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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:

Chapter 105 of the acts of 1996 is hereby amended by inserting after section 3 the following section:—

Section 3A. The district, acting by and through its board of water commissioners, may acquire, merge, consolidate, partner, combine, organize, reorganize, associate or otherwise join together or act in concert with any municipality, district, governmental unit or any other form of governmental body, company, or other entity under any form of agreement, contract, compact, consent or accord, including, without limitation, an intermunicipal agreement under section 4A of chapter 40 of the General Laws, for any and all purposes which would further the interests of the inhabitants of the district, as those interests may be determined by the board of water commissioners and ratified by a majority vote of the voters of the district present and voting at a district meeting.

House of Representatives, June 28, 2006.

This Bill having been returned by His Excellency the Governor with his ob-jections thereto in writing (see House 5080) has been passed by the House of Representatives, notwithstanding said objections, two-thirds of the House (135 yeas to 19 nays) having agreed to pass the same.
Sent to the Senate for its action.

Salvatore F. DiMasi, Speaker.
Steven T. James, Clerk.

Senate, June 30, 2006.

Passed by the Senate, notwithstanding the objections of His Excellency the Governor, two-thirds of the members present (29 yeas to 5 nays) having approved the same.

Robert E. Travaglini, President.
William F. Welch, Clerk.