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  • Acts
  • 2008
  • Chapter 1 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE IPSWICH AFFORDABLE HOUSING TRUST FUND.

    Chapter 2 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND IN THE CITY OF WALTHAM TO SAID CITY.

    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.

    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.

    Chapter 5 - AN ACT REMOVING AN AGRICULTURAL PRESERVATION RESTRICTION IN THE TOWN OF RAYNHAM KNOWN AS THE BORDEN COLONY.

    Chapter 6 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR PATRICIA HIERSCHE, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL RETARDATION.

    Chapter 7 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF WESTBOROUGH.

    Chapter 8 - AN ACT VALIDATING CERTAIN ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE TOWN OF ABINGTON.

    Chapter 9 - AN ACT ESTABLISIHING A SEWER SYSTEM CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND FOR THE TOWN OF HADLEY.

    Chapter 10 - AN ACT VALIDATING THE ACTIONS TAKEN AT A CERTAIN TOWN MEETING IN THE TOWN OF BURLINGTON.

    Chapter 11 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF HOPEDALE TO ACQUIRE CERTAIN PROPERTY FOR MUNICIPAL PURPOSES.

    Chapter 12 - AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE FOUTH ESSEX SEWERAGE BOARD.

    Chapter 13 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE TRANSFER OF TITLE TO CONDOMINIUM UNITS.

    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.

    Chapter 15 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE FINANCIAL CONDITION OF THE CITY OF SALEM.

    Chapter 16 - AN ACT EXEMPTING THE POSITIONS OF POLICE CHIEF AND FIRE CHIEF IN THE TOWN OF BURLINGTON FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW.

    Chapter 17 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR JOHN SULLIVAN, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT.

    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.

    Chapter 19 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE ANNUAL OBSERVANCE OF THROMBOSIS AWARENESS MONTH.

    Chapter 20 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OF THE FORMER FISHER HILL RESERVOIR IN THE TOWN OF BROOKLINE.

    Chapter 21 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DENNIS WATER DISTRICT TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND.

    Chapter 22 - AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN BRIDGE IN THE TOWN OF DALTON AS THE BENJAMIN-MURACA MEMORIAL BRIDGE.

    Chapter 23 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE DISPOSITION OF ABANDONED VESSELS.

    Chapter 24 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE APPOINTMENT OF SPECIAL POLICE OFFICERS IN THE CITY OF EVERETT.

    Chapter 25 - AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING the city of Marlborough’S MEMBERSHIP IN A Regional Transit Authority

    Chapter 26 - AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE CITY OF MARLBOROUGH'S MEMBERSHIP IN A REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY

    Chapter 27 - AN ACT REORGANIZING CERTAIN EDUCATION AGENCIES.

    Chapter 28 - AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE TOWN ADMINISTRATOR IN THE TOWN OF SOMERSET.

    Chapter 29 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR THOMAS D’INTINOSANTO, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL RETARDATION.

    Chapter 30 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR SUZANNE L. SOUCIE, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT.

    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.

    Chapter 32 - AN ACT DESIGNATING MAY 24 AS PHENYLKETONURIA AWARENESS DAY.

    Chapter 33 - AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN RINK IN THE TOWN OF FRANKLIN AS THE STAFF SERGEANT ROBERT PIRELLI VETERANS MEMORIAL RINK.

    Chapter 34 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO A CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION PLATE.

    Chapter 35 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF COHASSET WATER DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE WATER SERVICES TO ENTITIES OUTSIDE COHASSET.

    Chapter 36 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE ISSUANCE OF CERTAIN BONDS BY THE TOWN OF WELLFLEET.

    Chapter 37 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WESTON TO GRANT A LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF WINES AT A FOOD STORE.

    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.

    Chapter 39 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF HARWICH TO ACQUIRE CERTAIN CEMETERY PROPERTY.

    Chapter 40 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO EXCHANGE CERTAIN LAND IN THE TOWN OF NEEDHAM.

    Chapter 41 - AN ACT FURTHER AMENDING THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF BRAINTREE.

    Chapter 42 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE RATES.

    Chapter 43 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE INVESTMENT OF TRUST FUNDS FOR THE CITY OF NORTHAMPTON.

    Chapter 44 - AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING WATER BETTERMENTS IN THE TOWN OF BREWSTER.

    Chapter 45 - AN ACT DESIGNATING NORMAN ROCKWELL AS THE OFFICIAL ARTIST OF THE COMMONWEALTH.

    Chapter 46 - AN ACT EXEMPTING CERTAIN POSITIONS IN THE CITY OF WORCESTER FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW.

    Chapter 47 - AN ACT REGULATING THE DISTRIBUTION AND SALE OF HOUSEHOLD CLEANING PRODUCTS CONTAINING PHOSPHOROUS.

    Chapter 48 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE LAND ACQUISITION AND MAINTENANCE FUND OF THE TOWN OF EASTHAM.

    Chapter 49 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE MIDDLESEX RETIREMENT BOARD TO GRANT A CERTAIN PENSION TO JAMES CHARLES MICKEL.

    Chapter 50 - AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING ELECTIONS IN THE TOWN OF PLYMOUTH.

    Chapter 51 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WESTFORD TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND.

    Chapter 52 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO AN EXCHANGE OF LAND IN THE TOWN OF SWANSEA.

    Chapter 53 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE RANDOLPH PUBLIC LIBRARY.

    Chapter 54 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD TO ENTER INTO CERTAIN AGREEMENTS FOR LIBRARY PURPOSES.

    Chapter 55 - AN ACT REVISING THE COMPOSITION AND DUTIES OF THE QUINEBAUG AND SHETUCKET RIVERS VALLEY HERITAGE DISTRICT AND COMMISSION.

    Chapter 56 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO TOWN MEETING IN THE TOWN OF ORANGE

    Chapter 57 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO TOWN MEETING MEMBERS IN THE TOWN OF FRAMINGHAM.

    Chapter 58 - AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE SALE OF GIFT CERTIFICATES.

    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.

    Chapter 60 - AN ACT VALIDATING THE ACTIONS TAKEN AT A CERTAIN ANNUAL TOWN MEETING HELD IN THE TOWN OF PHILLIPSTON.

    Chapter 61 - AN ACT INCREASING THE LOCAL PROPERTY TAX RELIEF TO NONPROFIT VETERANS ORGANIZATIONS IN CERTAIN CITIES AND TOWNS.

    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.

    Chapter 63 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS IN THE TOWN OF SWAMPSCOTT.

    Chapter 64 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF SALEM TO ISSUE ADDITIONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.

    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.

