City of Fall River, MA
Bristol County
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[This chapter includes Special Acts of the General Court applicable to and/or accepted by the City of Fall River.]
Year
Ch.
Subject Matter
Accepted/Approved
1885
269
Amendment and consolidation of former Charter
8-3-1885
1890
275
Appointments, etc., of overseers of the poor
1908
101
Municipal elections
11-3-1908 (Election)
1911
727
(See now MGL c. 40, §§ 70 to 114.) Pawnbrokers
10-20-1913
1912
566
Agricultural school in County of Bristol
11-5-1912 (Election)
1913
438
Municipal market
11-4-1913 (Election)
1914
178
Amendment to former City Charter, amending Acts of 1902, c. 393
8-3-1914
1914
731
One day off in 15 for park and reservation police
11-2-1914
1915
237
Salary of Clerk of Board of Police, repeals Acts of 1911, c. 182, § 1
6-7-1915
1917
254
Pay to employees entering service
8-20-1917
1919
121
(Special Acts.) Compensation of members of City Council
4-21-1919
1919
217
Establishment of a recreation or playground commission
4-21-1924/4-22-1924
1920
136
Janitor's pensions
4-20-1920
1920
235
Payment to municipal employees who served in the World War
5-17-1920
1920
323
Pensions for retired members of police force
5-3-1920
1921
187
Pensioning of janitors
10-17-1921
1922
42
Issuance of licenses and permits
2-20-1922
1924
234
Maternal and child welfare commission
5-5-1924
1924
278
Pensions to laborers, amended by Acts of 1930, c. 71
12-2-1924 (Election)
1924
301
Vacations for laborers in employ of the City of Fall River
12-15-1924
1925
316
Refunding overpayments of taxes for years 1921, 1922 and 1923
5-18-1925
1928
242
Municipal primary elections
11-6-1928 (Election)
1930
71
Pensions to laborers, amending Acts of 1924, c. 278
12-2-1930 (Election)
1932
94
Advance payment of taxes
3-22-1932;
4-12-1932
1933
99
Advance payment of taxes in years 1933 and 1934
4-1-1933;
2-13-1934
1933
358
Slade's Ferry Bridge repairs (repealed by Acts of 1934, c. 367)
7-28-1933
1934
367
Repair of Slade's Ferry Bridge, repealing Acts of 1933, c. 358
12-31-1934
1935
488
Slade's Ferry Bridge repairs
11-12-1935/6-28-1937
1938
368
Sale of certain park lands
7-12-1938/7-14-1938
1941
160
Biennial municipal election
11-3-1942 (Election);
Repealed by Charter adopted 11-7-2017 (see § 10-4)
1941
224
Chief of the Fire Department under civil service
5-13-1941/5-15-1941
1941
414
Act placing position of City Clerk and Auditor under civil service
Referendum of 11-5-1940
1941
414
Act placing position of City Treasurer and Collector under civil service
Referendum of 11-6-1945
1941
441
Pensions for foremen, inspectors, mechanics, etc.
3-25-1941/4-1-1941;
9-9-1941/9-10-1941
1941
569
Board of Health (repealed by Acts of 1946, c. 12)
8-12-1941/8-12-1941
1941
681
Pensions for laborers, etc., amending Acts of 1941, c. 441.
12-23-1941/12-24-1941
1943
499
Vacation pay for employees in service
11-23-1943/11-23-1943
1945
447
Vacations for returning servicemen
9-25-1945/9-28-1945
1946
188
Act to reinstate J.M. Cleary as a laborer for purpose of retirement.
1-8-1946/1-17-1946;
4-23-1946/4-26-1946
1946
372
Act to provide housing for veterans of World War II
12-9-1947/12-18-1947
1946
559
Increase in pensions to certain retired employees
9-10-1946/9-12-1946
1946
592, § 2
Emergency housing
12-10-1946/12-11-1946
1947
570
Act relative to the salary of the Mayor
6-24-1947 (Election)
1947
600
Act relative to making of contracts with City
11-4-1947 (Election);
Replaced by MGL c. 268, § 1 et seq.
