Whereas , The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is forthwith to delay the effective date of certain changes in laws relative to the expiration dates of gift certificates and certain other mediums of exchange, 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:
Chapter 510 of the acts of 2002 is hereby amended by adding the following section:-
Section 9. This act shall take effect on June 1, 2003.