIVE TO EARLY EDUCATION AND CARE. (see House, No. H4706)      Approved by the Governor, July 31, 2008
Chapter 216 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN MARRIAGE LAWS. (see Senate, No. S800)      Approved by the Governor, July 31, 2008
Chapter 217 AN ACT RELATIVE TO EQUALITY IN THE MASSHEALTH PROGRAM. (see House, No. H4107)      Approved by the Governor, July 31, 2008
Chapter 218 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF QUINCY TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND. (see Senate, No. S2724)      Approved by the Governor, July 31, 2008
Chapter 219 AN ACT AUTHORIZING A CHANGE OF USE OF CERTAIN LAND IN THE TOWN OF LEICESTER. (see Senate, No. S2689)      Approved by the Governor, July 31, 2008
Chapter 220 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF PROVINCETOWN TO GRANT A CERTAIN EASEMENT. (see House, No. H4015)      Approved by the Governor, July 31, 2008
Chapter 221 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE TERMS OF CERTAIN BONDS OF THE CITY OF REVERE TO BE ISSUED TO FINANCE THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE CITY OF REVERE NEW POLICE HEADQUARTERS AND EAST FIRE STATION. (see House, No. H4555)      Approved by the Governor, July 31, 2008
Chapter 222 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF SUDBURY TO USE CERTAIN INSURANCE OR RECOVERY PROCEEDS. (see House, No. H4835)      Approved by the Governor, July 31, 2008
Chapter 223 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A STATE 911 DEPARTMENT, SINGLE 911 SURCHARGE AND AN ENHANCED 911 FUND. (see House, No. H5051)      Approved by the Governor, July 31, 2008
Chapter 224 AN ACT RELATIVE TO ISSUING LICENSES TO CARRY FIREARMS TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS. (see House, No. H2285)      Approved by the Governor, July 31, 2008
Chapter 225 AN ACT RELATIVE TO ANTIQUE CARS. (see House, No. H2417)      Approved by the Governor, July 31, 2008
Chapter 226 AN ACT PROVIDING A PENALTY FOR MAKING, STEALING, ALTERING, FORGING OR COUNTERFEITING SPECIAL PARKING IDENTIFICATION PLACARDS. (see House, No. H4220)      Approved by the Governor, July 31, 2008
Chapter 227 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WALPOL TO RELEASE A CERTAIN RESTRICTION. (see House, No. H4902)      Approved by the Governor, July 31, 2008
Chapter 228 AN ACT RELATIVE TO VEHICLE LICENSE COSTS RECOVERY FEES. (see Senate, No. S2416)      Approved by the Governor, July 31, 2008
Chapter 229 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE ESSEX REGIONAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM. (see Senate, No. S2635)      Approved by the Governor, July 31, 2008
Chapter 230 AN ACT RELATIVE TO EQUITABLE COVERAGE FOR ANNUITY POLICIES. (see Senate, No. S2729)      Approved by the Governor, July 31, 2008
Chapter 231 AN ACT ESTABLISHING AND FUNDING THE MASSACHUSETTS BROADBAND INSTITUTE. (see House, No. H4864)      Approved by the Governor, August 4, 2008
Chapter 232 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE LICENSING OF SHEET METAL WORKERS. (see House, No. H4804)      Approved by the Governor, August 4, 2008
Chapter 233 AN ACT FINANCING AN ACCELERATED STRUCTURALLY-DEFICIENT BRIDGE IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM. (see House, No. H4972)      Approved by the Governor, August 4, 2008
Chapter 234 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN ROADS ON NANTUCKET ISLAND. (see House, No. H4056)      Approved by the Governor, August 4, 2008
Chapter 235 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE STATE SECRETARY TO PLACE THE OFFICE OF SELECTMEN ON THE STATE ELECTION BALLOT IN THE TOWN OF TOPSFIELD. (see House, No. H4884)      Approved by the Governor, August 4, 2008
Chapter 236 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE T0WN OF HARQUICH TO ACQUIRE CERTAIN. (see House, No. H4257)      Approved by the Governor, August 4, 2008
Chapter 237 AN ACT DESIGNATING MITOCHONDRIAL DISEASE AWARENESS WEEK. (see House, No. H3246)      Approved by the Governor, August 4, 2008
Chapter 238 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MASSACHUSETTS CREDIT UNION SHARE INSURANCE CORPORATION. (see House, No. H1090)      Approved by the Governor, August 4, 2008
Chapter 239 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CONSOLIDATION OF CERTAIN PUBLIC HEARINGS. (see House, No. H3234)      Approved by the Governor, August 4, 2008
Chapter 240 AN ACT DESIGNATING STATE HIGHWAY ROUTE 116 IN CERTAIN TOWNS AS A SCENIC BYWAY CORRIDOR. (see House, No. H3550)      Approved by the Governor, August 4, 2008
Chapter 241 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN STREET IN THE CITY OF BOSTON AS REVEREND PAUL A. PHINN WAY. (see House, No. H3620)      Approved by the Governor, August 4, 2008
Chapter 242 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE SOUTH GRAFTON AND GRAFTON WATER DISTRICTS. (see House, No. H4513)      Approved by the Governor, August 4, 2008
Chapter 243 AN ACT DESIGNATING ROLLING ROCK AS THE OFFICIAL GLACIAL ROCK OF THE COMMONWEALTH. (see House, No. H4823)      Approved by the Governor, August 4, 2008
Chapter 244 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN BRIDGE IN THE TOWN OF GRAFTON AS THE PRIVATE WALTER ERMAK BRIDGE. (see House, No. H4919)      Approved by the Governor, August 4, 2008
Chapter 245 AN ACT PROVIDING EMPLOYEES AT STATE COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES AND COMMUNITY COLLEGES HOLDING SPECIAL STATE POLICE OFFICER POWERS WITH LINE OF DUTY DEATH BENEFITS. (see House, No. H4933)      Approved by the Governor, August 4, 2008
Chapter 246 AN ACT RELATIVE TO DISTRICT COURT CLERKS. (see Senate, No. S1004)      Approved by the Governor, August 4, 2008
Chapter 247 AN ACT RELATIVE TO SAFETY AT THE JOHN ADAMS COURTHOUSE. (see Senate, No. S2777)      Approved by the Governor, August 4, 2008
Chapter 248 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE POST RETIREMENT LIABILITY FUND IN THE TOWN OF NEEDHAM. (see House, No. H4826)      Approved by the Governor, August 5, 2008
Chapter 249 AN ACT RELATIVE TO ADMINISTRATIVE OVERSIGHT OF THE HIRING PROCESS IN THE TOWN OF WEST BOYLSTON. (see House, No. H4099)      Approved by the Governor, August 5, 2008
Chapter 250 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE PARTIAL RELEASE OF CERTAIN LAND IN EASTHAMPTON FROM THE OPERATION OF AN AGRICULTURAL PRESERVATION RESTRICTION. (see Senate, No. S42)      Approved by the Governor, August 5, 2008
Chapter 251 AN ACT RELATIVE TO NURSING HOME TRANSFERS AND DISCHARGES. (see House, No. H4721)      Approved by the Governor, August 5, 2008
Chapter 252 AN ACT CLARIFYING CERTAIN BANKING LAWS. (see House, No. H4901)      Approved by the Governor, August 5, 2008
Chapter 253 AN ACT PROHIBITING THE RENTAL OF CERTAIN PETS. (see House, No. H5006)      Approved by the Governor, August 5, 2008
Chapter 254 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE MERGER OF THE TURNERS FALLS FIRE DISTRICT AND THE LAKE PLEASANT WATER SUPPLY DISTRICT. (see House, No. H5020)      Approved by the Governor, August 5, 2008
Chapter 255 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE USE OF A CERTAIN BUILDING IN THE TOWN OF WHITMAN. (see Senate, No. S2474)      Approved by the Governor, August 5, 2008
Chapter 256 AN ACT RELATIVE TO MENTAL HEALTH PARITY. (see House, No. H4423)      Approved by the Governor, August 5, 2008
Chapter 257 AN ACT RELATIVE TO RATES FOR HUMAN AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROGRAMS. (see Senate, No. S2764)      Approved by the Governor, August 5, 2008
