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Session Laws: Acts of 2014

2014

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Chapter 1 AN ACT RELATIVE TO SPECIAL ELECTIONS. (see House, No. H3841)      Approved by the Governor, January 9, 2014
Chapter 2 AN ACT RELATIVE TO INSURANCE PROCEEDS FOR INJURED POLICE AND FIRE PERSONNEL IN THE TOWN OF NORTHBOROUGH. (see House, No. H3510)      Approved by the Governor, January 16, 2014
Chapter 3 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE TOWN MANAGER IN THE TOWN OF COHASSET. (see House, No. H3486)      Approved by the Governor, January 16, 2014
Chapter 4 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF TOWNSEND. (see House, No. H3545)      Approved by the Governor, January 16, 2014
Chapter 5 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF LINCOLN TO GRANT A LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF WINES AND MALT BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H3531)      Approved by the Governor, January 16, 2014
Chapter 6 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE SPECIAL CITY ELECTION IN THE CITY OF BEVERLY. (see House, No. H3850)      Approved by the Governor, January 23, 2014
Chapter 7 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR DENISE MACKINNON, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH. (see Senate, No. S1973)      Approved by the Governor, January 23, 2014
Chapter 8 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR TINA GIANGREGORIO, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE HIGHWAY DIVISION OF THE MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. (see Senate, No. S1863)      Approved by the Governor, January 23, 2014
Chapter 9 AN ACT AMENDING THE SPECIAL LEGISLATION ESTABLISHING THE ACTON COMMUNITY HOUSING CORPORATION. (see House, No. H3833)      Approved by the Governor, January 23, 2014
Chapter 10 AN ACT EXEMPTING CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY OWNED BY CERTAIN VETERANS ORGANIZATIONS IN THE CITY OF GARDNER FROM TAXATION. (see House, No. H3445)      Approved by the Governor, January 23, 2014
Chapter 11 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE COMMISSIONER OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND TO THE TOWN OF BELMONT FOR RECREATION, PUBLIC WORKS OR OTHER MUNICIPAL PURPOSES. (see House, No. H2869)      Approved by the Governor, January 23, 2014
Chapter 12 AN ACT RELATIVE TO MEMBERSHIP IN THE GOVERNOR'S HIGHWAY SAFETY COMMITTEE. (see House, No. H3787)      Approved by the Governor, January 23, 2014
Chapter 13 AN ACT RELATIVE TO PORTABLE ELECTRONICS INSURANCE. (see House, No. H3541)      Approved by the Governor, January 23, 2014
Chapter 14 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WELLESLEY TO PLACE A QUESTION ON THE TOWN ELECTION BALLOT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN TO GRANT 6 LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF WINES AND MALT BEVERAGES NOT TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H3866)      Approved by the Governor, January 28, 2014
Chapter 15 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF BELMONT TO GRANT LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF WINES AND MALT BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H3780)      Approved by the Governor, January 30, 2014
Chapter 16 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF BELMONT TO GRANT LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES NOT TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H3656)      Approved by the Governor, January 30, 2014
Chapter 17 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE POSITION OF TOWN ADMINISTRATOR IN THE TOWN OF BELMONT. (see House, No. H3657)      Approved by the Governor, January 30, 2014
Chapter 18 AN ACT EXEMPTING DAVID EDDY FROM THE MAXIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT FOR FIREFIGHTERS IN THE CITY OF METHUEN. (see House, No. H2226)      Approved by the Governor, January 30, 2014
Chapter 19 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE BOARD OF ASSESSORS OF THE TOWN OF NEWBURY TO GRANT AN ABATEMENT OF REAL ESTATE TAXES TO CERTAIN PLUM ISLAND HOMEOWNERS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2013. (see Senate, No. S1909)      Approved by the Governor, January 30, 2014
