AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE EXPENDITURE OF CERTAIN FUNDS BY THE DIVISION OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE.
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 division of medical assistance may expend an amount not to exceed $40,000 for cost containment purposes; provided, however, that the purpose and amount of the expenditures have been transmitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means; and provided, further, that the expenditures shall be made pursuant to funds authorized by section 1 of chapter 43 of the acts of 1999, and shall be charged to item 4000-0300 upon the enactment of the general appropriation act for fiscal year 2000.
SECTION 2. Section 1 is hereby repealed.
SECTION 3. Section 2 of this act shall take effect on October 31, 1999. The remainder of this act shall take effect as of August 19, 1999.