Session Laws: Acts of 2016

2016

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Chapter 1 AN ACT REGULATING SEWER BETTERMENT ASSESSMENTS IN THE COMMONWEALTH. (see House, No. H3654)      Approved by the Governor, January 14, 2016
Chapter 2 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE NANTUCKET HISTORIC DISTRICT COMMISSION. (see House, No. H3618)      Approved by the Governor, January 15, 2016
Chapter 3 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS IN THE TOWN OF PLAINVILLE (see Senate, No. S2037)      Approved by the Governor, January 20, 2016
Chapter 4 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE AUTHORITY OF THE TOWN MANAGER IN THE TOWN OF DUXBURY TO NEGOTIATE AND EXECUTE CERTAIN CONTRACTS (see House, No. H3343)      Approved by the Governor, January 20, 2016
Chapter 5 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR TINA JENNINGS, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES (see Senate, No. S2095)      Approved by the Governor, January 20, 2016
Chapter 6 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF DALTON TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES NOT TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES (see Senate, No. S1927)      Approved by the Governor, January 22, 2016
Chapter 7 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF MOUNT WASHINGTON TO ESTABLISH, OWN AND OPERATE BROADBAND INFRASTRUCTURE AND SERVICES AND TO ISSUE BONDS OR NOTES THEREFOR (see Senate, No. S1978)      Approved by the Governor, January 22, 2016
Chapter 8 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CIVIL COMMITMENTS FOR ALCOHOL AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS (see House, No. H3956)      Approved by the Governor, January 25, 2016
Chapter 9 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE RECERTIFICATION OF THE FISCAL YEAR 2016 TAX RATE FOR THE TOWN OF HOLBROOK (see House, No. H3951)      Approved by the Governor, January 27, 2016
Chapter 10 AN ACT EXTENDING A CERTAIN PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR SENIORS IN THE TOWN OF SUDBURY (see House, No. H3890)      Approved by the Governor, January 29, 2016
Chapter 11 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE OFF-STREET PARKING BOARD IN THE CITY OF WORCESTER (see Senate, No. S2012)      Approved by the Governor, January 29, 2016
Chapter 12 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE POSITION OF CONSTABLE IN THE TOWN OF CARVER (see Senate, No. S1926)      Approved by the Governor, January 29, 2016
Chapter 13 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A DEPARTMENT OF MUNICIPAL FINANCE IN THE TOWN OF MILFORD (see House, No. H3634)      Approved by the Governor, January 29, 2016
Chapter 14 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF NORFOLK TO CONTINUE THE EMPLOYMENT OF POLICE CHIEF CHARLES H. STONE, JR. (see House, No. H3197)      Approved by the Governor, January 29, 2016
Chapter 15 An ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF NATICK TO LEASE CERTAIN TOWN-OWNED PROPERTY. (see House, No. H3646)      Approved by the Governor, January 29, 2016
Chapter 16 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR JENNIFER FITZGIBBON, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT (see House, No. H3902)      Approved by the Governor, January 29, 2016
Chapter 17 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR ELIZABETH MISSETT BROWNING, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT (see House, No. H3913)      Approved by the Governor, January 29, 2016
Chapter 18 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF NORFOLK TO CONTINUE THE EMPLOYMENT OF FIRE CHIEF COLEMAN BUSHNELL (see House, No. H3196)      Approved by the Governor, January 29, 2016
Chapter 19 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF NATICK TO LEASE CERTAIN TOWN-OWNED PROPERTY (see House, No. H3645)      Approved by the Governor, January 29, 2016
Chapter 20 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A SELECTMEN – TOWN MANAGER FORM OF GOVERNMENT IN THE TOWN OF WELLESLEY (see House, No. H3883)      Approved by the Governor, January 29, 2016
Chapter 21 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF A SUPERINTENDENT OF STREETS IN THE TOWN OF HARDWICK (see House, No. H3865)      Approved by the Governor, February 4, 2016