Chapter 258 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PUBLIC HIGHER EDUCATION CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT NEEDS OF THE COMMONWEALTH. (see Senate, No. S2785)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 259 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SPECIAL RESERVE FUND IN THE TOWN OF SUNDERLAND. (see Senate, No. S2686)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 260 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR JUDITH SARGENT, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH. (see House, No. H4742)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 261 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR RICHARD K. WARD ii, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION. (see House, No. H4819)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 262 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR LOIS TOBIN , AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL RETARDATION. (see Senate, No. S2678)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 263 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR DAVID S. VITALE, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT. (see Senate, No. S2710)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 264 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR DAVID CATANZARO, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT. (see House, No. H4771)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 265 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE NORTH RAYNHAM WATER DISTRICT. (see Senate, No. S2736)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 266 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO GRANT A SEWER EASEMENT IN CERTAIN LAND IN THE TOWN OF BELCHERTOWN. (see Senate, No. S2355)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 267 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE COMMISSIONER OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO MAKE CERTAIN CONVEYANCES IN THE CITY OF SOMERVILLE. (see Senate, No. S2705)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 268 AN ACT FURTHER PROTECTING BUZZARDS BAY. (see Senate, No. S2374)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 269 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE DISPOSITION OF CERTAIN PROPERTY AT MEDFIELD STATE HOSPITAL. (see House, No. H4214)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 270 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE COMMISSIONER OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO GRANT EASEMENTS IN THE CITY OF SOMERVILLE. (see House, No. H4781)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 271 AN ACT RELATIVE TO GROUP MARKETING PLANS. (see House, No. H4948)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 272 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE RELEASE OF CERTAIN LAND IN THE TOWN OF DEERFIELD FROMTHE OPERATION OF AN AGRICULTURAL PRESERVATION RESTRICTION. (see House, No. H4779)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 273 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO GRANT A CERTAIN EASEMENT OVER LANDS HELD FOR CONSERVATION AND RECREATION PURPOSES. (see Senate, No. S2511)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 274 AN ACT AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE COMMISSIONER OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND IN THE TOWN OF WESTPORT. (see House, No. H4949)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 275 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF CERTAIN LAND BY THE CITY OF HAVERHILL TO THE TOWN OF BOXFORD. (see House, No. H4890)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 276 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MANAGEMENT OF BANKS. (see House, No. H1082)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 277 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WEST BOYLSTON TO CONVEY CERTAIN OPEN SPACE LAND. (see House, No. H4120)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 278 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CONSERVATION RESTRICTIONS ON CERTAIN PARCELS OF LAND HELD BY THE MARTHA’S VINEYARD LAND BANK AND THE TOWN OF EDGARTOWN. (see House, No. H4294)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 279 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE TOWN OF CHILMARK. (see House, No. H4559)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 280 AN ACT RELATIVE TO COUNTY HIGHWAYS IN THE TOWN OF GRANVILLE. (see House, No. H4796)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 281 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF TEWKSBURY TO ENTER INTO A LEASE WITH THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT. (see House, No. H4943)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 282 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE LONG TERM CAREER LADDER GRANT PROGRAM. (see House, No. H4953)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 283 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CHARLESTOWN’S DESIGNATED PORT AREA. (see House, No. H4992)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 284 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CONVEYANCE OF AN EASEMENT OVER CERTAIN CONSERVATION AND RECREATION LANDS INTHE TOWN OF BLACKSTONE. (see Senate, No. S45)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 285 AN ACT RELATIVE TO AGE REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN STUDENTS. (see Senate, No. S286)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 286 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO LEASE CERTAIN PROPERTY TO THE TOWN OF ACTON. (see Senate, No. S2509)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 287 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO LEASE CERTAIN PROPERTY TO THE TOWN OF SHIRLEY. (see Senate, No. S2510)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 288 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF FITCHBURG TO LEASE CERTAIN PARK LAND TO THE WALLACE CIVIC CENTER AND PLANETARIUM. (see Senate, No. S2589)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 289 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE LEASING OF A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND IN THE TOWN OF GARDNER. (see Senate, No. S2696)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 290 AN ACT EXTENDING SIMULCASTING OF HORSE AND GREYHOUND RACING. (see Senate, No. S2721)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 291 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO GRANT AN EASEMENT IN CERTAIN LAND IN THE TOWN OF HOLDEN. (see Senate, No. S2794)      Approved by the Governor, August 6, 2008
Chapter 292 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE COMMISSIONER OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO LEASE CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE TOWN OF GREAT BARRINGTON. (see House, No. H5010)      Approved by the Governor, August 7, 2008
Chapter 293 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A PARTIAL RELEASE OF CERTAIN LAND IN SUNDERLAND FROM THE OPERATION OF AN AGRICULTURAL PRESERVATION RESTRICTION. (see House, No. H5011)      Approved by the Governor, August 7, 2008
Chapter 294 AN ACT RELEASING CERTAIN LAND IN DUDLEY FROM THE OPERATION OF AN AGRICULTURAL PRESERVTION RESTRICTION. (see Senate, No. S46)      Approved by the Governor, August 7, 2007
Chapter 295 AN ACT REGULATING LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS TANKER IMPORT TERMINALS. (see House, No. H2383)      Approved by the Governor, August 7, 2008
Chapter 296 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE COMMISSIONER OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO LEASE CERTAIN PROPERTY TO THE CITY KNOWN AS THE TOWN OF NATICK. (see House, No. H4806)      Approved by the Governor, August 7, 2008
Chapter 297 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN EASEMENTS HELD BY THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS AND THE MASSACHUSETTS WATER RESOURCES AUTHORITY IN THE TOWN OF WELLESLEY. (see Senate, No. S2219)      Approved by the Governor, August 7, 2008