    Chapter 66 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE OPERATION OF THE SEWER SYSTEM OF THE TOWN OF IPSWICH.

    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.

    Chapter 68 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS IN THE TOWN OF WHITMAN.

    Chapter 69 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR DONNA L. MONFREDO, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.

    Chapter 70 - AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE RESALE OF MATTRESSES.

    Chapter 71 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE MASHPEE WATER DISTRICT TO ENTER INTO A CERTAIN AGREEMENT WITH THE TOWN OF SANDWICH.

    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.

    Chapter 73 - AN ACT INCREASING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN IN THE TOWN OF GEORGETOWN.

    Chapter 74 - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR RECALL ELECTIONS IN THE TOWN OF WRENTHAM.

    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.

    Chapter 76 - AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING PARKING FOR HANDICAPPED PERSONS.

    Chapter 77 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS IN THE TOWN OF WHITMAN.

    Chapter 78 - AN ACT REQUIRING CONTINUING EDUCATION OF CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISORS.

    Chapter 79 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO CHILD PASSENGER SAFETY.

    Chapter 80 - AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION.

    Chapter 81 - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A CHARTER FOR THE TOWN OF GROTON.

    Chapter 82 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COMMUNITY EVENTS FUND FOR THE TOWN OF WAREHAM.

    Chapter 83 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE AFFORDABLE HOUSING TRUST FUND IN THE TOWN OF PROVINCETOWN.

    Chapter 84 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CHARTER FOR THE TOWN OF MEDWAY.

    Chapter 85 - AN ACT ALLOWING TOWN MEETINGS TO BE HELD IN JUNE.

    Chapter 86 - AN ACT FINANCING IMPROVEMENTS TO THE COMMONWEALTH’S TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM.

    Chapter 87 - AN ACT REGULATING CERTAIN INSURANCE BENEFITS FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS OF THE TOWN OF EASTON.

    Chapter 88 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO A CERTAIN RESERVE FUND IN THE TOWN OF OAK BLUFFS.

    Chapter 89 - AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING HEALTH AND OTHER INSURANCE FOR EMPLOYEES OF THE TOWN OF WEST TISBURY.

    Chapter 90 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CONVEYANCE OF CERTAIN PARCELS OF LAND IN THE CITY OF BOSTON.

    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.

    Chapter 92 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WAKEFIELD TO ISSUE PENSION OBLIGATION BONDS OR NOTES.

    Chapter 93 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE APPOINTMENT OF SPECIAL POLICE OFFICERS IN THE TOWN OF NATICK.

    Chapter 94 - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A FIRE DEPARTMENT IN THE TOWN OF GEORGETOWN.

    Chapter 95 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR KATHRYN MCGAFFEY, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES.

    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.

    Chapter 97 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE APPOINTMENT OF SPECIAL POLICE OFFICERS IN THE TOWN OF WESTFORD.

    Chapter 98 - AN ACT PLACING A CERTAIN QUESTION ON THE BALLOT OF THE NOVEMBER 2008 STATE ELECTION IN THE TOWN OF PALMER.

    Chapter 99 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING BILINGUAL BALLOTS IN MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS IN THE CITY OF WORCESTER.

    Chapter 100 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF MILTON TO BORROW MONEY TO FUND CERTAIN PAYMENTS.

    Chapter 101 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO NOTICES OF TOWN MEETINGS IN THE TOWN OF LEXINGTON.

    Chapter 102 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR DEBORAH A. JONES, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL RETARDATION.

    Chapter 103 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE WHITIN RESERVOIR WATERSHED DISTRICT IN THE TOWN OF DOUGLAS.

    Chapter 104 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF LONGMEADOW TO CONTINUE THE EMPLOYMENT OF POLICE CHIEF ROBERT DANIO.

    Chapter 105 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO GARY J. LOPES, JR., AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TOWN OF WAREHAM.

    Chapter 106 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE POSITION OF MUNICIPAL HEARING OFFICER IN THE CITY OF SOMERVILLE.

    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.

    Chapter 108 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO TOWN MEETING VOTES IN THE TOWN OF LEXINGTON.

    Chapter 109 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR MARIE SILVA, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL RETARDATION.

    Chapter 110 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO INCURRING INDEBTEDNESS IN THE TOWN OF IPSWICH.

    Chapter 111 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE APPOINTMENT OF BRIAN SANTARLASCI AS A POLICE OFFICER IN THE CITY OF HAVERHILL NOTWITHSTANDING THE MAXIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT.

    Chapter 112 - AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS OF THE CITY OF SOMERVILLE.

    Chapter 113 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF ROCKLAND TO ESTABLISH A SCHOOL BUILDING CAPITAL TRUST FUND.

    Chapter 114 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO OCEANS.

    Chapter 115 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR MARYA PANZICA, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL RETARDATION.

    Chapter 116 - AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING MUNICIPAL RETIREE HEALTH INSURANCE IN THE TOWN OF LANESBOROUGH.

    Chapter 117 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR DEBORAH McNAMARA, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND RECREATION.

    Chapter 118 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A WATERWAYS DREDGE AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAM RECEIPTS RESERVED CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS FUND IN THE TOWN OF DENNIS.

    Chapter 119 - AN ACT FINANCING THE PRODUCTION AND PRESERVATION OF HOUSING FOR LOW AND MODERATE INCOME RESIDENTS.

    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.

    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.

    Chapter 122 - AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE GROUP INSURANCE PROGRAM OF THE TOWN OF BOXBOROUGH.

    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.

    Chapter 124 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE NORTH CARVER WATER DISTRICT.

    Chapter 125 - AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE DISCLOSURE OF CERTAIN FINANCIAL INFORMATION TO DIVISION OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE EXEMPTING CERTAIN BANK FEES.

    Chapter 126 - AN ACT TO PROMOTE THE SAFETY OF VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE.

    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.

    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.

    Chapter 129 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE FURTHER ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH.

    Chapter 130 - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE INVESTMENT IN AND EXPANSION OF THE LIFE SCIENCES INDUSTRY IN THE COMMONWEALTH.

    Chapter 131 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF MELROSE TO ISSUE PENSION FUNDING BONDS OR NOTES.

    Chapter 132 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SPECIAL FUND IN THE TOWN OF MILLIS.

    Chapter 133 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR KIMBERLY CHUCKRAN, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.

    Chapter 134 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE BOARD OF ASSESORS OF BRAINTREE TO GRANT TAX ABATEMENTS TO CERTAIN MILITARY PERSONNEL.

    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.

    Chapter 136 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR SAMUEL PILL, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT.

    Chapter 137 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR CAROL A. WALL, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL RETARDATION.

