AN ACT MAKING CERTAIN APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1998 PRIOR TO FINAL ACTION ON THE GENERAL APPROPRIATION BILL FOR SAID FISCAL YEAR.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special
law to the contrary,
the amount of $575,000,000 is hereby appropriated for the fiscal year ending
June 30, 1998, to meet necessary expenditures prior to the enactment into law
of the general appropriation act for said fiscal year, for the maintenance and
operations of the several departments, boards, commissions, and institutions,
including federal grant and intragovernmental service fund expenditures, for
other necessary services, and for meeting certain requirements of law;
provided, however, that the authorization contained herein shall cease to be
operative as of the effective date of the general appropriation act for said
fiscal year and all actions taken under this section shall apply against said
appropriation act; provided, further, that all expenditures made under this
authorization shall be consistent with appropriations made in said
Item 4800-0020 of section 2 of chapter 151 of the acts
of 1996 is hereby amended by striking out the figure "47,571,907" and inserting
in place thereof the following figure:- 49,416,253.
Item 4800-1100 of said section 2 of said chapter 151 is
hereby amended by striking out the figure "80,479,763" and inserting in place
thereof the following figure:- 82,124,763.
Section 1 shall take effect as of July 1, 1997.
Sections 2 and 3 shall take effect as of June 30, 1997.