Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to immediately amend the environmental enhancement and protection program and a certain other matter, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Chapter 280 of the acts of 1994 is hereby amended by striking out section 3 and inserting in place thereof the following section:-
Section 3. The lease price paid by the town of Framingham for said parcel shall be for an amount of one dollar; and, provided further, that the town of Framingham or its designee shall make improvements to the parcel of land to allow for its continued recreational use beyond the expiration of the lease agreement.
SECTION 2. Item 2530-8969 of section 2 of chapter 15 of the acts of 1996 is hereby amended by striking out the words "provided further, that five hundred thousand dollars shall be expended for the study, design, and preparation of plans, if necessary and for the construction and related costs of the establishment of a commercial food processing kitchen to be operated by the department of food and agriculture;" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- provided further, that five hundred thousand dollars shall be expended for the purpose of establishing a commercial food processing, time shared kitchen or kitchens, including, but not limited to, the study, design, preparation of plans, construction and operation of said facility or facilities; provided further, that notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, the department may enter into agreements with one or more entities for this purpose; provided further, that expenditures for this purpose may be provided through a competitive grant or loan process;.
SECTION 3. Item 2120-8964 of said section 2 of said chapter 15 is hereby amended by adding after the word "Wrentham" the following words:- Fulton's Pond Dam in Mansfield;,- and by striking out the figure "$5,000,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $5,060,000.