City of Amesbury, MA
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Amesbury as Art. 43 of the 1990 Bylaws. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Special acts — See Ch. A505.
This purpose of this chapter is to define uniform procedures of the Municipal Council to seek the passage of legislation, special acts, home rule petitions and the like and to enable the residents of the Town of Amesbury to be more fully informed as to the status of said legislation and its effect on the community.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
LOCAL MEDIA
A newspaper, a cable station or a radio station of general circulation or broadcast within the City.[1]
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Editor's Note: The definition of "Town officer" which immediately followed this definition was deleted at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
The Mayor and City officers, with permission of the Municipal Council, may seek the passage of legislation by the Massachusetts Legislature, provided that the following conditions are met:
A. 
Copies of the legislation shall be provided to the local media in its primary form, amended forms, and final form.
B. 
Copies of the legislation shall be provided to any member of the general public requesting a copy.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
The City Clerk shall cause a copy of the final version of such legislation to be printed in the Annual City Report within one year of its passage by the State Legislature, and a copy shall be included in the Appendix of the Amesbury Municipal Code.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).