SECTION 1. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance shall convey to Edward Moriarty, by a deed to be recorded with the Hampden registry of deeds, a .091 acre parcel of land located on Fairmont Street in the city of Holyoke identified as parcel ID 153-00-005 on the city of Holyoke assessor’s online property viewer, being a parcel or section thereof taken by the Commonwealth for the purpose of giving the Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke access to Fairmont Street as described in an order of taking dated November 27, 1951, and recorded with the Hampden Registry of Deeds on page 171 of Book 2150. The exact boundaries of the parcel shall be determined by the commissioner of the division of capital asset management and maintenance, in consultation with the secretary of the executive office of health and human services, after completion of a survey. The consideration for said conveyance shall be the full and fair market value of said parcel as determined by the commissioner of the division of capital asset management and maintenance pursuant to 1 or more independent professional appraisals. This 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 any appraisals required pursuant to section 1. The inspector general shall prepare a report of its review of the methodology utilized for the appraisals and shall file the report with the state secretary, the house and senate committees on ways and means and the house and senate committees on bonding, capital expenditures and state assets The commissioner of the division of capital asset management and maintenance shall, 30 days before the execution of any conveyance authorized by this act, or any subsequent amendment thereto, submit the proposed conveyance or amendment and a report thereon to the inspector general for his review and comment. The inspector general shall issue his review and comment within 15 days of receipt of the proposed conveyance or amendment. The commissioner shall submit the proposed conveyance or amendment, and the reports and the comments of the inspector general, if any, to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on state administration and regulatory oversight at least 15 days before execution of the conveyance.
SECTION 3. Edward Moriarty 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 conveyances authorized pursuant to this act as such costs may be determined by the commissioner of the division of capital asset management and maintenance.
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