Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
SECTION 1. Section 2-11 of the charter of the city known as the town of Barnstable, which is on file in the office of the archivist of the commonwealth, as provided in section 12 of chapter 43B of the General Laws,is hereby amended by striking out the last sentence.
SECTION 2. This act shall be submitted for acceptance to the voters of the city known as the town of Barnstable at the town election to be held on November 2, 1999 in the form of the following question which shall be placed on the official ballot to be used for the election:-
"Shall an act passed by the general court in the year 1999, entitled 'An Act providing for the elimination of term limits in the town of Barnstable', be accepted?"
If a majority of the votes in answer to said question is in the affirmative, section 1 of this act shall take full effect as of January 1, 2001, but not otherwise.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.