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SENATE DOCKET, NO.         FILED ON: 12/ 2371 /2009

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2237

[LOCAL APPROVAL RECEIVED.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

John A. Hart, Jr.

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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 passage of the accompanying bill:

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

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

John A. Hart, Jr.

First Suffolk


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand and Nine

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An Act r elative to c ertain a ffordable h ousing in the c ity of Boston.


 

              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 Boston Housing Authority of the federally-funded Old Colony public housing project, or any part thereof, shall not be subject to any general or special law related to the procurement an d award of contracts for the construction, reconstruction, installation, demolition, maintenance, or repair of buildings by a public agency, but shall be subject to sections 26 to 27H, inclusive, of chapter 149 of the Generals Laws. Contracts for the const ruction, reconstruction, alteration, remodeling, or repair of any publicly owned public works that service this project and would otherwise be subject to section 39M of chapter 30 of the General Laws shall be subject to said section 39M if the redevelopmen t of the project is funded in part by state or federal government low-income housing tax credit, grant, or loan, or pursuant to the issuance of tax-exempt bonds authorized by general law. 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 state and federally tax-exempt corporation organized for the purpose of revitalizing the project, shall be subject to chapter 30B of the General Laws to t he extent that the project is conveyed to an entity that is not owned, controlled, or managed by the Boston Housing Authority on the date of the conveyance.

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

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