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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF PLYMOUTH TO ESTABLISH AN 1820 COURTHOUSE FUND

     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.  Notwithstanding section 53 of chapter 44 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the town of Plymouth may establish in the town treasury a separate special revenue account to be known as the 1820 Courthouse Fund and may appropriate monies in the fund to finance the construction, demolition, renovation, operation and related costs of the 1820 courthouse and associated properties.  Amounts received by the town annually pursuant to section 2 of chapter 64L of the General Laws from the local sales tax imposed upon the sale of restaurant meals in the town of Plymouth shall be deposited into the fund. Interest earned shall remain with and become part of the fund.
     SECTION 2.  The fund established pursuant to section 1 shall expire on June 30, 2040.
     SECTION 3.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, November 6, 2014.