Chapter 22 AN ACT RELATIVE TO MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL IN THE CITY OF LAWRENCE (see House, No. H3601)      Approved by the Governor, February 4, 2016
Chapter 23 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN ELECTIONS BY THE CITY COUNCIL IN THE CITY OF LAWRENCE (see House, No. H3600)      Approved by the Governor, February 4, 2016
Chapter 24 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE STANDING COMMITTEE ON HOUSING IN THE CITY OF LAWRENCE (see House, No. H3602)      Approved by the Governor, February 4, 2016
Chapter 25 AN ACT RELATIVE TO PUBLICATION AND PUBLIC HEARING REQUIREMENTS FOR PROPOSED ORDINANCES IN THE CITY OF LAWRENCE (see House, No. H3603)      Approved by the Governor, February 4, 2016
Chapter 26 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF SCITUATE TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND (see House, No. H3599)      Approved by the Governor, February 4, 2016
Chapter 27 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO LEASE A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND IN THE TOWN OF SOUTHBOROUGH (see House, No. H3762)      Approved by the Governor, February 4, 2016
Chapter 28 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF NORTH READING TO CONVEY CERTAIN PARK LAND (see House, No. H3819)      Approved by the Governor, February 5, 2016
Chapter 29 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF TYNGSBOROUGH TO GRANT ADDITIONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES (see House, No. H3691)      Approved by the Governor, February 5, 2016
Chapter 30 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR JANAINA EURIQUES, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES (see House, No. H3900)      Approved by the Governor, February 5, 2016
Chapter 31 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING TANNING FACILITIES (see Senate, No. S1994)      Approved by the Governor, February 5, 2016
Chapter 32 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF LAKEVILLE TO CONVEY CERTAIN PROPERTY TO THE CITY OF TAUNTON. (see House, No. H3789)      Approved by the Governor, February 10, 2016
Chapter 33 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 House, No. H3372)      Approved by the Governor, February 10, 2016
Chapter 34 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR ROGER SWEENEY, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION. (see Senate, No. S2035)      Approved by the Governor, February 10, 2016
Chapter 35 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN OVERPASS IN THE CITY OF FALL RIVER AS THE PATROLMAN EDWARD JOAQUIN MEMORIAL OVERPASS (see House, No. H3794)      Approved by the Governor, February 10, 2016
Chapter 36 AN ACT RELATIVE TO JURIES AND THE OFFICE OF JURY COMMISSIONER. (see House, No. H1354)      Approved by the Governor, February 10, 2016
Chapter 37 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF STOUGHTON TO GRANT 6 LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES (see House, No. H3695)      Approved by the Governor, February 12, 2016
Chapter 38 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR JARED FORGUES, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION (see Senate, No. S2084)      Approved by the Governor, February 12, 2016
Chapter 39 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE DESIGNATION OF CERTAIN STATE ENTITIES (see Senate, No. S2083)      Approved by the Governor, February 12, 2016
Chapter 40 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF SOUTHBOROUGH TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES NOT TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES (see House, No. H3719)      Approved by the Governor, February 12, 2016
Chapter 41 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF SHEFFIELD TO APPOINT CERTAIN MEMBERS TO THE CONSERVATION COMMISSION (see House, No. H3749)      Approved by the Governor, February 12, 2016
Chapter 42 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN BRIDGE IN THE TOWN OF BARNSTABLE AS THE LOUIS KARRAS MEMORIAL BRIDGE (see House, No. H3795)      Approved by the Governor, February 12, 2016
Chapter 43 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE REGIONAL PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS AND DISPATCH CENTER FOR THE CITY OF REVERE AND THE TOWN OF WINTHROP. (see House, No. H3365)      Approved by the Governor, February 17, 2016
