AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF ACUSHNET TO WITHDRAW FROM THE ACUSHNET, MARION AND ROCHESTER REGIONAL HEALTH DISTRICT.
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 section 27A of
chapter 111 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the
contrary, the town of Acushnet shall withdraw from the Acushnet, Marion and
Rochester Regional Health District, such withdrawal to be effective 30 days
following the effective date of this act.
The regional health district joint committee shall call a
special meeting, in accordance with Article III, Section 2 of the district
by-laws, to be held no later than 30 days following the effective date of
this act. At said meeting, the regional health district shall determine what
funds from the district's annual budget, if any, are due to the town of
Acushnet as a result of said town's withdrawal prior to the end of the
district's fiscal year. The district treasurer shall forthwith issue a
reimbursement of such funds to the town.
This act shall take effect upon its passage.