    Chapter 138 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CONVEYANCE OF PROPERTY BY THE COUNTY OF NANTUCKET.

    Chapter 139 - AN ACT CONVERTING THE LIQUOR LIABILITY JOINT UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION INTO THE HOSPITALITY MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY.

    Chapter 140 - AN ACT EXEMPTING THE POSITION OF DEPUTY CHIEF OF POLICE IN THE TOWN OF DARTMOUTH FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW.

    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.

    Chapter 142 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE SPECIAL POLICE OFFICERS IN THE CITY KNOWN AS THE TOWN OF WEST SPRINGFIELD.

    Chapter 143 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF SHIRLEY TO ESTABLISH THE LONGLEY ACRES MAINTENANCE FUND

    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

    Chapter 145 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE HOMEOWNERS’ RESIDENTIAL TAX EXEMPTION IN THE CITY OF BOSTON

    Chapter 146 - AN ACT REGULATING THE PROVISION OF HEALTH INSURANCE TO SURVIVING SPOUSES OF CERTAIN EMPLOYEES OF THE TOWN OF WAREHAM.

    Chapter 147 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE CALEB CHASE TRUST FUND REVENUE ACCOUNT IN THE TOWN OF DENNIS.

    Chapter 148 - AN ACT PERMITTING THE REINSTATEMENT OF ROGER B. CATALDO TO THE POLICE DEPARTMENT OF THE TOWN OF SOUTHWICK.

    Chapter 149 - AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR OPERATING BOILERS UNDER A SPECIAL LICENSE.

    Chapter 150 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR MANUEL M. AFFONSO JR., AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.

    Chapter 151 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR JESSE GOGUEN, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.

    Chapter 152 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO PRELIMINARY ELECTIONS IN THE CITY OF NEWTON.

    Chapter 153 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE RETIREMENT AND HEALTH INSURANCE OF CERTAIN ELECTED OFFICIALS IN THE TOWN OF TYRINGHAM.

    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.

    Chapter 155 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO ELECTIONs IN THE CITY OF EVERETT.

    Chapter 156 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CONSERVATION COMMISSION OF THE TOWN OF WEST STOCKBRIDGE.

    Chapter 157 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF WORCESTER TO PROVIDE CERTAIN RETIREMENT AND MEDICAL BENEFITS TO FIREFIGHTER MARK S. STOMSKI.

    Chapter 158 - AN ACT MAKING CERTAIN APPROPRIATIONS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009 BEFORE FINAL ACTION ON THE GENERAL APPROPRIATION BILL.

    Chapter 159 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING DANIEL WESINGER TO TAKE THE CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION FOR FIREFIGHTER IN THE TOWN OF ARLINGTON.

    Chapter 160 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF ARLINGTON TO ESTABLISH A SPECIAL ACCOUNT FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF ITS BODIES OF WATER.

    Chapter 161 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A VOTING PRECINCT IN THE TOWN OF HINGHAM.

    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.

    Chapter 163 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF WESTFIELD TO CONVEY A CONSERVATION RESTRICTION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME.

    Chapter 164 - AN ACT EXTENDING WIRELESS ENHANCED SERVICES.

    Chapter 165 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF HANSON TO CONVEY A CONSERVATION RESTRICTION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME.

    Chapter 166 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE KASABUSKI RINK IN THE TOWN OF SAUGUS.

    Chapter 167 - AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN BRIDEG IN THE TOWN OF SHEFFIELD AS THE SHEFFIELD VETERANS MEMORIAL BRIDGE.

    Chapter 168 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CIGARETTE EXCISE AND HEALTH CARE FUNDING.

    Chapter 169 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO GREEN COMMUNITIES.

    Chapter 170 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A FIREARMS LICENSING FUND IN THE TOWN OF GOSHEN.

    Chapter 171 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN SEWER CONNECTIONS IN THE TOWN OF ESSEX.

    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.

    Chapter 173 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO TAX FAIRNESS AND BUSINESS COMPETITIVENESS.

    Chapter 174 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF BROCKTON TO CONVERY CERTAIN PARK LAND TO THE BROCKTON HOUSING AUTHORITY.

    Chapter 175 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF HAVERHILL TO BORROW FUNDS FOR THE PURPOSE OF FINANCING THE PURCHASE OF SCHOOL DEPARTMENT TEXT BOOKS.

    Chapter 176 - AN ACT PROTECTING CHILDREN IN THE CARE OF THE COMMONWEALTH.

    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.

    Chapter 178 - AN ACT EXEMPTING CERTAIN POSITION INT HE TOWN OF HULL FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW.

    Chapter 179 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR TRACEY ALBRECHT, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT.

    Chapter 180 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING INCREASED FEES FOR SPECIAL DETAILS PERFORMED BY PUBLIC EMPLOYEES IN THE CITY OF SOMERVILLE.

    Chapter 181 - AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN BRIDGE IN THE TOWNS OF MARSHFIELD AND SCITUATE AS THE FRANCIS R. POWERS MEMORIAL BRIDGE.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Chapter 185 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A POST-RETIREMENT GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE TRUST FUND IN THE TOWN OF CONCORD.

    Chapter 186 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE BRISTOL COUNTY COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN.

    Chapter 187 - AN ACT EXEMPTING THE POSITION OF DEPUTY FIRE CHIEF IN THE TOWN OF HINGHAM FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW.

    Chapter 188 - AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING INTERMUNICIPAL AGREEMENTS.

    Chapter 189 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE APPOINTMENT OF THE FIRE CHIEF AND THE BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS IN THE CITY OF FALL RIVER.

    Chapter 190 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO REAL PROPERTY TAX DEFERRALS IN THE TOWN OF LEXINGTON.

    Chapter 191 - AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN TRAFFIC ROTARY IN THE CITY OF EVERETT AS THE EDWARD G. CONNOLLY MEMORIAL ROTARY.

    Chapter 192 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A BOARD OF WATER AND SEWER COMMISSIONERS IN THE TOWN OF PLAINVILLE.

    Chapter 193 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO HEALTH INSPECTORS IN THE CITY OF SOMERVILLE.

    Chapter 194 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE FOR SARAH CARMICHAEL, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH SERVICES.

    Chapter 195 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE FOR MARY MERCURIO, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES.

    Chapter 196 - AN ACT REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO REPORT PRELIMINARY TAX REVENUE.

    Chapter 197 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR SHANNON CROUSE, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT.

    Chapter 198 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE REGIONAL EFFICIENCY ASSISTANCE GRANT FUND.

    Chapter 199 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE TO ABATE CERTAIN FISCAL YEAR 2003 REAL PROPERTY TAXES.

    Chapter 200 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE GRANTING OF AN EASEMENT BY THE TOWN OF SHARON.

    Chapter 201 - AN ACT REQUIRING A REPORT OF EXPENDITURE OF THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE FOR FISCAL YEAR 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.

    Chapter 203 - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ELECTIONS OF SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEMBERS IN THE SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT.

    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.

    Chapter 205 - AN ACT FURTHER PROTECTING CHILDREN

    Chapter 206 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO CLEAN ENERGY BIOFUELS.

    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

    Chapter 208 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR MARK STANTON, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH.

    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

    Chapter 210 - AN ACT INCREASING THE NUMBER OF LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF WINES AND MALT BEVERAGES IN THE CITY OF MEDFORD.

    Chapter 211 - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A CERTAIN EXEMPTION FROM THE SALES TAX.

    Chapter 212 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR KAREN FOWLES, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE MASSACHUSETTS REHABILITATION COMMISSION.

    Chapter 213 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO EDUCATIONAL EXPENDITURES IN THE TOWN OF MILTON.

    Chapter 214 - AN ACT INCREASING COVERAGE OF NONPRESCRIPTION ENTERAL FORMULAS.

    Chapter 215 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO EARLY EDUCATION AND CARE.

    Chapter 216 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN MARRIAGE LAWS.

    Chapter 217 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO EQUALITY IN THE MASSHEALTH PROGRAM.

    Chapter 218 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF QUINCY TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND.

    Chapter 219 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING A CHANGE OF USE OF CERTAIN LAND IN THE TOWN OF LEICESTER.

    Chapter 220 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF PROVINCETOWN TO GRANT A CERTAIN EASEMENT.

    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.

    Chapter 222 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF SUDBURY TO USE CERTAIN INSURANCE OR RECOVERY PROCEEDS.

    Chapter 223 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A STATE 911 DEPARTMENT, SINGLE 911 SURCHARGE AND AN ENHANCED 911 FUND.

    Chapter 224 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO ISSUING LICENSES TO CARRY FIREARMS TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.

    Chapter 225 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO ANTIQUE CARS.

    Chapter 226 - AN ACT PROVIDING A PENALTY FOR MAKING, STEALING, ALTERING, FORGING OR COUNTERFEITING SPECIAL PARKING IDENTIFICATION PLACARDS.

    Chapter 227 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WALPOL TO RELEASE A CERTAIN RESTRICTION.

    Chapter 228 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO VEHICLE LICENSE COSTS RECOVERY FEES.

    Chapter 229 - AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE ESSEX REGIONAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

    Chapter 230 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO EQUITABLE COVERAGE FOR ANNUITY POLICIES.

    Chapter 231 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING AND FUNDING THE MASSACHUSETTS BROADBAND INSTITUTE.

    Chapter 232 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE LICENSING OF SHEET METAL WORKERS.

    Chapter 233 - AN ACT FINANCING AN ACCELERATED STRUCTURALLY-DEFICIENT BRIDGE IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM.

    Chapter 234 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN ROADS ON NANTUCKET ISLAND.

    Chapter 235 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE STATE SECRETARY TO PLACE THE OFFICE OF SELECTMEN ON THE STATE ELECTION BALLOT IN THE TOWN OF TOPSFIELD.

    Chapter 236 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE T0WN OF HARQUICH TO ACQUIRE CERTAIN.

    Chapter 237 - AN ACT DESIGNATING MITOCHONDRIAL DISEASE AWARENESS WEEK.

    Chapter 238 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MASSACHUSETTS CREDIT UNION SHARE INSURANCE CORPORATION.

    Chapter 239 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CONSOLIDATION OF CERTAIN PUBLIC HEARINGS.

    Chapter 240 - AN ACT DESIGNATING STATE HIGHWAY ROUTE 116 IN CERTAIN TOWNS AS A SCENIC BYWAY CORRIDOR.

    Chapter 241 - AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN STREET IN THE CITY OF BOSTON AS REVEREND PAUL A. PHINN WAY.

    Chapter 242 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE SOUTH GRAFTON AND GRAFTON WATER DISTRICTS.

    Chapter 243 - AN ACT DESIGNATING ROLLING ROCK AS THE OFFICIAL GLACIAL ROCK OF THE COMMONWEALTH.

    Chapter 244 - AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN BRIDGE IN THE TOWN OF GRAFTON AS THE PRIVATE WALTER ERMAK BRIDGE.

    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.

    Chapter 246 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO DISTRICT COURT CLERKS.

    Chapter 247 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO SAFETY AT THE JOHN ADAMS COURTHOUSE.

    Chapter 248 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE POST RETIREMENT LIABILITY FUND IN THE TOWN OF NEEDHAM.

    Chapter 249 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO ADMINISTRATIVE OVERSIGHT OF THE HIRING PROCESS IN THE TOWN OF WEST BOYLSTON.

    Chapter 250 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE PARTIAL RELEASE OF CERTAIN LAND IN EASTHAMPTON FROM THE OPERATION OF AN AGRICULTURAL PRESERVATION RESTRICTION.

    Chapter 251 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO NURSING HOME TRANSFERS AND DISCHARGES.

    Chapter 252 - AN ACT CLARIFYING CERTAIN BANKING LAWS.

    Chapter 253 - AN ACT PROHIBITING THE RENTAL OF CERTAIN PETS.

    Chapter 254 - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE MERGER OF THE TURNERS FALLS FIRE DISTRICT AND THE LAKE PLEASANT WATER SUPPLY DISTRICT.

    Chapter 255 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE USE OF A CERTAIN BUILDING IN THE TOWN OF WHITMAN.

    Chapter 256 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO MENTAL HEALTH PARITY.

    Chapter 257 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO RATES FOR HUMAN AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROGRAMS.

    Chapter 258 - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PUBLIC HIGHER EDUCATION CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT NEEDS OF THE COMMONWEALTH.

    Chapter 259 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SPECIAL RESERVE FUND IN THE TOWN OF SUNDERLAND.

    Chapter 260 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR JUDITH SARGENT, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH.

    Chapter 261 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR RICHARD K. WARD ii, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.

    Chapter 262 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR LOIS TOBIN , AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL RETARDATION.

    Chapter 263 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR DAVID S. VITALE, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT.

    Chapter 264 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR DAVID CATANZARO, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT.

    Chapter 265 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE NORTH RAYNHAM WATER DISTRICT.

    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.

    Chapter 267 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE COMMISSIONER OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO MAKE CERTAIN CONVEYANCES IN THE CITY OF SOMERVILLE.

    Chapter 268 - AN ACT FURTHER PROTECTING BUZZARDS BAY.