Chapter 44 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF NORWOOD TO GRANT ADDITIONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF WINES AND MALT BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H3684)      Approved by the Governor, February 24, 2016
Chapter 45 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE SCHOOL COMMITTEE IN THE CITY OF LAWRENCE. (see House, No. H3604)      Approved by the Governor, February 24, 2016
Chapter 46 An Act authorizing the merger of the Annawon Council, Inc., Boy Scouts of America into the Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America (see Senate, No. S2041)      Approved by the Governor, February 24, 2016
Chapter 47 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF MIDDLEFIELD TO CONTINUE THE EMPLOYMENT OF POLICE CHIEF THOMAS AUSTIN. (see Senate, No. S1941)      Approved by the Governor, March 3, 2016
Chapter 48 AN ACT RELATIVE TO A CERTAIN LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES IN THE CITY OF BEVERLY (see House, No. H3934)      Approved by the Governor, March 4, 2016
Chapter 49 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF FITCHBURG TO USE IMAGECAST PRECINCT TABULATORS AT A SPECIAL STATE PRIMARY (see House, No. H3864)      Approved by the Governor, March 4, 2016
Chapter 50 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE TEMPLETON DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER REUSE COMMITTEE (see Senate, No. S1083)      Approved by the Governor, March 4, 2016
Chapter 51 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR ERIC BURTON, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE SUFFOLK COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT. (see House, No. H3823)      Approved by the Governor, March 8, 2016
Chapter 52 AN ACT RELATIVE TO SUBSTANCE USE, TREATMENT, EDUCATION AND PREVENTION (see House, No. H4056)      Approved by the Governor, March 14, 2016
Chapter 53 AN ACT TO COMPLY WITH THE UNIFORM INTERSTATE FAMILY SUPPORT ACT. (see House, No. H3848)      Approved by the Governor, March 16, 2016
Chapter 54 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING CERTAIN AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN THE EAST BOSTON SECTION OF THE CITY OF BOSTON. (see Senate, No. S1966)      Approved by the Governor, March 16, 2016
Chapter 55 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF HULL TO ISSUE CERTAIN BONDS FOR TERMS OF 30 YEARS. (see House, No. H3855)      Approved by the Governor, March 16, 2016
Chapter 56 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF SHREWSBURY TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES NOT TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H3880)      Approved by the Governor, March 16, 2016
Chapter 57 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF CANTON TO GRANT ADDITIONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES NOT TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H3768)      Approved by the Governor, March 16, 2016
Chapter 58 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF CANTON TO GRANT ADDITIONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H3769)      Approved by the Governor, March 16, 2016
Chapter 59 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR JESSE B. WALKER, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT (see Senate, No. S2129)      Approved by the Governor, March 25, 2016
Chapter 60 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR DIANE RANNO, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND RECREATION (see House, No. H3744)      Approved by the Governor, March 25, 2016
Chapter 61 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR HELEN ANNESE, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT (see House, No. H3958)      Approved by the Governor, March 25, 2016
Chapter 62 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR DENISE MARTINEZ, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE MASSACHUSETTS COMMISSION FOR THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING (see House, No. H4017)      Approved by the Governor, March 25, 2016
Chapter 63 AN ACT RELATIVE TO TOWN MEETINGS IN THE TOWN OF FRAMINGHAM (see House, No. H3195)      Approved by the Governor, March 25, 2016
