Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law or town by-law to the contrary, the selectmen of the town of Otis are hereby authorized to call a new annual town election for the year nineteen hundred and eighty-six. Said election shall be held as soon as practicable in accordance with the provisions of chapter fifty-four of the General Laws and any town by-law concerning the posting of warrants for annual town elections. The names of candidates on the ballot at said election shall be identical to those at the May twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and eighty-six annual town election. Only voters eligible to vote in said May twenty-seventh election may vote in the new election. All absent voting ballots received by the town clerk for the May twenty-seventh election shall be counted in the new election, as shall any additional absent voting ballot received before the polls close at the new election.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.