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 chapter thirty-one of the General Laws or any other general or special law or rule to the contrary, the personnel administrator of the commonwealth is hereby authorized and directed to approve the civil service appointments of certain employees of the city known as the town of Agawam; provided, however, that any such employee shall be deemed to have been so appointed on the date on which such employee was hired by said city of Agawam; and provided, further, that such employees whose appointments shall be so approved in accordance with the provisions of this act shall include only the following: Angel Ramos, a public works maintenance man, Alonzo Waterman, a building maintenance man, Paul Meunier, a building maintenance man, Richard Reed, a building maintenance craftsman, David Benoit, a building maintenance craftsman, Germaine Fontaine, a cafeteria helper, Judith Zukowski, a cafeteria helper, and Robert Shoemaker, a motor equipment operator. The provisions of this act shall not be deemed to impair any rights, protections or benefits to which any such employee is entitled on the effective date of this act.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.