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 and fifty-seven of chapter one hundred and forty of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the chief of police of the town of Mashpee or his designee shall carry out the powers and duties assigned to the board of selectmen with respect to dogs under the provisions of said section one hundred and fifty-seven of said chapter one hundred and forty.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.