SECTION 1. The commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance shall, notwithstanding sections 40F 1/2, 40H and 40I of chapter 7 of the General Laws, convey a certain parcel of state owned land acquired for environmental purposes to the town of Hingham for the purposes of restoring, preserving or enhancing areas of scenic beauty or special environmental value. This parcel is shown on the town of Hingham assessors' map 46 and recorded in the registry of deeds for Plymouth county at Plymouth in book 8513, page 117. The exact boundaries of the parcel shall be determined by the commissioner in consultation with the department of highways after completion of a survey.
SECTION 2. The town of Hingham shall assume all costs associated with the engineering, surveys, appraisals, deed preparation and other expenses considered necessary by the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance to execute the conveyances authorized by this act. All money paid to the commonwealth by the town of Hingham as a result of this act shall be deposited with the department of highways.