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 thirty-three of chapter thirty-one of the General Laws or the first sentence of section thirty-nine of said chapter thirty-one or any other general or special law or rule or regulation to the contrary, if a permanent employee of the fire department of the city known as the town of Watertown serving in any position in a title above the lowest title is to be separated or reduced in rank due to abolition of the position or lack of money, each such employee shall be separated from such position according to such employee's seniority in title based on such employee's length of service in such title after permanent promotion in the department and any such employee shall be reinstated to such position previously held by such employee according to the same seniority system as provided herein.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.