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. The position of police chief of the city of Revere shall be exempt from chapter 31 of the General Laws.
SECTION 2. The police chief of the city of Revere shall be appointed by the mayor for a term of office of 5 years subject to the confirmation of the city council.
SECTION 3. Appointments to the position of police chief of the city of Revere shall be limited to officers of the Revere police department who have attained the rank of lieutenant and who have served in that rank for 5 years or more, and to officers of the department who have attained the rank of captain.
SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage.