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, the chief of police of the town of East Bridgewater shall be the appointing authority for all appointments and promotions within the police department of the town of East Bridgewater below the rank of chief.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.