Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. The county commissioners of Plymouth county on behalf of said county, are hereby authorized to lease, pursuant to the provisions of section sixteen of chapter thirty B of the General Laws, a certain parcel of land or any portion thereof, located on High street in the town of Hanson, and being the former site of the Plymouth county hospital, also known as Cranberry specialty hospital of Plymouth county, which parcel consists of approximately fifty acres, for a period not to exceed twenty years and for a purpose to be determined by said county commissioners.
SECTION 2. Any design, construction and equipment, construction management, development or financing relating to the lease authorized by section one and any contract relating directly or indirectly to said design, construction and equipment, construction management, development or financing of said lease, shall be exempt from the provisions of sections thirty-eight A> to thirty-eight O, inclusive, clause (c) of section thirty-nine B, sections forty A to forty C, inclusive, section forty-one B and the second and fourth paragraphs of section forty-two C of chapter seven of the General Laws, section thirty-nine M of chapter thirty of the General Laws and sections forty-four A to forty-four M, inclusive, of chapter one hundred and forty-nine of the General Laws.
SECTION 3. Notwithstanding the provisions of the first paragraph of section fourteen of chapter thirty-four of the General Laws, Plymouth county shall not be required to offer the real estate for the project for sale or lease to the commonwealth or the town of Hanson nor shall said county be required to further comply with the notification, publication or public hearing requirements of said section fourteen of said chapter thirty-four.
SECTION 4. Notwithstanding the provisions of section thirty-four of chapter thirty-five of the General Laws, the lease for the project may be entered into for a period not to exceed twenty years.
SECTION 5. This act shall take effect upon its passage.