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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 2111         FILED ON: 9/28/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2062

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Marc R. Pacheco

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to certain affordable housing in the city of Taunton.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Marc R. Pacheco

 

Patricia A. Haddad

5th Bristol


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 2111        FILED ON: 9/28/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2062

By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2062) of Marc R. Pacheco and Patricia A. Haddad (by vote of the mayor and municipal council) for legislation relative to affordable housing in the city of Taunton.  Housing. [Local Approval Received.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to certain affordable housing in the city of Taunton.
 

              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.  Construction   and   development   activity   related   to  redevelopment by the  Taunton Housing Authority of  the  federally  funded Taunton HOPE VI public housing project, or any part thereof, shall not be subject to any general or special law related to the procurement and award of contracts  for the construction,  reconstruction,  installation,  demolition, maintenance or repair of buildings, streets or other infrastructure by a public agency, but shall be subject to sections 26 to 27H, inclusive, of chapter 149 of the General Laws.  Construction   and   development   of streets and other infrastructure related   to  redevelopment by the  Taunton Housing Authority of such public housing project shall not be subject to any general or special law related to the procurement and award of contracts  for the construction,  reconstruction,  installation,  demolition, maintenance or repair of streets or other infrastructure by a public agency, but shall be subject to said sections 26 to 27H, inclusive, of said chapter 149, notwithstanding that such streets and other infrastructure may later be accepted as public ways or conveyed to the city of Taunton or an agency or authority thereof.  A conveyance of the project, whether by leasehold or fee estate to an urban redevelopment corporation organized under chapter 121A of the General Laws or to a nonprofit corporation organized for the purpose of revitalizing the project shall be subject to chapter 30B of the General Laws if the project is conveyed to an entity that is not owned, controlled or managed by the Taunton Housing Authority on the date of the conveyance.

                          SECTION 2.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

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