1947
615
Increase in pension to retired public employees
9-9-1947
1948
588
Increases of pensions to certain former employees who have been retired and to beneficiaries of certain retired employees
9-28-1948/9-30-1948
1950
90
Filling of vacancies in the City Council
8-8-1950/8-10-1950;
Repealed by Charter adopted 11-7-2017 (see § 10-4)
1950
820
Increase in the annual amounts of certain pensions, retirement allowance, annuities and other benefits payable by the commonwealth and its political subdivisions to certain former employees and persons claiming under them
11-14-1950
1951
781
An act relative to increasing the pensions and retirement allowances
2-12-1952/2-15-1952
1952
624
An act relative to increasing the amounts of pensions, retirement allowances and annuities
10-28-1952/11-6-1952
1954
160
Authorizing the City to sell a portion of Maplewood Park
3-9-1954/3-19-1954
1956
516
Authorizing the City to sell certain land
8-14-1956/8-15-1956
1957
427
Increase of pensions of retired police and firefighters
10-1-1957/10-8-1957
1957
607
Authorizing the City to borrow money outside the debt limit for remedying the polluted condition of the Quequechan River
8-13-1957/8-23-1957
1959
86
Authorizing the Park Department to transfer to the Department of Public Works a certain parcel of parkway land for highway purposes
3-24-1959/4-2-1959
1959
112
Appointment of the Assistant Treasurer and Assistant Collector
3-24-1959/4-2-1959
1959
120
Increasing the pension of certain retired police and firefighters who had not attained age 60 at the time of retirement
7-28-1959/8-7-1959
1959
542
Appointment of the Clerk of Committees
9-22-1959/10-2-1959
1960
59
Appropriation of money for the purchase of uniforms for the park police and watershed guards
5-10-1960/5-16-1960
1961
196
Prohibiting appointments to reserve forces of Fire and Police Departments of the City of Fall River
9-26-1961
1962
646
Increase in certain pensions
7-27-1965/8-2-1965
1962
697
Formation of regional vocational high school
11-5-1963 (Election)
1963
103
Transferring cemetery land to Public Works Department
3-12-1963/3-21-1963
1963
478
Increase in certain pensions
7-27-1965/8-2-1965
1963
754
Authority to pay old bills
11-22-1963/11-30-1963
1964
503
Authority for City to borrow money for construction of certain public improvements
6-30-1964/7-3-1964
1965
277
Increase in pension to certain retired police officers
7-27-1965/8-2-1965
1965
278
Increase in pensions to certain retired firefighters
7-27-1965/8-2-1965
1965
346
Four-year term for Mayor
11-2-1965 (Election);
Replaced by MGL c. 43, § 17D in Charter
1965
431
Authority for City to pay unpaid bills
5-11-1965/5-13-1965
1965
517
Placing Veteran's Agent in Fall River under civil service
6-8-1965/6-9-1965
1965
672
Authorizing City to borrow outside debt limit to construct incinerator (as amended by Ch. 120, Acts of 1969)
8-8-1969/8-9-1969
1966
546
Authorizing payment of bill to Holland Electric Company
9-6-1966/9-7-1966
1969
121
Authorizing City to borrow outside debt limit to construct new City Hall
7-22-1969/7-23-1969
1986
73
Relating to real estate exemptions
3-22-1988/3-28-1988
1986
194
Authorizing City to establish a scholarship fund
5-12-1987/5-18-1987
Year
Ch.
