Whereas , The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to authorize certain purchases of oil or other fuel supplies without bids, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
SECTION 1. Chapter 292 of the acts of 1978 is hereby amended by striking out section 3, as most recently amended by chapter 309 of the acts of 1992, and inserting in place thereof the following section:-
Section 3. Section 2 of this act shall become inoperative on December 31, 2002.
SECTION 2. Chapter 234 of the acts of 1985 is hereby amended by striking out section 3, as most recently amended by section 1 of chapter 53 of the acts of 1995, and inserting in place thereof the following section:-
Section 3. This act shall become inoperative on July 1, 2001.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect as of July 1, 1997.