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 any general or special law to the contrary, the town of Mattapoisett shall assess interest on apportionments of sewer and water betterment assessments at the actual rate of interest chargeable to the town for the betterment project to which such assessments relate.
SECTION 2. If, upon the effective date of this act, assessments have already been apportioned for the Mattapoisett River Basin Sewer Project and the Buzzards Bay Sewer Extension Project phases I and II, Route 6, Brandt Beach, and 1 or more portions with interest at the rates allowed under section 13 of chapter 80 have been added to the annual tax assessed relative to the assessed properties, from the first day of October after the effective date of this act, such apportioned assessments shall bear interest at the rate authorized by section 1.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved November 16, 2009.