Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 5 of chapter 503 of the acts of 1952 is hereby amended by inserting after the word "town", in line 3, the following words:- except that the number of positions thereon shall be limited to seven.
SECTION 2. Section one of this act shall take effect after positions on the school committee of the town have been reduced to seven from its current number of nine positions, which shall occur on the date of the annual town election to be held in the year nineteen hundred and ninety-five, pursuant to the provisions of section two of chapter forty-one of the General Laws. Until such date, section five of chapter five hundred and three of the acts of nineteen hundred and fifty-two shall not be construed to invalidate such reduction; provided, however, that pursuant to the provisions of said section two of said chapter forty-one of the General Laws said town shall reduce the number of positions on said school committee from nine to seven by election at the nineteen hundred and ninety-four annual election of two members and by the election at the nineteen hundred and ninety-five annual election of two members.