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WHAT GENERAL LAWS OF THE COMMONWEALTH HAVE BEEN AFFECTED BY SUBSEQUENT

LEGISLATION.

I.

CHANGES IN THE "REVISED LAWS.”

Chapter 1. – Of the Jurisdiction of the Commonwealth, and Places

coded to the United States, SECT. 5. Tract in Nahant ceded. St. 1902, 373.

Chapter 3. – Of the General Court. SECT. 17 amended. St. 1902, 544 $ 1.

Chapter 4. – Of the Governor, Lieutenant Governor and Council.

Sect. 6. Provision for an assistant messenger and change in salaries. St. 1902, 523.

Chapter 5. – Of the Secretary of the Commonwealth.
SECT. 2 revised St. 1902, 364.
SECT. 4 et seq.

See St. 1902, 470, 524, 544 § 8.
SECT. 6. See St. 1902, 438.

Chapter 6. – Of the Treasurer and Receiver General, the Auditor of

Accounts and Matters of Finan ce.
SECT. 14. Allowance for additional assistance increased.

St. 1902, 177.

SECT. 59. Certain checks excepted. St. 1902, 55.

Chapter 7. – Of the Attorney General and the District Attorneys.

SECT. 13. Salaries changed: assistant, eastern district. St. 1902, 530. First and second assistants, Suffolk. St. 1902, 471.

Chapter 8.- Of the Statutes.
" Home week” established. St. 1902, 109.

Sect. 5, cl. 9.

Chapter 9.– Of the Printing and Distribution of the Laws.
A board of publication is established. St. 1902, 438.
Sect. 6 repealed. St. 1902, 438 $ 7.

Sect. 7 repealed as to report of inspector of gas. St. 1902, 228 § 8. Board of health may publish certain information in interests of public health. St. 1902, 230.

Amendment as to prison commissioners' report. St. 1902, 269. So much as refers to maps, plans, woodcuts, etc., repealed. St. 1902, 438 $ 7.

Certain printed town records added. St. 1902, 470 § 2.

Chapter 11. – Of Elections, Name of " democratic social” party changed to “ socialist” party. St. 1902, 56.

Sect. 1. Municipal political parties in Cambridge. St. 1902, 529.
Sect. 5 amended. St. 1902, 384.
Sect. 20 amended. St. 1902, 90.

SECT. 60. Provision as to Suffolk senatorial districts. St. 1902, 318, 512.

Sect. 84 amended. Provision for announcement of number of the committee. St. 1902, 225, 492.

Secr. 96 amended. St. 1902, 506.
Sect. 108. See St. 1902, 537 § 3.
Secr. 124. See St. 1902, 537 $ 2.

Sects. 136-149. Provision for direct nomination in cities of candidates for certain offices. St. 1902, 537.

Sect. 171 amended. St. 1902, 157.
Sect. 279 amended. St. 1902, 544 $ 2.

SECT. 331. Town may provide that moderator be elected for one year. St. 1902, 346 $ 1. He shall be sworn in. St. 1902, 346 § 2. Provision in case of his absence. St. 1902, 346 $ 3.

Sect. 422. Districts for election of representative to fill a vacancy. St. 1902, 518.

Chapter 12. – Of the Assessment of Taxes. SECT. 4. Fourth cl. in part repealed. St. 1902, 374 $ 4.

Sects. 7, 8 and 9 repealed, and new provisions made for taxing vessels engaged in foreign trade. St. 1902, 374.

Sect. 15 amended. St. 1902, 113.
SECT. 17 amended. St. 1902, 112.

Sect. 23. Provision as to underground wires, etc., added. St. 1902, 342 $ 1.

Sect. 49 repealed. St. 1902, 111.
Sect. 84 amended. St. 1902, 91.

Chapter 13.- Of the Collection of Taxes. Sect. 20 et seq.

A foreign corporation or non-resident failing to pay the tax may be enjoined in equity from doing business here until tax is paid. St. 1902, 349.

SECT. 43 amended. Provision as to deed being prima facie evidence after five years stricken out. St. 1902, 423.

Sects. 60, 61 are superseded. St. 1902, 443.

Chapter 14. – Of the Taxation of Corporations. Sects. 37, 38, 39, 42. Underground wires, pipes, etc., added. St. 1902, 342 SS 2, 3, 4, 5.

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Chapter 15. – Of the Taxation of Collateral Legacies and Successions.

Sects. 2-4. Provision for cases where there is an intervening estate for life or a term of years. St. 1902, 473.

Chapter 16. - Of the Militia. Sect. 14. Allowance for additional clerks, etc., increased. St. 1902, 336.

Sect. 82 amended. St. 1902, 158.
Sect. 180 revised. St. 1902, 493.

Chapter 19.– Of the Civil Service. A board of publication is established. St. 1902, 438.

Sect. 5 amended. Certain records may be destroyed after six years. St. 1902, 308.

Sect. 21 not to apply to detective department of district police. St. 1902, 413.

Sect. 36 amended. St. 1902, 544 & 3.

Chapter 20.- Of Counties and County Commissioners. County commissioners authorized to kill sheep-worrying dogs in certain cases. St. 1902, 226.

