Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Item 0431-8833 of section 2 of chapter 649 of the acts of 1982 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 3, the words "Salem and Boston - Commonwealth Avenue Armories" and inserting in place thereof the words:- Boston-Commonwealth Avenue Armory,- and by striking out, in lines 21 to 23, inclusive, the words "; and provided, further, that the contribution of the commonwealth for these projects shall not exceed four million dollars".
SECTION 2. Section 5 of said chapter 649 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 6, the words "seven million, one" and inserting in place thereof the words:- nineteen million, two.
SECTION 3. Section 8 of chapter 649 of the acts of 1982 is hereby amended by striking the last sentence of that paragraph of said section 8 immediately preceding the numbered subparagraphs and the number of subparagraphs (1), (2), and (3) of said section and inserting in place thereof the following sentences and subparagraphs;
The deputy commissioner of the division of capital planning and operations is authorized to enter into a land disposition agreement with the Trustees of Boston University. The deed and agreement conveying such property to Boston University shall contain the following conditions and restrictions:
(1) that ownership and control of said property shall remain with Boston University so long as it continues to do business in the Commonwealth and carry on such activities on said property as may be permitted by this Act;
(2) that use of said property shall be restricted to (a) educational activities of students of Boston University, (b) the provision of student housing for students of Boston University, (c) athletic activities of students of Boston University and of students enrolled in the Boston public schools or in other primary or secondary schools in the Commonwealth, and (d) the administration of or the conduct of research by the University;
(3) that use of said property shall not include facilities for independent commercial activities or housing for persons other than students enrolled at the University; except for those commercial activities which are incidental to or compatible with the uses provided for by this section.
(4) that Boston University shall permit the unrestricted use of the property by the National Guard of the Commonwealth, at no cost to the Commonwealth, until such time as the National Guard effectuates the transfer of activities presently conducted on the property to other suitable premises;.
SECTION 4. The division of capital planning and operations with the cooperation and assistance of the armory commission is hereby directed to undertake a study to identify an appropriate site and facility for the relocation of the Salem Armory.
SECTION 5. In accordance with the provisions of item 0431-8833 of section two of chapter six hundred and forty-nine of the acts of nineteen hundred and eighty-two, the division of capital planning and operations is hereby authorized to design and construct the replacement armories and facilities for the Boston-Commonwealth Armory on land currently under the control of the National Guard of the commonwealth located at Camp Curtis Guild in Reading and Speen Street in the town of Natick, and said division may, in consultation with the national guard and with the prior approval of the appropriate federal agencies, design and construct a replacement armory or facility at Fort Devens.