SECTION 1. Section 56 of chapter 40 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the first two sentences and inserting in place thereof the following two sentences:-
Every fifth year, the commissioner shall certify as to whether the board of assessors is assessing property at full and fair cash valuation. Once certified, a city or town may classify in the manner set out in this section for the year of certification and for the four years next following said year of certification.
SECTION 2. The provisions of section one of this act shall be applicable to all certifications issued by the commissioner after the effective date of this act.
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