Town of Barre, MA
Worcester County
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§ A601-1 Acceptances of General Laws [From 1892 to the present]

MGL Reference
Date/Art. No.
Subject
c. 32, § 85H 1/2
6-12-2000/34
Pension rights; indemnification for injuries; widow's allowance
c. 32B (certain portions)[1]
3-4-1968 Election/Ques. 1
Contributory group life insurance, accidental death, hospital and medical insurance
c. 32B, § 18A
2-6-2012/8
Transfer of retiree, spouse or dependent to Medicare health plan
c. 32B, § 20
6-21-2010/15
Post-Employment Benefits Liability Trust Fund
c. 39, § 23D
6-18-2013/20
The Mullin Rule
c. 40, § 22D
2-22-1982/5
Towing of illegally parked vehicles impeding snow removal
c. 40, § 39K
5-30-1989/32
Drinking water protection district
c. 40, § 42-A
3-7-1936/35
Collection of water rates
c. 40, § 42A-E
6-10-1996/44
Collection of water fees
c. 40, § 4G
5-18-1985/15
Increase bidding limit from $2,000 to $4,000 (Rescinded 5-14-1990/32)
c. 40, § 57
6-10-1996/64
Licenses and permits of delinquent taxpayers
c. 40, § 6B
3-9-1963/20
Authorize money for purchase uniforms for members of Police and Fire Departments
c. 40, § 8a (Ch. 297, Acts of 1954, amended by Ch. 102, Acts of 1955)
5-22-1971/10
Establish a Development and Industrial Commission
c. 40, § 8C
7-9-1973/12
Establish Conservation Commission
c. 40, § 8E
6-14-1999/49
Establishment of Youth Commission
c. 40, § 8G
5-17-1980/26
Mutual police aid agreements
c. 40, § 22F
6-13-1994/19
Fixing of reasonable charges for service performed by boards and officers issuing licenses, etc.
c. 41, §§ 19K and 108P
6-17-2002/35
Allow additional compensation for the Town Treasurer, Town Clerk and Town Collector upon certification
c. 41, §  110A
6-11-2007/17
Closing of Town offices on Saturdays permitted
c. 41, § 110I
5-15-1976/28
Indemnification of municipal officers
c. 41, § 112A
6-22-1976/8
Separation from service of war veterans holding unclassified positions
c. 41, § 41B
6-14-1999/48
Authorize Treasurer to directly deposit compensation of any employee who authorizes such direct deposit
c. 41, § 97A
3-11-1961/23
Establishment of Police Department by Selectmen
c. 43D, as amended by Ch. 205, § 11, Acts of 2006
1-31-2011/12
Expedited permitting
c. 44, § 53C
3-10-1973/21
Establish fund for control of off-duty police fees
c. 44, § 53E (Ch. 339, Acts of 1981)
2-7-1983/9
Offsetting of appropriations for operating costs of agencies by estimated receipts from user fees charged by agency
c. 48, §§ 42, 43 and 44
3-8-1952/27
Establishment of Fire Department
c. 53, § 9A
6-9-2003/33
Relative to the deadline to obtain nomination papers for elective office
c. 54, § 16A
6-9-2008/24
Filling election worker vacancies by Town Clerk
c. 54, § 103A
3-7-1964/16
Absentee voting in town elections
c. 59, § 5, Cl. 17 1/2 as amended by Ch. 73, Acts of 1986
5-30-1989/26
Property tax exemption
c. 59, § 5, Cl. 17C (amended by Ch. 653, Acts of 1982)
6-18-1983/13
Property tax exemption
c. 59, § 5, Cl. 17D
6-14-2004/27
Relative to elderly tax abatements for fiscal 2005 and thereafter
c. 59, § 5, Cl. 41C as amended by Ch. 73, Acts of 1986
5-30-1989/27
Property tax exemption
c. 59, § 5, Cl. 54
6-9-2008/21
Establish a minimum value of $10,000 for personal property subject to taxation, the so-called “Small Personal Property Account Exemption,” beginning in FY 2010
c. 59, § 5K
6-11-2007/20
Establishment of senior tax work-off program beginning in FY 2008
c. 59, § 57B (Ch. 402, Acts of 1987)
5-14-1990/35
Interest on unpaid real estate and personal property taxes effective in FY 91
c. 59, § 57C
11-5-2007/4
Establishment of quarterly tax payment system beginning in FY 2009
c. 71, § 16 through 16I
2-2-1963/1
Establishment of Regional School District
c. 80, § 13B
4-11-1988/17
Deferral and recovery agreements (betterments)
c. 83, §§ 16A and 16B-F
6-17-1991/10
Sewer rates and charges
c. 90, § 20A
11-2-1981/10
Parking violations and fines (Rescinded 2-22-1982/3)
c. 90, § 20A1/2
2-22-1982/4
Parking violations and fines
c. 90, § 20C
4-7-1975/32
Outstanding unpaid parking violations
c. 90, § 22B
6-17-2014/20
Abandoned vehicles
c. 131, § 105C
8-30-1934/10
Suspend operation of statute regulating use of traps to capture fur-bearing animals
c. 136, § 4B, as amended by Ch. 207, Acts of 1946
10-18-1946/1
Authorize Selectmen to grant licenses for operation of bowling alleys on Lord's day
c. 139, §§ 1, 2 and 3
11-28-1966/11
Disposal of burned or dangerous buildings
c. 140, § 147A
6-13-1994/40
Enactment of bylaws and setting of fees relative to dogs
c. 147, §§ 32 through 51
3-7-1936/34
Legalization of boxing
c. 148, § 26C
6-18-1983/11
Smoke and heat detectors in apartment houses, hotels and boardinghouses
c. 148, § 26E
6-12-2000/35
Smoke detectors in residential buildings
c. 148, § 26G
6-18-1983/12
Automatic sprinkler systems in new buildings of more than 7,500 gross square feet
c. 148, § 26I
5-20-1991/22
Installation of automatic sprinklers in buildings containing four or more dwelling units
c. 149, § 33C
3-10-1973/14
Overtime compensation of permanent employees
c. 258, § 13
4-7-1980 Election/Ques. 3
Indemnification of town officers
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Editor's Note: Article 11 adopted at the 1-31-2011 STM provided that all retirees retiring after acceptance of MGL c. 32B, § 18A, their spouses and dependents who are enrolled in Medicare Part A at no cost to retirees, their spouses or dependents, or eligible for coverage hereunder at no cost to retirees, their spouses or dependents, be required to enroll in a Medicare health benefits supplement plan offered by the Town.

