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Chapter 50 AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN THE CITY OF TAUNTON.

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. Construction and development activity related to redevelopment by the Taunton Housing Authority of the federally funded Taunton HOPE VI public housing project, or any part thereof, shall not be subject to any general or special law related to the procurement and award of contracts for the construction, reconstruction, installation, demolition, maintenance or repair of buildings, streets or other infrastructure by a public agency, but shall be subject to sections 26 to 27H, inclusive, of chapter 149 of the General Laws. Construction and development of streets and other infrastructure related to redevelopment by the Taunton Housing Authority of such public housing project shall not be subject to any general or special law related to the procurement and award of contracts for the construction, reconstruction, installation, demolition, maintenance or repair of streets or other infrastructure by a public agency, but shall be subject to said sections 26 to 27H, inclusive, of said chapter 149, notwithstanding that such streets and other infrastructure may later be accepted as public ways or conveyed to the city of Taunton or an agency or authority thereof. A conveyance of the project, whether by leasehold or fee estate to an urban redevelopment corporation organized under chapter 121A of the General Laws or to a nonprofit corporation organized for the purpose of revitalizing the project shall be subject to chapter 30B of the General Laws if the project is conveyed to an entity that is not owned, controlled or managed by the Taunton Housing Authority on the date of the conveyance.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, March 9, 2012.


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