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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT MAKING THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF NANTUCKET GENDER NEUTRAL

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.  The second paragraph of section 2.1 of article II of the charter of the town of Nantucket, which is on file in the office of the archivist of the commonwealth, as provided in section 12 of chapter 43B of the General Laws, is hereby amended by striking out the words “Board of Selectmen”, each time they appear, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board. 

SECTION 2.  Clause (b) of the third paragraph of said section 2.1 of said article II of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “Board of Selectmen”, each time they appear, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 3.  Subsection (a) of section 2.5 of said article II of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “Board of Selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 4.  Subsection (b) of said section 2.5 of said article II of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “Board of Selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 5.  Subsection (c) of said section 2.5 of said article II of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “Board of Selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 6.  Article III of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the title and inserting in place thereof the following title:- Select Board. 

SECTION 7.  Section 3.1 of said article III of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “Board of Selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 8.  The introductory paragraph of section 3.2 of said article III of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “Board of Selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 9.  Clause (a) of said section 3.2 of said article III of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “Board of Selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 10.  Clause (b) of said section 3.2 of said article III of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “Board of Selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 11.  Clause (d) of said section 3.2 of said article III of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “Board of Selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 12.  Section 3.3 of said article III of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “Board of Selectmen”, each time they appear, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 13.  Section 3.4 of said article III of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the title and inserting in place thereof the following title:-  Appointment Powers of the Select Board.

SECTION 14.  Subsection (a) of said section 3.4 of said article III of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “Board of Selectmen”, each time they appear, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 15.  Subsection (b) of said section 3.4 of said article III of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “Board of Selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 16.  The title of section 3.5 of said article III of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the word “selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:-  Select Board.

SECTION 17.  The introductory paragraph of said section 3.5 of said article III of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “Board of Selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 18.  Clause (c) of said section 3.5 of said article III of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “Board of Selectmen”, each time they appear, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 19.  Clause (g) of said section 3.5 of said article III of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the word “and”, the last time it appears.

SECTION 20.  Clause (h) of said section 3.5 of said article III of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the word “Commonwealth.” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- commonwealth; and.

SECTION 21.  Said section 3.5 of said article III of said charter is hereby further amended by adding the following clause:-

(i)  The select board shall have the full role of and all of the powers and authority of a board of selectmen under any general or special law and its members and officers shall have the full role of and all of the powers and authority of the members and officers of a board of selectmen under any general or special law.

SECTION 22.  The title of section 4.1 of article IV of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the word “selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:-  the select board.

SECTION 23.  Subsection (b) of said section 4.1 of said article IV of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “Board of Selectmen”, each time they appear, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 24.  Subsection (c) of said section 4.1 of said article IV of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the word “Selectmen”, the first time it appears, and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board members.

SECTION 25.  Said subsection (c) of said section 4.1 of said article IV of said charter is hereby further amended by striking out the words “Board of Selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 26.  Subsection (a) of section 4.2 of said article IV of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “Board of Selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 27.  Subsection (c) of said section 4.2 of said article IV of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “Board of Selectmen”, each time they appear, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 28.  Subsection (d) of said section 4.2 of said article IV of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “Board of Selectmen”, each time they appear, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 29.  Clause (a) of section 4.3 of said article IV of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “Board of Selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 30.  Clause (b) of said section 4.3 of said article IV of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “Board of Selectmen”, each time they appear, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 31.  Clause (d) of said section 4.3 of said article IV of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “Board of Selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 32.  The title of section 5.2 of article V of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the word “Selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- Select Board Members.

SECTION 33.  Said section 5.2 of said article V of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the word “Selectman”, the first time it appears, and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board member.

SECTION 34.  Said section 5.2 of said article V of said charter is hereby further amended by striking out the words “Board of Selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 35.  Subsection (b) of section 5.4 of said article V of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “Board of Selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 36.  Subsection (d) of said section 5.4 of said article V of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “Board of Selectmen”, each time they appear, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 37.  Subsection (b) of section 6.4 of article VI of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “Board of Selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 38.  Subsection (b) of section 6.5 of said article VI of said charter is hereby amended by striking out the words “Board of Selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 39.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, November 13, 2019.