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 7 of chapter 30 of the acts of 1946 is hereby amended by striking out the last sentence, inserted by section 2 of chapter 83 of the acts of 1999 and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:-Notwithstanding any provision of the first sentence to the contrary, if the owners of not less than 66 2/3 per cent of the land abutting a proposed sewer project, calculated on a basis consistent with the determined method of betterment of those lots to be served by the project in accordance with section 15 of chapter 83 of the General Laws, petition the sewer commissioners for construction of an extension of the sewer system subject to betterment, the sewer commissioners may assess betterments up to 100 per cent of the cost of such extension to the sewer system.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved March 27, 2008