Chapter 298 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE GLOBAL WARMING SOLUTIONS ACT. (see Senate, No. S2540)      Approved by the Governor, August 7, 2008
Chapter 299 AN ACT RELATIVE TO A PARCEL OF LAND IN THE CITY OF LOWELL. (see Senate, No. S2726)      Approved by the Governor, August 7, 2008
Chapter 300 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ON GOLF COURSES. (see Senate, No. S2769)      Approved by the Governor, August 7, 2008
Chapter 301 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OF LAND IN HAMILTON AND MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA. (see Senate, No. S2862)      Approved by the Governor, August 7, 2008
Chapter 302 AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2008 TO PROVIDE FOR SUPPLEMENTING CERTAIN EXISTING APPROPRIATIONS AND FOR CERTAIN OTHER ACTIVITIES AND PROJECTS. (see House, No. H5022)      Approved by the Governor, August 8, 2008
Chapter 303 AN ACT FINANCING IMPROVEMENTS TO THE COMMONWEALTH'S TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM. (see House, No. H5039)      Approved by the Governor, August 8, 2008
Chapter 304 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR CAPITAL FACILITY REPAIRS AND IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE COMMONWEALTH. (see House, No. H5055)      Approved by the Governor, August 10, 2008
Chapter 305 AN ACT TO PROMOTE COST CONTAINMENT, TRANSPARENCY AND EFFICIENCY IN THE DELIVERY OF QUALITY HEALTH CARE. (see Senate, No. S2863)      Approved by the Governor, August 10, 2008
Chapter 306 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE ROSE FITZGERALD KENNEDY GREENWAY CONSERVANCY, INC. TO OPERATE, MANAGE AND MAINTAIN THE ROSE KENNEDY GREENWAY. (see House, No. H5013)      Approved by the Governor, August 11, 2008
Chapter 307 AN ACT RELATIVE TO GREEN JOBS IN THE COMMONWEALTH. (see House, No. H5018)      Approved by the Governor, August 12, 2008
Chapter 308 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE MASSACHUSETTS MILITARY RESERVATION FIRE DEPARTMENT. (see Senate, No. S2760)      Approved by the Governor, August 12, 2008
Chapter 309 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MASSACHUSETTS CONVENTION CENTER AUTHORITY. (see Senate, No. S2793)      Approved by the Governor, August 12, 2008
Chapter 310 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE PRESERVATION OF DAIRY FARMS. (see Senate, No. S2743)      Approved by the Governor, August 14, 2008
Chapter 311 AN ACT RELATIVE TO SCHOOL DISTRICT ACCOUNTABILITY. (see House, No. H4967)      Approved by the Governor, August 14, 2008
Chapter 312 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PRESERVATION AND IMPROVEMENT OF LAND, PARKS, AND CLEAN ENERGY IN THE COMMONWEALTH. (see House, No. H5054)      Approved by the Governor, August 14, 2008
Chapter 313 AN ACT DESIGNATING CERTAIN LAND IN THE TOWNS OF ACTON AND CONCORD FOR CONSERVATION, AGRICULTURE, OPEN SPACE AND RECREATIONAL PURPOSES. (see Senate, No. S38)      Approved by the Governor, August 14, 2008
Chapter 314 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS FOR SCHOOL PRINCIPALS. (see Senate, No. S273)      Approved by the Governor, August 14, 2008
Chapter 315 AN ACT TO IMPROVE DROPOUT PREVENTION AND REPORTING OF GRADUATION RATES. (see Senate, No. S2766)      Approved by the Governor, August 14, 2008
Chapter 316 AN ACT EXEMPTING THE POSITION OF POLICE CAPTAIN IN THE TOWN OF HUDSON FROM THE PROVISIONS OF THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW. (see House, No. H4777)      Approved by the Governor, August 20, 2008
Chapter 317 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR TIMOTHY M. LARKIN, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE. (see House, No. H4955)      Approved by the Governor, August 20, 2008
Chapter 318 AN ACT RELATIVE TO RUTLAND HEIGHTS STATE HOSPITAL. (see Senate, No. S2353)      Approved by the Governor, August 20, 2008
Chapter 319 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO APPOINT AN ADDITIONAL EIGHT MEMBERS TO THE RESERVE FORCE OF FIREFIGHTERS OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY OF REVERE. (see House, No. H4838)      Approved by the Governor, August 20, 2008
Chapter 320 AN ACT REMOVING OF THE DEPUTY CHIEF OF POLICE OF THE TOWN OF ACTON FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LAWS. (see House, No. H4870)      Approved by the Governor, August 20, 2008
Chapter 321 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH. (see Senate, No. S2804)      Approved by the Governor, August 20, 2008
Chapter 322 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CREMATION OF BODIES OF CERTAIN DECEASED PERSONS. (see House, No. H4929)      Approved by the Governor, August 20, 2008
Chapter 323 AN ACT PROHIBITING RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS FOR SOCIAL WORKERS. (see House, No. H1873)      Approved by the Governor, August 23, 2008
Chapter 324 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN PERSONS AS FIREFIGHTERS IN THE CITY OF FALL RIVER. (see House, No. H4089)      Passed over veto, July 31, 2008
Chapter 326 AN ACT RELATIVE TO POLLING PLACES IN THE CITY OF BOSTON. (see House, No. H4893)      Approved by the Governor, September 1, 2008
Chapter 327 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE PLACEMENT OF 2 QUESTIONS ON THE BALLOT AT THE BIENNIAL STATE ELECTION RELATIVE TO THE LICENSING OF SALES OF WINES AND MALT BEVERAGES IN THE CITY OF MELROSE. (see Senate, No. S2875)      Approved by the Governor, September 5, 2008
Chapter 328 AN ACT PROVIDING THE TERMS OF CERTAIN BONDS AND NOTES TO BE ISSUED BY THE COMMONWEALTH PROVIDING THE TERMS OF CERTAIN BONDS AND NOTES TO BE ISSUED BY THE COMMONWEALTH. (see House, No. H4813)      Approved by the Governor, September 9, 2008
Chapter 329 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR ALICE ELDRIDGE, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE. (see Senate, No. S2745)      Approved by the Governor, September 12, 2008
Chapter 330 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN BRIDGE IN THE TOWN OF FALMOUTH AS THE RALEIGH D. COSTA MEMORIAL BRIDGE. (see House, No. H4435)      Approved by the Governor, September 12, 2008
Chapter 331 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN INTERCHANGE IN THE TOWN OF YARMOUTH AS THE STATE TROOPER ELLEN ENGELHARDT INTERCHANGE. (see House, No. H4918)      Approved by the Governor, September 12, 2008
Chapter 332 AN ACT AUTHORIZING A CERTAIN QUESTION TO BE PLACED ON THE 2008 STATE ELECTION BALLOT IN THE TOWN OF LITTLETON. (see House, No. H5096)      Approved by the Governor, September 16, 2008
Chapter 333 AN ACT RELATIVE TO BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH. (see House, No. H4812)      Approved by the Governor, September 17, 2008
Chapter 334 AN ACT RELATIVE TO AN INTERMUNICIPAL AGREEMENT AND BETTERMENT ASSESSMENTS IN THE TOWN OF LUNENBURG. (see House, No. H5033)      Approved by the Governor, September 17, 2008
Chapter 335 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE PLACEMENT OF TWINS IN SCHOOLS. (see House, No. H469)      Approved by the Governor, September 17, 2008
Chapter 336 AN ACT RELATIVE TO SUDDEN, UNEXPLAINED CHILD DEATHS. (see House, No. H1678)      Approved by the Governor, September 17, 2008
Chapter 337 AN ACT AUTHORIZING CERTAIN PERSONS TO TAKE THE CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION FOR APPOINTMENT AS FIREFIGHTERS IN THE TOWN OF ARLINGTON NOTWITHSTANDING THE MAXIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT. (see House, No. H4871)      Approved by the Governor, September 23, 2008
