Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Chapter 398 of the acts of 1962 is hereby amended by striking out section 3, as amended by chapter 388 of the acts of 1968, and inserting in place thereof the following section:-
Section 3. The membership of the representative town meeting elected in each precinct shall consist of the largest number divisible by three which is not in excess of one and six-tenths per cent of the number of inhabitants in the precinct. The number of elected town meeting members to which each precinct is entitled for the ensuing year shall be determined by the town clerk between January fifteenth and January twentieth of each year, and shall be proportionate to the number of inhabitants on January fifteenth of that year.