Subject Matter
1854
257
Act establishing City of Fall River
1861
187
Act in relation to Rhode Island boundary
1862
25
Annexation of Town of Fall River, Rhode Island
1862
48
Regulation of suits at law affected by establishment of state boundary line
1867
147
Bridge over Fall River Creek
1871
133
General water act
1872
113
Street and bridge over Fall River Creek
1872
186
General act in regard to Harbormaster
1873
356
Authorizing issuance of water bonds
1874
185
Regulating shell-fisheries in Mount Hope Bay
1874
244
Authorizing issuance of water bonds
1874
358
Refunding floating debt of City
1875
111
Refunding floating debt of City
1875
222
Authorizing issuance of water bonds
1883
233
Authorizing City to take deed of certain land from Mary B. Young
1883
241
Abatement of nuisance along Quequechan River
1886
353
Authorizing City to obtain additional water from Watuppa Pond
1891
114
Taking of land for better protection of water supply
1892
362
Assessment of damages for property taken to better water supply
1893
220
Issuance of additional water bonds
1894
233
Issuance of additional water bonds
1894
351
Establishing Board of Police (repealed by Acts of 1946, c. 80)
1894
478
Boundary line between Fall River and Westport
1894
540
Appointment of police officers (amends Acts of 1894, c. 351)
1895
37
Issuance of certain refunding bonds
1895
160
Members of Board of Police ineligible for certain other offices
1895
343
Authority of Board of Police with respect to intoxicating liquors
1895
478
Protection of water supply (amends Acts of 1891, c. 114)
1897
285
Authorizing taking of land for better protection of water supply
1900
95
Appointment, etc., of reserve police force
1900
156
Issuance of additional waterworks bonds
1900
206
Operation of draw bridge across Taunton Great River
1900
472
Abolition of grade crossing within City
1901
175
Changing name of Textile School
1902
244
Cemeteries placed under control of Park Commissioners
1902
326
Discontinuing use of part of Oak Grove Cemetery
1902
332
Annexation of part of Tiverton to Fall River
1902
393
Revision of former Charter
1903
462
Construction of bridge across Taunton Great River
1904
69
(Resolve) Contribution by City for maintenance of Bradford Durfee Textile School
1904
196
Incurring indebtedness beyond debt limit for sewer purposes
1905
68
(Resolve) Contribution by City for maintenance of Bradford Durfee Textile School
1906
67
(Resolve) Contribution by City for maintenance of Bradford Durfee Textile School
1906
362
Amending former Charter (amends Acts of 1902, c. 393)
1907
67
(Resolve) Contributions by City for maintenance of Bradford Durfee Textile School
1907
338
Incurring indebtedness beyond debt limit for school purposes
1907
493
Acquisition and protection of water supply
1908
89
(Resolve) Contributions by City for maintenance of Bradford Durfee Textile School
1908
89
Incurring indebtedness for establishment of contagious disease hospital
1908
101
Amending former Charter (amends Acts of 1902, c. 393)
1908
246
Annual reports by Park Commissioners
1908
320
Applying surplus receipts of Water Department to construction of reservoir
1909
74
(Resolve) Contributions by City for maintenance of Bradford Durfee Textile School
1909
162
Transferring remains of bodies from Mingo Cemetery to Oak Grove Cemetery
1909
179
Incurring indebtedness beyond debt limit for school purposes
1909
437
Incurring indebtedness for protection of water supply
1910
86
(Resolve) Contributions by City for maintenance of Bradford Durfee Textile School
1910
186
Incurring indebtedness for school purposes (amends Acts of 1909, c. 179)
1910
189
Incurring indebtedness beyond debt limit for school purposes
1910
308
Incurring indebtedness for sewer purposes
1910
475
Incurring indebtedness beyond debt limit for park purposes
1910
549
Maintenance, etc., of bridge over Taunton River
1910
654
Reconstruction of bridge over Taunton Great River
1911
182
Salary of Clerk of Board of Police (repealed by Sp. Acts of 1915, c. 237)
1911
258
Promotion of call men in Fire Department
1911
552
Construction of bridge across Taunton Great River (amends Acts of 1910, c. 654)
1911
579
Construction of bridge across Taunton Great River (amends Acts of 1910, c. 654)
1912
78
Assistant City Clerks placed under civil service
1912
122
(Resolve) Contributions by City for maintenance of Bradford Durfee Textile School
1912
693
Compensation of members of reserve police force (amends Acts of 1900, c. 95)
1912
717
Care, etc., of bridge over Taunton Great River
1913
72
(Resolve) Contributions by City for maintenance of Bradford Durfee Textile School
1913
131
Incurring indebtedness for sewer construction
1913
299
Establishment of Board of Trustees of Hospitals
1913
548
Employees in office of Collector of Taxes and City Treasurer placed under civil service
1913
749
Expenditures by Watuppa Water Board for extensions to water service
1913
767
Improving of Watuppa Ponds and abatement of nuisances along Quequechan River
1914
111
(Resolve) Contributions by City for maintenance of Bradford Durfee Textile School
1914
115
(Resolve) Improving the navigability of South Watuppa Pond
1914
176
Granting of fishing privileges in Taunton Great River and appointment of fish wardens by City
1914
178
Prohibiting aldermen from holding certain other offices (amends Acts of 1902, c. 393)
1914
224
Authorizing City to incur additional indebtedness for police purposes
1914
225
Authorizing City to incur additional indebtedness for school purposes
1914
237
Authorizing City to incur indebtedness for almshouse purposes
1914
238
Approval of plans for improvement of Watuppa Ponds and Quequechan River (amends Acts of 1913, c. 767)
1914
242
Authorizing City to incur indebtedness for playground purposes
1914
355
Lease of certain lands for use of naval militia
1915
279
Improvement of harbor and construction of terminal facilities
1915 (Sp.)
