Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 7 of chapter 271 of the acts of 1933 is hereby amended by adding the following two sentences:- No person shall be eligible for election to fill a vacancy by the remaining members of a precinct unless that person shall have, prior to the meeting at which the vacancy is to be filled, filed nomination papers with the town clerk, which nomination papers shall have been signed by not less than thirty registered voters of the precinct in which the candidate resides. The board of registrars shall meet on the date of such special meeting referred to above for the purpose of verifying signatures on all nomination papers submitted.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.