AN ACT MAKING CERTAIN APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1999 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 $450,000,000 is hereby appropriated for the
fiscal year ending June 30, 1999, to meet necessary expenditures prior to the
enactment of the general appropriation act for said fiscal year for
the maintenance and operation 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 said appropriation shall be in
any amounts previously appropriated and made available for said purposes;
provided, however, that the authorization contained herein
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 general appropriation act; and provided further, that all
under this authorization shall be consistent with appropriations made in said
general appropriation act.
This act shall take effect as of July 1, 1998.