AN ACT VALIDATING ACTION TAKEN AT THE SPECIAL TOWN MEETINGS HELD BY THE TOWN OF MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Notwithstanding section 10 of
chapter 39 of the General
Laws or any other general or special law or by-law to the contrary, the acts
and proceedings taken by the town of Manchester-by-the-Sea at the special town
meetings held on April 2, 2001 and April 1, 2002, and all actions taken
pursuant thereto including the award of, appropriation for and payment of
contracts, are hereby ratified, validated and confirmed to the same extent as
if the warrants for these town meetings had been posted and published in full
compliance with law and town by-laws.
This act shall take effect upon its passage.