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 any general or special law to the contrary, upon acceptance by the town of Winthrop of section 9D of chapter 32B of the General Laws, section 9D½ of said chapter 32B of the General Laws or a combination thereof, the town shall contribute to the premium costs payable by Nancy Lever and Lorraine Shapiro as surviving spouses insured under the town's group insurance program as if said section 9D, said section 9D½ or a combination thereof had been accepted by the town of Winthrop before the date on which Nancy Lever and Lorraine Shapiro became insured as surviving spouses under the provisions of the town's group insurance program.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.