Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Chapter 40 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 4G the following section:-
Section 4H. Notwithstanding the provisions of sections four B, four G or section twenty-three of chapter forty-three or of any other general or special law to the contrary, any city, town or regional school district, which accepts the provisions of this section, may purchase and enter into contracts to purchase equipment, supplies and materials from any agency or instrumentality of the federal government, the commonwealth or any of its political subdivisions.