§ 1 Office established
§ 4A Division of inspection; chief of inspections; qualifications of inspectors; districts; enforcement of state building code; review by commissioner
§ 6 Inspectors and assistants; appointment
§ 6A Disqualification of convicts
§ 7 Expenses; inspectors
§ 7A Injuries in line of duty; police services; medical expenses
§ 7B Injuries or death in line of duty; police service; compensation
§ 8 Oath of office
§ 10 Board of boiler rules
§ 10A Bureau of pipefitters, refrigeration technicians and sprinkler fitters
§ 11 Board of elevator regulations
§ 11A Board of elevator appeals; membership; powers and duties
§ 11B Bungee jumping; rules and regulations
§ 12 State athletic commission
§ 13A Architectural access board; members; terms; rules and regulations; penalties; review; definitions
§ 20 Operation of carriage horses; rules and regulations
§ 22 Written notice of violation of certain laws and regulations; enforcement; contents; appeals

Terms Used In Massachusetts General Laws > Chapter 22

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.