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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT EXEMPTING THE POLICE DEPARTMENT IN THE TOWN OF BURLINGTON FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW

     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.  Section 1 of chapter 147 of the acts of 2011 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 2 and 3, the words “police and fire departments” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- fire department.
     SECTION 2.  The police department of the town of Burlington shall be exempt from chapter 31 of the General Laws.
     SECTION 3.  Section 2 shall not impair the civil service status of a person holding a civil service position in the town of Burlington on the effective date of this act.
     SECTION 4.  This act shall take effect upon its passage. 

Approved, May 8, 2015