Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary a treasurer/collector of the town of Dennis shall be appointed by the board of selectmen of said town for a term not to exceed three years and the person so appointed shall have all the powers and duties vested in the office of treasurer and in the office of collector. A vacancy in such office shall be filled in a like manner for the unexpired portion of the term.
SECTION 2. Notwithstanding the provisions of section one the incumbents in the offices of treasurer and collector upon the effective date of this act shall continue to hold said offices and to perform the duties thereof until the expiration of their terms and the appointment of a treasurer/collector or a precedent vacating of this office.
SECTION 3. This act shall be submitted for acceptance to the voters of the town of Dennis at the next annual or special town election in the form of the following question which shall be placed upon the official ballot to be used for the election of town officers at said election:-
"Shall an act passed by the general court in the year nineteen hundred and ninety-five entitled 'An Act providing for the appointment of a treasurer/collector in the town of Dennis', be accepted " If a majority of the votes cast in answer to said question is in the affirmative, this act shall therefore take full effect, but not otherwise.
SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage.