Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 14 of chapter 61A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1984 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the third sentence the following three sentences:- After a public hearing, said city or town may assign either of said options to a nonprofit conservation organization under such terms and conditions as the mayor or board of selectmen deem appropriate. Such assignment shall be for the purpose of continuing the agricultural or horticultural use of the major portion of the property subject to this assignment. Notice of said public hearing shall be given in accordance with the provisions of section twenty-three B of chapter thirty-nine.
SECTION 2. Said section 14 of said chapter 61A, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by inserting after the sixth sentence the following sentence:- If either option has been assigned to a nonprofit conservation organization as provided in this section, said written notice shall state the name and address of said organization and the terms and conditions of said assignment.