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. Paragraph (a) of section 8 of chapter 686 of the acts of 1970 is hereby amended by adding the following sentence:- For the purposes of this paragraph, only "town office" shall not be construed to include police officers, special police officers or the animal control officer.
SECTION 2. Paragraph (f) of section 12 of said chapter 686 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 3, the word "seven" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- 14.