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. Chapter 4 of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking out section 4, as appearing in the 2002 Official Edition, and inserting in place thereof the following section:-
Section 4. Wherever a statute is to take effect upon its acceptance by a municipality or district, or is to be effective in municipalities or districts accepting its provisions, this acceptance shall be, except as otherwise provided in that statute, in a municipality, by vote of the legislative body, subject to the charter of the municipality, or, in a district, by vote of the district at a district meeting.
SECTION 2. Section 7 of said chapter 4, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after clause Nineteenth the following clause:- Nineteenth A, "Municipality" shall mean a city or town.