Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Section 2B of chapter 21 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1984 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following two paragraphs:-
The absence of a board member from three consecutive meetings, except for sickness supported by the certificate of a physician, shall be deemed neglect of duty, and shall be a cause for removal as provided herein.
In case of the resignation, removal or death of a board member, his successor shall be appointed to fill the remainder of the unexpired term in the same manner and subject to the same qualifications as his predecessor.