Chapter 64 AN ACT RELATIVE TO MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE SUSPENSION (see Senate, No. S2021)      Approved by the Governor, March 30, 2016
Chapter 65 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE TOWN ADMINISTRATOR IN THE TOWN OF MILTON (see Senate, No. S1987)      Approved by the Governor, March 31, 2016
Chapter 66 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF BOLTON TO GRANT A LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES (see House, No. H3761)      Approved by the Governor, March 31, 2016
Chapter 67 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF MAYNARD TO GRANT 6 ADDITIONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES AND 1 ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF WINES AND MALT BEVERAGES NOT TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES (see House, No. H3371)      Approved by the Governor, March 31, 2016
Chapter 68 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN BASKETBALL COURT IN THE CITY OF BOSTON AS THE RICHARD "JAZZ" MAFFIE MEMORIAL BASKETBALL COURT (see House, No. H2760)      Approved by the Governor, March 31, 2016
Chapter 69 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE APPOINTMENT AND REMOVAL OF CERTAIN PERSONNEL IN DARTMOUTH FIRE DISTRICT NUMBER TWO. (see House, No. H3875)      Approved by the Governor, March 31, 2016
Chapter 70 AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2016 TO PROVIDE FOR SUPPLEMENTING CERTAIN EXISTING APPROPRIATIONS AND FOR CERTAIN OTHER ACTIVITIES AND PROJECTS (see House, No. H4116)      Approved by the Governor, April 1, 2016
Chapter 71 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE ANNUAL TOWN ELECTIONS AND SPECIAL STATE ELECTION IN THE TOWNS OF HULL, MARSHFIELD AND NORWELL (see House, No. H4043)      Approved by the Governor, April 4, 2016
Chapter 72 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE STREET CLOSURE PERMITTING PROCESS IN THE CITY OF BOSTON. (see House, No. H3729)      Approved by the Governor, April 7, 2016
Chapter 73 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY KNOWN AS THE TOWN OF WATERTOWN TO GRANT 15 ADDITIONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H3975)      Approved by the Governor, April 7, 2016
Chapter 74 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR ROBERT FOTHERGILL, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT. (see House, No. H4006)      Approved by the Governor, April 7, 2016
Chapter 75 AN ACT RELATIVE TO SOLAR ENERGY. (see Senate, No. S1979)      Approved by the Governor, April 11, 2016
Chapter 76 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN BRIDGE IN THE WEST ROXBURY SECTION OF THE CITY OF BOSTON AS THE PAUL C. MCLAUGHLIN BRIDGE. (see House, No. H3636)      Approved by the Governor, April 13, 2016
Chapter 77 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING SURVIVORS’ PENSION BENEFITS AND QUALIFIED DOMESTIC RELATIONS ORDERS. (see House, No. H3971)      Approved by the Governor, April 13, 2016
Chapter 78 AN ACT FINANCING IMPROVEMENTS TO CERTAIN MUNICIPAL ROADS. (see House, No. H4133)      Approved by the Governor, April 14, 2016
Chapter 79 AN ACT DESIGNATING THE SUNDAY PRECEDING THE THIRD MONDAY IN APRIL AS FIRST RESPONDER DAY. (see House, No. H4161)      Approved by the Governor, April 15, 2016
Chapter 80 AN ACT REGULATING PRELIMINARY ELECTIONS IN THE CITY OF GLOUCESTER. (see Senate, No. S45)      Approved by the Governor, April 15, 2016
Chapter 81 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR BRIAN SHEEHAN, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE MIDDLESEX SHERIFF'S OFFICE. (see House, No. H3921)      Approved by the Governor, April 19, 2016
Chapter 82 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COMMUNITY ENHANCEMENT FEE STABILIZATION FUND IN THE CITY OF EVERETT. (see House, No. H3831)      Approved by the Governor, April 20, 2016
Chapter 83 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ANNUAL OBSERVANCE OF THE MONTH OF MAY AS THE OFFICIAL MONTH OF KINDNESS (see House, No. H2747)      Approved by the Governor, April 22, 2016
Chapter 84 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF BEDFORD TO GRANT 8 ADDITIONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES (see House, No. H3802)      Approved by the Governor, April 22, 2016
