Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. To provide for supplementing the general appropriation act and for certain activities and projects, the sums set forth in sections two and three for the several purposes and subject to the conditions specified therein, the provisions of law regulating the disbursement of public funds and the conditions pertaining to appropriations in chapter two hundred and forty of the acts of nineteen hundred and eighty-nine, are hereby appropriated from the General Fund unless specifically designated otherwise in the items, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and ninety or for such period as may be specified, the sums so appropriated to be in addition, unless otherwise specified, to any amounts available for the purpose.
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`tch `tc1 `ts Item `t+1 `tch;end `tc1 6030-7201 `tc4 For the expenses of snow and ice control, including the cost of sand, salt and other control chemicals; provided, however, that a detailed report on district cost comparisons for fiscal year nineteen hundred and ninety expenditures be filed with the house and senate committees on ways and means on or before May first, nineteen hundred and ninety; and provided, further, that any surplus after May first, nineteen hundred and ninety may be expended for bridge and highway maintenance and repairs in said districts `tc6 $23,500,000 `tc5 Highway Fund 100.0% `tcol;end
SECTION 3. Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, the commissioner of the division of public employee retirement administration is hereby authorized and directed to expend from item 1108-6200 of section two of chapter two hundred and forty of the acts of nineteen hundred and eighty-nine an amount not to exceed six hundred and fifty thousand dollars for the payment of medical expenses for police recruits of Class 12 of the Western Massachusetts Law Enforcement Academy in the city known as the town of Agawam incurred as a result of injuries sustained while training at said academy. Said commissioner shall not make any such payment until documentation, in a form as he may prescribe, has been submitted regarding any claim for such payment.
SECTION 4. The commissioner of the division of public employee retirement administration shall make payments to an individual or municipality pursuant to section three only to the extent that the medical expenses (1) exceed self insurance reserves of a municipality; provided, however, that said commissioner shall consult with the commissioner of revenue to determine the availability of funds in a municipality's self insurance reserve or (2) are not covered under a policy of health insurance or workers' compensation insurance. No payment shall be made on behalf of said police recruits until said police recruit or municipality has assigned all applicable subrogation rights to the commonwealth.
SECTION 5. This act shall take effect upon its passage.