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 to the contrary, the position of chief of the police department of the city of Lawrence shall not be subject to the provisions of 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 office of chief of the police department of the city of Lawrence on the effective date of this act.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.