Chapter 85 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR NICOLE MEDINA, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH (see House, No. H3874)      Approved by the Governor, April 22, 2016
Chapter 86 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN TRAFFIC ISLAND IN THE TOWN OF HINGHAM AS THE FRANK MASSA MEMORIAL ISLAND (see House, No. H3808)      Approved by the Governor, April 28, 2016
Chapter 87 AN ACT DESIGNATING THE MASSACHUSETTS HOSPITAL SCHOOL AS THE PAPPAS REHABILITATION HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN (see House, No. H2739)      Approved by the Governor, April 28, 2016
Chapter 88 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE POSITION OF HIGHWAY SURVEYOR IN THE TOWN OF HANSON (see House, No. H3738)      Approved by the Governor, April 28, 2016
Chapter 89 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF SAUGUS TO DESIGNATE A CHECK-OFF BOX ON ITS TAX BILLS FOR THE SAUGUS VETERANS RELIEF FUND (see House, No. H4031)      Approved by the Governor, April 28, 2016
Chapter 90 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE DATE OF TOWN ELECTIONS IN THE TOWN OF SOUTHBRIDGE. (see House, No. H3998)      Approved by the Governor, May 4, 2016
Chapter 91 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE USE OF LEGAL COUNSEL BY THE TOWN OF SOUTHBRIDGE. (see House, No. H3999)      Approved by the Governor, May 4, 2016
Chapter 92 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS IN THE TOWN OF SOUTHBRIDGE. (see House, No. H4000)      Approved by the Governor, May 4, 2016
Chapter 93 AN ACT RELATIVE TO QUASI-JUDICIAL BOARDS IN THE TOWN OF SOUTHBRIDGE. (see House, No. H4002)      Approved by the Governor, May 4, 2016
Chapter 94 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE REMOVAL OF THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS IN THE TOWN OF SOUTHBRIDGE. (see House, No. H4001)      Approved by the Governor, May 4, 2016
Chapter 95 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF STERLING TO GRANT CERTAIN NITROGEN LOADING EASEMENTS. (see House, No. H3244)      Approved by the Governor, May 6, 2016
Chapter 96 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE COMMISSIONER OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND TO THE TOWN OF ACTON. (see House, No. H3792)      Approved by the Governor, May 6, 2016
Chapter 97 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF MILTON TO ISSUE AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES OF A CERTAIN RESTAURANT. (see Senate, No. S2051)      Approved by the Governor, May 6, 2016
Chapter 98 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR LEANNA BABINEAU, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES. (see House, No. H4123)      Approved by the Governor, May 6, 2016
Chapter 99 AN ACT RELATIVE TO HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION. (see House, No. H4022)      Approved by the Governor, May 6, 2016
Chapter 100 AN ACT VALIDATING THE ACTIONS TAKEN AT A CERTAIN TOWN MEETING HELD IN THE TOWN OF ROCHESTER (see House, No. H3918)      Approved by the Governor, May 12, 2016
Chapter 101 AN ACT AMENDING THE TOWN MANAGER ACT OF ARLINGTON AUTHORIZING THE TOWN MANAGER TO APPOINT THE DIRECTOR OF ASSESSMENTS (see Senate, No. S1934)      Approved by the Governor, May 12, 2016
Chapter 102 AN ACT FURTHER DEFINING A QUORUM OF A PUBLIC BODY IN THE TOWN OF MILTON (see Senate, No. S2001)      Approved by the Governor, May 12, 2016
Chapter 103 AN ACT DESIGNATING COURTROOM G WITHIN THE FIRST DISTRICT COURT OF ESSEX COUNTY IN THE CITY OF SALEM AS THE DAVID T. DOYLE COURTROOM (see Senate, No. S866)      Approved by the Governor, May 12, 2016
Chapter 104 AN ACT INCREASING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN OF THE TOWN OF MILTON (see Senate, No. S2112)      Approved by the Governor, May 12, 2016
Chapter 105 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR DONNA JUAREZ, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES (see House, No. H4055)      Approved by the Governor, May 12, 2016
Chapter 106 AN ACT REVISING THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF SWAMPSCOTT (see Senate, No. S2206)      Approved by the Governor, May 13, 2016