Chapter 20 AN ACT RELATIVE TO WATER SERVICE IN THE TOWN OF SOMERSET. (see House, No. H3618)      Approved by the Governor, January 30, 2014
Chapter 21 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR KATRINA ALIENGENA, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES. (see Senate, No. S1960)      Approved by the Governor, January 30, 2014
Chapter 22 AN ACT AMENDING THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF SANDWICH. (see Senate, No. S1884)      Approved by the Governor, February 3, 2014
Chapter 23 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. H3471)      Approved by the Governor, February 6, 2014
Chapter 24 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR JOSEPH W. TETA, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT. (see House, No. H3781)      Approved by the Governor, February 6, 2014
Chapter 25 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR MARIA A. DECOSTE, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE OFFICE OF MEDICAID. (see Senate, No. S1983)      Approved by the Governor, February 6, 2014
Chapter 26 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE SPECIAL ELECTION FOR REPRESENTATIVE IN THE GENERAL COURT IN THE FIFTH SUFFOLK DISTRICT. (see House, No. H3897)      Approved by the Governor, February 10, 2014
Chapter 27 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF ANDOVER TO EXCHANGE CERTAIN PARCELS OF LAND. (see House, No. H3483)      Approved by the Governor, February 12, 2014
Chapter 28 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE CHILDHOOD VACCINE PROGRAM. (see Senate, No. S1971)      Approved by the Governor, February 12, 2014
Chapter 29 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CONVEYANCE OF AN EASEMENT IN THE CITY OF NORTHAMPTON. (see House, No. H2845)      Approved by the Governor, February 12, 2014
Chapter 30 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF ORLEANS TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES NOT TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H3622)      Approved by the Governor, February 12, 2014
Chapter 31 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR DEBRA SAVERSE, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE. (see Senate, No. S1984)      Approved by the Governor, February 13, 2014
Chapter 32 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF NEEDHAM TO PLACE A QUESTION ON THE BALLOT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN TO GRANT CERTAIN LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H3829)      Approved by the Governor, February 20, 2014
Chapter 33 AN ACT REDUCING THE SEWER BETTERMENT INTEREST RATE ON REPAYMENTS IN THE TOWN OF EASTON. (see House, No. H3583)      Approved by the Governor, February 20, 2014
Chapter 34 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CONVEYANCE OR LEASE OF A PARCEL OF LAND IN THE CITY OF NORTHAMPTON FOR PARK, RECREATION OR OPEN SPACE PURPOSES. (see House, No. H2844)      Approved by the Governor, February 20, 2014
Chapter 35 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF ASHLAND TO ESTABLISH AN ENTERPRISE FUND. (see House, No. H3627)      Approved by the Governor, February 21, 2014
Chapter 36 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR CAROL L. CLARK, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES. (see House, No. H3830)      Approved by the Governor, February 21, 2014
Chapter 37 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF SALEM TO CONVERT 1 SEASONAL LICENSE TO AN ANNUAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF WINES AND MALT BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H3831)      Approved by the Governor, February 21, 2014
Chapter 38 AN ACT FURTHER LIMITING THE LIABILITY OF PERSONS RENDERING CERTAIN EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE. (see Senate, No. S1993)      Approved by the Governor, February 21, 2014
Chapter 39 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE TERMS OF CERTAIN BONDS TO BE ISSUED BY THE COMMONWEALTH. (see House, No. H3880)      Approved by the Governor, March 4, 2014
Chapter 40 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR RICHARD MAYNARD, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT. (see Senate, No. S2000)      Approved by the Governor, March 4, 2014