62
(Resolve) Contributions by City for support of Bradford Durfee Textile School
1915 (Sp.)
119
Authorizing overseers of the poor to maintain dispensaries for outdoor relief
1915 (Sp.)
237
Salary of Clerk of Board of Police (repeals Acts of 1911, c. 182)
1915 (Sp.)
367
Approval of plans for improvement of the Watuppa Ponds and Quequechan River (amends Acts of 1913, c. 767)
1916 (Sp.)
77
(Resolve) Contribution by City for support of Bradford Durfee Textile School
1916 (Sp.)
119
Authorizing City to incur indebtedness for tuberculosis hospital
1916 (Sp.)
244
Authorizing City to incur indebtedness for street widening
1916
302
Authorizing City to increase and protect its water supply
1916 (Sp.)
311
Abatement of nuisances existing along Quequechan River
1916 (Sp.)
313
Superintendent of Hospitals and Dispensaries placed under civil service
1917 (Sp.)
75
(Resolve) Contributions by City for support of Bradford Durfee Textile School
1917 (Sp.)
178
Authorizing City to incur indebtedness for sewer construction
1917 (Sp.)
179
Authorizing City to incur additional indebtedness for school purposes
1917 (Sp.)
189
Authorizing City to alienate part of South Park
1917 (Sp.)
229
Promotion of then First Assistant Chief Engineer of the Fire Department without civil service examination
1917 (Sp.)
273
Abatement of nuisances along Quequechan River (amends Sp. Acts of 1916, c. 311)
1918 (Sp.)
121
Amendment to former Charter (amends Acts of 1902, c. 393)
1918
248
Contributions by the City to the support of the Bradford Durfee Textile School
1919
53
Insurance upon the Bradford Durfee Textile School
1919 (Sp.)
164
Salary of Clerk of Board of Police (amends Acts of 1894, c. 351, which was repealed by Acts of 1946, c. 80)
1920
9
Altering property line of South Park
1920
80
Appointment of substitutes for City Treasurer and City Collector
1920
227
Authorizing City to incur indebtedness for tuberculosis hospital
1920
544
Abatement of nuisances along Quequechan River (amends Sp. Acts of 1916, c. 311)
1921
66
Loan for school purposes authorized
1921
98
Hospital consolidation loan authorized
1921
126
Salary of Clerk of Board of Police (amends Acts of 1894, c. 351, which was repealed by Acts of 1946, c. 80)
1922
18
Amendment of former City Charter (amends Acts of 1902, c. 393)
1922
474
Authorizing City to incur indebtedness for water purposes
1922
484
Establishment and powers and duties of Reservoir Commission (amends Sp. Acts of 1916, c. 311)
1923
43
Robert M. Wiley placed under civil service
1923
79
Authorizing loan for sewer purposes
1923
94
Authorizing loan for school purposes
1923
220
Redivision of City into wards
1923
249
Expenditures by Watuppa Water Board (amends Acts of 1913, c. 749)
1924
232
Authorizing loans for hospital purposes
1924
400
Authorizing City to increase and protect water supply
1924
494
Authorizing borrowing of money for street and sewer construction
1926
68
Leasing fishing rights in Taunton Great River
1926
135
Amendment to former Charter (amends Acts of 1902, c. 393)
1927
75
Amending former Charter (amends Acts of 1902, c. 393)
1927
174
Fishing in Taunton Great River (amends Acts of 1863, c. 73)
1928
363
Use of park lands for highway purposes
1929
249
Transferring unexpended loan balances for use for other purposes
1930
405
Improving Taunton River between Fall River and weir for navigation
1931
44
Board of Finance Act (amended by Acts of 1941, c. 338)
1931
403
Expending surplus water funds for general municipal purposes during existence of Board of Finance
1934
277
Refunding certain taxes erroneously assessed against Mary B. Silverwood
1935
211
Deducting estimated collections for certain taxes from amount to be raised by taxation to meet certain revenue loans
1937
131
Arrangement of names of candidates on ballots used in preliminary elections [repealed by Charter adopted 11-7-2017 (see § 10-4)]
1938
187
Appointment and term of Clerk of Committees (replaced by Acts of 1959, c. 542)