§ A601-2 Acceptances of Acts [From 1892 to the present]

Chapter/Acts of
Date/Art. No.
Subject
Ch. 27, §§ 64 through 68
3-5-1894/14
Ch. 417, §§ 267 and 268, Acts of 1893
3-2-1896/17
Australian ballot system
Ch. 264, Acts of 1890
4-4-1898/3
Cemetery Commission (Rescinded 11-18-2014/4)
Ch. 11, § 335
3-3-1902/16
Election of Clerk for three-year term
Ch. 209, Acts of 1908
3-1-1909/11
Protection of forests and sprout lands from fire
Ch. 560, Acts of 1907, § 364
3-6-1911/14
Election of Highway Surveyor
Ch. 560, Acts of 1907, § 359
1-11-1912/3
Elect Moderator for three-year term
Ch. 807, Acts of 1913
3-1-1915/19
Compensation of certain public employees for injuries
Ch. 293, Acts of 1916
3-5-1917/16
Licensing of motor vehicles carrying passengers for hire
Ch. 240, Acts of 1920
3-7-1921/Ques. 2
Sports and games on Lord's day
Ch. 240, Acts of 1920
3-6-1922/Ques. 2
Sports and games on Lord's day
Ch. 248, Acts of 1934
8-30-1934/6
Felton Field Commission
Ch. 723, Acts of 1945
12-19-1945/7
Establish and maintain departments and districts for furnishing advice and assistance to veterans
Ch. 403, Acts of 1936
9-29-1950/7
Workmen's compensation
Ch. 820, Acts of 1950
3-10-1951/25
Ch. 624, Acts of 1952
11-29-1952/1
Increase retirement allowance and pensions to persons separated from town service prior to 4-1-1951
Ch. 434, Acts of 1953
8-24-1953/4
Rent control
Ch. 568, Acts of 1964, as amended by Ch. 543, Acts of 1965
11-2-1965/2
Establishment of Regional School District
Ch. 835, Acts of 1970
3-11-1972/15
Career incentive pay program for police officers; partial reimbursement by commonwealth
1979 Act of General Court
4-7-1980 Election/Ques. 2
Recall and removal elections
Ch. 477, Acts of 1984
4-29-1985/7
Exemption from public bidding laws when purchasing materials from other governmental agencies
Ch. 188, § 13, Acts of 1985
10-28-1985/9
Professional development grant program for Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School
Ch. 188, § 12, Acts of 1985
10-28-1985/10
Equal education opportunity grant for Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School
Ch. 188, § 12, Acts of 1985
5-16-1987/24
Equal education opportunity grant for Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School
Ch. 640, Acts of 1985
5-16-1987/28
Ch. 188, § 12, Acts of 1985
6-22-1987/9
Equal education opportunity grant for Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School
Ch. 188, § 12, Acts of 1985
4-11-1988/14
Equal education opportunity grant for Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School for FY89
Ch. 56, Acts of 1988
6-27-1988/6
Authorize Town of Barre to establish a Department of Public Works
Ch. 188, Acts of 1985
4-11-1988/14
Equal education opportunity grant for FY90 to be expended by Quabbin Regional School District
Ch. 188, § 12, Acts of 1985
5-30-1989/31
Equal education opportunity grant for Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School
Ch. 188, § 12, Acts of 1985
5-14-1990/33 (no final vote indicated)
Equal education opportunity grant for FY91 Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School
Ch. 291, Acts of 1990
5-20-1991/8
Enhanced 911 service
Ch. 188, § 12, Acts of 1985
5-20-1991/38
Equal education opportunity grant for FY92 for Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School
Ch. 188, § 12, Acts of 1985
5-18-1992/48
Equal education opportunity grant for FY93 for Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School
Ch. 188, § 12, Acts of 1985
6-14-1993/29
Equal education opportunity grant for FY94 for Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School
Ch. 324, Acts of 1993
6-13-1994/37
Regulating employment of certain building officials
Ch. 481, Acts of 1993
6-13-1994/43
Permit common victualers licensed to sell wine and malt beverages to also sell liquors and cordials
Ch. 46, § 12, Acts of 2003
6-14-2004/12
Further defines definition of "employee" in MGL c. 32B, § 12, pertaining to members of a call fire department
Ch. 7, Acts of 2011
1-31-2011/15
Appointment of a Treasurer-Collector