Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding any general or special law or charter provision to the contrary, Hampden County is hereby authorized to borrow at one time or from time to time, but in no event later than June thirty, nineteen hundred and eighty-eight, a sum in the aggregate not exceeding two million, two hundred thousand dollars from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for the purpose of maintaining and operating Hampden County in fiscal years nineteen hundred and eighty-seven and eighty-eight. No interest shall be payable by the County on account of such loan.
Such loan shall be repaid to the Commonwealth in ten equal annual installments, beginning in fiscal year nineteen hundred and eighty-nine.
SECTION 2. Any amounts to be borrowed under section one shall be paid by the State Treasurer upon request of the Hampden County Commissioners and the Advisory Board on County Expenditures, after approval of the loan amount by the Commissioner of the Department of Revenue.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.