1938
195
Board of Public Welfare furnishing food in lieu of cash
1938
234
Temporary reinstatement of James H. O'Connell as fireman for retirement purposes
1938
349
Retirement allowances for certain war veterans formerly employed by City
1938
461
Acquisition of land for protection, etc., of water supply system
1939
95
Temporary reinstatement of James W. Mooney as laborer for retirement purposes
1941
529
School loan authorized
1941
538
Board of Finance Act (amends Acts of 1931, c. 44)
1941
562
Time for filing statements by candidates in preliminary election of 1942
1945
494
Payments by City to Town of Dartmouth in lieu of taxes on pumping station
1945
562
Authorizing State Department of Public Works to convey certain lands to City
1945
665
Construction of pier in port of Fall River
1946
12
Repealing Acts of 1941, c. 569, in regard to Board of Health
1946
80
Abolishing former Board of Police and establishing a new Board of Police and a licensing board (Section 2 repealed by Acts of 1986, c. 1)
1947
308
Extending the time available for improving the facilities for maritime commerce in the Port of Fall River
1949
667
Authorizing the City to incur indebtedness for the construction of a trunk sewer
1949
677
Authorizing the City to lay out and construct a public way over Freelove Cemetery
1949
722
Authorizing the City to pay a sum of money to John F. Doyle
1950
375
An act relative to the salary of the Mayor of Fall River (replaced by MGL c. 43, § 17A, in the Charter)
1950
761
Authorizing the City to appropriate money for the purpose of promoting and developing its industrial resources
1951
223
An act relative to the filling of vacancies in the School Committee in the City of Fall River [repealed by Charter adopted 11-7-2017 (see § 10-4)]
1951
323
Authorizing the City to lease suitable headquarters for the American-Lebanese Veterans Association
1951
493
An act relative to the salary of the members of the City Council (repealed by MGL c. 43, § 17A)
1952
525
Authorizing the City to appropriate money for the payment of, and to pay, certain unpaid bills.
1954
129
Authorizing the City to pay a sum of money to Armand Lussier
1954
207
Authorizing the transfer of a certain parcel of land in the City from the Park Department to the School Committee
1954
397
Extending the period of existence of the Development and Industrial Commission
1958
375
Authorizing the City to provide scholarships at the Bradford Durfee College of Technology
1959
542
Appointment of Clerk of Committees
1962
697
Authorizing the formation of a regional school district for vocational education
1963
238
Authorizing the City to pay a sum of money to Eileen E. Moynagh
1963
282
Authorizing the City to pay a sum of money to Raymond F. Fahey, Jr.
1965
288
Exempting Director of Fall River Industrial Commission from civil service laws
1967
32
Designating Commander Thomas J. Hudner Highway
1967
33
Designating Captain Frank Gromada Bridge
1967
76
Authorizing payment of bill to Leclair Construction Co., Inc.
1967
240
Designating Private Arthur J. Wordell Memorial Bridge
1967
385
Authorizing payment of certain unpaid bills
1967
436
Regulating height of buildings in cities (exempting Fall River from certain height regulations imposed by MGL c. 143, § 2)
1967
484
Authorizing Earle E. Hussey Hospital to contract for food services
1967
467
Authorizing payment of bill to Flint Shopping Center Association
1967
664
Authorizing use of portion of Turner Playground to widen Doctor Street
1967
803
Authorizing payment of bills to Shortline and Travelab
1967
835
Provides for the incorporation of the Colonial Navy of Massachusetts
1969
71
An act designating bridge on Route 24 over Stafford Road in City of Fall River as the "Stephen J. Rago Memorial Bridge"
1969
120
Increasing amount authorized by Ch. 672, Acts of 1965, which can be borrowed for construction of incinerator
1969
404
Authorizing payment of bill to Turner and Breivogel, Inc.
