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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT ELIMINATING THE PROPERTY HOLDINGS CAP FOR THE BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY.

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. Section 2 of chapter 114 of the acts of 1878 is hereby amended by striking out the first sentence, as most recently amended by chapter 167 of the acts of 1953, and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- Said corporation shall have the authority to take and hold real and personal estate which may be given, bequeathed or devised to it, and accepted by the trustees for the benefit of the public library of the city of Boston or any branch library, or any purpose connected therewith.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved November 1, 2006.