Chapter 107 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR SHANNON WILKINS, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. (see House, No. H4122)      Approved by the Governor, May 17, 2016
Chapter 108 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF SHARON TO ABATE CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY TAXES (see House, No. H3595)      Approved by the Governor, May 19, 2016
Chapter 109 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF NORTHAMPTON TO GRANT ADDITIONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H4042)      Approved by the Governor, May 20, 2016
Chapter 110 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR KELLI MURPHY, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TRIAL COURT (see House, No. H4288)      Approved by the Governor, May 20, 2016
Chapter 111 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR RECALL ELECTIONS IN THE TOWN OF SHIRLEY (see House, No. H3784)      Approved by the Governor, May 20, 2016
Chapter 112 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CANOE RIVER AQUIFER ADVISORY COMMITTEE (see House, No. H3800)      Approved by the Governor, May 20, 2016
Chapter 113 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR MIRANDA MARIE FLANAGAN, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (see House, No. H4124)      Approved by the Governor, May 24, 2016
Chapter 114 AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE EXECUTIVE POWERS OF THE BOARD OF WATER AND SEWER COMMISSIONERS IN THE TOWN OF FOXBOROUGH (see House, No. H3582)      Approved by the Governor, May 24, 2016
Chapter 115 AN ACT RELATIVE TO EQUITABLE HEALTH CARE PRICING (see House, No. H4348)      Approved by the Governor, May 31, 2016
Chapter 116 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE NANTUCKET MEMORIAL AIRPORT FUEL REVOLVING ACCOUNT. (see House, No. H1858)      Approved by the Governor, June 3, 2016
Chapter 117 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF HARWICH. (see House, No. H3708)      Approved by the Governor, June 3, 2016
Chapter 118 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR EVELENA BROWN, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES. (see Senate, No. S2238)      Approved by the Governor, June 3, 2016
Chapter 119 AN ACT RELATIVE TO SIGNING OF WARRANTS FOR PAYMENT IN THE TOWN OF TYNGSBOROUGH. (see House, No. H3641)      Approved by the Governor, June 3, 2016
Chapter 120 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE FORM OF REPRESENTATIVE TOWN GOVERNMENT IN THE TOWN OF NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH. (see House, No. H3853)      Approved by the Governor, June 3, 2016
Chapter 121 AN ACT TO IMPROVE PUBLIC RECORDS. (see House, No. H4333)      Approved by the Governor, June 6, 2016
Chapter 122 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF EASTHAMPTON TO GRANT 8 ADDITIONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES (see Senate, No. S2284)      Approved by the Governor, June 10, 2016
Chapter 123 AN ACT DESIGNATING A CERTAIN BRIDGE IN THE TOWN OF HARWICH AS THE UNITED STATES NAVY LIEUTENANT JUNIOR GRADE RALPH WALLACE BURNS MEMORIAL BRIDGE. (see House, No. H3801)      Approved by the Governor, June 17, 2016
Chapter 124 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR LAURIE GODWIN, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH SERVICES. (see House, No. H4189)      Approved by the Governor, June 17, 2016
Chapter 125 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE SOUTH ESSEX SEWERAGE DISTRICT BOARD. (see House, No. H4007)      Approved by the Governor, June 17, 2016
Chapter 126 AN ACT INCREASING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD OF HEALTH IN THE TOWN OF FRAMINGHAM. (see House, No. H3977)      Approved by the Governor, June 22, 2016
Chapter 127 AN ACT MAKING CERTAIN APPROPRIATIONS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2017 BEFORE FINAL ACTION ON THE GENERAL APPROPRIATION BILL. (see House, No. H4425)      Approved by the Governor, June 27, 2016
Chapter 128 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE OLMSTED PARK IMPROVEMENT FUND. (see House, No. H4023)      Approved by the Governor, July 1, 2016
Chapter 129 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF LAWRENCE TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM FOR ENFORCEMENT AGAINST ILLEGAL DUMPING. (see House, No. H3860)      Approved by the Governor, July 7, 2016