1969
512
Authorizing payment of bill to Lafleur's Oil Company
1969
542
Authorize Division of Fisheries and Game to acquire land and build pier at Cook Pond
1969
565
Authorize Division of Fisheries and Game to provide fishing at Cook Pond
1970
16
Authorize payment of bill to Charles Fortin & Sons, Inc.
1970
709
Authorizing the Department of Natural Resources to provide open space recreation at Cook Pond
1970
727
Providing a special capital outlay program for shore protection and improvement to rivers and harbors, including the Fall River Central Waterfront Project
1971
460
Act authorizing Fall River Permanent Firemen's Benefit Association, Inc., to pay certain retirement and death benefits
1971
600
Act relating to the construction of a new City Hall by the City (amending Ch. 121, Acts of 1969)
1971
787
Act directing Massachusetts Department of Public Works to complete construction of Western Expressway in City
1972
424
Act designating skating rink in City to be known as the "Arthur R. Driscoll Memorial Skating Rink"
1973
208
An act placing the office of City Purchasing Agent under civil service law and rules
1973
362
Designating swimming pool in Lafayette Park as the Vietnam Veterans Pool
1973
505
Authorizing the City to grant an annuity to Mary S. Pietruska, widow of Walter J. Pietruska
1973
732
Act authorizing City of Fall River to pay certain unpaid bills
1974
203
Act authorizing City of Fall River to provide scholarship aid for certain students at Bristol Community College
1974
403
Act relative to certain funds reserved for planning and construction of Fall River Central Waterfront Project
1975
145
Act authorizing Department of Public Works to erect a plaque on the Charles Braga, Jr., Memorial Bridge
1975
512
Act authorizing City of Fall River to borrow money to repay certain federal grant anticipation notes
1975
837
Act authorizing City of Fall River to appropriate money for payment of certain unpaid bills
1976
255
Act designating Brightman Street overpass as the "Patrolman Edward Joaquin Overpass"
1976
427
Act designating Western Expressway overpass over President Avenue as the "Jean Baptiste Lepage Overpass"
1977
483
Act authorizing appointing authority to appoint Thomas Stapleton as Director of the Fall River Council on Aging
1977
550
Act providing for appointment, terms of office, and removal of the members of the Fall River Sewer Commission
1977
650
Act establishing position of Comptroller within Fall River Auditor's Department
1977
704
Act providing life tenure for Francis J. O'Neil as the full-time member of the Board of Election Commissioners of the City of Fall River (subject to acceptance at 1979 election)
1977
750
Act designating the Airport Road overpass over Route 24 as the "Kenneth Depin Overpass"
1977
909
Act relative to the admission charges at Battleship Cove in Fall River
1978
330
Act providing that a certain license to fill and maintain existing fill or structures in tidewaters of Taunton River be irrevocable
1979
108
Act authorizing the City of Fall River to contract with the Town of Tiverton for the treatment and disposal of wastewater
1979
438
Act establishing term of office of School Committee to be coterminous with Mayor and City Council [repealed by Charter adopted 11-7-2017 (see § 10-4)]
1980
29
Act designating Route I-195 overpass at Fourth Street and Pleasant Street as the "Manuel Michael Medeiros Overpass"
1980
207
Act providing for appointment, terms of office and removal of members of Board of Public Works
1980
292
Act providing for recall elections in City of Fall River [repealed by Charter adopted 11-7-2017 (see § 10-4)]
1980
416
Act relating to qualifications of certain Assessors
1981
122
Act providing for deferral of repayment to the commonwealth for overpayments made for school aid funds
1981
295
Removal of provision that Ch. 292, Acts of 1980, be submitted to voters, making Ch. 292 effective July 2, 1981 [repealed by Charter adopted 11-7-2017 (see § 10-4)]
1982
171
Act authorizing commonwealth and City of Fall River to grant easements in land in Freetown and Fall River to EG&G, Inc., for a transportation and access corridor to New England Energy Park
1982
267
Act providing for abatement of taxes caused by Notre Dame fire, May 11, 1982
1982
272
Act relative to alleviation of financial burden imposed on Fall River by Notre Dame fire
1982
273
Act providing funds for rental assistance for former residents of Notre Dame fire area
1982
274
Act providing planning assistance to Fall River
1982
406
Act authorizing City of Fall River to borrow money for waterfront improvement project
1983
76
Act relative to the appointment of the members of the Personnel Advisory Board and the Director of Personnel Administration in City of Fall River
1983
478
