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 to the contrary, the city of Newton is hereby authorized to negotiate and arrange for the purchase of a policy or policies of disability insurance for its active employees on such terms and conditions as it deems to be in the best interests of its employees. Said insurance may be written as either a group plan or individual policies. Said insurance may be written to provide that the full amount of premiums shall be paid by the participating employees. The city of Newton may make payroll deductions for such insurance premiums, or a portion thereof.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.