Chapter 130 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE DISPOSITION OF A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND IN THE TOWN OF BELCHERTOWN. (see House, No. H4131)      Approved by the Governor, July 7, 2016
Chapter 131 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR PAUL SINKIEWICZ, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH SERVICES. (see House, No. H4035)      Approved by the Governor, July 7, 2016
Chapter 132 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR DAVID J. SAULNIER, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE MIDDLESEX SHERIFF’S OFFICE. (see House, No. H4291)      Approved by the Governor, July 7, 2016
Chapter 134 AN ACT RELATIVE TO TRANSGENDER ANTI-DISCRIMINATION. (see Senate, No. S2407)      Approved by the Governor, July 8, 2016
Chapter 135 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF FALMOUTH TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND TO THE WEST FALMOUTH LIBRARY, INC. (see House, No. H3976)      Approved by the Governor, July 8, 2016
Chapter 136 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF MONTAGUE TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H3783)      Approved by the Governor, July 8, 2016
Chapter 137 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF LINCOLN TO GRANT A LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES. (see House, No. H3711)      Approved by the Governor, July 8, 2016
Chapter 138 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR PATRICIA BARRY, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH. (see House, No. H4266)      Approved by the Governor, July 8, 2016
Chapter 139 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR RICK FRENI, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. (see House, No. H4267)      Approved by the Governor, July 8, 2016
Chapter 140 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR JEAN BARRON, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. (see House, No. H4301)      Approved by the Governor, July 8, 2016
Chapter 141 AN ACT RELATIVE TO HOUSING, OPERATIONS, MILITARY SERVICE, AND ENRICHMENT. (see House, No. H4285)      Approved by the Governor, July 14, 2016
Chapter 142 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IN THE CITY OF SOMERVILLE. (see House, No. H4184)      Approved by the Governor, July 14, 2016
Chapter 143 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF ATHOL TO ESTABLISH A SPECIAL FUND FOR THE REHABILITATION OF CERTAIN PROPERTIES. (see Senate, No. S31)      Approved by the Governor, July 14, 2016
Chapter 144 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SPECIAL FUND FOR RECAPTURED FUNDS FROM DEMOLITION LIENS OR RELATED GRANTS IN THE TOWN OF ATHOL. (see Senate, No. S32)      Approved by the Governor, July 14, 2016
Chapter 145 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OF CERTAIN LAND OF THE MASSACHUSETTS BAY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY IN THE CITY OF REVERE TO THE CITY OF REVERE. (see Senate, No. S2353)      Approved by the Governor, July 14, 2016
Chapter 146 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF ANDOVER SCHOOL DISTRICT TO CONVEY A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND. (see Senate, No. S1983)      Approved by the Governor, July 14, 2016
Chapter 147 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF PELHAM TO CONTINUE THE EMPLOYMENT OF RAYMOND A. MURPHY, JR. AS FIRE CHIEF. (see House, No. H3575)      Approved by the Governor, July 14, 2016
Chapter 148 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CONVEYANCE OF A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND IN THE TOWN OF LYNNFIELD. (see House, No. H3834)      Approved by the Governor, July 14, 2016
Chapter 149 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO CONVEY CERTAIN PARCELS OF LAND IN THE TOWN OF FRAMINGHAM. (see House, No. H3939)      Approved by the Governor, July 14, 2016
Chapter 150 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR JODI PARIS ANASTOS, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE OPERATIONAL SERVICES DIVISION. (see Senate, No. S2312)      Approved by the Governor, July 14, 2016