Chapter 338 AN ACT AUTHORIZING CERTAIN PERSONS TO TAKE THE CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION FOR APPOINTMENT AS POLICE OFFICERS IN THE TOWN OF ARLINGTON NOTWITHSTANDING THE MAXIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT. (see House, No. H4872)      Approved by the Governor, September 23, 2008
Chapter 339 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF ARLINTON TO ISSUE PENSION OBLIGATION BONDS OR NOTES. (see House, No. H4876)      Approved by the Governor, September 23, 2008
Chapter 340 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A BALLOT QUESTION IN THE TOWN OF ARLINGTON RELATIVE TO THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IN CERTAIN RESTAURANTS. (see House, No. H4936)      Approved by the Governor, September 23, 2008
Chapter 341 AN ACT RELATIVE TO PUBLIC PARKING IN THE CITY OF FITCHBURG. (see Senate, No. S2866)      Approved by the Governor, September 23, 2008
Chapter 342 AN ACT RELATIVE TO BLOOD DONATIONS BY MINORS. (see House, No. H4547)      Approved by the Governor, September 24, 2008
Chapter 343 AN ACT DESIGNATING THE FITCHBURG DISTRICT COURTHOUSE AS THE GELINAS COURTHOUSE. (see Senate, No. S2846)      Approved by the Governor, October 6, 2008
Chapter 344 AN ACT VALIDATING THE ACTIONS TAKEN AT THE ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION HELD IN THE TOWN OF LANESBOROUGH. (see House, No. H4250)      Approved by the Governor, October 6, 2008
Chapter 345 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF MAYNARD TO BORROW MONEY FOR CERTAIN REMEDIATION WORK. (see House, No. H5065)      Approved by the Governor, October 6, 2008
Chapter 346 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF BELMONT TO PLACE A CERTAIN QUESTION RELATIVE TO THE GRANTING OF A CLUB LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IN THE TOWN OF BELMONT. (see House, No. H4757)      Approved by the Governor, October 6, 2008
Chapter 347 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WAYLAND TO ESTABLISH A DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS. (see House, No. H4759)      Approved by the Governor, October 6, 2008
Chapter 348 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE IN THE TOWN OF UPTON. (see House, No. H4976)      Approved by the Governor, October 6, 2008
Chapter 349 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ANNUAL OBSERVANCE OF MASSACHUSETTS NONPROFIT AWARENESS DAY. (see Senate, No. S2679)      Approved by the Governor, October 6, 2008
Chapter 350 AN ACT AUTHORIZING A CERTAIN TRANSFER OF FUNDS IN THE TOWN OF KINGSTON. (see Senate, No. S2690)      Approved by the Governor, October 8, 2008
Chapter 351 AN ACT RELATIVE TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN THE TOWN OF CHELMSFORD. (see House, No. H4758)      Approved by the Governor, October 8, 2008
Chapter 352 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF KINGSTON TO INSTALL, FINANCE AND OPERATE WIND ENERGY FACILITIES. (see Senate, No. S2691)      Approved by the Governor, October 8, 2008
Chapter 353 AN ACT VALIDATING A CERTAIN ELECTION IN THE TOWN OF MEDWAY. (see House, No. H4545)      Approved by the Governor, October 8, 2008
Chapter 354 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE MASSACHUSETTS CREATIVE ECONOMY COUNCIL. (see House, No. H4965)      Approved by the Governor, October 8, 2008
Chapter 355 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN THE CITY OF BOSTON. (see House, No. H4710)      Approved by the Governor, October 8, 2008
Chapter 356 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF LYNN TO GRANT A LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF WINES AND MALT BEVERAGES NOT TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES TO SALVY THE FLORIST. (see House, No. H4378)      Approved by the Governor, October 8, 2008
Chapter 357 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE SUPERVISION OF LIMITED PURPOSE TRUST COMPANIES BY THE COMMISSIONER OF BANKS. (see House, No. H965)      Approved by the Governor, October 8, 2008
Chapter 358 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING CERTAIN RETIREMENT BENEFITS. (see House, No. H2594)      Approved by the Governor, October 8, 2008
Chapter 359 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF BRIDGEWATER TO ESTABLISH A REVOLVING FUND FOR LIBRARY PURPOSES. (see Senate, No. S2787)      Approved by the Governor, October 9, 2008
Chapter 360 AN ACT PROVIDING THE TERMS OF CERTAIN BONDS AND NOTES TO BE ISSUED BY THE COMMONWEALTH TO FINANCE BROADBAND ACCESS, BRIDGE REPAIRS, HIGHER EDUCATION, TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL NEEDS AND CERTAIN OTHER GENERAGL GOVERNMENTAL NEEDDS OF THE COMMONWEALTH. (see House, No. H5095)      Approved by the Governor, October 9, 2008
Chapter 361 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE ANNUAL REPORTS OF PUBLIC CHARITIES. (see House, No. H274)      Approved by the Governor, October 9, 2008
Chapter 362 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE ANNUAL REPORTS OF PUBLIC CHARITIES. (see House, No. H4531)      Approved by the Governor, October 10, 2008
Chapter 363 AN ACT PROVIDING ACCESS TO INFORMATION FOR PARENTS OF A CHILD WITH SPECIAL NEEDS. (see House, No. H391)      Approved by the Governor, October 10, 2008
Chapter 364 AN ACT DESIGNATING THE COMMUNITY COLLEGES COLLECTIVELY AS THE GOVERNOR FOSTER FURCOLO COMMUNITY COLLEGES. (see Senate, No. S2581)      Became law without Executive Approval, October 13, 2008
Chapter 365 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE WALPOLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND INDUSTRIAL CORPORATION. (see Senate, No. S2786)      Approved by the Governor, October 15, 2008
Chapter 366 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF MILTON TO BORROW MONEY TO FUND CERTAIN PAYMENTS OF MEDICAL EXPENSES INCURRED BY PUBLIC SAFETY PERSONNEL RESULTING FROM INJURIES SUSTAINED IN THE LINE OF DUTY. (see House, No. H5108)      Approved by the Governor, October 20, 2008
Chapter 367 AN ACT ADJUSTING TRANSFERS TO ACCOUNT FOR TIMING DISCREPANCIES IN FEDERAL REIMBURSEMENTS. (see House, No. H5117)      Approved by the Governor, October 28, 2008
Chapter 368 AN ACT VALIDATING THE ACTIONS TAKEN AT A CERTAIN SPECIAL TOWN MEETING IN THE TOWN OF HOPKINTON. (see House, No. H4888)      Approved by the Governor, October 28, 2008
Chapter 369 AN ACT TEMPORARILY EXTENDING THE GRACE PERIOD FOR VOTER RESIDENCY. (see House, No. H5121)      Approved by the Governor, October 29, 2008
Chapter 370 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR GARY TUCK, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE. (see House, No. H4754)      Approved by the Governor, October 29, 2008
Chapter 371 AN ACT INCLUDING THE TOWN OF PEPPERELL WITHIN THE AYER ECONOMIC TARGET AREA AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY AREA. (see House, No. H4986)      Approved by the Governor, October 29, 2008
Chapter 372 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR LINDA MCKINLEY, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSITIONAL ASSISTANCE. (see House, No. H5045)      Approved by the Governor, November 6, 2008
Chapter 373 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR STEPHEN KAZARIAN, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION. (see Senate, No. S2880)      Approved by the Governor, November 6, 2008
Chapter 374 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN HEALTH INSURANCE OPTIONS FOR MUNICIPAL RETIREES. (see House, No. H4516)      Approved by the Governor, November 7, 2008
Chapter 375 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR CLAIRE SMALLCOMB, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT. (see House, No. H5110)      Approved by the Governor, November 7, 2008
Chapter 376 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CONSUMER PROTECTION IN LIFE INSURANCE CONTRACTS. (see Senate, No. S2818)      Approved by the Governor, November 7, 2008
