Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 1 of chapter 358 of the acts of 1977 is hereby amended by inserting after the word "enforcement", in line 3, the words:- or who has acquired sixty credit hours in a criminal justice or law enforcement course at an accredited college and.
SECTION 2. Section 4 of said chapter 358, as amended by section 1 of chapter 696 of the acts of 1977, is hereby further amended by striking out the first sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- The provisions of section sixty-one of chapter thirty-one of the General Laws shall apply to appointments made under this act.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.