Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, the amount of one hundred ninety-nine million six hundred and thirty-five thousand dollars is hereby made available in the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and ninety to meet necessary expenditures prior to the enactment into law of the general appropriations act for the nineteen hundred and ninety fiscal year, for the maintenance and operations of the several departments, boards, commissions, and institutions, for other necessary services, and for meeting certain requirements of law; provided that said sum may be expended, without further appropriation, pursuant to schedules prepared by the secretary of administration and finance and filed prior to expenditure with the house and senate committees on ways and means; provided, further, that the authorization contained herein shall cease to be operative as of the effective date of the general appropriations act for the nineteen hundred and ninety fiscal year and all actions taken under this section shall apply against said general appropriations act.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.