SECTION 1. Notwithstanding clause eighteenth of section 5 of chapter 59 of the General Laws or any general or special law to the contrary, the town of Harwich may, upon petition of a taxpayer, reduce the real property tax obligations of persons under the age of 60 who in the judgment of the board of assessors are unable to contribute fully to their tax liability by reason of infirmity or financial hardship; provided, that no reduction of said real property tax bills shall exceed $1,000.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
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