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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts


Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to compensate forthwith certain court employees, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

Item 2800-0200 of section 2 of chapter 45 of the acts of 2005 is hereby amended by inserting after the words “Forest Park Zoo” the following words:- provided further, that $2,500,000 shall be expended for capital expenses to the Commonwealth Zoological Society; provided further, that $250,000 shall be expended for the Buttonwood Park Zoological Society for a playground for children with disabilities and for other purposes at the Buttonwood Park Zoo in the city of New Bedford.

House of Representatives, July 13, 2006.

This Bill having been returned by His Excellency the Governor with his objections thereto in writing (see House 5161) has been passed by the House of Representatives, notwithstanding said objections, two-thirds of the House (141 yeas to 16 nays) having agreed to pass the same.
Sent to the Senate for its action.
Salvatore F. DiMasi, Speaker.
Steven T. James, Clerk.

Senate, July 13, 2006.

Passed by the Senate, notwithstanding the objections of His Excellency the Governor, two-thirds of the members present (35 yeas to 1 nays) having approved the same.
Robert E. Travaglini, President.
William F. Welch, Clerk.

July 21, 2006.