AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE TERMS OF CERTAIN BONDS TO BE ISSUED BY THE COMMONWEALTH.
, The deferred operation of this act would
tend to defeat its purpose, which is forthwith to
facilitate the issuance of bonds to carry out the purposes of
a certain act passed by the general court,
therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law,
necessary for the immediate preservation of the
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the bonds which
the state treasurer may issue under subsection (b) of section 580B of
of the acts of 2003, shall be issued for a term not to exceed 20 years. All
such bonds shall be payable not later than
June 30, 2029, as recommended by the governor in a message to the general
court dated August 11, 2003 pursuant to Section 3 of Article LXII of the
Amendments to the Constitution.