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. All positions in the department of public works and all maintenance positions in the school department of the town of Swampscott shall be exempt from chapter 31 of the General Laws.
SECTION 2. Section 1 shall not impair the civil service status of any person holding a position in the department of public works or a maintenance position in the school department on the effective date of this act.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.