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 chapter 633 of the acts of 1956, chapter 11 of the acts of 1984, section 50A of chapter 43 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, if a vacancy occurs in a ward councilor position of the city council of the city of Quincy for any cause during the first 12 months of the term of office of the council, the city clerk shall forthwith call a special election to elect a new ward councillor for the remainder of the term.
SECTION 2. Any vacancy occurring in the position of councilor-at-large in the council shall be filled pursuant to section 50A of chapter 43 of the General Laws.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.