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 fifty-nine C of chapter forty-eight of the General Laws or any other general or special law or regulation to the contrary, the city of Lawrence shall determine the number of members of its reserve fire force; provided, however, that no appointments shall be made in excess of the number provided for pursuant to said section fifty-nine C subsequent to April first, nineteen hundred and eighty-seven.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.