Chapter 377 AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2009 TO PROVIDE FOR SUPPLEMENTING CERTAIN EXISTING APPROPRIATIONS AND FOR CERTAIN OTHER ACTIVITIES AND PROJECTS. (see House, No. H5132)      Approved by the Governor, November 7, 2008
Chapter 378 AN ACT VALIDATING THE ACTION TAKEN AT THE SPECIAL TOWN ELECTION HELD IN THE TOWN OF OAK BLUFFS. (see House, No. H4932)      Approved by the Governor, December 16, 2008
Chapter 379 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF ORANGE TO ESTABLISH A FIREARMS LICENSING FUND. (see House, No. H4278)      Approved by the Governor, December 16, 2008
Chapter 380 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF DANVERS TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF WINES AND MALT BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H4875)      Approved by the Governor, December 16, 2008
Chapter 381 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF ORLEANS TO OPERATE A SEWER SYSTEM. (see Senate, No. S2452)      Approved by the Governor, December 16, 2008
Chapter 382 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE APPOINTMENT OF THE BOARD OF ASSESSORS, TOWN COLLECTOR AND TOWN TREASURER IN THE TOWN OF ORANGE. (see Senate, No. S2788)      Approved by the Governor, December 16, 2008
Chapter 383 AN ACT VALIDATING THE ACTIONS TAKEN AT AN ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION IN THE TOWN OF DUDLEY. (see House, No. H3971)      Approved by the Governor, December 16, 2008
Chapter 384 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF NORTHBOROUGH TO GRANT 2 ADDITIONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES. (see House, No. H4937)      Approved by the Governor, December 16, 2008
Chapter 385 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF WESTBOROUGH. (see House, No. H4944)      Approved by the Governor, December 16, 2008
Chapter 386 AN ACT TO IMPROVE SCHOOL CAMPUS AIR QUALITY. (see Senate, No. S2628)      Approved by the Governor, December 16, 2008
Chapter 387 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SENSIBLE STATE MARIHUANA POLICY. (see House, No. H4468)      Approved by the Governor, November 4, 2008
Chapter 388 AN ACT TO PROTECT GREYHOUNDS. (see House, No. H4470)      Approved by the Governor, November 4, 2008
Chapter 389 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WESTWOOD TO GRANT A LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF WINES AND MALT BEVERAGES NOT TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES OF A FOOD STORE. (see House, No. H4832)      Approved by the Governor, December 17, 2008
Chapter 390 AN ACT AUTHORIZING CERTAIN APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE TOWN OF BRIDGEWATER'S CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND. (see House, No. H4848)      Approved by the Governor, December 17, 2008
Chapter 391 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE OFFICE OF TOWN MANAGER IN THE TOWN OF UPTON. (see House, No. H4975)      Approved by the Governor, December 17, 2008
Chapter 392 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS IN THE TOWN OF MERRIMAC. (see House, No. H5114)      Approved by the Governor, December 17, 2008
Chapter 393 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF NATICK TO GRANT 8 ADDITIONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H4831)      Approved by the Governor, December 17, 2008
Chapter 394 AN ACT RELATIVE TO ESTABLISHMENT OF A CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT TRUST FUND IN THE TOWN OF STONEHAM. (see House, No. H4073)      Approved by the Governor, December 17, 2008
Chapter 395 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY IN THE CITY OF MARLBOROUGH. (see House, No. H4132)      Approved by the Governor, December 17, 2008
Chapter 396 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE NANTUCKET SEWER COMMISSION AND SEWER DISTRICTS IN THE TOWN OF NANTUCKET. (see House, No. H4213)      Approved by the Governor, December 17, 2008
Chapter 397 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE LICENSING OF SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS. (see House, No. H4396)      Approved by the Governor, December 17, 2008
Chapter 398 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TRANSPORTATION BOARD OF THE TOWN OF BROOKLINE TO REGULATE VALET PARKING IN THE TOWN OF BROOKLINE. (see House, No. H4492)      Approved by the Governor, December 17, 2008
Chapter 399 AN ACT PROTECTING CERTAIN MILITARY PERSONNEL FROM DECEPTIVE PRACTICES. (see House, No. H4508)      Approved by the Governor, December 17, 2008
Chapter 400 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE COMMISSIONER OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND IN THE CITY OF NORTH ADAMS. (see House, No. H4585)      Approved by the Governor, December 17, 2008
Chapter 401 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF WESTBOROUGH. (see House, No. H4878)      Approved by the Governor, December 17, 2008
Chapter 402 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE VOTING PRACTICES OF THE FRANKLIN REGIONAL COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS. (see House, No. H5134)      Approved by the Governor, December 17, 2008
Chapter 403 AN ACT DESIGNATING CERTAIN LANDS IN THE TOWN OF MONSON FOR AGRICULTURAL, CONSERVATION AND PUBLIC RECREATION PURPOSES. (see Senate, No. S2695)      Approved by the Governor, December 17, 2008
Chapter 404 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE POWERS OF THE TOWN MANAGER IN THE TOWN OF NORTH ANDOVER. (see House, No. H4138)      Approved by the Governor, December 18, 2008
Chapter 405 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF ASHLAND. (see House, No. H4790)      Approved by the Governor, December 18, 2008
Chapter 406 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE REGISTRATION OF ARCHITTECTS EMERITUS. (see House, No. H4803)      Approved by the Governor, December 18, 2008
Chapter 407 AN ACT RELATIVE TO GOLD STAR REGISTRATION PLATES. (see Senate, No. S2352)      Approved by the Governor, December 18, 2008
Chapter 408 AN ACT EXEMPTING CERTAIN POSITIONS IN THE CITY OF NORTHAMPTON FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW. (see Senate, No. S2688)      Approved by the Governor, December 18, 2008
Chapter 409 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN BRIDGE IN THE CITY OF WORCESTER AS THE STATE TROOPER PAUL F. BARRY MEMORIAL BRIDGE. (see House, No. H4869)      Approved by the Governor, December 18, 2008
Chapter 410 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN PORTION OF LAND IN THE TOWN OF BARRE AS TRIFILO SQUARE. (see Senate, No. S2039)      Approved by the Governor, December 18, 2008
Chapter 411 AN ACT DESIGNATING CERTAIN BRIDGES IN THE TOWN OF MILLVILLE AS THE JOHN DEAN BRIDGES. (see Senate, No. S2565)      Approved by the Governor, December 18, 2008
Chapter 412 AN ACT DESIGNATING A PORTION OF STATE HIGHWAY ROUTE 140 IN THE TOWN OF UPTON AS THE DONALD R. “DOUG” KENISTON ROADWAY. (see Senate, No. S2861)      Approved by the Governor, December 18, 2008
Chapter 413 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR BRENDA DE LOS SANTOS, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSITIONAL ASSISTANCE. (see Senate, No. S2882)      Approved by the Governor, December 22, 2008
Chapter 414 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR MARYAN LABAIRE, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES. (see House, No. H5118)      Approved by the Governor, December 22, 2008
Chapter 415 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR TRACY KELLY, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT. (see House, No. H5119)      Approved by the Governor, December 22, 2008
