Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Section 4 of chapter 40 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1988 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the second paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-
For the construction of sewers, sewage systems and sewage treatment and disposal facilities, for making connections thereto and for the collection, treatment and disposal of septage and sewage, with one or more other governmental units as defined in section four A, or with private parties who own, use or operate such facilities for sewage and septage collection, treatment and disposal, for a period not exceeding thirty years; provided, however, that such contract has been authorized by majority vote as defined in section one of chapter forty-four, and the terms thereof have been approved by the emergency finance board. Such contracts shall not be subject to annual appropriations unless the contract provides otherwise.