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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 94510        FILED ON: 2/22/2010

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 4510


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


By Mr. Walsh of Lynn, for the committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight, on House, No. 3616 , a Bill relative to Plimo th Plantation (House, No. 45 1 0).  February 22, 2010 .






Steven M. Walsh

11th Essex

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand and Ten





              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.   The commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance, notwithstanding sections 40E through 40J, inclusive, of chapter 7 of the General Laws, may, in consultation with the department of conservation and recreation, lease for nominal consideration certain parcels of land in the town of Plymouth, subject to such terms and conditions as may be determined by the commissioner in consultation with the department, to the Plimoth Plantation for a term of up to 20 years.   Said parcels are shown on a plan of land entitled “P lan of Land Plymouth, MA. showing proposed licensing areas on land of Commonwealth of Massachusetts drawn by Stenbeck & Taylor, Inc. dated December 22, 2008”.   The providing of educational services to the public by Plimoth Plantation shall be additional co nsideration for such lease.

SECTION 2 .  The lessee shall use the property solely for Plimoth Plantation operational purposes and the lease or other agreement pertaining to the lease of the property shall include a provision restricting the use of the prope rty to such purposes and providing for a reversion of the property to the commonwealth if the property ceases to be so used or is used for any other purpose.

SECTION 3 .  If the lessee ceases to use and maintain the property for the purposes specified in se ction 2 of this act or uses the property for any other purpose, the lease shall terminate and the property shall revert to the commonwealth.

SECTION 4 .  During the term of the lease, the lessee shall be responsible for operating and maintaining the leased property and any and all costs associated with such operation and maintenance.

SECTION 5 .  The lessee shall be responsible for any and all costs associated with the lease of the property under this act including costs of any surveys and legal or recording fees.

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