Act authorizing City of Fall River to lease a certain parking facility to Aetna Casualty & Surety Company for a term not to exceed 30 years
1983
664
Act providing a certain license to maintain existing fill or structures in certain tidewater of Taunton River in Fall River be irrevocable
1984
161
Act authorizing City of Fall River to use a portion of Crab Pond for road improvements
1984
243
Act relative to reduction in rank for certain public employees in Fall River Fire Department
1984
283
Act authorizing Division of Capital Planning and Operations to grant to Fall River permanent easements in certain land in City under control of the Department of Environmental Management
1985
147
Act authorizing the City of Fall River to establish a special account for the purpose of making improvements and repairs to the municipal incinerator
1986
1
Act relative to the appointment of the Chief of Police and the Board of Police in the City of Fall River
1986
194
Act relative to authorization of any city or town to establish a scholarship fund
1986
270
Act relative to the payment by the Fall River Police Relief Association of sums of money to retired members of the association and authorizing the payment of certain death benefits
1987
3
An act providing for the abatement of taxes on certain property destroyed by a fire in the City of Fall River on January 12, 1987
1987
4
An act relative to the alleviation of the financial burden imposed on the City of Fall River by a fire on January 12, 1987
1987
5
An act providing for certain planning assistance to the City of Fall River
1987
27
An act authorizing the City of Fall River to convey certain park land
1987
194
An act authorizing the City of Fall River to establish a scholarship fund
1987
452
An act relative to the appointment of certain full-time officers in the City of Fall River
1987
638
An act authorizing the City of Fall River to convey a certain parcel of park land
1988
28
Act authorizing Fall River to grant an additional license to sell all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on premises to Quarry Place, Inc.
1988
233
Act relating to the incinerator located in Fall River
1989
399
Act relating to the surviving child of a deceased firefighter of the City of Fall River
1989
500
Act designating a certain traffic island in the City of Fall River as the "Fred Lanosa Square"
1989
609
An act designating certain traffic islands in the City of Fall River as "Elks Square"
1991
336
An act authorizing the deferral on a budgetary basis of a portion of the fiscal year 1993 teachers' summer pay into fiscal year 1994
1998
90
Retirement board, retired firefighter pension increase
1998
151
An act authorizing the City to use certain land for School Department and Park Department purposes
2002
116
Veterans who are eligible to apply for creditable service
2002
266
An act authorizing certain conveyances of land to establish the Southeastern Massachusetts Bioreserve
2004
137
An act relative to public employees serving in the U.S. Armed Forces
2007
32
An act for special police officer for the City of Fall River (adopted May 8, 2007; approved May 18, 2007)
2008
189
An act relative to the appointment of the Fire Chief and the Board of Fire Commissioners in the City of Fall River (repealed by Acts of 2012, c. 354)
2008
324
An act authorizing the appointment of certain persons as firefighters in the City of Fall River
2009
140
An act designating a certain bridge in the City of Fall River and the Town of Somerset as the "Veterans Memorial Bridge"
2009
202
An act designating a certain bicycle path in the City of Fall River and the Town of Somerset as the "Army Private Michael E. Bouthot Bicycle Path"
2010
67
An act designating a certain bridge in the City of Fall River as the "Louis Phillip Gagne, Jr. Bridge"
2010
99
An act designating the library at the Corrigan Mental Health Center in the City of Fall River as the "Ralph A. Roberts Library"
2012
281
An act relative to the appointment and status of the Fire Chief and the Board of Fire Commissioners in the City of Fall River
2012
354
An act relative to wastewater treatment in the City of Fall River
2012
450
An act designating a certain bridge in the City of Fall River as the "Army Specialist Scott A. Andrews Memorial Bridge"
2013
34
An act relative to a water storage facility in the City of Fall River
2014
41
An act authorizing the City of Fall River to use certain parkland for combined sewer overflow control
2014
278
An act authorizing the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to acquire certain parcels of land in the City of Fall River
2016
35
An act designating a certain overpass in the City of Fall River as the "Patrolman Edward Joaquin Memorial Overpass"
2016
290
An act designating a certain bridge in the City of Fall River as the "Tom Tetrault Bridge"