Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 3 of chapter 514 of the acts of 1983 is hereby amended by striking out the first sentence and inserting in place thereof the following three sentences:- The county treasurer, upon written request of the administrator of Norfolk County Hospital after consultation with the board of trustees of said hospital, may borrow funds in any fiscal year in anticipation of the receipt of revenues of said hospital during the balance of said fiscal year as well as during the ensuing fiscal year. Said administrator shall certify to the county treasurer his estimate of such anticipated revenues. Such borrowings shall be payable, and shall be paid, not later than one year from their date and said one year term may occur within the span of two separate fiscal years.
SECTION 2. Notwithstanding the provisions of section thirty-two of chapter thirty-five of the General Laws, the administrator of Norfolk County Hospital may expend funds from the Norfolk county hospital operations account, established under the provisions of section one of chapter five hundred and fourteen of the acts of nineteen hundred and eighty-three, for expenses, including travel expenses, arising from attendance by employees of said hospital at conferences and conventions without the commonwealth; provided, however, that the aggregate amount of all such expenditures proposed to be made in any fiscal year shall be included in the applicable financial plan or revised financial plan for that fiscal year submitted by said administrator under the provisions of section four of said chapter five hundred and fourteen and shall have been approved by the county commissioners of Norfolk county and the county advisory board of said county, as provided in said section four of said chapter five hundred and fourteen.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.