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. Paragraph (d) of section 8 of chapter 372 of the acts of 1984 is hereby amended by inserting after the word "Quincy", in line 7, the following word:- , Reading.
SECTION 2. Notwithstanding section 1, the provision of water services by the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority to the town of Reading shall commence only after the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority board of directors has voted approval after making findings as required in clauses (1) to (6), inclusive, of said paragraph (d) of section 8 of chapter 372 of the acts of 1984 and other determinations in accordance with its applicable policies, and after all required approvals have been received, including approval of other regulatory bodies where required and the advisory board of the authority, but section 71 of said chapter 372 shall not apply.