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 chief of police in the town of Plymouth shall not be subject to chapter thirty-one of the General Laws.
SECTION 2. The provisions of section one shall not impair the civil service status of any person holding the position of chief of police in the town of Plymouth on the effective date of this act.
SECTION 3. This act shall be submitted for acceptance to the voters of the town of Plymouth at an annual town election in the form of the following question which shall be placed upon the official ballot to be used for the election of town officers at said meeting:-
"Shall an act passed by the General Court in the year nineteen hundred and eighty-six, entitled 'An Act exempting the position of chief of police in the town of Plymouth from the provisions of the civil service law', be accepted " If a majority of the votes in answer to said question is in the affirmative, this act shall thereupon take full effect, but not otherwise.