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. Section 42 of chapter 170 of the acts of 1997 is hereby amended by striking out the third paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-
Said commission shall report the results of its investigation and study, together with its recommendations, if any, by filing the same with the house and senate committees on ways and means, the committee on health care, the clerk of the house of representatives, and the clerk of the senate on or before November 1, 2000.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect as of January 1, 1999.