AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE PROVISION OF NATURAL GAS SERVICE IN THE TOWN OF WAKEFIELD.
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 34 of
chapter 164 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the
contrary, the municipal gas and light department of the town of Wakefield is
hereby authorized to purchase, own, lease or otherwise have an interest in any
real or personal property located outside the limits of said town for purposes
relating directly or indirectly to gaining access to or connecting with any
natural gas pipeline or gas main and any equipment related thereto located
outside the limits of said town including, but not limited to, any such
pipeline, gas main or equipment owned or operated by El Paso Energy Corporation
or an affiliate thereof or successor thereto.
This act shall take effect upon its passage.