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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts


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 section 16 of chapter 30B, and section 3 of chapter 40 of the General Laws and chapter 312 of the acts of 1996 or any other general or special law to the contrary, the town of Foxborough may lease, for a term exceeding 10 years, certain property acquired under said chapter 312 for use as a children's advocacy center on such terms as the board of selectmen may determine. The property is shown as "Lot H-1 Lease Area" and "Lot H-2 Lease Area" and bounded by the lease lines shown on a plan entitled "Site Plan of Land in Foxborough, MA, "Children's Advocacy Center"," drawn by Bay Colony Group, Inc., dated July 18, 2005, with revisions as shown dated September 29, 2005, which is on file with the town clerk. The proceeds or a portion thereof, if any, of the lease shall be used by the town for recreational improvements to achieve no net loss in lands which were acquired for the purposes stated in article 97 of the Amendments to the Constitution.

SECTION 2. No document transferring care, custody, control, and management of the property described in section 1 shall be valid unless such document provides that said property shall be used solely for the purposes of providing for the operation of a children's advocacy center as described in section 1. The document shall include a reversionary clause that stipulates that the property will revert to municipal recreational purposes if the property ceases to be used for the purposes described in section 1.

SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved November 18, 2005.