Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. For the purposes of section twenty A of chapter fifty-nine of the General Laws, Essex county in assessing costs, charges and fees upon the cities and towns of said county for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and eighty-eight shall use the total of all costs, charges and fees assessed for fiscal year nineteen hundred and eighty-seven, notwithstanding the return of certain funds to said cities and towns as voted by advisory board on county expenditures of said county on September twentieth, nineteen hundred and eighty-six.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.