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  • Acts
  • 2002
  • Chapter 224 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE CONVEYANCE OF A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND IN THE TOWN OF GRAFTON.

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 any general or special law to the contrary, but subject to sections 40F½, 40I and 40J of chapter 7 of the General Laws, the commissioner of the division of capital asset management and maintenance may, in consultation with the department of state police, convey by deed a certain parcel of land and structure located in the town of Grafton, currently being used by the department of state police, comprising approximately 5.2 acres and an existing substation, to the Massachusetts State Police Museum and Learning Center.

SECTION 2. The consideration to be paid by the Massachusetts State Police Museum and Learning Center to the commonwealth shall be equal to or greater than the full and fair market value for the land and structure described in section 1. The commissioner of the division of capital asset management and maintenance shall determine the full and fair market value of the property based upon an independent professional appraisal. The inspector general shall review and comment on the appraisal, and the review and comment shall include an examination of the methodology utilized for the appraisal. The commissioner shall, 30 days prior to the conveyance authorized by this act, submit the appraisal and a report thereon to the inspector general. The inspector general shall prepare a report of his review of the appraisal and file his report with the commissioner, and copies of the same shall be filed with the house and senate committees on ways and means and the chairmen of the joint committee on state administration. The State Police Museum and Learning Center shall be responsible for any costs for appraisals, surveys and other expenses relating to the conveyance of the land and structure.

Approved August 7, 2002.