Chapter 416 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR ALAN ANTONUCCI, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE MIDDLESEX SHERIFF'S OFFICE. (see House, No. H5144)      Approved by the Governor, December 22, 2008
Chapter 417 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR JUDY M. ROMANO, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH. (see House, No. H5145)      Approved by the Governor, December 22, 2008
Chapter 418 AN ACT RELATIVE TO OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHEN APPROACHING STATIONARY EMERGENCY VEHICLES. (see Senate, No. S2103)      Approved by the Governor, December 22, 2008
Chapter 419 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A REGIONAL EDUCATION, TRAINING AND SKILLS CENTER INT HE CITY OF TAUNTON. (see Senate, No. S53)      Approved by the Governor, December 22, 2008
Chapter 420 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE GERIATRIC AUTHORITY OF MALDEN. (see Senate, No. S2844)      Approved by the Governor, December 23, 2008
Chapter 421 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE RETIREMENT AND HEALTH BENEFITS OF CERTAIN ELECTED OFFICIALS OF THE TOWN OF HULL. (see House, No. H4218)      Approved by the Governor, December 23, 2008
Chapter 422 AN ACT RELATIVE TO HARBORMASTER TRAINING CERTIFICATION. (see Senate, No. S509)      Approved by the Governor, December 23, 2008
Chapter 423 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE OPERATION OF CREDIT UNIONS. (see House, No. H1068)      Approved by the Governor, December 23, 2008
Chapter 424 AN ACT EXEMPTING DWAYNE P. BURGO FROM MAXIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT FOR APPLYING FOR CIVIL SERVICE APPOINTMENT AS A POLICE OFFICER IN THE CITY OF TAUNTON. (see House, No. H5086)      Approved by the Governor, December 23, 2008
Chapter 425 AN ACT AUTHORIZING PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR RENTAL PROPERTIES IN THE TOWN OF TRURO RESTRICTED AS AFFORDABLE HOUSING. (see House, No. H4381)      Approved by the Governor, December 23, 2008
Chapter 426 AN ACT PROHIBITING THE USE OF CHAIN LINK BASKETBALL NETS IN PUBLIC PARKS, PLAYGROUNDS AND RECREATION CENTERS. (see Senate, No. S1419)      Approved by the Governor, December 23, 2008
Chapter 427 AN ACT RELATIVE TO TEMPORARY LOANS AND ASSESSMENT OF BETTERMENTS BY THE TOWN OF HINGHAM. (see House, No. H4236)      Approved by the Governor, December 23, 2008
Chapter 428 AN ACT RESTRICTING THE AUTHORITY OF THE HOLYOKE POWER & ELECTRIC COMPANY AND THE HOLYOKE WATER POWER COMPANY. (see Senate, No. S2554)      Approved by the Governor, December 23, 2008
Chapter 429 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE COMMISSIONER OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND TO THE CITY OF NEWBURYPORT. (see House, No. H5038)      Approved by the Governor, December 23, 2008
Chapter 430 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR SHARON BRADY. (see Senate, No. S2891)      Approved by the Governor, December 30, 2008
Chapter 431 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN BRIDGE IN THE CITY OF MEDFORD AS THE SERGEANT ANTHONY P. ANNINO BRIDGE. (see House, No. H4962)      Approved by the Governor, December 30, 2008
Chapter 432 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR MICHAEL GERMAN, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL RETARDATION. (see House, No. H5151)      Approved by the Governor, December 30, 2008
Chapter 433 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A REVOLVING FUND IN THE TOWN OF WARE. (see Senate, No. S2732)      Approved by the Governor, December 30, 2008
Chapter 434 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE APPOINTMENT OF MICHAEL P. HICKEY AS A POLICE OFFICER IN THE TOWN OF HINGHAM NOTWITHSTANDING THE MAXIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT. (see House, No. H4837)      Approved by the Governor, December 30, 2008
Chapter 435 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE SEWER SYSTEM OF THE TOWN OF WARE. (see Senate, No. S2731)      Approved by the Governor, December 30, 2008
Chapter 436 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE OTHER POSTEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS TRUST FUND OF THE TOWN OF ARLINGTON. (see House, No. H4140)      Approved by the Governor, December 30, 2008
Chapter 437 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE HISTORICAL COMMISSION OF THE TOWN OF LINCOLN. (see House, No. H4760)      Approved by the Governor, December 30, 2008
Chapter 438 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE NEEDHAM CENTER OFF-STREET PARKING FUND. (see House, No. H5000)      Approved by the Governor, December 30, 2008
Chapter 439 AN ACT RELATIVE TO PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS. (see House, No. H4339)      Approved by the Governor, December 30, 2008
Chapter 440 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CEMETERIES AND BURIALS. (see House, No. H4752)      Approved by the Governor, December 30, 2008
Chapter 441 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF NORWOOD TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H4982)      Approved by the Governor, December 30, 2008
Chapter 442 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING FEES FOR JUSTICES OF THE PEACE. (see Senate, No. S801)      Approved by the Governor, December 30, 2008
Chapter 443 AN ACT RELATIVE TO UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS POLICE OFFICERS. (see Senate, No. S1639)      Approved by the Governor, December 30, 2008
Chapter 444 AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION AGAINST PHYSICAL THERAPISTS AND PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANTS IN SECURING MEDICAL MALPRACTICE INSURANCE. (see Senate, No. S2215)      Approved by the Governor, December 30, 2008
Chapter 445 AN ACT REGULATING PUBLIC ENTITIES LICENSED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND ENERGY. (see Senate, No. S2469)      Approved by the Governor, December 30, 2008
Chapter 446 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN EDUCATION CENTER ON CHICKATAWBUT HILL IN MILTON AS THE NORMAN SMITH ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER AT CHICKATAWBUT HILL. (see Senate, No. S2720)      Approved by the Governor, December 30, 2008
Chapter 447 AN ACT INCREASING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN IN THE TOWN OF NEWBURY. (see Senate, No. S2802)      Approved by the Governor, December 30, 2008
Chapter 448 AN ACT CONVEYING CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE CITY OF WORCESTER TO COMMUNITY HEALTHLINK, INC. (see Senate, No. S2838)      Approved by the Governor, December 30, 2008
Chapter 449 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IN THE CITY OF SOMERVILLE. (see Senate, No. S2881)      Approved by the Governor, December 30, 2008
Chapter 450 AN ACT RELATIVE TO VACANCIES ON THE BEACON HILL ARCHITECTURAL COMMISSION. (see House, No. H3269)      Became law without Executive Approval, January 2, 2009
Chapter 451 AN ACT MAKING CORRECTIVE CHANGES IN CERTAIN GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS. (see Senate, No. S2895)      Approved by the Governor, January 5, 2009
Chapter 452 AN ACT RELATIVE TO ANIMAL FIGHTING OR CRUELTY. (see House, No. H1527)      Approved by the Governor, January 5, 2009
Chapter 453 AN ACT RELATIVE TO HOMEOWNER HEATING SAFETY. (see Senate, No. S2404)      Approved by the Governor, January 5, 2009
Chapter 454 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CREDIT UNION MORTGAGES. (see Senate, No. S2854)      Approved by the Governor, January 5, 2009
Chapter 455 AN ACT VALIDATING THE ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE TOWN OF WEBSTER AT CERTAIN ANNUAL AND SPECIAL TOWN MEETINGS. (see House, No. H5133)      Approved by the Governor, January 7, 2009
