Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 4 of chapter 448 of the acts of 1909, as most recently amended by section 2 of chapter 407 of the acts of 1941, is hereby further amended by adding the following sentence:- No person shall hold the office of mayor for more than six consecutive two year terms or twelve consecutive years.
SECTION 2. This act shall be submitted for acceptance to the voters of the city of Taunton at the city election to be held in the year nineteen hundred and ninety-three in the form of the following question, which shall be placed on the official ballot to be used for the election of city officers at said election:-
"Shall an act passed by the general court in the year nineteen hundred and ninety-three, entitled 'An Act limiting consecutive mayoral terms in the city of Taunton', be accepted ".
If a majority of votes cast in answer to said question is in the affirmative, then this act shall take full effect, but not otherwise.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.