Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. The treasurer of Essex county is hereby authorized, with the approval of the county commissioners, to pay from any available funds certain unpaid bills totaling eighty-two thousand eight hundred four dollars and twenty-nine cents to the following vendors for goods and services supplied or rendered to said county in past fiscal years, which bills are legally unenforceable against said county: commonwealth of Massachusetts, board of retirement, twenty-four thousand one hundred seven dollars and ninety-three cents; commonwealth of Massachusetts, division of employment security, three thousand six hundred seventy-five dollars and thirty-nine cents; Cat Scanner Assoc. of North Shore, two hundred seventy dollars; South Essex Sewerage District, forty-four thousand six hundred ninety-one dollars and seventy-two cents; Doctor Albert W. Shub, two thousand ninety-eight dollars and ninety cents; Doctor George W. Curtis, one thousand four hundred dollars; Francis Luz, three thousand four hundred ninety-three dollars and forty cents; Richard Visadone, two thousand eight hundred forty-five dollars; Lawrence General Hospital, seventy dollars; Lawrence General Hospital, thirty-one dollars and ninety-five cents; Lemuel Shattuck Hospital, one hundred twenty dollars.
SECTION 2. No bill shall be approved by the county commissioners of said county or paid by said county treasurer thereof under authority of this act, unless approved by the county advisory board and until a certificate has been signed and filed with said treasurer stating under the penalties of perjury that the goods and services for which said bill was submitted were ordered by an official or employee of said county and that such were delivered and actually received by said county or that such services were rendered to said county, or both.