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 thirteen B of chapter eighty of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the town of Hingham, acting by and through its board of selectmen, is hereby authorized, upon the petition of a property owner subject to a sewer betterment charge imposed pursuant to the vote of said town to install sewerage facilities in the Weir river watershed area, to exempt such property owner from the current payment of such charge notwithstanding the age, income or domicile of such owner; provided, however, that such owner enters into a deferral and recovery agreement with said town containing terms and provisions similar to those set forth in the second paragraph of said section thirteen B and bearing interest at the rate chargeable to said town for the project to which the betterment charge relates.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.