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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE COMMISSIONER OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO CONVEY A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND IN THE CITY OF REVERE

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. (a) Notwithstanding sections 32 to 37, inclusive, of chapter 7C of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance, in consultation with the department of conservation and recreation, may convey to 1141 Revere Beach Parkway Realty, LLC of 1141 Revere Beach Parkway in the city of Revere a 0.30 acre parcel of land located in the city of Revere which is currently under the care and control of the department of conservation and recreation and held for conservation and recreation purposes, subject to any additional terms and conditions consistent with this act as the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance, in consultation with the commissioner of conservation and recreation, may determine. The parcel is identified as “POSSIBLE LAND PURCHASE FROM DCR” on a plan entitled “CONCEPTUAL PLAN FOR DISCUSSION ONLY POSSIBLE LAND PURCHASE #1141 REVERE BEACH PARKWAY, REVERE, MA”, dated August 16, 2016, prepared by Williams & Sparages. The exact boundaries of the parcel shall be determined by the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance, in consultation with the commissioner of conservation and recreation, after completion of a survey. The consideration for the conveyance shall be the full and fair market value or value in use, whichever is greater, of the parcel as determined by the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance pursuant to 1 or more independent professional appraisals. The parcel shall be conveyed by deed without warranties or representations by the commonwealth.

SECTION 2. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the inspector general shall review and approve the appraisal required by section 1. After receiving an appraisal, the inspector general shall prepare a report of such review, including an examination of the methodology utilized in conducting the appraisals, and file the report with the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance. After receiving the inspector general’s report and at least 30 days before any agreement or instrument for the conveyance of the parcel is executed, the division shall submit the report to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on state administration and regulatory oversight. 

SECTION 3. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary and to ensure no net loss of lands protected for natural resource purposes, all consideration received for the conveyance authorized in section 1 shall be deposited in the Conservation Trust established in section 1 of chapter 132A of the General Laws and shall be expended by the department of conservation and recreation to acquire lands or interests therein to be held for conservation and recreation purposes which shall be under the care and control of the department of conservation and recreation.

SECTION 4. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, 1141 Revere Beach Parkway Realty, LLC shall be responsible for all costs and expenses including, but not limited to, costs associated with any engineering, surveys, appraisals and deed preparation related to the conveyance authorized in this act as such costs may be determined by the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance.

Approved, April 12, 2018