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  • Acts
  • 1997
  • Chapter 69 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, as follows:


SECTION 1. 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.

SECTION 2. 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.

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

Approved August 13, 1997.