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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts


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. To provide for continued funding for capital improvements, the sums set forth in section 2, for the several purposes and subject to the conditions specified in this act or in previous appropriation acts, are hereby made available, subject to the laws regulating the disbursement of public funds. These sums shall be in addition to any amounts previously appropriated and made available for the purposes of those items.


Information Technology Division.

1790-3000....................................................... $200,000,000

Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance.

1102-2008....................................................... $175,000,000

SECTION 3. The first sentence of section 17 of chapter 304 of the acts of 2008 is hereby amended by striking out the figure “$451,800,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $651,800,000.

SECTION 4. The first sentence of section 18 of said chapter 304 is hereby amended by striking out the figure “$1,973,005,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $2,148,005,000.

SECTION 5. To provide for the continued availability of certain bond-funded spending authorizations which otherwise would expire, the balances of the following items and any allocations thereof are hereby extended through June 30, 2017, for the purposes of and subject to the conditions stated for these items in the original authorizations and any amendments to such authorizations: 1102-2008 and 1790-3000.

SECTION 5A. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the bonds that the state treasurer may issue pursuant to this act shall be issued for a term not to exceed 30 years. All such bonds shall be payable not later than June 30, 2048, as recommended by the governor in a message to the general court dated June 17, 2013 under section 3 of Article LXII of the Amendments to the Constitution.

SECTION 6. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, June 21 , 2013.