Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is forthwith to change the name of the Fitchburg district courthouse, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same as follows:
SECTION 1. The Fitchburg district courthouse shall be designated and known as the Gelinas Courthouse, in honor of the Honorable Andre A. Gelinas and the late A. Andre Gelinas, Esq. for their many contributions to the judiciary, the bar and the city of Fitchburg. The division of capital asset management and maintenance shall erect suitable markers bearing the designation in compliance with the standards of the division.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect on September 12, 2008.
Approved October 6 , 2008