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 425 of the acts of 1983 is hereby amended by striking out subsection 10.8 and inserting in place thereof the following subsection:-
10.8 City Residence Required
Every person who is appointed to a city office, or who is employed by the city in any capacity, after January first, nineteen hundred and eighty-six, not a resident of the city at the time of such appointment or employment shall within two years following such appointment or employment, establish such residence as principal domicile; or such appointment or employment shall be forfeited; provided, however, that employees subject to tenure under the jurisdiction of the school committee shall not be required to establish a principal domicile until one year after they have attained tenure except as otherwise provided by the General Laws. The provisions of this section shall not apply to any person who was appointed by or in the employ of the city prior to January second, nineteen hundred and eighty-six and who has continuously served in such appointment or employment thereafter.
SECTION 2. Subsection 11.7 of said section 1 of said chapter 425 is hereby amended by striking out paragraph (h).
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.