Chapter 456 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WESTBOROUGH TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF WINES AND MALT BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H4874)      Approved by the Governor, January 7, 2009
Chapter 457 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF LOWELL TO LEASE CERTAIN CITY-OWNED LAND. (see House, No. H5127)      Approved by the Governor, January 7, 2009
Chapter 458 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF SUDBURY TO REGULATE CERTAIN PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS. (see House, No. H4860)      Approved by the Governor, January 7, 2009
Chapter 459 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE APPOINTMENT OF DARRYL SENCABAUGH FOR THE POSITION OF FIREFIGHTER IN THE TOWN OF WILMINGTON. (see House, No. H4841)      Approved by the Governor, January 7, 2009
Chapter 460 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SELECTMEN-ADMINISTRATOR FORM OF GOVERNMENT FOR THE TOWN OF NEWBURY. (see Senate, No. S2801)      Approved by the Governor, January 7, 2009
Chapter 461 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TAX AMNESTY PROGRAM BY THE COMMISSIONER OF REVENUE. (see House, No. H5143)      Approved by the Governor, January 7, 2009
Chapter 462 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CONVERSION OF A CREDIT UNION CHARTED ON THE COMMONWEALTH TO A FEDERAL CHARTER. (see House, No. H1106)      Approved by the Governor, January 7, 2009
Chapter 463 AN ACT RELATIVE TO POLICE AUCTIONS (see House, No. H1981)      Approved by the Governor, January 7, 2009
Chapter 464 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES IN THE TOWN OF HINGHAM. (see House, No. H4501)      Approved by the Governor, January 7, 2009
Chapter 465 AN ACT INCREASING THE FINE FOR PARKING IN POSTED BUS STOPS. (see House, No. H4891)      Approved by the Governor, January 7, 2009
Chapter 466 AN ACT TO PROMOTE BREASTFEEDING. (see Senate, No. S2438)      Approved by the Governor, January 9, 2009
Chapter 467 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE RETIREMENT BENEFITS OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS. (see Senate, No. S2659)      Approved by the Governor, January 9, 2009
Chapter 468 AN ACT FURTHER PROVIDING FOR THE FINANCIAL STABILITY OF THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD. (see House, No. H5192)      Approved by the Governor, January 9, 2009
Chapter 469 AN ACT AUTHORIZING 5 ADDITIONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES IN THE TOWN OF WEST BRIDGEWATER. (see House, No. H5088)      Approved by the Governor, January 9, 2009
Chapter 470 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF SALEM TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H5089)      Approved by the Governor, January 9, 2009
Chapter 471 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF SHARON TO GRANT 5 LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF WINES AND MALT BEVERAGES NOT TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H5191)      Approved by the Governor, January 9, 2009
Chapter 472 AN ACT DESIGNATING THE DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH SERVICES FACILITY IN THE TOWN OF WESTBOROUGH AS THE ZARA CISCO BROUGH PRINCESS WHITE FLOWER FACILITY. (see House, No. H3231)      Approved by the Governor, January 10, 2009
Chapter 473 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE GROTON COUNTRY CLUB AUTHORITY. (see House, No. H4008)      Approved by the Governor, January 10, 2009
Chapter 474 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF LINCOLN TO ESTABLISH A POST EMPLOYMENT HEALTH INSURANCE TRUST FUND. (see House, No. H4775)      Approved by the Governor, January 10, 2009
Chapter 475 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE POSITIONS OF TREASURER AND TAX COLLECTOR IN THE TOWN OF BECKET. (see House, No. H4940)      Approved by the Governor, January 10, 2009
Chapter 476 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN AFFORDABLE HOUSING FUND IN THE TOWN OF HARWICH. (see House, No. H5077)      Approved by the Governor, January 10, 2009
Chapter 477 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR JOHN VITALE, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT. (see House, No. H5101)      Approved by the Governor, January 10, 2009
Chapter 478 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF LOWELL TO PAY FUNERAL AND BURIAL EXPENSES OF EMPLOYEES KILLED IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THEIR DUTIES. (see House, No. H5126)      Approved by the Governor, January 10, 2009
Chapter 479 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF OTHER POST EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS LIABILITY TRUST FUNDS IN MUNICIPALITIES AND CERTAIN OTHER GOVERNMENTAL UNITS. (see House, No. H5148)      Approved by the Governor, January 10, 2009
Chapter 480 AN ACT VALIDATING THE ACTIONS TAKEN AT CERTAIN ANNUAL TOWN ELECTIONS HELD IN THE TOWN OF DALTON. (see House, No. H5152)      Approved by the Governor, January 10, 2009
Chapter 481 AN ACT VALIDATING THE ACTIONS TAKEN AT A CERTAIN ANNUAL AND SPECIAL TOWN MEETING IN THE TOWN OF ROCKLAND. (see House, No. H5153)      Approved by the Governor, January 10, 2009
Chapter 482 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE PARK DEPARTMENT IN THE TOWN OF BRAINTREE. (see House, No. H4237)      Approved by the Governor, January 10, 2009
Chapter 483 AN ACT RELATIVE TO ELECTIONS IN THE TOWN OF BRAINTREE. (see House, No. H4458)      Approved by the Governor, January 10, 2009
Chapter 484 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE FILLING OF VACANCIES IN CERTAIN OFFICES IN THE TOWN OF BRAINTREE. (see House, No. H4459)      Approved by the Governor, January 10, 2009
Chapter 485 AN ACT RELATIVE TO VACANCIES IN CERTAIN ELECTED OFFICES IN THE TOWN OF BRAINTREE. (see House, No. H4489)      Approved by the Governor, January 10, 2009
Chapter 486 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CITY OF EVERETT. (see House, No. H4762)      Approved by the Governor, January 9, 2009
Chapter 487 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF GREENFIELD. (see House, No. H5171)      Approved by the Governor, January 10, 2009
Chapter 488 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE MASHPEE WATER DISTRICT TO HOLD ELECTIONS FOR THE BOARD OF WATER COMMISSIONERS CONCURRENTLY WITH THE MASHPEE TOWN ELECTIONS. (see Senate, No. S2879)      Approved by the Governor, January 10, 2009
Chapter 489 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE CAPE COD AND ISLANDS COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN. (see Senate, No. S2884)      Approved by the Governor, January 9, 2009
Chapter 490 AN ACT AUTHORIZING LOUIS MAGLIOZZI TO TAKE THE CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION FOR APPOINTMENT AS A POLICE OFFICER IN THE TOWN OF BURLINGTON NOTWITHSTANDING THE MAXIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT. (see House, No. H5162)      Approved by the Governor, January 9, 2009
Chapter 491 AN ACT RELATIVE TO RETIREMENT BENEFITS FOR LOUIS CATALDO. (see House, No. H5094)      Approved by the Governor, January 13, 2009
Chapter 492 AN ACT RELATIVE TO SIGNATURES FOR NOMINATION PETITIONS FOR CITY COUNCILLOR-AT-LARGE IN THE CITY OF BOSTON. (see House, No. H4889)      Approved by the Governor, January 13, 2009
Chapter 493 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN PUBLIC NUISANCES. (see House, No. H5189)      Approved by the Governor, January 13, 2009
Chapter 494 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF CERTAIN BONDS BY THE TOWN OF NORTHBOROUGH. (see House, No. H5090)      Approved by the Governor, January 13, 2009
Chapter 495 AN ACT RELATIVE TO DISCHARGING SEWAGE FROM MARINE VESSELS INTO WATERS OF THE COMMONWEALTH DESIGNATED AS NO DISCHARGE AREAS. (see House, No. H4805)      Approved by the Governor, January 13, 2009
