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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF NEWTON TO LEASE THE JOHN W. WEEKS SCHOOL

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 3 of chapter 40 of the General Laws or chapter 330 of the acts of 1981 or any other general or special law to the contrary, the city of Newton may lease the John W. Weeks school for a term of years not exceeding 99 years.

SECTION 2. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, but subject to paragraphs (a), (b) and (g) of section 16 of chapter 30B of the General Laws, the city of Newton may grant a lease extension to the Newton Community Development Foundation, Inc., the current lessee of the John W. Weeks school, without undertaking a procurement process.

SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage. 

Approved, September 12, 201