Chapter 41 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF FALL RIVER TO USE CERTAIN PARK LAND FOR COMBINED SEWER OVERFLOW CONTROL. (see Senate, No. S1851)      Approved by the Governor, March 4, 2014
Chapter 42 AN ACT RELATIVE TO NEWBORN PULSE OXIMETRY SCREENINGS FOR CONGENITAL HEART DEFECTS. (see Senate, No. S1919)      Approved by the Governor, March 6, 2014
Chapter 43 AN ACT RELATIVE TO UNLAWFUL SEXUAL SURVEILLANCE. (see House, No. H3934)      Approved by the Governor, March 7, 2014
Chapter 44 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF ARLINGTON TO ESTABLISH A SPECIAL ACCOUNT FOR THE PURCHASE, INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF PUBLIC WORKS OF ART. (see Senate, No. S1794)      Approved by the Governor, March 11, 2014
Chapter 45 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR MARGARET C. HENDERSON, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES. (see House, No. H45)      Approved by the Governor, March 11, 2014
Chapter 46 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE CONSERVATION COMMISSION OF THE TOWN OF DEDHAM. (see House, No. H3518)      Approved by the Governor, March 14, 2014
Chapter 47 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION IN THE TOWN OF HARDWICK. (see House, No. H3818)      Approved by the Governor, March 14, 2014
Chapter 48 AN ACT ENCOURAGING THE IMPROVEMENT, EXPANSION AND DEVELOPMENT OF MILITARY INSTALLATIONS IN THE COMMONWEALTH. (see House, No. H3736)      Approved by the Governor, March 14, 2014
Chapter 49 AN ACT REGULATING SEWER BETTERMENT ASSESSMENTS IN THE TOWN OF FALMOUTH. (see Senate, No. S1939)      Approved by the Governor, March 14, 2014
Chapter 50 AN ACT ELIMINATING THE BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS OF THE TOWN OF ACUSHNET. (see House, No. H3834)      Approved by the Governor, March 14, 2014
Chapter 51 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR ANGELA FUREY, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT. (see Senate, No. S1998)      Approved by the Governor, March 14, 2014
Chapter 52 AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2014 TO PROVIDE FOR SUPPLEMENTING CERTAIN EXISTING APPROPRIATIONS AND FOR CERTAIN OTHER ACTIVITIES AND PROJECTS (see House, No. H3947)      Approved by the Acting Governor, March 17, 2014
Chapter 53 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF DEDHAM (see House, No. H3955)      Approved by the Acting Governor, March 19, 2014
Chapter 54 AN ACT ENSURING THE SAFETY OF PEOPLE WITH PETS IN DISASTERS (see Senate, No. S1172)      Approved by the Governor, March 24, 2014
Chapter 55 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PARKS AND FIELDS CAPITAL ENHANCEMENTS SPECIAL REVENUE FUND IN THE CITY OF MARLBOROUGH (see House, No. H3862)      Approved by the Governor, March 24, 2014
Chapter 56 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE COMMISSIONER OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO GRANT EASEMENTS OVER CERTAIN PARCELS OF LAND TO THE TOWN OF AMHERST (see Senate, No. S1531)      Approved by the Governor, March 24, 2014
Chapter 57 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF HADLEY TO GRANT 6 ADDITIONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND 6 ADDITIONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF WINES AND MALT BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES (see House, No. H3790)      Approved by the Governor, March 26, 2014
Chapter 58 AN ACT RELATIVE TO PRIVATE CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS (see Senate, No. S873)      Approved by the Governor, March 26, 2014
Chapter 59 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF BURLINGTON TO GRANT ADDITIONAL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES LICENSES (see House, No. H3688)      Approved by the Governor, April 2, 2014
Chapter 60 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WINCHESTER TO CONTINUE EMPLOYMENT OF POLICE CHIEF KENNETH C. ALBERTELLI (see House, No. H3791)      Approved by the Governor, April 2, 2014
Chapter 61 AN ACT RELATIVE TO INSURANCE PROCEEDS FROM PROPERTY CLAIMS IN THE TOWN OF NORTHBOROUGH (see House, No. H3509)      Approved by the Governor, April 2, 2014
