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 26 of chapter 280 of the acts of 1932, as appearing in section 1 of chapter 401 of the acts of 1983, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 6, the words "a commissioner of public health,".
SECTION 2. Said section 26 of said chapter 280, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out, in lines 10 and 14, the words "commissioners of public health and" and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following words:- commissioner of.
SECTION 3. Said section 26 of said chapter 280, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out the fifth paragraph.
SECTION 4. The city of Pittsfield may establish, by ordinance, a board of health consisting of 5 members, 1 of whom shall be a physician.
SECTION 5. This act shall take effect upon its passage.