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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT CHANGING THE NAME OF THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN IN THE TOWN OF LEXINGTON TO THE SELECT BOARD

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 215 of the acts of 1929, as most recently amended by section 1 of chapter 132 of the acts of 1989, is hereby further amended by striking out the word “selectmen”, each time it appears, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 2. The first sentence of the first paragraph of section 3 of chapter 215 of the acts of 1929, as most recently amended by chapter 117 of the acts of 2019, is hereby further amended by striking out the words “boards of selectmen and” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board and board of.

SECTION 3. Section 5 of said chapter 215 is hereby amended by striking out the word “selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 4. The second sentence of section 8 of said chapter 215, as appearing in chapter 108 of the acts of 2008, is hereby amended by striking out the word “selectmen”, each time it appears, and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 5. Section 1 of chapter 753 of the acts of 1968 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 6. The third sentence of the second paragraph of said section 1 of said chapter 753 is hereby amended by striking out the word “selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 7. Subsection (a) of section 2 of said chapter 753 is hereby amended by striking out the word “selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 8. Subsection (b) of said section 2 of said chapter 753 is hereby amended by striking out the word “selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 9. Subsection (d) of said section 2 of said chapter 753, inserted by section 1 of chapter 284 of the acts of 1976, is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 10. Subsection (e) of said section 2 of said chapter 753, inserted by section 1 of chapter 120 of the acts of 1985, is hereby amended by striking out the word “selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 11. Subsection (f) of said section 2 of said chapter 753 is hereby amended by striking out the word “selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 12. Section 4 of said chapter 753 is hereby amended by striking out the word “selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 13. Section 5 of said chapter 753, as most recently amended by section 4 of chapter 120 of the acts of 1985, is hereby further amended by striking out the word “selectmen”, each time it appears, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 14. Section 6 of said chapter 753 is hereby amended by striking out the word “selectmen”, each time it appears, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 15. Section 7 of said chapter 753, as amended by section 5 of chapter 120 of the acts of 1985, is hereby further amended by striking out the word “selectmen”, the first, second, third, fifth, sixth and seventh times it appears, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 16. Said section 7 of said chapter 753, as so amended, is hereby further amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 17. Section 8 of said chapter 753 is hereby amended by striking out the word “selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 18. Section 9 of said chapter 753 is hereby amended by striking out the word “selectmen”, the first, second, third, fourth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth times it appears, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 19. Subsection (h) of said section 9 of said chapter 753 is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 20. Section 10 of said chapter 753 is hereby amended by striking out the word “selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 21. Section 11 of said chapter 753 is hereby amended by striking out the word “selectmen”, each time it appears, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 22. Section 12 of said chapter 753, inserted by section 6 of chapter 120 of the acts of 1985, is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 23. Said section 12 of said chapter 753, as so inserted, is hereby further amended by striking out the word “selectmen”, the second and third times it appears, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 24. Section 13 of said chapter 753, as inserted by section 7 of said chapter 120, is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 25. Said section 13 of said chapter 753, as so inserted, is hereby amended by striking out the word “selectmen”, the second, third and fourth times it appears, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 26. The title of section 14 of said chapter 753 is hereby amended by striking out the word “selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- the select board.

SECTION 27. Said section 14 of said chapter 753 is hereby amended by striking out the word “selectmen”, each time it appears, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 28. Section 19 of said chapter 753 is hereby amended by striking out the word “selectmen”, the first, second, third, fifth and sixth times it appears, and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- select board.

SECTION 29. Said section 19 of said chapter 753 is hereby amended by striking out the words “board of selectmen” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- select board.

SECTION 30. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the executive body of the town of Lexington, previously known as the board of selectmen, shall be known as the select board and shall have the powers and authority of a board of selectmen under any general or special law.

SECTION 31. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, January 14, 2019.