Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 21 of chapter 240 of the acts of 1899 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 17, the words "and special police officers".
SECTION 2. The chief of the police department of the city of Somerville may, on the application of any corporation or person whom he deems responsible, appoint special police officers. Such special police officers shall not be compensated by said city. Any special police officer, appointed on the application of a person or corporation, shall not be considered an employee or agent of the city of Somerville for the purposes of chapter two hundred and fifty-eight of the General Laws. Said city and its employees shall not be liable for the conduct of any such special police officers.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.