Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law or charter provision to the contrary, the results of the 1997 annual town election held in the town of Plymouth, including the election of Viriato DeMacedo as a town meeting member for Precinct 8, are hereby ratified, validated and confirmed and said Viriato DeMacedo is hereby authorized to serve and perform the duties of the office of town meeting member until the expiration of the term for which he was elected.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.