Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Chapter 171 of the acts of 1888 is hereby amended by inserting after section 1 the following section:-
Section 1A. Upon a petition, in writing, addressed to the board of water commissioners requesting that certain real estate, accurately described therein, located in the town of Leicester and abutting on the water supply district and not otherwise served by a suitable means of water service or sewer disposal, be included within the Leicester water supply district, and signed by the owners of such real estate, or a majority thereof, said water commissioners shall cause a duly warned meeting of the district to be called, at which meeting the voters may vote on the question of including said real estate within the district. If a majority of the voters present and voting thereon vote in the affirmative the district clerk shall, within ten days, file with the town clerk of said town and with the state secretary an attested copy of such petition and vote and, thereupon, said real estate shall become and be a part of the Leicester water supply district and shall be holden in the same manner and to the same extent as the real estate described in section one.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.