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HOUSE   .     .    .    .    .    .    .   No. 4150

   Section 130 contained in the engrossed Bill making appropriations for the fiscal year 2010 for the maintenance of the departments, boards, commissions, institutions and certain activities of the Commonwealth, for interest, sinking fund and serial bond requirements and for certain permanent improvements (see House, No. 4129), which had been returned by His Excellency the Governor with recommendation of amendment (for message, see Attachment M of House, No. 4139).  June 30, 2009.


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts







An Act   providing for the transfer of certain funds to the General Fund .


   Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide forthwith for the transfer of certain funds to the General Fund , therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

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.     Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the comptroller shall transfer the following amounts to the General Fund after notice from the secretary of the executive office for administration and finance that sufficient funds are available:

(a)     $10,000,000 from the Massachusetts Alternative and Clean Energy Investment Trust Fund, established in section 35FF of chapter 10 of the General Laws;

(b)     $5,000,000 from the Workforce Competitiveness Trust Fund, established in section 2WWW of chapter 29 of the General Laws;

(c)     $7,000,000 from the Smart Growth Housing Trust Fund established in section 35AA of chapter 10 of the General Laws;

(e)     $3,000,000 from the County Registers Technological Fund, established in section 2KKK of chapter 29 of the General Laws;

(f)     $3,000,000 from the Massachusetts Science, Technology Engineering, and Mathematics Grant Fund established in section 2MMM of chapter 29; and

(g)     $3,000,000 from the Commonwealth Covenant Fund established in section 35EE of chapter 10 of the General Laws. 

Transfers under this section shall be made not later than June 30, 2010.

SECTION 2.   This act shall take effect as of July 1, 2009.

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