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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT FURTHER DEFINING A QUORUM OF A PUBLIC BODY IN THE TOWN OF MILTON

      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.  (a) Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, in circumstances in the town of Milton where a quorum of a public body requires a simple majority of the members of that public body, the quorum shall be a simple majority of the members appointed to that public body rather than a simple majority of all of the members of that public body as authorized.
     (b) For the purposes of this act, “public body” shall mean a multiple member board, commission, committee or subcommittee within the executive or legislative branch of the town of Milton, however established, appointed or otherwise constituted, to serve a public purpose; provided, however, that “public body” shall not include a multiple member board, commission, committee or subcommittee whose members are elected by the registered voters of the town.
     SECTION 2.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, May 12, 2016.