    Chapter 269 - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE DISPOSITION OF CERTAIN PROPERTY AT MEDFIELD STATE HOSPITAL.

    Chapter 270 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE COMMISSIONER OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO GRANT EASEMENTS IN THE CITY OF SOMERVILLE.

    Chapter 271 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO GROUP MARKETING PLANS.

    Chapter 272 - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE RELEASE OF CERTAIN LAND IN THE TOWN OF DEERFIELD FROMTHE OPERATION OF AN AGRICULTURAL PRESERVATION RESTRICTION.

    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.

    Chapter 274 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE COMMISSIONER OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND IN THE TOWN OF WESTPORT.

    Chapter 275 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF CERTAIN LAND BY THE CITY OF HAVERHILL TO THE TOWN OF BOXFORD.

    Chapter 276 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MANAGEMENT OF BANKS.

    Chapter 277 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WEST BOYLSTON TO CONVEY CERTAIN OPEN SPACE LAND.

    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.

    Chapter 279 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE TOWN OF CHILMARK.

    Chapter 280 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO COUNTY HIGHWAYS IN THE TOWN OF GRANVILLE.

    Chapter 281 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF TEWKSBURY TO ENTER INTO A LEASE WITH THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT.

    Chapter 282 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE LONG TERM CAREER LADDER GRANT PROGRAM.

    Chapter 283 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO CHARLESTOWN’S DESIGNATED PORT AREA.

    Chapter 284 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CONVEYANCE OF AN EASEMENT OVER CERTAIN CONSERVATION AND RECREATION LANDS INTHE TOWN OF BLACKSTONE.

    Chapter 285 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO AGE REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN STUDENTS.

    Chapter 286 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO LEASE CERTAIN PROPERTY TO THE TOWN OF ACTON.

    Chapter 287 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO LEASE CERTAIN PROPERTY TO THE TOWN OF SHIRLEY.

    Chapter 288 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF FITCHBURG TO LEASE CERTAIN PARK LAND TO THE WALLACE CIVIC CENTER AND PLANETARIUM.

    Chapter 289 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE LEASING OF A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND IN THE TOWN OF GARDNER.

    Chapter 290 - AN ACT EXTENDING SIMULCASTING OF HORSE AND GREYHOUND RACING.

    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.

    Chapter 292 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE COMMISSIONER OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO LEASE CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE TOWN OF GREAT BARRINGTON.

    Chapter 293 - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A PARTIAL RELEASE OF CERTAIN LAND IN SUNDERLAND FROM THE OPERATION OF AN AGRICULTURAL PRESERVATION RESTRICTION.

    Chapter 294 - AN ACT RELEASING CERTAIN LAND IN DUDLEY FROM THE OPERATION OF AN AGRICULTURAL PRESERVTION RESTRICTION.

    Chapter 295 - AN ACT REGULATING LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS TANKER IMPORT TERMINALS.

    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.

    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.

    Chapter 298 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE GLOBAL WARMING SOLUTIONS ACT.

    Chapter 299 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO A PARCEL OF LAND IN THE CITY OF LOWELL.

    Chapter 300 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ON GOLF COURSES.

    Chapter 301 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OF LAND IN HAMILTON AND MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA.

    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.

    Chapter 303 - AN ACT FINANCING IMPROVEMENTS TO THE COMMONWEALTH'S TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM.

    Chapter 304 - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR CAPITAL FACILITY REPAIRS AND IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE COMMONWEALTH.

    Chapter 305 - AN ACT TO PROMOTE COST CONTAINMENT, TRANSPARENCY AND EFFICIENCY IN THE DELIVERY OF QUALITY HEALTH CARE.

    Chapter 306 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE ROSE FITZGERALD KENNEDY GREENWAY CONSERVANCY, INC. TO OPERATE, MANAGE AND MAINTAIN THE ROSE KENNEDY GREENWAY.

    Chapter 307 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO GREEN JOBS IN THE COMMONWEALTH.

    Chapter 308 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE MASSACHUSETTS MILITARY RESERVATION FIRE DEPARTMENT.

    Chapter 309 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MASSACHUSETTS CONVENTION CENTER AUTHORITY.

    Chapter 310 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE PRESERVATION OF DAIRY FARMS.

    Chapter 311 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO SCHOOL DISTRICT ACCOUNTABILITY.

    Chapter 312 - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PRESERVATION AND IMPROVEMENT OF LAND, PARKS, AND CLEAN ENERGY IN THE COMMONWEALTH.

    Chapter 313 - AN ACT DESIGNATING CERTAIN LAND IN THE TOWNS OF ACTON AND CONCORD FOR CONSERVATION, AGRICULTURE, OPEN SPACE AND RECREATIONAL PURPOSES.

    Chapter 314 - AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS FOR SCHOOL PRINCIPALS.

    Chapter 315 - AN ACT TO IMPROVE DROPOUT PREVENTION AND REPORTING OF GRADUATION RATES.

    Chapter 316 - AN ACT EXEMPTING THE POSITION OF POLICE CAPTAIN IN THE TOWN OF HUDSON FROM THE PROVISIONS OF THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW.

    Chapter 317 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR TIMOTHY M. LARKIN, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE.

    Chapter 318 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO RUTLAND HEIGHTS STATE HOSPITAL.

    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.

    Chapter 320 - AN ACT REMOVING OF THE DEPUTY CHIEF OF POLICE OF THE TOWN OF ACTON FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LAWS.

    Chapter 321 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH.

    Chapter 322 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CREMATION OF BODIES OF CERTAIN DECEASED PERSONS.

    Chapter 323 - AN ACT PROHIBITING RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS FOR SOCIAL WORKERS.

    Chapter 324 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN PERSONS AS FIREFIGHTERS IN THE CITY OF FALL RIVER.

    Chapter 326 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO POLLING PLACES IN THE CITY OF BOSTON.

    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.

    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.

    Chapter 329 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR ALICE ELDRIDGE, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE.

    Chapter 330 - AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN BRIDGE IN THE TOWN OF FALMOUTH AS THE RALEIGH D. COSTA MEMORIAL BRIDGE.

    Chapter 331 - AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN INTERCHANGE IN THE TOWN OF YARMOUTH AS THE STATE TROOPER ELLEN ENGELHARDT INTERCHANGE.

    Chapter 332 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING A CERTAIN QUESTION TO BE PLACED ON THE 2008 STATE ELECTION BALLOT IN THE TOWN OF LITTLETON.

    Chapter 333 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH.

    Chapter 334 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO AN INTERMUNICIPAL AGREEMENT AND BETTERMENT ASSESSMENTS IN THE TOWN OF LUNENBURG.

