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, the amount of $1,460,000,000 is hereby appropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2000, to meet necessary expenditures prior to the enactment into law of the general appropriation act for said fiscal year, for the maintenance and operations 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 amount shall be in addition to the amount made available for said purposes in section 1 of chapter 25 of the acts of 1999; provided, further, that the authorization contained herein shall cease to be operative as of the effective date of said general appropriation act, and all actions taken under this section shall apply against said general appropriation act; and provided, further, that all expenditures made under this authorization shall be consistent with appropriations made in said general appropriation act.
SECTION 2. Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, the unexpended balances of all capital accounts which otherwise would revert on July 31, 1999, but which are necessary to fund obligations during August 1999, are hereby re-authorized through August 31, 1999; provided, however, that the re-authorizations contained herein shall terminate upon enactment of capital account extension legislation.
SECTION 3. Section 1 shall take effect as of July 1, 1999. Section 2 shall take effect as of June 30, 1999.