Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 2 of chapter 48 of the acts of 1970 is hereby amended by striking out the first sentence, as most recently amended by chapter 9 of the acts of 1979, and inserting in place thereof the following two sentences:- The county commissioners of Bristol county with the approval of the Bristol county advisory board may, for the purpose of promoting the recreational, vacation, convention, commercial and industrial resources of said county, expend such sums as may be appropriated therefor. All sums appropriated or expended by the county commissioners of Bristol county for the foregoing purposes prior to the effective date of this act shall be deemed to have been legally appropriated or expended.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.