    Chapter 335 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE PLACEMENT OF TWINS IN SCHOOLS.

    Chapter 336 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO SUDDEN, UNEXPLAINED CHILD DEATHS.

    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.

    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.

    Chapter 339 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF ARLINTON TO ISSUE PENSION OBLIGATION BONDS OR NOTES.

    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.

    Chapter 341 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO PUBLIC PARKING IN THE CITY OF FITCHBURG.

    Chapter 342 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO BLOOD DONATIONS BY MINORS.

    Chapter 343 - AN ACT DESIGNATING THE FITCHBURG DISTRICT COURTHOUSE AS THE GELINAS COURTHOUSE.

    Chapter 344 - AN ACT VALIDATING THE ACTIONS TAKEN AT THE ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION HELD IN THE TOWN OF LANESBOROUGH.

    Chapter 345 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF MAYNARD TO BORROW MONEY FOR CERTAIN REMEDIATION WORK.

    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.

    Chapter 347 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WAYLAND TO ESTABLISH A DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS.

    Chapter 348 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE IN THE TOWN OF UPTON.

    Chapter 349 - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ANNUAL OBSERVANCE OF MASSACHUSETTS NONPROFIT AWARENESS DAY.

    Chapter 350 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING A CERTAIN TRANSFER OF FUNDS IN THE TOWN OF KINGSTON.

    Chapter 351 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN THE TOWN OF CHELMSFORD.

    Chapter 352 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF KINGSTON TO INSTALL, FINANCE AND OPERATE WIND ENERGY FACILITIES.

    Chapter 353 - AN ACT VALIDATING A CERTAIN ELECTION IN THE TOWN OF MEDWAY.

    Chapter 354 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE MASSACHUSETTS CREATIVE ECONOMY COUNCIL.

    Chapter 355 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN THE CITY OF BOSTON.

    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.

    Chapter 357 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE SUPERVISION OF LIMITED PURPOSE TRUST COMPANIES BY THE COMMISSIONER OF BANKS.

    Chapter 358 - AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING CERTAIN RETIREMENT BENEFITS.

    Chapter 359 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF BRIDGEWATER TO ESTABLISH A REVOLVING FUND FOR LIBRARY PURPOSES.

    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.

    Chapter 361 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE ANNUAL REPORTS OF PUBLIC CHARITIES.

    Chapter 362 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE ANNUAL REPORTS OF PUBLIC CHARITIES.

    Chapter 363 - AN ACT PROVIDING ACCESS TO INFORMATION FOR PARENTS OF A CHILD WITH SPECIAL NEEDS.

    Chapter 364 - AN ACT DESIGNATING THE COMMUNITY COLLEGES COLLECTIVELY AS THE GOVERNOR FOSTER FURCOLO COMMUNITY COLLEGES.

    Chapter 365 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE WALPOLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND INDUSTRIAL CORPORATION.

    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.

    Chapter 367 - AN ACT ADJUSTING TRANSFERS TO ACCOUNT FOR TIMING DISCREPANCIES IN FEDERAL REIMBURSEMENTS.

    Chapter 368 - AN ACT VALIDATING THE ACTIONS TAKEN AT A CERTAIN SPECIAL TOWN MEETING IN THE TOWN OF HOPKINTON.

    Chapter 369 - AN ACT TEMPORARILY EXTENDING THE GRACE PERIOD FOR VOTER RESIDENCY.

    Chapter 370 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR GARY TUCK, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE.

    Chapter 371 - AN ACT INCLUDING THE TOWN OF PEPPERELL WITHIN THE AYER ECONOMIC TARGET AREA AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY AREA.

    Chapter 372 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR LINDA MCKINLEY, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSITIONAL ASSISTANCE.

    Chapter 373 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR STEPHEN KAZARIAN, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.

    Chapter 374 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN HEALTH INSURANCE OPTIONS FOR MUNICIPAL RETIREES.

    Chapter 375 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR CLAIRE SMALLCOMB, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT.

    Chapter 376 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO CONSUMER PROTECTION IN LIFE INSURANCE CONTRACTS.

    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.

    Chapter 378 - AN ACT VALIDATING THE ACTION TAKEN AT THE SPECIAL TOWN ELECTION HELD IN THE TOWN OF OAK BLUFFS.

    Chapter 379 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF ORANGE TO ESTABLISH A FIREARMS LICENSING FUND.

    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.

    Chapter 381 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF ORLEANS TO OPERATE A SEWER SYSTEM.

    Chapter 382 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE APPOINTMENT OF THE BOARD OF ASSESSORS, TOWN COLLECTOR AND TOWN TREASURER IN THE TOWN OF ORANGE.

    Chapter 383 - AN ACT VALIDATING THE ACTIONS TAKEN AT AN ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION IN THE TOWN OF DUDLEY.

    Chapter 384 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF NORTHBOROUGH TO GRANT 2 ADDITIONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.

    Chapter 385 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF WESTBOROUGH.

    Chapter 386 - AN ACT TO IMPROVE SCHOOL CAMPUS AIR QUALITY.

    Chapter 387 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SENSIBLE STATE MARIHUANA POLICY.

    Chapter 388 - AN ACT TO PROTECT GREYHOUNDS.

    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.

    Chapter 390 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING CERTAIN APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE TOWN OF BRIDGEWATER'S CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND.

    Chapter 391 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE OFFICE OF TOWN MANAGER IN THE TOWN OF UPTON.

    Chapter 392 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS IN THE TOWN OF MERRIMAC.

    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.

    Chapter 394 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO ESTABLISHMENT OF A CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT TRUST FUND IN THE TOWN OF STONEHAM.

    Chapter 395 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY IN THE CITY OF MARLBOROUGH.

    Chapter 396 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE NANTUCKET SEWER COMMISSION AND SEWER DISTRICTS IN THE TOWN OF NANTUCKET.

    Chapter 397 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE LICENSING OF SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS.

    Chapter 398 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TRANSPORTATION BOARD OF THE TOWN OF BROOKLINE TO REGULATE VALET PARKING IN THE TOWN OF BROOKLINE.

    Chapter 399 - AN ACT PROTECTING CERTAIN MILITARY PERSONNEL FROM DECEPTIVE PRACTICES.

    Chapter 400 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE COMMISSIONER OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND IN THE CITY OF NORTH ADAMS.

    Chapter 401 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF WESTBOROUGH.

    Chapter 402 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE VOTING PRACTICES OF THE FRANKLIN REGIONAL COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS.

    Chapter 403 - AN ACT DESIGNATING CERTAIN LANDS IN THE TOWN OF MONSON FOR AGRICULTURAL, CONSERVATION AND PUBLIC RECREATION PURPOSES.