Chapter 62 AN ACT RELATIVE TO VETERANS’ ALLOWANCES, LABOR, OUTREACH AND RECOGNITION (see Senate, No. S2052)      Approved by the Governor, April 3, 2014
Chapter 63 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN BRIDGE IN THE CITY OF REVERE AS THE RITA SINGER BRIDGE (see House, No. H3649)      Approved by the Governor, April 8, 2014
Chapter 64 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WEBSTER TO ISSUE 1 ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES OF 41 WORCESTER ROAD (see Senate, No. S1989)      Approved by the Governor, April 9, 2014
Chapter 65 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF BEVERLY TO ISSUE ADDITIONAL LIQUOR LICENSES (see House, No. H3739)      Approved by the Governor, April 8, 2014
Chapter 66 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A BOARD OF WATER AND SEWER COMMISSIONERS IN THE CITY OF NEWBURYPORT (see House, No. H3823)      Approved by the Governor, April 8, 2014
Chapter 67 AN ACT DESIGNATING EACH OF 2 CERTAIN BRIDGES IN THE TOWN OF BARNSTABLE AS THE U.S. NAVY SEAL KEVIN A. HOUSTON VETERANS MEMORIAL BRIDGE (see House, No. H3101)      Approved by the Governor, April 9, 2014
Chapter 68 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF SCITUATE TO ESTABLISH THE DATE OF ITS ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION (see House, No. H3911)      Approved by the Governor, April 9, 2014
Chapter 69 AN ACT DIRECTING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO CONVEY CERTAIN PARCELS OF LAND IN THE TOWN OF MEDFIELD TO THE TOWN OF MEDFIELD (see Senate, No. S1889)      Approved by the Governor, April 9, 2014
Chapter 70 AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2014 TO PROVIDE FOR SUPPLEMENTING A CERTAIN EXISTING APPROPRIATION AND FOR CERTAIN OTHER ACTIVITIES AND PROJECTS (see House, No. H4023)      Approved by the Governor, April 10, 2014
Chapter 71 AN ACT RELATIVE TO UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE RATES (see House, No. H4036)      Approved by the Governor, April 14, 2014
Chapter 72 AN ACT EXEMPTING PART-TIME CALL FIREFIGHTERS IN THE TOWN OF ATHOL FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW (see Senate, No. S1930)      Approved by the Governor, April 14, 2014
Chapter 73 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN TO EXEMPT CERTAIN ECO-TOILET INSTALLATIONS FROM SEWER CONNECTIONS AND ASSOCIATED BETTERMENTS IN THE TOWN OF FALMOUTH (see Senate, No. S1938)      Approved by the Governor, April 14, 2014
Chapter 74 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR CYNTHIA SALSMAN, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE SOLDIERS' HOME IN MASSACHUSETTS (see Senate, No. S2029)      Approved by the Governor, April 14, 2014
Chapter 75 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WEBSTER TO ISSUE FIVE ADDITIONAL ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES DESIGNATED FOR USE IN THE DOWNTOWN’S “SLUM AND BLIGHT” MAIN STREET AREA (see Senate, No. S1990)      Approved by the Governor, April 15, 2014
Chapter 77 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN BRIDGE IN THE TOWN OF ANDOVER AS THE ANDOVER VETERANS OF THE IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN WARS MEMORIAL BRIDGE (see Senate, No. S1967)      Approved by the Governor, April 17, 2014
Chapter 78 AN ACT RELATIVE TO A MASSACHUSETTS BOSTON STRONG LICENSE PLATE (see House, No. H3664)      Approved by the Governor, April 18, 2014
Chapter 79 AN ACT FINANCING IMPROVEMENTS TO THE COMMONWEALTH'S TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM (see House, No. H4046)      Approved by the Governor, April 18, 2014
Chapter 80 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE MASHPEE WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT (see House, No. H3767)      Approved by the Governor, April 18, 2014
Chapter 81 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE GRANTING OF EASEMENTS AT NORTHERN ESSEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN THE CITY OF HAVERHILL (see House, No. H3905)      Approved by the Acting Governor, April 18, 2014
Chapter 82 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CONVEYANCE OF CERTAIN STATE LAND IN THE TOWN OF SHARON (see House, No. H2831)      Approved by the Governor, April 18, 2014

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