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. Chapter 187 of the acts of 1998 is hereby amended by striking out the second sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- The commission shall have the powers of a conservation commission with respect to the acquisition of interests in land and the expenditure of funds under section 8C of chapter 40 of the General Laws; provided, however, that any acquisition of interests in land by the commission shall require authorization by a majority vote of the town meeting of the town of Marion.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved, September 20, 2012.