Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of section forty-two C of chapter fifty-four of the General Laws, the state secretary shall cause the following question to be placed on the official ballot to be used in the city of Lowell at the biennial state election to be held in the year nineteen hundred and ninety-four:
"This question is binding.
Do you approve of the expenditure of public funds by the city of Lowell for the purpose of participating in the construction and/or development of the proposed multi-purpose sports arena in the city of Lowell for use by the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, the city and other public and private users "
If a majority of the votes cast in answer to said question is in the affirmative, then such public funds may be expended by the city of Lowell for the construction and development of the proposed multi-purpose sports arena in the city of Lowell, but not otherwise.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.