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. Notwithstanding section 4 of chapter 387 of the acts of 2000 or any other general or special law to the contrary, rule or regulation to the contrary, the mayor of the city of Haverhill, with the approval of the city council, is hereby authorized under chapter 44 of the General Laws or any other enabling authority, to borrow the amount of $327,675 to finance the purchase of school department text books.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved July 8, 2008