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 section 5 of chapter 293 of the acts of 1998, the town of Truro may expend funds received under said chapter 293 for affordable housing purposes; but funds expended for affordable housing purposes shall not exceed 10 per cent of the total funds received under said chapter 293.
SECTION 2. This act shall be submitted to the voters of the town of Truro at the next annual or special town election in the form of the following question which shall be placed on the official ballot to be used at the election in the following manner:-
"Shall an act passed by the general court in the year 2002, entitled 'An Act relative to affordable housing in the town of Truro', be accepted?"
If a majority of the votes cast in answer to such question is in the affirmative, this act shall thereupon take full effect, but not otherwise.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.