Chapter 151 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A COUNTY STABILIZATION FUND. (see Senate, No. S1064)      Approved by the Governor, July 14, 2016
Chapter 152 AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS FOR EXPENDITURES MADE TO SUPPORT OR OPPOSE CANDIDATES BY CERTAIN COMMITTEES. (see House, No. H541)      Approved by the Governor, July 14, 2016
Chapter 153 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF MEDFORD TO USE CERTAIN LAND FOR ANY MUNICIPAL PURPOSE. (see House, No. H4246)      Approved by the Governor, July 14, 2016
Chapter 154 AN ACT RELATIVE TO NICKERSON STATE PARK. (see House, No. H4451)      Approved by the Governor, July 14, 2016
Chapter 155 AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2016 TO PROVIDE FOR SUPPLEMENTING CERTAIN EXISTING APPROPRIATIONS. (see House, No. H4512)      Approved by the Governor, July 21, 2016
Chapter 156 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION LIMITS FOR CERTAIN CANDIDATES RUNNING FOR OFFICE IN A STATE ELECTION (see House, No. H542)      Approved by the Governor, July 22, 2016
Chapter 157 AN ACT RELATIVE TO A DEPARTMENT OF TRANSITIONAL ASSISTANCE FRAUD DETECTION REPORT. (see House, No. H4496)      Approved by the Governor, July 22, 2016
Chapter 158 AN ACT RELATIVE TO A FEASIBILITY REPORT ON THE INCLUSION OF SPOUSES AS PAID CAREGIVERS (see House, No. H4499)      Approved by the Governor, July 22, 2016
Chapter 159 AN ACT RELATIVE TO LOW-INCOME TAXPAYER CLINICS (see House, No. H4485)      Approved by the Governor, July 22, 2016
Chapter 160 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MASSACHUSETTS CHILD PSYCHIATRY ACCESS PROGRAM (see House, No. H4487)      Approved by the Governor, July 22, 2016
Chapter 161 AN ACT RELATIVE TO PROTECTIVE CUSTODY (see House, No. H4490)      Approved by the Governor, July 22, 2016
Chapter 162 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE OFFICE OF THE CHILD ADVOCATE (see House, No. H4486)      Approved by the Governor, July 22, 2016
Chapter 163 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF BELLINGHAM TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES NOT TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES (see Senate, No. S148)      Approved by the Governor, July 22, 2016
Chapter 164 AN ACT RELATIVE TO MBTA FARE INCREASES (see House, No. H4492)      Approved by the Governor, July 22, 2016
Chapter 165 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF NANTUCKET TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND HELD FOR OPEN SPACE, RECREATIONAL OR CONSERVATION PURPOSES TO THE NANTUCKET ISLANDS LAND BANK AND MADAKET CONSERVATION TRUST FOR OPEN SPACE, RECREATIONAL OR CONSERVATION PURPOSES (see Senate, No. S1935)      Approved by the Governor, July 22, 2016
Chapter 166 AN ACT RELATIVE TO SEGREGATED RESERVE FUNDS IN THE CITY OF BOSTON (see Senate, No. S1999)      Approved by the Governor, July 22, 2016
Chapter 167 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR CHRISTOPHER MULLEN, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE HAMPSHIRE SHERIFF’S OFFICE (see House, No. H4292)      Approved by the Governor, July 22, 2016
Chapter 168 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE RETIREMENT BENEFITS OF CERTAIN EMPLOYEES OF THE TOWN OF ERVING (see Senate, No. S2227)      Approved by the Governor, July 22, 2016
Chapter 169 AN ACT RELATIVE TO MUNICIPALITY REIMBURSEMENT (see House, No. H4503)      Approved by the Governor, July 25, 2016
Chapter 170 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE HEALTH INSURANCE OF CERTAIN ELECTED INDIVIDUALS IN THE TOWN OF TYRINGHAM (see House, No. H3649)      Approved by the Governor, July 25, 2016
Chapter 171 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR MICHELLE KANNLER, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH (see House, No. H4437)      Approved by the Governor, July 25, 2016
Chapter 172 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE FEDERAL REAL ID LAW (see House, No. H4488)      Approved by the Governor, July 25, 2016
Chapter 173 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BERKSHIRE COUNTY REGIONAL HOUSING AUTHORITY (see Senate, No. S693)      Approved by the Governor, July 25, 2016
Chapter 175 AN ACT VALIDATING THE ACTIONS TAKEN AT A SPECIAL TOWN MEETING HELD IN THE TOWN OF TEMPLETON (see House, No. H4439)      Approved by the Governor, July 28, 2016