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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4703        FILED ON: 11/10/2009

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 4354



The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Robert S. Hargraves, Steven C. Panagiotakos


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 passage of the accompanying bill:

An Act autho rizing the use of revenues from the Groton Sewer Enterprise Fund.






Robert S. Hargraves

1st Middlesex

Steven C. Panagiotakos

First Middlesex



The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand and Nine



An Act authorizing the use of revenues from the Groton Sewer Enterprise Fund.


              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the a uthority of the same as follows:

SECTION 1. Notwithstanding any general law or rule or regulation of the department of revenue to the contrary, during fiscal years 2011, 2012 and 2013 the town of Groton may use revenues from its sewer enterprise fund to reimburse the town’s general fund for sewer system construction debt payments made in connection with the original construction of the Groton Center Sewer System authorized by the vote taken under Article 18 of the March 21, 1987 annual town meeting.  The amounts credited to the general fund on account of said reimbursement may be used by the town for any lawful purpose, including the payment of debt service on town bonds that has been exempted from the provisions of section 21C of chapter 59 of the general laws, proposition two and one-half, so called, pursuant to subsection (k) of said section 21C.

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

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