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Penalty.

Restrictions.

to be used any of such mollusks for any other purpose than as bait for fishing, shall be liable to a fine of not more than one hundred dollars or to imprisonment for not more than ninety days, or to both such fine and imprisonment, and in addition thereto shall forfeit any permit held by him hereunder for one year from the date of conviction of such violation.

SECTION 3. Said permits shall not be transferable, and they may be revoked by said board at any time. The holder of any such permit shall at all times produce his permit for examination upon demand or request of any person authorized to enforce the provisions of said chapter four hundred and eleven, or of any commissioner on fisheries and game, or of a fish and game warden, or on demand of any sheriff, constable, police officer or other officer authorized to arrest for crime. Failure to produce the permit upon such demand shall be prima facie evidence of a violation of this act. SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 24, 1915. (1915, 215, Spec.)

(1915, 214, Spec.)

Chap.215 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE SIZE OF MOLLUSKS WHICH MAY

BE TAKEN FROM WATERS UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE
SHELLFISH COMMISSIONERS FOR THE CITY OF NEW BED-
FORD AND THE TOWN OF FAIRHAVEN.

mollusks which

from certain waters.

Be it enacted, etc., as follows: Size of

SECTION 1. The board of shellfish commissioners for the may be taken city of New Bedford and the town of Fairhaven, established

under the provisions of chapter four hundred and eleven of the acts of the year nineteen hundred and eleven, is hereby authorized to make regulations as to the size of mollusks

which may be taken from the waters under the jurisdicProviso. tion of said commission: provided, however, that before any

regulations made under the authority of this act become
operative, they shall be approved by the commissioners on
fisheries and game.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 24, 1915.

laws.

An ACT TO PLACE THE MANAGER OF THE GAS AND ELECTRIC

Chap.216 DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY OF HOLYOKE UNDER THE CIVIL

SERVICE LAWS.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The manager of the gas and electric depart- Manager of ment in the city of Holyoke shall hereafter be placed under and electric the civil service laws and regulations, and his term of office department shall be permanent, except that he may be removed in civil service accordance with the civil service laws and the regulations made thereunder; but the person now holding said office may continue therein without passing the civil service examination. SECTION 2. This act shall be submitted to the voters of Time of

taking effect. the city of Holyoke at the annual state election in the current year, and shall take effect upon its acceptance by a majority of the voters voting thereon; otherwise it shall not take effect.

Approved March 25, 1915.

maintenance.

AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF Chap.217

THE TAUNTON STATE HOSPITAL. Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The sums hereinafter mentioned are appro- Taunton state priated, for the maintenance of the Taunton state hospital,

hospital, for the fiscal year ending on the thirtieth day of November, nineteen hundred and fifteen, to wit:

From the receipts of said hospital now in the treasury of the commonwealth, the sum of thirty-seven thousand nine hundred eighty dollars and seventy-four cents; and from the treasury of the commonwealth, from the ordinary revenue, a sum not exceeding two hundred seventy-nine thousand sixty-nine dollars and twenty-six cents. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 25, 1915.

[1871, 182; 1874, 189, 353; 1879, 146; 1885, 61; 1890, 217; 1895, 197; 1897, 209; 1899, 240;

1912, 453.) AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE QUALIFYING OF THE MAYOR AND

Chap.218 ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF SOMERVILLE. Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. Chapter two hundred and forty of the acts 1899, 240, § 12, of the year eighteen hundred and ninety-nine is hereby

amended.

aldermen of

amended by striking out section twelve and inserting in Time of place thereof the following: - Section 12. The mayorthe mayor and elect and aldermen-elect shall annually on the first Monday Somerville. of January meet and be sworn to the faithful performance

of their duties. The oath shall be administered by the city
clerk or by any justice of the peace, and shall be duly certified
on the journal of the board of aldermen. At any time there-
after the oath may be administered to the mayor-elect
or to any alderman-elect who was absent or who was not
then elected.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 25, 1915.

Chap.219 AN ACT TO INCLUDE THE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE NORTH

CITY HAY SCALES OF THE CITY OF BOSTON WITHIN THE

CLASSIFIED CIVIL SERVICE.

