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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE XII EDUCATION
  • CHAPTER 70B SCHOOL BUILDING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
  • Section 3C School building authority; termination; projects to conform to federal statutory mandates

Section 3C. The authority and its existence shall continue until terminated by law, but no such law shall take effect so long as the authority shall have bonds outstanding unless adequate provision has been made for the payment or satisfaction thereof. Upon termination of the authority, the title to all properties of the authority that remain after provision for the payment or satisfaction of all bonds of the authority shall vest in the commonwealth. The obligations, debts and liabilities of the authority shall be assumed by and imposed upon the commonwealth and shall be transferred to the state treasurer or to such other successor as may be provided by law.

The commonwealth, subject to appropriation and article 62 of the constitution of the commonwealth, may appropriate, pledge its credit, guaranty, or support the funding of capital construction projects, major reconstruction projects, capital improvements required under the Americans With Disabilities Act, new construction, other improvements, major repairs or renovations, any other projects to conform to federal statutory mandates, or projects specifically authorized and funded from additional revenues by legislation enacted by the general court after July 1, 2004.

The authority shall not be obligated to make any expenditures for any commitments, improvements, repairs, renovations, capital construction projects, major reconstruction projects, capital improvements required under the Americans With Disabilities Act, new construction, other improvements, major repairs or renovations, any other projects to conform to federal statutory mandates, or projects specifically authorized or mandated for which the necessary additional revenues to complete these commitments, improvements, repairs, renovations, capital construction projects, major reconstruction projects, capital improvements required under the Americans With Disabilities Act, new construction, other improvements, major repairs or renovations, or any other projects to conform to federal statutory mandates, have not been made available to the authority by the commonwealth.

Any commitments, improvements, repairs, renovations, capital construction projects, major reconstruction projects, capital improvements required under the Americans With Disabilities Act, new construction, other improvements, major repairs or renovations, any other projects to conform to federal statutory mandates, or projects specifically authorized or mandated for which the necessary additional revenues to complete these commitments, improvements, repairs, renovations, capital construction projects, major reconstruction projects, capital improvements required under the Americans With Disabilities Act, new construction, other improvements, major repairs or renovations, or any other projects to conform to federal statutory mandates, so authorized or mandated and for which additional revenues have been made available shall be subject to the rules, laws and regulations of the authority.