Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law or rule to the contrary, for the purposes of chapter thirty-one of the General Laws and rules authorized thereunder, all permanent members of the intermittent police force of the city of Fall River who were appointed to the full time police force of said city on August third, nineteen hundred and eighty-five shall be deemed to have been so appointed on February tenth, nineteen hundred and eighty-three; provided, however, that nothing contained herein shall be construed to entitle any such police officer to any back wages.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.