Be it enacted, etc., as follows: Superintendent

The civil service commission may prepare rules, which city hay scales shall take effect when approved by the governor and council cluded within in the manner prescribed by law, for the purpose of including the civil service.

within the classified civil service the superintendent of the north city hay scales of the city of Boston.

Approved March 25, 1915.

of the north

may pay a sum

mother of John

Chap.220 AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY OF LOWELL TO PAY A SUM

OF MONEY TO THE MOTHER OF JOHN J. KENNEY.

Be it enacted, etc., as follows: City of Lowell

SECTION 1. The city of Lowell, acting by the mayor and of money to the city council, is hereby authorized to pay to the mother of J. Kenney. John J. Kenney, a minor, who was seriously injured by an

accident while attending the industrial school in the said city, a sum not exceeding five thousand dollars. This amount shall be paid as follows: — One third in the current year and one third in each of the two succeeding years. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 25, 1915.

Chap.221 An Act MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF

THE WORCESTER STATE HOSPITAL.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The sums hereinafter mentioned are appropriated, for the maintenance of the Worcester state hospital,

Worcester state hospital, maintenance.

for the fiscal year ending on the thirtieth day of November, nineteen hundred and fifteen, to wit: -

From the receipts of said hospital now in the treasury of the commonwealth, the sum of fifty-eight thousand one hundred thirty-four dollars and thirteen cents; and from the treasury of the commonwealth, from the ordinary revenue, a sum not exceeding three hundred nine thousand one hundred fifteen dollars and eighty-seven cents. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 25, 1915.

AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE, MAINTENANCE OF

Chap.222 THE NORTHAMPTON STATE HOSPITAL. Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The sums hereinafter mentioned are appro- Northampton priated, for the maintenance of the Northampton state maintenance.

, hospital, during the fiscal year ending on the thirtieth day of November, nineteen hundred and fifteen, to wit:

From the receipts of said hospital now in the treasury of the commonwealth, the sum of fifty-one thousand five hundred eighty-four dollars and forty-four cents; and from the treasury of the commonwealth from the ordinary revenue, a sum not exceeding one hundred fifty-six thousand two hundred fifteen dollars and fifty-six cents. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 25, 1915.

AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF Chap.223

THE WRENTHAM STATE SCHOOL.

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The sums hereinafter mentioned are appro- Wrenthạm priated, for the maintenance of the Wrentham state school, maintenance. for the fiscal year ending on the thirtieth day of November, nineteen hundred and fifteen, to wit:

From the receipts of said school now in the treasury of the commonwealth, the sum of one thousand three hundred eleven dollars and fifty-two cents; and from the treasury of the commonwealth from the ordinary revenue, a sum not exceeding one hundred sixty-four thousand seven hundred five dollars and forty-eight cents. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 25, 1915.

State prison, maintenance.

Chap.224 AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE MAINTENANCE

OF THE STATE PRISON.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. A sum not exceeding one hundred and
eighty-four thousand dollars is hereby appropriated, to be
paid out of the treasury of the commonwealth from the
ordinary revenue, for the maintenance of the state prison,
for the fiscal year ending on the thirtieth day of November,
nineteen hundred and fifteen.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 25, 1915.

for women, maintenance.

Chap.225 AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF

THE REFORMATORY FOR WOMEN. Be it enacted, etc., as follows: Reformatory SECTION 1. A sum not exceeding ninety-five thousand

one hundred and twelve dollars is hereby appropriated, to be paid out of the treasury of the commonwealth from the ordinary revenue, for the maintenance of the reformatory for women, for the fiscal year ending on the thirtieth day of November, nineteen hundred and fifteen.

For the town of Framingham, toward the annual expense of maintaining the system of sewage disposal at said reformatory, the sum of six hundred dollars. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 25, 1915.

Danvers state hospital, maintenance.

Chap.226 An Act MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF

THE DANVERS STATE HOSPITAL.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The sums hereinafter mentioned are appropriated, for the maintenance of the Danvers state hospital, for the fiscal year ending on the thirtieth day of November, nineteen hundred and fifteen, to wit:

From the receipts of said hospital now in the treasury of the commonwealth, the sum of sixty-one thousand four hundred fifty-one dollars and seventy cents; and from the treasury of the commonwealth, from the ordinary revenue, a sum not exceeding three hundred ten thousand eighteen dollars and thirty cents. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved March 25, 1915.

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