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  • Acts
  • 1997
  • Chapter 73 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE PROCUREMENT AND AWARD OF CONTRACTS FOR CERTAIN HOUSING IN THE CITY OF BOSTON.

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 any general or special law to the contrary, any public housing project which (1) has been conveyed by the Boston Housing Authority, whether by leasehold or fee estate, to a private entity pursuant to a process in accordance with the provisions of chapter 30B of the General Laws, and (2) has been funded in part by a federal government Hope VI grant awarded in 1994 or 1996, shall not be subject to the requirements of any general or special law related to the procurement and award of contracts for the construction, reconstruction, installation, demolition, maintenance or repair of any building by a public agency, but shall remain subject to the requirements of sections 26 to 27H, inclusive, of chapter 149 of the General Laws; provided, however, that contracts for the construction, reconstruction, alteration, remodeling or repair of any publicly owned public works which service such projects shall not be exempted by the provisions of this act from the requirements of section 39M of chapter 30 of the General Laws.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved August 14, 1997.