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  • Acts
  • 1997
  • Chapter 172 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OF TITLE AND OWNERSHIP OF THE MASHPEE WAMPANOAG INDIAN MUSEUM.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:


SECTION 1. The town of Mashpee, acting by and through its board of selectmen, is hereby authorized to transfer title and ownership of a parcel of land described on Mashpee assessors map 35 as block 30, or a portion thereof, together with the Mashpee Wampanoag Indian Museum located thereon and the contents located therein or currently owned by said town, to the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Council, Inc. upon such terms and conditions as deemed appropriate by said board of selectmen; provided, however, that said property shall be used to provide educational, recreational, and cultural services to the general public.

SECTION 2. In the event said parcel, together with the Mashpee Wampanoag Indian Museum, ceases to be used at any time for the purposes contained herein, said parcel, together with the Mashpee Wampanoag Indian Museum, the ownership of said parcel shall revert to the town of Mashpee.

SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved November 26, 1997.