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 Middlesex county, with approval of the county commissioners and the advisory board on county expenditures, is hereby authorized to pay from any available funds during the current fiscal year certain unpaid bills incurred by said county totalling twelve thousand nine hundred twenty dollars and thirty cents as set forth on a list on file in the office of the director of accounts in the department of revenue for goods supplied and services rendered to said county during the years nineteen hundred and seventy-six through nineteen hundred and eighty-one, which bills are legally unenforceable against said county.
SECTION 2. No bill shall be approved by the county commissioners of said county or paid by said county treasurer under the authority of this act, unless and until a certificate has been signed and filed with said county treasurer stating, under penalties of perjury, that the goods or services for which said bill had been submitted were ordered by an official or an employee of said county, and that such goods were delivered and actually received by said county and that such services were rendered to such county, or both.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.