AN ACT CHANGING THE NAME OF THE NORFOLK COUNTY HOSPITAL TO MASSACHUSETTS RESPIRATORY HOSPITAL.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. The hospital operated and maintained by the county
commissioners of Norfolk county,
under the provisions of section eighty-two of chapter one hundred and eleven of the
General Laws, shall be designated and known as the Massachusetts Respiratory Hospital.
SECTION 2. All statutory provisions, whether in general or
that refer to the Norfolk County Hospital, the hospital operated by
Norfolk county, or by any
similar designation shall be deemed to mean the
Massachusetts Respiratory Hospital; provided, however, that such statutory
provisions shall in no other way be modified by this act.
SECTION 3. The special account authorized by section one of
chapter five hundred and fourteen of the acts of nineteen hundred and
eighty-three shall be known as the Massachusetts respiratory hospital
operations account, and all references in such act and elsewhere to said
special account shall be deemed to mean the Massachusetts respiratory
hospital operations account.
SECTION 4. All presently existing legal rights and obligations
created by statute, contract, or otherwise, pertaining to the Norfolk
County Hospital shall be deemed to be rights and obligations of the
Massachusetts Respiratory Hospital.
SECTION 5. This act shall take effect upon its passage.