Chapter 496 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE APPOINTMENT OF ALTERNATE MEMBERS OF THE TOWN OF CANTON HISTORICAL COMMISSION. (see House, No. H4931)      Approved by the Governor, January 13, 2009
Chapter 497 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF TEWKSBURY TO ISSUE PENSION FUNDING BONDS OR NOTES. (see Senate, No. S2890)      Approved by the Governor, January 13, 2009
Chapter 498 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CHARLES RIVER WATER QUALITY COMMISSION. (see House, No. H5041)      Approved by the Governor, January 13, 2009
Chapter 499 AN ACT DESIGNATING RIVERDALE PARK IN THE TOWN OF DEDHAM AS THE HONORABLE MARIE- LOUISE KEHOE PARK. (see House, No. H5112)      Approved by the Governor, January 13, 2009
Chapter 500 AN ACT RELATIVE TO ELEVATOR REGULATIONS. (see House, No. H5175)      Approved by the Governor, January 13, 2009
Chapter 501 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF BELLINGHAM TO ESTABLISH CERTAIN REVOLVING FUNDS. (see House, No. H4173)      Approved by the Governor, January 13, 2009
Chapter 502 AN ACT AUTHORIZING ANTONIO F. DINIS TO TAKE THE CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION FOR THE POSITION OF POLICE OFFICER IN THE TOWN OF MILFORD NOTWITHSTANDING THE MAXIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT. (see House, No. H5157)      Approved by the Governor, January 13, 2009
Chapter 503 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF HULL TO DESIGNATE A CHECK-OFF ON ITS TAX BILLS. (see House, No. H4842)      Approved by the Governor, January 13, 2009
Chapter 504 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MINIMUM YEARS OF SERVICE REQUIRED TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CIVIL SERVICE PROMOTION TO THE POSITION OF FIRE CAPTAIN IN THE TOWN OF CHELMSFORD. (see House, No. H5149)      Approved by the Governor, January 13, 2009
Chapter 505 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR SHARON PEELER-LA FOUNTAIN, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION. (see House, No. H5158)      Approved by the Governor, January 13, 2009
Chapter 506 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR GERMAINE MAYERS, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE MIDDLESEX SUPERIOR COURT PROBATION DEPARTMENT (see House, No. H5173)      Approved by the Governor, January 13, 2009
Chapter 507 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR GENEVIEVE O'BRIEN, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT. (see House, No. H5186)      Approved by the Governor, January 13, 2009
Chapter 508 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE INSTALLATION OF AUTOMATIC SPRINKLERS. (see House, No. H4969)      Approved by the Governor, January 13, 2009
Chapter 509 AN ACT RELATIVE TO AUTHORIZING TAX CREDITS FOR QUALIFIED DONATIONS OF CERTAIN LAND TO A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE CONSERVATION AGENCY. (see House, No. H5080)      Approved by the Governor, January 14, 2009
Chapter 510 AN ACT EXEMPTING THE POSITION OF SCHOOL CUSTODIAN IN THE TOWN OF SOUTH HADLEY FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW. (see House, No. H4419)      Approved by the Governor, January 14, 2009
Chapter 511 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CAREGIVER EDUCATION AND HEALTH CARE AUTHORIZATION. (see House, No. H4718)      Approved by the Governor, January 14, 2009
Chapter 512 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT OF THE CITY OF CHICOPEE. (see House, No. H5128)      Approved by the Governor, January 14, 2009
Chapter 513 AN ACT RELATIVE TO PUBLIC ACCESS TO RECREATIONAL TRAILS. (see Senate, No. S2759)      Approved by the Governor, January 14, 2009
Chapter 514 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A POST EMPLOYMENT HEALTH INSURANCE LIABILITY FUND IN THE TOWN OF IPSWICH. (see Senate, No. S2886)      Approved by the Governor, January 14, 2009
Chapter 515 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN OF THE TOWN OF WESTON TO GRANT A LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES OF THE JOSIAH SMITH TAVERN AND BARN. (see House, No. H5190)      Approved by the Governor, January 15, 2009
Chapter 516 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE PURCHASE OF FLAGS. (see House, No. H5026)      Approved by the Governor, January 15, 2009
Chapter 517 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF LITTLETON TO ISSUE PENSION OBLIGATION BONDS OR NOTES. (see House, No. H5156)      Approved by the Governor, January 15, 2009
Chapter 518 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF PROVINCETOWN TO IMPOSE A LIEN UPON PROPERTY IN THE TOWN OF TRURO TO SECURE UNPAID WATER FEES AND CHARGES. (see House, No. H5099)      Approved by the Governor, January 15, 2009
Chapter 519 AN ACT RELATIVE TO GROUP LIFE INSURANCE. (see House, No. H1094)      Approved by the Governor, January 15, 2009
Chapter 520 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE FIRST DISTRICT COURT OF EASTERN MIDDLESEX. (see House, No. H1408)      Approved by the Governor, January 15, 2009
Chapter 521 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE UNIFORM PROBATE CODE. (see House, No. H1633)      Approved by the Governor, January 15, 2009
Chapter 522 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND CABLE. (see House, No. H4816)      Approved by the Governor, January 15, 2009
Chapter 523 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE OPERATION OF LOW-SPEED MOTOR VEHICLES. (see House, No. H5113)      Approved by the Governor, January 15, 2009
Chapter 524 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE RIGHTS OF ADOPTED CHILDREN. (see Senate, No. S1234)      Approved by the Governor, January 15, 2009
Chapter 525 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR BICYCLE SAFETY. (see Senate, No. S2573)      Approved by the Governor, January 15, 2009
Chapter 526 AN ACT RELATIVE TO AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE AND HARD OF HEARING WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS. (see Senate, No. S2582)      Approved by the Governor, January 15, 2009
Chapter 527 AN ACT RELATIVE TO FOOD ALLERGY AWARENESS IN RESTAURANTS. (see Senate, No. S2701)      Approved by the Governor, January 15, 2009
Chapter 528 AN ACT ESTABLISHING COLLABORATIVE DRUG THERAPY MANAGEMENT. (see Senate, No. S2706)      Approved by the Governor, January 15, 2009
Chapter 529 AN ACT RELATIVE TO PUBLIC HEALTH REGIONALIZATION. (see Senate, No. S2784)      Approved by the Governor, January 15, 2009
Chapter 530 AN ACT TO IMPROVE, PROMOTE AND PROTECT THE ORAL HEALTH OF THE COMMONWEALTH. (see Senate, No. S2819)      Approved by the Governor, January 15, 2009
Chapter 531 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE APPOINTMENT OF THE CHIEF OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT IN THE TOWN OF MARBLEHEAD. (see Senate, No. S2842)      Approved by the Governor, January 15, 2009
Chapter 532 AN ACT RELATIVE TO NONPUBLIC SCHOOL DEFERRED COMPENSATION. (see Senate, No. S2853)      Approved by the Governor, January 15, 2009
Chapter 533 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MASSACHUSETTS WATER RESOURCES AUTHORITY RETIREMENT SYSTEM. (see Senate, No. S2864)      Approved by the Governor, January 15, 2009
Chapter 534 AN ACT ESTABLISHING CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR ASSAULT AND BATTERY ON A FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD MEMBER. (see Senate, No. S62)      Approved by the Governor, January 16, 2009
Chapter 535 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MASSACHUSETTS MUNICIPAL WHOLESALE ELECTRIC COMPANY. (see Senate, No. S2733)      Approved by the Governor, January 16, 2009

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