    Chapter 404 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE POWERS OF THE TOWN MANAGER IN THE TOWN OF NORTH ANDOVER.

    Chapter 405 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF ASHLAND.

    Chapter 406 - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE REGISTRATION OF ARCHITTECTS EMERITUS.

    Chapter 407 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO GOLD STAR REGISTRATION PLATES.

    Chapter 408 - AN ACT EXEMPTING CERTAIN POSITIONS IN THE CITY OF NORTHAMPTON FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW.

    Chapter 409 - AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN BRIDGE IN THE CITY OF WORCESTER AS THE STATE TROOPER PAUL F. BARRY MEMORIAL BRIDGE.

    Chapter 410 - AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN PORTION OF LAND IN THE TOWN OF BARRE AS TRIFILO SQUARE.

    Chapter 411 - AN ACT DESIGNATING CERTAIN BRIDGES IN THE TOWN OF MILLVILLE AS THE JOHN DEAN BRIDGES.

    Chapter 412 - AN ACT DESIGNATING A PORTION OF STATE HIGHWAY ROUTE 140 IN THE TOWN OF UPTON AS THE DONALD R. “DOUG” KENISTON ROADWAY.

    Chapter 413 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR BRENDA DE LOS SANTOS, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSITIONAL ASSISTANCE.

    Chapter 414 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR MARYAN LABAIRE, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES.

    Chapter 415 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR TRACY KELLY, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT.

    Chapter 416 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR ALAN ANTONUCCI, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE MIDDLESEX SHERIFF'S OFFICE.

    Chapter 417 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR JUDY M. ROMANO, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH.

    Chapter 418 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHEN APPROACHING STATIONARY EMERGENCY VEHICLES.

    Chapter 419 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A REGIONAL EDUCATION, TRAINING AND SKILLS CENTER INT HE CITY OF TAUNTON.

    Chapter 420 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE GERIATRIC AUTHORITY OF MALDEN.

    Chapter 421 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE RETIREMENT AND HEALTH BENEFITS OF CERTAIN ELECTED OFFICIALS OF THE TOWN OF HULL.

    Chapter 422 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO HARBORMASTER TRAINING CERTIFICATION.

    Chapter 423 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE OPERATION OF CREDIT UNIONS.

    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.

    Chapter 425 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR RENTAL PROPERTIES IN THE TOWN OF TRURO RESTRICTED AS AFFORDABLE HOUSING.

    Chapter 426 - AN ACT PROHIBITING THE USE OF CHAIN LINK BASKETBALL NETS IN PUBLIC PARKS, PLAYGROUNDS AND RECREATION CENTERS.

    Chapter 427 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO TEMPORARY LOANS AND ASSESSMENT OF BETTERMENTS BY THE TOWN OF HINGHAM.

    Chapter 428 - AN ACT RESTRICTING THE AUTHORITY OF THE HOLYOKE POWER & ELECTRIC COMPANY AND THE HOLYOKE WATER POWER COMPANY.

    Chapter 429 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE COMMISSIONER OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND TO THE CITY OF NEWBURYPORT.

    Chapter 430 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR SHARON BRADY.

    Chapter 431 - AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN BRIDGE IN THE CITY OF MEDFORD AS THE SERGEANT ANTHONY P. ANNINO BRIDGE.

    Chapter 432 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR MICHAEL GERMAN, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL RETARDATION.

    Chapter 433 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A REVOLVING FUND IN THE TOWN OF WARE.

    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.

    Chapter 435 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE SEWER SYSTEM OF THE TOWN OF WARE.

    Chapter 436 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE OTHER POSTEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS TRUST FUND OF THE TOWN OF ARLINGTON.

    Chapter 437 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE HISTORICAL COMMISSION OF THE TOWN OF LINCOLN.

    Chapter 438 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE NEEDHAM CENTER OFF-STREET PARKING FUND.

    Chapter 439 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS.

    Chapter 440 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO CEMETERIES AND BURIALS.

    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.

    Chapter 442 - AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING FEES FOR JUSTICES OF THE PEACE.

    Chapter 443 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS POLICE OFFICERS.

    Chapter 444 - AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION AGAINST PHYSICAL THERAPISTS AND PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANTS IN SECURING MEDICAL MALPRACTICE INSURANCE.

    Chapter 445 - AN ACT REGULATING PUBLIC ENTITIES LICENSED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND ENERGY.

    Chapter 446 - AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN EDUCATION CENTER ON CHICKATAWBUT HILL IN MILTON AS THE NORMAN SMITH ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER AT CHICKATAWBUT HILL.

    Chapter 447 - AN ACT INCREASING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN IN THE TOWN OF NEWBURY.

    Chapter 448 - AN ACT CONVEYING CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE CITY OF WORCESTER TO COMMUNITY HEALTHLINK, INC.

    Chapter 449 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IN THE CITY OF SOMERVILLE.

    Chapter 450 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO VACANCIES ON THE BEACON HILL ARCHITECTURAL COMMISSION.

    Chapter 451 - AN ACT MAKING CORRECTIVE CHANGES IN CERTAIN GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS.

    Chapter 452 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO ANIMAL FIGHTING OR CRUELTY.

    Chapter 453 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO HOMEOWNER HEATING SAFETY.

    Chapter 454 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO CREDIT UNION MORTGAGES.

    Chapter 455 - AN ACT VALIDATING THE ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE TOWN OF WEBSTER AT CERTAIN ANNUAL AND SPECIAL TOWN MEETINGS.

    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.

    Chapter 457 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF LOWELL TO LEASE CERTAIN CITY-OWNED LAND.

    Chapter 458 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF SUDBURY TO REGULATE CERTAIN PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS.

    Chapter 459 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE APPOINTMENT OF DARRYL SENCABAUGH FOR THE POSITION OF FIREFIGHTER IN THE TOWN OF WILMINGTON.

    Chapter 460 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SELECTMEN-ADMINISTRATOR FORM OF GOVERNMENT FOR THE TOWN OF NEWBURY.

    Chapter 461 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TAX AMNESTY PROGRAM BY THE COMMISSIONER OF REVENUE.

    Chapter 462 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CONVERSION OF A CREDIT UNION CHARTED ON THE COMMONWEALTH TO A FEDERAL CHARTER.

    Chapter 463 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO POLICE AUCTIONS

    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.

    Chapter 465 - AN ACT INCREASING THE FINE FOR PARKING IN POSTED BUS STOPS.

    Chapter 466 - AN ACT TO PROMOTE BREASTFEEDING.

    Chapter 467 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE RETIREMENT BENEFITS OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS.

