AN ACT RELATIVE TO ACCEPTANCE OF THE COMMUNITY PRESERVATION ACT IN THE TOWN OF MARBLEHEAD.
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. Notwithstanding section 42C of chapter 54 and subsection (g) of section 3 of chapter 44B of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the state secretary shall print the following question and include a fair, concise summary and description of the purpose of the law to be acted upon, as determined by town counsel, including in this summary the percentage of the surcharge to be imposed, as approved by the May 14, 2002 Marblehead town meeting, on the November 5, 2002 state election ballot for use in the town
"Shall the town of Marblehead accept sections 3 to 7, inclusive, of chapter 44B of the General Laws, as approved by its legislative body, a summary of which appears below?"
If a majority of the voters voting on this question vote in the affirmative,
then its provisions shall take effect in the town, but not otherwise.
This act shall take effect upon its passage.