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The 193rd 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. (a) Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the sewer commission of the town of Royalston is hereby abolished and the tenure of any incumbent commissioner terminated.

(b) Upon the effective date of this act, the select board of the town of Royalston shall have all the powers and duties now or from time to time vested in the sewer commission and sewer commissioners by general or special law, town by-law or other applicable law. This act shall not revoke or limit the town or the select board from exercising any powers or duties previously granted to the sewer commission and the sewer commissioners. No existing contract or liability in force on the effective date of this act shall be affected.

(c) This act shall not affect or otherwise alter the responsibility of the department of public works of the town of Royalston to operate and maintain the wastewater treatment system pursuant to chapter 417 of the acts of 1996.

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

Approved, December 30, 2019.