    Chapter 468 - AN ACT FURTHER PROVIDING FOR THE FINANCIAL STABILITY OF THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Chapter 473 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE GROTON COUNTRY CLUB AUTHORITY.

    Chapter 474 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF LINCOLN TO ESTABLISH A POST EMPLOYMENT HEALTH INSURANCE TRUST FUND.

    Chapter 475 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE POSITIONS OF TREASURER AND TAX COLLECTOR IN THE TOWN OF BECKET.

    Chapter 476 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN AFFORDABLE HOUSING FUND IN THE TOWN OF HARWICH.

    Chapter 477 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR JOHN VITALE, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT.

    Chapter 478 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF LOWELL TO PAY FUNERAL AND BURIAL EXPENSES OF EMPLOYEES KILLED IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THEIR DUTIES.

    Chapter 479 - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF OTHER POST EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS LIABILITY TRUST FUNDS IN MUNICIPALITIES AND CERTAIN OTHER GOVERNMENTAL UNITS.

    Chapter 480 - AN ACT VALIDATING THE ACTIONS TAKEN AT CERTAIN ANNUAL TOWN ELECTIONS HELD IN THE TOWN OF DALTON.

    Chapter 481 - AN ACT VALIDATING THE ACTIONS TAKEN AT A CERTAIN ANNUAL AND SPECIAL TOWN MEETING IN THE TOWN OF ROCKLAND.

    Chapter 482 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE PARK DEPARTMENT IN THE TOWN OF BRAINTREE.

    Chapter 483 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO ELECTIONS IN THE TOWN OF BRAINTREE.

    Chapter 484 - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE FILLING OF VACANCIES IN CERTAIN OFFICES IN THE TOWN OF BRAINTREE.

    Chapter 485 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO VACANCIES IN CERTAIN ELECTED OFFICES IN THE TOWN OF BRAINTREE.

    Chapter 486 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CITY OF EVERETT.

    Chapter 487 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF GREENFIELD.

    Chapter 488 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE MASHPEE WATER DISTRICT TO HOLD ELECTIONS FOR THE BOARD OF WATER COMMISSIONERS CONCURRENTLY WITH THE MASHPEE TOWN ELECTIONS.

    Chapter 489 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE CAPE COD AND ISLANDS COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN.

    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.

    Chapter 491 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO RETIREMENT BENEFITS FOR LOUIS CATALDO.

    Chapter 492 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO SIGNATURES FOR NOMINATION PETITIONS FOR CITY COUNCILLOR-AT-LARGE IN THE CITY OF BOSTON.

    Chapter 493 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN PUBLIC NUISANCES.

    Chapter 494 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF CERTAIN BONDS BY THE TOWN OF NORTHBOROUGH.

    Chapter 495 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO DISCHARGING SEWAGE FROM MARINE VESSELS INTO WATERS OF THE COMMONWEALTH DESIGNATED AS NO DISCHARGE AREAS.

    Chapter 496 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE APPOINTMENT OF ALTERNATE MEMBERS OF THE TOWN OF CANTON HISTORICAL COMMISSION.

    Chapter 497 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF TEWKSBURY TO ISSUE PENSION FUNDING BONDS OR NOTES.

    Chapter 498 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CHARLES RIVER WATER QUALITY COMMISSION.

    Chapter 499 - AN ACT DESIGNATING RIVERDALE PARK IN THE TOWN OF DEDHAM AS THE HONORABLE MARIE- LOUISE KEHOE PARK.

    Chapter 500 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO ELEVATOR REGULATIONS.

    Chapter 501 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF BELLINGHAM TO ESTABLISH CERTAIN REVOLVING FUNDS.

    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.

    Chapter 503 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF HULL TO DESIGNATE A CHECK-OFF ON ITS TAX BILLS.

    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.

    Chapter 505 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR SHARON PEELER-LA FOUNTAIN, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.

    Chapter 506 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR GERMAINE MAYERS, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE MIDDLESEX SUPERIOR COURT PROBATION DEPARTMENT

    Chapter 507 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR GENEVIEVE O'BRIEN, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT.

    Chapter 508 - AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE INSTALLATION OF AUTOMATIC SPRINKLERS.

    Chapter 509 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO AUTHORIZING TAX CREDITS FOR QUALIFIED DONATIONS OF CERTAIN LAND TO A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE CONSERVATION AGENCY.

    Chapter 510 - AN ACT EXEMPTING THE POSITION OF SCHOOL CUSTODIAN IN THE TOWN OF SOUTH HADLEY FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW.

    Chapter 511 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO CAREGIVER EDUCATION AND HEALTH CARE AUTHORIZATION.

    Chapter 512 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT OF THE CITY OF CHICOPEE.

    Chapter 513 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO PUBLIC ACCESS TO RECREATIONAL TRAILS.

    Chapter 514 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A POST EMPLOYMENT HEALTH INSURANCE LIABILITY FUND IN THE TOWN OF IPSWICH.

    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.

    Chapter 516 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE PURCHASE OF FLAGS.

    Chapter 517 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF LITTLETON TO ISSUE PENSION OBLIGATION BONDS OR NOTES.

    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.

    Chapter 519 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO GROUP LIFE INSURANCE.

    Chapter 520 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE FIRST DISTRICT COURT OF EASTERN MIDDLESEX.

    Chapter 521 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE UNIFORM PROBATE CODE.

    Chapter 522 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND CABLE.

    Chapter 523 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE OPERATION OF LOW-SPEED MOTOR VEHICLES.

    Chapter 524 - AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE RIGHTS OF ADOPTED CHILDREN.

    Chapter 525 - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR BICYCLE SAFETY.

    Chapter 526 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE AND HARD OF HEARING WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS.

    Chapter 527 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO FOOD ALLERGY AWARENESS IN RESTAURANTS.

    Chapter 528 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING COLLABORATIVE DRUG THERAPY MANAGEMENT.

    Chapter 529 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO PUBLIC HEALTH REGIONALIZATION.

    Chapter 530 - AN ACT TO IMPROVE, PROMOTE AND PROTECT THE ORAL HEALTH OF THE COMMONWEALTH.

    Chapter 531 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE APPOINTMENT OF THE CHIEF OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT IN THE TOWN OF MARBLEHEAD.

    Chapter 532 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO NONPUBLIC SCHOOL DEFERRED COMPENSATION.

    Chapter 533 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MASSACHUSETTS WATER RESOURCES AUTHORITY RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

    Chapter 534 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR ASSAULT AND BATTERY ON A FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD MEMBER.

    Chapter 535 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MASSACHUSETTS MUNICIPAL WHOLESALE ELECTRIC COMPANY.