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Chapter 405 AN ACT VALIDATING CERTAIN PROCEEDINGS OF THE PATHFINDER REGIONAL VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT.

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to allow forthwith the town of Oakham to join the Pathfinder regional vocational-technical high school district, 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. Notwithstanding 603 CMR 41.03 or any general or special law to the contrary, the department of elementary and secondary education shall allow the town of Oakham to become a member of the Pathfinder regional vocational-technical high school district in accordance with the vote taken by the town of Oakham on October 29, 2009 and the members of the regional school district as follows: on November 9, 2009 by the town of Palmer; November 18, 2009 by the town of Monson; November 23, 2009 by the town of Ware; December 17, 2009 by the town of New Braintree; February 24, 2010 by the town of Hardwick; April 26, 2010 by the town of Granby; May 10, 2010 by the town of Belchertown; and June 8, 2010 by the town of Warren.

SECTION 1A. Chapter 70 funding allocated in section 3 of chapter 131 of the acts of 2010 shall be transferred to the Pathfinder regional vocational-technical high school district for any Oakham student attending a school in the Pathfinder regional vocational-technical high school district in school year 2011.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect as of July 1, 2010.

Approved, December 30, 2010.


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