SECTION 1. Section 43H of Chapter 7 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof, the following: - “; and provided further, that no such lease or tenancy at will or other rental agreement shall have been approved, that is not accompanied by a justification of the need for such property by the Commonwealth and that does not include a clause allowing the Commonwealth to terminate the lease in a reasonable manner and time when, in the opinion of the said the executive or administrative head of such state department, court, commission or board or the state superintendent of state office buildings, the continued need for such property is no longer apparent or justified.
The director of facilities management is hereby authorized and directed to review all current leases, tenancies at will or other rental agreements to ensure that any renewal or extension thereof shall include a clause allowing the commonwealth to terminate the lease, tenancy at will or rental agreement in a reasonable manner and time when, in the opinion of the executive or administrative head of the state department, court, commission or board or the superintendent of state office building, the continued need for such leased, occupied or rented property is no longer apparent or justified.”
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