Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to immediately regulate motor vehicle inspection and maintenance programs, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 142M of chapter 111 of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking out the word "ninety-six", inserted by section 2 of chapter 302 of the acts of 1995, and inserting in place thereof the following word:- ninety-seven.
SECTION 2. Said section 142M of said chapter 111 is hereby amended by striking out the word "ninety-seven", inserted by section 3 of said chapter 302, and inserting in place thereof the following word:- ninety-eight.
SECTION 3. Chapter 490 of the acts of 1993 is hereby amended by striking out section 9, as most recently amended by section 1 of chapter 302 of the acts of 1995, and inserting in place thereof the following section:-
Section 9. Subsection (c) of section one hundred and forty-two M of chapter one hundred and eleven of the General Laws, added by section six of this act, shall take effect on July first, nineteen hundred and ninety-seven. Section eight shall take effect on June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and ninety-seven.