Sect. 1. Muskeget and Gravelly islands annexed to Nantucket. St. 1887, 88.

Sect. 14. Salaries changed: Essex. St. 1902, 411.
Form of section revised. St. 1902, 544 $ 4.

Chapter 22. – Of Registers of Deeds. Sect. 7 amended. St. 1902, 544 $ 5. SECT. 31 amended. Powers of commissioners increased. St. 1902, 422.

Chapter 23. – Of Sheriffs.
Salaries changed : Franklin. St. 1902, 359. Plymouth. St.

Sect. 18. 1902, 436.

Chapter 25. – Of Towns and Town Officers. Town may provide for choice of a moderator for one year. St. 1902, 346 $ 1. He shall be sworn in. St. 1902, 346 § 2. Provision in case of his absence. St. 1902, 346 § 3.

St. 1902, 346 § 3. Town may appropriate money for observance of “ home week.” St. 1902, 109. Certain towns may appropriate money for removal of snow and ice from sidewalks in certain cases and assess cost on abutting estates. St. 1902, 205. Towns may regulate and license junk collectors. St. 1902, 187. They may provide for care of neglected burial grounds. St. 1902, 389. Towns having no electric light may contract therefor with street railway companies. St. 1902, 499.

Sect. 14 amended. St. 1902, 544 $ 6.

SECT. 16. Town officers may enter on private land for purpose of exterminating certain insect pests. St. 1902, 57.

SECT. 23. Paragraph 4. See St. 1902, 205.
Sect. 35. Extended to purchase of water. St. 1902, 361.
Sect. 54. See St. 1902, 449.
Sect. 83. See St. 1902, 57.

Chapter 26.- Of Cities. City may appropriate money for observance of “ home week.” St. 1902, 109. And for memorials of persons who served in Spanish-American War. St. 1902, 286. And for care of neglected burial grounds. St.. 1902, 389. May regulate and license junk collectors. St. 1902, 187. City officers may enter private land to exterminate certain insect pests. St. 1902, 57.

Sect. 7. Overseers of the poor to be elected for three years in certain cities. St. 1902, 444.

Sect. 21. Cities (except Boston) may provide annuities for widows and minor children of police officers who die from injuries received in discharge of duty. St. 1902, 437.

Chapter 27. – Of Municipal Indebtedness.
Sect. 3. See St. 1902, 325.
Sects. 13, 14, 15. See St. 1902, 325.

Chapter 28.- Of Public Parks, Playgrounds and the Public Domain.

Sect. 1 amnended. St. 1902, 544 $ 7.

Chapter 29.- Of the Return and Registry of Births, Marriages and

Deaths. Provision for printing and preserving certain town records. St. 1902, 470.

SECT. 22 amended. St. 1902, 544 § 8.

Chapter 32. - Of the State Fire Marshal, Fires, Fire Departments and

Fire Districts. Offices of state fire marshal, deputy and subordinates abolished and department transferred to district police. St. 1902, 142.

SECT. 37. See St. 1889, 57.-
Sects. 71, 72. Amount increased. St. 1902, 108.

Chapter 34. Of the Manufacture and Distribution of Gas and Elec

tricity by Cities and Towns. SE 1. Towns not having electric light may contract therefor with street railway companies. St. 1902, 449.

Chapter 35. Of the Public Records. Certain public records in Norfolk to be transferred to Essex. St. 1902, 311 $ 1.

Sect. 3. See St. 1902, 470 $ 1.

Sects. 12, 14. As to custody of records deposited elsewhere than where they originally belonged, see St. 1902, 311 $$ 2, 3.

Chapter 38. – Of Libraries.
See St. 1902, 470 $ 1.

Sect. 11 et seq.

Chapter 42,- Of the Public Schools. Provisions for schools in Boston. St. 1889, 297; 1895, 408 ; 1897, 202, 442; 1898, 400; 1899, 362 ; 1900, 235, 237; 1901, 448, 473 ; 1902, 386.

Sect. 3 amended as to amounts to be furnished by the Commonwealth. St. 1902, 433.

Chapter 46.- Of Truants and Truant Schools. Sect. 1 amended. Franklin and Hampshire excepted. St. 1902, 256.

Chapter 47.- Of State Highways. Provision for expenses. St. 1902, 246.

Chapter 48. – Of the Laying Out and Discontinuance of Ways and of

Damages caused by the Taking of Land for Public Uses. As to metropolitan park commission, see St. 1893, 407; 1894, 288; 1895, 450; 1896, 465; 1898, 473, 531; 1899, 400, 406, 419; 1901, 93, 146, 380; 1902, 77, 166, 172.

An act to fix the time when property shall be deemed to be taken for metropolitan sewerage works. St. 1902, 101.

SECT. 88. Ways in Suffolk. St. 1888, 397 ; 1891, 323; 1892, 401, 415 $ 3, 418; 1895, 494 ; 1896, 237; 1897, 166, 167, 319, 394; 1898, 210, 252, 298, 566; 1899, 433, 443, 450; 1900, 478; 1901, 199, 465; 1902, 521. An act relative to Boston bridges. St. 1902, 224.

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