Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Clause (8) of paragraph C of section 1 of chapter 5 of the acts of 1990 is hereby amended by adding the following sentence:- The administrative assistant shall not approve any abatement in settlement or other disposition of a complaint filed by an aggrieved person with the appellate tax board pursuant to section sixty-nine of chapter fifty-nine of the General Laws without first having submitted a recommendation to the board of assessors for its action thereon. Said board may grant or deny the settlement or disposition as recommended or substitute another amount.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.