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 21H of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1990 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out paragraph (k) and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-
(k) For the purposes of this section, the terms "regional" and "regional basis" shall be deemed to include facilities servicing a county, a municipality which has a population in excess of three hundred thousand or two or more municipalities.
SECTION 2. Chapter 584 of the acts of 1987 is hereby amended by striking out section 24, as most recently amended by section 402 of chapter 177 of the acts of 1990, and inserting in place thereof the following section:-
Section 24. The department of environmental protection is hereby authorized and directed to expend a sum, not to exceed seven million dollars, for the purpose of establishing a yard, leaf or other organic composting projects and of awarding grants to municipalities for such projects as authorized by subsection (a) of section seven of chapter twenty-one H of the General Laws.