AN ACT TRANSFERRING CERTAIN FUNDS TO THE MEDICAL ASSISTANCE TRUST FUND.
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:
SECTION 1. The comptroller shall, in consultation with the office of the state treasurer, the executive office for administration and finance, and the executive office of health and human services, develop a schedule and make a series of transfers not to exceed $346,000,000 from the General Fund to the MassHealth provider payment account in the Medical Assistance Trust Fund.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect as of July 1, 2006.
Passed without Governor’s signature, July 24, 2006.