Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION<< 1. Paragraph (a) of section 8 of chapter 216 of the acts of 1976 is hereby amended by striking out the first sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- The commission is hereby authorized to maintain and operate a civic center or to lease to any person corporate or otherwise, upon such terms and in such manner as it deems advisable, the operation of the civic center or any of the facilities thereof; provided, however, that any such lease shall not exceed a term of thirty years and shall be subject to the limitations and procedures established by section twenty-nine of chapter forty-three of the General Laws.
SECTION 2. The first sentence of paragraph (