AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO CONVEY CERTAIN LAND TO THE TOWN OF WHITMAN.
, The deferred operation of this act would
tend to defeat its purpose, which is to
forthwith authorize the conveyance of certain land to the town of Whitman,
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,
The commissioner of the division of capital asset
management and maintenance may convey to the
town of Whitman, for nominal consideration notwithstanding sections 40F to
40J, inclusive, of chapter 7 of the General Laws or any other general or
special law or rule or regulation to the contrary, by deed, a parcel of
state-owned land located in the town, formerly under the care and control of
the armory commission, for use by the town as a public safety facility. The
parcel, as shown on a deed dated February 12, 1957, and recorded in the
Plymouth county registry of deeds Book 2555 page 28, was conveyed from
inhabitants of the town of Whitman to the commonwealth.
The town of Whitman shall pay for all costs of the
appraisal, survey and deed
preparation for the conveyance of the property authorized by this act, as
deemed necessary by the commissioner of capital asset management and
If the property ceases to be used at any time for the
purpose described in section 1, or is used for any purpose other than the
purpose stated therein, the property, upon notice by the commissioner of the
division of capital asset management and maintenance, shall revert to the care
and control of the commonwealth and any further disposition of the property
shall be subject to sections 40E to 40J, inclusive, of chapter 7 of the
General Laws, and shall require the prior approval of the general court.
Passed without Governor's signature, July 18, 2004.