Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. The position of city engineer in the city of Lowell shall be exempt from the provisions of sections eighty-one D to eighty-one T, inclusive, of chapter one hundred and twelve of the General Laws; provided, however, that said city engineer has previously attained a civil service rating of at least assistant civil engineer.
SECTION 2. The provisions of section one of this act shall become inoperative one year following the effective date of this act, and no incumbent city engineer appointed pursuant to the provisions of this act shall continue to serve in said position unless said incumbent shall have met the requirements for such service as set forth in sections eighty-one D to eighty-one T, inclusive, of chapter one hundred and twelve of the General Laws.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its acceptance by the city of Lowell.