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 section one hundred of chapter forty-one of the General Laws, the town of Holliston is hereby authorized to assume medical expenses and to compensate the call fire and the call ambulance personnel of the fire department in the event of injury, disability or death while in the line of duty and to purchase a policy or policies of insurance for said purpose. Such compensation shall be in accordance with a schedule approved by the board of selectmen and such schedule may exceed any statutory limits provided for in section eighty-five H of chapter thirty-two of the General Laws.
SECTION 2. Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law or regulation to the contrary, the town of Holliston is hereby authorized to appropriate in any year money to establish a fund, which shall be kept separate and apart from all other monies by the treasurer, for the purpose of making medical and disability payments for call fire and call ambulance personnel of the town of Holliston who are injured in the line of duty and to pay the costs of any policy or policies of insurance purchased for said purpose. Said fund may be deposited or invested in such manner as may be legal for the town.
SECTION 3. The action taken with respect to Article 4 of the warrant for the special town meeting held on July twenty-fourth, nineteen hundred and eighty-five is hereby validated, ratified and confirmed as if sections one and two were in effect at the same time as the said town meeting was held.
SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage.