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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT EXEMPTING FROM TAXATION CERTAIN PROPERTY UNDER THE HISTORIC CURATORSHIP PROGRAM IN THE TOWN OF HAMILTON.

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 any general or special law to the contrary, the historic property owned by the commonwealth through the department of conservation and recreation located at 550 Highland street in the town of Hamilton shall not be subject to chapter 59 of the General Laws for any such period of time that the property is leased by the department to 1 or more residential curators pursuant to the curatorship program established by section 44 of chapter 85 of the acts of 1994, so long as the curators are in compliance with the terms of the lease and the curatorship program.

SECTION 2.  Unpaid property taxes assessed by the town of Hamilton on the historic property described in section 1 or on the holder of any leasehold interest in such property pursuant to the curatorship program established by section 44 of chapter 85 of the acts of 1994 shall be abated and exempt from collection under chapter 60 of the General Laws or any other general or special law. 

SECTION 3.  This act shall take effect upon its passage. 

Approved, September 15, 2020.