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 chapter one hundred and forty-nine of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, for a period of sixty days following the effective date of this act, the town of Framingham is hereby authorized to procure design and construction services for the purpose of any repairs or replacements to the Loring Arena in said town and its equipment and fixtures that are necessary to permit ice skating uses of said arena in nineteen hundred and ninety-five and the winter of nineteen hundred and ninety-six. The town may undertake such repairs after obtaining such competitive bids or proposals as it can obtain in time to care for such necessary repairs and without public advertising and opening of bids or proposals.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.