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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DIVISION OF CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE TO GRANT TO THE ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY LIVING, INC. CERTAIN PARCELS OF LAND IN THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD.

     Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to convey forthwith certain parcels of land, 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 sections 32 to 37, inclusive, of chapter 7C of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance, in consultation with the department of developmental services, may convey to the Association for Community Living, Inc., a certain parcel of land for the construction, maintenance and operation of a residential facility for individuals with developmental disabilities. The parcel of land authorized to be conveyed is shown as lot 12 on a plan of land entitled “Subdivision Plan of Land in Springfield” dated February 9, 1996 and recorded with the Hampden county registry of deeds as land court plan number 18020-G and is a portion of the property acquired by the commonwealth by a deed recorded in the Hampden county registry of deeds as document number 40444 in certificate of title number 13908.
     SECTION 2.  The conveyance of the property described in section 1 shall be for nominal consideration.  The commissioner shall establish the value of the property for both the highest and best use of the property as currently encumbered and for the purposes described in section 1.  The commissioner shall place notification in the central register of the conveyance, the amount of the transaction and the difference between the calculated value and the price received.
     If the property is no longer used for the purpose set forth in section 1, upon any sale or other conveyance of the property by the Association for Community Living, Inc., 50 per cent of the net proceeds from the sale shall be paid to the commonwealth as additional consideration; provided, however, that if the property is sold by the holder of a mortgage on the property, no such payment to the commonwealth shall be required.
     SECTION 3.  Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the Association for Community Living, Inc. shall be responsible for all costs and expenses of the conveyance authorized in section 1 as determined by the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance including, without limitation, the cost of any surveys, plans and recording fees.

Approved, August 12, 2016