SECTION 1: Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, the city of Holyoke may shut off the supply of water to any property for which a sewer use charge remains overdue or unpaid until the overdue or unpaid sewer use charge is paid; provided, however, upon receipt of notice of an overdue or unpaid sewer use charge from the city of Holyoke, its sewer commission or its board of public works, the Holyoke Water Works shall shut off the water to the subject property in the same manner and to the same extent as it would be authorized to for an overdue or unpaid water charge.
SECTION 2: Nothing set forth herein shall be construed to limit the city of Holyoke, its sewer commission or its board of public works from collecting overdue or unpaid sewer use charges by any other means authorized by law.
SECTION 3: This act shall take effect upon its passage.
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