SECTION 1. Section 99A of chapter 41 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking the section in its entirety and inserting in place thereof the following section:-
Section 99A. Any member of the regular police or fire department and fire alarm division of a city or town appointed subsequent to August first, nineteen hundred and seventy eight who is not subject to chapter 31 shall reside within fifteen miles of the limits of said city or town. Said distance shall be measured from the closest border limits of said city or town in which said member is employed to the closest border limits of the city or town in which said member lives; provided however, a city or town may increase the fifteen mile residency limit under a collective bargaining agreement negotiated in accordance with chapter 150E.
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