AN ACT DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND RECREATION TO REPAIR CERTAIN CULVERTS.
, The deferred operation of this act would
tend to defeat its purpose, which is to
repair forthwith certain culverts,
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 department of conservation and recreation shall expend or
reimburse necessary funds to repair and replace failed, failing and damaged
culverts in the Sales Creek drainage channel of the cities of Revere and
Boston, which are owned by said department and which pose potential public
health emergencies by preventing adequate drainage of a major watershed, and to
and restore the damaged surfaces in the area surrounding the collapsed or
undermined culverts that pose potential public safety emergencies due to
unstable ground and surface areas under Tomasello Road and other areas,
roadways and drives.
This act shall take effect as of July 1, 2004.
House of Representatives, July 30, 2004.
This Bill having been returned by His Excellency the Governor
objections thereto in writing (see House 5008) has been passed by the
House of Representatives, notwithstanding said objections, two-thirds of
the House (134 yeas to 21 nays) having agreed to pass the same. Sent to the Senate for its action.