Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. The first paragraph of section 3 of chapter 26 of the acts of 1927 is hereby amended by striking out the first sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- Any representative town meeting held under the provisions of this act, except as otherwise provided herein, shall be limited to the voters elected under section two, with the following, designated as town meeting members at large; namely, any member of the general court of the commonwealth from the town, the selectmen, the moderator, the town clerk, the chairmen of the trustees of the public library, the chairman of the planning board, the chairman of the school board, the chairman of the board of assessors, the chairman of the board of health, the board of public works and the chairman of the finance committee.
SECTION 2. Section 4 of said chapter 26 is hereby amended by striking out the first sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- Nomination of candidates for town meeting members to be elected under this act shall be made by nomination papers signed by not less than twenty voters of the precinct in which the candidate resides and filed with the town clerk at least thirty-five days before the election; provided, however, that any town meeting member may become a candidate for re-election by giving written notice thereof to the town clerk at least thirty-five days before the election.