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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 7L: Appropriation laws for commonwealth expenses; subject matter

Section 7L. A law making an appropriation for expenses of the commonwealth shall not contain provisions on any other subject matter. As used in this section, expenses of the commonwealth shall include expenses of the executive, legislative and judicial departments, interest, payments on the public debt, local aid, and other items of expense authorized or required by existing law.