AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE UNCOMPENSATED CARE TRUST FUND.
Whereas , The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to transferring money to the uncompensated care trust fund, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.
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, the comptroller, in consultation with the division of health care finance and policy and the secretary of health and human services, shall transfer $75,000,000 in unexpended amounts from account number 4000-0896 in MMARS to revenues available for the administration of the uncompensated pool, as established under subsection (d) of section 18 of chapter 118G of the General Laws, on or before October 1, 2004.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect as of July 1, 2004.