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 any general or special law to the contrary, the town of Lancaster shall place on the ballot, at a special town election to be held 35 days after the effective date of this act, the following question:
"Shall the town vote to accept section 282 of chapter 149 of the acts of 2004, which makes Claire B. McNamara, the surviving spouse of firefighter Martin H. McNamara V, so long as she remains unmarried, and her dependents, eligible for health insurance through the town of Lancaster on the same basis as all other retirees with responsibility for the retiree's share of all premiums?"
If a majority of the votes cast in answer to this question is in the affirmative, section 282 of chapter 149 of the acts of 2004 shall take effect, but not otherwise.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.